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r ' - .: -j EVENING PUBLIC LEDGER- PHILADEL1'HL4, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1018 ' 5 ' . . ROBERT NORWOOD HAS WRITTEN REAL POETRY AnVERTIr.MENT ADVKRTIREMKNT d - These are Appleton Books )" I' SOME REAL POETRY BY MR. NORWOOD The I'ew Volume, of Verse by the Rector of St. W.- Will Hi ' H , ' fVw' ;.,- "J i ft &W .! H i 't ! tliyS il t-1 . ii t? u - i : r i: PuMUAe-rl by D. Appleton . Company, Xexo York, and For BaU at All Bookstores. The Golden Bough By GEORG GIBBS ' Yesterday a weary, half-starved refugee from a German prison camp today the leader of Nemi, the most powerful secret society in the world, with tentacles reaching into the vitals of every nation, . controlling the destiny of millions. How did Phillip Rowland use his uncanny power? Read thfs hair rais- witted the entire laeroraanceofperil- MX German secret ser M...j,.nhiM in. 4kW&Am$ "cc system, right t omidTitun,ofin JHO in the heart of temational intrigue MA Germany. More and plots. 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Mrs. Jtacon is eminently the imaginative artist creating her picture and .not copying her material. Illustrated in color and black-and-white, Sl.00 nei. iCHAKLES SCRIBNERS SONS 'WmAMLMWSimrVm $ r'V ""IU -i- . fe $ fe: HBTLBaH $1.50 net. Uncle Abier Br JfM.Vn.LK IMVISSO.N TOST. The old Virginian who solves mystery after mystery by his clever yet entirely obvious deductions. $1.50 net. for pleasure Morgan Dennis MIFFLIN CO. WyoK" jy Ks ML iz.tb net. at this time, by J. A. R. presents so well within three growth of Prussia." Nation. 0 -JiT "1 wrdte tratcd. Enlarge His Fame If Iloliert W. Norwood, netur of St I Paul's Church In Ovcrlirook, were not u clerKyman, oh.isil with tin- iluty of (reaching, he would bo u ttri'iitur poii i Yet, tho conclusion th.tt lio li poet will lio forced upon cM'ry illjcrlmlnatliiK I turns tho p.iges f "flic Modernists," IiIh luteal olume uf crce. Th title U RllRhtl) nilslcailltiK liui the mumcntiiry wrong Imiiresslou 'n I'orrectnl as foon ns one looks over tin- tnlilo of conlcnt. Tho Imok It u col I lection of pocnii InterpretlnB tho Ioiik (.lino of oetB nnd prophets, from th I llrst Im.iKlnar cac man uho lmil it Mslon, down to Daruln. In ixlurvn nf Moses, Vushti, Mary, .loan of Ate Dnntc, nrunu nnd seerl others. I.111I1 was tho modernist of hl day In the Htno th.it he was the forerunmr of n broader development or i.ie human con ception of the ni) merits of lift- ami utuiii 11 ih, ineieiore, i'uieiu in.ti im uluino Is Intvntcl) serlouf. Mr No, wood has no tasto for wtltlnt; light rh)mes lo his mlatiess'H orlnows ll N troubled with Kruiter thlims nhi for example, Im regards its tho t)pe of tho new woman. He makes her say lo the slaves who hae dellnred the Uuik h mess.iKe that iho dnnce naked for the inlertnlnnient of his Kueslu: Mfa will not nha) iai' of wumnn's mnutU. An thuuuli It eri a scar, t poppy lul lllonn Into bfnut) on their i'nltt'ii breath, ThfJ will not fer nln ahout her tyca And tnlk of ptinKUn uprn ti tn ilawu. Or hmn her lirejuli und say the) tiro white. lllllf. Thiv will not ropo licr netk about with pearls Hind hrr with bnuelct till the hnnila and fret Ar fptterfil like an lUhlopUn nHe Tool her with rlnsra mi irfunied llnKers, rngtlhtr in in nnil woinnn shitll go up I'n all that we haie meant lu mulnn Knil lho3e fates in a dream whlUi are ourielieiii Vr whlnper ple, in flterlng from me? Mill no oni- s-and with Vashtl In thin taui-e? 1h-n by the mnelnn trilni of truth' I.l Vashtl h tho nrst l" Oar- tn late of woman clajmln eomrad(hlp with man. And sow the seed of far-off hrettlng. I This Is Rood ersu nnd there Is Im , nRlnatlon In It In a tenderer strain he writes of Mary and the nnnunciatiiiK an Kel Tender it Oabrl'l -thn lord of birth. He nnn to mothers with whin- folded w lues. And 'jet like pansles mln'nd hi III" dtw; Tho little eradle-sons a woman sines. t'roonlnf aboie hr