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Page. Chemical Society, annual address before ............ x1
Address, fifth presidential

..xxxiii, 1 Chickering, J. W., on drawings of plants......XXXVI
Address of retiring president

*******...XXvi

Chimærid fish, new to the Western Atlantic.... XXIX
Address, sixth presidential

.. xliii, 35

Chipmunk, new species of, from California, ..25
Alaskan birches

.xxxvii Chipmunk, new subspecies of the eastern.
Alaskan willows....
Xxxvii Chlorostilbon forficatus, n. s.

.28
Albatross, steamer, recent explorations of ..... Xxxi Cholera bacillus, exhibition of...

Xxxvii
Allen, W. T., drawings of plants by.......

......XXXVI
Cicada, notes on the periodical.

.xxxix
Alternation of generation, origin of, in Hydro- Cocaine, physiological effects of.

.xxxix
Medusa

xxxi
Collation at close of meeting

......XXX
Amendments to the constitution.........Xxvii, xxxiii Committee, auditing .........

.xxxii
American continent, oldest known fauna on Committee on communications, 1885.

viii
the..........

**** ...........Xxxi Committee on communications, 1886.
Arid plains, grasses of the.............. .............XXX

Committee on lectures, 1885.

viit
Arrearages, penalty for

.-.xxvii

Committee on lectures, 1886
Attila cozumelæ, 1. 8...

23
Committee on publications, 1885.

viii
Auks, shedding of the bill in..

Xxxi Committee on publications, 1886..

Committee on the trees and shrubs of Wash-
ington, 1885...

viii
Bacteria, Koch's method of isolating and culti-

Committee on the trees and shrubs of Wash-
vating......

.xxxvii

ington, 1885..........
Baker, F., on muscular equilibration, .xxxvii

Committees, appointment of.

.xxvi
Barnard, W. S., on a metal specimen case......... xl

Committees, standing, 1885.

viii
Barnard on environmental digestion.... *** xli

Committees, standing, 1886
Barnard on mounting specimen tubes .............

Constitution
Bean, T. H., on a new Chimærid fish...... .xxix

Constitution, amendments to..

xxxiii
Bean on a new fish related to Murænoides.... Ixxviii

Council, composition of...

XXV
Bean on collecting at Cozumel island............XXXVI

Council, duties of

.xxvi
Beyer, H. G., on genital apparatus of Lingula..XXXV

Council, list of, 1885..

vii
Beyer on intracellular digestion.........

Council, list of, 1886

......... ix
Beyer on physiological effects of cocaine...... XXXIX

Council, quorum of..

..... xxvi
Biology, application of, to geological history,

Cover-glasses, device for storing -
xxxiii, 1
Cozumel island, collecting at....

.XXXVI
Birches, Alaskan

....Xxxvii

Cozumel island, new birds from.. ......... ..XXXVI, 21
Birds, new species of, from Cozumel island,

Cyclorhis insularis, n. 6.

22
XXXVI, 21
Bones of the skull, exhibiting relations of... XXXY

D.
Bortivo, natural history and people of............XXXIV
Brooks, W. K., on the origin of alternation of

Dall, W. H., on a recent journey in Florida...xxxviii
generation in the Hydro-Medusa......

Dall on deep sea mollusks ......

.xxxix
Business, order of...

Dall on the marsupium of Milneria minima....XXXVI
.XXVII

Dall on zoological position of Turbinella. .xxix
c.

Datura stramonium, multiplication in gynee-

cium of
Cabbages, white rust of.............. Xxxviii Dendroica petechia rufivertex, n. sub-8...... 21
Cardinalis saturatus, n. ...

Digestion, environmental.....
Carnivora, molar teeth of...
Xxxviii Digestion, intracellular

XUV
Centurus leci, n. 8.

23 Diller, J. S., on a trip to Mt. Shasta, Cal. XXXIV
Cetacea, development of mammary glands in. xxxvi Diseases, contagious, new method of producing
Cetaceans, origin of flukes of...

