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LONDON CORRESPONDENCE.

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KIT'S COMPOTTMD ESSEKCX or LOTOSES, Adem ulcent expec torant, for Coughs 'Qolds. Sold everywhere, 91d., Is. U SCARCITY or VEGETABLES.—A correspondent, signing himself "A. D. writesasfollowstothe Garden Living in the midst of market gardens where hundreds of acres are devoted to the growth of vegetable pro- duce for the London market, I read with surprise the quotation given in your columns, from Truth, as to the assumed scarcity of market vegetables. Never, perhaps, was there greater abundance, and rarely have growers had to complain that winter crops sold so badly. All kinds of greens have been growing from the time they were, first put out until now without cheek, and much faster than they could possibly pro- fitably be got rid of. There can be no greater mistake than to assume that growers hold hack their produce to get an exorbitant price; so far from that being the case, they are only too glad to sell at a reasonable profit. In all directions acres of fine Savoy Cabbages are literally bursting from want of sale, and it may curiously be remarked that it is to be regretted that so much good food should be thus wasted but it is not the erower's fault. When prices are so low that it wi'l not pay to cut a crop and send it to niarket, it can hardly be expected that the grower should be so indifferent to his c wn interest as to lose by it. The great want is a more intimate connection between grower and consumer, not so many middle dealers, fewer profits, and quick returns. London is very daficient in the matter of vegetable markets. Instead of one there ought to be twenty, where the consumer may purchase of the grower retail, and get the vegetable produce of our gardens fresh and cheap. Growers would be delighted to get 2d. for a bunch of Turnips, or for heads ef Cabbages or Ooleworts that now cost 4<L As a rule, however, they get about ltd. out of that sum, and the rest goes into the pockets oi the dealers. Garden vegetables, when fresh and good. rank truly amongst the most healthy and valuable ot all forms of food. SEBIOTTS ACCIDENT.—A Berious accident has occurred at Hayle. The Bride steamer, which was moored against the quay, was having her cargo dis- charged by a crane fixed on the pier. Suddenly the wheel of the crane broke into pieces, which new all round. One of the men, named Chinn, was struck with such force that he died almost instantly. Two or three other men were also struck, but not [severely in Jured. A medical examination showed that Chinn's back was broken. He leaves a wife and seven chil- dren. BERLIN WOOLS and GERMAN NEEDLEWORK The above are imported direct by M. LEADER, 9, NEW INN-YARD, SHOBBDITCH, LONDON, E.G., from whoir price lists are sent, on application, of every descrip tion of fancy wools, canvu, filoselle, ic. »

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