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CONTENTS OF PART II., VOLUME XII.
(Ilustrated by the } Palmer Cox.
ESTHETES, Tue. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)...
.Helen Gray Cone. ALIBAZAN. Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by R. B. Birch).
Laura E. Richard's .
487 AMBITIOUS ANT, THE. Jingle
A. R. Wells
645 AMONG THE LAW-MAKERS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers).
613, 702, 777, 853, 945 ANIMAL PAINTER, Av. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard.....
885 ANIMAL TRAPS AND TRAPPERS. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard, Alice Beard,
C. F. Holder and J. M. Nugent).
525 Anxious MOMENT, AN. Picture, drawn by Jessie Curtis Shepherd..
586 BATHMENDI. Poem. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham).
.H. H. (Helen Jackson).
508 BATTLE OF THE THIRD Cousins, ThE. (Illustrated).
Frank R. Stockton.
760 BERRY AND FISH STORY, A.
Lizzie Chase Deering : боб BONNIE JEAN. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers)
816 BROWNIES AND THE SPINNING-WHEEL, THE. Verses.
521 Author). BROWNIES AT School, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author).. Palmer Cox.
920 BROWNIES AT THE SEA-SIDE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) Palmer Cor.
763 Busy WORLD, THE.
586 BUTTERFLIES, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by H. P. Share)
Ellen M. H. Gatis
599 BY THE SEA. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner.
852 CASED IN ARMOR. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard).
John R. Coryell.
608 CHILDREN OF THE COLD, THE. (Illustrated by W. Taber).
Licut. Frederick Schwatka .. 513
625, 696, 786, 864 Circus Clown's DREAM, THE. Verses. (Illustrated).
949 ClotildA OF BURGUNDY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)
E. S. Brooks
661 COASTING IN AUGUST. (Illustrated by Frank M. Gregory)
Mrs. Frank M. Gregory... 730 " CONSTITUTIONAL ON THE BEACH, A. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock Foote.
729 CONUNDRUM-JINGLES. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm).
E. E. Sterns ..... -549, 660, 932 Daisies. Poem. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner).
D. C. Washburn.
868 DAUGHTER ITHA. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott)
Evelyn Martinengo Cesaresco 686 DREAMLAND SHEEP, THE. Poem
Mary L. B. Branch.. 808 DRIVEN BACK TO Eden. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)
E. P. Roe
569, 653, 751, 830, 932 DUET, A. Picture, drawn by Joseph E. Travis..
695 ENERGETIC ASSISTANT, An. Picture, drawn by H. J. Moser Five LITTLE WHITE HEADs. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura Hoyle Burr)... Walter Learned
583 708 760
FROM BACH TO WAGNER
583, 708, 760, 827, 930 Handel, Haydn Mozart. Beethoven Schubert
930 FROM ZURICH Town. Poem
587 FUN WITH A ROLLER-SKATE. Picture, drawn by F. Bellew, Jr.
605 GAME OF DOMINO-TEN-PINS, A. Picture, drawn by A. Brennan
816 “GARDEN OF GIRLS" STORIES. (Illustrated).
886 Peggy's Garden and What Grew Therein.
886 Good Boy BRIGADE, THE. Picture
640 Good Girl, THE. Jingle..
... R. IT'ells
645 GRANDPA's Old SLIPPER, AND BABY's New Shoe. Verse. (Illustrated by
576 W. H. Drake). GREAT BLUE HERON, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).
Cclia Thaxter GREAT BUT MODEST BEGGAR, A. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes
880 Great FINANCIAL SCHEME, A. (Illustrated by Geo. R. Halm and others)... Sophie Swett.
846 GRIFFIN AND THE Minor CANON, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell). Frank R. Stockton ..
518 HARVEST MOON, THE. Picture, drawn by Jessie McDermott.
583 HELEN'S PRIZE DINNER. (Illustrated).
Anna McClure Sholl
609 His One FAULT. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers)
.J. T. Trowbridge
590, 669, 767, 821, 905 HISTORIC Girls. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch and others).
E. S. Brooks. Clotilda of Burgundy: The Girl of the French Vineyards
661 Pulcheria of Constantinople: The Girl of The Golden Horn
915 HONEY-HUNTERS. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent)...
John R. Coryell.
912 HOUSE OF STRING, A. (Illustrated by W. J. Fenn)..
543 How PAUL CALLED OFF THE DOG.....
Lavinia S. Goodwin.. 859 How SCIENCE WON THE GAME. (Illustrated by F. T. Merrill)
George B. M. Harvey. 924 ‘HULLO, OLD STIFF-LEGS!” Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes
575 HUNTER's Moon, THE. Picture, drawn by Jessie McDermott.
863 HURRY AND Worry. Verse..
C. C. S.
.624 IN PRIMROSE TIME. Poem. (Illustrated)
Mrs. S. M. B. Piatt.