XXXIV immunity from

***** *****...XXXV

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Greely, A, W., marine invertebrates obtained

by....
Guereza monkey.

...Xxxviii
Gutta percha, use of, in making casts of fos-
sils.......

XXXV
Gynæcium of Datura stramonium, multipli-

cation in the

H.
Haidi gambling sticks, casts from ...........xxxix
Harporhynchus guttatus, n. S......

.....21
Henshaw, H, W., on hybrid quail. ..... Xxxviii
Hepaticæ of Washington......

..110, 116
History, oldest, in the light of newest
science..

.xxxiv
Hitchcock, R., exhibition of cholera bacillus
by....

.Xxxvii
Hitchcock on the red snow..........
Hornaday, W. T., on natural history and peo-
ple of Borneo......

......XXXIV
Hough, M. B. W., notice of death of ............... xxix
Human body, mutilations of the....
Hybrid quail...

Xxxviii
Hydro-Medusa, origin of alternation of genera-
tion in..

xxxi

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Dolphin, a spotted, Prodelphinus doris............ xl
Dolphin, bottle-nose, habits of the.... ............ XXX

E.
Earth, weighing the..

..xxxiv
Empidonax gracilis, n. S.............

23
Enernies, our invisible

.........xxxiv
Euetheia olivacea intermedia, n. sub-s..

22
Ex-presidents, members of the council... xxvi, xxxiii

F.
Fats, animal and vegetable, how to distinguish
between

xxxix
Fauna, the oldest known, on the American con-
tinent

.xxxi
Fee, annual.

.........xxvii
Fee, initiation ..........

....xxvii
Fin-rays in fishes, development of .............xxxii
Fish, Chimærid, new to the western Atlantic... xxix
Fish Commission, Wood's Holl station of......... xl
Fish-culture, a necessity for maintaining the
shad fishery....

.xxxix
Fishes, development of fin-rays in.

........Xxxii
Fish, new species, related to Murænoides..... Xxxviii
Fiske, John, on results in England of the
surrender of Cornwallis

...xxxiv
Flint, J. M., on collecting and studying fora-

minifera...
Flora of Washington, additions to............Xxxi, 106
Flora of Washington, changes of nomencla-
ture in...

.127
Flora of Washington, species excluded from.....132
Flukes of cetaceans and sirenians, origin and
homologies of ........

...xxxiv
Foraminifera, method of collecting and study-

ing......
Foreign service, the machinery of our...........XXXIV
Foreman, Edward, notice of death of..........Xxxvii
Fort Conger, plants from. ........................... .XXX
Fossils of Primordial group of St. John, N. B.xxxi

G.
Gallaudet, E. M., on the language of signs and
combined method of teaching deaf-

mutes...XXXIV
Genital apparatus of Lingula ..

...XXXV
Geological history, application of biology to,

xxxiii, 1
Germs and germicides...

.xxxiv
Gihon, A. L., on sanitary ignorance among
high and low...

...xxxiv
Gill, T., on the classification of the Monotre-

mata.....
Ginkgo tree, recent flowering of, in Washing-
ton...........

.........XXXix
Goode, G. B., on natural history features at
the New Orleans Exposition..

xxxii
Goode on the beginnings of natural history
in America

..........xliii, 35
Grape vine, mildews of the..
Grasses of the arid plains......

Xxxi

........XXX

Lampornis thalassinus, n, B.......

23
Language of signs....

xxxiv
Lectures, Saturday, 1885..

xxxiy
Lichens of Washington

118
Life, searching for the first forms of.... ....... .xxxiv
Lingula, genital apparatus of ***********.XXXV
Locust, seventeen-year, occurrence of, in Vir-
ginia

xx

M.
Mammary glands, development of, in Cetaces,

XXXVI

XXV

XXV

.XXV

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Page.
Marine invert:brats from Camp Clay, Smith New Orleans Exposition, natural history feat-
Sound......

