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-THE, OREGON SUNDAY JOURNAL. PORTLAND, SUNDAY MORNING, ' NOVEMBER 18, 1806.
CRUSADE ON SINS OF SOCIETY
': Baron De - Paszthory's ; Picture,
Th Tempter, to Be Followed
- With Six Others. V
CARD TABLE DEVOTEES
i London Smart Set Flocks to See It
', self as Father Bernard Vaufhan
and the Artist Whom He Ha In-
spired See It.
7 ; (Journal Special hnlcU
London, Nov. 17. Baron Arpad d
Paesthory. , who he Just painted one
striking picture of smart set sin, and
. who la going to paint several mora at
the suggestion of society's pulpit cas
. tlgetor. Father Barnard Vaughan. says
nea some lima Mr or a Christmas. Thle
will eonalat of six rpreantatlona of
, arlatocratle depravity, end Judging by
thatr tttla. and the singls example -of
..the baron'a power of depleting faehlon
able frailty which la now on exhibition
hare, the complete cycle cannot fall to
make a email sensation.
Meanwhile Baron de Passthorys
original amart eat picture, "The Tempt
er sr." is drawing- great crowds f fash
ionable and other folk to the art gal
lery In Kenalngton, where It ia being
. Tbe baron hlmaelf la already known
to aome extent In the United State,
where he apent aome monthi aeyen ot
. eight year ago.
elie Wife la Xla izodsl
The model for the eoclety alnner Jn
hla mucb-dlacuaaed painting, "The
Tempter." la hla beautiful, golden-haired
wife. She la German and waa formerly
an opera alnger. She waa Quite a atage
' favorite in Vienna when the baron met
i : her. He waa a young painter of dlstln
' gulahed Hungarian anceatry studying In
the Auatrlan capital, it waa love at
., flrat Bight, but hla marriage with an
actreaa angered the baron'a family and
hurt him socially. Bo he and hla bride
' tried their luck In that promlaed land.
' ' There the painter had a fair aharo
' of aucceaa, but he aoon realised that
he needed the stamp of society before
ha could make a fortune painting por
trait for mllllonalrea of New York,
; Chicago, Plttaburg and .elaewhere. Hie
beat known picture in tha United Stat-js
..ia The Water Nympha." . He painted
Melba's portrait and on her advice went
. to Australia. There he waa advised to
make London hlsmecca.
What Inspired "The Tempter."
The baron and Ills wife reached Lon
don In time to notice the agitation in
society over the laahlnga of Father
- Vaughan. They attended the remainder
of the aermona. The baron waa in
aplred. He eought Father Vaughan and
then he began hla-flrat picture. i
The baron aaya that "The Tempter,"
which le life-else, waa directly Inspired
by the following paragraph, in one jof
'LFtherVaughan'e aermona; ,
- ."The doctor and the family -lawyer
can tell you better than I can the num
ber of Innocent and beautiful Engltsa
girls who have been ruined at the ear.l
' tables ruined and brought to the verge
. of the grave. And a girl with thla curae
. on her what can ahe dot She must
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Baron Arpad De Paasthory, Who Is Painting Sins of the Smart Set.
good." he aald. "It ia becauae of the
aenaea that men fall, and only througn
the aenaea can they be appealed to."
- - nBjeotB ef Oomlag Motweav
. Father Vaughan has drawn up on
paper auggeatlona for the aerlea of pic
turea which the baron Ja now painting
Here they are: ,
le going -4m -every f.-The Debutante" Freah.Llnnocent
and lovely, before ahe has been caught
In the whirlpool of ao-called amart eo
clety. t. "The World" The girl at the en-1
of the season, tired and Jaded with the
weariness and uaelesaneaa of an idle,
Butterfly flutter through life.
t. "The Flesh" Her marriage far
money to a man ahe doea not love.
4. "The Devil" Eventa leading to the
aeparatlon of huaband and wife.
5. '.The Deserted Child" athetlo hu
6. "Death" Two pictures, one the
suicide of the poor little butterfly and
the other the deathbed of tha man with
no friend near him.
