Science: Chemists

It is 52 years since 74 U. S. chemists journeyed into Pennsylvania to do reverence at the grave of Joseph Priestley, discoverer of oxygen, and to found there the American Chemical Society. Next week chemists from the world over will join their U. S. hosts at the Priestley grave, then go to Philadelphia for a Golden Jubilee convention of the Society in the engineering halls of the University of Pennsylvania.

Already, last week, the chemistry world was astir with impending events. Delegations from nine European countries, from Japan and South America, poured...

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