Popular Science Monthly/Volume 53/August 1898/Publications Received


Agricultural Experiment Stations. Bulletins and Reports. Cornell University: No. 147. Fourth Report upon Chrysanthemums. By Wilhelm Mutler. Pp. 86.—Indiana: Report of the Botanical Department. By J. C. Arthur. Pp. 10.—Michigan: No. 157. Hog Cholera. By G. A. Waterman. Pp. 8; No. 158. Some Experiments with Poultry. By C. D. Smith and C. S. Brooks. Pp. JO.—Ohio: Peach Trees. Pp 192; Newspaper Bulletin, No. 183. Cucumbers. Melons, Tomatoes, Peach Trees, and Weeds. Pp. 2.—Purdue University: Special Bulletin on Commercial Fertilizers. By H. A. Huston, State Chemist; No. 65. Formalin for Prevention of Potato Scab. By J. C. Arthur. Pp. 16.—United States Department of Agriculture: No. 15. Forest Growth and Sheep-raising in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon. By F. W. Coville. Pp. 54; No. 16. Forestry Conditions and Interests of Wisconsin. By Filibert Roth, with a Discussion by B. E. Fernow. Pp. 76; No. 22. Climate of Cuba; also a Note on the Weather of Manila. By W. P. R. Phillips. Pp. 23; North Dakota Weather and Crops. By B. H. Bunson. Pp. 8.

Britton, N. L., and Brown, Hon. Addison. An Illustrated Flora of the United States, Canada, and the British Possessions. Vol. III. Apocynaceæ to Composite (Dogbane to Thistle). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 588. $3.

Bulletins, Reports, etc. Harvard College Observatory: The Meteoric Shower of November 13, 1897. By William H. Pickering. Pp. 16, with plate.—Johns Hopkins University Circulars: Notes from the Physical Laboratory. Pp. 16. 10 cents.—Minnesota: Third Annual Report of the Chief Fire Warden. 1897. Pp. 80.

Conant, Franklin Story. A Biographical Sketch and Memoir on the Cubomedusæ (a memorial volume). Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press. Pp. 62, with portrait and 8 plates.

Crook, James W. German Wage Theories. History of their Development. Columbia University (Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law). Pp. 113. $1.

Elliott, A. G., Editor. Industrial Electricity. Translated and adapted from the French of Henri de Graffiguy. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 149.

Fairlie, J. A. The Centralization of Administration in New York State. Columbia University (Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law). Pp. 207. $1.

Haddon, A. C. The Study of Man. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 410.

International Correspondence School. What Correspondence Instruction is. Scranton, Pa. Pp. 24.

Lange, D. Handbook of Nature Study for Teachers and Pupils in Elementary Schools. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 329. $1.

MacEwan. The Essentials of Argumentation. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. Pp. 412. $1.12.

Mathews, F. Schuyler. Familiar Life in Field and Forest. The Animals, Birds, Frogs, and Salamanders. New York: D. Appleton and Company. Pp. 284. $1.75.

Miller, John. The School System of the State of New York (as viewed by a Canadian). Toronto: Warwick Brothers & Rutter. Pp. 201.

New Jersey, Geological Survey of. The Physical Geography of New Jersey. By R. D. Salisbury, with Appendix by C. C. Vermeule. Trenton. Pp. 200. with plates.-Also, accompanying this, a Relief Map of New Jersey, 24 x 42 inches, with name-sheet

New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. XI. Part. I. G. Van Ingen, Editor. Pp. 135, with plates.

Parker, F. W., and Helm, N. L. Uncle Robert's Geography. II. On the Farm. New York: D. Appleton and Company. Pp. 158. 40 cents.

Rasius, C. E. Rechte and Pflichten der Kritik (Rights and Duties of Criticism). Leipsic: William Engelmann. Pp. 171.

Reprints. Bessey, C. A. and E. A.: Further Notes on Thermometer Crickets. Pp. 2.—Black well, Rev. A B.: Consciousness and its Helpers. Pp. 6.—Craig, C. T.: Neurotic Lithemia. Danbury, Conn. Pp. 3.—Fernald, M. L.: The Genus Antennaria in New England. Pp. 12.—Fewkes, J. Walter: The Winter Solstice Ceremony at Walpi. Pp. 38.—Fuller. M. L.: Notes on a Carboniferous Bowlder Train in Eastern Massachusetts. Pp. 12.—Hale, F. E.: Treatment of the Uric-Acid Diathesis. Pp. 7.—Van der Water, G. R., D. D., and Beaman, C. C: Anniversary Addresses at Babies' Wards, New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital. Pp. 12.—Wateon, L. H.: Uracidemia. Pp. 3.—Winter, H. L.: Notes on Criminal Anthropology and Bio-Sociology. Pp. 37, with plates.

Rice, Wallace, and Eastman, Bassett. Under the Stars, and other Verses. Chicago: Way & Williams. Pp. 64.

Rowley, John. The Art of Taxidermy. New York: D. Appleton and Company. Pp. 244. $2.

Sloyd Bulletin. Monthly. No. 1. May, 1898. Boston: Sloyd Training School. Pp. 40.

Smithsonian Institution: Review and Bibliography of the Metallic Carbides. By J. A. Mathews. Pp. 32.—Revision of the Deep-Water Mollusca of the Atlantic Coast of the United States, etc. By A. E. Verrill and K. J. Bush. Pp. 132, with plates.

Still, Alfred. Alternating Currents of Electricity and the Theory of Transformers. London: Whittaker & Co. New York: The Macmillan Company. Pp. 184. $1.50.

Taylor, A. R. The Study of the Child (International Education Series). New York: D. Appleton and Company. Pp. 215.

Thomas, Prof. Cyrus. Introduction to the Study of North American Archaeology. Cincinnati: The Robert Clarke Company. Pp. 408. $2.

United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. Notice to Mariners. No. 282. May, 1898. Pp. 10.

Washburn, F. L. Preliminary Report upon the Introduction of the Eastern Oyster to the Oregon Coast, Summer of 1897. Pp. 4.

Whitten, R. H. Public Administration in Massachusetts: the Relation of Central to Local Activity. Columbia University (Studies in History, Economics, and Public Law). Pp. 167. $1.