The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 7, July 1903 - April, 1904 Page: 171
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Book Reviews and Notices. 171
"First. To contribute to what is already known of the habits of
the poisonous snakes of Texas.
"Second. To register a plea for the protection of the useful and
"Third. To provoke investigation into the habits of all snakes
that a true and correct knowledge of their usefulness or danger
to mankind may be known."
A Contribution to a Knowledge of the Coleopterous Fauna of the
Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas and Tamaulipas, with Biologi-
cal Notes and Special Reference to Geographical Distribution is a
paper by Mr. C. H. T. Townsend. In it the distribution of 522
species of Coleoptera is recorded.
Dr. H. Y. Benedict of the University contributes a pedagogical
essay on An Ideal History of Experiments on the Regular Penta-
gon. The paper describes the new methods that are coming to pre-
vail in the teaching of mathematics, and enters a plea for the
more extended use of experimental geometry.
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Texas State Historical Association. The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 7, July 1903 - April, 1904, periodical, 1904; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101030/m1/175/: accessed August 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.