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DR. ROOKE'S ORIENTAL PILLS & SOLAR ELIXIR.

THESE WELL-KNOWN FAMILY MEDICINES have had a continually increasing sale throughout the United Kingdom and the British Colonies since their introduction in 1836, and are especially noted for their STRENGTHENING and RESTORATIVE Properties; hence their invariable success in the RELIEF and CURE of INDIGESTION,

PULMONARY CONSUMPTION, LIVER COMPLAINTS,

RHEUMATISM, ASTHMA,

GOUT, SCROFÚLA, BRONCHITIS,

GENERAL DEBILITY, AND ALL DISEASES OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM, Whether arising from a sedentary mode of life, unhealthy occupation, insalubrious climate, or any

other cause.

The ORIENTAL PILLS AND SOLAR ELIXIR Are prepared only by CHARLES ROOKI, M.D., SCARBOROUGH. The PILLS are sold in boxes,

at is. Idd. and 4s. 6d. each; the ELIXIR in Bottles at 45. 6d. and us. each, duty included. Around each Box and Bottle are wrapped Directions for the Guidance of Patients in all Diseases.

DR. ROOKE'S HANDY POCKET-GUIDE TO HEALTH

HEALTH-RESTORING PLACES.

AND

FULL OF PLEASING ILLUSTRATIONS AND USEFUL INFORMATION, 88 PAGES. This Book may be obtained from any PATENT MEDICINE VENDOR, or POST FREE

from DR. ROOKE, Scarborough, England, on receipt of PENNY POSTAGE STAMP.

CROSBY'S COUGH ELIXIR

BALSAMIC

Is the leading Medicine of the day, and is specially recommended by several eminent Physicians. It has been used with the most signal success or Asthma, Bronchitis, Consumption, Coughs, Influenza, Consumptive Night Sweats, Spitting of Blood, Shortness of Breath, &c., and is a most valuable adjunct to Dr. ROOKE'S Medicines in all affections of the Throat and Chest.

CROSBY'S BALSAMIC COUGH ELIXIR is sold everywhere, by all Chemists and Patent Medicine Vendors at the following prices :-1s. 1 d., 1s. 9d., 4s. 6d., and 11s, each Bottle. A great saving is effected by purchasing the large Bottles. Full Directions with each Bottle.

LONDON : PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SDNS, LIMITED, STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS

Nos. 205 to date, price 4a, eaen.

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INDIAN HAND-PRINTED - CURTAINS.

Excellent Artistic Effect and Inexpensive. Fifteen Shillings per Pair. CARVED. DUDUITIDE AND INDIAN TWEIDY

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MICROSCOPIC PREPARATIONS.
FIRST-CLASS SPECIMENS, New and Rare Objects in every Department of Microscopy.

LORD S. G. OSBORNE'S DIATOMESCOPE, Post-free, 12s.
Five Typical Examples of Blood Discs on one Slide, Man, Fish, Bird, Snake, and Frog, Double Stained, 3s. 6d. post-free.
Spores of Equisetum, showing Elaters ERNEST HINTON Pollinium of Orchis. For Paraboloid.
coiled and uncoiled. ls. 6d. post-free. W

18. 2d. post-free. 12, VORLEY ROAD, UPPER HOLLOWAY, LONDON, N.

(TWENTY YEARS WITH THE LATE E. WHEELER.)

CABINETS FOR MINERALS, FOSSILS, &c.

. 52s.

6 DRAWERS, 20 INCHES HIGH .. 218. 1 8 DRAWERS, 26 INCHES HIGH .. 28s. 10 ~ 39 „ „ .. 458. / 12 , 39 , Naturalists' Glass-Capped Boxes, Round and Rectangular, from One Shilling

per Dozen.
THOMAS D. RUSSELL, 78. NEWGATE STREET, E.C.

SECOND-HAND MICROSCOPES AND OBJECTIVES,
A large assortment by ROSS, BECK, COLLINS, SWIFT, and other first-class Makers, on Sale, very cheap.

MICROSCOPIC OBJECTS in great variety. Spécialité Physiological and Pathological Tissues, 500 SECOND-HAND PHOTOGRAPHIC LENSES AND CAMERAS By ROSS, DALLMEYER, TENCH, VOIGTLÄNDER, and all other esteemed Makers. The Cheapest and Best Stock in Loodoc.

New Catalogues gratis on application. Purchases and Exchanges made. Instruments Repaired and Relacquered. SANDS & HUNTER, 20, CRANBOURNE STREET, LONDON.

(MONANTHIA Cardur.) * This is a most interesting preparation of the pupa, when about to change to the perfect insect, the form and markings of which can be distinctly seen.

For Paraboloid.

CULEX PIPIENS, CORETHRA PLUMICORNIS, CHIRONOMUS VARIEGASUS.

