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are classified as ethnic, political, moral, religious, those of age, sexual, residential, those of property, and miscellaneous; and the conditions regulating the admission of freemen are described. The account of the management of elections includes many particulars of routine, with provisions against fraud, proceedings in contested elections, the privileges of voters, compulsory voting, bribery and other means of influencing voters, and the sanction of the election laws. Local elections are classed as town elections, parish elections, and municipal elections. Additional documental and tabular information is given in the appendices.

Mr. Arthur J. Maginnis's volume on The Atlantic Ferry; its Ships, Men, and Working, was the first work in which the transatlantic steam trade was fully described in all its parts and all its relations. It was, however, a large volume and expensive. A popular edition of the work is now published in which, by the omission of a few chapters not of great interest to the general public, and of illustrations whose value is mainly technical, the public demand and the average purse are more directly catered to. It embodies a careful and complete record of the doings of the great transatlantic steamship companies from early days to the present time. (Macmillan & Co., New York.)


Adler, Cyrus. The Shofar; its Use and Origin. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 16, with Plates.

Agricultural Experiment Stations—Bulletins, etc. Illinois. The Forest Tree Plantation. Pp. 40.—The Babcock Milk Test. Pp. 4.—New Jersey. Report of the Botanical Department for 1892. Pp. 11.

Appleton, D., & Co. Library Lists in Hygiene and Sanitary Science, Philosophy and Metaphysics, Technology and Industrial Arts. Pp. 16.—Syllabus of a Course of (Teachers') Professional Study, First Year. Pp. 51.

Butler, Edward A. Our Household Insects. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 343. $2.

Carhart, Daniel. A Field Book for Civil Engineers. Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 281. $3.50.

Casey, T. L. Annual Report of the Chief of Engineers, United States Army. Washington: Government Printing Office. Pp. 542.

Clark, John. Manual of Linguistics. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 318. $2.

Collier, Peter, Geneva, N. Y. The Progress and Practical Value of Agricultural Science. Pp. 20.

Columbia College. Contributions from the Geological Department. Pp. 20.

Cope, E. D. Vertebrate Paleontology of the Llano Estacado. Geological Survey of Texas. Austin. Pp. 87, with Twenty-two Plates.

Davis, C. M. Standard Tables for Electric Wiremen. New York: The W. J. Johnston Co., limited. $1.

Foster, M. A Text-book of Physiology. Sixth edition. Book I. New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 387. $2 00.

Geikie. Sir Archibald. Text-book of Geology. Third edition, revised and enlarged. Macmillan & Co. Pp. 1147. $7.50.

Glatfeltor, N. M., St. Louis. A Study of the Venation of Salix. Pp. 15, with Plates.

Gorton, D. A. The Monism of Man. G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 297. $1.

Gray, Jane Loring, Editor. Letters of Asa Gray. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Two Volumes. Pp. 838. $4.50.

Guerber, H. A. Myths of Greece and Rome. American Book Company. Pp. 428. $1.50.

Hale, E. M., M. D., Chicago. Angina Pectoris. Pp. 6.

Hamon, A. La France, sociale et politique, année 1891. Paris: A. Savine. Pp. 765. 6 francs.

Harper, W. R., and Castle, C. S. An Inductive Greek Primer. American Book Company. Pp. 416. $1.25.

Holden, W. A. An Outline of the Embryology of the Eye. G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 69, with Plates. 75 cents.

Houssay, F. The Industries of Animals. Imported by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Pp. 258. $1.25.

Huxley, T. H. Method and Results. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 430. $1.25.

Idaho, State of. Messages of Governors W. J. McConnell, 1893-'94, and N. B. Willey, 1891-'92. P. 63.—Communications and Special Messages of Governor McConnell. Pp. 27. Report of the Auditor of State. Pp. 134.—Biennial Report of the Treasurer of State, 1891-'92. Pp. 44.—Report of the State Penitentiary, 1892. Pp. 15.

Iowa State Board of Health. Monthly Bulletins, September and October, 1893. Pp. 16 each.

Love, A. E. H. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity. Volume II. Pp. 327. Macmillan & Co. $3.

Lubin, David, Sacramento, Cal. Farm Products moved as Mail Matter. Pp. 32.

Martin, Prof. H. N., and Brooks, Prof. W. K. Studies from the Biological Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University. Volume V, No. 4. Pp. 72, with Plates.

Mather, A. C, Chicago. The Practical Thoughts of a Business Man. Pp. 86.

Michigan Mining School. Reports of the Director for 1890-'92. Lansing. Pp. 102.

Moore, J. W., M. D., Easton, Pa. Thoughts on the Necessary Preliminary Training for the Medical Profession. Pp. 12.

New Mexico School of Mines, Socorro, N. M. First Annual Announcement. Pp. 29.

North Dakota Weather and Crop Service, Bismarck. Bulletin for September, 1893.

North German Lloyd. Bremen. Pp. 41. Orr, H. B. A Theory of Development and Heredity. Macmillan & Co. Pp. 255. $1.50.

Parker, E. W. Production of Coal in 1892. Washington: Government Printing Office. Pp. 290.

Preyer, W. Mental Development in the Child. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 170.

Ridgway, Robert. On a Small Collection of Birds from Costa Rica. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 6.

Stejneger, Leonhard. Notes on Japanese Birds. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 22.

Tennessee State Board of Health. Bulletin, October, 1893. Pp. 24.

Tracey, Frederick. The Psychology of Childhood. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. Pp. 94.