As spring opens up the
leading conversation here is strawberry raising and everyone
is looking forward to the picking season and the opening of
our Jam factory again.
At one time it looked
as if we might loose the factory business here entirely, but
last year at a meeting of the shareholders, the president, Dr.
A. McInnes, and the secretary, F. W. Ross, informed those
present that in case the farmers of his neighborhood would
raise 75 acres of strawberries and raspberries combined, the
factory would run again in 1919.
The growers were
canvassed and acreage far exceeding the demand of contract was