babe, that angpl knew When ull tho mornlnc stars hoainniud furlh Tho loltime Is most Interest Iiik and suEeestlio and ran he commended to nil serlous-mlndrd loiers of icrse with thought In It i TIU2 MOJ1RHNMSTH Ilyttobyt V Norwood. J I 5.1 Story of French Revolution Few contemporary authors of hlste.rl oal noiels riial Mnrjorle How en In abil ity to make tho men nnd women of a former day walk nnd talk with the naturalness of life. Miss How en's lepu tatlon as an historical noiellst of the first order has been earned chiefly through her romances of Ilnlv during tho n,enalsance. Hut In 'The Third IMnto" she makes the l'lencli Keiolu tlott tht' background e,f 11 most spiilted and colorful Mory The conscienceless and daring Marepils Donntleu de Sarcey Is the central figure Tho portrait It elaborated with .1 wealth of detail until It becomes a III lug. breathing reality. The Matquls' brutal cMitcmpt for women, his heedlessnts' Cl'lllt IIIPL IWr eillli-l. Ilin nt;.-ui-;-,iii- ) ....,., .,,,, v'n- I,. 11, trie ,,f the mf-erv he cau-es. Is revealed In 1 rijAhHKJ I 'j V.'.Vwitii foreword' M'ss Howen's account of his i-pltnili'S j'- JenrA John J IVrshlnif and 1111 Intro with the unfoitunatr Julie Snrel. Pelagie .biiibm to Ian l '"lj " v ' '""' de llaultpetiue, In his loiele-s mairlnge. and her loicly younger sister Ktigenle, whom ho le.ies violently so long as she Is Inaccessible, but whom he spurns at the last when she has lost her charm for him Through It nil tho hatred of the masses for tho aristocracy is reiealed In telling, lvld flashes Not much at tention Is devoted to historical detail, but the treatment Is effectlio, and the principal figuies stand out In bold re lief. It is the novelist's triumph that sho makes of tie Sarcey un Interesting figure without once eiulckenlng tho read er's sympathies for him. lilt: Tlllltli HSrATi: lly MarJorli- I.owen New York IJ 1' Putton i 'o $1 -J, Lloyd George's War Speeches Public opinion has not always been unanimously with the Hrltlsh I'i line Minister 'n some details of his war policy. Tint the ultimate authority of 1 's uttetances has neier been challenged, nnd lilt inrloUH speeches undoubtedly const liuto the mot significant expression of Great Britain's war alms and con duct yet made public The most vital portions of the I.lo)d George speeches for the last two anil a half years have now been rescued from ephemeral newspaper publication. As puhlifl.cd In book form, they hnio been r,.,rill v uM.rtr,l find firrnrn-vd In rn rr 1 ilitnally nil of the topics of Importance I which 1 ae had an bearing o-i Ilrltain s wartime pone) ..iiinaiy pi.-hic-c. economic problems. Industrial regula tions nnd social affairs are reflected un-dc- stre-ss of wartime eieilutlon In the excerpts which Include me naies irom December. 1915. to January, of the present )ear TUB illlKAT Cnt'slADH Kxtrscta from Hpeeihes Delliered Uurlng tho (Irrat liar lly thi- lllght Hon David l.lod iloorsv New York, li-orce 11. Doran Company Jl SI). What the Navy Is Doing Is tho keynote of "Oier the Sens for Uncle Sam." Owing to the reluctance of any of tho Knlser's vaunted drend noughts that ride on the seas to follow their lT-boat comrade t that sneak under tho seas away from their bases the 'American and Allied naiies naie nan little opportunity to emulate the expledts I of John Taul Jones. Harry. Perry, Deca- I tur. Farragut. duPont nnd Pewey hut they're nil primed and ready now. As it Is Uncle Sam's fleets are 'doing a big but unadvertlsed work In conSoylng the transports bearing millions of our brave V.A..H .n .!.& fenrtt In I.Vail'P U'lllrh Is I soon to be the front In Germany. Some of the ambitions and gallant deeds of the American naiy of today ale told by the 1 author in this Berles of stories, many I t.a,n .