Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Volume 6
V. 40, pt. 1; v. 41, pt. 1; v. 42, pt. 2, and v. 43, pt. 2, are Constitution, by-laws, business transactions, etc., for distribution to members. Brief historical sketches of the society are given in the volume for 1864/68, p. -8, and in v. 56, 1926, p. 21-22. List of members in [v. 1]-39, 1870/71-1909; v. 40, pt. 1; v. 41, pt. 1; v. 42, pt. 2; v. 43, pt. 2, 1910-13.
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Page 90 - That palter with us in a double sense ; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Page 130 - These last are at first white, and all the parts soft as the pupa, and they frequently remain in the earth for weeks at a time, until thoroughly hardened, and then, on some favorable night in May, they rise in swarms and fill the air.
Page 118 - ... head and first segment, magnified; i, the cocoon which it spins; d, the chrysalis to which it changes; /, the moth which escapes from the chrysalis, as it appears when at rest; g, the moth with wings expanded.
Page 127 - It then stuffs the upper end of the passage with sawdustlike powder, and the lower part with curly fibres of wood, after which it rests from its labors. It thus finishes its gnawing work during the commencement of the third winter, but remains motionless in the larval state until the following spring, when it casts off its skin once more and becomes a pupa.
Page 95 - Though they smile in vain for what once was ours, They are love's last gift — bring ye flowers, pale flowers ! Bring flowers to the shrine where we kneel in prayer, They are nature's offering, their place is there ! They speak of hope to the fainting heart, With a voice of promise they come and part, They sleep in dust through the wintry hours, They break forth in glory — bring flowers, bright flowers ! THE CRUSADER'S RETURN. "Alas! the mother that him bare, If she had been in presence there,...
Page 127 - ... the following spring. On approach of the second winter, it is about one-half grown, and still living on the sap-wood, and it is at this time...
Page 128 - May, it is advisable to examine the trees in the fall, at which time the young worms that hatched through the summer may be generally detected and easily cut out without injury to the tree.
Page 130 - Soon after pairing, the female beetle creeps into the earth, especially wherever the soil is loose and rough, and after depositing her eggs, to the number of iorty or fifty — dies. These hatch in the course of a month, and, the grubs growing slowly, do not attain full size till the early spring of the third year, when they construct an ovoid chamber, lined with a gelatinous fluid ; change into pupae, and soon afterwards into beetles.