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Growth of our Railroad System

Progress of the Uganda Railroad

The Steam Turbine for Ocean Service

Destruction of City Refuse

A Prize Offered for a Respirator


By Crittenden Marriott

The Current Supplement

The New Calais-Dover Turbine Steamer

The New Santos-Dumont Airships

By the Paris Correspondent of the Scientific American

A Mechanical Sheep-Shearer

An Instrument for Detecting Delicate Acoustic Vibrations

By Shirl Herr

The Water-Absorbing Properties of Plants

Philadelphia's High-Pressure Fire Pipe Line

A 6,000-Ton Floating Depositing Pontoon Dock

By Our English Correspondent

The Amba--A Slime Monster and its Victim

By J. Carter Beard

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    Science Notes - July 11, 1903

  • Correspondence - July 11, 1903

  • Recently Patented Inventions - July 11, 1903

  • Notes and Queries - July 11, 1903

  • New Books, Etc. - July 11, 1903

  • Index of Inventions - July 11, 1903

  • Patents - July 11, 1903

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