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TUB KANSAS OTTY JOURNAL. MONDAY, AP1UL 8, 180a
OUR BOOK TABLE,
WHAT IS flll.sl-.MKl) IIV Tim
i.ism.iiM mis i i:k.
The ltrult of Mtrniry Work n lnmn
by the i'i Itoole tint Are on
the lulitltirr slirlti-
I llertiry ntr.
In M clntp' Mmtiiitine Itolwrt 11tldt
Kit -i in interesting interview With AUrloti
C. w f r I
W m i I mettr.il, "is the Rtrm of it nov
i ' . u?"
1 - i character, nnd not a ulluatlon.
. i nonilly 'UKest a novel i me I
. I it In most rasp my clmfrn tern
i ilt, of real people in !mutlnry
that m why they rnnnot b
I by th" (iriKlnnla. wcause they
i or their usual environment. There
w (PtHlnni in thl way Of eonrelv
vei, us i lav nirtMciy told vou,
f a !.oiiolv Parish,' nnd 'Mar-
it HIT' we're jeinrstpel tn m lev
ni bti kjrrnunil"
I sou tell tne," I lukrd, "how jeiu
w "k to otntruet ono of vour m.
" vuii et tht eni.l from the begin-
in n J work toward it"
"Km t ny first novel or two t nlwnys
i. .. ,h . rm' of ,n . 9,(,T m the ctnrt.
Jhfn I bnvc thmiiflit It over In this wti,
J ' kr ri inrKP shwt or tmpor, nnd, hnvlnu
'I . it on the slip of niv book, I make
"r " iimm mni it snnii nnvp say uveniv
i r iiiptfr Alonir the left tnnrBtn I
m rk Hi. number of these . hapten ofm
;i I r h. nttifP, a line of each fr It l Ur
Ii i ltr i volumes, us most of inv tiov-
F nglaiiil, I plate a horizontal
"Winnii, t ('mil- n e.V.1 IBUIUCI
ii rk uf r ach iMKht olimiter number,
tii .t in II -Met the volume 'J hen, after
Jh m inner of a ployrlt-hi i ioonnit what
3i i i hl "curtnln situation,' I deride on
the 'iiilntUlnij Incident In each volume,
nr l ., leclde In whi. h hapw It hali
f.i't, in (I plie a cntchnord InJIcatlne that
r ' .a ii on the Hue with the chapter mun
I r Tn ii I nil in for the other chapters.
a i hw r I or phrase, which Indicate the
minor Imllentg In surre..un, that culml
Ji In the major Incident of course
iill th se thlitKii do not eome at once, and
I rnai (III in, from time to time, after I
Jiaie b mm the novel I'm hen the ke.
'on U imparntiiely cntnpk'le, I beffln to
,jn .tiuiiK ine rieni innu margin i
ii r 1 ,wn the inlendnr of the non I. n It
iu In illed. from d.iy to day If It Ii
a novil In xvhlrh the action takes pl.tce
in a vry short time I write down not only
h m nlh and week but the hour of the
l .y so thit the aiiion of ihe storj may
Jim lo-p illy with (he skeleton of the
tio?1 bi fnrc me I write with itre it rapid
"' In lee l I hae found that If t irlle
n novel sliwly, m conception of the leid
int; characters iniiv ch mpe from week to
ne,k o that in the end the novel H not
nrimtlcil'v o forrlble or o complete ns
tho e written rapid I v Vou will umlerslnnd,
nf surpe that after the noiel Ii beprun,
J mil hte to ?hlft the position of tho
l'l Knc In. I lent, and alter the Kniernl ar
'IJo jou ever dictate" I nked
'I diet ii, d one noiel umler stress of
ir mnitati e. nnd I do no! think th.nl I
rhall ever dl nte another, for I conitldcr
It ft relative fnilure "
A c ntlemnn Mho has Just leturned from
Tlurope nnd who met (ieorire iiu Mnurli r
ravs tint the author of 'Trilby" Is not
otm er much amused, but, he thinks,
Just -i 1 ttle nnnojed bv the absurdity to
iv Inch the Trllbj crae has been carried
In the I'nlted States The ponularttv nf the
Mory has astonished him Ilo hnd no Idea
that It would nttratt nnv more attention
than his "I'eter lbetson" did lie wrote
the storv mire as recreation and ns a hand
mail for his drawlncs than for unv other
juirpose althoiiKh, of coure the ?" fioi)
uhleh he rtcelved from Ilnrpir's wis ,in
object Ills uci ejs mitchts the nnevpect
ed successes of frome others who liive
written tlction with no idea of fime and
Jinve cone forth from tin ir houses to tind
themselves much talked about The storv
Is that IMmoml Kirk wrote "Ainonc the
J'Ines " one of the mot successful novels
of the eirly war divs, at 1 venture to
meet omc sudden emergency, and that he
was quite ns much nstonished as irritllled
ivhen he dHcovered thnt the book had
made a hit
Ilnnild O Mitchell was the editor of t
llterarv mnpi7ine more than fortv vears
oko and hi bolmr dlsaiipotnted In some
ii srk win h he had expected found ft
JK essarj hlmelf to supply necepnrv mat
ter for the inaKiiztne Without havinir
much of anvthlni; In mind he sat down one
eveninir at his desk, took up a reluctant
)ien wrote a few lines, and then Kelttnir
in the spirit of the thins, completed the
firs number of what afterward gained
muioniu reputation, as "ucv cries or a
It.vhelor" The book also carried Mlt
ehci'a name to Huripe, unc him a repute
tture vvhn h was a worthy second to that
