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American Industries.--No. 4

The Manufacture of Pleasure Carriages.

By Hamilton S. Wicks

Keep to the Point

The Establishment of Public Town Libraries

Settlement of a Doubtful Geological Point

Forest Culture Pays

Harbor of Refuge on the Pacific Coast

The Social Science Convention

A New Squaring Shear

Clay Pipes and Their Manufacture

The New Woodruff Scientific Expedition

A Novel Oiler

A Curious Invention

An Improved Locomotive Smoke Stack

A New Car Stove

A Novel Boot and Shoe Heel

The Great Shielded Locust of Papua

Hard Rolled Iron and Steel Rim Pulleys

Improved Power Feed Sandpapering Machine

To Inventors

Communications Received

Can I Obtain a Patent?

Prospectus of the Scientific American for 1879

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February 08, 1879

Science for the Modern World