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Image from page 184 of “City homes on country lanes; philosophy and practice of the home-in-a-garden” (1921)

Identifier: cityhomesoncount00smyt
Title: City homes on country lanes; philosophy and practice of the home-in-a-garden
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Smythe, William E. (William Ellsworth), 1861-1922
Subjects: Garden cities — United States Country life Gardening
Publisher: New York : Macmillan
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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INTEiVHlVE CUI/nVATIUN OK THE MAKKET SQUABA. Red Carnoau.v. B. Silver Kings. C. White Kings Broiled Squab, and That Sort of Thing 14?7 supermnn of tlic little lands, Mr. Otto Reichardt, whoraised white Pekin ducks at the rate of 40,000 to tenacres, and whose facilities and operations were all on amagnificent scale. Like Mr. King with his squabs, Mr.Reichardts duck enterprise started as a side issue ona small lot, while he was employed at a trade. In 17years this side issue developed into the main issue, witha plant costing $250,000, doing an annual business of$350,000, and with net profits that enabled him to livein an aristocratic suburb, and go the gait with the bestof em. It is indeed a fascinating life story, but notparticularly applicable to the immediate theme, exceptas showing that plenty of ducks for the enrichment ofthe luxurious table may be kept successfully on a verysmall space by modern intensive methods. Probably most readers will be surprised to be toldthat the lordly t

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Tagged: , bookid:cityhomesoncount00smyt , bookyear:1921 , bookdecade:1920 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Smythe__William_E___William_Ellsworth___1861_1922 , booksubject:Garden_cities____United_States , booksubject:Country_life , booksubject:Gardening , bookpublisher:New_York___Macmillan , bookcontributor:University_of_California_Libraries , booksponsor:MSN , bookleafnumber:184 , bookcollection:cdl , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection

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