iv ha h Irv Inir had obtained. It also brought
3 n in i l,i tout h with George William
'i-is 1 .irke Goodwin, ritz James
ej linrn, an I others of the younc American
uu'hors who were steppinB forward to the
I' s whi h Irvlnp and roopir liatl lonu
IK pi n of Mrs I'r n e mu! I ol " p now,
i his tn i le suili ft start for i If
Mr tlrint Alim has llnalh pit iMitd hU
stnr) Which peopb IxrkiiI him to h"ep m
his desk, nnd It u , :.it,t ,, nh i,i.niin
ri'll- frank ress, "The Woman 'h. il' It is
the tale of it woman who lull veil that
marrlaire was Mavtrv, and, e.ui-ouentlv,
would not iriarrv th, father nf
hi r hlld The father II.. I an I the . hltd
a dmipThter Brew up in I .1, ve, p, I mi the
,. ... tm ,n- i,-i,.'i mini inu.iif .inss.wniie
lite mtthet iiimir. e ntiminl i rifleMi for
her Itv and b) the dniRhter nun niliM
to marrv a rMtnbl ..unjt man Hh
nsproni hnl hvr mmher in the bitterest
word for having dared to dishonor her
life, and rented to live loiiRcr with her
She went to the father of her .lend father,
nnoun e,i l,erelr !id said she imd iet(
her molhyr forever, liecau' she was tint
iestectale Thereupon her Ktandfather
adopted her and offered to Rhe her a wl
llnR.hm the mnl leu refused to marry while
her mother hied to dlirrae her. Snc men
tlone this point to her mother, who consul.
erateh poisoned herself and left Ihe iUiikIi
ter freed fiom the oonsceniem e of Ihe
mother It devotion In hee "t,elMol,t Mh
Allen ha tried 10 make a fair eipoltlOh
of the advantages mid illmelvntiinR of
nuiittf "jinn' .!, ...-.,....., ,. . .r, .t
"- ?, , "V. li" e,'vi iiniviii uiorni unit
tiollllcnl Hut he tin tarried hi details o
far tii it tbcv become iihsuid In ft not he
ihe Ixiok was written, "for Ihe fiit
time In my lift, wholly and solelj in sittlsfv
J".0" ,n,','' ""il m own conwlence,''
Which eems oiu e more to how that there
Is no accounting for taste or conscience.
"Trllliv, the mirv"of Arle.", Thl Is
nn Intere tltiR little imok that will add find
lo tne Trilby erase I a translation ljy
Mr. .Nathan ltnkell Hole, of thnt pretty
and clever Trench torj from vvhlch Dti
."MauHer obtalmd Ihe title nf hi famous
novel. In the orljrinn! of Char!. Nodler'
work the title stand "Tillby. le I.tttln
d'Antyle." It tell the slor of the imthet
c love exltlmt betwien .leannle nnd the
Utile innactillue eir-for Trlihv in thl case
I magtiiillne With other plltilm .letinnle
llt ft tiHinaslet) and theie, when the
monk Insist on th" peasant eiorcl-ln
the elfs, Je-anhle, with heart vvmpped up
l ecu!.., .1.,... , , ... i , -. . .'...:
,,, ,,,j. ,1,'viiiiT'- m join viter vnuotiB
w-anderluirs the elf comes back, under the
jfiilse of mi old mnti and discover Jeannle-
love Jitu the end Is Bad, for Trllbj Is lin
prisoned for a thousand jcars in a birch
tree and Jeannle die
"The Cotnlnir Itevnlutlon " Anionj. the
man bewks cotulni; from the (ireHse s of the
Aretm I'ubllshliiir Company, dealliiK with
nodal conditions, there have been none or
ineent date more deservinjt of n careful
readlnfr than that of linnrj I.. Call. It Is
a presentation of the newer economic and
political .thought that I sure to nttrnct at-
ii'inion.ior it imiitne, at least. If not foi
lis nrminicmntive merits The work i
altogether stimtillo He ilrst take a Ken
eral survty of the political Held, treating
of the unsettled nature of present politl s
and torn links that the Mens of the tlin-v
wiow revolution In economic nnd pdlt
leil IhoUKht lo be both Imminent nnd no
earv lie iut turns to the toti.il Inn of
Bidet, evaininlnif it In the llKht of th
o-i ailed "Mrumrle for eNlstetne." eket Ii
lni; In brief the loiidltlon of the vv at kink
classes ana o ne noes on tnroiiKhoui th.
iiiurse mapped out for his W'irk, and w-int
ItiK in arRniment In every line
"i:iam Storm, the Wolfer." Is Ihe tltl.
of Harn t'nstlemon's latest storv foi bov
willed the publishers add to tip. 'I.tukv
Tom series It has been the fortune of
llarrv Castlemon" to win an almo-t
boundless clicle of ndmlrinR rendeis ninoiik
the. bojs of to-tlav, and eveiv book In
innues, no matter what Its name or whit
time of the veai It appears Is sure to h
botiKht and nnd lie excels In nntui il
tless nnd vlvacltv. nnd he lias thnt n. .
sars fncultv foi tht entertnlninc nt of tlnw
to whom his books appeal, of lea. line hi
tenders from pice to pace unit hn.ithl.
lnteiest, nnd whin one volume Is ilnlnh. .1
the davs are counted as months until an
other shall nppt ir In this storv th
j nuns heio Is a hero In fnct and thniikh
countless hardships and thrilling adv. ut
ures he comes Into the pood link that
aw nits nil the heroes of his clas.
