Science: In New England

New England's earthquake series, which she has been experiencing in mild instalments since September, 1924, was continued last week. Dean Kirtley F. Mather of the Harvard Observatory had predicted that the Merrimac Valley would be the region next disturbed, and sure enough, crockery fell, a crumbling chimney crashed, canned goods toppled from shelves in the general store at Ossipee, N. H., and court was suspended for five minutes. In neighboring towns folk ran to the streets to hear their old hills rumble. Then, the granite of New England being no more emotional than the people who dwell upon it, ....

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