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CONTENTS OF PART I., VOLUME XIII.
141, 219, 292, 386
Sara M. Chatfield.
.George J. Manson
Frank R. Stockton..
.. Clara Erskine Clement. 323
. Charles Ledyard Norton. 290
BENEVOLENT Boy! Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).
A. R. Wells..
Naria L. Pool
H. H. Boyesen.
.E. E. Sterns.
CAPTAIN BRIGHT EYES AND LADY QUICK EAR.....
H. II. (Ilelen Jackson)..... 182
.II, C. Bunner.
CHRISTMAS BEFORE LAST. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell).
Frank R. Stockton.
.W. D. Ilowclls.
Ella S. IVelch.
- CONSIDERATE CROCODILE, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). A. R. Wells.
DIFFICULT PROBLEM, A. Picture, drawn by O. Herford. .
ENOUGH FOR Two. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard.
H. H. Clark.
FATHER HUBBARD. Picture, drawn by D. C. Peters
(Illustrated by W. H. Overend and E. ::}
FIRJ or DIG BRAIN, LITTLE BRAIN & Co., Tile. (Illustrated by the Author). I'rank Bellow..
J, O. Roorbach.
.E. V. S....
Frank R. Stocklon..
Frencii PAINTERS. (Illustrated)
Clara Erskine Clement.
H. A. Ogden, and others)...
274, 366, 435
“ LITTLE DICK SILVERBACK. Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) .E. E. Siorns
82, 168, 252, 332, 408
.H. II. (Ilelen Jackson).. 8, 92
Edivin D. Mead
Edith 11. Thomas...
New Bits or TALK for Young FOLK.
.11. 11. (Ilelen Jackson.)
“Wait!” A New Time-table for boys and Girls.
(Illustrated by Joseph}
Around the Bay of Naples.
PLAYING SCHOOL. Picture, drawn by E. W. McDowell.
REAL KING, THE. (Illustrated)..
John R. Coryell
Frank R. Stockton.
. Malcolm Douglas
Edwin D. Mead.
Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
Washington Gladden... 96
Woo or HWANG-HO. (Illustrated by A. Brennan)
.E. S. Brooks
on his shoulder and cried bitterly, holding him as
if she could never let him go again. CEDRIC himself knew nothing whatever about “Yes, he is well," she sobbed; “he is quite, it. It had never been even mentioned to him. quite well, but we— we have no one left but each He knew that his papa had been an Englishman, other. No one at all.” because his mamma had told him so; but then his Then, little as he was, he understood that his papa had died when he was so little a boy that big, handsome young papa would not come back he could not remember very much about him, any more; that he was dead, as he had heard of except that he was big, and had blue eyes and a other people being, although he could not comprelong mustache, and that it was a splendid thing hend exactly what strange thing had brought all to be carried around the room on his shoulder. this sadness about. It was because his mamma Since his papa's death, Cedric had found out that always cried when he spoke of his papa that he it was best not to talk to his mamma about him. secretly made up his mind it was better not to When his father was ill, Cedric had been sent away, speak of him very often to her, and he found out, and when he had returned, everything was over; too, that it was better not to let her sit still and look and his mother, who had been very ill, too, was into the fire or out of the window without moving only just beginning to sit in her chair by the win- or talking. He and his mamma knew very few dow. She was pale and thin, and all the dimples people, and lived what might have been thought had gone from her pretty face, and her eyes looked very lonely lives, although Cedric did not know it large and mournful, and she was dressed in black. was lonely until he grew older and heard why it
“Dearest,” said Cedric (his papa had called was they had no visitors. Then he was told that her that always, and so the little boy had learned his mamma was an orphan, and quite alone in to say it),—“dearest, is my papa better?" the world when his papa had married her. She
He felt her arms tremble, and so he turned his was very pretty, and had been living as comcurly head and looked in her face. There was panion to a rich old lady who was not kind to her, something in it that made him feel that he was and one day Captain Cedric Errol, who was callgoing to cry.
ing at the house, saw her run up the stairs with “Dearest,” he said ; “is he well ?”
tears on her eyelashes; and she looked so sweet Then suddenly his loving little heart told him that and innocent and sorrowful that the Captain could he'd better put both his arms around her neck and not forget her. And after many strange things kiss her again and again, and keep his soft cheek had happened, they knew each other well and close to hers; and he did so, and she laid her face loved each other dearly, and were married, al.