Other Contents of Current Magazines.

February 1 1907

Other Contents of Current Magazines.

February 1 1907

Other Contents of Current Magazines.

In this department we draw attention to a few of the more important topics treated in the current magazines and list the leading contents. Readers of The Busy Man’s Magazine can secure from their newsdealers the magazines in which they appear. :: :: :: :: ::


The February number is rich in important articles and two serials are now running in its pages.

He Knew Lincoln. By Ida M. Tarbell.

The Negro. By Ray Stannard Baker.

We and Our Servants. By Josephine Daskam Bacon.

Finding the Largest Diamond in the World.

Cancer: The Unconquered Plague.


Several splendid American mansions are illustrated in the January number in the inimitable manner of this publication.

Italian Villa of J. W. McDonald at Monmouth Beach.

Three Types of Houses. By F. D. Nichols.

Hints About Shrubs. By E. P. Powell.

Notable Collections of Old Blue Staffordshire China.

Novel Uses of Electricity.

Public Value of the Private Garden

Make-Believe Flowers.

Question of the Fireplace.


The January number of this magazine in full of interest for one who likes to be up to the minute in scientific matters. Among others the following articles will be found interesting.

New French Heating Fabric for Medical Purposes. By Frank C. Perkins.

The Telton Canal. By Ray Hamilton.

Method Discovered to Harden and Temper Metals. By J. Mayne Baltimore.

Natural Gas in Aerial Navigation. By Charles Alma Byers.

Fruit Picker and Gatherer.

Montejir’s Method of Gold Extraction. By Dennis H. H. Stovall. 

Auto Vulcanizer. By Emile Guarini. 

The Use of Alcohol for Lighting and Heating. By H. P. Fleming, M.E.


The first issue of the Arena for the new year is a strong number with the following table of contents:

Railways of the Nation and How the People Can Obtain Possession of Them.

Truth at the Heart of Capitalism and Socialism.

Recent Sensational Attack on Founder of Christian Science.

Our Insult to Japan.

Municipal Art in American Cities.

Our Vampire Millionaires.

Why I Am a Socialist. By Ellis 0. Jones.

The Recent Reckless and Irresponsible Attacks on Christian Science and Its Founder, With a Survey of the Christian Science Movement. By B. 0. Flower.


The first issue for the year contains the following valuable contributions.

Pan-Islamism and the Sultan of Turkey.

Indo-British Trade With Persia.

The Mysore State: A Model of Indian Administration.

Association of Indians With the Government of India.

Indian Budget Debate for 1906. 

Burden of the British Indian in South Africa.

Withdrawal of St. Helena’s Garrison.

Exilic Jewish Eschatology.


The February number is rich in important and entertaining articles, three of which are serial features.

Future of the Democratic Party. By Edward M. Shepard.

American Consul and American Trade. By J. B. Osborne. 

Southern Cotton Mills. By Mary A. Bacon.

Evangeline and the Real Acadians. By A. MacMechan.

Shakespeare of Warwickshire. By T. T. Munger.

Study of National Culture. By K. Francke.

The Accursed Annual. By Agnes Repplier.

Spirit of Old West Point. By General Schaff.


The January issue is extra good and the many illustrations are entertaining.

Sportsmen of Mark. Captain Dewhurst.

In the Cottesmore Country. By Major Onslow.

A Day With Darky. By C. F.  Marsh.

Capturing Wild Elephants in Mysore.

Association Football Crisis. 

Concerning Tobogganing and Toboggans.

Riding Stables of the German Emperor.

Curious Hound-Breeding Experiment.


The January Canadian shows signs of revival and a strong table of contents makes it a valuable number.

The King’s Highway. By Jane Lavender.

Canadian Artists Abroad. By W.H. Ingram.

The Mother of Christian Science. By A. P. Fitch.

Worry—The Disease of the Age. By Dr. C. W. Saleeby.

Canada’s Place in the Empire. By A. E. McPhillips.

Education in Canada. By W. F. Hathaway.

Patriotic Military Training. By Lt.Col. Merritt.

Characteristic Types of Beauty. By H. S. Scott Harden.

Recollections of Joseph Howe. By Emily P. Weaver.


