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Page 305 - To THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. Most Gracious Sovereign, WE, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects the Senate...
Page 198 - It was proposed by Capt. TONYREE, seconded by Mr. DYASON, and resolved : — " That the thanks of the Society be given to the Officers and other Members of the Council for their services during the past year.
Page 101 - Republic, it rapidly broadened, and finally led to the establishment by Dr. Gould of a permanent National Observatory at Cordoba. This important addition to the observatories of the southern hemisphere, which are comparatively so few, forms an impressive monument to his memory. It is impossible, in brief space, to describe or characterise the marvellous work here undertaken and so faultlessly pushed to completion by Dr. Gould, during the fifteen years of self-imposed exile from his native land, with...
Page 105 - ... his life, and his enthusiasm for weather study made him disregard the most obvious measures of precaution in exposing himself to the elements. He leaves a gap in our ranks, which will hardly ever be filled. EDWARD LAVINGTON OXENHAM, FRGS, was the son of the late Rev. W. Oxenham of Harrow School. He was appointed a student interpreter in China in July 1866, and, having risen through the usual grades to be first-class assistant, became acting interpreter at Kiukiang in 1870. From that time on till...
Page 199 - Meteorological Society be communicated to the President and Council of the Institution of Civil Engineers for having granted the Society free permission to hold its Meetings in the rooms of the Institution.
Page 226 - The result of this is that on the thermometer being set, the contracting force of the mercury in cooling withdraws the fluid in the indicating stem only, whilst on its expanding with heat the long column does not move, the increased bulk of mercury finding an easier passage through the larger bore into the small pear-shaped chamber attached.
Page 254 - Gloucester, were balloted for and duly elected Fellows of the Society. The following communications were read : — "THE RELATION -BETWEEN COLD PERIODS AND HIGH BAROMETRIC CONDITIONS OP WEATHER IN ENGLAND DURING THE WINTER." By WH DINES, BA, FRMet.Soc. (p. 237). "SUGGESTIONS OP SUNSPOT INFLUENCE ON THE WEATHER OP WESTERN EUROPE.
Page 102 - The principal occupation of the last ten years of his life was the measurement and reduction of these. The establishment of the Astronomical Journal is not the least of the services rendered to the science by Dr. Gould. Feeling this to be one of the wants of astronomy, in 1849, he began that Journal as a medium for the publication exclusively of original investigations. He edited the Journal until at the end of the sixth volume in 1861, its issue was interrupted first by the war for the preservation...