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ARBA Bulletin 1957 Vol. 1, No. 3 – Spring
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VOLUME ONE
NUMBER THREE
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE AMERICAN RABBIT BREEDERS ASSOCIATION
THE 34TH A.R.B.A. CONVENTION
From Data Supplied By CHARLES A. WADE
We are trying to arrange the most comprehensive program at the coming convention to date, with the Board meetings starting on October 17, 1957. and the Convention proper opening on the morning of October 19, 1957.
We are presently working on an educational program of a type that is entirely new, if the contemplated plans materialize we will have an educational feature every hour on the hour during the first two days of the show.
We are stressing a large attendance of breeders, and are quite hopeful that our breeder attendance will top all records. We are adding a new feature or two which we think will be of interest.
Saturday night, we will have an open house for members. We have already engaged a square dance band and caller and a dance band which will alternate throughout the evening.
On Sunday afternoon we will have the fur style show. Sunday night brings on the main Convention Banquet. We will have organ music, prizes and surprises. Monday night is the DF-FD Party. And Tuesday night brings on the farewell party.
When the convention is over, we hope that of the 1500 we expect in attendance, there will be few or none there who can not call each of the others by their first names, and recognize them as friends. Perhaps the reason that more people in this world are not friendlier to their neighbor is that they do not know their neighbor, when we get to know him, really get acquainted with him, find out that he is a pretty good guy after all. That will be the main theme, if such it could be called, of the 34th ARBA Convention.
MR. CHARLES S. GIBSON
Mr. C. S. Gibson, Pioneer, Gone But Not Forgotten. History records the following as it appeared in “Journal of Outdoor Enterprises” November, 1916 “The National Petstock Association (now ARBA) was organized January 10, 1910 at the home of the Gibson Brothers of Detroit, Michigan.
An American Rabbit Breeder's Association Publication 1957 SPRING EDITION 1957
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A. R. B. A. OFFICIAL BULLETIN
PAGE FIVE
OUR SECRETARY James Blyth
from the President
I have just completed more than 9,000 miles of traveling to and from Rabbit Shows, in Texas, Mississippi Tennessee and Florida. In some of the shows I talked to many Breeders from other States not mentioned above and on several occasions, the subject of registering rabbits, at the National Convention came up. I was glad at all times for this subject to come up, for I was glad to have the opportunity to explain the proper meaning of the motion, passed at St. Paul, by your Board of Directors.
In the course of convention, I soon learned that some of the Breeders did not understand the meaning of the motion, and that they were somewhat disturbed, thinking that they would have to register each and every rabbit they entered, in the National Convention Show, in order for them to win an ARBA trophy. This I explained was not the case, for all Rabbits entered in the Convention could not be registered because of weight requirements. No rabbit can be registered until it has reached the senior weight, as set out, under each Breed, in our Standards of Perfection. Should either a Junior or an Intermediate win Best of Breed or Best Opposite Sex, that has not attained the Senior weight, they would win the ARBA trophy, because the motion passed by the Board of Directors plainly states, “MOTION MADE THAT ALL RABBITS - -THAT ARE ELIGIBLE - - TO BE (REGISTERED, IN ORDER TO WIN THE ARBA TROPHY AT A NATIONAL CONVENTION, MUST BE REGISTERED BEFORE THE CONVENTION”. This motion is plain and understandable that only Rabbits reaching the Senior weight should be registered. When a Breeder picks his Rabbits to send to National Convention, he knows that some of his Seniors have a better chance, to win, than others, but he enters them thinking they may place somewhere down the line. It should be his best picked stock that he should have registered, if he wants to win the ARBA trophy. After talking and explaining the motion, to the Breeders, they agreed that they could see now that they would not be compelled to register all the Rabbits they entered in the Convention.
Your Board of Directors weigh each and every motion offered at its meetings, and only pass on the ones we believe to be of benefit to the members and our association. We are elected, by the members to work out plans that will help carry on our industry - - plans that will make our organization larger and stronger - -plans that will be of help to each and every member. When this registration motion was offered the Board of Directors, much thought and study was given to each and every angle. It was brought out that even non-members of ARBA could win Best of Breed or Best Opposite Sex, who did not register any of their stock, but only paid-up members can win an ARBA Clock trophy.
