West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder to Almanzo Wilder - Pages 50-80 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 50-80 Summary and Analysis

The first letter in this section is dated September 13, 1915 and was written while Bess sat atop Telegraph Hill watching the ships in the Bay. Bess describes the ships for Manly and how they are arranged on the water.

Bess writes that she and Rose will be working on more stories together in the coming week.

Bess is also interested in the sight of the mast on Goat Island that belongs to a wireless station. The people on the island can radio Honolulu.

Lastly, Bess tells Manly about the disappearance of Rolf Pelkie, an artist who worked at The Bulletin with Rose. It was alleged that Pelkie was a German spy. The editor added a footnote to say that Pelkie was not a spy, and although his sudden absence was never explained, he returned to San Francisco and had a...

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