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Asteroidea, an Account of the Deep-sea, Collected by the

R.I.M.S.S. Investigator, Prof. René Koehler, 67 Astronomy : Our Astronomical Column, 19, 46, 82, 110,

138, 170, 199, 229, 267, 298, 314, 355, 370, 404, 436, 405, 498, 528; the Transvaal Observatory, Johannesburg, 20 ; the Transvaal Observatory, 356; the Comets of 1907 and 1908, Prof. Kobold, 20;

Astronomical Occurrences in July, 19; in August, 138; in September, 298; in October, 404; Comet 190ga (Borrelly-Daniel), 20; the New Daniel Comet, M. Javelle, 29; Observations at the Observatory of Marseilles of the Comet 1909a (Borrelly), Henry Bourget, 29; Observations of the Comet 1909a (Borrelly-Daniel) made at the Observatory of Besançon, P. Chofardet, 29; Comet 1909a (Borrelly-Daniel), M. Chofardet, 46; Comet 190ga, 83 ; Ephemeris for, Dr. M. Ebell, 267 ; the Shape of the Planet Mercury, R. Jonckheere, 20; Observations of Sun-spots, 1908, E. Guerrieri, 20; Radial Motion in Sun-spot Vapours, Mr. Evershed, 82 ; Changes of Form in Sun-spots, A. Anaftounsky, 110; a Large Group of Sun-spots, 138; Magnetic Fields of Sun-spots, Dr. Hale, 137; Water Vapour in Sun-spots, W. M. Mitchell, 229; a Large Group of Sun-spots, 356 ; Another Large Sun-spot, 405 : Observations of Saturn and its Rings, M. Schaer, 20; Observations of Saturn's Rings, Prof. Barnard, 199; Observations of Saturn, Prof. Lowell, 405; Mr. Slipher, 405 ; Tables for the Reduction of Standard Coordinates to Right Ascension and Declination, A. Hnatek, 20; Nature of the Hydrogen Flocculi on the Sun, Prof. G. E. Hale, 26; Origin of Certain Lines in the Spectrum of € Orionis, Sir Norman Lockver, K.C.B., F.R.S., F. E. Baxandall and C. P. Butler, la Planète Mars

Conditions d'Habitabilité, Camille Flammarion, Dr. William J. S. Lockyer, 33 ; Observations of Mars, R. Jonckheere, 229, 376; M. Jarry-Desloges,

355, 376, 436; M. Antoniadi, 355, 436; M. Quénisset, 355; Prof. Lowell, 405 ; J. H. Elgie, 405; the South Polar Spot on Mars, Dr. Lohse, 298; Changes on Mars, M. Jarry-Desloges, 314; R. Jonckheere, 465; M. Antoniadi, 465; the Approaching Opposition of Mars, William E. Rolston, 3,36; Presence of Free Oxygen in the Atmosphere of Mars, P. Lowell, 390 ; Water Vapour in the Martian Atmosphere, Prof. Campbell, 376; Mars, M. JarryDesloges, 498; M. Jonckheere, 498; MM. Quénisset and Antoniadi, 498; Observations on the Surface of the Planet Mars from June 4 to October, 1909, R. JarryDesloges, 510; Quantitative Measures of the Oxygen Bands in the Spectrum of Mars, Prof. Very, 529 ; der Bau des Weltalls, Prof. Dr. J. Scheiner, 36; die Planeten, Dr. Bruno Peter, 36; Possibility of an ExtraNeptunian Planet, 41; the Assumed Planet, O, beyond Neptune, Prof. W. H. Pickering, 268 ; a New Form of Comparison Prism, Prof. Louis Bell, 46 ; Halley's Comet, Dr. Holetschek, 46; L. Matkiewitsch, 46; Halley's Comet Rediscovered, Prof. Max Wolf, 355; Messrs. Cowell and Crommelin, 355; Halley's Comet, Prof. Burnham, 376; Prof. Millosevich, 528; Father Searle, 528; Prof. Newall, 529; Visibility of Halley's Comet, W. F. Denning, 395; Observations of Halley's Comet, 19090, Prof. Wolf, 404; Elements and Ephemeris for Halley's Comet (1909c), 436; Ephemeris for Halley's Comet, 1909c, Mr. Crommelin, 465; the Polarisation of the Solar Corona, M. Salet, 46; the Solar Constant and the Apparent Temperature of the Sun, Dr. Féry, 47; Variations of Brightness of Encke's Comet and the Sunspot Period, J. Bosler, 59; the Identity of Comets 1908a and 1908b (Encke), Dr. Ebell, 83 : Death of Prof. Sinion Newcomb, 78; Obituary Notice of, Sir Robert S. Ball, F.R.S., 103; Binary Star Orbits, Father Stein, 83 ; R. H. Baker, 83; Micrometric Measures of Double Stars, Phillip Fox, 83: Double-star Measures, Prof. R. G. Aitken, 138; Parallax of the Double Star 3 2398, Dr. Karl Bohlin, 356 ; Double-star Measures, Prof. Burnham, 376; Double-star Observations, Prof. Doberck, 436; Stationary Meteor Radiants, Prof. W. H. Pickering, 110: Comparison of the Spectra of the Centre and Edge of the Sun's Disc, MM. Buisson and Fabry, 110; Mutual Occultation of Jupiter's Second and Fourth Satellites, M. Pidoux, 110; Observations of Jupiter's Fifth Satellite, Prof. Barnard, 138; Observations of Jupiter, Prof. Barnard, 170; Jupiter's South Tropical


Dark Area, Scriven Bolton, 487; Zenographical Fragments, ii., the Motions and Changes of the Markings on Jupiter in 1888, A. Stanley Williams, 125; the Yerkes Observatory, Prof. E. B. Frost, III;

