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Title: St. Nicholas
Uniform Title: St. Nicholas (New York, N.Y.)
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Physical Description: 68 v. : ill. ; 25-30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: -c1943
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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.
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NICHOLAS:


ILLUSTRATED


MAGAZINE


FOR YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MARY MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME XIX.
PART I., NOVEMBER, 1891, TO APRIL, 1892.




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


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Copyright, 1892, by THE CENTURY CO.
















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ST. NICHOLAS:


VOLUME


XIX.


PART I.


Six MONTHS-NOVEMBER, 1891, TO APRIL, 1892.




















CONTENTS OF PART I. VOLUME XIX.






PAGE
ADMIRAL'S CARAVAN, THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................. Charles E. Carryl.. ....... 88
164, 246, 380, 444
ADVENTURE WITH AN ALLIGATOR, AN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)......Herbert H. Smith .......... 376
AFTERNOON TEA. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) .............................Eliza Orne White......... 144
AFTER THE GAME. Verses. (Illustrated by Irving R. Wiles and by the Author) .Benjamin Webster.............. 47
ALARMING STATE OF AFFAIRS, AN. Comic picture, by P. Newell. ................................ 294
ALLIGATOR, AN ADVENTURE WITH AN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake).... .. .Herbert H. Smith .......... 376
ALMOST A QUADRUPED. (Illustrated by Alice Beard and A. During) ....... .Mary V. Worstell.......... 386
APPLE PIE, THE NEW STORY OF THE. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed
by W. H. Drake)..................... ... .............. E. T. Corbett ............ 52
APRIL. Picture, drawn by Lizbeth B. Comins ........................... ..................... .... 420
ARTESIA OF TULARE. Poem. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard) ............. Joaquin Miller ..... .: ...... 368
BARBER OF SARI-ANN, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) .......... Jack Bennett .............. 60
BARGAINS FOR SCHOLARS. Verses. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill)...... .....Anna M. Pratt .......... 185
BATTLE ON SKATES, THE. (Illustrated by W. Taber)..................... Eva Hutchison .. ......... 243
BEETLES, A PAGE OF. (Illustrated) ........ ........................... Jared Elderkin ............ 394
BOOMERANG, THE. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ......................Arthur H. Coates .......... 349
BRIGHT IDEA, A. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author)...... ............... Margaret Johnson ......... 395
BULL-FIGHT, THE FAMOUS TORTUGAS. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)...... Charles Frederick Holder.... 403
CARD CASTLE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)...................Katharine Pyle ............ 314
CHRISTMAS DAY, ON. Song .............................................Julian Mount ............. 236
CHRISTMAS DINNER, A. Picture, drawn by G. W. Edwards ......................................... 112
CHRISTMAS EVE. Poem................................................. M. D............... 95
CHRISTMAS INN, THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ........................Ella F. Mosby............. 83
CHRISTMAS NOVELTY, A ...............................................Anna E. F. Anderson...... 156
CIRCUS POSTER, THE EVIL EFFECTS OF A. Picture. .............. ........... ................... 318
COBBLER MAGICIAN, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ...........Katharine Pyle............ 443
COMPLAINT, A. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ........ ............ Tudor Jenks .............. 136
CORNER OF THE COLUMN, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards and from )
photographs ................... .... .............................. T. Trowbridge .......... 96
COYOTE AND THE WOODPECKER, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards)..... Charles F. Lummis ........ 30
CRAB, TWO QUEER COUSINS OF THE. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) .... Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore... 215
CROCODILE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ..................... Oliver Herford............. 142
CROOKED DICK. Poem. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill)....................... .Anna Robeson Brown ...... 303
CUDDLE DOWN, DOLLY. Song and verse. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills) ... Kate Douglas Wiggin...... 310
CURIOUS CASE OF AH-TOP, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by A. R. Wheelan) ............................ 449
CURIOUS DISCOVERY, A. Jingle............. ..... .....................John Kendrick Bangs...... 260
DASH WITH DOGS FOR LIFE OR DEATH, A. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham).Lieut. Frederick Schwatka .. 4
DAVID CAMERON'S FAIRY GODMOTHER. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .......Elizabeth Bisland......... 130
DICKEY BOY, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards) ....... .............. Mary E. Wilkins......... 32
ELECTRICITE BIEN APPLIQUEE. French Jingle. (Illustrated by Neville Cain).Kate Rohrer Cain.......... 311
ELECTRIC LIGHTS AT SEA. (Illustrated by the Author) .................. .J. O. Davidson .......... 287
ELF AND THE DORMOUSE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) ...... Oliver Herford ............ 286