-AlnfArl In h-r npriennitlll 111 the Jackles and approved for publication by the authorities. They are Illustrated by sixteen pages of action pictures. Ol'KR TUB 8I.AS FOU WNCLB SAM lly Klalno Hterne. New Yorkt The Ilrltton l'ubllihlnn Company. tl.S.I, I They Escaped From Germany A remarkable account or ins experi ences of two Canadian soldiers In Ger man prison camps is to ho found In "Out of the Jaws of Hunland," by Cor poral Fred McMulen and Jack Kvans, private. They tell their story very .simply and give a vlilrt Impression of il.A Annilltlnn rt tirtuAnori ami -in-fla II v i vhen they are attempting to escape. mine, was Kept "Htandlng without food or water for thirty-six hoursMIls com- -.... IkvIhw aha rt tilt. Ik... nnrl 1rr freedom, lay oniy naii-iunueu in wie, sand under a creek bank for a day and I ..,'... n.-.- --. .......1- ...1.1, :.,,,...,' freedom, lay only half-hidden In the sand under a creek bank Tor a day and I night. The Herman people with whom they came In contact were hnlf waning anil utterly disgusted with the war and S.h w .iihnn-of irtorv. OUT OP THK JAWS OF HUNLAND. Th Pivi trm - -"' -" -(..- . loriev 01 i,orporpi rrwi Jur.aiuii.Mi. HHlfllMa "fljifif 1 nJJJmim " iiiirfiiiiiiiiiMifihi m MiiiiiWii M'VL KMt.NOI Aulhor of "Our Ailmiralilr Hcll" War History in Dis patches IlL.-iders of tliU ucwbU.tpui an famil iar with the war clcppatcln a of tMiaries II Orasly A olumo of tin nuiro Im porttinl and endurlns of thesi rhronlcles of hlstoty in tho iiiaUInc, loiiiliiB tho oar from Hecemher, 11HC to Hnemher. 1 li 1 7 . It now ptibllthed. Ft. imped with tho sinl of (it'iict.il 1'crMi iir h nppinv al. who testifies to "the cceptinn.tl op portunitlis of observation uijoyid by tho author " Tho book carries the war hrotilelo tlmiiiKli Ameiicit'ii cnttniite into tho ronlllct, and through the arrival of Oon f 1 nl I'eithlni; In France mid the funn ing of tho nuclciiK of our mini In the war zone Inevitably thcic it lommetit upon passing phases of Kit at cieuts. Hut there nri- also ltal p'ltutis of men, mllllary und clll nuthtu iuc, whoe decisions and Influences h.i 1-1 much to do with the war progress of the Al lies These are tho featunN of the book that will undoubtedly proie of Kre.ilct utefttlnets to fuiun histmlaiis. , wnen the time arrives for an Impartial I . (f , ,,, orth Tho author's gi.isp of affairs Is eiident lr. tho clarlt and accuracy with which he anticipated morn than one significant In cident, and In hlstoiy's 1 indication of his est mate of national psehology Of exceptional Interest and Impor tance Is tho Introduction by Inn 1 Col lin, wnleh possesses a value entirely In dependent fiom tho mnteilnl of the booli as a pungent iposltlon of Ililtlsh con seriatiie opinion about tho w.u. In loliing .1 ti enchant attack on tho fnice.s of liherallsm These, Mr Coliln round ly asserts, are piliii.irlly respunslble foi the war and for Herman) 's eailkr suc cesses, bv granting unlimited f'eo ttade nnd other uueeiu.il pi l lieges to tier m.wiv, and by fighting half-litailedly for more than 11 jcar. The nitlclo s fraught with the utmost slgnilicance foi tho I'nlted States 1 ht e , niurs e Olllliir (-. For the Home Defense Guard ri,r oo.miis to be contldeinble tin certainty whether 'Philadelphia's Homo Ilefenso guatil Is an exiseuiK "" i practical unclcncy, but at any rate, thero is nothing phantom-llko about the "Police P.eserve nnd Home Herense Guard Manual" which has been pre pared bv two experienced New oik pollco otllclnls While nddies-cd spcclflcallv to mem bers of the police resell c and home defense guatds. the compact little book may be nail with Interest and profit hj oierv "lie wh.J wishes to aid tho community by the preseriatlem of law and o-dei- It supplies Miluable ii.for atlon about police drill and pra.tlce, ut t also -erves a valuablo end n leaclilng nil how to b- Intrillg. nlly olvei ng In detecting crime. The de- alls about police piocedure a.. iun piled from the regular manual on the ntbjtct. pot.ic-n itK.Hiiuyijs a vn HOMT I)K i-i-s-s'n ur. itn ; manual. i "'1.nn2 Hn k . With extract, .rom ;"-,; Vraetlee nnd 1'roceilure.;' 1,h.I1,n.,,,5ctpr i-Snellus 