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SUN, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1916.
x-T- T T A T 1 k t
OF THE SEASON'S
A Tale of London and the Sea-Charming Story of a
Puritan Garden An Indian Detective Tale.
A Twelve-Volume Edition of Richard Harding Davis
Records of American Travel Other Books.
CAHMI.S OF TICK SKA. (Donble
far, Vnuc.) n Wllllnm McKer.
We And ono of tho Oooderlch boys
powtMlllng In tho opening part of
William Mi'l'co'a story of Casuals of
tke Sea (Doubloday, l'ago nnd Com
lny). The scene la In tho north
md of London, ami younK doodcrlch's
fiwwlulI.tiK was a much sturdier per
formance than his attempt to recite
Ilohenllndcn" nt tho afternoon sea-
-t i i i .
Hon oi Ft-iuiui iH-rn, in mo nortn
nd of London battle the bloodless and
untrodden snow presently changed Its
ippcftrar.ee, as the case was In the
poem, young Ooodcrlch's nose suf
fered. It cast stains upon tho snow.
He remained, however, valiant and
unbowed. Tho render will perhaps
uk himself whither It Is Uert Goode
rlch who Is Indicated In tho sub-title
of the Flory, which promises for con
templation "tho voyage of a soul." We
xn make the acquaintance of tho
nhole of tho Cooderlch family, as well
j of many' pcoplo besides, and the
compact and overflowing detail ac
quaints us with the voyages of many
We go backward for a space to
Iram of Mrs. Gooderlch, mother of
he family. Sho was a farm laborer's
daushter. Sho went Into "scrvloe."
Fhc had nn unhappy experience before
married Mr. Qooderlch. She had
tn Indiscreet, but she was helped by
kindly world. Mr. Gooderlch, a plain
man whoso occasional visions were con
fined strictly to the performances of
rice horses and n few other matters
notoriously associated with the sudden
icquMtlon of wealth, was not a
drunkard, but ho onco took n Rlnss
too much at tho ancient Inn called tho
App'o Tree, and on his way home
fell Into tho brook nnd was drowned.
Little Hannibal Gooderlch saw the
tragedy of his father's death, and so
did Hiram Gaynor, son of the Amer
ican lady who saw Into life so pene
tratingly nnd met Its troubles and
mystifications so wisely. Tho two
toys were out fishing at 11 P. M. In
trie north end of London brook In
which Mr. Gooderlch was drowned. It
Is a pity that Mrs. Gnynor, tolerant,
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story were tolerant, notably Minnie
rJooderlch, whose Ufo of adventure was
'lullo fortunato; Mrs. Wllfley, tho
Journalist, who lived In Clifford's Inn
and wrote looks and fashions and ad
.ertlscments: Mr. ailflllan, the pro
moter, who carried Minnie off to tho
"continent," and Capt. Briscoe, the
Krcnch mariner, who married Minnie.
We notlco that the story places Clif
ford's Inn !n tho Strand. Years ago
It stood In Fleet street, east of
Chancery Lane. Goodness knows what
has happened slnco the small but re
ipectcd barrier of Tetnp'.o Bar was
pulled down, but Clifford's Inn ought
at least to have been permitted to
remain pretty close to tho Cheshire
Cheese. In other days the Cock Tav
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rttempt had been made to slldo Clif
ford's Inn away from its venerable
It Is unpleasant to hear Mr. Julius
Vito talking at pago 112. Mr. Fife Is
a fitting character; he Is gone in a
little while, and wo may be thank
ful that he does not return; but better
still If he had not come at all. There
is subtlety In the understanding that
Is brought about when ailflllan takes
Minnie to dinner. But this young
woman throughout Is distinctly curious.
Sho had small powers of speech, a
respect wherein she differed widely
from GUflllan. If she did not have
language she understood it; notice her
rustling the bank notes In GUfllUn's
sumptuous yet tasteful office. It Is
astonishing that she should have gone
plump to Mrs. Gaynor with her frank
confession regarding herself and GU
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qualified to hear nny sort of revela
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we make the acquaintance of Capt.
Briscoe, and to sea. Little Hannibal,
who saw his father drowned In the
brook, becomes the central figure. Wo
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not In tho least In tho old manner.
Capt. Briscoe made us think of a
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to Kurope. Tho marriage and death
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The "voyage of n soul" may mean
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too, we cannot make out, nor why sho
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fulfil them than his American class-1
mates. He straightens out his next
brother, on whom the blamo for most
of tho village wrongdoing was put.
Tho oldest girl wants to Improve her
condition; sho becomes a servant for u
few monthx, learns tho American way
of doing things, then tries to force
them on her family, but gives It up
In order to marry early. The next
girl Is lazy and slilftless, caring only
for pleasure; sho marries early too.
Then come ono who becomes a school
teacher rather against her will, but Is
wholly Americanized. Tho stories of
other children are much more human
nnd the good nnturcd, shiftless Ameri
can farmer and his wlfo who watch
the progress of tho 1'oles are lovable.
Cnmpnny.) Fly F, K.
I The nrtlstlc simplicity and truthful
1 ness with which F. E. Mills-Young re
lates the story of The Ulgamlst (John
T r-...., ,.m..n..,n f,.r
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Its unrelaxlng pnlnfulness.
wlfo In Houth Africa who
marr(.,i for nvo yt.nrH to ,.hc mrin he
ov slllMonly discovers that he has
i ),ft a ,vlfc ))Pmml i,!m ln England,
I ncr ovo for ,,m nni, tho thought of
m,r children makes her yield to his
ontrt.atles to keep on living with him.
jc 08M ns respect for her, however.
begins to neglect nnd to abu?e her,
takes to drink nnd tn running after
other women. He avoids marrying her
when his real wife dies nnd turns out
to lie ns despicable a cur ns any
womnn has painted. He Ik paralyzed
nnd tho girl, who has ceased to love
i him. decides to marry him and to take
cure of mm. A man who loves her
tries In every way to dlssunflo her nnd
to have her marry him Instead, but
she has learned her lesson nnd sticks
to what sho believes Is her duty. It
Is a pitiful nnd tragic story.
KIXSMHX. (Grorge II. Dnrnn
Company.) By Perelval J.
Conner. (SI. BO.)
Somo sense of his responsibilities
and duties townrd the clansmen he
took with him to Canada would have
given force to the ccntrnl figure ln
Perelval J. Cooney's A'lnmirn (George
II, Doran' Company). As it I he.)
through his (iKent, discloses merely the
vulsnr trickery of a modern land
swindler, modlllcd by occasional out
breaks of sonselem violence, In which
he Is protected by the laxity of the
law and the corruption of tho ofllclnls.
He nt'ver shows thn nunlltles nf n
.Scott hh chief, thoiiKli be tries to en-1 volume contain, a lot of genuine, boy
fnrc bli prlvileees. His sunYrlnc 18,1 fun In which this generation has
clansmen nro pleturestiue. so aro the shared, from Van Illbber nnd flallegher
superstitions which the author de. ' on, a kooJ deal of successful nrtlstlo
scribes. Tho lovo story Is satisfactory I work l n tnoro serious kind, Kor en
and tho hero Is capable nnd gallant; tertnlnment purely it would bo hard
tho heroine's gentleness to tho chief's
dissolute son seems out of placo In
view of what sho knew about him pre
viously, TUB wniitx or mysti:iiy.
(The Mnrnnluy Comiinny.) Ity
.Maurice I.rlilane. (Sl.S..)
The crimes of a fiendish Qennan spy
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ln the K.ilser and his family do not
help to make the story attractive.
tom AXiintuiox, n.nn-nEvii
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