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Carroll's Stats., 1922, ch. 134, p. 2296.
Sec. 4815°. Standard.—The weights, measures and balances received from the Government of the United States, now in the custody of the secretary of state, shall continue in the custody of that officer, and shall be the standard of weights and measures in this State.
Sec. 4816. Duplicates furnished counties.-The governor shall cause duplicates of those weights, measures and balances to be made for such counties as may not have the same; and upon his written certificate of the cost, the auditor shall give a warrant on the treasury therefor.
Sec. 4819a (1906). Milling; standard measure required; penalty for failure. It shall be unlawful for any person, commission merchant, miller, dealer, grain inspector, corporation, company, firm or association, either by himself, itself, officer, agent or employee, when purchasing wheat or receiving it in barter or exchange for flour or otherwise,
from the owner, his agent or employe, to use for the purpose of testing or determining the weight, grade, milling or market value of wheat, any measure other than the standard half-bushel measure furnished this State by the United States; and the use of any fractional part of said standard half-bushel measure for such purpose will be a violation of this section. It shall likewise be unlawful to use anything other than a straight stick with the edges square for leveling the wheat in said half-bushel measure for the purpose of testing the weight, grade, milling or market value of wheat: Provided, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to wheat or grain that is inspected or graded by the carload under the regulations of any board of trade. Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall, on conviction, be fined not less than ten dollars ($10.00) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100.00), to which may be added imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding six months.
Sec. 4820°. Hundredweight; ton.-The hundredweight shall consist of one hundred pounds avoirdupois, and two thousand such pounds shall constitute a ton; and all contracts hereafter made shall be construed accordingly, unless the contrary be stipulated.
Sec. 4821 (a1894). Bushel; weight of different articles; legal weights per bushel of certain produce. The following weights shall constitute à bushel of each article named, respectively." Pounds
Pounds Wheat. 60 Corn,' ear, in the shuck.
75 Shelled corn.-56 Rye
56 Corn in the ear, 70 pounds from Oats, shelled_.
32 the first of November to the first Barley--
47 of May following, and from first Irish potatoes.
60 of May to the first of November Sweet potatoes.
55 following---68 White beans.--.
60 1 For convenience in printing a slight change has been made in arrangement of these articles. 2 See acts, 1924, ch. 5 sec. 1, immediately following this section. 517-26 -19
Pounds Castor beans...
76 Clover seed.
60 Timothy seed 45 Plastering hair.
8 Flaxseed 56 Turnips.-
60 Millet seed.
50 Unslaked lime Peas 60 Corn meal.
50 Blue-grass seed 14 Fine salt.
Hungarian grass seed. Dried apples.24 Ground peas.-
24 Dried peaches.
39 Orchard grass seed.Onions.
57 English blue-grass seed -Bottom onion sets.. 36 Hempseed
50 Acts, 1924, ch. 5, p. 8.
Sec. 1. Bushel of corn, weight.--The standard weight of a bushel of ear corn in the shuck shall be seventy-five pounds avoirdupois. Carroll's Stats., 1922, ch. 134, p. 2296.
Sec. 4822 (1869-70). Irish potatoes, pounds to barrel.-One hundred and sixty pounds net of Irish potatoes shall constitute a merchantable barrel.*
Sec. 4823. Coal, penalty for selling unscreened for screened.-Any person selling unscreened coal for screened coal shall be subject to a fine of not less than five ($5.00) nor more than twenty dollars ($20.00), recoverable by warrant before a justice of the peace.
Sec. 4823a (1898). Hemp; hundredweight; ton.—That the hundredweight of hemp shall consist of one hundred pounds avoirdupois, and two thousand such pounds shall constitute a ton, and all contracts hereafter made shall be so construed. Any person violating this act shall be fined in a sum of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense.
Sec. 4823b-1 (1920). Standard weight of corn meal, grits, hominy and corn flour.—That the standard weight for corn meal, grits, hominy and corn flour shall be one hundred pounds avoirdupois, and the standard measure for such commodities shall be packages containing net avoirdupois weight one pound, two pounds, three pounds, four pounds, five pounds, ten pounds, twenty-five pounds, fifty pounds, and one hundred pounds, or multiples of one hundred pounds. Sec. 4823b-2.
