Cork Examiner

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Every comfort and convenience – 1887

Supplement to the Cork Examiner 8th October, 1887 (abridged) Cornelius and William K. Vanderbilt have decided to commence a rather curious business enterprise. They propose to build a large number of small houses in the suburbs of New York city, with every comfort and convenience, and sell them to working people at cost. The houses … Continue reading

One morning – 1887

Cork Examiner 8th October, 1887 One morning when the earth was new And rainbow-tinted lay the dew, The Father came. Upon his waiting flows he cast A gentle glance, and as he passed, Gave each a name. The twilight deepening as before He walked among his flowers once more And asked each one What name … Continue reading

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