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July 1 1906

Other Contents of Current Magazines

July 1 1906


There is so much that is good in the June number of The American, that it is hard to pick out just what is best. Judge Grosscup's article on “The Rebirth of the Corporation” is probably the most outstanding.

The Last of the Wire-Tappers. By Arthur Train.

Home Life in a Gull Colony. By liam L. Finley.

The Rebirth of the Corporation. By Peter S. Grosscup.

The Philosophy of an Adventurous American. Horace Fletcher. By Arthur Goodrich.

The Plant of Mystery. By Arthur J. Burdick.


What a delight it is to have the opportunity of looking over such an admirable production as the June number of American Homes and Gardens. Elaborately illustrated, each page contains some gem over which the eye lingers. And the reading matter, too, contains much valuable material.

Notable American Homes. “Pembroke.” By Barr Ferree.

How a Pennsylvania Farmhouse was Transformed into a Beautiful Dwelling. By F. D. Nichols.

A Group of California Bungalows. By Paul Thurston.

The Use of the Automobile in Town or Country. By S. Y. Beach.

The Animals of Yellowstone Park. By K. L. Smith.

The Value of Summer Mulch. By Ida D. Bennett.

The Gantley House at Athens. By Elizabeth L. Gebhard.

The Preservation of Wild Flowers. By Mary L. Riley.

Improvised Furniture at Little Cost. By Mabel T. Priestman.

Old-Time Wall Papers. By Mary H. Northend.

The Veranda. By Ethel Swan.


The June number of this interesting periodical has some entertaining articles in its table of contents. The subjects discussed are not treated in a very technical manner and are easily intelligible to the ordinary reader.

A Peanut Proposition. By Frederic B. Wright.

History and Evolution of Shoe Making. The Detachable Shoe.

Babbitt Making: Its Influence on the Industrial World. By Frank S. Strachan.

Gold Dredging by Electric Power. By Frank C. Perkins.

A Chat About Invention and its Opportunities. By Charles A. Scott.

The Making of Carbonated Drinks. By W. F. McClure.

How to Make a Simple and Inexpensive Wireless Telegraph Set.

Handling Ore on a Large Scale. By D. A. Willey.

A New German Electrically Operated Wind Indicator. By Harry C. Perkins.


A set of four pretty colored pictures illustrating the outdoor games of four generations of young women is a feature of the May issue of Appleton’s. Sarah Bernhardt contributes “Comparative Impressions of America” and there are quite a number of stories.

The Truth About Panama. III. Labor and Panama. By H. C. Rowland.

Recent Mural Decorations in Some State Capitals. By Hamilton Bell.

The Rise of the Workingman in British Politics. By A. Maurice Low.

The Unsolved Problem of Mechanical Flight. By George Calvert.

Cabals of the Exiles. By Broughton Brandenburg.

Inspiration "ex-Machina." By Julian Hawthorne.

Comparative Impressions of America. By Sarah Bernhardt.

The Remoteness of Real Consular Reform. By Harold Bolce.


The June number of the Atlantic Monthly is well up to the standard of this publication. Thoughtful readers will find much of value in the articles, the titles of which we quote :

The Hague Conference and the Future of Arbitration. By Benjamin F. Trueblood.

How Ought Wealth to be Distributed? By T. N. Carver.

A Bird-Gazer at the Grand Canon. By Bradford Torrey.

The White Death of the Soul. By John H. Denison.

Recent Progress in Solar Research. By T. J. J. See.

Philosophy and Tramps. By Martha Baker Dunn.

Constitution-Mending and the Initiative. By Frank Foxcroft.

The Poetry of Landor. By Arthur Symons.

English Lawns and Literary Folk. By Julian Hawthorne.


An interview with the great journalist, T. P. O’Connor, is a prominent feature of the June issue, which also contains several other timely articles on literary topics.

A Talk With “T. P.” By James Milne.

A Thackeray Club. By Lewis Melville.

Scaling Parnassus. By William H. Davies.

A Blue Stocking.


The Broadway has changed hands and the June number appears as the New Broadway, improved and enlarged. The publishers intend to make it primarily a magazine for New York, representing the cosmopolitan life of the great city.

Raising Three Million Dollars For Charity. By Remsen Crawford.

Transforming the Slum into the Playground. By N. C. Marbourg.

Types of Metropolitan Loveliness. Photographs.

The Evolution of Broadway. By Henry Waldorf Francis.

The Stage and Its People. By Geo. C. Jenks.

How it Feels to Face Death. By Octavie de la Tour.


Timely illustrated articles on the catastrophe at San Francisco appear in the June issue of the Canadian, written by J. A. Holden and Professor A. P. Coleman. There is a valuable art contribution, handsomely illustrated and dealing with the work of Sir John Millais. Several stories and the usual departments round off a good issue.

