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“The King's message," by the author of “ Our family ways," in collabora
tion with Grace H. Pierce, is by Sister Katherine Edith, and
GRACE H. Pierce. “The making of a millionaire" (anon.], is by A. B. MONTGOMERY. "Miss Toosey's Mission " and its successors which Allibone in his Supple
ment attributes to Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas Meade Smith, are, upon the authority of the publishers, Little Brown & Co., erroneously attributed to that lady. It is the author's express wish that the name be
withheld from publication. “Music and poetry of Norfolk (Conn.)" (anon.), is by Carl STOECKEL. “A patriotic primer for the little citizen” [anon.]
, is by G. T. Balch.
“A. E.," author of “The earth breath,” is the pseud. of George W.
Russell “ ARCHIBALD (Mrs. George),” author of "A dozen good things that
Georgiana and Dolly had," is the pseud. of ANNIE C. PALMER. “C. 3. 3," author of “The ballad of Reading Gaol," is the pseud, of
OSCAR Wilde. “CARTER (Nicholas),"author of “ Among the Nihilists, or a plot against
the Czar," and "The man from India,” is the pseud. of John RUSSELL
Coryell. “Chester (Norley)," author of “ Stories from Dante," London, 1898,
and “Dante Vignettes," London, 1895, is the pseud. of Miss EMILY
UNDERDOWN. "Davis (Capt. Musgrove),” author of “In a Bowery regiment," etc., is
the pseud. of C. O. SHEPARD. “GRAY (Maxwell),” is the pseud. of M. G. Tuttiert, author of " The
house of hidden treasure". “HAMONG (Comte de),” author of “The hand of fate, or a study of
destiny,” is the pseud. of Leigh Warner. "Hoyle," author of “The game in Wall Street, and how to play it
successfully," is the pseud. of W. E. Forrest. “ HURD (Nicholas),” author of “ Kaeso: a tragedy of the first century,"
is the pseud. of the Rev. BLOMFIELD JACKSON. “An Idler,” is the pseud. of Eliot Gregory, author of "Worldly ways
and by-ways": “ Iota," author of “Poor Max,” is the pseud. of Mrs. Kathleen MANNING
TON CAFFYN. “KERR (Joe),” author of “The cheery book,” is the pseud. of W. Mel
Ville Kerr. "Lewis (S. A.),” author of "My heart is thine,” is the pseud. of Lewis
AUSTIN STORRS. “LIN (Frank),” is the pseud. of Mrs. GERTRUDE FRANKLIN ATHERTON,
author of “The Californians". “Madge,” author of “A word to women," is the pseud. of Mrs. C. e.
HUMPHRY. “MERRIMAN (Henry Seton),” author of “ Roden's Corner," is the pseud.
of HUGH S. Scott. “Olmis (Elizabeth),” author of “Theodora and other stories," is the
pseud. of Annie ELIZABETH LOOMIS. "Otis (James),” is the pseud. of James Otis Kaler, author of "An
amateur fireman". “ReDWING (Morris),” author of "On the anxious seat," is the pseud. of
J. A. MERRILL.
UESTIONS on the subjects included in the syllabus
of the Library Association's examinations, and on matters affecting library work generally are invited from assistants engaged in the larger, and librarians of the smaller libraries. All signed communications addressed to Mr. J. J. Ogle, Free Public Library, Bootle, will, as far as possible, be replied to in the pages of The Library Association Record. A pen name should be given for use in the “Corner". [Librarians will greatly oblige
greatly oblige by bringing the “Corner" under the notice of their Junior Colleagues.)
Introductory. It is clear that if our professional organ is to really serve our interests well, many must make large sacrifices of time and effort to make it what it ought to be. The writer has therefore consented to conduct this Corner notwithstanding the increasing pressure of his other duties. It is hoped our junior colleagues will take an interest in it on its own account, and that they will in large numbers submit their answers to questions for criticism here, although it is not intended to offer prizes. The suggestion of useful topics for general treatment is also invited.
Librarians and Teachers.
The long delayed publication of the Education Department on the subject of the relationship between elementary schools and public libraries will probably have been received by all English librarians before this issue of The Record. May I hope that all senior assistants in libraries will endeavour to read it, if only for the purpose of seeing how different are the ideals of our professional cousins of America from our own.
Librarians and teachers are beginning to see that they are true yoke-fellows in tilling the field of popular ignorance. Woe to the future of librarian or teacher who fails to see the signs of the times! The librarian's attention to serious and to recreative reading must be in inverse proportion to their present popularity. One scholar is better