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INDIAN STORY OF CREATION Menabcshu Made the Earth, According to the Legend—Great Lakes Are Bear Tracks. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 29 April 1921
INDIAN STORY OF CREATION Menabcshu Made the Earth, According to the Legend—Great Lakes Are Bear Tracks. Menaboshu, according to the legend of the Chippewa Indians, was the creator of all things. He avowed one day that he would make the earth. But the almighty creator did not find his task easy, for he wanted to make the earth larger than any other tiling. Truly he rounded the soil between his powerful hands, until It grew into a great ball; but, freed from their touch. It fell in a heap. In this way he tried again and again; each time he saw the mass crumble. Then Menaboshu mixed water with the soil to form mud; and, besides, moulded it about a great rock, when behold —a still larger ball. The mass, at last, kept the chosen shape. The creator, pausing to rest from his toil, beheld bis matchless work. Menaboshu next undertook to devise the many living things, which dwell on the earth. Before the surface of the giant ball had time to dry, in fact, the lusty god began to make the anima...
The Power of Silence. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 29 April 1921
The Power of Silence. There Is nothing in tills world which works to greater advantage than to be silent. No one likes to be Ignored. It hurts like the mischief to have an antagonist throw up a barricade against which we have no power. The moment the other fellow Is silent, that minute ail detailed plans of attack are worthless. The only thing one can do is to be silent also, and there you are! Though but an armistice, the action of coniiict is over. The one who refuses to converse may be one you have no use for. Still it bothers you. You are annoyed, your pride is injured at the realization that the one you hold in scorn has the opportunity to Ignore you. The moment you resort to tantalizing banter you acknowledge the final defeat. If you fall in line and imitate you compliment. The secret is to steal the thunder first. If one you love keeps silent it hurts twice. Once because you have no idea how deeply you may have offended to bring down upon your head such punishment, and again ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 29 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 blood and the results ere 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, Ya. &gt; -—■ .
Page 4 Advertisements Column 6 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 29 April 1921
-he Thrice-a-Week Edition of The New York World IN 1919 and 1920 Pracically a daily at the price of a vcekiy. No other newspaper in the vorld gives so much at so low a price The forces are already lining up or the Presidental campaign of 1920. The Thnce-a-Week World which is he greatest example of tabloid jourlalism in America will give you all ho news of it. It w r ill keep you as horoughly Informed as a daily at ive or six times the price. Besides, he news from Europe for a long ime to come will be of overw'helmug interest, and we are deeply and itaily concerned in it. The Thrice-'.-Week World will furnish you an ecu rate and comprehensive report of ' c . thing that happens. 1 ? Thrice-A-Week World’s reguir subscription price is only $l,OO per year, and this pays for 156 papers. We offer this unequalled newspaper and The HIGHLAND RECORDER together for one year for £2.35. N T ow Is the Time to Do It . There never was a better time for the erection of that monument for your family l...
MARKET REPORTS BT .Id u i [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
MARKET REPORTS BT \ .Id u i Market reports by wireless for all the farmers in the United States arc now being 4 bis shows the formal inauguration of the service irom the Post Office Department Building in Washington, Sec-i rctary of Agriculture 18-nry Wallace, of lowa, is handing Postmaster General Will Hays the I'.rst bureau of market reports which are to be a daily feature to ihcP.ODO stations throughout the nation in the future. Back of Mr. Hays is Charles F, Marvine, chief of the weather bureau’
SHE ‘BID HER BIT’ Soldier’s Tribute to Faithful Dumb Buddy. Will Appeal to Others bv.«ides Tnose Who in France Made Their Deeds Immortal. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
SHE ‘BID HER BIT’ Soldier’s Tribute to Faithful Dumb Buddy. Will Appeal to Others bv.«ides Tnose Who in France Made Their Deeds Immortal. When 1 first saw Joan In 1915, writes Major F. N. Lund in the Lon don Times Magazine, she was already an old soldier, standing in a muddy, bleak field near the ruined village of Elverdinghe. She was only a tj T pical English shire cart horse that had “come through the retreat” with several other horses in our string. I remember seeing little of her during those first strange weeks In our forward billet; but when we moved back into rest I saw at the end of a column of steaming horses Joan and her team mate, Darby. That summer we lost horses. We moved slowly forward and sometimes backward, day and night in action, with the horses never far away in open fields. With the autumn came rain, mud and cracked heels, and in the village of Souastre Darby had to be led away with open gashes on both hind feet. Joan worked badly that day and ate scarcely anythi...
