Other Contents of Current Magazines.

December 1 1906

Other Contents of Current Magazines.

December 1 1906


The American Magazine, under its new management, is progressing splendidly and during the coming year there will be a large number of excellent features.

The Tariff in our Times I. By Ida M. Tarbell.

The Christmas Spirit.. By F. P. Dunne (Mr. Dooley.)

The Diary of a Mayor. By Brand Whitlock.

Adventures in Contentment. By David Grayson.

New Wonders in Submarine Boats. By A. W. Rolker.

Emporia and New York. By William Allen White.

The Servant Question. By Josephine D. Bacon.

Common Colds : What Are They ? By Dr. Hirshberg.


Several articles of special interest to thoughtful men and women appear in the December number of the Arena. The leading contents are:—

Nationalization of the Railways of Switzerland. By Frank Parsons.

Governor Joseph W. Folk of Missouri. By T. S. Mosby.

Child Labor.. By Elinor H. Stoy.

Our Vanishing Liberty of the Press. By Theodore Schroeder.

Broad Aspects of Race-Suicide. By Frank T. Carlton.

William Wheelwright: Yankee Pioneer in South America. By F. M. Noa.

Is Railroad-Rate Regulation a Step to Government Ownership ? By E. F. Gruhl.

President Diaz: Builder of Modern Mexico. By the Editor.


The November number can he specially commended for the all-round excellence of its contents. The illustrations in this magazine are always interesting.

Sportsmen of Mark. Captain Percy Bewicke.

Salmon Fishing in Newfoundland. By Lord Howick.

Jumping Greyhounds. By P. T. Oyler.

Financial Aspect of Racing. By G.H. Verrall.

Otter-Hunting in Co. Wicklow. By E. W. West.

Chicken-Shooting in British Columbia. By R. Leckie-Ewing.

Rugby or Association for Public Schools ? By Allan R. Haig-Brown.

A Lady’s Tramp Across Montenegro. By Mrs. Frank Savile.

Lawyers and Sportsmen.


The November number is most creditable to the publishers and takes rank high up among the out-door magazines.

How Canadian Fruit is Sold in Great Britain.

Fertilize Peach Soils When Trees Are Dormant.

The Seedless Apple From Another View Point.

Decorating the Dining Table.

A Civic Enemy: The Tussock Moth. 

Lawn and Garden Notes for November.

Growing Rhubarb Indoors.

Value of Selection in Horticulture. How to Grow Good Celery.


The December number of Cassell ’s, is notable as containing the opening chapters of Conan Doyle’s series of reminiscences, "Through the Magic Door." A new serial by A. W. Marchmont, “The Man who was Dead,” begins.

An Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bourchier.

Card Tricks for Christmas Parties. 

The Art of Fred Roe.


Four fine color pages appear in the Christmas Century, including “Maude Adams as Peter Pan,” “The Belle of the Christmas Ball,” “The Death of Eve,” and “Ave Maria. " There are many good stories and the following articles:— 

The Panama Canal. By Secretary Taft.

Government Model Farms. By James J. Hill.

Jay Cooke and the Financing of the Civil War. By E. P. Oberholstzer. 

Whistler in Venice. By Otto H. Bacher.


Several articles in the November number of Chambers’s Journal are well worth reading. In fact this worthy periodical is always readable. 

Sheep-Shearing, a Pastoral Sketch. By Major-General Tweedie.

The Foods That Feed Us. 

Reminiscences of Dr. John Brown.

A New Illuminant.

The Awakening of Hudson Bay.

Eighteenth Century French Furniture and its Imitations.

Advance of the Telephone. 

Reminiscences of a Bachelor.

New Century Frictionless Motor. 

American Railway Accidents.

Notable Australians.

White Labour for South Africa.

The Sovereign and the Foreign Office.


October 27. “What the World is Doing,” “What Hearst Would do to the Other Fellow,” “Disarming Cuba’s Rebel Army,” “Cuba’s Suicide,” by R. H. Davis, “Gibboney,” by Louis Seaber, “Found in the Incubator,” by Wallace Irwin.

