Report of the Transactions of the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society, Volume 2

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B. F. Meyers, STate printer., 1855 - Agriculture
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Page 294 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he epake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 8 - Harrisburg, to improve the condition of agriculture, horticulture and the household arts, be and they are hereby created a body politic and corporate in law by the name of "The Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society...
Page 9 - American institute shall annually transmit in the month of December, to the executive committee of the New York state agricultural society, all such reports or returns as they are required to demand from applicants, for premiums, together with an abstract of their proceedings during the year...
Page 12 - High School of Pennsylvania; by which name and title the said Trustees, and their successors, shall be able and capable in law to take by gift, grant, sale or conveyance, by bequest...
Page 12 - ... an institution for the education of youth in the various branches of science, learning, and practical agriculture, as they are connected with each other, by the name, style, and title of the Farmers
Page 9 - That when any number of individuals shall organize themselves into an agricultural or horticultural society, or any agricultural or horticultural society now organized within any of the counties of this Commonwealth, shall have adopted a constitution and by-laws for their government, elected their officers, and raised annually, by the voluntary contribution of its members any sum of money, which shall have been actually paid into their treasury, for the purpose of being disbursed for the promotion...
Page 9 - ... treasury or to come into the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, be, and the same is hereby appropriated for the purpose of carrying the provisions of this act into effect.
Page 14 - ... officers, or otherwise, to visit the said institution and examine into the details of its management. SECTION 10. That the act to incorporate the "Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania," approved the thirteenth day of April, Anno Domini, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, be and the same is hereby repealedAPPROVED— The 22d day of February, AD, 1855 Jas.
Page 333 - The body of the main barn is 100 feet long by 50 feet wide, the posts 18 feet high above the sill, making 9 bents. The beams are 14 feet above the sills, which is the height of the inner posts. The position of the floor and bays is readily understood from the plan. The floor, for a grain barn is 14 feet wide, but may be contracted to 12 feet for one exclusively for hay. The area in front of the bays is occupied with a stationary horse-power and with machinery for various farm operations...
Page 13 - ... as much oftener as shall be necessary, and they shall determine ; the board shall have power to pass all such bylaws, ordinances and rules, as the good government of the institution shall require, and therein to prescribe what shall be taught to, and what labor performed by the pupils, and generally to do and perform all such administrative acts as are usually performed by and within the...

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