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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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Volume ID: VID00296
Source Institution: University of Florida
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.NICHOLAS:


AN

ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE


FOR


YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME XXII.
PART II., MAY, 1895, TO OCTOBER, 1895.




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


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MARY















































Copyright, 1895, by THE CENTURY CO.


THE DE VINNE PRESS.














ST. NICHOLAS:


VOLUME XXII.


PART II.
Six MONTHS-MAY, 1895, TO OCTOBER, 1895.














CONTENTS OF PART II. VOLUME XXII.






PAGE
AGROUND IN THE AMAZON. (Illustrated by M. J. Burns).................. Capt. S. A. Swinnerton :... 1026
AIR-CASTLE, A REAL. (Illustrated.by the Author) ......................... Charles B. Hudson ........ 958
ALICE. Verse .............................. ....................... Hayden Carruth ........... 718
AMERICAN AUTHORS. (Illustrated) ......................................Brander Matthews
John Greenleaf W hitter .................. ............................ .. ...... ..... ... 769
Oliver W endell Holmes.................................. ..................... ............... 8o8
James Russell Lowell ................... ...................................................... 991
ANCIENT TABLE, AN. Verse................... ........................ Zitella Cocke ............... 99
ANTWERP AND "OLD ANTWERP." (Illustrated) .........................Jeannette L. Gilder ....... 952
" ARTIST'S DAUGHTER, THE." (Picture drawn by G. Varian) ......................................... 1045
AUGUST WOODROAD, AN. Poem. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ........... Charles G. D. Roberts ...... 813
AUTUMN SONG. Verse ........................................... ....Frank Walcott Hutt........ 981
BABIECA, THE WAR-HORSE OF THE CID, (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper)...James Baldwin ............ 841
BALLAD OF TUMBLEDOWN TOWN, THE. Verse. (Illustrated and engrossed i
by G. Ovarian) Charles L. Benjamin 872
by G. Varian) .......................... ........... ............. ( CharlesL.Benjamin. ..... 872
"BASE-BALL SKETCHES." (Pictures drawn by E. W. Kemble) ....................................... 1003
BATTLE ON WHEELS, A. Verse. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ........... Edwin Asa Dix ........... 883
BAYARD. (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper) ...... .......... ............... .James Baldwin ........... 998
BESSIE'S ESCAPE. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ............................ Ezra Hurlburt Stafford ..... 824
BIRD-CALL, A. Poem ................................. ............Sara M. Chatfield.......... 547
BOONE, DANIEL. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)............................. Theodore Roosevelt.......... 599
BoY IN GRAY, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by G. Varian) .................... Mary Bradley ............. 672
BOY OF THE FIRST EMPIRE, A. (Illustrated by H. A. Ogden) ............. Elbridge S. Brooks ........ 582
686, 759, 815, 903, 982
BRIGHT SIDE, THE. Verse ............................................. Algernon Tassin ........... 660
BRONCO'S BEST RACE, THE. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren) ............... Cromwell Galfin .......... 795
BROWN, J. G.; "THE CHILD-PAINTER." (Illustrated from paintings by Mr. )
Brown) .................... ..................................... Jon J. A'Becket.........971
BUFFALO, MUSK-OX, MOUNTAIN SHEEP, AND MOUNTAIN GOAT, THE.
(Illustrated) ....................................................... William T. Hornaday ..... 674
CAMPING. Verse. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ........................... Agnes Lewis Mitchill ...... 648
CARRIER-PIGEONS OF SANTA CATALINA. (Illustrated) ..................... De Witt C. Lockwood....... 891
CAT-BIRD, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ................... Z. D. Underhill ........... 743
CHOICE, MY. Verse .................................................. .Delia Hart Stone. ......... 827
CHRIS AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ........ Albert Stearns ......... 548, 629
CLARK, GEORGE ROGERS. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) .................... Theodore Roosevelt ......... 639
CONTENTED FISHERMAN, THE. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes ..................................... 581
CUSHING AND THE "ALBEMARLE." (Illustrated by J. O. Davidson) ........ Theodore Roosevelt ......... 1013
DAME DAISY'S "AT HOME." Verse. (Illustrated by J. Harte) ............Mary Rowles Jarvis........ 627
DANCING HORSES OF SYBARIS, THE. (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper) ......James Baldwin ............ 625
DAUGHTER OF THE REVOLUTION, A. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ........Alice Balch Abbot .......... 707
DESPERATION, To. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford) ........................ Gertrude Hall ............. 683
DIFFERENCE, THE. Verse .................. .. ....................... Gertrude M. Cannon ....... 624
DRAGON AND THE DRAGOON, THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). .......... Tudor Jenks............... 753
DRAGONFLY'S BALL, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ............ .K. B. di Zerega............ 898
ELVES' HARVEST, THE. Picture, drawn by Albertine Randall Wheelan ................................. 869
ENERGETIC ELEPHANT, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) .......... J. G. Francis ............ 803
FAIR PLAY. Poem. (Illustrated by H. Allchin) ................. .......M. M. D ................ 951







