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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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Students contributed all of the articles in this issue. The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to hydraulic engineering in Holland and Kew Gardens in England. Students contributed a couple of sketch stories and an article on the Youth Hostel Movement in England. Preparations are beginning for College Royal with articles on showmanship and preparing animals and agricultural items for the show ring. Campus news reports on the success of the Conversat, student mischief, and the seasonal...
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Students contributed all of the articles in this issue. There are two travel diaries, one of a journey to Manchester by cargo ship and the other about a visit to Copenhagen. Agricultural articles pertain to the evolution of flowering plants, preparing cattle for the show ring, and an update from the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union. Campus news reports on student extracurricular activities, athletic results, and the animal husbandry club. The O. A. C. rifle association and Canadian...
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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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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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This issue begins the new school year with a welcome to the new freshmen and freshettes and a brief orientation to the various awards and scholarships available at the college. Two students contribute travel diaries of their experiences during the summer. One attended the Chicago World's Fair and the other had an interesting commute to the college from Pennsylvania. Also included in this issue are photographs of various locations on campus. The athletics column reports on the renewed enthusiasm...
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This issue closes the school year with the graduation ceremonies and graduate listings for the Ontario Agricultural College and the Macdonald Institute. Featured are the Golden Jubilee celebrations, a retrospective of the previous five college presidents, the achievements of noted graduates, and the address delivered at the Alumni Jubilee Service. The Alumni column encompasses an article on the preservation of the portico of the original college residence, and reports on the Alumni weekend, and...
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Women at the Macdonald Institute contributed all the articles devoted to the theme of home economics. Articles include pioneers in the field, a report on the Ontario Training School for Girls in Galt, and a report of the third annual meeting of the Ontario Dietetic Association. Other articles address the newest research on diets for controlling diabetes, the study of Mothercraft at the Macdonald Institute, and a lecture regarding the aquarium at the London Zoo. Alumnus W. J. Garnett writes of...
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The highlight of this issue are the results of a successful Tenth Annual College Royal. Agricultural articles pertain to the marketing of Ontario apples in Europe, utilizing windmills in Dutch agriculture, and the agricultural potential of the land in the Mackenzie River Basin. The literary section reviews the production of "Iolanthe", the success of the debating and public speaking contests, and the potential of a career as an agricultural journalist. Campus news addresses the...
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The focus of this issue is the preparation for College Royal and recognizing its tenth anniversary. This month's agricultural article is a report from the Dominion Parasite Laboratory on the biological control of pests. Other articles provide an account of the activities of a stage manager and the development of the field of home economics at Macdonald College in Quebec. Campus news addresses the success of the 1934 Conversazione, the commemorating of the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of...
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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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This issue highlights livestock judging, from a bronze medal-wining essay on the topic to articles on the award winning O. A. C. teams. Articles include a student contribution of an essay regarding life on the farm, and an anonymous article about dancing. The literary section is devoted to the college debates and the philharmonic society's production of "Elizabeth the Queen". Campus news reports on the origins of the College's motto, and the awards the judging teams have earned. The...
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This issue has more equally divided coverage of alumni news, campus reports, and articles of general interest for students and alumni. The articles pertain to the agricultural work at the National Research Laboratories in Ottawa, a review of the book "Famer's Glory", the travel diary of Guelph's Rhodes Scholar, and the work of visiting sculptress Miss Jacobine Jones. The campus life section focuses on the remembrance services for Armistice Day. The Macdonald column includes a...
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This brief issue begins the new school year with a welcome to the new students. The major article is an informative piece regarding the sport of rugby. The focus of the agricultural news is that the college's judging team won the world championship at the World's Grain Exhibition and Conference. The other article pertains to the work of the Rothamsted Experiment Station. The Macdonald Institute column is devoted to an article evaluating the nutritional value of shredded wheat. The Alumni Record...
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The 1932-1933 school year closed with the graduation activities for both the men and women at the O. V. C., O. A. C., and Macdonald Institute. This issue provides details of the commencement exercises and lists all of the graduates. Details are provided for the scholarship and award winners. Alumni who earned graduate degrees are also noted. Other seasonal events are the Alumni Day activities and the Farm and Home Week events. Agricultural articles pertain to the World's Grain Exhibition and...
