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A WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED JOURNAL OF SCIENCE.

To the solid ground

Of Vature trusts the mind which builds. for aye."—WORDSWORTH.
No. 2076, VOL. 81] THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1909

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Dr NEW SESSION begins MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27.

BIRKBECK COLLEGE,

BREAMS BUILDINGS, CHANCERY LANE, E.C.

DAY AND EVENING CLASSES. Courses of Study under Recognised Teachers of the Un!versity of London for Degrees in Science, Arts and Economics.

A. MCKENZIE, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.A.; H. WREN, Chomletry

Ph.D., M.A., B.Sc.; G. W. CLOUGH, B.Sc. ;

W. MAITLAND, D.Sc. Physics

(A. GRIFFITHS, D.Sc.; D. OWEN, B.A., B.Sc. ;

B. W. CLACK, B.Sc. Botany ...

H. C. I. Fraser, D.Sc. Zoology

M. W. ONTHANK, B.A., B.Sc. Qoology

J. W. EVANS, D.Sc.; A. M. DAVIES, D.Sc. Mathomatico... E. H. SMART, M.A.; C. V. COATES, M.A. Classics

F. A. WRIGHT, M.A. ; G. S. ROBERTSON, M.A. Eng. Literature J. H. LOBBAN, M.A.

Language J. H. G. GRATTAN, B.A. French

V. E. KASTNER, B.ès. L.; Mrs. J. CROSLAND, M.A. Qorman

E. L. MILNER-BARRY, M.A. Qeography J: F. UNSTEAD, M.A. History

T. SECCOMBE, M.A. Logic

{G. AR KITAR SMITH, M.A., D. Lit. Economics / ****** C. , M.A. British Constitution. G. H. J. HURST, M.A. Assaying. Metallurgy. Mining. G. PATCHIN, A.R.S.M. Prospectus free, Calendar 3d. (post free 5d.), from the Secretary.

CITY OF LONDON COLLEGE .

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IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, SOUTH KENSINGTON, LONDON, S.W.,

including as integral parts The ROYAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, the ROYAL SCHOOL OF MINES, and the

CITY AND GUILDS COLLEGE.

Visitor--HIS MAJESTY THE KING. Chairman - The Right Hon. ihe EARL OF CREWE, K.G. Rector-HENRY T. BOVEY, LL.D., M. Inst.C.E., D.C.L., F.R.S.

Secretary-ALEXANDER GOW, M.A., B.Sc. The SESSION begins on OCTOBER 5, 1909. and ends on JULY 1, 1910.

The Departments of the College are : ROYAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE-Mechanics and Mathematics,

Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology. ROYAL SCHOOL OF MINES-Mining, Metallurgy. CITY AND GUILDS COLLEGE-Mathematics, Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemistry.

The fees average £35 a year. SPECIAL COURSES of ADVANCED LECTURES will be given as

under (subject to change): PHYSICS.-Colour Vision. (Sir William Abney, K.C.B., D.Sc., D.C.L.,

F.R.S.) Spectrum Analysis. (Asst. Prof. A. Fowler, A.R.C.S., F.R.A.S.) Physical Changes in the Cylinder of an Internal Combustion Engine. (Dr. W. Watson, D.Sc., A.R.C.S., F.R.S.) High Temperatures and Optical Pyrometry. (Prof. H. L. Callendar, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S.) Radio-activity. (Prof. the Hon. R. J. Strutt, M.A, F.R.S.) Magnetic Properties Metals Alloys. (Dr. S. W. J.

Smith, M.A., D.Sc., A.R.C.S.). CHEMISTRY.-Gaseous Fuel and Combustion. (Prof. W. A. Bone,

D.Sc., Ph.D., F.R.S.) BOTANY.-Timber: Its Structure, Defects, and Diseases. Timber for

Engineering Students. (Asst. Prof. Percy Groom, M.A., D.Sc., F.L.S.) Fungal Diseases of Plants, and their Remedies. (Mr. E. S.

