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1909 Excerpt: ...1903, $10,625,422; 1904, $9,413,074; 1905,
$7,162,438; 1906, $5,257,739. This section of country is not far
removed from the Arctic regions. For seven months of the year
intense cold prevails, varied by furious snow storms which begin in
September and occur at intervals till May. The ground is frozen
most of the year. Klopsch, Louis, philanthropist, editor;
originator of the "Red Letter Bible"; born in Germany in 1852. As
proprietor of "The Christian Herald he has initiated and personally
superintended some of the greatest international charities of
modern times. His activity in that direction has embraced parts of
the United States in seasons of distress, and Armenia, India, Cuba,
Porto Rico, Norway, Russia, China and other regions. With the
generous aid of readers of " The Christian Herald " he is now
supporting and educating fifty-four hundred orphans in India. He
was honored with an official appointment by President McKinley in
1898, and has been received in personal audience by the leading
European monarchs. King Edward conferred on him the Kaisar-I-Hind
medal in 1904. In 1905-06 he raised over $200,000 for famine relief
in Japan and received from Pres. Roosevelt a cordial message of
appreciation. Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb, a celebrated German
poet; born at Quedlinburg in 1724; died in 1803. He studied
theology at Jena, and while a private tutor commenced his sacred
epic "The Messiah." The three first cantos of this grand and
interesting work appeared in 1748, excited universal attention, and
Klopstock received an invitation from the King of Denmark to go to
Copenhagen in 1751, where he finished the epic. In 1771, political
changes caused his return to Hamburg where he resided chiefly till
his death. Knee Knights ...
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