When the plcturee are all flniahed
and the baron la working furloualy at
them eoclety will -flock to- eee-them-
selvea depicted T a 1a Father Bernard
The baron haa already gained auoceee
In London, for now everybody want
him to paint- their portraits. He muy
now have other modela for hla society
sinners besides hla beautiful wife.
pay her 'debts. Doea ahe ask her mother
or father T No; ahe la too aahamod.
She runa from one to another abe
knowe not whither until at last aome
devil in human form, who had laid the
trap, makee his bargain. He given her
money, and the debt ia paid; but the
poor girl feela ahe can never be herself
again. And - thle
Tale tha Metaxe Tells.
The Tempter" telle the etory with
vivid - force. It la a atrong, marvcl
ously lifelike painting and ia creating
even more of a aenaatlon than did tht
Hon. ' John Colller'a famous Academy
picture of 'The Cheat," for it la not
merely tbe representation of an Inci
dent but of a hideous tragedy.
Leaning her artna on a deserted
bridge table site a woman, terror and
utter deapalr in her face.. She la star
ing, frosen with horror, entranced at
the awful revealing of her future. Cards
sprawl at her elbow. Behind her. with
the light from a tall piano lamp stream
ing on hla face, la a middle-aged man.
HI .eyea gloat on the woman. The
smile of possession ia already curving
his Hps. In the far background are
a score of men and women, laughing
and chatting, totally unconcerned at tbe
tragedy of a woman's soul,' being enact
ed a few feet away.
Father Vaughan Is delighted with the
picture. "It will do a great deal of
SOLVING "SKID00" PROBLEM
Money talks and everybody talks
money and. Judging from the letter
addressed to the editor of the Skldoo
problem in The Journal, everybody
writes money, too.
It does Seem as if the people had
been waiting to get a chance at the
. Skldoo problem; It waa seised avidly,
tackled enthusiastically, and It haa been
One man, who sent in a solution to
' , the problem, urged the Pussle Editor to
- forward the 110 prise et once. This was
refused on it grounds. 1,' that the an
swer wee Incorrect; t, that the man
wanted to go to Seattle, and S, that
there are 21 reasons why no one should
go to Seattle, the chief one . being, of
annrse, that there are no trains runnln
to tbe place.
It Is plain that everybody considers
the Skldoo pussle Just as easy as fall-
Ingttth skating rink; It has no ter-
' rors, and few difficulties to anyone.
And, really. It sounds easy. Here it Is;
Here's Skldoo for Bvsryaody. '
A coin eollector had In accumula
tion of pennies. He told hie eon he
would make him a present of the
entire lot If he would put them In
boxes, the same number In each box. ,
There was an odd number of pennies
so that if he put -an equal number in
- each of two boxes there would be one
penny left over; In a like manner he
figured on I, 4, B, . 7, 8, t, 10, 11. It,
13, 14, IS, 1. 17, , 19. 10, M end XI
' boxes, but in every case if he put an
- equal number In each box there would
be one (only one) penny left over. The
eon gave It up and told hla father he
thought It impossible to perform the
feat Hla father replledr"8KnXKJS
for you." The son then put the entire
lot of pennies In S3 boxes the same
number In each box. How many pennies
'were there T '
. To make the problem plain: The eft
tire number of pennies was a number,
which If divided by any number from
to 23 Inclusive there will be a re
mainder of one (only one) and If di
vided by 23 there will be.no remainder.
Don't think because you start a bit
late in trying to solve it that your
.chance of winning the prise Is not as
good : as that of anybody else. Tbe
prise are given for the correct and
TiEST solution; as there can be but one
correct solution, "the beat" gives every
one a aha nee. The first prise Is 1,000
bright new pennies; the writers of 23
good solutions will get beautiful "23"
scarf, pins, which are the rage Juat
how, and there are 23 other prises ot 32
new pennies each.
