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Combining the Strands of the East River Bridge Cables

A Raid on Inventors' Rights

The Mechanics of the Bicycle

Captain Eads' Proposed Improvements of the Mississippi and St. John's Rivers

Congress to be Made a Patent Mill

The Confectioner Regarded in the Light of a Colorman

A Rudder and Screw Combined

Advertising--A Mode of Motion

M. Claude Bernard

The Canadian Trophy at the Paris Exhibition

Detachable Spoke Vehicle Wheel

Improved Calender Clock

Shute's Adjustable Safety Stilt

Too Many Names

The Buckeye Automatic Steam Engine

The British Indian Exhibit

The Production of Artificial Monsters

M. Plante's New Investigations on the Effects of High Tension Currents

Communications Received - May 18, 1878

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May 18, 1878

Confronting Common Wisdom