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MISCELLANEOUS.

[Under (Ms head are included " Scientific Sock-ties," "Reviews of Books," " Useful atid Scientific Notes," "Extracts from Correspondence," ami

"Domestic Recines."~\

Domestic Recipes."]

"AS INITIO" corrected, -285

Accldente, gun, 43

Act on factories and workshops. 576

Action of magnetism on gases, 23

Adulteration of tobacco, 859

Advantage of science, 600

Advice by Dr. Dasher, 47. 65

Aeronautical, 379

Agricultural use of salt, 70

Air, chemical examination of, 167; air or

gas for blow-pipe, 143

Alcohol, 43S, 504

Algebra, 212

Algebraical problems, 17, 91
Alloy for gougs, 576
Alum for clearing muddy water. 167
Amateur farming, 139; Amateur Me-
chanical Society. 47. 383

America, Gokiwln Smith on emigration

to, 9

American salt-mine, an, 594
Ammoniacal gas-liquor, 95
Amorphous sulphur, 71
Amount of dyes yielded by coal, 407
Ancient Indian architecture, 212
Animals, madness in, 383
Answers to correspondents, 24. 47. 71, 95.
120, 143. 168, 192, 216, 239. 264. 2RS, 312.
336. 360, 384. 408. 4.32, 456, 480, 004, 528,
552, 576, 600, 624

Anti-fouling compositions *jr ships'

bottoms. 34

Antidote for phosphorus, 23
Anli-flamine, 479
Antiquity of the mitrailleuse, 551
Apparatus: disinfecting, 47; lubricating,

129
Apparent death, 551
Architecture, ancient Indian, 212
Armour plate testing, 70
Arsenic in fuchnine, 71
Art. modern, 167
Artificial: butter, 676; ice, 203, 431;

limbs, 333

Ashworth's looped binder, 95

Astronomical notes, 523

Atmospheric telegraph, an, 419

Atoms, the size of, 119

Audible railway signals, 504
Australian leeches, 431

BALLOONING, 145

Bar. cutter, 187

Barm, 65

Barrow roller, 159

Batteries: cheap, 624; galvanic, 523:

manganese, 17

Beardsley's letters, 164, 1S7

Beer, solid, 70

Beetles, scavenger, 570

Beetroot sugar, 70

Belts, splicing leather. 43

Bennett's die chuck, 65

Bicycle, the, 164, 309; bicycle, the

"Phantom." 258

Biggs, Mr., on algebra, 91

Binder, looped, 95

Binding screws, 115

Blast furnaces, 431

Blight on plants, 504

Blood: colouring matter of, 119; man-
ganese to, 359; pictures, 612

Blowpipe, 143

Blue mahoe wood, 139 ig;

Body, effect of alcohol'on the, 438; body
and mind, 2110 J

Boiler inspection, 309

Bolting cloths. 498

Botany and photography, 58

Hradawls. 263

Brass and copper, plating, 575; brass in-
struments. 498

Brazilian railways, 333

Bread: making, 43; preserved, 551

Brick buildings, facing, 95; brickwork,
joints in, 271

British Association, the, 600

Brashes, varnish, 594

Building material, new. 504

Buroham. proposed museum at, 551

Butter, artificial, 576; butter-making a
welty in, 23 ^'

CAUPORNXAN tin, 23

ClMkT.Jrthmn" of Corinth, 23; Suez,

n i,"."""Urtepec, 23

Carded «£**"*• U: candl0 »««=P. »

Ca^etwSnXl^ *—* ««

Carved wood, polishing 503

Gut* for needle*, glass,' 369

Cauterisation. 537

Challenge, "Hampden's,'70 95

Changes In Ashes, 263

Cheap: battery. tf24: confectionery. 407

Uemical examination of air, 167

Chi i saltpetre, 6.'4

Chlm-ieyi, Iron, i 3

Chjot, grafting in, 2G3

«ta«w: grease-tree, 263; 271; lacqucr-

Iron chimneys, 23; iron, electro-deposited,

48; iron, galvanisation of. 551; Iron,

rusting. 431; iron ship-building. 431;

iron, spitting of, 503; iron and steel
rails, 407; iron, tinning. 359

Isthmus of Cornith, 23

JEWELLERY, repolishing, 407

Joints in brickwork, 271

Journal or patents. 24. 48. 90, 120. 144, I OS,

192. 21ri. 239. 264. 288, 312, 336, 300, :tM

432, 456, 480

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Vi*ll New: Actonf.actorie8imdwork8hopfl.G76;

building material. 504; coating for flre-
^~~~-~ arms, 504; disinfecting apparatus. 147;
electric machine, 576; gun, £59: Indian
medicine. 552; kind of cotton, 2.3: lubri-
cating apparatus. 129; method of ob-
taining gelatine. 23. 71; naval light. 479;
photometer, 464: planisphere, 167 ; pro-
jectile, 263; test paper. 585 ; use for
yeast, 479

Nomenclature of stars. 383

Komnus dt plumt. 42

Norfolk geology, 570

Norway coal, 523

Notes; astronomical, 523; microscopical,
512

Novelty in butter-making, 23

Numismatics, 309

OAK, sUining. 212
Oakum as a surgical dressing, 576
Observing Astronomical Society. 431
Obtaining air or gas for blowpipe, 143;

obtaining gelatine, 23. 71

Oil. glycerine, a substitute for, 303; oils:

olive, 003: paraffin, 17

Olive oil, 503

Opinion, medical, 17, 65

Optical: glass, 70; instruments, 359

"Original" contributions, Wolfe's, 258

Our knowledge of meteoritea, 115

PACKING pap«\ 503

Pails, painting, 286

Paint: cleaning. 276; economical, 479

Painting wooden pails, 2*6

Pannier railway system, the, 70

Paper: new test, 585: packing. 503 sil-

vering. 143: uses of, 504

Paraffin oils. 17

Parchment and paper, uniting, 431

Paris greon, 594

Patent Journal. 24, 4S, 72. 96. 120. 144,

168, 192, 216, 239, 264, 288, 312, 336, 360,

:m, 432. 456. 480; patent la We. the, 164

Pedespede, 212

Peeling potatoes, 203

Petrified sea monster. 552

"Phantom" veloce and wheel, 187, 212,

258

Phosphorus : antidote for, 23; luminosity

of, 57

Photographic, '47, 143: photographic

prints. 523; photography in botany, 58

Photometer, a new. 464

Phrenology, 355, 379

Picture frames, 575; pictures, blood. 512

"Pigs." Seely's, 455

Plan for cutter-bar. 187

Planisphere, a new, 167

Plants: blight on, 504; medicinal, 05;

poisonous, 576

Plating copper with brass and zinc, 575

Poison plants, 576; poisonous toa, 310

Polishing wood carving, 503

Pompeii, excavations in. 119

Portable motive power, 167

Possibility, a puzzling, 552

Potato-peeling, 203; potato reform, 285

Pound and the guinea, 107

Power looms, 427; power, portable

motive, 167

Practical method of determining focal

length of a concave lens, 309

Pre-Adamite man. 475

Presence of manganese in milk and Mood,

359

Present knowledgo of meteorites, our, 115

Preserved: bread. 551; milk, 562

Preserving wood. 263

Presses, hydraulic, 47

Preventing the clogging of bolting cloths,

498

Prints, photographic. 523

Problems, algebraical, 17

Process for re-sharpening flies, 167

Projectile, a new. 263

Proposed museum at Burnbam, 551

Psychology, electrical, 139
Pulse, the, 119
Purifying gas, 575
Puzzling possibility, a, 552
Pyramids, the, 552

QUESTIONS, enrious, 427

RAILS, steel and iron, 407

Hallway signals, 504 ; railway system, the

pannier. 70; railways: Brazilian, 333;

