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IPP »t- »v S*&5, W. •%5.t 5 SS^V A •5 •mfc *-^-1 jfc C? Volume 1 .. W- f^l &*5r Swa^ AA. .-it wSs&^hpM I- -f MimsisSM. mk 11 M/0-. •mML-^cm •Ml i(LV V*? "0f'» I |/|P'*,«fl/'uT^-',^iw' OST e^^thing the farmers raise is for sale. We say MOST everything. There are exceptions, it -is, true, but not very many. They raise grain, hogs, sheep, chickens, jburkeys, mules, horses, bulls, cows and calves—all for sale/^'V*' There are few, if any, reguglar exceptions to this ru'e. But there is one notable exception. It is an unusual case. Here is a calf the farmers of North Dakota are rais ing—but not for sale. You will teee his picture on this page. He was born last March right up here on. these. North Dakota prairies? '^f V-k "Alot of people said he was a runt and a -scrub and "should l^ave. been butchered for "veal" before he was two/ w^ks old. But the farmers believ^^%£QI good blood in I&M': FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, NOVEMBER 18, 1916. A Calf That 'Is Not, For,Sale fa HE A N'T F£R 5ALE! But WHAT'LL YOU A E O I *$$$$ '•&&& him and waited. During the summer he shedded off and fattened and now there isn't a likelier looking critter in the United States. Finding they couldn't get him killed a lot of people are trying to strike up a dicker whereby they can get, at least, a part interest in the calf. Others are trying to toll him off into other pastures. Some sneak around the barn and yell "boo!" and try to scare him. Still others heave a stone or brick at him and try to cripple him. They may even put booze in his silage and try to make him drunk. Eventually they will try to buy him outright. &•"'• &S is a pretty well trained calf he is being well fed and closely watched and guarded. He is also strongly temperate and sigaply "ain't for sale. f&SgggOB^^ ss'ijj^sisis Number 9 j-jjjffNr •1 ft?*: J?