America To-day, Observations and Reflections by William Archer

Produced by Karen Dalrymple and PG Distributed Proofreaders AMERICA TO-DAY _OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONS_ BY WILLIAM ARCHER NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS 1899 CONTENTS _PART I–OBSERVATIONS_ I. The Straits of New York–When is a Ship not a Ship?–Nationality of Passengers–A Dream Realized II. Fog in New York Harbor–The Customs–The Note-Taker’s Hyperaesthesia–A Literary Car-Conductor–Mr. Kipling and the