Annual Report of the Indiana State Board of Agriculture, Volume 21; Volume 29, Part 1879

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State Board of Agriculture, 1879 - Agriculture
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Page 229 - In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand-" But we must remember this was written before the days of the signal service and modern science.
Page 234 - in 1791 a ram lamb was born in Massachusetts, having short, crooked legs and a long back like a turnspit dog. From this one lamb the otter or ancon semi-monstrous breed was raised; as these sheep could not leap over the fences, it was thought that they would be valuable ; but they have been supplanted by merinos, and thus exterminated. These sheep are remarkable from transmitting their character so truly, that Colonel Humphreys never heard of but one questionable case of an ancon ram and ewe not...
Page 212 - Ethics has for its subject-matter, that form which universal conduct assumes during the last stages of its evolution. We have also concluded that these last stages in the evolution of conduct are those displayed by the highest type of being, when he is forced, by increase of numbers, to live more and more in presence of his fellows.
Page 486 - The expense of such analysis or test, not exceeding twenty dollars in any one case, may be included in the costs of such prosecutions. Whoever hinders, obstructs, or in any way interferes with any inspector in the performance of his duty shall be punished by a fine of fifty dollars for the first offence and of one hundred dollars for each subsequent offence.
Page 487 - Commissioners, what kind of animals shall be allowed to pasture or run at large on the uninclosed lands or public commons, within the bounds of any township in their respective counties : Provided, That they may also make an order, duly entered on the order-book of said Board, allowing stock to run at large...
Page 209 - He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity.
Page 462 - The Proceedings of the Society, and such papers or abstracts as may be approved by the Council, shall be published as soon as possible after each annual meeting. 9. AMENDMENTS. — This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds...
Page 439 - Ford moved that the secretary be instructed to cast the ballot of the association for the persons whose names were on the printed ballot.
Page 480 - And they said, Go to, let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven ; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth.
Page 489 - That the county judge of any county shall have power at any regular session of the county court, where same shall be conducive to the public health, convenience, or welfare, or when same will be of public benefit or utility...

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