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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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ST.


NICHOLAS

AN

ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE


FOR YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY
MARY MAPES DODGE.


VOLUME XIII.
PART II., MAY, 1886, TO OCTOBER, i886.




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














































Copyright, x886, by THE CENTURY CO.


THE DEVINNE PRESS.













NICHOLAS:


VOLUME XIII.

PART II.
Six MONTHS-MAY, I886, TO OCTOBER, I886.


ST.






















CONTENTS OF PART II., VOLUME XIII.







PAGE.
ABOUT BREATHING ......... ................... ...................... Hellen Clark Swazey ........ 946
ADVENTURE AT THE FLUME, OUR. (Illustrated) ........................ PW L ..................... 844
AMBITIOUS KANGAROO, THE. Jingle ... ................... .......... A. R. ARells. .............. 853
AMUSING THE BABY. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ...............E. EvaLovett Carson ......... 706
ARMY, AN. Verses........... .. ... .................. . ... .... A. C ............ ........ 757
ART AND ARTISTS, STORIES OF. English Painters. (Illustrated) ........... Clara Erskine Clement .... 803
AUNT DEBORAH'S LESSON. (Illustrated) ................. ........... G. G Baskette ..... ...... 694
AUTUMN TO SPRING. Poem.......................... ......Edith M. Thomas. ....... 883
BABY'S DIMPLE, THE. Poem ........................ ...... .......... William H. Hayne ........ .731
BALLAD OF BASE-BALL, A. Verses ........... ................ ........... LD ..................... 774
BELATED FAIRY, A. Picture, drawn by Mary A. Lathbury. ........... .............. ....... ..... 693
BLOSSOM-TIME. Poem ................... .............. ... .. .. Laura E. Richards ..... 518
BOAT-BUILDING. (Illustrated) .. ... .. ........... ....... ... .. .. George J. Manson ......... 698
BOPEEP. Poem. (Illustrated by Mary Hallock Foote) ..... ............. .. ydney Dayre ............. 756
BOYS' CAMP, A. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) .......... ...................... ......... 607
BOYS' PARADISE, THE. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ....... ......... ... Elizabeth Balch............ 604
BROWNIES AT BASE-BALL, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)....... Palmer Cos ....... .... 943
BROWNIES AT LAWN TENNIS, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ... Palmer Cox ........... ... 857
BROWNIES IN THE MENAGERIE, THE. (Illustrated by the Author) ...... Palmer Cox ............... 707
BROWNIES ON ROLLER SKATES, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author). .Palmer Cox ........... ... 543
BUBBLE BOWLING. (Illustrated by the Author) .......... .. ......... ...... Adelia B. Beard ......... .540
BUTTERFLY AND THE BEE, THE. Verse ............... ......... ....Edith iM. Thomas......... 599
CAPTAIN JACK'S FOURTH OF JULY KITE. (Illustrated by the Author) ...... Daniel C. Beard........... 702
CARICATURE PLANT, THE. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard) ............. .. f. ...... ............ 522
CHILDREN OF THE SUN, THE. Poem. (Illustrated) .................... ..4. rtzhur Wentwvorth Eaton ... 770
CHILDREN'S EXHIBITION, THE. (Illustrated by E. J. Meeker).............. Charles Barnard ........... 916
CHILD'S FANCY, A. Poem ............ ........... ........... ...... Frank Dempister Sherman.. 645
CONSIDERATE FARMER JONES. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ..... .......... ........... 843
CRAFTY CRAB, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch) Isabel Frances Bellows ...... 845
CREW OF THE CAPTAIN'S GIG, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards) ...... Rev. Charles R. Talbot ...... 899
DAISY-SONG. Verses... ....................... ....................... Grace Denio Litchfield...... 662
DANGEROUS DOG, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch). .A. R. Wells .............. 837
DIFFERENCE OF OPINION, A. Verses. ...................... ......... Lilian Dynevor Rice ........ 679
DOG STORIES, ST. NICHOLAS. (Illustrated). ................ .... ....................... 526, 624
" Do You LIKE BUTTER, BOSSY ? Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ......................... ..... 791
DUEL WITH A STORK, A. Pictures, drawn by Frederick J. Hibbert ............................ ..... 754
FISHES AND THEIR YOUNG. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard)............. ..... C. F. Holder............... 6oo






CONTENTS.


