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THE POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY.

Lewis, Abram Herbert, D. D. Paganism surviving in Christianity. G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. 309.

Linnæan Society of New York. Abstract of Proceedings to March 2, 1892. Pp. 8.

Luchsinger, John. The Planting of the Swiss colony at New Glarus Wis. Madison, Wis., State Historical Society. Pp. 45.

MacAdie, Alexander. Shall we erect Lightning-rods? Boston: Ginn & Co. Pp. 8.

Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin. Feeding Experiments with Milch Cows. Pp. 16.

Mays, Thomas J., M. D. Pulmonary Phthisis in its Relation to Insanity and other Neuroses. Pp. 27.

Moorhead, Warren K. Primitive Man in Ohio. G. P. Putnam's Sous. Pp. 240.

Morse, Edward S., Salem, Mass. On the Older Forms of Terra-cotta Roofing-tiles. Pp. 72.

Palm, Andrew J., Editor. The American Journal of Politics. Vol. I, No. 1. Pp. 112. 35 cents, $4 a year.

Parsons, Prof. Frank Government and the Law of Equal Freedom. Boston: New Nation Publishing Co. Pp. 29.

Phillips, William B. Preliminary Report on a Part of the Lower Gold Belt of Alabama. Montgomery. Pp. 97.

Powers, Edward. Should the Rainfall Experiments be continued? Delavan, Wis. Pp. 15.

Prosser, Charles 8. The Devonian System of Eastern Pennsylvania. Pp. 12.

Qahezon Qarlos. Notas sobre la Reforma Ortografica (Notes on Orthographical Reform). Santiago Chili.

Riley, C. V. Reports of Observations and Experiments in the Practical Work of the Division of Entomology. Pp. 950.—Reports on the Damage by Destructive Locusts, during the Season of 1891. Pp. 64. Washington: Department of Agriculture.

Scientific Alliance of New York. Second Annual Directory. Pp. 33. 25 cents.

Scripture, E. W. Education as a Science. Yale University. Pp. 4.

Spencer, Herbert. Principles of Ethics. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Pp. 572.

Sternberg, George M., M. D. Practical Results of Bacteriological Researches. Pp. 17.

Stetson. John B., University, De Land, Fla. Annual Catalogue, 1891-'92. Pp. 44.

Tarr. R. S. Reconnaissance of the Guadalupe Mountains. Pp. 42.

Trelease, William, St. Louis. Detail Illustrations of Yucca, and Description of Agave Engelmanni. Pp. 10, with 24 Plates.

Turnbull, M. M. The Free-trade Struggle in England. Chicago: Open Court Publishing Co. Pp. 288. 75 cents.

United States National Museum, Washington: Notes on Avian Entozoa. By Edwin Linton. Pp. 25, with Plates.-Contributions toward a Monograph of the Noctuidæ of Boreal America. By John B. Smith. Pp. 48, with Plates.—On a Collection of Birds made by H. Y. Henson, in Japan. By Leonhard Stejneger. Pp. 72, with Plate.—Fishes collected in Mexico by Prof. Dugès. By Tarleton H. Bean, M. D. Pp. 8, with Plate.—Catalogue of Crabs of the Family Periceridæ. By Mary J. Rathburn. Pp. 50, with Plates.—Corystoid Crabs of the Genera Telmessus and Erimacrus. By James E. Benedict. Pp. 8, with Plates.—Annotated List of Shells of San Pedro Bay and Vicinity. By Mrs. Burton M. Williamson. Pp. 40, with Plates. The Fishes of San Diego. By Carl H. Eigenmann. Pp. 56, with Plates.—A New Genus and Sped s of Blind Cave Salamander. By Leonhard Stejneger. Pp. 3, with Plate.—The Evolution of House-building among the Navajo Indians. Pp. 4, with Plates. A Maid of Wolpai. Pp. 3, with Plate. Both by R. W. Shufeldt, M. D.—The Materials of the Earth's Crust. By George P. Merrill. Pp. 100, with Plates.—The Ulu, or Woman's Knife of the Eskimo. By Otis T. Mason. Pp. 4, with many Plates.—The Methods of Fire-making. By Walter Hough. Pp. 13, with Plate.—The Ainos of Yezo, Japan. By Romyn Hitchcock. Pp. 75, with Plates.—The Log of the Savannah. By J. Elfreth Watkins. Pp. 24, with Plates.—The Catlin Collection of Indian Paintings. By Washington Matthews. Pp. 18. with Plates.—Anthropology at the Paris Exhibition in 1889. By Thomas Wilson. Pp. 40.

United States Postal Guide, July, 1892. Philadelphia: G. F. Lasher. $2 a year.

Waterdale Researches, or Fresh Light on the Dynamic Action and Ponderosity of Matter. London: Chapman & Hall. Pp. 293.

Wells. Charles R. Natural-movement Method in Writing. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 44. 25 cents.

Whitimore, E. B., Rochester, N. Y. Relating to the Disposition of some of the Stars in our Region of Space. Pp. 20.

Who inspires our Modern Bishops? London: William Reeves. Pp. 16.

Willard, Deforest. M.D., and Lloyd, James Hendrie, M. D. A Case of Porencephalon in which Trephining was done, etc. Pp. 7.

Williams, Samuel G. The History of Modern Education. Syracuse, N. Y.: C. W. Bardeen. Pp. 395. $1.50.

Wolf, Alfred R. Some Moral Factors in the Engineer's Career. Pp. 8.

Yale Observatory. Report for 1891-'92. New Haven, Conn. Pp. 26.

 


POPULAR MISCELLANY.

Scientific Work of Rochester, N. Y.—A large part of the address of Mayor Curran, of Rochester, to the American Association on its meeting in that city was devoted to the scientific record of the city. While the people showed their mental activity in numerous material applications and business enterprises, he was also able to point with pride to the advances made in scientific research by certain of the population, quietly and without ostentation. The Rochester Microscopical Society was organized in 1 879, and has become the largest in the United States. From this beginning sprang the Rochester Academy of Science in 1881. It was divided into twelve sections, including anatomy, astronomy, botany, entomology, conchology, hygiene, ichthyology, infusoria, literature, microscopy, photography, and taxidermy. Its establishment gave a great impetus to scientific work, and afforded the citizens a clearer conception of what was being done. Among individual cultivators of science, Mr. H. C. Maine, editor of a daily paper, has distinguished himself by his careful observations of the sun, carried on through many years, and his theories as to the connection