Other Contents of Current Magazines.

November 1 1906

Other Contents of Current Magazines.

November 1 1906


The October number has as a frontispiece an excellent reproduction in color of General Otter's arms. The other contents are as follows:

Major Ferguson’s Riflemen. By Joseph Howe.

Union of Maritime Provinces. By Reginald V. Harris.

Major Thomas Hill. By David Russell Jack.

Judges of New Brunswick and Their Times. (Continued.)


Under its new publishers, great things are promised for the American Magazine. The November number is the first to show definitely the guiding hand of the new order. The names of its contributors are all familiar to magazine readers.

Hearst, the Man of Mystery. By Lincoln Steffens.

San Francisco Now. By Ray Stannard Baker.

The Hunt for the She-Wolf. By Philip R. Goodwin.

A Story of American Business and Politics. By Miss Tarbell. 

Adventures in Contentment. New Serial. By David Grayson.

A Bird in the Hand. By Ellis Parker Butler.


The October issue is a splendid production. Its wealth of fine illustrations are a delight to the eye. The contents include:

Notable American Homes. T. J. Coolidge's Seaside Home. By B. Ferree.

The Ornamental Value of Public Waters.

A Home in a Nutshell. By Janet Macdonald.

Transformation of an Artistic House Into an Italian Villa. By F. D. Nichols.

Three Houses of Distinctive Character. By Ellis Welch.

Wiseacre, the Residence of Charles L. Wise.

The Weed-Fields. By B. S. Bowdish.

How to Lay Out a Small Plot Successfully. By R. C. Erskine.

Bulbs: How to Plant and Grow Them. By Eben E. Rexford.

A Rival of the Stained-Glass Window. By Benjamin Coleham. 

Mushroom-Culture in France. By Jacques Boyer.


In the October number, the reader is entertained with several short and entertaining articles, most of which are illustrated.

America’s Greatest Naval Display.

An Electric Device for Preventing Sea Sickness. By F. C. Perkins. 

Day and Night in High Latitudes. By Frederic R. Honey.

Sir Hiram Maxim’s Magic Sphere. A Workshop Combination.

Retorts for Creosoting Railroad Timber.


A character sketch of Canada 's premier, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, is a prominent feature of the November number of Appleton’s Magazine. There are live stories in addition to 

American Amateur Ballooning, By Dr. Julian P. Thomas. 

Reconstructing Skeletons. By Henry F. Osborn and D. A. Wiley.

The Riddle of Personality. Mesmerism. By H. A. Bruce. 

Through a Factory for Explosives. By W. A. Rolker.

The Ruin of the Forests.

Fallacies of Municipal Ownership. By A. L. Benson.

Sir Wilfrid Laurier. By Wm. R. Stewart.


A number of valuable articles are announced for publication in the November Arena.

N. O. Nelson, Practical Co-operator. By G. W. Eads.

Concerning Those Who Work. By Maynard Butler.

Polygamy and the Constitution. By T. Schroeder.

Richard John Seddon. By B. O. Flower.

Unrecognized Insanity. By Henrik G. Petersen.

Consumption of Wealth, Individual and Collective. By C. C. Hitchcock.

Shall Educated Chinamen be Welcomed to Our Shores. By H. M. Gougar.

Present Status of the Referendum Movement in Maine. By A. W. Nichols.

The Zeit-Geist and Miraculous Conception. By Rev. W. R. Bushby.


The issue for October presents the following interesting table of contents :

China’s Attitude Towards Japan and Russia. By Sir R. K. Douglas.

Self-Government for India. By G.K. Gokhale.

India and Anglo-India: Some Un-official Impressions. By Arthur Sawtell.

Congo Free State Administration. The Congo Question: A Case of Humanity. By Major Leonard. 

Morocco—the International Conference at Algeciras.

Abandonment of St. Helena. By A.G. Wise.

Taoism. By E. H. Parker.

Therapeutics of Climate. By Geo. Brown.

Proceedings of the East India Association.


The first installment of “Some Unpublished Letters of David Garrick” appear in the November number of the Atlantic. There are three short stories and the following articles:

The Fifty-Ninth Congress. By Hon. S. W. McCall.

Foreign Privileges in China. By Hosea B. Morse.

A Socialist Programme. By John G. Brooks.

The Reader’s Friend. By Agnes Repplier.

The American Grub Street. By James H. Collins.

Joseph Conrad. By J. A. Macy.


The lover of sport will find much of interest in the October number of the Badminton. The many fine illustrations are always a source of delight.

Sportsmen of Mark. XII. Earl of Lonsdale. By Alfred E. T. Watson.

Partridge-Driving at “The Grange.” By “Gamekeeper.”

A Race and Some Chateaux. By H. B. Money-Coutts.

Newmarket Heath and Stands. By John Flatman.

Trout Fishing in New Zealand. By J. Turner-Turner.

The Past Cricket Season. By Home Gordon.

Tiger Shooting in China. By J. C. Grew.


The contents of the October number are as follows:

Men Who are Working for Others. Rev. T. S. Hutchinson.

Some Noted Blacksmiths.

Mustard and Starch.

The World's Beautiful Industries. 

Romance of the Glove.


