Scientific American, Volume XLIII., No. 25, December 18, 1880 A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures.
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Scientific American, Volume XLIII., No. 25, December 18, 1880 A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures.
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Table of Contents
  • A WEEKLY JOURNAL OF PRACTICAL INFORMATION, ART, SCIENCE, MECHANICS, CHEMISTRY, AND MANUFACTURES.
  • NEW YORK, DECEMBER 18, 1880.
  • Contents.
  • Scientific American
    • NEW YORK, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1880.
    • NO. 259.
  • ONE MORE NUMBER.
  • FIRES—CAUSES AND PREVENTION.
  • WHAT IS LIGHT?
  • GLASS SPINNING AND WEAVING.
  • REMARKABLE ERUPTION OF MAUNA LOA.
  • NEW AIR ENGINE.
  • Telegraph Wires Underground.
  • IMPROVED SAFETY NUT.
  • Petroleum Prospects.
  • TOOL FOR DRIVING AND CLINCHING NAILS.
  • AUTOMATIC BALANCE ATTACHMENT FOR VALVES.
  • IMPROVED SAFETY VALVE.
  • Raising Sunken Vessels.
  • NEW HAND POWER BAND SAW.
  • The Harbor of Montreal.
  • APPARATUS FOR REMOVING ICE FROM RAILROADS.
  • Ericsson's New Submarine Gun.
  • RECENT INVENTIONS.
  • NEW TELEGRAPH INSULATOR.
  • BUSINESS COLLEGES.
    • PACKARD'S BUSINESS COLLEGE.
  • American Institute of Architects.
  • Vennor's Winter Predictions.
  • The London Underground Railway.
  • Tempering Chisels.
  • AMATEUR MECHANICS.
    • A SIMPLE SINGLE-ACTING STEAM ENGINE.
  • MISCELLANEOUS INVENTIONS.
  • THE HERCULES BEETLE.
  • A Poulterer's View of Mechanical Poultry Raising.
  • The Embrace of the Mantis.
  • VARIEGATION OF LEAVES.
  • Vanilla, Cinnamon, Cocoanut.
  • Learning to Tie Knots.
  • DECISIONS RELATING TO PATENTS.
    • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Characteristics of Arctic Winter.
  • The Collins Line of Steamers.
  • CHINESE WOMEN'S FEET.
  • CORRESPONDENCE
    • Ice at High Temperatures.
  • Schools of Invention.
  • Proposed Exhibition of Bathing Appliances.
  • Business and Personal.
  • English Patents Issued to Americans.
    • From November 9 to November 12, 1880, inclusive.
    • HINTS TO CORRESPONDENTS.
    • COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED.
  • INDEX OF INVENTIONS
    • Letters Patent of the United States were Granted in the Week Ending:
  • November 16, 1880,
    • AND EACH BEARING THAT DATE.
    • DESIGNS.
    • TRADE MARKS.
  • ADVERTISEMENTS.
    • A SPLENDID HOLIDAY GIFT.
  • DR. SCOTT'S ELECTRIC HAIR BRUSH.
    • A REMARKABLE INVENTION,
    • A BEAUTIFUL BRUSH, LASTING FOR YEARS.
    • THE SWISS WARBLER
      • OR MOCKING-BIRD WHISTLE
    • OR MOCKING-BIRD WHISTLE
    • STEAM BOILERS;
    • TOOPE'S PAT. FELT AND ASBESTOS
    • PATENT BENDING ROLLS,
    • HILLES & JONES, Wilmington, Del.
    • PLAYS! PLAYS! PLAYS! PLAYS!
    • THE NEW TOY!
    • For Sale.—Engine for Steam Launch,
    • THE OPEN FIREPLACE IN ALL AGES.
    • JAMES R. OSGOOD & CO., BOSTON.
    • STEAM PUMPS, THE NORWALK IRON WORKS CO., SOUTH NORWALK, CONN.
    • CRUSHING AND GRINDING
    • MECHANIC WANTED.
    • CENTENNIAL, AND PARIS MEDALS.
    • Mason's Friction Clutches and Elevators.
    • WANTED
    • BLAKE'S PATENT POSITIVE STEAM TRAP.
    • THE PERFECTED STYLOGRAFIC
    • Phosphor-Bronze Wire, Sheets, Rods, Bolts.
    • MAGIC LANTERNS AND VIEWS
    • THE MAGICAL ORGANETTE, ONLY $8.00.
    • PERKINS' High Pressure Engine and Boiler, Etc.
