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    The Scrap Book [v10 #1, July 1910] (Frank A. Munsey Co.; NY and London, 10¢, 192pp, pulp)
    The artwork (cartoons and otherwise) which had been prominent in SB for many issues suddenly vanish with this issue (along with the “Actor Chat” column which had made heavy use of illustrations). No explanation seen. Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 1 · The Wild Career of the Mad Mullah · E. L. Bacon · ar
    • 13 · Pluck Wins · Anon. · pm (r)
    • 14 · A New “My Maryland” · James R. Randall & John T. White · sg; revised lyrics for school use.
    • 15 · Tom King—Outlaw · Vingie E. Roe · ss
    • 18 · First Things in New York · Everett McNeil · ar
    • 21 · The Sacredness of Seven · John D. Champlin · ar; on numerology.
    • 24 · A City of High Rents · Anon. · ar; on Rio de Janeiro.
    • 25 · The Man Who Found the Bluebell · Frank Condon · ss
    • 29 · “John Carter’s” Prose Writings · John Carter · ms (r); on MN prisoner-author.; from Prison Mirror.
    • 30 · Up Hill · Christina Georgina Rossetti · pm (r)
    • 31 · How Wild Animals Reason · J. Earl Clauson · ar
    • 35 · President Taft as a Newspaper Reader · Anon. · ar
    • 36 · The Best Seller · Sophy Florence Desinger · ss
    • 38 · “The Whisperer’s Secret Lost” · Anon. · ms; on horse whisperer Con Sullivan.
    • 39 · A Bundle of Old Charms · Leonard Wilson · ar
    • 41 · An Easily Remembered “Alphabet of Health” · Anon. · ms (r); from Atchison Globe.
    • 42 · The Desert Shall Blossom · Jennie Harris Oliver · ss
    • 46 · First Complete World Map · Rollin Frost · ar
    • 48 · The Ladder of Literary Fame · Anon. · ms The Westminster Gazette
    • 49 · Man’s Truest Friend · Anon. · ar; on famous dogs.
    • 51 · Darius Green, Aviator · J. T. Trowbridge · pm (r)
    • 54 · The Prince of Pretense [Part 4 of 6] · Stephen Chalmers · sl
    • 66 · Good and Bad Misers · Godwin Huystedt · ar
    • 69 · Lures to Vacant Pews · Percy T. Edrop & Cromwell Childe · ar
    • 75 · Flowers Serve as Weather Prophets · Anon. · ar
    • 76 · The Vanishing Diamonds · E. L. Bacon · ss
    • 80 · Unprincipled Murderers of Books · Anon. · ar; who cut out plates etc..
    • 81 · Famous Fields of Battle · Anon. · ar
    • 84 · My Client’s Sister · John M. Hoffman · ss
    • 88 · Spawn of a Viking · Richard Barry · ss
    • 97 · Sand Will Do It · Anon. · pm (r)
    • 98 · The Black Stone of Nigrodha [Part 3 of 3] · James Francis Dwyer · sl
    • 112 · Scythe Song · Andrew Lang · pm Grass of Parnassus, Longmans 1888
    • 113 · The Dinner Hour—from “Lucile” · Earl of Lytton Robert · pm (r)
    • 114 · Riddles Left by the Dead · Anon. · ar; on tombstone epitaphs.
    • 115 · Court Oaths in Many Lands · Anon. · ar
    • 116 · “300 Mulberry Street” · Frank Marshall White · ar; famous NYC address.
    • 121 · Blessed Are the Pace-Makers · John Barton Oxford · ss
    • 125 · The World Is Too Much with Us · William Wordsworth · pm Poems, In Two Volumes 1807
    • 126 · July, the Torrid · George J. Hagar · ar
    • 128 · The Subjection of Women · Anon. · ms; on texts from Sanskrit etc..
    • 129 · Exit the Dalai-Lama · M. G. Seckendorff · ar
    • 134 · In the Darkness · Perley Poore Sheehan · ss; a fantasy of the “didn’t realize he was dead” type.
    • 137 · Passing Sentence on Jose · Judge Benedict · ar; on sentencing New Mexico murderer.
    • 138 · Sacrifices for Cupid · Rose C. Tillotson · ar
    • 141 · Monarchs with Many Titles · Anon. · ar
    • 142 · The Wisdom of the Simple · Albert Emerson Benson · ss
    • 148 · Odd Happenings Afloat · George Jean Nathan · ar; on sculling.
    • 152 · Black Art in Flowers · Arno Dosch · ar; on new hybrids.
