Books: Buzz-Saw

LUMBER—Louis Colman—Little, Brown ($2).*

Jimmie's father was a Northwest lumberman, his mother a slut. When his father was killed Jimmie did not stay home long. He bummed around the lumber country, became a millman, had a good time, made good wages. When he met Pearl he meant to seduce her; instead he proposed. They were settled in their own house and had two children when the trouble began.

Because he once saw a bum beaten up by a cop Jimmie had joined the I. W. W.; but his enthusiasm waned, he had never been active....

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