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A i . i TH&SGIENCE OF AGRICULTURE I 263 '&' 7.1.-.' In trying to nolyp"'tho' problom of 1hc high qostifJilylUB.manjr tiro cry ing "hick M6''t(ieTfftrm," No Ics3 n personage tlian SeiWtary Wilson of tlio Department -of Agriculture In n recent julilrcKS, declared Hint lite only solution of tho cost of-llvlng problem was tlii education of more farmers so llintj tlicy can double tlio products of our (soil. This caused William 12, Curtis jo make an Investigation of tlio teaching of tlio sclcnco of farming and Injono of Ms letters to tlio Chi cago Hpci)rd-llcfffldJJa,Jfiles tlio rb Milts of Hint InrestlKntlftn. l ( Mr. rurlls begins" by saying that "tlio Agricultural Dcimrtmcnt Is of Itself tlio greatest nnd most useful ol educational Institutions In Hint pnr tlciilurf lltio of study and research, and Secretary Wilson lins dono moro thnti nay other man to convince peo ple thii ngrlculliirp Is n sclcnco and that It i Is posslblonud profitable for a fnrmJT to work wtllt, li.ls brains as well nl his linrlds. "TwiDvn or fifteen years ngo very few young men "wero ritiidylng ngrl culture and that scloiioe was taught In v.cryfow schools. Klthcr tlio Unl vorBlty of Illinois or tlio lnlvcrslty of Wisconsin luiSidodajt Ilk Its agri cultural dcpartnitait jjupro students than wfrro studying agrlculturo In ull tlio schools of tlio United .States combined, and If nnyono had suggest ed tlnv appropriation of money by leglslntnres to PAX'',! agriculture In struction In tnVvpftbllelBchools he would Jinvo been called n crank." Tlio j car 130D was n great ono for agrlrultOral eolfeges, not only In the nunibci) of students In attendance, ' but In tipprrmrlntlons. Montana np proprlated $487,000, Pennsylvania .2G,00Q, and Kaunas $071,000 for ag ricultural education. Georgia appro priated' $100,00OAiMlssourl $100,000, Iowa $I0o,iTo6, Michigan $200,000, California $W16,'AfknnsnH $160,000 and New Ytirkivoteih a, similar am ount for iitKSj'rbnuis ml laborator ies. i'U J . "Uraduato schools of agrlculturo wcro cWtabHslA'dMh Illinois,, Musi rhuRctts ftrld New York: facilities and courses aCJAud w cro to-organized on "broader lines In Alabama, Arkan hum, (leorgln, Louisiana, South Caro lina, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhndo Island ..-iiid- ..Wisconsin. Now ucrl cultural colleges wcro established In Hawaii and I'm to Hlcp. Provision fur tlio training of tlio teachers of public schools In ayrlmjUure, so that they may bo ablo to tench tlio Hlmplo bcIoiico of gardening anil n knowledge of plants, wcro made In twenty-seven u "" wi" ' w - Tlio le'glslatdreii of Oklahoma and West Virginia cnactod laws requiring tlio teaching ofngrlculturo In all the schools. Hi fourteen different states agricultural high schools were estab lished by legislative enactment In or der to prepaid 'stiuichtB for tlio ag ricultural colleges and givo those wh aro minbln to "tfutiitn "a higher education nn opportunity to learn tlio imlltncntK of tlio science. Teachers' colleges for Instruction In agrlcul turo wcro established In Indiana, Michigan nnd Ncbrnska, and ngrl cultural departments wero establish ed In thonormnl bcIiooIs of twclvo slates. , V "Alabama Increased her nppropil ntlon for the support of agricultural u.,mcTs;,2Hwo oo""3i'0' "5 ,la Tlio leglslaturo of Virginia appropri ated $20,000 for agricultural Instruc tion In her secondary schools; Toxas lias, appropriated $a.,uuu nun .Attune-r. '. Botrt .$25,000 forf tle "alno purpose; l", CR ,. ,i..I. iK;Lm.i ' ...1..1.1.. , Cornell A,iion,n.