1-. Cnhalane. New ork: h. I . Dutton . Co 11.511. Landscape Architecture Thero Is a lommon Impression th-it , there is nothing for a landscape nrehl tect to do except in 11 park or ..n a . -..,. -ri,io ia n mistake, as any line will tliscowr who i-vcn i'--,u!"v 'V nmlncH l.lsa Kelimanns ---' "''',. , book on "The Small Place." The author has selected fifteen problems In land- , scape architecture In different parts of tho country and has shown how tb.) wero soiled Tho suburbs of IMilladolplila air- r.p resented by places at Chestnut Hill 1 Vlllanov.i and IVion. Reside nth of theso districts can enslly idcntlf) the , places from the Illustrations, although ; the author has uniformly respected t.ie desires of the owners 10 iiii-mnju names. 1 The book will bo suggestive to cur) owner of a houe with 11 little giniird around It, for It shows now ny J' -'"" ' planting a mo-.t satisfactory nll-the-)enr-rnund picture can be made New York. U I' rutnam's Eons. ToniMassons J oho Booh Thomas 1.. Masson of Life Is bidding for fame as the model n Joe Miller He has complied n Joko book, containing about five hundred old nnd new Jokes It will be the treasured companion of the after-dinner speaker for years to conif. and when such 11 man gets up to address the Cloier Club hereafter he Is llktly to haie somo Irreierent member call out to him that the last story ran be found on page lit of Tom Masson's book. The book will also lie useful to those studious persons whose attention wanders after the first half page of an ordinary book. The stories are Just about short enough to supply tho appe tite for literature of a wide public. HKHT HIIOHT BTOIU1..S. , Co""-?;- J1- Thomas I, Mo.non Garden City: Double, day, I'aite & Co. 1. Henderson's Biography of Shaw i- Archibald Henderson's biography of Oeorge Bernard Shaw: His Life and Work, la now made,' available in a popu lar edition nt $1.50. The present volume Is printed from the original plates, and contains the many Illustrations In cluded In the higher priced edition, u "" - ; - ;- Ji....i- Is nn Illuminating survey of Hiaws mnnv-slded and brilliant intellect, and Ilu,- -:,"' "' ",, '. "a many-sided and brilliant utellect. and I also presents a clear portrait of the man himself, of value lo all who wish to -know Just what Professor Henderson leVtlnUd Hhnev r.lnnitii fnr. OEDtlUK HKHNAHD IIAW .UM tl'nUVU Ltu ABAkMui .HIS LIFE Terki "E,...-Z'"r '.-ras'"" -i -... 1,1 '.iMil.r.i 1 "" m vji"um ... i 'i -f UDI. . 11. 1 ' --" , -l'"- . t,M. . , '?.fel ' 'br mmmmmr -. ,. , , , t v , ufs FARNOL'S BETTY IS CHARMING A New Romance That Is a Worthy Successor to "The Broad Highway" Those who reieled In "The tlrond Highway' nnd "Tho Amateur Gentle man, wltl be delighted to know that Jcrrtry l.arnol's latest tioicl, "Our Ad mirable Hetty." discloses the same ro untitle imagination In action which dig tlngulshcil tho other two novels from nil others of their class that haie np peared In recent )eat. Tho new noiel deals with the snme period ns that of "The llroad Highway." The men dress In silks and satins and there Is n heroine, so beautiful nnd so true that sho Inctenses one's admira tion for all womankind Hetty moira n fashionable London society, but she has taken u house n the country where sho dlscoiers that her nolghhor Is a retired major, ivhn has lecently In herited a splendid estate. Ho Is a bachelor of forty-one, ntfended by a seigeant of forty-three as n body serv nut. Hetty has plenty of wooers among the beaux of her social circle. They write poems to her and ply bet; with pretty compliments, when they lire not think ing of their fine clothes. Hetty Is at tended by an aunt who Is its silly a social butteillv its the beaux. The major Is a plain man of blunt words, hut withal a man of honor nnd line feel ings Hetty Sttn's his cherries which hang oier the wall that separates the two places ami when he dlscoiers that she Is the culprit a friendship follows. The man fulls mndly in