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"How many pounds of steam does it take to turn your engine over without the machinery at work?" said one engineer to another recently. "Well I don't know," he replied; "about ...Article : 734 words
IN this colony, as recent shows of the Brisbane Poultry Club have proved, there are not only some very fine specimens of the Dorking, but a breed of fowls many believe take ...Article : 1,109 words
WE take the following sensible remarks on profitable forming from the Sydney Sporting Life:—Among the various sources of income to which our farmers have to trust, we must ...Article : 635 words
THE following extract is from a work recently published, and entitled, "Social life amongst the Mormons," by Samuel Bowles: "Polygamy introduces many curious ...Article : 2,238 words
ACORRESPONDENT, writing from Salt Lake City, Utah, says: "You have tight money markets sometimes in the East. I have read of how semisavage nations 'barter.' I saw it cited, as a ...Article : 938 words
CONSIDERABLE interest attaches to what may be termed the "periodic phenomena" of nature Of such a character are the appenrance and disappenrance of animals, as bats and badgers, ...Article : 865 words
A WORD spoken at random has often proved of more utility than the best concorted plans; hence it happens that fools often prosper when men of talent fail. Here is an illustration: ...Article : 835 words
THE great intercst felt in this now famous needle-gun was manifested at the Crystal Palace on Saturday, July 21. Immediately after the concert was over, a stall in the centre transept, ...Article : 1,353 words
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