Other Contents of Current Magazines.

September 1 1906

Other Contents of Current Magazines.

September 1 1906


The third issue of this maritime quarterly for the year has appeared. It is a neat looking periodical, well printed and full of interesting matter of an historical nature about the Maritime Provinces.

Jonathan Eddy and Grand Manan. By G. O. Bent.

The Union of the Maritime Provinces. By Reginald V. Harris.

The History of Tracadie. By W. F. Ganong.

Halifax in Books. By A. MacMechan.


The September issue is a good all around number with several valuable articles and a fair assortment of short stories. Stewart Edward White’s romance “The Mystery” continues its intense interest.

An Awakening in Wall Street. By Sherman Morse.

A ‘‘Bad Man” Who Made Good. By Edwin B. Ferguson.

Chicago’s Five Maiden Aunts. By William Hard.

The World’s Lost Treasures. By Broughton Brandenburg.

Lynx and Lion. By W. N. Wright.

Can We Keep Sober. By Julian Williard Helburn.


The first portion of the August issue of this fine publication is printed in a brown tint, which adds richness to the illustrations. The table of contents is as usual full of interest and the many outdoor scenes pictured delight the eye.

Notable American Homes. The House of E. C. Knight, jr., Newport. By Barr Ferree.

Some Modern Concrete Country Houses. By F. D. Nichols.

The Automobile and the Country House. By Paul Thurston. 

Training the Cavalry of the United States. By Benjamin Winslow. 

American Reforestation. By J. Chandler-French.

Summer Camps. By Elizabeth L. Gebhard.


In the August issue, the contents are slightly extended and the articles are, if anything, a little longer and more comprehensive.

The Telegraphone. By Frederick B. Wright.

Electric Power in Domestic Service. By Frank C. Perkins.

An Adjustable Tension Spring Window Balance.

New Machinery in the Production of Potatoes. By T. B. Collins. 

Florida Gorgonias. By Chas. F. Holder.

Igniters for Cylinder Fired Motors. By Frederick Collins.


John Philip Sousa’s article on “The Menace of Mechanical Music” with its humorous illustrations is a readable feature of the September issue. There is also a well-written character sketch of Tillman.

A State Going to Waste. By Allan L. Benson.

Some Rare Napoleons. By S. D. Smith.

The Submarine Diver. By A. W. Rolker.

India and the Opium Trade. By Chester Holecombe.

Tillman. By Clifford Howard.


An illustrated article on “Picturesque Rottenburg” is the most interesting content of the August number. The pictures are excellently reproduced. Other contents.

San Francisco and Her Great Opportunity. By G. W. James.

The Court is King. By T. S. Mosby.

The Spirit of American Literature. By Winifred Webb.

The Right of the Child not to be Born. By Louise Markscheffel. 

The Virgin Birth. By Katrina Trask.

Mr. G. H. Wells: The Prophet of the New Order. By C. J. Hawkins.

Our Next Ice-Age. By John C. Elliot.

Common Ground for Socialist and Individualist. By J. W. Bennett.

British Egypt. III. By Ernest Crosby.

Shall Prohibition be Given a Fair Trial? By F. C. Hendrickson. 

Food-Production of the Future.  By John A. Morris.

Byron: A Study in Heredity. By Charles Kassel.


A hitherto unpublished sketch by Ralph Waldo Emerson appears in the August Atlantic. There is also a capital short story by Norman Duncan and many other readable features.

The Year in France. By Stoddard Dewey.

The Nature-Student. By Dallas Lore Sharp.

The Novels of Mrs. Wharton. By H. D. Sedgwick.

Vulgarity. By Arthur C. Benson.

A Dissolving View of Punctuation. By W. P. Garrison.

Lord Randolph Churchill. By A. Lawrence Lowell.

The Humor of the Colored Supplement. By Ralph Bergengren.


There is a military note to the contents of Blackwood’s for August. Colonel G. K. Scott Moncrieff makes a strong appeal for more land for training troops, while in "The Military Obligations of Empire” an anonymous writer criticizes the proposal of the British War Secretary to reduce the army. There are stories by Neil Munro and Jack London.

Land for Military Training. By Colonel Moncrieff.

Folk, Fish and Flowers in Montenegro. By Rt. Hon. Sir H. Maxwell.

The “Times” History of the War in South Africa.

On Heather-Burning. By Lieut.Colonel Sir Henry Smith, K.C.B. 

Crofters, Past and Present.

The Military Obligations of Empire. 

The Church of England, the Schools and the Lords.


Though a small publication the British Workman is full of excellent articles and the August number presents the following:

Men Who are Working for Others. Charles Dibdin.

The Romance of Work. Some Noted Shoemakers.

About Cheshire Cheese.

The Cotton Industry of Britain. By John T. Wood.

A Day on the Bass Rock.


Under its new management the Broadway shows marked signs of improvement and the August number is one of the best of the current issues. Stories are naturally given the preference.

What Has Been Done to Exterminate the Mosquito. By Charles A. Selden.

The Summer Pleasures of New York. By Anne O’Hagan.

On Flats and Migrations. By Jas. L. Ford.

