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Mr. Theodore Roosevelt has been traveling in TenneAe, looking up material for a new literary work. Mme. Henry GreviUe has been ill all winter and unable to do any literary work. She is now gettiug a llttle better. The April number oí The Cosmopolitan containsan article on "Midsummer Night's Draam," with colored prints. Mr. Herbert Spencer works threu hours a day, dletating all his writings. His favorito I rocreation is found in playing billiards. Emíly Courtney Baylor, the novelist, will I introduce much that is peculiar to I pbia in her next novel. She is making a I The elevation of Edwin Arnold, author of I "The Light of Asia," to the rank of I hood, has made of a somewhat democratie I poet a singor who now chants the praise of I klngs. The last letter written by Louisa Aleott, aiter speaking of the numberless demands upon her, ended with the words: "Shall I ever find time to dier' Two days later her question was answered. J. M. Crawford has translated the "Ealedala," the epic of the Finlanders, into Engliih, and will soon publish tbe work in two volumes. It is said that Longfellow took the meter of "Hiawatha" from this poem. The April number of Outing, which is the flrst issue of volume twelve, and of the new editor and manager, Dr. J. H. Worman, will make a decided departure, and ia an earnert of more energetic business enterprise I and more careful literary and artistic I Vision. The largest and mort influential newspaper I in Japan, The Nichi Nichi Shumbun, or I Daily Times, of Tokio, has a circulation of I 16,000 copies daily. lts columns are fllled I almost eutirely with short stories and I cal essays, with very little, if any, news I matter.


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