Woodland & Roadside, Volumes 5-8

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Massachusetts Forestry Association, 1906

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Page 72 - Diego; which are chiefly valuable for agriculture, and which, in his opinion, may be occupied for agricultural purposes without injury to the forest reserves, and which are not needed for public purposes, and may list and describe the same by metes and bounds, or otherwise, and file the lists and descriptions with the Secretary of the Interior, with the request that the said lands be opened to entry in accordance with the provisions of the homestead laws and this act.
Page 72 - ... the Secretary of Agriculture may, in his discretion, and he is hereby authorized, upon application or otherwise, to exatnine and ascertain the location and extent of such areas as in his opinion may be occupied for agricultural purposes without injury to the forests...
Page 72 - ... lose its jurisdiction nor the inhabitants thereof their rights and privileges as citizens or be absolved from their duties as citizens of the state.
Page 7 - Pennsylvania shall have ceded to the United States exclusive jurisdiction over the same, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of said State and the service of civil process therein.
Page 72 - ... settlers, in tracts not exceeding eighty acres in area, under such joint rules and regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe; and in case of such sale the jurisdiction over the lands sold shall, ipso facto, revert to the State in which the lands sold lie. And no right, title, interest, or claim in or to any lands acquired under this Act, or the waters thereon or the products, resources, or use thereof after such lands shall have been so acquired,...
Page 95 - UNIVERSITY, The Lawrence Scientific School offers four-year courses of study leading to the degree of SB in Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Mining and Metallurgy, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, FORESTRY, Chemistry, Geology, Biology, Anatomy and Hygiene (preparation for medical schools), Science for Teachers, and a course in General Science.
Page 72 - And the Secretary of Agriculture may from time to time divide the lands acquired under this act into such specific national forests and so designate the same as he may deem best for administrative purposes.
Page 71 - Whoever affixes to any tree in a public way or place a play-bill, picture, announcement, notice, advertisement, or other thing, whether in writing or otherwise, or cuts, paints, or marks such tree, except for the purpose of protecting it and under a written permit from the tree warden, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars for each offence.
Page 39 - The States which are here considered to form the Appalachian group are as follows: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. They turned out in 1899, 3,667,495 thousand feet of hardwood, which was 42 per cent. of the total cut. In 1906 they produced 3,546,668 thousand feet, or 48 per cent. They thus increased their proportion 6 per cent., although they actually...
Page 72 - That the Secretary of Agriculture may do all things and make all expenditures necessary to secure the safe title in the United States to the areas which may be acquired under this Act, but no payment shall be made for any such areas until the title thereto shall be satisfactory to the Attorney General...

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