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Title: St. Nicholas
Uniform Title: St. Nicholas (New York, N.Y.)
Alternate Title: Saint Nicholas
Physical Description: 68 v. : ill. ; 25-30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Publisher: Scribner
Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: -c1943
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Subject: Children's literature -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 67, no. 4 (Feb. 1940) ; v. 70, no. 1 (Mar. 1943)-v. 70, no. 4 (June 1943).
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with: Vol. 1, no. 1, Nov. 1873.
Numbering Peculiarities: Suspended Mar. 1940-Feb. 1943; vols. 68-69 omitted.
Issuing Body: Published by: Century, Aug. 1881- ; by Educational Pub. Corp. -1940; by St. Nicholas Magazine, 1943.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 12 (Oct. 1875); title from cover.
General Note: Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge.
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"FLY! THE ENEMY COMES!"

[A BOY'S SERVICE.]







NICHOLAS


SCRIBNER'S


ILLUSTRATED


MAGAZINE


FOR GIRLS AND BOYS,


CONDUCTED BY


MARY


MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME VI.
NOVEMBER, 1878, TO NOVEMBER, 1879.


SCRIBNER & CO., NEW YORK.


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Copyright by SCRIBNER & CO., 1879.


PRESS OF FRANCIS HART & CO.
NEW-YORK.


















CONTENTS VOLUME VI.







PAGE,
ADVENTURE ON AN ICEBERG, An. (Illustrated) ........................Dr. Isaac I. layes. ........ 305
AGAMEMNON'S CAREER.................................................Lucretia P. Hale........... 682
AMERICAN MARDI-GRAS, The. (Illustrated by J. Wells Champney) ......... .. fMay Hartwell Calhe;wooad. 336
APPLES OF IDUNA, The............ ...... ........ .......... ............Heen E. Smith. .......... 469
APRIL TABLET. Drawn by....................................... ..... .Robert Blun ............ 389
AQUARIUM AT BRIGHTON, The. (Illustrated by R. Sayer from Photographs). .Emma D. Southwick....... 644
ARITHMETIC OF GINGERBREAD,'The. ........................ ..... Mary B. Willard. ......... 434
AVOIDING THE HEATED TERM. Picture ......................... ............................... 653
BABY'S MORNING, The. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard) ...................Sarah E. Chester. ......... 640
BACHELOR, An Old. A Happy Couple. Two Pictures ............................................. 403
BACK OF THE WATER-FALL. A Fish Fairy-tale. (Illustrated by Alfred Kappes) Adelaide F. Samuels ........ 686
BARBAULD, ANNA LETITIA. (Illustrated with Portrait) ...................... Kate Brownlee Hfarton. ..... 506
BEATING THE BOUNDS. (Illustrated by Kate Greenaway). .................. Thomas lHghes ........... 389
BECKY'S SURPRISE DAY................... .......................... e .ic.Hene. hicks. ...... 658
BEHIND THE WHITE BRICK. (Illustrated) ................................ Frances H. BzSrnett ....... 169