Rigi, 498

Rainfall in France, 359

Rare lens, a, 17

Readings from the globes, 235, 259

Real and apparent death. 551
Recipes: domestic, 71, 156. 191, 311. 403,

503, 575; home made yeast. 65; tested,

235. 2,58, 333
Reform of potato culture, 285
Reflected light, 263
Relation of light to optical instruments,

359
Rendering wood incombustible. 263
Renewing old kid gloves, 479; renewing

ribbons, 479
Repairing leaky roofs, 551
Re-polishing jewellery, 407
Re-sharpening tiles, 167
Restoring life, 141
Reversion spectroscope, 552

REVIEWS OF BOOKS :—

Arithmetic, Theoretical and Practical,

155

Biology rtrtus Theology. 509

Building Societies and Borrowers. 509

Continental Farming and Peasantry, 57

Contributions to the Mineralogy of

Victoria, 438

Curiosities of Mathematics, 606
Disposal of Town Sewage, 509
Drawing for Carpenters snd Joiners,

322
Gfls Economy—Things Worth Krtnwlng

about Gas, 155
Gas Managers' Handbook, 155
Hogg's Secret Code for Letters or Tele-
grams, 823
Manual of Colours and Dye Wares, 4;is
Manufacture of Bootroot Sugar in Eng-
land and Ireland, 414

Modern Practical Angler, the 322

Other Worlds than Ours, 241

Pewtner's Comprehensive Specifier, 438

Proctor's New Star Atlas, 413

Public Schools Reform. 509

Quarterly Journal of Education, 438

Second Course of Orthographic Projec-

tion, 322

Transactions or the Woolhopo Natu-
ralists' Field Club, 389
Water Analysis, 389

Rewards to inventors, 35M

Ribbons, renewing, 479

Right and left hands, 551

Rigi Railway, the, 498

Rip*? fruit, evolution of gas by, 333

Roller burrow, the, 359

Boofa, leaky, 551

Royal: Dublin Society, 70; National Life-
boat Institution, 9

Rushes, 268

Rustic picture frames, 575

Rusting Iron, 431

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:—

American Philosophical Society. 443

Brighton and Sussex Natural History

Society, 361

Conference of Mechanical Engineers,
491

English Mechanic Scientific and Me-
chanical Society. Manchester, 401. (Kit'

Exolish Mechanic Society of Arts,

Edinburgh, 539

Ethnological Society. 36S

Exeter Naturalists' Club. 609

Geologists' Association, 3m

Hackney Scientific Association, 263

Iron and Steel Institute. 608

Londonderry Natural History and Philo-

sophical Society, 368

Maidstone and Mid-Kent Natural His-

tory Society. 609

North Staffordshire Naturalists' Field

Club, 369

Norwich Geological Society. 513

Observing Astronomical Society, 419.

539

Quekett Microscopical Club, 468

Royal Astronomical Society, 8, 109, 224

Royal Irish Academy, 369

Royal Microscopical Society, 121

Scraping slide valves. 263

Screws: binding. 115; hints about, 203

Sea cucumbers, 576; sea dredging, 263;

sea monster, petrified, 552

•' Seely's pigs," 465

Self-feeding turning lathe, 455

Sense of taste, the, 95

Sentence, curious, 475

Setting valves, 488

Sewing Machines, 47. 879

Sharpening flies by galvanic current, 141

Ship-building, Iron; 431; ships' bottoms,

composition for, 34

Signals, Railway, 504

Silver. 167; silver solder, 407; silvering

paper. 143

Size of atoms, the, 119

Sketching from nature. 17

Slide-valves, scraping, 263

Solder: silver, 407; soft, 407

Solid beer, 70

Some hints about screws, 263

Something new on silvering paper, 143

Sonnainbulism, 024

Hound. 47

Spectroscope, reversion, 552

Speed of circular sawa, 496

Sphericity of the earth, 139

Spherolocomotion, 23

Spinning cotton, 235

Spitting of iron anil steel, 503

Splicing leather belts, 43

Spontaneous combustible gas, 6.11

SjKrts on the sun. 91

Spurious tea, 70

Squaring the circle, 333

Staining oak, 212

Stamp, candle, 71

Standard of measurement, universal. 119

Star nomenclature, 65, 383

Starch, 17

Station, floating telegraph, 23

Statuary, copying, 47

Steam-engine without a crank, 119;

steam and machinery. 91; Steam Users'

Association, Manchester, 47

Steel and iron rails, 407; steel, splitting

of, 603 iie

Stone, waterproofing. 586

Stream, the gulf, 70

Substitute for binding screws 115

Suez Canal. 23

Sugar: beetroot, 70; grape, 431

Suggestions. 91

Sulphur, amorphous and crystalline 71

Son, the, 47; sun. distance of, 285- sun-

flower, the, 191; su„-s iuflujuco un

glass. 225; snn spots, 91

Surgical use of oakum, 676.

Table, a valuable, 546. 024

Tam-tams, 576

Taste, 95

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NOTES, QUERIES, AND REPLIES.

[Many of the subjects under this head will aho be found in " Letters to the Editor."']

ACCOBDION stand, 2G2 432, 640
Acids: carbonic. 5.50, 572, 690: fluoric, 478,
.501 • hvpochloric, 20; nitric, 4.'); nitrous,
69S; oleic, 142; picric. 530, 573, 598
Act, Metrical 106. 33-'., 380
Adhesive material, 69, 117
Adjustment of microscope, 520, 540
Adulteration: food. 382, 594; oil, 406, 45P.;

turpentine, 166, 189

iEolian harp, 119. 105

Aerated waters, 335, 526

Aerostatics. 023

Affection of the t~eth, 118. 141, 101

Africa (South), elimate of. 214

Agricultural Exhibition, Oxford, 09

Ailanthus. .'.99

Air current. 623; air, foul. 502. 548. 595;
air gun, 238. 311. 404, 499. 550, 50(1: air.
speed of, 23, 68; air stove, 94; air
string pump, 335, 380; air r. steam, 575

Alabaster gloss, 400

Alarum for Dutch clock, 238, 452

Albumen in milk, 21

Alcohol 40

AlK"bra. 166, "'7, 382. 404. 429

Alirehraie equations. 00, 03, 117

Alloys for tin foil 400

Alum, 08, 02; alum and iron tanks, 21

Aluminium bronze, 287, 370

Amadou and felt plaster, 21

Amalgam. 19

Amateur Turners' Club. 160. ISO
Amber beads. 454, 477, 409; amber, dis-
solving, 45, 115; author mouthpiece,
550

American cloth bag, 262

Ammonia, sulphate of, 22

Analyses: glass, 623; water, 238, 285. 311,

380

Anastatic printing. 335

Auatomical models, 383

Anatomy, 94

Ancient painting, 455

Angle-iron hoops, 113. 117 ; angle, trisec-

tion of. 142

Aniline colours, GO; aniline dyes for fea-

thers, 142

Annuity, 475

Anomaly, apparent 05, 117,140
Anlimonv. glass of, 430
Antique, lis, 164

Apparatus : distilling. 478, 5fil. 521 : gas
generating, 01; heatintr, 022; In.Iraulie,

Apparent anomaly, 95, 117, Hi)
Apparent paradox. 43. !'l
Appold's eentritug:!) pump, 01. 140
Aquariums, 20, 66, 70, 03, 117, 881,400,

454, 594

Aquatic botany, 215, 260

Archery. 166

Archimedes' lever, 143

Architecture, naval 191. 250. 285. 382
Area of safety valve, 214. 259. 260, 283
Arithmetical queries, 180, 213, 23G, 262,

