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THE READERS' INDEX

A GUIDE TO WHAT IS IN APRIL MAGAZINES.--LEADING ARTICLES---BEST FICTION---BOOKS AND BOOK TALK

AGRICULTURAL CHICKENS IN THE Back-YARD, by Frank A. Waugh. Woman's Home Companion. Some advice on the raising of poultry.

How to START A GARDEN, by Samuel Armstrong Hamilton. Woman's World. Telling how everyone may be successful in growing flowers.

The DENVER LIVE Stock Show, by Alden B. Swift. National.

THE MOTOR-TRUCK AND THE FARMER, by Thaddeus S. Dayton. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 1. How the faithful horse is being superseded.

The New SPIRIT IN SOUTHERN FARMING, by E. E. Miller. Review of Reviews. Some of the factors that are helping to recast rural life in the south.

the Grand Meadow Township Special School of Cherokee County, Iowa.

High SchooL MANUAL TRAINING PROBLEMS For Country Boys, by Ozro B. Badger. Manual Training Magasine.

THE COLLEGE AND THE INTELLECTUAL LIFE, by Edward P. Morris. Yale Review.

The Six-Year High School, by George Wheeler. School Review. The drift toward a six-vear elementary school course, followed by a six-year high school course.

INING EXPERTS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE, by L. D. Upson. LaFollette's, Mar. 8. What the New York Bureau of Municipal Research is doing to supply the growing demand for efficient men in public undertakings.

FINANCIAL INDUSTRIAL PEACE OR WAR, by Everett P. Wheeler. Atlantic Monthly. Treating of the unsettled relation between capital and labor.

Our Wool DUTIES, by Thomas Walker Page. North American Review. An informing article written by a former member of the Tariff Board.

The Making Of A TARIFF, by Frederick A. Emery. National.

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ART ART REVOLUTIONISTS EXHIBITION AMERICA. Review of Reviews. Concerning the recent exhibition in New York.

FOUR WONDERFUL PAINTINGS, by Charles H. Caffin. Metropolitan. Historic portraits of the Morgan collection recently brought to the United States.

KWAN YON PICTURES AND THEIB ARTISTS. Open Court.

SANDRO BOTTICELLI, by C. J. Ryan. Theosophical Path. With reproductions of some of his most celebrated paintings.

THE ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY, by Rev. Dr. Celso Costantini. Ecclesiastical Review. Studies in Christian art for the clergy.

The DECORATION OF Walls, by Ruby Ross Goodnow. Delineator.

THE LAST WORD IN ART: THE GEOMETRISTS. Strand.

The "MODERN” SPIRIT IN ART, by Kenyon Cox. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 15. A discussion of the Cubist movement and the recent International Exhibition held in New York.

EDUCATIONAL A PRACTICAL RURAL SCHOOL, by Louise H. Campbell. Successful Farming. Concerning

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A GLIMPSE OF War, by Henry W. Farnsworth. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 29. Describing the siege of Tchataldja.

ANCIENT AND MODERN LIFE, by F. S. Darrow. Theosophical Path. An interesting compari

between Hellenicism and the ancient ideals, and the ideals and life of today.

CONSTANTINOPLE IN WAR-TIME, by H. G. Dwight. Atlantic Monthly. Written by one who was long a resident in the capital of the Nearer Orient.

IN DEFENSE OF WASHINGTON (1863), by Thomas R. Lounsbury. Yale Review.

OUR FIRST MISSION TO JAPAN, by James Barnes. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 22. count of Commodore Biddle's visit in 1846, and how he was received by the natives.

SIR GEORGE DARWIN, by Philip E. B. Jour

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dain. Open Court. A biographical sketch of the second son of Charles Darwin.

WHO WERE THE FIRST BISHOPS AND ARCHBISHOPS IN THE NEW WORLD? By A. H. Solis. Ecclesiastical Review. Where were the first Sees established ?

HOME AND SOCIAL BOTH SIDES OF THE SERVANT QUESTION, by Annie Winsor Allen. Atlantic Monthly. An ingenious paper on the subject.

CONSUMERS' CO-OPERATION—The New Mass MOVEMENT, by Albert Sonnichsen. Review of Reviews. Another remedy for the "high cost of living" problem.

ENTER THE LANDLADY, by Lionel Josaphare. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 22. A humorous description of the much-abused creature--the landlady.

FINANCING MOTHERHOOD, by William Hard. Delineator. Some facts and information regarding our foundling asylums.