Salmon, F.L.S.)
ZOOLOGY.-Marine Biology and Fisheries. (Dr. E. J. Allen, D.Sc.,

Director Marine Biol. Assocn.) Embryology. (Mr. Richard Assheton,
M.A.) Heredity, Variation, and Evolution. Mr. A. D. Darbishire,
M.A.) Cytology and Protistology. (Mr. C. Clifford Dobell, B.A.,

Fellow of Trinity Coll., Cam.)
GEOLOGY.-Economic Geology. (Prof. W. W. Watts, M.A., Sc.D.,

M.Sc., F.R.S., F.G.S.) METALLURGY.-Advanced Metallurgy of Copper, Gold, Silver, Lead,

and Alloys. (Prof. W. A. Carlyle, Ma.E., M.I.MM.) ENGINEERING: -Railway Engineering. (Prof. W. É. Dalby, M.A.,

B.Sc., M. Inst.C.E.; Mr. W. T. Stephenson, M.A.; Mr. H. G. Brown, M.I.E. E. ; Mr. Philip Dawson, M. Inst.C.E., M.I.M.E., M.I.E.E.) The fees for the above range from £r 10s. 10 £4, except for the full courses in Metallurgy and Engineering (fees 65 to 610 and £20 respectively). The Calendar may be obtained, price 6d.,

or post free gd., either directly or through any bookseller, from Messrs. Eyre and Spottiswoode, East Harding Street, London, E.C.

For special information apply to the SECRETARY, Imperial College of
Science and Technology, Exhibition Road, London, ś.w.
NEW SESSION COMMENCES SEPTEMBER

27.
EAST LONDON COLLEGE.
(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.)

MILE END ROAD, E. The College is situated close to stations on the G.E.R., District Railway and L.T. and Southend Railway, and is approached from The Royal

Exchange in 15 minutes by motor omnibus.

PASS AND HONOURS COURSES in the FACULTIES OF ARTS, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING. Latin, Greek, English, French, German, English History, Logic, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Geology. CIVIL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING,

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. Courses in the above subjects are likewise arranged for Evening Students. PREPARATORY AND MATRICULATION CLASSES.

MODERATE FEES. Valuable Scholarships are offered annually by the Worshipful Company of Drapers. Calendar post free on application to the REGISTRAR, or

J. L. S. HATTON, M.A., Principal. ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL OPTICS. NORTHAMPTON POLYTECHNIC

INSTITUTE, CLERKENWELL, LONDON, E.C. MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND

ELECTRO-CHEMISTRY. Full Day Courses in the Theory and Practice of the above subjects will commence on Monday, October 4, 1909. Entrance Examination on Wednesday and Thursday, September 29 and 30. These courses include periods spent in Commercial Workshops, and extend over four years. They also prepare for the degree of B.Sc. in Engineering at the University of London. Fees, £15, or ku per annum.

THREE ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS of the value of £52 each will be cffered for competition at the Entrance Examination in September

TECHNICAL OPTICS. Full and Part Time Day Courses in all branches of this important department of Applied Science given in specially equipped laboratories and lecture rooms.

Full particulars as to fees, dates, &c., and all information respecting the work of the Institute, can be obtained at the Institute or on application to

R. MULLINEUX WALMSLEY, DSc.

ACTINO IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LONDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. WHITE ST., and ROPEMAKER ST., MOORFIELDS, E.C.

(Near Moorgate and Liverpool Street Stations.) PRINCIPAL: SIDNEY HUMPHRIES, B.A., LL.B. (Cantab.)

Michaelmas Term begins Monday, September 27. EVENING CLASSES in SCIENCE Well-equipped LABORATORIES for Practical Work in CHEMISTRY, BOTANY, GEOLOGY, and all branches of PHYSICS.

Special Courses for Conjoint Board, Pharmaceutical and other examir. ations. Classes are also held in all Commercial Subjects, in Languages, and Literature. Art Studio. All Classes are open to both sexes. SATURDAY CLASSES for Chemistry and Physics.

DAY MODERN SCHOOL. Preparation for a COMMERCIAL or BUSINESS career or the CIVIL SERVICE. Prospectuses, and all other information, gratis on application.

DAVID SAVAGE, Secretary.

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UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM. ARMSTRONG COLLEGE,

NEWCASTLE UPON-TYNE.

