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The Chicory Company

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The flrst election of tbe Aun Arbor OhiGory Co. was held yesterday afterMooii. The directors cboseu'were Johu Heinzruaiin, Jacob Lanbengayer, V. J. Booth, Thomas D. Kearney, Johu Walz, jr. . aud J. F. Lawreuce. The board of directors theu organized by electing Joh Heinzrnann, presideut; J. F. Lawrence, vice presideut: W. J. Bouth, secretary aud treasnrer Tho company propose pushiug their business and doiug not only a good thing for themselves but for Anu Arbor and the vicinity in creating a market for a new product. President Henimanu has sent a calegratn to Belgium orderiug sufficient of tbe bist quality of chicory seeci sufficieut to sow 30 acres. The chicory rootíí are proteoted by a dnty of 40 cents a pound, has practicaily ent off all iniportatious froru Europe. The farmers that make coutracts are taking very little risk, as the cornpany agrees to pay them $6 a ton for their erop. Tbey therefore have their market secnred before the erop is planted.