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Title: St. Nicholas
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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
Frequency: monthly
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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.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
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NICHOLAS:

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FOR YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY
MARY MAPES DODGE.


VOLUME XI.
PART II., MAY, 1884, TO OCTOBER, 1884.




THE CENTURY CO. NEW-YORK.
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Copyright, 1884, by THE CENTURY CO.


PRESS OF THEO. L. DE VINNE & CO.
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NICHOLAS:


VOLUME


XI.


PART II.
SIx MONTHS-MAY, 1884, TO OCTOBER, 1884.


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CONTENTS OF PART II., VOLUME XI.








PAGE.
AGASSIZ ASSOCIATION ........................................................................ 581
66i, 741, 821, 901, 981
ANOTHER INDIAN INVASION. (Illustrated by J. Wells Champney) ........... .Mrs. Lizzie W. Champney... 944
ARTISTIC SURPRISE, AN. Pictures, drawn by O. Herford. .. .......................................... 788
AUNT KITTY AND HER CANARIES. (Illustrated) ......................... .Amanda B. Harris......... 940
BALDWIN OF JERUSALEM. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..................... E. S. Brooks ............. 788
BANNER OF BEAUMANOIR, THE. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm and Ellen Oakford). Louisa Af. Alcott. ...... 588
BARTHOLDI STATUE, THE. (Illustrated by Camille Piton and W. Taber) ..... Charles Barnard ......... 725
BASHFUL MARGUERITE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by William W. Kent).... Alice I-..'.':;. I Rnollins .... 627
BENNY'S HORSE. (Illustrated by Boz ") ................................ l ary Catherine Lee ........ 850
BIOGRAPHY OF RICHARD, THE. (Illustrated by H. P. Share and J. H. Dolph) iNoah Brooks .............. 912
BIRD MATINEE, THE. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ... .... .... ..... W. C. E ...... .......... 846
" BOBOLINK AND A CHICKADEE, A." Jingle ........................... .A. Ella Preston ...... 767
"Boys." Verses ..................................... .............. John S. Adams .... ...... 856
" BRAIDING MOTHER'S HAIR." Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock Foote.... ..................... ... 921
BRIAN OF MUNSTER. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .......................... B. S. Brooks. ............... 863
BROOK'S SONG, THE. Poem. (Illustrated) ............................. .Mrs. ilf. Butts .. 688
BROWNIES' VOYAGE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ............ Palmer Cox ............... 604
CENTRAL PARK SHEEP, OLD SHEP AND THE. (Illustrated by James Monks Fr anklin Norh......... 747
and W. Taber) .......................... .... ..............
CHILD'S NIGHT-THOUGHTS, A. Poem .... .. ................... ...... .Lucy, Larcom ... ........ 587
CORNY'S CATAMOUNT. (Illustrated by E. C. Held) ............. ..... .....Louisa if. Alcotl ... ...... 921
CURIOUS HOUSE, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by Celia Thaxter) .............. Joel Benton. .............. 807
DAISY'S JEWEL-BOX, AND How SHE FILLED IT. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm). .Louisa Af. Alcott........... 857
DAISY-TIME. Poem. (Illustrated by Frontispiece on page 586) ....... .. Fleta Forrestcr. ............ 611
DALZELLS OF DAISYDOWN, THE. (Illustrated byW. A. Rogers) .......... E. Vinton Blake ....... 828, 917
DANDELION. Poem ..................... .............................. Nellie iZI. Garabrant .. .... 733
DANDELIONS. Poem ................................................... .Helen Gray Cone .. ....... 608
DOVES AT MENDON, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes)........ ... Julia C. R. Dorr. ........ 544
EGYPTIAN BIRD-MOUSE, THE. (Illustrated byJ. C. Beard) ................. .. rs. I. iMann .......... 714
FANS. Verses. (Illustrated)........................................ .. Bessie Hill.. ........ .. 785
FARMER NICK'S SCARECROW. Verses ................................... A.Nora E. Crosb. .. .... 878
FITE-DAY IN BRITTANY, A. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater) .... .......... A. C. G................... 959
" FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED." Picture. ................ ...................................... .. 670
FISH ACROBAT, A. (Illustrated by J. Ml. Nugent) ......................... C. F. Holder..... ...... 777
FLORAL LETTER, A. Verses. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) .......... ......" Uncle Russell" ...... 890
FLOWER FANCIES. Poems.................. ........................... H.elen Gray Cone.. ...... 608
FLOWER-GIRL, THE. Poem... ....................................... .. Charles G. Leland .......... 695








V1 CONTENTS.

