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THE SUN. SATURDAY. APRIL 22, 1911.
MAURICE HEWLETT'S TASTES
or VIU.UIY hack or
Mr.m i:ai, iiomaxvi:s.
Prccm-lotls n II llo) Mtiiltrd Law mill
iserxcil In Pnlille Oflli-cs Ucciiimllmis
rroalor. "I licep him unlit t want him
nml hnve ii look hi liitn now nml then a
lean limn of six fee! I wo Inchon, of Inordi
nate thirst, of two senrs on hid face, n
notched forefinger, n majestic nose, of
u long sword, two iliiKKcr and n stolen
horse, of experience in various kinds of
vlllninv, yet of simple tastes,"
As for "Tim Aconlsls: a Trilogy of
!od and Man," it Is different fiom any
tlilnir the author has over attempted
Mhlcli llc.iilli',1 In Mime of Ills Hool.s ' thtee poetical dramas, "Minos KlnK of
-A llr.ef incur..,,,, in I bV, of IliprKtus." "
Maurice llewlelt lixes III a lal'Re hoile , "I huxe wished to present more than
in London and his wife Is Hilda ..eatrh-e. ! '.-, .S nlnonV.TnkyM
moihI daughter r (he ll"V. (leorRO ill-, Hcriulim and then toKelher, a framework
font Herlieil '1 his much of Mr. Hewlett s fur philosophy. I have, tried to etpress
i nv.ite life the Knelish "Who's Who" (lis- i in 'Minos Klne of Crelo' the fallacy of
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in,' tiiii-n-m ( unceii iuii i Kmmiu.i i"'1
mankind and in the ancient views of
Vtrltrr of ld,l Minnril Verses
Tlieie was a (Ireek writer named
'I'rypliiodorus who composed an epic on
the. life and adventures of Ulysses in
twenty-four books, from ench of which
hooks in turn one of the letteis of the
alphaliet was omitted. That is to say. in
i loses, and Ho moie; nor will the writer
himself disclose any moie. Tim facts of
his life aie known to fewer persons per
haps than the biographical details of
tcores of author far less popular.
"I have leriiccd." he says, "lo give
Journalists any details of my personal
liistoiy or private elti-utiistalices hi-catlse
1 felt that they were Undine upon mere
notoriety and proposing to feed the pub
lic with what was nol good for it, even if
it had an apis-tite. The business of critics
is to criticise a writer ,,s such and not to
liein oui ins in-ni'-ii,' inaicrin, ,, inns . . , ,, . , 1,1
which really have nothing t , will, the I''1" llr1 " w" 'l'h ln
maker. I could write novels with one eye ' " ""' "''" , m
quite as well as I coul.l wi.h I,.." So he . 1 ""'' n.onslros. y that ho pro
tms been reticent l'"haPM.ot unhappily. o
Maurice Hewlett, wlm-e iince-tots are ' 'j'" HM,r?ll,- ,fh" -'f "'m" , , -
named as holding land in the Doom-d.-y '""' A.WIson wo of opmlon that had i
Hook or Komer-cl in Kfnfi Kdward the s,,rvlvcl 1 would have been imue quoted
Confessor's ,l;.v. an.l who ,an be tnice.l . kMr,,e ,,eri,,"tR th" ,l,"0 . of
thiouch KukHsI. historv in I'uritau and ' H""r- 1 is somewhat more surpmliiK
ill I l.lllt llll'11 IIIHV tilu n llillltoin ' ,v . .,
Kenlus sometimes condescended to theso
freaks f artilice, lending themselves to
' what wo can only call literary charlatanism
i Thus even I'mdur wrote an ode from
which li omitted the letter s. This
I species of writing began at a very early
'aRo. at a time when false taste appears
llo have flourished Fide by sido with
unconscious triumphs of the highest
ail. Theocritus and Anacieon both
yielded to the temptation lo write shaped
pooms, Theocritus committing an ab
surdity named "The Syilnx," an idyll so
constructed as to give the appearance of
a Pan's pipe, while Anacreon Is credited
with an oval shaped poem named "The
Dlher forms in which verses were
and io- commonly written were those of the
,i and Ho, the pair of wings and the altar: the
lseult author had to lie a draughtsman, drawing
' the outline of the do-drod shape and then
writing hi verses to fit. In our own
WOMAN BOOKBINDER EXHIBITS
Henry (lay Hewlett of Shore Hill, Adding
ton. Kent. His grandmother was a l lay;
and It may be noted thai his Hisi famous
hero as a (lai. 1'iospcr.of "The Knrrst
laivers." who himself held a high place
as a man of letters, a writer and a pro
As a boy he was extremely piccocious.
