1 Only one thing weighed on him, and that was his having told Zeena that he was to receive cash for the lumber.
2 This plan had the advantage of enabling him to send Jotham to the Flats after dinner to meet Zenobia, while he himself took the lumber down to the village.
3 A mill to cut up lumber and plane it.
4 And anyone who owns a sawmill owns a gold mine, for nowadays you can ask your own price for lumber.
5 They can t get enough lumber and they can't get it fast enough.
6 They've got to have lumber for their houses, so I'm going to buy this mill just as soon as--well, as soon as some of the bills owing me are paid.
7 She could see for herself how quickly the town was rebuilding and anyone who could establish a lumber business now, when there was so little competition, would have a gold mine.
8 Anybody could, with lumber selling at such outrageous prices.
9 There aren't many sawmills around here now, and the way people are rebuilding--why, we could sell lumber sky high.
10 "Go into the lumber business myself," was the way she put it.
11 She frequently did take a day off from the mill and peddle lumber and, on those days, Frank wished he could hide in the dark back room of his store and see no one.
12 She said her lumber was better and cheaper too, and to prove it she ran up a long column of figures in her head and gave him an estimate then and there.
13 Shouldering the shell-pitted houses patched with bits of old lumber and smoke-blackened bricks, the fine homes of the Carpetbaggers and war profiteers were rising, with mansard roofs, gables and turrets, stained-glass windows and wide lawns.
14 Prices of lumber, brick and stone soared and Scarlett kept the mill running from dawn until lantern light.
15 She was not the only one who had seen the opportunities for making money out of lumber, but she did not fear her competitors.