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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.

Dana, Mrs. W. S. How to know the Wild Flowers. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 298. $1.50.

Day, David T. Mineral Resources of the United States. Washington: Government Printing Office. Pp. 630.

Denizès, El Dr. G., and Delano, Manuel A. (translator). Esposiziôn elemental de los Prinzipos fundamentales de la Teoría Atomiqa (Elementary Exposition of the Fundamental Principles of the Atomic Theory). Paris. Pp. 35.

Drummond, A. T. Colors of Flowers in Relation to Time of Flowering. Pp. 5. Reprint.

Everett, Charles Carroll. The Gospel of Paul. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Pp. 307. $1.50.

Extermination of the Gypsy Moth. Report of the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture. Boston. Pp. 93.

Frazer, Persifor. Thomas Sterry Hunt. Pp. 13. Reprint.

Gilman, N. P. Socialism and the American Spirit. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Pp. 376. $1.50.

Gladden, Washington. Tools and the Man. Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Pp. 308. $1.25.

Glazebrook, R. T. Laws and Properties of Matter. D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 184.

Gould, George M., M. D. The Meaning and the Method of Life. G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 297. $1.75.

Greppo, C. L'Esprit Humain (The Human Mind). Paris. Pp. 73.

Halsted, B. D. A Study of Solanaceous Anthracnosis. Pp. 3. Reprint.

Hopkins, W. J. Telephone Lines. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 258. $1.50.

Houston, E. J. Electrical Measurements. New York: W. J. Johnson. Pp. 429. $1. — Out lines of Forestry. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co. Pp. 254. $1.

Journal of Physiology. Volume XIV, Nos. 2 and 3. March, 1893. Michael Foster, editor. Cambridge, England. Pp. 100. With Plates.

Keen, W. W. Tumor of the Hard Palate: Acute Appendicitis; Perinephritic Abscess. Pp. 7. Reprint.

Keenan, W. J., and Riley, James. The Transmitted Word. Dorchester Press Company, Boston. Pp. 113. 75 cents.

Laurie, S. S. John Amos Comenius. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 272.

Lecky, W. E. H. The Political Value of History. D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 57. 75 cents.

Lloyd, J. H. A Case of Syringo-myelia. Pp. 12. With Plates. Reprint.

Marine Biological Laboratory. Report of the Trustees. Boston. Pp. 01.

Morse, Edward S. A Curious Aino Toy. Pp. 7. — Latrines of the East. Pp. 16. Reprints.

Michelson, A. A. Spectroscopic Measurements. Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 24. With Plates.

Mivart, St. George. American Types of Animal Life. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. Pp. 374. $2.

Orchardson, Charles. Light of the Ages. Qnincy, 111. Pp. 304.

Orser, Levi. The Natural Method of writing Music. Boston: Eastern Publishing Company. Pp. 67.

Outdoors. Boston: Pope Manufacturing Co. Pp. 76.

Palmberg, Albert. A Treatise on Public Health. Macmillan & Co. Pp. 539. $5.

Pettee, Rev. J. T. Annual Address before the Meriden (Conn.) Scientific Association. Pp. 31.

Proctor, R. A. The Old and New Astronomy. Longmans, Green &, Co. Pp. 816. With Plates. 312.

Sabine, W. C. Physical Measurements. Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 126.

Salter, W. M. America's Compact with Despotism in Russia. J. B. Lippincott Co. Pp. 22.

Sharp, F. C. The Æsthetic Element in Morality. Macmillan & Co. Pp. 131. 75 cents.

Smith, L. H. The New Education. Rochester, N. Y.: Wilson & Young. Pp. 24.

Shufeldt, R. W. The Chionididæ. Pp. 7. — Ridgeway on the Anatomy of the Humming-Birds and Swifts. A Rejoinder. Pp. 5.

Stephen, Leslie. An Agnostic's Apology. G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 380.

Stevenson, J. J. Southeastern Alaska and its People. Pp. 18. With Map. Reprint.

Taft, L. R., Gladden H. P., and Coriell, R. J. Vegetable Tests. Pp. 30. — Spraying Small Fruits. Pp. 20. Michigan Agricultural College Bulletins.

The First Millennial Faith. By the Author of Not on Calvary. New York: Saalfleld & Fitch. Pp. 84. 50 cents.

The New Education. Monthly. W. N. and E. L. Hailmann, editors. New York: Simpson & Co. Pp. 24. $1 a year.

Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers. March, 1893. Monthly. Pp. 50. $5 a year.

Tucker, Benjamin R. Instead of a Book. New York: B. R. Tucker. Pp. 512. $1.

Waldo, Frank. Modern Meteorology. Charles Scribner's Sons. Pp. 400.

Williams, S. G. The Natural Sciences in Elementary Education. Pp. 10. Reprint.

Wright, J. Horticulture. Macmillan & Co. Pp. 154. 35 cents.

Youmans, Leroy F. Columbus Day Address. Columbia, 8. C. Pp. 37.




POPULAR MISCELLANY.

The Telautograph. — A new system of electric transmission was recently exhibited in New York and Chicago which promises to rival in commercial importance the telephone. This is the writing telegraph of Prof. Elisha Gray. By means of it any one can with an ordinary lead pencil on ordinary paper write a message or make a sketch and have it reproduced with exactness, in its minutest detail, in the receiving instrument, which may be hundreds of miles away. As this method of communication necessarily provides a record, and as the mistakes so easily possible in any system of oral communication can not occur, it should find a wide field of usefulness in the business world. Fac-simile telegraphs are almost as old as the art of telegraphy itself, but no such system has heretofore come into extended use, as they have proved unreliable in practice and have lacked the simplicity essential in any apparatus designed for general use. Nearly all previous attempts to provide autographic reproduction have depended upon synchronism