Prominence Observations, Prof. Ricco, u1; Azimuth, G. L. Hosmer, 126; Sun and Star Observations at the Stone Circles of Keswick and Long Meg, Dr. John Morrow, 128; on the Cause of the Remarkable Circularity of the Orbits of the Planets and Satellites and on the Origin of the Planetary System, T. J. J. See, 132; Physical Interpretation of Lunar Features, M. Puiseux, 138; Origin of the Contrasts of Colour in the Moon, P. Puiseux, 150 ; Why has the Moon no Atmosphere? Prof. Alexander Johnson, 486 ; Probable Influence of the Motion of the Moon Atmospheric Radio-activity,

Meteorological Consequences, Paul Besson, 510; Artificial Imitation of Lunar Landscape, Paul Fuchs, 356; Motion of Neptune's Satellite, David Gibb, 149; Maximum of Mira in 1908, M. Luizet, 138; Naozo Ichinohe, 267; the Maximum of Mira in October, 1908, Dr. Nijland, 376; the Orbit of x Sagittarii, a Cepheid Variable, J. H. Moore, 170; the Leeds Astronomical Society, 170; the Solar Eclipse of June 17, 1909, Father Rigge, 171; Movements in the Sun's Upper Atmosphere, M. Deslandres, 170; Search-ephemerides for Comet 1896 VII. (Perrine), F. W. Ristenpart, 170; R. Castro and A. Repenning, 170; Re-discovery of Perrine's Comet, Herr Kopff, 229;, Herr Ristenpart, 229; Comet 1909b (Perrine's 1896 VII.), Herr Ristenpart, 267; Prof. Kobold, 267; Comet 1909b (Perrine, 1896 VII.), 298; Observations of Perrine's Comet, 315; Dr. Max Wolf, 376 ; Dr. Ebell, 376; the Perseids of 1909, W. F. Denning, 189; the Recent Perseid Shower, J. H. Elgie, 267; J. C. Jefferson, 267; E. Hawks, 267; a Brilliant Meteor, M. Borrelly, 200 ; August Meteoric Shower, W. F. Denning, 224, 246; Meteor Observations, 315; Remarkable Meteors, 465; the Meteor in Sunshine, October 6, W. F. Denning, 487 ; September Meteors, Torvald Köhl, 498; the Relative Atmospheric Efficiency of Telescopes, R. T. A. Innes, 199; the Motion of the Pole, H. Kimura, 199; Reports of Observatories, Mr. Hough, 200 ; M. Baillaud, 200 ; Solar Research, A. A. Buss, 200; the Figure and Mass of the Planet Uranus deduced from the Motions of the Two Interior Satellites, Esten Bergstrand, 210; Annuaire astronomique de l'Observatoire royal de Belgique, 1909, 219; Death and Obituary Notice of William F. Stanley, 225; the Number of the Stars, Gavin Burns, 229; the Faint Companions of Procyon and Sirius, Prof. Barnard, 229; Prof. Lowell's New 40-inch Reflector, 229; the Palisa and Wolf Celestial Charts, Dr. Palisa, 230; the Spectroscopic Binary B Orionis, J. Plaskett, 267; the Planar Arrangement of the Planetary System, Dr. T. J. J. See, 275; the Orbits of Certain Spectroscopic Binaries, R. H. Baker, 298; F. C. Jordan, 298; New Spectroscopic Binaries, 315; the Bolide of pril 20, as Observed in France, M. Quénisset, 298 ; les Observations méridiennes, Théorie et Pratique, F. Boquet, 301; the Absorption of Light in Space, J. A. Parkhurst, 314; Planets and their Satellites, Prof. Lowell, 315; Temperature and Pressure Conditions in the Solar Atmosphere, Mr. Buss, 356 ; Mr.. Evershed, 356; Movements of the Upper Solar Atmosphere above and round the Faculæ, H. Deslandres, 390 ; the Nature of Solar Faculæ, M. Deslandres, 465; Entwickelung und Untergang des Kopernikanischen Weltsystems bei den Alten, O. T. Schulz, 365; Death and Obituary Notice of Bryan Cookson, 372 ; the Spectroheliograph of the Catania Observatory, Prof. Riccò, 376; He Images on Spectroheliograms, M. Deslandres. 376 ; Mr. Buss, 376; the Future of Astronomy, Prof. E. C. Pickering, 405; Multiple Monochromatic Images of the Sun given by the Large Lines of the Spectrum, H. Deslandres and L. d'Azambuja, 420; the Recent Magnetic Storm and Aurora, Basil T. Rowswell, 436 ; the Aurora of September 25, Torvald Köhl, 498; a Newly Discovered Nebula Cluster in Cetus, Prof. Wolf, 436; Observations of Variable Stars, W. Münch, 436 ; Terrestrial Refraction in Egypt, Mr. Xydis, 436: Messrs. Craig and Keeling. 436 ; Magnetic Storms and Solar Eruptions, Sir Oliver Lodge, F.R.S., 425, 456; Dr. C. Chree, F.R.S., 456 ; Death of J. A. Fraissinet, 432 ; Fireball in

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Sunshine, W. F. Denning, 456 ; the Ursa-Major System Bailey (Fredk. H.), a Course of Mathematics for Students of Stars, Ejnar Hertzsprung, 465; Search-ephemeris for of Engineering and Applied Science, 241 Winnecke's Comet, C. Hillebrand, 405; Method Per- Bailey (Prof. L. H.), the State and the Farmer, 157; Bemitting the Measurement of the Effective Temperatures ginner's botany, 451 of the Stars, Charles Nordmann, 480 ; Publikationen des Baillaud (M.), Reports of Observatories, 200 Astrophysikalischen Observatoriums zu Potsdam, Doppel- Baker (R. H.), Binary Star Orbits, 83 ; the Orbits of sterne, Prof. O. Lohse, 492 ; Solar Observations : Certain Spectroscopic Binaries, 298 Novel Spectroscope, W. M. Mitchell, 498; Hydrogen Balance of Nature, the, and Modern Conditions of CultivaLayers in the Solar Atmosphere, MM. Deslandres and tion, a Practical Manual of Animal Foes and Friends for d'Azambuja, 498; New Binary Progression of the the Country Gentleman, the Farmer, the Forester, the Planetary Distances and on the Mutability of the Solar Gardener, and the Sportsman, George Abbey, 5 System, Dr. H. Wilde, 509; Stars having Peculiar Balducci (Dr. E.), Forest-Hog from the Upper Congo, 166 Spectra, New Variable Stars, 529; the Natal Govern- Baldwin (Evelyn), Forthcoming Attempt to Reach the North ment Observatory, Mr. Nevill, 529; see also British Pole, 460 Association

