« PreviousContinue »
Glasgow, reported by Mr. Barrett; and Mr. William Simpson, Librarian, Free Library, Dumbarton, reported by Mr. Barrett.
The following gentlemen who had been duly proposed and elected at the previous Meeting were elected Members of the Association :Mr. R. S. Faber; Mr. Charles Hindley; and Mr. John Moore, Chairman of the Local Board, Northwich.
The following gentleman was proposed by Mr. Haggerston and seconded by the Hon. Secretary, for election at the next Monthly Meeting : Mr. William Beer, 30, Ashfield Terrace East, Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Chairman then called upon Mr. H. R. Tedder to read a Paper on “ The Free Library Movement in 1883.".
A discussion followed and Mr. E. C. Thomas moved : “ That : Committee be appointed to collect information as to the working of the Free Libraries Acts in small places."
The motion was seconded by Mr. Haggerston.
Mr. Overall objected that the motion came within Article 23 of the Constitution, and could not be brought forward.
The Chairman ruled that the motion fell within the provisions of Article 21, and was in order.
Mr. Overall then moved “That the question be adjourned, and a meeting of the Association be called specially to consider this question. The motion was seconded by Mr. Welch, but upon being put was lost by 8 votes to 2. The original motion was then put and carried by 7 votes to 2.
Mr. Overall gave notice that at the next Monthly Meeting he would move that the motion be rescinded.
Mr. Thomas then moved and Mr. Haggerston seconded a motion to the effect that the proposed Committee consist of the following members (with power to add to their number), who have all expressed by letter their willingness to serve on the Committee:Major W. B. Arnison, Chairman, Free Library, Penrith ; J. Ballinger, Librarian, Free Library, Doncaster ; J. Bailey, Librarian, Free Library, Smethwick; F. T. Barrett, Librarian, Mitchell Library, Glasgow ; Ambrose Berry, North Moor Free Library, Oldham ; T. Bonner, Librarian, Free Public Library, Ealing ; J. Potter Briscoe, Librarian, Free Public Libraries, Nottingham ; J. D. Buckland, Librarian, Free Public Library, Stockport; D. R. Chapman, Librarian, Free Public Library and Museum, Hereford; M. Comerford, Librarian, Free Public Library, Dundalk ; A. Cotgreave, Librarian, Free Public Library, Richmond ; P. Cowell, Librarian, Free Publie Library, Liverpool ; B. A. Dromgoole, Member Free Library Committee, St. Helens; G. Easter, Librarian, Free Library, Norwich; J. Elliot, Librarian, Free Library, Wolverhampton; G. B. Finch, Member Free Library Committee, Wigan; J. E. Foster, Member Free Library Committee, Cambridge ; D. Geddes, Librarian, Free Library, Blackburn; D. Gorman, Librarian, Free Library, Chesterfield ; W. H. Greenhough, Librarian, Free Public Library, Reading; W. J. Haggerston, Librarian, Free Public Libraries, Newcastle-uponTyne; Ald. R. Handley, Chairman, Free Library, Blackpool ; J. D.
Mire effect ith pop her wihirman
Jones, Librarian, Free Library, Runcorn; Mr. Lacy, Chairman, Free Public Library, St. Helens ; T. Lakin, Librarian, Free Library, Devonport; Alfred Lancaster, Librarian, Free Public Library, St. Helens; Charles Madeley, Librarian, Museum, Warrington ; William May, Librarian, Free Library, Birkenhead; Alfred Morgan, Free Library, Walsall; Jas. Needham, Member Free Library Committee, Stockport; The Mayor of Wigan ; Mr. John Plant, Librarian, Royal Museum and Library, Salford ; T. G. Rylands, Member Museum Committee, Warrington ; Samuel Smith, City Librarian, Worcester; W. J. Stewart, Member Free Public Library Committee, Liverpool ; C. W. Sutton, Librarian, Free Library, Manchester; John Taylor, City Librarian, Bristol; S. E. Thompson, Librarian, Free Public Library, Swansea ; E. Tonks, Member Library Committee, Birmingham Free Libraries; Thos. Wilcock, Librarian, Free Library, Chester; W. H. K. Wright, Public Librarian, Plymouth ; J. Yates, Librarian, Public Library, Leeds.