BESIEGED BY A RHINOCEROS. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly) ..............David Ker. .............. 248
BIG BEAR OF WANNETOLA, The. A True Story. (Illustrated by W. L. D ,r. I. E. Nagle .. 471
Sheppard) ..................................................... .
BIRDS SAID, What the. Poem. (Illustrated by Fidelia Bridges).... .......Margaret Vandegrift ....... 182
BIRTHDAY RHYMES.................................................. .Katharine Hanson ......... 245
BLOOM. Poem. (Illustrated by R. Riordan)..............................Bessie Hill ............... 323
BLOSSOM-BOY OF TOKIO. (Illustrated by Japanese Artists) ................ Wm. Elliot Grifis.......... 588
BLOWN AWAY. (Illustrated by W. Taber) .................................. Cares Barnard ........... 600
BOARDING-SCHOOL, A. (Illustrated by F. S. Church) ......................EE. Miller............... 396
BOB's MISSIONARY WORK. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.) ............... .Louise Stockton............ 716
BossY ANANIAS. (Illustrated by Mrs. J. S. Daniels) ....................... Louise Seymour Houghton.. 500
Box OF BOOKs, A Curious ............ .................................. H. D. M ................. 526
BOY AND THE BROOK, The. Verses. (Illustrated by J. A. Mitchell). ...... Laura E. Richards........ 541
BOY ASTRONOMER, The. (Illustrated by C. S. Reinhart)............ ..... Harriet Prescott Spoford.378, 441
BOY'S SERVICE, A. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.)........................ .Elizabeth Underhill........ I
BURDOCK BOY AND GIRL, The. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) .............. ary L. B. Branch........ 839
" BUTTERED PEASE," IN CHOCTAW. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins).......... .Frederic Palmer .......... 765
CALLING THE FLOWERS. Poem. (Illustrated by Kate Greenaway) .......... .Mary Mapes Dodge........ 332
CANDLE, A Wonderful. (Illustrated title by R. Sayer)..................... .."Aunt Fanny "............ 309
CAN YOU? Verses...................................................... Mary E. Folsom......... 93
CARNIVAL, The-American. (Illustrated by J. Wells Champney) ..............Mary Harvwell Catherwood. 336
CATCHING THE CAT. Poem ........................................... Mfargaret -.. ......... 618
CATS FROM PERSIA, Pet. (Illustrated by E. Foote). .................. ..Kate Foote................ 342
CHATEAU D'OIRON, The. (Illustrated). ............ ...... .......... .. .Katharine Cameron ........ 711
CHICKEN LIZZIE. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis)............................ L Duykwood ............. 94
CHILD AND THE IMAGE, The. (Illustrated by W. J. Hennessy)............. .Moncure D. Conway ....... 597
CHILDREN'S DAY AT ST. PAUL'S. (Illustrated by Kate Greenaway) ......... N. D'Anvers ............. 148
CHRISTMAS BELLS. Picture ............... .................. ................................... 163







