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Wisconsin State Horticultural Society / The Wisconsin horticulturist: issued monthly, under the management of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society for the purpose of disseminating the horticultural information collected through the agency of the society
Vol. I, No. 5 (July 1896)

Philips, A. J.
Waupaca County as seen from abroad,   pp. 11-13 PDF (603.7 KB)

Page 11

John Corse-I think it is because the Wilson are so much
later that they bring a better price in Racine market. The
growers have not commenced shipping to any amount yet. I
think it is because of their lateness that they bring more and
stand so well with the growers there.
Prof. Goff-I took the report of the American Pomological
Society, which gives reports for all sections of the United
States. I expected to find that the Wilson had been super-
seded. As a rule I did not find it so. The Wilson stood first
znd the Crescent next.  I think the plan pursued by J. 3M.
Smith is the one that will keep up the character of the plants.
Motion to strike out was lost.
V. H. Campbell-I move that the premium list be revised
and amended at this meeting. Motion prevailed.
A. ID. Barnes-I move that the chair appoint a committee
for that purpose. Motion carried and the president ap-
pointed the committee on awards to revise the premium list
and make such changes as they deemed necessary.
By A. J. Philips, Secretary State Horticultural Society.
Since mv first visit to vour countv some ten vears ago and
during several visits since that time, I have entertained pleas-
ant recollections of your natural advantages, pleasant sur-
roundings and hospitable people.  Your thirteen beautiful
sheEts of water. making up the Chain O'Lakes that almost
encircle your county seat, are not surpassed in our state for
attractiveness. On the banks of these vou furnished the site
to build cottages for those from our state who offered their
lives for the preservation of our government. It indeed looks
good to see the old soldiers comfortably provided for and
spending their declining years in nice quarters with such
pleasant surroundings. To look from the bank of the lake
across the grounds and read in large letters Governor Rusk
Hall brings back remembrances of that noble man, brave sol-
dier, good governor and efficient secretary of agriculture. If

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