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New Fiction
The Harbor Master
Impulse Hit Him and He
Others. He Says.
He's Been Doing It Ever
to Turn Out Verses.
Alfred Nayes, Author o
it-ake, tSlierWDO&'The.
A LKKED NOTK8, the noted English
poet with the. cuplionlstlc name,
who tia.t Just come uvr to nay hli
firt visit to America, lok very
youns to wear the. mantle that Swin
burne, KipllnK. lMmund Gasse and
others have put upon him. These men
have said that Noyes 1h the Krcatcst
English poet fluce Tennyson. Mr.
Noyes, modestly wcarinR the mantle, is
J2 years old iind looks younger.
This doesn't Imply that he hasn't
.Well defined opinions on noetrv imii
what It should he. He has, and he
j ought to have, as 'he has leen writing
I It for more than twenty ears. one.
I morning, when he was 0 years old, he
awoke early and relt an impulse to write
a poem. He followed it out, and ever
j dace, off Hnd on, he has leeii feellns
and following out similar Impulses.
,V "I have lived 11 ureal deal In the
I open air," he said the morning after
his arrival, when sought out in his hotel
Programme Drawings by Noted Artists Personal
Regard the Spirit of the Feast.
"Hats Off and Up for Drake!" is Charles Dana Gibson's
Contributed Sketch.
Ten Clubs and 400 Men Representing Art. Printing
and Writing Worlds Are the Hosts.
T I AT otf anJ up for Drake!" was
I 1 f,p tezon.l that marked Charles
Daiu i; l j:i's contributed drawing to I
the inc. -.tnmir. of the dlntwr given t i i
Alexaiiuer W. Drake at the Aldiiie
ClU'j "O T'i".dj. nlslii, and it was the
pm 'on kIus the dinner. In every
featu nas ,i pir-otMl dinmr to an
unustia1 ii. gwe. an xtruordinary tribute
to a man who has e-crwtl more than
forty jear- an riuor ,,f the century
Maan:ir and win, has won wide renown
as a comi'ii.-!-:!' and lollector.
Tho programme, with their espec
ially contributed drawlncs l,v the runt
noted artists In the oiinlrv. represented
thousands of do1lnt. if a labor of loie
can be measured by dollars. And a;
the doorway of the big dining room of
the Aldlne stood ,lo Strenkert with a
young assistant printing on the spot
beautiful proofs of a half i.,ne nf Drake
which were distributed ns souvenirs of
the dinner.
"With Joe Strenkert. Just as with V
Hopklnson Smith, who presided at the
speakers', table, It was a mutter of love
and honor for Drake, for Joe Strenkert
haa been right hand man down at
the De Vlnne Press for over a quarter
of a century and he ha helped to put
through a great deal of the work that
haa won such high praise for Drake In
the publishing world.
The dinner was attended by over 400
of tho best known men in the art and
writing and printing worlds of America,
for 1n each Drake has been a big factor
for morn than a generation, yet It was
primarily a personal dinner. The Idea
of It took form In the minds of several
of Drake's friends about the same time
a few months ago, and Individual trib
utes which wore formulated simulta
neously quite by nccldent vvero consol
idated. The committee having the din
ner In char no was made up of V. Hop
klnson Smith, chairman: Herbert S.
Houston, secretary: Charles Dana Gib
Mn, Cass Oill.ert. William Henry Shot
ton, Frederick S Deltenbaugh. Freder
ick S. Lamb, John S. Phillips, w. J.
Hoggson, Samuel v Marvin and Albort
Bigelow Paine. The trn clubs repre
sented wero the Aldlne Club, the Au
thor.s Club, the Century Club, tho Ar
rhlteni jral League, the Ornller Club, the
IlItiMr club, the National Art
c ub. t-e T"..ver lu the Salmagundi
Uub aij u. periodical Publisher!. As-
soela'I .ti.
Twnntv of the most Important artists
m the toupiry contributed drawings
for the programme, inspired by per
Fonal fileclimi ,c,m w. Alexander,
president of tbo Natl,,,,;,! Academy of
Design. . . lured himself lashed to a
post marked "Chicago," where he was
infw. innately railed Just beforn the din
ner; tint hn ropro-ciitcil hlmi-clf weeping
bitter tears and lifting a glass to toast
Druke. i ),i succeeding pages were full
ngc drawings from Iteglnald Birch, Kd
wln If. Ulashtleld, Alfred Hrennun. K. H.
