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Midnight (01:08) October 7, 1922

Bernarr Macfadden, publisher

"Dick Richards, the junior partner of the firm of Carrington & Richards, figured busily with the stub of his pencil on the flap of a discarded envelope. Carrington looked on in silence. Dick stopped calculating and the frown on his face increased. The older man shifted uneasily in his swivel chair, but said nothing. The quiet between them deepened, and was broken at last by the senior partner just before it became unbearable. "How much do you make it, Dick?" he inquired easily, but there was an anxious note in his tone that could not escape notice. "Same as before—five thousand," replied Richards.
This is the eighth weekly issue of Midnight magazine, from October 7, 1922. Published by the early health and fitness guru Bernarr Macfadden, this issue includes his health editorial presaging the importance of Vitamin D. There are additional articles and three mysteries, including the short story “Out of the Night.” [May contain mature or controversial content.]
Contents of this Issue:
  • Editorial: Midnight Sons (Bernarr Macfadden)
  • How I Begged a Fortune From You (Doc Miller)
  • Was Man Made for Marriage? (Mrs. Phillip Lydig)
  • Now Who’s Looney? (T. Bell)
  • Out of the Night, a Short Story (Lyon Mearson)
  • Are the Crooks Cleverer than the Cops? An interview with Richard E. Enright, Police Commissioner, City of New York
  • Bring back the Chaperone (P. Sommerville)
  • Philandering Philadelphia (Charles Duke)
  • Why Beautiful Women Commit Suicide (Arthur Howland)
  • Who Has the Best Knees on Kneesy Street—that’s Broadway?
  • Nature vs. the Moral Laws (T. Howard Kelly)
  • My Greatest Midnight Thrill!
  • Why Men Leave Home, a Dramatic Review (P.L. Atkinson)
  • Sold to the Devil (John R. Coryell)
  • Daughter of a Murderer (Part Three of Four) (John W. Grey)

Midnight Publishing Company, Inc.
Editor: Bernarr Macfadden
Issue: Volume 1: Number 8; October 7, 1922
Pages: 32
Size: 9-1/4″ x 12-1/4″
Digital edition © 2008 Curtis Philips. All Rights Reserved.

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