Gais sentence example
- The name Gaiseric is said to be derived from gais, a javelin, and reiks, a king.
- There are light railways from Appenzell to St Gall either (122 m.) past Gais or (202 m.) past Herisau, as well as lines from St Gall to Trogen (6 m.) and from Rorschach to Heiden (4 4 m.).
- Its political capital is Trogen, though the largest town is Herisau, while Teufen has 4595 inhabitants, and Heiden (3745 inhabitants) in the north-east corner is the most frequented of the many goats' whey cure resorts for which the entire canton is .famous (Urnasch and Gais are also in Ausser Rhoden).
- The repeated attempts of the abbots to put down this independence of their rule were defeated in the battles of VOgelinsegg (1403), north-west of Trogen, and of the Stoss (1405), the pass leading from Gais over to Altstatten in the Rhine valley.