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HARPER'S CHRISTMAS MAGAZINE

DECEMBER

1898

CONTENTS:

BEGINS
VOL. XCVIII.

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HIS SON MAKES LOVE TO A POOR

TENEMENT GIRL

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BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED—172 PAGES—FRONTISPIECE IN COLOR OLD CAPTAIN. By Myles Hemenway.

Illustrated with a frontispiece in color and ten drawings

by Howard Pyle. A romance of sea-faring life in the • early days of American prowess at sea. AN ESMERALDA OF ROCKY CANYON.

By Bret Harte. Illustrated by Peter Newell. A humor

ous romance of a western mining-camp.
POEMS. Mary,” by Ruth McEnery Stuart; “Ere

Christ, the Flower of Virtue, Bloomed," by Louise Mor-
gan Sill; “Revelation,” by Virginia Woodward Cloud.

Illustrated by F. DuMond.
HOW SANTA CLAUS WAS SAVED.

By Mary T. van Denburgh. Illustrated by W. T.

Smedley. A story of the Civil War.
HOW THE OTHER HALF LAUGHS. By John Corbin.
Illustrated by Lucius Hitchcock. Familiar sketches in

From " How the Other Half Laughs *
the Italian and Jewish theatres of the Bowery.

THE SECOND WOOING OF SALINA SUE.

By Ruth McEnery Stuart. Illustrated by A. B. Frost. charming depiction of the grotesque humors of the plantation

and its underlying pathos.
THE WHITE FOREST.

Written and Illustrated by Frederic Remington. In this article
Mr. Remington gives glowing descriptions and pictures of

the relaxations to be found in the Northern forests.
THE WHITE HERON. By Fiona Macleod.

A mystical romance of life among. Scottish fisher-folk, il

lustrated with unusual sympathy by Albert E. Sterner.
THE GIRL AND THE GAME. A Football Story.
By Jesse Lynch Williams. Illustrated by W. T. Smedley.
A vivid and faithful picture of American college life. The
theme of the story is a romance centring about a Yale-and-

Princeton Thanksgiving-Day game.
THE SPAN O’LIFE. A Novel. Part III. By William McLennan

and J. N. Mcllwraith. Illustrated by F. de Myrbach.

THE BATTLE OF MANILA. By AND YOU SHALL NOT HINDER ME"

Lieutenant J. M. Ellicott. IllusFrom "Old Captain --Colored Frontispiece

trated by Photographs taken by
the Author on board the Baltimore.
THE RESCUE OF THE “ WINSLOW."

By Lieutenant Ernest E. Meade, U. S. R. C. S. Illustrated by H.
Reuterdahl, and from Photographs taken immediately after the

engagement. The narrative of an eye-witness.
A MARTYR'S IDYL. By Louise Imogen Guiney.

Illustrated by E. Grasset. A dramatic poem founded on a legend

of the early Christian Church. THE UNEXPECTEDNESS OF MR. HORACE SHIELDS. The

Last of the “Old Chester Tales.” By Margaret Deland.

Illustrated by Howard Pyle. A FABLE FOR HEIRESSES.

By Alice Duer, Author of “ A Fable for Maidens," etc.
EDITOR'S DRAWER. An introductory sketch, “The Utilita-

rian Mr. Jarley," by J. K. Bangs, illustrated by Peter Newell. The
Drawer will contain also humorous anecdotes, pictures, and verse. "THEY SAID NO MORE
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COL. THEODORE ecdotes, showing the individual bravery of

ROOSEVELT his men. He was personally acquainted with ON THE WAR

numbers of them, both plainsmen and city

bred riders. There will be individual sketches Illustrated by Drawings and Photographs. of many of these, together with photographs

N the entire subject of taken at Montauk Point, under the super

the Spanish-American vision of Col. Roosevelt, by Dwight L. ElThe Rough Riders' Colors. war, before, during, and after mendorf, who will also contribute many of

hostilities, Col. Roosevelt will the other photographs for these articles. write for Scribner's exclusively.

First of all, the picturesque story of the ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON'S LETRough Riders, from the inception of the TERS. EDITED BY SIDNEY Colvin. Many original idea to the mustering out of the fa- of the letters are to Edmund Gosse, William mous regiment, is to be told in serial form Archer, Henry James, W. E. Henley, and (occupying five or six numbers). The or- his other British correspondents. Some of ganizer and commander of the regiment the best of all are addressed to J. M. Barrie, happens to be an experienced writer as well though the two men never saw each other. as fighter. He was already well known as a A good share are to his American friends. depicter of picturesque adventures before he No one of modern times had more literary became famous as a soldier.

friends than Stevenson. These notable letThis will stand as the authoritative history ters cover the significant years and events of of his regiment as a fighting machine, as well his life. Their publication will continue as being a vivid narrative, with numerous an- throughout the magazine year.

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Rough Riders from Princeton, Yale, and Harvard.

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