310

Arm chair. 160

Anus for By-whecl 191, 211

Army commissions, 2S7

Arnold's chimney ventilator. 100

Arrangements, optical 455, 500

Artificial: fountain. 287; log, 21; parch-

ment, 94; teeth, 160

Artists' lay llgurea, 623

Arts' Examination, Collogo of Surgeons,

287, 357, 406, 454, 477

Assaying, 44

Ascarides, 190, 214. 237, -.'59

Ash timber, 350, 381

Ashes, zinc, 21

Asphalto: flooring, 04 ; pasteboard for

roofing. 238, 261 ; paving, 479, 501, 525;

varnish, 91

Astronomical 94, 143, 166, 100. 213. 311,

358. 381, 526, 595, 398, 021 ; astronomical

books, 166

Atmospheric influence on electric clocks,

287

Atropia, sulphate of, 142

Attachments to sewing machine, 550, 60G

Attraction, electric, 454, 500
Auriferous ores, 45
Australian : climate, 214; nuggets. 023;

scenery, 118

Aviary. 214. 453, 527, 540, 550

Axle*, waggon, 238

BACK-dranght in engine, 100; back-
grounds, flatted oil 479, 525; back-
wheel bicycles, 430

Bags: American cloth, 262; leather, 21;

nail 262

Baking fireclay, 455, 499

Balance metal plates, 502; lialance in
verge watches, 599; balancing locomo-
tives. 350, 453

Ball weight of, 502, 520, 548, 531, 505,

597 ; balls, silver. 106. 451

Balloon, gas'for, 166, 427, 431

Bamboo nuts, 262

Band, fu\ 649; band saws, brazing, 358,

381; bunds, galvanic, 47, 04, 235, 262,

452, 018; bands, guttapercha, 119

Bankal wood. 04.117

Banner, regilding. 142

Bar. boring, 358. 647; bar, cutter, 143,

165, 285; bar micrometer. 22. 382

Barley grown from oats. 527. 540

Barometer tubes. 22, 100, 19L 235. 810,

356. 427. 452. 408; barometer, water,

470, 502, 526, 575; barometers, 431, 408,

602, 525, 626, 548, 671, 505, 621

Barrel organs, 287, 475, 523; barrels, gnu,

287, 475. 574. 020
Barton's buttons. 142; Barton's feed-water

heater, 430, 470
Barytas, borate of, 22
Bat handles, 110; bats, erieket, 22, 287,

334
Bath: ebonite, 478; hot or cold. 575;
painting. 023 ; shower. 00; toning, 673,
574, 597, 020: baths, 118

Batteries: hichromato, 479. 527, 675, 598.

020; Bunsen's. 502, 5951 Oallaud's, 358,

381 ; connections for, 623; Daniell's, 406,

464: defective, 142, 165, 118, 882,406;

electro-magnetic, 609; Fsurc's. 622:

galvanic. 69, 93. 118. 141. Sll. 334.407,

451; gilding. 118. 164, 187. 215. 3.15:

Halse's. 550: Icelandic. 160. 180. 213;
magnetic. 406. 454. 502: umngauesc, 60,
93. 118. 502. 825. 550, 574, 506, 597. 60S,
620. 023: plumbago bottle, 479. 502;
Bemak. 502: Smec's 627; sulphutc of
copper. 155, 501; sulphate of lead. 22,
67,115.142. 188; sustaining. 500, 622;
zinc plate for, 20; batteries, 212, 215,
501. 571, 022
Beads, amber, 454, 477, 400
Beam, oak, 00, 93
Bearings for turning harmoniums, 04;

bearings, white metal. 18

Beech. 20

Beer, 117: beer, ginger, 238,261; beer from

herbs. 599

Bees. 202. 286. 310. 334. 335. 355, 338, 379.

381. 428. 478. 660. 673. 675, 607, 608, 020;

bee's-wax, 22. 142. 674

Belgian and French periodicals, 18

Bellows, 202: bellows for harmonium,

2S7, 490, 550

Bells: dumb, 215, 260; electric, 43. 69, 212

Bench, carpenter's. 45

Bennett's chuck, 21, 04, 117
Beverages, summer. 94, 117, 140
Bible herbal. 110. 164
Bichromate, batteries, 47!), 627, 575, 698,

620

Bicycles, 810, 856; bicycles: lurk-whoo!.

430; brakofor, 882,420; " Kiluwnock."

430; pointing, 21. 66; tires Tor, 262;

wheels for, 44, 142, 188

Billiard board, 40
Bills, mill 21. 43, 551, 573
Binders' cutting press, 21, 41; binders'

tools, COO, 022

Binding: books,287, 334, 383,437;magnetic

wire, 575

Birds' eggs, 143. 180

Birds, stuffed, 287

Biscuits, charcoal, 859, 405

Bisulphide of carbon prism, 262, 475

Black brasswork of microscope, 549. 506:

black cloth, finishing. 675; black,

chrome. 100, 427, 451; black diamonds,

382: black glass of antimony, 430;

black japan for coaehwork, 4711; black,

Lancashire, 430; blaekleacl 23. 190;

blackening copper coins, 21, 07; black-

ing for harness, 479, 525

Blast, fan, 21, 07, 430. 50O, 502, 548 ; blast

gas furnace, 455, 501

Bleaching: bones, 100.214; calico, 574,

020; ivory, 575; powder. 238, 427, 452;

wax, 45

Blocking blaeklcad, 190

Blood, 202, 404

Blotchy face. 60, 143

Blowpipe, 599

Blue tiles, cleaning, 00: blue for washing,

44; blue writing ink, 502. 526, 548

Board, billiard. 46; boards, cement for

joining, 143, 189

Boat-building, 110, 215, 237; boat, size and
price of. 03; boat-steering, 310, 3S0, 404;
boats, paint for. 262

Boehm flute, 237. 200, 287

Bogio eugines, 479

Bofiors, 22, 40, 66, 67, 118, 214, 215, 237,

259, 200. 309, 333, 335. 357, 470, 525. 590;

boilerB: copper, 09, 03, 263; draught in,

311, 357, 380; boiler for eggs, 550; reed-

ing, 358, 381, 405: float for. 100; heating

boiler by gas, 287, 475; Incrustration of,

382, 571: kitchen, 118, 235, 478, 547, 675,

620; boiler for launch, 22. 07; multitu-

bular, 19, 06; painting, 262: plates, 350,

431; pressure of, 310, 850, 358, 379;

proving, 214; taps for, 21, 44, 66; test-

ing, 190, 259, 286.

Bones: bleaching, 190, 214; breakiag, 214;
dissolved, 622; manure from, 574;
semi-transparent 23; steaming, 478.
Books, 119, 141, 166. ISO, 287. 602, 548;
hooks: binding,287,334,383,427; edges
of, gilding, 630, 672; keeping, 09, 93;
numbering, 18; books on printing, 358,
381; books ou water-wheels, 338, 428

Bookbinders': glue, 238. 261. 427; plough.

190, 250; bookworms, 287, 370
Boomerang, the, 46. 92
Boots, kid, 216, 404, 542, 473
Borate of barytas, 22

Boring: bar, 858, 547; cylinders for model

engine, 454, 477; ears, 214: glass, 119,

141, 235; model cannon, 21; wooden

handles in lathe, 142, 165, 188

Botany. 167, 189, 190, 237, 810, 338; botany,

aquatic. 215, 260
Bottle battery, plumbago, 479, 502; bottle
caps, fastening, 350; bottles, steaming,
33S; bottle. Woulffe's, 237, 499
Bottling fruits, 336, 409
Bourne on the steam engine, 574, 598
Bow, spring, 60, 117
Boxes: iron moulding, 311; musical 118,

164, 187. 235, 259, 311, 357
Brace bits, tempering. 454, 477, 600
Brake, bicycle, 4)82, 429; brake-piece, 574,

620

Brass: bronzing, 67: circle, graduating,

288, 404, 618: coins. 215, 260, 262, 527,

540. 672; flannel and, 478, 601. 647; flux

for,509; frct-eutting rolled, 04. 117; in-

struments. 238, 201. 285; mixing. 45;

moulds, 166,218, 408; Parsons's white,

311; plates, 04, 527. 606: soldering. 385,

880; stamping sheet, 22; tubes. 502.