With the January number the Horticulturist starts out on its thirtieth year. Its contents are as follows :

Future of the Apple in Ontario. By A. McNeill.

The Strawberry and its Culture. By W. F. W. Fisher.

Interest the Children in Horticulture.

Embellishment of Home Grounds. By C. E. Woolverton.

Cultivation of Hardy Flowering Shrubs. By John Walsh.

Practical Plant Breeding. By H. H. Groff.

Forcing Vegetables for Market. By J. L. Hilborn.

Sweet Potato Culture. By P. G. Keyes.


Mr. Joseph Farquharson, A.R.A., and his pictures, form the subject of the leading article in the January number of Cassell’s, following which are some good short stories, and :

Mischa Elman: The Life Story of the Wonderful Boy Violinist. By Gordon Meggy.

Biography by Anecdote. The Speaker, Mr.Labouchere.

Adventures in Uganda., By Sir Harry H. Johnston, G.C.M.G.

The Story of the Co-operative Movement By Richard Whiteing.

Worry—The Disease of the Age. By Dr. C. W. Saleeby.


Readers of “Busy Man’s” who have to do with engineering, whether from the scientific or the business aspect, will find in the January number of Gassier’s, some good reading. Nearly all the articles are illustrated, and all the illustrations are first-class.

The Gas Turbine. By Rene Armengand.

Long-Distance Transmission With Direct Currents. By C. T. Wilkinson.

Malleable Castings and Their Applications. By Dr. R. Moldenke. 

The Steam Locomotive of the Future. By Lawford H. Fry.

The Stability of Submarines. By W. H. Stuart-Garnett.

Modern Machine Shop Requirements. By Joheph Horner.

The Architect and the Central Station. By S. Morgan Bushnell.


The February number is devoted largely to the memory of three great Americans, Washington, Lincoln, and Longfellow.

The Washington-Craigie-Longfellow House. By Francis Le Baron.

Von Moltke’s View of Washington’s Strategy. By Prof. Sloane.

A French Officer With Washington and Rochambeau.

The Graves of Three Washingtons. By Bishop Potter.

The Human Side of Immigration, By John G. Brooks.

Chartres Cathedral. By E. R. Pennell.

Why Lincoln Was Not Nominated by Acclamation.


December 22. “Nearest to the Pole,” “What the World is Doing,” “Cleveland,” by Samuel E. Moffet ; ‘ ‘ All-America Football Team,” “New Home of Grand Opera in New York,” “The Other Americans,” “What the Stage Has Missed,” “The West’s Constructive Congress. ’ ’

December 29. “Highest Mountain in America,” “Dryden and the Prudential,” “Plays of the Month.”

January 5. “A Review of the Year 1906,” by Samuel E. Moffet, “The Other Americans,” by Arthur Ruhl.

January 12. Abe Ruef of the “Law Offices,” by Frederick Palmer. The Constitutional Convention of Oklahoma. By Grant Foreman. Plays of the Month. By Arthur Ruhl.


The first number for the new year is as exquisite a piece of art work as anything that has come from the press. The illustrations, both plain and in color, are very fine.

J. P. Morgan’s Pictures. Early miniatures II.

Gold and Silver Lace. Part I.

Silver Caddy Spoons.

Some Luini Frescoes.

Eridge Castle and its Contents.

The Turner Controversy.

The Connoisseur Bookshelf. 

Farmhouse Oak Furniture.


The January number contains much matter of great interest to those who like to keep up with the current history of the world. Following is a list of the contents:

The Question of the Lords. By L. T. Hobhouse.

No Footpath. By Lt.-Col. Pedder. 

The Newest Journalism. By Albert E. Cave.

Christian Missions and the Civil Power in China. By P. J. Maclagan.

Santa Sophia. By L. March Phillips. 

The Growth of Modern Ideas on Animals. By the Countess Martinego Cesaresco.

Peasant Insurrections 1381 and 1525. By Richard Heath.

Manet and Monet. By Arthur P. Nicholson.

Is the Regular Army Too Large or Too Small. By the Earl of Cardigan, D.S.O.

The Education Bill and After. By Dr. T. J. Macnamara, M.P.

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

Some Recent Books. By “A Reader."


