The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1949 · Page 17
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BLYTHEVILti Kin'g Cotton Days Wider Pavements Speed Traffic on Blytheville Streets BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS. MONDAY, OCTOBER VV**/& -* 'f , if io. Q a- Better' Blytheville 7 .alle finally obtained the launching of one of the most-needed* iniprovemen Projects since the once-gumbo street* were lmplwemen paving. Fne major .horoughfares were scheduled for exnan fiom STf * « e r, 1 V' ! l 0r r ie ' a ^^ Um " widths to new w.dthV o Horn 30 to 50 feet In addition to easing tension on fraved nei vea of motorists, this project is calculated ticial effect on futuie growth of the city Major long-range effect aside" from generally easing the How of traffic will be the;creation of a city route" for Highway 61. This will allow motorists to pass through the business -district on thoroughfares as wide as the highway which now misses, the heart of the city. Widening of streets to provide this city route 1 is expected to be completed this fall, when work on expanding Ash Street .from Fifth to ;Dl\1sion (South Highway 61) Is finished. When completed, • motorist headed north on South Highway «1 could leave the highway at Ash Street, tnrn north on Fifth and proceed to chlckasawlM Arrant-, then turn west to rejoin Highway SI at Chickasawba and Sixth, this route woDld add only two blocks . to. the present route. • Technically this route through the city could be taken now by leaving the highway at Main Street but heavy traffic on Mam Stree —which also is Highway 18—tends to discourage motorists passing k through from leaving the highway _ At the same time widening o Ash Street and Chickasawba from Fourth to Sixth is expected to taki *ome of the traffic load off Main Street When Walnut Street also scheduled for widening from Fourth to; Division; It expanded, It also will absorb «om» of -the -Main' Street traffic. \ All to til, nearlj 25 per cent of the present traffic on Main Street is •xpected to to absorbed by these ' Chickasawba Avenue and Walnu and on the south side of Chlcka sa»ba between Fifth and Sixth Streets the sidewalks were lowered » P« v « nt accidents J? gher ^blne resulting --,... . . .- rtretto." Impnned drainage of streets and Improved handling of large trucks and bus traffic also I] expected It may be neit spring however before widening of Walnut Street and work on the north side of Chickasawba from Fourth to Sixth la'" started The Increased traffic ol the fall season Is expected to begin about the time Ash Street wori is completed and this will be followed by weather unfavorable for laying concrete. A Iwa noticeable effect ot the wider itreeta mav be a reduction hi the antipathy of manv persona - towir* Brjtheville'x narking meter*, for H te the*e devices which are footing the biggest part of the bin for broadening streets. About $14000 In parking meter JttuncM were earmarkeJ for street- ^wldenmg at the beginning of the program, when the. .general, fund was at a new low.'However, a heal- trrrinjeclion of some $30,000 in state tax refunds was received shortly after the work began and expanded the general fund to where It could b« safely tapped for road work. The parking meter revenue, nevertheless .remains the source that Is counted on to see the work through to completion. In about four months the meters will have paid for themselves and twice their monthly revenue will; be available for street work. At present, half the monthly, take goes to make payments on .the meters. Work on widening, ot .Walnut Street Is about'all that Is expected to be- left until next spring. Widening of Fifth SlreeVfrom Chlcka- ^awba to Ash his been corrple ed, %.id Chickasawba between Fourth 'and Sixth has been expanded on the south side. East Main Extended Another major aspect of the atreet improvement program is , the extension of East Main street 128 feat This 128. feet of new concrete, was laJd 50 feet wide. The blacktop stretch 11 replaced was about 30 feet In width. Material for this work was provided by property owners ol that section and labor was furnished by the city. Extension of ™-. .v from the widening pr The street-widening work • earned on under the direction » the City Council's Street Conunit- her,, C Jo<lle Catea and Harry Tay- Mr Nakers reported (hat throughout the program the council received the cooperation of property owners. Neatly all cooperated from the beginning and •a*ny soon aw the benefits in the widening project. Man} shade trees "had to be