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Page 537 - Society, and disburse the same upon the written orders of the President, which he shall retain and file as vouchers ; he shall make an annual report to the Society of the receipts and disbursements, which, with the vouchers, shall be referred to a special auditing committee appointed at the annual meeting.
Page 540 - ... considered as named until it has been accurately described by some person or committee known to be conversant with existing varieties, and such description shall have been published in at least one horticultural or agricultural journal, or some pomological work of acknowledged standard character. 3. The originator, or he who first makes known a new variety, shall be entitled to name it, and such name, if suitable, shall be adopted by the writer describing the fruit for the first time. But if...
Page 538 - The Board of Trustees of the Illinois Industrial University;" and by that name and style shall have perpetual succession, have power to contract and be contracted with, to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to...
Page 537 - Society in the sum of five thousand dollars for the faithful performance of his duties, such bond to be approved by the Executive Board. V. The Executive Board shall perform all the duties required of them by Section 4 of the "Act reorganizing the State Horticultural Society,
Page 259 - ... •5. The railroad companies shall provide suitable yards for feeding, watering, and resting the animals traveling on their trains, and for quarantine purposes, which shall be kept in a cleanly and wholesome condition, to the satisfaction of the Commissioners.
Page 270 - Mr. President, I offer the following resolution, and move its adoption : Resolved, That the thanks of this Convention...
Page 250 - But, it seems to me, that while these are exceedingly important, the time has come when some proper regulations should be at once adopted under which the vast cattle interests of this country may be conducted in accordance with suitable sanitary regulations. To come, then, immediately to the subject matter. The first point to which I wish to call your attention, is this: It seems to be conceded on all hands that this disease is communicated to
Page 259 - ... and the time of departure of the train at subsequent resting and feeding places, shall be exhibited to the proper authorities whenever required. 7. Proper penalties should be inserted to prevent the briberies of officers charged with the execution of these provisions.
Page 598 - Of equal quality, (or titre,) nine-tenths fine. 4. The weight of the present five-franc gold piece, 1612.90 milligrams, to be the unit, with its multiples. (The weight of the present gold dollar of the United States is 1671.50 milligrams.
Page 583 - Domingo, and indeed, in almost the entire West Indian group. * * * In Palestine and many other parts of Asia and Northern Africa, which in ancient times were the granaries of Europe, fertile and populous, similar consequences have been experienced. These lands are now deserts, and it is the destruction of the forests alone which has produced this desolation.