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CHRISTMAS FIRE-SIDE, One. Picture .. ..................................... ............ ......... 194
CHRISTMAS PAGE, A. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard). ............................................... 168
CHUB AND HOPPERGRASS. (Illustrated by the Author) ...................... Charles Stuart Pratt ....... 504
CICADA. Poem........... ......... ............................ C. P. Cranch .............. 25
CITY SPARROWS. Poem ............................................... Edgar Fawcett............ 662
CLOTHES, The New. A Story for the times.............................. "Aunt Fanny"......... .. 121
COMET STRUCK THE EARTH, How a. (Illustrated by George Bell and Edward C. Kemble ... 54
Howard Pyle)..................................... .. .. ..........
COMING HOME. Poem. (Illustrated from a painting by John Phillip, R. A.)..Mary Mapes Dodge........ 73
COMPANY TO SUPPER ...................................... ......... Frances Lee............... 585
DANDY CAT, The Sad Story of the. Verse. (Illustrated)....................Laura E. Richards......... 254
DARK DAY, The. (Illustrated by Thomas Moran).......................... Ella A. Drinkwater....... 26
DEW IN THE ROSE, The ............................................... Mary A. Lathbury......... 375
DICK'S SUPPER. Verses. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) .................... Mrs. E. T. Corbett......... 328
DOING HER BEST. Picture, drawn by................................... Jessie McDermot ........... 668
DOMINO GAMES, New. (Illustrated).... ................................. Arlo Bates................ 294
DORY FISHING. (Illustrated by Granville Perkins).........................Frank H. Converse.......... 565
DRU's RED SEA. (Illustrated by Walter Shirlaw).......................... ary A. Parsons........... 561
DUKE LEOPOLD'S STONE. Poem. (Illustrated by Alfred Fredericks)....... Mary E. Bradley .......... 784
EAVES, THE FLOWERS AND THE SWALLOWS, The. (Illustrated) ............ Emma Burt............... 1no
ELISABETH'S ROSEN. Story in German for Translation...................... .Katharine Jackson......... 133
ELIZABETH'S ROSES. Translation of Story in German....................... Annie B. Parker.......... 347
EYEBRIGHT. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman) .......................... Susan Coolidge .... 236, 317, 384
445, 535, 604, 670, 721, 792
FAIRIES' GIFT, The. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ................. .Palmer Cox............... 524
FISH THAT CATCHES FISH FOR ITS MASTER, A. (Illustrated by Daniel C. John Leees. ............. 542
Beard) ................ .......................... ............... .
FLAME OF A STREET LAMP, The. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly).......... Frederic Palmer........... 372
FROLICSOME FLY, The. (Illustrated)...................................S. F. Clarke.............. 762
FUNNIEST GENERAL IN ALL THE WORLD, The......................... .. Hezekiah Butterworth...... 191
GLORIES." (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard). .............................. Sarah Winter Kellogg ...... 616
GOETHE, The Child-Life of. (Illustrated) ..................................Mary Lockwood............ 690
GOLD LOCKS AND SILVER LOCKS. Poem. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman). Celia Thaxter............. 192
GOLDSMITH, OLIVER. (Illustrated with Portrait). ........................ .Rossiter Johnson .......... 570
GOURD AND THE OAK, The. (Illustrated by the Author) ................... Howard Pyle.............. 462
GRAVE IN THE FOREST, The. Poem .................................... Janet Hay ................. 799
GREEN COVERS AND BROWN. (Illustrated with Portrait of Oliver Goldsmith).Rossiter Johnson .......... 570
GREENWICH (England). (Illustrated by the Author)........................W. L. Sheppard........... 520
GRETELEIN AND HER QUEER STOVE. (Illustrated by Howard Pyle)....... Rosamond Dale Owen...... 745
GRoTIUS, THE HISTORIAN...............................................H. D M ................. 526
HABITS, A Few of Our......... ............................ ..........M C. Holmes............. 668
HALF A DOZEN HOUSEKEEPERS. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman) ........Katharine D. Smith, 48, 125, 158
HALF-TIMER, The. (Illustrated by Thomas Moran) ........................ Charles Barnard.......... 257
HAMMOCK, How to Make a. (Illustrated) ........... .. .. ........... Charles L. Norton......... 619
HANDSOME HANS. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly)........................ Mrs. Minnie Von Funcke... 23
HAY FOOT STRAW FOOT! (Illustrated by James E. Kelly) ............John Lewees .............. 614
HEIMDALL. Poem............. .................................... Augusta Larned........... 277
HELMETS AND VIOLETS. Poem............................ ........ Ruth Mariner ........... 729
HERCULES-JACK. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins).............................E. L. Bynner............ 663
HER FAN AND HER FURS. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard). ............... Constance Mario n.......... 731
How THE LAMBKINS WENT SOUTH. Verses. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins)..Mrs. E. T. Corbett........ 518
ITALIAN FAIRY TALES. (Illustratedby Alfred Fredericks).................. T. F. Crane ............... 10
I WISH I WAS A MAN. 78
I WISH I WAS A WOMAN. Pictures, drawn by..........................Addie Ledyard........... 79
JERRY'S BABY ELEPHANT. (Illustrated by James C. Beard) .................Mary Handerson .......... 452
"JETTIE," The Voyage of the. Poem. (Illustrated) ..................... John Greenleaf Whittier.... 145
JINGLES .................................................... 84, 115, 244, 245, 685, 689, 716, 747, 783, 818








