A Hand Book of Iowa: Or The Discovery, Settlement, Geographical Location, Topography, Natural Resources, Geology, Climatology, Commercial Facilities, Agricultural Productiveness, Manufacturing Advantages, Educational Interests, Healthfulness, Government, and the Excellence of the Social and Moral Life of the State of Iowa ...

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Página 72 - And still later, when the Autumn Changed the long, green leaves to yellow, And the soft and juicy kernels Grew like wampum hard and yellow, Then the ripened ears he gathered, Stripped the withered husks from off them, As he once had stripped the wrestler, Gave the first Feast of Mondamin, And made known unto the people This new gift of the Great Spirit VI HIAWATHA'S FRIENDS.
Página 53 - Bluffs ; from Lyons City northwesterly to a point of intersection with the main line of the Iowa Central Air Line Railroad, near Maquoketa ; thence on said main line, running as near as practicable to the Forty-second Parallel ; across the said State of Iowa to the Missouri River...
Página 72 - Kahgahgee, the king of ravens. "Till at length a small green feather From the earth shot slowly upward. Then another and another. And before the summer ended Stood the maize in all its beauty, With its shining robes about it, And its long, soft, yellow tresses; And in rapture Hiawatha Cried aloud, 'It is Mondamin! Yes, the friend of man, Mondamin!
Página 58 - I die: * remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: * lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, "Who is the Lord?" or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.
Página 97 - A general diffusion of knowledge and intelligence being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, the Legislature shall encourage by all suitable means the promotion of intellectual, scientific, moral, and agricultural improvement.
Página 53 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That there be and is hereby granted to the State of Iowa, for the purpose of aiding in the construction of...
Página 72 - Tomorrow Is the last day of your conflict, Is the last day of your fasting. You will conquer and o'ercome me ; Make a bed for me to lie in, Where the rain may fall upon me, Where the sun may come and warm me : Strip these garments, green and yellow, Strip this nodding plumage from me, Lay me in the earth, and make it Soft and loose and light above me. ' ' Let no hand disturb my slumber, Let no weed nor worm molest me, Let not...
Página 53 - State, to select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, from the lands of the United States nearest to the tiers of sections above specified, so much land in...
Página 53 - ... every alternate section of land, designated by odd numbers, for six sections in width on each side of each of said roads.
Página 5 - ... crosses the said middle of the main channel of the said Des Moines River; thence Westwardly along the said Northern boundary line of the State of Missouri, as established at the time aforesaid...

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