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AUTHOI .VI LITERARY CRITICISM AND BOOK NEWS William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson on the Presidency?Bishop Satterlee?A New Play by George Middleton. PRE9TD-N-CT. . -, - -Bj I >-.?'*? Ita r?aaa IU art Ita pp iit. is. i * ? ' '?'?"-*?,, Tt7*? ,.? l:?'-< ??*a* l? '*? UBaV a J *? ? Wilaon have born ? aannv te eperate . af a -reneral ? argfl l thal he ?na'erl that ' * ""' *, n of the question ar.d , ij rr alon of opinion , | nt of view both m B ???. 1 of a judge, are riven ?? volume before us. It ?a true I ? 'here could be no c;r,.c. . the caee, whirh haa ( .-ry of Mr. Taft'a lec- irea at the Univaraity oi Viri lireel refereace to a i aaaaelji the aropoaal of rreaident Rooaevell te use the army I the Penn for the nettle n%,.t . greal aathrai ite atrike. Mr. Tnft thinka that s':rh action would havr been laark . aad he doubt a , . ncy ariaen, Presi? dent R relt ild actually have .?,. tl Inka that Prei ? eonaidered it im . ? hc army te clo.?e the . -i he was advieed t(, 1 4!,,. ?i orr-ur-a in the course 0f a ( n of the acope of the , . ; Afra of the Preaident. yj[r. '.' ? course. not a atriel const: 'loe-' he po no far ?> **> apree ?arith Mr, Rooaevelt in holdinp that the ; , anything thnt hr ifl not expre ly forbiddea to do. Between trje ,. ' pee a moderate and 1 ,al" eourai " truction . or lacb ef ? ? Presldeat'i powera tive part 1 ? ? I Mr. Taft recof-ni-'.es The Doran books published Septem? ber 23rd which still further justify the reader's confidence in the Doran imprint. Ask for these titles at your bookseller's: THE TRIUMPH OF THI 2?y Horace Annesley Vachell California, Brittany and Engiand aaa abacki-round for the bir-gaMit novel yet written by th" author of aQuinne.va', Spragge'' Can von, etc. $1.40 THE : IYSTERY OF THE HATED MAN By James Montgomery Flagg "Authored by the illuatrator." Cler er foolins; on subjects like "Whiaker Culture," "The W hat-to-Wear Col umn," etc. $1 -25 AN AVERAGE WOMAN By W. Dane Bank The story of a boy who rnarried a hat hnisher in h.s f ather'af actory. By the author of James and Treature. $1.35 THE WQODCRAFT GIRLS AT CAMP By Lillian Elizabeth Roy The expenences of a group of eity girla camping out. Officialiy en doraed by l.rnest Thompaon Seton for Ihe Woodtraft l.eague. $1.25 BARNACLES By J. MacDougall Hay Fulfili.n',; all the promise of that re? markable first novel, Cillespie. Sug gests comparison with the exquisite ?rt of Barrie- $1.40 THE DAUGHTER PAYS By Mrs. IJaillie Reynoldt A very modern version of Beauty and thae Beast. The romance of a _irl who was true to herself. $1.25 DEAD YESTERDAY By Mary Agnes Hamilton "A imvi 1 of rarr- fineness. Wa haa are not had from any country at war ao tL.tr. ao endurinj^ a point of riew pre aer.led in n work of fiction." $1.50 THE TOWERS OF IL1UM By Ethclyn Leslie Huston Pra.blem* of famimam maternity ? aelf support in the exquiaite atory of a f irl who dared to be different. $1.35 There is not one of these books that is not conspic uous in quality in its own particular field. ri DOBANrOMPANY atW.MSa. NawTari r HOD0FJ i vtou;hton The Chorus liy Syhia I \ nd ' aari Among tr,* new ??...' ,1 i ? rr.ri I. It i? amaaal atni : ....... ;., [? ? , ... 4 . - . .' th're .a a '? ?.' V.r |.av? L.P. fJll rOM A ' a .681 5t? A*. N. Y. BooksBoughf . A '*.t',r. ar.'! a. r,-1 lt t. , . . Itfl WKI a IWorS .nall clla-etion. nt | , pr'lttfl ?r etbflf Ilt4?rarjr , , vai ; r??h dowa .' MAI.KAN, ?? " Vork'a Largast j '. ??.:?,.?.,, ar.,] *.