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  • Mitchell, Robert Bertice
    Introduction: The subject of crop production is one of almost unlimited importance, we might even say, supremely so; for as the sage and historian tells us, a nations prosperity is inseparably linked with the prosperity ...
  • Clark, Roy H.
    Introduction: For many years after the introduction of the telephone the difficulties of working through underground wires seemed almost insurmountable. The electrostatic capacity of the underground wires of early days was ...
  • Smith, A.C.
    Introduction: In all countries it has been found a necessity to raise money for government expenses by means of a tax on imports. It is found that this indirect tax is by far the most practical method. The duties are ...
  • Dow, Helen Pearl
    Introduction: History is a record of past events the world’s diary in which has been written the rise and decay of nations. Of all mankind there is no tribe so barbarous but what has in some form recorded its history. ...
  • Cheney, James Hamilton
    Introduction: Since uranalysis has come to be a very important factor in the diagnosis of human diseases, it seems reasonable that it might be of some aid in veterinary practice. While it may not be practical for the ...
  • Secrest, Jacob Ulrich
    Introduction: Whenever they hear the word “bacteria” most people are apt to shudder with horror, and look upon them as the sworn enemy of the human race. We have a sort of a shrinking when anyone speaks of the number of ...
  • Martin, Henry Alba
    Introduction: The present power of man to combat fungus disease and insects injurious to fruits and fruit trees is great. All that is necessary is for the fruit grower to make himself acquainted with the authoritative ...
  • Webster, Edwin H.
    Introduction: The economic use of steam is of first importance to every user of the steam engine. It makes considerable difference in the profit and loss account if a plant is consuming a half or two thirds more coal than ...
  • Crump, Elsie Emeline
    Introduction: Whenever we think of the great advancement that has been made recently in the department of science – of the great steps that have been taken forward – of the many ideas once so prevalent that have been ...
  • Nixon, Ivan L.
    Introduction: The group of the order Hymenoptera considered in the present paper is known as the Anthophila ,a name signifying lover of flowers and indicative of their food habits. In order that they may procure their food ...
  • Doane, May
    Introduction: Ventilation is the changing of the air in a room by withdrawing the impure air and substituting pure air from the outside. Thorough ventilation is necessary. Though the air in a room does not differ from that ...
  • Cress, Fannie Jane
    Introduction: The question of ventilation although an old one, must be constantly bought to our minds or we grow careless and do not give it the attention it deserves. It is also a question, the principles of which are not ...
  • Bottomly, Helen Elizabeth
    Introduction: Of all flowers the violet is one of the most popular and widely grown, and is one of which some specie have been cultivated for centuries in Europe. The sweet violet, Piola odorata, is native to Europe and ...
  • James, Evan
    Introduction: The most prominent feature that arrests the attention of the student in history, in studying the rise and downfall of a country or countries, is their wars and and their effect on those countries. Those who ...
  • Peck, Archie Carpenter
    Introduction: Public water supplies for the smaller towns are gradually growing in favor. They are welcoming a common necessity and at the hand of the skillful engineers water is being placed at the doorway of all classes ...
  • Pfuetze, Carl Frederic
    Introduction: The problem of getting water for domestic use has been a question from the earliest times. The first source was probably a spring or creek and no great system was needed. Each person used his own reservoir ...
  • Morse, John Otis
    Introduction: At first thought, it may appear that our motto is more of a joke, than a real earnest expression of the ambitions of the class. Some think that it was adopted in fear; and we have even been accused of having ...
  • Ridenour, Jennie Florence
    Introduction: The earliest form of clothing used by man was leaves and coats of skin, and these rude garments form the basis for the textile fabrics of all future generations. They represent the two types of fibers used ...
  • Vinall, Henry N.
    Introduction: I. Location. The chief point in choosing a location for a nursery is to secure the proper soil, and in this matter it is well to remember that all classes of fruit trees do not require the same kind of soil. ...
  • Harner, Loyall S.
    Introduction: The importance of the farming industry can hardly be overestimated. Without it no other could exist. In just so far as the industry is important those engaged in it are of importance. Of course natural fruits ...

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