Image from page 232 of “The Virgin islands of the United States of America; historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial facts, figures, and resources” (1918)

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Image from page 232 of “The Virgin islands of the United States of America; historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial facts, figures, and resources” (1918)
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Title: The Virgin islands of the United States of America; historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial facts, figures, and resources
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Zabriskie, Luther Kimbell, 1879-1921
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Publisher: New York Putnam
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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red byMinistry of Finance and local government—Five post-offices—Subsidies—Money-order business during 1915—No wirelessstations—Two daily newspapers in St. Thomas and three in St.Croix. The only means of transportation on the island ofSt. John is by horseback. Narrow and uneven roadsover steep and irregular hills are far from suitable forcarriages or vehicles of any kind, but horses may behired at most of the settlements for two dollars perday and the services of a good guide may be procuredat a nominal figure. Carriages are more in favour in St. Thomas wherethere are about fifteen miles of fairly good roads, andare available for driving about the city, and over thecountry districts, at rates prescribed by law. Carts ofvarying descriptions are in vogue among the countryfolk; the small, two-wheeled affair, painted blue, diawnby a horse or donkey, appearing to be most common.During the early part of 1916 two automobiles wereimported into St. Thomas, and they were the first 148

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B o w 5 S O m Transportation 149 except for exhibition purposes that were ever seen onthe island. These were rented by the hour to individ-uals about town and to tourists, and were very popularfor a time. It was generally expected that a specialinterest on the part of the local government and thepeople in the betterment of the roads over the islandwould result from the introduction of these two ma-chines, and a movement was begun with this end inview. Then the hurricane came, with all of its de-vastations of roads as well as of buildings, before anydefinite action was taken in the matter, and feelingthat the time was not yet ripe for the luxury of auto-mobiles in St. Thomas, the owners disposed of theirmachines very soon afterwards. Therefore if onedesires to climb the mountains surrounding the cityone must do it on horseback or on foot. In the harbour are many rowboats manned bynegroes, who make their living transporting passengersto or from the steamers or by ferrying passengers tov

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Image from page 741 of “S.A. mining and engineering journal” (1891)
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Title: S.A. mining and engineering journal
Year: 1891 (1890s)
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Subjects: Mineral industries Mining industry and finance Mines and mineral resources
Publisher: Johannesburg
Contributing Library: Gerstein – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto

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REGISTERED. THE CASTOLIN Auto-Chemical Welding Process The CASTOLIN process is in use by the AdmiraltyWar Office, Port of London Authority, Thames Conservancy.London County Council and in a iar^c number of Con-structional, Repairing and Industrial Works connectedwith Marine and Land Engineering. DEMONSTRATIONS ARRANGED. CASTOLIN CHEMICAL WORKS, South African Agency: Box 2265, JOHANNESBURG. 720 THE S.A. MINING AND ENGINEEEING JOUENAL. Jburg, January 21, 1922. PIONEER Miners Hand Lamp STRONGESTSIMPLESTBEST Thousands inConstant Use. National Trading Co., Johannesburg. Box 2762 Phones 1205 Telegrams: GLORIA1250

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Image from page 45 of “Biennial report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, state of Montana” (1894)
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Title: Biennial report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, state of Montana
Year: 1894 (1890s)
Authors: Montana. Dept. of Public Instruction
Subjects: Montana. Dept. of Public Instruction Education
Publisher: Helena, Mont. : State Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: Montana State Library
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ve displaced the little claim shacks of four yearsago. Mineral county is in the race with St. Regis and Super-ior schools as the pride of the communities in which theyare located. Flathead has at least one school, Poison, pro-viding transportation. Teton has put it into effect at Valier, 40 FOURTEENTH BIENNIAL REPORT Cut Bank, Conrad, and Collins. Cascade has Raynesford andGreat Falls, while Fergus boasts of Coffee Creek, ArrowCreek, and Stanford. In Richland the people of Fairviewhave found that it gives a more regular attendance, whilethe Huntley project in Yellowstone, with its superintendent,its wagons, and its two large auto trucks, is demonstratingthe fact that it is more fun to live in the country than it isto live in the city. A survey would give many more, for thegood work is going on so successfully and so rapidly that itis no longer necessary to campaign and work for weeksto secure the sentiment that already exists, but which wasso hard to create just a few brief years ago.

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WHITK SlLIIUR sriUXllS. SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION 41 County Unit During the past five years probably fifty school districtshave taken advantage of the consolidation law and providedtransportation that has meant a better school and more of it.During this same period, however, the county superintend-ents have created over six hundred districts and had theylistened to every appeal that number would have been morethan doubled. Many of these districts do not have valuationenough back of them to finance a pop corn wagon, much lessa good school. Most of them, it is safe to say, have novision of anything more than a one-teacher school and haveno dream of a plant that will adequately provide for thefuture. They have never stopped to think that schools,after all, are a good deal like eggs and that one good onewill do more for a community and furnish more real satis-faction than any number of those of doubtful quality andflavor that can be provided. , Consolidation has proved to be a

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