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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
Frequency: monthly
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Subject: Children's literature -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
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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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Bibliographic ID: UF00065513
Volume ID: VID00317
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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lccn - 04012675
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.NICHOLAS:


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ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE


FOR YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MARY MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME XXIV.
PART I., NOVEMBER, 1896, TO APRIL, 1897.




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

















































Copyright, 1897, by THE CENTURY CO.


THE DE VINNE PRESS.














ST. NICHOLAS:


VOLUME


XXIV.


PART I.
Six MONTHS-NOVEMBER, 1896, TO APRIL, 1897.






























CONTENTS OF PART I. VOLUME XXIV.





PAGE
AH GAU'S NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION. (Illustrated by the Author)......... Theodore Wores.......... 293
ALARM OF FIRE BY TELEGRAPH, AN. (Illustrated by the Author).......... C. T. Hill................ 320
ALL IN THE WINTER WEATHER. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ..... Grace Winthrop. .......... 432
ANIMAL TRACKS IN THE SNOW. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) .............. Barney Hoskin Standish .... 387
AT HOME AND ABROAD. Pictures, drawn by M. G. Hart ............................................ 256
BALLAD OF THE PARSON'S DAUGHTER, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by Mary ?
Hallock Foote and W. D. Stevens),................................ Helen Gray Cone .......... 161
BEAR'S STORY, THE LITTLE. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ............. C. F. Holder .......... ... 166
BERTHOLDE. (Illustrated by H. A. Ogden)................................ Mary Shears Roberts ...... 228
BEST TREE, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by George Varian) .................. Janet Sanderson ........... 164
BETHLEHEM, A CHRISTMAS IN. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn from photographs) Edwin S. Wallace ......... 92
BICYCLE RACE, THE. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea)....................... Walter Camp .............. 48
BIRTHPLACE OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN, THE. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn).... George H. Yenowine ....... 273
BOATS: SOME QUEER CRAFT. (Illustrated by M. J. Burns)................ Gustav Kobbe............. 414
BOB'S WAY. Verse. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ........................... Tudor Jenks.............. 21
BOOK-LOVER, A. Verse. (Illustrated by Wm. A. McCullough)..............Annie Willis McCullough .. 168
"Bow-wow, LITTLE DOG." Jingle. (Illustrated and engrossed by Albertine Do y G. Ri. 63
Randall Wheelan)............ ............................. roty G. Rice...........63
BOY I KNEW, A. (Illustrated) ................ ...................... Laurence Hutton.......... 153
216, 337, 409
BOYLESS TOWN, THE. Verse ...... ................................. Robert Clarkson Tongue .... 489
BUONAMICO. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ........................Edith M. Thomas ......... 234
CENTURY OF PRESIDENTS, A ............................................ Mary Seymour............. 430
CHANGING DAYS. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ..................... Rudolph F. Bunner ........ 77
CHRISTMAS DINNER, AN OLD-TIME. Picture, drawn by Harriette Amsden ............................ 255
CHRISTMAS GOBLIN, A. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............. Susan Hartley Swett ........ 170
CHRISTMAS IN BETHLEHEM. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn, from photographs) .Edwin S. Wallace ......... 92
CITY OF STORIES, THE. (Illustrated).................................Frank M. Bicknell.........
The King's Castle in No Man's La d ............... .... ............ ............ ......... 70
The Pumpkin Dwarf .................... ............. ................ ........... 126
Hop Wing and the Missing Treasure................... .................... ... 194
The Tale of the Discontented Weathercock. ................... ..... .. .. ........ .. ..... ... 299
CLOSE OF THE DAY, THE. Verse ................ ................. .M L. V. ......... ....... 521
COUSIN ANITA'S SURPRISE .............................................. Elinor Root ........... 215
-CREWE, MASTER, A PORTRAIT OF .... ............ .................. .... ............................ 305
DANNY AND THE MAJOR." (Illustrated by Max F. Klepper) .............. Gertrude P. Greble .......... 179






CONTENTS.


