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THE BEE: OMAHA,
REAL ESTATE IMPR6VED
NEAR KOUNTZE PARK.
. The very latest In a bungalow. Living
' A room ljxl7, aU other room ars estra
T lane and roomy, nearly all flntihed In
elect sk with ltt-lneh select oak
floors throughout. Several special built-in
features. Modern In every way. The en
tire boum la specially designed and excep
tionally well built: beautiful south front
lot; worth 16,000. but our pries for quick
sals U 14.176. Cash or terms. Act quick.
It wlU (0 quick.
RASP BROS., .(Realtors)
110-12-14 Keellns Bid. Tyler Til.
BARGAINS FOR CASH.
Equity in new modern bungalows, l-r.,
one floor; finished In oak and fir. oak
floors; good location, close to car, school
and boulevard. Boms bny at the bargain
Doug. IMO. Night Col. 41M.
NO CASH REQUIRED.
Brand new oak finished bnngalow,
$1,860. Will sell for nothing down and
130 per month or will rent tor tit.
BEDFORD-JOHNSTON CO.. REALTORS.
GOOD t-r. modern house, up-to-date, In
Lothrop school district, for only 11.150.
W. H. OATE3, Omaha Nafl. Bk. Bldg.
3,lt0 WILL buy oak finished, very modern
bungalow with sleeping porch. 3621 Ham
ilton street. Easy terms.
JOHN W. RQBBIN3, 1803 FARNAM 8T.
. j -
REAL ESTATE SUBURBAN
,xvH0ME BARGAINS t
Eight rooms, beautiful oak and, white
enamel finish throughout, fireplace and
all built-in features, sunroom and sleep
ing porch, full brick foundation. This
is a real bargain.
PRICE ONLY $2,850.
rive large rooms and bath, oak finish
and full brick foundation, choice east front
lot, one block to car, $590 down and $25
per month. Best buy In the city.
OSBORNE REALTY CO.,
701 Om. Nat. Bk. B!dg. Tyler 416.
NEW FIVE-ROOM HOUSE.
All modern, oak finish, price $2,760; $300
down, balance monthly. This Is a bargain.
See us at once. Will taks Liberty bonds
the same as cash.
tit First National Bank Bldg.
LET me show you my brand new stucco
bungalow; finely finished, excellent loca
tion. A real bargain at $3,850. Rea
sonable terms. Call owner, Douglas 1722.
FOR SALE One acre, 6-room modern house,
two blocks from school and street car;
14.500, terms. 8. 8. A R. 33. Montgomery,
hi City National.
W. FARNAM SMITH A Co.,
Real Estate and Insurance,
1120 Farnam St. Doug, 1084.
J. J. MULVIHILL,
200Brandels Theater Bldg. Doug. tt.
R. S. TRUMBULL,
.101 1st Nat Bk. Bldg. . D. 1714.
REAL ESTATE Unimproved
MINNE LUSA Nice lot on Titus Aye., near
14th St, can be bought at a bargain; this
lot must bs sold. Call owner svsnlngs.
REAL ESTATE SUBURBAN
Stucco With Tile Roof
Six rooms, with sleeping porch,
at 10 per cent less than present cost
of materials and construction. Oak
and white enamel finisHand tastily
decorated. Large living room across
front and open stairway. Three bed1
.rooms, tiled bath and sleeping
porch on second floor. A classy
home' in a restricted district. 1
This best bargain Mill be sold
upon reasonable terms.
Slmler & Cary
Beautiful Twelve Acres
One mile and a quarter west of
Omaha limits; alt lays on a hill;
beautiful shade trees; 8 acres in al
falfa; small set of improvements;
you can stand on this ground and
overlook Benson and can see ten
miles in any direction. This is the
most beautiful 12 acres of ground
inDouglas county; price, $600 an
acre. Will carry back $4,500. 6
per cent. This 12 acres faces two
main roads, one of which is desig
nated as a boulevard, and there is
$750 worth of alfalfa now in shed on
S. S. MONTGOMERY,
213 City National Bank Bldg.
, Omaha, Nebraska.
Well located lots on nsy terms., Mod
ern, attractive homes. Before buying be
sure and see
GEORGE & CO.. i
tot City Natlongl Bank Bldg.
HrtMES and home sites In Dundee.
8HULER CART, 204 Keellne. D. 1074.
