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Temple Built to Honor
Great Egyptian Goddess The temple at Denderah Is one of the most famous temples in all Egypt According to the historical facts which the scientists have been sble to dig out of the hieroglyphic records, It was restored by Pharaoh Pepl I, who lived four thousand rears ago In the Sixth dynasty. There Is a high wall round the temple, with a majestic gateway, and to walk through this gateway Is to be awed by the majesty of the columns of the entrance ball. The capitals of these columns are graven In the Image of Hathor, the goddess to whom the temple Is dedi cated. She is represented as a wom an with the ears of a heifer and with hair flowing down both sides >f her head. A center aisle leads through the Ball of Columns to the shrine prop er. On each side of this aisle are chambers which are Identified by hieroglyphic Inscriptions denoting their particular uses. Also there Is a gallery encircling the shrine and from this still other chambers open. On the roof of the temple Is a shrine to Osiris and here there are hieroglyphics describing the ritual of the Osiris cult. Even Primitive Peoples Had Reckoning Systems There have been systems of reck oning time found among the rec ords left by the most primitive peo ples. Well regulated systems exist ed In the Egyptian, Babylonian, Syrian and many other early na tions. The Roman and Greek cal endars were taken from the Egyp tian, Babylonian, Phoenician. The Julian calendar was derived from these and from the ancient Roman calendar and was proclaimed about B. C. 46. Pope Gregory In 1585 A. D. authorized the revision of the Julian calendar, which was adopted by the Roman Catholic countries, but not by Great Britain or America until 1752. By this time there was a va riance between the calendars of those nations and those adopting the Gregorian calendar at the ear lier date, necessitating an adjust ment of 11 days. The Gregorian ! calendar has now been adopted by practically all the Christian nations , and for business purposes by such j nations as Japan and China. Molasses Window* An English scientist has devel oped a method which may prove one of the most Important Inven tions for many years. At the pres j ent time the world produces more ; sugar than it can use for food. One of the great problems is to know what to do with the surplus. The invention concerns a process by means of which crude sugar In the form of molasses can be converted into a substance as hard and as transparent as glass. It has, more over, the valuable property of pass ing the health-giving ultra-violet rays which are stopped by ordinary window glass. The material can be blown, molded, or rolled, Just like glass. Sundial for Nightwork A sort of sundial which works without the sun is being erected on the top of a Moorish tower in the gardens of the port of Guayaquil, in Ecuador. A powerful beacon light is being revolved from the top of the tower, operated electrically from a synchronized clock. The beams of light, which makes a com plete revolution every 12 hours, will tell the time at night by shining on a number of well-known landmarks as It revolves. The same spots will be lighted up at the same time every night. Odd Australian Animal The jerboa, or jerboa rat, which in habits the southern portion of Aus tralia Is an Interesting little ani mal. Its body is three Inches, Its tall four Inches long, the last inch of the tall being black and tufted like a lion’s. The body color is gray, white underneath. The hind legs resemble those of a kangaroo, the white feet having four claws. The short front legs have five fingers. Its head Is pointed, Its ears particularly large, eyes small and bright Boost for Boston*** “American Well Wisher” writes In the London Dally Telegraph, “ ‘Londonah’ pays the Americans a compliment (quite unwittingly) when he credits them with giving the first letter In the alphabet its right pronunciation. A cultured and much-traveled friend, an English man, told me that the best English he ever heard spoken was In Bos ton (Mass., U. S. A.). Having lived there many years I believe this to be true.” Flower Growing a Gamble Southern France and Italy and Spain to a lesser extent, having succeeded certain oriental and Bal kan regions as the center of produc tion of flowers and their essences, enjoy a quite lucrative trade from them. It Is an Important business. Since growing regions for choice products are small, crop failures, not unusual with so delicate a product, cause abrupt and violent fluctuations. For the same reason, speculation In these commodities Is (ambling of a most precarious sort Indian Relics Gathered From New Jersey Caves Scientists carefully going over the 1 j ground at Moodys Rock and Bev ans have recovered some very in teresting relics of the Indian occu pancy of that part of the state of i New Jersey. These