Sessional Papers - Legislature of the Province of Ontario, Volume 1

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Page 25 - ... trees shall be cut with a saw whenever practicable. 4. In no case shall the height of the stump exceed the thickness or diameter of the tree 2 feet above the ground. 5. No tree shall be left lodged in process of felling. 6. So far as reasonable, all branches of the logging shall keep pace with each other. In no instance will the brush piling be allowed to fall behind the cutting and removing of logs. 7. All tops and litter from trees cut under these rules must be burned so as to be safe against...
Page 1 - MORTIMER CLARK, KC, Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Ontario. MAY IT PLEASE YOUR HONOUR : I...
Page 68 - ... such forest property. Such protection is the unquestioned right of the forest owner, and without it he cannot be expected to maintain a "sustained yield" management which requires maintainence of a large wood capital subject to depredations and to destruction by tires unless properly guarded. it is not sufficient for the state to legislate, but, at least wherever broad communal interests are at stake, it must provide the machinery to carry out this legislation. The principles most needful to...
Page 4 - ... about you and see the many articles made wholly or in part from wood. In our homes and out of them, wood, in the form of useful articles, is at hand everywhere. From the cradle to the grave it plays an important part in our daily lives. An eminent forester vividly pictured this in the following words: "The forest furnishes the cooperage to market our vintage, to store our flour and fruit. The forest furnishes the plow handle and the harrow frame to cultivate, the threshing machine and the windmill...
Page 68 - State must be represented in such organization. (2) Responsibility for the execution of the law must be clearly defined and must ultimately rest upon one person, and every facility for ready prosecution of offenders must be at the command of the responsible officer. (3) None but paid officials can be expected to do efficient service, and financial responsibility in all directions must be recognized as alone productive of care in the performance of duties as well as in obedience to regulations. In...
Page 26 - JOLTS left in the woods or along the roads will be sealed. 5. The party of the second part agrees to pile all slash as the cutting proceeds and to burn the same at such times and in such manner as the party of the first part may direct. 6. The violation of any of the above rules if persisted in, shall be deemed a sufficient cause for annulling the contract. Actually marking every tree which is to be cut is far more satisfactory than merely limiting the...
Page 19 - Thus, like the fabled .AEson, being restored from the decrepitude of age to the bloom of early youth, — the most recent branchlets being placed, by means of the latest layer of wood, in favorable communication with the newly formed roots, and these extending at a corresponding rate into fresh soil, — t " Quae quantum vertice ad auras ^therias, tantum radice in Tartara tendit...
Page 47 - States, it would still be less than the value of the forest crop by a sum sufficient to purchase at cost of construction all the canals, buy up at par all the stock of the telegraph companies, pay their bonded debts and construct and equip all the telephone lines in the United States.
Page 139 - Territory offers superior inducements. He can commence operations perfectly assured that a few years spent as industriously as is necessary in agriculture elsewhere, will here surround him with all the necessaries and many of the luxuries of life, make him secure from want, and the owner of a farm, orchard, and garden that will afford himself and family a competency, and a comfortable inheritance to his heirs. This is plain when we consider the great variety of products and fruits that can be successfully...
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