November 3. “Typhoon at Hong Kong,” “What the World is Doing,” “The Day of Big Guns,” “The New Roosevelt Cabinet,” "The Army of Pacification, ” by R. H. Davis.

November 10. “The President’s Visit to Panama,” “What the World is Doing,” “Amenities of the RaceTrack,” “What’s the Matter With America?" II., by W. A. White, “Clearing up Chicago,” “Plays of the Month.”

November 17. “Whose Lake is the Pacific*?” by Frederick Palmer; "Strictly Confidential, ” “ The Great Unthankful,” by Wallace Irwin; “The New Cloud in the West,” “The Other Americans,” by Arthur Ruhl.


The November number contains the usual number of handsome color inserts, reproducing famous pictures.

J. Pierpont Morgan’s Pictures, II. By W. Roberts.

Plate Used on Admiral’s Ship in 17th Century. By Mabel Ormonde. 

English Lace, I. Needlepoint. By M. Jourdain.

A Great Cruikshank Collector, II. By G. S. Layard.

The Guilds of Florence. By Edgcumbe Staley.

Glance Round Hanley Museum. By Frank Freeth.

Hengrave Hall, Its Art Treasures. II. By Leonard Willoughby.


The November number contains the following list of timely articles: 

End of the Bismark Dynasty. 

Naval Scares. By Lord Eversley. 

Reform of Parliamentary Procedure. By Sir C. Ilbert.

Henrick Ibsen. By Edward Dowden. 

Poor Relief in Berlin. By E. Munsterberg.

M. Clemenceau. By Lawrence Jerrold.

Religious Movement in France. By Paul Sabatier.

Letters of Business. By Canon Henson.

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


An interesting number is that of the Cornhill for November, combining instruction with entertainment in pleasing proportions.

Bulls in the Westminster China Shop. By Henry W. Lucy.

Shakespeare I. By Canon Beeching. 

Truth About Tyrtaeus. By A. D. Godley.

Fourth Gun. By C. F. Marsh.

A Stay in the Island of Venus. By W. A. T. Allen.

The Library of John Stuart Mill. By Rose Sidgwick.

Oxford and Cambridge—A Study in Types. By E. S. P.  Haynes 

York: Its Place in English Institutions. By Lawrence Gonime.


The November number marks the continuance of the improvement noted in the October number. Two illustrations are particularly to be commended.

With Maxim Gorky in the Adirondacks. By John Spargs.

The Art Museum as an Historian. By Sir Charles Purdon Clarke. 

New Orleans, the City of Iron Lace. By Harriet Joor.

Rebuilding of Philadelphia. By C.R. Woodruffe.

Use and Abuse of Machinery.

A California House Modelled on the Old Mission Dwelling.

Germany’s Practical Charity for Children.


A good selection of articles from the British periodicals of the month appears in the November Eclectic.

The Negro Problem. By Stanhope Sams.

Alphonse Daudet. By M. F. Sandars. 

Triumph of Russian Autocracy. By Angelo S. Rappoport.

A Scotchman at Mars-la-Tour. By Baron von Laurentz.

A Religion of Ruth. By E. M. Cesaresco.

The Laird and His Tenants. By Charles Edwardes.

The Cry of the Children.


In the November number appear the following articles on educational and kindred subjects.

The Modern College Library. By James H. Canfield.

Beowulf, the Epic of the Saxons. By Rea McCain.

Causes Contributing to the Failure of Students in College Mathematics. 

Content of Religious Instruction in German Protestant Schools.

Present Decline in Study of Greek. 

Industrial Education in Secondary Schools.

Professional Work in State Normal Schools.


An illuminating article by the editor on the Newfoundland fishing question, is the opening feature of the November number. Other articles are:—

Foreign Affairs. By Edward Dicey. 

New Hebrides Convention. By the Editor.

Navy and the Colonies. By Charles Stuart-Linton.

Great Britain in North China. By Kenneth Beaton.

Australia and the Empire. By Richard Arthur.

Memories of Maoriland. By E. J. Massy.

Indian and Colonial Investments. By Trustee.


Some reproductions of the work of H. J. Thaddeus, R.H.A., appear in the November number of the English Illustrated.

Art of H. J. Thaddeus.

