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Group Title: St. Nicholas.
Title: St. Nicholas. 1873-1974.
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Title: St. Nicholas. 1873-1974.
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Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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ST. NICHOLAS:



SCRIBNER'S
ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE




FOR GIRLS AND BOYS


CONDUCTED BY
MARY MAPES DODGE.




VOLUME I.
NOVEMBER, 1873, TO NOVEMBER, 1874.





SCRIBNER & CO., NEW YORK.

















































Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1874, by
SCRIBNER & CO.,
In the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C.















CONTENTS VOLUME I.

PAGE
ABOUT SOME QUEER LITTLE PEOPLE. (Illustrated) ................. .Donald G. Mitchell ............ 296
ADVENTURES OF A MAN-KITE, The. (Illustrated) .. ..................... ...... .................... 315
ADVENTURE WITH A CRITIC, An. (Illustrated)........................ ohn Riverside .............. 63
AFFAIR OF THE SANDPIPER, The. (Illustrated).......................Elizabeth Stuart Phelps......... 595
ALL ABOUT BLIND MAN'S BUFF. (Illustrated) ...................... Hezekiaku Butterworth .......... 378
ANNA'S DOLL....................................................... Lucretia P. H ale............... 28
ANTELOPE, OR PRONG-HORN, The. Illustrated) ....................... Oliver Howard ................ 630
ARABIAN NIGHTS, Who Wrote the. (Illustrated).....................Donald G. Mitchell ........... 42
AUCTIONS ALL OVER THE WORLD ................................... N. S. Dodge................... 397
BABY SYLVESTER. (Illustrated)..................................... Bret Harte ................... 506
BABY'S THOUGHTS. (Illustrated).................... ...... ................... ...... ........ 168
BEAN, The Sacred. (Illustrated) ................... .............................................. 92
BEE AND THE BUTTERFLY, The. Verse .............................. largaret Eytinge ............. 168
BEE-HIVE, A Visit to a. (Illustrated) ................................ nnie Moore .................. 34
BEING A BOY ................... ................................ Charles Dudley Warner ........ 165
BIANCA AND BEPPO. (Illustrated)...... ............................. oelS. Stacy ........... ..... 177
BILLY BOY. Verse. (Illustrated) ..................................M. D........................ 52
BIRDS, For the. (Illustrated)................... ....... ............ C. C. Haskins ................. 72
BLUE BEARD'S ISLAND .............................................. Charles Dimitry ............... 409
BLUE-COAT BOYS ..... ............................................ Virginia C. Phebus ........... 2
BORROWING TROUBLE. Translation of French Story on page 276 ......N. ellie Binckley ................ 430
BOWWOW-CURLYCUR AND THE WOODEN LEG .........................Margaret Eytinge.............. 82
BOYS IN AFRICA, Some. (Illustrated)................................. S......................... 230
BOY WHO TOOK A BOARDER, The ................. ................ Charlotte Adams.............. 565
BOY WHO WORKED, The. (Illustrated) ............................. Roswell-Smith ................ 147
BRIGHT IDEA, A. (Illustrated) ...................................... M. S. ....................... 411
BRIGHTON CATS, The. (Illustrated) ............ ................... Joel S. Stacy .................. 50
BROKEN Picture .......................................................................... .275
BUBBLES. (Illustrated) ........ ...................................Joel S. Stacy .................. 393
CARD FROM THE EDITOR OF "OUR YOUNG FOLKS ................... ....... .................... 160
CARD FROM THE EDITOR OF ST. NICHOLAS ..................................................... 160
CHANTICLEER. Poem.............................. ....... .......Celia Thaxter.................. 204
CHEATED MOSQUITOES, The. Poem. (Illustrated)........ ..........Clara Doty Bates............... 640
CHIP. (Illustrated) .............. ................... ..........Rebecca Harding Davis. ...... 689
CHRISTMAS ANGELS. (Illustrated) .................................. .Donald G. Mitchell ............. 105
CHRISTMAS CITY. (Illustrated) ...................................... B. C. Samuels ............... 405
CHRISTMAS IN SPAIN. (Illustrated) ................................. ohn Hay ...................... 122
CHURCH-COCK, The. (Illustrated) ....................... ........ .Z. Topelius.................... 330
CHURNING SONG, A. Poem ......................................... Silas Dinsmore ................ 199
CLOUD-PICTURE, A. Poem.......................................... H. H. Callquitt ................. 79
COAST-WRECKERS, The. (Illustrated) ....................... ....... William H. Rideing............ 481
COMING. Poem. (Illustrated) ...................................... M. D..................... 703
CONTENTMENT. Picture, from sketch by ............................ W. Brooks .................... 396
COSSACK HORSEMEN. (Illustrated).................................... ........ ...................... 289
COST OF A PLEASURE, The. Poem ................................. William Cullen Bryant.......... 177
CRUISE OF THE ANTIOCH, The. (Illustrated).........................Cyrus Martin, Jr............. 58
CURIOUS FISHES, Some. (Illustrated) ............................... as. C. Beard ............. 256, 438
CURIOUS THINGS THAT MAY BE FOUND ON THE SEA-SHORE, Some. Pic- Gin ................ 658
W. H. Gibson...... ........... 658
ture, drawn by.................. ........................... .
DANGEROUS EXPERIMENT, A. Picture, drawn by .....................Frank Beard .................. 295
DATE AND SOME OTHER PALMS, The. (Illustrated) .................Fannie R. Feudge...... ...... 60







