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Medieval By-Ways, D. F. Salzman.
Argentina, Nevin O. Winter.

Among Congo Cannibals, John H. Weeks.
Narratives of the Indian Wars.

Historic Pilgrimages in New England, Edwin M. Bacon.

Twenty-five Years of St. Andrews (2 vols.).

True Irish Ghost Stories, Seymour and Neligan.
Letters to His Holiness, Pope Pius X.
Memories of Two Wars, Frederic Funston.
The Crime of 1812.

Andorra and San Marino, Virginia W. Johnson.
The Renaissance, Count Gobineau.
Ravenna, Edward Hutton.

Bull Run

Cathedral Churches of England, Helen M. Pratt.
Boston Days, Lilian Whiting.

Vanishing England, Ditchfield and Roe.

History of Civilization in England (2 vols.).


Excursions of a Book Lover, Frederic R. Marvin.

William Thackeray.

The Oxford Book of American Essays, Brander Matthews.

Waverley Novels, Sir Walter Scott.

Literary Hearthstones of Dixie, LaSalle Corbell Pickett.


Organization and Tactics, Arthur L. Wagner.

Advance and Retreat, J. B. Hood.

Story of the Civil War, John C. Ropes.

Communication between the Atlantic and the Pacific.

The Santiago Campaign, Joseph Wheeler.

Number and Losses of the Civil War, Col. T. L. Livermore.

Elements of International Law, George B. Davis.

Life and To-morrow, John O. Hobbes.

Textbook on Fortifications, Col. E. Phillips.

Military Topography, W. E. Montague.

Lectures on Explosives, W. Walke.

Field Artillery, Sisson C. Pratt.

Field Equipment of the Soldier, Commander Lavisse.

Applied Tactics, Karl Von Donat.

Millennial Dawn (2 vols.).

Vitality and Nutrition, Hereward Carrington.

Folkways, William G. Sumner.

What Men Live By, Dr. Richard C. Cabot.

Civilization and Health, Dr. Woods Hutchinson.
Works of Emmanuel Swedenborg (23 vols.).

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Nouveau Dictionnaire Français-Anglais.

Guide to the Best Historical Novels, Jonathan Nield. Modern Methods of Charity, Charles R. Henderson.


Woman's Share in Primitive Culture.

Warfare of Science and Theology (2 vols.).

On Intelligence, H. Taine.

The Cycle of Life, C. W. Saleeby.


Golden Window of the East, Milton Reed.
A-Roving He Would Go, Milton Reed.
The West in the East, Price Collier.
Turkestan, William E. Curtis.

A Traveler at Forty, Theodore Dreiser.
Veiled Mysteries of Egypt, S. H. Leeder.

Along France's River of Romance, Douglas Goldring

America as I Saw It, Alec Tweedie.

Among the Canadian Alps, Lawrence J. Burpee.
Abroad with the Fletchers, Jane F. Sampson.
A Touch of Portugal, Mary Woodman.

Motor Journeys, Louis Closser Hale.
Meccas of the World, E. K. Chatterton.
American Highways, Clifton Johnson.

Ranching, Sport and Travel, Thomas Carson.
Vistas of New York, Brander Matthews.


The Art and Library Committee acknowledge donations from the following:

James P. Munroe
Frank W. Bayley
William H. Lincoln
Charles H. Thurber
M. B. Claff
Wyman K. Flint
Dr. John M. Wells
E. W. Brown
Lincoln Righter
March G. Bennett
F. R. E. Dean
E. R. Spaulding
A. H. Ackerman
Lloyd A. Frost

Charles C. Schepmoes
F. N. Tirrell

C. Livingstone Stebbins
Charles F. R. Foss
C. A. Anderson
Herbert B. Turner
F. Stanley Howe

Vernon B. Swett

H. E. Gilmore
William Handy
Emile H. Tardivel
John Mason Little
George W. Capen
Thaxter N. Tripp
Charles K. Bolton
Charles L. Woodside
James W. Rollins
William Shaw

C. L. Mitchell
Manning W. Morrill
Alfred Moffitt

Robert H. Bean

Henry P. Porter
George H. Bonelli
Sanford Bates
E. S. Fobes
Lewis J. Hewitt

John Cutler

Louis J. Jobin


[Boston Christian Science Monitor, February 17, 1915]

Seven artists have exhibits on various walls of the Club, being the first group of a number that are to exhibit in the new building. Frank W. Benson has an exhibit of birds in black and white, mostly ducks, seen at such near range as is not permitted to the ordinary observer. The birds are in their shore and marsh haunts in all waves and weathers. In one picture the water is shown off a promontory, and is rough dark. In another it is shown in a creek, and is so smooth that an alighting bird's breast is mirrored in it. The pictures decorate the gray walls of the arcade, where they are hung most attractively. They are interesting for the blend in them of two artistic nationalities, for they are American in their sentiment, in their feeling for out-of-doors; and they are Japanese in their style.

