Report of the Transactions of the Pennsylvania State Agricultural Society, Volumen11

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B. F. Meyers, STate printer., 1876
 

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Página 3 - This constitution may be altered or amended by a vote of two-thirds of the members present at any regular meeting, notice of the proposed amendment, in writing, having been previously given.
Página 224 - Mr. Johnston says tile-draining pays for itself in two seasons, sometimes in one. Thus, in 1847, he bought a piece of ten acres to get an outlet for his drains. It was a perfect quagmire, covered with coarse aquatic grasses, and so unfruitful that it would not give back the seed sown upon it. In 1848 a crop of corn was taken from it, which was measured and found to be eighty bushels per acre, and as, because of the Irish famine...
Página 63 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth : and it was so.
Página 5 - ... at each regular meeting, and record the same in a book kept for that purpose. Article 2. The general fruit committee shall carefully and thoroughly investigate the subject of fruit culture in general. Each local committee of three shall collect such useful and interesting information in relation to the subject as may be in their power, and embody the same in monthly reports, to be made to the general chairman ; such reports to be by him examined and embodied in his annual and semiannual reports....
Página 66 - Nopal, changes from apparent health to a state of putrefaction or dissolution* One minute its surface is verdant and shining ; the next it turns yellow, and all its brilliancy is gone. On cutting into its substance, the inside is found to have lost all cohesion, being quite rotten. The only remedy in this case is speedy amputation below the diseased part. Sometimes the force of the vital principle makes a stand, as it were, against the encroaching disease, and throws off the infected joint or branch.
Página 3 - ... annually; or the payment of one dollar to the treasurer, at any time, shall constitute membership, and entitle said member to a copy of the proceedings. The payment of ten dollars at one time will constitute life membership. Article 3. Its officers shall consist of a president, three vice presidents, a recording and corresponding secretary and a treasurer, all of whom shall be elected annually by- ballot Article 4.
Página 117 - The sins of the fathers are visited upon the children even unto the third and fourth generation.
Página 59 - The vine is dried up, and the fig-tree languisheth ; The pomegranate tree, the palm-tree also, and the apple-tree, Even all the trees of the field, are withered : Because joy is withered away from the sons of men.
Página 167 - From work that has been done in the laboratory on homogeneous walls of various types, it has been determined that the weight of the wall per unit area is the most important factor in determining its sound insulation. Of secondary importance are the nature of the material and the manner in which it is fastened at the edges. There is a rather popular misconception that fiberboard and sheet lead have special properties as sound insulators. Actually, if only the sound insulating properties of the materials...
Página 360 - Our life contains a thousand springs, And dies if one be gone : Strange ! that a harp of thousand strings Should keep in tune so long.

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