The Story of a Picture. By Frederick Dolman.

A New York Season of Drama. II. By John E. Webber.

When the Dominion was Young. II. By J. E. B. McCready.

Art and the Tariff. By Arnold Haultain.

An Experience in Tangiers. By Frank Carrel.

Destruction of San Francisco. By J. A. Holden

Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions. By Prof. A. P. Coleman.


The June number of Cassell’s is distinguished by the number and interest of its illustrations, all admirably reproduced. A number of the famous military paintings of R. Caton Woodville are shown. A new serial by Max Pemberton, entitled “The Diamond Ship,” begins.

Opera: Past and Present. By Austin Brereton.

Concerning Mr. R. Caton Woodville. By R. de Cordova.

Signor Caruso. By George Cecil.

Lord Dalmeny as a Cricketer. By Percy Cross Standing.

Down the River (Thames). By R. Austin Freeman.

Some Impressions of Minto. By Grace Ellison.

To Succeed in Parliament. By Harry Furniss.

“The Times.” By John Vendom.


At the present time Cassier’s Magazine is conducting a department devoted to exposing the metric system fallacy. Each month a number of writers discuss the system. In the June number there is to be found an interesting description, of the new battleship, "Dreadnought."

Extending the Uses of Electricity. By H. S. Knowlton.

Exploiting an Invention. By G. W. Colles.

Modern Grinding. I. By Joseph Horner.

Automobile Improvements. By G. E. Walsh.

Some High-Pressure Steam Pipe Details. By J. A. Miller.

The New British Battleship “Dreadnought.”

The Metric System Fallacy.

A Modern Factory Restaurant.

New Railways in the Philippine Islands. By P. E. Fansler.

Getting New Business for Central Stations. By C. S. V. Brown.


The June issue is termed a Travel Number and among its contents will be found several articles dealing with sight-seeing in all parts of the world. Mrs. Humphry Ward’s serial, “Fenwick’s Career,” is concluded. The number contains some fine color printing.

Sunset near Jerusalem. By Corwin Knapp Linson.

Tatra. By Wladyslaw T. Benda.

A French River. The Lovely Marue. By E. R. Pennell.

The Negro and the South. By Harry S. Edwards.

The London Bus. Pictures by Thornton Oakley.

To the Jungfrau Peak by Trolley. By E. von Hesse Wartegg.

The American Hero of Kimberley. By T. J. G. Gardiner.

Historic Palaces of Paris. By Camille Gronkowski.

European Museums of Security. By W. H. Tolman.

The Spelling Problem. By Benjamin E. Smith.


He would be a hard man to please who would not find some entertainment in this excellent publication. The June number is as full of good things as ever. There are several stories in addition to:

Notes on a Norwegian Farm.

Bird Life in a Western Valley. By Alfred W. Rees.

The Force of Cricket. By E. H. D. Sewell.

Franking of Letters. By R. S. Smyth.

Hunting Wild Horses in Australia. Memories of a Happy Life. By Henry Leach.

Replicas and Copies of Some Great Renaissance Paintings. By E. Govett.

A Village of Healing. By F. Cowley Whitehouse.

Reminiscences of the Congo Conference. Sir A. W. L. Hemming.

Alpine Mountaineering in Scotland. By Rev. A. E. Robertson.


May 19. “San Francisco Rising Again,” by Frederick Palmer; “ The Minute-Men of Russia,” by Howard Brubaker and illustrations of the San Francisco disaster.

May 26. “The First Night,” by Richard Harding Davis; “Plays of the Month,” by Arthur Ruhl.

June 2. “Who Owns the Isle of Pines?” by Richard Harding Davis; “Mr. Dooley Discusses Socialism,” by E. P. Dunne; “Marshall Field’s Will,” by J. M. Patterson.

June 9. “The American Victory at Athens”; “Railroads and Popular Unrest,” by Ray Stannard Baker.


The colored illustrations in the June number of the Connoisseur include a portrait of “Mrs. Best,” by John Russell. “A First Rate Workman of Melton” and the “Duke of Wellington and Hodge,” by Henry Alken. The literary contents are as usual of interest to lovers of art.

Old German Silver-Gilt Plate. By E. Alfred Jones.

The Marquess of Bristol’s Collection at Ickworth. III. By Leonard Willoughby.

Needlework Pictures. By A. F. Morris.

A History of English Furniture. By Percy Macquoid.

A Remarkable Toft Dish. By Frank Freeth.

New Leaves in Turner’s Life. By T. Bolt.

Argentan Lace. By M. Jourdain.