Principal-SIR ISAMBARD Owen, D.C.L., M.D.

SESSION OF 1909-10. MATRICULATION EXAMINATION, SEPTEMBER 21 to 23. OPENING OF TERM, OCTOBER 5.

Particulars of Curricula for University Degrees and College Diplomas in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Naval Architecture, Mining, Metallurgy, Agriculture, Pure Scierce and Letters, and of Fellowships, Scholarships and Exhibitions on application to

F. H. PRUEN, M.A., Secretary. Armstrong College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD. Courses are held and Degrees are awarded in the following Faculties :

ARTS, PURE SCIENCE, MEDICINE, LAW, APPLIED

SCIENCE (including Engineering, Metallurgy and Mining). ALL COURSES ARE OPEN TO MEN & WOMEN STUDENTS ALIKE. The SESSION 1909-10 commences OCTOBER 6, 1969. Prospectuses giving full information may be obtained free from

W. M. GIBBONS, Registrar. UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER.

CHEMISTRY COURSE. A Prospectus containing full particulars of the Lecture and Laboratory Courses in Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, qualifying for the Degrees in Chemistry and for the Certificate in Applied Chemistry, will be forwarded on application to the Registrar. Applications for admission to ibe Research Laboratories should be made to the Directors of the (hemical Laboratories.

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UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM.

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FACULTY OF SCIENCE. Mathematics

„Professor HEATH, Mr. Preece, Mr. MCLAREN

and Mr. GRIFFITH. Physics

Professor POYNTING, Mr. SHAKESPEAR, Dr.

BARLOW and Dr. DENNING.

(Prosessor FRANKLAND, Dr. FINDLAY, Dr. Chemistry

McCOMBIE, Dr. MURRAY and Dr. TINKLER. Zoology

Professor (vacant), and Mr. DONCASTER. Botany

Professor West, and (vacant). Geology and Geography

(Professor LAPWORTH, Dr. GROOM and Mr.

Raw.

(Professor Mechanical Engineering

BURSTALL, Mr. Porter, Mr. FISHER, Mr. BROSCOMBE and Mr. SINCLAIR.

ard Professor Dixon, Mr. HUMMEL Mr. Civil Engineering

PURSER. Electrical Engineering

Professor KAPP, Dr. Coales, Mr. Kipps and

(vacant), Metallurgy ..

\Professor TURNER, Mr. HUDSON and Mr.

LEVY. Mining

| Professor CADMAN, Mr. CORMACK and Mr.

POOLE, Brewing..

Professor BROWN and Mr. Pope.

Classics

English.

...

French German Philosophy History Education Music

FACULTY OF ARTS.
ĮProfessor SONNENSCHEIN, Mr. CHAMBERS and

Mr. STOCK. | Professor DE SelInCOURT and Dr. Mac

MILLAN. | Professor CHATELAIN, Monsieur DEMEY and

Monsieur BARBIER.
Professor WICHMANN and Dr. SANDBACH.
Professor MUIRHEAD and Dr. WODEHOUSE.
Professor BeAZLEY and Miss SIDGWICK.
Professor HUGHES.
Professor BANTOCK.

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WINTER SESSION, 1909-1910. The WINTER SESSION commences on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1909, and closes on THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1910. The Preliminary Examination will commence on SEPTEMBER 10, 1909.

The Faculty of Medicine embraces the following Twelve Chairs from which instruction is given in all the main departments of Medical Science :

Professor J. W. H. TRAIL, M.D., Botany

***F.R.S. Zoology

| Professor J. ARTHUR THOMSON,
M.A.

C.

(Professor Physics

Niven, D.Sc.,

F.R.S. Chemistry

(Professor F. R. Japp, LL.D.,

F.R.S.

, Professor R. W. REID, M.D., Anatomy

F.R.C.S. Physiology

/Professor J. A. MACWILLIAM, *** M.D.

(Prosessor J. THEODORE CASH, Materia Medica

M.D., F.R.S.
Pathology...

