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  2. Flotsam and Jetsam.

    'TWAS in the morn the suoer came— The stockman slept as dead— And thrice aloud he called his name. And thrice he kicked the bed. ...

    Article : 497 words
  3. Grasshopper Stories.

    SINCE the invasion of Northern California by the grasshoppers there has been a marked revival in the literature appertaining to this interesting insect. "I remember in 71," said ...

    Article : 447 words
  4. Facts and Fancies.

    A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men.—HUDIBRAS. "TIME works wonders," as the lady said when she got married after thirteen years' ...

    Article : 788 words
  5. Horsewhipping a Man.

    A WOMAN about thirty years of age, and wearing the look of a person bound and determined to have blood, entered a saddlery store the other day and asked to see some ...

    Article : 424 words
  6. An III-used Alligator.

    "NOW, then," said the Colonel " here's the rifle and there's the alligator. Get down behind this log and take a dead rest and aim for his eye." ...

    Article : 842 words
  7. Bill Nye on the Rise and Fall of the Roller Rinkist.

    I HAVE once more tried to ride a pair of roller skates. That is the reason I got down on the rink and down on roller skates. That is the reason several people got down on ...

    Article : 790 words
  8. Equal to the Emergency.

    A WILD-EYED man entered a Chatham-street pawnshop and wished to see some pistols. " I sells you dot pistol for $2;" said the clerk. "I'll take it Load it up. and before ...

    Article : 521 words
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