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Mill - 4. Sf*. 1 The H«-arr»c (Trxas) Democrat....
4. Sf*. 1 The H«-arr»c (Trxas) Democrat. Friday. Nov. 15. I960 Rain Temporarily! ; Halts Milling Of Alfalfa Hay r.j; operation?! ;<t '.he f'lan- ternporanly hailed due t . heavy rait.fdll of th-'.- past get \\ ! At.K \ IIAY Photo to trucks <"; hay fif-lds f'oist.'.no, plant marifiger.; ihori Dfhydra'.inK, built' in 1344, is looater] 10 miles south - j west of Hfaine off Farm Hoad i "iO ;,r,d process alf.ilfa hay into meal. | THF ALFALFA HAY i; t -hop -| perl rtov, r; in the field,-; whi'r' green ;ind is broutfh' to thf dc-j hy r fra'.ins< plant in trucks. The; hay i.=; then placed in an aiit'>ma-i tir feeder and augerr-d into a i dri':r-'i-iirn. usiny heat of from : 1 fi'Mi ' , /'',00 des>re<--<-s fahren- 'he rotated \nr-cr: of -'\ WORKKRS BAf; I'RCK I.SSKO nlfal/a rm'i "'irk'T .-ifif-r the rlchyflr/ilmj,' pr from automati i.'i completed. (!',•"< B I'hoV Brazos Bottom Bits flay Justina w-i.-i in Bluebird Clime for Hif,ii'-;il observation By Mrs. M. M. Ottea i A hf ,,, py Th-ml^n'm* to INFANT f'HRISTKNKM of you Mny w- all remember Jovph Ci'inrlrs, infant, son of return thank: for ;i!i our Mi- Mr, and Mr:. Frrddy -Joe K'-rrara, i int;s. was batjti/oM Sunday, November 20th at St. Mary's Church in Hearne with the Rev. Hobf-r' Fuchs offiriatiriR Mr ;.i;d Mrs. granddaughter, Ottea. vverr 1:1 M. M. Ottea and Jiistina Loui,-; • Ifour.lon on Tue -- Miv r 1 W paiiicd by hci ijr.tnd.son of Martin. left Monday U> visit with her .son and family, Mrt and Mi's. Nowell Maxwell. IM ' Omaha. Neb. She will return l'» Ffenrre tliis TELEPHONE TALK foi th, OrfiR rtno forth anrj bio' 11 out into a coolinj» fan It is then blown into a hammer mill where j jit. i.s pulverized to a flour-likr- 'consistency. From the mill it | Roes to a tank arid is then auger' ed out into the weigher and I s a r k e r automatically blowing 100 pounds into each burlap ba^. A.s .soon as the ground dries th" plan* will attain begin operating on a 2-t hour basis and will opr-ratr- until a hard freeze hits the hay. Reistino said that with a mild winter the plant could t;o in full operation until next I spring j ALFALFA MEAL produced ,,t [Plantation Dehydrating this year so far totals 1,500 tons, which is -, good year, according !.o Hci,;tino I! | The mill car : M.-| ydr.ii,. ?,,', ;,,;,.-: ,,: hay in a 24 hour p,-riod. The normal time for (K-i;ii:nm^ milling h-iy is in April -,)' t-ar-h year and the plant remains idle usually during June. July and Augus't when the hay bocornes dormant due to the excessive heat in the fields Plantation Dehydrating h :i family owned corporation Joe Reistino i; the p resident and majority stockholder. His brother. Frank Reistino. is a stockholder along with Joe Reistino Jr. and Oathan Reistino, tiv^ plant manager Joe Reistino's daughter, Mrs Louise- ficarpinato, is head bookkeeper fi.r the firm 1 • a ' . de! i ; • : i |

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  1. The Hearne Democrat,
  2. 25 Nov 1960, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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