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poration are offering a rather unusual full. But Henri's ideas have no such
-competition to authors who have not scope and vitality,- nd his secretary
yet had a novel published in boos lacks good literary taste. There are
form. The manuscripts will b grad many fine things in the hodge-podge
ed acordng t ther u ,~ that makes ups the volume, and per-
U N F C A ed according to their usefulness a as loes w heow nd dme iblr.-
novels, serials, and stories for the lps those who lnosv su admire Mir.
moving pictures. The wirner1 -S a Henri will take the time to search
sured of $13,500 immediate return, them out. There is, for example, a
with the chance of several additional strong message for originality and
thousands in royalties. Such munif frce. "You will never get form till
- - - cence should extract a best seller you vvanl it", says Honri; "And want-
As.v.sev'. without much trouble, even though i ing to want it is not wanting it
is not apt to result in the prodution It will not do to have your fine thought
The district of Back Bay, near Boas- come in for a very caustic lashing be- of many pieces of literature yesterday and paint your picture to-
ton, is having its own little comedy cause of their conduct in the affair. A new Chicago hook store celebrated .ay." There are other fine things too,
of censorship. It seems that the mor- And now the police are after their Friday, October 27, by a reception to oven though restricted to fields of
als of the readers of Back Bay are innings. They have arrested -a Back the Midland Authors . . This painting. . . .Perhaps we should be
guarded by two organizations, the Bay bookseller on the charge of dis- and other events has led Harry Han glad that the Messrs. Lippincott have
Watch and Ward society and the com- tributingImpromptu, an obscene and sen, critic of the Daily News, to re- published these notes, even though
sittee of Boston Book Sellers. When- improper book. There probably would joice over a very strong drang nac there is an unmerciful number of
ever a book is published, representa- be little to the affair were it not that Weston among American authors. waste pages in them . . . Original
fives of these, bodies pass upon it, if the Book Sellers and the Watch and . . . Maybe so, but it seems to me voices of any sort are none too com-
they approve word goes to the dealers Ward people are much nettled. Their that there is growth rather than move- mon. . . .
that the book may be sold; if they judgment has been questioned. And ment . . . Easter authors are no
frown, even though their frown lacks where will their prestige be if the conming West, so much as the num The season has brought forth sev-
legal, authority, the offending work police, a mere bunch of uniforms and her of western writers is increasing eral good books about the ancient
simply doesn't get a look-in. flat-feet, can disagree and arrest a . . . New York will be the coun- history and evolution of man. One of
Recently they conferred the seal of dealer for selling a book that the try's literary capital for many years the smaller of these is entitled The
aoctity aspen Impropt, a novel by Watch-and-Warders have pronounced to come, unless some fool legislaturs Coming of Man, written by Dr. John
one Elliott Paul. Mr.. Paul does not O. K.? For once the hand of censor- iwrecks things . . . And then there M. Tyler and published 'by Marshall
like, the society of Back' Bay, and ship is not against the bookseller and will come a real migration. Jones at the very possible price of
'treats it most discourteously; Forex author, but is digging down into re- $2.00. Those who remember ' with
ae ispectable jeans to pay for , lawyer's i 'pleasureDr. Tyler's New Stone Age
ample, hedescribes .a t raids on a Back fees. Boston achieves individuality in Much as I admire Rober Henr- in Northern Europe will find this new
ay houseand, his..acout is so clear t of itself. paintings, I cannot get very enthusi hook quite as interesting, though
nd detailedo, s much more like fact ,_-_ astic over his new book, The Art'Spir- much less detailed. Its scope may be
than .fictio,,thatseveral,-people seem i it. The immense fecundity -of Leon- estimated by chapter headings-The
nightihy offended. Most-mightily of all Dodd, Mead & Co., the Pictorial Re- ardo da Vinci's thought amply justi Coming of Life, The Rise of Land Life,
are the police of one Station 16, who view, and Famous Players-Lasky Cor-- fled the printing of his notebook in The Coming of Savage Man, The Rise
of Personality, Man and Environ-
ment. The style is clear and even
brilliant. Dr. Tyler does not enter
into details, nor burden one with ex-
amples and proofs for his general
statements, yet he slights nothing that
he treats. For the person who knows
little of man's past, or who wishes to
review hastily the things he has
learned, here is the volume he needs.
And is a human being who does not
Gollege wear is exceedingly hard on clothes, as admit the descent of man can be con-
c erted, The Coming of Man should do
all college women will agree. It takes good ___teoM
the "job.
m aterials and good tailoring to stand the strain. In Emergent Evolution (Henry Holt
- & Co.), Professor C. Lloyd Morgan
That's why you will be interested in our sale this I continues from about the point where
Dr. Tyler stops. Professor Morgan
week of is a philosophic biologist with a flair
for mysticism and big words. Some
W o( G aT~l ved L or the latter are qute showy, and
Wooltex Tailored resses by no means in comon use.: Do you
know what 'projicience' means? And
of the best French Poiret Twill, in Black, Navy ejicience'? Dr. Morgan will introduce
you to both of these hndy words, and
andbrown in all sizes from 16 to 4 at the special se others beside. 'Emergente
16 tooatthetcia
an tro n i llsze rofp olution, he says, differs from other
*c ovarieties in that it lays stress upon
all things that are new, such as a new
molecule, a new bacterium, or a new
process of thought or action. I can't
see that the distinction amounts to a
great deal, though I admit Dr. Mor-
g.9 0 an's discussion of it to be masterly.
Like some other evolutionists, he holds
that the doctrine of evolutioisi thor-
These desirable dresses here retailed at $37.50 and $35 all the season, and at our oughly natura)istic aa~thout being
atheistic. The reasons do not con-
sale price are an exceedingly good investment for the college woman who seeks style and vine me, any more than theargu-
ments of Heckel and Vogt have con-
vinced Dr. Morgan, I'm quite willing
durability combined. for Einstein or Newton or Harkins to
rule in the physical world and phil-
osophic; Dr. Morgan admits them to
the first and politely but firmly closes
the door of the second in their faces.
G e C a sAnd the manner of the closing de-
Twsrmands serious thought fron his read-
er, even though agreement may not
W raps The time line since arrived when
the publication of a new number of
the little blue books in the Haldeman-
are shown in Wooltex and other leading makes, in a wide variety of cloths and in all the Julius Pocket Series became an event
for thousands of readers. Yet the lat-
favored styles for both utility and dress wear. The prices are very reasonable- est colum, Literary Essays, by Mr.
Haldeman-Julius himself, is more of
an occasion than most. It contains es-
2$5 to $. A,-says on Wordsworth, George Eliot,
25 tV 1(J) "Sophomoric Ben Hecht", Anderson,
Hawthorne, Saintsbury, Masters, and
Saraha Bernhardt. I sympathize with

Mr. Ialdeman-Julius when he char-
acterizes Ben Hecht, even though I
admit to studying up late in the read-
ing of The Florentine Dagger. Like-
1 1_ _ _ wise, I share with him the view that
Sherwood Anderson made a mess of
S t M n t ea very fine theme when he wrote
-118 South M ain StreetMany Marriages as he did write it.
The estimate of ?Masters' Children of
the Market Place as a book which
T H S H O P 0 F S A T I SIF A C T I O N "lifts from the term historical novel
the reproach with vvhich puerile rom-
ances have covered it." I do not for
(Continued on Page Seven)

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