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FOURTH OF JULY AMONG THE INDIANS, A. (Illustrated by the Author) .. W. P. Hooper.............. 689
FRULEIN MINA SMIDT GOES TO SCHOOL. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis Charles Barnard .......... 868
Shepherd) .................. .. .............. ....... .........
FREDERICK OF HOHENSTAUFEN. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).............. .E. S. Brooks ............... 628
FRIEDA'S DOVES. (Illustrated by Fr. Lipps) ........................... Blanche Willis Howard ..... 769
GIRAFFE EXCURSION, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author)............ .J. G. Francis.......... .. 724
GOLD-ROBIN. Poem. (Illustrated by Mary Hallock Foote) .................. Celia Thaxter............. 696
GOOD DRUGGIST, A. Verses..... .............................. .Mary Lang .............. 701
GRASSHOPPER, THE. Poem. ................. .......................... William H. Hayne. ...... 760
GUSTAVUS KEAN'S SPELLING .................. ........................... J. C. Montage. .......... 609
HISTORIC BOYS. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............................. S. Brooks. ...... ... 556
: 628, 716, 788, 863, 964
Olaf of Norway, the Boy Viking ......................... .................................. 556
Frederick of Hohenstaufen, the Boy Emperor ........... .................................. 628
Van Rensselaer of Rensselaerswyck, the Boy Patroon ........................................... 716
Baldwin of Jerusalem, the Boy Crusader ................. .................................... 788
Brian of Munster, the Boy Chieftain. ................... ................. .................... 863
Louis of Bourbon, the Boy King ....................... .......... ............. ........... 964
" Ho, FOR THE NUTTING-GROUNDS Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ........................... 943
How THE TORIES BROKE UP MEETING." (Illustrated by W. II. Drake) ...Emma W. Demeritt ........ 667
How WE FOOLED THE STORKS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ............ Oscanyan .................. 624
How WE WERE BURNT OUT IN CONSTANTINOPLE. (Illustrated by W. A. ) Oscanyan ................. 763
R ogers) ............ .................. ....... ....... ...... ......
JERSEYS; OR, THE GIRL'S GHOST. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm and R. Taylor). Louisa M. Alcott........... 680
JINGLES. .................................. 516, 529, 555, 679, 724, 767, 768, 815, 819, 845, 847, 849, 969
JUNE. Poem. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ........................... .Caroline A. Mason ......... 595
LAND OF FIRE, THE. Concluded. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham) ........Mayne Reid............... 530
LANTY O'HOOLAHAN AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE. (Illustrated by C. G. Bush). Frederick D. Storey ......... 929
LEATHER-WORK FOR YOUNG FOLK. (Illustrated by the Author) ............ Charles G. Leland.......... 570
LETTING THE OLD CAT DIE." Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ....... .......................... 943
LITTLE BROTHER, THE. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock Foote ... .......... .. ...................... 855
LITTLE GIRL IN THE GLASS, I THINK I 'VE SEEN YOU BEFORE." Picture, 9
drawn by M. W. Wallace.............. ........................ .................... 959
"LITTLE GIRL WITH THE SHELL." Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes .............................. 856
LITTLE HOUSE IN THE GARDEN, THE. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm). ...... Louisa M. Alcott ........... 778
LITTLE QUAKER SINNER, THE. Poem ........ ... ................... Lucy L. Montgomery ........ 827
LITTLE THINGS. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake and G. R. Halm) ............ Louisa M. Alcott........... 547
LIVING CAMEOS AND BAS-RELIEFS........ ............................ George B. Bartlett .......... 849
LOOK OUT, THERE Picture, drawn by Jos. Lauber ................................. .......... 562
LOST ON THE PLAINS. (Illustrated by H. F. Farny) ....................... Joaquin Miller ............. 937
Louis OF BOURBON. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ....................... E. S. Brooks. .............. 964
MAIDEN-HAIR. Verses ................................................Bessie Chandler............ 569
MARGARET'S FAVOR-BOOK "......... ................... ............ .Susan Anna Brown ..... .. 621
MARVIN AND HIS BOY HUNTERS. (Illustrated by W. L. Shepherd) ...... Maurice Thompson........ 562
645, 702, 797, 879, 953
MASTER SQUIRREL. Poem. (Illustrated by the Author) ................... H. P. Wolcott.............. 963
MEETING ON THE RAIL, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .......... Malcolm Douglas ........ 568
MR. PLANTAGENET NORMAN DANE." Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).Mary Lang ............... 516
MY MA SAYS THAT WOMEN OUGHT TO VOTE." Picture, drawn by Rose ............. 626
M ueller ....... .. ... .............. .................. .....
NABBY BLACKINGTON. Poem. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott).... ...... Virginia L. Townsend ..... 712
OCEAN NOTION, AN. Verses. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes). ................ .Joel Stacy ................. 836
OLAF OF NORWAY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ......... .. ............. E. S. Brookss .............. 556
OLD SHEP AND THE CENTRAL PARK SHEEP. (Illustrated by James Monks Franklin H. North.. 747
and W Taber.. ............................................
ON TEACHING THE EYE TO KNOW WHAT IT SEES. (Illust'd by the Author)..Frank Bellew ............. 970
OUR ROLLER SKATING BRIGADE. Jingle. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller) ... .Mary La Salle Wing. ...... 555
OUR TOP BRIGADE. Jingle. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller).. .............. Mary La Salle Wing .... 679








