MISS ALLEN asked the children to bring to school everything in which they thought they might find lime. She told them she would show them how to prove whether they were right or wrong.
I wish you could have seen the many things that were placed on her desk the next morning.
Some brought many different kinds of shells; others the hard pieces found in the bottom of the teakettle.
Fred was anxious to try his pieces of coral, petrified wood, and moss.
James brought some of his agates and a piece of granite.
When Leo came to school, he passed a lot where men were building two new houses. He stopped, thinking he might find something there.
The men were building the cellar of one of the houses of a grayish blue stone. He took a piece of this. In the street, the men were mixing mortar to hold these stones together. Watching them,