Your Board of Directors realize that some of the members are handicapped in getting their stock registered, because of the fact that there is no Registrar living close to their rab-bitry. Provisions have now been made to have a REGISTRATION BOOTH at each National Convention, where all stock, if eligible can be registered.
Our National Convention is our best show each year, and should have only the best stock on exhibit. How much better would our shows be if all the Rabbits, that are eligible, were registered, and only the best stock was shown.
not going to argue that the rabbit did not have tularemia because it was only a story, but it would have very bad effect on people who were interested in rabbits. This would tend to scare away people who might like domestic rabbit meat or those who like rabbits as a fancy. While some people will pass up many times that a pet dog may have rabies and are very dangerous, they will take the fright more so because rabbit is a meat for human consumption.
I cannot detect a disease in any animal, I may know the animal is sick by its actions or the brightness of its eyes. But to detect tularemia in a rabbit is beyond me. However, I have raised rabbits for about 45 years and have never known of any case where a domestic rabbit has had tularemia. Surely in that period of time, a person would be able to cite at least one case. Have the television pictures run so low in scripts that they have to use something like this? This program is only a story, but it has a bad effect on the rabbit industry. I hope we can place such a story in the same category as Superman or Captain Video. I am sure that someone who does not know is letting his or her imagination run wild. We sincerely hope that the television public will consider this just another one of those wild yarns such as Captain Video and Superman.
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BULLETIN COMMITTEE. John C. Fehr, Chairman, Harry G. Herrlein, Walter Mann.
YEAR BOOK COMMITTEE. James Blyth, Chairman, Walter E. Rawst-horne, Robert L. Riggs.
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE COMMITTEE. J. Cyril Lowit, Chairman, Marie Downing, Vince Hunter.
PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT
DICK F. PARKER JOHN C. FEHR 4901 South Fifth Ave., 1302 Woodlawn Ave., Birmingham 6, Ala. Indianapolis 3, Ind.
FRED R. APPLEGATE 1707 E. Carpenter St., Springfield, Ill.
VERN ASHTON 1626 Oakland Parkway Lima, Ohio
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DIRECTORS
SECRETARY JAMES BLYTH 4323 Murray Avenue Pittsburgh 17, Pa.
HARRY HURLBURT Bainbridge, N. Y.
BENNY F. HILL CARL P. KROBOTH 1603 N. Roberts 107 Westwood Dr.
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OSCAR F. SCHULTZE EDWARD H. STAHL Westport Avenue Hickman Mills, Mo.
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J. CYRIL LOWIT Route 2, Box 160 Troutdale, Oreg.
TREASURER DR. MAX R. ANDREWS 1117½ So. Clinton Ft. Wayne 2, Ind.
ELLIS W. MURRAY 1714 West 106th St. Los Angeles 47, Calif.


SPRING, 1957
A. R. B. A. OFFICIAL BULLETIN
PAGE SIX
RABBIT MORTALITY CAUSED BY DIARRHEA CAN BE REDUCED
By Harry G. Herrlein
One of the greatest threats to the very existence of our domestic rabbit is the ever-existing shadow of coccidia infestation. It will be found present in one form or another, acute or chronic and may well be considered the direct cause of greatest mortality in young rabbits between the ages of 4 to 10 weeks. A mild or chronic infestation is usually tolerated by young rabbits during the above age range, where physical resistance is high by reason of adequate nutritional intake and proper hutch and feeding facilities. Low physical resistance, brought about by either faulty feed or feeding, too frequent breeding of Does, weaning young under 8 weeks of age, breeding young adult Does too early and faulty hutch construction, encourages a more rapid sporulation of coccidia oocysts. This gradually brings the infestation up from a chronic to an acute stage. Early gross symptoms (noticeable to the naked eye) begin to appear as loose droppings (stool). As sporulation of the oocysts increases, their loose stools advance to diarhhea and become profuse, until mortality sets in.
The sporulation or reproductive cycle of coccidia oocysts ranges from 7 to 15 days. To date, research has not been able to provide ways or means to break this cycle to permit control or elimination of the infestation. Vigilance in that direction is by no means relaxed, and a product has been uncovered which was found to be partially effective, creating a coccidio-static condition (arresting growth of coccidia).
