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.In manga, especially shoujo, bullies tend to read from the same playbook.They tend to be more relational bullying or anonymous intimidation than the physical bullying more common in shonen works. A type of fibrous quarts called chalcedony; used to make marbles highly desired by players, as in bulls-eye agate. A name adopted by early American marble manufacturers to describe any and all classes, types and styles of marbles, including; ceramic, as in the trademarked Dykes American Agates, registered to Samuel C.
F, Christensen & Son Company and sold through direct advertising in popular boys magazines.When ground into spheres the marble appears to have a bulls-eye design at one pole.