How Little Italy Worships San Rocco. By Montague Glass.

Plays of the Season Past. By Lilian Bell.


An essay on “The Exhibition Habit,” by Norman Patterson illustrated with tinted drawings of scenes at the Toronto Exhibition is the leading article in the August Canadian. An article on the bridges across the St. Lawrence River is also valuable.

The Exhibition Habit. By Norman Patterson.

Canadian Celebrities. 71. W. H. Schofield. By Dr. R. Keys.

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

Mexico and the Civil Virtues. By J. H.

Women of Spanish-America. By G.M. L. Brown.

Bridging the St. Lawrence. By Jas. Johnston.

State and Church in France. By W. H. Ingram.


Cassell’s for August is an admirable issue, with many exceedingly good features. Stories and illustrations are numerous and uniformly excellent. Mr. W. T. Stead’s explanation of his system of work is instructive.

Royal Automobilists. By Everard Digby.

Biography by Anecdote.

All-Round Sportsmen of To-Day. By A. Wallis Myers.

My System. By W. T. Stead.

The Philistine in Switzerland. By E. McDowell.

How to Choose a Healthy Home. By Dr. J. Dulberg,


The list of contents of the August number is an inviting one to the reader interested in engineering and industry.

Manufacture of High Explosives. By W. H. Booth.

Alcohol and the Future of the Power Problem. By Elihu Thomson. 

Smokeless Fuel for Cities. By C. G. Atwater.

New Business for Electric Central Stations. By John C. Hammond. 

Wind Power. By E. Lancaster Burne.

Remedies for Electrolysis. By A. A. Knudson.

The Rationale of the Industrial Betterment Movement. By H. F. J. Porter.

A New Gas Engine By-Product. By F. E. Junge.

Noteworthy Railway Appliances. By George L. Fowler.


A. E. W. Mason’s new serial “Running Water,” begins in the Century for August. Color illustrations of the eruption of Vesuvius and the fire in San Francisco lend brightness to the pages, while the supply of fiction is large.

The Catching of the Cod. By W.J. Henderson.

French Cathedrals. By Elizabeth Robins Pennell.

Vesuvius in Fury. By William P. Andrews.

Heroic San Francisco. By Louise Herrick Wall.

Gilbert Stuart’s Portraits of Men. By C. H. Hart.

Why Some Boys Take to Farming. By L. H. Bailey.

Sketch Plans for Outing Cottages. The Future of San Francisco. By Benjamin Ide Wheeler.


Chambers’s Journal occupies a niche all its own in the temple of magazines. There is nothing just like it, at once so entertaining, so instructive and so high-class. Consider the contents, other than fiction, in the August issue.

Tibbie Shiels and the visitors to her Cottage at St. Mary’s Loch. By Rev J. Sharpe.

A Neglected Branch of Woman’s Work. By. May Martin.

Some Exquisites of the Regency. By Lewis Melville.

Cattle Thieves in India. By Capt.  C. H. Buck.

St Andrew’s Links in the Days of Young Tom Morris. By W. T. Linskill.

The Sand Grouse. By Captain J. H. Baldwin.

A Lost Velasquez.

Ranching in Mexico.

A Word for the Servant.

What to do at the Seaside. By R. Gatty.

An Unknown Riviera.

A Forest Sanctuary.


August 4. “New York Seen from a Balloon”; “A Sky-View of New York’s Skyscrapers,” by James H. Hare; “The Great American Fraud,” by Samuel Hopkins Adams; “Stanford White,” by Richard Harding Davis; “The Power Wagon,” by James E. Homans.

August 11. “The Way of a Railroad,” by Mark Sullivan; “Fiction Award and a Talk About Ideals.” by Norman Hapgood; two short stories.

August 18. “Americans at Play,” by Robert W. Chambers; “The Resuscitation of a River,” by Richard Lloyd Jones; “The Lady Bull-Fighters of Juarez,” by Arthur Ruhl.

August 25. “Ottawa, the Washington of the North,” by Samuel E. Moffatt; “The Annexation of Cuba,” by Frederick U. Adams; “The Power Wagon,” by James E. Homans; “Control by Competition”; “Woman Suffrage.”


With recurring, monthly interest the Connoisseur comes to hand. The August number is, as usual, richly illustrated, with several reproductions in color of famous old paintings.

Penshurst Place. By Leonard Willoughby.

Tea-Caddies. By Olive Milne Rae. 

Bell-Metal Mortars. By D. Davison. 

A Primitive Italian Opera. By W. J. Lawrence.

The Cheremeteff Sevres Porcelain.


The August issue opens with a summary of the work of the Liberal Government of England for the past half-year, followed by a series of thoughtful articles on current topics.

The First Six Months. By J. A. Spender.

Goethe’s Orientalism. By Yusuf Ali.

Socialism in France.

Economic Army Reform. By Col. F. N. Maude.

The Evolution of the Lord’s Prayer. I. By Monsignor Barnes.

Culture Among the Poor. By Miss M. Loane.

The Ecclesiastical Discipline Report. By Canon Hensley Henson.

Form and Color. By L. March-Phillips.

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

Some Recent Books. By “A Reader.”


