An article in praise of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, which he claims has done more for its members than any other labor union, is contributed by C. F. Carter to the Century Magazine. It seems that the Brotherhood has adopted the Golden Rule as its fundamental principle.
DELAYED by a train of accidents, a big contractor faced forfeiture of his bond on a city tunnel costing millions of dollars. He had exhausted his ingenuity and his resources to comply with the terms of his contract, but had failed. Because public opinion had been condemning concessions on other jobs on flimsy grounds, the authorities refused to extend the time allowed for completing the work.By Walter Dill Scott18 min
When Dr. James Hector was exploring the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia, he happened to pass too near to the heels of an ill-tempered cayuse. The animal, probably not realizing the future significance of his action, kicked the explorer with such vehemence as to break three of his ribs and apparently kill him.
A serious article on the prevalence of disease and decay in teeth, with all its attendant ills, appears in Pearson's Magazine, from the pen of J. J. McCarthy, M.D. It makes the reader sit up and think, and, if it serves to direct greater attention to this matter, it will be doing a good service.
That the human body manufactures energy as it is required, is the theory of Dr. Newton, who contributes to the Forum an interesting article on this subject. Taking Weston's famous walk from San Francisco to New York in 105 days, as his text, he asks, whether the walker is a unique person or has he done something which others might do equally well.
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