Farm Accounts: A Manual for Farmers and Those Desiring a Simple Method of Keeping Accounts

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The author, 1906 - Agriculture - 141 pages
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Page 139 - Sec. 3. lineal measure. — The standard measure of length, from which all other measures of extension, lineal, superficial or solid, shall be derived, is the yard, of 3 feet, or 36 inches. Sec. 4. Hundredweight. — In contracts for the sale of goods or commodities the term " hundredweight " shall mean 100 pounds avojrdupois.
Page 140 - Every person engaged in any business requiring the use of weights or measures shall cause those used by him to be tested and sealed by the county sealer. Every person who shall buy, sell, or dispose of any goods or commodities by an unsealed weight, measure, or scale kept by him, or shall knowingly use any such weight, measure, or scale which has been sealed, but is incorrect, shall be puilty of a misdemeanor; but no contract of sale shall thereby be rendered void.
Page 140 - Penalty for violation. — Whoever, in buying, shall take any greater number of pounds or cubic feet to the bushel, barrel, ton or cord, as the case may be, than is herein allowed and provided, or in selling, shall give any less number, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten...
Page 140 - In contracts for sale of any of the following articles, unless a contrary intention appears, the term "bushel" shall mean the number of pounds avoirdupois herein stated: Corn in ear 70 Beans, peas, wheat, clover seed and Irish potatoes 60...
Page 139 - The standard measure of capacity for commodities sold by dry measure, shall be the bushel containing 2,150.42 cubic inches. The half bushel, peck, half peck, quarter peck, quart and pint shall be derived by successively dividing that measure by two.
Page 140 - Parsnips, 42 ; spelt or spilts, 40; cranberries, 36; oats and bottom onion-sets, 32; dried apples, dried peaches and top onion-sets, 28; peanuts, 22 ; blue grass, orchard grass and red-top seed, 14 ; plastering hair, unwashed, 8 ; plastering hair, washed, 4 ; lime, 80 ; but if sold by the barrel the weight shall be 200 pounds. In contracts for the sale of green apples, the term 'bushel' shall mean 2150.42 cubic inches.
Page 36 - Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
Page 140 - ... seed, beets and green apples, 50; barley, millet, and Hungarian grass seed, 48; carrots and timothy seed, 45; blueberries and parsnips, 42; currants and gooseberries, 40; cranberries, 36; oats, 32; dried apples and dried peaches, 28; charcoal, 20; bluegrass, orchard grass, and red top seed, 14; plastering hair, unwashed, S; plastering hair, washed.
Page 79 - Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise. To be humble to Superiors is Duty, to Equals Courtesy, to Inferiors Nobleness.
Page 18 - To be like the tailor of Campillo, who worked for nothing, and found thread. Ser mercader mas va en el cobrar, que en el vender. To be a merchant, the art consists more in getting paid than in making sales.

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