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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:
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,
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,
[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.
233 32 225 00 1,000 00
For bank overdraft at beginning of year
premiums of 1878.
lumber and material
expenses of members of the Board....
118 26 302 35
220 26 1,750 00 598 97 168 06
Showing total amount paid out by the Treasurer to be......
cash in hands of Treasurer of
The liabilities of the Board are as follows:
For outstanding checks of former years
1878 ... For premiums of 1878, as follows:
1,703 50 1,456 00 1,587 00 304 00 341 00 754 00 525 00 1,171 00
142 50 153 00
PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL SESSION
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.
D, H. Benschoter. ....R. L. Sharp.
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.
.D. J. Root.
H. Y. Beebe.
.J. K. Neiz.
.S. N. Edwards.
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.