Welcome back again to another round of nostalgia for those Good Ol’ Days of one century ago, which we all so fondly remember from our youth (if you’re Methuselah, with selective amnesia). Courtesy of the October 1912 issue of Cartoons Magazine.
And what would be the paradise of the Good Ol’ Days, without a snake in the midst? Above, tempting good, honest folks with the lure of easy money, is race track gambling, by Charles Henry Sykes.
Click on the above & below pictures, to view the cartoons in detail, and read their captions.
Beneath, seasonal lamentation over the fading of that popular men’s fashion accessory, the straw hat, from several cartoonists.
Above, Baseball, Football, Golf, and Yachting… by Robert Satterfield, North, and future Essany Studios animator, Jeff Carlson.
Below, more temptation, this time tobacco, and involving some newly established laws to prevent selling it to kids. By Lynch, Satterfield, and Perry.
Beneath, by Bronstrup, the Chinese Republic had overthrown the rule of the China’s Emperor approaching a year ago, and was still wondering when the U.S. was going to recognize it.
Above, more, from Hruska, Elmer Donnell, John Campbell Cory, and O’Loughlin.
Above, still more struggles of Man, by George W. French and others.