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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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NICHOLAS:


ILLUSTRATED


MAGAZINE


FOR YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY
MARY MAPES DODGE.


VOLUME XV.
PART II., MAY, 1888, TO OCTOBER, 1888.




THE CENTURY CO. NEW YORK.
T. FISHER UNWIN, LONDON.


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ST. NICHOLAS:


VOLUME


XV.


PART II.
Six MONTHS-MAY, 1888, TO OCTOBER, I888.





















CONTENTS OF PART II. VOLUME XV.






PAGE
ADVENTURE WITH A MAN-EATER, AN. (Illustrated by F. H. Schell and lr mp .......... 32
o th e rs ) . .. . .. . . . . .. .. .5.
ADVICE OF MISS ALCOTT, THE .. ........................... John Preston Truze ......... 545
AIM/E. (Illustrated by F. H-. Lungren) ................................... Mar'y E. Vandyne ......... 650
ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY. (Illustrated). ................. ................ Louise Chandler Moullton. 624
ALCOTT, THE ADVICE OF MISS ................. ..................... John Preston Trute ......... 545
ALL A-BLOWING. Poem ................... ............... ........ .Iate Af. Cleary ............ 814
ANOTHER INDIAN DOLL. (Illustrated) .................. ................ L. LA. Higgins. ........... 773
AZTEC FRAGMIENT, AN. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author)...............J. G. fi'rancis. ............ 762
BABY'S CREED. Verses ...................... .......................... Charles H. Lugrin ......... 932
BALLAD OF THE NAUTILUS. Poem. (Illustrated by Irving R. Wiles) .....E.E. Cavazza ...... ........ 649
BELL-BUOY'S STORY, THE. (Illustrated by A. B. Davies)...... ............ Lucy G. Morse ......... .. 755
BETWEEN Two LITTLE ROBBERS. Picture .... ....................................... .... ... 752
BILGED MIDSIIPMAN, THE. (Illustrated by W. de Meza) ................. TThomas A. Janvier ....... 922
BILL OF FARE FOR JUNE, A. Picture, drawn by Margaret Johnson ................ ................... 613
BILL OF FARE FOR JULY, A. Picture, drawn by Margaret Johnson ..... ............................ 673
BILL OF FARE FOR SEPTEMBER, A. Picture, drawn by Margaret Johnson ............................. 813
BOATING. (By a Young Contributor) .............................. ...... Eric Palmer .............. 554
BOBOLINK'S SONG, THE. Verses ............................. ....... Emilie Poulsson ........... 595
BOB WHITE. Poem...... ......... ................................... Dora Read Goodale........ 763
BOY BEARS, THE. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble)........................... William O. Stoddard ..... 887
BROKEN ADRIFT. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards and others) ...... ... ... Charles Barnard ........... 840
BROWNIES IN THE ORCHARD, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) .... .Palmer Cox ............... 954
BROWNIES' KITES, TIE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) .. ..........Palmcr Cox ............ 704
BUTTERFLY'S COUSINS, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards) ... A..Amlie Rives.............. 570
BY PROXY. Jingle. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch)...... .......A. R.Wells........ ...... 531
CATERINA AND HER FATE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).... ....... E. Cavazza ............... 589
CAT'S-CRADLE. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis Shepherd and Culmer Barnes) .... Celia Thaxter .... ........ 582
CHILD JOSEF HOFMANN, THE. (Illustrated) ...............................Emily L. Price............ 536
CHILDREN AND AUTHORS. (Illustrated by Harper Pennington) ............ William I. Rideing........ 744
CHILD-SKETCHES FROM GEORGE ELIOT. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).........Julia .1
Tom and Maggie Tulliver ................................ ............... ............... 604, 657
CHINESE MARKET, A. (Illustrated)................ .. ............ .. Ya Pliho Lee.............5 546
CHINESE STORY, A. Verses. (See page 958) ..... ...... .............. W. J. Bahmer t ............ 839
CIRCUMVENTION. Verses ... .......... ........................... .Rev. Charles R. Talbot ... 827
CIVILIZED KING AND THE SEMI-BARBAROUS GIANT, THE. (Illustrated)..... Ielen Gray Cone .......... 917
COMPROMISE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)..... ...............A. R. Wells.............. 832
CORKS, WHAT TO DO WITH OLD. (Illustrated by the Author) .............. Charles G. Leland ......... 866
DEAR DOLLS, THE. (Illustrated) ....................... ........ .... Olive Thorne Miller ..... .771







