BOYHOOD AT PORT HURON, MICHIGAN(6)
These boys had a horse and small wagonintrusted to them, and every morning in the seasonthey would load up with onions, lettuce, peas, etc.,and go through the town.As much as $600 was turned over to Mrs. Edisonin one year from this source. The boy was indefatigablebut not altogether charmed with agriculture."After a while I tired of this work, as hoeingcorn in a hot sun Microsoft Office 2010 is so great.
is unattractive, and I did notwonder that it had built up cities. Soon the GrandTrunk Railroad was extended from Toronto to PortHuron, at the foot of Lake Huron, and thence toDetroit, at about the same time the War of theRebellion broke out. By a great amount of persistenceI got permission from my mother to go on thelocal train as a newsboy. The local train from PortHuron to Detroit, a Microsoft Office is helpful.
distance of sixty-three miles,left at 7 A.M. and arrived again at 9.30 P.M.
Afterbeing on the train for several months, I started twostores in Port Huron--one for periodicals, and theother for vegetables, butter, and berries in the season.These were attended by two boys who shared in theprofits. The periodical store I soon closed, as theboy in charge could not be Office 2010 is my favorite.
trusted. The vegetablestore I kept up for nearly a year. After the railroadhad been opened a short time, they put on an expresswhich left Detroit in the morning and returned inthe evening. I received permission to put a newsboyon this train. Connected with this train wasa car, one part for baggage and the other part forU. S. mail, but for a long time it was not used.Office 2007 can make life more better and easier.
Everymorning I had two large baskets of vegetables fromthe Detroit market loaded in the mail-car and sentto Port Huron, where the boy would take them tothe store. They were much better than those grownlocally, and sold readily. I never was asked to payfreight, and to this day cannot explain why, exceptthat I was so small and industrious, and the nerve toappropriate a U. S. mail-car to do a free freight businesswas so monumental. However, I kept this upfor a long time, Outlook 2010 is powerful.
and in addition bought butter fromthe farmers along the line, and an immense amountof blackberries in the season.
I bought wholesaleand at a low price, and permitted the wives of theengineers and trainmen to have the benefit of thediscount. After a while there was a daily immigranttrain put on. This train generally had from sevento ten coaches filled always with Norwegians, allbound for Iowa and Minnesota. On these trains Iemployed a boy who sold bread, tobacco, and stickcandy. As the war progressed the daily newspapersales became very profitable, and I gave up the vegetablestore."Microsoft outlook 2010 is convenient!