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A Ship on Rollers

Nystrom's Hydraulic Pontoon Dock

Origin of the Bayonet

Traveling in a Circle

Railway Nightmares

Sugar-Making in Cuba

Palaces of the People

The Fifth Avenue Hotel

The Oil of Peppermint

Interesting Reminiscences of an Early Experiment in Steam Navigation

Self-Made Men

Coals and Furnaces-Burning Smoke

Utilizing Small Things

New Railroad Car Seat

Hooks and Eyes for Ladies' Dresses

The Heroes of Industry

By G. P. R.

Curious Facts About the Cost of War

Dodge's Improved Open Fire-Grate

A Chapter of Curiosities in Science

The Recent Patent Law Cases

United States Court.

Improved Spring Bed

Crumble & Briggs' Improved Cut-Off

Anatomy of an Engineer

Chess-Playing Excitement

The Fathers of Philosophy

Lightning Batteries--Remarkable Invention

The Progress of Invention

Patent Claims

Foreign Summary--Metals and Markets

Pavements Past and Present

Implements of War--Rifled Guns

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July 02, 1859

Confronting Common Wisdom