"The Engllsh Prinirose," tlie dear spring flower of the poets trom Milton down, and the flower tlie Beaconstleld purty wears in Ita buttonholes on Primrose Day (April 19) all over England, Is the text of a graceful artlcle by Mr. Francés A Humphrey In the April Wide Awake. The ladies are not yet tliorough with Grant Allen's "Plain Words on the Woman Questlon." Another answer to Mr. Allfii's article w i 11 appear in tlie April "Popular Science Monthly," by Miss Alice B. Tweedy, who asks, "Is Eclucation opposed to Moiheruoud?" and answers the queation with a vijïorous negative. Sumptuary Laws and their Socisl Idflueuce will be discussed by Dr. William A. Hammond, in The Popular Science Montlily for May. Dr. Hatninond show the absurd failures ot' laws against line ilrcs-, costlv food, and smoking, in Rome, Turkey and England, and against the selling and drinking of alcoholic liquors in some of the United States. A careful comparison of Socondary School Programmes, French and American, will appear in the May Popular Science Monthly. The author, Mr. George V. Beaman, maintains that, if our high and preparatory schools are to compare well with those of Fiance, the pupils must not only do more work, but they mast also work on more distluctly spcciitlized lines. Anna Fuller will contribute tothe number of Harper'8 Bazar to be published April lltli a short story entitled "Old l Lady Pratt." It is a sequel to her story entitled "Aunt lietsy's Photograph,1' which, upon its appearance in a recent number of the Bazar, was bailed as a proof that American Ilterature was about to be enriched by the works of another New England genre artist of the school of Harriet Prescott Spottbrd, Mary E. Wilkins, Sophle Swett, and others.