    • 155 · The Cold Summer of 1816 · Anon. · ar
    • 157 · An Ishmael of Grand Lac · George Van Schaick · na
    • 192 · Mortuary Verse of Unusual Beauty · Anon. · pm; on tomb of Mark Twain’s daughter Susy.


    The Scrap Book [v10 #2, August 1910] (Frank A. Munsey Co.; NY and London, 10¢, 192pp, pulp)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 193 · Death the Fate of the Bubble-Riders · John Elfreth Watkins · ar; on unsuccessful aeronauts.
    • 213 · Brief Tales of Success · Frank MacDonald · cl
    • 217 · In Search of Death · Frank Condon · ss
    • 222 · The Evolution of the Dahlia · Anon. · ar
    • 223 · Who Stole My Time? · Cromwell Childe · ar; on the work habits of big businessmen.
    • 227 · Captain Silence [Part 1 of 4] · Robert Shirley · sl
    • 248 · The Infancy of the Postage-Stamp · Anon. · ar
    • 249 · In Sing Sing’s “Trap” · Izola Forrester · ar; on death row.
    • 254 · The Emerald Locket · Margaret Belle Houston · ss
    • 268 · The Happy Wife · William Wordsworth · pm (r)
    • 269 · Some Odd Reputations · Arthur B. Reeve · ar; on scientific experts in odd subjects.
    • 273 · Some Famous Massacres · Anon. · ms
    • 274 · The Prince of Pretense [Part 5 of 6] · Stephen Chalmers · sl
    • 283 · Historic Droughts in America · Anon. · ms
    • 284 · Resignation · Henry Wadsworth Longfellow · pm The Seaside and the Fireside, John Walker 1849
    • 285 · Marriage Laws of Europe · Anon. · ar
    • 286 · Superstitions About the Moon · Anon. · ar
    • 287 · Disfranchised Heroism · Rose C. Tillotson · ar; on heroic females.
    • 290 · Belgian and Louisiana Farming · Anon. · ar
    • 291 · For Men Must Work · Mortimer Carleton · ss
    • 296 · The Process by Which Tapioca Is Made · Anon. · ar
    • 297 · Ostrich Facts and Figures · Anon. · ar
    • 298 · Hotels to Suit Peculiar Tastes · Anon. · ar
    • 299 · The Match-Making of Dora · Forrest Halsey · ss
    • 306 · The Elephant-Stone · Alfred Jordan · te; on jewel hunting in Africa.
    • 312 · Bigger River Than the Mississippi · Anon. · ar; on the prehistoric.
    • 313 · An Enemy of the Lobster · Anon. · ar; on the skate.
    • 314 · The Last Arrival · Vingie E. Roe · ss
    • 317 · Indians in the United States · Anon. · ms
    • 318 · This World of Error · Hrolf Wisby · ar; on common misconceptions etc.
    • 321 · Patricia’s Stratagem · Helena Merlin · ss
    • 326 · The Beards of Our Ancestors · Anon. · ar
    • 327 · Boy’s Song · James Hogg · pm Ladies Miscellany Mar 30 1831, as by The Ettrick Shepherd
    • 328 · Record Whaling Voyages · John R. Spears · ar
    • 330 · Woman · Oliver Goldsmith · pm (r)
    • 331 · Odd Facts in Capsules · Anon. · ms
    • 332 · The Lace Handkerchief · William Holloway · ss
    • 340 · Clothes in Politics · E. L. Bacon · ar
    • 343 · Ode to Tobacco · Charles Stuart Calverley · pm (r)
    • 344 · “Old Masters” Cured · Maude H. Neal · ar; on repairing artworks.
    • 347 · Remarkable Natural Barometers · Anon. · ar
    • 348 · Brazil’s Black Diamonds · Anon. · ar
    • 349 · Crumbs from Dives’ Table · Olin Crawford · ar; on gaining wealth by relationship with the wealthy.
    • 352 · Joe Bowers of Pike, Mo. · Anon. · ar; on possibly-mythical subject of poem.
    • 353 · Ten Don’ts for Investors in Mining Stock · John Hays Hammond · ar (r)
    • 354 · A Jar of Beans · John Barton Oxford · ss
    • 357 · How Chinese Kill Themselves with Gold · Anon. · ar The Westminster Gazette
    • 358 · The Story of August · George J. Hagar · ar
    • 360 · Ozymandias · Percy Bysshe Shelley · pm The Examiner Jan 11 1818
    • 361 · A Pillar of Fire · Jennie Harris Oliver · ss
    • 364 · Omens of the Sailorman · Anon. · ar
    • 365 · Opening Fairs with a Glove · Anon. · ar
    • 366 · Four British Georges · William Makepeace Thackeray · pm (r)
    • 367 · The Flight of the Diamond Swallows · Hughes Cornell · na
    • 384 · Crossing the Bar · Alfred Tennyson · pm Demeter and Other Poems, Macmillan 1889


    The Scrap Book [v10 #3, September 1910] (Frank A. Munsey Co.; NY and London, 10¢, 192pp, pulp)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.


