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The Third Grand Prix Automobile Race

Description of this Leading Event and of the Voiturette Race Preceding it by The Paris Correspondent of the Scientific American

Alcohol Versus Gasoline

Locomotive Standards

Calculations for Choi1ing Coils

Some Simple Formulæ

A New Salt-Refining Process

The Construction of Macadam Roads

How Rural Highways May be Improved

By Austin B. Fletcher

Phosphor-Bronze

By Edwin S. Sperry

Recent Development of the Gas Turbine

By Alfred Barbezat

The Economic Value of Water Power

Points in Favor of Water-Driven Works

The Great Pearl Oyster

Something About the Most Precious Bivalve

Mycenaean Civilization

By James Riunall Wheeler

Russia's Arctic Expedition

Artificial Diamonds

Present Methods of Producing Theme

Preservation of Foodstuffs

How Nitrogen and Pressure May be Employed

By P. Martens

Utilization of Atmospheric Nitrogen

The Process of Coal Washing

Description of the Apparatus Employed

By Samuel Diescher

Wood Preservation

The Meaning of Decay and How it May be Checked

By W. F. Sherfesee

Science Notes

Trade Notes and Formulæ

Engineering Notes

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