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BAVE ACHIEVED GREATNESS ,
American Women Who Have Won
Fnmo in Literature.
SHORT SKETCHES OF THEIR LIVES
IV HiUlliuit Gulnxy of Workers in the
liltornry FJulil The Htnr of
llio South ami Her
1'cn in Potticonts.
St. Louis Republic : Many women
Ire born to greatness ; some achieve
preatno.ss and others have greatness
ihrust upon them. Of the women who
have achieved greatness by far the
greater number have won fame and for
tune as writers in ono Hold or another.
Naturally , tn a young country like ours
Iho active participation of woman in
literature docs not date back u great
many years. But in almost every de-
P'lrtmbnt of literature wo have women
whoso names are household words the
world ever and deservedly so. Our
male authors and editors and philoso
phers have been properly glorified in
histories and biographies and cyclo-
jKudias innumerable. Somehow or
other no ono has thought to render
a like service to the female wrilors
of Iho country , and as a result the information
mation obtainable regarding them is
bcatturod , uncertain and conspicuous by
its scarcity. Thousands who have
whiled tuvay many an idle hour with
the charming novels of Mra. South-
worth , for instance , have never soon
more than the briefest mention of her
life nnd work. With almost all her
fonmlo rontomporios the case is the
bumo. In attempting to compile oven
the most hurried sketch of famous
American authoresses ono is mot at the
outset by the greatest dllllculty in so
looting the names ot those to bo placed
on the honor roll. Some writers whoso
works are in exceeding demand in some
Hoctions of the country are almost un
known in other sections. Again no twc
cities agree in deciding the question o !
relative merit. And the judgment o !
uny ono will always bo ridiculed and de
nounced by the others. However all
this may bo , there will probably bo no
question but what the name of Harriet
Ucochcr Stowo is moro widely known
throughout the United States and the
world at largo than that of any othoi
American authoress. Her "Undo
Tom's Cabin" appearing at the oppor
tune moment which it did , almost in-
. dlanily raided her to fame and is to-day
road by and familiar to millions ii
uvory quarter of the globe. It has
lxou translated into moro thai
u score ot languages , am
Booms destined to poronnia
popularity. Owing to the succobs o
nor maiden olTort , as It were , nnd bur
famous family connections , Mrs. Stowo's
history is almost too well known to war
rant anything but a passing glance
Born nt Litohtlold , Conn ? , Junu 14,1812
hho was of the purest and most vigoroui
Puritan stock. Her father was tha
uccsntrlo , rugged and withal forcefu
itlvioo , Rev. Dr. Lynmn Beochor , whoso
son , the late Henry Ward Bc her , was
pre-eminently the dlvilie of his ago
In girlhood. Mrs. Stowo , as she is bos
Icnowti , taught school nt Hartford
Conn. , for bovoral years. At the ago o
twenty Ehe married Prof. Calvin lilli
Know , thun of Lane seminary , Clncin
null. When In the prime of wonmn
hood bho essayed herfirbt known lit
erury venture in "Tho Maw r , o
Has obtained a reputation wherever in
troduced for "CoiiiiKCi LK"Piu- : -
rucr FIT , " "CojiroiiT AND DUUAUIL-
1TV. " They have no superiors in Hand
Turns , Hand Welts , Goodyear Welts ,
and Machine Sowed. Lndicn , ask for the
"LujLOW" SHOE. Try thoin , and you
will buy no other.
Sketches of the Descendants of the
Jurit-xn9. " Tnis was not particularly
uccessful. Two years later in 1851
ho llrst number of her serial entitled
Undo Tom's Cabin" was published in
, ho National Kra of Washington.
While writing it Mrs. Stowo is said to
lave made the remark to a friend that
f the prollts of the story should bo
sulllciont to buy her a now silK dress
she would bo satisfied. The book made
in instantaneous hit , and the proceeds
since then have boon something enor-
nous. The authoress' desire for a now
eilk dross hasi been gratified , and with
-ho gratification of the simple desire
iuis como almost unlimited fame and for-
Luno. Airs. Stowo's later works have
ill boon kindly received by the
public , but her early venture was her
jhof d'oouvro , and subsequent books
liavo added nothing to her reputation.
