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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1889 : being the first after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 113th of American independence. Arranged after the system of the German calendars ... Carefully calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1889 : 64th volume.

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Date Issued:
1889
Summary:
This publication was intended to be both useful and entertaining. It dealt with science, weather predictions, agriculture, and horticulture, providing information and advice on agricultural and horticultural methods, as well as much practical advice for domestic problems-- recipes, household hints, health care and cures for ailments. Articles kept the reader abreast of the latest inventions and the most recent developments in the areas of mechanics, engineering, meteorology, chemistry, astronomy, cultivation of plants, agricultural and animal husbandry tips, and the economy of the farm.
Title: Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1889 : being the first after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 113th of American independence. Arranged after the system of the German calendars ... Carefully calculated for the meridian of Pennsylvania and the adjoining states.: Agricultural almanac for the year 1889 : 64th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1889
Date Issued: 1889
Publisher: John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street
Place of Publication: Lancaster, Pa.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 32 unnumbered pages
Physical Description: illustrations ; 22 cm
Language(s): English
Summary: This publication was intended to be both useful and entertaining. It dealt with science, weather predictions, agriculture, and horticulture, providing information and advice on agricultural and horticultural methods, as well as much practical advice for domestic problems-- recipes, household hints, health care and cures for ailments. Articles kept the reader abreast of the latest inventions and the most recent developments in the areas of mechanics, engineering, meteorology, chemistry, astronomy, cultivation of plants, agricultural and animal husbandry tips, and the economy of the farm.
Scope and content: The water-rights of farmers -- Trees along country roads -- Morning and evening stars -- What are shooting stars? -- Population of the United States -- How to apply insect poisons -- Pay for school holidays -- How to make wood stains -- Sunflower tea for whooping cough -- Treatment of poisonous bites -- Married woman's property rights -- Stabling the family cow -- A new use for sugar -- The "old moon in the new moon's arms" -- Treasury Department whitewash -- Medicinal qualities of onions -- California method of putting up fruit -- The harvest moon and why so called -- Be careful with your dog -- Domestic and foreign rates of postage -- Advantages of slate and metal roofing -- Thanksgiving [poem] -- December's come! [poem] -- Playing fool -- The carrier-pigeon postal service -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body, as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1889000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F6
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1888]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1889
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1889000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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