Title: Florida dairy news
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Title: Florida dairy news
Series Title: Florida dairy news.
Physical Description: 12 v. : illus. ; 30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Florida Dairy Industry Association
Publisher: Cody Publications for Florida Dairy Industry Association.
Place of Publication: Kissimmee Fla
Publication Date: March 1952
Frequency: bimonthly
Subject: Dairying -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Cattle   ( lcsh )
Milk   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
Dates or Sequential Designation: v. 1-12, no. 1; Nov. 1950-Spring, 1962.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00082035
Volume ID: VID00010
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: oclc - 01386090
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Solicit esta noche vuestra atencion hcia una de
las grades figures que aparecen a la entrada de los
novsimos tempos, sobre la cual la crtica histrica
v arrojando la luz sufficient para que pueda ser co-
nocida y admirada en sus magnficas y singulares
proporciones, y en la que se condensan, hasta el
punto de hacerla su representacion ms cabal y ge-
nuina, no ya slo las virtues y las bondades, si que
especialmente los inmensos dolores, las desgracias in-
finitas y las injusticias incomparable de que ha sido
vctima por espacio de cuatrocientos largos afios una
calumniada raza, cuya redencion se ofrece hoy entre
los empefios capitals de las sociedades cults y cris-
tianas, y que tal vez constituir los ojos de la histo-
ria el timbre ms gloriosa de nuestro febrile y expan-
sivo siglo xix. Intent presentaros al negro Santos de
Santo Domingo-al insigne Toussaint Louverture
que llaman los franceses- negro de pura raza, hijo de

4. Milking Cows
The grade Holstein
shown at right is inll
her second lactation.
Raised on the Purina
I)ar li Program, she is
now being fed PI'urina
Iody, roughage a n d
Purina Milk Chows
in line with her pro-
duction. She is now
prloducing 35 Ioutn(ls
of milk a (lay for Mc-

3. Heifers
This 2 --n o n t hi-old
grade Guernsey will
freshen in about 3
nionths, and is being
grown olt onil Purina
) & 1F Chow, just like
other heifers in the
McClanmrock I e r td.
V h e ni photographed
late in February she
weighed alout 7oo lbs.


1.Dry Cows
]'lie I(cClanltock herd
at I'Parrish is typified
liy this d(lr cow( shown
con)ing into lier third
lactation atnd due to
treslhen in Mlarch. Con-
dlitioned on Purina 1)
& F Chow, this 4-year-
old grade (;uernsey
weighs about looo llbs.

2. Calves
Ilhis grade (Gtuernse
calf wias five Iontlhs
old FeIlruary. 25 andl
was raised oni Ptrilla
(:alfStartena fromi four
ldays of' age to four
iloinths of age. She is
ilow being grown o(lt
on P'urina 1) & F Chowi
as recolmnmenlded in the
Purina dair) prograin.
.Late in February when
the picture was taken
she weighed 275 lbs.

McOlamrock Dairy at Parrish


George B. McClamrock and his
daughter, Gonda McClamrock, op-
erate a small dairy near Parrish, Fla.,
in Manatee county, and are now
milking 35 COWs.
Mr. McClamrock is participating
in the local artificial breeding pro-
gram, and says he expects to raise
all his heifers on the Purina pro-
"Since beginning in my dairy op-

eration I have used nothing but
Purina Dairy Chows. My replace-
ments raised under the program

come into production early and
milk well.
"In addition to the good results
I have had from using Purina, I am
very well pleased with the service
rendered by my Purina dealer."
Mr. McClamnrock says the grade
G;uernsey shown in upper right
corner above has consistently been
a four-gallon producer utinder the
Purina program.



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VOL. 2

MARCH, 1952

Odham Would Abolish "Milk Commission"

THERE IS no doubt about what J. Brailey Odham, candidate for Governor,
thinks about the Florida Milk Commission, according to a Florida Times-
Union story of his speech in Jacksonville, February i)th.
Odham was quoted as saying, "I do not think this price-fixing board
serves any necessary public service and I urge its abolition."
Elsewhere in this issue of the Florida Dairy News is quoted a state-
ment of a somewhat different opinion concerning the Florida Milk Coinm-
mission by a group of recognized leaders in the Florida Dairy Industry.
There can also be found an account by an official of the State Depart-
ment of Agriculture of the phenomenal development of the Dairy Indus-
try in Florida since the Florida Legislature passed the law creating the
Florida Milk Commission.

Essentials In Human Relations

NOTWITHSTANDING THE absolute necessity for any business to make a pro-
fit, it seems logical to remind ourselves that the success of a business enter-
prise is not complete if profits are the only motive. Good will and friend-
ship of customers and employees cannot be secured if the business relation-
ship is put entirely upon the profit motive. An employee wants to feel
that others are interested in his work, and that his co-workers have the same
standards as he. Most of us want something more out of the work week
than the weekly pay check, and it is hard to express what we do want. Cus-
tomers want to feel that the salesmen have the service motive back of their
calls and that the firm's employees have a genuine desire to serve, too.
When we speak of the essentials of human relations, there seems no
better time than now to remind ourselves to try to show more interest in
the other fellow and improve our personal relationships, all through the
year. -H. H. COWIE, Pres. Curtis, Inc.

Ice Cream Industry Is 100 Years Old

BORN IN 1851 in Baltimore, Maryland, the Ice Cream Industry celebrated
its one hundredth birthday in 1951.
Ice Cream, called by many the glamor dish of the dairy industry, has
contributed to the development of a young (at 100) growing, progressive
and vital industry. The growth of ice cream manufacturing in the United
States parallels the most inspiring stories of the building of industry in a
free market. Recipes for ice cream's forerunner sherbet, and ice cream it-
self, were known in Europe and Asia hundreds of years before the ice
cream industry became established in America. It took American techno-
logical know-how, mass production and distribution methods to change
ice cream-from a dish rarely made and served almost entirely to the
wealthy or the nobility-to the universal favorite within the reach of every-
one in the land of the free.
Some indication of ice cream's future can be obtained from ice cream's
past. The first wholesale plant was operated by Jacob Fussell, a milk
dealer in Baltimore, Maryland, in the year 185 1. Mr. Fussell found that by
contracting with his farmers for their milk he had incurred a problem
with a surplus of milk and cream. He turned to the old recipes for ice
cream and thus the industry was born.

E. T. LAY, Editor

Official Publication of
Florida Dairy Industry Ass'n
THEO DATSON, President
E. T. LAY, Executive Director

Florida Guernsey Cattle Club

Florida Association
of Milk Sanitarians
LEWIS T. SMITrHt, President

Florida Dairy News
Advisory Board
DR. E. L. Fouis AL CODn
Florida Dairy Industry Associa-
tion Directors
FRANK B. DOUB, Jacksonville
C. RAY JOHNSON, St. Petersburg
LASKEY FOSrER, Contonment
WILMER BASSETT'l, Monticello
J. N. McARTHUR, Miami
H. CODY SKINNER, Jacksonville
W. J. BARRITT, JR., Tampa
A. E. (JACK) JOHNSON, Jacksonville
Additional Directors
0. L. BOBO, President "Alligator Club"
SAM SOLOMON, SR., Honorary Director
monthly by the Florida Dairy Industry As-
sociation, 220 Newnan Street, Jacksonville,
Florida. Subscription price of $1.00 for two
years included in dues for membership in
thile association. Entered as second class mail
August 8, 1951, at the Post Office at Kissim-
mee, Fla., under Act of March 3, 1879, as
Advertising rates furnished upon request.
Business and Editorial office 220 Newnan
Street, Jacksonville.

Member Florida Press Association
Member National Editorial Association

FOR MARCH, 1952 0 3

NO. 3



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For Our Youth Readers

Your Future Is What You Make It
NOTE: This is the second of a series of disculssions on "Choosing Your Voratlion". It is of in-
terest to both youth and paIreots.
KNOW WHAT YOU CAN DO WELL. After you have considered thoroughly and listed the things
that you like to do (article x, Feb. issue), ask yourself what things you do "best".
Your school record may help you. Are your marks highest in the subjects you like best?
Get the advice of your parents, teaches, club leader and others who know you
well. If your are uncertain about your ability or interests you may wish to take some

of the widely available aptitude and per-
sonality tests, designed to give you a better
picture of you. Often these tests are es-
pecially valuable in warning you against
entering an occupation where some defii
ciency will handicap you.
When you find the point at which your
abilities, interests and personality traits
coincide, you have a powerful combination
[or success.
Select a Kind of Work
You now know WHAT )'YOU CA.V DO
occupation will you choose?
At this point, those who are seriously
studying the problem of selecting their
life's work or vocation, should check care-
fully through a list of "150 major occulpa-
tions" contained in this guide and which
will be furnished upon request to the
"Dairy News".
Although the "Dictionary of Occupa-
tional Titles" lists about i8,ooo different
ways of earning a living, three-quarters of
all American workers will be found in
these major occupations.
At first, it may seem difficult to choose
from even so small a list as 15o. But this
formula should serve you well: Select a
kind of work, not a specific job. Specific
jobs come and go as technical develop-
ments and changing public tastes throw
some products and services into the dis-
card and create new ones. But kinds of
work change little. With a trained mind
and skilled hands, you will find yourself
fitted for a number of jobs of the kindt
you have chosen; you will need to be less
concerned about whether there will be ia
specific job waiting for you.
Measure Your Vocational Choice
By now you may have discovered several
vocations suited to your tastes and abilities.
If so, all the better. You can consider
other factors which will help you to make
a wise decision. You may finally decide to
pursue one of your interests as a vocation

and another as a hobby.
Here are three yardsticks by which you
can measure each vocational selection:
i. Contentment.
2. Income.
3. Opportunity.
Both at this point and later in testing
your choice, these yardsticks will guide
your thinking.
The Yardstick of Contentment
I'erhaps your most important tool for
measuring any vocational choice is the
yardstick of contentment. If you like your
work and can do it well-if you feel that
it is an important service to others-if you
take pride in it-then you will be more
likely to gain recognition, to advance and
to earn more.
Analyze the kind of work you have se-
lected. Does it require travel-or will you
be able to live at home? Is it constructive?
Is it constantly changing-or is it routine?
To one person the all-important thing
is the farmer's contact with the outdoors
and with growing things-to another, it

is small-town friendliness or the stimulat-
ing challenge of the city.
The Yardstick of Income
Now using the yardstick of income, in-
vestigate the average earning for the oc-
cupation you have selected. Have you the
ability andt persistence to travel the hard
road to abuove-average salaries? Or will
you be content to accept less money for the
satisfaction which the work will give you?
-* Th-e )A4111r N, 'EWS W'ill endeavor to furnish anyr
ivocatnioal oI diationial and training op/)Ort unities
information -equested by readers of this column.
(Continued next issue)

State 4-H Dairy Show
Held Feb. 25 in Orlando
THE ANNUAL Statewide 4-H Club Dairy
Show held in Orlando February 25thll
was said to have broken all previous
records for the number of entries and
the quality of animals shown.


Mlesinbers of the Florida Milk Corn mission, pirlutred in the Colnln5ission's conference rooin, Grahan Building, 7accsonville are left
to right, sealedd: Jolln .l S(ol, Chief l)ai upervisior, Slate I)', rlien l of Agricult/tre, Gainnesville, Hemn, S(hneeider, Pr-esident
Sc/semiders Creainey, Eus/is, distributor ieiiisibera c(d hairmin, n ll../s. Best/a 11. Elliott, c(onsioner msensber, 7ack,somnille, and L.
S. Sheffield, pro(111 rh itesemlbesr, 7a(cksonville. Standing, Clayton A.-. .liiett, atloreey: Jolin (;. Hentz,J 7)., Panainsa City, producer-
disthibutor ineinbe?, L. It. A jiholas, 7).., MViansi, (comm111i.ssion admiinistrator, Fred B. Ragland, Jacksonville r epresenting Stale l(oad
of Health aid Yoseph A. P1r'ins, Mian1i a1torney.

