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LITERARY CRITICISM AND BOOK NEWS Plays for the Study and Playa for the Stage The Public Services of Andrew Ha.swell Green Other Book Reviews. PRINTLD PLAYS. he rroiTivi v ''"'?' x '* Bl ' ' THI ' ' I ilarK a B. W. v.' v SERI1 ? ta/hlie ' London laat sum* ? |ea Frohma.n m-i . writlng than thej ng ? ? thal j ' ' rrom the American ? lew, Our tl ?; a tion, no! diac ? uro i'i'" ? prob .'i do ?it to , with ?: ? ogi ? ? and at i ontempo drama la pn tho * ' - ' and Indlvidual Ihe . . . poaltlon of woman, mai . both tha- Indlvidual Btre the toplca thal I agaln iii the ' playa re wlth atriking unanlmlty the Ith of tho main cun thought and p rli} over. I ._? ; ?? . ? wb :? wi a pro dnred in London earller n thr Beaaon wlth bul Indlffi ?' ' ?"?"? ***?*? ,, ... , . b wltl thie probiem, also propound-t i I Brleux In "La Femmc . < woman'a ecoaomlc Inde* her opportunlty and prepara doi, for aelf-a ippoii outalda \ho refuge Thr Pugttive has not been trained to mrn her own bn ? o leavea the con ? ? ? aheitt'rs her becauae it ecome a place of emotlonal tort .nder, too fine and not fine wlth this Bltuation ln "Iria.M bul hls Hved t" bo tnqueray Thr ive, -'ta.o ine." prefera death The -1 with Plnero'S great drama is unavoidable, not only on nronunt of '? bul alao be . . - nn admirahle ' drai ? writlng. The un javi ? of the situatlon in - rertalnly the beal thmg Mr .- d'-ne in the dramal I i The weaknesa of Hervleu's "The ? i many French tator aituatlon fo exceptional aa to weaken the att, LMvone brlnga with it many da tO many lahy nnths. but thr (.nr ln whlch M. Her* vieu entangles hia heroine and her firat and second husbanda ls too arbltraully conatrueted to make g potem appeal to Ametican eommon sense. Tho play iy dramatic, bul it la nol convlnclng. Thanks arr due to Mr. Kcnnrrley and Mr. BJOrkman for the "Modern larama Beriee," whlch promlaea * raime. whli h ll ira already ia, B ? tr, Btudi i i" of the contetaporai flratna. Ita dagvelop-BeBl anal proffj The aerlea la planned on a vaal acale, full knowledga ? ?'rid. it beglna aith tha tranaltioa from tha made pla)" to the naw, ler the Influence Of Ihaen; and it v.iii aerva to make avaltabla io Ameri of the drama that maaa ol anetitorloua forelgn playa arhleh, treat* ln_\ wlth local modlflcatlona, of ihe nd i roblems as oui OWn, are DOI likelv ever tO he seen on our Bi Hi ? markeil ln Franre tha traneltion from the old to the new in the theatre. Hia Importan e, what in tereai for ua, is already chiefly hlatorlcaL The volume devotod to his .? |i rn Drama Beriea" , ,,n. iina 1 ? i?'??'? e, "Tha Vuit ; "Tha tVaoman of Paria," and, in i ne-aa-t < omedy, ??Thi' Merry-Qo-RouTj-l," whi.h Is In reality somewhal broad farce, The '|T HAPPENED IN EGYPT ?V C.N.aNPAHwilUIAMtON ' FOR A TRIP TO EGYPT OR F-OR A FRIEND WHO IS GOING -?.?. ?> ni .ii kmartoan girl who gjypl thOTOUghljaiKj orherei r-itin_: -i' 'i ron antR sd>*en'turea in the <*OHI*M* l)f ll. JUST OUT At Ml Iinol<Htor<H Ntl $1 afj DOUBLEDAY.PAGEIt COMPANY C_r_an Caty N*w York rirei ..f th.---e ihn ?? d< a - ln grim i ern faahlon wlth tha plucklng of n . d her ? hlfdren bj h< i dead band'i mer nnd laa .. ., pre* hovei Ing around, '?? daah ln. ' L fai ? ia for tha cynli al truth of its opi i '* ?' lne , , . ... h< Iimi of the ; rrfol in.'in. r. sl ill holda j.,,,,.1 title ia t.