Church, Timothy Cole, Kenyon Cox, R
V. Du Muni, CharloH Dana Gibson, Jules
Gucrln, Jay Humbldge, Oliver Herford,
A. I. Keller. K. W. Kcmble, Will H. Low,
Majtfleld Parrlsh, W. A. Rogers, R Hop
klnson finaltli, Albert Sterner and Irving
It. Wiles.
, "All the preparation!) for the dinner
and the dinner Itself," said Herbert 8.
Houston, necretary of tho committee,
"were marked by a most unus.ual feeling
f affection for Drake. Every one took
up the work In the spirit that showed it
was a delight, Gibson, Keller, Gucrin
and the other Illustrators hud a dinner
under way at the Hrcvoort when the
larger dinner was launched; forthwith
they fell to and helped along both dla-
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Followed It as Well as
Since and Finds It Pays
and naked to plve an account of him
self, "and I felt the Influence of the
open nlr, I wrote about the kind of
stun 1 write now, I think. I liked to
read poetry, and at IS had read about
all tho KnKlUh poets. Which did 1 like
best? Why Tennyson and Swinburne
and Shelley and Keats and Words
worth. Hut I don't think I ever played the
sedulous ape, as Stevenson would say.
I whs Influenced, of course. None of
us can help being Influenced by what
up read, but I never deliberately
Sir. Noyes was 14 when he wrote his
tlrst epic.
"It was In rhymed verse." he said,
"and composed of thousands of lines. 11
was an allegory, describing the voyage
through life as on a ship, from Infancy
to old age. I sent it to James I'alne the
novelist, lie sent It back with an en
couraging letter, but advising me to read
more and not to try to publish anything
for years."
Mr. Noyes did wait a few years five,
for he was all of 19 when his first poem
was printed. This was "The Symbolist,
which appeared In the weekly supple
ment of the London Timrs. M that
time he was In Kxctcr College, Oxford,
and achieving such a reputation for his
prowess as an athlete, especially in row
ing on the class crew, that his literary
tendencies were regarded by his class
mates as a Joke.
Nevertheless as soon as he left college
he went to London Hnd began to devote
all his time and energy to writing poetry,
though when he wrote his great epic,
"Drake," he dedicated It to his rowing
coach Instead of to any of his celebrated
literary friends.
It would seem that a great deal of
courage would be required these days to
set out deliberately to make a living out
of poetry writing atone. Hut Mr. Noyes
has an opinion on that score too.
"I can't seo why poetry should be
regarded differently from the other
arts, he Mild. "It didn't occur to me
that there should be any difficulty.
People don't exclaim that a painter Is
a wonderful man because he devotes
ners. Gibson showed their spirit by say
lug: 'Vmi cannot give too many dinners
to h man like Drake.'
"When the dinner was announced
Theodore L. De Vlnne. the dean and
Under of the master printers of the
country, who has been associated with
Drake for forty years, wrote at once
that he had given his doctor special
orders that he must be got Into shape to
attend the dinner. And he did attend,
and gave expression lo affection for and
appreciation of Drake.
"George W. Cable wrote from Ber
muda, where ho happened lo be, M re
gret that, being out of the country. I
cannot be at the Joyous gathering, but
1 gladly tell you that never elsewhere
have I seen so great modesty and devo
tion of character so unfailingly com
bined with such masterful gifts of
achievement as In Druki..'
"Joseph Pennell wrote from London:
'During all my life Drake has been my
guide, philosopher and friend; and he
has done more for tho advancement of
Illustration than any man living, far
more than R Hopklnson Smith suggests
or probably knows."
Not only from far but near came
evidences of the deep personal quality
Drake had put Into all of his relation
ships. The day of the dinner ltobert
I'nderwood Johnson, editor of the Cen
tury Magntiiir. called up to ask If
Drake's colleagues on the magazine
could present a Chinese vase filled
with flowers a-i a i-peclal tribute to
him. This vaie occupied a place of
honor Immediately before Drake at tho
speakers' tahlp, and lxlilnd him were
stretched Chinese tapestries worth a
king's ransom, and Indeed they were
used, It was said, as decorations at
roal functions In Pekln.
