Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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all days to be born was the5th of Phamenoth, the day of the greatfeast in honor of Neith, the mother-god ofEgypt. Heredotus wrote about that feastmore than two thousand years ago. Hecalls it the Feast of Lamps, when everyhouse must be illuminated. There were days when no one must gohunting or fishing, special days for eatingbeef or drinking wine, days when it wasunlucky to travel, and one was marked,Do nothing at all to-day! THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERA-TION OF EXPOSITIONS A CONGRESS of a diplomatic char-acter representing no less thantwenty-six governments was held onOctober 7th, at Berlin. It was organizedby the International Federation of Exposi-tion Committees, and the congress was oc-cupied with establishing a basis for holdingexpositions in various countries, and it alsotook measures to draw up rules for theawarding of prizes on such occasions. Inthis way all such questions are likely tobe settled in a satisfactory manner owingto an international agreement upon exposi-tion matters.
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SAVE THE FLOWERS WHEN your neighbors pets render it impossible to grow flowersunprotected, make the beds safe with a small fence of ExcelsiorRust-Proof Flower Guard. It is strong, ornamental andlasting. You can place it in moist ground without painting and it willnot rust. The heavy coating of zinc protects it perfectly. If you are going to use any wire Fencing, Trellis, Arches, Tree or BedGuards, investigate the Excelsior Rust-Proof products. They last foryears without repairs. Sold by Hardware Dealers ASK us for Catalog E showing these goods in use and asample of the Rust-Proof finish. WRIGHT WIRE COMPANY Worcester, Massachusetts
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