-. | and therefore a I bel on thi P irialan w oman a libel made famlliai lon (;i).., ... ng been the poi ilai ln 1906. A akllful Btrut-tor ? ' ? ler ol ? ? idenl of tin- llfe "f nla peopli i? the i ? ei ige, ho long had thi wi I f dodgli ? ' the happ: ending 11 un popu Ih?1 threi ?Thi Btroi Like F and ..1111.1" he bold the uncompromising denouement. The flrat of theae hree dramaa reaem in its main ld< a B alneaa la Bual ln "l.ik. F ng 1.' avi a" dla | the moral dia Integration of 1 n fallen from rl hea to povi rty through the ng honest) of Ita head. "Sacn d Ground" la ' *? wifled e Iriangle, in 1 w if- haa remaini .1 true to her bual though l"'- ing the other man. ?* 1 ? deapair, kills himaelf. ll la after the d'a Jealo 11 his wife'i ,!;. ;'s dlatini I f:-,,-n 1 ? .- . onduct, brlnga abo 11 the . ataatrophe. i if Hjalmar Bergatrum 1 "K Borneman" and "Lynggaard A Co." it -4. ni aufllce to aay that they deaervc a place in thla Berles and the attention ,,f Btudent ntemporary drama. This Dan right stands In ihe front rank In his own country and on the ? 'ias won his there by notable work. After the man* ner of ii.f' ? ontlnental djamatlata, ha nol ehj at long apeechea, bul ha packa them wlth thoughl and occa alonallj wlth acrid humor. Of theae two playa tho first doals with S ami; navian frankness wlth woman'a rlghl ? io Uve hrr own life"; in the gecond ha treata of capital nnd labor, and m both wlth the lack of underatandlng be? tween the new generatlon and ? ?? He offrra no aolutlona; he Btatea and illuatratea Indlvidual oasrs, bul laya down the problema they llluatrate where ha took them up. The transla tlona of aii thr-se playa are good and the Introductlona trulj* Bervlceable. The American playwrlghta thua far a.lmittrd to thin "Modern I'rama Berlea" labor under the gerloua handl* cap of v.eing mostiy beginnera forced to i-ourt dlrecl comparlaon with acknowl* edged forelgn maatera of their trade Curloualy enough, two of thrtn have choeen to deal wlth the Mephlato theme. George Bronaon-Howard has turned the gubjept intn a readable farce in "The Red Light Of Mara"; Arthur Iiavison Flcke pi\os ns n rathT ab* Mruee "Mr Faustns" in hlank verse. lt will ne\er see th* footllghta. Me phiato advocatea Nlrvana; Mr. Fauetua -rrks tO reallse the sut.erman. A GOOD CITIZEN A Tribute to the Memory of n Great New Yorker. THE LIFE AND PUBLIC BERVIOE8 ' >F ANDREW HABWBXLJi OREEN By lohn Foord Illuatrated hro, pp. 0, ? Doul li da Pi g4 .-? ?'o. lt is well to he reminded. in theaa days of Bomewhal self-conaclous re form i1T.1l "uplift." that there were brava men befora Agamemnon. cational efflciency, municipal economy, tax equaliaatlon and reform, * ity pian ning, atid extension of fanlllics fnr recreatlon, are among the foremosi topica of to-day. But here araa s man of gf-nius devoting an a'-tive llfe to tv'. practlcal working out of such projecta more than half a 11 ntury ?>-". bi I achlevlng reoulta arhleh aeem col rion when mmpared with tha undei takinga of the \a?tiy greater dl our da>. The a'ti\e .at-rr ot AndrOW H. nr.. n la naturallj flh Ided Into thn 1 parts. .1 tirst. follOWing B bo and youth marked wltb Intenaa .st ln religion, edm atlon and politica, he bC nn'' preeidenl of the Naw Torfc Beard of BducatKm, made himaelf an Buthorlty on tax aquallaatton, ami than laid aii a 'n giv.' himaelf to tha- task ..f creatlng Central I'ark and a.f planriini* tin- a.i.ia. i-nt parts of th. dty. in tins ll Ifl latereetlng to rx that he advoeated a greatai wldth a,: ajtreeta, and earneatl) proteatad ag ? permlttlng tl ? 