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Title: St. Nicholas
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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.
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 XXIII.
PART I., NOVEMBER, 1895, TO APRIL, 1896.




THE CENTURY CO., NEW YORK.
MACMILLAN AND CO., LONDON.















































Copyright, 1896, by THE CENTURY CO.


THE DE VINNE PRESS.












ST.


NICHOLAS:


VOLUME XXIII.

PART I.
Six MONTHS-NOVEMBER, 1895, TO APRIL, 1896.





















CONTENTS OF PART I. VOLUME XXIII.


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PAGE
ABOUT FLYING-MACHINES. (Illustrated) ................................. Tudor Jenks .............. 443
APRIL FOOL, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ................ Tudor Jenks............... 495
ARABIC NUMERALS, THE. Verse. (Illustrated byAlbertine Randall Wheelan). .Julia M. Colton ............ 513
ARCHER, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by George Varian)..................... Ruth C. Loverin .......... 212
BASEBALL IN AFRICA. Picture, drawn by Peter Newell. .............................................. 86
BEAR STORY, A. Pictures, drawn by E. W. Kemble .................. .. ........................ 312
BETTY LEICESTER'S ENGLISH CHRISTMAS. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).... Sara Orne Jewett.. Io8, 225, 313
BOMBSHELL; AN ARTILLERY DOG. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ......... Lieut. John C. W. Brooks.. 166
BOY WHO BORROWED TROUBLE, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author)..Frederick B. Oer............ 417
BY HOOK OR BY CROOK. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)............. Virginia Woodward Cloud.. 214
CAEDMON, THE CHRISTMAS SONG OF. Poem. (Illustrated by F. M. Du Mond) Bertha E. Bush ........... 145
CHRISTMAS EVE THOUGHT, A. Verse......................... ..........Harriet Brewer Sterling... 169
CHRISTMAS IN THE MIDDLE AGES. Picture, drawn by F. M. Du Mond ............................... 188
CHRISTMAS PARTY, AT THE. Picture, drawn by E. H. Blashfield. .................... ................ 223
CHRISTMAS SONG OF CAEDMON, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by F. M. Du Mond) Bertha E. Bush .......... 145
CHRISTMAS WHITE ELEPHANT, A. (Illustrated by George Varian)....... .. W. A. Wilson .......... 112, 84
CLEVER LITTLE BUILDER, A. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ............Blanche L. Macdonell ...... 75
CLOUDLAND. Poem. .............. ........ ............ ... .... John Vance Cheney ........ 464
DANCING BEAR, THE. Picture, drawn by H. N. Walcott ............................................. 46
DARE," A. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ......................... .... ..Antoinette Golay ........... 499
DOWN DURLEY LANE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............ Virginia Woodward Cloud.. 20
DREAM IN FEBRUARY, A. Verse. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott)........ Margaret Johnson.......... 300
DREAM MARCH OF THE CHILDREN. Poem. (Illustrated by George Varian).James Whitcomb Riley...... 128
ESTELLE'S ASTRONOMY. Verse...... ....................................Delia Hart Stone .......... 403
FAIRY GODMOTHER, THE. Prize Puzzle. (Illustrated) ......... ......... ......................... 432
FAMOUS FRENCH PAINTER, A. (Illustrated) .............................. .Arthur Hoeber............. 3
FIRE FANCIES. Poem. (Illustrated by Albertine Randall Wheelan)......... Guy Wetmore Carryl ....... 369
FLYING-MACHINES, ABOUT. (Illustrated) ........ ...................... Tudor Jenks .. .......... 443
GtR6ME. (" A Famous French Painter.") (Illustrated).................... Arthur Hoeber............. 3
GIBSON BOY, THE. (Illustrated) ........................................ Christine Terhune Herrick.. 268
GOODLY SWORD, THE. (Illustrated by C. F. W. Mielatz)...................Mary Stuart McKinney .... 392
GOOD METHOD, A. Verse .............................................Anna M Pratt ........... 222
GRASSHOPPERS' BALL. Picture, drawn by W. Taber ................. ................................ 77
HAPPY HOLIDAY OF MASTER MERRIVEIN, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by)
R. B. Birch) ......................................... Virginia Woodward Cloud.. 130
HEMMED IN WITH THE CHIEF. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren) ........... Frank Welles Calkins ...... 290
HER NAME. Verse................ .............................. Max Guthrie.............. 51





CONTENTS.


