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N t■» f»« •« "•« •»•••« I j?! B^i^f^^^^p^B^^^|^B^^^^^H^H^^^By™B^^S^Sr 3^^9wrl^^^^^QSSv3 ■ ~® m ***** ;••••••*•; The off-season in publishing is now close at hand and very few if any im portant books will be put out before the autumn. Unlimited trash is being issued and sold in paper covers for the silly n, and large boxes of it are being taken to seashore and mountain. Very light literature is considered sufficiently hoavy sustenance for the dog days and in this way summer readers are the en < otirugrers of mediocrity and the public becomes itself responsible for the tow tcne of fiction. The June magazines are full of Bret Harte, Paul Leicester Ford and Frank Stockton, reminiscences, stories and biographies. One of the best is a story of Kipling and Stockton and concerns "The Lady or the Tiger." The two men met at an afternoon tea given for some eoiebrity and Kipling informed Stockton that when he came to India they intend ed to throw him down, place a large elephant over him with its fore-foot poised dangerously above his chest, and then inquire: "Was it the lady or the tiger?" To which Stockton replied: "Good, 1 should then have to lie to you." "Aha," said Kipling," that is well to knew; you say you are going to lie, so i! you should say it was the lady, then W • would know it was the tiger, and shC'uld you say the tiger we would be cc rtain it was the lady!' It was somewhat of a surprise to the readers of Stockton to discover at his death that he was almost an old man, as he came within two years of the \hree score years and ten allotted by the psalmist. For some reason or other we have gotten in the habit of thinking of the writer of Rudder Grange and creator of Pomona, as a young man. It may have been the .sprightly quality of his humor which induced this belief; at all events it was a great surprise to find that he had passed middle life. It is now certain that Ford left a com pleted novel, which it is reported he con sidered his most important work, and several short stories, one of which will appear in the July Century. The publi cation of "^ne long story has not yet been :>rranged for. Considerable discussion has twen roused by the "Confessions of a Wife," ap pearing serially in the Century Maga xine and purporting to be the real ex periences of a modern woman, it is pub monymously and it is said that tiif writers desire for secre-cy is so great that not even the staff of the Century, ■>\ui the exception of the editor, know vho she is. Thte would lead one to the belief <hat the- writer intends to tell the exact truth about some luckless man and urould suppose that her chief concern would lie> to conceal the authtirship from the husband in question. There is no doubt that many husbands would make good ceipy. but thf obtaining of literary material in the bosom of one's family is, arse, a matter of taste. In a recent mneazine article Norman Gask writes of "What Actors Talk About Whe-n They Are Not Speaking," in other words what they say when they talk aside with se> many gestures and smiles; he says they e>iten repeat nursery rhymes ■ ■ say the alphabet. A clever somebody .•ays that Mr. Gask would confer a real upon the public if he would tell us what actors talk about when they • aking, in the case of many modern society plays. The question of book-reviewing has re cently been tip for discu;.=ion, and Prof. Grander Matthews Bays that his advice to reviewers—and very gjod advice it is—is to say as little as possible about 1 < oka that are unworthy. If books of < vi. tendency and harmful morals could 1 ■ completely ignored by critics, the time would come when the:.' would not nil and eventually could not find a pub lisher. It is th(- wholesale exploiting by reviewers of inumorwl books even when they condemn them, which brings them to the notice of the public and owing to the queer contrariness of human nature, ''■ !':' r.:-il ihS. bcoK for him- E if to see if he thinks it quite as bad as his neighbor finds it. It iis on the same principle as that of the man who did not want his son to learn to dance because he had "seen the folly of it." But tlit- son wanted to see the folly of it too; the old story of no man's learning by another's experience. So it is with immoral books. One of the latest offerings of a serious nature is the "Autobiography of Sir Walter Besant," completed just before he died, but not in time to give him a chance to ren.l the proof sheets. It is a wise man who writes his own life-story as he is likely to strike the happy mean between the fulsome praise of over-fond friends and the veiled attack of hidden enemies. It Is a volume of nearly 300 pages, and gives rat only an ex tol lent record of an interesting life, but many hints to aspiring writers that can not but be of value. After making his success Sir Walter put all his work