He read Krench easily at 1 1 and when only
15 accepted an Invitation to a croquet
party in classical Iji'in. ami soon after
won a teputation for hi imitations of the
manner of Plato. His prevailing pasrinn
was media-valisin. The lirst book he was
notUed reading lo himself was the "Mortc
d'Arthur," which he knew by heart before
finishing. He early became nn authority
upon heraldry iuid the history of clti v.ilry,
This was the foundation of hismedii val ,
romances; h" loved cluvalrv
mance. The story of "llirhird V
Nay" and of "Prosper le O.il" and
I.a Desirous" are natural results.
Hi education was imne loo leziilar;
miss r.nmi . inr.ui, srr.xr
)tnrkr,l l.nnic In Kuropc In Master the Art
Now Mho Shown 31 llraiillfully
llnnt Volumes That Won't I'sll Apart
If Vou Take l.lhrrtlis Mlth Them.
Turn back the cover of the most recent
best seller on your library table, run a
knife along the papor next to the binding
nnd see what huppons. Don't do it ,
however, unless you are careless about
having the romance fall lo pieces under
your eyes, because, the. chances ure it xvlll
confess that it Is a machinery bound
book by dropping apart under the opera
tion. That hand bound books don't have
this bad habit and that they huve many
more highly commendable attribute.
was learned yesterday tit the bindery
or Miss Kdith Dlehl at 131 East Thirty,
first street, where she Is holding the tlrst
exhibition of h?r own work.
Miss Dlehl is u young woman who
grew so fond of books at Wellcsloy some
eight years ugo that sh-, decided to be
one of those who glvo llrst editions a new
Isase on life, by putting them in com
fortable and at tho same tlmo decorative
surroundings. She began at the lively n
Nordoff bindery in this city and then
went to tendon to lind out things from
Douglas Coekioll and from Sangortki
By the lime she had crossed the Channel
and absorbed more Irom Dmnont in
Paris Mis Dielil was ready to come homo
and teach other folks about her craft
Hut Jacobs and DeRuyl over in Urussol,
had some Ideas that she wanted, so she
made another trip iibrord before she
wr.s willing to set up her own bindery.
The pupils who come to Mis.? Dlehl,
and she has a dozen or more ever)' neaon,
are three sorts. Iheie are the well to do
loop!e who think it's an interesting game,
the bibliophiles who want lo be able to
preserve their own books and th out s
who tninK mat tney wain io i.iko u up
professionally. Perhaps one reason why
thev onlv think they do is that Miss Diuhl
has worked ten hour a day for the last
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TWO NEW NOVELS
The Land Claimers
By JOHN FLEMING WILSON
A bite, human utory of the Northwestern llmborlntKlp. nortrnving n
plucky optitnist, Sim Spencer, xvho is BtntgRlinK ngninst ill-hcnlili ami
iniHfortiine, ami Sally McCarthy, n loyhl-hcurtcd and courageous daughter
of the wilderness.
Hmrilcd illustration b; Arthur ft. Hcchtr. I'.'mo. Cloth, U.
The Path of Glory
By PAUL LELAND HAWORTH
A fuscinalinc romance of love anil adventuro in xvhich the events of
the I'rcneli and Indian War make a fine settine for a bitter tiersonal on.
tent between two Hillors for tho hand of tho daughter of the rrctichiom.
niandant. A sAingitiR tain throughout.
Illustrated by Harry G. Edwards. 2mo. Cloth, si.m mi.
