Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society

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1872 - Gardening
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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 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of members present providing a copy of such amendment has been sent to all members at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
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 - 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 8 - ... 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; fifteen copies to each county agricultural society...
Page 106 - A correspondencivand 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 7 - ... thousand dollars. SECTION 3. The said corporation shall possess all the powers and privileges conferred, and be subject to all the liabilities imposed upon corporations by the revised statutes of this state, so far as the same may be applicable.
Page 7 - Section 4 of said chapter 140 is hereby amended no as to read as follows; : Section 1. The state printer is hereby directed to print on good book paper, fold, stitch and bind in muslin, (uniform in style with the last volume published, of the transactions of the State Agricultural Society), two thousand copies of the transactions of the State Horticultural Society, embracing the years 1870 and 1871, which volume may include such necessary engravings of new fruits, system of pruning, and insects injurious...
Page 166 - Having taken a strong hold on the fruit the female makes a minute cut with the jaws, which are at the end of her snout, just through the skin of the fruit, and then runs the snout under the skin to the depth of one-sixteenth of an inch, and moves it back and forth until the cavity is large enough to receive the egg it is to retain. She next changes her position, and drops an egg into the mouth of the cut...

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