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American Industries-No. 8

Economy in Gas Burning

Emigration and Migration

Science to Solve Industrial Problems

The Canary Fisheries

Light and Life

The Iron Ocean Pier at Long Branch

Guatemala Indigo

The Use of Cold Water in Cold Weather

Honey Sugar

New Instrument to Determine the Presence of Metals in Ores

An Improved Washer Cutter

New Agricultural Inventions

A New Hurdle Fence

Amateur Mechanics

Some New Points in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Typhoid Fever

Recent Mechanical Inventions - March 15, 1879

A New Forging Mandrel

The Victor Turbine

Improved Ice-Making Apparatus

Sponge Fishing in the Adriatic--Artificial Sponge Raising

The Straw-Necked Ibis

The Bawlkin Green Thunderbolt

Business and Personal - March 15, 1879

Catarrh and its Cure

Communications Recieved - March 15, 1879


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    Correspondence - March 15, 1879

  • Index of Inventions - March 15, 1879

  • New Books and Publications - March 15, 1879

  • Notes and Queries - March 15, 1879

  • Patents - March 15, 1879

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March 15, 1879

Of Shamrocks and Science

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