Part 2 Col. 4

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Part 2 Col. 4 - one iias to get home to milk,” the clerk...
one iias to get home to milk,” the clerk explained. 2. Women organizations seldom ¡serve lunch. But there is a Lake City ! fishman who regularly follows thej sales, dispensing smoked catfish. 3. Bidding is faster here, with less! hesitation in the lower brackets. 4. This is a dairy country. The livestock end of the sale usually brings in many more dollars than tne machinery. ; But there isn’t too much difference 1 between a sale here and in Illinois, i The occasion is more or less a com- j munity event, attended bv many who I haven’t the slightest intention of j bidding on anything. Crowds are large: 1,500 people attended the ! Streiff sale Sunday’s sale demonstrated that, horte drawn equipment is nearly as’ hard to sell here as in Illinois. But* good machinery brings more than I the original cost. Good Prires For Machinery A McCormick-Deering hayloader bought for $176 in 1944 brought $185.j A 10-year-old F-14 McCormick j Deering tractor sold for $640. Competing bidders often pay some pietty fancy prices for articles. Mr. j ---------------------------------------------------------

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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