The Public and the Dairy Industry Both

Share Benefits of Milk Price Regulations

H1a',ziig thit lhit i ae n ool ll yiv, hr/iludihngsiome ofl
11i, 1)5an v bl n uly, Who aI e I Il Of fia iliat with tihe
hi foi i oganl, ioa t aiod operalion of ith, "is'lo iu o

AIT IS the belicI of our Issociltios of tli1't
the IFlorid a liltk Cn.missio n hastllol renderdo-

aI most valluablle sers ice to tire lseop'le of
Fl'rirtla~ arid is toda'1y h~ighly essentiall. It
has pi (iotctetl te he milk suplsix lsroter cten
the Diry IFntlbuary 81h a, coi llowtrar to the
mlaist of somr, hasio protect te the lconsunida Milke
ag;oinst l tioll ad eeitgry prices wich exist ied to
candidates for Governor awtl the Florida State

lstese aod o Ilite "Florida ay News" o.
1) Ibli aiion.

"IT Historye belief of eour Assoiiiation that
the Florida Milk Commissio n has rederid
str menost vluof thabe service tFlorite people into
beFlorida and is today horiginhly essential. Ite

aI i~ilk C:ortsol 13o~sr d, atid ~cit I snl~sxc
ht Legislature the ontmilk supply, protected
the DaMik Condustroly and, clntilrary to theII

1939,~ the Legisl~sture palssedl a pernlmentn
Act creating the Floridla Mlilk Consnslisssors
clan this of sote, has protbeen on the books uer
against inflationary prices which exist in

mlorida since that date. today.
History o c se the Co M missions o
the Florida Milk Commission, to sin-,

vi,., ( r) al Prodlucer of milk, (2) a1 Protiuc ci-
)istriutor of milke State of Florida, cae into
being in 1933. The original act created

SMilk Control Board, and eah onsumibse-
quent Legislature continueblic, (5) the liCommissioner ofe oril
the Milk Control Board until 1()3!. Ihi
1!939, tire Legislatture passed aI permanlent
Act creating the Florida Milk Comnmission
and this Act has been onl the books of'
Florida since that date.
The 1939 A\ct increased the lelnbers of'
the Florida Milk Commission to seven,
viz., (I) aI Producer of milk, (2) at Producer-
Distributor of milk, (3) a Distributor of
milk, (,I) a Melmber of the Consumning
Public, (5) the Commissioner of Agricul-

ture, or Iis designate, (6i) the State Health
Officer, or his designate, (7) Administrator
of the Comnmission. These Miembers of the
Florida Milk Commission are appointed
by thle Governor of Florida, for a term of
four years and their terms are staggered.
Emiergenry Veedl for thIe Cotin i.s.sion
The period prior to the enactment of
the Milk Board in 1933, and particularly
the year ilnlnediately preceding its pas-
'age, will long Ie remnellbered by those
who wer eIngaIged in the I)airy business at
that time. Milk Prodtucrs, Ilroder-sl)is-
tributors and D)istributors were caught in
it wild era of price cutting, prke wars and
uncthi(ac l and indiscriminate practices
whicsI threatened to completelyy disrupt
and bankrupt the entire industry. Milk
was known to sell for as little as i 0 per
clquart andt a loaf of breath given with it.
Chaotic conditions olf this kind pre-
\ailed until it beca;ine (clear in the minds
of natny of those ill the Dairy Industr)
andl unaniy of the Iealth authorities of the
State that, if the lpeoplle of Florida were
to have a stlpplly of milk, something must
be done.
Not only the milk supply but the very
existence of the Dairy farms and a large
majority of the )Dairy plants of Florida
was seriously threatened.
It clearly followed that if a Producer
of mlilk did not receive adequate compen-

station for Iris labor and for his product,
that he, in turn, could not adequately
compensate his hell), could not adequately
buy the necessary feed for his cattle, could
not maintain pastures, and most assuredly
could not produce a clean, Ihealthful bot-
tie of milk, according to the regulations
of the various health regulations that
exist throughout the state of Florida. The
health of the Consumning Public, if such
conditions were allowed to continue, was
in jeopardy. It was obvious, then, as it
would be obvious now, that if all con-
trols exercised by the Milk Comnmission
were lifted, that perhaps the first to suf-
fer would be the health conditions of the
In 1i933, before the Industry was stabil-
ized by the creation of the Milk Control
Boartl, and its subsequent successor, the
Florida Milk Commnission, capital (risk
capital) could not be obtained by a new
venture at either the production level, or
the distribution level, and, as a result
thereof, production in Florida in 1933 did
not come anywhere near meeting the re-
quirements of our citizens, much less meet
the requirements of the visitors to our state
during the winter tourist season.
Operates Only After Petition By
Milk Producers
We respectfully call attention to one
(Continued oin page 21)

FOR MARCH, 1952 5

Florida's Dairy Industry Becomes of Age

By JOHN MI. SCOTT, Chief Daily SupeV isor, Slate I)Dept. of Agr-iculture

THE FLORIDA Legislature of )2o) enactetl
into Law the first piece of state-wide leg-
islation governing the production, proces-
sing, labeling and marketing of Milk and
Cream. This Law was placed in the
hands of the Commissioner of Agricul-
ture. Nathan Mayo, to administer. Mr.
M[ayo was thoroughly sold on the idea
that Florida could build a great D)airy
Industry if properly encouraged antd pro-
tected from unfair competition from in-
ferior dairy products.
Commissioner 'Mayo appointed the
writer as Chief Milk Inspector with two
assistants. Offices were opened in Jack-
sonville on October 1, 1929.
Since this was the first state-witle Milk
and C:ream Act, information had to be
gathered as to just who was producing
and marketing fluid milk and cream, the
conditions under which these protlucts
were being g produced, processed and sold.
This task took several months as the force
was small and the funds were very
At this time, 1i29, a great deal of milk
and cream was being importetl into Flori-
da, especially during the winter tourist
season. This milk and cream came from
Georgia, Alabama, Virginia, Tennessee,
Missouri and Indiana and the quality
wasn't too good as it came from unim-
proved contlensery milksheds. After the
labeling requirement of tile Law was put
into effect, thle public was aware that at
least otit-of-state products were not as
Fresh as those labeletl "PRODUCED IN
The demand for Florida produced milk
encouraged the dairy farmers of the state
to enlarge their herds and produce more
milk. Thie importation of milk dropped
to almost nothing in the 193o-3i season
and only a very small amount was in-
ported during the next eleven years or
until we swung into the war.
Milk and Milk Products. Law
The Legislature of 1931 saw fit to eiiat
a new law which broadened the scope of
the old Milk and Cream Law, this Act
being known as the Milk antd Milk Pro-
ducts Law. Again Commissioner Mayo
was selected to administer the legislation
and the force gained another member, J.
M. Burgess. The office was moved to
G;ainesville allnd the state divided into
three administrative areas about this
t:me. Smith with headquarters in Jack-
sonville, Shlaw with headquarters in
Tamrnpa. and Burgess with headquarters in
Milk production began to climnl alndtl
Florida dairymen were now snpplyhl ng al
of the milk needed for fluid consunnIptio:!.


lThe Tick Eradication program gave
lairying quite a boost. Better cows could
Ibe brought into the State without danger
of loss. The University olf Floritlda, EN-
tension Division, and Counlty Agri(:ultur-
al agents started pasture improvements
progranls andI encouraged the use of
better cows antd purebred Ibills. This
brought oil an increase of production per
cow with a small increase in feet antd
labor cost. Today we have about the
salnle class of cows in our tldairies as are
found elsewhere. The reason for this is
that cows illn our commerci-al dairies are
replcedtl about every four years, antl
tdairynmen travel all the Unitedl States
looking for good cows to buy. Thle or-
ganization of the Daiiry Hertl ilnprove-
nieiit \sso(iaition toetllher with txwele or
tirteei Artificial Breedinig .\ssci;itionls
Ihave caiusedt niore daiirmnen to raise tlieii
owi herd replaicimeleits and with better
Frozen 1)e.sse)s ILaWI Pl ((d
Tlhe Legislatiure of 933 enacted
another piece of dairy legislation, Tlhe
1 rozen )Desserts Actt, goxeriing the mann-
bacture andc sale of ice cream anI(l otler
frozen dairy foods. Ihllis Act set ul) stan-l
dards of Sanitation, quality of products
used anild a foodt solitdls pier gllon 1 require-
ment, whlichI controlled the amount of
overrun. Commllnlissioner Mayo was agaiin
chosen to administer thLe ;\ct. so thllis was
adtldetld to the other duties of tile Chief
)Dairy Superixisor andi his stall.
Thle U. S. Department of Agriculture

reports for the year 1932-1933, 3,5o,000o
gallons of various types of Frozen Desserts
manufactured in Florida.
The Frozen I)esserts A'.t through its re-
quirements of mInanuacture under proper
sanitary conditions, good quality mater-
ials antd control of overrun has increased
the public tldeniand for ice cream andi its
relatetl products until in the year, 1950-
1951. the Florida Ice Cream Industry
manult:actured and sold 11.048.136 gal-
lons. People are eating ice cream Ibecause
it is good.
Milk andl Icte Cream production was
steadily growing, many new dairies were
being built, new milk plants were built
andi the older ones remodeled antd new
equipment installetl. The Industry was
able to take of the requirements for fluid
milk the year round until the war, and the
State turned into an Armed Camp. The
"powers that be" in Washington would
not allow the purchase of equipment to
increase tile capacity of a dairy or milk
plant yet tlumpedl a million andI one half
inew milk antd milk products consumers
in our lap. We survived, but we are not
quite sure just how.
The state acquired during the W.P.A.
days an old meat-packing plant in Chip-
ley, and it was remodeled into a small
butter-making plant. The Dairy Depart-
ment spent considerable time helping to
develop this operation, but the low price
of butter antd the high transportation
costs made the operation unprofitablle.
The plant was closed after two or three
)years of operation but was soon re-opened
as a;I fluid milk receiving station antd with
tile war time demand, success was
Another fluid milk receiving station
was Ibuilt in Marianna later antd these two
stations have led to the dairy intlustry de-
velopment that has taken place in North-
west Florida.
While this tlairy development in North-
wxestern Floritld;a was taking place the other
sections were not asleep. The milk shedls
of Jacksonville. Tainipa, St. Petcrsburg.
Orlando, Tal llahassee, W\est Paln Bealch,
Ft. I.auderdale andl Miami were enlarging
andi producing much more milk. A re-
ceiv-ing statioli was built at Moore Haven
and a number of new dairymen were go-
ing in business. VWith all of this increase,
Florida is once more in the position of be-
ing able to produce all the milk needed
for fluidl consumption and able to spare
some to Georgia.,
Truly, the Floritla Dairy industry has
come of age in the period, October 1929
to date antd has bIecome one of Florida's
tolp industries.