moved to permit widening of these streets and it was m th> respect tliat the council fouhd 'such co operation gratifying ~ " ' sever*! poles used Jointly by the Arkansas-Missouri Power 60 and Southwestern Bell Telephone also had to be owed' At the Intersections ot Walnut and Aih with Fifth Street Co Main traffic signals were roofed to permit the widening The stop light at the intersection of Fifth andAwal- nut was changed from «n overhead fixture to the standard-type ; ilgnal on each oorner __ _ Another change brought about 'by the widening was a shift in rj«rking methods on Fifth Street between Main ant! Ash To get the full use of the ttreet, proyiEdna r were made for parallel parking "on both tides of the street in this block Plans for Triaenfrig- street* first took form nearly a year ago The need for wider streets was ^recognized long before the parking meter revenue became available. Need Widely Kecognaed In communitj betterment clinics conducted here last summer b\ the Arkansas Economic Council-State Chamber of Commerce 366 participants suggested atreet Improvements Of these H advocated widening of,streets *hd :•» others offered similar -suggestions under a combined proTam- of street and sidewalk improvements: The opening weeks of IMS saw another Improvement in the citys street system This was the erecting of street markers at each intersection A total of IS* street markers and five city limits signs were ordered and erected during :he last months of then Mayor E. S Jackson's administration *s the annual fall increase in raffic and: unfavorable weather »gan : shutting down street work or this year,; there were indications' that more will be undertaken next summer in addition to that already scheduled to be completed then Among the possible projects for text year ar* the widening of Main Street in the west end of the city, and—assuming some help from the fate—relocation of the route of Highway 18 to enter the west edge f the city and Join Main Street directly without angling around by 1st Street Main Street now provides parking areas in front of the buildings, many of them new, that formerly fronted on the narrower blacktop. A new crew was put on this Job ' 30 lhe work would not interfere with widening of Ash Street. A Negro crew had been added earlier this summer, making a total of three crews at work. A The Greyhound buses that roll "Bhrough Blytheville and stop at the depot on Fifth between Walnut and Main also -profited from the street widening. Their route i through the city now takes them-over the "city route" and drivers have praised trie wider streets that have ea«ed the handling Ot the large vehicle*. '.. Cognizant of this Irnpronment, the Dixie. Grey hound Lines regional office in Memphis notified lhe city, that the firm would help the program along by. paying for widening .of Fifth In front of the depot and offered as much money as was needed for this. SMewalka. Lowered In connection with widening thew streets, corners were rounded off to ease the flow of traffic around th»m and end Intersection bottlenecks. , On the east si<k <rf Rim between OAR President General 'tresses Conservation Needs for the Nation EUREKA' Calif, _ Warning that mless the country conserves its iatural -resources it .eventually .will be among the "have-not'! Nation's was sounded tod» y by Mrs Roscoe C CCBrrne, president general of the Duughter of the American Resolution in dedicating the DAR unit |n the National Tribute Grove of redwoods north cf this cltj. Preservation of the redwoods In the grove Is a lisson to be applied, not only to our trees and other national resources "but to our very national life,"..Mrs.. O'Byrne said, adding "Let'us be mindful therefore that there Is a danger point. There Is a limit to what we can cut down and there Is a limit to wnat we can take from our own pwpl* and gire to others. .Thli Is not a selfish attitude units, we remain strong we will be nntble to help others " Dedication -"of CFnit No; t ot the Tribute oro« tobk^place on' O.S. Highway 1»9 at a place-where the PAR tract crosses the highway between Cresceirt Ctty and til* Ortgon. State. Line. The unit, con'• wff ,tff^9 Of F 'fltltt* 9ft." quoias over Z.009 ytirs oM .was purchased by the--DAR.