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Books and W riters

- -r - -- -- -" ~~ dreamy speculation of his mind, as to - shell ing who had taught the peopleE which would
be of a "moon-lit color". Lite here isi how to grow colored cotton." +effects of too
I enin' half-light, with all the varia- . Verisimilitude adds to the lure-aath.
1 dn6 aetons et affords. ,This is not to imply FayTasSuhA e a in lived "where Brail and Argen isln Ta
complete unreality. Why are things 1 tile meet;" the people in 'the valley AMONG TH
---- ----seen in moonlight or at dusk, or by.. where was the Laguna Viedma talk- 1 a Slir
the lover of subtleties, delicacy require of the reader virtues less he-j the uncertain pallid flame of candles edr in.F ge.SepYr- yuanish;acetanfatmas o oof TEFURhHidt nirayale ae Be
grace of language, scarcely any roic perhaps than many wish to pos- any ,less truly seen than by the clear Dlh bleday. Figerad. Ne .w Y >k'.1 or "youcayseredrotheindnyooks,"THoF OUerRhnsdrd'rth n iesay be nae cumy
e, now using written could have secssbut, rarer, more elusive, and in dcold, light of reason or of day . W e Mr. Fie r P e r e eagedel ih rt- au se; e d o maenuid ,ho l t de Pe red by theF r h wg ll ernt e ofm
er appealrthan the work of Wa- the end more to be desired. One who grow used it daylight; our vision is ' ae rmte nin fSuhthe tale that cost a dollar rolled a early this winter. Houghton Mifflin SCRIBNER
e la Mare. That. charm is im-I reads The Memoirs of a Midget withj adjusted to it. How if we become ac- America; fidtls and th en wroteInis them Sin ai.igaret before telling the story that announces, coincidentally, the repub- brochure on
Cate for a large audience but it is real pleasure must be sympathetic,I customred to twilght, shadow? One maner which justifie the dedication i fie children "had beard . .. as oft- lication of Curtis Hidden Page's i the subtitle"
II Is charm, and it is somewhat introspective to sone degree, and would not quarrel with Corot because to Carl S andhunrg. The illustrations-o n as you' have heard the story of Cranlations of this poet which were ro haws" vi
, q to regard him, chiefly as a subtly responsive to. chianges in at- he represented trees as blurs of gray-; woodcuts by Paul Honors (ronoun - 1inderla." A modern touch.. . ., first published in cifywr a limited edition 'n Interested
or -f verse called simply "slight", mosphere, sensitive to slight grada- green; to his myopic vision they wreed Ilonoray)--would be fascinting IThe names--Hunapu, El Anano, ttwenty years ago. u 11~iae n f rs hc stoso elnadaaeo h irsn vntems a-ihe tro o h notnt ~'or
at",akdes rosnohchcomplaintfe of, ad whrisftheeprs,,an een heIostfa-sihte varni, BalartnquertnatNataliaaa n, aFnlu, NtaTAPS,-.~-~arTe tre
nd; upon as fine-spun stuff, too shiftings of mood which si inevitably lnksn o~lit fhsrpee-ing o' unlovely yellow, green, and cilla, airu--are melodious. Bin- HAVERLOCK ELLIS propounds'of Carl Sand
our. to interest. the masculine accompany action of whMtever kind. t !ation. So, too, de la Mare, with di- lue. ger writes musical passages; his ad- the following -esthetic of morality In .B. Mofnson in
1,tevgru nelc.To sayI this makes it all seem very feeret sight, presents a world whrich1 The book is, Of Bourse, primarily jeoves 'are pictorial; occasionally he his third series of Impressions ;and,"Carl Sadbu
Is interesting to see however slight, very paltry, but in reality it is 'is not the world of most of us, but for (,-iliren; bunt: if those who eire' evidences keen perception. Wvitness: omments. (Houghton Nllfflin): ihf-ly esteen
thtamiain foh r ereflection of aspects o'ataiyw aynt jc tonta con.supposedly bcyoid adolescence can'~ "Sr,<old and firm was he .fixed, a 'Slowly, patiently, with the exercise
h which are ttoo ofttenhic ar t passedassd ove.Th. ThThe 'n)'hossery fainthch ttransitory moytod.sTe w~hichhin gnottn aerytaoyakit, mIh kpitye tnhdm.n bTheyinad- t~i
of hs caft Huh W poi.s Midget and The Return are sonetmes lie catches so perfectly are quite as ness of losing the ilision3 of e-ild- the voices of children and the inter- life, one can reveal beauty, one can man five-foot
