Title: St. Nicholas [serial]
Year: 1873 (1870s)
Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Subjects: Children’s literature
Publisher: [New York : Scribner & Co.]
Contributing Library: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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instead of a gun. For the best photo-graph of a wild animal or bird, taken in its 7iatural home: FirstPrize, five dollars and League gold badge Second Prize, threedollars and League gold badge. Third Prize, League gold badge. RULES FOR REGULAR COMPETITIONS. Every contribution of whatever kind must bear the name, age, andaddress of the sender, and be indorsed as original by parent,teacher, or guardian, who must be convinced beyond doubt that thecontribution is not copied, but the work of the sender. If prose, thenumber of wordsshouldalsobe added.These things must not be on a sepa-rate sheet, but on the contributionitself—if a manuscript, on the uppermargin ; if a picture, on the mar-gin or back. Write or draw on oneside of the paper only. A contribu-tor may send but one contributiona month — not one of each kind,but one only. Members are notobliged to contribute every month.Address all communications: TAILPIECE. BY HORACE GRAF, AGE 7. The St. Nicholas League,Union Square, New York.
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the birthday Though all the answersdinner. have been received, the re-sult of the contest in choosing guests for abirthday dinner to characters from fictioncannot be announced until the June number.A few of our young readers must have read theconditions of the contest carelessly, for theyhave named as guests both authors and realpeople, instead of characters from their favoritebooks. Others misspell names of the gueststhey choose. Jo March from LittleWomen was a favorite, but several spelled hername Joe, and her eldest sisters marriedname was Brooke, not Brook. Of coursethese will not be considered serious errors,but they show lack of care. readers of Did you ever think that things. the Word reading means many other actions than merely readingwords? We read faces, we read things. Thehunter reads animal-tracks, the business manreads figures, the musician reads notes, the dogreads his masters eyes and gestures. In thesesorts of reading savage or barbarous races areoften very skilful—m
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