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Title: St. Nicholas
Uniform Title: St. Nicholas (New York, N.Y.)
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Physical Description: 68 v. : ill. ; 25-30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: -c1943
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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.
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ST.


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NICHOLAS:

AN

ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE


YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME X.
PART II., MAY, 1883, TO OCTOBER, 1883.


THE CENTURY CO. NEW-YORK.


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Copyright, 1883, by THE CENTURY CO.


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PAGE.
ADVENTURES OF RANA PIP. (Illustrated by F. S. Church) ................ Evelyn Muller. ........... 685
AGASSIZ ASSOCIATION ..................................... .............. .Harlan H Ballard........ 557
637, 717, 797, 877, 957
AMATEUR JOURNALISTS. A Convention of (Illustration from a photograph). .Harlan H. Ballard.. .... 708
AMONG THE POLLY-DANCERS ..................................... ...... Lucy Larcon. ........... 483
ARCHIBALD STONE'S MISTAKE. Verses. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller) ..... .Emma'C. Dowd ........... 673
ARGUMENT. An Verse .............................................. .Katharine R. McDowell ... 580
ART AND ARTISTS. Stories of (Illustrated). .............................. Clara Erskine Clement 509, 923
ARTIST. Our Special (Illustrated by W. Taber and from photographs by Edwin Lassetter yBnner... 736
G eo. B W ood)..................................... ...... .......
"A TAM O'SHANTER DOG." Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author)...... .... J. G. Francis ............. 593
AUGUST DAY BY THE SEA-SHORE. An Picture, drawn by H. A. Johnson ................... ......... 768
BACK-YARD PARTY. A Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)................. Palmer Cox ............... 659
BAPTIST SISTERS. The (Illustrated by J. D. Woodward and W. T. Peters) Sarah J. Prichard ........ 582
BEAUTIFUL CHARITY. A Poem. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott)....... Margaret Johnson ...... .. 627
BEAUTIFUL DAY. The Poem. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott........... Margaret Johnson ........ 723
BIG BITE. A Verses. (Illustrated by Miss Ella G. Condie)................Eva Lovett Carson ........ g91
BIRDS. Curious Items About................................. ...................... ..... ... .... 526
BLACK BASS. Fly-fishing for (Illustrated by Geo. F. Barnes)................M rauice Thompson......... 784
BLUE JAY. The Poem.................................. ........... Susan Hartley Swett....... 700
BOLD HUNTER. The (Illustrated by L. Hopkins)....................... ..Eva F. L. Carson.......... 940
BOY AND THE TOOT. The Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .... .... M.. M ..................... 825
BRASS WORK FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. (Illustrations, by Francis Lathrop and Charles G. Leland ... .
H. A. Johnson) .. ............................. ........ 7
BROOKLYN BRIDGE. The (Illustrated by W. Taber and G. W. Edwards) .... Charles Barnard ........... 688
BROWNIES' GOOD WORK. The Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ...... Palmer Cox......... ..... 920
CAPTAIN KIDD'S TREASURES. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ................................... 863
CATAMARAN. How to Build a (Illustration, by Daniel C. Beard)............. IW. L. Alden ........... .. 66
CHALK TALK. (Illustrated by the Author) ................................. rank Beard.............. 544
CONVENTION OF AMATEUR JOURNALISTS. A (Illustration, from a photo- Harlan H. Ballard. 708
graph)......................................................
COUNTING THEIR CHICKENS.... ................................. .... M. Louise Tanner ....... 790
COUNTING UP AND DOWN. Jingle. (Illustrated by Robert Blum) ......... .Rev. Joseph Dawson .... 848
CRITICS. The Picture, drawn by Oliver Herford ........ .......... ................. .......... 757
CURIOUS HEAD-DRESSES OF WOMEN. (Illustrated by the Author) .......... Walter Satterlee ........... 550
CURIOUS ITEMS ABOUT BIRDS. (Illustrated).................. ...................................... 526
DINNER-TIME AT THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS. Pictures, drawn by Culmer .
Barnes .. ..................................................... .......






V1 CONTENTS.

