THE LACQUER LADYF. Tennyson JesseMacmillan ($2.50).
'Er petticoat was yaller an' 'er little cap
was green, . .
'An 'er name was Supi-yaw-latjes' the
same as Theebaw's Queen. . . .
Here is the true story of Supaya-lat (as Author Jesse spells her) and how she came to be Thibaw's queen; how the riotous, sometimes murderous goings-on in the Golden Palace of Mandalay finally brought the British to Upper Burma, to extinguish in one night the picture-book existence of the Lord of All Power and Glory, the Centre of the Universe.
Fanny, the pretty little...