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The O.A.C. Review (Ontario Agricultural College)

For 72 years, from 1889-1961, this magazine was published annually by and for students of the Ontario Agricultural College. It provides a rich source of historical information about the department and its alumni as well as the social and agricultural history of Ontario. Regular columns from the Ontario Agricultural College and the MacDonald Institute for Women provide ongoing commentary on student life, detailing the academic, athletic and social events of each year. Feature articles address the...



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This issue starts the new school year with articles on politics, farming in South Africa, the benefits of a National Association of Dairy Instructors, and how the automobile is a fad and horse breeding has a future. The Horticulture column contains observations on the fruit industry in the Lake Huron District, and methods of fruit culture in the western provinces. The Experimental column addresses the profitability of shipping tomatoes to Great Britain. Campus news highlights the freshmen...
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This summer issue contains two short stories by Ellis Parker Butler and Edwin Lefevre. Agricultural articles pertain to the nitrogen enrichment of soil, labour issues for fruit farmers, and a history of seed testing by the Dominion Seed Commissioner. Literary articles feature the literature of nature, and sporting in Shakespeare. Other articles include a reminiscence of May Day in Venice and an article on women's life on the farm. Campus news reports the graduation results, graduate employment...
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The editorial in this issue renews the debate over whether the O. A. C. Review should be a weekly of monthly publication. A student contributed an article on Jamaican agriculture. While an alumnae writes of work in the home service department with the Consumer's Gas Company. The winners of the various scholarships and awards are announced in this issue. Campus news reports on the Remembrance Day Service at War Memorial Hall, the oldest apple tree in North America, and items on livestock...
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Three articles in this issue focus on Northern Ontario and address agricultural co-operation, farming opportunities, and how trapping is evolving into fur farming. Other agricultural articles address environmental influences on fruit trees, a book review of "Canadian Dairying", the production of seed grain, hatchability of eggs for a healthy flock, how rural living contributes to a wholesome life, and concern for farming with the increase in urbanization. The Macdonald column reports...
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The highlight of this issue are the examination results for the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute students. This issue includes an update of political changes in the Province. The agricultural articles pertain to the annual meeting of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the Boultflour method of feeding dairy cattle, and a book review regarding the Coconut Moth in Fiji authored by an alumnus. Other agricultural articles address government regulations for egg grading, the development...
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This issue begins with an address given by President Reynolds at the University of Toronto. A Macdonald student presents her perspective on employment as a dietitian. Agricultural articles pertain to poultry production in New York State, livestock judging at the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair, and the short course in farm power. The serialized wartime story titled "Apres la Guerre" is continued in this issue. Campus news reports on the athletic activities, stock judging trips,...
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This issue's articles report on cocoa production in Grenada, working for the Ontario Department of Agriculture and Education as a District Representative, an O. A. C. trip to Ontario County, and the success at the Chicago International. The Experimental articles pertain to tobacco culture in Ontario and the need for plant pathologists for alfalfa. The Horticulture article reviews the exhibits at the Ontario Horticultural Exhibition in Toronto. The Poultry column reports on the poultry exhibits...
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This issue begins with an article on the contributions of the O. A. C. Deans of Residence. Articles on experimental research address propagating potatoes in Ontario and new methods in ice cream technology. Horticultural articles pertain to propagating apples and the discipline of studying horticulture. Other articles provide an account of the Agricultural Enquiry Committee, the need for registration of beekeepers, and the effects of foot and mouth disease. One alumnus writes of his experience...
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This issue's articles include the value of bees and potential for a honey industry in Ontario, the game of chess, the value of milking machines to the farmer, the profitability of sheep, and experimental research with tobacco. The horticultural articles pertain to the fruit industry and address thinning fruit, and the need for co-operation amongst farmers. The poultry column has articles about breed types, and specializing in poultry production. Campus news reports the results of the oratorical...
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Highlighted in this issue is the success of College Royal. Provided are details of each exhibit category and listings of the judging results. S. H. Culp is profiled in the continuing column on successful O. A. C. graduates. As a student, John Kenneth Galbraith contributed an article on the economic depression and the agricultural student. Outlined in an article is the latest research conducted by the Extension Education Department, Macdonald Institute, and Trent Institute. Also provided are...
