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The editlon of the November Century, containing the iirst chapters' of the authorized Life of Lincoln and the opening oí Frank R. Stockton's new noyel, "The Hundredth Man," will be a quarter of a million copies. Dr. John S. Newbcrry, the distinguished professor of Geology in Colutnbia College, will open the November number of The Popular Science Monthly wlth the story of the great ancient icesheet which once covered lialf our continent, and which, more than any other single cause, gave to it lts present surfaee configuraron. Vlth the aid of illustrationsthe record left by this mighty agency of the past is very clenrly interpreted for the general reader, who will obtain from the account an insight into the mode of Work Ing of tmture's foroes that only years of special study could afford. Pocahontas will be the subject of a most important and interesting historical article of fifteen pages in the November Wide A wake, by Mr. Uaymond Blathwayte of England. This notable article gives many bltherto iinpiibliched facts, nuuierous illustrations from photographs and drawlDg of mementos of the Princess still in existence, aud a fine, full-page engraving of a painting of Pocahontas and lier little son Thomas Rolfe, now in Heacham Hall, Heacham, Kngland, aud which has never beforc been engraved. One of the most interesting and uscful pages that has ever appeared in the üccorator aud Furnisher is that in the October issue, giving a nuniber of designs tbr sinall piecvs of furniture, such as brackets, sconces, book-racks and the like. Every article 6howu in the page is novel and practical. There is likewise a full page of Arabic borders and panels that will be of value to artists and wood carvers. The latest iinportations of vases are illnstrnteil atid described. Sorae new Engllsh patterns in wall papers are shown, together with sensible directions for the selectiou of papers. A compreheuaible article ou Gruining givca instructions how best to do that work, and will be of service to the trade and the amateur. A corner of a room furnished by Louis C. Tül'any is very attractive, as is alsoa design for economi'cal parlor furniture. An interior of a Colonial House at New London is plcnsing. There is a colored plate of the famous America Cup, worthy of preservatlon. This line magazine is publishcd by The Uecorator and Furnisher Couipany, at 30 East 14th Street, New York, and sells for 35 cents per copy. Copies uiay be Been at the office of thig paper. '


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