*. N'aa BU, ti i: *?? %*** MM. ?4a ii -oi i-o. ram-sooKs*' I* ,. ,a'r'K* ***r ^u . , sa M Baglaae call aaai ^ ,?, BAXKft'l i.i i.at yyt/jii. til'j*. Jakia liiaalit al, IJ.rm.riflliaia-a. that it is & i_rt of the Conatltutlpfl which needs to be regarded vr-ry rl i rroetly, with a judicioUl blending of conservatiam ami couraca. - is, of eoorae, only a small part of the book. arhieh, deapita ita ; ilxe, is Botably eomprehen?i-e. lt be gtBI with thr problem which con frontrd the Constitution makera, to :. successfrjl middle ground bt tareea tha affenaiYe one-man power oi George lll. wbich drova thr. i oloi revo!;. nnd tho futile nn-man pOWBI of the Congreas "f tho Confederatlon, v.-hifh mude ona of the ghaatlieal pov in history 1 i it takei ui? the legialativa functioni ai tha Preflident, partieularly the 1 ? I power; the exaentive functioni. the Cabtnet, nnd the seope of exerutive BU ? |. the b ?wei oi ? exeeutioB of laa and the eommand of the army nnd foreign relationa; the impor* inn.f of tha power of recognition as ihown in the Iluert.. ease; and Inter ? Ion and the folly 01 dO manding that the Senate muit, con nally, BBBI upmi the arbitra of .very iasne that ir* raiaed ln ea of ita aobmiaaion to a tn bnnal. In fact, tho duties, powers, oppor tnnitlefl and limitations of the Pre- - dencr arr comprfhenslvely dlac by that man who i? of all living men perhaps the best fitted. hy experi inco, knowledge and temperament, to diacUBB them in an illuminatine and table mnnncr. The book abounds in apt eitations from the experience iii:.| recnnl* not only of his own ad? ministration. but nf the administratlOBfl of many oth.T 1'rrsidrnts, and it is notably free from even a suspicion of Iiolitical bias or personal prejudice. II i- wrftten with the lucidity of atyle and the sweet rea^onableness of which are charactrrlstic of .Mr. Tafi'i compns.rions. so it is easy and de lichtful rradir.f: to the lay citizon. as wrll aa inggeflti~e and instruetive to tho student of governmental affairs. Preaident Wilson's d;scti??:on of the office whi.-h he now fllla wai wrltten and delirered as a lecture to the atu denti of Columbia Uniyersity while ? E _ ? 5 B ? ? ? B B B m B "A Thriller of the first water." ? ^ - ritHadtlfihia Xorlh .11?' ri< on ;. ?"By 1 ? ANNA " KATHARINEI GREEN I THE CHIEF LEGA TEE Wi'h front i.. j'irre in l color. \ difltinguished wedding In the t]\\o of N'ew Vurk lociety, the young couple, both "f whoin are 44. itliv in Ihcir own right, m Isterrd at an exchifllre hotel, gone tn their ronm- and ten tninutos I .ti r the liriih- has romplete.*, di appeared! This openlng altua tion leadfl to a tale M myeterjl in Aim.. Katharinc Green's beat I s*>1''' R $1.35 NET. ? DODD, MEAD & COMPANY B New York. SOCIETYS MISFITS By Madelcine Z. Doty Poignant human documents exposing what goes on behind the bars of aduit prisons, es pecially in the women's wards, and of juvenile reformatories, with tuggestions for the cure of the worst abuses. Intro duction by Thomas Mott Os? borne, who says: "The facti the has learned must be told." tlluMtrated Price $1.25 net The Century Co., Puhliahers. The New Novel by the Au? thor of'' The Salamander. THE WOMAN CIVE& OWtN JOHNSON ,64 I'arfm, $140 nrt li all Booktcllert Jaunty in Charge Ry Mra. George Wemyii. Thr 1 . . ? Mr- ? creat#4 ? ehae* a.. 'ii ... j?...-. M * ti.. ... li 4 "th. I, ?? m . ? > '?r ? I? ? I, ? ?? - II ?,f .. 1 ? ' nplli Ity. ' ? I ? 'i'm. Bt II A Joyoua, l.uvahle Book rri'. |i N aat tt feeaMM- <''">> am_l t. P. UUTTON _ Co., Ml 5i? A*., N. Y. . v ?: '.ti LOUIS DODGE. "Bonnic May": Charlea Scribuer'e Seaa. h? 4vis yet a untversity preaidenl and h \'< not been nominatrd Bven for the p whieh he made ;? step* ti ni lo the White il, i e. Hia . which are almost < :lu vely Iheoretieal and eeademic, are therefore bboi ? dieintereeted and detaehed than th<.se which he mighl now er hereafter exprffH. \\.