A Start

U.S. parents who keep a vigilant eye upon the reading matter set before their offspring had a start last week as they scrutinized the table of contents of that whole some publication for boys and girls, the Youth's Companion.* What was this? A story by d to subject themselves to a shocking experience in defense of their children's innocence.

The title of the story was dreadful in its simplicity: "The Defeat of Alfonso." What iniquities might not that conceal! There was a drawing...

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