This treatment will not eliminate coccidiosis in rabbits. It simply checks the sporulation or reproduction of the oocysts and reduces its virulant activity in the host (the rabbit), providing temporary relief to permit restoration of physical resistance.
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A. R. B. A. OFFICIAL BULLETIN
PAGE SEVEN
John C. Fehr
ACTIVE OLD TIMERS
On February 1, 1957, the Board of Directors of the American Rabbit Breeders Association presented John C. Fehr with a Judge’s License and membership Emeritus for his many years of service to the A.R.B.A, and the rabbit industry and fancy. This fine honor was voted unanimously by the Board. From 1912 to 1957, this grand man has offered his council and advice freely. His many articles to the various trade magazines have been helpful for nearly half a century. While many times we have not all agreed with his ideas, he has battled for what he thought to be right. His advice has been sound and helpful to many. Now in his eighties and still active, his writings and helping with helpful advice which only years of experience with rabbits and rabbit people could give. He is deserving of this high award and we wish him the greatest of health and happiness in his future years.
We have a number of other men which I hope will be honored in this manner as they too have done a great deal for the rabbit breeders and the Association. These men have been judges and very active in the past, now they have reached their twilight years and are no longer as active. Yet they still like to retain their good record with the American. We hope that in the near future, these men can be honored in this way. Surely those of you who are younger and know of the great good these men have done for the art of raising rabbits will not let them spend their remaining years not knowing that their great work has been appreciated by all of us.
JAMES BLYTH
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An Old Timers Sincerest Thanks
The following Letter from our Secy. James Blyth will explain my comments in this issue of our Bulletin.
February 1, 1957
Mr. John C. Fehr 1502 Woodlawn Avenue Indianapolis 3, Ind.
Dear Mr. Fehr:
I am proud and very pleased to enclose a judge’s / registrar’s license and membership Emeritus Card with this letter which has been awarded to you by the Board of Directors for your many years of faithful service to the American Rabbit Breeders Ass’n, this award is unanimous.
As you no doubt realize, this is the first award of this kind ever made by the American and is a distinctly new card which you will note. Trust the design of the card will please you and it is my understanding you have the rights and privileges of a judge’s license, registrar’s license and membership in the American Rabbit Breeders Ass’n at no charge whatsoever as long as you live.
I congratulate you on this high award. I am sure there is no person who is more deserving of this high honor than you.
I am JB CT
Sincerely yours,
James Blyth, Secretary
To you the officers I feel grateful, and am highly honored. And to our Members and to my many friends in the rabbit Industry who have given me encouragement, support co-operation and advice I owe this great honor.
I assure you that I shall continue in the future as in the past to do all in my power to make the ARBA and the American Rabbit Industry bigger and better.
Sincerely John C. Fehr Vice Pres. A.R.B.A.
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A. R. B. A. OFFICIAL BULLETIN
PAGE EIGHT
REPORT TO THE MEMBERSHIP ON THEIR MONEY
By Max R. Andrews, Treasurer
Space does not permit a complete Treasurer’s report, but I can give you a comparative report as of February 10, 1956 to February 6, 1957. February 10, 1956 we had a cash balance in all funds of $3,487.06. Marked funds for certain purposes were as follows: Sanction Show Fund $623.75; Pine Memorial Fund $3.37; Building Main-tainance $968.34. Leaving a working balance of $1,891.60. February 6. 1957, we have a General Fund of $6,412.85 marked designated money; Sanction Show $655.27; Pine Memorial Fund $85.40; Building Maintainance $1,296.94 working cash balance $4,375.24.
I did not mention our Government Bonds as I usually do, but for your information when the bonds matured in December, I was ordered to cash them in and re-invest in Series F Bonds, so you now have 15 U. S. Series F Bonds, cash value $5,400.00, maturity value $7500.00 they are 12 year bonds as we are a corporation. The extra $100.00 was banked in general fund.
