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Wisconsin Dairymen's Association / Thirty-first annual report of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association : held at Fond du Lac, Wis., February 11, 12 and 13, 1903. Report of the proceedings, annual address of the president, and interesting essays and discussions relating to the dairy interests

Gurler, H. B.
Annual records of fifty cows in one stable and the lessons they teach,   pp. 92-105 PDF (3.3 MB)

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92           Thiry-firsf A sma Rer -of the 
Convention met at 2:30 P. M., February 12, 1903. 
President Emery in the chair. 
Address by M D. Gurler, D)e Kalb, ID. 
Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Convention: I awn an 
Illinois man, but I never realize when I come acress the state 
line into Wisconsin. Our interests in the northern prt of 
Illinois are more like your interests than they are like the in- 
terests further south in our state, and to tell you the truth I have 
sometimes become so tired trying to create a dairy atmsphe 
down there that I have actually wished that the Wiscotsin state 
line was far enough south to tke in mU aunty. It is with 
great pleasure that I find myself here again with you Wisconsin 
people. Back some fifteen years ago I saw mnre of you, but 
there are some of the old wheel horse still alive, and it does 
me good to meet them. We are dropping off, one by one, but let 
us keep lively as long as we can. 
When Professor Henrv first came here I was doing a little ex- 
perimental work myself, trying to build up a dairy on the farm, 
and he was writing in the Live Stock. Journal over the signature 
"Alimientation."  I didn't know who "Alimeutation" was
we had a State Dairy convention at Sterling, and Professor 
Henry was there, and he came and introduced himself to me, and 
told me he was going to jump onto me on some of mly frigwres 
and we have been good friends ever sim    Then, when he 
started the dairy school down here at Madison, I got a letter from 

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