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Speed Trials of a British Squadron

A Recent Search Light Experiment

The Inadequate Supply of Water for New York

Construction of New Reservoirs for New York Water Supply

Operative Dentistry-Filling Teeth

An Improved Car Coupling

An Improved Locking Buckle

An Improved Umbrella Stand

Robert's New Process of Converting Crude Iron into Malleable Iron or Steel

Manufacture of Rolled Bars or Rails Direct from the Molten Metal

Inauguration of the Statue of Leverrier

To Palace of Food Products at the French Exhibition

Sodom Dam and Reservoir

By Harold Brown

The Coco De Mer-Lodoicea Seychellarum

By Charles D. Baker


  • Letters

    Correspondence- August 17, 1889

  • Recommended

    New Books and Publications- August 17, 1889

  • Departments

    Business and Personal- August 17, 1889

  • Notes and Queries- August 17, 1889

  • Recently Patented Inventions- August 17, 1889

  • To Inventors- August 17, 1889

  • Index of Inventions- August 17, 1889

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August 17, 1889

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day