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November 14, 1921

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THE FAIRMOUNT NEWS student that It was from Mexico that MR. JINKS WAS DISCOURAGED SEEK MYSTERY OF CAHOKIA MOUND until it las become a hobby wiih a large proportion of men here. More Interest is being taken in gardening than in golf, baseball or other FKits during the summer months, Recording to those who have made ;i study of th situation. l a Citrus By-Products. In co-operation with the citrus fruit growers of California, the United States bureau of chemistry has been trying for some years past to develop methods whereby profitable uses might be found for the enormous quantities of oranges and lemons which now go to waste because unlit for shipment. It does not pay to ship to market any fruit that is not first class and in prime condition. Of waste oranges, called "culls." there are 14,(XX) tons a year. What shall he done with them? A partial answer to the question is furnished by a score of factories which have already been put in operation for the production of marmalade and jellies. Also, a profitable market has been found for omnge oil and lemon oil, orange vinegar, citric acid and dried orange peel. Fresh orange acid is used for the marmalade, while the oil is extracted by pressure from the skins. Up to the present time all of oil orange oil and lemon has come from Italy and Sicily. With All His Hard Work on "Flivver,' All He Could Do Was Make the Horn Squawk. Mr. Jinks has been the proud possessor of a brand-new flivver for nearly three weeks, and his precious treasure is never far from his thoughts. Every moment he can spare is devoted to polishing its glossy i-oat or tinkeringwith its vitals in the effort to discover the cause of its occasional spells of mulish balkiness. The other night about two o'clock Mrs. Jinks was awakened by terrific yowls emitted by the family cut. Now the cat was a peaceful pussy and not at all given to nocturnal vocal demonstrations. Imagine Mrs. Jinks' astonishment when she arose and discovered her husband" sitting on the edge of the bed. vigorously twisting the cat's tail round and round. "John," she protested, rescuing her pet with some difficulty, "what on earth are you doing?" Mr. Jinks was evidently in a somnambulistic state, for he scratched his head and responded sleepily : "Sir won't go, honey; sh' simply won't go. I've cranked an' cranked an' th horn squawks, an' thash all. Guesh "11 have t' sen' 'er up fer repairs. Some-thin' mush be matter wizzer magneto. 'Sdarn shame, an' ain't paid fer yet, even !" From Nuggets. DOG RECOGNIZED ITS HOME Even at Sea, and at Some Distance, Animal Knew Destroyer to Which It Belonged. Except for the serial numbers painted boldly on the bow, most persons have the greatest difficulty in recognizing one of the 3(H destroyers In the United States navy from another, but there is a dog aboard the destroyer Schenck No. lol which seems in this regard to have far more than human Intelligence. This dog of no particular breed has been aboard the Schenck for about two years. Officers aboard the Schenck are toll-In the storv of how, not long ago. . when the vessel wont from Pensacola to Guant."n;:mo. the dog was lost, lie I could not be- found when the time fr i departure arrived, although the crew had been searching the town for him for almost two hours. It developed that the dog. after the i Schenck departed, reached another de stroyer and went to sea with them. During the voyage the two destroyers vssod well out to sea. The dog was on the bridge and barked so loudly that he attracted the attention of the Schenck. BEARSKIN A MARK OF HONOR Five British Regiments Won Right to Wear Headdress, at the Battle of Waterloo. Tvocently published portraits of the kins of England at the historic Pritish ceremony, "trooping of the colors," at the Horse guards parade in London show hint wearing the high, shaggy bearskin headdress which appears to the uninitiated to be a heavy, uncomfortable articJe of apparel. As a matter of fact it is not as uncomfortable as it looks. The bearskin, as it Is called to dis tinguish it from the shako wild busby. t- ,.i lilt- 111 til- m.-.