Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide, Volume 1904 (Google eBook)

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Belo & Company, 1904 - Almanacs, American
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Page 14 - States, as a day of thanksgiving, or fasting and prayer, or other religious observance, shall, for all purposes whatever as regards the presenting for payment or acceptance, and of the protesting and giving notice of the dishonor of" bills of exchange, bank checks and promissory notes, made after the passage of this act, be treated and considered as the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday...
Page 17 - Dallam, Sherman, Hansford, Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Hartley, Moore, Hutchinson, Roberts, Hemphill, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Deaf Smith, Randall, Armstrong, Donley, Collingsworth, Farmer,. Castro, Swisher, Briscoe, Hall, Childress, Bailey, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Motley, Cottle...
Page 179 - It has failed to establish any public system of education, although possessed of almost boundless resources (the public domain) and, although it is an axiom, in political science, that unless a people are educated and enlightened it is idle to expect the continuance of civil liberty, or the capacity for self-government.
Page 89 - ... and it was so. And the earth brought forth grass, and herb yielding seed after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind ; and God saw that it was good. And the evening and the morning were the third day. And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night ; and let them be for signs and for seasons, and for days,' and years: and let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth:...
Page 190 - ... two horses and one wagon; one carriage or buggy; one gun ; twenty hogs ; twenty head of sheep ; all saddles, bridles, and harness necessary for the use of the family ; all provisions and forage on hand for home consumption; and all current wages for personal services.
Page 38 - No part of the plumage, skin or body of any bird protected by this section, shall be sold or had in possession for sale.
Page 17 - The following counties shall compose the first supreme judicial district: Newton, Jasper, Orange, Jefferson, Hardin, Tyler, Polk, Trinity, Houston, Madison, Walker, San Jacinto, Liberty, Chambers, Harris, Montgomery, Grimes, Washington, Waller, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Matagorda, Wharton, Colorado, Austin, Fayette, Lavaca, Jackson...
Page 56 - ... by an imaginary line, and by the river Sabine for a distance of 310 miles, and its productions are the same with those of many of the contiguous States of the Union. Such is the country, such are its inhabitants, and such its capacities to add to the general wealth of the Union. As to the latter, it may be safely asserted that in the magnitude of its productions it will equal in a short time, under the protecting care of this Government, if it does not surpass, the combined production of many...
Page 56 - The country itself thus obtained is of incalculable value in an agricultural and commercial point of view. To a soil of inexhaustible fertility it unites a genial and healthy climate, and is destined at a day not distant to make large contributions to the commerce of the world.
Page 38 - Property of State: SEC. 1. * * * That all the wild deer, wild antelope, wild turkeys, wild ducks, wild geese and wild grouse, wild prairie chickens (pinnated grouse), wild Mongolian or English pheasants, wild quail or partridges, wild plover, snipe, and jacksnipe, found within the borders of this State, shall be, and the same are hereby, declared to be the property of the public. Sale: SEC. 2. Whoever shall sell, or offer for sale, have in his possession for the purpose of sale, or whoever shall...

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