The Grizzly Bear Volume 1-2

The Grizzly Bear Volume 1-2

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...from my slumbers by a detachment of regular armv cavalrymen, and carried with them beyond the pale of the chaotic, into the circle of the living. supply. Speaking from a knowledge of conditions in California, I would say that in my opinion a majority of the people of the State have not been educated up to a point where our Forestry values appeal to them, and therefore, comparatively little attention has been given to the subject of Forest Preservation. W'hile the subject of Irrigation has at times been of absorbing interest to the people of this State, they have given little thought to the sources of water supply, which lack of interest, and the necessity of protection of these sources reminds me very much of a friend of mine who recently purchased an automobile. Ile was so proud of his new acquisition that he invited a few of his friends for a spin. All went well for a while. Suddenly the machine CElI'l'.C to a stop, and believing something had gone wrong with the running gear, he jumped out, wrench in hand, to seek the cause of the stoppage. First he turned a crank, then he tightened a bolt. I-Ie went under the machine, and over the machine, and all around the machine. He screwed and unscrewed, opened valves and closed them, but all to no avail--the blamed thing would not budge. After expending considerable time in efforts to discover the cause of the difficulty, it suddenly occurred to him to examine the gasoline tank, when to his astonishment and consternation, he found it empty. So with my friends, the Irrigationists. Unless they awaken in time to the fact that if they ignore the protection of the sources of their water supply, their ditches will be empty. and like my friend who owned the auto, they will suddenly discover more

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  • Paperback | 678 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,193g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236897536
  • 9781236897534