626; brasswork. lacquering.. 190 427,

451, 623; brasswork of microscope, 540,

596
Brazilian railways. 287, 310
Brazing: handsaws, 35K: cast-iron, 06,
118, 213; soldering or, 455, 500; spelter,
455, 478; brazing and tinning, 478
Breaking: bones, 214; weight of oak

beam. 09, 03
Breakers, contact, 40. 69, 02 116, 110, 509,

C21
Bream-flshing, 430, 454 476
Brewing, 09, 93, 118, 140. 212, 311, 357,406,

618

Brick oil, 382,406,420; bricks and pottery.

287

Bright stceL varnish for, 575

Brillantino. 40, OS

Britannia metal. 502. 547, 600

Brittle India rubber, 287

Broad lead pencils, 45, 92

Bronchitis. 40. 02, 60S, 021

Bronze: aluminium, 287, 370; Florentine,

238, 427; printing in, 650, 572

Bronzing: brass, 67; copper urns, 590,

021; model vessel 110, 188; Iron in

paint. 650; red. 454. 477

Brooch-pin, 04, 117, 140

Bucket-gearing 023

Buffer-spriugs. 214, 432

Building: boats. 110. 215. 237; canoes, 46,

110. 106, 189. 213; organs, 650, 573. 606;

yachis. 23. 45, 238

Bullets and flasks. 04

Bullion iron cement 385, 380

Bunsen's battery, 603, 595

Buoyancy. 04

Burners for gas, 18

Burning: gloss. 94, 43(1, 476. 509; lead,

622; smoke, 358, 547

Burnishing-plate, 216, 427

Burnt cluv. 602, 626

Butter-making, 100. 213, 202. 594

Buttons: Barton's, 142; lace and, 100; for
keyless watches, 70

Carving : stone. 70; wooden ware, 520,

649

Case-hardening, 478. mil, 621

Cases for fern-. 2;:, 214, 259, .".5«, Ml. 481,

018

Cask-cleansing. 28, 45

Cast-iron. 286, 407; cast-iron: brazing. 60,

118,213; copper on, 100; euiiuiellinj,'.

46: galvanising. 160, 230. 287. 310;

malleahle, 868, 428, 478, 501 ; re-tinning,

238. 883. 404, 427; Boftcning, 21, 06. 113;

turning, 262, 310

Cast-steel: melting, 46; welding, 502, Ms,

671
Casting: metal 387, 382, 452; Bllver balls,

160, 451
Castings: clean, 215; porous, 360;

varnishing, 70

Caterpillar, 674

Cause of the earth's revolution, 599

Ceiling, dirty. 22, 08, 115

Celestial globes, G22

Cells: galvanic, 262, 286, 310; porous, 118,

285, 333

Cement 547; cements: for aquarium. 20,

66; for bottle caps, 3.V.t; bullion iron,

335, 380; Derby, 21, 44; diamond, 03:

dentists', 509; flexible, 551; for iron

room, 48, 60; for joining boards, 143.

189; litharge and glycerine 302; New-

ark's, 142; for paraffin lamp, IS. 2o

Centrifugal: force, 190; pump, 94, 140

Ceramic manufacture, 22, 07

Chain adjustment to microscope. 020. 540;

chains, gold, 215

Chairs: arm, 1*(; rocking, 430

Chalk and water, 214. 333

Chamber music, 09, 93

Chandelier, glass, 526

Change wheels, 454. 600, 650, 672, 575, 020

Changing: colour of primroses, 215, 20",

309, 338; red coral to pink, 478; Bur

name, 575, 620

Charcoal: biscuits, 360, 405; fine, 22;

pure, 526, 549; for rubbing down

silvered circles, 45, 68

Chart, mounting. 358, 428

Cheap gas, 215, 260, 383

Chemical, 22, 202. 386. 310, 858, 400, 455,

471; chemical solutions, 106, 401, 4'H.

477

Chests: ice, 202; tea, 04. 117

Chiming. 40; chiming clock, 119,105, 2:15;

Chimney, 527, 649, 50.',; chimneys:

engine, 100, 427; tall, 190, 213, 230;

ventilator for, 100

China grass, 18,22, 45, 130, 142, 188

Chisels, mill 21

Chlorides: of gold, 650. 573, 597; of

silver, 407, 454; sodium and zinc,621; of

tin. 190, 214, 237

Chlorine for wax-bleaehlng, 46

Chromatic fairy fountain, 882, 405, 45::,

499

Chrome black, 190, 427, 451

Chrysalis, treatment or, 382, 671

Chucks: Bennett's. 21. 04, 117; curious,

190, 214; grip, 310, 334

Circle, brass, 238, 404, 018

Circular: disc, 21, 67, 95. 104; rail. 22

Cisterns: iron, 23; painting, 627, 572:

slate, 238, 404

Civil Engineers' examinations, 574; Civil

Service examinations, 590

ClamB, 21
Clarionet 09
Clay: burnt, 502, 520; Are, 338, 453, 465.

409
Clean costings, 215; cleaning: barometer
tubes, 191, 462, 498; blue tiles, 09;
casks, 23, 45; coins. 215. 237, 285, 575,
598, 620; diatoms. 142. 188, 213, 235;
flags, 167, 189. 213; furs, 622; galvanised
vessels, ,358, 381; gilt frames, 674 ; gun-
barrels, 287. 475, 674, 620: piano keys
and teeth, 66; prints, 502. 526; saddles,
285, 355, 452; slippers, 48; soft waste,
04; steel ornaments, 10: watches, 215,
237; White coral 106, 335, 380

Clerk of works, 19

Cleveland ironstone, 430

Climate: South African and Australian,

214; tropical, 335

Clinton's flute. 287

Clocks: chiming. 110. 105, 235: dials for,

08.110.285,407, 454. 627. 018: Dutch.

238. 452; electric, 23S, 287, 631, 607;

turret 33

Clo^-iron machine, 335
Closets, earth, 44

Cloth: tlnishiug black. 575 : marking cot
ton, 478, 524; stains on, 35S, 381, 405;
tracing. 237,285, 809; waterproofing,
238. 200. 201. 283

Clothing iron rollers, 21

Club. Amateur Turners', 100.180

Coich-paiiitlng 560. 010; coach work,

black japan for, 470

C'-al, compressed, 94; coals, consumption

of, 575

Cochineal, precipitating, 359, 571
Cocoa nut 118

Cod-liver oil, 383. 464, 477, 50:>. 571, 594
Code. Hogg's, 527,695
Coffey's ((killing apparatus, 47s, IjT ^

Cog-wheels, 94

Colin : 21, 44, 45, 47, C7, OS, 09, 93, 94, 95,

110, 117, 140, 142, 166, 190, 311, 382, 404,

429, 4.14, 478. 502. .120, .127, 549, 550, 672.

674, 575, 597, 623; coils: Intensity, 22,

602, 847; medical, 45, 68, 106. 189, 310,

311, 334, 382; Bhumkorff's, 46, 68, 69,

142; Varley's patent, 20

Coin moulds, 479, 501, 525: coins, 18, 20-

21. 44. 66, 07, 94, 117, 118, 119, 141, 142,

165, 187, 188, 190, 213, 214, 215, 236, 237,

238, 239, 259, 260, 261, 262, 285, 286 287,

310, 336, 357, 358. 359, 380, 381, 382, 405,

406, 430, 454, 475, 476, 478, 502, 623, 524,

527, 547, 548, 649, 650, 572, 573, 874, 575,

594, 697, 698. 619, 620, 023

Cold or hot baths, 575

Collars and cuffs, paper, 190. 237

College of Preceptors, 69: College of Sur-

geons' examination, 2S7, 357, 406, 454,

477

Collodion, 502. 626, 548

Colours, 69; colours: aniline, 69; cake,

697; coral, changing. 478; in eottou.

Axing, 310; for glass painting. 167;

moist, 118; primroses, 215, 200, 309. 33:1;

for sheepskins, 262; stamping, 19; for

ticket-writing, 520; water, 651

Coloured : object-glass, 91, 139; prints for

decoration, 106, 404. 400

Colouring: grass and leaves, 238; size.