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DOG-DAY FANCY, A. Picture ..................................................... .......... 741
DRINKING-PAN, The. Poem. (Illustrated) ............................ M. D. .................... 480
DWARFS, The Ten Little .............. ......................... Sophie Dorsey .................. 70
EAGLE AND THE SERPENT, The. Poem ............................. William Cullen Bryant......... 506
EARTH, THE MOON AND THE COMET, The. Poem. (Illustrated)...... C. P. Cranch.................. 698
ELFIN JACK, THE GIANT-KILLER. Poem. (Illustrated) ............... yoelS. Stacy .................. 272
ELVES' GIFT, The. (Illustrated)..... ............... ...... .....Arthur Crosby...... .......... o8
EMPRUNT DE PEINE. For translation. (Illustrated) .................. .Joel S. Stacy ................. 276
ENCHANTED PRINCE, The.......................................... Rebecca Harding Davis......... 18
FAMOUS GARDEN, A. (Illustrated) ................................... /. . E. Edwards ............... 466
FARALLONE ISLANDERS, The. (Illustrated) ..........................o. 7oz Lezw es ................... 20
FAST FRIENDS. (Illustrated) .................................... ... T. Trowbridge ..... 153, 184, 289,

322, 398, 449, 534, 567, 658, 704
FIFTY POUNDS REWARD. (Illustrated)............................... Donald G. Mlitchell........ .... 669
FIRE-CRACKERS AND THE FOURTH OF JULY. (Illustrated) ............ William H1. ideing............ 545
FISH-HAWKS AND THEIR NESTS. (Illustrated).......................M. D. Rf................... 79
FOLDED HANDS.................................................. B. tV ......................... 459
FOLLOWING A GOOD EXAMPLE. Pictures, drawn by................... W. Champney .............. 249
FORGET-ME-NOT, The ............................................. Alice Williams................. 515
FOURTH-OF-JULY TABLET.......................................... ............................... 505
FOUR YEARS OLD. Poem. (Illustrated).............................L. TG'arner ................. 532
GALLANT OUTRIDERS, The. Poem. (Illustrated) ..................... Burt McMi llan ............... 249
GARDEN PARTY OF WILD ANIMALS, A. (Illustrated) ................. Elizabeth Lawrence ............ 583
GARRET ADVENTURE, A. (Illustrated) .............................. l M. M. D..................... 129
GENTLE ANGLER, The. (Illustrated).............................. .Pal Fort.................... 627
GERMAN STORY FOR TRANSLATION. (Illustrated) ...................... Clara dance ..................... 41
GERMAN STORY FOR TRANSLATION. (Illustrated)..................... L ......................... 229
GIRL'S VISIT TO THE GEYSERS, A. (Illustrated) ........ ........... Susie Cogswell.... ........... 333
GOOD BOY, There was a. Poem (Illustrated)...................................... ............... 83
GOWNS OF GOSSAMER. Poem....................................... Lucy Larcom .................. 444
GRANDFATHER'S STORY. (Illustrated) ............................................................. 192
GRANDMOTHER. (Illustrated).......................... .............Elsie G ....................... 17
HALF A LOAF IS BETTER THAN NO BREAD. Translation of French Story on page 86................. 170
HANS RYITZAR'S BREAKFAST. Translation of German Story on page 229 .............................. 303
HAYDN'S CHILDREN'S SYMPHONY. (Illustrated) ....... ............. James Jtidson Lord ............ 429
HERMANN, THE DEFENDER OF GERMANY ........................... A. Bradin.................. 22
HERONRY AMONG THE GNARLED PINES, The. (Illustrated) ......... C. A. Stephens............... .445
HIDDEN RILL, The. Poem................... .................. .William Cullen Bryant......... 136
HOME FROM THE PARTY. Poem. (Illustrated) ...................... Mary D. Brine ................ 408
HOME SERVICE, The. Poem........................................ .Mary D. Brine ............... 548
How A TINKER WROTE A NOVEL. (Illustrated) .....................Donald G. Mitchell. ............. 92
How CHARLIE CRACKED THE WORLD. (Illustrated) .................. "Aunt Fanny" ................ 717
How JAMIE HAD HIS OWN WAY .................................... ary N. Prescott .............. 202
How MEG CHANGED HER MIND. (Illustrated) ...................... Elizabeth Lawrence ............ 121
How MY HERO FOUND A NAME. (Illustrated) ...................... E. A. E........................ 605
How PERSIMMONS TOOK CAH OB DER BABY. Poem. (Illustrated). Lizzie W. Champney .......... 420
How ST. VALENTINE REMEMBERED MILLY. (Illustrated)............. Susan Coolidge ................ 218
How THE BULLFINCH IS TAUGHT TO SING. (Illustrated).............R. E. Hale......... .......... 243
How THE "GULL" WENT DOWN. (Illustrated) ...................... Rebecca Harding Davis......... 441
How THE HEAVENS FELL. (Illustrated).............................Rossiter 7ohnson ............... 193
How THE LITTLE BIRD WENT TO SEA. Poem. (Illustrated) ........F. V. W ..................... 61o
How THE SNOW CAME. Poem .....................................Annzie R. Annan............... 301
ICE IN INDIA. (Illustrated) .........................................M. E. Edwar-ds................. 714
INDIAN M OTHER, An. (Illustrated) ............................................................... 29
IN SUMMER TIME. Poem. (Illustrated) ............................ L. G. Varner.................. 578
IN THE WOOD. Poem. (Illustrated). .............................M. .M D. ...................... 424
INTRODUCTION .................................. .. .................. f. lf. D...................... I