into the hands of a literary agent, in his case Mr. A. P. Watts, and of whom he speaks most highly. He goes on rcco d as believing that a man of letters needs a manager, as indeed do many men who are not inclined that way. Sir Walter does not believe that would-be writers should expect to depend upon what they can earn with their pens, but have a trade or business of some sort, at least ! Globe— 6-7-1902, PIANO | Temptations. I Our store is like a beehive. You find groups of interested buyers there any , time and all the time. There's good I reason for this in the large assort [ merit of fine Pianos shown and the I attractive prices quoted on both new I and used instruments. I These samples are interesting: ' ftf A r HALLETT * C. - .bonlad ! jpMAS used upright—o rigi na 11 y 1 *tt^4\*9 Fln<s mahogany, perfectly 1 JB£\Jf new—sample sent us for cx l T • amination; regular price $350 ' $^Ar Handsome Chickery, but little ; JDj^yJ used — mahogany "59"0116 --1 lr <* V Inally $400. EASY TERMS. i Small Monthly Payments. Send for list of used and sample Pianos. Write us today-well answer promptly. Stetson Mandolins, Banjos, Guitars The Best. W.Uyer&Bro. Largest Muitc House In the Northwest. Sole Agents fcr Stelnway and ' Knabe Pianos. - 17 Dyer Bldg., St. Paul, Minn. until they become well known. One of the most interesting parts of his life is that in which he speaks of his collabora tion with James Rice, and to those who have speculated upon the matter of col laboration, and wondered who wrote what and how the thing is really done, Sir Walter's words, though not throwing much light upon it. are of interest. The result of the arrangement with Rice was the writing cf many successful novels familiar to the reading world; he says: "It is enough to state that we worked without disagreement * * * that the collaboration went on from, story to story, always without any binding con ditions * * * it is impossible that for me to lay -hands upon any passage or page and to say, this belonged to Rice—this is mine.' " His advice to writers is to stand alone and in SDite of his amicable arrangement with Rice he does not be lieve in literary collaboration. He wrote eighteen novels in eighteen years, and never ceased to enjoy his work and to sympathize keenly with the joys and woes of the characters he created. Miss Marie Manning, who began her literary work by writing for the New York World, is the author of "Lord Alingham, Bankrupt," one of the new novels seeking fator. Sine paints as hero a man who in reality is worthless, but he is such an attractive rascal that the reader likes him in spite of his better judgment. Lord Alingham is a fortune hunter, but Miss Manning has taken lib erties so far as to paint him as possessing somewhere in the oepths of his being a conscience, which comes-into play when Jam - ..... ; • ■——>a—amnni mTuiasmmsMmm^mma^^ 3^3^^^^^^^^^^^^ r 'WEEE THOSE TEARS FOE ME, SWEETHEART, I WOULD BID YOU DRY YOUR EYES." From "The Heroine of the Strait," by Mary Catherine Crowlsy. Alice Dean discovers that she loves the bankrupt lord. Miss Manning has made a success with her first book and is now engaged upon another. The Booklover's Library.which i 9 noth ing if not enterprising, has at last solv ed the problem of what to do with old books and tnose slightly soiled. Mr. Seymour Katon, the manager and owner of the company, has bethought himself of a scheme whereby these books, in par cels of 500 or 600, can be rented out as libraries to country towns and changed at intervals of six months or a year. This enterprise will, doubtless, be a success, as indeed everything connected with the Bocklovors, has been. The Tabard Inn is another department of the library, which is now in good working order and supplies books to patrons cheaper than by the regular membership. * * * The fads in literature are just as re markable as fads in other things. When "Elizabeth and Her German Garden" m3<i e much § success, instantly we were flooded by stories concerning gardens, and the Elizabeths multiplied afarming lv. J^ow }t |s said the real Elizabeth. - the first and only—and' who it is re^rttd is a German cess"—ls' liiT work upon another book, which will probably not see the light before autumn, and which concerns the Baltic islands and coast towns. The maudlin love letters of an English man also opened the floodgates, and we have had story after story written in the epistolary form, many of which are better than those imitated. Without doubt the self-revelations of Mary Mc- Lane will be followed by many who take advantage of a craze of the moment. The result is almost always" mediocrity and the note of individuality is lost in the wild scramble for the few dollars to be gained by ephemeral success. Mary Mc- Lane and he r ilk give much work to par<*3ists and their kind; indeed, they are a positive boon to humorous papers in the off