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Cashing, Frank Hamilton. Manual Concepts. Washington, D. C. Pp. 28.

Denison, Charles, M. D., Denver, Col. Tuberculin and the Living Cell. Pp. 24.

Earle, Charles A. Memoir upon the Genus Palæopsys, Leidy, and its Allies. Philadelphia: Academy of Natural Sciences. Pp. 150, with Plates.

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Early Electric Railways.—According to Mr. Edward Trevett's book on Electric Railroad Engineering, the first electric railway was constructed by Thomas Davenport, a blacksmith, of Brandon, Vt., who exhibited in Springfield, Mass., in 1835, a small model electric engine, running upon a circular track, the circuit being furnished by primary batteries