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thinks are needed and proposes. He thinks it a monstrous wrong that so few men should hold so vast a proportion of the property and domain of the country as is in the possession of the corporations and the relatively small group of wealthiest men; that the system of interest is wrong; that the monetization of gold is a mistake and contributes to the growth of parasitism; and that the protective system is unjustly oppressive. His plan of reform includes nationalization of land, railroads, waterways, and telegraphs by purchase, the certificates issued in payment for these franchises to constitute our money; the value of the money to be regulated by a land-tax rate, and its volume to be maintained on a uniform per capita basis and to be of such amplitude as to avoid premiums; the demonetization of money metals and the redemption of all coin money and paper obligations in the new lawful money; the nationalization of banks and the establishment of a bank service charge in lieu of interest; the repeal of all tariff, excise, and internal revenues, to be replaced by the land tax; maintenance of a public improvement fund; the removal of all public service out of the reach of partisan influence or interference; and selective immigration.

From a study of The True Route of Coronado's March (1540) through New Mexico and the intervening districts to the Arkansas River, in the light of the writings of the period, F. S. Dellenbach has come to conclusions entirely at variance with those of all previous investigators. His paper is very interesting for this reason and in itself.


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Agricultural Experiment Stations. Bulletins and Reports. Connecticut: Report for 1897. Part IV. Pp. 100; Bulletin 126. Insecticides. Pp. 12; No. 127. Cost of Plant Food. Pp. 10.—Cornell University: No. 146. Fourth Report of Progress on Extension Work. Pp. 28.—Michigan: Thirty-fifth Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture and Ninth of the Experiment Station. Pp. 540.—New Hampshire College: Press No. 30. Fertilizers. Pp. 1; No. 50. Dehorning Cattle. By F. W. Rane and H. H. Lamson. Pp. 12; Sweet Corn. By F. W. Rane. Pp. 24.—New York: Nos. 127, 128. Popular Edition. Small Fruits in 1897; No. 136. Inspection of Nurseries, etc. Pp. 30, with plates: ditto. Popular Edition. Pp. 10, with plates; Popular Editions. No. 1.37. Potato Fertilizing. Pp. 5; No. 138. Diseases of Plants Pp. 6; No. 139. Combating Plant Lice. Pp. 5, with plates; No. 140. Wood Ashes and Apple Scab. Pp.; No. 141. Stock Feeding. Pp. G; No. 142. Director's Report for 1897. Pp. 12.—North Dakota: No. 32. Chemical Studies. Pp. 12.—Ohio: No. 31. Lung and Stomach Worms of Sheep. Pp. 16.—United States Division of Forestry: Progress in Timber Physics. Pp. 20.—West Virginia: No. 50. The Periodical Cicada. By A. D. Hopkins. Pp. 48; No. 51. Commercial Fertilizers. By H. H. Hite. Pp. 36, with chart; Spray Calendar. By L. C. Corbet. Chart.

American Agriculturist Yearbook and Almanac for 1808. New York: Orange Judd Company. Pp. 665. 50 cents.

Beker, Gustabo Adolfo. Primas. Valparaiso, Chile: Karlos Kabezon. Pp. 181.

Bickerton, A. W. A New Story of the Stars. Christ Church, New Zealand. Pp. 150.

Bulletins and Reports. Michigan: Monthly Bulletin of Vital Statistics. April, 1898. Pp. 20.—National Association of Wool Manufacturers: Quarterly. June, 1898. Pp. 100. 50 cents.—New York State Library: Director's Report, 1897. Pp. 69. 10 cents.-New York Zoological Society: Second Annual Report. Pp. 143, with plates.—O'Sullivan, Henry: Report of Progress of Exploration in the Counties between Lake St. John and James Bay, Quebec—Philadelphia: Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Schools for 1897. Pp. 119.—Schimmel & Co.: Semiannual Report (essential oils, etc.). Leipzig and New York. Pp. 59.—United States Department of Labor: Bulletin No. 16. May, 1888. Alaskan Gold Fields. Washington. Pp. 212.—United States House of Representatives: Report on National Exposition in 1899. Pp. 19.

Chautauquan, The Texas-Colorado. Monthly. April, 1898. Boulder and Fort Worth. Pp. 16. 5 cents.

Dana, James D. Revised Text-Book of Geology. Fifth edition, revised and enlarged. Edited by William North Rice. American Book Company. Pp. 482.

Fobs, Dr. Das Freiherrlich von Sieretorpff-Cramm'sche Bad Driburg in seinen alten and neuesten Heilfactoren, etc. (Pamphlet about the Driburg bath, Germany, and hygienic bathing in general.) Brunswick: F. Vieweg & Son. Pp. 33.

Garnett, Richard. A History of Italian Literature. New York: D. Appleton and Company. Pp. 431. $1.50.

Illinois Steel Company, Chicago. Mineral Wool for Insulation of Cold Storage and Use in Architecture. Pp. 16.

La Barra, Eduardo de. Literatura Arcaica. Valparaiso, Chile: K. Newman. Pp. 373.

McConachie, Lauros G. Congressional Committees. New York: T. Y. Crowell & Co. Pp. 441.

Mercer, Henry C. Light and Fire Making. Philadelphia: MacCalla & Co. Pp. 29. 50 cents.

Minero, El, Mexicano (The Mexican Miner). Weekly. Mexico. Pp. 10.

Parkhurst. H. E. How to Name the Birds. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp 115. $1.

Proceedings, Transactions, etc. Kansas Academy of Sciences: Transactions, 1895-'96. Pp. 226.—Medico-Legal Society of New York: The Truth about Cigarettes. Pp. 48.—Society for the Promotion of Agricultural Science: Eighteenth Annual Meeting. Pp. 85.

Pyburn, George. Labor the Creator of Capital (Quarterly Studies in Socialism, No. 2). Girard, Kan.: J. A. Weisland. Pp. 20. 5 cents.

Reeves, Edward. Brown Men and Women, or the South Sea Islands in 1895 and 1896. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 291. $3.50.

Reprints. Femow, B. E.: Division of Forestry. Pp. 20.—Gilford, John. Forestry on the