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Clarence Goecke, 12, raised and owned, until last week, the best steer in the U. S. Clarence called the steer Dick. When Dick was calved (July 27, 1927), Clarence paid his father, Fred Goecke of State Centre, Marshall County, Iowa, $55 for the gangling Hereford bull. Thereafter, every day Clarence fed Dick ground corn, cooked barley, oil meal, bran, molasses feed, clover hay. Clarence groomed Dick himself, made Dick's hair curly with a special comb, helped make him a steer.

Dick followed Clarence about. But Clarence would not let Dick follow him to his...

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