The People Vs Daniel Schrumpf

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 226 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 Excerpt: ... those that are duplicated in that report I recognize by the names which are given in my record book. A. Are there any which are duplicated in those two? A. No, sir; not any; yon will find some of my own duplicates in the Alexander Thompson dairy. Q. Do I understand you correctly that 13 cows were examined by him at Alexander Thompson's dairy, and 13 by you? A. Yes, sir; we were there together; I would pick out certain cows, and he would be off in another direction. Q. How largely does the milk of a cow ordinarily differ in specific gravity between morning and evening? A. That I am unable to say; I have made some observations, but I am unable to adduce results; I have made some readings and from these readings I am unable to deduce results. Q. There is a very considerable difference often, is there not? A. So it is stated. Q. Is it not so from your own knowledge? A. I tell you that I have seen such discordant results on that point, such a difference between morning milk and night milk on the one hand, and vice versa, that I am unable to say that there is any specific general difference. Q. In making a test of milk in this city, do you inquire first of dealers when using the lactometer whether it is morning's or evening's milk? A. I do not. Q. Is there not a considerable difference in gravity between the first half of the milk that comes, from the cow, and the last half? A. Yes, sir; so it is stated. Q. Is it not a fact? A. It is a fact. Q. Can you state about what difference that generally is or state within what limits it consists? A. I would not like to limit upon any such thing as that, the first and the second portion of milk; it would be impossible for me to give an answer to that question. Q. Would you say a difference of ten degrees? A. I would not m...

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