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Canada : Prof. Edward Prince appointed Commissioner of

Fisheries for, 37 ; the Inspection of Canadian Meteorological

Stations, Charles Carpmael, 61; Castorologia ; or the His.

tory and Traditions of the Canadian Beaver, Horace Martin,


Canals of Mars, the, 64

Candolle (Alphonse de), Death of, 561

Caoutchouc, Vulcanic, Rules for Estimating Quality of, M.

Vladimiroff, 563

Cape Colony, Government Encouragement of the Fruit Export

Trade, 234 ; Proposed Investigations of Chemical Composi.

tion of Soils in, 301 ; Water-boring in, 349; the Dairy

Industry in, A. C. Macdonald, 471

Capraja, on the Petrography of the Island of, Hamilton

Emmons, 334

Carbon, Crystallised, 370

Carburation of Iron, on the, John Parry, 560

Carey (E. G.), the Value of Annealing Steel, 396

Carpmael (Charles), the Inspection of Canadian Meteorological

Stations, 61

Carr (F. H.), the Composition of some Commercial Specimens

of Aconitine, 430

Carrington (Dr. Benjamin), Death of, 348

Carruthers (W., F.R.S.), Yew Poisoning, 285.

Carus. Wilson (Chas. A.), the Niagara Spray Clouds, 414

Cassie (W.), Printing Mathematics. 8

Cassiopeia, Parallaxes of u and 0, Harold Jacoby, 565

Castorologia ; or, the History and Traditions of the Canadian

Beaver, Horace Martin, 224

Cat, Electricity in, Remarkable Case of, 17

Catalogue of the British Echinoderms in the British Museum,

F. Jeffrey Bell, 508

Catania, Earthquake at, 543

Caucasus, Silk Culture in the, G. Sedlaczek, 397

Cave and Cliff Dwellings in Central Arizona, J. W. Tourney,

Cave-burial, the Prehistoric Interments of the Bahi Rossi

Caves, near Mentone, A. J. Evans, 239

Caves, Blind Animals in, Prof. E. Ray Lankester, F.R.S.,

389, 486 ; J. T. Cunningham, 439, 587 ; A. Anderson, 439 ;

G. A. Boulenger, 608

Caves, Yorkshire, Relics found in, Rev. Edward Jones, 112

Ceilings, Soot-figures on, E. B. 'oulton, F.R.S., 608 ; Prof.

Oliver Lodge, F.R.S., 608

Cells : their Structure and Functions, Prof. Dr. Oscar Hertwig,


Census, Bengal, Facts significant of Progress, 617

Centipedes, Phosphorescence in, R. I. Pocock, 545

Cetacean Genus Mesoplodon, Observations on the Development

of the Rostrum in the, Henry O. Forbes, 455

Cetology ; Sowerby's Whale on the Norfolk Coast, T. South-

well, 349

Ceylon's Contribution to the Chicago Exhibition, 156

Ceylon, the Industrial Population of, 470

Ceylon Tea Industry, the Development of the, Dr. Trimen,


Chalais-Meudon, Dirigible Balloon in Construction at, 112

Chaldæa, Ancient Copper Relics discovered in the course of M.

de Sarzec's Excavations in, M. Berthelot, 360

Chanler's (Aston) Expedition to Lake Rudoll, 327

Chambers's Encyclopædia, 340

Champagne Trade since 1844, Statistics of, 157

Chandler (Dr.), Ephemeris for Bodies Moving in the Biela

Orbit, 186

Channels of Mars, J. W. Kingsmill, 133

Chapeaux (Marcelin) on the Digestion of the Colenterata, 621

Chapman (Abel), Wild Spain, 585

Chatham Islands and an Antarctic Continent, the, H. O.

Forbes, 474

Chauveau (A.), the Pancreas and the Nervous Centres Con.

trolling the Glycemic Function, 479 ; the Pancreas and the

Nerve Centres regulating the Glycemic Function ; Experi-

mental Demonstrations Derived from a Comparison of the

Effects of a Removal of the Pancreas with those of Bulbary

Section, 528 ; on the Pathogeny of Diabetes, 384 ; Existence

of Distinct Nervous Centres for Perception of Fundamental

• Colours of Spectrum, 143

Chemistry: Memorial Celebration for, A. W. von Hofmann,

14; Berlin Method of Cleaning Mercury, 16 ; New Method

of Preparing Glycol Aldehyde, Drs. Marckwald and Ellin

ger, 17; the Framework of Chemistry, W. M. Williams,

28 ; Projected Memorial to Carl Wilhelm Scheele, 37; Iso-

lation of Gold and Cadmium Compound, Heycock and

Neville, 40; Power of Hydrogen Absorption of Various

Metals, Herren Neumann and Streintz, 63; Further Re-

searches on Nucleinic Acid, Prof. Kessel, 72; Isolation of Fluo-

sulphuric Acid, Thorpe and Kermian, 87 ; Chemical Lecture

Experiments, G. S. Newth, Sir Henry E. Roscoe, F.R.S.,

97 ; Matriculation Chemistry, Temple Orme, 99 ; Notes on

Qualitative Chemical Analysis, Lakshmi Narasu Nayudu, 100;

