Boston Register and Business Directory, Issue 83 (Google eBook)

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Sampson & Murdock, 1918 - Boston (Mass.)
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Page 66 - A red flag with a black center indicates that a storm of marked violence is expected . The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind: red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly (from southwest to north).
Page 66 - Each bottle shall be wrapped in paper or other absorbent substance and then all placed in a box made of cardboard or other suitable material and packed in a container made of double-faced corrugated pasteboard of good quality. The corners of the container...
Page 66 - A parcel must not be accepted for mailing unless it bears the name and address of the sender, preceded by the word "From.
Page 66 - Parcels weighing more than 8 ounces containing books, seeds, plants, etc., parcels of miscellaneous printed matter weighing more than 4 pounds...
Page 66 - The pennants displayed with the flags indicate the direction of the wind; red, easterly (from northeast to south); white, westerly (from southwest to north). The pennant above the flag indicates that the wind is expected to blow from the northerly quadrant; below, from the southerly quadrant.
Page 66 - All kinds of poison, and all articles and compositions containing poison, and all poisonous animals, insects, and reptiles, and explosives of all kinds, and inflammable materials, and infernal machines, and mechanical, chemical, or other devices or compositions which may ignite or explode, and...
Page 22 - ... cents a mile may be made for each mile or fraction of a mile in excess of the first mile. When a vehicle is dismissed at a point more than two miles distant from the place at which it was engaged or from the place in which it was when called, a charge of...
Page 66 - The bottle must be very strong and must be inclosed in a block or tube of metal, wood, papier-mache, or similar material; and there must be provided between the bottle and the block or tube a cushion of cotton, felt, or other absorbent. The block or tube, if of wood...
Page 65 - ... when intended for delivery at the office of mailing or on a rural route starting therefrom when inclosed in...
Page 66 - The hurricane warning consists of two red flags with black centers, displayed one above the other. It is used to announce the expected approach of tropical hurricanes, and also of those extremely severe and dangerous storms which occasionally move across the great lakes and the Northern Atlantic Coast. The flags are the same as the one now used for the distinctive signal, the pennants being omitted.

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