William Wertheim>UIS Collection T-Z>UIS Collection T-Z, Segment 2


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Discussion of buying & selling livestock. Rented pasture to feed cows. Story of herd of cattle being sold from person to person & increasing in price as their weight went up. Story of buying cattle to ship for the first time. Drove the cattle to Bradforton Station & shipped them by train to Chicago, IL. Story of his biggest cattle deal involving borrowing money from Springfield Marine Bank. Shipped his cattle back to Athens from St. Louis. Discussion of cattle business during Great Depression. He always got credit from bank to buy cattle during Great Depression.