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American Industries--No. 61

The Anthracite Trial at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Magnet in Medicine

Progress in American Telegraphy

The National Academy of Science

Wire Apparatus for Laboratory Use

By M. Hopkins

The Steam Boiler Smith

Changes on Jupiter

Felt and Asbestos Covering for Steam Surfaces

Miscellaneous Inventions

Improved Stone Crusher

Pulping Machine

The Glutinous Salamander

By O. Few Seiss

The Gurami

Chandelier Clock

A Great Paper

Science in Aid of the Housewife


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  • Notes and Queries

  • New Books and Publications

  • Business and Personal

  • Index of Inventions

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December 04, 1880

Confronting Common Wisdom