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191 examples of packers in sentences

He stocks shelves, decks counters, and employs clerks, packers, salesmen, cash-boys, buyers, and department heads.

He told me it was a cinch-hook hitch employed by mule packers in the mountains, and that he had used it on swamp-hooks in the lumber woods of Michigan.

I did not have long to wait, for a man, whom I readily recognized as one of our old packers, rode into the corral mounted upon Lieutenant Forbush's racing mule, and leading another government mule, which I also identified.

Just as we rode up to the door, another one of our old packers, whom I recognized as Bill Bevins, stepped to the front, and I covered him instantly with my rifle before he could draw his revolver.

"There are no Indians about the lake and packers' boots don't make marks like those.

"There was work in plenty there, making the tin cans in which salmon and other fish is packed, and as I was industrious I soon had a shop of my own, and supplied cans to the packers.

Short in staple, and often rotten, bad in quality, and dirty in condition, (the result too often of dishonest packers,) it was found to be exceedingly difficult to work up; and from its various defects, it involved considerable deductions, or 'batings,' for bad work, from the spinners' and weavers' wages.

The laden jumper was a sight for a mountain packer or a steerage passenger agent or a street car magnate to see and enjoy most mightily.

John Muir and I, with two packers and three pack mules, spent a delightful three days in the Yosemite.

Later when I returned to camp, one of the packers informed me that for an hour or two before a yearling ram had been feeding in the meadow with the pack animals, close to the camp.

He had chosen apple-farming for his career, and, naturally, seemed quite happy about it; lived on his farm near by with his mother and sister, and was at the moment out on the quest of four apple-packers for his harvesting, these experts being at a premium at this season.

Nancy was downstairs early next morning and managed to be the one to greet the china-packers.

An army of packers gets to work; and the fresh fish are soon on the rail, speeding to the great fish markets, on the way to your breakfast table.

I will now give you the experience of some of the best mule packers in the country, in order to show that what has been written in regard to the mule's strength is calculated to mislead the reader.

It is, beyond doubt, the most expensive means of transportation, even when the most experienced packers are employed.

But with the arrival of the packers she was afoot and in command again, and he withdrew submissively, as Mr. Spragg, in the early Apex days, might have fled from the spring storm of "house-cleaning.

Mr. Brown's interesting duty is to be the packer of currency under James F. Meline, the Assistant Treasurer of the United States, who, says that his is a place where automatic safeguards and checks fail, and where the government must trust to the honesty of the official.

That is, the packer has handled $25,000,000 in a single day, and not one dollar has gone astray.

One learns to reverse the ordinary principles of selection also, and choose the smaller and darker before the large and yellow: the very finest in appearance being thrown aside by the packers as worthless.

Of these packers the Messrs. Dabney employ two hundred, and five hundred beside in the transportation.

For assistants we have Mr. Reynolds and Elwyn Bean, western slope packers, and two African boys as cooks.

There are but few of our party who are adepts in the art of packing, for verily it is an art acquired by long practice, and we look with admiration upon our packers as they "throw the rope" with such precision, and with great skill and rapidity tighten the cinch and gird the load securely upon the back of the broncho.

Our entire number, including the packers and cooks, is nineteen (19).

A box containing army cartridges was improvised as an operating table, and I engaged Mr. Bean, one of our packers, and Mr. Hedges as assistant surgeons.

Some of our party thought that they ought to be carried home to Helena, but Bean and Reynolds, our packers, being appealed to, thought the plan not feasible unless they could be utilized as pack animals.

Mr. Hedges' pack horse, "Little Invulnerable," was missing when we camped; and, as I was one of the four men detailed for the day to take charge of the pack train, I returned two miles on our trail with the two packers, Reynolds and Bean, in search of him.

Sunday, September 18, 8 o'clock a.m.There occurred a half hour ago the first serious mishap affecting the welfare of the entire party; and while the packers, Bean and Reynolds, are repairing the damage resulting therefrom, I will go back a few hours and chronicle in the order of their occurrence the events of the early morning.

When all these things were laid out, my comrades expressed great surprise, for not one of them or the packers had any idea that there were any tools or screws in our "outfit."

The packers with the pack train and several of our party broke camp at 9:30 this morning, a few of us remaining for an hour, hoping to have another view of an eruption of the "Giantess;" but in this we were disappointed, for it gave no sign of an eruption, save that the water, visible generally at a depth of about twenty feet, would rise suddenly eight or ten feet in the well, and as suddenly fall again.

The note was from Faith Marvin, the new packer whom he had employed.

"There's a girl, a packer, down in the ribbon department.

"I was a packer for two days," said Faith very softly.