Noah's ARK, by R. Machell. Theosophical Path. An interpretation of the story applied to the present human race.

ON THE ARDUOUSNESS OF BEING A CITIZEN IN A FREE COUNTRY, by Ezra B. Crooks. Open Court.

ON THE PRIVILEGES OF REALISTS, by Helen Sard Hughes. North American. How far does an asserted moral purpose justify the presentation of immoral material?

PARENTHOOD AND THE SOCIAL CONSCIENCE, by Seth K. Humphry. The Forum. Dealing with eugenics and heritage.

PARTNERSHIPS AND MATRIMONY IN FRANCE, by Mrs. John Van Vorst. Delineator. Where the family is a business organization and sentiment always operates with common sense.

THE BURDENS OF LIFE, by Orison Swett Marden. The Nautilus. Showing that what we think upon we build into life.

THE CASE OF THE PLAIN Man, by Arnold Bennett. Metropolitan. Entering into the problems of every-day life.

THE CONFESSIONS OF A CLIMBER. Harper's Bazar. In which the wife tells of the ruin and subsequent rehabilitation of a young couple who sought social position at any cost.

The DIARY OF A Cop, by Michael F-. American. Being a plain, unvarnished tale of the gentle art of making a decent man a grafter.

THE GENTLE ART OF HOME-MAKING, by Robert and Elizabeth Shackleton. Harper's Bazar.

THE GOSPEL OF THE New HOUSEKEEPING, by Helen Louise Johnson. Harper's Bazar. The art of right living is shown to be closely related to the art of good housekeeping.

THE WOMAN OF TOMORROW, by Gertrude Atherton. Yale Review. The "woman question” from a new angle.

What My Boy Knows. American. Being the Confessions of a Father.

Why I WORK, by Alice Grant. Pictorial Review. A married woman's protest against a worn-out conventionality.

INDUSTRIAL AND BUSINESS FOREIGN TRADE AND SHIP SUBSIDIES, by Anan Raymond. The Forum. Reviving the question of our merchant marine and its restoration with the opening of the Panama Canal.

How IT WORKS, by Frank Barkley Copley. American. A record of personal investigation of what manufacturers and workmen are getting out of scientific management.

How UNCLE SAM IS SELLING HIS TIMBER, by Chief Forester Henry S. Graves. LaFollette's, Mar. 1. An answer to the criticism that National forest timber should be sold cheaper and faster, and a statement of the policy of the Forest Service.

OLAF HOFF: His WORK, by Flynn Wayne. National. The work of one of the world's greatest tunnel builders.

Our New INDUSTRIAL CONSERVATION, by Robert Sloss. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 1. Dealing with the movement for the improvement of the efficiency of labor.

PLANTING SKYSCRAPERS IN OLD New YORK, by Bennett Chapple. National. Regarding New York's epoch of skyscraper construction.

REMAKING CHICAGO. Metropolitan. Some contemplated plans for the relief of a congested city.

"SEEING" MEN, by Cromwell Childe. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 15. The ability to see promising material in men, and attaching them to your organization.

SHALL IT BE A UNITED NEW ENGLAND? By Mitchell Mannering. National.

The Cost of OPERATING COMMERCIAL VEHICLES, by J. M. Van Harlingen. Review of Reviews. Showing what the motor truck actually costs its owner and what the items of operating cost really mean.

THE SPY OF TRADE, by Cromwell Childe. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 29. Describing the personality and duties of the trade spy.

LEGAL

ASPECTS OF THE INCOME Tax, by Sydney Brooks. North American Review. The author points out the effect in England of the operation of such a tax, where its limit of exemption is higher than in the other States of Europe.

LAND-VALUE TAXATION, by F. J. Dixon. Farm and Fireside. The results in Western Canada of raising the revenue by one tax on land values.

The Age of CONSENT AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE, by Anna Garlin Spencer, The Forum.

THE COMMERCE COURT, by James A. Fowler. How CANCER MAY BE PREVENTED, by Leonard North American Review. The assistant to Keene Hirshberg, M.D. Harper's Weekly, the Attorney General contributes a series of Mar. 29. How this dreaded disease, if taken arguments for and against the importance of in time, may be cured. the Commerce Court.

Read Your LABEL, by John Phillip Street. WHERE JUSTICE MILLS FLOURISH, by Theo- Woman's Home Companion. The Pure Food dore M. R. von Keler. Harper's Weekly, Mar. Commissioner of Connecticut gives some ad22. Telling something of the ways of the vice on canned and bottled foods. miscarriage of Justice.

