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Image from page 72 of “Unveiling tributes” (1909)
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Title: Unveiling tributes
Year: 1909 (1900s)
Authors: Butler, Lewell Colbert, 1882-
Subjects: Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Co
Publisher: Nashville, Press of Brandon Printing Company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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eternal glories of his Maker; that He who fashionedArcturus, Orion and Pleiades and fixed the globe upon its orbit to WOODMEN OF THE WORLD 65 move through space around the sun, has said that man shall liveforever. We ask a question of our friends: Are all the Woodmen now de-parted seated in the halls of Memory. I answer, yes! If the mem-ory of one noble friend affords a twinkling star of pleasure in aworld of pain, then Woodcraft is a heaven filled with joyful constel-lations. If a single act of charity peals out a single clarion tone ina sphere of silent coldness, then Woodcraft fills the Universe withmusic. If the love we bear a single brother is likened to a single rose,then in our Order all the world is filled with flowers bursting intobloom. If constant mercy is a quality of good, then Woodcraft is thehour-glass, exhaustless as Saharas sands, through which the lastand final grain will never flow. Let Woodcraft live, that memorys brightest lights may burn. A TRIBUTE TO A SOVEREIGN

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In name, he is no more; in fact, he lives abetter life than we who come to honor him. The strife and turmoil of a life is ended, and now we lay himdown to sleep—a sailor on lifes trackless sea. Too longalready has he been roughly driven by the beating foam. Lifesbillows, having cast him here, receded; the roar and din was quelledand hushed, his faltering senses failed their office, and the death-dirgecanopied all other sounds. A ship, unanchored, portless and adrifthas found its harbored rest, embosomed in these hills. The snowsof winter, spread like sails, will be as sheets unto his couch—the starsthat guide the ships by night were made his funeral lamps. Just as the sun retired at twilight—a silver crescent in the west-ern skies—just as the muffled oars of night patrolled the waters ofthe vesper evening, the Grim Old Reaper with his scythe cut downthe silent plant that grew along the waters edge, in all its strengthof life and beauty. At night, the waning moon; at day, the b

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Image from page 110 of “Valentine’s city of New York; a guide book, with six maps and one hundred and sixty full page pictures” (1920)
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Identifier: valentinescityof00browa
Title: Valentine’s city of New York; a guide book, with six maps and one hundred and sixty full page pictures
Year: 1920 (1920s)
Authors: Brown, Henry Collins. [from old catalog]
Subjects: New York (N.Y.) — Guidebooks
Publisher: New York, Valentine’s manual, inc
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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ring water out of a jar, probably in-tended to be symbolic of the blessings so generouslybestowed by the company upon the thirsty populace.When the Croton project was being agitated RecorderRiker opposed the enterprise, contending that the waterfurnished by the Manhattan Company wa,s good enoughfor anyone and in proof of the assertion adduced thefact that he drank a tumbler of it every morning. Therest of those present, while applauding the reckless cour-age of Mr. Riker, decided to protect the good manfrom himself and unanimously voted to build the CrotonAqueduct. Going along the street to the corner of William Street,we pass four century old banks in a row. No. 46, on thecorner of William Street, was leased by the Bank ofNew York about 1798 as the residence of its cashier,whose son, Charles Wilkes, junior, as Commander Wilkesof the U. S. Navy, became famous in the Civil War forthe seizure of Mason and Slidell, Confederate Commis-sioners to Great Britain. The same site, some years 94

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previous, was the residence of Major Nathaniel Pendle-ton of the Continental Army, who was one of GeneralHamiltons seconds at the fatal duel with Burr. On the northeast corner of William and Wall, nearwhere once stood a marble statue of William Pitt, now inthe Historical Societys custody, is the oldest one of themall, the Bank of New York. The second oldest is theBank of Manhattan. The third is the Merchants Bank,and the fourth the Bank of America. The first wasorganized by Alexander Hamilton and the second byAaron Burr, and recalls the rivalry between the twomen. At 48 Wall Street is a tablet to mark the siteof one of the bastions that stood in the wall at this point. Down Wall Street as far as Pearl Street, the financialand banking houses continue in evidence, one havinga tablet to mark the first office devoted to the businessof life insurance in this country. This business wasintroduced by Morris Robinson, a Scotchman from Can-ada. A few doors below the insurance company oncestood

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Berry Recruitment, Croydon, London CR2
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