Eight lively stories appear in the November Broadway, all calculated to afford enjoyment. The art features are also excellent as usual. 

The Pink and White Rats of Broadway. By James L. Ford.

The Future Terminal Facilities of New York. III. By Charles H. Cochrane.


Canada’s national horticultural publication is a very deserving periodical and all things considered is quite a creditable production. The October number contains the following papers. :

Report on the Spencer Seedless Apple. By John Dryden.

Fruit Marks Act. By D. I. Fitch. 

Handling Grapes for Market. By G. H. Carpenter.

The Bill-Board Nuisance. By F.C. Sears.

Lawn and Garden Notes for October.

The Amateur Greenhouse.

Why Not Co-operative Experiments with Vegetables?

Harvesting and Storing Vegetable Crops.


An excellent likeness of Lord Strathcona appears in the October issue of Cassell’s in the department of “Biography by Anecdote.” The stories in this number are particularly good.

The Uniforms of our Fighting Force. By R. Caton Woodville.

How London is Supplied with Water. By Walter T. Roberts.

The X-Rays. By Dr. Rutherford, M.P.

La Maison Paquin. By Mrs. Leonard Marshall.


The October issue is a good all-around number, with several features of general interest in addition to purely technical articles.

Engineering in Pike’s Peak Region. By John Birkinbine.

Reciprocating Steam Engines vs. Steam Turbines. By W. P. Hancock.

What Can America Learn from Great Britain in Transportation? By A. S. Hurd.

Seeing by Electricity. By William Maver.

Advantages of Purchased Electric Power. By H. B. Gear.

Some Principles of Sound Engineering for Inventors. By Thorburn Reid.

Renewable Rail Heads. By William H. Booth.

Specialization in Manufacturing. By Alexander E. Outerbridge.

Some Economical Aspects of the Electric Drive. By F. M. Feiker. 

The Compound Locomotive in the 20th Century. By J. F. Gairns.


During the coming months, the Century has arranged for the publication of a number of important contributions. Serials by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Elizabeth Robins, will begin shortly and there will also appear:

How the Civil War was Financed. By Ellis P. Oberholtser. 

Reminiscences of General O. O. Howard.

Lincoln in the Telegraph Office. By D. H. Bates.

The Ancient Irish Sagas. By Theodore Roosevelt.

The German Emperor’s Voice. By E. W. Scripture.

Whistler in Paris and Venice. By Otto Bacher.

French Cathedrals. By Elizabeth Robins Pennell.


The October number is a particularly bright and entertaining issue with a long list of articles, interspersed with several pieces of fiction.

Literature and Politics.

The Master’s Hand.

The New Chinese Railway. 

Romance of a Great English Lake. 

The Servant Question Again. By Katharine Burrill.

The Medieval Republic of Andorra. 

A Great Artist at Work.

An American in Germany.

Transvaal Treasure-Hunts.

In the Haunts of the Wolf of Badenoch.

The Story of Tokolme. By Louis Becke.

A King of Horsemen.

The Will to be Well.

Golf of Yesterday and To-day. By F. Kinloch.

The Australian Rabbit-Trapper.

The Year in a Deer Forest.

The Passing of the Duel. By Alfred Fellows.


September 22.—“The Scavengers,” by Samuel Hopkins Adams; “Hearst and Hearstism,” by Frederick Palmer; “A Retrospect of Football,” by Edward S. Jordan; “The American Spectre in Cuba.”

September 29.—“Which Flag in Cuba?” by Samuel E. Moffett; “Hearst and Hearstism,” II., by Frederick Palmer; “Baltimore: a City Tried by Fire,” by Samuel E. Moffett; “The Lure of the Pirate’s Gold,” by Josephine Fredea.

October 6.—“Hearst and Hearstism” III., by Frederick Palmer; “Cooling Cuba,” by Wallace Irwin; “Real Soldiers of Fortune: William Walker,” by Richard Harding Davis; “The Power Wagon,” VI., by James E. Homans.

October 13.—“Civil Strife at Home and Abroad,” “What the World is Doing,” “Hearst and Hearstism,” by Frederick Palmer; “The South Americans and Mr. Root,” by Arthur Ruhl.

October 20.—“The Peaceful Invasion of Cuba,” “The Vanderbilt Cup Race,” “Hurricane’s Ravages on the Gulf Coast,” “What’s the Matter with America?” by William Allen White, “The New Football,” by Walter Camp.


The feature of the October number of the Connoisseur is the first of a series of articles on Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan’s pictures, with reproductions of the more famous paintings.

Plate at the Cambridge Colleges. V. Emmanuel. By H. D. Catling.

Hengrave Hall and Its Art Treasures. By Leonard Willoughby. 

The Engravings of Andrea Mantegna. By A. M. Hind.

New Leaves in Turner’s Life. By F. Izant.

Lowestoft China. By W. W. R. Spelman.

A Great Cruickshank Collector. By G. S. Layard.

Moorish Remains in Spain. By A.F. Calvert.


A lengthy article on the relationship of Canada and the United States by Edward Farrer is a feature of the October Contemporary. Other articles are :

England, Egypt and Turkey. By Harold Spender.

Literature and the Living Voice. By W. B. Yeats.

Resurrection of the Body. By W. S. Palmer.

