Science: Mine & Metal Engineers

The American Institute of Mining & Metallurgical Engineers is enjoying vicarious profit from the oncoming U. S. Presidency of Mining Engineer Herbert Clark Hoover. He was, in 1920, president of the Institute.

Mr. Hoover recently declared that engineers could transform the national thought in 20 years.

That became the text of a fervid speech by Dr. George Otis Smith, retiring president of the Institute at its annual meeting in Manhattan last week. Cried Dr. Smith, who is also director of the U. S. Geological Survey: "It is the engineer who has given to...

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