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REAL WOMEN PIRATES NOTHING In the mimic world but hns a counterpart In the real. That the picturesque, fetching pettlcoated pirates with which comic opera has fed the eye and charmed the ear for generations sprung ns full fledged from the Imagination of a llb bretist ns Minerva from the brain of thundering Jove Is so deeply rooted in popular belief that It is rather discon certing at this day to discover that less than 200 years 11 go "really real" women pirates mrule no little noise In the world. The Rtory of the daredevil adventures of Mary Read and Anne Bonny was knocked down the other day for $39 In nn auction room at the sale of the li brary of the venerable und scholarly William J. Le Moyne. It forms the kernel of that remarka ble work, "A History of the Robberies nnd Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates, London, 1724," now one of the rarest and quaintest bits of Americana. The two small volumes, with curious wood and copper plates, are the first nnd only record extant of pirate out laws. Captain Johnson, tho author, was an old Kngllsh sea rover. The facts re corded he personally gathered from the participants and their associates. His recital has all the direct simplicity, the indelicate truthfulness of scriptural narrative or early Elizabethan drama. No pirate knew our waters better than this blunt old sea dog. The ac count of his own capture, detention and ransom by the Indians on the Ohio river (1700) is now scarcely less valuable Americana than his master piece, which he apologizes in the pre face for calling a history, since he tells us "It's nothing but the actions of a. parcel of robbers." This parcel of robbers is tho quarry from which Marryat, J. Clark Rus- Eell, Pyle and hosts of lesser writers are said to have builded their sea ro mances, while Robert Louis Stevenson had more than passing acquaintance with tho record. How Mary Head and Anne Bonny escaped their nets seems passing strange. Worse Than Men In boldness and daring 110 less than Belf-sacrlflcing courage these women pirates were not surpassed by any of the picturesque freebooters with whom their fortunes were cast and whose deeds are enshrined in song and story. Externally those first and only re corded women pirates had little in common with the gayly caparisoned feminine pirates of polite romance or comic opera. Despite the donning of real breeches, braving every hardship and peril known to the twenty heroes of John son's history, and with not a few of whom they fought hand to hand with sword or pistol, Mary Read nnd Anne. Bonny were genuine women, if not "perfect ladies." They would havo gone to their graves their sex unsuspected by their fierce and bloodthirsty companions had not Cupid found them out. As I State Senators From Sunny Southland LOS ANGELES has contributed a number of distinguished and highly useful senators to the leg islature of California. Notably among these was Gen. I'hineas Banning, who represented the city in that body from 1565 to 1868. In those days the people of Los An geles could occasionally overlook poll tics, which they did In his case to a re jnnrkable degree. Although he was a pronounced Republican nnd the district was strongly Democratic, they looked to the man and the good he could do, and it was great. It was he who pro cured the passage of the act which enabled the county of T-os Angeles to issue bonds to the amount of $150,U00 for the building of the Los Angeles and Wilmington railway. One of his first exploits on his ar rivul at Sacramento was to deliver a fierce speech itgainst Jefferson Davis, ■whose affairs were at that time occupy ing the attention of the national au thorities, and whose release from Fort ress Monroe, with Horace Greeley on his bail bond, was being effected at the time. This speech was unexpected and distasteful to many of the general's friendH. who worn southern men, and more than partial to the late rhieftan of tho Confederacy. Only Banning «-ould havo made such ii departure and retained his popularity with that ele ment. His Hosiptality Was Great Phlneas Banning was the most boa-] pitable and genial man that Southern California has ever known. He hud a genius form oney making and a genu ine zest for spending the royal income which was ulways at his command. It is not too much to say that he dis bursed more coin in making other peo ple happy than half the other people of California put together. His mansion at Wilmington could easily accommo date luxuriously twenty guests over night, and taking down stairs and up, he liaH frequently banqueted a hundred people at a time. And those were banquets! All AVll mlngton and Kan Pedro turned out to them. I have had the experience my t>elf — to receive a telegram: "Have Just received a gross of Krug Premier quality, extra dry; come down and help me drink it." Needless to say they ulwuys went and a scene of old fashioned hospital ity was sure to ensue that was never