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Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association / Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' Association. Fourteenth annual meeting, Grand Rapids, Wis., January 8th, 1901
(1901)

Constitution and by-laws,   pp. [19]-20 PDF (331.3 KB)


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CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS
Of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' Associa-
tion, as Anended at the Seventh Annual
Meeting, January 9 and 10, 1894.
ARTICLE 1. This association shall be known as the
Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' association.
ARTICLE 2. The objects of the association shall be to
advance the interests of all engaged in the cultivation of
cranberries in this state by obtaining statistics and infor-
mation of the condition of the crop in this and other states,
from time to time; by establishing and taking measures to
insure the use of uniform packages for marketing the fruit,
so as to secure the confidence of dealers and purchasers by
this evidence of fair and honorable dealing; to enlarge the
area of the market for this fruit through definite and direct
action; and generally, by all legitimate and honorable
means to advance the interests of the cranberry cultivator.
ARTICLE 3. The officers of the association shall be a
president and vice president; a secretary; a treasurer, who
shall give a bond to the amount of $500.00, with sureties
to be approved by the president; a statistician and a cor-
responding secretary for each of the several cranberry
growing sections represented in this convention, and an
executive committee, composed of the president, vice
president, secretary, treasurer and one other, chosen annu-
ally by the members. The duties of the president, vice
president and secretary shall be such as are usually implied
in like offices in similar associations. The duties of the
corresponding secretary shall be to gather the statistics of
cranberry culture in his particular section, including the
name and postoffice address of owner, amount of ground
improved and in bearing condition, and the age of such
improvements, and to report the probable crop in sight, on
or before each annual convention in August, and to report


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