History and Direction of Calhoun County

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Page 36 - Gul in her bloom; Where the citron and olive are fairest of fruit, And the voice of the nightingale never is mute: Where the tints of the earth, and the hues of the sky, In color though varied, in beauty may vie...
Page 100 - The annual report for September, 1864, states that the number of children in the district between the ages of five and twenty was 587; the number attending school, 516. The school was not graded and the teachers of the district, exclusive of Mr. Lyon, were: Julia Wheeler, Bridget Quinn, Jane Hunt, Kate Easton, Edward Lott, EA Thurstou, and LM Loriug.
Page 10 - Wabanh avenue and Sixteenth street. For skill as a pharmaceutist and integrity in the dispensing of pure and reliable medicines, we can fully commend him to the patronage of the profession both in the city and...
Page 195 - Boone, was tempted up here, made a log cabin settlement, and lived on the opposite side of the river, on what is now known as the Donally farm or splint coal bottom. I have had from old Mr. Paddy Huddlestone, who died a few years ago, at nearly one hundred years of age, many interesting anecdotes of their joint adventures in hunting and trapping. Boone still lived here, in 1789-90, when Kanawha county was formed, and in 1791...
Page 83 - MeCamley, began to witness in reality what he had seen in imagination in June, 1831, as he stood here with Mr. Redfield and longed to make the waters of the Kalamazoo provide the forces for establishing at this point one of Michigan's great centers of manufacture and trade.
Page 51 - The stoat — a little devil with all its hair, from the tip of its nose to the end of its tail...
Page 93 - Twentyseven non-resident scholars have been admitted into the school. Instruction was given during the term in the highest branches of mathematics, French and Latin, and weekly exercises in composition and declamation.
Page 36 - Know ye the land of the cedar and vine, Where the flowers ever blossom, the beams ever shine ; Where the light wings of Zephyr, oppressed with perfume, Wax faint o'er the gardens of Gul in...
Page 424 - Express Trains Leave Detroit Daily: (Sundays excepted) for London, Paris, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Buffalo, Rochester, Ogdensburgh Burlington, Elmira, Albany, New York, Boston. Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and all intermediate places. Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Passengers will find this route via Rochester and Northern Central Railroad the shortest and most direct to those cities. Only one Change of Cars between Detroit and Baltimore, Fare always as low a* by other lines.
Page 22 - It is bounded on the north by Barry and Eaton counties, on the east by Jackson, on the south by Branch and Hillsdale, and on the west by Kalamazoo.

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