WITHOUT PRESSURE.

PUPA OF THISTLE-BUG, NEW PREPARATIONS HEADS OF GNATS.

OF INSECTS.

FRED. ENOCK, 15. 7d, Post-free. 21, PROSPERO ROAD, UPPER HOLLOWAY, LONDON, N.

HOW AND CO.'S NEW "POCKET MICROSCOPE LAMP.”

For Paraboloid. 15. 2d., Post-free.

Very convenient and portable, gives ample Illumination, has all necessary adjustments, is provided with a Cylindrical Case, and can be conveniently carried in the breast coat pocket; when charged

with sufficient Oil to burn for above 31 hours, weighs under 12 oz. Price 8s. 6d. Microscopists who are in the habit of exhibiting at the Meetings of their respective Societies and elsewhere,

should provide themselves with this little Lamp. MICRO-PETROLOGY, TYPICAL ROCK SECTIONS, 1/6 AND 21- EACH. JAMES HOW & Co., 73, FARRINGDON STREET, LONDON.

STUDIES IN MICROSCOPICAL SCIENCE.

And voms in Cabinete containing

Edited by ARTHUR C. COLE, F.R.M.S., &c. VOL. III. Numbers 1 to 7 in each Section now ready. All correspondence connected with this Volume to be

addressed to J. G. HAMMOND & Co., 136 Edmund Street, Birmingham, from whom Prospectus can be

obtained. Now ready, VOL. I., containing 53 Chromo-Lithographed Plates, £i 11s. 6d.; or, accompanied by 52 Prepara.

tions, in Cabinet, £4 145. 6d. And VOL. II., containing THE METHODS OF MICROSCOPICAL RESEARCH; SECTION I., ANIMAL HISTOLOGY ;

SECTION II., BOTANICAL HISTOLOGY: and POPULAR MICROSCOPICAL STUDIES; with 38 CHRONO

LITHOGRAPHED PLATES, &I 11s. 6d. ; or, accompanied by 36 Preparations, in Cabinet, £4 45. od. NOTE.—The Sections of either Volume may be had separately.

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From whom all Particulars may be obtained. *** A. C. COLE AND SON'S Pathological, Physiological, Botanical, and general

Preparations and Diatoms, may be obtained of all the principal Opticians.

MICROSCOPY.-MICRO-NATURAL HISTORY (ZOOLOGICAL AND

BOTANICAL) AND THE ALLIED SCIENCES.
Fust Published, and will be sent Post Free for Tivo Stamps, W. P. Collins's New Catalogue of Books (mostly Secondhana).

Scientific Libraries Purchased and Books taken in Exchange.
W. P. COLLINS, Science Bookseller, 157, Great Portland Street, London, W.

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WATKINS AND DONCASTER, Naturalists and Manufacturers of Entomological Apparatus and Cabinets.

Ditto: in Boxes. Scing Bottle, winning, 10/6."

N.B.- For Excellence and Superiority of Cabinets and Apparatus, references are permitted to

distinguished Patrons and Colleges, &c. Plain Ring Nets, Wire or Cane, including stick, 1/8, 2/5, 2/3. 1 Breeding Cage, 2/6, 1/5, 5/-, and 7/6. Folding Nets, 3/9 and 1/6.

Taxidermist's Companion, ie, a pocket leather case, containing Umbrella Nets, 7/6 (self-acting).

most useful instruments for skinning, 10/6. Pocket Boxes, -76; corked both sides, -/9. 1/-, and 1/6.

Coleopterist's Collecting Bottle, with tube, 1/6, 1/8.
Zinc Relaxing Boxes, -/9, 1/-, 1/6, and al-,
Ditto, large size, with strap, 6/..

Ditto, Japanned Pocket Case, fitted with 26 tubes, s/ .
Nested Chip Boxes, 4 dozen, -/8.

(black). | Botanical Cases, japanned, double tin, 1/6, 4/-, 5/,6/-, 9/. Entomological Pins, assorted or mixed, 1/- per oz. (white or Botanical Paper, 1/1, 1/4, 1/9, and 2/2 per quire. (Too heavy Glass Killing Bottles or Tubes ready for use, 1/, 1/6.

for post.) Sugaring Lanterns, 2/6 to 10/-..

Insect Cases, imitation mahogany, 3/6 to 11/-, Sugaring Tin, with brush, 1/6, 2/-.

(oz. Cement for replacing Antennæ, -76 per bottle. Mite Destroyer (not inflaminable nor dangerous to use), 1/- per Forceps for removing Insects, 2/6 per pair. (Supplied to Store Boxes, 2/6, 44-5/-, and 6/

Collectors all over the world.) Ditto, Book Pattern, 8/6, 9/6, and 10/6.