< diacrimination betweaa what he deftly ti rwi the Newl ? an and Darwiniaii theoriea ef governmeat la apt and pro: tub!". Bfl ii al e I ii ref* erence of the orij-in of the Prr.-l.lency te tho Whig Btateemanship of Engiand; thongh we must. wonder, then, Bt the investment of tho Preaident with the Itfl v<to power. in tha llBBB of George III, when th.at power had not ? in Engiand alaee Anne'a reign. In riew of the intimations eoncern injc legislative and ether operatioaa during some reeenl yeara it ia inter? esting to rccall whai Mr. Wilson .aid in 1908 aboul thr illegitimate meaaa hy which the President may influence the i ? ea of Congi He may bargain with meml?ers, not only with regard to appoint* also with regard to Icgialativa measure.*'. He may uae hi local patronage to naaiat mrm bera to ?-4't or retaln their aeota. il. may interpoee hia powerful in* fluence, in one eovati way or aa other, in eontieta for plaeea in the Senate, . . . Sucb tbinga nr.' not onlj deenly immoral, they aro de struetive of the fundamental un* derstandinga of eonstitutional b*ov* ernmenl and Aerefora of co*i titu* tional government itself. They are sure, more-over, ia a eountry of free publie opinion, to dostroy hoth rhe rame fcnd the power of the man who dares to prnrti<-o them. . . . The reprobation of all pood men will alwaya ovei i ueh influrncos with shanio nr i failure. We must regret that Mr. Wileaa thoucht it necessary te exj the n that the other i itioi of the world doubted the truthfulnesa <ind sincerity of John Hay ae Secretary of Stati. v..\ auspei ted a \ iddi ? d? sign under every utteranee he n ade, and w< ii ibI wond< i ? eeived thal impreBBion eoncerning a itatee mnn who wa eon pic.ily, above moat other men of hia own er any time, ;(p . .; by the world with eredi nee Wa ean unheaitatingly . him in thinking thal "the bflsl tateemen we can produee will be ?. ? t to AU thi ecretary of ? bul ? ? mufll wonder a' the , r ... whieh be fulfilled th ta* worda by aelecting Mr. Bryan aa hifl first choice for thnt eapremely impor? tant oSee. Truly, it is one thinj- to view thi Preeideaey from afar ofl ar.d quite another te oecany the office and I ra ? . , i to adminiBter its d However, it was as an arndemlr. nnd leral ? the .heory ? th? Preaideney thal Mr. W llsona leeture uraa intended.aad not aa a rr0* phetie eommentary *upon hia owa aa* n tratior. _ From the Housetops By George Barr McCutcheon Author of "Brexcater't Mtl liona," "Granttork," etc. Is there a *' Super-humanita rianism 99*} Dr. Braden TaSorpe, a attrgeoa and the hero ol tlir atory, ia i humanltarian - bnl lif haM advanced ideaa OU "liiiiii'init.iri.-iiiiMn" tow ard the hopeleasly afflicted. [tnagine ,*i greal Trual to pro motr lllf Hat* that SoCietj should have the right to take the final atep in alleviating hopeleaa, human auffering. Then, too, ? greal fortune, a great love, aml ? great greed complicate the plot and tlir dratiniea of the rharaetera. Illustrated. |l.40 net u b a l.yman AMmtt aaya of THE ULTIMATE BELIEF By A. Clutton-Brock I 4 ' . . - ' p.f? Ittll > !'. I hr ()ut ? * . ?? II r-nin Abhott Mfl "So , raala I In 1 lltl I - |hi Ul-lirala Halla*!. aafl ?? -?? > d I latl ? II :?? apll ' ?' ' ' UI irl" ' l I ? . i' m Iha 1 . ? Mi ' . ? . ! . >r Ir. '? , r Iii Truili. and Ba lal la B?aal| " |l ' ,, ? liVflt. eotrm.) au ii. I. P. Datlon & Co.. 681 RM Ave.. N. T. sm GILBEKT I'AK-KR. "The World fot Sale": Harper _ Hros. BISHOP SATTERLEE A Worthy Bio^raphy of a Nota blc Churchman. A MABTEB Bt'IIaDRR U-'-l Um Ut. and I.