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rev V*, S-T&" V. At?flrst the infant, Mewling pna nuking in the nurse's arms: i®jF^ Then a/eoldier, |jp5fv( Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard. Jealous In honor, sudden and quick in quarrel. Seeking the bubble reputation Even in the cannon's mouth: INHERENT TALENT. Deacon Shanghai: "Dat boy certainly is full ob music, Mrs. Jackson." Mrs. Jackson: "Yes, deacon hit comes nachel toe dat chile. His pap war run ovah by one ob dem street planners. MRS. PIG DISGUSTED '&* I "Can't you children behave a little more Hfce pigs and less like a bargain V, ,j .r "Mummy, dear, quick, lend me your powder puff. Here comes that little boy I was introduced to at the party last week!" Counter erowd ?"—Scrlbner's. 7 -t,.„ LOUIS WAIN'S CATS IN SHAKESPEARE SEVEN AGEC And then the whining schoolboy, with his sate' And shining morning ."ace, creeping like snail I'p'viliirc'v .vV.nnl' ••••.• THE OTTUMWA COURIER, And then the justice, In fair i*ourid belly, with good capon lin'd, With eyes severe and beard of formal cut,. Full of wise saws and modern instances And so he plays his part. /'////, -,.4 uS« aj —A.. _d-. •*. /, r'i U4 a t?x m.^ jfX ,/"%» r%f 0?^£f -V l±l\ /r* HOMt CA5UAL& Last scene of all, That ends this strange, eventful history Is second childishness and mere oblivion: Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything THE RISING GENERATION. SE»iS» 'ft -,-\ 1 $HAVtMG. FOR CUTTING AND SHAI*poork ti'iil. Alother: I saw that man deliberately kiss you tonight. STRING PARTY FEKLIVC W The Squire—Well, George, did ye vote? George—Yessir. The Squire—Who for? George—I dunno his name, sir, but he's the one wot had the ginger Whiskers, 'Al' 1/, I And then the lover, Sighing like furnace, with a woeful ballad \lade his mistress' eyebrow: T.TABBY FUR CUTTER CTIBB3 CAT».., I row ove) /LVJ The sixth age shifts Into the lean and slipper'd pantaloon, With spectacles on nose and pouch on side, His youthful hose well sav'd a world too wide For his shrunk shank and his big, manly voic Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound SUCH A SELF SACRIFICING GIRL. mtm&k Daughter: "Well, he threatened he would kiss you if I objected, so I saved you.". 1, l-VVfc a?* $5 rr^ *4 fit* I SHARP KID -J M? mmmm M, Mother (after administering' a whipping)—You know, Eva, it hurta me just as much as it does you. Eva—Yes, mother, but not in tb# same place. -V -NAN SENSE. D'ye ken aboot Saundle G«lks? •He's wearln his falthar's breeka ."i He fell frae a bifc® On the tap o' spike. 'An he winna be well for weeks!" Uitefnl. "Slang has an educational value." "How's that?" "It emphasizes the beauty of refirft English."—Exchange. I m$w0$ FAREWELL TO FREEDOM st ir goi "Today will be Brown's last independence day." "What's the matter? Is he going to die?" No he sets married tonight." wr ,i« '$ I#*" Poker, f"' f" Bat Bioli Still Excel at Women nowadays play whist than the men do.—Somerviile Jouri !r. mh !V.t ,h v:ki?.V I Ii: I ?T S V.«: W^-i..