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THE SUN, SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1916.
MANY INTERESTING NEW NOVELS FOR SUMMER READING Iff is LOCALES AND THEMES OF ALL KINDS IN LATEST FICTION Detective and Adventure Stories by Popular Writers Scenes in Alexandria, England, Russia. Sentiment, Humor and WhimsyPsychological Studies, and Problems of Modern L fe. Pictutes of Many Phases of American Life -Stories Set in Idaho, Maine, Canada, California. MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE Tha Doer of Dread. (Hobbs-Merrlll.) By Arthur Stringer. We, have, to do with the United States Mcret service, with foreign agents ami International splen, with stolen secrets of the nrmy and navy. The art of the author unfolds a narrative of absorbing Interest, sweeping the reader from epi sode to episode, with a thrill on every page. Behind the 7?oI(ed Door. (Pndd, Mead.) Tly Arthur K. McFarlane. "Nearly every witness to a crime keeps some little bit of evldenro bark, through fear of consequences to him self or to some other persons," Is the theory of a nerve specialist in this story, whose hobby Is detective work. "Kind these bits of withheld evidence, piece them together, and you will get the so lution of the crime." Acting on this theory, he tackles a mystery that the trained detectives of the New York po lice force have been unable to solve. The Strange Cos of Maion Itrant, (Llpplncott.) Hy Nevll Monroe Hop Idna, Criminology Is a difficult art when we know that a man can put a little radium in your hat and drive you stark crazy. This Is but one of the mysteries that cross the path of Mason llrant, cosmo politan gentleman. The author, a scien tist, attacks the situation with a re freshing originality. The AIIM. (Small Maynard ) Hy George Allan England A mystery story which tells now the cashier of a metropolitan bank planned and executed the clever frame up that sent an Innocent man to Slug Sing . how the man In pilson lived, suffered mid es caped; how he became again suspected of a great crime. The love of Hnld Chamberlain for Arthur Mam-Held, and her unfailing faith make this novel a romance as well. Copt, (Jfirrftner of the Intervatlnnal Police. (Podd, Mead.) liv Kobert Allen. In the critical trt the awful test of Oriental toiture lit a hidden Chinese temple ('apt Cardlner, on a secret mis sion, breaks down and discloses his se cret, iiHll"illl lit-. lUi,ll. a Slll-tll and sturdy member of the serrrt ser vice, gins up his hf, to his duty l-'or these two men are sent by the Western nations to uneaith the plot of the i:.-ist against the West, riot and Intrigue be. tween the federated civilized nations ami the tricky Oriental develop, and adven tures In the mvsterloui Eastern cities and courts. In the I'hinese temples, the heathenish tortures practised In the Just Published A Diplomat's VV1JCUIMCA1W By EDITH O'SHAUGHNESSY (Mrs. Nelson O'Shaughncssy) Here for the first time written from the inside is the truth of what went on behind the scenes before the breaking off of relations between the United States and Mexico. What Americans in Mexico City feared; a country in revolution: what diplomats thought of the United States policy: gossip of drawing-rooms and accounts of personal relations with statesmen, soldiers, and sailors, with Huerta, Lind, Admiral Fletcher and others, in hours when a diplomatic slip might mean war all these make the book, written at the time the events took place, by the wife of the American Charge d'Aff aires, a contribution to American history, a book to arouse much discussion. Illustrated, $2.00 net. HARPER & BROTHERS, Established 1817 B "The sensation of many years." v$IK( PHaMUA . BARK, the pspatar norftllatt "It It nni- jUkjL dHH log. 1 know sothlnc Ilk. It but 'Uue Vadli and viaiaRH I sjaJammbB I. sIHLsLsLsLsLsLb ' jH Miiy praise, some coademn this remarkiMeflpRBV 1 swrel which ereryhoiljr is reidinf. UfVJutBjmxni DOROTHY CANFIELD'S NEW book By the Author of "The Bent Twig," "Hillsboro People," etc. THE REAL MOTIVE "Marked by characior mid oriKinalits. 