This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
We warned our friends that unless they exerted themselves much more than we expected they would, the express companies would hold all the advantage they had gained, and the rates would not be lowered. Now, as we write, it looks as if they are to be increased - not only is the obnoxious one cent per oz. rate to be continued, - but for "over 1000 miles 2 cents."