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Cures for Sore Throats

Reading Railroad

Railroad Movement in Arkansas

Panama Railroad

Long's Brick Machine

Obstructions on Railroads

Railroad Accidents—to Legislatures


Jamaica and Bread

Vault Interments—Curious Facts


A New Telegraph

Speed of the Magnet Current

Exciting News from Europe

Linen Washing in California


Another Fire Annihilator

Sinking of a Tennessee Mountain

Recent Foreign Inventions

A Machine

The Introduction of Coal into England

Saw for Cutting Curved Timber

New Bevel Plane

Mott's Improved Roadway

Turbine Wheel at Fairmount

A New Metal

Improvement in Power Loom Shuttles

Colt's Pistols

Gold of California

Consumption of Anthracite Coal

Circular Saws


Great Experiment with the Fire Annihilator—Excitement

Dr. Lardner and Steam Navigation

Population and Extent of the United States


List of Patent Claims

An Important Paragraph

Sending Receipts—Postage on Books

Back Numbers and Volumes

Fire Alarm Telegraph

Cure for Toothache

To Mechanics

Pile Foundations

Model for a Fast Steamboat

Tea, Coffee and Wool

The Power of Mind on the Untutored Savage

On Boilers.--No.5

Tobacco for Snake Bites


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December 27, 1851

Confronting Common Wisdom