PAGE.
DORA ......................... ........................................ Helen Hayes ........ .. 822
DRUMMER-BOY. Recollections of a (Illustrated by W. Taber and W. H. HIarry M. Kiefer.......... 593
Shelton) ........................ ......... 649, 754, 835, 911
FABLE FOR BOYS. A (Illustrated) .................................... Charles Barnard ........ 486
FIDDLERS THREE. The Verses. (Illustration, by Culmer Barnes) ......... .Joel Stacy. ............... 648
FLOWERS FOR THE BRAVE. Poem. (Illustrated). .......................... Celia Thaxter ............ 571
FLORIDA. Tom, Dick, and Harry, in (Illustrated by the author).......... Daniel C. Beard........... 826
FLY-FISHING FOR BLACK BASS. (Illustrated by George F. Barnes) ......... Maurice Thampson ......... 784
FOR A GREAT MANY NEDS. Verses ................. .................. .Eva F. L. Carson.... ..... 616
FRESH-AIR FUND. The (Illustrated by M. Woolf, W. H. Drake, and Jessie I) N. Ford............... 616
M cD erm ott) ........................................ ......... .
FUNNY CHICKEN. A Verses ........................ .... .............Emma C. Dowd ........... 855
GATHERING BEECH-NUTS. Picture, drawn by Harry Fenn ............... ........................... 927
GOOD MODEL. A ............. ...................................... .Ernest Ingersoll ........... 609
GREAT-GRANDMOTHER'S GARDEN. Poem. (Illustrated by Miss L. B. Hum- ary Jacques......... 563
p h rey ) . . .. . .. .. .. .. .. . . . .. . .. .
HALCYON DAYS AND HALCYON WAYS. (Illustrated by the Author) ........ .De Cost Smith .......... 81o
HOME-MADE MOTHER GOOSE. The (Illustrated by the Author)........... .Adelia B. Beard .......... 788
How GIP PLAYED WITH THE BALL. Picture, drawn by P. Caminoni ........... ..................... 654
How JOHNNIE'S MEN STRUCK WORK ............... .. ................ Sophie Swett .............. 643
How TO BUILD A CATAMARAN. (Illustration, by Daniel C. Beard).......... W. L. Alden ............. 661
How TOMMY WENT TO JAIL. (Illustrated)................................Kate B. Foot .. .......... 572
"I DON'T KNOW WHEN." Jingle. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) ...................................... 751
IN SUMMER-TIME. Poem. (Illustrated) .................................. Bessie Hill................ 783
" IN THE COOL OF THE MORNING." Picture, drawn by Jessie McDermott ............................ 649
JINGLES........... .. ........ .......................... ............ 488, 543, 576, 593, 677, 751, 825
KANSAS NURSERY. A Verses. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller) ............. Alice Wellington Rollins .. 504
KING PHILIP-CHIEF OF A SCHOOL TRIBE .............................. John Clover' ............ 850
KITCHEN-GARDEN SCHOOL. The (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)............ Louise J. .Kirkwood........ 928
LADY OF THE CHINGACHGOOK. The (Illustrated by H. F. Farny)......... .Rev. Charles R. Talbot. 773
LARGEST PET IN THE WORLD. The (Illustrated by James C. Beard)...... .John R. Coryell........... 933
LAST OF THE PETERKINS. The ................ ......................Lucretia P. Hale ........... 521
" LET 'S SEE IF IT 'S ANYTHING GOOD TO EAT "- Picture, drawn by. 673
"Boz"... ........... ................... ................................73
LINDY. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ...................................... .Charlotte A. Butts ......... 725
LITTLE LADY. A Poem. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills) ................. Lizzie L. Gould ........... 611
LITTLE PYRAMUS AND THISBE. (Illustrated by George F. Barnes) .... ..... Louisa M. Alcott.......803, 885
LOLLIPOPS' VACATION. The ............ ....... .......................Sophie Swett .............. 906
LOST IN THE WOODS. (Illustrated) .................................... Mary J. Safford and
( Helen D. Brown........... .856
LOVELINESS. Poem ..... ................. .. ...................... Maria Locey .............. 862
LUCKLESS BARD. A Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)................ Malcolm Douglas .......... 576
MADE BY A SILK-WORM. (Illustrated) ..................... ........ John R. Coryell .......... 707
MAGGIE DARNLEY'S EXPERIMENTS............. ...... ............ ...Jane Eggleston Zimmerman 674
MARMADUKE MUMM AND HIS BIG BASS DRUM. (Illustrated by H. rett ....
M cV ick ar) ..... ...... .... ... ... ....... .... ....... ... ........... .........
MEMORIES OF THE ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS. Pictures, drawn by Culmer
Barnes ................. ............... .. ............. .. .... ... .749
MIDGET SHEEP. The (Illustrated by James C. Beard)..................... John R. Coryell............ 903
MIKE AND I .................. .............................R. ... LattimoreAlling....... 517
MOTHERLESS. Picture. .
MOTHERLESS. Picture.......................................................................... 919
MR. AND MRS. CHIPPING-BIRD. Poem. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) .H. H................... .495
MUD-PIES. Picture, drawn by Addie Ledyard ............. ............... .............. ...... 519
NED'S SUGGESTION. Verses. ......................................... .. Louise R. Smith ........... 937
OH, MY EYE." Picture, drawn by Boz ................................................ ...... 813
ON THE REFUGE SANDS. (Illustrated) .................................. F ank R. Sotockton ........ 611
OUR FIRST SUMMER BOARDER. Picture, drawn by W. T. Peters ............. ............. 653
OUR PICNIC. Verses. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard) .......... ......... Marian A. Atkinson ....... 589







