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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)

Second day--morning session,   pp. 8-9 PDF (395.6 KB)


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or otherwise a sufficient niuimber of the bulletins to mail
one to each member.
Mr. Kruschke showed a sample of sheet piling that lie
had perfected a machine to manufacture, also a sample of
berries which he picked on Oct. 4, 1891, and kept in au opein
jar in his cellar. As the samples found sound in the jar
seemed to be of one variety lie thought he had found the
Ben Davis cranberry.
Dr. G. F. Witter introduced the subject of rolling a
marsh and said from his observations it was a great bemme-
fit, and he would like the experience of growers who had
given it a trial.  Discussed by H. B. Tuttle, A. Searls.
G. H. Kruschke, Stansbury and others, every grower stat-
ing thaL great benefit had followed rolling scattering vines
in grass or moss, but in clean, well matted vines very little
was to be gained by rolling.
W. S. Braddock and J. A. Gaynor were elected dele-
gates to represent the Association at the aniual meeting
of the Horticultural Society at Madison on February 7th.
8th and 9th. After quite a discussion in regard to varieties
and the feasibility of establishing an experimental statiomi.
the meeting adjourned until 9 A. M., January 11th.
SECOND DAY-MORNING SESSION.
Meeting called to order by Pres. Braddock, at 9:30 A. 'I.
Chair appointed as Committee on Programi:-A. E.
Bennett and H. 0. Kruschke.
A. C. Bennett then presented the following paper fii
the benefits of freely using cranberries.
"MR. PRESIDENT:-At the August meeting I nmdde
some remarks regarding extending the cranberry market
and said that while I was in favor of opening every avenue
to increase their sale that I thought that full as much good
could be accomplished by a judicious system of advertis-
ing in the west as could be done by trying to open foreign
markets or that the same amount of money judiciously ex-
pended in advertising in the west would be as profitable.
But this is like other things-only talk-and no matter hnow
nmucli we talk up nice plans they bring no results and nev-
er will. It requires action-definite action. To talk up
such things and print them in our association pamphiledt
amounts to very little, as they seldom circulate beyonid
our own members. To give this subject more definite ae-
tion and give this convention a clearer idea of what I III(,l,


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