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Page 38 - 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 299 - The course of instruction shall embrace the English language and literature, mathematics, civil engineering, agricultural chemistry, animal and vegetable anatomy and physiology, the veterinary art, entomology, geology, and such other natural sciences as may be prescribed, technology, political, rural and household economy, horticulture, moral philosophy, history, bookkeeping, and especially the application of science and the mechanic arts to practical agriculture in the field.
Page 298 - The design of the institution, in fulfillment of the injunction of the Constitution, is to afford thorough instruction in agriculture, and the natural sciences connected therewith. To effect that object most completely, the institution shall combine physical with intellectual education, and shall be a high seminary of learning, in which the graduate of the common school can commence, pursue, and finish a course of study, terminating in thorojgh theoretic and practical instruction in those sciences...
Page 39 - T per cent, shall be regularly applied under the direction of the State board of agriculture to the support and maintenance of the State Agricultural 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, in order to promote...
Page 38 - No portion of said fund, nor the interest thereon, shall be applied, directly or indirectly, under any pretence whatever, to the purchase, erection, preservation or repair of any building or buildings.
Page 304 - January of each year when the legislature is not in session, which report shall embrace all statements, accounts, statistics, prize essays, and other information relative to agriculture in general, proceedings of the State board of agriculture, of the State agricultural college and farm, of the State agricultural society, and of the county and district agricultural societies...
Page 194 - Animals that have been imperfectly nourished during growth, have their bones disproportionately large. If such deficiency of nourishment originated from a constitutional defect, which is the most frequent cause, they remain weak during life. Large bones, therefore, generally indicate an imperfection in the organs of nutrition.
Page 306 - Agriculture for the purposes aforesaid, and shall be drawn from the treasury on the presentation of the proper certificates of the said board to the Auditor General, and on his warrant to the State Treasurer.
Page 300 - State agricultural college, the farm pertaining thereto, and lands which may be vested in the college by State legislation...
Page 181 - He said that he frequently bred from the father and the daughter, and the mother and the son. This is not what I consider as breeding in-and-in ; for the daughter is only half of the same blood as the father, and will probably partake, in a great degree, of the properties of the mother.