season. Miss Anne Douglas Sedgwick, writer of "The Rescue," is a young woman, not very far on the wrong side of twenty. Her birthplace was Englewood, N J. Novel writing is no new thing with her, although the publication of her work is comparatively recent. Miss Sedgwick is artistic by nature, and while studying art in Paris she wrote stories for her own and her sister's amusement, illus trating them herself and" "then burning them and writing more. In this manner she wrote "The Dull Miss Archnard " and an English publisher, hearing through a friend of her ability, sent f»r the story and published it. Her next printed work was "The Confounding of Camelia," both of which made a success and gave her a name as a writer of good light fiction. "The Rescue" is considered an advance over anything she has done, and her lit erary future seems certain. Miss Sedg wick's portrait shows her to be a fine looking girl, with a bright, alert face bearing a remarkable likeness to a St' Paul young woman. Some idea of the great sums made by the writer of a popular success can be gained from the fact that It is said Charles Major received $50,000 advance royalties for his book, "Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall." This, of course, is merely the beginning of what he will make from the work in book form, leav iog out of consideration the money be THE ST. PAUL GT,OBS, JUNE, 7, 1902, is likely to be paid for dramatic rights This is, indeed, a sad commentary on modern literature, for without doubt this book of Mr. Major's is a pot-boiler, writ ten in haste and at high pressure to take advantage of his vogue. The most exqui site prose, an epoch-making poem or a world's masterpiece may lie forgotten upon the publisher's shelves, while the public devours unworthy books that are cleverly advertised and exploited. When "Trilby" was a craze Harper Bros, paid Dv Maurer $50,003 for "The Martian," but in this case the puolishers lost heav ily, as the book nevsr made a success. There is, however, very little chance of a loss in the case of "Dorothy Vernon," as already, in the short tima since its appearance, its sales are record-breaking. * * * The universal desire to parody every thing—which seems to be distinctively American—has inspired Mr. "Wallace Ir win, late as it is, to write a humorous imitation of the "Rubaiyat," which he calls "The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Jr.," and in which the Persian philoso pher is made to speak in terms of mod ern fooling. It seems fitting that the book should be illustrated by Gelett Bur gess, of purple cow fame. Perhaps the best known lines of the poem are the ones which the writer has thus parodied: A grand piano underneath the bough, A gramophone, a Chinese gong, and thou Trying to sing an anthr-m off the key— Oh, paradise were wilderness enow} —The Book Lover. St. Paul, June 6, 1902. "Unto the- End." "Unto the End," by Mrs. R. G. Alden. Published by Lothrop Publishing Com pany, Boston. Mrs. Alden ("Pansy") has written Lnto the End," not for children, but tor grown-up people. It is characterized by this writer's natural gift for story telling in its moat interesting style. It is a book of unusual strength and charm of style. It is ono which will interest the average reader instantly, and prom ises to be popular, not only with those who have read the Pansy Books for many years, but with a large class of new readers. "Five Little Pepper* Abroad." "Five Little Peppers Abroad by Mar garet Sidney, with eight illustrations by Fanny i. Corey. Published by Loth rop Publishing Company, Boston, tAn* this little volume -M^fgareE Sidney th thes Pper-now Mother Fisher —the little doctor, Polly and Phrons'p. lit" »?/• th Gran«iPapa King. °j| s per and Parson and Mrs. Henderson T^i l- n£ ew scenes and new experiences the brightness, the wit, the kindliness the keen knowledge that has made the pS! per Books so irresistible are just 7s con" spicuous as they have been in the^ PcS" IS ffiSS&SO^ The book " 'Tweeit-Von an' I." ": '"T *Wf« nX OU nd I>" some little problems of ,L lfe ' by Max O'Rell. Publisli-T-by Lothrop Publishing Company, . Boston. and ,i concerning men; anS Par^ 2 concerning ~ wsmmm which cannot g& M^SSE?