At the dinner all those present con
tributed to the making of a book of re
membrance. Hach guest signed his
name on Japanese vellum paper and
the sheets were then bound Into a
sumptuous volume, to which R Hop
klnson Smith has contributed the fol
lowing appreciation;
"To him more than any one man Is
due the perfection which exists to-day
In the results obtained from the half
tone plate. The older men, myself
among them, who saw him stand over
the De Vlnne presses hour after hour
teaching the printers the art of en
riching the darks without smudging or
sacrificing the lights of the artist's
original drawings need no reminder of
what he has done for them and their
work, but the younger and more re
cent additions to our ranks, those who
may think the present day perfection
came as a matter of course, can af
ford to stop and think back, lifting
their hats, as we do, to one whose un
tiring patience, Inborn love of beauty
and consummate skill made It possible."
ltobert Bridges of Kcrlbner'a com
posed for the occasion the following
"Hallad of Drake, the Collector," to the
air of "Fifty Cents":
When Drake got tired of higher rt,
Of color and pen anil wash,
He used to go with his aoul apart
Anil call all painting bosh.
Then Drake went down to Chatham atreet,
A most artistic apot,
In search of miscellaneous lost
And this Ii what ha bought:
A lot of brass and bottles of Bass,
Copper and rings and ruga,
Some, tapestrlea and Hpanlah fltas
And Innocent lightning bugs.
A big bandbox and worthless racks,
A bronia and Iron fence;
Boy high and low, The Man With a Hoe,
ab thT oest but It cental
Thinks Poetry Must Replace the Creeds That We
Have Lost in Recent Times.
Here on First Visit to the States Wife Is an American
himself to his art without taking up n
side business. It wems that people
have got In the habit of looking on' a
poet as a sort of fool. They can't ex
pect one to wrlto good poetry In off
moments between other Jobs."
Mr, Noyes refused even to consider
any other Jobs and as a result he has
In ten years published ten volumes of
verso ranging through nearly every
conceivable etylo and subject and
mood, but always winning high praise
for uniform excellence. He Is now be
ginning to win rewards more material
than favorable criticism, though It
niui-t be admitted that In some of the
years his pecuniary protlts were not so
great as reported. Since his works
were collected Into a two volume edi
tion a little over a year ngo between
7,000 and 8,000 copies have lieen sold,
truly a "best seller" among books of
"The purpose oNpoctry to-day Is the
same as It always has been," said Mr.
Noyes. "Hut Its sphere is far wider.
Its opportunity for development was
stated by Matthew Arnold In 1SS0 when
he said that the future of poetry was
Immense because In poetry, as time
goes on. the race will come to find mi
ever surer anil surer stay. There are
reasons why the race finds a sure stay
In poetry.
"I think the mission of the poetry
of the present day is to make up for
what w have lo.t In other lines. We
have lost our creeds these last twenty
years, the deeds that kept the world
moving In the previous century. Poetry
and literature hae got to take their
place, to lextoie the sense of tho divine
In life. They have got to gle to every
sphere of modern life the truth with
what Wordsworth call 'the light that
never was on sea or land." That touch
of consecration Is every poet's dream.
"And that is what the modern poets
are doing. It may sound ludicrous to
say that If a pout writes about a sky
MTaer his mission is to consecrate the
sk scraper. Hut that is what It Is
Hesldes the lectures Mr. Noes Is
scheduled to gle while heie on various
The home ef !rak iv.ie much too -msll
To hold till prlrrlers stint.
There nis no room to move at all,
Ami h cried, "Hold, enough I"
An auction eale did IiritUe decree
To change lil loot for gold,
And tliounnde urn to buy and eee,
And this Is nhat he sold:
A Rembrandt fine mid vintage wln,
The famous peach blow vae,
The Koh-l-nonr fiom old Jaipur,
And the Nike Samnthraie
The Moua 1.1 as mUo tile,
And the Sletlne g-l Intense;
At prices high did Morgan titjy.