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Is N'T IT SO ? Poem................................................ M D .................. 140
JACK FROST. Poem. .............................................. Celia Thaxter.................. 49
JAPANESE GAMES ........... ........................................ Icy Zo Hattori .......... .... 167
JENNER, EDWARD. (Illustrated).................................. Clarence Cook .................. 241
JIM CROW. (Illustrated) ........................................... Annabel Lee................... 647
JIMMYJOHNS' SAILOR-SUITS, The. (Illustrated) .................. .... .Abby kMorton Diaz.............. 425
JINGLES ...................................... .................. ...........6, 83, 196, 214,407, 492, 577
JOHANNA SEBUS. (Illustrated)...................................... . ohn Lewees................ 377
JOHN MARTIN'S SNOWBALL. Translation of French Story on page 151 ........................................... 228
JOLLY HARPER MAN .AND H-is GOOD FORTUNE, The Story of the. B wor.............
(Illustrated).......................... .................. 36
KINDERGARTEN CROW, The .......................................Charles Barnard............... 299
KITTEN. Acting Charade.............................................. ary Haines Gilbert.......... 373
KITTIWAKES, The. Poem ................ ........................... Celia Thaxter ................. 646
LA BOULE DE NEIGE DE JEAN MARTIN. For translation. (Illustrated)..Paula Fort.................. .. 151
LA PETITE PLUME ROUGE. For translation ................... ...... i.ary L. B. Branch ............ 366
LAST GUEST AT THE WEDDING, The. Picture, drawn by ........... .. Af. I. MacDonald .............. 448
LAST FLOWER OF IHE YEAR, The. Poem................... ...... Lucy LarcoNn ................. o107
LAST PIE, The..................................................... Alice Chadbourne ............. 301
LAW THAT COULD NOT BE BROKEN,' A. (Illustrated) ................ .oelS S. Stacy .................. 39
LE PETIT PARESSEUX. For translation ...............................A. A. C ...................... 740
LE SINGE FAVORI. For translation. (Illustrated) ................... H. D. Field .............. .... 591
LETTER FROM EGYPT, A. (Illustrated) ................ .............. Sarah Keables Hiuntl............ 693
LETTER FROM HOLSTEIN, A ................. .................. .. ..Mrs. CharlesA. Joy ............ 422
LIBRARY, Making a. (Illustrated) ................................... .ohn Lewees................... 78
LIFE-SAVING ON THE COAST. (Illustrated)............... ......... William H.. ............ 336
LIGHT-HOUSE, Under the. Poem .................................... Celia Thaxter ................. 37
LIGHT-HOUSES AND LIGHT-SHIPS, Our. (Illustrated)........... ..... WVilliam H. Rideing............. 725
