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. THE SUN, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1912.
LITERARY NEWS, VIEWS AND CRITICISM
BEST AND BIGGEST EVER
!vrr .'.(()!) SnfK of Vpvm'S Co.
Into n Volume Two
IM-PRKS KNTS 1.000 POKTS
Amcrionn Verse Coiisffhitps
AImhM n Third of (lie
fin of the !"fit lnterotnr hodi m-
-'itif","",i'H for this -ion Im tint of the
I'tl com cr'ilnr; n poetry ililtliolnEV.
I'll" IIo"ie Honk of Verne," selected Mid
'Tiingod by llurlnn Krdiort Stevenson
This work In !ici vine; of f.peclal elcscrip
tinn. There lias been no comprehensive cot
Vctlnn of Knells)! nnd Amorl".in vers"
"ttmpted for m.mv yc-irs, evidently
H"oann of th" nppalllnc nnd ever In
crn;tniT sire "f I'm job, but overv one
I colli' III" o!d stvlo rinthntoRiP which
sod to flourish oil pirlor table, htie.
'init)cro'iir vol'i'-iei with a t'vo column,
pritl' nrr.i 'l - ion' or tli" ro'ito'ils
' here i- no doi''t .ilmnl '!: it'"r'dno4 of
it'll !iTN, lull the ri"ii"mlinnri
thoJn it'nvieldv -o'iimi'" In ! vi l-pon ,
unpini t'i wru" of would Ii" com-j
piers- .m l tiiiiiM-'io"" I
Th's ti"-" 'it)' i "' .. vntit.ili'o because I
o" i's r-o'iipli-ton' - in n l"gi" tl'it hi j
lovn" liefn-'o ,'ii'nmptel, js ni i fin
'onlilv it-eful I . tn tml'i'i" gct'in
Mont J, l'o ru,-;i.- of I'l.'Ktor, !ik'i in tl'o
"-dlnirv v-iv of prin'i'i:; would oxtonil
'iirougli i"'i '.I'm volumo of 101 rucex
oirli, are ni inti oin ronvopie-if r-lf I J
volume wld ii ii iiIiivi! f.vo inclipo tli'rt;,'
','nrwnr, th t.t::"4 do not can y donlilo 1
ohiMin. lii' a M''ig!o coliitnn of clear.'
"Sr:e. 117" 'liio ormit'3lv impossible
tin h'"" iri.iovpd I iy cribbing an idei
.'4in p:io"f!op n.li i-otptriiotion, the
,o''c li"in" n-ini" I on India ptpo- which
Tplf'k' i o"v loel-e'
rT!ih i-- I bo 'h'st oollprlion "liic
,ie w"" ,it'.-Mpeil t ) rpnro'o-it current
,wvv. v tr iu'dtid- pocttioiiH fro'ii copv
.'jliiol v.-orli4. I'o'if.iinlii!: over
r"w from ovi- l.fyi noe'.i, i' Iris rtivon
'i"-iil al'pii'io'i to citliTinc topilirr
1 until"!!!!? form r.irmi'N fugitive vcrco
fir vhicli tmbndv knovs wjin'i. to lonl
nnd lt i" t"i't'!ov-"l clo."" rnd ptIi I'iktlvp)
,i;Ct!irl ' f c''''tllu,ltirn, til" prl"lls lpjtr;
.pfouped tot'p'l.or no: onlv ly nir.uiinc'
'Jtijjl nlri I iv -1"ido4 of ni"a:i'nc. wi tint
one po la would pp';i mtur.illy toniccct ,
f)iV no vi I
The' r.-p in r".Pi of lovo l optrv.
lcludi mr.oy u' di-Ui of Hv stili
"o: ;nii .f .-'n !-f-,n pool ,. frotn
,ll t!'" "!i l'i.'il Miin;iTy rlivino to
I iWIM ftC old'"' ' ,l !!. 4fiO p;lo. nf
j r. Mr" v-trv. i-i:'"- of Inn ,irr.ti
30P'n-. I run "iiivl'l fircell fll'il IIU
d.lvlnc ,-':."hin'" d vn to pop i!.ir pp.ro
i'; WV.I i of Vri itio wl loiorinil
ooo.j-v, u -Md,iic van t i.'TP" of " i;il.i'l
Jljil r.id Vr'v." oil. of ivhiili i (Kcii''
"'Ylldf'. "I'.tl'r. I oi' II' .iHiiitr f'.'.ol." inni-r
i oforo ci' oii I', .".nv i lo( 1 K.n. ion p;irrpH
T ro'''! iv" rviul pliiloo;iiii";; po.trv,
picludi'n; "Tl'" IPiK-'Jip.'" of iimiir Kli.iv-!