Isolation of Penta-Iodide and Bromide of Cæsium, Wells and

Wheeler, 113; Oatlines of Organic Chemistry, Clement

J. Leaper, 124; a Lilac Colour produced from Extract of

Chestnuts, Mr. Palmer, 132 ; Azoimide, 136; Preparation of

Metallic Chromium by Electrolysis, Em. Placet, 144; Carl

Wilhelm Scheele, Prof. T. E. Thorpe, F.R.S., 152; Pre-

paration of Chloraurates and Bromaurates of Cæsium and

Rubidium, Wells and Wheeler, 158 ; Interaction of Iodine

and Potassium Chlorate, Thorpe and Perry, 165; Magnetic

Rotation of Sulphuric and Nitric Acids, W. H. Perkins, Sen.,

165; Refractive Indices and Magnetic Rotations of Sulphuric

Acid Solutions, S. U. Pickering, 165; Some Alkylamine

Hydrates, S. U. Pickering, 165; Experiment on Triethyla-

mine Hydrate, Prof. Thorpe, 165 ; Atomic Weight of Boron,

E. Aston and W. Ramsay, 165; Methoxyamido-1:3-dime-

thylbenzene, W. R. Hodgkinson and L. Limbach, 165 ;

Chemical Society, 165, 238, 311, 405, 430, 479, 551;

Chemical Society's Memorial Lectures, 248 ; Necessity of

Water in Chemical Reactions, V. H. Veley, 167 ; Chemical

Study of Opium Smoke, Henri Moissan, 168 ; Oxygen for

Limelighi, T. C. Hepworth, 176; Propo-ed Memorial to

Jean Servais Stas, 182; Hydroxylamine, Lobry de Bruyn,

185; Notes on Silver Chlorides, M. C. Lea, 189; Quantita-

tive Separation of Barium from Strontium and of Sirontium

from Calcium by Action of Amyl Alcohol on Bromides and

Nitrates respectively, P. E. Browning, 189; Action of High

Temperature on Metallic Acids, H. Moissan, 192 ; the

Chemistry of Life and Health, C. W. Kimmins, 198; Isola-

tion of two Predicted Hydrates of Nitric Acid, S. W. Pick-

ering, 238; Anhydrous Oxalic Acid, W. W. Fisher, 238 ;

Production of Orcinol, &c., from Dehydracetic Acid, W.

Collie and W. S. Myers, 238 ; the Origin of Colour and

Fluorescence, W. N. Hartley, 238 ; H. E. Armstrong, 238 ;

the Reduction Products of Dimethyldiacetylpentane, F. S.

Kipping, 238 ; Products of Interaction of Zinc Chloride on

Sulphuric Acid and Camphor, H. E. Arm-trong and F. S.

Kipping, 239; Griess-Sandmeyer Interactions and Catter.

mann's Modification thereof, H. E. Armstrong and W. P.

Wynne, 239 ; Methods of Observing and Separating Spectra

of easily Volatile Metals and their Salts, W. N. Hartley,

239 ; Manganese Borate, W. N. 'Hartley and H. Ramage,

239; Compounds of Salicylic and Cresotinic Acid Lactides

with Chloroform, Prof. Anschütz, 255; on the Purification

of Arsenical Zinc, M. H. Lescoeur, 288 ; on Some Isoimides

of Camphoric Acid, MM. S. Hoogewerff and W. A. Van

Dorp, 288 ; on a New Fluorine-Derivative of Carbon,

Frédéric Swarts, 309;

a Process of Sterilisation of

Albumin Solutions at 100° C., Émile Marchal, 310 ; the

Identity of Caffeine and Theire and the Interactions of

Caffeine and Auric Chloride, W. R. Dunsten and W. F. J.

Shepheard, 311; Studies on Isomeric Change 11 and ui,

G. T. Moody, 311; Formation and Nitration of Phenyldia-

zoimide, W. A. lilden and J. H. Millar, 311 ; the Production

of Naphthalene Derivatives from Dehydracetic Acid, J. N.