To give you my view of how we made this gain I am going into a few details. One thing sure of constant advertising for new members and what we have to sell has been a big factor. These figures would be hard for me to determine, but you see Ed Stahl reports every year and it is very clear. The Bulletin is another big factor and I will give you some very close accurate figures on this Bulletin. Our last Bulletin cost $344.00 for printing and membership inserts, the mailing cost of these 10,000 bulletins is $150.00. Total cost $494.00 as of January 1st, we had 62 new members from Bulletins at $3.00 each $186.00 plus Advertising. (Feb. 26, more than 100). This adver-
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tising figure might be off a little as all ads have not been paid, however, total revenue is $186.00 plus $328.00, which totals $518.00, which is far less than we have paid out for any other bulletin. The raise in Association dues must be given a good credit to this balance. All this extra work is han-
dled by Ed Stahl and our Secretary James Blyth.
You can help a great deal by getting new members and supporting our Bulletins and Year Book with ads, no matter how small, they all help.
Hope I can have an even better report in our next issue.
REPORT OF THE
Advertising and Promotion Committee American Rabbit Breeders Association, Inc.
July 1, 1955 To June 30, 1956
NATIONAL ADVERTISING
(1956 Budget S3500.00)
PERIODICALS USED—Farm, Outdoor, Mechanics, Etc.
Magazines
RECEIPTS - CREDITS Members - 634 at $3.00 Each. .$1902.00 Booklets to Inquiries - 11204. 1635.55
Orders - From Ad. in Booklet. 86.00 Value of Letters (Inquiries).. 56.03 Advertising - Sold in Booklet First 1956 Edition............... 902.50
RECEIPTS TOTAL....$4582.08
EXPENDITURES - DEBITS
Advertising ..................$3086.86
Mailing Booklets (Postage).... 391.13
Sec’y Com. - On members only 475.50 Printing - 10,000 Booklets .... 850.00
Production Cost - Typing, 49.85
Postage, Misc. Booklet only. Electros of Advertisements ............39.14
EXPENSE TOTAL ....$4892.48 RECEIPTS TOTAL .... 4582.08
DEBIT .... $310.40
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
RECEIPTS - CREDITS Members - 1114 at $3.00 Each.$3342.00 EXPENSE TOTAL .... 1494.82
CREDIT TOTAL ............$1847.18
Combining The Above Shows—
EXPENDITURES - DEBITS
Sec’ Commission .......... $784.87
Commission - Paid Mailers ... 529.50
Membership Blanks - 25. 350.. 180.45
EXPENSE TOTAL ....$1494.82 Receipts Total $7924.08
Expense Total 6387.30
CREDIT $1536.78
ADVERTISING—Rabbit Magazines
(1956 Budget $1000.00)
PUBLICATIONS—Small Stock Magazine, American Small Stock Farmer, American Rabbit Journal, National Rabbit Raiser. Total Expenditures For Advertising $1173.32.
NOTE—Expenditures in excess of budget caused by fiscal year ending on June 30, while advertising is contracted for the calendar months. January to December inclusive, and because $1250.00 was budgeted for 1955 and $1000.00 for 1956.
The above compiled from monthly tabulations and quarterly reports supplied by Secretary, James Blyth.
Edw. H. Stahl, Chairman
MEMBERS OF COMMITTEE: John C. Fehr, J. Cyril Lowit, H. W. Lucks, W. O. Stevens.
NOTE COMPARISON OF 10c and 25c INQUIRIES
1955 1956
952 July 690
1039 August 746
745 Sept. 627
2736 2063
Shows about 25% loss on the 25c Inquiries. Estimate not accurate since 10c inquiries are still coming in.
ABOVE REPORT OMITTED IN PREVIOUS BULLETIN FOR LACK OF SPACE
TOTAL BUDGET FOR ADVERTISING FOR 1957 IS
$5500.00
SPRING, 1957
A. R. B. A. OFFICIAL BULLETIN
PAGE NINE
The Winning of the A.R.B.A. Trophies
To The Members of The A.R.B.A.
There seems to be some misunderstanding on the part of some of the exhibitors at our convention shows, not only on the subject of rabbits to be registered in order to win these trophies, but the legality of the Board to adopt such ruling is being questioned.
First, the awarding of Trophies at National Conventions is covered under Article 11, Section 2 and paragraph 8 of our By-Laws, which needs no clarifying, the rule is plain and simple.
