Popular Science Monthly/Volume 51/May 1897/Publications Received


Agricultural Experiment Stations. Bulletins and Reports. Cornell University: The Pistol case-Bearer in Western New York. By M. V. Slingerland. Pp. 17; A Disease of Currant Canes. By E. J. Durand. Pp. 16 Michigan: Bacteria: What they Are and what they Do; and Ropiness in Milk. By C. E. Marshall. Pp. 44.—New Jersey: Report of the Botanical Department for 1896. By Byron D. Halsted. Pp. 136—New York: Director's Report for 1896. Pp. 30; The Cucumber Flea-beetle as the Cause of "Pimply" Potatoes. By F. C. Stewart. Pp. 10; Economy in using Fertilizers for raising Potatoes. By L L. Van Slyke. Pp. 14.—Ohio: Potatoes (Cultural Notes, etc). Pp. 16; Beet-sugar Production. Pp. 32 Investigations of Plant Diseases in Forcing-house and Garden. Pp. 26: Newspaper Bulletin on Black Knot, etc. Pp. 2.—Purdue University: Ninth Annual Report. Pp. 61. United States Department of Agriculture: The Carbohydrates of Wheat, Maize, Flour, and Bread; and the Action of Enzymic Ferments. By W. E. Stone. Pp. 44; Grasses and Forage Plants of the Rocky Mountain Region. By P. A. Rydberg and C. A. Shear. Pp. 48.

America and the Americans from a French Point of View. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 273. $1.25.

Angot, Alfred. The Aurora Borealis. New York: D. Appleton & Co. (International Scientific Series.) Pp. 264. $1.75.

Balch, E. S. Ice Caves and the Causes of Subterranean Ice. Philadelphia. Pp. 18.

Baldwin, Joseph. School Management and School Methods. New York: D. Appleton & Co. (International Education Series.) Pp. 395. $1.50.

Baskett, J. N. The Story of the Birds. New York: D. Appleton & Co. (Appletons' Home-Reading Books.) Pp. 268. 65 cents.

Bell, Louis. Electric Power Transmission. New York: The W. J. Johnston Company. Pp. 491.

Bulletins. United States Department of Labor. March, 1897. By C. D. Wright and O. W. Weaver. Pp. 236.—State Library, New York: Legislation by States in 1896. Pp. 110.—Geographical Club of Philadelphia: A Trip to Manika Land. By J. E. Farnum. Pp. 10.—Pasteur Institute (quarterly), Paul Gibier, Editor. Pp. 38.

Burgess, John W. The American History Series, Middle Period, 1817-18.58. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 544. $1.75.

Christiansen, Dr. C. Elements of Theoretical Physics Translated by W. F. Magie. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 339. $3.35.

Columbia University, New York. President's Annual Report, 1896. Pp. 89.

Conn, H. W., and Esten, W. M. Bacteria in the Dairy. (Two Papers.) Middletown, Conn. Pp. 36.

Duclaux, E. Atmospheric Actinometry and the Actinic Constitution of the Atmosphere. Smithsonian Contributions. (Hodgkins Fund.) Pp. 48.

Elliot, D. G. Catalogue of Birds obtained by the Expedition into Somanliland. Chicago: Field Columbian Museum. Pp. 38.

Gamble, Eliza Burt. The God Idea of the Ancients, or Sex in Religion. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 339.

Greenleaf, J. L., New York. The Times and Causes of Western Floods. Pp. 10.

Hollick, Arthur. Geological Notes, Long Island and Block Island. New York: Columbian University.

Hopper, Dr. M. S. Origin of the Tobacco Habit. Pp. 6.

Hughes, J. L. Froebel's Educational Laws for all Teachers. New York: D. Appleton & Co. (International Education Series.) Pp. 296. $1.50. '

Huntington, A. K, and McMillan, W. G. Metals, their Properties and Treatment. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 562. $2.50.

Interstate Commerce Commission. Eighth Annual Report on the Statistics of Railways. Washington. Pp. 657.

Kofoid, C. A. Plankton. Studies in the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History. Pp. 25, with plates.

McAdie, Alexander. Equipment and Work of an Aëro-physical Observatory. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. (Hodgkins Fund.) Pp. 82.

Maxwell, Sir Herbert. Robert the Brace. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. (Heroes of the Nations.) Pp. 387. $1.50.

Mayer, Alfred G. On the Color and Color patterns of Moths and Butterflies. Boston Society of Natural History. Pp. 96, with 10 plates.

Mearns, E. A. Preliminary Diagnosis of New Mammals. United States National Museum. Pp. 4.

Merrill, George P. A Treatise on Rocks, Rock-weathering, and Soils. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 411. $4.

Peet, Stephen D. The History of Explorations in the Mississippi Valley. Pp. 31.

Pellegrini, Pietro. I Diseredati e loro Diritti (The Disinherited and their Rights). Borgo a Mozzano, Italy. Pp. 205.

Price, Sadie F. The Fern Collector's Handbook and Herbarium. New York; Henry Holt & Co. 72 plates, with botanical indexes, etc. Reports. Home for Aged Jews of Chicago, 1894-1896. Pp. 62.—Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind. Year ending August 31, 1896. Pp. 274.

Ridgway, Robert. Birds of the Galapagos Archipelago. United States National Museum. Pp. 11-2.

Scott, William B. An Introduction to Geology. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 573. $1.90.

Setchell, William A. Laboratory Practice for Beginners in Botany. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 190. 90 cents.

Sharpe, R. W. Contribution to a Knowledge of the North American Fresh-water Ostracoda. Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History. Urbana. Pp. 72, with plates.

Starr, Frederick. Stone Images from Tarascan Territory, Mexico. Pp. 4, with 3 plates.

Stone, W. E., and Baird, W. H. The Occurrence of Raffinose in American Sugar Beets. Purdue University. Pp. 9, with plate.

Tarr, Ralph S. Elementary Geology. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 499. $1.40.

Tubeuf, Dr. Karl Freiherr. Diseases of Plants induced by Cryptogamic Parasites. English edition, by W. G. Smith. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 598.

Walsingham, Lord, and Dnrrant, John n. Rules for regulating Nomenclature (in Entomology). New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 18. 20 cents.

Wines, F. H., and Koren, John. The Liquor Problem in its Legislative Aspects. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Pp. 342.

Work in Anthropology at the University of Chicago. Pp. 8.