--, 4 ?? Benrj T.tt. Battfrtaa T1r.r Hl.tup o. u,. ? |t g ir. ___ ii B_- ertui PM inii... and aw?i.iHaa. BB Pf- ?*'. ,l7 i, | .. , i, ... a i ., Tara thoughts Inatinethrely arise at reading of the title-page, to be con firmed repeatedly at reading almost e\. ry page of the whole stately volume, and to stand as a most sntr-fyinp con-J rletion whea the reading is tatahed. Happy ti... writer of tha book to have! such a subjeet ai- Biahop Sattarlaal And happy thfl aubject of the book to , h?vi- >uch a biographer aa BUhap Bl?atl Thi two are cortiparablr and eongruoua ln pn'-.-'. m idaala, ia .iflioa, ln lympathii -. and the elder thua findfl m tiie vounger a ilngularly Hl reeorder ar.d interpratar, w> are made to foel j that we ara iookinp directly at Hi-hop Satterlec and not at a mere limulaerum formed from the iclf-exploiting faney tt another. We ara looking through a medium which dtscloses and not dis ?orts, and which is at once transparent and illuminating. ln ancstry Uishnp .-atterlee en.-oyed a union of those two elements which eontributad mOflt and best to the found inp of the American state and people. He came on tho one hanil from the Soterlf/H of Domeaday Book, throuph itterley of the Wars of the Koses ea of Devoa, the last ettl ng in New England in 1685. On thfl ""her hatnl the names of Mynderse. ti.; j ,.?. i tell of Ihofli wha al neitemanl of Uaaelinei followed the track of Hudson and founded the ?eat of rmpire o:i Manhattan Island. | >me notabla raapacta the Dutch ?ratti prevailed above the English. Vet thouph h? arai born in the Dutch P.e formed church. Henry Ya:.= Satterlee soon became attaehrd to the American hranch of tha Anglican communion, and to it deroted the labora of a fi life, though with ri broad eatholielty that tamped hii ehurahmanahlp as al! the more penuine because it was so hberr.l An ctipapin;. pieture is piven of his early eareer n? reetor of '/ion Church. at Wappinger*! Ka:;- Indeed, th he iaid m a dual sense. for the m i d pieture is inpplemented by nn exquisita engraving "i" the church building and by another of the younp reetor. Of these ar.d the i.urnerou-r otlvr illustra tiona .n ti.e volume it ii tittmp to ro* eor.l B word of ipeclilc praisc. In thaaa n_ys af "proceaa" enpravinp* many bookl auffer from a muitipluity ot' crude and cheap photo-engruvinra. i || ? ie plates in this volume have the mallow ci..41'im of both mazxotinta and photopravuies, ar.d in both VieWI and pertraiti ara altogether delightful. II ? commp to Cavalry Church. New York, " ? short of rpochal, for himself and for the Kpiscopal com niunioii in this city. It wai B darinp experiment for the younp ehurchman. Calvary its.it araa bb experiment, | remained to he 'oatifled by 'he lii. predeeeaaor there was one of the most notable Hi*hops of that time. Calli to thi vaeanl ['.-ir; -h were declinad lueceeaivaly by at leaat three ni. n arho praiently bacama Biahopa. Then hi acceptad a call; himaalf la tima to becoma a Biahop. aad he had Bj hii - there three or four jroung elargyman who lubsequentlj were elected to the Epiacopate. Above - churches of Naw York, Calvary aras B VeritabU School of the Prophi' His preat work there, for a free church. and for a church which. sho'ili Ifl a peenliar sen^o render hiph r;v:e ?erviee to tht- whola public, aras bb idaal preparatien for hia epiaeopal labora, and for the founding af that national eathedral which was the rr.,wnir:p B-hievemeBt of hi* life. A<; the tir*t Biahop of the Dioeeaa of .Yashinpton he became not maroly n vO_GA BARDEL1 DY 5TACY AUMONlEI\> fl*?