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TH SUN, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1912.
LITERARY NEWS, VIEWS AND CRITICISM
READERS NOT SO EN
ABOUT NEW YORK LIFE
a hundred other must put I tiasliim of Htrihur, he
In the pie. In thn second I Hoard of Trade of KnKlaiid back In
n't have, desirable aimocla- '"! Warne a "first class clerk' In 18.4.
One IMililishcr Toltl
llcneh, and Sent Hint
A 00n IDKA IIKJKCTKD
IM.-i.vh for .Me." Says
th or, and (Jives His
ft novel yon write It
a play atwut i
their rlnsem I
nlnce. von don
tion. When yon writo novel yon
deal with gentlemen and are treated
as one, and when you have once drawn
up a contract you know what you ran
IiauIc upon; hut when you've drawn up
a contract about n play your trouble1
are just begun; those fellow seem to
think that contracts are made I unt to lie
Hfpilrmi-d out of and principally amuw
theinevet by trying to 'do' one another
and any one else they can,
"Third and last, but not least, there's
morn monoy in novel writinn once you
make u 'so,' I lieliefe. When a novelist
proxen himself, and wins a public his
worritw lire (tenerally over; but a play
wrinlit ran write successes for ten years
and then starve to death. Novel writing
has trnaterl me pretty well, so I think I'll
hticlc to novel writing"
And the visitor, looking around that
Miiacious mid luxuriously furnished house
(house, Dla-se. and on a most extensive
street) that the author calls home could
well comprehend the logic of his remarks.
but when you wrUelattrndlni: scliooi in uermany at me uyrn-
Despite the tenor of much of the talk
wo hear nowaday?, there is one author
who maintains thnt there is not n whole
sale demand for stories of New York lifo
at the oxpenso of all other sorts. This
author is hex lleacli, and he speaks with
authority, having just had a scheme for
a Now York story turned down by n
leading rn.lga7.ine winch had asked him
to writo a serial.
lt's a corking good idea," said Mr.
"Yes." admitted the editor. "But thorn
is too much of that New York stulT on tho
market nowadays. What wo want Is llvo
stories of the oien; vim and go and action.
but plenty of t,p.ice and air. Folks are!
not nearly so nnxious to read of New York
Ufa as U popularly imagined. Your !
schemo's nil right, for that kind of a Charles H. Brock, who has Illustrated
scheme; hut. ran It. hmi! irivn us iinntlW I "e new Holiday edition of JefTery Far
AUTHORS AND THEIR WORK.
Ktnlle Ucuitrnux, author ?f "Selene" and
ftellRlon In Contempouiry Philosophy"
and "HIMoiIchI Studies In Philosophy."
has been elected a member of the Trench
UoRcr Pocook, whose latent noel of
adventure, "A Man In tin Open." Is on
the fall list, wrote his first volume of fic
tion several years ano while confined In
Althoush "The Sign at Six" ! a por
trayal of New York city life, the author,
ftewait Edward White. Is a Callfornlan.
unci mint of the book was written while
Mr White was enmpltic; In the mountain.
He did nut retire from finance till 1901.
Mr. Doliaon Is publishing through fltoket
this autumn "At Trior Park and Other
Puiiers,'' a new volume of essays In which
fjinous eighteenth century figures aru
Hat old AMrnrath wrote part of "The
Palate of Honeymoons" while vIsltliiR at
Uitee Oomn and flnlsheil It at his 'home In
Hyracue, N, V
That friendly relations really can ex
ist these dus between authors and pub
lisher Is proved by the follow-In dedica
tion by Itk'huid ! a.illlenne In his te
centl.v published hook, "The Maker of
Italnbows"! "That this voluint- shall be
entirely In keepltiu with Its falty tale con
tents, t dedicate It to my Hood friends. Its
pulillfhcis. Hanier & Hiothers, In remem
brance of kindly relations between them
and Its writer seldom found nut of a fairy
8o Mr. Becich "canned" it and evolved
another nnd moro acceptable plan which
he is now working out. This time he
Hoee back to tho big Northwest, which ho
was one of the first to introduce and ki
ularize. Thy story will centre alwut the
commercializing of the big district nnd the
opening of a railroad.
