The Worcester Magazine: Devoted to Good Citizenship and Municipal Development, Volume 19 (Google eBook)

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Chamber of Commerce, 1916 - Worcester (Mass.)
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Page 96 - Williston seminary the following year ; and then entered the Andover theological seminary, and was graduated in 1848. He became an Abbott resident, and preached in various places in New England until he became pastor of the Phillips Church, in 1859. He was a member of the prudential committee of the American board of foreign missions from 1869 to 1876, when he became secretary of the home department of the board.
Page 46 - ... by the Committee on Statistics and Standards of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Page 81 - Fellows's brigades) flying in every direction, and in the greatest confusion, notwithstanding the exertions of their generals to form them. I used every means in my power to rally and. get them into some order ; but my attempts were fruitless and ineffectual ; and on the appearance of a small party of the enemy, not more than sixty or seventy, their disorder increased, and they ran away in the greatest confusion, without firing a single shot.
Page 82 - He then declared — That, in his opinion, the military strength and resources of the State must be reserved for its own defense and protection exclusively, excepting in cases provided for by the Constitution of the United States; and then under orders, derived only from the commander in chief.
Page 118 - Board, whose duty shall be to make careful studies of the resources, possibilities and needs of the city or town, particularly with respect to conditions which may be injurious to the public health, and to make plans for the development of the municipality with spe.cial reference to the proper housing of the people. In January, 1914, an ordinance was passed establishing "The City Planning Board," consisting of five members, one of whom shall be a woman, all to serve without compensation.
Page 82 - North Carolina brigade, imitating that on the right, followed the shameful example. Stevens, Caswell, and Gates himself struggled to stop the fugitives and rally them for battle; but every noble feeling of the heart was sunk in base solicitude to preserve life; and having no cavalry to assist their exertions, the attempted reclamation failed entirely.
Page 82 - ... the greatest enthusiasm and offered themselves in such numbers, that it became necessary to decline the services of the larger part, who returned to their homes grievously disappointed. The militia of Kentucky and of Tennessee assembled at Louisville and at Newport; those from Virginia, at Urbana; those of Pennsylvania, at Erie. From these several points the troops were organized into three columns with a supposed total of not less than 10,000 men. Their first destination was the Rapids of the...
Page 81 - As soon as I heard the firing, I rode with all possible despatch towards the place of landing, when, to my great surprise and mortification, I found the troops that had been posted in the lines retreating with the utmost precipitation, and those ordered to support them (Parsons's and Fellows's brigades) flying in every direction, and in the greatest confusion, notwithstanding...
Page 36 - According to a preliminary announcement with reference to mortality in 1914, issued by Director Sam. L. Rogers, of the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce, and compiled by Mr. Richard C. Lappin, chief statistician for vital statistics, more than 30 per cent of the 898,059 deaths reported for that year in the "registration area...
Page 65 - ... territory in the occupation of the enemy (other than persons or bodies of persons, incorporated or unincorporated, residing or carrying on business solely within His Majesty's dominions), wherever by reason of the enemy nationality or enemy association of such persons or bodies of persons incorporated or unincorporated, it appears to His Majesty expedient so to do...

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