The Messenger on the Isthmus of Panama

In commemoration of the Allentown Messenger/Press entering its 100th year of continuous operation this October, over the next several weeks this column will feature past articles relative to that business entity. A display in the foyer of the Allentown Public Library is also recognizing this event through October.


CRISTOBAL, Canal Zone, August 26, 1907

The MESSENGER, Allentown, N. J.

GENTLEMEN More bubbles from the land of ooze. Owing to my silence, some may think I have gone to warmer climes, on another shoveling expedition perhaps, as I spoke of going further south while home, but my anchor is deeper set than ever in Isthmian bliss. Two apparently