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The theme of the final issue of the school year is on agriculture of the newly created provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. Campus news has the final examination results. The Macdonald Institute article features nature study notes on wild ginger. Alumni news is available in the Our Old Boys in the West column and highlights alumni in Western Canada.
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This expanded Christmas issue contains articles on the farming heritage in Christmas celebrations, a travel log of a Roman holiday, the Christmas spirit in the writings of Dickens, and the Conservation Movement in agriculture. The Experimental Union article addresses creating varieties of wheat with high gluten content. The Horticulture column features an article by E. D. Smith reporting on Niagara district fruit and an outlook for fruit growers for 1912. The Poultry column contains reviews of...
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This issue begins with an editorial regarding the success of the Short Course. The Short Course provides men and women the opportunity to visit the College and investigate if they are interested in attending the College full-time. Agricultural articles pertain to the agricultural potential of Northern Ontario, Dr. Christie's address at Purdue University, Australian agriculture, and wages for English farm workers. Campus news reports the Christmas examination results, the results of the student...
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This issue's focus is on the Short Courses offered by the O. A. C. in the agricultural topics of stock and seed judging, poultry, and fruit growing. Agricultural articles pertain to trade protection, agricultural economics of the dairy industry, and the improvement of cereal grains through hybridization. The focus of the Horticultural article is the co-operative movement in Ontario. Campus articles report the visit of Ontario legislators to the O. A. C. and the events of the Union Literary...
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Journalist, Arthur Hawkesメ contribution to this issue is a second article on the farmer as warrior and statesman. Agricultural articles pertain to the use of electricity to enhance crops, instructions for creating a fungicide for potatoes, crossbreeding cattle with bison, and a summary of the tractor short course at the college. Other articles address the novels of Thomas Hardy, a description of a meatpacking house, and a reminiscence of building a log barn. The serialized wartime story...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to increasing soil fertility with the use of lime, cultivating cover crops on orchard soil, the Ontario egg trade, and the profitability of fur farming. Another article provides some observations of Canadian Clydesdales at the International Stock Show in Chicago. Printed in this issue are two shorts stories by Charles G. D. Roberts and Justus Miller. The Macdonald column contains an article, with photographs, of the Homemakers' Clubs of Saskatchewan,...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains a Christmas address from the Ontario Minister of Agriculture, and Christmas themed articles on Christmas customs and the meaning of Christmas. There are two short stories about Christmas. Agricultural articles pertain to bovine tuberculosis, fruit inspection, the investment in an agricultural education, the Short Courses offered at the O. A. C., well drilling, the fruit industry in Lambton County, and a demonstration in field drainage ditching. Poultry...
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The highlight of the issue are the reprinted 1897 articles on college preparation and homesickness and an article on the inception of the O. A. C. Review. Agricultural articles pertain to the value of agricultural studies, propagating peonies, and the effects of ultraviolet light on plants. Campus news reports on the Fourth Year Farewell Dance. The Alumni column notes the reunion of the O. A. C. Alumni of Alberta, and alumni updates. The Macdonald Institute column highlights the Mac Hall Annual...
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This issue's articles contain a travel log of a trip through the Mediterranean, farming in Northern Ontario, a description of Irish agriculture, the profitability of wheat in Canada, and cultivating the English Gooseberry. The Poultry articles pertain to Ancona chickens and research from the O. A. C. poultry department. Campus news reports on the debate of using a nom de plume for examinations, the events of the Literary Society, the At Home promenade, local church receptions, and field day...
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This issue begins with an article by C. D. Jarvis on agricultural education in the high schools of Ontario. President Reynolds provides an endorsement of the book "The Men of Kildonan" by alumnus Jack McCulloch. Another alumnus, J. MacArthur Russell writes of the creation of the Singapore Naval Base. Agricultural articles pertain to agricultural colleges in India, the importance of salt for horses, research at the Dominion Experimental Farm in Nappan, Nova Scotia, the sheep and wool...
