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
BOY OF 16 CROWNED RULER OF
4uSfew vi? fHla
Jultan AKme4 Mirza
With his boyish fists holding the
heavy crown over his head to prevent
it from slipping down and .masking
his face, Sultan Ahmed Mirza was
crowned shah of Persna on the at
tainment of his legal majority, 16
years, this week. The crown con
tains the famous Daria-I-Noor dia
mond, otherwise known as the great
Mogul, which weighs 200 carats.
Paraguay is the home of a giant
wasp so terrible that most native for
est hunters fear it more than they do
snakes, centipedes or spiders.
WESTERN MAN HEADS ORDER
ft e-tlje -fcfctftC, '
The Elks picked Raymond Benja
min of California as the grand exalt
ed ruler at the Denver convention.
When not leading the Elks, Benjamin
earns his living by acting as assistant
to the attorney general of his home
"A triangle is a square with only
"The principal vegetable and min
eral products in America are tinned
meat and borking strictors."
"Tme temperate zone is the region
where no one drinks too much."
"A corps is a dead gentleman; a
corpse is a dead lady."
"To keep mflk from turning sour
you should leave it in the cow."
"To the question 'How would you
divide four potatoes among five per
Bons?" came the answer 'Mash 'em.'
t&a&rtwvwjmti; ; ifljjfliMiifriiiiifci