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 - Inflated vabies. The benenis of the Cincinnati...
Inflated vabies. The benenis of the Cincinnati Southern Railroad to the provision interests of the cliy have beeu marked d-iriug the year, not In opening up tbe remote South to our manufactured products, but In materially Increasing the receipts of stock. A large number of hogs came over tlie road Inst winter, while there were liberal receipts of both cattle and sheep during the past spring and summer. The connection now beiug made between MeLeftn avenue Had the Cincinnati aud Baltimore Ifaiilroad by which stock will be trausferrrd without change lu the Cnited ltailroads Stock Yards w ill add materially to our facilities for transacting this business. The general facilities for handling livestock here are steadily, growing better, the desirableness of this as a market is increasing, aud the number of persons who seek tbe city for supplies is enlarging. 1'he business of the Cnited Huilrund stock-yurds, according to the figures of George ledlie, Ksq., Assistant Secretary, furuished elsewhere, show a material increase over 1&77-78, and has been tbe largest In the history of the Yards. Tlie receipts of hogs aggregate stri.bHtt bead, compared witli ,u3,Mvl bead in the previous year; of cattle, l-v-.tyw bead, in comparison with HJ.sM head, and of sheep ad.H head, compared with 274,ir7. In hogs the Increase has been about 12'? per cent., cattle 11 per cent., aud sheu Per cent. The entire receipts of hos, cattle and sheep ax these yurds show an increase over 1H77-7S of 1MU,711 heud. The shipments were as follows: IsTs-Tii, hogs, ' ; cattle, 61.S24; sheep, 244. Ioi 1S77-7S, hogs, l7.i,UH; cattle, Xi&rl; sheep, il7,lcn. It will thus be see u that there has been a material increase in the shipments of all kinds of slock, and yet it is noticeable tlist tbe net receipts also have been mueh larger than in the previous years. The average weight of tbe hogs weiKhedsboivs a material falling oil, having been -4,,, pounds gross, lu comparison with a.'J6 In Js77-7!. Kuih cattle and sheep, however, have increased in weight, the former having averaged Usi.i6 pounds in comparison with 97!.:), and the latter pounds compared with 76.US. It must be remembered, too, that lbei.e nucures do not embrace our entire business in stock. The 'Miami Slock-Yards. slimer's Stock-Yards and the CVivliiKtou Stock-Yards eueli makes lilieral contributions to tbe grand aggregate of the stock business of the city. Committee the in

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 07 Oct 1879, Tue,
  3. Page 9

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