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The display of Apples, on the present occasion, has probably never been surpassed at any previous meeting of the Society at this season of the year.
The first premium for display of Apples, was awarded to Joshua Embree, who exhibited twenty-nine varieties. The second premium for ditto, was awarded to Lewis P. Hoopes, who deposited eight varieties.
Amos H. Darlington also exhibited a beautiful display.
An election for officers, to serve the ensuing year, was held, and the following were duly elected, viz: President - Jonathan C. Baldwin. Vice-Presidents - Pierce Hoopes and J. H. Bull, Esq. Rec. Sec'y - Josiah Hoopes. Cor. Sec'y - Joseph P. Wilson, Esq. Treasurer - John Marshall. Josiah Hoopes, Sec'y.