(Professor GEORGE DEAN, M.A.,

M.B.
Forensic Medicine and Public

Professor MATTHEW HAY, M.D.
Health

(Professor Alex. OGSTON, M.D., Surgery

"" LL.D. Medicine

(Professor D. W. FINLAY, M.D.,

** LL.D., F.R.C.P. Midwifery

Professor WILLIAM STEPHENSON,

M.D. Instruction is also given in special departments of medical practice by Lecturers appointed by the University Court. Clinical instruction is obtained in various Hospitals and other Institutions in Aberdeen.

The Degrees in Medicine granted by the University are :- Bachelor of Medicine (M.8.), Bachelor of Surgery (Ch.B.), Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), and Master of Surgery (Ch.M.). A Diploma in Public Health is conferred, after examination, on Graduates in Medicine of any University in the United Kingdom.

The total cost of the whole curriculum, including Hospital Fees, Class and Matriculation Fees, and Degree Fees, is usually about £150. Bursaries, Scholarships, Fellowships, and Prizes to the number of fifty and of the annual value of £1180, may be held by Students in this Faculty.

A Prospectus of the Classes, Fees, &c., may be had on application to the SECRETARY OF THE UNIVERSITY.

The University also grants Degrees in Arts, Science, Law, and Divinity, particulars of which may be had on application to the SECRETARY.

FACULTY OF SCIENCE. The subjects included in this Faculty are Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, Anatomy, Physiology, Agriculture, Agricultural Chemistry, Veterinary Hygiene, Agricultural Botany and Entomology, Agricultural Economics, &c. The Degrees granted are Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), B.Sc. in Agriculture and Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) A Diploma in Agriculture is also granted.

The University also grants Degrees in Arts, Law and Divinity, par. ticulars of which may be bad on application to the SECRETARY.

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FACULTY OF MEDICINE.

Professor Robinson, Dr. YEATES, Mr. Cole, Anatomy

Miss COGHILL, Mr. BENNETT and Dr.

" Evans. Physiology

Professor Carlier and Dr. Harris.

(Professor LEITH, Dr. Lewis, Dr. MACKEY, Pathology and Bacteriology Dr. BARNES, Dr. HEWETSON and Mr.

NUTHALL.

(Prosessor SAUNDBY, Professor Carter and Medicine

Dr. RUSSELL.

(Professor BARLING, Professor JORDAN LLOYD Surgery

and Mr. GAMGEE. Hygiene and Public Health Professor Bostock Hill and Dr. Lyster. Therapeutics

Professor Foxwell and Dr. Ports. Midwifery...

Professor MALINS and Dr. PURSLOW.
Gynæcology...

Professor TAYLOR,
Forensic Medicine... Professor MORRISON and Dr. WYNN.
Mental Diseases.

Professor WHITCOMBE.
Ophthalmology

Professor PRIESTLEY SMITH. Materia Medica ............. Dr. Coole KNEALE and Dr. GREENWOOD.

DEPARTMENT OF DENTISTRY.

Mr. HUXLEY.

Dr. STACEY WILSON. Mr. HUMPHREYS.

Mr. HASLAM.
Mr. DONAGAN.

Mr. Madin.
Mr. WELLINGS.

The SESSION 1909-10 COMMENCES OCTOBER 4. 1909. All Courses and Degrees are open to both Men and Women Students. Graduates and persons who have passed degree examinations of other Universities may, after one year's study or research, take a Master's Degree.

Syllabuses, containing full information as to University Regulations, Lectures and Laboratory Courses, Scholarships, &c., will be sent on appli. cation to the SecretARY OF THE UNIVERSITY.

THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL.

SESSION 1909-10.
The AUTUMN TERM commences on OCTOBER 5, 1909.

Prospectuses and full particulars of the following may be obtained on application to the Registrar :

Joint Board Matriculation Examination.
Faculties of Arts, Science, Medicine, Law, and Engineering.
University Training College for Teachers.
School of Architecture.
School of Commerce.
Institute of Arcbæology.
Society for University Extension in Liverpool and District.
School of Social Science and of Training for Social Work.
Department of Public Healıb.
School of Tropical Medicine.
School of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.
School of Dental Surgery.
School of Pharmacy.
Departments of Bio-Chemistry and Experimental Medicine.
Evening Lectures and Laboratory Instruction.
Fellowships, Scholarships, Studentships, Exhibitions, Special

Grants and Prizes.
Halls of Residence for Men and Women.

