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    Oracle [#1257, Mar. 9th 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)
    • 2 · Follow Your Star · Gypsy Leon Petulengro · cl
    • 3 · One Man’s Prisoner [Part 2 of 3] · Leslie Wilde · sl
    • 5 · Forbidden Stardom · Desmond Roberts · ss
    • 8 · For the Film Fan’s Diary: The Girl Can’t Help It · Anon. · mr
    • 9 · Gets Tired of Boys · Louise · ms
    • 10 · Root of Evil [Part 5 of 12] · Monica Blake · sl
    • 13 · Your Date with Judy: Pride’s Pretty Tricky · Judy · cl
    • 16 · You’re Asking · Jane Andrews · ms
    • 17 · Who Wants to Be Sensible! · Jean Ryan · ss


    Oracle [#1258, March 16th 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)




    Oracle [#1261, April 6th 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)



    Oracle [#1263, April 20th 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)


    Oracle [#1264, April 27th 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)



    Oracle [#1266, May 11th 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)




    Oracle [#1269, June 1st 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)




    Oracle [#1272, June 22nd 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)


    Oracle [#1273, June 29th 1957] (Amalgamated Press, 3½d, 20pp, quarto)




    Our Own Magazine    (about)
    The magazine is a distinctly “worthy” one. It is subtitled “A Monthly Paper for Young People” and was “Issued by the Children’s Special Service Mission” in Paternoster Row in London, which is evidently a Christian institution of some kind. In 1915 the magazine was edited by T.B. Bishop, was profusely illustrated with a mixture of photographs and illustrations.

    Each issue contained 10 or so vignettes with an overtly-Christian moral, followed by 2-3 pages on the scripture readings for each day of the month.




    Pals [v2 #8, October 15, 1921] (3d, 24pp)
    from archive.org, not listing a few short filler items. Details supplied by Denny Lien.



    Peg’s Companion    (about)
    Peg’s Companion was a UK women’s magazine, slightly smaller than The Weekly Tale-Teller, saddle stapled, paper closer to newsprint than to pulp. It ran for 572 issues from Nov 1921 to Oct 1932 and was a companion magazine to Peg’s Paper. It’s listed by Lofts and Adley as a girl’s paper, I’d argue the first part of that point - it seems to be aimed at young working class women.


    Peg’s Companion [#106, Nov 6, 1923] (C. Arthur Pearson, 2d, 40pp, tabloid)
    Details supplied by John Eggeling.
    • 1 · At the World’s Mercy [Part ? of ?] · Ella Graham · sl; June Carey was cold, hungry and homeless, then a man took her to his luxurious flat.
    • 11 · His Cruel Trap · Eleanor Grey · ss; The story of a girl who was trapped by a drug fiend.
    • 19 · The Deliverer [Part ? of ?] · Ethel M. Dell · nv The Novel Magazine Nov 1907; The story of a girl who sold herself.
    • 30 · The Girl Who Dared · Poppy Desmond · ss





    Peg’s Paper [#926, February 13, 1937] (C. Arthur Pearson, 2d, 48pp, 7¾" x 9¼")
    Details supplied by John Eggeling.
    • 1 · Jungle Bride [Part 1 of ?] · Denise Egerton · sl; Tarzan pastiche.
    • 9 · Gossip in Filmland · Anon. · cl
    • 10 · It Happened at Midnight · R. Evison · ss
    • 19 · Let the Stars Solve Your Problems · Madame Sunya · cl
    • 21 · Adventure · Rennie Leyne · ss
    • 23 · Knit This Pullover · Anon. · ms; knitting pattern.
    • 24 · Rich Man, Poor Man · Anon. · ss
    • 37 · Royal Love [Part ? of ?] · Anon. · sl
    • 40 · Ask Nurse Janet · Nurse Janet · cl
    • 41 · Better or Worse? · Alma & Paul Ellerbe · ss
    • 48 · My Postbag · [The Readers] · lc


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