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I FARM AND STOCK NOTES. I
5.003 bashels corn wanted. I will
pi-.-e otic dollar an I sixty cants per
barrel for 1,0'JO barrels of corn deliv
ered at the I'ilyrimtijre Distillery dur
ing the months of March and April.
Jxo. W. Mii.t.ek, Mgr.
F.mncrs take notice. Don't give
fiy order for wire fence or fencing
111 ;clincs until you sec L. IJ. Hughes,
who handJes tlie he.t on the market
Call on or address L. 11. Hughes, Marks
bury. Gnrrard County Ivy., or leave
orders with J. R llaselden Lancaster,
Kentucky. G-24.
J "or sale.
Two short horn Hull calves ages G
and S months, for particulars apply to
G. S. Gains. tf.
Frank Bourne bought of Jas. Under
wood two heifers at $25, each.
Mr. Frank Bowen bought a nice cow
and calf from Mr. John Eason, at 10.
V. S. B-'az'cy bought of A. A. Arn
old 20 nice shoats averaging 1-12 lbs.
at 3 l-4c.
It. G. Fox fc Rice sold to Carithcrs &
Beard, of Lexington, nine mules for
0J0. Advocatr.
McCirley and Lawson bought of
J. V. Robinson 03 heavy hogs averging
about 200 lbs. at T.5V per hundred.
C W. Anderson dought of Mr. Mc
Creary, near Hubble, a nice bunch of
shoats weighing 110 lbs. each at 3c!s.
Thomes Sallee, of. the West End,
bou lit 2S ewes from different parties,
piying S3. Harrodsburg Deimcrat.
McCarley and Lawsron will ship to
Cincinnati market this week a nice
load of hogs for which they paid from
: to 3 1-2 cents
Never permit a peice ground to lie
idle because it is rough. Stock it with
sheep, and thej' will at least pay the
interest and taxes.
It is idle to work for nothing when it
can be avoided. Perhaps you have been
wintering stock not good enough to
pay for the gcod feed and care you have
given them.
James W. Miller sold to Labrot &
Graham between 2,000 and 3,000 bar
rels of shelled corn at SI 05. J. A. Co
hen bought S2,195-pound hogs at 3 l-4c
Woodford Sun.
Thirty-five years make a generation.
That is how long Adolph Fisher, of
Zancsvillc, O., suffered from piles. He
was cured by using three boxes of De
Witft Witch Hazel Salver. Stormes'
Drug Store. lm
Many level headed farmers have kept
their faith in the poor, despised iheep,
despite the low prices in recent years.
Sheep will both feed and clothe a man,
which is more than can be said of oth
er farm animals.
II. A. B. Marksbury & Son have
bought in the last few days over 500,
000 lbs. of hemp at S3. 73. Their receipts
have also baen large, last Friday they
received over 93.0J0 lbs. and on Satur
day over 7S,000 lbs.
Some men expect a full blood sire to
produce a colt after his own style and
finish, without any regard to the fact
that the mare is of no style or type
whatever. It is not well to let your
expectations outrun your common
sence.
A farmer can not always have things
his own way, and should look at all
siles of a problem. The price of wool
should not influence him overmuch in
his decision as to keeping sheep, for it
he has a good, large, mutton sheep he
is sure of a profit.
Grinding the feed for the stock will
soon save more than will pay for the
extra labor and expense, whether one
owns a hand machine or a larger one
in common with a company of his
neighbors; but there is such a thing as
grinding too fine.
Wm. Kcllcy Anderson and Monroe
Ftoyd raised on the shares on the
farm of C. A. Robinsoh, and delivered
this week about 30,000 lbs. of hemp and
they deserve the premuim for the
nicest and best handleb hemp of the
season. It was all a strictly No. 1.
'J he coach stallions which were just
being introduced when the panic came,
when bred to good trotting bred mares,
have given the highest harness horses,
but tiiere are so few of them. It is a
wonder that farmers did not keep up
their courage in this line at least.
Col. John B. Castlcman had his deed
to the Shaker property put to record
here Wednesday S22.C30. CoL Cas
tleman is greatly improving the place
in many ways. A single item in beau
tifying the premises is the setting out
of 12,000 trees. Sayings.