CONTENTS. Vii

PAGE.
OUR SPECIAL ARTIST. (Illustrated by W. Taber, and from photographs by Edwin Lasseter 736
Geo. B. W ood) .. ................................. .. .... .. .
PEGGY'S TRIAL......................................... ... ........... Cora Linn Daniels .... ... 506
PERSEVERANCE. Poem. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller) ..................... Sarah Orne Jewett ........ 840
PETERKINS. The Last of the .......... ............. ... ..... .......... Lucretia P. Hale .......... 521
PICTURES ....... .....509, 516, 519, 564, 61o, 649, 653, 654, 673, 728, 749, 757, 768, 813, 847, 863, 890, 919, 927
PISTOL. The Toy (Illustrated) .................. .. .. ...... .... Charles Barnard .......... 675
PLAYTHINGS AND AMUSEMENTS OF AN OLD-FASHIONED BOY. (Illustrated). .Frederic G. Mather ... 864, 945
PLUCKY PRINCE. The Verses. (Illustrated by H. McVickar) ...: ........ .ay Bryant .............. 597
PUNCH AND THE SERIOUS LITTLE BOY. Verses. (Illustrated by Rose Margart Vadegrt..
Mueller) ........... ................. ..rare Va de .......
PRIZE COMPOSITIONS ........... .. ..... ... ... ................... ... .......... ........ 710
RECOLLECTIONS OF A DRUMMER-BOY. (Illustrated by W. Taber and W. H.H Harry Ml. .......... 593,
Shelton) ....................... ......................... 649, 754, 835, 911
REMBRANDT VAN RYN. (Illustrated). ............................... .Clara Erskzne Clement .... 923
RHYME OF BED-TIME. A Verses. (Illustrated by Geo. B. Barnes). ....... Jeanie St. Johns. ......... 905
ROBERT BURNS. Essay. (Illustrated) .................................. .... lariol Satterle. ........ 711
ROBERT BURNS. Verses ............ .................................. James C. Holenshade....... 712
ROBIN HOOD. The Story of (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................. ..Maurice Thompson. .489, 576, 655
Rosy SAIL. The Poem. Illustrated. ............ .... .... .... Celia l7axter ........ So8
RURAL QUARTETTE. A Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes. ..... .......... ................. ..... 847
SCHOOL. The Kitchen-garden (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ............... Louise J. Kirkwood ...... 928
SHARK IN SIGHT. A (Illustrated)............. .................... .. .John Peck, Jr.............. 710
SHEEP. The Midget (Illustrated by James C. Beard ................ ..... John R. Coyell .... ..... 903
SHIP IN THE MOON. The (Illustrated by C. S. Reinhart) ................S. T. R.1........ ......... 853
SIGNS OF MAY. Verses. (Illustrated by M. L. D. Watson) ............... l. M. D. ............... 503
SILK-CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS ...... ................. ......... ... C. M. St. Denys: ....... 630
SILK-CULTURE FOR GIRLS .................. ...... ................ C. St. Denys........... 705
SIx LITTLE MAIDENS. Verses. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller) ............. R. W.4 Lowrie.......... 735
SLEEPY-TIME. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ...................... .. Lizzie L. Sylvester ........ 581
" SPRING "-TIME IN THE COUNTRY. Picture, drawn by H. A. Johnson ................................ 509
SQUASH CLASS. The (Illustration, by Helen P. Strong)....... ............ J. G. Haddington .... ..... 820
STORIES OF ART AND ARTISTS. (Illustrated) ............................. Clara Erskine Clement.. 509, 923
STORY OF A BRAVE GIRL. The (Illustration, by Walter Fenn, from a photo- ( Geogre Eos Troop 665
graph) ..... ...... ... ................... ...... ..... ... ...
STORY OF ROBIN HOOD. The (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................ .Maurice Thompson. 489, 576,655
STORY OF THE CASTLE. The Poem. Illustrated .... ................. .. Celia Thaxter .......... ... 752
SUMMER CHANGES. POEM. (Illustrated) ... .......................... Phihi Bonrke Marston .... 883
SUNRISE-A Russian Folk-story. (Illustrated) ........................... Elizabeth A bercrombic ..... 758
SWEET PEAS. Verses..... .......... ....... ........................... Lilian Payson............. 687
SWEPT AWAY. (Illustrated by J. Wells Champney) ................... ... Edward S. Ellis .......... 535,
599, 677, 761, 842, 941
"THIS SEAT RESERVED." Picture, drawn by Adelia B. Beard... .. ........... ...... ... ........... 890
THOUGHTFUL FRIEND. A (Illustrated by the Author).................... J.G. Francis ............ 488
TINKHAM BROTHERS' TIDE-MILL. The (Illustrated by J. H. Cocks) ......J. T. Tr.owb/ridge ......... 496,
564, 667, 728, 813, 894
TOM, DICK, AND HARRY, IN FLORIDA (Illustrated by the Author)........ .Daniel C. Beard .......... 826
TOY PISTOL. The (Illustrated)........... .. ............ ............... Charles Barnard .......... 675
TRIO OF NATURALISTS. A Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ................ ..... ................ 61o
UNDER THE APPLE-TREE. Verses....... ... ........................... .Aunt Fanny .............. 863
UNSATISFACTORY MEETING. An Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)..... Malcolm Douglas .......... 520
VAIN OLD W OMAN. The.................. ........... .. ..... .. ....Arlo Bates .............. 727
VANDYCK. Anton (Illustrated) ....... .... ............ ........... Clara Erskine Clement .... 509
WALKING MATCH. A Picture, drawn by Rose Mueller. .... .. ............... ....... .. 564
WAYS AND MEANS. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..................Margaret Vandegrift ...... 854
WEATHER PROPHECY. A Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ............ ."Bonnie Doon "........... 543
"WHAT A HORRID DECEIVER IS MAN." Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).. John S. Adams ........... 677
WISH-RING. The (Illustrated by Marie Wiegmann). Translated by .......Anna Eichberg ............ 938