"'asn ootnpl'.p. p. id n, Mitioii d"votod '
',, tlio toi'tiv i l i ivviirrr.fJcntnlUin; '," '
tiffio of i"tn. ' . ri'ov, r'"Vli ivsd
immor'nli' v. im l-,din.- a o!.v-..iMl cull,.,
' i'-.n of iji rrer liviraw p.nd r.n ni
i'tdi i i.t "i l'l" oTicin.1 r.ll til"'
.'.iuio.i3 iM,o"i . in o-'.or Ianiiii7c4, of
-v-ldol' t r.vni.',' i 'in or arnplnti-iM nn.
ilPU" i 1 Itll' IlilV I f 'M I.OO1' f'lC'l lOI'tlP
ni "Di" In " nnd "Itit.-cnr Vit o "
Air.otiu tin- ci' "' t '"'I ' i'"pr"-"n'pd nro
!tthttli.'W Nrni'ld v uli ."."r.tP'n pormx, '
ill'r.oi Itlii' " wt'ti f ii i n ii piviai. '
, i.lizai't'i l';. r:t lli-wmnc vit'o twpn'"-1
'n'. Roll"! i.ro.Tiiin i-itli forrv-pii;ht.
rtohort ltnrn.1 vi' iIurtv-iMi'ii, Lord
Myron wi h t .vi-iry-fu'ir. 'Iliomao (".111111
tip! wtl, ''i-'ii. I'olp-idr.o with !our-
i"pp. (' ' v, 1 . ''n -ii. Ii dn-t Her- '
rick v 11 '1 l'n.-" Thomas Hood vitli
tni.ntv- v. I,ii''i IIiPi' '.Mtli t"i. Hn
John Re.it i with
ii-milv I'1,..,J M,.. I
wltli iIit-i -i"i" f)i"iin'i Kns.-t!i with !
twenty, I). '". M-cttt with ;,n. Vnltr
iScolt with -t, o.i'een. S'nnl:"-r-' -ire with
oven'o-'ii s'udU v veil t'.-niv-iT, Kwin- 1
burn" with i.ii-i v-twi. Tennvson with,
loity--!'; .'. and Woidworth Willi forlv
four ' I
But of the i'lvcn hundred writers
repro-oi.' "d fivr on-third are Ameri- i
runs 'I h'-re are eleven popjns hv Hn'ant, .
thirtepn I.'. Rni'T'oii. fifteen hy (lild'-r.
nine I"- Iltct Hurt", f-iMei-n by' Holm"',
ihirty-t'ireo lv Loncfollow. fourteen liy ,
Lowell, eleven lv Poo. Iwelvo liy Saxo, 1
tovnn liy WliHinan and twi-lp by White,
Altoneiher there urn 1st livini; American
poet rppropnt"d. amnni; them Iminp
.loiPi.'u'no liisk.i'n H.iron. rlo Ibiies, j
Kathc'ine I,e Hates. Aluy Hrown. Rich
ard Hurtoti. Itlici Ctrman, Mtdion
t'aweiu, .lolin hiic" ( Ip-ney. rinroriep
I'arl" ('otto.-. rtji'ir I 'i-lum. T A Dilv.
M.irsni"! )"lind. W ) llnwi-lls, Wnl.ic I
Irwin. R.iliert I'mlerwuoil .l'.lir-nti. .lov-o
Kilmer. R'ohard 1." iliUmiui". Wiper
I.enrneil, l'.dw:n M irKdi.iui. R S M.iriin,
.Joaquin Miller, Ada Kra'-r Murray. Cil"
Youni I'rii", ,Iiiiip4 Whili-omli Itl"V,
Xmll" Hue'. Clinton Scnll.ird. II itioi
rrc-f-oi.i Spolloril. PtPoo Slerlmir. 1'ditli
M 'l'ii'ini.i4 lli-iir." van Hyk", William
Winter nnd ( K Woodlierry 1
Atnoim i im pri-M-in nay l-.nmiMi pootrt
reprerenieil aro Alfnil AiiMin, Mauric"
Rarinc. ' lletiMin, Au-tlii Dolnon,
I'dmund (!oo. Thom.H Hnrdv, W. Ii.
Henley. A Iv. Ilniisman. Rudyard ICIp
liiKT. Andrew Linn, R V. Luc.in. diinin
1 1 uri 1 1 v- Mi-Cnrlliv. (loori'o Mi-rcdlth,
Allleil N'oVi-s, T ()iilli'-- 'oll'-h, Arthur
Symnri', K.-ilharitio 'lyn.m. William Wat-f-nn,
Oscar Villi- ami William Hutlur
o,'its Vi-rv few of tin-so names havo
rver appeared In .inv cnllectlfin of vprs"
M.itn of tin. I'.iiiiniis piu-nis included nn
verv (i.ii; i i II to find, Lionel .lohnson's
"Ode In Ireland" not oven ln'ini; contniiii-d
i the LiliiMiy of ( '. nures.
HOUSEWIFE AND AUTHOR.
lloir Mr'. Miirtnrel In Til I He Mlrr
iinles 'I'no (Ipenpnllons,
Mis Marg'treti.t T-iitle, author of "Ills
Worldlv liiiods." Is mi" woman touching
on public life who hts msnngrd to lnolt
after ln r liuiic-tl'' tub tests ns wdl In
nddllloii In bet work ns novelist, short
Mnry wilbr and special wilier she super
Intends hrr lirg'' boini', which Is located
In a Cliielunatl nubiiih
Mis. Tultle Insprets her Icebo-c everv
morning afli r lueakf.isl and make' up her
own menus for tin- dn' meals She dec
her own iliniisliig ami mdeilng nf food
nnd will not t;o one (ienn, bev.nid her
werkh allow im-e. Inning wlnie he c-t.
the lie'l (piallH for the best pt'i-l' ie
knows how m cook and personally sii.er
vises her m.il'N so that thetn will be nn
Kite has two ilauchiers. I'tllieilne ami
Maigat'lta, in nnd I- -.i-.iis nil n-.p, .
lively! Till llli In trililed t. lie
I mil" gonil brnivi ei. . i 1,1; to
'. e It Is nl,ii. the bitu t I
rhnol that III" lai molhei turns a iilioi
And she never amagca less than I. Dim
worda a day.