. Wm. Arnold sold this week to Price
Hudson, of Danville, for Thompson &
Hudson, of New OrLeans, 24 four-year-old
sugar mules at S90 each, aggregat
ing 2,100. This is the best lot of mules
shipped out of Madison county this
season. Richmond Register.
Lixcor.Jf Iteme: I Shelby Tevis
bought a bunch of dry cows at 2 l-2c.
J. C. Hays sold 50 short yearlings to
Garrard county parlies at S20. Josh
Jones sold to Liroy Lisle, of Jessa
mine, a lot of common steers at 4 l-2c
John Bough sold to a Boyle 'county
party some butcher cattle at 3 l-4c. A.
A. Crutchfield sold to C. M. Jones a
bunch of shoats at 3c. Mark Hardin
sold to J. M. Baughman a bunch of
hogs at 3 l-4c. Interior Journal.
In batter malting everything is biing
sifted down to a business proposition.
Diarymen make more money now than
in the days when butter was higher
because of more scientific methods,
more crsamerics, more summer crops
raised and better cows kept
The heifer with her first calf is but
half a cow, and few are ready to buy
her; yet if she is of good blood and
well cirad for she will grow in value
faster than any other stock on the farm.
Even her objectionable small teats will
become developed with careful hand
ling. HI CUBAN RELIEF cures
luMl&rS Colic' Keumlgiaand Toothache
in tvc 'ralBHtes. Sour Stomach
and Summer Complaidfc. 'JPtke, 25 Cents.
ACCORDING TO TALENTS
All of Us Wi!l Ee Judged on the
Last Cay.
Oar Environment at Birth and Evil I-H-ei:c"
Tint May II:ive Smrouiitluil V
Will lS.s Duly Considered All Men
Not Crcati-d Kqu-il Uev. tor.
Taliuage'ti .Sermon.
Dr. Tnlmagc took for his text Mat
thew vii., 2: ''With what measure ye
mete, it shall be measured to you
again."'
In the greatest sermon ever preach
ed a sermon about 15 minutes long,
according to the ordinary rate of
speech a sermon on the Mount of
Olives, the preacher sitting while He
spoke, according to the ancient mode
of orator, the people were given to
understand that the same yard-stick
that they employed upon others would
be employed upon themselves. Meas
ure others by a- harsh rule, and you
wilK be measured by a harsh rule.
Measure others by a charitable rule,
and you will be measured by a char
itable rule. Give no mercy to others
and no mercy will be given to j'ou.
"With what measure ye mete, it shall
be measured to you again."
There is a great deal of unfairness in
criticism in human conduct. It was to
smite that unfairness that Christ ut
tered the words of the text, and my
sermon will be a re-echo of the divine
sentiment. In estimating the mis
behavior of others, we must take into
consideration the pressure of circum
stances. It is never right to do wrong,
but there are degrees of culpabilitj'.
When men misbehave or commit some
atrocious wickedness we are disposed
indiscriminately to tumble them all
over the bank of condemnation. Suf
fer they ought, and suffer they must,
but in difference of degree.
In the first place, in estimating the
misdoing of others, we must take into
calculation the hereditary tendency.
There is such a thing as good blood,
and there is such a thing as bad blood.
There are families that have had a
moral twist in them for a hundred
years back. They have not been
careful to keep the family record
in that regard. There have been
escapades, and maraudings and
scoundrclisms and moral deficits
all the way back, whether j-ou
call it kleptomania, or pyromania or
dipsomania, or whether it be in a
milder form, and amount to no mania
at alL The strong probability is that
the present criminal started life with
nerve, muscle and bone contaminated.
As some start life with a natural ten
dency to nobility and generosity and
kindness and truthfulness, there are
others who start life with just the op
posite tcndenc, and they are born
liars, or born malcontents, or born
outlaws, or born swindlers.
There is !.n England a school that is
called the Princess Mary school. All
the children in that school are the
children of convicts. The school is
under high-patronage. I had the pleas
ure of being presented at one of their
anniversaries, presided over by the
earl of Kintore. By a wise law in
England, after parents have commit
ted a cirtain number of crimes, and
thcreb shown themselves incompetent
rightly to bring up their children, the
little ones are taken from under per
nicious influences and put in reform
atory schools, where all gracious and
kindly influences shall be brought
upon them, Of course the experiment
is young, and it has got to be demon
strated how large a percentage of the
children of convicts may be brought
up to respectability and usefulness.
