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The Weekly Outlook: D.N. Richardson and Ads of Interest

THE WEEKLY OUTLOOK  —  DEVOTED TO HOME & OUTING LIFE, LITERATURE, ART, MUSIC & THE DRAMA (Volume 1 — Number 8, August 29, 1896) NOTABLES   A fine lithographic portrait of D. N. Richardson graces page one of the Outlook this week, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Outlook: Boredom, Salmagundi, Wheels, and Weavers

THE WEEKLY OUTLOOK  —  DEVOTED TO HOME & OUTING LIFE, LITERATURE, ART, MUSIC & THE DRAMA (Volume 1  Number 7 —August 22, 1896) SOCIAL LIFE It’s been a long, hot summer and it would seem that the folks at The Weekly … Continue reading

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The Weekly Outlook: French, Terpsichore, and Night Blooms

THE WEEKLY OUTLOOK  -  DEVOTED TO HOME & OUTING LIFE, LITERATURE, ART, MUSIC & THE DRAMAc (Volume 1  Number 6  – August 15, 1896) NOTABLES: The cover of today’s edition is graced with an image of local novelist Alice French.  … Continue reading

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The Weekly Outlook: Poetry and Politics

The People…are reading what? The people are reading THE WEEKLY OUTLOOK why? …Because it is a cheerful prophet, and they are weary of gloom. Because it chronicles the good rather than the bad. Because it is one of the handsomest, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Outlook: H. H. Andresen and a Timely Announcement

THE WEEKLY OUTLOOK  -  DEVOTED TO HOME & OUTING LIFE, LITERATURE, ART, MUSIC & THE DRAMA (Volume 1  Number 4 —August 1, 1896) Featured in the portraits of notable Davenport men and women in this  issue is H. H. Andresen, President of the German Savings … Continue reading

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The Weekly Outlook: featuring Miss Susie Glaspell

The July 25, 1896 issue begins to get more titillating as Banks’ POINTS OF VIEW segment berates the condition of the Scott County Jail, calling it an “abomination”, and stating it is “alive with vermin, many of these large enough … Continue reading

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