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The Cattle Disease

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-Tlit' chnary session oí tlio jMnssachnsijtt-Legwiature, oalled toethr to devine mwaus to arrest tlie disoase aniong the cattlo, coneludod its labora last week, havmg been in session Jast two weeks. Thö ooiniiiissioners heretofore ipnoint!(! were tho.ight to havo esceeded tbeir poweii sornewliat, and to be slaughíeriog thu cttlc throughout the Stato in too wliolesalo a manner. - Iionce tho l'qirtt to tlio executivt to convoko tbe.legislrtture. A largo num!ior of modiéal men, veterinary surgaons, and persons wlio had been etnployed about the disoased catilo were examined, and the result was the pusBageoftwn acts restrictíng somewhat the pouevs of thd coiniriissioners, and crerttittg loual boards in every town, nel also a new coitunission to make i'.iii'üfiil experimenta into the causes ánd nature of the disesise One hundred and Btteen tliousand dollars were appropriated to oarry out the -provisions of these acts.