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Inauguration of W.I. Meeting – June 1917

The Goold Hall, 5 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, was packed on Wednesday afternoon when a conference to inaugurate Women’s Rural Institutes in Scotland was presided over by Sir Robert P. Wright of the Board of Agriculture. The work of organisation … Continue reading

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Rural Regeneration – April 1917

Our able correspondent, Mrs Blair, has sent for my perusal two leaflets on Women’s Institutes, issued by the Agricultural Organisation Society, a body “which has been formed for the purpose of advocating the principles of co-operation amongst agriculturists in England … Continue reading

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Death of a Prairie Chicken – February 1910

(Not to be put off by her critics over Killing the Turkeys, Margaret posted this story) One day I chanced to be relating to some town friends the story of the killing of the turkeys and, after laughing heartily, one … Continue reading

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