The follovvincí are the ñames of some of the baking powders, published by the public authorities as being made froaa al urn: Kcnton, Davis', BJlverStar, Davls' "O. K." Foresl ( i.. A. & P. OneSpoon, Henklc Patapsco, Ne Plus Ultra, Empire, Cant Heat gold, Eureka, Veteran, International, Cook's Favorlte, Purltan, Sun Flower, Albany Favorito, Jersey, Golden Bheaf, Buckeye, Burnett's Perfect, Peerle. State, Crown, Sllver King, Wlici-ler's Wclcome, Cark-ton, (lid Colony, Gein, Cryetal, Seioto, Centennlal, Zlpp'8 Grape Crystal Cem, Geo. Washington, Wlndsor, Fleurde Li, Sm ncijin, Feather Welght, Datoy. There are doubtless many other bramls of alum bakin powder besides those so far examined and named by the authorities. Most of the baking powders sold in bulk, by weight, and all sold with a gift or present, are said to be of this description. Prof. II. A. Mott, United States Government Chemist, says: "In my opinión the use of alum as a constituent of a bakinsr powder should be prohibited by law." Six hundred dollars worth of Germán and Freneh books have just been added to the library.