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son, firm or corporation violating the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding six months. Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 1, Div. 1, Title 10, ch. 1, p. 1003.

Sec. 1870 (1877). Provisions, bread, liquors, weights and measures, gunpowder, etc. The city or town council shall have the power

to establish and regulate the weight and assize of bread,

the gauging of liquors, the measurement and weighing of any produce or merchandise Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 1, Div. 1, Title 6, ch. 3, p. 625.

Sec. 1023, as amended by Laws, 1921, ch. 8410, p. 47.- * Provided, That boards of county commissioners may themselves or in conjunction with municipalities, provide and install scales or weighing machines for the purpose of weighing motor vehicles, trailers or semitrailers and their loads. Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 1, Div. 1, Title 7, ch. 5, p. 758.

Sec. 1254, as amended by Laws, 1921, ch. 8588, p. 411. Standard measure for oysters and clams; stamping measures; fees. As a standard measure, a half barrel of oysters shall consist of a tub or other round vessel of the following dimensions, or the cubical equivalent thereof, to wit: It shall measure eighteen and one-half inches inside at the top, and seventeen inches from the bottom to top, and twentyfive and one-half inches diagonal, the unit of such tub or measure may be in the shape of an inverted frustum of a cone. Two of these measures filled, rounded and banked shall make one barrel, and all oysters or clams bought and sold in this State in the shell shall be measured in a measure of this equivalent, or measure holding a fraction or multiple thereof; and it shall be unlawful for any person to have in his possession any measure for oysters or clams in the shell [which] shall differ in equivalent size from the measure herein provided for; or demand or require a cargo of less or greater measure in buying or selling; and no vessel or measure shall be used in buying or selling oysters or clams until it has been measured and stamped by the shell fish commissioner, his agents or deputies, with a metal tag or stamp, showing the quantity of oysters or clams such measure will hold. Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 1, Div. 1, Title 11, ch. 4, p. 1081. Sec. 2039 (a1913). Net contents to be stated.

That for the purpose of this chapter an article shall also be deemed to be misbranded:

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Third. If in package form, the net contents of the package are not correctly stated in terms of weight, measure or numerical count, conspicuously, legibly or correctly, on the outside of the package Provided, however, That reasonable variations shall be permitted and tolerations established by rules and regulations made in accordance with the provisions of section 2046.

Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 1, Div. 1, Title 11, ch. 6, p. 1089.

Sec. 2050 (1911). Misbranding citrus-fruit packages.-It shall be unlawful for any one to misbrand any package or any wrapper con: taining citrus fruits; and all citrus fruits shall be deemed misbranded if the package or the wrapper shall bear any statement, design or device regarding the fruit therein contained which is false or misleading either as to the name, size, quality or brand of such fruit or as to the locality in which it was grown. Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 1, Div. 1, Title 11, ch. 7, p. 1091.

Sec. 2057 (a1907). Weight to be marked on packages of feeding stuff; sheriff authorized to seize and sell when not so tagged.—Every bag, barrel, or other package of commercial feeding stuff, manufactured, sold in or imported into this State, shall have securely attached a tag or label, and plainly printed thereon, the number of net pounds of commercial feeding stuffs in the package, the name, brand, or trade-mark under which the commercial feeding stuff is sold; the name and address of the manufacturer Gen. Stats., 1920, Div. 1, Title 11, ch. 39, p. 1210.

Sec. 2384 (1889). Doyle's rule for measurement of logs.—Doyle's rule and log book for the measurement of saw logs is adopted as the standard rule for the measurement of saw logs, whether round or square, which are required to be scaled or measured within the limits of this State. Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 1, Div. 1, Title 11, ch. 41, p. 1213.

Sec. 2398, as amended by Laws, 1925, ch. 10128, p. 228. Commercial fertilizers, net contents to be marked.-Every package of commercial fertilizer or fertilizer materials manufactured, imported, transported, distributed, stored, kept or offered for sale or sold in or into the State of Florida shall have securely attached a tag on which shall be plainly and legibly printed the name or brand of the commercial fertilizer or fertilizer materials; the name and address of the manufacturer or jobber; the net contents of the package in pounds;

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Gen. Stats., 1920, Vol. 2, Div. 5, Title 2, ch. 10, p. 2717.

