Alex Fraser Sale, 1900

From the Skidmore Standard (Skidmore, Missouri), February 16, 1900, page 8:

Public sale! On account of the sale of the farm on which I have been living, I will sell at public auction at the farm 7 miles east of Skidmore and 1/4 mile east of Rockford church on Monday, Feb. 19, the following property:  Sixty-three head of cattle, consisting of 25 head of three year old cows, all bred, Shorthorn, Red Polls, and Polled Angus, 9 head of steer and 9 head of heifer calves, of my own raising; 20 head of yearling steers, 39 head stock hogs, of which 5 are brood sows, and the others shoats, ranging in weight from 30 to 150 pounds.  Also 1 thoroughbred Poland China boar; two head of horses; about 1,200 bushels of corn in crib; about 16 tons of hay in stack; about 3 tons of cane hay in mow; about 25 bushels of potatoes.  Terms:  On sums exceeding $10.00 a credit of 9 months will be given, purchaser giving bankable note.  All sums under $10.00 in cash.  Sale will begin promptly at 10 o'clock. Lunch on ground.  Alex Fraser. J. M. Hosmer, Auctioneer.

From the February 16, 1900 Skidmore Standard (Skidmore, Missouri), page 8.