Wisconsin State Horticultural Society / The Wisconsin horticulturist
Vol. V, No. 10 (December 1900)
Philips, A. J.
Northern Illinois Horticultural Society, pp. 28-30 PDF (737.6 KB)
THE WISCONSIN HORTICULTURIST. results but if a living interest has been roused it will grow to greater things. Have written again urging them to at- tend the annual meeting at Oshkosh. Respectfully submitted, IRVING C. SMITH. Green Bay, Wis. NORTHERN ILLINOIS HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. This society held its 34th annual meeting in the pleas- ant city of Yorkville, Dec. 4-5, 1900. The delegate from Wisconsin found the veteran horticulturist, L. Woodward, of Marengo, Ill., at the depot in Aurora. He has been treasurer of the Northern Illinois Society for thirty years and still manifests a deep interest in the society, although like Bro. Stickney he has switched off somewhat into the pickle business. Mr. Woodward was a frequent attendant at the meetings of the Wisconsin Society in the seventies, coming as a delegate in '73, '74 and '75. J. L. Hartwell, the president, and Arthur Bryant, the secretary, were both on hand and worked hard to make the meeting a success. Charles Hey of Dixon told how he grew strawberries; the summing of his talk seemed to be that his great success was accounted for by the amount of work his wife did in the patch! A new feature was an orchard class exercise by Jacob Friend which resulted in a free for all discussion on all subjects pertaining to the orchard, from blight to June grass sod. The President's Address was a well-prepared document and "The Practical Work of Horticultural Soci- eties" by State Secretary L. R. Bryant of Princeton was full of instruction. Your delegate gave his experience with winter apples 28
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