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(COPYRIGHT, 1895, BY William H. Hills. All Rights Reserved.]

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(r), 139

Adams, Oscar Fay, on Holmes, 162
Advertise, Shall Writers, Wady, 106
Affectation in Literature, Chisholm,
Aggregations of Units, Day, 52
Alden, R M., Rights of Authors, 19.
Amateur Press Association, National, Johnson, 185
Appleton E. T., Rejected MSS., 12
Ardis Claverden, Stockton (s), 109
Asiatic Breezes, Optic (r), 172,
At Both Ends of the Line, Halifax, 117
Author, Unknown, Cowing, 81
Author's Confession, Darrow, 10, 44
Authors in Ancient Times, Putnam (r), 74; Breakfast, 95 ;

Credit to, 54; Methods, 12, 187 (r); Pay, 79, 127; Rights,

Alden, 19
Authorship, First Qualification, White, 25
Baby's Kingdom, Cox (r), 30
Bacon's Cipher Story, Owen (r), 29, 92, 139
Ballads, Old English, Gummere (r), 139
Bartol, C. A., on Holmes, 162
Bates, Arlo, on Holmes, 166
Beautiful Joe, Saunders (r), 59
Because I Love You, Mack (r), 171.
Bell, M. B., Correctness, Snap, and Success, 69
Benton, Joel, on Holmes, 165
Berkshire, Picturesque (r), 121
Birthday, 44
Book-covers as Note-books, West, 140
Book-publishing, Business Side of, 104
Books for Writers, 89
Boyesen, H. H., on Holmes, 161
Brooks, Elbridge S., on Holmes, 164
Brooks, Noah, on Holmes, 163
Brother Against Brother, Optic (r), 157
Brotherton, Alice Williams, Cardwill, 84
Bryant's Word-list, 154
Burke, M. S., Home of M. A. Denison, 3
Burton, Richard, on Holmes, 166
Cable, G. W., on Holmes, 162
Caffyn, M , 80
Calif. or Cal., 43
Camp-fire Musings, Gray (r), 59
Cardwill, M. E., on A. W. Brotherton, 84
Catalogue, A. L. A (r), 58
Catharine Furze, Rutherford (r), 14
Characters in novels, 106; Names of, Hoke, 177
Chase of St. Castin, Catherwood (r), 171
Child, M. E., Short Story, 129
Childhood, First Three Years of, Perez (r), 75
Childocracy in Literature, Cole, 39.
Chisholm, W. B., Affectation in Literature, 4; The Dialect

Nuisance, 49
Chopin, Kate Schuyler, 115
Christ, Unknown Life of (r), 109
Clipping with a pin, 189
Clippings, Filing, Western, 145
Closson, O. T., contribution, 186
Cole, Pamela M., Childocracy in Literature, 39
Coles, Stephen L.. on R. Ottolengui, 97
Color-printer, Earhart (r), 56
Comma, Use of, Kellogg, 103, 135
Conversation in Novels, Vansant, 9
Correctness, Snap, and Success, Bell, 69
Cowing, E. K., Playwriting, 113; Unknown Author, 81
Cox, H. C., Illustration, 98, 119; Rejection Slips, 71
Critic, Steinle, 148
Cuts, Filing, 60
Dall Caroline H., on Holmes, 165
Darrow, Persis E., Author's Confession, 10
Day, Beth, Aggregations of Units, 52; Manuscript Market, 132
Delectable Duchy (r), 58
Denison. Mary A., Dialect, 2, 55; Editors and Publishers, 55;

Home of, Burke, 3
Dennis, A. W., Editorial I, 88
Dennison, W. G., Illustrator, Defence of, 119
Dialect, Chisholm, 49; Denison, 2, 55; Jackson, 27
Dictators, School for, Rhys, I
Dorr, Julia C. R., on Holmes, 163
Drama, Early, Palmer, si
Dramatic Composition, Helps to, 28
Dyspepsia, Mental, Herrick, 114
Editors, Are They to Blame? White, 41; Irritated, Kearney,

and Publishers, Denison, 55

Eggleston, Edward, on Holmes, 161
English Literature, Oliphant (r), 107
Etching, Birth of the, Vincent, 53
Evangeline's Country, Grant (r), 13
Experimental Novel, Zola (r), 73
Fable for Critics, Lowell (r), 13
Fair, Book of, Bancroft (r), 45, 75, 122, 156, 189; Humors of

Hawthorne (r), 12
Fawcett, Edgar, on Holmes, 166
Feel Bad, 106
Fiction, Heredity af, Sheffey-Peters, 147; Introduction to,