Balfour (Henry), a National Folk-Museum, 115; Need for Astrophysics : the Tidal and other Problems, Profs. T. C. a National Museum of British Ethnology, 265

Chamberlin and F. R. Moulton, F. Stratton, 102; Death Balíour (Robert), Refrigerating Installations on Ships, 198 and Obituary Notice of Eugen von Gothard, Herr von Ball (Frederick), Altitude Tables, computed for Intervals Konkoly, 166

of Four Minutes between the Parallels of Latitude 24° Athanasiu (J.), Suprarenal Capsules and their Exchanges and 60°, and Parallels of Declination 24° and 60°, between the Blood and Tissues, 239

Designed for the Determination of the Position Lines at Atlantic, North, First Magnetic 'Results obtained on the all Hour Angles without Logarithmic Computation, 4

Carnegie in the, Dr. L. A. Bauer and W. J. Peters, 529 Ball (Sir Robert, F.R.S.), Geometrie der Kräfte, H. E. Atmosphere, Diurnal Variation of Temperature in the Free, Timerding, 34; Obituary Notice of Prof. Simon NewE. Gold, 6

comb, 103 Atmosphere, Researches on the Action Centres of the, 467 Ballistics : Improvements in Production and Application of Atmosphere, Temperature of the Upper, F. J. W. Whipple, Guncotton and Nitroglycerine, Sir Frederick L. Nathan Atmospheric Absorption, Molecular Scattering and, Prot. at Royal Institution, 144, 178 Arthur Schuster, F.R.S., 97

Balls (W. Lawrence), Diminished Yield of Cotton due to Atmospheric Nitrogen, Processes for the Fixation of, 143 Insufficient Drainage, 80 Attention, Prof. W. B. Pillsbury, 483

Bamber (M. K.), Analyses of Young and Old Cacao Leaves, Auerbach (Felix), Taschenbuch für Mathematiker und

44 Physiker, 484

Bannister (C. 0.), Surface Appearance of Solders, 540 August Meteoric Shower, W. F. Denning, 224, 246

Bannister (Richard), Death and Obituary Notice of, 460 Aurora Display on October 18, an, W. Harcourt-Bath, 487; Barclay (J.), Southall's Organic Materia Medica, 184 Ernest J. Baty, 518; W. Austin Morley, 518

Barisal Guns in Australia, Dr. J. Burton Cleland, 127 Aurora of September 25, the, Torvald Kohl, 498

Barlow (Guy), Pressure of Radiation against the Source, Aurora, the Recent Magnetic Storm and, Basil T. Rows- 469 well, 436

Barnard (Prof.), Observations of Jupiter's Fifth Satellite, Australia : a Discussion of Australian Meteorology, Dr. 138; Observations of Jupiter, 170; Observations of

William J. S. Lockyer, Sir Norman Lockyer, K.C.B., Saturn's Rings, 199 ; the Faint Companions of Procyon
F.R.S., 40; Barisal Guns in Australia, Dr. J. Burton and Sirius, 229; Motion of Some of the Small Stars in
Cleland, 127; Beliefs and Customs of the Australian Messier 92 (Herculis), 469
Aborigines, Prof. J. G. Frazer, 275

Barnard (J. E.), the Microscope and its Practical ApplicaAvebury and Neighbourhood, a Guide to, R. H. Cox, 154

tions, 232 Aviation : M. Latham's Attempt to Cross the Channel, 103 ; Barnes (Prof. H. T.), the Absolute Value of the Mechanical

M. Blériot's Channel Flight, 134; Mr. Haldane on the Equivalent of Heat in Terms of the International Elec-
Promise of Aviation, 177; Problems of Aviation, 204 ; trical Units, 25: Variation of the Specific Heat of Mer-
Flying Animals and Flying Machines, A. Mallock, cury at High Temperatures, 472
F.R.S., 247 ; Aviation Week at Rheims, 295; M. Santos- Barnes (Prof. James), New Lines in the Calcium Spectrum,
Dumont's Aëroplane Flights, 352 ; the Stability of Aëro-

527 planes, Prof. Herbert Chatley, 366; Prof. G. H. Bryan, Barr (Peter), Death of, 372 ; Obituary Notice of, 400 F.R.S., 366 ; Record in Altitude Flight, M. Rougier, 371 ; Barr (P. H.), Black-headed Gull, 352 Brescia Aviation Meeting Awards, 372; the Parseval Air- Barrington (Amy), a First Study of the Inheritance of ship, 375; Aviation, Prof. G. H. Bryan, F.R.S., 397; Vision and of the Relative Influence of Heredity and Death and Obituary Notice of Captain Ferber, 398 ; Environment on Sight, 49 Aviation Prize, 401

Barton (Dr. B. S.), Observations on the Creek and CheroAzambuja (L. d'), Multiple Monochromatic Images of the kee Indians, 268

Sun given by the Large Lines of the Spectrum, 420 ; Baskets used in Repelling Demons, Dr. N. Annandale, 38 Hydrogen Layers in the Solar Atmosphere, 498

Basset (A. B., F.R.S.), Bessel's Functions, 68
Azimuth, G. L. Hosmer, 126

Bastian (E. S.), the Peat Deposits of Maine, 490
Bate (Dorothea), Discovery of “ Rodent-Goat is in a Cave

in Majorca, 310 Bacteriology: Electrical Reactions of_Certain Bacteria Bates (F. W.), Effect of Light on Sulphur Insulation, 472 Applied to the Detection of Tubercle Bacilli in Urine by

Bathy-orographical Map of Africa, 187 Means of an Electric Current, C. Russ, 57; Bacteria in Bathy-orographical Map of Asia, 187 Relation to Country Life, Dr. Jacob G. Lipmann, Prof.

