The Cornell Countryman Volume 14

The Cornell Countryman Volume 14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...could he but enter into his work with the same individual scholastic enthusiasm with which a graduate student attacks his problem, and he urged that this attitude be cultivated and carried to the world without, where it is needed. Everyone who attended the banquet contributed something to its success. For one thing, everybody sang----not only Alma Mater and the Evening Song, but Honey, Honey, Bless My Soul, Sweet Evaline, and other such classics, between bites. And everybody contributed something to the spirit of the occasion, which was good. R. L., '18. On the afternoon of JanGame Club uary fifth, fifteen undergraduates met in the Poultry Building with Professor J. G. Needham of the Department of Entomology and members from the departments of poultry husbandry, zoology and forestry and the Cornell Game Club was organized. O. C. Krum, '17, was elected temporary president and chairman of the executive committee which is to takecharge of the work of preparing the exhibit planned for Farmers' Week. This exhibit is to be held in the laboratory of the Entomology Department on the third floor of Roberts Hall. It is the purpose of the club to make it such that it will appeal not only to the farmers of the state but to the city visitors as well. The chief appeal of the conservation movement which now includes the handling of all forms of plant and animal life useful to man, will be to the love of nature in some and to the instinct of the hunter and sportsman in others. The exhibit as planned will include mounted and live specimens of wild birds, fishes and animals. Fur-bearing animals indigenous to New York State will be shown. There will be models of houses, shelters, coops, vermin traps and other appliances used in the propagation of game...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236911113
  • 9781236911117