*"" "Little Stories for Little People • sast- a ss uSki,i^>K "Story of China." pan,'. New .Yori, AfflSS«.B^ <3g}; mincing with a descrfpt on of the phy^i" S, al feature of the country, next con «ders the people themselves, th" r be hefs. customs and education. Then the history jO f the Chinese empire is briefly sketched, | from the • earliest times •to th Boxer uprising. The book is attracHvelv illustrated from ■ photographs and f £2? an interesting and valuable supplenW tary geographical reader." ° l<-nien- .: "The « Government." "The Government: What It Is What It Does/ by Sa£ er Storrs Clark, Reviser P«hiT,°hUl^S <%> veir *™*t : ClaAs Book " - Published by American : Book company • New York, Cincinnati and Chicago y * This: volume ': is c more like an able teach er's verbal presentation of the subject to his class than like anything : else to M«r,,T .can (to mp4re it. The style is clear-cut, forceful and full of life. The matter is presented . suggestively, and the r<u i3,-, led to draw -inierences for. him • C J C'omParisons of our M government with those of other 5 countries are fre quent; " the • illustrations of the actual : workings of the-T System are detailed and viyid; and government is shown to be a science, a complete system, which has a practical part in our every-day life. Sup plementary work, giving' questions which will force the pupil to think over what he has studied; are appended to - each chap ; ter, and a complete P index is included. The general trend of the book is reason ably optimistic, though ~ faults in -the workings of our government; are fairly indicated. Wo hope - that this • book r win • have the wide use. which its,sane,: sound and sensible treatment of the subject de serves. " ""--' ■' ■ -■■. -?-.->■"■"---•:-: • ■ • •;•:• ■;--~'- "My Captive." "My Captive," by J..A. Altsheler. Pub lished by D. Appieton & Co., New York. Three are thrills on every page of Mr. Altsheler's stiry of the Revolutionary war. It is full of muskets, swords, gaT^ loping horses, brave men and pretty wom en. Interest in the plot is sustained throughout and the reader is relieved at | the finish to find that the wicked are punished and the good get what they are I entitled to after long periods of tears j and worry and perspiration. "The Heroine of the Strait." "The Heroine- of the Strait," by Catherine Crowley. Published by Little, Brown & Co., Boston. Miss Crowley, who made a hit with the public in "A Daughter of New France." and which has gone through seven edi tions already, has done even better, more finished, more entertaining work in "The Heroine of the Strait." It is built around the war of 1812, and its principal events are the surrender of Detroit to the Eng lish, the conspiracy of Pontiac, and tne siege of Det:oit by" the Indians un;ler his command. It is a story of love, ad venture and war, in which the reader's interest deepens with each succeeding chapttr. The romance has been drawn from historical authorities, the oil French manuscript of the story of the siesre oL Detroit by the Indians under Pontiac beinp the "principal source, t. c translation fallowed being- lhat preserved in the colic on of the Michigan i'.oneer association. "A Soldier In tlie Philippines." "A Soldier in the Philippines," by N. N. Freeman, private U. S. A. Published by F. Tennyson Neely company, New York. Mr. Freeman announces that he was born in 1874, but the book is one of such crudeness of thought and construction that the reader is driven to the conclu sion that he was born in 1594. He an nounces that he is the eighth child of a family of thirteen, from which we infer that he made up his mind that it was proper to try his luck at writing a book. Doubtless the little volume has given a printer a few ciavs' wort and a paper maker and a bookbinder have each re ceived a small sum of money for their share in its manufacture. All of these have done their work better than Free man, who. when he gets ten years more of age and experience, will regret that he wrote the tome at all. : ■ "Heart Shots." "Heart Shots," by E. L C. Ward. Pub lished by F. Tennyson Neely. New York and London. . / - A peculiar conglomeration of subjects and ideas is the result of a new book called "Heart Shots," by E. L. C. Waru. Whether the author means to shoot at the hearts of his victims (his readers) or whether he means that he goes to the hearts of all the subjects which he dis cusses in this interesting (?) book is hard ly to be gainsaid the latter, probably. At any - rate, he treats of such kindred subjects as "Divinity in Man," "The Boarding House," "The Drummer Wom an," "Mental Sweethearts," "Your Black Mamma" and "Broken Hearts." He believes that all men are divine, or have divinity in their make-ups. He thinks the old adage, "early to bed. early to iise, makes a man healthy,wealthy an 1 wise," is all bosh - and nonsense. He says that every one should have eighth hours sleep (ai; entirely new suggestion), but that it makes no difference when it Is taken. Morning or night would be all the same. His views about marriage are arousing He refers to a truly-matched happy cruple as "twin dewdrops gliding down a greeted sunbeam," and he fur ther says that "married life seems more like gliding down a barbed wire." As a whole the book is j uninteresting. _ "T. RacliHole and Daughter." "T. Racksole and Daughter." by Arnold Bennett. Published by New Amster dam Book company. :...., "T. Racksole and Daughter" is thrill ing with interesting and hair-breadth ex periences. The idea of the story is rather