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On the Form of the Stern and the Arrangement of the Propellers in Screw Ships in order to obtain the Best Effect in Propulsion

By Robert Griffiths

The Berthon Folding Canoe

Spiral Slide Rule

Useful Notes for Masters and Officers of Screw Steamers

Iron and Steel

Tyre-Grinding Lathe

Miners' Lingo

Definitions of the Terms Used by the Miners

Ornamenting Textile Fabrics

By William W. Carpenter

On Silk Dyeing

By Marius Moyret

Recent Science

New Products from Beets

The Wax of Ficus Gummiflua

By F. Kessel

Prof. Crookes' Remarkable Discoveries concerning Molecules

Extinguishing Fires in Tar Distilleries, Etc.

By Watson Smith

Soft Coal

Reductive Action of Milk Sugar upon Alkaline Solution of Copper

By H. Rodewald and B. Tollens

Rational Utilization of the Water from fulling Mills

By A. Gawalovski

Physical Society, London, April 26, 1879

By W. G. Adams

Nature of Poison of Yellow Fever, and its Prevention

By H. D. Schmidt

Edison's Electric Candles

Thermic and Galvanometric Laws of the Electric Spark Produced in Gases

By E. Villari

The Electric Light in Large Cities

The Curious Astronomical Phenomenon

Compressed Flour

Quince Culture


The New Church of the Oratory

Modeling in Clay

By Edward A. Spring

La Tuffolina

The Tree Creeper

Certhia Familiaris

Wings and Arms


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    June 21, 1879

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