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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1898 : being the second after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 122d 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 1898 : 73d volume.

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Date Issued:
1898
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 1898 : being the second after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 122d 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 1898 : 73d volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1898
Date Issued: 1898
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: New Year as peacemaker [poem] -- Irrigation becoming general -- Curry the farm horses -- The Sun -- Proper temperatue of baths -- The wild Canadian geese -- Treamtment for the grip [influenza] -- Fragrant rose jars -- Thining pears -- Live stock points -- White fowls -- Good garden soil -- Sunshire and health -- To keep a stewed kidney from being tough -- Silk from timber -- Brooms -- One way to retain moisture -- Unfermented grape juice -- Growing green crops -- Careless farmers -- Electricity in farming -- Filters -- Autumn planting -- Wine cream sauce -- The fortune teller -- A Thanksgiving hymn -- An easy way to keep warm -- A Christmas hymn -- Those colds -- The bull and bicycle in Mexico -- Storing vegetables in winter -- The best means of killing weeds -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1898000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F13
Note(s): Printed and sold by John Baer’s Sons, No. 15 North Queen street, east side, where German Almanacs may also be had, [1897]. Associated names: Clarkson, Edward (Engraver); Ibach, L. J. (Laurence J.); Ibach, William R.; John Baer's Sons,
Subject(s): Almanacs -- Pennsylvania -- 1898
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1898000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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