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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
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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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ST.


NICHOLAS:


ILLUSTRATED


MAGAZINE


FOR YOUNG .FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME XII.
PART II., MAY, I885, TO OCTOBER, 1885.




THE CENTURY CO. NEW-YORK.


F. WARNE & CO., LONDON.


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Copyright, x885, by THE CENTURY Co.


PRESS OF THEO. L. DE VINNE & CO.
NEW-YORK.















ST. NICHOLAS:


VOLUME XII.


PART II.
SIx MONTHS-MAY, 1885, TO OCTOBER, 1885.






















CONTENTS OF PART II., VOLUME XII.







PAGE.
AESTHETES, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................... .Helen Gray Cone........... 588
ALIBAZAN. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch) ............ .Laura E. Richards ....... 487
AMBITIOUS ANT, THE. Jingle ..... .................................... .A. R. W ells .... .......... 645
AMONG THE LAW-MAKERS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ..................Edmund Alton. ........... 537
613, 702, 777, 853, 945
ANIMAL PAINTER, AN. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard. ............................................ 885
ANIMAL TRAPS AND TRAPPERS. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard, Alice Beard, C. F. Holder
and J. M Nugent) ......................... ........... ........ F. ........... .
ANXIOUS MOMENT, AN. Picture, drawn by Jessie Curtis Shepherd..................................... 586
BATHMENDI. Poem. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham)........ ............H. H. (Helen Jackson). ... 508
BATTLE OF THE THIRD COUSINS, THE. (Illustrated)......................Frank R. Stockton.......... 809
BEETHOVEN .................................... ............... ...... Agatha Tunis........... 760
BERRY AND FISH STORY, A ................ ............. .......... Lizzie Chase Deering....... 606
BONNIE JEAN. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ...........................N. W..................... 816
BROWNIES AND THE SPINNING-WHEEL, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the ox........ 521
A author) ............................. .................. .......... a er ........
BROWNIES AT SCHOOL, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)......... .Palmer Cox................ 920
BROWNIES AT THE SEA-SIDE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) .... Palmer Cox ................ 763
BUSY WORLD, THE....................... ............................ .argaret Eytinge .......... 586
BUTTERFLIES, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by H. P. Share) ................. Ellen M. H. Gates ........ 599
BY THE SEA. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner ................................................... 852
CASED IN ARMOR. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard) ............. .......... .John R. Coryell .......... 608
CHILDREN OF THE COLD, THE. (Illustrated by W. Taber). ............. Liet. Frederick Schwatka .. 513
625, 696, 786, 864
CIRCUS CLOWN'S DREAM, THE. Verses. (Illustrated).. ............... .Joel Stacy ................ 949
CLOTILDA OF BURGUNDY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................... E. S. Brooks .............. 661
COASTING IN AUGUST. (Illustrated by Frank M. Gregory) ................. Mrs. Frank M1. Gregory.... 730
" CONSTITUTIONAL ON THE BEACH, A. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock 7
Foote. ..................................................... ........ .. .................. 729
CONUNDRUM-JINGLES. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) ................ : ... ..E. E. Sterns ..... .549, 660, 932
DAISIES. Poem. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner).........................D. C. Wasburn ........... 868
DAUGHTER ITHA. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ......................Evelyn Martinengo Cesaresco 686
DREAMLAND SHEEP, THE. Poem .......................... ............Mary L. B. Branch.......... 808
DRIVEN BACK TO EDEN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ..... ............ .E. P. Roe ............... 490
569, 653, 751, 830, 932
DUET, A. Picture, drawn by Joseph E. Travis............ .... ................ ............ 695
ENERGETIC ASSISTANT, AN. Picture, drawn by H. J. Moser .................................... ..... 560
FIVE LITTLE WHITE HEADS. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura Hoyle Burr)... Walter Learned ............ 609






