This section is from "The Horticulturist, And Journal Of Rural Art And Rural Taste", by P. Barry, A. J. Downing, J. Jay Smith, Peter B. Mead, F. W. Woodward, Henry T. Williams. Also available from Amazon: Horticulturist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste.
This Society is organized as the Horticultural Society Of St. Paul and vicinity. Art. 2. The officers shall be a President, two Vice-Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, and an Executive Committee of five. Art. 3. Regular meetings shall be held on the second Saturday in every month. Art. 4. The Annual meeting shall be held on the second Saturday of February. Art. 5. The payment of an admission fee of one dollar shall constitute a membership.
Officers were elected as follows: Alex. Buchanan, President; J. S. Prince, 1st Vice-President; C. H. Schurmeier, 2d Vice-President; Geo. Scatton, Secretary; J. W. M'Clung, Treasurer; L. M. Ford, H. L. Moss, T. M. Smith, M. D. Clark, S. Hewson, Executive Committee.
The Committee on the Constitution were instructed to report any alterations to the Constitution they may deem necessary.
The subject of " Strawberries" was selected for discussion at the next meeting.
Adjourned to the second Saturday in March, at the County Auditor's office.
S. Hewson, Secretary.
The thing that you want, Mr. McKnight, is the Spergula pilifera. You can get the seed of Bridgeman or Thorbnrn, New York, and probably others. Sow it lightly in shallow pots or boxes, under glass. In our next you shall have the rest of the information you ask for.