398 Church Review
Magazines and Reviews.
The first emancipator of the slaves, John C. Fremont, never received
any honor or gratitude from the negro race; a daring soldier and a
Major-General, he lived in poverty for twenty-five years without a pen-
sion; the man who had given a vast realm richer than Golconda to his
country, he died, not owning a single foot of ground to leave to his
children.-February Ladies' Home Journal.
The charming "Cranford" folks have been written into a play, and
make their appearance in the February Ladies' Home Journal. Even
more dramatic is "The Beautiful Daughter of Aaron Burr," with her
romance. her supreme happiness and crushing sorrows all crowded into
a few years. "The Clock By Which We Set All Our Watches," "The
Buffaloes of Goodnight Ranch," "A Woman to Whom Fame Came After
Death," "The Life of the English Girl," are features of interest The
last of "The Blue River Stories" is published in the February Journal,
and "The Story of a Young Man" is nearing its conclusion, while "The
Successors of Mary the First" increases in humorous interest. "Is the
Newspaper Office the Place for a Girl?" is the theme of Edward Bok's
editorial symposium, which is made peculiarly convincing by the opin-
ions of editors and newspaper women. Caroline Leslie Field writes of
"The Problem of the Boy;" Helen Watterson Moody, "The Trying Time
Between Mother and Daughter," and "An American Mother," "Why One
Man Succeeds and His Brother Fails." "A Home in a Prairie Town"
and a "Brick and Shingle Farmhouse" give architectural plans and
detail. The usual attention is devoted to fashions, the household arts,
and economies and home making. By The Curtis Publishing Company,
Philadelphia. One dollar a year; ten cents a copy.
ACIDS THAT ARE DEATH TO CHOLERA.
The acid of lemons and oranges is fatal to the cholera bacillus. Even
if placed upon the rinds of the fruit, the germs will not survive longer
than a day.-February Ladies' Home Journal.
MASTERS OF MEN.
The Saturday Evening Post announces for early publication a twelve-
part serial story of love and adventure by Morgan Robertson. Masters
of Men is a powerful tale of the new Navy.