Pamphlets on Forestry. Fish and Game, Volume 6

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1904 - Birds
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Page 104 - Give fools their gold, and knaves their power ; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall ; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all.
Page 143 - There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory.
Page 116 - Then the little Hiawatha Learned of every bird its language, Learned their names and all their secrets, How they built their nests in summer, Where they hid themselves in winter, Talked with them whene'er he met them, Called them "Hiawatha's Chickens.
Page 48 - We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed, by way of discrimination, against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this provision.
Page 146 - It Is unlawful for any person to hunt, trap, capture, wilfully disturb, or kill any bird of any kind whatever, or take the eggs of such birds within the limits of this reservation except under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of Agriculture.
Page 50 - The planting of oysters in the soil covered by water owned in common by the People of the State is not different in principle from that of planting corn upon dry land held in the same way. Both are for the purposes of cultivation and profit; and if the State, in the regulation of its public domain, can grant to its own citizens the exclusive use of dry lands, we see no reason why it may not do the same thing in reepect to such as are covered by water.
Page 25 - Report of a Geological Survey of Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota," published in 1852, Owen thus describes this portion of his journey: "On Grand River, in the vicinity of Pisgah, nothing but drift is to be seen. Some miles down the stream, however, near a mill-site, I was told by the Mormons that a kind of 'soapstone...
Page 138 - ... hereby reserved and set apart for the use of the Department of Agriculture as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds.
Page 116 - Go, my son, into the forest, Where the red deer herd together, Kill for us a famous roebuck, Kill for us a deer with antlers ! " Forth into the forest straightway All alone walked Hiawatha Proudly, with his bow and arrows ; And the birds sang round him, o'er him, " Do not shoot us, Hiawatha ! " Sang the Opechee, the robin, Sang the blue-bird, the Owaissa,
Page 49 - The provision of the Tennessee constitution (article 2, 17) was that "no bill shall become a law which embraces more than one subject, that subject to be expressed In the title." The court In that case uses the following language: "The precise question to be determined In this case is whether the title of the original act, entitled 'An act to prevent the sale or giving or delivery of liquors to minors,' is broad enough to embrace an amendment not relating in any way to prohibiting sales or gifts...

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