Press: Loblolly Milestone

Main sources of the 3,500,000 tons of newsprint paper annually consumed by the U. S. Press are the forests and mills of Canada and Maine. For years Georgia's Dr. Charles Holmes Herty has worked like a beaver to tell people that Southern slash or loblolly pine will make as good newsprint as the Northern firs and spruces. Dr. Herty's point was that in North & South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas are some 150,000,000 acres of second- growth timber, much of it the fast-growing slash pine,* more than enough for all...

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