The Dial/Volume 15/Number 175


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No. 175.
Vol. XV.
OCTOBER 1, 1893.

Contents.

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THE LITERARY WEST PAGE , 173 ECONOMIC AND STATISTICAL STUDIES AT CHICAGO. J. J. Halsey 174 LITERARY TRIBUTES TO THE WORLD'S FAIR 175 By Mary Hartwell Catherwood, Charles Dudley Warner, George W. Cable, Henry B. Fuller, Hjal- mar H. Boyesen, Harriet Monroe (Sonnet), William P. Trent (Sonnet), Paul Bourget, Walter Besant, Richard Watson Gilder (Poem). COMMUNICATIONS 179 Daily Papers and their Readers : A Suggestion. J. H. Crooker. " None but They," etc. F. H. AMERICAN HISTORY FROM AN ENGLISH STANDPOINT. E. G. J 181 PROBLEMS OF RAILWAY FINANCE. A. C. Miller 185 A LIFE WORTH LIVING. William Morton Payne . 189 BRIEFS ON NEW BOOKS . . 193 Edmund Gosse's new volume of critical essays. The art of landscape gardening. Classic myths in English literature. A Technological Spanish-English Dic- tionary. An excellent book on the Formation of the Union. An account of Froebel's life and work. Essays and papers of interest to teachers. Narrative of a North American naturalist. An American house-hunter in Europe. BRIEFER MENTION 195 NEW YORK TOPICS. Arthur Stedman 196 LITERARY NOTES AND MISCELLANY .... 197 Whittier's Love of Home. Organization among Lit- erary Workers. According to Standpoint. The Gospel according to St. Peter. Hymn of the Harvest. TOPICS IN LEADING PERIODICALS 199 LIST OF NEW BOOKS . 199