The American protoctive tarift assorlaloii will ofTer seniors in coliegos prizos for the best essays not exeeeding 1,000 words n rlie advantages of a protective tarilï to he labor and industries of the United States. They nuist be sent io the office of tlie league prior to May 1, IiST, the awarda o be made June 15. The prlzes are: For i essay. ?-.T)0; for sccond bost $HtO; for liird bost. tfiO; and Foi otliepeswys decmed ispecially meritorious n handsome silver medal.