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JOLLY FELLOWSHIP, A. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly) .................... Frank R. Stockton ... 13, 85, 20o
283, 349, 415, 480, 509, 572, 646, 749, 812
JOTTINGS VERSUS DOINGS. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis) ................... Margaret H. Eckerson...... 278
JUMPING-JACK, The Origin of the......................................... L. Beman........... .... 267
KAISERBLUMEN, The. Poem. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman)........... Celia Thaxter............. 633
KING ALFRED'S LANTERN. (Illustrated) .................................. Amanda B. Harris........ 98
KING OF MAY, The. Poem. (Illustrated)...............................Mary Mapes Dodge ....... 433
KING'S CHURCH, The. A Swedish Legend..................... ............... ............. 167
KING WICHTEL THE FIRST. Translation. (Illustrated).....................Julius Sturn.............. 398
KITCHEN-GARDEN, Little Housemaids of the New York. (Illustrated by Olive horne....... 403
Jessie Curtis ..................................................
LA CHANSON DE L'HIVER. For Young Students in French. ................ Mariana B. Slade .......... 292
LAND OF THE POWDER-PLAYERS, The. (Illustrated) ......................Ernest I ......... 436
LATE Picture, drawn by.................................................. G. Francis.............. 436
LAWN TENNIS, The Game of. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ................... H. Boardman.......... 655
LEFT BEHIND. Picture .................................... ........ ................... 156
LITTLE BIG WOMAN AND THE BIG LITTLE GIRL, The. Verses. (Illus-
lMary Mapes Dodge, ....... 383
treated by Kate Greenaway) ........................................ .. 383
LITTLE ELSIE. Verses..................................................Laura Ledyard............ 571
LITTLE GIRL'S WONDER, A. Poem. (Illustrated)........... ...... oraPer............... 479
LITTLE HOUSEMAIDS AT THE NEW YORK KITCHEN-GARDEN. (Illustrated Olive Thorne.....
by Jessie Curtis).................................................. )
LITTLE NICHOLAS, AND HOw HE BECAME A GREAT MUSICIAN. (Illustrated) .James H. Flint............ 274
LITTLE PURITANS. (Illustrated by George L. Barnes).......................Horace E. Scudder......... 369
LOBSTER'S VICTORY, The. Poem. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ...........A bbe Reed ................ 810
LONGITUDE NAUGHT. (Illustrated by the Author).......................... W. L. Sheppard........... 520
LOOK-OUT TREE, The. (Illustrated by Thomas Moran) .................... Fred Beverly ............. 58
MAGICIAN'S LESSON, The. Acting Play ................................. B. Bartlett ............... 60
MALAYAN DANCES, Some. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly) .................. Fannie Roper Feudge ...... 165
MAY-FLOWERS, The. (Illustrated by Miss J. E. Dodge)....................Annie Moore.............. 451
MECHANICAL PIGEON, The. (Illustrated).................. .............. Charles Barnard........... 357.
MICROSCOPE, AND WHAT I SAW THROUGH IT, The. (Illustrated) .......... Mrs. Mary Treat.......... 116
MIGNONETTE. Poem. (Illustrated by Helena De Kay)....................Susan Coolidge ........... 499
M ILTON. (Three Portraits) ..............................................E. mma Burt............... 411
MISSISSIPPI CHOWDER, A. (Illustrated by W. Taber)..................... Mary Norwest ............ 635
MISTAKE, A. Poem. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard)....................... Mary Mapes Dodge........ 33
MISTLETOE-GATHERING IN NORMANDY. (Illustrated by W. J. Hennessy)... .Margaret Bertha :!i.. ... 117
MONASTERY, A CURIOUS. (Illustrated)....................................J. L....................... 832
MONKEYS AND DOGS TO THE FRONT. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ........Mary Mapes Dodge........ 40
MOROCCO; THE LAND OF THE POWDER-PLAYERS. (Illustrated) ...........Ernest Ingersoll........... 436
MOST THOROUGHLY EDUCATED YOUNG LADY IN MISS NEAL'S SCHOOL, The. Pfe Ledyard .... 28
(Illustrated by James C. Beard). .......................... ... .. ....... e
MUCHACHO OF THE MEXICAN CAMP, A. (Illustrated by the Author)..... Mary Hallock Foote ........ 79
MUZZLE QUESTION, Discussing the. Picture, drawn by. ...................." Chip" .................. 613
MY COLOR. Verses ...................................................... Marcia D. Bradbury....... 474
NABOB AND THE TROUT, The. Picture and Jingle, by .....................L. .Hopkins ............... 84
NANNIE'S LITTLE MUFF. (Illustrated) .................................. Mazy Bolles Branch....... 329
NAN, THE NEWSBOY. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly) ...................... W. H. Bishop............. 677
NAPOLEON, Young Louis. (Illustrated with a Portrait) .................. .... Paul For t................. 766
NEST ON WHEELS, The. A True Story. (Illustrated by Alfred Kappes) ..... Charles Barnard........... 264
NEW DOMINO GAMES. (Illustrated) .................................... ..Arlo Bates ................ 294
NID NODDING. Poem. (Illustrated)..................................... Lucy Larcom .............. 564
NOAH'S ARK ASHORE. (Illustrated by Hermann Faber) ................... .F. L. Oswiald............. 823
NOCTURNE FOR LITTLE HANDS. Music. (Illustrated)................... ~.W. c. Bassford.......... 220
"No, MA'AM! I DID N'T COME TO SHOOT BIRDS." Picture ......................................... 812
NORA'S OIL-WELL. (Illustrated by W. Taber)............................ Sophie Swett.............. 757
OBSTINATE WEATHER-COCK, The. (Illustrated by Alfred Kappes)........... Horace E. Scudder......... 312