'I licu- is humor. ,y ummiq mill wiiniii.iill. I I it'll' IS llllllior. C Mont's are told well; they ro stpiiKht to tlie point; they keep the re.icler thorouKhly interested. I'lie ciimul.it ivc effect of the collection is much stronger thuii tlwit of ,-iny simkIo btory."- The S, Y. Sun, i THE BKNT TWIG lh rrlnlino, tl .13 Jil HENRY HOLT AND Orient, and laslly, the scenes In the great battles Iti which the Oriental flood lh stemmed, In the trenches and In the air, form n dramatic picture. .In Avifnhfe CAriru'on. (Little, Drown.) Ily B. Phillips Oppenhelm. All lovers of Oppenhelm fiction will welcome this exciting novel dealing with one Hundereombe and his underworld csplolts In London. The Mind Man' F.ye. (Little. Erown ) Ily William Macllarg and Edwin Maimer. An unusual mystery story which has as Its central character a blind lawyer with a remarkable power of perception. As the plot Is unfolded the situations become dramatic and ttto love Interest quickens, v. FOREIGN SETTINGS 1 llehnld the Woman! (Llpplncott.) Dy T llverett Harre. A rhllif of the Alexandrian gutter, a petted bi-auty of the Alexandrian pal ace', a queen of Alexandrian tinners, n tedeemed woman seeing a vision of Christ upon the Jtide.m hllK ami finally a mystic saint upon the deert. was Man of Egpt, the heroine of this his torical novel of redemption In the fourth century A. I. The Human no; and the War. (Mac ntillaii.l H.v Eden Phlllpctts. In this bonk Mr. I'hlllp"!t pictures n bo, a real human boy. The boy's waj of thinking, his outlook upon life, 111 ambitions, his Ideals, his mood. hi" peculiarities, these are all here touched nrt with a kindly simpatliy and humor. Makar's Dream. (Puftleld ) Ity VHd Imlr Korolcitkn; translated b Marian Tell Vladimir Knrolenko Is n popular author of the dav In Itilssi.i His stotles hive never hfore been translated Into English. They deal with the life of the ltti-l.in peasants. hutln an Intensely human and cry iheerful a. so ib.it he has been called the "Pickett of Uus sia " The present volume contains "M.ikar's Preani," "In Had Cnmp 111 ." "The direst Mutmurs" and "The Pay of Atonement." Green Mansion. (ICnopf) Ity W. II Hudson. John tialsworthy tn an Introduction to tl.ls bOt'k s ivs . ".Vow tliat Tolsto. has gone. I could lcat ilipense Willi V II. Hudson 'tin-en Mansions,' the to malice of the hltd girl Itima. n stoiy actual ct fantastic, which Immortalizes. I think, as pisslnnate a love of all be 111 t i fill things as cer whs In the heart of man. In form and spirit the book s unique, a simple romantic mrrattve. transmuted by sheer glow of beauty Into IIMI HILLSBORO PEOPLE THE REAL MOTIVE printing, tl.il Jutl ready, U.in COMPANY iL 'H MslBBjlHlHsBBBBBM BSSSSs('('lBSSSsf f,'" Thorns Dixon. Aaihor of "The FaII of tsId.Vi.or" CAppleion a pros poem. I would that svery man, worn in and child In England were mad-? ' to read him : and I would that you In America would take him to heart " The Home Coming. (Mcllrlde. ) fly Constanco Holme. A book In the field of regional Action. dealing with the Westmoreland folk and country. The motif of tbo book Is the insistent call of the home land and the relentless fate which dogs the foot- j flops of the Huddlestoncs. Prey and Hi Wife. (McBrlUe.) By ! Maurice Hewlett. A rousing tale of old Norway by the master of modern romanticists. In which the author has repeopled the past as surpassingly well as he did in "The . Forest Lovers." SENTIMENT-HUMOR The Light Thnt Lies. (Dodd, Mead.) ' fly tiforce Itarr McCutrheon. i A young man falls violently In love ,with a lovely girl and he Is foreman I of a Jury, while she Is the prltiplp.il wit i ness for the defence. And. In spite of 1 - idem v, law.crs" at giinn-nts, and the UeidUt -f eleven good men and