Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association / Thirty-eighth annual proceedings of the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers' Association. Thirty-eighth convention, Pavilion, near Nekoosa, Wisconsin, August 12, 1924. Thirty-eighth annual meeting, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, January 13, 1925
Smith, Clare S.
Minutes of the thirty-eighth annual meeting, p. 28 PDF (246.4 KB)
28 WISCONSIN CRANBERRY GROWERS' ASSOCIATION MINUTES OF THE THIRTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETING Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., January 13, 1925. The winter session opened with a banquet at the Hotel Witter at seven o'clock, on January 12, with nearly ninety growers and friends of the industry present. Mr. Albert Hedler of Minneapolis, Minnesota, acted as toastmaster. Mayor Roenius opened the program with an address of welcome. Toasts were responded to by John Roberts, Capt. Nash, E. P. Arpin, T. W. Brazeau, Mrs. A. C. Otto, and Rev. Leonard. Special features included several solos by our popular County Agent, Mr. R. A. Peterson, and also a charming dance solo by little Miss Peggy Dolan. Music was furnished through the courtesy of Mr. L. P. Daniels. The thirty-eighth annual meeting was called to order by Pres. C. L. Lewis in the Wood County Realty Hall at 10:30 A. M., January 13. Minutes of the thirty-eighth summer convention of 1924 read and approved. Address by Pres. Lewis. A letter from Mr. Malde was read in regard to the publication of records from the Experiment Station. It was decided to let the mat- ter rest until next winter. Moved and seconded that Mr. Malde be instructed to turn all the original records over to the Agricultural Department of the Univer- sity of Wisconsin, so they may be available at any time, and protected. Motion made and seconded that, without change in the by-laws, our next winter meeting be held on the second Wednesday in December. Mr. J. L. Wilcox, Manager of the Linderman Box & Veneer Com- pany of Eau Claire, spoke on the subject of packages, recommending a shallower and wider box. After luncheon, the financial report was read and referred to A. B. Scott and 0. 0. Potter as auditing committee, who later reported the same as correct. Mr. Scott gave a report of the material used in the pumping experiment. Valuable papers were given by 0. 0. Potter, Miss L. Case, Herman Gebhardt, M. 0. Potter, A. Searles, Pres. C. L. Lewis, Jr. County Agent R. A Peterson gave a very interesting talk, urging the older growers to inoculate cranberry enthusiasm in the younger generation. Moved and seconded that President be authorized to appoint a committee to go to Madison to appear before the Joint Finance Committee. In the election of officers, motion made and seconded that President appoint a nominating committee. A. E. Bennett, L. Case, 0. Potter, Verne Johnson, and H. Gebhardt appointed on said committee. Motion made and seconded that Secretary cast the ballot for C. L. Lewis, Jr. C. L. Lewis re-elected. Moved and seconded that unanimous ballot be cast for same vice president, secretary and executive committee. On motion, the association adjourned. Clare S. Smith, Secretary.
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