. Descriptive and illustrated catalogue. Nurseries (Horticulture) Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs; Nursery stock Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs; Fruit Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF SMALL FRUITS. 21 Mr. M. B. Bateham, Secretary of the Ohio State Horticultural Society, after a thorough examination of it, ami test on his own ground, says: "For beauty and excellence of fruit, combined with great productiveness, vigor and hardiness of plant, I know of no variety that equals it. The fine size, color, flavor, and firmness of the berries, must make the variety pre-

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. Descriptive and illustrated catalogue. Nurseries (Horticulture) Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs; Nursery stock Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs; Fruit Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF SMALL FRUITS. 21 Mr. M. B. Bateham, Secretary of the Ohio State Horticultural Society, after a thorough examination of it, ami test on his own ground, says: "For beauty and excellence of fruit, combined with great productiveness, vigor and hardiness of plant, I know of no variety that equals it. The fine size, color, flavor, and firmness of the berries, must make the variety pre-
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. Descriptive and illustrated catalogue. Nurseries (Horticulture) Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs; Nursery stock Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs; Fruit Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Catalogs. DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF SMALL FRUITS. 21 Mr. M. B. Bateham, Secretary of the Ohio State Horticultural Society, after a thorough examination of it, ami test on his own ground, says: "For beauty and excellence of fruit, combined with great productiveness, vigor and hardiness of plant, I know of no variety that equals it. The fine size, color, flavor, and firmness of the berries, must make the variety pre- eminent!.y VALUABLE as a market fruit, as well as for amateur use." Dr. John A. Warder, President of the Ohio State Horticultural Socie- ty, after an investigation with the ad interim (Joaasaittee of the Society, says; "The fruit is larpe, of good color and quality, and has borne transportation to Kreat distances. The canes, as seen in the neighborhood of-Cleveland, appear to have resisted the severity of the previous winter without shelter, and were hearing a full crop of fruit." Specimens of the fruit were sent in very hot weather from Cleveland to the Cincinnati Horticultural Society, and their Fruit Committee reported: "Wc find these berries to be more linn than any others we have seen. We would recommend them as the best flavored and most firm of any red raspberry that has been brought within our observation." Other specimens were sent from Cleveland to New York, Philadelphia, Rochester, and Dorchester, Mass., and reported to have reached their destination in good condition. At a very heavy expense we received nearly the entire stock of genuine plants, in the Spring and Fall of 1868. We have planted it largely on our grounds, and are entirely confident of heing aide to ship the fruit to great advantage, to NewYork, a distance of over four hundred miles. Fruit senton from Cleveland—200 miles—looked as fresh as if just picked from the plants.. H

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