t>urpasßed on the Delaware, where the hearty old gentleman was born. lint it was not as a hoßt, brilliant ns were his qualifications in that line, that Gen. llannlng was to be Judged. lie wum v mun of boundless energy and eplc-iulid Hugmity. Thrown anywhere in America where he would permit himself to be located— for ho knew well with not a few of their tinsel counter parts, the little blind god was their undoing. Both were, tried for their lives In Jamaica in 1710 and condemned to death, hut escaped execution be cause of their condition. Both died In prison. "As to the lives of our female pi rates, we must confess," says the author, "that they may nppear a. lit tle extravagant, yet they are never theless true. As they were publicly tried for their piracies, there aro liv ing witnesses (1720) enough to testify to what wo have laid down concern ing them. If there are some incidents and turns in their stories which may give them n little the air of a novel, they are not invented for that pur pose; it is a kind of reading with which the author is little acquainted, but as he himself was exceedingly di verted with them when they were re lated to him he thought they might have the same effect upon the reader." Mary Read was an English girl. Her mother married 11 man who followed tho sea. Soon after the wedding he sailed away and never came back. In time she was born. When the infant was about a. year old tho widow met with an accident. To avoid disgrace Written for The Herald by Col. Joseph D. Lynch what places to stay away from— he would be sure of making a business success. William Walter Phelps once said to me that if James G. Maine had let politics alone he would have been the greatest what is now called "captain of industry.; in the United States. Wilmington's Fortune It was not so much the good fortune of Uannlng that he was thrown into Wilmington as the scene for the display of his energies as it was of Wilmington that his lines were directed there. He at once realized the possibilities of the situation and exploited them with un surpassed skill and prescience. He im pressed upon the otlicinls of the United States the capital opportunities for the creation of harbors at Wilmington and San Pedro of great commercial promise and prism. He energized the work and had a strong pull at Washington. At times he was assisted by the co operation of his brother. Congressman William Banning, after whom ha named one of his sons. It may with exact truth be said that if it had not been for Gen. Banning the government of the United States would not have been induced to appropriate the first J450.000 for Wilmington harbor and then to duplicate that sum, leading up to tho splendid appropriation of $3,000, 000, which planes us under the con tinuous contract system, practically In the possession of a harbor which will ultimately be one of the greatest In the world. No one who know The close relations — those almost of partnership— which existed between Stanford, Iluntlngton, Crocker and Hopkins can doubt that to tho persevering and indomitable Banning was due much of this early interest of the railway magnates In their plan to push their railway to Los Angeles. Looked at from any point of view, Gen. Phlneas Banning in and will re main the most commanding charac ter disclosed in the early duys of Los Angeles. No one else could so com pletely embody as he the Latin aphor ism as to our evolution, "Part of which I was and all of which I saw." Hit Successor Don Benito Wilson, a Democrat, suc ceeded Gen. Banning in the senate. He was a most interesting character and typical Tennesseean from Wilson coun ty in Old Hickory's state. He was a fine specimen of the old frontier guild, to whom everyone would concede the title of gentlemun, though his man ners were of the plainest. There wus nothing exceptional in hit* senatorial career and he would far rather preside at his beautiful home in the Han Gabriel valley than take part In imy leglslu tive assembly. He crossed the plains in the early duys, meeting Kit Curson at Sunta ■'''• and muklng part of the Journey with him. He wu» a merchant and also planted one of the grunii old urmiue LOS ANGELES HERALD SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT. she sought the country. There Mary Head was born quick upon the heels of the death of the legitimate son. When Mary was four years old her mother put her Into boys' clothes and taking her up to London passed her off un her husband's mother as hin son. The old lady was delighted and wanted to adopt the boy. This the mother would not consent to, saylnr; it would break her heart to part with him. The gullible old lady then gave the mother a guinea a week for itH support. Shortly after she lost her money and died. Mary and her mother Ml Into dire distress. Hhe was told at this crisis of her sex. She was now thirteen and as handsome as a picture. She hired out as a footboy to a Fpcnch countess. But conventional life soon wearied her. She enlisted