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The Trade In Canned Fruits

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- Tt is Biaieu mat z,4vu,uuu cans ot sweet coru have been put up in Maino the past seaBOQ. There have beea canned in New York city and viomity tliis year 1,440,000 cans of tonatoes, and 224,000 oaus of pioe apples. Tbo business of cauuiog peaches ia ulraost wholly done in J3altiittore, and the quantity put up the past season hav beeD enormous. In Burlinglon, New Jersey, tbere are tbree establisbmentg in whicb all kinds of fruit, rigetables, pickles, etc, are canned and liotiled, giving employment to over 500 persone, and about 1,000.000 cans and boules have been filled during the seaon. At Bridgeton, New Jersey, tbere re tbrea cauning; factorías, wbicb ezpect to reaoh 2,000,000 cans for the year. Notwithstanding these large figures, the domand for tlieso supplics more than keeps pnce with the increase of produo tion. The stock ol pine appks is said to be already exhausted, wbile the Btocks of peaches, tomatocs, and corn are mucli reduoed. During the heaviest oanniog season the demand lor ooke tin, for the manufacture of oans, was so groat that tho market price was materially affected thercby.


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Michigan Argus