Barrel and Box and Packages Volume 19
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...now beginningmto think that the demand will exceed the num r. There were a good many complaints of twig blight earlier in the year, but at the present time aphoids and scab are showing up pretty strong in a good many orchards. Everywhere all the fall and winter varieties show a heavy set and the June drop was much lighter than in former years. At picking time there no doubt will be more inferior apples than are usually grown in this district, owing to the fact that there was not enough spraying done. The International Apple Shippers' Association met in Boston the first week in August. Apple men came from all parts of the country to discuss the situation. Their ideas were along very conservative lines, so far as the deal this year is concerned. There was a large attendance of storage men as well as the usual big crowd of dealers and shippers. Storage men were especially concerned in the situation. Many claimed the banks are shutting down on loans and making the outlook unsettled as regards applc storage this year. R. H. Pennington of Evansville, Ind., was reelected prcsident of the association for the coming year. Chicago was chosen as the place of the next meeting. Committees were appointed to take charge of the details of the association work. The membership of these committees are as follows: Auditing: C. J. Blankford, Henry J. Perkins, V. R. Culbertson. Good of the Association: D. S. Beckwith, chairnran; Chas. Sugarmsn, C. H. Weaver, F. H. Simpson E. S. Armstrong., Ifesolutions: 0. H. Williams, 'r. o. Melton, c. M. Simons, J. M. Scott, D. S. Fisk, E. N. Loomis, Kerr, Trimble, Gamble, Cristelen. There was a lengthy discussion of markets for apples and methods of transportation. CHICAGO COOPERAGE MARKET. HOW WOULD YOU FEEL IF YOUR...
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