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The Canet Rapid Fire Artillery

Our Sewing Machines

More Than 500,000 Made by Us Annually

The Sheathed Propeller

Common Sense and Science

The New Bridge of St. Louis at Senegal

Corrosion and Breakage of Water Gage Glasses

By G. D. Hiscox

Mount Vernon, Mo., July 16, 1897

To the Editor of the Scientific American :

Floating Grain Elevator

Phosphor Bronze

By Max H. Wickhorst

The First English Armor Plate Rolling

Electrical Notes

Selected Formulæ

Engineering Notes

Electrically Driven Plowing Tackle

Bleaching Wax and Stearine

By S. Ramboe

Can the Hair Turn White from Fright?

World's Textile Production

On Chicle Gum

By Edward N. Butt

Care of the Ears

The Poison of Sunstroke

Tetanus Antitoxin

Bees as Weapons of War

Spitzbergen

The Army Worm

By Clarence M. Weed

On the Relative Variation and Correlation in Civilized and Uncivilized Races

Avalanches

The Production of Precious Stones in 1895

Cloud and Wave Studies

Insane Journalists

Patents!

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    August 07, 1897

    Think Outside the Gift Box