Science: Diggers

Enthusiastic men roaming the earth by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds, probing for remains of vanished animals, men and civilizations. . . . Scholarly men poring over clues in the quiet of their libraries, piecing together forgotten pages of the world's history. . . . Hopeful men searching by air for signs of lost glories. . . . Diggers all, builders all of the never-finished bridge between past and present. Prime news of diggers since the first of the year:

Panama. Not until this year did Dr. Samuel Kirkland Lothrop reveal the...

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