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shall be credited as coming from the State and be applied as part or whole parment of any amount which may be appropriated from the funds of the State for the maintenance of said farm or station.
SEC. 50. To enable the State board of agriculture to carry out the provisions of this act, they are hereby authorized to expend such amount as they may deem necessary, in establishing the above-described stations, out of any moneys which may accrue to the State by action of the Congress of the United States for the purpose of establishing agricultural experiment stations in the various States and Territories of the United States.
Sec. 50a. That for the furtherance and promotion of the agricultural interests of this State an agricultural experiment station shall be established in the eastern half of Cheyenne County, the precise location to be determined as hereinafter provided.
Sec. 505. The State board of agriculture is authorized to select the necessary lands and secure the same by gift or donation, and to make all necessary improvements in the way of buildings and fences, and to take such steps as they may deem necessary to successfully establish said station: Provided, That a site, containing not less than one quarter section of land, and $1,200 for equipping said station, be donated for this purpose by the community in which the same is located; and for the purpose of erecting said buildings and fences and of making all other necessary improvements for said station the sum of $2,500 is hereby appropriated out of the internal permanent improvement fund of the State.
SEC. 500. The State board of agriculture shall have absolute control and supervision of said farm. They shall appoint a superintendent and such other officers and employees as they may deem necessary to carry on successfully the said farm. They shall have power to fix salaries and all compensation of employees and they are hereby empowered to make such rules and regulations as may to them appear necessary and expedient. They shall appoint three resident trustees, who shall act without compensation, except, when it becomes necessary, they may be allowed traveling expenses in the discharge of their duties.
SEC. 50d. The object of this agricultural experiment station shall be to determine the adaptability of crops of grain, grasses, root crops, and all other growths which may grow in this latitude; also the most economical methods of producing the best results in growing such crops withont irrigation.
Sec. 50e. The proceeds arising from the sale of the products of said farm and from all other sources shall be paid to the treasurer of the board, and by the board disbursed for the use and benefit of said station.
SEC. 50f. To enable the State board of agricnlture to carry out the provisions of this act, they are hereby authorized to expend such amount as they inay deem necessary, in establishing the above-described station, out of any moneys which may accrne to the State by the action of Congress of the United States for the purpose of establishing agricultural experiment stations in the various States and Territories of the United States.
Sec. 51. That full and complete acceptance. ratification, and assent is hereby made and given by the State of Colorado to all of the provisions, terms, grants, and conditions, and purposes of the grants made and prescribed by the act of the Congress of the United States entitled “An act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an act approved July 2, 1862, and of the acts supplementary thereto."
SEC. 52. The State board of agriculture shall have the control of the fund appropriated by the said act of Congress, and shall disburse the same for the 1130 and benefit of the agricultural experiment station department of the State agricultural college, and in accordance with the terms and provisions of said act of Congress.
SEC. 52a. Full and complete acceptance, ratification, and assent is hereby made and given by the State of Colorado to all of the provisions, terms, grants, and conditions, and purposes of the grants made and prescribed by the act of Congress of the United States entitled "An act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts established under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July 2, 1862.”
SEC. 52b. The State board of agriculture shall have the control of the fund appropriated by the said act of Congress, and shall disburse the same for the use and benefit of the State agricultural college, and in accordance with the terms and provisions of said act of Congress.
CONNECTICUT. The following matter is taken from the General Statutes of Connecticut, Revision of 188, published by the authority of the State, Hartford, Conn.]
SEC. 2252. Any person who shall give credit to a minor student of any college or university of this State withont the written consent of his parent or gnarılian, or of an authorized officer of such institution, shall be fined not less than $20 nor more than $300.
SEC. 2253. (Repealed by act 1889, Chap. LII, q. v.) The bonds of this State indorsed and known as agricultural college bonds, and constituting the capital of the agricultural college fund, shall not be transferable except by a special act of the general assembly, but shall remain in the custody of the commissioner of the school fund; and the treasurer and said commissioner are hereby anthorized to invest any money now in their hands, or that hereafter may come into their hands, belonging to the principal of said fund in any securities, except personal securities, in which by law the savings banks of this State may invest. Said commissioner shall semiannually receive and pay over the interest accruing upon said fund to the president and fellows of Yale College, for the purposes and on the conditions hereinafter set forth; and the treasurer shall pay interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum on the principal of the agricultural college fuŋd remaining in the treasury uninvested.
