Religion: Children's Prayers

A useful person to shrewd publishers is a book-censor. Sure as death & taxes, a guilty volume will be publicized, will sell widely thereafter, openly or 'legged. Such success would be repugnant to Publishers Farrar & Rinehart, who by purchasing Cosmopolitan Book Corp. last month jumped into the first rank of their trade (TIME, Oct. 5). Under their imprint appears little bawdry. Nevertheless, upon one of their books last fortnight was visited censorship. Last week the book began to sell rapidly. Entitled Peggy and Peter: What They Did Today ($2.50), it is a...

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