Tb "Wtilt. lao.. ob th. Rasas, As brood the Ion- tpeciullsutlou of the Hereford, fur beef production lua operated to kIv tlicui a loss gi'iiciul distribution than th Sliorthonis, but tbe streni,tli of tho breed lie In this Very fuct. It vnlti for grating purpose pur-pose and for prime bocf production eomnmnds ult.ntlon. Tho close uul-foruilty uul-foruilty of tyMi Is nloo uotuworthy. Though among the Urn liri,.-,l to be IntroiluciHj llureforda were little known In tha United Btutca until the opening of the range country. The litipcltta which tills Kuvo the cuttle trmle brotiKht them Into prominence, and beginning be-ginning about th.. year lSO a rnpld growth baa put the white fines second In point of numbers lo this country and almost supreme ou the range.