-,i'ii- .urn juivu , nuuoiti; UL ilUOU toward mo support or ono ag ricultural high school In each county nnd Ixiulsnna' voted $"00 for ttgrlcul turnl education In every school tip proved by tho stnto board." Some form of agricultural Instruc tion In Mm nlnlnentnrv tirlinnta la nnivt ....Ivnronl n,l In ,nn nf ll... ..!. OklnllOntll in..,..,....., .... ,. ....i.j ui um nuiu' , , .... , ,. ,, schools gardening has becomo a fen- "rcF" """"""' , ",v tllrc roniisylviinln'Stnto Collegn Mr. Curtis reports that "approprl- '"'"' '"'""" ? T .. V.'.'ri inn. fnr fr,nr' i. i... Cleinsoii (8. C.) Agricultural Coil- lego 412 Iowa Agricultural Collego ...... Mfi Kansas State Agricultural Collego 215 Kentucky Stnto University 18 , LouUann Stnto I'nlvcrslty 2.1 I University of Malno 10 J Mar j land Agrlcultuiiil College .. 10 Massachusetts Agricultural Col- i logo r..: Michigan Stnto Agricultural Col lego .University of Minnesota 192 Mississippi Agricultural Cotlcgu. 160 Alcorn (Mtai) , Agricultural Col lege :. 83 UnlVersJty of Missouri 328 Montnni Collett of Agriculture. 2. University of Ncbrnska 40 I l New llampshlro Agricultural Collego 3!l Hutgurs College 12 Now Mexico Agricultural Col- i 1!l University 415 (Ireonsboro (N'.'.X!.) Agricultural . I Collego for Colored Men 10(1 North Carolina Collego of Agrl culturo 117 North Dakota Agricultural Col lego 41 Ohio Btalo lltilvcrslly 223 Agricultural College. 108 III f." 2G ntlons for farmers' Institute;! ' Imui been mado by rorty-sccn states nnd territories during 1903, and the alten dnnco during tho last joar was 2,138, 682 farmers who wero Instructed by 1100 lecturers, of whom 426 arc members of tho faculties of agricul tural colleges. "8pcclal Institutes wcro held Inst year In every stale except Wulsana nnd Novnda, and In every territory except Alaska mid I'orto Ulco. In sovornl of tho states lecturers tiro em ployed to go about, the. country with stcreoptlcons during tho winter months, delivering Illustrated ad dresses upon subjects of especial lo cal Interest. Tlio people who nro en under tho tltlo 'Tho Association of gaged In this work halo organized Fanners' Institute Workers nnd by co-opcrntlon they nro ablo to do much moro effectlvo work." In n number of states tho cyllegos send out agricultural trains, presided over by Bclcctcd professors. Those may be called travelling schools, and they bring Ideas, experiment!) nnd the results of experiments direct to tho farmers. In a fow states whero tho Interests nro dlvorsllled, a number of J trains aro sent nut, ono for tho fruit growers, ono for stock raisers, ono for agriculturists, nnd so on. Tho United States Unreal! of I'du cation In Its report for tho year end ing Juno 30, 1909, Includes tho follow ing list of colleges in which tho scl ciic of ngrleiilturo'ls taught, with tho number of students In each: Alabama Polytechnic Institute . . 42 Arizona University .9 Arkansas University CO California University IS", Colorado Agricultural Collego .. 38 233 South Dakota Agricultural Col leg" .' 19 University of Tennessee 35 Agricultural Collego of Texas . . . 152 Agricultural Collego of Utah ... 97 university or Vermont ;,i Vlrglnln l'olvtcchnln Instltuto ... 58 Collego or William and Mary ... 12 State Collego of Washington ... 