ILLUSTRATIONS A Accumulators, hydraulic......... 86 lEchmeas (plants)................. 151 Aerial machine, Ayres........... 291 Aeroplane, Goupils............. 22 Air ships, navigable............... 99 Alarm, burglar, new.............. 66 Alarm, boiler, new .............. 390 Alaska, rudder of.....177, 201, 216, 232 Anchor, Pettes................... 242 Anchor stake, Clays ............. 82 r Auger.post dole.................. 82 B Back band. McHughs............ 36 Back for piano stools............. 228 BacK-washing machine.......... 131 Bug rack, new..................... 2 Bating press, Brashers........... 338 Balloon. Petersens........... .. 99 Battery, cheap.................... 230 Bearing, friction roller........... 1:1 Bed bottom, spring. .............370 Bee swarmerandniver..........365 Bell for locomotives.............. as Belt fastener, Herrlck s.........325 Belt fastener, Kells.............. 66 Bevel gear cutter.................. 371 Billiard marker, Jenkins........ 50 Bird spider......................... 247 Boileralarm, new................. 390 Boiler cleaner, Galloways........ 291 Boiler cleaner, Van Duzens.....34:2 Boiler,, explosion, Cincinnati ... 18:) Bolter explosion. Franklin.,..... 327 Boilerlard, explosion of... ... 166 Boiler of .Stiletto...........x.....406 Bntfcle washer, mechanical......326 Brake shoe, Pitards .............386 Brake. vehicle, Scotts........... 35 Bridge abutment, repair of....... 15 Bridge, Attock.................... 79 Bridge,Forth...............207 278 Bridge, movable floor............ 47 Bridge over the Dnieper..........J47 Bridge over the Ouse............ 8 Bridge over Sc. Lawrence........ 335 Buckle, trace, new............... 115 .. Burglar alarm,new............. 6ti Burner, gas. Places..............211 Butter tub. McAdams............ 66 Button, collar or sleeve.......... 180 Button hook holder..............356 c Caissons of Forth bridge......... 207 Calipers and dividers............. 226 Camel service, Egyptian......... 167 Camera, hat as a................. 227 Camera, portable................. 291 Cans,sealer.testmg..............210 Carcoupler, Denneys............354 Car coupler, Hampls............. 386 Carcoupler, McKeens............ 178 Car coupler, Mullers .........194 Car coupler, Nicholas............242 Carcoupler, Ryes................. 210 Carcoupler. van Dorstons.. .163 Car coupling, Sanders........... 83 Car-fare box, now................132 Car replacer Jones...........l&J Car sk id, Rowes.................. 18 Carwbeel,self-oiling..............370 Carpet stretcher, new.............306 Carriage, baby....................ISO Century plant....................407 Chair, foiaing, new................290 Chair, offlce,sliding............... 372 Chase, printers. Brills........... 115 Chime whistle, Einigs............ 116 egar cutter and match box.....il Hp, spring, Maynards........... 50 Clutch, friction, Bartrons....... 178 Clutch, friction, Simpsons....... 4 Cocks, gas,attachment........... 86 Cogwheels, new arrangement____159 Colors, harmony of...............387 Column, Sun....................... 230 Collarbutton, Walls..............180 College. workingmans .......... 5 Comet, Enckes.................... 53 e a Cooking utensils, cover..........212 o. Cornice gutter, Newtons ...... 354 Cotton picker, improved.........287 Coupler, safety, McKeens.......178 Course-reading attachment.....307 Cow, Jersey........................ 230 Crane.habits of...................2f3 Crane, locomotive................ 127 Crankpins, oiler for.............274 Cuff fastener, Fays.. ..........180 Cut-off for cistern................ 18 Cut-off, automatic............... 180 Cutter Genesta....................383 Cyclostyle, the.....................308 D Dead center device..............374 Desk and seat, school............ 402 Dtecter, water-level ........338 Dish washer.mechanical.........326 Disinfecter, automatic...........90 Dividers and calipers............. 226 Door holder, Callaways..........341 Door opener, Worrys .......... 210 a . . Draw-bar, Jones................. 18 Drawbridge gate, Menzes........S2i Dredger, improved................ 54 a Drilling machines............ 278, 279 Bust cover, Hamiltons........... 4 E Ear drum, artificial................ 195 ds Electric gun sight................. 4M Electric machine, great..........150 Electrical experiments...........150 Electro-magnet, Curries......... 83 Electro-magnetic locomotive.... 134 Elephanr:Durfort................295 Elevating apparatus............. l:n Engine, bogie, 4-coupled........ 166 Engine, gas, McDonoughs......310 Engine governor, Perrines...... 191 Engine, Mather s.................. 342 JSngine of Stiletto............... 406 Engine, safety, Davey........... 115 Engine, Taylor................... SS9 Engine, traction, Pages.......... 390 Engines of ram Etna............ 175 E nglnes, pumping----- .......... 271 Escapement, pendulum.......... 824 Etna, ram, engines of............ 175 Etruria, steamship............... 310 Evaporator, Williams............ 248 Explosion, boiler, Cincinnati____ 183 i ExDOsition, NewOrieans. 223,239, 271 1 Eyelet, binding.................... 82 F Fan, automatic.................... 322 Fence,barbed wire............... 194 Fence, Ginthers................. 34 Fence post, sectional......... 162 Fence, wire, tool for............. 306 Filter, Deardens................ 838 Fire escape, Bones.......... ... . 83 i ht . Flreplace,Jonesr................ 386 Fish trap and bucket.............. 290 Fishways on the Sire............. 135 Flowerpot holder................ 2.8 Flying machine, new........ 22, 374 Fowl coop, Goddards ........... 242 Friction clutch. Barton s........ 178 Fruitdrier, Williams............ 243 Frying pan, Bocks .............. 146 Fuel, artificial...................... 68 Fu\lgus, remarkable............ 99 . G Gallery of Paleontology, Paris. . 295 Gas burner, Brownes............. 178 Gas burner, Pences............. 211 Gas cockattachments............ 386 Gas engine, McDonoughs....... :nO Gate, drawbridge, new........32 Gauges, pressure................ 6 Genesta, cutter ................. 383 Governor, engine,Perrines...... 194: Governor,. Taylor.................339 Grain drier and cooler............ 211 Griftcable, railway............... 306 Guard and weeder................. 67 Gun sight, electric.............. 402 Gutter, cornice, Newtons......354 H Hammer, power, Vulcan........ 275 Hammer, steam, Bells........... 323 Harrow, improved............... 98 Harrow, Patchs ................. 371 Hat as a camera .................. 227 Hat hoder, Haubners_____....... 52 Heatdi8tributer,iiunts......... 276 Hobby horse, Spitznass ......... 292 Horaeshoe, Pryors................ 51 Hydraulic machinery............. 223 Hypnoscope........................ 88 I Ice conveyer, Congers.........274 Ice creepers, Lairds............. 356 Ice planer, smiths .............. 85 Imperieuse, H. M S............... 351 Injector, Unique.................. 338 Ii. , a n .. Knives, table, Coxs............ 356 L Lamp extinguisher.............148 Lard boiler, explosion of......... 166 Larynx, photographing........... 179 Latn.Morisons.................. 162 Leaping, art of................... 343 Level, spirit, Grams............ 98 Level, spirit, Tylers.............. 67 Levehnglnstrnment............ 