Reports from the Consuls of the United States, Issues 152-155

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1893 - Consular reports
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Page 475 - Provided always, that this enactment shall not be deemed to apply to any subscription or contribution, or agreement to subscribe or contribute, for or towards any plate, prize, or sum of money to be awarded to the winner or winners of any lawful game, sport, pastime or exercise.
Page 479 - ... other contracts, judgments, mortgages, or other securities, or conveyances whatsoever, where the whole, or any part of the consideration shall be for money, or other valuable thing whatsoever, won at gaming, or for the repayment of money lent to game with, shall be utterly void, frustrate, and of no effect, to all intents and purposes whatsoever.
Page 348 - ... articles of perfumery and for the toilet, such as essences, soaps, creams, razor strops, tooth and clothes brushes, etc., not mentioned...
Page 66 - Marble in slabs, columns, cornices, door and window frames, and fountains, and dressed or undressed marble for buildings. 17. Piping of clay, glazed or unglazed, for aqueducts and sewers. 18. Wire, plain or barbed, for fences, with hooks and staples for same. 19. Printed books, bound or unbound; printed music; maps, charts, and globes. 20. Materials for the construction and equipment of railways. 21. Materials for electrical illumination. 22. Materials expressly for the construction of wharves. 23....
Page 507 - Agreements by way of wager are void, and no suit shall be brought for recovering anything alleged to be won on any wager or entrusted to any person to abide the result of any game or other uncertain event on which any wager is made.
Page 302 - These reservoirs are each 100 feet long and 60 feet wide, and at the lowest end 10 feet deep. Formerly the sewage of a district of the town, amounting to 500,000 gallons in twenty-four hours from a population of about 13,000, for the most part flowed by gravitation into these reservoirs, whence it was discharged into the tideway at low water; while a small portion, coming from a low-level sewer, passed direct into the tideway through iron pipes laid under the reservoirs. The reservoirs act alternately,...
Page 34 - British and foreign sailing and steam vessels of each nationality that entered and cleared with cargoes and in ballast from and to foreign countries and British possessions at the port of Bristol during the year 1894. Nationality. Entered. Cleared. Vessel».
Page 302 - Early in 1885 the corporation of Southampton considered it expedient to introduce a more efficient system for the collection and disposal of house refuse ; and about the same time they found it desirable also to clarify by precipitation the sewage of a particular district of the town, which was being discharged in its crude state direct into the Southampton water at the town quay. Having been instructed to devise a scheme for accomplishing these objects, the author proposed the adoption of a refuse...
Page 473 - ... to spirituous liquors sold to be consumed elsewhere than on the premises where sold, and delivered at the residence of the purchaser thereof in quantities not less at any one time than a reputed quart.

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