Long View's and Short on Black and White. By Sydney Oliver. 

Religious Education Before the Reformation. By G. G. Coulton. 

Education and Mis-Education in Germany. By J. Ellis Barker. 

Home-Industry and Peasant-Farming in Belgium. II. By Erik Givskov.

Polygamy and Christianity. By Maurice Gregory.

Local Finance. By Morgan Browne. 

Foreign Affairs. By Dr. E. J. Dillon.


The October issue of the Cornhill is an excellent one, containing many features of more than passing interest. There are two serial stories by Stanley J. Weyman and the author of “Elizabeth and Her German Garden” respectively.

The Ethics of Reviewing. By Arthur C. Benson.

News from Poitiers, 1356. By Henry Newbolt.

Pastels from Morocco. By L. J. B. 

The Tides. By Frank T. Bullen. 

The King and the Anarchist. By W. E. Norris.

How I Saw the Assassin.  A Spanish School Girl’s Story.

A Private of the Mutiny. By Walter Frith.


With the October number the Craftsman entered upon its sixth year. The occasion was marked by an enlargement and a new cover, together with an increase in the number of illustrations. The craftsman now takes front rank among the publications of its class.

Ethics and “The Ring of the Niebelung.’’ By Charles H. Meitzer. 

Rembrandt and His Etchings. By Louis A. Holman.

Edward Carpenter. The Philosopher. By John Spargo.

The Artist’s Colony in Macdougall Alley. By P. T. Farnsworth. 

New York in the Making. By William Griffith.

Dresden Exposition of Craftsmanship. By Heinrich Pudor. 

Craftsmanship in a Village School. By George Bicknell.


The Eclectic reproduces essays from the leading English periodicals for the benefit of American readers. In the October number appear :

Goethe’s Orientalism. By A. Yusuf-Ali.

Political Powers of Labor. By W.H. Mallock.

The Dominion of Palm and Pine. By Moreton Frewen.

Church Restoration. By Thomas Hardy.

The Coming Hague Conference. By Harry Hodgson.

Silent Opinions.

The Valley of Briefny and its Romance. By F. C. Armstrong.

The Limits of Fire Insurance. By F. H. Kitchin.


The October number contains several valuable papers on educational subjects.

The College Versus the High School—Methods. By Robert J. Aley. 

School Instruction in Religion. By Professor Hanus.

Phases of Modern Education, XII. Practical and Impractical Ways of Educating the Will. By Prof. Horne.

Special Classes in the Public Schools of New York. By J. Rosenfeld. 

College English. By Clara F. Stevens.


A number of questions of imperial interest are discussed by prominent writers in the October number. 

Foreign Affairs. By Edward Dicey.

The Shifting of Authority. Danger of Parochialism.

The University of Johannesburg. By Hubert Reade.

Care of the Sick and Hurt in our Merchant Navy. By H. G. Langwill.

Suggested Transvaal Land Bank. By A. St. George Ryder.

The Federal Capital of Australia. 

Cotton Growing in Egypt. By William C. Mackenzie.

Builders of the Empire. Sir Augustus C. Gregory. By Joshua Gregory.

Problem of the Sea-Dyak in Sarawak. By Rev. Edwin H. Gomes. 

The Ideal Commerce Protector.


The art section in the October number is devoted to a consideration of the work of Bernard F. Gribble.

The Rebellious Zulu at Home. 

Stories of H. M. the King. X. Professor Cockletop. By Walter Nathan.

The London Stage. By Oscar Parker.

The Building of Canterbury Cathedral.

On the Moors. Illustrated.

The University of London. By George A. Wade.


The November number contains a goodly number of stories, including Jack London’s serial "Before Adam,” and the following articles: 

Soldiers of the Common Good. By Charles Edward Russell.

Sporting Champions of the Year. By Ralph D. Paine.

A Mother of Americans. By John L. Mathews.

Bucket-Shop vs. Board of Trade. By C. C. Christie.


Fourteen articles on a wide range of subjects are to be found in the October Fortnightly. They are as follows:

The Problem of the Near East, (a) Sultan Abd-ul-Hamid. By Chedo Mijatovich. (b) Pan-Islamism. By Alfred Stead.

Papal Aggression in France. By Robt. Dell.

The President’s English. By William Archer.

The Inner History of Tristan and Isolda. By H. A. Clay.

Is the Party System Honest? By Ian Malcolm.

The Present Condition of Poland. By B. C. Baskerville.

Giosuse Carducci. By Annie Vivante

Edward Burne-Jones. By Prof. William Knight.

Lafcadio Hearn. By Dr. George M. Gould.

Archaeology and Infallibility. By Rev. E. L. Taunton.

Women and War. By Gertrude Silver.

Chant Sung in Darkness. By Herbert Trench.

The Abuse of Sport. By Basil Tozer.

The Leakage of Population and Money in Ireland. By G. J. H. Berkeley.


The last number of this quarterly for the year contains the usual departments and, in addition, four articles of special importance on timely subjects.

American Politics. By Henry Litchfield West.

Foreign Affairs. By A. Maurice Low.

Finance. By Alexander D. Noyes. 

A Few French Books of To-Day. By Prof. W. P. Trent.

