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Acre, wonders of an, 22.
Agriculture, application of science, 15-24; effect of invention, 17-lS; improve-
Canhani, I. W., The little brown seed In the furrow, 23.
Bread making, history, 9-10, 12.
Brooks, Eugene C, History of cotton, 51-52; History of maize. 4n-4!>; Man and
nature, 7; The mysteries of mother earth. 15.
Burbank, Luther, and development of plants, 30-31; on children, 32.
Burroughs, John, quotation from, 69.
Canning clubs, work, 27.
Carlyle, Thomas, The sower's song, 13.
Carthage, wars with Kome, 8.
Caweln, Madison, Nature's song. 62.
Chorley, H. F., The oak, 62.
Columbia College, early provisions for agricultural education. 20.
Connecticut, early provision for agricultural education. 20.
Cooking, ancient knowledge, 9.
"Corn," definition of term. 45.
Corn clubs, work, 27.
Corn-planter, invention, 19.
Cotton, history, 51-53: gin. invention, 18-19.
Country boy's creed, 6.
Cow, value of. 41-42.
Cralk, D. M., Green things growing, 23.
Cultivator, two-horse, use of, 19.
Deere, John, Invention of steel plow, 19.
Department of Agriculture, foundation, 33.
Dickson, David, inventor of "Dickson sweep," etc., 36.
Domestic animals, discussion, 30-44.
Farmers, and preventive medical treatment of plants, 10-17; cooperation amoug.
Farmers' Alliance, organization, 21-22.
Farmers' Alliance and Cooperative Union of America, organization, 22.
Farmers' Union, organization, 22.
Field, Eugene, The bill of fare, 51.
Food, man's struggle for, 7-14.
Food plants, development, 16.
Food, struggle for, 8-9.
Forest fires, estimated loss by, 54.
Forests, study, 54-62.
Foss, S. W., The house by the wnyslde, 37.
Franklin, Benjamin, and study of the soil, 20.
General Education Board and improvements in agriculture, 27.
Grady, H. W., on cotton, 53.
Grangers, The, organization, 21.
Greece, skill of bakers, 11.
Greeks, colonization, 8. «
Greeley, Horace, and agricultural education, 34.
Grover, E. O., The country boy's creed, 0.
Harvester, work of, 18.
Hayne, P. H., In the wheat field, 47.
Holmes, O. W., The plowman, 12.
Hunting, G. F., Help one another.
Hussey, Obed, Invention of reaper, 19.
Indian corn. See Maize.
Indians, wars with, 8.
Insect pests, ravages, 16-17.
Inventors, American, work for the farmer, 18-19.
Jackson, H. H., When all wild things lie down to sleep, 61-62.
Jefferson, Thomas, and study of the soil, 20; improvements in plow. lit.
Jeffries, Richard, quotation from, 69.
Jews, captivity in Egypt, 8; early knowledge of bread making, 11.
Joseph. Interpretation of Pharaoh's dream, 11.
Kelley, O. H., and National Grange, 21, 34.
Knapp, S. A., and improvements In agriculture, 20-29.
Krout, M. H., Little brown hands, 38.
Land-grant act (Morrill), 21, 32.
Landscape gardening, 50-57.
McCormick, Cyrus, invention of reaper, 19.
Maine, establishment of first practical school of agriculture. 20.
Man and nature, result of working in harmony, 7.
Mann. F. I., The farmer's creed, GO.
Manning, William, invention of mowing machine. 19.
Maryland, agricultural education, 20.
Mendel, Gregor, and the science of eugenics. 35.
Michigan, and agricultural education. 20.
Morrill. J. S., and the land-grant act, .32.
Morrill land-grant act, 21.
Morris, G. P., Woodman, spare that tree, 59-60.
Pennsylvania, agricultural education, 20.
Plow, "Dickson sweep," 36; improvements made by Thomas Jefferson, 19; in-
Poems of nature, 12-14, 23-24, 36-38, 42-43, 47, 50-51, 58-6».
Riley, J. W., A masque of the seasons, 66-67.
Romans, wars with Carthagenians, 8.
Rome, association of bakers, 11.
Rural public schools, agricultural education, 21.
Seeds, mystery of growth, 15.
Sheaf-binder, invention, 19.
Sicily, grain fields, 8.
Smith, S. F., My country, 'tis of thee, 63.
Stevenson, R. L., quotation from, 69.
Swift, Dean, quotation from, 68.
Tennyson, Alfred, verse on planting, 13.
Thackeray, W. M., quotation from, 69.
Thanksgiving, hymn, 50.
Trees, suggestions for planting, 57.
Van Dyke, Henry, The footpath to peace, 6.
Vegetables, ancient use, 10.
Venable, W. H., Forest song, 58-59.
Washington, George, and improvements in agriculture, 25-26; and study of the soil, 20.
Whitney, Ell, invention of cotton gin, 18.
Wilson, James, Significant things every schoolboy should know, 33-34.
Wilson, James, work for agriculture, 33.
Walker, A. L., Work, for the night is coming, 64.
War, and economic pressure, 7-8.
Wheat, origin and distribution, 45-46; value, 47.
Woodworth, Samuel, The old oaken bucket, 63-64.
Wordsworth, William, After the rain, 14.