12 MARCH 1904, Page 24

Knowledge, now amalgamated with that excellent publication the Illustrated Scientific

News, and published monthly at sixpence, will, it is hoped, have a new and prosperous lease of life. The March number of the new series, which lies before us, ,contains interesting and well-illustrated articles by such experts as Mr. Lydekker and Miss Agnes Clerke, and a striking photograph, re- produced from the Scientific American, of the "obelisk" of Mont Pelee, that strange tooth-shaped column which arose out of the centre of the crater in October, 1902, reaching eventually a height of 1,000 ft., and ultimately sank down and disappeared into the cone.