Bathymetrical Survey of the Fresh-water Lochs of Scot. R. T. Hewlett, 63 ; the Contamination of Milk, Dr. Orr, land, Sir John Murray, K.C.B., F.R.S., and Laurence 74; the Fixation of Nitrogen by Soil Bacteria, A. D.

Pullar, 155 Hall, F.R.S., 98; Relations of Certain Cestodes and

Baty (Ernest J.), the Auroral Display of October 18, 518 Nematode Parasites to Bacterial Diseases, Dr. A. E. Bauer (Ed.), Dimethylcamphor and Dimethylcampholic Shipley, F.R.S., 114; Bacterial Flora of Hawaiian

Acid, 29; Trialkylacetophenones and the Trialkylacetic Sugars, L. Lewton-Brain and Noel Deerr, 226; Influence Acids derived from them, 90 of the Reaction of the Medium on the Development and Bauer (Edmond), Temperature of the Oxyhydrogen Flame, Proteolytic Activity of Davaine's Bacteridium, Eleonore бо Lazarus, 269; Influence of the Dilution of Serum upon Bauer (Dr. L. A.), Earth Tides, 473 ; Magnetic Work of the Phagocytic Index, Dr. R. Greig-Smith, 330; Report the Past Ten Years of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey of the Director of the Bombay Bacteriological Laboratory and the Carnegie Institute of Washington, 471; the for 1908, 402

Carnegie, Magnetic Survey Vessel, 494 ; Progress of the Badgley (Colonel W. F.), Heat and other Forces, 363

General Magnetic Survey of the Earth in Recent Years,

507; First Magnetic Results obtained on the Carnegie in

the North Atlantic, 529 Baxandall (F. E.), Origin of Certain Lines in the Spectrum

of e Orionis, 26 Bayeux (Raoul), Influence of Prolonged Stay at Very High

Altitude on the Animal Temperature and the Viscosity of

the Blood, 29 Beadnell (H. J. Llewellyn), an Egyptian Oasis : an Account

of the Oasis of Kharga in the Libyan Desert, with Special Reference to its History, Physical Geography,

and Water Supply, 70 Bean (R. B.), Different Types of Human Ears, 227; Filipino

Ears, a Classification of Ear Types, 435 Bean (W. J.), Effect of the Past Winter on Trees and Shrubs

in Kew Gardens, 197 Beasts, Wild, of the World, Frank Finn, 332 Beattie (Prof. J. M.), a Text-book of General Pathology for

the Use of Students and Practitioners, 36 Beccari (Odoardo), Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden,

Calcutta, Asiatic Palms, Lepidocaryeæ, 181 Becker (Dr. Siegfried), Anatomical Structure of the Holc

thurians, 167 Becquerel (Jean), Existence in the Magnetic Decomposition

of the Absorption Bands of a Uniaxial Crystal of Dissym

metry of Positions, 150 Beiar (Prof.), Large Disturbances of Seismographs by Dis

tant Earthquake Shocks, 524 Belgique, Annuaire astronomique de l'Observatoire royal

de, 1909, 219 Beliefs and Customs of the Australian Aborigines, Prof.

J. G. Frazer, 275 Bell Telephone, the, 244 Bell (Prof. Louis), a New Form of Comparison Prism, 46 Bell (Dr. Robert), the Hudson Bay Route, 506 Bemmelen (Dr. W. van), Magnetic Storms, 516 Benham (Charles E.), the Acarus Crossii, 127; the Benham

Top, 335 Benham Top, the, F. Peake Sexton, 275; Charles E. Ben

ham, 335 Benoit (J. René), la Mesure rapide des Bases géodésiques,

515 Bergstrand (@sten), the Figure and Mass of the Planet

Uranus deduced from the Motions of the Two Interior

Satellites, 210 Bermann (Max), Sparks as Indicators of Different kinds

of Steel, 436 Bernan (K.), Naturwissenschaftliches Unterrichtswerk für

höhere Mädchenschulen, 273 Bernier's (Captain) Arrival at Point Amour, Labrador, 432 Bertrand (Gabriel), Pseudomorphine, 29 Bessel Functions, Tables of, Prof. M. J. M. Hill, F.R.S.,

38 Bessel's Functions, A. B. Basset, F.R.S., 68 Besson (A.), Evolution of Hydrogen from Silicochloroform

under Silent Discharge, 90 Besson (Paul), Probable Influence of the Motion of the

Moon on Atmospheric Radio-activity, Some Meteorological

Consequences, 510 Beveridge (Miss H. H.), Hydrolysis of Salts in Amphoteric

Electrolytes, 59 Bhattacharjee (Nibaran Chandra), Morphological and

Physiological Differences between Marsilea left on Dry

Land and that growing in Water, 30 Bibliotheca Geographica, 515 Binaries, the Orbits of Certain Spectroscopic, R. H. Baker,

298; F. C. Jordan, 298 Binaries, New Spectroscopic, 315 Binary Star Orbits, Father Stein, 83 ; R. H. Baker, 83 Bingham (Dr. Hiram), the Journal of an Expedition across

Venezuela and Colombia, 1906–7, 453 Biochemistry: Nomenclature of Lipoid Substances, Dr.

Otto Rosenheim, 496 Biography : Grosse Männer, Prof. Wilhelm Ostwald, 121 Biology : Il Ruwenzori, parte scientifica, resultati delle

Osservazioni e studi computi sul materiale raccolto dalla spedizione di S.A.R. il Principe Luigi Amedeo di Savoia, Duca degli Abruzzi, Sir H. H. Johnston, G.C.M.G., K.C.B., 31; Occurrence of Protandric Hermaphroditism in Crepidula fornicata, J. H. Orton, 58; a Parasite of the Schizopod Crustacean Gastrosaccus spinifer, li. Gilson, 44 ; Biologisches Praktikum für höhere

