The Saint Marys Falls Canal: Exercises at the Semi-centennial Celebration at Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, August 2 and 3, 1905, Together with a History of the Canal by John H. Goff, and Papers Relating to the Great Lakes
John Hedges Goff, Lake Superior Canal Semi-Centennial Celebration Commission of Nineteen Hundred Five (Mich.)
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Էջ 48 - Tis of the wave and not the rock ; Tis but the flapping of the sail, And not a rent made by the gale ! In spite of rock and tempest's roar, In spite of false lights on the shore, Sail on, nor fear to breast the sea ! Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee...
Էջ 161 - Canal, on terms of equality with the inhabitants of the United States, and further engages to urge upon the State Governments to secure to the subjects of Her Britannic Majesty, the use of the several State canals connected with the navigation of the lakes or rivers traversed by, or contiguous to the boundary line between the possessions of the High Contracting Parties, on terms of equality...
Էջ 111 - The State shall not be a party to, or interested in, any work of internal improvement, nor engaged in carrying on any such work, except in the expenditure of grants to the State of land or other property...
Էջ 48 - Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O UNION strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate. We know what master laid thy keel; What workmen wrought thy ribs of steel; Who made each mast and sail and rope ; What anvils rang, what hammers beat; In what a forge and what a heat Were shaped the anchors of thy hope.
Էջ 163 - The Government of Her Britannic Majesty engages to urge upon the Government of the Dominion of Canada to secure to the citizens of the United States the use of the Weiland, St. Lawrence, and other canals in the Dominion on terms of equality with the inhabitants of the Dominion...
Էջ 148 - Moines shall be and forever remain a public highway for the use of the Government of the United States...
Էջ 56 - ... the canals cut, the highways constructed, the progress of the arts, the advancement of learning, and the increase of population — General, your present visit to the United States is a realization of the consoling object of that wish. You are in the midst of posterity.
Էջ 46 - Manitoulin, and all countries, rivers, lakes, and streams contiguous and adjacent thereunto, — both those which have been discovered and those which may be discovered hereafter, in all their length and breadth, bounded on the one side by the seas of the North and of the West, and on the other by the South Sea...
Էջ v - June thirty, nineteen hundred six, the sum of ten thousand dollars, which, when collected, shall be credited to the general fund to reimburse the same for the money hereby appropriated.
Էջ 164 - Lakes, or the waterways connecting the same of any vessels of the United States, or of cargoes or passengers in transit to any port of the United States, is prohibited or is made difficult or burdensome by the imposition of tolls or otherwise which, in view of the free passage through the St.