Saint Louis: The Future Great City of the World : with Biographical Sketches of the Representative Men and Women of St. Louis and Missouri (Google eBook)

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C. R. Barns, 1876 - Saint Louis (Mo.) - 940 pages
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Page 379 - Recent events foreshadow a great change, and it becomes all men to choose. If Louisiana...
Page 456 - An act [to amend an act entitled an act] to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the same for postal, military, and other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-two," approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.
Page 385 - To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Page 90 - Every conductor, baggage master, engineer, brakeman, or other servant of any railroad corporation employed in a passenger train, or at stations for passengers, shall wear upon his hat or cap a badge, which shall indicate his office, and the initial letters of the style of the corporation by which he is employed.
Page 256 - The General Assembly shall have power to require, by law, that every child, of sufficient mental and physical ability, shall attend the public schools during the period between the ages of five and eighteen years, for a term equivalent to sixteen months (unless educated by other means).
Page 75 - Beginning at a point in the middle of the main channel of Milk river...
Page 103 - ... must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of the title of the defendant.
Page 180 - Sec. 2. As soon as convenient after the passage of this act, the society shall elect an executive council, consisting of not more than twenty-five members of the society, who shall hold their office for the term of three years, and until their successors are elected, which election shall thereafter take place triennially.
Page 360 - General Price having, by commission, full authority over the militia of the State of Missouri, undertakes, with the sanction of the Governor of the State, already declared, to direct the whole power of the State officers to maintain order within the State among the people thereof ; and General Harney publicly declares that this object being thus assured, he can have no occasion, as he has no wish, to make military movements which might otherwise create excitements and jealousies which he most earnestly...
Page 752 - Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time ; Footprints, that perhaps another, Sailing o'er life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shall take heart again.

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