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An open letter to American undergraduates
Essayists are invited to compete for membership in the Club, and a prize of $250 is offered each month for the most distinguished essay of a thousand words. The prize for August has been awarded to Charles D. Stewart, of Hartford, Wisconsin, a valued contributor to the Atlantic for almost forty years.