AGRICULTURE: The Domino Boys

As a Hereford show bull, H. C. Larry Domino 12th won ribbons wherever he appeared, from champion of Chicago's International Livestock Show in 1947 to reserve champion of the American Royal Show in Kansas City. Last week his owner, C. A. Smith of West Virginia's Hillcrest Farms, sold a half interest in Larry Domino to E. C. McCormick, an Ohio insurance executive and owner of McCormick Hereford Farms in Medina. The price: $105,000, the largest sum ever paid for half a bull.

Half-Owner McCormick, who already owns Hillcrest Larry 7, one of Larry's...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!