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Page 32 - States, and dedicated and set apart as a public park or pleasuring ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people...
Page 8 - ... complaints in such cases, when requested by the Chief Fire Warden. Of course they should not be required to make complaints except in cases where there are probable grounds for conviction. LOGGING RAILROADS. A bad example of forest fires came under my personal observation on the afternoon of the 15th of September last, while going on the logging railway train of the Red Lake Transportation Company from Red Lake to Nebish, a distance of fifteen miles. This logging railway extends nearly all of...
Page 32 - That in any case where an allotment in severalty has heretofore been made to any Indian of land upon any of said reservations, he shall not be deprived thereof or disturbed therein except by his own individual consent separately and previously given, in such form and manner as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.
Page 8 - SEC. 2. That any person who shall build a camp fire, or other fire, in or near any forest, timber, or other inflammable material upon the public domain, shall, before breaking camp or leaving said fire, totally extinguish the same.
Page 294 - ... of an inch in diameter ; this is nearly as large as the Early Richmond cherry. The quality varies greatly, some being a mild not disagreeable subacid, others insipid, and still others very astringent. When cooked it makes a nice sauce.
Page 32 - The sanitary value of our forests can not be over-estimated. In addition to their furnishing a summer resort for the overcrowded population of our towns and cities, a place where rest, recuperation and vigor may be gained by our highly nervous and overworked people, the healthful and purifying influence of coniferous forests has been thoroughly established. The belief that the atmosphere of evergreen forests has a curative effect upon persons suffering from pulmonary phthisis, is a very old one.
Page 300 - M. LIGGETT, ST. ANTHONY PARK, - - - 1903 The HON. AE RICE, WILLMAR, 1903 The HON. ELMER E. ADAMS, BA, FERGUS FALLS, - - 1903 The HON. GREENLEAF CLARK, MA, ST. PAUL, - - 1904 THE REV. SAMUEL G. SMITH, DD, ST. PAUL, - - 1904 THE AGRICULTURAL COMMITTEE. The HON. WILLIAM M. LIGGETT, Chairman. The HON. JOHN S. PILLSBURY. . The HON. SIDNEY M. OWEN. The HON. WW PENDERGAST. The HON.
Page 123 - Cuttings. Cultivation. Acres. Draining. Feet. Road Construc tion. Feet. Cut too much. Cubic Feet. Cut too little. Cubic Feet. Remarks. Final. Cubic Feet. Intermediate. Cubic Feet. Total.
Page 100 - The value per hectare (2*^ acres) may range accordingly from 300 francs to 6,000 francs. In regard to expenses of administration, a distinction must be made between the expenses incurred by the Confederation and those incurred by the cantons. In 1897 the expenses incurred by the Confederation for forest administration amounted to $56,000. The following are the net receipts from forests in 1896 as to a few cantons: Zurich, 180,900 francs, or 91.06 francs per hectare of forest. Berne, 893,000 francs,...