Win. Lumbie, the farmer poet ol' Ypsilanti, for whom The Codrieb printed a book last year, entitleii "Life on the Farm,'' luis received two autliograph letters from England over which he isjustly proud. One Is from John Bright, the English statesman, and another from the Duke of Argyll. To both of which we give place in our columns: isright's letter. Kochdai.e. Dec. 30, 1884. 1 'i .ut Sir : I thank you for the glfl of your book " Lile on the Karm." I have read nearly all oí H and with pleasure. Your advlce to farmers Is admirable. It wlll be useful 1 thlnk. In niany farm homes, when lt Is read. 'l'here can be no more noble occupatlon for lnduslry as there i none nioreanclent. Excuse the brevlty of thls note. I am sorely burdened with letters. Yours very trnly, JOHN BRIGHT. Mr. Wlllliim Lamble, Ypsllant1, Mlch. ARGVLL'S LETTER. Isvíraky, Dec. 21. '81. Sir: I am much c.bllged to you for the llttle book wliicli I rec'd lo-day. -Life on the Farm." I have read a good deal of il with muoh pleasuri', both the pióse and the verses. 1 would be glad to know what return on capital investeü farmlng giveson the average in your district? I suppuse land U never let alwaysowned in Michigan. Yours, etc., ARQYLL. It s needless to say that Mr. Lambie wlll preserve both of these as souvenir of great worth. R. Grnnger is to commence the second term at bis dancing academy, Suturday evening, Jan. 21th, under favorable circumstances. Mis. A. M. J. Howe is annotinced (or a lecture at the chapel of the Episcopal cburch, Friday evening, Jan. 23d, entitled "Two years in the Azores." It will be illustrated by the aid of a stereoptlcon, and articles of native costume, also a lot of Fayal Laces and other tine handwork will be on exhibition. Joseffy's fiiultless teehnlque.the marvelous staccato playlng, ihe absolute conquering of the most Htartllng dlfflcultles the perfect planlssimo, the clearnexs ol hls phraslng and the exqulslte dellcacy of hl touch, all coinbined to lully Justlfy the wonderful i-ntlm.ilam of the audleuce.- Boston Herald. Our people will have an opportunity to judge of thls theujselveti, for he is to appear at the University hall Friday evening January 30th, ssisted by Mrs. G. R. Huviland, soprano, Miss Mary L. Wood, accom panist, and the Ainphion lul). It would be stroke of wise policy o make your arrana;ement8 to go and jear. You uever will regret it.