VI CONTENTS.
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DECORATIVE HEAD-PIECE. Drawn by H. L. Bridwell. ..... .............................. 546
DECORATIVE TAIL-PIECES. Drawn by H. L. Bridwell ................ .......... ........... 581, 678
DICK'S FARM HAND. (Illustrated by H. W. Hall) .................... ... .Anna S. Reed ............. 828
DOGS OF NOTED AMERICANS. (Illustrated) ....... ................... .. Gertrude Van R. Wickh/am.595,673
General Garfield's Dog-General Robert E. Lee's Dog-Edward Eggleston's Dog-John G. Whittier's
Dogs--Constance F. Woolson's Dogs--The Dogs of Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett, 595; John
Burroughs's Dogs-T. B. Aldrich's Dog-Frank R. Stockton's Dog, 673.
DRILL: A STORY OF SCIOOL-BOY LIFE. (Illustrated by F. T. Merrill) .....John Preston True. 538, 618, 679
DUKE'S JEST, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ............ Margaret Johnson ......... 492
EAVESDROPPER, AN. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills) ............. Anna M. Pratt............ 822
ENVIOUS BABY, AN. Picture, from a photograph by James Mapes Dodge .... ........................ 894
FLOATING HOME, A. (Illustrated)........... ............................E. dmund Wilson ........... 913
FOR THEIR COUNTRY'S SAKE. (Illustrated by H. Sandham) ..............M rs. C. Emma Cheney ..... 700
FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE. (Illustrated by A. B. Davies).................... Jessie C. Glasier ........... 894
FUN FOR THE FISHES. Picture, drawn by A. L. Brenon ......... ..... .............................. 831
GINSENG-HUNTING. (Illustrated by A. C. Warren and C. A. Fries) ..........John Burroughs ........... 518
GIRARD COLLEGE. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) ............................ .Alice Maude Fenn ......... 509
GREAT MAN OF THE FAMILY, THE. (Illustrated by Harper Pennington) .. .Mary W. Porter........... 934
GREAT SHOW, A. (Illustrated by E. H. Blashfield) ....... ..............Prof. Alfred Church ........ 563
GROMMET-PITCHING, THE GAME OF. (Illustrated) ....... ............. C. W. Miller. ............. 634
HOFMANN, LITTLE JOSEF .................................... ..... Mary Long ............... 535
" Ho, FOR SLUMBERLAND! Poem ......................... ........... Eben E. Rexford. ......... 729
HOT WEATHER BABIES. Picture, drawn by Jessie W. Smith ..................... ................... 718
SWords by Mary J. Jacques. 548
HOUSEKEEPING SONGS. (Illustrated by Miss L. B. Humphrey) Music by Theresa C. olmes 627, 864, 948
How A LITTLE BOY CAMPED OUT. (Illustrated by Arthur J. Goodman) .. Emily H. Leland .......... 950
How SOME BIRDS ARE CARED FOR. (Illustrated by Lina Beard and others). Charles Frederick Holder. ... 851
I HAD A LITTLE YELLOW BIRD." Jingle. (Illustrated by Geo. R. Halm). E. E. Sterns .............. 861