-m, bear and stretched over a basketlike framework. In reality it is not any heavier than the oldtime helmet. The one the king wore on this occasion had a white plume on the side, the insignia of the tirenadier guards, of which regiment King George is honorary colonel. Five Pritish Guard regiments are entitled to wear the bearskin, a distinction they won at Waterloo when the Pritish guards defeated the Old Guard of Napoleon, who wore thin towering form of headdress. Pesides the Grenadier guards a regiment dating from the time of Charles II, the CoJdstream. Sco;s. Irish and Welsh guards, the latter formed 'luring the World war, wear bearskins. They form the brigade of Foot guards in peace time and are part of the household troops, whose duties include the guarding of Puckingham and St. James palaces. Memorial for Baxter Dogs. At the summer home of Governor Paxter of Maine on Mackworth island, Caseo lniy, are buried all the dogs owned by him which have died since lST. says a Post on dispatch to the New York Times. The governor is now having m:-.de a bronze tablet, giving the names uid record of these animals. This will rest on the fa-e of a big granite bowlder, around which the dog have been buried. The dogs were all of the same family and strain of Irish setters. The first and gtvat grandmoiln-r was Glcn-cora. given to the governor In 1ST by his father, the late James 1. Pax'er of Portland, Me. The governor has -raised, about seventy-five of these dogs, and while he has soV.1 a few. most f those be ha- not kef t have been sriven to friends. .Prof. VV. K. Moorehead to Open Illinois Relic of Prehistoric Inhabitants. WORK SIMILAR TO THE AZTECS Exploration May Develop Information of Surpassing Interest to Archaeologists Greatest Structure of Kind in World. East St. Louis. III. Proh:ng of the mysteries of the treat Cahokia mound near this city has been begun by Prof. Warren K. Moorehead of And-ver, Mass upon the suggestion of the SmUnsonian institution, universities and scientific associations. With a corps of experienced assistants he will open Cahokia and the chain of Ti other mounds in Madison and St. Clair counties which furnish the most remarkable memorials of North Amor-lea. Exploration may develop Information of surpassing Interest and value to archaeologists. Covering 16 acres, the Cahokia mound, which is HW feet in height. Is the greatest structure of its kind in the world. It was supposedly a religious temple. Archaeologists estimate that the settlement of the mound builders numbered not less than 150.-0X Inhabitants at the height of Its prosperity. At First Agriculturists. The size of the settlement site, as It can be imagined from the ruins, the agricultural type of much of fhe work in flint, such as the great spades and hoes almost peculiar to that vicinity, and the rich alluvial bottomland combine to show mat the Caho-kians were probably at first agriculturists. They probably fished and hunted to seme etent. but they, doubtless, depended for tbeir subsistence ujon their laV.or ;n the field and their staple fox! was unquestionably eorn, It is believed that the appearance of the bison required in the abandonment of agriculture and the development of the cha-e, with the result that the community became nomadic and gradually crumbled and dispersed to the four quarters of the continent. Believed to Have Come From Mexico. The preponderance of evidence so far discovered is that the people of Cahokia were worshipers e-f the sun. There is so nm-Ti about Cahokia that is similar to the works of the Aztecs that the convict! on is forced upon the i those people came to tne .mimsmpii valley, bringing their religion, their . : ".. a.ir ivm their mode of life and their middle order of priml- j tive civilization. EVn If the exploration of the Caho kia mound Is not followed n. - , portant discoveries, it is certain mat the control by the state will be, given srreater momentum when the people of Illinois are brought to a realization of its archaeological value. Up to the present time the Cahokia and other table-like turmuli In the group have not been explored much more deeply than the plow and spade can work. FINDS COAL VEIN IN STREET Property Owner Can't Mine It for Fear of Destroying Buildings of Great Value. Pottsville, Pa. A rich vein of coal, two feet thick, was found under the curbstone of Harry Lord of North Third street. There is no doubt that the vein contains thousands of tons of coal, but it cannot be mined, as such action would weaken buildings of great value. The excavation made, by which the cost I was discovered, was for the purpose of placing a gasoline tank under the