In three or four years after planting cut off the trunk about as high as a man's waist or shoulder and put in the graft from the best variety available.
Even speech, at first, necessarily has nothing to do with it; but it follows after silence, as the buds in the graft do not put forth into leaves till long after the graft has taken.
I, which letters stand for an attempt to graft a new creed on to the tree of religion in India which was bearing fruit at a period when we were hobnobbing in caves, with a boulder or good stout club as reasons for existence.
Many persons cannot understand why it is that plants so luxuriant in growth fail to bloom, but when they discover that this growth comes from the root below where the graft was inserted, the mystery is explained to them.
This deplorable social condition is largely responsible for the multitudinous forms of graft that exist to-day.
In spite of the apparent prevalence of graft and the seemingly unprecedented dishonesty of those who serve the public, there are not wanting signs of the coming of better things.
The public mind is becoming especially active just at this time in combating graft in all forms, and is ready to aid in its destruction.
The spirit of graft that has pervaded our ranks, especially here in the West, is doing much to lower the standard and undermine the morals and ethics of the profession.
The graft that has been uncovered lately in connection with the preparation and sale of medicines, drugs and nostrums is almost incredible when we think of the danger to health and human life involved.
The graft is to have a near-worm manufactured of delicate rubber and compressed into a capsule.
He not always hated because he mutilates humanity so much, as because his spectacular graft in surgery is sure to be taken as proof conclusive that he is superior in all other departments of therapeutics.
And it is time for society to recognize some of the responsibility for graft that rests on it, for setting standards that cause commercialism to dominate the age.
There is another graft now that is taking the place of the one just mentioned, to some extent at least.
Will pears do to grafton the peach, or will plums do well on the peach?
Cut off and graftin the branches above the main forking of the tree; leaving at least one large branch to be grafted later or to be cut out entirely if you have peach growth enough to fill the top sufficiently.
Would it be proper to graft one-year California black walnut seedlings that must also be transplanted?
The peach is more difficult to graft than other fruit trees, because of the drying back of the bark.
Graft toward the latter part of the dormant season, say when the buds are swelling for a new start.
I have 10 to 15 acres of black oak trees which I wish to graft over to chestnuts.
How shall I make the bridge-graft or root-graft over the trunks of trees girdled by gophers?
A flute or ring graft or bud does well on small seedlings - that is, removing a ring or cylinder of the bark from the stock and putting in its place a cylinder from the variety desired, cut to fit accurately.
I have an idea to plant apple seeds instead of trees: planting three or four seeds for each hill, right in the place where I would grow the trees, and select the best one to graft on.
Graft near the ground all those which are sending suckers from below the graft.
Can I graft over a few Ben Davis apple trees 25 years old or thereabouts, but thrifty and vigorous?
If the device of using the public lands to graft Government onto Conservation had not been invented by some civic genius, we would have had 90 percent of conservation to 10 percent of controversy.
A good graftwas to work the fairs at Danbury, Waverly, Philadelphia and Pittsburg, and the foot-ball games at Princeton.
Sheenie Annie's graft broadened, and from dipping and small shop-lifting she rose to a position where she doubled up with a mob of clever hotel workers, and made large amounts of money.
I did not graft except when my funds were very low, and so, of course, contrary to my plans, I saved no fall-money.
When I got my hand in again, I began to go for stone-getting, which was a fat graft in those days, when the Lexow committee was beginning their reform.
He explained the insurance graft to me, and I still think it the surest and most lucrative of all grafts.
Our tools for this graft were pen, paper, and ink; and one new shovel and pick-axe.
But I wasn't much at the graft during the seven months I remained on the outside.
I continued to dip, however, more boldly than ever and to do a good deal of day work; in which comparatively humble graft the servant girls, as I have already said, used to help us out considerably.
It lasted for five or six months, when Mike stopped it as a regular graft because of the growing cupidity of the keepers.
But after a while this lucrative graft came to an end, for the collector began to get "next".
As soon as I had picked out a good mob to join I began to graft again.
I was eager to get out, of course, but I knew way down in my mind, that it would be only to graft again.
The stock on which the graft is made is not the thing which you wish to fructify.
But though the stock does not need to be changed, you can change and renew your graft as much and as often as you like.
You are an admirable example of that happy graft which we mentioned just now.
One may wonder how the morality of those tawny Semites was enabled to graft itself upon your alien white-skinned race with such tenacity as to influence your whole national development.
When the roar comes, it'll be up to you, and Mullins will throw up his hands and accuse you of having a private graft of some sort with the railroad clerks in the claim office.
The crooked chief of police had turned me over to the crooked coal company to do crooked work, and I was to be held up for a graft on my salary.
He might be following you up to get a graft out of you.
Graft became the one object of the political seeker after office.
Grafting in this state never has cost the taxpayer a dollar," was one of the slogans of a machine government in its attempts to perpetuate that machine for the purposes of King Graft and his court.
Nine states in the union of forty-five states recently have declared that graft exposures have not been in their categories of political publicity for a year.
No man in all our country is so feared by evil doers of all classes as the author of this revelation of the ways and wiles of wicked men and women, who graft and swindle, rob and corrupt their fellows in defiance of law and justice.
Suddenly the "good fellow" at a state capitol who had with him the perquisites of good fellowship in graftmeasure found himself facing the interrogation: "What are you doing here?
After these, the huge powers of the land, cleansed states, counties and cities must join the Augean stable-cleaning, for graft is everywhere.
The court of King Graft has been attacked and threatened as never before, and with greater showing.
There have been many virtuous kings and honest feudal lords, but the despotism of graft never founded its rule upon a semblance of the moral law.
Graft in its highest personification is the king of the American nation in political, commercial and social life.
Here is a story, given in the words of the man himself, which shows how the charity graft is worked in a number of ways.
This is a story of the most despicable graft extant.
The writer of this article has enjoyed intimate personal association with the great detective, both in the capacity of a newspaper reporter, magazine writer and anti-graft worker.
The result, first, was a campaign upon the man who had the graftto dispense.