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For me, I have learned a new thing in
the theater.. Tomorrow, quick, I will
spend one rouble. It will buy a book.
Our children must learn to read."
Behind the scenes some one was
drumming a marching air. To the
staccato rhythm brigades of horse,
foot and artillery passed to a battle
line. The children watched in puz
"Too bad, too bad," whispered
Pekka's grave little mother. "But
perhaps the children will not un
derstand. We want our little ones ta
learn only the good things of this
That was the end.
The smiling mother spread her
arms in a gesture that embraced the
"Never, n,ever did any child in
Karnngi have such a name-day party.
Pekka and the other children never
will forget It is so ordained."
It was children like those shown in the photograph above that The
Day Book correspondent took to a moving picture theater in Karnngi,
Sweden, a tiny town almost in the Arctic Circle.