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War On The Buffalo

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
January
Year
1878
Copyright
Public Domain
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Last year 150,000 buflalo ludes were shipped from Toxas, and it is ostimated tbat 1,500 hnnters are alnady in the field this seasoii. The hieles, for which the animal ír killed, realizo to the slunghterer from 75 cents to SI oncli, while the carcis8,[-wliich, if rightly taken care of, wotild realize nt least five times that amount, is loft to putrefy on the plaius fit the risk of engenderiDg plague and death. Meat has become too much of a consideration to be thus wantonly wasted. Bhonld the hnntfers save the ïnoat and put it upon the market, agreat demand would be supplicd, greater protits ncerue to tliom, and less thau wic-fonrih the nucibsr of animáis kilied. At the present rate of deÊfcructioi' Huspeciën will bood bworae cfiooti

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Old News
Michigan Argus