1897. Volume 5 contains the monthly issues of The Philistine magazine from June 1897 to November 1897. These magazines were printed for the Society of the Philistines and published by them monthly. The Society of the Philistines was an association of book lovers and folks who write and paint. It was organized to further good fellowship among men and women who believed in allowing the widest liberty to individuality in thought and expression.
Such notable authors as Elbert Hubbard, Stephen Crane, John Langdon Heaton, Leo Tolstoy and a myriad others, are contributing writers. Sample contents: Negative Virtue System; What the Dew Is; Book Lover's Apologia; Ballad of Frocks and Pinafores; The Debtor Christ; Presentiment; On Truth-Speaking; Above the Rabble; and much more.
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