That the following gentlemen (who have agreed to serve) be appointed Secretaries of the Committee :-W. R. Credland, SubLibrarian, Free Public Libraries, Manchester; T. Formby, SubLibrarian, Free Public Libraries, Liverpool; G. Wakeling, SubLibrarian, Free Public Libraries, Birmingham.
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS
1857. On the cirrous form of Clouds; (in Philosophical Magazine, vol. xiv,
pp. 22-35). On a Sun Gauge; (in Philosophical Magazine, vol. xiv, pp. 351-356). Comparison of the Land and Railway Policy of New South Wales.
The Public Lands of New South Wales. (Articles in the Empire newspaper, 7th April and 23rd June), Sydney, New South Wales.
1858. On the forms of Clouds, (Phil. Mag. vol. xv, pp. 241-255).
1859. On the semi-diurnal Oscillation of the Barometer, (in Phil. Mag.
vol. XVII, pp. 313-323). Some data concerning the Climate of Australia and New Zealand.
By W. S. Jevons, (Lately) Assayer in the Sydney Branch of the Royal Mint, pp. 47-98. Chap. I. Temperature of Air in Australasia. II. Rain in Australia. III. History of Floods and Droughts of New South Wales. IV. Periodicity of Floods and Droughts discussed. V. Water Courses of Australia. VI. The Barometer. VII. Concluding Remarks. 8vo. (“Some conclusions in this chapter are derived from a descriptive detail of the winds of Australia, which had to be omitted from this paper
on account of want of space."] Mr. Jevons's Meteorological readings at Sydney were published weekly in the Empire newspaper, July 1855, to 1858, and monthly in the Sydney Mag. of Science and Art, May 1857, to June 1858.
1861. On the Deficiency of Rain in an elevated Rain-Gauge, as caused by!
Wind. (Brit. Ass. Rep. part 2, p. 62; Philosophical Magasin 22, pp. 421-433).
1862. Diagram, showing all the Weekly Accounts of the Bank of England,
since the passing of the Bank Act of 1844, with the Amoun: of Bank of England, Private, and Joint Stock Bank Promissory Notes in Circulation during each week, and the Bank Minimum
Rate of Discount. London, sheet 20 by 30 inches, coloured
Wheat, the Number of Bankruptcies, and the Rate of Discount,
London, sheet 20 by 30 inches, coloured. This diagram is drawn from tables carefully compiled for the purpose, and containing more than 12,000 figures. Explanatory Notes and references are appended to each diagram. Remarks on the Australian Gold Fields (1859] (Manchester Philo
sophical Society, Mem. 1, pp. 115-130). (1.) On the Study of Periodic Commercial Fluctuations; with five
diagrams. (2.) Notice of a General Mathematical Theory of Political Economy. Papers read in the F. Section of the British Association at the Cambridge Meeting. (Report, Proceedings of Sections, pp. 157-8).
1863. A Serious Fall in the Value of Gold ascertained, and its social effects set forth. London, E. Stanford.
1864. Pure Logic : or the Logic of quality apart from quantity, with
remarks on Boole's System, and on the relation of Logic and Mathematics. London, Edward Stanford.
1865. The Coal Question: an Enquiry concerning the Progress of the Na
tion, and the probable exhaustion of our Coal Mines. London
and Cambridge, Macmillan & Co. On the Variation of Prices, and the Value of the Currency since
1782. Paper read before the London Statistical Society, May, 1865. (Journal of the Statistical Society, vol. XXVIII, pp. 291320), with four diagrams.
1866. On the frequent Autumnal Pressure in the Money Market, and the
Action of the Bank of England. Paper read before the Statistical Society, April, 1866. (Journal of the Statistical Society of
London, vol. xxix, pp. 235-253). On a Logical Abacus (Proceedings of the Literary and Philo
sophical Society of Manchester, vol. v, p. 161). The Coal Question, &c. Second edition. London, 8vo, XXVI, 383 pp.
1867. Science Lectures for the People; Lecture IX, On Coal: its Import
ance in Manufactures and Trade. Delivered in the Carpenter's
tistical Society, April, 1867. (Transactions, 1866-7, pp. 89-104). Science Lectures delivered in Manchester. J. Heywood, Manchester.