699, 618; tiles, 382. 453; tracing paper,

285; wire, 358, 381

Columns, pressure on, 21. 07

Colza oil, 117, 104, 454. 500, 523, 571, 575

Combs: iudia-rubber, 239; tortoise-shell,

527, 549

Comet, Encke's, 22, 44'; comets, 335, 35.4,

380, 430

Commissions, army, 287

Compass, regulating, 623

Composition for iron and stone, 09, 116

Compound: explosive, 118; compound

microscope, 520, 549

Compressed coal, 94

Concertinas, 118. 335. 431, 499, 602

Condenser, 359, 381; condenser for medi-

cal coll 310

Condensing: enginos, H5, 475, 478;

water, 454

Conductors, lightning, 479. 501, 525

Confectionery, 48

Conic sections, 431, 454; conical winding

drums, 262, 699

Connections of: battery, 023; prime

movers, 311

Constellation, 238, 201

Constructing: coils, 21. 44, 07, 09. 93. 94.

■■)'), 110. 117, 140, 142, 202, 311; fern-

case, 23; magic lanterns, 599; ship.*,

575; telescopes, 40, 335

Consumption of coals, 576

Contact-breakers, 40, 69, 92, 110, 119, 699,

021

Contents of: cylindrical figure, 43; iron

pans, 19, 20. 06; part of sphere, 118

Continental schools, 400, 430

Contrivance for holding iron rods, 191

Conveyance of water, 599

Cooking by gas, 214, 280, 382, 423

Copal varnish, 454, 477

Copies of coins, 675

Copper: boiler, 09, 90, 203: coins. 21, 07,

118, 119, 141. 190, 213. 236. 2*8, 239, 259,

201, 280, 335, 357, 444, 502. 523, 527. 548.

572; on east-iron, 100, 187, 451: die, 92;

medal, 454; metallurgy of, 68; plate

printing, 94: plates, 107, 236; polish-

ing. 311; sheathing. 94, 140, 350; turn-

ing, 602, 520; urns, bronzing, 599, 021

Copping mule. 106

Copyright, 022

Coral: cleaning, 160, 335, 380; red and

pink, 478

Corn: flour, 55; plant for, 215

Cornish: engine, 406, 453, 476; valves,

311, 356

Cotton, 190; cotton: cloth, marking, 478,

624; fixing colours in, 310; gun. 699.

021; spinning, 190, 237, 406, 478; wastj

19; works on, 550

Counters or coins, GO

Court plaster, 454, 500, 523

Covering wire, 46, 215

Cow: food for, 203, 310; milking ma-

chine, 502

Cowrie coins, 18

Cracked boiler-plates, 431

cramps, iron, 455, 001. 624

Crayon drawings, !t58

Cream, furniture. 478, 525

Cricket Data, 22, 287, 834

Cromwell shilling, 358. 381

Croquet, 107, 401, 479, 625

Crucibles, 406, 453

Crushing gold, 623

Crystals: in greenheart wood, 550; soda,

118, 190, 451, 520. 571

Cuffs and collars, paper. 190, 237

Culture of mushrooms, 383, 429, 502, 62G

Cupelling, 406, 571

Curious: affection of tho teeth. 118. 141.

1(14 ; chucks, 190, 214; problem, 47S,

'.HI. 524. 595

Curing herrings, 287. 427

Curling horsehair, 100, 189, 213, 28G

Current of air, 623

Curvature of the earth, 46

Customs' examination papers, 189, 213

Cutter bar, 148.165. 285

Cutting: frame, elliptical, 622 : granite,

355, 359, 382; leather, 310, 334; polish-

ing and cutting Btonos, 09; press,

binders', 21, 44; screws, 45. 202. 335,

479, 625, 647, 699. 622: slots, 93. 117. 215.

237; wheels, 19,215.237,202; wood and

meial. machine for. 22

Cyanide*, 287, U31

DATLT time n'.gnal 238, 201

Damaged lens, 45

Damp wall, 880

Dandelion, extract of, 238, 28-5

Daniell's battery, 406, 454

Dark lines on Bolar spectrum, 287; dark

tent, 43

Dawn and twilight, 142, 165

Decimals, 203, 310

Decoration: painting and. 191, 237 ; prints

Tor, 100, 404; of walls. 430

Deep-sea soundings, 502

Defective: battery, 142. 165, 188, 3S2. 400;

gutter, 4G, 92; pianoforte, 19

Degrees, 311, 367, 406, 464, 477

Demagnetising steel, 476

Dentistry, 190; dentists' cement. 599

Deposit from soda crystals, 190. 451;

depositing copper on cast-iron, 160, 451

Derby cement, 21, 44

Designs for tea-trays. 353

Destroying germs, 527

Destructive soap-powders, 430

Developers, 107

Dew-cap to telescopes. 142

Diagonal planes, silveriug„191

Diagrams, indicator, 454. 499

Dials: clock, 08, HO. 235, 407, 454, 527,

018; sun, 19, 118, 164, 28-5, 3-58, 623, 547,

574, 597

Diameters, 94, 140

Diamond cement, 93; diamond points in

drills, 023 ; diamonds: black, 382;

glaziers', 119

Diatoms, 142, 188, 213, 235, 455, 478

Dies: copper. 92; medal, 69, 117; mono-

gram, 45, 08, 92, 110; taps and dies,

455, 478, 501, 524. 699

Difference of temperature beneath trees,

335, 404

Differential calculus, 599, 621

Difficult question, a. 430, 470. 499; diffi-

culty, trigonometrical, 400, 429

Digitaiin, 45

Dimensions: engine, 143, 189; model

steam engine, 21

Dirty ceiling, 22. 68, 115

Disc, circular, 21, 07, 95. 104
Discoloured: Ivory statuette, 022: leather,

550. 573. 597

Disconnecting steam-pipes. 43, 60

Displacement of shqis, 203, 334, HH, 599

Dispensing query, 23, 68

Dissolving: amber, 45, 115; bones, 022;

india-rubber. 599; plumbago. 238; resin,

502, 620; sbeeps' horns, 202; views,

3.58, 407

Distilled water, 335, 358, 380

Distilling: apparatus for, 47S, 501, 624;

tar, 118

Dividing-plate, 21, 44, 238, 201; diViBlon-

plate, 527. 549, 672, 618

Does boiling destroy germs? 527

Dog-muzzle, 359, 405

Domestic telegraph, 09

Doors. 28, 45

Double: motive power, 238, 310; stocks,

453, 499

Draft wanted, ICG, 175

Drainage, 45

Draught in: boiler. 311. 357, 380; engine,

back, 190; furnace, 430

Drawing: crayon, 358; geometrical 202;

isonietrieal 287, 383, 455, 501; pen, 382,

428

Dress, muslin, 287, 475, 594; dressing:

flour, 22; machine, silk, 675; skins, 599;

stone, 287

Driers, patent, 40. 110
Drilling with black diamonds. 382
Drills: points of, 023; tempering, 19, 00,

139. 212, 235

Driving locomotives. 028

Drought the late, 022

Drug seeds, grinding. 237, 452
Drums, conical 202, 599
Dry gas meters, 400
Drying: glue, 311, 357; small wheels,

454, 499

Dye-wood, new, 502: dyeing, 117.dyeing:

grass. 238; plush. 94; wool and yarns.

651; woollen carpets, 858; dyes: aniline.

