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COPYRIGHTED, 1897,

BY

THE ARENA COMPANY.

SKINNER, BARTLETT & Co., 7 Federal Court, Boston.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

The Citadel of the Money Power:

I. Wall Street, Past, Present, and Future....HENRY CLEWS 1

II. The True Inwardness of Wall Street,

JOHN CLARK RIDPATH 9

The Reform Club's Feast of Unreason.. Hon. CHARLES A. TOWNE 24

Does Credit Act on Prices? .

.. A. J. UTLEY 37

Points in the American and French Constitutions Compared,

NIELS GRÖN 49

Honest Money; or, A True Standard of Value: A Symposium.

I. WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN.

57

II. M. W. HOWARD...

58

II. WHARTON BARKER.

59

IV. ARTHUR I. FONDA

60

V. Gen. A. J. WARNER.

62

The New Civil Code of Japan ... Tokichi Masao, M. L., D. C. L. 64

John Ruskin: A Type of Twentieth-Century Manhood,

B. O. FLOWER 70

The Single Tax in Operation...

Hon. Hugh H. LUSK 79

Natural Selection, Social Selection, and Heredity,

Prof. JOHN R. COMMONS 90

Psychic or Supermundane Forces.........

...CORA L. V. RICHMOND 98

The American Institute of Civics. . HENRY RANDALL WAITE, Ph. D. 108

An Industrial Fable..

.HAMILTON S. WICKS 116

Plaza of the Poets :

Reply to “ Locksley Hall Sixty Years After,"

BARTON LOMAX PITTMAN 122

John Brown.

..COATES KINNEY 125

Demos...

· W. H. VENABLE, LL. D. 126

The Editor's Evening: Leaf from My Samoan Notebook (A. D.

2297); Vita Longa ; Kaboto (a Sonnet)

128

A Stroke for the People: A Farmer's Letter to THE ARENA.

134

Evolution: What It Is and What It Is Not,

Dr. DAVID STARR JORDAN 145

Has Wealth a Limitation?...

.ROBERT N. REEVES 160

The Battle of the Money Metals :v

I. Bimetallism Simplified...

..GEORGE H. LEPPER 168

II. Bimetallism Extinguished ..JOHN CLARK RIDPATH 180

The Segregation and Permanent Isolation of Criminals,

NORMAN ROBINSON 192

How to Increase National Wealth by the Employment of Paralyzed

Industry.....

B. O. FLOWER 200

Open Letter to Eastern Capitalists

.CHARLES C. MILLARD 211

The Telegraph Monopoly: Part XIII....... Prof. FRANK PARSONS 218

The Provisional Government of the Cubans.... THOMAS W. STEEP 226

A Noted American Preacher

. DUNCAN MACDERMID 232

The Civic Outlook....... HENRY RANDALL WAITE, Ph. D. 245

" The Tempest ” the Sequel to “Hamlet ”.. EMILY DICKEY BEERY 254

PAGB

The Creative Man

. STINSON JARVIS 262

Plaza of the Poets :

The New Woman

MILES MENANDER DAWSON 275

Under the Stars .

COATES KINNEY 275

The Cry of the Valley. . .CHARLES MELVIN WILKINSON 276

A Radical

ROBERT F. GIBSON 277

The Editor's Evening: Our Totem; Vive La France ! Le Siècle

(a Sonnet)

278

The Concentration of Wealth: Its Causes and Results: Part I,

HERMAN E. TAUBENECK 289

The Future of the Democratic Party: A Reply. DAVID OVERMYER 302

The Multiple Standard for Money

ELTWEED POMEROY 318

Anticipating the Unearned Increment

J. W. HART 339

Studies in Ultimate Society:

I. A New Interpretation of Life. LAURENCE GRONLUND 351

II. Individualism vs. Altruism ......K. T. TAKAHASHI 362

General Weyler's Campaign

CRITTENDEN MARRIOTT 374

The Author of " The Messiah”.

.B. O. FLOWER 386

Open Letter to President Andrews..

THE EDITOR 399

Plaza of the Poets :

The Onmarch....

.FREEMAN E. MILLER 403

The Toil of Empire..

.JOHN VANCE CHENEY 404

The Day Love Came..

. THEODOSIA PICKERING 405

The Question ...

JULIA NEELY-FINCH 405

Triolet.....

.CURTIS HIDDEN PAGE 406

The Cry of the Poor...