And they met but 60 cents!
To the book of remembrance Oliver
Herford contributed these verses to
fsrit loving cup of gold
Ian our libation hold;
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Harpsr 4 nrns announce that thex are put.
tlni lo prrsi this wrU for rrprlntlntT the Au
thor's National Ktlltlon ot Mark T kin's
"A Japanriir Nlthtlniale," bj Onolo Wstanna,
has recfnllj brrn transUtrd Into (irrman and
aeema to harr rrfatfd a favorable Impression,
aa the author has hwn approached In retard
to a state prndui-tlon In (irrmany. Nesoila.
tlona are also under war for Its appearance ou
the (Yenc!) state.
Dr. Paiimfeld'e production of Hauplmann's
"Oabriel Kchllllnt's Fluent" at the Irvine Place
Thenlre has aroused Interest In the appearance
of the Kngllsh translation of the plar. II. W.
Huebsch announces that It will be Included In
one of the later rolumee nf Ms edition of
Hauplmann's dramas, of which Volume I. has
been published and Volume II will be rradj
ehortlj. The third volume is also in prepara
tion. Houghton Mifflin Company announces the fol.
lowing publications for March I: "The Candid
Adventurer," by Anna Coleman Ladd; "Stephen
March's War," by Harry Herbert Knibba;
"Slnopah the Indian Ilor,'by James Willard
Scfaulti; "The Drift of KomMtldoa,'! bj Vwl
literary subjects is another bearing. the
interesting title "The Great Clrccn Ta
ble: A Discussion of Militarism." What
the poet has to say on militarism should
be Interesting. Ho confirms In it new
way the old principle that poetry should
bo non-controvcrslal.
"Poetry cannot possibly be limited
to party Interests," ho said. "It Is
universal. I am aiming at tho com
bination of law and liberty In my poetry.
The prose writer has to set himself a
narrower aim. He Is lighting for liberty
or for law. And ho sees things In the
light of his passion. Hut the poet must
always survey things In harmony and
link them together In his affirmation-,
which have a universal Import and sig
nificance. "Tho poet looks at things, as It were,
from tho centre. He feels the whole
universe of being coordinated and
linked In 'harmony. Science and phi
losophy work In the opposite direction
from the clrcumfcrcnco lo the centre.
Tho multiplicity of details obscures the
vision which the poet, looking from
within outward, sees more clearly. All
great poetry proceeds from that cen
tral source of harmony from which tho
great metrical cosmos Itself proceeds.
The rhythms and cadences and har
monies of poetry correspond to the
co.-mlc movement, the pulsing hearts,
swinging tides and wheeling stars.
"I conceive that the luuctlon of
poetry Is to bring us Into communion
with that harmony which Is the basis
of the universe. The business of the
poet Is to set the fact, the every day
prosaic fact, the commonplace thing,
In relation to the eternal."
This Is not only Mr. Noyes'n first
visit to America but also his tlrst trip
away from Kngland. Ho has wanted
to visit America for a long time, espe
cially as 'his wife Is an American, the
daughter of the late Col. (3. It. Daniels,
who served under lien. Orant,
Mr. Noyes lives In Itottlngdean, In
S.ussex, the beautiful little village that
was "discovered" by Sir Kdward Hume
Jones and later beenme I he residence of
Uudyard Kipling.
Nor wreath nor garlanding
Can bind the flower bring.
The wine Is vintage nine
I'rom Hie lnard of I .mi it fr'jnr
The Toners m tiring to ou
In no earth garden grew,
With ne of love abrlm,
With r.owera tlm- shall not dim
More SoWne this our scroll
Than any loving bowl,
I'or, hen In future dava
Upon Ihesn leaves ou gszt
To quaff their loving prals.
t.lke that old cruse we kno
That never ceased to flow,
llach time the wine shall pour
As freshly as before.
Nor shall tho flowera fall
An Inien-e to exhale,
A sentiment as bright
As glowa for you tonlchl
A flame as warm and true
Long may tt glow for ou;
And long, dear Drake, our bowl
Of love refresh your soul, O.