Published by LITTLE, BROWN & CO., Roslon
iarimo," nnd parts of Perl's
nml I'acclni's "lluridire."
was loo imaginative and moodv country eMiuisite writeis lik IlerrickJ
'nml Herbert fell Into thiu grotesipie folly,
"I was!. 1 1 inv lim ." he confesses. 1 this degradation of their genius,
"1 dreamed; 1 tried to do things 100 big Another device of misplaced ingenuity
for me and threw them up at the first : was the production of so-called centos,
failure; I diligently pursiieil every false 1 which counted of passages culled frolu
god; I (! n't think I was very happy, and jone or more poets pieced together in n
am sure I was very disagreeable; I . new formation. 1 ho name cenio origi
nally nie.iiit a kind of patchwork, nml
The publication by Henry Molt A t'om
pany "f Miss It. Mncauliiy's Welsh novel,
"The Valley Captives," II Stuart Jones's'
"Clnleal Home." a historical guide, and ,
I n-ilnrick lllis-i l.uuulen'a "Three l.nys of
I...A .l t,...l 1.. t'..li..l. 1.. H
.. . . '.I II," I I Jllll- fi.'l.fl.i III i.imitcii V, ,
Perhaps one reason w I now 1wn ,,,,, fr Ar .
'I h" Mine house nnnounres that it l
years,nd when thev seewhata;- 1-r.ni a, . a b ,
ut ct practice. 11 r.mes imoic iiif "'., , , . , , ,, .
even run a roulette down the edge rf a ll"-' MMkor" nml of n.iymond M.
bindiii" with any resemblance to a I Alden s The rt nf Debate, a third edition
straight line they decide that lerhnps,of tho latter author's "Introduction to
after all tliey are'lctt"r titled for same-. Poetry and 11 thirteenth edition of Diiruy's ,
tiling else. ' "tlliry of the Middle ges."
Miss Diehl hasn't l' n s-.tisfiiMl to have I
:. -1.1 ,.r ,1. .. -V,.. -is .loinrr n book H I Were King (ieorge" is (he title of
thisvear In the two rooms at the lop . i"t!ier doc story by tho anonymous
of her old fiishioned house in Thirty-llrst , sutlior of "Where's Master?" The first
Rtreet Miss iliehl puts on n big bluu blouse bonk a suppm-d to have been written
vsitli a very arts and crafts ,tppp.innc, ; h; r.essr. King Krinard VII. 's nt fox
about it and goes t work getting out ( terrier the second l by Happy, the fax orite
oiders. She has done eveiything about of King tiocrue. In the book, which Is pub-
it herself until recently, wlien sne loumi , It-li-il by the (ieorire II. Uoran Company.
doubt now if I eve- was a lsy, except for
n short period, when by lights 1 should
have been a man "
it nwrin' 1.1 ret assistunce in tho per
son of a man who wr.s head finisher of the
Hut it's slow going when you conceive
and design the cover for n book, have the
cut made and then put it on yoiinlf. All
the loks come to her in sheets and the
!r..i thlnir she iWs is lo sew them lo-
tive bands 01 live hi minis
.. . ... .... ..,.,, r.nl.i 11,...... I nnlliul Uith
one else compiled a similar life apiece. After iliat the look i lam'uei e a , of reni.,, peasantry
was verv suitably applied.
it is recorded that the Kmpress Kudoxia
He intended the lindon tuteruatioiial , prisluced a life of C'hiist composed en
College, now defunct, and scms not lojtirely of
iinv skkmi ii-iv 111K11 in ins (-(uirses. t .ami seme one eise coniio.eii a siiiiuur niu,vi"vv , i.
. . . ...... . . I ir,t. ahnnD in the !resss. la
ii-vri m-uii'ii u-,c-, .pi in- used mo win, tpioiaiious i ro,o irKn. mis mm-, , , p.jjjnto (ho covers, which are pain
law, as nis novels irequenuy indicate, ami J haniattsm was also attempted ty the to the right si..
Ivgnn a more or lo... serious si tidy of it Scotchman Alexander itnss. immortalized j This is where the nit side of it gets more
when l. which lasted until he win 20. in "Hudibras":
when he was cal'ed to the bar - , Tl.irc ms nn miHcni sisr plilLksnpirr
He could not progress faster, as he was Tl'-t reml Mrsan.lir lloocr
kept busy with medl.cval thought mid art, . Another foolish whim of very early date
which fascinated him. Pesides he pasod I xvits tho Drrslucliou of verses which should
retd exactly the same if read backward or
forward, such us the following by Sidomus
It dim tllil miIiIih nioilli'is Dili f.imir
It is im)osib!e not to admire tho clever
ness or tries' tilings just, we admire
, U'sar aKaiu appears ns a chnracter.
