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Fruit Prospects - Pomological Meeting

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At the August meeting, the fruit growers, with the exception of one-half dozen, did not appear to make arrangements,fortransportation. C. C. Clark presented a paper which representa that the fruit growers of Delaware and the easterr shore of Maryland had the experience and the carriers and conimission men the money that is in peaches. They finally got thiugs in a better shape bya systematic arrangement of trans' portationand sale throughafruit growers bureau. They expect to ship ten million baskets of peaches during this season . Some of the Aun Arbor peach growers expect a heavy erop like Sumner, Hiscock, Allen, Schenk, J . J. Parshall, etc., while W. F. Bird andothers none at all. E. Baur reports a heavy erop of pears. J. Ganzhorn exhibited the √ľnest specimens of the Waterloo peach. He thinks it is more freestone than the Alexander and excels in character. Donald Mclntvre exhibited a last years' apple of a beautiful shape and of a golden color. E. Baur exhibited the Dayenee D'ete pears fully ripe.the finest early pear and Dearborn Seedling a yellow greenish early pear Dot as good as the f ormer though larger, also this year's red raspberry shrub which all eujoyed. The two failures ot berry transportation by freight were discussed and the necessity ofan agent to accompany the Ann Arbor fruit car readily seen, but the majority of the fruit growers being absent nothing could be done in the matter.


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