PAGE
HOLLY AND THE RAILROAD SIGNALS. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ......... Arthur Hale .............. 320
How A STREET-CAR CAME IN A STOCKING. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea). .Harriet Allen ............. 101
How DENISE AND "NED TOODLES BECAME ACQUAINTED. (Illustratedby ri E. Jacon......
R B B irch) ................ .......... ........ ..... ...... ........ 244
How JACK CAME TO, JAMESTOWN. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .. .Annie E. Tynan .......... 179
How THE FLAG WAS SAVED. (Illustrated) ....................... ....... Noah Brooks ........ .... 294
How THE WHALE LOOKED PLEASANT. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) Charles Frederick Holder.... 496
IN THE EARLY WINTER DAYS. Picture, drawn by Louis Rhead. ................ .................... 153
IN THE HEART OF WINTER. Picture, drawn by Mary R. Bennett ................................ 391
INTO PORT. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ........ ........................ Lieut. John M. Ellicott.. .. 370
IN ToP TIME. Verse. (Illustrated by Albertine Randall Wheelan) ......... Henry Reeves.............. 518.
IT IS THE UNEXPECTED THAT HAPPENS. Pictures, drawn by E. W. Kemble ........................... 312
JOHN HENRY JONES. Verse. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) .............. W. C. McClelland......... 120
JOHNNY'S OBSERVATIONS ON CHRISTMAS EVE. Verse. (Illustrated by
W. Taber) .................................. .............. Charles L. Benjamin .. 204
LAUNCHING A GREAT VESSEL. (Illustrated by F. Cresson Schell) ..........Franklin Matthews ........ 35
LETTERS TO YOUNG FRIENDS. (Illustrated)............................ .Robert Louis Stevenson ..... 91
189, 304
LIEUTENANT HARRY. (Illustrated by W. H. Shelton) ................... Thomas Edwin Turner..... 466
LIFE-SAVING STATION, THE STORY OF A. (Illustrated by M. J. Burns) ..... Teresa A. Brown .......... 248
LITTLE BOB KIMBALL. Verse ........................ .. ..............Agnes Lee ................ 455
LITTLE CARLETONS HAVE THEIR SAY, THE. (Illustrated by A. J. Keller) .. Constance Cary Harrison ... 147
LITTLE HERO OF PERU, A. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren and T. Moran)... Charles F. Lummis ........ 385
LITTLE MAID'S REPLY, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by George Varian)....... Charles Lee ............... 267
LITTLE MR. BY-AND-BY. Verse ....................................... Clinton Scollard ........... 333
LITTLE TOMMY'S MONDAY MORNING. Verse. (Illustrated byW. H. Drake).. Tudor Jenks. ............. 506
MAGIC TURQUOISE, THE. (Illustrated by the Author) ..................... F. H. Lungren ............ 216
MARCH WINDS. Verse. (Illustrated by W. H. McCullough) ........... .. Annie Willis McCullough .. 520
MARDIE'S EXPERIENCE. (Illustrated by Howard C. Christy) .............. .Kate Dickinson Sweetser ... 473
MARION'S ADVENTURES, REPORT CONCERNING................................................... 257
MATHEMATICAL MAIDEN, A. Verse. (Illustrated) ........................May Harding Rogers...... 327
MONDAY IN KITTEN-LAND. Picture, drawn by David Ericson ....................................... 289
MOOSE HUNT, THEIR FIRST. (Illustrated by the Author) .................. Tappan Adney............. 376
MR. SNOWBIRD SPENDS CHRISTMAS DAY WITH BR'ER RABBIT. Pictures,
drawn by F. S. Church ........................... .............. ........ .......... 171
NEW YEAR'S MEETING, A. Verse. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill). ........... Tudor Jenks ............. 255
NOBODY MAN, THE. Verse ........................................... Winthro Packard........ 391
NURSERY SONG, A. Verse........................ ...... .............Laura E. Richards......... 232
OLYMPIAN GAMES, THE. (Illustrated by A. Castaigne) .................... G. T. Ferris ............. 508
ON PARADE. (Illustrated by George Varian) ............ ......... ..... I.ate Stephens ............. 416
OUR SECRET SOCIETY. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)......................George Parsons Lathrop .... 140
OWNEY, THE POST-OFFICE DOG. (Illustrated from photographs) .......... Helen E. Greig............ 162
PEANUT MAN, THAT LITTLE. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ......... Eva P. Brown ............ 170
PICTURES ................................... 19, 46, 77, 86, 119, 153, 162, 171, 188, 223, 224, 289, 312, 391, 525
POP-CORN PEOPLE. Verse. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ............ Pearl Rivers............... 342
PORT, COMING INTO. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ..........................Lieut. John M. Ellicott ..... 370
PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST'S SON. By George De Forest Brush .......................... .......... 224
POSTAL-CARD RACE AROUND THE WORLD, A. (Illustrated) ............... Christopher Valentine ..... 238
PRINCETON; A MODERN PUSS IN BOOTS. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea).. Minnie B. Sheldon......... 41
PRIZE CUP, THE. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ................... .......J. T. Trowbridge .......... 64
153, 205, 273, 358, 480
PUZZLED. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .............. ........ Carolyn Wells ............. 398
PUZZLING EXAMPLE, A. Verse.................................. .....Virginia Sarah Benjamin... 488
QUADRUPEDS OF NORTH AMERICA. (Illustrated). Concluded ....................................
The Lowest of Our Quadrupeds ....................................... W. T. Hornaday.......... 424
RAILROAD SIGNALS, HOLLY AND THE. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ..........Arthur Hale .............. 320
READING THE BOOK OF FATE. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren) ............ Louise Willis Snead........ 33
RHYME OF THE TWO LITTLE BROWNS, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Elia one 355
R. B. Birch) ................ ..Mary Elizabeth Stone ...... 355





