B. Li. uiairwno nve9 near Ann ArDor, accorUing to the Observer, owns 16 Plymotith Rock liens whieh laid "44 egfcs during tbe month of January. On Ilie first of February each hen was funiished with 24 eggs on wliich to sit. benig the eggs tliey hnd laid the previous mosto, and alter tliree weeks they cum off their nest with 16 brooil9 of cliicks and upon hearing the peculiar quacks of turkeys, dui'kg, geese, eto., he inwstifrated his fliick of chickens and found at least 20 varieties of birds of ilmost every kind, some of them tropical fowls never before knowii in tl) is latitude. Mr. Gliar lias had a consultatlou of university professors at nis place for the purpone of solving if possible the cause of the phenomena buc no decisión ñas yet been reached.