142; yellow, 287, 452

machines: Holtz's, 599,022; Winter's,

47 ; electrical tubes, 502

Electricity: frictional 573; gas-lighting
by. 21; generation of, 46. 08, 92; medi-
cal, 287, 475; as a remedy for epilepsy,
358, 381, 383; works on, 45, OS, G9, 110

Electro-gilding, 574: electro-magnetic
battery, 599; electro-magnetism. 311,
334; electro-plating, 118, 575; electros,
190, 455, 501, 823: electros of coins, 575;
electrotypes, 40, G8; electro-typing, 2C2,

Electrolysis, 550, 573, 023

Electroscope, 454, 500

Ellipses, 602, 548, 595, 618; ellipsograph,

Elliptical cutting frame, 622
Embroidering machine, 627. 672. 695, 618

embroidery, perforating, 40, 110
Emery: grindstones, 214, 498; on leather,

215, 452; sticks, 650
Emigrants' inquiries, 190, 191, 214, 230,

335
Emigration, 118, 2G2, 335, 358, 359, 405,

430, 454, 477, 647
Emulsion, pancreatic 674
Enamel, 18. lis. 202, 475; enamelling:

cast Iron, 40; slates, 622; watch cases,

Encke's comet, 22, 44
Engine chimney, 160, 427: engine and
boiler for launch, 22; engine indicating,
287. 523
Engineer, gas, 550. 672; engineering, 406;
engineering In Germany. 21, 07, 91; en-
gineers' examinations, 574.

Engines: back draught in, 190; bogle,

479; for canoe, 287. 427; carding, 100,

213; condensing. 215. 475, 478; Cornish,

400. 453, 476; dimensions of. 143.189;

electric, 118; faulty, 191; galvanic 94,

140; horizontal, 166,430,470; lead for,

118; model steam, 21. 143, 106, 213, 236,

454, 477; portable 94, 140; power of,

574, 598; reversing, 478; side lever, 18;

steam, 474. 598

English; concertina, 335, 499, 502; veloci-

pede, 142, 188, 190

Engraved: brass plates, 94, 527, 590

steel plate, 358. 381

Engraving: balance metal plates, 502;
on metal, 45. 08; on slate, 22. 44. 115;
on wood, 262, 527; engravings: mildew
on, 22: transferring to wood, 527, 547
Enlarging cartcs-de-vlsite. 311
Entomological, 237, 427, 452
Epilepsy and cleotricity, 358, 381. 383
Equal temperament, tuning !>v, 431. 477
Equations. 18, 23, 45, 68, 09, »i, 117, 139
Equatoreal mouutlng, 142
Equlsonant flute, 382, 429
Equivalents, 527
Escape of 'gas. 527, 590; escapement,

lever, 215. 2G0, 335

Etching : ou glass, 40, 08, 110; razors, 06

Ethereal solution, 46, 68. 104

Examination papers: Customs', 189. 213;

South Kensington. 551, 673, 597; exa-

minations: Civil Engineers'. 574 : Civil

Service. 599; College of Surgeons,

287, 357, 400, 454, 477; microscopical,

311; Science and Art, 675, 597, G22;
University, 239, 201
Exhausted electrical tubes. 502
Exhibitions: Agricultural, 09; Working,

Men's, 21, 44

Expansion of steam. 699

Experience with aquariums, 70, 93

Explosive compound, 118

Extract of dandelion, 238. 285 ; extracting

honey from the comb, 620 549, 571. 595

Eye, the, 94; eyepieces: for Gregorian

telescope, 311; Huygheuian. 382; eyes,

weak, 455, 477, 601

EAR, boring, 214

Earth: closets. 44: curvature of. 46J

rotation of, 190, 599, 021; sphericity of

148, 165

Earthenware jar. 238

East wind, tho, 23

Ebonising, 022

Ebonite, 191.404; ebonite bath. 478

Eccentric, 259; eccentrics: reversing 17;

setting, 311

Echo, 118. 141

Eclipse of moon, 430, 477

Economical gasworks, 21

Edinburgh velocipede. 202

Effects of carbonic acid, 650, 572. 596

Egg: boiler. 550; hatching machine, 94,
358, 499; eggs: birds', 143, 1S9; silk-
worms', 430, 470

Electric: attraction. 454. 500; bells, 43,
09. 212; clocks. 238, 287.551,597; en-
gine. 118; locomotive. Kill, 404, 427;
motor for sewing-machine, 287; time
gun and ball, 62G

Electrical, 142, 188, 59?, 022; electrical

Fish: fresh-water, 599: jelly, 479, 50**^
Fishermen's nets, 358, 380

Fishing. 650,673,590. 699; fishing : bream
430, 454, 476; lines, rods, and tackle
106, .182, 406, 427, 428, 526. 548, 571, 618
perch, 626, 549, 671; pike. 382. 406

Fitzroy's storm glass. 336. 357

Fixing: colour in cotton, 310; iron cramps.
824; prints on glass and cardboard, 494
699; tube of level 463

Flags, cleaning, 167, 189, 213

Flames, sensitive, 359. 382, 40,1

Flannel and brass, 478, 601, 647

Flasks and bullets, 94

Flatted oil background, 479, 525

Flexible: cement, 551; pipe, 287, 427

Flint, white. 382, 453

Float for boiler, 190

Flock paporhangings, 142

Flooring, 310, 350; flooring, asphalte. 94

x lorentlne, bronze, 2:18, 427

Flour, corn, 551; flour dressing machine.

Flowers, preserving. 311, 335
Fluid, blue writing, 502, 526, 648
Fluoric acid, 478, 501; fluorine, 550, 597
Flute, 335, 357; flutes: Boehm, 237, 260.
287; Clinton's, 287; equlsonant, 382. 40li
Flux for brass and gun metaL 599; fluxes

69,117,599

Fly : paper. 335, 380; rod, 237, 285 ; spots,

22; wheels, 93, 191, 214

Fog-horn. 214

Folding stool. 385

Food. 400, 476; food: adulterations, 382

694; for cows, 263, 310

Forbes knitting-machine, 100
Force: centrifugal 190; pump Tor boiler,
215, 237 ; pump for irrigation, 400, 594 ■
forces, natural 023
Forcing: air currents, 023; water 20'»
452,475 ''

Foreign: carmino, 358 ; woods, 023

Forge and miUwork, 107

Forks, welding, 574

Form of the earth, 143, 105

Formanising, 40

Formula for calculating power of spiral

springs, 22

Fossils, 45. 575. 698
Foucault's contact-breaker, 69
Foul air, 502, 548, 595.
Fountains: artificial, 287; fain-, 3.42 40.'

453, 499
Frames: elliptical cutting. 022; gilt 671 •
revolving. 202, 475; umbrella, ' 527 •
vertical saw, 21, 111
French: language 573. 597, 019; method

of testing oil, 406. 453; periodicals, 18
Fresh water fish. 599
Fret-cutting rolled-brass, 94, 117; fret-
work, polishing, 40

Friction. 550; friction in steam cylinders.

400: frictional electricity, 573

Fruits, bottling, 335, 499

Frustrum, weight of, 142,105, 188, 213, 235

Fuel for portable engine, 94, 140

Fumes, tobacco, 117

Furnaces : draught in, 430; gas blast. 455.

601; gas muffle, 406, 430; for heating

moulds, 527; small, 1<!4

Furniture cream, 479, 525; furniture,

printers', 237

Furs, cleaning, 022

GALENA, siliceous, 22

Galvanic: cells, 202, 286, 310; bands, 47,

94,236.202. 462, 018; batteries, 09, 93.

