"Bryn Mawr" asks, "May an old subscriber ask the favor of Mr. Editor to give him, either in the November or December number of the Monthly, in the order of merit, the names of twelve of the best large flowering Dahlias; also the same number of the small flowering or Liliputian kind?"

[There are so many good ones we cannot undertake to give the best, or even place them in order of preference; but the following would make a good selection. If our correspondents can improve on it we should be glad.

It is pleasant to note that these beautiful autumn glories are increasing in popularity: