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…it shall be unlawful for them to eat onions between 7 o’clock in the morning and 6 in the evening, the closing hour for the shops.

And her husband broke her heart for he got tired of her and left with another woman. It’s a pity men are like that….but they are and you can’t change them. 

A bill from a Tacoma firm charging the county for 16 cents worth of paper plates has caused an inquiry to be made by the county commissioners to find who has been picnicking at the expense of the county.

Toland’s wife states that he becomes intoxicated and sells all the family goods.

Metzke was arrested some time ago on complaint of his wife, who accused him of having stolen the family parrot.

Miss Skarin claims her soul leaves her body at will, returning at her bidding.

Although police and the child’s parents thought that Andrew Bankley, aged nine months, had been smothered to death by a pet cat, a coroner’s jury decided that death was due to pneumonia.

Though not popular with the ladies, “Spivis,” a big white rat, is the darling of the SS. Delaware. He is champion mascot of the ship.

Raymond Clapsaddle’s red hair caused him to be mistaken for a squirrel by Fred Painter while both were hunting near here.

He declared that the status of vitamines [sic] in yeast, orange juice and raw milk was subject to “considerable speculation and faddism” and urged that the association publish an authorized statement to the value, possibilities and limitations of vitamines [sic].

Deaf mutes complain that motion picture players say naughty words

A Finnish housewife buys a new broom every morning – a necessary extravagance, since she sweeps her whole house every day, and the broom she uses is just a bundle of fresh, green birch leaves, whose natural dampness licks up the dust.

After his arrest in Boston. Charles Ponzi, whose financial exploits startled the world for weeks, is still in jail.

With his radio earmuffs attached, the farmer can hear the game

“Bell the Cat”

The Chicago Humane Society has sent out a nationwide request for owners of cats to bell their pets so birds may be warned of their approach.

In 1928, John Blymire believed that he had been cursed by Nelson Rehmeyer, and broke into Rehmyer’s home to find Rehmyer’s ‘spell book’. He and his accomplices (who likewise felt victimized by Rehmeyer) were unable to find the book, but did find Rehmeyer himself, whom they killed and mutilated in hopes that this would lift the curse. The resulting trial drew substantial media attention.

                                                                – Wikipedia


But Your Nose?

“When men become too lazy to kiss their wives it is time to quit”

These kittens were born in the net of a hook and ladder company at 47th and Halsted streets and make the run with the firemen every time there is a fire. As soon as the alarm comes in the mother cat  springs in with them.

Tea tasting is more than a profession. It is a fine art, and the artists educate their palates as opera stars cultivate the power of their larynxes

A Bavarian, of the city of Landshut, who had a good quantity of heavy Munich beer after his day’s work, went to bed, fell fast asleep and awoke next morning – with his false teeth stolen out of his mouth by a burglar.


‘Tis a gentleman’s shoe

The shoe for you

He is not to be ranked or classed with any of the common Chinamen who have flocked to our shores in such large numbers.

also dead hogs, old butter and grease.

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