University Calendar (Price 15.; Post free is. 4d.). The Matriculation Examination of the Joint Board, or its equivalent, must be passed before a student is registered for a Degree Course.

P. HEBBLETHWAITE, M.A., Registrar.

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE.

(University Centre for Medical Sciences.),
Provost

T. GREGORY FOSTER, Ph.D.
FACULTY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES.
The SESSION 1909-10 begins MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1909.

(Sir WILLIAM RAMSAY, K.C.B., F.R.S.

J. NORMAN COLLIE, LL.D., Ph.D., Chemistry

F.R.S.
E. C. C. BALY, F.R.S., F.I.C.

N. T. H. WILSMORE, D.Sc.
Physics

F. T. TROUTON, M.A., F.R.S. Botany

F. W. OLIVER, M.A., D.Sc. Zoology

J. P. HILL, D.Sc. (Vice-Dean). Biology

C. H. O'DONOGHUE, B.Sc. Anatomy

G. D. THANE, LL.D., F.R.C.S. (Dean). Physiology

| E. H. STARLING, M.D., B.S., F.R.C.P.,

F.R.S. Pharmacology

A. R. CUSHNY. M.A., M.D.. F.R.S. Hygiene

H. R. KENWOOD, M.B, D.P.H. Pathological Chemistry VAUGHAN HARLEY, M.D., M.R.C.P.

Courses of instruction are arranged for the First Medical (Preliminary Scientific) and the Second Medical (Intermediate) Examination in Medicine of the University, as well as for the corresponding examinations of the Examining Board of the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons and other Licensing Bodies.

Fees for the First Medical (Preliminary Scientific) Course, 26 guineas, and for the Second Medical (Intermediate) Course, 58 guineas, including subscription to the Union Society, which entitles students to the use of the Gymnasium and of the Athletic Ground of 15 acres recently acquired.

The Examination for the Bucknill Scholarship of the value of 135 guineas, and for the entrance Exhibitions of the value of 55 guineas each, begins on September 21.

The new Institute of Physiology, opened by the Rt. Hon. R. B. Haldane on June 18 last, the new Department of Botany and the new Department of Bhai macology will be ready for the use of students in October.

University College Hall, Ealing (Warden : S. H. Wood, B.Sc.), which is close to the College Athletic Ground, provides residence for about 40 men students.

For Prospectus and other information apply to the SecretARY, University College, London (Gower Street, w.C.).

WALTER W. SETON, M.A., Secretary.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, GALWAY. The Entrance Examination of Session 1909-1910

commences OCTOBER 22. Matriculation Certificates of any University withia ibe United Kingdom are accepted.

All Lectures, Scholarships, Exhibitions, and Prizes are open to Students of either sex.

The Scholarship Examinations in Arts, Medicine, and Engineering cor. mence on OCTOBER 21.

DEPARTMENTS OF
SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND ENGINEERING.

Prof. W. A. HOUSTON, M.A. (Cambridge MATHEMATICS

and R.U.I.); late Fellow of St. Joba's College, Cambridge ; Examiner, and

lale Junior Fellow, R.U.I. Prof. A. ANDERSON, M.A. (Cambridge

and R.U.1.); Hon. LL.D. (Glasgow); PHYSICS

late Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. Cambridge ; Member of the Senate of

the Royal University of Ireland. CHEMISTRY

Prof. ALFRED SENIER, Ph.D., Berlin.
NATURAL HISTORY,
MINERALOGY,

Prof. RICHARD J. ANDERSON, M.A,

and GEOLOGY

5 M.D., M.R.C.S. Eng. ENGINEERING... Prof. Edward TOWNSEND, M.A., D.Sc. ANATOMY and PHYSI. ( Prof. Joseph P. Pye, M.D., M.Ch.,

OLOGY PRACTICE of MEDI: Į Prof. JOHN Isaac LYNHAM, M.D., CINE

{ M.Ch., M.A.O., F.R.U.I. SURGERY ...

| Prof. W. W. BRERETON, L.R.C.S.I.,

M.R.C.P.I.