loie with her, nnd she pl.i)n with him. Weeks pass before she dlscoiers that she loves hint. The undt-iHtntiillng between them Is rent lied early In the course of the story. The lest of It Is deioted to n demon stration of the old truth that the course of truo love neier luns smooth. Hetty's beaux ftom town ele-sccnd on her and the malor Is Jealous of them because he has no confidence in his own ability lo win n dimming oung woman of twenty-two. Ho Is plunged Into the depths of despair one moment and the girl tnltes him to the scienth heaicn of bliss the next Thero nre duels and Mllains nnd hairbreadth escapes, and all the paraphernalia of a good old fashioned romantic tale, which will keep tli" sentimenl.il up till midnight and after by their fascination. Hut all the troubles ate icsolied at the last and Hetty and the major nre left on the last page 111 complete and blissful un derstanding on: .MiMiitAici.i: hhttv m .un-ori Tar. ml lloslon Utile I Iron n t Co il fin. Three Classics The latest Istues In ScrlbnerV excel lent Model n Student's Library are "The Pilgrim's Piogtess." Geotgo Meredith's, "An i:-s.iy oil Coinedv and the Uses of the Comic Spirit," nnd a group of essays bv P.obeit Louis Stcienson Or. Samuel ML-Chortl f'rotbeis, who Is umally a de lightful c-aylst, writes n disappointing introduction lo the Ilunynu book. Mere dith's essay Is edited with an lntioduc tlon and nous bv I.ane Cooper, profesor of the Kngllsh language and literature nt Cornell I'lilier-ity Tho notes coier nearly HO pages; about thlity pagesare deioted to a tabulated alial)sit lu the best sl)le of the dry-ns-dust pedant, and the- Introduction proper, devoted to an essay on the i's.t) , colors forty pages, and si'ieral pages arc glien to larinnt tendings of the text. Less than eight) pages nte deioted to the essav It'i'lf Tho'V who are Inteietted In Metedlth will pass by all of Professor Cooper's lahoinl and flit do pages and get much elite rtalument theieliy I'l'ofe.-sor Phelps of Yale, writes an.njimfc'ntlit Introduc tion to (ho Stejiensjin cs.i)s, confining li'mself tg about six page". Hut, after all, the teadir 15 II) pilre these volumes not for tho Introductions or nntet'. Jittt for the thlnrs ahe'iiit Vil)lch tho Introduc tions have lieen iviltten. They are In handy form for reading nnd the' price l-i only seicnty-flic cents Cheap Edition of Sothcrn The admire! s cf Kdnaril J I Sothein who did not feel like paying the price asked for his reminiscences when they were fltst published lu 11 book will be delighted to know that a populai-pt Iced edition has Jutt appealed. It Is printed fiom the ranio plates as the inoro cx- penslio edition, but w'th narrower mar I gins and on 1 helper paper. Hut it Is a j most piesentablo oluiue .Tin: mclancikha tm.k up "sik iiy ' lMward II S-othtrn New York Charles Slerlblier K Sons t. A ivcallh of new war poems of being War Verse EDITED BY FRANK F0XCR0FT. Editor of Littill't tltlnj Ait." "This is one of the best collec- tions of war.iersc that has come to the Hook Table. The poems are not literary exercises by profes sional writers, but the spontaneous expression of sincere feeling. Many of the writers here represented have been, killed In action," Buf falo Commercial. "The whole war, not only the spirit but the scenes of war, Is in these poems. Thcv moie us as 303 paget, Flexible Cloth, Xet Order of Your Bookseller. THOMAS Y. CROWELL COMPANY, Publisher, NEW YORK 11 ip "A Hideous Leper" 12 JI.50 at all Bookielltri denunciation." Evening Post. RETALIATION ON GERMANY It Is Demanded by a Man Who Has Seen the. Effects of Prussian Brutality Arthur Stanley Illggs' "With Three Armies" has but little In common with, tho nicrago war book. It is neither a mere descriptive account of what the author saw nnd heard In war-torn Franco and Uelglum, nor an abstract discussion of principles and theories. The author, a writer whose faculties of observation have been highly developed, not only presents