Science: The Wizard's Garden

Manufacturer Ford had suggested it. So had Inventor Edison. Their good friend, Horticulturist Luther Burbank, last week virtually decided upon it—to sell his extensive experimental gardens at Santa Rosa, Calif., not to commercial interests (that course never entered his head), not to a great and eager Eastern university ("probably Harvard"), nor yet to the University of Southern California (though that institution made "elaborate overtures"), but surely to a university whose scientists would maintain and perpetuate his labors, and what more appropriate than to Leland Stanford Jr. University, where of recent years he,...

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