Transactions of the Academy of Science of Saint Louis, Volume 7
Academy of Science of St. Louis, 1897 - Science
"Celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the first meeting," in v. 16.
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Page xxiv - Société d'Emulation du département des Vosges. EVREUX (Eure). — Société libre d'Agriculture, Sciences, Arts et Belles-Lettres du département de l'Eure.
Page xxxvii - Total Eclipse of the Sun, January 1, 1889. A Report of the Observations made by the Washington University Eclipse Party at Norman, California.
Page xxv - Mémoires de la Société des lettres, des sciences, des Arts, de l'Agriculture et de l'Industrie de Saint-Dizier, tome LX, troisième fascicule.
Page 7 - ... horn-color, smooth, polished, rayed with dark green over the whole disk, the rays often interrupted by the lines of growth, which are numerous, but somewhat indistinct ; umbonal slope rounded, depressed in the male, slightly elevated in the female ; posterior outline emarginate in the female ventral of the siphonal area, dorsal outline rounded ; cardinal teeth double in the left and single in the right valve, short, erect, triangular, solid, smooth, or scarcely crenulate ; plate connecting laterals...
Page lix - Further Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in the District of Columbia," which he has so strenuously and misguidedly advocated in the last two Congresses.
Page lxxi - Electrotypes, single cut-out patterns, matrices, keys sent singly, fresh cut flowers, articles of natural history (dried or preserved animals and plants, geological specimens, etc.), tubes of serum and vaccines and pathological objects rendered harmless by their mode of preparation and packing. These articles, except tubes of...
Page 187 - The excess of the number of births over the number of deaths was 63,072, and that was therefore the natural increase of the population of England and Wales in 92 days.
Page 35 - C'olor of the mass, whitish ; tentacular portion of mantle, dark brown, ending in a caruncle; labial palps, large, white, triangular, united at base and partially so over the posterior margin; external ctenidium...
Page 365 - as represented along the Mississippi river is at the base of the Chouteau limestone (limited). At this horizon there is so great a faunal hiatus that there is scarcely a species that is common to the beds on either side. 2. That instead of the so-called Kinderhook containing in its fauna a mingling of Devonian and Carboniferous types there are really two faunas that are perfectly distinct, welldefined and not merging into each other.
Page lxxii - Mr. H. von Schrenk spoke of the respiration of plants, with special reference to the modification of those growing with their roots submerged in water. The lecture was illustrated by a demonstration of the liberation of carbon dioxide in respiration from the roots of an ordinary flowering plant and freshly gathered fungi, and the more usual a-renchyma structures were made clear by the use of lantern slides.