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Plant and Process for Fireproofing Wood

The "Oceanic"

Money Spent by Travelers

Danger in the Approaches to the Brooklyn Navy Yard

New Ways of Using the Big Corn Crop

Wireless Telegraphy to Report the Yacht Races

Financial Problems of Cuba

Observations of Polaris

News of Lieut. Peary

Some Calendarial Facts about the Twentieth Century

Government Aid in Forestry

A San Francisco Fire Fighter

By Herbert I. Bennett

An Improved Vehicle-Tire

The Grant Roller-Bearing

A Recently Invented Rotary Engine

In the Path of the Porto Rican Hurricane

The "Great Eastern" and the "Oceanic"—A Comparison

A Novel Menu Card

The "Shamrock" Disabled


  • Letters

    Correspondence - September 23, 1889

  • Departments

    Business and Personal - September 23, 1899

  • Index of Inventions - September 23, 1899

  • Recently Patented Inventions - September 23, 1899

  • Notes and Queries - September 23, 1899

  • Patents - September 23, 1889

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September 23, 1899

Science for the Modern World