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Col. S. R. Major's Sale

Col. S. R. Majorís sale at Paris Tuesday went over with a whoop. The weather was ideal and the crowd immense, bidders being there from several counties. The sale amounted to about $4,000. A pair of mare mule colts sold to Mr. Willis of Centralia for $185 just before the sale started. Henry Wilt paid $96 for a mare mule colt and Arthur Yager bought 4 for $70 a piece. A pair of coming 2 yr sold for $292.50 and a yearling mare mule colt for $135 to Pete Walker. Johnson Bros. paid $165 for a coming 2 year old, others for $140 and $126. Wallace Bybee paid $165 for a pair of smooth-mouth mules, Baker Bros. a pair for $287.50. Clyde Wainscott a pair for $192.50, Frank Keeler a mare mule colt for $92. Nealie Greening bought a pair of dark gray horses for $265. One hundred fifty sheep averaged $5 apiece. Col. Major talks of holding a similar sale once a month.

Paris Appeal

Submitted by Mary Beth Greening Kirtlink

Taken from the Perry Enterprise-October 29, 1936