Rlma, Un,. HTh AM V mm mnA the N'ew Or.
der," by Ccorfa W. Alter; "Common Diseases."
by Dr. Woods Hutchinson, and "The Maajnt 01
Modern Kntland." by Gilbert Slater.
The fifth edition of Milton C. Works's "Auc
tlon of Today," published by llouthton Mif
(lln Company, contains an addition In Annendli
D. the author's combination of high spade
declarations, tilth spade declarations are the
latest advancement In the matter of declara
tion. Kate Ilnutlas Wittln'e popular story. "lie.
becca of Sunnybrook Farm," is now reported
to hn In Its SMth thousand In the Kiifllsli
edition. anI was recently selected as an ele
mentary whool prlie by the London County
Doubledav, Pate aV Co announce for publi
cation March I the followiii new books. "The
Flirt," by Booth Tarklntlou, the tlrst novel
from this author in several ears; "The
Crystal Stopper," another Arsene l.uptn story,
by Maurice Leblanc: "The Green Hough," by
Mary Austin, Issued aa an Easier booklet, an
essay originally appearing In Mrs. Austin's
vriiuu "Christ U Italy," Md 'The Mew
Pence Cniiiinhfoo Proposes lo
Send Writers mid Students
A plan to promote mutual under
standing and sympathy between Amer
ica and other nations w;is outlined
yesterday by Ii. II. L. Gould at tho
Lawyers Club at tho regular bi-monthly
meeting of the sub-executlvo commlt'eo
of tho American Commlttco for tho
Celebration of tho ono Hundredth An
niversary nf Pence Among Kngllsh
Speaking I'eopItK
The plan Is to establish nn endowment
fund for C o liitcrchango of persons In
different walks of llfo between tho
I'nltcd Stitts nml foreign countries. t
not only pro-ldes for the widening of
the present syt'ttin of exchanging pro
fessors and clergymen, hut It ulso pro
poses n departure In sending abronJ
Journalists and secondary school pupils.
As Journalists are most Intimately
related to the promotion of lnternatfon.il
understanding. It Is Intended to ex
change rcpreientatlv o Journalists for n
year with Kurope, South America and
even China and Japan,
Likewise students will be sent from
high schools and technical schools In
stead of from colleges, because pupils
In secondary Institutions arc at n more
Impresslonablo age.
Official recognition of the coming
celebration In 1913 has been given by
tho BriUh Government, whlclh has
granted Viscount llaldanc, Lord High
Chancellor, permission to be the guest
of the Bar Association ut Montreal In
September. This meeting has been ar
ranged by Judge Alton B, Parker and
will mark the tlrst occasion that the
Lord High Chancellor has ever left the
shores of Lngland on such a mission.
Harry A Brlttnln, chairman of the
Kngllsh committee, who came from
Canada to attend the meeting, told of a
suggestion made by the Canadian com
mittee that the Culled States nnd
Canada negotiate a treaty to settle nil
boundary disputes.
Word'wus received from the nrltlsh
committee accepting the Invitation to
be represented at the International con
ference to be held In New York In
April or May. Delegations will b?
present from Great Britain and Ireland.
Newfoundland, Australia, Canada and
the I'nltcd Slates. The conference will
end with n banquet, to which the Presi
dent and the Premier of Canada will
p Inched.
Thomas Nelson Pace of Washlnclon
and William 1". McComlx of New York
were appointed members of the sub
executive committee.
Among those present at the meeting
vvero Joseph H. Choate. i iscar S. Straus,
William Salomon. G. !' Kitnz. Calvin
W ltlcc, W. B Holland, Dr. L. L. Sea
man. A. B, Humphrey. W. II. Short.
