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Signed Reviews of the newest Books by_F. C. Mortimer, Mary Tracy Earle, Ellen Burns Sherman, A. Schade van

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Books of Varied Interest .

· 127 The Literary Querist

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A Daughter of Freedom.

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ATLANTIC for SEPTEMBER

THE AMERICAN BOSS. By FRANCIS C. LOWELL.

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THE PRODIGAL. I. By MARY HALLOCK FOOTE.

The first installment of a brilliant three-part story, the scene of which is the water-front of San Francisco. The hero is a fascinating young scapegrace, whose singular adventures are depicted with a vigor, color, and dramatic force that place “The Prodigal ” among the author's best romances.

RUSSIA'S INTEREST IN CHINA. By BROOKS ADAMS.

A timely study of the financial crisis which is forcing Russia to gain control of
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OBER-AMMERGAU IN 1900. By H. D. RAWNSLEY.

Canon Rawnsley writes his impressions of this year's Passion Play. THE PRESS AND FOREIGN NEWS. By ROLLO OGDEN.

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OKLAHOMA. By HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE.

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