A dheovciT which ís expected to throw some light on prehistorie times in tíermany, has been made near Andernach, 011 tíie Khine . Remains of prehistorie animáis have been fonnd in a pnmiee-stone pit, and Professor Schaaffh&uflen, of Bonn, has investiated the spot jlosely. A lava stream unilerlying the pumice stone was laidbare, showing a width of only two metí es. The crevico betvveen the bloeks of lava were filled with pumice stone to a depth of one-half to onc metre; below this, howevet, thero wan pure loam aud cíay, and iu this wcro found numerous animal bones, apparently broken by man as well as many stone implements. It is supposed that there was a settlement there, of whïeli the food remains fell into the lava crevices before the whole was covered with pumico stone.