The first of two articles on “Ruskin in Venice,” by Count Alvise Zorzi, appears in the August number, and also the conclusion of Halliwell Sutcliffe’s novelette “On Windy Hill.”

Objects of Polar Discovery. By Sir Clements Markham.

Memories of Church Restoration. By Thomas Hardy.

When the Herring Come in. By Stephen Gwynn.

Links With the Past—Old Miniatures. By Martin Haile.

At Montmirail in 1814. By Emma Mane Caillard.

Ruskin in Venice. I. By Count Alvise Zorzi.


An amusing story by W. W. Jacobs appears in the August Cosmopolitan, as well as the first of a series of Ghetto stories by Bruno Lessing. The articles on “The Treason of the Senate” and “The Life of Andrew Jackson” are continued.

Cause of the Great Earthquake. By David Starr Jordan.

A Honeymoon in a Canoe. By Winifred Fales.

The Treason of the Senate. By D.G. Phillips.

What Life Means to Me. By Henry D. Thoreau.

Can a Dramatic Critic be Quite Honest? By Alan Dale.

Weapons and Ornaments of Women. By Octave Uzanne.

Story of Andrew Jackson. By Alfred Henry Lewis.

The September issue is notable for the first article in a series of Edwin Markham, “The Hoe-Man in the Making,” telling of child life in cotton factories.

Panama—the Human Side. By Poultney Bigelow.

Diary of a Lion Tamer. By Claire Heliot.

The Nobel Prizes. By Vance Thompson.

The Hoe-Man in the Making. By Edwin Markham.

Story of Andrew Jackson. By Alfred Henry Lewis.

What Life Means to Me. By Bailey Millard.

Why Women are Greater Actors than Men. By Alan Dale.

The Treason of the Senate. By D.G. Phillips.

Insurance in Ancient America. By Ambrose Bierce.

An Age of Common Sense. By Elbert Hubbard.


In the August issue of the Craftsman is to be noted the development of the magazine’s idea of what life should be. Articles on sociological subjects are prominent.

A New Civilization. What New  Zealand has Accomplished. By Florence Finch Kelly.

Social Sweden. By Mary R. Cranston.

A City Architect’s Country Retreat. By Henry A. Smith.

The Art of Vine-Growing. Illustrated.

The Social Service of a City School. By John Spargo.

Simple Life in Japan. By Marguerite Glover.

The Spiritual Regeneration of Dreyfus. By John Spargo.

A Craftswoman in Agriculture. By Elisa H. Badger.


Portraits of Julia Ward Howe, Bliss Perry, Austin Dobson, and John Burroughs appear in the August Critic. There is also a long installment of the Critic’s serial “The Lion and the Mouse.”

The Anglo-Saxon Myth. By an American Resident in England.

Idle Notes. By an Idle Reader. 

Georg Brandes and His Country. By Paul Harboe.

The Italian Stage of To-Day. By Raffaele Simboli.

Miss Marlowe and Her Juvenile Spectators. By Elizabeth McCracken.


In the August number there is the usual list of articles of an imperial interest. The following are the titles of the various articles.

The New Constitutions. Points for Consideration.

Islam in Fermentation. By Edward Dicey, C.B.

The Kaffir as a Worker. By L. E. Neame.

The Australian Rabbit Pest. By Frank S. Smith.

Farm-Life in Rhodesia. By Gertrude Page.

A Modern Maori Wedding. By E. J. Massy.

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

Imperial Literature.

Indian and Colonial Investments. By Trustee.


The Seaside Number of the English Illustrated, published in August is a bright and entertaining issue. A novelty is the series of comic full page drawings, which are interspersed throughout. The stories are short and clever.

The Seaside Home of Queen Victoria of Spain. By Katharine Kimball.

A Holiday by Caravan. By Robert Aitken.

A Canvey Pilgrimage. By Owen Asche.

Walmer Castle.

The London Stage. By Oscar Parker.


A word of praise must be bestowed on the fiction in the September number of Everybody’s and especially on two amusing stories, one by Joseph C. Lincoln and the other by G. W. Ogden.

A City of Special Schools. By Marion Melins.

Soldiers of the Common Good. By Charles Edward Russell.

“Us Fellers.’’ Drawings in color. By B. Cory Kilvert.

How the American Wage-Earner Spends His Income. By F. W. Hewes.

The Dollar-Mark and the Hall Mark of Fame. By F. T. Hill.

Bucket-Shop Sharks. By Merrill A. Teague.


The August number contains several timely features. Illustrations are as usual numerous and excellent. 

What the Farmer can do With Concrete. By C. H. Miller.

Clearing Land With Dynamite. By Edith L. Fullerton. 

Holstein-Friesians. By J. H. Martin.

Cheap Farms Near New York City. By W. D. Alexander.

Harvesting the Small Grain. By Frederick Bonsteel.

In the Farm Kitchen. By Deshler Welch.

Some Facts on Farm Drainage. By Grant Davis.


The August issue is a voluminous production touching a great many interests and presenting the views of a number of eminent writers.

An Anglo-Russian Entente: Some Practical Considerations. By Victor E. Marsden.