.JOHN CLARK RIDPATH 407

The Editor's Evening: A Knotty Problem; A Case of Prevision;

Concerning Eternity; A. L. (a Sonnet) ...

419

The New Ostracism

. Hon. CHARLES A. TOWNE 433

The Concentration of Wealth: Its Causes and Results: Part II,

HERMAN E. TAUBENECK 452

The Rights of the Public over Quasi-Public Services,

Hon. WALTER CLARK 470

Prosperity: the Sham and the Reality .....JOHN CLARK RIDPATH 486

Jefferson and His Political Philosophy ... MARY PLATT PARMELEE 505

The Latest Social Vision.....

.B. O. FLOWER 517

The Dead Hand in the Church

Rev. CLARENCE LATHBURY 535

Hypnotism in its Scientific and Forensic Aspects,

MARION L. DAWSON, B. L. 544

Suicide: Is It Worth While?....

..CHARLES B. NEWCOMB 557

Plaza of the Poets :

Old Glory

IRONQUILL 562

Vita Sum..

.JUNIUS L. HEMPSTEAD 563

Gold

CLINTON SCOLLARD 564

Richard Realfe..

.REUBIE CARPENTER 565

The Dreamer

.HELENA M. RICHARDSON 565

The Editor's Evening: The Greatest Lyric; “ Thrift, Thrift, Ho-

ratio;" The Pessimist; The Physician's Last Call (a Sonnet), 566

Freedom and Its Opportunities : Part I.... Hon. JOHN R. ROGERS 577

" The Case Against Bimetallism". .Judge GEORGE H. SMITH 590

The Initiative and the Referendum.

ELIHU F. BARKER 613

PAGE

The Telegraph Monopoly: Part XIV.. Prof. FRANK PARSONS 628

The Laborer's View of the Labor Question:

1. How the Laborer Feels

HERBERT M. PAMP 644

II. Up or Down?

W. EDWARDS 654

III. The Farm Hand: An Unknown Quantity,

WILLIAM EMORY KEARNS 661

Practical Measures for Promoting Manhood and Preventing Crime,

B. O. FLOWER 673

The Demand for Sensational Journals. JOHN HENDERSON GARNSEY 681

Is History a Science ?..

..JOHN CLARK RIDPATH 687

Plaza of the Poets :

Our Brother Simon

.. ANNIE L. MUZZEY 707

Thou Knowest Not.

HELENA M. RICHARDSON 708

Optim: A Reply..

. GEORGE H. WESTLEY 709

The Murdered Trees..

BENJAMIN S. PARKER 709

The Hidden Flute

MINNA IRVING 710

Retroensetta

CURTIS HIDDEN PAGE 710

The Editor's Evening: Tantalus and His Opportunities; The Man

in Bronze; Franklin (a Sonnet)

711

Idylls and Ideals of Christmas:

I. What I Want for Christmas. ROBERT G. INGERSOLL 721

II. Christmas, the Human Holiday,

Rev. MINOT J. SAVAGE, D.D. 722

III. Santa Claus: A Poem ..... ..JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY 726

IV. The Aryan at Christmas... ...JOHN CLARK RIDPATH 727

A Séance With Eusapia Paladino: Psychic Forces,

CAMILLE FLAMMARION 730

The Influence of Hebrew Thought in the Development of the So-

cial Democratic Idea in New England CHARLES S. ALLEN 748

Priest and People....

E. T. HARGROVE 772

Immigration, Hard Times, and the Veto.....JOHN CHETWOOD, Jr. 788

The Founder of German Opera ....

.B. O. FLOWER 802

The Truly Artistic Woman

STINSON JARVIS 813

Poor “Fairly Rich" People ...

HENRY E. FOSTER 820

Shall the United States be Europeanized ? ..JOHN CLARK RIDPATH 827

Hawaiian Annexation from a Japanese Point of View,

KEIJIRO NAKAMURA 834

A Political Deal: A Story...

ELIZA FRANCES ANDREWS 840

Plaza of the Poets :

Glad Tidings

MARION MILLS MILLER 849

The Yule Log

.CLINTON SCOLLARD 852

How to Get an Article in a Magazine

. THE EDITOR 853

The Editor's Evening : Sir Thomas Kho on Education; Journey

and Sleep (a Sonnet).

855

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BOOK REVIEWS.

The Emperor...

President Jordan's Saga of the Seal.

Some Prehistoric History

A Bard of the Ohio ...

Critic, Bard, and Moralist

Guthrie's “ Modern Poet Prophets

137

284

426

572

717

860

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