The serial by A. T. Quiller-Couch which has been running for some months in the Cornhill is concluded in the June number. A feature of the issue is an illustrated paper on the birds of London, by F. C. Gould, artist and cartoonist.

An Incursion into Diplomacy. By Sir A. Conan Doyle.

The King’s Spanish Regiment. By David Hannay.

Ancient Gardening. By Frederick Boyle.

Lady Hamilton and “Horatia.” By E. S. P. Haynes.

The Birds of London, Past and Present. By F. C. Gould.


Two new features of considerable interest begin in the June number of the Cosmopolitan. One is a new life of Andrew Jackson, told as a story, by Alfred Henry Lewis; the other, a new serial by Jack London, entitled “Planchette.” These, with Phillips’ articles on the Senate and H. G. Wells’ serial, make a strong foundation for an excellent number.

The Treason of the Senate. By David Graham Phillips.

Mile-a-Minute Motor Boats. By H.H. Everett.

Story of Andrew Jackson. By Alfred Henry Lewis.

Weapons and Ornaments of Woman. By Octave Uzanne.

Trend of American Art. By Lila Mechlin.

What Life Means to Me. By Edwin Markham.

Most Modern of Kings. By Ysidro del Blanco.

Propagation of Laughter. By Mabel Marian Cox.


After reading Bliss Carman’s delightful sketch of summer life in the Catskills, we are prepared to enjoy everything in the June number of the Craftsman. It is a good number and the Craftsman seems to grow better with each issue.

Christ as Modern American Artists See Him. By William Griffith.

Old-Time Southern Life. Found in the hidden courtyards of New Orleans. By Campbell Macleod.

Hopi Indians—Gentle Folk. By Louis Akin.

A Departure in Church Building. By a Stranger.

Guild of Dames of the Household. By Mary Rankin Cranston.

Maori Wood-Carving. By Florence Finch Kelly.

What is Architecture? By Louis H. Sullivan.

Distinctive American Rugs.


Full page portraits of Luther Burbank, Marion Crawford, and Ellen Terry are features of the June number of the Critic. In this issue a new serial, “The Lion and the Mouse,” by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow, begins.

Illustrations that do not Illustrate.

The Minor Crimes. By Mrs. John Lane.

Telephones and Letter-Writing. By Andrew Lang.

The Muck-Rake as a Circulation Boomer. By F. Hopkinson Smith.

The MacDowell Club. By Lawrence Gilman.

San Francisco’s Famous Bohemian Restaurant. By Mabel Croft Deering.

Holman Hunt’s “Preraphaelitism.” By Elizabeth Luther Cary.

Smoky Torches in Franklin’s Honor. By R. M. Bache.

Why not a Thackeray Club? By Lewis Melville.


The June number of this valuable educational periodical contains several notable articles by eminent scholars.

Phases of Modern Education. VI. The Relation of the High School to the College. By Dr. Edward F. Buchner.

American Students in France. By Prof. R. G. Super.

Need of Physical Education in the Country. By Carl L. Schrader.

Juvenile Literature. By James E. Rogers.

The Grammar School from the High School Point of View. By Walter H. Young.

Vacation Schools.


As its name implies, this monthly review concerns itself with the affairs of the British Empire. Its scope is very comprehensive and we find references in its table of contents to many parts of the Empire. The June number contains:

The Prince and Princess of Wales in India.

The Sinai Peninsula. By Edward Dicey.

The Asiatic Danger in the Colonies. By Henry S. L. Polak.

Farming in Natal. By Maurice S. Evans.

Sea-Dyak Legends. By Rev. Edwin H. Gomes.

Life in Rhodesia. By Gertrude Page.

Indian and Colonial Investments.


The June number contains some good illustrations, accompanying articles on “Seafaring Superstitions” and the work of Mr. W. S. Burton, the artist. “The London Stage” is, as usual, brightly illustrated.

Some London Homes of Famous Women. By Geo. A. Wade.

Seafaring Superstitions. By H. R. Woestyn.

A Veteran Artist: Mr. W. S. Burton. By John S. Purcell.

Women in Parliament. By Ernest Young.

The London Stage. By Oscar Parker.

A French Master of Caricature: Caran D ’Ache.

The Chapels in the Tower.

Tragedies of the World. By Geo. Davey.


In the June number there appear a number of drawings of San Francisco as it was before the disaster. There are also pictures of the devastation created.

Bucket-Shop Sharks. By Merrill A. Teague.

Soldiers of the Common Good. By Charles Edward Russell.

The Campaign Against Consumption. By Eugene Wood.

Punch and Judying the U. S. Court. By Thomas W. Lawson.


