Economic Paper Volume 34-37

Economic Paper Volume 34-37

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...to work upon the public roads and refrain from all other occupations on these appointed days; and I call upon every able-bodied man to shoulder his shovel and march out and strike a blow for progress. Let the farmer, the merchant, the lawyer, the doctor, the minister of the Gospel, the rich and the poor, and the men of all the walks of life enlist as volunteers in this mighty army for grand accomplishment. Let no man be above this work, nor forget his duty to himself and to his neighbors. It will be an honor to every man on these days to labor with his fellow-man to banish from the country the curse of bad roads and the evils that accompany them. Let all the people of every station, high or low, be moved by the same patriotic impulse to work for the common weal. To all the benefit will come. Let all participate. I do appoint and set apart these days, the fifth and sixth of November, that the people may have an opportunity to give substantial expression to the universal desire and determination of the State, in action inspired by hope, and rejoicing that will resound in one unbroken chorus from the mountains to the sea. I call upon all the women to participate. In every hour of danger they have inspired the men of North Carolina with faith and courage; in this day of realization, they with their children will come to lend to this noble cause the charm and the encouragement of their presence. They can provide good things to eat, and-decorate every worker with a badge of honor. Let every citizen do his duty, and these days will be long remembered for the impetus they gave to the cause of good roads and a finer civic spirit. I call upon the county commissioners of every county in the State to issue a proclamation urging the people to go out...show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236861906
  • 9781236861900