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STRAY CATTLE

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STRAY CATTLE. Repeated problems with cattle wandering around the city and the lack of official action led finally to the creation of a cattle pound along 14th Street near the railroad depot.(1) The price to redeem a cow was set at fifty cents. (2)

See: HOG POUND

See: STRAY DOGS

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Source:

1. "Caught on the Fly," Dubuque Herald, September 20, 1878, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18780920&printsec=frontpage&hl=en

2. "Caught on the Fly," Dubuque Herald, September 24, 1878, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18780924&printsec=frontpage&hl=en