1 bmenl 1 I nnd pon I 1 ''??? sM< walka a.f Fifth n\enue. Had hia 1 ounael then been followed, thera would hava I. no need of lir, M< Anenj 'a ati wik for the i? ni"'-al i.t auch ol tii.iis. lt was while ln- was t'. gjaged ihat Mr. i;i..n coiieelved and lunmiilKat' '1 ''a- Idea i>f iinittria,' Nea York, Brooklyn ami other gommunil ? into a glngta munl< ipalltj. nnd al* tiu-jugh tha fulfllmenl aif that uaioii was poatponed t.i man) yeara, nt last. under his peraoaial directlon (md .1 i.a kmga t.. iins Rrat-meatloned a*m* nf ti i_* acl 1 Fron hia pcrh work he was called :o 1 4, ,.,,<? Birat labor, th. i.m ui- aad rrhai'iiiiacon of th.- i-i> toan-reg from the flordld ? "t theTweed rlag .. tved th. ? It] faom ln*?orv4MM*i al time meeting i<* public obligal . :_.|, thfl pledged ? redll of blmaelf hia frienda; h? carrled II ' through t'"* dart .1 inl ? ? ai of isTV although savagely abuaed bj ?? ,.f tha i"' 1 ai .1 made tha "'"l"' l ttempta al murder, ho eucceeded in , . , . . and marked ? aalutary 1 rtni ' ?> Ina palnl In New 1 ? : ? , 11. K'" ornmenl Tha thlrd parl of hla life work waa ,,,, ,, ? .-ix. and xari'.l of "ll. Rnd bi a of IU loft) ?nd gltrulaU. Id* .1! n flttlngl ? ?'? 1 eunted the Thia waa his actlvi , :.h p m tl multll .'!?? of enterprls* 1 ,- | ,,, minlsti r lo tboae hlghei , r humanity whii h "practlc ii" ,,,.,, 1.ften if Ri" '? Amoi bul nol all of them, wera the Nla ? tion, tha Metropolll m m ie* '.-ii of Art, the American Muaeum . itural Hiator*. the ?*k?loglcal the New VmU Public Llbi New Tork Unlveraity, and, ln some re 4,,., ta above all, the American Bcenlfl . | Hlatoi Prcaei atlon Bociety, \x ih its greal numbi r and variet** of ., raorth* a hi. vem. nta. Upon ?" ,,[- theae the name of Andrew Haawell la written large, In lmp-*rlah able charactera. Niapara l'aiis pro ?? from deaecration at .me end of this Btate, and the Now Vork Clty Hall erved from Bpollatlon or deatruc* Uon al th*- other, are nohle monumenta to ;i man who, wltb 'ho mosl Intanaa and efflcienl practicablllty, labored un Bclflshly for hlgb Ideala and for valuea xxhi'i x\**to expresaed, not In dollari and centa, but ln beauty of nature and art. ln hlatorlc aaaoriatkma nnd aentl ment, and ln the iiiumlnatlon ani adornmenl >>f human nf^. The preaenl work la more a Journal latic record of Mr. Oreen'a career tlian an analyais, a atudy or ?> panegyric. But th<a Bimplfl facta bto ln thatnaelveg so BUfl_rge8tiVfl and lApt*?rgglva 88 ?<* make thelr uncolored nr4*-pantatl4W a Bource of tnaplration nnd enthua to every on** wh<> is capable of appre* riating noi.ie alma and greal achleve ment.s. HUMTING WITH A CAMERA A Nature Student's Trophies in Word and Picture. THE R< 'M I SCE OP THE NEVl l ' >1 ND-i LAND < 'ARIBl IU An Intrmate Account .,' the Llfe ..f the R< Indi ei of Noi th l .... ric? By v a Radcli ffe Dugmore, r R G. 8., P R. P. B Illuatrated xvith pali iwlngfl snd photographa from '? i ii"- authoi I irge Svo, pn. vh ? i M UppincoU Company. Mr. Dugmore, |na author and lllus trator of "Camera Adventurea In tho African Wttda," "\\iid Llfe and tha Camera" Bnd "ther hook? doaling wilh tha wllderneas and the aport of hunt Ing aith a camera, needs no Introduc? tion to the liirK** numbera itu which he himaelf Iihk added through his book*) uf nature lovera who prefer obaervatlon to deatruction, preaervation 8o extei minatlon Noi that he dlaapproveg of shooting altogether, whlch would be ; uiireaaonahle, hut ln- proachca modera 1 tion in th?- COlIOCtlng of 11 ..j hi.-.-. This tlma it is aboul ona of the com* paratlvely little known Bpeclea <>f American big mini'. thal be tella us In a large toma whoaa contenta are the ri .