PAGE.
FLY-FISHING FOR TROUT. (Illustrated by J. H. Cocks, Henry Sandham, i ley Hitccock ...... .655
E. J. M eeker, and others) ................ ........ ........ ... ....
FRESH FROM A DIP IN THE BREAKERS. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock ...... 670
Foote ...................... ........... ................
FROG IN THE SHOE, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by Boz) .................. Aunt Fanny Barrow ....... 791
FUN IN HIGH LIFE. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes. ... .................. .................. 935
GEORGE WASHINGTON. (Illustrated by H. A. Ogden and others)..............Horace E. Scudder......... 505
590, 663, 758, 838, 908
GIRAFFE, THE. (Illustrated) ................. ........................ Gerrish Eldridge........... 768
GIRLS' TRICYCLE CLUB AND ITS RUN DOWN THE CAPE, THE. (Illustrated in Blake ..... 494
by W A. Rogers) .......................................... ......
GRANDPAPA ROSEBUSH. Verses. (Illustrated) ................ ....... ... Laura E. Richards ....... 583
GREAT SPRING-BOARD ACT, THE. Picture, drawn by T. J. Nicholl .................................... 677
HANDIWORK OF SOME CLEVER SCHOOL-BOYS, THE. (Illustrated by the Author). J. Abdon Donnegan. ....... 547
HER PICTURE. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills).... ............. Anna M. Pratt............ 942
HIGHLY COLORED. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ............................................... 869
How CONRAD LOST HIS SCHOOL-BOOKS. (Illustrated by the Author) ....... Walter Bobbett....... .... 514
" How DOTH THE LITTLE BUSY BEE? Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ........................... 757
HURLY-BURLY. Jingle. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ..... ........... ..... Emma Mortimer White ..... 871
IF. Jingle. (Illustrated) ................................ ............... E. A. B................. 703
IN THE GARDEN. Verses................... .........................Bessie Chandler............ 898
INVERTED. Jingle. (Illustrated by W. T. Peters) ............... ... ......John B. Tabb ............. 828
"IT WAS A FAIR ARTIST NAMED MAY." Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author).. Herford .............. 501
JAPANESE BABIES. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch). ... Anna C. Vincent........... 948
JINGLES ....................... 501, 613, 630, 681, 687, 697, 703, 733, 748, 785, 791, 797, 828, 837, 845, 853, 949
JOLLY OLD KNIGHT, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ............ Oliver Herford............. 748
KEEPING THE CREAM OF ONE'S READING. (Illustrated) .................. Margaret Meredith. .........537
KELP-GATHERERS, THE. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) .................... T. Trowbridge.......... 584
