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THE PROGRESS OF SCIENCE.

THE PROGRESS OF SCIENCE.

THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ARTS AND SCIENCE.

This number of The Popular Science Monthly is given to the St. Louis Congress of Arts and Science, which is certainly an event in the history of science deserving special commemoration.

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Festival Hall, in which the Opening Exercises of the International Congress of Arts and Science were held.

Never before in the world have there come together a group of scholars whose average performance is so great, and it is a matter for legimate national pride that this assemblage should have gathered in the United States. The objects of the congress were described by Professor Newcomb, the president, in the September issue of the Monthly, and there is given above