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”A Reporter’s Work” THE Philadelphia papers, a few days ago, contained a notice of the death, at one of the hospitals, of F. Jennings Crute, a reporter on one of the newspapers of that city.  To the great majority of the unthinking public, the word…

  ”The Solmes Ghost”   “THAT’S all, sir. But I, I’ll never forget the way in which you’ve heard my story, father,” his rough voice a little unsteady. “No, Dick. Come now, let’s drink Miss Nelly;s health. You want to be off, I know.” I thought the…

”The Story of a Newspaper” AN odd chance enables me to lift the curtain on a scene a century and three years old, and from the glimpses of real life in dumb show on the stage you can make tragedies and romances enough.  I unearthed the other day half…

”The Temple of Fame” WE Americans have found a short cut to truth, which we use on every occasion. No matter what the subject in doubt may be, we vote on it. The majority, we assume, must be right.  The Romans and Greeks paid some deference to the…

”Tirary y Soult” ROBERT KNIGHT, who was born, bred, and trained in New England, suckled on her creeds and weaned on her doubts, went directly from college to a Louisiana plantation. The change, as he felt, was extreme. He happened to go in this way.…

”Women and Patriotism” A RESIDENT Jingo in every house? That prescription which the BAZAR gave the other day is the missing word for which we all have been waiting. “A Resident Jingo.” Somebody at each breakfast table to blow the trumpet with no…

”The Slave in Algeria” Among old Delaware planters still linger many traditions of the adventures of ship-masters and their crews who sailed out of Delaware Bay in the last century. What with the war, English pirates and Algerine corsairs, they…

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[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following text offers the original serialized version of "A Story of To-Day" with comparative annotations of revisions for the book version, Margret Howth. The only instance in which revisions are not shown is the change in…

REBECCA HARDING DAVIS AND LAW Alicia Mischa RenfroeMiddle Tennessee State University Throughout her career, Rebecca Harding Davis engaged contemporary legal issues and concepts. In “Life in the Iron-Mills,” a theft invites consideration of both the…

THE ASBESTOS BOX BY THE AUTHOR OF “THE MURDER IN THE GLEN ROSS”   CHAPTER I I remember an odd story about a will, which, I believe, I have never told before. It is not long, though it covers a good many years. One winter evening I was entertaining a…
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