123 Connecticut Agricultural Collego 113 Dolawaro Collrgo 11 Florida University 4 Florida State Collego for Women 75 University of (leorgln C2 North Georgia Agricultural Col lego 15 Univorslty of Idaho 4 University of Illinois 465 Purdue University 205 West (Virginia University 83 University, of. Wisconsin CSO University of Wyoming 7 Total 5180 This list does not Include the negro schools .of tlio south, whero thous ands of young colored men tiro being trained In tlio sclcnco of agriculture. Ncllhrir nro the prlvato schools listed, qs,.for Instance, tho school farm in DeWItt Clinton P.irk, wliero Inst summer e'lght hundred New York hoys nnd girls worked ns. amateur farmers. Mr. Curtis speaks of the agricul tural Instruction In tho sixty-four land grant colleges thoso Institu tions supported by tho proceeds ol the sale of public land, under nets of Congress. "They linvo farms nnd grounds valued lit $12,001,682; build ings $37,401,578; apparatus $3,532,099; machinery $2,121,291; libraries $3, 5S5.826; live Hock $937,010; miscella neous cuulpmcnt $1,565,221; total $10(5,3 12,679. "Tho Income of thoso Institutions in 1908, vxcluslvo of tho funds re ceived from tho United States for ag ricultural experiment stations ($1, 0!sM,600), was as follows: Interest on other land grant funds of 1862, $737, 730; Interest on other land grant funds, $112,772; United States appro priation under acts of 1890 and 1907, $1,500,006; Interest on endowment or regular appropriation, $299,787; stalo appropriations for current expenses, $5,230,770; statu appropriation fnr buildings or other special purposes, $l,819,067r Income from endowment, rother than federal or stnto grants, $828,456; tuition fees, $1,070,782; Inci dental fees, $860,744; miscellaneous, $2,778,682) total, $18,238,792. "Tho vnluo of (lie addition lo the nermniient endowment nnd equip ment of theso Insllutlons made In 1908 is esltiantcd as rollows: Per manent endowment, $I.MS,U(ll; liulld iu l7nr. lOfh Illil-kJ-lci. $225,399: npparatus, $334,507; maeninery, $23.',- 392; live stock, $73,30r; miscoisincous, $297,321. "Tlio tolnl "number of volumes ft the libraries was 2,III.IMI and the total number of pamphlets 609,267 "Tho totitl number of acres of land granted to tho stalo under the net or 1862 was 10,570,842, of whUh MI0.I33 nr' still unsold. "Tho number of perrons In the fac ulties of tho Intid grant colleges In 1908 was Its lollows: Preparatory classes 6S9; collegiate and special classes 2S78; total counting none twice, 3362. n the oilier depart ments tho faculties aggregate 2050, making n grand totnl of 5 112 iktsoiis In tho faculties of the land grunt In stltiitlpns. "Tho students In 1008 in the col leges for whlto persons were as fol lows: (I). Hy clnsses -Preparatory 6SU; collegiate 25,997: short lourse or special 13,953; post-graduates 7"S; other dep.irtaments 2I.0SI; totnl, counting tionb twice, 67.2o'. "Tho students In colleges and schools for colored persons wero ns follows: lly classes Preparatory 1761; lolleglato f65; short or special 312; other departments 797; total 6738. "Tho graduates front both1 white nnd colored institutions In loos were C2S2, ii nd slnco' tho organization 7v 1 19. Tho avcragn ago of graduates In (90S was 22 years and one month.' MAUI lll.'fllSTJIA'IIIIN IIDAIII). (Special Correspondence) WAII.UKU, Maul, Sept 2.-TI10 Maul Hoard of Registration started registering at Kahakuloa yesterday morning. Today they will leave for Molokal. Klhel Precinct tstli) lias been abolished by tho Governor. The majority of tho Ilonrd of Supervisors Messrs. Pogue, Lyons, and K1111I1I, w 111 meet tomorrow morning In Wnlliiku to olllclally nimounco the precinct bouudnrles planned out by tho Governor. 1011 Packard "Thirty" Tourinp; Car Stiirilard Eouinmcnt Incliiiics Tod r - 3 - '4 4 T A DAINTY TOILET ARTICLE. l'very lady who desires to keep up her attractive appearance, while at tho Theater, attending Recep tlons, when shopping, vvlilln travel ing and on till occasions should carry In her purso a booklet of (JOUUAVIV3 OKll'.NTAI. IIIUI'TY I.i:aVI:S. 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