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OFF FOR BOY-LAND. Poem..................................... ........Emma Huntington Nason .. 743
OLD STONE BASIN, The. Poem. (Illustrated by Alfred Kappes) ............ Susan Coolidge ............ 164
ON A MAN'S BACK. (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly)...........................Horace Baker............ 809
ONE SUMMER DAY. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.) .................... ...A.E. B. .................. 740
ON THE BEACH. Picture........................ ................... ...... ................... 661
ON W HEELS. Illustrated ................... ...........................John Lewees ............... 736
ORIENTAL BOTTLES AND WELLS AND HOW THEY ARE MADE. (Illustrated). .Fannie Roper Feudge ...... 324
PAGANINI. (Illustrated) ................................... ..........James H. Flint ............ 274
PANTHER, A Morning Call from a. (Illustrated). ................... ....... David Ker-. ............... 401
PARTY, The. Jingle ................................... ............. F. B .............. 685
PATRIOTIC MARCH. For Four Little Hands. Music........................ Wm. A. Bassford.......... 622
PAUL JONES OF OVERLOOK MOUNTAIN. A True Story. (Illustrated by
James E. Kelly)......................................... ...Laura Winthrop Johnson... II
PEASE BOYS, The. Verses. (Illustrated by Frank Beard)................... .Mary L. B. Branch ........ 654
PERSIA, Pets from. (Illustrated by E. Foote)........ .................. Kate Foote ...... ......... 342
PETERKINS DECIDE TO STUDY THE LANGUAGES, The. .................... .Lucretia P. Hale .......... 81
PETERKINS', THE EDUCATIONAL BREAKFAST AT THE ...................... Lucretia P. Hale.......... 818
PETERKINS', MODERN IMPROVEMENTS AT THE .............. ...........Lucretia P. Hale........... 245
PETERKINS.-AGAMEMNON'S CAREER. ................. .................. .Lucretia P. .Hale......... 682
PETE'S CHRISTMAS-TREE. Poem. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.) ..........J. H. Andrews............ 203
" PINAFORE," JIMMY'S CRUISE IN THE. (Illustrated by George White) ..... Louisa M. Alcott ........... 777
PIRATES OF THE CHINESE COAST. (Illustrated by the Author) ..............Julian 0. Davidson ..... ... 748
PLAYTHING SKY, The. Verses. (Illustrated)........................ ....... W. De Forest ........... 348
POLLY HERSEY'S PET. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.) ................... Win. M. F. Round ......... 292
PONIES, A Day with the. (Illustrated from a Plotograph) ...................Josephine Norman ........ 123
PooR LITTLE MOTHER, A. Poem ....................... .............. Mary L. Bolles Branch..... 597
POOR RELATIONS, The. (Illustrated by George L. Barnes) ..................Paul Fort ................ 34
PRINCE, The Story of a. (Illustrated)....... ..............................Paul Fort................. 766
PUCK AND THE BUTTERFLY. Jingle. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren) ....... M. F. B................... 716