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This issue's student contributions are articles on travelling in Burma and the memoirs of Tennyson. Agricultural articles address the farm labor shortage, the selection of plants for propagation, how summer fallow affects soil fertility, and the new experiments with alfalfa at Guelph. Horticultural articles pertain to the promotion of box packaging for apples and the need for extermination of Gypsy and Brown Tail Moths. Campus articles report on the field day results, activities of the Union...
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The new school year begins with several articles regarding agricultural education; reprinted from other journals. The student-authored articles pertain to professional agriculture, a course in photography, preventive farm maintenance, preparing the stable for winter, and investing in a tractor. Articles contributed by women include a city dweller's impression of the country and the farmwoman of the day. Campus news features the opening of the college and the initiation of the freshmen. The...
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This issue begins with an article by President Reynolds regarding agricultural education in rural schools. Agricultural articles address breeding vegetable crops and the benefits of calf clubs to create interest in the dairy industry. Other articles provide information regarding the International Institute of Agriculture, the work of the Canadian Department of Agriculture's Health of Animals Branch, and departmental work of the Dominion Experimental Farms. Professor Unwin starts a new series of...
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To display the cosmopolitan nature of the college, alumni from foreign counties contribute all of the articles in this issue. These alumni write of the agricultural and political conditions in Turkey, Malaysia, Holland, China, Norway, Japan, and Fiji. Campus news highlights the success of the annual College Royal and Conversat. Other campus news reports on the numerous dances, athletic activities, and student club meetings. The Alumni column provides an update of the alumni activities. The...
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Agricultural articles in this issue address the merits of agricultural research, a trip through the Imperial Valley in California, and fruit growing in Manitoba. Students of the class of 1929 contribute the rest of the articles consisting of short stories and an account of traveling through the Canadian Rockies by automobile. The highlight of the campus news is the final examination results. Other campus news reports on the Year '28 Banquet and the Farewell Dance. The Alumni column provides an...
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This issue's articles address winter birds in Ontario, dairy tariffs and the Ontario farmer, nocturnal birds and the spread of noxious weeds in impure grain seed. The agricultural articles pertain to government dairy testing associations, the future in agriculture on the Prairies, and the economics of mutton production. The Horticulture articles address the profitability of fruit farming in Ontario, and greenhouse tomatoes. Campus articles include the examination results, how the O. A. C. is...
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This issue's articles include the Farmer's Club movement in Ontario, agricultural education in Massachusetts, encouraging native nut tree cultivation in Ontario, student livestock judging, and the poultry industry in Alberta. The Experimental article is regarding various forms of agricultural extension education. The Horticulture column continues the article on Ontario's apples, and using Hairy Vetch as a ground cover. Campus news covers the At Home promenade, the Massey Hall lecture, and...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Canadian Council of Agriculture, installing lightning rods, selecting pullets for profitable egg production, vegetable breeding at the O. A. C., and transplanting onions. Alumnus T. H. Mason provides a retrospective on the early days of the O. A. C. A student article refutes the public sentiment that O. A. C. graduates are not returning to their farms after graduation. Another student examines the Students' Co-operative Association....
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This slim summer issue contains the address given by the agricultural section of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, and a report on the visit of this association to the O. A. C. Other articles include instructions on increasing strawberry production and a biography of the author John Masefield. The editorial comments on Rhodes Scholars. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. This issue does not contain a Macdonald column.
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This issue begins with the announcement that Henry G. Bell has joined the faculty of the Chemistry Department to conduct work on soil fertility and fertilizers. The English Department column has returned in this issue. Agricultural articles pertain to the success of the livestock judging team, the Ontario Creamerymen's Convention, the management of geese during winter, and girdling apple trees to increase productivity. The Biology column addresses fruit fly evolution and ornithology during the...
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This is a thematic issue devoted to agricultural engineering and highlights some of the labor saving machinery that have improved farming by 1908. Campus articles include reports from the Y. M. C. A. conference and Athletics Association, and the examination results of the top twenty students. The Macdonald Institute features a report on Macdonald College in Quebec. Alumni news is available in the Our Old Boys column. This issue features stories by alumni, one who attended O. A. C. in 1874 and...