CONTENTS.


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RHYMES OF THE STATES. Verse. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) ............ Garrett Newkirk ...........
Wyoming ..................................... ..................... ................... 82
Colorado ...................................... .... ............................. .......... 83
Utah ............ ................. ................................................... 346
Nevada ............. .. ... ................ ... ... ........... ... ......... 347
Oregon ............................. ....... ... ... ................................. 430
California ........................... ................ ........... .............. ........... 431
Washington ............. ................... .............................................. 522
Idaho .............. ..... ............ ................. ....... .......................... 523
RICHES HAVE WINGS. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ......................Fanny L. Brent ........... 14
SCISSORS, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Albertine Randall Wheelan) ........ Laura E. Richards......... 456
SECRET SOCIETY, OUR. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) .................... George Parsons Lathrop .... 140
SINDBAD, SMITH AND CO. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .................... Albert Stearns.. 196, 281, 418, 489
SNOWFLAKES. Poem .................................................. Charles L. Benjamin ....... 415
STALLED AT BEAR RUN. (Illustrated by H. Sandham) ..... ............. Thomas Holmes............ 502
STARTLING ANNOUNCEMENT, A. Picture, drawn by W. Taber ......................................... 162
STEVENSON'S LETTERS TO YOUNG FRIENDS. (Illustrated) ................. Robert Louis Stevenson 91, 189,304
STOPPED! Pictures, drawn by E. W. Kemble......................................................... 19
STORY OF A LIFE-SAVING STATION, THE. (Illustrated by M. J. Burns) ..... Teresa A. Brown ......... 248
STORY OF THE YEAR, THE. Picture, drawn by Mary Yandes Robinson ............................... 119
STREET-CAR, AND How IT CAME IN A STOCKING, A. (Illustrated by C. M.
Relyea) ........................................ ........ ..I
SWORDMAKER'S SON, THE. (Illustrated by George Varian) ................. William 0. Stoddard....... 26
122, 233, 334, 41o, 514
SWORD, THE GOODLY. (Illustrated by C. F. W. Mielatz) ... .............. Mary Stuart McKinney .... 392
TARDY SANTA CLAUS, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake).........Kate D. Wiggin........... 255
TEDDY AND CARROTS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) .....................James Otis ............. ... 47
136, 239, 328, 399, 457
THAT LITTLE PEANUT MAN. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ......... Eva P. Brown............. 170
THEIR FIRST MOOSE HUNT. (Illustrated by the Author) .................. Tappan Adney ........... 376
"THE MOON MUST LOVE ME VERY MUCH." Verse. (Illustrated by the F c B.
Author) ................................. .......... ..... ....... FrederickB. er........
THOSE CLEVER JAPS. Verse. (Illustrated by Albertine Randall Wheelan) .Mary Bartlett Smith...... 280
THREE DOGS. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake and from photographs) .......... Laurence Hutton .......... 59