PAGE
DELECTABLE LAND, A. Verse. (Illustrated by W. D. Stevens)............. Felix Leigh ............... 14
DISCONTENTED WEATHERCOCK, THE TALE OF THE. (Illustrated by R. B. icell........299
Birch) ......................................... ...... .............
Do-AS-YOU-PLEASE, THE WONDERFUL ISLAND OF. Verse ................Mrs. H. D. Ross ........... 304
DRUMLIE DRUMMER, THE RHYME OF THE. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B.
Birch) ................................................. Laura E. Ricards ........ 385
EASTER JINGLE, AN. Verse ............................................ arriet Brewer Sterling .... 521
'' EASTER 'S COMING! Picture, drawn by Gustav Liebschen .......... ........................... 499
ELF AND THE CRICKET, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by W. D. Stevens) ...... Felix Leigh ............... 163
FAMILY GROUP, A. Picture, drawn by Rosina Emmet Sherwood....................................... 169
FIGHT, A. Verse .................................... ................ Sydney Dayre ............. 396
FIRE, AN ALARM OF. (Illustrated by the Author)..........................C. T. Hill .............. 320
FIVE-O'CLOCK TEA, A. Verse.................... .... .. ..............S. J. Brigham. ............ 443
FOOT-BALL PLAYER AND THE DONKEY, THE. Picture, drawn by E. W. Kemble.......................... 79
FORTUNE, A .........: ................ ................................ Laura E. Richards......... 424
GIRL WITH THE MUFF, TO THE. Poem. (Illustrated) .................... Beatrice Russell Doe ....... 355
< Ruth McEnery Stuart
GOBOLINK LAND, JOHNNY IN. (Illustrated) ........... .............. Auth igelow Paine 420
Albert Bigelow Paine ) ....
HARBOR DEFENSES. (Illustrated by 1. W. Taber) ..................: ..... Charles Rawson Thurston... 397
"HE MAY BE PRESIDENT YET! Picture, drawn by Rosina E. Sherwood............................. 520
HER PAPA'S NAME. Verse...................................... ...... Alice May Douglas ........ 499
HISTORIC DWARFS. (Illustrated) ............................ .........M ary Shears Roberts .......
Bertholde ........................... .... ....... ................... ....... ............ 228
HOLMES, DR., A LETTER FROM .......................................... Isabella Graham Murdoch.. 122
HoP WING AND THE MISSING TREASURE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).... FrankM. Bicknell....... 194
HORSESHOE OF LUCK, THE. (Illustrated by the Author) .................. .Rudolph F. Bunner ........ 514
How A PRESIDENT IS INAUGURATED. ................................... Clifford Howard .......... 418
How PLANTS SPREAD. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) ..................... Thomas H. Kearney, Jr..... 16
How THE BAD NEWS CAME TO SIBERIA..................... ...........George Kennan ........... 29
IF You 'RE GOOD. Verse ........................... .............. James Courtney Challiss .... 169
INAUGURATED, HOW A PRESIDENT IS .................................... Clifford Howard ........... 418
INTRUDER, AN. Picture, from the painting by Madame Ronner................................. ... 488
JAPANESE GOOD-DAY," THE. Verse. (Illustrated by C. D. Weldon)....... Mae St. John Bramhall.... 252
JAY, THE. Verse ..................................................... Charles A. Keeler......... 227
JED'S WINDMILL. (Illustrated by Charles C. Curran) ...................... Grace Wickham Curran .... 379
JINGLES .... ............... ................. .... ............................63, 115, 140,252, 272
( Ruth McEnery Stuart)
JOHNNY IN GOBOLINK LAND. (Illustrated) ........................... Albert Bige Paine 420
JUNE'S GARDEN. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ...........................Marion Hill.............. 22
141, 222, 312, 391
JUNGFRAU TUNNEL, THE. (Illustrated from photographs and diagrams) .... .F. W. Wendt ............ 500
KATIE'S FOREST FRIENDS. (Illustrated by George Varian) ................ C. S. Rice. ................. 316
KETTLE, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Albertine Randall Wheelan).......... Laura E. Richards .. ... 343
KING'S CASTLE IN NO MAN'S LAND, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell).. .Frank M. Bicknell ........ 70
KITTIE'S LATEST. Verse. (Illustrated by David Ericson) .................F. L. J. ................ 272
KITTY AND POLLY. Verse. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ................... Delia Hart Stone .......... 459
LABORS OF HERCULES, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)........J. Edmund V. Cooke ....... 40
LAST THREE SOLDIERS, THE. (Illustrated by B. West Clinedinst) ........... William Henry Shelton..... 32
I16, 246, 306, 366, 450
LEPRECAWN, THE. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ........................... Winthrop Packard ......... 460
LETTER FROM DR. HOLMES, A ................. ........................ Isabella Graham Murdoch .. 122
LIGHTS THAT GUIDE IN THE NIGHT. (Illustrated by I. W. Taber) .........Lt. John M. Elltcott, U. S. N. 481
LION'S TOUR, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author)........... ......... Oliver Herford. ............ 68
LINCOLN, THE BIRTHPLACE OF PRESIDENT. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) ... George H. Yenowine........ 273
LINCOLN, WILLIE AND TAD. (Illustrated) ............................... Julia Taft Bayne ......... 277
LITTLE FRENCH POODLE, THE. Verse....................................Laura Cate. .............. 390
LITTLE MISS MUFFITT." Picture, drawn by Albertine Randall Wheelan ............................ 251
LITTLE SHADOW FOLK, THE. Poem ..................................... Clinton Scollard ........... 408
LITTLE WATER-COLORIST, THE. Picture, drawn by Frederick Dielman ........ ................... 292






