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The Committee of Examiners, Rev. Drs. HEMAN LINCOLN, J.E. RANKIN, and G.T. DAY, commend the
New $500 Prize Series,
Now complete in 13 volumes, as more valuable and attractive than any books of their class heretofore examined.
Short-Comings and Long-Goings. Price, $1.25
Full of sparkle and glow, and throbbing in every paragraph with intense life. It teaches the highest lessons of duty and religion with equal quietude and effect.—Rev. Dr. Day.
Lute Falconer. Price, $1.50.
A story of rare interest, touching deeper chords of life. It will be read with enthusiasm, and laid down with an appreciation of its high office.
Hester’s Happy Summer. Price, $1.25.
It is rare to find a story of such sweetness and beauty. The pathos Is tender and all pervading, and steals into the heart with a refining power.—Heman Lincoln, D.D.
One Year of My Life. Price, $1.25.
The author is a finished writer, with a large knowledge of books and of life, a keen insight into character, and a style of rare purity and grace.
Building-Stones. Price, $1.25.
A successful attempt to teach Bible truths in a manner both interesting and instructive.
Susy’s Spectacles. Price, $1.25.
It was a friend that taught this wayward little girl to use these spectacles, and they proved a perfect blessing to her, and, step by step, led her up to a Christian life.—The Advance.
The Flower by the Prison. Price, $1.25.
The style is cultivated and rich, well adapted to bring out the deeper life of the soul.
Trifles. Price, $1.25.
“Trifles” may strike the key-note in some young life, and save the reader from a ruinous failure.—Examiner and Chronicle.
The Judge’s Sons. Price, $1.50.
An admirable book to put into the hands of boys exposed to temptations and in danger of going astray.—Rev. Dr. Lincoln.
Daisy Seymour. Price, $1.25.
“Daisy Seymour” shows, interestingly and impressively, the value of religion in the development and elevation of youthful character.
Olive Loring’s Mission. Price, $1.25.
The rest gained faith, and the beauty and power of true piety, beautifully and impressively set forth.
The Torch-Bearers. Price, $1.25.
Full of examples of love and self-denial, it teaches not only what one Christian woman may do, but how powerful is the influence of children for good if they are rightly taught.
The Trapper’s Niece. Price, $1.25.
A story of Western life, illustrating the gradual separation of the good and bad elements as civilization advances, and the power of religion to unite and improve a community.—Rev. Dr. Rankin.