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Of William McKinley

By EDWARD STRATEMEYER 300 pages Illustrated by A. B. Shute, and from photographs $1.25

HERE
ERE is told the

whole story of AMERICAN

McKinley's boyhood BOYS) IFE

days, his life at school OF

and at college, his work as a school teacher, his glorious career in the army, his struggles to obtain a footing as a lawyer, his efforts as

a Congressman, and METRI

lastly his prosperous

career as our President. GRATEMEYER There are many side

lights on the work at the White House during the war with Spain, and in China, all told in a style particularly adapted to boys and young men.

The book is full of interesting anecdotes, all taken from life, showing fully the sincere, honest, painstaking efforts of a life cut all too short. The volume will prove an inspiration to all boys and young men, and should be in every one's library.

For sale by all booksellers, or sent postpaid, on receipt of price, by the publishers.

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LEE AND SHEPARD

BOSTON

SERIES By EDWARD STRATEMEYER Author of " The Bound to Succeed Series," The Ship and Shore Series,

* “ Colonial Series,« Pan-American Series,etc.

Six volumes

Cloth

Illustrated

Price per volume $1.25

UNDER DEWEY AT MANILA

Or The War Fortunes of a Castaway
FIGHTING IN
CUBAN WATERS

A YOUNG VOLUNTEER IN CUBA

Or Fighting for the Single Star
FIGHTING IN CUBAN WATERS

Or Under Schley on the Brooklyn
UNDER OTIS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Or A Young Officer in the Tropics THE CAMPAIGN OF THE JUNGLE

Or Under Lawton through Luzon UNDER MACARTHUR IN LUZON

Or Last Battles in the Philippines “A boy once addicted to Stratemeyer stays by him.”

· The Living Church.

“The boys' delight — the Old Glory Series.'" The Christian Ad. vocate, New York.

“Stratemeyer's style suits the boys." -- JOHN TERHUNE, Supt. of Public Instruction, Bergen Co., New Jersey.

“Mr. Stratemeyer is in a class by himself when it comes to writing about American heroes, their brilliant doings on land and sea. - Times, Boston.

“Mr. Stratemeyer has written a series of books which, while histori. cally correct and embodying the most important features of the SpanishAmerican War and the rebellion of the Filipinos, arı sufficiently intere woven with fiction to render them most entertaining to young readers,'.

The Call, San Francisco.

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For sale by all booksellers, or sent, postpaid, on receipt of price by LEE AND SHEPARD, Publishers,

BOSTON

By EDWARD STRATEMEYER Author of "Pan-American Series," " Old Glory Series,Great American Industries Series,” “American Boys'

Biographical Series," etc.

Four volumes Cloth Illustrated by A. B. Shute

Price per volume, $1.25

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WITH WASHINGTON IN THE WEST

Or A Soldier Boy's Battles in the Wilderness MARCHING ON NIAGARA

Or The Soldier Boys of the Old Frontier
AT THE FALL OF MONTREAL

Or A Soldier Boy's Final Victory
ON THE TRAIL OF PONTIAC

Or The Pioneer Boys of the Ohio

“Mr. Stratemeyer has put his best work into the Colonial Series.'' - Christian Register, Boston.

“A series that doesn't fall so very far short of being history itself.” — Boston Courier.

“ The tales of war are incidental to the dramatic adventures of two boys, so well told that the historical facts are all the better remembered.” — Boston Globe.

“Edward Stratemeyer has in many volumes shown himself master of the art of producing historic studies in the pleasing story form.” — Minneapolis Journal.

" The author, Edward Stratemeyer, has used his usual care in matters of historical detail and accuracy, and gives a splendid picture of the times in general.” — Milwaukee Sentinel.

"Told by one who knows how to write so as to interest boys, while still having a care as to accuracy. — Commercial Advertiser, New York.

For sale by all booksellers, or sent, postpaid, on receipt of price by
LEE AND SHEPARD, Publishers

BOSTON

By EDWARD STRATEMEYER

THE

"safe"

ON TO PEKIN, Or Old Glory in China
Cloth 330 pages Illustrated by A. Burnham Shute $1.25

HE hero, Gilbert Pennington,

has become a lieutenant in the regular army, and goes from the Philippines with the Ninth Regiment to take part in the rescue of the beleaguered British Embassy at Pekin by the international forces. Mr.

Stratemeyer has risen to the occasion LONTU || by giving, in addition to one of his FEKIN|| very best stories, a store of informa

tion concerning China and the Chinese, conveyed in a natural and

entertaining manner. Mr. Stratemeyer gives his youthful readers plenty of adventures, but there is little that might not easily happen. His books are eminently

ones, and their patriotic spirit will be considered admirable. — Home Journal, Boston. BETWEEN BOER AND BRITON

Or Two Boys' Adventures in South Africa Illustrated by A. Burnham Shute 354 pages Price $1.25 ELATES the experiences of two boys,

cousins to each

, fathers are engaged in the Transvaal, one in farming and the other in mining operations. While the two boys are off on a hunting trip after big game, the war between the Boers and Britons suddenly breaks out, and the boys find themselves placed between hostile armies, where their thrilling experiences are brought out in Mr. Stratemeyer's best style.

Exhibits the same qualities which have given popularity to his former writings. — The Times, Pittsburg, Pa.

A stirring story of the South African war. - The Journal, Indianapolis, Ind.

The kind of story to please boys and give them a fair idea of a great historical event. — St. Louis Post-Despatch.

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By EDWARD STRATEMEYER

VOLUME ONE

TWO YOUNG LUMBERMEN

Or From Maine to Oregon for Fortune 320 pages Cloth Illustrated Price $1.00 net

A

SPLENDID new story, undoubt:
edly the best Mr. Stratemeyer has

TWO YOUNG yet penned. It covers the whole of the

LUMBERMEN great lumber industry of our country, the scene shifting from Maine to Mich

RIUMBER igan and the Great Lakes, and then to the Columbia and the Great Northwest. The heroes are two sturdy youths who have been brought up among the lumbermen of their native State, and who strike out in an honest endeavor to better their condition. As mill hands, fellers, log drivers, and general camp workers they have a variety of adventures, absorbing in the extreme. An ideal volume for the library of every wide-awake American who wishes to know what our great lumber industry is to-day.

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Boys are acquiring the Stratemeyer habit. — Post, Chicago.

Mr. Stratemeyer's books are not only entertaining but instructive. Daily Press, Portland, Me.

He knows how to attract and hold boy readers. - Evening Standard, New Bedford, Mass.

The demands of boy readers are peculiar, and the author who can satisfy them, not once or twice, but uniformly, must possess rare ability in an extremely difficult field. Such an author is Edward Stratemeyer. – Sunday News, Newark, N.).

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