. The American florist : a weekly journal for the trade. Floriculture; Florists. igo8. The American Fl oris t. 397 St. Louis. STOCK PLENTIl'UL. The market the past week has been but a repetition of the previous one; all varieties of flowers were very plentiful and therefore sales had to be made at low prices. A change which was wel- comed by the wholesalers came Sunday and prices stiffened, caused, perhaps, from March 17 being St. Patrick's Day. This year, however, there will be no parade. banquet at the Planters hotel, dances and meeting of the Hibernian society will help to dispose of flow

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. The American florist : a weekly journal for the trade. Floriculture; Florists. igo8. The American Fl oris t. 397 St. Louis. STOCK PLENTIl'UL. The market the past week has been but a repetition of the previous one; all varieties of flowers were very plentiful and therefore sales had to be made at low prices. A change which was wel- comed by the wholesalers came Sunday and prices stiffened, caused, perhaps, from March 17 being St. Patrick's Day. This year, however, there will be no parade. banquet at the Planters hotel, dances and meeting of the Hibernian society will help to dispose of flow
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. The American florist : a weekly journal for the trade. Floriculture; Florists. igo8. The American Fl oris t. 397 St. Louis. STOCK PLENTIl'UL. The market the past week has been but a repetition of the previous one; all varieties of flowers were very plentiful and therefore sales had to be made at low prices. A change which was wel- comed by the wholesalers came Sunday and prices stiffened, caused, perhaps, from March 17 being St. Patrick's Day. This year, however, there will be no parade. \ banquet at the Planters hotel, dances and meeting of the Hibernian society will help to dispose of flowers. The death and injuries of several firemen will cause a demand for white and other flowers. Violets are getting daily smaller, and if warm w'eather continues will be a thing of the past in a few days. Several grow- ers stated that should hot weather con- tinue all flowers would be scarce at Easter, but this is always the old cry and when Easter arrives there is generally sufficient to go around. Callas, however, have been very plentiful, and good ones could be purchased at six to eight cents. tJreen carnations are now popular, there- by causing prices on white carnations to stiffen. Sweet peas are increasing in supply; a great many of the pink va- rieties arrive with short stems and are hard to dispose of. Some very fine Illy of the valley is now in. Southern jon- quils have arrived and sell at low prices. NOTES. The attendance at the recent flower show given by the Horticultural Society was good. A great deal of interest in the prizes offered by the society to amateurs is taking place. The competition will be great and the judges' lot a hard one. In the exhibit from Vaughan's Seed Store, Chicago, at the flower show last week. Baby Rambler roses less than two inches high but flowering freely were much admired. Shamrock in small pots was another feature. The Florists' Club held its monthly meeting March 12. Two vases of roses were shown by Fred Ammann of Ed- wardsville, III.

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