St. Nicholas Volume 11, PT. 2

St. Nicholas Volume 11, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...cocoons awaiting transformation, and a large white grub in a clay ball. Great eagerness to learn pervades this little Chapter.--C. Woodward Hutson. 246. Bethlehem, Pa.--Our collection of woods contains a majority of all that grow here. Our department of bird-skins is grow1ng rapidly. Our minerals are fine, not very large, but all good specimens. We have collected 147 specimens of insects during the year. At an entertainment we realized a net profit of $14.00.--Geo. G. Grider. 261. E. Boston.--Please change the name of our Secretary to Miss Ruth A. Odiorne, 118 Lexington St. 135. Jackson, Mich.--We now have sixteen members, and all are very much interested. We have been obliged to change our Secretary to Mr. James Bennett, 306 First St 537. Mansfield, O.--The class from the High School visited our museum recently, and expressed a strong des1re to enter the lists and become practical workers, which convinced us that even we could be of some benefit. We will offer to the Chapter sending us the largest and best collection of co1eoptera or lepidoptera by November 1st, a beautiful specimen of native silver from Chihuahua. We respectfully solic1t correspondence, with a view to exchange, from all working Chapters.--E. Wilkinson, Sec. 532. Lewickley, Pa.--At every meeting we have at least three essays, and the best one is placed in the scrap-book.--M. A. Chr1sty, Sec. 413. Denver, Col.--At our last meeting we had an essay on Audubon's Warbler, skins of both sexes be1ng shown to illustrate the paper, also on Herring Gull, and Great Northern Shrike (specimens shown), the Burrowing Owl, and Bullock's Oriole. One of our number prepared over one hundred bird-skin while in the Rocky Mountains this summer, some of which are very rare here, among them the...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236806387
  • 9781236806383