The Christmas Angel by Abbie Farwell Brown; -- Grumpy Miss Terry has quite a surprise in store for her this Christmas as she performs her experiments on the spirit of the holiday.
*** Now, could any child ever have cared for so silly a thing? " She pulled out a faded jumping-jack, and regarded it scornfully. "Idiotic!
Such toys are demoralizing for children--weaken their minds. It is a shame to think how every one seems bound to spoil children, especially at Christmas time.