Here are a few anaware received yes
terdmlaenote the- alngulnr lack of
unanimity that marks the effort to se
cure a simple little problem that Skldoo:
Ighteea aa Five fqy the Baltor.
' Pussle Editor, The Journal Wonder
if Its Skldoo for me If I suggest S2 for
' the number of pennies. Eighteen and
five for you. LETTIB SORENSON.
707 Savler street. City.
Wltai Best Wishes MS Fenaiee.
Pussle Editor, The ' Journal There
were 621 pennies In each box and there
were 23 boxes; the coin collector's ac
cumulation of pennies was 13,117. Thl
. v. .' .i' .:.
is Skldoo to you or me; to you, I hope.
MRS. W. B. MASON,
363 Eaat Tenth street
. Bounds Flaualble, Dossal Xtf
Pussle Editor, The Journal The an
swer Is that, the coin collector had 621
pennies altogether. There were 23 pen
nies in each box, and there , were 22
boxes. This number can be divided by
2 to 22 and have one over, and will
divide by 23 and none over.
W. B. MASON.
3(3 East Tenth street
Again the Skldoo ITumber,
Pussle Editor, The Journal: The
answer to your pussle Is 23. ' He put
the 22 pennies in 23 boxes, making one
pennies. REBA VECKLEM,
734 East 7th etreev flCity,
Good for the Box Trade.
Pussle Editor, The Journal: My solu
tion Is, there were 487.234.32k.ORO pen
nies altogether, or 21.1R4.122.0 in
each box. AUG. H. CROOK.
St Is Xle Answer.
Pusste Editor. The Journal: ' My an
swer to the aktdoo pussle la pennlea.
. - - St Johns,
sTotMng- But Maes Kef.
Pussle Editor, The Journal: The
number 232.702.3(1 le leaat . common
multiple (with 1 remetnder) of all of
the number from 2 to 22 Inclusive.
But It le not -a multiple without a
remainder of 2t. Hence,. I conclude the
problem la not solvable on that line.
But I conclude the solution as to the
number of pennies and boxes to contalA
them la aa follows. The boy first di
vided the number of pennies by 3, and
had one left Then by 3 and had 1 left
and ao on to 22 inclusive, and each time
ha had Just 1. only 1, left. Last he di
vided by 23 and had nothing left, noth
ing! Hence, the answer ia skldoo.
There la nothing for you. Nothing, no
box; no pennies. J H. C
34S Miller avenue, City.
Brevity mere, Alright,
Pussle Editor, The Journal: 23 pen
nlea, 33 boxes, 1 In each box; none re
mains. JEWELL M OLIVER.
1111 East Salmon street olty.
last. Fred JoaUagf
Pussle Editor. The Journal: If It
takes a two year old boy three day
to chase a four pound rabbit up a hill
ona mile long, hoer many bales of hay
will It take to feed a cow, to give
three quarts of milk If Its horns are
only six inches longT This will be
how many-pennies in your Skldoo prob
lem. FRED CALLAOHAN, .
330 14th street City.
Oeae Kammel t&ri "tt,
Pussle Editor. The Journal: I think
the answer Is 23 pennies.
; Lenta; Ore, .
' Has omaaere. ttasea.
' Pussle Editor, The Journal; 1 think
-. These Figures Xrfok Oood.
Pussle Editor,-The Journal: I
the number l,lH.000.7I7.m.07,HO,OOi
to be the correct answer to the Skldoo
problem, being equally divisible by the
number 22, and dlvlalble by the num
bers 2 to 22 inclusive.
D. F. CARMODT.
((7 1-2 Hood street'
Pussle Editor, The jjpurnat The an
swer to the skldoo pussle, I think, is
312 Water street, city.
- -' SOT Bennies la Baofe, Box. . .
Pussle Editor, The Journal. My an
swer for the skldoo problem, coin collec
tor had 11.8(1 pennies; he put (07 pen
nies in each box.
Skldoo the Answer.
