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Live Stock Value Decreased. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
Live Stock Value Decreased. Value of live stock on farms and ranges in the United States has decreased more than two and a quarter billion dollars during the last year, and the amount of live stock 10,000,000 head, according to estimates made by the Department of Agriculture. Cattle and sheep decreased in number more than four per cent. There was a decrease In value of more than half a billion dollars in milk cows and about the same for other cattle, while swine showed a decrease of almost half a billion dollars and sheep almost a quarter of a billion dollars.
IS ANCIENT lAND Rhodesia at One Time Home of Large Population. Even Today, Mantle of Mystery Hanging Over the Country Has Not Been Completely Lifted. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
IS ANCIENT lAND Rhodesia at One Time Home of Large Population. Even Today, Mantle of Mystery Hanging Over the Country Has Not Been Completely Lifted. We car. now turn to the really romantic side of the Rhodesian mineral deposits. One of the favorite pilgrimages of the tourist is to the Zimbabwe ruins, located about 17 miles from Victoria in southern Rhodesia. They are the remains of an ancient city and must at various times have been the home of large populations. There seems little doubt that Zimbabwa was the work of a prehistoric and long-forgotten people. Over it hangs a mantle of mystery which the llctionist has employed to full and at times thrilling advantage, Isaac F. Marcosson writes in the Saturday Evening Post. In this vicinity were the King Solomon mines that Rider Haggard wrote about in what Is perhaps his most popular book. Here came Allan Quatermain in pursuit of love and treasure. The big hill at Zimbabwe provided the residence of She, the lovely and disappearing lady...
My Car and the Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
My Car and the Night. While driving my car through the stormy night, my little boy’s head falls against my shoulder. He sleeps, and a great surge of emotion rises in me. When I saw him at play, when I heard his merriment, no such intimate tenderness overflowed my heart. Now, though I only feel the light pressure of his small body in the dark, how keenly I realize my fatherhood. What a gladness it is! I am made strong by his weakness. Yes, I am strong. I am proud of my strength to struggle, and sometimes to win. But when, in my turn, I shall grow weary and fall asleep on the shoulder. I wonder, shall I, too, inspire the Great Tenderness? I wonder Who or What drives the Car through the Darkness? —Edmund Vance Cook in Leslie’s.
Explains Firefly’s Light. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
Explains Firefly’s Light. A Princeton physiologist is said to have solved the problem of the firefly’s light. The chemistry of the process is difficult enough. In effect, the luminous substance burns in oxygen like any fuel, only instead of forming carbon dioxide and water, as other luminants do, the products of the combustion are of such a nature that when allowed to stand away from air, they change back into the original substance, and are ready to be burned again. The experimenter obtained the “light without heat” in a test tube, which glowed when shaken.
Women a Big Success at Banking. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
Women a Big Success at Banking. The business of banking, which, until a few years ago was an almost exclusively masculine field. Is opening its doors with astounding rapidity to women. In the city of Boston alone, more than one thousand women are employed by bankg either as expert clerks or In other responsible positions. Accuracy and attention to detail are two of the most important factors in banking, and men bankers say women seem to be peculiarly efficient In these two lines.
GEORGE CARTER OF lOWA NEW PUBLIC PRINTER [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
GEORGE CARTER OF lOWA NEW PUBLIC PRINTER v•V.V.- Xv.-WXsvj t . It did not take President Harding long to decide just what lie wanted to do—when the question was printing—his own profession. : So he appointed George H. Carter, I of lowa, a practical printer and I newspaperman, as Public Printer ? : in charge of all governmental ; printing at Washington. He was | formerly clerk to the congressional g committee on printing. IM OMC V.. ■ .;•$
SHORTEST, BUT MOST NOTED February Is Supreme Above All Oth. ers as the Natal Month of the World's Famous. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
SHORTEST, BUT MOST NOTED February Is Supreme Above All Oth. ers as the Natal Month of the World's Famous. Was there ever such a month as February? It would seem that though it is the shortest month In the year It has crowded into its 28 days more birthdays of worldwide celebrities than any of the other 11 months. No less than 23 people of note have seen the light of day for the first time in that month. And their range is wide. February is not partial to any particular kind of celebrity. On February 1, 1870, Commodore David Porter was born. On the third of the month, 1800, Felix Mendelssohn came into the world. On the same day, but in ISII, Horace Greeley followed. On the fifth. 1788, Sir Robert Peel was born. The birthdays of other notables occur in this order: February G, 1750 —Aaron Burr. February 6, 1838—Sir Henry Irving. February 7, 1812 —Charles Dickens. February 8, 1820 —William Tecumseh Sherman. February 8, 1819*-John Ruskin. February 8, 1828 —Jules Verne. February 9, 1773 —...
