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Ask Morgana 131: Cayetano de Arquer Buigas

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Dr Chase's Nerve Food, Montreal, 1919

Montreal Standard, 12 April 1919, page 22

“I don’t think I can go, Jessie, for I just feel wretched”

“Oh, I’m so sorry, for I did so want you to be there.” 363 more words


Consider the Saleswoman, Montreal, 1919

Montreal Daily Star, 8 November 1919, page 22

Consider the Saleswoman.

She has been in business for over thirty years, and she has known whereof she speaks, this saleswoman in one of the fashionable St Catherine street shops. 642 more words


Children's Amusements, Montreal, 1919

Montreal Daily Star 19 November 1919, page 24

Children’s Amusements

“My two girls are eleven and fourteen years old respectively. Should I allow them to accompany me to the theatre or the better class vaudeville houses?” 535 more words


Ball for the Prince of Wales, Montreal, 1919

Montreal Standard, 1 November 1919, page 25

Gaiety Reigned at the Citizen’s Ball in the honor of the Prince

An unqualified success and a most enjoyable event was the unanimous verdict on the Citizen’s Ball, in honor of his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, held in the Windsor Hotel, on Thursday, and attended by a representative and distinguished company. 569 more words


Borden's Naval Policy, cartoon, 1912

Montreal Daily Star, 7 December 1912, page 3

Borden Naval Policy


Etiquette of Calling, Montreal, 1911

Montreal Standard, 9 December 1911, page 26

Etiquette of Calling

The commencement of the winter season, and the consequent return of many of the residents to town, brings calling very much to the front once more, and the question at once presents itself as to who should take the initiative and be the first to call—should it be the earliest of the latest arrival? 574 more words