In the meantime, the success of this company attracted the attention and excited the emulation of the American Fur Company, and brought them once more into the field of their ancient enterprise.
Hither also repair the Indian tribes accustomed to traffic their peltries with the company. Bands of free trappers resort hither also, to sell the furs they have collected; or to engage their services for the next hunting season.
What is this?" shouted the regimental commander, thrusting forward his jaw and pointing at a soldier in the ranks of the third company in a greatcoat of bluish cloth, which contrasted with the others.
The commander of the company, with his eyes fixed on his superior, pressed two fingers more and more rigidly to his cap, as if in this pressure lay his only hope of salvation.
The goods destined for this wide and wandering traffic were put up at the warehouses of the company in Montreal, and conveyed in batteaux, or boats and canoes, up the river Attawa, or Ottowa, which falls into the St.
The company, as we have shown, was at first a spontaneous association of merchants; but, after it had been regularly organized, admission into it became extremely difficult.
This declaration procured Jones the thanks and applause of the whole company
. The terms honourable, noble, and worthy gentleman, resounded through the room; nay, my landlord himself began to have a better opinion of him, and almost to disbelieve the account which the guide had given.
There was that Eastern syndicate, negotiating with him now to take the majority of the stock in the Sierra and Salvador Power Company
off his hands.
On the 5th of March, 1867, the Moravian, of the Montreal Ocean Company
, finding herself during the night in 27@ 30' lat.
It took action quickly and organized the "American Speaking-Telephone Company
," with $300,000 capital, and with three electrical inventors, Edison, Gray, and Dolbear, on its staff.
"My idea of good company
, Mr Elliot, is the company
of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company
When all members of ethe company
were in their places an orchestra of five hundred pieces, in a balcony overlooking the banquet room, began to play sweet and delightful music.