Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Том 8

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V. 40, pt. 1; v. 41, pt. 1; v. 42, pt. 2, and v. 43, pt. 2, are Constitution, by-laws, business transactions, etc., for distribution to members. Brief historical sketches of the society are given in the volume for 1864/68, p. [3]-8, and in v. 56, 1926, p. 21-22. List of members in [v. 1]-39, 1870/71-1909; v. 40, pt. 1; v. 41, pt. 1; v. 42, pt. 2; v. 43, pt. 2, 1910-13.

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Стр. 6 - The by-laws may be amended at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of members present providing a copy of such amendment has been sent to all members at least 30 days prior to the meeting.
Стр. 61 - Indians are accustomed to pour spirits and mate into a certain hole, and likewise to smoke upwards, thinking thus to afford all possible gratification to Walleechu. To complete the scene, the tree was surrounded by the bleached bones of horses which had been slaughtered as sacrifices. All Indians of every age and sex make their offerings; they then think that their horses will not tire, and that they themselves shall be prosperous.
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