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  2. Puzzle of "The Cheat."

    There is no picture in the splendid collection at this year's Academy in London that has caused more discussion than that painted by the Hon. John Collier, and entitled "The Cheat." ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    The following is an excellent disinfectant for sick rooms, care being taken to ventilate frequently:—Guiac, 10 parts; eucalyptol, 8 parts; phenol, 6 parts; menthol, 4 parts; thymol, 2 ...

    Article : 51 words
  4. White Metal.

    A white metal particularly adapted to the levers and keys of typewriting machines is composed of 57 parts of copper,20 parts of nickel, the same quantity of zinc, and 3 parts of ...

    Article : 56 words
  5. Universal Cement.

    Take, gum arabic 100 grammes, starch 75 grammes, white sugar 31 grammes, camphor 4 grammes. ...

    Article : 59 words
  6. Cucumber Cream.

    Mix together 3 parts Dr. white wax, 3 parts of spermaceti, 8 parts of benzoin lard, and 3 ...

    Article : 64 words
  7. Brass Alloys.

    If it be desired to cast brass objects in sand, it is recommended not to make ...

    Article : 106 words
  8. Wrinkles.

    When, a can rusts through, where, the sides join the bottom, the holes may be effectually stopped by covering them inside with a small piece of linen dipped in copal varnish, the tin ...

    Article : 121 words

    The cave man had discovered that the black substance forming one of the interior walls of his home was coal and that it would burn. "Gee!" he exclaimed. "That's lucky. Now I ...

    Article : 63 words
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