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FROM BACH TO WAGNER ...................... .............. .........Agatha Tunis ............. 518
583, 708, 760, 827, 930
Handel ................... ........ .... ...... .................................... 518
Haydn ................. ...................... ................................. .... 583
Mozart.................................. ....... ... ........ ... ................ 708
Beethoven ................. .... ...... ............... ............ ................ 760
Schubert................ ............... ............................................... 827
Mendelssohn ........ ................ ..................... ....... ........ .. 930
FROM ZURICH TOWN. Poem ............................................Celia Thaxter.............. 587
FUN WITH A ROLLER-SKATE. Picture, drawn by F. Bellew, Jr................... .................. 605
GAME OF DOMINO-TEN-PINS, A. Picture, drawn by A. Brennan ................................. .. 816
"GARDEN OF GIRLS" STORIES. (Illustrated). ................... .................. ...... ...... .886
Peggy's Garden and What Grew Therein. .............................. Celia Thaxter ............ 886
GOOD BoY BRIGADE, THE. Picture ............................................................... 640
GOOD GIRL, THE. Jingle................... .......................... A. R. Wells .............. 645
GRANDPA'S OLD SLIPPER, AND BABY'S NEW SHOE. Verse. (Illustrated by E. W 576
W. H. Drake) .............................. .................. 576
GREAT BLUE HERON, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)........... Celia Thaxter ............ 776
GREAT BUT MODEST BEGGAR, A. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ................................. 880
GREAT FINANCIAL SCHEME, A. (Illustrated by Geo. R. Halm and others)... Sophie Swet ...... ........ 846
GRIFFIN AND THE MINOR CANON, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell)..... Frank R. Stockton ......... 896
HANDEL .................................. ........... ........ ...... Agatha Tunis............. 518
HARVEST MOON, THE. Picture, drawn by Jessie McDermott........... ............................ 731
HAYDN ................................... .......................Agatha Tunis...... ..... 583
HELEN'S PRIZE DINNER. (Illustrated) ................................... Anna MAcClure Sohll ... ... 609
HIS ONE FAULT. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ...... ................. T. Trowbridge ....... 501
590, 669, 767, 821, 905
HISTORIC GIRLS. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch and others)..... ........ E. S. Brooks.......... 661, 915
Clotilda of Burgundy: The Girl of the French Vineyards ............ ........ ........ ........ 661
Pulcheria of Constantinople: The Girl of The Golden Horn .......... ............................. 915
HONEY-HUNTERS. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent) ....................... John R. Coryell.. .......... 912
HOUSE OF STRING, A. (Illustrated by W. J. Fenn) ........... ........ Margaret Meredith.. ....... 543
How PAUL CALLED OFF THE DOG. ................................... Lavinia S. Goodwin..... .. 859
How SCIENCE WON THE GAME. (Illustrated by F. T. Merrill) ... ....... George B. M. Haivey ...... 924
"HULLO, OLD STIFF-LEGS Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ..................................... 575
HUNTER'S MOON, THE. Picture, drawn by Jessie McDermott...................... ....... .. .863
HURRY AND WORRY. Verse .......................................C. C. S. ................ 624
IN PRIMROSE TIME. Poem. (Illustrated).................... ....... Mrs. S. M. B. Piatt........ 497
IN SEPTEMBER. Poem ........................................ .........Eliabeth Cole...... ....... 803
INVENTOR'S HEAD, THE. (Illustrated by William Mason)...................... .................... 866
IT MAY SEEM VERY FOOLISH." Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author)..... Walter Bobbetf .. ......... 560
JAPANESE CREEPING BABY, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ..... DeWitt Clinton Lockwood ... 772
JAUNTY JAY, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated)...... ..........................A. R. Wells ............... 860
JINGLES .... ................. ..............549, 560, 576, 624, 640, 645, 660, 743, 830, 839, 860, 895, 932
JOHNNY INTERVIEWS AN ANEMONE ............................... Alice Wellington Rollins.... 666
KING DRINKS, THE. Picture .................. .... ........... ........................... 760
KNOWING LITTLE FISH, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Boz) .............. Walton Isaacs.............. 911
LADY GOLDEN-ROD. Poem. (Illustrated)...... .......................... Carrie W Bronson......... 858
LAND WITHOUT A NAME, THE. Poem. (Illustrated) ........ .. ........ Helen Gray Cone........... 652
LIBERTY BELL, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater) .... ........ S. Brooks ............. 676
LITTLE BRITOMARTIS. (Illustrated by H. Sandham) .......... ............Alice Maude Eddy ...... 499
LITTLE DAME FORTUNE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). ..... ............ .Rachel Carew .............. 723
LITTLE GRAY POCKET, THE. Poem. (Illustrated) ..................... .Julia P. Ballard. .. ...... 819
LITTLE MAID, PRETTY MAID." Verse. (Illustrated by Walter Bobbett) .......................... 830
LITTLE PEEK-A-BOO. Song .................................. .... ..... Wade Whipple ........... 869
LITTLE PENELOPE'S SEWING. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills) ..... Anna M. Pratt ...... .... 541
LITTLE PISA AND GREAT ROME. (Illustrated by Joseph Pennell)........... Frank R. Stockton ....... 733
LITTLE STAMP COLLECTOR, THE. Verses. (Illustrated)................... iMary L. B. Branch....... 732