through a erlod of passion for iiootrv
tip to the age of I he bad rend none save
hhakespearo and another passion for
Italian, for Dante, and eveiything belong
ing to Italy, which have their result in
Karthwork Dut of Tuscany." "A Miis'iue
01 ,;ea(i r loiem ii... and "Llltle .Novo s i V,.. ,,.,,; ;i. r ,.,. K,.if,. i
f ''"'y h-wift x.'.s Lonsiio'jr.lv trifling when he
Popular tradilion sys ti,a "The , ribbled in this jeslive menner. he did
Forest l.oveis. winch brnushl Maurice j , nli.k ft R,riol
Ile7!ett his first real fame. xvritle,, i Sl, m0I ()(nmo, ..,, ,..,. antint
in micron- ,,. e lne ,Ms, ,, ami , js invention of ecrcstics; the'
revision oi legal documents and records
on the pari of the barrister p.tu there
is not much doubt lha, the barrister did
not devote loo much tin.e to hit practice.
'I lie curious fact that mi Prince of lliej
inline nf Arthur hns ever lived to relcn I
since the llritish legendary king is hrouithli
to mind by Cnningshy Hanson's novel
Just published by the llomn company.
"The Itnad to Avalon: The Itojd to Hap
piness, which Is based on an old super-
Arthur, tlie hero or the Hound Table. Is
i still alive In the secret land of Avalon
and u ill one day bring brck the colden ace
.... ... 1 .n tli.1 ......l.l .. a !..!. 1..
1 ...... 1'rnm ...r know OllffO O ,110 "' -" " ""s "I'llfl III
i 'TUi bet- own taste she design- a ' '' Middle Sges that Klnirs named their
! flower and anything else that will make beirs Arthur, knowing that for the mere
'for the book's beauty. And then comes name's sake the common people in the exent
the part of imprinting tins ncsigu wiium'i oaruinn, iipriiiik-s huiiu, oiinuiy nock
i ' . ...1- tl..., in ll.o irlnss i':is-s tbllt to his Htjinrbirfl This ma tn.t nf Lln.
llir i.ivis uiai tirii., ... .... r.. - - inn. .
,f 1 .1 ..I.... t tin a tl.Ut fit. .I.llllt'd Inw tn.lw ,. l.nn l.A - 1 1
lino 11,'r iit-iii .i.iiik ......... - ......... .... ....I ..nvii iiv iintriivrro
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stranie and altogether unwieldy
unversd in Ibe emu.
The time it ta'es to do all the-e thlnjs
can bos', be appreciate.! when you Inow
that the thirty-one books that constitute
her exhibition repro-ent Ihe largest ex
hibition of any ono hand binder in this
'there is the prompter's copy of Kdward
Sheldon's "The Nigger" which she did
for the .Vow 'I heat re The leather is red
Iwi'll the iiir'ouohe of the theatre III the
centre nhov the author name i ue
tooling is in the Romantic period, to cor
resiond with th" theatre: the names of
the actors and actresses me interwoven
villi the de-'ign oiltHdo inn nortier iinu
to one his nephew Arthur.
Into the unseen. Interptets Ihe cteat hard,
grubs at the root of all evil, faces tho three
great problems birth, death, time and
Anally, in passing thru the laborious pro,
e-s of becoming tn discovers His great
Of the Stnl.es novel for early spring,
"Sydny Carteret" is now in Its fourth
edition, "Tho Vow," by Paul Tient, In It
third edition: and "Tho Chann," by (lenrKn
Cram Cook, In lis second edition, became
of the interest In tho development of wom
an's struggle tor euunlity. li e sums house
Is reissuing .lohn Stuart Mill's "The ."sub
jection of Women," with a foreword by
Carrie Chapman Catt. in which she do-
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within n fen months is "The Presidential
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The "Book of Ka-tor," a collection of
bits of prose and orse hearing on the fes
tlxal. with nn Introduction by Hihnp W, C.
I'onne. i selling oen better this year thnn
lnt, v hen il wa imbli'lied.
to-day as It ex er xvns.
