Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association / Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' Association. Thirty-first annual meeting, Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, January 8, 1918. Thirtieth summer meeting, pavilion, Nekoose, Wis., August 14, 1917
Whittlesey, S. N., Mrs.
Summary of transactions, 31st annual meeting, pp. 5-6 PDF (255.2 KB)
THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL REPORT OF THE Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' Association SUMMARY OF TRANSACTIONS, 31ST ANNUAL MEETING The 31st annual meeting of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' Association convened at Grand Rapids, Wis., January 8, 1918. Through the courtesy of the Wood Co. National Bank the meeting was held in the old Foresters' Hall, giving us most central and con- venient quarters. Owing to severe weather and congested condition of railroads, some arrivals were tardy, and some not able to come at all. Notwithstand- ing these failures the attendance was good and the meeting said to be one of the best. After calling the meeting to order at 10:00 A. M. President Searls gave a most excellent address, dwelling principally on the black head fire worm, a most destructive pest, unless stringent measures are taken at the right time. The minutes of the 30th summer meeting were read and approved, as were the reports of the treasurer and secretary, the two not differ- ing greatly from those of the previous year, as it was deemed best to be sure of liabilities before making inroads on available funds. By motion made and seconded the acting secretary was instructed to cast a ballot for the reelection of the old officers with Mrs. S. N. W hittlesey as secretary for the ensuing term. The program that fol- lowed was a full one and of more than ordinary merit, showing un- usual care, thought and ability. Discussions of many of our needs occupied some time. Among the topics considered was delinquent members, Life and annual member- ship, and the size of annual dues. The secretary was given permission to issue a circular letter as a gentle reminder of fees due, and an in-
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