But we all know that it is more diffi
cult for children of bad parentage to
do right than for children of good
parentage.
In this country we are taught by the
declaration of American independence
that all people are born equal. There
never was a greater misrepresentation
put in one sentence than in that sen
tence which implies that we are born
equal. You may as well say that flow
ers are born equal, or animals are born
equal. Why does one horse cost S100
and another horse cost 55,000? Why
does one sheep cost S10 and another
sheep cost 500? Difference in blood.
We are wise enough to recognize it
in Iiorses, in cattle, in sheep, but we
are not wise enough to make allow
ances for the difference in the human
blood. Now I demand by the law of
eternal fairness that you be more
lenient in your criticism of those who
were born wrong, in whose ancestral
line there was a hangman's knot, or
who came from a tree the fruit of
which for centuries has been gnarled
and worm-eaten.
Dr. Harris, a reformer, gave some
marvelous statistics in his story of a
woman he called "Margaret, the
mother of criminals." Ninety years
ago she lived in a village in upper New
York state. She was not only poor,
but she was vicious. She was not well
provided for. There were no alms
houses there. The public however,
somewhat looked after her, but chiefly
scoffed at her, and derided her, and
pushed her further down in crime.
That was 00 j'cars ago. There have
been 623 persons in that ancestral line,
200 of them criminals. In one branch
of that family there were 20, and nine
of them have been in state prison, and
nearly all of the others have turned
out badly.
It is estimated that that family cost
the county and state 8100,000, to say
nothing of the property they destroy
ed. Are j'ou not willing, as sensible,
fair people, to acknowledge that it is a
fearful disaster to be born in such an
ancestral line? Does it not make a
great difference whether one descends
from Margaret, the mother of crimi
nals, or from some mother in Israel?
Whether you are the son of Ahab or
the son of Joshua?
It is a very different thing to swim
with the current from what it is to
swim against the current, as some of
you have no doubt found in your sum
mer recreation. If a man finds him
self in an ancestral current, where
there is good blood flowing smoothly
from generation to generation, it is
not a great credit to him if he turn out
good, and honest, and pure, and noble.
He could hardly help it. But suppose he
is born in an ancestral line, in an hered
itary line, where the influences have
been bad, and there has been a coming
down over a moral declivity, if the
man surrenders to the influences he
will go down under the overmastering 1
gravitation unless some supernatural
aid be afforded him. Now, such a per
son deserves not your excoriation, but
your pity. Do not sit with the Hp
curled in scorn, and with an assumed
air of angelic innocence looking down
upon such moral precipitation. You
had better get down on your knees and
first pray Almighty God for your km I
ee, and next thank the Lord that you
have not been thrown under the wheels
of that juggernaut.
In Gn at Britain and in the United
States, in every generation, there are
tens of thousands of persons who are
fully developed criminals and incar
cerated, I say in every generation.
Then I snppu&a there are tens of
thousands of persons not found out
in their criminality. In addition
to Jthese there arc, tens of thou
sands of persons who, not posi
tively becoming criminals, neverthe
less have a criminal tendency. Anyone
of all those thousands, by the grace of
God may become Christian, and resist
the ancestral influence, and open anew
chapter of behavior; but the vast ma
jority of them will not, and it becomes
all men, professional, ministers of
religion, judges of courts, philan
thropists and Christian workers,
to recognize the fact that there
are these Atlantic and Pacific surges
of hereditary evil rolling on through
the centuries. I say of course, a man
can resist this tendency, just as in the
ancestral line mentioned in the first
chapter of Matthew. You see in the
same line in which there was a wicked
Rehoboam and a desperate Manasses,
there afterward came a pious Josiah
and a glorious Christ. But my friends,
you must recognize the fact that these
influences go on from generation to
generation. I am glad to know
however, that a river which has pro
duced nothing but miasma for a hun
dred miles, may after awhile turn the
wheels of factories and help support
industrious and virtuous populations;
and there are family lines which were
poisoned that are a benediction now.
At the last day it will be found out
that there are men who have gone
clear over into all forms of iniquity
and plunged into utter abandonment,
who before they yielded to the first
temptation resisted more evil than
many a man ho has been moral and
upright all his life.