The Amber Drop. By Duke of Argyll.

Interview With the Sage of Chobham. By T. W. H. Crosland.

London Stage. By Oscar Parker. 

Chichester Cathedral. 

Dumas in Caricature. By Sidney Hunt.

An Eastern Eutopia.


The Christmas number of Everybody’s is a regular volume of good cheer, with stories by Thomas W. Lawson, Rupert Hughes, Jack London, Charles G. D. Roberts and others, all well illustrated.

Soldiers of the Common Good. Continued. By Charles Edward Russell.

A King in Business. Continued. By Robert E. Park.

A Christmas Thought. By Eugene Wood.


A long list of contents appears in the November Fortnightly, which is one of the best of the current reviews.

Is Government by Duma Impossible? By E. J. Dillon.

Measure of the Hours. By Maurice Maeterlinck.

Socialism and the Middle Classes. By H. G. Wells.

The British Army. By Sir George Arthur.

Picturesque India. By Flora Annie Steel.

Some Thoughts on the Technique of Poetry. By C. F. Keary.

The Hundred Days. By W. Lawler Wilson.

Bernini and the Baroque Style. By E. M. Phillips.

Richmond, Virginia. By Henry James.

Early Victorians and Ourselves. By G. S. Street.

Lafcadio Hearn, II. By Dr. G. M. Gould.

Mr. Churchill’s Father. By Herbert Vivian.

Englishmen in Foreign Service. By Minto F. Johnston.

The Labor Party. By H. Morgan-Browne.

Trade Union Crisis. By Herman Cohen.


The December number appears with a charming cover design. Its contents are, as usual, highly interesting.

Record-breaking Experiences in Gardening.

All the Hollies Worth Growing.

A Place Planted for Winter Comfort. 

An Outdoor Winter Garden.

Red Berries that Last Two Years.


As usual, we find quite a number of articles in the November issue, descriptive of interesting corners of the earth.

A Fifth Journey in Persia. By Major Sykes.

The Indian Ocean. By J. Stanley Gardiner.

Notes on the Geography and People of the Barings District.

Ruwenzori and the Frontiers of Uganda. By D. W. Freshfield. 

Coast Erosion. By Clement Reid.


The Christmas number is a charming production. It is largely printed in colors, and has many suggestions for the holiday season.

Christmas Service for the Home.

Tea Rooms in New York.

Mystery of Sleep. By Dr. Gulick. 

Art of the Silversmith.

Christmas Decorations.


The November number has many readable features, not the least interesting of which are the following :—

Revelations of Society Marriage-Broking.

The Secret of Success. No. 10. Success in Literature.

What is a Cold ? By Robert Bell, M.D.

Irish Pleasantries.

How Physic is Faked. By Herbert Snow, M.D.

The Moloch of the Rates. By George R. Sims.

My Method of Work. By Frank Bramley.

Black Rod’s Knock. By Michael MacDonagh.


Several charming country residences are described and illustrated in the November number.

Fairacres: Residence of J. W. Pepper.

Houses With a History. Broughton Castle. By P. H. Ditchfield. 

German Model Houses for Workmen. By William Mayner.

Mediaeval Cookery.

Garden Work in November.. By Ernest Hemming.

First County Park System in America. By F. W. Kelsey.

A Residence of Joseph Bonaparte’s. By E. B. Morris.


Several good stories appear in the November Idler, of which fiction is always the leading feature.

A Provencal Pilgrimage. By Francis Miltoun.

Bruges. By E. G. Day.

The Idler in Arcady. By Tickner Edwardes.

A Life on the Ocean Wave. By George Ade.

Fifth Duke of Portland.


Nine inserts in color are to be found in the November issue, which is particularly large and inspiring. The literary contents are as follows:

Collection of Mr. Alexander Young. I. The Corots. By E. G. Halton. 

Pencil Drawing From Nature. By Alfred East.

Modern Decorative Art at Glasgow. By J. Taylor.

Recent Etchings by Albert Baertsoen. By Henri Frantz.

Art of Henri Teixeira. By Haldane MacFall.

Recent Designs in Domestic Architecture.

