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ARTHUR W. PAGE, Editor
CONTENTS FOR JUNE, 1913
Mr. Walter H. Page - - - - - - - - - - - - - Frontispiece THE MARCH OF EVENTS — AN EDITORIAL INTERPRETATION - - - 123
Viscount Sutemi Chinda
Mr. Wilbur J. Carr
Gen. Mario Menocal
A New National Mood
A Strike of Farmers' Wives
INVESTMENT “CATS AND DOGS” . - - - - - - - - - - - 152 MR. BRYAN (Illustrated) - - - - - William BAYARD Hale 154 WHAT I AM TRYING TO DO (Illustrated) - - George McANENY 172 THE NEW FREEDOM VI - - - - - - - - Woodrow Wilson 182 WHAT TO DO WITH A BOY ----- Lyman Beecher STOWE 190 THE JAPANESE IN CALIFORNIA - - - - Chester H. Rowell 195 TRADE SCOUTS WHO CAPTURE MILLIONS - Lewis R. FREEMAN 201 THE Y. M. C. A. — MAKER OF MEN (Illus.) - Lewis E. Theiss 206 THE NOVELS THAT SELL 100,000 (Illustrated) - ARTHUR W. Page 220 THE TRUTH ABOUT “THE LITTLE RED SCHOOL" - - - - - 228 A YEAR IN A COUNTRY SCHOOL - - - - William H. HAMBY 229 THE MARCH OF THE CITIES - - - - - - - - - - - - - 236 FORWARD TO THE LAND - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 238
OREGON ORGANIZING COUNTRY CHILDREN - - - - - - Musa Geer 239
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Copyright by Harris & Ewing MR. WALTER H. PAGE FOU'NDER AND FOR TWELVE YEARS EDITOR OF THE “WORLD'S WORK," WHO HAS RETIRED FROM THE MANAGEMENT OF THIS MAGAZINE TO BECOME THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO GREAT BRITAIN
See "The March of Events
in this prope
WINTER of wars abroad and quiet courage. It is our good fortune political upheaval at home, that President Wilson is such a man. followed by more wars abroad Enlightened self-interest has brought and floods and tariff revision a large proportion of business to believe
at home, contrary to pre- in this new standard; for, after all, becedent brings a busy summer. •In spite hind every business is a man, a part of the of the many disturbing occurrences and the great mass upon whose real prosperity all more numerous threatened disturbances, firm business prosperity rests. the United States is enjoying a more than But, however beneficial and necessary average prosperity. It is exhibiting anew the change itself, the process is disturbing. its fundamental strength.
New tariffs and new laws for business Yet there is not a buoyant mood among interrupt the even flow of daily transthose who direct the great enterprises of actions. The business world as a whole the country. The incoming of the Wilson feels that it would be false to the past Administration is the first step in a far if it were not a little apprehensive of more fundamental change than merely the future, and our corporate affairs will the changing of the governmental ma- therefore be managed conservatively. chinery from one group of men to another. And this conservatism among business For fifty years the criterion by which men and a sober, almost solemn, feeling of the United States judged itself was busi- responsibility that pervades the Adminisness. If a measure were good for business, tration at Washington augur well for a it was good for the country; if it were careful and considerate carrying out of the bad for business, it was bad for the country. changes which the public has demanded.
To change the standard by which the In the meanwhile, the railroads, the country judges itself from the narrower factories, and the farms are busy, especlassification of the special welfare of cially the farms. The unprecedented business to the broad foundation of the fruitfulness of the land forced a good year welfare of the consuming man — to do upon a doubting public and it now seems this without destruction and without as if nature this year again is plentifully animosity requires a man of patience and coming to our aid.
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Copyright by Harris & Ewing VISCOUNT SUTEMI CHINDA THE JAPANESE AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, WHOSE PROTEST AGAINST ENACTMENT OF A STATE LAW TO PREVENT JAPANESE IN CALIFORNIA FROM OWNING OR LEAS ING AGRICULTURAL LANDS, BROUGHT THAT RECURRENT SITUATION AGAIN INTO FIRST PROM. INENCE AS A NATIONAL PROBLEM
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