-'.it of nine yeara' atalktng nnd Btudy. The hunter eeea the cartbou al only one n of ihe year, and that the on** at which tba an'mal la d'.idvdiy not at ita beat, In theae pogts ?e are taken i through th<* year almost from day to day, much 8hat has hitberto been itn Iknosm lfl pui down, ""'I some of this left for InveetigaUon the curious IcOstom of tl"- fltflkga, for instance. of lezchanging herda In the mating s*a , son. Repeatedl} Mi D ifpnora has wlt u behavior. Two atags, at thfl head of thelr herda, axould , ni., t. but, Inatead of Sghting, ea* h eaeri - oa n doea ami tgka . , of the other'? 11(1 XX I" ? . T 44. | t . done iii hi matu ' ' I way, aa though il were the ? ? ? dui appareni l_ all boiii erned w* ,? ? I \* || h the ? hsng* ? 11 did . ..i with ths ?uatora "f anh Once BAora Mr. Dt*gn*-o*rfl romreuni* 4 io h.* n ad* ra .he .i. iights ..f huntlng Wlth n ...in-rr,. a SPOII .hat i- 1 intlng with a gun in the demands it nrnkea iipofl tha hantef*a Ing. nult). i ? raiatei il lem **. bla xx.Icraft, Btu . trrentfl ami Bounda, hla i Ircuraape* tlea In apiaraa. h lag cloael) enough for n>*- eapogura and anapplttg of ? 11*4'*- Thera is a cbap ii ebootfnff., and another *.n *amj? ing. and th. IflUffl I;! naiiori.s ar*- nut only I'lautifiii, bul of valna niik** t.. tha naturallsi aad la tba unlaai-nod in.er ?,f wlld ni* AN ISLAND OF DELIGHTS Crcte and What It Offors to the Tourist. .? wii'I.m; IN a P.hTl'. Wll ' " opon ihe Anlmal and Plani life of the i ii\ Aubj n Trevoi Battj ?? if>. and x map No, pl i ondon Wlthi rbj i ''" Cn te la a treaaun ho-uai le th< arch giat, a perpetual thora la tha lleah i.r the dli lomatiata of tha graa! pow I mosl wldely knoa i ... of Bt. i ...,..'. n.'.i ? I and Turl i through a roman! blood talm d page ol hiatoi i nding wlth the li g< of ?' ind Binci Ihei haa be4 n, until qult< recenl eara ,,,,,. ,,f ,?,.,., ution and n belllon. The haa with.irawn now; whal M ? irms remaln on the laland n.e Cretana Ithe deacendanU of converted Chrla tlana **Vheth*ir union a th Oreecewlll bring the blesainga expected from ll la ;. matt* r ol much doubl to Mr. Tn i<;in.. ? t iXti ? be i w rvea, "wlll soon dlapel thal dr. ara " *nd Turhey haa boughl a M ",r' adnought i, |g nol aa an hlatarian or nr. hsaolo ,i, ,,. 0f inti rnatlonal polltlca thal our author wrltea howev. i b - . , . arho would bava otherfl ahare th. della-hta of ? garden ,,?,, |n tha Medlt. n in< ai tl ;,> " Bomathing llke Blclly, bul gre. ner add ,,f r/atera Ba beautiful <?* Corfu arlthoul thal laland'a , ,. ?. . -? ? fllei <? ' r ? ? , , r __n ui,,, bUj there, ai d 11 ?; hard ? . prhai li la aaa. tly dua 11 perhapa, no.ll ?" the Bhear ltJ ,,f the Island and In the 8. Kold< .. and m - .. . ? | -" i i ? ?,,, Infiui i ihat mak. em ia ,.; ... ? .,?,, . . ?,.,, i t, i. mot. soothing, i fl ted ln Mr. . pogi He awakei 'p toefol* i.,'.x m hli l ivel. One musl bi i read) to l< ad a Bomewhat primitlva ex lati n.e while traveralng Creta and aall* : ing ni ll ? wati' ? ,,,i; n'' poaltlya hard* siupsi need ba feared CURRENT TALK OF ? BOOKS AND AUTHORS The Authorship of "Home": An Inference?Lord Mor ley'.s New Book?Style and "Stylishness"? Christina Kossetti in Later Life. Tha- penetratlon of an author'eahleld of aaonymlty la an old and legitlmati gport, ne\er more go than when his Ipublieher volunteera tantalitlng clewa to his idiniity. as hai bi -n done by tho I Century Company In the caai ol "Home." This novel, so we have been told, la the -arork of a member of our diplomatic and conaular aer real la aaay, or al leaal ll aeema to be, for th-* conclualon here drawn may be tha wrong on? nfter all However. it I has much In its favor. lo the Bral place, what internal e-a-d-ence the atorj itseif furnlahea polnta io the conaular i brani b of tha aervii a, Now, the acene ,.f "ip-iii.