497 IN SEPTEMBER. Poem
803 INVENTOR'S HEAD, THE. (Illustrated by William Mason).
866 “ IT MAY SEEM VERY Foolish.” Jingle. (Illustrated by the Author) Valtor Bobbelt.
560 JAPANESE CREEPING BABY, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author) DeWitt Clinton Lockwood 772 JAUNTY JAY, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated).
A. R. Wills
-549, 560, 576, 624, 640, 645, 660, 743, 830, 839, 860, 893, 932 JOHNNY “ INTERVIEWS AN ANEMONE
· Alice Wellington Rollins... 666 KING DRINKS, THE. Picture
760 KNOWING LITTLE FISH, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by Boz)..
911 LADY GOLDEN-ROD. Poem. (Illustrated)
Carrie IV. Bronson.
858 LAND WITHOUT A NAME, THE. Poem. (Illustrated)
Helen Gray Cone.
652 LIBERTY BELL, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater)
E. S. Brooks .
676 LITTLE BRITOMARTIS. (Illustrated by H. Sandham)
Alice Maude Eility
499 LITTLE DAME FORTUNE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).
723 LITTLE Gray Pocket, The Poem. (Illustrated). .
Julia P. Ballard.
819 “ LITTLE MAID, PRETTY MAID.” Verse. (Illustrated by Walter Bobbett).
830 LITTLE PEEK-A-BOO. Song
869 Little PENELOPE'S SEWING. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills). Anna M. Pratt.
541 Little PISA AND GREAT ROME. (Illustrated by Joseph Pennell).
Frank R. Stockton
733 LITTLE STAMP COLLECTOR, THE. Verses. (Illustrated).
Mary L. B. Branch.
LONELY LION, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated).
A. R. Wells..
895 LULLABY, A. Poem. (Illustrated by A. G. Plympton)
708 MRS. GRIMALKIN AND THE LITTLE GRIMALKINS. Picture
732 " MYSELF, OR ANOTHER?”
529 MY SWEETHEART. Verses
Allen G. Bigelow.
828 SICKNAMES. (Illustrated)
Henry Frederic Reddall. 861 OCTOBER Poem. (Illustrated by Laura C. Hills)
Laura 11. Marquand. 904 OFFICIOUS TOUCAN, An. Picture, drawn by F. C. Drake.
Soo “OH, AN ORANGE!" Picture, drawn by A. Temple.
720 * OH, DEAR!” (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble).
. Laura E. Richards.
646 OLD PIPES AND THE DRYAD. (Illustrated by Kenyon Cox)
Frank R. Stockton..
561 ORACULAR OW, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated)
A. R. Wells
895 OUR SECRET Society. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis Shepherd).
Maria W. Jones
650 OUT FOR A Drive. Picture, drawn by R. B. Birch. .
501 Owl, THE Pussy-CAT, AND THE LITTLE BOY, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated
J. G. Francis. by the Author). PEGGY'S GARDEN AND WHAT GREW THEREIN. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). .Celia Thaxter...
886 PERSONALLY CONDUCTED. (Illustrated by Joseph Pennell).
Frank R. Stockton
733 Little Pisa and Great Rome..
733 PICTURES - 501, 560, 575, 586, 605, 606, 640, 695, 720, 729, 731, 732, 741, 750, 760, 800, 816, 829,
852, 863, 880, 885, 940, 960 PLEASANT WALK, A. (Illustrated).
Laura E. Richards.
742 “ Polly WANT A CRACKER?” Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes.
720 PRINCESS PAPILLONES. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)
Alfred Trumble. PULCHERIA OF CONSTANTINOPLE. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner) E. S. Brooks
975 PUSS AND THE WINDOW-SHADE. Picture, drawn by P. Newell
800 PUZZLED PEDLAR, A. Picture, drawn by F. Bellew
880 RACE, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). .
C. L. D.
944 READY FOR BUSINESS; OR, CHOOSING AN OCCUPATION
George J. Manson.
773 A House-builder..
773 REIGN OF THE ROLLER-SKATE, The Picture, drawn by Jessie Curtis Shepherd.
750 ROYAL GAME OF TENNIS, THE. (Illustrated)....
Charles Led yard Norton 600 SCHOOL AFLOAT, A. (Illustrated by H. A. Johnson).
.John H. Gibbons and
678 SCHOOL OF LONG AGO, A. (Illustrated).
William M. Baker.
689, 744, 804 Six LITTLE FLIES, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater).
DeWitt C. Lockwood.
701 SPIDERS OF THE SEA. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent)
.C. F. Holder
840 SPRING-TIME. Poem ...
Florence R. Hill.
525 STRING OF BIRDS' EGGS, A. Poem.
Helen Gray Cone. SUMMER NIGHT, A. Poem ..
Alice Boise Wood..
