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THE WORLD TO-DAY
A Monthly Encyclopedic Record of Progress
CONTAINING THE LATEST INFORMATION
PREPARED BY A NATIONAL STAFF OF CONTRIBUTORS
A NEW IDEA-What is said of it
“THE OUTLOOK," New York: “We commend the idea, and we commend also
the thoroughness and care with which the articles have been prepared." “THE STANDARD," Chicago: “We do not see how any wide-awake person can
get along without it.” “THE INDEPENDENT," New York: "The idea of this magazine is a good one
and we look to see it fill a long felt want." "THE FOURTH ESTATE,” New York: "A single glance through its pages is
sufficient to demonstrate its usefulness to all who are interested in
important happenings,” “THE TRIBUNE," Chicago: "This publication is becoming of greater value
every month." “THE AMERICAN," Nashville: "A publication which no man of affairs can get along without
The work is not issued in haphazard fashion, but every detail shows the most painstaking attention.
The mechanical work is a marvel of taste and care, and the fine paper and clear type used make it a delight to the eye.”
LOOKING UP THE MALL TOWARD THE CAPITOL FROM THE MONUMENT GARDEN, DRAWN BY CHARLES GRAHAM FROM THE PLANS
ON THE WASHINGTON COMMISSION. (A SAMPLE ILLUSTRATIox.)
FOR EVERYTHING NEW CONSULT
THE ONLY PUBLICATION KEEPINO PACE WITH THE WORLD'S PROGRESS
A NEW IDEA EMBODYING THE VERY SPIRIT
OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
The World To-Day is a monthly publication containing the very latest information in every department of human progress.
History, Politics, Science, Industry, Literature, Art, Education, Philosophy and Religion are a few of the departments treated regularly by specialists.
Nothing Like It, The daily record of current events appears in the leading newspapers of the large cities. The metropolitan daily is a mirror of the world, and it renders the reading public an indispensable service. and the monthly also have their place. With their reports of recent occurrences they give a more or less complete history of what is going on in the world. The bi-monthly and quarterly reviews furnish condensed chronicles of passing evenis, with articles on special topics of interest only to a limited circle of readers. Some of the reviews afford glimpses of home and foreign affairs, with brief notes on science, art and literature.
Their outlook is necessarily circumscribed, for each has a limited field to cover. The province of a scientific journal is not politics
, and the religious paper can give only incidental attention to public questions. The range of no periodical can be universal.
As a result of this multiplication of papers and magazines, it is impossible for the busy man to keep track of human advancement.
In the Middle Ages an intellectual giant like Dante could master the learning of his time, but now scholars must specialize.
Business and professional men, too, find it necessary to confine themselves to a particular line of work. While the successful man of to-day must know one thing thoroughly, he must have ready access to knowledge on a vast variety of subjects.
Handy works of reference are indispensable, not only to the teacher, the clergyman and the lawyer, but to the financier and the farmer.
Compilations of facts are the tools of every thinking man.
The ancients got along with few books and no periodicals. The time has come when every citizen ought to keep in touch with public affairs.
AMONG THE MANY SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS ARE
RUSSELL STURGIS, A.M., Ph.D.
Curator Field Columbian Musiem, Chicago.
Vice-President Egypt Exploration Fund, Boston.
Professor of Political Economy and Social Science, Boston Üriversity.
ECONOMICS (Municipal Questions)
ECONOMICS (Resources and Industries)
ECONOMICS (Resources and Industries)
GEOLOGY (Fossil Plants)
RELIGION Ex-Pres. 11. Wesleyan University.
SOCIOLOGY Professor of Sociology, Cornell University:
ZOOLOGY Professor of Zoology, University of Michigan.
ZOOLOGY Author of "introduction to the Study of zoology," etc.'
SAMUEL FALLOWS, D.D., LL.D.
N. A. HARVEY