In later hfo she was for a time editress
oi Health and Homo. Almost all her
stories have ilr.it been published in
serial form in some ono or other of the
magazines , and later in book form. At
iirortont Mrs. Stowo is quietly residing
in Brooklyn. She bears her advanced
Among the female novelists in Amer
ica Mrs. Bmimx Southworth , as she is
generally known , or Mrs. Emma D. E.
Novittas she should properly bo called ,
is perhaps the most conspicuous llguro.
She was born \VashiiigtonDecember
2G , 1818 , and was married to Mr. Novitt
in 1841. Unforsoeii circumstances boon
throw her upon her own resources
a few yours later , and bho turned her
attention to magazine and newspaper
writing. Like Mrs. Stowo , she &ont
her llrst manuscript to the National
Era , and in 1749 that journal began the
publication of a sorlul from her pen entitled -
titled "Retribution. " The publication
of this novellotto was scarcely finished
when she began work on a story of a
similar nature , and for many years
thereafter she wielded a most prolific
pon. Her works gradually attained
popularity , and in later years
have boon widely read in every section
of the country. All , or nearly all , are
of the society order , and as Is generally
the case with novels of this character ,
are especially bought after by women.
Mrs. Southworth's plots all depend upon
the more or loss thrilling ndvonturob of
the inevitable lovers or married couple ,
but her clour , smooth-llowlng slylo of
narrative and intimuto acquaintance
wilh human nature , save her stories
from monotony. For many years her
name has been a familiar ono to Amer
ican and English novel readers , and the
demand for her works continues steady.
Her books have such titles as "Tho
Fatal " " Wife's "
Marriago"The Victory ,
"Tho Lady of the Islo. " etc. , and a
glance at a Itst of her writings gives an
excellent Idea of her constant theme.
Of lute years she has written but little ,
and piissos most of her time in the se
clusion of her homo in the o utskirts of
Now York city.
Of equal repute In her own field was
that charming writer , Louise May
Alcott , whoso death a few months ngo
brought sadness to the hearts of thou
sands who had passoa miuiy o. pleasant
and prolltublo hour in rending her
Blades. Her father , Amos B. Alcott ,
who was a writer and philosopher of no
mean reivato , resided utConcord.Mass. ,
tit the time of her birth , in 1833 , and
there Misa Alcott passed the greater
part of her busy life. When but 10
years old , she began to write for the
newspapers , but her work then attracted
no special attention. At the breaking
oul of the war she wont to the front as
a nurdo in th. union hospitals , and sent
home letters describing the sorrowful
sights and scones which she there wlt-
nuxsad. These letters were afterward *
published and attracted some attention.
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It was not , however until 1807 that the
publication of "Little Women" made
lior name fainouu. The sale of the
book during the three years following
its publication , was unprcccdontly
largo , reaching the enormous llguro of
87,000. Miss Alcott's reputation thus
established , her subsequent stories wcro
in great demand and the authoress
reaped a rich financial harvest. "An
Old-Fnshioned Girl" and "Aunt Joe's
Scrap Bag" are perhaps as well known
as any of these later publications , and
are fair typos of her work. All her
writings breathed a clean , honestwhole-
souled n > inosilioro , and honestly and
accurately depicted the simple life with
which hho was most familiar and of
which she was most fond. She wrote
nrincipally of girls or for girls and as
such was a much sought-after contri
butor to magazines for the young.
Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney devoted her
self to much the same Hold as did Miss
Alcott and has made an almost equal
reputation. She was born at Boston in
ISUl , and prior to her marriage to Seth
D. Whitney was a Miss Train. Like
Miss Alcott , she gave some attention to
newspaper writing during her early
womanhood , but did not take rank as a
loading authoress until some yoarslator.
Her "Mother Geese for Young Folks , "
proved an exceeding profitable venture ,
and many similar children's stories
from the same pen wore soon published.