568 “SUMMER 'S COMING.” Picture, drawn by Mary Wyman Wallace
606 SYMPATHETIC TIME-PIECE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater). . Ilary L. B. Branch.
542 TEACHING TABBY AND THE KITTENS How to PLAY Cat's CRADLE. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard..
940 TENNIS, THE ROYAL GAME OF. (Illustrated).
Charles Ledyard Norton , 600 TERRIBLE GYMNAST, A. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)
Mrs. M. Sheffey Peters
621 TERRIBLE JACK-KNIFE, THE. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers). .
.L. N. Chapin.
820 THOSE CLEVER GREEKS. (Illustrated)....
941 TRICYCLE OF THE FUTURE, THE. (Illustrated by B. Bensell)
Frank R. Stockton TRUANT Keys, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater from sketches by George A. Peple)
Sarah A. Peple.
585 “Two BRAVE BUT TREMBLING MAIDENS." Jingle. (Illustrated)
UNLUCKY URCHIN, THE. Jingle...
trated by W. H. Goater)...
A House of String..
Introduction A Polite Mule- A Cannibal Daisy-bug - Fifteen Owners Wanted (illustrated) — The Gold 2 Gate, 550; Introduction
- The Ink-plant A Moon-rainbow — More About Ants - Why Golden Gate ? “Sing, Sweet Bird” (illustrated), 632 ; Introduction - Fifteen Feet and their Owners — An Apple- ee Indeed – Thousands for One Gown Some People's Queer Notions — Butterfly Head-dresses (illustrated Those Pet Beetles — Illuminated Frogs, 712; Introduction - Fifteen Owners Found — The Illuminated Fr ;s Again – An Illuminated Fish - A Tamed Welsh Rabbit White Squirrels — “ Ship Ahoy!” (illustrat, 1), 792; Introduction — Moon Rainbows and All Sorts of Things -- Other Lunar Rainbows - Where Do í ley Come From ? — How the Turtle Winks - A Good Book Hemiptera Homoptera (illustrated), 870; Ini 0duction - -“ Dear Apple,-Wake Up!”- Baby Lions and Cats – How Some Bees Were Deceived - N ore About Surnames –What a Squirrel Mother Did (illustrated) — What About This ? 950.
“ All on the Road to Alibazan,” by R. B. Birch, facing Title-page of Volume — " Old Pipes and the Dryud," by Kenyon Cox, facing page 561 “ The Pet Fawn," by Mary Hallock Foote, facing page 643 Little Dame Fortune,” by R. B. Birch, facing page 723 — “A Trip Around the World,” sacing page 803 –“ Friends or Foes ? ” facing page 883.
FRED HUMPHREYS was a boy of an original one of the new kind. This change from good to mind; that is to say, he was very fond of thinking better occurred several times; and when the tricyfor himself and doing things of which he had cle came before the public, Fred gave up his last never either heard or read. This may or may bicycle, and bought one of the three-wheeled not be a good disposition in a boy. It depends machines, and, after using this for some months, altogether upon what kind of a boy he is. If he he disposed of it, and became the possessor of a mixes a great deal of reason with his original think- first-class double tricycle, that would carry two ing,– if he is able to see when he has made a mis- persons. Sometimes with his sister, and sometake, and is willing to acknowledge it,—and if he times with a boy friend, Fred made excursions in is of a prudent turn of mind, and is not willing to this tricycle through the country round about the dive into a new enterprise until he knows how deep town in which he lived. it is and whether or not the current is too strong This town was situated in the interior of one for him, it may be very well for him to do his of our Northern States. It was much frequented own thinking. But if he does not possess these in the summer-time as a watering-place, and requisites, it would be better, until he is older, to some of the roads leading to hotels and places of let some one else attend to this matter for him. popular resort in the neighborhood were unusually
Fred was an only son, and his father was desir- smooth and well made, and, therefore, admirably ous that he should find out as much as possible for adapted to bicycles and tricycles. On these fine himself during his boyhood. He was to be a roads Fred and his machine soon became almost business man, and would probably have great as well known as were the famous “tally-hos," with many ups and downs in the course of his me; and four or six horses, which in the season made regMr. Humphreys had an idea that if his son could ular trips between the town and various pleasant get through with some of the “ downs” during his spots in the surrounding country. minority, the experience he would thereby gain But, much as Fred enjoyed his tricycle, he bewould prevent his having just as many of them in came convinced in time that there might be someafter life, when they would be much more im- thing better; and as nothing better had, as yet, portant.
been invented by any one else, he determined, if posWhen the bicycle came into use in this country, sible, to invent it himself. The idea which graduFred Humphreys was one of the first boys who ally developed itself in his mind was this: If a boy had one. When an improved form of the machine can pull a vehicle, say a tricycle, at the rate of a was invented, Fred sold his old one, and his father certain number of miles per hour, and with an added money enough to what he received to buy amount of exertion which he can keep up for a