true, he makes himself bcllcxo that girl, and i lie Uildlv stands up for I er How he j defies his fellow Jurors, the court and the liwcrs, ami what hippitis m,ik a , etory in such happy humor that a great tnan people are going to ho pleased with It. i j .nit biild. (Ilouchton-Mimin ) By Ilie.inor If, I'orter I The story of a ten-year-old lad, who j is -iisidettd "queer. but as he is ery lot tide and quaintlv anxious to Jive "In harmony." he soon becomes an InfltiPine I nut onl In the 1 1 rti- where he stays, but llii'iijklioiit the i-titlre illagp lltip- (lino's, courage and Inspiration make the j keynote of the .story. I Vmter the Country Skv. ( Poubleday, ; I'iikc I lt (Irace S lticlinmnd. I A toman-'!-, with sfntlment and Ideal ism, and a Mirpric at the end. The story s nf Oorgl.inn, an American girl i with the qualities of courage, optimism ami devotion which, it Is popularly-sup-po.-oil, make American glrK and of her 'luce rival suitors, her Itnalld father, her friendships, struggle to keep up an- i penance", and, finally, of the happiness 'with which she meets. Vnrasy Money. (Appleton.) Ily Tel ' ham (ircnville Wodehnut-e. A delirious f.fnt.isy, und any one who does not chuckle happily through ctery I hapler may will look to a refurbishment ' of his sens- of humor. The love story .( , .in American girl and a titled Kngllsn- ' man, with the humorous complications I attending their desire not to dcprlie each other of a fottunc. The Crulie of the Jnspar H. (Apple ton.) Hy lion Marquts. 1 An original book with a fantastic I charm peculiarly and a plot of many i amusing complications. I'ndcr the con ventional crust of a commonplace and outwardly conventional editor the hero Is n seething volcano of romance. He unexpectedly acquires a half million dol lars and then things happen. CMMren of Hope. (Century.) By Stephen Whitman. Tlie story of Aurellus Goodchlld. a Don Quixote of the middle West, nnd his thtee beautiful Rtid artistically am bitious daughters, who having come Into a llfin.onn legacy, set out Mo pursue their dreams of art anil love In the old World. A noel written In Mr. Whitman's usual fastidious style and brimming with genial satire and mature I reflections on travel, character, art and 1 life In general. ' route Out of the Kilchen! (Century.) i Ily Alice Din-r Miller., The hcio, a young Northern man. rents . for tin- liiintlng sciison an old Virginia j i manor. hci-anis Incluiied. The pcnnntui ili-M-lop cerlalii niynlerinus and stirprls- lug qiiniities, sphinxlike, f.uinilke, Venus-1 i like, rispei-tlvely, which form lite ingre dient of a rapidly moving story. 77ie fMredei-lf. (Ilelliy A Ilrltton.) Ily Mm la Tlmmp'-oii lales. A light hearted story with nn under current of old fashioned love nnd an unusual plot. The heroine, a gay young , l-'rench marquise, who Inherits tomboy characteristics from her American father. Is orphaned by the war and comes to America In order to find her ' uncle In the llarpeth Valley. A freak of circumstance forces her tn ndopt male attire and subsequent chaiiters relate her adventures In saving the honor of a great Southern Stale, She tells the Mory herself In quaint Krenchy English that Is all her own. The Rivet In Grandfather1 Serk i i iiei,ie ) tv .lames Itr.inch Cabell. A picture of provincial Southern life. i s at oui-i- a delightful satire and n pi-iietiiitlng study of ti certain phase of American life thnt Is rapidly passing, t'lrleffe. (Lane.) Hy William J ,ocke. A htlrrlng little romance or love anil spilnglline fc summer reading, Tlie dramatic lne story of two brothers mid one girl. 7ic rlii(lln.i7 of Javier Unit. (Llppln cott.) My Oiacn I.. II. I .nt z. A lovo story of a Western man and an ICastern woman. To rise to the ncc.i-i-on lie needs tho agencies of an exciting railroad accident, a horso race and loads of beautiful roses from his own garden; but he succeuls ami the reader rejoices. Neirii