Kant and the Buddha. By W. S. Lilly.

Charles Lever. By Lewis Melville. 

The Higher Education of Working Men. By J. A. R. Marriott.

Dora Greenwell: Her Poems. By D.G. McChesney.

England, Belgium and Holland. By Y.

Ritualists and the Royal Commission. By H. P. Russell.

The Future of the Country Court. By His Honor Judge Parry.

Pierre Corneille: A Domestic Enigma. By M. Gerothwohl.

The English Stage in the 18th Century. III. By H. B. Irving. 

Local Finance. By John Holt Schooling.

John Stuart Mill. By Francis Gribble.

“The Commercialization of Literature” and the Literary Agent.


A number of timely articles appear in the August issue of the Garden magazine and the interest of these is very considerably enhanced by the many excellent illustrations, which accompany them.

The Humble Currant and Gooseberry. By S. W. Fletcher.

The Cultivation of Hardy Orchids. By W. Miller.

The Ten Best Hardy Conifers. By J. W. Duncan.

The Real Things in Greenhouse Construction. By Leonard Barron. 

The Joys of a Cool Greenhouse. By P. T. Barnes.

Bulbs for August Planting. By Thomas McAdam.

Flower Seeds for Summer Sowing. By W. Clark.

The September number is a transition in a way because one notices in it the approach of Winter, heralded by plans for indoor gardening. 

All the Beeches Worth Growing. By Louis H. Peet.

Growing Winter Salads in a “Pit.” By Frank H. Presby.

Quality Tomatoes for the Home Garden. By L. and E. M. Barron. 

Winter Flowers in a Piazza Conservatory. By M. K. Farrand. 

Making More and Better Fruit Trees. By S. W. Fletcher.

Water Lilies for the Business Man. By H. S. Conard.

A Garden of Pink Flowers. By Helen R. Albee.


At least four important articles appear in the August number of the Geographical Journal, together with the usual departmental matter. A large map of Eastern Turkey in Asia accompanies the number.

Travels on the Boundaries of Bolivia and Peru. By Baron E. Nordenskiold.

The Economic Geography and Development of Australia. By J.W. Gregory.

The Geography of International Frontiers. By Major E. H. Hills. 

A Plea for the Investigation of Biological and Anthropological Distributions in Melanesia. By Dr. Alfred C. Haddon.

The Survey of India.


As a home magazine for the housewife, Good Housekeeping offers many advantages. Its departments are ably written and cover a wide ground. The general contents of the September number are as follows:

Single Blessedness. By Elizabeth K. Tompkins.

A Mothers’ and Fathers’ Club. By J. L. Harbour.

Fatigue and its Consequences. By Luther H. Gulick.

Mrs. Fiske to the Rescue of Suffering Cattle. By E. H. Westwood. 

The Dog Baths of Munich. By K.M. Roof.


Fiction occupies considerable space in the August issue of Harper’s and among the story writers are Mark Twain, Grace M. Cooke, W. D. Howells, Joseph Conrad and Alice Brown. The other contents are:

The Sense of Newport. By Henry James.

On the Hostility to Certain Words. By T. R. Lounsbury.

Legends of the City of Mexico. By Thomas A. Janvier.

Some Rare Elements and Their Application. By Robert Kennedy Duncan.

Wealth and Democracy in American Colleges. By Arthur T. Hadley.


The July issue of this religious quarterly is marked by the publication of a number of excellent articles by thoughtful writers.

First Principles of Faith. By Sir Oliver Lodge.

Denominationalism, Undenominationalism and the Church of England. By Canon Knox Little.

A Layman’s Plea for the Separation of the Creeds from Worship. By H. A. Garnett.

The Teaching of the Christian Religion in Public Schools. By the Headmaster of Bradfield College. 

The Working Faith of the Social Reformer. IV. By Professor Henry Jones.

The Great Fallacy of Idealism. By D. H. Macgregor.

Japanese Character and its Probable Influence Outside Japan. By Professor R. H. Smith.

The Rallying-Ground for the Free Churches. By Rev. P. T. Forsyth. 

Why not Face the Facts? An Appeal to Protestants. By Rev. K. C. Anderson.

Signs and Wonders in Divine Guidance. By Miss C. E. Stephen. 

The Suffering of the Saints. By Miss Edith Gittins.

Gospel Types in Primitive Tradition. By Rev. Benjamin W. Bacon.


A wealth of illustrations fill the September number of House and Garden, which are a delight to the eye of the reader.

One Source of Color Values. By Samuel Howe.

Los Angeles Parks. By C. M. Robinson.

Digby Doorways and Decorations. By Phebe W. Humphreys.

German Model Houses for Workmen. By Wm. Mayner.

Brook Farm, New York.

Some Object Lessons From San Francisco. By F. W. Fitzpatrick.

The First Country Park System in America. IV.


A good supply of short stories is to be found in the August Idler, with a few sketches and some appropriate poetry.

Among the Orcadians. By F. S. S. Terry.

The Idler in Arcady. By Tickner Edwardes.

Italian Art at the Milan Exhibition. By Alfredo Milani.

Modern Homes. By T. Raffles Davison.