4 Liberty, statue of...........367, 875 Life, fight for...................... 23 c Light.electric standard..........261 Lock, seal, Reeves............. 210 Lock, seat, Mai boons............ 50 Lock, sash bolt ...................258 . Locomotive bell, steam.......... 38 Locomotive, bogie.............16J Locomotive, electro-magnetic. 184 Locomotive for wire rope road. .. 8 Locomotive, passenger...........303 Locomotion, study of.............183 Loom.hand, Eu genie.........215 Loom, hand, Penelope............ 215 Microscope, new.................178 Mine railway......................258 Miter box. Powell s...............114 Monkey. whlte.nosed............ 359 Motor hydraulic ................ 87 Mouse, deer, nest of.............. 9 Navies of antiquity, study....... 39 Needle plant________...............407 New Orleans Exposition.......... 271 Nutlock, Campbelrs..............130 o Occupations, census of...........258 Oiler for crank pins................274 Oiler. pulley, new...............212 Oils, apparatus to clean...........294 Optometer, Bertelings.......... 246 P Paleontology. Gallery of, Paris . . 295 Paper. manufacture.............. 1 Pearl fishing.......................199 i Peas, machine for shelling.......35 j Pendulum escapement..........824 Penholder, Arnolds............. 4 Photo-sensitometric apparatus. 6 Photographic camera, portable .. 294 Photography of the larynx....... 179 Photometer, registering......... 399 Piano, improved................. 408 Piano stool back............ 228 Pipe wrench, Morisons.......... 34 Pitman for sewing machines____42 Planchette........................247 Plant, century..................: 407 Plant protector, Browns......... 116 Planter potato andtree.......... 274 Plow, Cleveland.................. 839 Pneumatic system, W. Union..... 5 Pocket and cap, Millers......... 27 Post. fence, sectional.............162 Post hole auger.................... 82 Potatophm ter,Hanwes.......... 274 Press, baling, Brashers........... 338 Press, stiles7....................... 31 Pressing machine................ 63 ats, Bot s Pulley oiler, new..................212 Pulverizer, pneumatic..........163 Pump, double plunger............ 275 Pump, quadruple_____ ............ 68 Pumpingenglnes, Lameters..... 271 n Pushbutton for bells.............404 Pyronaphtha....................... 4 Q Quinquereme, Roman............ 39 R Back for bags....................328 Rack for notions...................356 Ram Etna, engines of............ 175 Rail fastening, new.......,......: 34 Rail mill engine................ .. 102 Railroad signal...................307 Railroad ticket holder ......... 130 Railroad tie, metallic ........... 822 c ailway, cable.Philadelphia ... Ill Railway, mine....................25 Railway tie. metallic.............8M Railway, wire rope, Superga.... 8 Refrigerator, Heintzs............ 163 Regenerator, Hulmes...........114 Relay, Phelps................... 119 Restaurants, machines for_____ 326 Revolution counter, simple...... 70 Rhododendron, new ............ 55 Rowing apparatus, Doschers — 259 Rudder, broken, Alaskas....... 143 Judder of Alaska, repair of.. 177 Rudder of the Alaska.....201,216, 232 S Safety-valve, new..............18, 39 3ash cord fastener............... 806 Sash bolt lock..................... 258 3aw, scroll, House................ 162 Saw swage, Youngs............... 162 Saw table, new.................243 3aw tooth, insertible............. 371 Schools, trade. New York........ 191 densitometer screen............262 Sewing machine, hat-lining...... 198 Shaft, revolutions of............ 70 S at support..................... 84 Shaft tugs. Bocks................. 146 Shears, power..................358 Shearing machine, hydraulic— 198 Ships, air, navigable.............. 99 Ships, war, British, new.......... 351 Shipping case.....-................ 130 Shirt bosom, Lees............. 68 Shoe, brake, Pitards............386 Shovel, snow, mammoth........ 323 Shutter worker, Browns......... J Sicily, map of...................... 39 Signal, railroad.................. 307 Signal railway crossing.......... 51 3iphon, experiments with....... 166 Skid, car, Rowes................. 18 iled, Baums.....................258 leevebutton. Walls............. 180 Snow shovel, mammoth.........323 oap bubble experiments......... 391 Spider, bird....................... 247 Spring bed bottom................ 370 Spring clip, Maynards........... 50 Spring, door, Clarks.............. 34 Statue, heTOic.casttng........ 255 f Stanley, HenryM................. 19 iteam engine, portable........... .142 Steam engine, traction........390 Steam hammer, Bells............323 Steamship Etruria ................ 310 iteam wheel. Powers............211 stiletto, engine of...............406 3tiletto, yacht..................... 383 i Stove, Williamsons.............. 248 Stoves and ranges, top for .. .... 248 Stoves, oil. heat distributerfor .. 276 3uction-fltting, new.............. 184 Sun, artificial .................. 230 Swage.saw, Youngs.............162 3yncope, treatment.............. 24 T rable, drop leaf, Johnstons.....370 rampingmachine................. 402 rarpon fishing...............3:17 reiegraph apparatus, car.........119 Telegraphingfrom cars........118 l2 Thermometers, Richards........ 86 rhermophote.the...............399 rhill holder, Watts..............226 Hcket holder, Gilleys......... 130 rie, railroad. metallic.......92,354 He, railway, Van Ormans........ 242 rimber framing machine......... 56 rire tightener, Rodes............ 194 rool grinder, Stiles............... 81 rongs Maynards............... 50 Torpedoes of Austrian navy — 184 Tower, 1,00 foot................ 28 roy, a novel....................... 292 Trace buckle, new............115 Trade schools, New York........191 Trap and bucket, fish ............90 Tree and potato planter..........274 Trees, ornamental. priming......264 Tricycle, Columbia................200 Tricycle, six seat...................70 Vossmes..... 98 Triple effect apparatus........... 307 Trunk lock, Duponts........... 291 Tuning forks, hydrodynamic..... 214 U Unloading apparatus............. 131 V Valve, safety.new.............18, 390 Valve, revers .ng, Moores.......227 of Velocipede, aquatic..........133 . Vpers. blowing, migration of .... 199 Vi ion, laws of................... 387 w Walls. concrete . bulldog ....... 114 Walking machine................. 196 War ships, British, new........... 851 s Warrior, Aztec.................... 88 .. t Water conduct or protetstor... . 33 Water pipe protector____........226 Water puriner. Van Duzens..... 342 Water wheel, Raus.............. 259 Weeder and guard................. 67 Wight p0wee machine......... 70 Whale fishery, Norway........... 311 Wheel, car, self-oiling............ 370 Wheel, steam, power............. 211 Whistle, chime, Einigs .......... 116 Window bead fastener ........... 28 c Wire fence, barb:.............. 194 o Wrench,pipe,liorisona........ 34 Y S Fest, compressed, machine..... 23 MISCELLANY. Figures preceded by a star () refer to illustrated articles. A Abyssinlans, habits of........... 164 Academy of Sciences, National.. 296 Accumulators, hydraulic......... 86 Acid. oxalic....................... 24 Adventurer, career of a......... 09 Advertising, unique............... 