Agriculture of Pennsylvania

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State Board of Agriculture, 1891

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Page 143 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Page 300 - He who plants a tree, He plants love; Tents of coolness spreading out above Wayfarers he may not live to see, Gifts that grow are best; Hands that bless are blest; Plant: Life does the rest!
Page 300 - Give fools their gold, and knaves their power ; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall ; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all. For he who blesses most is blest ; And God and man shall own his worth Who toils to leave as his bequest An added beauty to the earth.
Page 150 - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws; but the General Assembly may, by general laws, exempt from taxation public property used for public purposes, actual places of religious worship, places of burial not used or held for private or corporate profit, and institutions of purely public charity.
Page 130 - Twelfth. Net earnings during said year. Thirteenth. Amount of surplus. Fourteenth. Amount of profit added to sinking fund during said year.
Page 129 - ... is hereby made taxable annually for state purposes at the rate of four mills on each dollar of the value thereof, and no failure to assess or return the same shall discharge such owner or holder thereof from liability therefor...
Page 129 - Provided, That this section shall not apply to bank notes, or notes, discounted or negotiated by any bank or banking institution, savings institution or trust company...
Page 129 - Commonwealth, or by any Joint-stock company or association, limited partnership, bank or corporation whatsoever, formed, erected, or incorporated by, under or In pursuance of any law of this Commonwealth or of the United States, or of any other State or Government, and liable to taxation within this Commonwealth...
Page 131 - ... and it shall be the duty of the treasurer or other officers having charge of any such corporation, joint-stock association or limited partnership upon which a tax is imposed by this section to transmit the amount of said tax to the treasury of the Commonwealth within thirty days from the date of settlement of the account by the Auditor General and State Treasurer...
Page 131 - November of each year, estimate and appraise the capital stock of the said company at its actual value in cash, not less however than the average price which said stock sold for during said year, and not less than the price or value indicated or measured by net earnings or by the amount of profit made and either declared in dividends or carried into surplus or sinking fund...

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