CONTENTS. V11

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OUR YOUNG ARTIST. Verses. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller) ....... ....... W. Lorie ........ ... 974
PAGE FROM YOUNG CONTRIBUTORS, A.................................. ..................... .. 620
PAPER: ITS ORIGIN AND HISTORY. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake and others). Charles E. Bolton ...... 808
PET SWAN, THE. Picture......................................................... ... .... ... 889
PHILOPENA, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) .................. .......Frank R. Stockton. ...... 520
PHILOSOPHER'S ESCAPE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ......... Eva Lovett Carson ....... 761
PICNIC, A. Picture, drawn by Rose Mueller. ................ ..................... ......... .. 530
PICNICS.................... .. .......................................... Susan Anna Brown ........ 722
PICTURES ................... 530, 562, 608, 620, 626, 670, 733, 788, 855, 856, 878, 889, 910, 921, 943, 959
PLAYMATE HOURS, THE. Poem. ................................. ...... ..Mary 7T1acher Higginson 876
POOR ROBINSON CRUSOE. Jingle....................................... .. f. Ella Preston ...... 849
QUEEN'S MUSEUM, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ....................Frank R. Stockton.......... 837
QUEER GAME. (Illustrated). ...................................... ... ... rs. S. B. Herrick. .. 635
RAGGED SAILORS. Poem............................................... Helen Gray Cone........... 608
RESIGNED TO HIS FATE. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes .. ....................................... 910
RIVER-END MOREYS' RAB, THE. (Illustrated by the Author) ................A. G. Plympton ........... 539
" ROCKET" AND FLYER." Poem. (Illustrated by Mrs. C. Siedel) ......... Joel Stacy ................ 507
ROMANCE OF A MENAGERIE, THE. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard) ............John R. Coiryell............ 933
ROSY SNOW. Poem.......................... .................. Helen Gray Cone ......... 529
" SAY ? Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ............ ............. S. B. Ricord .... .......... 847
SCARLET TANAGER, THE. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers).................. J. T. Trowbridge .......... 508
612, 671
SEA TURN, A. Verses. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ........................................... 768
" S. F. B. P.," THE. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers)...... ............... Helen Campbell ...... ..... 756
SLANG................................................................ Lucia Gilbert Runkle ....... 907
SMART BOY, A. Jingle .................. ................................... ........... 845
SOCIETY OF DECORATIVE ART, A. Picture, drawn by Ellen Oakford .................................... 6
SONG OF THE ROLLER SKATES, THE. Verses........ .................. A. C. ................... 554
SPIDER AND THE TUNING-FORK, THE. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent)....... John R. Coryell........... 603
SPINNING-WHEEL STORIES. (Illustrated) ............................. Louisa A. Alcott ...... ... 547
588, 680, 778, 857, 921
L little T things ............................. . .. ..... ......... 547
The Banner of Beaumanoir ................... .......................................... 588
Jerseys; or, the Girls' Ghost. ................. ................... ........... .............. 68
The Little House in the Garden. ............ ...................... ...................... 778
Daisy's Jewel-box, and How She Filled It. .......................................... .......... 857
Corny's Catamount.......... ... .......... ... .......................... ............ 921
"STOP Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ......................... A. Brennan ............... 969
ST. NICHOLAS ALMANAC, THE. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ...... ...Royal and Barr Lill ........ 576
656, 736, 816, 896, 976
STORY OF A TREE-FROG, A. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent) .... ............ Lancey ............... ..876
STORY OF KING RHOUD, THE. Poem ............................. .....Margaret Vandegrift....... 910
STRANGER, A. Verses ................ ............................. .Bessie Chandler ........... 721
SUMMER TRIALS. Pictures, drawn by P. Caminoni. ....................... ........... .... 733
SUMMER WAIF, A. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ............................. .. ........... 878
SUPPORTING HERSELF. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) ............ ........ Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. .. 517
SWEET PEAS. Poem ..... ............................. .............. Susan -artley Swett ....... 755
SWORDSMEN OF THE DEEP. (Illustrated by James C. Beard) ...... ......... John R. Coyell. ......... 847
To A KATYDID. Poem ............... .. ........ .....................Caroline A. Mz ason......... 678
Two BOYS OF MIGGLESVILLE. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ............... W. W. Fink. .............. 596
VAN RENSSELAER OF RENSSELAERSWYCK. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..... E. S. Brooks ................. 716
WAY TO GROW WISE, A.................. ............... ........... .iaartha Holmes Bates....... 701
W HY ? Poem .......... ............ .. .............. .. ........ .. ..M rs. H F. Butts. ........ 657
WITCH OF WOODY DELL, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes) ...... Charles R. Talbot.......... 794
WORDS INCLINED TO JINGLE. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)......... .Annie E. De Friese ........ 529
WORK AND PLAY FOR YOUNG FOLK. (Illustrated) ................ .................... ... ....... 570
Leather-work ....................... ............... ............. Charles G. Leland ..... ... 570
WORK AND PLAY FOR YOUNG FOLK. An Announcement.. .. ........................ .. ........ .. 970








