BOX III. 11 – Writings by Dix - special
editorial in memory of her friend publisher John C. Shaffer
Folder 11 of 22
Editorial by Dix memorializing her friend, publisher John C. Shaffer
1. “A Friend Is Gone,” by Dorothy Dix (Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether
Gilmer), editorial [The Times-Picayune] New Orleans, La., Oct 6 
2. Telegram from Will H. Hays, “Have just read your beautiful tribute to
Mr. Shaffer and am with you there this minute in mutual grief.
Affectionately Yours. Will H. Hays.” October 9, 1943.
3. Announcement of publisher John C. Shaffer’s death, 1853-1943. “A
beautiful and moving tribute to the memory of John C. Shaffer by his
close friend, Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer of New Orleans, La., who
writes under the pen name Dorothy Dix, appears today on the editorial
page. Other messages of sorrow from local organizations and publications
are on p.3,” ns., nd.
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