TEXAS MONTHLY REVIEW AND STATE TOPICS
TEXAS MONTHLY REVIEW AND STATE TOPICS. Texas Monthly Review and State Topics originated in Austin in 1903 under the name of State Topics, A Journal of the People, edited by Atkins Jefferson McLemore and Horace M. Shelton. The weekly, a slick paper magazine of fifteen to twenty pages, was concerned with Texas political affairs and sponsored industrial development, state rights, and protective tariff. The periodical ceased publication temporarily in 1906 but was resumed by McLemore, who moved it to Houston in 1911. In October 1913 State Topics took over the subscription list of the Branding Iron, an Austin magazine that had failed. The name was changed to Texas Weekly Review in October 1916 and from May 1917 until 1920 was published as a monthly under the combination title of Texas Monthly Review and State Topics. The magazine was moved to San Antonio in 1921 and named the Texas Commonwealth until October 1921. When McLemore moved his magazine to Laredo, he changed the name to the International Commonwealth and included improvement of relations with Mexico in his editorial policy. The magazine ceased publication after the April 1922 issue.
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