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An unusually beautiful
photograph of St. Moritz,
the world famous winter
resort of Switzerland,
where fashionable Europe
congregates to enjoy, at
an altitude of over 6,000
feet, the finest of tobog?
ganing, skiing, skating
??eft?One of the mon?
ster turtles that recently
arrived in New York en
route to the New Year's
dinner soup tureens at
the big hotels. The turtles
were kept from freezing
to death on their ocean
voyage from Costa Rica
by a series of Turkish
baths aboard ship.
Meet Miss Napier, not only the prettiest girl in Cambridge,
England, but goal keeper and best all-round player on the
Cambridge University ladies' lacrosse team, which recently de?
feated the University College ladies' team by 14 to 7. Why
haven't we anv feminine lacrosse teams over here? k .< "
Were you a Chinese lady you probably would be asked to join the
"Heavenly Feet Association," a new organization launched to aid
in ending the ancient Chinese custom of binding the feet of baby girls.
Chinese boys are being asked to take the pledge, "I will not marry
a woman with unnatural feet." Here is an old Chinese lady showing
the result of foot binding since infancy. raul Thomvion
What a difference just a few years
make! Jack Baker's Christmas
present from his dad (you recog?
nize this characteristic picture of
him, of course) this year was a
complete overseas outfit as used
by the A. E. F. regulation army
rifle, gas mask, helmet, etc. Here
is the army's chief giving the
happy youngster instruction in
adjusting the rifle sight. r i.
Since the guinea pig's innards are
much akin to those of a human,
wise or?es have struck upon the
idea of carrying these little pets
around in their pockets for pur?
poses of testing their drinks for
wood alcohol. Give friend guinea
pig a sip first. If he survives, say
"Here's how!" and go to it. You're
safe. Ktttlvl rf Hrrbtrt