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Possibilities Of Cuba

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Thrsugar production of Cuba, enormous as ívüaw is, can bo iucroased tenfokl. And ty the aid of modern itnprovements in the method of manufacture sngar can bo produced so cheaply there that noother country in the world can fairly compete with it. Only a tithe of the lands adapted to sugar is riow uuder oultívation. Coffee growing, whioh was once in the front rank of its tries, has iiow fallen to a matter ;11 importance. With capital, aud ".'. nee in the honesty and good will .' tha governruent, this iudustry could be put upoii a profitable footiug. ar a.s it is to us, and with the rapit improveiiiwit in tueansof transportait is the natural winter garden for Dnited States. There isno questiou about tho "irost line," that bugbear of the fruit and vegetable growers in our (wn south, and with cheap lands and cheap labor and the encouragement that steamboat lines are now giving we cuuld bosupplied unfailingly with tropioal producís from this sourca Bananas, o(xanuts, orauges, loruons, pineapples, ■would all pay well for careful and teuiatio oultivation.


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