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Henry George's theories ure to be subjeoied to a searching criticigm by George Hunlon, in h paper to be puMUhed in the Forum for Murch. Thomu Bailey Aldrich, the poet, editor, novelist. and childrcn's writer, is the subject of n biograpbical fragment by Mr. W. H. Rideing, in the next at. Nicholas. The March number of the Popular Science Mouthly will emitain a portrait of Um late Profewor E. L. Youmans engraved op iteel by Sehlecht The likene8 IsQonsidered remarkably vivid, while the execution of the work is mucli superior to ordinary book-plates. R M. Johnson, the well known author of short stories reoounting the eccentric plia.M-s of Georgia Ufe before the war, con[ributes to the March Harper's another ot liis inimitable productions, entitled "The RIvalrlM of Mr. Toby Glllam." It Celia he iitnuslng love affaire of two rival coftin-makcrs in ├╝ukesborough. A. B. Frost illustrates the story. Of the latest publications of sheet musicby the house of Oliver Ditson & Co., Bos:on, Mass., we have received : "My old Mate Torn," song and chorus ; "A La 3osaque," instrumental ; " Dream of Flower?," instrumental; "All is Still," lumbersong, words by Vera, music by Rudolf Kinji ; "TheMIller's Daughter' words by Tennyson, music by D. K. Stevens; "Night in the Tropics," instrumeutul, by Kowalski. In the March Hurper's Charles Dudley Warner publishes his latest impressions of Southern industrial progress as gtined fmni his recent trip with""The Harppr Party" through the South. This article pleaauntly supplements and conlirms his laper of two years ago, noting the wonderful advances which are transforming "The New South" into a regi├│n of greac enterprise. Attractive illustrated articles on this section aresoecial features of Harper's Weekly and Harper's Magazine this year. The April number of the latter periodical will open wlth a splendidly llustrated article on "Chattinoojfa," and iniilar subjects will have a place in each succeeding number. The New York Tribune Almanac for 1887 is now out. It is one of the most complete political text-books ot tbe United States, and parlaking as it does of the active and authorltative characterof all work done by the Tribune, it is valuable. All the figures are official. The electoral vote of each state; a resume of the newest laws of Congress and the party platforms, and full informatlon about elections, imports and exports, gold and silver, etc. are ;ontained in this work. The law of Presidential succession is given here, the one on alcoholic drinks, and in factall of consequence of Congressional enactment in 1836. A f uil list of President Cleveland's officials at Washington, and the new representatives abroad; also all the governors of states, and a great variety of similar political data are given. In these busy times.a man cannot remembereverything; he must have a Tribune Almanac to refer to. I'rice, 30 cents a copy.


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