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and purposes of Jesus, and that this idea is manifested in his narrative; hence that the Christian church has been divided on these subjects from the very beginning.

Mr. George W. Childs publishes a booklet, small enough for the pocket and large enough to serve for an evening's reading, of Recollections of General Grant, with an account of the presentation of the portraits of Generals Grant, Sherman, and Sheridan at the Military Academy, West Point. (Collins Printing House, Philadelphia.)

The Annual Report of the State Board of Charities (New York) for 1889, besides the general account of the charitable institutions of the State, comprises special reports of the investigation of the Rochester Orphan Asylum; on reformatories; on the deaf and dumb; on the State Soldiers' and Sailors' Home; on dependent children; and on the condition of children in asylums.


Allen, William Francis, Editor. The Annals of Tacitus. Books I to VI. Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 444. $1.05.

American Book Company, New York. Health for Little Folks (Authorized Physiology Series). Pp. 121.

Ballou, William E., M. D. A Compend of Equine Anatomy and Physiology. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. Pp. 205. $1.

Barnch, Simon, M. D.. New York. The Relation of Peripheral Irritation to Disease. Pp. 17.

Burr, George L. The Literature of Witchcraft. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 66.

Cams, Paul. The Ethical Problem. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company. Pp. 99. Cloth, 50 cents.

Census Office, Washington. Bulletin on the Production of Slate. Pp. 10.

Chittenden, Rev. E. P. The Pleroma: a Poem of the Christ. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 347. $2.50.

Day, David T. Mineral Resources of the United States. Report for 1888. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 652.

Ellis, Havelock. The Criminal. New York: Scribner & Welford. Pp. 337. $1.25.

Fraser, Persifor, Philadelphia. Persistence of Plant and Animal Life. Pp. 12.

Graham, Douglas, M. D. A Treatise on Massage. New York: J. H. Vail & Co. Pp. 342. $2.75.

Greely, A. W. Annual Report of the Chief Signal Officer, United States Army. Washington Government Printing-Office. 2 volumes. Pp. 389 and 165.

Hale, Edward M., M. D. Toxic, Pathogenetic, and Therapeutic Properties of the Cactacea. Pp. 11.

Halsted, Byron D. Some Fungous Diseases of the Spinach. Pp. 15.

Hardy, Arthur Sherburne. Elements of the Differential and Integral Calculus. Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 239. $1.65.

Hazen, H. A. The Tornado. New York: N. D. C. Hodges. Pp. 143. $1.

Hill, Robert T. The Cretaceous Rocks of Texas, and their Economic Value. Austin. Pp. 36.

Holyoake, G. J. What would follow on the Effacement of Christianity. Buffalo, N. Y.: H. L. Green. Pp. 15. 10 cents.

Howard, George E., Lincoln, Neb. Evolution of the University. Pp. 36.

Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station. Investigation of Milk Tests. Pp. 8.—Experiments with Wheat. Pp. 16.

Ingersoll, Robert G. The Gods. Buffalo: H. L. Green. Pp. 40. 10 cents.

James, J. P., Philadelphia. On Variation. Pp. 16.

Kedzie, R. C. Fertilizer Analyses. Michigan State Agricultural College. Pp. 11.

Kennedy, John. A Stem Dictionary of the English Language. New York and Chicago: A. S. Barnes & Co. Pp. 282.

Kimball, S. I. Organization, etc., of the United States Life-Saving Service. Washington: Government Printing-office. Pp. 33.

Lamborn, Robert H., Editor. Prize Essays on Dragon-flies vs. Mosquitoes. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 202, with Plates. $1.50.

Lathrop, C. C. A Secret Institution. New York: Bryant Publishing Company. Pp. 339. 50 cents.

Leffmann, Henry. A Compend of Chemistry. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. Pp. 193, $l.

Lewis, T. H. Stone Monuments in Iowa and Minnesota. Pp. 6.

Lighthall, W. D. Spiritualized Happiness Theory. Montreal. Pp. 22.

Litchfield, Mary E. The Nine Worlds. From Norse Mythology. Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 163. 60 cents.

McAdie, A. Tornadoes. Pp. 14.

McCook, H. C. American Spiders and their Spinning Work. Vol. II. Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences. Pp. 478.

Minnesota, Public Health in, Monthly Reports of the State Board of Health. Red Wing. Pp. 8.

Montgomery, Henry. Aboriginal Monuments in North Dakota. Pp. 4.

Müller, F. Max. Three Lectures on the Science of Language, Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company. Pp. 112. 75 cents.

New England Meteorological Society. Monthly Bulletins. Pp. 8.

New York Agricultural Experiment Station. Bulletins Nos. 21 and 22. Pp. 48 and 12.

National Geographic Magazine. Vol. II. Nos. 3 and 4. Washington: National Geographic Society. Pp. 60 and 55.

Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station. Bulletin on Food for Milk Production. Pp. 24.—Bulletin, Technical Series. No. 2. Pp. 100, with Plate.

Packard. A. S. Life History of Drepana Arcuata; Evolution of Bristles, etc., of Caterpillars. Pp. 80, with Plates.

Photo-Gravure Company, New York. Sun and Shade. June and July, 1890. 16 Plates. 40 cents each number. $4 a year.

Poor. H. V. and H. W., New York. Introduction to Poor's Manual of Railroads for 1890. Pp. 16, with Map.

Preston, Thomas. The Theory of Light. New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 465. $3.25.

Shufeldt, R. W. Osteology of Arctic and Sub-arctic Water-Birds. Part VII. Pp. 24.

Silver Committee, National Executive. First Report. Washington. Pp. 10.

Smith. Edgar F. Electro-Chemical Analysis, Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. Pp. 116. $1.

Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, Connecticut. Second Annual Report. Pp. 183.