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The Belgian System of Canal Towing

Early Advocates of Ship Railways

American Vines in France

Intelligent Workmen Needed

Hydrophobia Successfully Treated with Curare

A Singular Memory

Four Hours in the Dark

Reading at Seven and a Half Miles Distance from the Candle

A Covering Wanted for Cotton Bales

Miscellaneous Inventions

Improved Rheostat

Tubular Piles

Improved Instrument for Ringing Swine

Cutting Packing Company.--One of the Largest Establishments of the Kind in the Country

New Iron Fence Post

Iron and Wood Gear-Dressing Machine

Improved Boiler Feed Pump

The Swelled Trunk Palm

Mechanical Inventions

Engineering Inventions

Communications Received


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  • New Books and Publications

  • Index of Inventions

  • Business and Personal

  • Notes and Queries

  • Patents

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