on a man of-war. After spirited engagements slio. emitted the service and went to Flan ders. There as a cadet she carried arms In a foot regiment and won praise for bravery, her sex never being suspect ed. While deserving n commission, she could not obtain one, us they wore bought and sold, and tills feminine soldier of fortune was penniless. Spoil- Ing for new fields to conquer, she quit orchards which oven in the old days made Los Angeles, though grouped ns one of the "cow counties," one of the beauty spots of his stiite. No one who entered Don Benllo's house could be long in doubt of the old man's politics, though, unless invited by a guest, the word was never men tioned. Good oil paintings which hung on the parlor walls, embodying the lineaments of Gen. Uobert B. Lee and Gen. Stonewall Jackson, told the story convincingly enough. I have been in Senator Wilson's house when it was full of very distinguished guests. Away back in the early '70s, when the Tom Scott party was here, the old patroon entertained the railway magnates. Col. John W. Forney. Sen ator John Sherman and Uov. Throck morton of Texas, who had come out to Southern California in carrying out plans relating to the Texas Pacific rnil wuy, a corporation which, soon after that visit, could be described as non est inventus. in consequence of the failure of Jay Cooke In the following year. The old frontiersman received these famous people with the easy grace which is a feature of the land from which he hailed. He Loved Game A delightful thing about Senator Wil son's entertainments was the abund ance of fowl and eamo which always furnished them forth. One of the old Tennesseean's granddaughter's is today the graceful, beautiful nnrt accom plished head of the San Francisco 400 and her gracious reign is decidedly popular. The ohl senator's name will ho car ried down to posterity by Wilson's canyon and Wilson's peak. The trail to the latter was built by him. The first carload of oranges sent oast over the Santa Fe was filled from the Kan Marino grove, planted by him. The honest Tennesseean has left a mark well accentuated in the land which he reached after euch strenuous travail. The successor of Senator Wilson In the California senate was a man of distinction on both sides of the con tinent. Volney E. Howard was born In Maine and settled in Mississippi and afterward in Texas. He was a mem ber of congress from both of those states, and left the latter, it is under stood, on account of complication* aris ing from a duel in which he killed his opponent. A Natural Leader It was impossible for Volney K. How ard to be located anywhere without ex erting a marked influence on the com munity. Ha was a natural leader of men. lie first came into note during the vigilante troubles in Ban Fran elsco. Ho was appointed by the gov ernor general of the forces which it wus at one time Intended tv deploy' tiguliiHt the ledoubtablu Coleman et nl. Hut fortunately nil that blew over, like tho excitement In the east 012 the death the foot regiment and joined a horse guard, where her bravery and good be havior won the esteem of the officers. Her advance was assured when sh<-' fell In love with her mossmate, a handsome young fellow. Mars and Venus could not be served at the Hume time. The once model horseman now grew negligent of duty. Tho arms and decorations she always kept in such fine- order were allowed to tarnish. "When Fleming wus or dered out Mary went with him, with out command of her superior officer nnd at great danger to her life. Tho rest of the troopers, little suspecting the secret, thought she wiis mad. Fleming was at a loss to account for her actions, but with tho Ingenuous ness of love, however, the foolish lit tle trooper at length revealed her sex lo Fluming. Her attitude captured the -messmate's heart, who courtod her In all honesty for his wife. When the liorse guards marched into winter quarters Mury Head bought woman's apparel, and they were publicly married. They set up an eating house 11 1 the Sign of tho Three Horse Shoo, near the castle in Breda, it was the rendezvous of the of Bill Pooled Later A'olnny E. Howard drifted down to Los Angeles, arid erect ed mi elegant homo near the old mis sion, which was for years tho center of a gracious hospitality. .",■.