new. and anything new is. always inter esting. If o<ne finds time rr^the rapid se quence of events crowding, upon an other to notice anything else It will be remarked that the story is Well set up and the style" good. ; - ■•■•-■ ■■■XV ■' ,' -; ; = There is a suggestion of the. sensational. However, -the tale is too interesting to be condemned on this account, T. Racksole, is a multi-millionaire from New York traveling for pleasure with his only child, Helen Racksole her mother being dead. Used to obtaining everything they want they feel a little. hurt that they are not all powerful in London as well as in New York. They engage rooms at the most exclusively English hotel in London, the Grand Babylon, and. upon the first din ner there ordered a steak and a bottle of bass for himself and his daughter. The head waiter refuses to serve it, where upon Mr. Racksole goes to the owner of the hotel and buys it, goes back to the dining room ana has . his steak and bot tle of bass. There follows a series of mysterious murders, abductions and dis appearances, involving the lives of princes and menials, introducing secret passages and plots of all kin^s Helen Racksole and her father- are Very active partici pants in the drama, but. of course, all turns out as it-should, the daughter with millions marrying a prince, and after all his adventures the multi-millionaire sells the hotel back to the original owner, who thinks he cannot live without it. "Saritn. the Carlist." "Sarita, the CarHst." by Arthur W. Marchmont. Publi«hedhj:JFrederick A. Stokes" company, New York, . m In this story Mr. Marchmont, who U.iS done clever work in "For Love or Crown' and "By Right of Sword." tells of the political condition in the Castilian king dom prior to the Spanish-American war. He relates in thrilling sequence plots to abduct young King Alfonso and describes graphically the rescue of the latter by an Englishman. Mr. Marchmont holds the reader's attention throughout and makes.the hero do some really remark able things. _ . - ' '•'■>; WITH THE JUNE MAGAZINES. The American Illustrated Methodist Magazine for June opens with an article on French Canada,jentitled "Njw^ance on the St. ■- Lawrence," by Jacques d'Ayres The frontispiece of the issue gives a view of the 'grand falls of Mont m&rehcy. "hear Quebec, near which lived the Duke of Kent, Queen Victoria's fath er when he was commander-in-chief of the British forces in America. Lora S. La Mance deals entertainingly with "Tha Mountain Poor of the South Ozarks" and their odd ways. vj^C. ; ".. .. The first article in the June number of the North American Review, "Airships > and Flying Machines" is also the first ar- , ticle Santos Dumont has written. It sets forth the principles on which his ma chines have been constructed, the method of their management, and the grounds of his confident belief that "he is on the way to master the problem of the navigation of the air. N. S. Shaler, •• professor of geology In Harvard university, and one of the most distinguished ■ of living seis mologists, expounds "The Nature of Vol ' canoes;"'■ he sh4ws. how the intense heat, by which they I are caused, is generated in the under eaFth, 'and.what occurs .when an ; eruption ,* takes place, Illustrating his theme by reference to observations made by himself on the very edge of the crater of Vesuvius while that mountain was in eruption. ;* " :. . ' ..''■':."*' ;. ": ■^■~\:Z. . Wh«n 'i Caspar Whitney announced two. years ago that he proposed building up an out-of-door magazine on :a > par with the high-class literary publications, some men. doubted. But now, whether one's point of view be literary, artistic or mechanical, he must admit that Mr. Whitney has carried out his purpose. In i the June number one may see the outdoor life of the season in striking illustrations,' glean ed with much hard 5 work by skilled pho tographers. * A series of rare photographs show record-breaking athletes in the j act of winning contests.; The nature lov««r finds a series of most charming wild flow er photographs, illustrating an article on this branch of photography. No more charming article on angling has appeirt;.! in years than "Trout and - Philosophy on a Vermont ■ Stream," illustrated by fun page ' drawings. ': The Engineering Magazine for June opens with a sketch of "Lord Kelvin -H's Work and Influence," by Prof. F. B. Crocker, of Columbia university. It is not a biography, but a personal interpre tation of the individuality of the man and "*■ ~ " J" " ~ ''■-■-•"■"■--■'- i~*■' ' ■ " ■ ' . -■*■",.. *■■ -..' *1. r---/'-■<'■-■■ "" • - ' ■"■ • To Whom It May Concern: I have this day sold to the W. W. Kimball Co., for spot cash, at 50 cents on the dollar, the entire stock of Pianos of the Matheis Furniture Company. This purchase represents the best values ever known in the Northwest. E. H. WALTERS, Agent of Manufacturers. The