200 BOARD OF LIBRARY COMMISSIONERS.
Ostrander, D. Social growth and stability.
Chic, Grig-g-s & Co., 1895 $1 The object of this book is to promote a better understanding in regard to men's relations to one another.
Owen, C. Ten dollars enoug-h.
Bost, Houghton, Mifflin, 18% $1 Palm, A. J. Death penalty.
N. Y., Putnam's Sons, 1891 $1.25 Those who are opposed to the penalty of a life for a life may find something- in these pages to confirm their views, while for others are statements worthy of their careful consideration.
Parkhurst, Rev. C. H. Our fig-ht with Tammany.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1895 $1.25 This extraordinary volume is the historj' of a great period in the life of a great city. It is also a practical guide to the problem of municipal reform.
Patten, S. N. Economic basis of protection.
Phil., Lippincott, 1895 $1 Author presents an ideal of a society in a dynamic condition as coun- terpart to the ideal of a static state.
Patterson, J. S. Class interests, their relations to each other
and to the government. N. Y., Appleton, 1886 $1
The problems under discussion in this volume are the gravest and most
urgent of any that now demand attention, and bear traces of patient
study and deep thought.
Patton, J. H. Political parties in the United States.
N. Y., New Amsterdam Bk. Co., 1896 $1.25 This monograph is not written in the interest or spirit of partisanship — Truth is not partisan; its nature forbids.
Peffer, W. A. The farmer's side. N. Y., Appleton, 1891 *1
Author is United States senator from Kansas. His book is an author- itative presentation of the aims and views of the farmers' alliance.
Perry, A. L. Principles of political economy.
N. Y., Scribner's Sons, 1891 $2 Strong and clear, and on doubtful points commanding respect if not carrying conviction.