Seven charming color inserts accompany the August issue of the Studio and the number of black and white illustrations is profuse.

A Romanticist Painter. J. L. Pickering. By A. L. Baldry.

Charles Henry Niehans, Sculptor. 

Austrian Peasant Embroidery. By A. S. Levetus.

Volendam as a Sketching Ground for Painters. By Jane Quigley.

Recent Designs in Domestic Architecture.

The Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts. By Henri Frantz.

Technical Hints from the Drawings of Past Masters of Painting. VII. Francois Clouet.

Colored Glass Windows. The Supremacy of the Modern School. By W. H. Thomas.


Not the least interesting of the contents of the August number of this periodical is a lengthy appreciation of the merits of the Busy Man’s Magazine. The four short poems in the number are meritorious.

An Idyl of Amalfi.

Irish Saints in Irish Schools.

How Robin Redbreast Came to Ireland.


The novelette in the August Lippincott’s is a pretty Summer romance by Ralph Henry Barbour, entitled “An Adventure in Arcady.” The number contains a good supply of clever fiction.

The Chautauqua Movement. By Paul M. Pearson.

Current Misconceptions of the Philippines. By Willard French.


Stories by Myra Kelly, Jack London, O. Henry and Rudyard Kipling are to be found in the August issue of McClure’s. A first installment of C. P. Connolly’s “Story of Montana” is also included in the contents.

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

Impressions of Rachel. By Carl Schurz.

The Story of Life Insurance. IV. By Barton J. Hendrick.

Cancer—Can it be Cured? By C.W. Saleeby.


The second number of the fifth volume of this publication has been received. In its scope, its contents and its appearance it is entirely creditable. A portrait of William Molson appears as a fontispiece, followed by a sketch of him by C. W. Colby. 

McGill University in British Columbia. By H. M. Tory.

Biological Sensationalism. By E. W. MacBride.

The Philosophy of Shelley’s Prometheus. By A. T. Taylor.

Bacon and Galilei. By J. W. A. Hickson.

The Rehabilitation of Charles II. By Stephen Leacock.

An Unofficial Liberal on Fiscal Reform. By Archibald McGoun.

The Various Races of Man. By E.W. MacBride.

Education as a University Study. By G. R. Lomer.

Recent Hamlet Criticism. By John W. Cunliffe.

Slavery in Montreal. By Henry Mott.


The special art feature of the August number of the Metropolitan is a series of photographs of modern English beauties. These are admirably reproduced. The other illustrations are uniformly excellent.

The Romance of State Lotteries. By W. G. Fitz-Gerald.

Angling by the City Side. By William E. Simmons. 

American Official Society. By a Chinese Gentleman.

Ibsen and the Circus. By James Huneker.

September’s issue is a special Fall fiction number with stories by Thos. Nelson Page, A. E. W. Mason, Theodore Roberts and many other excellent writers.

Insects from Brobdingnag. By Rene Bache.

Charles James Fox. By Homer Saint-Gaudens.

Some Roof Gardens. By James Huneker.


In the July number of the Monthly Review are to be found several readable articles of a lighter nature than the average review article. These are contributed by well-known writers.

The Race Question in South Africa. The Coming Power. By Mrs. Paget. 

A Leaf from the Admiralty. By Dora G. McChesney.

How Does it Feel to be Old? By Edward Marston.

A Night in the House of Lords. By M. MacDonagh.

Hybridisation and Plant Breeding. By Arthur J. Bliss.

The Need for Social Reform in Russia. By Lieut. Cameron.

Instinct in Birds, Animals and Insects. By C. Bingham Newland.


Moody’s for August is, as usual, devoted to financial affairs, its most notable content being an article on the “Amazing Prosperity of the United States,” illustrated with diagrams.

New York City Bonds. By John P. Ryan.

Cycles of Grain Speculation. By Thomas Gibson.

Cause of Our Financial Stringency. By W. H. Allen.

New York’s Barge Canal. By Day Allen Willey.

Money Supply Should be Regulated. By A. J. Warner.

Investment Features of Railroad Stocks. By Bronson C. Keeler. 

Thoughts on Clearing House Methods. By James C. Hallock.


An illustrated article on the houseboat opens the August number of Munsey’s. The number contains eleven short stories and in addition the following list of special articles. 

The Charm of the House-Boat. By Samuel Crowther.

The Story of the Short-Story. By Brander Matthews.

The Countess of Warwick. By Anne O’Hagan.

The Romance of Steel and Iron in America. V.

Blanche Bates. By Matthew White, jr.

The Best Prose Epigrams. By Arthur Penn.

The Scandinavians in America. By Herbert N. Casson.

Emil Fuchs, Sculptor and Portrait Painter. By R. H. Titherington. 

The Value of Titles...By F. Cunliffe-Owen.


The August National is given over mainly to stories, though space is given to such readable articles as the following.

A Modern Monte Cristo. By C. W. Stoddard.

Gathering of Christian Scientists. By Alfred Farlow.

Japan’s Modern Novelists. By Yone Noguchi.


Fiction occupies considerable space in the August number of the New England and the various stories are well told.

The Massachusetts Bench and Bar. 

