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The a'tn .of the n odern ia to specialise, not to scatter. He does not, if he is wise, try to cover all earth and sea and sky with his contents bill, or to appeal to every olass and age. Two magazines that illustrate thi- point have just arrived. They are "Life" and "Everylady's Journil" for December, The former appeals speoiaily to busy men, and the latter to busy housewives; and together they provide a perfect complemint for any home, however large or small. This particular issue of "Life," happens, to bj specially wide in its appeal, for every member of the household, from the father to the somll boy, will be profoundly interested in the moving story of Captain Bcott's last, grea est and, alas! fruitier struggle to reach his base of supplies. The story of the dea parate battle, the pictures of the doomed 1 arty, taken at the South Pole, and the photos of the grim relics of the lost fight, are things to be engraven on the memory, This is but the keystone of a magnificent arch of reading provided by the editor in the December jbsuq of "Life." "Everylady's Journal is, as usual, replete with good things Notable, this month are tbe pßges devoted to fashion review and forecast, the admirable Australian stories and articles, the moneymaking and labour saving devices set forth, and the third of the adventure stories in that world famous Eeries. ';What Happened lo Mary ?" stories, and we shall look with interest far the continuance of the series. In "Ev-iyliidy's Journal" for December apptars a striking sympotium by Australians op "What Our Boys and Girls Should be Taught," that'we commend to thoughtful parents. A shilling spent in buying both "Life" and "Everylady's Journal" will provide tLe whole family with much good reading.

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WHAT OUR BOYS AND GIRLS SHOULD KNOW., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4357, 16 December 1913

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WHAT OUR BOYS AND GIRLS SHOULD KNOW. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4357, 16 December 1913

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