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LONELY LION, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated)................. ........ ... A. R1. RWells....... .... 895
LULLABY, A. Poem. (Illustrated by-A. G. Plympton) .....................Irene Putnam. ........... 668
MENDELSSOHN ......................... ................. .............. Agaha Tunis............. 930
MOZART ................................. ................... .. .. .... Agatha Tunis...... ...... 708
MRS. GRIMALKIN AND THE LITTLE GRIMALKINS. Picture ........................................... 732
" MYSELF, OR ANOTHER? ............................................ .Marion Sattercle ........... 529
MY SWEETHEART. Verses...................................... .......Allen G. Bigelow....... ..... 828
NICKNAMES. (Illustrated) .............. ............ ................ .. ..Henry Frederic Reddall .... 861
OCTOBER. Poem. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills)......................... Laura M. Marquand....... 904
OFFICIOUS TOUCAN, AN. Picture, drawn by F. C. Drake. .................. ........... .... .... .. 80
"OH, AN ORANGE! Picture, drawn by A. Temple.................. ..... .......... ....... ... 720
" OH, DEAR (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble) ...........................Laura E. Richards ...... .. 646
OLD PIPES AND THE DRYAD. (Illustrated by Kenyon Cox) ................Frank R. Stockton ......... 561
ORACULAR OWL, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated) .............................. R. Wells........... ... 895
OUR SECRET SOCIETY. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis Shepherd) .............. Maria W. Jones ........... 650
OUT FOR A DRIVE. Picture, drawn by R. B. Birch. ....................... ........ ... ..... .. 501
OWL, THE PUSSY-CAT, AND THE LITTLE BOY, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated. ....
by the Author)..... ................... .......................... G. rancis ............. 839
PEGGY'S GARDEN AND WHAT GREW THEREIN. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).. Celia Thaxter.............. 886
PERSONALLY CONDUCTED. (Illustrated by Joseph Pennell) ................. Frank R. Stockton..... .... 733
Little Pisa and Great Rome .................. ................................................ 733
PICTURES ........... 501, 560, 575, 586, 605, 606, 640, 695, 720, 729, 731, 732, 741, 750, 760, 8oo, 816, 829,
852, 863, 880, 885, 940, 960
PLEASANT WALK, A. (Illustrated) ...................................... .Laura E. Richards......... 742
" POLLY WANT A CRACKER? Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes........................... ......... 720
PRINCESS PAPILLONES. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)......................Alfred Trumble ..... ... 596
PULCHERIA OF CONSTANTINOPLE. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner)........E. S. Brooks............... 915
PUSS AND THE WINDOW-SHADE. Picture, drawn by P. Newell ................................. .... 800
PUZZLED PEDLAR, A. Picture, drawn by F. Bellew ................... ...... ...................... 88o
RACE, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). ....................... C. L. D........... ....... 944
READY FOR BUSINESS; OR, CHOOSING AN OCCUPATION ... ............ George J. Manson.......... 773
A House-builder ................................ .................. ...... .............. ... 773
REIGN OF THE ROLLER-SKATE, THE. Picture, drawn by Jessie Curtis Shepherd ........................ 750
ROYAL GAME OF TENNIS, THE. (Illustrated)............................. Charles Ledyard Norton .... 600
SCHOOL AFLOAT, A. (Illustrated by H. A. Johnson)...................... John H. Gibbons and
Charles Barnard.......... 678
SCHOOL OF LONG AGO, A. (Illustrated). ............................... Edward Eggleston. ...... 643
SCHUBERT .............................................................Agatha Tunis.............. 827
SEPTEMBER DAY ON THE LAKE, A. Picture, by Elbridge Kingsley........................ ........ 829
SHEEP OR SILVER ? (Illustrated by Henry Sandham and others) ............ William M. Baker......... 577
689, 744, 804
Six LITTLE FLIES, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater). ..... ... DeWitt C. Lockwood ......... 70
SPIDERS OF THE SEA. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent) .....................C. F. Holder ............. 840
SPRING-TIME. Poem ............................. ............. .. Florence R. Hill........... 525
STRING OF BIRDS' EGGS, A. Poem. .......... ..... ....... .......... Helen Gray Cone........... 728
SUMMER NIGHT, A. Poem .......................................... .AliceBoise Wood.... ...... 568
" SUMMER 'S COMING." Picture, drawn by Mary Wyman Wallace ................... .......... ... 6o6
SYMPATHETIC TIME-PIECE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater) .... .Mary L. B. Branch........ 542
TEACHING TABBY AND THE KITTENS HOW TO PLAY CAT'S CRADLE. Picture,
drawn by J. C. Beard ......... .................... ........................ 940
TENNIS, THE ROYAL GAME OF. (Illustrated) ................ ........ Charles LedyardNorton ..... 600
TERRIBLE GYMNAST, A. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ........... ..........Mrs. M. Sheffey Peters ..... 621
TERRIBLE JACK-KNIFE, THE. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers).............. N. Chapin.............. 820
THOSE CLEVER GREEKS. (Illustrated).................. ............ Arlo Bates................. 941
TRICYCLE OF THE FUTURE, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell)........... Frank R. Stockton ......... 481
TRUANT KEYS, THE. Verses. (IlIustrated by W. H. Goater from sketches Sarah A. People ......... .
by George A. People) ....................... ........... .......... 58
"Two BRAVE BUT TREMBLING MAIDENS." Jingle. (Illustrated) .......... W. G. ................... 640






