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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL J. ELDER.
garet M. Elder. New Haven.
TALES OF FISHING VIRGIN SEAS.
loneliness, giving, taking, doing.” And, New York and proceeded up the North though illness claims her, she still sees River. The steamship had a capacity herself "always going on, ... always for 4,000 passengers, but her great size straining forward for something that has aroused fear of her seaworthiness and not been but should be.”
after a few voyages she was broken up.
By Mar- Mr. Dayton has much to say of the
largely between New York and towns on ney whose notable cases included his the Hudson River and Long Island representation of Mrs. Eddy; his defense Sound, and also of the traffic on the of Dr. Eastman of Harvard, charged
Great Lakes, which has since grown to with murder; and his appearance as
an enormous size. On the whole he has counsel for the United States in the
written a book that is well worth while. North Atlantic Fisheries Arbitration.
HUNTING IN AFRICA EAST AND WEST. By
Charles P. Curtis, Jr., and Richard C. Curtis. MURDER, PIRACY AND TREASON. By Ray- Houghton Miffin Company, Boston. mond Postgate. Houghton Mifflin Company,
Killing big game and small in Africa. $2.30. Accounts of trials for various crimes,
Told in an unassuming, informal, and including one for witchcraft and a num
thoroughly pleasing manner. ber for murder. The dates of them
Harper & Brothers, New York. $5. range from 1380 to 1879, and they are mainly English, with two New York
A picture book of good hunting for big
fish. The novelist photographs whales, cases added. The author has made only a fairly interesting book out of material dodges sharks, hunts sailfish, swordfish, which was very promising. He is not
tuna, and many other tremendous fish of
the Pacific. Many photographs of all of always a good narrator, and, as he seems
them. to believe that "capitalism” is to blame for most crimes, it may be that his nar
Humor rative would be clearer if his thinking FOOLISH
Henry Holt & Co., New York. $1.90. were straighter.
Imitations of popular novelists by our
best literary parodist-except Stephen
PREMIUM No. 1
Is most satisfactory for Mr. Dayton's book is richer in statis
WINGED DEFENSE. By William Mitchell. G. P. cooking and drinking; the
Putnam's Sons, New York. tics relative to the business of steamboat
first choice of good This is Colonel Mitchell's book on the ing than it is in those qualities of interest and picturesqueness one naturally and what should be done about it. If air defenses of America; what they lack
cooks. looks for in any account of an occupation
you were a member of the court which now almost extinct. Nevertheless his
Walter Baker & Co.Ltd. book is interesting because of the many tried him, you know the book, because
Established 1780 it was read aloud to you. It is a fine
DORCHESTER, MASS. facts he has so laboriously collected, not
MONTREAL, CANADA to mention a few striking passages de looking book, with good photographs and a handsome portrait of the Colonel,
Booklet of Choice Recipes scriptive of the Mississippi River steam
sent free whose breast is covered with well-merited boating days that have long since been
decorations. Here is his side of the case, embalmed in a nation's fiction. Of special value is his colorful account of the presented with vigor. floating theater, a feature of ante-bellum
A condensed set of liealth rules-many of which entertainment. These theaters occupied
By Thomas Gearing. a barge towed by a steamboat, and they Houghton Miffin Company, Boston. $3.
and thei: relation to physical welfare. made regular trips up and down the Thomas Gearing, of Hailsham village,
CONTROL YOUR WEIGHT WITHOUT DRUGS river, announcing their approach to every Sussex, was first a plowboy, then a shoe
OR TIRESOME EXERCISES town by means of a steam calliope whose maker, inheriting from his father a pleasshrill sounds brought the population to ant house and comfortably prosperous the river-bank ready to storm the gang- business. He was entirely satisfied with plank for admission. Melodrama, in Melodrama, in his position in life. In Hailsham there
bring it without cost or obligation. which virtue triumphed and villainy was were no great folk, and its business men
HEALTH EXTENSION BUREAU punished, was the favorite form of enter
294 Good Health Building, Battle Creek, Mich. were the recognized élite, imbued with a tainment offered. There are many still sturdy self-respect and modest pride. He
You Can Manage a Tea Room living who recall the initial trip of the was intelligent and observant; he loved
Fortunes are being made in Tea Rooms, Motor Inns,and ColieeShops steamship Great Eastern to American both printed books and old wives' tales; everywhere. You can open one in your own home and make money
hand over fist, or manage one already going. Big salaries paid to
trained managers ; shortage acute. We teach you entire business waters, and these will read with interest he loved Sussex and its people and to in your spare time. Write for Free Book "Pouring Tea For Profit".
LEWIS TEA ROOM INSTITUTE, Dept. 25828 Washington, D.C. Mr. Dayton's account of the enthusiastic remember the days of his youth. He welcome accorded to that vessel, 680 feet was past sixty when he wrote this book,
The Pratt Teachers Agency
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OUR SUSSEX PARISH,
By Grove S.
By Luigi Pirandello.
The Lizard, Flies, and Ladies
JESUS OF XAZARETH. 1911, and now again reprinted and intro
By Joseph Klausner.
west-country farmer. And there were duced to America. It is no book for The work of a living Jewish scholar, several women. One sat next to me.
translated from the Hebrew. those who crave brilliance, pace, pro
I am coming to my lizard. THE ROMANCE (HURCHES OF FRANCE. By gressiveness. It is quiet, leisurely, sym
Oliver E. Bodington. Houghton Mifflin Com- Between Gloucester and Micheldean,
pany, Boston. $5. pathetic, gently discursive; but few pic
A manual of church architecture in the which is on the edge of the forest of tures of rural England in early Victorian twelfth century.
