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HUMAN HAIR GOODS—FINE VUGS,. We manufacture aver/thing and can therefore say Your Money Back if Not Satisfied. JQret Hynrt^s Hem... "Krom Sand Hill to Pine" Is the title of a volume of new short stories by Bret H&rta, It la from the press of Hough ton, Mlfflln & Co. The stories pO3essesa the charm that Is characteristic of all this author's work. As a sample of the stories, take that of "A Treasure of the l\-*il woods." One day a prospector, who was not specially well trained, wandered in the woods in a dilatory search and came upon a cabin. He wanted a prospecting pu.n, so he borrowed one rrom the daugh ter of the eccentrio old man who lived iv the little clearing, a girl whose big aunbonnet hid her face. The pan was old. patched and leaky, and he found nothing. A few days later a note and a box came to the camp for him, brought by "Mam my." the negro housekeeper at Katlnka Jalllnger's home. The note told an elab orate story of how the borrowed pan, the owner's bread pan, had had flakes of gold in it, after all, concealed beneath the loose patch in the bottom. Katinka's note also explained that "dad" was away. ■ objected to gold mining and quot rtpture to prove that it was wrong. Excited by the newa that he had been prospecting in a likely place. Jack Flem ing hurried back to the place near the Jallinger house. Thither came Katinka, prettily dressed, and this time he saw that she was a very pretty girt. The prospector's pan revealed nothing valua- 31 MERE ARE SEVEN DIFFERENT WAYS OF WEARING RIBBONS—WHICH BECOMES YOU BEST ? & sjjjsg i —■—w—b —BBSs effect, to be worn with an or dinary shirt waist, a ring slipped over the ends of a stock speared with stickpin at the throat, ends brought easily to the waist with knot or ring, and around the waist, thd in back with a stubby, flat bow. fimeiia Rives' Lite Ending in Gloom. RICHMOND, Va., June 16.— A beautiful ; Wreck of her former self, Amelie Rives, j esa Troubetzkol, is now a voluntary ' prisoner at the home of her father. Col. ; I Rives, Castle Hill, Albemarle coun . Ms as though the final chap . a short but romantic life is being ■written, and that any day may witness its close. Many months have passed since this gifta<2 young lady returned to her fath er's home from the gayetiea of life in Paiis and the great cliles of her own country, with her health ruined and her nervous system totally unstrung. Her coming was an event in Albemarle coun ty, and from far and near the friends of the family gathered to see her. Kut she would receive no one. She shut herself In her own room, and refused to ho.d communication even with the members of her own family. To this day she has kept up her self-imposed solitude, and not. until the shadows of night have fall en and all the household is wrapped in slumber does she venture forth. Then, draped all in white, like a returned spir it, haunted by the memory of deeds done on earth, she wanders back and forth through the wide hulls and up and down the winding staircase of the old-fashioned mansion until the ulm light in the cast heralds the beginning of another day. PREPARING ANOTHER BOOK. How lier time Is spent within the con fines of her own room no one knows ex cept the trusty colored woman who car ries all her meals and attends to her wants. It is known, however, that she writes at intervals, and this has given tide to the report that sfte is preparing another book, which may creat* a sen eu'lon i:i the world like that produced by her Orst venture, 'The Quick or the Twieo a month her bstsband, r.inco Troubetekol. now a resident of Washing ton, cpmea clown and sees her, a.nd spends a lew days at Castle Hill. Sometimes e\\<i consents to see him for a short time, ami sometimes she does not. The life of the young princess, now evidently near Its or.'i, !a more remarkable than many which have been woven by the skilled pens of writers of fiction. She wu horn and raised among the asure-topped moun tains of the Blue JUdge, and gre\v up a iiirge share of beauty, for which her family on both lidea has long be^n nofed. At f!pl-!c<»n years of age there .was r.o lovelier t J«''- 'n Virginia. Her ;>e- ble. even when Tlnka herself washed for ore. Tho pool became still presently, for two young people were Interested In each other. There was a moment of silence. The drone of a bumble-bee near by seemed to make the silence swim, drowsily In their oars; far off they heard the faint ; beat of a woodpecker. The suggestion of their kneeling figures In this magic mir ror was vague, unreasoning', yet for the moment none the less Irresistible. His arm Instinctively crept around her little waist as he whispered—he scarce knew