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Lift Bridge over the Ourcq Canal

Foundations in Quicksand

St. Petersburg a Seaport

The Launching and Docking of Ships Sidewise

The New French Dispatch Boat Milan

Improved High-Speed Engine

The National Transit Co.'s Pipe Lines for the Transportation of Petroleum to the Seaboard

The Fuel of the Future

By George Wardman

Luminous Paint

Closing Leakages for Packing

By L. C. Levoir

Boxwood and its Substitutes

By John R. Jackson

Composite Portraits

Hand-Craft and Rede-Craft.—A Plea for the First Named

By Daniel C. Gilman

Making Sea Water Potable

By Thomas Kay

A New Absorbent for Oxygen

Gaiffe's New Medical Galvanometer

The Suspension of Life

The Acids of Wool Oil

Convallaria

By Otto A. Wall

Depositing Nickel upon Zinc

By H. B. Slater

An Assyrian Bass-Relief 2,700 Years Old

Flight of the Buzzard

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July 11, 1885

Confronting Common Wisdom