The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3 May 1906
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The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3 May 1906

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  • THE SCRAP BOOK.
  • MAY, 1906.
  • MARK TWAIN'S IDEAL GENTLEMAN.
  • The Latest Viewpoints of Men Worth While
    • A PLEA FOR THE HIGHER ECONOMY.
    • The Surgeon's Knife Needed.
    • KINDLY WORDS FROM PASTOR WAGNER.
    • JOSEPH'S CORNER IS NOW DEFENDED.
    • SOCIALISM'S LATEST MILLIONAIRE CONVERT.
    • THE RICH MAN IS NOW THE UNDER DOG.
    • GREAT SERVICES AND GREAT FORTUNES.
    • FOR THE REFORM OF ENGLISH SPELLING.
    • How Dr. Johnson Takes It.
    • THE PUNISHMENT TO FIT THE OFFENDER.
    • DOES COEDUCATION FEMINIZE COLLEGE?
    • PREDOMINANCE OF COLLEGE ATHLETICS.
    • SHAW RAGES AGAINST THE AMATEUR STAGE.
    • KAISER MAKES NEW TEN COMMANDMENTS.
  • PARADOX PROVERBS.
  • WHEN THE LAST CURTAIN FELL.
  • Creating Wealth From Waste.
    • Tin Pans for Complexions.
    • Only the Pig's Squeal Gets Away.
    • Drugs from Dead Cattle.
    • Glycerin a By-Product.
    • Wealth in Refuse Heaps.
    • Fortunes Lurk in Old Wool.
    • Where Old Magazines Go.
    • Valuable Gas Ran to Waste.
  • OLD MAY-DAY CUSTOMS.
  • SOME DEEP-SEA HUMOR.
  • How They Got On In The World.
    • A TITLED INVENTOR.
    • Perfects His Wool-Comber.
    • Head Not Turned by Fortune.
    • HARD-FIGHTING EDITOR.
    • Competitors Tried to Crush Him.
    • His Announcement of His Marriage.
    • A BARBER LINGUIST.
    • Learned from Customers.
    • Faculty Not Easily Acquired.
    • GAMBLING IS A VICE, BUT—
    • Young Keene's Period of Poverty.
    • Turning Failure into Success.
  • The Tapestried Chamber.
  • THE DIARY OF AN OLD MAID.
  • GRAVE, GAY, AND EPIGRAMMATIC.
    • COMPENSATION.
    • EASTER GOSSIP.
    • FAR FROM MARKET.
    • MOZART'S MILITARY MARCH.
    • THE BOSS.
    • CHANGES.
    • THE SULTAN'S THREAT.
    • A FRAGMENT.
    • REED'S WAY OUT OF IT.
    • CAUSE FOR ALARM.
    • A CORRECTION.
    • WHEN THE BIG STICK WOULDN'T DO.
    • DESERVED TO LIVE.
    • SENATORIAL COURTESY.
  • The Nation's Conscience Fund.
    • Faith in Fellowmen Awakened.
    • To His Majesty, the President.
    • Prosperity Stirs the Conscience.
    • The Shadow of the Great Hereafter.
    • Five Cents From Kansas.
  • HOCH, DER GOVERNOR OF KANSAS.
  • ALL KINDS OF THINGS.
    • HUMOROUS SIDE OF THE POSTAL SERVICE.
    • ILLITERACY OF RURAL OFFICIALS.
    • A MAN'S CHARACTER IS AS HIS NOSE IS.
    • SIZE AND SHAPE ARE SIGNIFICANT.
    • SUPPOSED ORIGIN OF AMERICAN LYNCH LAW.
    • ROUGH JUSTICE IN OLD VIRGINIA.
    • THE SORT OF NEWS OUR ANCESTORS READ.
    • GLEANINGS FROM OLD JOURNALS.
    • FIRST SELF-MADE MAN IN THIS COUNTRY.
    • WAS INVENTOR OF THE SEXTANT.
    • EUROPEAN MONARCHS WHO SMOKE TOBACCO.
    • KING EDWARD'S BRIER-ROOT PIPE.
    • MAN'S LIFE AS AFFECTED BY HIS VOCATION.