ONE CHOICE ACRE
HIGH AND SIGHTLY
ONE BLOCK TO CAR LINE
$750 $10 Down, $10 Month
This acre la real rloh soil, sloping westJ
and fronting north. Is recatea in a new
growing addition in which thsrs are a
number of new homes pnvnhed for next
year. A Cathollo church and school Is
being built now; a grocery store is very
close at hand and but 60 far to town.
Act quickly buy now and prepare for
Call Tyler SO and ask to be shown this
-HASTINGS & HEYDEN,
1814 Harney St.
Phone Tyler 80.
LARGE ACREAGE SNAP
Just listed ,20 acres with fair Improve
ments Juit west of Falracres. This land Is
well worth tl.OOO per acre, but owner
wants an offer. Would make good land
to be platted Into lots. Act qulok
Payne Investment Company
til Omaha Nat. Bank Bldg. Doug. 1781.
Our new aoreaga addition southwest of
'the Field club. Acres, halt acres, quarter
acres; easy terms.
THE BYRON REED CO..
- Phone Douglas t7. tit B. 17th St
200-FOOT frontage, three-fourths of an acre,
for S408. Terma $25 cash, $16 per month.
Tel. Walnut 3466.
REAL ESTATE Investment
BRICK FLATS, $8,800
If sold within the next five days ws can
offer a double brick flat of t rooms each,
vary well built and thoroughly modern,
located just two blocks from the Rome
Hotel. Rented chaply at tSO.OO a month
to permanent tenants. This la a bargain
and worth Immediate Investigation. Mort
gage M,000, 6 per cent; balance cash.
GLOVER & SPAIN,
tlf.JO City National
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
Lyda M. Voorhles and husband to
Salma Realty Construction company.
Park avenue, 160 feet north of Wool
worth avenue, east side, 60xl4t . . . .11,000
William P. East and wifs to Elisa
beth A Tryon, Seventeenth street,
120 feet south of, Sprague street
east side. 40x160 M00
Sarah R. Teahon to Achlel Deeambsr
nd wife, Fortieth street, 200 feet
south of P street, east side, 40x
Elizabeth N. Graham et al, referees,
to Louis Romano, Twenty-sixth
street, 120 feet south of N street,
west side, 80x160 850
John E. Pltsenbarger and wife" to
Fred D. Wead, Park avenue, 161 I
feet south of Pacific street, east
aide, 60xl4t .000
John E. Pltssnbarger and wife to
Fred D. Wead; California street, 86 Vi
feet east of Thirty-third strset, south
aide, 4SWx80O - '
Alice Hulsm&n and husband to Fran.
J. Emerson, northeast corner Twenty-seventh
and C streets, 60x112... 1
Mary Schultz and husband to Omaha
& Council Bluffs Street Railway
company, Cuming street, SS1.S2 feet
west of Twenty-fifth avenus, south
aide, JSxlJB MOO
C. George Carlberg and wife to Olga
J. Moller, Twenty-fifth avenus, 245
fetat north of Arbor street, east side,
Mary Wise and husband to Michael
Beecham, Fifty-fifth street, 126 feet
south of Pratt street, west side, 63x
Ida A. Parsley and husband to Ter
renes McShane and wife, Twenty-
. first street, ISO feet south of O
street', east side, 60x130 2,600
Wilson T. Oraham, referee, to Charles
C. lavage, Cuming street 50 feet
west of Forty-ninth strsst north
side, 100x160; northwest corner
Forty-sixth and Isard streets, irreg
ular, approximately 16x,60
FARM LAND WANTED
Don't list your farm with us if you want
to keep it '
B. P. SNOWDEH SON,
421 8. 16th. Douglas ttTl.
, The Location
We have for immediate sale a $7,500 property over
looking the lake, in Miller Park and dose to the Prettiest
Mile club house. Thera is no prettier spo't in Omaha and as for
Seven large rooms living room with 8 double side lights
on flush switch, f ire place, book case and recessed stairway.
Large dining room with $200 built-in buffet, window seat,
etc.; very large kitchen with butler's pantry, closet, etc.; four
large bedrooms, one with six big windows; finished attic;
complete basement. Quarter-sawed oak floors throughout
Plenty of wall plugs and other conveniences. "Better" plumb
ic Beautiful decorations. Double garage with solid cement
iriveway. And now,,
The Price 'and Terms
are so reasonable that you can't pass hit) up. $6,250, with
$1,000 cash to start it, balanct in monthly payments, which
-ill include interest. This property positively would cost
you more than $7,500 to build today. This Is a classy place
and we advise you to call us now.
