Arthur O. Friel and companions on various camping trips

Arthur O. Friel and companion at their camp Companion and  Arthur O. Friel  at their camp Arthur O. Friel with his backpack Arthur O. Friel with his gun Arthur O. Friel in the cold Arthur O. Friel admiring some flowers Arthur O. Friel chopping firewood

Arthur O. Friel

Arthur O(lney) Friel was born on 31 May 1885 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of George William Friel and Lucy L. Friel (Thompson). He was the Honor roll from 1896–1897 at the Gossville school and at the New Orchard Road School in 1899. At that time he was staying with his Uncle Joseph and Aunt… Continue reading Arthur O. Friel

Hugh Pendexter

[I was reading a story by Hugh Pendexter in the July 1, 1933 issue of Adventure (the story is “Compound Interest” and a very funny story it is, too). As is my habit, i started searching for more information on the author and found very little about him. So i thought i’d put up what… Continue reading Hugh Pendexter