North Woods Volume 2

North Woods Volume 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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...holdings the most, the one thing that would develop farm life into a prosperous occupation, that would furnish good trade for our business men, that would impress immigrants favorably and keep them in the country, and that would help develop the children into useful men and women, is lacking when good roads are not supplied. Help to obtain these and you will help develop the state and the nation into a greater usefulness, ii The Camp Fire" $ m By Victor.haw Q (Reprinted From Field and Stream) Roaring and crackling merrily, the leaping flames Fling back the velvet curtain of the night, Painting the bearded canopy of somber pine With ruddy gold. A drifting' yellow flight Of blazing stars spangle the shadows, winking out Like fire-flies, and smoke-wreaths veil The silver-studded heavens, fold on fold, Phantoms of forest wealth, dim shades that trail Gray robes among their sleeping progeny. The night-wind pauses, sighs, and glides away, And deep within the glowing heart that radiates The prisoned magic of another smiling day, Those rosy dreams, fast falling to decay. HE Elwell Road Law was enacted for the purpose of T building leading roads throughout the State of Minne sota, and to do it in a large and comprehensive manner, so as to connect city with city, and village with village, and to give to the citizens of each county easy access to their market towns. The general plan embodies the idea of getting into one lump sum for each county of the state, enough money at one time to build the main arteries of travel for each county. By its provisions any county in the state may build $200,000 worth of good, permanent road which will not only aid the farmers of such countyin getting to their market town, but will also be an example to...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236962443
  • 9781236962447