National Geographic : 1904 Nov
GEOGRAPHIC 1903 nearly 800,000 tons, yet the pro duction is still very far short of what it might be. A reader of " The Kingdom of Siam " is impressed with the fact that the Siamese have considerable enterprise, that their lands are fertile and promis ing, and that the people will welcome foreign investment and treat the for eigner well. These impressions will be further confirmed by a visit to the Sia mese pavilion at the Louisiana Pur chase Exposition. That distant country has made a capital and most attractive exhibit at St Louis under the direction of Prof. J. Howard Gore, the Commis sioner-General for Siam. BOOKS RECEIVED Japan by the Japanese. Edited by W. T. Stead. Pp. 700. 6 x 9 inches. New York : Dodd, Mead & Co. 1904. $5.00. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846. By Reuben Gold Thwaites. Pp. 365. 91 x 612 inches. Cleveland, Ohio: Ar thur H. Clark Co. 1904. Type Studies from United States Geog raphy. By Chas. A. McMurry. With maps and illustrations. Pp. 290. 72 x 5 inches. New York: MacMillan Co. 1904. $0.50. Dodge's Advanced Geography. By Prof. Richard Elwood Dodge. With maps and illustrations. Pp.353. 10x8 inches. Chicago : Rand, McNally & Co. 1904. $1.20. Cyclones of the Far East. By Jose Al gue. With charts. Pp. 266. 91 x 12 inches. Manila : Philippine Weather Bureau. 1904. Round-the-World. By J. P. Thomson. With maps, plates, and illustrations. PP. 357. 10x 6 inches. Brisbane: Outridge Printing Co., Ltd. 1904. LITERATURE 459 RECENT GOVERNMENT REPORTS BUREAU OF FORESTRY The Basket Willow, Wm. F. Hubbard. Forest Planting in Western Kansas, Royal S. Kellogg. Chestnut in Southern Maryland, Raphael Zon. U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY The Tin Deposits of the York Region,Alaska, Arthur J. Collier. A Gazetteer of West Virginia, Henry Gan nett. The Production of Natural Gas, 1903, F. H. Oliphant. The production of Petroleum, 1903, F. H. Oliphant. Experiments on Schistosity and Slaty Cleav age, George F. Becker. The Natural Features and Economic Develop ment of the Sandusky, Maumee, Muskingum, and Miami Drainage Areas in Ohio, Benjamin H. Flynn and Margaret S. Flynn. The Passaic Flood of 1903, Marshall Ora Leighton. The Passaic Flood of 1902, George Buell Hollister and Marshall Ora Leighton. First Conference of Engineers of the Recla mation Service, with accompanying papers, F. H . Newell. Hydrographical Manual of the U. S. Geolog ical Survey, Edw. C . Murphy, John C. Hoyt, and George B. Hollister. Water Resources of the Salinas Valley, Cal ifornia, Homer Hamlin. Geology and Water Resources of Part of the James River, South Dakota, J. E . Todd and C. M. Hall. Accuracy of Stream Measurements (second enlarged edition), Edward Charles Murphy. Destructive Floods in the United States in 1903, E. C . Murphy. Contributions to the Hydrology of Eastern United States, 1903, Myron L. Fuller. The Underground Waters of Gila Valley, Arizona, Willis T. Lee. A Geological Reconnaissance Across the Bit ter Root Range and Clearwater Mountains in Montana and Idaho, Waldemar Lindgren. Economic Resources of the Northern Black Hills, J. D. Irving, with contributions by S. F. Emmons and T. A. Jaggar, Jr. The Copper Deposits of the Encampment District of Wyoming, Arthur C. Spencer. Zinc and Lead Deposits of Northern Arkan sas, George I. Adams, assisted by Purdue and Burchard, with a section on the Determination and Correlation of Formations, E. O. Ulrich.