118, 141, 311, 3:14, 407, 454; engine, 94,

140

Galvanised vessels, 358, 381; galvanising:

cast-irou. 100, 230, 287, 310; nails, 454;

galvanism, 3:15, 499

Galvanometers, 45, 68, 310, 381, 407, 464

Garden: paths, 479, 601, 525; watering,
287, 334; gardening, town, 550, 572, 590,
019

Giis: for balloon. 100, 427. 451: bunion; for,

18; cheap, 216, 20O, 383; for cooking,

214; engineer, duties of, 550, 672;

escape of, 527, 590, furnace, blast, 455,

501; generating apparatus, 94 ; for heat-

ing boilers, 287, 475; for heating green-

houses, 60; holder, 551, 018; pressure

gauge, 599; joint, swivel, 022; lighting

by electricity, 21; meters, 335, 400, 454,

499,551, 671; muffle furnaco, 400, 4.'Hi;
pressure-gauge, .199; stoves, 69, 93,
359; tar, 698,, 621; Trom vegetables, 358;
weight of, 280; works, 21, 215

Gasketing, square. 118

Gates, wrought-iron, 45

Gauges: gas pressure, 599; kitchen boiler,

118, 236; steel 358

Gearing: bucket. 023; internal, 624;

wheel, 310, 350, 383

General fishing rod, 382, 41(0

Generating: electricity, 45, 08. 92; gas, 94

Geneva cylinder. 45. 139, 190, 214

Geographical. 107. 189, 213, 236

Gcologv. 10, 92, 110, 858, 623, 647, 549, 590,

019. 621

Geometrical: drawing, 262; metaphysics,
45; geometry. 22, 67, 69. 93, 116, 622

Geranium propagation. 699

German Bilver, 237, 260; Germany, en-
gineering in, 21, 67, 91

Germs, destroying, 527

Gilding, 400; gilding: batteries, 118, 104,

187, 215, 335; book edges, 550, 572;

electro, 574; plateglasB, 166, 213; water

400

Gilt: frames, 674; mouldings, 69

Gillger-heer. 238, 261

Girder patterns, 100, 213, 259

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HAUL marks 335. 357

Halse's battery, 650

Hand: planing machine, 421; railing,
142. 238 355

Handles, bat, 119

Hard: soap. 479; water, 119; while
metal 650; white paint 262, 452

Hardening: mill chisels, 21 ; mill bills, 21,

43; plaster 190

Harmonicon, 311

Harmonium: bellows, 287, 499. 550: keys,
46; reeds, 69, 882 ; tongue rivets. 69;
tuning. 94. 407 : harmoniums, 21. 69,
119, 213, 287, 311. 407. 499. 527, 650, 574

Harness. 238 261, 404, 498; harness
blacking, 479. 525

Harp. jJIolian. 119.165

Hatching machine, 94, 358, 499

Hats, felt, 626, 595

Hautboy, 454

Health and guano, 94. 177

Heater for feed-water, 430, 476. 478, 547

Heating : apparatus. 622; boilers with

gas, 287. 475; greenhouse, 66. 142;

house with hot air, 431 ; journals. 69,

116; moulds. 527; water in baths, 118

Height of object 478 524

Hem-stitching machine, 699

Herb beer, 599; herbal of the Bible, 119,

164

Herrings, curing, 287, 427. 475

High Peak velocipede, the, 166

History of Ireland, 40, 68

Hogg's secret code, 627, 695

Holders, gas. 551. 618

Holding iron rods. 191

Hole In jar. 238, 427; holes, jewelled, -128

Hollow candles. 430, 618

Holtz's electrical machine, 599, 622

Holtzapffels cutter bar, 285

Honey, 526. 549, 571, 596

Hooping tubs, 622

Hoops, angle-iron. 115

Horizontal.- engines. 166, 430, 476; oscil-

lating cylinder, 622

Horn: dissolving. 262; fog. 214; polishing,

46; horns. 550

Horological, 674, 575. 598, 620

Horse-hair and feathers, 70, 166,189, 213,

S96; horse-power, 310, 334, 356, 502,526,

547, 548. 550, 595, 596; horses: lameness

in. 190. 379, 451. 498; lumps on, 599

Horticultural, 527. 595

Hosiery yarn. 33

Hot air; heating by, 431: hot or cold

baths, 575 -, hot water, warming by, 359

House, heating, 431; houses from straw

and water-glass. 550, 619

How class for church windows is tired,

66; how LL.D.-s are made, 454. 477

Huyghenlan eyepiece. 382

nydraulic apparatus. 623

Hydrogen: gas for balloon, 166, 427,451;

lamp, 573

Hypochloric acid, 20

Hypophosphite: of iron, 262; syrup of,

262

ICE, 382, 453; icebergs, 674; ice-chest.

262

Immersion lenses, 527. 549

Imperfect two-manual organs, 166, 189,

Impressions: of fern leaf, 600,622; from

prints, 502, 626, 547

Incline, 623

Incrustation: of boilers, 382, 5,1; on

porous colls, 118 285

Incubator. 551

India-rubber: 118, 141. 214, 237, 262. 406,

465, 547. 550, 699, 828j india-rubber:

brittle, 287; combs, 239; solution, 262.

286; tiros, 262

Indian coin, 550, 572. 574. 620

Indicating, engine, 287, 523

Indicators: coils. 166, 404; diagrams of,

454, 499; electric bells, 43; steam, 46,

92

Induction oil, 69. 93, 95, 116, 117,166, 382,

429. 549, 572, 623

Influence of tho atmosphere on electric

clocks, 287

Inhalation of iron dust 94, 117, 164

Inks: marking, 262. 286. 333: violet. 4...

92, 116; writing. 478 501, 502, 524, 526.

548

Inlaying fancy wood. 167

Inquiries, emigrants', 190, 191, 214, 236,

335

Inscription on stone, 310, 380

Insects in water, 454

Instructor f>>r plntc-layers, 21

Instruments: brass. 188, 261. 285; mathe-

matical. 627, 549, 619; wind, 69

Insulating power of gutta-percha. 69, 93;

insulating varnish. 502; insulation, 474

Intensity coil 22, 502, 547, 597

Internally-geared lathe, 455, 478, 524

International Working Men's Exhibition,

21,44

Inventor of manganese batter}', 118

Ireland, history of. 46, 68

Iris diaphragm, 502

Irish moss, 430. 455, 477

Iron: brazing, 68, 118,213; bronzing, 550;

cast 21, 1)6,286, 407; cemont, bullion,

335, 380; cisterns, 23; copper on, 166;

cramps in stone, 455, 501. 524; dust 94.

117, 164; enamelling cast 46; galvanis-

ing, 166. 236, 287, 310; hoops, angle,

115:hypophosphite of. 262: Lincolnshire,

18: malleable cast, 358, 428, 478 501;

moulding boxes, 311; ore, 46; palisad-

ing, 166, 189, 236; pans, contents of, 19,

20. 66; patterns, varnish for, 18 66, 91;

pig. 70, 139: prism. 166. 427; re-tinning,

23.\ 382,404, 427; rods, holding. 191;

rollers, clothing. 21; room, cement for,

43, 66: rudder, 118. 212; secondary,47;

ship, 622 ; ships' sheathing, 94, 140, 359;

softening, 21, 115; stains, 287, 310, 834;

stone and iron, composition for, 69. 116;

tanks audalum, 12; tincture of, 22, 44;

turning cast 262, 310; wire, colouring,

381; wood and Iron protecting, 70;

work of sewing machine, 382, 429, 453;

irons, clog. 335; ironstone, Clevand, 430

Irrigation, 359, 405; pump for irrigation,

406, 594

Isinglass, Japan, 550

Isometrical 478, 524; Isometrlcal draw-

ing. 287. 383 465, 501

Ivory: bleaching, 575; statuette, 622

Lace and buttons, 190

Lacquer, gold, 383; lacquering, 18; lac-

quering brass work, 623

La Crosse, 430, 618

Lactarine, 21, 93

Ladder problem, 238, 286

Ladles, shaping. 215

Lambome's velocipede, 430, 547

Lameness in horses, 190, 379, 451, 498

Lamps: cement for, 18; hydrogen. 5,3;

moderator. 215; smokeless, 22, 67; sub-

marine. 66, 118. 141

Lancashire black, 430

Land question. 623

Landscape painting. 166

Language, French, 673. 597, 619

Lanterns: lens Tor, 20, 38t; magic, 19, 21,

599; polariscope, 430

Lard and sausages, 622

Large: cylinder, mounting, 93, 117, 140;

filter, 1*19; telescopes, 142

Lathe and its uses, 2:18, 261; luthowork,

359: lathes. 94. 142, 311, 335, 455, 478,

501, 524, 526, 549, 551, 578. 674, 598, 599,

618, 621, 623; lathes: dividing-plate for.