Milcn to Arden. (Harper.) Hy Until Hawjer, It Ih a Mory of the open road of a lovable, vlv.icluus, willy heroine, Celtic by race and mi iictti-hs by profoshlnn, Her warm heart set her off In queBt of a in. in she dlil not know. No mutter how far sho tin veiled she seemeil always Just about seven tulles from Arden, where she expected to find him. Along tho road she met a tinker, In rags and In trou ble, but young. Again her kind heart set her to mothering, and on they trav- Pi Barton KHa Author of Strtvc hy Lightning (ti.io) I and , , i elled. At last Arden was reached she found It a place of surprise ! A Man'i Ileaeh. (Llpplncatt.) ny aily xelson Itoblns. A Vlrgln'.i story by a Virginian. U.in. dolph Turherville Is the scion of an nrls-toi-t.itic Virginia houe; his struggle .ig.ilnst evil forces begins nt the Vnlver sity of Virginia. I-'asclnatlng, he Is adored by nil. especially by I.ettleo I'or bln, for whom he s.ics hlmsi-If. Die Geranium l.ailv. (Puflleld.) My Sjlvla Chatticld Hate A love story full of youth and open air. The s-etie s laid In Martha's Vine, yard Tne hero Is a young naval oillcer, retln-il from Injuries received In netlon, anil the heroine i delightfully msterlous lady. Tlie Island people, humorous at.il likable, drill In and out of the story, whlcn moves through adventure. PSVCI IOLOGICAL, PROBLEMS The T win M.(rri. (Harper.) My Jus- tu Miles I-'ortn.in " , ... i of International society, Mr l-'ortiuns last Isvik. was finished shortly before h silled on the I.ult:itr.i. The d'ffeie! in their bringing up made the twin sisters different In character When til. T ! it flits were dlvor-'ed e.i-h took one daughter The father's educa tion prod-jMii -i brave, frank, modern woni-in. her siter, brought up bv her mother. roed from one llurope.in city to another, was small minded and disloyal. The Scrd of the rilahteau. (Itohbs Merrill ) 11 Juliet Wilbor Tompkins. A great phllanthioplst gave himelf mil his substance, unsparingly for chil dren His widow and his children all but one - come to the conclusion that tlie I world owes them a living nnd something mure as a debt of gr.itltude, Aroun l this family the author has woven a store of humor and human warmth. Two characters Mand nut, the mother, "a grand old grafter," so glorious a giver hersilf th it she can't understand how any one would be unwilling to give to her cli'Idren, and the exceptional daugh ter, a brnun wren among; eagles. 77ir 'rfsonrr. (Macmlll.m.) Tly Alice Brown. Tlie story of n young man's struggle to live down the past. The centrnl char acter of the book Is an ambitious, well intctitlotied youth, who, with every pros, pect of a big life success before him, makes a fain- Hep and lands n prison The problem with which Mls Hrovvn deals Is not that of his Imprisonment however, but with the situation which confronts him upon his release. Our .!(.. Vorfc. d'enn Publishing.) Ily l-Mwiii Hatemin Morris When love comes In the door docs business Ily out the w indow ? Suppot-e i woman has beauty and charm and alo drains, Hence a nattering business mic-i-c.ss, witli opportunity to express licr'lf dlil lo he ii power In her little worl' Then supposo she falls In love Which will weigh tlie he.iv ler gratllleii amni tlou or a husband unci a home" This I.- tin- problem of Mr Mori is s heroine, The Hat s of linn (Putnam ) By K M Hell The Morv of n man who, goaded Into a light, lelds to the devil that nnMer. him and hutls his opponent tn de.it'i Veins liter, unknowing of her Idi-ntlt and equally unknown, lie falls In lov" with the vvlilow of tlie man he has killed ind kindles in her a friendship that his In It the promlte of a stronger feeling At that stage be learns hy chance the awful part that he had played In ho.' life, and the story Is the story of Ills oinlii.'t under the trying conditions of this discovery, of the resolution lie fotincd, the promise he mule, and the wav his nitlons. dictated