Pussle EditorrThe Journal. By hav-1
lng 23 boxes and putting one penny in
each bo xv It "would make- the number 23,1
ao "akldoo" la the answer.
Q. A. BODERBERQ.
843 East Thirteenth North, city.
Tattle Addition. -Pussle
Editor, The Journal. Take any
number from 1 to , add one, multiply
by 3, add 14 and cover the .left-hand fig
ure and add the original numbers and
you get 23, - skldoo.
M. A. OLLER,
. 290 Grand ave., city.
Pussle Editor The Journal After
having carefully reconsidered the "skld
oo problom'V I decided to aubmlt an
other solutlon.rScelng " the impossibil
ity of my first answer,1 1 have taken the
next step toward a correct solution.
namely 33 by 23. or 260 pennies.
' . BERT WILUAMS.
Ths Dalles, Or.' ,
- And Their Publishers V
Ann to ma iu aiib Bv I II
Our-Thorns. This is - a
book of striking indlvidu-
...allty and atrong purpose.
nt takes up tns prouiem ot me unem
ployed, and- in an original way woraa
out its solution. The story opens
when Charles Bosauquet is minister of
industrial affalra of Ensland and who
Is described as "one- of those men who
have a personality owing nothing to
mere wealth or celebrity that . is like
shining eword. . Thee great ones oi
the world bring something , indefinable
with them Into the room, but neverthe-.
leas something very real and disturb
ing. They are superhuman, ona might.
say; force radiates from them in invis
ible currents they have tha personal
dynamic that we are, told Napoleon
had. ejosauquet waa ona of these." The
hero had received 'tutelage from a cer
tain Mr; Brandon, whloh was destined
to develop into strong and radical Ideas,
which are later set forth' in a conver
sation between Bosauquet and Bendon.
"Tears ago you pointed out to me
what ths future menace to England
would be. You said that the queatlon
Of the 'unemployed' really the unem
ployable wae sapping the national
health. No one quite saw it as you did
then. No one realised the growing dan-
gsr of 'What"' salglil, sail -Ike Mttgl
lodyte class. :
The whole situation became more
and more alarming. Teara ago a prom
inent London newspaper pointed out In
a leading article that in Germany every
effort was made to aaalat the deserving
poor, while the undeserving were not
merely repelled they were punished.
The leader struck a very significant
note. It flrat showed tha people the
enormous difference between the two
klnde of eubmerged classes. It. made
the upper class who are debauching the
poor by Indiscriminate charity, the sen
timentalist on local boards of guardian
who were feeding . thousand of unde
serving ruffians in obedience to a pop
ular cry, " wake -Tip. Then- I - began-to
see my chance. I pulled the wires, I
got every one In England to see that
there was an enormous class that -we
quite hopeless a class .that on could
not" tinker with or ever cure a" class
that was 'Isstroylng utterly destroying
the chance of the unfortunate but de
cent worklngman. . ' , rv.
At that stage the . sentimentalist
came In. No one waa hODelesa. . Tbe
church could save; they oouU reneO
Ideals In swine' oh, all the drearyr)
hopeless nonsense sueh people talk! I
went to the trade union. I pointed out
to them that the working class ; was
paying for the hopeless classes. H,
and he alone, had to support the prison,
the workhouse snd ths asylum.
"I had the most incontrovertible sta
tistics made. I showed that whenever
the rate on property went up, the land
lord increased the worklngman's rent.
And because the - worklngman wasn't
taxed by a eollector with a book or by
a epeclfto demand note, he didn't realise
that he was being taxed at all. He
paid the extra rent because be couldn't
go and live anywhere else and that waa
all. The tradea unlona have all com
bined at last to form a solid party, an
Irresistible wedge which will alter the
whole history of the country. -
The time haa never been quite ripe per
haps. Be that aa tt may, the problem
is nearly solved. Tbe bill Is prepared,
the majority to make the law Is as
sured. England shall be free from the
terrible Incubus of the incurably Idle,
We are going to take these people, after! 3
am ana searcning inai in eacn inaivlcT
ual case, and make them slaves until
they die and no more. Slavery for life
In a great penal colony la what ' the
voice of the country haa decreed. All
civil rlghta are to be taken away; the
men and women will be separated. No
new generation of hopeleealy lost snd
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we receive them.
