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Page. XIII. On the origin of Vibrio; H. JAMES Clark, ·
107 XIV. Biographical sketch of Professor Denison Olmsted; by
Rev. C. S. LYMAN, . . . . . . . 109 XV. Correspondence of Prof. Jerome NICKLÈS—Academy of
Sciences-Distribution of Prizes : Astronomical Prize, 119.
minium, 126. XVI. Seventh Supplement to Dana's Mineralogy; by the Author, 128
Chemistry and Physics.-On the oxyd of ethylene : On the chemical constitution of lactic
acid, 114.-On the Compounds of Valeral with acids, 145 --On the simple Acetate of Glycol and the preparation of Glycol : On Organic Compounds containing Metals, 146.
- On the Componnds of Organic Radicals with the Metals of the earths : Faraday's Researches in Chemistry and Physics, 147. Geology.-Third Report on the Geological Survey of South Carolina, by Oscar M. LIE.
BER: Geological Survey of Canada, Sir W. E. LOGAN, Director : Geology of the Mex. ican Boundary Survey, 148.-Contributions to the Palæontology of New York, by JAMES HALL: The Geology of Pennsylvania, by Prof. Henry Darwin Rogers, 149. -Erratum; Contributions to the History of Euphotide and Saussaurite, by T. STERRY HUNT: Cretaceous of New Jersey : Report of the Exploration of the Country between Lake Superior and the Red River Settlement, etc., by S. J. Dawson, Esq., C. E., 151. -On the Fossil Corals of the Devonian Rocks of Canada West, by E. BILLINGS, F.G.S.: On some new Genera and Species of Brachiopods from the Silurian and Devonian Rocks of Canada, by E. BILLINGS: Reports on the Geology, Botany and Zoology of Northern California and Oregon, by Prof. John S. NEWBERRY, M.D.: Geological Ex
cursion, 152. Astronomy.—Comets of 1858: First Comet of 1859 : Numbering of the Planetoids or As
teroidal Planets, 152. Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.—Marcou's Strictures on North American Geologists,
153.–Auroral Arch : On Apparent Equivocal Generation, by H. JAMES CLARK, 154.Note on the Polarization of the Light of Comets, hy Sir David BREWSTER, 155.— The Iron Manufacturer's Guide to the Furnaces, Forges and Rolling Mills of the United States, by J. P. LESLEY, 156.—Mammals of North America, by Prof. SPENCER F. BAIRD: Rational Cosmology, etc., by Prof. LAURENS P. Hickok, D.D.: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 158.--Synopsis of Fresh-water Fishes from the Island of Trinidad, W. I., by THEODORE GIll: Notes on North American Crustacea, by WILLIAM STIMPSON : Recent Publications : Bibliographical Notices by Prof. Nicklès, 159.
Page. Art. XVII. Obituary Notices of Brown and Humboldt, Members
of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, . . 161 XVIII. On the power possessed by the Larves of various common
Flies of consuming, without apparent injury to themselves,
Arsenic; by Frank H. STORER, · · · · 166 XIX. On some Reactions of the Salts of Lime and Magnesia, and
on the Formation of Gypsums and Magnesian Rocks; by
T. STERRY Hunt, F.R.S., . . . . . . 170 XX. Extract from the concluding part of a Memoir on the Bot.
any of Japan, in its Relations to that of North America,
Asa Gray, . . . . . . . . . 187 XXI. Supplement to an Enumeration of North American Lichens,
continued ; by Prof. EDWARD TUCKERMAN, A.M., - - 200 XXII. On the Phenomena of Gemmation ; by Thomas H. Hux
LeY, F.R.S., - . . . . . . . 206 XXIII. On Earthquakes in Southern Italy; by JAMES Philip LACAITA, Esq., LL.D., ·
· 210 XXIV. Notes on some of the Chemical Reactions of Strychnia;
by T. G. WORMLEY, M.D., . . . . . . 216 XXV. On the Consolidation of Lava on Steep Slopes, and on the
Origin of the Conical Form of Volcanoes; by Sir CHARLES
Lyell, M.A., D.C.L., F.R.S., . . . . . . 221 XXVI. Diluvial Striæ on Fragments in Situ; by Prof. O. N.
STODDARD, · · · · · · · · 227 XXVII. Vibrations in the Waterfall at Holyoke, Mass. ; by Prof.
E. S. Snell, . . . . . . . . 228 XXVIII. Caricography; by Prof. C. Dewey, . . XXIX. Description of Nine new species of Crinoidea from the
Subcarboniserous Rocks of Indiana and Kentucky ; by Sid.
Ney Lyon and S. A. CASSEDAY, . . . . . 233 XXX. Contributions to Mineralogy; by Fredr. A. GENTH, . 246 XXXI. Notice of a Memoir by M. Jules Marcou, entitled “Dyas
and Trias or the New Red Sandstone in Europe, Norih
. . . 256
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.—Thirteenth Meeting of the American Association
for the Advancement of Science, 293.-Scientific versus Practical Instruction : Dr.
Chemistry and Physics.-On Torsion and its relations to Magnetism, 432.-On the densi
ties of vapors at high temperatures, 435.-On organic compounds which contain metals, 436.-On the isomorphism of stannic, silicic, and zirconic acids: On the equivalent of manganese, 437.-On the equivalent of nickel : On an easy mode of preparing metallic chromium, 438.
Botany and Zoology.-Two new Genera of Diæcious Grasses of the United States, by GEORGE ENGELMANN, M.D., 439.—Trichomanes radicans, Swartz, 410.— Thesaurus Capensis : or Illustrations of the South African Flora, etc., by WILLIAM H. HARVEY, M.D.: Grisebach's Outlines of Systematic Botany, for Academical Instruction, etc., von A. GRISEBACH, 441.–Structure and growth of Rootlets, 442.—Some plants take arsenic with impunity, 443.- Death of Mr. Nuttall: Death of Dr. Horsefield.-ZOOLOGICAL Notices: Bidrag till Spitsbergens Mollusksauna, etc., af Otto TORRELL, 444.Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra den naturhistoriske Forening i Kjöbenhavn for Aaret, 1858: Bidrag till Kännedomen om Skandinaviens Amphipoda Gammaridea af R. M. BRUZELIUS, 445.
Astronomy.-Supposed planet between Mercury and the Sun, 445.-Shooting Stars of
August 9-10, 1859: Observations at Boston, Mass., by Prof. TWINING : Observations at
Chicago, III, by Mr. Francis BRADLEY and others, 416. Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence.-Earthquakes in California during 1858, by J. B.
TRASK, M.D., 447.-Eruption of Mount Hood : Improved mode of preparing Diatoma. ceæ, by CHRISTOPHER JOHNSTON, M.D., 418.--Proposition for a Humboldt Fund for Scientific Investigations and Travels, 449,--The 29th meeting of the British Associarion for the Advancement of Science: Prof. Dana's departure for Europe : Prof. Agassiz's return from Europe : Government Scientific Expedition in New Mexico : Journal of the American Oriental Society, 450.--Obituary.--Death of Prof. Carl Ritter : Death of Dr. Grailich, 45l.-Index, 452.