HOME UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.
Tln Hull dil Ton Vnlnnir In hr
1 I'orty-nl Alrrnily PnlilUhril.
j TIlP MnllM III" ItllillllR tPtl Volumes to
the Intuit- unlM-islty lllirnry. Tlieip new
iiiliiuiiH lirlim I tin total of II1I4 mTlrp of
' tn w 'ill (Hit lunKx up In flfty.sk, In the
1 new Kiiuip iniinv niilvcit'liy priifennup of
1 note mi' i' iii M'liti il
I'liifs. TiPtil nnd lirsMne of Colunihla
rilv- a rilllr.ll laMuli of "The Hrrut
W lifts of Atll"lril" ftom WllKhlllEtOll
livlius to Maift Twain, Prof. I'harles Me
l.iin AihIk-wh of Yale i-oveis "The t'ololi
lal I'i-iIihI'' In Aniei h-au hlotoiy. Prof.
.1. V. Clii-cnt, V. It. K. of (IIiik.jiiw U11I
xrm!t ilr-Hirllie "TIlP MaklliK of the
':.nth": ! II. Moore of Catnliililp. tlnl
veiMI illrnse-t the piohleiiiH of "IJthU'V
I'tof It. V. ttaruii of Yule aiimni.irlitr
rmiHtim lively the icmiltK of ninilcrn cilll-i-al
nueiti-h lth ii-bhiiI to "The Miiklnc
of tin- N'-u' TVMiitm-nt." while the pro
fpnr of elr'li kill "imliie'-rlni; at Hit
lullildiuiii t'iilvprilty. li l!lslii-it Kapp,
tieats of "i;h"i'tililty" In llieni' ami prac
tire Tlie new croup provlile two volume'
hy non.iriifesHlonal autlinm -John It
Spe.-ii F. initlior of "The 1 1 Htm y of Our
Nnvv," r recounts the history of nea
1 raft ntut fra nitvcntuies In "Master
Glrr Gurt! fc.rdL Aup-uotti Post
to-Aii-fhora o"Tit CxTt Avi.t.ior
BoolV TlyL-np 1oofhr.
Mariner'." and Mrs Cielcliton. widow of
Ulshop O.ightoii and herself well known
fur In-. "History of nnnlmd" nnd "Life of
It.'ilelKh." ti,ice. the rise and development
of "Mltslons' and thrlr pien-nt wnilt and
T-vo profes'ois complete the ten vol
mil' -- I'tof S. J. C'l.tpman ieia'.cs the
thf.ritip cro.ui'l of "''iliile.il Ri-'nomy"
and I'tof A Ki'.tn, M I. contributes a
volume on ".Man : A History of the Human
THE NEW IRISH AUTHOR.
!. . nirmliiutiam Is Ilrntlr n
I'rrni-iirr in I lie (irecn Isle. j
n A Hlrmlnt-'i ii-i the ih noirhst
v.'li'ii- Iior.ks hive lit.lv bei'i galuliic a
wlib- populi-ltv In Hits i-ountry. Is In
leallty the Itrv .I in'e4 1 . ll.in-i.iy and he
!lcs I11 an out of the way miner of lie
l'Miil wh'-re th people as prim live as
o-n- could wish fo- In any touiaoi
Mr. ll.uin.iv h until lately been stn-
t'nned In Piimii. hi. ! remote parish, .
where he U oil "ltd V wife ami '-billrin
In the ,mtiet of 1iNi1.kimot1.lt), a
"hr-ier of uoo.l .-mil a .li.iw.r of water" 1
In the Intervals bf.tneip nan.clial 1
'titles ami his litetnrv woik (list
llteinry woil was 11 p. iirtinlliii; and some
What Elnomy S'ltlle on llNIl COtll!'!lon '
file I iltu; pot." TliN and
Hi- tloe- succrdlm: l ooks b. the
strain ujnile him many enemies In bis
nall.. coiinity. He was nttack-I with
sret liliierue's and at oii t'me win
thienteiied with pro-nl i ionm-e This
feellmr, Imweve-. b KiridunPv dlrd out
II vnt at l'l. sugp.'stlnn "f two I'ttle
c!il fi'end lh-it he vote his )i-st well
known novel, "Xp.inlrh 'Jol-t " 11 . -,orl;
Is i'h:nn !ei., d, as u the ma'i hi v. if,
I'v a houwnit, liiihhlliis humor vh! -h h.ii
now ma- Ifrstid I's. lf half a dnsen
AUTHOR OF "REBECCA" ABROAD.
Kntt Ditncln-. IcrIii riu
njM-nlnK In nnulnnd.
