Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association / The Cranberry. A compendium of its cultivation, commerce, cookery, etc.
Fitch, W. H.
Secretary's report, pp. 12-13 PDF (409.6 KB)
SECRETARY'S REPORT stand at the head; purified as it were by fire and having had so many bright an- Read at the Agust, 1902, Useetlg of the W. ticipations frosted, they have learned the S. C. C. Association. higher lesson that the growth, gain and We have the familiar and not altogether getting of happiness consists in giving, faulty, or foolish proverbs, that "All work granting or generating It for others, and and no play makes Jack a dull boy," and so if particular praise had been proffered "A bow tbat is never unbent soon loses them, they would have exhibited surprise Its elasticity" and so, while our January and exclaimed: "We didn't know we had meetings are principally for business, at done anything extraordinary, it came to our August gatherings the social features us natually." Still if this atonement or are not Inconsiderable factors and instead amends are not sufficient, pleasure will of treating the avocation from a sober be taken in recording any resolbticau and serious standpoint, we turn to its offered oblectable to the occasion. smiling and sunshiny side, and here may Of the Association it may be said It is in it be permitted to refer to a criticism a prosperous condition. It is at that made last year at lack or absence of Interesting age of "Sweet sixteen" and special recognition of the good offies of may it be truly typical, buoyant but not the ladies in provldlng for and promoting bold, comely but not conceited, light of the comfort and enjoyment of those In heart but not of conduct, and as the years attendamee. Several causs, reasons, ol nu my it ever be characterized and explanations, excuses, apologies, or conspicuous for the same high aims and extentnag circumstances according to a plratInDe which marked its Initiative proper VIF point, can be given for the and Inception and so duly repay and apparent but not actual unapprec ation, reward the love and loyalty which has viz.: 1 The appetizing and alluring been so cheerfully and cordially given It nature of the entertainment made the It may please the gentlemen who officials too full for utterance. 2. Words contributed articles and addresses at oar were wanting to do ample justice to the January meeting to know that same have subject L It goes without saying tM been appreciated to an excepionally high whateverthe Wlsoonain cranberry women degree. put their beads, hearts and hands to must The prescribed business of tMe August be an unquIa141ed Knceel For of all convention i a) Report of statisticisn, wipmun the Wiseumse cranberry women (b) Suggestions respecting prices to be 12
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