•'■ ' Gen. Howard's advent to Sacramento was welcomed by all who loved excite ment and by the quid nuncs generally. It was universally known that, simul taneously with the arrival of the Ken- Ueman with tho high resounding name, something would be "doing." The. astute Kugone Casserly had bouffht a scat In the United States sen ate, never dreaming that tho public, with such a fugleman an Volney 13; Howard, would be after him. I never met Caßserly in California, but I used to walk into tho Fifth Avenue hotel in New York when tho loot Investigation was under way. Bayard and Casserly wore the two most striking members of the committee. These gentlemen both resembled tho conventional idea of Jesuits In their appearance. They wero clean shaven and naturo had be stowed tho tonsure on both. As I leaned over tho railing Lawrence Har rett, tho actor, came In. Ho would have made the third for the trio, except that he was then young and handsonm and was not then disfigured by the goitre, which mada him hideous on the stage. Casserly wan the spirit and llfo of this famous Investigation. When It came Casserly's ■ turn to go on tho griddle he broke all to pieces. He ad mitted his crime by resignation, and Howard's triumph was complete. Now adays delinquent senators have not th> grace to resign, as witness Burton and others of that Ilk. When Volney E. Howard got through his term aH senator he came down to Los Angeles and organized a temporary independent party, which ; elected himself district uttorney and Dr. Bush senator. I have Bald some thing of the doctor In a previous paper. Gen. Howard, dining hln occupancy of the dintrlct uttorheyshlp.: got back to his old time loved . Democracy and in later years was elected superior Judge. By this time the country was tilling up so rapidly with Republicans from Kansas and lowa that the old gentle man's potency was at an end, and he had drawn, beside*, to the end of a strenuous adventurous career. I have paid v great deal of attention to the breed of great men on both sides of the continent and I think I know their earmarks. Gen. Howard was eßsentlal ly of their guild. The law and national politics so overshadowed the state senatorial ca reer of Stephen M. White, to whom I have devoted a recent paper, that lit tle Is left to say of his action in the state senate. He was always active and useful. He was elected president pro tern of the senate und laid the foundations of his uncontested leader ship of his party In the state. Los Angeles has had some mighty good and serviceable senators who are still alive. Hut lam dealing only with (hose who are in the I'antheon. Thesa last, us I think I have shown, have comprised some men of remarkable üblllty, and of notable character, which Is often a totally different proposition. Jn some oases they were combined, which lit a most happyclrcumetunce. regiments of all the country side and fortune smiled. It was, however, short lived happiness, for soon the husbatvd died. Vicissitudes followed closely, and In despair Mary again donned man's apparel and set out for Holland. There she joined a regiment quartered in 11 frontier town, but soon shipped for the West Indies. . When a few days- out tho ship was captured by pirates. Being the only Englishman aboard the pirates kept Mary together with the ship's plunder. She sailed with the pirate crew for some time, until the king's proclama tion ipardonlng all pirates who volun tarily surrendered was taken advantage of by her captors. AH went ashore and lived in uppnrent content until their money gave out. Hearing that Cnpt. Wood Rogers, governor of the island of Providence, was fitting out 11 privateer to cruise against the Spaniards, Mary joined the crew. They had not sailed far when the crew, Mary included, turned against the commander and took up thu old trade of pirating. Mary Head always declared she ab horred tho life of a pirate, and only followed it under compulsion. MciX who Interesting Volumes for Book Lovers BESIDES ranking as one of the most vigorous and incisive .of our editorial writers, Jerome Hart possesses in an unusual degree that talent which seems to have fallen into desuetudo of composing most de lightful letters of travel. Headers of the Argonaut are familiar with this gift of its editor, and have long en joyed, at intervals, his descriptions of foreign climes and peoples. In "A Le vantine Log- Book," Mr. Hurt covers a field Buited to his peculiar powers. In his opening chapter the author seeks to define the bounds of "The Levant" and contributes much Interesting in formation on the subject. Departing from Naples the reader is taken t>y way of Malta and Athens to Constanti nople, thenco via Smyrna to Jerusalem, through Palestine to Cairo and up the Nile to Luxor and Thebes. Next to taking such a journey in pro. per. is to have It described by such a writer as Mr. Hnrt— he sees everything worth seeing and tells of It so entertainingly that one doesn't seem to have missed much staying at home. A Levantine Log-Hook. By Jerome Hart. