National Geographic : 1907 Jan
78 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE cold blood, but in that same instant my shots March 29-"Mexico-the Treasure-house of took effect mortally and both rhinoceroses the World." By Mr N. H. Darton, of the collapsed." U. S. Geological Survey. Illustrated. Dr Schillings' pictures will constantly en- April 5-"A Popular Explanation of Earth hance in value, for the time is not distant when quakes and Volcanoes." By Dr G. K. Gilbert, the huge beasts he so vividly describes will be of the U. S. Geological Survey. Illustrated. as rare as the American buffalo. April 12-"Captain John Smith and Old E.M.G. Jamestown." By Mr W. W. Ellsworth, Secre tary of the Century Co. The Uncompahgre Valley and the Gunnison Announcements will be made later of ad Tunnel. By Barton W. Marsh. Pp. 151. dresses by Commander Robert E. Peary, U. S. 5% by 8' inches. Illustrated. Montrose, Navy, who has recently attained "Farthest Colo.: Marsh and Torrence. 1905. North," and by Dr F. A . Cook, of Brooklyn, The compilers of this volume state in their who has accomplished the first ascent of Mount preface that their object is "to assist those who McKinley, the highest mountain in North contemplate making a change of location, as America. well as for the distribution of accurate knowl- CIENIFIC EETINGS edge of this part of the country." Useful in- SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS formation is given about the situation and sur- The meetings of this course will be held at roundings of the valley, resources and products the home of the Society, Hubbard Memorial of the land, present water supply, climate, Hall, Sixteenth and. M streets, at 8 p. m ., on towns and industries, educational advantages, the following dates: and finally the advantages of irrigation by January ii-Annual Meeting. "Aboriginal turning the waters of the Uncompahgre River Agriculture in Guatemala." By Mr O. F. Cook, into the valley by means of the Gunnison Tun- of the U. S . Department of Agriculture. Illus nel. trated. January 22-"The Coal Lands of the U. S. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY Public Domain." By Mr M. R . Campbell, of the U. S. Geological Survey. Illustrated. January 4-"German East Africa." By Dr February 9 -"A Visit to Sumatra." By Mr Louis Livingstone Seaman, of New York. I1- George H. Peters, of the U. S . Naval Observa lustrated. tory. Illustrated. January 18-"Camping Expeditions in the February 18-"Reclaiming the Desert." By Canadian Rockies." By Mr Howard Du Bois. Mr. C . J. Blanchard, of the U. S. Reclamation January 25-"Bolivia-a Country Without a Service. Illustrated. The Reclamation Serv Debt." By the Bolivian Minister, Sefior F. ice has a fund of $40,ooo,ooo, which is being in Calderon. Illustrated. vested in irrigation works. February 1-"The Rising Pacific Empire." February22-"Reclaiming the Swamp Lands By Hon. George C. Perkins, U. S. Senator of the United States." By Mr H. M. Wilson, from California. of the U. S. Geological Survey. Illustrated. February 8-"The Guianas." By Prof. February 28- "Acclimatizing Fishes - or Angelo Heilprin, of Yale University. Illus- Transplanting Fishes from the Atlantic to the trated. Pacific, and Vice Versa, etc." By Dr Hugh February 15-"Ten Years of Polar Work; M. Smith, Deputy Commissioner, Bureau of or, What We Know and What We Want to Fisheries. Illustrated. Know." By Mr Herbert L. Bridgman, Secre- March 8-"Twenty Years in Beirut and tarv of the Peary Arctic Club. Illustrated. Damascus; or, The Syria of Today. By Rev. February 19-"Two Thousand Miles in the F. E. Hoskins. Illustrated. Saddle through Colombia and Ecuador." By March II-"The U. S . Forest Service." By Hon. John Barrett, U. S . Minister to Colombia. Mr Gifford Pinchot, Forester. Illustrated. The Illustrated. Forest Service has charge of 114,606,058 acres March i-"Santo Domingo and Haiti." By of forest land, worth $400,000,000. Rear Admiral Chester, U. S. Navy. Illustrated. March 22-"Utilizing the Surface Waters of March 15-"The Regeneration of Korea." the United States for Power." ByMrH.A. By Mr George Kennan. Illustrated. Pressev, C. E. Illustrated. March 21-"Our Immigrants : Where They April 6-"The South Sea Islanders." By Mr Come From, What They Are, and What They A. B . Alexander, of the U. S. Bureau of Fish Do After They Get Here." By Hon. F. P. eries. Illustrated. Sargent, Commissioner General of Immigra- April 15-"Photographs of Wild Game Taken tion. Illustrated. by Themselves." By Hon. George Shiras, 3d. March 23-"Queer Methods of Travel in Illustrated. Curious Corners of the World." By Hon. O. April 19 -"A Trip to Argentine and Para P. Austin, Chief Bureau of Statistics. Illus- guay." By Mr John W. Titcomb, of the U. S. trated. Bureau of Fisheries. Illustrated.