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Ordered, That the following be incorporated in the premium list for 1879: Trio Sumatra pheasants ; folding bedstead; child's bedstead ; lodge and military supplies; pneumatic middlings purifier; lawn mower; wool press and tier; hay tedder; threehorse plow; apple-parer; display of minerals ; traction farm engine; adjustable buggy top: hand-carving; air-castles ; display gents' furnishing goods; gent's overcoat; propared ferns; medley pictures.

Ordered, That diplomas be awarded as follows:
Davidson & Rutlidge, for farm traction engine.
Buffalo Forge Company, for portable forge.
Thos. B. Wbiley, for automatic gate.
Halm, Bellows & Butler, for parlor inlaid table.
Geo. Bobbs, agent, for lot of Enreka salt.

On motion, Messrs. Murphy, Smith, and Wing were appointed a committee to examine and report on essays.

Adjourned to meet Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.

TUESDAY MORNING, 10 o'clock. Members all present except Messrs. Stickney and Stone.

The committee to whom was referred the accounts of the Treasurer and Acting Secretary reported as follows:

We, the undersigned committee appointed to examine the accounts of the Treasurer and Acting Seeretary of the Board, would respectfully report that we have carefully examined the same, and find the books accurately and neatly kept, and that all the checks issued correspond in amount with the vouchers for the same, as required by the by-laws of the Board.

B. W. CARLISLE,
LEO WELTZ,
W. N. COWDEN,

Committee, Recess until 2 o'cock P.M.

2 O'CLOCK P.M. Agreed, That Mr. Poyntz, of Kentucky, be allowed the premium on milking cow “Madam Kyle," provided be present a sworn statement as to the amount of milk and butter produced in a given time.

Ordered, That the Acting Secretary communicate with J. H. Benson relative to the exhibition of four at the late Ohio State Fair.

Agreed, That J. B. Howo be granted a Silver Medal for “Wanzer Sewing Machino" exhibited at the lato Fair.

Agreed, That Leonard Crow, of Licking county, be awarded the premium of $30 for best crop of five acres barley, he having complied fully with the regairements of the Board relative to sworn statements, ete.

Adjourned to meet in convention in the Ohio Senate Chamber Wednesday, 10 o'clock A.M., January 8. Last meeting of the Board of 1878. Attest:

JAS. W. FLEMING,

Acting Secretary.

FINANCIAL STATEMENT.

[For approval of the following, see report of committee to examine accounts of Treasurer and acting Secretary.]

COLUMBUS, January 7, 1879. JOHN M. PUGH, President of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture :

DEAR SIR: The following exhibit of the financial transactions and condition of the State Board of Agriculture for the year ending December, 1878, as appearing from the several accounts, I herewith respectfully submit.

Jas. W. FLEMING, Acting Secretary.

TOTAL RECEIPTS DURING THE YEAR.
From State appropriation....

contingent fund..
sundries, cash..
M, Gumble..
Dill Weigand
State Fair receipts..
Osborne..
Hershiser
Hocking Valley tickets

$3,000 00

233 32 225 00 1,000 00

50 00
9,541 75
1,050 00

75 00
37 75

Total

$15,212 82

DISBURSEMENTS.

For bank overdraft at beginning of year
“ outstanding checks of former years..

premiums of 1878.
" printing and advertising

lumber and material
“ forage and refreshments.

expenses of members of the Board....
labor and assistance.
express and freight....

office expenses......
" postage and telegraph......
" Secretary.
16 clerk.....
" interest on overdraft.

$3,580 41

198 00
1,303 00
2,171 90

233 81
659 25

511 04
3,437 45

118 26 302 35

220 26 1,750 00 598 97 168 06

$15,252 76

399 00

Total .....
From which deduct outstanding unpaid checks of present year....