"Thot's the way 1 generally work."
mid Mr. Beach the other day. "I get a
business idea of some sort, n big or mo
mentous business undertaking, and then
weave a romance around it. Tho Panama
etory in 'Tho Ne'er Do Well' was a good
opportunity, and there have been a kit
of such stone in the Northwest lieeicles
'those I've used in 'Tho Silver Horde'
and 'The Barrier' and this new liook.
There's. probably less of tho business
fdea in my new book, 'The Net,' than in
moet of them. But I had had that ictcn for
a long time and it liad sufficient ititorejt
A of another turn to make it worth white."
"That Mafia gang or Black Hand or
whatever you want to call them. For a
, long time I've been impressed wrth the
immigration question, the pouring in
of cutthroats and thieves and undesira
bles of every sort. I had thought that
some time I would write a story about
them, set in New York, of course, and
then once, when Kwas down in New Or
leans, I heard of this case of what hap
pened to the Black Handera clown there.
That was tho best handling of the situ-
ation I'd ever.heard of, so I set my story
in New Orleans.
"And that's the only instance where
this problem has been satisfactorily dis-
posed of," he went on
U would take a lesson from
he wouldn't have thet-o gangster out
rages fillmg the front sheets ho often.
I'm a believer in lynch law myself"
"You don't mean-v- -"
"I mean I'm a believer in lynch law
There's only one place I know where,
wherk certain elements get unruly, all
' ,th.t ha to bo done is to say to a lew lead
ing spirits, 'You remember,' and the
'disturbance dies clown. They remember,
Mr. Beach says that practically all the
occurrences in "The Net" having to do
with the Mafia are true to fact, but he
also, says that he cannot tell where he gut
his information. He evidently got the
most of it from actual participants, for
the incidents related took place only
twenty years ago; but, naturally, he was
bound to secrecy as to the source.
"I made two or three visits to Now
uneans, ne naiu, una wem into stacks
of musty old files, looking up everything
I could in connection with the affair. I
had access to one voluminous scrapbook
of clippings which wa particularly hel
ful. I talked to every one who could and
would talk to me about it. I got my New
Orleans data and atmosphere well in
hand, but found that it all traced hack,
in source and inspiration, to Hicilv.
"I wanted to go over to Sicily, when I
found that it would bo advisable for me
to lay my opening scene there, for I've
always made a practice of visiting the
scenes I describe and familiarizing my
self with them. But it wasn't convenient
at the time, so I simply read aliout Sicily.
1 read volumes, i read everything I could
get on the subject, histories, geographies
and geologies, even.v Not that 1 used any
thing I found in the geologies, but famil
iarizing myself with every phase of fiicily
helped me get the atmosphere of the
"And this is where a funny part comes
in, "he Haid. "A lot of the reviewers have
commented on the vivid nnd lifelike pio-
lure ui niuuv, uuu esteemed ii anovo tne
nol s "I he liroad I Hallway, Is n mem
ber of the Itoynl Institute In Knglattrl, He
Is best known In America as the Illustra
tor of a beautiful edition of Chatles l.amh
anil one of "Ixirna Poone."
Will N Hiirben, wbose latt novel of
CleoiRU life. "Paul Kundel." wu lecetitly
published, expects to spend the winter In
New Yoik wot king on a new novel.
"f have endeoxoud." says William Ren-n-tt
Mtmio. whose "The Government of
Ameilcan cities" Is Jim announced bv
Macmlllans. "to outline the Krnwth of
American cities, to evplaln th" ptesent
day poweis and duties of the elty as a
municipal coipotntlmi, and to make clear
tl'e relation which these bear to one an
other. I have tried to do no more than
to piovlde both fi- the collejc student of
municipal govt-rttment and for the (ten
oral leader an liittnductton to the study
of a very large ami Important subject
We have htard so much In recent years
concerning what the government of
American cities ought to be that an apol
ogy Is hardly necessary for the imph.isls
which thl volume places upon whit that
government really Is."
The lecent death of (ten. Homer l.ea
has made Impossible the completion of
the trilogy of which "The Valor of Ig
norance" and "The Day uf the Saxon
weie the first two volumes. Tills purpose
of wrtlinc a .third book was announced by
him In his prefaco to "The Day or me
Saon."' The Japanese have shown great
Interest In Ocn. Lea's International teach
ing'', and only a few days before his death
a large order fiom Japan for "The Day of
the .Saxon was received by his puiillsneis.
Arnold; tangmana, Orn
Mother." J. Morris
The firrt Work Xowr Completed
Its Very Wide Scope.
