WANTED-FAT BABIES FOR CROCODILE BAIT. WANTED—Fat babies for crocodile bait. Will bo brought home alive. When I ..

... WANTED-FAT BABIES FOR CROCODILE BAIT. WANTED—Fat babies for crocodile bait. Will bo brought home alive. When I first saw this advertisement in a Ceylon newspaper I thought it was a juke. Afterwards I learned that it was by this meaus that the crocodile ...

Published: Saturday 20 September 1890
Newspaper: Pearson's Weekly
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 217 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

BABIES FOR CROCODILE BAIT

... BABIES FOR CROCODILE BAIT. R.ble;;;;;;;i:ei for crocodilebait. Will be returned alive. If newspapers abounded in Ceylon as much as crucidiles do, advertisements worded like the foregoing would be common in their want columns. As it is, the English ...

Published: Saturday 03 August 1889
Newspaper: Wexford People
County: Wexford, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 198 | Page: 9 | Tags: none

BABIES AS CROCODILE BAIT

... BABIES AS CROCODILE BAIT. Wanted, fat babies for crocodile bait. Will brought home alive. When I first saw this advertisement in Ceylon newspaper, says writer, I thought it was a joke, Afterwarda learned that it by tbit meant that the crocodile hunters ...

Published: Friday 28 June 1895
Newspaper: Bridport News
County: Dorset, England
Type: Article | Words: 202 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

IFACTS AND FANCIES

... to guide the seamen. Possibly the windmill dynamos might be adapted to domestic purposes. BABIES FOR CROCODILE BAIT.— Babies wanted for crocodile bait. Will be returned alive. If newspapers abounded in Ceylon as much as crocodiles .do, advertisements ...

Published: Monday 14 May 1888
Newspaper: South Wales Echo
County: Glamorgan, Wales
Type: Article | Words: 1036 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

Babies for Balt

... Babies for Balt. Wanted—Fat babies for crocodile bait. Will bronght home alive.” When Ifirst saw this advertisement in Ceylon newspaper,” Richard Kinghorn, ‘' I thought it was joke. Afterwards I learned that it was this means that the croosdile hnnters ...

Published: Saturday 19 July 1890
Newspaper: South London Press
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 228 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Heifer with ‘‘ Sturdy.”

... good dose of Epsom salts, and report again in a few days. Wanted—Fat Babies for Croco- dile Bait. Wanted—Fat babies for crocodile bait. Will he brought homo alive.” When I first saw this advertisement Ceylon newspaper I thought was joke. Afterwards I learned ...

Published: Friday 11 September 1891
Newspaper: Donegal Independent
County: Donegal, Republic of Ireland
Type: Article | Words: 298 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

A QUEEN’S THOUGHTS

... by mothers in Ceylon, trouble would spared in many a liousehold, says the Ceylon Catholic Messenger. Babies wanted for crocodile bait* Will be returned alive.” If newspapers abounded in Ceylon much as crocodiles do, advertisements liketba foregoing would ...

Published: Saturday 31 May 1890
Newspaper: Preston Herald
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1002 | Page: 10 | Tags: none

ELECTION OF ST. IVES BOROUGH AUDITORS

... A 1 ■, r. lb,vie. Feb. BABIrS AS CROCODILE BAIT. A PROFITABLE PRACTICE FOB DUSKY MOTHERS A sailor who spent some years in Ceylon 1 asserts that the Cingalese'mothers rogu- larly hire out their babies as crocodile bait. These arc his words: Baby bail is ...

Published: Thursday 09 March 1911
Newspaper: The Cornish Telegraph
County: Cornwall, England
Type: Article | Words: 1005 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

s*tx» «tib g*nat9

... eaerow «o their pareota. lUbici rou Barr.—An American paper gives the following veracious report“ Wanted—Fat hakim for crocodile bait. Will bo brought homo alive. Wheal M saw tbit advertisement a Ceylon newspaper. said Richard Kioghorn to a Cmcago Trttnau ...

Published: Wednesday 10 September 1890
Newspaper: Oswestry Advertiser
County: Shropshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1011 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

BROWN BABIES FOR BAIT

... BROWN BABIES FOR BAIT. Rims wanted for crocodile bait. Will be returned alive. If newspapers abounded in Ceylon as much as crocodiles do, advertisements worded like the foregoing would be common in their want columns. As it is, the English crocodile ...

Published: Saturday 29 June 1895
Newspaper: Pearson's Weekly
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 724 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

TIM ASTMS RIM VIC&T 11111)

... hands. I felt that I was being made fns of the world of art all at Wes. BAZNIT MCCRBA. for Balt. Wanted—Fat babies far crocodile bait. Will be brought home alive.' Whoa I first saw this advertisement in a Ceylon newspaper, said Ricbard King. born, a ...

Published: Saturday 21 June 1890
Newspaper: Toronto Daily Mail
County: Ontario, Canada
Type: Illustrated | Words: 784 | Page: 12 | Tags: none