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This is a special expanded Christmas issue. This issue contains diverse articles from travel diaries for Rome and Holland, to Canadianism and national identity. Agricultural articles pertain to Canadian agricultural history, cattle breeding, wheat hybridization, and the treatment of smut fungus. Horticultural articles address the scenery of rural Ontario, and Christmas fruits from Florida. Campus news provides a retrospective on the O. A. C. and the Athletics Association. The Macdonald...
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This summer issue's articles range from uniting the British Empire, art appreciation, the study of parasites, the value of agricultural exhibitions, morality in rural life, to parasitic plants. Agricultural articles pertain to crop rotation, Professor Bang's tuberculosis testing, and agricultural problems in the Midwest. The Horticultural column features the success of the Ontario's fruit exhibit in England. The Macdonald Institute column features articles on the influence of home life, and...
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This Christmas issue continues the article on the Russo-Japanese War. Student articles pertain to a student's travels through England, the study of agricultural economics, and Canadian poetry. Professor Zavitz contributes an article on European and North American agricultural colleges. Professor Reynolds writes of his experimental shipment of fruit to Winnipeg using cold storage. Other agricultural articles are regarding beneficial winter birds and Christmas markets for beef, poultry, and...
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This issue for the new school year begins with articles that focus on autumn activities. Articles pertain to food preservation with ice refrigeration, the need for additional soil surveys, and the winter storage of vegetables. Student contributions include a travel diary regarding the rural conditions in Northern China, and the production of rural community plays. Campus news reports on the success of the Barn Dance, rugby games, and the opportunity to participate in college organizations. The...
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This issue starts the new school year with an overview of Ontario Agricultural Societies and profiles of two agricultural colleges: Macdonald College in Quebec and Manitoba Agricultural College. Agricultural articles review the Ontario potato industry and personal perspective on the 1906 Winter Fair in Guelph. The Horticultural column started a series of articles on experimental horticulture in Canada. Campus articles pertain to a student's experience working in a mine, the freshman initiation...
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This issue's articles address the mandate of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association, H. G. Wells' perspective on socialism, successful methods of growing potatoes, and the necessity of tree planting on the Prairies. The Horticulture column features articles on fruit growing in Lambton County and Algoma. Campus news reports the annual field day results, the value of the campus fire brigade, activities of the Y. M. C. A., and the Union Society's debate. The Macdonald Institute column contains the...
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This expanded Christmas issue begins with biographies of the Premier of Ontario and the President of the University of British Columbia. Agricultural articles include U. B. C.'s livestock industry, soil testing for bacteria, the O. A. C. sale of livestock, the Cabbage Root Maggot, livestock judging, and the evolution of farm machinery. European thematic articles address Flemish flax, plowing in England, and the Canadian Soldier Agriculturalists with the Khaki University. The first prize winners...
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This issue contains articles on survey work for field drainage, the brooding and rearing of chicks, students as apiary inspectors in Ontario, the 3 necessary elements in fertilizers, different systems for breeding animals, the work of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association, and the profitability of producing tomatoes. Campus news reports on the activities of the student's council, the fire on campus, the oratorical contest, the efforts of the debating team, and the minstrel show. The Macdonald...
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The highlight of this Christmas issue is the sod turning ceremony for the War Memorial Hall including a photograph of the students and faculty excavating the hole for the foundation. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to silage for dairy cattle, the bull census in Oxford County, and the O. A. C. victory at the Pacific International Stock Judging Contest. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. Published in this issue are the first prizewinners of the O. A. C....
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Department of Agriculture's Ontario Butter Grading Service and activities of the bacteriology, apiculture, and botanical departments. Other articles include the need for wildlife conservation with the creation of the national parks system, and the two series on Canadian literature, and the great musicians. The serialized articles "Apres la Guerre" authored by H. C. Mason aka The Veteran have now been published as a book titled...
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This issue begins with an article by G. H. Unwin encouraging students to put their energy into post-war reconstruction. Ethel Chapman provides her perspective on women and careers. This issueメs articles address such topics as: vitamins in nutrition, college life in Heidelberg, how automobiles will change courtship, a review of the newly built Mill's Hall, and how to balance extracurricular activities with college studies. Published in this issue is the first prize-winners of the Annual Review...
