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  • Swingle, Dean Brett
    Introduction: The term “leaf spot” is one that is not easily defined, but in this work it shall be made to include all those parasitic fungi, belonging mostly, to the group Pyrenomycetes, whose conidial stage only is known ...
  • Loomis, George W.
    Introduction: In recent years beef production has become more of an art than ever before. Those who now feed on the old plan, of one-half bushel of corn and a little of any kind of roughage per steer daily, are generally ...
  • Bender, Louis Blaine; Davis, William DeOzro
    Introduction: The intelligent selection and proper use of incandescent lamps largely determine the volume and growth of the electric lighting industry. Nothing produces such radical improvement in the lighting service as, ...
  • Gilliford, William Thomas
    Introduction: German manufacturers are producing a lamp for which they claim a longer life with greater efficiency than the ordinary carbon lamp possesses. Only a few of these have been introduced into this country and ...
  • Wilder, Josephine Hannah
    Introduction: In every one there is a spirit which sees beneath the surface. In every one there is a touch of the artist and poet. To but a few, however, is given the power to put the ideal picture on canvas, or to make ...
  • Harner, James William
    Introduction: John Brown’s ancestors on his father’s side came over from England in the Mayflower. They were characterized by having large families, and living to be very old; some of them reaching one hundred years. On ...
  • Smith, Ernest P.
    Introduction: It may be a commonplace expression but it is a profound truth that we are living today in the midst of revolutions. The opening up of new fields of scientific truths, leading in their application to thousands ...
  • Correll, Maggie
    Introduction: In order to think of anyone of the factors of an education, as related to all others, we must have for a foundation a definite understanding of the end to be sought, and the benefit to be derived therefore. ...
  • Romick, Winnie Luella
    Introduction: Home: What pleasant thoughts are connected with this simple little word. It constitutes the circle within which we turn for comfort and solace after our daily labors or weary wanderings. It is the place we ...
  • Lambert, Clarence
    Introduction: The Department of Agriculture estimated that in 1905 the aggregate number of cattle, hogs and sheep in the United States amounted to 170,000,000, and in 1906 the total value of all live stock to be about four ...
  • Anderson, William
    Introduction: In making this study, it shall be our attempt to show what a true tax should contain, after which we shall treat the subject from a purely local standpoint, taking up the method of assessment in Kansas, and ...
  • Cain, Emma M.
    Introduction: What a world of knowledge we may gain upon looking around us. Many of the grand old elms are still standing which for centuries have spread their branches above our heads. Did you ever stop to listen to the ...
  • Thompson, Carl
    Introduction: The subject of, caring for the hogs, is perhaps one of the most important questions that confronts the farmer today. And yet the average farmer gives it but little thought. It has long been known that hog ...
  • Webb, William Allen
    Introduction: Having lived for a number of years upon a southern Kansas wheat farm and observed the steady decrease in the productive power of the land, the writer has been interested in investigating practical methods by ...
  • Jones Jr., Isaac
    Introduction: In reviewing the progress of our country for the past century we are struck by the wonderful changes that have taken place along all lives. We see steam taking the place of horse hooves to be in turn replaced ...
  • Amos, Edgar McCall
    Introduction: In writing on the subject of “Making a Newspaper” from a psychological view, it will not be necessary to dwell upon the mechanical work of the print shop or the kinds of presses and machinery required to run ...
  • Nichols, Schuyler
    Introduction: The materials necessary to the construction are – 1. A glass specimen or test tube about three-fourths inch in diameter and three inches long; 2. A piece of platinum wire about two or three inches long; 3. A ...
  • Cudney, Everet William
    Introduction: No other phase of modern farming, unless it be the ever pressing problem of how to keep up the fertility of the soil, is receiving the attention that is given to the problem of conserving the soil moisture. ...
  • Wilder, Adelaide Frances
    Introduction: The student of General History who glances back over the past finds names which stand out in prominence, representing a host of mighty leaders in every department of life, statesmen, warriors, reformers, ...
  • Burtner, Eva Maggy
    Introduction: As meat is one of the most common as well as the most necessary articles of diet and is used all over our land by rich and poor, its very essential from an economical as well as a hygienic point of view, that ...

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