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Language: English
Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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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.
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ST. NICHOLAS:

AN

ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE


FOR YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MARY


MAPES DODGE.


VOLUME XIII.
PART I., NOVEMBER, 1885, TO APRIL, I886.





THE CENTURY CO. NEW-YORK.
F. WARNE & CO., LONDON,
















































Copyright, 1886, by THE CENTURY Co.


THE DE VINNE PRESS.















ST. NICHOLAS:


VOLUME XIII.


PART I.
SIx MONTHS-NOVEMBER, 1885, TO APRIL, 1886.

















CONTENTS OF PART I., VOLUME XIII.





PAGE.
ADVENTURE OF A MOUSE, THE. (Illustrated by H. Pyle and A. Brennan).. .HowardPyle............... 147
"A GAY LITTLE FELLOW." Jingle. (Illustrated and engrossed by G. R. Halm) E. E. Sterns.............. 470
ALL ABOARD FOR TO-MORROW MORNING Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ................... ....... 476
AMONG THE LAW-MAKERS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers)................. Edmund Alton ........... 53
141, 219, 292, 386
APRIL DAY, AN. Poem ................................................ Sara Af. Chatfield. ......... 407
ARCHITECT, AN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ......................... George J. .fManson .......... 212
AROUND THE BAY OF NAPLES. (Illustrated)............................ .Frank R. Stockton ......... 263
ART AND ARTISTS, STORIES OF. (Illustrated)........................ Clara Erskine Clement...... 323
BADMINTON ................... ..................... .. ........... Charles Ledyard Norton .... 290
BALLAD OF JOHNNY PICKLEFRITZ, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) Q. W.................... 419
BARTY'S TURKEY. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner) .................... .. Sophie Swett. .............. 12
BENEVOLENT BOY! Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).......... ........A. R. W ells .......... .. .124
BEN'S SISTER. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes) ............ ............... aria L. Pool............. 464
BIG HANS AND LITTLE HANS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ............ .. I. Boyesen. ............. 201
" BLACK STONES A-BLAZING." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm)........... E. Sterns.............. 299
BOLD HIGHWAYMAN, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by A. Dunham Wheeler)... G. Van Rensselaer...... 282
BRIGHT IDEA, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)..................... alcolm Douglas ....... .. 29
BROWNIES AND THE BICYCLES, THE. (Illustrated by the Author)....... ... .Palmer Cox............... 69
BROWNIES' CIRCUS, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ........... .Palmer Cox................ 389
BROWNIES TOBOGGANING, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)...... .Palmer Cox........ ...... 227
CANDY COUNTRY, THE. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble) ..................... Louisa Hf. Alcott ... ... 16
CAPTAIN BRIGHT EYES AND LADY QUICK EAR ............. ............ H. I- (Helen Jackson)..... 182
CASPERL. (Illustrated by Leon Moran and Oliver Herford) ................ .. C. Bunner ............. 403
CATCHING A WILD CAT. (Illustrated by the Author)....................... William Cary .............. 308
CHINESE GAME-SONG, A. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham)..................Ella f -S Cummins ... .180
CHOPIN. ............... ........... .... ..... ............. ............gatha Tunis ............. 143
CHRISTMAS BEFORE LAST. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell)...... ............ ..ank R. Stockton .......... 124
CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY. (Illustrated by a little girl) ..................... W. D. I. roells ..... ....... 16
CHRISTMAS GIFTS, HOME-MADE. (Illustrated by the Author)...............Ella S. lVelch............. 61
CHRISTMAS NUMBER, THE. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock Foote .................................. 123
CHRISTMAS STARS. (Illustrated by Carl Marr) ............................ A. Temple Bellew ....... .. 216
CONSIDERATE CROCODILE, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)...... .. R. Wells ............ .. 134
CONVERSATION AT THE Zoo, A. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard...................................... 303
DICKY DOT AND DOTTY DICK. Play ................. ................. E. S. Brooks ....... ..... 285
DIFFICULT PROBLEM, A. Picture, drawn by O. Herford. ............................... ..... .. 160
DOG STORIES, ST. NICHOLAS. (Illustrated) ................. ............. ...................... 358
ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, AN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ............... George J. Aanson .......... 300
ENOUGH FOR Two. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard.................. ............ ............... 96
EPHESUS, TWO MIDDIES AT. (Illustrated by W. H. Overend and E. J. H Car....
M eeker) ................ .............. ......... ..... C rk .......... .
ERRAND, AN. Verses... ........... ......... .... ..................... Sydney Dayre............. 346
EXPLANATION, AN. Poem ........................ ... ............. Samuel W. Dzffreld........ 331
FATHER HUBBARD. Picture, drawn by D. C. Peters ........................................ ........ 272