LITTLE BEN AND THE SUNSHINE. (Illustrated) ...................... Kate Bloede................... 654
LITTLE BOY WHO WENT OUT TO SWIM, The. (Illustrated) ......... .Henry Howland ............. 632
LITTLE DOLL THAT LIED, The. Poem ..............................Sarah O. Jewett............... 595
LITTLE GIRL, A. Verse. (Illustrated) ............................. .. r H. B...................... 740
LITTLE GIRL'S DIARY, A Leaf from a. (Illustrated)..................Abby Morton Diaz............. 724
LITTLE GIRL WHO WOULD N'T EAT CRUSTS, The. Poem. (Illustrated). M. M ...................... 117
LITTLE GOO-GOO. Poem ............................................ Scott Campbell ................. 404
LITTLE GUSTAVA. Poem........................ .............. ...Celia Thaxter.................. 329
LITTLE HOUSE WITH THE GOLDEN THATCH. Verse..................L. F. B. ..................... 606
LITTLE RED FEATHER, The. Translation of French Story in April No.. ............................. 554
LITTLE REFORMERS, The. (Illustrated)............................o. .ossiter 7Johnson............... 462
LITTLE SAMBO AND THE BUTTERMILK PAIL
THE BUTTERMILK PAIL AND LITTLE SAMBO Pictures, drawn by....... S. McSpeden................... 668
THE BUTTERMILK PAIL AND LITTLE SAMBO )
LITTLE VIOLINIST, The. (Illustrated).............................. Thomas Bailey Aldrich......... 358
LITTLE "WIDE-AWAKE." Poem. (Illustrated)....................... iMay A. Lathbur)y............. 354
LOOK AHEAD. Poem ............................................... ohn, Hay. .................. 448
MAGIC KEYS, The. (Illustrated) ........ ......................... ames H. Flint................ 388
M AGIC PICTURES. (Illustrated)......................... ........... 1 V. M ...................... 520
MAKE-BELIEVE. Poem. (Illustrated) ................................ S. S. H ....................... 268
MAKING SNOW .......................... ............... James Richardson ............. 274
M AMIE'S LECTURE. (Illustrated) .................................................................. 300
MAN WHO SAT THE OLD YEAR OUT, The. Picture ............................................... 108
MANATEE, The. (Illustrated).................................... .Harriet M. Miller ............. 200
MARCH. Poem. (Illustrated) ........................ .. ..........M. M. D....................... 255
MICROSCOPE ON SHIPBOARD, The. (Illustrated) .................. .....A. attray ................... 527
MIEUX VAUT AVOIR LA MOITIt D'UN PAIN QUE NE PAS AVOIR DE f. f. D...................... 86
PAIN. For translation. (Illustrated) ...........................
MILD FARMER JONES AND THE NAUGHTY BOY. Poem. (Illustrated).. Theophilhs Higginbotham ....... 190
MISCHIEF IN THE STUDIO. A Pantomime. .......................... G. B. Bartlett ................. 238