Dean, where the big coal mines are, I FACTORS IN AMERICAN HISTORY. By A. F. days are more agreeably presented, and
Pollard. The Macmillan Company, New York.
put my hand in my pocket to fondle my fewer still are as authentic.
lizard. My lizard was gone! The damp Lectures by a professor at the University
of London. These discussions of American grass had melted his box.
history were delivered on the Sir George
I felt terribly alone. The sorrow a
small boy feels at the loss of a pet is The Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New
DEVONSHIRE (REAM. By Eden Phillpotts. The $2.
sorrow indeed. If being crossed in love
Macmillan Company, New York. $1.73. An introduction to sociology for high
A comedy in three acts.
makes the heart any colder, it must be schools.
THE TWILIGHT RENDEZVOLS. By Milton a very cold feeling.
McGovern. Buffalo Catholic Publication Co.,
I sat quite still, and, looking carefully A novel studying life in a small Italian A very romantic romance by a Francis
about me, presently saw my lizard. He can friar. It is a religious novel.
REAL PUZZLES. By John Q. Boyer, Rufus T. was on the coat collar of the stout lady
seated at my side. With a fore foot Mifflin Company, Boston. $2.
Remington Company, Baltimore.
lifted, he was about to step onto her tory in Harvard University. puzzles.
I raised my hand and picked him very gently off her coat collar. Dear lizard!
He was my own again. But the stout By BILL ADAMS
lady had felt my hand. Turning and
looking down on me, she asked if she I WISH I were a child again. Not that It was breaking-up day at my board
were in my way. What grown-up was I'm tired, or disappointed, or unable ing-school. He who has never known
ever anywhere but in a small boy's way? to eat apples and plum cake.
boarding school has missed a heap of But, as a small boy, I was very polite. I want my lizard back.
sorrow--and of joy. I know no delight "No, thank you," I answered her, and He was an excellent lizard. Lizards comparable to breaking-up day at board- added, "I was just getting my li: zrd.” had been the fashion for the last few ing-school.
Truthfulness has got many children weeks of the school term. Every boy To-day I never see a fly. A fly was into trouble. It is, or was, commonly desired them. I caught mine under a a one-horse covered-over affair with seats known among the grown-ups
of the hawthorn on Clifton Down-Clifton for four. The driver often had a very English west country that lizards, as well Down, where a beacon burned when the red nose. Flys took small boys from
as toads and newts (which also make exArmada was sighted. the boarding school to the station, their
cellent pets), spit fire, bite, and sting. “And ere the day twelve hundred boxes beside the driver and their tickets
When I look back upon that clamorhorse had met on Clifton Down.” That for home in their pockets. In my pocket ous English railway carriage, I feel that is part of a long poem by a man named I had also my lizard. He was in a small I was meant to be a sailor; for I kept my Macaulay. I had to learn it by heart, cardboard box with some wet grass. Had head and refused to throw my lizard out which rather spoiled Clifton Down for I not damped the grass lest he go thirsty, of the window. I proved, by earnest me, though it was a good place for liz- all would have been well.
demonstration, that he did not spit fire, ards. If you liked the game known as
I was alone in an English railway car
bite, or sting. It was all in vain. One cricket, it was a fine place for cricket riage. “Seat five each side.” There were cannot change the English mind, save too. I loathed cricket; but once, on five passengers seated each• side, and I
very, very slowly. It is sot in its Clifton Down, shook hands with W. G., was one of those on one side. A small
ways. the most famous cricketer of England boy is most alone when surrounded by At the next station the two clergymen and the Empire.
grown-ups. But, of course, I had my took another carriage. The farmers and Speaking of lizards, there were many lizard. Only one cannot play with one's the women hurried out. Only one on Clifton Down. You'd find them sun- lizard in a railway carriage full of grown- stayed. The woman beside me had for ning on rocks whence might be seen ups. It was very boresome, though I
some reason taken a fancy to either me Lundy Island and the waters of the had a window seat; which helped, for I or my lizard. She would not sit close to Bristol Channel-famous for the sails of could see the apple orchards, the rabbits us, but she did not go. I talked to her Oxenham, Salvation Yeo, and Amyas and pheasants on the embankments, and and demonstrated my lizard. She was Leigh, and, in turn, for slave ships, Irish the red and white cattle in the fields. If very kind to us both. And I think that cattle steamers, and the operations of one has imagination and can see things, she was foolishly sorry for my lizard. I U-boats. It was there too that on my life is not so bad.
came to almost like her. It was for her first night at sea I had the fear of God They were a very dull lot of grown- sake, at her gentle request, that I by and put into me by one of his hurricanes. ups indeed. There were two clergymen. by dropped him out upon the long green
But speaking of lizards, there is some- The amaze that I yet feel at sight of a grass of the embankment. thing wrong with the boy who does not clergyman was even stronger then. All I want my lizard back, my childhood desire pets. I've had magpies, jackdaws, healthy children regard the clergy with again. white rats, jet-black mice (two for a wonder; wondering if it be really so that But yet I do not think that Pan has shilling in a London animal shop), of such are the kingdom of heaven. No ever really died. Somewhere, perhaps, guinea-pigs, rabbits, snakes, hedgehogs, one has ever proved it.
he sits and pipes to my lizard. We shall beetles, caterpillars--well, you know how There
several farmers. For go back. Old friends will play together it goes. And lots and lots of dogs. stolidity commend me to the English where no grown-ups are.
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