W. C Demarest, Dr. John II. Plnley.
("apt W. D. l'orbes, T. Kennard Thom
son and John A. Stewart.
ilanlenlnr." by Walter I' Wright, author ol
The Perfect lirdn "
The steadily incresslns demand for S M
Hutchinson new noe! "The Happy Warrtr"
has neces-Uatcd a seventh printing In this
inuntry In Kusland the book ha gone Into
a third prinlmr The publishers. Mule, Ilrnn
A Co also report a fourth printing of Perry
Prebner" Zemlallke roman. "The Utile llrav
Mine" and a fourth vr iillug ol Mary K Wl
ler s A Cry In the Wilderness"
The date ot publication ot tt.e lent announced
concluding volume ol the Allien, an edition ot
Domain Holland' ' .lean Chnstophe" lias now
teen set ,iefinilr',.T for Maph 1 by Henry licit
A Co The book will lie ent'tled '.lean
Chrlttoplie Journey's ICnd " The Holts will
alio publish ou the same dale some weeks
before the cloe of the New ork opera sa.
son Fllon un; "Opera Mcrie" " a om
panlon volume to the same author's Wagner
The Macmlllau Company Is puhllshtnr
the fn.loetn; new bunks ' Vanishing
Po'.rls another novel of New Knrlaud
ife by Alice lirouu; "Comrade Yella,"
a novel bv Albert Kdwurds In which a strike
of garme'il makers i made the turning point
of the heroiiie-s life; The I'eet of the Pur
live. a collection of wrttnhl stories by
Claries is II Huberts, The Principles of
Prux.ar. Administration " by Herman O Jamre
of the t'n.crtity of Texas, ami "Mind and
Health " a study of the influence of menial
states upon health by Hr. Kdward K Weaver.
The Ma-niillan, report thai Iliry are already
sending to press for a second edition S. It
Crockett's new story "Patsy "
TI,. (m.Haii rthte In, It. ln ,
Julien llenda's "l.'Ordinatlnn," a novel that has
peen niaKing it (n-e.uon in raris. nave rieen
obtained by the Holts The translation Is in
ine iieMios 01 tmiicri lamiau, ttno translated
jean ciiristopur, hhu tjih ir iraaj prooaoit
In May.
Especially timely, considering the exhibition
of the Cubist. Futurist anil Past Irunreestnntet
canvases al the Mmy ninth lletlmcnl Armory.
is ine iMiLtiu .ii it'll i'y iiuu.utuii .iiiiiiiii torn
pany of "The tetters nf a Post Impressionist,"
the familiar correspondence of Vincent Van
llngh Kuhtccn Van liosh canvases are In
(hided among those on exhibition, many of
which lire Illustrated In lh rook
It Is a "iiuainl" review of "W A 0 'a Tale"
whP-h drwribes the hook as a "utiatnt animal
story, quaintly Illustrated bv the author " F.vi
ilently the reviewer did not read as far as the
first paragraph, whlih says: "My name is
William Alnswoilh (xmloii and my Initials spell
W. A. O. That is why Aunty May and I call
Ihls book 'W. A I! 's Tale ' 11 it were about
dog It would b Tail Wags.' So it's trua and a
loke too "
Among the new editions recently put to press
by Frederick A Mokes Company ale the third
edition of "Hobble, tieneral Manager," by Olive
lllcglns I'routy. before publication; the se-ond
of "lunching tor Sylvia." by Harold Ihndloss;
the second of "Miss Wealthy. Deputy Sheriff."
by Kltiabeth Neff. and the eecond, liefore pub
llcatlon, of "Tho Ufa Mask," by the anany
mous author of "To M. 1.. O."
A newbook by H It. Wells Is announced for
Immediate publication by II, w Huebsch The
book Is entitled "The Hiecnvcry of tho Future."
and is based on an address which Mr. Wells de.
Ilvered before the lloyal Institution It voices
a plea for Intellectual liberty an iigaluvt the
orthodoxy of silence Mr Huebh also an
nounces a new book by John Spargo, entitled
Syndicalism, Industrial Unionism and Social
Ism," which alms to show- the tclatlon of so
cialism lo the new Industrial agitation which
springs from the syndicalist philosophy. "The
Truth About Socialism," by Allan I. Ilenson,
will be Issued shortly.
"The Balkan War Drama," a book b? Cyril
Campbell, who was special correspondent for
the 1oncloil fimes at the front. Is announced
for publication March I by Mcllridn, Nasi
New books from Messrs, Dulfleld 4 Co aie
"Veiled Women," by Marniaduke Pickthall
"Succe in lluslness" and "Waking up Unltoii, '
both by William Hanson Hose, uud "The Daugii
ler ol a Hebcl," by ti. ere Tyler. The name
house has in hand for publication "The
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