An organization has been effected under the title of The Northern Illinois Horticultural Society, and the following gentlemen elected for the ensuing year:

President - Samuel Edwards, La Moille, Bureau Co.

Vice - Presidents - 1. Ira L. Bailey, Mt. Carroll Co. 2. A. R. Whitney, Franklin Grove, Lee Co. 3. Smiley Shepherd, Hennepin, Putnam Co. 4. Tyler McWhorter, Aledo, Mercer Co. 5. Edgar Sanders, Chicago, Cook Co. 6. Robert Douglas, Wau-kegan, Lake Co. 7. B. N. McKinstry, East Sumner, Kankakee Co. 8. Alexander Strachan, Rockford, Winnebago Co. 9. W. E. Luken, Sterling, Whiteside Co. 10. C. H. Rosenstiel, Freeport, Stephenson Co.

Cor. Sec. - D. Wilmot Scott, Galena, Jo Daviess Co.

Rec. Secs. - H. D. Emory, Chicago, Cook Co. D. E. Peck, Marengo, McHenry Co.

Treasurer - L. Woodward, Marengo.

Executive Committee - Samuel Edwards, ex officio. Ira L. Bailey, Mt. Carroll. E. H. Skinner, Marengo.

The Constitution of the State Horticultural Society, with slight amendments, was adopted.