Estimating the yield of hurds at 2½ tons per acre, this should give a total quantity of about 3,750 tons.
A word must be said about the heraldry on hurds book-plates.
Certainly not, that which is honest and arranges that obligation is not telling more of remembering the hurds.
With respect to its execution, the justice of Dr. hurds censure cannot be controverted.
hurds are available only from machine-broken hemp, for the cost of collecting them from the hand brakes would be too great.
hurds from -3- water-retted hemp are cleaner and softer than those from dew-retted hemp.
This small weight of charge constitutes one of the most serious objections to the use of hurds in paper manufacture.
The hurds thus produced contain a small percentage of soluble gums, chiefly of the pectose series.
In the case of wood, this condition ordinarily would indicate undercooking, but might not in the case of hurds.
The weight of hurds is about five times that of the fiber, or somewhat greater from hemp grown on peaty soils.