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Vol. 103

Contents for APRIL, 1922

No. 6

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Frontispiece, illustrating “The Wind Bloweth”

GEORGE BELLOWS The Wind Bloweth. A novel.

803 I-Dancing Town. Drawings by George Bellows An Unpublished Concord Journal

FRANK SANBORN 825 Haiti under American Occupation

ERNEST H. GRUENING 836 Drawings by C. B. Falls “Some People Say They are Married.” A story . ALMA AND PAUL ELLERBE 846

Drawings by Wilmot TOWNSEND The Divine Comedy

SHELDON CHENEY 859 Drawings by Norman-Bel Geddes The Third House of Congress

THEODORE M. KNAPPEN 869 Feckless Maggie Ann. A story

877 Drawings by John R. Neill Sea Moods and Sea Men. Verse.

887 Gradings by John SLOAN Adventures of an Illustrator

JOSEPH PENNELL 892 IV-A King's Coronation. Drawing by the author Birthright. A novel. VII

T. S. STRIBLING 901 Drawings by F. Luis MORA The Economic Prospect in Europe

ALFRED' E. ZIMMERN 924 The Pekingese. Verse

932 Drawing by Wilfred JONES French and English Railroads

EDWARD HUNGER FORD 933 Spanish Sketches

939 Some American Impressions .

B. SEE BOHM ROWNTREE 944 The Month in World Affairs


J. BLANDING SLOAN 956 An American Looks at His World

THE EDITOR 957 Democracy at the Cross-roads Among Our Contributors

Front advertising pages Investment and Banking


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The Index for Volume CIII, November, 1921, to April, 1922, inclusive, will be sent free of charge, on request.

THE CENTURY MAGAZINE; Published monthly: 50 cents a copy. $5.00 o year in the United States, $5.00 in Canada, and in all other countries (postage included). Publication and circulation office, Concord, N. H. Editorial and advertising offices, 353 Fourth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Subscriptions may be forwarded to either of the above offices. Pacific Coast office, 327 Van Nuys Building, Los Angeles, California. W. Morgan Shuster, President;

Don M. Parker, Secretary; George L. Wheelock, Treasurer; James Abbott, Assistant Treasurer. Board of Trustees: George H. Hasen, Chairman; George Inness, Jr.; W. Morgan Shuster. The Century Co. and its editors receive manuscripts and art material, submitted for publication, only on the understanding that they shall not be responsible for los of injury thereto while in their possession or in transit. All material herein published under copyright, 1922, by The Century Co. Title registered in the U.S. Patent Office. Entered as second-class matter August 18, 1920, at the U. S. post-office, Concord, N. A., under the act of March 3, 1879; entered also at the Post Office Department, Ottawa, Canada. Printed in U.S.A.

In the




by Thomas Hardy A notable new poem, significantly decorated by Rockwell Kent.

WHAT MAKES A Social System Good Or Bad?

by Bertrand Russell A paper that will provoke antagonism as well as assent.


by James Branch Cabell A fascinating story told with Mr. Cabell's verbal witchery and ironic humor.

IMPRESSIONS OF BOLSHEVIK Russia by James H. Goodrich

A paper of first-hand impression by the former Governor of Indiana.


by Fitzhugh Green A series of vigorous and realistic interpretations of Eskimo life. Decorations by John J. A. Murphy.


by Sheldon Cheney Is this queer adventure in the arts legitimate insurgency or laughable insanity? Illustrated by many amusing examples of dadaistic art.

