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The craftsman
Vol. VII, No. 5 (February 1905)

Memorable in the magazines,   pp. 621-625 PDF (1.5 MB)


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MEMORABLE IN THE MAGAZINES
the sense of dreading danger; but of fear-
ing initiative."
  Among interesting articles in the Strand
is "Ghosts in Art." "Paintings by Lenep-
veu, Boughton, Schweninger, Besnard,
Frederick Remington, Hogarth and many
others. Superstitions are depicted by these
artists, and many interesting stories and
legends are given.
  The World's Work has for one of its in-
structive articles, "A Great Farmer at
Work," by Harry Hodgson. This tells
the story of Colonel James M. Smith of
Georgia, whose first year in farming
brought a loss of $4oo.   But he knew
that nothing is so generous as nature, so
he kept on at the task and, to-day, has a
net income of $ioo,ooo from his farms.
Another interesting article is "Freeing a
City from Railroad Control," by John L.
Cowan. This is really the story of Pitts-
burgh's growth. The biographical arti-
cles are on John W. Alexander and
George Westinghouse.
  Munsey's Magazine opens with "Every
Day Church Work": day nurseries, boys'
drill, dramatic parties, various industries,
employment for the unemployed, all these
are features of this work. "The Problem
of Panama,"    by William   Remington
Rodgers must interest everyone.    He
thinks that the sanitary problem can be
managed easier than the yellow fever was
at Cuba.
  The Booklover's Magazine opens with
"After the War-What?" by N. F.
Bacon. The author believes that some-
thing must be done either by the people or
the Czar when the war with Japan ends.
"A Vindication of American Art" men-
tions the excellence of many American
painters in a recent exhibit. "The New
Westminster Cathedral" is an article on
the new church to be erected in London.
The corner-stone was laid June 29, 1895.
It is to be of Byzantine architecture.
  In the January number of the Atlantic
Monthly Thomas Wentworth Higgin-
son discourses on "American Audiences"
and  the old-time lecture bureau   and
gives some interesting experiences of his
own.   "Hans Breitman," by Elizabeth
Robins Pennel recalls a comic poem of
other days that we had almost forgotten.
The author of this poem was her uncle,
Charles Godfrey Leland. Charles Mor-
eau Harger discourses on the country store
and the change free delivery and tele-
phones have made in country life, and the
danger of annihilating the country store
in ordering by catalogue. The strongset
article in the magazine is the continuation
of the last number on "Hugo Grotius,"
by Andrew D. White. He shows Gro-
tius as the peacemaker of the ages. In
the new palace of international justice,
the monument of Hugo Grotius should
stand as the supreme figure.
  The International Studio for the Au-
tumn of 1904 is devoted to Daumier and
Gavarni. "Honor6 Daumier," by Henri
Frantz, occupies the first place. Daumier
was the Michael Angelo of caricature.
His works are so numerous that the cata-
logue forms a large volume.   Daumier
was born February 26, i8o8. The father
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