ispoei h ertCt, looked upon as melancholy vapour- l utea ogani pteo u dlsiimte ypoitHwreacing echoes," "his chest heaving .ansmuute life into :>eauty, one can literature wl
Leen- reading that story ofde la lns ared yncnetinwt oversight, as the more obvious ones; it "; tagic to u., ut ter ly unimoaginahv ik ae e hnth tr a vnceaebat.Tenmero es iie,
c s The Return-one of the most tesbtnil-olmr fniswe find everyday in the routine of and .hn,-alblof b.1gc1laiedrnby ,rrep." oints at which one has been able t osmr bynooneto wt nd . eer.tulnee hneditsom'hsee cet bat. h ubeofn r ille,
thefor itskspiiits ose, orgitsspun by a fanciful brain; 'Toe o'Bed- 1 tneiia efi t icr ~oiso oril ge n mi- Ihave often wondered wiry chi..d hs sth sasr o. e'ss-
nrfr tsprt t rsr t a sutd ncrrbrtnheecome aware of them for our- i m en n, uie, , tr are not more brutal than they cess in living." ,s01IETINt
,ry-and something of the moon- lamvisqusteroin coryoborauion:nhpmobein ta:lorIre' fordthe Silver lands ie osdrn ta he rwu dfrves
~~~~~oulsor ftsha esmadteralwod W hofhIartcommurouandivision and gives us a small kinship venefuel s in h trso h in the atmosphere of the lore of "THERE ARE those who cn take dial'""T r N
solsotht h mteia wrd heeo Iamcmmndr ..vita bats, moles, and other dwellers .eu i° , th e cd too]--the cruel enchantmnent and ghastly won- their F. P. A. or leave it alone," re- Joseph Collin
spun into threads of the finest and de la Mare beecores merely a is akis.Adnta w id o mrea ya "w-hae od-h e.I seems that to read of the sharks Doubleday, Page's publcty er.Col
beid-ih te old ee2ife ihwoda .cdn sation, no movement in such books k t'; aaahmai u det-rowning of the hungry old witb, -man rgarding the S. Aams' new the blt pass
al ka moepany si .1ta notuaef a LseL jtt as> these is proof again that we re- binding of the bird forever, the melt- look "Too Much V ;t;hett~ f d n <nti
apoeasaught .as exactly as anlan;Mres oTerMjs ure' the greatest upheaval to srrtda LM m oUa a g as sugar of the enchantress; to ytfn
js~~~ ia oi h hrceitcte",wo aigsa~e h u s seven slightly and will be mo1dcould not be Id~ell ,,! Thr cie l diCbrknth athsae think fanciful tales ar t..llegores,. go straigt f
ity of thla prose, for it is the mar- of thea world for the rich and b)ati- ;from our path only by cataclysm); for, A-,..,h walwe e ht 'ls and master of men, who was covered dwell on the fact that "in that vanity 'aving to rea
>usly teautiful texture, filmy and fltig they sold, were reduced to! in fact, the books are filled with dr°ank d es :nof ON' lit~le river, and thenI with lava, ipacna who was turned lay his weakness," and emphasze o the origin
y caotoed'; which first makes its the' manufacture of "a kind of ludic- mnovemnet, with change, and valor, by force of 010 steam exploded into a to stone, the wild man of Roraima stories, like that of the Lazy People. 1
34 oterae. The words rous doll's merchandise--utterly beau- ,ny sta ude oeet huadpee;Ckx h it who sank in the Shaking Mud wouldI Fantasies are used even as a reward " SUPO
islvs av cmpllngcar, ifl itl ifiesmlsinfariswhich is an undercurrent of all life, whose armas lonthenad like elatic, gmye a child a t t o lod u, .or prompt retiring. Te knd, god, der ng Cud's
ubtle music one cannot easily worth a hundred times their weight runn o ubiqutously along with whose f:ngez";r : iaced over the :1 s uppo~se all this is explained as f ecntle, lving folk always cinquer ol-digging,
.p.Ltri h aebokTei uis"-it that the rhythm lulls us into for- rr- -.and went feling like five bulnd divine retribution- the evil, wicked, vengeful monsters. Andes, seals
rn -is mentioned again: "I read But it is not that de la Mare fails1 getfulness and we are incredulous ofi snakes," and who starved to death, it is *shamefuli that fairy, stories Someday I shall write about hor'- anything and
with absorbed attention. I did to see the -sordidness of life or that Its existence linteruhrfT e binase, "with the hick o sspiclor e morals. To feed unsuispcting le ogres and merciless giants who es J. hj nger
hear the 'tdripping on the roof he, wilfully shuts squalor out; ti Memoirs of a Midget presents it. WeI of all giantls." he hd allowedtehirnsgrcaed pills is coward- neveryedt h oe fgobtbfr il
