The Curiosity Shop: Or, Questions and Answers Concerning the Lumber Business. A Compilation of Inquiries to the Editor of the American Lumberman and Answers Thereto

American lumberman, 1906 - 529 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 472 - The commission shall have power to adopt and publish rules to govern its proceedings and to regulate the mode and manner of all investigations and hearings of railroads and other parties before it, and all 'hearings shall be open to the public.
Σελίδα 424 - ... the prospect that these topics are to have more prominent places in governmental care. Through the teachings of intelligent forestry it has been made plain that in our Western localities ruinous floods and exhausting droughts can be largely prevented, and productive moisture in useful degree and at needed periods secured, by a reasonable and discriminating preservation of our forest areas ; the advocates of irrigation have been led to realize that it is useless to provide for the storage of water...
Σελίδα 311 - Contents of Any Prismoid.— Add together the areas of the two parallel surfaces, and four times the area of the section taken half way between them, and parallel to them; multiply the sum by the perpendicular distance between the two parallel sides, and divide the product by 6.
Σελίδα 24 - ... assignee, for the benefit of creditors, or shall in any wise come to be distributed among creditors, whether by operation of law or by the act of...
Σελίδα 442 - It shall be necessary for the party or parties bringing suit against any railroad company under the provisions of this law to show by evidence that he or they had on hand at the time any demand for cars was made the amount of lumber, cotton, wool hides or other freight necessary to load the cars so ordered: provided, that, the provisions of this law shall not apply in cases of strikes or other public calamity.
Σελίδα 24 - ... lien of such employees shall be superior to the lien of any mortgage or other incumbrance theretofore or thereafter created.
Σελίδα 424 - The fundamental idea of forestry is the perpetuation of forests by use. Forest protection is not an end in itself; it is a means to increase and sustain the resources of our country and the industries which depend upon them.
Σελίδα 505 - During the 144 hours extending from midnight of each Wednesday to midnight of the following Tuesday loose timber and logs, and sack rafts (so called) of timber and logs, may be run, and parties engaged in this business may use the waterway in such reasonable manner as may be necessary for the proper transaction of such business: Provided, That during any other period than that designated above said parties shall so arrange their work as to leave the channel of said section of the river free from...
Σελίδα 296 - Unsound, loose, and hollow knots, wormholes and knot holes, through shakes or round shakes that show on the surface, and shall be square edge unless otherwise specified. A through shake is hereby defined to be through or connected from side to side, edge to edge, or side to edge. Where terms one-half or two-thirds heart are used they shall be construed as referring to the area of the face on which measured. CLASSIFICATION. Dimensions. — Dimension sizes shall embrace all sizes 6 inches and up in...
Σελίδα 311 - RULE. To the sum of the areas of the two ends add four times the area of a section parallel to and equally distant from both ends ; multiply this sum by the perpendicular height, and J of the product will be the solidity.

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