INTERRUPTED LITTLE BOY, THE ...... ..... .......................... .De W. C. Lockwood........ 629
IN THE SWING. Poem. (Illustrated). ................ .............. Eudora S. Bumstead ....... 628
JAPANESE LULLABY SONG, A. (Illustrated). ..........................A. V R. Eastlake.......... 714
JINGLES ............................................... ............... 531, 55 600, 614, 738, 762, 86I
JULY DAY, A. Poem .............. ......................... ........... argaret Deand ......... 656
KIND-HEARTED PUSs, A. (Illustrated from a photograph) ....... ........... ............. 630
KING'S DWARF AND HIS DOG, THE. Picture.......................... ............ ............ 944
KNOT-HOLES. (Illustrative head-piece by Harry C. Edwards) ............... .Estelle Thomson .......... 819
LADY DAFFODIL. Poem ................................................. M ary E. Sharpc. ........... 530
LIONESS OF SENEGAL, A. Picture .................. ................................ ............. 862
LITTLE IKE TEMPLIN. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble) ................. .. .Richard Malcolm Johnston 749
833, 945
LITTLE JOSEF HOFMANN ................................................ M ary Lang ... .......... 535
LITTLE MOCCASIN'S RIDE ON THE THUNDER-HORSE. (Illustrated by H. F.
Farny) ......................................................... i
LITTLE MOON, THE. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch) .... Bessie Chandler ........ ... 491
LITTLE ROSALIE. (Illustrated by W. L. Taylor) ........................... .Harriet Prescott Spofford .. 494
LITTLE Six, THE STORY OF THE............ .. ......... ................ .Eugene M. Camp ....... .. 706
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT. (Illustrated) ................. .................. Louise Chandler Mooulton ... 624
MADAME ARACHNE. (Illustrated by A. B. Davies). .................. ...... Celia Thaxter ............. 521
MAY-DAY. Verses. (Illustrated by F. Opper) .............. .. .......... Emma A. Opfer. .......... 544
MEXICAN DOG'S SOLILOQUY, A. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ...... C. W. Sumner ............. 6oo
MISCHIEVOUS KNIX, THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................... .Langdon E. Mitchell ...... 856
MORNING-GLORIES. Poem.......................................... ..... Isaac Herr. ........... 686
MOTHER IS GOAL." Poem.................................... ......... M ary B. Bruce ............ 502
MOVING STORY, A. (Illustrated by A. B. Davies) ............... ..... Sophie Swett ...............5 503
MR. CROWLEY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch and J. C. Beard) ................ Charles Henry W4ebb ...... 739
M YSTIC SIGN, THE. Poem ......... ................. .................. Eudora S. Bumstead........ 904
NAMESAKE, A. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ............................. T. D. Wright ............. 615








