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A Novelty in Bolt Cutters

Eremacausis Versus Burial and Cremation

By Albert R. Leeds

The Centennial Subscription

The Famine in Bengal

Scientific and Practical Information - May 9, 1874

The Effective Power of Turbine Water Wheels

Army Ants

The Vertical Multiplier Boring Machine

Improved Fuel Economizer

Astronomical Notes - May 9, 1874

The Meeting of the National Academy of Science

Gardner's Improved Wheel

The Whitmore Turbine Wheel

Cremation Furnace

The Centennial Exhibition

Decisions of the Courts - May 9, 1874

United States Circuit Court--Northern District of New York

Recent American and Foreign Patents - May 9, 1874

Answers to Correspondents - May 9, 1874

Communications Received - May 9, 1874

Canadian Patents - May 9, 1874

List of Patents Granted in Canada. April 8 to April 10,1874


  • Letters

    Correspondence - May 9, 1874

  • Recommended

    New Books and Publications - May 9, 1874

  • Departments

    Business and Personal - May 9, 1874

  • Index of Inventions - May 9, 1874

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