Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 63

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Contents

General Meetings
civ
Report on the Physical Deviations from the Normal among Children
3
Corresponding Societies Report of the Committee consisting of Professor
35
Tables connected with the Pellian Equation from the point where the work
73
On the Establishment of a National Physical Laboratory Report of
120
Experiments for Improving the Construction of Practical Standards for Elec
127
The Application of Photography to the Elucidation of Meteorological Pheno
140
The Present State of our Knowledge of Electrolysis and Electrochemistry
146
Investigation of the Earthquake and Volcanic Phenomena of Japan Thir
214
Bibliography of Spectroscopy Interim Report of the Committee consisting
227
Meteorological Observations on Ben Nevis Report of the Committee consist
280
Earth Tremors Report of the Committee consisting of Mr G J Symons
287
The Action of Magnetism on Light with a critical correlation of the various
335
The Bibliography of Solution Interim Report of the Committee consisting
372
The Action of Light on the Hydracids of the Halogens in presence
381
Wavelength Tables of the Spectra of the Elements and Compounds Report
387
An International Standard for the Analysis of Iron and Steel Fifth Report
437
The Circulation of Underground Waters Nineteenth Report of the Com
463
The Eurypteridbearing Deposits of the Pentland Hills Report of the Com
470
The Registration of the Type Specimens of British Fossils Fourth Report
482
Erratic Blocks of England Wales and Ireland Twentyfirst Report of
514
The Marine Zoology of the Irish Sea Report of the Committee consisting
526
Occupation of a Table at the Zoological Station at Naples Report of
537
Investigations made at the Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association
546
The Legislative Protection of Wild Birds Eggs Report of the Committee
552
The Exploration of the Glacial Region of the Karakoram Mountains Report
564
The Methods of Economic Training adopted in this and other Countries
571
The Climatological and Hydrographical Conditions of Tropical Africa
572
On the Physical Deviations from the Normal among Children in Elementary
614
Ethnographical Survey of the United Kingdom First Report of the Com
621
The NorthWestern_Tribes of Canada Interim Report of the Committee
653
Uniformity in the Spelling of Barbaric and Savage Languages and Race
662
Interim Report on the Proximate Constituents of Coal
727
Address by J J H TEALL M A F R S F G S President of the Section
733
On the Geology of the Coastland of Caria By John L MYRES
746
On the Reptilia of the British Trias By E T Newton F R S
752
Geological Sketch of Central East Africa By Walcot Gibson F G S
758
On the Gypsum Deposits of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire By A
760
On some Igneous Rocks of South Pembrokeshire with a Note on
766
Observations on the Skiddaw Slates of the North of the Isle of Man
770
On the Glacial eriod its Origin and Effects and the Possibility of
776
Report on the Circulation of Underground Waters
782
On the Zoology of the Sandwich Islands By D SHARP F R S
783
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15
798
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16
804
Report on Work carried on at the Biological Station Plymouth
807
On Cytological Differences in Homologous Organs By Professor
813
On Variation of Fecundity in Trifolium pratense and its varieties
817
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15
834
a Study in Physical Geography By Hugh ROBERT
836
The Use of the Lantern in Geographical Teaching By B BENTHAM
842
Report on the Teaching of Science in Elementary Schools
850
On the Progress of the Newspaper Press and the Need of Reform
856
On Lace Machinery By E Doughty 873
873
On a new Form of Variable Powergear for Electric Railways and Tram
880
Elementary and other Schools
895
Notes on Anthropometric Weighing By W WILBERFORCE SMITH M D M R C P
896
On an Implement of Hafted Bone with a Hippopotamus Tooth inserted from Calf Hole near Grassington By Rev E JONES
897
Fouras a Sacred Number By Miss A W BUCKLAND
898
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16
899
Funeral Rites and Ceremonies among the Tebinyaï or Tshinyangwe By LIONEL DECLE
900
On the Dards and SiahPosh Kafirs By J BEDDOE M D F R S and Dr LEITNER
901
On the Australian Natires By Miss J A FOWLER
902

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