Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 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
W tr-im- nrtotf-
USA. - ., "JCV
Eft ' y -
OfiER EERCISE CF A fCV3IKlPi.H ) ,
BB YOO CAN "BECOME A APOLLO, J
Talking about a shortage of food at
i time period during his last expedition,
Sir JErnest Shackleton tells an amus
I 'ing 'story of one of his companions.
iDn his return to England his boot
'anaker met him, and asked:
TJrm AtA vml find fhnsA hnnn T
l Hun uiu juu uuy uo. uuuuj x
.made for you?"
- t'3est I ever tasted!" was the
o o .
PPDPPrVTI Y PI AIISiRf P
Bh Canilhii fiustnmpr Tint if Tin's o
'yoime horse, why do his lees bend
Dealer Ah, sir, the poor animal
is been living in a stable too low for
m, and he'd had to stoop.
-e o 0
SlSp you think a woman should get
8ewages of a man?" - ,
?lt aepenas on wnemer sne is mar- '
ed to him or not."
BUT NOT UNHONOREP
Little Robert was having a party.
He was the apple of his mother's, eye
whatever that is and she believed
him to be something quite out of the
ordinary and so he was!
Directly his little guests arrived,
they, and their unhappy parents,
were taken to see darling Robert's
prizes won in the fields of learning
and sport. The sporting ones were
mostly consolation prizeB, won at
sack-racing when the other entrants
had fallen down. Thevrest were for
good conduct, darling Rdbert not
having the spirit to do anything
"And what is this splendid 'chal
lenge cup for?"
"Oh, that," replied the beaming
mother, "is for the three-mile cross
country handicap last year!"
"Oh, really ! Why, I thought young
Harrison won that?"
"Well er in a way, of course, he
did. But we gave this to 'Robert
ourselves, because he would have
won only he, did not hear the
starter's pistol go off!"
o o ,
He was one of the smart men who
like to show their cleverness.
"See rae make him look small," he
said, as the beggar approached. Then,
he listened solemnly to the tale of
"That's the same old story you told
me last week," he said, when the va
grant had finished.
"Is it?" was the reply. "E'r'aps T
did, pVaps I did," he admitted; "but
I'd quite forgotten meeting you. fpt
the moment I was in jajl last week
and there was such a lot of us, you
"I should think the South Ameri
cans would be an awfully dizzy peo
ple." "You would!"
' "Yes, so many revolutions, ytm