Educational Outlook. By Ossian H. Lang.

Applied Science. By H. H. Suplee. 

Relation of Education to Good Government. By Baron S. von Sternburg.

The University President. By Wallace N. Stearns.

The Birth of the New Nippon. By Adachi Kinnasuke.

The New Manchuria. By K. K. Kawakami.


The November number is devoted to getting ready for the coming of Winter. There are several articles along this line, accompanied by useful illustrations.

Getting Ready for the Winter. By N. R. Graves.

Winter Work Against Insects. By E. D. Sanderson.

The Best Aquatic Plants. By Henry S. Conard.

Fresh Vegetables all Winter. By Effie M. Barron.

Two Best Tall Lilies for November Planting. By A. Herrington. 

Bulbs and Perennials for November Planting. By Harold Clark. 

Raising Your Own Tulips. By Luke J. Doogue.


The October number keeps abreast of the most recent discoveries. Among its contents are:

The Indian Ocean. By J. Stanley Gardiner.

Recent Survey and Exploration in Seistan. By Colonel Sir H. McMahon.

Rivers of Chinese Turkestan. By Ellsworth Huntingdon.

Journeys in Northern Nigeria. By Hans Vischer.

Twenty-Five Years’ Geographical Progress. By Sir George T. Goldie.


The November number is a special Thanksgiving issue, with appropriate stories and illustrations. The following articles of value appear in its pages:

Child Discipline. By Milicent W. Shinn.

A Peter Pan Party. IT. By Mary Blackwell Stirling.

How to Buy a Piano. By Rupert Hughes.

Literary Menu for Thanksgiving. By Ellen Burns Sherman.

Troubles of Colonial Grandmothers. By Ella M. Kretschmar.


Stories are numerous in the November number and of an exciting character. Another installment of Archibald Clavering Gunter’s “The Shadow of a Vendetta,” appears. Articles include :

Coaching Extraordinary. By Chas. Frederick Holder.

A Good Man in a Bad Place. By Hobarth Austin.


Four remarkable pictures illustrating Shakespeare’s tragedy “Macbeth” appear in the November Harper’s, reproduced in full color and tint. The number contains eight short stories and a long installment of Sir Gilbert Parker’s new serial. 

A Lawyer’s View of the Andrew Johnson Trial. By Frederick T. Hill.

Macbeth. By Theodore Watts Dunton.

How Science Robs the Flowers of their Perfume. By Robert Kennedy.

A Log of a Forty-Niner. By William Ives Morgan.


The fourth number of this splendidly printed quarterly for the year is replete with interesting matter on religious topics.

Church and World. By the Editor. 

Union and Breadth. By Sir Oliver Lodge.

Reunion. By Rev. Dugal MacFadyen.

Christ in Education. By D. Ffrangcon-Davies.

Bishop of Birmingham and the Education Bill. By Prof. Muirhead.

Vital Value in the Hindu God-Idea. By William T. Seeger.

Pierre Gassendi and the Atoms. By John Masson.

Do We Need a Substitute for Christianity? By Henry Sturt. 

Psychical Research as Bearing on Veracity in Religious Thought. By J. A. Hill.

A Dialogue of Eternal Punishment. By Rev. John Gerard.

Jesus the Prophet. By Rev. Canon Kennett.

The Zoroastrian Messiah. By Rev. A. S. Palmer.

Phases of Religious Reconstruction in France and Germany. By James Collier.


The October number is a rich treasury of articles and illustrations, beginning with the story of the community of disciples of Ruskin and Morris at Rose Valley, Pennsylvania.

Italian Decorative Iron Work. By Marchese Medici.

German Model Houses for Workmen. II. By William Mayner. 

Mediaeval Cookery.

Beaulien Abbey. By Dowager Countess De La Warr.

Garden Accessories. By Loring Underwood.

Some October Flowers. By Eben E. Rexford.

Groton—Past and Present. By Elizabeth Prescott Lawrence. 

Frauds in Old China. By Reginald Jones.

Children’s Playgrounds. By K. L. Smith.

Garden Work in October. By Ernest Hemming.


As usual fiction occupies the bulk of the space in the October number. A noticeable feature is the beginning of the serial publication of Robert W. Chambers’ capital stories, “The Tracer of Lost Persons.”

A Provencal Bull Fight. By Francis Miltoun.

The Idler in Arcady. By Tickner Edwardes.

Modern Homes. By T. Raffles Davison.

The Druce-Portland Case. By Kenneth Henderson.

The Idler’s Club. By Robert Barr.


Eight color inserts appear in the October number of the Studio, all beautifully executed. These are in addition to the many half-tone illustrations interspersed throughout the text.

A Note on the Recent Work of Anders Zorn. By Henri Frantz.

Walter Tyndale: the Man and His Art. By Clive Holland.

Some Inn Signs at Lucerne. By Arthur Elliott.

Hungarian Art at the Milan Exhibition. By Alfredo Melain.

The National Competition of the Schools of Art, 1906. By Aymer Vallance.

Frederick Macmonnies, Portrait Painter. By Edith Pettit.

Technical Hints from the Drawings of Past Masters of Pinting. IX. Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Animal Photographs of Charles Reid. By C. Lang Neil.

