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  3. SCIENCE.

    Two German scientists, who observed the recent solar eclipse from Mount Rosa, in the Pennine Alps, state that at the culminating point of the obscuration the glaciers and snowfields became suffused with a ...

    Article : 210 words
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  5. DECEPTIVE SENSES.

    It is a familiar fact of surgery that when a man has had his leg amputated, say below the knee, he will complain of pain, not in the stump, but in the toes of the missing limb. In one case the patient felt ...

    Article : 72 words
  6. LIVING MUMMIES.

    Living mummies exist in Tibet in small caves in the solid rock, each built up in front with stones and mertar. They have padlocked doors, tiny drains, and small holes just sufficient for a man to pass his hand ...

    Article : 95 words
  7. SULPHUR FOR CHRONIC NASAL CATARRHS.

    Dr. Louis Kolipinski says that sulphur often relieves and prevents chronic inflamation of the nasal mucous membrane, or the inner skin of the nose. The immediate effects of the sulphur are to check ...

    Article : 87 words
  8. THE AGE OF BIRDS.

    The birds that attain the greatest age are the eagle, the swan, and the raven, which sometimes live for more than 100 years. At the other extreme is the wren, whose average life is only three years. ...

    Article : 105 words
  9. THE CIGAR: POPULAR FALLACIES.

    White ash upon a cigar has been popularly supposed to indicate the excellence of the weed, but, as a matter of fact, its only indication is of the presence of potash in the leaf. Tobacco rich in chloride of ...

    Article : 176 words
  10. MUSICAL INSECTS.

    The poet, having once occasion to speak about crickets and grasshoppers, very happily termed thorn "violinists of the field," and although at the lime be was ignorant of the fact, he stated nothing ...

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