VOL 1 NO.3
And The Water Came
Excitement reigned (or rained) supreme last Friday at the warehouse of UCA
and at the same time we received a real
verification that our new sprinkler and
fire alarm system really works.
Dick Muller, working in the warehouse
stacking PAX, happened to strike a 4"
main water line with the fork lift truck
and received for his efforts an unprecedented cold shower that nearly washed
him into the next county. Through the
quick thinking of Charles Galer who was
working nearby, extensive water damage
was avoided by his rushing to the main
valve and shutting the water main off.
The water depth was measured in the
main part of the warehouse to be slightly over two inches in depth and because
the merchandise was stacked on wooden
pallets about three inches off the floor,
considerable Iress damage was realized
than would have been if the water had
dept coming any longer. Approximately
100 bags of PAX that were piled near
where the break occurred had to be re-
The automatic alarm system really
sounded off and everyone was surprised
at the speed with which the Salt Lake
Fire Department arrived on the scene.
The firemen obliged by helping to swamp
out the warehouse after the flood was
We're all glad to see that familiar curly
head of Keith Caldwell's back on the job.
Keith recently underwent his fourth kidney
stone operation and was off work for four
Miss PAX, Miss Viv
Miss PAX (Marilynn Crowley) and
Miss Viv (Jeane Garritson) will soon be
seen in trade magazines across the country. Pictures of the two lovely girls who
acted as hostesses at Kelly-Western Seed's
recent dealer show in Salt Lake City have
been sent to trade magazines and newspapers.
K-W's dealer show, which attracted
more than 200 Utah garden supply dealers, was hailed as a tremendous success
by staff members working on the project.
Joe Bailey, the work-horse behind the
scenes, said that only 75 dealers were
expected when the show was first proposed. But enthusiasm grew and soon the
list of 75 was expanded to more than 200,