The Missouri Yearbook of Agriculture; Annual Report Volume . 30

The Missouri Yearbook of Agriculture; Annual Report Volume . 30

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... your trotting stock. Leland Stanford demonstrated in his day that he wanted a new infusion of the thoroughbred blood, and if you want it, you want it from a known standard and a fine quality, but just nonsn BREEDERS7 oonvnurrron. 223 how much you want no man knows; but if you want it from the pure unadulterated strains, you will have to go simply to the records to determine. Every American gentleman is proud of the trotting horse from an American standpoint, and this State will stand comparison with anV state in the nat.ion, both with regard to her trotting and saddle horses. Now, $23,000,000 represents the amount of money the people of this State have invested in the horse industry; this amount should be sutficient to command the respect and attention of every farmer and consumer in the State of Missouri. I wish to call your attention to one more point, the position we are standing in as Missourians; I wish to call your attention to an absolutely new feature. I say new, because it was only born last Saturday a week ago. Mr. Williams, representing the breeders of New York City, met the breeders of Kentucky, at Lexington (not Lexington, Missouri, I am sorry to say), and there was then formed an organization that will prove so powerful and so far-reaching that I may say if it is not carefully handled will sap the whole of the horse industry of Missouri. That organization is based upon an idea that is absolutely foreign in its conception. It may be suited to a foreign government; it may be suited to England; the Tattersalls may be pleased with it, but the Tattersalls of England would not suit Missouri. There is a combination that semi-annual sales will be held and kept up almost continuously at New York and Lexington, with a strong probability more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236542061
  • 9781236542069