Read it Again: Week of Dec. 19, 2002


80 years ago this week. A.T. Dennis, veteran real estate agent and first president of the Canton Real Estate board, died after a long illness. He conducted a farm selling agency covering several counties.

Current market prices: No. 2 mixed and No. 2 yellow corn, 75 cents in Chicago, 84 cents in Cleveland; oats, 50-1/2 cents in Cleveland; hogs, $8.80, Chicago; $8.65, Cleveland; cattle: $13.50, Chicago; $11, Cleveland; $7.50, Canton; fat lambs: $15.60, Chicago; $15.50, Cleveland; $25, dressed, Canton.

50 years ago this week. A white Christmas has been predicted as a good prospect for the Salem area by weatherman L. H. Copeland. As we look out the window, however, it looks more like the Easter season, with the bright sunshine making it look like a spring day.

25 years ago this week. Tim Grimes of Paris, Ohio, showed the overall champion barrow in the junior show at the Keystone International Livestock Expo. Tim and his feather, Delbert, also had reserve champion in the open show. Tim also showed the first place lightweight market lamb and reserve champion pen of three in the open class.


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