This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. Byways And
Highways. Little Joe. "THERE is a little deformed boy at Gent,
Texas, whom I go to see whenever I can, whose name is Joseph Hill.
He cannot use his hands or his feet. He tries to talk but I could
not understand him. He is intelligent, bright and loving. So
appreciative is he that it does one good to show him a kindness. He
knows his friends and when he sees them approaching the house it is
a joy to witness his demonstrations of gladness. My desire to see
Little Joe before leaving Shady Grove led me to mount a horse and
ride six miles through a chilly mist which upon my return came an
icy rain. But through it all there was with me the sweet
compensation of an inner glow." A Turpentine Camp. "Last night I
had the happy experience of being entertained in a turpentine camp.
The young men were intelligent and could teach me many things I did
not know. They have lived in the woods since early childhood, are
familiar with the habits of animals and adepts in the love of the
forest. The 'riders' travel about fifty miles a day looking after
the 'chippers.' These chippers, all negroes, carry a heavy
instrument with which they tap or wound the tree a little higher up
-- above the boxes. The young man I went especially to see I
received into the Church some years ago. School teaching did not
agree with this 'Professor, ' so he has gone back to the woods.
"Not a little missionary work is done on these visits to the
various camps. Monday evening I preached in a lumber camp and
remained over night with one of the 'bosses' -- a strong
Universalist." An Arizona Baby. "Among the interesting incidents,
as one travels across the continent, are the experiences with
babies. They are often in the cars and they serve to draw people...
|Country of origin:
William Henry McGlauflin
||246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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