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By the Way (Continued) Speiden, of New York City.” Admiral Stanton went with the Perry expedition of 1833 as midshipman, and also accompanied the squadron again in 1854, when the treaty with the United States was signed.

Another subscriber writes that there is now living in the city of Norfolk, Virginia, at the age of eighty-six, “ Uncle” Jimmy Stith, a colored man who was a cabin boy on Commodore Perry's memorable voyage. When Mark Twain edited a weekly

Reg. Trade-Mark paper in California, he published a stanza of Byron's " Sennacherib,” beginning “The Assyrian came down like a wolf on the This is one of the most complete Lingerie departments fold,” as the original effusion of a subscriber. The joke was not appreciated by

in the country and includes a wonderful collection' of solue of his simple-minded subscribers, who French Hand-Embroidered goods as well as Madeira, accused him of ignorance in “ not knowing

Philippine, etc. We are able to offer these at prices that it was Byron’s." The incident is recalled by the following story about an even more are certainly very favorable to our patrons. simple-minded reader, which is printed in the Christian Register :"


made Lingerie has developed and improved A manufacturing firm offered a prize for the best original motto for a pen. A reader promptly sent marvelously in style and every desirable feature. Many them, ** The pen is mightier than the sword,” with

of these goods equal those of foreign manufacture. They a request that they would forward the prize by mail. The head of the house wrote a humorous

have the added advantage of being lower in price. reply, asking the claimant if he could prove himself the author the saying. The man, evidently an honest son), at once responded: "I can't say for

French Chemises, 850, $1.25, 1.75, 1.85, 1.95, 2.50 and up. certain whether I read it or just thought it. I've read McGuffey's Readers and Kidd's Elocution

French Combinations, $2.25 up to 10.50. and the Proverbs in the Bible. If it isn't in those books, it is original, and you will please send me

French and Philippine Gowns, $1.95, 2.25, 2.95, 3.95, 5.50, 6.95 the money." The parent who wishes to train his chil

French Skirts, $1.95, 2.25, 3.50, 4.50, 6.50 and up. dren according to the “ scientific method ” has his troubles. Witness this letter pub

French Drawers, $1.10, 1.25, 1.50, 1.75, 2.25, 3.25 and up. lished in the “ Survey :" I write to see if any of your readers can help me

Envelope Chemises, Hand-Scalloped, sizes 36 to 42, $1.95 and up. out in the matter of finding some book or pamphlet that will tell me the logical and scientific order in

Domestic Gowns of Cotton Crepe, Picot edge, hemstitched in Blue, which to teach my two little girls, aged eight and

Pink, or White, 14 to 17 inches, $1.50. Lace-trimmed, $1.35 to 3.75. six, the indoor games of lotto, parchesi, checkers, backgammon, halma, chess and the like, such as

Domestic Drawers, Lace and Embroidery trimmed, 750 to $3.75. anthors and the different card games. Which should come first, checkers or parchesi ? Any information

Oriters by mail given special attention. will be welcome. As the problem is not solved by the editor of the “ Survey,” suggestions seem to be in

James McCutcheon & Co. orler. Why not let the children start with bridge and chess, and gradually work them

Fifth Ave., 34th & 33d Sts., N. Y. p to the point where they can appreciate lotto, halma, and tiddledlywinks?

Houdini, the magician who makes an Hlephant disappear from the stage as easily as the older wizards caused handkerchiefs and ribbons to vanish, is said to be a native of Appleton, Wisconsin, though his name suggests Italian descent. He made himself

in every line of household, educational, business, or personal servicemuch talked of in Europe by “ escaping?

domestic workers, teachers, nurses, business or professional assistants, etc., when locked in the cells of several famous etc.—whether you require help or are seeking a situation, may be filled orious

, thereby demonstrating the ineffer through a little announcement in the classified columns of The Outlook. tiveness of the prison locks. In this country he is said to have broken out of Cell 2 in

If you have some article to sell or exchange, these columns may prove the United States Jail at Washington the

of real value to you as they have to many others. Send for descriptive cell in which Guiteau, the assassin of President Garfiekl, was confined.

circular and order blank AND FILL YOUR WANTS. Address In a list of soldier slang” printed in a

Department of Classified Advertising book issued by one of the regiments of the National Army the most important word in

THE OUTLOOK, 381 Fourth Avenue, New York a soldier's vocabulary is given as “ bunk” a soldier's bed.

Chow” is declared to be the second most important word, and is

Pictures for School Work defined as food. “Sand rat” is defined as “ a inan who, at target practice, signals a miss

A new system of Picture Study for the Grades you are sure you have made a • Bull?!”

Pictures for History Classes A Scotch minister, according to “ Tit

SEND FOR OUR SPECIAL LISTS, FREE ON REQUEST Bits," needed funds for his church, and

Sample set of prints, 10 cents. took his congregation into his confidence in

We have also over 3,000 reproductions of the masterpieces of the

world which we sell for only one cent each. Just the thing for the following way: "Well, friends, the

Art Study and notebook work. kirk is urgently in need of siller, and as we

('omplete Catalogue, cents,

Prints, one cent each-$1.00 per 100 postpaid. have failed to get money honestly we will

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Austria Can't; Germany Won't. 199 Taking Part in a Stern Chase.

199 The Last Chance : Going, Going

199 Automatic Guns and Automatic Savings 200 The Government's Plan for Automatic Saving......

200 Hoarding Hides..

200 Mr. Burleson's Reappointment.

201 Mayor Hylan and Mr. Bugher.

201 At the Twenty-Seventh Conference at Tuskegee.

201 The Sanctuaries of Palestine.

202 Dolls and Models ...

202 Hope for New Jersey..

202 Cartoons of the Week..

203 The Service Flag Again

204 The President, the Congress, and the Country ..

204 The War Department..

205 The High Cost of Editing..

206 A Farmer on Food......

206 By W. W. Reynolds The War Machine : How Much Power is

Reaching the Rear Wheels ? A Review
of Senator Chamberlain's Speech, and
of the Testimony of Surgeon-General

Gorgas and Secretary Baker..... 207
Staking American Lives on a Machine

209 Special Correspondence by Joseph H. Odell A Plea for a War Cabinet...

210 By an American Journalist Shall We Have a Coalition Cabinet ?... 212

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Whose Prisoner ? The Further Adventures

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Found, and Arnold Lost!..

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218 By George A. Barton, Ph.D., LL.D. Wild Bird (Poem).....

219 By Harold Trowbridge Pulsifer Weekly Outline Study of Current History 220

By J. Madison Gatbany, A.M. The New Books......

221 The Old Lady Talks on Hardships ...... 223

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