THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE HALL, MARKED IN LARGE GOLDEN LETTERS, “DER MENSCH” AT THE INTERNATIONALE HYGIENE-AUSSTELLUNG
DR. HENRY G. BEYER
THE “Internationale Hygiene Ausstellung, Dresden, 1911,” has by this time closed its doors and passed into history. It was one of those rare and remarkable creations of the human mind that will absolutely refuse to die. The exposition itself was only the opening scene in a performance which had its beginning in the month of May and ended with a climax in the month of October, when the curtain dropped.
THE VALUE OF NON-INSTRUMENTAL WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
PROFESSOR ROBERT DEC. WARD
MUCH emphasis has been laid—and rightly—upon the necessity, in climatological studies, of systematic observations, carefully checked, punctually recorded and extending throughout many years, of properly exposed standard meteorological instruments.
AFEW simple precautions in rearing our children would redound to the development of the race in quite unexpected ways. The writings of Bogue and others have proved that the small jaws and irregular teeth of Americans are due to the simple fact that the teeth and jaw bones have never been developed by chewing hard foods as nature intended us to do.
IN a letter to the governors of the states, at the close of the revolutionary war, Washington fervently prayed for four things, which he humbly conceived as not only essential, but actually vital, to the existence of the United States as an independent power.
IT is now nearly sixty years since the modern history of Japan began. The arrival of Commodore Perry at Kurihama, the downfall of the Shogun and the restoration of the Mikado mark the point of transition from feudal Japan to the Japan of to-day.
SOME INTERESTING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MODERN ENGLISH LANGUAGE
ALEXANDER FRANCIS CHAMBERLAIN
MODERN English possesses not a few characteristics of great interest from a psychological as well as from a merely philological point of view. This is especially true, if one considers the possible culmination of our mother-tongue as the world-language.
IN his account of the Old Academy of Science M. Maury expresses the opinion that the history of the development of science in connection with the Old Academy of Science should be read and studied as a chapter in the development of mind, a chapter as important and as interesting as any chapter in the political history of the century.
EFFECT OF DEPRECIATION OF SILVER ON GOLD MINING, 1875-1890
PERIOD FROM 1890-1911
PRESENT DISTRIBUTION OF GOLD MINING IN THE UNITED STATES
EVENTS INFLUENCING GOLD DISCOVERIES IN THE UNITED STATES
PRODUCTION OF GOLD IN THE UNITED STATES6
FUTURE OF GOLD MINING IN THE UNITED STATES
PROFESSOR R. A. F. PENROSE
GOLD was known by the Indians to exist in the United States long before the white people discovered it, but unlike the Indians of Mexico, the more northern natives did not make elaborate use of it, and it did not seriously attract the attention of the settlers until shortly before the beginning of the nineteenth century.
THERE are now being completed in New York City two groups of tenement buildings, which without doubt embody more real improvements in tenement house construction than have ever before been seen in any one structure. Both groups are on East 77th Street near the East River.
NO great group of plants seems to have left so continuous and full a record of itself, through so long a stretch of time, as have the Gymnosperms. Further work may uncover equally extensive records of certain other vascular groups, but our knowledge of the history of Gymnosperms is at present more complete than that of any other group of plants.
THE WASHINGTON MEETING OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE
NEW UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS
THE American Association for the Advancement of Science and the societies affiliated with it held an unusually successful meeting in Washington during Christmas week. This, the sixty-third meeting of the association, was the largest in its history, the registration of its members being 1,306.