Miscellaneous Special Report

Miscellaneous Special Report

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... for experiments, and then give money to the Department for the consolidation and generalization and publication of the result of the experiments throughout the country. Mr. Glenn. I would like to ask another question. Is it meant by that resolution that the Commissioner shall have the bureau and arrange with the different experiment stations as to what particular class of experiments each one should make? I understood from a member of the committee that this resolution covered all that, and that arrangements should be made here for the co operation of these different experiment stations. We ought to have some system among our experiment stations so that the work might be divided up as a scientific association in England divides its work. Does that resolution contemplate leaving it to the bureau to make these arrangements? Mr. Atherton. At the suggestion of the chairman of the committee 1 would state that that point was under consideration before the committee. It was definitely decided not to include it in the resolution for this reason: While the committee recognize that it was the second necessary step, they felt the first thing was to indorse the idea of a bureau, and co operation with it, on the part of the colleges, and it was thought best not to encumber the resolution with any provision. Mr. Glenn. I recognize the importance of that. It is a most important matter that we are arranging for. I do not care to make a speech, but I would like to press the first matter and have something said about the other. Mr. Riley. I presume there is no question as to the advisability of passing these resolutions; but the question in my mind is, and perhaps it has occurred to others, whether anything feasible and practicable will grow out of the passage...show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123661982X
  • 9781236619822