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British Lifeboats

Steam Lifeboats.—An Opportunity for Inventors

Compressed Air for Lifeboats

The Raising of a Wrecked Steamship

The Ship Railway

Jackson, Tenn., January 2, 1886.

By J. J. Williams

Refrigerating and Ice-Making Machinery and Appliances

By T. Lightfoot

The Prevention of Naphthalene Deposits

The Purification of Water by Alum

By Peter T. Austen

Flame Contact.—A New Departure in Water Heating

By Thomas Fletcher

An Improved Method of Cable Working

By J. Ebel

The Plumber as a Sanitarian

By William Halley

Domestic Electricity

Cremation of Garbage

By John Zellweger

On Certain Properties Common to Fluids and Solid Metals

By W. Chandler Roberts Austen

Centenary of Parmentier

Gossypin

The Coloring Principle of Cotton Seed

New Harbor on West Coast of India

On the Application of Human Excreta as Manure: The Deportment of Urea toward Soils

Distribution of Power in Woolen Mill

Heart Beats

New Element of the Blood

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