*" i.i laid purtiy lu Braail, Bral ai Pernambuco and alterward ln the interlor of the republ'te. II 'hen ghlfta te Africa. Conaultatlon of the con* isuiar llata In the fllea of the Tribune | Alnrnnae brlnga t.? light the fact that : Mr Oeorge Agnew Chamberlain wai United Btatea Conaul at Pernaml ! ni 1906 '"'.'. and that in that \ear bl 1 -araa prom >t< d to [_ouren_o Harquaaa, ln i Pcrtugueae Baat f-friea, whlch poal he I Mn bolda. Mora...ver. Mr. Chamber? lain waa the Braalliau correapondenl a.f Tha. Aaaoi lated Preaa In ihe early '.his. ami its t* nr- acntative al tha Pan .merlcan Congreaa al Rio de Janeiro. The famillar transition from Journal [iam to Uteratura thus srmis to be Mtabllabed, addlng to the strength of ! this attempl to Identifj the author of' i "Home." \ Macaulay lllustrated. The tir=t Illuatrated edltlon of Ma caulay'a "Hlatory of Bngland" ls an nounced by the IfacmlHan Company. It will be In *ix super roj ai octavo rolumee and wlll he completed ln 1915. There wlll be aina hundred lUuatra I tlona, Including forty-four platea In color, this plctorial accompanlment to the ta-xt heing planned tO KflOCt the life of thr tlmea In all Hs phases, aftor lha manner of Oreen'a "History of th. Lllglisll I'.-'ple." i About Cold Wavea. in hia readable little volume on '< ?ur Own weather," publiahed aome tlme Ago hv Ha-rper A Broa* Bdarln C. Mar* tin da-. larea thal cold aravea avei f..ur a rear, and thal the weather Bu ieuu has "atandardlsed" the cold wave, the standard raiytng aacotdtag to tim* and place. 'p tmrlh the fali nf tin. temperature n ial ba down t<i sero ? mldwlnter t.. conatltute a cold wan , the Wxathei Ilii of thi w.n'ii. in Florlda, on the other band, a t. nn.. ? ::: di greea PahrenlM ii siiftl.a- Mi M.utin, hy thr wag. de bualneaa "f the r .. )|. i ? i(..? ?reaull of llj attempl tn malntala a sta! li i ondll on Chrtatina Roisetti. Beeae InterealIng memortea a,r thh i .1 ara Ri'.en bj Kathertne T naa Hinkaon, ln her "Twenty-dve Feara." th- tirst volume ..f arhleh has )ual been publiahed. Bha has u on Wllliam Ho .-a 111 s authority that tha laat and d4 ,? ?-i ..f Chrlatlna'a love affalrg ara "?.-? wlth ?'. B. <'a>i'\. who tranalated Pe* ir.ii- h and H.-nnr. Jjinns i'..llinsun, it is ir, aii. d. aha rx fuaed i" i auae he a i g Cathollc, and Caytejj becauaa he waa an Agtiaiht). Sha> Dftca told Mis. Hin.'< hoii that sli. BlWB)'S pa_ ka-d up a place iof printed paper when she found lt, u should bear tha Holy Name and j be trOdden upon.'' lior,* li a more gympathetic plcture of ber than we are , accuatomed to gel from her uaual over wrougbt adralrera: [ ata w hen -he ? i the room. \x. arlng ?" ' - ?"? ' ,11 le akirta of an Iron ira twei d ,?,t-. . . Hei dresa did nol at all go xxitii her aplntual face and the heavllj li'i.i. ,1. xx Ide apai t eyea a/hlch "i" onl} ttnda In a higitlj gltted worAan. The Hde were leaa of a beauty than thi had bcn when hfr brothei dt-ilghted to i.;iii.i them i certalnly belleve that she made th** worsi of heraelf. perhapa as a apeelea oi mortificafJon Bhe *-\*?n affected a Bhort, matter*of-fact way of BMaJcing, which took ma eomewhat aback at our flral : meeting. Bhe put ..ne ofl Btttlng at her feel complctely. "I wrota euch melan rholy thlnga when i waa young." ehe : BaJd, "tliat i am obliged to be unuauallj cheerful, not t.