Appropriation Bill: Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry of the United States Senate, on the Bill (H. R. 24815) "making Appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1908."

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Page 56 - June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and an annual increase of the amount of such appropriation thereafter for ten years by an additional sum of one thousand dollars over the preceding year...
Page 56 - That there shall be, and hereby is, annually appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, arising from the sales of public lands, to be paid as hereinafter provided, to each State and Territory for the more complete endowment and maintenance of colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 56 - 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 mechanics arts, established under the provisions of an Act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two...
Page 56 - ... the Act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixtytwo, and the Act of Congress approved August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety...
Page 56 - ... to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural, and economic science, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to...
Page 60 - In Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Hawaii, Missouri, Alabama, and Louisiana separate stations are maintained wholly or in part by State funds. A number of substations are also maintained in different States. Excluding the substations, the total number of stations in the United States is 60. Of these, 55 receive appropriations provided for by acts of Congress.
Page 56 - SEC. 2. That the sums hereby appropriated to the States and Territories for the further endowment and support of...
Page 43 - He must have the chance to be educated in the widest possible sense — in the sense which keeps ever in view the intimate relationship between the theory of education and the facts of life. In all education we should widen our aims. It is a good thing to produce a certain number of trained scholars and students; but the education superintended by the State must seek rather to produce a hundred good citizens than merely one scholar, and it must be turned now and then from the class book to the study...
Page 61 - During the year the stations published 459 annual reports, bulletins, and circulars, which were supplied to over 774,000 addresses on the regular mailing lists. A larger number of stations than formerly supplemented their regular publications with more or less frequent issues of press bulletins and other special publications, and most of the stations report a large and constantly increasing correspondence with farmers on a wide variety of topics.
Page 23 - Treasury as a special fund, which is hereby appropriated and made available until expended, as the Secretary of the Interior...

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