Chas. W. Martin & Co.
FARM LAND WANTED
WANTED 1 acres Pierce county. Neb.
Owners only. ft tillable. Civs good de
scription, pries and terma toi Karbacb
Blk., O-iaha. Neb.
FARM AND RANCH LANDS
It will pay yoa to come at ones and see
what I have If you wish to file on govern
ment homesteads. M. 8TRAUSBERO. 1810
Stout St., Denver. Colorado, (formerly in
U. S. Land Office service).
SMALL M ISSOCRPFARM.
$10 cash and tt monthly, no interest or
taxes; highly productive land; close tost
three big markets, Vt rite for photographs
and full Information. MI'NQER, A-llt,
N. T. Life Bldg., Kansas City, Mo.
742 Omaha Natl Bank Bldg.
l,720racre combination grain and
stock ranch, located in Cherry
county on Niobrara river, six miles
from railroad. 700 acres good level
bench farm land, 250 acres in culti
vation, cropped this year to corn,
wheat, oats, rye, millet, navy beans
and potatoes. 150 acres Niobrara
bottom, part of which is the best
of hay land, 100 acres good alfalfa
land. Balance of ranch rolling to
rough pasture, all well grassed.
Plenty of timber for fuel and fence
posts as well as affording protection
for stock during winter. Ranch
watered by river, Bear creek and
springs. Will run 250 head of cat
tle the year around. Improvements
located in fine native grove in the
valley and consist of six-room
house, two barns, silo and other
buildings. School house located on
This is a genuine bargain at $15
per acre. One-third cash and will
carry balance to suit purchaser.
This territory has never been
boomed. By buying now you are
getting in at bedrock prices. '
Kloke Investment Company
845 Omaha Nat. Bk. Bldg. D. 1150.
1,720 ACRES on Niobrara river, six miles
from railroad town; 70S acres guoa, isvei
farm land; 260 acres In cultivation; 160
aores of Niobrara bottom, part of which
is ths best of hay land; balance of ranch
rolling to rough pasture, well grassed.
River and Bear creek furnish an abun
dance of stock water, plenty of timber tor
fuel and fence posts, as well as affording
protection for stock.
Improvements located In fins natlvs
grove In ths valley and oonslst of t-roora
house, two barns, silo and other buildings.
School house locatsd on ranch.
This Is a wall-balancsd ranch.
Our prlos tit per acre; easy terma
KLOKE INVESTMENT CO.,
146 Omaha-Nat Bk. BIdg Omaha.
SMALL Nebraska farm on easy payments
4 acres up. We farm the farm ws sell
you. The Hungerford Potato Growers'
association, 16th and Howard Sts., Omaha.
GOOD FARM FOR SALE.
Quarter section, nine miles from Qrd,
well Improved, Price 116,000, terms to
suit For particulars writ
W. L. M'NUTT, Ord, Neb.
40 ACRES Irrigated land, every acre first-
class; all fenced and in crop, will deal
for a new clear residence. Price 84,000.
Box 206, Oakland, Neb.
FOR SALE 1,126-acre ranch. Improved, tO
miles northwest from Sargent, iseo. ror
pries and terma write D. F. Yalbreath.
wner, Harrop, Neb.
LIST your lands for quick results with C
J. Canan, tlO McCague Bldg.. Omaha.
"Heart of the Range."
Jordan valley projeot, Oregon, 44.000
aores Irrigated land. Free map and bul
letin. Next excursion November 30th.
HARLEY J. HOOKER.
t40 First Nat. Bank Bldg., Omaha. Neb.
LANDS at fair value assured by Chamber
of Commerce. New plans to -settle and
develop the most fertile lands of South
Texas, Immediately adjacent fine mar
ket Farming and dairying demonstra
tion under our direction. Only Improved
lands offered for sale. If you want to
own a farm, write for Booklet J, Agricul
tural Dept., Chamber of Commerce, Hous
OOCD corn land, East Texas. $26 an acre.
wet my irev oooit.
W. 8. FRANK, 201 Neville Block. Omaha.
SEE! us for Texas land. Ws furnish cattle.
Ton pay from profits. Thomas uison, oi
WHEATLAND Wyoming farms, ISO per a..
Including paid-up water rights. Henry
Levi ACM. Rylander. 164 Omaha Nafl.
BUY A USED CAR NOW
$100 to $1,000
Due to the. increased cost of materials, prices
are rapidly advancing on new cars.
