Annual Report of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society for the Year ... (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1887 - Fruit-culture
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Page 330 - That it shall be the object and duty of said experiment stations to conduct original researches or verify experiments on the physiology of plants and animals; the diseases to which they are severally subject, with the remedies for the same; the chemical composition of useful plants at their different stages of growth; the comparative advantages of rotative cropping as pursued under...
Page 14 - THE TREASURER. The treasurer shall collect and hold all funds of the Society, and pay out the same only on the order of the president, countersigned by the secretary. He shall make up a report of all the receipts and disbursements of the Society, and present the same at the annual winter meeting, or at auy other time when called upon to do so by the executive committee.
Page 408 - Resolved, That, a committee of three be appointed by the chair to...
Page 63 - As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every minute of time." Idleness is the thief of time, and if we should make use of each moment with the mind directed to some particular object, how much more would we accomplish. Show me a man that has methodical, systematic ways of doing everything with which he is connected, and he is invariably a successful business man in whatever industry he may be engaged.
Page 245 - The busy day the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided by ; His frame was firm his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way.
Page 62 - It is always safe to learn, even from our enemies; seldom safe to instruct even our friends...
Page 333 - I am confirmed in the opinion, that the best means of producing new and excellent varieties, suited either to general cultivation or to particular localities, is to plant the most mature and perfect seeds of the most hardy, vigorous, and valuable sorts, on the general pathological principle that "like produces like...
Page 375 - For successful grafting the work must be done as soon as the frost is out of the ground in the spring, sometimes a short delay will prove disastrous.
Page 14 - The secretary shall record all the doings of the Society, collate and prepare all communications, etc., for the public press, and pay over all moneys received from members or otherwise to the treasurer on his receipt...
Page 464 - ... trying the same, and shall be liable to the party injured, in a civil action, for any damages sustained.

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