The June number of the Fortnightly; is an unusually good issue. The affairs of Russia, the Education bill and the labor question are among the timely topics of discussion.

The Education Question. By the Lord Bishop of Ripon.

Russia at the Parting of the Ways. By Prof. Vinogradoff.

The First Russian Parliament. By Dr. A. S. Rappoport.

Richard Burton. By Ouida.

Christianity and China. By Archibald R. Colquhoun.

The Library of Petrarch. By Edward Tatham.

The Ruin of Middlesex. By J. B. Firth.

The English Stage in the XVIIIth Century. Part II. By H. B. Irving.

The Fellah’s Yokemate. By Sir Walter Milville.

Labourism in Parliament. By Benjamin Taylor.

Words, Words, Words. By Prof. Tyrrell.

The Minor Crimes. By Mrs. John Lane.


A valuable paper on the wrecks of the Spanish Armada on the coast of Ireland, well illustrated, occupies the premier position in the May issue. The other contents are of an equal interest.

The Geographical Functions of Certain Water-plants in Chile. By G.F. S. Elliot.

Geographical Conditions Affecting Population in the East Mediterranean Lands. By D. G. Hogarth, M.A.

Another Attempt on Ruwenzori.

A Note on the Ruwenzori Group. By D. W. Freshfield.

The Glacial Aspect of Ben Nevis. By Victor H. Gatty.


G. M. Fenn contributes to the June number of the Grand the story which he considers his best. It is entitled “An Ocean Waif.” The biography of Sir Henry Irving, and the serial by John Oliver Hobbes, are continued.

Matrimonial Swindles. By G. Sidney Paternoster.

Cricket Umpiring To-Day. By A. C. Maclaren.

Facts About Food and the Want of it. By Robert J. Graves.

The Natural and the Supernatural. By Frank Podmore.

Real Castles in Spain. By Ernest Oldmeadow.

The Secret of Success. V. Success as an Artist.

Sir Henry Irving. XVII and XVIII. By Joseph Hatton.

The Farce of Petitioning the House of Commons. By Daniel Crilly.

Intellect and Inches. By H. Crichton.

Curious Facts About Battles. By Capt. F. W. von Herbert.


One of the most valuable features of Harper’s Magazine is the wide variety of its contents. Instead of specializing on one or two subjects, each issue contains something of interest to a great number of different tastes. Thus, observe the contents of the June issue.

Decisive Battles of the Law. United States vs. Burr. By F. T. Hill.

Through the African Wilderness. By H. W. Nevinson.

Philadelphia. By John Henry White.

Terrestrial Magnetism. By Cyrus C. Adams.

Our Nearest Point in Antiquity. By W. D. Howells.

Honey-Ants of the Garden of the Gods. By H. C. McCook.

A Social Clearing-House. By Mary R. Cranston.


Four or five out-door articles lend charm to the June number of the Idler. Among the art features is a series of pictures of Rouen.

On the Wetterhorn in June. By Elliott Stock.

The Catalan Quarter of Marseilles. By Francis Miltoun.

The Idler in Arcady. By Tickner Edwardes.

Sketches in Troutland. By A. T. Johnson.

Fresh Evidence on the Druce Case. By Kenneth Henderson.


Seven fine color inserts are features of the June issue of the Studio, including “The Grey Salute," by Arthur Melville; “The Big White Cloud,” by E. J. Steichen,” “Morning Glow,” by Parker Mann, and “On a Stormy Coast,” by Emil Zoir.  A preliminary notice of the Royal Academy Exhibition is accompanied by eight full-page reproductions of leading paintings.

The Art of the Late Arthur Melville. By T. Martin Wood.

Herr Thomas Knorr’s Collection of Modern Pictures in Munich.

Modern Spanish Sculpture: the Work of Don Augustin Querol.

The Drawings of L. Pasternak. By P. Ettinger.

Rothenburg the Fantastic. By C. E. Eldred.

The Royal Academy Exhibition, 1906.

Designs for a Week-end Bungalow.

The Photo-Secession: Its Aims and Work.

The Philadelphia Water Color Exhibition. By Leila Mechlin.

The Recent Exhibition of the Minnesota State Art Society. By Emma E. Beard.


The June number contains several interesting features, notably a serial story “Dunmara,” by Rosa Mulholland.

Memories of Wexford. By Alfred Webb.

Morality and Literature. By Rev. David Bearne.

Edward Kelly, S. J. Part V.


This magazine, as has been pointed out, is largely a fiction magazine, each issue containing a novelette and several short stories. The novelette in the June number is by William H. Babcock and is entitled “Two in a Fog.”

The Cafe Procope. By Addison May Rothrock.

Land-Hunger in the Black Belt. By Booker T. Washington.


