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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.
The Truth-Seeker Annual, 1887. New York: Truth-Seeker Company. Pp. 114
Report of the Ladies' Health Protective Association of New York. Pp. 15.
Report of the New York Skin and Cancer Hospital for 1886 and 1887. Pp. 24 and 28.
True, Frederick W., Washington. A New Study of the Genus Dipodomys. Pp. 5.
Tourtellot, L. A., M.D., Utica, N. Y. On Lunacy Reform in New York. Pp. 15.
Keyser, John H., 115 Beekman Street, New York. How to break Monopoly. Pp. 32.
Chapin. Henry Dwight, M.D., New York. Peripheral Neuritis and the Painful Paralyses of Early Life. Pp. 15.
Stuart, Frank R., Denver, Colo. Natural Rights, Natural Liberty, and Natural Law. Pp. 37.
United States Bureau of Education. Proceedings of Department of Superintendence, February, 1886. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 169.
Gould, B. A.. Cambridge, Mass. "The Astronomical Journal." Semi-monthly. Pp. 8. $5 a volume.
Sanders, Christ. B., Houston, Texas. The Physical Nature of the Earth and a New Philosophy of Light. Pp. 8.
Galton, Francis. A Descriptive List of Anthropometric Apparatus. Cambridge, England: Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company. Pp. 11.
Yandell, David W.. M.D. Doctorate Address delivered at the Semi-Centennial Anniversary of the University of Louisville (Medical Department). Pp. 26.
Pearson, N. K. Our Common Cause. Omaha, Nebr. Pp. 148. 50 cents.
Ottawa Field Naturalists' Club. T. J. MacLaughlin, Treasurer, Ottawa, Cana. Transactions No. 7. Pp. 96.
Stowell. T. B., Ph.D. The Facial Nerve of the Domestic Cat Pp. 19.
Martin, H. Newell, and Brooks, W. K. Studies from the Biological Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, February, 1887. Baltimore: J. N. Murray. Pp. 24. 50 cents.
Foster, Michael. "The Journal of Physiology." Vol. VIII. No. 1. Cambridge, England. Pp. 43, with Plates. $5 a volume.
Dakota. Official Bulletin of the Commissioner of Immigration. January, 1887. Bismarck. Pp. 24.
Warren, Joseph H and Charles Everett, Boston. "Modern Life." Bi-weekly. Pp. 16. "Technics." Bi-weekly. Pp. 16. 10 cents each.
Comstock, Theodore B., Champaign. Ill. Oil and Natural Gas in Illinois. Pp. 16.
Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station. Bulletin for March. 1887. Pp. 12.
Spencer, Herbert. The Factors of Organic Evolution. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 76.
Rawlinson, George, and Gilman. Arthur. The Story of Ancient Egypt. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 408. $1.50.
Dos Passos, John R. The Interstate Commerce Act. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 125. $1.35.
Watson. John. Watson's Phonographic Instructor. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 144. $2.
Chamberlain. Basil Hail, and Batchelor, John. The Language, Mythology, and Geographical Nomenclature of Japan, viewed in tho Light of Aino Studies; including an Aino Grammar. Tokio. Japan: Imperial University. Pp. 174.
Ricker, George Hodgdon. Elements of English. Chicago: Tho Interstate Publishing Company. Pp. 100. 80 cents.
Gates, Charles O. Latin Word Building. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 160. 98 cents.
Reporter, Try-Square, or the Church of Practical Religion. New York: Tho Truth-Seeker Company. Pp. 314. $1.
Marshall, A. Miles, and Hurst. H. C. A Junior Course of Practical Zoölogy. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 440.
Storer, F. H. Agriculture in some of its Relations with Chemistry. Two vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 519 and 509. $5.
Carroll, Lewis. The Game of Logic. New York: Macmillan &, Co. Pp. 96. $1.
Fyffe, C. A. A History of Modern Europe. Vol. II. New York: Henry Holt &, Co. Pp. 513. $2.50.
Riley, Charles V. United States Entomological Report. Fourth edition. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 399.
Mendenhall. T. C. A Century of Electricity. New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Pp. 229. $1.25.
Bancroft, Hubert Howe. History of the Pacific States. Vol. XXVII. British Columbia. San Francisco: The History Company. Pp. 792.
Ballou, Maturin M. Due North, or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia. Boston: Ticknor & Co. Pp. 373.
Gillespie, William M. A Treatise on Surveying, comprising the Theory and the Practice. Revised, etc., by Cady Staley, Ph.D. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 550 + 127 of tables.
Redwood, Boverton. Petroleum: Its Production and Use. New York: D. Van Nostrand. Pp. 210. 50 cents.
Wood, Henry. Natural Law in the Business World. Boston: Lee & Shepard. Pp. 222.
A Fraudulent Benefaction.—The tricks of fraudulent schemers arc endless, and are marked by the greatest craft, so that even the most wary are sometimes taken in by them. There came to us some months ago what purported to be the honest proceedings of a national society—"The Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association of the United States." Among the "Transactions" was the approval of an offer, by the inventor, of freedom to make and use a fruit-evaporator, said to be superior to any ever before devised. Trusting to the honest appearance of the item, we noticed it as a public good, and the notice appeared in our last number. We are now informed, by Mr. Oscar C. Gibbs, editor of the "Farmers' Review," Chicago, in a note, for which we thank him, that the whole affair, including the society and the evaporator, is fraudulent. He writes:
D. Appleton & Co.:
Gentlemen: In your "Monthly" for April, on page 862, I notice an article entitled "A Fruit-Evaporator for the Public," purporting to present the proceedings of a meeting held at Columbus, Ohio (date not given), at which was offered to the "Fruit and Vegetable