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DISPUTE ABOUT A HOLYWELL HOTEL.…

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The Rule of the Road-A policeman. A Novel Complaint-A weakness for fiction. One person in four in Whitechapel is a Jew or Jewess. Astronomers say that the sun is not so old as the earth. Drowning was once a punishment for crime in Scotland. Seventy pounds' worth of coin is dropped in London daily. Bread baked from wood and bran was eaten in Paris during the siege. The invention of spectacles is commonly credited to Alessandro di Spina, about the year 1285. It is said that stammerers rarely if ever show any impediment of speech when speaking in whispers. With moderate care and good usage a horse's life may be prolonged to twenty hve, thirty. five, or forty years. The railways of England and Scotland derive a larger revenue from their goods than from their passenger traffic. The man who is always trying to create a sensation will very soon get so that he can't create even a disturbance. The most painful climbing on Fortune's lad- der is done by people who have been at the top and are trying to get back there. Scribbler: 'Does your wife] laugh at your jokes in the paper ?' Punster 'Yes, but only on pay-day.' She What seems to be the most popular air at present?' He That in the bicycle tyres, cf course.' Marriage generally takes all the poetry out of a man.' Then marriage is not a failure, after all.' The Father: 5 You ask my consent. What expectations have you?' The Suitor: I expect to get your consent.' The Mexicans eat salt with their oranges, both because they prefer the fruit so seasoned, and because it is considered to be more whole- some with salt. You never hear the bee complain Nor hear it weep or wail; But if it wish, it can unfold A very painful tail. In Brazil it is not customary for servants to reside in their employer's house. They come to work early in the morning and return home in the evening. She loves him so, she loves him so, And yet, there's one important thing That she'd like very much to know- The cost of her engagement ring. He: Well, thank heaven I am not as other men.' She t On the contrary. It is the other men who should be thankful. How many men each day you'll see- Of such there is no dearth— Whose only mission seems to be To take up room on earth. Mrs. Wellment: 'Poor fellow, have you no friends?' Beggar (sobbing): 'No, leddy; I hain't got cuthin' but relatives.

CURRENT POLITICS.

THE LATE BROTHER PRINCE.

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A FIREMAN BURNED TO DEATH.

THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR ON PEACE.

FEMALE ARTISTS.

BARKING DISASTER.

SENTENCE ON "HARRY THE VALET."

THE GORDON MEMORIAL COLLEGE.

IN A STORM ON HELVELLYN.

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AFRICAN FIGHTING,

MAJOR MACDONALDS REPORT.

I OLD-AGE PENSIONS.

EXCESSIVE IMPORTS.

MR. LEOPOLD DE ROTHSCHILD…

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