Collie, 311; a New Synthesis of Hydrindone, F. S. Kipping,

3u; the Resolution of Methoxysuccinic Acid into its Optically

Active Components, T. Purdie and W. Marshall, 311;

Optically Active Ethoxysuccinic Acid, T. Purdie and J. W.

Walker, 311 ; the Formation of Benzyldihydroxypyridine

from Benzylglutaconic Acid, S. Ruhemann, 301 ; Note on the

Action of Phenylhydrazine on Mono. and Di Carboxylic

Acidi at Elevated Temperatures, W. R. Hodgkinson and A.

H. Coote, 311 ; the Chemical Basis of the Animal Body, A.

Sheridan Lea, F.R.S., 340 ; a Crystallised Compound of

Iron and Tungsten, Drs. Puleck and Grützner, 351 ; ihe value

of Tungsten in Improving Hardness of Steel, 350 ; on

Urobilin, A. Eichholz, 360 ; Qualitative Analysis Tables and

the Reactions of Certain Organic Substances, E. A. Letts

Chapman Joles, 361 ; the Volatility of Manganese, Prof.

Lorenz and Dr. Ilensler, 375; on the Mode of Elimination


of Carbonic Oxide, M. L. de Saint-Martin, 384 ; Chemistry Chronology; the Calendar System of the Ancient Aztecs,

of Osmium, A. E. Tutton, 400 ; the Preparation of Glucina Zelia Nuttall, 156

from Beryl, J Gibson, 405; the Hydrocarbons derived from Cider, the Improvement by Wine-Yeast of, Nathan, 208

Dipentene Dihydrochloride, W. A. Tilden and S. Williamson, City and Guilds of London Institute ; Improvements in Techno-

405 ; Sulphonic Derivatives of Camphor, F. S. Kipping and logical Examinations, 612

W. J. Pope, 405 ; Thionyl Bromide, J. Hartog and W. E. Clapham Junction and Paddington Railway, 515

Sims, 405 ; Desulphurisation of the Substituted Thioureas, Clark. (G. M.), Determination of Low Temperatures by

A. E. Dixon, 405 ; Salts of Active and Inactive Glyceric Platinum Thermometers, 95

Acid: the Influence of Metals on the Specific Rotatory Power Clark (H. L.), the Flight-Speed of Wild Ducks, 374

of Active Acids, P. F. Frankland and J. R. Appleyard, 405; Clark (Prof. W. B.), the Surface Configuration of Maryland

Dibromo-B-lapachone, S. C. Hooker and A. D. Gray, 405; from the Meteorological point of view, 585

the Conversion of Para into Ortho-Quinone Derivatives, S. C. Clayton (H. H.), Cloud Observations at Blue Hill (Mass.)

Hooker, 405; a Method for the Preparation of Acetylene, M. Observatory, 183

W. Travers, 406; Gases in Living Plants, J. G. Arthur, 427; Cleveland (D.), the Trap-door Spider, 375

on Some Recent Determinations of Molecular Refraction and Cliff and Cave Dwellings in Central Arizona, J. W. Tourney,

Dispersion, Dr. J. H. Gladstone, F.K.S., 429; the Action of

Nitrosyl Chloride and of Nitric Peroxide on some Members Climate of New South Wales, Physical Geography and, H. C.

of the Olefine Series, W. A. Tilden and J. J. Sudborough, Russell, F.R.S., 258

430 ; Piperazine, W. Majert and A. Schmidt, 430; the Con. Climate, Fossil Floras and, Sir William Dawson, F.R.S., 556,

nection between the Atomic Weight of the Contained Metals J. Starkie Gardner, 582

and the Magnitude of the Angles of Crystals of Isomorphous Climate, Fossil Plants as Tests of, A. C. Seward, 267, 364;

Series, A. E. Tutton, 430 ; the Preparation of Phosphoric J. Starkie Gardner, 267, 364 ; Chas. E. De Rance, 294, 342

Oxide Free from the Lower Oxide, W. A. Shenstone and C. Climatology: Indications of a Rainy Period in Southern Pers,

R. Beck, 430 ; on Isaconiline (Napelline), W. R. Dunstan A. E. Douglass, 38 ; Recent Researches on the Influence of

and E. F. Harrison, 430; the Composition of some Com- Forests, Dr. Schubert, 480

mercial Specimens of Aconitine, W. R. Dunstan and F. H., Climbing Plants, Dr. H. Schenck, W. Botting Hemsley,

