Salt Lake City

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Star printing office, 1889 - Industries - 79 pages
 

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Page 71 - With that exaggeration which is incident to everything new, the first promoters of this system gave it out as a panacea "for all the ills that flesh is heir to.
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Page 53 - ... snow-white gulls was calmly floating ; while the green and gently sloping shores, covered with a luxuriant growth of rich and waving grass, contrasted strongly in our minds with the dreary and desolate waste of sand over which we had been roaming for the last month. Several little mocking-birds were singing gayly on the shore, and the shrill, cheerful whistle of the curlew resounded along the beach. Four graceful antelopes were quietly grazing on the grassy slope, while the cry of the wild duck,...
Page 37 - ... AND FORAGE PLANTS. Twenty-six grasses have been grown, both with and without irrigation. Though this work is incomplete, and should extend throughout a number of years, some results are being secured as the work progresses. Of the total number, Brome Grass has proved to be the most drouth resistant; it is the first to start in the spring and the last to remain green during the season of drouth, quickly recuperating again in the autumn. It has produced one and one half tons of hay per acre where...

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