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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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While Cordes avoids reducing "the Church" to the ordained and consecrated, he nonetheless values the importance of hierarchy and its hardworking members.
Cordes thinks that two of his other horses may help him clinch the top prize if they take up entries at the weekend.
Cordes said the group aimed to open three Real and eight Media Markt markets in Turkey, and a shopping mall in Istanbul in 2009.
Cordes, Cashen and Gu plan to be at today's seventh and final stage, which starts at noon in Santa Clarita and ends in Pasadena with six five-mile laps around the Rose Bowl.
He said it appeared Mr Cordes, 63, from Middleton, got out of his car and approached the 64-year-old driver.
Mr Cordes may not have been in the new job long enough to replace Mr Schrempp when the chief executive is due to step down in 2008.
MADRID, Spain--Archbishop Paul Cordes, president of the Pontifical Council "Cor Unum," the Vatican office that promotes charitable giving and distributes aid from Pope John Paul II, attended the international donors' conference on Iraq to signal the Vatican's moral and financial support for rebuilding Iraq and fostering democracy in the nation.
Rome -- Speaking about why Christians celebrate Jesus' birth, Archbishop Paul Cordes, president of the Pontifical Council "Cot Unum," noted that this question, which seems superfluous, must be answered again today in a spirit of faith, whether in reference to some of our contemporaries or to some politicians.
FOOD NETWORK'S BEST: Here's a fun book: ``Food Network Best of The Best Of,'' by Jill Cordes & Marc Silverstein, hosts of the network's popular show of the same name.
In an interview with German newspaper Tagesspiegel, DaimlerChrysler board member Eckhard Cordes said his company plans to take legal action after determining the amount of losses on the investment.
Eva Cordes, estranged daughter of a tabloid-fodder Hollywood has-been, graduates from high school early and moves to LA to live with her Aunt Laurel, a top talent agent who promises to mare her a star.