Carr, 430 ; Synthesis of Oxazoles from Benzoin and Nitriles,

F.R.S., 514

F. R. Japp and T. S. Murray, 430 ; Stéréochimie, J. H. Cline (1. M.), Hot Winds in Texas, May 29 and 30, 1892, 454

Van't lloff

, 436; Prof. Percy Frankland, F.R.S., 510; Clouds, the Niagara Spray, Cbas. A. Carus. Wilson, 414

Prof. F. R. Japp, F.R.S., 510: Ruthenium, M. Joly, Clowes (Prof. Frank), a New Portable Miner's Safety-Lamp,

451 ; on Stas's Determination of the Atomic Weight 596

of Lead, M. G. Hinrichs, 456; the Chemical Properties Co-planar Vectors and Trigonometry, the Algebra of, R. Baldwin

of the Diamond, M. Moissan, 472 ; on the Industrial Hayward, F.R.S., 266

Preparation of Aluminium, M. A. Ditte, 479 ; Note Coal Bricks, Anthracite, the Manufacture of, 396

on the

Preparation of Platinous Chloride, and Coal Pits and Pitmen, R. Nelson Boyd, 481

the Interaction of Chlorine and Mercury, W. A. Shenstone Coccidæ, the Use of Ants to Aphides and, T. D. A. Cockerell,

and C. R Beck, 479; the Action of Phosphoric Anhydride 608

on Fally Acid-, F. S. Kipping, 479; Regularities in the Cockerell (T. D. A.), the Use of Ants to Aphides and Coccidæ,

Melting Points of Certain Paraffinoid Compounds of Similar 608

Constitutions, F. S. Kipping, 479 ; some Relations between Codman (J. E.), No:es on the Use of Automatic Rain Gauges,

Constitution and Physical Constants in the case of Benzenoid 261

Amines, W. R. Hodgkinson and L. Limpach, 479; Electro- Cohn (Dr. F.), Comet Holmes, 326

lysis of Sodic

Ethylic Camphorate, !: 'Walker, 479 ; the Coincidence of Solar and Terrestrial Phenomena, Prof. G. E.

Hydrates of Hydrogen Chloride, S. U. Pickering, 479; a

Hale, 425

New Base from Corydalis Cava, J. A. Dobbie and H. Lander, Cold, Interesting Results in Application of, 184

479 ; Metallic Osmium, MM. Joly and Vezes, 497 ; Further Cole (Frank J.), British Earthworms, 295

Studies on Hydrazine, A E. Tution. 522 ; on the Preparation | Cole (Prof. Grenville A. J.), Geology of Scotland, 101; the

of a Variety of Swelling Grapbite, M. Henri Moissan, 527 ; Afterglow, 127; Glacial Drift of the Irish Channel, 464

Origin of Colour, VII. VIII, and IX., H. E. Armstrong, 551 ; Colenso (Rev. W., F.R.S.), Some Reminiscences of the

Formation of the Ketone 2: 6-Dimethyl-1·Ketohexaphane, Maoris, 41

F. S. Kipping, 551 ; Note on the Interactions of Alkali Colgan (Nathaniel), What is the True Shamrock ? 302

Metal Haloids and Lead Haloids, and of Alkali Metal College of Science, Durham, Appeal for Relief from Financial

Haloids and Bismuth Haloids, Eleanor Field, 551; an Difficulties, 585

Isomeric Form of Benzylphenylbenzylthiourea, A. E. Dixon, i College of Science, Newcastle, Laying Foundation Stone ol,

551 ; on the Carburization of Iron, John Parry, 560; the 129

Amide and Imide of Salphuric Acid, Dr. Traule, A. E. Colles (G. W., jun.), Distance of the Stars by Doppler's

Tutton, 566; the Densities of the Principal Gases, Lord Principle, 596

Rayleigh, F.R.S., 567; New Mode of Preparing Hypo. Collett (Sir H.), Super-Abundant Rain, 247

nitrous Acid, Dr. Wilhelm Wisticenus, 588 ; on Nitrogenised Collie (J. N.). The Production of Naphthalene Derivatives from

Copper, MM.Paul Sabatier and J. B. Senderens, 600 ; Isolation Dehydracetic Acid, 311

of Amidophosphoric Acid, H. N. Stokes, 615, 616; Cryohy. Collie (N.), Production of Orcinol, &c., from Dehydracetic

drates in Systems of two Salts, Bakhius Roozeboom, 624 ; Acid, 238

the Peptone of Kühne, Mr. Pekelharing, 624; Agricultural Colliery Explosions, Colliers and, R. Nelson Boyd, 481

Chemistry, Drainage Waters of Cultivated Lands, M. P. P. Colonial Mete rology, C. J. Symons, F.R.S., 390

