Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wednesday, August 19, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— Among all the thistles and cockleburs sowed by Aaron Burr, there was one lovely rose—his daughter. Theodosia Burr was one of the outstanding women of her time, brilliant and lovely, a successful wife and mother whose mind … Continue reading

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Undated

“Old Bill” Suggests— M. Le Marquis de Lafayette, who might be called one of the godfathers of the American revolution, is a classic of brilliant beginning gone astray. At 19 he was a captain of French cavalry, married to a … Continue reading

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Wednesday, July 22, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— A cheery spirit and a sense of loyalty and enthusiasm have always been the pure gold of fellowship, shortening a voyage, lightening a load, brightening a shop. Instead of being less valuable in this mechanized age, they … Continue reading

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Thursday, July 16, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— The American depression of 1930-1934 was more of a strain in some ways than the American participation in the world war. In a victorious expeditionary war one can be more or less carefree despite danger, while responsibilities … Continue reading

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Wednesday, June 24, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— What a constantly flowing pattern a city is. Wonder how readers would answer some of the questions that arise out of the morning mail bag. Some would certainly do beter. Or would the answers be different? …Woman … Continue reading

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Tuesday, June 9, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— The readers of an evening newspaper have a chance to watch its daily evolution. From the first edition, when the work-a-day world is just getting under way, the paper turns and twiests like a python to swallow … Continue reading

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Saturday, June 6, 1936

“Old Bill” Suggests— A couple of months ago a French educator came to Washington to make a serious study of American high school newspapers. She had understood we had some. When C. C. Harvey, National Education Association, told her that … Continue reading

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