Abbot Graves has a collection of garden pictures which tell a double story. In the first place, they give the artist's interpretation of the life about him; and in the second place they proclaim the delight of the modern New England people in the color of flowers. The gardens are chiefly on the North Shore of Massachusetts, and they describe the

beds pergola and terrace structures which landscape architects have made for their wealthy patrons in recent years. Of course, the subjects are studied, imaginatively, not illustratively. They are a most illuminating comment on the fact that out-of-door color has taken hold of the community. Flowers are seen in relation to formal gardening and to architecture, and occasionally to people. But the interpretation, the social significance is to be read in the flowers, directly. For the figures are pure artistic machinery. They reverse the usual order with artists. They are the properties of the scene. In a picture of a larkspur clump, the figure of a woman is inserted, but the meaning is not in her but in the placing of the flower bed by the gardeners so that a person walking past will become a flower.

There is no hint of work in these pictures, nobody at work trimming things up; no rakes, no wheelbarrows. There is much national genius expressed in the pictures. With the splendor of color there is restraint and dignity. The formality, when it appears, is just enough to insure orderliness, not enough as to impress with inevitability and exclusiveness.

George W. Lawlor has enough paintings to go all around one of the dining-rooms. Most interesting among them are pictures of women in the corner of a room, studied in different lights. "The Harp Player” is a beautiful work in green tones. The player sits in a green gown near the window; the sky showing through the window has a greenish hue; the walls of the room are green. Why was not the face of the harpist shown through the strings? Then the face would have had the seraphic look the artist wanted without his going to the trouble of actually representing it. Another picture in the same corner, at a more luminous moment in the weather, is a companion to this one. Pictures with surfaces forced into high light are common in the collection. One is of a young woman in a window counting the petals on a daisy. A jar of daisies is on the seat; the light strikes in on their tops and on the face of the young woman. More striking in this regard are pictures of people sitting in lamplight. One shows a woman mending a dress at the front of a table. A pitcher on the table cuts off the light of the lamp from her, but throws it sharply against the face, neck, and hands of a woman behind the table.

Henry W. Rice has a collection of water-colors in which the white roofs and the bright beaches and green water of Bermuda are reproduced for the instruction of the northern eye. In one picture the paper takes the color in a way to represent the beach sand lustrously. In another color reacts on paper in a way to picture the tall flowering stalks of the Spanish bayonet impressively. There are scenes by the dock and on the seashore about New England, also some high mountain scenes, all making their point incisively and showing a power on the part of the artist to get his subjects and his medium in correct relations.

Sears Gallagher has a room full of small scenes largely studied from city streets. Harold C. Dunbar has some paintings, including decorative landscapes and portraits. George L. Noyes has a collection of small works in color of marsh and harbor scenes.


The following artists will exhibit in the Club House during the month of March: Miss Marion Howard, Miss Rosamond Coolidge, Charles W. Hudson, F. H. Richardson, Mrs. Nelly Littlehale Umbstaetter.


The members have viewed for the past two weeks an exhibit by the Boston Society of Landscape Architects, which was hung in the Art Gallery on the third floor, which has attracted a great deal of attention.


The first scheduled night of play in the Billiard and Cowboy Pool tournaments has been set as Friday, March 5th, at 8 o'clock, and two or more matches in each tournament have been scheduled on each of the days following, until the latter part of April. Any of the matches, however, may be played before the scheduled time. All members of the Club are cordially invited to witness the games and encourage the players.


F. S. WILCOX, Chairman.


It will be a great favor to the House Committee if members will see that their guests are advised of House Rule No. 6, which forbids the giving of tips to employees of the Club.


The Boston City Club has reciprocal relations with the following


Albany Club, Albany, N. Y.

Arkwright Club, 320 Broadway, New York City.

Business Men's Club, Richmond, Va.

City Club, Baltimore, Maryland.

City Club, Chicago, Ill.

City Club, Hartford, Conn.

City Club, Milwaukee, Wis.

City Club, St. John's, Newfoundland.
City Club, St. Louis, Mo.

Commercial Club, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Commercial Club, Omaha, Neb.

Commercial Club, Washington, D. C.

Ellicott Club, Buffalo, N. Y.

Moline Commercial Club, Moline, Ill.

Underwriters' Club, 18 Liberty Street, New York City.

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