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seh,” by Paul Tomlinson, carries the I Was a Boy in Roumania," by Dr. reader back a century or more to the J. S. Van Teslaer. The author, like days of the famous Indian chief, who millions of others of alien birth, has tried to beat back the white settlers found in this country opportunities who in vaded his domain, was beaten which were denied him in his own, in the Battle of Tippecanoe, and later and out of a ripe and successful experifought on the side of the British in the ence writes down these memories of war of 1812. The story turns upon his youth. For little readers, Lothrop, the adventures of four congenial young Lee & Shepard Co. offer “The Fairy volunteers who followed upon the trail House-Keepers," a group of fanciful of Tecumseh and had a share in the Nature stories by Norma Bright Carfighting at Tippecanoe. Both stories son, decorated by Hazeltine Fewsmith are illustrated, the first by Norman with numerous pictures in colors and Rockwell, and the second by T. de in black and white; and “Story Plays Thulstrup.

for Little Children," a collection of Dr. Francis Rolt-Wheeler, whose

story plays, finger plays and rhythms,

furnished with music, nine volumes in the United States Service Series served the double pur

directions for kindergarten use, by

Leora Hall pose of instruction and entertainment

and Sarah Elizabeth

Palmer. for boy readers by their vivid descriptions of the work of the survey- "Everyone knows that religion is ors, census-takers, explorers, foresters, undergoing a social revival”; so Vida life-savers and men employed in other D. Scudder begins one of the pungent departments of the government serv- essays in her volume, “The Church ice, is now engaged upon a second and the Hour.” The papers appeared series of similar value and interest- in widely variant periodicals, for two the "Museum Series"—the second are culled from “The Churchman" and volume of which, “The Polar Hunters,” two were letters written to “The is just published by Lothrop, Lee & Masses." Professor Scudder holds a Shepard Co. As in the earlier series, position halfway between the audiences the author weaves the facts and in- of those two publications and atformation which he conveys to his boy tempts to reconcile both the church readers—this time relating to the Es- to her altruistic and socialistic creed kimos, and the adventures and hard- and the masses to her mystical faith in ships of life in the Arctic regions- a Living Christ. It is a brave attempt: into a story as diverting as if it were bra ver her continual assertion that merely fiction, but made thoroughly “It is full time the critics of the worth while by its descriptions, not Church . . . should become aware os only of Eskimo life, but of the experi- the advanced position which various

and achievements of Kane, official Christian groups are now taking Amundsen, Peary and other hunters at last on questions concerning social for the Pole. Thirty-four illustrations, justice." The book is needed at this most of them from photographs fur- hour when all the world is crying that nished by the American Museum of the war has disproven the Christ. Its Natural History, add to the value of note of appreciation--for the rampant the book. The same publishers add to and radical editor of “The Masses" as their series of “Children of Other well as for the followers of Jesus-is Lands Books" a story of child experi- cheering, as well as its profound opences in a country which has lately timism, its devout faith in man and come into tragic prominence, “When God. E. P. Dutton & Co.

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EIGHTH SERIES

Vol. VII

No. 3810 July 14, 1917

FROM BEGINNING
VOL. OOXCI V

CONTENTS

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1. War and Politics in America. By James
Davenport Whelpley

FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW
II. Sidelights on the Russian Revolution. By
Lady Sybil Grey

NATIONAL REVIEW 71
III. Christina's Son. Chapter IV. By W. M.
Letts

79 IV. Canada and Imperial Unity

QUARTERLY REVIEW 83
V. Abraham Lincoln, Advocate. By His
Honor Judge Parry

CORNHILL MAGAZINE 89 VI. The Half-Brothers. By Marjorie Bowen

97 VII. The Educational Use of the School Garden. By J. Eaton Feasey .

CONTEMPORARY REVIEW 106 VIII. Peace and Her Hypocrisies. By Walter Shaw Sparrow

SATURDAY REVIEW 111 IX. Zero

PUNCH 113 X. Going into the Country

NEW STATESMAN 114 XI. Off Lens. By Ernest Dimnet

NEW WITNESS 117 XII. Brimstone and Treacle

LONDON Post 119 XIII. The Superb Record of Italy

SATURDAY REVIEW 121 XIV. Mr. Wilson Speaks Out

TIMES 123 XV. The Dead Who Died for Ireland. By Louis J. McQuilland

NEW WITNESS 125 A PAGE OF VERSE. XVI. V. A. D.By Mary-Adair Macdonald

SPECTATOR 66 XVII. The Strait of Dardanelles. By Herbert Trench

London CHRONICLE 66 XVIII. Return. From the Chinese

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