On the question of the legality of the Boards action I consulted Mr. Orvas Beers, Attorney who has been consulted on a number of matters in the past, who is well versed in the affairs of our Association, and in order that our members are fully informed regarding this, his findings are published in full as per letter dated February 6, 1957.
Max R. Andrews, Chairman Constitution Committee
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February 6, 1957
Dr. Max R. Andrews 1117½ S. Clinton Street Fort Wayne, Indiana Dear Mr. Andrews:
In accordance with your request I have read the controversial Motion, which provides that Show Rules under American Rabbit Breeders Association jurisdiction shall not be subject to change by resolution. The question is whether or not such a motion was wise, proper and legal.
I am in no position to decide whether it was wise. I can say, however, that it was a proper and legal one, in accordance with the American Rabbit Breeders Association’s Constitution and By-Laws. This conclusion is based on the following:
A. Section 1 of Article V states: “The interpretation by the Board of Directors of the Constitution, By-Laws, Rules, Regulations, Notices, Resolutions and Club Documents and Orders shall be binding upon all members, and those enjoying any of the privileges of the Association.” This, in effect, makes the Board of Directors’ Ruling all powerful and controlling on everyone.
A. Your interpretation that the Show Rules are not part of the By-Laws is sound. By-Laws are the rules and regulations or private laws enacted to regulate, govern, and control the corporation’s own actions, affairs, and concerns, and its stockholders of members and directors and officers with relation thereto and among themselves in their relation to it. In other words, By-Laws are the relatively permanent and continuing rules of action adopted by the corporation for its own government and that of the individuals composing it and having the direction, management, and control of its affiairs.
In addition to By-Laws, the corporation may adopt Rules and Regulations not relating directly to its government, or that of the individuals composing it. Your Show Rules fall into this category. The governing body (the Board of Directors) has the power to adopt Rules and Regulations for rabbit shows.
With the above legal thoughts in mind, my advice would be however, that the Board construe the motion to mean: “shall not be subject to change by resolution from the floor” and eventually reword your motion accordingly. It seems to me this would be a sounder regulation.
If I can be of any further service to you, please feel free to contact me.
Very sincerely
Orvas Beers
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A. R. B. A. OFFICIAL BULLETIN
PAGE TEN
THE PRINTED SALESMANSHIP
THAT PROMOTES STOCK SALES
By James Bunt
Word Power - the Way to Achievement
It has been said that “Anything to be sold can be sold by mail” which is perfectly true if the merchandise is right and the right words are used in making the approach to prospective buyers. The sale of rabbits via Uncle Sam’s mail is no exception to the rule.
Whether writing copy for newspaper or magazine publicity, or in the preparation of literature in the form of sales letters, circulars, or even a catalog, great importance must (yes, it’s a must) be attached to your words if the copy is to accomplish its mission by way of sales and profits.
Another paramount thing to bear in mind is that no sales building publication bearing your advertising can bring you justifiable results in inquiries or sales (in case you sell direct from the ad) if there is lack of definite information regarding your product. Copy must be so worded in order to win the confidence of prospective buyers for them to get in touch with you. Words win or lose the interest of those to whom you are appealing to sell your merchandise, whether your approach is via printed salesmanship, or even if you are trying to close a sale by personal contact.
You are doubtless familiar with the saying that “The pen is mightier than the sword”; that goes also for the printed word written for business building purposes. The use .of right wording comprise the kernel - the crux of the story or message contained in your sales copy. Too often publications are blamed for “poor result” getting - or, “have no pulling power” - b u t, if a thorough analysis were made of the situation, quite often it would be found that the fault is with the copy, not the publication. In observing advertising copy in general, we, a times, notice the words used are flat - unattractive - too common place, whereas, it should be outstandingly different, sincere, convincing enough to attract, interest and stimulate the reader to affirmative action in response to your sales approach. Copy written along these suggested lines will produce favorable results if you are using appropriate publications to carry your message - or, if your printed matter (advertising and sales material) is written and dispatched to those who are likely prospects for the type of merchandise you offer, for sale. The wording of the personally written (handwritten or typewritten letters to prospects who write for specific information should also have similar attention by use of right words.