Simonds (r), 187
Fisher, Sidney G., on Owen Wister, 130
Florida Sketch Book, Torrey (r), 171
Flower of Forgiveness, Steel (r), 158
Flower of France, Ryan (r), 110
Flowers, Wild, Hardinge (r), 122
Foote and Hook, Bon-Mots of, Jerrold (r), 121
Foreign Phrases, 168, 169
Foss, Sam Walter, Poems (r), 170
Francis, M. E., 160
French Grammar, Grandgent (r), 58
Friendship of Nature. Wright (r), 109
Furness, W. H., on Holmes, 162
Garland, Hamlin, on Holmes, 167.
German for Americans, Mayer (r), 74; First Course, Heller
Ghosts, Literary, Morley, 71
Gibson, A. H., Known to Unknown, 102
Gilman, N. P., on Holmes, 164
Good Style, Holt (r), 109
Graham, A. R., on Holmes, 187
Grant, A. Y., Stories, Why End Happily, 6
Groups, Names for. 52
Haire, E. C., Living by the Pen, 182
Hale, Edward Everett, on Holmes, 169.
Hale, A. M., on M. L. Pool, 180
Halifax, Jean, At Both Ends of the Line, 17
Harraden, Beatrice, 78; Books (r), 58, 92
Hawkins, A. H., 128
Hawthorne, Julian, Humors of the Fair (r), 12
Hayne, William H., on Holmes, 164
Herrick, Bertha F., Mental Dyspepsia, 114
Hills, William H., Typewriting MSS., 82
Hilltop Summer, Keith (r), 172
His Vanished Star, Craddock (r),157
Hobbes, J. O., 78
Hoke, H. M., Character Names in Fiction, 177 ; Literature for

Art's Sake, 23
Holmes, O. W., Death, 78; Jerrold (r), 57 ; Tribute to, 161–

168, 183, 187
Howard, F.M., Keeping Track of MSS., 178
Hygiene, Currier (r ), 170
I Am Well. Post (r), 172
I, Editorial, Dennis, 88
Ice Water, Ice Cream, ir
Ideas, Huddle Your, Scarboro, 9
Illustrate, Learning to, 14
Illustration, Inconsistencies of, 118, 170; Cox, 98, 119; War-

man, 146
Illustrator, In Defence of, Dennison, 119
In Exile, Foote (r), 53
In the Valley, Frederic, 44
In Varying Moods, Harraden (r), 92
Incubator, Literary, 14
Ink for Writing on Glass, 60
Iota, 80
Jackson, A. M., Dialect, 27
Japanese Interior, Bacon (r), 45
Jenwyl, L., You-Uns, 27
Jerome Banners (r), 171
Johnson, F. C., Amateur Press Association, 185
Journalism, Steps into, Shuman (r), 120
Katherine Lauderdale, Crawford (r), 108
Kearney, K., Irritated Editors, 12
Kellogg, E. L., Use of Comma, 103
King, Charles, on Holmes, 163
King, Grace, on Holmes, 165
Known to Unknown, Gibson, 102
Lamb and Jerrold, Bon-Mots (r), 57
Letters, Pay for, 169; in a Story, 153
Letters of Travel, Brooks (r), 30
Libraries, Private, 48; Public, Fletcher (r), 156




Literary Beginner's Experience, Loes, 24
Literary Swindler's Confession, 152, 153
Literature for Art's Sake, Hoke, 23
Little Miss Faith, Le Baron (r), 157
Living by the Pen, Haire, 182
Loes, J. M., Literary Beginner's Experience, 24
Lourdes, Zola (r), 171
Love in Idleness, Crawford (r), 170
Lover's Lexicon, Greenwood, (r), 45
Lyon-Irons, A. L., contributions, 59, 60
Mabie, Hamilton W., on Holmes, 167
Magazine Articles, Preserving, 123
Magazine File, Wady, 140
Magdalena, 72, 120
Manning, J. W., Why Stories End Happily, 7
Manuscripts, Five Hundred Places to Sell, Reeve (r), 121;

