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  • Cowles, Ethel
    Introduction: The importance of abundant fruit and vegetables in the diet cannot be overestimated. The diet of the city dweller is more liable to be deficient in these than that of the farmer, because the question of cost ...
  • Failyer, Corinne
    Introduction: TRIBE I. DONACIINI. The members of this tribe are graceful, active insects. The prominent head is narrowed behind the eyes. The eyes are entire. The antennae are close together and on the front before the ...
  • Pottorf, Andrew J.
    Introduction: Of all the agents that geologically modify the surface of the earth, water is the most important. It exists in the three following well known forms: (1) as invisible vapor; (2) as water; and (3) as ice. By ...
  • Ames, Frank Weber
    Introduction: The subject of health, its preservation and its restoration, is one that in all civilized communities today demands the attention of many of our clearest and ablest thinkers. Investigating the causes, the ...
  • Pape, Charles Wesley
    Introduction: In the preparation of this little work the author has endeavored to set forth, in a clear and concise manner, his experiences and observations of the Geomys bursaries. As to its usefulness, the author sees ...
  • Dille, Mary Alberta
    Introduction: Among the great English novelists of the nineteenth century, who were moving forces in the great world of that time, George Eliot occupies a foremost place as representative of the realistic style of literature. ...
  • Fryhofer, Florence Eleanor
    Introduction: Far away in England, in one of these rural districts where the quiet roads are bordered with hedgerows, and stately elms cast their shadows; where busy were, well kept farms, the red brick school-house, and ...
  • Kimball, Stella Victoria
    Introduction: This is an age of novelists. Each kind of literature has had its period of greatest prominence. All through history poetry has been the first to reappear after a period in which the literature has been ...
  • Glaciers 
    Newell, Nora
    Introduction: Although not every one can observe the actions of glaciers in his immediate locality, for they exist only in elevated latitudes and on mountain sides, yet the subject is fascinating and our mountain travel ...
  • Glanders 
    Vincent, Samuel Robert
    Introduction: The disease known as glanders is a malignant infectious germ disease to which the genus Equus, the horse, the mule, and the ass is most susceptible. It is a specific disease of vegetable origin which is quite ...
  • Hallsted, Alanson L
    Introduction: A road has been defined as a public thoroughfare, or that on which one rides or travels; a road or avenue cut in a wood or through grounds to be used as a place of travel. The word is generally applied to ...
  • Rice, Arthur Daniel
    Introduction: The nineteenth century has been noted for two antagonistic tendencies; the one being toward greater freedom of individual action; the other toward vesting more power in government, consequently placing greater ...
  • Hawkinson, Clarence L.
    Introduction: At the time of the Declaration of Independence the United States of America consisted of thirteen small states, occupying a narrow strip of land along the Atlantic ocean; but it was not long before territories ...
  • Pickett, Luther B.
    Introduction: The date at which man commenced using the grape is unknown. The first authentic record of its use was made at a very ancient time, but the fruit was then extensively cultivated, being used in primitive wine ...
  • Wildin, George Washington
    Introduction: By graphical representation of “stress” and “work”, we mean representation of lives that is take for instance the different members or pieces which compose a bridge or roof truss. Knowing the total load in ...
  • Oakley, Russel Arthur
    Introduction: For years botanists have been trying to determine the cause of prairies or grasslands, and as a result many theories have been advanced which, taken collectively, explain the existence of such areas in a large ...
  • Piersol, Paul Du Chaillu
    Introduction: The real significance of Newton’s discovery of universal gravitation is fully appreciated by but few. To a certain degree, all men are acquainted with it, for it is the force which gives weight to a body or ...
  • Selby, Mabelle
    Introduction: What is Mythology? Webster defines it as “a system of fables—or a treatise upon fables—the collective body of traditions of any heathen nation respecting its gods and other fabulous, supernatural being.” These ...
  • Haffner, Hermann C.
    Introduction: While the various glass structures are generally distinguished according to their use, as Rose houses, Palm houses, Store houses, Graperies, etc., for our present purpose, it will be well to first consider ...
  • Milner, Paul Chambers
    Introduction: People have different ideas as to what are the essentials of success in life or even as to what success really is. The reason for this is principally, that they look at the end of life from different standpoints. ...

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