Business building is sales with a purpose. The object is to make sales with a fair profit to yourself plus corresponding benefits to your customers. There’s 100% truth in the axion, “He profits most who serves best.” In this manner you will build a good reputation for yourself as well as establish a channel for repeat business.
In relation to the sale of rabbits through the printed word, be sure to play up the outstanding qualifications of your breeding stock such as registered parents - stock eligible for registration - stock with the backing of a well established and proven genealogy with three or more generations -fur excellency - show winnings - of standard weight - that you otter for sale none but “the cream of the crop” - satisfaction assured and sc on, according to the merits of your particular or specialized strain.
Last but not least, choose a first class printer who knows type and the quality of paper to be used, so as to be sure that your printed matter will bear prestige and quality “tailored to your needs”. This should be done whether turned out by letterpress or offset. The cost of the latter is much less than letterpress and is often used when small quantities of printing is requested. However, letterpress is more impressive and bears indication that your business is sizable which may instill greater confidence on the part of the prospect. Above all, let
your printed salesmanship reflect the quality of your stock - each is indispensable to the other.
“Lives of hustlers all remind us That success comes not through chance. Those who win do not have rearward Shiny places on their pants.”
Rather, they are “Up and a doing”. May this be Y O U.
“You Can’t Beat The Dutch”
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SPRING, 1957
A. R. B. A. OFFICIAL BULLETIN
PAGE ELEVEN
50th Anniversary A.R.B.A. Commemorative Stamp
By Fred R. Applegate
One of the most effective ways to get any EVENT, ORGANIZATION, or INDUSTRY, NATIONALLY KNOWN, or PUBLICIZED, is to get the U.S. Post Office Department to issue a Special Commemorative Postage Stamp in commemoration of one of its Anniversaries. This puts it before the Public on every letter that goes through the U. S. Mail.
February 27, 1961, will be the 50th Anniversary of the A.R.B.A., I am working on our getting a Special A.R. B.A. Anniversary Stamp issued, to go on sale February 27, 1961.
Now here is your chance to show your talent for ART, by designing a fitting and appropriate design for this Special Stamp, send me sketch for this stamp, stamp to be the same size as the Wheatland, the home of James' Buchanan, and the Wildlife conservation 3 cent stamps. If you have a friend who has taken Art, see if you can get them to assist you. Send sketches and suggestions to me here at Springfield, Ill. 1707 E. Carpenter St., I would like to receive hundreds of sketches & Suggestions of what you
think would be the most appropriate and beautiful design for this Stamp.
Also another important thing, will you see, interview, or write your U. S. Senator and Representative when I give the word, and get them to use their influence in getting this Stamp authorized by the Postmaster General? I would like to hear from each of you on this. I will work with Philatelists and Stamp Journal Editors, on designs, and pertinent information relative to this stamp.
Rev. Brother Thomas, of the Rock Hill Stamp Club has corresponded with me regarding this Club coming out with a Special Cacheted Envelope to Publicize N.D.R.W., I offered several suggestions, Bro. Thomas advised that they were going ahead with this, and were having same printed. Anyone who would like to have some of these Special Cachet Envelopes to publicize N.D.R.W., please write Bro. Thomas, C. O., The Oratory, Rock Hill, South Carolina. He is an ARBA Judge & Registrar.
Be sure and arrange for good TV
Shows and Programs, also Radio programs, Newspaper articles, Banquets, Chamber of Commerce and Civic Organization Dinners, with special Rabbit Courses, and Qualified speakers, to promote your N.D.R.W., I am sure that you will all surpass any year yet. Work with your Publicity District Representative, if you do not know who they are, write me.
FRED R. APPLEGATE
SLOGAN WANTED
FOR THIS BULLETIN
The above heading appeared in the last edition of this bulletin and we now submit the complete list of slogans submitted and ask all to vote for the one you feel is in your opinion the best.
1. “An Organization of Service to All Rabbit Breeders”
2. “Serving The Rabbit Industry in All It’s Branches”
3. “Raising Of Rabbits and the A.R. B.A. Are Inseparable”
4. “Want a Hobby Don’t Cost Much, Get a rabbit and a Hutch”
5. “In Rabbits We Lead the World.”
