P B K | Pink Brutus Knits

Contributor : THE BOY

simpler times.

So I’ve taken a month or two off from knitting, my most recent project being this sea star:

 

 

Isn’t it cute?  

 

Today I went back to the microfilms room to look up old family obituaries.  I became distracted by sensational headlines flashing by and began to write them down.  i share some with you from three days in october 1907:  

 

happy chief goes sadly to wigwam … pretty librarians flock to meeting … cupid cruises lake: visits couple in yacht … insane man shoots two deputy sheriffs … bullet kills wrong man … charge oyster stealing: company arrests bay man … indians strangle brothers … scores are killed in mine … senator figures as hero … negro kills teddy bear … gets no more beer: baby must be abstainer … shoots her husband: is fined one dollar … chinaman fined for gaming … india full of widows … horse steps on old man … bishops admit negroes … sleuths follow red trail … woman foils prisoners: prevents jail delivery … killed with baby in arms … woman accuses step son … horse “attends” school … father carries off baby … aeronauts make trial ascents to test air … two hanged in virginia … negroes kill officer in riot they start … found bleeding on tracks … boy shoots little brother … talk of amputation works marvelous cure … holds mob at bay with his toy pistol … teasure find stirs town … moors clamor for big holy war … football hero turns thief …

chinaman weds white girl … cough betrays two thieves … plan to move across street to dodge taxes … burglars use automobile … hubby sleeps with janitor … forturne inspires murder … drunk steamship’s wine and then beat steward … woman who tried to sell child owns home … chinaware figures in fierce family quarrel … boy avenges colt’s death … seeks food: steals hats … gets rattlesnake in mail … false husband is fugitive … japan not in war mood … man is too fat to drown … college boy kills mate in classroom of school … balloonists take long trip … fire horses run into pole … wars on big pompadours … dismissed by fiancee, he plunges to death: Howe had promised her to give up cigarettes and had broken his word …

conductor kills passenger … typist sets new records … grecian prince to be wed … weird noises startle Washington Blvd … finds wife dead in closet … quarrel at christening … kills herself after marking Bible verse … prodigal returns and is thrown from home … mere boy in drunken fight … his eye on pretty girl: boy drives through funeral procession that he didn’t see … sees balloon: falls dead

 

 

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