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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 236 pages of information about The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6.

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The Century Co. are among the benefactors of the human race.  It is not too much to say that while “The Century” stands at the head of current magazine literature, in “St. Nicholas” we have the best serial publication for boys and girls the present generation has seen.—­THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, ENGLAND.

“Driven Back to Eden,”

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THE NEW SERIAL STORY

BY E.P.  ROE

Author of “Barriers Burned Away,” “Without a Home,” Etc., Etc.

PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED

NOW APPEARING IN ST. NICHOLAS.

Showing how a city family, inhabitants of a “flat,” were led to move into the freedom of a country home, and how the girls and boys all became farmers on a small scale.  This promises to be one of Mr. Roe’s best stories.  It is only one of the many interesting current features of ST. NICHOLAS, which include: 

  “Recollections of a Boy-Page in the U.S.  Senate,”
    “Historic Girls,” serial papers by E.S.  Brooks,
      “Children of the Cold,” a series by Lieut.  Fred’k Schwatka,
  “Ready for Business; Suggestions to Boys about to Choose an Occupation,”
    “Personally Conducted,” by Frank R. Stockton,
      Short Stories by Louisa M. Alcott and others.  Etc., Etc.

Numbers issued on the 25th; for sale by all dealers; price 25 cents.  Subscription price, $3.00 a year.  Subscriptions are taken by dealers and postmasters, or remittance may be made direct to the publishers, THE CENTURY CO. 33 East 17th Street, New-York.

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A Michigan mother (and competent critic) writes to the Editor of “St. Nicholas”:  “I am convinced that no child who is without ’St. Nicholas’ can successfully compete in the race of life with those who have had the benefit of its wonderful pages.”  And a prominent clergyman of Chicago informs us that one of his parishioners recently said to him:  “‘St. Nicholas’ has saved my boy from ruin."

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