A capital adventure story by Stewart Edward White, entitled “Buried Treasure,” opens the June number of McClure’s. This, with Rudyard Kipling’s serial and three or four short stories, make a strong fiction number. Of articles of a more serious import, there are,

The Way of a Railroad with a Town. By Ray Stannard Baker.

The Story of Life Insurance. II. The Pioneer. By Burton J. Hendrick.

Yellow Fever: A Problem Solved. By Samuel Hopkins Adams.

Reminiscences of a Long Life. VIII. By Carl Schurz.


That the Metropolitan can well claim to be a great art publication is clearly demonstrated by an inspection of the June number, in which will be found a surprising number of excellent illustrations. The pictures of Indians and of stage favorites are of special interest, as well as the colored frontispiece. “The Fishing Girl.”

Among the Savage Moros. By Major Bullard.

Gunning and Fishing in New York City. By A. B. Paine.

Where Speckled Beauties Are. By Louis Rhead.

Modern Cliff-Dwellers. By Early Mayo.

The American Society Woman. By a Chinese Gentleman.

The Vanishing Race. By R. H. R.


A new serial, “The Lonely Lady of Grosvenor Square,” by Mrs. Henry de la Pasture, begins in the June issue. The number is, as usual, filled with articles of a high degree of excellence.

Ibsen as I Knew Him. By William Archer.

What English Landlords Might Do. By Algernon Turnor.

The Evolution of an Act of Parliament. By Michael MacDonagh.

The Dominion of Palm and Pine. By Moreton Frewen.

The Gaming of Monte Carlo. By F. Carrell.

The Survival of the Otter. By J. C. Tregarthen.

Three Gardens and a Garret. By A.M. Curtis.

Character in Letter-Writing. By Basil Tozer.


To the serious-minded business man Moody’s Magazine offers much of interest. The subjects discussed, as the following list of contents of the May number shows, deal with a wide variety of business topics.

Misdirected Insurance Legislation. By Hon. W. A. Fricke.

Hysterical Insurance Legislation. By F. W. Haskell.

Industrial Importance of Alcohol. By J. D. Miller.

Cycles of Stock Speculation. By Thomas Gibson.

What the Pacific Northwest Offers to Young Men. By John W. McGrau.

Wrong of Overcapitalization. By Paul Leake.

The New Rice Belt. By D. A. Willey.

Humbugs Labelled “Business Opportunities.” By C. W. Cochrane.

Future of the Steel Trust. By Wm. H. Hillyer.

Southern Cotton Mills and Their Securities. By Wm. Whitman.

Federal License of Corporations. By Frank L. McVey.


In the series of the people of foreign descent in the United States, which Herbert N. Casson has been contributing to Munsey’s, “The French in America,” appears in the June issue. The same indefatigable writer also contributes another long installment of his history of the steel industry. There are eight short stories in the number.

The Descendants of Jonathan Edwards. By D. O. S. Lowell.

Jean Leon Gerome. By R. H. Titherington.

How can we Better our Spelling? By Brander Matthews.

The Sexes in the United States. By Walter F. Willcox.

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

Fritzi Scheff. By Matthew White, jr.

Famous Actors of the 19th Century. By William Winter.

The French in America. By Herbert N. Casson.

The Author and His Earnings. By Arthur Bartlett Maurice.


The pictures accompanying Joe Mitchell Chappie’s “Affairs at Washington” in each issue of the National are always of interest. The June number also contains articles referring to the earthquake disaster.

The Ruins at Stanford. By Myrtle Garrison.

San Francisco Fallen. By William M. Reedy.

Portugal’s Gigantic Daughter. By Ethel Armes.

Government by Injunction. By John McGovern.


Public questions and public men figure largely in the June number of the New England Magazine.

Glimpses of Washington. By Winthrop Packard.

The National Lancers. By John Stuart Barrows.

The Early Evolution of the Public School in Massachusetts. By F. Spencer Baldwin.

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

The American Sewing Machine. By Alexander Hume Ford.

The Duties of a Modern Mayor. By John F. Fitzgerald.


Several admirable pictures of western scenery are reproduced in the May number of Out West, in connection with articles on mountain climbing.

The Sierra Club in the Northwest. By Willoughby Rodman.

The Making of a Sierra Club Camp. By Marion Randall.


As would naturally be expected, the June number of the Pacific Monthly is full of articles and illustrations pertaining to the San Francisco disaster.

Pelagic Sealing and the Fur Seal Herd. By David S. Jordan.

The Destruction of San Francisco. By Marshall Douglas.

Stanford University and the Earthquake. By David S. Jordan.

From the Geologists’ Point of View. By J. C. Branner.

