Transactions of the Illinois State Agricultural Society, with Reports from County and District Agricultural Societies, Հատոր 1

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Էջ 10 - It will not be doubted that with reference either to individual or national welfare agriculture is of primary importance. In proportion as nations advance in population and other circumstances of maturity this truth becomes more apparent, and renders the cultivation of the soil more and more an object of public patronage. Institutions for promoting it grow up, supported by the public purse; and to what object can it be dedicated with greater propriety...
Էջ 10 - This species of establishment contributes doubly to the increase of improvement, by stimulating to enterprise and experiment, and by drawing to a common centre the results everywhere of individual skill and observation, and spreading them thence over the whole nation. Experience accordingly has shown, that they are very cheap instruments of immense national benefits.
Էջ 390 - Congress donating to each state in the Union an amount of public lands not less in value than five hundred thousand dollars, for the liberal endowment of a system of Industrial Universities, one in each state in the Union, to co-operate with each other, and with the Smithsonian Institute at Washington, for the more liberal and practical education of our industrial classes and their teachers...
Էջ 42 - 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...
Էջ 61 - I hope every working man in the shift will take the pains to procure and to read, not only for his own sake but also for the sake of the league/ of which he ought to be, if he is not already, an active, efficient, and honorable member.
Էջ 169 - January, in the city of Albany, at which time all the officers shall be elected by a plurality of votes and by ballot.
Էջ 366 - State, the declared object of which convention was, to take into consideration such means as might be deemed most expedient to further the interests of the agricultural community, and particularly to take steps towards the establishment of an Agricultural University.
Էջ 367 - That as the representatives of the industrial classes, including all cultivators of the soil, artisans, mechanics, and merchants, we desire the same privileges and advantages for ourselves, our fellows, and our posterity, in each of our several pursuits and callings, as our professional brethren enjoy in theirs; and we admit that it is our own fault that we do not also enjoy them.
Էջ 181 - Jan. 9, 1887, resulted in the election of the following officers for the ensuing year: President — JS Gray.
Էջ 190 - The society then proceeded to the election of officers for the ensuing year with the following result : President, Dr.

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