On behalf of the Ladies' Benevoleut Asaociation of the M. E. Church, we desire thus publicly to ackuowledge our indebtedness to Dr. J. B. Steere, for his very pleasing and instructive lecturt.' on " Forinoaa and lts InhabitantR,'1 delivered before the society 011 Saturday evenirig last- the net proceeds of which were for tlie benefit, of the society. We return to Mm our heartfelt thanks for hls kindly aid aud generosity. Mbb. E. J. Knowlton, President. Mbb. P. B. Ross, Sacretary.