The Scientific Aspect of the Earthquake. By A. O. Leuschner.

Homes and Homemakers of Alaska. By Anne Shane Devin.

Here and There in Alaska. By Eleanor W. Macdonald.

The Great Stampede. By Lute Pease.

Fisheries of Alaska. By Captain Jarvis.

The Making of Mummies. By Henry Simon.

The Racial Development of the Northwest Indian. By Edmond S. Meany.

The San Francisco Disaster. By F. O. Papenoe.


The Right Hon. John Burns is a contributor to the June number of the Pall Mall, writing about “The Tangle of London’s Traffic.” Charles Dickens’ youngest daughter tells about his last days in a beautifully illustrated article. The stories in the number are excellent.

“Edwin Drood” and the Last Days of Charles Dickens. By Kate Perugini.

A Painter of the Sea: The work of C. Napier Henry. By J. P. Collins.

Thebes of the Hundred Gates. By H. Rider Haggard.

The Tangle of London’s Traffic. By Right Hon. John Burns.

The Nation that Shops. By Mrs. John Van Vorst.


The June number of Pearson’s is to our mind the best issue so far this year. A noticeable feature is the tendency to take an opposite course to the “muck-rakers,” illustrated in articles on the brighter side of corporation life and the good work of the United States Senate.

All is not Damned. By James Creelman.

The Romance of Aaron Burr. By Alfred Henry Lewis.

A Defender of the Senate. Tillman. By James Creelman.


The June number of Pearson’s is an admirable production, occupying a high place among the magazines of the month. Elaborate illustrations accompany the opening article on art and-the other illustrations in the number are equally good.

The Art of the Age.

After Tarpon with a Camera.

The Great Eruption of Vesuvius. By H. P. F. Marriott.

Three Weeks of Hell. By John N. Raphael.

The Sway of the Season. By Lady Violet Greville.

How London Hustles to Work. By J. A. Middleton.


As usual, Recreation is full of outdoor articles, breathing of the free life of forest, stream and mountain. The many illustrations in the June number add to its interest.

With the Free in Arizona. By Julian A. Dimock.

Trying out a Motor Canoe. By Geo. Carling.

Calling on the Marsh Birds. By Bonnycastle Dale.

Girls on a Round-Up. By Florence S. Du Bois.

Au Sable, the Highly Interesting. By Walter C. O’Kane.

Salmon Fishing Made Easy. By John O’Donnell.

A Swing Around Vermont. By Edward Cave.


Timely articles on world events of the past month are to be found in the July issue of the Review of Reviews. Of interest to the people of the Dominion is an article on “What the People Read in Canada,” by P. T. McGrath.

Carl Schurz. By Fabian Franklin.

Georges Clemenceau, the Warwick of French Politics. By W. T. Stead.

Why San Francisco will Rise Again. By James D. Phelan.

The New San Francisco. By Benjamin Ide Wheeler.

The Relief of the Stricken City. By Dr. Edward T. Devine.

The Pan-American Conference at Rio. By Charles M. Pepper.

The Indian of To-Day and To-Morrow. By Charles M. Harvey.

Our Unstable “Terra Firma.“ By N. H. Darton.

What Happened to Stanford University.

San Francisco’s Disaster. By Samuel E. Moffett.

Fire Insurance Lessons from San Francisco’s Experience.

The Revolution in Rice Farming. By Robert S. Lanier.

What the People Read in Canada. By P. T. McGrath.


In referring month by month to the contents of this excellent juvenile, a word of praise should be bestowed on the department of “Books and Reading.” The writer gossips about books in a bright and entertaining manner and evidently strives to turn the young reader’s mind to the serious side of reading. The June number is full of stories, which will certainly charm the youthful subscribers.

The Boys’ Life of Abraham Lincoln. By Helen Nicolay.

Nature and Science for Young Folks.


May 5. “The Budget,” “Abdul Hamid’s Latest Move,” “Electioneering in France,” “A Military Illusion,” “Government and Repression,” “The Times’ Oddments Sale,” “The Mission of Timothy D. Hoot,” “This Living Earth.”

May 12. “Nonconformist Ascendency,” “La France qui Meurt," "Russia and Count Witte,” “Personal Property and Rates,” “In the Pit,” “Sham Tragic Opera,” “Some Literary Recollections of a Golden Age,” “Spring Gardens.”

May 19. “Force and the Comity of Nations,” “Laymen and the Education Bill.” “The Plural Voting Bill,” “The Love of the Illogical," “A Note on the Ballet,” “Spring Gardens.” “University Cricket Prospects,” “The Recreation of John Stuart Mill,” “Chantrey Reform."