The publication of the tlfteentin
volume of the
completes one of the most notablu
literary and bookmaklns. achievements
of the age. The first volume appeared i
In Murch, 1!07, and the fifteenth the'
second week of November, 1912, Just a
little mer five years for the entire work,'
or at the rate of three volumes a year.!
This l all the more remarkable when I'ercb al
81-monn. (Appletons.l '
"Demorricy and tne Church
(leorge Rmlth. (Appletons )
"Winning the ,outhwet." Olenn D. Brad
ley. (A, C. MrClurc and Company,)
Hhort Hlory Writing." Walter M
"The Arnold Dennett Calendar." (Oorxe
II. Do run Company.)
The Illumlnsti-d Ufe." Helen Von
Anderson-ttnrdnn. (A. C. McClurg and
"The New llooli r Onlf." Edited by
Horace rt, Hulehisim. (Longmans, (Ire en
"l'lrluro Towns of IJurope." Albert H.
Oshnrne, (Mctlrlde, Nasi and Company.)
"l'entulemhal Stuillfs" Harold M. Wie
ner ( lilbllothrca Sacra Company, Oberlln.
"An Kiiatlieh Mrlmary .School " A. K,
Ii Itrliar.l ami y Aahford. tThoiiipiion
llron Company, Srw York.)
"Wnm." Aiiicuste ltodln, tiantlatcd by
Oornthv Dudley. (U. W. Iluebech.)
"IMrullel Source Problems In Medieval
History." Krederlc Dunialf, I'll. I), and
August C. Krey. (Harpers.)
"itourh Ktone .Monuments and Their
Hulbler,." T Erie Pect. (Harpers.)
"Elements anil Electrons" Sir William
"How ini'Uet Vour Pay nalted." Nathaniel
C Fowler, Jr. (A. C. McClurg and Com
"Boundarlea anil I.ansmarks." a. C. Mul
ford. (t Van Noatrand Company, New
"Alphahets." Charles Itolllnson, (I).
Van Nostrand Company.)
"Conversation " , Mary rireer Conklln.
(Kunk and Wagnalls Company,)
"My log auil I," (liral.l .Sidney. (Henry
Holt and Company.)
"Interpretation In Song," Harry Plun-
I wet (lietne, ( Macmlllans. I
"Hardening Iiuloons and Under dla"
. I-' F. ltocknell (McIIrlde, Nast and Com
pany.) "Making a Hull) (lardoi." rirjce Tabor.
. I -M-'ll: l.tr, Nnt nrd Company. )
"Making a (Jjncn Wltb Hotbed and
Cold-frame." Claudi 11. .Miller. (McIIrlde.
h i anu i-ompfiny.)
"A Itatlonal Sytfin c: (lame Eierrl."
.Matters. iMrtirldr. Xiit nn.l
t'Ise character of the work and
method of It making nre considered. '
uniiKc most encyclopedias me caino- Uonon.i
lie Kncyriopeuia is enureiy original in i "The Autographs of Saint Paul
tbe i Company )
ine num.itie idea."
I (Amrrlcjii Humane
Its nutter, each article being signed by
a specialist. The editors gathered ns,
collaborators In their work scholars
from all over the world, each an author
ity In his own field. These collaborators
number l.tiOO and nre of forty-three dif
ferent countries. The nrtlclcs were
written In Dutch, KnglUh, French. Her
man, Italian, Portuguese, SpnnKi nnd j
Latin, nnd those In foreign tongue
were translated into Kngllsh by a corps
of Ilfty-seven translators. 1
The total number of words In the 1
l. Ituell. (Eaton and Mains. New Tork.l
"The Nonark Lincoln." (The Free Public
i.iurary, .Xevark, N. .1.)
"For Our .Mothers." Nell Andrens. (Tay
lor-Msde Printing. Fort Worth. Texas )
ine stamp collectors' Annual. 191 J."
r.mieci nj u. li. AnnMrenr. H. F. Johnson,
.lens. Horace Annealey Vachell Kieorge
ii, i'rnn i nmpan.
"The Little A Z A ti, the 4 00 f S. A " 11
THE IRRESISTIBLE MRS. FERRERS
By ARABELLA KENEALY
-4nt'ior of "Some Mm Arc Such Gentlemen," "The Marriage Yoke,"
"The Whip of Time," "The Woman-llaler," etc.
