Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture

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Page 48 - rural post road" shall be construed to mean any public road over which the United States mails now are or may hereafter be transported...
Page 2 - STAT., 612.] [AN ACT Providing for the public printing and binding and the distribution of public documents...
Page 291 - What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children. Any other ideal for our schools is narrow and unlovely ; acted upon, it destroys our democracy.
Page 497 - College instruction in agriculture is given in the colleges and universities receiving the benefits of the acts of Congress of July 2, 1862, August 30, 1890, and March 4, 1907, which are now in operation in all the States and Territories, except Alaska. The total number of these institutions is 67, of which 65 maintain courses of instruction in agriculture.
Page 95 - It is a branch of the Bureau of Markets of the United States Department of Agriculture established in a large city primarily for the purpose of collecting and distributing market news.
Page 207 - That in order to aid in diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects relating to agriculture and home economics, and to encourage the application of the same...
Page 480 - ... of a worn flat file or a similar bluntedged tool. In this way an inner layer is removed, and the skins become nearly white in color. They are then stretched, rubbed, and twisted until quite dry. Fresh butter or other animal fat worked into skins while they are warm and then worked out again next day in dry hardwood sawdust or extracted by a hasty bath in gasoline increases their softness.
Page 574 - Jan. 1 Feb. 1 Mar. 1 Apr. 1 May 1 June 1 July 1 Aug. 1 Sept. 1 Oct. 1 Nov. 1 Dec. 1 Probable date of birth.
Page 50 - State as ascertained by the commission hereinafter provided for, nor less than 2 per cent nor more than 4 per cent of the total...
Page 679 - FiKurcs for 1900-1909. inclusive, weie taken from the Monthly Summary of Commerce and Finance of the United States; 1910 and subsequently from official reports of the stockyards in the cities mentioned. The receipts of calves (not included in " Cattle") at the stockyards of Chicago, Kansas City St. Joseph, St.

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