Gallaher’s cigarettes included some very useful tips during 1900-1910. Each packet came with one of these handy life hacks, to help you with the important things in life, like crossing rivers and felling trees!
This one is genius. Just fill a small jar with hot water almost to the brim, and press the part of your hand with the splinter to the top of the bottle, creating a seal. The suction as the water cools will pull that splinter straight out!