what he said—"Perhaps here Is the treas ure I am seeking." The girl laughed, released herself, and sprang up; the pan sank inglorioualy to the bottom of the pool, where Fleming had to grope for it, assisted by Tlnka, who rolled up her sleeve to her elbow. For a minute or two they washed grave ly, but with no better success than at tended his own individual efforts. The result in the bottom of the pan was the same. Fleming laugtied. "You see," he said, gayly, "the Mam mon of unrighteousness is not for me— at least, so near your father's taber nacle." "That makes no difference now." said the girl, quickly, "for dad is goin' to move, anyway, farther up the mountains. Hv says it's gettin' too crowded for him here —when the? last settler took up a section three miles off." "And are you going, too?" asked the young man. earnestly. Tlnka nodded her brown head. Fleming A bow which may be worn with a severely plain shirt waist or to com plete a fancy gown. The ends of a stock are drawn tightly to the bust line, pinned, and a bow tied. The ends may be warn short or reach ing a trifle below the waist. Also two colors of ribbon tied together make a pretty effect. tite, rounded, graceful figure, soft blue eyes and crown of golden hair, made her the belle of the country. But even at that early age, the eccentricities, now so marked, began to display themselves. She went in for literary work, and pro duced a number of short pieces of no especial merit, until her sensational and somewhat risque book, "The Quick or the Dead," was written. "THE QUICK OR THE DEAD." Her father, Col. Albert L. Rives, a dis tinguished engineer, was in France at the time, being connected with the Panama ca nal work, and the young au-thoress sub mitted her manuscript to one of her rela tives, a learned professor in the Univer sity of Virginia. He strongly advised her not to publish it without her father's per mission. She refused to accept his advice. The book proved an instant success, al though it provoked a storm of criticism, and the young woman's name was en rolled among the rising authors of the day. She was overwhelmed with re quests for stories from magazine and other publishers, and In a few years fol lowing the appearance of her book wrot« for the Atlantic Monthly, Harper's and Lippineott's, among her more celebrated efforts being "Herod and Marianne,"' "Virginia of Virginia," "The Witness of the Sun," "The Farrier L.ass o' Piping Pepworth," "Alhewold." "According to St. John" and others. None, however, at tracted the attention accorded her first work. HER FIRST MARRIAGE. The beautiful home of the captivating young authoress was the mecca of scores of young men of the state, and her offers of marriage were many. In the first bloom of youth she married John Arm strong Chanler. a man considerably her senior, of grave, dignified demeanor, and her opposite in aJmost every respect. Their married life was an unhappy one. and. while the ties were not legally sev ered for years, yet they only lived to gether as husband and wife for a short time. Ha is now In an insane asylum in New York state. While on a tour of Italy some years ago Amelia Rives Chan ler, as she called herself, met Prince Troubctzkol, a Corsican. It seems to have been a case of love at first sight, and not long after the legal chains that bound Amelia Rives and John Armstrong Chan ler and Which had united them but slightly were severed by due process of law. In compatibility of temperamtnt was the ground on which the divorce was granted. The wedding of the authored* to the prhice, which took place in Parts, was a THE ST. PAUI, GJLOBS, SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 1900. heaved a genuine sigh. "Woll, I*ll try , my hand hard a Ut11« whila longer. I'll l>Ut up a notice of claim; I don't suppose your fathef would object. You know he oouldn't legally." "X reckon yd might do it ef ye wanted— of ye vtoa that keen on gettln' sold!" said Tlnka, looking away. There was some thing In tho girl's tone which this bud ding lover reaented. He had become sen sitive. "Oh, well," he said, "I see that It might make unpleasantness with your father, I only thought," he went on, with tenderer tentatlveness, "that it would be pleasant to work hero near you." "Ted be only wastln' yer time," she said, darkly. Fleming ros« gravely. "Perhaps you're right," he answered, sadly, and a little bitterly, "and I'll got at once." He walked to the spring and gathered up his tools. "Thank you again for your kindness, and good-by." He held out his hand, which she took passively, and he moved away. But he had not gone far before she call ed him. He turned to find her still stand ing where he had left her, her little hands clinched at her side and her widely opened eyes staring at him. Suddenly she ran at him, and, catching the lapels of his ooat In both hands, held him rigidly fast. "No! no! ye shan't go—ye mustn't go!" she said, with hysterical Intensity. "I want to tell ye something! Listen!