Mr. Krehbiel, tlie musical critic of the "Tribune,"' has written a paper on C'liinese muslc for the .Tanuary Centnry. '1 he co-nposer, Henry Holden IIusp, has Blipplied grotesque harmonies to some o'd Chineffi maiches, and thcse aceoinpniiy the artiele. Octave Thnnet, the novelist, will teil in tlie January Century a true story of the great IrUh familie of 1847-48, IVom documenta never published before. The narrative is a thrilling one, and pirticularly timely. Dr. Edward Ejrgleston has been preparing material tor ycars on the subject of his forthcoming novel, "The Faith Doctor," the scène of whicb ia laid in New York City. In addition to the main subject :of the novel, tlie author touches upon the "social'Struggle" In a very fresh and interestiní way. A long opening instnllment of the novel will appeir in the February Century.