The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6 August 1906
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The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6 August 1906

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  • THE SCRAP BOOK.
  • AUGUST, 1906.
  • THE TOMB OF NAPOLEON.
  • The Latest Viewpoints of Men Worth While
    • WHAT THE SUPREME COURT STANDS FOR.
    • The Men and the Tradition.
    • The Nation Sound at Bottom.
    • THE GERMAN KAISER'S CAMPAIGN FOR AMITY.
    • THE GENIAL SPORT OF GENEALOGISTS.
    • TEACHING IS A VERY POPULAR PROFESSION.
    • Changes in Occupation.
    • Teaching Monopolizes the Increase.
    • MEN OF THE SOUTH WERE NEVER REBELS.
    • War Has Settled Great Questions.
    • General Lee's Rebuke.
    • PLACE IN PUBLIC LIFE ONLY FOR PICKED MEN.
    • Hard Time for the Poor Man.
    • Must Give More Than Money.
    • The Most Dangerous Men.
    • THEY WOULD KEEP THE PEACE-DOVE HOVERING.
    • The Hague Conference as a Basis.
    • The Limits of Hospitality.
    • LIQUOR DEALERS COME OUT FOR TEMPERANCE.
    • Prohibitory Laws Evaded.
    • Favor White Ribbon Movement.
    • Intoxication Should Be Crime.
    • MACAULAY'S PROPHECY OF DEMOCRACY'S DOOM.
    • An Early Victorian Mother Shipton.
    • Restraining the Discontented Majority.
    • Statesman and Demagogue.
    • AN OPEN ATTITUDE IN STUDYING THE OCCULT.
    • Science and Experience.
    • THAT GREAT MYSTERY, THE COMMON TABBY.
  • DEFINITIONS OF "HOME."
  • RECESSIONAL.
  • FROM THE LIPS OF ANANIAS.
    • RUDYARD KIPLING'S LYRIC TO LIES.
    • SOME SNAKE STORIES.
    • DISCRIMINATING SPARROWS.
    • A GUN'S SELF-SACRIFICE.
    • A POWERFUL SALVE.
    • HOW THE PACK WAS PACKED.
    • A TALL TREE YARN.
    • REMARKABLE ECHOES.
  • The Graves of Our Presidents.
  • MILITARY RED TAPE IN INDIA.
  • A Fight With a Cannon.
  • Good Manners Fifty Years Ago.
    • Shopping.
    • Traveling.
    • Arrival at a Hotel.
    • Hotel Breakfast.
    • Hotel Dinner.
    • On Shipboard.
    • Things Not to Do.
    • Introductions.
  • DINNERS THAT CONSISTED OF BOOKS.
  • How They Got On In The World.
    • HE "PEELED OFF HIS COAT."
    • MADE TRAVEL LUXURIOUS.
    • Pullman's First Sleeping-Car.
    • COLT AND HIS REVOLVER.
    • Investors Were Timorous.
    • THE FIRST EXPRESSMAN.
    • Carpetbags First Express Cars.
    • A Builder of the West.
    • TRIUMPHS OF A RUNAWAY.
  • LETTERS FAMOUS FOR BREVITY.
  • BRAHMA.
  • The First Piano in Camp.
  • ALL KINDS OF THINGS.
    • THE THRIFTY FARMER OF MOUNT VERNON.
    • FIFTEEN SQUARE MILES OF LAND.
    • ELABORATE APPAREL OF OLD JOHN HANCOCK.
    • APTNESS AT PUNISHING THE PUNCH.
    • MEN WHOSE NAMES LIVE IN THEIR INVENTIONS.
    • ODD COINING OF SUITABLE WORDS.
    • HOW INSECTS CONDUCT THEIR CONVERSATIONS.
    • THE MUSIC OF THE GRASSHOPPER.
    • LUCKLESS SPY WHO SWALLOWED A BULLET.
