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Image from page 14 of “Wilkes-Barré, the diamond city; a study of its remarkable progress as indicated by its growth during the last five years” (1911)
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Title: Wilkes-Barré, the diamond city; a study of its remarkable progress as indicated by its growth during the last five years
Year: 1911 (1910s)
Authors: Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
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Publisher: [Wilkes-Barre : Printed by the record]
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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Lees Garage, North Pennsylvania Avenue on a recent visit to Wilkes-Barre, and the truthof his saying had been proved even before he saidit, for during the panic months of 1907, whenmoney was at a premium elsewhere, the streamsof gold which flowed into Wilkes-Barre, in returnfor its mineral resources, made it one of the threeeastern cities which was able to do business on acash basis throughout the entire period of financialdistress without recourse to clearing house cer-tificates, and even to send its currency to younger

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The Quackenbusli Co. StorageBennett Streel St. Marys R. (. Parochial Scl I Smith Washington Street Wilkes-Barres Credit is Good Anywhere and professedly more vigorous cities, in orderthat dire financial calamity might be averted.Wilkes-Barres Wealth is Worth andit Faces the Future Without Fear. A STRIKING GROWTH The rapid growth of Wilkes-Barre duringthe years of which this publication treats, is moststriking when compared with its previous rate ofgrowth and is made more impressive when it isseen that the reports for the current year indicateno sign of a slackening of this spirit of enterprise.

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Image from page 191 of “The land of Bolivar; or, War, peace and adventure in the republic of Venezuela” (1878)
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Title: The land of Bolivar; or, War, peace and adventure in the republic of Venezuela
Year: 1878 (1870s)
Authors: Spence, James Mudie
Subjects: Venezuela Venezuela — Bibliography
Publisher: London : S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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he said : See what I am to-day, whilst thebeautiful tree is the very same as when I saw it sixtyyears ago; not one of its great boughs is bent; itlooks exactly as it did when I saw it with Bonpland,when we were young, strong, and full of happiness,and when our fond enthusiasm added beauty to ourmost serious studies. Much of the land we passed, for miles on each sideof the road, was grown over with shrubs and denseundergrowth. Though rich and eminently suitablefor the cultivation of cofiee, cac^o, sugar, cotton,tobacco, and the cereals of the country, whole tractslay in a perfect state of abandonment. 158 THE LAND OF BOLIVAR. [Chap. We found very good ^/wVcZ-class fare at o^ fourih-rate hotel in Maracay, where we arrived after sunsetand abode all night. Not more than a league fromthe lake of Valencia, in the centre of the widest partof the plain, stands the town with its 4000 inhabi-tants. Like most of the settlements belonging to thevalleys of Aragua, it is so happily situated for the

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MARACiT. AND THE LAKE OF VALE.NCIA. fertility of its soil as to take away the greateststimulus to labour. Resembling many other partsof Venezuela, its population has sufifered from theravao-es of war. It is inconceivable the amount ofdamage to the national prosperity and well-beingthese unhappy struggles have occasioned. Theprimal curse with which the earth was visited for Chap, ix.] THE LAKE OF VALENCIA. 159 Adams sin is so little felt here, that we should thinkit a myth, were no portion of the earths surfaceless barren than that of Ara^ua. Some native cigfarswere given to us, made from tobacco grown in theneighbourhood from Vuelta-Abajo seeds, and pre-pared by a Cuban. The result would not have dis-credited a good Habana brand. Bright and early the next morning (June 9) weleft Maracay, and soon after crossed the Tapatupa,an insignificant stream, and so entered the state ofCarabobo. Bordering the road on the risfht rose aseries of hillocks on which the vegetation partook ofthe charac

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Image from page 702 of “Canadian grocer January-June 1892” (1892)
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Title: Canadian grocer January-June 1892
Year: 1892 (1890s)
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Subjects: Supermarkets Grocery trade Food industry and trade
Publisher: Toronto : Maclean-Hunter Pub. Co. [1887]-
Contributing Library: Fisher – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: Algoma University, Trent University, Lakehead University, Laurentian University, Nipissing University, Ryerson University and University of Toronto Libraries

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the man who pays the cash. In otherwords the man who has a fcood credit paysfor the privilege of using it every time. Asan illusiration, one man goes to a jewelrystore to purchase a watch ; he pays cash andbuys his watch for or . His neighbor,who has a gcod credit, buys the same kifidof a watch, but buys it on time. He pays or for it. In short, he pays foithe privilege of using his good credit. Do not think from this article that we de-sire to depreciate a good credit : on the con-trary, we would advocate every man seekingto obtain and maintain a good credit stand-ing. What we seek to do by this article isto warn our readers against the abuse of agood credit rating. It is an old saying thatthe way to keep a good credit is not to useit, and there is far more truth than poetry inthe maxim. A good credit properly used isan acquirement to be proud of, but by abuseit becomes a curse to any man.—NebraskaBusiness Mens Journal. THE CANADIAN GROCER 25 REDUCTION IN THE PRICE

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Of our Telegraph Matches, 30 cents per case ; Our Telephone, 30 cents per case, and our Parlor, 10 cents per case. Our No. 1 Telegraph Matches are packed in wood-board caddies, thus reducing the weightof the 10 gross case to about 60 lbs., but without reducing the quality or quantity. These caddies areprinted in assorted colors and make a handsome display. * CONSUMERS WILL BUY NO OTHER MATCHES. TORONTO BRANCH : 29 Front St. W. The E. B. EDDY CO., Hull, Canada- 2d THE CANADIAN GROCER

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