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LODGERS IN THE NEST. Poem. (Illustrated by Harry Allchin).............Edith M. Thomas.......... 344
LOVE SONG--To JOHN, A. Verse ......................................Laura E. Richards ........ 47
MARCO POLO,,THE TRUE STORY OF. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) .........Noah Brooks .............. 65
137, 242, 341, 425, 509
M ASTER CREWE, A PORTRAIT OF .............. ...... .............. ..... ................... .... ... 305
MASTER SKYLARK. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ...........................John Bennett.............. 3
Io6, 202, 283, 370, 471
MERRY CHRISTMAS. Verse. -(Illustrated and engrossed by George Varian) ............................. 193
MINSTREL AND THE MAID, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) .......Frederick B. Offpe......... 64
MIRRORS OF AIR. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn-and M. J. Burns) ............ Tudor Jenks.............. 200
MISPLACED CONFIDENCE. Verse ................ ........ .......... Florence E. Pratt ......... 252
MISS NINA BARROW. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ........................ Frances Courtenay Baylor... 329
401, 490
MOSES: A TAME EAGLE. (Illustrated by C. Relyea) ..................... Wolcott Le Clear Beard .... 444
NANCY. Verse. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) ..... .................... Mary Bradley ............. 56
NANNY AND JACK. Verse. ............. .............................. H. C. Bunner ............. 520
NEW-YEAR'S CELEBRATION, AH GAU'S. (Illustrated by the Author) ......... Theodore Wores ............ 293
NINETEENTH CENTURY CHILDREN, THE. Verse ...........................Emilie Poulsson............ 136
NODDIES, THE VOYAGE OF THE. Verse............................... Albert Bigelow Paine....... 521
NORSE LULLABY, A. Verse. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea) .................M. L. van Vorst.......... 233
OLD-TIME THANKSGIVING, AN. (Illustrated by G. Varian) ................. M. Eloise Talbot.......... 58
ON THE FERRY. Verse ......... ...... .. .......................... M. L. van Vorst ........... 471
OUTSIDE AND INSIDE WEATHER. Verse ........... ......................Jessie MacmillanAnderson.. 489
PARSON'S DAUGHTER, THE BALLAD OF THE. Poem. (Illustrated by Mary ?
Hallock Foote and W. D. Stevens).............. ............... ..Helen Gray Cone .......... 161
PICTURES. ................ ............... 39, 76, 79, 140, 169, 251, 255, 256, 292, 305, 408, 449, 488, 499, 520
PICTURE, THE. Poem. (Illustrated) ...... ..................... Mary Mafes Dodge........... 91
PINS. (Illustrated) ..................... ...............................C. A. Parker....... ..... 214
PLANTS: HOW THEY SPREAD. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) ............... Thomas H. Kearney, Jr.... 16
PLIMSOLL MARK, THE. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn) .....................J. M. Ellicott, U. S. N. .... 45
PROCESSION OF DAYS, A. Verse .............. .................. .......Delia Hart Stone ........... 98
PROFESSOR LEO FORTISSIMO AT HIS BEST. Picture, drawn by Albertine Randall Wheelan ............... 39
PUMPKIN DWARF, THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)............. ..... ... Frank M. Bicknell........ 126
RACE FOR A GIRDLE, A ................ ............... ..............Jane Marsh Parker ........ 27
REPORT UPON FIFTY CHARADES ........................................ ......... ............. 257
RHYMES ABOUT ANIMALS. Verse .................. .......... ..........Frank'Valentine........... 507
ST. NICHOLAS DAY IN HOLLAND. (Illustrated by George Varian) ..........Annie C. Kuiper ......... 253
"ST. NICHOLAS WILL SOON BE HERE." Picture, drawn by E. R. Smith ................................ 140
ST. PAUL'S ROCKS ............................................... ... Gustav Kobbi .............. 232
SANTA CLAUS'S PONY. (Illustrated by George Varian) ..................... Ella F. Mosby ............ 132
SANTA CLAUS STREET IN JINGLETOWN. Verse ......................... Sarah J. Burke..... ..... 245
SEEING AND BELIEVING. (Illustrated by the Author) ..................... Harold Wilson, M. D. ...... 462
SHADOW FOLK, THE LITTLE. Poem ................................... Clinton Scollard .... ...... 408
SIBERIAN SCARE, A. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham)......................George Kennan ........... 267
SILK AND CEDARS. (Illustrated by the Author) .......................... Harry Fenn ............... 467
"SING A SONG OF CHRISTMAS-TIME." Verse. (Illustrated and engrossed
by Albertine Randall Wheelan) .............................. .. Dorothy G. Rice ........... 5
SNOW-BOUND CHRISTMAS, A. (Illustrated by C. M. Relyea)............. Frances Cole Burr.......... 99
SOME QUEER CRAFT.. (Illustrated by M. J. Burns).............. ....... Gustav Kobbe .............. 414
TEDDY BAIRD'S LUCK. (Illustratedby C. M. Relyea) ...................... Kate Dickinson Sweetser .... 356
TEDDY'S DREAM. Picture, drawn by E. Warde Blaisdell, Jr. ............ ................ ......... ..76
TENDER-HEARTED MONSTER, A. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford) ...........Alice Calhoun Haines ..... 236
TEN LITTLE RABBITS, THE. Verse. (Illustrated and engrossed by W. H.
Drake) ............. .... ................................... ... Kate N. Mytinger......... 8
THANKSGIVING, AN OLD-TIME. (Illustrated by G. Varian) .................M. Eloise Talbot ........... 58
THANKSGIVING-DAY PROBLEM, A................ ...................... Mary Seymour ........... 78
TIGER TALE, A. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author)........................ John Bennett............. 508
TIMOROUS TRIMBLE, THE. Verse ................... ............... Felix Leigh .............. 15
To "THE GIRL WITH THE MUFF." Poem. (Illustrated)................. Beatrice RussellDoe....... 355