Anmng the prominent people who nt.
t'Ml"d th" London opening of "Rebecca I rent- hi literal) t r.dencle", for he Is the
nt Niinn-.hrnok I'tim" were Mine, dc I n of the Lite and well known Irish his
N.iv.uto i Miry Ai.d.-rnn), Mr nnd Mrs tnrlm. Justin McCarthy He was born In
I'ii li' s-lt'ibertson. Mr and Mis. Paver-1 liel n.d and iccelved his education at L'nl-sl-ai-i
and Miss Rll'-n Terr) The author, i ci-ltv Collvje School nnd at University
Kit- Douglas Wlgglti, was Mine, de College
.Snaring truest both in l.er box at the i
t'.e itte and at supper nfter the play j
im r enieriainments lor Mr. Wlggln '
during her English visit Included week j
end parties nt the country hmne of sv- .
rial nf hnr friend?, th rorhr-Ituhpr! nnd.
Lady Gilbert, Lady Mai Mlllnn and Mrs
liieiintd I.oiinsburv of New York, who Is ,
oieupMng the plciure"iie lllshop's Farm
ut Windsor. ;
Dining the four days of the Irish laces
and hotse show Ml'. Wlggln was guest
nt a hoiie party ent'italnril by Loi.l and I
.a.n A ,erdeen at the lce-Itegal Lodge j
WOMEN AS NOVELISTS.
I.ncn' Unlet on Snlnrnl Anlltnile ,
for Mnry Telllnit.
Froi the l.nnrinn Slanilnrrl
Mrs St I.eger llnrrf'on, known to the
novel rending norhl us I.iii.i' Mnlet, author,
nmiing other books, of "The dateless flar
tier.'' IINtorv of Mr IMehtrd I'nlmady"
Mini "The 1'nr llorlon," Im' sent us the
fnllnelng etprer,lnn nf her views on the
iniestlon of woman's position n a writer of
"I hesltn'e to generall'e reoprctlng the
ill'iilillitles under whi' h a feinlnlne novi-INt
labors, or Imagines herself, or U Imagined
by men, to labor I will only sai thai when
I began writing fl-ilon, nbniii thirty year
ago, I had very inlid reasons for adopting
a ina'i ullnn nntn dn guerre doubt If
these teiisons hold good still, slni n the
position of a wonnti who does nrll'tle or
iitln-i work lias gri'.'itlv changed In the
Interval and for the belter
" to I he critic It is well to remember
that pi-rsons of a certain order of mind nrp
Inwirlnblv eiaspernted by the spectacle of
inleiii, ami more parilciilirlj' of talent which
enunmind' a fair market Hut their ei
nsperatlon so (ilnrti able In the utterances
"f I'ligll.-h ei Itles i iinforlunnlelv lomrnnu
tn both seies Cittles of n more generous
tin turf i are verv little, I think, whether n
book Ix written by n inn 11 or by a.woinan If
H l in Itself n witty, nuthfulnr lienutlful
piece nf work
" Is lo nlipther women pne the greater
naliirnl nptlttnln for writing flellnn, I own
1 am of opinion that the gift of slory telling
or, to pin It more gr.o efiillv, of 'ilrp.tmlng
line,' N a thing wholly apart from ami
Independent of sei 'I he born teller of
Mullet sei-4 Itfeana mail seesll whenwritlng
ol men, as a woman sees It when writing
of woun-n, as a child sees II when writing of
i blldten "
Itiillmiy Stnllun Mhriirr.
I' mm rie Lnnrlim ( Arnniir.
Iii th" refn-ehini-nl room of a Suseei rill
way si.iiion the tiiivp'ii'i- mnv sen u small
lii'll of liimks If he Is siillh'li-nlly curious
u. .. i h.t mil iliseoM-r limn a willteti
l-i.i-l thai lite booi.s am Urn property of1
th- wear of tlm town who plain, iheni at
ii diiposal of anj', pas.ngcr who likes to
.Mil a volljlllii lll,iV
i"lne thai Im shall u I
Vlavn uu lili ictuiul
X ) J
V. the only condition
turn Ihn volume to its I
ui u tu in vivur.
IF YOU'RE FOND OF MUSIC.
A Nrtr 1,11 of Honk Dentin Wllh
Thrtl Rrnnrh nf Art.
The S'rrlhner hnc I'liifd n new
tiiiiKlrnl llletiiturp list. Amon works
itenlliiR In a Koncrnl wny with the whnlo
1 ciiiijiM-t nrp ttiOHo of .lames lluneker,
ll. II. Krelililrl, ltemy T. Kliifk ntid l-M.
'wind Il( kltiKon. Hi more special lines
I there ute book dralltiK with dramatic
tnUFlc, orchestral music, the music of the
, piano and 01 (tan, sacird music, the muilc
Iof MiltiKcd InptruinrntH and vocal music.
This list will In- sent fic-o nf charco to
nliy onu lefjuestlin; It,
The fame limine has also brouBht out
a new Issue In Improved binding of "The
Clrpat Musicians Kerlps," which for snmn
years lias been out of pi Int. This Is
collertlnn of bloRraphles of the Rrentest
comp'iseis In concise form, each volume
havlnc been prepared by special experts.
It Is edited by I'rancH llurffcr. who wis
for 11 number of years music critic of the
I.on'lnn 7'liir.t mill iii-i-ttnlerl n verv r.
' uttmivlliln l.r.ulll.it, l.n 1-n1lul.
muMic w-lti-is, beiiiK a special authority
on Wiikiht ami till music.