That it shall be unlawful for any persons to pack for sale, sell or offer for sale in this State, any corn meal, grits, hominy or corn flour, except in bags or packages containing by standard net avoirdupois weight one pound, two pounds, three pounds, four pounds, five pounds, ten pounds, twenty-five pounds, fifty pounds and one hundred pounds, or multiples of one hundred pounds, respectively. Each bag or package shall have plainly and legibly printed or marked thereon the net weight of contents thereof, in pounds avoirdupois, and such weights shall be a true and correct statement thereof: Provided, however, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to the retailing of meal dírect to consumers from bulk stock when purchased and delivered by actual weight or measure, or to exchange of corn for meal by mills grinding for toli, and that nothing herein contained shall be held to apply to any
: The term coal includes anthracite, cannel, bituminou's, and other mined coal. * See footnote, p. 20, relative to Federal standard barrel law.
cereal product packed and distributed as a specialty, in identified original packages, the net contents of which weigh less than five pounds avoirdupois.
Sec. 48236–3.—That any violation of this act shall be a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, the offender shall be fined not less than twenty-five ($25.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each offense. Carroll's Stats., 1922, ch. 89, p. 1350.
Sec. 2755 (1893). Inspector of weights and measures; salary; penalty: -The general council [of cities of the first class, Louisville) shall, by ordinance, provide suitable penalties for the punishment of persons who knowingly use defective or imperfect weights and measures, and may provide for an inspector or inspectors of weights and measures. He shall have exclusive power to inspect weights and measures in the city, and he shall be paid a salary by the city. No fees shall be charged or received for such services. Nothing in this section shall be construed so as to interfere with the term of office or fees of the present sealer of weights and measures for Jefferson County.
Sec. 3058 (1906). General council; ordinances and powers of council generally: -The general council (of cities of the second class (Lexington, Covington, Newport, and Paducah)] shall have power by ordinance
Sec. 3058–11. Weights and measures.—To establish and regulate the standard of weights and measures to be used in the city, and to provide for the inspection of all weights and measures, and to compel dealers in all kinds of coal to weigh the same on public scales, and to establish, license, tax and regulate public scales, and the charges for the use of the same; to make provisions for the inspection and measurement of lumber and other building material *; for the inspection and weighing or measuring hay, coal, charcoal, firewood, and all other kinds of fuel to be used in the city; for the inspection of butter, cheese, milk, lard and all other provisions; for regulating the weight and quality of bread: Provided, That nothing herein shall be so construed as to authorize an inspection of any article enumerated in this subdivision which is to be shipped beyond the limits of the city, except at the request of the owner thereof; *
Sec. 3290 (1914). Council; power by ordinance; weights and measures; inspection and measurement of lumber; inspection and weighing of stone, coal, hay and grain. The common council of each of said cities [of the third class, Owensboro, Henderson, Frankfort, Bowling Green, Middlesboro, Hopkinsville, Ashland, Maysville, and Corbin] shall, within the limitations of the constitution of the State and this act, have power by ordinance:
17. To establish standard weights and measures to be used in the city.
is. To provide for the inspection and measuring of lumber and other building materials.
19. To provide for the inspection and weighing or measuring of stone, coal, wood and fuel, hay, corn and other grain, and produce of all kinds.
Sec. 3490 (1893). General powers of the council; public scales; public weigher; weights and measures; coal weighed; oil inspected.--The board
of council (of cities of the fourth class-Shelbyville, Richmond, Winchester, Dayton, Paris, Catlettsburg, Danville, Mt. Sterling, Georgetown, Versailles, Harrodsburg, Bellevue, Cynthiana, Mayfield, Lebanon, Ludlow, Nicholasville, Pineville, Madisonville, Princeton, Fulton, Lawrenceburg, Russelville, Carrollton, Central City, Franklin, Barboursville, Providence, Morganfield, Pikeville, Somerset, Murray, Harlan, Elizabethtown, Jackson, Hazard, Highland Park, Hickman, Scottsville, Earlington, Olive Hill, Irvine, Marion, Clifton and Fort Thomas], in addition to other powers herein granted, shall have power within the city: *
18. To erect and keep in repair accurate public scales, and to appoint a public weigher or weighers to attend to the same, and to fix fees and compensation for his services; to establish standard weights and measures, and to regulate the weights and measures to be used in the city in all cases where the same are not provided for by law.
19. To pass ordinances requiring all coal sold and to be delivered in or out of the city to be weighed by the public weigher, and to fix adequate penalties for the violation of the same.