But, supposing now, that in this age,
when there are so many good people,
that I come down into this audience
and select the very best man in it. I
do not mean the man who would style
himself the besA, for probably he is a
hj'poerite; but I mean the man who
before God is really the best. I will
take you out from all your Christian
surroundings. I will put you in a de
praved home. I will put j-ou in a
cradle of iniquity. Who is bending
over that cradle? An intoxicated
mother. Who is that swearing in the
next room? Your father. The neigh
bors come in to talk, and their jokes
are unclean. There is not in the house
a Bible or a moral treatise but only a
few scraps of an old pictorial.
After awhile you are old enough to
get out of the cradle, and you are
struck across the head for naughtiness,
but never in any kindly manner repri
manded. After awhile you are old
enough to go abroad, and you are sent
out with a basket to steal. If you come
homo without any spoil you are whip
ped until the blood comes. At 15 years
of age you go out to fight your own
battles in this world, which seems to
care no more for you than the dog that
has died of a fit under the fence.
You are kicked and cuffed and buf
feted. Some day, rallying your cour
age, you resent some wrong. A man
says: "Who are you? I know who you
are. Your father had free lodgings at
Sing Sing. You mother, she was up
for drunkenness at the criminal court.
Get out of the way, you low-lived
wretch!" My brother, suppose that had
been the history of your advent, and
the history of your earlier surround
ings, would you have been the Chris
tian man you are to-day, seated in this
Christian assembly? I tell you nay.
You would have been a vagabond, an
outlaw, a murderer on the scaffold
atoning for your crime. All these con
siderations ought to make us merciful
in our dealings with the wandering
and the lost
Again, I have to remark, that in our
estimation the misdoing of people who
have fallen from high respectability
and usefulness, we must take into con
sideration the conjunction of circum
stances. In nine cases out of ten the
man who goes astray does not intend
any positive wrong. He has trust
funds. He risks a part of these funds
in investment He says, "Now, if I
should lose that investment I have of
my own property five times as much,
and if this investment should go
wrong I could easily make it up; I
could five times make it up." With
that wrong reasoning he goes on and
makes an investment, and it does not
turn out quite as well as he expected.
and he makes another investment, and
strange to say at the same time all his
other affairs get entangled, and all his
other resources fail, and his hands arc
tied. Now he wants to extricate him
self. He goes a little further on in the
wrong investment He takes a plunge
further ahead, for he wants to save his
wife and children, he wants to save his
home, he wants to save his member
ship in the church. He takes one more
plunge and all is lost
Some morning at 10 o'clock the bank
door is not opened, and there is a card
on the door signed by an officer of the
bank, indicating there is trouble, and
the name of the defaulter or the de
frauder heads the newspaper column
and hundreds of men say: "Good for
him;" hundreds of other men say:
"I'm glad he's found out at last;"
hundreds of other men say: "Just as
I told you;"' hundreds of other men
say: "We couldn't possibly have been
tempted to do that no conjunction of
circumstances could ever" have over
thrown me;" and there is a superabund
ance of indignation, but no pity. The
heavens full of lightning but not one
drop of dew. If God treated us as so
ciety treats that man we would all
have been in hell long ago!
Wait for the alleviating circum
stances. Perhaps he may have baen
the dupe of others. Bafore you let all
the hounds out from their kennel to
maul and tear that man, find out if he
has not been brought up. in a commer
cial establishment where there was a
wrong system of ethics taught; find
out whether that man has not an ex
extravagant wife who is not satisfied
with his honest earnings, and in the
temptation to please her he has gone
into that ruin into which enough
men have fallen and by the same
temptation, to make a procession of
many miles. Perhaps some sudden
sickness may have touched his brain,
and his judgment may be unbalanced.
He is wrong, he is awfully wrong, and
he must be condemned, but there may
be mitigating circumstances. Perhaps
under the same temptation you might
have fallen. The reason some men do
not steal 8200,000 is because they do not
get a chancel Hare righteous indigna
tion you must about that man's con
duct, but temper it with mercy.
uut yon say: "J am gorry tnat-tr j
innocent should 'suffer. es, I am,
too sorry for the widows and orphans
.vho lost their all by that defalcation.
