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Ordered, That the following be incorporated in the premium list for 1879: Trio Sumatra pheasants; folding bedstead; child's bedstead; lodge and military supplies; pneumatic middlings purifier; lawn mower; wool press and tier; hay tedder; threehorse plow; apple-parer; display of minerals; traction farm engine; adjustable buggy top; hand-carving; air-castles; display gents' furnishing goods; gent's overcoat; prepared ferns; medley pictures.
Ordered, That diplomas be awarded as follows:
Thos. B. Whiley, for automatic gate.
Halm, Bellows & Butler, for parlor inlaid table.
On motion, Messrs. Murphy, Smith, and Wing were appointed a committee to examine and report on essays.
Adjourned to meet Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.
TUESDAY MORNING, 10 o'clock.
Members all present except Messrs. Stickney and Stone. The committee to whom was referred the accounts of the Treasurer and Acting Secretary reported as follows:
We, the undersigned committee appointed to examine the accounts of the Treasurer and Acting Secretary of the Board, would respectfully report that we have carefully examined the same, and find the books accurately and neatly kept, and that all the checks issued correspond in amount with the vouchers for the same, as required by the by-laws of the Board.
Recess until 2 o'cock P.M.
B. W. CARLISLE,
2 O'CLOCK P.M.
Agreed, That Mr. Poyntz, of Kentucky, be allowed the premium on milking cow "Madam Kyle," provided he present a sworn statement as to the amount of milk and butter produced in a given time.
Ordered, That the Acting Secretary communicate with J. H. Benson relative to the exhibition of flour at the late Ohio State Fair.
Agreed, That J. B. Howe be granted a Silver Medal for "Wanzer Sewing Machine" exhibited at the late Fair.
Agreed, That Leonard Crow, of Licking county, be awarded the premium of $30 for best crop of five acres barley, he having complied fully with the requirements of the Board relative to sworn statements, etc.
Adjourned to meet in convention in the Ohio Senate Chamber Wednesday, 10 o'clock A.M., January 8.
Last meeting of the Board of 1878.
JAS. W. FLEMING,
[For approval of the following, see report of committee to examine accounts of Treasurer and acting Secretary.]
JOHN M. PUGH, President of the Ohio State Board of Agriculture:
DEAR SIR: The following exhibit of the financial transactions and condition of the State Board of Agriculture for the year ending December, 1878, as appearing from the several accounts, I herewith respectfully submit.
JAS. W. FLEMING, Acting Secretary.
From State appropriation... contingent fund..
State Fair receipts......
For bank overdraft at beginning of year
"forage and refreshments...
66 expenses of members of the Board..
labor and assistance...
TOTAL RECEIPTS DURING THE YEAR.
Hocking Valley tickets
46 express and freight....
postage and telegraph......
66 interest on overdraft............
COLUMBUS, January 7, 1879.
From which deduct outstanding unpaid checks of present year.....
302 35 220 26 1,750 00 598 97 168 06
Showing total amount paid out by the Treasurer to be......
cash in hands of Treasurer of
$15,252 76 399 00 $14,853 76
Less cash on hand..
Horse premiums, extraordinary
For bills for advertising State Fair of 1878, on file and awaiting
For printing Bulletin of 1878 .....
For miscellaneous accounts awaiting adjustment..
525 00 1,171 00 142 50
$9,867 20 359 06
OHIO STATE AGRICULTURAL CONVENTION.
SENATE CHAMBER, Columbus, OHIO, Wednesday, January 8, 1879-10 o'clock A.M.
The Convention was called to order at 10 A.M., by the President, Judge John M. Pugh, and the roll of counties called by the Secretary, James W. Fleming, representatives from sixty eight counties being present.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRTY-FOURTH ANNUAL SESSION
.....J. T. Kithcart.
..John C. Levering. ....E. T. C. Aldrich. ...L. Kelly.
William Parr. William R. Pool. .C. S. Mills.
S. S. Ketchum.
...J. H. Shields.
.... W. A. R. Tenny.
E. S. Fawcett.
...Jno. M. Lane.
.J. W. Fleming.
.F. M. Black.
.H. Y. Beebe.
...J. M. Daugherty.
Jos. W. Clark.
E. B. Beaverstock.
.L. B. Harris.
On motion of B. W. Carlisle, of Fairfield, the chair appointed, as
COMMITTEE ON RULES AND ORDER OF BUSINESS,
W. B. McClung, of Franklin; Simpson Harmount, of Tuscarawas; and D. L. Pope, of Geauga.
Isaac Glaze moved that the sergeant-at-arms of the Senate be requested to act as sergeant-at-arms of the Convention, which was agreed to.