*?? of ifir most striking (_-_J an?l ni. morablc novc 1. of tiie . rason. It crntrr* upon a strnner, beautiful, nyaterioui biu* lica] graiut- lier loves, hrr f-trnjrtrl*' . b0f vic torir.. A BPOVB of rharaolers al nio4-t uncanny in their r. ality. A backjrround taprstried with ricMi BoUccted hy an . xtraordinary l.mp. ra mrnt. hATHAKINK Sl'SANNAll PRICHABD. "The Pionaera": Oorge ll. Poran Co. ! national hut also an international Ag ur... keeal) and beneftcentl) Interested in the diplomatic relationships of the !..; iblic In laboriflg for the er-c tion of a preat fane of his fa.th at the eapital he was aiiimati d hy sev? eral motives. One wa1-. af eoursa, the natural desire that the du.cese should have a suitable cathcdra! chura,.. There ean be no repmach in assuming that he also desircd that his own communion should be as well repre? sented at the eapital as any other brancn of the Church. Certainly it was altogether praiseworthy for him to desire that the Chriatiafl Church. ond even the Protestant Epiaeopal Church, should be as greatly magni fied ns possible in the eyes of those representatives of all the lamh and faiths of the world who make Wash inpton their American SOJoarniag fTnoe. I!" wa* ? man Bfl these luminou*1 and sympathetie papes depict him. and as his own writinga, .reely quotad, portray him of exeeptional power ar.d charm of personahty; and of un failing and all-prevailinp ipl ritual mindedneaa. He waa a man among men, a citizen amoag eitiaena; hut as such, m society, in diplomaey, in all the rclationsrrps and Bctivitiea of hij Dneeaaingl] active and effieient ea reer, he was sunremely an Apoatle of the Faith. It is such that his lovinp disciple and hioprapher reveall him in a hook mark.d with fir.e self-flup preaaion indeed, we mipht wiah that Biahop Mrent had put more nf ' ? into the book unfailing taste, a gentl.' play of humor. and an B| elation far be'ter thari m.-re enthusi asm frir his subject would have been It is in all rospects a most satifll work; in which, to repeat our tirst SUggestion, SUbjeet and author are each happy in the other; and rn which in the>o days of too often sloppy j book manufaeturing it i* pleasant to ! record the puhlishers have done their part worthily of both. THE OTHER HALF The Job and the Joblcss?A Venture Into the World. RO.VETMOON F\l .TKIMl.S'T H? Mir?- . tu i s-..,., | ; ,,? J.', ,, !,, : I r ?? ll UUBIa i The experiment of the authors of | this record of its results doafl not re 1 commend itflelf a* the pleBBBRl way of spanding a honeymoon, but then, ! they explaln, it was the otily time they ? could pive to their venture, the only period in life wh?n tha world our own Immediata parl of it leavei us really and truly alor.e. So the newly matried couple elected to po to Rocheatl r to endaavoi to ton their livel hood bj | working. In other arordfl, thej j , the n.nks of the unemployed. '?? 'her had given Bqy previoua thoupht to the problem, beyond reach i ing the general eoneluaioa that there is something aerioualy wrong with our economic system; that the theory of their own wel-to-do circle that there is work for all who are willing to work is failaeioUS and uniust. N'owhere in their book do they give the llightest hint <>f familiarity with the voluniinous literature of the problem. The conelu sioOS they draw, each from his own ex? perience, diiTer widely. Mr. Chaae ad* rocatei lahor exchangei and anemploy ment hureaus on the lierman system. .Mrs. Chaae demands woman saffrage, v.hich will regulate hours of li.bor ainl thi'ir enforeement and establish a min imum wage for*woman. Tho man diseovered that poverty and .?ii' po together; he, in hii phyaieal exhauation and