TOLL-GATE, The. (Illustrated by the Author) ................... .........Rudolph F. Bunner ....... 152
TOP TIME, IN. Verse. (Illustrated by Albertine Randall Wheelan) ......... Henry Reeves.............. 518
TOWER PLAYMATES, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............ Anna Robeson Brown ....... 297
TRAP-DOOR SPIDER, THE. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ......... :.... .Helen Harcourt ........... 73
Two LITTLE BROWNS, THE RHYME OF THE. Verse. (Illustratedby R. B. Birch) Mary Elizabeth Stone ...... 355
Two MAIDENS. Verse ..................................... ........... Gertrude Morton Cannon ... 455
UNTUTORED GIRAFFE, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ........... Oliver Herford ............ 318
VAGARIES OF QUEEN PEGGY, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .... Emma A. Opper .......... 52
WEEK-DAYS IN DOLLY'S HOUSE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author).......John Bennett .............. 8o
WHALE, AND How HE LOOKED PLEASANT, THE. (Illustrated by Meredith C Holder
Nugent) ......................................................... ..Charles Frederick Holder ... 496.
WHAT LYDIA SAW. (Illustrated by T. Moran and George Varian)........... Herbert H. Smith .......... 404
WHEN THE LEAVES ARE GONE. (Illustrated) ...........................Edith .M. Thomas......... 302
WHEN THE NEW YEAR COMES. Poem.................. ................ Guy Wetmore Carryl ....... 203
WISHES. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)............................ Florence E. Pratt ......... 332
WONDERFUL TRICK, A. Verse. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ............. Charles L. Benjamin ....... 465
YAMOUD. (Illustrated by George Varian).................................H: enry Willard French ..... 54



FRONTISPIECES.

"Portrait of a Child," by Cecilia Beaux, facing Title-page of Volume Ho, for the Christmas Tree by
George Varian, page 90 Christmas Lights Do Fade Away," by Frederick Dielman, page 178 -" Yes, sir; to
let you in," by George Varian, page 266-"The Saraband," after the painting by F. Roybet, page 354-"As
Ulvig Neared the Train He was Hailed by the Conductor," by H. Sandham, page 442.






VIII CONTENTS.
DEPARTMENTS.

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated.)
Introduction -Educated Oysters- Licorice-Water- A New Noise (illustrated)-- Reading by Letter -
Quite a Spell-American Tea-growing-Adopting a Kitten (illustrated), 78; Introduction- That Cork Question
-A Clever Horse -That Prize Competition, 256; Marion's Adventures, 257.
FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK. (Illustrated.)
How the Slide was Spoiled ............. ............ ............ .B. W........... ....... 344
Eleven Humpty Dumptys ........ ........ ..................... Bessie Hill ................ 345
Paper-doll Poems ............... ........ ............... ..Polly King. .............. 520
THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated) ................................................... 84, 172, 348, 436, 524
THE RIDDLE-BOX. (Illustrated) .............. ........ ................... 87, 175, 263, 351, 439, 527
EDITORIAL NOTES ...................... ............ .......................... 172 348,436.




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