Sec. 5661 (1889). Penalty.—Whoever buys or sells any logs or square [timber by any other measure or scale than Doyle's rule and log book, or if any timber inspector wilfully makes return of] · any inspection scale or measurement of timber except according to said book, shall be punished by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars for each offense, or by imprisonment not exceeding six months. When it is mutually agreed between the buyer and seller, another than Doyle's rule book may be adopted and a survey can be made by a party other than a commissioned inspector.

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Park's Ann. Code, 1914, Vol. 1, ch. 4, p. 801.

Sec. 1880 (a1906). Weight per bushel; cord.— The legal weight of the following articles or commodities per bushel shall be as follows: 1 Pounds

Pounds Wheat.--60 Buckwheat--

52 Shelled corn. 56 Dried peaches (unpeeled).

33 Corn in the ear. 70 Dried peaches (peeled)

38 Peas.-60 Dried apples.

24 Rye 56 Onions

57 Oats

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Stone coal.

80 Barley--47 Unslacked lime

80 Irish potatoes.60 Turnips---

55 Sweet potatoes.

55 Corn meal, bolted or unbolted.- 48 White beans.60 Wheat bran.

20 Clover seed.. 60 Cotton seed.

30 Timothy seed

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Ground peas.

25 Flaxseed 56 Plastering hair.

8 Hempseed 44 Rough rice_

43 Blue-grass seed 14 Tan bark per cord.

2, 250 Sec. 1881 (a1893). Seal.- The ordinaries must procure for their respective counties a marking instrument, seal or stamp, for the purpose of marking all weights and measures which they may find not to weigh or measure less than the standard established by the Congress of the United States, which is the standard of this State.

Sec. 1882. Penalty.-All persons engaged in selling by weights and measures shall apply to the ordinaries of their respective counties and have their weights and measures so marked, and in default thereof shall not collect more than three-fourths of any account, note, or other writing, the consideration of which is any commodity sold by their weights and measures: Provided, This section shall not apply to any person selling by weights and measures who has applied to the ordinary of his county and found that the county has not been supplied with the necessary standards for testing weights and measures.

Sec. 1883 (1853-54). Selling by deficient weights and measures.-Any citizen may complain to the ordinary of the deficiency of any weights and measures, whether marked or not, and when done it is the duty of said ordinary to notify the person complained of, and give him the name of the complainant, and specify a day, not more than ten days distant, when he shall submit his weights and measures, to the test of the ordinary, and if the complaint is found to be true within the seller's knowledge, he shall be deemed a person selling by false weights and measures, and shall be presented by the grand jury as such, if no person appears and indicts.

Sec. 1884. Standards to be procured. The governor shall procure standards of weights and measures for each county which does not

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have them, and they, together with the marks provided by the ordinary, shall be kept in his office for the inspection of the citizens.

Sec. 1885. Ordinary to give notice.—When such standards are obtained, it is the duty of such ordinary to give sixty days written notice thereof at the door of the courthouse, and in the public gazette where the sheriff of the county advertises his sales. Park's Ann. Code, 1914, Vol. 4, ch. 4, p. 2995.

Sec. 4827 (a1870). Fees.--The ordinaries are entitled to the following fees, to wit:

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For comparing and testing weights and measures, and stamping and marking each, $0.10 Park's Ann. Code, 1914, Vol. 1, ch. 2, p. 784.

Sec. 1819 (1903). Barrel of turpentine; barrel of rosin.—He (supervising inspector of naval stores] shall receive as compensation for his services one-fourth of a cent for each barrel of rosin or spirits of turpentine which may be inspected under the laws of this State; for a basis of said fee a barrel when applied to spirits of turpentine shall be fifty gallons, and the term spirits of turpentine shall include all spirits of turpentine mentioned in this article. A barrel, when applied to rosin, shall be 280 pounds, and said fee shall be reckoned on this basis. Said fee shall be paid equally by the buyer and seller of such naval stores. In case of naval stores shipped in packages or receptacles other than barrels, his compensation shall be reckoned upon the basis of barrels or fractions thereof, in the same manner as is provided for the payment of fees of inspectors under like conditions. He shall have the right to recover from any person or corporation the fees allowed him, in appropriate proceedings in any court having jurisdiction thereof.

