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…wrapped her 5-months-old baby in a blanket, put her in the oven of the kitchen stove to keep warm and went out to gather fuel.

Omaha daily bee, Nebraska, January 07, 1915

The man in whose lap Mrs. Collins was sitting was said to be her brother George.

Smith knocked the ashes from his pipe and, walking into the back yard, jumped head first into a 28-foot well. When members of the fire department hauled him to the top they found he was uninjured.

Liss had in his shop 30 pounds of butts and 41,500 cigarettes made of that material.

To keep an army of men bodily clean is one of the herculean tasks with which all the warring forces must combat. The photo shows a bathroom in the trenches north of Soisson, only 100 yards away from the German lines, where the men can enjoy their accustomed ablutions. 

A select school for white children only

Linderman was whirling the pussy around his head when a policeman told him to stop. The cat struck the policeman and a battle ensued, in which Linderman came out in need of hospital attention.

from Stepping Stones to Americanism: A Quiz for Naturalization, What Applicants Must Know to Pass and Become Naturalized Citizens: Edited by Federal Judge Chas. F. Clemons 

tape worm removed alive in two hours by special remedy, head guaranteed. 

set off an alarm clock or fire a revolver out the window. or you might hurt a chair into the next room.

They were caught Saturday night pouring liquor through the bars with a paper funnel to the prisoners on the inside

the idea is to keep women out of the barrooms entirely.

also cures Milton of his horribly-last-season neckwear 

If you went to buy a lion whelp you wouldn’t accept a kitten as a substitute

The Summer Girl of ‘98

She wears a short skirt, striped shirt waist, and plaid stockings.

The hat the swell people are wearing.

Article printed in the San Francisco Call on April 16, 1898. Just over four months later, on August 12, 1898 Hawaii’s sovereignty was transferred to the United States. 

When a man visited the Museum, paying 25 cents admission, he was handed this book, “The Philosophy of Marriage and Catalouge of Museum”. After a man had gone through the museum and seen the horrible models, real or imaginary (more imaginary than real) put there for effect, it impressed him so he must consult Dr. Jordan about his case, if not it might end badly. So he would go to the Doctor and pay $5 for a thorough examination, including the urine.

After the Doctor examines the urine he tells the victim he finds much semen and particles of his brain in it and if not attended to soon, his case will turn out like the bad case he saw in the museum, that he had cured. It was an easy matter to land the victim after the bad scare he got in the museum.

                                             – California State Journal of Medicine (1916)

without whiskey, breakfast is just a waste.

Chief of Police Seymour’s edict that the anti-spitting ordinance must be enforced resulted in the arrest of five persons yesterday who expectorated upon the sidewalks,

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