a ill Id picture of the material aspect of conditions at and near the front, hut he also under takes to Interpret the significance of these things for those who cannot see and hear them for themselves at first hand. In telling flashes he relents the spirit animating Hrltlsh, French and Ameri cans, He emphasizes the completeness nf tho destiuctlon wrought by the In lader. Hut he docs what Is of vastly greater Importance In analyzing the ps)chology of the German soldier, nnd If the statement seems Incredible, there Is a facsimile of the order for the exc custton Of JMIth Caiell, and a photo graph of a file-) ear-old boy whose hand was cut off by a German officer just before a retreat. 'One paragraph In the book might serio ns a sweeping rejolner to the In creasingly numcious pence oierturcs from the Central Powers: "we shall need to feai, unless we tell the Hun In clear Anglo-Saxon that we will pay him In his own coin, city for city, when wo win. AVe shall not need to destroy the romantic old German towns so fa mous In plctuie a-ntl story Hut his Essens, his Potsdams, his gaudy, flar ing nouieau rlehe towns where nil the sordid materialism of the creature pulYs Itself large; these, If burned and leieled flat, would huit his pride nnd chnstNe his spirit " WITH Tllti KB AHMIE.1. Hv Arthur Stanley ItlBK" llluttnetetl with photnitraphs and face-Urnl!- reproductions of ofTitlnl docu ments Indianapolis; Itobbs. Merrill Com pany II S11 History of Tammany Hall Conditions In Philadelphia are such that thoe who are curious about the depths to which politicians can sink ought to find Gustavus M)ers's "History of Tammany Hall" most Interesting reading nowadays The book was first printed In 1001. No established publish ing house would Issue It nnd It was privately printed It soon disappeared from the hook stores and for ten )ears It was almost Impossible to buy a copy. An attempt to secure Its reprinting was made about five ears ago, but it failed. The book has recently been btought out by Honl S. Llierlght. a new publishing house, which seems to haie considerable courage. The book Is a faithful record of the corruption of the famous Democratic political organization of Xew York, from Its organization Up to the present time. Xew chapters haie been added to bring Il up to date. There is no more illum inating story of the depths to which piedatory politicians will sink than Is contained between Its covers. Some Phila delphia politicians seem to be using the Tammany methods. Those who have higher standards will find It worth while to examine the eildence that the man who Is In politics for what there Is In It for his own pocket does not care whether he s called a Republican or a Hemoctat TUB IIIHTCIty OK TAMMANY HAI.I. Hv 'eiiiKtaitis Miers. New York. Honl d. l.iie rleht J What the President Has Said The, .edition of President Wilson's State papers and addresses which the George II Doran Company has published for the Itevlew of llevlews company. Is what those persons have been waiting for whri wished to bo able to turn quickly to the significant passages In either the State papers or aildrtsses. This Is made poIhle by an admirable Index, without which a book of this kind Is a constant Irritation to those who wish to consult 't Tho volume opens with the Presi dent's first Inaugural address on March I. 1!H3, and cleises with his Halthnore speech delivered on Ajirll G of the cur tent )ear. PltBilDEVT WILSON'S STATK PAI'KItS AMI ADDRBSSBS. With nn Introduction 1 ls Albert Minn I.I.. D. editor of th r.eil-w of llcilews New York: e.eorgo H I lioran Compani Jil. -direct from the front worthy treasured. more pretentious writings can hardly hope to do." X. Y. Olobe. ".Most touching, perhaps, of all the different categories of war poems contained In this volume are those picturing England, the peace ful English countryside, as the man in the trenches remembers it. One of the best of these is 'Sportsmen in Paradise,' by