Sarcasm and Sense

Sarcasm and Sense

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...can do good for the community in which they reside, or help its business or its general good, they blow in as well as anybody. The business Jew is an object lesson of careful looking out for number one, that may well be used by educators of young business boys as illustrations of what a good business man may be, a lesson to follow. Cities and states would be better off financially if more Jews should be called to political positions where money is to be saved and handled carefully, than they are when men want to hold financial positions who are only qualified to spend money, and not to save it. A corporation that has a good solid Jew as its treasurer, never fails, but always has money ahead. Some day a Jew will be treasurer of the United States, and then the government will not make a big bluff at richness on borrowed money, but will earn it before spending it. The only thing The Sun has against the Jews is that they don't buy a couple of million repeating rifles and go to France and raise merry hades with the Jew baiters, and drive them into the ocean. THE HORSELESS CARRIAGE. The day of the automobile has come, and the queer old people who try to stand in the way of its progress are going to be run over by its large tires and have the ancient wind squeezed out of them. The Chicago park commissioners, composed of a few old "Father Times," who may be interested in the livery business or the fertilizer industry, adopted a resolution against the automobile carriage in the parks, but a judge who was born since this country was settled, and who expected to live a few years in that city, declared that the park commissioners had no right to shut out the motor carriage, and the old fossils who tried to keep the noiseless, horseless...
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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236741374
  • 9781236741370