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F F. A. Dairy Show Is Interesting

Feature of Florida State Fair

F~roni, to/ to 1)0/loin): Arl. A/a/hanz Ala yo,
left, P.Fpresent plaquePs and ban ylen to th~e
esxhibitor~s of thre following in, /lle FF.I;,l
Daily~ Ca/Ile Showe at the F~lor-ida State
Ficri, 1952: (/1~(1 lljiO)l G(;ern)seY Penl(lle;
Billy Gun tler of thre Stuwannee FF4~i
Chapter at Live Oak; Chaln1)1ipio Jersey
Bul~l, loydc Hall ris, Ba I/owo FF4 Chapl-
tel; andt Champ,,lion~ Jers.ey Fenlanle, Joe:
Codm 1(111r, Bart~ow FF~ Chapter~l Allr.
Flol-al/e l~elkenel (II[ r0, p/l-e.iienlt of /he
p1(1(1 liC fronl time ClubD to Lloydl Hamr,isv,
Bart~owl li-PA Chapterpc, for exhibition~

Sh~ow Billy Gull ter, Snccr~l'anee F.F.4 -I
Chlals/r (if ~iver Oark, woith, his, Cham,,pionl
Gulernsey I'enmr~le~. All,. B. R. Mlillsr,
C(ma p/er (llvi.ser., is( shlOwn) wij/Il thme pnlaque
Pr1esen ter l by time Fboi ida (;uein seye~ Br~eed
el-s 4-.m.so ~iltrioml AD. lValtr-r Wlelkellel
Isresen tinlg ar p~laque from lm ie Clutb to
7oe Cohrallrc~, BIlrrltoW FF4 Chanpter-, foi
exhibitinlg Clclanlplonl IFcimlrle in tIme
F.F.A. Daiiyl Cattle Shrow at thme FI ~itlNl
State Farir inr 7 (nlprl.

AlN [51 MA I Ii) 2700 Florida~ farm lsoys
anid girls, as membllers of~ 1mm -rous h)( all
chapters ol F~uture Falrmers aInd Future
Home Mal~kers groups Iroml throughout
the Stalte, dlisplalyedl their 'larinino skills
alnd receivedl on~ny aIwardls aIt the Floridla
State Fair F;.F;.A. Daly, Feb~ruary qth, inl

i\Iembe~rs Ironsl seven F;.F;.A. Chapters
enteredl animalls in the F;. F;. A. dairy
show, while ~ij C:hapters enteredl teamns
in various judging contests.
Chapters participating inl the (lair)
show were: Q)unicy, Li's e Oa;k, Dade City,
Kalthleen, Tulrkey Creek, Bartow anti
Tampa. Bill) Gunter ofI Live Oalk
showed the champion femalec, a Guernsey.
Lloydl Harris ofC Bartow exhibited the
largest number of entries one of whfr~h
was judgedt the chalmpio~n b~ull. JToe
Cochran~, also, Irons Ba~rtow, exhibitedl
th~e chamnlion female heifer. For his
winning, Billy (I;inter rei eivedl a plaque
I'rons thle Floridla Guernlsey Ca;ttle Club,
while ~joe aInd Lb's d eat Is received a
plaque from the Florida~ Jecrsey Cattle
A- revolving~ trofshy slionlsorecl lsy the
F~lorida Da;ir) Indtustry A-ssc cia~tio~n, to l~e
alwardled to the best County judging
teani, will no~t h~e presently until the
aInnual meeting of F:. F;. .\. w\hen all1
team juclgi ng aIwardls will b~e aInnotinlced.
Other F. F;. A\. members wh~o pa;rticip~atedl
in thle l>;airy Show were: Skil~spy Halviser,
Balrcow; Geo~rge J'orcl, Q~uine : Bill)'
Rollins, >ltade C:it) ; K~en (cokrell, K~ath-
leen: H. Du~fi', Ka;thleen; Arlen W\ea~ther-
ington, ~I'urkey Creek; boc~s oflampa,;
(:hapllter: Buddlty Sewull, Tlurke) Creek
aInd Halrr) (;. (;rifHn, Balrtow.
Commission of AgrR ~ulture N\athain
Ma~)io 1"Sreseitel thle F.F;..\. li's e stock
trophies a tid a wardls Ir mi aI ]large infieldl
f'la tform in I [r lt of the In;ia i gra ocl sta iid
alnd pla~tform giuests werle: Mlr. Thoma~s
Baile), Staite C:ommissioner iii Eldcation,
1\fr. Harry VMocft, State 1)ire ~tor of 'soc a-
tional edluc nation; Dr. Wa;yne Reit,, P'ro-
'sOt for Agric~ulture, Universit's of Fbsri
da~; Mlr. Wilmler Bassett, Vic~e Presidlent
Florida Dairy lndlustr)' A-ssoc ialtion: F. T.
Andy Lay, Execcutive Direcctor, Florida~
Da~iry Indtistry Association aInd M~r. John
Ford, Executive Secretar)', Flolrida~ Fa~rni
Bureau F~ederation.
A great dleal of credit is dlue State
F. F. A. Director A. R. Cox and As-
sistant D~irec~tor JT. G. Smnith, for their
splendid planning ancf haindling of over
two thlousa~nd enthusiastic ho) s and girls
who came to the State Fa;ir for both
work and play antI did hoth in an adinlir-
ais~le maInxeI.

Honorary State Farmer decgrees were
conferred up~on four Florida~ friends of
F.F.A., among these being "A\nd's La's
of the Florida l)aliry I ndustr's' Associaltion.
Complete results of the jodtging were:
Guernl)sey Cows B-- ifly lRollins, l~acle
City, ist.
Guerne,,vty Heiferse (2l -(i miiitlis oldl)-
Billy Gunter, ~ive Oak, I st: Vain O'Neal,.
Turkey Creek, 20(1: Budd~y Sew~ell. Tur-
key Creek, qrcl.
Guerns),\ey 1ileifer (i 8-2. months)-
Benjamin Fra7nklin Jr. Hig-h F;.F..X. C~hap1
ter, I st.
Gurernlsey Heifers (12 18 months) Bill's'
Gonter. 1st.
Giierhsey Heifes~s (6- 12 months)--
Gunter, 1st; O'Neal, 2nd; Arlen Wecher-
ington, 7luikey Creek, grd Itl an th.
7e stey Boll Calves Lloydl Harris, Bai~r
tow, 1st.
Jersey Heifer Calves KeI~ n C:ockrell.
Ka;thleen, ist.
Cs nd~r Ch~ampionl Guerlnsey~ Pe~nile--
R~eser-ve Glandr Chanlpi~on (;utes ns~ey
F~emaleBe-H n jansin Franklin Chap~lter.
Je cy-r~ Femalllesv (0'ser two )'sears) Joe
(Cochra~n, I st; Lloyd Harris, 2ndl a~nd 3rd;
Skilslsy Ha's iser, jIth (all of Balrto~w).
Jersey' Heifessc (m8 24 months) George
Ford-t, Qluinc)~ 'sst.
7e,:sey Heifeins (12 18 months Harry
Griffin, Balrtow,w 1st; 1.lo) dl Halrris, Bar-
tcow. 2nd:l Herb~ert Duff, Kathlleem, 3rd.
GIcrand (lchanm/smon, 7cm icy Female CrsCoh-

1?esrel ye (;ruu,,l Cham,,pion, Jersey, Fec
nlacle -Grifiii.

7 he Hnoi aiyr-) S/atre I'arnmer Degl I~iee waus

rlhmdling Daily .SeretaPlny, 471(1)'3 La.tr'

WIN THOsrAS FmslSON)S Isri's ate dlesk wals
dll"enel fifteenl )'ears after his dleath, a
rc;rl Isearilig the following actlmonitioii
wals found lillunctg Isis jsafl~ers: W\4hen
(lown in the mlouths, remeniber Jonahl.
He came (litalll right!"


1952 State Fair Dairy Show

Considered Best on Record

FLORIDA DAIRYMEN are credited with bring-
ing together at the 1952 State Fair, Febru-
ary 5-9 in Tamlpa, the greatest show of
pure-bred dairy animals ever assembled
in Florida.
Thousands upon thousands of Fair visi-
tors got a first view of Florida's finest
Guernsey and Jersey dairy cattle seldom
seen back on the dairy farms by the aver-
age Florida resident.
The winning awards were announced
and presented to dairy exhibitors at a spe-
cial luncheon at the Floridan Hotel, spon-
sored by the Florida Guernsey Cattle Club
and the Florida I)airy Intlustry Associa-
In presenting these awards, Assistant
Fair Manager, Mr. J. 2. Huskisson, stated
that "the Florida Dairy Industry may well
be proud of the splendid showing of pure-
bred dairy animals at the 1952 State Fair.
Visiting livestock judges and other visitors,
Mr. Huskisson said, "had been heard to
remark that 'this dairy show would be a
credit to any State Fair' "
C. W. Reaves, State Extension Dairy-
man of the University of Florida, who par-
ticipated in planning the 1952 State Fair
dairy show and in presenting the awards,
received the praise of Mr. John Sargeant,
president of the Florida Guernsey Cattle
Club and other spokesmen, for the large
part which he has had in recent years in
encouraging better breeding practices and
the establishing of more pure bred herds
in the Florida Dairy Industry.
Gulernsey and jersey Breeders Share
Breeder Awards
The only competition between all breed-
ers was for the "Premier Exhibitor" and
"Premier Breeder" trophies.
The Premier Exhibitor award, spon-
sored by the Florida Dairy Industry Asso-
ciation, went to the Welkener (Holly Hill)
Jersey Dairy. V. C. Johnson and Sons
(Dinsmore Farms) Guernsey b r e e d e r s,
Jacksonville, won the "Premier Breeder"
award, sponsored by the Florida Grower
Judging the Dairy Show was Dr. H. H.
Kildee, retired dean of Iowa State Col-
lege. A widely known authority on live-
stock, Dr. Kildee had many complimentary
things to say about the quality of the dairy
animals brought before him in the big
Livestock Pavilion.
Mr. Jim Schee of Largo did an excellent
job of handling the cattle show in the role
of superintendent.
Guernsey Division judging Azwards
The Boutwell Dairy of Lake Worth,
showed the grand champion bull and Dins-
more Farms, Jacksonville the grand chain-

pion female. I)insmore Farrms also showed
the junior (hanipion bull. Boutwell Dairy
had the senior chanlpion bIull but the re-
serve grand champion bull was the aged
Ibull elltered by Sargeant Farms, owned by
John Sargeant, Lakeland.
The reserve grand champion female was
entered by pretty Patricia Ellis, a 4-H Club
girl of Calahan, the animal coming from
the fine I)insmore herd. Dinsmore Farms
had both the senior and junior champion
females and dominated the blue ribbon
division in the heifer and cow classes.
Complete results of the judging in the
open Guernsey show follow:
Bull Ca;iles--Dinsmoore FIarmis (\V. C. Jollnson and111
Solns) )isnmnlore, Ist; BoIutwell's I)airy, Lake Worth,
2nd; l)insmore, 3rd and 4th111;
;r. Yearling Bulls--Carroll L. Ward and Sol (ILake-
11ont l)airy ) Winter IPark, lst; Boutwell, 2nd; Ward,
Sr. Yearling Bulls--D)ins: ole, Ist: Wa\Vrd, 2nd and
2-Year-Old Blls--loutwelI, Ist; Ward, 2nd; Ar-
toil's Farto (Arnold Higgins) Largo, 3rd; Ward, 4th;
Aged Bulls--SaIIgeant FarImns (John Salrgeant)
L1akeland, Ist; Ward, 2nd and 3rd:
Jr. Champl)iOll B nll-l) ins ore, "'l)insiore Noble
Sr. (,Champion IBulI--BonItell, "'M)l),on1ahl Farlms
Sleadfast Otho";
Grand Champion Bull--Boutwell, "Mcl)onadt
IFarms Steadfast ()1ho)";
Reser\e Grand (Chamnpion Bull--Sargeantl, "Riegel-
Idale IF mory's Enldowe r";
Heifer Cal(es--D)insmore, Ist; Boutwtell, 2nd andl
3rd; \Vard, 41h;
Jr. Yearling Heifers--l)insilore, Ist; Boutwsell, 2nd;
Ward, 3rd; Armilrs Farm, 4th;
Sr. Yearling Heife's--Boutwell, Ist; Dinsmnoie, 2nd;
Sargeanti, 'r1d; W1ard 4th;
Jr. (;et-of-Sire-Bonutwell, lst; Dinsmore, 2nid;
\ard, "11r and. 4th;
Cow \With Best Udder--I)insmore, Ist (with grand111
challmpion cow'); Patricia Ellis, (iith reserve rha -
pion), 2nd; l)insmore, 3rd;
2-yealr-old Heifers-Boutwell, Ist; Ward, 2nd; Jack
D)odd, Maitlanld, 3lrd; l)insmore, 4th; Boutwell,
5th; Ward, 6th;
3- er ar-ohl Cows-sPatriaia Ellis, Callahan 4-H girl,
Ist; Dinsmorc, 2nd and 3rd; Ward, 4th; Boutwell,
5th; Ward, 6th;
Aged Coss--D)insmnore, Ist land 2111; Boutwell, :3rd
iand 4th; I)insmore, 5th; Boutwell, (itlh;
Jr. lChampion FIemiale-D)instnore, "l)insliore May-
royal Mfirth";

