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Agricultural almanac, for the year of our Lord 1899 : being the third after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 123d 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 1899 : 74th volume.

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Date Issued:
1899
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 1899 : being the third after leap year, and until the 4th of July, the 123d 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 1899 : 74th volume.
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Type of Resource: text
Genre: Almanac
Date Created: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
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: The cultivation of the chestnut. Description of an orchard -- The history of the constellations -- Freeze before forcing -- The year 1900 -- Toads -- The observance of Easter -- Potato philosophy -- The soy bean -- To exterminate moles -- Learning how to sleep -- Farm sanitation -- Fight for fruit. Kerosene emulsion and Bordeaux mixture. Insects and fungi -- Keeping cider sweet -- Economizing the manure -- The value of a reputation -- Tomatoes under glass -- Tree planting in waste places -- The poultry yard -- Green manuring -- The farm and happiness -- A devoted pigeon -- Rural telephones -- Psalm CXI -- The gift of love [poem] -- Christmas carol -- Battle hymn of the Republic -- The Klondike gold fields -- How to reduce bones -- Anecdotes -- Things worth knowing -- Anatomy of man's body as said to be governed by the twelve constellations.
Identifier: fauwa1899000000 (IID)
Physical Location: Florida Atlantic University Libraries' Marvin and Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection, Pamphlets: Almanacs B1F14
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 -- 1899
United States--Pennsylvania--Lancaster--Lancaster
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/fd/fauwa1899000000
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FAU

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