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  2. OLDEST LOVE-LETTER IN THE WORLD.

    THE oldest love-letter in the world has been found—and read by eyes for which it never was intended. Dr. Stephen Herbert Langdon, Museum of Arts and Sciences, ...

    Article : 188 words
  3. GOOD-BYE, OLD PAL.

    As Was pointed out by cable a little while ago, owing to the cost and difficulties of transportation, the military authorities had decided to kill all Light Horse horses over 12 years and dispose of the remainder locally—that would be in Egypt Palestine, Mesopotamia, or wherever a Light Horse unit happened to be stat[?]ued. As a result of this decision, some very pathetic scenes occurred. The farewells between the men and their horses—[?]rses which had borne them safely through ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 465 words
  4. INCOME-TAX.

    THE history of the income-tax, as a recognised means of supplementing the, other financial resources of the State dates in Gteat Britain from the time of William Pitt's ...

    Article : 207 words
  5. THE ISHMAEUTE OP NATIONS.

    The Ishmaelite of nationas. she shall wait Until the crawling centuries mute again The hideous echoes of her Hymn of Hate. Cursed by the world's immeasurable disdain, ...

    Article : 169 words
  6. "SOME" WALKING.

    THE record for long walking without a rest is one hundred and twenty-one miles and three hundred a ad eighty-five yards, which was accomplished by Mr. C. A. Harriman, at ...

    Article : 185 words
  7. THE GUZZLING KAISER.

    THE Berlin "Tagoblatt" say the Kaisar's prela[?]ee sharing in his peoples's hardships was the grossest hypoerisy, and to prove it reproduces the menus tor September ...

    Article : 203 words
  8. THE WORD "ARCHITECT."

    THE word "architect" does not occur in English until 1853, in which year there was published a work, "First and Chief Groundes of Architecture, used in all the Ancient and ...

    Article : 81 words
  9. LUCKY TIME FOR MARRYING.

    THE nation that certain times of the year are more favorable to marriages than others had its origin in the days of aneient Rome. The Godles Maia was not propitious ...

    Article : 214 words
  10. HOUSE THAT SINGS.

    A MONG the many strange buildings in India one of the most curious is a house which actually sings. Except for its extraordinary exterior decorations, it is, to all ...

    Article : 138 words
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  12. O[?] of the old Block.

    Mother (policeman's wife): "Willie, I've been shouting for you this half-hour. How is it you are never here when you are wanted?" Son: "Well, mother, I suppose r take after ...

    Article : 37 words
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