—you— you—Mr. Fleming! I've been a wicked, wicked girl! I've tod lies to dad—to mam my—to you! I've borne false witness — I'm wors« than Sapphira—l've acted a big lie. Oh. Mr. Fleming. I've made you come back here for nothing! Ye didn't find no gold the other day. There wasn't any. It was all me! I—l salted that pan!" "Salted It!" echoed Fleming, In amaze ment. "Yea, 'salted It,' " she faltered; "that's what dad says they call it—what those wicked sons of Mammon do to their claims to sell them. I—put gold in the pan my self; it wasn't there before." "But why?" gasped Fleming-. She stoped. Then suddenly the foun tains hi the deep of her blue eyes were broken up; she burst into a sob and burled her head In her hands and her hands on his shoulder. "Because —because"—she sobbed against him—"l wanted you to come back!" He folded her in his hands. He kissed her lovingly, forgivingly, gratefully, tear fully, smilingly—and paused; then he ki.-H --her sympathetically, understandings, apologetically, explanatorily, In lieu of other conversation. Then, becoming co herent, he asked: "But where did you get the gold?" "Oh." she said, between fitful and de spairing s :bs, "somewhere!—l don't know —out of the old Run—long ago—when I was little! I didn't never dare say any thing to dad—he'd have been crazy mad at his own daughter diggin'— and I never cared nor thought a single bit about it until I saw you." "And you have never been there s'.nce?'* "Never."* "Nor anybody else?" ■» "No." Suddenly she threw back her head; her ship hat fell back from her face, rosy with a dawning inspiration! "Oh, sty. Jack!—you don't think that—afLer all this time—there might—" She did not finish the sentence, but, grasping his hand, cried, "Come!" She caught up the pan, he seized the shovel and pick, and they raced like boy and girl down the hill. When wiihin a few hundred feet of the house she turned at right angles into the clearing and say ing "Don't be skeered; dad' 3 away," ran boldly on, still holding his hand, al njf the little valley. At its fartrer ex renlty they came to the "Run," a half-dtied watercourse whose rocky sides were mark, d by the t-roslun of winter torrent*. It was apparently as wild and excluded as the forest spring. "Nobody ever (atne here.'" said the girl, huni?dly, "after dad sunk the well at the house." One or two pools stl I remained in the Run from the last season's flow, water , ; 1,, I, I? To be worn with a shirt waist, as well as with more elaborate bodices- A stock, with two small loops at the throat. The ends are tied in four loop bow. with pendent ends. A small knot on each end makes this a very pleasing and fluffy effect. brilliant one, and their honeymoon was spent beneath the bright skies of his na tive land and among the gay whirl of for eign cities. The eccentricity of the princess, how ever, was growing apace, until it unfitted her for the world and culminated, as has . been related, in practically burying her alive in the once happy home of her girl hood days. The prince is a painter of re nown, and his Washington studio is a fashionable one. He has painted the por trait of the queen of England ami of other crowned heads of Europe. The Princess Troubetzkol is said to have amassed several hundred thousand dollars by her literary labors, and will not want for temporal comforts the remainder of her life. m . FASHION NOTES. Th^ Chicago club women took =o many trunkfuls of clothes with them to the greit club pow-wow at Milwaukee last we?»v that iron coupling pin of the bag gage car broke and the special train was delayed two hours. There were 750 trunks and each trunk had an excess weight tag. Three trunks to each wo man was the average. Mrs. J. M. Flow er, of the Chicago Woman's club, an nounced to the women who shared her car: "Well, I didn't break the coupling pin, for I only brought a dress suit case." • • * Roses are largely in evidence In mil linerlal decorations. Abroad the fancy is running riot for the wearing of abso lutely monstrous, but nevertheless very beautiful roses that certainly would never have grown on any bush that had not the strength of the oak to suppart their splendid porportlons. One rose of the accepted correct size is sufficient, with the addition of a little foliage and a band of ribbons, to trim an entire hat. The newest roses, in fact, are about eight or ten Inches in diameter, while the Immense number of their petals and the