A FULL-BEARDED man, grisly gray both as to hair and beard, with a stiff leg that at once made you think of a soldier who carried still the scars of battle, stumped his way among the desks of the young doctors and students of the famous Institute Pasteur. This was my first, vision of the great French scientist, Louis Pasteur that I had, as a student in his laboratory in Paris, nearly forty years ago.
CAN you picture an old-fashioned gray house on an elm shaded street in a little middle western city? Then, can you go inside and find yourself in a. quaint old home into which the sound of a jangling telephone has never entered?
Will you imagine your host, a delightfully entertaining elderly man, interested in anything which has to do with dairying?
By: 0. E: Reed
STRIVE to do all the good possible for mankind." Thus advised one whose name is widely known in connection with various forms of concentrated food-Gail Borden. And the spirit which prompted these words caused him to become interested in the inventions which made him famous. Particularly is this true in his relation to the dairy industry. Although he did his work nearly a century ago his name is at present almost a household word.
IT IS TRUE that this country has a long list of inventions to its credit, but the cream separator is not. one of them. It was invented by Carl Gustaf De Laval in Sweden in 1878,a little more than 50 years ago.
Gustaf De Laval was born in Sweden May 9, 1845. The name De Laval is of French origin. One of his ancestors came from France and settled in Sweden in 1622. This ancestor seems to have come of a warrior family, as he is reported to have thought with Gustavus Adolphus in at least one of the campaigns carried on by that great Swedish general.
NEVER quit a. job till you have won. And be reasonably sure you can master any situation you tackle." It is a good many years since these words or their substance came across the desk of G. H. Eckles to a raw country boy who was just, completing his college course.
BY: W. A. Gordon
A MERRY, little man, whose twinkling bright eyes belie the accuracy of his estimate that he is "physically sound but mentally bankrupt,'' is Theophilus Levi Haecker. Deep furrows line his face, but they are joyous wrinkles-the wrinkles of a man who has laughed much, even while arduous labor of mind and body was leaving its impress.
A MOST any pleasant day in Balboa Park, San Diego. California, one may see inspecting the botanical and zoological treasures, a tall, white-haired man with the sensitive face of an idealist, but, with the high-bridged nose and firm mouth of the doer. Strangers often ask his name for William Arnon Henry is still a courtly and arresting figure as he nears his eightieth birthday.
THE dairy industry owes a great debt to William Dempster Hoard. An early champion of the specialized dairy cow and a crusader for sound and businesslike, dairy practices, his influence upon the industry is immeasurable.
A TOWN boy's love for handling dairy cow? gave dairying one of its ten master minds. Hunziker, the scientist of dairy manufacture, spent most of his boyhood summers working at all sorts of jobs on the dairy farms of the neighborhood.
IT IS a long way from milking cows on a. Kansas farm to the scientific determination of why milk is man's most important food. Yet this distance is covered by the life and scientific achievements of Dr. E. V. McCollum, who is now only 51 years of age.