And other important features

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as a writer of short stories. His first published volहजार

ume was called “Stories without Women.” This was followed by two novels, “The Stranger's Ban

quet” and “The Foolish Matrons," and last fall by The

"Messer Marco Polo.” Since completing “MesCENTURY MAGAZINE ser Marco Polo," more than a year ago, Mr. Byrne Founded 1870 by

has been engaged upon this new novel, “The

Wind Bloweth.” Into it has gone much from RoswELL SMITH and J. G. HOLLAND

his own rich storehouse of Irish folk-lore and the warmth and beauty of imagination which is his

Irish heritage. His own dedication of the book is GLENN FRANK

found in the "Informal Talks” section of The Editor

Associate Editor

George Bellows, whose drawings illustrate

“The Wind Bloweth,” is one of America's most Helen V. TOOKER

notable artists. He has entered with extraordiAssistant Editor

nary sympathy and understanding into the spirit MAXWELL ALEY

of Mr. Byrne's novel, and the result, we believe, Managing Editor

is one of those happy combinations of writer and

artist which magazines strive to attain and seldom George Sill LEONARD

achieve. Art Editor

Ernest H. Gruening (“Haiti under Amer

ican Occupation”) is managing editor of "The at

Nation.” He went to Haiti for “The Nation," and a representative of the Haiti Santo

Domingo Independence Society. He was presAmong Our Contributors ent at the hearings held by the senatorial

investigation commission. He also made firsthand investigations for himself. He writes,

“I have been intensely interested in the HaiThrough the publication of “Messer Marco tian-Dominican problem because I considered Polo” and “Wisdom Buildeth Her House,” Donn that our action down there contravened our most Byrne (“The Wind Bloweth”) is already well fundamental American ideals and principles, and known to readers of The CENTURY MAGAZINE. I want to do all in my power to rectify the situa“Messer Marco Polo" is one of the most successful tion.” He adds, as corrections to his article, that serials the magazine has recently published, and George Sylvain, the Haitian poet, was honored in book form it has had a notable success, having by the French Government, not by the French gone into its fourth printing, and with the pros- Academy, and that the national dance is the pect of many additional printings ahead. Mr. méringue, not the mareingue. Byrne's full name is Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne, but he prefers the use of Donn Byrne without the Alma and Paul Ellerbe (“Some People Say hyphen, and signs all of his writings in that way. They are Married") first appeared in The Mr. Byrne was born in New York of a North- CENTURY MAGAZINE in 1917 with a short story of Ireland family. His father, a well known Irish called “The Citizen Paper.” Alma Martin architect, had come to this country for a brief Estabrook had published a novel, "The Rule of stay to superintend a building of which he was Three,” and short stories and novelettes in most the designer. So it happened that at the age of of the American magazines before she married three Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne was taken back the chief examiner of the Denver Naturalization to Ireland to grow up on the family estate, where District and became the first half of the firm of Gaelic was more spoken than English, and where Alma and Paul Ellerbe. The story in The he might absorb all the fanciful romantic lore of Century MAGAZINE was “the firm's articles of Ireland. He received his degree from University incorporation, as it were,” writes Mr. Ellerbe, College, Dublin (where he was a college boxing “for it was the first result of the partnership." champion, by the way), and later studied at the In 1918 Mr. and Mrs. Ellerbe spent the summer Sorbonne in Paris and at Leipsic University. in a Ford car going from one Chautauqua tent to In 1911 he came to America, and after an appren- another, covering a total of ninety-one Middle ticeship at editorial work, made a notable success Western towns in ninety-one consecutive days, at


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Imagine a bird's-eye view of the In every center of population is
United States. Imagine it criss- a telephone exchange and an organi-
crossed with telephone wires orzation of skilled workers to give life
underground cables connecting to the nation-wide facilities of com-
every city, town and hamlet. munication. Every circuit must be
Imagine these wires reaching nearly tested; every inch of wire watched
14,000,000 destinations—in city and kept in repair; every switchboard
homes and offices and in 2,500,000 operated day and night.

But that is not all. There is the
Imagine all this and your vision new construction to meet the increas-
is still short of the truth regarding ing needs of the telephone-using
the Bell System. A telephone at public. Every day, from one end of
your elbow, a wire circuit to your the country to the other, thousands of
farthest neighbor. Apparatus which crews of linemen and cablemen, and
embodies the latest developments of installers of every kind of telephone
an army of trained scientists. The equipment, carry on this work with the
picture is still incomplete.

continued growth of the nation.


One Policy, One System, Universal Service, and all directed toward Better Service


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