Prices willvadvance in the near future on all
used cars. You can buy a good used car from
us right now and have a years' use of it and get
almost as much as you paid for it at the end of
1 85-A 1017 Chalmers
Roadster. . 1
7 3 5 A 1917 Five-Passenger
1 2 6-A Chalmers.
1 Model K vTruck, Chal
mers. 1 7-Passenger 1916-17
Mitchell, very good condition.
Good as new.
1 7-Passenger 1915-16
1 1916 Maxwell, 5-Passen-ger
1 8-Cylinder Oldsmobile,
Three or four other cars of
. FROM $100 UP TO $1000.
These cars were taken on purchases of new , Chalmers.
They come from private owners and are in excellent me
chanical condition. As priced here they are splendid values.
Call or phone for demonstration.
WESTERN MOTOR CAR CO.
Chalmers Motor Cars.
Douglas 4903. 2054 Farnam St
CARS TO BUY.
10 lilt Model IS Tourings.
4 11I Model 75-B Tourings.
1 lilt Modelg.76 Roadster.
1 1916 Model80 Coupe.
1 ltlt Model 76 Light Delivery.
1 1916 Model 76 All-Tear top.
1 1917 Model t8-4 Wlllys-Knlxht Touring.
All the above cars have been rebuilt and
are In perfect mechanical shape. Many
havs been repainted.
Our stock at thts time Includes tt
othsr ears, such as Hudsons, Brlscoes,
Saxons, Fords, Chandlers, Chalmers, Metis,
Paiges, Auburns; all In first class shaps,
but not rebuilt.
Terms to responsible parties.
U8ED CAR DEPARTMENT,
I04T Farnam. Douglas till.
DRIVE IT YOURSELF.
RENT A FORD. 1
It Payt Every Day
To Use Ford Livei, Co.'s '
10-cents a mile, drive it
Doctors, lawyers, tnsurancs
men, real estate men, loan com
panies, retail and wholesal- firms
EVERYBODY who has to
travel about to do business are
Gains; oar service, saving -money
and time, aid doing mors busi
ness. Especially Is our service a
BAD WEATHER proposition.
Our ears are snug and comfort
able and travel just the same.
Ost busy with this Ford LI v.
ery Co.'s service early In ths '
Minimum charge 1 60 pa - hour,
sxoept Sundays and holidays,
when It Is 60 cents.
, FORD LIVERY CO.,
1114-11 Howard St
Ws Never Close.
DRIVE IT YOURSELF.
1116 CHEVROLET, all overhauled and
new tires '
1911 seven-passenger Hudson .., 625
1917 Maxwell, slightly used 436
1916 Overland, Al condition 266
Also Cars Bought and Exchanged.
1206 Harney. Douglas 8108.
NEW 117 Ford roadster .....tlOO
worth of extras t326
Brand new touring body 173.00
ltlt Chassis .' 1160.00
14 S. 24th Bt. Doug. 4411.
ALL hinds of cars for hire, with or With
out driver, by the mile or by the hour.
Fords, lOo per mile. Douglas 7190. Ne
braska Service Oafage.
QUALITY USED CARS.
' Studebaker Wilson, Inc.
Ws havs ths best bargains. Ses us at
nee. Harney 871. Farnam at 16th Ave,
AUTOMOBILE FOR 8ALE.
Whits 40, In first class condition, 360, If
taken soon. Will demonstrate. Frank H.
Jackson, Red Oak, la., Phone 91.
WANTED FOR SPOT CASH, 100 USED
CARS: aulck action: no delay. Auto Ex
change Co., 1107 Farnam Bt. Doug. 6036,
OAKLAND aenslbla Six.
MARSH OAKLAND CO.,
2200 Farnam St.
BAROALNS in used cars.
ORR MOTOR BALES CO.,
40th and Farnam, Harney 414.
GUARANTEE? TIRE AND VULCANIZINd
CO., all kinds of tlrs repairing and work
guaranteed, Douglaa 7662. not Douglas Bt.
NEW ltlt FORDS, Deliveries today.
Ona ltlt Ford touring, 1186.
4001 S. 14th Bt. Phons South 4160.
- An Exceptional Offer .
The Lasater-Miller Co of Falf urrias, Texas, are ,
owners of 360,000 acres.of the finest land in Texas, for
dairying, fruit raising, truck gardening. We are divid
ing this great tract into smaller farms and making the
price and terms so easy that it should all be sold
within the next few months- We will sell you any
" number of acres at $40 per acre and arrange terms to,
suit your means. ,..