Stokes haxs made several additions to
the xarious art series this seiiion. "Tim
even though ho wa holding t lie ofliro of
Keeper of band lb-venues nnd Knrol
ments in the Itocord Dfllce while ho was
writing the book He frankly admits
ho did not like the pructi"e of law, though
Inteiested ill its substance
So he spent most of his time writing
ex on III III I's.iltr.s. end i. e to be fot.nd
I in tiiativ piofi'.ne writers of rntiquitv
'Ihi'v evil for no gieat exercis of skill
, r.nd hev therefore been ier.- iopulr ,iose of the prmbKets inside, linkisl xvith
So 1 1: 'til :..- they were employed :is r I ,nd pl.ibore'e floiililures 'lliere is a volume i
of i.ecrei writhig i nil indeed tho term islof vicluel tvelo's ".Sonne's," bound in
ild to huvn been tltr.t cnplied to the tit -1 wliit sedskln and inlaid with an allover
tci.uites oi one or the orrcuhir so .-is, i iatpm nf rull gold tooling
whose ciypttc words could onlv be dis ' UeMde it is a fltst islition or Hugo's
'coveted bv piecing toother the initial "Hug-.largal." a delicate piece or x.-ork of i
I letters of her peg'-s innll proportions nnd with il a box or
Plr.utus wrote the rrgiimeids of his ,.tui of iirietKinding liesign In another
; comedies ill n.etostic form Vrom simple js )U1 Praife of I'ollv" of Krasmus,
t-ercstics ii xvhi i'E 10 proiei 10 com- ,.- , n ivtx-e" .irrange-l In panels seiKi
I Consbible, Romnev, Masaeeio, Vermes
find Melon: "Masterpieces In Color" adds
to its list Corol and Pelaetnix. while bro-
I cliures nn I'm l.iptio l.ippi and Mnntncna
l'lie Mneniilliims published Isst wee', the ," tMdv in .lime, to the "(ireal Masters
"Honk or Love," in the "friendly Library ' tseries" Is added "Three fieinh Painlets
Series," with Introduction by Madison ' r 1,10 XTI" Cenlurs ," w ho are 1 e Hrun,
,'nnein nnd drawings by Vliidylnw T Chardln and I'ragonard.
Peniln. dixided itilo tieh sections as "Kirn
l.oxe," "rainntis Lovers," "l.oe Letters."
"Love Sonc"." and thl week they ublish
"I lie letters of Itlihaid llrnrv Lee," rn. ,
lerled and edited by .lames Curtis Unlhigh.
nssyciate ptnfessor of Aineiicnn history at
lohns Hopkins l Diversity.
" People of I'ophniu,
Co. publishes to-day
stoiy of Lnghsh
In the pas! it has been ipiit tlie iroper
thing for authors to sieh rapturously when
speaking of their literary endeavor", de
claring that their soul is in their work and
that nothing ele counts. Hut .lack xtn
don, whoie ability in the book field has
once again been demonstrated by the pub
lication last week of his new work "Adven
ture, Is not given to posinir, He wi).
country life, by Mr-, Miry '', Weinyss, j quite frankly that wittine is his business
and leciurinir on inedui'valism HU
lecture tours took him to manv out of the luild ones, in which in (Idle or end letters , rte,l lV a row of tinv gold portraits of aii,r r - I'he Professions! unt". Trance In life nnd that he has no false sentiment
wnv places ilnd amusing incidents. H pi? red tli"ir pan; and tlie ottiiositioti i Kov nn,( ,er intimates forgetrulness , j ,,, cueMran Itevolntion." bv .lames regarding it. His real inteiest. he says. i
lells one of a Scotch village w her V siory of k' ".ho' look
chairman introduced htm as "Ihe toon i,,.lf . m onmr-i ennerem nl, H,o . . ".J. i 11...1 i.it n,i brnsi Miib.i-'.idor .iiisernnrt.
wha's come hen- lae broaden oor in- ni'Mie of his ledv. and then found to his )0sses nnd coiners The designs of these
tellecls." , I horror thrt he lied ,nisseed hr name Were also made by Miss Hiehl. The mak-
-nd (i Lord " tlien i.ruvu.1 ti.o i,i.. i His chcc.'iii was so intense tliu t he losi 0r c,,est books has been (mother
man. "put it it.tae the heart,,' .hi-, moo I !! .1 '."IllrJ:!!."- oT.Ji-r work
'lour." t-v Henry
,iiis siiscs ir he ever lied any lliil ana- 'phase of her work, and in the cases are
...... .nj tin L'ft f. t le.ist t tie tnerll rtf Hut l.itiil ! . r . I ..n I .. . it,H .In.s.rii.