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FIRE! FIRE! Poem.............. .. ...... ........................ Esther B. Tiffany .. ...... 60
FIRM OF BIG BRAIN, LITTLE BRAIN & Co., THE. (Illustrated by the Author). Frank Bellcw. ............. 304
FISH-SPEARING THROUGH THE ICE. (Illustrated by H. I. Keller)........... J. 0. Roorbac ............. 247
FIVE LITTLE BOYS. Jingle ............. ........... .... ....... V ........ .......... 149
FLORENCE AND VENICE, IN. (Illustrated) .............................. Frank R. Stockon ..... ... 349
FLORENTINE BABIES, SOME FAMOUS. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell) .........Elsizabe/k Robins Pennell .... 243
FRENCH PAINTERS. (Illustrated) ....................................... Clara Erskine Clement. ... 323
FROM BACH TO WAGNER ...... ....................... ............... .. .gata Tunis.
Schumann ................... ............................... ............. ........ ........ 28
Chopin ..... ..................... ................... .................................... 143
W agner. (Illustrated) ........................ ............................... g89
GARDEN OF GIRLS, A.
Uncle and Aunt. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis Shepherd).................. Susan Coolidge ............ 30
GEORGE WASHINGTON. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham, W. H. Drake, Horace E. Scudder .... .... 192
H A. Ogderi, and others)... ............ ..... ..................... 274, 366, 435
GIANT TURTLES. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard) ............................. Charles Frederick Holder .... 24
GIRL WHO LOST HER POCKET, THE. (Illustrated by A. E. Sterner) ........Sophie Swett ............... 257
GOING GOING GONE (Illustrated) ................................... 2 H. (HIelen Jackson) ..... 272
GRANDFATHER'S VALENTINE. Poem ................................... Elizabeth Cumzings ......... 246
GREAT IMPROVEMENT, A. Verses ......... ........................... Sydney Dayre ............. 303
GREAT ROME AGAIN. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell).................. lFrank R. Stockton. ......... 38
GREAT SNOWBALL FIGHT, THE. (Illustrated by George Inness, Jr. )......... Charles Barnard ........... 342
HALLOWEEN. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner .............. ..................................... 8
HEADS WE WIN,- TAILS YOU LOSE. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes................................ 8o
HISTORIC GIRLS: Woo OF HWANG-HO. (Illustrated by A. Brennan)....... E. S. Brooks............. 420
HOLIDAY PARTY, OUR.................................................. C. C. .................. 138
HOME-MADE CHRISTMAS GIFTS. (Illustrated by the Author) ..............Ella S. Welch .............. 6I