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MISS FANSHAW'S TEA-PARTY ........................................ Evmma Burt ................... 394
MISSIONARY INSECTS, Some ......................................... Mary B. C. Slade.............. 576
MONKEY, The Pet. Translation of French Story in August No ...................................:.. 732
MOON CAME LATE, The. Verse. (Illustrated) ................ ................................ 69
MOOSE HUNT IN THE MAINE WOODS, A. (Illustrated) ............... C. A. Stephens ................. 205
MOVING OF THE BARN, The. (Illustrated) ......................... .Abby Morton Diaz ............. 602
MRS. POMEROY'S PAGE ................... ...................... Mary E. Bradley .............. 341
MRS. SLIPPERKIN'S FAMILY. (Illustrated).............. ............ Clara G. Dolliver .............. 469
MY FRIEND THE HOUSEKEEPER. (Illustrated) ....................... Sarah 0. Jewett ............... 650
MY LITTLE ONE CAME. Verse. (Illustrated) ........................M. D. ...................... 99
MY PET LAMB. (Illustrated) ........................................... .............. ........... 234
NAYLOR O' THE BOWL. (Illustrated) ............... ................ Rebecca Harding Davis ......... 65
NEST, The. Poem ................................................. . H ......................... 696
NEW REGULATION, A. Verse. (Illustrated) ...................... ........................... 128
NEW TOYS AND GAMES FOR THE CHILDREN .................. ....... ... ......................... 170
NICE OLD GENTLEMAN, A. (Illustrated) ................. ......... D G. ...................... 478
NIMPO'S TROUBLES. (Illustrated) ................. ................ Olive Thorne......I61, 210, 277, 355,
415, 473, 549
NOT AT ALL LIKE ME. Poem ...................................... argaret Eytinge............. 332
ODD FELLOW, An. (Illustrated)................. ................ Harriet M. Miller .......... 262
OH, NO! Poem. (Illustrated)............... ............ ................... . ... ........ 13
OLD DUTCH TIMES IN NEW YORK. (Illustrated) .................... W. Higginson .............. 674
OLD-FASHIONED HAT, An. (Illustrated) ............................. Olive Thorne .................. 7
OLD SIMON. Verse. (Illustrated) ................................................... ........... 77
OMNIBUS, The Autobiography of an. (Illustrated) .................... Louisa 4M. Alcott............... 719
PASSENGER PIGEONS ................... ........ ....... ...... M. T. ................ ... . 15
PEACH-BOY, The. (Illustrated) ...................................... Isaac Yaunkahama ............ 386
PETE. (Illustrated) .................. ............................ Lucy G. Morse................. 117
PETERKINS HAD A LATE DINNER, Why the .......................... Lucretia P. Hale............... 518
PETERKINS' SUMMER JOURNEY, The................................ Lucretia P. Hale............... 673
PETER PARROT. Poem ............................................. Rose Terry Cooke .............. 263
PONY EXPRESS, The. (Illustrated) .................................. Major Traverse ................ 641
POPSEY'S POSIES. (Illustrated) ...................................... Lizzie W. Chamfiney ........... 607
PRAIRIE FIRES. Poem. (Illustrated) ............................... Eudora May Stone ............. 629
PRINCES IN THE TOWER, The. (Illustrated) ................... .... . 3f. D...................... 146
PUSSY'S CLASS. Poem. (Illustrated) ................................ 4M. D ...................... 656
PYGMY FAMILIES, The Deaf and Dumb. (Illustrated) ............... .ames H. Flint................ 701
QUEEN O' MAY, The. Poem. (Illustrated)................. ........ M. M. D ...................... 392
RABBIT ON THE WALL, The. Picture, from a sketch by.............. W. Brooks .................... 472
RASCALLY SANDY .............................. ....................... obertDale Owen.............. 269
REIECCA, THE DRUMMER. (Illustrated)............................ Charles Barnard............... 503
ROBIIE PLAYS IN THE WATER ...................................... Olive Thorne. ................. 628
ROBIN'S NEST, The. Poem. (Illustrated) .......................... C. F. Jackson ................. 428
ROOM FOR ONE M ORE. Picture ................................................. ............... 348
ROSES AND FORGET-ME-NOTS. (Illustrated) .......................... Loutisa f. Alcott............... 250
SAM QUIMBY'S ART SUMMER. (Illustrated) ..........................Fanny Barrow................. 95
SANCTI PETRI JEDES SACRA. For translation. (Illustrated) ........... H. HMorse .................. 493
SEA, By the. (Illustrated)..........................................Noah Brooks.................... 10
SHAG, The. Poem. (Illustrated) ................................... Celia Thaxter ................. 517
SILENT. Acting Charade ............................................Mary L. Ritter ................. 124
SLEEPING BLOODHOUND, The. (Illustrated) ............................. ...................... 328
SMALL VESSELS AND GREAT BUILDERS. (Illustrated)................. Fannie RoperFeudge........... 513
SNOWED IN. (Illustrated) .................. ...................... Martha Thomas ............ 257
SPRING WORKMAN, A. Picture ............. ....... ............ ..... .... ............ . .... 367
STORY TO BE TOLD, A. Pictures by ................................. Wm. Cruikshanks.............. 617
ST. PETER'S CHURCH. Translation of Latin Sketch in June No..................................... 589
SUN AND THE STARS, The. Poem. (Illustrated)....................M M. D........... ........ 455