royal Jledetta";
(G;rand1 Chamllpion Fe llale--Dinsloore, "l)insllore
ayl)royall Jedetta";
Reserve Gralnd Challpion Fermale-l'-atrical Ellis,
"l)insiore Nlayroyal Vern";
Dairy Herd (folr fresllelled owss)-l)insmotire, Is;
Boutwell, 2nd; Sargealnt, 3rdl;
Best Three Feinales--Disinmore, st; Boutwell, 2nd;
Ward, 3rd;
Get-of-Sire-l)insmlore, Ist and 2nd; Boutwell, 3rd;
P'ro(uc(er-of-l)aIll-l)insnmoe, st; Bot0well, 2nd;
Ward, 3rd.
ersey I)ivision judging Awards
The Jersey division had many outstand-
ing animals with two of Florida's best
known Jersey breeders showing the grand
champions. W. J. Nolan, Alpine Dairy,
Jacksonville, entered the grand champion
bull and Walter Welkener, Holly Hill
Dairy, ;llso of Jacksonville, showed the
grand champion female.
The Polk County Farm of Bartow
showed the Jr. champion female and No-

From top to bottom: Grand Clhampion
G;uernsey Bull owned by Boutwell's Dairy,
Lake IVoirth, shown by Earl 7ensen,
Bour1tell fnarm manager, left; Dr. H. H.
hildee, center, and IV. H. Boutwell, Sr.;
Grand Chamnpion Guernsey Female
owned and shown by V. C. Johnson and
sons, Charles, left and Earl, right, Dins-
more Dairy Farms, Jacksonville; Grandl
Champion 7ersey Bull owned and shown
by IV. 7. Nolan, Alpine Dairy, 7ackson-
ville; Grand Champion Jersey Fenlale
owned and a shown by Mr. and Mrs.
IValter Ulelkener, Holly Hill Daiy,

Ian the Jr. champion male. Carlos Griggs
Summer Field Dairy of Summerfield, en-
tered the reserve grand champion female
while Welkener had the reserve galand
champion bull.
Welkener's Holly Hill Dairy won the
"Priemier Exhibitor" trophy of the Florida
Dairy Industry Association which required
entry in five or more classes.
Complete results of the judging in the
open Jersey show were as follows:
Bull Calves--Virginia Stuart, Bartow, Ist; Carlos
Griggs, Summer Fields Dairy, Sumnmerfield, 2nd;
Walter Welkener, Holly Hill Dairy, Jacksonville, 3rd;
Lloyd Harris, Bartow, 4th;
Jr. Yearing Bulls-Welkener, Ist (no competition);
Sr. Yearling Bulls-W. J. Nolai, Alpine Dairy,
(Continued on page 18)

FOR MARCH, 1952 9



to the



12:00 Central Standard Time

Jackson County
Fair Grounds,
Marianna, Fla.
Star Bull
Dropped May 12, 1951-Calf-
hood Vaccinated.
TERKING 451141, Excellent,
Superior, Silver Medal Tested
Sire. 15 Tested daus. avg.
9576 5.7% 548 19 Classified
daughters average 84.61.
1675165, Very Good, Silver
Medal 2-0 305 7066 6.0% 426
A daughter of MONOLO SYBIL
POMPEY 435238 Senior Su-
perior, Gold & Silver Medal
Tested Sire.
1649272, Classified Good Plus
2-0 305 6405 4.8% 306 Fat
3-1 305 6654 5.2% 346 Fat
Dropped August 18, 1947.
Fresh and Selling Open.
A daughter of OBSERVER
Senior Superior Silver Medal
Tested Sire.
1721153, Classified Good Plus.
Dropped January 8, 1949.
H.I.R. record of 2-0 305 7130
4.8% 341
Now milking 45 lbs. Milk per
day with second lactation.
A daughter of OBSERVER
TREVA STARWIN 500455 and


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Welkener
Rt. 3, Box 612
Jacksonville, Florida
Gold Star Herd
Constructive Breeder 6X
Herd T.B. & Bangs Accredited

West Florida Jersey Sale to be

Held April 3rd in Marianna

THE ANNUAL Spring Jersey Sale, sponsor-
ed by the Florida Jersey Cattle Club, will
be. held again this year at Marianna,
Thursday, April 3rd, according to an
announcement by Mr. J. K. Stuart,
Bartow, President of the organization.
Mr. Woodrow Glenn, Jackson County
Farm Agent, who is Chairman of the
Sale Committee, has announced consign-
ment to the sale of between twenty and
thirty of the State's finest blooded Jerseys.
Jersey breeders who have consigned
animals are: A. T. Alvarej. Dairy, Jack-
sonville; Welkener's Holly Hill Dairy,
Jacksonville; Nolan's Alpine Dairy, Jack-
sonville; George Sixma Dairy, Lake
Helen; J. K. Stuart Dairy, Bartow; Polk
County Farm Dairy, Bartow.
Members of the Sale Committee, in
addition to Mr. Glenn, are: M. A. Schack,
Greenwood; Walter Welkener, Jackson-

ville; and Carlos Griggs, Summerfield.
Tom McCord, recognized as one of
the country's outstanding Jersey auc-
tioneers, is scheduled to handle the sale.
The sale will be held at the Jackson
County Fair Ground, Dairy Barn, loca-
ted in the outskirts of Marianna.
Barbecue Is Arranged
An important feature of the sale and
one which speaks well for the splendid
public interest in developing the Dairy
Industry in West Florida, is a barbecue
supper sponsored by the Marianna
Chamber of Commerce for all persons
interested in the sale. The barbecue will
be. held Wednesday evening, the day
before the sale, 7:oo P.M. at the site of
the sale, Jackson County Fair Grounds.
Mr. Glenn stated that all prospective
buyers and others interested in the sale
aire cordially invited.

T. G. Lee Heads Council of

Artificial Breeder's Group

REPRESENTATIVES OF Florida's Thirteen Area
Artificial Breeding Associations held a suc-
cessful State Conference in Gainesville
recently for consideration and adoption
u n i form practices
S and policies in arti-
ficial breeding pro-
Sixty-one members
representing twenty-
.l ^ l two counties were
A- The group decided
to form a permanent
T. G. LEE State Conference on
Artificial Breeding
for the purpose of securing cooperation
and exchanging information between local
groups and the holding of an annual meet-
T. G. Lee, well-known dairyman of Or-
lando, was elected Chairman of the Con-
ference. Wilmer Bassett of Monticello
was elected Vice Chairman and C. 0. Ger-
ber of Winter Haven was elected Secretary.
University of Florida representatives
participating in the meeting were: H. G.
Clayton, Director of Agricultural Experi-
ment Service; C. W. Reaves, State Exten-
sion Dairyman; Dr. R. B. Becker, Dairy
Husbandman; Prof. C. H. Willoughby;
and District Extension Agent J. Lee
Smith. Dr. J. Wayne Reitz, Provost for
Agriculture, University of Florida, was a
special guest at the meeting and welcomed

the group to the University of Florida.
Mr. J. R. Prentice, President, and Phil
I. Higley, Manager, of the American
Breeders Service, who
were also special
guests at the meet-
ing, reported that the
i P artificial breeding
program in the Dairy
Industry, has shown a
remarkable growth
in a comparatively
few years to the re-
HIGLEY cord year in 1951
when the service was
supplied for 525,000 cows. This repre-
sented a 45 percent increase over 1950.
Florida Dairymen used service for 20,000
cows in 1951 with Duval County leading
with 3,6oo cows.
Service is now furnished to Florida
Dairymen from Jersey, Guernsey, Holstein,
and Brown Swiss animals. A limited ser-
vice is also furnished from beef animals.

Plant Managers Meetings
Held in Tampa and Jacksonville
DAIRY PLANT managers of the Jackson-
ville and Tampa areas held luncheon
meetings on Feb. 26th and 29th respec-
tively for a discussion of Florida Dairy
Industry Association activities with Presi-
dent Theo Datson of Orlando and
Executive Director E. T. Lay.


Repre.entati7eS of Bassett B ah-ies, Inc., Dnd B le ( B e sged pe
(February II, 1952) in which th, Tallahassee firn niergedl willt h Botden's. Shlown s"ufled
(left to righl) are: IV. 7. Ba)nhill, 7r., presidlent, Flor ida division of The Bor)-den (:ou-
Jpany; IV. IT. Bassett, Sr., pr-esident, Bassett Dairies, Inc., and (Csiny 7. Bassett, Sec -etary-
Treasurer andI General illanage, Bassett Dairies, fne. Standing (left to ti.glht) are:
Wallace Fields, attorney, The fboiden Canipanv, Tamipa; 7. J'elnla Keen, gc'iel-al
council, Bassett Dairies, Inc.; 7. C. Haslam, \ ew m York genci (ii (ouncel, The Bo (IC))
Company; and TV. IV. Bassett, 7r-., director- of Biassett DaUiies, inc(.

Borden Buys Bassett Dairies

BASSETT DAIRIES, INC., Tallahassee, one of
North Florida's pioneer milk distributors,
has been acquired by The Borden Com-
pany, according to an announCement made
February 12th by Curry J. Bassett, General
Manager of the firm, and W. j. Barritt, Jr.
of Tampa, President of the Borden Com-
party Florida Division, who said the tran-
saction was effective immediately. The
company will be known as Borden's Bas-
sett Dairies.
The transaction brings together two
names in the dairy food field well known
to residents of this area. The Bassett firm
has beeun distributing milk in Tallahassee
anti vicinity for 31 years. Borden grocery
aInd cheese prodlucts have been available
in grocery stores throughout this section of
Florida for many years.
According to the announcement the
change in ownership will not affect the
dairy plant's operations or products, and
all of its employees will remain in their
present positions.
Curry J. Bassett, Secretary Trea surer
antl General Manager of Bassett Dairies,
Inc. will remain in charge of the Tallahas-
see operation.
Bassett Dairies was founded in 1g21 by
W. WV. Bassett, Sr., in Monticello, Florida,
26 miles east of Tallahassee. Bark in the
2o's, in the early years of the operation, W.
W. Bassett, Sr., produced and dlistributedl
milk as a side line to his nursery business.
As his dairy business began to grow, he de-
voted more time to it, and, in tse late 20'S,
slor his nursery in order to give full time
to the dairy business.
In 1931 he installed his first pasteurizer
which resulted in further expansion. The
Bassetts, father and sons, had always
dreamed of having a hig, modern milk
plant in Tallahassee where the bulk of

their trade was located. In 1947, tle busi-
ness was incorporated and preparations
were maie to move the business to Tal,!-
hassee. Operations began in the new
plant here on June 1, 1948.
.At present, the business has arounri too
employees, and the payroll amounts to
$Iuo,ooo per year. The 90 producers who
supply milk to tse Dairy receive close to a
million dollars a year. These figures in-
clude the Tallahassee, P'anama City, and
Crestview operations.
Officers of the Bassett Company were:
W. W. Bassett, Sr., President; 1). A. Hat-
cher, Plant Superintentlent ant Vice P'resi-
dent, and Curry j. Bassett, Secretary[treas-
urer and General Manager. W. W. Bas-
sett, Sr., and W. W. Bassett, Jr., will con-
tinue to operate their -,ooo-acre dairy flarm
in Monticello, and will be the distributors
of milk anti other dairy products east of
Tallahassee, as well as produce milk foi
the new company. Ray S. Bassett is in-ma-
ger of the branch plant in Panama City,
Florida The Bassett plant whitcI is lo1
ratcd in Crestview is managed by Lanmar
The officers of the Company have long
been active in dairy industry circles. Curry
Bassett is now serving sis second year ais
member of the Accounting Committee of
the Milk industry Foundation antI servetl
as Chairman of the Southern District Ac-
counting Conference held in Atlanta I:tst
yea r. He served as a Director of the
Florida Dairy Inclustry Association for one
year, Vice Chairman of the Legislative
Committee for two years and for the past
two years has served as Chairman of the
Association's Plant Cost and Accounting
Committee. He is also a past President
of tle Florida Independent Dairy Sales-
managers' Association.