by fear mil affection, Inlluenced tlie worn in be loved Gninamer, (rornn.) By O. A. Birm ingham, ,ll;i gossamer threads In nn autumn Held, sys tlie nilllior, tlie nnaiu-lal sy. loin spreads all over the world fiom th" centrnl olll'cs of men Ilk" .Morgan ntnl HAVE YOU READ "CHRISTOPHER QUARLES" ? He ii at it again, solving absorbing problem! by metlioih new and ingenious. THE MASTER DETECTIVE Br PERCY JAMES BRT.BNER A collection of appalling crimei and mysterious disappearances that keep you guessing and you guess wrong every time. Trice $1.35 net. (Postire extra.) Any' Bookstore. E. P. DUTTON & COMPANY 681 Fifth Ave., N. Y. Atxlhor of "A Mn re.eh" ( Lifspineoll) th Rothschilds. This financier is no: the stock figure of crudity which may possibly have had some truth for yester day, hut one new to literature. The per sonal problems of loyalty which come to him with the outbreak of war reveal many things of our modern 'world Its Interweaving of nation with nation and some new aspects of the breaking of the i gossamer web. The Fall of a Satton. (Appleton.) By i i nomas iqxon. Thomas Dixon's new novel la an ap peal for national preparedness and a cry , or warning ngainsi tne peace at any price propagandists. It Is the story' of the conquest of the United States by the Imperial Nation In the year 1918. After the collapse of the great war In 1917 the United States heads the world In commerce- "a hundred million Americans mad with prosperity" when the one phase of our government In which noth ing has been done Is natlor.nl difenco. i The ntth Wheel (fltokes.) By OHve lllggins I'routy The story of s. arlrt who revolts against being a fifth wheel and has much Intense and dramatic experience In con sequence. It Is by the author of "Hob ble, fienernl Manager," and while not strictly a sequel It does tell more of that Interesting Vnrs family. John lopnrrfti. (Century.) Ily George Agnew Chamberlain. The story of th self-discovery of a young man who has been robbed of his youth by nn overambltious father and who, breaking away from conventional society, wanders through llurope, Africa and his own country, encountering ad ventures of every sort nnd finding In the end both loe and wisdom. Forked Lightning. (Ln). By Keble Howard. A novel founded on ths author's well known play, portraying an episode In soclctv life, where a Jealous woman be comes the victim of her own machina tions. The Family. (Lens). By Elinor Mor daunt. I A remarkable study of the Ufs of nn Kngllsh country squire and his numerous ,,,,..,.. PICTURES OF AMERICAN LIFE. God' Puppet. (Mscmlllan.) By William Allen Whit. Hoie Is brought together some of the more notable work of William Allen h te In the short story field, Including Mr White's story "The One a Phari see," which Is longer than the others ind perhaps the most remarkable. The. i stories are Intimate studUs of life In small town. 7Vie froo of the Pudding. (Houghton Mlfllln ) Hy Meredith Nicholson The adventures, perils and ultimate trill ri ph of the charming Nan make this one of the most dramatic, absorbing and wholly satisfying novels Nicholson has ever written, while In the upward march of Its chief characters It presents an In spiring picture of American life. I Jfr. and Mr: Pierce. (Todd, Mead.) Hy Cameron Mackenzie. Mrs, Pierce, oung, attractive, ardent. MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS Delightful short essays describing out of door life, and more particularly certain flowers, plants, birds nnd In sects, niako uji S. T. Wood's liamhlr.t of a Canadian Xaturalixt (J. M. Dent and Hons; H. P. Dutton nnd Com pany). There are mnro than seventy of these i-smys, which every one living in New Kngiund or New York will ilipioi-l.ite. for very few deal with spi-i'ltli' localities, nnd the country li" si-ribi-il Is nuii'li th" same thtoughout the Not Hi. Tho colored pictures by Hubert Holmes are very pretty nnd the artistic