Transactions Of The American Horticultural Society

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Volume: 5
Original Publisher: Carlon and Hollenbeck.
Publication date: 1888
Subjects: Fruit-culture; Gardening; Gardening / General; Gardening / Fruit; Gardening / Garden Design; Gardening / Reference; Gardening / Regional / General; Gardening / Techniques; History / General

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  • ISBN-13: 9781103437207
  • Publisher: BiblioBazaar
  • Publication date: 2/11/2009
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.69 (d)

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The remainder of the evening was spent in viewing the exhibition and in social enjoyment and greetings. Second DayWednesday. Forenoon Session, January 25,1888. At 9 o'clock A. M. President Earle called the Society to order. Elder Rnnion, pastor of the Baptist Tabernacle, being called upon, offered an invocation. [note. The President's address and the discussions thereon, which, for cause, are published earlier in this volume, occupied a large portion of the forenoon session.Secretary.] Mr. Ohmer, of Ohio, being called upon, read his paper as follows : EDUCATIONAL INFLUENCE OF LOCAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES. BY N. OHMER, OF OHIO. Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen: I feel somewhat embarrassed to appear before an audience, as this, composed of representative men and women, experts in the arts and sciences of horticulture, and representing all parts of this great nation. However, being a loyal citizen, one that always obeys orders as well as he can, will make the effort to respond to our worthy Secretary Ragan's request to prepare a paper to be read at this meeting on a subject that is no doubt well known to many of you, namely, " The Educational Influence for Good of Local Horticultural Societies." I do not know how to do so better than by giving you the history of the one of which I have been a member from its first organization in 1866, being now in its twenty-second year, namely, the Montgomery County (Ohio) Horticultural Society. In December, 1866, a half dozen gentlemen met together and talked up the advisability of organizing a horticultural society. They adjourned to meet in January following, when about a dozen gentlemen met and perfected an organization. With theassistance of a friendly press, the object of our organization was pretty w...
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