Dehérain, 287: Proposed Inve-tigat on of Chemical Com- Colorado, on the High Altitudes of, and their Climates, Dr. C.

posi'ion of Soils in Cape Colony, 301 ; on the Organic Sub- J. Williams, 333

stances constituting Vegetable Soil, MM. Berthelot and Colorimeter for Comparing Intensity of Colour in Solution,

André, 551

Papasogli, 131

Chersky (I. D.), Death of, 232

Colour : Helmholtz on Hering's Theory of, Prof. J. D. Evereit,

Chicago Exhibition, Ceylon's Contribution to, 156

F.R.S., 365; the Cause of the Sexual Differences of Colour

Chicago Exhibition, Instruments for the Earthquake Laboratory in Eclecius, Prof. A. B. Meyer, 486; Sensiiveness of the

at the, Prof. John Milne, F.R.S., F. Omori, 356

Eye to Light and Colour, Captain W. de W. Abney, F.R.S.,

Chicago, the l'niversity of, 278

538 ; Origin of Colour, VII. VIII. and IX, H. E, Armstrong,

Child (Theodore), Death of, 65

551; Colour Blindness, Dr. W. Pole, 335 ; Note on the

China : Railways in, 400; Remarkable Cold Wave over, B. J. Colours of the Alkali Metals, G. S. Newth, 55 ; Wm. L

Skertchly, 516

Durley, 175; Iridescent Colours, Alex. Hodgkinson, 92 ;

Cholera, a New Method of Treatment for, 83

Baron C. B. Osten-Sacken, 102

Chromatic Curves of Microscope Objectives, on tbe, Dr. W. H. Colson (R.), Demon-tration by means of Telephone of existence

Dallinger, 501

of Interference of Electric Waves in Closed Circuit, 96

to Nature


Columbia, British, Superstitions of the Shuswaps of, Colonel Crystals, Ice, C. M. Irvine, 31 ; B. Woodd Smith, 79
C. Bushe, 199

Cumming (L.), Science Teaching, 359
Columbia, British, a New Coaly Mineral from, 280

Cuneiform Tablet, the Tell.el-Hesy, F. J. Bliss, 302 Columbia College, U.S.A., Astronomy at, 159

Cunningham (J. T.), Blind Animals in Caves, 439, 537 Columbia College, New York, the Loubat Prizes, 496

Curie (P.), Magnetic Properties of Bodies at Different TemComets : Comet in Andromeda, 40 ; Comet Barnard (October peratures, 96 ; Magnetic Properties of Oxygen, 240

12), 18, 40 ; Comet Brooks (August 28), 18, 41, 63 ; a Bright Cuverville (Rear Admiral Cavelier de), Experiments in Use of Comet discovered by W. R. Brooks, 114; Comet Brooks Oil in Calming Waves, 279 (November 19-20, 1892), 133, 208, 235, 257, 281, 304, 326, Curzon's (Hon. Ē. M.) Journey in Indo-China, 617 352, 376, 399, 425, 451; Prof. Kreutz, 159 ; Berberich, 186 ; Cygni, Parallax of B, Harold Jacoby, 399 Comet Holmes (November 6, 1892), 114, 132, 159, 186, 209, Cyprus, the Vineyards of, M. Mouillefert, 517 235, 281, 303, 351, 376, 425, 473; in Bigourdan, 88 ; Spectrum of, 235; Lewis Boss, 256; Rev. E. M. Searle, 257 ; Mr. Roberts, 257 ; M. Schulhof, 257, 451, 498 ; Dr. F. Dairy Industry in Cape Colony, the, A. C. Macdonald, 471 Cohn, 326 ; Dr. R. Schorr, 326 ; W. F. Denning, 365 ; Prof. Dairy Work, Manual of, Prof. James Muir, Walter Thorp, E. Barnard, 399 ; Prof. Keeler, Prof. C. A. Young, 518 ; 555 Swift's Comet, Prof. Barnard, 186; Comet

Swift (a Dall (William H.), Hints for Collectors of Mollusks, 140 1892), A. E. Douglas, 546; a New Comet, 133; the New Dallinger (Dr. W. H.), on the Chromatic Curves of Microscope Comet, 63 ; W. F. Denning, 77 ; "the Present Comets, T. Objectives, 501 ; Prof. Bütschli's experiments on the so-called

W. Backhouse, 127; Remarkable Cumets, Mr. Lynn, 376 Artificial Protoplasms, 526 Commensalism, a Strange ; Sponge and Annelid, James Hornell, Dallmeyer (J. R.), the new Telephotographic Lens, 161 78

Dante's “Quæstio de Aqua et Terra,” Edmund G. Gardner, Commission, University, !