PLAIN AND FANCY THERMOMETERS
t -1 -
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$h $1.50; $1.75
I have aolved vour "Skldoo Problem
finding by IffTTt T-mmTn mul'lpla ttmMT"!?1"11 b ,et 1" Upon the
anawer to be (38,377,(81 pennies.
17 East 80th street. City.
publlB. The Judae Is set, the deem
gun; who shall stay itr . y
And the working out of Mr. Bosau-
quet's bill makes on of the most inter
esting stories of the modern method of
administering philanthropy yet told.
a very-agreeaoie and pleasing ro
mance runs slong with the scheme of
ths story, which altogether make quits
a notable book and on that will ex
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"Step by Step" By Mrs. Georg Shel
don Downs. This may truly be called
a story of high Ideals, for It is entirely
ethical in its nature and deals with the
loftiest and beat sentiments and emo
tions of life. It Is the story of a lit
tle almshouse waif, Louis Arnold, a
ragged, pathetically forlorn little ur
chin who haa his first adventure at a
county fair when a good-hearted man Is
moved by his distressed little face and
passes him In.
Before going to the almshouse Louie
had been cared for by "Aunt Martha,"
kindly, God-fearing soul, who In the
year or two m which she had me boy
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CANADIAN MONEY TAKEN AT FULL VALUE.
ALL LEATHER GOODS MARKED
in her keeping had Indelibly Impressed
on him leasons ot truth and honesty
wiuon lastea mm tn rough lire. The
bar could notIong endure the envtmn-
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on a. tramp got Into a netghborlna-
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worked his way up In true Amsrlcan
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then to the position of a successful
business man, proving that this can ba
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ciples of "Aunt Martha," which were a
conscientious adherence to honesty and
A pretty romance begins at the coun
ty fair between children, and rune
through the book at Interval, giving
It light and color and a pretty finale.
While the book ha a decided tendency
toward showing the reward for well
dolna. It savors In no wav of the in.
ane or sentimental, "but has the strong.
vlrlls atmosphere of "American boy--
nooa and is run or incidents which
enliven and give character-to the story.
For many years Mrs. Downs has writ
ten delightful stories under the nom
de plume of .."Mrs. Georgia Sheldon,"
and has only recently .given her own
name.- O. w. Dillingham. J. K. GUL
Quite a Bunch ef Money.
Pussle Editor The ; Journal-The , pond. Trice 11.30.
numoer oi pennies me uvjr uu wes
Expressed In United State money,
one trillion, one hundred and sixty-three
billion, nine hundred and sixty-two
million, eight hundred thousand dol
lars and- one cent.
This amount Is exactly divisible. Into
23 parte, therefore the boy cart place
S,0C0.707,82t,087 pennies into each of 28
boxes and account for the whole,
amount. If he makes a division of the
total amount into parts each division of
parts,- equal In turn to the number
from I to 22 Inclusive the boy will
find one penny over In each of t 22
division Ih'parts.- '
With Infinite Joy he finds a proper
solution which comes to him In the
form of a birthday gift to gladden tha
twenty-three thousand and twenty
third snnlvsrsary of the date of his
birth. Twenty-three boxes each, filled
with 1. 00.707. 828, 017 pengles account
ing for the' verv last cent. n his 114.
3. 280,000,001 pennies.
.TERESA A. GRIFFIN MARTIN,
il Washington Street; City.
