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Nine million, 500 thousand pounds of tomatoes, each of which has of itself only a trifling odor, can in passing through the streets in one day fill a city with appetizing perfume. Chicago, as yet, hardly knows of this. Only one city in the world knows what it means to smell 9,500,000 lb. of tomatoes in one day. That city is Camden, N. J.

Last week the streets of Camden were filled with wagonloads of tomatoes. Wagon on wagon piled with red fruit filed in stately procession, all going...

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