A vivid romance of a brilliant nnd Ixwutiftil woman's love-.iffuir with another woman's husband.
It is an amazing presentation of the conllicting sides of the omnipresent feminism of today. Unusual
accuracy, delicacy and subtlety of psychological analysis characterizes all the-work of this clever and
popular English novelist and this new'story of hers reflects faithfully the feminine side of the great unrest
of our time.
The Irresistible Mrs. Ferrers is n ta!iion.ible beauty, the loveliest, wittiest, best-dressed and most
fascinating woman of her century. Site is the idol of London society. Hostesses fight 'and plot to get
her to their parties. Men of her world vie with one another for the privilege of driving her to Hurlingliam.
And yet no breath of scandal touches her. For her ambition is to be known as the most beautiful and
brilliant woman of her day. She charmed all men and .succumbed to none. Bu Lord Lygon comes,
a clever and attractive man, estranged from his wife, lie lays sieie to her heart and the .story turns
upon the rivalry and struggle of the two women.
There is no hesitation in asserting that this is one of the most delightful lxoks of the year,
strong story, admirably told and full of swift passionate emotions. $1.25 net. Hy mail $1.35.,
G. W. DILLINGHAM COMPANY. Publishers
It is a
t. van der Leeuw,
Itotterdam. Netherlands I
"Uriel." Percy Maekaye
(D, J. P. Storm Lots.
Don C. Helti. (Har-
Unco!n In the White Hou.e"
nlder. iBIgma Publishing Co
fknm Vjrancener 7.u.
W. M. Da
"""Nw'prul." .1. C Hro-der
ruil!nin .'"!'-'" . f.lub of N
year Hook or iV ""' . York
The Economic (.i,
t.x Toucne nincii.
on , Miami." William Henry
(Stewart and Kldd Company. -ln-
ergangener JS-lt." Arnold -Werner-a.
(American Book Company.)
re en Iteclta." M. I. Chapuiet snd
;';;,. ' ,U. C. Heath and Compan.
York" (The Econom
(The Neale rummnni
Vork.) , ........ Maior
A I-ayman ....-- ....... Com.
iTne ,t" - -
When '.n ku
lam J l.ampton. (The N'eale Publlililng
"Tho Numerical Strength of the Confed
erate Army." Randolph H. McKlm. D. I).
I.I.. t).. I). C. I.. (The Ntale Publishing
"Sara " Frances Stocker Hopkins. (The
Neale Publishing Company I
"Dlrertory of the Mvlng Graduates of
Yale Cnlterslty. Mil." (Yale Cnherslty.
"One of Jackson's Foot Cavalry." John H.
Worshim. (The Neale Publishing Com
pany.) "The Soliltrr-Ulshop. Klllson Capers." The
Ilev. Walter H. Capors (The .Scale Tub
llihlng Company )
"The Collected Verae of Ambroo Belrce.
Vol, XI." (The Neile Publishing Company.)
"Our Presidents and Their Offtte." Will
lt.1i Lstabrook Chancellor. Ph. l. (The
Neale Publishing Company.)
"The tJragon'a Daughter." Clyde C. West
over. Th Neale Publishing Company )
"Idylls of the South." nettle Kcyca Cham
bers. (The Neale Publishing Company )
"The Forelopers." I. N. Pblpp- iThe
Neale Publishing Company.)
"Knaya and Address??." P.oger A. Pryor.
(The Neale Publishing Company )
H. M. Hyers.
I'.ode." Kyre Damr,
Heforc wittlnR her Idyllic novel, "The
Marshal." Mary Raymond Slilpman An
drews went catefully over every Inch of
the sronn.l which' fl'Uies In the stoty. ho
as to make sine of liavlnic no Inaccura
cli! of desctlptlon In the book.
When Will liwln was Invcstlcntlnc the
method" of nieJIums, foittine tl!ei and
fifteen volumes of the encyclopedia
amounts to 16,000,000. Kach volume has
S00 pure, double columns, and Is Illus
trated with 130 text cut", twenty-four
I full pasc halftones, three color plates
.and six maps, malting In all over :,00i)
I Illustrations In the entire work.