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The leading article is a profile of alumnus John Bracken, Premier of Manitoba. Articles in this issue pertain to defending the livestock judging teams, the coup of having an international debate at the College, and the latest research on genetic experiments on tomatoes. Campus news reports that few of the women are attending the dances, that the Ted Wildman Trophy was awarded to George Mills, a student writes of a day-in-the-life of a college student, and the results of the Christmas...
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The highlight of this month's issue is the visit by the Governor General of Canada to the opening of the new Administration Building on campus. A new feature in the coming months is a column that profiles O. A. C. alumni who are now college presidents. This month's profile is of Dr. Andrew Soule. Two students contribute short stories. The Departmental Notes column provides reports and research updates from campus departments. The College Life column contains humourous entries regarding campus...
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This issue has guest articles regarding agricultural transportation, Canadian literature, and agricultural education in the public schools. Agricultural articles pertain to foreign markets for Canadian produce, the quality of grain seed, and the food science of the quality of western wheat. Horticultural articles address the cultivation of Primulas and the farm garden. The Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union article reports the 1905 co-operative experiments in agriculture. Campus...
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The New Year's issue begins with an address from the Federal Minister of Agriculture. Agricultural articles pertain to the profitability of the United Farmers' Co-operative Company, farming in Germany, and how horticultural science differs from agriculture. Printed in this issue are the second prize-winning short story and poem. In addition, there are travel diaries of a trip to Scotland to see Shorthorn cattle, a canoe trip on the Atikokan River, and livestock judging in Chicago. An update on...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to aerobic soil bacteria, the popularity of the Duroc Jersey hog for swine production, and the best tractor speed for plowing. Other articles address music in the English department curriculum, and the Canadian poet Bliss Carman's visit to the college. Also is an article on the Soldier Settlement Program in Ontario. The serialized wartime story titled "Apres la Guerre" is continued in this issue. Campus news reports on the athletic...
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This issue begins with an article on the benefits of a student membership with the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturists. Agricultural articles pertain to the eradication work with bovine tuberculosis, a practical method of grain selection, fruit growing in Easter Ontario, and the food science of making ice cream. Other articles address the contributions the O. A. C. has made to the travelling library movement, the Animal Husbandry Department's acquisition of hog skeletons as teaching...
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This spring issue has student essays on the future of Canadians and rural social life. Articles include using the hydrometer in orchard work, the high cost of living in the United States, how flax contributes to soil depletion, and the efficacy of sprouted wheat. The Experimental column articles pertain to crops for pastures, starch by-products, and the study of horticulture as a science. The Poultry column addresses advertising in the poultry industry, and housing poultry on the farm. Campus...
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This issue received guest articles on agricultural societies in Ontario, and modern seed testing. Professor Lochhead wrote an article on how geology determines the success of agriculture. The Agricultural articles pertain to tilling the soil, how freight transportation rates affect agricultural profits, and the experimentation of feeds for swine. Horticultural articles address the protection windbreaks afford the fruit grower, and orchard care and cultivation. The editorial reports the...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains articles on public land ownership, Dr. Zavitz' experiments with different seed grains, comments on livestock judging, and the winter hardiness of alfalfa. Other articles pertain to the changing fashion in college dress, cultural education, the need for O. A. C. graduates to teach in India, and the O. A. C. stock sale. Campus news reports on the activities of the college organizations, that the freshmen initiation still occurred, and athletic activities...
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This Christmas issue contains three student's travel diaries for their adventures in Capetown, South Africa, traveling by train across Canada, and hitchhiking across the Maritimes. Continued in this issue is a profile of College President and alumnus Dr. Alfred Atkinson. Percy French is honoured as a Master Farmer of 1932. An obituary is provided for Justus Miller. The Departmental Notes column contains updates on the activities and research of the departments of English, biology, and...
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This is a thematic issue on poultry. Articles report on the poultry industry in Maine, the future of the industry, poultry pathology, and the profitability of poultry. Agricultural articles address horse breeding, moisture in dairy products, and the profitability of farming in the Niagara Peninsula. Campus news includes activities of the Short Courses, Y. M. C. A., Massey Hall lecture, poultry club, the scarlet fever scare in Guelph, and the hockey season. The Macdonald Institute column...