Personal Ornaments of the Austrian Peasant. By A. S. Levetus. 

Recent Work in Objects D’Art and Artistic Jewelery. By Paulding Farnham.

Lace Collection at the Metropolitan, Museum. By Eva Lovett.

Recent Work at the Art Institute, Chicago. By Maude Oliver.


The contents for October are as follows :

The Bit o’ Blue. By Stephanie de Maistre.

A Dublin Firm of Long Standing. 

The National Pilgrimage to Lourdes. 

The Mountain. By Alice Furlong. 

From a Cottage to a Flat.


The title of the novelette in the November number of Lippincott’s is “Young Love and Old Hate.” It is writen by Lewis B. Ely. There are also stories by George Carling, D. M. Henderson, Maarten Maartens, Captain Buchanan and E. F. Benson, and papers by Wolf von Schierbrand and Mary Moss.


At present McClure’s is running several strong serial features, not the least important of which is Rudyard Kipling’s fantastic story, “Robin Goodfellow—His Friends.” In the November issue are to be found in addition to a number of short stories,

Ben B. Lindsey: the Just Judge. II. By Lincoln Steffens.

Carl Schurz Reminiscences. Part I. of a new series.

The Story of Montana. IV. By C.P. Connolly.

The Story of Life Insurance. VII. By Burton J. Hendrick.


The November Metropolitan is a bright and readable production with several first-rate stories and many illustrations.

Days of the Buccaneers. By Marvin Dana.

The Great Northwest. By Gerhardt Bradt.

Caricature and Max Beerbohm. By Benjamin de Cassere.

Our Salmon Fisheries. By K. L. Smith.


The October number is a standard issue with a full complement of readable articles.

Reorganization of the Unionist Party. By Marcus R. P. Dorman. 

Intellectual Conditions of the Labor Party. By W. H. Mallock.

The American Language. By Mrs. Campbell Dauncey.

Polar Problems and International Organization for Their Solution.

The House of Commons at Work. By Michael Macdonagh.

A Ridiculous God. I. By Mona Caird.

Some Reflections Upon English and German Education.

Possibility of an Intelligence in the Plant. By S. L. Bastin.

Legends of the Abruzzi. By Janet Ross.

County Magistrates. By T. E. Kebbel.

Football of Yesterday and To-Day. By Harold Macfarlane.


The special feature of the October number of Moody’s is a symposium on “Municipal Ownership and Operation,” participated in by a number of eminent writers.

The Money Market. By John P. Ryan.

The Eleventh Hour in Speculation. By Thomas Gibson.

Waltham Watch Co. By H. E. Tuttle.

Depreciation of Telephone Plants. By A. B. Kellogg.

The Witham Banks. By Day Allen Willey.

Growth of the Harriman Lines. By John Moody.

Our Stake in Cuba. By Franklin Wood.


Eight short stories and an installment of Leroy Scott’s serial, “To Him that Hath," appear in the November Munsey, in addition to the following special articles.

Golden Story of California. By Newton Dent.

World’s Race for Sea Power. By Richmond Pearson Hobson.

Jean Jacques Henner. By R. H. Titherington.

Brides of Essen. By Vance Thompson.

Ethel Barrymore. By Matthew White, jr.

Romance of Steel and Iron in America. VIII. By Herbert N. Casson.

Should Women Propose? By Lyndon Orr.


The October number as usual contains a number of very fine illustrations of western scenery.

Problem of the Colorado River. By Sharlot M. Hall.

Past Sluggard Ranch. By Mary H. Coates.

The Stanford Man in Stanford Politics. By Karl A. Bickel.

Orleans Indian Legends. IV. By Melcena B. Denny.


The after-effects of the San Francisco earthquake are still felt in the October Overland.

Red Cross Work in San Francisco. By Harold French.

Night on Glacier Point. By E. J. Roorbach.

Nance O’Neil. By H. F. Sanders. 

Overland Among the Slovanians of Istria. By F. J. Koch. 

Earthquake Days at Stanford. By A. W. Kimball.

Doves of St. Mark’s. By K. E. Thomas.

Jack London, Lecturer. By P. S. Williams.

Knights and Barons of our Western Empire. By John L. Cowan.


The October issue is up to the standard of this magazine. There are a good many stories and a large number of illustrations.

Queens of Fashion on the Reservation. By John L. Cowan. 

Twentieth Century Soldiers of Fortune. By Arthur H. Dutton.

The Staff of Life. By Fred Loekley. 

Needs of the Philippines. By Jewell H. Aubere.


Stories by the late “Fiona Macleod,” Violet Jacob, Lawrence Mott, a new Indian writer, and several others appear in the November issue of Pall Mall. In addition there are the following:

Marksmanship and the New School of National Defence.

Whistler’s Studio in Paris. Reminiscences by a Favorite Pupil.

The Goldfields of India. By Ian Malcolm.

Grey-Haired Boys. Personal Recollections. By Justin McCarthy. 

A Socialist’s Reply to Mr. Edison.

PEARSON’S (American).

An article on the transportation problem in New York by James Creelman, well illustrated, is a prominent feature of the November number.

The Romance of Aaron Burr. By Alfred Henry Lewis.

The Shackling of a Great City.. By James Creelman.

