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announced for January, but delayed through the immense care spent in preparation. We regard the publication of these papers as a matter of national importance.
ADVENTURES IN INDIGENCY, I.
By Laura Spencer Portor
A paper, humorous, just, delightful, and wise, in appreciation of the haughty poor, who, in Mrs. Portor's experience, not seldom conduct themselves like Bourbons.
By William Townsend Porter
Dr. Porter's search for the cause and cure of "Shock at the Front" is described in a paper fuli of most interesting glimpses of the war, of the changes which war has brought, and of human nature generally.
By Wilfred A. Joubert
The experiences of an American planter with his university and armybred German neighbors, which, in the light of present-day events, read like an amusing parable.
FROM SEA TO MOUNTAIN TOP IN MALAYSIA
By William Beebe A paper full of the enthusiasm of the naturalist, and charming as a picture of exotic life.
A MAYOR OF ALSACE.
By Daniel Blumenthal This paper, written by the former Mayor of Colmar, a true Frenchman at heart, describes the extraordinary adventures which befell him when war was declared.
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PAN-GERMANY: THE DISEASE AND CURE
By ANDRÉ CHÉRADAME
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