dieak (lie truth, the halo truth and nneth- land thev have played an important part in Sion ' ' '
ing but the truth, and gie us grnco tac I ccbalislio science end Platonic mysti-
nnrtoruljifwl blm I cistll
"I've been a lecturer rnesel'i" he added I, ,M-h ,I,l,,rew,, "ml """ .5r,",k',
4-i ti ..i .. !.i , . Imagined thct there was some occult mys.
to Mr Hewlett with u canny glance asi.lif. 1 ,Hrv and virt io in the names of lersons:
hinduiR tho xvay of the lectuier no I nnd J'lrto fancied thr.t some idea of a
more completely to Ids 'aste thur that 1 iiumi's destine or ceoabillties might li
nt lawyer, tie entered the civil serv ce. . i-a-oeil In-shlfl nc r.nd contort nc the et-
lanu omce and i tcs of Ins nrtre
In 10O0 he left tho dustv
lis iiiusiv leconis io nvo xvilll tus O'Vn
cieatures of beamy and romance, s.
plaving as much versatility in their kind
and environment as be hud restlessness
In other timltets "The I'orest l.ox-ers,"
which brought him recognition as an
nrlist and popularity and a pri.o from
the London Academy to be divided with
Sidney l.ee's now famous "Lite nr Shak
spere" and Joseph Com ad's "Tales of
Unrest,' was n histoiical romance, often
romparis:! to the tapestries of the medi
reval days it delineated; and it has been
Mid tho book gained its popularity
through the fact that it appeared just
at tlie moment the publio iippotilo had
had its Till of the problem novel
In view of thin it is intetesiing to
iuii"M iiuw in- iiroiiciu ouch tliu itt,-r
In the inf(vi'y of seience end philo
sophy sti'-h iir'iinetionn were not un
natural, and tl-e nn!rems of somo emi
nent names heve in fact often proved
fitigulnrly chnrncteristic, Did Camden
was of opinion that "good anagrams yield
a delightful comfort and pleasant motion
in honest minds"; which, 'rhnps, we
need not trouble to deny, for any such
pursuit followed whole heartedly mils
give some relnrn of iitens-iin end 'recom
pense, such ds probably tin, French pool
eriierienced, who sent his mistress three
dozen nnngranu. on her Christian name.
.4 vimnxiA i.mutxitY vr.xrm:.
line !Mn. fine Noicl, line lllosrapliy the
type ill tutu when he set Satwhiu .Sen- reason s iiiiipiu :i i.miston llnll.
house and Mary Middi'liam to plaving A new centre of literary activity is
.'iIirI; r" r"' I 'i'f i r ,,'. I.'r,V ,i,H'"-migli; being developed at (iiinstoti Hall, nn old
... ' ii..'ir-i, H-ll I 1 , !., ,,,,. 1, ., uln... .... .1...
shore of the I'otomiio five miles below
Country" and "Host Harrow-
He hns dinoistrated he has still other
rards to play He iips-ared as a jour
nalist in min at the House of Lords crisis
On the fronl page of the IhtHu CbrnnhU
writing as a xvoi kitiginati "gaining mv
lixelihiexl by I lie xvoik of mv head and
hand and having, by linimhg and the
grace of (lod, a certain knack verv nee-
essnry in my busiucr.si u cm ing things
is 1 1 lev i , ,i 1 1 v iti e
nn: makixi; or hooks.
an Introduction bv I socinii-m
l'lie Ideal Italian I c ..
I.,u .. , r-.,inr. I'm- ir.-iij nr,r . ,
.nnif-s ruriiiiii!. I Mies- . , i !,..,,... .. l,,A
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.lilt- nun , i i I n ii-iwi inn , i.iii , It, r.lisnurill I
Hiif.titiBlon, author of "1 he Pulse or Asia": j
"x Year In a Coal Mime," by Joseph Hus
band . nnd "The World or Dreams." bv
Ibm-leck I'.llls. 'I he snm house announces
I it alreidy has mi the press a second printing
of "Weill llrothers," by Xndv Adams,
"Ihe Mendelssohn laiuily." by Seb.is.
llu Heiisel, nephew or I'elix .Mendelssohn,
the lomposer, is out: id those books not
originally intended to be given to the gen
"It was meant, sns iteiiset, "to be a,
biography nol only of the family but Ion
the 1 itiiill; , " nml he expiesses the Impel
that It "will be tend as the chronicle of a
good middle cIhss family in (leniMin '
'Ihe tiniil.lllon of "Tlie MendcNsulm I
Validly." b tail Kllimcitinnn and nn meil-
can collaborator, has been icenlly ie. ,
Issued in n siuule volume.
ton's Hrmaneiil home was and the inquiry
was met with tho reply "I do not know, and
I doubt If Mrs, Athert?n herself does."
