Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 6

Front Cover
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 513 - Spirits, or strong water, of all sorts, not sweetened, not exceeding the strength of proof by Sykes' hydrometer, and so on in proportion for any greater strength of proof and for any greater or less quantity than...
Page 203 - It must occasion regret to know that the work does not appear to have been very carefully attended to. The Minister and Secretary of State for the Department of Agriculture, Commerce, and Public Works, in his annual report, dated...
Page 438 - ... by a fine of not less than fifty dollars and not more than two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than thirty days nor more than ninety days, or both.
Page 420 - ... the savage the primitive man, we should then find savage tribes furnished, scantily enough, it might be, with the elements of speech, yet at the same time with its fruitful beginnings, its vigorous and healthful germs. But what does their language on close inspection prove ? In every case what they are themselves, the remnant and ruin of a better and a nobler past. Fearful indeed is the impress of degradation which is stamped on the language of the savage, more fearful perhaps even than that...
Page 421 - The objects of the society are philanthropic. It does not aim at permanent political control but seeks the neutrality of the valley. The United States cannot be indifferent to this work nor to the interests of their citizens involved in it.
Page 593 - ... 2░, or by Fahrenheit scale, 104░ and 32░. Inland orchards usually do well around lakes on account of the constant climate. Groves are also to be seen on table-lands, but always on the south side of mountains ; in such localities the temperature is as given above. Sharp fruit trees need a damp soil, and if the land does not contain sufficient moisture it is impossible to obtain a good crop. On naturally dry soil, therefore, water near by is of great value. Orchards in this province and in all...
Page 144 - The council have to report that the results of the examinations in connection with the science and art department and the City and Guilds of London Institute...
Page 664 - Miters profoundly, and causes the same to fall off from the tree before its maturity. The insect is one-half of a centimeter long; of a black color in the ground, although with some yellow-whitish spots and lines ; the wings are transparent and crossed by four yellow and black ribbons ; the belly peduncular and round behind. The female possesses a borer with which it pierces the skin of the fruit to place an egg in the hole thus prepared. This egg produces a grub...
Page 150 - Samnelson responded, and proposed a vote of thanks to the chairman, which, was seconded by Mr.
Page 210 - A good part of the local transportation would be on muleback or by boat. Though the manner of life is attended with the usual drawbacks of new settlements, the colonies, as a rule, enjoy good health, and are prospering financially.

Bibliographic information