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Tom Masson, the versatile humorist who presides over the destinies of Life, has made a most delightful book from some of Ills sketches which he has christened, "A Corner in Women; and Other Follies." This is the dedicatory note: To Cupid, who came to stiiy with me. To tho wolf, who sniffed 11 1 my door and honored me with hlB absence. To tho stork, who brought me what I most desired. Added to the good things to be found' in the letter press there are numerous Illustrations from that galaxy of art ists who have helped to make Life famous, including a cover design and a frontispiece by Charles Dana Gib son. , A Corner in Women and Other Fol lies. By Tom Musson. New York: Moffat, Yard & Co. To those persons, and the class is a large and constantly growing one, who 1 are Interested in the art and the ar tistic characteristics of tho Japanese people, the new work by ltalph Adams Cram, "Impressions of Japanese Archi tecture and the Allied Arts," will be gladly welcomed. The scope of the volume includes: The genius of Jap anese art, tho early architecture of Japan, the later architecture of Japan, temples and shrines, temple gardens, dumeotlc Interiors, the minor arts, a . color print of Yelzan, a note on Jap unese sculpture, the future of Japanese ' art. The book is enriched with a large , number of illustrations. I Impressions of Japanese Architecture ' and the Allied Arts. Hy ltalph Adams 'I Cram. New York: The Baker & Tuy ' lor company, Mrs. Fremont Okler'a new story, "The Giants," has us Us motif, oil and sailed with her, however, swore under oath at the trial for her life that there was no pirate afloat more resolute In undertaking hazardous ventures than Mary Head. In one of the fiercest con flicts with a man-of-war none kept deck but Mary Head, Anne Bonny and one other. "Come up and fight like men," cried Mary to those slinking under deck. Not a man stirred. Down tho hole Mary fired, killing one man and wounding others. This evidence she denied at the trial. During all her life at sea, as on land, her sex wus never suspected until, dis guised as a man, Anne Bonny came aboard this particular ship, having eloped from North Carolina with its commander, Capt. Rackam, that pic turesque pirate who has sat for hero to more than one sea romance. Anno Bonny made known to Mary Head that she was n woman In man's disguise. In self-defense Mary was forced to share her secret with Anno. During this cruise Capt. Itackam's ship captured many vessels belonging to Jamaica and the West Indies bound to and from England. Whenever there was a good artist or anybody aboard who could be of service to the pirate the ramillcations of the industry, with some good hard raps at the great trust. The opening scene is laid in Califor nia, of which the author says: "Cali fornia, the beautiful courtezan land, whose ravishing form the enamored gods hud strewed with scarlet roses and white lilies." There is an abun dance of love and intrigue, political bribery and the like to make the story thrilling and awaken an interest which those who delight In the melodramatic in life will thoroughly enjoy. The Giants. By Mrs. Fremont Older. New York: D. Appleton & Co. An excellent book for the llttfe folks Is "Humpty Dumpty," by Anna Alice Chapln. It is a new story of the fa mous Humpty Dumpty and, according to the author, it is the only true one. It is in prose, not In rhyme, as the children for uges past have had it war bled to them by mothers and nurses, and gives a history of the queer ex periences of Meg, Bab and Vick. The illustrations, many of which are full page, .in color, will appeal to the juve nile mind. This portion of the book is done by Ethel and Franklin Betts. Humpty Dumpty. By Anna Aljce Chapln. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. "Political X Kays" is n book contain ing a collection of letters written by Leslie Chase to prominent persons in this country and Europe on various topics of public Interest. Many of these communications, the author notes, were refused publication by tho editors of the journals to which they were sent. Mr. Chase in a prefatory note says: "The book In dedicated to those who believe with the writer that equality before the law Is the one and only possible goal that mankind can and shall reach. Kquullty which is the opposite of mlll tarlsm, imperialism, protection and kin dred evils." Political X Rays. By Leslie Chase. New York: The Grafton Press. For Hule by C. C. Parker. That army of readers who found de light In perusing "Elizabeth and Her German Garden" will welcome the ad vent of another novel by the same au thor, called "The Princess Prlacllla s Fortnight." It is the story of a Ger man princess, brought up in a prosaic court in a little German principality, who revolts and runs away, chuperoned by an elderly librarian. Their adven tures, their struggles with the customs and habits of the little English village whero they stay are redolent with the quiet humor and sentiment In which the author delights. Princess Prlscllla'n Fortnight. Hy the author of KUaabeth and Her Germun Garden. New York. Charles Scribner's Bon*. "Yoppy, the Autobiogruphy of a Monkey. By Mollie Lee Clifford. Bos lli-Ht book, according to the volume's dedicating note. Mrs. Clifford is to be congratulated; many authors of wide company he wns retained by consent or force. Among the forced retainers was n handsome young English artist, to whom Mary straightaway lost her heart. The young man quarreled with a pirate, and when the ship anchored at the Islund they went ashore, na wna the custom, to fight It out. The wo man's