One of the interesting features of January Cornhill is a history of Greenwich Observatory, by Prof. H. H. Turner. A new serial, entitled, “The Broken Road,” by A. E. W. Mason, has been commenced. Some other of the contents are:—

Lord Beaconsfield’s Portrait Gallery. By George W. E. Russell. 

Border History versus Border Ballads. By Andrew Lang.

About Opsonins. By Dr. Andrew Wilson.

Sandflies, The. By Sir J. George Scott, K.C.I.E.

An Old Parson’s Day Book. By Arthur C. Benson.


Especially well worth reading is the January number of this interesting magazine. One graphic article, well illustrated by numerous photographs on “The Chase of the Dolphin,” is something quite out of the ordinary. Other contents are:—

The Pageant of Nature. By Mary C. Dickerson.

The Making of a Great Ranch. By Gene Stratton-Porter.

Songs of Nature. Selected by Henry Van Dyke.

The Country Home Reminder. By H. S. Huntingdon, jr.

Outdoor News and Discoveries. By E. V. Wilcox.

The Long-lived Hardy Evergreens. By T. D. Hatfield.

How to Overhaul an Automobile. Harry B. Haines.

The Protection of Fruits and Vegetables in Florida. By R. M. Fletcher Berry.

The Lure of Lowestoft. By Walter A. Dyer.

Automobiles: A Brilliant Year. By William Henry Harrison.

Stable and Kennel.

Stock and Poultry.

The Home-builders’ Supplement.


A new serial by Fred. M. White begins in the January number of Chambers’s Journal, entitled “The Lord of the Manor.”

Traffic Problem of London.

Fat Quail.

Highland Superstitions of the Present Day.

Old St. Peter’s and New St. Peter’s Museum.

Diet of the Future.

Great Men as Commercial Assets.

Is Argentina’s Prosperity Permanent.


A Student Scion of the Somersets. 

How the King Travels.

Orcharding in Nova Scotia.

Monroe Doctrine of Australia.

The Novel of To-day.

Physical Development of Women. 

Historians I Have Known.


A special illustrated feature of the January Craftsman is an article entitled “How New York Has Redeemed Herself From Ugliness" by Giles Edgerton. Some of the other contents of this interesting number are :—

Ume or Plum Flower Belongs to the History, Literature and Art of Japan. By Mary Fennollosa.

Use of Out-of-Doors. By Bliss Carman.

The Roof of New England. By T. L. Hoover.

The Modern Home and the Domestic Problem. By the editor.

Nurse and Doctor in Public School. By John Spargo.

Manners as a Fine Art. By Edward Carpenter.


A good selection of articles appears in the Eclectic for January, all of solid merit.

In the Great Dismal Swamp. By C F. Stansbury.

The Shibboleth of Restraint of Trade.

Voyage of the Scotia. By Admiral Markham.

French Women of the Salons. 

Socialism and the Middle Classes. 

Henrik Ibsen. By Edward Dowden. 

New York’s New Governor.


The January number of this periodical will be welcomed by those interested in both the elementary and the higher branches of education. Following is a list of the contents :—

Government in School and College. By Arthur Deerin Call.

Some Practical Suggestions Toward a Program of Ethical Teaching in Our Schools.. (Continued.) By Winthrop D. Sheldon.

"‘City of Telhi,” a Junior Republic. By James E. Rogers.

What the High Schools Should Do to Fit Students for College. By Principal Howard C. Leonard.

A Rational System of Classification and Promotion of Pupils in Elementary Schools. By Associate Superintendent John P. Garber.


The contents of this magazine are, as.usual, devoted to things .Imperial. A good range of subjects is treated, which should be interesting in citizens of the Empire, as the following list shows:—

The Transvaal Constitution and the Colour Question. By Sir Charles Bruce, G.C.M.G.

Foreign Affairs in 1906. By Edward Dicey, C.B.

Our Protectorate in East Africa. By The Lord Hindlip.

The Problem of the Unemployed. By Henry Sawyer.

Aluminum and Steel: The Electric Furnace. By E. Ristori, Assoc. M. Inst: C.E., F.R.A.S.

Land Industries in Australia. By J. S. Dunnett.

Memories of Maoriland No.ll. By E. I. Massy.

Indian and Colonial Investments. By Trustee.


