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Our First and Last Sixteen-Inch Coast-Defense Gun

The Water Supply of the Panama Canal

Explorations in Iceland

Honolulu's Great Museum

A New Power in Photography

Colonies of the World

The Eighth International Geological Congress, Paris, 1900

An Improvement in Cutter-Stocks

A Pneumatically Operated Railway-Sand-Box

An Automatic Tellurion

Japanese Torpedo Boat Destroyer


A Non-Refillable Bottle

The Fortifications of Old Manila

The White Star Liner "Oceanic"

Novelties at the Late Bicycle Show

Interesting Fish from the Alabama Coast

By Hugh M. Smith

The Pavement of the Cathedral of Siena


  • Letters

    Correspondence - February 11,1899

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    New Books, Etc - February 11,1899

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    Recently Patented Inventions - February 11,1899

  • Index of Inventions - February 11,1899

  • Business and Personal - February 11,1899

  • To Inventors - February 11,1899

  • Notes and Queries - February 11,1899

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February 11, 1899

Of Shamrocks and Science

Happy St. Patrick’s Day