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other purposes," approved May 30, 1896, are hereby repealed, such repeal to be effective when this act becomes operative. 30 Stat., ch. 30, p. 765.

Sec. 3 (1898). Barrels for flour; dimensions and weight of.-That all barrels and half barrels eontaining flour, manufactured within the District of Columbia, or brought to the same for sale, shall be well made, of good, clean material, and tightened with ten or twelve hoops, sufficiently nailed with four nails in each chime hoop, and of the following dimensions, namely: The staves of all barrels to be in length not less than twenty-seven inches; the diameter at the head to be seventeen inches; and the staves of all half barrels to be twenty inches in length, and the diameter of the head thirteen inches. Flour barrels weighing not less than sixteen pounds tared or marked on the branded head shall be deemed merchantable.

Sec. 5. Weight of barrels of flour; packing less quantity, penalty for; barrel falsely tared, penalty for.—That every miller or bolter of flour shall put into barrels the quantity of one hundred and ninety-six pounds, and into half barrels the quantity of ninety-eight pounds; and if any miller or bolter of flour shall pack any barrel or half barrel with a less quantity of flour than by this act is required, he shall forfeit, if the deficiency be one pound, a sum not exceeding ten cents, and for every pound above one deficient, twenty-five cents; and said inspectors are hereby required, whenever they, or either of them, have reason to suspect that any barrel or half barrel containing flour is falsely tared, to cause the flour to be started and the barrel or half barrel weighed; and whenever it shall appear that the barrel and half barrel weigh more than they are marked by the miller or owner, the said miller or owner shall forfeit and pay to the said District for each such offense at the rate of ten cents for every pound after the first that the barrel or half barrel may weigh short, and shall moreover pay twenty-five cents for each and every barrel or half barrel, unless on examination the tare should prove correct, then in that case the cost and charges shall be paid by the inspector.

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Sec. 2372 (a1917). Standard weights and measures.—The following standards of weights and measures shall be the standard of weights and measures throughout the State of Florida : One standard liquid gallon shall contain 231 solid inches. The weights and measures shall be as follows: 1 Pounds avoirdupois

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60 Onions Corn, shelled.--56 Salt--

60 Corn on cob with shuck.. 70 Peanuts

22 Sorghum seed. 56 Chufas

54 Barley seed.

48 Rye --Oats.

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24 Bran 20 Apples, green

48 Corn meal 48 Quinces-

48 Beans, shelled60 Peaches, dried

24 Beans, velvet, in hulls. 78 Peaches, green

54 Beans, castor, shelled. 48 Cottonseed.

32 Millet seed.--50 Cottonseed, sea island.

44 Beggar weed seed... 62 Plums

40 Irish potatoes.-

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55 Sweet potatoes. 56 Guavas.

54 Turnips -

54 Sec. 2373 (1901). Standard weights and measures to be used in contracts.-All contracts hereafter made within this State for work to be done or anything to be sold or delivered by weight or measure shall be taken and construed according to the standard of weights and measures hereby adopted as the standard of this State.

Sec. 2374. Weight to be marked on sacks of grain, etc.—All merchants, commission merchants, grocers, provision dealers, storekeepers and other persons, before selling or offering for sale any grain, flour, meal, grits, corn, wheat, rye, oats, bran, beans, Irish potatoes, sweet potatoes or peanuts, already put up, packed or placed in any sack, bag or barrel, in original packages shall have marked or stamped or stenciled upon such sack, bag or barrel, so sold or offered for sale, with its contents in figures, at least one inch in length, the exact weight in pounds avoirdupois of such bag, sack or barrel, with its contents. If the bag, sack or barrel is of a dark or black color such figures shall be marked, stamped or stenciled in light colored ink or pencil; if the bag, sack or barrel is of a light color, then the marking, stamping or stenciling shall be in black or dark pencil, but in all cases the stamping, marking or stenciling shall be plain, legible, and placed conspicuously on such bag, sack or barrel.

Sec. 2375 (1905). Standard box or crate for oranges.—That hereafter the legal and standard box or crate for oranges shall measure twelve * A slight change has been made in the arrangement for convenience of reference.

inches in width and twelve inches in depth on the inside, making each end or compartment of said box or crate, whenever the same contains a middle partition, twelve inches in length, twelve inches in depth, and twelve inches in width. No crate or box intended for the sale or shipment, or delivery for sale or shipment of oranges, except of the standard measure herein specified, shall be manufactured or sold.

Sec. 2376. Sale of oranges in boxes other than standard size; shipping in half boxes; barrels and crates other size.—Every box or crate used for the sale or delivery of oranges shall be of the Florida standard measure, as above provided. No person shall use any crate or box for such sale, shipment or delivery, except the same be of such standard measure: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall prevent the shipment or delivery of oranges for sale in half boxes as herein described : Provided, That nothing in this section shall prevent any person shipping oranges in barrels or other crates over standard size.

Sec. 2377 (1915). Specifications for field boxes for oranges.—That all field boxes to be used in the sale of oranges, grape fruit and lemons by growers to packer or buyer shall be of the uniform size of twelve inches wide, thirteen inches high, and thirty-three inches long, and shall contain a middle partition not less than three-fourths of one inch thick.

Sec. 2378 (1917). Standard crate for tomatoes.—That hereafter the legal and standard crate for tomatoes shall measure ten inches in depth, eleven inches in width, and twenty-four inches in length, on the outside.

Sec. 2379. Basket, standard for tomatoes.—That hereafter the legal and standard basket for use in tomato crates shall measure nine and one-half inches long in the bottom, five inches wide in the bottom and four and one-half inches deep, all of the last aforementioned measurements being inside measurements. The length of the inside of the top hoop of each basket shall be thirty-two and one-half inches.

