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  2. Saw Napoleon's Retreat.

    In the district of Meseritz a woman who can prove by official papers that she was one hundred and twenty years old on October ...

    Article : 132 words
  3. Hottentots and Other People.

    "If you cannot reply to this you will go down, down, down in the estimation," is the gentle threat of a Canadian correspondent signing ...

    Article : 217 words
  4. First Come, First Served.

    Lord Charles Beresford once landed [?]urriedly at San Francisco, or some other port in the States, and was at once asked to dinner within an ...

    Article : 242 words
  5. Turkish Women's Paper.

    The first women editor in Turkey is Madame Nurieh Hanum, and the name of her paper, a daily, is "Ka[?]inear Dunjasse," which translated, ...

    Article : 188 words
  6. Strange Living Jewels.

    To increase the splendour of their toilettes, Creole beauties make use of the Cucuyos, a large species of firefly, found in the tropical forests ...

    Article : 288 words
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    Advertising : 458 words
  8. Where Sound Cannot be Heard.

    It is a singular and somewhat disturbing fact that there frequently exists at sea, in the area covered by a fog, what might be described as a ...

    Article : 822 words
  9. A Huge Spider.

    The great spider known as the "tarantula" is justly an object of dread to man and beast. One sort, called the mygale, will sometimes ...

    Article : 768 words
  10. Popular Science.

    Sir Oliver Lodge has attained the distinguished position he occupies in the scientific world in the face of circumstances by no means ...

    Article : 751 words
  11. Banana Wisdom.

    I wonder if it is because bananas are cheap, like the homely herring, that people do not realise all the possibilities in them. ...

    Article : 608 words
  12. How Gamblers Cheat.

    Wherever you find the gambler, there, also, will be the sharper always be, and below are given a few of the common devices ...

    Article : 527 words

    Stage management in Japan is somewhat eccentric. When an actor is killed during the play a man in black rushes on and holds a large ...

    Article : 141 words
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