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 - FIND MOSASAURUS REMAINS Twenty-one complete...
FIND MOSASAURUS REMAINS Twenty-one complete ribs and 29 ver- trebrae of the Mosasaurus, a prehistoric mammoth that scientists say roamed North America in the Upper Cretaceous period, about 100,000,000 years ago, were found by two students of the University of Texas, working under the direction of Dr. H. B. Stenzel. The students are Clyde Ikins, of Weatherford, and John Peter Smith, of Dallas. The find was made on Onion creek, near Austin. Dr. Stenzel regards the find as especially important because the bones are not crushed and the specimen is almost perfect. perfect. streets. By dropping a nickel in the slot, the autoist is entitled to 45 or 60 minutes parking time. When time is up the machine displays a green flag for parking overtime the autoist is liable to a fine in court. MARITAL CONDITION OF TEXAS POPULATION According to the 1930 Federal census, census, there were 2,015,112 males in Texas Texas who were 15 years of age and over. Of this number 656,743, or 32.6 per cent, were single; 1,235,686, or 61.3 per cent, were married, and 92,306, or 4 6 per cent, were widowed. There were 27,808 divorced. As of the same date there were 1,933,472 women in Texas were 15 years of age and over. Of this number 449,556, or 23.3 per cent were single, and 1,231,276, or 63 7 per cent, were married. There were 213 763, or 11.1 per cent, classed as widow There were 37,182 divorced 446-YEAR-OLD SWORD Four hundred and forty-six years ago, when Christopher Columbus was high m the esteem of Ferdinand and Isabella ot Spam, Gonsalvo de Cordova was a sword - wearing, swashbuckling Grandee Grandee of the Spanish Court. In 1903 a coal miner at Lyra, Palo Pinto county Texas, a descendant of Gonsalvo, was il and called Dr. B. L. Jenkins, of Clarendon. So pleased was the miner with the physician's treatment that he presented him de Cordova's sword. Also he gave Dr. Jenkins a sword picked up at the San Jacinto battlefield. Dr. Jenkins Jenkins has loaned both swords to the ponley County Museum, at Clarendon, for permanent display. High Lights of the Republic of Texas (Continued from Page 2) Texas formally admitted to the Union Admission, however, did not actually take place until February, 1846, after the Texas congress had ratified the act as passed by* tfie Congress of the United United States,

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  1. The Hearne Democrat,
  2. 17 Jul 1936, Fri,
  3. Page 10

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