An article on Mr. Harrington Mann and his paintings, followed by a number of short stories, poems and special articles, make the January issue of this magazine interesting.

The contents apart from the short stories and poems are :—

The Paintings of Mr. Harrington Mann.

A Worker’s Paradise.

London Money Lenders. By C. Francis.

The London Stage. By Oscar Parker. 

Visions. By Sidney Hunt.

Ripon Cathedral.


New Year’s Eve, a poem by Thomas Hardy, occupies first place in the January number. The other contents are, as usual, excellent.. They are :—

Personal Suffrage. By Alfred Russel Wallace, LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S. 

The House on Piles: A History and a Warning. By J. L. Garvin 

Japan and the United States. By Sydney Brooks.

Spinoza and Modern Thought. By W. S. Lilly.

On Shakespeare and the Drama, II. By Leo Tolstoy.

Tyranny of Clothes. By Mrs. John Lane.

Population and Agriculture. By J. A. Spender.

Benjamin Constant. By Francis Gribble.

A Celtic Renaissance of the Past. By Edward W right.

The Germ Corruption in the Congo Free State Administration. By Ralph A. Durand.

The Sportsman. By F. G. Aflalo. 

French Life and the French Stage. By John F. Macdonald.


The January to March number of this influential quarterly contains, as usual, nothing that is not useful and instructive, as well as entertaining. The first article, which is a very able exposition of American politics, is followed by:—

Foreign Affairs. By A. Maurice Low.

Finance. By Alexander D. Noyes. 

Applied Science. By Henry Harrison Suplee.

Educational Outlook. By Ossian H. Lang.

A Few Books on Shakespeare. By Prof. W. P. Trent.

Some Recent Guides to Culture. By Prof. William T. Brewster.

The Drama. By Henry Tyrell. 

Inexpensive Reciprocity. By Prof. John Bates Clark.

The Rehabilitation of China and the American Interest in the Orient. By Mohammed Baraktullah.


Indoor work occupies a large portion of the space in the January number.

Cactuses as House Plants for the Busy Man.

Raising Your Own House Plants From Seed.

Every Euonymus Worth Growing. 

Mending Old Trees.

Making the Most of a Fern Ball. 

Growing Peaches in the Greenhouse. 

Quality Even in the Onion Tribe.


The December number completes another volume. Its contents are as follows :—

Alpine Races in Europe. By John L. My res.

A Fifth Journey in Persia. By Major Sykes.

Bathymetrical Survey of the Freshwater Lochs of Scotland.

Volcano of Smeroe, Java.


The February number contains several features of special interest and all the departments are well supplied.

Achievements of Arts and Crafts in America.

My New York. By Carolyn Wells. 

A Beautiful Dwelling. By Elmer Grey.

A Novel Musical Entertainment. By Gustav Kobbe.


Among the long list of interesting articles in the January number of this magazine are two special features which are being carried on from month to month, under the titles “Diet and Disease/1 and “Under the X-Rays.’’ Some of the other good things on the list of contents are :—

From an Old Bookshelf—Murder as a Fine Art. By Thomas De Quincey.

Why I Became a Spiritualist. By Prof. Cesare Lombroso.

The Secret of Success. By H. A. Spenser, M.A., LL.D. and others. 

Baboo English. By J. H. Settle. 

Drug Dreams. By Harry E. Gowers. 

The Moloch of the Rates, a Rejoinder. By the editor of the Daily News.

Table Showing the Increase of London’s Rates. By A. M. Clark.

Triumphs of Terseness. By David White.


This is a quarterly journal devoted entirely to a review of religion, theology, and philosophy, and the January number contains much information upon these subjects. The principal articles are :—

Our Final Venture. By Prof. Campbell Fraser.

The Entangling Alliance of Religion and History. By Prof. A. O. Lovejoy, Washington University, U.S.A.

La Crise Religieuse en France et en Italie. By Paul Sabatier.

The Failure of the Friars. By G. G. Coultar, M.A.

The Messianic Idea in Virgil. By Prof. R. S. Conway, D. Litt.

The Christian Doctrine of Atonement as Influenced by Semitic Religious Ideas. By Rev. R. J. Campbell, M.A.

