Popular Science Monthly/Volume 49/July 1896/Publications Received


Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Journal of. Second series, Vol X. Morphology of the Cerebral Convolutions, with Special Reference to the Order of Primates. By A. J. Parker, M. D.

Agricultural Experiment Stations. Connecticut: Nineteenth Annual Report. Part II. fertilizer Experiments; Availability of Organic Nitrogen; Fungi; Injurious Insects; Seeds.—Iowa: Bulletin No. 32. Entomological Work for 1895; Feeding Dairy Cows; Feeding Cottonseed Meal to Cows; Maturing Skim-milk Calves; Crop Notes for 1895; Butter Flavor; Some of our Advances in Breeding Fruits and Shrubs; Milk Preservatives, Formalin; Soil Moisture; Washing Butter; Our Window Gardens.—New Hampshire: Seventh Annual Report. Bulletin 31.—New York: Statement regarding Bulletins; Bulletin No. 98. Plum-leaf Spot; Cherry-leaf Spot and Fruit Rot; No. 99. The Spinach-leaf Maggot or Miner; No. 100. Combating Carnation Rust; No. 101. Potato Diseases on Long Island in the Season of 1895.—Ohio: Bulletin Cb and Fourteenth Annual Report for 1895; Bulletin 68. Some Destructive Insects; No. 09. The Chinch Bug; No. 70. Forage Crops.—Storrs Experiment Station: Bulletin No. 16. Experiments in Cream Ripening, Flavor, Aroma, Acid.—United States Department: Climate and Crop Service for Mouth of April, 1896.—Nebraska: Bulletin. Vol. VIII. Experiments in the Culture of the Sugar-beet in Nebraska.

Ayres, Alfred. The Verbalist. New and revised edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 337. $1.55

Blair, T. S. Human Progress. New York: William R. Jenkins. Pp. 573. 50 cents.

Bonney, T. G. Ice-work, Present and Past (International Scientific Series, No. 74.) New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp 295. §1.50.

Brown, Montague. Artistic and Scientific Taxidermy and Modeling. New York; Macmillan & Co. London: A. & C. Black. Pp. 462.

Bulletins, Catalogues, Reports, Reprints, etc. Boas, Franz: The Growth of Indian Mythologies (from Journal of American Folklore, January and March, 1896) and Anthropometrical Observations on the Mission Indians of Southern California (from Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. xliv, 1895).—Bishop, L. F.: Medicine as a Profession (from Rutgers College Targum).—Chimie Appliquée. Deuxième Congrés International à Paris. (juillet-août), 1896. Announcement of.—Columbia University, Contributions from the Geological Department of: A Newly Discovered Dike at De Witt, near Clinton, N. Y.; The Geological Sections of the East River at Seventieth Street, New York;

