Clipped From The Piqua Daily Call
PROCEEDS OF COUNTY VICTORY HOG SALE WILL EXCEED DRIVE QUOTA OF $100,000.00 More Than a Thousand at Wor Bond Livestock Auction; Auction; Miami Has Doubled Record of Other VmJP Areo Peratin9 Under Similar Plan, War Savings Chairman Reports. Proceeds of the Miami county Victory Hog club sale held Wednesday Wednesday will boost the total In war bonds upwards of $100,000 by the end of the current year, It was an - nouncea today by William F. Martin, Martin, Miami Valley Production Cre - dlt itlon, Between 1,000 and 1,200 persons were attracted to the sale which was held at the sales pen between the hog and sheep bams at the Miami Miami county fairgrounds. Although complete tabulation of the return from the sale has not been completed, Mr. Martin estimated estimated that livestock and produce, together with grain and farm machinery machinery netted Miami county farmers farmers approximately $11,7C0. War bond purchases already leiwrted totaled 511,000 and there are more to be purchased, Mr. Martin said. The aforementioned amounts together together with $46 ,000 in bonds already already purchased and assurances from farmers that they will fulfill their pledges as soon as they sell their hogs will boost the grand tot - ARRANGE MEETINGS OF CLOCK LEADERS TUES., WEDNESDAY Frank Z McColloch, chief of the Citizens War Services division of L, Black, PIqua, co - chairmen of the sales committee, said that Miami I county's purchases In war bonds already has doubled that of any of 1 the other seven counties who arc cooperating with the Miami Valley I i - iuuuunon wretnt association li seeming farmer pledges through the Victory Hog club program. The other participating counties are: Champaign. Darke, Montgomery, Montgomery, Warren, Clark, Greene, and Preble. , Eold yesterday were 200 head of hogs, nine head of horses, 15 head of cattle, 62 head , of sheep, three head of goafs, a crate of chickens, clover seed and farm implements. .caiure oi ine sale was the purchase of two turkeys which brought a total of $2,200. One ofi the birds brought a high bid of SI, - 1 TOU and the other brought $500. The fowls were put up after an announcement announcement was made that they would go to the highest bidder for war bonds. The bids were submitted by Clarence Clarence E. Uwlebel and Charles Tros - tel who made the purchases for the local Elks lodge. The snle which was scheduled; to get under way at noon Wednesday did not actually begin until approximately approximately 2 p. m with the bidding bidding extending almost up to 5 p. m Prior to the sale short talks were made by Mr. Martin, Mr. Hayner and Mr. Black. A luncheon was served on the grounds by the women women of the Concord Grange.