Farm for Sale [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Farm for Sale For ashort time only, about 250 acres good grass land, six miles west of Hightown, Ya., near the S. &amp; P. Pike and 13 miles east of Bartow, W. Va., also 2£ miles east of North Fork Lumber Co’s, railroad which is still coming closer, a good school half m. away on Co. R. The farm lays real nice and is smoothe, practically all enclosed with rail and wire fen •and produces good crops. On this tract of land is a good com ’ortable dwelling house and and all necessary out buildings such as 2 good barns, smoke house, spring house, granery, wagon shed, also wo empty houses. About 150 acres in good sod, includes meadows and farm fields, balance in good hard wood and about 30 acres of good spruce timber estimated to cut from 12 to 1500 cords pulp wood. The timber alone is well worth the price of the place. This farm has on it three orchards all bearing trees, a fine sugar orchard of 500 trees. Last year the farm cut 20 stacks of hay. Seven never failing springs on the ...
Clock Tells the Distance. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Clock Tells the Distance. By sounding with sound waves instead of a steel cable a Frenchman has been able to determine the depth of the ocean in a few seconds, where the ordinary process requires minutes and hours. In contrast to the usal equipment of cable, reels and donkeyengine he equips himself simply with a quantity of high explosive, a microphone, and a chronometer. Detonating a charge of explosive in the wake of his moving vessel, he hears in his microphone both the noise of detonation and the echo produced by reflection from the bottom. Reading the time interval from the chronometer and knowing the speed of sound in water, he is able to calculate the ocean’s depth at that point. Tests have shown that the method yields sufficiently accurate results for practical purposes.
Sawdust Taking Coal. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Sawdust Taking Coal. One of the most recent attempts to solve the heating question consists of a special stove which burns sawdust. The stove consists of a cylindrical casing provided with suitable holes for draft purposes, and a container which Is packed with sawdust. Once ignited the tightly packed sawdust is said to burn slowly and evenly, giving considerable heat. A single charge of sawdust burns twelve hours. The action, we are told, is very much the same as coal as far as smooth bflfnlng and the intensity of hear are concerned.
City of Alexandria, Virginia, Is Immortal. With Its Memories of the Greatest American, It Yields Place Only to the National Capital. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
City of Alexandria, Virginia, Is Immortal. With Its Memories of the Greatest American, It Yields Place Only to the National Capital. Economic clocks cease tlieir ticking, Industrial enterprises stop their whirr, and America celebrates each twentysecond day of February in honor of George Washington. “Across the Potomac from the city which perhaps is the most elaborate and enduring monument that perpetuates the name of any human being is a smaller, older, but up-to-date city, which reverently pays her tribute to the great man who surveyed its town lots, lie also commanded its troops, sat in its historic Christ church while President of the United States, and tripped the stately minuet in its parlors,” says a bulletin from the Washington, L). C., headquarters of the National Geographic society. “Alexandria, Virginia, which was so promising at the close of the Revolutionary war that 1C was considered a possible seat for the infant national government, and which Indeed might have had the...
Couldn't Stand Motor Traffic, [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Couldn't Stand Motor Traffic, Few Americans traveling from Durham to London, more than 200 miles, realize that the road on which iheir car is moving was originally surveyed and constructed by the Romans. It was called Watllng street, and it ran north to that Roman wall along the Cheviot hills which kept out the invading Rlcts anil Scots. Having a perfect foundation, —the road was easily surfaced and maintained through all those centuries. But the motor car made necessary its complete reconstruction. It was the same with the more famous Appian Way out of Rome. The destructive suction of rubber tires demolished in ten years a monument which had stood up under the wheel traffic of 2,000 years.—Wall Street Journal.
BADGE GAVE HIM DISTINCTION Persian Youngster Had Method In "Madness” Which American Nurse Couid Not Understand. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
BADGE GAVE HIM DISTINCTION Persian Youngster Had Method In "Madness” Which American Nurse Couid Not Understand. Among my patients at the dispensary in Teheran was a small boy with a charming and impudent face, "writes Mary W. Griscom in Asia Magazine. He wore the sleeves and part of the back of a coat and enough of a pair of loose trousers to hitch up with both hands occasionally. When I asked him where he lived, he said, “Anywhere.” At every question he simply shrugged his shoulders, unclasped his hands and repeated, “Who knows?” The nurse thought he was five. One of the patients guessed eight. Hut I insisted that so much philosophy could not have been developed under 10, and, since he had his 12-year molars. I put him down at that age. He refused to remain in any permanent shelter and preferred to live like a little gypsy. He had contracted typhus on the street and recovered on the street. One of the members of the Near East commission had referred him to me because of some ugly s...