ThrH" useful books describe the lives
ami criticise the masterpieces of the noted
composers In a very satisfying way, con
veying Just such Information as Is most
Yit 0lcnr Hamm on ct Curtiu
irnllhe.1 n.,H Kj.llaf.li,,- f. .Ir.lr nt tl
,;..1 , .i' .... .T . .7. i ... . . , . . i . ",v"
s maKllls liseil Illilll- .lll'l more ICIl
iii.jiig the olumes no.v iady In the,
eiloK Hie the following: "Life and Work'
of I!."tho-. n 1 by 11 A. I'udall. "Life and
Work of Hand. 1" h Mrs. .lull m Mai-
r.v w T- mi- -i I if V -.I ,i "w. w, of
,. ' ,"a r. l.. ,'if' .' . r' f,
Wml:. nf Wagnei" b K Huetfr, am!
son of justin McCarthy.
.lii'tln llnnll) Inherits III' Literary i
Sl.lll lomr nt Ills Work.
.tuitln Huntly McCarthy, whose latest
I histori-al Kimaiice. "A Health I'nto His
Ma!st.." ha' Jus' been puhllshod. In
I lis nominal occupation became Journal
l n jmhI nt the snine time he did n gre4t
deal of travelling, visiting Egypt, the Holy
Land ami the United States. In 1881 Mr.
Mi '"arthy began his liter arv oircer mid
hi nrr t tin I tlmn f hum. written mmif
imnrN. tKinslatl'nus and nlavs. Among
tl.e better known novels :tie "The lllus-
tilnus O'Hagan." "The Gorgeoii' Horgla,"
"The God of Loie" and '"The King Oxer
Mr. McCarthy has nlo written several
historical winks on Ireland. Gladstone's
d,nlnl"tratnn In England, the Piench
Iteiolutlon and a "Short History of th
jl nltnl states He Is very well known
In th- field of drama ns the author of such
iplas of assured popu.u.it
ns "If Were
King" and "The OTIynn
Mr. McCarthy married Miss Cecilia I .of.
tns In 1S9I. This marriage was dissolved
In America In 1?0 and be married again, I
this time the daughter of the late H. Ktl
llch of Htidapest
THE REAL KENNETH H. WAYNE.
n. Carlisle- llorroireil Grand
father's Nome mm Pseudonym.
Kenneth I! Wayne. whne bonk "Hulld-1
hie the Young Man" has Just been pub-
llshed liy McClurg. Is a name borrowed
from his grandfather by the author,
whose name In real life Is C B. Carlisle.
This Is not the lit nt time Mr Cnrllsle
h.i gone under an alias, At the outbreak
of the civil war, wlimi he had Just com
pleted a theological course, ho In spite of
th opposition of friends Joined the Union
army under an assumed name and served
Following the war he went Into news
paper work, was nssoclate editor of the
Oreoonloii, served as secretarv of the
State Hoard of Immigration nnd then en
tered the Congregntlonnl pastorate. He
nun sent as chaplain tn Cuba by Presl
dent McKlnley nnd afterward to the
Philippines In charge of the Helen Gould
library tents and other gifts for the sol
Upon his return tn the United States
Mr 'arllHle resumed the work nf the inln-
trtry together with an active patt In pub-
I H' affairs,
AUTHOR WORKS HIS PASSAGE.
Knlph Durniid In SeeU Local Color
In Trip nefore Mnal,
Ilalph Durnml, the English author, In
order tn get the local color he requires for
his iievt novel, has gone to Archangel, In
III White Sea, from where ho Intend' to
work his pn.sage back to England In a
He Inn already earnrd an ordinary sea
1,11111 " discharge certlllcate, and he hnps,
,n llim' ,n" lurl ,1H,'t wl,1 park lc,
!" u''l''l' If his main' object In Mng
i '" l"" Arctic, riie foithcotnlng iiqu, I as
uni .nr. uurano'H "John Ttmph " will
deVil with historical adventure IMsTIism
JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY WEEK
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OCTOBER 7TH. BEGINNING ON THAT DAY WE
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OF HIS FAME WITH SPECIAL DISPLAYS OF HIS
WORKS AND MANY FEATURES OF GENERAL
INTEREST. YOU ARE CORDIALY INVITED TO
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AUTHORS AND THEIR WORK.
To cover the entire ground of English
legal history In 150,000 words Is n feat
that Edward Jcnk". a London barrister
and legal wilter, has accomplished. Mis
book, "A -Short History of Rngllsh Law,"
frotn the earliest times to 1911, will be
published simultaneously In a single vol
ume In this country by Little, rtrown ft
Co. Mr. Jenks has dedicated his work
to Oliver Wendell Holmes, "Associate Jus
tice of the Supreme Court.
Irving Ilachellcr wrote a large part of
hl latest book, "Charge It" at his camp
ln the Adliondacks, The original draft
I was made In a blank book such ns child
ren usp for school compositions. An old
I woodsman who works f.round the camp
was recently heatd bragging to another
j woodsman about how easily his "boss"
. makes money.
"He pays ten cents for a nice, clean
! book," he said, "an1 then he sets In a
rockln chair three, four bonis n day for
a couple of months, mussln' It all up with
hnndwrltln'. nn' then he sells It fer a
million dollars. Dogged If I wouldn't like
to get on to how he does It."
