No 1. Midland - Shall be midland hay of good color, well cured, sweet, sound, and may contain 3 per cent weeds.

No. 2 Midland - Shall be fair color, or slough hay of good color, and may contain 121/2 per cent weeds.

Packing Hay - Shall include all wild hay not good enough for other grades and not caked.

No Grade Prairie Hay - Shall include all hay not good enough for other grades.

Alfalfa.

Choice Alfalfa - Shall be reasonably fine, leafy alfalfa of bright green color, properly cured, sound, sweet, and well baled.

No. 1 Alfalfa - Shall be coarse alfalfa of natural color, or reasonably fine, leafy alfalfa of good color, and may contain 5 per cent of foreign grasses; must be well baled, sound, and sweet.

No. 2 Alfalfa - Shall include alfalfa somewhat bleached, but of fair color, reasonably leafy, not more than one-eighth foreign grasses, sound, and well baled.

No. 3 Alfalfa - Shall include bleached alfalfa, or alfalfa mixed with not to exceed one-fourth foreign grasses, but when mixed must be of fair color, sound, and well baled.

No Grade Alfalfa - Shall include all alfalfa not good enough for other grades, caked, musty, greasy, or threshed.

Straw.

No. 1 Straight Rye Straw - Shall be in large bales, clean, bright, long rye straw, pressed in bundles, sound, and well baled.

No. 2 Straight Rye Straw - Shall be in large bales, long rye straw, pressed in bundles, sound, and well baled, not good enough for No. 1.

No. 1 Tangled Rye Straw - Shall be reasonably clean rye straw, good color, sound, and well baled.

No. 2 Tangled Rye Straw - Shall be reasonably clean; may be some stained, but not good enough for No. 1.

No. 1 Wheat Straw - Shall be reasonably clean wheat straw, sound and well baled.

No. 2 Wheat Straw - Shall be reasonably clean; may be some stained, but not good enough for No. 1.

No. 1 Oat Straw - Shall be reasonably clean oat straw, sound and well baled.

No. 2 Oat Straw - Shall be reasonably clean; may be some stained, but not good enough for No. 1.

The above grades of hay and straw have been adopted by Exchanges in the following markets: Minneapolis, Minn. Jacksonville, Fla. Washington, D.C. Philadelphia, Pa. New Orleans, La. Indianapolis, Ind. Kansas City, Mo. Norfolk, Va. Duluth, Minn. Toledo, O.

Richmond, Va. Buffalo, N.Y. Saginaw, Mich. Atlanta, Ga. Savannah, Ga. Columbus, O. Baltimore, Md.1 Cleveland, O. Birmingham, Ala. Cincinnati, O.1

1 Using grades in part only.

St. Paul, Minn. Nashville, Tenn. St. Louis, Mo. Chicago, Ill. Pittsburg, Pa. Louisville, Ky. State of Minnesota New York City

Grades of Grain (Adopted by the Grain Dealers' National Association, 1909) White winter wheat.

No. 1 White Winter Wheat - Shall include all varieties of pure soft white winter wheat, sound, plump, dry, .sweet, and clean, and weigh not less than 58 lb. to the measured bushel.

No. 2 White Winter Wheat - Shall include all varieties of soft white winter wheat, dry, sound, and clean, and shall not contain more than 8 per cent of soft red winter wheat, and weigh not less than 56 lb. to the measured bushel.

No. 3 White Winter Wheat - Shall include all varieties of soft white winter wheat. It may contain 5 per cent of damaged grains other than skin-burnt wheat, and may contain 10 per cent of soft red winter wheat, and weigh not less than 53 lb. to the measured bushel.

No. 4 White Winter Wheat - Shall include all the varieties of soft white winter wheat, not fit for a higher grade, in consequence of being of poor quality, damp, musty, or dirty, and shall not contain more than 10 per cent of soft red winter wheat, and weigh not less than 50 lb. to the measured bushel.

Red winter wheat.

No. 1 Red Winter Wheat - Shall be pure soft red winter wheat of both light and dark colors, sound, sweet, plump, and well cleaned, and weigh not less than 60 lb. to the measured bushel.