The labor problein will be discussed n he Oentiity ünring the coming year by severa.1 writers of prominence. The firat Aiticle n the series is by the Rev. Dr. Lynan Ablwtt. it will appeaf in the November niimber, with a full-piige engravnjr of a picture by a younfr American artigt, Kobeit Koehler, ealled "The Socialist." Tliis picture will be retnembered is attraeting attent Ion in the last annual exhibition of the National Academy. The "Popular Science Monthly1' for November leads off with nu illustrated aiticle by T. W. Mather on the subject of 'Klving-Macbines.'' It gives a blstory of thechiet iuveutin9 of that kind, and a great deal of Information on the tcient i lio problema and coüditions uvolved and the reasons for believing that the navigation of the air is practicable. "Modern Seience and Modern Tlioufjht" i a readable and vigorous article Hutu a new English work ander that title by 8. Laing, M. P. J. M. Kealin discusse t'JVanty years of nero education" veiy instructively, by givin; au account of the progreBS that has been maile in the southern states, botli In overcoming prejiulices afrainst the teacbiufr of the eolored race, and n devising and catTying dot plans lts extensión. One of the strongest arücles in this nuinber is by Professor C. A. Ejígert, of the lowa University, on "The Problem of Hiher Kducation." IhMakes the liberal side on the classical qUMtioo, and a gfod ileal of light on tin; historica] Btudy of Oreek, and es speclally on the trèatment of that subject IH the hijfliei' rcIkihIs and universitics ot (icmiiny. " l'lie Motor Centers and the Wiil" is a veiy able paper, by Dr. Horsli v. on one of the most subtile problenis ot pliysluloieiil pgycholojfy, and well illustratcM the ,-teaily projirew that is betag made in umavellini that mysterious subject. Th e ie is a biogiapliy of President Playfair, with a portralt, and au unusually copious and varied mass of Informailofl in the several tabular departinents, wUOb close the magazine. New York: l). Appleton & Coiupany. Price, $5.00 a year.