PUZZLING PICTURE, A. (Illustrated by J. F. Runge)...................... Charles Barnard........... 532
QUEEN, A. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard) ......................... ..... E. Bennett............. 744
RAILROAD IN THE AIR, The. (Illustrated by R. Sayer).................... Charles Barnard........... 800
RAIL, TOWED BY. (Illustrated) ...................................... .J. L. Bunnel. ............. 7
RATTLE-TE-BANG. Verses ............................................... .Mary Sparkes Wheeler...... 603
RED RIDING-HOOD AND THE WOLF. Picture drawn by .................... Gustave Dord .............. 314
RENAISSANCE, The ................................................... May Lloyd ............... 314
REVE, The. (Illustrated by Daniel C. Beard) .............................. John Lewees. ............... 542
REWARD OF VIRTUE, The. Verses ....................................... Q. Smith............... 377
RHINOCEROS, Besieged by a. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly) ................ David Ker ................ 248
ROBIN AND THE TROUT, The. Verses ....................................Nathaniel Niles........... 831
ROBIN GOODFELLOW AND HIS FRIEND BLUETREE. (Illustrated by the Author) Howard Pyle .............. 533
ROSEBUD. Poem ......................... ............... ........ Lucy Larcom .............. 711
ROYAL BONBON, The. (Illustrated by Walter Shirlaw) ................ ..... Nora Perry ................ 544
ROYAL CHILDREN, A Talk about. (Illustrated)............................. E.B. T.................. 581
RUDOLPH DON PEDRO LIVINGSTONE. (Illustrated by Frank Bellew) ....... F. H. G. B................ 475
RUMPTY-DUDGET'S TOWER. A Fairy Tale. (Illustrated by Alfred Fredericks).Julian Hawthorne..198, 269, 333
SAD STORY OF THE DANDY CAT, The. Verses. (Illustrated) ............. Laura E. Richards ......... 254
ST. PAUL'S, Children's Day at. (Illustrated by Kate Greenaway) ........... N. D'Anvers.............. 148
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY, Our Artist on. Picture, drawn by. .................. .Hary Blashfield. .......... 236
SCHNITZEN, The. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly). ......................... M. A. Edwards ........... 528
SCHOOL IN THE WOODS, The........................................... Maurice Thompson.......... 837
SECOND TRIAL, A ... ....... ................ .. ...................... Sarah Winter .Kellogg...... 497
SECRET, MR. CAROTHERS'. (Illustrated) ................................ Author of "Dab .Kinzer".. 786
SHE COULD N'T. A Story for Big Girls. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.) ... .Kate Gannett Wells ........ 462
SHINING LITTLE HOUSE, The. Poem. (Illustrated)........................ H. .................... 235
SHOWER, The. Poem............. ................................. Anna Boynton Averill...... 531
SHOWER AND FLOWER. Poem ............................. ............ Lucy Larcom .............. 397







