1906 San Francisco Earthquake (Images of America) by Richard Hansen, Gladys Hansen

By Richard Hansen, Gladys Hansen

The good Earthquake and fireplace of 1906 is an exceptional catastrophe within the historical past of San Francisco. greater than 4.5 sq. miles of San Francisco burned and crumbled right into a windswept desolate tract of desolation. we are going to see this scene from in the back of the digital camera, masking sooner than the earthquake in the course of the hearth and into the rebuilding of town. The waterfront within the east to Golden Gate Park within the west and the quay within the north to venture District within the south should be considered. urban corridor and alongside industry road during the middle of the town should be lined. tales from survivors and new details, like doctored photos, might be integrated. Thirty years of study could be merged to provide you a correct account.

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63 If you already belong to a corps which has a uniform, you dress in that uniform; but on passing the tests for a scout given here you wear the scout badge, if your commanding officer allows it, in addition to any of your corps’ badges that you may have won. SCOUT’S UNIFORM. Patrol Leader with Scout. A scout does not use a showy uniform, because it would attract attention; but scouts in a patrol should, as far as 64 possible, dress alike, especially as regards hats, or caps, and neckerchief. If your patrol does not belong to any uniformed corps, it should dress as nearly as possible thus: Flat brimmed hat if possible, or wide-awake hat.

Nowadays people do not carry weapons; but those who would have been entitled to do so, such as knights, esquires, and men-at-arms, that is anyone living on their own property or earning their own living, still go through the form of saluting each other by holding up their hand to their cap, or even taking it off. “Wasters” are not entitled to salute, and so should slink by, as they generally do, without taking notice of the free men or wage-earners. To salute merely shows that you are a right sort of fellow and mean well to the other; there is nothing slavish about it.

Remember the case at the Hampstead Ponds last year when a woman drowned herself in shallow water before a whole lot of men, who were too frightened to do anything but shout to her. It was a disgrace to our nation that there was not a real man amongst them. It would have been a grand opportunity for a Boy Scout, had there been one there, to go in and fetch her out. As it was, these cowards stood there clamouring and chattering on the bank—not one of them daring to go in because the others did not.

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