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Schott's Miscellany 25 June 2009

The Korean War began when North Korean troops invaded South Korea (1950)


TRADITIONAL U.S. STATE INDUSTRIES #3

NORTH CAROLINA: ranks first in tar and turpentine
OHIO: ranks first in agricultural implements and wool
OREGON: takes the palm for cattle raising
PENNSYLVANIA: ranks first in rye, iron, steel, petroleum, and coal
RHODE ISLAND: in proportion to its size, outranks all other states in value of manufactures
SOUTH CAROLINA: ranks first in phosphates
TENNESSEE: ranks second in peanuts
TEXAS: ranks second in cattle and cotton
UTAH: ranks third in silver
VERMONT: ranks fourth in copper
VIRGINIA: ranks first in peanuts
WEST VIRGINIA: ranks fifth in salt & coal
WISCONSIN: ranks second in hops

from A Perpetual Calendar, L.S.F. Pinaud, 1896


We are not free to use today, or to promise tomorrow, because we are already mortgaged to yesterday.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82)
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