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  • Westgate, J.M.
    Introduction: Since panics are diseases of our monetary or circulatory system to understand them we must first observe at least the general structure of the giant mechanisms by which the business of the entire civilized ...
  • Frey, Mamie C.
    Introduction: In general we may say that a parasite is an animal which lives at the expense of another, but this would not include many species which are commonly considered as parasites and which, while dependant upon a ...
  • Castle, Clara Francelia
    Introduction: Man early shared the love of greater gain, which generated oppression and bondage. The question of liberty has been the thought and highest interest of the nations. Much study has been put upon the beginnings ...
  • Habiger, Francis Joseph
    Introduction: This subject was chosen for reasons confronting us at the present time of which at the close of a war, when impulse and emotion are subsided, conscious consideration may better be attained. The steps that we ...
  • Swingle, Miriam Esther
    Introduction: As man advances, his mind growing stronger, the limit of his mental powers widen, he recognizes that there will come a time when comparatively little can be done unless his body is developed proportionally ...
  • Sweet, K. Elizabeth
    Introduction: The results of physical training are many. There is a direct relationship between the physical condition and intellectual capacity, the latter varying directly as the former. State Supt.A.B.Poland, of New ...
  • Pincomb, Mary Josephine
    Introduction: For the flourishing condition of our beloved state of Kansas we are greatly indebted to its earliest settlers, its pioneers. “Ad Aspera Per Aspera”, (“To the stars through difficulties”) has always been the ...
  • Paulsen, Nell
    Introduction: There are four things which must be considered in building a house, namely, special needs of the family, funds available for expenditures, location, and soil. The soil is divided into two classes, pervious ...
  • Thurston, Elbert Wren; Ferris, Arba C.
    Introduction: In telephone systems as in all other different branches of business, the materials to be used should be of the best. This is advantageous to all the persons connected with the management of the system. The ...
  • Porter, Harry E.
    Introduction: This contract covers the erection and completion of a Veterinary Science building for the Kansas State Agricultural College, at Manhattan, Kans. It includes the furnishing of all materials and labor necessary ...
  • Aumann, Albert Clay
    Introduction: We need only to take a short drive through the country to see our present system of making barn yards. Everywhere the tendency is to crowd everything into as small a space as possible, too often using the ...
  • Kirkwood, Nina H.
    Introduction: The term “landscape gardening” usually gives an impression of something large and expansive but in its true meaning it does include the decoration of the home lot. Everyone should at least understand the aim ...
  • Foster, Anna Helen; Streeter, Grace Elizabeth
    Introduction: It seems almost unnecessary in this age, to give any reason for putting Domestic Science in the schools and yet, even now there are few schools that have this work, in comparing with the number that do not ...
  • Dolby, Samuel
    Introduction: How grand to have the thoughts of others to read and wonder over when loneliness besets us on our way; how blessed to have the gift of speech; to think and talk and hear our loved ones talk, to know their ...
  • Ballard, Walter Raymond
    Introduction: The poison of insects is for the purpose of protecting them from their enemies and of securing food either for themselves or their larvae. The subject is important to us at present in its relation to the ...
  • Garver, James R.
    Introduction: Fossil forms of the genus Sus have been found as early as the middle of the Pliocene to the middle of the Miocene time. Our first traces of the real Pecarries come in the Oligocene and Eocene time. The groupe ...
  • Meyer, Frederick Hugo
    Introduction: We pass by the blooming plants of spring and summer, such as the plum crabapple, locust and spiraea and hear the never ceasing hum of the industrious bee, but we seldom think of their place in nature, and the ...
  • Pincomb, Charles Edwin
    Introduction: The machine used in this test was one built at the Kansas State Agricultural College mechanical Department, by the students under the direction of Prof. OP Hood in charge. It was built throughout of rough ...
  • Harvey, John Andrew
    Introduction: Our average rainfall in this part of the state for the past thirty years has been thirty inches per annum, an amount, which, if properly stored up until needed, would be sufficient to ensure us abundant crops. ...
  • Shelley, Wilson George
    Introduction: The increasing interest in plant-breeding is one of the most striking characteristics of modern agricultural conditions. Only a few years ago it was thought that almost any kind of seed would do to sow. Most ...

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