Annual Report of the State Agricultural Experiment Station at Amherst, Mass, Volumes 1-6

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Page 165 - ... at the drawing and sealing of said samples; one of said duplicate samples shall be retained by the director and the other by the party whose stock was sampled ; and the...
Page 164 - Before any commercial fertilizer, the retail price of which is ten dollars or more per ton, is sold, offered or exposed for sale, the importer, manufacturer or party who causes it to be sold or offered for sale within the state of...
Page 165 - Said director is hereby authorized in person or by deputy to take a sample, not exceeding two pounds in weight, for analysis, from any lot or package of fertilizer or any material used for...
Page 164 - ... provided, that whenever the manufacturer or importer shall have paid the fee herein required for any person acting as agent or seller for such manufacturer or importer, such agent or seller shall not be required to pay the fee named in this...
Page 159 - In most cases the valuation of the ingredients in superphosphates and specials falls below the retail price of these goods. The difference between the two figures represents the manufacturers' charges for converting raw materials into manufactured articles.
Page 164 - Any person selling or offering or exposing for sale any commercial fertilizer without the statement required by the first section of this act, or with a label stating that said fertilizer contains a larger percentage of any one or more of the constituents mentioned in said section than is contained therein, or...
Page 165 - ... or material sampled, the name of the party from whose stock the sample was drawn, and the time and place of drawing, and said label shall also be signed by the person taking the sample and by the party or parties in interest, or their representative present at the drawing and...
Page 163 - ... in a conspicuous place on the outside thereof, a plainly printed statement clearly and truly certifying the number of net pounds in the...
Page 163 - Commonwealth, the retail price of which is ten dollars or more per ton, shall be accompanied by a plainly printed statement, clearly and truly certifying the number of net pounds of fertilizer in the package, the name, brand or trade mark under which the fertilizer is sold, the name and address of the manufacturer or importer, the...
Page 164 - Massachusetts agricultural experiment station, a certified copy of the statement named in section one of this act, and shall also deposit with said director at his request a sealed glass jar or bottle, containing not less than one pound of the fertilizer, accompanied by an affidavit that it is a fair average sample thereof.

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