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Improved Omnibus Register

An Ancient and Valuable Clock

A Housekeeper's Hints to Inventors

Important Hints on Ventilation

By E. M. Richards

Rain and Paint Phenomena

A Western Wonder

Glass-Drilling

The Construction of Steamships

Chemistry of Tanning

New Ideas on Air Navigation

Notes and Gossip on the Recent Progress of Science

Trial Trip of the Winans Steamer

Column of Interesting Varieties

Foreign Scientific and Mechanical News

Improved Buckle for Traces

Improved Insect Powder-Blower

Hollow Walls of Buildings

Machine for Making Drain Tiles

A Hint in Regard to Steam Pipes and Furnaces

Oil Fuel for Steamers

Valedictory for Volume I

New Modes of Making Bread

Address to Cotemporary Editors

Our Continental Telegraph

Weekly Summary of Inventions

Patents Claims

Our Title Page and Index

Hints to Our Readers

Index

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December 24, 1859

Confronting Common Wisdom