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SWEETHEART'S VALENTINE. Poem. (Illustrated).....................Mary E. C. Wyeth............. 217
SYDENHAM, A Day at...... ....................... ................. Elizabeth Lawrence ............. 76
TAKEN AT HIS WORD. (Illustrated) ......................SarPel.........izeh St t 316
TARGET COMPANY, A Model. Picture, drawn by ......................F. W. Chapman .. ............ 718
TEN LITTLE GENTLEMEN. Verse. (Illustrated) ............... .................................... 458
"THIS IS OUR BABY." Picture, from a drawing by .................... W. Brooks .................... 519
TOAD, A. Poem................... ............................. Elizabeth Akers Allen .......... 544
TOM GIP, The Story of. (Illustrated) ................................"Autnt Fanny"................. 44
TOMMY HOPPER'S CHOICE. (Illustrated)............................ PaulFort............ ...... 4
TRANSFORMED STOCKINGS, The. Verse. (Illustrated)................Master Sam Quimby............ III
TREE-TOP, In the. Poem ................ ........................Lucy Larcom ... ........... 17
TRIO, The. Poem. (Illustrated) ................................. Mary A. Lathbur................ 283
Two CARRIAGES, The. (Illustrated) ................................. Mrs. Chanter. ................ 456
" Two LITTLE GIRLS ARE BETTER THAN ONE." Verse.............. .iA. M. D ...................... 650
UNHAPPY MOTHER, An. Picture, drawn by ..........................L. Y. Hopkins................. 555
VENUS' FLOWER-BASKET. (Illustrated) ............................... M ary St. _M aur ................ 697
WATABORE, The Giant. (Illustrated)..................... .........L. M. .D. ..................... 56
WATER DOLLY, The. (Illustrated) .................................. Sarah O. Jewett ............... 52
WHALEMAN'S GHOST, A. (Illustrated) ............................... H. Woodbury............... 579
WHAT MAY HAPPEN WHEN LITTLE BOYS PLAY LEAP-FROG TOO
Frank Beard........... ....... 205
M UCH. Picture, drawn by ..................................... Fran
WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN TO A LITTLE BOY WHO WILL NOT HAVE HIS
Frank Beard .................. 477
HAIR BRUSHED. Picture, drawn by ............................
WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN EXPECTED. (Illustrated) ................. .Frank R. Stockton... .24, 88, 112, 222,
244, 362, 380, 487, 522, 611, 634, 733
WHAT'S THE FUN ? Poem. (Illustrated) ........................... Olive A. Wadsworth............ 180
WHAT THE CHRIST-CHILD BROUGHT. (Illustrated)..................... Mary Lockwood ............... 141
WHAT THE STORK SAW. (Illustrated) ............................. Hetta Lord Hayes Ward........ 284
WHAT THE WORM COULD AND DID DO. (Illustrated) ............. .. Aargaret Fytinge ............. 13
WHICH IS CAUGHT? (Illustrated) ...................... ..... ................................. 34
WHO PRINTED THE FIRST BIBLE ? (Illustrated) ......................Donald G. Mlitchell ............ 313
WILLIE'S LITTLE BROWN SISTER ................................. Jane Grey Swissheli .......... 589
WILLY BY THE BROOK. Poem. (Illustrated)........................A. D.D..................... 31
WONDERFUL RIVER, The. (Illustrated)..............................PaulFort........... ......... 99
WONDERS OF SCIENCE, One of the ................. ................Augustus Holmes .............. 197
WOOD-CARVING. (Illustrated) ................ .................... George A. Sawyer... 84,215, 346, 592
WOODMAN AND THE SANDAL-TREE, The. Poem .................... William Cullen Bryant......... 2
WORLD ROUND, Is the. (Illustrated) ................. ............. W. Preston ................. 133
WRECKED AT HOME. (Illustrated).................. .................Noah Brooks ................264, 349
W RONG BIRD, The. (Illustrated) .................................... Paul Fort ..................... 345
WRONG WAY, Looking the. Translation of German Story on page 41.... Clara Hance ................... 74
YA-SEK. (Illustrated) ......................... ........................ ary G. Wiungate .............. 30
YELLOW COTTAGE, The. Poem. (Illustrated) ........................ Marion Douglass .............. 75
ZEBRA, The. (Illustrated) ......................................................................... 9