....... Xxxii
ures at .....

.xxxii
Marsupium of Milneria minima.

..XXXvi
Mason, 0. T., on casts from Haidi gambling

0.
sticks....

.xxxix

Objects of the Society.
Mason on mutilations of the human body, con- Officers, classification of,
sidered ethnically ........

Officers, election of .....

xxvi
Mason on post-mortein trepanning..............Xxxviii

Officers, election of, for 1885.

Xxxiii
McDonald, M , on fish-culture in maintaining

Officers, election of, for 1886..
the shad fishery

..xxxix
Officers, list of, 1885...

vii
Meeting, annual

.xxvii,
Officers, list of, 1886.

..ix
Meeting, day of

-xxvii

| Ornithology in the Department of Agriculture....xli
Meeting, fifth anniversary.

xxxiii
Ornithorhynchus...........

.............XXXIV
Meeting, fifth annual

.xxxii

Oysters, new method of raising seed .................X1
Meeting, proposed change of day of ... ...Xxxiv,
XXXV, XXXVI

P.
Meeting, sixth anniversary
Meeting, sixth annual.....

xlii Paulownia imperialis, phyllotaxy of ..............Xxxvi
Meetings, collation at

.xxix Philosophical Society, annual address before,
Meetings, field...

.xxvii
Meetings, notice of

xxvi Phocæna Dalli, new species of porpoise ........XXXII
Meetings, special

xxvii Phyllotaxy of Paulownia imperialis.......... XXIV
Members, absent.
.xxvii Physiological effects of cocaine......

****** ...XXXIX
Members, classification of..

XXV i Plants added to Washington, 1884-86...............106
Members, election of.

Plants, drawings and paintings of, by W. T.
Members, foreign
xxxiii Allen........

Xxxvi
Members in arrears...........

---- XXvii

Plants from Fort Conger.......
Members, list of...............

Plants, new localities for rare species of, in
Members, non-resident
.xxvii Washington

129
Mendenhall, T. C., on weighing the earth.. XXXIV Pocket rats, the American..

.xli
Merriam, C. H., on a new chipmunk.

25. Porpoise, new species of.
Merriam on a new striped squirrel.

President, duties of...

..XXVI
Merriam on a new sub-speries of chipmunk.. Presidential address..
Merriam on ornithology in the Department of ! Presidential address, fifth annual .xxxiii, 1
Agriculture.......

Presidential address, sixth annual. .xliii, 35
Mildews of the grape vine....

Primordial group of St. John, N. B., fossils
Milneria minima, marsupium of..
.xxxvi of .........

xxxi
Minot, C. S., on meeting of Society of Natural- Proceedings.....

.XXIX
ists of E. U. 8

,xxxii Prodelphinus doris from of Cape Hatteras.........
Molacanthus, relations of..

**** ******...---.xxix
Mola, development of .....

.......XXIX
Mollusks, deep-sea..

.xxxix
Monkey, Guereza..
.xxxviii Quail, hybrid..

Xxxviii
Monotremata, classification of the
Mt. Shasta, a trip to.

R.
****...XXXIV
Murænoides, new fish related to.

Xxxviii

Rathban, R., on the Wood's Holl station of the
Murdoch, J., on marine invertebrates from

Fish Commission....
Greely Expedition...............

Xxxii

Red snow..
Musei of Washington.....

..110, 111
Muscular equilibration...

Ridgway, R, on new birds from Cozumel
****** ***** ****. XXXVti
island

......XXXV, 21
Mutilations of the human body, considered

Right whales, recent capture of

.XXXV
etinically............

Riley, C. V., on mildews of the grape vine....... xli
Myiarchus platyrhynchus, 11. .......

23

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Riley on periodical cicada

Riley on phytophagie habit in Isosomt....... ....XXX
N.

Ryder, J. A., on a new system of raising seed

oysters.......
Narge of the Society..........