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This issue continues the Japanese student's article on the Russo-Japanese War. Professor Reed contributes an article on the future of horse breeding. A guest article suggests an alternative educational curriculum for boys. The agricultural articles pertain to International week at the Union Stockyards, the use of artificial fertilizers, and cover crops for orchards. Campus articles include reports on the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union and athletic activities. The Macdonald Notes...
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This expanded Christmas issue contains a Christmas greeting from President Falconer of the University of Toronto. Articles featured are regarding the work of the District Representative in experimental agriculture in the rural schools, Canadian Pacific Railway's beatification of their grounds in Western Canada, the changes in public education to include vocational training, and the profitability of forestry in Ontario. The agricultural articles address the conformation of different classes of...
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The theme of the articles in this issue is increasing profitability in farming, whether it is increasing the markets for agricultural products due to improved transportation, reduction of farm labor, ice cold storage on the Canadian farm, or improving the quality of egg production. Also printed in this issue is a short story by Stephen Leacock, and the annual public speaking contest prize winning speech. Campus events are the At Home promenade, and the sports of baseball, basketball, hockey,...
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Highlighted in this issue is a history of the O. A. C. Dairy School since 1891, and the opening of the Ontario Veterinary College. Other articles in this issue pertain to British agriculture, and the timber supply in Ontario. Students offer perspectives on Christianity and a naval account during the 1918 Armistice. Alex Darrach, a lawyer from St. Thomas, offers his stance on human character. The editorial comments on the delays with the building of the War Memorial Hall and establishing a...
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Journalist, Arthur Hawkesメ contribution to this issue is an article on the farmer as warrior and statesman. Agricultural articles pertain to the sheep industry in Northern Ontario, purchasing bees for apiculture, and a discussion on sweet clover at the Experimental Union meeting. Reviewed in this issue is the College's English Department suggestions of appropriate theatrical productions for rural communities. The serialized wartime story titled "Apres la Guerre" is continued in this...
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This issue begins with an alumnus' reminiscence of the Ontario Agricultural College. Agricultural articles focus on education such as the O. A. C. poultry extension work, agricultural education in Indiana, and animal husbandry education in New Brunswick. Other agricultural articles pertain to the various forms of stem rust in wheat, flax production in Ontario, and controlling the Cabbage Root Maggot. The farm power column provides information about electric generators. Reprinted in this issue...
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The new student is introduced to the school with articles on how to utilize the Massey library, the benefits of the O. A. C. Students' Co-operative Association, and the value of the freshman initiation's flag fight. Other students provides a couple of short stories and an article on scientific agriculture. Agricultural articles pertain to the rotation of farm crops, information available from the bureau of fertilizer manufacturers, and the need for leadership for fruit growers in Eastern...
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This spring issue's articles address the need for hybridization of wheat, hardier apple varieties, benefits of agricultural instruction, agricultural production in swampy soil, and the establishment of the Canadian dairy industry. The editorial reports the need for improved salaries to the college's employees. The school year concludes with staff changes, a public speaking contest, the first year concert, and the second year's banquet. The Macdonald Institute articles include a critique of the...
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This issue's articles address geology and agriculture, student utilization of the Massey Library, and an entomologist's trip to Louisiana. Agricultural articles pertain to the winter care of lambs, farm drainage issues, improvements in plant breeding, the banana industry in Jamaica, and the profitability of apples in Southern Ontario. Campus news reports on the Y. M. C. A. activities, autumn athletics, and Philharmonic society. Mentioned is the men and women's literary societies "At...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to the conformation of the Belgian horse, pasteurization of milk, improving Ontario potatoes, and the poultry exhibit at the Ontario Provincial Winter Fair. Wartime articles report on the wartime food situation, the value of Aberdeen Angus cattle during wartime, and a short story regarding war. Another article outlines the practical education provided at the Macdonald Consolidated School in Guelph. The Query column answers agricultural queries send in...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to Russian agricultural practices, the migration of the Bobolink, two articles that debate the Scrub Bull Campaign, and the advantages of the new moto-milking machine. Other articles address the need for efficient highway transportation to access the natural resources in Canada, the portrayal of morality in the cinema, and the beautification of the home. A student evaluates the lecture method used in teaching at the college. Articles regarding the...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the utilization of livestock by grain farmers, experiments concerning sweet clover, basic slag as fertilizer, improving livestock in Oxford County, and incubation of goose eggs. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian literature. There is a nature observation of chickadees. Also included are reports from the meetings of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the American Phytopathological Society, and the American Association of...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to local agricultural education, the profitability of farming, a review of the activities of the Dominion Livestock Branch, and a report on Cold Storage of the Dairy Branch of the Department of Agriculture. Reprinted is Professor Jones' paper on bacteriological instruction in schools. Other articles address the aerial forest survey of Northern Ontario, and the importance of lightning protection. Professor Unwin continues his series on Canadian...