Schulen, Dr. Bastian Schmid, 96; Biologische Experimente 'nebst einem Anhang mikroskopische Technik, Walther Schurig, 96; Association of Economic Biologists, 114; Relations of Certain Cestodes and Nematode Parasites to Bacterial Disease, Dr. A. E. Shipley, F.R.S., 114; Biology, Prof. R. J. Harvey Gibson, 243 ; Metamorphoses of the Midges and Gnats of the Family Chironomidæ, Dr. A. Thienemann, 312; Regeneration in the Enteropneusta, C. Dawydoff, 462 ; Death of Anton Dohrn, 400; Obituary Notice of, Sir E. Ray Lankester, K.C.B., F.R.S., 429; Die biologischen Schülerübungen, Erich Leick, 429; die chemische Entwicklungserregung des tierischen Eies (Künstliche Parthenogenese), Jacques Loeb, 450 ; Percy Sladen Memorial Expedition in Southwest Africa, 1908-9, Prof. H. H. W. Pearson, 466, 499 ; the Making of Species, Douglas Dewar and Frank Finn, Prof. R. Meldola, F.R.S., 481 ; an Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals, Prof. Gilbert C. Bourne, 513; Lehrbuch der vergleichenden Entwicklungsgeschichte der Wirbellosen Thiere, Prof. E. Korschelt and Prof. K. Heider, 511; Marine Biology, Arenaceous Foraminifera, E. Heron Allen and A. Earland, 79; Results obtained by Tow-netting with Modern Nets in the Irish Sea, Prof. Herdman, 142 ; Globular Organisms in the Tide-wash on the Orissa Coast of India, Dr. N. Annandale, 296; New Type of Gephyrean Worm, Captain F. H. Stewart, 296; the Life-history of Diphlebia lestoides, Selys, R. J. Tillyard, 330 ; Our Food from the Waters, Prof. W. A. Herdman, F.R.S., 356 ; Exploration of the Fauna and Flora of the Waters of Lake Tanganyika, 461; Inspection of Pearl-banks between Dutch Bay Point and Negombo, T. Southwell and J. C. Kerkham,

461 Birds : Behind the Veil in Bird-land, Oliver G. Pike, 67;

Bird Notes, 87: the Romance of Bird Life, John Lea, on : British Birds and their Eggs, with a New Method of Identification, J. Maclair Boraston, 99; the Young People's Bird's-nest Chart, Rev. S. N. Sedgwick, 100; Birds and their Nests and Eggs, found in and near Great Towns, George H. Vos, 100; British Birds in their Haunts, Rev. C. A. Johns, 100; How to Attract and Protect Wild Birds, Martin Hiesemann, 100; Birds of the World, Dr. Frank H. Knowlton and Frederic A. Lucas, 421; Birds Useful and Birds Harinful, Otto Her

man and J. A. Owen, 421 Bishop's Stortford, the Prehistoric Horse " of, Prof.

J. C. Ewart, F.R.S., 223 Blackburn (Dr. Hugh), Death of, 460; Obituary Notice of,

522 Blaise (E. E.), Formation of Lactones from Acid Alcohols,

60 Blake (G. S.), Carnotite and an Associated Mineral-complex

from South Australia, 28 Blériot 's (M.) Channel Flight, 134 Bliss (Prof. G. A.), New Proof of a Theorem of Weierstrass,

the Factorisation of Power Series, 470 Boas (Dr. Franz), Ethnographic Survey of Canada, 477 Bôcher (M.), an Introduction to the Study of Integral

Equations, 304 Bodroux (F.), Action of Some Organo-magnesium Com

pounds on Methyl-2-pentanone-4, 29, Boelter (W. R.), Proposed “ Arbour Day,” 165 Bohlin (Dr. Kårl), Parallax of the Double Star £ 2398, 356 Bohn (Dr. Georges), la Naissance de l'Intelligence, 4 Bolide of April 20 Observed in France, the, M.

Quénisset, 298 Bollinger (Dr. Otto von), Death and Obituary Notice of,

263 Bolton (H.), New Faunal Horizons in the British Coal

field, 446 Bolton (Scriven), Jupiter's South Tropical Dark Area, 487 Bonjean (Ed.), Formation of Oxygen Compounds of Nitro

gen and their Metallic Combinations (Iron and Lead) in

Production of Ozone for Sterilisation of Water, 60 Bonnet (Pierre), Oxidation of Aldehydes by Silver Oxide,

90 Books of Science, Forthcoming, 438, 464 Boquet (F.), les Observations méridennes, Théorie

Pratique, 301 Boraston (J. Maclair), British Birds and their Eggs, with

a New Method of Identification, 99




Boresch (K.), Lumps of Gum exuded by the Bromeliad, d'Euvres de Léo Errera, 333; New Species of

Gusmannia zahnii, and other Plants of the Same Family, Impatiens, Sir J. D. Hooker, 353; the Shepherd's Purse, 296

G. H. Shull, 354; German Botanical Congress, 378; Borley (J. O.), Probability of Survival of Trawl-caught Potato Disease Leaf-roll,” 378; Tuber-bearing Species Fish returned to the Sca, 491

of Solanum, Herr Wittmack, 379; Deterioration that Borrelly (M.), a Brilliant Meteor, 200

Follows upon Self-fertilisation or Inbreeding of the Borrelly-Daniel, Comet 1909a, 20;

M. Chofardet, 46; Maize Plant, Dr. G. H. Shull, 402 ; a Tourist's Flora Ephemeris for, Dr. M. Ebell, 267

of the West of Ireland, R. L. Praeger, 422 ; Illustrated Bosler (J.), Variations of Brightness of Encke's Comet and Guide to the Trees and Flowers of England and Wales, the Sun-spot Period, 59

H. G. Jameson, 422 ; Flora Koreana, T. Makai, 422 ; Botany : Hevea brasiliensis, or Para Rubber, its Botany, the Botany of Worcestershire, J. Amphlett and Carletoni

