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Part 1 - Sunday Favorite Day For Minnesota Sales BY...
Sunday Favorite Day For Minnesota Sales BY CECIL TENDICK i Journal Courier Farm Editor Mazeppa, Minn.—Farm auction sales are pretty much the same everywhere, but there are son\e sectional sectional differences. These were noted when the writer attended the Clarence Clarence Streiff closlngfout sale here in Streiff laughingly observed that last month a car dealer had offered $300 for his 1937 Chevrolet pick-up truck. The dealer laid down a $10 deposit, later reneged on the deal. But the trifek brought an even $400 Sunday. Mr. Streiff sold 26 head of grade Holrteins. The average was $170 a head, with the top cow fetching $245. Twenty pigs weighing aroung 80 pounds brought $25.25 a head. A lieht sow due to farrow next month sold for $60. Fifteen tons of loose, bright mixed alfalfa, clover and timothy hay j States.,Goodhue county The biggest ‘ difference-the sale con-,was hpld on Sllnday< the favorite day of the week for a farm auction. other variances noted include: j Auctions start on time in Min- ta< In Iliinwis evervone knows thp ,.lIe win bepin 30 minules to an brought $18.50 a ton. hour later than the adverrised time. Auctioneers are also pretty much Here the traditional starting time is the same- Here the Maas Brothers. 1:15 p.m.. unless the sale list is Veryi AIbert and Joe* are a great deal like long. The sale moves briskly, “so wejlheir Morgan county counterparts, ; can get it over by 4 o’clock. Every- lho Middendorf Brothers. Albert ^ one iias to get home to milk,” the

Clipped from The Jacksonville Daily Journal10 Aug 1947, SunPage 3

The Jacksonville Daily Journal (Jacksonville, Illinois)10 Aug 1947, SunPage 3
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