Progress in Kansas

Yes, Admiral Byrd
Should Be Grateful

SOME answers (a few not so dumb) found on rural school examination papers by County Superintendent Carl Eisenbise of Hiawatha:

Mark Twain was our greatest Pony Express writer.

The melting pot was all the farmers getting together.

The chief carrying devices of the middle ages were scarlet fever, whooping cough and measles.

The best health rules are: 1—Not to say anything. 2—Tend to your own business.

The best part of wind is fresh air.

I think Columbus was greater than Byrd because if it hadn’t been for Columbus, Byrd wouldn’t have known there was a new continent to go to so he could sail to the South Pole.

Prohibition caused the Civil War.

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