Agriculture of Pennsylvania

State Board of Agriculture, 1879

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Página 137 - Act, to the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Página 619 - ... without excluding other scientific and classical studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in the several pursuits and professions in life.
Página 246 - Cambridge, public schools and grammar schools in the towns; to encourage private societies and public institutions by rewards and immunities for the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures, and a natural history of the country...
Página 373 - Tis but an hour ago since it was nine; And after one hour more 'twill be eleven ; And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe, And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot ; And thereby hangs a tale.
Página 371 - Ammonia, too, is capable of undergoing such a multitude of transformations, when in contact with other bodies, that in this respect it is not inferior to water, which possesses the same property in an eminent degree. It possesses properties which we do not find in any other compound of nitrogen ; when pure, it is extremely soluble in water ; it forms soluble compounds with all the acids ; and when in contact with certain other substances, it completely resigns its character as an alkali, and is capable...
Página 526 - ... and report, so far as practicable. 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...
Página 121 - And the flax and the barley was smitten : for the barley was in the ear, and the flax was boiled. But the wheat and the rye were not smitten ; for they were not grown up.
Página 74 - Upon the commissioners of the county receiving such report, If it appears thereby that a certain amount of damage has been sustained by the claimant, they shall immediately draw their order on the treasurer of the county in favor of the claimant for the amount of loss or damage such claimant has sustained according to such report, together with necessary and proper costs incurred. Such amount shall be paid by the proper county.
Página 75 - That this act shall not repeal or affect the provisions of any special law in relation to the same subject in any county of this commonwealth. and on the inside
Página 42 - Without discussing; in detail, at present, this instructive table, several things are evident at a glance, viz: that 1. Alternate strata of limestone and dolomite make up the mass. 2. The dolomite layers carry the most insoluble materials, as a rule. 3. Specimens taken from the top and bottom of the cut...

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