Cabinet Cork, 7 X 34, best quality, 1/3 per dozen sheets. Setting Boards, flat or oval, z-in., -/6; st-in, -/8; It-in., 19 Pupa Diggers, 1/6, 2/2. Insect Lens, 1/6 to 8/-.

3-in., /10; 2t-in. 1/- ; 3-in., 1/2; 34-in., 1/4; 4-in., 3/6; Glass Top Boxes, per dozen, 1/8, 2/2, 2/6.

4t.in., 1/8; 5-in., 1/10. Complete set of 14 boards, 10/6. Egg Drills, -/3. Setting Houses, 9/6 and 11/6; corked back, 14/6.

Metal Blow-pipes, -/7. Zinc Larva Boxes, 9/, 1/2

Setting Needles, 6d. per box. All Articles enumerated are kept in stock, and can be sent immediately on receipt of order. For Sale, a large Assortment of Ova and Pupæ of both British and Foreign Butterflies and Moths.

CABINETS. Special Show Room.
The following are the prices of a few of smaller sizes; for measurements and larger sizes see Catalogue (48 pp.)

Insect. Eggs. Minerals and Dried
Insect.

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385.

Eggs. Minerals and Dried

Insect.
Plants, Fossils, &c.

Plants, Fossils, &c. 4 Drawers .... 14/- .... 12/6 .. .. 10/6

8 Drawers .. .. 32/- .. .. 30/- .. .. 23/6 „ .... 18/- .. .. 16/6 .. .. 15/- 1 10 „ .... 48/- .... 42/- .... 40/A LARGE STOCK OF INSECTS AND BIRDS' EGGS.

Birds, Mammals, &C., Preserved and Mounted by First-class workmen.

36, STRAND, W.C. (FIVE DOORS FROM CHARING CROSS).

in COLLINS' POND COLLECTING STICK BIR

Consists of a neatly made Bamboo Stick, with joint to pull out to 5ft., and a Dipping Bottle and Net to attach

to the end. Every Microscopist should have one. Sent free on receipt of P.O. MICROSCOPES AND APPARATUS. 36-PAGE CATALOGUE MAILED FREE.

) COLLINS' HISTOLOGICAL MICROSCOPE,

With 1-inch and 1-inch Objectives of splendid definition, in Mahogany Case. Barley Binocular Microscopes, Dissecting Microscopes, Cabinets, Objects, Lamps, Object Glasses,

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MICRO-SLIDES FOR SCIENCE CLASSES,

Sciadocalyx luciana, Trichomes highly polar.

Dendrobium nobile, Air Root, Plerome Sheath. Chestnut or Ash, Transverse Fibre of Petrole.
Salisburia, Raphides in Conifer.
Anthurium, Spadix, Trans. Sect.

Fig-leaf Bud, Meristem.
Carnation, Vert, Sect. of Stomata.
Walnut, Lignified Parenchyma.

Hoya, Strongly thickened Parenchyma Cells.
Aponogeton fluitans, Nuclei and Nucleoli.
Ricinus Seed, Aleurone Grains.

Bistort, Raphides in Tuber.

(Spores. Dodder, Suckers penetrating Clover. Dahlia Tubers, Inulin Crystalloids.

Aneura pinguis (Jungermanniaceæ) Elaters and Cordiceps Sinensis, T.V.f Fungus on Caterpillar. Camellia Leaf, Trans. Sect. large Cystoliths.

Puccinia Graminis, Teleutospores. Water Lily, Trichoblasts (polar) 1 Hibbertia, Reticulated Epidermis.

Clematis Vitalba, Middle Lamella. The Series as above, complete FIFTKEN SHILLINGS. Mr. PIFFARD'S Patent Counter-sunk Slips. Sizes now ready. 3-16 and 5-8. SIX SHILLINGS per Dozen.

REMITTANCE WITH ORDER.

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SCHWEITZER’S COCOATINA.

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Cocoas thickened yet weakened with arrowroot, starch. &c., and in re

Made instantaneously with boiling water, a Teaspoonful to a Breakfast Cup, costing less than one halfpenny.
OOCOATINA possesses remarkable sustaining properties, and is specially adapted for

early Breakfasts.
Air-Tight Ting, at 18. 68., 38., 68. 8d., &c., by Chemists and Grooers.

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LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY.

ESTABLISHED 1848.
Head Office-ST. MILDRED'S HOUSE, POULTRY, LONDON, E.C.

FUNDS, 1884.

Realised Assets ... ... ...

.. ... ... ... ... £3,491,378 Life Assurance and Annuity Funds ... ... ... .. ... £3,391,789 Annual Income ... ...

£185,369 Moderate Rates of Premium. Liberal Scale of Annuities. Loans granted upon Security of Freehold, Copyhold, and Leasebold Property, Life Interests, and Reversions; also to Corporate and other Public Bodies, upon Security of Rates, &c.

