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A Representative Battleship and Coast Defense Vessel of the French Navy

Apothecaries' Signs in the Olden Time

By C. J. S. Thompson

The Geology and Archæology of the California Gold Fields

By W. J. Mcgee and W. H. Holmes

Hermann Wilhelm Vogel

Mumford's Water-Tube Boiler

The Chapman-Hunter Pitchometer

Portable Petroleum Engine

Hill-Climbing Motor Car Tests

Automatic Lighter for Gas Burners

Miscellaneous Notes

Engineering Notes

Selected Formulæ


Iron Production during Forty Years

The Railways of the French Soudan

Brick and Clay in the Bible

By George Gillen

Electric Towing upon Navigable Waterways

Our Trade with China

Our Trade with Japan

How Prisoners Lived in the Bastille

Scotch Opinion of United States Goods

Method of Walking on Water

The Ethics of Primitive Peoples

Another New Fruit

Overpressure in the Schools

The Hand as an Indicator of Disease


A New Water Filter


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    February 04, 1899

    Confronting Common Wisdom