Cultivation, Chemistry, and Diseases, Herbert Wright, Rea, 422 ; Classification of African Species of the Poly. 3; Agave, Mexican Species Yielding · Zapupe,” Prof. morphic Genus Senecio, Dr. R. Muschler, 434 ; Studies W. Trelease, 18; Investigation of the Medullary Rays of Tropical American Ferns, W. R. Maxon, 434; die in the Beech, the Oak, and Aristolochia sipho, Dr. K. Pflanzenwelt Deutschlands, Dr. P. Graebner, 451; Zijlstra, 18; Specimens to Illustrate the Wood Lignum Pfanzenbiologie, Dr. W. Migula, 451; Unsere Zier. nephriticum, and the Fluorescence of its Infusion, the pflanzen, P. F. F. Schulz, 451; Phanerogamen, Prof. Director, Royal Gardens, Kew, 21; Identification and E. Gilg and Dr. R. Muschler, 451; Kryptogamen, Dr. Properties of Lignum nephriticum, Dr. O. Stapf, 373-4 ; M. Möbius, 451; Zimmer- und Balkonpflanzen, P. Coptis, 1. H. Burkill, 30; Morphological and Physio- Dannenberg, 451; Clay's Successful Gardening, 451; logical Differences between Marsilea left on Dry Land Botany for Matriculation,

Dr. F. Cavers, 451, and that Growing in Water, Nibaran Chandra Bhat- Beginner's Botany, Prof. L. H. Bailey, 451; Elementary .tacharjee, 30; Cympopogon Martini, Stapf, I. H. Burkill, Practical Botany, W. E. Clarke, 451; the Genus Cereus, 30; New South Wales Linnean Society, 30, 60, 240, 330,

Prof. N. L. Britton and Dr. J. N. Rose, 462 ; Percy 480 ; Analyses of Young and Old Cacao Leaves, M. K. Sladen Memorial Expedition in South-west Africa, Bamber, 44; Distribution of the Algæ in the Black Sca, 1908–9, Prof. H. H. W. Pearson, 466, 499; Fungus N. N. Woronichin, 44: Reproduction and Early Develop

Maladies of the Sugar-cane, Dr. N. A. Cobb, 496 ; .ment of Laminaria digitata and Laminaria saccharina, Vegetation Conditions in the Central Vosges Mountains, G. H. Drew, 58; Linnean Society, 89; Wych Elm Seed- Dr. E. Issler, 496; Tamarisk Manna, D. Hooper, 526; lings, Rosamond F. Shove, 99 : Origin of the White

Nomenclature in Connection with Plant Formations, Florentine Iris, Drs. R. Pirotta and M. Puglisi, 108 ; Dr. R. Gradmann, 526; see also British Association Botanical Surveys, W. Munn Rankin,

127; Wissen

Bouasse (Prof. H.), Cours de Physique, Électroptique, schaftliche Ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition 185; Méthode dans les Sciences, 361 auf dem Dampfer l'aldivia, 1898–1899, Das Kapland,

Boudroux (F.), Synthesis of Unsaturated Fatty Ketones, insonderheit das Reich der Kapflora, das Waldgebiet und 269 die Karroo, pflanzengeographisch dargestelt, Rudolf Boulenger (C. L.), Subcutaneous Fat-bodies in Bufo, 504 Marloth, 129; American Mistletoe, Phoradendron Boulenger (G. A.), Catalogue of the Fresh-water Fishes of flavescens, H. H. York, 136 ; New Plants in the State of Africa in the British Museum (Natural History), 216 Bahia, E. Ule, 136 ; Flora of the Islands of Margarita Boulud (M.), Total Sugar of the Plasma and Globules of and Coche, J. R. Johnston, 136; Dominant Phanero

the Blood, 510 gamic and Higher Cryptogamic Flora of Aquatic Habit Bourget (Henry), Observations at the Observatory of Marin Scottish Lakes, George West, 149 ; Certain Fungi

seilles of the Comet 1909a (Borrelly), 29 Collected in Java, Prof. F. von Höhnel, 168 ; Parasitic Bourion (M.), Extraction of Lutecium from the Gadolinite and Epiphytic Fungi in Java, Dr. M. Raciborski, 265; Earths, 120 Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta, Asiatic Bourne (Prof. Gilbert C.), an Introduction to the Study of Palms-Lepidocaryeæ, Odoardo Beccari,


Ferns the Comparative Anatomy of Animals, 513 of the Malay Archipelago, Dr. B. Copeland, Bouveault (L.), Death of, 311 197 ; Effect of the Past Winter on Trees and Shrubs in Bowes (H. G.), Veterinary Inspection of Dairy Cattle, 141 Kew Gardens, W. J. Bean, 197; Fungal Disease,

Boy's (Prof. ( V., F.R.S.), a New Analytical Engine Coryneum mori, in the Mulberry Nurseries

designed by Percy E. Ludgate, 14 ; Position Finding withSrinagar, Dr. E. J. Butler, 226; Polymorphism in the out an Horizon, 19; an Elementary Treatment of the Flower in the Orchid Cycnoches, R. A. Rolfe, 226; Theory of Spinning Tops and Gyroscopic motion, Harold Nature of the Tendrils in the Cucurbitaceæ, Miss M. Crabtree, 182 ; Catalogue of the Wheeler Gift of Books, Doubek, 226; Arrangement of the Botanical Garden of Pamphlets, and Periodicals in the Library of the American the Johns Hopkins University, 226; Bacterial Flora of

Institute of Electrical Engineers, 512 Hawaiian Sugars, L. Lewton-Brain and Noël Deerr, Brassolidæ (Dr. H. Stichel), 245

226; Studies on Tunicata, H. L. Kesteven, 240; the Brauner (Dr. A.), Classification of Starlings, 246 i Native Flora of New South Wales, R. H. Cambage, Breeding Horses for Use, or Equine Eugenics, Francis 240; New Species of Eucalyptus from the Monaro Dis

Ram, 525 trict, N.S.W., R. H. Cambage, 240 ; Some Points in Breton (Miss A.), Race Types in the Ancient Sculptures the Morphology and Biology of a New Species of and Paintings of Mexico and Central America, 478 : Haworthia, Dr. S. Schönland, 239; Absorption of

Arms and Accoutrements of the Ancient Warriors at Water by the Aërial Organs of some Succulents, Dr. S.