Big Florrie’s Red Light War. By Alfred Henry Lewis.

PEARSON’S (British).

In the opening article on “The Art of the Age,” the various treatments by different artists of the “Rescue of Andromeda by Perseus” are illustrated. A new series, “'The Adventures of Angela,” by Mabel Ince, begins its course.

What is the Value of Beauty on the Stage.

The Butcheries of Peace.

The Long Story of a Roebuck. By S. L. Bensusan.

A Lending Library for the Blind. By Nora Alexander.

Masters of Black and White. V.F. H. Townsend. By Gordon Meggy.


This valuable periodical presents an interesting table of contents in its latest issue.

'Economic Wastes in Transportation. By W. Z. Ripley.

The Eight-Hour Movement in New York. By G. G. Groat.

Municipal Codes in the Middle West. By J. A. Fairlie.

Alsace-Lorraine. By Burt Estes Howard.

Procedure in the Chamber of Deputies. By A. P. Usher.

The Human Populus. By G. W. Botsford.


The November number continues the promise contained in the initial issue in October and is a worthy addition to the ranks of American magazines. The contents embrace the following:

Franklins’ Social Life in France. II. 

A Neighborly Emperor. By Willard Straight.

The Reading Habit in the United States. By Gustave Michand. 

Captain Zebulon Pike. Expansionist.

The Early Victorians and Ourselves. By George S. Street.

The Soliloquy. By Brander Matthews.

The Charm of Rural England. By W. Warde Fowler.

Lafcadio Hearn. By George M. Gould.


“The Port of Missing Men,” a new serial by Meredith Nicholson begins in the November Reader. The cover is a particularly charming one, painted by E. M. Ashe.

Cummins—of Iowa. By Herbert Quick.

The South American Situation. II. Brazil. By Albert Hale.

The Stage its Own Master. By James L. Ford.

Why Our Lives are Growing Shorter. By Dr. John V. Shoemaker.


The publishers are to be complimented on the handsome cover of their October number. It is one of the prettiest of the Autumn designs.

Duck Shooting with Gun and Camera By C. S. Cummings.

The Bird of the Hour. By Reginald Gourlay.

The Indians of Labrador. By Clifford H. Easton.

Mallard Shooting in the Timber. By Ernest McGaffey.

Cruising the Fjords of North Pacific. By D. W. Iddings.

Some Ducks of the Drylands. By Edwyn Sandys.

Days in the Rockies. By Everett Dufour.

The Art of Camping. By Charles A. Bramble.


The October issue of this important periodical contains, among other articles an exhaustive ilustrated article on recent railroad construction in America, which, of course, deals largely with Canada.

Mclver of North Carolina. By Albert Shaw.

The Cuban Republic on Trial. By Atherton Brownell.

The Coal-Tar Industry and its Jubilee. By Charles Baskerville.

Chile and Peru: Rival Republics of the South. By G. M. L. Brown. 

Our Greatest Year of Railroad Enterprise. By J. D. Latimer.

Are Prices Rising Abnormally? By George E. Roberts.

The Philippine Postal Savings Bank.

By E. W. Kemmerer.


Each issue witnesses an improvement in this excellent Canadian periodical. The November number contains many interesting contributions.

To Abbitibi with the Prospectors. By H. R. Hyndman.

Fishing in Northern Quebec. By W. H. Allison.

The Golden Eye. By Bonnycastle Dale.

Some Common Mistakes of the Deer Hunter. By Dr. Franklin Hawley.

Our Hunting Trip on Georgian Bay. By Tamarac.

Duck Hunting on Lake Champlain. By J. S. Mandigo.

Salmon Fishing in New Brunswick. Western Ontario Woods in 1830. By Hopkins J. Moorhouse.

The Alpine Club of Canada. By A. H. S.

A Fishing Experience in Vancouver Island. By Oscar C. Bass. 

Camping, Tramping and Fishing in Nova Scotia. By W. D. Taunton. 

Ontario Fish and Game Association.


As usual the October Royal is well supplied with short stories, all of a bright character. The many illustrations make the pages interesting.

Strange Tasks of Modern Mercuries. By W. B. Northrop.

Survivors’ Tales of Great Events. By Walter Wood.

Confessions of Little Celebrities. I. Miss Iris Hawkins.

The Noble Art. By A. E. Johnson.


During the coming year several entertaining features will appear in this popular juvenile. Frances Hodgson Burnett will contribute a set of fairy stories and Alice Hegan Rice will publish a new serial. Kate Douglas Wiggin has promised a story. Mrs. George Madden Martin will contribute “Abbie Ann” for the girls and Ralph Henry Barbour will contribute “The New Junior” for the boys. There will be a number of biographical articles and the usual departments.


September 8.—“Shying at Liberalism,” “England and Germany,” “Chinese Reform,” “The County Championship,” “Wheat Harvest,” “A Female Sandford and Merton,” “Canada: Final Impressions.”

September 15. —“The Transvaal Campaign,” “The Agitation in India,” “A General Army Staff,” “The Question of Railway Fares,” “Robert Southey,” I., by Arthur Symons; “The Old Bowling Green,” by Alexander Innes Shand; “The Call of the Soul,” by Harold E. Gorst.