Kimball Company is disposing of this stock at their warerooms, 382 St. Peter street, and Pianos are going at HALF-PRICE on terms to suit purchaser. Get Wise and attend this sale. OPEN EVENINGS. the characteristics of his g-enius. These are pointed out to be the rare combina tion of scientific insight with practical, executiive busin^fes ability. The estimate is the more interesting tecaas-3 Prof Crocker himself is of thos? who "do things." A seasonable topi?, and one of growing industrial importance, is dis cussed by E. W. Roberts n a remarka bly finely illustrated article on "Motive Powers for the Modern Launch. * NOTES OF RECENT BOOKS. Into a volume entitled "Lee at Appo mattox, and Other Papers" (Houghton. Mifflin & Co.), Charles Francis Adams has gathered some of the results of his long and valuable experience of affairs. The papers cover a wide range —two are upon the war in South Africa; one is upon the need of a high er tone in our political discussions; the closing paper, "A Plea for Military His tory," is a criticism on the defective treatment of military operations by his torians. * "Audrey," by Mary Johnston, was the second best selling book in Scotland during the month of April, which goes For the Fair Sex GIVES POINTERS TO MEN LADY CODm CAMPBELL EXLIGIIT- EIXS MASCULINES According to Her Ladyship Women Will Worship a Hercules With the Brain of a Guinea Pig— Whole Question Reverts to Garden of Eden Incident. A literary woman has endeavored to explain to the general public the kind cf a man a woman likes. If she wasn't litera ry she would not attempt the explanation. Literary women write what other women experience. Other women know that it it is quite immaterial what kind of men women like. What really matters is the kind of women men like. But in regard to the conclusion of Lady Campbell—for it is Lady Colin Campbell who attempts the explanation—that conclusion is not flattering to her own sex. "A woman," she says, "will worsh;p a Hercules with the brains of a guinea pig." Just how much brains a guinea pig possessses only a scientist could state. We fancy it isn't jnuch. What ttie lady thinks her sex derrTands irTaTna'n is strength, prefer ably strength of body, or, in lieu of that, strength of intellect. "A woman," she further asserts, "will break her heart for a man who is unswervingly wrapped up in dreams of personal advancement, who possesses no more heart than an oys ter." Now, it does not need a scientist to explain how much heart an oyster pos sesses. Therefore, is the lady's conclu sion not flattering to her sex. Womanlike, she blames Jthe condition of things on the first man,__ Adam. "Eve," she declares, "was bitterly disappointed when Ad-am was tried in the balance and found_want ing." It is presumed she refers "to the apple incident, which, like Banquo's ghost, will not be downed. What Eve valued, because it was lacking, further asserts the lady, her descendants have valued, too. The entire article is a deli cate exculpation of Eve. According to Lady Campbell, it was not vulgar curios ity that prompted the first woman to offer the apple. It was simply a desire to test the strength of the man she loved. Subsequent Eves have bsen doing the same. Subsequent Adams, alas! have been accepting the apple. SOCIAL. Miss Helen Cratsenberg was the guest of honor yesterday afternoon at a euchxe party given by Mrs. G. D. Tay lor and Mrs. J. S. Mackey. In the even ing Miss Marion Sanborn gave a dinner party for her. Miss Cratsenberg will give a dinner party this evening for her bridesmaids. Miss Katherine Abbott, of Dayton ?. ve nue, gave a dinner party Jast evening in honor of Miss Lucy" S~anbbrn, and her guest, Miss Sellers, of Pittsburg, Pa. Mrs. E. G. Rogers, of Summit avenue, will entertain informally this afternoon at the Town and Country club in horror of Mrs. A. E. Boyesen and Mrs. Harry Parks Ritchie. CLUBS AND CHARITIES. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Howes, of Fair mount avenue,will entertain the members of the Cycle History club this evening at dinner. . The Junior Endeavor Society of Day ton Avenue Presbyterian Church, will give a picnic this afternoon at Wildwood. Mrs. S. W. Dickenson, of Ashland av enue, entertained the Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary Society of Park Congregational Church, yesterday after noon. The annual meeting of the Twenti«th Century History class was held yesterday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. G. Johnson, of Dayton avenue. The old officers were all reflected. Mrs. C. H. Keeler, Chatsworth street, entertained the Garfield W. U. C. Sew ing circle yesterday afternoon at a thim ble bee. Mrs. E. C. Stringer, of Ashland avenue, entertained the Ladies' Aid Society of ||I|§|| PARKER'S ! UNI Balsam j ■; Promotes the growth of the hair and 1 gives It the lustre and slUdness of youth. ; When .the