How FISHES CLIMB HILL. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent) ............ ... Charles Frederick Holder .... 104
ICICLE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater) .................... .Rev. C. T. Whittemore." ... 446
IMPRISONED WHALE, AN. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent) ................. Edmund Collinss............ 417
JINGLES ..............................................................47, 124, 134, 149, 215, 282, 299, 310
KEEP OFF THE GRASS." Picture, drawn by Irene F. Jerome ..................................... 140
KING OF THE FROZEN NORTH, THE. (Illustrated)................... ....John R. Coryell........... 201
LITTLE CHRISTMAS-TREE, THE. Poem ........................ .. .. .. Susan Coolidge. ..... .. ... 81
"LITTLE DICK SILVERBACK." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) .... E.E. E. Sterns ............ 215
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................. Frances Hodgson Burnett..... 3
82, I68, 252, 332, 408
MAGIC CLOCKS, THE. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner) ................... H. (Helen Jackson) .. 8, 92
MINUTE SKETCHES. Pictures, drawn by Alfred Brennan......... .... .......... ...... .. 388
MOON AND ITS SHINE," THE. Verses. .......................... .Bessie Chandler. ............ I
MORNING AT RUGBY DURING VACATION-TIME, A. (Illustrated by Joseph
R. Pennell) ....................................................... Edwin Mead........... 117
MRS. KRISS KRINGLE. Poem ......................................... .. .Edith M Thomas ..... 138
MOUNTAIN-TOP AND How WE GET THERE, A. (Illustrated by Jas. Monks Fra R. Slc/ .... 6
and E. J. Meeker) ................... ......... Sock .. . ... 426
MY ECHO. Poem. (Illustrated and engrossed by Albert E. Sterner) ........ Edgar Fawscett............. 108
MY GRANDMOTHER'S GRANDMOTHER'S CHRISTMAS CANDLE. (Illustrated
by G. De F. Brush) .............. ...... .................. ....... ezekia B ttewort. ... 174
" MY PRETTY GLASS TOWER." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) ...... E. E. Sterns .............. 299
NAPLES, AROUND THE BAY OF. (Illustrated) ................ ............ rank R. Stock/ton........... 263
NEW BITS OF TALK FOR YOUNG FOLK. ........................ ....H. H. (Helen Jackson.)
The Magic Clocks. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner) .......................... ............... 8, 92
Captain Bright Eyes and Lady Quick Ear ........................... ......... ........... 182
Going! Going! Gone !. ................................ ................ ................ 272
Tit for Tat. ................... ..................................................341
"Wait! A New Time-table for Boys and Girls ...... ............ ..................... 447
NEW HAT AND MUFF, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills)......Elizabeth L. Could ....... 374






