The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2 April 1906
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The Scrap Book. Volume 1, No. 2 April 1906

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  • THE SCRAP BOOK.
  • APRIL, 1906.
  • A MARVELOUS RECEPTION.
  • The Latest Viewpoints of Men Worth While.
    • IS THE RICH YOUNG MAN HANDICAPPED?
    • TO TEACH TRADES TO YOUNG WORKERS.
    • A COLLEGE CAREER—IS IT WORTH WHILE?
    • ATHENIAN CULTURE IS AMERICA'S NEED.
    • NOTABLE NEGLECT OF INDUSTRIAL ARTS.
    • BELGIAN DRAMATIST CRITICIZES NEW YORK.
    • WHAT "PUNCH" HAS MEANT TO ENGLAND.
    • THE OLD JOURNALISM COLORED BY THE NEW.
    • HOW TO ASSIMILATE THE BEST IN BOOKS.
    • ARE WE SURFEITED WITH WIT AND HUMOR?
    • WOMAN'S REAL PLACE IN LITERARY WORK.
    • RACE SUICIDE MAY PROVE A BLESSING.
    • WORTH WHILE TO LIVE IN A LARGE CITY.
    • MAKING MONEY IS A RELIGIOUS DUTY.
    • LET DOCTORS TELL WHAT THE MATTER IS.
    • FOOD AS A PRIME FACTOR OF CHARACTER.
    • DR. W.S. RAINSFORD A FORCEFUL FIGURE.
    • LESSONS THAT MAY BE LEARNED FROM BIRDS.
    • CHINA IS SEEKING WESTERN LEARNING.
  • Love-Letters of the Great.
    • QUEEN VICTORIA'S ROMANCE.
    • LEIGH HUNT AND HIS MARIANNE.
    • THE KINGLY LOVE OF CHARLES I.
    • NAPOLEON TO HIS FIRST LOVE.
    • THE FIDELITY OF WASHINGTON.
    • BRIEF BUT SINCERE "OLD NOLL."
    • POE'S HEART IN A TIME OF TRIAL.
    • THE LOVE OF BISMARCK.
  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.
    • II.
    • III.
  • THE GIANT AND PYGMY OF BOOKLAND.
  • The Great Southwest.
    • The Empire State of the Future.
    • Texas Now Leads in Railways.
    • The Land of Corn and Cotton.
    • What Statehood Will Mean.
    • The Growth of the Gulf Ports.
    • Galveston and the Panama Canal.
  • ALL KINDS OF THINGS.
    • HOW MELODRAMA WAS ECLIPSED BY TRUTH.
    • COINCIDENCES IN PARIS COURT.
    • THE FIRST SIGHT OF A WHITE FACE.
    • HUNTING DOWN THE SHY NEGRITO.
    • HOW THEY CONSTRUCT ENGLISH IN BELGIUM.
    • A REQUEST TO "TWIRL THE PAGE."
    • PRACTICAL JOKING OF EUGENE VIVIER.
    • "A MOST GENTLEMANLY EMPEROR."
    • ARTERIES AND VEINS AS A RACE-COURSE.
    • MILEAGE OF THE HUMAN BLOOD.
    • SOME MICROSCOPIC EUROPEAN REPUBLICS.
    • ONE IS IN THE LOWER PYRENEES.
    • WEIGHTS OF THE SEXES AT DIFFERENT AGES.
    • MEN ARE FATTEST AT FORTY.
    • SPENDS TEN MONTHS GAZING INTO MIRROR.
    • WOMAN'S AVERAGE IN A LIFETIME.
    • ANIMAL ENDURANCE PUTS MAN TO SHAME.
    • DESPAIR YIELDS TO COURAGE.
    • EGGS OF VARIOUS FOWLS MUCH ALIKE.
    • GOOSE'S CONTAIN MOST PROTEIN.
    • A CHECK FOR THOUSANDS ON A PINE SHINGLE.
    • A PIONEER BANKER'S READINESS.
  • Robert Emmet's Speech of Vindication.
  • The Rivals.
  • LITTLE GEMS FROM TENNYSON.
  • HOW TO TELL A WOMAN'S AGE.
  • ODDITIES OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE.
  • The Prophecies of Bonaparte.
  • REJECTED BOOKS THAT WON FAME.
  • Con Cregan's Legacy.
  • GEORGE III SOUGHT HEAVEN'S AID.