dlacouragement of daya and daya of valn *earch for em ployment or of anderpaid overwork, came to andarataad a*hy the bathtub of the poor is of most service as a ri ceptacle for coal. He came to appreci atfl the popularity of the cheap niovies as a refugc from the deprfl ssing iqualor of "home" represented hy _ cheeriOBl room for light housekeopinp. He Inveatigatad "buaineafl apportuni ties" and their swindles, found that people are not discharged, but "laid off." and, after latabliahing ,2.. as the minimum on which a couple can live With SOBM small measure of enjov metit of life, confe<s. ? that I ft< i eight tt ixpariment he reaehed tho eoneluaiofl that the sort af drab ??>? latence le.i by the majority ia not worth while. Mrs. Chnse, who applied for ninety f.ve poaitiona, filNd in sueeaaaioii thoae , of "extra" and pianist in a tOB eent store, araitreas In b cheap reataurant, r iti a chemical shop. eheeker la a cr.vat factory, and pianist in a mo*. ie theatre, never receiving b living irage. She fixes the point where the unem? ployed becorr.e unemployahle, expoaei ?i;. familtar abuses and extortionfl of < mpleymeat aganeiaa, and dwella, fron her own exinricnce, upon tiie differ ?nce betwcfln the treatment of those applying for domestic sarvica an.l for BOYD CABLE The autlior bll CtUfhl the spirit ol . altl. mri_ tren.h life, BETWEEN THE LINES ACTION FRONT tl M nrt V^-'.,r- extra. DOING THEIR BIT ll i'i net l''i?t.iK? mra Thr\ . re.ithc thr huinur, ing cilv, ind pithns ol v.jr. E. P. DUTTON A CO.. 681 Stb A.... N. Y. GBOIGE MIIHH-ETON. "Th.> Road Totrrther": Henry Holt at Co. induatrial work And she had more than one i i daager. [neidentally, Mr. Chaae rontirms the reaull ef ;>n expcrimenr made hv Rob erl Louii Steven on, who di-aeaei him aelf in irorkman'a elothee, and peeeed his friend* and ac<*uaintance* unrec ognixed. They barely c'.anced at hia garb, nnd failed to see him. Ajrain. m his aeeount ot' his trip to America in the Bteerage, Stevenron told us that his companions there, workintrmen, failed to pereeivfl that he was not of the;r class. So Mr. t hase: Our story was alwaya accepted without qaeatioa. We were uni -,. ? all) received as a homeless, joblcss couple. Marj-aret's >|esire to work was alwaye reparded as ganuine. Any idea that we or our ? iy have entertiiitied as to a eertaln quality of distinetion in our bcariag that mitrht perhaps he ditlicult to bide such ideas col lapsed with alarminir suddenness. We were from this timfl on nobod-.. ios. "Koston" always cxplaincd our occcnt. a-? DRAMA AND STAGE George Middleton's New Play? A Manager's Oloom. -rm: n<>an -fnaCTREB, a < ? tem-yrineoui Draou Iu ratii .4 ta B. (;^-t* M.im*?l u .. a Hm t HaH * Ca thi; TinTi! IBOtT THI THBATRt P- ?**"?? H,. Knoaan -ThaeirVal Ma ln n>* Tnrk ;t, I;: Ctnetoaall Bte?aft ?. KfcM l ? George Middieton is America's only aerioua contribution to the intcrna tional drama of the period. Europe may --"p our commercial suceesses and judge our current drama accordingly, it ifl certain to discover his plays in the course of time. and to add them to ita repertory, to the ;>est trathered from all civilization. And it is, un l Btely, likely te discover htm be? fore he : 'i'l' r<'''oi:mtion on our atage, He bU been pro.luced here, it is true; but even so the ajaaa of American theatre coers know him not, A BB1 biBB, nnd admirea alike his teehnieal ability and the obeerya tion. the underaUnding of life which . telliagly embaeMea. Hii ia tbe eemmon aeaaa that ia akm .,, riaioa. He aeea drama everywhere d him in daily life, not merely the drama 4)f climaxr*. but above all the drama ef the quiet, often