687, 776, 847, 929
KNICKERBOCKER BOY, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) .... Caroline S. King .......... 542
LACE-LEAF, A SEARCH FOR THE. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard).... ......... .lice May ................. 518
LA FAYETTE. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren).................. ........... Mrs. Eugenia Mr. Hodge .... 643
LAKE GEORGE CAPSIZE, A. (Illustrated) ...... .. .. .... ............ EdwardEggleston .......... 829
LAST CRUISE OF THE SLUG," THE. (Illustrated by D. Clinton Peters) ..... Thomas Edwin Turner. .... 671
LESSON IN GEOGRAPHY, A. Verses. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ....M. B. Jordan ............. 870
LITTLE BOYS WHO LOOKED ALIKE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) Malcolm Douglas............ 928
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..... .......... .Frances Hodgson Burnett... 502
564, 646, 734, 822, 884
LITTLE MISS MABEL. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ................. Daisy Jones............... 613
LITTLE SEAMSTRESS, A. Verse..... ... ...................... .... .Mary E. Wilkins .......... 733
MAN OVERBOARD (Illustrated by the Author) .......................... H. A. Johnson ........... 775
MATTER-OF-FACT CINDERELLA, A. (Illustrated) .. ........................Annie A. Preston .......... 860
MAY SONG. Poem. (Illustrated and engrossed by Laura C. Hills) .......... .Laura E. Richards........ 492
MONSTER, THE. Verses. (Illustrated) ........................... ....... Maria I. Hammond....... 732
MORNING-GLORIES. Poem ........................ .......... ........ Laura Ledyard Pope ...... 501
MORRA. (Illustrated)................... .......... ......... ..... Susan Anna Brown ........ 846
MOTHER'S IDEA .................. ................................ A. Platt............... 613
NAN'S REVOLT. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis Shepherd).................... Rose Lattimore Alling ..... 682
749, 816, 896
NED'S BUTTERCUP. Verses................................. ..........Bessie Chandler..... ...... 941
NEW THEORY, A. Verse ................... ....... ............. ..... Bessie Chandler............ 785
NEW VIEW OF THE MOON, A. Verses....... ...... ... .............Eva Lovett Carson.......... 551
No MORE SCHOOL. Picture, drawn by Rose Mueller................................ ... .. ....... 571
NOTIONAL NIGHTINGALE, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ...... R. R. ells.............. 748
NUMBER ONE. Verses ................................................ Charles R. Talbot ......... 705
OCTOBER. Poem. (Illustrated).......................... .... ......... Susan Hartley............. 8go
" OH, WHERE ARE You GOING? Jingle. (Illustrated by E. Sylvester) .............................. 869