V111 CONTENTS.

PAGE.
YANKEE BOY'S ADVENTURE AT THE SEASIDE, A. (Illustrated by W. H. Spencer Borden............ 86
Drake) .............................................
YOUNGEST SOLDIER OF THE REVOLUTION, THE. (Illustrated).............. W. W. Crannell........... 697
YOUTH AND AGE. Verses ........................... ........... H. F. Lovett ........... 928





DEPARTMENTS.

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT (Illustrated).
Introduction How Many Flowers in a Daisy ? Her" Braw New Claes "- The Artillery Fern Hickory,
Dickory, Dock Insects Tilting (Illustrated), 578; Introduction- Facts from Personal Knowledge (eleven
letters concerning the ages of animals), 658; Introduction The Yellow Fire-cracker -About Uncle Sam -
The Daisy is Interviewed Breeze-children Our Friends the ScaphirhynchopenHe A Salt Tumbler (Illus-
trated) Why Tumbler ? 738; When the Weather is Wet "- Oh, that Daisy! Over Four Hundred
Flowers in a Daisy A White Rainbow About Slate-pencils A Strange Sea Voyage A Hen Conquers
a Rat Oil on the Troubled Waters The Busy Bee (Illustrated) The Busy Wasp A Few Simple Garden
Questions, 818; The Nightingale and the Raven- A New Word-game -What Noise does the Beaver Make ?
A Crab Barometer Why Tumbler Thdse Aged Animals The Little School-ma'am's Pets (Illus-
tration), 898 Introduction Garden Questions answered The Squirrel and the Dog Venerable Dogs
and Horses- A Brave Cat-fish Mother (Illustrated), 978.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK (Illustrated).
The Little Boy We Call Hy," 574- Grandma's Surprise Party, 655 -The Tale of the Toad-fish, 734-
Little Dot; The Rich Pig, 814- Little Bertie, 894-The Dog that Drove his Master's Cart, 975.

THE LETTER-BOX (Illustrated) ............ ..... ............................. 580, 66o, 740, 820, 900, 980

THE RIDDLE-BOX (Illustrated) ..... ........... ......................... 583, 663, 743, 823, 903, 983

FRONTISPIECES.
Rocket" and "Flyer," facing Title-page of Volume, by Mrs. C. Siedel- Daisy Time," by Laura E. Hills,
586 My Big Brudder Can Make It Go by Alfred Kappes, 666 -" An Interview with the Central Park
Sheep," by James Monks, 746-" Gathering Autumn Leaves in the Mountains," by Jessie Curtis Shepherd,
826 The Jester's Cap," by George F. Barnes, 906.







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