You know I could see you plainly when I was a packer and, well, I liked your looks and that's about all there is to it.

The new packer was a girl about two years her junior, and as Faith handed up her goods she could not help thinking of Miss Jennings.

With only one companion, Professor Pumpelly, and a faithful negro and some friendly Indians for packers, we made the journey to Yuma by the fourth of July, where we first heard of the battle of Bull Run.

When a few men get possession of one of the necessaries of life, either through ownership of a natural resource or through unfair business methods, and use that control to extort undue profits, as in the recent cases of the Sugar Trust and the beef-packers, they injure the average man without good reason, and they are guilty of a moral wrong.

A few days subsequent to our visit to Colonel A.'s, the Reverend Mr. Packer, of the Established Church, called at our lodgings, and introduced a planter from the parish of St. Thomas.

In company with Rev. Mr. Packer, late Rector of St. Thomas, we rode out to the Belle estate, which is considered one of the finest in the island.

Packer, Rev. Mr. Parry, Archdeacon.

There were rock-hogs from up the line, and rock-hogs from down the line, men of all nationalities and of almost all ages; teamsters, trail-cutters, packers, and rough-shod navvies; men whose daily task was to play with dynamite and giant powder; steel-men, tie-men, and men who drilled into the hearts of mountains.

Those bony, big-knuckled fingers had handed keys to potentates, and pork-packers, and millinery buyers from Seattle; and to princes incognito, and paupers much the samethe difference being that the princes dressed down to the part, while the paupers dressed up to it.

But towards the close of the nineties the packers began to put women into departments that had always been staffed by men.

It often takes months of gentle persistence before the girls, be they human-hair-workers or cracker-packers, or domestic workers or stenographers, see how greatly it is to their own interest to join or to form a labor organization.

It must extend in other directions, taking in the huge army of the unskilled and the semi-skilled, outside of those trades, so as to cover the fruit-pickers in the fields and the packers in the canneries, the paper-box-makers, the sorters of nuts and the knotters of feathers, those who pick the cotton from the plant, as well as those who make the cotten into cloth.

In another establishment of the same class in the same borough every male laborer gets $8 or over, and more than half the female dippers and packers exceed the rates given in the former plant.

A teacher at a public-school social center inquired of a group of fifty girls, cracker-packers, garment-workers and bindery girls, how long each had been in her present situation.

During the night a dog, belonging to the packers, kept growling.

He had been with Crook and knew that hostiles did not come out, shake their red blankets and dare the soldiers to a fight, so he barricaded his camp, using the apparajos as breast works and told the packers to "let the mules go to the devil.

All the Packers 've always been tall.

He whispered, "I asked for Myrtle Packer down round the station.

Sadie, take Mr. Packer's bag up to the spare room.

She had told him a thousand times that he mustn't gamble or mistreat women or chew tobacco "like your Grandfather Packer did."

And here was Grandfather Packer, ready to welcome Adam home!

Her memory of Packer was slim.

I'll make his house the center of the university!" Mrs. Dorsey had "Villa d'Orsay" carved on the stone pillars of her great wrought-iron gates, to remind the populace that, while her late father-in-law, "Buck" Dorsey, was the plainest of butchers and meat packers, his ancestry was of the proudest.

Then, some of the packers drove them down to water, while others made ready the forage and grain-bags; infantry fires were lit; the provisions turned over; detachments came meekly forward for rations, and the lifting aroma of coffee enchanted the warm winds.

Then, with all the pack rigging in neat piles before the picket-line, and the untouched stores covered and piled, the packers came in with their mess-tins and coffee-cups.

The packers were at their pipes and cigarettes and were spreading blanket-rolls, and groups of "chucked" infantry had warmed into singingwhen the two boys sat down to supper.

The packers hadn't had their coffee when I gave you the pail," Bedient whispered.

Later, when only the infantry sentries were awake, and the packers' running guard (and a little apart, the interminable glow from Healy's cigarettes), the two were still whispering, though the day had been terrific in physical expenditure.

His vague memories of New York; the water-fronts that had since called his steps; different ships and captains; the men about him, Healy and the packers; his entire detachment from relatives, and his easy familiarity with the great unhasting yearsall these formed into a luminous envelope, containing the new friend.

Could it be that he was so finished as a cook, as a friend, as an indefatigableso rhythmically superior, that the packers took no offense at his aloofness?

The packers were too tired to eat, but sat around dazed, softly cursing, and smoking cigarettes; as they did one day after a big fight, in which one of their number, Jimmy the Tough, was shot through the brain.

The remarkable thing was that not one of the packers called to Bentonbut all observed the lean tough little figure of one of the neatest men that ever lived afieldregarded in silence the hard handsome profile.