*t Veoi* -of over. |a,M».. ... Industries Sought ~---' • •',*! • i v ' ' - •' .KANSAS CTTT -(*5-Nine eities In, five stater wera, rtprtwnted , , here In pJanntn* a.drlvt.to tx>6tt :he Midwest- u a, »6od VieaMan for i Industrie*. Chamben ot Cornmsrc* sentatlves /organized the ConUnaot InduatriU Coqnd. rtpre- laid- Natural Gas Step Nearer for Area Long Range Effort By Consumer Group May Bear Fruit Progress was noted during the current year in the long range pro Tarn of the East Arkansas Natural Jat Consumers Association to bring natural gas Info more than 25 cities ind towns In the area and associa- ion officials are hoping that del- nite ateps may be taken within the next year Mayor Ben Butler of Osceola is iresident of the association and J, A Lynch cf Bljtheville Is a director Most encouraging developments during the year were tentathe «n- cemenU that the Arkansas r and jht Company! huge Metric plant which 13 under con- tructlon near Forrest City, will use jiatural gas to fire Its boilers 0 produce steam t" operate the lectric generators , Linked with the assurance that natural gai will be available to he power company, Is the effort, which it being made to obtain atural gas In Pocahontas, which 1 Just outside the area served by he natural gas consumers assocla- lon, a non-profit organization. Fort Smith Firm Seek* Permit The Fort Smith Gas Company as an application pending before he Arkansas Public Service Commission In Little Rock for permls- ion to serve Pocahontas by bullying a line from the Mississippi Rlv- r Fuel Corporations trunk line nd providing a distribution system or Pocahontas Inability of the fuel corporation ' guarantee delivery of gas to ocahontas Is delaying action by •J e state agency on the application t the Fort Smith distribution firm rut when the fuel corporation Is Me to promise delivery of gas to ocahontasr It Is expected that at He same time it wall be In a ositlon to allocate gas to other cit» in the area seeking service. Mayor Butler several weeks ago sent out letters to other rmjors nd city council members urging hat the municipalities assist the association in keeping the bloc of franchises intact to help the entire *re» to get the best possible eon- tract frirn the wholesalers of nat- NEW ARK-MO POWER PLANT TAKES FORM-The Arkansas-* Missour, Po»er Companys $6000000 power plant is rapidly taking form with the superstructure going up for the turbine which will be placed on top of the .teel framework shown in the foreground The huge boiler will be conducted around the two 'tube*' which can be seen on the rear of the steel structure The water tank in the background has a r Utility's Expansion. To Cost $8,500,000 le to the area ranchlse* t!l! «h 25 cities and towns, ing Blytheville Osceola Manila Leachyille and Wilson in MIs- J™5 pf c ° u nty, granted franchises to the consumer group to be held fo Placing as a bloc v,ith some distributor willing to make the heivy mestment necessary to build the trunk lines into East Arkansas The consumers a -Delation was See NATURAL GAS on 'Page 2» Second Section Keeping pace with the rapidly growing city and the surrounding arcvtacmd by the Arkansas-Missouri Power Company officials of the utility hue under 1 construction a 30000 kHo^a't steam electric plant under construction near Campbell, Mo, and a hl-lme building program which together 1 when completed will represent an M500- 000 Investment for the company.' Work, on tne power plant is about one third completed an present plans call for initial test runs for L? ew unlt ln A P rt! °* n«t year T- The P' ant slte this summer has been the center of much activity and the plant is going up in a field which last year waf producing To be the largest "kilowatt factory between Memphis and St Lonli, it was designed 10 that ,, kilowatt, (1M«M hone- Power) as n -.onai po wer te needed for (he continued growth and .development of the North* '*t Arkansa, - Southeast Mb sourl territory served by Ark-Mo. It is to be an "outdoor type' Plant of the most modem' and rf- • ... ---. its huge will be fired by natural ga«. In order to assure completely dependable service should the • «as supply be Interrupted, the plant is designed so that'it can Immediately be converted -to 'burn oil and a suring ^"'feefin'T*' *' ^" feet high Is being' Installed.- Construction design: also < allows for-conversion,: to coal-should 'anything ; 0 f a permanent nature happen to the j>as supply; ' .'.;:,• To Use Gas, iCoal or'Fuel Oil Approximately" S.OOO'.OOO' cubic 1 feet of gas per,; day will'be used.'when the;new plant Is In full-operation'-, or, should It .later.be- necessary to convert ^to .coal., seven car.-loads -a square'Inch. .'-^ ' : Trie' 90-sere plot 'of land south of, /TJ.S. Highway €2, about'. its' miles northeast of St.