Scientific American, Volume 56, No. 9, February 26, 1887
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Scientific American, Volume 56, No. 9, February 26, 1887

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Table of Contents
  • Scientific American
  • IMPROVED CALORIC ENGINE.
  • Naval Architecture During the Last Half Century.
  • A Three Cylinder Locomotive.
  • Scientific American. ESTABLISHED 1845.
  • TERMS FOR THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN.
  • The Scientific American Supplement
  • Scientific American Export Edition.
  • NEW YORK, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1887.
  • Contents.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS OF SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT No. 582. For the Week Ending February 26, 1887.
  • NEW AMENDMENT OF THE DESIGN PATENT LAW.
  • ARE STEEL GUNS REALLY SUPERIOR?
  • THE COCAINE HABIT.
  • Pyrofuxin—a New Tanning Substance from Coal.
  • Weight and Power of Modern Guns.—Table of Armstrong Guns.
  • Castner's New Method for Producing Sodium.
  • Preventive Medicine.
  • The Peace Army of the United States.
  • A Solid Life Insurance Company.
  • EMERY WHEELS FOR GUMMING SAWS.
  • THE FRILLED SHARK—THE OLDEST LIVING TYPE OF VERTEBRATES.
  • COMBINED BENCH AND IRONING BOARD.
  • IMPROVED BLIND STOP.
  • The British Armament at Victoria.
  • A SIMPLE DEVICE FOR CRIMPING BOOTS OR SHOES.
  • PLASTERER'S HAWK.
  • ADJUSTABLE WOOD MEASURING RACK.
  • Steel Rail Capacity of the United States.
  • PENBERTHY INJECTOR.
  • PROTECTOR FOR LADIES' HATS.
  • IMPROVED STUMP PULLER.
  • The Defense of New York within Thirty Days' Time.
  • Electroplating with Platinum.
  • COMBINED BRUSH AND COMB CLEANER.
  • Correspondence.
  • Coincidence of Charleston Earthquake with a Reported Eruption in the Tonga Group.
  • Incendiary Birds.
  • Charcoal as Fossil.
  • Phosphorescent Birds.
  • Canned Fish, Meats, etc.
  • OUR WINTER BIRDS. BY E. M. HASBROUCK.
  • THERMOSCOPIC BALANCE. BY GEO. M. HOPKINS.
  • The Duration of the Sun.
  • IMPROVED MARINE DREDGER.
  • Hydraulic Dredging at Washington.
  • A New Sugar Process.
  • THE NORTHERN LIGHTS.
  • The Latest Yankee Craze.
  • EFFECT OF A TORPEDO ON AN IRONCLAD.
  • Steel Wire Brush Patent.
  • How Long Should a Nervous Patient be Treated?
  • TORPEDO BOAT ARMED WITH PNEUMATIC DYNAMITE GUNS.
  • The Strength of Snails.
  • CHEVREUL'S BLACK. T. O'CONOR SLOANE, PH.D.
  • The American Exhibition, London.
  • ENGINEERING INVENTIONS.
  • AGRICULTURAL INVENTIONS.
  • MISCELLANEOUS INVENTIONS.
  • NEW BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS.
  • Business and Personal.
    • Protection for Watches.
    • Catarrh Cured.
  • Notes & Queries
  • HINTS TO CORRESPONDENTS.
  • TO INVENTORS.
  • INDEX OF INVENTIONS For which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted February 8, 1887, AND EACH BEARING THAT DATE.
  • DESIGNS.
  • TRADE MARKS.
  • FORTY-SECOND ANNUAL REPORT OF THE NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Office: Nos. 346 & 348 Broadway, New York. JANUARY 1, 1887.
  • REVENUE ACCOUNT.
  • DISBURSEMENT ACCOUNT.
  • ASSETS.
  • TRUSTEES.
  • Advertisements.
  • SPECIAL MACHINERY
    • For Grinding and Polishing Manufactured by The Somersworth Machine Co., E. R. WARE, Agt.,
  • CALDWELLS CONVEYOR CALDWELL'S SPIRAL STEEL CONVEYOR, 131-133 West Washington St., Chicago, Ill
  • CATALOGUES FREE TO ANY ADDRESS TOOLS OF ALL KINDS TOOLS GOODNOW & WIGHTMAN BOSTON
  • SEBASTIAN, MAY & CO'S Improved Screw Cutting LATHES Foot & Power
  • ST. PAUL AND NEWPORT IMPROVEMENT COMPANY. CAPITAL $2,000,000.
  • MALLEABLE AND FINE GRAY IRON ALSO STEEL CASTINGS FROM SPECIAL PATTERNS FINE TINNING JAPANNING AND FINISHING. THOMAS DEVLIN & CO. LEHIGH AVE. & AMERICAN ST. PHILA.
  • Print Your Own Cards!
  • Barnes' Pat. Foot and Hand Power MACHINERY, $15.
    • W. F. & JOHN BARNES CO., Address 1999 Ruby St., Rockford, Ill.
