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Arizona sketches

J. A. Munk

Arizona sketches

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Published by Grafton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona.
    • Subjects:
    • Arizona

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph A. Munk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF811 .M97
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 230 p., [51] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6956788M
      LC Control Number05019551
      OCLC/WorldCa3487659

      This form represents a ripe, dried squash blossom and means fruitfulness. A species of yucca called sotal, or saw-grass, grows plentifully in places, and is sometimes used as food for cattle when grass is scarce. I was in plain sight of the deer, which was Arizona sketches book asleep or heedless of danger as it paid no attention whatever to my presence. The only thing that disturbed our slumbers during the night was a coyote concert which, as a "concord of sweet sounds was a dismal failure" but as a medley of discordant sounds was a decided success. He ought to know that he cannot outrun his fleet steed in such a race, but seems to be impelled by some strange impulse to make the attempt. It is cut into thin sheets by machinery which are used for surgeon's splints, hygienic insoles, tree protectors and calendars.

      The cowboy in his travels about the country looking after cattle, hunting wild game Arizona sketches book, in turn, being hunted by yet wilder Indians, finds plenty of novelty and excitement to break any fancied monotony which might be considered as belonging to ranch life. From the high Colorado plateau of northern Arizona the land slopes toward the southwest to the Gulf of California. It is where men, disgruntled at the vice of the rest of the world, come to get things off their chests. The prickly pear cactus, or Indian fig, of the genus Opuntia is a common as well as a numerous family.

      Occasionally a hidden fountain is struck by digging, but it is only by the merest chance. Before Arizona sketches book the mountains they passed Mike Noonan's ranch where they shot its owner, who was a lone rancher and had lived Arizona sketches book in the valley many years. While the people slept, the police entered their houses, dragged the little children from their comfortable beds and drove them naked out into the snow and cold, where they were rounded up and herded like cattle. The strength, virtue and intelligence of the nation is found in its large middle class of laboring people that is largely composed of farmers and mechanics, men who work with their hands and live natural lives and are so busy in some useful occupation that they have no time to think of mischief. Sometimes the calf is caught and staked out in some secluded spot where it is not liable to be found and away from its mother until it is nearly starved when it is branded by the thief and turned loose; or, the calf's tongue is split so that it cannot suck and by the time that the wounded tongue has healed the calf has lost its mother, and the thief brands it for himself.


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The particles of vapor which float in the atmosphere absorb and hold the heat until it becomes like a steaming hot blanket that is death to unacclimated life. Arizona sketches book, when the ranch was opened the Indians were bad in the vicinity and had been actively hostile for some time.

In an average year the natural water supply of the ranch is sufficient for all purposes but, to guard against any possible shortage in a dry year, water is brought from the mountains in ditches that have been constructed at great labor and expense and is stored in reservoirs, to be used as needed for watering the cattle and irrigating the fields.

There are between three and four hundred Katcina dolls each one representing a different divinity. This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes.

It stirs a rapture in the soul that only nature can inspire.

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Arizona sketches book The road for some distance out Arizona sketches book level Arizona sketches book smooth and our progress satisfactory. Their civilization is entirely original, though modified to some extent by centuries of contact with the whites.

The general round-up occurs in the fall, just after the summer rains, when there is plenty of grass and the horses and cattle are in good condition. The top of the several mesas can only be reached by ascending steep and difficult trails which are hard to climb but easy to defend.

The rooms are smoothly plastered and whitewashed and the Arizona sketches book are kept tidy and clean, but the streets are dirty and unsanitary.

In the morning the horses started without undue urging as if tired of inaction and glad to go in the direction of provender. To the Moquis the snake dance is a serious and solemn affair, but to the visitors it is apt to be an occasion for fun and frolic.

An indefinable dreamy something steals over the senses and enthralls the soul. Railroad Pass is a wide break between two mountain ranges and is a fine grazing section.

The water is carried in ollas by the women from springs at the foot of the mesa; wood is packed on burros from distant forests; and corn, melons and peaches are brought home by the men when they return from their work in the fields.

Chalchihuitl is their favorite gem and to own a turquoise stone is regarded as an omen of good fortune to the happy possessor. The driver mounted his seat, drew rein and cracked his whip, but we didn't go. It is purely a religious ceremony, an elaborate supplication for rain, and is designed to propitiate the water god or snake deity.

The road for some distance out was level and smooth and our progress satisfactory. Download as many audiobooks, ebooks, language audio courses, and language e-workbooks as you want during the FREE trial and it's all yours to keep even if you cancel during the FREE trial.

The Moquis love peace, and never fight among themselves. The upper stories are reached from the outside by ladders and stone stairways built into the walls.Whole book (zip file) Download Subscribe by iTunes iTunes RSS Feed RSS Download torrent Torrent.

Arizona Sketches. Joseph MUNK ( - ) An introduction to Arizona from approximately a century ago. (Summary by BellonaTimes) Genre(s): *Non-fiction, History.

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