DEPARTMENTS.
JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT.
Jack Explains Himself-Combing your Hair with your Skate-straps-What Coal comes from-A Conundrum
-A Tallow-Tree-The Bread of Reconciliation-Grandmother's Cook-Book, 46; Leave the House-India-
Rubber Trees-Night-Schools-A Stretch of Gold-A New Conundrum-Trees upon Stilts-A Very Funny
Book-The Ten Little Black Boys-The Best Pathfinders-Organ Mountains, Ioo; A Floating College-
He Began it First-The Foolish Tadpoles-The Pacific Cable-Quips and Catches-Bad Reading-Easy
Spelling-Lesson for Big Folk, 172; -St.' Valentine's Day-The Boy and Girl in the Moon-Caroline and
Mary-Queer Talking-House-breaking and Burglary-Quantity of Salt in the Ocean-A Hindoo Letter-
Cold Weather Talk-Eight New Conundrums, 236; March-Butter, from a Classical Point of View-The
Geologist and the Farmer-A Very Big Leaf and Flower-Learn from Baby-Theirs by Right-Charcoal
and Diamonds-Take it Back-A New Riddle-Looking and Seeing-The Reason Why-Something Jac1-








Viii CONTENTS.


JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT-Continued.
has Noticed-Men-Fashions-A Wise Law for Judges-Special Despatch, 306; "April Fool!"-A Sober
Word-The Dandy of the Desert-A Sad Story-Kites-Soap Plants-Crimes and Casualties-A Boy
is a Boy-A Take-Down-A Conundrum, 370; Heliotropes on the Island of Java-Low Spirits-Pet'
Spiders-The Splendid Tro-gon-A Frenchman's Translation-A Cannon that Fires Itself Off-A Water-
Cushion-Wax and Wax Flowers-Horehound-A Few Conundrums, 434; A Letter from Scotland-The
Gift of the Nile-A Blind Schoolma'am-A Truth-The New Comet-The Grass-Tree-A Costly Burial-
Robe-The Golden Plant-A Snake at Sea-More Conundrums, 496; Wild Turkeys and Pecan Nuts-Mad
Wolves-Lofty Language-Over Seventy Years Ago-Blue-Stockings-German Emigrants-Attention, Com-
pany !-Trees Under the Sea-A Word for Horses-A Bird that Can't Fly-Patent Bubbles, 558; Water on
Fire-Geese and Lightning-Built of Sea-Shells-Ants in Central America-Why Penknives ?-A Funny
Encampment-Water Running Up Hill-Ocean Gardens-It's Vacation! 620; Wax without Bees-Jack
Catches Something-Better Things-Nut-Lamps-Pic-nic Puzzles-A Tree that Keeps a Standing Army-
Piano-forte Keys-A Live Lantern-Black and Colored, 682; October-Good News-Meteors-Paying Him
Back-Three Sunrises a Day-Scotch Pig-Sleepy-Plant-The Beach of St. Michael, 744.
THE LETTER Box................. ..................................308, 372, 436, 498, 560, 622, 684, 746
THE RIDDLE Box. (Illustrated)......................47, 103, 175, 239, 310, 375, 439, 501, 562, 624, 686, 749
BOOKS AND MUSIC FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ............................ .. .44, 102, 174, 310, 500, 624, 686, 748
LITTLE FOLKS' PAGE. (Illustrated).
Major-What's in the Basket ?-Child's Prayer, 33; Bell and Kate, 98; Bertie, 169; My Pet Lamb, 234;
Red-top Seeing the World-Good Old Sam, 304; The Willow Whistle, 368; Not such a Noddy as he Looked,
432; Playing Circus, 494; Pompey and the Fly-The Mouse and the Bumble-Bee, 556; Doctor Willie-
Froggy Boggy, 618; The Story of the Little Red Hen-" When the Moon is Shining Brightly," 680; The
Cunning Little Lamb that Knew all About It, 742.
FRONTISPIECES.
Willy by the Brook, I; The Wonderful River, 49; The Princes in the Tower, 105 ; In Sister's Care, 177;
Edward Jenner, 241; Statue of Gutenberg at Strasburg, Germany, 313; Johanna Sebus, 377; Ready for
Action, 441; An American Army of Two, 503; The First Looking-Glass, 565; The Gentle Angler, 627;
Mutual Terror, 689.