CONTENTS.


P AGE.
NEW MOON, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills) ................ C. Lloyd .................. 407
NICK WOOLSON's RIDE. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes) .................... Rose Hfawthornc Laltrop ... I84
NOT HANDSOME, PERHAPS, BUT VERY STYLISH. Picture, drawn by F. Bellew, Jr................ .... 365
NOTHING ON THE BREAKFAST TABLE. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge)........ .Margaret Eytinge ........... 282
NOVEMBER EVENING, A. Poem. (Illustrated by the frontispiece)........ Celia Thaxter.............. 7
ONE LITTLE RHYME IN A WORLD OF RHYME. Poem. ................ .Ernest Whitney ............ 123
OUR HOLIDAY PARTY................................................. C. E. C ......... ......... 38
OUR JOE. (Illustrated by C. H. Stephens). ............................L. .. Stephens ............. 47
PANE-PICTURES. Poem ............................ ..................... C..................... 358
PERSONALLY CONDUCTED. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell and others). ...... .Frank R. Stockton.
Great Rome Again........................................................ ................. 38
Around the Bay of Naples ............................... .................... ............. 263
In Florence and Venice ...................... ............ .............................. 349
A Mountain-top and How We Get There....................................................... 426
PET CAT OF AN ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, THE. Picture, drawn by L. Hopkins .................... 302
PICTURES .................... 8, 37, 75, 80, 96, 107, 123, 140, 160, 235, 272, 291, 302, 303, 365, 388, 395, 434, 476
PLAYING SCHOOL. Picture, drawn by E. W. McDowell............ .................................. 37
PUDDING COMETH, THE. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner....... ............................... .6o
PUTTING THIS AND THAT TOGETHER ..................... ............ George IKlingle ............ 121
QUAKER ESTHER'S RIDE. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham) ................. B. Vinton Blake ........... 380
RAINY DAY, A. Verses.................. ......... ..................Sydne y.... 420
RAJAH'S PAPER-CUTTER, THE. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent)............... John R. Coryell............ 136
READY FOR BUSINESS; OR, CHOOSING AN OCCUPATION. (Illustrated by George J. 1anson.
W I-. Drake).................................................
A n A architect .................... ... ................. ................... ........... 212
An Electrical Engineer ................................................ .................... 300
REAL KING, THE. (Illustrated) .......................................... John R. Coyell ............ 288
RIGHT ROYAL CHRISTMAS UNTO YOU, A. Picture, drawn by D. Clinton Peters ........................ 107
RIGI, THE. (A Mountain-top and How We Get There).....................Frank P. Stockton. ........ 426
RING TIE BELL AND BLOW THE HORN." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) E. E. Sterns ............... 215
ROMANCE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)....................... Malcola Douglas .......... 135
RUGBY, A MORNING AT. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell) .............. EdwinD. Mead........... 117
RUGBY, SCHOOL-LIFE AT. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell) .............. Elizabeth Robins Pennell .... IIo
SANTA CLAUS ON A LARK. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge).................... Washington Gladden........ 96
SANTA CLAUS ON SNOW SHOES. (Illustrated by D. Clinton Peters)........ Sophie May ............... 208
SAVAGE AND COWARDLY. (Illustrated)......................... .........John R. Coryell........... 346
SCHOOL-LIFE AT RUGBY. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell) ................ .lizabeth Robins Pennell .... o
SCHUMANN ....... .......................... ..........................Agatha Tunis .............. 28
SECRET OF IT, THE. Poem ............................................. Susan Coolidge ...... ....... 79
SHAKSPERE'S SCHOOL, A VISIT TO. (Illustrated by C. H. Stephens)........ Rev. Albert Danker........ 468
SHOE OR STOCKING? Poem ................................... ......Edith M. Thomas.......... 92
SIMPLE SIMON. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) ................................................... .. 307
SIR ROJER DE ROMILY ROSE. Jingle. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford)................................ 47
SIXTEEN AND SIX. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by Albert E. Sterner) ............................ 145
SKY-SAILING. Poem ....................................... .......... John Vance C ....... 122
SLIGHT MISUNDERSTANDING, A. Verses................................ .Bessie Chander ......... 309
SMALLEST DOG IN THE WORLD, THE. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent)....... C. Russell .............. 146
SNOW-STORM, THE. Poem....................................... ...... Grace Denio Litc/eld. ..... 92
SOME FAMOUS FLORENTINE BABIES. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell) ...... .Elizabeth Robins Pennell ... 243
SOPHIE CONNOR AND THE VACATION-SCHOOL. (Illustrated by H. Sandham). Charles Barnard........... 454
ST. NICHOLAS DOG STORIES. (Illustrated)'. ........................................................ 358
STORIES OF ART AND ARTISTS: FRENCH PAINTERS. (Illustrated) ......... Clara Erskine Clement. ..... 323
STRANGER CAT, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake).............N. P. Babcock ......... .. 172
TAKING BABE'S PICTURE. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............A. W. N........ ......... 348
THANKSGIVING GHOST, A. Picture, drawn by O. Herford ...................................... ..... o8
"THREE LITTLE MAIDS FROM SCHOOL ARE WE." Picture, drawn by Laura.
C. H ills ....................................................... .....