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FAIRY GODMOTHER'S STORY, THE. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ............. E. Pinton Blake ........... 740
FINGER-PLAY. Verse. (Illustrated and engrossed by Albertine Randall tEdith Goodyear ............ 46
Wheelan, from sketches by the Author) ............ .............
FIRST COUSINS. Poem. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ................ ..... .. B ..................... 659
Fox TERRIER AND THE SQUIRREL, THE. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes .......................... 591
GIPSIES, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ..................... R. F. Bunner ............ 814
GLADNESS. Poem ...... ..... .......................................... Charles B Going .......... 718
GOOD-MORNING ROUND THE WORLD. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) Martha Burr Banks ....... 636
" GOOD-NIGHT." (Picture drawn by Albertine Randall W heelan) ....................................... 990
GRANDMAMA. Verse...... ........................................... Helen Hopkins. .......... 626
GRUMPITY MAN, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............... Frank H. Sweet ........... 933
GUILTY CONSCIENCE, A. Picture, drawn by E. W. Kemble .......................................... 959
HANS THE OTHERWISE. (Illustrated by the Author)................... ...John Bennett .............. o16
HELIOS'S FOUR-IN-HAND. (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper) ............... .James Baldwin ........... 576
HERO-TALES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) .... Theodore Roosevelt
Daniel Boone and the Founding of Kentucky .................................................... 599
George Rogers Clark and the Conquest of the Northwest ....................................... 639
King's Mountain ................ ............ ......... ................ ............ 722
The Cruise of the "Wasp." ................. .......................................... 847
"Remember the Alamo."...................................... .............. ........... 927
Lieutenant Cushing and the Ram "Albemarle" ........... ..... .... ... ......................1013
HILLS OF Ross, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by G. Varian) .................. John Bennett .............. 774
HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL. (Illustrated) .................................Brander Matthews ......... 808
HORSE FAIR, THE. (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper and others) .......... James Baldwin.
Helios's Four-in-hand ...................................................... .. .......... 576
The Dancing Horses of Sybaris ............................................................... 625
Oliver Goldsmith and Fiddleback ............... ................... ......................... 719
Babieca," the War-horse of the Cid .. ............... ..................................... 841
The Ship of the Plains .............................. ..... .. .................... ....... 922
Bayard ............................................................ .................. 998
How THE GODMOTHER FAILED. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)...... Guy Wetmore Carryl....... 1035
HOWLERY-GROWLERY ROOM, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Albertine Ran- Laura E. Richards ........ I44
dall W heelan) .................................. ..............
IN THE WOODS. Picture, drawn by G. Varian ................. .................................... 768
JACK BALLISTER'S FORTUNES. (Illustrated by the Author) .................Howard Pyle .............. 561
649, 732, 857, 913
JINGLES .......................................................... 581, 597, 598, 626, 759, 803, 807, 933, 938
JONQUIL MAID, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford) ............. Arthur lMacy ............ 546
JULY, IN. Verse. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake).......................A. S. Webber ............. 716
KING'S MOUNTAIN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake). ....................... Theodore Roosevelt ......... 722
LAND OF MAKE-BELIEVE, THE. Poem ............ ................. Guy Wetmore Carryl ....... 812
LEAD REGIMENT, THE. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ......................... Guy Wetmore Carryl ....... 787
LETTER TO JOHN, A. Verse .......................................... W. C. McClelland ......... 758
LIGHTS, THE; WHAT THEY TELL. (Illustrated by W. Taber) .............John M. Ellicott ........... 570
LITTLE BOY AND THE LITTLE WATCH, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the F
Author). ............... ................Frederick er......... 807
LITTLE BOY'S VAIN REQUEST, A. Verse..................................Edith M. Thomas .........1042
LONG, LONG AGO. Verse. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren). ............... Tudor Jenks .............. 557
LOWELL, JAMES RUSSELL. (Illustrated) .......................... ......Brander Matthews ......... 991
MANATEE, TAPIR, AND PECCARY. (Illustrated) ........................... William T. Hornaday...... 1038
MATERNAL COUNSEL. Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) ................ J. G. Francis.............. 759
MERRY MONGOOSE, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford) .......... Helen Hay ............... 846
MODEL CHILD, A. Verse .......................................... Helen Hopkins ............ 538
MUSHROOMS, LICHENS, AND MOULDS. (Illustrated) ...................... Margaret W. Leighton ..... 642
NANCY'S NIGHTMARE. Verse. (Illustrated by Albertine Randall Wheelan) ..Laura E. Richards......... 912
NESTING-TIME. Verse................................................ Frank H. Sweet ........... 638
NEW LODGER DISTURBS THE NEIGHBORHOOD, THE. Picture, drawn by G. Varian ................... 596
NOTTINGHAM FAIR. Ballad. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ................. Anna Robeson Brown....... 804
" Now AND WAITAWHILE." Verse ..................................Nixon Waterman .......... 742







