Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association / The Cranberry. A compendium of its cultivation, commerce, cookery, etc.
McFarland, R. E.
Cranberry picking time, pp. 13-14 PDF (376.9 KB)
paid for gathering crop. Anent the first, Hetty Green-accounted one of the rich while the constitution provides for a est and shrewdest of American women-- separate officer, as a matter of fact the is reported to have said respecting com- duties have lately devolved on the secre pensation to employes, "If you pay 911 tary--our worthy president has given as cents, when 100 is due, you will be a reason that it was to keep the present thought a knave; if 101 cents, a fool." Incumbent out of mischief. Fair-and frankness being taken as her It is said there are three kinds of lies- standards of measurement and if this white lies, black lies and STATIsTics and philosophy should faithfully,and without certainly the latter are sometimes woe- fear, rule on our marshes, it is opined fully misleading, in the community we not only an abundant but an amicable have certain classes of readers; those who number of workers would be allured and believe everything they see in the papers attracte' and the beason of picking, in- -which class ts rapidly decreasing and stead of being looked forward to--as in second those who believe nothing which many cases now-with anxiety and ap- they see In-the papers-which class to prehension, would become occasions the uncredit of some of the purveyors of pleasant In the anticipation, progress and news, I amn sorry to say, is Increasing. remembrance. Suggestions on the sub- The true attitude probably lies midway, ject are now invited. W. H. FITCH, for between absolute accuracy and total Secretary. Ignorance approximate knowledge is CRANBERRY PICKING TIME. about as near as mortals can hope to reach, and so if statistics are not infallibly By R. E. McFarlead, the Ploneer Pest ef correct or conclusive they still serve a Weed Ceusty. useful purpose in being suggestive or Don't you think that eity folks would think it interesting. very cute To go upon the eranberry marmh to "ee Tbem I have received a mass of correspond- pick the fruit? ence which in view of the high grade of if the men would takealong theirdaughters and the rest of program prepared for today their wives, has been referred to a committee who They would bid good-bye to all resorts the 6aL] have instructed me to report later as to ance of their lives. conditions of crop, prospective yield and When you go upon the meadow before the work is begun, other importarnt matter contained therein. Where every dew dr.,p sparkles like diamonds -Concerning rates for harvesting Mrs. In thesnU:
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