News from 1900: $3,000 paid for wolf bounties since March 1

From the Marshall Independent in Minnesota:

(May 11, 1900) — The wolf hunters and farmers have made a good stake out of the county this spring. The county auditor has issued warrants for wolf bounties amounting to $2,953 from March 1st, up to last Saturday. From the first of January $7 is paid for the scalp of grown wolves, and $5 the balance of the year, while $3 a head is paid for cubs. Of this bounty for the extermination of wolves the state reimburses the county for two-thirds the amount paid, but the reimbursement is not received till August 1st.

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