going to the uttermost parts of Lake Superior
, and writing a series of letters which revealed
the charms and the capabilities of that region.
In the same year it gave a complete exposition of the so-called ‘Revelations’ of Mr. Andrew Jackson Davis
, but without expressing any opinion as to their supernatural origin.
War followed, of course.
To Mr. Whitney
's Pacific Railroad scheme it assigned sufficient space.
Agassiza lectures were admirably reported, with from ten to twenty woodcuts in the report of each lecture.
's nomination to the presidency it descried in the distance, and opposed vehemently.
The last event of the seventh volume was the dispute with the Herald
on the subject of the comparative circulation of the two papers.
The Tribune challenged the Herald
to an investigation by an impartial committee, whose report each paper should publish, and the losing party to give a hundred dollars to each of the two orphan asylums of the city.
The report of the committee was as follows:
The Tribune paid the money, but protested that the “Presidential Herald,” and, above all, the Sunday Herald, ought to have ben excluded from the comparison.