11 OCTOBER 1873, Page 3

Mr. Bell, of Glasgow, carcase butcher, apparently, or grazier, aeeras

to have some originality. Re is bringing over some twenty-four head of cattle a week from Canada, and finds that he clears from £10 to £15 a beast. The profit with steamers regularly built for the trade would be much greater, and we might gradually have half North America for a feeding-ground. That would bring down meat at last, as will the new Australian idea of freezing fresh meat, if only it succeeds. Even then best meat will be dear. You cannot, as an amateur breeder once said to us, " eat works of high art." for nothing.