Sprouts 1932 shipment

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BRUSSEL SPROUT GROWERS OF COAST AREA PREPARE TO START 1932 SHIPMENTS P.-T.A.GroupAt P.-T.A.GroupAt P.-T.A.GroupAt Davenport Plans Party On Sept. 16 Plans were made today for a card party to be held September 16 at the' first fall meeting of the Davenport Parent-Teachers Parent-Teachers Parent-Teachers association yesterday. Mrs. A. Gregory, secretary, and Mrs. D. Bemos, treasurer, resigned resigned end Mrs. M. Merlotti was elected to fill the first named vacancy vacancy end Mrs. Anna Cook the latter. Mrs. William Dietz is the new president, Maple Krilanovich vice- vice- president and Mrs. B. Clark 'pub licity chairman. L uring the coming year the as sociation will devote activities to child entertainment. Davenport Drum and Box Factory Is Making Containers Farewell Given Mattei Family By Coast Friends The R. Mattei family, 35-year 35-year 35-year residents of Swanton, were guests of honor at a send-off send-off send-off party at tended by over 60 people at the Swanton Boy Scouts hall. The Mattei's were presented with a beautiful floor lamp and all present enjoyed dancing and card games. Music was furnish ed by Benturini Brothers. Next week the family will move to Santa Cruz and will live on Sherman street. COAST BOX FACTORY TO GIVE' DANCE TO Work of making drums for shipment of this year's crop of Bnissel sprouts was today under way at the Davenport Drum and Box factory. This factory, operated by E. Bagnasco, E. Alexandrie and F. Caravanta, manufactures about 60,000 drums each season from September to March. The firm also acts as distributors of pea hampers and artichoke boxes and employs five men during the soa-son. soa-son. soa-son. The Brussel sprout industry was started here in 1915 on a small scale by A. Puccinelli of San Francisco, at the saiiie time the artichoke industry was estab lished. Since then it has grown to a point where an average good year will net growers $150,000. More than 500 acres are devoted to growing the product. . The season for Bru3sel sprouts is the same as for artichokes and most growers are engaged in both industries. According to L. Poletti, of the United Artichoke Growers' associ ation, this year's crop is larger than in the past but the price is still in doubt. The Brussel sprout industry here must compete with that of Long Island and in the event of an early freeze in that section the price will go up. The section from Santa Cruz to Pedro valley, San Mateo county, has the largest Brussel sprout in dustry in the United States, and ships the product to ali parts of this country and Canada. 2 the that the told hand-cai eaga knoll mountains and the ter sunk local the their they for

Clipped from Santa Cruz Evening News03 Sep 1932, SatPage 3

Santa Cruz Evening News (Santa Cruz, California)03 Sep 1932, SatPage 3
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