Ktlr Hardle. whoellt to this country
Is r.ttrnctlng such attention, Is a student
of social and political conditions, who has
Investigated at first hand Industrial prob
lem' In many other lands. The result of
his travel through India five years ago he
embodied In n volums entltld "India: Im
pression" and Suggestions," published by
II. W. Huebsch.
"Dam Cuitey," autl.or of many hooks
of general aid to the housekeeper. In
cluding "Dame Curtsev's Party Pastimes
for the Up-to-Date Hostess." t, tn ral
life. Kllye Howell Glover. staff contribu
tor to the Chicago 7?reor't fr-)M and to
the pfrren'loiinl Prej tl'irecti, She was
horn In Ohio, spent h"r early childhood
In Michigan, was educated In the Smith.
and mad" a special st'Juv of music under
Alfredo Itnrlll, from whom he received
1 her teacher's certificate. Rut she soon
found the pen more to her liking than
I teaching music.
.Te'sle Ronstelle. who secured from tfe
LouNn M. Alcott estate the Mage rights
1 to "Little Women." and Marian dc For
1 'st. who made the drnmattisatlon. have
b"en tn Concord. Mass.. g.ithe-tr.g frnm
the Alcott homestend there rrllc which
n"''" ra oi i.ie
will be used lii the production of the
r"hcomlng New i ork oren!n: of tr
...... William A Hradv's nhtlM'i..
Leslie W. Quirk, author of the nw
foo'hall story. "The Fourth Down." Is
prolonging hi' vacation tn M.idNon. Wis
,0 local "'ccedlng book
"udvlng the beginning of another ve.tr
j at the University of WNcon'I'i. Mr yulrk
nuntation maiks about the name.
Rosan-.ond Napier, whose latet book.
I "T".:nste," has Just been Issued, began
her Uterarv career with a volume nf
poetry p'ibl'.'hed when she was onlv slx-
i teen She w.tnt'il to be a prnfslotiat
I'lnger. hut a protracted Mine's Interfered.
However It was through this Illness
eeen years confined to her hed that sh
began writing and wrote several coninlete
beoks Her book' are characterized bv
a buoyant optimism and a spirit of out
Gilbert Frankau, author of the whims!-
ral satire In ver'e, "Jack : One of
Us," Is a very young mn. In the early
twenties, nnd I' the son of the well known
novelist i- ranK utnny. in Truth his up.
P'arance Is thus described : "I dined with
rnn to rn't th youthful aullior of 'Or
of Us.' It I' good to know he do' not
'ar hl hair long and that he Is adopt-'
'" a modest demeanor preeminent be.
coming In conjunction with a dress coat
of the latest fashion, old enamel lnitlon, present campaign, Emll Seldel, a bit
tn a whit rep waistcoat and an Immacii- J prejudiced probably, declares It to be bet
late shlrtfront of the stlffest complexion, ter than the "Marselllal'e."
He was sitting nt the feet of William
Nicholson and showed some kindliness nf
ill'posltlnn In not condemning the patriot-
ism or il t.. ivll.. He devoted no few
! 'n1""1" 1 m'ntlonlng his admiration of
the works of Arnold Hennett.'
r Wolcott Stoddard ("Dolomite"!, a
resident of th Austrian Tvrol, who well
known to manv American vlsltots, has he was pioneer maker. He has been i-n-made
a study of the life, legend nod sport teilalned by Generals and diplomats n
or mat picturesque cnuntiy, nml has writ-
Ten a hnn f "Trnmn. Thr.inwH T....t " T l, 1
tie, Riown & Co. will puhllsh It In this
It was Mis' Elizabeth J. Mauser who
heads the woman suffrage movement In
Ohio, who helped gnthed the material for
the late Tom L. Johnon'' autobiography,
ftnry" and cooperated In It' p-epara-
,nn' iinuser was so engio-!ed
I 'wrm cuuriiKe campaign in unm
that she wrote to a friend that she was
unaware that she had worn h'r hat hlr.d
r'de before for two month' urtl! her mil
liner called her attention to the fact.
E. O. Somrvllle and Martin rtnss, the
By RICHARD DEHAN. Author ol "One Braver Thing,"
"A truly great novel. . 7 If she never writes
another line 'Between Two Thieves' will stamp her
as one of the great novelists. If Carlyle had novelized
'The French Revolution' he would have written some
thing very similar to 'Between Two Thieves.' "
Tlir Springfield Cninn (Mass.).
SI.40 ml: tl.il poilpati
H. C. F. Koch & Co.
Tits Otborn Shop
Rohde & Hatklns Co.
The Sherwood Co.
Simpson Crawford Co.
co-authori of several stories of Irish life,
are cousins and live In Sklbbereen, County
Cork. Miss 8omer llle studied art In Paris,
hss exhibited "oils" In London and Dub
lin, and has done considerable Illustrat
ing In black nnd white nnd colors. With
her cousin. "Mai (In Hoss," who Is Miss
Violet Martin, she has written many books
and magazine arltcles. Resides being; a
member of n.veral art clubs, she was for
live years Master of the West Carherv
Foxhound. Roth cousins are fond o'f
horses and dogs.
Lacy Colilson-Morely, author of "Modern
Italian Literature," was the late Marlon
Crawford's private secretary and had un
umal opportunity tn familiarize himself
with the subject of his forthcoming book.
He deals comprehensively with the litera
ture of the eighteenth and nineteenth cen
turies, and gives a critical estimate of re
cent aItHllan writers.
