Noveillber 1, 190fJ. Ohio University Libraries, E. W. Scripps Papers, MSS 117, Series 4, http:// media. library. ohiou. edu/ scripps
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April 1st to Dec. 1st, West Chester, Butler Co., Ohio FILE ~/ fo350
Dec. 1st to April1st, Miramar, San Diego Co., California
IIA PROBLEM IN EUGENICS"
Human animals, like ell other animals, are conservative. lile speCIes
as a whole alters not its color or fOmI or shape or apti tudes save at
rare and distant intervals. An eminent and c~ pable scientist has reckoned
that the human fonn has [. Jeen so persi stent - to type that not in all the
ages, hi storie and l) rehistoric, from the time vvhen exi sted) hundreds. of
thousands of years ~ o or millions of years ago, in living fOnTI, the illffil
whose fossil or skeleton remains ~ 8ft have been found in the dee. D.. est " Dast ~
geological Eltse rOallled. the~ earll1, there has not been one cell added or
taken away from that millioned mass of nervous ganglia called the l) rain.
Not only have fOTIa and feature and tissue remained unchanged, but
all those mental attributes or forces I or whatever they may be called that
govern the actions of the indi vidual human u.. fli t, have retaained practically
Man, the mightiest of all living things, is himself divided and set
apart from the brute b~ r characteristics infinitesimal in number as
c0ilIJ. Jared with the great mass of things elemental biological.