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Horse-Raising States. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Horse-Raising States. Ninety per cent of the 25,000,000 horses anti mules in the United States are on farms, and only about 10 per cent are in cities, towns, villages and other non-agricnltural work, according to advance figures of the 1020 census. Tt is natural that the ten central states of the great corn belt —Ohio, Indiana. Illinois, lowa, Missouri, Kansas. Oklahoma Nebraska a d the two Dakotas —wheie coarse grains premised in plenty, should be the gr- &gt;.t i l-rodr.e rearing approximately ■ ’rhs ’I the horses and nudes in ih&lt; country. The tatmers of this section producing horses and mules, supply their own needs, furnish work stock for adjoining fa runs where horses and mules are not reand, also the heavy drafters, wagon horses and oppressors wanted in cities, towns and villages, and the farm chunks for eastern states where horse and mule production is not so common.
Tricks in Ali Trades. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Tricks in Ali Trades. Notwithstanding the efforts of librarians at the Central library to cooperate with school teachers in keeping reviews of classics out of the hands of high school pupils, who have discovered that required classics need not be read if one only can get one's hands on reviews, the pupils contrive in some instances to get the books that mean shortcuts in their courses. All of which explains, according to librarians, why the Edinburgh Review was among the library’s “best sellers” last week. A Short ridge pupil discovered a synopsis and comments on “Mannion” and “Lady of the Lake” in some dusty volume of the Edinburgh paper published in 1800. Other pupils were “tipped off” and so the Edinburgh Review became suddenly popular.— Indianapolis News.
Home-Having Hearts Are Best [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Home-Having Hearts Are Best A bride with a bouse is a bride worth having in Berlin, the London Mail declares, and matrimony has boomed for house owneresses. Not even during the war years were there as many marriages as last year. During 1911 Berlin registers showed 37,798 marriages, while 53,691 took place in 1920. One of the chief attractions of marriage is the certainty of getting a house, for the authorities give the bride and bridegroom preference over ordinary people, and a bachelor anxious to settle down, finds that even in expensive Berlin married life with a home of your own is cheaper than hotel and restaurant life.
Art Prize Discovered, [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Art Prize Discovered, An early Rembrandt, the authenticity of which is vouched for by several w eii-know 11 experts, has Peon discovered in a little town in the Harz. The picture, which is said to have been painted in the year 1030 or 1031, is executed upon an octagonal oak panel measuring 22 inches in height by 10 inches in width. The subject Is an old man of distinguished appearance. The picture is still in its original pine-wood frame overlaid with horn, which is declared by one expert to have been specially made according to Rembrandi's instructions.
OEAUTY ITS LIE Under Wonderful Charm Zanzibar Conceals Deadly Rage, Great Metropolis of East Coast of Africa Attracts Wanderers From All Civilized Countries. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
OEAUTY ITS LIE Under Wonderful Charm Zanzibar Conceals Deadly Rage, Great Metropolis of East Coast of Africa Attracts Wanderers From All Civilized Countries. Aden, from which I had but recently departed, Is a man grown gaunt and rugged in honest strife; hut Zanzibar is a courtezan, whimsical, gay, sullen, presenting many aspects, writes William Ashley Anderson in Harper’s Magazine. Warm, rich, beautiful, concealing with dissembling art its sinister spots, it lavishes its charms, intoxicates with its beauty, smothers with its opulence; or suddenly, after a smoldering silence, it rends itself with rage. The screaming tornado rips its garments of verdure to tatters, bony-lingered pestilence goes leering down Its dark alley ways, fever shakes the life out of Its victims. And afterward, the bright sun sparkles upon the rainwashed foliage, and the island smiles again with the innocent radiance of-d maiden. ** Zanzibar town .he metropolis of the east coast It is Home to the dusky pilgrim; ...
Repairing a Buckled Ship. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Repairing a Buckled Ship. In the great explosion at Halifax the British ship Curaca had her baric broken. When the vessel was reheated it was found that she was buckled to the extent of nine feet two inches at the bow and six feet six inches at the stern. In that condition, says the Scientific American, she was temporarily mini red and brought to New York, where she was put in dry dock, and the water was pumped out until she touched the kev’ hl cJLv ' slaps. Next, the plating on both sides of the ship was cut at the point where the vessel had buckled, and more water was pumped out, until both ends settled gently down upon the keel blocks and t iio- vessel was once more straight. The task of joining the parts was comparatively simple.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
HIGHLAND COUNTY DIRECTORY. County and District Officers: Henry W. Holt, Judge of Circuit Court, Staunton, Ya. Terms of Court—4tU Tuesday in April, 2d Tuesday July, 2d Tuesday October. Andrew L. Jones, Commonwealth Attorney, Monterey. Ya. W. H. Matheny, Clerk, Monterey, Ya. W. N. Bird, Sheriff, Monterey, Ya. H. M. Slaven, Treasurer, Monterey, Ya. J. W. E, Lockridge, Commissioner of Revenue, Monterey, Ya. jJ. L. Beverage, Co. Surveyor, Montey rey, Ya. -f/alter MuUenax, Supt, of Poor, Crab bottom, Ya, E. Mauzy, Supt. of Schools, Hightown, Ya. John M. Colaw, Commissioner of accounts, Monterey, Ya. Blue Grass District J. W. Hevener, Supervisor (Chnn.) Hightown, Ya. ee J. Wimer, Overseer of Poor, Crabbottom, Ya. Ben H. Cclaw, Constable, Crabbottom Ya. D. O. Bird, Justice, Valley Center,Ya. 1 D Swecker, Justice, M'uiterey.Rtl M. K. Simmons, Justice, Crabbottom, Monterey District. A. J. Terry, Supervisor, Trimble, Ya. Arthur Hevener, Overseer of Poor, Monterey, Ya. J. H. Samples, Justice, M...
