Report of the Secretary of Agriculture ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885
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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 461 - That no railroad company within the United States, or the owners or masters of any steam or sailing or other vessel or boat, shall receive for transportation or transport, from one State or Territory to another, or from any State into the District of Columbia, or from the District into any State, any live stock and/or live poultry affected with any contagious, infectious, or communicable disease, and especially the disease known as pleuropneumonia...
Page 461 - ... 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 188 - Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Ehode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland...
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 461 - ... nor shall any person, company, or corporation drive on foot or transport in private conveyance from one State or Territory to another...
Page 460 - ... 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 511 - ... 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. (3) Immunity may be produced by introducing into the animal body such chemical products that have been produced in the laboratory.
Page 334 - They daily visited the fruit in great numbers, and labored diligently to improve the only remaining source of subsistence. They inspected and took what advantage they could of every opening at the stem or crack in the epidermis or puncture made by insects which deposit their eggs in the skia of grapes.
Page 6 - ... those who have cultivated it before him, and which shall also enable him to leave it richer and more productive for those who are to follow him. For many years it has become more and more apparent that one great need of the agricultural interests of the United States, is a better understanding and a more intimate relation between the several agricultural colleges and experiment stations, and a more practical co-operation between these institutions and the Department of Agriculture.