Showing total amount paid out by the Treasurer to be......
Which deducted from gross receipts as above, shows a present balance of

cash in hands of Treasurer of

$14,853 76

359 06

The liabilities of the Board are as follows:

$221 95
399 00

For outstanding checks of former years

1878 ... For premiums of 1878, as follows:

On horses...
On cattle
On sheep, swine, and poultry
On machinery, etc.....
On mechanics' and manufacturers' products
On domestic fabrics, etc
On farm products
On fruits, flowers, and fine arts ..
Horse premiums, extraordinary

Flower
For bills for advertising State Fair of 1878, on file and awaiting

payment......
For printing Bulletin of 1878 .....
For miscellaneous acoounts awaiting adjustment

1,703 50 1,456 00 1,587 00 304 00 341 00 754 00 525 00 1,171 00

142 50 153 00

361 60
200 00
547 65

Total
Less cash on hand.

$9,867 20

359 06

Actual liabilities

$9,508 14

PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL SESSION

OF TIIE

OHIO STATE AGRICULTURAL CONVENTION.

SENATE CHAMBER, COLUMBUS, Ohio,

Wednesday, January 8, 1879—10 o'clock A.M. The Convention was called to order at 10 A.M., by the President, Judge John M. Pugh, and the roll of counties called by the Secretary, James W. Fleming, representatives from sixty eight counties being present.

Allen
Athens...
Belmont
Butler
Carroll..
Clarke..
Clermont
Clinton
Columbiana
Coshocton.....
Crawford
Cuyaboga
Darko
Delaware
Erie
Fairfield
Fayette
Franklin
Fulton
Gallia
Geauga
Greene....
Guernsey
Hamilton
Hardiu.....
Harrison ....
Hocking
Holmes
Huron

S. Sanford.
Isaac Stanley.
J. F. Charlesworth.
Jas. Giffin.
George H. Allen.
.Smith Wallace,
.J. O. Rapp.
Leo Weltz.
John Robinson.
.J. S. Elliot.
E. R. Kearsley.
.S. W. Knapp
Charles Negley.
. George Neilson.

D, H. Benschoter. ....R. L. Sharp.

Charles Palmer.
J. O'B. Reniok.
J. H. Bringbam.
Charles D. Baily.
Peter Hitchco
William McPherson.
..John Rose,
W. H. Hill.
W. A. Kelly.

John J. McFadden. .... Sam. E. Bay.

.. Robert F. Gray. .John A. Williamson.

Jefferson... Knox Lake Lawrence Licking Logan Lorain Lucas. Mahoning Marion... Medina Meigs Mercer Miami Monroe Montgomery Morgan Morrow Muskingum Noble Paulding... Perry Pickaway Portage Preble Patnam Ross Sandusky Shelby... Stark Summit Tramball Tuscarawas Van Wert.. Warren Washington... Williams.. Wood Wyandot

.....J. T. Kithcart.

.John C. Levering.
...E. T. C. Aldrich.
..L. Kelly.

William Parr.
William R. Pool.
.C. S. Mills.
..S. S. Ketchum.
..J. H. Shields.
George Riterer.
Geo. MO Ganyard.
J. L. Carpenter.

.D. J. Root.
....W. A. R. Tenny.
..Dr. Williams.
Ed. Thomas.
E. S. Fawcett.
Minor Harrod.
..Jno. M. Lane.

Dalzell.
.J. W. Fleming.
Samuel Arnold.
F. M. Black.

H. Y. Beebe.
..J. M. Daugherty.

C. Mack.
Jos. W. Clark,
.La Q. Rawson.
...S. Alex. Lockey.

.J. K. Neiz.
...John F. Moore.

.S. N. Edwards.
.S. Harmount.
I. W. McElwain.
. Samuel Irons.
..P. Palmer.
.J. P. Marsh.
E. B. Beaverstock.
..L. B. Harris.

On motion of B. W. Carlisle, of Fairfield, the chair appointed, as

COMMITTEE ON RULES AND ORDER OF BUSINESS, W. B. McClung, of Franklin; Simpson Harmount, of Tuscarawas; and D. L. Pope, of Geauga.

Isaac Glaze moved that the sergeant-at-arms of the Senate be requested to act as sergeant-at-arms of the Convention, which was agreed to.

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