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  ”Shop and Country Girls” IS there no way by which the hours of women’s labor in the retail shops can be regulated? I have never joined in the popular lamentations over women’s wrongs, for I know of but few wrongs to which any class of my…

  The Disease of Money-Getting WE were delayed one day last summer at the toll gate on a lonely road in the Virginia mountains. The son of the gatekeeper at the moment came hurrying across the field. “I’ve got the job, father!” he shouted,…

DOCTOR WARRICK’S DAUGHTERSCHAPTER I   DOCTOR SAMUEL WARRICK was a surgeon in a Federal regiment from the beginning to the end of the Civil War. His wife, in the meantime, lived with her children in the old Warrick homestead near Luxborough in…

"In the Gray Cabins of New England" AN Englishman who recently visited this country wrote from Boston to a friend: As I have so little time in America, I have decided to spend it all in New England. It is the American race that I wish to study, nor…

  INDISCRIMINATE CHARITY.THAT MOTHER’S DEAD CHILD.HUMANITY NOT TO BE LOST IN ORGANIZED CHARITYPERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY STILL NEEDEDHELP TO MEN’S SOULS AS TO THEIR BODIESNO BLAME TOWARD A DRUNKARD WHO DRINKSTHE BLAME LIES FURTHER BACK   To the…

  Lord Kitchener’s Methods. AN English naturalist, who kept close company with the birds and reptiles for many years, used to say: “There’s no limit to the queerness of beasts! The longer you live with them the less you know about them!” As…

“The Mean Face of War." OF all the gods on Olympus Mars[1] is always the most popular figure. Especially is he heroic in the eyes of a nation which is just about to set the crown of Imperialism on its brows, to gird a sword on its thighs and drive…

“MESMERISM vs. COMMON SENSE.”   CHAPTER I. Miss Wynn followed her brother out of his new house, and stood on the verandah. She looked down at the slope of forest and farm land. “You ought to be a satisfied man, Stephen,” she said, in her…

”The Plague Spot of America” THE Prince of Wales, it is said, is at the head of a movement to honor the memory of Father Damien[1], the hero priest of Molokai[2], by erecting a hospital for lepers in London. There are reported to be about twenty…
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