Prof. NICHOLAS W. COLOHAN, M.D., MATERIA MEDICA

M.Ch.

Prof. RICHARD J. KINKEAD, B.A., GYNÆCOLOGY {

M.D., L.R.C.S.I. Prospectus of the Courses and Regulations for Scholarships, &c., can be had on application to the

REGISTRAR, University College, Galway.

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THE GLASGOW AND WEST OF SCOTLAND TECHNICAL COLLEGE,

GLASGOW.

SESSION 1909-10. DAY CLASSES begin TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28. EVENING CLASSES begin THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. The Diploma of the College is granted in the following Departments :CIVIL ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, MINING, NAVAL ARCHITECTURE, CHEMISTRY, METALLURGY, MATHEMATICS and PHYSICS.

The Courses of Sıudy for the Diploma usually extend over three Sessions. The average fee per Session is 612 125. Holders of the Diploma are eligible for ihe Degree of B.Sc. in Engineering of the University of Glasgox after attendance for at least one Session upon prescribed Universi' y classes, In conjunction wiib the Glasgow Schcol of Art a Course for a Joint-Diploma in Architecture has been arranged.

New and well-equipped Laboratories have been provided in the Depa'tments of PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, TECHNICAL CHEMISTRY, DYEING METALLURGY, MECHANICS, MOTIVE - POWER ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, BIOLOGY, and BACTERIOLOGY, and facilities for research are afforded.

The preliminary examination for Candidates for the Diploma begins on September 20. Names of Candidates must be lodged not later than September 13

Calendar (price by post is. 4d.) and Prospectus (gratis) will be sent on application to the SECRETARY.

ENGINEERING AND CHEMISTRY. CITY AND GUILDS OF LONDON

INSTITUTE.

SESSION 1909-1910. The COURSES of INSTRUCTION at the Institute's Central Technical College (Exhibition Road) are for Students not under 16 years of age ; those at the Institute's Technical College, Finsbury, for Students not under 14 years of age. The ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS to both Colleges are held in September, and the Sessions commence in October. Particulars of the Entrance Examinations, Scholarships, Fees, and Courses of Study, may be obtained from the respective Colleges, or from the Head Office of the Institute, Gresham College, Basinghall Street, E.C. OITY AND GUILDS OBNTRAL TROBNIOAL OOLLEOE.

(EXHIBITION ROAD, S.W.) A College for Higher Technical Instruction for Day Students not under 16 preparing, to become Civil, Mechanical, or Électrical Engineers, Chemical and other Manufacturers, and Teachers. The College is a " School of the University of London," and also forms the Engineering Section of the Imiperial College of Science and Technology. Fee for a full Associateship Course, £ 36 per Session.

Professors
W. E.

DALBY,
Civil and Mechanical Engineering {

M.A., B.Sc.,

M. Inst.C.E. Electrical Engineering {

T. MATHER, Wh. Sch., F.RS. (Act

ing Professor).

H. E. ARMSTRONG, Ph.D., LL.D., Chemistry

F.R.S. Mechanics and Mathematics O. HENRICI, Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S. OITY AND GUILDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE, FINSBURY.

(LEONARD STREET, City ROAD, E.C.) A College for Intermediate Instruction for Day Students not under 14, preparing to enter Engineering and Chemical Industries, and for Evening Students. Fees, £20 per Session for Day Students.

Professors :-
Physics and Electrical Engineering {oPrincipal of the College.

S. P. THOMPSON, D.Sc., F.R.S., Mechanical Engineering and E. G.

COKER,

M.A., D.Sc., Mathematics

M. Inst. M.E. Chemistry

R. MELDOLA, F.R.S., F.I.C.

JOHN WATNEY, Hon. Secretary. City and Guilds of London Institute,

Gresbam College, Basinghall Street, E.C.

UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS

FACULTY OF MEDICINE (THE LEEDS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE; FOUNDED 1836.) The SESSION opens on OCTOBER 1, 1909, and students will be entered for Classes on October 1 and 2 from 9:30 to 10.30.

THE CLASSES PRESENT COMPLETE COURSES of instruction and prepare for Universiiy degrees, diplomas, and licences in Medicine, Surgery, and Dental Surgery in the United Kingdom.

