National Affairs: A NEW BOOK

THE BOY'S OWN BOOK OF POLITICS—Wm. G. Shepherd— Macmillan ($2.00).

Has any old fellow got mixed with the boys (ages 12-15)? If so, it may be worth his while to stay. He may find the proceedings a bit naive and the vocabulary limited but he may pick up some information— information of the rudimentary kind. He can find out, if he needs to, Why Are Political Parties?, How Men Get into Politics, Who Picks Your Candidate?, What Is a Political Boss? (Chapter headings.) Much sound primary knowledge is included, combined with exhortation to good citizenship. Probably the easiest way to get the...

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