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    We regret to see announcements of the following deaths:—Prof. Arthur Mayer, formerly director of the Botanic Garden at Marburg, at the age of seventy-two years; Dr. William Kellner, formerly chemist to the War Department, aged eighty-two; on September 25, Prof. J. P. Kuenen, of the University of Leyden, aged fifty-five; on September 27, Mr. C. Michie Smith, late director of the Kodaikanal and Madras Observatories; and on September 28, Major-General James Waterhouse, from 1866 to 1897 Assistant Surveyor-General in charge of photographic operations in the Surveyor General's Office, Calcutta, at the age of eighty years.

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