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  2. OLD HORSES.

    IT is often the custom when horses get too old to properly carry out their work to either turn them out to grass or to shoot them, but not ...

    Article : 274 words
  3. HOW TO FEED CHILDREN.

    CHILDREN who are large meat eaters are apt to be thin, and suffer from indigestion, coated tongues, and bad breath. If lean meat ...

    Article : 652 words
  4. A HUMOROUS HORSE.

    THERE is a horse in Birmingham with a strong sense of humour. Some people may be inclined to question this, but his conduct ...

    Article : 242 words
  5. STARTLING FEET.

    THE conversation turned on big feet, when one of the company said he believed his pal Smith would take some beating in that line. ...

    Article : 271 words
  6. HOW TO AVOID SUN-FEVER.

    A CORRESPONDENT writes as follows to the LAHORE CIVIL AND MILITARY GAZETTE:—With reference to the protective effect of certain colours ...

    Article : 251 words
  7. MARRIED LOVERS.

    IT is always pleasant to see the gallantry and thoughtfulness of the young lover manifesting themselves in the husband of three score and ...

    Article : 518 words
  8. AN EXTRAORDINARY CLERGYMAN.

    WE have some extraordinary clergymen nowadays; but in respect of several of them, perhaps, 'eccentric' would be a better description of ...

    Article : 189 words
  9. MARK TWAIN'S MARRIAGE.

    WHEN Mark Twain was married, his bride's father bought and furnished a handsome house for the young pair. Twain (says the May ...

    Article : 110 words
  10. A FATAL TOAST.

    AN inquest was held at Chatham (Eng.), on Elizabeth Harvey, the wife of a Royal Marine. There were some festivities going on at ...

    Article : 136 words
  11. HUNG AT THE GIRDLE.

    IN the middle ages the girdle were hung the thousand and one odds and ends needed and utilised in everyday affairs. The scribler had ...

    Article : 297 words
  12. NO MASHERS ALLOWED.

    MR. BRANDON THOMAS tells to an interviewer an amusing story of a little thing that happened to him when in Toronto, playing in 'The ...

    Article : 160 words
  13. STRANGE DEATHS.

    A SAILOR once died in terrible agony in a Portsmouth hospital. On examination it was found that knife blades had been catting into ...

    Article : 254 words
  14. MEN AND THEIR HATS.

    'WELL, well,' remarked a leading hatter the other day; 'everybody has smiled at the vanity of women as they take long and fond glances ...

    Article : 145 words
  15. WAS THERE EVER AN AGE OF GIANTS.

    HAS the stature of man increased or diminished in solidity or weight? Have the relations in these respects between the two sexes always been ...

    Article : 263 words
  16. OUR OVERPAID DOCTORS.

    A GIRL had dislocated her jaw, and was taken to a doctor, who quickly reduced the dislocation and applied a bandage to keep the jaw in ...

    Article : 169 words
  17. A CONVICT CAUGHT AFTER TWELVE YEARS.

    THE other day Mr. Justice Grantham at Liverpool tried James Maboney for breaking out of Walton Gaol twelve years ago. ...

    Article : 108 words
  18. HE WAS SENSITIVE.

    THE following anecdote of Handel illustrates the extremely sensitive condition of the great composer's nerves. Though outwardly of an ...

    Article : 246 words
  19. VENTILATION.

    'HOT! I should rather say It was,' said Colonel Monkhonse,' and this room is not adequately ventilated. What is wanted is that the air ...

    Article : 185 words
  20. A TRILBY SOCIETY

    WE do not take our 'Trilby' seriously over here, but the United States have long blossomed into a hysteria of extravagant admiration ...

    Article : 208 words
  21. AN EXTRAORDINARY SCENE AT A FUNERAL.

    AN extraordinary scene occurred at Chatham cemetery (Eng.), at the funeral of a Mrs. Harvey. During the progress of the mourning ...

    Article : 115 words
  22. THE HEALTH OF THE QUEEN.

    WITH reference to reports of the health of the Queen, arising out of her Majesty's non-appearance at the last Drawing Room, a noble Lord ...

    Article : 90 words
  23. BIVALVES FOR BRAIN WORK.

    THE facts now established that oysters are rich in phosphorus, iron, and nitrogen, will doubtless attract the notice of the hygienist and ...

    Article : 101 words
  24. A SINGULAR DREAM.

    THE following dream story is related by an underwriter as being literally true. Some time ago, the gentleman in question bad a very ...

    Article : 199 words
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    Advertising : 66 words
  26. ANY EXCUSE BETTER THAN NONE.

    IN reply to a charge of drunkenness at the Thames Police Court the other day one old lady told the magistrate that she was quite sober, ...

    Article : 104 words
  27. CURE FOR THIRST.

    TO say that the best care for thirst in hot weather is to refrain from drinking is to preach vain doctrine. It is truth itself, as has been proved ...

    Article : 119 words
  28. A SUGGESTION FOR THE SEASIDE.

    FIRST Young Man (at seaside): 'I have met a good many amateur photographers, but I never saw one quite so devoted to the fad as you ...

    Article : 91 words
  29. NO ROOM FOR SIDE ARMS.

    HETTY GUSHER: 'Colonel Bangs, I wish to ask yon as a military authority how yon like the uniform of the British troops at the Fair?' ...

    Article : 74 words
  30. WOMEN IN OFFICE.

    OUR boards of guardians and school boards are not the first to introduce women into official positions. Queen Mary made Lady Berkley ...

    Article : 54 words
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