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Hobson's Stave Dressing Machine

Rope Machine

Fires and Fire Engines

A Great Raft Lost

Artificial Production of Quinine

Depositing Alloys

Great Trial of Fire Engines

Greek Tombs

The Telegraph

Making Diamonds

Curious Fish

New Hot Air Engine

Electro-Chemistry—Batteries

Separating Silver from Lead

Converting Reciprocating Rectilinear into Rotary Motion

Hub Boring Machine

Gold Fish

Securing and Setting Harrow Teeth

Self-Closing Water Faucets

Improved School Desk

Shafting Hanger

The Water Wheel Challenge

Months of the Mississippi

The French Exhibition—Important to American Exhibitors

The New York State Fair

Baby Exhibition

Improved Chain Hook

Nova Scotia Industrial Exhibition

Beef—The Cause of Its High Price and the Remedy

Prizes, Clubs, and Mechanics' Societies

Recent Foreign Inventions

Subterranean Waters

List of Patent Claims

Important Items

Cheating in the Weight of Coal

German Cure for Jaundice

The Steam and Ether Engine

Prizes for Newspapers

Breadstuffs

Expansion of Cast-Iron by Successive Heatings

History of Reaping Machines—No. 1

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September 30, 1854

Complex Causes. Alternative Solutions.