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The California Fair

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
November
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 15, 1G and 17, will be exbibited on the Ann Arbor Railroad traoks, near the depot a most interesting display of the produots of Santa Olara connty. California. The exbibit is oarried in one of the largest railroad oars in the world and is sent out for edncational and advertising purposes by tbe board of trade, of San José, Cal. Among the produots exhibited are peaohes that weigh 2) lbs., apples 3 Ibs. ; pears 4f lbs.; buuoh of grapes 10 lbs; and an exhibition of agrionltural pruductsj] snoh as luaniniotb asparagns; cuoumbers 18 inches long; string beans 36 incbes ; carrots 8 lbs. eaoh ; sngar beets 21 lbs cnob ; and everything else in proportion tbat grows in serui-tropioal and tropical oliinates. There is also auotbei' car containing aïrusenm of California marine speoimpus. It has the largest shark or ñsh ever oaptnred in the world, 30 feet long, and weigbing 10,383 lbs., which was captured in the Bay of Monterey, Cal. There aie also many otber marine onriosities and a raagnifioent oollectiun of sea shells f rom the Paoific ocean and the bays of California. Tbe exhibit is endorsed by strong letters of recommendation from leadiug edncators. In order to avoid the jam and confusión that attends a free exhibit an admission fee of 10 cents is changed by the management.