- Francis, on which the plant Is being built, was selected because It Is near the-.com- panys "load center" and, -according ^ to company officials, because of the high level of the-land and abundance of water relatively- free or scale-forming minerals, an important r-toKin generating tlee- de tricity by steam One of Americas foremost signer* of large power plants Ebasco Senlces Inc, of New York consultants In drawing served as up plans and specifications for the plant and Ebasco engineers are In charge of construction which started early 'ast year The plant site proper Including buildings substation and oil and coal storage facilities will cover an area about the size of 16 average city blocks In addltltm to a large brick and concrete building „, ? U5B th ^ ta|te generator, there »111 be a water treatment building control building and a general service building containing officer a machine shop and a chemical testing laboratory To De'lver Generator Soon BcUeen 35 and 40 full-time per sonnd will be employed to operate the new plant Nearly 200 men are noa, »orklng on the project Th» type of generator and steam turbine to be installed requires about three years to build and anticipating the Increased .power needs of this section, this equipment was placed on order the latter part of 1D«. Delivery of the unit is- expected ,|«htn the next few weeks and present plans call for test runs, to be made In April of next year. ., i«u : oi ; Many months or study, according to Ark-Mo officials, preceded the announcement .In September 1947 that, the plant would be built,' arid the;preliminary work of soil te.s>- and advance engineering; together. v,-lth the drilling of three large wells, each capable of supplying the 35.003, gallons of. water per minute- .required to operate the plant, were startcdat that time. The,; water: tank adjacent to the plant; will store 50.000 gallons of watery .tor operation of the steam 1 pollers, v and- a ; cooling • tower: near the .plant .will circulate over two million gallons of water per hour, reducing its temperature about 12 to. 1 ^degrees. : . . ' • , ;.. : .The smoke slack,' which has now reached Its fun height, towers 150 feet in tl.e.alr. • New Hi-Lines Constructed Power will be -Derated at 13800 ' Electric Power Sales Increase Ark-Mo Statistics Reflect Six-Fold Gain Within 10 Years t7se of electricity by customers o the Arkansas-Missouri Power Com Pany has increased more than six '" I0 the number of customers has dou bled It no* disclosed recently by -my offlc, ,LS jame., Hill Jr '.. h"^ 0 * lhe comni W »hlcl Hi hcndqimters here and op ^ " 'V? 10 ™ 1 Antics In Norto- Electricity sold Ini 21209,679 kilowatt Il ld 15001 CU5 "»1 Disclosed and th ar totikd * h?ch U volts - 'voltnge, by means of a 35.000 KVA 3-phase transformer adjacent to the plant, will be stepped up t- 110,000 volts for long distance transmission over a net- S*e; UTILITIES on Page 2* Second Section thc Salrs hj the company to rural electric cooperatives within lh« company's trade ar Pa lumped «^S5° kwh in IOM '» n '«lr 28.000,000 kwh asl year. The following (able shows the Increase In both (he number of customers, and the volume of sales in Year 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1047 1946 TotaT Sales Customers 32,111,845 15,001 34,197,962 30.672.481 4fl,l 16.704 53.265,050 96,267,654 (C2,938.854) 184,943579 19,840 (13,893.738)* 178,645,764 21,729 (81.301.664)' 97.692,606 24,895 197,774,606) 16.143 16,978 18.1S8 17,635 18,194 Sales to RBA 9,480 479.299 2,713,051 4,956,812 6.883,107 7,795,247 10.392,105 12,135,13* 17.152,947 125.031,583 27,097 22 1H 279 212.091,670 31,236 27^13^548 •Figures in parentheses ore total sales excluding sales to War Emergency Pipelines, Inc. United States Air Force Plans Base at North Pole OSLO, Norway (API—The OS. Air Force going lo estaMlsn a n base on the Ice at the North Polo next spring. ,,, Co1 ' Bernt B!lli:h e». here after a flight over the Arctic, disclosed the Plans to ncRvtmcn. Ho said the air rescue base would give American fliers experience In ' the polar regions. Balchen said there wouldn't be any. difficulty landing ski-equipped transport pianos at thc Norlh Pole. At least 10 per cent of the polar I«s surface is always suitable for landing, he declared. £i"L c f!fi fi ^ • A'fftOO.OOO chureh exnantlrm «^A_ *iu..__t. -i" ,. ' _ :/ , ' "^ W,IAAJ 111 Dlyrn€VlliC v , the sprituiU needs of • ^..