SEC. 2.254. Said corporation shall derote the interest upon said fand wholly and exclusively to the maintenance, in that department of Yale College known as the Sheffield Scientific School, of such courses of instruction as shall carry out the intent of the act of Congress entitled "An act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts,” approved July 2, 1862, in the manner specially prescribed in the fourth section of said act.
SEC. 225.7. Said corporation shall furnish gratuitous education in said courses of instruction to such citizens of this State as shall be annually nominated to be pupils of said school, in such manner as the general assembly shall prescribe. Their number shall be, in each year, such as would expend a sum equal to half said interest for the same year, in paying for their instruction in said school, if they were required to pay for it at the regular rates charged to its other pupils for the same year. Said pupils, so nominated and received, shall be admitted into said school upon the same terins and subject to the same rules and discipline which shall apply to all its other pupils, except that they shall pay nothing for heir instruction.
SEC. 2256. Said corporation shall annually make up and distribute the reports required by the fourth paragraph of the fifth section of the act of Congress designated in section 2254.
Sec, 2257. The governor, lientenant-governor, the three senior senators, and the secretary of the board of education shall constitute a board of visitors, who shall visit said school in each year, and report thereon to the general assembly at each regular session.
SEC. 22:58. Said visitors, with the secretary of the Sheffield Scientific School, shall constitute an appointing board, who shall select from such candidates as shall offer themselves those who shall be entitled to receive the gratuitoas instrnction in said school.
SEC. 2259. If there are more applications for the bounty of the State than there are vacancies to be filled on the part of the State, said board shall give the preference to snch young men as are fitting themselves for agricultnral, mechanical, or manufacturing ocenpations in life, and may have become orphans through the death of a parent in the naval or military service of the United States, and next to them, to such as are most in need of pecuniary assistance: and shall provide that the appointments shall be distributed, as far as practicable, among the several counties of the State, in proportion to their population.
SEC. 2260. The secretary of said school shall also be the secretary of said appointing board, and shall record their transactions, and shall, at least one month before the close of each academic year in said school, cause to be published in at least one newspaper in every connty in this State an advertisement specifying the number of pupils entitled by law to be admitted into said school for gratuitons instinction during the ensuing academic year, and designating the time and manner in which application for admission may be made to said appointing board.
SEC. 1716. (Amended by section of act of 1893, Chapter LXVII, also hy act of 1999, chapter 169.) The Storrs Agricultural School shall remain an institntion for the education of boys whose parents are citizens of this State in such branches of
scientific knowledge as shall tend to increase their proficiency in the business of agriculture.
SEC. 1717. [See act 1901, chapter 70.] There shall be appointed by the senate six trustees of said school. During the session of the general assembly of 1889 the senate shall appoint three of said trustees who shall hold office for four years, and three who shall hold office for two years, and biennually thereafter three trustees shall be so appointed, who shall hold office for the tern of four years from and after the 1st day of July next succeeding their appointment. The Connecticut board of agriculture shall also annually elect a trustee, and the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station shall be ex officio one of said trustees.
Sec. 1718. Said board of trustees are empowered to take and hold in behalf of the State of Connecticut deeds of such lands and other property and such money as may be donated for the purpose of establishing and maintaining said school.
SEC. 1719. To said board of trustees shall be committed the location of said school, the application of the funds for the support thereof, the appointment of managers and teachers, and the removal of the same, the power to prescribe the studies and exercises of pupils in said school, rules for its inanagement, and the admission of pupils; and they shall annually report to the governor the condition of said school, and such annual reports shall be submitted to the general assembly at its regular sessions.
SEC. 331. [See Public Acts, 1899, chapter 147 post.] The comptroller shall cause to be printed, at the expense of the State, annually such numbers of copies of each of the following annual reports as is hereinafter stated; that is to say: of the Storrs Agricultural School, 1,000;
of the report of the board of visitors of the Sheffield Scientific School, 1,000 copies.
Sec. 380. The estimates for the different classes of expenditures shall be made as follows, to wit: * for the State board of agriculture, the State experiment station, the Storrs Agricultural School,
by the secretary of the State board of agriculture.
Sec. 1710. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station shall remain as now established, and its management shall be committed to a board of control, to consist of eight members, one member to be selected by the State board of agriculture, one member by the State Agricultural Society, one member by the governing board of the Sheffield Scientific School at New Haven, one member by the board of trustees of the Wesleyan University at Middletown, and two members to be appointed by the governor. The governor and the person appointed, as hereinafter provided, to be the director of the station shall also be ex officio members of the board of control, and the members of the board shall continue in office for the term of three years from the 1st day of July next succeeding their appointment.
