Missouri Boy with His Grand Champion Calf

December 2, 1930


E. S. Matteson, 13 years old, Paris, Mo., and the Hereford calf he showed as grand champion at the annual baby beef show last week in St. Louis. The show is sponsored by the Producer’s Live Stock Commission Company. The steer sold at auction for $51 a hundred pounds.


“Repeater” was the grand champion of 165 4-H baby beefs from Missouri and Illinois. The calf weighed 990 pounds. “Repeater” was sold to the Wabash Railroad at 51 cents a pound bringing %504.90. Prize money on the calf at the show amounted to $70.00. “Repeater”, the grand champion, also the 4th and 9th prize calves came from the herd of M. T. Lasley