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Decisions Relating to Patents

By the Commissioner of Patents

Machines for Finishing Fabrics

How Gold Leaf is Made

The Trade in Hides

The Tradesmen of Ancient Rome

English and American Cities

Water Polo

The Sargasso Sea

Steamboats of the Pacific Coast

A Great Railway's Depots

Warehouses, Elevators, and Cattle Yards of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad on the North River

Laurence's Cargo Block

To Estimate the Horse-Power of a Steam Engine

Great Span Roofs

Electrical Machines—An Important Problem and its Solution

By Theodor Wiesendangir

Photo-Electricity

By George M. Minchin

The Distance of Clouds

On Determining the Heights and Distances of Clouds by their Reflections in a Low Pool of Water, and in a Mercurial Horizon

By Francis Galton

The Heliograph

Improved Heliograph or Sun Signal

By Tempest Anderson

An Electrical Fire-Damp Photometer

Physics without Apparatus

Acoustics in Projection

New Instrument for Estimating Astigmatism

By Tempest Anderson

A Fish that Swallows Bigger Ones

Individual Life from an Evolutionary Point of View

By G. Glaser

The Sea Cat

Contest between a Lizard and Scorpion

New Fishes

Vestiges of the Ancient Hittites

Paul Broca

Forming a Genus in Anticipation

Bright's Disease

Further Investigations of Prof. Jaeger regarding Clothing in its Relation to Health

Galloping Consumption

A New Narcotic

The Influence of Altitude with Reference to the Treatment of Pulmonary Disease

Two Victims of a Rare Disease

Medical Progress

The Wourali Poison

Plants in Living Rooms

How the Metric System has been getting On

Olive Culture

Chemical Generators of Combustion

How the Hop Crop is Gathered and Marketed

A California Arboretum

The Cut Tea Rose Trade

By W. E. Meehan

A Horse-Shoer's Experience

Roses in England—Recent Personal Observations

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