Old-Home Week. By Thomas F. Anderson.

Weymouth, Ancient ,and Modern. By G. W. Chamberlain.


The illustrations in the August issue are extremely fine. Mountain scenery, water pictures and other natural views are shown in tints and colors that charm the eye.

The Vikings of the Columbia. By Marshall Douglas.

The Rugs of the Orient. By E. T. Allen.

Rowing for Racing and Pleasure. By P. E. Stowell.

Indians of the Northwest. By Thos. Nelson Strong.

Scowtown and its People. By Alma A. Rogers.

Arks and Launches About San Francisco Bay. By Blanche Partington.

The Girl’s Rowing Clubs of San Diego Bay. By Waldon Fawcett.

Yachting on the Pacific.


Stories by J. J. Bell, H. C. Bailey, Eden Phillpotts, Joseph Conrad, Cutcliffe Hyne and Lawrence Mott, are to be found in the August issue of the Pall Mall, which is called a Summer number.

The Art of Bowling. By B. J. T. Bosanquet.

Henrik Ibsen. By George R, Halkett.

The Eton Schooldays of Herbert Gladstone, M.P.

A Tunnel to the Clouds. Up the Jungfrau by Rail. By H. G. Archer.

White Wings. The Cost of Yachts and Yachting. By Clive Holland. 

Some Marvels in Insect’s Eggs. By John J. Ward.


In the September issue we are treated to a character sketch of W. R. Hearst, and a strong article on “Divorce.” There are several meritorious short stories.

The Real Mr. Hearst. By James Creelman.

The Wellman Polar Airship. By Andrew Dangerfield.

What Easy Divorces Mean. By Rene Bache.

The Romance of Aaron Burr. By Alfred Henry Lewis.


Thirteen capital articles mainly of an historical nature appear in the Quarterly for July. They are all the products of ripe scholarship. 

England in the Mediterranean.

The Cry of the Children.

Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Legend of Arthur. By W. Lewis Jones.

The Origins of the Irish Race. By Robert Dunlop.


Modern British Art and the Nation. 

The First Year of the Boer War. 

John Knox and the Scottish Reformation. By R. S. Rait.

The Origin and Historical Basis of the Oxford Movement.

The Literature of Egotism.

The Government of the English Church.

The General Election in France.

The Government, the Session and the Education Bill.


The August number is largely composed of fiction and several short stories, with an installment of a capital serial “Blindfolded,” make up the bulk of the contents.

The Curb-Bit. A Record of Some Effective Railway Rate Regulation. By Ethel Hutson.

Letters to Heroines. II.

The Passing of the Argonauts’ City. By Geraldine Bonner.

San Bernardino. By Arthur Colton.


The August number is a good outdoor issue with plenty of hints for enjoying the Summer holiday. 

Aeronautics in America. By Homer W. Hedge.

Battling the Wilderness. By Ernest Russell.

Gen. Zebulon Pike, Explorer. By Eugene Parsons.

The Revival of Archery. By Cora Moore.

Prospecting for Woodcock. By Dr. George McAleer.

On St. Patrick’s Marshes. By Sid Howard.

How to Learn to Swim. By Herolf Wisby.

Indians as Guides. By John Boyd. 

The Art of Camping. By Charles A. Bramble.

A Vacation in a Wagon. By Mary K. Maule.

Hunting the Pronghorn. By Everett Dufour.

Baching in the Bad Lands. By S. B. McManus.

Hunting Western Caribou. By R. E. Godfrey.


The Review of Reviews crowds an immense amount of information into each issue, providing a liberal education in world politics for its readers. The August number is particularly well stocked.

William Torrey Harris: Teacher, Philosopher, Friend. By James H. Canfield.

The New Commission of Education. By Dr. Elmer E. Brown.

Aladyin, Russia’s First “Walking Delegate.” By Kellogg Durland. 

Oregon as a Political Experiment Station. By Joseph Schafer.

Rio Janeiro: Scene of the Pan-American Conference. By J. Barrett.

Brazil, the Great Republic of the Tropics. By G. M. L. Brown. 

Opening of Shosbone Reservation. By N. H. Darton.

Ellen Terry’s Fifty Years on the Stage.

The Historical Pageant at Warwick, England.

The Traffic Manager and the Shipper. By Philip S. Fiske.

Free Alcohol in the Arts and as Fuel. By Charles Baskerville.


The combination July-August number of Rod and Gun contains an unusually good supply of outdoor reading matter. The publisher announces that improvements in the typograpicaI appearance of the magazine will be inaugurated in the next number.

Jottings from Labrador. By G. Parry Jenkins.

Interlocked Deer. By C. G. Schreiber.

How I Got By Moose Head. By John H. Conover.

Our Holiday in British Columbia. II. By Dr. A. C. Fales.

A Piece of Moose-Fortune. By Charles K. Fox.

The Quebec Fish and Game Leases. 

The Alpine Club of Canada’s First Camp, By A. O. Wheeler.

The Haunt of the Trout. By C. W. Young.

Salmon Fishing on the Restigouche. By James S. Macdonald.


The August Royal is a bright, breezy number, with plenty of stories and pictures. For light Summer reading it can hardly be surpassed.