As a cheerful and graceful writer for
the little folks Mrs. Whitney has few
equals. She thoroughly outers into the
spirit of her work , and her stories have
frequently brightened the pages of
children's magazines. Some of Iftir best
known productions are : "Wo Girls , "
"Tho Other Girl , " "Real Polks , " "Pa-
' " and "A'Sum
tionco Strong's Outings ,
mer in Leslie Goldwaith's life. "
Mrs. L. M. Wilson , or Mrs. Augusta
.1. Evans , as her many readers best
know her , was born near Columbu3Gn. ,
in 1830. During her childhood her
parents removed to Texas and then set
tled near Mobile , whore Mibs JSvans was
married to L. M. Wilson in 1803. Her
field is novel writing , nnd such stories
as "Inez ; a Tale of the Alamo , " "Beu-
" "St. Elmo " "Vashtl " .
lah. , , etc..clearly
provo her an authoress of exceptional
ability. She has written a great va
riety and number of novels , but the ma
jority are upon the thoino so dour to the
novel writer the old , old story of love
and Us resultant complications.
Elizabeth Stuart Pholps'namo will al
ways bo associated with the work which
made her famous. "Tho Gates Ajar. "
Miss Phelps has since written many
stories and published various collections
of verso , all of decided literary ability ;
but "Tho Gates Ajar" will remain hoi-
most lasting work. She was born nt
Andover , Mass , August 81 , 1811. nnd
was the daughter of Prof. Austin Phelps
and Elizabeth Stuart Pholps. Her
mother was a talented and popular nu-
thorcbs.and at an early ago Miss Fhs'ps
followed In her footstejfa. ' 'Tho Gates
Ajar , " published in IStiS , was followed
by "Beyon'l tile Gates. " Then came
"Mon , Women and Ghosts , " and in suc
ceeding years a great variety of subjects
have been touched upon by Miss Pholps'
charming pen. "An Old Maid's Para-
diso" and"nurglnrs in Paradi&o"roved |
interesting companion books , and "Doc
tor Xay"Tho Silent Partner" and
"Hedged In" established the Puritan
authoress' right to the title of novelist.
Among her stories dedicated to the lit
tle folks , "Tho Trotty Book" and
"Trolly's Wedding Tour nnd Slory
Book" are widely known. The versatile
authoress has also frequently contrib
uted to loading magazines and weeklies ,
and In this line of work has covered ul-
raost as. wide a ran go of subjects as in
her general writing.
Frances Hodgson Burnett Is generally
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considered as an American authoress ,
though as a matter of fact she was born
in Manchester , England , in 1811) ) . In
180-3 her parents removed to ihis coun
try and settled at Knoxvlllo , Tonn. , af
terwards removing to Newmarket.
They had boon in the United States but
two years when the talented daughter
published her llrst article in a southern
magazine. Five years later a dialect
story entitled "Surly Tint's Trouble"
appeared in Scribnor's Magazine ever
her signature and was very well re
ceived. Before her next pen sketch
appeared the now nopular writer hau
married Dr. Limn M. Burnett , of Knoxville -
villo , and had removed to
Washington. After her removal to the
capital city Scribner's Magazine pub-
libhed her crowning success , "That Lass
o' Lowrio's. " In the days of her girl
hood Mrs. Burnett had lived in Man
chester , England , which is so largely
populated by the mill hands in the cot
ton factories. She was a careful ob
server of the peculiar customs , man
ners and talk of the operatives , and
from sights and faccnos in their life
which she witnessed drew the jilots of
many of the btorio.s which she has since
written. Thus , in "That Lass o' Low
rio's" the character of Joan is drawn
from a most beautiful factory girl whom
Mrs. Burnett , as a child , had watched ,
as in company with her playmates the
girl had loitered about the house whom
her future biographer then resided.
The heroine of "Tho Fair Barbarian"is
likewise a creature of real life , and not
of the imagination. The original of
the character was an American girl ,
who , while visiting her English rela
tives , completely dumbfounded them by
her unconventional behavior. "Little
Lord Fauntloroy" is , in its way , fully as
powerful as Its moro borious prede
cessors and speedily obtained wide pop
ularity. Mrs. Burnett has had consid
erable trouble in reaping the honolit of
her work , as her stories have usually
boon published in serial form and have
been piraticnlly published in book form
bv . Ilor ' Las
unscrupulous publishers. > a
o' LowrioV has been translated in sev
eral languages , ha boon dramatized
and Is exceedingly popular in England.
