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VOL. XXXIV. No. 4. KENT and SEATTLE WASH., AUGUST 15, 1913.
The above picture shows the berry field belonging to M. R. Kennedy of Kent. This berry
field lies directly on the banks of the White river and contains in all eight acres. However the
particular field shown contains one acre and is without doubt the finest acre of Cuthbert rasp
berries ever grown in the White River Valley, probably as productive an acre as ever grown in
the world. Mr. Kennedy has already picked more than 600 crates and is still picking. This
picture shows Mr. Kennedy, his wife and daughter, who are busy supervising the harvesting of
the big crop.
The berry crop this year in the White River Valley has been exceptionally heavy. The
only disappointment being the loganberries, which in many fields were frozen in an April cold
snap, this crop will be nearly an average one in spite of the losses in so many fields. Berry
growing has been greatly expanded in this vicinity during the past two years and about 2500
crates a month have been shipped during the past 60 days. These all go to the Association at
FIELD OF CUTHBERT RASPBERRIES
50c Per Year; 5c the Copy
—PHOTO BY CLARK, KENT.