Individual Treatment of the Picture Frame. By F. W. Coburn.


Among the contents of the November number are the following:

Dr. Johnson at His Prayers.

The Unfinished Symphony. By S. de Maistre.

A Corner of Kerry. By Meta Brown.

Slavery in its Mildest Form. By M. A.C.


The Christmas number of McClure’s is an excellent production. Despite the change in its management, McClure’s seems to have become rejuvenated and is as strong as ever. There are many stories as befits a Christmas number. 

Reminiscenses of a Long Life. Second Series. By Carl Schurz.

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


The Christmas Metropolitan is rich in stories and illustrations. Among them are “Fanch,” by Henry C. Rowland, “The Return of Col. Clawson, B.M.,” by Birdsall Briscoe, “The Call From the Past,” by Leonard Merrick, ‘The Fulfillment of Prophecy,” by Cecil G. Pangman, “La Chaser Gallerie,” by Ethel Watts Mumford, “The Vavasour Ball,” by Francis Livingston, and “Hunker Bill’s Dog,” by Arthur Stringer.


This readable little publication contains several readable features in its November number.

Army of Hunters in the North Woods

Figuring Profits.

Financing New Enterprise. First-Class Salesmanship,

Good Way to Make a Market for Goods.

Weighing the Evidence.

Intuition in the Credit Department.


In the November issue of this handsome publication appears the following articles.

Before Socialism. By Hugh W. Strong.

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

A Ridiculous God, II. By Mona Caird.

On Riding to Hounds. By Basil Tozer.

Ghosts of Piccadilly. By G. S. Street. 

Beauty and Uses of Our National Art Songs. By A. E. Keeton. 

Sporting Terms in Common Speech. Justice Phillimore.

The Wayside in Sweden.

The New Gold and the New Era. By Moreton Frewen.

The Nun before the Christ-Child. By L. S. McChesney.


The symposium on "Municipal Ownership and Operation," begun in the October number, is continued in the November number of Moody’s, in which the following articles also appear.

World’s Gold Producion. By A. Selwyn-Brown.

Water Powers of Georgia. By W. H. Hillyer.

Trunk Lines of the Future. By Earl D. Berry.

Rise of the Tobacco Combine. By John Moody.

The Stock Company as a Swindle. By Charles H. Cochrane.

Our Autocratic Secretary. By Charles F. Speare.

Farm Mortgages vs. Railroad Bonds. By H. L. Taft.

A Prosperity Symphony in Figures. By John P. Ryan.


The contents of the November issue are of considerable interest to seafaring men .

Stability of Ships, III.

Towards the South Pole, III. By Lieutenant Armitage.

From Hong Kong to Shanghai. By I. Chalmers.

Training of Officers in the Mercantile Marine. By George Leslie.

Modern Merchantmen, Their Design and Construction, VII.

Sea Lore of the Bible.

Desertion from British Ships.

New Fishguard Route to Ireland. 

United Opinions upon Signalling.


The Christmas number will be stronger than usual and will contain the following articles of interest:— 

Famous New England Madonnas. By F. W. Coburn.

Nineteenth Century Boston Journalism. By E. H. Clement.

Bench and Bar of Massachusetts. By S. O. Sherman.

Ballads of Old Boston. By M. A. De-Wolfe Howe.

Concerning Home and School. By Sarah L. Arnold.

Japanese Music and Musical Instruments. By R. I. Geare.

Japanese in New England.


The November number contains a long illustrated description of the great Tonto Storage Reservoir as its main feature. Also:—

The Land of Shalam. By G. B. Anderson.

An Archaelogical Wedding Journey. By Theresa Russell.


The November number is a standard issue of this Western publication, containing several readable features.

Plumed Weeds. By Virginia Garland. 

Two Representative Men of California. Wheeler and Tilden.

Question of the Unemployed. By Austin Lewis.

Butte—The Heart of the Copper Industry. By H. F. Sanders.

City of Mexico. By N. J. Manson.


For November, the publishers of this magazine provide several good stories and the following articles: 

The Art of the Age. Illustrated. 

When London Holds Carnival. By Lieut.-Colonel N. Davis.

Life Story of a Foxhound. By S. L. Haviland.