Sec. 1840. Barrels for turpentine, quality of, etc.—Every barrel of soft turpentine shall be formed of good and sufficient staves, threequarters of an inch thick, not exceeding five inches wide, not less than thirty nor more than thirty-two inches long; the head not less than one nor more than one and a half inches thick, and the barrel secured with twelve good hoops.

Sec. 1842°. Powers of corporate authorities. The corporate authorities of any seaport town may make such further regulations for the inspection of rosin, pitch, tar, and turpentine, and for the discovery of fraud in making and vending said articles, as to said authorities respectively shall seem proper.

Sec. 1843. Inspectors may be appointed for any article.--Inspectors may be appointed, their duties prescribed, their fees fixed, and inspection and marking regulations adopted, by the corporate authorities of any city, for the inspection of guano and other fertilizers, tobacco, salt, pitch, tar, turpentine, rosin, fish, oil, staves, shingles, timber, wood, lumber, and liquor, and such other articles and things as are usually the subject of inspection and measurements, and for measuring and gauging the said articles, or any of them, within the limits of said cities; and the same power may be exercised by the ordinary of every county, outside the limits of such town, and within the limits of such county: Provided, Such regulațions be not inconsistent with the following provisions ;

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1. No person shall be permitted to inspect, measure, or gauge, except such as may be regularly appointed, under a penalty of five hundred dollars for every offense, one half to go to the informer, and the other half to the incorporation or court having the appointment of inspectors. Every person so appointed shall be required to take an oath or affirmation faithfully to perform the duties of the office to the best of his skill and ability, and shall moreover give bond and security for the faithful discharge of the duties thereof. All vacancies may be filled by the appointing power.

2. In all seaport towns where timber or lumber is brought for exportation, or otherwise, the same shall be inspected and measured, and bills for such measurement shall be made out in superficial measurement.

3. All square timbers shall be measured as follows: The length shall be counted from pinhole and the size from the middle of the stick, taking the smallest side and the face, throwing off fractions, and allowing one-half of the wane-edge on the side and face; and other flatted timber, usually known as saw or mill logs, shall be measured one-half from the smallest end.

4. All sticks which are rotten, hollow, split, or broken shall be declared refuse by the inspector, and the seller shall only be allowed one-half the measurement; but if the defect be at or near the end, only so much as is defective shall be declared refuse.

5. The hook to the dip-rod shall not be less than one inch and three-quarters long.

7. Heading shall be two and a half feet long, six inches broad, one inch thick on one edge, and not less than three-quarters of an inch on the other edge, round and free from decay, worm or knot holes; shingles to be twenty-two inches long, not less than three and a half inches wide, a half inch thick at the thick end, not decayed, and free from worm or knot holes.

8. Pipe, hogshead, and barrel-staves shall be considered merchantable only when conditioned as follows: Pipe-staves to be at least fifty-four inches in length, three inches in breadth, and one inch thick on the thin edge, sound and free from worm or knot holes; hogshead-staves to be forty-two inches long, three inches broad, and not less than three-quarters of an inch thick on the edges, sound and free from worm or knot holes; barrel-staves to be two and a half feet long, three inches wide, and not less than three quarters of an inch on their edges, sound and free from worm or knot holes.

9. Every cord of firewood shall measure eight feet in length, four in breadth, and four in height. Any person to whom such wood is offered for sale, who may suspect any deficiency, shall have the right to have the same measured and corded by any sworn inspector or measurer of the place, and in case of any deficiency appearing, the seller shall, besides paying the fees of the inspector, make good the deficiency without delay, or forfeit, before any court having jurisdiction, the sum of two dollars for every cord so deficient; in case of no deficiency appearing, the fees of the inspector or measurer shall be paid by the buyer. The corporate authorities of any town or city may make such further regulations on this subject as to them shall appear proper to insure the objects of this section.

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