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Mac students would find the Macdonald Institute examination results the highlight of this issue. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the creation of the Ontario Research Foundation, research into improving pasture crops, the British market for Canadian honey, and the World's Grain Show. Continued in this issue is a profile of College President and alumnus Dr. Robert S. Shaw. Other articles address the formation of the British National Union to bring together agriculturalists of the...
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The editorial of this issue comments on the guest lecture provided by B. K. Sandwell of 'Saturday Night' and his speech on the economic depression and agriculture. Agricultural articles pertain to the Canadian sugar beet industry, a record-breaking Holstein bred by an O. A. C. alumnus, and warble control experiments on Barrie Island. Continued in this issue is a profile of College President and alumnus Dr. H. A. Morgan. The award results of the College Royal are included in this issue. Other...
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Preparations for the Ninth Annual College Royal is the topic of this issue with articles on showmanship and exhibit design. Included in this issue is a debate over the usefulness of student initiation. College life news pertains to the success of the Conversazione and the awarding of the Wildman Trophy to Sid. Henry. The agricultural articles provide information on the research of fruit trees at the Vineland Experimental Station, the breeding of corn resistant to pests, and carnivorous plants....
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The focus of this issue is the examination results for the O. A. C. students. A leading article congratulates William J. Garnett as a recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship. Continued in this issue is a profile of College President and alumnus Dr. Leonard S. Klinck. An alumnus provides an article addressing the mandate of the O. A. C. as a college that educates farmers or a college that produces agricultural specialists. A report from the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union annual meeting is...
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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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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 begins the new school year with an appeal to the students for them to engage with the college clubs and societies. Agricultural articles pertain to agricultural practices in South Africa and Japan, and the organization of the Agricultural Engineers Group of the C. S. T. A. The Departmental Notes column provides introductory information for each of the college departments. While the College (campus) news outlines the executive committees for the prominent campus clubs. There is an...
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This graduation number provides biographies for all forty-eight O. A. C. graduates, the final examination results for all O. A. C. students, and the names of scholarship and award recipients. The agricultural article focuses on how Red Fife Wheat contributes to Canada's economic prosperity, its origins, and genetics. An obituary for A. A. McTavish commemorates the loss of one of the few remaining original college faculty members. The Macdonald Institute column bids farewell to another school...
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This issue ends the activities of the school year. Alumni and faculty contribute articles on topics such as; extension education in New Jersey and Nova Scotia, sugar cane production in Cuba, and the work of the Agent-General for Ontario. The departments of apiculture, bacteriology, botany, and chemistry provide updates on their agricultural research and extension work conducted on campus. Reprinted in this issue is an article discovered by Thomas Brown from an 1873 issue of the "Canadian...
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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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Preparation for College Royal is the theme for this special issue of The Review. Numerous articles provide instruction on the preparation of animals, plants, and domestic science exhibits, including an article on the art of designing an exhibit. Agricultural articles pertain to the science in agricultural policy, that British brewers use O. A. C. Barley and improvements in the poultry industry. The English Department provides advice of preparing for a debating contest and the etymology of the...
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The highlight of this issue is the grade standing and examination results for the students of the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute. Agricultural articles pertain to agriculture in Japan and the economic necessity for transportation to agricultural markets. A student provides an update on participating in a Danforth Foundation Fellowship. While departmental news reports on the latest research and the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union annual meeting. Campus news highlights the...
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This Christmas issue contains articles on the need for democracy and lawfulness, the forthcoming International Disarmament Conference, and the creation of Remembrance Day. J. M. Roxburg is profiled in the continuing column on successful O. A. C. graduates. A new Literary Notes column provides suggestions from the English Department and information on literary extracurricular activities. Campus news reports on the success of the O. A. C. teams at the Royal Winter Fair, the International...