We will stocky your farm with Hereford cattle
, and let you pay for them from their own earnings.
(No interest). Mr. Lasater's Jerseys won all. first
prizes at Waterloo, la.
I Come down and see this prosperous country.
Land adjoining ours is selling at $250 to $500 per acre.
For full particulars and date of excursions phone or
write , ,
407-8 Karbach Block, Omaha, Neb. "Douglas 6514.
STANDARD MOTOR CO.
Ons Allen touring car, good shape.
1020 Farnam St. Carl Chanastrom.
BARGAINS IN USED FORD CARi;
McCaffrey Motor Co.,
10th and Howard. Ford Agents. Doug. tllO
USED CAR DEPT.
1047 Farnam St. Doug. Iltt-L.
FOR SALli Service car, garage and tilling
station, account of sickness. 1316 Main
SLIGHTLY uad Ford delivery top. Good as
new. Only 166. Nelson Harris. Belgrade,
UERTSCHY "Kan-Flx It." Southeast ear-
ner zutn and Harney Bta. Douglas 1661.
WINTER top for Hudson
cheap. 1110 Farnam.
BATTERIES CHARGED AND REPAIRED!
Kvsrreaay Battery Station, HQS Farnam.
SPECIAL FORD SEDAN BODIES.
WM. TFE1FFER AUTO A CARR1AOB WKS.
16Ih Ave, and Leavenworth St. Tyler 701
Repairing and Painting,
LAMP AND WINIlHHtIft.li umintua
Night and day service. Out-of-town work
given prompt attention.
BOYLAN AUTO RADIATOR
Douglas 1914. 1816 Davenport Bt.
Starters and Generators Repaired.
We repair any storage battery, guaran
teeing same for six months.
OMAHA BATTERY AND SERVICB CO.,
1211 Harney St. Tyler Itt4.
Tires and Supplies.
Mads with two old tires, fOxt, 11.60:
tOxlU, 17.16; ISxlH, 18.16.
"2-In-l" Vulcanizing Co.,
1616 Davenport St. Agents Wanted.
TIRES AND TUUKS AT HALF FRICR "
New 10x1 Firestone, 17.90; lOxlH, til.
New 10xm nonektd Lea or Firestone, $11.
Kalmsn's Tire Shop, 1711 Cuming. D. 6861.
TIRE price wreckers. This is no 1 In 1 tlrs
fflMRmiTION TIBS! llfrniiv
1108V4 Jackson. Agts. wanted. Omaha, Neb
BUY Lee Punoture-proof Pneumatla Tires
nu eumineie your lire irouoies, roWIU
Supply Co.. 1061 Farnam Bt.
TTI!l.- half nrl
O. A O. Tlrs Co., 1411 Leavenworth Sfc
Auto Repairing and Painting.
EDWARDS, E. S., 1616 N. 19th 8t. Web
ster not. For best results with repair
work consult us.
a 1 00 ravipH fnr m..n.tn w. mo.' ,.n.l.
Colls repaired. Baysdorfer, 110 N. lith.
"The Sawmill With a Plaster" Is an
interesting Thanksgiving story in the
November issue of the AnTcrican Boy
Magazine. This magazine alto con
tains Surgeon General W. C. Braist
ed's article entitled, "The Military
"Surgeon in War," in which he de
scribes the many duties of military
surgeons and doctors during war
An interesting, gay novel, complete
in the November issue of McClure's
Magazine, is "A Bleecker Street
Bleeckcr," by W. B. Trites. "The
Full Measure of Devotion" is a wsfr
story by Dana Gatlin, also appearing
in this issue. Other stories are, "Von
Edelstein's Mistake," by George A.
Birmingham; "Wild Apples," by C. E.
Chambers, and "Over-Reached," by
Interesting stories in the Woman's
Home Companion for November. are
"An Old Debt," by Alice Brown;
"Joe's Mother," a story for real Amer
icans, by Anne Shannon Monroe;
"Thanksgiving Crossroads," by Mary
E. Wilkins Freeman. It also con
tains an article entitled "Voluntary
Rationing," by Victoria French
Allen; "Suggestions for Red Cross
Knitting," and a wealth of new; hour-a-day
ideas for patriotic service by
Mrs. Anna Seese Richardson, in an
swer to other women's letters.
