Nebraska "Loses Man."
Tha Nebraska "Loess Man.", The most recent, of all these finds.-the finds.-the finds.-the Nebraska "loess man,"-: man,"-: man,"-: unearthed -wlth -wlth other skeletons .from mounds by R- R- F. Gilder. Frof. E. Barbour, of the.Uni-verslty the.Uni-verslty the.Uni-verslty of Nebraska, and others, , last year.. Is perhaps of greatest present; Interest. Interest. - - It : has been discussed In print by some of the leading men of science In the country. The most significant bones lay deep down in the mounns - oeiow otners above them. An exhaustive examination of them, however, has led (to the conclusion conclusion that irthe present knowledge concerning concerning the specimens la impartially considered, considered, it Is apparent that the theory of a more than recent geological origin of any of them meets with various objections, objections, while on the other hand no Insurmountable Insurmountable obBtacle appears In connection with the aasumption that all are comparatively comparatively recent. - . . Kiirrowinz- Kiirrowinz- animals mlitht well have car ried bones through their tunnels to deeper deeper levels; there are. marks of rua wing; on some of the deep bones, and they are just like bones at htifher levels as far as discoloratlons. consistency and markiiwrs go; some of the deeper bones have been scratched by some sort of knife, .and similar similar scratches are on recent bones In th same mounds; skulls of low forehead and pronounced ridKes like one of these occur occur occasionally among modern Indians; in fact, there is little to support a classification classification of the bones found In the ancient soil apart from many others found near the surface. , In. connection with theae investigations Dr. Hrdlicka has recently completed extensive extensive studies of a . lares . number of skulls In the collection of the , United Mates National Museum. Amonr other things these studies l ave .established the fact that-no-(Treat that-no-(Treat that-no-(Treat that-no-(Treat that-no-(Treat rehanoe can be placed upon a low sloping fon-head fon-head fon-head and prominent prominent rldxes in determining the degree of development or the antiquity of skulls. '