So far reachltiB Indeed Is the scope of
the encyclopedia that while It Is pri
marily n treatment of everything that
pertains to the Catholic Church It may
h- called an encyclopedia of general In
formation ns well. There are to be
other psychic- he received valuable nld I found In It, for Instance, S03 articles on.
from an ex-mdlum of San Francisco. This, civil history, 73 on civil law, 767 on
woman figures as Rosalie I,n tlranr In lltemture, 127 on art atvl architecture,
Mr. Irwin's new novel. "The lied Hutton." 113 on music. 204 on educntlon. H22 on
science and 190 on national topic, Ac.
boys "Ned Hrewster's Year In the Mi;
Woods" has Just been published, la a Con- '
Chmineey J. Hawkins, whose book .'for,,
lys "Ned Hrewster's Year In the Mi;
oods" has lust been published, la a Con- '
-f winii w Ynrlr i sreKotlon.il minister and an expert photos;.
. i wish .-v ii xotk rHJ,r. ji, spoils his vacations away,
from it. and maybe fl0m ,,a,lora rtutles, In one of the
Coiiflnued from Eleventh Pane.
aenllnl districts of lloston, where (hi
scenes of some of his hooks nre laid. Ite
markable pbotORraphs of moose taken by
Mr. Hawkins ate teprodtuvd In his latest
Charles Tetiney .lackson, nuthor of "This
Mldlanders." was formerlv u newspaper
man. He si ends much of his time on n
houseboat In southern Louisiana, where
he does bis literal y wnik.
Illsa Denlon. whose "Helplne School
Children" has Jut been nnpotinced. was
bntn In Denver In 1S8!. wheie her father.
Dr. Charles Dent'on. was n tuberculosis
specialist. She was rrr.nln'iited from Hrvn
Mawr College In 1S10, und afterwaid was
a volunteer at
Research In X
erect and piepn
used In her hook, She Is a member of
the A. C A. and Woman's t'nlvetsltv Club.
and has contributed articles to vailons
Dalkeith." D. N. Molr. (A. C. McClurg'and
The Lady of the Snoma." Kdlth Ogden
Harrison. lA C. McClurg and .Company.
' "HofTman'a Chance." William Calne.
j (.Inhn Line Company.)
! "Tnr Sword of Itussy." rtobert Nellaon
'Stephens. (I.. C Page and Company, Uoaton.)
1 "The llust of Lincoln." James Francis
i Dnjcr (t)oubleday. Page and Company.)
"Tbe CnlWctnrf." Frank Jesett Mather,
(lltnry Holt and Company.)
"The Wlll-o'-the-Wlsp." Wenona Martin. '
(Pulltsfr Publlihlng Company, New A'ork, ) ,
"The Siege." John S. Williams (The Cos.
j mopolltan Press, New Tork.)
rsiepuen jiuinew. uuniru. i. nfiin.
as . 'e k
nw vie! -I unlrP;' j (The Co.mopolll.n Pre...,
ew yotK when she gath- -Th. Cavern, of Crall." Thomas
ih m"t",lal sh.p 1,a ' Splvey. (The Cosmopolitan Press.)
Sa w yc r i
The Bo'a Hook of New Inventions."
Harry K. Maule. (Doubl.day, Page "and
"The Lite Dolls In Wonderland." Jo
tpblne Scilbner (tales. (The Ilobba-Merriu'
"The Japanese Twins." Lucy Fitch Per
kins. (Houghton Mifflin Company.)
"The Fir-tree Fairy Book." Clifton John-
eon. (Little, Drown and Company )
"The Wonderful Bed." Utrtruda Knetela.
who is a lover of aualnt (The Bnbba-Merrlll Comcanv.)
had rebound a "Th. Sugar Camp and After." The. Ttev.
II, S. Spalding, S. J. (Btnilger Hrotbere.
Helen Over-the-Wall." Betli . Bradford I
moiure oi new unenns. wniun I imci nr.
' It I..1...J 11 'l. . . I , . ,v n. .... 1 ,IV,
aonauy viaueu. mien i nau nnisjieci tne ; essayist, started as a business man. After
Sicilian chapters 1 sent them to the great-1
- hi. nuiiiurji.y uu muiiy in America, anu lie
said Hint lie had nover seen the real Sicily
do accurately described. Hut neverthe
less I prefer to have an actual acquaint
ance with tho scenes I use in my hooks."
