Annual Report, Volume 19

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Includes abstract of the Proceedings of the county agricultural societies.
 

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Page 38 - ... that a sum, not exceeding ten per centum upon the amount received by any State under the provisions of this act, may be expended for the purchase of lands for sites or experimental farms, whenever authorized by the respective legislatures of said States.
Page 57 - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts...
Page 66 - First, If any portion of the fund invested as provided by the foregoing section, or any portion of the interest thereon, shall, by any action or contingency, be diminished or lost, it shall be replaced by the State to which it belongs...
Page 98 - That the sum of two hundred dollars be and the same is hereby appropriated from the treasury for the use of the Board ; and an...
Page 97 - Agriculture, for the purpose of deliberation and consultation as to the wants, prospects, and condition of the agricultural interests throughout the State...
Page 246 - The towns were deserted, and the country left uncultivated ; and the western provinces of Europe, which had enjoyed a considerable degree of opulence under the Roman Empire, sank into the lowest state of poverty and barbarism. During the continuance of those confusions, the chiefs and principal leaders of those nations acquired, or usurped to themselves, the greater part of the lands of those countries. A great part of them was uncultivated ; but no part of them, whether cultivated or uncultivated,...
Page 406 - ... 4. Direction of the minor drains 'down the steep,' and that of the mains along the bottom of the chief hollow — tributary mains being provided for the lesser hollows. The reason assigned for the minor drains following the line of steepest descent, was, that 'the stratification generally lies in sheets, at an angle to the surface.' " 5. As to material — Stones preferred to tiles and pipes.
Page 97 - December, an annual meeting of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture, together -with the president of each county Agricultural Society, or other delegate therefrom, duly authorized, who shall, for the time being, be exofficio members of the State Board of Agriculture...
Page 259 - A merchant is accustomed to employ his money chiefly in profitable projects; whereas a mere country gentleman is accustomed to employ it chiefly in expence. The one often sees his money go from him and return to him again with a profit: the other, when once he parts with it, very seldom expects to see any more of it. Those different habits naturally affect their temper and disposition in every sort of business. A merchant is commonly a bold; a...
Page 611 - The reports of the secretary and treasurer were read and accepted. The report of the committee appointed on preservation of the transactions was received from Dr. Coulter and the matter referred to the executive committee. "A !New Operation for Cleft Palate

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