Our Consignment

to the



April 3, 1952


One 6i-year old cow%, Aim Ennice, %%ith
R. 0. M. of 12,043 pounds Milk and 533
ioundls Fat. Will lie fresh at sale time.

Four 2-year olds: Sparkling Elba, laugh-
ter of NMighty Don Elba, with R. of Nt.
record of 11,315 Pou1itnd1s Milk anti r20
)Oinls Fat.

Sparkling Naldo, daughter of Aristocrat
Naldo, with R. of M. record of 1'1,7I
pounds NMilk and 551 pounds Fat.

Signal Peer Sue, daughter of Design
Signal Sue, wvith R. of M. record of
7,661 pounds Milk and 424 pounds

Design Ena Allena, daughter of Design
Sam Gold Allena, with R. of M. record
of ,84 pound Is mnilk and 398 pounds


W. J. Nolan



FOR MARCH, 1952 11







Yes, it's the "Casablanca"! F.D.I.A. Conveniion Hotel-F-1ue 1-13


1952 Annual Meeting Plans Announced

WILMER BASSETT, chairman, and his pro-
gram committee for the Florida Dairy
Industry Association's 1952 three-day
Annual Meeting and Convention have
asked that this warning be announced
to all members of the Florida Dairy
Industry Association and members of the
Allied Trades:
"All who have dreamed of but never
attended a convention at a "dreamland
hotel" and in the "magic city" of Miami
Beach, will miss the greatest opportunity
ever provided by your Florida Conven-
tion for participation in an outstanding
convention program and the pleasure of
three days (longer if you like) at the
beautiful, new, completely air-condition-
ed Casablanca, on the ocean front with

its wonderful outdoor beach front, garden
and pool."
Low summer rates will be in effect
during the convention or for longer if
you like. Complimentary golf privileges
at nearby Miami Beach course. Fishing
and boating trips will be available.
The convention program opens at noon
June 11 and adjourns following a lunch-
eon program on June 13.
Any who may be interested in a
special party trip to Havana following
the convention, please advise Secretary
E. T. Lay at F.D.I.A. Offices, 220 Newnan
Street, Jacksonville.
Don't delay in making your reserva-
tions direct to Jack Parker, Manager,
Hotel Casablanca, Miami Beach.

F. D. I. A. Directors Adopt 1952 Program

THE BOARD of D)irectors of the Florida
Dairy Industry Association adopted several
important "new features in the Associa-
tion's 1952 program, at their last meeting
held in Tampa February 8th.
Assembled in Tampa for participation
in the Florida State Fair Dairy Show, F. D.
I. A. Directors met jointly during a part
of the day with the Florida Live Stock
Sanitary Board and the Florida Guernsey
Cattle Club which also were holding ses-
sions in Taimpa on February 8th.
President Theo Datson expressed the
view that the plans adopted at this parti-
cular meeting of the Dairy Association
Directors were probably more far reaching
than that of any single meeting ever held

by the Florida Dairy Industry. Principal
features of the program adopted are;
1-Sponsorship of a State I)Dairy Associa-
2-Sponsorship of Florida's National
Champion .1-H Dairy Judging team, travel
and participation in international com-
petition in London, England in June of
3-Sponsorship of the National Dairy
Council educational program among the
schools of those areas of the State not now
included in the programs of the Jackson-
ville, Tamnpa and Miami local Dairy Coun-
4-Named a three member Dairy Indus-
try committee to the State Civil Defense

5--Adopted an 8-Point Dairy Efficiency
Improvement Program for 1952.
6-Voted unqualified support of the
work of the Florida Milk Commission.
7--Adopted a plea for better public
understanding of the causes for current
milk prices in Florida.
8-Approved efforts to secure a new
Veterinary Research Laboratory at the
University of Florida.
9-Praised the 30o years service of Dr. J.
V. Knapp as State Veterinarian and urged
his re-appointment.
10--Elected Mr. Cliff Wayne of South-
ern Dairies, Miami as a Director to suc-
ceed L. S. Robinson, who moved from the
State and named Mr. J. N. McArthur of
Miami Association Treasurer.
i --Named Jack Dew, of Southern I)air
ies, Jacksonville to serve as 1952 June
Dairy Month Committee Chairman.
12-Elected members of the )952 M'lk
and Ice Cream Plant Committee with
Russell Bevan, St. Petersburg Borden Co.
Manager as chairman.
13-Requested the Live Stock Board
and State Health authorities to adopt
more adequate regulations relating to
problems arising from the outbreak of
Anthrax in some Florida Dairy herds.
14-Set May 1-2 as 1952 Annual Dairy
Field Day dates at Gainesville.
5--Set June 11-13 as 1952 Association
Annual Meeting dates at Miami Beach.

A CHRONIC eavesdropper overheard this
gem aboard a Fifth Avenue bus: "You
know, I wouldn't say anything about
Dolly unless I could say something good.
And oh, brother, is this good. ."


Dairy Industry to
Sponsor Florida's
4-H Judging Team
MIEMBERS AND friends of the Florida Dairy
Industry are invited to participate in
honoring Florida's outstanding teamni of
four young 4-H Clulb Dairymen and their
coach h who won the 1951 U. S. Champion-
ship 4-H l)airy Judging Award at the 1)air
Cattle Congress in Waterloo, Iowa. Mleni-
bers of the teaml are: Steve Simmons, Sin-
mons Dairy, O r a n g e I a I e (St. Johnns
County): Warren and Raymondtl Alvarez,
Alvarez D)airy, Jacksonx'ille: and Paul
Thornhill, Orlando. Clarence Reaves,
University of Florida Extension )Dairyman
is Coach and leader for the team.
In winning this United States Cham-
pionship Award, this teanm qualified to
represent the United States .1-H (Club
Dairy program in an International Youth
Dairy Cattle Congress to be held next June
in London, England.
The Board of Directors of the Florida
Dairy Industry Association recently voted
to sponsor the raising of the necessary
funds, something over $3,ooo.oo, to make
it possible for this group of Florida's young
Agriculturists antl their able coach to ac-
cept this high honor of officially repre-
senting the young Dairymen of the United
States in this international show.
Mr. J. N. McArthur of Miami, President
and owner of the McArthur Jersey Farm
Dairy, believed to be the largest dairy in
the world, who also is Treasurer of tlhe
Dairy Industry Association, has very signi-
ficantly been named Chairman of the
Campaign to provide the travel expenses
for the team andt Coach Clarence Reaves.
All contributions should be sent to Mr.
McArthur or to E. T. Lay, Secretary, Flori
da Dairy Industry Association.

Cover Picture

This is Florida's i9551 National Cha m-
piolnship -H )Dairiy J7udging Team. Mei-
bers of thle team are, from left to right:
Steve Sinmmons, St. A ugnstine; WVarren Al-
varez, 7acksonville; C. IV. Reaves., Univ. of
Fla. Extension 1)Dai yman: Raymond Ai-
varez, 7acksonlville; anid Paul Thornlhill,

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FOR MARCH, 1952 13

State Guernsey Breeders

Elect Earl Johnson President

MR. EARL JOHNSON of Dinsmore Farms,
Jacksonville, was elected president of the
Florida Guernsey Cattle Club at their 1952
Annual Meeting, held February 8th, at the
Floridan Hotel, Tampa. Other Officers
and Directors elected were: W. A. Bout-
well, Sr., Vice-President; J. H. Logan,
Secy-Trcasurer; Additional Directors: W.
A. Boutwell, Sr., R. R. Jennings, John
Hentz, T. Stin Haselton, L. H. Sellers, C.
L. Ward.
The Meeting held in Tampa during
Dairy Show Week of the Florida State Fair,
attracted the largest attendance of any pre-
vious meeting of the Association, accord-
ing to Mr. V. C. Johnson, one of the orig-
inal members of the Organization.
A large group of guests swelled the at-
tendance at the Annual Dinner Session
held at noon. Among these were Officials
of the State Fair, Directors of the Florida
Dairy Industry Association, Members of
the Florida Live Stock Sanitary Board,
several Members of the Florida Milk Comn-
mission, Florida's 4-Member National
Champion 4-H Club Dairy judging team
and their coach, State Extension Dairy-
man, C. W. Reaves, Dr. E. L. Fouts, head
of the Dairy Department, University of
Florida. Also present were various win-
ners of the State Fair Dairy Show awards,
including Mr. and Mrs. Walter Welkener
who received the award as "Premier Ex-
Other guests present were: Dean H. H.
Kildee, of Ames Iowa, who served its judge
of the State Fair Dairy Show; Dr. and Mrs.
Robert E. Parajon, Guernsey Breeders of
Havana, Cuba, who also are both practic-
ing Veterinarians. Mr. J. Frank Johnson,
Executive Secretary of the American
Guernsey Breeders Association and Editor
of the Guernsey Breeders Journal, was
principal speaker of the meeting. A num-
ber of visiting out of State Guernsey breed-
ers were also present.
Interest in the Meeting was heightened
when Officials of the State Fair announced
and presented the awards for the various
winners of the State Fair Dairy Show held
at Tampa.
The Principle Awards presented went

to: Holly Hill Dairy, Jacksonville, Pre-
mier Exhibitor and Grand Champion Jer-
sey female. Dinsmore Dairy, Jacksonville,
Premier Breeder and Grand Champion
Guernsey female. Boutwell Dairy, Lake
Worth, Grand Champion Guernsey bull.
Alpine 1)airy, Jacksonville, Grand Cham-
pion Jersey bull.

Bevan Is Reappointed
Chairman Dairy Plant Comm.
THE FLORIDA Dairy Industry Association
has announced the reappointment of Rus-
sell Bevan, Borden Dairy Manager of St.
Petersburg, as chairman of the Associa-
tion's fourteen member committee on Milk
and Ice Cream Plant Operations.
The Committee which will serve for
the year 1952 was named by the Associa-
tion Board of Directors at a meeting in
Talmpa, February 8th. Other members
named to serve with Chairman Bevan are:
Charles W. Ankerberg, Foremost Dairies,
St. Petersburg; Paul E. Burner, Dinsmore
Dairy Co., Jacksonville; Dr. E. L. Fouts,
University of Fla., Gainesville; Carroll B.
Green, Green's Dairy, DeLand; Win. J.
Harman, Jr., Southern Dairies, Gaines-
ville; John Lewis, Southern Dairies,
Miami; Leon Mull, University of Fla.,
Gainesville; Leon C. O'Quinn, A 1 far
Creamery Co., West Palm Beach; 1). E.
Perrett, Perrett's Dairy, Dinsmore; Rudy
J. Schneider, Schneider's Creamery, Eus-
tis; George Tworoger, Borden's I)Dairy,
Miami; Clarence B. Wood, Land O'Sun
Creamery, Sarasota; C. L. Wrenshall, Fore-
most Dairies, Jacksonville.
In addition to having the responsibility
of considering all Dairy Association mat-
ters pertaining to the operation of Milk &-
Ice Cream Plants in Florida, the Commit-
tee acts as co-sponsor with the Dairy De-
partment of the University of Florida in
planning and holding an annual three (lay
Short Course for plant managers and other
plant supervisory personnel.
The Committee also sponsors the pub-
lishing and distribution of the proceed-
ings of the Annual Plant Short Course,
which is known as the "Plant Manual".

