In Memoriam, John A. Guion, M.D., 1894, Page 10
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--long before the era of truck-farming
hereabouts,--that early cabbage, which many then said could not be made to
“head” in this latitude, could be profitably grown here, and the experience
of our truck-farmers of late years abundantly verifies the correctness of
At the last Fair of our Fish, Game and Oyster
Association, held in February, 1894, Dr. Guion was a frequent and an
interested attendant. Probably his last official act was, as chairman of
the judges, to award the prizes in the department of Archaeology at that
Fair; and in that capacity, as in every other, he left the pleasant impress
upon those with whom he was brought in contact, of his excellent judgment,
his great consideration and
unfailing courtesy. It was the privilege of the writer to be associated with
him there, and he little thought that so soon would pass peacefully to his
rest this warm friend, wise counsellor and honored citizen.
“He will move
onward to the eternal hills,
NEW BERN, N.C.
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