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NATURALIST, THE. Verses .......... ...... ....... .... ..........M. C. B............ 636
NAVAL ACADEMY, RECOLLECTIONS OF THE. (Illustrated by the Author). .. .-1. Abert Johnson ......... 690
OBSERVING LITTLE THINGS. (Illustrated). ......................... ...... John Burrzougs. .......... 763
OCTOBER W OODS. Picture, drawn by Charles P. Sears ................... .... ............. 910
OLD DICK. Poem.............. ........... ............ ..... ....... lMar, Brade ..... 794
OUR FIVE O'CLOCK TEA. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..... ......Isabel F. Bellws. ....... ... 933
PAMPERED POODLE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by A. L. Brenon) ......... .Joel Stacy. ....... ...... 863
PARADE, TIE. Verses ................................. .. .......... Tudor Jenks ........... .. 703
PICTURES ..........502, 530, 543, 553, 558, 613, 618, 635, 673, 687, 715, 718, 729, 752, 770, 793, 794, 813, 88, 831
862, 894, 910, 944, 953
PICTURES FOR LITTLE FRENCH READERS ........ ....... ......... .......... .. .............. 530
PICTURES FOR LITTLE GERMAN READERS .. ... .... ............ .. ... ........ 618, 729, 818
PIG THAT REALLY CAUSED A WAR, A. (Illustrated) ................... Willis J. Abbot............ 686
PINTAIL, THE. (Illustrated by the Author) .................. .. ... Ernest E. Thompson ....... 826
PRACTICAL ADVICE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................. ...... .......... .. ..... ... -. 554
PRINCE OLEG'S DESTINY. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............. ..Henry Tyrrell. .......... 516
" PROMPTING 's NOT FAIR." Picture, drawn by H. A. Ogden ........ ..................... ..... 543
QUEST, THE. Poem. (Illustrated) ................. ......... ... .Ezdora S. BnZuN stead ....... 743
RABBIT HUNTERS, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ... ........... J. G. Francis ............. 614
RAIN. Poem ........... ............ ........... ...... .......... .M argaret Deland.......... 921
RAMABAI. (Illustrated) .. ..... ..................... ......... ... ..Maryj L. Br. anch .. ...... 785
RAN AWAY TO HOME. (Illustrated by H. W. Hall) ....................... Noah Brooks. ........... 525
RECOLLECTIONS OF THE NAVAL ACADEMY. (Illustrated by the Author) ... H. Abert Johnlson .......... 690
REPORT CONCERNING THE KING'S MOVE PUZZLE."....................... ............ ............. 798
RHYME FOR LITTLE FOLKS, A. Verses ................... .......... ... Kate f. Clea .......... 949
RHYME OF THE GOWNS, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ......... C. lMcConrack Rogers. ..... 775
RICHES AND POVERTY ........... ................................... A Wood............... 549
RINGING IN THE FOURTH. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ................. Huldah MorZgan ........... 666
ROB'S LETTER. Picture, drawn by Isabel McDougal .................. ... ............. ......... 635
RODNEY'S RIDE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)...................... Elbridge S. Brooks .... ... 688
ROMAN MAN-O'-WAR'S MIAN, A. (Illustrated by J. O. Davidson) ............ Elbridge S. Brooks ......... 753
SAFE. Picture, from a photograph ..................... ... ............... ........... ......... 715
SCENT OF DOGS, THE ......................... ......................... Theo. Villson .......... 874
SCHOOL LEGEND, A. ............................. .........................Edward R. Shaw .......... 875
SEA-GULLS FROM THE LIGHT-HOUSE. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn andI
Ernest E. Thompson) ............................. ......... ... ... ............. 884
SEA-SERPENT, THE STORY OF THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards and others) Edward I. Stevenson ...... 723
SELFISH CAT, A. Picture, drawn by F. Bellew ............................. ...... .......... 558
SHADOW-PANTOMIMES. (Illustrated) ...................................... ..Henran H. Birney ........ 786
SMALL AND SELECT MAY PARTY, A. Picture, drawn by A. Brenon. .................................... 502
SOMEBODY. Verses. (Illustrated) ..................................... .Maria .. Hammond ....... 951
SOME STORIES ABOUT THE "CALIFORNIA LION." (Illustrated by F. Reming- .
E. P. Roe................. 814
ton and others) ........................ ................ .....
SOUL OF A BUTIERFLY, THE. Poem .... ... ......... ........ .. W. Higginson.......... 883
STORY OF THE LITTLE SIX, THE .................... ....... ................ Eugene Camp....... ... 706
STORY OF THE SEA-SERPENT, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards and others).Edward I. Stevenson ....... 723
SUMMER BOARDERS. Picture, drawn by C. F. Seidle .................. ............................ 794
SUMMER HOMES FOR THE ANIMALS. Verses ............................. Robert U. Johnson ........ 700
SUMMER IDYL, A. Verses ............................... ......... Henry M oore .............. 715
SUNSHINE LAND. Poem ........ ....................................... Edit/h M. Thomas ......... 803
SWEET PEAS. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author). ......................... Lizbeth B. Comi/ns......... 738
TEA. (Illustrated by A. L. Brenon) .................. .. ... ............. E.i Libby .............. 929
"THE MEN WHO DIED." (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble) .................. .Ruth Hays. ............... 601
TILTING. Verses. (Illustrated from a photograph) ....... ................ ..A. De F. L .......... .. .. 865
TOM AND MAGGIE TULLIVER. (" Child-sketches from George Eliot") ........ Juilia 7. ....... 604, 657
ToM, DICK, AND HARRY ON THE COAST OF MAINE. (Illustrated bythe Author).Daniel C. Beard ........... 776
To MY BOY--ON DECORATION DAY. Verses......................................Alice Wellington Rollins.... 520


