Category Archives: How to Be Good

1882 Description of the Salvation Army

December 21, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page, 3d and 4th columns) THE SALVATION ARMY [Written for the Commonwealth] The Salvation Army in England has attracted much attention, especially within the last six months. Americans … Continue reading

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The Wayward Path of Too Much Conversation, Pickles, and Cakes

December 7, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 3d page, 2d column) After a serenade on last Saturday night three of our young townsmen were so well entertained till the hour of three by pleasant conversation, pickles … Continue reading

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Girls Advised Not to Flirt, 1882

September 21, 1882 (The Commonwealth, a newspaper of Scotland Neck, NC, 1st page, 6th column) FLIRTING WITH STRANGERS. The practice of flirting with strangers on the street, in the horse cars, in restaurants, etc., “just for fun” without the shadow of … Continue reading

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