Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 68

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J. Murray., 1899 - Science
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Contents

On Magnetic Observations at Funufuti By Captain K W Creak R N
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A Potato Disease By Professor H Marshall Ward D Sc F R S 1046
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On the Detection of Phosphorus in Tissues By Professor A
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On Nitrosopinene By J A Sjiythe
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Corresponding Societies Committee Report of the Committee consisting
41
Section F ECONOMIC SCIENCE AND STATISTICS
70
Meteorological Observatory Montreal Report of the Committee for
79
Streamline Motion of a Viscous Film
136
Tables of Certain Mathematical Functions Report of the Committee con
145
Comparison of the Standard Coils used by Professors
147
Electrolysis and Electrochemistry Interim Report of the Committee con
158
nates
172
Seismological Investigations Third Report of the Committee consisting
179
Magnetometer Disturbances and Earthquakes By John Milne
226
Suboceanic Changes in Relation to Earthquakes By John Milne
251
Meteorological Observations on Ben Nevis Report of the Committee consist
277
The Application of Photography to the Elucidation of Meteorological Pheno
283
The Carbohydrates of the Cereal Straws Third Report of the Committee
293
The Determination of Nickel andCobalt Part I By Hugh Marshall
300
Isomeric Naphthalene Derivatives Report of the Committee consisting
311
The Teaching of Science in Elementary Schools Report of the Committee
433
Bibliography of Spectroscopy Report of the Committee consisting of Pro
439
The Fossil Pbyllopoda of the Palaeozoic Rocks Fourteenth Report of
519
Life Zones in the British Carboniferous Rocks Report of the Committee
529
Photographs of Geological Interest in Canada First Report of Committee
546
Erratic Blocks of the British IslesReport of the Committee consisting
552
Structure of a Coral Reef Report of the Committee consisting of Pro
556
Bird Migration in Great Britain and Ireland Interim Report of the Com
569
Canadian Biological Station First Report of the Committee consisting
582
Occupation of a Table at the Zoological Station at Naples Report of
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Photographic Records of Pedigree Stock By Francis Galton D O L
597
The Climatology of Africa Seventh Report of a Committee consisting of
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The Mechanical and Economic Problems of the Coal Question By T Forster
611
Screw Gauge Third Report of the Committee consisting of Mr W
627
AppendixIndex to Reports IV XII
628
The Chilcotin By Livingston Farrand
645
Torres Straits Anthropological Expedition Interim Report of the Committee
688
The Lake Village at Glastonbury Third Report of the Committee consist
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Haida Stories and Beliefs By C HillTout
709
Extracts from the Report of the Permanent Committee on Terrestrial
761
Address by Professor W E Ayrton F R S President of the Section
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FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9
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Heat of Combination of Metals in the Formation of Alloys By Alex
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The Imaginary of Logic By Professor G J Stokes 706
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Velocity of the Electricity in the Electric Wind By Professor A
801
Some Experiments on the Effect of Pressure on the Thermal Conductivities
807
Section B CHEMISTRY
813
On the Extraction from Air of the Companions of Argon and on Neon
828
On the Action of certain Metals and Organic Bodies on a Photographic
834
A Discussion on the recent Eclipse Expeditions 810
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On a 10Candle Lamp to be as a Standard of Light By A G Vernon
846
Report on a New Series of Wavelength Tables of the Spectra of
851
Address by W II IIbdleston M A F R S President of the Section I
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On Aggregate Deposits and their Relations to Zones Bv Rev J
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On the Suboceanic Physical Features of the North Atlantic By Pro
879
Further Exploration of the Fermanagh Caves By Thomas Plunkett
885
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 9
902
Animal Intelligence as an Experimental Study By Professor C Llotd
909
Section E GEOGRAPHY
924
The Great Indian Earthquake of June 12 1897 By R D Oldham
939
The Impending Economic Revolution in China By G G Chisholm
945
Address by James Bonar M A LL D F S S President of the Section
962
Rectification of Municipal Frontiers By W M Acworth
968
The Wakefield Land System and the Developments from it in
974
Address bySir JohnWolfeBarryK C B F R S President of the Section
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New Works at Barry Docks By R C II Davison
987
On the Welsh Methods of Shipping Coal By Professor J Ryan
993
Address by E B Brabroox C B F S A President of the Section 999
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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 8
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On the Tarahumare People of Mexico By A Krauss 101
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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 11
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A Method of obtaining Material for Illustrating Smut in Barlev
1045
On a Fine Specimen of the Halonial branch of a Lepidodendron allied
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On the Peltation of Leaves By Professor C de Candoixe
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Index
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The Age of the Malvern and Abberley Ranges By TnroDORE Groom
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Leadhillite in Ancient Lead Slags from the Mendip Hills By L
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