LIterary Notlces. Life on the Farm, and seleelions in Prose and Poetry, by Win. Lambie, of Ypsilanti, lias just been issned froni this office. This very readable work wlll prove of special interest to farmers, to wboni we take plensurc In coramending it. Prlce, 50 cents. "Madame De Staël," and "A Man'a a Man fora'That," being Nos. 9 and 10 of the Hudson Llbrary, are reeen tly to hand frora G. P. Putnum's Sons, New York. Wbile the outer appearance of the above is similar to the various numbers of the Seaside Llbrary, on opening a copy fonr book pases of matter are fonnd separately printeden eachpage, with marginal space, etc. complete. This nc-w venture in the publication of the best fletlon :it low prices will doubtless have a large and general sale. An excellent feature of the series is the large, readable type In vvhicb it is printed. Apropos of the bathing season the September number of Llpplncott's Magazine opens with an illustrated paper on " Viareggio," an Italian watering-place. "All Episode of John Brown's Raid" presente many interesting particulars of the famous espcdition. S B. Giïllin, of the Springfield Eepublican, has an article under the title of "Five Graves In Montana." " The Jewel in the Lotos," with a frontispicce illustration, reccives an addition of threc chapters. Tbere are several entertaining, short stories, etc, making up a very interesting number on the whole. It is.published by J. B. Lippincott & Co., Pliiladelphia, and ia fer sale by newsdealers generalij'. St. Nichwlas for September is a bright autumn number, whlch Loulsa M. Alcott opens with a charniiug story of childlife entitled " Little Pyramus and Thisbe,'1 telling how a boy and giil beeaine gieat friends thrÖUgh a ho!e in the wall. Mr. Daniel Beard tells usof bis young friends "Tom, Dick, and Ilarry, in Florida," and shows us many pictures of theodd things they saw and the curious advent uree they aad. "Lost in the Wooils'' is a graphic account of the remarkable adyentures of the Lorre children, who for more than a week last suminer wandered through the 'orests of northern Michigan. The " Playthings and Ainuseinenls of an Old-fashioned Boy," is a profusely illustrated article of one who lived when boys lad to make their own toys or go without. Many other features unite in furnUhittg us a S[)lendid number as usual.