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  2. WHAT PEOPLE READ.

    City booksellers report that modem fiction continues to be the principal literary Food, of the reading public. While the demand for detective stories has shown ...

    Article : 801 words
  3. A WEIRD EXPERIENCE.

    Of all the interesting stories which Forbes has told me as we have sat yarning together in his cosy little sitting-room or in the less attractive environment of ...

    Article : 1,304 words
  4. ABORIGINE PROBLEMS.

    Every aboriginal group that comes down into civilisation has ts own group name and its totem name, applied to and by itself. Its group name may be taken ...

    Article : 1,473 words
  5. SIMPLE PHILOSOPHY.

    There is a Chinese version of "Man does not live by bread "alone" which reads, "Had I but two loaves, one would I sell to buy white hyacinths to feed my soul." ...

    Article : 1,038 words
  6. BIG FISHING.

    "We really must," said Douglas, ruthlessly breaking a long after-lunch silence, "catch a kingfish before we go." "Yes," I echoed mechanically, "We ...

    Article : 1,238 words
  7. FRANCISCO DE QUEVEDO.

    Taking it all in all, the career of Don Francisco Gomaz de Quevedo was more romantic than Romance itself. We have followed him from his University days and ...

    Article : 1,677 words
  8. JOHN IMMIGRANT, Jun.

    Of course you may get some satisfaction from potatoes cooked in their jackets and served to your table; you may add a little zest to the repast if you place them among ...

    Article : 1,223 words
  9. THE PLAYBOX THEATRE.

    When I inquired of the tram conductor where the Playbox Theatre was situated in Crown-street, he told me that the only place he knew of was a "pitcher theaytre." ...

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  10. FLOGGING A DEAD HORSE.

    When the Assembly had been dissolved and the writes issued we seemed to be on a winner. Our candidate was all that could be ...

    Article : 671 words
  11. "SAXPENNY SMACKS."

    A "kiss shop" which was opened in Glasgow not long ago was dosed for good the same night owing to lack of business Girl undergraduates in the shop were ...

    Article : 516 words
  12. DULLING THE EDGE.

    We are three, Peggy, Patsy and me. I am much shorter than my sisters so escape much of the general rot. I am a cautions borrower, and have learn to make ...

    Article : 367 words
  13. SHARK AHOY!

    The beauty of this fish story is that it is true. The episode [?] Coombana Bay Port Leschenault—now known as Bunbury. ...

    Article : 224 words
  14. A SUBURBAN MIDNIGHT.

    The hush of midnight had fallen on the neat suburban villa which Digger Jones was buying on a £50 deposit with weekly payments at 8 per cent. extending over ...

    Article : 369 words
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    The Duke of Queensberry who was known as "Old Q." was the last nobleman to retain, running footmen. These he[?] himself was in ...

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    Sidney Grundy, the dramatist, was as a rule a most even-tempered man, even under great provocation, but he once became annoyed with an actor who was very ...

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    Mr. Seymour Hicks declares that he over heard the following conversation in a New York oyster house: "The customer Was ordering oysters and said: 'I want them ...

    Article : 172 words
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