i hair ;is gray ror faded It' BRINGS BACK THE J YOUTHFUL' COLOR. '> j j It prevents Dandruff ; and hair falling ', and keeps the scalp clean and healthy. ] to show its widespread popularity. Miss Johnston's grandmother wa^ a Scotch woman and the Scotchman Mac Lean is one of the strongest characters in "Au drey." It is reported from London that no American novel since "David Harum" has won such decided popularity there as "Audrey." The title of Mrs. Mary Hallock Foore's latest novel. "The Desert and the Sown." though suggested by a verse of the Ru baiyat, is not intended to connect ih^ story in any way with that poem or with the East. But it is very appropri ate, as the scene of the novel shifts be tween Arizona and the rich farming country of New York state, and the story is full of sharp contrasts. Mrs. Foote is spending the summer at Mau cheter, Mass., but her home is in Cali fornia. Since public attention has been called of late to the romantic elements in American history—in the Colonial. Revo lutionary and Civil war periods—it is well to recall the notable contributions of that sort already available. A fa mous novel of the R€constructlon Era in the South is "A Fools Errand, by One of the Fools," from the pen of a North- the Dr.yton Avenue Presbyterian church yesterday afternoon. A euchre party will be given by Vr\inn City Division No. 274. G. L. A. to Brotnr- ( hood of Locomotive Engineers at Bowlby hall, Sixth and Robert streets, this i ing. Th • committee in charge includes Mrs. Henncssy, Mrs. Quinlan and Mrs Wales. PEESONAL. Mrs. Annie Fisher, of Eckmendyko, England, has come to this city to make her home with her sister, Mrs. George Scaife, who resides in South Stillwiater. Mrs. Fisher while en route to St. Paul spent two weeks with her niece, Miss Ann Sfaife. who is? playing with a stock com pany in Providence, R. I. Miss Scaife. It will be remembtfred, was a member of the Criterion Stock company for a short time last summer. Mrs. Burningham and Miss Kehoe, of West Superior, are spending the summer with Mrs. Shivly, Williams street. Dr. and Mrs. G. E. Routh. Holly ave nue, will spend July at Cjhiaago lakes. Mrs. Richardson, Ma shaTT avemue, wl 1 return shortly trotn the South. Mrs. C. P. Dugan. of Minneapolis, is spending a few days with Mis. John Hart, Lincoln avenue. Miss Bertha Sawyer, of Anacondi. Mont., is the guest ol Miss Elieu fcion^s Ridgwood Park. Mrs. A. E. Senkler, Virginia avenue will leave about the middle of June for Canada to spend the summer. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cooper, of the Aberdeen, will remove next wreck to their new residence, 749 bummit avenue. Mrs. John Wharry, Burns avenue has returned from Los Angeles, cal., wnere she attended the Federation of Women's Clubs' biennial. Dr. and Mrs. C. L. Greene, Laurel ave nue, have taken the Sanborn cottage at White Bear for the summer. Miss Etta Willius. Laurel avenue will return next month from a year's tour abroad. Miss Conradine Schurmeier, Crocus Hill, will leave, July 1, for Europe to join her mother ,Mrs. Theodore Schurmeier. Mr. and Mrs. John H. Gartack Hop kins street, have gone to Houghtun, Mich., to spend the summer. Mrs. E. S. Ikrrisford and the Misses Berrisford, Robert street, are at Taylors Falls. Mrs. Jacob Wirth. Ashland avenue has returned from Detroit, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Fullerton, Laurel avenue, will leave shortly for a trip through Yellowstone park. Miss Graham, St. Albans street, Is en tertaining Miss Smallwood, of Glendive Mont. Mrs. A. H. Lindeke .Summit avenue, and her guest. Miss "Walker, of Glen Falls, N. V., left Thursday evening tor the East. Mrs. Rudolph eyerhaeu.ser, who has been vit,itinK Mrs. Liruieke, will return in a few days tv Cloquet. Miss Josephine Bowlin, Summit avenue, has returned from Georgetown, \stsh ington, D. C. Last Meeting of the Year. The Nathan Hale chapter, D. A. X., celebrated the anniversary of Nathan Hales birthday yesterday* afternoon ac the home of Mrs. John Knuppe, of Sum mit avenue. Mrs. L. A. Rising state regent, and the officers of the St. Paul and Distaff chapters were present, and as each member was permitted to bring one guest there were about sixty in all. The prize for the best essay wricten on Nathan Hale, by a pupil in the seventh grades of the schools, was awarded to Miss Ella May Snell. A paper on "Dor othy Quincy Hancock' was written by Mrs. H. E. Warren and read yesterday by Mrs. Walter Stevens. Prof. Nelson, BHTJBARB JELLY. SPONGE DROPS. J* '. ~'\ "':"^ 11~; r'. ■ ■ L Cut a dozen stalks of rhutoarb into inch and a half lengths, put into a doujole boiler with one-half cup of water, and cook until tender; drain off the juice. Make a jelly from o.ie-half box of gela tine soaked in one-half cup of coKl water and dissolve in the rhubarb juice and enough boiling water to make two and a half cups. Add