5 edition of [For construction of military wagon-road from Sidney, Nebraska, to posts at Red Cloud and Spotted Tail agencies.] found in the catalog.
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The Sierra Nevadas suddenly became alive with wood-choppers, and at one place on the Truckee River twenty-five saw-mills went into operation in a single week. Pullman cars run on the Pennsylvania Railroad to Chicago and St. No, for every inch of the little turf beneath your feet is rich ; the soil contains the finest of food in the little tufts of buffalo grass, on which thousands and millions of sheep and cattle may feed the year through.
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Around the waist of the base runs a white band which lets off its height, and relieves the uni- t imvellow tint It has often been stnick by lightning Ttie Otetlana Fony Express. Then descending into the interior, a force of workmen excavate the sand and earth, filling buckets which are quickly hoisted upwards by the engines. In that year Chicago was but an obscure village, on a prairie without a single inhabitant. Fish is almost always to be had; no game of value. Across all the hemisphere, opposed to it, the setting orb was shaking out the red and yeDow folds of its banners, challeng- ing the forces of the storm, which was marshal- ing on the horizon its cloud warriora resplend- ent in burnished gold.
In the winter time they stop the mouth of their burrows, and construct a deejwr cell, where they live till spring appears. 21 3, side ti'ack ' the ashes shfikeu from t pass to the westwaj-d.
If these can all be correctly estimated, the net gain to the United States by the building of the Pacific Railroad, is over fifty millions of dollars.
New buildings to accommodate its increasing trade, or its new residents, are constantly [For construction of military wagon-road from Sidney up. When the requi- site thickness is obtauied, the flesh side is cov- ered with a preparation of lard, soap and salt, and the robe is then rolled up and laid by for two or three days. An Indian is constitutionally opposed to labor. Evidences of thrift are everywhere visible as you cast your eyes over the rolling prairies, and yet there is ample room for all who desire to locate in this vicinity.
Hormel bui lt the first frame house in 1857. At Omaha all baggage is we ighed, and on all excess of over 100 pounds, passengers will pay 15 cts. The community in which they live, and the country generally, will be bet ter off when they have passed away, for almost ninety-nline out of every hundred goes " Down to the vile dust from whence he sprung, Unwept, unhonored and unsung.
The men who first came to Columbus were nearly all poor, and it has been built up and improved by the capital they have acquired through their own industrious toil.
They were first carried to Fort Sedgwick, then sent to Omaha, where they were kept under guard for about sis weeks, and then sent to the Whetstone Agency, on the Missouri River above Yankton.
At this depot you will find the waiting-rooms, ticket-offices, baggage-rooms, luinch-stands, news and bookstand, together with one of the best kept eating-houses in the country.