drawings by the Ontario College of Art .students do credit to them nnd to that institution, 1,1 fr In tlie Tropics. Minute descriptions that are plc tuiesiiue ond poetical of tho common things that happen in the country In tropical lands will be found In Arturo Ambnigl's .' Scnitndn lAhro del Trap- ' h a ( liiipicnta N.iclonal, San Salva dor, III Salvador). om essay tolls of nn old station ngent vvutorliig his , ilttlo garden nftcr th one train of l the il.iv linn gone; ntiothet- describes tin. llt'tle, village girls lining their water Jar.s nt the spring. , Imlln nnd Mimntrn, I Tlie larger portion of the Itev. W, T.I W'.ii'd' Xunliiiht and Sltodnw it ,lli .iioimi .fc t.l. Ilnllcntunn, Mi-dun. Siimntrn) Is devoted lo nn account of 1 the work dono by his father, the Itev t'lmrli'X llcnjamln Wind, who spent I his life as a self-siippiii-tlng mission i ii ry in HrltlHli India. This contains much material that will Interest other rciiilera than tlinso who care for nils slonary work, hut It Is a Held about vvlilcli much lias been written, .Mnro novel Is the nuthor's iiccoiiut of Ills own work In Putcli Sumatra nnd of his pleasant relations with the Puti'li spttlern nnd especially with tliu Christianized Chinese, The hook is Il lustrated with many Interesting; plin tograplis. Cri'in-li Wnr I'niuphlcta. Moro pamphlets of the "I'.igps il'Uis tnlro" series (Hergoi'-Levrault, Paris) luivo arrived. Prof, Algluvo nf the I'm Is law faculty discusses I.e. Droit do Guerre Autrrfol.i rt Aujnurd'liui and also the more Immediately practical A GREAT NOVEL A novel of war and of peace and of woman's love a story of vital plot and absorbing in terest from beginning BBBBBBaaaaaaWBssssHssMsBiBlBaw I HI- W r a 1 1 end. A story of Americarfor Americans. Get it to-day, at any bookseller's. Illustrated. D. APPLETON & happily married, made up her mind one line day to elevate her hushnnd. He was to he raised financially and, therefore, socially, his Intellectual and moral status being all that a loving wife could desire. Mrs. Pierce's experiment make? an absorbingly Interesting story of American rrurrled life, floth Mr. and Mrs Pierce are Just suoh bright, well bred, hopeful young Americans as one can find In any city In the land. Their problems are the problems that most of us face. Th Ileal Adventure. (Bobbs. Merrill.) Ily Henry Kltchell Webster. The author has written a big. broad, human story of married life, marked by careful writing, close observation, .shrewd reality, logical yet highly dra liiatlc development, an engrossing plot, n diversity of Incidents, characters from nlmost every class of society, a theme that means something to us all. Seventeen, (Harper,) By Booth Tar Mngton. The story of the summer when Will iam Slyvanus Baxler was 17 and viewed the world as normal youths who seem abnormal to their parents for the time being alwnys view It. ulth himself as the centre. Ho was In love, nnd little sister Jane displayed a mast ilsturh'.r.g curiosity about his rrovements. A negro gardener, two dogs and exasperated elders disturb his equanimity; and a chorus of youths nnd maidens take their experience and pleasures seriously, while Mr. Tarklngton's abounding humor makes them all human. .1. rr . -. D..I..I rvti.tai4 w J fir iritri o ivui'.'ir. iwwuui.u-i. Page ) Hy Kathleen Norrls. The Whirligig of Tim, (fltokes.) By A t-tory of the corroding Influence of, Wayland Wells Williams, modern society on domestic Ideals. The i . novel of two brothers who live In blgget problem of social life to-day Is New Haven, go to Yale, see the world divorce. A few jears ago the startling ami have good chances. Opposite In total of 6O.11OO divorces In one car had nature, they reach out for understand been reached. Mrs. Norrls has some-1 s nmi support, but cannot express the thing to say about this and Mie says It true affection between them. There Is not as one defending a theory but as a I a quality of humor and observation In woman who has watched the courses of this first novel, lives all about her and has appraised their strength and their weakness ltachel Thf Sp(n,((r (ll0,t) pnrah N Palrfax. a beautiful girl possessed ot .,..! ..,.