Books: Do You LIke Sea? And Character?

Joseph C. Lincoln's latest book* is a character study of the old coast guards —life-savers who seldom if ever mind a call. I have written of Mr. Lincoln before in these columns; but whenever I have a chance to talk with him, I am reminded again of a character so filled with humorful wisdom and real charity, that I have a wish to impart something of it to others. The other day I discovered two things about this exceedingly popular novelist that I had not realized before: first, that like Robert W. Chambers,...

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