The author of "Tower of Ivory" is an
Inveterate traieller, in a iecor.1 of her
movements tliis sason would indicate,
Last autumn she was in California. I hen
she went to New York, left shortly for tlie
South, where she spent a part of the winter,
returning to New York again, and is nun
Doubtless she will visit her beloved
Third Large Edition
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Nnother play of lUioucss llicy and
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characters from the pictures and send inl"Ondnu and Munich nt It Is in New York
their answers. The prices, which amount , ml hnn 1 riiurlsin, nail this perhaps ac
! Montagu l!.-,r io has Just been presented I in it s luternaliiui ii nelitli
tiloljo lhe.ilre, London '
la-roes and heroines nil men- i Munich, tho scene of a larxe part of her I
l'lie Chltdien's Hour," a ten litest book, before leturnlnir to Ameiiia1.
siu'etssfnllv at the
It is a dramatization or ll.ironess flrr-sv
lleau Hroi-ade," tuibllslied in this country
by the biiuiincotts. 'I he I, , in of the play
Is presented by liertram Wallis. a lormer
Knelish musical comedy favorite.
" The cluiH-i-e," by .lohn Stuart Thomson,
'the t ii 1 1 il i.-ji I Inn lust wi-ek. Xli'il I.
tho "betters ol ltiehaid llenrv I ei l
another source of hlstorlt.il 1111111111111""'
H the dii-posnl of the m-ni-tal n-iul' r "
volume beiiiii- lull of tlist hand inloi'iia
lion ihmwlii'i a now liulit iiimiii Iiu
critical periiKl of oar histoiy
to fMio in honk", are in be dlstrlbii.ed among
j those sending in 'he largest number r cor
I teii ausr.eis and in the best form.
counts for the fait that she U th true n
m.iHilite anions American authors of the
K well l.tiown llowells stoiy has had
an adventure in the shape of a bold filch
ing ill V.iul.llid, so the M Paul I'wmrr
I'rmn has dtscoveied. X London periodi
cal, th I'lrinhnn ,lpr, printed a stoiy en
titled "'Ihe Little iirl Who Liked Christ,
mas," accrediting It lon"l'rank II, Sweet,"
but the stoiy is W. D. Ilowellh's "Christ
mas I'.iety liai In tlie Year," which Hist
Hiipeaied In 1 vim nnd was reissued with
new Illustrations and illuminated text
about a year ago, 'Ihe only changes in
Ihe text of tills Lngllsh story are such as
wnuli! make it clearer lo Kiik'tish childtcu.
su h as refeiemes to Thanksgiving, cran-1
berries or the like. I lie oilmen! version
is kept In in eieiy other parliciilai .
Mrs, lne.; Il.ines liillmoie, cieator of
Pliii-ho hikI Lamest, has innlracted with
Ihe Holts to give Id the reading public
a.ntlier hlld. .laney
author has furnished
'Ihe widespread interev In r.vi.iiioti ie.
fleeted In almost every phase of life lo-d iy
has reached the publishers office, and the
used n, The I Cupples A Leon Company aniioimco Him t
description of 'aviation sloilei have proved so popular
j.lanoys activities, to no ued ou llio title thuy liave added two new aliship stories
p.cie id Ihe book "Itelinr Ihe lecnrd of a to llieir popilhr "Motor llo.is Series" in
1 short interval in the muniey tin 11 life and I ad 1 1 Ion to tie "Motor llo In tlie clouds,"
(he struKKle with society of a little Kir) of already published,
. nine, iu w lib h she lepudiates her duties as ( Aim for boy ioii'n the .ime house an
'an nmateur mollier, Mimes the 1110-t. tilun- pounces for s innu Ihseo new etoiies by
Iderinu of tilrds, suciesslully invades (iriib Vtank V. Webster, "1m new "xluer." Mr
'street, peers behind the veil of tho seen I Webster's sto lias been compare I to
.s it mists now" he -aid, "it is an
outdated nnd picpostemus and mis-clilc-ous
iissembly II has ii-aseij to
be all-Ill (I. beciMise it bus becdpie datl-
Rerous to Ihe Stale Uo want aii-ihs 1
to tlie land. waul our children limp
et Iv tniiuhl and wo xviuit libeily or ,oi.