6. “The Voice of the American Rabbit Industry”
7. “Representing Rabbits and an Evergrowing Industry”
8. “The Best for the Better”
9. “American Rabbit Breeders, United We Stand”
10. “For Rabbit Industries Most Modern Trend. Read Your A.R.B.R. Bulletin”
11. Rabbit Breeders Profit in Everyway as Members of A.R.B.A.”
12. “The A.R.B.A. Ways helps make the Successful Breeders of Today”
13. “Your A.R.B.A. Serves the Rabbit Industry in Everyway”
14. “Producing Commercially or Showing to Win - Read your A.R.B.A. Bulletin”
15. “Sign up With A.R.B.A. — Raise Rabbits the Right Way”
16. “The Voice of the American Rabbit Breeders Association”
17. “Official Organ of the American Rabbit Breeders Association”
18. “Blazing the Trail For The American Rabbit Industry”
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE SLOGAN
INSTRUCTIONS—Vote for one only. Use this or write on a piece of paper the following words.
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SPRING. 1957
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PAGE TWELVE
SHORTS
By The ARBA Officers
SHOW RULES
In many cases there are times when members of a local club or Association has an idea of something that would work out, for the benefit of all members, as a show rule. They should write out, in detail every part, and mail it to the Secretary of ARBA who in turn will forward same to me so that I can take it up with the Board of Directors, if we find that it will fit into our program, I feel sure that the Board will put it into effect, at once.
DICK F. PARKER
FIFTY FIFTY
Our President Mr. D. Parker has appointed me as chairman of the Grievance Committee with the able assistance of Mr. Wayne Willman and Mr. Fred Applegate.
It has always been my personal opinion that an organization such as ours be it a club or member should be able to settle among themselves any grievance that may come up.
We must all remember that life is a fifty fifty proposition and our troubles should be settled on this basis.
Let us all try and go through this year without any grievances or troubles of any kind.
I am sure the Officers and Directors will appreciate this very much.
OSCAR F. SCHULTZE
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
As a member of the Advertising and Promotion Committee I am particularly interested in the ARBA Membership Drive. In 1956 this drive resulted in 1109 members.
The method used in getting these members was and still is, for individuals and clubs to distribute membership application blanks which contained a Recommended line, the one whose name appeared on this line are given a 50c commission on each.
In addition there is a membership contest where those who sent in the most members were given cash awards.
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It has been proved that dead rabbits, manure offal, bedding, garbage, etc., can be changed from a disposal problem into an income that pays feed bills.
— Waste Can Do As Much For You — Mrs. Clara Leininger, Ohio, said “It
was fun to convert waste into income that more than pays for rabbit and poultry feed and it is wonderful.”
H. R. Strong, Mich., said “But for plant food produced from waste there would not be much in rabbits alone.” You should also know about experiences of many other responsible people.
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The 1957 drive is now underway and I feel that there could be considerable added interest if we had two drives, one by the individual and another by the local clubs, it’s worth a trial.
J. CYRIL LOWIT
RED WHITE & BLUE
Many people guage the quality of your stock, good or bad when they see your pedigree. Imagine for a minute, if you will, the sickly, useless and unofficial appearance of a registration or pedigree that does not carry any registered rabbits in its background.
You will invariably find that successful breeders who have raised and sold stock and STAYED in business, keep their herd all registered. These breeders acknowledge this as sound, necessary business principles.
Would you be willing to buy stock with a pedigree that only carries meaningless ear numbers. Only RED, WHITE, AND BLUE denotes three generations that all parents were of normal weights, free from disqualifications, no mix breeding and etc. Look for the registration number that spells quality.