A Grave Peril to the Liberty of Churchmen. By Rev. Hastings Rashdall, D. Litt.

The New Theism. By Rev. Carl S. Patton.

The “Eternal Now” in Anglican Theology. By Rev. F. F. Grensted, M.A.

Chance or Purpose. By Hugh MacColl.

The Parallelism of Religion and Art. By Basil de Selincourt.

A Peace Policy for Idealists. By W. R. Boyce Gibson.


A prettily illustrated article on “Vancouver, the Golden Island of the Pacific,” is the leading feature of the January number. Other contents :—

Byth House, Aberdeenshire. By Mrs. Forbes.

A Woman’s Profession. By R. A. Pope.

Formal vs. Natural in Landscape Gardening.

Early American-Made Furniture

Characteristic Decoration of 20th Century.

A Business Man’s Farm.


Another instalment of “Terence O’Neill’s Heiress,” a serial by Clara Mulholland, is contained in the January number. Other contents are :—

A Word to Begin With.

Shows and Tramps. By R. O. K. 

Return to Nature, The. By Rev. David Bearne, S.J.

Other People’s Lanterns. By Lena Butler.

Some Recent Poetry.


The novel in the February number is “Nance,” by Robert Adger Bowen. There are at least eight short stories.

Shuffling the Diplomatic Court Cards. By Rene Bache.

When the World Laughs. By Marvin Dana.


The first number of the London for 1907 is a splendid production, crisp and bright. Articles and stories are numerous and pointed and illustrations are apt. Serials by Cutcliffe Hyne and Quiller-Couch appear.

Queen of Winter Sports. By E. C. Richardson.

Actresses Raised to the Peerage. By E. A. Bryant.

British Cities by Their Own Artists-Leeds. By K. Snowden.

Tom Browne in America. Illustrated.

Charting the Whole World.

Photo Fakes and How to Make Them.

Prophecy in Portraiture.


The February number is a special mid-winter fiction number with stories by Henry C. Rowland, Arthur Stringer, Eleanor Porter and others. 

The Scars of War.  Battlefields of North Virgina.

Fire Prevention. By F. W. Fitzpatrick.

Possibilities of South America. By Reo Bennett.


The January number contains a large number of interesting articles, among which is one entitled “Canada, Under What Flag?" By “C. ” The other contents are:—

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

National Training and a National Army. By Lieut.-Col. Alsager Pollock.

The Seven Travelers in the Treasure Boat. By L. Beatrice Thompson. 

Temperance and the Statute Book. By Ernest E. Williams.

Ghosts of Piccadilly—81 and 82. By G. S. Street,

Jane, Duchess of Gordon. By Dowager Countess De La Warr. 

Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897. By A. E. Keeton.

“La Petite Pleur Bleue de la Felicite Parfaite.” A Reverie. By Florence Hayllar.

J. A. Froude. By Algernon Cecil. 

The Opportunity of Literary Critics. By Francis Duckworth.

France and the Pope’s Move. By Lawrence Jerrold.


Short stories dominate the January number of this magazine, there being no less than eleven of them. In addition to the stories and some verse, the following list makes up a good all-round list of contents:—

Affairs of Washington. By Joe Mitchell Chappie.

Bright Side of Packingtown. By Mary Humphrey.

John Greenleaf Whittier. By Kate Restieaux.

Cuba’s Malady. By John Vavasour Noel.

Happy Habit Resolutions. By the editor.


A strong bill of contents meets the eye of the reader on opening the February number of the New England.

Grave Dangers in our Educational System.

At the Nation’s Capital.

Nineteenth Century Journalism. By E. H. Clement.

Concerning Home and School. By S. L. Arnold.

Books As I See Them. By Kate Sanborn.


The January number begins with a new serial, called “The Settler,” which promises to be a very vigorous story of pioneer life. A number of well illustrated articles, short stories and poems makes this number well worth reading.

The Old Emigrant Trail. By Fred Lockley.

Slaves of the Pueblos. By Lanier Bartlett.

The Story of a Famous Fraternity of Writers and Artists. By Agnes Foster Buchanan.

The Basket Makers. By William L. Finley.

The Sheep Industry in Eastern Oregon. By Fred Lockley.

Our Stage, To-day and Yesterday. By William Winter.

