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Great Public Vendue advertisement
Great Public Vendue advertisement
TitleGreat Public Vendue advertisement
Date of Original1909-03
DescriptionA large piece of paper with information about an auction, selling horses, sheep, cattle, grain, hogs, and machinery. There is a studio portrait of J. (James) A. Buchanan, one of the owners, reprinted in the bottom right corner. The other owner is John Buchanan. There is a picture of Colonel Harry Cornwall, the auctioneer, reprinted in the bottom left corner.
General SubjectAgriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Auction catalogs
Agricultural machinery & implements
Farm life
Personal NameBuchanan, John
Buchanan, James A.
Cornwall, Harry
LocationBuchanan (N.D.)
Stutsman County (N.D.)
Item NumberST314
Format of OriginalNewspapers
Dimensions of Original50 x 33 cm.
Transcription"Donated by Mrs. Obert Ness, 65.21.2"--Printed on label on frame of newspaper.
"Great Public Vendue. Having Disposed of our Large Farms and being about to retire from agricultural pursuits we have commissioned the undersigned to sell at Public Outcry on the premises viz: Sec. 19, Twp. 141, Range 64 and Sec. 6, Twp. 141, Range 64 beginning on Tuesday, March 16, '09 And continuing Each Day until sold our entire holding of Personal Property Comprising 100 Head of work Horses including 7 head coming 3 yrs. Old, 8 coming 2 yrs. Old; 8 coming 1 yr. old, also One Grade Percheron Stallion, Dapple Gray, 9 years old, weight 1, 700 lbs. The work horses average from 1, 200 to 1, 600 lbs. each. 500 sheep, All Ewes under 5 years old; all Grade Shropshires and very fine. 103 Head of Cattle including 23 Milch Cows 3, 4, and 5 years old; 6 three year old Cows with Calves at foot; One Pure Bred Hereford Cow 4 yrs old with Calf at foot; 1 Pure bred Hereford Bull, 3 yrs. Old, 1 Hereford Bull 3 yrs. Old; 2 steers three yrs. Old, 4 Steers two yrs. Old, four Steers 1 yr. old; twelve Heifers 2 yrs. Old, nine Heifers 1 yr. old, 20 calves. Grain between 4, 000 and 5, 000 Bushels of Oats and Speltz. Hogs 35 Hogs extra fine practically pure bred Poland Chinas. Machinery. 50 sets work, 3 sets double driving, and 3 single harnesses. 28 Wagons all wide tires, different makes, 6 are low wheeled; 3 Spring Wagons; 2 Single Road Wagons; 1 fine Top Buggy rubber tired 1 Rubber Tired Pony Cart 12 Grain Tanks 125 bus. Capacity 23 Grain Binders all Deering 7 and 8 ft. cut, 6 Corn Binders 4 Deering 2 McCormick, ten 11 ft. Grain Drills all Hoosiers 22 Discs, two Hart Parr Engines with Plows attached used 3 and 4 seasons, 8 Mouldboard Gang Plows, J. I. Case make, two Smut Machines, 13 three Disc Gangs Satterly and Hancock, 2 Fanning Mills, 10 Disc Harrows, 6 Sulky Breakers J.I. Case; 9 4 Sec. Steel Harrows, 7 24 ft. Wooden Harrows; 20 Hay Racks; 5 Hay Racks Deering; 7 Mowers McMormick and Deerings; 1 Steel Roller; 9 Bob Sleds, 2 Hay Loaders, 6 Sulky Corn Cultivators, 2 Hay Stackers, with 5 Bull Rakes, 2 Corn Planters Gale Make, 2 Complete Sets Blacksmith's Tools. 1 30 H.P. Buffalo Pitts Threshing Outfir complete with Cook Car and all Utensils also 2 Tanks and Feed Racks, Engine was recently reflued, 1 Advance Separator 40x56 used 2 Seasons. 1 12 H.P. WESTINGHOUSE ENGINE, 1 PORTABE GRAIN ELEVATOR, 3 EMPIRE CREAM SEPARATORS. 500 PURE PLYMOUTH ROCK CHICKENS. This is undoubtedly the best and finest all around lot of Live Stock and Farm Machinery ever offered at Public Sale in North Dakota. Mark the Dates and mark them well. Come Yourself and tell your Friends. The First Day's Sale takes Place on John Buchanan's Farm, Sec. 19 Twp. 141, Range 64, 4 miles South of Buchanan Station; the second day's Sale takes place on J.A. Buchanan's Farm at Buchanan, N.D. Sale Begins Promptly at 10 o'clock A.M. Free Hot Lunch on the Grounds at 12 O'clock Each Day. TERMs OF SALE: All sums of $15.00 or under cash; over that amount one fall's time will be given with approved security. JAMES A. and JOHN BUCHANAN, Owners. Buchanan, North Dakota. Harold Graves and Albert DeNault Agents. Col. Harry Cornwall Auctioneer. P.O. Box 525, Jamestown, N.D. Daily Capital Print."--Printed on front of newspaper.
NotesAlden Kollman, a board member at Stutsman County Memorial Museum, took a digital photograph of this large paper on June 8, 2009.
Repository InstitutionStutsman County Memorial Museum
Repository CollectionStutsman County Memorial Museum Photographs
Credit LineStutsman County Memorial Museum, Jamestown, N.D. (ST314)
Rights ManagementOwned by Stutsman County Memorial Museum.
Ordering InformationStutsman County Memorial Museum
Phone: 701-252-6741
Address: Box 1002, Jamestown, N.D. 58401
Open: Memorial Day - September, 10am-5pm Weekdays and 1pm-5pm Weekends.
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmST314
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