general luxuriance of their out line make one hesitate to hazard a guess as to their probable circumfer ence. • * * The new flowered muslins are charming for young girls, the effect in the coloring and pattern closely resembling hand painting. These are made up with quaint lace trimmed fichus and worn with a drooping trimmed lace-like straw hat faced with folds of colored chiffon. The skirts are variously trimmed with lace insertion and made up over fine lawn and chiffon underskirts, one over the other, trimmed with narrow ruffles and ruches of ribbon. • • • Duck lawn, or galatea, makes most serviceable suits for the sjrf. It is light enough to wash out several pans of dLt. | Selecting a spot where the white quartz was visible, Fleming attacked the bank with the pick. After one or two blow 3it began to yield and crumble away at his feet. He washed out a panful perfunc torily, more intent on tha girl than his work; she, eager, alert and breathle s, had changed places with him and become the anxious prospector!. But the result was the same. He threw away the pan with a laugh, to take her little hand! But she whispered, "Try again." He attacked the bank once more with such energy that a great part of it caved and fell, filling the pan and even burying the shovel in the debris. He unearthed the latter while Tinka was struggling to get out the pan. "The mean thing is stuck and won't move," she said, pettishly. "I think it's broken now, too, just like ours." Fleming came laughingly forward, and, putting one arm around the girl's waist, attempted tb assist her with the other. The pan was immovable, and, indeed, seemed to be broken* and bent. Suddenly h e uttered an exclamation and ■ began hurriedly to brush away the dirt and throw the soil out of the pan. In another moment he had revealed a fragment of decomposed quartz, like dis colored honeycombed cheese, half filling the pan. But on its side, where the pick had struck it glancingly, there was a yellow streak like a ray of sunshine! And as he strove to lift it he felt in that unmistakable omnlpoteny of weight that it was seamed and celled with gold. ♦ » • The news of Mr. Flemings engagement. two weeks later, to the daughter of the recluse religious hunter who had made a big strike at Lone Run, excited some skeptical discussion, even among the hon est congratulations of his partners. "That's a mighty queer story how Jack got that girl sweet on him just by bor rowin' a prospectin' pan of her," said Faulkner, between the whiffs of his pipe under the trees. '"You and me might have borrowed a hundred prospectin' pans and never got even a drink thrown in. Then to think of that old preachin' coon-hunter hevin' to give in and pasa his strike over to his daughter's feller, just because he had scruples about gold diggin' himself. He'd hey booted you and me outer his ranch first." "Lord, ye ain't takin' no stock Jn that hogwash?" responded th-e other. "Why, everybody knows old man Jallinger pre tended to be sick o' miners and m'nin' camps, and couldn't bear to hey 'em near him, only jest because he himself was all the while secretly prospectin' the whole lode and didn't want no interlopers. It was only when Fleming nippled in by get tin' hold o' the girl that Jallinger knew the secret was out. and that's the way he bought him off. Why, Jack wasn't no miner—never was—ye could see that. He never struck anything. The only treasure he found in the woods was Tinka JaHin ger!" I Ronk'Q of the i DUU|\D HOUR. "The Bnrden of Chrlatojrhe*.'' "The Burden of Christopher," by Flor ence Converse. Houg'hton, Mifflin & Co., Boston and New York. This story should be read by every thinking person. The heart interest i 3 Intense and humanity Is sounded to its depths. It's moral must be left to the reader. The story commences at the home of Christopher TCenyon, manufac turer of shoes, in the village of Kenyon. The Kenyons have been*- at the head of the factories for. generations, and the name has always been a synonym for honor and trustworthiness, albett there have been some hard and close men among them. Christopher has taken his place at the helm at his father's death, and now after slx> y»ars we find him with ;i flourishing business, but unsatisfied ideas. His old college Instructor of economics. Prof. -Gillespte, the professor's daughter i Agnes and the rector of the village, Phil- Stock with the ends drawn to the shoulder, pinned. A bow fed, the ends of which are tied individually into small bowknots. A more dressy effect, suitable for afternoon dresses. Also very charming for carriage wear, when the ends should be left much longer. in weight,.sheds the water, even as does the proverbial duck's back, and can be bought