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In preparation for the World Disarmament Conference, Agnes McPhail gave a lecture at War Memorial Hall. The agricultural articles pertain to the economic depression and unemployment, the Master Farmer Movement, and the farming success of alumnus T. Shields. The Animal Husbandry departmentメs success with their judging teams is highlighted in the departmental notes section. While campus news reports on the numerous campus societies and athletic events. The Macdonald Institute column provides a...
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Unemployment is mentioned in two articles regarding the construction of the campus tunnel system and the Homecroft Movement in England. Another edition of the column portraying successful alumni profiles H. B. Webster. Agricultural articles pertain to agriculture in China and Italy, and the research conducted by the animal husbandry, field husbandry, and horticulture departments. While the English department column instructs students on proper spelling and grammar. Campus news reports on the...
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This issue closes the 1931-1932 school year. Activities on the summer campus are listed with accompanying photographs. Student contributions are a didactic short story, and an agricultural article on herbicides. The column Research and Extension Activities at the College provides summaries of the work of each of the college departments. This issue also contains a drawing composed by D. H. Pasfield. The focus of the issue is the Alumni column with detailed information for alumni recent and past....
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The O. A. C. Review now appears in a new format, along with a mandate to publish material by the students for the students and alumni. This issue begins the new school year with articles summarizing the previous summer's activities. There are articles extolling the students to apply themselves. Such as, not to waste time or money on the movies or radio programs, and to live up to the college mottos. Updates are provided for the departments of animal husbandry, English, and horticulture. Campus...
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This issue begins with a photograph of the entry to the Dairy Building. Noted in this issue is that the O. A. C. Review Constitution was amended to have an editorial Board that includes members of the editorial staff, faculty and alumni association. This issue includes articles on the development of the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturalists, the success of Glenburn Farms, the availability of good seed provided by the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, and a review of the...
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The highlight of this issue are the results of the Seventh Annual College Royal competitions. This issue begins with a photograph of the entry to Macdonald Hall. Agricultural articles pertain to the Beautifying Canada campaign, Ontario's farm loan system, the profitability of farming in the Holland Marsh, and the success of the second year of the short course for ice cream makers. The campus news provides updates on current political events, the O. A. C. debate regarding the nationalization of...
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The highlight of this issue are guidelines in preparing animals and exhibits, including photography, for the forthcoming College Royal competitions. This issue begins with a photograph of the Portico before the demolition of the Old Residence. The success of the 28th Annual Conversazione and a historical review of the third Conversazione in 1906 are included in this issue, as well as, the winter athletics activities. The Macdonald Institute column reports on the women's social teas and parties,...
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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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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the American Soil Survey Association and training for the International Livestock Exposition in Chicago. A student writes of his first impressions of the Royal Winter Fair, while another writes of his anticipation for the January Conversat. Highlighted in this issue are research summaries from each of the campus departments. A member of the Macdonald Institute provides a menu and suggestions for Christmas dinner. Campus news reports on the social...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to research on soybeans and apiculture in Turkey. The Judging Teams are successful at the National Dairy Show and the Dairy Products competition. The Horticulture column features an article regarding the Rose Society of Ontario and their work with the College. Also published are the home addresses of the freshmen students. Other articles provide information on the Migratory Birds Convention Act of 1930, forcing bulbs in winter, vegetable diseases, and...
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This issue begins with a welcome to the new Provincial Minster of Agriculture. The agricultural article pertains to how motorized transportation has led to the profitability of the Okanagan fruit industry. The Livestock and Dairy Products Judging Teams are featured in two articles. While the Poultry column explains the nutritional value of eggs. Reprinted is an article describing the danger of Blister Rust to the White Pine forests of Canada. Campus news reports on the paved road building...
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This issue closes the 1930-1931 school year. The agricultural articles pertain to agricultural practices of foreign countries, and the programme for the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturalists. The campus news is a summary of the recent activities of each of the college's departments. The Macdonald Institute column reports on the annual Girls' Conference, a Mac Hall viewpoint of the Union Literary Society, and a review of the women's athletic activities. While the Alumni column provides...
