--In Paris the annual ceremony is performed of crowing the largest pumpkin offered for sale at the markets, and carrying it through the streets attended by a procession.
This your the successful candidate for royal honors weighed 242½ pounds, and measured 10 feet 4 inches in circumference.
The Daily Dispatch: December 6, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. December 6, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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