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United States Screw Steam Cruiser Atlanta

A Centennial Cotton Exhibition

Adulterations What the Wholesale Druggists Say

Present Steam Engine Practice

Bearings and Friction

Cotton Seed Oil

Some Curiosities of Steel

A New Treatment for the Dead

Osage Orange vs. Mulberry for the Silkworm

Reappearance of the Comet of 1812

Steam Trap

Oil Extractor

Folding Boat

Dust and Cinder Deflector


Compression Cock

Folding Table

Improved Combined Shears and Punch

Bread Making at Home

Stock Rest

Felloe and Spoke Tightener

Engineering Inventions



Manufacturing Notes

Agricultural Inventions

Mechanical Inventions

Miscellaneous Inventions


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  • Business and Personal

  • Notes and Queries

  • Index of Inventions

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November 17, 1883

Of Shamrocks and Science

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