Pictures at left from top to bottom show the 1952 Annual Meeting of the Florida
Guernsey Cattle Club, held at Tampa, as seen by the Dairy News Candid Camera: *
Speakers table, President 7ohn Sargeant, standing. President elect Earl 7ohnson,
right and Charles 7ohnson of Dinsmore Farms, 7acksonville, receiving the State Fair
"Premier Breeder" trophy from Mr. Harris Mullen, publisher of the Florida Grower
Magazine. Mr. &r Mrs. Walter Welkener, right, of Holly Hill Dairy, 7acksonville
receiving the State Fair "Premier Exhibitor" trophy presented by A. R. Nielsen on be-
half of the Florida Dairy Industry Association. Mr. 7ohn Logan, left, Pinellas County
Farm Agent and Secretary of the Florida Guernsey Cattle Club is presented a gift by
W. H. Boutwell, Sr. on behalf of the Association. The bottom four panels show Ran-
dom views of the Meeting.


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All present members of the State Live Stock Sanitary Board, pictured above, were on
hand at the Tallahassee meeting where this picture was taken by Red Kerce. Left to
right, picture shows; seated, Carl Barber, district 5, 7. Olin Pearce, district 6, Brady
Johnston, district 2, Hal Chairev, district 8, John Turner, district 7; standing, Chairman
7ohn G. l)upuis, district 4, Dave Gaskins, district j, and L. T. Langford, district i.

Livestock Sanitary Board Is

Urged to Support Dr. Knapp

UPON LEARNING that a proposal had been
made to the Florida Livestock Board by
one of its members for the replacing of
Dr. J. V. Knapp as State Veterinarian and
Secretary of the Board, the 15-member
Board of Directors of the Florida Dairy
Industry Association adopted a resolution
praising the work and professional ability
of Dr. Knapp and urging the Governor
and the Livestock Board to continue his
The resolution provided substantially as
"In our opinion, Dr. J. V. Knapp, Flori-
da State Veterinarian and Secretary of the
Florida Livestock Sanitary Board for the
past 30 years, is held in the highest regard
by practically ioo percent of the Florida
Dairy Industry. His professional ability
as a Veterinarian has been recognized,
both in Florida and nationally, throug-
out his 30 years of service as State Veter-
"In our opinion, the loss of Dr. Knapp's
ability and knowledge of Florida Live-
stock Diseases and his valuable experience
gained through thirty years of successful
control of these diseases, many of which
are peculiar only to Florida, would be a
serious loss to the State's rapidly develop-
ing and important Livestock Industry.
"We feel certain that it would be im-
possible to replace this knowledge and ex-
perience and wish to urge the Florida
Livestock Sanitary Board that they make
every effort to insure the continuation of
Dr. Knapp's services in these important
Dr. Knapp graduated with Dr. of Vet-
erinary Medicine, served in the Bureau of

Animal Industry, transferred to Footand
Mouth Disease Eradication, before becom-
ing State Veterinarian.

Knapp and Pearce Are Elected
By Live Stock Sanitary Board
MR. J. OLIN PEARCE, Cattleman of Okee-
chobee, Florida was elected chairman of
the Florida Live Stock Sanitary Board at
the Boards regular monthly meeting held
in Lake City, March 3rd. Pearce succeeds
John DuPuis, Jr. dairyman and cattle-
man of Miami.
John Turner, livestock owner of Ar-
cadia was elected Vice-Chairman.
Dr. J. V. Knapp was re-elected Secre-
tary of the Board and State Veterinarian,
which position he has held for the past
thirty years. All other staff members and
employees of the Board were re-elected.

Dairy Plant Manual
For 1951 Now Available
THE 1951 Florida Dairy Plant Manual
sponsored by the Dairy Association "Plant
Committee' and the University of Florida
Dairy Department is now available from
the F.D.I.A. office, 22o Newnan St., Jack-
sonville, or from the Dairy Dept., Uni-
versity of Florida, Gainesville.
The bound manual contains about 6o
pages of the principal lectures and papers
presented at the 1951 annual Plant Mana-
gers' Short Course at the University of
Make payment of $1.25 a copy to E. T.
Lay of the Dairy Industry Association or
Walter.Krienke, Dairy Dept., U. of F.

Foremost Dairies, Inc.
Acquires California Dairies
PAUL E. REINHOLD, President of Foremost
Dairies, Inc., and Grover D. Turnbow,
Oakland, California, President of Inter-
national Dairy Supply Co. and Interna-
tional Dairy Engineering Co., announced
recently the consolidation of their coinm-
panies' activities and business.
In addition to the consolidation, Fore-
most I)airics'has also acquired the Blue
Seal Dairy Products Company of San Joa-
quin Valley, California, Diamond Dairy,
Inc. of Oakland, California, and The
Gunn Ice Cream Company, operating in
Mississippi, Florida and Alabama.
The above companies will become
wholly-owned subsidiaries of Foremost
Dairies, Inc.
Mr. Reinhold stated that the consolida-
tion comprises the first step in the forma-
tion of a new food company, already in-
corporated, covering the nation's most
rapidly growing areas of the Southeast,
Southwest and California, and, in addition,
conducting important international busi-
ness. This company will be known as
Foremost Foods, Inc.
Foremost Dairies, Inc., is the South's
largest independent dairy company. Over
a period of twenty years it has grown from
a concern serving twelve Southern com-
munities in four states to one operating in
over fifty communities in nine Southeast-
ern and Southwestern states extending
from North Carolina to Texas.
International Dairy Supply Co. supplies
the United States armed forces in Japan,
Okinawa and Guam with recombined
milk, recombined chocolate Milk, ice
cream, cottage cheeses and other dairy
The International Dairy Supply Co.
since 1948 has established the Japanese
plants located in Yokohama, Kobe, Ko-
kura, Sapporo and Sendai, together with
two additional plants in Okinawa and
The International Dairy Engineering
Co. is a separate and distinct corporation
from International Dairy Supply and is
organized both as an export-import con-
cern and one equipped to design, erect
and manage recombined milk and dairy
product plants throughout the world.
Blue Seal Dairy Products Co., is cur-
rently completing a $500,000 plant in At-
water, California, adjacent to Castle Field,
one of the bomber bases of the Strategic
Air Command.
Mr. Reinhold announced that Mr.
Turnbow becomes a director of Foremost
and a member and Chairman of its Execu-
tive Committee. Mr. Reinhold will be-
come a director and a member and Chair-
man of the Executive Committees of the
two International Companies.


8-Point Fla. Dairy Program
Adopted By Dairy Association
AS A GUIlDl and aid toi F loridi i)airy meni
anti DIairy Plaints in miore c(ii ient and
successful operation. th, Boaird of
D)irectios of the. Flor ida l)airx Indtustix
Association aidoliptedt at their last met ti ii''
an i8-point effit inci x' prngramf in fr ret miii
nienlltlatioi to all the Florida I)airy In-
dustry for 1952.
The 8-points which I arie based oin
recommendations iiom n various aictixve
co(iiluittees if the .\ssotiaitioii are is
i. Improve daiix piifastu tre aInt cccl f id o-
2. Piacttue intdx itluail aniid inipiiived
feeding system.
3. K'eep adleqluate indi-
vi duaI aniicl ierdt records.
-1. Follow definite herd 9
inmpiroveent pirogr am.
i. Striv e for top tfial. 8
6. WYork for inipriic- PIN
nient of herd health. IRY
7. tuse efficct icptl (2ro5s-
ing a n d distribution
8. Give more attention to "Public Re-
The purpose oif the 8- Point IPrograin
is aniedt at cfic ient, cconomnic pirotluction
and marketing of high quality milk auth
milk products. The slogan of tie pro-
gram is "Efficiency anti Qtiality I1a."
Act ccding to the pilanis if I the program ni
the Dairy Intlustry will isste a plea to
all thauirxmen anti al tllairy plants of
Florida to cooperate b)y folloiwing tile
suggestions outlined. All agricultural
agencies of the government, Federal,
State, anti Local, will be called upon to
give their assistance. Principal aniong
these are the County Farm Agents, the
State Live Stock Sanitary Board, Agricul-

tural Experiment Stations anti the Agri-
uAltural Extension Service.
Special information anti literature on
each of the eight divisions of the pro-
gram will Ibe supplfietl to D)airies anti
Da)irmen throughout the State anti
emphasis will he placed oin its impor-
ta1nce at aill association n iiieeti ligs ctdring
the )ea I0.)2.

Quintuplet Calves
Artificially Bred
IN JUST 12 imlonithS, 8 calves were born to
Dot, a gatle Guernsey cow, owned by
Waldo WValsworths of Holton, :Michigan.
In iC) 19, Dot gave birth to triplets. In
the bIov ine world, triplets occur only one
time in a thousand. Less than 12 months
later, Dot Igase birth to five calves! Quin-
tup)lets hlclad never been born to a cow be-
fIor e a ((1ordiiig to available retorts.
TIlie (axlves were sireti artificaily by
Silv er Hills Aristocrat, owned by the
MXlicli'ig an Artificial Breeders Cooperative.
F,'our of these tix evs floW living, weighed
Jo piountis at Ibirth. A fifth, born the
sccondl cia), diecl.
Dot ant her calves are now famous.
Huidretds of visitors have seen them at
the farm. 1l hey have been exhibitetl at thic
NMitcliiian State Fair, the Mit liilgai State
1-H C]flub Show, thle National D~airy Con-

gress at Waterloo, Iowa ant the Inter-
national Dairy Exposition.
h1he clam of these calves produced 297
pounds of biutterfat as a three year old
after giving birth to triplets. The Wals-
worth herd is one of five in Michigan
that has bIeen in DHIA contiliumuslv since
its origin iii i9o5. It Was oie of the
char ter imiemibers of the old Nexs ay go
I)H IA, one of the first (rgoanizedl in the
U. S.
Thlie W'alswsorthi family his fixve children
all interisted in ]-H Cltib work. Th'ley
lixe on ain 8o acre farm whith Ihas been ill
the Iainix since is. Tle Wal lii Wals
xortlis ire the third genciraCion to oper-
ate it. Trult the history of this M litfigan
dlairy~ fairn is reniarkible and now I amotis
because of Dot annd her Daii land
Dionnes. -/Th Sepa1esI D cryio an

Twelve Things to Remember
'rxVI 1.E1 THINGS 1-0 RiI\IEBER: [hFie value
of time. .. The success of persexverance...
The pleasure of working. The dignity
of simplicity. ..Ihe worth if character
. .-I he 1power of kindness.b..I he intfIci
ence of examfple... The obligation of
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virtte of ipatience... The iniproxement
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-Marshall Field

