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  2. Flotsam and Jetsam

    You may blow him up with a dynamite blast; You may wreck him on sea or rail; You may strive as you please to anchor him fast. ...

    Article : 70 words
  3. Enthralling Eyes.

    A penny novelette is never complete without the heroine inflicting grave torture on her eyes. In the course of one "complete story," this is what she did: ...

    Article : 119 words
  4. One Way of Looking at It.

    Mamma was giving little Dolly a description of sharks and their terrible voracity. "Sometimes," she said, "when a poor sailor falls overboard a shark swims up just ...

    Article : 81 words
  5. Why He Quieted Down.

    A young couple were entertaining their friends, and among the guests was one whose continued rudeness made him extremely objectionable to the rest of the ...

    Article : 106 words
  6. A Wasteful Expenditure.

    Unavailing regret is one of the chief torments of the "Inferno." in this world, also, it sometimes visits transgressors, but not always in the way you might expect. ...

    Article : 105 words
  7. Had to House the Doctor.

    One night not long ago a Brisbane man reached the boarding-house in which he lived at about 2 o'clock. A search of all his pockets failed to bring forth his keys. ...

    Article : 154 words
  8. The Plain Truth.

    A school examiner was examining a class in grammar and trying to explain the relations of adjectives and nouns by a telling example. ...

    Article : 136 words
  9. The Disobedient Husband.

    Mrs. Rural (angrily): "You promised me when you went up to town last winter that you wouldn't go near Cousin Maggle's." Mr. Rural:"Y-e-s, my dear." ...

    Article : 76 words
  10. A Graphic Description.

    The editor of the first American newspaper published in Cuba recently returned to New York from Havana. To a friend he told an amusing story of his trials at ...

    Article : 125 words
  11. Another Gold Story.

    A Scotch minister who was greatly upset by the frequency and freedom of the language used on the links by a much respected older of his church pointed out that suck ...

    Article : 117 words
  12. Facts and Fancies.

    She: "And what is your sister-in-law's baby like?" He: "Oh, it's a bald-headed, ugly little nuisance, as usual." A Scotsman, who was nodding over the ...

    Article : 752 words
  13. A Production in the Case.

    An Indian Judge, when just appointed to his position, was not very well acquainted with Hindustani. He was trying a case in which a Hindoo was charged with stealing ...

    Article : 188 words
  14. Her Bairnies Two.

    An afternoon tea was given to a certain woman novelist from abroad, who was visiting America. At this tea it fell to the lot of a certain young man to entertain her. ...

    Article : 132 words
  15. Where She Put the Cosy.

    She was a new servant to whom the tea "[?]sy" was an unknown tea requisite. One day her mistress drew her attention to it, remarking: ...

    Article : 114 words
  16. In Heroic Attitude.

    When Sir John Steel, the noted English sculptor, had the Duke of Wellington sitting for a statue, he wanted to get him to look warlike. All his efforts were in vain, ...

    Article : 149 words
  17. One Wife Quite Enough.

    Margherita Arlina Hamm, the well-known traveller and author, called when in China upon the wife, or rather the wives, of a great Mandarin. Her visit partook of the ...

    Article : 199 words
  18. Love-making in the [?].

    A young couple whose exteriors bore all of the indescribable yet tangible earmarks that they hadn't been a "young couple," strictly speaking, for any great length of ...

    Article : 541 words
  19. Ignorant of Miracles.

    The lawyer asked the witness if the incident previously alluded to wasn't a miracle, and the witness said he didn't know what a miracle was. ...

    Article : 221 words
  20. Frightened the Child.

    Some women talk in the superlative language of tragedy, no matter what may be the comparative insignificance of their topic. If there be a complaint against the servant ...

    Article : 358 words
  21. Why Alexander Was Depressed.

    "Why, my dear, what is the matter? What can you mean? You, look so depressed. It cannot be—and yet—oh, relieve this killing suspense! Alexander, have you ...

    Article : 182 words



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