These facts point to ascensional movements in the atmo sphere over Ben Nevis, \\hich in all probability are cau.-ed by the temperalure of the surface of the mountain being higher than that of the enveloping atmosphere at the same heights. Neither can he undertake to return, or to correspond with the writers of, rejected manuscripts. No notice is taken of anonymous communications. [The Editor urgently requests correspondents to keep their letters as short as possible. From a recent calendar it appears that this institution now has nine foreign professors, besides numerous native tutors, and is attended by 102 students. The following are the observations made on July 28, at 9 a.m., by Mr. Wragge, and also those made at the same time by Mr?. Wragge at Fort William : Ben Nevis. Invertebrata, 122 Man, Palaeolithic, and Loss, W. J. Knowles, 409 Manchester : Literary and Philosophical Society, 23 Manitoba, Books on, 538 Map, Relief, of the Equatorial Regions of Africa, 275 Marine Denudation, Ancient Tidal Action and Planes of, Prof. This is represented in Fig. 2, where the tube is drawn partly in section to display the interior. At the anterior end of the tube is a revolving diaphragm with suitable apertures.
Balfour Stewart, F.R.S., 268 Nipher (Francis E.), Magnetic Survey of Missouri, 40 Noggerath (Prof. Huxley was enabled to bring his wishes to fulfilment. The fundamental proposition of all arguments from design is simply this : that the exquisite adapta tions to special ends which are conspicuous in organic nature are, and can only be, the work of physical forces when these are under the combination and direction and control of Mind. Ernst Ziegkr s » Text-Book of General and Special Patho logical Anatomy,» which is on all hands regarded as the standard authority on its subject. This observatory is at a height of 4900 feet. SPARROWS have multiplied to such an alarming extent in South Australia that a Commission appointed by the Governmen. The increase of resistance produced by this interposition of finely conducting bodies was often sufficient to arrest the vehicle.
The work expended reaches 8 horse-power in the curved FIG. 2. Traversers conducting the current to the carriage. part; on a level straight run it does not exceed 34 horse power. The dirt sticking to the rails and felloes of the wheels formed a sort of crust so insulating as to prevent adequate com munication with the earth. Still more aberrant from the typical Palaeoniscidae is the genus Canobius, which to the general configuration of the family unites a disposition of* the suspensorial and opercular apparatus almost identical with that of the same parts in the Platysomid Eurynotus. One department of the College is devoted to the preparation of books for the diffusion of scientific and general knowledge. These two cars follow on their respective tubes the movements of the vehicle, and ensure a good and constant communica tion between the electrical generator and the motor.