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Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association / 1893 sixth annual meeting of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' Association, held at the City Council Chamber, at Grand Rapids, January 10th and 11th
(1893)

President's address,   pp. [1]-7 PDF (1.2 MB)


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proceebings
Of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin State Cran-
berry Growers' Association, held at the City Council
Chamber, Grand Rapids, Wis., January 10th and 11th,
1893.
The miecti ng was called to order by President Braddock
at 1 o'clock P. M.
The minutes of the August Convention were read and
approved.
PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS.
| '(ENTLEM1N:-The Wisconsin cranberry grower for
two successive seasons has occupied a position very similar
to that of the Republican party immediately after the elec-
tion. He has been knocked down, trampled upon and run
over; but as lie gathered himself together and painfully
removed from clothes and countenance the dust-marks of
the disturbance, the thought uppermost in his mind has
been "How in the world did it happen? What was it that
bit nie? and how was it used to get in its work so effectual-
y?" To my mind it is clear that a great deal depends upon
lhe practical answer to these questions. In fighting dis-
!ase a correct diagnosis is half the battle. If it is a case
of measles or scarlet fever or small pox and the doctor
fnows which of them it is, he has generally smooth sailing
iad needs only to follow the course laid down in the charts.
lut if the medical man is in doubt whether it is dyspepsia
or fatty degeneration of the heart, or if he has a lingering
uspicion that after all it may be Bright's disease of the


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