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ESCAPE OF A WHOLE MENAGERIE, THE. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble)....EEdgar W. Nye ........... 149
EVIL EFFECTS OF A CIRCUS POSTER, THE. Picture............. .................. ............... 318
EXPERIMENTS IN KITE-FLYING. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ... ..... Frederick Carryl ........ 466
FAMOUS TORTUGAS BULL-FIGHT, THE. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)...... Charles Frederick Holder .... 403
FASHION NOTE. Comic picture, by P. Newell .............................. .................... 294
FEBRUARY. Picture, drawn by Lizbeth B. Comins ................... .............. ........ .... 287
FIRELIGHT. Poem. (Illustrated)....................................... Virginia Woodward Cloud 328
FIRST ARITHMETIC LESSON, THE. Picture, drawn by M. E. Spencer.................... ............. 438
FIRST OF THE RATTLESNAKES, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards) ...... Charles F. Lummis ........ 26
FIRST TOOTH, THE. Picture, drawn by V. Tojetti ......................... ....................... 71
FLAG, HONORS TO THE. (Illustrated by H. A. Ogden) .................. .. W. J. Henderson .......... 138
FROM SHIP TO SHORE. (Illustrated by W. Taber) .........................John M. Ellicott, U. S. N.. 323
GENIAL GRIMALKIN, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author).............J. G. Francis .......... .. 332
GLACIER, THE STORY OF THE SWIss. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ........ .Mary A. Robinson ......... 451
HISTORIC DWARFS. (Illustrated) .................................... .. Mary Shears Roberts .......
Sir Jeffrey Hudson .......................................... ............................. 254
HOLD FAST TOM. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill)................... :.... ....David Ker .............. 346
HONORS TO THE FLAG. (Illustrated by H. A. Ogden) ..................... W J. Henderson ....... .. 138
How THEY RIDE. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ......... ... ....Eva L. Carson ............ 48
IF. Jingle....................................... ... ...............John endrick Bangs ...... 448
IT REALLY RAINED ....................... ............. ............. Julian Ralph .............. 408
JACK'S LETTER. (Illustrated) ................... ...................... R. E. L ................. 379
JANUARY. Picture drawn by Lizbeth B. Comins ................................................... 172
JERICHO BOB. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble).............................. Anna Eichberg King....... 65
JINGLES.......................................................... 95, 141, 260, 311, 332, 351, 391, 395, 448
JOHNNY'S RECKONING. Verse. ....................................... Caroline Evans .......... 351
JUGGLERS IN THE MOss. Poem. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ............ Edith lM. Thomas ......... 173
KITE-FLYING, EXPERIMENTS IN. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) .........N. Frederick Canyl ........ 466
KITES, REACHING A GREAT HEIGHT WITH. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent). William A. Eddy .......... 464
KNIGHT, THE YEOMAN, AND THE FAIR DAMOSEL, THE. Verse. (Illustrated)
by the Author) ................................................... Jack Bennett ............. 209
LARK'S SECRET, THE. (Illustrated by Harriet R. Richards) ............... Jessie B. Sherman. ......... 410
LAUNCELOT'S TOWER. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ......................... Marjorie Richardson ....... 56
LITTLE BILLY AND THE OLD HEN. Picture, drawn by Sophie B. Ricord ............................. 78
LITTLE MAID OF SPAIN, THE. Poem. (Illustrated) ...................... Helen Gray Cone .......... 163
LITTLE MAN IN THE ORCHESTRA, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).Malcolm Douglas .......... 278
LITTLE MR. QUIMBO. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ..........................E. Vinton Blake ........... 353
LITTLE NUT PEOPLE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author and P. Newell) .. .Pearl Rivers .............. 230
LIZBETH'S SONG. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).............. ...... Virginia Woodward Cloud .. 24
LONG HILLSIDE, THE. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard) ................... Thomas Nelson Page ....... Io6
MAN WHO MARRIED THE MOON, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards) .... Charles F. Lummis ........ 340
MARCH. Picture, drawn by Lizbeth B. Comins............... ... ................................. 339
MENAGERIE, THE ESCAPE OF A WHOLE. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble) .. .Edgar W. Nye ............ 149
MONARCH OF OLLA, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott)...... Margaret Johnson ......... 329
MOTHER GOOSE IN SILHOUETTE. (Illustrated by Katherine Baldwin Robertson).Josefp Jefferson. .......... 225
Music Box, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author). ................. .Katharine Pyle .. ......... 315
NEAR AND FAR. Verses. (Illustrated by A. R. Wheelan)................ Margaret Vandegrift....... 375
NEW STORY OF THE APPLE PIE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed
by W H. Drake) ................... ............................ E. T. Corbett .............. 52
NEW TOY AND THE CLOCK, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) .....Katharine Pyle ........... 315
NOAH'S ARK, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ................... atharine Pyle............ 152
NOVEMBER. Picture, drawn by Lizbeth B. Comins ..................................... ..... ...... 55
NOVEMBER IN THE CAPON. (Illustrated by the Author) ................... Mary Hallock Foote ........ 439
NUT PEOPLE, LITTLE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author and P. Newell)... Pearl Rivers.............. 230
PAGE OF BEETLES, A. (Illustrated)............ ........................ Jared Elderkin ............ 394
PECULIARLY APPROPRIATE. Comic picture, by P. Newell .................. ....................... .294
PENGUINS. ("ALMOST A QUADRUPED.") (Illustrated by Alice Beard and
A. During) ...................................... ............... ( ary V W orstel .........3 6
PICTURES ............. 32, 55, 71, 78, 87, 112, 171, 172, 253, 260, 287, 293, 294, 307, 313, 318, 339, 420, 438, 456