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VIll CONTENTS.

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Two LITTLE CONFEDERATES. (Illustrated by A. C. Redwood, E. W. Kemble, Thomas Nelson Page ...... 483
and others ..................................57 643, 730, 804, 904
Two LITTLE OLD LADIES. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..........H. Maud Merrill ......... 943
Two LITTLE ROSES. Poem............................. ............ Julia P. Ballard........... 617
Two OLD-FASHIONED DOLLS. (Illustrated) ................. ................. ..... ......... 774
VIEWS ON LAKE GEORGE. Picture, drawn by J. H. Cocks........................ . ... .. ... ..687
WATER-OUSELS' ADDRESS, THE. Poem. (Illustrated)...................... .Henry Tyrrell. ............ 849
WATSEKA. (Illustrated by A. B. Davies) ............................ John Dimitry ............ 910
WHAT DORA DID. (Illustrated by Harper Pennington) ................... .Mrs. M. P. Handy ........ 823
WHAT TO Do WITH OLD CORKs. (Illustrated by the Author) .............. Charles G. Leland ......... 866
WILD PEA-FOWLS IN BRITISH INDIA. (Illustrated) ........................ Thomas Stevens............ 837
WRAPPING PARCELS WITHOUT STRING. (Illustrated) ...................... Julian Ralph .............. 795
YOUNG AGASSIZ, A. Picture, drawn by A. B. Davies .......................... ..... .. ............. 770
YOUNG TIMOTHY-GRASS AND FORGET-ME-NOTS. Poem .................... Estelle Thomson ........... 614

DEPARTMENTS.
FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated.
The Story of the Morning-glory Seed .............. ................. .. Margaret i ........ 550
Five Little Maidens." Jingle......... ......................... ...Jessie IW. Smith .......... 551
One Little Shoe ................................ ..... ... .. Amy .Blanchard ........ 551
About B6b6 and her New Doll ...................... ...... ........ ................. 631
The Toad and the Fireworks .................................. .. Margaret Eytinge...... ... 709

PLAYS AND MUSIC.
Housekeeping Songs. (Illustrated by Miss L. B. Humphrey) .. Words by Mary J. Jacques
Music by Theresa C. Holmes
Drying and Ironing ................................. ... ...... .. ........ ... .... ..... 548
Kneading Bread............................ ............................................ 627
Clear-starching .......................... ............. ......... ............ ............ 864
W ashing Dishes................................. .......................................... 948
Shadow-pantomimes. (Illustrated) ............ ....................... Herman H. Birney ........ 786

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated.)
Introduction-A Puzzling Question-Arbor Days-Who Can Answer This? -Waking the Branches-
Henry of Blois A Rival of Bruce's Spider A Persistent Wren The Wren Architects Going for a
Swim (picture), 552; Introduction Spring Fashions -The Terrible Mygale A Strange Mirror A New
Kind of Mouse-trap Picnic Prisoners Society Cows The Toad's New Suit A Watch-dog Battalion -
A Fable (illustrated), 632; Introduction The Arbutus in Trouble Have You Seen Him ? How to Write
on Ice with Ink-Niagara Let Loose -Long Lives and Short Lives--The Origin of a Few Well-known
Names Independence Day in Fairyland Rather Contradictory, 712; Introduction Flowers that Blow
Their Own Trumpets -How the Potato was Introduced into France-Bears in Pennsylvania-What is
Rosewood ?-Grapes and Roses--The Arbutus Again- Blue Anemones--The Fisherman's Daughter
(picture), 792; Introduction-- Reveries of an Apple The Difference Between a Fruit and a Vegetable-
Dear Little Rabbits!- Too Many Crickets-The Stormy-petrel-A Serpent in the Rock-More About
Henry of Blois Searching Questions -The Egg as a Top A Golden Nest, 872; Introduction A Puzzling
Visit Was It the Sea-serpent? Blue Anemones -The Watch-dog Battalion -" Bound" is Right- Baby's
Last Day on the Sands (picture), 952.

THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated). ......... . ........................ 556, 636, 716, 796, 876, 956
THE RIDDLE-BOX. (Illustrated). ......................................... 559, 639, 719, 799, 879, 959
E DITORIAL N OTES ........... ........................................................ ........ 796, 958

FRONTISPIECES.
Violets, Sweet Violets! from a photograph of the painting by Edward Tayler, facing Title-page of Volume-
It was a Splendid Sight when the Gladiators came Marching In," by E. H. Blashfield, facing page 563 -
"Ringing In the Fourth," by W. H. Drake, facing page 643-"In the Park," by F. H. Lungren, facing
page 723 -" If a Body Meet a Body ? by Frank Russell Green, facing page 803 The First Minuet," by
F. H. Lungren, facing page 883.






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