New England Farmer, and Horticultural Register Volume 20

New England Farmer, and Horticultural Register Volume 20

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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. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...even manuring the land with them. Yes, I have known numbers who, at one time in their lives, lived upon picking of ones, and afterwards got afat living by bone picking (or otherwise, bone boiling.) The fact. is, ltlE)'Clh'.Ill2-of this description manage to erect a machine tenn ed a Mill, or Bone Smashes, wherein all bones, after going through the ceremony of soup making, and being well picked by man and dog, are gathered up and sold by the bushel to these bone smashers and boilers, who then pound and pulverizc them into small powder; after which they are transplanted into an enormous large kettle und boilcd until cvury particle of-fat. and marrow is extracted. It is then carefully skiunned into barrels or hogshcads, placed there for that piit-pose, until full; then headed tip and exported to some foreign market, asgenu-i1iafi_r.9t rule Russian (allow! The dregs are with avidity bought up by the farmers for manure, at an enormous profit! There 's the secret, Mr Editor, and no mistake. What think you? Have I not convinced yourself and readers, thatl have boned and lnanufuctiireil something out of what they supposed to be nothing? I guess I have. Have lnot also shown them that they may make better use of their bones at. home, than they can by sending them abroad? And have I notgiven them the idea, (that is, if they did not know it before, that they can as well erect bone pounders, make tnllow, and save the ashes fortlicir own land, as well as for their neighbors across the water? If I have convinced them on that head, and that they are satisfied, and will keep their bones at home, why, so is Your bum', ainew, and miracle friend, WM. GOODWIN. The Grape Vt'ne.--Five millions of acres are devoted to the more

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  • Paperback | 516 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 912g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236926161
  • 9781236926166