I am sorry also for the Lu auess men,
the honest business men, who have had
their affairs all crippled by that defal
cation. I am sorry for the vener
able Lank 1 resident to whom the
credit of that bank was a matter
of pride. Yes, I am sorry also
for that man who brought all
the distres-; sorry that he sac
rificed body, mind, soul, reputation,
Heaven, and went into the blackness
of darkness forever. You defiantly
say: "I could not be tempted in that
way." Perhaps you may be tested
after awhile. God has a very good
memory, and He sometimes seems to
say: "This man feels so strong in his
innate power and goodness he shall be
tested; he is so full of bitter invective
against that unfortunate it shall bo
shown now whether he has the power
to stand."
Fifteen years go by. The wheel of
fortune turns several times, and you
are in a crisis that you never could
have anticipated. Now, all the powers
of darkness come around, and they
chuckle and they chatter and they say:
"Aha! here is the old fellow who was
so proud of his integrity, and who
bragged he couldn't be overthrown by
temptation, and was so "uproarious in
his demonstrations of indignation at
the defalcation 15 years ago. Let us
see!"
God lets the man go. God, who had
kept that man undi;r His protecting
care, lets the man go, and try for him
self the majesty of his integrity. God
letting the man go, the powers of dark
ness pounce upon him. I see you some
day in your office in great excitement
One of two things you can do. Bo
honest, and be pauperized, and have
your children brought home from
school, your family dethroned in social
influence.
The other thing is, you can step
little aside from that which is right,
you can only just go half an inch out
of the proper path, you can only take
a little risk, and then you have all
your finances fair and right. You
will have a large property. You can
leave a fortune for your chil
dren, and endow a college, and
build a public library in your nativj
town. You halt and wait, and halt
and wath until your lips get white.
You decide to risk it Only a few
strokes of the pen now. But, oh, how
your hand trembles how dreadfully
it trembles! Iho die is cast. By tha
strangest and most awful conjunction
of circumstance any one could hava
imaged you are prostrated. Bankrupt
cy, commeraial annihilation, exposure,
crime. Good men mourn and devils
hold carnival, and you s.'e your own
name at tne ncad 01 the newspaper
column in a whole congress of exclam
ation points; and while you are read'
ing the anathema in the rcportorlal
and editorial paragraph it occurs to
you how much this story is like that of
the defalcation 15 years ago, and a clap
of thunder shakes the window sill.
saying: " ith what measure ye meto
it shall be measured to you again!'
You look in another direction.
There is nothing like conditions of
temper to put a man to disadvantage.
You, a man with fine pulses and a fine
digesttion and perfect health, can not
understand how any body should be
capsiz.'d in temper by an infinitesimal
annoyance. You say: "I couldn't be
unbalanced in that way." Perhaps you
smile at a provocation that
makes an other man swear.
rou pnae yourscll on vour
imperturability. You say with
your manner, though you have too
much good taste to say it with your
words' "I have a great deal more sense
than that man has; I have a great deal
more equipoise of temper than that
man has; I never could make such
pureile exhibition of myself as that
man has made."
INTERESTING ITEMS.
Winning race horses are generally
bays, chestnuts or browns; anil for
every hundred bays among them there
are 50 chestnuts and 30 browns. There
is no record of an important race bein
won by a piebald.
Scientists have been extracting gold
from the waters of the ocean. This
gold is theoretically carried into the
ocean by the streams leading from the
gold regions in the finest form or par
ticles known. It is, in the parlance ol
the mining camp, "flour gold," and in
that shape manifests its presence in
the sands of all the Rocky mountain
plateaus.
oometiues parents, tnrough ignor
ance or neglect, are incapable of prop
erly rearing children. France, with
its comparative retrogradation of pop
ulation, has recently passed a law for
the protection of infants. The law
forbids anyone to give any solid food
of any kind to children under one year
without written authority of a qualified
medical man. I he medical profession ol
France petitioned for its enactment,
believing that the frequent verdicts ol
"died from eating improper food" will
cease.
These is a little, low-ceiling shop
down at the foot of Washmgtonstreet,
New York, where Bibles and rum ara
sold side by side, and the patrons of
the place for one thing or the other in
clude Russians, 'longshoremen, Turks,
Armenians, Irishmen and Syrians,
The place is fitted up with a bar, be
hind which a woman serves drinks
part of the day. The Bibles and pray
er books are in a case at the end of the
bar. This part of the town is near the
Syrian and Armenian colony, and some
of them are not aversed to mixing
piety with drinks.