33 lEchmeas (plants )................151 ye Aerial traveling................... 3t9 ai Aeroplane, Goupir.:,.............. 22 Agricu tura machinery abro 181, 213 Agriculture of Japan............. 343 i a t sc e i Air, compressed, aspower.....273 Air, compressed, for small motors Air. compressed, in Birmingham. 65 Air, purification of................ 356 Air ships, navigable trains....... 99 Air wefl. Intermittent.......... 232 Alarm, boiler, new................390 A1arm,burgiar,new.............. 66 C Alann, shcalwater............... 33 Alaska........................... Alaska, rudder of . ..143,145. H8, 177, 2(u% 216, 232 steering the . 177 Alcoholic disease................ 328 Aluminum fou..................- 3 Ambulance barrack, prize for.... 337 American competition........... 277 American progress............... 3 Ammoniacal ferment............. 57 Ammoniaphone, the............. 400 Amylacetate light......... .... 26 Anaesthetic, riugolene as......... 167 Anchor, Pertes................242 Anchor stake.Clays.............. 82 d Aneroidbarometer............... 406 Animal fibers.................... 872 Annealing, peculiarities of.......368 Antiseptic. elecampane as .....305 Antiseptic, new, hele nina...... 57 Ants, red..................... _____ 183 Apartment houses unhealthy ... 344 Aquamarine..................... 7 Architect and plumber......377 Architecture, engineering in____ 136 Artisan, education of............. 278 Artesian well, Bourn ........... 16 Asbestos, new use for...........24 ic . Assyrian colors....... ...........378 \steroids of 1884................... 176 Auger, prat hole, new............82 Axles, casehardening of......... 167 B Babbitt metal...................... 9 Back band. McHughs............. 86 Sack for piano stools............228 3ack-wasbing machine...........131 , 3sig rack. new.....................328 i 6 Baking powder (11)................ 0 Baling press. Brashers...........33fl Balloon ascension................101 Balloon, Petersens...............9 Balloons and soap bubbles....... 0 Bs, steering......... 116 ballooning 100 years ago......... 6 Banking, photography In........ 5 Bark canoe................... .....280 barometer, aneroid...............406 Baseball manufacture............353 h, Russian, at home... 321 Battery, cheap....................230 Battery, Jablochkofl............. 70 Buttery, two-liquid...............33 Batteries, primary, new.......... 15 Battle, naval, most recent....... 2 Battle, square In................ 117 Bearing, friction roller...........14 Bed bottom, spring................ 87 Bee swarmer and hiver...........35 Beer preservative................. 4 Bees, bumble and honey.......... 29i Bell for locomotives.............. 8 Bell, Professor................... S Bell ringing eagle................ 5 Belt fastener. Herricks..........82 Belt fastener, Kells.............. 6( Belts, lacing....................... 315 Bevel gear cutter..................371 Bible, large urica for ............. 18 miliardmarker, Je:-kins....... 5t Birch, black. as a finish.......... 18 Bird life in Florida............... 13 Bird spider....................24 Birds, migration to Florida ...... 241 Blast. a great ............, ... 22 .. Bleaching, electrical..........MC Bleaching ostrich feathers....... 195 Bleaching with chorine.......... 81 Bl odiiuke,the... .............. 5 Blood, transfusion of ........... .. 888 Boats:propellerfor..............111 Boa torpedo, new.............. 276 Boeieengme, 4-coupled.........16C Boiler alarm, new................39C Boiler batteries. New Orleans.... 54 l Boiler cleaner, Van Duzens.....342 s Boiler explosion, Cincinnati.....183 Boiler explosion, Franklin.......327 Boiler explosion, recent.......... 101 Boiler explosion. singular........ 69 as Boiler, how to fill............... 148 i BoilerofStiletto..................406 Bones, old. uses of.............. 55 Boots, rubber, how made......... 68 Bottle washer, mechanical.......326 Boundary law. English........... 104 BoxpsylTa inUnlted States...... 19 Brake shoe, Pitards...............886 Brake, vehicle, Scotts............ 35 Brakeman, story of............... 16 Brass plating..................... 181 Bread.whole meal............. 70 Brewing, Pasteurs system....... 7 Bricks, plasseand................. 227 Brickwork, exe dation on......... 99 Bridge, Attock.................... 79 Bridge builders. chance for...... 151 Bridge, concrete................. 341 Bridge, Forth................J78 e Bridge overthe Dnieper..........147 Bridge over the Jordan.......... 87 Bridge over the Ouse.......... 18 Bridge over the St. Lawrence — 335 Bridge.eteel, South Africa...... 17 Bridge, strengthening............ r Bronze. white...................... 0 BruBhes, something atout.......368 Buckle,trace, new ............115 Buggy-top support................146 Building.nints on................. 69 Burglar alarm, new............... 66 Burner, gap. Pences..............2ll Burns, ol of peppermint in...... 85 Business, expenses of........ 34,809 Butter tub . McAdams...........66 Button, collar and sleeve........10 Butt on hook ho. der...............356 Button, push, for bells..........4D4 c c cabbage worm, remedy for...1l2, 822 Cable rail way grip................306 Cable road, Phila.,fai]ure of.... 360 Cables, electric.................... 84 8alipersanddividers........____226 alipering, Inside................. 96 Calorlmetry of coal...............369 Camel service. Egyptian..........167 Camera, portable..................224 Camera, the hat as a..............227 Canal, Erie, improvement........160 Canal, Panama, resultB........... 2 Canal, sanitary, Paris............ 82 Canal, hip,new........... 131 Canal, ship, St. Petersburg....... 377 Canal, St.Petersburg..............404 Cancerin horses................... 113 Canning fish, etc................. U CanoeVbark......................280 i Capitol bailing. Albany........127 Car coupler, Denneys...........354 Oar couple rHmprs..............38 Dar coup le, McTeens..........178 Car coupler. Mullers.............194 Carcoupler, Nicholas ..........242 Car coupler question..............114 Carcoupler, Ryes...............210 Dar coupler, Van Dorstons......168 Car couplers, automatic ...... 17 Car couplers, self-acting.........855 Car coupling, Sanders............ 82 Oar fare box, new................132 Dar replacer, Jones..............130 Car skid, Rowes................. 18 Dar telegraph apparatus..........119 Car, tram, electric............... 66 Dar wheel self oiling............370 8: wheel works, Anniston......851 Dars, electric light for...........405 Caraway seed ..................... 182 d garbon, electro-deposition..... 242 Darbon for electric lights. ....... 97 Carbon, monox. , solidification ... 274 , ou het Darriage,baby........ ... .....180 a Dars, refrigerator................ 290 Case, shipping. new..............130 Cats, management of ............ 100 Cellars, clean, necessary..........357 Cellars kept from freezing....... 18 Cement for show bills............ 71 Dement, hydraulic................104 ! CemOTt, millstone, Sorrels.....120 Dement pipe for drains......... 841 Cement, rust..................... 272 j Cements, special.................. 821 I Century plant.....................407 Chair, folding, new...............290 Chair, office, sliding .............372- ngs of half acentury .. 