heart was torn with disquiet, bo great was her fear that her sweetheart would not be equal to his foe's skill. Not for worlds would she have him re fuse the challenge and be branded a coward. Fearing more for his life than her own, she picked a quarrel with the pirate and, naming the lime of meeting two hours beforo that set for her lover's duel, she fought the pirate with sword and killed him on the spot. Her Conviction Then the two united their fortunes. At the famous t.rlnl, where her husband was acquitted and she condemned to death, Mary Reud refused to give his name nnd declared that he was an hon est man. She was convicted on the evidence of Capt. Rackam. Thinking Mary Read was a nmn, Capt. Rackam testified he once asked her abon rd ship whai pleasure she could find In such piratical enterprises, when she knew her life was In con tinuous danger by fire nnd sword, ever sure of meeting ignominious death. "As to hanging," Mjiry Head replied, "It is no great hardship. Were it not for hanging every cowardly fellow would turn pirate and so infest seas that men of age must starve." "If put to pirates," said Mary, "they would not have punishment less than death, the fear o( which alone keeps some dastard ly rogues honest. Many men are now cheating widows and orphans nnd op pressing their poor neighbors who have no money to obtain justice would rob at sea until the ocean, like the land, would be crowded with rogues, so that piracy In a little time would not be worth following." Anno Bonny'B father when Hhe> wus five years old put her into boy's cloths, installed her in an establishment, giving out that she was a relative's chiH whom ho Intended to educate to be his clerk. Losing practice and repute soon after, the father made off for new parts, whore, embarking as a merchant, he ac cumulated money, bought a vessel and sailed for the American coast. In his North Carolina plantation Anne, .who had resumed petticoats, was his much courted daughter. She was widely sought and her father had great mat rimonial expectations for her. But Anne was caught by a worthless spend thrift, who, when he found her father disowned her, shipped with her to the island of Providence in search of work. There Anne Bonny captivated tho dare-devil Capt. Rackam, and, discard- Ing her husband, donned trousers and eloped with the pirate. Her life ever after was inseparable from piracy, and her sex, until her final trial, was unsus pected, tho secret being faithfully kept by Mary Read and the ship's captain. experience would be proud of such a literary parentage. Yoppy tells the story of his life in. a simple, pathetic ■ way that cannot fall to appeal to the readers. The poor fellow is stolen from a comfortable home where he is petted, and serves as a penny collector for an organ grinder. After many sad days Yoppy finally reaches his happy home again. Yoppy, the Autobiography of a Monkey. By Mollie Lee Clifford. Bos ton and New York. H. M, Caldwell Co. A novel abounding in exciting inci dents, complicated situations and thrilling narrative is "The Czar's Spy," by William Lo Qucux. AVhllc tho scene of Its action changes from Iluly to England and Scotland and thenco to Finland and Russlu, tho chief interest centers in tho heroine's adventures in the land of the czar. Tho story Is a, fascinating and healthy one and holds the Interest of tho reader to tho very end. This is the first volume in a series the publishers Intend to issuo monthly at tho uniform price of 60 cents. Tho Czar's Spy. By William Lo Queux. New York: The Smart Set Publishing company. No cartoonist in the country appeals more forcefully to the general public than John T. McCutcheon. His pic tures aro always up to date and always touch tho kernel of tho matter. Never malicious, but always depicting thu real humor of his subject,. it is no won der his cartoons aro enjoyed by every- • body. In tho volume just published, entitled "Tho Mysterious Stranger," taking its rut mo from tho latter, which depicts tho accession of Missouri to thu Republican ranks, are to be found somf of tho best work uf Mr. McCutcheon's pencil. Tho Mysterious Stranger. Hy John T. McCutcheon. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co. May Gibbons Cooper, one of Califor nia's sweet glngerß, has just published a booklet containing a collection of some of her poeniß, entitled, "The Wind of the West Sea and Other Songs." One of the poems entitled "The City of the Angels" has a local Interest. It follows: Oh, tell me, prithee tell mo, city fair, • Why bend the skies above thee ever blue; What subtle balm pervades the perfumed air, That makes the earth seem every morn- Ing new? Ah, traveler, know that heaven lies very Bo that' tho blue of angel eyes shines through; On the soft wind thoir rushing wings wa hear. Wafting the bairn that makes the tired earth new. The volume 1b daintily illustrated by the author. The Wind of the West Sea and Other Hongs. Hy May Gibbous Cooper. Oak. Lund: Published by the author.