The Taylor County (Ga.) News, Friday, Auqusf 31, 1962
Tips from Extension
Vernon R. Reddish
Growers sometimes begin
digging peanuts because they
see their neighbors start
digging. Beware of this guide
always and particularly this
year in Georgia, due to the wide
variation in planting dates
across the belt.
There are few, if any, au
thorities who profess to know
a geat deal about "when to
Approximate number of days
to maturity can be used as a
guide, although this will vary
considerably from yeat to year
and field to field.
(1) Dixie Spanish, Spanette,
Argentine and small Spanish-
(2) Virginia Bunch 67 and
Early Runner - 130-135 days.
(3) Most large-seeded Vir
ginia varieties - 135 days.
(4) Dixie Runner - 145 days.
(5) S. E. Runners -150days.
Another guide is to pick off
all the pods from several plants
about over the field.
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GEORGIA RURAL ROADS AUTHORITY PROJECT NO.
RR-PR 2622 (2)
RR-PR 4136 (1)
RR-PR 4141 (1) & SPUR
COUNTIES OF MACON & TAYLOR
Sealed proposals will be received by the Georgia Rural Roads
Authority at its General Office at No. 2 Capitol Square, Atlanta,
Georgia, until 11 A. M., Eastern Standard Time, Sept., 14,
1962, for furnishing all labor, material, equipment and other
things necessary for construction of 5.421 miles of grading and
paving as follows: 0.581 miles on the Lower River Road, be
ginning at the end of the present paving at the Macon-Taylor
County Line and extending north; also, 1.738 miles on the State
Route 26 - DeVaughn Road, beginning at State Route 26 ap
proximately 2 miles east of Montezuma and extending north
to paved county road; also, 3.102 miles on the State Route 127 -
Peach County Line Road, beginning at State Route 127 approxi
mately 3.25 miles east of Marshallville and extending north
to the Peach County Line with Spur extending southwest, west,
Plans and Specifications are on file at the office of the under
signed at Atlanta, and at the office of the State Highway De
partment, No. 2 Capitol Square, Atlanta, Georgia, and at the office
of the Division Engineer of the Slate Highway Department at
Thomaston, Georgia, and at the office of the Board of County
Commissioners of Macon and Taylor Counties at Oglethorpe
and Butler, Georgia, where they may be Inspected free of charge.
No Plans will be furnished for sale to prospective bidders.
Copies of the Standard Specifications may be obtained upon
payment in advance of the sum of $3.00, which sum will not be
The Standard Specifications of the State Highway Department
of Georgia have been adopted by the Georgia Rural Roads Au
thority and will govern any construction under these proposals.
The work will be let in one contract.
THE APPROXIMATE QUANTITIES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Acres Clearing and Grubbing Roadway - Lump Sum
Acres Clearing and Grubbing, Per Acre
Cu. Yds. Unclassified Excavation and Borrow,
Cu. Yds. Channel Excavation
Sta. Yds. Overhaul on Excavation
Cu. Yds. Subgrade Treatment Material
Unit Yds. Overhaul on Subgrade Treatment Material
Miles Special Subgrade Compaction and Test
Cu. Yds. Excavation for Culverts and Minor
Cu. Yds. Selected Material Backfill, Culvert
Cu. Yds. Class "A” Concrete Culverts
Lbs. Bar Reinforcing Steel
Lin. Ft. 15” Pipe SD
Lin. Ft. 18” Pipe SD
Lin. Ft. 24” Pipe SD
Lin. Ft. 15” Pipe CD, 1’ to 15’ Fill
Lin. Ft. 18” Pipe CD, 1’ to 15’ Fill
Lin. Ft. 24” Pipe CD, 1’ to 15' Fill
Lin. Ft. 36” Pipe CD, 1’ to 15’ Fill
Lin. Ft. 42” Pipe CD, 1' to 15' Fill
Lin. Ft. 48” Pipe CD, 1' to 15’ Fill
Lin. Ft. 6” Perforated Pipe Underdrain
Lin. Ft. Culvert Pipe Removed, SD or CD
Lin. Ft. Culvert Pipe Relald, SD or CD
Sq. Yds. Sand Cement Bag Rip Rap
Tons First Application Fertilizer
Lbs. Second Application Fertilizer
M. Gals. Water for Grassing
Sq. Yds. Sprigging with Oveerseeding
Sq. Yds. Loose Sod Rip Rap with Overseeding
Lbs. Dieldrin - 10% Granular Insecticide
Sq. Yds. Sod Ditch Checks
LUMP SUM Remove Existing Bridge -Sta. Ill plus 92,
Proj. 4141 (1)
LUMP SUM Remove Existing Bridge -Sta. 88 plus 81,
Cu. Yds. Stabilizer Aggregate - Coarse - Including
Cu. Yds. Class ”B-2” Topsoil or Sand Clay Base and
Shoulder Material, Projs. 2622 (2) and
4141 (1) and Spur
Cu. Yds. Class B-3 Topsoil or Sand Clay Base and
Shoulder Material, Proj. 4136 (1) Only
Unit Yds, Special Overhaul on Base and Shoulder
17350 Gals. Cutback Asphalt Prime
66100 Sq. Yds. Bituminous Surface Treatmet, Stone Size M-
. 5, Type 1
66100 Sq. Yds. Bituminous Seal
51000 Sq. Yds. Finishing and Dressing
Said work shall begin within ten (10) days after formal ex-
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edition of contract and shall be completed within 130 working
days. When contract has been executed, written notice shall
be given the Contractor, at which time, and not before, work
may be started.
