SOLD HIDE, GOT 7 CENTS
Churchs Ferry, N.D., April 12.—Martin Bye, farmer of this locality, recently skinned a dead cow and shipped the hide to Fergus Falls, Minnesota, where it was sold to a hide and fur company. Mr. Bye is the happy recipient of seven cents in stamps, the balance due to him on the hide after the freight charges were paid. The hide weighed 32 pounds and sold at 2 cents per pound. The freight charges were 77 cents.
Bismarck Tribune, 4/12/1921