The rapid-fire automatic gun recent
ly adopted by the navy department is
a weapon of immense destructiveness.
It can be operated by one man and da
more damage in an hour than a com
pany of infantry could execute with
the ordinary rifle in a day. It can de
liver 200 balls a minute with absolute
precision for an indefinite length of
time. Its fire may be concentrated on
one point or distributed over any area.
At a recent test its bullets passed
through a barrier consisting of a 12
inch brick wall, backed by two feet ol
oak and a half-inch steel plate.
A remarkable application has been
made to the French government in the
case of a man named Germain Cirasse,
who was tried for murder and con
demned to death as long ago as 1853,
His three daughters have petitioned
the authorities to review the trial and
exonerate their father, although lid
was executed more than 40 years since.
"The crime, evan if committed, was
partly political, but there are abund.
ant reasons for believing that Cirasse
was the victim of a judicial blunder. r
H 'g said in Paris that the petition oi
e daughters is so strongly siuuMrted
0; evidence wat it will
ALL WOMEN
Should know that the
"Old Time" Remedy,
Is the best for haale TmmMm. f!nrrprt3 nil
Irregularities in Female Organs. Should be
tasen lor Chinf e of Life ana before CeiM-BMh.
Plasters "Old Time" Remedies have stood the
test for twenty years.
Hade only by New Spencer Medicine Co.. Chat
tanooga, Tennessee.
For sale by R. E. McRobert. Lancaster
R. KINNAIRD'S
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Representing Over
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tna of Hartford.
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German American of New York.
Liverpool and London and Globe.
I also represent the old reliable
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COMPANY.
SPING 1898.
Trees, Plants, Vines
The Blue Grass Nurseries offer
everything for Orchard, Garden
and I,avn. No Agents.
Strawberries and general nursery
Catalogues on application to
W. F. HIU,ENMEYER,
Lexington, Ky.
Telephone, 279.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Garrard Lodge No. 29, Knights
ot Pythias, meets every Thursday
night in Odd Fellows hall. All vis
iting Knights are fraternally invi
ted. G. B. Swinebroad, C. C.
J. E. Robinson, K. R. & S.
Assignees Notice.
Notice Is hereby given ihat as assignee of F.
L. Bnrdett assigned. I will sit to receive
claims against the estate ol said Bnrdett at
the law office of Lewis L.Walker In Lancaster,
Ky , on 25th day of April 1898. All persons
haviug claims against said estate will present
mem uk iu uiuc pruuerly proven.
This March ICth 1898.
A. D. HUGHE?,
march 18 4t. Assignee.
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Taken from the Louisville Times of
Wednesday alternoon :
WHEAT No. 2 red and longberry 95c;
No 3 red and longberry 93c; rejected 28c
less; on levee lc less.
CORN No. 2 whiteS2c;No.2 mUed 30c
CATTLE Extra shipping $3 50 390
Light shipping 3 50 3 75
Best Butchers 4 45 4 75
Fair to good bntchers 3 85 4 35
Common to medium bntchers 3 60 3 90
Thin, rough steers, poor cows and
scalawags 1 25 2 25
Good to extra oxen 3 50 3 90
Common to medium oxen 2 50 3 50
Feeders 4 00 4 65
Stackers 4 CO 4 75
Bulls 250 360
Veal calves 5 75 6 25
MILCH COWS Choice 35 0045 00
Fair to good 15 0025 00
HOGS Choice packing and butch
ers, 225 to 300 lbs 4 CO 4 00
Fair to good packing, 180 to 200 lbs. . 4 CO 4 00
Good to extra light, 160 to 180 lbs.... 3 95 4 00
Fat shoats. 120 to 150 lbs 3 60 3 90
Fat shoats, 100 to 120 lbs 3 25 3 60
Figs 60 to 901bs 3 00 3 25
Roughs 150 to 400 lbs: 250 335
SHEEP and LAMBS Good to ex
tra skipping sheep..;. 375 400
Fair to good.: ?. 3009 32S
Common to medium . .... 206 250
,Bcka 2 75 SO
Skips and sol Uw'an. per head 50 1 00
Extra shipping lambs;. 4 75 5 00
Best batcher lambs 425 475
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