The CURE_OF INTEM PERANCE, by Austin

O'Malley, M. D. Ecclestiastical Review. The LITERARY

physical treatment and ethics of alcoholism. ARTHUR Conan Doyle, by A. St. John Ad- The ECONOMICAL ADMINISTRATION OF THE cock. Strand. A study of the man and his CRUSADE AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS, by Lawrence books.

F. Flick, M. D. Lippincott's. A sane and pracBook-PUBLISHING AND ITS PRESENT TENDEN

tical article on the stamping out of tubercies, by George P. Brett. Atlantic Monthly.

culosis. Remarking on the decline of fiction and the increasing difficulties in selling serious books.

MUSIC AND DRAMA "Boss" LORD, by Edward G. Riggs. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 1. Concerning Chester S. Lord,

A Rose of Saxony, by William Armstrong.

Metropolitan. Concerning Miss Frieda Hempel, the famous managing editor of the New York Sun, and the thirty-two years he guided that

the young German soprano who made her

American debut this season. paper.

ETHEL BARRYMORE AS HER FRIENDS Know EMOTION AND ETYMOLOGY, by Yoshio Mar

HER, by Rennold Wolf. Green Book. An inkino. Atlantic Monthly. The author shows

teresting study of the off-stage personality of some reasons why his English will never be

Miss Barrymore. come English English.

MOVING-PICTURE ENTERTAINMENTS: The MoJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS, by Van Wyck

tion Picture and the Church. Ecclesiastical Brooks. The Forum.

Review. LITERARY TALENT IN THE ITALIAN ROYAL

Moving PICTURES IN THE HOLY LAND. ChrisFAMILY, by K. M. Theosophical Path.

tian Herald, Mar. 26. The difficulties which THACKERAY AND FIELDING, by Frederick S. have been surmounted in taking pictures in. Dickson. Norh American Review.

the Holy Land. preciation.

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A THEATRICAL PRESS The BREATH OF LIFE, by John Burroughs. AGENT. American, Atlantic Monthly.

THE PASSION FOR Passes, by W. Dayton The Greatest Books IN THE WORLD, by Wegefarth. Lippincott's. The schemes of the Laura Spencer Porter. Woman's Home Com

persistent pass-hunter. panion. Last in a series of articles on great

The Theatre, by Walter Prichard Eaton. literature: "The Man of Uz."

American. Concerning William Faversham. The LATE JOAQUIN MILLER. Harper's Week

TOURING WITH AN ORCHESTRA, by W. E. ly, Mar. 1. An account of the life of Cali

Walter. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 29. fornia's most picturesque character.

Why I AM A MOVING PICTURE ACTRESS, by Two OF THE Newest Poets, by Robert

Sarah Comstoch. Green Book. Shafer. Atlantic Monthly. Referring to Wilfrid Wilson Gibson and John Masefield.

POLITICAL WHERE BERGSON Stands, by Charles Johnston. Harper's Weekly, Mar. 15. An appraise- A COUNCIL OF NATIONAL DEFENSE, by Capt. ment of the French philosopher and his con- John Robert Procter, U. S. A. Harper's Weektribution to modern thought.

ly, Mar. 8. Taking up the question of the MEDICAL AND HEALTH

adoption of a fixed policy for our military

forces. A HEALTHY MIND IN A HEALTHY Body, by

A NATION IN IRELAND, by Darrell Figgis. Ralph Waldo Trine. Woman's Home Com- The Forum. Article IÍ. — The Times of panion. Some suggestions on the proper way

Prosperity. to live.

A SPECULATION AS TO DISARMAMENT, by Health AND HORSE-POWER, by Dr. Woods Theodore S. Woolsey. Yale Review. DealHutchinson. American. Suggestions for health

ing with international peace. and proper living.

A Texan's EUROPEAN STUDIES, by Frank HEALTH BY Way of the GROUND Floor, by Putnam. National. Dealing with the condiAudrey C. Bullock. Delineator. The value

tions in Germany. of cleanliness and the proper care and storage EUROPE Armed Peace, by Sydney Brooks. of food.

Harper's Weekly, Mar. 29. Europe hums with

An ap

armaments, and the Great Powers constantly
seek increase of military equipment.

How THE WOMEN OF CALIFORNIA ARE PRE-
PARING FOR CITIZENSHIP, by Lewis Edwin
Theiss and Mary Bartol Theiss. Pictorial
Review.