295 Common (A, A.), Jupiter's Filth Satellite, 208

Danzig Natursorschende Gesellschaft, 150th anniversary of, 37 Comparative Sunshine, Bishop Reginald Courtenay, 150 Darwin, a Criticism on, Dr. Geo. J. Romanes, F.R.S., 127 Conchology: Marine Shells of South Africa, G. E. Sowerby, Darwin and After Darwin, Geo. John Romanes, F.R.S., 290

27; Hints for Collectors of Mollusks, William H. Dall, 140 Darwin (Charles): His Lise told in an Autobiographical Corgo Free States : Progress of the Matadi.Stanley Pool Rail. Chapter and in a Selected Series of his Published Letters, way, Major Thys, 189

53 Congress at Moscow, International Zoological, 236

Darwin (Prof. G. H., F.R.S.), the Geology of the Asiatic Loess, Conifers : List of Conifers and Texads, Dr. Masters, 619; Prof. 30 ; Reduction of Tidal Observations, 402; Die Entwicke.

Carl Hansen's Pinetum Danicum, 619; Coniseræ of Japan, lung der Doppelstern-Systeme, T. J. J. See, 459 ; Roche's
H. J. Veitch, 619 ; Conisers for Economic Planting, A. D. Linit, 581
Webster, 619; the Timber of Exotic Conisers, D. G. Mac. Daubrée (M.), Observations on the conditions which appear to
kenzie, 619; Insects Injurious to Conisers, W. F. H. have obtained during the formation of Meteorites, 432
Blandford, 620

Davidson (J. Ewen), Thunderstorms and Auroral Phenomena,
Conjugate Angles; on the Need of sa New Geometrical Term, 582
Prof. A. M. Worthingion, 8

Davies (Thomas), Obituary Notice of, L. Fletcher, F.R.S., 371 Continuity, Optical, Francis Galton, F.R.S., 342

Davis (Prof. W. M.), the General Winds of the Atlantic Ocean, Convention signed, International Sanitary, 585

574 Conway's Karakoram Range Expedition, 19; Crossing of the Davos Platz, Record of Medical Experience at, Dr. Spengler, Hispar Pass, 327

517 Cook (C. H.), the Protection of Sea-Fish, 396

Dawson (Dr. Geo., F.R.S.), Lizard-Superstition of Shuswap Cooke (J. H.), Discovery of Ursus Arctos in Malta Pleis. Indians, Briti:h Columbia, 184 tocene, 62

Dawson (Sir William, F.R.S.), Fossil Floras and Climate, J. Cooke (M. C.), Vegetable Wasps and Plant Worms, 99

Starkie Gardner, 582, 556 Coote (A. H.), Nole on the Action of Phenylhydrazine on Day of the Week, a Simple Rule for finding the, corresponding

Mono- and di-carboxylic Acids at Elevated Temperatures, to any given day of the Month and Year, 509 311

Day (Mr.), Experiments on the value of the Steam-jacket, 20 Copper Resources of the United States, the, James Douglas, 132 De Morgan (W.), Earthenware Manufacture in Egypt, 613 Coppet (L. de), Temperature of Maximum Density of Alcohol Dean (Bashsord), Dionea, 423 Solutions, 48

Decapods : on the Minute Structure of the Gills of Palaemonetes Corn-Cockle, Dangers of Adulteration of Food Seeds with, 185 varians, Edgar J. Allen, 261 Corncrake caught in Wales, December 8, 1892, 157

December Meteors (Geminids), W. F. Denning, 226 Corona, a New Method of Photographing the, M. H. Des. Decharme (C.), Displacements of a Magnet on Mercury under landres, 327

action of Electric Current, 48 Corsica, Studies in, John Warren Barry, 462

Decimal System, the, S. Montagu, M.P., Sir William Harcourt, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, the Boundaries of, Dr. H. J. H. Yoxall, 323 Polakousky, 257

Decorative Art, the Evolution of, Henry Ballour, 606 Coues (Elliott), the Rule “Once a Synonym, Always a Deduction, Induction and, Edward T. Dixon, 10, 127, E. E. Synonym,” 39

Constance Jones, 78 Courtenay (Bishop Reginald), Comparative Sunshine, 150 Defence, Remarkable Weapons of, G. F. Hampson, E. Ernest Couttwell (G. E. W.), Foundations of Two River Piers oi Tower Green, 199 Bridge, 545

Dehérain (M.), Influence of Manure on Development of Roots, Craters, Lunar, Mr. H. Maw, 31