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WORK AND PLAY FOR YOUNG FOLK. (Illustrated) ...........................544, 630, 701, 784, 864, 940
Chalk Talk....... ..................................... Frank Beard........................ 544
Silk-culture Associations..................................... C. St. Denys.................... 630
Brass Work for Boys and Girls ............................ Charles G. Leland .................. 70
Silk-culture for Girls.......................................... M. St. Denys.......... .......... 705
Made by a Silk-worm .................................. John R.. Coryell ...... .............. 707
Fly-fishing for Black Bass........................... ... Maurice Thompson ................. 784
Home-made Mother Goose .............. ............... Adelia B. Beard. ................... 788
Playthings and Amusements of an Old-fashioned Boy.......... Frederic G. Mather ............. 864, 945
YOUNG MOUNTAIN SHEEP. The (Illustrated by the Author) .............. W. lM. Cary ............. 750
YOUNG SHIP-BUILDER. The Picture, drawn by J. H. Cocks ................. ...... ............. 728
ZINTHA'S FORTUNE ......... .......... ....................... ......Kate Tannatt Woods .... 769



DEPARTMENTS.
JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT (Illustrated).
Introduction A Fire Burning Fifty Years Always Room for One More A Fir-tree as a Button-hole
Bouquet-A Concert for Horses -Another Wonderful Orchid (illustrated)-A Government Bird-A Boy's
After-dinner Poem-A Police-force of Ants, 554; Introduction-A Slow Coach-"Connect Me with the
Woods, Please "-Why Not, Indeed?-Look Out for the Moth (illustrated)-The Moon in a New Light-
Oh, that Pug!--That Other Fellow who Wanted an Answer, 634; Introduction-The Difference in Interest
-A Weather Sunday-A Good Name-Folks' Glove-The Inquisitive Fisherman (illustrated)--Help
Wanted-Lindley Murray's List-Snakes in India, 714; Introduction-Oh, Dear Me!-How Far that Little
Thirty-two Thousand Candle Throws its Beams!-Fishing by Lightning-Black Snakes Among the Fish-
Floating Sand-Latest Reports-Who Can Answer This? -Chivalry (illustrated), 794; Introduction-War
on the Sparrows-The Deep, Deep Sea-A Pet Rabbit-An Important Insect-A Railway Velocipede (illus-
trated)-A Bull-dog Ant-A Butterfly-hunt in Rio Janeiro-A Scorpion Mother, 874; Introduction- The
Ermine Make Baths for the Birds How They Do It Who Knows ? -In Haste (illustrated) About
that Floating Sand Good News for the Carrier-pigeons The Whistling Fish of Nevada, 954.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK (Illustrated).
The Big Black Dog and the Big Black Goat; The Vain Little Girl, 552-One, Two, Three; Winky, Blinky,
632-Hello; Day and Night, 792-The Story of the Paper Dollies, 872--Brown Little Prince, 951.

THE LETTER-BOX (Illustrated)......... .. ........ ........... .........556, 636, 716, 796, 876, 956

THE RIDDLE-BOX (Illustrated) ................ .................... ......... 559, 639, 719, 799, 879, 959

FRONTISPIECES.
"Anton Vandyck," facing Title-page of Volume-" Great-grandmother's Garden," 563-" The Lifting of the
Fog," 643--"And we turned back the hands till they pointed to ten," 723-" Our geographies told us that
toys were made in Nuremberg," 803-" Summer Must Go," 883.









































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