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in ml- r t h e r c r b arms org troops that fomhoug-ht the army and the great majority of the people. The Waelder Local remarks: In looking over the catalogues of publishing houses, one is surprised to note uiimlK-r iif books pulillshed'txcjuslve-ly for 'hoys, and the number of Juvenile, or s-o- e.ilIeJ. "boys' " periodicals, that one sees on the now.? stands 'is surprising. In look- In;; over these vnst numbers vf books and periodicals- the thoughtful observer must ask himself how young people can find time to read even a part of these Innumerable publications and at the same time do justice to their studios. It Is a lamentable fact i-hit a great majority of these books and particularly of the periodicals are pernicious In the extreme. While pretending to give stories of travel and adventure, they are written as a rule by unscrupulous "authors," who have never visited the countries they attempt to describe, or the stories of so-called fiction are so forced and u n n a t u r a l as faiae and dangerous ideas of life to the youns reader. There are a few baoks, like "Robinson Crusoe," "Captain Cook's Voyages," "The Arabian Nights," and works of such character, as have become classics In our language, are incorporated In our everyday speech and mus't be regarded as a part of every liberal education. But outside of these the parent should exercise ns much care in selecting w h a t children read as in what they wear hnd eat, more indeed. The Austin Evening News puts It in a

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 16 Jul 1894, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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