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS TO VOL. I
Charlotte Adams C. P. Cranch Augustus Holmes M. D. Ruff
Louisa M. Alcott Arthur Crosby Oliver Howard S. B. C. Samuels
Thomas Bailey Aldrich Rebecca Harding Davis Henry Howland George A. Sawyer
Elizabeth Akers Allen Abby Morton Diaz Sarah Keables Hunt Mary B. C. Slade
Annie R. Annan Charles Dimitry C. F. Jackson Roswell-Smith
Charles Barnard Silas Dinsmore Sarah O. Jewett Joel S. Stacy
Fanny Barrow Mary Mapes Dodge Rossiter Johnson C. A. Stephens
G. B. Bartlett N. S. Dodge Mrs. Charles A. Joy Mary St. Maur
Clara Doty Bates Clara G. Dolliver Lucy Larcom Frank R. Stockton
James C. Beard Sophie Dorsey Mary A. Lathbury Marian Stockton
Nellie Binckley Marion Douglass Elizabeth Lawrence Eudora May Stone
Kate Bloede Edith A. Edwards Annabel Lee Jane Grey Swisshelm
E. A. Bradin M. E. Edwards John Lewees Celia Thaxter
Mary E. Bradley Margaret Eytinge Mary Lockwood Martha M. Thomas
Mary L. B. Branch Aunt Fanny James Judson Lord Olive Thorne
Mary D. Brine Fannie R. Feudge Cyrus Martin, jr. Z. Topelius
Noah Brooks H. D. Field Burt McMillan Mary Thacker
William Cullen Bryant James H. Flint Harriet M. Miller Major Traverse
Emma Burt Paul Fort Donald G. Mitchell J. T. Trowbridge
Hezekiah Butterworth Ethel C. Gale Annie Moore Martha Van Marter
M. F. Butts Mary Haines Gilbert J. H. Morse F. Van Wagenen
Gussie S. Campbell Helen Hunt Lucy G. Morse Olive A. Wadsworth
Alice Chadbourne Lucretia P. Hale Robert Dale Owen H. L. H. Ward
Lizzie W. Champney R. E. Hale Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Charles Dudley Warner
Mrs. Chanter Clara Hance Virginia C. Phoebus L. G. Warner
A. A. Chapman Bret Harte Mary N. Prescott Belle White
Susie Cogswell C. C. Haskins J. W. Preston Alice Williams
H. H. Colquitt Ichy Zo Hattori Prof. A. Rattray Mary G. Wingate
Clarence Cook John Hay James Richardson J. H. Woodbury
Rose Terry Cooke Theophilus Higginbotham William H. Rideing Mary E. C. Wyeth.
Susan Coolidge T. W. Higginson Mary L. Ritter Isaac Yaunkahama

















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