Other Answers Bsesived. '
Other answers to this easy, ezhlla-
"City Songs and Country Carols" By
Thomas F. Porter. This Is a collection
of something like 2S0 short poems In
a volums of about as many pages, neat
ly bound; and wit h a - portrait of i the.
author for frontispiece. The poems
cover large field, and are very ap
propriately named, as they pertain both
to city life and country scenes, while
many have local or personal title. A
little group Is given to the anti-slavery
heroes, uch S Garrison, Holme and
Phillips, with an occasional poem ' to
a hero of earlier or . later date. - Like
aU collections of-this nature, the work
rating and Instructive .'problem have
been received from Nannie Web
ster, Lents; Max M. Dohohue, Portland;
Hal Kelley, Brownsville; Ira J. Merrill.
Fort land; J. K. Farrow, Montavllla; J.
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Cascade Locks; Annie Helgerson, Port
land; Gordon Colgan. University Park;
Nye Kern, 8. .W. Walker, Mre. Wil
liam Fleskee. . - Charlee Pumphrey.
Gladye M. Keaton, M. J. Perk, Martnua
Jerfersen, Edwin A. Popp, Portland.
Theae wlU be publlahed later,
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la graded with, shades of good, better
and best, rarely dropping below the first
and at times beyond a comparison.
There are also poems pathetic, descrip
tive and. humorous, with the first' two
far In the lead In point of merit. Some
very good patriotic poema are also
given, whloh generally sing ths praise
of some particular day or incident.
Throughout the book Incllnea strongly to
New - England subjects, and . several
poems recount the Joys of various
Phases -of the New England Thanksgtv-
J S. Many of the poema would lend
themselves aeiigniruny to pudiio reea-
I-,,., .iiirf liinn special event Is to be
celebrated, as they al have the virtue
of brevity, which Is usually lacking In
poems for this kind of reading. , Klch
ard O. Badger. Price $1.25.
"The Treasure Trail" By Frank L.
Pollock. From the . beginning of. ths
story-telling period, or the era of (fic
tion, the lost treasure and the search
for it have furnished prollflo material
for the novelist and a fascinating sub
ject for the reader, and' so often has it
been used It would seem to have no
new feature and all Imagination to
have been exhausted upon It. But not
so when Mr. Pollock takes up his pen
snd begins to relate the search for a
fabulous amount of gold bullion which
had originally been . stolen from the
lioer government In Pretoria and stored
in a steamer that was sunk somewhere
In the Mosamblque channel. Two dif
ferent parties take up the search, ami
follow, the treasure trail through stormy
seas and. hazardous adventure until the
'rainbow road Is reached with a suc
cessful and thrilling little romance at
the close. L. C. Page tb Co. J. K. GUI,
Iortland. Price 1.50.
"Born to the Blue" By Florence Kim
ball Russel. No one could be better
qualified to wrlto an army stoy true
to life than Mrs. Kussei,, who nerseir
Is. In every sense, sn army woman,
having been trn at a frontier post, the
daughter and sister of army officers.
and having grown up and alwayallved
rr tne environment or an army prai.t-w yei unnincorereu,
Having lived amid theae surrounding,
very naturally the, author would draw
her characters and Incidents largely
from life and her own personal experi
ence, aa in an editorial note we are
told ahe does. With the ushering In
of a oertaln Fourth., of July, aa the big
gun Bounded reveille rand the bugles
rang out ahsrp and shrill, and the band
burst Into "Tha 8tar-8Dangled Banner."
little Jack-opened htt eyerttrthe-wortd
and gave forth his lusty, vigorous cry
announcing his arrival. Jack's father
was off on frontier duty locking after
some restless Indians, but the mother,
not wishing to be found wanting In
patriotic duty, had a tiny flag put In
the little fiat and called old Nurae
Croghan to cover them both with an
old yellow' lined cape ere they went to
sleep, saying to the small man. "You're
born to the blue, Jackt Born to the
As Jack grew ju he bore evidence.
