So the Woodman went at once to the trees and began to work; and he soon made a truck
out of the limbs of trees, from which he chopped away all the leaves and branches.
He developed too great a tendency to climb down from his truck
and fight with other drivers.
It seemed that he was working in the room where the men prepared the beef for canning, and the beef had lain in vats full of chemicals, and men with great forks speared it out and dumped it into trucks
, to be taken to the cooking room.
The bedlam increased as the animals were transferred from the wagon to a platform truck
, and when the truck
rolled up and stopped alongside Michael's he made out that it was piled high with crated dogs.
A few minutes later, filling the truck
with soiled clothes for the washer, Joe spied the hotel manager's shirt.
Those are the nearest truck
farms, and when they fail, as they often do, I am told, to supply the increasing needs, the managers have to express vegetables all the way from San Francisco.
"Well, my idea is this: we'll rustle around and gather up whatever pickins we've overlooked in the state- rooms, and shove for shore and hide the truck
. Then we'll wait.
Once they each of them earned a franc by loading trucks
with innumerable boxes of oranges that had been dumped down on the quay.
They were camped on a piece of waste ground beside the railway, and, being natives, had not, of course, unloaded the two trucks
in which Mahbub's animals stood among a consignment of country-breds bought by the Bombay tram-company.
went down yesterday by the 12.15--counted them myself.
He saw a congested flood of wagons, trucks
, cabs, vans and street cars filling the vast space where Broadway, Sixth Avenue and Thirly-fourth street cross one another as a twenty-six inch maiden fills her twenty-two inch girdle.
The ringing impact of trucks
, the sharp whistle of the engines from the junction, mingled with their shouts of "Men from Mars!" Excited men came into the station about nine o'clock with incredible tidings, and caused no more disturbance than drunkards might have done.