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For Cold Feet. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
For Cold Feet. An Inventor has hit upon an ingenious and novel idea for dealing with the affliction of cold feet. It is very simple. All one needs to do is to take a large sheet of paper and roll It up, pasting the edges, so as to form a tube. When a person goes to bed, he places the tube beneath the bedclothes and breathes through it. That is to say, holding one end of the tube in l)Is mouth, he takes in his supply of air thrpugh his nostrils in the ordinary way, and expels his breath through the tube. By this means a continuous current of warm air is poured into the bed, contributing the requisite heat. When his feet are warm enough, hi discards the tube and goes to sleep.
SEES CLOTHING AS BLESSING Writer of Opinion That Some of World's “Big" Men Do Well in Covering Themselves. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
SEES CLOTHING AS BLESSING Writer of Opinion That Some of World's “Big" Men Do Well in Covering Themselves. Wherever one goes in Polynesia one Is Reminded, by contrast, of the cost physically to men of our own race of our sheltered way of living, writes James Norman Hall, in Harper's Magazine. There on every hapd are men well past middle life, with compact, symmetrical bodies and the natural grace of healthy children. One sees them carrying immense burdens without exertion, swimming in the open sea for an hour or two at a time while spearing fish, loafing ashore with no greater apparent effort for yet longer periods. Sometimes, when they have it. they eat enormous quantities of food at one sitting, and at others, under necessity, as sparingly as so many dyspeptics. It would be impossible to formulate from their example any ride • for rational living in more civilized communities. The daily quest for food under primitive conditions keeps them alert and sound of body, so that, whether ...
HOARDER CHASTISED IN 1777 “Coffee Party," Composed of Boston Women, Confiscated His Goods, According to Old Letter. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
HOARDER CHASTISED IN 1777 “Coffee Party," Composed of Boston Women, Confiscated His Goods, According to Old Letter. “Females” of ye olde Boston, staging a “coffee party” In 1777 which rivaled in a small way the famous “Tea Party” In 1773, personally chastised aproflteer hoarder of foodstuffs and confiscated some of his stock, accord ing to a letter from Abigail Adams to her distinguished, husband, later second President of the United States. Wrating at Boston, under date of July 31, 1777, Abigail wrote to John, then attending the Continental congress at Philadelphia: “There is a great scarcity of sugar and coffee, articles which the female part of the state is very loath to give up, especially whilst they consider the great scarcity occasioned by the merchants having secreted a large quantity. It is rumored that an eminent stingy merchant, who is a bachelor, had a hogshead of coffee in his store; which he refused to sell under six shillings per pound. “A number of females, some say ...
Those Who Dare Not Smile. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Those Who Dare Not Smile. The ludicrous has its place in the universe. It is not a human invention, but one of the divine ideas illustrated in the practical jokes of kittens and monkeys. Curious it is that we always consider solemnity and encounter of wits as essential to the idea of the future life of those whom we thus deprive of half their faculties, and then call them blessed. There are not a few, who, even in this life, seem to be preparing themselves for that smileless eternity to which they look forward, by banishing all gayefy from their hearts and all joyousness from their countenances. I met one such in the streets not infrequently, a person of intelligence and education, but who gives me (and all that he passes) such a rayless, chilling look of recognition—something as If he were one of heaven’s assessors, come down to doom. I don’t doubt he would cut his kitten’s tail olf if he caught her playing with it Oliver Wendell Holmes.
Extraordinary Time Keeping, [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Extraordinary Time Keeping, Methods of reckoning time have always been a source of trouble to scientists. The first standard was the lunar month—that is, the period of about 20days between one new moon and tlie next. Twelve of these months seemed to correspond to the four seasons, and so the year was fixed at 354 days. They soon found that they were getting badly mixed, that the seasons did not correspond to the months; in the course of 10 years they were more than three mouths wrong. The Jews and Greeks stuck in another month now and then. They added seven months in 19 years and managed to keep a clumsy track of time.
Take “Movies” Seriously. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Take “Movies” Seriously. Moving pictures are a marvel to the South Sea islanders, according to a recently returned visitor to that portion of tlte globe. The tragic part of the film is too much for the natives, he said, and there is so much weeping and groaning that a man has to go up in the gallery and tell them that it will all come out all right in the end. Thus assured," the audience proceeds to wipe up and watch for further developments, and when the heroine is rescued and the villain is thwarted, pandemonium breaks loose, for the people not only shout, but dance with joy.
