Hello, all ...
I have uploaded DB's July-September 1956 columns from the Honolulu
Star-Bulletin, which means that 1956 is complete except for the
elusive December 1 column.
I have also "fixed" a few things on previously uploaded sections
from 1953, 1954 and 1957.
While you are reading, if you spot a typo, I'd appreciate knowing
about it. But please don't be too concerned about hyphens in
strange places. DB loved to use hyphenated words or strings of
words, some of them made-up words. And stylebooks from the 1950s
(and earlier) seem to favor hyphens in places we would not use them
today. On top of that, the Star-Bulletin sometimes appeared to toss
the stylebook entirely!
As my brother would say, "It's enough to make a freight train take a
Of the 200+ columns, I still need to transcribe October 17, 1953
through December 1953. The problem is, I can't find my
photocopies. Still looking, but I may have to re-order microfilm.
I also need to obtain clean copies of the January 1954 columns in
order to complete 1954. Some of the microfilm was so murky the
photocopies are unreadable. From 1957, I seem to be missing a
couple of columns from May and June; otherwise April-mid July is
Happy reading ... and Happy New Year as we start year No. 9 of this