CONTENTS. V11

PAGE.
OLD TIME ARMS AND ARMOR. (Illustrated)...............................E. S. Brooks ............. 936
ONCE-ON-A-TIME. Poem ...............................................Emily Huntington Miller... 563
ON THE WILLEY-BROOK TRESTLE. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham) ........ Willis Boyd Allen ......... 764
OWL, THE BAT, AND THE BUMBLE-BEE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura E. Richards...... 74
De Cost Smith) ...............................................
PERSONALLY CONDUCTED. (Illustrated by E. J. Meeker and others) ......... Frank R. Stockton .........
Queen Paris......................................................... ................. 572
PICTURES ................. 525, 571, 637, 670, 677, 693, 70I, 715, 738, 754, 757, 791, 798, 843, 856, 869, 935, 947
PUSSIES' COATS, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by H. P. Share) ......... .... .Esther B. Tiffany ...... 687
PUZZLED BESSIE. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner ............................................... 947
PUZZLED PAPA, A. Verses ...................... ........................ L. B. Branch .......... 603
QUAINT LITTLE MAN, A. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author).............A. Brennan....... ....... 949
READY FOR BUSINESS; OR, CHOOSING AN OCCUPATION. (Illustrated) ...... George J. Manson..........
Boat-building............ ................................................................. 698
RECIPE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)................. ........ Mary A. Lathnbry ...... .. 629
REGATTA. A Game. (Illustrated by the Author). ...................... .Frank Bellew ........ ... 783
ROBIN'S RETURN. Poem ............ .................................. Edith M. Thomas......... 612
ROCK-A-BYE. Poem .......................... ........................ ary N. Prescott .......... 535
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HERMIT, A. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard and others) ....Alfred Terry Bacon.... 723, 832
ROPE YARN SPUN BY AN OLD SAILOR, A. (Illustrated by the Author)...... C. W. Miller .............. 786
ROYAL FISH, A. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard, Henry Sandham, and others) .Ripley Hitchcock........... 739
SAD CASE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by Mary Richardson) ................. Margaret Vandegrift....... 733
SAILOR BOY, THE. Verses. (Illustrated)................................ Wallace E.Mather ........ 790
SALMON: A ROYAL FISH. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard, Henry Sandham, Riply Hitchcock. ..... 739
and others)...................................................
SATCHEL, THE. (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly).................... ......... Tudor Jenks.............. 616
SEARCH FOR THE LACE-LEAF, A. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard) .............. .Alice May................ 518
SEA-URCHIN, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch) ......Isabel Frances Bellows. .... 785
SHAKSPERE WHEN A BOY. (Illustrated by Alfred Parsons) .................Rose Kingsley ............ 483
SMALLEST CIRCUS IN THE WORLD, THE. (Illustrated by J. G. Francis)..... C. F. Holder .............. 533
SOME CURIOUS MARINERS. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard and J. M. Nugent).... C. F. Holder ............ 891
SONG OF SUMMER, A. Poem...........................................Emma C. Dowd ........... 671
SPRING BEAUTIES. Poem. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) ................. Helen Gray Cone .......... 513
ST. NICHOLAS DOG STORIES. (Illustrated) .........................................................
A Clever Little Yellow Dog ............................. ...........John R. Coryell .......... 526
A Dog that Could Count .................... ....... ........ ..........E. P. Roe.. ...... .... 529
A Clever Sheep Dog ..................................................................... 530
A Story of Two Buckets .................. ......................... Charlotte M. Vaile ......... 530
The Left-field of the Lincoln Nine ................................. C. F. Holder............. 624
A Dog that Could Climb Trees .. ................ ............. C. F. Holder............. 626
A Sociable, Sensible Dog ................. .......................... P. Roe............. .. 626
A Dog whose Feelings were Hurt................... ...............E. P. Roe ................ 628
A Dog that Repaid a Trick ...... .............................................. ........... 628
Mephistopheles ......... .................... ............ ...... ...Anna Gardner.. .......... 628
STORIES OF ART AND ARTISTS. English Painters. (Illustrated)............ Clara Erskine Clement..... 803
TEA-PARTY, A. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by the Author) ......... .Margaret Johnson ........ 865
TELL-TALE BARN, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author).............. Esther B. Tifany.... .... 924
"THE BIGGEST OF BIRDS." Jingle. (Illustrated G. R. Halm) .............. E. Sterns............. 703
THEORETIC TURTLE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated) ..........................A. R. Wells............... 681
"THIS LITTLE PIG WENT TO MARKET." Picture, drawn by Rose Mueller ........................... 701
"THIS SEAT RESERVED." Picture ........... .................................................... 856
THREE VELVETY BEES. Verses. (Illustrated by F. E. Gifford) ............M. M. .D ................ 654
TIMOTHY TIMID. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ..................... A Brennan .............. 697
TIPPIE AND JIMMIE. (Illustrated by H. P. Share) ...................... .Mary L. Frenc. ............ 705
TODDLEKINS AND TROT. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills) ..........Anna M. Pratt............. 843
TROUT, FLY-FISHING FOR. (Illustrated by J. H. Cocks, Henry Sandham, 655
E. J. Meeker, and others) ............................ ............ R






Vlll CONTENTS.