May; 26. “The Craze for Ententes,” “The Challenge to the Church,” “The Amnesty Demand in Russia,” “Women and Politics,” "Dandyism and Democracy," “Ibsen,” “Character in Crowds,” “Dr. Grey’s Visit,” “Some Literary Recollections of a Golden Age.”

June 2. “Spain and England,” “A Government Marconi Job,” “Religious Ascendency or Religious Equality?” “The Belgian Elections,” “German Art, I,” “The Impatient Angler,” “The Estates of Brittany.”


The illustrations in the June number are particularly good, especially those accompanying the articles on “Vanishing Indian Types” and “An American’s Impressions of English Bird Life.” Of stories the number contains a good store.

The Larger Training of the American Army. By Capt. T. Bentley Mott.

Vanishing Indian Types. Tribes of the Northwest Plains. By E. S. Curtis.

A Norman Town. By Mary King Waddington.

An American’s Impressions of English Bird Life. By Frank M. Chapman.

English Reserve. By Louise Imogen Guiney.


May 5. “The Budget,” “One Man One Vote,” “May Day in France," “Lord Cromer’s Report,” “Rural Housing,” “The Heritage of Greece,” “Husbands and Wives,” “Stocking With Trout.”

May 12. “The Education Bill,” “The Ultimatum to Turkey,” “The French Elections,” “The Opening of the Duma,” “Rates and Ratepayers,” “Christianity and Revival,” “Mr. Kipling’s Allegories.” “Forest Law in the Empire.”

May 19. “Mr. Chamberlain and the Unionist Free Traders,” “The Plural Voting Bill,” “The First Days of the Duma,” “The Chinese Customs Decree,” “Police Methods and the Public,” "The Manufacture of Paupers.” “The Pleasures of Pretending,” “The Hope of the Excavator,” “The Traditions of Cricket.”

May 26. “The Education Bill,” “Germany and England,” “The Situation in Hungary,” “An Entente Cordiale with Russia,” “Woman’s Suffrage,” “The Manufacture of Paupers,” “Henrik Ibsen.” “Four Mediaeval Anchoresses,” “Rock Climbing in the British Isles."

June 2. “The Queen of Spain,” “The Defeat of Secularism,” “The German Colonies and the Reichstag,” “The Autocracy and the Duma,” “Pensions and Pensions,” “The Manufacture of Paupers, II.” “The Leisured Class,” “Murder and the Sane Man,” “Some Aspects of Golf.”


The beautiful days of Summer make us appreciate a publication like Suburban Life, with its many fine pictures of natural scenes and its hints for camping and holidaying. A feature of the June number is a list of pleasure trips, which are fully described.

Outfits for Tramp and Camp. By H. Forbush.

Planning an Automobile Vacation. By William H. Clarke.

A Canvas Summer House. By J. M. Stickney.

What Kind of a Boat? By Arthur B. Raymond.

How to Know the Birches. By Prof. S. T. Maynard.

Furnishings for the Summer Home. By Grace B. Faxon.

The Bungalow of a Famous Evangelist. By John W. Baer.

The Vacation Camera. By James Hamilton Francis.

A Close-Range Study of the Honey Bee. By Edward F. Bigelow.

Vacation Trips for $100 and Less. By Frank Osborne French.


A lighter tone pervades the June number, which is quite seemly in view of the return to the out-of-door life of summer. More fiction is noticed and still more in proportion is promised for the other summer numbers.

The Human Side of Business. By Arthur Warren.

Ethel Barrymore—“from Twelve to Two.“ By Gertrude Vivian.

The Magazine Crusade. By Samuel Merwin.

The Tillman of the Armchair. By W. A. Lewis.

Had Money but Lost It. By Orison Swett Marden.

Fighting the Telephone Trust. V. By Paul Latzke.

The Pulse of the World. By Samuel Merwin.

Dr. Walker’s Talks on Diet.

Little Hints for Graduation Day. By Mrs. Kingsland.


Ever interesting and instructive, the Technical World is always a welcome arrival. The June number is replete with good things, all of which are well illustrated. A feature is a collection of pictures of the earthquake at San Francisco.

Man May Now Fly at Will. By E. B. Grimes.

On the Lid of a Pit of Fire. By John L. Turner.

King Coal and His Subjects. By F. B. Warren.

What Uncle Ben Saw on a Kansas Farm. By D. A. Willey.

Power at Half Present Cost. By Crittenden Marriott.

War a Matter of Mathematics. By M. C. Sullivan.

Chemist Takes Place of Cook. By Lawrence Perry.

Soundless Whispers to Ends of Earth. By J. M. Baltimore.

Glass Bridge Half a Mile High. By Elihu Palmer.

To Foretell Earthquakes. By John Elfreth Watkins.

