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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1897 : being the first after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 121st 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 1897 : 121st volume.

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Date Issued:
1897
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 1897 : being the first after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 121st 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 1897 : 121st volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Publisher: John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street
Place of Publication: Lancaster, Pa.
Physical Form: online resource
Extent: 36 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: Welcome to the New Year [poem] -- The trespass law -- Farmers' institutes instead of fairs -- The Earth's shadow -- Mars is the reigning planet this year -- Ignorance not a valid defense -- The Superior Court of Pennsylvania -- Worn off silver coins are passable -- The future of horses -- Roadside tree planting -- Tobacco consumption -- A little salt for fowls -- The utilization of wind as a motive force -- How to walk upstairs -- Information you may need [in cases of shock from electric wires] -- The cultivation of the sunflower -- Wide tires for wheeled vehicles -- Who owns the sidewalk -- What do your cows pay? -- The pension law -- The railway of life [poem] -- Indorsing a check -- A New Jersey law -- What it costs to administer this [United States] government -- The differences in days -- The farmer's Thanksgiving [poem] -- Clover hay for hogs and chickens -- A Christmas greeting [poem] -- Lightning and rubbers -- The selection of fertilizers -- Sheridan's victorious ride -- Might as well resign -- [Whiskey] no cure for poison -- A curious fertilizer -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1897000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F12
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1896]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1897
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1897000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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