Mr. Hoach, unlike some of the popular
' novelists who keep several books RoiiiR at
onoo," either on hand or in prospective
plans, sticks to 030 idea at a time until it
is written out in a complete book. And,
he confesses, by the time the book is fin
eshed ho fcols finished too, written out,
and often -doubts whotlier he will over
asain flud anything to write about. It
is hard work RcttitiK tho book written,
and it is hard work to find a scheme for
-I still think I may write that New Vork ,
itory sometime," he said "It seemed a
pretty Rood idea to me. There's been a ,
lot. written about the Fifth avenue side of :
town, Chamber, you know, with his
clubs and studio and so on. Hut no one
has touched much on tho West Side und .
its decidedly chnraoleriHtfo nilclnlcrht nr..
tho cabarots and that um-timty-um-uin
music, yuii know 'Hint mubic, in fact,
characterizes this element; you simply
can't Hit still when you listen to it Um-umtv-tim-um
And the writers by no means shrunken '
1 shoulders mahnivoly fell into rhythm- 1
possibly by way of illustration purposely,
hut moro likely in .iiiliconsciouH obedience
to tho hypnotic lill
Whether or not .Mr IJeacli may jx-r-suado
editors anil publishers to let him
wancUir away fiom IVoi-n norths and
wide air sjaices with their suitable) equip- I
mcnts for heroes and heroines, and so
write his iiicht life in the blii city tale of
turkey IrottinR revelry It is not likely'
we will heat- of his at tempting to snatch 1
any play writ ing laurels
"No pUys for inn," ho naid emphatically
"In tho HrM. placu you don't have a free
hand with your oik, When you write
Hllalre Belloc, author of "The Four !
Me n," Is an Kngllshman of French ex- j
traction. He has "been elected Severn I
tin es us a member of tbV House of Com- '
hits of humor, has Just
book of contributions from her friends.
with verse and prose scribbled on Its
pages by Kipling, Matk Twain, Frank
Stockton, The Colonel, Richard Watson Hlllclirlst. (The Penn Publishing Company,
Ullder, Frances Hodgson Hurnett and t Philadelphia.)
others. Tho book Is Illustrated by many "Th. Boy Scout, of Woodcraft Camp."
of her celebrated fllends, includlnK ( 1). I Thornton W. Burgeaa. (The Penn Publish
Gibson. Peter Newell. Oliver Retford. I Ing Company.)
"Nancy Lee." Margaret Warde. (The
Penn" Publishing Company.)
"The Story of Jeaua." Edward Leigh Pell.
(Iteming H. Hovel! Company.)
"Th. Story of David." Rdtvard Leigh Pell.
(Fleming H. Revel! Company.)
"The Story of Joseph." Kdaard Leigh
l'tll. (Fleming II. Itevell Company.)
"Told In the Twilight," (Th. Piatt and
Pck Company, N.w York.)
"Princess Polly at School." Amy Brooks.
(The Piatt and Peck Company )
"Juek Scott, Midshipman: His Log." All-
Harrison Fisher and Gelett Hurxegs,
As was the case with Masefield, Robett
Halifax, Met rick and Synae, George Bir
mingham, the- Irish novelist, struck this
country ull'at once with a uumhei of
volumes Issued almost simultaneously
after huvlne found fame In Ureat Hrltaiu
some tlnio alio. His latest book Is "The
Lighter Side of Irish Life."
Austin Dobson. the graceful lyricist and
. By the Author of " Qftf? 8UH&r "
The Upas Tree
A Christmas Story for All the Year
By Florence L. Barclay
With Colored Frontispiece, MM net. By mml fUO
The story deals with a success
ful author a man, young and
attractive, whose absorption in his
work leads him into unconscious
selfishness towards his devoted
wife. The Upas Tree symbolises
this selfishness. The book has a
strong love interest and contains
many tender passages. It is a
story of rare charm, powerful in
conception, compelling in narra
tive, wholesome in effect.
G. p. Putnam's Sons, Publishers
At All Boottortt
NEW FAL FICTION
"4s complete a revelation of a woman' heart
and mind as Jane Eyre. "Boston Globe.
A CRY IN THE
By MARY E. WALLER
Among tho best stories of the season. The charm of "The Wood-Carver
of 'Lympus" is repeated here. Brooklyn Eagle.
Tells with much emotional power a story with a tangled plot und mys
tery. Miss Waller writes with distinction, and her work is always character
ized by fineness of fibre and nobility of feeling. -Vctr York Times.
Miss Waller has written good books before, notably "The Wood-Carver
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