Two Partners and the Homeless Twenty. By Curtis Fleming. 

Irrigation in Beulah Land. Intelligent Co-operation. By Charles Y. Barton.


A new series of Indian detective stories by Newman Wright begins in the February Pall Mall, also the second of H. C. Bailey’s stories of “The God of Clay.”

Life of the Railway Signalman.

How Criminals Should be Treated.


A story by Sir Gilbert Parker, the eminent Canadian, called “The Healing Springs and the Pioneers,” forms part of the bill-of-fare provided in the January number of this magazine. Some of the other contents are :—

Art of the Age. By Lenore Yander. 

World’s Greatest Fighting Machine. By Herbert Russell.

Some Tricks of the Caricaturists. By Harry Furniss.

Legends of Famous Houses, I. The Lambton Worm. By J. A. Middleton.

Mystery of Scent. By Owen Jones. 

Cattle-raising in the Argentine. By J. A. Gardyne.


 To the February number James Creelman contributes a striking article, “Israel Unbound,” suggested by the appointment of Mr. Oscar Strauss to cabinet office.


The January number continues the splendid features which made the last few issues so readable.

Reminiscences of the House of Commons. By Henry W. Lucy.

Arts and Crafts in America. By Charles de Kay.

A Primitive Human Type in America.

Carl Schurz. By H. L. Nelson. 

Franklin's Social Life in France. By Albert H. Smyth.

Cuba in American Politics. By Charles M. Harvey.

Tyranny of Clothes. By Mrs. John Lane.

Endowed National Theatre. By Madame Ristori.

Sir Richard Burton. By M. C. Jones.

A Key to Ibsen. By Jennett Lee. 


The cover design of the January number is suggestive of the time of the year, as also are some of the invigorating contents. Here they are:—

The Sons of the Settlers. By Ernest Russell.

Snowshoes and Snowshoeing. By Martin Hunter.

A Breath of the Winter Fields. By Charles H. Morton.

Early Winter on the Walibi. By John Boyd.

The Ferocity of Wolves and Bears. By St. Croix.

Winter Sport in Switzerland. By John Davies.

Cruising the Fjords of the North Pacific. By D. W. and A. S. Iddings.

The Great South Bay Scouter. By W. R. Bradshaw.

Hunting in the Big Thicket. By Gilson Willetts.

The Greenbrier River Country. By Andrew Price.

Grizzly Bear Experiences. By Chauncey L. Canfield.

Hunting Moose in Alaska. By Edwin Lowell.


The frontispiece of the January issue is a portrait of Pope Pius X. in his study. The editorial comment on the “Progress of the World,” is, as usual, timely.

Harriman: “Colossus of Roads.” 

Exploration of Mt. McKinley.

The Craze for Mining Stocks. 

Revival in Western Land Values. 

Panama Canal as the President Saw It.

Automobile and the Average Man.

A Year’s Activity of Labor Unionism.


The January number contains a handsome frontispiece in color, showing a Rocky Mountain scene. 

Three Weeks in Temagami.

Alpine Club of Canada.

Scenes in the Canadian National Park.

In the Heart of the Selkirks.

An Exploring Trip on the Mississaga.

Licensing System for Big Game.

Up the Columbia to Windermere.

Lord Grey’s Western Home.


The January Royal starts the new year well. There is the usual collection of bright stories and illustrations.

Humorous Side of Art.

A Day in the Life of an Actress. 

The Devout Mahommedan.

A New Art for the Home.

The Home of the Ostrich.

My Favorite Railway.


A prettily designed and colored cover adds brightness to the January number of this juvenile monthly. 

The Two Sons of Peter Paul Rubens.

Keeping “Open House” for the Birds.

A Japanese Candy Shop.

Clothespin Toys.

Fishing Dogs of Catalina.


December 8. “Canada, the Empire and the British Government,” “The President in His Pulpit,” “Bulow and Bebel; and Their Critics,” “The Stoker Riots,” “Employers’ Liability,” “A Christmas Garland."

December 15. “Christianity in France,” “Retort Courteous,” “Plural and Other Voting,” “Tubes and London Traffic,” “Inside the 'House,” “Comfort for the Academic,” “A Glance at Some of the Smellier Galleries.”

