Science: Bologna

T. Royal Rupert 99, son of the famous Hereford, Hazford Rupert 81, was calved on March 23, 1942 on the Sulphur (Okla.) ranch of Roy Turner, now governor of Oklahoma. As Rupert approached adolescence, his general shape and beefiness (as well as his distinguished ancestry) gave promise that he would develop into a bull of bulls. On Jan. 10, 1944, he was sold, unproven, to Glad Acres Farms at Dallas for $38,000—a record for white-faced Herefords.

Glad Acres reported that Rupert was a failure. He was not "reluctant," as some cattlemen have called him. His attitude toward cows was normal, but he...

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