The name of Frauc'os G. Fisher would
bo recognized by bill few of the many
readers of "Christian Hold's" pretty
stories. But Miss Filler and "Christian
Koid" are ono and , tlio faumo potion , the
latter being Mibs Fisher's nom do plumo.
The authoress wixa the daughter of
Colonel Charles T. , ' Fisher , of North
Carolina , who was lulled nt the battle
of Bull Hun , and wiWhorn at Salisbury ,
N. C. Her first novel , "Valeria Ayl-
inor , " was published In 1870 under the
nom do plume of "Christian Usid. " U
was thoroughly successful in gii'.ning
public favor nnd ttyfiro wtn > much specu
lation as to the iilo-iilty of the author
or autUor-33. Since its publication
M'.33 ' Fisher has contributed a number
of novels to the literature of the day and
has made an enviable reputation for
horbolf. Some of her best known books
are "Bonnio Kate , " "Hearts of Steel , "
a'Mabol Leo , " and "Ebb Tide. "
Mary Noailless Murfroo , or "Charles
Egbert Craddook , " as she is known In
literature , was the host know authoress
in the south prior to the advent in the
literary world of MUs Ainollo Rives.
Her grandfather was an old revolution
ary eoldior nnd was ono of the framers
of the constitution of North Carolina.
Murfrocsboro , N. C. , wus named after
the old boldior and patriot , and it was
near the ancestral village that the au
thoress was born in I860. The civil war
seriously affected the family's re
sources , and a paralytic btroko made
Mibs Murfree a cripple for life , but she
bravely pot to work to' redeem the
finances of the family and console herself -
self for her aflitction by writing. Most
of her girlhood had boon spent in the
mountains of Tonnobbco , and hence ,
though the family moved to St. Louis ,
it was but natural that Miss Murfreo
should write of scenes amid which her
girlhood had been passed. A sketch of
life in the Tennessee mountains was
one of her earliest productions and ap
peared in the Atlantic Monthly when
she was little moro than a girl. It
found favor and was succeeded by "In
the Tennessee Mountains , " which was
published in book form. Miss Mur-
frce's later stories have generally been
of fcomowhat similar character , and
have boon most pleasantly received by
public and critics alike. Among them
might be mentioned "Down the Uavino"
it-id "Tho Prophet of the Great Smoky
Amelia Rives , or Mrs. John Arm
strong Chanler , as her name now is , is
pre-eminently the American authoress
of the present. A year ago who was
comparatively unknown. To-dnv the
ntiino of "The Star of the South" is on
everyone's lips. The dollcato lines of
patrician beauty , the sensitive mouth
and no o , the deep , largo eyes and the
high , thoughtful forehead till speak
louder and in moro genuine tones of the
composition of the author of "Tl'o
Quick or the Dead" than can any mere
word painting. By birth Miss Rives
is ono of the mosl patrician families of
the botith. Ilor grandfather , William
Caboll Rives , was congressman , senator
and minister plenipotentiary to Franco
in the earlier half of the present cen
tury. His daughter , Amelia , after
whom Miss Rives is named , was her
self named after the French queen , the
conbort of Louis Philippe. Colonel
Alfred L. Rives , the lather of the
authoress , was born in Paris and had
Lafa.vetto as a god father. In 18(11 ( ho
miu'ricd Miss Macmurdo , a grand
daughter of Bishop Moore of Virginia ,
famous for her beauty. Of those par
ents the novelist was born at Richmond
in ISO' ! . Owing to her father's frequent
absences from home the child
pnsiod most of her time at
the homo of her grandfather , in
Albormarlo county , Virginia. Even in
childhood she was of a singular soiibl-
tivo toinponimonl and widely different
from her playmates. She was fond of
holitudo , nnd spent much of her time in
wandering about the deserted woods.
