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Air-Tight Steam Generator, Locomotive Engineer Strike in England

Science as the Latest Parisian Fashion

Business and Manufacturing Items

The Alchemists and the Art of Transmutation

Editorial Summary

Gleanings from the Polytechnic Association

Electric Light.--Wilde's Magneto-Electric Machine

Science Familiarly Illustrated

Massey's Ship Leakage Alarm

Ansell's Fire Damp Indicator

Opening of the Paris Exposition

Recent American and Foreign Patents

The Markets

Answers to Correspondents

Extension Notices

New Publications

Man and Nature

Osbourne and Massey's Improved Hose Coupling

Morris' Axle Lubricator

Wing and Bradeen' Blind Fastener

The Great Obstacle to Progress

A Terrible Invention


What Do We Work For ?

Natural Gas Supply for Towns

Patent Claims


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