-tl, r.r eturneter. marries ' ,, .,.,',, nf the hardest problems that a woman Is called upon to solve. Held to Answer. (Little, Brown.) By Peter Claris Macfarlane. An emotional novel based largely on the nuthor's own career. The hero be gins as a stenographer In a Ixs Angeles railroad olllce, becomes a stock company -,,.nr ni ,,.n self-appointed actor In an abandoned chapel. Ills love nrrairs. his problems and his development arc Impressively revealed. Old Jtidf;e Priett. (toran.) By Irvln S. Cobb. A new siorv of the vital Kentucklan question of the methods of payment In wnr time; Adrlen nertrand de scribes l.a ConquJtr de VAu-trichC' llanarle par I'.-Ulfninone and the eighteenth Instalment of l.c Commit niiiut OjtMWrl.i covers the months of .limitary nnd February, 1016. Vgnlnst Preparedness, The chief Interest In Al'nn !,. Ben son's argument against preparedness, Invitinn War tn America (H. V lliielisih, New York), Is that the an tlmr is the Social. st candidate for tlu'ip.uhv with their was c.untlghls, pur I'li-Milcncy of the cnltcd States. Ills argument Is clear, logical nnd stron;; from the point of view he takes and deserves more careful consideration than It Is likely to receive from his political opponents. "Get THE CRUISE of THE JASPER B at quickly as you can. It Is the most tnttrlainint cooi thai has tome to this is in many moons." The S'tw Yor I'.tenint Mail, DON MARQUIS "Aot ur Uteri a story that Is reminlstenl of Fran R. Stoetyon's tales and thai l(eeps the reader excited and amused lo the end." - The S'eu Yor Sun. "Nothing lite II hai appeared in fiction for a lont lime, if eier. All readers uill enjoy it."--ICvcry Etenint, lYilmingtort (Dei). At all Booksellers tUO nel D. APPLETON & COMPANY, Publishers, New York Read this dramatic story umphant over militarism; Kead this thrilling romance or a woman s magnificent patriot ism, rveaa tne new novel cy me man who wrote "The Birth of a Nation," THOMAS sir- i v I L 1 ! r u -v i v Mil IIIM 1 to $1.35 nel. COMPANY, Publ ishers. Mr. Cobb has already presented to us. Judge Priest, In this second book, as In "Hack Home," sums up and makes com prehensive the real America the Amer ica of little towns dustily brooding under the maples, but suddenly arousing to scandal or amusing Incident or the slow tramping of old soldiers. The Heal Motive. (Holt.) By Dorothy Canfleld. L'nllke "Hillsboro People," this collec tion of "short stories" has many diverse backgrounds, but It Is not without unity, becaus the author's rr.oln Interest Is In tho underlying humanity which unites nil her characters rather than In the ac cidents of fortune nnd situation which separate them. Some of the stories are cheerful, some sad, some satiric, some heroic; all are based on the Importance of the sectct springs of human action of what goes on under the surface of ever day lives. A Wentem TTartHcfc. (Doran.) By Samuel O. Wythe. Political fiction built around a big, si lent manipulator of the destinies of a nation, maker of presidents, dispenser of millions, purchaser of n-en. Kor his own political ends the most enormous con splracy of capital that has ever been conceived Is planned and directed by him. The great money Interests, In re turn for a government complaisant to extreme high tariff and Immense monop olistic combinations, place almost un limited millions in his hands to buy the country, He proceeds to buy It "lock, stock and barrel." Why? Just for power, for the game. Llegborn. sensitive, leisure class young woman grows Into significant and hnppy rela-,inn- n.i.i. . v. . .nin.i.. rv, . I ,t-'ii.