, "(!.? V01"."1 ani1 Hnd" Aveiv entirtiln
InK little book foi summer rendlnir, of the
kind that one mav put In his pot ke t nnd
read with Internet and prollt here mi I
there ellttlntr n vncitinn nf In ,,. ,u t
leisure, is this htory bv 'Jhomis 11 Ilinln
erd. It lias suillcltnt plot to enlist a
deep Interest, and It is wholesome in torn
utiil happj in Its literary stj le.
.,"A Tieasttre round a llrlde Won "
Though not a. work of more than eveiv
claj importance, this story by Gcork'e I;
(.miner Is well up anions: the tales of its
class n Is a record of adventure in the
j-uMerii mi, iim oi inti.icnts and dangers,
etcltln Interest. There is Rood desetlp;
tlv.. work in the Btorv and It well rennvs
perusal foi the pictures of the life and
sctner) of the ocean. The author lus
made Rood in thin work his rutin to be
numbered atnonn the popular authors who
Introclure us to new and captivating tlelds
of .lotion. The world is lieeouiini; so nar
row and well traveled that our best writ
ers enlarge Its borders by the nld of Imatj
Inatlon and this faculty Is the wont uf
Ir S re was Rlttlntr In the church
of whi her husband was the pastor In
b. II t e Mann town, when of a sudden thi
rd, turc of the whipping of Undo Tom
tame In u her mental vision. She vvent
Jioino almost In a elream, and KOIng to her
desk wrote that chapter which is ono of
the later chapters of the book, ' ITncle
Tii e al n ' Afterward when the editor
of lie National Kr.i" wanted a --erlnl
r ory she went buk to the bej-lnnliu',
nn ne up to the T nclo Tom chapter and
tif'-rnnrl completinir the story.
I'm ne.r. e ooptr did something like thti,
a mn he iroposed a novel to hla publlshc r
the book i-ellt,r was afraid that Cooper
hou niak. It too long, ot would not give
ii - " 'y ending. Therefore Cooper
ivroit he lust chaptLi of "The Sp ' tirst
iind 'hn biKinninn with tho flisi chapter
hri t It up to that climax.
1- win 1 cge hton'H iirs.t and most suo
' ' ' i I "as written tn an emtrgincy.
j uruf mitiklj pup A prom-
J ) i I utor failed him, therefore he
wis .n i.c 1 1 ,1 to turn to his own re.oureea
itn i h. i ki without mm h purpoat the
j in t Indiana frontier life, "The
JIoo ur h he.ul Jtasvi " vvhleh brought
iiir, 3 l.kklestou and in termlned his fu
tuic. art r and waa of great, money value
to n a mag i ne.
"The s i rv of Christine Hochefort." Mrs.
Ir t ru luaughter of Hufus Choate. Is
th. tit t . of that ur. at man's Ueskend
"i' 'hii are too few of them who has
iim i u'jihlng of slae or Import, and
r.S.; " ' lu,;7s .Thire Is evident u In
"Tl -i iij of Christine Ilochi fort' of
Int.. iu j krasp and plan, if not deep
thuiiii Slri I'rinte Is young and her
Ien has Ejt. betn put to use, so fur, In
th i wu
The novel I particularly strong In Its
ivfll Knit M!e. There are) no traces of
cruditj ar 1 tlitre are no padding and no
jionbe.ni no grandllueu. ne e, no ejtagf'r
nt on i -h. v, writing Tho story Is told,
oul w , t. It, and If one' does not affect It
i-pt tiuij. it is on nccuunt of the matter.
JlOt thi tnuniier. The Ideas iiei, nnr tap..
urlgr.a. nor Is the plot ntv. I.uld in
i'rance, in "th,j uttio iiruy town of Idols,"
tharniiiigly d. scrlliod, the sc-me la always
treb and beautiful. The htstoty Ineldental
to the put. ., the dully UfB and customs of
3 rent h piuvliit-lals, tho marriage trre.
inoim , ore all betur than the stury prop
er ul i jui-n Christine u a lovely woman
and (.at .a a bplemlld felluvi. unlv them
nr po man) of their sort in bouks' iltn
sioble, r, II in d awl lojal who await pa
tliiitly and with handsome resignation tor
their vvlvtt, to have done with Uiinikr.ii,
mid turn to them and lay their golden
Jieads on th-'r manlj shoulders, while, us
3,mma 1' nher ued to Uream, "the nlKht
InKiits tune up "
Thu anarchist part is simple and viell
!ont 1'aul do Martei. tho 1'oW, lights and
nratcs iniakt nJ fur tie pour in bullous
nnu ill-mro ted inovements, while Gaston,
th. Iiu band and hro, does his good in his
l.s. ter wai, old-fahloneil und cunventiun.il.