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The highlight of this issue are the O. A. C. examination results and biographical details of each of the graduating men. The few articles that are included in this issue encourage the students to broaden their horizons, and relate their schoolwork to life after college. The technical supplement contains three articles contributed by an alumnus, a faculty member, and a student. The Macdonald Institute column provides a student's experience with demonstration work, the Junior's dinner for the...
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This slim issue begins the school year with an article on a successful alumnus - G. R. Lane. Agricultural articles pertain to the problem of an agricultural education contributing to rural flight, reforestation affecting farming in Quebec, and the profitability of lamb and wool. Other articles address the occupation of a proofreader, and insectivorous plants in Canada. Campus news reports on the new buildings constructed on campus, an obituary for Miss Annie Hallett, and new units of linear...
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This issue ends the school year and publishes the O. A. C. final examination results. This includes photographs of winning teams and executive committees. Highlighted in this issue is the creation of the Wade Toole Memorial Trophy awarded to the winning exhibit at the College Royal. This trophy is a tribute to the professor that initiated the creation of the College Royal. Agricultural articles pertain to the artificial insemination of queen bees, pesticides, and fungicides. Other articles...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the field experimental work of the Chemistry Department, the nuisance of starlings, utilizing honey as a daily commodity, and the best seed available to farmers. The horticulture article suggests using mulch paper to prevent the growth of weeds. Other articles address the changes in faculty in the Agricultural Economics Department, an obituary for Dr. J. W. Robertson, and the success of the ice cream course at the College. Contributed to this...
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This issue begins with a profile of the herd sires at the College. The address given by Dr. Christie's at the Canadian Manufacturer's Association, an article on the development of the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturists, and three letters by O. A. C. freshmen explaining why they enrolled at the College are reprinted in this issue. Other articles pertain to the reports of the National Federation of Canadian University Students and the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union, the...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to increasing dairy production in Saskatchewan, breeding profitable Holstein cattle, and the domestication of llamas. Profiled in this issue is the research conducted by the Apiculture and Chemistry Departments. The Horticulture column provides an article regarding outdoor storage of vegetables. The Poultry column contains articles on the World's Poultry Congress in London, England, and the Canadian Chantecler breed developed by Brother Wilfrid of...
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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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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the dairymen conventions held in Toronto, the export of Canadian eggs to Britain, using iodized salt for animal nutrition, and mushrooms as a food source. Other articles address how Professor Harcourt received the French Cross of the Knighthood of Agricultural Merit, the O. A. C. floriculture test gardens, and the National Dairy Council of Canada. The new Biology column reports on the meeting of the Entomological Society of Ontario, and...
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This issue begins with an article by Dr. Reynolds describing the symbolism of War Memorial Hall and memorial chamber. Agricultural articles pertain to the comparison of dairy equipment cleansers, the work of the Horticulture Department, and a new orchard pest - the Apple and Thorn Skeletonizer (Choreutis pariana). Profiled in this issue is Mrs. Stanley Potter and her work creating the wax fruit for the O. A. C. museum. Other articles include a travelogue by Mr. O. McConkey's of his travels...
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Continued in this month's issue are photographs of Mills Hall. Highlighted in this issue is a summary of the summer courses offered at the College and a comparison to previous years. Agricultural articles pertain to livestock in Northern Ontario, the arrival of the Mediterranean fruit fly, utilizing fertilizer to enhance tobacco production in Norfolk County, and the success of the student judging team. Campus news reports on the demolition of the Old Residence, Christianity on campus, and the...
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This summer issue begins with an article on the success of the Saskatchewan Registered Seed Growers Limited. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the history and methods of genetically modifying fruit, instructions on building a hygienic dairy barn floor, and herbicides that are efficient. Other articles address an explanation of the mandate of the Packet Loan Library and book reviews of recent library acquisitions. Also included in this issue is a reprint of an address given at St....
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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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This issue begins with a memorial address to Dr. George Creelman. Reprinted in this issue is another article on nature conservation addressing the polluting qualities of oil. The school year closes with articles on the Alumni Association and profiles of successful alumni H. R. MacMillan and John G. Glavin. Agricultural articles pertain to the pasteurization of milk, the Dominion Soil Survey, and feeding skim milk to calves. Other articles address the success of the Union Literary Society, and...
