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The Captain was a magazine for young boys, published monthly in the United Kingdom in the early 1900s. A collection of magazines A magazine is a periodical publication containing a variety of articles, generally financed by advertising and/or purchase by readers. ... // Events and Trends Technology Lawrence Hargrave makes the first stable wing design for a heavier-than-air aircraft Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first documented flight in a powered heavier-than-air aircraft Mass production of automobile Wide popularity of home phonograph Panama Canal is built by the United...

It is perhaps best known for printing many of P. G. Wodehouse's early school stories, such as many of those featured in the collection Tales of St. Austin's (1903). The magazine also serialised several early novels by Wodehouse, including Jackson Junior and The Lost Lambs, which were later combined to form the book Mike (1909), and introduced to the world Wodehouse's enduringly popular character, Psmith. P. G. Wodehouse, pictured in 1904, became famous for his complex plots, ingenious wordplay, and prolific output Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse KBE (October 15, 1881 – February 14, 1975) (pronounced as WOOD-house) was an English comic writer who enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. ... This article is in need of attention. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Daniel Defoes Robinson Crusoe; title page of 1719 newspaper edition A novel (from French nouvelle, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... Mike is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in 1909 by Adam & Charles Black, London; the book, or sections of it, also appears under the titles Mike at Wrykyn, Mike and Psmith and Enter Psmith. It marks the first appearance of the popular character of Psmith. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Ronald Eustace Psmith (or Rupert Psmith, as his is called in the first two books in which he appears) is a character in several of the comic novels of P. G. Wodehouse. ...

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