Science: At Manhattan

Last week Manhattanites buzzed about a booming market, bustled for baseball tickets, queued up before movie palaces, applauded Smith on the Vitaphone.

Few noted a staid though flag-bedecked building on East 41st Street. Of what importance could it be? Where were crowds, vociferous fanfare? Yet inside were 140 Englishmen, 200 Americans carefully explaining what they had scientifically done for industry. They made up the Society of Chemical Industry. Their meeting was the first held in the U. S. since the War.

Eternal cycle. Among those whose minds were groping for the heart of...

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