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Dairy Show

(Continued from/ page y)
Jacksonville, 1st (no competition);
2-Year-Old Bulls--Welkener, 1st (no competition);
Aged Bulls-Nolan, 1st; Welkener, 2nd;
Jr. Champion Bull--Nolan;
Sr. Champion Bull-Nolan;
Grand Champion Bull-Nolan. "Jester Sparkling
Sir", the Senior Champion;
Reserve Grand Champion Bull- Welkener, "Tef-
fia's Royal Basileus", 2-yr. old Bull;
Heifer Calves-Welkener, 1st; Nolan, 2nd; Griggs,
3rd; Welkener, 4th;
Jr. Yearling Heifer-Virginia Stuart, 1st; Welkener,
2nd: Nolan, 3rd; Welkener, 4th;
Sr. Yearling Heifer-Polk County Farm, Barlow,
1st: Welkener, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th;
Jr. Get-of-Sire-WVelkener, 1st and 2nd; A. T. Al-
tare/, Jacksonville, 3rd;
2-year-old Heifer- Griggs, 1st; A. T. Alvarez, 2nd;
Welkener, 3rd; Nolan, 4th;
3-Yr.-Old Cow--Welkener, 1st; Griggs, 2nd; Nolan,
3rd; Welkener, 4th;
Aged Cows-Welkener, 1st; Nolan, 2nd: Warren
Alvarez, Jacksonville, 3rd; Nolan, 4th; J. K. Stuart,
Bartow, 5th; Nolan, 6th;
Jr. Champion Female-Polk County Farm, "Noble
Volunteer Rose Marie Goldie";
Sr. Champion Female-Welkener, "Sybil Pompey
Grand Champion Femrale-Welkener, "Sybil Pom-
pey Susan", the Sr. Champion Female;
Reserve Grand Champion Female-Griggs, "Stan-
dard Royal Melody";
lairy Hcrd--Welkcner, 1st; Nolan, 2nd; Polk
County Farm, 3rid;
Best Three Feniales--Welkener, 1st; Nolan, 2nd;
Griiggs, 3il;
Gel-of-Sire-Welkener, Ist; Griggs, 2nd; Welkener,
Prodiinc-of-l)am-Welkener, Ist and 2nd; Griggs,
:3rd and 4hi;
Best Udder Cow--Welkener, 1st with tihe Grand
Champion Cow; Griggs, 2nd; Nolan, 3rd; Welkener,

Dr. R. B. Becker Honored
For Work In Dairy Research

IN RECOGNITION of his significant contribu-
tions to Southern Dairying, Dr. R. B.
Becker, dairy husbandman with the Uni-
versity of Florida Agricultural Experiment
Station was awarded a citation scroll by the
Dairy Science Section of the Association
of Southern Agricultural Workers recently.
In presenting the scroll to Dr. Becker
at the 1952 meeting of the section in At-
lanta, Lynn Copeland, Tennessee Exten-
sion Service dairy specialist, called the
Florida scientist "one of the nation's out-
standing dairy research men."
Mr. Copeland described as highly sig-
nificant contributions to Southern dairy-
ing the research done by Dr. Becker on
mineral deficiencies of soils and develop-
ment of mineral supplements, duration of
profitable production by dairy cattle,
rumen microflora and its influence on feed
utilization, and the use of citrus pulp.
Dr. Becker is the eighth man to be
honored by the Dairy Science Section of
the Ass'n of Southern Agricultural Work-
ers. In 1951 he was president of the
American Dairy Science Association.
A graduate of Iowa State College and
holding the doctor of philosophy degree
from the University of Minnesota, Dr.
Becker has been in dairy husbandry work
for three decades.



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Meet in Gainesville
H1E EIGHTH n1na1 metetig a11nd short
course of the Florida .\ssoc i;ition olf M\ilk
Sanitarians will be held Aprill 2, J, 11d 4
at the Dairx Products Laboratory, Univ er-
sity of Florida, Gaincsville, according to
an announcement ibs Lewis T. Smith.
The program is designed to he of inter-
est to every person either dlirec tly or in-
dlirectly asso i~atecl with Da irtin I)Dairy
1)1lant opera tors andn I itboratorianss ate es-
pC( ttlly invitedl.
Mr. Sotith states thit the association n e\-
tends it special invitation to the ladies to
attend. This includes both those ladies
wx ho are working professionally ats Satni-
rarians and the wives of' the men who plan
to attend.
The tlhree-day piogiati whlich opens at
lo:oo0 .t1., April 2n1(, is (onsiclered the
finest in the eight sear history of the Flori-
tla Association.
Among the outstanding speakers schecl
udcl are: Dr. C. L. Campbell, Fla. Live-
stock Sanitary Board, Tallahassee; Dr. E.
I,. Fours, University of Fla.. Gainesville;
I)r. j. F. Goodwin, University of Fla.,
Gainesville: H. P. Holes, Tri-Clover Mfa-
rhine Co.. Kenoshla, Wis.: Dr. G. H. Hop-
son, The DeLax al Separator Co., Pough-
keepsie, N. Y.: Dr. J1. AV. Reitz, Provost
of Agric(ultuie, .U. of F., Gainesv ille: Dr.
J. J. Shleting, University of Georgia,
The program inclutles timely topics of
interest not only to M\ilk Sanitarians bIut
also dla iry Iplant operators, tecdhnicions,
hi horatorians, public health people, equip-
incnt and supply organizations, producers
aniidl distributors. General topics such as
the follow ing will be discussed: Bulk milk
dispensers, ]linie pastcurizers, milking ma-
chinc operations, dairs cattle diseases and
c nt trol, law enforc emint, bottle washers,
dIa irx calean-upII) glass pipe lines, newx clean-
ing' aids, lat tometers, laboratory analyses
of ice cream, milk-borne diseases, sales-
m~inship, milk sanitation and public
health, and civilian defense.

Milk Between Meals All Right
A STUDY of convalescent children's appeti-
tes concludes that at 7-ounce glass of milk
an hour before each meal does not inter-
lere with mealtime eating.

Annual Dairy Field Day
Program Set for May 1-2
DR. E. I. Fot is, head of tile DIairy D)e
parrtment, University of Florida and
Herman Burnett, Bricaenton dlairy man
and Chairman of the I.D.I..\. Field l)Da
Committee hav e reqluestedl a 0nnounce1
meiit that big plans are being mnide fr
tile 1952 Annual Field Day program to
be held May 1-t2 at rte Ulniversits of
Florida Dairy Research F' arm.
Partic ular emphasis is ret(j nested coll-
cerning the r easous for the change of
the Field Day MAIeetingi dates from july
which for miay it eats hats been Field D~ay
lettingg month.
1lThe progai am tonimittee c hairmen state
that all who considered it lavorec the
earlier (late 'May i-2 lbediuse oif the better
condittioii of thle U'nixersity Farm experi-
mental pastures at that timue, as well ats
the possibility that the weather will not
lbe qrt-itC sit fl xxtras in juls.
T he Field l)dDay prgtaml will Ite held
largely at the Unixersity of Florida D;airy
Farmn anl the Hotel headlcqua rter s will 1e
the Hittel TIhIomas. ]Zoom reservations
should lIe maicle as eatlyv as piissibtle and
should gii diret to the hotel.

Milk Laboratory Technicians
Plan June 9-13 Short Course
IV1N AND WoneiW110 hoe]) helpsafeguarc Flori-
da's milk supplies will be going hick to
school in June as they attend the third an-
nual Milk Technicians' Short Course at
the Unixetsity of Florida in Gainesville.
Mfr. Htgh Butner, bacteriologist of the
Florida State Boatrcl of Heailth (Central
Laboratory in jacksontville. altil Prof.
Walter Kt iettke, Dairs Laboratory, Uni-
x ersitv ol Florida, are in c barge of the
Nfilk plant laboratory tectniciaits oxver
the state will join with State Board of
Health personnel for the special fivc-lax'
course to be held June 9-13 at the Unis er-
siry's Dairy Prochcts Laboratory.
The pur")pose of the short course is to
'establish better working" relationships Ite
twxeen the milk plant laboratories and tile
refguii tory Iilabutrato ries on standlardls a it'
techniques for resting stiples of mtilk atni(
milk proidutcts Thte c(Ourse is sponsored
jointrls bs tite Unixversity of Floridli, thle
State Boilrtc of Health., and te Da irs In-
uttstt y Association.
Subjec ts to Ite resviewecl include x arions
tests, suchI as Itutterfat content, cdisloritte.
alkatli andt phosphaitase tests intl tests Itor
solids found in milk.
Thse Program Cotmmittee is arranging
for natitinalls' known speakers bior the
course. Lectures attnc general sessions xsill
be open to all interested bIut the ltabot a
tory class will be limited to 30 stultletits
ctue to limited facilities.

FOR MARCH, 1952 19


Bacteria Counts

bacteria counts by more than
995V. .. cleans away milk films
...helps prevent milkstone. Its
long-lasting germicidal proper-
ties control bacteria growth
between milkings, too. Just wash
equipment in CLEANER-SANI-
TIZER solution, hang up to dry,
rinse before re-use. Safe on
udders, metal, rubber, hands.

SANITIZER through your milk
hauler or dairy plant manager.
Or write nearest address below.

R. L. Jones, East Union & lonia Sts., Jacksonville
M. E. Withers, 7580 N. E. 4th Court, Miami
0. Tatum, 3607 So. Court St., Montgomery 6, Ala.

4h 14 ;j:,,eR 1 ,4 _,L

For Better Pastures,
Orchards, Crops ...


Tractors o Combines
See )o'or) Local Dealer, or Wr/site

Jacksonville, Florida
Ask for information on open

Simple Cleaninq
and Sanitizing
O Nu-Kleen removes and prevents
milkstone and keeps milking ma-
chines and utensils sparkling clean.
O Kleer-Mor rapidly emulsifies fats
and grease. Rinses free easily.
For alternate use with Nu-Kleen.
O Kleniade X-4 Sodium Hypochlorite
Solution for all sanitizing. Power-
ful germicide kills bacteria on
Complete program used daily by
thousands of dairy farmers in
U. S. and Canada.
Ask Your Dealer or Write Direct

Dealer in Dairy Cattle
Barns located on Highway 92, east of
PLANT CITY, FLA. Phone 61-248
(Also, Carrollton, Ill., Phone 42-F5)

FLORIDA owned and operated..
Supporters of Florida Ca:llencen,
Poultrylnin and Dairy 'Producers

LOVETT'S Food Stores
Operated by the
General Offices: Jacksonville

Headquarters for



Systems and Supplies

Permanent Regulations
Recommended for Control
Of Anthrax

ANTHRAX, A new disease to the Florida
Dairy Intdustry, broke out in limited areas
of Southeastern Florida some weeks ago.
Although to date the disease has affected
but a limited number of animals, it has
caused considerable alarni among Dairy
farmers as well as no little concern to the
State's Live Stock Sanitary Board, which
is charged witli the control of animal dis-
sease, and the regular County and State
Health Authorities.
Perm ianenct Reg1lations Re(commended
Affected areas have been quarantinel Ibv
the Live Stock Board and milk from in-
feccted herds has been temporarily kept off
the market.
Recent reports of Dr. J. V. Knappl), State
Veterinarian, indicate that the disease is
well under control. However, at a Febru-
a;ry conference between the I)irectors of
the Florida Dairy Industry Association a;nd
representatives of the State Board of
Health and the Live Stock Sanitary Board,
a general agreement was reached provid-
ing for tile adoption by the appropriate
Health authorities of a set of permanent
rules and regulations dealing with the
treatment of Anthrax and the iuse of the
milk fronm infecCted animals.
The following proposed regulations
have bIeen proposed by a special drafting
committee representing the State Dairy
Association, the State Veterinary Associa-
tion, the State Live Stock Board, and the
State Board of Health. The proposal has
now been approved by all interested
groups except thle State Board of Health
and this approval is expected to be voted
ait their next meeting.
The suggested regulation:
"Il hlerds where anthrax is known to
exist, no milk slhall be sold for seven days
roml tile last known death from anthrax:
or in lieu of the above, the temperatures of
every cow shall be taken prior to eachI milk-
ing by a cjualified licensed veterinarian
approved by the local health department,
and all animals shall be excluded from the
milking herd showing any symptoms of
illness, or showing a temperature of io3
degrees or above, climatic conditions being
considered, such animals to be held in iso-
lation until released by the veterinarian,
the milk from such animals being con-
demned during the isolation period. All
sanitary measures shall be increased as
recommended by the local health delpart-
nient, including the clipping of udders
and flanks or any other measures to pre-
clude the contamination of milk and uten-

ANDREW JACKSON once said: "One man
with courage makes a majority."