In the October issue of Books and
Reading, a review of occasional issue
devoted to studies or undivided na
tional and world problems from an
American point of view, the general
theme deals with the question so vast
ly important at this time of our entry
into the great European war in What
Is Americanism?" under the following
sub-titles: "Washington's Philosophy
of Americanism," "The Builders of
the State, The Social Significance of
the Discovery of America," "The Spir
itual Import of American Institu
tions," "England and America in the
Year '61," "Heredity a Chief Factor
in. Americanism. The Negro Race
in America'' and "Our Treatment of
the immigrant, ,
Am sheltered women strongest in
a crisis? i the problem put up by
Alice Duer Miller in her latest story,
"The Happiest Time of Their Lives."
the opening chapters of which appear
in the. November Century. It is w;
respective families of Peter Wayne
and Matilda severance work out
their engagement. Other stories an
pearing in this issue are "Square
Edge and Sound, by trie Johnston
Helen R. Hull's "The Fire," and the
concluding chapters of Phyllis Bot-
tome s new story, I he second ! id
die." Articles of interest are "Ab
sorbing the Alien." by M. E.
Ravaae;" "Kaiser and Volk," by Sam
uel r. Orth; "Sledge Traveling," by
Robert E. Peary.
THS KAfJTO STONE. By Blanche Elisabeth
Wade, Bully A KISlatsleh, 11.
A wonder story which because of its.
boy hero, and the boys which appear
in the course of the volume, is de
signed to make even boys like fairy
stories. It tells not only of "the
magic stone, but also of the lucky
spider, the meadow of joy, the brook
of the happy voice, the enchanted
forest, the key to a little house, and,
of course, about Christopher himself.
THREE'S A CROWD. By William Cains.
Houghton, Mifflin Co. 61.60.
Doll Brackett and her mother are
rich Americans. While traveling in
Europe, Doll marries George Match,
an English portrait painter and a
fine fellow. Things go well until Mrs.
Brackett's attempts to make Doll
happy begin to conflict with the same
efforts of George, who cannot under
stand why his wife should have at
once the freedom of the "new woman"
and the coddling which belong to the
ALT, IN IT. JC-l CARRIES ON. By Ian
Hay. Houghton, Mifflin Co. tl.SB.
This is the continued narrative of
the exploits of "K-l promised by
Captain Beith in "The First Hundred
Thousand," "if Providence wills," Be
sides stories of actual fighting, there
are descriptions of the work of field
telephone men and pthets.
LITTLE STAR OAZERS. By Julia Augusta
Sch warts. Frederick A. Stokes Co. 11.
Stories of how other children in
other ages have looked up in wonder
at the same stars. They will doubt
less arrest the notice of the modern
child more impressively than a mere
recountal of astronomical facts and
OT'R SQUARE AND THE PEOPLK IN IT.
By Samuel Hopkins Adams. Houghton,
Mifflin Co. 11.60
This book contains tales of human
joys and sorrows of love, adventure,
ambition, comedy and tragedy, which
take place in a quaint corner of New
York City., l
MR. TURTLE'S FLY I NO ADVENTURE. By
Albert Blgelow Paine. Harpers 4k Broth
ers. 60 cents.
The contents of' this book, which
will prove very interesting to littU
folks, are: Mr. Turtle's flying adven
ture, the deep woods elopement, In
Mr. Mar's car, Mr. 'Possum's car,
how Mr. 'Possum's tail became bare.
VANGUARD OF THB TLAINS. By Mar
garet Hill McCarter. Harpers & Bros.
This is a romance of the Santa Fe
trait with all its historical adven
turet. THE PRINCESS SOFIA. By Hiram W.
Hayes. Davis ft Bond. 11. J6.
T mt.r, jif crnnA litpratnrn will be
interested in this new book by Hiram
W. Hayes. As is the case with all
of Mr. Hayes' works, the religiout
feature is pronounced.
A HAZARD OF NEW FORTUNES. By WlU
Uam Dean riowsus. jsoni at iiivengni. e
This nnvil lias hnmnr. rlialniriii'. In.
sight into character, the dramatic in
stinct lor the supreme moment, tne
style and the plot. The them is
peculiarly timely in this age of in
terest in social movements and of so
FATHERS AND SONS. By' Ivan Turgenev.
Bonl A Llvsrtght. 60 cents.