If not of hie petrlotlo baptism, of his
patrlotlo anceatry. and became the man
liest little fellow that ever found
home in a garrison, or a place in tbe
hearts of the command. The story la
full of the bravest, most wholesome boy
adventures possible, and Is spun along
from ths time Jack arrived to partici
pate In the Fourth of July celebration
until he Is almost a man grown, and
has an adventure ef a more serious na
ture, when his soldier Ufa and example
assert-themselves and he 1 the hero
of the post. Jack has many chums,
but among them all hie dearest friend
Is First Sergeant Donnelly, with whom
he has many good times, and at the
The Macmlllan company will pnbllsh
la a few weeke a book entitled "The
Way to Happiness," by the Rev. Thomas
R. Slicer of New Tork. Mr. Sllcer haa
written this work from the suggestivs
viewpoint that "the conduct of life
must b Included among ths highest of
th arts; there le a point at which ths
two path of deslr and obligation meet,
and beyond that point Ilea the way te
Will Payne's new novel. "When Levs.
Speaks." comes at an -ODDortuna time.
7Trmi II la 8iwnl ttweeelll who Is In.. ling- ii Aj .itl, prfMems Tit
his compsnlon and whom hs saves. Ser
geant Donnelly becomes the family hero,
as well ss Jack's Idol, and when he
earnsanewpa!rjpf chevrons Jack's
mother deftly weaves the old ones Into
a frame for the picture hs bss given
Jack of himself and underneath ;JL Is
written In "fatner's hand" these beau
"Nor deem that acta heroto wait on
A'man's whole life preludee the single
That shall decide If his inheritance
Be with the lftd few of matchless
Or with the unmottved herd, that only
sleep and feed." , ...
The book Is most attractively bound
for a boy, and la finely Illustrated. L.
C. Page A Co. J. . K. GUI,, Portland.
"The-lJind-ot. Schtiyll Jlng'N?-By De
Keller Stamey. The etory which gives
title to ths book Is a curious fancy of
an Imaginary country, a description of
which (or more properly the manuscript
from which the story I teld) was sup
posed to have been found In a curious
ly carved box studded with the most
precious gems; later the material .Sot
the tale cams Into possession of the
writer, when at an auction sale
bought some of the effects of a
ceased editorial friend. .
BchuylLJlng" 1 thl wonderful coun-
but wnicn I
revealed In the manuscript as - being
far in advance of our most enlightened
civilisation. It Is a short story of got
over a dosen pages, but i exceedingly
clever snd unique. The other hundred
and fifty pages of ths book' contain
several short stories and a large num
ber of poems. Mr. Stamey has done
some very good dialect. work In this
volume, but his poems, which are sung
in-minor chords, sre his best, for they
show depth of feeling and a keen sym
pathy and appreciation of ths homelier
virtues and the sweetness and pathos
of the home life which is made radiant
The short etorles have far more than
ordinary merit, and should be separated
In binding from the poems, aa oris de
tracts from the other, and the s forte
under the mythical title of "The Land
of Schuylt Jlng" wuold-be most tempt
ing aftd attractive. The volume has a
large number of excellent illustration.
Publishing eompany. New
political, corruption and reform. It waa
fittingly published tha day after the
election. There la. much In tha book
which might furnish food for reflection .
to some of the disappointed politicians.
Important aa Is this political setting,
however, it Is subordinate to ths main
Intsreat of the book, which le first ef
all a story and a powerful study et
India's .Floe Bridge
The Indus In India Is crossed in some
of Its remote reachea by rope bridges.
The natives' ingenuity in making these
bridges with no material but twisted
twigs, yet strong enough to hold the
weight of' any number of coolies With
their loads, and long enough to be
swung from cliff to cliff across the greet
river. Is a source of wonder. Such
bridges are composed of three strands
of twigs, one for each hand to grasp,
m to guide .the feet. They sag grace
fully from the tope of the " mtghtr
cliffs that flank the river, occasionally
swaying slightly in the wind, but are
as firm and safe aa a bridge of iron er.
stons. t 1. . . .
From the Chicago Tribune.
The front door to delight Ilea through
the garden of fliife. '
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cams rut. I bought a bottle ef HAIBj,
HEALTH, and after one application
my hair stopped falling and le now I
fine sondltlon. HAIR HEALTH Is the
Onset HAIR TONIO I evsr heard ef ."
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