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Address by LORD NEAVES, one of the Lords of Session, President of the Sec-

tion ............

Colonel Sir J. E. ALEXANDER on Sanitary Measures for Scottish Villages .. 200

Lydia E. BECKER on some Maxims of Political Economy as applied to the

Employment of Women, and the Education of Girls .......

Mr. WILLIAM BOTLEY on Land Tenure .......

......... 202

Mr. Thomas J. Boyd on Educational Hospital Reform: The Scheme of the

Edinburgh Merchant Company...................

Mr. SAMUEL BROWN on the Measurement of Man and his Faculties ........ 210

Sheriff CLEGHORN on the Wellington Reformatory ........


Mr. F. P. FELLOWES on a proposed Doomsday Book, giving the Value of the

Governmental Property as a basis for a sound system of National Finance

and Accounts ...................

Mr. WILLIAM HOYLE on Political Economy, Pauperism, the Labour Questiun,

and the Liquor Traffic ......

Mr. A. JYRAM-Row on the present state of Education in India, and its bear-

ings on the question of Social Science. .....


Mr. CHARLES LAMPORT on Naval Efficiency and Dockyard Economy ...... 212

Mr. W. MBEAN on the Edinburgh Industrial Home for Fallen Women, Aln-

wick Hill, near Liberton ....

Mr. JAMES MEIKLE on the Mode for Assessing for the Poor-Rates

Mr. W. A. PETERKIN on the Administration of the Poor Law ........

Mr. GEORGE SETON on the Illegitimacy of Banffshire ...


- on the Expediency of recording Still-Births .......... 215

- on certain Cases of Questioned Legitimacy under the

Operation of the Scottish Registration Act (17 & 18 Vict. c. 80) ........

Dr. GEORGE SMITH on Indian Statistics and Official Reports ..............

Mr. WILLIAM STEPHENSON on the Scientific Aspects of Children's Hospitals 221

Mr. G. JOHNSTONE STONEY on the Relation between British and Metrical

Measures .............

Mr. W. TAYLOR on the Manual Labour Classes of England, Wales, and

Scotland ..

Mr. JAMES VALENTINE on Oensus Reform...


Mr. R. BAILEY WALKER On the Organization of Societies, nationally and locally

considered ......

Mr. WILLIAM WESTGARTI on the Law of Capital ............ ..........

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Mr. A. B. Brown on a direct-acting Combined Steam and Hydraulic Crane . 231

Mr. ALEXANDER BUCHAN on the Rainfall of Scotland ...... ....... 232

on the Rainfall of the Northern Hemisphere in July,

as contrasted with that of January, with Remarks on Atmospheric Circula-

tion ...............

............ 232

- on the Great Heat of August 2nd-4th, 1868 ...... 232

Mr. Thomas Carr on a new Mill for Disintegrating Wheat ... ........... 233

Mr. R. DOUGLAs on the Corliss Engine .............


· Mr. R. F. FAIRLIE on the Gauge of Railways ........

............. 234

Mr. A. E. FLETCHER on the Rhysimeter, an Instrument for Measuring the

Speed of Flowing Water or of Ships ....


Mr. LAVINGTON E. FLETCHER on Steam-boiler Legislation ............. 236

Mr. Thomas GILLOTT on Designing Pointed Roofs ............. .......... 239

Mr. JAMES LESLIE's Description of a Salmon-ladder meant to suit the vary-

ing levels of a Lake or Reservoir .........

.......... 239

Mr. J. D. MORRISON on a new System of Warming and Ventilation........ 240

Mr. R. A. PEACOCK on Chain-Cable Testing, and proposed New Testing-Link 240

Mr. E. C. C. STANFORD on the Carbon Closet System .................... 240

Mr. C. WILLIAM SIEMENS on the Steam Blast ....


Mr. THOMAS STEVENSON, Automatic Gauge for the Discharge of Water over

................ 241

- -- Thermometer of Translation for recording the Daily

Changes of Temperature ......

Mr. MICHAL Scott on improved Ships of War. .....


Mr. W. Thomson on a Road Steamer..


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XV, „ 25, „ Address by Mr. John Evans to the Department of Ethno-

logy and Anthropology.
xxxii, line 31, for Glasgow read Edinburgh.
129, Transactions of Sections, after line 11, insert ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY.


ERRATUM IN THE PRESENT VOLUME. Page 177, Tranɛactions of the Sections, line 33, for 0'58 read 0":58.





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