Listed for Reference

iTHOSE WHO like to know where to find
authoritative discussions on important pro-
lMlems of the Florida I)Dairy Industrv will
be interested in filing for reference the
following catalogue of subjects which have
appeared in the Florida Dairy News to
Livestock hInprovemnent & Expansion Over
South (Dr. 1). A. Sanders) Nov. 1950.
Bangs and Tuberculosis Control (l)r. C. L.
Canipbell) Feb. 1951.
Aniaplasniosis in I)airy Cattle (Dr. Clias F.
Sillpson) Feb. 1951.
l'enicillin in Milk lirom Tireated Cows (\V. A.
Krienke) Feb. 1951.
A Re-Eaminination of the Coliforin PIroblem
(Dr. H. H. Wilkowske) April 1951.
Enlarged Veterinary Research Program is Es-
sential (Dr. 1). .A. Sanders) April 1951
Florida Milk Production Cost Surven by IU. of
F. April 1951.
7-l'oint 1)isease Control IProgranm-Fla. Lixve
stock Sanitary Board (Dr. J. V. Knapp)
April 1951.
Necessity for Filtering and Clarifying of Milk
(Dr. Leon E.. Mull) June 1951.
Keep) Florida Pastures Green (P. 'T. Dix Ar
1iold) June 1951
Weight Per Gallon Not Affected by Butter-
lat Content (Dr. E. 1.. Fouts) June 1951.
Milk Is Reconnmmended as Best Bread Enrich
Imicnt (Dr. Ouida D. Abbott) June 1951.
Dair vmen Can Meet I'The Challenge of Con
centrated Freshi Milk (1)Dr. E. L. Fouts)
Aug. o1951.
L.eptosplirosis In Cattle (Dr. D. A\. Sanders)
August 1)51.
Effects of Penicillin on Milk Are Stressed
August 1951.
Are Purebred Cows Profitable (C. W. Reaves)
October 1951.
Univ. of Fla. Dairy Dept. Specialized Dairy
Training (l)r. E. L. Fouts) Oct. 1951.
Vibriosis in Cattle (Dr. D. A. Sanlders)
October 1951.
Feed Flavor in Milk (Dr. E. L. Fouts) Decem-
ber 1951.
Anaplaslnosis (Dr. D. A\. Sanders) Dec. 1951.
Milk Filtration (James 1'. O'Meara) January
1952 and Feb. 1952.
Sanitation on the Dairy Farmc (Dr. W\. H.
Haskell) January 1952.
Anthrax in Cattle (Dr. C. L. Campbell) Jan-
tiary 1952.
Iniportance of Milk Marketing (Dr. H. B.
Henderson) Feb. 1952.

Dairy Association Executives
Meet in Chicago March 14-15
FLORIDA DAIRY Industry Association Ex-
ecutive Director and Secretary E. T. Lay
and President Theo Datson have an-
nounced plans for attending the annual
Spring Conference of Dairy Association
Secretaries and IPresidents to be held at
the Morrison Hotel, Chicago, March 14-

TLEIPERAMtENT is temper that is too old
to spank.


where a problem h
1952 consumer groups an
Florida Dairy Industry summer groups and I
Association problems have beci
dealt with to the s;
JUNE 11-13 Milk regulations
Casablanca Hotel at national, state an(
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. many years, and,
MIAMI BEACH, FLA. Florida Milk Coma
-plicable to milk car
tures only, many (
,ilk Commission supervise the milk ii
Sdo far more than fi
(Continued fron? page 5) Government, throu
.inent fact of the Law: The Florida Agiculture, super,
i Commission cannot supervise an area prices at the produ,
he State of Florida unless they are pc- metropolitan areas I
ined to do so by a representative group States. Where the
producers, supplying milk within a mar- supervises a market
ng area. This is basic, and it is lelt ;nd state regulation
rely up to the producer of milk, two agencies work t
other or not the Commission can super- pertaining to the I
the area. The Florida Milk Commis-
supervises some twenty-two market- It is nly n
I continuous price in
Ireas within the state, and within these oni c a
s is produced and sold, approximately Fwho w i complain
I Florida are too higl
percent of all milk in Florida. Thisrices, as a
icy, the Florida Milk Commission, has rise less than milk
ilized the Industry in the past eight- nation. Historical,
years to the extent that, today, it is in Florida, have, at t
of Florida's most stable industries.
cents a quart higher
Benefits Uncontrolled Areas East and Midwest.
he question has been, asked many are approximately t
es, "Well, what about the areas in of this date, the pri
ida that the Florida Milk Commission the nation's largest
not supervise?" We would like to shed, retail prices m
it out that the areas that nre not under tsmp inqtaf nrP ire

Florida Dairy Industry Ass'n
Special Advertising Section

Citrus Pulp. Citrus Meal, Citrus Molasses
Jim Coates, Sales Mgr., By-Products Div.

Auburndale, Fla.

Phone 8-7061

Dairy Equipment and Supplies
Carl B. Caudill-Phone 4-5606
P. 0. Box 2328, Jacksonville, Fla.

Ice Creamin Coating, Fruits and Flavors
Ira Stone-Hotel Riviera Plaza
Miami Beach, Fla.

Dairy Cleaner & Alkali
Florida Distributors:
Miller Machinery & Supply, Jax.
Industrial Chem. & Supply Co.,

Paper Bottle Machines Electro-Pure
Pasteurizers J. W. Radke
1680 Peachtree N. W. Atlanta, Ga.

Dairy Equipment and Supplies
John W. Manning, Phone 9-4586
1601 Congress Bldg. Miami

Ice Cream (Linerless) Cartons, Butter Cartons
J. H. McVoy

50 E. Magnolia St., Pensacola, Fla.

Green Spot Orangeade Concentrate
Krimn-Ko Chocolate Flavorings
616 Jessamine Ave. Phone 4356
Daytona Beach, Fla.

Morning Glory Milk Powder
Kalva Chocolate Syrup-Bar Coating
"Eze" Orange Concentrate
Route 9, Box 356, Jacksonville, Fla.

Insulated Bags and Liners
Southern Representative-William Romaine
Box 5463, 5 Pts. Sta., Columbia, S. C.

Dairy Chocolate &i Cocoa Products
J. L. Hammons Ph. Dearborn 2811
507 Nelson Ferry Rd., Decatur, Ga.

Pure-Pak Paper Milk Bottles
R. J. Evans-M. A. Knowles
4700 Pearl St., Jacksonville, Fla.

Nat'l Dairy Council President
Will Address Fla. Meetings

FLORIDA'S THREE local Dairy Council or-
ganizations will enjoy the first visit of
their National Dairy Council President,
Mr. Milton Hult of Chicago, during the
month of April.
Mr. Hult will ad-
dress the annual
meeting of the Dairy
Council of Jackson-
ville, the evening of
April 7th.
On April io and
12, he will meet with
the Dairy Council of
Tampa and St.
Petersburg, and on MR. HULT
April 13-i6, with the
new Miami Area Dairy Council.
Dairy Council educational work in
other areas of Florida will be the subject
of a conference between Mr. Hult and
officials of the Florida Dairy Industry
Association. A cooperative program be-
tween the State Association and the
National Dairy Council was adopted
February 8th by the Association's Board
of Directors. Under this program, spe-
cial nutritional educational material will
be made available to certain grade school
teachers and pupils throughout the State
of Florida.

Higher Insurance Rates Requested on
Workmen's Compensation Insurance

STATE INSURANCE Commissioner J. Ed
Larson has announced a public hearing
to be held in Tallahassee March tlth
for the consideration of a request by the
National Compensation Rating Bureau
for rate increases in Florida averaging
about 14 percent.
The proposed increase for milk plants
is about 18 percent while the rate for
Ice Cream Plants is unchanged. Repre-
sentatives of the Dairy Association are
expected to take part in the hearing sched-
uled in March.

Election Interest Grows

THERE ARE indications of more and more
interest and conversation about the
coming May elections when Florida's
Governor, one U. S. Senator, eight
Congressmen, all members of the State
House of Representatives, half the
members of the State Senate, all Cabinet
officers and many others are to be
Those of the Florida Dairy Industry
are becoming more and more aware of
the importance of registering to vote and
then giving careful consideration to the
record and attitude of each candidate
concerning matters affecting the Dairy

Florida Dairy Industry Ass'n
Special Advertising Section

June 11-13
Casablaiica Hotel Miami Beach
Low Summer Rates
Make Reservations Direct to Hotel

Chemicals for Dairy and Food Plant
Sanitation H. B. Ahlefeldt
Union Term'l Whse., Jacksonville, Fla.

Vanilla Products
I). C. Mulligan, Florida Representative
221 E. Cullerton Rd., Chicago 16, Ill.

Ice Cream Stabilizers & Emulsifiers.
Pectin Stabilizers for ices, sherberts & fruits.
J. C. Head, Phone Norfolk, Va. 2-8385
RFD No. 1, Box 48, Bayside, Va.

Duraglas Milk Bottles
C. W. Parmialee C. N. Comstock
1102 Barnett Bldg., Jax. 2, Fla.
Phone 6i-8868

Lactivase--For the Prevention of oxidized flavor
in bottled milk, ice cream, storage cream
Also Rennet Extract-Sir Sirloin, Inc.
765 N. W. 54th St., Miami 37, Fla.

Masterbilt Uniforms
James M. Stewart Phone 3-3287
306 Lakeview Ave., Apt. 406, Orlando

Ice Cream Cabinets, Frozen Food Cabinets
W. G. Wright Phone 4201

333 Harbor Drive, Venice, Fla.

Tamper Proof Seals-Flexible Vacuum Packages
Liner Materials
Larry Hodge
1121 duPont Bldg., Miami, Fla.

Milk Bottle Closures
R. G. "Bob" Smith
500 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Atlanta, Ga.

Glass Milk Containers
W. T. LOVE, Florida Representative
3126 Westfield Rd.-Charlotte 7,N.C.

Anhydrous Ammonia, Liquid Chlorine
Amica-Burnett Co., Jacksonville
C. S. Johnson, Tampa -
W. L. Filbert, Miami


A Top Combination!

Consigned by Ginger Stuart

NOBLESSE GEM DANDY 538223 (pictured above) won his class in all junior shows, also placed first in open class,
Florida State Fair 1952. Crowned King of 16 counties, West Coast Dairy Show 1952.

Sire: JESTER DANDY OXFORD 517854, our herd sire, is
classified "very good". He is head man at J. K. Stuart Dairy.
His daughters will be tested next winter. He is son of the
famous Happy Valley sire, Brampton Jester Basil, and is out of
Gold Medal Cow Dandy Sir Oxford Marigold.


Dnm: BILTMORE GEM NOBLESSE 1629727 was grand
champion at the 1951 Florida State Fair. She is classified "very
good". She has the following record.
2-5 305 9851 5% 493
She is milking 50 pounds per day on her current lactation.

Consigned by J. K. Stuart

Observer Oxford Duchess 1665008
D. & B. Missionary Lass 1665802.....
Xenia Princess Olivia 1603420 ....
Biltmore Fillpail Flossy 1631890.....

Birth Date Record
5- 1-45 ...... 2-1
7-21-48 ..... 2-4
11-27-46...... 3-4
8- 9-47...... 3-2


* Springer

** Milking

Registered Jersey Cattle

S R M... 1.95. 2.. .. ... 2,w,; .
FOR MARCH, 1952 23




in our sale
at Marianna
April 3rd




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Yes, this vigorous youngster has a wonderful start toward a
production career. Out of a high producing cow, properly
conditioned during the gestation period, she is ready for
SECURITY CALF STARTER and a bright future.
As a result of improved breeding programs by Florida dairy-
men, more and more calves are "born to produce" and to
obtain greatest benefits From sound breeding programs, dairy-
men must follow sound feeding and management programs
from "calf to calf".
There is a SECURITY FEED for each step in your program.
Build a better herd with SECURITY.

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