147 Chauneltunnel....................384 Chase. printers. Brills.........115 Chemical explos. on. railway...... 2 Chemistry as a profession........216 Cherries, making.................. 48 Chewing gum trade, tricks........385 Chiccory with coffee..............277 Chime whistle. EimVs...........116 Chimney, straightening..........166 Chimneys........................... 8 improved . 243 Chlorine as disinfectant.......... 67 Chlorine for bleaching ....... 87 Chlorine, new process for........258 ho Cholera, facts about.............. 305 Cholera germ....................., 1& Cholera precautions..............: 32 h Cholera, sulphur fires in.......... 71 Cigar cutter and match box...... 245 Clty, a, moving...................311 Climate and health..............181 Clip, spring, Maynards........... 50 Clock movements, cleaning...... 67 Clock, new........................208 C loks . pneumatic, Paris......... 8 lCu t ch . Clutch, friction, Simpsons....... 4 Clyndograph......................869 Coal, calorimetry of..............869 Coal, compressed..................214 i Coal, Nebraska.................... 98 Coal preservation of..........____357 Coal resources, Chinese...........878 Coating metals...................120 Cocks, gas,attachment............386 Cocoanutinventionwanted......357 Cogwheels, new arrangement____159 C01 lege, workingmari............ 5 Collar button, Walls........____ 180 Colors, Assyrian.................378 Colors, harmony of...............S87 bt Column, Sun.......................2S0 Columns,iron,as supports.......872 Columns, iron, safe load on. ... 164 Combustion in dry gases.........840 s Comer, Encke................5S,80 Comets due in 1885............... 363 Comets of 1884................... 176 Commissioner of Patents, new.. 192 Concentration.....................388 Concrete, Coignets...............310 Concrete wall apparatus......... Constipation, remedy for........210 Construction from nature........ 227 Consumption, muNelnleaves in. 385 ntinent. a sunken . Cooler, water,new................ 25 Coop, fowl, Goddards.......242 Cooper, Sir Astley. and horses... 405 e Copper industry, depression..... 4 Copper, old, to retin...............176 Copper, platinizing................ 381 Copper, treatments, prize for... 373 Corn cur es, new..-................. (;0 Corn remedy (55)................ 91 Cornice gutter, Newtons........354 Cotter pinS square................ 238 Cotton. chemicalnature of.....118 Cotton industries, the............392 Cotton picker, improved..........287 Cough, m ulein for...............H 9 Coughs, glycerine vapor for..... 18 Coupler, safety, McKeens.......178 e Cover for cooking utensils.......212 Cow, Jersey...................231 Crabs,habits of................. 309 Crane, locomotive................127 Crankpin.oiler for.....____.......274 Cruiser Dolphin, U S............. 384 Cruiser, fast, model.............. 101 Cucumber pickles, to make......992 Cuff fastener, Fays.............180 Cure,mind........................ S88 l Cutoff tor cisterns..........18, 180 Cutose............................ 148 CuUer Genesta...................884 Cutting things under water......226 Cyclostyle, the....................308 D Dance of Moquis................. 85 Day, astronomical and civil...... 33 c Deaf, teaching to talk............248 Defenses of Holland.............198 Dentist, Japanese..................106 Dentistry, Japanese.............. 72 Dentition, painful................ 85 ho Details.attention to.............. 876 Detecter, water-level........... Dinner for two cents..............09 Diphtheria, germ of.............152 e Dirt, disease, and disinfection... 289 Disease. alcoholic.................32 Disease, dirt. and disinfection ... 29 Disease, how spread............28 a Dish washer.mectumical.........826 Disinfectant, chlorine as........ 67 Disinfectant, good................130 Disinfecter. automatic...........200 Disinfection of rags...............149 e ti Distinctionwitha difference.... 137 Dividers and calipers.............+226 Divining rod. feat of. A...........211 doctors, compensation of........289 Dolphin, C S- cruiser............384 e Do: holder.callaways..........341 Door opener, Worley.............210 Door spring, Clarks.............— Drains,cement pipes for...... ... 341 Drains, testing.................... 99 Draw bar,Jones................. 18 Drawbridge gate, new....... ... .322 Drawing, invisible................ 54 Dredger, improved...............04 Dredges for Panama canal....... 54 Drill, Rand.................... 412 Drilling machines...........278, 279 Drinfeers, a warning to........... 4 Drops, weight of................. 25 Dropping and striking up e...... 4 Dryrot. contagi ousness........... 309 Dust cover, Hamilton-s.......... Dust explosions................... 242 e Dynamite, factsabont............165 Dynamite, surgery of ...........244 E Eardrum,artificial ...............195 Earthquakes, causes of...........112 Earthquakes in Spain............ 249 Earthquakes, Spanish........... 37 Eagle, Dell ringing................. 25 a Egg holde, Berveys............. 191 ElMahdi........................... 144 Elbow joint,formation of .....213 Elecampane as an antiseptic .. e 1105 Electric cables................... 84 Electric gun sight...............402 . Electric light, carbon for......... 7 Electric light, domestic.......40. 8 Eectric light for cars............0 Electric light in America........ 52 Electric light, Lumley .......... 390 Electric light on plants .......... 97 Electric light scarf pins........ 81 Electric light suits................ 321 Klectrlc ligbt tests................85 Electric light, Venice.............401 Electric lighting, London........ 22 ... Electric motortriaT............34 Electric motors on Elev. R.R. ... 57 i i railway, Philadelphia . 406 Electric tramcar................. 66 Electric tramcar, new........... 324 Electrical bleaching............... 210 Electrical conduits,underground 326 Electrical experiments...........150 Electrical transmission of power 25 Eiectricity, atmospheric......... 371 Electricity, cost of inNew York. 227 Electricity for executing........ 101 Electricity, beating by............80 E ectricity in cotton mills ....... 36 Electricity mansslave............185 Electricity, nature of...........149 Electricity e new application...... 401 Electricity, progross in...........118 Electricity.sources of............137 Hectro-magnet. Curries.......83 Electro-magnetic locomotive____134 Electrolytic process.............. 5 Elephant. Durfort............... 295 Elevating apparatus............13i Enamels, lead in..............260 Engine, bogie, 4-coupled.........166 Engine, gas, McDon oughs........310 Engine, gas, the.................. 18 Engine governor. Perrines______194 Engine of Stiletto................406 Engine of war, new............... 181 Engine, safety, Davy..............115 Engine, steam, Mathers........342 Engine, Ta ylor_____.............339 Engine, traction, Pages..........390 incollisio .............. 67 Engines of ram Etna..............175 EngineB, pumping.......... 271, 277 Engines, tramway. flreless. ____ 65 Engineer,locomotive, oldest 2 Engineers,Civil, Society of.. e.. 889 Engineers, young, advice to e..... 117 Engineering, gas, progress....... 