280 ; Drainage Waters of Cultivated Lands, 287 Cremation in England, the Progress of, 396

Delcommune's (M. Alexandre) Lomami Expedition, 209 ; ReCriticism of the Royal Society, 145

turn of the, 590
Croft (W. B.), Optical Illusions, 78; Breath Figures, 187; | Demavend (M.), Sven Hedin's Ascent of, 19

Spectra of Various Orders of Colours in Newton's Scale, 190 ; Dendritic Forms, Sydney Lupton, 13
Science Teaching, 359; Dust Photographs and Breath Dendy (Arthur), an Introduction to the Study of Botany, with
Figures, 364

a special chapter on some Australian Natural Orders, 125 ; Croonian Lecture, the, Prof. Virchow', 487

the Hatching of a Peripatus Egg, 508 Cross-Striping of Muscle, the, Prof. Richard Ewald and Prof. Denning (W. F.), the New Comet, 77; Holmes's Comet, 365 ; Haycraft, 92

December Meteors (Geminids), 226; Astronomical DisCrystallised Carbon, 370

coveries in 1892, 256 Crystallites, Ice, Rev. Dr. A. Irving, 126

Densities of the Principal Gases, the, Lord Rayleigh, F.R.S., Crystals ; Dendritic Forms, Sydney Lupion, 13

567 Crystals, Growth of, Prof. Sollas, 213

Deslandres (M. H.) Motion in the Line of Sight, 88; Proper Crystals, Two Experimental Verifications Relative to Refraction Motions, 115 ; a new Method of Photographing ihe Corona,



to Vature



ABASTOUSAN, a New Observatory at, 133

Aggressive Mimicry, the Alleged, of Volucella, William BateAbbadie (M. d'), on the Variations in the Intensity of Terrestrial son, 77 Gravitation, 384

Agriculture : the South Australian Rust in Wheat Conference, Abbe (Prof. C.), Atmospheric Electricity, Earth-Currents and 86; the Plague of Field Voles in Scotland, 155 ; the Plague Terrestrial Magnetism, 261

of Field Mice in Thessaly and Scotland, 396 ; Agriculture in Abbolt's (Dr. W. L.) Collections of African Mammals, F. W. the United States, Experiment Stations, A. Warrington, True, 39

F.R.S., 157 ; Investigations in Soils, 157; Influence of Abbott (W. J. L.), Walrus in the Thames Valley, 132

Manure on Development of Roots, M. Dehérain, 280 ; Journal Abney (Captain W. de W., F.R.S.), Sensitiveness of the Eye of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, 285; Field to Light and Colour, 538

Experiments on the Fixation of Free Nitrogen, James Mason, Abnormality in the Veins of the Rabbit, on an, Prof. W. N. 285; Yew Poisoning, E. P. Squarey, Charles Whitehead, Parker, 270

W. Carruthers, F.R.S., and Dr. Munro, 285; Proposed InAbsorption of our Atmosphere, Photographic, Prof. Schaeberle, vestigation of Chemical Composition of Soil in Cape Colony, 304

301: a Text-book of Tropical Agriculture, H. A. Alford Abyssinia, Proposed Expedition of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Nicholls, 313; the Florida Phosphate Beds, T. N. Lupton, Bent to, 115

325; the New York State Pecuniary Contribution to Agri. Academy, French, Science Prizes, 232

culture, 349 ; Wood Ashes as a Medicine for Farm Animals, Academy of Sciences, Turin Royal, the Bressa Prizes, 233 J. M. Stahl, 397 ; Prop sed Commemoration of the Jubilee Acoustics, on Plane and Spherical Sound-Waves of Finite uf Sir John Lawes' Rothamsted Experiments, 448; Orni. Amplitude, Dr. C. V. Burton, 500

thology in Relation to Agriculture and Horticulture, John Addenbrooke (Mr.), Diffusion of Light, 191

Watson, 533 ; Manual of Dairy Work, Prof. James Muir, Aëronautics : Meteorological Balloon Ascent at Berlin, A. L. Walter Thorp. 555; Agricultural Chemistry; the Food of

Rotch, 46; Dirigible Balloon in Construction at Chalais- Plants, A, P. Laurie, 556
Meudon, u2; Exploration of the Higher Regions of the Aids to Experimental Science, Andrew Gray, 173
Atmosphere by Means of Free Balloons provided with Auto- Aigran (M. A.), Action of Temperature upon the Rotatory
matic Recorders, Gustave Hermite, 119; the First Aërial Power of Liquids, 576
Voyage across the English Channel, R. de C. Ward, 143 ; Ainu, Yezo and the, Prof. J. Milne, F.R.S., 330; A. H.

