Sacramento Valley and Foothill Counties of California: An Illustrated Description of All the Counties Embraced in this Richly Productive Geographical Subdivision of the Golden State
Emmett Phillips, John Howard Miller
Published under direction of Sacramento Valley Expositions Commission, 1915 - Delta Region (Calif.) - 95 pages
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Page 7 - ... of the plow. The advantage that California has in climate where growth and production go on without pause is seen when the farmer finds his vines and trees, fields and truck-patch- producing something for the market every month in the year. What effect does the climate have on the cost of living? Where the pastures yield natural forage, green or dry, every day; where the water never freezes; where vegetable growth goes on forever, and the storage of vegetables for winter use is never necessary,...
Page 96 - Some idea of its importance may be gathered from the fact, that the Salisbury Journal was first published in 1730, about seventy years before any other newspaper in the three counties.
Page 43 - For various reasons the development of the sisal industry in the Hawaiian Islands has not come up to expectations. This has been due, in a large measure, to the fact that the sugar and pineapple industries have absorbed the greater part of the capital and labor available. Two or three sisal plantations are now being operated in the Hawaiian Islands and are producing an exceptionally high grade of fiber. Comparatively...
Page 7 - ... of living? Where the pastures yield natural forage, green or dry, every day; where the water never freezes; where vegetable growth goes on forever, and the storage of vegetables for winter use is never necessary, because they are growing and fresh daily, it is natural that the cost of living should be less than where the summer and fall are spent in hard labor to store food and fuel against the long winter that suspends production. Beef and mutton from the ranges; fish from the waters; fruits...
Page 87 - ... good, and that their teachers' hearts as well as their minds are engaged in their service. The result of the combination we have hinted at must be seen to be appreciated; and once seen will never be forgotten. WH KNEELAND, FC YEOMANS, JAMES SALLEE, Visiting committee.
Page 91 - ... culture and means of its people ; some are large and elegant with spacious and highly improved grounds, and others are small, neat and homelike. It has two daily newspapers which have been in the past and are now, in this era of promotion, among the greatest factors in the development of Yolo. Winters, twenty miles southwest of Woodland, is the second largest town in the county. It dates its municipal existence from 1875.
Page 5 - Current, that ever comes up from the southwest to lave its* shores. It is this' warm current that gives California its temperature and equable climate.
Page 93 - ... industry which promises to become one of the most important in the county, as it is one of the most profitable.