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NUMBER SEVEN OAR, THE. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ................ Francis Churchill Williams 725
OLD TAR AND THE BICYCLE, THE. (Pictures, drawn by E. W. Kemble) .................. ........... 845
OLIVER GOLDSMITH AND FIDDLEBACK. (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper) .. .James Baldwin ........... 719
ONCE UPON A TIME. Verse. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) .................Harriet F. Blodgett ....... 670
ONTEORA VISITOR, AN. (Illustrated by James Carter Beard) ............ Candace Wheeler........... 934
OUR TINY FLEET. (Illustrated by A. J. Keller) .......................... Francis Churchill Williams. 620
PHILANTHROPIST, A. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ................. Rudolph F. Bunner ........ 925
PICTURES ........................ 581, 591, 596, 660, 715, 768, 843, 845, 869, 938, 959,981, 990, 997, 1003, 1045
PIGEONS, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by F. H. Bridgman) ................. EmiliePoulsson........ ... 699
PIRATE'S LITTLE JOKE, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author).......... Rudolph F. Bunner ..... 1030
PLAYING DOMINOES. Verse ............................................ Amos R. Wells ........... 1027
POET TO HIS CAT, THE. Verse ......................... .... .......... N. Clarke .............1023
PRONG-HORNED ANTELOPE AND THE CARIBOU, THE. (Illustrated)......... William T. Hornaday ...... 850
PRUDENT PLAN, A. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .................. .Emma A. Opper ........... 844
QUALITY, NOT PLACE. Verse ............................................Mrs. H. M. Greenleaf......1012
QUADRUPEDS OF NORTH AMERICA. (Illustrated) ........................ William T. Hornaday.
The Squirrels, Marmots, and Sewellel............... ........ ................. ............ 601
The Buffalo, Mush-ox, Mountain Sheep, and Mountain Goat. ............... ........................ 674
The Prong-horned Antelope and the Caribou ...................................... ............. 850
Our Moose, Elk, and Deer ..... ................................................................ 939
Manatee, Tapir, and Peccary ................................................................. 1038
RAIN-SONG, A. Poem .................................................. Evaleen Stein............. 547
" REMEMBER THE ALAMO." (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ................... Theodore Roosevelt ......... 926
RHYMES OF THE STATES. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) .................... Garrett Newkirk.
W isconsin .. ................. .. .... .................. ........................... 61o
Minnesota............... ................................. ...................... 611
Iow a ... ....... ................................................................. ..... .. 694
Missouri .................................................................................. 695
L ouisiana ................................... .................... ............ ... ............ 782
Arkansas ................... ............................... ................................ 783
Texas...................... : ....... .. ................. .. ... .......... ..... .... ....... 870
N ew M exico ................................................................... ............ 871
Arizona ...................................................................... .............. 962
Indian Territory ........................ ... .............. ......... ............ .... ....... 963
Nebraska ................................................................... .............. 1050
K ansas ............................. ...................... ............. ......... .......... 1105
ROBIN THAT SINGS AT MY WINDOW, To THE. Poem .....................John Bennett ............. 619
RUNNING; FOR BOYS. (Illustrated by W. Taber) .........................S. Scoville, Jr............. 777
"SAIL A BOAT! (Picture, drawn by Ethel Reed) ................................................. 938
SANDMAN, THE. Poem................................................ Harriet F. Blodgett ........ 671
SEA, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Guy Rose) .. ................... ..... Harriet F. Blodgett ........ 957
SECRET OF SUCCESS, THE. Verse ..................................... Nixon Waterman .......... 950
" SHADOWS FROM THE ELECTRIC LIGHT." (Picture drawn by F. H. Lungren) .......................... 997
SHIP OF THE PLAINS, THE. (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper) ............... James Baldwin ............ 922
SILENT PARTNER, A. Verse. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ...............Mary A. Hoadley.......... 1028
SILENTLY STEALING AWAY. Jingle. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill)............J. C. Meem ............ .. 807
SLIGHT OBJECTION, A. Verse. (Illustrated and engrossed by the Author) ...Margaret Johnson..... ... 671
SONG FULL OF CHILDREN, A. Verse. (Illustrated and engrossed by G. Varian) Robert Beverly Hale ........ 1024
"SPEAK! (Picture drawn by G. Varian) ...................................... .................... 981
SQUIRRELS, MARMOTS, AND SEWELLEL, THE. (Illustrated) ................ William T. Hornaday ...... 601
TEDDY AND CARROTS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ................... .James Otis............... 539
661, 744, 831, 929, 1031
TENDER-HEARTED ARAB, A. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ........... Frederick B. Opper ......... 597
THREE FRESHMEN: RUTH, FRAN, AND NATHALIE. (Illustrated by A. J.
Keller) ...................................................... Jesse M .Anderson....... 592
To DESPERATION. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford).......... ............. Gertrude Hall ............ 683
TOMMY'S ALPHABET. Verse .............................................Agnes Lee............... 928
TOMMY'S CONFESSION. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ................ Frederick B. Opper......... 776
TOMMY'S HOME RUN. Pictures, drawn by E. W. Kemble .......................................... .715