Chichen Itza, 478 Schönland, 240; New South African Succulents, Dr. Breuil (l'Abbé), Rock Paintings of the Lower Ebro, 522 R. Marloth, 240 ; Mikrographie des Holzes der auf Java Bridge (Prof. T. W., F.R.S.), Death and Obituary Notice vorkommenden Baumarten, Dr. J. W. Moll and H. H. Janssonius, 241; Mitosis in Higher Plants, Dr. H. A. Bridges, the Design of Highway, and the Calculation of Haig, 265; Botany of the Philippine Islands, Dr. C. B. Stresses in Bridge Trusses, Prof. M. S. Ketchum, 393 Robinso:1, 265; E. D. Merrill, 265; Revision of the Brigham (Prof.). Possibility of Extending the Food ProducAmerican Group of Thibaudieæ, R. Hörold, 265; Con

tion of Canada, 535 stitution of the Roots of Arisarma concinnum, B. B. Brill (Dr. Alfred), Position Finding without an Horizon, 231 Dutta, 270; Absorption of Water by Aërial Organs of Brislee (Dr. E. J.), Technical Assay of Zinc, 540 Plants, Dr. Marloth, 270; New Flora of Krakatau, British Association Meeting at Winnipeg, 75, 278; SecProf. D. H. Campbell, 296; Lumps of Gum Exuded by tional Programmes, 76; Inaugural Address by Prof. the Bromeliad, Guzmannia zahnii, and other Plants of Sir J. J. Thomson, M.A., LL.D., D.Sc., F.R.S., Presi. the same Family, K. Boresch, 296; Study of Various dent of the Association, 248; the Seven Styles of Crystal Morphological Features in the Umbelliferæ, Dr. K. Architecture, Dr. A. E. H. Tutton, F.R.S., 299 ; Our Domin, 297: Vegetation in Sardinia, Dr. Th. Herzog, Food from the Waters, Prof. W. A. Herdman, F.R.S., 312 ; Classification of Scitamincæ as Represented in the Philippine Islands, H. N. Ridley, 312 ; Notice sur Léo Section A (Mathematics and Physics)-Opening Address Errera, L. Frederica and J. Massart, 333; Recueil by Prof. E. Rutherford, M.A., D.Sc., F.R.S., Presi



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dent of the Section, 257 ; Pressure of Radiation against the Source, Prof. J. H. Poynting and Guy Barlow, 469; Prof. Hull, 469; Ascertained Properties of Light of Very Short Wave-Lengths ("* Schumann Rays”), Prof. T. Lyman, 469; Prof. Bumstead, 460: Photographs of jupiter, Prof. Percival Lowell, 469; Early Drawings of Jupiter by Sir W. Huggins, Prof. Larmor, 469; Motion of Some of the Small Stars in Messier 92 (Herculis), Prof. E. E. Barnard, 469; Present State of the Theory of Aggregates, Prof. E. H. Hobson, 470; Generalisations of the Icosahedral Group, Prof. G. A. Miller, 470; New Proof of a Theorem of Weierstrass, the Factorisation of Power Series, Prof. G. A. Bliss, 470; Invention of the Slide Rule, Prof. F. Cajori, 470; Report of the Committee on Further Tabulation of Bessel Functions, 470; on the Three-fold Emission Spectra of Solid Organic Compounds, Prof. E. Goldstein, 470; Sir J. J. Thomson, 470 ; Prof. H. E. Armstrong, 470; Influence of Electrolytes Colloidal Ferric Oxide Solutions, E. F. Burton, 470; Methods of Separation of Radio-active Products, Dr. Otto Hahn, 470; Prof. Rutherford, 470 ; Sir J. Larmor, 470; the Secondary Rays Excited in Different Metals by a Rays, Prof. J. C. McLennan, 470-1 ; Some Phenomena Associated with the Radiations from Polonium, V. E. Pound, 471 ; on Anode Rays and their Spectra, Dr. O. Reichenheim, 471; on Clark and Weston Standard Cells, Dr. H. L. Bronson and A. N. Shaw, 471; Action of a Rays upon Glass, Prof. Rutherford, 471; Magnetic Work of the Past Ten Years of U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and the Carnegie Institute of Washington, Dr. L. A. Bauer, 471; Prof. G. E. Hale, 471; Distribution of Pressure over Canada, R. F. Stupart, 471 ; Positive Electricity, Sir J. J. Thomson, 471; Law of Distribution of Stellar Motions, A. S. Eddington, 471; Variation of the Specific Heat of Mercury at High Temperatures, Prof. H. T. Barnes, 472 ; Prof. Perry, 472 ; Active Deposits from Actinium in Uniform Electric Fields, W. T. Kennedy, 472 ; Effect of Light on Sulphur Insulation, F. W. Bates, 472 ; Charge upon Gaseous Ions, Dr. T. Franck and Dr. W. Westphal, 472 ; on the Re-combination of Ions in Air at Different Temperatures, Dr. P. Phillips, 472 ; Terminal Velocity of Fall of Small Spheres in Air, Prof. John Zeleny and L. A. McKechan, 472 ; Sir Joseph Larmor, 472 ; Earth_Tides, Prof. A. E. H. Love, 472 ; Sir G. Darwin, 472 ; Dr. O. Hecker, 472 ; Dr. S. C. Chandler, 472 ; Sir J. Larmor, 472 ; Dr. L. A. Bauer, 473; Effect on the Persistence of Vision of Fatiguing the Eye with Red, Orange, and Yellow, Prof. Frank Allen, 473 ; New Method of Measuring the Luminosity of the Spectrum, Prof. Frank Allen, 473; Effects of Low Temperature on Fluorescence Spectra, Profs. E. L. Nichols and E. Merritt, 473; Absorption and Fluorescence of Canary Glass at Low Temperatures, R. C. Gibbs, 473 ; European Ballons-sondes Observations, Prof. J. W. Humphreys, 473 ; Report on the Present State of Our Knowledge of the Upper Air, E. Gold and Mr. Harwood, 473 ; Highest Balloon Ascent in America, Prof. A. L. Rotch, 473; Temperature Distribution in the Free Atmosphere over the British Isles, Dr. Shaw, 473 ; Results of Hourly Observations with Registering Balloons, June 2–3, 1909, A. Harwood, 473 : Effect of Temperature Variations on the Luminous Discharge in Gases for Low Pressures, R. F. Earhart, 473 : Prof. Rutherford, 473 : Sir J. Larmor, 473; Prof. MacDonald, 474; the Relative Motion of the Earth and Æther and the FitzGerald-Lorentz Effect, C. W. Chamberlain, 474 ; New Cemented Triple for Spectroscopic Use, Lieut.Colonel J. W. Gifford, 474 ; Magnetostriction, Dr.