A Mountain of Saltpeter. By Harry H. Dunn.


Articles suggested by the natural phenomena at Mount Vesuvius and San Francisco appear in the June number of the Westminster. This number closes a volume. In the July number, serials by Ralph Connor and Theodore Roberts begin.

Earthquakes and Volcanoes. By M. Macgillivray.

Story of San Francisco’s Disaster. By Prof. E. A. Wicher.

Hard Sayings of the Master. By Rev. Hugh Pedley.

The Romance of a Canadian MSS. By A. Wylie Mahon.

The Romance and Beauty of the St. Lawrence. By Robert Haddow.

London Loiterings. By Nora Milnes.


Beautiful illustrations accompany an article in the June number of the Windsor on the art of Mr. Sigismund Goetze. In this number a new serial, “Little Esson,” by S. R. Crockett, begins.

The Art of Mr. Sigismund Goetze. By Christopher Jackson.

Chronicles in Cartoon. VII. Music.  By B. F. Robinson.

Concerning Motor-Mania. By Mrs. Penrose.

Tools of the Future. By Henry Pritchett.

Some Adventures of Robert Bruce. By the Duke of Argyll.


He will be a hard man to please who does not find something interesting in the June issue of the World's Work. The many illustrations in themselves are well worth the price of the magazine. In addition to a number of timely editorials, we find:

What Sort of Stocks a Prudent Man May Buy.

The New State of Oklahoma. By M. G. Cunniff.

The Urgent Need of Trade Schools. By F. A. Vanderlip.

Japanese Women and the New Era. By Mary Crawford Fraser.

Bridging the Gorge of the Zambesi. By A. T. Prince.

The Scenic Marvel of Idaho. By William H. Kirkbride.

A Mayor of all the People. By Isaac F. Marcosson.

Music by Electricity. By Marion Melius.

The Model Schoolhouse. By Charles C. Johnson.

The Labor Party in England. By Chalmers Roberts.

A New Isthmian Railroad. By Edward M. Conley. 

Nathaniel Southgate Shaler. By Langdon Warner.

The Cause of the Great Earthquake. By Arthur C. Spencer.


The motor car is the central theme of several articles in the June number of the World’s Work. An elaborately illustrated article on Newfoundland will be found of general interest. The other contents are all of a high degree of excellence.

Motor-Cabs and Taximeters in Paris. The New Submarine Signalling for Ocean Liners.

The Motor-Car as Utility Engine.

The Simple Life for Motorists. By Fred T. Jane.

The Work of Professor Metchnikoff. By C. W. Saleeby.

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

Machine Tool Progress in Great Britain. By S. G. Hobson.

An Imperial Wonderland: The Hot-Water Country of New Zealand. By Beatrice Grimshaw.

The Latest Ideas for the Householder and Business Man.

A British Petroleum Works, By Frederick Bastin.

How Paisley got its Thread Industry. By John Glasgow.

Saving Life and Limb in Industry. By J. H. Crabtree.

The Progress of Newfoundland. By P. T. McGrath.

A Curious Canal Problem in Scotland. By John Macleay.

A Gentleman Farmer’s Experience. By “Home Counties." 

The Wicked Fraud of Patent Medicines.

Norway for Holidays. By Robert Cromie.

The Fascination of the Orchid. By S. L. Bastin.


Several pictures of the destruction of San Francisco appear in the June number, though the subject is not overdone. There are one or two articles on earthquakes and volcanoes in general.

A Modern Miracle of Fishes. By Ivah Dunklee.

Sherburn Merrill Becker. By William Hard.

Watching a City Perish. By William H. Thompson.

What Makes a Volcano? By Edward B. Matthews.

An Office Building for the Public. By William C. Graves.

How a Family Solved a Vacation Problem. By a College Professor. 

Earthquakes and their Causes. By Rollin D. Salisbury.

Rate Regulation and Railway Pools. By J. W. Midgley.

Making Gardens out of Lava Dust. By Henry F. Cope.

The New Turners. By E. Douglas Shields.

Chicago’s Fraction Question. By Edgar B. Tolman.


Admirable as ever as a tonic for the young man is the June number of this magazine. It contains earnest and thoughtful articles, calculated to impress its readers with the serious import of life.

B. Seebohm Rowntree. By Richard Westrope.

A Young Man’s Point of View. By Rev. James E. Crawshaw.

The Birmingham University. By Horace W. Venton.

Reminiscences of Sir Oliver Lodge. By an Old Student.

The Member for Nazareth. By Rev. J. P. Stephenson.

Crystal Effects of Tobacco. By James Scott.

Social Problems, Sweated Industries. By the Editor.

The Charm of Three Great Idlers. By Florence Bone.