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Sir Napier
Napier, Sir Charles James, English Sol Dier And Administrator: B. London, 10 Aug. 1782; D. Oaklands, Near Portsmouth, Hamp Shire, 29 Aug. 1853. He Entered The Army As Ensign In His 12th Year And Within Four Months Was Gazetted Lieutenant. Having Become Cap Tain In 1803, He Accompanied His Regiment ...

Systems Of Mining
Systems Of Mining. There Are Two Classes Of Mines, Namely: (a) Open-pit Mines, Which Are Operated With Or Without Steam Shovels, And (b) Underground Mines, Which Are Entered By A Shaft, Drift, Entry Or Slope, And In Which The Mining Is Done Under Cover Of Rock. This Class Of Mines ...

Theory
Theory Or Corpuscular Theory). There Is Much Evidence, Already, To Indicate That The "affinity" That Chemical Substances Have For One Another Is Of An Electrical Character; And When The Physicist Has Arrived At A More Definite Knowledge Of The Ultimate Nature Of Electricity, It Is Possible (and Even Probable) That ...

University Of
University Of). Closely Associated With It Are The University Library With 600,000 Volumes And 2,500 Manuscripts, Together With 3,000 Incunab Ula; The Collegium Georgianum (1494), A Priests' Seminary; The Maximilianeum (1852), Etc. There Is Also A High School Of Technology And Numerous Other High Class Institutions For Educational Purposes. The ...

Viscount John Morley Morley
Morley Of Blackburn, Viscount (john Morley), English Author And Statesman: B. Blackburn, Lancashire, 24 Dec. 1838. His Father, A Surgeon Of Good Professional Repute, Was A Yorkshireman, And His Mother A North Umbrian. He Was Straitly Reared: Uthe Rigors Of Sabbatical Observance Forced On Us A Literary Diet That Neither ...

W Morgantown
Morgantown, W. Va., City, County Seat Of Monongalia County, Near The Northern Boundary Of The State, On The Monongahela River Which Is Navigable Throughout The Year, And On The Baltimore And Ohio, The Monon Gahela River Railroad And The Morgantown And Kingwood Railroad, 100 Miles South Of Pittsburgh. Electric Trolley ...