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How To Find Your State's Star In the Flag.
Which star of the forty-eight in the
American flag belongs to your state?
That oft-repeated question has just
been answered by Charles W. Stew
art, librarian of the navy department.
On the above diagram the stars are
numbered from left to right, to corre
spond to the order in which the states
were admitted, as shown in the table
below. To find where your state's star
is, look up its number in the table,
and find the star with the" same num-
A TAKING DOCTOR
An old negro was taken ill and call
ed in a physician of his own race.
After a time, as there were no signs
of improvement, he asked for a white
Soon after arriving, Doctor
felt the old man's pulse, and then ex
amined his tongue.
"Did your other doctor take your
temperature?" he asked.
"I don't know, boss," replied the
sick negro. "I hain't missed nothing
but my watch as yit." t
ber. That will give you the official
position of your star.
List of States in Order of Admission.
1. Delaware. 25. Arkansas.
2. Pennsylvania. 26. Michigan.
3. New Jersey. 27. Florida.
4. Georgia. 28. Texas.
5. Connecticut. 29. Iowa.
6. Massachusetts30. Wisconsin.
7. Maryland. 31, California.
8. S. Carolina. 32. Minnesota.
New York. 35.
13. Rhode Island
39. North Dakota
40. South Dakota.
47. New Mexico.