Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Missouri and Its Cheap Farming Lands, the Grazing and Dairy Region, and Limitless Opportunities for Labor and Capital; With Compliments of the General Passenger Department of the

Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Missouri and Its Cheap Farming Lands, the Grazing and Dairy Region, and Limitless Opportunities for Labor and Capital; With Compliments of the General Passenger Department of the

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...and will, at all times, give preference to home-made products over goods made outside of the State. It is apparent that the manufacturing industries are capable of great legitimate expansion. The importation of articles that might be manufactured at a profit in the State, and thus supply the home market, is very large. The people are alive to fostering this branch of commercial interest, and, at all times, extend a welcome and, in many instances, substantial assistance to the manufacturing capitalist. SOMETHING FOR THE SPORTSMAN. jj ISSOURI has been the feeding ground for vast herds of the choicest of the large game animals up to the present generation. Old hunters and trappers still living tell marvelous, but true, stories of their exploits with the gun. As civilization and population advanced westward their numbers decreased, yet Missouri is still furnishing a very large proportion of the game for the markets of all the large cities of the United States. From October 1st to February 1st of every year there is not an express car arriving in St. Louis which does not bring large consignments of game. The quantity is enormous and far beyond the knowledge of every one except those engaged in the trade, or whose duties bring them in contact with the fact. Deer are found in every portion of the State, and are especially numerous in the thinly settled, hilly and mountainous districts. They are also numerous in the swampy districts. The Ozark mountains and the swampy lands of southeast Missouri constitute a great deer park and game reserve and will continue to do so until immigration crowds them out. It is a notorious fact that venison sells as cheap as good beef in the St. Louis markets during the winter season. Game in the Ozarks of all kinds is most...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236587499
  • 9781236587497