History of Southeastern Dakota: Its Settlement and Growth, Geological and Physical Features--countries, Cities, Towns and Villages--incidents of Pioneer Life--biographical Sketches of the Pioneers and Business Men, with a Brief Outline History of the Territory in General
Western Publishing Company, 1881 - South Dakota - 343 pages
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acres America April ATTORNEY AT LAW August Bank Big Sioux Big Sioux River born in Norway Brookings county Bros building built Canton Chicago church Clark Clerk Codington county Company daughter Dealer Dell Rapids district east side elected Elk Point engaged erected established farming feet Flandreau flour George Hardware held Huron Illinois Indians Iowa J. L. Phillips James John Johnson July June Kingsbury Lake land Legislature Lincoln County located Lodge Madison March married Mary Merchandise miles mill Minn Minnesota Missouri River Mitchell Moody county native October Ohio Parker pastor Portlandville Postmaster Present officers proprietor railroad Rapids Real Estate Register of Deeds removed residence school house Scotland September settled settlers side Phillips ave Sioux City Sioux Falls Sioux River spring Springfield street Superintendent Territory thence town Treasurer Vermillion Volga W. W. Brookings Watertown west side Phillips William Wisconsin Yankton York
Page 124 - ON the Mountains of the Prairie, On the great Red Pipe-stone Quarry, Gitche Manito, the mighty, He the Master of Life, descending, On the red crags of the quarry Stood erect, and called the nations, Called the tribes of men together.
Page 126 - I have given you lands to hunt in, I have given you streams to fish in, I have given you bear and bison, I have given you roe and reindeer, I have given you brant and beaver, Filled the marshes full of wild-fowl, Filled the rivers full of fishes ; Why then are you not contented?
Page 126 - Filled the rivers full of fishes: Why then are you not contented? Why then will you hunt each other? "I am weary of your quarrels, Weary of your wars and bloodshed, Weary of your prayers for vengeance, Of your wranglings and dissensions; All your strength is in your union, All your danger is in discord; Therefore be at peace henceforward, And as brothers live together.
Page 1 - Therefore I hope to join your seaside walk, Saddened, and mostly silent, with emotion ; Not interrupting with intrusive talk The grand, majestic symphonies of ocean. Therefore I hope, as no unwelcome guest, At your warm fireside, when the lamps are lighted, To have my place reserved among the rest, Nor stand as one unsought and uninvited ! BY THE SEASIDE.
Page 168 - The northeast quarter, the north half of the southeast quarter, the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter, and the east half of the southwest quarter of section...
Page 225 - ... us more details on this. Mr. LUCE. I am glad you asked the question. This is an executivetype airplane. We have a utility system shown on the map here from Butte, Mont., on the east to the Pacific Ocean, from Canada to the bottom line of Oregon. There are some 8,000 miles of lines. It is about 600 miles east and west and about the same distance north and south. The Pacific Power & Light Co., for purposes of comparison, serves an area somewhat comparable to this independent of its Wyoming system....
Page 48 - In pursuance of said resolution, notice is hereby given that on MONDAY, THE FOURTH DAY OF OCTOBER NEXT, AT THE HOUSE OF IN THE TOWN OF IN THE COUNTY OF An election will be held for members of the Council , and of the House of Representatives for said Legislature. "The polls will be opened at 9 o'clock in the morning, and close at 4 o'clock in the afternoon of said day. "Dated at this 20th day of September, AD 1858.
Page 12 - They had now reached the hidden sources of that river, which had never yet been seen by civilized man ; and, as they quenched their thirst at the chaste and icy fountain, as they sat down by the brink of that little rivulet, which yielded its distant and modest tribute to the parent ocean, they felt themselves rewarded for all their labours and all their difficulties.
Page 46 - ... part of the northern portion of Nebraska and what was known as the Territory of Minnesota, or Dakota, west of the Minnesota State line. The present Territory of Dakota, the largest of all the organized Territories, is bounded on the north by the 49° of north latitude, the international line ; on 'the east by the States of Minnesota and Iowa; on the south by the Missouri...
Page 17 - Jaques or James River; thence in a direct line to the northern point of Lake Kampeska; thence along the northern shore of said lake and its outlet to the junction of said outlet with the Big Sioux River; thence down the Big Sioux River to its junction with the Missouri River.