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Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 79, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   Botany   
Topic: Scots Farmer`s Weed-Fine. [There were once official weed inspectors to ride round Scottish farms and there was a fine of three shillings and fourpence, or a wedder sheep, for every "gule-gowan" (chrysanthemum segetum) found. A lighter fine of one penny is still charged at Cargill, Perthshire]
Source: Sir John Sinclair: Statistical Account of Cargill   

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