. Florists' review [microform]. Floriculture. .,, ? 1915., MILWAnKEE. The Market. Business during the last week has been good for this time of year. The Eastland disaster created an unusually heavy demand for all kinds of flowers; much stock was shipped to Chicago, and the market here was cleaned up well. There has been an exceptionally large quantity of funeral work lately, dis- posing of stock that would otherwise have been moved with difficulty. The market last week was the strongest that it has been for some time, and the week shows some fine sales. There are some fine roses on the mar- ke

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. Florists' review [microform]. Floriculture. .,, ? 1915., MILWAnKEE. The Market. Business during the last week has been good for this time of year. The Eastland disaster created an unusually heavy demand for all kinds of flowers; much stock was shipped to Chicago, and the market here was cleaned up well. There has been an exceptionally large quantity of funeral work lately, dis- posing of stock that would otherwise have been moved with difficulty. The market last week was the strongest that it has been for some time, and the week shows some fine sales. There are some fine roses on the mar- ke
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. Florists' review [microform]. Floriculture. .,, ? 1915., MILWAnKEE. The Market. Business during the last week has been good for this time of year. The Eastland disaster created an unusually heavy demand for all kinds of flowers; much stock was shipped to Chicago, and the market here was cleaned up well. There has been an exceptionally large quantity of funeral work lately, dis- posing of stock that would otherwise have been moved with difficulty. The market last week was the strongest that it has been for some time, and the week shows some fine sales. There are some fine roses on the mar- ket just now. Prices are rather low, but the supply is moving all the time. Carnations are plentiful again, but the quality shows clearly that they are on the decline. Sweet peas are plentiful, but, of course, are outdoor stock and do not hold up at all well for ship- ping. Eubrums and valley are plenti- ful. Asters are in and look well. Various Notes. Mrs. Bertrand H. Farr, wife of the peony specialist of Wyomissing, Pa., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Holton this week. Mrs. Farr, on leaving Mil- waukee, will go up to northern Wis- consin for a stay with friends there. Edward Stewart opened his retail store at 661 Third street, Saturday, July 31. Mr. Stewart formerly had the same location, but gave it up some time ago, when he took hold of several greenhouses at 838 Thirty-first street. He will operate both places in the fu- ture and is looking forward to a busy winter season. J. DilloflF, with Sehloss Bros., New York, stopped in Milwaukee Saturday, July 31, and Sunday, August 1. He was on his way east, having just come from St. Paul, with Chicago his next stop. W. C. Zimmermann, 430 Grand ave- nue, left Saturday, July 31, for the west. He expects to attend the S. A. F. convention, and will be away until about August 25. H. J. 8. Gordon, Wis.—Mrs. L. E. Meyer re- ports an exceptional quality of ferns, water lilies and greens. Arbutus, she says, suffered severely from the l

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