The Mining Engineer, Volume 18

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Page 347 - States governing their possessory title, shall have the exclusive right of possession and enjoyment of all the surface included within the lines of their locations, and of all veins, lodes and ledges throughout their entire depth, the top or apex of which lies inside of such surface lines extended downward vertically, although such veins, lodes, or ledges may so far depart from a perpendicular in their course downward as to extend outside the vertical side lines of such surface locations.
Page 228 - ... a convenient stock of flax hemp wool thread iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work: and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame impotent old blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 228 - ... full net annual value shall be taken to be the rent at which the property might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free from all usual tenant's rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rentcharge (if any), and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses ,if any) necessary to maintain the same in a state to command such rent...
Page 87 - SCOTT (HM inspector of mines) in moving a vote of thanks to the officers for their services during the past year, said that they were particularly indebted to Mr.
Page 387 - President, in the Chair. The Minutes of the last General Meeting were read and confirmed. The following Annual Report of the Council was then read : — ANNUAL REPORT OF COUNCIL.
Page 245 - ... a very much increased value for the year, and it would be only reasonable that it should bear an increased rate for that year; in the following year its value might sink almost to nothing, and the rate ought to fall proportionately, even to nothing, if, the brick earth being exhausted, the land, like an exhausted coal mine, should become entirely unproductive.
Page 228 - Wales shall be allowed by any justices or be of any force which shall not be made upon an estimate of the net annual value of the several hereditaments rated thereunto, that is to say, of the rent at which the same mighc reasonably be expected to let from year to year free of all usual tenants...
Page 245 - But the next objection is a more important one ; that it is altogether wrong in principle to consider the royalty as rent : and this appears to be founded mainly on this, that it is a sum paid, not in respect of the renewing produce of the land, but of a portion of the land itself, and that not consumed by slow degrees...
Page 226 - We have examined the above Balance Sheet with the Books and Vouchers of the Society and have obtained all the information and explanations we have required. In our opinion such Balance Sheet is properly drawn up so as to exhibit a true and correct view of the state of the...
Page 456 - ... torque by means of a torque balance; the results are given in paragraph 6 of the attached test sheets. h. Determination of Torque Required to Overcome Friction — The friction of a meter is an extremely variable quantity, depending on the condition of the bearings, commutator and counting train, and also to a large extent on the manner in which the meter is supported. The friction measured under laboratory conditions may, therefore, differ considerably from the friction of the meter in service....

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