Fees.—The Composition fee for courses of Medical Classes (excluding Chemistry, Physics, and Biology), required for graduation is 673 25. 6. An extra Composition fee of 626 is paid by Universitv undergraduates for the first Science year. For those who have passed the Second Examination the Composition fee for University students is 46) guineas,

CLINICAL INSTRUCTION is imparied in the General Infirmary (524 beds), which is close to the School of Medicine, a proximity which is of importance to students who are engaged daily in both institutions. There are a large number of salaried and of non-salaried appointments in the General Infirmary, all of which are open to students of the University. Olbet Clinical instruction is given in the Leeds Ciry Fever Hospitals, the West Riding Asylum, and at several other institutions in the city.

Fees. -Composition fee for the Infirmary course, 40 guineas. For the Prospectus and information touching Medical Studies, Entrance Scholarships, Hall of Residence and Fees, application should be made to the Dean, School of Medicine,

The Universiiy, Leeds.

Science Teacher wanted for the English

Presbyterian Mission College, Swatow, South China. Apply 10 Rev. WILLIAM DALE, 7 East India Avenue, London, E.C.

CHARING CROSS HOSPITAL

MEDICAL COLLEGE.

(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.) The WINTER SESSION, 1909-10, will be opened on Monday, October 4. by the Annual Distribution of Prizes, and an Address to the Students, in the Out-Patients' Hall at the Hospital at 4 p.m., by The Right Honourable The Viscount RIDLEY.

The College is complete in all Departments.

SPECIAL TEACHERS for all Preliminary and Intermediate Subjects.

EIGHT ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded annually of the aggregate value of £ 430.

Twenty-two Hospital and Teaching APPOINTMENTS are made yearly For Prospectus and details of fees apply to

Mr. F. C. WALLIS, Dean.

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM.

FACULTY OF MEDICINE.

PROFESSORSHIP OF ANATOMY. The Council invites applications for the CHAIR of ANATOMY. Stipend, £.800

er annum. The successful candidate will be required to enter on his duties as soon as possible after October 1, 1909.

Applications, accompanied by sixty copies of lestimonials or such other credentials as the candidates may prefer to offer, should be sent to the undersigned on or before September 21, 1909. Further particulars may be obtained from

GEO. H. MORLEY, Secretary.

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM.

CHAIR OF ZOOLOGY. The Council announces that the CHAIR of ZOOLOGY is vacant , through the death of Professor T. W. Bridge.

Applications, accompanied by 65 copies of testimonials, will be received before September 18.

The stipend is £600 per annum.
The Session will begin October !, 1909.
Further particulars may be obtained from

GEO. H. MORLEY, Secretary.

GUY'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL SCHOOL.

(UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.) The WINTER SESSION commences on FRIDAY, OCT. 1.

Entrance Scholarships of the combined value of 6410 are offered for competition annually in September.

For particulars as to Entrance Scholarships, Special Classes for Pre. liminary Scientific M.B. (Lond.), Prospectuses of Medical and Dental Schools, Regulations for residence in the College, new scheme for payment of Composition Fees, &c., apply personally or by letter to the Dean, Guy's Hospital, London Bridge, S.E.

ARMSTRONG COLLEGE,

NEWCASTLE-UPON TYNE.

(IN THE UNIVERSITY OF DURHAM.) The Council invite applications for the post of LECTURER in BOTANY.

Stipend, £ 200 per annum. Candidates must send in six copies of their application and testimonials not later than September 15, 1909, to the undersigned, from whom further particulars may be obtained.

F. H. PRUEN, M.A., Secretary. July 6, 1909. THE SIR JOHN CASS TECHNICAL

INSTITUTE, JEWRY STREET, ALDGATE, E.C. Applications are invited for the post of LECTURER and DEMONSTRATOR of PHYSICS. Commencing Salary, $150. Full details of the duties may be had from the undersigned. Applications, together with not more than three recent testimonials, must be sent in not later than August 28.

CHARLES A. KEANE, Principal.

GUY'S HOSPITAL. ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP3, to be competed for in September, 1900.