97 Engineering in architecture.....136 Engineering, mechanical.........405 Engineering. st earn.............05 Englneering,steam, pro greas____2 Epidemic at Plymouth............40 Erysipelas, jaborandt in ......... 85 Escapement, pendulum..........314 Etna, ship, engine. of............175 Etrurla, steamship...............310 Evaporator, Williams............44S Exercise, amount necessary......353 Exhibition, aeronautical.........161 hiiti, America, London .. 17 Exhibition, Intentions, London, 2 Exhibition, N e Orleans ........ 72 iiio of in Chili..... Exhibition, Philada incident.. 65 Exploration, Arctic, automatic. 38 Bcplosion.boiier, Cincinnati — 183 Explosion, boiler, Franklin......327 Explosion ofa lard boiler.. _____166 Explosion on a railway......... 2 Explosion, tank, singular........327 Explosions,accidental...........358 Explosions, dust................. 242 Explosives from liquids..........309 Exposition, New Orleans .. 2, 48, 81, 100. 113209. 2. 228. 339, 277,307 Extinguisher for lamps ..........148 Eyelet, binding................. ... 82 F Fabrics, gold and silver...........886 Fabrics, to lind weight of silk in. 7 Faith, healins by............. 276 Failsof Niagara................... 88 Fan, automatic e..................322 . paper, hw to make........ 197 Fauna of Indiana................. 885 Feamer fur......................344 Feathers, ostrich, bleaching.....195 Feet, frost bitten............... 37 Fence, barbed wire............. 194 Fence. Ginthers...................354 Fence post. sectional ...........162 Fence, wire. tool for..............306 Ferment. alcoholic, new e......... 5 Ferment, ammoniacal............ 57 Ferns, gold and silver ......... 861 Fever,scarlet e....................104 Fever, yellow, vaccination....... 104 mberinnalls...................... 13 dt Filter, Deardens..................338 Filter paper, toughened.....208, 275 Finish, cast iron................. 96 Fr leaf e wool.......................373 Fire alarm, Chicago...............128 Fire escape, Bones............... 83 Fire escape problem..............325 Fire escape, Wrights........... 4 Fire extinguisher, new........... 16 f Fire, mode ofextlnguishing.....22 . Fire waste ofthecountry........ il Fireplace, Jones........ ........386 Fish, resuscit ating.............257 Fish trap and bucket ...........290 Fishermen, a guide to............ 298 Fishing center, Gloucester ae.... 232 Fishing, tarpon ..................327 Fishways on the Sire............. 1S5 . Flux, soldering...............340 Floor covering, papier mache.... 17 Flooring, French and English... 308 Flower pot holder.................228 Flowers, wild, Maine ............ 36 Flying machine, new.......22. 874 Fluke, blood....................... 25 Foil, aluminum.................... 3 Forces, equilibrium of...........152 Forest, petrified..................175 Forging, drop, economy.........194 Forms, printers, cleaning....... 370 Fossils,teaching of........... 54 Fowlcoop,Goddards ...........242 Freight depot, London..........225 Friction.......................... 40 Friction clutch. Bartrons.......H78 Friction clutch, Simpsons....... 4 Friction roller beurlng ...........194 Fruit drier, Williams...........243 Frying pan, Bocks..............146 Fuel.artiflcial ...................63 Fuel, gaseous..................... 88 Fuel,liquid, fftr ships............ 358 Fuel. liquid hydrocarbon......... 21 Fuel of large steamers............217 Fulminate of mercury............ 7 Fungus, remarkable ............99 Fur, feather..................34 Furnaces, boiler, draught........ 68 plish ................. 193 Furniture wood, imitation...... 10 G Gallery, Paleontological, Paris..295 GalUuin..........................: 215 Galvanic action on iron In sand. 1114 Galvanic action as preservative.. 102 Garbage, burn the................ 21 ; Garbage burning................IS Gas burner, Brownes____.........17i Gas burner. Pences .. .........2I Gas, coal. diluted...............24: Gas cock attachment............ Gas, cost of in New York......32! Gas making, profits of...........2! Gas engine, McDonoughs--------3H Gas engine, the ...................19 Gas engineering, progress........ 9 Gay light, magnesia............... 82 Gas, natural.................... I1 Ga s, natural, future of............ 1! Gas, natural, Pittsburg......15, 37i Gas, natural, progress............40 Gastarasahealth preservative. 71 Gas, water........................24 Gas, water, ruled out____......... 22 Gas well.Bellevernon........... ! Gas well, Ohio................... S Gaskets, lead.....................22 Gases, dry, combustionin.......34 Gate, drawbridge, new...........325 Gauges, pressure..................6 Gauges, spring....................2 Gelatine, blasting.decomposition 33 Gelatine, uses or................. 7] Gellatly, Wm. A................... 12( Genesta. cutter...................3& Genius should be recognized — 8 Geology of New Jersey........... 24] Germs, how they enter lung ... 84] Gilding a dome.................... 2 Ginseng....... ................27( Glass Band brick.................. 221 Glass,window,how made........2 Glove fastener, Meyers.......... 1 Glove or shoe fastener............341 Glycerine vapor for coughs...... 18 Gnat, buffalo....................231 Gold andsilverfabrics............ 38 Gold dust. bogus................ 10. 51 Gold found everywhere.......... 6 Gold, mystery....................351 Gold nugget, a large. ..........327 Gold production, Russia.......... 1C Governor, engine, Perrines . — 194 Grade, railway,steepest.......... 162 Grain drier and cooler............21l Grain in cast iron.................32C Grass, China............... ... 35i3 Grate bars,Btraightening........116 Grip. cables railway..............-303 Grotto, wonderful................ I Guard and weeder...........— J Gulf stream, life in............... 56 Gam, chewing, tricks of trade. . 35 Gun sight, electric...............402 Gun, the biggest...................WO Gun, If) ton......................2-iS Gunpowder, invention of....... 67 Gunpowder, liquid ..............2 Guns, long range ................. 374 Guns. navy, our................... 361 Gutter, cornice, Newtons........354 Gutta-percha. artificial.......... 6 Gutta percha tree.................407 H Hack indicator, new.............. 5 Haemostatic, anew................ 29C Hair, gray........................231 Hammer, power, Vulcan..........275 Hammer, steam. Bells ........323 Hands, heat andcold to..........856 i Harrow, improved................ 98 Harrow. Patch s...................371 Hat as a camera.....................227 Hat bolder, Haubners...........52 Healing by faith_____............276 Health, climate and............181 Health, errors concerning........ 325 be Heat, eifectoniron columns..... 355 Heat, waste, f!om chimneys. ... 306 Heating by electricity............ 80 Hebrew Technical Institute......405 Helenin, antiseptic ............. 357 Herat.............................6 Hero, a y ou ng .................. 3 Herring.curing................. 245 Hobby horse, Spiznass..........912 Holes, tapering.................... 339 HollanJ:,defensesoC.,......... 198 Hops, to preserve............ ... 41 Horse dealer. Sir A.Cooper......405 Horse, Percheron............114 Horse shoe, Pryors.............. 51 Horses, cancer in................. 113 Horses. cavalry, training________22 Hotchkiss, B. B.................... 129 Hudsons Bay route to Europe.. 