> aa] robuat, ln my *.id Af a lator <lat*> f t*ild h**r h<>w taken |aback i had been by the dreaa and the i.to, and i remember how ehe laughed. Mrs. Hinkaon also glvaa us a dls tlnctls wholeaoma Impreealon of h?*r friend Mr. W. B. Y.-ais, deacriblng the i igh myatical panjandrum of tha ?'eitic movemenl aa a very almpla human creatura ln old daya Thfl Feataoftha Irlah theatn, and of mu. h pettlng and apoiling, la, or may be, sh'- aaya, Qulte a different peraon. "When he wanted to K" i" town," she ad.ls. "he was quite ready to tak** a eeat wltb Teanmy Mer rigan, who drove a milk van into town. The -mectacla of the poet sitting up among the milk . ana is a wcird one In rn- memory, . . . He would .lrive through the emarteat stxeeta in the milk van, unconaclous *.r caraleaa that it diffcred from the flncst xarriage" Anne Warner's Last Book. "Bunahlne Jane" la tha title of a poathumoua novel bj th** author of "Susaa Clegg" ..nd "Tha Rajuvenaitlon of Auiit Mary" whlch Little, Brown & i'o. gnnounea for publlcatlon on Pebru arx 14, on whlch day thej wiii also laaufl "fljucceea al Qolf," a beok by mx masl'is of th?* gam.'. Harry Vanloti, All xamicr H**n|, Qeorga Pun.an, Wil frld Rciii. i'ran.-is Oulmel and Law a Aj ton. Style and "Styliahness." ??si.. io m Uterature l - nol i ? xx rit'T ui "Tbe Saiuiday Ri - view," "nor Pangloee, who waa for U gchlng ih.* young i ? ? i to Bpell and xxrit.- pri 18* i' ?? hatever II I . boom hold it can bi cultivated bj asaiduoua in writlng and phraatng Bul [thal eurelj la more than doubtful. Btyl II bUt, xxii.-ti xxe c* mi' ii- i ? ? ihn. n __< h Uke ti"- ape, th. palnted api. <<t ?t_ le um to be the rareat and ri . icepUonal ' mind*. u llk* .ifl to the aroma ,.f iii.- beat xx ui.- ? \. ? pi thal the aroma ,, iooi .ii-. i Ibuted and loai Bul In oi ? matt., the simii*- would b. true there ean no more bfl ,x ithoul BUbetance, pl* ntj of aaa- | i ehlnd h t han In xx .n,> there > an i.,- , hoii, aroma nithout body, plenty ..f bodj The lasi thlng ln the \x,.iid thal -i le i?< ih i thlng x\ Ithoul .tn sbund ..t good -..ii.i atufl al Ita ......I f< stx i? entlally apringa from aubotanee. ii neve. ean be Bweetj aweety, <>i pretty* prettj as preciosit) x>.i* ahrewdt* au pectni of beini Thle te Berfectlj cieai ln ,*s iii proae Wherever there i** el ireal tyle there >s aub ? ihere is no flubetance thei r> la n.> stxi>-. .mis ;i Khastiv aimulacrum ? MODERN ADVENTURE IN CURRENT FICTIOK A Plemtude of Murders?IVlr. Mason \s Story of Qnj> and False Testimony?Mrs. Rineharta New Tal. _Old Wine in a New Bottle. JUSTICE ANO THE LAW. THE WITNBBB TOIt tmk DEFB1 -, i w Maaon l-'n" "v ?**'? Cnnrlefl Bcri'bfliar'a Bona Mr Maaon a lha oui epproval for the i t JCi L'ii-h barrlati i -* ho, la a mur.r , di ?..,--? juBti e to tnumph by oomaslttlng per* , .--.irious caae, ind drama! ?i teinote part of India. ln TfTera la tha ng British oftelaJ. I Becrel di in < Wtly lo fear ol -,..ii when Ip hli hi haa In hia p ? gn * portrall of Indian agltator thal eon m of belng the aaeociate of i om . e||, The adminlai Hl.tri ' "lll>' ar'd The l loved her in the ? wh.n marrlag .... . he.k npon hia vaultlng Ifter elghl ,. . ? n a tenl in the Indian lungie '? ttiwi aoon becoaaee clear to 'he riattor: the brutaMty of th-* huaband, hls halluclnatlons of Bar* i .. | bi i ? n achlng fi rth In the dark* neaa to take the telltale plcture from hlm, if neceaaary al Ihe ooet of his life; above all, ha a ? lha gutf-er inn: of the wife. Here bagina the real pi.it, whlch mu*' not ha- Blvulgi d Tha story bas a quality of its own. p li melodrama, bul nselodrania writ? ten by a man a.f high llterary at'ain ment 11 Is true flctlon, b? readei is uever allowed to hai ?'iga- a.r what is eomlng in advance ?