MILWAUKEE'S NON-PARTISAN GOVERNMENT,
by Warren B. Bullock. Harper's Weekly,
Mar. 8.

POLITICAL MILITANCY, by Mrs. Havelock
Ellis. The Forum. Its cause and cure.

PRESIDENT WILSON'S CABINET, by Albert
Shaw. Review of Reviews. The Cabinet's
Place in Our American System: President
Wilson's Theory of the Cabinet: Leadership
in the Democratic Party: The New Depart-
ment Heads.

REVOLUTIONIZED CHINA, By Edwin Maxey.
The Forum. The changing of China from a
reactionary, Oriental empire, to a modern
state.

THE AWAKENING OF AUSTRIA, by Mrs. Bel-
lamy Storer. North American Review. An
informing article on Austrian rule.

THE COLLAPSE OF CAPITALISTIC GOVERNMENT,
by Brooks Adams. Atlantic Monthly.

THE ELECTION AND TERM OF THE PRESIDENT,
by Max Farrand. Yale Review.

THE "PORK BARREL” PROBLEM-A SUGGESTED
SOLUTION, by Anson Phelps Stokes, Jr. Harp-
er's Weekly, Mar. 22. Suggesting a method
of reducing Congressional "pork barrel” ex-
travagance.

The ROTTEN BOROUGHS OF New ENGLAND, by
Chester Lloyd Jones. North American Re-
view. Presenting some startling anomalies
in our principle of political representation.

THE SUGAR BATTLE, by George C. Lawrence.
National.

What Is SOCIALISM? By Maurice Low.
North American Review. Giving some rea-
sons for the recent discontent.

WHY STATE AID FOR GooD ROADS? By Ed-
ward E. Browne. LaFollette's, Mar. 1. An
article showing that state aid is justified.

WILSON AND THE BULL Moose, by Will
Irwin. Metropolitan.

RELIGIOUS
A SCIENCE OF PRAYER, by Paul Ellsworth.
The Nautilus. Prayer a natural force and
subject to definite laws and conditions.

CHRIST AND BERGSON, by Canon George Wil-
liam Douglas. North American Review. Com-
pares the philosophy of life as set forth by
Christ with the problem of life as dissected
and analyzed by the philosopher Bergson.

How Italy Fought THE PAPACY, by Rev.
Alexander Robertson. Christian Herald, Mar.
5.

OccuLT SCIENCE AND METAPHYSICS, by H. T.
Edge. Theosophical Path. Written from a
scientific Theosophic standpoint.

SOCIALISM AND SPIRITUAL EXPANSION, by
George D. Herron. Metropolitan. First Arti-
cle: The Great Hope.

THE BIRLE AS LITERATURE IN THE HIGH
School, by Norman F. Coleman. School Re-
view. Describing a course in the literature
of the English Bible in a public high school.

THE CENSURED Saints, by George Hodges.
Atlantic Monthly. Reviewing the religious
works of the last year.

THE PROBLEMS OF THE CITY CHURCH, by R.
H. Miller. Christian Standard.

The RELIGION OF AMERICA, by William Barry.
Atlantic Monthly. To a Catholic Missionary
in the United States.

The Social LIFE OF THE CHURCH, by Wil-
liam Willis Burks. Christian Standard.

SCIENCE AND INVENTION
APPROACHING THE UNSINKABLE SHIP, by
Robert G. Skerrett. Harper's Weekly, Mar.
29. Describing a protective system to insure
the floating of a craft despite serious wounds
in the hull.

MAN AND FELLOW-MAN, by Edgar A. Singer,
Jr. Journal of Philosophy, Mar. 13.

Psychic EPIDEMICS, by William Dunn. Theo-
sophical Path. An article which should inter-
est all students of psychology.

THE SPIRIT PORTRAIT MYSTERY, by David P.
Abbott. Open Court. Setting forth what is
said to be the final solution of this mystery.

WHAT THE SIXTH SENSE REALLY Is, by H.
Addington Bruce. Pictorial Review. New
light shed on a much-discussed question.

SPORTS AND ATHLETICS
A PRICE UPON His Head, by L. B. Nagler.
LaFollette's, Mar. 22. Setting forth alleged
frauds and fallacies of our system of giving
bounties for the scalps of predacious wild
animals.

BATTING AND BASE-RUNNING, by C. H.
Claudy. Woman's Home Companion. Some
suggestions for the young baseball player.

HAWKING WITH THE Adwan ARABS, by Wil-
liam Coffin. Harper's Weekly. An account
of a day's sport hawking in the Jordan Valley.