    • SOME LONG-LIVED PROFESSIONS.
    • RARE WORKMANSHIP IN OLD TIMEPIECES.
    • ILL-FATED MARY'S SKULL-WATCH.
    • THE MONEY KINGS OF ANCIENT ROME.
    • THEIR RECORDS OF EXTRAVAGANCE.
    • MACHINES TAKE JOBS OF INSURANCE AGENTS.
    • THEY ISSUE POLICIES IN ENGLAND.
    • THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ARITHMETICAL SIGNS.
    • HOW THEY FIRST CAME TO BE USED.
  • HOUSEHOLD GODS IN TRANSIT.
    • FURTHERUPTOWN!
    • A MOVING BALLAD.
  • BROTHERS TO SISTERS.
    • RÉNAN'S DEDICATION.
    • WHITTIER'S TRIBUTE.
    • FIELD'S APPRECIATION.
  • The Personal Character of the Czar.
    • Mystery Enshrouds Czar and Sultan.
    • A Former Instructor's Impression.
    • "Nothing Disconcerts Him."
    • As Seen by Two American Business Men.
    • Andrew D. White's Somber Picture.
    • Scathing Censure From Tolstoy.
    • Unsteady and Self-Complacent.
    • The Majesty That Hedges a King.
    • William T. Stead's Opportunities.
  • ANECDOTES OF AUTHORS.
  • WHEN THE MUSE CUTS BAIT.
    • THE COLD-WATER MAN.
    • THE ANGLER'S CHANT.
    • FISH LINES.
    • THREE FISHERS.
  • BULLS IN PARLIAMENT.
  • The Part of Chance in Progress.
    • The Origin of Tinted Paper.
    • Asphalt as a Street Pavement.
  • HATE FOR NAPOLEON TURNED TO LOVE.
  • The Story of the Snow Elinora.
    • Story Told by an Officer.
    • Tried to Sink Ship with Knife.
    • The Chief Accepted Ransom.
    • Sacrificed Seaman to Gods.
    • The Captain Was Merciless.
    • The Harvest of Death.
  • 1868—DECORATION DAY—1906.
    • LINCOLN'S SPEECH AT GETTYSBURG.
  • Blue Laws in Old New England.
  • THE PHILOSOPHY OF TROUBLE-SEEKING.
  • THE BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD.
  • Little Glimpses of the 19th Century.
    • THIRD DECADE.
    • 1821
    • 1822
    • 1823
    • 1824
    • 1825
    • 1826
    • 1827
    • 1828
    • 1829
    • 1830
  • FROM THE COUNTRY PRESS.
    • A CANADIAN VIEW OF PUNCH.
    • CONCERNING MRS. TAYLOR.
    • A SUGGESTIVE FAREWELL.
    • A QUIET NIGHT IN PLUSH.
    • FASHION NOTES IN ARIZONA.
    • MULE PAWNED FOR LICENSE.
    • THE REASON.
    • IT WONT HAPPEN AGAIN.
  • GATHER YE ROSEBUDS.
  • The Beginnings of Stage Careers.
    • LACKAYE NEARLY A PRIEST.
    • Trip to Rome Abandoned.
    • Compliment for Brady.
    • ROYLE TOOK MANY BUFFETS.
    • Short on Words.
    • A Fortunate Rejection.
    • HOPPER WAS AN "ANGEL."
    • MISS ALLEN BEGAN AT TOP.
    • With "Joe" Jefferson.
    • Monotony the Bane of the Footlights.
    • WILSON CAME WITH CLOGS.
    • Instructor in Fencing.
    • Snatched Victory from Defeat.
  • TWO IMMORTAL HYMNS.
    • LEAD, KINDLY LIGHT.
    • ABIDE WITH ME.
  • FROM THE LIPS OF ANANIAS.
    • SPEAKING OF FLOODS.
    • STRONG WATER.
    • A SILVER-PLATED CAT.
    • A SUPERSENSITIVE HEN.
    • PEWTER'S INDUSTRIAL BUGS.
    • A HAIR-RAISING TALE.
  • The Stolen Letter.
  • Books.
  • A HOROSCOPE OF THE MONTHS.
    • THIRD INSTALMENT.
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