in the most charming colors and combinations of colors. Scarlet duck lawn trimmed with wide white braid, pale blue trimmed with either black or white stripes of old rose and pink, with touches of. black, white or dark blue, would make attractive aurf costumes for the woman who sees no necessity of making herself look unsightly, even If she is taking sea baths solely and sim ply for her health. • • • Belt buckles vary in size from two to four inches, and the oval seems to be the favorite shape. Enameled buckles are the latest cry of fashion, and their exquisite coloring and brilliant polish make them most desirable additions to a modish toilet. They are usually of fili gree, and the designs show tiny blrd3, horses, deer and other fancies from the animal kingdom, or one may have flowers so perfect in form and tint that they al most seem to grow. At the back of the belt a snake may be worn, whose enamel scales and emerald eyes might startle one into believing It real; or lizards, toads and turtles may cling apparently to the waist. • • • Fichus, which depend for their grace upon the manner of draping, are the he:ght* of the mode and are especially adapted to youthful figures, giving that broadening touch at the shoulders which is so essentially becoming. These fichus may be in Marie Antoinette style, or a la Montespan, or a la Pompadour, or. In fact, so arranged as the individual fancy thinks best. The newest are ex quisitely hand embroidered on the finest lawn or cambric, faintly butter-colored, and some are shaped in a rounded piece without any frills, ready for placing on' the shoulders and knotting in front. As a natural accompaniment short elbow sleeves appear on the newest foulards and muslins, with full elbow ruffles. These are far more likely to be worn by good dressers than the much-talked-of and written-about sleeve of the fifties, which is rather quaint than pretty, though there Is a charm about it for tea gowns and wrappers. • * • An attractive automobile gown Is of green mohair trimmed with white gimp, which outlines the lower edge of the skirt and runs down on either side of the front, giving a panel effect. With this is worn a little box coat with a deep scalloped collar outlined, as well as the edge of the jacket, With the gimp. There are two little pockets on the left side of the coat. With it was worn the other day a pretty little sky blue blouse. ai "A chronic case of catarrh has been entirely cured for me by taking "Orange ine' as directed." Ip Star, who are visiting him at this time influence him to commence an experiment that has been in hi 3 own mind and heart in embryo for many years. Christopher, while a practical business man. is also a poet and dreamer. The old professor is, of course, a theorist, and his daughter Agnes, while holding some of her father's views, has lived nearer to the people of the world than he, and knows more of their ills and sufferings. The young rec tor, Starr, Is a man of the highest ideals, and in his contact with the people of a factory town has had a chance to become familiar with their conditions and the shortcomings thereof. The influence of these three persons on Christopher at this time colors his future life and actions. He knows that his factory people are little better off than slaves under the methods in vogue, and while his factory is a model of good con ditions and management he hopes to raise them to a higher social and educational plane. Feeling that at the present time they are not equal to co-operative meth ods he places his factories on a profit sharing basis, with short hours and full recognition of organized labor. During the inaugeration of his experiment he sees much of Agnes. Her strong personality and ideas are his greatest inspiration. A3 is natural he lovea and marries her. Ten years pass by, and Christopher's experiment seems to be a success. His people are happy, and their village is a model one. They still have good hours and good pay, but Christopher himself has been paying the price of it. Ht» load has beer* a heavy one. Many dis turbing elements have entered into con ditions of late years. Leather trusts have formed and several years of busi ness depression, in addition to the keen competition of rival factories, operated on the old lines of starvation and grind, and always the demand for a cheaper product, have caused Christopher to place his own and his wife's fortune in the business, hoping for better times. Aa a last resort he makes use of funds placed in his hands as a trust for minor or phans. A strike In one of the rival fac tories, precipitated by an effort to union ize the help, is the last straw and leaves nothing but ruin ahead. The outcome is