Buffalo Courier from Buffalo, New York on December 3, 1916 · 47
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Buffalo Courier from Buffalo, New York · 47

Buffalo, New York
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Sunday, December 3, 1916
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i ;:4 C Ml 7 -T 1 ! BUFFALO ooumErK; SUNDAY.1 DECEMBEB 3,1 1916; i! It ii 1 n Jti (01 YOUR BOY What 'What will his future be ? How are you helping to mould it? is the most important influence Jin his life, right now? Do you remember vour boyhood days? What do you recall ? A few games, but rather hazily. Your school work, more hazily. Possibly a few of your boyhood; these, though, are hazy recollections, i, I ; But, strong and vivid, you recall many of the ibooks you read, many of the characters in those books! . , j I' i ii; . i i 1 T : ; I You can name a dozen of the books right thisi minute! You even; remember the names of the authors. The mention of Huckleberry Fim still gives you the samq thrills of admiration, pleasure and amusement that you! first felt oi making his acquaintance in Mark Twain's sparkling pages. That old book hero was mighty ireal to you years ago, arid others are just as real to your boy today! ! M ; I I I The mind of youth is quick to grasp impressions ; imagination is i strong I in the boy. He must have an ideal a hero some goal to which (he aspires. What lie rads during these years is helping to mould his character; helping to! decide what sort of jmari he will be in the years to come. Do you realize that your boy's future is in the hollow of your handP You can guide him right, help him to choose the right sort of reading reading that will give him high ideals and real inspiration. L j "; j' "T,,i ; And nothing you can do for your bby will be of so tnuen benefit to him in after years as inspiring in him a love of good literature. Boy or man, whoever loves; to read, is never lonely. Every book shelf offers companionship; time never hangs heavy. ; . jj ; 1 j ii ii ! You may not have much time to devote to selecting the right literature for your boy to read ; you may not even know just what will interest him. But there are those who do know. 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