articles are on exhibition at the state capitul and they include celts (blade-like ln struments), arrowheads of jasper and chalcedony (a whitish quartz of waxlike luster), bone awls and stone drills. An unidentified piece, possibly a ceremonial stone, is one of the most Interesting relics un covered at Bevens. The slate orna ment Is grooved In the middle, the reverse side showing a round In lentatlon. At Bevens there are two caves, opening to the left and right of the rock roof projection, which ii about 60 feet long. The cave to the right Is low and damp, the one to the left Is dry, habitable and 7 feet high. While material had been taken from this shelter dur- I ing a previous excavation many years ago, further diggings un* i earthed 24 arrowheads of fine fl4nt, jasper, chalcedony and rhyolite, to gether with a 4-inch spearhead, sev eral knife blades, hammerstones, : L’nlo shells (a species of mussel), ' potsherds and a thumb scraper of red jasper (used by Indians to smooth bone and soft stone Imple ments). Fabulous Birds Feature of Old Songs and Story Crane, dove, heron and duck ure among birds of historic times which resemble the-fabulous birds of an cient days. Scratched on stone, the j Chaldeans left behind them a bird with sharply curved beak. Its long wings, outspread, look like two fine toothed combs. There is the fantasy bird of the Hopl Indian artist. Round and fat, with a small head, ttie fantasy bird Is reflected in the art of Ceylon, Peru and Japan. Egypt’s thin-legged heron and Per sia’s duck In conventionalized forms reflect the Imagination of ancient story tellers who put the birds Into song and story. The albatross is in the procession of feathered spirits, with Its long pocket-tipped beak and bright eyes. i So Is the Ancient Mariner, with the shadowy albatross tied round his neck, on the deck of a ship that drifts becalmed upon “a painted ocean.”—New York Times Maga zine. New York Cold Spot The coldest spot in the eastern part of this country is thought to be Owl’s Head, In Franklin county. New York. Temperatures of 30 to 40 degrees below zero are not un- 1 usual there. A few winters ago the hardy souls who inhabit the hamlet : claimed 60 below. Verification wus Impossible, for the mercury in all local thermometers went down and out at about 50 below. Owl's Head lies 1,530 feet above sea level oa the northern tip of the Adirondack plateau. From this point to Ma lone the railroad drops 800 feet in less than ten miles. Winds coming direct from the North pole first strike land at Owl’s Head. Frank lin county was once described In a speech in the legislature as “the Siberia of New York,” and Owl’s Head Is its chilliest spot. A na tive, questioned about the climate, once said: “We have two seasons here. July and winter.” —Washing- ton Star. Paradise for Shoppers For centuries the center of Japan’s arts und crafts, Kyoto, the ancient capital, has never relinquished its leadership in the creation of things beautiful. Here, in tiny shops hand ed down from father to son, the secrets of the craft are jealously guarded as nimble fingers turn out the beautiful cloisonnes, the boxes and trays and cases of damascene and lacquer, the inimitable swords, whose blades surpass those of Da mascus, the bronzes In various sizes and shapes—from the huge 1 more-than-man-high lantern to the delicate silver bronze match box— the dainty Satsuma and Awata ware—Kyoto Is the shopper’s Para dise. i . Care of Goldfish Pots Goldfish should never be subject ed to extreme changes In water tem perature, and It is, therefore, ad visable to let the water stand In the room before putting the fish In the aquarium, so as to take away the chill of the freshly drawn water. For this same reason it Is a goot plan to remove and replace only part of the water at a time. Unless the aquarium la overcrowded with fish it Is not necessary to chang« the water often. " * Changed Meaning of Namas The meaning of words is always changing and one reason for this is because we adopt a word from an other language and incorporate It in our own, giving a different inter pretation to its meaning. This word ‘‘tempo" used so universally In music Is an example of this. The French word temps, means time, that is, the parts or divisions of mu sical notes, but we >do not use “temps,” or “tempo” in that sense. Neither do the Germans. Their •'Tempo wie vorker” means, the tempo primo, the former speed of the piece, not the division of notes HH&3SKB3 On the moral side an Inflexible habit of truth Implies most of the virtues. Courage, for example, ‘Without courage, for example, truth, and without truth there can be no other virtue,” was one of Sir Walter Scott’s Infrequent ethical judgments. It Is also a social grace. There is no greater hore than the man who, from some mental twist or de fect, is habitually slipshod In his statements of fact, John Buchan, writing