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  2. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 489 words
  3. Wit and Humor.

    "Pe, what is, scientific salesmanship?" "Selling dress suit to a man who went into a shop to buy a [?] collar." ...

    Article : 19 words
  4. MORE LUCK AT CLOSER QUARTERS.

    Sergeant (to recruit who has missed the target twenty-six consecutive times)-"Good heaven man, do something; fix your bayonet and go and stab it!" ...

    Article : 26 words
  5. A DEFIANCE.

    "You may be the stronger," said the speckled trout as the fisherman dropped [?] into the basket, "but I will nevertheless maintain that you can't knock the ...

    Article : 34 words
  6. A SHRIEK.

    Musical Maiden (after trying her voice)- "Do you think I can ever do anything with my voice professor?" Music Master (cautiously)-"Well, it may ...

    Article : 30 words
  7. SEEKING ADVICE.

    New Maid-"Please, ma'am, when I bring the dinner in, should I say 'Dinner's ready or Dinners served'?" Mistress-"Well, if it's like it was ...

    Article : 37 words
  8. NO HANDICAP.

    Fond Mother (proudly)-"An' do ye no think he looks like 'is father?" Sympathetic Neigabor (cheerfully)- "An' niver ye mind thot, Mrs. McCarty ...

    Article : 32 words
  9. JUST SO.

    Braid-"Do you think a girl believes you when you tell her that she is the first girl you have loved?" Wade-"She may if you are the first ...

    Article : 41 words
  10. CAT COUNT.

    First Cat-"How sweetly you sing! I never heard anything so Entrancing! What was that last song?" Sscpnd Cat (sentimentally)-"If I had ...

    Article : 40 words
  11. A DISAPPOINTMENT.

    He gazed at it with loving eyes, It was her gift, as you surmise. Then raised it to his lips-alas, That ecstacy so soon should pass- ...

    Article : 48 words
  12. MISPLACED.

    "What strange ideas the women have about dress these days!" "They certainly have; but what were you referring to in particular?" ...

    Article : 38 words
  13. ALL HE WANTED.

    Precise Boardinghouse Mistress-"Mr. Blunt, shall I tender you some more of the chicken?" Mr. Blunt-"No. thank you! But if ...

    Article : 50 words
  14. THE TRUTH.

    "You have your father's eyes," declared grandma, looking earnestly at the young girl. "Yes'm." ...

    Article : 42 words
  15. LUCKY FOR THEM.

    Sympathetic Spectator (to corpulent pedestrian, who has just had a very narrow escape)-"There's one thine, guv'nor, if they had run over yer, you d 'ave pitched ...

    Article : 54 words
  16. THE VERY HORSE.

    A miserly farmer bought a horse at a market, and one the way home he offered it a drink of water at a trough. It refused to take it. Later on he offered it a ...

    Article : 60 words
  17. SUCH A LITTLE SCHOOL.

    The teacher of a certain country school was making a report to the inspector. "And did I understand you to say," asked he, "that 50 per cent, of your pupils ...

    Article : 55 words
  18. REMARKABLE RESTRAINT.

    Earnest Enquirer (collecting statistics for a work on temperance) - And how many glasses of beer would'you-er-consume in a day?" ...

    Article : 60 words
  19. HONORING SOLDIERS.

    SALISBURY, May 13.-A send-off to several local yong men who have donned the Khaid was held in the institute on Wednesday evening. Led by Mounted-Constable Eyre and ...

    Article : 1,314 words
  20. £96,000 FOR THE BELGIANS.

    The Belgian Day returns are not yet complete, but it is announced that the total would be about £96,000, and there is a reasonable chance of the sum reaching £100,000. The street ...

    Article : 47 words
  21. MUNITIONS OF WAR.

    A statement was recently published to the effect that one of Great Britain's needs was workmen to assist in the manufacture of manitions of war. Advice ...

    Article : 173 words
  22. CERTAINLY IS.

    "But she says she Has never given you any encouragement." "Did she say that?" "She certainly did." ...

    Article : 60 words
  23. WHEN A SOLDIER IS KILLED.

    Instructions in connection with the disposal of the effects of deceased soldiers issued by the defence authorities to-day state that the pay-book and identity dise ...

    Article : 309 words
  24. HE WAS AFRAID.

    "You defy me, do you?" hissed the witch. The victim trembled. " Twill be worse for you. I will cause fortune to rain a perfect shower of gold ...

    Article : 68 words
  25. COMPETITION

    An enterprising young florist, in order to increase his trade, displayed this sign in his window- "We give a packet of flower seeds with ...

    Article : 68 words
  26. HELPING THE BELGIANS.

    Belgian Day was celebrated yesterday, and the sum of £8,000 was secured by a large army of collector's, gaily decorated in colors, Belgian predominating. A pageant ...

    Article : 145 words
  27. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 22 words
  28. BRINGING IT HOME.

    "Henry," said young hopeful's mother, sternly, "you were told to cut three, sticks of wood, and you only cut one." "Mother," said Henry saucily, "don't one ...

    Article : 91 words
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