Sec. 2380. Other container prohibited.-No crate or basket intended for the sale or shipment or delivery for sale or shipment of tomatoes, except of the standard measure herein specified, shall be manufactured or sold. Laws, 1925, ch. 10134, p. 255.

Sec. 7. Inspection and test of self-measuring pumps.—That it shall be the duty of the inspectors Coil inspectors] herein provided to familiarize themselves with the accuracy adjusting devices on the various makes of self-measuring pumps in use in the territory assigned to them by the commissioner of agriculture. That they shall carefully inspect all of such pumps located in the territory assigned to them at least once every thirty days, that on all such pumps found to be giving accurate measure with a variation of not to exceed four ounces from the actual measures on a measure of five gallons, he shall place a lead and wire seal,

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on the adjusting device or devices in such a way that the adjustment cannot be altered without breaking the seal, any pump that is found to be giving inaccurate measure in excess of four ounces, the inspector shall then and there notify the operator of the pump, whether owner or lessee, to make the necessary adjustments, the inspector to lend his assistance with

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the standard measure provided for testing such pumps, all pumps that have apparently been altered for the purpose of giving short measure in excess of eight ounces on a measure of five gallons or that can not be adjusted within a range of eight ounces, either over or under, on a measure of five gallons, the inspector shall notify the operator of such pump, whether he be owner or lessee, that it must be immediately adjusted, the inspector to lend his assistance with the standard measure for testing such pumps, should the operator fail or refuse to then and there make such adjustments as are necessary to bring the measure within the allowed variation, the same shall be condemned and dismantled immediately by the inspector examining the same, and such pump shall not again be allowed operated in this State without the written consent of the commissioner of agriculture. * Any person, company, firm, or corporation who shall reinstall and operate any pump, without the written consent of the commissioner of agriculture, that has been condemned by a duly authorized inspector herein provided because of giving short measure in excess of eight ounces to a measurement of five gallons, shall, upon conviction,

be punished by a fine of five hundred ($500) dollars, and such condemned pump shall be adjudged forfeited to the State of Florida.

That on and after the passage of this act, it shall be unlawful for any self-measuring pump which can be secretly manipulated in such manner as to give short measure to be installed or operated in this State. Any person, company, firm or corporation who shall install or operate a self-measuring pump in any of the counties of this State, which has devices or other mechanical means used for the purpose of giving short measure, shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of five hundred ($500) dollars. Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 2, Div. 5, Title 2, ch. 4, p. 2539.

Sec. 5198 (1901). Merchant offering to sell grain, etc., without marking sack.-Any merchant, commission merchant, grocer, provision dealer, storekeeper or other person, or any officer, agent, clerk or employee of any merchant, commission merchant, grocer, provision dealer or storekeeper who shall offer for sale, attempt to sell or sell any of the articles mentioned in section 2374, already put up, placed or packed in any sack, bag or barrel, in original packages, without having such sack, bag or barrel marked, stamped or stenciled as in the manner herein prescribed before offering for sale, attempting to sell or selling the same, shall be punished by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars for each offense, or by imprisonment not more than three months.

Sec. 5199. Merchant selling by short weight.-Any merchant, commission merchant, grocer, provision dealer, storekeeper, or other person, or any officer, agent, clerk or employee of any merchant, commission merchant, grocer, provision dealer or storekeeper, whó shall sell or dispose of any sack, bag or barrel with its contents, containing any of the articles mentioned in the preceding section upon which the weight in avoirdupois of such sack, bag or barrel with its contents has been marked, stamped or stenciled as provided, and the weights so stamped, marked or stenciled shall not be the true and correct weight of such sack, bag or barrel with its contents,

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but the weight so marked, stamped or stenciled shall be a greater weight than the true and correct weight of such sack, bag or barrel with its contents, shall be punished for each offense by a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars or by imprisonment not more than three months. Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 2, Div. 5, Title 2, ch. 10, p. 2717.

p Sec. 5694 (1832). Selling by false weights or measures.- Whoever knowingly sells by false weight or measure, shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding six months, or by fine not exceeding one thousand dollars.

Sec. 5695. Selling by untested weights and measures.— Whoever refuses to have his weights and measures tested, or refuses to pay the fees for the same, or whoever, after his weights and measures have been tested, fails to make them conform to the standard, and keep them conformed, shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding sixty days or by fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.

Sec. 5696 (1917). Selling tomatoes in crates or baskets.—Every crate or basket used for the sale or delivery of tomatoes shall be of the Florida standard measure as provided by law, and no person shall use any crate or basket for such sale, shipment or delivery, except the same be of such standard measure. This shall not apply to local persons, dealers in or growers of tomatoes, or shipments within the State. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Sec. 5697. Seliing certain commodities other than by the pound.— It shall be unlawful for any dealer to sell, offer for sale, barter, exchange, or otherwise dispose of, any of the different commodities named'in section 2372 except by the pound, and any person, firm or corporation violating this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

Sec. 5698 (1905). Selling oranges in boxes not of standard measure.Every box or crate used for the sale or delivery of oranges shall be of the Florida standard measure, as provided by law. No person shall use any crate or box for such sale, shipment or delivery, except the same be of such standard measure. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall prevent the shipment or delivery of oranges for sale in half boxes as herein described: Provided, That nothing in this section shall prevent any person shipping oranges in barrels or other crates over standard size.

Sec. 5699 (1915). Standard field box for sale of oranges, grapefruit, and lemons; penalty for violation.-That all field boxes to be used in the sale of oranges, grapefruit and lemons by grower to packer or buyer shall be of the uniform size of twelve inches wide, thirteen inches high and thirty-three inches long, and shall contain a middle partition not less than three-fourths of one inch thick; and any per

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