pavement. Mr. Lord took a ton of the vein and found it of good burning quality. The find is near the court house and shows, as has been believed, that large quantities of coal are immediately underneath the Svhuykill county temple of justice. KING BARS CREAM HORSES '(mall Owinn to lnhrd. ! ing. London. The famous six cream ponies, which, were formerly part of the state pageantry of London, will rever appear again drawing the royal coach through the London streets, as, oing to inbreeding, the stock has grown too small for eerenion'nl purposes and their places have been taken by the "royal blacks." The stock of creams, however, will r,r allowed to die out altogether, for the king has presented them to the army council, and in future they will be used rs-s cavalry druin horses. j Home Gardening Beats Gclf. Detroit, Mich. Thousands of Ie-troiters w!n acquired the gardening habit during the war have continue! ! the practice of making and tending j patches of vegetables and smaH fruits , High .hie FOR SALE FOR SALE Mailing lists. Names and addresses 1,000 Grant county farmers. Up-to-date, Address Box 38, Fairmount, Ind. FOR SALE Cheap. Set of drawing instruments, in good condition. CaH Main 1G6, after 5:30 p. m. FOR SALE Remington Typewriter, good as new. Will sell for $25 for quick sale. Call Mr. York at Drop ' Forge. FOR SALE Five-room cottage; good will; fpod coal shed, and two lots. $500 takes this for quick sale. Leon Green, 13CG Marion avenue, Marion, Ind. FOR SALE Best Kentucky free burning egg coal for ranges. Price $7.50 per ton at the bin. A. A. Ulery & Co. FOR S.ALE Good washing machine, cheap. Phone 247-1 on Red. FOR SALE My residence properties. One 7-room house, corner Madison arJ S.ycaniore; one 9-room house, corner Second ar.d Mill street. W. L. Swaim. FOR SALE One Guernsey cow; fresh Phone 4 on 19, Fowlerton. FOUND FOUND Male hog, Poland China, about 300 pounds. Owner can reclaim by proving- property and pay-in'g costs. Newton Allen. WANTED LIVE AGENTS WANTED to handle-city trade for the genuine Watkins Products. A real opportunity. Write for free sarr.pie and particulars. J. R. Wutkins Company, Dept. 70, Winona, Minn. MISCELLANEOUS FOP. QUICK Auto service call W. G Moon, T01 South Walnut street. Thone 382-2 rings on Red. TYPEWRITERS. Clean ?d, repaired, sold. Ribbons, supplies. W rite, phone, call, Arnold's Typewriter Shop, Phone I5t. Ncx. to Lytic Theatre downstairs. Marion. Ind. I pi M l EHIIIIilllillllllllllllllllllllllllililHIIIIIIIW Kipling's "Brevities." It is quite true, as Mrs. Gerould says, that Mr. Kipling's fame rests upon "significant brevities," but what she and critics of a similar complexion cannot sec is that these "brevities" are "significant" jn a sense diametric-ally opposed to her interpretation of the word. She means, of course, to be complimentary, to intimate that Mr. Kipling is brief from choice; whereas the exact reverse is the truth, and, far from being brief from choice, Mr. Kipling is brief from necessity. Mrs. Gerould would intimate that Mr. Kipling prefers the short story, whereas, in point of fact. Mr. Kipling's gifts restrict him to the short story. F. A. Waterhouse, In the Yale Review. Pioneer Log Building Restored. An old log building, near Chehalis. Wash., which housed one of the first federal courts ever held in the Pacific northwest, has been rehabilitated and presented to the state. The building, erected in 1S-K. housed Gen. Phil Sheridan and fu'ii. George P. McCiellan when they were in the northwest before the Civil -war and had to travel between Fort Vancouver, on the (V i luiiihia river, and Fort Stoilacoon. on Puget sound. ' Prize Stock for Canada. ! The prince of Wales won most of the prizes with his exhibits of Short-' horn cattle and Shropshire sheep at the agricultural show, held recently in England, lie declared his intention of shipping some of these farm aristocrats to his ranch in Alberta, Canada, where there is already a line blooded aggregation. Edition v Ni' X xjr Xy X- x X' x X' XX Xj' Xy' X Xy' wiww N 21st School Thanksgiving M Next November Those desiring extra copies should place their order at once, as the edition will be limited. onday9 vvvvr vvvvvvvvvvv X XX IT Advertisers must have their copy in not later than next Thursday evening. v v V -r w' XX XV N-' y xi- -vw X x V V V V Xi- V miiiiiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii:

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