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UNLUCKY URCHIN, THE. Jingle....................................... .A. R. Wells............... 743
UP GOES THE EAGLE Picture, drawn by Addie Ledyard ............ ...................... .. ... 741
WAR WITH THE LITTLE "REDSKINS ................. .. ...... .. ..I.. 7. Jerric.. ............ .883
WASHINGTON'S FIRST CORRESPONDENCE ........ ........................ Rev. Henry Augustus Adams 685
WATER-MUSEUM, A. (Illustrated by D. Clinton Peters).................... G. G. manning .......... 784
WHAT JOE AND JEAN SAW AT THE NEW ORLEANS EXPOSITION. (Ills- Annie C. Goater......... ..532
treated by W H Goater) ................. ..... .......... ...........
WHAT THE FLOWERS SAID. Poem ....................................... Grace F. Pennypacker....... 759
WHEN MAMMA WAS A LITTLE GIRL. Verses.......... .... ........ Grace F. Coolidge........... 914
WISE OLD MAN, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by F. Opper)..................Emma A. Opper........... 91o
WORK AND PLAY FOR YOUNG FOLK. (Illustrated).................... ............................ 543
A House of String ............. .................................... Margaret Meredith ........ 543




DEPARTMENTS.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated.)
H elen's Friends ..................................................... Helen C. Stockton ... ...... 552
A Finger Play ...................................................... Emma C. Dowd.. ....... 553
Mother Duck ...................................... ............... Bessie Parker.............. 630
How Sport Saved the Kittens ........................................DeWitt C. Lockwood... .... 71o
The Long Train ................................................... Laura E. Richards ........ 790
Little Red Hen .................................................... Eudora M. Bumstead ...... 872
The Patient Cat ..................................................... Laura E. Richards......... 952

OUR MUSIC PAGE.
Little Peek-a-boo ................... .............................. Wade Whipple.......... .. 869

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated.)

Introduction- A Polite Mule-A Cannibal Daisy-bug-Fifteen Owners Wanted (illustrated)- The Golden
Gate, 550; Introduction The Ink-plant A Moon-rainbow More About Ants Why Golden Gate ? -
"Sing, Sweet Bird" (illustrated), 632; Introduction- Fifteen Feet and their Owners--An Apple-tree
Indeed-Thousands for One Gown Some People's Queer Notions -Butterfly Head-dresses (illustrated)-
Those Pet Beetles Illuminated Frogs, 712; Introduction Fifteen Owners Found -The Illuminated Frogs
Again An Illuminated Fish A Tamed Welsh Rabbit White Squirrels Ship Ahoy (illustrated),
792; Introduction Moon Rainbows and All Sorts of Things Other Lunar Rainbows Where Do They
Come From ? How the Turtle Winks A Good Book Hemiptera Homoptera (illustrated), 870; Intro-
duction-" Dear Apple,-Wake Up! "- Baby Lions and Cats How Some Bees Were Deceived- More
About Surnames -What a Squirrel Mother Did (illustrated)- What About This ? 950.

THE AGASSIZ ASSOCIATION (Illustrated)........................................ 556, 636, 716, 796, 876, 956


THE LETTER-BOX (Illustrated) .......................... ........ ....... 554, 634, 714, 794, 874, 954

THE RIDDLE-BOX (Illustrated) ................... .... ..... ......... 558, 638, 718, 798, 878, 958

EDITORIAL NOTES. ....... ........... ........... ............ ......... .... 554, 634, 714, 874, 954

FRONTISPIECES.
All on the Road to Alibazan," by R. B. Birch, facing Title-page of Volume-" Old Pipes and the Dryad,"
by Kenyon Cox, facing page 561- The Pet Fawn," by Mary Hallock Foote, facing page 643 -" Little
Dame Fortune," by R. B. Birch, facing page 723 A Trip Around the World," facing page 803 -" Friends
or Foes ? facing page 883.




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