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Mr. Prince thinks this similar to Dayton's Superb, a white grape. Mr. Wilder: Mine lived the first winter, died the second.
Grapes added for cultivation under glass: Cannon Ball, Red Chasselas, Zinfindel, Black Damascus, Bowood Muscat, West's St Peters, White Nice.
Sept. 16. Committee on Synonyms and rejected fruits reported.
An intermediate report had been handed the President as usual. Mr. Field's paper, "On the Adaptation of Pears to Different Localities," which had been referred to this Committee, was examined by them and passed to the Committee on Publication. Mr. Hovey's report on foreign fruits was accepted and placed on file.
D. Redmond, Esq., of Ga., was invited to read a paper entitled " The Pomological Resources of the South." He said: The south is the home of the peach and fig; both of these fruits being produced in abundance and great excellence. The jujube and the olive are also grown. It was formerly believed impossible to grow winter apples in the south. We now have native southern varieties of winter apples equal, if not superior to any produced in the north, both In flavor and keeping qualities. All the early northern apples do well in the south. The winter and fall apples are worthless.
The Committee of Seven, appointed to report the expediency of making a list, general and special, of all fruits,'as suggested at the beginning of this Session, by Mr. Walker, of Mass., reported: that they did not think it proper to enter into this at present, but recommended it be done some future day. Accepted.
Mr. Judd moved the subject of small fruits be taken up; no person to speak but once, except for explanation, and to occupy but three minutes. Adopted.