On Coal: its importance in Manufactures and Trade. Man
chester : John Heywood, 1867, 12mo. Probable duration of South Staffordshire Coal Field (Geological Magazine) vol. iv, p. 263.
1868. Remarks on Mr. Baxendell's Laws of Atmospheric Ozone (in Proc.
Lit. and Phil. Manch. vol. viii, p. 33). Lectures on the Probable Exhaustion of our Coal Mines. Royal
Institution of Great Britain, Friday evening, March 13, 8vo,
7 pp. On the International Monetary Convention, and the Introduction of
an International Currency into this Kingdom. Paper read before the Manchester Statistical Society, May 13. (Trans
actions, 1867-8, pp. 79-92). On the Condition of the Metallic Currency of the United Kingdom,
with reference to the Question of International Coinage. Paper read before the Statistical Society of London, November.
(Journal, &c. vol. XXXI, pp. 426-464). A Lecture on Trades' Societies : Their Objects and Policy. Delivered
by request of the Trades' Unionists' Political Association, in the Co-operative Hall, Upper Medlock Street, Hulme, Manchester.
Manchester, John Heywood ; London, F. Pitman (1868), 8vo. On a probable Exhaustion of our Coal Mines (Royal Institution Proceedings, vol. v, p. 328).
1869. The Substitution of Similars : The True Principle of Reasoning,
Derived from a Modification of Aristotle's Dictum. London,
Macmillan & Co. Letters on the Value of Gold. Economist newspaper, May 8. (Re
printed in the Journal of the Statistical Society of London,
December, vol. XXXII, p. 445). Deductions from Darwin's Theory (Nature, vol. I, p. 231). Mechanical Performances of Logical Inference, Royal Society
(Nature, vol. 1, 343.) On the Work of the Society in Connection with the Questions of the
Day. Inaugural Address read before the Manchester Statistical
Remarks on Mr. Dyer's Papers on the Nature of Wealth (Proceed
ings of Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, vol. VIII, p. 149).
1870. Lectures on Economic Science. Delivered under the Auspices of the
Committee on Labour_and Capital, appointed by the National
Questions and Examples, and a Vocabulary of Logical Terms.
London, Macmillan & Co. On Industrial Partnerships. A Lecture delivered under the Auspices
of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science,
April 5, 1870. London: 1, Adam Street, Adelphi, 12mo, 39 pp. Opening Address of the President of Section F (Economic Science
and Statistics), of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at the Fortieth Meeting, at Liverpool, September, 1870. Report, Transactions of the Sections, pp. 1781-87 (Jour
nal of the Statistical Society of London, vol. XXXIII, pp. 309-326). On the so-called Molecular Movements of Microscopic Particles
(Proc. Lit. and Phil. Manch. vol. ix, p. 78). On the Mechanical Performance of Logical Inference (Philosophical
Transactions, vol. CLX, p. 497). On a General System of Numerically Definite Reasoning (Proceed
ings of Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, vol. ix,
1871. Encke's Comet and supposed Resisting Medium (Manch. Lit. and
Phil. Soc. vol. XI, p. 33). On “Choice and Chance" (in Nature, vol. II, p. 4). On the Natural Laws of Muscular Exertions (ibid. 158). The Theory of Political Economy. London and New York, Mac
millan & Co. 8vo, XVI, 267 pp. The Match Tax: a Problem in Finance. London, 8vo, 66 pp. On the Power of Numerical Discrimination. Nature, vol. III,
pp. 281, 367, 405. Helmholtz on the Axioms of Geometry (Nature, vol. iv, p. 481). Royal Commission to inquire into the several matters relating to
Coal in the United Kingdom. Report and Minutes of Evidence.
London, 1871, folio, 3 vols. Encke's Comet and supposed Resisting Medium (Nature, vol. v,
p. 174). On the Inverse or Inductive Logical Problem (Manch. Lit. and Phil. Soc. Proc. XI, p. 65).
1873. The Use of Hypothesis, Fortnightly Review, vol. xiv. p. 778.
This is described as an extract " from a forthcoming work on Scientific Method."