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THE MERRYVALE GIRLS
By Alice Hale Burnett
Four delightful books for the smaller girls, each a complete story in itself, describing in simple language the interesting experiences of Beth, Mary and Jerry, three little maids of Merryvale.
The three girls take part in a very formal little affair on the lawn of Beth’s home. Each of the guests receives a present in the shape of a downy white kitten. The drive home in Beth’s pony cart furnishes a few exciting moments, but Patsy bravely comes to the rescue.
The girls are taken to the fair in a motor, but a slight delay occurs on the way. How they finally arrived at the fair ground and their amusing experiences are most entertainingly told.
Geraldine, whom of course we know better as Jerry, plays the part of hostess to her many friends, although it must be admitted that her guests knew of the affair before she did. A jolly evening is spent by the girls which is shared in by some of our young Merryvale boy friends.
Mary entertains the club at her home, and the efforts of some of the members cause many outbursts of merriment. The girls decide to hold a “fair of all nations” for the benefit of the Merryvale Day Nursery. Their many friends aid them and their plans succeed beyond their expectations.
12mo. Cloth. Illustrations in Color. 40c per vol., postpaid
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THE HICKORY RIDGE BOY SCOUTS
By Capt. Alan Douglas, Scout-master
Their first camping experience affords the scouts splendid opportunities to use their recently acquired knowledge in a practical way. Elmer Chenoweth, a lad from the northwest woods, astonishes everyone by his familiarity with camp life. A clean, wholesome story every boy should read.
This tale presents many stirring situations in which the boys are called upon to exercise ingenuity and unselfishness. A story filled with healthful excitement.
Some mysteries are cleared up in a most unexpected way, greatly to the credit of our young friends. A variety of incidents follow fast, one after the other.