• The action of Digitalis on the cardiac inhibitory centre 

    Peeler, James Owen (University of Missouri, 1914)
    So long has digitalis been in use as a clinical drug and so long has its action been the subject of experimentation that it would seem that there is little hope of presenting anything new on the subject. Yet so long as ...
  • Alliteration in Horace 

    Rundle, Edith Leota (University of Missouri, 1914)
    Questions that this paper will attempt to answer are: Does Horace show a preference for alliteration of any particular letter or letters? If so, is this due to the fact that a proportionately large number of the words of ...
  • The Celtic legends and their use in the modern Celtic plays and poetry 

    Bell, Mildred Maxwell (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The recovery and opening of the Irish legends is undoubtedly the most important phase of the Irish literary movement. The legends contain the very essence of the Irish genius. These stories of "old, unhappy, far-off things" ...
  • The coefficient of digestion as influenced by the plane of nutrition of the animal 

    Smith, O. C. (Orsino C.) (University of Missouri, 1914)
    A review of the literature reporting digestion experiments shows that but few investigators have studied the problem of digestion from the point of view of the influence of the condition of the animal on its ability to ...
  • A comparison of some methods of estimating radium 

    Bell, Louis Albert (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The quantitative determination of the small amounts of radium present in the atmosphere, spring waters, minerals and rocks involves two steps: (1) The quantitative separation of the radium emanation in a known weight of ...
  • Comparison of the ash of the new-born calf with that of the full-grown steer 

    Connell, William Brock (University of Missouri, 1914)
    These analyses of the mineral constituents of bovine feti are a continuation of the work done by Mr. E. E. Vanatta and Mr. A. G. Hogan on a special investigation by the Agricultural College or the University of Missouri. ...
  • Conditionally convergent vector series 

    McIntire, Harry W. (University of Missouri, 1914)
    In this paper we propose to study the behavior of series of complex numbers, or of vectors in two dimensions; and to generalize this study to the case of vectors in n dimensions. The particular properties to be studied are ...
  • A critical review of the theory of education in Plato's Republic 

    Dalton, Sidna Poage (University of Missouri, 1914)
    Plato, in a sense, outlines two systems of education. He first states and, with a few minor changes, accepts the traditional education of the Greek people. Later he outlines an original system of his own which is to follow ...
  • The effect of digitalis on the cardiac peripheral neuro-muscular complex 

    Boutwell, Lloyd Reuben (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The question of the action on the animal organism of the principles found in the leaves and flowers of Digitalis purpurea has long been one of absorbing interest. A glance at the long list of articles dealing with researches ...
  • The effect of lactation on growth 

    Regan, W. M. (William Michael), 1884-1962 (University of Missouri, 1914)
    There are five uses in general to which a dairy cow may put her feed. It may be used for maintenance, for growth, for the production of milk, for the laying on of fat and for the growth of the foetus. In view of the fact ...
  • The effect of liming an acid soil on the growth of certain legumes 

    Karraker, P. E. (Perry Elmer), 1886- (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The experimental work for this thesis was planned to secure information as to the effect of limestone applied to an acid soil (1) on the growth of legumes, (2) on the activities of tuberclue bacteria, and (3) on the amount ...
  • The efficiency of the farm diary in accounting investigations 

    Foard, W. E. (William Euphrates) (University of Missouri, 1914)
    As stated in the subject, the purpose of this paper is to set forth the efficiency in accounting investigations of the Diary system of keeping Farm records. This system of keeping farm records is known as the farm diary. ...
  • Errors in graphical methods 

    Bruton, Fred David (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The author suggests methods for determining errors in graphical computations and discusses errors in the graphical methods in the infinitesimal calculus.
  • Experiments with silos and silage 

    Magruder, Don G. (University of Missouri, 1914)
    It is claimed that the first silo in the United States was built in Michigan in 1875. However it is only recently that their use has become general. For a long time they were considered of value only to dairymen but ...
  • The history of Bithynia 

    Reed, Letha Cornelia (University of Missouri, 1914)
    If the true test of a culture lies in the men of learning that it produces, Bithynia, though not so fast in development as the other states of a Hellenistic pattern, attained a standard equal to any and deserves a position ...
  • Horace's attitude toward the orientalization of Rome 

    White, Dorrance Stinchfield (University of Missouri, 1914)
    It has ever been the history of empire-development that nations face the West. Babylon, snugly esconced in the fertile Tigro-Euphrates valley, subdued its eastern neighbor, the Elamites, rose to power in wealth and court ...
  • Influence of some external conditions upon infection of hosts with powdery mildews 

    Overholser, E. L. (Earle Long), 1888-1949 (University of Missouri, 1914)
    It has long been observed that one condition or another of the environment is favorable to the perpetuation and spread of fungous diseases. For example, it is very easy to recognize the close relation which exists between ...
  • An investigation of the drying properties of the lead, manganese, and cobalt soaps of tung oil 

    Duncan, Robert Andrew Jr. (University of Missouri, 1914)
    Lead, manganese, and cobalt linoleates are well known "driers" of linseed oil, and the drying properties of oils boiled with litharge and manganese dioxide are thought due, at least in part, to the formation of linoleates ...
  • Life and work of George Caleb Bingham 

    Shapley, Fern Rusk (University of Missouri, 1914)
    Attracted by the artists of the periods of great art activity, we are likely to forget those who have kept the light burning when conditions have been most unfavorable. The wonder is often expressed concerning Bingham that ...
  • More evidence upon the structure of phloroglucinol and some new derivatives 

    Black, Robert Simpson (University of Missouri, 1914)
    From the results of phloroglucinol and its derivatives we conclude that phloroglucinol has a large per cent of the ketone structure as we were able to get reactions with every reagent tried on the diphenyl formamidine ...