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LATE NEWS FROM BLUE GRASS STATE LEXINGTON, Ky., December - 0. William Shields arrived here from New York last evening to spend about a week. John Doyle bought a carload of the cheaper mares at the sale Friday afternoon and will ship them to west Kentucky to be sold to farmers. G. L. Blackford got a carload of mares and weanlings out of the sale yesterday and shipped tiiem to Denison, Texas today. Included in this shipment were five? horses Mr. Blackford purchased from J. C. Milam this morning. II. V. Colt of Geneseo, N. Y., is here to buy cross-country horses. He got one out of the sale. They are quite scarce. Miss E. Daingerfield, who bought Virginia out of the sale, today sold her to W. V. Thraves for a profit and presented the profit to Mrs. Barney Schroiber. A. B. Hancock today bought Our Hannah from W. M. Williams for a small profit over the 25 for which she was sold yesterday. Trap Rock and the mares Divination. Banorella, Federal Girl and Baby Rose, and the weanling by Dick Finnell Federal Girl, were shipped yesterday to Captain P. M. Walkers Page Brook Farm in Virginia. Glass Slipper, sister to Hastings and dam of several winners, by Spendthrift, dam Cinderella, is dead at Dr. J. Neets farm near Versailles; Esposa, three-year-old daughter of The Manager and Tciiawha, lias been sivd bv Joseph M. Hubbard to W. A. Harris of Millbrook; N. Y., and will be put to jumping. The mares Wedding Ring and Louise K. have been sold .by J. M. Bumpass of Puryear. Tenn.. to former United States Senator J. W. Bailey and will come to Hinata Stud. Stoughton A. Fletcher, owner of Laurel Hall Farm, the big trotting horse nursery at Indianapolis, is said to lie trying to buy Tracery from Major August Belmont since lie failed to secure Fail-Play. James Rowe and Dr. W. It. McCully are here inspecting Harry Payne Whitneys thoroughbred stations, mares and weanlings at the Whitney farm. Thomas Henley is here looking over R. T. Wil-scns thoroughbreds at Kirkiand Farm.