TWO OPEN SCHOLARSHIPS in ARTS, one of the value of £100, open to Candidates under 20 years of age, and one of £50, open to Candi: dates under 25 years of age.

TWO OPEN SCHOLARSHIPS in SCIENCE, one of the value of 6150, and another of £60, open to Candidates under 25 years of age.

ONE OPEN SCHOLARSHIP for University Students who have com. pleted their Study of Anatomy and Physiology, of the value of £50.

Full particulars may be obtained on application to the Dean, Guy's Hospital, London Bridge, S.E.

TUITION BY CORRESPONDENCE. For Matriculation, B.A., B.Sc., and other University and

Professional Examinations, and for independent study. SUBJECTS.-Latin, Greek, French, German, Italian. Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry Higher Math., Mechanics, English, History, Chemistry, Botany, Physics, Logic, Psychology, Economics, Musical Comp., Bookkeeping.

The system is thoroughly individual and ensures to each student the closest care and attention.

THE STAFF consists of Graduates of Oxford, Cambridge, London, Dublin, and Royal Universities.

Address - Mr. I. CHARLESTON, B.A., Burlington Correspondence College, Birkbeck Bank Chambers, London, W.C.

Full par

JOHN INNES HORTICULTURAL

INSTITUTION. The Council of this Institution are prepared to receive applications for the post of DIRECTOR of the Institution. The duties of the Director will be partly or an advisory and administrative character, and in addition he will be expected to take charge of one of the following Departments of the Institution, viz. :-Plant Breeding, or Mycology, or Biochemistry, or Entomology. . The emoluments of the post will be £600, rising to £650 per annum, wiib, in addition, an official residence rent Tree. Testimonials are not de-fied, but relerences may accompany the letter of application, which should be addressed to the SECRETARY, John Innes Horticultural Institu. tion, Merton Park Estate Office, Kingston Road, Merton, Surrey, to whom any enquiries should be addressed.

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA. The Council of the University of Manitoba are prepared to receive applications for the post of LECTURER in PHYSIOLOGY. Salary, $1500. A thorough knowledge of Physiological Chemistry is essential. The appointee will act as assistant to the Professor of Physiology. Applications, accompanied by testimonials, should reach the undersigned before September 10.

D. M. DUNCAN, Registrar. Winnipeg, Man. THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL.

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING. ALEXANDER ELDER CHAIR OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE.

The Council invite applications for the ALEXANDER ELDER CHAIR OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE. Salary, £1000. ticulars may be obtained on application to the undersigned.

P. HEBBLETHWAITE, M.A., Registrar. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE,

NOTTINGHAM. Applications are invited for the post of ASSISTANT LECTURER and DEMONSTRATOR in BOTANY. Salary, 6130. rising by £10 a year to £180 Applications to be sent in not later than September 1, addressed to the REGISTRAR, from whom application forms and particulars as to duties, &c., may be obtained.

THE GLASGOW AND WEST OF SCOTLAND TECHNICAL COLLEGE.

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING. Applications are invited for the post of LECTURER and ASSISTANT. Commencing salary, 6175. Applications and testimonials must be sent besore August 17 10 Professor MAGNUS MACLEAN, D.Sc., The Technical College, Glasgow. FOR SALE.-ACADÉMIE IMPÉRIALE

DES SCIENCES DE ST. PÉTERSBOURG. Complete from commencement, 1726. 174 vols., superb copy, bound. - Box 2076,

c/o NATURE. FOR SALE.—"Nature," volumes 70 to 80. Five bound,

remainder unbound.- Offers 10 “E. G. T.," Office of NATURE,

LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE. COUNTY GRAMMAR SCHOOL OF KING EDWARD VII., COALVILLE.

SCIENCE MASTER and FORM MISTRESS at commencing salaries of £150 and £120 per annum respectively.

The School is new. If suitably qualified, the persons now appointed will bold the Senior Assistant posts when the staff is augmented.

Apply on or before August 18 to Mr. Lloyd STORR-BEST, 23 rue Chappe,
Montmartre, Paris.
Refer for any further particulars to

W. A. BROCKINGTON, Director of Education. 33 Bowling Green Street, Leicester.

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