SEC. 1711. Said board shall choose from among their number a secretary and a treasurer, each of whom shall be elected annually, and shall hold their respective offices one year, and until the choice of their successors. Five members of said board shall constitute a quoruin.
SEC. 1712. Said board shall meet annually on the third Tuesday in January in each year, at such place in the city of Hartford as may be designated by the president of said board, and at such other times and places, upon the call of the president, as may be deemed necessary, and may fill vacancies which may occur in the offices of said board.
SEC, 1713. Said board of control shall locate and have the general management of the institution, and shall appoint a director, who shall have the general management and oversight of the experiments and investigations which shall be necessary to accomplish the objects of said institution, and shall employ competent and suitable chemists and other persons necessary to the carrying on of the work of the station. It shall have power to own such real and personal estate as may be necessary for carrying on its work, and to receive title to the same by deed, devise, or bequest. It shall expend all moneys appropriated by the State in the prosecution of the work for which said institution is established, and shall use for the same purpose the income from all funds and endowments which it may receive from other sources, and may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in all courts by the name of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. It shall make an annual report to the governor, which shall not exceed 200 (400 by act of 1893, Ch. XVIII) printed pages, and such annual reports shall be submitted to the general assembly at its regular sessions.
Sec. 1714. The sum of $8,000 annually is hereby appropriated to said Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, which shall be paid in equal quarterly installments to the treasurer of said board of control upon the order of the comp
troller, who is hereby directed to draw his order for the same; and the treasurer of said board of control shall be required, before entering upon the duties of his office, to give a bond with surety to the treasurer of the State of Connecticut in the sum of $10,000 for the faithful discharge of his duties as such treasurer.
SEC. 1715. Upon the death or resignation of any of the members of the board of control the authority or institution by which such deceased member was originally appointed shall fill the vacancy so occasioned.
Sec. 4005. Every person or company who shall sell, offer, or expose for sale in this State any commercial fertilizer or manure the retail price of which is $10 or more than $10 per ton shall affix conspicuously to every package thereof a plainly printed statement, clearly and truly certifying the number of net pounds of fertilizer in the package, the name, brand, or trade-mark under which the fertilizer is sold, the name and address of the manufacturer, the place of manufacture, and the chemical composition of the fertilizer expressed in the terms and manner approved and currently employed by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. If any such fertilizer be sold in bulk, such printed statement shall accompany every lot and parcel sold, offered, or exposed for sale.
SEC. 4006. Before any commercial fertilizer the retail price of which is $10 or more than $10 per ton is sold, offered, or exposed for sale the manufacturer, importer, or party who causes it to be sold or offered for sale within this Stató shall file with the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station two certified copies of the statement named in the preceding section, and shall deposit with said director a sealed glass jar or bottle containing not less than one pound of the fertilizer, accompanied by an affidavit that it is a fair average sample thereof.
SEC. 1007. The manufacturer, importer, agent, or seller of any commercial fertilizer the retail price of which is $10 or more than $10 per ton shall pay, on or before the 1st of May annually, to the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station an analysis fee of $10 for each of the fertilizing ingredients contained or claimed to exist in said fertilizer: Provided, That when the manufacturer or importer shall have paid the fee required for any persons acting as agents or sellers for such manufacturer or importer, such agents or sellers shall not be required to pay the fee named in this section.
SEC. 4008. Every person in this State who sells or acts as local agent for the sale of any commercial fertilizer of whatever kind or price shall annually or at the time of becoming such seller or agent, report to the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station his name, residence, and post-office address, and the name and brand of said fertilizer, with the name and address of the manufacturer, importer, or party from whom such fertilizer was obtained, and shall on demand of the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station deliver to said director a sample suitable for analysis of any such fertilizer or manure then and there sold or offered for sale by said seller or agent.
SEC. 4009. No person or party shall sell, offer, or expose for sale in this State any pulverized leather, raw, steamed, roasted, or in any form, as a fertilizer or as an ingredient of any fertilizer or manure, without explicit printed certificate of the fact, such certificate to be conspicuously affixed to every package of such fertilizer or manure, and to accompany every parcel or lot of the same.
SEC. 4010. Every manufacturer of fish guano, or fertilizers of which the principal ingredient is fish or fish mass from which the oil has been extracted, shall, before manufacturing or heating the same and within thirty-six hours from the time such fish or mass has been delivered to him, treat the same with sulphuric acid or other chemical approved by the director of said experiment station in such quantity as to arrest decomposition: Provided, however, That in lieu of such treatment such manufacturers may provide a means for consuming all smoke and vapors arising from such fertilizers during the process of manufacture.