<( whlch is a rule .if dra tnatlc conatructloa. But ll harfca bark tu the Btai?e apain In the .are wlth whlch certain "propertlea** ara- Intro ?i f..r future UBO, tha barrister's a-ol laction "f mlniaturee, for Inatance. He, hy ih<- waj la not the leadlng man. who doeg noi enter the story until : iv,f tlu murder trial m India ha aequel in Bngland, wlth new _ompUcn*< tions to k-^ep the piot moving swtftly. And, last hui not Past. the herolne suc , . eds in 9 innin-; and holding a-ur s- m i ati -.-. it i-= a capital storj CRIME ON THE DEEP SEA. THE AFTER HOI BB. a Btorj of l-ove. \i\ -t. rj and a Private 1 acht i Ma Boberta Rtnehart Illuatrated bi Ma; Wllaon Preaton. vin.o. pp, _H Boston. Th.- Houghton Mifflin Ctompeny. That gooai, old tag of the busy book reviewer, "one cannot lay the book down until the laat page has be^n turned," applies literally to Mrs. Rine i art'g !?.>".?? Btory. lt is a m-.del of in genious. in'rirate piot aonstrur-tion. and ? ? lt moves as smoothly and rapidly ns tiie Bimpleet of tales. Tiie rcader i.s . onatantly on the alert, complh ation is add-ed t-i compllcation, the horror of this series of nuirdors is not too much insisted upon. and tho alews furnished ari- as deceptively convlncing aa they oughl tn ba-- in a story of crime and its deteetlon. Taa betray even a part of the piot would be to rob the proepg road-r of as interesting an evening's diva-rslon as ran be found in the s. g son'a new books. Suftice it to say that a penniless young M !?.. the |nk on his diploma hardly dry. ships on board a schooner yaoht partly as decfchand, partly as a sort of emergency-substi tute-butler, hut in realtty, as he soon flnds out. U a pOBBlb-0 handy man ln ihe strange state of affairs that exists among the ownir, his wife ami their guests ln the <al'in. The ,,.-, ggdon for whkh the young medicus is Ueld in re <;a-r\e COmea; he cannot prevent what happens; he must na-eds take charge thereaftcr >>t a sit nation in whi' h ev.-ry member of that small company m tha cabin and befora the mast may he the triple murderer. The love inteivst with'.ut whlch no story 4.f this kind Ig complete nowndays, is,# it may be added, of more than the usually per functory quality. THROUGH MANY FIRES. W WI-KKK'H >T Hy (\nthta Btocfcley. l.mo, pp. l' '! i'- rulnam'a Sons. With all its up-to-tjateness "VYan derfOOt' I a neuspaper woman who has reported the Jameson Raid trial in Bouth Afri' i and a fr.ituier ri-ing in Britlah India?-thla story is. at boHom, a revlval of the old, old Bctlen <>t the noble, niisjudge.i boroine cruelly east into outer darkness, who through manj s..re trlala braveiy and uncomplalnlngty ti i rio wins ba*7k the love of the man who had heartleaaly east her <?fT under tha- gpall of an unworthy suspicion. lu the good old-fashioned nin tlu- BUtbOT I il. .-a ii|i the agony on the d.-voted head of thla l"'iic sufferinur woman b.-f..re she I m tin- ctOUda away, and bnn?s h-r to the happy ending. New York, the la|4 >.f Jereej and a French vlllage are __nos ln whlch the tal* ih laid. It "rurniahea good readlng of its Kinai, . ?h.iugh it is far from boing as su.veas ful ns its Bouth African predi*. essors from tha. aame pen. "Peppjr1 nnd "The i'Iiw ." The autlior has taxed her m \4iitiratu ss toa heavlly: there is just a little tim much <'t every Ingredlenl thal *p*aeg to the malsing of the pli>t, and rommon sense rebels a 1 i f t !?