A very interesting Russian hovel In
which the wod "nihilist," now part
of the vocabulary of every nation,
was first introduced. It was the name
Turgener gave to Bazarov, the cen
tral figure of the novel, one of the
most remarkable characters in fic
tion. APRON STRINGS, Br Eleanor Oates. Sully
A 'story for all mothers who have
daughters and for all daughters who
AND THE CAPTAIN ANSWERED. By
Ootavs Thanet. Bobbs-MerrllL
Her father was a soldier in the
civil war. So was her father-in-law.
Her husband was a guardsman when
the Maine was sunk. He died of fever
in a southern camp. Her son in
herited the military spirit; his grand
father told him what the flag means.
But she had lost and suffered, and
was a pacifust. Then war came to our
doors and the captain answered the
question for her.
THE SEVENTH CHRISTMAS. By Gon
nlngsby Dawson. Henry Halt A Co. tt
This book tells the story of how
even Joseph, growing old, had forgot
ten it was the divine child's birthdav.
Only Mary, watching for signs and
portents, had treasured the Bethle
hem memories. At, the sun is setting
something happens which, makes her
know that the time had come to tell
the child Jesus of his birth. It is
the first time that he has heard the
Christmas story and he is the first
child in the world's history to hear it.
THE WISHING RINO. By Margaret Wld
demer. Henry Holt 4 Co. tl.tt.
An idyl of a New England
lummer colony. Nineteen-year-old
Joy Havenith, with her bronze
gold braids and vivid blue eyes, is
kept a child, a "parlor orna
ment," by her egotistical, famous old
poet grandfather. On the day that
the Is wishing most desperately for
a Chance at natural, girlish pleasures
she meets a young doctor, who tells
her half-lightly that if she hopes on
life will givesher what she wants. She
accepts this quite literally; she makes
friends with Phyllis and Allen Har
rington and with their son. In her
desperate effort to be allowed to go
on and visit them and share the
youth and happiness they radiate she
is driven to inventing a lover and de
scribing one who by a curious turn
proves to be really' living near the
Harringtons. The carrying out of a
"trial engagement" at times threatens
to be a trial indeed, but Joy- gets
every ounce of happiness out of her
experience with "real people."
THE SIN THAT WAS HlS. By Frank L.
Packard. George H. Doran company.
In this book Frank Packard, the
author, takes the complex character
of "Three Ace Artie," Raymond Cha
pelle and Francois Aubert, a three-in-one
man, and through the subtle al
lure of . French-Canadian lye pro
pounds afresh the great problem
theme of personal regeneration.
THE FREAKS OF MATFAIR. By E. F.
Benson. Oeorge H. Doran company, 11.60.
Benson in all his moods is delicious;
in the mood of the classic Mr. Tit
marsh, Esq., he is exquisitely and
abundantly amusing. In this sheaf
of satirical monographs, with quiet in
cisive humor, this accomplished iron
ist withers things charlatanish and
things faddish and the absurd falsi
ties of smart life generally. He tilts
his shaft against "elderly kittenhood,
the whole species climber, the "com
plete snob," etc. Geographically May
fair is a district of London; in the
broad sense Mayfair is a state of
mind usually called "society."
MONOLOOTTE8, STORIES. JINGLB3 AND
PLAYS. By Mary Moncurs Parker, Fred
erick J. Drake A Co. 11.
This book contains a collection of
42 little exceedingly humorous come
dies, monologues, playlets, stories,
poems, etc., among which are: "PoW
der and Patches," a comedy m two
acts; "A Quiet Evening at Home," a
comedy in one act; "Miss Debutante
Goes Shopping"; "Maggie McCarthy
Talks About Brainstorms," "A Royal
Rebel," "Killing Time " etc.
THE LIFE OF ROBERT E. LEE. For Boys
and Oirls. Ry J. O. Ds Roulhas and Mary
Thompson Hamilton. Houghton, Mlffln
This is a biography for young
Americans, north and south alike. The
authors write as southerners, but with
praise for Lincoln and Grant aa well
as for their own hero. Lee belongs
to the nation, not simply to the south,
and this historically sound and at the
same time enthusiastic account of his
interesting career will be welcomed
by young readers all over the country.
WHY NOT MARRYT By Anna Stsesa Rich
ardson. Bobbs Merrill Co. 11,40,
' In this country there are 10,000,000
young men of marriageable age with
earning capacity sufficient to provide
for two who are living in single lone
liness. Many of them would like to
get married. This book will give
them courage to take the plunge.
There are chapters addressed to
young women, the young women who
frighten the poor young men awayi
It's a book for both; helpful, enter
taining and thought-provoking.
WHERE TO 8F.LL MANUSCRIPTS. By W.