17 Hyaloglyphotype................ 377 Hydraulic machinery ............223 Hydrocarbons as fuel............. 21 Hydrophobia, treatment......... 260 Hypnoscope......................88 1 Ice conveyer, Congers............2I4 Ice creepers, Lairos...........356 Ice machine, Allen............... 87 Ice palace, impromptu...........17 Ice planer, Smiths ...........35 Icequake.......................... 178 Iehneumonid,................... 183 Illness. avoidable.................15 Imperiuse, H. M. S.. :........351 Indiana, fauna of..................385 Induction, earths, hearing......343 Industries, American............. 6 Industry, new....................241 Infants. water for................. 26 Injector, Unique .................388 lnk,engrossing(13).............346 Ink recipe (17).....................394 Ink stains, removal of............213 Insect powder, toxic effect......232 Insulating substance............. 406 Invention as an art............... 97 Invention needed..............114 Invention,prizefdra.............209 Invent) ens, agricultural____117. 42, 58, 73,89,107, 121, 188. 153, 169. 186, 202, 218,283,249,265,281,297, 313,829,345, 362, 378, 898. 408 Inv entions, engineering—2b, 42. 58, 73, 89,107,121,138, 158, 169, 186,202,218, 233,249,265,281, 297, 313, 829, 345,362.878,398.408 Inveetions Exhibition, London, 273 Inven tions, mechanical e ...27,121, 138, 169, 281, 297, 878 393. 408 Inventions, miscellaneous. .11,27, 42. 58,73,17. 121,138, 153, 169, 186, 202. 218, 238. 249. 265, 281, 297, 313,829, 345, 362, 378,893. 408 Inventor and macbimst ......... 3 Inventors, chance for............245 Inventors, hints to..............131 Inventors, opportunitiesfor..... 69 Inventors, prizesfor.............. 35 Iridium ............................115 Iron and steel. burnt.............. 3 o Iron, cast, grain in...............320 Iron, cast, finish of................. 96 Iron. cast, malleable..............112 Iron rolumns, effect of heat on e. 85 Iron columns, sate loads on......164 Iron in sand, galvanic action on, 104 Iron pyrites...................246 Iron straps In carpentry..........178 Iron trade, revolutions in________215 Iry lawns......................... 328 J ri Jack frost bites.................. 32 Jack of all trades................ 224 Japan at N. Orleans Exhibition.. 400 Jetties, Mississippi, success...... 32 Ii. Kaolin beds of Pennsylvania ... 2 Keel, Hammonds...............130 Keller, J. J., death of...........821 Knives, table, Coxs .............856 Knowledge, persona!.............176 Krupp Essen Works.............. 7 I. Laber registration...........272.33 Labor and thought...........10 Labor, English and other........ 53 LakeMoeris...................... 35 Lake. salt, T exas.............165 Lampblack, spontan. combust... 6 Lamp electric, medical... :......392 Lampxtbhgulaher.......... ..H48 Langley.Prof., at Royal Inst.... 35 Lard boer,explosionof.........16 Larynx, photograph y of..........n Lathe fits........................... 24 Lath, Morrisons..................12 Launch of the Mersey............ fl Law, boundary, English.........1( Lawns, Ivy ...................... 32 Lead gaskets...................23 Lead inenamels.................. = l Leaping.art Of....................34 Leather, softening...............11 Leather, trade names of.......... 2 Lemons for malaria...........403 Lessepsand French Academy... 35 Level,spirit, Grams.............. 9 Level, spirit. Tylers .............7 e Ltberty.statueof............375,403 Life. a fight. for....................23 Life Insurance company tbrifty, 14 Light, a new. . ......... 14 Light, amyl-acetate............ 2 Light electric, America.......... 2 Light, electric, domestic.......40. 6 Light, electric, for cars............40 Light, electric, London.......... 2 Light,electric, Lumley...........89 Light, electric, Standard.........26 Lig bt, electric, tests............. 85 Light, electric, Venice............1 Light, gas, magnesia____..........32 Light, lime, new..................38 Light ships acroso the Atlantio .. 10 Lightship on cable tracks....... 24 Lightning rods for humanbeings35 Lime light, demonstration......38 Lines, trunk, United States......6 Liniment for rheumatism....... 18 Link, missing, discovery......... Lion, lung disease in.......... 20 Liquid of Fromherz ............32 Live stock transportation........ 4 Lobsters, habits of............... 80 Lock, sash bolt ..............25i Lock, seat, Mafbachs............3 Lock, seal, Reeves............ 21 Lock, trunk Duponts...........91 Locomotive, alarge .............. 2 Locomotive bogie................lt0 Locomotive electro-magnetic,. .13 Locomotive engineer, oldest____ 22 Locomotive for wire rope road.. Locomotives, huge................25i Locomotive, passenger............3 Locomotion, study of............18i Locust.expectedadvent .. ..820, 38! Logs on Nevada Mts____.........18 London, crowded................. 13; Loom.hand, Eugenie..........22 Loom, hand, Penelope...........-25 Lord. Horace____.............. 10 ar Lumber,usein Mexico........... 3 Lung disease in a lion........... 20 Machinery trade, future of . ..... 30 Machinist and Inventor......... ; Magenta, ship, loss of............ 35! Magnesia gas light................32! Magnetic Induction earths, hearing ..............343 Magnets to cure disease.......... ! Malaria, lemons for............... 40: Man, insensible, to carry ......32! Man, working power of......19; Manufactories, organization of- . 6 Manure, sawdust as..............13! Marble, Carrara..................10 Marble, to clean____.......1ft Mary Powell beatei by yacht .. .38 Measurement-, relative...... 304 Measures, Mexican, ancient.. 31! Mechanic, capital, to increase.. H Mechanic, tbe practical.......... 33 Mechanical engineering .. ...... 40 Mechanics, artistic____ ........... 22! Mechanics capital...............1J Medical notes.................... 5 Mercury, detection of ........... 101 Mercury, fulminate of____........ M ercufy, native, in Louisiana ... SIM Mersey, launch of...............30f MetaT, Babbitt............ - Metals, coating ...,..............121 Metals, expensive................ 1 Metals, scale hardness............ i Meteoric dust:...........,........ 8 Methods, improved____ ......... 4 Metric system..................... 2 eo Mexico, trade with................ IK :.. : Microscope, new .............. . lf : Military shield, new.............. . 3ft Milk, bad flavor in................ \.n Milk, preservation of............. 10! Milldams.......................... 7( Mill machinery. Improvements . . 30 Mills, built-up.....................18 Mills, teeth of..................... m Mills, wind........................ 31. Millstone cement. ......... 10 Milling exhibition, Paris......... ( Mind cure, the .................... 38f Mine railway..................... Minerals,to identify........... 41 Miracles. modern................18C Missinglink, discovery...........39( Mississippi, deflection on......... 1 Mississippi, source of............. 101 Miter box, Powells.............114 Monkey. white nosed...........3K Monument. Washington... 3,144,161 Motor, electric, trial......... 324 Motors, small, compressedairfor 821 Mother of pearl...................19S Mother of pearl designs..........253 Moquis, danceof................. 