subcon scious nnd even uneoneelooe progress toward them which is the preater. the deeidiag parl of existeace. And he Interpreti wamaa, not merely moriern women. He piereefl below the surface of the h"'.tr, Often in advance of its time, to the foundation* of her emo tional being and itfl proeesses of thought and action. "The Road Together" is U study of thoau bonda apart from love and pas sion which marriage weavee, of the la teresta, Bchievementa and failures - that make it the enduring institution civilization holils it to be. It is a of the eonfliet betweea the wanderiaga of emotioaa and the la* ion'a ateadytag influence of eaa* aideration and reapeet, and, last hut not lea-t, ef habit Mr. Middieton does not in facile manner complicat*) th:s eonfliel with children. It la foupht BUt betweea three men and twe women, free to eonoult only themealvee, yet foreed to obey the rules of the road. it ii drama <?f the inner aelf, deftly externalixed by the tnilrstonos labori ously put up at the >ide of the road, which reaehea Ita partiag la material eonaiderationa of honor Bgainat ambi tion as well as of loyalty apainst va graat love. Georga Middieton is read with ateadily growing adnairation an.l la tereat In the readinp of thn new play of his one constantly refleetfl how much b"tter it woald act than lt reada. Whieh la only another way of .- that. like n!l his other plays, it reada exeeedlngly welL Wh.) is he? He knows "the arame." there can be no doubt of that. He has pa ed through the mill, from press agent te general manager for one of cur principal produeere, And now, after ten years, he ifl about to retire on a eompetence gathered from his labor*. Thia fall, he informa us, another namc will ho found on the door of his room ifl the pnxlticer's ottices. It will not bfl difleull to discover his i.lentity. Hfl rotirofl in a pessinr.stio niood. The truth iie tella is the dark s:de. Per bapi if be ha<l taken a year's real be? fore writing tlws book, not quite so of hifl pearls of wisdom would have taraed into hard. unpaln'able dried peae. For all that, much of what he sa\s nmst of it is und.Miia- j ?.? t. Aml much of it is aufAeientlyI familiar to those who have a eonnoc-l tion, however remotc, with 'he theatre. He dispeU the rlumour of the Btage, not only at a dietanco, the glamoar withi whieh inexporieaco aurrouadfl it, but thal jrlntnour, "Ki), which it creates groaad itself. largely throuph the press j agent. What he has to say ef the ulipshod, j ineompetenl way in whirh maaa* acriptfl ara dealt with ln theatrieal of-1 ticca is |>. rhap* flf preatet interest.! Ha ealeulatea thal lu,t<M plays are sub Blitted uaeolieited every year to^ the promineat producers of this city. From abeervation he has learaed that only one m every Bve MSS. la copynphted, and since the reconls of the Copyrnrht Bureau show that ahoat -."f10 dramatic niatuismpf* are repistercd every year, his figures may be accepted B? approxi n atflly correct. He iiuote* the case of Mr. Nirdlinger, whoee "Thr World an.l llis Wife" lay f.>r Ave years ur.reud in a maaager'fl oflsee. When Aaalla he was aaked by letter how be wiebad it to b? returnfld to him. he aaswered not to tioiher, as the play was BVOU then run i np at Daly'fl Theatre. I'ublishers and magaaine editorjtare ever on the look Now Ready Mr.H.G. Wells'New Novel MR. BRITLING SEES IT THROUGH In this stirring story Mr. Wells revcali the true heart and mind of the English people. He pictures the England of today in a way that cannot be easily forgotten?so vividly does he draw his characters and the scenes through which they move with high eourage and heroism. Mr. Wells* new