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Aids Electrical Welder. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Aids Electrical Welder. Ordinarily an electric welder must remove his helmet that he may better see the finer details of his work. The main Improvement which a new helmet has over the old masks is the mounting of the window, so that the protective screen can be raised with the left hand of the worker and he can obtain a better view of the work, yet the screen falls back into place when he Is ready to go ahead with the welding. This screen or window is made of chemically prepared glass to protect the eyes from ultra-violet rays.
Better Than Alarm Clock. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Better Than Alarm Clock. Instead of leaving word at a hotel desk for an early morning call, there Is now a new call system which enables guests to call themselves at any desired hour. A system of electric clocks is the newest hotel Installation. The guest simply sets an Indicator at night, somewhat similar to an alarm clock and a low musical chime rings at the desired time. The clocks have luminous dials and hands so that the time can Be read In the dark.
INDIANS NEAR TO EXTINCTION Descendant of Caages Says Intermarriage Has Weakened Them So Much That End Is Apparent. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
INDIANS NEAR TO EXTINCTION Descendant of Caages Says Intermarriage Has Weakened Them So Much That End Is Apparent. John li. Spurrier of Oklahoma says that the Indian will be extinct in a generation or two. Mr. Spurrier, who is a descendant of the Osage Indians and whose wife is also of Indian blood, says that constant intermarriage is so weakening the tribes that the nation which numbered over a million at the tim£ this country was discovered will soon be only a name. “The extinction of the Indian Is only a matter of a short lime," said Mr. Spurrier. “Intermarriage is proving fatal to the tribes, and they cannot long survive it. With intermarriage comes the Americanization and the Indians who have adopted modern methods live in extremely comfortable style. “The richest small group of people in the world are tlie Osage Indians, whose reservation is in Usage county. There are 2,200 Indians in tins tribe, 900 of them being of full blood who still wear their blankets, but the remainder ...
TOOK OATH ‘BY THE PEACOCK’ When Philip of Burgundy and Hi* Knights Vowed to Engage to War for Holy Land. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
TOOK OATH ‘BY THE PEACOCK’ When Philip of Burgundy and Hi* Knights Vowed to Engage to War for Holy Land. In 1453 Philip the Good, duke of Burgundy, vowed “by the peacock” to go to the deliverance of Constantinople, which had recently fallen into the hands of the Turks. At the conclusion of the tournament and banquet held by the duke at Lille, Holy Mother Church, in the guise of a lady in mourning seated on an elephant and escorted by a giant, approached the duke and delivered a long versified complaint, claiming the aid and succor of the Knights of the Golden Fleece. The herald advanced, bearing on his fist a live peacock or pheasant, which, according to the rites of chivalry, he presented to the duke. At this extraordinary summons Philip, a wise and aged prince, engaged his person and powers in the holy war against the Turks. HiS example was imitated by the barons and knights of the assembly; they swore to God, the Virgin, the ladies, and the peacock. In this connection will be rec...
As the Lawmakers Slang It. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
As the Lawmakers Slang It. “ ‘A woman on the industrial board’ was killed,” announced Mrs. Stella S. King, acting secretary, at a recent meeting of the Legislative Council of Indiana Women, As she read the last word, she realized what she had said and started to laugh. It was in the text of the minutes of the preceding meeting, at which Mrs. King had not acted as secretary, and came in the account of legislative council bills which had been passed, advanced, or “kliled.” As it happened, it was a mistake after ail, for it was another bill pertaining to the industrial board which had been killed, not that creating a woman member of the board. But for a moment the legislative council forgot its dignity and giggled.—lndianapolis News.
France's Oak Trees Threatened. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
France's Oak Trees Threatened. While endeavoring to recover from the ravages of war the forests of France are also struggling from the ravages of parasitic growths which seem to be especially disastrous to the oaks. These are the country’s most valuable tree, constituting nearly 30 per cent of the forest area. This tree seems to suffer especially from the fungus Oidium, which appeared in the province of Champagne about 1907, and is doing such damage that the extermination of the oak in France is foreseen. Young trees —particularly coppice shoots of the current year—are most susceptible to attack, though seedlings up to ten years of age have been destroyed. No remedy has yet been discovered.
Carrots for Lunch [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Carrots for Lunch As I lived far from school, I had to carry my lunch. One morning my stepmother asked me to go to the grocery store for some carrots, as we had some pet rabbits. When I returned I set the sack on the table and hurried to finish getting myself ready for school. When I had finished she had my lunch ready and told me it was on the table. That day at noon I opened my sack and to my amazement I had the sack of carrots. Of course the girls all laughed and had a good time over it, but I am sure it was the most embarrassing moment of my life. —Chicago Tribune.
Farm for Sale [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
Farm for Sale For ashort time only, about 250 acres good grass land, six miles west of Hightown, Va., near the S. &amp; P. Pike and 13 miles east of Bartow, W. Ya., also 2J 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, grancry, 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 nevir failing springs on the...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
NOW THAT JUNE IS HERE - &amp; HAPPY K; , HOP OFF (D # y V v &lt;v" u •‘C Ship and Sail under the Stars and Stripes to all parts of the world SHIPS with the Stars and Stripes blowing from their masts are once more sailing the seven seas. They arc, by the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, ultimately to be owned and operated privately by citizens of the United States.” They are American ships, carrying passengers and, as President Harding has said, . . carrying our cargoes in American -bottoms to the marts of the world.” Keep our splendid ships on the seven seas under the Stars and Stripes by sailing and shipping on them. Free use of Shipping Board films Use of Shipping Board motion picture films, four reels, free on request of any mayor, pastor, postmaster, or organization. SHIPS FOR SALE (To American citizens only) Steel steamers both oil and coal burners. Also wood steamers wood hulls and ocean-going tugs. Further information may be obtained by reo.uest. For sailings of pas...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIa Head of Public School System of Ya. DEPARTMENT REPRESENTED College, Graduate, Law, Medicine, Engineering to deserving students. sio.oo coveis all costa to Virginia students In the Academic Department. Send for catalogue. HOWARD WINSTON, Registrar University, Va. Mention this paper in answering adt
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
NOTICE OF TOWN ELECTION NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the town of Monterey, Ya that an elecaion for mayor and six councilmen for said town will be held at COURT HOUSE in said town on the second Tuesday in June, 1921. This notice is given in accordance with the provision of section 2999 of the Code of Virginia. W. N. BIRD, Sheriff. The Highland Recorder and The Thrice-a-Week World both for a year 12.35, in advance.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 3 June 1921
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WOMEN HAVE EIGHT STAGES Statistician Tells of Feminine Views and Acts at the Various Periods of Their Lives. [Newspaper Article] — The Recorder — 10 June 1921
WOMEN HAVE EIGHT STAGES Statistician Tells of Feminine Views and Acts at the Various Periods of Their Lives. Shakespeare divided the life of man Into several stages—babyhood, boyhood, youth, maturity and old age—but a woman has gone the immortal William several better. She distributes the life of woman among eight periods. Here they are: Babyhood, childhood, girlhood, self-supporting days, life in earnest, housekeeping or homemaking, downgrade and widowhood or dependence. The divisions are not mathematically precise, but they square fairly well with the typical life of average women. The woman carries babyhood and childhood to the age of fifteen; characterizes the three years following as carefree time; sees her sisters as workers between eighteen and twentyfour; says that from twenty-four to thirty-five life is earnest; states that 83 of every 100 women between thir-ty-five and forty-five are bearing and rearing children; finds only 14 of the 100 at work yet between forty-five and ...