Geological Notes. Long Island and Nantucket—Davis, W. T.: St ten Island Names. Natural Science Association, New Brighton, S. I.—Ferguson, L. A.: Electrical Engineering in Modern Central Stations. (Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin.)—Fewkes, J. W.: A Contribution to Ethnobotany (from American Anthropologist, January, 1890); The Oraibi Flute-altar (from Journal of American Folklore, vol. viii. No. 31); The Prehistoric Culture of Tusayau (from American Anthropologist, May, 1896).—Hand, E. N.: The Essential Nature of Matter and Energy. Snow and Wilson Press, Spokane. Washington.—Harvey, J. E., M. D.: Latest Science. 10 cents. (78 Emerson Avenue, Chicago )—Iowa State Board of Health Bulletin, Vol. IX. No. 11.—Iowa University Bulletin: Laboratories of Natural History, Vol. Ill, No. 4.—lames, J. F., M. D.: The First Fauna of the Earth (from American Naturalist, October, 1895).—Keyes, T. B., M. D.: Dipsomania. Morphiamania, and Onanism (from Journal of Materia Medica, April, 1896).—Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Announcement of Summer Courses for 1896.—Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences. Pp. 201-216.—Philadelphia Zoölogical Society: Twenty-fourth Annual Report of Board of Directors.—Rose Polytechnic Institute: Fourteenth Annual Catalogue for 1890.—Schimnel & Co.: Semiannual Report of. Leipsic and New York.—Shufeldt, R. W.: Progress in American Ornithology (from American Naturalist, May 1, 1896).—Smithsonian Institution Publications: Reprints from Proceedings. No. 1033. Diagnosis of New Mollusks from the Survey of the Mexican Boundary; No. 1034. Diagnosis of New Species of Mollusks from the West Coast of America; No. 1035. Diagnosis of New Tertiary Fossils from the Southern United States; No. 10.36. The New Diplopod Myriapoda of the Genus Oxydesmus from the Congo; No. 1037. Priodesmus, a New Genus of Diplopoda from Surinam; No. 1088. On Geophilus Attennatus, Say. of the Class Chilopoda; No. 1089. An Arrangement of the Geophilidæ, a Family of Chilopoda; No. 1040. Description of a New Species of Golden Beetle from Costa Rica; No. 1041. Two New Species of Beetles or the Tenebrionid Genus Echocerus; No. 1042. East African Diplopoda of the Suborder Polydesmoidea, collected by Mr. William Astor Chanler; No. 1043. Description of a New Species of Pine Fish (Siphostonia Scovelli) from Corpus Christi, Texas; No. 1046. East African Odonata, collected by Dr. W. L. Abbott; No. 1047. Notes on the Odonata from East Africa, collected by the Chanler expedition; No. 1048 On the Proper Name of the Gunnels or Butter Fish; No. 1049. The Differential Characters of the Syngnaphid and Hippocampid Fishes; No. 1050; Notes on the Synonymy of the Torpedinidæ or Narcobatidæ; No. 1051. The Families of Synentognathons and their Nomenclature; No. 1052. On the Application of the Name Tenthis to a Genus of Fishes; No. 1053. Notes on the Nomenclature of Scymnus or Scymnorhinus, a Genus of Sharks; No. 1054. Notes on the Genus Cephalentherus or Rafinesque, and other Rays with Aberrant Pectoral Fins (Propterygia and Hicroptera); No. 1055. Notes on the Characinoid Fishes with Ctenoid Scales, with a Description of a New Psectrogaster; No. 1056. The Differential Characters of Characinoid and Erythrinoid Fishes; No 1057. Notes on Orectolobus or Crossorhinus, a Genus of Sharks; No. 1058. Note on the Fishes of the Genus Characinus; No. 1050. The Nomenclature of Rachicentron or Elacate, a Genus of Acanthopterygian Fishes; No. 1060. Note on the Nomenclature of the Poecilioid Fishes; No. 1061. The Nomenclature of the Fishes of the Characinoid Genus Tetragonopterus; No. 1066; Notes on Asbestos and Asbestiform Minerals: No. 1067. Preliminary Description of Some New Birds from the Galapagos Archipelago; No. 1068. The Classification and Geographical Distribution of the Pearly Freshwater Mussels; No. 1072. Description of Four New Triassic Unios from the Staked Plains of Texas: No. 1074. Description of a New Subspecies of the Genus Peucedramus Cones.—Union College: Announcement of Courses in the Summer School to be held at Saratoga Springs, July 6 to August 14, 1896.—United States Bureau of Education: Chapters from the Report of the Commissioner of Education; Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges; Forestry Education; Geology in the Colleges and Universities of the United States; Rules for the Spelling and Pronunciation of Chemical Terms.—Van Sargen, Gilbert, and White, T. G.: An Account of the Summer's Work in Geology on Lake Champlain (from Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences. October 28, 1895).—Walker. S. T.: The Modicum of Hearing of Deaf-Mutes (from the Medical Fortnightly, St. Louis).—Ward, Lester F.: The Data of Sociology (from American Journal of Sociology, vol. i, No. 6).—White, T. G.: The Faunas of the Upper Osdovician Strata at Trenton Falls, Oneida County, N. Y. (from Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. xv, pp. 71 to 96).

Byars, William Vincent. The Glory of the Garden and Other Odes, Sonnets, and Ballads. Author. Pp. 190.

Chapple, J. M. The Minor Chord. Chicago: F. Tennyson Neely. Pp. 223.

Conant, C. A. A History of Modern Banks of Issue. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 595. $3.

Family Culture. Monthly. Devoted to the Study of the Science of Human Life, Boston, Mass. $1 per annum.

Flower, Sydney. A Study in Hypnotism. Chicago: The Psychic Publishing Company. Pp. 326.

Forbes, S. A. Nineteenth Report of the Illinois State Entomologist. Noxious and Beneficial Insects. Pp., test, 270; cuts, xiv.

Freeman-Mitford, A. B. The Bamboo Garden. New York and London: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 224. £3.

Giddings, Franklin Henry. The Principles of Sociology. New York and London: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 476. $3.

Hadley, Arthur Twining. Economics. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 496. $2.50.

Instruccion Pública Mexicana, Revista de la (Mexican Review of Public Instruction). Mexico: Talleres (Academy) de la Escuela Nacional de Artes y Oficios ex Convento de San Lorenzo.

Keyes, C. R. The Origin and Relations of Central Maryland Granites, with an Introduction by G. H. Williams. Extract from Sixteenth Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey. Pp. 654 to 740.

McMaster. J. B. With the Fathers. Studies in the History of the United States. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 334. $1.50.

Paine, Thomas. The Age of Reason. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 203.

Psychologique, L'Année (Deuxième Année, 1895). Par MM. H. Beaunis et A. Binet. Paris, France. Pp. 1010.

Psychological Revival, The, and Educational Values of the Several Branches of Studies. (Chapters from the Report of the United States Commissioner of Education for 1893-'94.)

Public Libraries. Monthly. Chicago: Library Bureau. $1 per annum.

Putnam, George Haven. The Question of Copyright. New York and London; G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 486. $1.75.

Rubens, H. S. Cuban Belligerency. Petition of Tomas Estrada Palma, Delegate of the Republic of Cuba.

Smith, Hugh M. M. D. A Review of the History and Results of the Attempts to Acclimatize Fish and Other Water Animals in the Pacific States. Extract from Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission for 1895. Pp. 379 to 472.

Smith, Oberlin. Press-working of Metals. New York: John Wiley & Sons. London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd. Pp. 276.

Taussig. F. W. Wages and Capital. An Examination of the Wages-fund Doctrine. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 329. $1.50.

Weismann, August. On Germinal Selection. The Religion of Science Library. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Company. Pp. 61. V> cents.