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THROUGH THE REGISTER. (Illustrated by O. Herford) ........................................... .. 148
TIT FOR TAT ......................................................... H. H. (Helen Jackson) ..... 341
To A SQUIRREL. Poem ...................................... .......... Henry S. Cornwall ......... 52
TOTTY'S BANJO. Picture, drawn by Isabel McDougal..... .......................................... 291
TURTLES, GIANT. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard). ........................... Charles Frederick Holder .... 24
Two MIDDIES AT EPHESUS. (Illustrated by W. H. Overend and E. J. Meeker).H. H. Clark .............. 54
UNCLE AND AUNT. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis Shepherd) ......... ....... .Susan Coolidge ............ 30
VACATION-SCHOOLS IN BOSTON. (Illustrated by H. Sandham)..... ....... .Edward Everet Hale ....... 448
VALENTINE, GRANDFATHER'S. Poem. .................................... .Elizabeth Czmnings.......... 246
VALENTINES. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ...................... W. W. E. ................ 284
VISIT TO SHAKSPERE'S SCHOOL, A. (Illustrated by C. H. Stephens). ...... Rev. Albert Danker ........ 468
VOICES OF PROPHECY. Poem. (Illustrated) .................. ..........Dora Read Goodale ........ 251
VOYAGE, A. Poem........... .................................. .....Harlan H. Ballard......... 434
WAGNER. (Illustrated)................................................. Agatha Tunis............. 189
"WAIT!" A NEW TIME-TABLE FOR BOYS AND GIRLS .................... .H. H. (Helen Jackson) ..... 447
WHO'LL BUY? Poem....................... ..................... Dora Read Goodale.......... 23
WONDERS OF THE ALPHABET. (Illustrated) ............................ Henry Eckford ......... 375, 460
WOOD-NOTES FROM A CAGE. Poem .....................................Helen Gray Cone ........... 36
Woo OF HWANG-HO. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) ................. ......E. S, Brooks ............. 421




DEPARTMENTS.
FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated)
Mother Goose Rhymes ............... ........................ ......................... 52
Why Coralie was Ill........ ......................................Laura E. Richards ....... 230
Five Jolly Rogues .............................................. E. Sterns .............. 310
The Hearty Hen ................... ................. ...........A. R. Wells.............. 311
A Grandmother who can Draw ................................................................. 471


PLAYS.
Dicky Dot and Dotty Dick .................. ....................... S. Brooks .............. 285


JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated)
Introduction Moon-rainbows Chestnuts without Burrs (illustrated) A Vegetable Needle and Thread (illus-
trated), 72; Introduction -Steep Pastures- Look it up- Silver Thimbles-A Living Barometer (illustrated),
15o; Introduction-- Life in a Snow-flake-A Deer as aWatch-dog; Baked Matches; and other Queer Things-
The Carjole-An African New-Year's Card (illustrated), 232; Introduction--Hardly a Square Meal-Living
Barometers Again-A Case of Real Distress-A Bottled Fish-A Horrified Little School-ma'am -Waiting
to be Named (illustrated), 312; Introduction-Dandelions that Made a Mistake-Still Another Weather-
prophet-" Beautiful Snow"-About some Colors-The Ink-plant- How Turtles Wink-The Candle-fish
(illustrated), 392; Introduction- Cunning Bushmen- Economical Poisoning- Some Interesting Little
Seals Robin's Umbrella (illustrated) Verdict : Not Guilty, 472.

THE AGASSIZ ASSOCIATION. (Illustrated) ...................................... ..76, 156, 237, 317, 396, 477
THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated) ................................... .... .. ..74, 154, 234, 315, 394, 474
THE RIDDLE-BOX. (Illustrated) ............... .................. ....... 78, 158, 239, 319, 399, 479
EDITORIAL NOTES........................... .............................. 74, 154, 234, 314, 394, 474

FRONTISPIECES.
"A November Evening by Mary Hallock Foote, facing Title-page of Volume-" Portrait of a Little Girl,"
after a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds, facing page 81-" The Burgomaster's Daughter," from a painting
by Joseph Lauber, facing page 163-" The Sisters," by Mary Hallock Foote, facing page 243-" Madame
Le Brun's Portrait of Herself, facing page 323 -"' I am sure you are a Prince,' said the Princess," by L6on
Moran, facing page 403.




























































































































































































































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