^-wtrss-s: r^rr r ^ auditorium which will cost around $173,000 and to (he fln* phase ot entuall Pa " S '° n pr ° 8r * m wn 'ch : ev- An addition to the Church Schmi building L, to be erected later.. Lutheran* B«114 The congregation , oj the First to provide to terve fast-grow- city, a . review of construction . closed today. h« largest, of the projects le and. Sunday annex for, the First Baptist and Walnut streets, the: total coast will.b* up- or p»,000- The contract was t i* 1 * 1 " 8 ' w** 1 " «go to Ben White * Sons, Blytheville contractor* •.TTU*««, (or UM pint MctbodM -, rtrilcture.' It rt. Sixth. w>d .wtlmrt- new Memorlil Pirk, c ?, nt " cf< *». erected the An and*, to'tte Calrary^ Church on West Chickasawba at Sixteenth street «lso Is hearing completion. The remainder of the building, which Is of field stone construction. r» eompartively new, but additional space was needed In th« auditorium. The annex Is at the front of the church and will virtually double the seating space the sanctuary providing room In for approximately 800. • Lake street rro)e«t Started .Members of the congregation of the Lake.Street Methodist Church havr work well under way on a church School building, which la being erected at: the rear of the present frame structure when com- UM «kicrlw tf UM court in Blytheville. building will be of brick construc- e work Is to cost about "° nn - Jne •50U.DOO, Plans are taking torm for the erection of a new church, the West- |lde Methodist church In the southwestern part of thc city. This church will be a unit in the West Blythcvlllc Parish. Churches at Lone oak and Half Moon are the other mils in the parish. _ Tlie church expansion programs have not been confined to Blytheville proper Methodists In Osccola have a building * program under way and In D«ll o $14,000 church was erected by thc Methodists and ft$40,000 church In Lcachville by • Building Permits For Nine Months Top Million Dollars three quarters of this year, according to a survey The ?1 027,032 that represents building activity her»< from Jan. 1 tlirough the first week of this month is aeon eervative figure base^ronjstimated costs lisTd on the^T * plications. Board of Trade Serves Big Area Agency in Blyrh«ville One of Largest for . Inland Cotton Centers At the nge of 17 years, the BJythe- lllc '"oard of Trada Is a unique or- Orgimized- In 1822 for the purpose^ of regulating cotton buying and trading within its own ranks the board now lists some 75 mem- ; bcrs, representing various companies over the United States. Tlie need for such a Board become!} rendily evident when one realizes ; that Blythevlllo lays claim to ranking tilth In volume of In- Stnt C ° mill ' kct * "i the United Membership .bo Includes a number or Missouri glnnera and cotton men who are aiuioui to lake advantage «f the year . ronna cker service (Pine Blair and Llt- «e Kock have the only other such services in the state).' Duilng Uie early years ot thi members maintained e ticker service through cotton brok! crs. Members partially .ubsldlzed this senfice at the time. In IMS the service over by the Board of taken, when le ^ r T rS ,, deCided lo «U*ntta H. The board lias supplied the daily service over since and now has a ?»•"!» wl »°» ^rles auUa- bonds. all commodities, stocks ami Tlie board's first office was on the second floor of the old Grand Leader building at the corner o* totei 11 !!! S c Thh streets - n u no * Hotel e ° bby ot "" G1 «ncoe Membership Fee Lowered .SoTSJSSrs 1 thse ^ri- s.^r^ nAM rt^^ : E. L Wilson, Wolfe & Buscho, C H' Bond, H. Higlinil, A. O. BoWiTson Cochran Bros., S. L. Thomas, S Z Oiele, Clyde Robinson, Newburirer' Cotton Co., Mahan Store Co Gray & Mott, W. E. Tucker, United Farm^ America, J. s. Bollard may obtaln The board Is affiliated with the ra Trade hy, cao the American Cotton Shlnnc ?^,-™* !?V%£ body of a trodo. Regulation spot: cotton boards oi - . - of tradlnK Drncflr*m primary reason for ffrm board 17 years ago, fa the achieved usually by.arbitration. Should tncrro oc a misunderslpnd- o'f B cotto™"p Un rch' n1 s < ed Bra<l0 Or ^"^ of the board may'appolnt "an arbl -ration committee to itivestigate. Few MisundersUndiniij ^^SfSS^S & ™£. the board Ues , n l^ t ,^ cr nu^i C meltin r ^ '""^ hBS fl " an - sSy-r3 r ^S s or thc coming year. On Ai.gu.rt 31, t-arrls McCalla H" SS uccecdcd r " WCnt ° f th ° b °" d Other officers Include ^"1!.' Ward J»-, vice president, and J. F Lei tl ecretary-ircasurer ' Mr. Lent! has been sccrc: *i*, S ™ e J <" ll . le """I since u Calla, Mr. Ward, B. G West R n Hughes Matt Mo n aghan W Ej'.g ul ?' \. R. Wctenkamp. Burton Setloon B. B. Goodman, Charles Langston' «>nlnertrt _ n J »»_. . _ O"'*"*. ack Robinson and Mr.' ted. White and Blue Paint Authorized for Ancient Parish Church BOLTON-UPO,, - DEARtre . " " AP)— 900-year parish »h) •,» u white, while the church door and WU1 ^ ind 's° blue. Diocesan advisory "The l<lea, "Mr. Sparks explained, K to get rid of the workhouse at* 4 mosphert, 1 V: Actually, much more than that was paid out before construction ol the various buildings wa« complet- The records show permits we r« applied for to construct 2550 res!