8 Mount Washington top of.......114 Mouse, deernestof.............. S Mullein foreougDB...............us Mullein leaves in consumption.. 385 N Nails, cut and wire................ 2 Nails, fiber in..................... 18 Nails, steel vs. iron...............147 Navies of antiquity, study......39 Needle and thread plant_______ ..407 Nests, monumental...............263 Neuralgia of stomach...........215 Nevada at the Exposition.......10 Never heard from................. 359 New Jersey, geology of........... 2il New Orleans Exposition. 277,307 New York harbor, entrance..... 3 Niagara Falls Park................353 Niagara Falls ....................328 Nickel on zinc.......... ......... 40 Nitrogen, solidification of........ 274 Norwegium........................357 Nosee, changing style...........102 Nursing,home.................... 3 Nut lock, Campbells.............130 0 Oak. darkening...................183 Observatories,- construct! - U of- . 10 Observatory, Dearborn........... 57 Observatory, Lick, progress..... 66 Occupation,choice of............344 Occupation, choosing a...........385 Ocean waves, action of...........298 Oil. boringfor, Pennsylvania____399 Oil, cotton seed................. .. 116 Oil from soapsuds.............259 Oil, Harlem(lO).................. 90 OU. hypodermic injection........356 i OH of turpentine................ 81 Oil, olive........................... 101 011. olive, industry................88 Oil on the water..................377 Ou on the waves..................293 Oil, porpoise.......................241 011. turtle.......................... 12 Oiler t ofcrankpln s................274 OUer, pultey, new................12 Oils, apparatus to clean..........294 Oils, separation of ............. 100 Olive oil industry, the............388 Optometer, Bertelings............246 Orange, perfumes, of.............307 OrnithOrhynchus..................306 0 strich feathers, bleaching......195 Oxalic acid . . 24 Oxygen, diMiBlon through foil. X 105 Oxygen for phthllB.,_____......... 2 Oxygen manufacture ........... 5 Oysterteaacltj of lite........... SSB Pulley, loose, improved.......... 224 Pulley oiler.new.................212 Pulleys, webbed................... 144 Pulpit, echoes from ............389 Pulverizer, pneumatic............163 Pump, double plunger...........275 Pumps for the Soudan............ 217 Pump, quadruple..................67 Pumping engines, Jjamaters.....271 Punce, cold iron____...............259 Pursuit, cboosing a..............385 Push button forbella.............404 Pyrites, iron........................246 Q Quarries of Carrara............... 103 Quicksilver for phylloxera....... 26 R Kack f orbags......................328 Rack for notions.................366 . Bail fastening, new.............. 34 Rail mill engines.................10 Rails, steeljn United States..... 5 Railroad grade, steepest.......... 162 Railroad signal...................307 Railroad ticket holder............1W Railroad tie, metallic........322, 354 Railroads, trunk, United States. 886 Railway, Arlberg.................. 99 Railway, cable, grip...............306 Railway: cable, Philadelphia.....117 Railway, electric. Philadelphia... 406 Railway improvements........... 69 Railway,- iW-ersey................... 69 Railway, mine......................258 Railway, Mt. Washington........303 Railway, Novorossicfc........... 85 Railway progress in Africa....... 336 Railway school................... 182 Railway, ship, Tehuantepec.. 87,197 Railway , ship, the................889 Railway stops...................... 13S Railway tamping machine........402 Railway train, telegraphing from1l8 Railway, wire rope, Superga.____ 9 Railways, Mexican................ 26 Ram Etna, engines of.............175 Ramie, process for................ 141 Read less, think more.............312 Refngerants.powerful............291 Refrigerating machine............46 Refrigerator cars................. .20 Refrigerator, Heintzs............163 Regenerator, Hulmes............114 Restaurants, machines for.......326 Resin arid turpentine............. 31 Revolution counter, simple......70 Rheumatism, liniment foJ:........18 iblgolene as an anaesthetic...... 167 Rhododendron, new..............55 Rice pan casting............,.....359 River, Subterranean...........35,102 Rivers, purification of............ 26 Roof, slate-tar..................... 1:1 Rope making......................402 Roses, management of............356 tot. dry, contagiousness..........309 Rowing apparatus, Doschers____259 Royal Society soiree........... 386 Rubber boots, how made......... 68 Rubber, dissolving............... 257 udder, a hydraulic............... 298 Rudder, Alaskas, 145, 148, 201, 216 ,232 ludder, broken, Alaskas ......143 tudder of Alaska, repair.........177 Rule of life, laying down.........ISO Ruling machine, Noberta........ 890 lust cement........................212 S Safe deposit vaults, new use— ; Safety-valve, new.............18,8! Salt lake, Texas..................1 s SaBh bolt lock......................2! Sash cord fastener................ Sa.: band.................-. -ft Sawdust as manure...............5 Saw scroll, House................1( Saw swage, Foungs..............1( Saw tooth, insertible............ Sawtable, new.................i Sea, Inland, African..............% Seed, caraway...................... 8 Sensitometerscreen.............1 Sewage, experiment with........ I SewageParr.:disposal...........-8 Sewage process, new............. W Sewing machine, hat lining...... Scarf pin, electric light........... t Scarlet fever, management____.. 1( School, railway...................lh School s, trade.New York........l Sciatica, treatment of............ i e, Scopion, habits of................ ( Scouringpaste(20).................2i Shaft revolutlons,to count...... o Shaft tugs, Bocks.................1 Shafts sunk by freezing..........2I Shafting.hollowvs.Bolld.........Z! Shavings.clergymen on...... . 15 Shearing machine.hydratilic____U Shears, power...................... Sheep, treatment of............... 3i Shield, military. new.............3f Ship,armored, useless............11 Ship builders, E ngleh, idle...... 1 Ship canal, new.................... 1 Ship canal, St. Petersburg .... 31 Ship of war, Turkish.............. 8 Ship railway, Tehuantepec....... It Shiprailway, the.............38 Ship, war, Brazilian..............11 Ship, war, German, new..........4( Ship. war, Japanese.........3 Ships, air, navigable............... E Ships, costly,aretheynecessary? Zl .. Ships of war, British, new....... 3f Ships, repairs of................... 0 Shipping case new..............13 Shirt bosom, L ees................ H Shoe. brake.Pitards ..........3g Shoe fastener, Meyers............ 34 Shoe or glove fastener........84 Shoes, grades of................... 6 Shoes, rubber,how made........ (j Shoes, sham.......................35 Shoemaklng, factory..............10 Shop driving........................ 8 Shop remedies..................... 9 Shot, how made.................... eo Show bills transparent........... 7 Shrubs, hardy.....................22 Shutterworker, Browns.........6 Sickles, TheophilusE.............11 Signal, railroad....................30 Signal for railway crossing.......5 Silk, antiseptic............ 