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YILLE. NC.;Ta CAROLINA
Evidence of Mayan Influ
1 ence Also I Found.
. Chicago. Illinois has it own pyr
amid which, while they to - jot
reveal the., wealth of burled cltlea
uch aa found In the Near East
cavationa, atm ihow with aclentjflc
accuracy the cultural evolution i of
the preblatorlc people who dwelt in
these valleys lone ego.
A report of the Bummer work
by an expedition of the department
of anthropology of the University
of Chicago to tne mounua im .
Ohio fiver was made by Prot Fay-
Cooper Cole, head or. tne ueparv
meat, and bis research assistant,
Thome Duell, who was in charge
of the group of fifteen. The site la.
eight miles from Paducah on the
Illinois side of the river, if ,
As this site Is near the meeting
place of live rivers and therefore a
natural trading place for prehis
toric as well as for historic groups.
Doctor Cole expected to find evi
dence of a mingling of cultures
there, and be baa not been disap-,
The Intimate connection between
Arkansas, Ohio and Illinois groups
Is shown, adding to the material
for the survey which U being made
of ancient cultures of the entire
Mississippi valley region. This
whole Is s gradual story of the In
fluence of mld-Amerlcan cultures
spreading northward, according to
Outgrowth of Contacts.
It was not-necessarily an Inva
sion, or a migration of the Aztec
and Mayan people, but the slow out
growth of contacts by hunting, trade
"It Is almost a certainty," said Doc
tor Cole, "that the Ideas put Into
execution by these people- of the
Illinois mounds spread from middle
America. Before the discovery of
America, the Central and South
American plateaus were centers of
.The American sge that Is being
uncovered In these mounds might
be compared with the Neolithic In
Europe. The last occupation was
close to the Spanish invasion. The
first occupation may have been a
thousand years earlier.
There are about 100 seres on the
Ite worked upon during the sum
mer. It was a village site, with a
playground Indicated by the finding
of "chunky stones," or disks, with
which the people played. The
burial grounds have not been foand.
Only the body of one infant was
discovered. The main site worked
over was the "House pyramid,"
which covers one and eight-tenths
acres and is 30 feet high.
Two Different Cultures.
There are two other pyramid-like
mounds and a number of low hil
locks. In one village site four
houses were uncovered, one super
imposed on the other.
We Hnd here two occupations
and two different cultures," said
Naval Factory Tests
New Training Airplane
Philadelphia. Satisfactory tests
have been made of a new type
nnvni training Diane at the Phlladel
Tihio naval aircraft factory, the first
aircraft completed here under the
conditions of tbe Vinson-xrammei
The new ship will replace obso
lescent training planes now In use
at the tralnlns base at Pensacola,
Fla., and resembles more closely the
service naval scout or observation
plane than tbe conventional train
I lent H. P. Becker of tbe Ma
rine corps, official test pilot for the
factory, was highly pleased wun
th praft'a nerformance.
Tbe plane fs the first of 86 be
ing built by the navy under tne
The aircraft factory waa built
when this countrv entered the war.
but was turned over to tbe navy
to be used as an experimental tt'
tion atter toe armisuce.
..... 'I' waaawT" .
i 'is, y.
' Nit '
Linked to Aztecs
Doctor Cole.' "The top group Is the
Inwnr Mlaalsalnnl irrouo and the
lower Is the older Woodland group.
There Is an old turf line 1U reei un
der the surface wblcb separate the
"The -pyramlds,or mounus, were
the center of aboriginal life. The
house mound show bow the earth
was dumped there In bag loads to
build It These mounds were not
for. burmt, the Woodland,
groups, bnt served as structures for
bonding. Below the old turf line
la the water-borne material of the
"Soma Woodland phases are two
thousand years old."
Th TTnivenitv of Chicago . bas
been at work on this program for
Coins Show Tax Evasion
Is an Ancient Custom
bran, b'rance. That tax eva
sion Is not a modern Invention has
, HommstrnfMi bv the discovery
near here of a Callo-Boman treas
conii ntflte the cold rings,
bracelets, pearls and Celtic coins
were hidden away 1,8W) years ago
to avoid confiscation by fiscal au
This particular taxpayer looiea
the Roman government, but lost out
In the end. For the French govern
ment bas annexed the treasure.
Farm Value Falls Off
Sharp Decline la Shown in
wasningion. 01 i uv wU
In the value of American farms
since 1930, despite the fact Ihaf
they have grown both In number
, "vj - .
and acreage, was disclosed by the
agricultural census. '
The bales of figures, gatnerea in
tha rannt of farms already bas
shown that there were half a mil
lion mors farms than In 1930 and
68,400,000 more acre In cultivation.
Tbe statistics revealed, however,
By CHERIE NICHOLAS
Oriental In feellnc I tbl , silk
omhia tii nip eoatnme. The color, is
snaniah tile, embroidered In scat.
tered gold motlfa Tbe skirt of the
miii h th new front fullness.
The tunic theme If , very -popular
this sesson. Beparate tunics m
gorgeous lame or metal-shot br
Hear President at
wMfWiw - yAv. vr ( T
,-,i . Frrmont. V,.h.. to hi" T Tf
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This Li::! Canary
, Had a Lot of "It"
Anttgo, Wis. Mrs. . Muttart
saw it, too, so it's probabbly so.
Going to the kitchen to make
sure the canary bad been, given
his, water, Hugh Muttart found
a mouse running around in the
bottom of the cage. ,
. Be set trap for It, la the
Beore he went to bed, he
dropped- around by way of the
kitchen ' again, to see If the
mouse waa caught He, fonnd.lt
on tbe perch beside the canary,
neither of them a bit concerned
over i the trap below.