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PIKE'S PEAK BY RAIL, TO THE SUMMIT OF. (Illustrated by Mary Hallock
Foote and from photographs) ......... ... .......................Lucie A. Ferguson ..... 4.
PINK GOWN, THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ...........................Mary Davey ............. 193
PROFESSOR CHIPMUNK'S SURPRISING ADVENTURE. (Illustrated by Dan Beard). Tudor Jenks .............. 68
PUZZLED SCHOLAR, A. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ................ Caroline C. Peddle ......... 395
PUZZLER, A. Jingle ...................................... .............John Kendrick Bangs ...... 260
REACHING A GREAT HEIGHT WITH KITES. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) William A. Eddy ......... 464
READY FOR A STRAW-RIDE. Picture, drawn by J. H. Dolph .......................................... 87
RECORD OF MASTER HARRY'S UPS AND DOWNS, A ...................L. L. N W................. 308
REFEREE, THE. Picture, drawn by John Richards ................................... ............... 32
REVENGE OF THE FAWNS, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards)............. Charles F. Lummis ........ 204
REVIEWING DAY. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) .................... Katharine Pyle ........... 389
REWARD OF THE CHEERFUL CANDLE, THE. (Illustrated byAlice Beard)....Mary V. Worstell ......... 231
ROMANCE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..........................Mildred Howells ........... 3
RUDDER, THE. Poem .............................................. Celia Thaxter ............. 172
RUSSIAN CHILDREN IN THE URAL MOUNTAINS .......................... David Ker............... 50
SEA-FIGHT OFF THE AZORES, THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)............ C. H. Palmer ............. 8
SEALS' CRYSTAL PALACE, THE. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent).......... John R. Coryell............ 366
SEVEN YEARS WITHOUT A BIRTHDAY .................................... Rev. George M'Arthur ..... 469
SHIP TO SHORE, FROM. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ....................... John M. Ellicott, U. S. N.. 323
SHOCKING AFFAIR, A. (Photographs by Elizabeth S. Tucker) ...................................... 456
SMALLEST FAVORS THANKFULLY RECEIVED, THE. Picture, drawn by Otto
W olf ............ ............ ................... ............. ...........
SOUTH AMERICAN HUNT, A. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)................Herbert H. Smith ......... 261
SPELLING "KITTEN." Jingle ................. ......................... M. F. Harman. ........... 141
STORY OF THE SWISS GLACIER, THE. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) .......... Mary A. Robinson ......... 451
STRANGE CORNERS OF OUR COUNTRY. (Illustrated) ..... ................ CharlesF. Lummis.........
Introduction .......................... ................... .............. ................ 122
Grand Catfon of the Colorado .................. ................................. 126
The Petrified Forest ................... ............................... ... ......... 128
The Great American Desert .................. ...... .................................. 274
The Snake-dance of the Moquis ....................... ...................... ........... ....... 421
The Navajo Indians ....................................... .......... ............... 425
STRIKE IN THE NURSERY, THE. Picture, drawn by John Richards................................... 307
TEE-WAHN FOLK-STORIES. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards) ................ Charles F. Lummis.........
The First of the Rattlesnakes.................................. .... ..... ................... 26
The Coyote and the Woodpecker ........................... .. ........... 30
The Revenge of the Fawns .............................. ............... 204
The Man who Married the M oon ....................... ....... ............................. 340
THERE WAS A MAN. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch)... Hilaire Belloc ............ 120
TOM PAULDING. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ............................Brander Matthews ........ 15
113, 186, 266, 333, 430
Too EARLY AND TOO LATE. Pictures, from photographs .................. ......................... 293
To THE SUMMIT OF PIKE'S PEAK BY RAIL. (Illustrated by Mary Hallock)
Luie A. Ferguson ......... 4o
Foote, and from photographs) .................. ...................
Two ENDS OF A STRING. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ............. Margaret Johnson ......... 391
Two GIRLS AND A BOY. (Illustrated by V. Perard)........................Robert Howe Fletcher....... 178
295, 357, 412
Two QUEER COUSINS OF THE CRAB. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) .. .Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore... 215
UPS AND DOWNS, A RECORD OF MASTER HARRY'S ...................... L. N. W................. 3c9
VALENTINE, A. Verse. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills) ...................Elizabeth L. Gould......... 253
WAR ELEPHANTS. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ...................... Charles Frederick Holder ... 173
WHAT MARCIA IS READING. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards)..............R. E. L ................ 390
WHAT WILLIE WANTS. Jingle. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ...............P. McArthur ............. 95
WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE. (Illustrated) .................................Laura E. Richards......... 218
289, 371, 458
WINNING OF VANELLA, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ............... Tudor Jenks .............. 280
W INTER FAIRIES. Picture, drawn.by F. G. Attwood ............................................... 171
WINTER TREES. Poem................................................. .Mrs. M. F. Butts .. ..... 14








