Report of the Annual Meeting
J. Murray., 1885
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Page xxiii - The Officers and Members of the Councils, or Managing Committees, of Philosophical Institutions shall be entitled, in like manner, to become Members of the Association. All Members of a Philosophical Institution recommended by its Council or Managing Committee shall be entitled, in like manner, to become Members of the Association. Persons not belonging to such Institutions shall be elected by the General Committee or Council, to become...
Page liv - Phenomena in the Geology and Physical Geography of Yorkshire. The present state of Photography. Anthropomorphous Apes. Progress of researches in Terrestrial Magnetism. Characters of Species. Assyrian and Babylonian Antiquities and Ethnology. Recent Discoveries in Assyria and Babylonia, with the results of Cuneiform research up to the present time. Correlation of Physical Forces. The Atlantic Telegraph. Recent Discoveries in Africa. The Ironstones of Yorkshire. The Fossil Mammalia of Australia.
Page xxv - Committees for the several Sections before the beginning of the Meeting. It has therefore become necessary, in order to give an opportunity to the Committees of doing justice to the several Communications, that each Author should prepare an Abstract of his Memoir, of a length suitable...
Page xxv - NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS OF MEMOIRS.— Authors are reminded that, under an arrangement dating from 1871, the acceptance of Memoirs, and the days on which they are to be read, are now, as far as possible, determined by Organizing Committees for the several Sections before the beginning of the Meeting.
Page 467 - The electrical energies of the metals with regard to each other, or the substances dissolved in the water, in the Voltaic and other analogous instruments, seem to be the causes that disturb the equilibrium, and the chemical changes the causes that tend to restore the equilibrium ; and the phenomena most probably depend on their joint agency.
Page 11 - ... all the energy which, according to the first law of Thermo-dynamics, is resident in the coal. On a sounder view of the matter, the efficiency of the steam-engine is found to be so high, that there is no great margin remaining for improvement. The higher initial temperature possible in the gas-engine opens out much wider possibilities, and many good judges look forward to a time when the steam-engine will have to give way to its younger rival.
Page li - HD Macleod, Edmund Macrory. T. Doubleday, Edmund Macrory, Frederick Purdy, James Potts. E. Macrory, ET Payne, F. Purdy. GJD Goodman, GJ Johnston, E. Macrory. R. Birkin, jun., Prof. Leone Levi, B.
Page xxiii - SUBSCRIBERS shall pay, on admission, the sum of Two Pounds, and in each following year the sum of One Pound. They shall receive gratuitously the Reports of the Association for the year of their admission and for the years in which they continue to pay without intermission their Annual Subscription. By omitting to pay this Subscription in any particular year, Members of this class (Annual Subscribers) lose for that and all...
Page xxx - ... of one or other of the various Sections of the Association. 6. A Corresponding Society shall have the right to nominate any one of its members, who is also a Member of the Association, as its delegate to the Annual Meeting of the Association, who shall be for the time a Member of the General Committee. Cottferenee of Vdeyatcx of Corresponding Societies. 7. The Conference of Delegates of Corresponding Societies 'is em« powered to send recommendations to the Committee of Recommendations for their...
Page 467 - In the present state of our knowledge, it would be useless to attempt to speculate on the remote cause of the electrical energy, or the reason why different bodies, after being brought into contact, should be found differently electrified ; its relation to chemical affinity is, however, sufficiently evident. May it not be identical with it, and an essential property of matter?