8 Silk cannon........................ 2 Silk In fabrics, weight of......... Sllliman, Benjamin................ 9 Silver and gold fabrics.........88 Siphon, experiments witb........16 Size, a new.......................15 Skate rollers......................20 Skating, roller, medical view.....24: Skid, car, Howes ................. 1, Skins, bow to tan.................. Slate, facts about.................. 8 Slate-tar roof...................16 Sled, Bourns.-.-.....................28 Sleeplessness......................10 Sleeve button, Walls............. Slippers, paper.....................W Slipping by sympathy............11 Smoke prevention................. 8 Snake danee, Moguls............. 31 Snow shovel mammoth..........2j Soap bubble experiment.....,.,S9: SoaphoWRBryants........... 32: Soap,8ver(12).................... 29! Soapsuds, oil from................251 Society of Civil Engineers....... 38! Society, Royal, soiree.......____881 Soda,nItrate,prizes...............84! .. Sorghum...........................261 SparrowB, peppering..............37 3pider,bird......... .............4 Spontaneous combustion......... 27! Spring bed bottom....... ...37 Spring clip, Maynards............ Spring, door. Clarks.............. ?3 Spring gauges...................... 281 Square ur battle..................M Stager, General Anson............22i Stanley, Henry M................. 1 Statue, Assyrian, ancient........32! Statue, Bartholdi.................. 33 Statue, heroiccasiinii ..........-22 Statue of Liberty............375, 4 Steam engine. Pages.............39( Steam engine, portable..........345 3team engine, Taylor.............33 Steam engin eering................ 45 Steam engineering, progress.....244 Steam hammer, Bells............328 Steam on tramways............... M Steam wheel, powers..............21] Steam yacbt Stile-to.........38 Steamboats, rapid building....... 36{ 3teamer,agreat..................22 Steamer beaten by yacht.........38S Steamers, Atlantic, fast..........361 Steamers, large, fuel.............. 21 Steamship Etruria................3U Steering the Alaska...............171 Steel an d iron, burnt............. S 3teel bridge.SouthAfrica....... 13 Steel, cheap........................21 Steel, lettering upon.............. S Steel, melted, structure of.......35f Steel, molten, compression.......37( 3teel numbers..................... 3K iteel rails In United Hates...... 5 3teel tools, effect of cold. -........39C Steel, to toughen.................. 33 Steel, treatment of.............. l vi Steel, Whitworth..................44 Stiletto, engine of................6 Stiletto, yacht.....................38S Stomach, neuralgia of............27E Storms, oil in ....................305 Stove door litigation.............. 8 itove implement, new............14fi itove. Williamsons..............248 itoves and ranges, top for.......248 Jtovea, oil, heat distributer for..27C a Success, stepping stone to.......324 auction fitting, new...............164 Dugar, a new . ..................105 iugar from potatoes............. 66 Sugar machinery, American......326 Sulphur flresfor cholera.......... 71 luii, artificial....................230 Superstition, queer...............404 iurgery.experimental............ 52 urgery of dynamite.............. 244 urgical experimenting........... 216 Iwage.saw, Youngs ............162 Iwedish coast, rise of.......... 56 yncope. treatment of............. 24 T able,drop-leaf, revolving.......370 damping machine............., .402 ank explosion, singular.........327 anning skins...................... 8 aper fit............................ 48 ar, gas, 118 a health presertive.. 70 . arpon fishing.....................327 ea, quality, estimation.........277 echniealInst.,Hebrew..........405 eeth of mills......................320 eeth, replacing.................215 eeth, whento clean............ lo !elegraph, induction, Phelps____ 275 el graph wire8, renewal....... 231 elegraphing from trains......... 118 elepbone, advice by.............132 elephone, Bell, in Canada....... 97 elephone decision, recent....... 33 elephone, field of................ 17 elephone in Paris.............. 257 elephone, CKhiorowiczs......268 elephonea, Chinese..............184 Wagner, Wm., Prof............... 65 Wakefulness, cure for........... 35 a. Wall-paper.......................292 Walls, concrete, building........114 Walnut, the.......................292 Want, an unsatisfied..............312 War between Eng. and Russia... 240 War engine, new................ 181 War ship, German, new...........181 War ship. Japanese...............392 War ships, Brazilian.............. 115 War ships, British................851 War ships, armored, uselesB......180 Warvessel, Petersens...........99 Warrior, Aztec.....................83 Washington Monument . ... 3.145.161 Washington, the new.............182 Wasp, mason....................77 Watch hands, reddening.........185 Watch movements, cleaning.____ 67 Watch, one wh eel..................261 Watches,Swiss,for America...... 37 Water blasting....................175 Water conductor protector.......357 Water cooler, new................. 5 Water. drinking, zinc e in........ 27 1 WaterforinfntB................. = Water gas..........................244 Water gas riled out..............225 Water pipe protector..............226 Water, pumpingJO feet...........165 Water purifier, van Duzens .842 Water, shoal, alarm for........... 338 Water trough, danger in.........132 Water wheel, Raus..............359 Water works, Columbus, Ga.....273 Water works on a small scale____226 Waves, ocean, action e............23 Waves, oil on the...................:93 Weeder and guard................. 67 Weight powermachine............70 Well, artesian, Bourn............. 16 Well, gas, Ohio....................390 Wells, petroleum. Caspian........ = Whale, capture of.................. 100 Whale flsbery, California.........164 Whale fishery Norway.........SUU Wheel, car, sel f-oiling............370 Wheel, steam, Powers.......... Whistle, chime, Einigs..........U6 .. Windmills...,...................312 Window bead fastener............2R8 Window glass, bow made........392 fVindows, frosty, remedy........ 36 1 Wlneindustry ofCafifornia...... 6 Wine, land flowing with......... 390 Wire carrier and stretcher......338 Tire drawing from fluid steel.... 369 Vire fenee.barbed............... Tire fence tool....................SC6 Wire nails and cut nails.......... 288 Wisb is father to the thought .... 106 Wood carving..... .......... ... 48 Yood, furniture, Imitation....... 10 Wood,Jarrah............. ....... 48 Woodpecker, pileated........... 88 Vood working tools, power for.. 149 IToods, specific gravity of........407 (VoodB. subterranean............. 22 Tool, flr leaf ....................878 Tool, goo .1 ........................ 4 Tork too much. do we?..........26 Yorkers In England and Amer... il Torking power of man...........19 Torkshop, a kings..........e ... 257 Torld, age of.....................168 Vorm, cabbage, remedy for.....112 Tounded, caring for.............100 Trench.pipe.Morrisons........84 Y racht Stiletto............ .....383 Feast. compressed machine.....23 relloor fever, vaccination in..... 104 Z line in drinking water.......... 277 ncnickelo.................... 40 Zinc oxide for wounds,......... ii