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  • Midgley, Alfred K.
    Introduction: The cry for reform has always been the characteristic refrain of the lower classes of society. All people seem to have sufficient self-approbation to think that if things were as they should be their position ...
  • Davis, Edith Nellie
    Introduction: The word "condiment" is usually defined in etymological works as that which is used along with something else to preserve or pickle. It comes from the Latin noun condimentum which is derived from the Latin ...
  • Philips, Allen G.
    Introduction: At the present day one of the greatest problems confronting the old and especially the new breeder of poultry is the reason for the death of so many of our newly hatched chicks. In order for a breeder to ...
  • Wilson, Frederick W.
    Introduction: The legs of a horse are the natural supports and motors of the body. They are segmented and muscled in proportion to the work required of the particular breed to which the horse belongs. They are situated on ...
  • Snodgrass, Milton David
    Introduction: The conformation of an animal means not only the outward form, the manner in which the body is formed, the particular structure, texture, and the disposition of the parts which compose it; but, also its ...
  • Coe, William Arthur
    Introduction: Conservation of moisture is a subject that is attracting considerable attention of late in these Western states. Some enterprising farmers are learning that the moisture in the soil can be controlled to a ...
  • Adams, Harvey
    Inroduction: When the pendulum was first used to measure time the beats were counted by an attendant and time computed by that means. Someone then conceived the idea of a mechanism to record the beats and finally power in ...
  • Cunningham, Margaret Ruth; Hull, Flora May
    Introduction: The subject of the cookery of the cheaper cuts of meats is one which is probably very little thought of, and much less studied. One concludes that unless he can pay a good price and secure the popular or ...
  • Moore, Sarah
    Introduction: As the years succeed each other with never varying regularity, so men come upon the earth, take the place assigned them by fate or destiny and begin the struggle for life. ‘Tis a strife from the cradle to the ...
  • Cheney, James Hamilton
    Introduction: In the raising of corn too much importance cannot be laid upon the selection of seed. The question often arises with farmers as to whether to select from their own fields or from those of a neighbor or whether ...
  • Brady, Hope
    Introduction: It is said that the subject of dress is the one nearest woman’s heart, that she thinks only of dress; but is she not letting others think for her? Is it not the thoughts of others by which she is grinded in ...
  • Hildreth, W. R.
    Introduction: The great need of Kansas is more leguminous crops as cowpeas, soy beans, clover and alfalfa. The superior value of these crops lies principally in their ‘nitrogen gathering’ power. On their roots are found ...
  • Joss, Edward Clarence
    Introduction: Crime in some form or other has existed ever since the establishment of the human race. Primitive man, allowing his brutish instincts pull play and activated by the passion of revenge, sought out and punished ...
  • Patten, Ernest Byron
    Introduction: It is true that oxygen, carbon and hydrogen combine to form cellulose out of which the frame work of vegetation is built, and to form the starches, sugars and gums which make up by far the largest part of the ...
  • Sanderson, Alfred Hayes
    Introduction: By crop rotation is meant the systematic changing of crops in contrast with a haphazard method of changing them, or the continuous growing of one crop on the same land in other words a method is pursued whereby ...
  • Chitty, Joseph Griffith
    Introduction: The study of crop adaptation to the arid region is a Question that has been under much consideration by the student of agriculture for the past few years. The cry for more land for the oncoming generation is ...
  • Webb, Frank Cooper
    Introduction: The phenomenon of barrenness in orchards composed of a single variety has frequently been noticed. At the same time it has been observed that the same variety when grown in mixed orchards has fruited well. ...
  • O'Daniel, Anna Louella
    Introduction: "Aesthetic emotion has its origin in the perception of the beautiful." The beautiful really exists in nature, in art, in spiritual character and life. Even the pleasurable feeling with which we greet the ...
  • Holsinger, Clarence V.
    Introduction: To those who are contemplating the vocation of horticulture, the question arises, Will it pay to be a specialist in this state? This thought is probably inspired largely by the fact, that we have few cities ...
  • Cassell, Albert F.
    Introduction: In the early history of bacteria, Ostrn Passet and others made demonstrations showing the micrococci were present in pus of acute abscesses. This inference led some scientists to believe, that there can be ...

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