novel carries a profound message to all Americans, but the chief interest of the book is in the story itself?the life of Mr. Britling and his family?this ii what wins and holds the reader _ at? tention. Art Early Reviewer oayo of Mr. WelW new novel: "There has been nothing so fine before. . . . The w_ hns reacted on Mr. Wells: his books for all their brillitnce have seldom before brought a catch in the throat. . . . h. is growing in humanness, surely, as he grows in vision." aVrtir Ready At ... Bonkttoret. ,*/.... THE MACMILLAN COMPANY, Publiihera, New York Out Souls Resurgent A novel of the West whose eourage and veracity in pre senting typically American situations and conditions give it a national significance. By Marion Hamilton Carter $1.35 net Charles Scribner _? Sons, New York Two Delightful, Racy Diplomatic Records Lord Redesdale's Memories The Nea* York Sun says: "A feast of aneedotes, flharaeter ihfltCMft diilomatic embroglio, political, literary and artistic ra__iBceacefl, II ? delightfol an autobiojjraphy as has appeared ;n _?iv a long year. Private Correspondence( 1781-1821) Granville Leveson Gower (First E*rl of Granville) Editad hy hia daughter-in-law. CASTALU COUKTIS- CEANVni* An important eollectiOB of private !etters givin* valu.il>1' aidol ttit ot the BOlitiCfl and diplomacy of the' last jjreat raconatmctiOB ol hnrop* Travelling everywhere and viewing those troubled times thr_u?fh tn? eyes of a dozen netions, I.ord (iranville's correspor.dence is eipedflllf important to students, owing to the many anglei from which he ??w things. I'.aih2votume$. Net. $10.00. Pottagc extra. AtoOtOOOokbtOb E. P. DUTTON & CO., 681 Fifth Avenue, New York Addresses oi Charles Evans Hughes Ineludiiig Um Addrrss of .... .ptanc.. .July 81st. I91S, vith an introduc tion by JacobGoul_Schurm_n,Pres.of Cornell University Cloth. FrOtUit. 4o0 pagrt. %\M nr' In these public ulterances arr contalnrd the political phUoflOW - Hughes, his rkwfl on nat. mul issues, hifl lUtesmaiuhip, and Pr*f~?J: grasp ol" affairs,?ro vital to the proper understandinfr of the caBO_fl?* qualiAcaUoaa for thfl highest e_ea nt the disposal of thr NathM \otrr ran nrglrct this mjIuiiic, which is a rerord, in the candidate so? worda, of his political COB-ictlOM. I^;.?J?^V% G.P.Piitnam'sSons ??Er JULIUS LE VALLON By ALGERNON BLACKWOOD Tht Times says: "Mr. Blackwoo.'s first published MtfOB w*nJ'[ h-m th. immediate attention of the discriminatinj:, BBd *ach BBB* - adils to the surety of his position tn a wnter of BOCaliar ulenti v.tv great skill. This new story is concerned with the thflBM <? ineai nation, which under Mr. Blackwood'i hand takes cn ?* Bfla *P" ard a fresh plausibility. With a very skillful and artistic ^ hani*^. k.'eps '.he re .der'* interest arou*ed, and his lUBBOBae at P"cn .g the suietv of a core of traredv to the whole affur. a tragedy tBBI '? its face. recedes and beckons. and eonstantly thrill* wilh the preeov Bf itfl coming and the doubt as to what will be its form and nature ?1.60 net. Pottaqe extra. .Int, tfookitort. E. P. DUTTON & CO. 681 Fifth Avenue, New Yet* out for new authors, the theatrica! man I poignant pictures ot th* P J .?., n.ncludes; the manajrars utterly neg- haa frown old and lost nn or m,nH lect them and ends with i-Bie very ?rei" ^ This veteran holds that the rjuality remark* upon dramatie rru' _ ^h**' .'f our plays has much improved in the file of his book <* more r k ^ iast ten \eais; he pronounces the in- sive than ar* its cont.-iits, ^^ rtuence ot the Drama Uagu_ upon tha, much usaful Information. boa office to be nii; ha drawi lorai I If ita warninga will ba ?,#?-??