Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, New Jersey) 09 Apr 1914, Thu Page 4
MIDDLETOWN Middletown . farmers have been spreading hundreds of tons of lime on tlu:.' lands during the past week. They art using; the ground l.mestone at the rate of about 30 bushels per acre. John N. Hillyer is agent for the lime. . Crawford Walling has Just finished spraying his large fruit orchards with the lime-sulphur lime-sulphur lime-sulphur solution. All the other progressive fruit growers in this community have done the same. It is a noticeable fact that those who spray always gather SO per cent, more frui; than those who don't, and besides besides sprayed fruit, being larger and more perfect, always sells for a much higher price. , n George M. Hendrickson plans to set out a large vineyard on his farm on the Keyport turnpike occupied by Joseph Thorne, Jr. Mr. Hendrickson will set vlr.es of the Ives' Seedling variety. Edward Brasch will represent the Monmouth county farmer's exchange at the local depot again this season. During the last two weeks he has handled several carloads of northern-grown northern-grown northern-grown seed potatoes. D. Irwin Sut-phin Sut-phin Sut-phin will have charge of the local business of Smith and Holden. the New York produce commission firm, while Henry W. Stark will represent several firms. Benjamin W. Griggs has removed from Llncroft to the Charles H. Mor-ford Mor-ford Mor-ford farm on the King's highway, which he will manage the coming seaHon. Benjamin H. Hillyer will manage again this year the large truck and fruiv farm of his brother, the late Daniel D. Hillyer, for the latter's widow, Mrs. Matilda Hillyer.