as interesting as the events leading up to it. In so short an article much of Interest must be omitted, but no one will regret reading this book. It especially com mends Itself In these times of labor ex periments and labor troubles. "Colombia and Venezuela.." "The Colombian, and Venezuelan Repub lics." by William L. Scruggs. Little, Brown & Co.. Boston. The author of this work was formerly envoy extraordinary and mlnlßter pleni potentiary to these republics, and in his official capacity had exceptional oppor tunities for studying these countries and their people. He describes their climatic conditions; and many of the places which have baen considered unhealthy by those who are ignorant of the facts, he finds the reverse. His experience of twenty five years has led him to know exactly those localities which are to be avoided by strangers. The magnificent mountain scenery of the Magdalena valley and the gorgeous tropical scenery and luxuriant vegetable life are described at length. The great difficulties of transportation are dwelt upon; and he points out the need of better conditions, which would lead to the development of the magnifi cent resources of the countries. The vol ume contains chapters on the agricul tural products of Venezuela, on the Gnayana boundary question, the Isthmus of Panama and Panama canal projects, the rights and duties of foreign residents In Smith America, the Monroe doctrine, the Venezuelan arbitration award of 1899, etc. The book should be invaluable to a person intending to travel or settle in liiU ■■ %-M The ends of a stock are drawn to the shoulder and pinned, a three-loop bow tied, and the ends drawn diag onally to the went and pinned. One end. drawn around the wast, meets the other and a bow Is tied. This Is suitable only for simple dresses made with the design of ribbon or naments. Child Tmd&m. With a show of pride a mother, who could aftord to buy any amount of ele- ] gance and luxury for her children, dis played a dozen garments each for her five-year-old son and her three-year-old daughter that were to form the staple of their summer wardrobe. They were alike in cut and form, differing only in material and color. A loose, comfortable, inviting sort of garment it was, such a» a child could run, jump, kick or climb in to his heart's content. Attired in It there would be no need of the tiresome Injunction, "Don't tear or soil your clothes." Practically, It is nothing but a sack like garment with sleeves that reach to the elbows and trouser less that come just below the knees. No over or under clothes are intended to be worn with it on hot days. There is nothing to bind nor in any way to fret the mind or body. Linen, denim, gingham or any sort of strong, cool material may bis used, and if desired the severity of style may bo modified by a white pique collar and bands of the same in the sleeves. By all means there should be a pockft; one can easily be sewed on the breast and it will afford endless comfort and pleas ure to the possessor, says the New York Press. One of the beauties of this ar ticle of dress is that It is equally within the reach of the poor and the rich, and another is that it is as desirable fur little girls as for their brothers. "For the beach or for the country it is the finest thing ever invented," says an enthusiastic mother, who tried it last year for her four children, and la going to repeat the experiment thia season, ''i don't know what I shall do when my children get too large to wear them. I was afraid my seven-year-old daughter would have to give up her overalls, as she calls them, this summer, but she begged to have another season of fun in them, so I am going to turn her loose in them again.'" This is only one of the departures that have been made In the last few years in favor of children's comfort in preference to mere appearance. More plain, sensi ble clothes go into the trunks that are packed for vacation days, and less ttim med and be-rufiled finery that U toofcood to play in. And mothers no longer are afraid to Make Lazy Liver Lively You know very well how you feel when your liver don't act. Bile collects in the blood, bowels become constipated and Your whole system is poisoned. A lazy liver U an Invitation 4or a thousand pains and aches to come and dwell with you. Your life becomes one long- measure of irritability and despondency and bad feeling-. ,^^gSL Hi CANDY CATHARTIC Act directly, and in a peculiarly happy manner on the Hrer and bowels, cleansing, purifying-, revitalizing every portion of the liver, driving all the bile from the blood, as is soon shown by in creased appetite for food, power to digest it, and strength to throw oft the waste. Beware of imitations! 