Keeping Track of, Howard, 178; Market for, Day, 132;
Paper, Saving, 31; Placing, Shore, 150; Rejected, 12, 17,
10, 29; Returning, 169; Rolled, 92 ; Sending to several

points, 11
Marcella, Ward (r), 137
Meaningless, Cult of the, Morgan, 99
Merriman, Henry Seton, 80
Miller, Joaquin, on Holmes, 183
Mitchell, Donald G., on Holmes, 164
Mollie Miller, Merriman (r), 172
Morgan, Forrest, Cult of the Meaningless, 99
Morley, M. M., Literary Ghosts, 71
Mother, Will, and I, Coit (r), 139
Moulton, Louise Chandler, on Holmes, 183
Mucilage, Isham, 158
My Summer in a Mormon Village, Merriman (r), 157
Námes in Fiction, Hoke, 177
Necrology, 80, 96, 112, 128, 144, 160, 176, 192
Nervous Exhaustion, Beard (r), 171
New York, King's Handbook (r), 29
Newspaper Annual (r), 156; Directory (r), 107
Newspaper English, Scott, 18; Edited, 107, 120, 135, 154, 156,
Nom de Plume, 90
None, with plural verb, 135; for no other, 187
Note book, Chatelaine, 48
Note-heads for Authors, 46
Novel, Crawford (r), 136; Zola (r), 73
Obliged to have asked, 90
Ottolengui, Rodrigues, Coles, 97
Our Village, Mitford (r), 59
Page, Thomas Nelson, on Holmes, 183
Palmer, C. S., Early Drama, 51
Paper, Big Sheet of, 42 ; for MSS., Saving, 60, 73
Parables, Three Literary, Wilkie, 50
Paragraphs in MS., 43.
Paris Note-book, Vandam (r), 109
Paste, 122
Pearl of India, Ballou (r), 171
Peck, Samuel Minturn, on Holmes, 163
Pencils, Sharpening, 60
Periodicals, Directory of (r), 12; Literary Articles in, 15, 31,
Phonograph, 104
Photographic Mosaics, Wilson (r), 92
Photography, Amateur, Adams (r), 45; Annual of (r), 44,

189; in copying, 189; Cyclopædic, Wilson (r), 139; In.

doors and out, Black (r), 44; At Night, Duchochois (r), 45
Pigeon-hole Extension, 75
Playwriting, Cowing, 113. See also Drama.
Pool, Maria Louise, Hale, 180
Presswork, Kelley (r), 188
Princess of Thule, Black (r), 13
Printing, Vest-pocket Manual (r), 188
Prizes, 54, 62, 95, 112, 126, 144, 160, 175, 176, 192
Proctor, Edna Dean, on Holmes, 183
Pseudonym, 43
Quotations, Dictionary, Wood (r), 90; Familiar, Bartlett (r), 90
Rachel Stanwood, Morse (r), 13
Reader, MS., Essentials, Webb, 20
Reading, Hint on, no
Rejection Slips, Cox, 71
Reporting, Court, Thorne (r), 138
Rhetoric, Foundations of, Hill (), 56
Rhetorical Poor, Plea for, Alden, 38
Rhys, Meredith, School for Dictators, I
Richard Escott, Cooper (r), 13
Riley, James Whitcomb, Armazindy (r), 170
Roche, James Jeffrey, on Holmes, 164
Rolls, To remove enclosures from, 30

Romance of a Schoolboy, Denison (r), 13
Romantic Professions, James (r), 108
Round the Red Lamp, Doyle (r), 188
Rouse, A., Literary Scrap-book, 5
Sabbath Homes, Adler (r), 30
Sanborn, Frank B., on Holmes, 161
Sarpi, Fra Paoli, Robertson (r), 137
Scarboro, Jed, Huddle Your Ideas, 9
Schuler, H. A , Recent Words, 21
Schuyler, W., Chopin, 115
Scott, W., Newspaper English, 18
Scrap-book, Literary, Rouse, 5..
Search for Andrew Field, Tomlinson (r), 138
Sheffey-Peters, M., Heredity of Fiction, 147
Shelley and Vegetarianism, West, 35
Sherlock Holmes, Doyle (r), 108
Ships That Pass in the Night, Harraden (r), 58
Shore, Robert, Placing MSS., 150
Siberian Exiles, Nieritz (r), 75
Sidney, Margaret, on Holmes, 163
Sirs, Only Seventeen, Townsend (r), 172
Slav and Moslem, Brodhead (r), 156
Smith, S. F., on Holmes, 163
Soul from Pudge's Corner, O'Donnell (r), 13
Stage, Studies. Matthews (r), 57
Stanton, Frank L., on Holmes, 163
Steinle, M. A., Critic, 148
Stories, Other, Johnston, 33 ; Why End Happily, 6
Story of a Bad Boy, Aldrich (r), 188
Story of Margrédel, Meldrum (r), 158
Story, Short, Child, 129
Switzerland, McCracken (r), 139
Synonyms, Bechtel (r), 75; Crabb (r), 57
Tablet Covers for MSS., 14, 59
Telegraph Tolls, Saving, 14
Tell Me, Ye Winged Winds, 155
Tennyson, Brooke (r), 138
Thompson, Francis, 79
Three Boys on Electrical Boat, Trowbridge (r), 188
Timely articles, 185
Title. changing, 185.
To-morrow is, or will be, 72
Torn pages mended, 76
Translations, 55, 169
Trilby, DuMaurier (r), 149, 171
Trowbridge, J. T., on Holmes, 167
True, E. C., on Trilby, 149
Two Bites at a Cherry, Aldrich (r), 14
Two-Legged Wolf, Karazin (r), 157
Typewriter Backing Sheet, 93
Typewriter Letters and Signatures, 70
Typewriting MSS., Rules for, Hills, 82
Umbrella Mender, Harraden (r), 109
U. S. History, Thomas (r), 170
Vansant, W. M., Conversation in Novels, 9
Vincent, W. D., Birth of the Etching, 53
Vocabulary, Enlarging, 15.
Wady, C. S., Magazine File, 140; Shall Writers Advertise, 106
War of Independence, Fiske (r), 109,
Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, on Holmes, 183
Warman, E. D., Illustration, 146
Warner, Charles Dudley, on Holmes, 161
We, editorial, 186
Webb, E. S., MS. Reader, 20
Wee Lucy-May (r), 172
West, Kenyon, 32; Book-covers as note-books, 140 ; Shelley

