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  2. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,547 words
  3. Don't Go To Law.

    Like a good many other eminent judges, Mr Justice Bucknill, who died recently, strongly advised people to keep free, as much, as they possibly could, of the law which he ...

    Article : 365 words
  4. A Mud Volcano.

    There are many mud volcanoes scattered throughout the world, but there are few whose action is so regular and so characteristic as that of Dempo, in the island of ...

    Article : 360 words
  5. The Punster Escaped Alive.

    Many yarns had been trotted out as the train rattled along. The dear, weary, dog-tired old gags had most of them been related. ...

    Article : 139 words
  6. Perhaps.

    It was the usual scripture exam at the village school and the village curate tried with all his might to puzzle the third class on religious questions, but it seemed ...

    Article : 84 words
  7. Artful Pat.

    An Irishman had decided to go to law over a dispute, and, in consultation with his counsel, he was told that he had a good fighting chance. ...

    Article : 143 words
  8. What Else Could He Do?

    As be opened the iron gate and caught a glimpse of the old house half hidden among the trees, Hemingway actually felt a little afraid. So much depended upon the coming ...

    Article : 464 words
  9. Its Value.

    In his book Dr John, Kerr relates many amusing stories of his adventures as an inspector of schools in Scotland during the past thirty-six years. On one occasion he was ...

    Article : 89 words
  10. Edible Wood.

    The scarcity of food and animal food has compelled the Germans to look about for substitutes, among which wood naturally presents itself. ...

    Article : 279 words
  11. Cultivate a Good Memory.

    While a good memory is a gift bestowed outright sometimes, it is also a faculty that can be acquired. The secret is free to all. The training necessary to acquire it is not ...

    Article : 190 words
  12. Cotton and Explosives.

    All the modern propulsive explosives require cotton as an indispensable constituent. Some idea of the consumption of cotton in war be gathered from the fact that the ...

    Article : 268 words
  13. Eating Paper.

    The 'Hamburger Nachrichten' publishes a vigorous exhortation by a German professor not to burn old newspapers and other waste paper, which, he says, can be turned ...

    Article : 295 words
  14. An Effective Appeal.

    A certain tradesman, prompted by an article he read recently on the subject of collecting accounts, declares that more is to be accomplished by a dunning letter couched in ...

    Article : 237 words
  15. The Oldest Vessel Afloat.

    Some discussions has recently taken place as to which is the oldest vessel afloat. The 'Ceres,' built in 1811, is said to be the oldest British Steamer. She is still sailing in and ...

    Article : 114 words
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