Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Volume 2

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V. 40, pt. 1; v. 41, pt. 1; v. 42, pt. 2, and v. 43, pt. 2, are Constitution, by-laws, business transactions, etc., for distribution to members. Brief historical sketches of the society are given in the volume for 1864/68, p. [3]-8, and in v. 56, 1926, p. 21-22. List of members in [v. 1]-39, 1870/71-1909; v. 40, pt. 1; v. 41, pt. 1; v. 42, pt. 2; v. 43, pt. 2, 1910-13.

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Page 24 - Like the vase in which roses have once been distilled — You may break, you may shatter the vase if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.
Page 6 - Constitution can be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of the members present.
Page 7 - Society, embracing the years 1870 and 1871; provided, the number of printed pages of said volume shall not exceed two hundred, and to deliver the same to the Superintendent of Public Property, to be by him distributed as follows, to wit: Three copies to each member of the Legislature, fifty copies to each county or town horticultural society, who shall report its organization with officers elect, and number of...
Page 146 - We frequently find in meadows smooth limestones with their surfaces ' covered with a network of small furrows. When these stones are newly taken out of the ground, we find that each furrow corresponds to a rootlet, which appears as if it had eaten its way into the...
Page 8 - ... copies to each member of the legislature; fifty copies to each county or town horticultural society, who shall report its organization with officers elect, and number of members, with an abstract of its proceedings for publication in said volume to the secretary of the State Horticultural Society...
Page 106 - A correspondency and consultation between friends of these interests have led to the conclusion that a convention of delegates representing them, for the purpose of conferring upon subjects of mutual interests, would promote the good of all. It has been suggested that I take the responsibility of initiating such a meeting. I therefore propose, that each agricultural college, state agricultural society, state horticultural society, and state board of agriculture, depute two delegates, to meet in convention...
Page 8 - The volume may include such engravings as shall be necessary to illustrate the printed matter; the cost of said engravings not to exceed the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars in any one year, and to be paid out of the state treasury. SECTION 363.
Page 106 - July, 1862, congress donated to the several states a portion of public lands, in the ratio of their population, for the purpose of establishing agricultural colleges, thereby evincing a purpose to promote that great interest, through the instrumentality of the respective states. Many colleges have been, and doubtless many more will be established. State agricultural and horticultural societies, and boards of agriculture have also been established by law in many states. A...
Page 7 - Society is hereby declared a body politic and corporate, and by that name it shall be known in all courts and places whatsoever. SECTION 2. The objects of the Society being to improve the condition of horticulture, rural adornment and landscape gardening, it shall be allowed for these purposes to take, hold and convey real and perronal estate, the former not exceeding in value five thousand dollars.
Page 7 - The mayor and city council elected in accordance with the provisions of this act, and their successors, shall thereafter have all the powers and privileges conferred, and be subject to all the duties and obligations imposed by law upon the...

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