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The Prison Mirror,, published at
Stillwater, Minn., comes to our tab le this creek in holiday attire. The occasion being its eighth birth day. The Mirror is an enterpris ing sheet and in spite of the fact that it is slightly handicapped, k-eps right up with the procession. —Buffalo Co., (Wis..) Journal. The Prison Mirror celebrated the eighth anniversary or its birth last i hursday. It was twice its usual size, dressed in pink, as neat ly printed as ever and full to the bim with good things. It is a credit to Minnesota that such a bright light is allowed to shine from its penitentiary. West Du luth Sun. The Prison Mirror celebrated its eighth birthday last week by get ting out a very fine sheet. Kditor Seiioonmaker is an able editor, an l Tie Mirror, launched as an experiment, is now a great educa tional factor in lifting up the in mates of the penitentiary, and has thousands of readers.— Sauk Cen ter A valanche. The Prison Mirror, published by the inmates of the Minnesota States Prison, with Lew. P. Seiioonmaker as chief editor, celebrated its eighth birthday last week by getting out an enlarged edition with covers, The Mirror is one of the best edited papers in the State and is always a welcome visitor at this office. Delevan Herald. The Prison Mirror comes out this week with two extra pages ami an artistic, colored cover, in honor of its eighth birthday. As usual it contains a number of highly ed ifying articles written bv the in mates of the Minnesota State Prison. The Mirror is at the top rung of the ladder of pure literature and we wish t here were more papers of its tone, deny on Leader. The Prison Mirror, published at the Stillwater. Minn., state prison, lias entered upon its eighth volume and celebrated the event by issu ing a tine edition with colored cover. The Mirror contains many good tilings and is always a wel come visitor to our table, besides it is one of the neatest printed pa pers coming to our office. Long may it live. Gregor Scout. Union Or. The Prison Mirror, published at Stillwater prison by the inmates, made an excellent showing last week, when it came out with an extra page enclosed in a tinted cover with an attractive title page. The Mirror was eight years old last week and celebrate i the event. It is published at SI.OO per year, and its readers are getting a big bar gain for the money. Long Prairie Leader. The Prison Mirror printed and published by the inmates of the state penitentiary at Stillwater, came to our desk this week donned in a beautiful new dress in honor of its eighth birthday. The Mir ror is one of the most neatly print ed papers in the state and contains only articles that are beneficial reading matter, and fit to be brought into any home. —Wilmar Argus. The Prison Mirror, published in the state prison at Stillwater, one of the best edited and printed exchanges that comes to this office, came out with a pretty pink cover last week in honor of its eighth birthday. Lew P. Seiioonmaker,a convict, is the editor, and is an able writer. The Mirror is always a welcome weekly visitor at the Yidette office, and we wish it pros perity.- Spring Valley Yidette. The last issue of The Prison Mir ror was a souvenir number, and it was a beauty. The Mirror is al ways good, but it was especially so last week. It has entered a new volume, and is now eight years old. The paper has had a prosperous run of it. and it may now be said to be a prominent factor in the moral and intellectual improvement of the prisoners at the Stillwater pen itentiary where it is publisned— by and for the inmates. Its influ ence for good among these unfort unates is boundless, and the prison management have acted wisely, we think, in aiding and encouraging the enterprise. The Mirror grows brighter with age, and The Mail wishes it the success that it de serves, which is much. South Da kota Mail. Upwards of a year ago we placed upon our exchange list The Prison Mirror published at Stillwater, Minn., and many pleasant moments we have spent in perusing its var ied columns, noting its elegant dic tion. pure sentiment and earnest ness. This week it comes to the table heralding its eighth birthday, with enlarged form and illuminated cover. The editorial comment up on this accession shows that its editor is a man of keen perception and must have had theeirly train ing of more than ordinary parent age, because the sentiments ex pressed are so far above the aver age. one finds in the general pa pers of the day. There is fool in every number of The Mirror, and as it costs only SI per year, no wonder that its circulation is large. —Mancos, (Col.) Times. Among The Nation’s many ex changes there are none we value more highly than The Prison Mir ror, an excellent weekly published in the State prison at Stillwater. Minnesota. The entire work and all the writings on tin 3 pnpzg a? 3 done by the prison inmates, and though confined behind prison bars and looked upon as wicked men, many of them have certainly re pented and will hereafter lead hon orable lives and hold their heads erect, if their writings go for aught, and we believe they do. The paper was founded by the prisoners in 1887 and its object is to encourage moral and intellectual improvement among the prisoners, aquaint the public with his true status, dissem inate penological information and to aid in dispelling that prejudice which has ever been the bar sinister to a fallen man’s self-redemption. The Prison Mirror is surely suc cessful in its mission and is doing a vast amount of good, most of its writings being in the proper strain and very forcible. Success to The Prison Mirror. May it continue to grow and increase in the good work it is performing.—Logan, (Utah,) Nation. The Prison Mirror comes to our table this week in the form of a souvenir edition on account of its eighth birthday. It is a most cred itable piece of work throughout, the letter press and mechanical work being very fine and reflects great credit upon those connected with the paper. The contributions in The Mirror’s columns should be read by every man, woman and child, because it reminds us of so much which we never stop to think of. Like the bird in the cage, the inmates of the prison are heard through the land, though they are deprived of their liberty. Listen to what one of them says: "We know it is for we have trod the same path, and now, as we look out of our grated windows at the smil ing landscape, as we breathe the pure air of heaven laden with the perfume of summer flowers, and see the glorious sun in all its splendor smiling upon the fair world from which we are debarred, we realize —ah, how bitterly, that it was in deed a very unfortunate day for ns when we allowed ourselves to en tertain the i lea of obtaining a live lihood without rendering an equiv alent. The dream has vanished, and we wake from our delusion to find ourselves the inmates of a pris on, paying the penalty of violated law, disgraced in the eyes of the community that once respected and looked upon us as honest men, and the har lest part of our punisament is the knowledge of having no one to blame but ourselves.” The thousands of readers who will happen to scan this will realize that it comes from the very heart of one who knows whereof he speaks, therefore we regard The Mirror as one of the most valuable additions to the literary world. - West Con cord Enterprise.