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Dr. Draper's "Conflict."—There have been published of Dr. Draper's book, "The Conflict," eight editions in America, and five in London. It has been translated into French, and is in its third edition in Paris. The German translation made by Dr. Rosenthal has had a similar success. A Polish translation has been made in the University of Warsaw; a Servian one by Prof. Meta Rakitch, in Belgrade. The Spanish translation is by Señor Arcemis, the astronomer of Cadiz. The Russian is under examination by the censorship.


Exploration of the Colorado River of the West. By Major J. W. Powell. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 291, with Maps.

Science By-ways. By R. A. Proctor. Philadelphia: Lippincott. Pp. 422. Price, $4.00.

Selection and Use of the Microscope. By J. Phin. New York: Industrial Publication Co. Pp. 131. Price, To cents.

Report on the Wisconsin Institution for the Blind, 1875. Madison, Wis.: E. B. Bolens. Pp. 20.

Bulletin of the United States National Museum, No. 2. Washington: Government Printing-office. Pp. 50.

American Journal of Microscopy. Monthly. New York: Industrial Publication Co. 50 cents per year.

Forms of Life found in the Oral Cavity. By C. N. Peirce, D.D.S. Lancaster, Pa.

Pennsylvania Journal of Dental Science. Pp. 23.

Bridge and Tunnel Centres. By J. B. McMaster. New York: Van Nostrand, Pp. 106. Price, 50 cents.

Scientific Monthly. E. H. Fitch, Editor and Publisher. Toledo, 0.: Pp. 96. Price, $3.00 per annum.

Geological Notes. By W. B. Rogers. Pp. 13.

Circulars of the Bureau of Education. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 130.

Vick's Floral Guide for 1876. Rochester. New York: Vick & Co. Quarterly, 25 cents per year.

Geological Survey of Minnesota, 1874. By N. H. Winchell. St. Paul: Pioneer Press print. Pp. 36, with Maps.

Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1875. Pp. 49.

Safety-Valves. By R. H. Buell. New York: Van Nostrand. Pp. 100. Price, 50 cents.

Mammoth Cave of Ken tuck j. By W. S. Forwood, M.D. Philadelphia: Lippincott. Pp. 241, with Illustrations.

Three Months in Old Hospitals of Paris. By R. Ludlam, M.D. Philadelphia: Sherman & Co. Pp. 16.

Report of the United States Treasurer, 1875. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 67.

Post-Nasal Catarrh. By B. Robinson, M.D. New York: Trow & Son. Pp. 29.

Does Matter do it all? By Epes Sargent. Boston: Colby & Rich. Pp. 16.

Zappus Hudsonius, and Lagopus Leucurus. By E. Cones. Washington: Government Printing-Office. Pp. 10.

Necessity of a Mechanical Laboratory. By R. H. Thurston. Philadelphia: W. P. Kildare, Printer. Pp. 10.


Relations of Chemistry to Pharmacy and Therapeutics.—We present herewith the main points of an instructive address delivered by Dr. T. Sterry Hunt before the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, on "The Relations of Chemistry to Pharmacy and Therapeutics."

With the eighteenth century is connected the birth of modern chemistry; and, while Priestley and Lavoisier are honored as having given a new impulsion to chemical theory, the Swedish apothecary Scheele will always be remembered as one who probably enriched the science with more discoveries than either of them. The three brightest names on the roll of great chemists in our century have been gathered from