A bar at home, back to school and student athletes

Reflections from the files of the Saratoga Sun

 


100 Years Ago

How to Make Money at Home

Start a saloon in your own house. Be the only customer (you’ll have no license to pay). Go to your wife and give her two dollars to buy a gallon of whisky, and remember that there are sixty-nine drinks in a gallon. Buy your drinks from no one but your wife, and by the time the first gallon is gone she will have eight dollars to put in the bank and two dollars to start business again. Should you live ten years and continue to buy booze from her, and then die with snakes in your boots, she will have enough money to bury you decently, educate your ch...



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