    • DO YOUR OWN PRINTING
    • H. HOOVER, Phila., Pa.
    • Pond's Tools,
      • Engine Lathes, Planers, Drills, &c.
    • Engine Lathes, Planers, Drills, &c.
    • DAVID W. POND, Worcester, Mass.
      • SPARE THE CROTON AND SAVE THE COST.
    • SPARE THE CROTON AND SAVE THE COST.
    • Driven or Tube Wells
    • WOOD WORKING
    • "The 1876 Injector."
    • Shafts, Pulleys, Hangers, Etc.
    • SOAP AND CANDLES, STARCH, DEXTRINE, and GLUCOSE. IN PRESS.
    • SURFACE FILE HOLDERS.
    • Leffel Water Wheels, With recent improvements.
    • THREE BEAUTIFUL GIFT BOOKS FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
    • "THE DORE BIBLE GALLERY."
    • "ATALA"
    • "THE WANDERING JEW."
    • SASH DOVETAILING MACHINE.
    • ERICSSON'S NEW MOTOR.
    • ERICSSON'S NEW CALORIC PUMPING ENGINE, FOR DWELLINGS AND COUNTRY SEATS.
    • DELAMATER IRON WORKS
    • SUPERIOR SUBSTITUTE FOR WOOD ENGRAVING.
  • MOSS ENGRAVING CO
    • THE BLAKE "LION AND EAGLE" CRUSHER,
    • ROCK BREAKERS & ORE CRUSHERS.
    • The Melodette, or Automatic Piano,
    • RUBBER BACK SQUARE PACKING.
    • THE STEARNS MANUFACTURING CO.,
    • Forster's Rock & Ore Breaker and Combined Crusher and Pulverizer.
    • The BELMONTYLE OIL
    • "RELIABLE"
    • UNIVERSAL GRINDER.
    • OTIS'
      • SAFETY HOISTING
    • SAFETY HOISTING
    • Machinery.
    • JOHN R. WHITLEY & CO.
    • ROOTS' NEW IRON BLOWER.
    • POSITIVE BLAST. IRON REVOLVERS, PERFECTLY BALANCED IS SIMPLER, AND HAS FEWER PARTS THAN ANY OTHER BLOWER.
    • PROPOSALS FOR MAIL LOCKS.
    • SHEPARD'S CELEBRATED $50 Screw Cutting Foot Lathe.
    • ROOFING.
    • Model Engines.
    • SEND FOR THE BEST BAND SAW BLADE
    • MACHINISTS' TOOLS.
    • SKATES AND NOVELTIES.
    • PORTER MANUF'G CO.
  • Advertisements.
    • THE WONDERFUL
  • CHRISTMAS "ST. NICHOLAS."
    • $100 PRESENT!
    • THE NEW YORK BELTING AND PACKING COMPANY
    • LOOK FOR OUR STAMP
    • BELTING, HOSE, OR PACKING.
    • Mill Stones and Corn Mills.
    • PULSOMETER
    • Pictet Artificial Ice Co., Limited,
    • H.W. JOHNS' ASBESTOS
    • The George Place Machinery Agency
    • EMERY WHEELS and GRINDING MACHINES.
    • PHOTO-ENGRAVING CO.
    • HARTFORD STEAM BOILER
    • COMPANY
    • COLUMBIA BICYCLE.
    • AGENTS CAN MAKE $5,000.00
    • MANUFACTURERS' CABINET.
    • Steam Fitters' & Plumbers' Supplies.
    • BOILER COVERINGS.
    • ASBESTOS MATERIALS.
    • CUT THIN LUMBER!!
    • MAHOGANY,
    • Steel Castings
    • Pyrometers.
    • WM. A. HARRIS PROVIDENCE, R. J. (PARK STREET),
    • HARRIS-CORLISS ENGINE
    • WILBRAHAM BROS.
    • The Oldest YANKEE NOTION HOUSE In the World.
  • HOWARD BROTHERS & READ,
    • THE HOWARD MANUFACTURING CO.,
  • PATENTED NOVELTIES.
    • PRICE 25 CENTS.
    • New York Ice Machine Company,
    • ICE AND COLD AIR.
  • KNABE
    • PIANOFORTES.
    • NON-CONDUCTOR COVERINGS,
    • FOR STEAM BOILERS AND PIPES.
    • POWER SHEARS.
    • The Asbestos Packing Co.,
    • BOSTON, MASS., OFFER FOR SALE:
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