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[[#4073]] [[Ans 8/25/24]] [[stamped]] AUG 14 1924 [[/stamped]] For prize contest. Our farm produces our living. We raise our meat and lard. Wheat and corn furnish our bread stuffs, sorghum and honey are our sweets. Burpee's catalogue was our inspiration in this. "[[underlined]] Burpee [[/underlined]]" means quality as well as quantity. Burpee's seeds have furnished us with delicious fresh vegetables from the earliest spring greens, to the Kleckley Sweets watermelon and celery for Thanksgiving Dinner, and the pumpkin pie for Christmas. Our shelves are filled with canned goods,-corn, tomatoes, beans, pickles, preserves. Our cellar is full of squash potatoes turnips and many other things. Our yard is gay and sweet with flowers. The seeds for all these good things may be obtained in one order from Burpee. Nor is this all. The work gives us stronger bodies. At night we enjoy refreshing sleep. We have good health as a result of good food. We have avoided a doctor's bill and decreased our grocery bill. We have more self respect for we are producers as well as consumers. Our experience has induced others to follow our plan to their own gain and satisfaction.
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