House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 33
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Page 2 - Senate, three hundred and sixty thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and thirty thousand copies for the use of the Department of Agriculture, the Illustrations for the same to be executed under the supervision of the Public Printer, in accordance with...
Page 7 - An act for the establishment of a bureau of animal industry, to prevent the exportation of diseased cattle, and to provide means for the suppression and extirpation of pleuro-pneumonia and other contagious diseases among domestic animals," and to co-operate with the authorities of the United States in the enforcement of the provisions of such act.
Page 52 - ... the species which freely intercross by the aid of insects or the wind, it would be an. incomparably better plan to obtain seeds of the required variety, which had been raised for some generations under as different conditions as possible, and sow them in alternate rows with seeds matured in the old garden. The two stocks would then intercross, with a thorough blending of their whole organizations, and with no loss of purity to the variety ; and this would yield far more favorable results than...
Page 461 - ... contagious, infectious, or communicable disease in conformity with the provisions of this act, the Commissioner of Agriculture is hereby authorized to expend so much of the money appropriated by this act as may be necessary in such investigations, and in such disinfection and quarantine measures as may be necessary to prevent the spread of the disease from one State or Territory into another.
Page 183 - ... the means best adapted to their preservation and renewal, the influence of forests upon climate, and the measures that have been successfully applied in foreign countries, or that may be deemed applicable in this country, for the preservation and restoration or planting of forests...
Page 368 - Maryland Virginia North Carolina . South Carolina . Georgia Florida Alabama Mississippi Louisiana Texas Arkansas Tennessee West Virginia . Kentucky Ohio Michigan Indiana Illinois Wisconsin Minnesota Iowa Missouri Kansas Nebraska South Dakota .. North Dakota . . Montana Wyoming Colorado New Mexico . . . Arizona Utah Nevada Idaho Washington Oregon California 5,373 68,774 Value.
Page 232 - Coquillett consists of the use of arsenic, sugar, bran, and water, the proportions being one part by weight of arsenic, one of sugar and five of bran, to which is added a certain quantity of water. The arsenic and bran are first mixed together, then the sugar is dissolved in water and added to the bran and arsenic, after which a sufficient quantity of water is added to thoroughly wet the mixture. About a teaspoonful of this mixture is thrown upon the ground at the base of each tree or vine, and left...
Page 463 - ... writing, the proper officials or agents of any railroad, steamboat, or other transportation company, doing business in or through any infected locality, and by publication in such newspapers as he may select, of the existence of said contagion; and any person or persons operating any such railroad, or master or owner of any boat or vessel, or owner or custodian of, or person having control over, such cattle or other...
Page 513 - Immunity is the result of the exposure of the bioplasm of the animal body to the chemical products of the growth of the specific microbes which constitute the virus of contagious fevers. (2) These particular chemical products are produced by the growth of the microbes in suitable culture liquids in the laboratory, as well as in the liquids and tissues of the body.
Page 194 - Nature herself," say the commissioners. " in the very configuration of the State's surface, and in the character of its soil, absolutely commands that whatever may be the preference of its inhabitants, at least one-half of it shall remain perpetually devoted to the production of wood and timber, and that what nature has unalterably ordained it becomes them to accept.