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NO. 16     UNITED FREE PRESS     EASTCOAST    JAN 5 - JAN 18   1968     WESTCOAST 30 CENTS     25¢


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Articles & Columns (28 pp.)
p. 2Letters:
    J.F.D.
    Jocelyn
    Robert Wheeler
    G.I. in Vietnam
    Michael Kindman
    Unsigned
    Ray Mungo
[Masthead]
p. 3Faith [Gude]: "He, She — the Lion wondered..."
p. 4-5[Eben Given]: "How shall I describe myself..."
p. 6Chris: Christmas Present
Ian [Franckenstein]: a man for all seasons
p. 7Faith [Gude]: Skirmish
Pluto
The Great Cambridge Obscenity Trial - Somebody got to the Judge
p. 8Kydde Sisder: Patchwork: A crazy quilt of scraps and ends from the free papers and Liberation News Service
Faith [Gude]: Good Grief!
p. 9[Mel Lyman]: Diary of a Young Artist:
   Fall, 1962, No. Caro. [Mirror: Fall, 1962, North Carolina]

John pisces [Wilton]: "Aw the Maharishi, he's not even shit — why, he can't even play the banjo!"
David (Libra): "How much of me can I put into words?"
p. 10-11Jonas Mekas: A letter to one of my readers
p. 12-13Charles Giuliano: Big John was in the Woodshed a Long Time...
p. 16Ralph Waldo Emerson: "When the artist has exhausted his materials..."
Henry Miller: "I know now what the world is like..."
Joey [Goldfarb]: "Each time the rain falls..."
p.18Melinda [Cohn]: "I thought I would write a Pluto article..."
"So I'm fresh out of school..."
Joey [Goldfarb]: Look
THIS IS MELINDA
p.19Joey Goldfarb: Using Astrology
p. 20David: Mrs. Murphy's Testicle:
    Avatar in New York? Life among the cockroaches
    Avatar in Boston: the great wax chase
    Reefer goes ultraviolet
    Popcorn Movie
    New Year's Day

Mel Lyman: Telling It Like It Is (I have always easily befriended and immediately loved mean people)
Wayne [Hansen]: A Benefit for You
p. 21Mel Lyman: To All Who Would Know (MAN ETERNALLY CREATES WOMAN)
Bob: Christmas with Channel 7
p. 22-24[Mel Lyman]: Letters to Mel:
    Minnie
    Polly Harold
    D.J.A.
    Pgl bgl
    Dr. Bad
    Stephen Shaw
    Paul Viola
    Bill
    Eva
    Aurora
    A.G.
    Carey P. Longfoot
    Sharkey
    Bill & Bob
p. 25[Eben Given]: Journals of John the Wasted
p. 26Classified (ads)