SEC. 4011. Any person violating any provision of the foregoing sections of this chapter shall be fined $100 for the first offense and $200 for each subsequent violation.
SEC. 4012. This chapter shall not affect parties manufacturing or purchasing fertilizers for their own private use and not to sell in this State.
SEC, 4013. The director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station shall pay the analysis fees ruceived by him into the treasury of the station, and shall cause one or more analyses of each fertilizer to be made and published annually. Said director is hereby authorized, in person or by deputy, to take samples for analysis from any lot or package of manure or fertilizer which may be in the possession of any dealer. SEC. 4014. The director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
shall, from time to time, as bulletins of said station may be issued, mail or canse to be mailed two copies, at least, of such bulletins to each post-office in the State.
Public Acts 1889, Chapter LII: SECTION 1. The treasurer and the commissioner of the school fund shall invest the principal of the agricultural-college fund of this State in any securities, except personal securities, in which by law the sayings banks of this State may invest, and said commissioner shall have the custody of all securities belonging to said fund, and shall cause a schedule of the same to be made and registered in books kept in his office. He shall receive ali payınents on account of said fund, receipt therefor, and deposit the same with the treasurer, taking said treasurer's receipt for the same, and he shall draw all orders upon its principal and receive from the treasurer, at least semiannually, all income so deposited and transmit the same to the president and fellows of Yale College for the purposes and conditions set forth in chapter 143 of the general statutes. The treasurer shall pay interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum on the principal of said fund remaining in the treasury uninvested, and all expenses incurred in the management of said fund shall be paid from the treasury upon the order of said commissioner.
SEC. 2. Section 2253 of the general statutes is hereby repealed.
Ibid., Chapter XII: SECTION 1. The annual report of the Storrs School Agricultural Experiment Station shall be printed, bound and circulated as now provided by law for the annual report of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station at New Haven.
Public Acts 1893, Chapter LXVII: The name of the Storrs Agricultural School is hereby changed to The Storrs Agricultural College, by which name it shall hereafter be known and called.
SEC. 2. Section 1716a of the general statutes is amended to read as follows: “ The Storrs Agricultural College is hereby established, and shall remain an insti. tution for the education of youth whose parent or parents are citizens of this State; and the leading object of said college 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, in such manner as the general assembly of this State shall prescribe, in order to promote the liberal and practical education of the industrial classes in accordance with the provisions of an act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, * also in accordance with an act of Congress approved August 30, 1890."
Sic. 3. Sections 1717, 1718, and 1719 of the general statutes are amended by striking out the word “school” whenever it occurs and inserting the word “college."
Sec. 4. Section 2253 of the general statutes [confer section 2 of act of 1889, Chapter LII] is amended to read as follows: “ The bonds of this State indorsed and known as agricultural college bonds and constituting the capital of the agricultural college fund, with all funds heretofore and hereafter received from the United States under an act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, shall not be transferable except by special act of the general assembly, but shall remain in the custody of the commissioner of the school fund; and the treasurer and said commissioner are hereby authorized to invest any money now in their hands, or that may hereafter come into their hands, belonging to the principal of said fund, in any securities, except personal securities, in which by law the savings banks of the State may invest, and said commissioner shall semiannually receive and pay over the interest accruing from said fund to the treasurer of this State, who shall semiannually pay over the interest accruing from said fund, and also the amount received by virtue of an act of Congress approved August 30, 1890, to Yale University and to the board of trustees of the Storrs Agricultural College, in such proportions and for the purposes and on the conditions set forth in the succeeding sections, and the treasurer shall pay interest, at the rate of 5 per cent per annum, on the principal of such funds remaining in the treasury uninvested."
Sec. 5. The corporation of Yale University shall, upon the passage of this act, and semiannually thereafter, report under oath to the treasurer of the State the number of pupils in attendance at Sheffield Scientific School who bad, previous to the passage of this act, been admitted as gratuitous pupils under the agreement between Yale College and the general assembly of this State, as approved by Governor Buckingham September 3, 1863, and thereupon the said treasurer shall pay over to Yale University a sum equal to twice the amount such pupils would be required to pay at the regular rates charged other pupils of the said school.
Src. 6. After the passage of this act no further nominations or appointments of State pupils to the said Sheffield Scientific School shall be made, and no portion of the interest accruing from the said act of Congress, approved July 2, 1862, and