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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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She claimed that the newborn was alive when she delivered her and cut the umbilical cord with a knife in her room.
A pair of paramedics cut the umbilical cord on the street before mom and baby were brought inside.
A midwife arrived and cut the umbilical cord and baby Elene was wrapped in a towel and bundled into the hospital.
That's why it's time for offensive coordinator Hue Jackson to finally cut the umbilical cord to quarterback John Fox.
It also appears that the mother delivered the baby in a dirty place and used unhygienic tools to cut the umbilical cord," said the doctor.
Ronaldo, 32, is said to have been present during the whole delivery and to have reportedly cut the umbilical cord himself, with his fiancEe's father also there.
Mr Bird, who has two children from his first marriage, said: "Apparently a grandmother cut a baby's toe when she cut the umbilical cord.
They helped James cut the umbilical cord and whisked mum and baby to Inverclyde Hospital in Greenock for a check-up.
She booked a maternity room at Wrexham Maelor Hospital so she could be at the birth and cut the umbilical cord for the child they called "Katie".
Stunned David, 27, arrived at the maternity unit just in time to cut the umbilical cord.
We used to use seashells to cut the umbilical cord.
A GIRL of 14 who did not even know she was pregnant accidentally stabbed her new-born baby while trying to cut the umbilical cord.