In early childhood she accompanied her
parents to Paris , whore she remained
for several years. Since her return
from this maiclon trip she has divided
her time between her Southern homo ,
Now York City and Paris. Her first
Chsay in llter-ituro was "A Brother to
Dragons , " and was accepted by the *
editor of the Atlantic Monthly , who re
marked , not knowing its authorship ,
"Tho man who wrote Ibis will never do
anything stronger. " It was published
anonymously , and scored an immediulo
success. "The Farrier Lass o' Piping
Pebwnrth" followed in Lipplncott's ,
and nflorwards came "Nurse Cruip.pct'u
Story" and the "Story of Arnon. " The
work which has rnaiio her name famous
"The Quick or the Dead" was pub-
lUiied in Lipplncott's of last April. Its
construction portraved the amateur , but
withal there was a force and originality
about it that demanded recognition ,
and Miss Rives found herself a cele
brity in the literary world. Her latest
production "Herod and Marian no"
appears in Lipplncot's for the current
month , and is found moro ambitious
than any of her proceeding efforts , nnd
bus been moro highly eulogized and
Loss than throe months ago the en
gagement of Miss Rives to John Arm
strong Chanler was announced , and in
Juno the marriage took place at Miss
Rives'homo in Virginia. The groom
Is a resident of NQVT York city , and a
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.ctirsTOiSEoiiLlsilJllAMOHOailAWa PIHIIVHOYA1.PILLS VtlTHSUCUIS.r
son of the Into John Wirithrop Glmnlor ,
wlio represented ino of the Now York
city districts in congro.js for several
tonns. Ilia mother was a , daughter of
the Into Samuel Word mid n grand
daughter of the lixto William B. Astor.
Iiumoditituly after the marriage Mr.
and Mrs. Chanlor came north and took
up their residence nt Rokoby , near
Rhinobock , on the Hudson , nt the coun
try scat of the Chnnlor family.
Sarah Orno Jowolt win horn at South
Berwick , Mo. , Soplombor 3 , 181 ! ) . Ilor
father was Theodore Ilorman .Towott ,
a professor in the medical department
of Howdoin college , president of the
Maine Medical society , and a noted
writer on medical topics. Miss Jjnvott
was educated at homo , hut traveled ox-
to'isively through this country , Canada
and Europe. At an early a < ro who began
to write for her own amusement and
profit , and several storics from her pen
appeared in various magazines and
nowsp.ipor.-t. Her first htory to appear
in book form was "Dcophavon , " which
was published in 1877. Since then oho
lias written "Old Friends and Now , "
"Play Days , " "A Country Doctor , " "A
White Heron , " "Tho Story of the Nor
mans , " and various other Blorica of a
light , readable nature. Her style is
exceptionally pleasing , the tone of her
writings is thoroughly wholesome , and
she numbers her admirers by thou
A'FOREMAN OF WINNING WAYS
A IJDJIK Itmi < > r Ivuolc Interrupted by
Iminconl Kim Honi : .
San Francibco Chronicle : Prom the
Mojave dosart comes a btory of celestial
simplicity and American avarice , as re
lated by Wong Chung , a railroad la
borer contractor who resides in China
town. The first part of the tale will
bound rather oddly to San Franciscans ,
accustomed in they are to BOO the wily
heathen gambler have everything liis
A section foreman named James Daly ,
who commands a crow of about a dozen
Mongolians , on that part of the Atlantic
& P.ictllo road which runs ever the cac
tus covered plain east of Mojave , re
cently acquired a bad reputation among
the olllcials of the road. They could
not discharge him because they did not
know anything particularly bad about
him. He always seemed to attend to
his duties promptly and wad always on
hand when the pay car mndo its monthly
run ncrou the desert. The only thing
that caused Him to bo regarded with
susclpion was the fact that ho never
could keep a gang at work for him
steadily. As fauroly as the end of the
month came around , just bo surely would
Duly send up to headquarters a requisi
tion for a new lot of Chinese.
"What has bocornoof your old gang ? "
was the usual question from the super
"Loft" ' was the regulation reply from
"What for ? " was always the next
"Dunno. Maybe 'twas too hot for
'om. " Then Daly would smile grimly.
