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Image 80 of Catalogue of the State College of Kentucky, Volume 3 (1889-1890)

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" I 80 STATE COLLEGE OF KENTUCKY. f Q3, Every box, barrel, keg or other package or quantity of any commercial {hp- , tilizer, whose retail price is over ten dollars per ton, in any shape or form whatever, ~ sold or offered for sale in tl1is State, shall have attached to it, in a conspicuous place, i a label bearing a certified analysis of a sample of such fertilizer, from the Director of Z, the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station, as provided in the foregoing sections , of this act. A Q4. Any manufacturer or vendor of any commercial fertilizer, who shall sell, otier, o1· expose for sale any fertilizer, without having previously complied with the provisions of this act herein before set forth, shall, upon indictment and conviction, bc fined one lmndred dollars for each violation or evasion of this act, which fines, less the percentage of the Prosecuting Attorney fees, shall accrue to the benefit of, and be paid into, the State Treasury. ` @5. The Director of the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station shall receive ` for analyzing a fertilizer and attixing his certificate thereto, the sum of fifteen dollars; for labels furnished, one dollar per hundred. Ii Q6. The Director of said Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station shall pay all such fees received by him into the Treasury of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, the authorities of which shall expend the same in meeting the legitimate expenses of the Station in making analysis of fertilizers, in experimental tests of same, and in such other experimental work and purchases as shall inure to the benefit ofthe farmers ofthis Commonwealth. The Directorshall, within two months of the biennial meeting of the General Assembly, present to the Commissioner of Agriculture a report of the work done by [him], together with an itemized statement of receipts and expenditures for the two years preceding under the operations of this - act. QT. The Director of said Experiment Station is hereby authorized, in person or _ · by deputy, to take samples for analysis from any lot or package of any commercial l fertilizer which may be in thc possession of any dealer in this State. And he is hereby authorized to prescribe and enforce such rules and regulations as he may deem necessary to carry fully into effect the truc intent and meaning of this act; and any agriculturist, a purchaser of any commercial fertilizer in this State, 1nay take a sample of the same. under thc rules and regulations of the Director of the said l·lx· pcriment Station, and forward the same to the Experiment Station for analysis, which analysis shall be made free of charge. g {8. This act shall bein force from and after its passage, aud all acts in conflict with this act arc hereby repealed. Approved April L5, 1986. , CHAS. OFFUTT, L. , Speaker of {/ic House of Rejwesmifa/irc~. l JAMES li. HINDMAN, U l Speal·m· of r‘/iw .Sena/c. . , .l. l’R(>CT()R KN OTT. By if/at Gorm·7zo7‘.· l J. A. MCKENZIE, Secretary of Sfafc. ` _ t