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SING-SONG. Poem. (Illustrated).......................... ............Mary N. Prescott........ 445
SISTERS, The Three. (Illustrated by William Page) .......................... ................... ..... 228
SIXTY MINUTES MAKE AN HOUR. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis) ........... .Margaret Eytinge .......... 207
SMILING DOLLY, The. Verses. (Illustrated by'Addie Ledyard).............Mary Mapes Dodge..... .. .120
SNAKES AND BIRDS. (Illustrated) .................................. .Ernest Ingersoll............ Io8
SOME CHILDREN ROAM THE FIELDS AND HILLS. Verses.................. Bessie Hill ................ 259
SONG. From the Author's Unpublished Writings..........................T Theodore Winthrop......... 175
SONG OF EASTER, A. Poem .......................................... Celia Thaxter.............. 374
SouL FOR MUSIC, A. Picture, drawn by..................................S. A. Rankin .............. 715
So WISE. Verse ...................................................... Adelaide F. Waters......... 747
SPIDER, Some Fun with a Toy. Picture drawn by ................... ......... G. Francis.............. 580
SPOILING A BOMBSHELL. (Illustrated) ................................... .John Lewees. .............. 375
STOCKTON, FRANK R. Biography. (Illustrated by a Portrait) ............... N......: .............. 46
STONE, A Story of a ............... .... ................... .......... .Professor D. S. Jordan...... 233
STREAMLET, The. (Illustrated by W. J. Hennessy)........................Moncure D. Conway....... 798
STUDENT, The. Picture, drawn by....................................... Addie Ledyard ............. 98
SWORD-FISH, A Run after. (Illustrated by James E. Kelly) ....................Alexander Young .......... 727
SYLVAN PARTY, The. Verses. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ............... .Alice H. Harrington........ 568
TAKING CARE OF HIM NIGHTS. Verses .................................. .Dora Read Goodale......... 823
TAKING DOLLY OUT FOR AN AIRING. Picture, drawn by ................... Addie Ledyard........... 23
TALE OF Two BUCKETS, A. Poem...................................... Caroline A. Mason......... 12
TEDDY'S HEROES. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.) ........................A malie La Forge........... 261
TEN DOLLARS. Acting Play. (Illustrated by Alfred Kappes)................. Olive Thorne .............. 194
TERRIBLE ADVENTURES OF OURSELVES AND THE MARSHALL. (Illustrated)
by Alfred Kappes) ................. ................................ S... e ood Bonner........... 456
THERE WAS AN OLD MAN OF THE NILE. (Illustrated by H. Winthrop Peirce) .Frederick Palmer........... 244
THREE DREWS AND A CREW. (Illustrated by F. S. Church) ................ Sarah J. Prichard.......... 705
THREE WISE COUPLES, The. Verses. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins)...........Mrs. E. T. Corbett......... 460
THREE WISE MEN, The. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ......................JoelBrus ................. 56
TOWED BY RAIL. (Illustrated by A. C. Warren, from Photographs) .........J. S. Bunnell.............. 7
TRY. ...............................................................Constantina E. Brooks..... 730
Two CHESHIRE CATS, The. Verses. (Illustrated) .........................A. P. Williams............ Ioo
Two LITTLE TRAVELERS ............................................. .Louisae M. Alcott........... 547
Two WAYS OF SEEING. Poem..................................... ...... Margaret Vandegrift........ 677
" UNNATURAL HISTORY." Pictures. Drawn by ............................L. Hopkins ...........260, 676
VIOLINS, About. (Illustrated) .............................................M. D. .Ruff .............. 250
VOYAGE OF THE "JETTIE," The. Poem. (Illustrated by Granville Perkins).John Greenleaf Whittier.... 145
WAITING FOR SPRING. Picture. ......................... ........ .................................. 342
W ANTED ............................ .... ..... .. ......... ............ Sarah Winter Kelogg ...... 323
WASP AND THE BEE, The. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)............ .Palmer Cox................ 316
WEATHERCOCK, The Obstinate. (Illustrated by Alfred Kappes) ............ Horace E. Scudder.......... 312
WELL-SWEEP, On the. Verse. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ............... Paul Fort................. 689
WHAT KATE FOUND IN THE WELL. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes).........Emma K. Parrish......... 833
WHAT SHALL HE DO WITH HER? ....................................... Charles Dudley Waener ..... 156
WHAT WAS IT? Verse .................................................. MIary Mapes Dodge ......... 639
WHEN MY SHIP COMES IN. Picture drawn by ............................ L. Hopkins. ............... 269
WHEN THE WOODS TURN BROWN. Poem ................................ Lucy Larcom............. 7
WHO TOLD. (Illustrated by Walter Shirlaw) ............................... Sarah Winter Kellogg ...... 3
WHY WILSTER ELSPEET'S SHIP WENT INTO THE CHURCH. (Illustrated by
Granville Perkins) ....... .......... .... ....... .......... Sara. J.Pric ard.......... 176
WILD BECKY. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge, Jr.) .......................... ...Emma Plimpton ....... ... 74
WINTER. Picture, drawn by ................ .............................F. S. Chlurc. ............. 202
WISE MAN BUILT HIM A FLYING MACHINE, A. Picture and Verse by ..... L. Hopkins................ 115
WITCHES' NIGHT. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis) ........................ Olive Thorne............. 783
WONDERFUL CHILD, A. Verses ........................................ Hattie S. Russell........... 614
WONDERING TOM. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman)....... ........... ... .Mary Mapes Dodge ......... 184
YOUNG HUNTER, The. Picture, drawn by.............. .............L. Hopkins............... 28







