Owens Lane Dyer at the 1873 Butler County Fair

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Owens Lane Dyer at the 1873 Butler County Fair - lion, Castlns M. Hay. Jun twenlr-one vear old...
lion, Castlns M. Hay. Jun twenlr-one vear old last spring, and the sire ot American Clsv, Kentucky Clay, Clav Trnstee, General lUtch, Con- crips, L4XU, and many other. Also of the fa mous iwo gyesr old stallion which trotted at r iorenca, n.v., lass week ,in the unprecedented time or l:lV for a half mile, without a skip or break. Other s tallies will us given to-morrow. JobaR. bhalor, Miildlctown, snow twenty-one ""u oi cstiie, mostly anon iiorns. One bull, Pearl Duke, very floe. Alsoelevea head Poland China hoa-s, two ot which averaged ou thouiand ponsdteath. William Prest, of Oxford, two eowa, heifer and bull. Breed not given. ' Pollock Wilson, eighteen head of Cots weld and Shropshire ibeep, which elloited aiech attention. One ewe weighs three hundred, and sheared last print twenty-four pounds. Jackson Boerom. eicbtoea head Sontkdnwns. In Floral Hall, JU A. Boli bad atbow-cae of ,v7', 'yw'cnorew lortn admlraUon. Ibera was a full dinner set In silver, with csstor, napkin rings, and coffee urn eonsplete. Also watches, dlamen ring, trlukets, aad a fucy clock. A more detailed description will appear with the premium list The dining hall reported about ISO for dloner yesterday. Tbe ladies were untiring In their endeavor to render every thing pleasant. Colonel 1 noma Moore baa somewhat weakened, how-ST"i V 11 WM 0UerTed that be transferred his big bell to the charge ot a youth la bor Jacket In Mechanic' Hell J. T. Gray, Cbri.t Morgon-'"''. A-Hochheimer 4 Son and Wm. O'Brian .n have flue displays of carriages, upon which premiums have not yet been awarded. Hough, McGilliard A Sheerer, ot Sprlngdale, have also an entry for best wo-borse wagon, Peter haa likewise sevea entries In tbe carriage list August Soehner hat a handsome case of harness. Up slain, In the tain, bait, wers th Howe, 8lnger and Domestic sewlng-mschines; tbe Lamb knitting-machine, Mrs. a. U. Bskar gent and around which there wa continually a throng of old ltdie peering through their spectacles, blessing their stsrs, and wondering how a pair of socks could be knit la o floes minutos. It wasn't th way things were done when they were young. - . . . In the department of agricultural machinery there is space for mention of a few only. 8. a Berrr, Lesourdtvllle. Ohio Double bar bear plow. Five hundred In use In Butler County, and give atisiaotioo. The patent upon this plow was the cause of much litigation, and waa matter of comment at the time In agricultural circles. C, Warner, of Monroe, has a plow on exhibition or similar pattern, mauufaotured under a royalty to Mr. Berry. Manse, Beed A Co., Dayton, P. Burna A Co-Hamilton, the Hamilton Plow Co., and John Deer, Mollne, Illinois, hsd very lsrgs exhibitions In this line, that of the Uamiltom Plow Company specially so. Joo Owsns exhibited for Owens, Lane ft Dyer a portable engine and a thrasher and separator, the "California Chief." It working waa much admired. Long A Alltlattor. feed and fodder-cutters, and harvester and mowers. P. P. Mast, Springfield. Ohio, J. C Smith, Ml-amitburg, and the Hooticr Drill Company, Milton, Indiana, grain-drill. To-dtsy tbe programme will be: Cattle hi the cattle-rlog, and sheep and swine in pen at A.M. Hone Exhibition begins at V a. a., and will continue throughout the day. The classes cm-brae draft burses, general purposes, speed aud carriage, saddle ana buggy horsst The order maintained yesterday under Chief of Police 1. II. Long wa excellent There was some drinking outside the grounds, bat no drunk-no and little rowdyism. But tbree arrests were made during the entire day. A ehuck-a-luck game went on outside, near the main entrance, but Inside all game were trictly inter-dloted. There was, however, th usual number ot side-shows and Cheap John.

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 09 Oct 1873, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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