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  2. Alotsam and Jetsam.

    What's the odds if you're not happy? Some other fellow ain't; What's the odds if you're a sinner? Some other fellow is no Saint. ...

    Article : 106 words
  3. The Unpardonable Sin.

    "Girls are getting awfully finicky." "What's the matter now?" "That girl refused me." "Did she give any reason?" ...

    Article : 35 words
  4. He Wanted Another.

    Aunt Ella: "Well, Bobbie, I hear it's your birthday to-morrow. Now what would you like your auntie to give you for a present?" Bobbie: "Big box o' choo'lates!" Aunt Ella: ...

    Article : 69 words
  5. A Cuckoo.

    This story was told recently at a "smoker" given in Brisbane on the occasion of a big football game: "A young man and his wife, not long ...

    Article : 240 words
  6. Assisting His Memory.

    Bobby was spending the afternoon at his aunt's and for some moments bad been gazing out of the window in a painfully thoughtful sort of way. ...

    Article : 62 words
  7. Dot's Prayer.

    One evening little four-year-old Dorothy had failed to remember her father in prayer because he had scolded her. "You must pray for papa, too, Dot," said her mother. "But I ...

    Article : 70 words
  8. May Be Trioux.

    An Indian—a civilised Sioux— Fell in love with a white girl named Prioux. But she shook her fair head When he asked her to wed, ...

    Article : 69 words
  9. Economy.

    The parson's wife heard of a desperately poor family. Of course, she went to see about it. A man with a month's growth of beard opened the door for her. The room certainly ...

    Article : 95 words
  10. A Wise Woman.

    Wife: "I bought you a box of cigars to-day, dear." Hubbie: "Great Scott, you don't know what kind of cigars a man ought to smoke?" ...

    Article : 45 words
  11. Facts and Fancies.

    A little nonsense now and then Is re[?]ished by the wisest men.—HUDIBRAS. "Any bright boys in your school, Jimmy?" "Yes; Billy Goff can eat a whole apple in two ...

    Article : 773 words
  12. Wanted a Clean Cup.

    Enormous prices were paid for the pinning on of orchids and buttonholes at the Charing Cross bazaar, in London—in some eases £5 having been demanded and given. This ...

    Article : 106 words
  13. The New George.

    Johnny was worried about George Washington's greatness. He turned to his mother and said: "Washington's all right, but Grant's more like me." ...

    Article : 84 words
  14. A Reasonable Request.

    "I'm the man you saved from drowning yesterday." "Yes? I suppose you came to express your thanks." ...

    Article : 47 words
  15. Where The Difference Came In.

    A miner who happened to be on strike came home late much the worse for drink. To his surprise, he found the door locked and the house all in darkness. After trying the door a ...

    Article : 100 words
  16. Changed His Name Wisely.

    When Commodore Bodgers of the United States navy was in charge of a recruiting station after the close of the war he received an application. ...

    Article : 108 words
  17. Weak in Spelling.

    The other day a clerk hurried into a restaurant in Brisbane, found an unoccupied place at one of the little tables, and called to the waitress: "Bring me a sandwich and a ...

    Article : 177 words
  18. "My Lord, It's a Lady!"

    A few years ago, at the Cumberland Assizes held at Carlisle, Mr. Justice Charles was trying a civil action, when a lady in riding costume and wearing a "tile" came into court ...

    Article : 138 words
  19. A Resourceful Woman.

    One of the children called, and she went to see what was the matter. The hall was dark, the child's bedroom was dark, the door to the room stood partly open, and the result was ...

    Article : 489 words
  20. The Question, Finally Admitted.

    A story is told of the late Chief Justice Cockburn. He was once counsel for the plaintiff in a certain case, and Mr. B. was for the defendant. Cockburn called a witness and ...

    Article : 141 words
  21. A Lesson in Music.

    "Jones is a terribly ignorant man." "What makes you think that?" "Why, I was talking with him the other night on the subject of music, and it turned ...

    Article : 167 words
  22. On The Society Rush.

    He adored her, and she had engagements ahead for all social functions in sight and what was to follow. Therefore she was a very busy young ...

    Article : 273 words
  23. Didn't Work Wi' Neighbour Jones.

    In a certain Sunday school the teacher was endeavouring to explain that a man could not expect to reap if he never took the trouble to sow. "But what he does sow he will reap." ...

    Article : 192 words
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