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THE PROGRESS OF SCIENCE.

tact with the wider public, the congress passing almost unnoticed, except by those immediately concerned.

But it may seem ungracious to call attention to what was not done when so much was in fact accomplished, The congress was worth many fold the efforts and the money that it cost. For the first time in the history of the world the attempt was made to bring together the leaders in all departments of science, scholarship and the arts. The large plan will ultimately emerge from the mass of details and will be a landmark in the history of civilization.

 

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Palace of Mines and Metallurgy.