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"A Problem for Woinen," referring to the Delsarte and other schools of expression, and the dilliculties which they attempt to overeóme, will be thu subject of a paper by Kmma Moffutt Tyng In Hurper's Bazar to be publUbed May 29th. "Tlie Anglomaniaes," the new anotiymous serial of New York lifo, wliich will begin In the June Century, is aaid to be written by a well qualifiedobscrver; and, while it satirizes a certain current fad, U a serious and not a prejudiced study of the Anglomanla which eharacterizes a small part of the population. The book has two héroes, both English, and one of them representingoneof the bestEngllsh types. Thomas L. James, ox-Postmaster-Genoral of tho United State, dld contrlbute to the number of Harper's Young People piiblished May 'llth n article entitled "Tlie Story of the Postngestamp." The same nuniber contains "The Middle Ditchit," a Pensylvunia tale, by Maithow White, Juu. Chicago's new cartoon paper, Light.has wltbln a very short time, demonstrated ils right to live; and not only to live, but to prosper. With the last number, it has branched out as a colored cartoon sheet, and now takes a place alung sldu of Tuck and Judge, of New York. Light is bright, witty and original, and is sure to cut out a liirge field for itself. The talent employed on its pages is equal to any of the oldnr cartoon papers. The athltetic world of Amei ica is under obligatiotis to the editor of Oiuing for havlng, in the June number, clcarly deflned the pioud positton of American Athletism, and of the inagnilicent development of the Manhattan Alliletlc Club, whose grand edilice is now approachlng cotnpletion. The names of Herbert Spencer, President Androw 1). White, and Hon. David A. Wells, as contributors to the June Popular Science Montbly, are sullicieut guarantee that this is a remarkably strong number. President White, in a paper on the Antiquity of Man and Egyptology, shows liow Egyptian chronology has been cramped and twisted to muke it agree with the belief that the tirstman was created just four thousand and four years before Christ. Mr. Spencer, in bis concluding cliapters on Justice, carefully conslders tlie sentiment and idea of justice. Mr. Wells coutributes a description of certain Evidences of Glacial Action in Southeastern Connecticut, aceompanied by pictures of some of the immense bowlders which are thickly strewed over this región. Prof. C. H. Henderson bas the fourth of his illustrated articles on glass-making in this number. Is 19 entitled "In the Atelier of a Olass-Worker," and tells how the beautiful designs are produced that we admire in engiaved, etched, and cut glass. So inucli litis been written on the iesthetic and sentimental aspeets of architecture, that it is refreshing to come uoon Mr. Barr Ferree's paper on Utility in Architecture, in wliicb the tendency to subordínate use to looks is vigorously handled. In the correspondence department President Hill of the Uaiversity of Rochester, defends himsclf at length igainst the charge ot misrepresenting Herbert Spencer, made in the previous number, and his defense la thoroughly reviewed in the Editor's table. New York: D. Appleton & Company. Fifty cents a number, f5 a year. The new fields of sport which Outing is continually discovering and describing for its rotarles are gecmingly endless in varlety and attractions. In the June Outing Mr. A. A. Mosher, who bas lived amongst the primitive woods of Wlsconsln, camped on its lakc borders, and fished its streams unlll he has become a true enthuslast, depicts the scènes with all the tidelity and v.eal of a sportsman anzious that otheis should enjoy his good fortune after reading his LaKes of Wisconsin in Outing for June.


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