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Mrs. Rose Hartwick Thorpe, author of the the poein "Curfew Must Not Ring To-Night," is going to California to live. Kansas City has a new daily paper. It is called The Sun, and Hugh Coyle, of Philaielphia, is its responsible editor. Albert Lawson has purchased an interest In The Cincinnati Evening Telegram and takes editorial charge of that paper. It is now said that Mr. Henry Mayhew was never at any time editor of Punch, despite the general impressiou to the contrary. Mme. Emile Flygare-Cartin, the Swedish novelist, is more than eighty years old, and is about to publish an extensivo autohiography. Miss Churchill, the author of "My Girls," is private secretary of a New England railroad. She is a woman with more than one idea. The author of "John Halifax, Gentleman," Mrs. Craik, will present in Tho Forum for September a woman'! estímate of the distinctive mental and moral characteristics of men. Somebody has diseovered more letters of Charles Dickens', never published, and these will appear in the October number of The English IUustrated Magazine, with more "Personal Reminiscences" of the novelist. Among tho new volumes to appear this autamn in Putnam's "Story of the Nations' Reries" wül be the "Story of Turkey," by Stanley Lane-Poole; the "Story of Ireland,"1 by Emily Lawless, and the "Story of Mexico," by íáusan Hale. White & Allen announce that they are about to issue a new and expensive edition of Lord Macaulay's "Lays of Ancient Rom," printed on the Chiswick press. The edition will bo limited to 1,250 copies, of which 850 wül be on large paper. Eugene Field has been at vrork for some time on a novel whieh he expects to publish some time during the winter. A collection of his sketches contributed to The Chicago Daily News has just been published by Ticknor & Co., under the title of "Culture's Garland. W. P. Maley, private secretary to W. A. Pinkerton, the detective, is said to bo collecting material for a saries of stories which will eclipse tho Byrnes-Hawthorne conibination. Maley is tbo Chicago correspondent of The Cincinnati Enquirer, and enjoys a fine field for his special vein. Mr. John L. Sullivan'i book is now well nnder way and may be expected some timo ia the spring. Mr. Sullivan attempted to write all the book hlmself without even the aid of a secretary, but lt knocked him out in the fii'st round, and he had to cali Ih an experienced editor to aid him. With the September installment of Thackeray letters in Scribner's Magazine are published a nuniber of very characteristic anecdotes of the noveiist, contributed by Miss Kute Perry, one of his most intímate friends. The Thackeray luttera wül end in the October nuniber with those written during the novelist's American visita.


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