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  2. THE HALF-BREED GIRL'S ROMANCE.

    "Clavering—Herbert Clavering." Carhart put out a hand, with a rush of incoherent words. Of all men, to find Clavering here! ...

    Article : 2,476 words
  3. A DEATH-DEALING KING.

    The King of Ashanico, the most extraordinary ruling potentate of the world, stands suddenly revealed. Of all the astonishing kings of Africa or South Sea cannibal chiefs he is the ...

    Article : 517 words
  4. A DISCARDED WOMAN'S VENGEANCE.

    The circumstances attending the trial of Anne Broadrio for murder at the end of the last century are so curious that the story is well worth telling. Mr. Errington, the object of her attack, ...

    Article : 1,469 words
  5. BOY DESPERADOES.

    The small boy is on the rampage again in the States. He desires to become a desperate criminal. He wishes to kill Indiana, plunder banks, and hold up express trains. He does not ...

    Article : 938 words
  6. SCENE IN PARIS DURING THE TERROR.

    Cornelie, acting as cicerone to the Russian, aid:—"See you, the cart is full of aristocrats, the assassins of Brunswick! Ah, if the districts had not supported the Committee of ...

    Article : 534 words
  7. MRS. LORIMER'S SLEEVE

    Scene.—Station at Verviers. The "5.25" has come in from Cologne: Mr. and Mrs. Lorimer standing outside the big room. Mr. L.—Well, after all, this is a bit of a rest. ...

    Article : 829 words
  8. THE FIRST CANNON.

    At the siege of Quesnay in 1341, the beseiged were astonished by the appearance of a ridiculous-looking object, which from a comparatively short distance seemed to be a hollow mass of ...

    Article : 97 words
  9. THE ATHLETE.

    He'll break his collar bone, break his arm, He'll break his skull; but where's the harm? Any risk or chance the fellow will take As long as the record he can break. ...

    Article : 38 words
  10. PROFIT AND LOSS.

    Carelessness gives the Bank of England enormous profit, against which the loss of a mere £30,000 is but a trifle. Bank-notes have been known to light pipes, to wrap up snuff, ...

    Article : 113 words
  11. WANTED, A REMAND.

    An old lawyer tells a good story about a case he had, but which he didn't keep. An Irishwoman sent for him in great haste one day. She wanted him to meet her in court, ...

    Article : 181 words
  12. SOMETHING NEW.

    The poet mused. In addition, he racked his brian. 'Twas with one of those patent racks, but never mind that. "If I could only think of a rhyme!" he ...

    Article : 140 words
  13. ROCKET PHOTOGRAPHS.

    An interesting invention consists of a camera combined with a parachute, especially designed for obtaining, photographs of fortifications and of the camps of the enemy, although ...

    Article : 212 words
  14. A SMART DETECTIVE.

    Under the rule of Sartines, the famous chief of Parisian police, great improvements were carried out in the French capital. He used to describe his duties in three words—safety, ...

    Article : 215 words
  15. THE SULTAN'S TEETH.

    The Sultan of Turkey, it is said,once suffered much from toothache, and the dentist, having inspected the royal patient's teeth, declared that one of them must be drawn. In order to ...

    Article : 172 words
  16. DODGING THE TRAVELER.

    A certain builder in London greatly disliked seeing commercial travellers, and gave orders to his clerk to say he was not in whenever one called. One day, while the builder was out, ...

    Article : 162 words
  17. PROTECTING A TEMPLE.

    When foreign architects visit Japan for the first time, they are astonished at the magnificence and grandeur of the Buddhist Temple at Hongangi—a splendid building of wood, which ...

    Article : 328 words
  18. THOUSAND-YEAR-OLD TRESSES.

    Some time ago the landlord of the tavern at Les Baux, digging in his garden, came on a slab, which, being removed, exposed a medi[?] princess. On the remains being exposed to ...

    Article : 282 words
  19. THE PUGILISTS WHO MET ; OR, A NEW WAY TO GET THEM TOGETHER.

    O'Duffy, champion heavy-weight tongue-lasher. McCarthy, champion heavy-weight chin-shooter. ...

    Article : 229 words
  20. A "NEW RACE"

    The continued exploration of Mr. W. [?] Petrie on the west side of the N[?] below Thebes have just resulted in the discovery of what he regards as a hitherto unknown race ...

    Article : 250 words
  21. FEMALE "HUSBAND."

    A Strange story of two women who lived together as man and wife is told in the "Gentleman's Magizine" for 1766. A discovery of a very extraordinary kind, says the ...

    Article : 244 words
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