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TRACKS IN THE SNOW, ANIMAL. (Illustrated by Harry Fenn)............ .Barney Hoskin Standish .... 387
UMBRELLA, THE NEW. Verse............... ........ ...............Agnes Lee.............. 466
VOYAGE OF THE "NORTHERN LIGHT," THE. (Illustrated by M. J. Burns J. T. T ....
and Warren Sheppard) .. ....................... Trow ......
WILLIE AND TAD LINCOLN. (Illustrated) ................ ......... ....Julia Taft Bayne ........ 277
WINTER DAY, A. Poem .......................... ................... L. van Vorst .......... 384
WINTER EVENING PROBLEM, A. (Illustrated) .........................Stella H. Wylie .......... 345
WIZARD AND THE SNAKE, THE. Picture, drawn by E. W. Kemble ..................... ........... .449
WONDERFUL ISLAND OF DO-AS-YOU-PLEASE, THE. Verse ............... Mrs. H. D. Ross ......... 304
WONDER-WORKER, A. (Illustrated by. Jay Hambidge) ...................... Christopher Valentine ...... 54


FRONTISPIECES.

"Portrait of Miss Beatrice Goelet," painted by John S. Sargent, page 2-" As They Danced Them a Measure
on Christmas Night," from a painting by Toudouze, page 90-" Don't You Think that Winter 's Pleasanter than
All?" by John Bolles, page 178- The Daughters, of the Artist," from a painting by Cornelis De Vos, page
266-"The Girl with the Muff," from the painting- by Mme. Lebrun,-page 354-" Chums," from the painting
by J. H. Dolph, page 442.

DEPARTMENTS.
COMPETITIONS.
A Thanksgiving-day Problem .................................. Mary Seymour............. 78
List of Prizes.............. .. ............................ ....... 84
Report upon "Fifty Charades "........... ............... ....... ... .. ... ... 257
A Century of Presidents ................................. .......Mary Seymour .. ....... 430
Report upon "A Thanksgiving-day Problem "............. .. ..... .. ... .. ... ... 434

THE CURIOSITY-SHOP.
Naming Nails A "Setting Hen Setting the River on Fire "- An Apple Problem Eavesdroppers
Real Giants Barber Poles Mustaches, 82 A Horse Problem Uncle Sam "- Shaking Hands -
Humble Pie -" He 's a Brick "- Dunce The Dollar Mark, 522.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK.
The Voyage of the Noddies -An Easter Jingle- The Close of the Day, 521.

THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated)................. ...... ..................... 84, 172, 261, 348, 436, 524
THE RIDDLE-BOX. (Illustrated).... ......... ................... ......... ... .87, 175, 263, 351, 439, 527
EDITO IAL NOTES....................................... .................................... 84













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