Who WILL WIN THE PENNANT? By Frank
Leroy Chance. Metropolitan. An attempt to
answer the question now racking the brains
of millions of baseball “fans.”

TRAVEL
AROUND THE WALLS OF OLD NINEVEH, by
Professor Edgar J. Banks. Christian Herald,
Mar. 5.

How I Saw JERUSALEM AT EASTERTIDE, by
Pierre Loti. Christian Herald, Mar. 19.

TEMPEST-BOUND ON THE MONch, by George
D. Abraham. Strand. An adventurous out-
of-season climb of the white-crested sentinel
of the Oberland.

TO AND IN GRANADA, by William Dean
Howells. North American Review. A char-
acteristic travel essay.

WINTER IN THE CATSKILLS, by A. W. Dimock.
Harper's Weekly, Mar. 1. Showing the fory
of winter in the mountains.

BOOKS AND BOOK TALK

THE President and Fellows of Harvard Col- fessor of English in Columbia. The book com

lege have voted to establish the Harvard prises one of the Home University Library, University Press for the publication of works and is an admirably condensed and interesting of a high scholarly character, whether pro- introduction to the study of American literaduced within or out of the university. For ture. While American literature in the most some years the university publication office, liberal sense of the term is now a little more besides printing the catalogues, department than three hundred years old, the authors depamphlets and other official documents, has clare that in the strictest sense, comprising found it possible, in spite of its limited re- only books that are still somewhat widely read, sources, to issue from time to time a few spe- it is not half so old. Benjamin Franklin's aucial works, until it now has a list of some fif- tobiography is practically the only work writteen periodicals and eighty books, ranging from ten by an American before the close of the treatises on Indic philology to practical direc- eighteenth century that has sufficient exceltions from American lumbermen. To organ- lence and popularity to rank as a classic. Alize and extend this activity, so as to make though far from being what may be termed a the university properly effective as a publish- professional writer, Franklin is, therefore, the ing centre for scholarly books, is the object first name with which an account of the of the new foundation.

achievements of American men of letters need The Harvard University Press, though so properly begin. Charles Brockden Brown was recently established, is able to announce sev- the first real American author in the profeseral noteworthy volumes as in preparation, sional sense; and, beginning with an outline including books by the late Professor James of his life and works, the writers run though Barr Ames of the Law School and by Pro- the list of representative American men of fessors George Foot Moore, Arthur E. Ken- letters familiar to every well-informed reader. nelly, George L. Kittredge, Eugene Wam- (Henry Holt & Co., New York.) baugh, George A. Reisner, Charles H. Has

That political union may be secured through kins and W. B. Munro. Most of these will

using the school house as the actual headquarappear in a short time. The board of syn

ters of the government and that with this podics who will decide on the books to be published by the new press are Robert Bacon,

litical unification, party divisions are not necesfellow of Harvard College, chairman; George

sary, is the position taken by Prof. E. J.

Ward, of the bureau of social center developFrost Moore, professor of the history of re

ment, in the Extension Division of the Uniligion; Arthur E. Kennelly, professor of electrical engineering; George L. Kittredge, pro

versity of Wisconsin, in a volume on "The

Social Center.” With the people as a whole fessor of English; Charles H. Thurber, member of the firm of Ginn & Co.; Edwin F.

in control, the so-called political machinery Gay, professor of economics and dean of

can be made a potent means of advancing the the Graduate School of Business Adminis

common good. The general antipathy to ma

chine politics has been due to the fact that tration, and W. B. Cannon, professor of physiology. The director of the press is Charles

private groups have controlled the machine. Chester Lane, for the past five years publica

With the school house as a unifying factor,

the political machinery of the community can tion agent of the university. The establishment of the Harvard Univer

be placed in the hands of the people. sity Press recalls the fact that the first print

After discussing the possibilities of the

school house as a civic center and giving a suring press in America was a gift to Harvard College in 1642, and was set up in the house

vey of the present development of this moveof President Dunster. Among other impor

ment, the author shows how the public school tant books which were printed on it were

may serve as a public lecture center, as a branch the Bay Psalm Book and John Eliot's In

public library, a music center, an art gallery, dian Bible.

à motion picture theatre, a recreation center,

an employment office, a vocational center, a "Great American Writers," by W. P. Trent, public health office, and a dental office. There professor of English literature in Columbia is also a detailed discussion of the social cenUniversity, and John Erskine, associate pro- ter idea as applied to rural communities.

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