    The Scrap Book [v10 #4, October 1910] (Frank A. Munsey Co.; NY and London, 10¢, 192pp, pulp)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 578 · Where Is John Orth, Royalty’s Vagabond? · E. L. Bacon · ar
    • 595 · The Altruist · Emmet F. Harte · ss
    • 598 · The Animals as Prophets of Weather · Anon. · ar
    • 599 · Fruition · Martha McCulloch-Williams · pm
    • 600 · How Paper Money Is Made · Anon. · ar
    • 601 · “My Country, ’tis of Thee” in Esperanto · Anon. · sg
    • 602 · Great Horses of History · Harrison Derwent · ar
    • 605 · Extermination of Europe’s Bison · Anon. · ar
    • 606 · Living’s Cost in Europe · Anon. · ar
    • 607 · Where Tortoiseshell Comes From · Anon. · ar
    • 608 · The Old Familiar Faces · Charles Lamb · pm Blank Verse 1798
    • 609 · The Vintage [Part 1 of 6] · Joseph Sharts · sl
    • 623 · Life Looks Brighter on Lonely St. Helena · Anon. · ar
    • 624 · Irresistible Homely Men · Anon. · ar
    • 625 · No Nightingales, Please · Herman Scheffauer · ar
    • 627 · France Considering a Postal Check System · Anon. · ar
    • 628 · October, the Martian · George J. Hagar · ar
    • 630 · The Ten Rarest Autographs · Robert F. Roden · ar
    • 633 · Hints About Tub Bathing · Dr. Alexander Alworth · ar
    • 637 · The Governor’s Fee · Henry Christopher Christie · ss
    • 645 · Well-Watered Spots in Teeming India · Anon. · ar
    • 646 · Freed from the Petticoat · Anon. · ar; on trousers and women.
    • 647 · Brief Tales of Success · Frank MacDonald · cl
    • 651 · Incorporeal Hereditaments · Richard J. Beamish · ss
    • 655 · How to Order a Dinner · Brander de Rennes · ar
    • 659 · History Embodied in Place Names · Anon. · ar
    • 660 · The Maids of Lee · F. E. Weatherly · pm
    • 661 · Oddities from Everywhere · Anon. · ms
    • 662 · The Collision · William Patterson White · ss
    • 666 · How to Treat a Snake-Bite · Anon. · ar
    • 667 · Nursery Rimes Are of Ancient Origin · Anon. · ar
    • 668 · Professional Bridegrooms · Arno Dosch · ar; on bigamists.
    • 673 · The Parts of Speech · Anon. · pm
    • 674 · Odd Facts About Spiders · L. W. Brownell · ar
    • 676 · The Old Homestead [Pod Slattery; Pittsburg Bender] · George Allan England · ss
    • 685 · Sonnet 60: (“Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore...”) · William Shakespeare · pm Shake-speares Sonnets, Thomas Thorpe 1609
    • 686 · The World’s Superlatives · Francis Smith · ar
    • 692 · Adventures of the Famous Blue Diamond · Anon. · ar
    • 693 · Afterward · Muriel Rice · pm
    • 694 · Captain Silence [Part 3 of 4] · Robert Shirley · sl
    • 708 · A Hive of Bees (“B hopeful, b cheerful...”) · Anon. · pm (r)
    • 709 · The Lost and the Found · W. Bert Foster · ar; on mislaid and restored property.
    • 712 · The West Wind Blows · Lida Evandell · pm
    • 713 · The Flying Shuttle · Katharine Eggleston · ss
    • 719 · First Meanings of Common Phrases · Anon. · ar
    • 720 · Fishing for Pearl-Shell · Anon. · ar
    • 721 · Conceit · Ethellyn Brewer DeFoe · pm
    • 722 · The Pawn and the Game · John Barton Oxford · ss
    • 726 · Doctors Who Have Become Criminals · Anon. · ar
    • 727 · Prayer Through the Ages · A. C. Chase · ar
    • 732 · The Blindness of Big John · William Holloway · ss
    • 737 · Were the Chinese Ancestors of the Indians? · Anon. · ar
    • 738 · Own Your Own Apartment · Arthur B. Reeve · ar
    • 743 · The Henpecked Club a Peculiar Institution · Anon. · ar
    • 744 · Great-Grandfather’s Paper · Henry Waldorf Francis · ar
    • 748 · Twenty Generations, a Million Ancestors · Anon. · ar
    • 749 · Freak Farm’s Two Bad Days · Johnston McCulley · na; sf. Kansas weirdness happens because of lost invention of “air shaft,” a sort of portable vaccuum, which causes things to levitate.