Jjiii far-teeing and wise The talks are
(ear, ut 1 the Mews of both I'dul and
!a ton Well e pounded
chriHtmi, led awaj by on Infatuation for
J'aul himse'f, rather than his tenets, tiles
to adopt his teaching!, and eslraiigv-s her
tclf entirelj from her husband, whom khe
Jias not r.allj loved, b the toune She
tnak s bad matters worse, aud so does
l'aul. at I Gaston u ut last Impoverished
by tin .Ii ifrt-ctlon of us noikmen .tmi
the litirmiifr up of his fattori Hob rage
nnd t 1 1 t I'uul is inutderecl. When Chris,
tinu him dead she knows, or think
she liul lum, un 1 th.n follows a good
el al mre -, ranKemtnt for the unhappy
pair, ChrMlne glvea up her dot to (iae.
ton an i Gaston breaks his leg, ami then
Chrl" ine mows her spirit of wifely dc.
lotion. Willi It develops Into love, una both
.it t -.,..,., t ei(Biui iit ine last. The
burning fir tor), the mob, the murder and
the i,! ,ke-n Jcg are all hackneyucl old Btace
prop. rtie- und Mrs, Prince, in htr net
Jiov I. w II ellstard the in all for fr.sher
a . . skorie s of her own making. She is too
clever to lean on props long
Tho pergonal torn hts, scenes and convsr
atlonk urc. delightful. The characters
live und the action i unhampereel, Alto
Keiher tho book Is as full of promise as any
llrt novel one rtmeinbets to have read ,
brilliant and varied action make the read,
ing a real pleasure. An old 1'rench grand
mother Is an Individual creation, anl if
'A Pastoral Plnjed Out." Tn a multi
tude of men one is etrtnln of ilnding some
to his liking In a multitude of books one
Is hure tp llntl some to suit all his moods
In the Hood of stories, wlileh is at this
parti, ular time Kr.-nter than ever before,
it would, be stiaiiRe indeed If there were
not some vvhkh would not bear close criti
cism, et which are verv satisfying and in
story of Mary I, pemleml. which tomes
fiom the press of the Oasell Company.
The story mukes no pretension to a com
plication of plot. The writer had no great
moral, scientlllc or othei problem to ex
ploit, but went about making a storv and
fHioeeded in building a very rea.labli
book. It Is reallj a relief to come atross
a real atoiy that impresses one a simply
a story made for Ihe enteitaliiment of the
leader "A Pastoral 1-Iajed Out" Is n
stoiy of that sort.
"The Ilisnanolla Mate" is built upon
the story of a "Und" In the Atst ImiUs
vvhkh has bon referred to as Phlps' and
la mentioned by Ilefoe. The tale original v
anpeaivd In the St. James Budget, and It
attracted no little attevlnn for its or gin
allty. Mr John nioundolh-.Uurton, vvhoie
"Tho Desert 8h!n" met with mn'-.'.!ulh
on this side. Is the author Ho gives It as
a .mutter of fact that this, novel closeier
follows tho onlv true history of tho tlndinK
of the plate, following th. descriptions of
tho "rrjgato Aigler ltose," her eighteen
guns and ninety -live men; of the various
mutinies, of Aleferlj's -arrival on the scene,
of the second vol age with the lender, etc
as it Is given in a book publishtd In W
A"" In 1OT. "The I.'te of Sir William
Phlps." The slory l liuly well worth the
re'iidlngas a romance and tale of adventure
Tho current numbt rs of tho series of
hook in paper (overs denominated by
th publUhnrp as the Town and Countiy
series are "Kittj's IJngqgem.nt" and 'The
Mermaid." The klKh average of merit
attuning to the books Issued seml-month-Iv
in thla Kerbs always noticeable. The
title has come to be c.insl.leied as a cu ir-
KH 0,' " 'ta..a,nl '!', ',"?. tals
,...,.. , ,., miu t.,j ,ui,K i.mc. maintain the
general repute of the whole The ilrst of
the two, "kltty-s Kng.is, ment," is 1, ,',"
ene. Warden, a wrlt.-r who lias been very
fortunuto In the produttlon of romanet
of ut) I'xeeptlonally good class, and the
swonei is ley u Dougall, tilso a writer of
attractive love stoiles They both nuounii
In attractiveness of niiuatlons and i u
dents to a most entertaining degree.
"Selections Prom Ilrow nine " Air C w
Trench, prim Ipal of the Ide Pirlt hich
T?i";0l,i s "RO' .'"" ,'""'' J a volmne of
Itruvvninu's most celebrate d poems, suth
o.KV- Ilal)bl n llzrn, Pheldlppldes
Abt Voiger, etc, besides u number 'of his
best known lyrics. The selections are s uf.
tlclently copious and varli,l to afford a f! r
know ledge of the genius of this greatest of
medern poets. The study of llrownlng Is
productive of mental culture and power to
un unusuutl degtee, and no roursa of Ilt-(rars-
stuely can bo considered complete
which does not at bust Introduce the
student to bis works The book before us
is admirably calculated to aecqinnlsli the
object for whleh It Is intended,
"Tho Emigrant Milp''' by W. Clark litis
sell, has been issued by the publishers In
PHr cover. It Is .me of the" best o Air.
llussell'S books and has !,,. ...' ;,.n ""
celved ' " "'" ,c
The Tower of Taddeo" is a story bv
Ouida. and has all the marks which have
made the name of the author a trade i art
of much value to publishers who Kaie pro
duced the books In form for popular lead.
ilrawn from llfej of courso one cannot be
ture of ItH beltic- oe-lcin.tl v.c.u.u ....... .
