Dyke upon his leaving as Superintendent of The American Marble & Toy Manufacturing Company in 1892. When deposits of excellent quality sand for glass making was discovered just outside of Akron, in the early 1890s, this glass sand manufacturing company was founded; the company pioneered the development of sandstone crushing machinery; after a fire and litigation, was appointed receiver by the bank; Leighton turned the company around and made it profitable, much to the delight of the bankers; produced fine glass sands for Ohio and Midwest glass factories. Origin uncertain; perhaps a diminutive of alabaster; qualified etymology accepted by Webster's New International Dictionary (2nd ed.) and the American College Dictionary (New York, 1947); may have had origin in the game of bowling (see 1 above). (ROBERTS) Also, the term croton refers to a plant with variegated (different colors) leaves. were at times partners and at times fierce competitors. It is a hand-gathered, machine-made marble using the rare oxblood color of glass.
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, one of Americas finest castles, now stands upon this site. Jaspers are a variegated white-bodied stoneware with different colored lines of blue, green and rarely pink, running through the body of the marble. Also called an immie or imitation agate in the historic record; cornelian is an antiquated spelling of the more modern usage carnelian.
At the proper moment the shooter is flicked towards its target by the middle finger of the right hand. A marble game; also the apparatus used in the game; same as Roley Boley and Bridgeboard; also the carved out tunnel-like holes, of various sizes, in the apparatus called a marble rake, or simply rake. A players term; describing a shooting style used in many marbles games played in Asia and elsewhere.
The player must plant their right thumb on the ground; a 25 mm (one inch) marble is then placed in front of the middle finger of the right hand; the thumb and forefinger of the left hand draw the marble back, bending the middle finger to its maximum point.
Washington is the largest supplier of cherries in the United States, and exports them to places like China, Korea, Australia, Brazil and Japan.
Was a huge center of ceramic manufacturing in the 19 centuries; achieving in the year 1900, the title of largest producer of ceramic good in the world. The office of this company, Sams office, was at Halls Corners, the heart of Akrons business district, a very prestigious address in 1890s Akron. A copy of the old German marble mills, this was Americas only marble mill. Marys marbleworks to the partnership of Sellers Peltier and Berry Pink who changed the name of the company to : noun.
These prized marbles were still sold in the USA in the 1970s, but are unavailable from any source today. (1911-1951) A marble company located in Akron, Ohio, formed in 1911 to sell glass marbles made by The M.
F, Christensen & Son Company and sold through direct advertising in popular boys magazines.
At the correct moment the player releases the marble and is projected forward towards its target. A term used in the glass marble industry for a marble-forming machine; consisting of twin, helically grooved cylinders, which turns a gob, or charge of molten glass into a sphere.
Invented by Martin Frederick Christensen of Akron, Ohio, around 1910; the design of which was stolen and patented in 1915 by his trusted bookkeeper Horace C. A beautiful type of glass that has tiny sparkling grains in its body; it is the result of manipulating the furnace environment while melting a batch of formula into glass.
In 1915 the company opened their own marble factory in Clarksburg, West Virginia, but companys office and owners remained in Akron.