Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, Volume 23

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State Board of Agriculture, 1882 - Agriculture
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Page 16 - At the first meeting of the council, after its organization, they shall elect a city clerk, who shall hold his office for the term of one year, and until his successor is elected and qualified.
Page 15 - ... members of the State Board of Agriculture, for the purpose of deliberation and consultation as to the wants, prospects, and condition of the agricultural interests throughout the State...
Page 181 - ... go beyond, an elevation of one hundred and seventy-five feet ! The maximum elevation of the tallest sycamore and tulip trees is probably not less than two hundred feet. Going into these primitive woods, we find symmetrical, solid trunks of six feet and upwards in diameter, and fifty feet, or more, long to be not uncommon, in half a dozen or more species ; while now and then we happen on one of those old sycamores, for which the rich alluvial bottoms of the western rivers are so famous, with a...
Page 506 - ... while, on the other hand, a knowledge of the agricultural capabilities of any one district in which certain rocks are known to lie immediately beneath the soil, and of the agricultural practice suited to that district, will indicate the probable capabilities of any other tract in which the same kind of rock is known to appear on the surface, and of the kind of culture which may be most successfully applied to it.
Page 193 - ... not in an equal degree. Much, I conceive, depends on the size and figure of the particles which enter the airtube. The dust from the roads produces no apparent mischief, while the mason's chippings from the stone occasion serious and often fatal injury to his lungs. The dust from old iron, which is thrown off so copiously as to deposit a thick brown layer on the dress of the dealers in this article, produces no inconvenience ; while the less apparent detachment of particles by the file, is decidedly...
Page 193 - Dust of every kind irritates, but not in an equal degree. Much I conceive depends on the size and figure of the particles which enter the air tube. The dust from the roads produces no apparent mischief, while the mason's chippings from the stone occasions serious and often fatal injury to his lungs. The dust from old iron, which is thrown off so copiously as to deposit a thick brown layer on the dress of the dealers in this article, produces no inconvenience; while the less apparent detachment of...
Page 238 - If any domestic animal break into an inclosure or wander upon the lands of another, the person injured thereby shall recover the amount of damage done, provided, that in townships where, by order of the board of county commissioners, said domestic animals are permitted to run at large, it shall appear that the fence through which said animal broke was lawful; but where such animal is not permitted to graze upon the uninclosed commons, it shall not be necessary to allege or prove the existence of...
Page 403 - Washington, laid the corner stone of the whole system. That there might be no mistake about the matter, it was then solemnly proclaimed to the American people and to the world, that it was necessary for " the encouragement and protection of manufactures,
Page 414 - Head moderately fine, broad between the eyes and nostrils, but without a short, thick appearance, and well covered on crown with long, lustrous wool ........ 8 Face either white or slightly mixed with gray, or white dappled with brown ............ 4 Nostrils wide and expanded: nose dark 1 Eyes prominent but mild looking 2 Ears broad, long, moderately thin- and covered with short hair . 4 Collar full...
Page 78 - The undersigned committee appointed to audit the books of the Secretary and Treasurer, beg leave to report that they have carefully examined the same, and find them to be in accordance with the above statements.

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