and Vegetarianism, 35.
Western, W. H., Filing Clippings, 145
White, E. L., Authorship, 25; Are Editors to Blame, 41
White Crown, Ward (r), 157
Widow, Leaves a, 134
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, on Holmes, 167
Wilkie, H. C., Three Literary Parables, 50
Winter, William, Shakespeare's England, etc. (r), 12
Wister, Owen, Fisher on, 130
Wolff, J., Writer's Cramp, 65, 71
Woman Suffrage. Jacobi (r), 122
Woodward, B. W., contribution, 28
Words, Bryant List, 154; Recent, Schuler, 21; Wellesley
Writer, New, Chance for, 132
Writer's Correspondence, Isham, 151
Writer's Cramp, Wolf, 65, 71
Writer's Handbook (r), 107
Writer's Signature, 155
Yuu-Uns, Jenwyl, 27


List, 119


No. 1.


stenographers are given a thorough training in

commercial dictation. All the instructors are


expert amanuenses, and will rigidly correct the


errors of students.

THE HOME OF MRS. MARY A. DENISON. Margaret “In practising dictation no pupil will be
Sullivan Burke.

allowed to speak in a whisper. All words must

be spoken loud enough to be heard three feet

away, since few stenographers are smart enough
1. — They Do. Alice Yates Grant.

to take down what they do not hear. On the
II. — They Don't. Jessie Wilson Manning.

other hand, the habit of bawling is discouraged.


To dictate in a loud, didactic style may impress

Introducing Conversation, 8- Complete Sets of The

WRITER, 8 - Order in the Sanctum, 9- The Thirteen a casual visitor with your importance, but, as a

Superstition in Literature.

rule, dictating to the gallery is held to be bad

HUDDLB Your IDRAS. Jed Scarboro.



“Smoking is allowed while dictating, but the


cigar must be removed from the lips when the


dictator is actually speaking.



“Special attention is given to correcting the


er-er habit in dictators. No dictator will be

Tablet Covers for Manuscripts, 14-A Literary Incubator,

graduated from this school who uses er more

14 – Learning to Illustrate, 14 – Saving Telegraph

Tolls, 14- – Enlarging One's Vocabulary. .

than once in every five words. It is expected


that some will do better than this.


"Speed in dictation is carefully cultivated,


and no person dictating less than twenty-five

words a minute will receive the certificate of
Why won't some one start a school for dic- the school. The more speed, the less haste is

tators — not political dictators, of course, but necessary to get through with a large mail ; and

the commercial article; the men who employ the danger of putting the stenographer to sleep

stenographers ?

by too-slow dictation is a point that should not

Such a school would fill a real, long-felt want, be overlooked.
and there might then be less contrast between “ For practice, actual business letters are
the confused, disjointed production that many a given to pupils to answer. It is expected that
capable stenographer “ takes down” and the these letters shall be read before answers to
smooth, correct business document that he “tran- them are dictated. The habit of dictating a
scribes” from his notes. The idea is hereby reply to a letter while reading it is discouraged,
presented to any business college in the country as not being conducive to a polished style and
that will adopt it, and a few hints for the pro- a methodical arrangement of the matter.
spectus are thrown in, as follows:

“ Courses in elementary grammar and the

“At this school persons intending to employ rudiments of the English language are given,

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