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POPULAR MISCELLANY.

Report of the Curator of Wesleyan University the Museum. Pp. 8.

On the so-called Bird-Track Sculptures in Ohio. A Glacial Pebble, Fired Stones, and Prehistoric Implements. Impression of the figures on a "Meday stick." All by Daniel G. Brinton, M. 1). Philadelphia.

On the Xinca Indians of Guatemala. By Daniel G. Brinton, M. D. Pp. 9.

Bulletin of the Iowa Agricultural College. By Charles K. Bessey. Pp. 64.

Diccionario Tecnologico (Technological Dictionary). English-Spanish. Part XI. New York: N. Ponce de Leon. Pp. 64. 60 cents.

The Spanish Treaty opposed to Tariff Reform. New York Free Trade Club. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 31.

Normal Language Lessons. By S. J. Sornberger. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 81. 50 cents.

Underground Conduits. Report of International Electrical Exhibition. Philadelphia: Franklin Institute. Pp. 56.

Fire and Burglar Alarms and Annunciators. Report of International Electrical Exhibition Philadelphia: Franklin Institute. Pp. 16.

Municipal Administration. By Robert Matthews. Rochester, N. Y. Pp. 16.

Alabama Weather Service. January, 1885. Agricultural and Mechanical College. Auburn. Pp. IT.

Whitestown Centennial Celebration. Historical Discourse. By Charles Tracy. Pp. 16.

Dynamite and Extra-Territorial Crime. By Francis Wharton, LL. D. Philadelphia. Pp. 28.

Symbolism and Science. By Lloyd P. Smith. Philadelphia: Privately printed. Pp. 23.

Aims and Methods of the Teaching of Physics. By Professor Charles K. Wead. Washington: Government Printing-office. Pp. 153.

"The Inland Monthly." Vol. L No. 2. Columbus, Ohio. Pp. 16. 15 cents a copy; $1.50 a year.

The Geological and Natural History Survey of Minnesota. N. H. Winchell, State Geologist. First Annual Report, 1872. Pp. 130, with Plates. Tenth Report, 1831. Pp. 260, with Plates. Eleventh Report, 1832. Pp. 220, with Maps. Twelfth Report, 1883. Pp. 384, with Plates.

Mind-Reading and Beyond. By William A. Hovey. Boston: Lee & Shepard. Pp. 201.

American Historical Association. Report of the Organization and Proceedings. By Herbert B. Adams, Secretary. Pp. 44. 50 cents. Studies in General History and the History of Civilization. By Andrew D. White. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 23. 50 cents.

Resultados del Observatorio Nacional Argentine. (Results of the Argentine National Observatory.) By Benjamin A. Gould, Director. Vol. II, 1872 Pp. 296. Vol. Ill, 1873. Pp. 510. Vol. IV, 1873. Pp. 588. Buenos Ayres: Pablo E. Coni.

Catalogo de Zonas Estelares. (Zone Catalogue of Mean Positions of Stars.) Observed at the Argentine National Observatory. By Benjamin A. Gould. Vol. VII. Pp. 440. Vol. VIII. Pp. 424. Cordoba, Argentine Republic. Published at the Observatory.

"The Sanitary Engineer." Conducted by Henry 0. Meyer. Vol. X. June to November, 1884. 140 William Street, New York. Pp. 612. $3.

Our Bodies, or How we Live. By Albert F. Blaisdell, M. D. Boston: Lee & Shepard. Pp. 285. 60 cents.

The Fallacy of the Present Theory of Sound. By Henry A. Mott, Jr. New York: John Wiley & Sons. Pp. 103. 60 cents.

The Mentor. By Alfred Ayres. New York: Funk & Wagnalls. Pp. 211.

The Care of Infants. By Sophia Jex-Blake, M. D. New York: Macmillan &, Co. Pp. 103. 40 cents.

Alice's Adventures In Wonderland, and through the Looking-Glass. By Lewis Carroll. New York: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 192 and 224. 50 cents paper, 75 cents cloth.

Controlling Sex in Generation. By Samuel Hough Terry. New York: Fowler & Wells Company. Pp. 147. $1.

School-Keeping. How to do it. By Hiram Orcutt. Boston: New England Publish mg Company. Pp. 244. $1.

Serapis. A Romance. By George Ebers. New York: William S. Gottsberger. Pp. 367. 90 cents.

Representative American Orations. By Alexander Johnston. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Three vols. Pp. 282, 314, 405. $3.75.

Original Researches in Mineralogy and Chemistry. By J. Lawrence Smith. Edited by J. B. Martin, B.S., M.D. Louisville. Printed by John P. Morton & Co. 1884. Pp. 630.

The Rise of Intellectual Liberty from Thales to Copernicus. By Frederick May Holland. New York: Henry Holt & Co. 1885. Pp. 453. $3.50.

The Correspondence and Diaries of the late Right Hon. John Wilson Croker, LL.D., F.R.S., from 1809 to 1830. Edited by Louis J. Jennings. In two vols., with portrait. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1884. Pp. 534 and 572.

Smithsonian Meteorological and Physical Tables. By Arnold Guyot. Fourth edition. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. Pp. 738.

Mining Camps. By Charles Howard Shinn. New York: Charles Scribner's Sous. Pp. 316. $2.

Diluvium; or, the End of the World. By George S. Pidgeon. St. Louis: Commercial Printing Company. Pp. 175.

The Patriarchal Theory. Based on the Papers of the late John Ferguson McLennan. Edited and completed by Donald McLennan. London: Macmillan & Co. Pp. 355. $4.

Mortality Experience of the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, 1846 to 1878. Hartford, Conn. Pp. 85, with Plates.

Tertiary Vertebrata. Book I. By E. D. Cope. Washington. U. 8. Geological Survey of the Territories. Pp. 1009, with nearly 100 Plates.

 


POPULAR MISCELLANY.

Psychology of the Chimpanzee.—Dr. C. Pitfield Mitchell has published a "Study of the Psychology of the Chimpanzee," which he has made upon a specimen in captivity at the Central Park Menagerie, New York. On being introduced, the animal offers his right fore hand, and, grasping one of the fingers of his visitor, attempts to put it in his mouth. The extension of the hand, in meeting an acquaintance, is made with a pleased look of recognition, unmistakably the outcome of gratified social feeling, and is often accompanied with a presentation of the back to be scratched. The chimpanzee, seated in a chair at table before a bowl of milk, grasps the spoon with his right fore-hand, and feeds himself, wiping his lips with a napkin held in his left fore-hand. In using the spoon, the coordination of movements lacks precision, but none of the milk is spilled;