. L. Oordon. Ths Standard Publication Co,
This volume contains the names
and addresses of over 100 publishers
in the market for short stories, serials,
book manuscripts, novelettes, poems,
special articles on various subjects
and photographs. It also specifies
the kind of material each publisher
wants. The author's purpose is to
make this book a key to the selling
BEST O' LUCK. By Alexander McCllntock.
Oeorge H, Doran Co. tl.
A stunningly vivid picture for the
general reader of "Shrapnel Corner,"
and a book of particular practical
value to the million or so of the au
thor's fellow countrymen who before
long will be "out there."
THE PROTECTING) PRESENCE. By Annie
Rlx Mlllts. Ths Mastermind Publishing
In a booklet, vest-pocket size, Mri.
Militz gives the philosophy and the
spirit of the way that men upon the
battlefield and sailing in the danger
zones can go through unharmed. The
booklet contains an account of spirit
ual treatments being given by a Lon
don doctor, with abundant examples
of how they are protecting the lives
not only of individuals, but of whole
THE BOY SCOUTS' YEAR BOOK, By
Franklin K. Matthews. D. Appleton Co.
This book contains a message from
President Wilson, . 14 fine fiction
stories, nearly a hundred pages about
things to make and do. It tells how
to swim, paddle a canoe, make an
ice boat, make a tent, make an igloo,
etc., and there are scores of articles
on scouting, camping, Indian lore,
sports and many games, jokes and
CRUMPS, the Plain Tale of a Canadian Who
Went. By Louis Keens, Houghton
annum wo. fA.ee,
This book by a young American
artist describes with breezy , fresh
ness the training and fighting of the
Canadian army and the light-hearted
courage with which they have mocked
death on the Ypres salient.
BENEFITS FOAOOT, a story of Lincoln
and Mother Love. By Honors Wlllsls,
Frederick A Stokes company, Tie.
This book tells of a young army
surgeon in thet civil war who repaid
with neglect his mother's patient de
votion. His thoughtlessness was re
buked by the personal intervention qf
the stern but tender-hearted presi
dent, to whom the love of a self-sacrificing
mother was the most "sacred
and preciqus thing in life. And in
the mingled rush of emotions that
followed the son found the meaning
MORE SHORT PLATS. By Mary MacMllUn?
Stewart A Kldd Co. tl.60.
Thete plays were put on the stage
before they were pat into print. Two
of them, "The Pioneers," a story of
the settlement of the Ohio valley, and
"Honey," a little mountairf girl cot
ton mill worker, ire quite long. The
other six, "In Mendelesia." parts one
and two, "The Dryad," ''The Dress
Reheartal of Hamlet," "At the
Church," and "Hia Second Girl," con
tain the spirit of humor, something of
subtlety and something of fantasy.
BARNARD'S LINCOLN. Publishers, Stewart
A Kldd Co. 60 cents, i
This book contains an account Of
the creation and dedication of George
Grey Barnard's statue of Abraham
Lincoln, the address of William How
ard Taft, an explanation oLihe Cire
Perdue process, including several il
lustrations of the statue.
THE SILVER BOOK. By William R. Sheer.
in. Howard A. Rliey A Co. ,
A complete history of silver metal
from the earliest times, and a full
analytical record of the silver produc
ing companies, traced in o recog
nized exchanges of United States and
Canada, illustrated with seven maps.
POEMS. By Algernon Chariot Swinburne,
Bonl A Llverlght.
Another anthology of selections
from the poetical works of Algernon
Charles Swinburne, among which are
"Cleopatra," "A Ballad of Death,".
"A Ballad of Life," "Stage Love," Ta
Memory of Walter Savage Landon,"
and "A Child-' s Laughter.'7 .
EW FOOTPRINTS IN OLD PLACES. Bt
Pauline Stiles. Paul Elder A Co. tl
A beautifully illustrated book of
travel-enroute to Rome, Roman lite
and customs, travel in the south,
Paris, Tourame and Belgium) London
UTOPIA OF USURERS. By O. X. Chester
ton. Bonl A Llverlght. fl.SS
In this book, Chesterton presents
his credo on matters sociological. Fa
miliar things are shown in an unfa
miliar light,' old wrongs and abuses
are given a new Chestertonian sting.
He tells, how the millionaires are go
ing to arrange their paradise what
they are going to do with art, science,
religion and other human institutions.
A fascinating subject treated in k way
to startle the most callous out of their
ind'f rcn'' .
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