LAUREL AUCTION LEASES 7 ACRES
Site for Block Secured From Dashield Estate; Carmel Moore Chosen Manager
Special to The Morning News LAUREL, March 31 At a meeting of the Laurel Farmers' Association in the Laurel Community House, attended by about 100 farmers, announcement was made that seven acres of land had been leased from the Dashield estate, just south of Tenth Street and east of the railroad, for the new Farmers' Auction Block. Announcement was also made that the manager of the block would be Carmel Moore of this town.
It is planned to operate the block entirely on a fee charged in proportion to the sale price of the produce, and to permit buyers to purchase under the block free of charge by complying with the financial requirements.
above from The morning News 01 Apr 1940
This year, 2021, the Laurel Auction Block will open June 26th
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