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  2. Advertising

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    Advertising : 304 words
  3. Well Dressed.

    Who (says a London paper) is the greatest "swell" in the House of Commons? Who wears the most carefully-cut overceat, the most shiny silk hat (set at the most ...

    Article : 135 words
  4. A Senseless Taunt.

    "Why aren't you in khaki?" shouted a knot of spectators to the referee at interval during the first half of a football match at Bristol, England, recently, between ...

    Article : 94 words
  5. Selous, the Hunter.

    The remarkable career of the late Captain Selous, D.S.O., the famous hunter and exslorer, who at the age of sixty-five, died fighting for his country, fills every ...

    Article : 181 words
  6. Items of Interest.

    Mr. E. Murata, a Japanese, has the distinction of being the "Gold Vish King" of America, and operates his remarkable "ranch" at San Francisco with an annual ...

    Article : 106 words
  7. Tipping a Millionaire.

    The Marquess of Bute, who enlisted early in the war as a private, is now an officer in the Welsh Regiment. An amusing incident occurred when his ...

    Article : 164 words
  8. History in a Cap.

    The round cap—a "kapa" it is called in Serbia—as worn by our gallant Montenegrin Allies is a history of Montenegro in miniature. Every soldier wears it, from ...

    Article : 241 words
  9. John was Prepared.

    Representative Gardner, in an address in Providence on preparedness, said:—"Before the looming dancer of invasion the pacifist and the preparadness chaps are ...

    Article : 135 words
  10. "The Scarlet Pimpernel."

    The Baroness Orezy is one of the most clever as well as one of the most versatile, women of the day. Painter, novelist, playwright—she is probably best known as ...

    Article : 138 words
  11. Artist and Novelist.

    At the age pf seventy-four Sir William Richmond R.A., the famous artist, has made his debut as a novelist, and his book, "The Silver Chain," has caused quite a ...

    Article : 152 words
  12. Widowed Birds.

    The married life of most birds could be taken for a model by members of the human family. For instance, the staid, dignified, and homely bald-headed cagle ...

    Article : 140 words
  13. Remarkable Facts About Eggs

    The latent research proves that 1,200 eggs hold all the chemical elements contained in a man weighing 150 lb. This does not mean that if you make an enormous ...

    Article : 300 words
  14. Talking Shorthand.

    Before the war the habit of talking in initials was by no means well developed in this country (says a writer in a London paper), although ...

    Article : 262 words
  15. A Grim Discovery.

    A strange experience is recalled by the recent death of Lady Vene, widow of Sir Henry Vane. Ghostly noises were heard in the walls of her house, as ...

    Article : 269 words
  16. Obeying the Rules.

    This amusing story of Mr. Edison ia being told in New York. The great inventor unlocked the gate leading to the laboratory vard in the Edison plant in ...

    Article : 228 words
  17. Wax for Burns.

    When a French doctor, named Barthe de Sandfort, claimed to have found a cure for burns by means of the application of ambrine wax, a mixture of paraffin, resin ...

    Article : 215 words



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