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--The following is an extract from the city ordinance, prescribing the standard of weights, to the number of bushels:

"When required by either the seller or the buyer of any article mentioned in this ordinance, the said Measurer shall weigh such article, and ascertain the number of bushels, according to the standard herein named; and his certificate shall be binding on both parties as to the number of bushels — to wit: Wheat 60 lbs, Corn 56 lbs., Rye 56 lbs., Oats 30 lbs., Meal 50 lbs., Peas 56 lbs., Beans 60 lbs., Potatoes 58 lbs., Clover Seed 60 lbs., Timothy Seed 42 lbs., Bran 18 lbs., Shorts 28 lbs., Brown Stuff 34 lbs., Ship-Stuff 46 lbs., Coal 70 lbs. any such article refuse to be governed by this ordinance, he or they shall pay affair of twenty dollars. It shall be the duty of said Measurer to test the scales used by him at least once a week, and oftener it required."

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