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Rev. Brother Thomas, C.O. ARBA Judge - AM Breeds THE ORATORY, ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA AMERICAN RABBIT BREEDERS ASS’N. Licensed JUDGES and REGISTRARS At Your Service MARVIN F. CARLEY ARBA Judge & Registrar ANY TIME — ANY PLACE 216 CANAL ST., BRATTLEBORO, VT. Tel. Al 4-4396
WILLIAM (Bill) CHANCE ST. JOSEPH MINN. ARBA Judge & Registrar GRIGGS & GRUNT Team Judges & Registrars 6101 FRIENDSWOOD DRIVE. AUSTIN, TEXAS C. F. SIMPKINS 5261 MERCER RD., DECATUR, GA. ARBA Judge & Registrar AVAILABLE FOR JUDGING
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WAYNE WILLMANN ARBA Judge & Registrar 1900 TUXEDO, CLEVELAND 9, OHIO Phone: FI 1-3011 CARL KROBOTH ARBA Judge 107 WESTWOOD DR., LEXINGTON, KY. GERALD L. HEWITT Registrar STAR ROUTE, WEBSTER, TEXAS Telephone - League City 8-6661
RAY GRABLES 2545 MASSENA PONTIAC, MICHIGAN ARBA Judge & Registrar DONALD COX 26 HILLCREST DRIVE, PARAGOULD, ARKANSAS Licensed Registrar “BREEDER OF NZW” “DON” REID ARBA Judge & Registrar RURAL ROUTE 1 LOCKPORT, ILLINOIS Phone New Lenox 3137
J. CYRIL LOWIT ARBA Judge & Registrar RT. 2, BOX 440, TROUTDALE, OREGON W. R. CAUDELL 401 S. SUMMIT AVE., CHARLOTTE, N. C. ARBA Judge & Registrar LESTER C. WELLS Judge (Available For Judging) P.O. BOX 13, OAKLANDON, INDIANA Phone 923
VERN N. ASHTON 1626 OAKLAND PKWY.. LIMA, OHIO F. E. BAUGHMAN R. R. 2, CAREY, OHIO C. E. LEWIS P. O. BOX 174, LINCOLN ACRES, CALIF
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G. A. BURKE Licensed Judge & Registrar ARBA HILLIARDS, OHIO JAMES BLYTH 4323 MURRAY AVE.. PITTSBURGH 17, PA. Judge & Registrar R. C. SHOPTAW 819 S. ROENA ST., INDIANAPOLIS 21, INDIANA ARBA Judge & Registrar
SPRING. 1957
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PAGE FOURTEEN
SHORTS Continued
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I ACCEPT
As most of you members know I have again been honored and have accepted the appointment as Chairman of the Standards Committee, one of the reasons I accepted is that on February 1, 1957 I retired from my regular occupation and this will give me the opportunity to occupy considerable of my time in the branch of the rabbit industry that I am interested in and like.
If any of you members have any questions in regards of any of the standards that you may be interested in, any or all breeds I will be glad to answer to the best of my ability. This also applies to you who are not as yet members who may need advice and guidance especially so if you are a beginner, to you I want to stress the importance of purchasing ARBA registered stock which is given in further detail in the item under RED WHITE & BLUE which follows.
VERN ASHTON
THE BULLETIN
The value of this bulletin is in its exclusive features. In the information it contains pertaining to the A.R.B.A, activities, and of special importance the publishing of the minutes of the annual meeting of the Board of Directors. While it’s likely that the publishing of the minutes will cause controversies, that is as it should be. The members have a right to know of the actions taken by their duly elected representatives, a right to express their views on any or all actions taken, bearing in mind of course, that any expression of dis-satisfaction should be based on what the actual facts are and nothing else.
My personal feeling regarding this bulletin is that it is filling a long neglected void, it is a means by which the members are kept in close and direct contact with the activities of their Association. It is gratifying to me and I am sure to all the Officers to note that the last issue had met with such enthusiastic response. May this and future issues be as well received.
EDW. H. STAHL
ORGANIZATIONAL SURVEY
I am sure all of the members are familiar with the purpose of this committee. It is our job to survey the organization and make suggestions to the board and to draw up resolutions to make improvements in our Association.
At the present time the committee has under consideration several things to improve our asssociation among which is to have a Ways and Means section added to article 4 of the By-Laws. We are also considering a resolution to amend article 1 of the By-Laws section 5. As this section now reads a delegate is only allowed 2 votes, one for himself and one for the local or state association he represents. This section has never been enforced.
Delegates have been allowed one vote for themselves and one vote for each local association they represent. The section does not read that way. But the committee feels that a Delegate should be allowed as many votes as he or she has written credentials from local chartered clubs and not be limited to two votes.
We also think regional Judges conferences should be allowed and Judges in all sections of the country should attend one of such conferences at least once every three years.
These are but three items that the 1957 Survey committee have under consideration.
ELLIS W. MURRAY
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