For as much as Albertans tend to deny it, the fact is that their province does see some precipitation, although, truthfully, down here in the southern reaches, not an excessive amount.
In the first few months the British suffered many reverses. Patriotism ran high in these days of Empire, and Queen Victoria sent consignments of chocolate to the troops wishing them a Happy New Year for January 1st, The Boers gave the area the name of Suffolk Hill in recognition of their courage.
They left for South Africa on February 11th. They joined the Suffolk Regiment at Middleburg. InSuffolk was still a deeply rural county.
Most people lived in the villages and towns of under people. Haverhill, like Thetford, had around 4, people. Only 5 towns exceeded Rural life was however, in decline as foreign food imports undermined agricultural prices and thus wages.
Also in decline was the use of water for transport as well as power. By September it was clear that the Receiver who was managing the Eastern Counties Navigation and Transport Company Limited, had decided to throw in the towel.
He had been unable to raise more capital, and began to sell off the assets. Water mills along the river were finding it hard to compete with newer steam driven roller mills. Bury Market on Wednesday and Saturday were important days for country folk to come to town to sell or buy produce.
The White Lion was still an important Carriers' House indespite the decline of the Wagonners and Carters over the past 50 years since railways. Its yard in Brentgovel Street still saw up to 16 wagons pull in from the villages on market day mornings.
Not far from the White Lion stood the Griffin. This very long established inn stood on the Cornhill at the top of St Johns Street. Like the White Lion nearby it was not a coaching inn, but was a major Carrier's House because it was next to the Great Market.
In some 10 carrier's wagons used it as the base to and from the villages on market days. Not surprisingly, it was also used by carriers coming to and from the market.
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The Brainerd store of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company opened at Front street today. The local store is one of a group of 15, branch stores operating throughout the country from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the first store being opened by John Hartford in New York 71 years ago.
Upton Sinclair's The Jungle - Upton Sinclair really wrote The Jungle for the promotion of socialism, himself being a long-time socialist, but what really caught the attention of the public was the few pages of descriptions about the horrors of the meat-packing industry.
The most fortunate of us, in our journey through life, frequently meet with calamities and misfortunes which may greatly afflict us; and, to fortify our minds against the attacks of these calamities and misfortunes, should be one of the principal studies and endeavours of our lives.
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