Since Ladies Smoke, [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Since Ladies Smoke, “Your wife used to object to your smoking.” “Yes,” replied Mr. Meekton. “That was before Henrietta became so interested in great public questions. Now she has me light a pipe now and then so that when she makes a speech she won’t mind the cigarette smoke in the audience.”
NEW YALE PRESIDENT FAVORS SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
NEW YALE PRESIDENT FAVORS SPORTS Dr. James R. Angell broke a 200 r year precedent when he was elected president of historic Yale college recently, the first time the directors have gone outside the faculty or alumnus to fill the office. In his first address-—he went on record as favoring athletics—the moral qualities of the coaches to be first consideration.
Attention [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Attention A very useful, household necessity that has already proved that they last a life tim«, and are needed at all seasons of the year, and as long as we need any thing is the Armlock Folding Bed Spring, which you can now have shipped by parcel post to any address. Postage prepaid at following prices: 1 full set, compete with side strips and nails ready to be put on the slats for only $5.55, per set; three-fourth set for songle bed $4.20; half set for lounge $2.80. If you so desire I will ship C. O. D., postage paid. Thanking the public very much for the very liberal patronage given me during the last 25 years and soliciting your future orders for springs this spring. Can also be obtained at the same price from V. B. Bishop, Monterey, Va., W. G. Hull, Ilightown Va., Newman and Mullenax, Crabbot ton, Va. W. H. Swadlcy, McDowell, Va. Yours truly, J. P. HISE &amp; CO. Makers and Dealers, Arm Lock Folding Bed Springs, Ilightown
Too fast for him [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Too fast for him Dr. G. T Harding, father of President Harding, has returned to his home in Marion, 0., after having seen his son inaugurated He points out that this is an unique instance of where /the son can legally dictate to father He don’t mind that he says, but he finds the quiet of Marion more to his liking
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Was Very Weak “After the birth of my baby I had a back-set,” writes Mrs. Mattie Crosswhite, of Glade Spring, Va. “I was very ill; thought I was going to die. I was so weak I couldn’t raise my head to get a drink of water. 1 took . . . medicine, yet I didn’t get any better. I was constipated and very weak, getting worse and worse. I sent for Cardui.” TAKE The Woman’s Tonic “I found after one bottle of Cardui I was improving,” adds Mrs. Crosswhite. “Six bottles of Cardui and ... I was yes, I can say they were a God-send to me. I believe I would have died, had it not been for Cardui.” Cardui has been found beneficial in many thousands of other cases of womanly troubles. If you feel the need of a good, strengthening tonic, why not try Cardui ? It may be just what you need. AD Druggists
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
To the Voters of the Counties of Bath, Highland and Rockbridge and the City of Buena Vista. I respectfully announce myself a candidate for r-election to the House of Delegates of Virginia, for the district composed of the counties of Bath, Highland and Rockbridge and he City of Buena Vista. Subject to the Democratic Primary. JOHN W. STEPHENSON, Springs, Va.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
For Sale at Once As I expect to leave the County this spring I will sell privetly my home near Monterey. Good seven room house with electric lights, cist ern water at kitchen, stable, cellar, with granery over same, wood house plenty of fruit, large garden, pasture for one or two cows. Right price to buyer. J. H. PRUITT, Mention this paper in answering ad?
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
Advertisement for Bids Sealed bids for building the road extending from Monterey Corporate limits in front of the school house to the top of the Campbell hill at the \t»*'»ebon i:vc will be received by the Uoai Ict .-'up* isors at its t-pcmal nif» ling to bo held at the court '■ on re on the 4th day of April, 1921. The road to be built according to specifications made by the State Engineer and on file in the Clerk’s Office. J. W. HEYENER, Chairman
Page 4 Advertisements Column 5 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 1 April 1921
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COOL CLOTHES FOR KIDDIES’ SUMMER WEAR [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 15 April 1921
COOL CLOTHES FOR KIDDIES’ SUMMER WEAR Dainty frock and cool clothes for sister and “BFd” are shown Thf new summer fashions. Ihe dress shown here is of yellow French] ooffIVT h a and * T £ ad - e , throu f h &lt;&gt;ut, and trimmed with white organdie and! paste! hand embroidery. It is for the little miss 2to 10 years The' Oliver Twist for hot weather wear is of pongee silk, the top of the ItWor* thc' b hCd 2 t bf&lt; 6 Vil ernbroider &gt;'— but not enough to Quinize it*