This 77 page updated book dated 2014 covers the life of DONALD IRWIN born January 1891 in Philadelphia. His parents were Sarah (Clement) and Samuel Floyd Irwin. At 16 Donald Irwin went to work at L.... More > H. Parke Company in Philadelphia. At 28 he became a vice president of the company and in 1935 the senior stockholder and president. He worked at the company for over 58 years. During that period the company purchased a competitor in both Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and additional two companies in Washington DC and a company in Richmond, Va and in Albany,New York. In 1915 Donald married Jessie E. Dittrich. They had four sons - all of whom worked at L. H. Parke Co.< Less
What do you do when your girlfriend is nearly run down by a speeding car and the local police are helpless to catch the driver? What do you do when your favorite neighborhood dog, Rosco, is then hit... More > and killed by the very same driver? Fifteen-year-old Ralph Turner is faced with some heavy choices as he races against time to catch a hit-and-run driver that has been terrorizing the town before he claims another victim, maybe even his own baby brother.
Meanwhile, Jacob Turner finally has his own group of friends. Gone are the days he pathetically chases after Ralph, his older brother, and his crowd. And with the ever-present threat of a hit-and-run driver and a near fatal catastrophe with a rope swing that should never have been erected, life is never just business as usual for nine-year-old Jacob. But things really take a turn for the worse when Denny, one of Jacob's new friends, a boy with special needs, is the third victim of the dreaded and reckless hit-and-run driver.< Less
A journal of life in the last half of the 19th century centered on Salisbury Connecticut. Judge Warner describes growing up in a time without modern technology and transportation. He describes life... More > in Salisbury Connecticut during the years 1850 to 1926, including the Civil War and other noteworthy events.< Less
Donald Featherstone's classic wargaming book, War Games, was first published in 1962. It was largely responsible for turning a somewhat obscure hobby into a popular pastime across the world. This... More > revised edition includes new material including a foreword by Paddy Griffith, the full version of the Lionel Tarr Modern Wargaming Rules (modern being for Wordl War II) and a timeline of wargaming.
It is published as part of the History of Wargaming Project at www.johncurryevents.co.uk< Less