TIpuca, first pub lished In the Westminster Gaztttt." X. Y. Evening Pott. $1.23; Limp Leather, Net $3.00. Declares this former director of Krupps, now banished from Germany. And he refers with like scorn and loathing to German scholars. The Vandal of Europe By Dr. Wilhelm Muhlon Being his diary kept in the early days of the war. "There is no serious charge that has been brought against the Hohenzollern Govern ment by its enemies that does not find sub stantiation in the pages of this open-minded member of its uppermost industrial circle, and there is no arraignment of the German people for their acquiescence that is so but tressed by specific citation as this bitter G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS, PuWiWa fc- L vol ANEW novel br Arnold Bennett Is always an event of tho first magnitude In the world of fiction. We have been led to ex pect from him books subtly different from those of other writ ers, but In THE PRETTY LADY, published recently by Ocorjro II. Poran Ccrmpany, he has tos-sed at us, at It were, a creation nmazlnKly different from the meticulous chronicles of the Arnold Bennett we thought we knew. A talc of three women whose affections are wound about the name man, we nre confronted, none tho less, with nn astound ing picture of a London where the enamelled crust of convention-) has cracked Into fissures under the train of war, revealing strange glimpses of the underworld. No pretty story this for those unwilling to look conditions squarely In the fnce, but rough and vivid sketches of human nature In a society already apparently In the throes of up heaval. It Is the talc of women loosed from Immemorial bonds; of courtesans who crave gentility and of fine ladles who npe the courtesan; of women of all sorts and conditions drifting Into war work to relieve their starved emotions. The scene Is laid In the London of the upper classes where houses are screened from Zeppelin nt tacks except for the servants' quarters; but none the less docs It give the impression of a city brooded over by an Impending doom. A fascinat ing and most unnsual book, and a writer whose dispassionate narra tive Is as far removed from cynicism ns It Is from sentimentality. THE author of "The Pretty Lady" would probably be the last to claim that his iteople were tvplcal even nf London, but Dorothy Canfield's HOME FIRES IN FRANCE is so charged with pas sionate sympathy for a land unmercifully mutilated by warring na tions an to serve almost as tx mouthpiece. Her stories cannot help but strengthen the purpose of every American to make a swift end to such brutalities, and, at the same time, shame us for our lmpn tlence with the petty Inconveplcnces of wnrtlrae over here; but to say that the book was written with n purpose is to arouse unjust apprehension In the mind of the long suffering render of ostensible fiction. These are' not just stories In the journalistic sense, they are real stories, dramatic and absorbing; or else keen studies of in teresting personalities, transmuted through the art of a writer whose humnn appeal and whose sense of humor have made her always n delight but whose technique has, in this volume, reached a sure pin nacle. They range from the almost unbearable tragedies of homes and lives wantonly laid waste to the little amenities of war work In France, as experienced by one who has spent over two years there in it service; and there Is not one among them which will not bear reading nnd rereading. Henry Holt nnd Company are fortunnto enough to be the publishers. FnW heroes of this war have so stirred the imagination as Guyne mer. that Ace of Ares, whose spectacular victories were fit tingly commemorated bv his enhrlnement In the Pantheon. In GEORGES GUYNEMER. KNIGHT OF THE Ant. by Henri Bor deaux, we have a story of the life of the greatest flying man the world has ever known, told with vividness and poetic chnrm by an estab lished writer whose long Intimacy with the Ouyncmer