"Tlie -.1 it. 11 mn and hlu-iotini; al-out 1
einpiio mid all i-il maps W the mensl
senliiiieiiialism II is pinl, wa-li Tbesn-I
, ailed i iiiiiiiies ntool no comiui'tcial value 1
wbaiieei in us and am bv im means
themselves iiveinid by sentiment Tin.
monieni Hi. v hud il In ili.-ir purpo-e they
Would 1 111 I lii-npelves -id. n 1 "
neither 1. .Hid ih.Iiiiis Imld liim
(iuuston Hall is th" property of Paul
Hester, whose now play, "The'ltill Top.
nore," a dramatization or Andrd Cas-1 iinrner .t llrothers announte that th
minim's novel of the Winn name, Is soon ate leptintiuis this week tv.oof their reient
to be presented ill London by AUrin books, "Dixie Hail," by Will N. Harbeii,
Tempest It wr.s hero that Vnunhan i a'"1 " 1 ,,n":i- "y 1 v,Pr rN''wo11
Hnild, Mead ,t C'iintaiv aunoimce the
publication ot live lien noicls- "What's-
(ieot-ue Half .Mi l'lllt lieoll
t!r..MIuute," lc Louis .lo-eili
III I.JIVI. T 1.1. U'....... nr- I .. . ... - .. . . .
men of Km-land ie,isns wl.v they si o,., 1 T " ': V " V ' " ." -v"nRn ',, ''n
n.i.. r..,- 11, n 1 ii.ri ......... ... .i...J.' .. l"'lho I'rodiiwl .Indue," lust i u 1 s hei .
election and demand the reform of 1 1,7. 1 which is dedicated to I'attl Wllstm-h, who, . s..Nniiie. '
House of Lords H' ine io(,(, ot ine i iutihion ehtuti., wrn. 'y m lil.i-ot
Ids "Life of Iticliaril Alnnslield" end tho
dramatic version or "llicis,
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al.ee. "Iletnls ami tlie Hlithwiiv," b
Cynis 'lowtisend llraily "elm Men and
for hnn. He was holm.
11 member ot t'.ii liatu'-u,
season's ai-tivilies 011 tlie old iilentellno
which is within the ten mile circuit lre 11
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Inw PrnhibitiliT the ore, t ion of cny p,-m
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his liolovid renlin nt ip i-n;i -hhi
Cn it Salami 11 1 1 ii. - m 1 1 -., . i ,,,lo ,,
"Prn onhe.ul the t ireal." olber p,,i.
and plillosoplier of tho Middle ke4, h,
"Urayctihead in n standby, sny .jH
llieiltletu-d for wnr'H solliel lilnij III .Xlexico,
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w bote I iieie is
but It ol' Utile
01 1111 value in the olliPi two iiiunliies
Spain Is I lie inn. I Kcueroiis of Llliiipi-aii
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then. In hi n im eitshu veins alter the nn.
Iliei's il'i'lli In 1'innie the lei 111 I, f 1 1
seaifiind in tieiiiliiiiy, heie no n..j riidtt
law exuiol lint II IsTo, it is Ihlily yoiirs.
by ( Siiiiverneur Mnirb, nml "Tho
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'Ihe." will also issue a book 011 the At
ueiiline l.epublli , Xixetitina, Past and
Ptesent," by W II hoebet, an l!m:llh
liaieller, and Ihe t 1 1st 10 Side nf 'ho
loRi,iph , n rit ton Im Imlh Ihe imfr.
sioual and the amateur by .1 ndrt
son 'Some I " 1 ! 1 1-1 , 1 1 , 1 1 - of lliillilll llp"a."
lc W .1 Hi-tid'us in, has i,iiaiciilly been
publls'ied bv the Hobs a1 an atimoprl ite
time a', at the musical exposition to i.-'e-hull"
the fiftieth jenrnf Italian uulfli ntimi,
to be clveu ill Home early next .tear, tunny
or Hie old works lieatiil in Mr Henderson's
honk will be performed .inmiu them the
sit intoi me.'i composed lor the innrriai:e
or leidiniind do Medici and Cristlna of
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