  • AUTOCOPYIST
  • Syracuse Malleable Iron Works
  • ROCK DRILLS.
  • Edco System
  • A FEW CHOICE TECHNICAL BOOKS. RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
  • The Techno-Chemical Receipt Book: NOW READY.
    • The Techno-Chemical Receipt Book.
    • HENRY CAREY BAIRD & CO., Industrial Publishers, Booksellers, and Importers, 810 Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A.
  • CURE FOR THE DEAF
  • RUBBER BELTING, PACKING, HOSE. Oldest and Largest Manufacturers in the United States. VULCANIZED RUBBER FABRICS For Mechanical Purposes.
  • Air Brake Hose A Specialty.
    • RUBBER MATS, RUBBER MATTING AND STAIR TREADS.
  • SHAFTING DEPARTMENT EDISON MACHINE WORKS. Couplings, Hangers, Shafting, Pulleys. SEND FOR CATALOGUE. Salesroom, 19 DEY STREET, New York.
  • ARTESIAN
  • PLANTS ONLY THE BEST. ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE FREE. A. D. COWAN & CO. 114 Chambers Street, New York. BULBS & GARDEN TOOLS. SEEDS.
  • RECENT PROGRESS IN CHEMISTRY.
  • Handle for Rubber Stamps.
    • G. B. SHOLES, 308 N. 6th Street, St. Louis.
  • To Manufacturers
  • THE CHEAPEST AND BEST: Photo Engraving Co 67 PARK PLACE, NEW YORK. ENGRAVING FOR ALL ILLUSTRATIVE AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES
  • THE PHONOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
  • ICE & REFRIGERATING
  • PULLEYS, HANGERS, FRICTION CLUTCHES.
  • REID'S LIGHTNING BRACE SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR LIGHT BORING, SCREW DRIVING &c. NICKEL PLATED, WITH 2 BITS ROSEWOOD TRIMMINGS 2.75 POST PAID. A. H. REID. 1635 BARKER ST. PHILA. Agents Wanted.
  • WIRE ROPE Trenton Iron Co. WORKS and OFFICE, TRENTON, N. J.
  • THE BEST STEAM PUMP.
    • Ainsworth's Patent Improved BELT CLAMP.
  • LEGS & ARMS,
  • STEAM ENGINES.
  • SCIENTIFIC BOOKS.
  • HARRISON CONVEYOR!
  • HOISTING ENGINES and Boilers for every possible duty. New catalogue ready. LIDGERWOOD MANUFACTURING CO., 96 LIBERTY STREET, NEW YORK.
  • The Caligraph. LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO WRITE THE OLD WAY
  • Patents in Brazil and Mexico.
    • MUNN & CO., Proprietors Scientific American, 361 Broadway, New York.
  • Cutler's Pocket Inhaler
  • WELL Encyclopedia of 700 Engravings of WELL TOOLS, Diamond Drills and Lightning Hydraulic WELL Machines. Book free, 25c. for mailing it. American Well Works, Aurora, Ill.
  • FOREIGN PATENTS. Their Cost Reduced.
  • Advertisements.
  • CHARTER'S Gas Engine.
    • Chicago Agent: H. H. Latham, 115 Monroe Street. NEW YORK AGENT. Zell Engineering Co., 112 Liberty Street. Williams & Orton Mfg. Co. P. O. Box 148. STERLING, ILL.
  • Mineral Lands Prospected.
  • SEAMLESS BRASS & COPPER TUBES. SHEET BRASS, BRASSWIRE
  • REMINGTON Standard Typewriter.
    • Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, 339 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
  • PATENTS.
  • "THE STANDARD." H.W.JOHNS' ASBESTOS BOILER COVERINGS
  • PLAY THE PIANO AND ORGAN
  • Chandler & Farquhar, 177 Washington St., BOSTON.
  • The Original Unvulcanized Packing
  • JENKINS BROS.
  • GAS ENGINES.
  • PIPE COVERINGS
  • SHIELDS & BROWN
    • BRADLEY'S INSULATED AIR COVERINGS
  • VIOLIN OUTFITS.
  • HARTFORD STEAM BOILER HARTFORD. CONN. INSPECTION AND INSURANCE CO.
  • THE BOOMER & BOSCHERT PRESSES.
  • Lard Press. Baling Press Oil Press. Cider Press Baling Press.
    • BOOMER & BOSCHERT PRESS CO. 155 WEST WATER STREET, SYRACUSE, N. Y., U. S. A.
  • THE AMERICAN BELL TELEPHONE CO. 95 MILK ST., BOSTON, MASS.
  • SHEPARD'S NEW $60 Screw-Cutting Foot Lathe.
  • PULLEYS. Order from our "Special List." THE JOHN T. NOYE MFG. CO., BUFFALO, N. Y.
  • PROSPECTUS OF THE Scientific American
    • MUNN & CO., 361 Broadway, New York.
  • THE Scientific American Supplement.
    • MUNN & Co., 361 Broadway, N. Y.,
  • PRINTING INKS.
  • FOOTNOTES
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