.re;i..lln .l A ." S . l".'; ..,"" "." - "' ."I"
r-.w.H,,vM uMi Mtsk",iwatiwu lu uruw
Thre stories in piper covers. "Annie.
S?ff, Kyn ib" Kflerlne S Maceiioid.
Tor the Sake of the I'aiuily," be ' v ,,V
Commelln and "Catmur's Ca-" hi
Itlchur.l lovvllng, Juve been em 0ut y
tho I'nllii! Stuns Hook Companv The?
ore all Pleasantly tn terlululni tales and
will be read with interest. u
"Oklahoma Rnd ftther TAAm..i .... ,.
man i: Miller. A M , has lweh i ubllhe4
In (landstime covers by r'liarles WeiiJ
Mouiton, Iluffalo, anl is a credit, tde lig,"
lilng for the future uf the literature! of the
marvelous embrvo conimoiiweallh.
"The Dii one Mliri7 a compilation of
Fketohes of the booth Dakota divoiee col.
ony, which probably kIvcs truthful acl
count of numbers of the cases riprenied
In that mecejn. of ihe ralsmated ' and dlsi
llvercd. and to which much attention has
been dlitcted all ovei the . ountrv .Mr
Dina has rev Is. .1 and edited them
A n.w volume of poems by Krlc Macknv.
the author of "I.ove l.etttis of a Molin
Ist," will be published In London in M.i
Harper liros. espect to have ready In
Ma.v the llist two volumes of the Harms
memoirs, leaving two volumes to appear
Miss Gilder publishes In the Critic of
April 0 an nmuin refutation of a story In
the Philadelphia Times about the downfall
and decay of Clan Louise Kellogg, th"
"once gifted sonsstress "
.Messrs. Macmillan .L Co will publish
shortly a descriptive book on Canada, en
titled "The Great Dominion," by G 1!
Parkin, the well known advotuto of imper
ial leuernuun. ii win ue iiiustiateu with
A work by Tolstoi soon to appear In Lon
don Is a work on tho Gospels, with the title
"The Pour Gospels. Harmonized and Trans!
lated " New tianslntloiib hove been made
of the parts which Tolstoi re-curds as es
sential Including his comments, the work
will etend to three volumes, the Ilrst com
prising about -loo pages. It was written
eighteen years into
(i P Putnam's Sons announce for early
publication 'Dp Izard." n. new immim l.e
Miss Anna Kathailne Green, tho author of
'The Leavenworth Case," "Marked Per
sonal " etc The story Is described us quite
distinct In character from the authors pre
vious books Of Miss Green's several ro
mances neaily 750,000 copies have in all been
s..iu. i on niesi issue, "ine uocior, ma
Wlte and the Clock." published recently in
the "Autonjm Library," Is now In Us third
"The Itlght Hon. W. H Gladstone, .a
Study Prom Life," Is the title of a volume
from the press of the Itoberts Hros., Hos
ton The author Is Henry W. Lacy, whoe
surroundings and profession have enabled
him to write concisely of tho Grand Old
Man 'I he books Is a rapid history from
the bojhood of Mr. Gladstone to imiJ It ls
Interspersed with many of the pleasant
savings of tho man of all his time, not a
few of which are fresh As a handy ac
count of the work of a busy life the book
Is valuable It ls typographically, well put
together, and can lie easily read in an oven
lnir or at any leisure houi
51 .Marcel Pr vost, a minor Piench writ
er. Is making a. vehement protest becmse
his novel, "Tho Deml-Virulns " has been
published In this country without his au
thority (Holland companv) The transla
tor Is Arthur Ilornnlovv (Phoebus' what a
nunc for n theatrical agent). Speaking of
theaters, the book Is to be elramatied
51. Prevost has himself to blame, as ho
his not taken advantage of the cope-
rluht law existing between Prance mil
America ivhlrh necessitates the simul
taneous publication of .v work in two coun
tries If a law could be passed which
would exclude from America such wotks as
' I.es Deml-Vltrges" It would In a bless
ing Tho 1'aster number of Harper's Young
Ptoplo (published April J will rontiln tin
article entitled "Spoils and Games In Cen
tral Aft leu," by Lieutenant A I Mount
enay Jephson Lieutenant Jephson was
Henry 51 Stanley's second in ounmind In
his list trip into the center of Africa In
earth ot J.mln Pasha, and In the course of
his long and dangerous Journey he had
many opportunities of seeing how the Af
rican savages amuse themselves The ar
ticle Is the first of a series entitled "Spoils
In .Many Lands" Ine lulling Hnglish board
ing school tports, Pirisiiin bojs' games,
odd Indian sports, etc which will be pub
lished In Harper's Young People troin time
to time, The same number of the Young
People will contain a tuny illustrated at.
tide about blcvclos,
We havo a standing order with nil the
first-class publishing houses for their nt vv
books ns soon ns issued, and can supply
vou with any book rev lowed or mentioned
in this paper
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Ill und WJ Main street, Kansas City, llo.