-. wm, in,- nolo, niMiistn .tin ideas and people of the story, w hlch I not without Its romance, are so truly of the very stuff of the modern American mind as to make a strong appeal to nineteenth century girls who find them selves twentieth century women. The Amateur. (Doran.) By Charles O. Norrls. The loy comes from th mid-Western city to learn to be a great Illustrator tn New York ; his experiences of the art editors In their offices, of the studios the kind with kitchenettes and the kind with Japanese servants and old tapes tries, the riotous, artificial night life which his too easy, meretricious success opens to mm; me saniij oi ion quiev people who save him In his tragedy of tigcneratlng pain. Struck hy Lightning. (Lane.) By Hiirtnn Kline. The comedy of a violent lovs affair played by a prominent man before the chlily stares of social Boston. .Von of .Vtiile .Ifotinfnbt. (Pcrlbner.) By Frank II. Spearman. A book of tlie ltocky Mountains, whos heroine Ih a gltl living the primitive life of the men of the high country. Like l.oma Pooue, Nan live with an outlaw- Ian, though she Is utterly out of s.vm- suits, captures and miraculous escapes eii"iie and carry the reader along at a full gallop to the climax. The Lightning Conductor Meravcr America. 1 1 ouhleday, I'age.) 11 C. N, and A. M. Williamson. There is much Information In this book about the country we all know so well. Headers will remember bow tho nilthnrs made places of Interest In Kng- 1 ,.! u,wl tt, In lh,il .letlirl,, fitl ltnl- that delightful lok "Set In Silver," Spain In "Tim Car of ivstlnv " Holland In "Tlie Cnapctone," and tills storv does the same thing for. America. PICTURESQUE SETTINGS. Hy I the Harder Legion, (Harper.) i '..i tie lliey Th" hoi dei- Is that of Idaho. In ls13., I the legion ,t band of bindlts who roli inliietH of their gold and are the. terror df he aw nli ding clement In t int tough 'leglo... A lovers' ipiarrel sent the hero lo the outlaws' camp and his repentant 1 sweetheatt In search of htm. She was l..,Mii,,e,i in tlie li I nr ihe itin,inu .....i held ptlsoner. To mid lo her own per - soli.il d.ltigets was her fear for her lover, for his life and for his futuro tn this den nf thieves, Hloic the Man Hoicn. Ilolm.in Hay, (Harper ) Ry A hloty of the sea and tlie Maine coast, fci-ll In Its setting, alive with new. vlille. and plctnrcbiiue llgurrs, cnloicd Willi tliu romance nf a great love, a novel which thrills throughout with ,u- lion and the ver.v spit It of the sea. IJil.ilut and strange people lend a fresh humor to ,i slot v which p.o-ses from ii l- i rr io tt.iL-eiii. i n i i ri..ii m " : : . : ' 1 ilin iii'ii), I it'll HI rotnaiice and Incident, .Mr. Day knows Inllnialely. He is himself sailor as well as novelist, The Window Itider. Isabel P.itiT.son, A tale ot jouth and (Lane ) Hy romance In a XJiH i mil of womanhood rising tri DIXON Author of "The Clansman," "The Southern- er," etc. l a new, fast growing country th c. nadlan Northwest. The love storv of . man, a woman and a girl. flfor of the North. (Putnam.) Br Francis W. Sullivan. The romance of u leading actor ef t moving picture company that, to Lairs' a real Northern setting, camps nar in Isolated Hudson Bay post in th Cur.a. dlan wilds, and the lithe, beamlfjl daughter of the post, w ho knows th whole art of woodcraft, but has nvr suspected the existence of suoh a tlil-j as a photoplay. A story of aeiion-o- fight of a strong man agalnt craft unl guile, scenes of the open, rugged cprjot.;. Hon of nature ng.fcnst the dicjej n : of man. Romona. (Mule, Brown.) By !!-, Hunt Jackson. A new edition of the famous ftory ef the white man's Injustice t- the Mis sion Indians of southern C.iforn a, written by Helen Hunt Jaelc-on re lished In 18M, the love story of ip lovable Hftmona nnd tho n'-'ile heart"! Alessandro Immediately aft ra led .v I has elnco held public and etit. al ,vt . tlon. f.ote in Voufa. tT'iran ) ftv Fra' Harris. 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