Reports and Awards ..., Volumes 20-25

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Page 1 - States is well adapted to wool-growing, and wool is destined in the near future to become one of the leading staples of export. • The question, then, as to which is the best sheep for general purposes in our country, assumes an importance of large proportions. In awarding this position to the " American Merino" we think that we are fully borne out by the following facts and conclusions : First.
Page 39 - ... 207. LJ Clute, Manchester, Iowa, US POTATOES. Report. — His cereals and roots, in the Iowa collective exhibit, are well grown ; a collection of twenty-five varieties of potatoes especially meritorious. 208. State of Iowa, US POTATOES AND FARM PRODUCTS. Report. — They make a collection of cereals, grasses, and roots, exhibiting the ability of the State to produce these articles in the highest condition. 209. Iowa State Horticultural Society, Iowa, US WAX MODELS OF FRUIT. Report. — Three...
Page 18 - Montreal Beauty" crab-apples. 27. Polk County, Iowa, US ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE VARIETIES OF APPLES. Report. — Commended for the very large number of valuable varieties, and for the very superior manner in which they were grown; also for great care and correctness in the naming. 28. PM Augur, Middlefield, Conn., US FIFTY-TWO VARIETIES OF APPLES. Report. — A large and creditable exhibit, including a local fruit named " Coil's Greening," worthy of trial as a well-flavored long keeper.
Page 63 - Slate. 4. Mrs. MA Maxwell, Boulder, Colorado, US COLLECTIVE EXHIBIT. Report. — Commended for a very large and exceedingly interesting collection of wild animals and birds of the Rocky Mountain region, some of which were taken by her own gun, and also of the young, the eggs, and the nests, evincing remarkable skill as -a taxidermist, and an intimate knowledge of their life and habits, as seen in the pose and grouping of the specimens exhibited ; also for a large and valuable collection of minerals,...

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