family has rendered him particularly fitted for his task. It has been done Into English by Louise Morgan Sill, whose translation--; from the French are well known for their delightful literary style; and furnished with an Introduction by Theodore Itoosevelt. The Yale University Press has decorated the volume with n colored frontispiece portrait of Guy ncmer, engrnved on wood especially for it by Rudolph Ruzlkn, and four half-tone reproductions from the famous Fnrre pnlntlngs of battle-scenes In midair, adding to our pleasure In nn adequate book on a superman whose extraordinary feats read like those of a hero of olden time. IN A REPORTER AT ARMAGEDDON, just published by D. Apple ton and Company, we have a most Interesting account of a re cent trip through France, Rwlt7erlnnd and Italy by that most Jnterestlng of war correspondents. Will Irwin. His work does not attempt to deal with military affairs: it is a series of impressions of the social nnd economic phases of life abroad as seen through the eyes of lioth soldiers and civilians. It is marked by nn extraordinarily sympathetic understanding of the people Involved and written in a' simple. Intimate style which gives vividness to the narrative. Mr. Irwin had unnsual opportunities to observe conditions In the sections where the war has been cnrrleel on with the greatest fury, hut it is the human element in his work which gives It primarily Its value. FOU those that wish to forget that such a thing ns war exists, Dpdd, Mead and Company hnvc provided a now novel by the author of "My Little Sister." Img before the appearance of that tragic and unforgettable tale Elizabeth Itoblns had established herself so firmlv thnt any offering from her pen Is assured of nn eager public. CAMILLA, her latest book, Is a stitdv of the divorce problem in many of Its manifestations, hut especially ns Jt affected a young and beautiful wnmnn whose husband found her formidable In her Innocence. The contrast between the Amerlcnn habit of promiscuous divorce and the illicit Intercourse openly tolernted in Its stead in English country-house circles Is frankly treated by a writer whose candor never descends Into the objectionable. Students of the Reconstruction Period to follow the war will find in the third issue of Books and Reading Now ready an invaluable and illuminating symposium of rad ical and conservative thought upon the way to a lasting peace. The general subject is treated in eleven pages of cdi'torial matter under the title Tho Rntfnnnl followed by these selected articles: To the Pacifists S Eden Phillpotts Historical Survey of Proj'ects of Universal Peace, IV. Alispn Phillips The Republic of Peace . . Malcolm Quia On the Conditions of a Lasting Peace . Thorstein Vebltn The Spiritual Significance of Modern Socialism, John Spargo Democratic Control of Foreign Policy . G. Loives Dickinson Patriotism as the Love of National Good, James John Garth Wilkinson Wood row Wilson and the World's Peace, George D. Herron Price 25c postage paid. Order of your local book store, or address Books and Reading a West Twenty-Ninth St., New York Km W 1. . 1 THE GREATEST WAR NOVEL BY VICENTE BLASCO IBANEZ Authorized Translation by niT EDITION Kili'ualrd SKCONO iMiird on Krpt. 20 THIRD In 1'reti Price $1.90 Nat. PoUgo E. P. DUTTON $c CO., yvp" I" a. Jimknd Rnnri fn Ponce i 1 THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE Charlotte Brewster Jordan "X oreal novel, on of th thrta or four outitandlnr novela of the war. It la rich and varltd In accne. human In Ita charactorita. tlon. lntertitlnj- throughout, and. above all, rtrcthtnolu ttraioht. loncard and conclusive on the aubltrt of the Uermaim and thtlr inethoda of warfare,' "Htema to atttle Ihinas more than nny other no.l written about th war." t'rum The (llobe. New York, which ilfiylbe III atmoaphere aa "cosmopolitan" and "International, uonai." Estra. At All Bookatoret. 681 Fifth Ave., New York -' mfmwpi P . i?8 , ,.v1