CONTENTS.


DEPARTMENTS.
JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT.
Introduction-A Motto for "Thanksgiving" Day-The Navajoes and Turkeys-Queer Places for Shelter-A
Humming-Bird's Mistake-Water-Melons on Thorns-A Good Thing Well Said-A River in a Strait Jacket-
A Water-Spout on the Hudson-Peacock Fish, Peacocks, and Little Boys (Illustrated), 66; Introduction-
The Largest Wedding that Ever Was-Mussels that Trap Ducks-How to Make a Wind-Harp-Japanese
Manners-A Strange End to a Fight (Illustrated), 138; Introduction-Japanese, O-HI-O "-" Round the
World in a Yacht"-An Amusing Game-Trembling Lands-Butterflies on a Sea Voyage-A Cross in a
Geode (Illustrated)-A Strange Passenger, 226; Introduction-Silas Green on Pistols-A Hint concerning
Old Skates-Eccentric Rivers-Gabrielles Valentine (Illustrated)-The Unfathomable Lake, 298; Intro-
duction-A Letter to Me-Machines Run by Air-Mother Shipton and her Prophecy-A Tree that Gives and
Cures Headache-Faster than Light-Is it Uncle Sam"? (Illustrated)-Some very Old Buttermilk-Birds
and Telegrams-A Japanese Compliment-A Septuagenarian Goose-By Sucking? or How? 362; Intro-
duction, "April's coming up the Hill "-Dr. Rabelais' Free Journey-The Campanero; or, Bell-Bird-Too
Fond of Music-The Finest Exhibit at the Paris Exposition-The Magic Leaf (Illustrated)-The Feast of
Kites Again-Tree Planting Crows-Flowers on the Prairies, 426; Introduction-Raining Trees-A Bird
that turns Somersaults-Lobsters as Playthings-Natural Cannon-Balls-How Squirrels Drink-Mother
Carey's Chickens (Illustrated)-A Plant without Stalk or Leaf-A Tree on Stilts, 490; Introduction-Names
of Fingers-A Floating Melon-Patch-Beggars that Ride-Why Gooseberry?-Gran'ther Greenway's First
Steam-Boiler-A Stylish pair of Travelers-The Necromantic Leaf-Fish that Fly in the Water (Illustrated),
554; Introduction-A City Carried on Camel-Back-The Robin that Rang a Bell-A Wasp Nest on Fire-
Winter in Minnesota-Kuchoo !-Bonnets with Lightning Conductors-A Queer Playmate-Faithful Kamichi
(Illustrated)-Lukewarm Boiling Water, 626; Introduction-A True "Air-Line" Dispatch-A Long Winter
Journey-The Chestnut Tree of the Hundred Horses-Ice Quarry on a Volcano-Why not Gorse?-Land
Flowers and Water Flowers (Illustrated), 698; Introduction-Artesian Wells-" Flowers of the Air "-Hoof-
Marks on Chestnut Trees-A Crane with a Wooden Leg-Fishes that Shoot-Touchy Animals-The Musical
Cricket (Illustrated)-An Underground Water-Plant-A Toad at Supper-Initials on Fruit, 770; Introduction
-Queer Letter-Columbus' Egg Outdone-A Rotary Yacht-Japanese Charm-Shells-All in a Nutshell
(Illustrated)--A Too-Obedient Zulu-Thousands of Years in Ice (Illustrated)-Sweet Potatoes and
Morning Glories-A Nervous Snake, 842.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated.)
Bessie Barton's Large Family, 62; The Little Sweet-Cake-The Five-Finger Folk-Slate Picture, 134; The
Little Girl who wanted to go to the Moon, 221; Counters, 296; Pinkety-Winkety-Wee-Joe and the Seal-
Eleven Little Pussy Cats-Slate Picture, 358; Arthur and Romeo-Tick, tock! Tick, tock! 424; What
Katy Found, 488; The Little Mothers, 552; How Harold came to tell Himself a Story, 624; Happy-go-
Lucky, 696; The Broom Giant-Slate Picture, 768-What happened to Margery Daw, 840.

FRONTISPIECES.
"Fly! The enemy comes!" I; Coming Home, 73; The Sisters, 145; Helping Mother, 233; "They
instinctively raised their guns and fired," 305; The Tithing-man preserves order among the Little Puritans,
369 ; The May-King, 433; Summer has come! 497; "The voice was so near that Dru sprang to her feet,"
56 ; The Kaiser-blumen, 633; "Oh, how deep! 705; Trying Charms on Witches' Night, 777.

YOUNG CONTRIBUTORS' DEPARTMENT.
Pictorial Calendar, 228; Report upon the stories concerning "The Young Hunter," 300; About Macaroni
(Illustrated)-The Fairies' Hammers, 630; Some of my Neighbors," 700.

THE LETTER-BOX .................. ............... ..68, 140, 228, 301, 364, 428, 492, 556, 628, 70I, 772, 844.

THE RIDDLE-BOX. .................................... 70, 142, 230, 303, 366, 431, 494, 559, 631, 703, 774, 846.

OUR Music PAGE.
Nocturne. For Little Hands. (Illustrated) .............................. Wm. K. Bassford........ 220
Patriotic March for Four Little Hands. ................................... Win. K. Bassford ........ 622







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