In the London Graphic, as serts. Ido not refer to the pleas ant habit of making things a little more dramatic and amusing than they actually are, of giving a story "a cocked hat and a horse"; or the exaggerations and understatements which have a humorous purpose. I mean the incurable, half-unconscious inexactness which afflicts some peo ple who have no Intent to deceive. • But when we pass from the obvi ous duties of not telling cowardly or cruel lies and of aiming at the roug. id-ready fidelity to fact which ordinary life demands, we find the Ideal of truth-telling a diffi cult one—the amat difficult Uiloa TIRE SALE ' \ V \ ik Jfc) JL Igigl [jUHS® 1 PER CENT Values J OFF TAX FREE PRICES NOT pubu? the I T ' re Pr ' ces Slashed! j- We overbought on tax free TUST think.... 20% trade-in allowance on yom Firestone High Speed Tires I old tires and tubes, when traded in on brand and Tubes. We must move new Firestone High Speed Tires. 20% trade-in them at once and we are allowance regardless of the make or condition putting on the greatest sale of the old tires. This is positively the greatest in our history during the opportunity you have ever had to equip your next four days. 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ADDITION APPEL & SONS COOLIDGE and BORREE’S CORNER Store Now Open For Business In Coolidge TBE COOLIDGE EXAMINER I! m rm*. a ngnt conception of what truth means does not come early In education; It is its ultimate goal, and a goal not often reached. I # J Historic Mount Vernon Noted for Hospitality In a day when every true son of the Old Dominion prided himself on being a genial guest and a gener ous host, General Washington of Mount Vernon was famed for his ! hospitality, not only In Virginia but j throughout the length and breadth of the Atlantic seaboard. Morrises from Philadelphia and New York met Adamses from Boston, Carrolls ! from Carrollton and Byrds and Car , ters from the James at his table, and often a visiting Frenchman or two. Humble visitors, too, were al ways assured a welcome at Mount Vernon. The rule was that none was allowed to go away hungry. Washington himself once described his home as “a well resorted tav ern," and in a letter from Mount Ver non after his second term as Presi dent he wrote: "Mrs. Washington and myself will do what I believe has not been done within the last 20 years by us—that Is, sit down to dinner by ourselves.” ' j* I Crafts of England Os all tlie souvenirs which tour ists love to bring back with them objects of national or local crafts manship hold a first place. In Eng ! lan <* many old crafts still survive in the country places, but they must be searched >ut. Famous old Buck ingham luce can be yet obtained near Ileaconsfield from bobbins ages old, real old turned wooden bowls in cherry, yew or elm from Chea ham, pottery and beautiful pew ter, copper and brass ware at Saf fron Walden in Essex and at New port in the same county, the Dis taff Cottage Industry, old furniture and at Widdington, rush matting, the earliest form of carpet, made from the sweet-scented rushes of that green and beautiful land. Mrs. Esta L. Bajdess of Casa Grande was a pleasant caller at the Coolidge Examiner office Monday. She is a candidate for the office of Co. Recorder at the Democratic primaries in September and has her formal ___ announcement in this weeks j issue. Mrs. Bayless is an experienc ed business woman and will un doubtedly poll a good vote. J. J. Jones, democratic candi date for Recorder, made a trip over the eastern part of the county in the interest of his campaign. He visited Oracle, Mammoth, Arivapa Canyon, Winkleman, and drove over to Hayden to visit some of his old friends. Mr. Jones states that he met many old time friends on the trip, who he has known in other parts of the state, and finds politics warming up con siderably both as to state and county candidates. It is reported at Mammoth that a force of some 50 men will soon be put to work at the Houton mine, located a few miles south and near the high Wester” 1 OIL Union Aristo Heavy and Medium Per Inp Quart Firestone Batteries Sentinel Type 13 Plate 12 Months Guarantee $6.00 Allowed on DUv Old Batteries j way toward Oricale. There is a nice stream of water flowing down the Aravipa and the ranchers along the canyon have an excellent crop of fruit this year and have already market ed their first crop. Peaches will be ready for market about the sth to 10th of August. The Americanization Dep’t of the Coolidge Woman’s Club held its first meeting of the 1932-33 club year this week, when the department chairman, Mrs. James Luthy called meet ings for both Monday and Tues day mornings at her home on Coolidge Ave. Consideration was given to presidential plat forms and other campaign measures. Other meetings will 1 be announced from time to time and all women of the commun ity are welcome whether club members or not.