Loyal Wives Aid Thief f
He Faces Bigamy Charge
, Camden, N. J. Charles Brown,
arrested on a charge of stealing S75
from his employer, now la In Jail a
a bigamist because of the loyalty of
; Shortly after Brown, twenty-Sir, a
one-legged gasoline station attend
ant, was arrested, two women-i-both
claiming to be bis wife appeared
to plead for leniency as Charlle
Isn't so bad.7 1 " '
s Wife No, 1 Mary B, McCormlck,
twenty-one said she married Brown
In August, 1932, and wa the mother
of his child. She left him some time
ago. r 'Z&-:f.':'il ".
Wife No. 2 Laura Payton, nlpe
teen said she married Brown last
June. -'t--'.v.; v
31 in Five Years
tlf tha lm in 1Q.4.1 wnn nnlv 132--
284,342,378, against .$47,879,838,358
Official said this In some degree
explained the farm, mortgage dls-
explained the farm mortgage aw
pnte, that bad arisen In t sections
of Middle Westln some case,
they aald, report to the census
bureau showed that farmer were
paying on mortgage mat were
larger than the present total value
of their land.
In 15. state tbe average decrease
In valnn under IflSO was above 80
nor Mnl. In" tn nf thhl. lOWS
and South Dakota, It was about 40
per cent ' Iowa had 41.7 per cent,
South Dakota 4ftl. '
Tbe nation' bread-basket section
was hit hardest Eight of the big
middle western producing states
showed decreases of more than 80
per cent : Besides Iowa and South
Dakota, these were t Illinois, 83.8,
Kansas U Minnesota 34.9, Mis
souri, S8.7. Nebraska 372 and Ok
lahoma 86.0. '
Seven other states fell also Into
tbe x bracket .between 80 and 40
per cent decrease. They were Cali
fornia a J. a, LXHorsao as.s, raiooiu
Innl 111 A Movala R5 Virginia
30.7. Maryland 32.3 and West Vir
ginia so.5. - a
Most of, the other states had de
creases ranging between 20' and
SO per-cent. with some of the New
England states holding their value
to higher levels.
Airrlnnltiirfll ' PTnArta Mill thfl
valne of farm lands'" fluctuated ac
cording to farm income and that,
both . were how on the upgrade,
after reaching the bottom .In 1932.
They recited farm income statis
tic far th lOSIViU nertnif tft ahnw
that the . spread between ' Income
waa about the same as oeiween
land values- In the first and last
years. ? ;. , . '
The agricultural share or the na
tional income for those year was
fixed at! 1930, 16,820,000.000 1 1031,
$4,650,000,000; 1932, 83,582.000,000;
1933, $4,557,000,000, and 1934, f 5,
287,000,000. . " , K
cades are worn over velvet skirts.
The two-piece tunic dress la smart
tnr ilavtlm wear done In cravat
Ilka or silk crepes In any one ef
the rich Italian colors tnat are so
fashionable this season. f
W' i -',' ''J
.: : ' I tWi BaaJ. Milk i.. .
Bostou. The dally breakfast of
p.,ha' nnlar hear at the Vranfilln
Park aoov conslstr of t loaves of
bread washed aowa. , wiw , two
quarts of milk.. - -,-. ,
" 't r.H..v'!t Se from the rear
OUR COMIC SECTION
FINNEY OF THE
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f uiuv urvr? Of HAVIM1 ENOUfirt MlM ' J HE MKirtT AS1 VIELU K
m ffl ' I I Vl. OP WORK HE'P TO r
TfeLt. MB A- BUJCkTS BETORfs
luutU tn Gel"' Nr T ? t
in the Lives of Little Men;.
. 1 1 11 HIT
By OdMrae ' , ,'
e iw Mmimr iMa
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'.' 'PATTER!'! S0I4
itkm' aa never a ' truer phrase
than that and how well It applies ,
here I For before you know It your
dress 1 cut and -ready to, stitch. ;
Thl pattern Is d easy to follow.
There's everything new about the -line
of this fetching bouse frock.
With It contrasting surplice racin
and doesn't It look like a different
dress when huttoned op to the neck.
see small sketch with tnose enor- .
mons buttons? When bousehol.l
chorea are finished button up th s
deep pointed urpuce anu wwr -frock
to market It'a amart enough.
Try It In colorful novelty cotton of $ ,
gingham. - , s "
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Size 80. require yarua oo
-u.i-.j u .aril onntrastlnir. Com--
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Send FIFTEEN CENTS In coins or
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.pi, indv Vnatomer ' entered ... the j,.
store and headed atralght for the pro-t
prietor. v - ' .
You sold' me some rotten apples,
yesterday." she said, "and I'm bring-,
log them back to you."' ' '
"That's all right way, , nasmy -annimrireil
the merchant "Yon
! needn't have taken the trouble to bring '
them back.: Your word's Just as good
aa the apples." . (
All Stolea ' '
Composer My tunes are th- chll
dren .of my brain., 't. v ' ' " ,
Pianist res, by adoption. Stray
Stories Magazine. ' , T
- . .Taktag the Coast. f
i Disgruntled Second Wbj don't ,
yon use your feet a bit more? ,
' Borer The- refereca too rassy. .
" ' .'".Room for Others ' )-'
"Sometime 1 don't speak for hour .
at a time." ' '
"Thanks for those kind voids.".