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Edited by William Bittle Wells
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CONTENTS FOR JULY, 1906
THE GORGE OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER

Frontispiece

Reproduced in the four-color process from a photo taken especially for

The Pacific Monthly

TIE PIGET OP A CRITIC

James S. Motcallo

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hlustrated from photos of the successes of

Editor of Life

the recent dramatic season in New York.

SAN FRANCISCO'S COURAGE

Brigadier-General Punston 20

PECULIARITIES OF THE EARTHQUAKE

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Excerpt from a letter from

Davia 'Stari Jordan

TEE CALIPORNIA DISASTER

Benjamin Ide Whoeler 22

Pres. University of Cal.

ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF THE EARTEQUAKE W. W. Campbell

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Director Lick Observatory

THE SPIRIT OF THE WEST

P. G. Young

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Illustrated from photographs

of University of Oregon

by Sumner W. Matteson

A BELATED PROPOSAL (Story)

Alec. Bruce

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IN MS. WINDLE'S COSY CORNER (Story)

Alfred Galpin

TEE WRECK OF THE ZULEIKA BIGGINS (story) John Fleming wilson 45

TEE SAINT OF TELEGRAPH HILL (Story)

Isabel S. Robinson

Illustrated by E. Colbourne

WHEN SHE WILL (Story)

Charles E. Lorrimer

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A CASTLE IN SPAIN (Poem)

David Starr Jordan

THE REGENERATION OF INDIAN JOE (Story) C. Justin Kennedy
THE GREAT WOTE OWL OF THE NORTE

THE BEADERS' CLUB (Department)

Protection a Necessity

Daniel James Laynes

BEAUTIFUL SCENERY IN OREGON, WASHINGTON AND CALIFORNIA 67

Illustrated in colors

JAPANESE WRITING

Henry P. Bowie

The development of the art of writing among ihe Japanese from a simple
beginning to its present intricacies

Illustrated with photographs of Japanese writings

A TRIP TO VERNAL FALLS

Eloise J. Boorbach

Illustrated by the author

TEE POURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION AT PORT

BELKNAP

Sumner W. Matteson

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Photographs by the author

THE HOME LIFE OF THE GROSBEAK

William L. Pinley

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Photographs by Herman T. Bohlman

VIEWS (Editorial)

William Bittle Wells

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INTERVIEWS (A New Department)

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Containing interviews with prominent people of the day

IMPRESSIONS

Charles Erskine Scott Wood 117

LITERATURE

Ella Higginson

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PROGRESS:

The Real Salt Lake City

Eugene Boylan Palmer

The Wenatchee Valley, the Home of the Big Red Apple

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A Bit of Old England on the shores of the Pacific

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THE LIGHTER SIDE

Hugh Herdman

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LILY E. WHITE, Art Editor.
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