    • A MESSAGE STRANGELY CONCEALED.
    • FINDING MONEY IN UNEXPECTED PLACES.
    • WEALTH WAS HIDDEN IN A CRUTCH.
    • NO ROYAL ROAD TO THE PRESIDENTIAL CHAIR.
    • ROUTES THROUGH POLITICAL MAZE.
    • BRIDEGROOM NAMED A BABY AS SECOND WIFE.
    • TRUTH BORN IN HONEYMOON JEST.
    • A LEARNED BLACKSMITH AND THE IRON HORSE.
    • BURRITT, THE SELF-MADE SCHOLAR.
    • ONE LEVIATHAN YIELDED $100,000.
    • ORIGIN OF HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT.
    • ANCIENT PARALLEL OF OUR JINGLE.
  • Spartacus to the Gladiators at Capua.
  • THE AVERAGE AGES OF ANIMALS.
    • LINES ON A SKELETON.
  • THE BEGINNINGS OF THINGS.
    • EVOLUTION OF THE PIANO.
    • THE FIRST LIGHTHOUSE.
    • ORIGIN OF THE TYPEWRITER.
    • THE FIRST PRINTED BOOK.
    • THE INVENTION OF MATCHES.
    • THE FIRST HORSE-CARS.
  • BEAUX AND GALLANTS OF FORMER DAYS.
  • CASEY'S REVENGE.
  • A Course From Trimalchio's Dinner.
  • Little Glimpses of the 19th Century.
    • SIXTH DECADE.
    • 1851
    • 1852
    • 1853
    • 1854
    • 1855
    • 1856
    • 1857
    • 1858
    • 1859
    • 1860
  • The Beginnings of Stage Careers.
    • SHE BEGAN IN "1492."
    • At Fifteen Dollars a Week.
    • Those Elusive Sleepers.
    • HYMN GOT WOODRUFF ON.
    • Chorus Boy In "Pinafore."
    • How the Rungs Were Climbed.
    • SELWYN LOST JOB AS USHER.
    • How a Job Was Captured.
    • An Energetic Salesman.
    • A Series of Discouragements.
    • How Selwyn Held Up Gillette.
    • Selwyn's Varied Make-Ups.
    • The Turning of the Long Lane.
    • Stranded in Chicago.
    • Striking the Iron While It Was Hot.
    • A Staggering Blow.
  • LOVE.
  • Chops the Dwarf.
  • Royal Visitors in America.
    • The Visit of Louis Philippe.
    • The Brothers of Napoleon.
    • The Two Sons of Murat.
    • The Prince of Wales's Tour.
    • Kings and Princes From Many Lands.
  • THE AGE OF THE EARTH.
  • AN ANTHOLOGY OF THE LINKS.
    • THE FANTOM OF THE LINKS.
    • THE LOST BALL.
    • GOLF IN CACTUS CENTER.
    • WHEN MACLAREN FOOZLED OUT.
    • THE LOST GRIP.
  • THE WORLD'S GREAT OPERAS.
    • Rienzi.
    • Wagner.
    • Argument.
  • WHERE ROOSEVELT USED THE PHRASE "THE STRENUOUS LIFE."
  • SYMBOLISM OF PLAYING-CARDS.
  • THE BATTLE OF THE "YATCHES."
  • Wit and Cruelty as Allies.
    • The Parson's Suggestion.
    • Lamb's Unkind Thrust.
    • A Weighty Politician.
    • Religiously Personal.
    • A Beggar's Benison.
    • Hard Hit by Napoleon.
    • A Triumph for Billingsgate.
    • David vs. Goliath.
    • An American Woman's Retort.
    • Silencing the Surgeon.
    • Thomas Lawson's Sharp Tongue.
    • The Deacon Smelled Sulfur.
    • Laying Up Treasure for Heaven.
    • Tact of Disraeli.
  • A HOROSCOPE OF THE MONTHS.
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