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  • 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 ...
  • Cottrell, Mary Emeline
    Introduction: It is customary for students at the close of their course of study to estimate as nearly as possible the cost of their training. And he is considered careless indeed, who cannot tell where and how his time ...
  • Daly, Corinne Louise
    Introduction: In every age the whole world regards the rising of a genius with wonder, admiration and praise. His very presence brings to our minds this question. Why should this man rise above us when we have had the same ...
  • St. John, Lillian Alice
    Introduction: As looked at by one philosopher, Mr. Allen, life has no object any more than the sun has an object, or the revolution of the planets or the milky-way. That there is no why to it. We exist and naturally have ...
  • Creager, Phil Sheridan
    Introduction: The recent political upheaval in this state has done more to set the mind of the Kansan at worst considering his condition and surroundings than anything else save the danger of imminent destruction could ...
  • Worden, Edith
    Introduction: The woman of today who would make her home a model of all it should be in point of beauty, cleanliness, healthfulness, and opportunities for ever larger development, must be the mistress of many sciences. If ...
  • Ellis, Lucy
    Introduction: Pleasure does not consist in doing just what one likes or pleases, that is a mere determination of the will. But it is rather a kind of feeling which stimulates the will to action tending to sustain or produce ...
  • Wilson, Clare A.
    Introduction: Since wheat so nearly meets the requirements for a perfect food, it will doubtless hold its place for ages to come as in ages past, as the staple element of man’s diet. No other grain contains the elements ...
  • Potter, George Percival
    Introduction: One of the greatest problems confronting the American people of to-day is the food supply. In the United States we consume something like 14,000,000 tons of grain as human food and about 6,000,000 tons of ...
  • Tulloss, James Otis
    Introduction: Evolution of thought is as inevitable as is the evolution of plants, animals, or individuals. Only a few years ago, it was the idea of the colleges of the land, to teach Latin, Greek, French, German and the ...
  • Kimball, Ned
    Introduction: Writer, inventor, artist, sculptor, translator and politician, a man well schooled in many things, though absolutely perfect in none, a man of high character, of an even temper and of kind disposition; a man ...
  • Rader, Frederick Ellsworth
    Introduction: There was a time when wind and water were the only natural motive forces at man’s command. They are both forces of nature made subservient by man for industrial purposes. We may witness the destructive effects ...
  • Cotton, Charlotte Mabel
    Introduction: “Bright gems of Earth in which perchance we see what Eden was – what Paradise may be.” Without them life would not seem so bright to us, and to the true lover of nature they are as costly gems. They are found ...
  • Thompson, Sarah Pauline
    Introduction: Ever since the history of the world began it has been woman’s mission to make and keep the home, to prepare women for future home-keeping, to train men for battle and, later in the stage of civilization, for ...

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