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Title: Canada: an encyclopædia of the country; the Canadian dominion considered in its historic relations, its natural resources, its material progress and its national development, by a corps of eminent writers and specialists
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Hopkins, J. Castell (John Castell), 1864-1923
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ates, connected the old civilization of the Eastwith the infant beginnings of the West, andcommercially united the youngest of Great Brit-ains self-governing colonies with the oldest sur-viving dependency of the Empire. At the closeof i8g6 the Company owned 584 locomotives,580 passenger, baggage and colonist cars, 99sleeping and dining cars, 30 parlour, pay andofficial cars, 15,162 freight and cattle cars, 297conductors vans, 554 boarding, tool and auxiliary cars, making a total of 16,722. The Companyssteamers are the Empress of India, China, andJapan, on the Vancouver, Japan and China route ;the Alberta, Arthabaska, and Manitoba on theOwen Sound and Fort William route; and theAberdeen plying between Vernon and Pentictonon Okanagan Lake. There are also the twoferry steamers, Ontario and Michigan, carryingthe trains across the Detroit River. And thoughan eminent American, angered by the competi-tion of the new highway exaggerated the situationby styling the Canadian Pacific Railway The

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T. G. Shaunlinessy. Dominion of Canada on wheels, nevertheless nounprejudiced person now belittles the metamor-phosis that this railway has effected in the wilder-nesses of Canada, nor questions the utility it hasbeen to every section of the country; and few failto see that mainly through the construction of atrans-continental highway, which has become a highway to the Orient, Canada has mountedto a higher place in the family of nations, and hasdrawn to herself that attention and considerationso long desired and sought for, but which in any 164 CANADA: AN ENCYCLOP.^^DIA. commensurate degree it seemed almost impos-sible to secure. And while it is well that occa-sional criticism, and inevitable that fiiful com-plaint, should from time to time be heard con-cerning the management of the road, yet thepeople of Canada have recognized and franklyacknowledged the services of the men who under-took to perform a national work of extraordinarydifficulty, and being themselves satisfied withtheir

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Title: Seal and salmon fisheries and general resources of Alaska
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Jordon, David Starr, 1851-1931 Elliott, Henry Wood, 1846-1930 Maynard, Washburn, 1844- Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909 Morris, William Gouverneur, d. 1884 Petroff, Ivan, b. 1842 Townsend, Charles Haskins, 1859-1944 True, Frederick William, 1858-1914 Brice, John J Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943 United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Special Agents Division
Subjects: Bering Sea controversy Sealing Fisheries
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he whole short marine journey is en-livened by the gambols and aquatic evolutions of fur-seal convoys to the bidar-rah, which sport joyously and fearlessly round and roiind his craft as she is rowedlustily ahead by the natives; the fur seals then of all classes, holluschickie,principally, pop their dark heads up out of the sea, rising neck and shoulders erectabove the surface, to peer and ogle at him and at his boat, diving quickly to reap-pear just ahead or right behind, hardly beyond striking distance from the oars.These gymnastics of Callorhinus are not wholly performed thus in silence, for itusually snorts and chuckles with hearty reiteration. The sea lions up here also manifest much the same marine interest, and givethe voyager an exhibition quite similar to the one which I have just spoken of,when a small boat is rowed in the neighborhood of its shore rookery; it is not,however, so bold, confident, and social as the fur seal under the circumstances, 11 Monograph —SEAL-ISLANDS.

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PELAGIC ATTITUDES OF THE FUR-SEAL. 1. Position -when sleeping. 2. Position in rising to breathe, survey, etc. 3. Positions in scratching, etc. 4. Dolphin jumps. The village of St. Paul in the distance, and the Black Bluffs to the right on the middle ground. ALASKA. INDUSTRIES. 107 whale or tlie saw-tipped teeth of the Japan shark. As they sleep inthe water off the Straits of Fiica and the northwest coast as far asDixons Sound, the Indians belonging to that region surprise themwith spears and rifle, capturing quite a number every year, ghieflypups and yearlings. Encysted bullets, arkows, etc., in fur seals.—On the killinggrounds at St. George, in June, 1873, the natives would frequently callmy attention to seals that they were skinning, in the hides of whichbuckshot were embedded and encysted just under the skin in theblubber. From one animal I picked out fifteen shot, and the holeswhich the}^ must have made in the skin were so entirely liepJed overas not to leave the faintest trace

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Image taken from page 125 of ‘Inverkeithing. North Queensferry. Limekilns. Charlestown. The Ferry Hills. Their antiquities and recreative resources. History of Dunfermline Golf Club and plan of course. Edited by A. S. Cunningham’

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Author: CUNNINGHAM, Andrew Storar.
Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 010370.e.29."
Page: 125
Place of Publishing: Dunfermline
Date of Publishing: 1899
Publisher: W. Clark & Son
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Title: "Inverkeithing. North Queensferry. Limekilns. Charlestown. The Ferry Hills. Their antiquities and recreative resources. History of Dunfermline Golf Club and plan of course. Edited by A. S. Cunningham"
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Date of Publishing: 1899
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