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People You Know

by George Ade

The Periodical Souse, the Never-Again Feeling and the Ride On the Sprinkling Cart.--The Kind of Music That Is Too Good for Household Use.--The One or Two Points of Difference Between Learning and Learning How.--The Night-Watch and the Would-Be Something Awful.--The Attenuated Attorney Who Rang In the Associate Counsel.--What Father Bumped Into at the Culture Factory.--The Search for the Right House and How Mrs. Jump Had Her Annual Attack.--The Batch of Letters, or One Day With a Busy Man.--The Sickly Dream and How It Was Doctored Up.--The Two Old Pals and the Call for Help.--The Regular Kind of a Place and the Usual Way It Turned Out.--The Man Who Had a True Friend to Steer Him Along.--The Young Napoleon Who Went Back to the Store On Monday Morning.--The High Art That Was a Little Too High for the Vulgarian Who Paid the Bills.--The Patient Toiler Who Got It in the Usual Place.--The Summer Vacation That Was Too Good to Last.--How an Humble Beginner Moved from one Pinnacle to Another and Played the Entire Circuit.--The Maneuvers of Joel and the Disappointed Orphan Asylum.--Two Young People, Two Photographers and the Corresponding School of Wooing.--The Married Couple That Went to Housekeeping and Began to Find Out Things.--The Samaritan Who Got Paralysis of the Helping Hand.--The Effort to Convert the Work Horse Into a High-Stepper.--The Self-Made Hezekiah and His Message of Hope to This Year's Crop of Graduates.--The Girl Who Took Notes and Got Wise and Then Fell Down.--What They Had Laid Out for Their Vacation.--The Experimental Couple and the Three Off-Shoots.


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