Ryder on development of fin-rays in fishes ....XXXII
Natural history, the beginnings of, in Amer- Ryder on development of mammary glands in
ica........
.........xliii, 35 Cetacea

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True on a spotted dolphin..
True on change of meeting day.....

xxxiv
True on Ornithorhynchus, a mammal that
lays eggs

xxy
| True on the American pocket rats..

.................xli
True on the capture of right whales............
True on the habits of the bottle-nose dolphin....XXX
Turbinella, zoological position of...... xxix

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Salmon, D. E., on our invisible enemies, the
plagues of animal life......

.......... xxxiv
Salmon, D. E., and Smith, T., oa immunity
from contagious diseases..

23
Sanitary ignorance.....

.xxxiv
Schuyler, E., on the machinery of our foreign
service.......

.xxxiv
Seaman, W. H., on the Japanese plum .........xxxvii
Secretaries, duties of

xxvi
Sections, formation of...

.xxvi
Seventeen-year locust, occurrence of, in Vir-
ginia

.xxxi
Shad fishery, fish-culture a necessity for main-
taining the.

.xxxix
Shedding of the bill in auks.

.xxxi
Sheepshead

xxxvii
Shipworm, Teredo navalis.

xxxvii
Sirenians, origin of flukes of.

.xxxiv
Smith, S., on recent explorations of steamer
Albatross......

xxxi
Smith, T., on Koch's method of isolating and
cultivating bacteria

....... Xxxvii
Smith on storing cover-glasses....
(See Salmon, D. E.)....

.29
Society of Naturalists of E, U. S., annual meet-
ing of...

xxxii
Specimen case, new metal..
Specimen tubes, method of mounting.
Spindalis benedicti, n, s.

22
Squirrel, on a new striped

..xlii, 25
Stejneger, L., on the shedding of the bill in
auks ...

......... xxxi
Sternberg, G. M., on germs and germicides... xxxiv
Sunfish, development of.....

.xxix
Surrender of Cornwallis, results in England of
the..........

..xxxiv

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T.

Walcott, C. D., on loss of vital force in trilo-

bites.........
Walcott on searching for the first forms of
life.....

..xxxiv
Walcott on the oldest kuown fauna on the

American continent.......
Ward, L. F., on additions to the flora of Wash-

ington.........
Ward on occurrence of the seventeen year

locust in Virginia.
Ward on phyllotaxy of Paulownia imperialis..xxxvi
Ward on recent flowering of the ginkgo tree,

xxxyiii
Washington, additions to flora of.............Xxxi, 106
Washington, changes of nomenclature in flora
of..

.127
Washington, Hepaticæ of..............

.110, 116
Washington, lichens of...

.....118
Washington, musci of...

........110, 111
Washington, new localities for rare species of
plants.......

129
Washington, recent flowering of ginkgo tree
in.

..xxxix
Washington, species excluded from flora of.......132
Welling, J. C., on oldest history in the light of
newest science...

.XXXIV
Willows, Alaskan...

Xxxvii
White, C. A., on the application of biology
to geological history.....

...... Xxxiii, 1
White on use of gutta percha in making casts
of fossils

..........XXXV
White on vegetable cells..

.........Xxxvii
White rust of cabbages.

..xxxviii
Wortman, J. L., on a method of exhibi

relations of bones of the skull......
Wortman on molar teeth of carnivora.......... Xxxviii

Tamias macrorhabdotes, n. S.....

.xlii, 25
Tamias striatus lysteri, n. sub-s........

xlii
Taylor, T., on how to distinguish between ani-
mal and vegetable fats......

.xxxix
Taylor on the white rust of cabbages..........Xxxviii
Treasurer, duties of.............

.......... xXyi
Trepanning, post-mortem......

.xxxviii
hilobites, loss of vital force in..

.xli
Troglodytes beani, n. 8.......

21
en F. W., on a male Guereza monkey...... Xxxviii
mege on a new species of porpoise, Phocæna

.xxxii

XXXV

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