The Worcester Directory Containing a General Directory of the Citizens, a Business Directory and the City and County Register

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R.L. Polk & Company, 1880 - Worcester (Mass.)
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Page 13 - That from and after the passage of this act it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the weights and measures of the metric system; and no contract or dealing, or pleading in any court, shall be deemed invalid or liable to objection because the weights or measures expressed or referred to therein are weights or measures of the metric system.
Page 390 - Service; (4) honorably discharged soldiers and sailors of the Army and Navy of the United States...
Page 586 - DRUGGISTS' BOXES, Apothecaries' Powder Papers and Counter Papers, Dennison's Shaving Papers. Dennison's Absorbent Cotton, for Dental and Surgical Purposes.
Page 386 - ... thorough knowledge in the scientific part of the trade or profession he proposes to follow, inculcated by the practical application from day to day, in the machine shop or the laboratory of the scientific facts obtained from books or lectures. The ultimate aim of the Institute is the elevation of the mechanic, by giving him thorough and complete scientific knowledge, on which he may base his future work.
Page 416 - Mail-matter of the third class embraces books (printed and blank), transient newspapers and periodicals, circulars, and other matter wholly in print, proof-sheets and corrected proof-sheets and manuscript copy accompanying the same...
Page 395 - ... association, I will here insert, as it will show the broad and liberal plan upon which it was founded, and which gave to the association great success from the first : TITLE AND OBJECT. ARTICLE I. The name of this Association shall be the Worcester County Musical Convention, and its object and aim the improvement of Choirs in the performance of church music; the formation of an elevated musical taste, through the study of music in its highest departments; and a social, genial, harmonious reunion...
Page 13 - That the tables in the schedule hereto annexed shall be recognized in the construction of contracts and in all legal proceedings as establishing in- terms of the weights and measures now in use in the United States: the equivalents of the weights and measures expressed therein in terms of the metric system...
Page 378 - For carrying a passenger from one place to another, within the city proper, 25 cents. For children between three and twelve years of age, if more than one, or if accompanied by an adult, half price only is charged for each child ; and for children under three years of age, when accompanied by their parents, or any adult, no charge is made. Every driver or owner of any licensed carriage, is obliged to carry with each passenger one trunk, and a valise...
Page 413 - TERMS OF THE COURT FOR WORCESTER COUNTY. For Civil cases, at Fitchburg, the 2d Monday of June and November. At Worcester, the 1st Monday of March; the Monday next after the 4th Monday of August; and the 2d Monday of December. For Criminal cases, at Fitchburg, the 2d Monday of August. At Worcester, the 3d Monday of January; the 2d Monday of May, and the 3d Monday of October. Court of Probate and Insolvency. Probate Office at North Court House, Worcester.
Page 13 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act, it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the weights and measures of the Metric System...

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