Rodents Do Much Damage. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
Rodents Do Much Damage. Next to the insects, the animals that are chiefly harmful to man are the rodents, an order of mammals often regarded as wholly noxious. David E. Lantz of the United States geological survey finds that the rodents of North and Central America Include about 1,350 species of 77 genera, and of these, 750 species of 44 genera inhabit the United States and Canada. Many of these, living in deserts, mountains and swamps, do not come in contact with cultivated soil. They cannot, therefore, be classed as injurious, and many of them are preparing the soil for future use, and there are other rodents that are doing useful work in destroying grasshoppers and similar pests. Certain of the rodents, too, such as the beaver and muskrat, have an economic value as fur bearers. Native rodents include among harmful kinds the short-tailed field mice, white-foot-ed mice, cotton rats, kangaroo rats, pocket gophers, ground squirrels, prairie dogs, woodchucks and rabbits. The house mou...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
Pocahontas County Hereford Breeders .Association. Pocahontas County is becoming bet ter known every year as a section tha ter known every year as a section that produces high class Herefords, Horned or Polled. Our breeding herds have increased in number and are con stantly improved through care, select ion and addition of better bleed and the results are seen in the growing demand for Pocahonas County Herfordc. FOR SALE A number of registered young Herford bulls— The very best horned and polled blood are represented in our herds Correspondence given proper attention. Inspection of herds invited. E. P. KIDD’S Sec. Hillsboro, W. Va. o Mention this paper in answering adv
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
Filipino Embroidery Liked. America furnishes an ever-increasing demand for the native embroidery of the Filipinos. Hats which more resemble the Bangkok than the Panama, and woven baskets, similar to those made by American Indians, are exported. Methods of improvement in all these products are taught In the public schools. Patronize ©nr A Ivertisers They are all bo- &gt;sters and dc- erve your b’ iness.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
Southern Pennsylvania Pams In The Heart of the East “Where Town ami Country Meet” Best Agricultural Lands, Truck, Dairy, Stock Raising, and Orcharding, Centralied and Vocational Schools, Churches, Improved Roads, Best Markets in the World Price $5O per acre and Upwards. Suburban and Urban Homes in the Philadelphia, West Chester Section—v(The Most Beautiful Suburbs in the World) State size farm wanted and requirements necessary. Ask for Bargain and Special opportunity. Lists at all times. J. B. THOMPSON, Realtor, Thompson Building, West Chester, Pa. Correspondence invited. Cooperation with all Realtors. 2t —o— Teacher’s Examination The spring examination for teachers will be held at Monterey April, 29 and 30. R. E. Mauzy, Dis Supt. o Public Sale April 20th I will offer for sale at my place just south of Monterey a lot of household goods, can fruit, chickens, gorden tools etc. Terms cash. Mrs. H. M FAROTE
Page 4 Advertisements Column 7 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 22 April 1921
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j Qompers.'Labor Leader, Takes Bride at 71 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 29 April 1921
j Qompers.'Labor Leader, Takes Bride at 71 Samuel Gompcrs. President ind founder of the greatest labor body in the world, the American Federation of Labor, and now seventy-one rears old. has taken to himself a new bride. He was married this week in New York The bride was Miss Gertrude Neussheler, of Zanesville, 0., thirty-eight years old The photo shows the happy pair as they started on their honeymoon