Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1949 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
said the young schoolmaster, after
the wide-eyed, respectful class had
But when he reached his home
Silas Prettyman was waiting for him
with a hearty handclasp."
"I wouldn't ha' believed it of you,"
he exclaimed. "Why, it's all over the
town and everybody's saying as now
we can begin to have a real school.
You little whippersnapper' Let me
feel your arm. Gosh almighty, where
did you git that?"
"Oh, I used to be light weight boxer
at Yale," answered the schoolmaster,
cheerfully. "But how about the cor
poral punishment njle, Fanner?"
' Prettyman grinned. "Say, young
feller," fie said, "the man who wins
out makes his own rules in general.
An' I want to put in the first big for
boarding you and Susie till you get
your house fixed. Thirty-five a month;
it'll be and you needn't pay in ad
vance. I guess you'll last now."
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
AT LAST A NEW JOKE!
r For ages, it seems, the comic artists have been doing the joke of the
small boy who goes fishing on Sunday and is detected by a clergyman and
reproved. Urgently beseeched to get o'ut of this rut, a bright artist on our
staff, who will some day make his mark, triumphantly produced the above
Notice how the truant pastor cringes when discovered with rod and
line by the good little boy going to Sunday school.
Little aprons of net or silver, gold
or aluminum tissue, closely wrought
with jeweled embroidery, appear on
some of the newest evening gowns.
Evening shoes of brocade, with
beautifully jewelled buckles, are in
shot or plain traffeta dresses for aft
ernoon wear consists of narrow bor
ders of tiny chalk or crysfal pearls in
quaint Russian or other barbaric de
sign outlining the corsage folding the
edge of the tunic or the elongated
pleast of the lightly draped panniers.
Pretty little evening mantelets are
making their appearance in all colors
One of the new trimmings on soft I and Muds and are replacing scarves,