10c, 25c All drug-g-ists. Best for the Bowels South or Central America, for It con tains much practical advice upon the beet methods of dealing with the native pop* ulatlon, and the best parts of th« coun try in which to settle. "La*t of the **latl>oa.ta." "The Last of the Flatboats." a »toiy of the Mississippi river, by Oeorff* Cary Eggleston. Lothrop Publishing com pany, Boston. This is the story of the adventures of five young "Hoosiern" who take about the last of the Western river f.atboats down the Mississippi to New Orleans. They start from the town of Vevay, on the Ohio, and have plenty of adventure. But the book is more than a story of ad venture; It is a perfect storehouse of facts, not only about the Mississippi and "its interesting family of rivers," but of the possibilities, productions, and incen tives which America yields and of which active, earnest, and ambitious American boy* may profitably avail themselves. Mr. Eggleston evidently writes from close and careful knowledge. He has not only dealt picturesquely with our won derful Western river system, but he has covered a field, geographically, which no boy's story has yet attempted. The live boya take the "Last of the Flatboats." as they call their craft, well la^en with consignments of farm produce, through the bends and rapids, the dangers and delights of the great river, with "mov ing accidents by flood and field," and a vast development in self-reliance, Intelli gence, and self-helpfulness In Jht boyish owners who make the voyage. The in terest In the book is heightened when it 1h hinted that the original of "Ed"—the moat brainy boy of the party—waa the author's elder brother. Dr. TCdward Eg gleston, of "Hoosie-r Schoolmaster" fame. Th-i illustrations are by Charlotte Hard- Ing, and have faithfully caught the senti ment, adventure, and local color of the story. "Mlckey Finn," by Ernest Jarrold. Il lustrations by Ike Morgan. Paper. 281 pages; 12nio. Jamieson-Hlggins com pany, Chicago. Mickey Finn and Cooney island are ex ploited in a series of humorous sketches. , i.A -^* S.*, ' I ' ■'^h-V*'i , A "pulley" stock, made with two rings, the ends drawn one to either shoulder, pinned, and a bow tied, the end of which Is pendent on one si<i.i and drawn tight around the arm on the oth<r. An elaborate arrange ment of ribbon, which requires six yaras of four-inch ribbon in one piece. have their darlings go barefoot. They have learned that there are curative properties in the earth that make it de sirable for the 111 tie feet to come in con tact with it. The virtues of the. huh bath are acknowledged, and the com plexion bugbear is done away with. "A hen mamma was a little Kirl she had to wear a sunbonnet \-p a bis hat to i;.-.v from tanning her pretty face; but her little daughter is permitted to get a.s brown as the sun will paint her, sturdl nesa being appreciated more than deli cacy in the.^e days. The coolest and most comfortable kind of summer headgear for children, when they must wtar any. Is the little round hats of lawn or linen that can easily b« laundered when soiled or crumpled. "Freedom" for growing children Is tho watchword In the vocabulary of the mod ern mother. The child must not bo hampered or restricted by dress or other artificialities. As soun as he can toddle be la encouraged to run about and in dulge his animal spirts. Even the wee thing, unable to .stand upon his wabbling legs,- is put out of doors on the turf or warm pand, little burdened with cloth ing, and permitted to kick bis heels joy ously and str« ten his arms widely in the instinctive pursuit of health and strength. If thero is a suspicion of dampness in the ground he Is put on a rug or blanket. The reform In the method of dressing children has the sanction of physicians, but on one point they lift a warning voice. Tn this changeable climate woolen gar ments should always be at hand, even In midsummer, to supplement the thin and scanty eic-, hing su appropriate for hot [ weather. Children are more susceptible to climatic changes than their elders, and^ should be protected most sedulously against thtm. There Is as much menace to health In being chilled by insufficient clothing as by j being weakened by overmuch. Ktspecially i on or near the seacoast the changes come ! abruptly, and the single cotton garment that ws*b sufficient one hour may have to give way the next to warm woolen suits and stout shoes and stockings. Training was a word formerly applied almost exclusively to children, but nowa days one hears nearly as much about the training of mothers as of their offspring. Not only are there mothers' clubs and mothers' congresses, but tilers Is a. large and growing literature on the