December 22. “Exit the Education Bill,” “The South African Experiments,” “The Party Struggle in Germany,” “The Social Harvest of the Session,” “Christmas,” by Canon Beeching; “A Master of the Piano,” by Harold E. Gorst.

December 29. “Peace and the Nations,” “Our Ambassador at Washington,” “A Scandalous Commission,” “Illicit Tins,” “Insurance in 1906,” “Old Masters and Modern Critics.”


The February Scribner’s contains the second instalment of Mrs. Wharton’s new serial, “The Fruit of the Tree,” as well as other short stories, essays, etc.

His Other Engagement. By Henry Van Dyke.

Lowell: A Critical Estimate. By W. C. Brownell.

Petersburg and the Mine. By Gen. E. P. Alexander.


The special feature of the February number is a series of colored drawings by A. G. Learned, depicting the American girl and her fads. Apart from fiction the following is the list of contents:—

Worry: The Disease of the Age. By Dr. C. W. Saleeby.

All Records of Prosperity Broken. By Charles H. Cochrane.

On the Subject of Nurses. By Lillian Bell.

The American Horse Show. By P M. Babcock.

A Religion in Paint. The Paintings of Edwin Willard Deming. By Rozann White.

The Maturity of the American Theatre. By Channing Pollock. 

The Wonders of the Desert. By Stanley Du Bois.

The Hand of the Society Beauty. By Augusta Prescott.


December 8. “Position of the House of Lords,” “Germans in Southwest Africa,” “Militia and the Volunteers, ” “ President Roosevelt’s Message,” “Reform of the Income-tax,” “Moral Snobbishness,” “Aids to Vision,” “The Pheasant of the Future.” 

December 15. “Prospects of Compromise, ” “ An Imperfect Interdict,” “Reform of the House of Lords, ” “ Transvaal Constitution,” “England and China,” “ The House, the Garden and the Steeple,” “London in December,” “Colonial Athletes.” 

December 22. “Loss of the Education Bill, ” “ German Emperor and the Reichstag,” “Channel Tunnel,” “Coming Struggle in tliQ United States,” “Solicitors’ Accounts,” “Faith of a Scientist,” “Westminster Play,” “Senses of Fish.”

December 29. “Self-Government for India,” “Electoral Reform in “Austria,” “Treatment of Vagrants,” “Principal Rainy,” “New Foe to Commons and Open Spaces,” “The First True Gentleman,” “Local Color,” “The Village Almshouse. ’ ’


There are seven color inserts in the January number of the International Studio, including work by several distinguished artists. The literary contents are as follows:— 

Collection of Mr. Alexander Young III. Some Brabizon Pictures.

Art of the Late Alfred Stevens.

Old Austrio-Hungarian Peasant Furniture.

Recent Designs in Domestic Architecture.

Frank Brangwyn’s New Panel for Royal Exchange.

Modern Stage Mountings in Germany, I.

Art of Shippo Yaki.

Exhibition of National Society of Craftsmen.

Southern California Bungalow.


With its January number, Suburban Life begins its third year and many good things are promised for future numbers. In the January number appear: 

What Suburban Life Means to Me. By John D. Long.

A Canadian Experiment in Suburban Living.

Kitchen Tyranny in the Suburbs. Above the Timber-line.

Artistic Possibilities of the Door. 

Suburban Betterment.

Furnishing the Fire-place.


Southern climes, where summer reigns, naturally take up the attention of writers in the January Travel Magazine.

California’s Challenge. By French Strother.

Desert of Southern California. By Helen L. Gaut.

California’s Buildings, Old and New. By Sarah Comstock.

Winter Bathing in the Pacific. By Susan Colton.

Jamaica, the Garden Island of Our Tropic Seas.

A Calendar of Travel.

A Camping Trip in Snow-laden Woods.

Charm of the Channel Islands.


The Westminster starts the new year well. The contents, though not numerous, are well selected.

The Grand Trunk Railway. By Allan D. Brodie.

Australia To-day. By W. A. S. Shum.

Romance and Beauty of Acadia. By Frank Baird.

The Madonna of the Centuries, By M. L. Fairbairn.

East By West. By Rev. John Maclean.