September 22.—“Cuba and American Expansion,” “The Uses of Mimic Warfare,” “The Murder of Sleep,” “Actuarial Responsibility,” “Robert Southey” II., by Arthur Symons; “Hammer and Anvil, ” “ Hyperatic Advertisement,” “Hesperides.”

September 29, —“The Demand for Home Rule,” “The New Boer Combine,” “Railway Accidents and the Unknown,” “The Battle of the Books,” “The Nature of Undenominationalism,” “A Note on the Genius of Thomas Hardy.”

October 6.—“Socialism on the Railway,” “The Church Among the Slags,” “The Kaiser and His Navy,” “The Indian Mohammadans,” “The Transfer of Life Policies," “ Religious Education" II, “Lord Rosebery’s Randolph.” 

October 13. —“Meddlers All,” “The Revenge of Dr. Leyds,” “The Newfoundland Modus Vivendi,” “Sir Robert Finlay’s Opinion,” “Doctors and Life Assurance,” “Adelaide Ristori,” “Household Music,” “The Palate for Novels,” “The Conversation of Bridge.”


Stories by F. Hopkinson Smith, Kate Douglas Wiggin, John Fox, jr., and others appear in the November number of Scribner’s, along with a number of excellent articles.

Russia’s Greatest Painter. Repin. By Christian Brinton.

Washington in Jackson’s Time. Glimpses of Henry Clay.

Ruskin and Girlhood. Reminiscences by L. Allan Harker. 

London, a Municipal Democracy. By Frederic C. Howe.

In the Black Pines of Bohemia. By Mary King Waddington.

The Last of the Indian Treaties. By Duncan Campbell Scott.


A special colored section devoted to art studies of American actresses opens the November Smith’s There is also an art section reproducing some of the work of William Robinson Leigh.

Keep Young. A Sermon. By Charles Battell Loomis.

Worry: Its Consequences, Cure and Causation. By Dr. Salelby.

 Childhood of the American Theatre. By C. Pollock.

The Out-of-Town Girl in New York. By Grace M. Gould.

A Painter of Personality. By Roxann White.

The Woman with a Youthful Figure. By Augusta Prescott.


September 8.—“Naval Supremacy and National Safety,” “Despondency and Violence in Russia,” “Claim of Trade Unions to Stand Outside the Law,” “The Limitation of Fortunes in America,” “Journalism and its Ideals,” “Christianity and Conversion,” “Future of English Cricket,” “Autumn Leaves.”

September 15.—“The Spectator Experimental Company and What it has Accomplished,” “Universal Training,;” “The Visit of the Amir to India,” “The Black Pope,” “Rival Memories,” “The Charm of Accessibility,” “The Spirit of September,” “Hill Trout Streams.”

September 22.—“General Trepoff: The Significance of his Career,” “Our Difficulties in China,” “Socialism and Labor,” “The United States and Cuba,” “Old Age Pensions in Australia,” “Eve’s Diary,” “The Urban Sentiment,” “Natural History in Earlier Ages." 

September 29.—“National Training Centres—Why Should not Lancashire Lead?” “Cuba and the United States,” “Latest Channel Tunnel Scheme,” “Situation in Hungary,” “Chinese Opium Edict,” “Isolation of the East End,” “Table-talk,” “Sense of Locality in Animals.”

October 6.—“Unrest in India,” “The Outlook for Labor,” “Lord Rosebery on Statesmanship,” “Political Parties and the Group System,” “The Russian Peasant and Politics,” “The Spoilt Child of the Law,” “The Significance of Lights,” “A Century Old.”

October 13.—“The Hohenlohe Revelation,” “Liberals and Socialism,” “Russia: the Revolutionaries and the Crisis,” “Recruits and Veterans,” “The Times and the Publishers,” “Letters to a Daughter,” “A Literary Disease and its Results,” “The Sheep-Shearing.”


The annual subscription price of Suburban Life became $1.50 on October 1 and the periodical is certainly worth it. The October number is a finely illustrated issue containing the following articles:

The Balance Sheet of a Country House. By E. P. Powell.

Must a Man be Rich to Grow Orchids? By Robert Cameron.

In Other People’s Houses. By E. H. Harriman.

Keeping Fancy Pigeons as a Hobby. By Clarence E. Twombly. 

Ten-Acre Forestry. By F. A. Waugh.

A Winter Garden in the Cellar. By Richard S. Adams.

The Varied Uses of Cypress. By Arthur T. Bronson.


Readers will find the November number of the Success Magazine one of the brightest and best ever issued by the publishers. It takes front rank among the November periodicals.

The People’s Lobby. By Samuel Merwin.

Funniest Stories I’ve Heard. By George Ade.

Fools and Their Money. III. By Frank Fayant.

Children of Packingtown. By Upton Sinclair.

The Policy Holder’s War. II. By Elliott Flower.

Economy that Costs too Much. By Orison S. Marden.


The October number of the Sunset Magazine shows a full recovery from the effects of the San Francisco disaster.

San Francisco’s Upraising. By Charles S. Aiken.

Some Reconstruction Figures. By Barton W. Currie.

San Francisco at Play. By Edwin Emerson.

On the Road to Guadalajara. By Arthur North.

Young Mexico. By L. Tisdale. 

