How to use Joplin in a sentence
Joplin is the trade centre of a rich agricultural and fruit-growing district, but its growth has been chiefly due to its situation in one of the must productive zinc and lead regions in the country, for which it is the commercial centre.
The value of Joplin's factory product in 1905 was $3,006,203, an increase of 2 9.3% since 1900.
In 1871 Joplin was laid out and incorporated as a town; in 1872 it and a rival town on the other side of Joplin creek were united under the name Union City; in 1873 Union City was chartered as a ctiy under the name Joplin; and in 1888 Joplin was chartered as a city of the third class.
The ores of the Joplin district, in the Ozark uplift in the Mississippi Valley, are remarkable in that they are specially adapted to mechanical concentration.
The zinc and lead of the Joplin district of Missouri are in the limestone of this system, and the corresponding limestone in some parts of Colorado, as at Leadville, is one of the horizons of rich ore.Advertisement
It is served by the St Louis & San Francisco, the Missouri Pacific, and the St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern railways, and is connected with Webb City and Joplin, Mo., and Galena, Kan., by the electric line of the Southwest Missouri railway.
Well-crystallized specimens are met with at many localities; for example, formerly at Wheal Towan (hence the name towanite, which has been applied to the species) in the St Agnes district of Cornwall, at Freiberg in Saxony, and Joplin, Missouri.
Jacob's Cavern (q.v.), near Pineville, McDonald county, disclosed on exploration skeletons of men and animals, rude implements, &c. Crystal Cave, near Joplin, Jasper county, has its entire surface lined with calcite crystals and scalenohedron formations, from I ft.
The so-called "Joplin district" of south-western Missouri and south-eastern Kansas-three-fourths of it being in Missouri-produces ninetenths of all the zinc mined in the United States.
The history of the St Francois, Granby and Joplin districts has been sensational.Advertisement
In the Joplin mining region a considerable amount of ores is smelted, but the bulk of the ores is sent into Kansas for smelting.
In addition to St Louis, 2 Kansas City and St Joseph, the leading cities in 1900 were Joplin, Springfield, Sedalia, Hannibal, Jefferson City, Carthage, Webb City and Moberly.
It is in the neighbourhood of a lead and zinc mining region, where surface lead was discovered in 1873 and systematic mining began in 1887; among the cities of the state it is second to Joplin in mineral importance, and has large ironworks and flour-mills; mining machinery also is manufactured.
On the other hand, it offers rarities such as Scott Joplin's The Entertainer arranged for solo tuba.
In 1906 the value of zinc-ore shipments from this MissouriKansas (or Joplin) district was $12,074,105, and of shipments of lead ore, $3,048,558.Advertisement
Remember when Janis Joplin sang "Freedom's just another word for 'nothing left to lose'"?
Joplin was much more than just a ragtime composer, as can be seen in this vibrant collection of short works for piano.
On the other hand, it offers rarities such as Scott Joplin 's The Entertainer arranged for solo tuba.
Deschanel was tapped to play the role of Janis Joplin in a movie based on the singer's life.
After she spent months training to copy Joplin's unique voice, the film was shelved.Advertisement
Helping popularize the trend of low cut jeans was the fact that celebrities, such as Janis Joplin and Twiggy lived in their hip huggers.
Haight Street is filled with the former homes of such stars as Janis Joplin and members of the Grateful Dead.