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Louis Joseph Vance (1879-1933) was an American novelist, born in Washington, D. C., and educated in the preparatory department of the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. He wrote short stories and verse after 1901, then composed many popular novels. His character "Michael Lanyard", also known as "The Lone Wolf", was featured in eight books and 24 films between 1917 and 1949, and also appeared in radio and television series. His works include: The Brass Bowl (1907), The Black Bag (1908), The Bronze Bell (1909), The Fortune Hunter (1910), No Man's Land (1910), The Pool of Flame (1910), Cynthia of the Minute (1911), The False Faces (1918), The Dark Mirror (1920), Red Masquerade (1921), and Alias the Lone Wolf (1921).
excerpt from the book..In Hilding's Garden So they grew up in joy and glee, And Frithiof was the young oak tree; Unfolding in the vale serenely The rose was Ingeborg the queenly.In the garden of Hilding, the teacher, were two young children.Ingeborg was a princess, the daughter of a King of Norway. The boy,Frithiof, was a viking's son. Their fathers, King Bele and Thorsten,were good friends, and the children were brought up together in thehome of Hilding, their foster-father and teacher.Hilding was very fond of them both. He called the boy Frithiof an oak,for he was straight and strong. The little Ingeborg he called hisrose, she was so rosy and sweet.
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Vols. for <1971>- issued in 2 vols.: vol. 1: Population, births, deaths, marriages, divorces (changed to: Births, deaths, population, marriages, divorces, 1974- ); vol. 2: Leading causes of mortality (changed to: Leading causes of death, 1994- ) Vol. for 1972 issued by the N.C. Dept. of Human Resources, Public Health Statistics Services; 1973-1978 by the N.C. Dept. of Human Resources, Public Health Statistics Branch; 1979-1987 by the State Center for Health Statistics; 1988-1989 by the Center for Health and Environmental Statistics; 1990-1994 by the State Center for Health and Environmental Statistics; 1995- by the State Center for Health Statistics
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: which had been guaranteed by the location of the county seat. In 1854 a plot of ground was named Nemaha City and city lots were staked for sale when but a few months before the title to the land was not vested in Uncle Sam. The first man to erect his cabin on the townsite was Allen L. Coutt, while H. Russell, W. Weddle, Nathan Myers, Dr. Wyatt, A. D. Skeen and Dr. Jerome Hoover were little behind. Dr. Hoover was on his way to Texas, but when he beheld that most beautiful landscape viewed from the bluff, broad river to the east and the valley to the north and west, he exclaimed, "Had the God of the universe spent a life-time at the work he could have produced no more beautiful resting place ior a city," Then in his mind's eye he beheld trains winding up and down the valley, steamboats loading and unloading at the wharf, the smoke arising from numerous manufacturing plants, school buildings, churches, magnificent residences, etc. The "city" was incorporated by the territorial legislature, and a charter for a ferry boat, and another for a mill dam across the Nemaha river. The ferry boat did not make many long and perilous voyages until it gave way for a toll bridge, which some years later became the property of the county and ceased to be a grinding monopoly. For some time it was said that at Nemaha there was a darn and a millsite, but there was no mill by a dam- site. But the mill materialized and made many tons of flour; and possibly more than its share, for while it is generally true that "the mill will never grind with the water that is passed," 'twas not so with this mill, for being situated but a short distance from the Missouri river there was back water often, and the water that passed often returned and passed again. This mill has been in the hands of different owners, andha...
Nouvelle biographie universelle depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'a nos jours, avec les renseignements bibliographiques et l'indication des sources a consulter; v.40
Vols. 10-46 have title: "Nouvelle biographie générale."