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[Illustration: C. A. BOGARDUS CHAMPION QUICKSHOT OF THE WORLD.]

ONE THOUSAND SECRETS

OF WISE AND RICH MEN

REVEALED

C. A. BOGARDUS Champion Quick Shot of the World

1907 DE LUXE · EDITION · LIMITED SPRINGFIELD, MO.

COPYRIGHTED 1898 BY C. A. BOGARDUS

REVISED AND ENLARGED 1907 FOURTEENTH EDITION

Transcriber's Note: This ebook does not contain any text that matches "The Art Department between pages 132 133," as listed in the Contents.

CONTENTS.

Chapter. Page.

I. Quick Shooting Records of C. A. Bogardus 7

II. Medical Department 10 Accidents and Emergencies What to Do 19 The Mind Cure 24 Poisons and Their Antidotes 25

III. Ink Department 27

IV. Cosmetic Department 32

V. Live Stock Department 35 How to tell the Age of Horses, Cattle, etc. 39

VI. Hog Department 43

VII. Poultry Department 51

VIII. Chemical Department 54

IX. Miscellaneous Department 61 What to Invent, and How to Protect Your Invention 78 Candy Directions for Making all Kinds of 85

X. Coin Department Illustrated List and Tables of Values of Rare Coins 95

Loisette's System of Memory 107 Useful Tables of Mnemonics 111

Facts Worth Knowing 121

Art Department between pages 132 133

Gems of Thought from Poor Richard's Almanac, etc. 135 Robert Burns 147

XI. Oratorical Department 149 Patrick Henry's Speech 149 Abraham Lincoln's Speech 152 Wm. J. Bryan's Speeches 153

Speeches of C. A. Bogardus 164

Address Delivered at Farmington, Iowa 165

Speech at Decatur, Indiana 169

Speech at Jacksonville, Ill. 174

What Next 189

ANNOUNCEMENT.

SPRINGFIELD, MO., August 28th, 1907.

TO THE PUBLIC:

In as much as the former editions of this book have been so well liked, excepting the type being so small, it has been mentioned by many that a correction in that particular would be well. I have revised and enlarged the book and it now appears from larger type.

C. A. B.

PREFACE.

Agesilaus, king of Sparta, being asked what things he thought most proper for boys to learn , replied: "Those things which they should practice when they become men ." His reply was in perfect harmony with the good judgment of mankind, and cannot fail to be appreciated by all who have good common sense. If Agesilaus lived at the present time, the question would most probably have included both boys and girls, and undoubtedly his reply would be so worded as to apply to men and women.

Mankind, especially of the United States, has two great duties. First, that of self support and education. Second, that of governmental support and national enlightenment. While I have thus divided man's responsibility in two parts, it might not be improper to obliviate the dividing line and say that man's duties are all under one comprehensive head, viz.: "Mankind's duty is to man... Continue reading book >>




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