Carroll Watson Rankin, who In prlrste
life Is Mrs. Ernest Rankin. Is now at hnr
home In Marquette, Mich., and writes that
hnr local audience likes "Castawavs of
Petn's Patch" best of her stories, probablr
because Pete's Patch Is a local spot and
beloved of fishermen In that vlclnltv. Its
real name, however. Is "Little Garlic."
Also there was a real little cottage that
suggested Mrs. Rankin's "Dandelion Cot
tsire" to her. but It has recently been re
built, so would not be recognised from Its
description In the book.
Kllssbeth Jordan, whose new book,
"May Iversnn Tackles Life." Is Just out.
wss born In Milwaukee and was rradu
atd from Notre Dame Convent there,
which Is In part pictured In the tory of
May lverson. Miss Jordan, after consid
erable Journall-tlc and edltotl.tt experl
nce. bee, me editor of Harpr't Bmar In
ls9. She Is the author of four previous
volurr.es of Action.
Mary Hastings Bradley Is, tn Califor
nia, where sh Is busily working on a new
r.oiel, The Appletons report that her l4t
et novel. "The Pavo- of Kings." which
centres about !h unfortunate Anne Bo
leyn. has Just gone Intr- another edition.
Francis Perry Elliott, author of "Trj
Gift of Ahou Hassan." Is of old Southern
ftmlly sr.d Independent patrimony and In
herits Mi litenry skill from his fith-.
Mr. LUIjU now makes his pe:rni.',ent
hnnie In Nashville. Tenn.. al'.ho'jg'.i m'ju'i
f his life hss been spent In New York.
hi he for a time engaged Ir. m.g-
It Is a curious fact that some of the
most eue-essful romantic novel of recent
vesr have been written bv verv young
women. licrth.t P.unk:' "The Helmet of
Nnvarre." which, after a serial putifc4
ti"n In the Onfurj .Un'irb'e had a phe
nomenal tale, was written before Mln
rt'inkle wti 51. Mlsi Marlorle llowen.
autho- of "lyer of Milan." Is also
erv oung. Hiss Marlon Polk Anellnttl.
author of 'The Hurgundlan," Is only ii
.. esr of age. and her first romantic novel
niip.-e.red before she was 51.
Dr. James u. Mumford. whose book. "A
Doctor's Table Talk," will be published In
this country by Houghton Mlfllln Com
pany and In England by Constable and
Company, Ltd., was recently appointed
Physlclan-ln-chlef to the Clifton Sant
tirlum nnd Hospital at Clifton Spilngs,
Dr. William Elliot Grlffls. author of
"Ilelglum. the Land of Art," announced
1 ''' Houghton Mifflin Company, has ar
' ranged an extensile lecture course Includ-
m- win loreign ana American suBjects.
( Ofuin Ciam Cook, nlios novel. 'Tho
Chasm." wns one of last year's successful
hook. Is the author nf the "IlaUle Hymn
I or the norkers, which Is being sung at
I ,n" '"dallst mass me'tlngs during the
; -'ust nt the time he Is appearing as an
author at home, with the publication of
in "inirllss AvlHtlou Hook," Glenn H
Curtlss Is spreading (he ttlumph of Amer
lean aeroplanes through Europe. He has
bren showing the military authorities of
Itussla, Germany and otheis of the Powers
how to run the h.wlroaeroplane, of which
n.ur a dozen Lutppean capitals,
Elizabeth NefT, author of "Mlsa Wealthy
Deputy Sheriff," lives peacefully In an old
gray cottage of many porches on an Ohio
hilltop overlooking the curving valley of
the Chagrin fllver. There are about fuity
acres of hill and glen alwut the house
which are covered with forest nnd fur
nish the wood for her fireplace without
making her cut a tree Thete she lln-s
most of the yenr among the feins and
squirrels and the country folk of whom
she writes In ".Miss Wealthy."
While It Is doubtless very poetic tn flash
messages hy cable under the foaming sea,
poeliy seldom gets a chanco to get Its
s In the hollow of her hand a beautiful widow holdi her hus-
s band's family wealthy and fashionable New Yorker. And
she holds, toe, the fate of i charming tirl one of those lor f
Z able heroines that the author of "Graustark" knows how to E
2 draw so well and a big, confident, irreiittibpattractirehero. s
s For a year or more the slender, white hand of the tasdnating 5
widow holds the strings of their tires. And we Tenture to 5
E predict that thousands of absorbed and enthusiastic readers 5
S likewise are going to be held in "The Hollow of Her Hand."
By GEORGE BARR McCUTCHEON f
1 "GRAUSTARK," "TRUXTON KING," Etc.
Publishers DODD, MEAD & COMPANY New York
E s. 5
own In that manner. Except for a poem
by Kipling and one by William Watson
none have been so honored until Alfred
Noyes's "The Origin of Life'' came across
the other day.
Alfred Noycs, who Is 22 years old this
month, has been prominent already for a
decade. He Is a son-in-law of the late
Col. H. G. Daniels, U. S. A., whose daugh
ter. Miss Garnett Daniels, he married In
During the coming winter Prof. P.udolph
Lucken will lecture In the United States
in Cerman on "The Lending Ideas of the
Present Day." In theso lectures he will
to a larte extent cover the same ground
as In the "Main Currents of Modern
Thought," Just published by the Scrlbncrs.
"Alh'rt Fdw.irdf." the author of "A
Man's World," Just published by the Mac
mlllaii!. Is a pen name. The Identity of
the author Is known to many In New
lork ami throughout the country, it ml
outside of these there Is a pretty general
belief that he Is .1 peron high up In'soclal
cr philanthropic work.