H. G. Dorsey, 474 Section B (Chemistry)-Opening Address (Abridged) by

Prof. H. E. Armstrong, Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S., President of the Section, 279 ; New Determination of the Atomic Weight of Iridium, Prof. E. H. Archibala. 474 : Electrical Conductivity of Solutions of Iodine and Platinum Tetraiodide in Ethyl Alcohol, Prof. E. H. Archibald and W. A. Patrick, 474: Anti-putrescent Effects of Copper Salts, in Particular towards the Bacteria of Milk, Dr. Alfred Springer, 474; Dynamic

Isomerism, Dr. T. M. Lowry, 475; Sir J. Larmor, 475; Useful Improvements in the Technique of Optical Investigations, Dr. Lowry, 475; History of the Wheals, Dr. Stapf, 475; Factors Determining the Yield of Wheat, Dr. E. J. Russell and A. D. Hall, 175; Influence of Environment on the Composition of wheat, F. T. Shutt, 475; Quality in Wheaten Flour, ... E. Humphries, 475; Chemical Properties of Flour, Dr. E. F. Armstrong, 476; Influence of the Minerals of Flour on its Quality, W. B. Hardy, 476 ; Comparative Milling and Baking Qualities of a Number of Canadian Wheats, Prof. R. Harcourt, 476; Proteins : the Relation between Composition and Food Value, Dr. E. Frankland Armstrong, 476; Prof. Starling, F.R.S., 476; Problems of the Stock Feeder, Dr. E. J. Russell, 476, Pig Feeding, F. T. Shutt, 470; Changes in the Habits of the Women of the Upper Middle Classes dur. ing the Last Fisty Years, Dr. F. N. Alcock, 476;

Feeding of Stock, Prof. J. Wilson, 476 Section C (Geology)-Opening Address by Arthur Smith

Woodward, LL.D., V.P.Z.S., Sec. G.S., Keeper of Geology in the British Museum, President of the Section, 290 ; the Bearing of Pre-Cambrian Geology on Uniformitarianism, Prof. A. P. Coleman, 446 ; the PreCambrian Rocks of Canada, Prof. W. G. Millar, 446; the Faunal Succession of the Lower Carboniferous (Avonian) of the British Isles, Dr. A. Vaughan, 441; New Faunal Horizons in the British Coalfield, H. Bol. ton, 446; the Glacial Lake Agassiz, Dr. Warren Upham, 446; Extent of the Ice Sheets in the Great Plains, Prof. A. P. Coleman, 446; Mining in Canada, Prof. Miller, 447 ; Metal Mining in Canada, Prof. Coleman, 447 ; Placer Mining, J. B. Tyrrell, 447 ; Rare Metals of Canada, Prof. T. L. Waller, 447; the Volcano Meta

vanu, Dr. Tempest Anderson, 447 Section D (Zoology)-Opening Address by A. E. Shipley,

M.A.Cantab., Hon. D.Sc., Princeton, F.R.S., President of the Section ; I., Charles Darwin, 315; II., Organising Zoology, 317 ; III., International Ocean Research, 321; Origin of the Vertebrates, Dr. E. Goodrich, 504 ; Subcutaneous Fat-bodies in Bufo, C. L. Boulenger, 504; Osteology of the Lophobranchii, Prof. H. Jungersen, 504; on the Germinal Disc in Naturally Incubated Eggs of Passer domesticus, Prof. C. J. Patten, 505 ; the British Pleistocene Canidæ, Prof. S. H. Reynolds, 505; Geographical Distribution of Rotifera, C. F.

Rousselet, 505 Section E (Geography)-Opening Address by Colonel Sir

Duncan Johnston, K.C.M.G., C.B., R.E., F.R.G.S., F.G.S., President of the Section, 323; Floods in the Great Interior Valley of North America, Luella A. Owen, 506; the Hudson Bay Route, Dr. Robert Bell, 506; Agricultural Development of Canada, 1904-9; Prof. Mavor, 506; Major Craigie, 506; Formation of Arroyos in Adobe-filled Valleys in the South-western United States, Prof. Dodge, 506; the Water Route from Lake Superior to the Westward, Lawrence J. Burpee, 506; Physical History of Nantasket Beach, Prof. Douglas W. Johnson, 506; the Geographer David Thompson, J. B. Tyrrell, 507; Progress of the General Magnetic Survey of the Earth in Recent Years,

Dr. L. A. Bauer, 507 Section G (Engineering)-Opening Address by Sir W. H.

White, K.C.B., Sc.D., LL.D., F.R.S., President of the Section, 342 ; Peculiar Geographical Position of Winnipeg, 447 ; the Grain Industry, John Miller, 447; George Harcourt, 447 : Deep Water and Railway Com. munications, Colonel Anderson, 448; Mr. St. Laurent, 448; Major George Stephens, 448; Works

on the Canadian Pacific Railway, T. E. Schwitzer, 448; Organisation for the Collection and port of Grain in the Wheat Area, H. W. Lanigan, 448; the Panama

Canal, Colonel Goethals, 448 Section H (Anthropology)-Opening Address (Abridged)

by Prof. John L. Myres, M.A., F.R.S., President of the Section, the Influence of Anthropology on the Course of Political Science, 379; Ethnographic Survey of Canada, Sidney Hartland, 477 ; Dr. Franz Boas, 477 ; Problem of the White Immigrants, Dr. Shrubsall, 477 ; Ethnology of the Okanagan of British Columbia, Mr.

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