Vol. LIV.] Established by Edward L. Youmans. [No. 3.
��� ��POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.
��JANUARY, 1899. EDITED BY WILLIAM JAY YOUMANS.
�� ��CONTENTS. PAM
I. The Evolution of Colonies. VI. Industrial Evolution. By James
II. The Mind's Eye. By Prof. Joseph Jastrow. (Illustrated.) 299
III. Nature Study in the Philadelphia Normal School. By L. L. W.
Wilson, Ph. D 313
IV. Principles of Taxation. XX. The Diffusion of Taxes. By the
Late Hon. David A. Wells 319
V. Our Florida Alligator. By I. W. Blake. (Illustrated.) 330
VI. The Racial Geography of Europe. The Jews. II. By Prof.
William Z. Ripley. (Illustrated.) 338
VII. True Tales of Birds and Beasts. By David Starr Jordan 352
VIII. Glacial Geology in America. By Prof. Daniel S. Martin 356
IX. Modern Studies of Earthquakes. By Georg Geraland 362
X. A Short History of Scientific Instruction. By Sir J. N. Lockter . . 372 XI. Should Children under Ten learn to Read and Write ? By Prof. G.
T. W. Patrick 382
XII. Soils and Fertilizers. By Charles Minor Blackford, Jr., M. D. . 392
XIII. Sketch of Friedrich August Kekule. (With Portrait.) 401
XIV. Editor's Table : A Voice from the Pulpit.— Lessons of Anthropology.— An
Example of Social Decadence. — The Advance of Science 409
XV. Scientific Literature 415
XVI. Fragments of Science 425
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