Life Story of a Foxhound. B. S. L. Bensusan.

Profitable Pursuits for Girls. By Marcus Woodward.

Masters of Black and White, II. By Gordon Meggy.

Dethronement of Nicholas II. By A.V.


A charming frontispiece in color appears in the November number, which is well up to the standard set by this magazine.

Professor Thomas Congdon. By Edmond S. Meany.

True Northwest Passage. By Frank I. Clark.

The Youngest Republic. By L. W. Bates.

Connecting Link of the World’s Railroads. By George Sherman. 

Country Sets in America. By Joseph M. LeRoy.

Why Seattle Grows. By C. B. Yandell.


The December or Christmas number is a seasonable production, nearly double the usual size of the magazine and is devoted largely to stories of all sorts. Others features, include :—

Ghosts and the Spirit World. By Professor Richet.

A Born Philanthropist. By the Duke of Argyll.

The Harlequinade. By D. C. Calthrop.

Christmas in the Alps. By Mrs. Le Blond.

The Christmas Tree.. By William Hyde.


This new periodical has made an excellent beginning and now takes rank among the more thoughtful of the American magazines. The December number has the following features :—

Madame Recamier and Her Friends. By Charlotte Harwood.

“Old Q.,’’ the Presiding Genius of Piccadilly.

Camille Carot. By M. G. Chardin. 

The Author of Cranford. By Mrs. Richmond Ritchie.

The Late Carl Schurz. By Professor H. L. Nelson.

New Light on Thomas Hood. By H. C. Shelley.

The Kingdom of Light. By George R. Peck.


The last issue of this famous quarterly for the year is as usual well-stocked with thoughtful articles on a variety of themes.

The Naval Situation.

Recent Antarctic Exploration. 

Romantic Element in Music.

Henrik Ibsen. By Arthur Symons. 

Ethics of Henry Sidgwick. By J. E. McTaggart.

Municipal Socialism.

Art-Work of Lady Dilke.

The Cheap Cottage.

The British Museum.

Regulation of Motor Cars.

County Families.

Real Needs of Ireland.

Russian Government and the Massacres.


The Christmas number is an extremely handsome production with its cover design by Castaigne and its Christmas frontispiece by E. M. Ashe. There are five short stories in addition to Meredith Nicholson’s serial.

“Ik Marvell.” An appreciation. By Emerson G. Taylor.

Little Germany. By Albert Hale.

The House Unbeautiful. By Agnes Repplier.

Contemporary Fiction. By G. K. Chesterton.

On Getting Started. By O. L. Shepard.

True American Culture. By L. W. Smith.

True American Humor. By Frank Crane.


A very attractive design renders the November Recreation a pleasing number. The contents are interesting as usual.

Sons of the Settlers. By Ernest Russell.

Afield with the Dog By C. M. Morton.

Hunting Red Deer. By W. A. Babson.

Some Alaskan Big Game.. By R. W. Stone.

His Woodland Highness, the Moose. By J. L. Pequignot.

Columbian Blacktail. By James E. Sawyers.

Art of Camping. By Charles A. Bramble.

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

Moose of Minnesota. By C. L. Canfield.

Hunting Big Game in Wyoming. By A. W. Bitting.


Among the newest arrivals at our office is the Red Funnel, published at Dunedin, New Zealand. It is a bright monthly magazine with the following table of contents for November:— 

Inter-Relation of the Finances of the Commonwealth and the States. 

Royal Sydney Golf Club.

Westminster Abbey.

Snow Land in N.S.W.

Development of Western Canada.

By Sea and Land to the Front. 

Australian Painters.


Timely articles appear in the November number of the Review of Reviews. The department “Progress of the World” is well handled.

A Visit From British Teachers. By President Butler.

Dr. Schumacher and the Kaiser Wilhelm Lectureship.

Charles Evans Hughes. By Irwin Wardman.

Cuba’s American Governor. By Richard C. Weightman.

Story of Copper. By C. F. Speare. 

Mexico’s Fighting Equipment. By A. C. Brady.

Secretary Root and South America. By A. W. Duncan.

The House of Lords. By W. T. Stead.