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Continuing this month are photographs of the Massey Library and the Dairy Building (Food Science building). Highlighted in this issue is an article regarding the newly introduced farm implement - the harvester-thresher. An interesting article reports on the cast of "Our Gang" promoting the McCormick-Deering cream separator. Agricultural articles pertain to the uses of beeswax, and the Soil Survey of Ontario. Other articles provide a travelogue written by Mr. O. McConkey, and the dates...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to Ontario Co-operative Dairy Products Limited, the profitability of apiculture, tomatoes growing in the Leamington District, egg production in winter, and the profitability of raising Aberdeen Angus cattle. Professor Stevenson shares his travel experience to the British House of Commons. Campus news focuses on preparations for the Conversat, and the results of the O. A. C. stock sale, Halloween dance, and college club elections. Also reported are the...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to root room in crop production, winter injury in fruit trees, the use of gas tractors on the farm, cleaning weed seeds from crop seed, the conformation of the Shire horse, breeding potatoes to be disease resistant, and comparing various crops for the best yields. Other articles include a satirical short story, the potential in the formation of the United Farmers' Co-operative Company, and an opinion on student housing by an alumnus. Campus news...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to preparing wool for market, raising ducks, growing corn, and the Illinois Soil Survey. Other articles review different breeds of ponies, the swarming impulse in bees, and notes on the College's new breeding stock of Dairy Shorthorns. Printed in this issue is a short story and an article on the revival of the art of story telling. The Athletics column provides an update on the indoor track meet and the baseball game with Macdonald College. The Alumni...
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This issue's agricultural articles include a history of the field drainage work conducted at the O. A. C., a tour of Craighleigh in Toronto, mosaic disease in potatoes, a report on the Mule foot Hog, and a report on the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Seed Growers' Association. Three agricultural articles focus on dairy production, they include, augmenting farm income with intensive dairying methods, the O. A. C.'s improvement of dairy cattle, and testing dairy cattle in Ontario for their milk...
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This issue contains articles on political economy, logging on the West Coast, and cheese manufacturing. The agricultural articles pertain to farm management, the Short Courses offered by the College, and the Experimental Union's work on cereal hybridization. The Horticultural series continues with an article on current horticultural research. Campus articles summarize the work of the four student organizations: the Philharmonic Society, the Literary Society, the Y. M. C. A., and the Athletic...
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This winter issue highlights the victory the O. A. C.'s stock-judging team at Chicago with the winning of the Spoor Trophy. Agricultural articles include the benefits of dairy research, Farmer's Institutes in Ontario, the Provincial Winter Fair in Guelph, and the International Live Stock Exposition in Chicago. The Experimental articles pertain to the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union's annual meeting and a history of the Rothampstead Experimental Station. The Horticultural series...
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This is a thematic issue regarding the employment opportunities available to the O. A. C. graduate. Three articles suggest careers, such as, becoming a District Representative for the Ontario Department of Agriculture, journalism, or working for the Ontario Civil Service. One student's article recounts his experience as a District Representative's Assistant. Agricultural articles pertain to the fall management of honeybees, winter housing for poultry, farming in Northwestern Ontario, purchasing...
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The theme of this issue is the fiftieth anniversary of the Ontario Agricultural College. The issue begins with the address given by President Reynolds to those attending the jubilee celebration. The other highlight of this issue is a report on the dedication of the War Memorial Hall and a list of all of the men to whom the hall commemorates. This issue contains an outline of the presentation of delegates at the anniversary celebrations, and reviews of the week's celebrations, the garden party,...
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