Dog Stories. By Rudolph de Cordova.

A Day in the Life of a Keeper at the Zoo. By A. E. Johnson.

Camping Out in a Tramcar. By Olive Holland.


The stories and illustrations in the August number are up to the usual standard of excellence of this interesting juvenile.

Crabs and their Habits. By M. W. Leighton.

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

Nature and Science for Young Folks.


July 7. “Sir Edward Grey and Humanitarian Meddlers,” “The Ritual Report,” “Sir Wilfrid Lawison,” “Christian Quackery,” “The Russian Agrarian Problem,” “American Amateurs at Henley,” “The Warwick Pageant.”

July 14. “Mr. Chamberlain’s Influence.” “Mr. Haldane’s Surrender,” “The Amendment of Company Law,” “An Eton vs. Harrow Reform,” “The Decay of the Bonus System,” “Languishing Theatres,” “The Human Bird.”

July 21. “The South African Situation,” “Islam and Egypt,” “The Welsh Move,” “Mr. Haldane’s Scheme Reviewed.” “Juggernaut,” “Points About Annuities.”

July 28. “The Tsar’s Stroke,” “Mr. Morley’s Prudence,” “The Prime Minister’s Indiscretion,” “Progress in the Study of Cancer,” “New Insurance Laws in America,” “Emigration to Siberia,” “The Summer Train Service. ’ ’


The midsummer fiction number of Scribner’s contains stories by Kate Douglas Wiggin, A. C. Smith, Edith Wharton, Churchill Williams and F. Hopkinson Smith, with four pictures in color by A. B. Frost, illustrating “The Farmer’s Seasons.”

The Mountain Goat and the Camera. By W. T. Hornaday.

In Foreign Streets. By Royal Cortissoz.


July 7. “The Report of the Church Commission,” “The Prospects of Disestablishment,” “Army Reduction,” “The Position of the Duma,” “The First Difficulty of Constitution Making,” “ The Manufacture of Paupers—the Hospitals,” “The Teaching of Patriotism,” “Cribs,” “Insect-Eating Birds."

July 14. “Mr. Haldane’s Proposals,” “The British People and the Dark Races.” “A Clause to Abolish Passive Resistance,” “The Laborers’ Stepping Stones,” “The Colored Vote in the Transvaal,” “The Lessons of the Old Poor Law,” “On the Other Side of the Wall,” “An African Sibyl,” “The Charm of Sand.”

July 21. “The Army that we Need,” “The Problem of the Transvaal Constitution,” “Egypt and the Pan-Islamic Danger,” “The Political Moral of the Dreyfus Acquittal,” “English Opinion and the Natal Rising,” “The Motor ’Bus,’’ “The Prophet of Nazareth.” “Indiscriminate Friendship,” “Prospects of Game.”

July 28. “Disarmament,” “The Dissolution of the Duma,” “The Transvaal Constitution,” “Mr. Morley on India.” “The Wesleyan Conference and Public Houses,” “Lashing the Vices of Society,’’ “Narrow-Wideness,” “In Praise Sea Fishing.”


Four large full-page pictures portraying country scenes during August are pleasant features of the August number. All the other illustrations, and there are many of them, are equally enticing. The literary contents are decidedly readable. 

Our Country Roads. By Henrietta Sowle.

Where Wild Fruits Grow and When They Ripen. By M. G. Peterson. 

A Practical Greenhouse for the Suburban Home. By L. W. C. Tuthill.

A Woman’s $2,400 Cottage. By G. D. Smith.

Well-Made Walks and Driveways. By Herbert J. Kellaway.

Evergreens for Everybody. By Arthur P. Anderson.

Why I Grow 100 Varieties of Grapes. By E. P. Powell.

Sowing Vegetable Seeds in August. By I. M. Angell.


Roosevelt is very much to the fore in the September number of the Success magazine. His picture appears on the cover while in the opening article about thirty different photographs are scattered here and there.

How Roosevelt Plays the Game. By H. B. Needham.

Fools and Their Money. I. By Frank Fayant.

Taking the Hoe to Congress. By Samuel Merwin.

David Warfield. By. J. Herbert Welch.

Poverty and Disease. By Orison S. Marden.

How to Write Humorous Verse. By Ellis Parker Butler.


The August System is well supplied with helpful articles on a wide range of subjects.

Landing the Big Fish.

The Vital Factor in Business Success. 

Fifty-Five Years in Business. The Life of Marshall Field. IV.

The Battle for the World’s Market’s. IX.

Advertising a Bank. I.

Cost Accountants,—the Business Doctors.


The August number is entirely readable. One of the best features is a series of photographs taken in Chicago packing houses, showing the actual state of affairs.

Are the Elements Transmutable? By Robert A. Millikan.

Inside the Great Chicago Packing Houses.

Women as Inventors. By Rene Bach.

Alcohol—the Anti-Tried Fuel. By D. A. Willey.

Raising Silkworms in America. By John C. Cowan.

Educating a Half-Blind Nation. By F. B. Warren.

Giving Medicine to Trees. By Robert Franklin.

