Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1777-1963 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
fian'ds out for tie warden's handcuffs.
.'"Lord, Maxwell, where did you get that crazy old boat?" asked the other, in no unfriendly manner. "Afraid we were going to-steal her? Or did you fancy a little swim in the cool of the night, eh?" Maxwell made no reply. Something was swelling in his heart and rose into his throat, chokingly and in imagination he heard the swish, swish of Morton's oars. $HE'S "NEWSY" TO GET MONEY FOR MUSIC LESSONS Evansville, Ind. Miss Ethel Mal vore has grit, as well as genius. The other day she gave the newsboys of Evansville a great run for their money and heaps to talk and wonder over when she started selling papers. "What you doing that for?" asked one little fellow with great surprise. Then she confided to him that she is earning money to pay expenses to go to Europe and study music. A CHANGE OF PLAN By Berton Braley. He'd read all the dope on attending to work And toiling to suit your employer; He knew that to loaf or to laze or to shirk Was quite an ambition destroyer; So he plunged into work with a zest and a vim And he did more than double his share of it; He needed a raise, for his wages were slim, But he knew that the boss would take care of it! For hadn't the books made this sim ple fact plain That people would recognize tal ent; That if you would work with your, might and your main The boss, with a manner most gal lant, Would give you a raise, though you said not a word, To show you were worth of credit; So he toiled and he sweated, but nothing occurred And life didn't go as he read it! The boss was aware of his merit, all right, But he said, "Why the deuce should I raise him So long as he's willing to work day and night For what his position now pays him?" But, weary with waiting, the worker grew wise; He said to himself, "Why, dod rot it! These books on success are a bundle of lies" So he struck for a raise and he got it! . ' 6 o NEVER, NO NEVER Blobbs Closefit tips the scales at 200 pounds." ' Slobbs Yes, but I've never known him to tip the waiter even to a dime."