duties, methods, etc., o; m -thtrs. Altn>ugh thei« ia doubtless some danger of material indi gestion from ovexcramming of faots ami theories and a possibility that mothers may be too busy learning about ihelr du ties to their offspring to perform them properly, yet there are unmistakable gains for children In the efforts that mothers are making to get a more intelli gent aud sympathetic undeistanding of some of which are lodlcrcu* in the ex treme. Of special Interest at thin time \a the story of tb« cenmu enumerator's ex perience with Mkkeyi garni' ou» mother, while "the wooden-lfc*gfrd glmn«haj" and '"tb« rooster" are picturta of domestic sensations that nut hay« thrilled CoMt ey ialfeud to the extreme A chapter of history, tbe north pole, aad a U-*aon In gvoryaphy are amralng. If not really Instructive, and there are In all thirty aketcbe* in thia volume. Th* illustra tions are excellent. BOOK BOTBS. The Riverside Press. Cambridge haa Just issued another edition of E. W.Howe'. romance, "Tbe Story of a Country Town " one of the most popular of the old Ttclt nor paper aeries. The new edition to a.l*e In paper. Howe, a new«paj>er man, haa told the incidents of life In a country town co well tha<t the atmosphere aeems to cling to the pagee of the book. OK OCR BOOK TVIILJi From the publishers: Lothrop Publishing Company, lUmtcxn— "The Last of the Flatboats," by Georg« Cary Egfrl^ston. JIJO. Little, JH wn & Co., Boston—"The Co lumbian aiid Veneauelan Republics," by William L. ScrugTßT*. Jameson- Hlggloa Co., Chicago—"Sun beams," by George W. Peck. Frederick A. Stoke* Company, New York—"Four Years Nine," by Bart Myn derse. from the St. Paul Book and Stationery i company: D. Applcton & Co., New York-"The Seafarers," by John Bloudelle Burton, (1; "Bird Studies Wlrh a Camera," by Frank M. Chapman, $1.75. McClure, Philllpn & Co., New York "The American S;ilad Book/ by Miixl mllian De I»iu>. $1; "Dwlght I*. Moody." by Henry l>rummond. |1; "The Clrt-^n Flag, and Other Stories of War anil Sport," by A. Conan Doyle,, SI-SO. I><m'l <;»»t Yvdp Supper HrCurr V«iu 9fSbrt. 800 Line Atlantic IJjnlted. leaving Min neapolis and St. Paul every evening for the East, serve* aupper a la carte. New York Herald. Shorter end >,t si<«k drawn to left shoulder and pinned; the other un der the right arm from the back; ;t ring slipped n and temporarily pinned In front; passed back, same side, to waist, around waist twice, drawn up through riritf. under left iirni and over shoulder, t () f.jim a biiw with the other end; one bow carried across the arm to knot, and drawn back to bow. the needs of tlieir little ones. Becau c rocking babies ha.s w>v.<: out of fashion It does not follow chat mothers are deficient entiment. Mother love la Jusi ua strong when it obeys the doctor's dl not to rock the baby b<- :aus • It !.-: hut for the little brain, bs when it ji-vls I ■ impulse to 'julet the little on>> by the task of swaying the. cradl.» backwards and forwards, <>r to take It up and walk back and forth until the mother is weary aMI the chlid has discovered what It can aohi< ye by tyranny. On*- of the results of modern chlid study and mother training that is much In evi ri< nee is the notebook wherein the mottv-r puts down dally every it» m concerning physical, mental and ethical development of hi r baby. At the meeting of a club of mothers devoted to this cult not long ago baby books were produced to t>^ read for the common weal and instruc but so voluminous was the first book and BO Interesting did the reader de^ni recorded fact that no one cli*»: got a chance to show the peculiarities and re markable development of h'-r own <1 ir:lni<, who.se record was the most wonderful thing In the world. The tn.uble with these buby n itebooks Is that every other one sct.-ni.-t so tame and dull in comparison with her own that no mother can be persuaded to bentow any attention upon the record of any baby except her Donald or Dorothj that they cannot be said to have a wide circulation. To supply this difficulty n body of women sociologists who. having .;Mrtn of their own, are with'nit Ma a in their opinions, make these b'H>ks th.> basis for study, analysis anil deduction, whereby they are constructing theories, reaching conciaatoita in regard volopment cf tlie Individual and tl. ■ man race. The publication «>f r: tics stimulates the de«lre on the part "t niorheis to prove new farts through t'll unique experiences of their children > : seciuently baby notebooks multiply indeX -, for no mother's child is as any r child Iv the universe. I.ate at Mjjht lOvesry \inl>«- Take the Atlantic express via the >"'<rth-\Vest<»rn Line, leaving Minn. p. m.. 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