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    On Wednesday, a number of gentleman accepted the invitation of Captain Nares and his officers and the scientific staff attached to the Challenger expedition, to take a trip outside the heads, for the purpose ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 2,144 words
  3. A Cheap Water Filter.

    LAST summer, not beheving my drinking Avater to be pure enough, I had a filter made to order. First, I bought a galvanised iron pail, and then had a tap inserted about an inch from the bottom. Just above that, ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 282 words
  4. Timber Tongs.

    THE annexed engraving represents an implement for handling heavy timbers, or by altering the shape somewhat it may be made very useful in picking up large stones which might otherwise be difficult to handle. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 678 words
  5. Burning Shells to Make Lime.

    THE engraving shows the usual method of burning shells for lime in pits or heaps. This may be done very readily in places where shells are abundant and stones for building kilns are scarce, as in localities along ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 493 words



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