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Pros . lioston. The Kansas City Hook
and News Companv
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Sons, .New York
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Charles . Pieiieh. A. Lovell .t Co.,
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ii 11. hhepard Kansas ilty.
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Host Alt"a l'iib..slilrig Companj,
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tell. The Cass. II Publishing Company.
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U"TJ!5.,T,U: ,SI:x STItfCK. Bv George
Boston. ' e"a I'ubll!'hlns Compan"
.lOlLNsllN's l t i.i K.i ! !(,,.
He look the
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THU CHNTUHY for April. New York.
T!ll!,rlN'vIiAr.l,'U,CA'V "UW '
for April. New
";.:vvTYorknU' r ltKV""'S for April.
TIII3 Hook BUVL-H for April. New York
Itcictk- vi'ee'tj .. ,.... ,. -e.e.
......v ......a iur .ipiii, i-ti nie pn a.
T1I13 AHIINA for April. Boston.
HOW 1113 IkHllPs Iiu; HIXOUDk,
PriBldeiit oung's .Vlitbod of
tin. Murk of Il.e II
Prom the Boston Globe.
If vou want to enjoy a hasei.iii i,.,
visit 5Ir. 5'oung somt e venln- at his Mnnm
Pleasant home, as I did this week. There
he will take vou to what he calls his "den"
and show jou his perfect evslem of keep,
ing league records, I was curiuus to Und
out tho amount of money collected each
S-ear by the leaguo on lines. I guessed
Jl.:oa and was Indeed suiprlsed to find that
us tear the tines levied on the leaguo
ball plajers was (dio Looking over his
l.?At'inl.,i,V?linB ,0lini1 ",0 'ount paid
t filMV1,""" i(ars ''8 follows:
In 16J1, Js5, fiom eight clubs, making an
nvtiatro for lup v oli, i.c .. ?-.,. ,..b....t
''e ,"'?.".'" coll; i-tee! was JIjO, In iJsj It fell
olf to JIIj, and last season to fiiO, tho low.
est on record
very tine sent In by the
The Cabeell Publishing Co .
Osborne ,1 Pltrat, Kansas
P- form the Te'ctureV'on he n a'kl nTol anew
log. I paper, which ilr, Charles A. JaJJI h, $1
L Penile led,
THU 1IISPANIOLA PLTI3 By John
Jlloiindelle-Ilurtoii The Cassell Publish
ing Co., New York, Osborne .. Pltrat,
thi) sroitY or cimiSTiNn nocni3-
roIlT Hv Helen Choate Prince.
Houghton, 51llllln &. Co . New York. Tho
Kanbas Oil) Book and News Company.
GO POHTH AND ri Nil. By Thomas JI,
Hralnerd The Cabsell Publishing Com-
puny, New York Osborno & l'lttat,
OKLAH05IA AND OTIinn POH1IS. Hy
l'reeman 13, Miller, Charles Wells ilouL
THIJ WOilAN JYHO DID Bv Grant
Allen. Roberts Bros , Boston. The Kan.
sas City Book and New 3 Company.
COLIN CAilPliliLL. By Archibald
I'orbcs. 5Iacmllan A. Co., New York,
"i'ii1"'13??'0'' A study most
Lira By Hturj w. Lucy. Roberts
uinplres 1 aid. but the chain e are fh it
not oi -matter of tho lines aie sent to
?i i 011"1?' L1 ",0 umpires often change
....... ., ,,,,rr ine Baine s ovei. Huclv
Hwitlg has the record In H. ......,.
in one game I uudre Curty. at Washing
ton. about three vears ago, lined 13w Ing
f.r'lA,"n!r.8A -Vacl!,nV' ",akl"B tla
of J175 The New York club paid tho
money, and appealed to the nutlonal board,
whu remitted 5150 of the money, as It was
proved that -Mr Curry hail lost his tern,
To the contraiy nothwlthstandlng, tho
umplris of the National League ,Ue having
less trouble each jear in handling the play
ers The new umpires are Usually the
onis to put on lines, ns the plavers nro
afr.1 d to take h. rlli.a ullh th!, ..i,i. ......
beis of the statf. In man cases the clubs
pa the Hues, us in New York, and then
the orders generally come from headem ir
tcrs, telling the men to use a, Uttio judg
ment in their kicks, .Mr. Young hii no
record where the lutu Jllke Kelij was ever
,,,.w ay an umpire.
Noah Hiooks tells the following storj
la his peisonal leminlsceiiccs of Lincoln
in the Aptil number of the Conttnj .
"All ejes were turned to tho main en
trance, where, precisely on the sttoke of
12, apenreei .Aniliew Johnson, vice ptesi-dent-plect,
nun In arm with Hannibal
Hamlin, vvhose term of otilco was now
expiring. They took seats together on
tho dais of the piesiding olllcer, and
Hamlin made it brief and sensible
speech, nnd Andrew Johnson, whose
face was eMt.ioitlltiarilj led, was pie
seiiteel to tnke the oath. It Is needless
to say heie that the unfottunnte gen
tleman. Who hail be. n e.ie III . ,t ...,.
