Bulletin, Volume 3, Issues 11-15

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University of the State of New York, 1893
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Page 297 - The sum of five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of the state treasury to carry out the provisions of this act. 5. This act shall take effect immediately.
Page 288 - The natural rich reddish color of the limbs of the peach and apple is quite obscured when these trees are thickly infested, and they have then every appearance of being coated with lime or ashes. When the scales are crushed by scraping, a yellowish oily liquid will appear, resulting from the crushing of the soft yellow insects beneath the scales...
Page 96 - ... cities of the state. The commoner kinds of clay products, such as building brick, are marketed within the state, but the higher grades, such as terra cotta and roofing tile, have found good markets outside of New York. At present bricks are the chief source of income. That the other branches of the clay industry are not further advanced is probably due in a large measure to the fact that the clay deposits of the state have been so little exploited or otherwise examined. Though many of the deposits...
Page 121 - The bed of diatomaceous earth is of undetermined extent, and appears to be replaced a little to the east by a blue clay, which, however, contains some diatoms. It is undoubtedly equivalent to the bed of ochre which overlies the sand throughout the remainder of the section.
Page 44 - According to Englehardt (p. 44), "the quality of the salt depends on the weather to a certain extent, but mainly on the intelligence and care of the workmen. Supplying the salt rooms with perfectly saturated pickle, allowing the harvested salt to drain properly both in the tub and the storehouse and finally to discharge the old pickle at the proper time, are of the utmost importance in the manufacture of a good commercial salt.
Page 493 - ... lower temperature range. Treatments of 4 by 4-inch by 4-foot matched hemlock specimens, in which the temperature of the mixtures was raised to give them the same viscosity as that of creosote at 160 F., showed that somewhat better penetrations were obtained with the higher temperatures. This effect is probably due in a large measure to the fact that the hotter oils heated the wood more rapidly and to a greater depth during the pressure period, thereby producing more favorable conditions for...
Page 297 - ... assistance for that purpose; and such agent or his employes may enter upon any and all premises within the town or city for the purpose of such removal and destruction. Such agent shall be entitled to compensation for his services under this and the preceding sections at a rate of two dollars for each full day spent by him in the discharge of his duties, and the necessary disbursements paid or incurred by him, which with the expense and removal and destruction of any such trees or fruit shall...
Page 108 - Stonypoint station on the west side of the track. On the west side of the track where it crosses Cedar Pond brook the delta structure is observable in the embankment, the upper portion of which consists of coarse sand, pebbles and cobblestones which are mostly of gneiss. The lower layers exposed at this point are quite argillaceous. A short distance below the West Haverstraw station and some 500 feet west of the track, an excavation had been made for tempering material. It exposes a fine yellowish...
Page 273 - Described from seventy-five females and very many scales. I have named this the greedy scale insect on account of the great number of plants upon which the species subsists. It also occurs in some localities in great numbers, being very destructive.
Page 171 - ... 26. — Section of Simpson dry-press brick machine. the clay receives pressure from above and below. The upper plunger then rises and the lower plunger ascends till the lower surface of the charger comes forward, shoving the green brick out on the table, the lower plunger drops and the mold-box is once more filled with clay. The faces of the mold are of hard steel, heated by steam to prevent adherence of the clay. Air-holes are also made in the dies to permit the air to escape from between the...

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