BONES OF A GIANT RACE
LATELY UNEARTHED IN THE WILDS OF NORTHERN MINNESOTA.
A Buried Family, Consisting of a Nine-Foot Father, a Mother Nearly as Tall, and an Infant that Must have Measured 5 Feet.
From the St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
ELY, Minn., Sept. 1. – While Minnesota as a State is getting fairly well along in years, as Western States go, still there are many large tracts over which white men have not travelled to any extent, and about which little is known, except as fragmentary information has been brought in by hunters and guides who have had occasion to pass over the territory. This is particularly true of the extreme northern portion of the State, which, until gold was found there, was as little known as were the vast wildernesses to the west when the Pilgrim Fathers landed at Plymouth Rock.
The steady rush of settlers to this section and of the gold seekers to the regions further north has resulted in
From the St. Louis Globe Democrat.
- Minnesota, Saint Louis County, Sept,. 1, 1895.