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Features

To Make Pure White Soap

To Coagulate Blood

The “Arabia,” and Cunard Steamships

Flying

Miscellaneous News of the Week

The Patent Office Safe

Suspension Bridge

Port Wine Adulteration

Machinery and Tools as They are—Stamping Presses

Race's Self-Acting Blast Regulator

Banvard's Panorama of the Holy Land

Ship Boring Machine

Power Loom Shuttle

Improved Wagon Brake

Events of the Week

Scientific Papers—Dr. Lardner and Newspapers

Extension of a Patent

A Western Silk Factory

The French Institute

Riddle's Report of the Great Exhibition

Dr. Antisel on the Cause of Volcanoes

The Sun—Actinism

Cravats

An Old Bible

Tubular Bridge

Adulteration of Teas

Mechanics

Fatal Camphene Accident

Departments

  • From the Editor

    To Correspondents

  • Recommended

    A Chapter of Suggestions, &C

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