Hays


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Hays,

city (1990 pop. 17,767), seat of Ellis co., W central Kans.; inc. 1885. It is a rail, trade, and medical center in a grain, cattle, and oil area. Manufactures include electronic equipment, plastics, feeds, medical supplies, aircraft, and motorcycles. Fort Hays was established (1865) 14 mi (23 km) southeast of the city, on a stagecoach road to Denver. The fort was abandoned in 1889 and the land turned over to the state with the understanding that it be used for a school, an agricultural experiment station, and a state park. The school has grown into Fort Hays Kansas State Univ.; the agricultural experiment station (laid out 1901) is one of the world's largest; and Frontier Historical Park, a state historic site, contains the fort's surviving buildings.
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Thank you; now make haste with the letter to Hay, and return as fast as you can.
I had it still before me when I entered Hay, and slipped the letter into the post- office; I saw it as I walked fast down-hill all the way home.
The oxen had started back from their hay, and were standing with their heads down the street, leaving room for the party to act in.
Throw the hay into the cart,” said Edwards, “or they will suspect how it has been done.
The steward was seated on the hay, and enjoined to hold his peace and apply the goad that was placed in his hand, while the oxen were urged on.
Billy had discovered the state of the steward’s mind, and he walked for some time alongside of the cart, musing with himself, when he took the goad from Benjamin (who fell back on the hay and was soon asleep) and drove his cattle down the street, over the bridge, and up the mountain, toward a clearing in which he was to work the next day, without any other interruption than a few hasty questions from parties of the constables.
Hay Denver and upon the Misses Walker, we must call upon this Mrs.
Ronald Tonks, Interview with Brooks Hays, August, 1977, 539 (Hays Supplementary Papers, Series Five, Sub-Series One, Box One, File Three.
Certainly, as Hays tells us, the contemporary Jean-Marie Morel, probable designer of the marquis de Giradin's stately jardin anglais, Ermenonville, is supposed to have regarded Monceau 'with the most supreme contempt'.
We cut hays in this manner three times resulting in six hays (Hay 1, 8 July PM; Hay 2, 9 July AM; Hay 3,13 August PM; Hay 4, 14 August AM; Hay 5, 22 September PM; and Hay 6, 23 September AM).
To head off the boycott and the threat of nationwide censorship, the studios gave the Hays Office a new production code, written by a Catholic priest, and new power to enforce it.
Because of larger stocks and lower prices, harvested hay area this year is expected to be down about 3 percent from 1991's total of 62.