It was only two or three days later that one of the packers dropped behind the Train to tighten a cinch.

Poise, indeed, for a cook among sailors and packers.

What made him different from the packers and cooks and sailors around the world, boys of the open who never become men except physically?" Beth answered: "I think we'll find that has to do with Mr. Bedient's mother, David.

Illus. by A. S. Packer.

The star packers.

SEE Packer, Eleanor.

SEE Packer, Eleanor.

ยฉ 23Jun39; A130488. 5Jul66; R388729. PACKER, ELEANOR.

A day with Charlie McCarthy and Edgar Bergen with Edgar Bergen's advice on the art of ventriloquism, by Eleanor Packer & Edgar Bergen.

A day with Charlie McCarthy and Edgar Bergen with hints on how to be a ventriloquist, by Eleanor Packer, Edgar Bergen & staff, Whitman Co. ยฉ on pictures or text on p.2, 7, 13, 14, 16, 22, 28, & others; 1Feb38; AA266447.

The Green Bay Packers.

SEE Bosschere, Jean de. DECKER, IRIS. Taras; w E. L. Packer, m Iris Decker, pseud. of Iris Packer.

SEE Bosschere, Jean de. DECKER, IRIS. Taras; w E. L. Packer, m Iris Decker, pseud. of Iris Packer.

Iris Packer (A); 27Sep56; R177449.

SEE Packard, Frank L. PACKER, E. L. Taras.

SEE Decker, Iris. PACKER, IRIS.

The star packers.

Walt Coburn (A); 10Mar69; R457127. Gun packer of the Circle C. (In Street & Smith's western story.

The Green Bay Packers.

Five people in a carriage in Europe is nowise unusual, but five people in an Indian one (and that a narrow, very narrow gauge), accompanied by rolls of bedding, tiffin-baskets, and all the quantity of personal luggage which is absolutely necessary, not to speak of a large-sized bird-cage (which cannot, strictly speaking, be classed as a necessary), requires the ingenuity of a professional packer of herrings or figs to adjust nicely!

It is from Lorimer's Chicago pork packer: "You will meet fools enough during the day without trying to roundup the main herd of them at night."

On visiting the traders' quarter of the town, the young Scot was strongly attracted by the sight of the weather-beaten packers, with their gaudy, half-Indian finery, their hundreds of pack-horses, their curious pack-saddles, and their bales of merchandise.

The pack-horse was the first, and for a long time the only, method of carrying on trade in the backwoods; and the business of the packer was one of the leading frontier industries.

Another of the packers who took part in the fight, one Thomas Irwin, was struck with the spectacle offered by the slaughtered artillerymen, and with grewsome homeliness compared the reeking heads to pumpkins in a December cornfield.

Among his fellow packers were his uncle and a young man named Bonham, who was his close and dear friend.

In ordinary years purchasers come to buy the trees, and send their own pickers and packers, and what was not sold in that way went to the big Saturday market at Meaux.

ge Horace Lorimer With pictures by F.R. Gruger and Martin Justice 1903 FROM A SON TO HIS FATHER CONTENTS I. From John Graham, head of the house of Graham & Company, pork packers, in Chicago, familiarly known on 'Change as Old Gorgon Graham, to his son, Pierrepont, at the Union Stock Yards.

The old man has been advised by wire of the arrival of a prospective partner, and that the mother, the son, and the business are all doing well No. 1 From John Graham, head of the house of Graham & Company, pork packers, in Chicago, familiarly known on 'Change as Old Gorgon Graham, to his son, Pierrepont, at the Union Stock Yards.

Old Ham was a sure-thing packer, like myself, and let speculating alone, never going into the market unless he had the goods or knew where he could get them; but when he did plunge into the pit, he usually climbed out with both hands full of money and a few odd thousand-dollar bills sticking in his hair.

There were plenty of hogs out West, and all the packers were making plenty of lard, but people seemed to be frying everything they ate, and using lard in place of hair-oil, for the Prime Steam moved out as fast as it was made.

What you want to do is to keep mother-in-law from mixing up in your family affairs until after she gets used to the disgrace of having a pork-packer for a son-in-law, and Helen gets used to pulling in harness with you.

So Kate found packers and movers and the breaking-up of the home was begun.

Every one who knew Honora had supposed that she cared more for the laboratory than for her home, but when the packers came and tore the pictures from the walls, it might have been her heart-strings that were severed.

The hole was handy to the trail, and the packers had made a practice of tumbling into it their broken and dying animals.

But he added, "The law ought to interfere with the reckless use of camp-fires in the woods in such weather by packers and prospecters.

It was only one of them Mexican packers chock-full of whiskey, and trying to hold up the house.