Kate Sanborn, the well-known writer and nevrapaper oorrespondeut, is a niece of Daniel Webster. The women of New York have been granted more patenta than their sisters in any other State. The women of Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, and Wisconsin rank next in order. Miss Winifred Ldgerton, who received the degree of Ph. D. from Columbia College last year is the teacher of mathematica in the New York school of which Miss Rose Elizabeth Cleveland has become the associate principal. Miss Lelia J. Robinson, of the Suffolk Co. (Mass.) bar, thinks the west offers better opportunities than the east to a woman lawyer, and that the further west one goes, the more favorable the conditions become. Oregon and Washington Territory she thinks the best field of all. It is said that woman wonld be degraded by going to the polls. Has a true woman ever been put in any position of trust and responsibility that she did not elévate and dignify the position, and, instead of sinking to a lower level, lift up and dignify man? - Senator A. D. Harían, Penn. Clara Louise Kellogg says that an American girl need not study abroad to become a professional singer, but can learn in this country, if Bhe will work hard, givo up most of the pleasures young people prize, study dramatic action as well as singing. and give her whole time to preparation. Her general health must be watched over as carefully as her voice. She must eat nourisuing food, take plenty of exercise, and get nine hours' sleep.