*. Kor throughoul this gtacj la fi. tion, nol llfe WILD AND WOOLLY. Tiii': TRAIf- '"> vi:stkki'\\ i a *hailes Alden Ha Itzei. |1 i-.lr.a'. m i.'iii". PP 4.'t>3 Th-- Outing I'ubllBhlng i ompan). ilcaders who BCOTB the effete West nf ti. .ia- maj int th-- traii" leadlng bm kwanl t.i all thg gOOd old red blood kind nf things in "The Tiail lo *i - Bl t ilay." Nothlng standard la tiati.iti ..f thia iliaia.i'r has ln'a-tl laft a.iit. "Had men," cowpunchera, the |ie ilrect, k.i*i play, murdera galoge, tha- ip.i Dug sa loiin, the gherUTg poaae, tba loat traii ?a. re* j at nlgiii the hi r ... ? trom theae ere i imber of nx-lodramatic thlnaj greflt ata . j^* phara. -,?, . * *'""' i ef nt uablo pai r ; fat^ turnfl " ? ? 'ather, a rw to make ,n g^m w -? ? crku ' '?**. ?. vaj aa a rw ? ... , , the heart of tl Vikali Ip. , we don * m< |Kr min-it-T *r>_, . . . to man Though ba & ' -I ITI rr.-.jttM|U man. with a m king drawl, *hofl.a. I tive for thia rurio deed -aBSjatai undera. o< >d ui ' he it?v The Light of Western Stars By Zane Grey .Mie did;.'t k .ai and when ? storx is told ?' s new no-r: pubiislied Mie -'-i$ a Kei girl and tl o-ra the miasu she t*-ts off the tra' the littll town iu*7>t this side t!ie turfui*; ican border. "Tlu* I. j.ht of *V*jt*r: Stars"' is not rij 4 rorder by any n man's size no?l? a sw inginr, tal< ?tr dent natural. and '? r that rei the more excitinj*. It reveall i Bfg jeg would like I. The White Sapphire By Lee Foster Hartmat Vs ould x ou le" * ;.ue ' p'-N d. i i r/our own home? Pead "The fi*** Sipphire" and see what cametji I * ibsorbinf mysten story alortf i* getlier unusuai li:ies?xxith a real krie itory ln It, too?and nol a little faa but no murder .ir-ii Noodshef i j co about ever*. ph.i-e oi the tat ana a charming g rl at Ihe venttttO the lituation. \ haffling, t.ifeaiasi and altocether deliuhttui stor). The Iron Trail By Rex Beach "ln The Iron l"ra - Rei Beach ht hit tlie bull's-; ! will be rer) much niistikea it ? does not proi e to b ie ol I*** ror popular books thai K Beach his *?<' written."?Philadelr |utr?r. "Th characters have a charm ity, the details ol the plot luve ?b aa hackneyed stre igth - A there it *** .i quantit* of i mor and bulidog purpose that !?*<'?*" proves a hea!: ' -?Chiop Continent. "A reall\ stirrinf rojajj mixed with mi i ItM *'**'. winds, ice. freshets .. J galeg ?J? frozen North is prese d the reaaef" ?Tlie Iron Trail. " - Rex Beach, author ol such *.ther ror? lar book! as 'The Spoilers,' 'The M ?The Silver Horde.' ? A Changed Man By Thomas Hardy "De Maupassa i. n ?'?"' ? ive written a* K""*! - '?? Ji' hax r.haiiued Man,' but he nerei New Vork Time; ,he* Ss there is a unitoriii t\ <vi high i.-JKj'j ment. a clearness ol perfection In ce ( ; cull to ai. ahicb iii** discover in the *)tmet o< ' othei living author."?Londca i* Graphk. The House of Happiness By Kate Langley Bother . ,, ,. ?,uA Cl Hu'iderV?V , VV at.-hiiian-1*8JSi?j-_ "She nukes us love liumaniti br.if hr cause she helps u> to u:,Jt,r*"nJ_|-r nu.iitx .* little better ^ hat -^ recommendatioti is needed '"'tt^_ House of Happiness?"?L*"""! 5 Journal HARPER'S MAGAZW The Most Intcrcstinf Matfa/inc in the V oriU I.AI ll"^)ut-of-print.booJ2 wiuitMK... e*< >"- ?^Ssal Butillahcl on any ?>_1?'?'? l^iaa-D r**Ja book fui.t.-. wtant Whaa ??*"?_.? * ti3-P ??r m> XiiaiO rate b. M ??*" .autfa***. b. >K aMIOP. Joim U.iitu .?. K""?