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Now Is the Time to Do It . .There never was a better time for the erection of that monument for your family lot than now. We have never before had so large a line of handsome Marble &amp; Granite Monummcntes. Mr. H. F. Slaven represents us !and he will be pleased to take your ’order or give you any information | you desire. CLIFTON FORGE MARBLE AND GRANITE WORKS DENTAL NOTICE ! Dr. Chas. S. Kramer and E. G. HeiV 1 DENTISTS I Marlinton, - W. \■. j We are prepared to do all kir. • of dental work at prices consist* with cost of materials and higc class efficient work. All work guarAFTER THE ACCIDENT To Your Watch or Jew iToaTl need that article replaced jr repaired YOU ARE always safe to leave your watch Jr personal jewelry with us. .No novice has the repairing to do, July men skilled in doing just suck work. H. 11. LANG &amp; CO. Jewelers Masonic Temple, Staunton, Va. HOTEL CUNNINGHAM Hot and cold water Baths, Electric Lights, nice large rooms. Good table meals 50c. Lo...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
Last Saturday the apponeents of prohibition arranged for a record pro test meeting in the city of Philadelphia. Hundreds of personal letters wore sent out in addition to the usual newspaper advertisements. A spacious meeting place was secured at a leading hotel, 400 chairs arranged in “" order and provision made to hold an overflow meeting, if such became nec essary. &amp;WL When the speaker of the day was “called to the bat” there were just 2 6 persons there to hear him. To be it wasn’t a very pretty evening! ing! _
REGAL SPLENDOR AT WEDDING Father of Chinese Bride Certainly Provided an Unusual and Elaborate Marriage Ceremony. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
REGAL SPLENDOR AT WEDDING Father of Chinese Bride Certainly Provided an Unusual and Elaborate Marriage Ceremony. An unusual aud most elaborate Chinese wedding ceremony which took place in Rangoon recently was that of the daughter of Liu Chiu Thong, Chinese merchant and shipowner. The palace of the Chinese merchant is known as “Dreamland.” Here, according to a recent article, he lives with all his sons and daughters aud brothers and sisters and cousins and aunts and all other relatives who can show, rL'-jV**'! l ,_claim to relationship. (There are so many of them, in fact, that he maintains twelve motor cars for their use. When the guests arrived in “Dreamland” they found the bride alone at an altar engaged in a religious ceremony. She was dressed in magnificent robes and wore a gold crown eight inches high, which even in the palmiest king and queen days was considered to be some height for a crown. But this particular crown extended in boch directions, as it were, for all jarountJ i...
SOME LOGIC; LITTLE REASON Examination Papsrs Turned in by Youngsters Proved They Gave Thought to Questions. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
SOME LOGIC; LITTLE REASON Examination Papsrs Turned in by Youngsters Proved They Gave Thought to Questions. “Tell me all you know about centaurs.” The response of one boy to this demand in a recent examination was as follows: “A centaur was ancient cavalry and archery all in one piece. He could not be knocked out of his saddle because he didn’t have any, being the same person as his horse. If he needed a stable he did not need a tent, I do not know which, and if he needed forage he did not need rations, or if he needed rations he did not need forage.” Evidently the youngster who gave that reply was of a military inclination, and had thought out for himself the advantages of centaurs on the fighting line. It was funny, but not unintelligent. Less original, with only one little slip indeed to mar its accuracy, is* the version of the schoolboy of the story of the Gorgons. “The Gorgons,” he began confidently, “were three sisters that lived in the islands of the Uesperides, somewhere in ...
WEEKLY MARKETGRAM (U. S. Bureau of Markets) [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
WEEKLY MARKETGRAM (U. S. Bureau of Markets) Washington D. C. May 2: Grain Market uncertain and easily influenced either way during the week. Good export demand, light offerings, weather damage reports, and small wheat stocks Chicago available delivery on future contracts were principal bullish factors while pit conditions. Europe political situation and weakness in corn on the 2 8 were mainly responsible for declines. Prem iums cash wheat Minneapolis up 2 to 3c with offerings light and Buffalo mills reported bidding for wheat Kansas City. Heavy frosts predicted some sections tonight. In Chicago cash market No. 2 red winter wheat $1.44; No. 2 hard $1.49; No 3 mix ed corn 58c; No. 2 yellow 59c. Hay; Market very inactive. Receipts continue light but equal limit ed demand. Spring farm work curtail ing movement. Feed; Market shows slight price changes. Wheat feed prices strength ened in West due to light production rather than increased demand. Cotton seed, linseed and alfalfa meal weak....
BOLAR [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 6 May 1921
BOLAR April 28—Parties who went to Harrisonburg court have returned. Nathan Bussard who was operated on for appendicetl at the Univer sity hospital is still confined to his bed. Miss Carrie Carpenter has append icitis and unless there is impovemment in the next few hours her doc tor will remove her to the hospital for an operation. The proprietors of the Eakle Hotel are this week installing electric lights. Win. H. Bratton has his dwelling wired preparitory to installing electric lights. Elders Gibbs and Miller are off to Rockingham to attend their District Meeting. Rev. R. E. Bussard, wife and son, Erwin are visiting this week at Mrs.. Bussard’s old home in Rockingham and they will also attend the District. Meeting. Mrs. Sheffle Bussard was called to the bed side of her mother, Mrs. Me Clung, Bath Co., last week. Mrs. MeClung suffered a paralytic stroke, her condition has not improved since. Terry Carpenter has purchased a new Ford. Fire flies made their appearince last night, Apri...