Life Magazine – August 18, 1887 (# 242)
Cover : Fireman on ladder rescuing woman who is worried about her appearance, Force of Habit, art by Stephen Van Schaick.
– Artists and cartoonists include A. Coles (probably), Chip, Coultaus, F. M. Howarth, P. Newell, and others.
– Two page center spread art by F. G. Attwood, Colored Troops theme.
– Current topics include Captan McKenzie wins the chess tournament, dressing for summer heat, John Swinton’s paper, Explorere Stanley, Mr. George William Curtis and his speech on civil service reform, and more.
– The most successful newspaper is the one that best conceals the absence of news.
– A birthday reverie by M. A. Woolf.
– A hint to the Board of Health about milk.
– Noodleport notes.
– New definitions, such as INCOME, the sum of one’s debts.
– Small ad for Delbeck champagnes, E. La Montagne & sons.
– And more.