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12 rooms 1J miles 40 acres 50 apple 75 acres 9 rooms abandoned or partially able for cultivation acres Address Ashburnham barn cellar Becket Belchertown Board of Agriculture brush fence cash at sale cent certified Charlton Depot cherry trees Conn COUNTY fair condition fair repair Farm of 100 fence in fair fence in poor fenced with stone Fifty apple trees Forty apple fruit trees grape vines Grass hen-house horse barn house and barn interest on balance machine Mass needs some repairs one-half story house partially abandoned farms pasture pear trees Phillipston pole fence poor condition poor repair post-office Price quince rail fence Railroad station road station Running water shed Southbridge Stone wall Sugar bush suitable for cultivation Thirty apple timber Twenty apple Twenty-five apple Two-story house wall and rail wall and wire wall and wooden wall in fair water at house water supply West Upton Winsted wire fence wooden fence woodland
Page 17 - Said board is hereby authorized and directed to expend, upon the application of the board of library trustees of any town having no free public library owned and controlled by the town, a sum not exceeding one hundred dollars for books for any such town entitled to the benefits of this act ; such books to be used by said trustees for the purpose of establishing a free public library, and said commissioners shall select and purchase all books to be provided as aforesaid.
Page 4 - Commonwealth through the repopulating of abandoned or partially abandoned farms, and cause the facts obtained, and a statement of the advantages offered, to be circulated where and in such manner as the said board may consider for the best interests of the Commonwealth.
Page 16 - April, certify under oath, the numbers so ascertained and recorded, and also the sum raised by such city or town for the support of schools during the preceding school year, including only wages and board of teachers, fuel for the schools, and care of the fires and school-rooms, and they shall transmit such certificate to the secretary of the board of education.
Page 15 - Commonwealth require every town to maintain a sufficient number of schools for all the children who may legally attend them.
Page 4 - ... assistance as may be necessary. Suitable offices shall be provided in the state house for the persons so employed. SECTION 2. The employment of any such examiners and clerks may be discontinued by the insurance commissioner whenever he deems that such employment is no longer necessary. SECTION 3. To carry out the provisions of section one of this act, a sum not exceeding eight thousand dollars may be expended for clerical and other necessary assistance, and for necessary incidental expenses,...
Page 4 - Legislature for one thousand dollars, under the act of the year 1891, "to authorize the State Board of Agriculture to collect and circulate information relating to abandoned farms
Page 17 - There are now 175 towns and cities having free public libraries under municipal control, and 248 of the 351 towns and cities contain libraries in which the people have rights or free privileges. There are about 2,500,000 volumes in these libraries, available for the use of 2,104,224 of the 2,238,943 inhabitants which the State contains according to the census of 1890. " The gifts of individuals in money, not including gifts of books, for libraries and library buildings, exceed five and a half million...
Page 3 - Abandoned culture consider the expediency of such legislation as will provide for ascertaining the number, location, value and other facts pertaining to the abandoned farms and farm lands in the State ; also the most effective method of securing their re-occupancy.