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Prof. von Lenhossek's Improved Poly-Microscope

Accretion of Soil in Large Cities

Two Ways of Explaining Nature

The Peabody Museum

An Ancient Sanskrit Work

Electric Lamps in Paris

The Stereoscope and its Uses

Improved Telephone

A French Report on Continuous Brakes

Improved Crucible Furnace

Steam Plow Windlass Tender

Water Supply

By Joseph Prestwich

A Singularly Fatal Occupation

Steaming Printed Textiles

American Competition with England

Green on Cotton Warps

Bracket Piano Candlestick, Designed by Ihne & Stegmuller, Berlin

Photo-Electric Engraving

Printing Surfaces and Pictures by Photography

By Thomas Bolas

Blowpipe Chemistry

I. the shortest pocket blowpipe

By P. Casamajor

Optical Defects and Spectacles

By Dudley S. Reynolds

Treatment of Typhoid Fever

Carbolic Acid

Therapeutic Value of Nitrate of Lead

Contagious Diseases and their Prevention

By A. J. Jessup


Cranberry Culture

By J. Edward Wing

Sixty-One Bushels of Wheat Per Acre

That “Fatherless and Motherless Race”

By C. V. Riley

The Enemies of Books

The Intelligence of Ants


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    September 28, 1878

    Confronting Common Wisdom