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TOMMY'S INVENTION FOR SLIDING TO BASES. Picture, drawn by E. W. Kemble ...................... 843
TO-MORROW IS COMPOSITION DAY. Picture, drawn by Rose Mueller Sprague ............................ 660
To THE ROBIN THAT SINGS AT MY WINDOW. Poem .....................John Bennett.............. 619
TROUT BROOK, THE. Poem ............ ................. .......... Frank H. Sweet..... ...... 768
TUMBLEDOWN TdWN, THE BALLAD OF. Verse. (Illustrated and engrossed Charl L. Bejamin 872
.by G. Varian) ....................................................
TWELVE DOLLARS FOR ONE. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ................... Victor Mapes ............. 946
Two BARKS. Verse. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ....................... .. Frank le Seul ..... ........ 628
UNFORTUNATE FAMILY, AN. Verse .... ....... ...................... Felix Leigh ................ 598
V. AND W. Verse. (Illustrated by Spencer B. Nichols) ................... Charles L. Benjamin ....... 581
VOYAGE OF A CHINESE WILDCAT, THE. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ......... Clara Erskine Clement ..... 866
" WASP," THE CRUISE OF THE. (Illustrated W. H. Drake) ............... Theodore Roosevelt ........ 847
WHAT BEFELL MELAATIJ. (Illustrated by the Author)....................George Wharton Edwards... 531
WHAT GUSTUS GERLACH WAS AFRAID OF. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ..... Elizabeth Cumings......... 828
WHAT THE LIGHTS TELL. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ......................John M. Ellicot ........... 570
WHEN KING KIJOLLY FINDS A THIEF. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author).Rudolph F. Bunner .. .... 865
WHEN KING KIJOLLY GOES TO WAR. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author)..R. F. Bunner .... ....... 781
WHEN VACATION'S NEARING. Verse. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake).......A. S. Webber........ .... 669
WHITTIER, JOHN GREENLEAF. (Illustrated) ............................. Brander Mlatthews........ 769
WHO CARES ? Verse. (Illustrated by Francis Day) ....................... Harriet F. Blodgett ........ 1043
WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN THE NURSERY. Verse. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ...L. E. Chittenden .......... 598
YAMOUD.-I. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ................................. .Henry Willard French..... 1004


FRONTISPIECES.

"In Fairyland," by George Wharton Edwards, page 530-" Ho, for the Tennis-courts by F. H. Luigren,
page 618-" Blackbeard's Last Fight," by Howard Pyle, page 706 Some Day, Pussy, We '11 Go to America,"
by George Wharton Edwards, page 794 -" Like Cesar Returning in Triumph to Rome," by C. M. Relyea, page
882 -" Under The Weather," by J. G. Brown, page 970.


DEPARTMENTS.

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated.)
Introduction- Fern-seed-Tall Ferns-What the Little Pronoun Told Me-Dreadful News-The Great
Pussy-cat Puzzle (illustrated) The Persian Cat Tells a Story Kind-hearted Birds- Good Friends, 608;
Introduction- A Mischievous Little Pilgrim- A Fine Sea-beach for Dolls -Natural Fireworks, 786; In-
troduction- Corks -That Florida Leaf- The Wise Dogs of Hot Mexico White-winged Ants, 1048.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated.)
What the Pet Pug Saw at the Circus ................................. ......................... 785
T he K ittens' P icnic ............................................................................. 960
Finger Play .......................... .................... .. ................ ............ o46
THROUGH THE SCISSORS ......... ............... ...... ................................ 698, 874
THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated) .......... ................................. 612, 700, 788, 876, 964, 1052
THE RIDDLE-BOX. (Illustrated) ................ ............................. 615, 703, 791, 879, 967, 1055
EDITORIAL NOTES ...................................................................... 700, 788, 1052







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