  • HOW PUNSTERS SMITE THE LYRE.
    • THE AHKOOND OF SWAT.
    • THE DYING SHOEMAKER.
    • I WANT TO GO TO MORROW.
    • FINALE.
    • THE WASHERWOMAN'S SONG.
  • Mr. Caudle Lends Five Pounds.
  • How They Got On In The World.
    • RISE OF A CHORE BOY.
    • A Student of Fishes.
    • Selecting His Aids.
    • FATHER OF GERMAN STEEL.
    • FRIGHTENED JAY GOULD.
    • WORK WAS TOO EASY.
    • A SOLDIER OF FORTUNE.
    • HOW GARFIELD ROSE.
    • TURNED OVER BRICKS.
    • AN OIL KING'S START.
    • CAME BACK FOR MORE.
  • A "YELLOW JOURNAL" GLOSSARY.
  • GRAVE, GAY, AND EPIGRAMMATIC.
    • THE PIPE THAT FAILED.
    • ANCIENT, BUT IT GOES.
    • RILEY'S RYE PATCH.
    • IN A SHOE STORE.
    • AT NAPOLEON'S TOMB.
    • THE OTHER SIDE.
    • TIPS FOR AUTHORS.
    • HIS IMPOLITE QUERY.
    • ARTEMUS WARD'S ADVICE.
    • LOST.
    • IT WOULD NOT "DOWN."
    • LABORERS WERE PLENTIFUL.
    • FEMININE ARITHMETIC.
    • FAR IN THE FUTURE.
    • CRUSHED.
    • IN A STREET CAR.
  • Poems by Dickens and Thackeray.
    • THE IVY GREEN.
    • THE CHURCH PORCH.
  • World-Famous Bachelors.
    • BARUCH DE SPINOZA (Holland—1632-1677).
    • RENÉ DESCARTES (France—1596-1650).
    • SIR ISAAC NEWTON (England—1642-1727).
    • EMANUEL SWEDENBORG (Sweden—1688-1772).
    • IMMANUEL KANT (Prussia—1724-1804).
    • FRANÇOIS MARIE AROUET VOLTAIRE (France—1694-1778).
    • HORACE WALPOLE, EARL OF ORFORD (England—1717-1797).
    • EDWARD GIBBON (England—1737-1794).
    • SIR FRANCIS DRAKE (England—1540-1596).
    • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (Germany—1770-1827).
    • JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER (United States—1807-1892).
    • SAMUEL JONES TILDEN (United States—1814-1886).
  • Little Glimpses of the 19th Century
    • SECOND DECADE.
    • 1811
    • 1812
    • 1813
    • 1814
    • 1815
    • 1816
    • 1817
    • 1818
    • 1819
    • 1820
  • POE AND LONGFELLOW
    • ON THEIR LOST LOVES.
    • ANNABEL LEE.
    • VIA SOLITARIA.
  • The Beginnings of Stage Careers.
    • BLANCHE BATES BALKED.
    • To Teach or Not to Teach.
    • Too Good for Daly's.
    • MILLER'S STAR OF DESTINY.
    • STORM FOR MISS RUSSELL.
    • MEDAL SET MANTELL GOING.
    • GILLETTE DESERTED LAW.
    • Success Follows Failure.
    • BELLEW WAS A SAILOR.
  • TRIBUTES TO DEAD BROTHERS.
    • SIR ECTOR TO SIR LAUNCELOT.
    • INGERSOLL'S EULOGY.
  • America's First Great Poem.
    • THANATOPSIS.
  • PRE-EASTER PHILOSOPHY.
  • Classics From Carlyle.
  • Night View of a City.
    • In Nature's Wilds.
  • THE ACTUAL HEIGHT OF SEA WAVES.
  • BASEBALL BARDS "ON DECK."
    • THE OLD ENTHUSIAST.
    • THE BOY WHO KEEPS THE BATS.
    • CASEY AT THE BAT.
  • FOIBLES OF LITERARY MEN.
  • The World's Fastest Trains.
    • The Empire State Express.
    • Fast Time to Atlantic City.
    • The World's Largest Station.
    • Good Road-Beds Abroad.
    • Europe's Fast Averages.
  • THE BEGINNINGS OF THINGS.
  • A RESCUED POEM.
    • EVOLUTION.
  • A HOROSCOPE OF THE MONTHS.
    • Faults Are Impatience and Anger.
    • Traditions of the Month.
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