Contract executed pursuant to this Notice is binding on the
Georgia Rural Roads Authority as such. Said contract will not
create liability, expressed or implied, against the undersigned
Chairman of the Georgia Rural Roads Authority as an individual,
nor against any employee of the Georgia Rural Roads Authority
in his or her individual capacity nor against the State Highway
Department of Georgia, nor against any officer or employee of
the State Highway Department in his or her individual capacity.
Proposals must be submitted on regular forms which will
be supplied by the undersigned, and must be accompanied by
a certified check, cashier’s check, negotiable United States
Bonds or other acceptable security in the amount of $4500.00,
and must be plainly marked "Proposal for Road Construction”,
County and Number, and show the time of opening as advertised.
Check of the low bidder will be cashed and all other checks
will be returned as soon as the contract is awarded, unless
it is deemed advisable by the Authority to hold one or more
checks. If an unusual condition arises, the Authority reserves
the right to cash all checks. Bidders Bond will not be accepted.
A charge of $5.00 will be made for each proposal issued.
Such a bond will be required of the succesful bidder as re
quired by law for contractors contracting with the State High
way Department of Georgia.
Contracts will not be awarded to contractors who have not
been placed on the list of qualified contractors prior to the date
of award. No proposals will be issued to any bidder later than
9 A. M. Eastern Standard Time of the date of opening bids.
All bids must show totals for each item and total of amount
of bid. Right is reserved to delay the award of the contract
for a period of not to exceed thirty (30) days from the date of
opening bids, during which period bids shall remain open and
not subject to withdrawal. Right is reserved to reject any and
all bids and to waiver all formalitites.
Upon compliance with the requirements of the standard speci
fications, ninety (90) percent of the amount of work done in any
calendar month will be paid for by the 25th day of the succeeding
month, and the remainder within thirty (30) days after final
estimate is approved by the Engineer.
This the 24 day of August 1962.
GEORGIA RURAL ROADS AUTHORITY
JIM L. GILLIS, SR., CHAIRMAN
WILLIS N. HARDEN, MEMBER
CLARKE W. DUNCAN, MEMBER
Please let me extend my
congratulations for the manner
in which you are editing and
presenting the Taylor County
While I have been away from
Taylor County for approximate
ly thirty-five years, I am sin
cerely interested in everything
that happens in Taylor County
and really consider it home.
I extend my very best wishes
to you and your associates in
this endeavor; and, if I can
assist you in any way toward
making the "News” the best
weekly in the State, please let
With kindest regards,
Wm, A. FICKL1NG
(ED. NOTE: The staff is always
happy to receive a bouquet. Bud
dy received this one from the
librarian at Georgia Southwes
"Buddy’s Bylines” in the
Taylor County News is very
interesting. I particularly liked
the history of Butler High
School. The format and con
tents of The Taylor County News
is interesting and so delight
It is with pleasure that I
remember your fine work on the
”Y” cabinet. Come to see us.
Macy Bishop Gray
My wife, Doris (Callahan)
and 1 congratulate you on the of our next visits to Taylor
very fine way you are present- County.
ing the news now that you have With kindest personal re
assumed the helm of theTay- gards, I am
lor County News. Very truly yours,
We hope to see you on one Hugh Howell Jr.
Candidate for Governor
Sept. 12, 1962 Democratic Primary
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