October 1958

Volume 9
Issue 6


A Glorification of Southern Patriotism— Balanced by Depiction of Northern Cruelty
Old-time logging in the Pacific Northwest was “a wildly wonderful if tragically heedless era”; there are those who still mourn its passing
When American colonists sorely needed friends, a Dutch island governor risked political ruin by saluting the rebels’ flag
An erratic genius and his sober-sided partner made their product a household necessity and built fortunes which their numerous progeny have spent in ways both beneficent and bizarre
Gentle Sarah Hale, widowed at forty, created our first successful women’s magazine and popularized the Paris fashions she regarded with deep distrust
Congress agreed to join Britain in suppressing the brutal and cunning slave trade, but Southern influence hamstrung the Navy when it came to enforcing the law
A letter to a French friend
A restrospect of the Sacco-Vanzetti trial
One lady, he said, saved his head from the block; now another is rescuing his reputation
It took a decade of effort, heart-breaking disappointments, and the largest ship afloat before Cyrus Field could lay a successful cable across the Atlantic
October 1958