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Page 423 - An act to prohibit intoxicating beverages, and to regulate the manufacture, production, use, and sale of high-proof spirits for other than beverage purposes, and to insure an ample supply of alcohol and promote its use in scientific research and in the development of fuel, dye, and other lawful industries...
Page 222 - In that zone of celestial space where stars are excessively abundant, nebulae are rare ; while in the two opposite celestial spaces that are furthest removed from this zone, nebulae are abundant. Scarcely any nebulae lie near the galactic circle (or plane of the Milky Way) ; and the great mass of them lie round the galactic poles. Can this also be mere coincidence ? When to the fact that the general mass of nebulae are antithetical in position to the general mass of stars...
Page 609 - Alcohol may be withdrawn, under regulations, from any industrial plant or bonded warehouse tax free by the United States or any governmental agency thereof, or by the several States and Territories or any municipal subdivision thereof or by the District of Columbia.
Page 12 - Suelen de costumbre sembrar para cada casado con su muger medida de cccc pies, lo qual llaman humvinic medida con vara de xx pies, xx en ancho y xx en largo.
Page 389 - That on and after the day following the passage of this Act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this Act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all articles when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila...
Page 391 - RESOLVED, by the American Federation of Labor in convention assembled, that a broad program of scientific and technical research is of major importance to the national welfare and should be fostered in every way by the federal government, and that the activities of the government itself in such research should be adequately and generously supported in order that the work may be greatly strengthened and extended; and the Secretary of the Federation is instructed to transmit copies of this resolution...
Page 391 - Federation resolution urges that "a broad program of scientific and technical research is of major importance to the national welfare." Good! Now that everybody is agreed, how was it possible that for so long a time this belief was held by so few, and these composed almost entirely of men of science? The question, therefore, is squarely before the country, and the urgency of it thoroughly appreciated by those who have the most to...
Page 80 - ... The color of inorganic compounds," reviewed under No. 6.) An improved form of the periodic table, showing the relations of the eighth and rare-earth groups to the rest of the periodic system, is presented. (17) Temperature uniformity in an electric furnace. John B. Ferguson. Phys. Rev., 12, 81-94 (1918). The problem of temperature uniformity in an electric furnace is intimately connected with almost all investigations carried on at high temperatures. For this reason it has generally been considered...
Page 390 - WHEREAS, scientific research and the technical application of results of research form a fundamental basis upon which the development of our industries, manufacturing, agriculture, mining and others must rest; and WHEREAS, the productivity of industry is greatly increased by the technical application of the results of scientific research in physics, chemistry, biology and geology, in engineering and agriculture, and in the related sciences; and the health and well-being not only of the workers but...