- . dences, 38 business buildings and" 18 garages, and ' > remodel or en- ; large 38 houses. ; More than 75 per cent ot this' total was spent for residential construction, which' this year is one the • last .lap of 1 Its "biggest year since" the war virtually .wiped out sup-' piles of building materials. - t A total ot »8K,»og wa. Invested ' in new homes In Blythevllle during thne eight monthi. The tlr- - uro representing •residential con- ' structlon skyrocketed thii summer ' as more and more, persona took advantage .of easily-obtained FHA ' and GI loans. . ; >. ^ Building of. homes was .boosted/ this year by:the shrinking of down-" payment requirements, which start." ed at a 10 per cent minimum for veterans and dropped to virtually nothing. By spring, about all that was needed was the closing costs. Business construction showed a decrease over last year, generally speaking, especially in the case of large buildings An estimated »lis,- 6So was Invested In business con. struction, according to the valuations on building permit < applications, , , ,. Many persons added garages to their home* this year. An estimated. W.650 was.spent In erecting these. garages, the applications ahowed. , Many Beiidencei Repaired '' Citizens not building new home, this year apent'more than ±50000 remodeling and adding to'existln« residences The applications showed an estimated *50,924 wu spent for home Improvement*.' > Residential ' construction -' „ h a • mushroomed in four principal Meltons of the city 40 far thta^year Theje sections are David Acre. Subdivision in Southwest Blyth*- vule, a development opened by EB. David, realtor; the Country Club Area along North Highway 81- the Max Logan-Harold Wright'de- velopment on East Cherry Street; and the Noble Gill Agenoy's 11- Iiome project on Anderson Street Southeast Blytheville. In addition to this constriictijn. church building activity has boomed so far this year. An estimated $600,000 In church building an<J enlarging Is underlay or planned. Construction of large business buildings is off somewhat from last year's activity. Only four large business structures were erected from the ground up although several underwent extensive remodeling operations. The new buildings are tne completed Ben T. Mays' supermarket at Slst Street and Kenwood Drive- o h n Jr Jaclc Rob ' n « J ° Implement Building at 505 East Main, which is nearly completed; and the Mark. Anderson building, on East Main Street, and Kroger store, North First Street; which are under construction. :y; , Other commercial structures built •'"year Include the one-story storage building erected: at • this tile Railroad and Cherry Streets by the Craflon Co., and thc 20,000-biishel soybean loading installation at Red Top Gin. ' Business Houses Kemodetert Among tho large remodeling 'Jobs completed and underway on business buildings are those Invotwig Graber's store, thc Ritz Theater, Liberty Cash Grocery, the first National Bnuk and the building at 219 West Main that is to house a new shoe store. The greatest number of permit! for residential 'construction were applied for In August—51. Total tstimoted cost of these was $201 i 000. curing this month, the total number of permils for buildings ol all types also was the largesW&t These totaled an estimated $230900 Largest number ot permits for busl. ness buildings were sought In April Nine such permits were applied for alth estimated costs totaling $24,300 Construction of the new Negrc' high school and repairs and enlargement ol while schools, toWI- ng J162.S20.8-.' are not Included in this review of building activity Blytheville Man Buys Registered Jerseys : v toy L Kirkcy of Blytheville, haj purchased two registered Jerseys from the herd owoad by Fields Perry, also of Blytheville Klrke; bought tuo females with which U stflrt his purebred Jersey herd His Jersejs are registered at th. national office of The Anierlcai Jersey Cattle Club In Columbus, Q The club has kept complete record on all registered Jorsejs In thi United States since 1868. Jerseys are especially noted fa producing milk that average* mop than B per cent butterfat Thc br«s auo.calxs and begins producing ,, milk from, three to six month* soco, '' er than other dairy ' ....

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