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WISH YOU HAPPY NEW YEAR. Picture, drawn by Lizbeth B. Comins ................................ 172
YEAR WITH DOLLY, A. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch) ......... Eudora S. Bumstead ....... 224
273, 352, 429
YE OLDE TYME TAYLE OF YE KNIGHT, YE YEO-MANNE, AND YE FAIRE Jack Bennett ............ 209
DAMOSEL. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ...................... )

FRONTISPIECES.

Romance," by R. B. Birch, facing Title-page of Volume -" Margery and the Twins at the 'Christmas Inn,' "
by R. B. Birch, page 82 The Little Maid of Spain," from a painting, page 162- "A Perfect Gentleman," by
J. H. Dolph, page 242-"Two Boys of Holland," from a painting by Cuyp, page 322-"The Idle Student,"
by Thomas Couture, page 402.

Music. (Illustrated.)
On Christmas Day .......... ............................ Julian Mount ............. 236
Cuddle Down, Dolly............. .......................... Kate Douglas Wiggin ...... 310


DEPARTMENTS.

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated.)
Introduction -" True as Persimmons "- A Farmer's Bull Killed by a Bear A Foolish Old Saying- News
for the Little Schoolma'am The Gruesome Girl A Boy Adopted by a Cow Brought Up on Milk (illus-
trated)- The Four Words Discovered-- Speculative Astronomy, 74; Introduction-- Counting a Billion -
A Western Whittington and his Cats -" I Don't Care a Rap "- A Puzzle in Addition-- November Pos-
sum Stowaways (illustrated)- A Good Long German Word, 154; Introduction- A True Story--Cows
Wearing Blue Spectacles A Piece of Rudeness Who Knows ? The Kinkajou (illustrated) A Pink Bear
and a White Frog, 234; Introduction Counting an English Billion A Wonderful Cure -A Tame Sea-
gull Far-away Pets Hermit-crabs (illustrated), 392; Introduction Asleep but Busy Mrs. Ballard's
Reply It's English, You Know "Was You ? Indeed! Spring Novelties A Snake Sheds Its Skin -
A Scientific Jingle (illustrated), 474.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated.)
H ow Johnny Got a Gun .............................................. .H A. Ogden ............ 72
Shoe Play .................. ... ................. ............. Edith Goodyear ............ 153
The Barefoot Dance ...................... .......................... .Alice M Kellogg. ... ...... 233
Shoe Play..... ......... ......... .... ........................... Edith Goodyear .......... 307
From Fido .............................................................. ................... 312
Bruno and Jim ............................. ............... ............. M : F J......... .... .. 472

THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated) ........ ................................ ..... 76, 56, 237, 316, 396, 477
THE RIDDLE-BOX. (Illustrated) ............ ................. ............ 79, 159, 239, 319, 399, 479
EDITORIAL N OTES ............................................ ........................... 316, 396, 476


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