National Geographic : 1946 Mar
298 The National Geographic Magazine From Cobs He Makes Pipes of the Kind General MacArthur Smokes Till 1868, farmers made corncob pipes by hand. Then Henry Tibbe, Dutch wood turner, began making them on a lathe. Now the Missouri Meerschaum Company, at Washington, Missouri, manufactures them by carloads. To meet pipe needs, a special big, woody corncob is grown. Start Photographer J. Baylor Roberts Even the Cat Sees Something Odd in the Make-up of this Hillbilly Sow! It's that yoke on the sow's neck. She kept breaking through a picket fence to devour garden truck; so the farmer "yoked" her thus. Wearing this clumsy device, she can no longer push through a fence.