Harry King Tootle, author of "The
Diushter of Duvld Kerr." Just published
by McClurgs and tagged with an npt ik
scilpthe phrase pertaining to standing at
Armaeeddon. belongs to a prominent Ml
sourl f-irnllv nf bankers although that ha'
not prevented him from wilting a "con
fession of faith" story. The hero of Ins
noiel I' a newspaper man, as Is Mr. Tootle
hlmelf, halng worked on papeis In Kan
ms Clt, St. Paul and Baltimore.
Agnes C. Laut, one of the most Inde
fatigable travellers among literary women
of the day, writes that she has Joined the
rank' of the farmers and I' creating an
estate at Mount Itlga, The property
which she I' developing consists of some
0i acres. Miss Laut is now busy erect
ing fences and barns nnd stables and ten
ant houses on her farm, but when she
sets them finished she plans to return to
the N.iv.ijo desert to work on a new
M. W. Loralne. whose "The Lucky
Chance," Small, Mnynard and Company
have Just brought out. Is probably the first
.Arizona numor 10 ne "published since the
, one time "Sagebrush Territory" became
The first novel to be written about Dub-
t un naa Dcen nnnounced by Small, Mnv.
nard and Company and Is the work of
I James Stephens, n nnel jnrl a lenai.,..
urp In the new Irish lltctaiy movement.
Thi3 Is also Mr. Stephens's first novel.
Hubert Alexander Wnsson. whose new
bonk. "Filar Tuck." Is In the same vein as
his "Happy Hawkins," lias been spending
the summer with his family at Oir's Js.
and on the Maine coast.
Louise Closser Hale Is being kept busy
deinlnc that hep recently published "Her
Soul nnd Hody" Is nuloblogrnphlc.il,
Sale of Standard Sets.
The Brunswjck Bool: Company, Fifth Avenue at Forty-fifth
blrcct, bcrf to announce an important sale of 'handsomely bound
sets, of Standard Authors, in genuine morocco, calf and levant
These sets arc not to be confused with the ordinarv chenr
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art. This sale also comprises a large assortment of single volumes
that were bound, to order, by Eurocc's greatest binders, such r-,
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Jane Austen, 10 volumes, 1 !
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Neil Gwyn, I volume, 4 Mo
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PrlettUOntt. Poilitt lie. tilt a
even though written In autobiographical
! form. "It Is Impossible for my friends tn
credit me with the least bit of Imaglni
tlon," she complained recently. "The only
one of the charactcis that I have evolud
out of my consciousness which Is not w
mltted to be me Is a perfictly mild woman
who loved her husband and to whom noth
ing happened. Of course that itally
was I !"
Gen. Homer Lea. author of "The Valor
of Ignorance" nnd "The Day of llf
Saxon." who several months hko ii-tuir .1
to his home In California luolten In hculia
from hi.! active work In the Chlneii- n -lutlon.
may oon ictuin to (.'bin.-. H
has now partly recovered the use of his
legs, but his arm els still paralize.l I i
he keeping In close touch with 'he af
fairs of th" new republic through I).- -'-.in
l.it-en, who Is one of bis cli e trie-u .
and Is planning to get li.u k to Hi. s." ne
of acthlty as soon as pctblbh
Wvndham Maityu. author of "All ih
World to Nothing," a September noiel
that went Into Its second printing bcf e
puailcatlon, Is riportid at work or.
other book at his temporary Cape i
I William Ditia Drciltt, whos- n,"i- tin- I
. "The Moth" hts Ju.t been Issued, 1 In
' tetestcd In the study of Illumination It
I was ome of the treasures of this art
. which l-.e saw In the Lautentlan and the
llhraty at Florence that Inspired him to
conceive the plot of his novel "The Spell "
He has pursued special Investigations
along these lines In the European libraries
and monasteries, and lesults nie reflected
In some of the special work he haji done
for the University Press In Cambridge.
i That. a prophet Is not always without
honor In his own country Is evidenced by
the fact that a bust of the poet Madison
Caweln Is to be placed In the public li
brary of his home town. Louisville. A new
j volume of his poems has Just been an-
aouncea uy small, .Maynara & Co, for fall
Stewart Edward JVhtte, whose latest Is
a fantastic mystery story, "The Sign at
Six," lives In California, nnd It In said
! that whenever the Idea for a story coms
in ins mina ue nt onco packs up Ills Ktl
nnrt betakes himself to the solitude of the
mountains. Here he works out the entire
plot and does not return home until sev.
eral chapters have been wilttrn. Hy that
time he knows he. has a safe start and
will be able to finish the book wherever
he may happen to be.
A new story Is told at the expense of
Jnme Oppcnhelni. whose new novel "Tho
Olympian" contains a chapter far ftom
.complimentary to Pittsburg, r.ecently.
when In thit city, he attended n dlnnei
'and much to his dismay for he Is knoi"
j for his fear of public speaking was called
upon to speak. Mr. Oppenhelm. In a M it"
of near-coma, found himself upon Id' fe
and without an Idea In his head, an
I launched Into a fevered eulogy of th city
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R. L. Stevenson, 10 volumcj,
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Charles Kincslcy, 7 volumes,
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Scott's Waverley Novels, 2J
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