nltcigethei sober at this most inipottant
moment of his life. In older to httengtli
en hiinscK for the phjslcal nnd mental
ordeal thtough wlikh ho was aliout tn
pass, ho hnd taken a stiff drink of
Alilskoy in tho loom of thu vice piesi
elent, nnd the vvaimth .if et.n .., ,.,,.,
chamber, with possibly other plivskal
comlltlons, had sent Hie tkry llitior to
his brain. Jle was evidently intoxicated
As he went on with Ills speech, he
turned upon tho cabinet nlhteis nnd ad
utessed them ns ".Mr Stanton," 5H
Sew.itd." etc, without the olilcinl
handles to their nanus, l'oigitting 51r
Welles' name, he bald, 'and v.iu t..o,
51r then leaning over to Cul.iii.l
1 oinej, he said- "Wli.it Is the name uf
the seeretaiy of the nnv v " and th.n
continued ns though nothing bad hap
pened Once in ti while, fnun the ie
potttth" gallery, 1 could obs. ive H.imlm
nudging Johnson It cm behind, ie mind
ing him tliat the hour for the ln.iugm.i-
...... eeieiiioiiy nail pass, tl Tilt hpeaker
kept on, although President Limoln sat
byfuro him, patiently waiting lor ills e.-
inieiruin.iiy iinrangue to be over.
Tho study of the facts In l..vv was In
teresting. Sewatd was ns blind nnd se
lene u.s u smnmcr d.a ; St intun appeal
ed to ba pel tilled, "Welles' face was Usu
ally Mild ol any expression , Speed sat
with his ejes closed, n.'nnlson was led
nnd white by ttuns. Among the Union
sen.itois Ileiuy Vils..n's face was
ilushe?d; Sumner woie n satuinlno and
Edictibtlo smile, nncl most of the others
turned and twisted in their sun.uoiial
chillis ns if In long-diawn agony. Of the
supreme bench, Juelge Nelson only was
appaientlv moved, ids lower jaw being
ill (Mined tle.ltl (l.iwn ill blank he-., roe
Chase was nimble, ndnmant. ginnlte in
Immobility until Johnson turned his
back upon thu somite to take tho oath,
when he exchanged glances with Nelson,
who then closed up his mouth.
When Johnson had it pi uteri Inaudlhly
the oath of olllce, his hand upon thu
bouU, lit turned nnd took the BIlilo In
his hand, and, facing the uudieiice, said,
with a loud, tin an liul voice und gest
uie. "I kiss this l...uk in tho face of my
nation of tho United States."
3 Intelligent Comparison
Unngs tis the business every lime. We don't
ask j on to buy Until joti have thoroughly
looked around. Wo carry all thu best grades
'J, of Pianos the Decker Bros., Vose & Sons,
hciiiuer, Krrii, ewelt nnu sen mem lor less
than some houses sell inferior grades for. H
L,ook arountl see it we don t,
tBBl I'D imkt
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921 Alain Street.
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10 and loj West pill Street, Kansas City, iilo.
Tho Ol 1 Jtcll llll.e Jleeptnr. Oldest 111 A fro, T.einccst T.elr itee!. A Itpernla?
(.1 itlu.ilo in atcelltlnc. Over Ml le-itrs hpucl.il l'l.ietlce).
Authorizcil bv tho Stnto to tre-at r.HRONIC. NERVOUS rnd special nsrjsir.S- r.
'iriiimnteeit or motley relLndril. j(lincUlcine.sluriilslic'.l ready for use. No ilcton-
tiOIlfrom llUfiincss. lenient nt. n illMt.in. ntre.nl. ,1 livin.il! ...ul nv, r.uc XTn,l,tnnH
sent everywhere.. Ireo from tnzo or lireakatro. Clmreci low. Ovtr aotxX) casc'tf curt il. Am tint!
j .. .i..i' , ,..,. uwio ..m ease, ieuce emu IU1 letuis. cuusullutiUU, 1.1 IICO UUCt COull
ocntlal, either personally or liyli-ttor.
Seminal Weakness and Sexual Debility, (aSdTnntcnca)
proauoinKlosc3. plniiilcannaijlotchrsoiithof.ice, rus-Uesoriilooclto heart, pnlm In l.'acl., eoi.
tusccl lUe.is ami forget fulnc&s, liaslilulucb', lue'rslon to society, los ot sexual power, loss of
manhood, &c , t urcel lor life. I can Mop nil night losses, 1 ostoru lost setuil power, leotoro ncrvci
nntl hram power, culai jo antl iitrengthen oaU parts and :t,a..o i ou ut lor iairrlagc.
Svn!llTi; Ihat tcrrlhlo disease, in nllltS Ci II1V pernnnently cured without
,,S ';.,,,? ? f",rras i"1!1 ,',8C', curri1 forg3-IIvLUrU dustie, tuttln., liouKiei or
life. Illoocl Poisoning, sua M ,c.i"e, I'lcers.. Humels. Ntin!ii, no esposurc. Taticut cun
o .1 ej 1 1 1 1 1 ,
-.. w,,,,...,..... ,... ,.,w.. .. iv.1,1., u.u nil. IlLU llLUUll U IIUIUH
lormsof l'rhatoUbeacai.oitlvcly euied orlpi.0,I8r,:cm Tho Grent Turkish
rnonej retumlol. i I'VIlCUillciUIiiili Jihcumntlu Cure c
RnoleT fur both neseei.ro pices, S7 pictures, ! SUKIJ CUIS1I. Tho creite -,t tliscov cry ln'tho
uuul truo to life. Vlllli hi!! .1. .. rfntlnn r t fl fitirinl-t t.t enmlleliin. iVi, . ln. .. . ., .i.r. n
above illsea-es, tho effects ami cure, (-cut benl- 8 f ovv tloscs reraov o (ever nnd i.iln in inlntvi-
ptllnnlilnvvripiicr'fortio, in stamps. Head this, J euro in a few days, head statement nf case.