Chaining the Sacramento. By G. K. Swingle.

Books that Go Traveling. By W.R, Watson.

Idyls of Mission Dolores. By C.W. Stoddard.


At least two articles in the November number of the Technical World are of special interest to Canadians, while the general table of contents is full of first-class matter.

Hudson Bay—New Way to Europe. By J. C. Elliot.

How a Dream Came True. By Edith Neale Perrine.

New Island Rises from Ocean. By J. M. Baltimore.

Hurrying up the Coal Mines. By Aubrey Fullerton.

New Path into Gotham Harbor. By N. J. Quirk.

Making a World to Order. By Rene Bache.

New Marvels in Physics. By Ben Winslow.

World’s New Treasure Box. By 0.J. Stevenson.

Predicting Next Year’s Weather. By J. E. Watkins.

Wonders of New Zealand. By W. G. Fitz-Gerald.

All-Steel Railway Coaches. By M.J. Butler.

A New Outdoor Profession. By Guy E. Mitchell.

Life Artificially Counterfeited. By Dr. A. Gradenwitz.


The art feature in the October number consists of reproductions of the paintings in the Hotel de Villa, Paris. The serial, "Sophy of Kravonia, ” by Anthony Hope, is concluded.

Chronicles in Cartoon. XI. By B. Fletcher Robinson.

Direct Methods of Studying Nature. By Lilian J. Clarke.


The Thanksgiving number of the Woman’s Home Companion has an extra supply of fiction, all of a good quality. The usual departments are full of interest.

Dr. Edward Everett Hale’s First Editorial Talk.

A Thanksgiving Retrospect. By Kate Douglas Wiggin.

The Employment Certificate. By Owen R. Lovejoy.

Davenport and His Farm. By R. H. Davis.


Recent events of historical importance are strongly treated in the World To-Day for November. The illustrations, are both timely and good.

Strategic Points of International Commerce.

Henry Salem Hubbell. By L. F. Perkins

Playing at Governing the Philippines. By Hamilton Wright.

Salvation of the Stage. By W. T. Stead.

Kansas City—A City that is Finding Itself. By Hugh O’Neill. 

Dawn of the Concrete Age. By H.S. Hanson.

Tragedy at Atlanta.

Agricultural Cuba. By F. S. Earle. 

French Colonial Exposition at Marseilles. By J. W. Pattison. 

American Guardianship of Cuba. 

Instruments of the Weather Service. By C. R. Dodge.

WORLD’S WORK (American).

A striking article on Hearst is to be found in the October World’s Work, which is particularly timely in view of the coming election in New York. Other articles are of the usual interest.

Is it Safe to Invest in Southern Pacific Stock?

The Remaking of Our Cities. By C. M. Robinson.

The Work of Three Great Architects. By Gurdon S. Parker.

The Hearst Myth. By “Q.P.” 

Raising Campaign Funds.

An English Mechanic in America. By James Blount.

Vast Undeveloped Regions. By Frederic Austin Ogg.

The Development of the Philippines. By Hamilton W. Wright.

The Stages of Vesuvius’ Eruption. By Frank A. Perret.

Education in the New Japan. By Mary Crawford Fraser.

The Russian Revolution in Process. By J. A. Hourwich.

The Home-Culture Clubs. By Geo. W. Cable.

Revolutionary Changes in China. By (Dr. W. A. P. Martin.

The Beginning of Reform in Packingtown. By Isaac F. Marcosson. 

Labor and Politics. By M. G. Cunniff.

WORLD’S WORK (English.)

The October number is one of the best ever produced by the publishers. The contents are particularly valuable.

Drawing Pretoria 3,000 Miles Nearer. By Ambrose Talbot.

An English Mechanic in America. By James Blount.

Reforms Wanted in Our Insurance System. By F. H. Haines.

New Cereal Rubber. By B. Wyand. 

Making Money: How it is Done. By George Turnbull.

Scent-Making as a Hobby. By B J. Hyde.

The Ostrich Farm.

Patent Medicine Fraud. By Burnard Grae.

Dainty Dishes Ignored by Englishmen. By Percy Collins.

Our Newest Battleships. By Fred T. Jane.

The Importance of Floating Docks. By Frederick A. Talbot.

Organized Self Help. By “Home Counties."

Beginning of Reform in Packingtown. By Isaac F. Marcosson.

Vast Undeveloped Regions. By Frederic Austin Ogg.

Cigar-Making in Holland. By B. H. How.


Helpful articles for young men on a variety of themes are to be found in the October issue.

The New Bishops of Truro. Dr. Stubbs. By the Editor.

A Young Man’s Point of View. By L. S. Mangin.

The Football Season. By John Lewis.

The Basal Qualities of Greatness. Illustrated at Gladstone’s Statue. 

At the Grave of Hartley Coleridge. By Charles F. Aked.

Everyday Life in Bengal. By William H. Hart.

The Wisdom of Charity. By George H. R. Dabbs.

Business Success. Employer or Employe ?

The work that is performed only for the sake of what it will bring, not for what it will carry forth, is like shoddy cloth, which may please the eye but will not wear. It is cheap, flimsy stuff, woven with no nobler purpose than to hold together long enough to be bought and paid for.