The November Royal is a bright number, with many interesting pictures and several very good short stories.

Brothers and Sisters on the Stage. 

A Day in the Life of a North Sea Missionary.

Confessions of Little Celebrities, II. Max Darewski.

Survivors’ Tales of Great Events XXII. With Livingstone in Darkest Africa.


With the November number St. Nicholas enters on a new year, and a new arrangement of the pages marks the event. There is a new story in the number by Frances Hodgson Burnett and a new serial by George Madden Martin.

On the Bridge of an Ocean Liner. By Francis Arnold Collins.

How to Teach a Bird Tricks. By Mary Dawson.


October 20. “The Hohenlohe Memoirs,” “The Indiscretion of Sir Wilfrid Laurier,” “Attitude of Conservatives to Socialism,” “0 Tempora 0 Murrays,” “Fishguard Experiment,” “A Memorable Decade,” “Rembrandt.”

October 27. “Autumn Opening,” “Turn of M. Clemenceau,” “Goluchowski and the Magyars,” “Conservatives and the London Borough Council Elections,” “Affairs of the Law,” “Clergy Mutual Society,” “Musical Disappointments.”

November 3. “Black and White,” “Lords and Commons,” “Wireless Telegraph Conference,” Public School Girlhood,” “The Burden of Books,” “The effective Exit,” “Ronsard in English.”


The Christmas Scribner is rich in the interests of its literary contents and the beauty of its illustrations. Among the latter are reproductions colors of paintings dealing with early Irish history, by Henry McCarter.

The State o’ Maine Girl. By Kate D. Wiggin.

The Veiled Lady of Stamboul. By F. H. Smith.

The Pickwick Ladle. By W. S. Moody.

Addolorata’s Intervention. By Henry B. Fuller.

Passing. By W. L. Alden.


The December number of Smith’s contains a pretty series of art pictures and many stories.

A Sea in the Making. By Stanley Dubois.

Proper Time for Ill Temper. By C. B. Loomis.

Worry and Disease. By C. W. Saleeby.

Youth of the American Theatre. By Channing Pollock.


October 20. “Rumoured Reduction of Ships in Commission,” “Prince Hohenlohe ’s Danger-Board, " “Lord Lansdowne and the MacDonnell Mystery,” “Hungary at the Parting of the Ways,” “Proposed Income-Tax in France,” "Silanus the Christian,” “Liddell-and-Scott,” “Caged Birds.” 

October 27. "Admiralty Statement,” “M. Clemenceau,” “Do we Want a New Political Party?” “Moral Training and the Making of Patriots,” “Trust System in England,” “Adonis, Attis, Osiris,” “ Shopping, ” “Sabine Farms,” “Letters to the Editor.” 

November 3. “A 'Practically Ready’ Fleet,” “Establishment of Fundamental Christianity in State Schools,” “Outlook in Russia,” “Rule of Tooth and Claw,” “Revolt of the Children in Poland,” “Religio Laici,” “Rifle-Shooting and Physical Training,” “Hunting in Surrey.”


The November number maintains the interest so well created by the summer numbers. Illustrations are particularly good.

A Study in Contrasts. By Arthur I. Raymond.

Buying the Supplies of a Suburban Home. By Helen M. Winslow.

A Glimpse Into Interesting Halls. By Frank R. Johnson.

Horseback Riding for Suburban Women. By Mildred Walker. 

Window Gardens Worth While. By Thomas Roby.

The Unique in Architecture. By Arthur L. Stearns.

Chickens at Fifty Dollars Each. By A. D. Burhans.

Back to the Loom. By Inez Gardner. 


Several excellent features appear in the November Sunset, not the least interesting of which are the articles on football in California. 

Trying out Rugby. By Oscar N. Taylor.

Rugby vs. Intercollegiate. By James Lanagan.

Oregon’s Outlook. By G. A. White. 

Oregon’s Dairying. By G. L. McKay.

White Sands of New Mexico. By Bertha C. Crowell.

Mother of California. By Arthur North.

Phillippine Prospects. By Hamilton Wright.

California Country House. By H. D. Croly.


System for November is rich in good things for the business man aiming at economies of administration.

