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The CENTURY MAGAZINE
GLENN FRANK, Editor
Contents for APRIL, 1922
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 Drawings by George Bellows An Unpublished Concord Journal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
LOTHROP STODDARD 950 Atlas. Verse
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
JOHN K. BARNES.
Front advertising pages
ERNEST D. ROTH
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.
AN ANCIENT TO ANCIENTS
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.
THE CANDID FOOTPRINT
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.
PEOPLE OF THE ELDER ICE
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
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
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
Imagine a bird's-eye view of the In every center of population is
But that is not all. There is the
continued growth of the nation.
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