Iowa Engineer, Volumes 1-4

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Page 80 - Who draws a line and satisfies his soul, Making it crooked where it should be straight? An idiot with an oyster-shell may draw His lines along the sand, all wavering, Fixing no point or pathway to a point; An idiot one remove may choose his line, Straggle and be content; but God be praised, Antonio Stradivari has an eye That winces at false work and loves the true...
Page 59 - Be strong ! We are not here to play — to dream, to drift, We have hard work to do and loads to lift, Shun not the struggle — face it; 'tis God's gift, Be strong!
Page 7 - The cement shall be considered to have acquired its initial set when the pat will bear, without appreciable indentation, the Gillmore needle ^ in.
Page 121 - ... a monthly report with the governor, of the business of his office and the amount of money received by him and paid into the state treasury.
Page 4 - ... per cent of water by weight shall be made on glass, each pat about 3 inches in diameter and one-half inch thick at the center, tapering thence to a thin edge. The pats are to be kept under a wet cloth until finally set, when one is to be placed in fresh water for twenty-eight days.
Page 62 - Centers are set under such stations, and sights are given by another tool — also called a jigger. This is an extension rod, beyond the upper end of which projects a piece of sheet iron shaped like an isosceles triangle, with the upper and smaller angle cut off so as to form an end one-quarter of an inch broad, and in this end is cut a U-shaped groove.
Page 121 - Any person dissatisfied with the action of any district examiner in refusing or revoking a license may appeal to the chief examiner, who shall investigate the action of said district examiner ; if, upon such investigation, said chief examiner finds that the district examiner was justified...
Page 80 - His lines along the sand, all wavering, Fixing no point or pathway to a point; An idiot one remove may choose his line, Straggle and be content; but God be praised, Antonio Stradivari has an eye That winces at false work, and loves the true, With hand and arm that play upon the tool As willingly as any singing bird Sets him to sing his morning roundelay, Because he likes to sing and likes the song.
Page 4 - ... inch thick at the center, tapering thence to a thin edge. The pats are to be kept under a wet cloth until finally set, when one is to be placed in fresh water for twenty-eight days. The second pat will be placed in water which will be raised to the boiling point for six hours, then allowed to cool. Neither should show distortion or cracks. The boiling test may or may not reject at the option of the engineer officer in charge.
Page 120 - A license, unless revoked, shall at the end of said three years be renewed by an examiner of engineers upon application and without examination, if the application for renewal is made within six months of the expiration of the license.

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