the Longest Balloon Ascent on Record, Maurice Mallet, 182 Savage Landor, 330
Africa : Marine Shells of South Africa, G. B. Sowerby, 27 ; | Air-pumps, Automatic Mercurial, Dr. August Raps, 369

the Ferns of South Africa, Thos. R. Sim, J. G. Baker, Aitken (John), on the Particles in Fogs and Clouds, F.R.S., 291; Dromedaries in German South-West Africa, Akka Girls, Two, brought to Germany by Dr. Stuhlmann, 470 Captain von François, 38 ; New Harbour found in German Alabama, Great Meteor in, 86 South-West, 452;'Dr. W. L. Abbott's Collection of African Alcohol Solutions, Temperature of Maximum Density of, L, de Mammals, F. W. True, 39 ; Mr. D. J. Rankin's Zambesi Coppet, 48 Journey, 64; Kettler's Afrikanische Nachrichten, 115; Alcyonaria Stolonifera, Revision of Genera of, Dr. Hickson, Captain H. L. Gallwey's Travels in Benin Country, 134 ; 215 E. Wilkinson's Journey in Kalabari Desert, 134; M. Alexander (Peter), Treatise on Thermodynamics, 388 Alexandre Delcommune's Lomami Expedition, 209; the Algebra : Principles of the Algebra of Vectors, A. Macfarlane, Uganda Commission, 210; Proposed Exploration of Africa 3; the Algebra of Co-planar Vectors and Trigonometry, R. by Telegraph, Cecil Rhodes, 210; the Bonjo , a Cannibal Baldwin Hayward, F.R.S., 266; Quaternions and the Tribe, M. Dybowski, 257 ; Territorial Nomenclature, 282; Algebra of Vectors, Prof. J. Willard Gibbs, 463 ; Algebra the Stanley Falls District of the Congo, M. Page, 282; for Beginners, H. S. Hall and S. R. Knight, 28 ; lhe Theory African Nomenclature, 301; Stoppage of M. Mizon's Ada- of Substitutions and its Applications to Algebra, Dr. Eugen mava Expedition, 304 ; Aston Chanler's Expedition to Lake Netto, 338; a new Algebra, T. B. Sprague, 527 Rudolf, 327 ; the Soil of Sakalava Plain, Madagascar, Emile Alkali Metals, the Colours of the, G. Š. Newth, 55 ; Wm. L. Gautier, 327; the Frontier Delimitation between British Dudley, 175 South Africa Company's Territory and Portuguese Pos. Allen (Eilgar), Anatomy of Larva of Palamonetes varians, 237 ; sessions, Major Leverson, 327 ; Death of R. H. Nelson, 353; on the Minute Structure of the Gills of Palæmonetes varians, Dr. Baumann's Journeys in the Nile Sources Region, 377; 261 the Orthography of African Place-Names, 400 ; Two Akka Allen (F. J.), Dust Photographs, 341 Girls brought to Germany by Dr. Stuhlmann, 470 ; the Allen (Grant), Science in Arcady, 173 Katanga Co npany's Expeditions, 474 ; French Exploration Alligators' Nest, the, S. Devenish, 587 towards Lake Chad, 519; Arrival of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Alloys, on Iron, 58 Bent at Adowa, 519; at Aksum, 547 ; the Partition of Africa, Alloys Research Committee, Second Report of the, Prof. W. J. Scott Keltie, 580 ; Return of the Delcommune Expedi- C. Roberts-Austen, F.R.S., 617 tion, 590

Almanac, the Nautical, for 1896, 326 Afterglow, the, Sereno E. Bishop, 102; Prof. Grenville A. J. Alpes Françaises, les, Albert Falsan, 76 Cole, 127

Alpine Flowers, on the Cause of Bright Colours of, Dr. J. Joly, Afterglows and Bishop's Ring, the, T. W. Backhouse, 582 F.R.S., 431 Agassiz (Prof. A.), Observations in the West Indies, 608 Alpine Lakes, the Glacier Theory of, Dr. Alfred Russel Age, the Earth's, Bernard Hobson, Dr. Alfred Russel Wallace, Wallace, 437 175, 226 ; Clarence King, 285

Alsace-Lorraine, Statistics of Wine-growing in, 614 Ages, Ancient Ice, J. Lomas, 227

Aluminium Slate Pencils, 131 Aggressive Mimicry, the Volucella as Examples of, Edward B. Amagat (E. H.): the Laws of Compressibility of Liquids, 48 ; Poulton, F.R.S., 28

Laws of Dilatation of Gases under Constant Pressure, 96 ;

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