I'AGE.
UNDER THE SNOW. Poem ...... .... .. ............... ........L. ilian Dynevor Ricc ....... 815
VEGETABLE CLOTHING. (Illustrated by D. C. Beard) .................. ... C. J. Russell ...... ... 523
VENETIAN MARQUETRY. (Illustrated by the Author)..... ................ Charles G. Leland...... .. 866
WAITING FOR A COLD WAVE. Picture, drawn by C. Weaver ............... ........... .. ... ... 73S
WEASEL AND THE ADDER, THE. (Illustrated)......... .......... ...... Gerrish Eldridge ...... 907
WHAT BERTIE SAW IN THE FLOWERS. Poem. (Illustrated).............. .. G. R ....... ...... 536
WHAT IT WAS. Verses. (Illustrated by F. E. Gifford)................... M1alcolmh Douglas ...... 701
WHEN SHAKSPERE WAS A BOY. (Illustrated by Alfred Parsons) ..... ... ..Rose Kingsley. ...... ...... 483
WILD FLOWERS, THE. Verses. (Illustrated) .............. ............. Jessie Penniman ... 603
WILD HUNTERS. (Illustrated) .. .... ........... ..... .. ... John R. Coryel. ......... 681
W INGED SEEDS. Poem .......... .......... ........... ..... .. .. elen Gray Cone .......... 571
WOE TO THE FOREIGN DOLLY! Picture, drawn by R. Blum ... ..................... ..... ... 525
WONDERS OF THE ALPHABET. (Illustrated). .......... ....... ...... .. Henry Eckford ............ 538
621, 677, 771, 854, 925
WORK AND PLAY FOR YOUNG FOLK. (Illustrated.)
A Rope Yarn Spun by an Old Sailor. (Illustrated by the Author) ..... C. W. Miller,............. 786
Venetian Marquetry. (Illustrated by the Author).... ......... ...... Charles G. Leland ......... 866



DEPARTMENTS.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated.)
Riddles ............. ...... ..................... ........... J. D................ 630
Pretty Painted Bridges" ........................... ....... .
"White Sheep, White Sheep"................................... E. E. Sterns.. ........ 630
"On Dormio Hill" .......... ........................
A Letter from a Little Boy ......................................... Ralph Ranlet .............. 710
"Dude" and the Cats ......................................................... ............ 711
Riddles for Very Little Folk......... ..... ............ ........... E. Sterns ..... ..... .. 950

PLAYS AND MUSIC,
Easter Carol ... ..... .................. ...................... William E. Ashmall .. ... 546

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated,)
Introduction-" Everything is Lovely, and the Goose Hangs High"- Girls! To the Rescue! -About Little
Lord Fauntleroy-Fishing for Necklaces-A Suggestion to the Bottled Fish-The Newspaper Plant (illus.
trated)-One More Living Barometer, 552; A Bumble Grumble-Pretty Dusty Wings-Trees that Rain-
Shooting Stars- Coasting in August--More about Turtles- A Fish that Weaves its Nest--A Clever Hum-
ming-bird (illustrated), 632; Introduction--The Seventeen-year Locust (illustrated)--The Great Lubber
Locust (illustrated) -The Dog and the Queer Grasshoppers (illustrated), 712; Introduction--Longfellow's
First Letter-The Water-snake as a Fisherman-More Animal Weather-Prophets-A Useful Bird with
an Aristocratic Name-A Wise Humming-bird-The Pitcher Plant (illustrated), 792; Introduction-Poor
Lark! -Those Mocking-birds Again-A Living Island (illustrated)-Wrong Names for Things-Who can
Answer This ? 872; Introduction-A Perfectly Quiet Day-How He Proved It-Walking Without Legs-
A Queer Sunshade (illustrated)-A Queer Jumble-That Dear Little Lord, 952.

THE AGASSIZ ASSOCIATION. (Illustrated) ........... .... .................. 557, 636, 717, 794, 874, 957

THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated) ........................... .............. 554, 634, 714, 796, 876, 954

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

IEDITORIAIL NOTES ..................... ......... .............. ....................... 554, 634

FRONTISPIECES.
"In Spring-time-When Shakspere was a Boy," by L6on Moran, facing Title-page of Volume-"A June
Morning," by E. C. Held, facing page 563-"La Fayette and the British Ambassador," by F. H. Lungren,
facing page 643-" The Captain and the Captain's Mate," by Mary Hallock Foote, facing page 723-"The
Connoisseurs," after a painting by Sir Edwin Landseer, facing page 803-" Martha Washington," from an
unfinished portrait by Gilbert Stuart, facing page 883.




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