Sec. 3620. City weigher.—The city council (of cities of the fifth class] may appoint
a city weigher
for a term of two years, but either may be removed at the pleasure of the council.
Sec. 3685. Town weigher.—The board of trustees of towns (of the sixth class] may appoint a
town weigher, and town physician, each of whom shall hold office for two years, but may be removed at the pleasure of the board of trustees. Carroll's Stats., 1922, ch. 46a, p. 772.
Sec. 1719a-1 (1906). Commercial feeding stuffs to be labeled; what label shall state.-Every bag, barrel or other package of concentrated commercial feeding stuff, manufactured, sold, offered or exposed for sale in, or imported into, this State, shall have securely attached a tag or label, and plainly printed thereon the number of net pounds of concentrated commercial feeding stuff in the package, the name, brand or trademark under which the concentrated commercial feeding stuff is sold; the name and address of the manufactured Provided, That all concentrated commercial feeding stuffs shall be in standard weight bags or packages of no other than fifty, one hundred, one hundred and fifty, or two hundred pounds each, or less than fifty pounds, or sold in bulk. Carroll's Stats., 1922, ch. 50, p. 807.
Sec. 1822–1 (1898). Sample to be furnished director of experiment station before sale.--In each year, before any person or company shall sell, offer or expose for sale in this State any commercial fertilizer, said person or company shall furnish to the director of the agricultural experiment station of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky, which station is hereby recognized as the “Kentucky agricultural experiment station,” a sealed quantity of such commercial fertilizer, not less than one pound, sufficient for analysis, accompanied by an affidavit that the sample so furnished is a fair and true sample of a commercial fertilizer which the said person
See sec. 1719a-2 for definition.
or company desires to sell in this State, and said affidavit shall also state the name and address of the manufacturer, the name of the fertilizer, the number of net pounds in each package
Sec. 1822–2 (a1904). Labels containing analysis furnished by director.—The director of said experiment station, upon receipt of affidavit and sample as provided for in section one,
shall issue to said person or company a sufficient number of labels, to tag not less than twenty (20) tons of said fertilizer, in which label shall be printed the name and address of the manufacturer, the name of the fertilizer, the number of net pounds in each package,
Sec. 1822–3 (1894). Penalty for violation of law.-Every bag or other package or quantity of any commercial fertilizer, in any shape or form whatever, sold or offered for sale in this State, shall have attached to it in a conspicuous place a label as provided in section 2. Carroll's Stats., 1922, ch. 53a, p. 839.
Sec. 19058–32 (1916). Unpacked apples in barrels; size of standard barrel.—This act [specifying standard grades and regulating the packing of apples] shall not apply to unpacked apples actually transported in barrels to storage within this State until the same are removed from storage for the purpose of marketing, sale, transportation or distribution. The standard barrel for apples shall be of the following dimensions when measured without distention of its parts: Length of stave, twenty-eight and one-half inches; diameter of head, seventeen and one-eighth inches; distance between heads, twenty-six inches; circumference of bulge, sixty-four inches outside measurement, representing as nearly as possible seven thou sand and fifty-six cubic inches: Provided. That steel barrels containing the interior dimensions provided for in this section shall be construed as a compliance therewith.
Sec. 1905a-46 (1918). Weights and samples of milk and cream.—That it shall be unlawful for any hauler of milk or cream or other person, or creamery, or other milk plant or agent, receiving milk or cream by weight or test or by weight and test, to fraudulently manipulate the weights of milk or cream of any patron, or to take unfair samples thereof, or to fraudulently manipulate such samples. The hauler shall weigh the milk or cream of each patron accurately and correctly and shall report such weights accurately and correctly to the factory. He shall thoroughly mix the milk or cream of each patron by pouring and stirring until such milk or cream is aniform and homogeneous in richness, before the sample is taken from such milk or cream. When the weighing or sampling of the milk or cream of each patron is done at the creamery, shipping station or other factory, hrm, corporation or individual buying and paying for milk or cream on the basis of the butterfat contained therein, the same rule shall apply.
Sec. 1905a-47. Glassware for testing milk and cream for butterfat.Every person, firm, company, association, corporation or agent thereof, buying and paying for milk or cream on the basis of amount of butterfat contained therein as determined by the Babcock test, shall use standard Babcock test bottles, pipettes and weights, and accurate scales, as defined in section 13 [sections 1905a-57 to 1905a
• See note, p. 20, relative to the Federal standard barrel.