    The Scrap Book [v10 #5, November 1910] (Frank A. Munsey Co.; NY and London, 10¢, 192pp, pulp)
    Details supplied by Denny Lien.
    • 769 · What Is the Fate of “The Great Assassin”? · Haddad El Baku · ar; on Sultan Abdul-Hamid.
    • 788 · Safe Ways to Brace Up Nerves · Anon. · ar
    • 789 · Codes for Daily Life · Anon. · ms
    • 792 · “Oh, You Moonlight” · Frank Condon · ss
    • 796 · Scraps from All Sources · Anon. · ms
    • 797 · The Prayer of the Horse · [Western Professional Humane Society] · ms (r)
    • 798 · October · William Morris · pm (r)
    • 799 · Where Is Podmore’s Spirit? · Olin Crawford · ar; on a test of spiritualism.
    • 802 · The Vintage [Part 2 of 6] · Joseph Sharts · sl
    • 818 · Song of Myself · Walt Whitman · pm (r)
    • 819 · Our Most Dignified Office · Arthur B. Reeve · ar; on the Chief Justice of Supreme Court.
    • 826 · “Go Find Magoon” · Warner H. Bell · ss
    • 832 · Color as a Test of Food Quality · Anon. · ar
    • 833 · Land of the Morning Calm · M. G. Seckendorff · ar; on Korea.
    • 840 · His Books · Robert Southey · pm (r)
    • 841 · The Element of Mischance · Emmet F. Harte · ss
    • 845 · Daily Life of the Wasp · L. W. Brownell · ar
    • 847 · Dumas the Most Rapid of Story Writers · Anon. · ar
    • 848 · Girls That Are in Demand (“The girls that are wanted are good girls...”) · Anon. · pm (r)
    • 849 · Captain Silence [Part 4 of 4] · Robert Shirley · sl
    • 852 · An Inventory of a Healthy Man · Anon. · ar
    • 853 · London Bridge · Frederic Edward Weatherly · pm (r); A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895, ed. Edmund Clarence Stedman, Riverside Press 1895
    • 854 · The Story of November · George J. Hagar · ar
    • 856 · Diplomacy and a Hold-Up · Frank X. Finnegan · ss
    • 868 · Build a Little Fence · Anon. · pm (r)
    • 869 · Brief Tales of Success · Frank MacDonald · cl
    • 874 · Financial Wisdom Found in Proverbs · Anon. · ar
    • 875 · Sidelights on Whaling · Edward Marshall · ar
    • 880 · Data of Thirty-Two Years of Marriage · Anon. · ar Tit-Bits
    • 881 · The Spending of Mr. Piper · Gordon H. Cilley · ss
    • 888 · Reconstructing Bad Boys · Frank Marshall White · ar; on Randall’s Island.
    • 893 · Palaces That Fall Below Expectations · Anon. · ar
    • 894 · Psychology for Daily Use · Arno Dosch · ar
    • 899 · Cost of Different Methods of Illumination · Anon. · ms
    • 900 · Putting Crimps in English · Anon. · hu; on syntax errors and spoonerisms.
    • 901 · Odd Betrothal Customs in Sweden · Anon. · ar
    • 902 · The Road’s Last Turn · H. F. Huntington · ss
    • 910 · Lines on Advancing Years · William Wordsworth · pm (r)
    • 911 · Penniless in a Big City · Himself · te
    • 915 · Tears, Idle Tears · Lord Tennyson · pm (r); A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895, ed. Edmund Clarence Stedman, Riverside Press 1895
    • 916 · The Switchboard Empress · Nalbro Bartley · ss
    • 921 · To a Skeleton · Robert Philip · pm (r)
    • 922 · Cupid and the Monoplane · Charles B. Stilson · ss
    • 929 · The Romance of Rings · Margaret Connolly · ar
    • 934 · Suffragists Know What They Want · Anon. · ms (r)
    • 935 · The Long White Seam · Jean Ingelow · pm Wide Awake Jul 1883
    • 936 · The Butler’s Secret · Gilbert Riddell · na


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