The Wide World Magazine - May 1950 - Vol.105 No.625: The Cleaning-Up of Williamson County, Illinois (Part 1)


Features include: The Tropic Seas for Trochus - author's experience with the hunters of these sea-molluscs; The Cleaning-Up of Williamson County - Part I of the rise and fall of Charlie Birger in Southern Illinois; Born Lucky; South Sea Solomon - The disastrous tale of a man with big ideas in the South Seas; The Runaway Steamer - The illegal voyage of a New Zealand river-steamer, the Ruawai, from Helensville to Auckland; Amazon Wonderland - author's experiences with Amazonian wildlife; Corporal Garaba's Return - A remarkable story from West Africa; Bushed - Lost in the Australian outback; Magic or Moonshine - A veteran inspector's puzzling stories of 'black magic' in Africa; Giuliano - Bandit Extraordinary; Close-Up - Peacock's Feathers; The Beehive. Illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Unmarked. Binding sound. Moderate wear. A quality vintage copy.