JOSEPH ALLEN, Secretary. Prospectus, Reports, and Proposal Forms can be obtained on application to the Society's Agents and Branch Offices, or to

JOSEPH ALLEN, Secretary.

NORTH BRITISH AND MERCANTILE INSURANCE COMPANY.

INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER AND SPECIAL ACTS OF PARLIAMENT. Authorised Capital, £3,000,000. Subscribed Capital, £2,500,000. Paid-up Capital, £125,000. Chairman-JOHN WHITE Cater, Esq.

Deputy-Chairman-BARON SCHRODER. Manager of Fire Department-G. H. BUKNETT.

Manager of Life Department and Actuary-HENRY COCKBURN. Foreign Sub-Manager-Philip WINSOR.

Secretary-F. W. LANCE.

FIRE DEPARTMENT. The Net FIRE FUNDS, irrespective of the Paid-up Capital, now amount to £1,597,295 9s. 6d.

LIFE DEPARTMENT. The LIFE FUND now amounts to £3,458,595 18s. 9d. The ANNUITY FUND now amounts to £536,066 8s, 6d. THE PRINCIPLES on which this Company is conducted combine the system of Mutual Assurance with the safety

of a large Protecting Capital and Accumulated Funds, and thus afford all the facilities and advantages which can prudently be offered by any Life Assurance Office.

NINETY PER CENT. of the WHOLE PROFITS is divided among the Assurers on the Participating Scale. The PROFITS are divided every Five Years. POLICIES are INDISPUTABLE after Five Years. ANNUITIES of all kinds are granted.

Prospectuses and every Information can be obtained at the Chief OfficesLONDON : 61 THREADNEEDLE ST., E.C. WEST END OFFICE, 8, WATERLOO PLACE, S.W. EDINBURGH, 64, PRINCES ST.

BRITISH EMPIRE MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY,

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Incorporated in the year 1847 under Act 7 and 8 Vict., cap. 110, and further empowered by Special Act 15 Vict., cap. 53. Accumulated Fund ........£1,028,215 Surplus Funds already appropriated £997,000 Annual Income, nearly ...... £200,000 1 Claims Paid . ..........£1,230, 133

Policies in Force . . . . . . . . . £4,793,942
POLICIES ABSOLUTELY INDISPUTABLE after five years, provided the age of the Assured has been admitted.
POLICIES KEPT IN FORCE when requested by appropriating the Surrender Value to the payment of premiums.
Assurers under the TEMPERANCE SCHEME are placed in a separate Section,
Policies may be effected under the DEFERRED BONUS plan.

EDWIN BOWLEY, Secretary. LECTURES ON PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, BOTANY,

AND ZOOLOGY. The Editor of SCIENCE-GOSSIP is prepared to deliver EXTEMPORANEOUS LECTURES (well Illustrated with Diagrams) to

Natural History, Literary, and Scientific Societies, &c. For Terms, &c., apply to Editor of Science-Gossip, care of Messrs. CuaTTO & Windus, 214, Piccadilly, London, W.

OBJECTS FOR THE MICROSCOPE,

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Pseudo Scorpion-Chelifer Laterielli.

Palate of Garden Snail, for Polariscope Parasite of Ox, showing trache i system ls. 6 Starch of Potato

1s. Acarus of Itch-Sarcoptes Scabiei-Sexes on one slide ..

Platino-Cyanide of Yttrium, Thallium and Barium..

ls. Skin of Spider, for paraboloid .. .. ..

Hepatica-Lophocolea bidentata .. Spiracle of larva, of Blow Fly ..

Elaters and Spores of Equisetum hyemale .. Plant Bug-Tingis foliacea ..

Spicules of Glass Rope Sponge, grouped

ls. Eggs of Malee Bird - Australia..

Bacillus in Leprosy..

45, Eggs of Parasite of Humming Bird, on feather, in situ ...

Do. Typhus fever .. Group of Navicula Lyra .. .. .. .. ..

ls. 6 Micrococcus in Erysipelas Do. Pleurosigma decorum ..

ls. 6

Scales and Hairs of Insects, arranged to represent Bouquets of Section of Human Lip, showing hair bulbs and glands

18. 9d. Flowers. Very beautiful as exhibition slides, for Soirees, &c., Young Oysters in motion, for Polariscope ..

prices 6s. 60.; 7s.6d. ; 18s.; 258.; and 50s. 40,000 First-class Specimens for selection, illustrative of every Branch of Study, from Is. each.

NEW CLASSIFIED LIST OF OBJECTS.
ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF MICROSCOPES AND APPARATUS.

Either of the above sent Post Free on application to

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W. WATSON & SONS, Opticians to Her Majesty's Government,

313, HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, W.C.

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