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Manchester and its Ship Canal

Divided Car Axles

Metallic Railway Ties

Locks of the Manchester Ship Canal

Water Power at Niagara Falls

By Samuel Mcelroy

New German Cruiser

The Forth Bridge

Proposed Method of Erecting the Main Steel Piers and Approach Viaducts

By Andrew S. Biggart

Chippendale Writing Tables

Relative Durability of Simple and Compound Paints

Power Lost by Friction in the Bearings of Roller Mills

Ornamented Wardrobe

Apparatus for the Manufacture of Beet Sugar

Roiti's Electro-Calorimeter

Some Thoughts about the Telephone

A New Arc Lamp for Projections

Underground Cables in Germany

Electric Lighting on Shipboard

Butter and Fats

By Thomas Taylor

On the Detection of Adulterations in Oils

By Oscar C. S. Carter

Certain Interesting Crystalline Alloys

A Synopsis of Anæsthetics

By B. W. Richardson

Standard Pulse Readings

An Attempt to Read Sphygmographic Tracings from a Natural Standard, by a Steel-Yard Balance and an Automatic Pulse-Meter Chart

By B.W. Richardson

Human Remains Found near the City of Mexico

By Mariano De La Barcena

A New Statue Found at Rome

Aquatic Respiration in Soft Shelled Turtles, Illustrating the Comparitive Physiology of Respiration

By S.H. and S. S. P. Gage

Excavations in New Orleans

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