The Transactions of the Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society, Volume 2

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Vol. 1, no. 1 includes a record of the proceedings preliminary to the formation of the Society, in August, 1850.
 

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Page 72 - The world was sad ; the garden was a wild ! And man, the hermit, sighed, till woman smiled...
Page 103 - Chinese have been introduced here and more are on their way hither. With all their faults and a considerable disposition to hang themselves, they have been found very useful. Suffice it to say that some of our largest sugar and coffee plantations are now chiefly dependent upon them for the principal amount of labor done. That they might be better than they are ought not to be used as an argument against them. That they are procurable, that they have been procured, that their wages are reasonable,...
Page 165 - Corn. 1. Statement of the previous crop, if any, and how manured. 2. The kind and condition of the soil, and the location of the farm. 3. The quantity of manure on the crop; the manner of its application; the quantity and kind of seed used. 4. The time and manner of sowing, harvesting and cleaning the crop ; and the actual yield by weight or measure ; the statute bushel in grain crop to be used ; the market value of the crop, and the place where marketed.
Page 57 - But fifteen pounds of flesh contain no more carbon than four pounds of starch, and while the savage, with one animal and an equal weight of starch, could maintain life and health for a certain number of days, he would be compelled, if confined to flesh alone, in order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration during the same time, to consume five such animals.
Page 162 - Applicants for premiums on fat cattle, must furnish particular statements of the manner of feeding, and kind, quantity, and cost of food, and all the expenses connected with the fattening. Animals exhibited in pairs cannot compete for single premiums.
Page 60 - And He cast out Adam ;. and placed before the paradise of pleasure Cherubims, and a, flaming sword, turning every way, to keep the way of the tree oflife.
Page 91 - The report was accepted and ordered on file ; and, on motion, it was Voted: To proceed to the election of officers...
Page 57 - But 15 Ibs. of flesh contain no more carbon than 4 Ibs. of starch, and while the savage with one animal and an equal weight of starch could maintain life and health for a certain number of days, he would be compelled, if confined to flesh alone, in order to procure the carbon necessary for respiration, during the same time, to consume five such animals.
Page 41 - on both sides of the canal trees of every description, both for shade and blossom, be planted, so as to make it like the canal under the trees in Paradise, that the sweet flavor of rare fruits may reach the mouth of every one, and that from these luxuries a voice may go forth to travellers, calling them to rest in the cities where their every want will be supplied.
Page 68 - Here lies our sovereign lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.

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