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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.

made a north and south section across the island from Havana to Batabanos. Going to Baracoa, he examined the country west of Yunque Mountain and east to Cape Maysi. Having completed his work of an original examination of the phenomena, uninfluenced by preconceived hypotheses, he read what others had written of Cuba, and was pleased to find a general agreement between their views and his. The notes are published by the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.

Self Culture is the name of a monthly magazine devoted to the interests of the Home University League, edited by Edward C. Towne and published by the Werner Company, Chicago and New York. Among the subjects of articles in Vol. I, No. 2, are: Eli Whitney, a Shakespeare of Invention; The Supposed Electrical Character of Vitality; The Principle of Evolution in Nature; Primitive Man; The Story of the Plague in History; The Genius of Shakespeare; Diphtheria and the Schools; and Athletic Exercises in Universities. (Price, 30 cents; $3 a year.)

Under the title The Essential Man, an argument in support of the belief in immortality is presented by George Croswell Cressey (Ellis, 15 cents). Among the circumstances which he deems indicative of a future life are the great difference between the mind of man and the material forces, the fact that no force is ever destroyed, the eventual cessation of all physical life on the earth, and the general diffusion of the doctrine in one form or another.


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Agricultural Experiment Stations. Bulletins and Reports. Delaware College. Tests of Sorghum Varieties. By C. L. Penny. Pp. 24.—Iowa: Agricultural College. No. 28. Nine articles. Pp. 8.—Nebraska: The Conservation of Soil Moisture by Means of Subsoil Plowing. By T. L. Lyon. Pp. 8, with Plates.—North Dakota: Weather and Crop Report for September, 1894. Pp. 17.—New York: Rules concerning Gratuitous Chemical Analysis. Pp. 3.—Strawberries, Raspberries, etc. Pp. 20.—Ohio: Report for 1894. Pp. 12 + xlii.

Becker, George F. Reconnoissance of the Gold Fields of the Southern Appalachians. Washington: Geological Survey. Pp. 85.

Bolton, H. W., Editor. The Pulpit Herald. A Monthly Magazine. Vol. I, No. 1. October, 1894. Chicago: F. W. Clement & Co. Pp. 40. 20 cents; $2 a year.

Baker, Frank Collins. The Naturalist in Mexico. Chicago: David Oliphant. Pp. 145.

Columbia College School of Mines. General Information, 1895-'90. Pp. 28.

Cornish, Vaughan. Practical Proofs of Chemical Laws. London and New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 92. 75 cents.

Correspondence School of Technology, Cleveland, O. Announcement for 1895-'96. Pp. 59.

Cramer, Frank. On the Cranial Characters of the Genus Sebastodes (Rock Fish). Leland Stanford, Jr., University, Palo Alto, Cal. Pp. 38. 35 cents.

Crawford, P. Marion. Constantinople. Illustrated by E. L. Weeks. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 79. $1.50.

Defender, The. Tariff Facts for Speakers and Students. New York: American Protective Tariff League. Pp. 158. It) cents.

Diller, J. S. Mount Shasta a Typical Volcano. American Book Company. Pp. 32. 20 cents.

Dreher. Julius D. Education in the South. Some Difficulties and Encouragements. Pp. 35.

Eccles, A. Seymour. The Practice of Massage. Its Physiological Effects and Therapeutic Uses. London and New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 377.

Ethnologisches Notizblatt (Ethnological Notices). Published under the Direction of the Royal Museum fur Völkerkunde of Berlin. No. 2. Illustrated. Pp. 100, with Plates.

Godard, Harlow. An Outline Study of United States History Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 146. 50 cents.

Green, Mary B.,M.D. Food Products of the World. Chicago: The Hotel World. Pp. 260. $1.50.

Guerber, H. A. Myths of Northern Lands American Book Company. Pp. 319. $1.50.

Grimes, J. Stanley, Chicago. The Radiate Theory of the Cause of Gravitation. Pp 9.

Hale, E. M., M.D. Hydrostatic Heart Therapeutics. Chicago. Pp. 16.

Holbrook, Dr. M. L. Physical, Intellectual, and Moral Advantages of Chastity. New York: M. L. Holbrook & Co. London: L. N. Fowler & Co. Pp. 120. $1.

Iowa Geological Survey. Lemuel Calvin, State Geologist. Third Annual Report, with accompanying Papers. Des Moines. Pp. 407, with Maps.

Jordan, David Starr, and others. The Fishes of Sinaloa. Palo Alto, Cal.: Leland Stanford, Jr., University. Pp. 48, with Plates.

Lloyd, John Uri. Etidorhpa, or the End of Earth. Cincinnati: John Uri Lloyd. Pp. 376. $4.

London, W. J., and McLennan, J. C. A. Laboratory Course in Experimental Physics. New York and London: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 302. $1.00.

MacDowall, Alex. B. Weather and Disease. London: The Graphotone Company. Pp. 83.

McClatchie, A. C. Flora of Pasadena and Vicinity. Pp. 44. 25 cents.

Morley, Edward W. On the Densities of Oxygen and Hydrogen, and on the Ratio of their Atomic Weights. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 117.

New York Academy of Sciences. Transactions, Vol. XIV, 1894-'95. J. F. Kemp, Recording Secretary; and Catalogue of Exhibits, March 13, 1895. Pp. 281. with 49 Plates + 54.

Ostwald, Wilhelm. The Scientific Foundations of Analytical Chemistry. Translated by George McGowan. London and New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 207. $1.60.

Progress in School Reform. New York: Good Government Club "E," 145 East Eighth Street. Pp. 53, with Tables.