the patter-patter of the drops rather that he sees rno much more reject it with the contempt we have liero twins to pull his teeth and re - Well-meaning parents, no doubt eirist in foul black magic. him that he
a the ceiling, nor the beating of :clearly those ethrer aspects which for the familiar; we refuse to see the( plac dthem with co n gains; the
storm against" the glass.' My people have come to look rgors often kcharn- which the moment, no matter Gentle Folk, who could turn C ower~~~~~~-~ ~~ ~-~- P H N E"***** "''"' *******
ies blew in the draught, and as counterfeits of actualities, mere how brief and usual, surely may hold. into bright-colored bird,;; CabrakanH IE
lows crossed and recrossed the pleasant, and untruthful, representa We will have earthquakes and ty- th o aot, as acialow f) s, D elicio s tender-
Det. 4 Do you remember' the books Lions of reality. Dah diseaso, cruel- phioons, shocks and hurricanes, and {bris "h ~rgre 'hSa 19
ing words? *K * ty, horror,-all these are to be found scorn a sound as trivial and customi- . otf steaks for
)ace, likre Lawford in the dark- in' his books but so touched l Y hisl ary as that of the "multitudinous nificance for the old roan in The Re-
a a t Widderstone, he glanced up 'essentially conteplative attitude, the ran-drops" which had so sharp a sig- turn noddin~ quetly in his chair. y o u r S u n d a y3
reply across the lamplight at his Poojih s pp r t tnUky to rSp1sa
hUtsma drical 'shadowy comrpnpng t u p r e
heard the steady surge of multi v
tnous -randrop ," like the roar ;of =4 ¢IALITYr, the habit of comn
e's winged chariot hurrying near,-
a he too, with specta}es awry, 4fn' I n ere and
bed on in his chair, a weiary old v'1 i '""1a f
tinel on the outskirts of his friend's a jS d ST will al1ways beD O3NLY BENZOL CL
uded battlefield. ibEAVES NO STIC
'Shadowy compaion,' 'multitudin- stsi d ~. A E
rain-drops,' 'a weary bid sentinel', TO ATTRACT NEW I
friend's denuded battlefield,'***-
words echoed like little muffled
s in my brain, and it was, I sup- d0at
, to their chimiing that I fell into f
ranless sleep."~(f
his moon-.it immateriality is a-T DRY CLEANING - I
lity not merely superficial, a trick-'.y amei ite n
manner, but one which is basedyougmet eih,.Ii
ntially upon an attitude of th'e Do You>XGaaShopinnEar
A pecuiarly the possession of",
lei'sattitude toward hiscusrldths The many items to select from-Electric Irons, Cuding Irons, j M
iuently anything but an illuminat-; Toasters, Percolators Armstrong stoves, l liU
process and it seldom, as courses Wafflle Irons, Grills, Heaters
iterature amply testify, increases, u oln nscndfori ed o Iseto.C F TE I
reader' appreciation, but with de-
fare appreciation seems to stand Cu Tylado eod lo sray fr ipet
fall with an understanding of his
t of view. Any reader will agree, JI.. . F SvH'E VCf. 08 E a t W il am '
repose, that he does not see things i O UALITY- O. U# r.\58Es ila t
-euulfashion. Daareetmain i:ar Wat h ngton Washeng-on near MtainI 8 e6b ]~4
as wlftr dn atterit if made to I v!4 Where the Best Food Is W s ezlEe
to reconrcile the interpretations S y e+served
iften difficult. a A y arsu
o see the world as de la Mare does--.-.-- -

indicate the deplorable
much poker on its
[OSE now visiting these
. Bel thLowndes, sster
rrent, we believe) and
tery stories
S have got out a neat
Arthur Train hearig
Dan of Letters and Dnn,
ch they will send to any
soundd ovt' the cord'
burg's verse 1)v Gorha
the last Ddpbe Dealer
rg is a' poet who a
edtl a few yearsago
WhO wants to pwn a one
shelf 61! the wrd's best
['be intereste in Srib
auttoraphed.and com-
of Hl. O."Wells.,
.. NEATin te way of
3from the November
s the t f ,. rto
a3 §: In his earlier v61
lns'.set himself to Culng
iages In modern letter
ng thtem with a certa n
ty; thu's, readers could
for these nuclei withot
W the less efiient pagem
als. . .
yE I was a kind of wa
fool--trying sailorinr
treasure hunting in the
in fisher, Indian. trader
everything," says Char
of the adventurous year
m Maron Redy tol
could write.
.s washing
Benzol or

The Nineteenth Annual Product'Ion of
--- --Mimes of the Mis igan Union
For UniversityWhich Plays in Ann Arbor the Week of December 8thFrGee
Woen Publ


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