The January number contains a special article on the art of Mr. Edwin Douglas. Another feature is the continuation of the Chronicles in Cartoon,” which is illustrated by colored drawings by Spy. In addition, there are well-illustrated short stories, an instalment of a serial, some poems, and the following:—

The French Foreign Office. By W. G. Fitzgerald.

Goat Shooting in the Rocky Mountains. By Horace Annesley Vachell.

The Advance North in Darkness. By Anthony Fiala.


With its charming valentine cover by Henry Hutt, the February number of the Companion is a very attractive publication. Several good short stories appear by clever writers.

Club-man versus Club-woman. By Gertrude Atherton.

The Woman of Millions. By Elizabeth Duer.

Comfortable House for a Fifty-foot Lot.

Forcing Bulbs for Easter.


The February number of this magazine contains a large number of interesting articles, as is shown by the list below. Most of them are illustrated.

Portraits of Practical Idealists. David R. Porgan, James T. Harahan, Herbert S. Johnson, Zebulon R. Brockway.

The Military Rehabilitation of China. By Homer Lea.

The Makers of New China. By William Elliot Griffis.

The Conquering Motor Car. By David Beecroft.

The Elevated Railway and Civic Beauty. By Ernest C. Moses.

The Young Man in Politics. By Sherburn Becker.

New China. By Thomas F. Millard. 

The Car Famine in the Northwest. By James Linn Nash.

Remaking the Senate. By F. G. Moorhead.

The Gifts of the Stars. By W. S. Harwood.

Mrs. Eddy From a Christian Science Standpoint. By Clara Louise Burnham.

The Appointment of James Bryce. By Shailer Mathews.

Do Reformatories Reform ?. By Samuel Fallows.

The Rt. Hon. George Houstoun Reid. By Willard French.

The Making of To-morrow.

The Michigan Forestry Convention. By John Ihlder.

The Labor Press. By William Restelle.

Solving the Race Problem in Atlanta. By Annie E. S. Beard.

The Small Holdings in Denmark. By Helen Campbell.

A Machine for Printing and Issuing Railway Tickets.


Some fine half-tone work is to be found in the January number, which contains the following features.

Military Home Colonies and Motor Roads.

William Nicholson, Painter.

Manual Training at Eton.

New System of Wireless Telegraphy.

How the U.S. Faced its Educational Problem.

London Without Workhouses.

Local Government : Some Amusing Anomalies.

Our Half-way House to Panama. Curious Siberian Festival.

Dismissing Unwelcome Callers.

Rapid Transit for Londoners.

Work of the Women’s World.

A Repatriation Problem.

Automobiles of To-day.

Fencing the Coasts of the Empire.

Harnessing Victoria Falls.

Children of the Camera. 

Hand-to-Hand Fight With the Sea.


The January number is devoted to transportation questions and, with its many illustrations, forms a valuable contribution to literature on this subject.

Innocent Investor and the Mining Boom.

Travel by Sea. By Lawrence Perry.

 Interurban Trolley Fliers. By James Glen.

Communication by Wire and Wireless. By A. W. Page.

World’s Great Railroad Enterprises. By C. C. Adams.

Overloads of Railroad Traffic. By C. M. Keys.

New Motors on Railroads.

Harriman I. Making of the Man. By C. M. Keys.


An interesting feature of the January number of this magazine is an article on Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell, of Labrador, and his work, by P. T. McGrath, editor of the Evening Herald, St. John’s, Newfoundland. This, with following list, makes a good number:—

A Young Man’s Point of View. By the editor.

The Young Man in Literature: Mr. Warwick Deeping.

Science and Religion : Sir Oliver Lodge’s Creed. By Coulson Kernahan.

Trapping the Poacher. By H. J. Holmes.

On Kicking a Dog That Isn’t There. By Charles F. Aked.

Dr. John Clifford. By W. Scott-King.

Reminiscences of Dr. Thain Davidson.


December 20. “Modern Occupations for Women,” “Settlement of Disputes Individual and National,” by Judge Brewer.

December 27. “Courtship of Davy Crockett," by Emerson Hough; “Fall of the Barbary Pirates," by Captain Malian.

January 3. “Soldiers of Peace," by Hon. Joseph W. Folk; stories by Hamlin Garland, G. W. Ogden and others.