Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
rr vssie" - awi-
"Glad to see you, glad to see
you," crried Jimmy effusively.
'.'And say, Mr. Clerk, pardon the
question, Ijut are those blanks and
"Sure,,? cried the clerk, with an
expansive smile, "when the flood
came I picked up the'only things
near me, and here they are the
marriage docket and marrjage li
censes. Can I sell you one?''
"You bet," Jimmy yelled hn
pily, "and hurry up and tie the
knot before we float out of the
, county, 'Mr. Boggs, please. Alice's
idea;may be all rubbish, but I
don't want to take any chances."
A STORY OF A BRAVE MAN
Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 10
"Big Jack Peters, motorrnan,
took out his car one morning and
within an hour was a full-fledged
While Peters' car was bowling'
along at a good clip a little tot
of about six, trudging along in
the roadway, did not notice the
Peters saw that he could not
stop his car in time. Quick as a
flash he whirled his brake and
reversed the power. Swinging
to the ground, Ke leaped and ran
as he never did before. He and
the driverless car raced down the
track. Teters reached the7 child,
grabbed her and the car struck
him. He, with his burden, was
thrown to the pavement and roll
ed over and over. Then the car
Peter calmly brushed the
child's clothing, smoothed her
curls and sent her on her way.
"Big Jack" then boarded the car,
waved the-passengers aside, who
bothered him with compliments,
saw that he was two minutes late
and started up.
At the end of his run he found
"Big jjack" Peters. .
that he was so severely shaken urf
as to require medical attention.
That's all the story. It is not a
new 'one, but it will never be at?
old one y
CHILLY , '
You call this cold, pard? I have
seen It.twice as cold I swear fr
Socold in fact a man could cut
His name upon the air.
The first day you have trouble
strangle it. Let it hang around
thev house, a month and ;t will be
tltf -to fi' Tgiffi J Jy-