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sands of the common people. With fish and rice, they feed more than all other sorts of food together. Maize is cultivated exactly like corn in Kansas or Iowa. It looks wonderfully like a bit of home to see a field of this familiar plant, with its silky banners and its steel-gray
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tassels. Three crops a year from the same land is common, and the yield runs from twenty-five to forty bushels to the acre, according to soil, rainfall, and cultivation. It is ground in handmills, and eaten in the form of hoe-cake.
The cacao-tree is an attractive-looking bush, with a greenish yellow foliage, Its cultivation is a risky busi-