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  2. The Hen With One Chick.

    A highly accomplished young lady who knows all about Greek and Latin and other of the higher branches of knowledge created a sensation last evening at the home of a country ...

    Article : 150 words
  3. Explained.

    A man of the world, more famous for his fondness for the pleasures of the table than for anything else, went to a physician not long ago and asked him to explain a singular ...

    Article : 78 words
  4. Flotsam and Jetsam.

    [Some readers who have been kind enough to send in contributions for this column evidently do not understand that only bush songs are wanted. The majority of so-called songs sent in are simply poems, ...

    Article : 437 words
  5. A Sympathetic Strike.

    The small boy was blubbering on the steps in front of the house as the kind-hearted policeman Came along. " Hullo, Tommie," he exclaimed, " what's the matter?" ...

    Article : 152 words
  6. Grass Widow or Hay Widow.

    The cabin stood a short distance from the mountain road, and as I pulled my horse up in front of it a woman hanging out clothes in the yard turned to Bee what I wanted. ...

    Article : 255 words
  7. He Saw Through the Dodge.

    When Gutzkow had brought out his famous novel, "Die Ritter vom Geiste," he received from a wealthy lady, whose acquaintance he had made a short time before, a letter, ...

    Article : 217 words
  8. Facts and Fancies.

    A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men.—HUDIBRAS. A porcupine may not be of much use, but he has many good points. ...

    Article : 859 words
  9. He Was No Giraffe.

    The prosecuting barrister in the breach of promise case thought he would make life a burden to the unfortunate young man who was the unwilling defendant. ...

    Article : 184 words

    It was one Friday night, when the stars shone out bright, And the drovers had emptied the bottle. Those rough Milton cattle, they came with a rattle ...

    Article : 348 words
  11. He Put Them to Good Use.

    The tramp rounded up at the kitchen door and found the lady of the house washing dishes. She was in the first six months of matrimony and housekeeping, and she was ...

    Article : 281 words
  12. Wanted to Hung the Parson.

    There, may be a comical side sometimes even to an execution. When I was quartered in the blazing East (writes " An Ex-gaoler" in the Pall Mall Budget) ...

    Article : 625 words
  13. SAM HOLT.

    Oh I don't yon remember Black Alice, Sam Hols- Black Alice, so dusky and dark, And the Warrego gin, with the straw through her nose, And teeth like a Moreton Bay shark. ...

    Article : 399 words
  14. At the Circus.

    The elephant reached his trunk around softly and banged away at the bars of the royal Bengal tiger's cage. "What's the matter now?" growled the ...

    Article : 193 words
  15. He Had Seen Two.

    A gentleman who had been dining "not wisely but too well" with some friends at his club returned home late, to find that during his absence his wife had presented him with a ...

    Article : 81 words



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