MARVELS OF ENTERPRISE. Including an account of three brothers making their way to the gold fields of California, with ghastly results...hardships and sufferings of the pioneers, described in the story of Mrs. Augusta Tabor...the fate of the buffalo, and the depredations of the Indians...and a description of the Pony Express and freighting teams.
MARVELS OF STOCK-RAISING. A complete explanation of the stock-raising business and how to undertake it, including the story of one cow's family.
MARVELS OF AGRICULTURE. An exposition on the vast agricultural resources of the New West, how these resources are developed, and the principal place of Kansas, the hub of the American Republic, in the production of corn, wheat, and honey.
AUTHORS CONSULTED. A comprehensive list of the works consulted by the author in his composition of this extensive description of the New West.