Bottom Rounds of the Ladder. By Arthur E. McFarlane.

Life of Marshall Field, V. By H.J. Cleveland.

Between Employer and Employee. By J. C. Comerford.

Taking Care of One Million People. By O. N. Manners.

Building a Factory. By O. M. Becker and W. J. Lees.

Opportunities for American Trade in Japan. By H. H. Lewis.

Keeping Track of Office Supplies. By F. R. Atwood.

Advertising a Bank. By D. V. Casey. 

General Accounts of a Retail Business. By Gustav Wenberg.


The December issue has a Christmas flavor, expressed by a special holiday cover and a number of special illustrations.

Pipe Line Across Panama. By William Bassett.

Creek Does Farm Work. By W. E. Phillips.

World’s Christmas Mail. By Fritz Morris.

Thirty-Million-Dollar Waste-Pile. By William Hard.

Making the Ohio Navigable. By J.R. Schmidt.

Ships that Make no Port. By P. T. McGrath.

From Peat to Paper in Two Hours. By J. C Mil..

A Spool of  Wire Speaks. By E. F. Stearns.

Motoring Opportunities. By David Beercroft

Secret Wireless Telegraphy. By Dr. Alfred Gradenwitz.

Trackless Trains go Everywhere. By Donald Burns.

Steady-Floating Marine Structures. By Waldon Fawcett.

Largest Concrete Bridge. By G. E. Mitchell.


This publication is a continuation of the Four-Track News on a broader basis. It appears with a large page and is profusely illustrated. 

Four Months in Italy on $500. By Mabel McGinnis.

Climbing the Pyramids. By A. H. Ford.

Florida Vacations. By F. M. Chapman.

In the Lotus Land of Nassau. By M. D. MacLewn.

A Calendar of Travel.

By Rowboat Through the Grand Canyon. By G. W. James.

Real November Summerland. By F. F. Kelly.

Fishing Surprises of Florida. By L.F. Brown.


The December issue is a fine double number containing stories by Anthony Hope, Max Pemberton, Ian Maclaren, Gilbert Parker, etc., and the following among other articles: 

Cartoons of Celebrities.

Art of W. Q. Orchardson.

Life at a Great School. By H. A. Vachell.

New Music for an Old World. 

Trinity House.

Day’s Work of the German Imperial Chancellor.


The November issue is brimful of good things and we have seldom had the pleasure of reading a better number.

Cuba, Its Condition and Outlook. By Frederick U. Adams.

Master of the Diamond Mines. By M. G. Cunniff.

Education in New Japan. By M. C. Fraser.

Natural History in the Schoolroom. By Percy Collins.

Criminal Secret Commission. By Herbert E. Binstead.

Cape to Cairo Telegraph. By F. A. Talbot.

Lavender Industry in England. By M. Adeline Cooke.

A Week in Paris for 50s. By E. M. Bunting.

Balooning: the New Hobby. By Aero.

One Fowl per Acre. By Edward Brown.

Greatest Power House.

A Native Iron Foundry in Africa. By Ambrose Talbot.

The March of Events. By Henry Norman, M.P.

Railway Accident Panic. By H. G. Archer.

The Clyde Strike. By Benjamin Taylor.


The Christmas number is notable for its short stories, of which there is an excellent supply by good writers.

Fresh Air. By Alice Brown.

Jerry Junior. By Jean Webster. 

Mrs. Casey, Middleman. By Julia T. Bishop.

A Daniel Come to Judgment. By Grace S. Richmond.

Gift of Love. By Mary E. Wilkins. 



A sketch of the new Lord Mayor of London is the leading article in the November number of the Young Man. Other contents are quite up to the standard of this publication. 

The Knight of Ludgate Hill. By Ernest Jenkins.

A Young Man’s Point of View. By L. H. Yates.

The Corpse of the Past. By Rev. Trevor H. Davies.

Monte Carlo: Its Witcheries and Iniquities. By Rev. H. M. Neild. 

The Eye as a Photographic Camera. By Dr. S. Wilkinson.

What Jesus did in the Present Year of Grace. By Charles F. Aked.

A West Country Festival.