DAs gang after gang quit work on
Daly's section the olllcials bccamo more
and moro anxious to know the cause ,
but this was a hard matter. Wong
Chung , the contractor , know if the rail
road people did not.
"Too muoheo pokah , " ho explained
to the . "Boss
reporter. getteo China
man into big game cutohoo ulleo
Then ho went on to relate how ho
sent down from this city , first and lat > t ,
nearly two hundred , mon for section
work on the desert , and probably ono-
half ot those had taken . their turn on
Daly's section , and they had never boon
able to realize any further beuclltli'om
the appearance of the pay car than that
of a half-day's possession of their hard-
earned wages. Daly would glvo thorn
a kindergarten lesson with the cards ,
at the end of which ho would walk
away with all their coin. It was goner *
ally a bitter lesson for the rico-ontors ,
and as it is ono of their superstitions
that to remain in company with a man
who is able to beat thorn in games of
chance is to incur the everlasting dis
pleasure of the gods , they would at once
botout to hunt another job.
"And how is Daly now ? " was asked.
"Is ho still working hia way into thu
Dockets of your simple countrymenV"
The Celestial didn't understand tho.
question , but in his subsequent re
marks ho made reply to It all the same.
Rolling hia moon face over to ono
side , blinking mysteriously , and grin
ning in a knowing sort of way , ho saldJ
" 1 fixco Daly. Him aloe" done up.
You Bubo Sim Song ? Slra Song b'loni
Chinatown. Way up pokah boy. Him ,
sabo cards alee same his own bluddah.
Catchoo fo' acoo quick , lunoo bluff ,
playo full hand. Him lightning. "
"Well , what's that got to do with
Daly ? " asked the reporter.
"I sendee Sim Song down to Mo-
habbo , 'long with a gnngea section
men. Ho como 'long to Daly's and
knuckoo him out , quick 'nough. "
How it happened may bo briefly re
lated. Sim Song worked along with
the common laborers until the pay cart
hove in sight. Then ho laid down hia
pick , wont over to the boss and told
him ho was sick that ho would have to
quit work. Ho wont to the cabin in
which the Mongolians lodged and hung
around there until night timeand when
the boss came around to propose the
regular monthly game lie lay on hia
"Hero's your money , " Baid Daly ,
handing him his wages. But the
Chinese took little interest in the pay
ment , and stulllng the money into his
pocket wont on moaning. Ho was not
in the game when it started , nor. In
deed , until the other hands had boon
"broken. " Then Daly , who was not
above boating Chinese out of his
month's wngos , insisted that Sim was
wall enough to take a hand in the
game. Sim protested that ho was too
feeble to hold the cards , but as Daly
would hear no refusal , the moaning
and groaning delegate from Chinatown
said ho would come in on a two-bit ante ,
with a $2 limit. So at it they wont , Slra
displaying a profound ignorance of the
game , and Daly chuckling ever the case
with which he" won his money. Then'
the luck turned and Daly lost gnmo
after game , ami n" the limit had boon
raised from time to time , ho found him-
eslf betting heavily. After a while ho
had to go ever to his section house and
go under the mattress for more monoy.
which ho eagerly staked in the hope of
regaining his lost coin. Sim still
handled the cards clumsily , but It was
noticed that ho had stopped moaning.
They played until daylight , and when
the train for San Francisco Btoppod at
the water tank at 7 o'clock , Sim got on
board with $800 in his possession , hav
ing entirely "cleaned out" the boss.
The latest advlcos from Mojnvo nra
that Daly has quit playing poker , nnd
that his mon now stick to him as closely
as if ho had never had a mascot and baa
never worked it for nil it was worth to
raibo his bunk account.
Storm-Calendar and Weather Fora-
casts JTor 18811 , by Rev. Irl R. Hibl , vrlth
explanations of the ' 'Great Jovla *
Pqriod , " mnilod to any addrosj , on ro
ccipt of a Uyo-ccnt postage stamp.
Write plainly your name , poatofllca uud
state. Tho'Dr. J. ll. McLonn Modlcla *
Co. , St. Louis , Mo.
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