Il,1lrt!ll,t, 1l1 n.n , nil., n, nil, ,.ln.,. U .. ....... ....au. ,...,... (
.. ... wwu uu uu.... u.u ui iaciuus. i, iiu jseuuii' ieji eieeuiar, i , !
PrPf ATtldPIUTI nf Anntnmv Tor Men OnI. RcpletowlthJ orncniiocrs:
1 Iv-tmUiv-UIH Ul MlcllUrrty thouudsoflurlositles.'riio! So.rn.lJclp.fi.
lifc-Uho models nucl wax llsrure-, deeply lnipresa tho mind; a bchool of in-1 a,rf, in , ,
atructlon afiriuonvi.thouivrorda. I sunaays lu to u.
'I It liiaiintKoadenasltrd In thu tank, which I Kill forfeit for abona dlucses that I cannot car
J. W. Merriii,
2-1 th anil Summit Sts.
ESTIMATES CHEERFULLY FURNISHED
& a0i L 1
New York Life Building.
l ii , "VpOTOv , Caglilor. V. A. McKibdes.
J 11 V. IttLoi it, I'rtalcleiit.
1 IlEMtr V. KUMPf VlCO 1'
Foreign Drafts Issued ou AH Parts of the Old World.
... -....... . .,. i 1L JVUNP. 1I.J. 1IUCKH. e. I. ,.i-
K.ss (IIV, AIIeiuri.
iV. I.Oiris, VlU.ciurl.
"Kelly- vns a unique character' said the
baseball man, "and illel a lot to Interest
people In the cama who never cared for
the Sliort htffnr.e. One nf r,,,. l...
found fiult with Kelly in a Kame one eiay, nd In which, It is a;
and the great plaje-r, fearinir a line, turn- i revises of that redoubt.
t0.i! i '""i'lre and said; 'If jou tine ine I l'lijlloxera asUtrlx, ui
win drop .lead, as I was never lined In
;n"fev., J1 J,e umpires had no trouble with
Kelly. The eatlest man in the business to
day for the umpires is Captain Anton,
when vears ago he was considered the Mm;
of kickers. '
Ten cents a week.
t ur tlour eery mornlnt'.
JI 00 a j ear by mall.
'i'ell your neighbor.
llcin'i unit until ni nru airlc before trying
Little Carter's I.lver I'llh but eel a vUl a
once. Vou can't take them vvlihotit benmit,
Mutaitii tif List V ir In rr.imc.
It was not to bo expected i'..it tho Trench
vinevurdi would jleld as ri. h a lurvest
ill lh.lt ns the v li.nl .Irtna In li.e, , , . , ...
f itm irkable tor the nil tlllJ ns lor the quan-
tee; ut iiiu euiiu inauc, espet i my m the
lloideaux, Ilursuiuly and (Jii.impaijno dls-
trieis. wnere ono kuiioii is of mote value
thin ten Blown in other purls of the coun
try. Hut thotlL'li tho nlilt-lal iminni inc.
published show that tho eiuintlty of wine
made ciiirltiL- ISO! In Trance and Algeria
was about .W.MiuOiu gallons Irss than In
JkSl, tho total of iiej),Cfi,(jcj0 indleatts a very
marKed tntiease upun the averaue of the
Pievious ten jeais. Thu inereaso extends
to nearly all the deptituienta of I'rance
In which vtino is Brown, though hero and
there aie to be ound districts which have
not shared In the general Improvement.
mo to assume, tne
table vvliiei pest, the
110 still unenrtiAil
WESTERN SASH 1
Corner Nineteenth anil Wyoming SK. ICiinsns Citv Mo
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Tor Inebriety and Morphinism, 710 Wyandotte St., Kansas City, Ho.
The ltet I'lll I ever ued," is th frequent
reniail! of purchasers of L'irter's Little Liter
l'ills. Mheu you try them jou vtIU say ttw
t'allreircilii Short I.Iue.
Leaves Kansas City dally at 3 30 a. tn.
and reaches Ban l'ranels.o In seventv-ttvo
.'P",1- TIieri!flnber' this lime Is' mad J by : the
Uiilon I-aclilc onlj. city ticket oiUc" ifio
Main street. TeIu.--tA.eiiwl. '' ""-t. w
fBT'S-.V t'OMl'l.r.ii; touitsi; of 'illL'A'Mii:Nr-oK
TheWherrel .Cure Is the oldest cure, It ls Indorsed i, ei, it r.
??.n8 ',"" I',os''- t-'M irantes in v "rklis a completo ud i ,? P,,"ra,n,ent' an4 " the
tations. liecolkcttlieiels no Wherrell JnsiltuieV lo 1 KiiVai City, iuw ""ware of 1ml-
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Catlery, Iron, Steel, Wagon Wood Work, Nails, Safes, Scales Eto
Southeast Corner Tilth and Wyandotte bu, Kaas city Ua "
w. vr, wooDWAjin.
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