a little red col>r, or the coloring that comes with sjvorul kinds of gelatine, one and one-half cups of sug ar and the Juice of one lemon. Rinse an earthen mold with cold wa ter, pour In a part of the Jelly and rhu- ern man who lived fot-teventeen in the midst of the tremendously . xcU'hk events depicted, taking large them. The publishers. Fords Howard & Ilulbert, of New York, bring ,t imm ediately a new printing of "\ ■ Errand." The Rev. Columbus Bradfor . published book. •'Birth, a N\•■« has recently been the occasion interesting controversy in the ! Episcopal church. Became <■• . Itged heretical teachings. the a was deposed from h's pastorate at ( vine, 111., by the church BUtboi charges were preferred and a h trial averted only by an alleged la jurisdiction by the Lebanon district con ference. As the title Indicates, thia book teaches a doctrine equivalent in that of the reincarnation of ih. [ after death. The author bases his argu ment chiefly upon the Bible, insisting that the Scripture doctrine of the resur rection means a corporeal immort I which is ultimately to be attained by a succession of births, lives and deaths in this world. In other words, it is: trine of evolution applied to the soul The book is published by A. C. McClurg & Co., Chicago. violinist, played several selections ao companied by Mrs. Nelson, and \u< Ris ing addressed the women Informally Mrs. Knuppe was assisted by Mrs D S B. Johnston, the new regent oi the chap ter, who presided at the table and sh4 was assisted by Miss Edith Brll] Maribel Otis and Mrs. Charles Joy Jr. Mrs. D. S. Elliot had charge of the buwl. St. Panls Exevraloa. The Rector's Aid Society of S1 I Episcopal Church Is planning in? annual steamboat excursion which will be given this year, Saturday Juno -l. The boat will leave at 1:30 and will re turn in the evening:, making a tri the Minnesota river. The commit! charge of refreshments Inci id Oliver Dalrymple, Mrs. E. F. Horsl Mrs. "William Cumbey, Mrs J Mrs' Charles, Miss Whitney and Mrs r H. Campbell. The society will meet Tv to complete the arrangement point committees to look aftei tails of the excursion. omen n,ii S( . l.iir.. Sum. The annual meeting of the St. Luke's Aid Society of St. Paul's Episcopal Church was held yesterday afternoon ac the home of Mrs. Cache on Summit ave nue. The society has raised over $:'.io during the past year, and the following officers were ' elected: President Mrs. Oliver Dalrymple; vice president. Mrs. T. E. Rice; secretary Mrs. Corn well; as sistant secretary, Mrs. Charles Perkins: treasurer, Mrs. O. E. Powell; assistant treasurer, Mrs. Jurgenson. Kninhts of ( olumliiiM i:\crirsion. The Knights of Columbus excursion, which was to have taken place Thursday evening has been postponed until next Monday night, instead of Wednesday night, as was announced yesterday morn ing in The Globe. The excursion will be given on the steamer James J. Hill Tickets purchased for the excursion orig inally announced for Thursday evening will be good for Monday evening. MENU FOR SUNDAY, ,r BREAKFAST. -, , Fruit. Cereal. Cream Broiled Tomatoes. -_ Par : Omlet. Muffins. Coffee DINNER. ,>*"1" V*;i Clear Soup. Matelote of Sea Bass. Vr\»A r*u- i Potato Balls in Butter. Fried Chlcken- Bernais. Sauce. Rice Croquettes. New Bctta Salad a la Dumas. Wafers. Chc-se Strawberry Cream. SUPPER. - Lobster Fare! Brown Bread and Butter Frujt. Tea- Cake. The Artixtie Temperament. I think, on the whole the worst thin a woman has to fight against is the '"a ° tistlc temperament." With it «h. i- in today and down tomorrow; she sees Sffi in her grasp fame and fortune one d-v utter misery the next. She tries a thini for awhile, finds it does not succeed so wel as she thought, becomes impatient an I wat, must have immediate result* bo she flings it aside for something "l"* f, hn' f°r^ Ot X that Uls the constant dri,: ping which wears away the stone, that if is the bulldog grip which finally brings it?^ w»..Hi,? ateßt enemy is h<y own self. When she learns to bite down hard on her feelings and stick stubbornly to wcat she has in hand, then she will win I suppose I have been blessed with the tight of an unusual number of futile women lately, and that is why I am writ ing this. But the subject must be chang ed right off; it is becoming too serious. barb and when It is partly sot turn In tne remainder. Serve with whiop-?a cream if liked and small cakes. This" is a. more delicate and attractive way to *erva rhubarb than in the form of pastry. For the sponge drops sift one teaspoon or baking powder with one cup of Hour. '' Beat three egg 3. add one cup of tine granulated eugar. ot.e-half teaspoon of flavoring, one tablespoon of hot water and fold in the flour. Beat well then drop in small teaspoonfuls from buttered paper. After the drops are baked put two together with icing and Ice the top. Hgfe-. — •—— -Alice B. .Whltak-- .