l G. Foster, at one time a Medford school teacher, has written a novel of the Italian quarter called The Heart of the Doctor, and essays on Italian life and literature, art and history.
Mary Augusta Kellogg is the author of Leo Dayne, a novel.
Amy Woods has written many magazine articles, and in 1905 a book called Mr. Penwiper's Fairy Godmother.
Marion K. Loud, another young woman born in Medford, is the author of A Picnic on a Pyramid.
Susan Marr Spalding, author of the Wings of Icarus and Winter Roses, volumes of poetry, famous as the author of the poem called Fate, chose Medford as her home the last five years of her life, and lies in Oak Grove Cemetery.
The Singers. One, blind, has taught how beauty should be sung; One, deaf, all silence tuned to music sweet; From one who wandered homeless in the street, A rapturous, deathless song of home was wrung. How many a paan of victory has sprung From pallid lips, grown nerveless with defeat! How many empty hearts must