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Highlighted in this issue is an article on nature conservation by Jack Miner. Continuing this month are photographs of War Memorial Hall, the Field Husbandry Building (Zavitz Hall), and the College breeding stock. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the Shorthorn cattle at the college, dairy research in Australia, and the grading of Garnet Wheat. Other articles include the winners of the athletic awards of 1928-1929, benefits of membership in the National Federation of Canadian...
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This issue begins with an article and photographs of the history of Johnston Hall. Included in this issue is a summary of the debating teams' debate on censorship, the campus visit by members of the Provincial Legislature, and the County Scholarships awarded to students at the college. Other articles include a speech extolling students to think internationally and an article on bird watching. A new student column reprints historical articles from the O. A. C. Review. Campus news reports on the...
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Conference addresses reprinted in this issue include an address regarding scientific co-operation and the dinner for Dr. Christie. Highlighted in this issue is a review of the exhibits at the College Royal with an article on the first prize exhibit, "The Modern Kitchen". Other articles address that students attending the dairy short course are also students of the college, the nitrate industry in Chile, and a report on the fiftieth annual meeting of the Ontario Agricultural and...
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Articles in this issue pertain to the departmental work on campus in the Botany Department and Animal Husbandry Department. Other articles address the career prospects of an O. A. C. graduate, the invitation given to the Western Canada Debating Team, the opportunities provided by participating in the College Royal, and a review of a book by Frederick Phillip Grove. The agricultural article is regarding undulant fever (brucellosis). Campus news reports on the O. A. C. Review popularity contest...
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This issue begins with a memorial address to Professor G. H. Unwin. Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to rearing Christmas turkeys, a description of the hogs used for Canadian bacon, and the O. A. C. soybean exhibit at the Royal Winter Fair. Student articles include instructions in the Japanese art of ikebana, the beauty of the O. A. C. campus in the winter, unprofitable markets for potatoes, and preparing poultry for showing. Included in this issue are two short stories that address...
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This issue begins with an article regarding the appointment of alumnus F. C. Hart as Professor of Economics. Agricultural articles pertain to the profitability of Ontario's largest farm, the eradication of Couch Grass, the best malting barley produced by the O. A. C., and the marketing of honey products. Other agricultural articles address the profitability of dairy farming, the Soil Survey of Ontario, and a series of horticultural notes. Campus news highlights the success of the Live Stock...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the poultry research department of the British Empire Marketing Board, and the Fourth Year Judging Trip. Other articles address the resignation of Professor Leitch, improving the stage equipment in War Memorial Hall, and the proposed programme of the Philharmonic Society. The campus news reports on the success of the freshmen banquets and prom. Other campus news mentions the first musical lecture provided by the Edward Johnson Fund. The Alumni...
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This issue completes the school year and begins with portraits of Mrs. Fuller of the Macdonald Institute and Dr. J. B. Reynolds of the O. A. C. Detailed plans for the new Horticulture building (H. L. Hutt building) are included in this issue. Agricultural articles pertain to improving soil, biology, and butter. Other articles address the Elgin House Conference, the two first-prize essays on the Waterdown Short Course, and the 1929 Convocation. Campus expansion activities outlined in this issue...
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This issue begins with a welcome to the newest President, Dr. George Christie, and a biographical sketch of retiring President J. B. Reynolds. Agriculture articles pertain to the contribution of bees to pollination, imported fertilizers and the Canadian Fertilizers Act, and the award winning French-Canadian horses from the St. Joachim Experimental Station. Articles addressed to the freshmen focus on the sport and extracurricular opportunities provided to the new students. Also reported in this...
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This issue begins with an article regarding how a farmer's temperament can lead to success in agriculture. Agricultural articles pertain to the beef industry in South Africa, non-native crop species introduced to Canada, and sugar cane production in Cuba. Other articles provide a description of the life and character of the Japanese people, and a humorous observation on the state of matrimony. A student of the Ontario Veterinary College contributed an article on the history of veterinary...
