UNDER the shelter of some pines near a lonely by-road, in the neighbourhood of the Ponkwasset Hotel, lie two tramps asleep. One of them, having made his bed of the ...Article : 4,859 words
THE cricket match, which took place on Saturday afternoon, at North Ipswich, between [?]even pupils and ex-pupils of the Grammar [?]chool and a like number of town players, was ...Article : 2,451 words
THE leading dressmakers in London are using many rich trimmings, and are bestowing particular care on the "petticoating" of skirts. Ball dresses are now three yards wide, and ...Article : 1,284 words
THE other day Jerry Greening, the champion story-teller of Pike County, was sitting in the Williamson House bar-room when ex-Congressman Van Auken drove past with his fast ...Article : 1,086 words
THIS usually very quiet little town was made quite lively on the 18th ultimo by the presence of a large number of stockowners. Some of them had met for the purpose of electing a ...Article : 903 words
"WELL, my dear," says Mr. Spoopendyke, with a nail in his mouth, and balancing himself waveringly on a dining-room chair, "all you've got to do now is to get your picture ready, and ...Article : 796 words
"Do you love me, Reginald?" The supper given by Stuyvesant M'Guire in honour of the nineteenth birthday of his only child was over, and the spacious parlours were ...Article : 397 words
THERE is a temporary lull in the lively transactions of business which usually characterise our town. The recent heavy rains have stopped a good deal of carriage from coming in, ...Article : 796 words
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