House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 14

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Page 5 - He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth...
Page 394 - No Texas, Mexican, or Indian cattle shall be driven or otherwise conveyed into, or remain, in any county in this State, between the first day of March and the first day of November in each year, by any person or persons whatsoever.
Page 464 - Technology, for the purpose of instituting and maintaining a society of arts, a museum of arts, and a school of industrial science, and aiding generally, by suitable means, the advancement, development and practical application of science in connection with arts, agriculture, manufactures and commerce...
Page 389 - They may make regulations in writing to regulate or prohibit the passage from, to or through their respective cities or towns, or from place to place within the same, of any...
Page 443 - ... stock, sheep, grain, and mixed farming; geology. (Dana's,) moral philosophy, (Haven's,) political economy, (A. Walker's.) Agricultural, zoological, botanical, and geological excursions during the fall and spring terms of the second and third year will be conducted under the guidance of the professor of agriculture and the professor of natural sciences, and are intended to be thoroughly practical in their character.
Page 108 - ... problem, respecting which different philosophers have given such different opinions ; some referring it to the nature of the sap, as De la Hire ; others, as Darwin, to the living powers of the plant, and the stimulus of air upon the leaves, and of moisture upon the roots. The effect is now shown to be connected with mechanical causes ; and there seems no other power in nature to which it can with propriety be referred, but gravity, which acts universally, and which must tend to dispose the parts...
Page 136 - ... rise to those stems and leaves which naturally form upon the primitive stem. That this is something like a true explanation is further proved by the fact, that in the practice of planting shoots the use of blue media is highly advantageous. It appears to increase the tendency to the development of roots, and it is satisfactory to learn that some gardeners have, without any knowledge of the cause, employed cobalt blue glasses to aid in the
Page 195 - Low situations should be avoided on account of the greater extremes of temperature prevalent in valleys than in places of moderate elevation, and the consequent probability of injury from late spring and early winter frosts. A sloping hill-side, contiguous to a well-defined valley, forms the choicest orchard site, not only for pears, but for other fruits as well. To insure the greatest advantage from position, the trees should not be planted lower than within fifty feet of upright elevation from...
Page 464 - ... there shall be appropriated and paid to its treasurer, each year, on the warrant of the governor, for its endowment, support and maintenance...
Page 387 - INDIANA is declared to be: any structure, or hedge or ditch, in the nature of a fence, used for th'e purpose of inclosure, which is such as good husbandmen generally keep, and such as shall, on the testimony of skillful men, appear to be sufficient.

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