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BATH — BATTAS 169 testified, clearly stated and solved the wonderful problem Mean temperature, year, 57-6° E.; January, 72'6°; July of “mimicry,” as it is conveniently called, or the superficial resemblances between totally different species • and 43’3 . Population about 10,000. the likeness between an animal and its surroundings Bat l ey , a municipal borough of Yorkshire, England, whereby it evades its foes or conceals itself from its prey’ distant 8 miles from Leeds by rail, and about the same The species which has varied most from the normal type distance from Wakefield and Bradford. With the adiacent of its group is far rarer than the form which it resembles municipal borough of Dewsbury it forms part of the while the mimicked is abundant and well defended by parliamentary borough of Dewsbury. All Saints’ Church such devices as unpleasant taste or smell, or the power of contains ancient memorials, and there are an ancient stinging or wounding. The basis of mimetic analogies grannnar school, a technical school (established by public lies in the origination of some slight variation in the subscription) a town hall, a hospital, a market house, mimicker, which tends in the direction of likeness to the and public baths. The town is the centre of the heavy mimicked upon which variation natural selection operates. en and ^rade>cloths, has extensive manufactures of army Hates s other contributions to the literature of science and cloths, pilot druggets, flushings, &c.; also iron travel were sparse and fugitive, but he edited for several ^nufactures of machinery, and stone quarries. years a periodical of Illustrated Travels. A man of varied Ihe borough lies in the south-west Yorkshire coalfield, and tastes, he devoted the larger part of his leisure to ento- there are a number of collieries in the district. Area, mology, notably to the classification of coleoptera Of 2039 acres. Population (1881), 27,505; (1901), 30,321. these he left an extensive and unique collection, which fortunately for science, was purchased intact by M. Ken6 of nf East Baton Rouge aParish. city of Louisiana, U.S.A., It was made thecapita! state Oberthur of Rennes. / ^ capital m 1849 In 1862 the seat of government was O i ■ . y Bath, a city, municipal, county, and parliamentary transferred to New Orleans, and in 1880 it was restored to orough, market town, and fashionable watering-place, in Baton Louge. It is the seat of Louisiana State University. the county of Somerset, England, on the Avon, 107 miles Population (ISSO), 7!97; (1890), 10,478; (1900), 11,269, VV. of London by rad. The borough is divided into seven of whom 4660 were white and 6596 negro. wards under a mayor, 14 aldermen, and 42 councillors, ifie corporate property yields a gross income of L8500. If ®a**a^lia» a town of the province of Padua, Yenetia, he new municipal buildings, costing £38,000, were Italy, 11 miles S.S.W. from Padua by the railway to erected in 1894 Other recent buildings include a Roman Bologna It lies on the Euganean Hills, and has muchCatholic church, new Queen’s Baths, Jubilee Hall, Bath frequented hydropathic and hot sulphur springs, which Church Institute, Lyric Theatre, and a handsome art supply inter alia mud baths and a natural vapour bath. gallery (1900) erected as a memorial of the Diamond Ihe springs gush out at the foot of Mount Sant’ Elena Jubilee A new public park was opened in 1897 To the and have a temperature of 136-4° to 159-8° F In the list of charitable institutions have been added four dispens- immediate vicinity are the castle of Cattajo, built in 1550 the church of Arqua Petrarca, in which is the tomb aries, including the Hahnemann Free Dispensary (1888) and Bath publishes two daily and five weekly newspapers, ot I etrarch; there also is the house in which he lived bince 1875 excavation has been carried on with the result now containing relics of the poet. Building stone is of exposing the baths erected during the Roman occupation quarried. Population, about 3700. in wonderful preservation, portions of a church erected in Oocally known as Prattabawng) the 9th century, and other antiquities. Area of city and situated m 103 13' E. long, and 13° 6' N. lat., lies in the imimcipal^orough, 338fi acres ; population (1881), 51,814; great Cambodian plain upon the river Sangk, which drains (JJUQ, 49,811. Area of parliamentary borough, 3455 trom the Patat range into the great lake to the eastward. It is the chief town of the Cambodian province of the same acres; population (1881), 53,785; (1901), 52,751. Municipal Records (1885); Britton’s History of name, and was conquered by the Siamese at the end of the 18th century, at the same time as the neighbouring province £a(/l zndctmr Ghurrhnll^ 1 Peach’sthe > Old and New (1888A of Siemrap. If the Pailin district (for which see Chanb nrjin Git Bath imlThv i? ISy (18 88 }; VDavi (iSSS); Handbook to iSnan ^aL HrL V ? , , «’« Ouide to the tabun) is excepted, the chief products of the province are f Mn Baths (1895) and rice and dried fish. The total value of the export and ° ’ import trade of the two provinces of Battambang and a Bath city and port of entry of Maine, U.S.A., and capital of Sagadahoc county, situated in the southern part biemrap does not at present exceed £100,000 a year. The of the state, on the west bank of Kennebec river 12 miles population of the town is about 5000, and that of the above its mouth, where it is broad and navigable for all proyinc® scarcely 50,000. A hereditary chief of Camclasses of vessels. It was formerly one of the most bodian descent resides within the brick walls of the old prominent centres of wooden shipbuilding, and its ships citadel, and since 1893 a commissioner appointed from are still found in all parts of the world. In recent years Bangkok has resided at Sis. the buddmg of iron ships has become of importance, the France1 anJtesfS of,,the .treaty of 0ctobel' of that year between Q laniese S S Bath Iron Works having constructed a number, among maintain ’ f1®ships Government naintain i or navigate or armed vessels bound on the itself Great not Laketo 1 . them several smaller ships of the U.S. navy Ponulatinn f )r tified rt or P ^ i force , . P°the military establishment, nor (1880), 7874; (1890), 8723; (1900), iot^. ‘ “ toma^ntaS 7 anUed ln sLrZn A i provinces of Battambang and F nnbPp f clause was introduced to encourage trade between thg ate a bui h o£ h J d a U the south aud T ; nlithgowshire, ^”f

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these lake provinces, but owing Scotland, west south burgh of Edintra 1 f-n1 tariff imPosed in the French colonies the bulk of the ‘° B“gk0li “ lirefere,‘C6 t0 lhe “SiCT attend by rai o *nllGwhile ^adem y liad in 1898-99 an average attendance off ‘ 831, a Board school had 352, and a SSlridgo? Bat*as (Dutch Battaks), the inhabitants of the Koman Catholic school 205. Population (1901), 6786. a ,rs t, a city in Australia, New South Wales formerly independent Batta country, in the central high1<B thl 144 mdes west of Sydney on the Great Western Railway,’ ands of Sumatra, now for the most part subjugated to the Dutch government (1832-90). The still independent area 0 colon y, v on the south °f ?ihebank , chrfofwlieat ‘growing district the extends from 98°-99° 35' E., and 2 -3° 25' S. North-east the Macquarie river. of It has ueen a municipality since 1862. Altitude, 2200 feet. of Tkiba lake dwell the Timor Battas, and west of it the Pakpak, but on its north (in the mountains which S. II. — 22