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  2. Advertising

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    Advertising : 2,351 words
  3. TALES AND SKETCHES.

    Theatrical Manager: "I regret, gentle-men, that I cannot put your productions on the stage." First Author: " Why not, pray?" ...

    Article : 52 words
  4. SELFISH.

    An employer of labour in the cider counties said to one of his hands: "John, if you will give up your allowance of cider I will give you two shillings a week." ...

    Article : 84 words
  5. A HARD KICK.

    " Well, sir," said the old gentleman indignantly, " what are you doing round this way again? I thought that the delicate hint I gave you as you left my front door last night ...

    Article : 92 words
  6. A SEVERER PUNISHMENT.

    Once Lord Stanley came, plainly dressed, to request a private royal audience of King James 1., but was refused admittance to the royal closet by a sprucely-dressed countryman of ...

    Article : 102 words
  7. A WOODEN HEAD.

    A cyclist masher was coasting down a country road the other day, when his hat blew off. A countryman picked it up, and took it to him as be circled round, saving him the ...

    Article : 82 words
  8. PAT'S PUZZLE.

    In a jovial company, some time ago, each one asked a question. If it was answered he paid a forfeit; or, if he could not answer it himself, he paid a ...

    Article : 112 words
  9. CHILDREN'S COLUMN.

    Good gracious! this is really awful[?] I've got the most frightful pain in my little stomach that a baby ever had. It's a mystery to me how such a large pain can get into so ...

    Article : 901 words
  10. HE HADN'T THOUGHT OF THAT.

    A collector of unpaid bills has a hard time of it, but one met a philosophical debtor recently who convinced him of some astounding facts. The collector says that he had been ...

    Article : 232 words
  11. THE KING'S PORTRAIT.

    After a long walk one day, the King of the Belgians called at a farmhouse, asked for a glass of milk, and while waiting for it conversed with an English friend in our tongue. ...

    Article : 104 words
  12. POOR CREATURES.

    When a learned scientist discovered that a cockroach had 4 500 teeth, he extended his sympathy to any cockroach who suffered from toothache. Another scientist has found that ...

    Article : 76 words
  13. POETRY AND TRIFLES.

    There's a quiet house in a shady street Often ringing with children's voices sweet. Like echoes of little ones long since gone. Children who vanished are youth had begun, ...

    Article : 330 words
  14. HE WON.

    He proposed as seriously as a humorous man could—and she laughed. He looked blue. Then she smiled and said:— " That's a capital joke." ...

    Article : 212 words
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    One of the most dangerous and demoralising of all drinks is this beverage that is known as "same." As long as a woman curls her hair she cannot ...

    Article : 835 words
  16. HE STOPPED THE HOWLING.

    Bachelors are not usually credited with much knowledge about the proper treatment of children, but sometimes they step in where angels—that is, the mothers of the children ...

    Article : 291 words
  17. DIDN'T PAY.

    A noble saying is recorded of a member of our British House of Commons, who by his own industry and perseverance had won his way to that high position. ...

    Article : 69 words
  18. Advertising

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    Advertising : 163 words
  19. MORE THAN HE EXPECTED.

    A very high-toned young man, in exquisitc moustache, loud plaid clothes, red necktie low-crowned hat and knitting-needle cane walked into a tobacco-shop, and, throwing ...

    Article : 186 words
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