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-The fiction (August) number of Scribner's Magazine has had a wonderful record for a decade This issue contains six complete short stories by Rudyard Kipling, Kenpeth Grahame, Frank R. Stockton, Blanche Willis Howard, Molly Elliot Seawell, and Jesse Lynch Williams, and it appeals to many kinds of taste, for they are, respectively, a railroad story, a story of childhood, a farcical tale, a pathetic story, a fighting story, and a new-journalism story.
- The June number of the School Review is noteworthy as a National Association number. The report of the committee on College Entrance requirements, with which it opens contains seven papers, but is not especially inspiring or practical. The training of Teachers for Secondary Schools, and what should the Modern Secondary School Aim to Accomplish, are both excellent papers.
---John Muir, the author of "Mountains of California," and our greatest authority upon American forestry, contributes to the August Atlantic a paper on The American Forests. It is an appreciative description of the beauty and wealth of our great forests, and a plea for their preserva. tion by the national government.
– Progress for July, the organ of the University Association, is devoted chiefly to a sketch of American Literature from its beginning to 1840 by Prof. Freeman, of the University of Wisconsin.
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