Workmen Who Own Their Jobs. By Arthur Cook.

To Supplant Pneumatic Tires. By David Beecroft.

Making a City to Order. By D. S. Beebe.

Walking in the Water. By M. G. Fling.

In the September number we find the tendency to shorten the articles and increase their number, thus producing an extremely varied table of contents.

Seiden’s Explosion Buggy. By Leroy Scott.

When the Sun Grows Cold. By Paul P. Foster.

Three Hundred Shots a Minute. By D. S. Beebe.

Over the Ice by Auto. By Max A. Brunner.

Doom of the Farm Horse. By David Beecroft.

New Rival of Panama Canal. By Rene Bache.

Six-Mile Tunnel Through Sierra Nevada. By J. M. Baltimore.

Gold in a Thousand Sand Pits. By Waldon Fawcett.

Creating a New Harbor. By N. A. Bowers.

World’s Great Canals. 3. Kaiser Wilhelm Canal. By W. R. Stewart. 

Ultimate End of Small Potatoes. By W. D. Graves.

Weaving Panama Hats. By M. Glen Fling.


Reproductions of some of the exquisite work of Mr. Marcus Stone, R.A., form a pleasing feature of the August number of the Windsor, which is altogether an excellent issue. In it are to be found stories by Anthony Hope, S. R. Crockett and Jack London.

The Art of Mr. Marcus Stone. By R. C. Trafford.

Chronicles in Cartoon. IX. Rowing, Games and Athletics. 

Sailing-Day. By B. J. Hyde. 

Hats and Their Temperature. By H. J. Holmes.

The Kaiser: A Character Study. By Dr. Carl Peters.


The struggle for the rights of children continues in the September number.

Why a National Crusade Against Child Labor. By S. M. Lindsay. 

In the Shadow of the Coal-Breaker. By Owen R. Lovejoy.

Free Alcohol: What it Means to the Household.

Rug-Making as a Home Industry. By M. T. Priestman.


In an article on “Wonderful Marine Photography” in the August number, some beautiful sea pictures in brown and green tints are reproduced. A sketch of Admiral Togo and a health article by Dr. Gulick, are well worth reading.

The Real Cause of the Russian Massacres.

Pitfalls Investors Must Avoid.

The Secret of Good Health. By Luther H. Gulick.

Wonderful Marine Photography. By W. A. Johnson.

China Transformed. By W. A. P. Martin.

The Players of the Game. By Freeman Harding.

Our Spendthrift Industry. By A.W. Van Zwaluwenburg.

The Pike’s Peak Centennial. By Lawrence Lewis.

Horse-Racing and the Public. By Leroy Scott.

Admiral Togo. By Mary Crawford Fraser.

Desert Farming Without Irrigation. By Herbert Quick.

The Drama of Coal. By Henry Wadsworth.

The Future of Manchuria. By Ernest Brindle.

Modern Diamond Mining in South Africa. By James Sherwood Hamilton.


A pleasant evening can be spent with the World ’s Work as a companion. By the time the reader has concluded such an excellent number as that for August he will have become acquainted with every progressive scientific movement in the world.

Drawing Ireland 100 Miles Nearer. By H. G. Archer.

Mining Diamonds in South Africa. By J. S. Hamilton.

Is the Turbine Doing Badly? By Robert Crombie.

The Return of a British Industry. By B. B. Chapman.

The Future of the British Navy. By Fred T. Jane.

Mr. Bryan and the Presidency. By George Turnbull.

What Becomes of Horses’ Hair. By John Mackie.

The New Peat Fuel. By Frederick A. Talbot.

The Uses of Heather.

Money in Mushrooms. By “Home Counties.”

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

How the Motor Bicycle will Become Popular. By Rev. B. H. Davies.

What the Lady Inspectors Saw. 

Fakes in the Market. By Percy Collins.

The Dog in Harness. By J. E. Whitby.


Articles on Cobalt and Coney Island, with many illustrations are timely features of the August number of the World To-Day. The departments, “Events of the Month” and “The Making of To-Morrow” are as usual well prepared.

The New State of Oklahoma. By Grant Foreman.

What an Immigrant Inspector Found in Europe. By F. A. Ogg.

Roosevelt’s Successes and Failures. By Charles M. Harvey.

A Holiday in Tahiti. By L. O'Connell.

New York’s City of Play. By R. W. Neal.

College Men in Business. By H. J. Hapgood.

Cobalt, the Silver Land. By George L. Stryker.

Sculpture for Municipal Decoration. By Lena M. McCauley.

The New Theatre tor Chicago. By Wallace Rice.

The Work of the Anti-Saloon League. By W. F. McClure.

The Making of a Socialist. By William Hard.

Paul Reinach. By L. G. McConachie. 

Gregory Maxime. By Foster Gilroy. 

A Year at Panama Under Stevens. By C. H. Forbes-Lindsay.


The August issue has several features of interest for the young man on his Summer vacation. Many of the articles will be found helpful.

Cricketer and Missionary. By Mr. C. T. Studd.

Britain’s Billions. By H. Mudie Draper.

The Odour of Brine from the Ocean. Also Ran,--. By Charles F. Aked.