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POPULAR MISCELLANY.

Miller, Annie Jenness, Editor. "Dress." Monthly. Devoted to the Practical and Beautiful in Women's and Children's Clothing, etc. New York: The Gallison and Holborn Company. Vol. I, No. 1. Pp. 34. 15 cents. $1.50 a year.

Mays, Thomas J., M.D., Philadelphia. Does Pulmonary Consumption tend to exterminate the American Indian? Pp. 8.—An Experimental Inquiry into the Chest Movements of the Indian Female. Pp. 11. Detroit, Mich.: George S. Davis.

Morel, Dr. V. New Treatment of the Affections of the Respiratory Organs and of Blood-Poison, by Rectal Injections of Gases. Pp. 21. Also Reprints of Articles on the same, and List of Apparatus. Pp. 18. Philadelphia: James W. Queen & Co.

Jackson, C. Loring, and others. Contributions from the Chemical Laboratory of Harvard College. (Five Papers.)

Chaillé, Stanford E., Tulane University, La. Abuse of Alcoholics by the Healthy. Pp. 36.—Infants; their Chronological Progress. Pp. 20.

Public Health in Minnesota. Red Wing, Minn. State Board of Health. Pp. 8.

Walker, James, Cincinnati. Remarks and Criticisms on Articles about Brewing. Pp. 26.

Bolton, Henry Carrington, Hartford, Conn. Alchemy and Numismatics. Pp. 12.

"Once a Month." A Journal for Young People, Newark, N.J.: Bichard W. Bloemeke. Pp. 16. 5 cents. 60 cents a year.

Kitao, Diro. Beiträge zur Theorie der Bewegung der Erdatmospäre und der Wirbelstürme. (Contributions to the Theory of the Movement of the Earth's Atmosphere and of Hurricanes.) Tokio, Japan. Imperial University of Japan. Pp. 96. With Plates.

United States National Museum. "Proceedings," four sheets. Washington: Smithsonian Institution.

Halstead, Byron D. Bulletin of the Iowa Agricultural College, from the Botanical Department. Pp. 66.

Plumb, Charles S. "Agricultural Science." Monthly. May, 1857. Geneva, N. Y. Pp. 24. $2 a year.

Bocock, Kemper, Philadelphia. A Plea for Area Taxation. Pp. 82.

Stone, George H., Colorado Springs, Col. Terminal Moraines in Maine. Pp. 8.

Averil, William D., Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. "The Conchologists' Exchange." Monthly. Pp. 12. 8 cents. 85 cents a year.

Huston, H. A., Director, Lafayette, Ind. The Indiana Signal Service. Pp. 9.

Isms, Material, Occult, and Spiritual, and their Influence in determining the Religion of the Future. Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co. Pp. 85. 40 cents.

Beall, F. M. M. "Monthly Weather Review, of United States." March, 1887. Washington City: Signal-Office. Pp. 28.

Boehmer, George H. List of Astronomical Observatories. Washington: Government Printing-office. Pp. 14.

Smithsonian Institution. Miscellaneous Papers relating to Anthropology. Pp. 44.

Bournot, John George. Local Government in Canada. An Historical Study. Baltimore: N. Murray. Pp. 72. 50 cents.

Williston, Samuel W. Synopsis of the North American Syrphidæ. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 335.

Thomann, G. Colonial Liquor Laws. New York: United States Brewers' Association. Pp. 202.

Erichsen, Hugo, M.D. The Cremation of the Dead. Detroit: D. O. Haynes & Co. Pp. 264. $2.

Bastin, Edson S. Elements of Botany. Chicago: G. P. Engelhard & Co. Pp. 282. $2.50.

James, Frank L. Elementary Microscopic Technology. Part I. St. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal Company. Pp. 107. 75 cents.

American Society of Microscopists. Proceedings, Ninth Annual Meeting, 1886. Buffalo, N. Y., D. S. Kellicott, Secretary. Pp. 243.

"Doctor Frank." Health in our Homes. Pp. 112. 75 cents—Health of our Children. Pp. 128. 75 cents. A Friend in Need; a Household Guide in Health and in Disease. Pp. 460. $3. Boston: Thayer Publishing Company.

Tolstoi, Count Léon. Katia. New York: William S. Gottsberger. Pp. 193. 50 cents.

Bell, George W. The New Crisis. Des Moines, Iowa: Moses Hull & Co. Pp. 351.

Oldberg, Oscar. A Manual of Weights and Measures, with Rules and Tables. Chicago: Charles J. Johnson. Pp. 246. $1.50.

Jameson, J. Franklin. Willem Usselinx, Founder of the Dutch and Swedish West India Companies. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 234. $1.

Laing, Samuel. A Modern Zoroastrian. London: F. V. White & Co. Pp. 265.

Sutton, John Bland. Ligaments, their Nature and Morphology. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Co. Pp. 107. $1.25.

Rosmini, Antonio Serbati. The Ruling Principle of Method applied to Education. Boston: D. C. Heath & Co. Pp. 863. $1.50.

Dudley, Marion V. Poetry and Philosophy of Goethe. Chicago: S. C. Griggs & Co. Pp. 300.

Thompson, Maurice, Indianapolis. Indiana: Geology and Natural History. Fifteenth Annual Report. Pp. 359.

United States Commissioner of Education. Report for 1884-'85. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 848.

Browne, Lennox, and Behnke, Emil. Voice, Song, and Speech. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 243.

Thompson, Daniel Greenleaf. The Problem of Evil. London: Longmans, Green & Co. Pp. 281.

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Proceedings, 1887. Sheets 4 and 5.

Marsh. O. C. Dinocerata: A Monograph on an Extinct Order of Gigantic Mammals. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 243, with 56 Plates.

 

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The Glacial Lake and Island of Cincinnati.—The city of Cincinnati occupies, as Professor Joseph F. James remarks, one of the most interesting geological positions on the North American Continent. The strata of its hills are almost wholly composed of Lower Silurian fossils, in nearly perfect preservation, packed as closely as they can be stowed together. Besides this, it furnishes most interesting marks of the conditions which prevailed in the region in glacial and pre-glacial times. After the close of the glacial period, in the presence of the débris left by the ice-sheet, blocking up in places the beds of the former streams, new channels had to be sought by the water. Many streams were compelled to form entirely new channels, but others had to carve