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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
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, NOVEMBER 18, 1916.
A Calf That 'Is Not, For,Sale
HE A N'T
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. &•"'•
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.
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