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This issue begins with the prize winning speech from the public speaking contest regarding the creation of a provincial co-operative livestock marketing pool. Agricultural articles pertain to utilizing buttermilk as a foodstuff, reforesting Ontario, and Shorthorn cattle in Britain. Other articles address the quantity of food consumed at the college dinning hall, and the research in agriculture at a South African university. The editorial debates the merits of the current college yell. Campus...
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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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This issue begins with a memoriam to Professor Wade Toole. Agricultural articles pertain the breeding and conformation of Ayrshire cattle, the profitability of growing nuts, and temperature control of milk in the dairy industry. Other articles address apiary myths from the writings of Virgil, and herbal folk remedies. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on a report of the first annual convention. Campus news...
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Former editors of the O. A. C. Review wrote all the articles of this issue. Article topics range from a history of the founding of the O. A. C. Review, to getting along with your neighbours. The highlight of the campus news are the examination results for both the O. A. C. and Macdonald Institute students. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on the forthcoming debate in the Maritimes. The Alumni column provides a...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the drainage in fruit orchards, the breeding of lightweight horses, and tree planting to create snow breaks. Other articles address the history of breeding the Silver Fox for the fur industry, and composition in photography. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on selecting delegates for the Annual Conference in 1928. Campus news reports on the abundance of...
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Agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the seriousness of the Oriental Peach Moth infestation, how the scrub bull campaign has improved bull conformation, and livestock in Cuba. Other articles address the benefits of ultra violet light, a freshman's first impressions of Canada, and notes from the English Department. Campus news reports on how the freshmen initiation became a serious matter of unacceptable hazing, the seasonal athletic activities, and the various wiener roasts and...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to the history of agriculture in the United States, utilizing the beaver in the fur industry, and the food science of powdered skim milk. Seasonal articles include a review of the grand champions at the fall fairs, and a report on the new livestock building for the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on the benefits of membership in...
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This commemorative issue presents the history and current progress of the Ontario Agricultural College and Macdonald Institute. Each department is featured in its own article including photographs of the faculty and departmental building. Dr. J. B. Reynolds provides a history and profile of all of the College's Presidents. In addition, there are profiles of the O. A. C. Alumni Association and the O. A. C. Students' Co-operative. The Alumni column provides a detailed list of the people who...
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This issue's agricultural articles pertain to preparing seed potatoes, beekeeping in Canada, experimental results of autumn sown crops, and pedigrees of breeding stock. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on a visit to O. A. C. from a delegation of British students. Campus news reports on the forthcoming Fourth Year Judging Trip and the preparations for the various athletic teams. The Alumni column provides an...
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The highlight of this issue is the publication of the class standings and examination results. The students of the Class of 1930 wrote all of the articles contributed to this issue with topics ranging from the psychology of farming to amateur radio. Continued in this issue is the column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students, with a focus on the founding of the Geneva School of International Studies. The Alumni column provides an update of alumni activities. The...
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Several articles in this issue address the debate regarding the O. A. C. having a separate Board of Governors from the University of Toronto. The students of the Class of 1929 write most of the articles in this issue with topics ranging from the Experimental Farm System to clover as a silage crop. The column regarding the National Federation of Canadian University Students is continued in this issue. The editorial comments on the ferocity of the St. Patrick's Day tie fight. While the campus...
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The agricultural articles in this issue pertain to growing mushrooms, the importance of water purity for creameries, and the apple industry in British Columbia. Continued in this issue is a report on the formation of the National Federation of Canadian University Students. Other articles address the uses of beeswax, and a short story submitted by a student. The editorial comments on the lack of college songs on campus and support for a national movement toward forest conservation. Campus news...
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This issue begins with an article presenting the history of the National Federation of Canadian University Students. Agricultural articles pertain to the causes of plant diseases, exporting horses to Russia, and the reclaiming of dykelands in Nova Scotia. Poultry articles address raising ducks and the poultry industry in Ontario. Reprinted in this issue is an article on public speaking from the December 1893 issue of the O. A. C. Review. A student of the Class of 1927 contributes a short story....
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