238 261; internally-geared, 478; metal

pencil for. 94; screw-cutting, 262:

screwing, 286; shaping-nuts in, 23, 45:

working, 431

Latin. 21, 44. 91

Launch, engine and boiler for, 22, 67

Lay figures, 623

Lead: black, 23, 190; burning, 622; for

engine. 118; inscription on stone, 310,

880; ore. smelting, 430; pencils, 45, 92;

poisoning, 623; red, 369, 382; silver

from, 69 : steel and, 358, 381; white,

262 452; leaden coin, 119, 141

Leaf gold, 650, 572, 596; leaf or fern. 600,

622

Leather: bag-making. 21; rutting, 310,

334; discolouration of. 650, 673, 697;

emery on, 215. 462; pulp. 22

Leaves, dyeing, 238

Leclanche hattory, 106.189, 213

Leg. artificial, 21

Legel point a. 527, 549

Lemonade, 140

Length of pendulum, 623

Lenses: damaged, 46; grinding. 69; Im-

mersion. 527, 549; lantern. 20, 381

Leo's velocipede, 166

Level, 382. 406, 453

Lover: engine, side, 18; escapement. 215,

260, 335

Ley's tricycle, 238

Leyden jar, 165
Lid, cabinet 466, 476, 523
Lifebelt. 22, 44, 67

Lifting: power, 21, 44; sacks. 69, 93, 140
Light 20; light polarised 311. 357, 380.

428; lighting gas by electricity, 21
Light-houses, 214. 237
Lightning conductors, 479, 501, 525
Lime: phosphnte of. 335. 380; refuse,
311 ; limewash on masonry. 454, 477,
499

Lincolnshire iron, 18

Lines: fishing, 526, 548, 571, 618; ill

solar spectrum, 287

Lining-out shafting. 454. 547

Link motion, 550, 599, 623; links and

eccentrics, 259

Liquid: bone manure, 674; glue. 18; har-
ness blacking, 479

Lithargo and glycerine cement 309

Live stuck, measuring, 262, 286

Loads on valves, 70

Loam-pans, 262, 499

Locks, 17

Locomotives: balancing, 359, 4.<3: driving.

623; electric, 166. 404, 427

Logarithms, 18, 623

Long fleece wool 238

Longitude. 118, 141,406

Loose pullevs. 214. 259

Loss: of voice. 575; of taste. 142

Lubricator, 46; lubricator, Itoscoe's, 118

Lumps on horses, 599

MACHINES: bottling soda-water, 66;

cutting wood and metal, 22 ; dressing

flour, 22; dressing silk, 575: embroider-

ing, 527, 672, 595. 618; hatching. 94, 858

499; Holtz'H electrical, 599, 622; iron

clog, 835; knitting, 166; magneto-

electrio, 673; making nails, 598; milking

cows. 602; moulding, IS ; planing, 382,

429, 622; sewing, 238, 287, 38a, 429, 430,

433,476,499, 502.550, 574.595. 590: soda-

water. 404; stitching hems. 599: testing

oil 287, 310; washing, 45. 382. 429;

Winter's electrical 47; wire netting,

382

Mackintosh seams, 21, 67

Madagascar matting. 407

Magic lanterns, 19, 21, 599

Magnet. 21. 44. 310, 499; magnets, poles

of- 45. 68 ^

Magnetic: batten', 406, 454. 502; needle.

263, 286, 310, 477; pole. 262; wire. 878.

Magnetism, 166, 335, 382, 40-1, 594

Magneto-elcclric machine, 573

Magnitude of star. 406

Mahogany stains, 262

Milking: butter, 166, 213. 262, 594; flannel

adhere to brass. 478, 501, 547; leather

I,,-. -.'I; matches, 18; nails, 698;

patterns. 11*: rivets. 4ii; K""!'. 2*7. 17.",.

499; soda water, 404; soft soup. 88;

watches, 214, 348, 380, 883; wheels,

142.

Mslloablo cast-iron, 35S, 428, 478, 501

Mallei, 119, 165
Mammoth, 455. 501
Management of bees, 650. 578, 697
Mandrels for lathes, 5J6

Manganese batteries, 69, 9a 118, 502, 525,
550, 574. 5%, 597, 598 620, 623

Manufactures: ceramic, 22, 67; gM from

vegetables, 358; hard soap, 479; oxygen,

238 285; spice, 118; starch, 452

Manure, bone, 674

Map, 622: map projections, 160, 213, 406

Marine glue, solvent for, 43

Marking: boilerplates, 359; cotton cloth,
478. 524: ink. 262. 286, 333, 427

Marks, hall. 335, 357

Masonry, limewash on, 454, 477, 499

Matchmaking, 18

Material adhesive. 69. 117

Mathematical 406, 429, 453; mathemati-

cal: Instruments, 527, 549, 619; tables,

119

Mother and Piatt's patent piston, 478,

Matrix moulding, label, 238. 404

Matting, 46: Madagascar matting. 407

Measuring: labourers' work, 70, 93; live

stock, 262, 286; patterns, 43; roads,

431, 477; timlicr 20.

Meat preserving. 94, 143

Mechanical movements, strange, 45

Mechanics, 455, 478, 601

Medal die, 69, 117; modal, copper, 454;

medal or coin, 358, 381

Medical 628: medical: coil 46. 68, 166,

189, 310, 311. 881, 382; electricity, 287,

475: works, 70, 93

Melting; casting and melting metal, 287.

882, 452; cast steel, 40; glue. 550, 572,

573 596; point 627; spelter. 455, 478

Mending: ebonite bath, 476; gutu-poruka,

19; tortoise-shell. 69

Mendoza pulley, 215

Mensuration of superlleics. 502, 626, 548

Mercurial contact breaker, 69, 116 »

Meridian, true, 479. 647

Metal: bath, painting. 838; engraving on.

45.08; bard white, 650; melting. 287,

382. 452; pencil for lathe. 94: plates,

balance, 502; soldering. 311. 380;

soldering, soft 311; twisting. 169, 259,
286; metal and wood-cutting machine,
22; metals, weight or. 551, 619

Metallurgy, 18; metallurgy of copper, 68

Metaphysics, geometrical 45

Meters: gas. 835, 4(81, 454. 499, 551, 671;

water, 166, 475

Method or testing oil, French. 406, 458

Methylated spirit 454, 477. 499, 623, 549.

571, 572. 594. 696. 618

Metrical Act '66. 335, 380
Metronome, 69, 164
Micrometer, bar, 22, 382
Microscope, Perry'" 385; microscopies 1.
"1 70 117 119, 143, 165, 311,357,380,
428, 430, 454, 455, 476, 478, 479, 525, 526,
549. 574, 596

Mildew on engravings, 22

Milk: albumen in, 21; testing, 43; milk-

ing cows, machine for. 502

Mill: bills, 21, 43. 551, 573; chisels,
hardening. 21; mill and forge work.
167; model mill. 430: portable mill, 550,
696

Millers, questions for, 594; millstones.

406

Mirror, mounting plane, 527, 549

Mitrailleur, 455, 501

Mixing brass, 45

Model: cannon, 21; mill, 4:30; paddle

steamer, 699: steam-ongine. 21, 148.

166. 213, 236, 454, 477; vessel. 119. 188;

windmill. 623; models, anatomical 3S3

Moderator lamps. 210

Moist colours, 118

Money: ring, 238, 2S5, 286; wampum, 22,

44

Monogram die. 45, 68, 92. 116

Monoxide, carbon, 189, 213

Moon, eclipse of, 430, 477; moons of

Venus, 94

More steam wanted, 46, 92
Moriar and pestle, 60
Mortising. 70

Moss: Irish. 430, 455, 477
Moths: killing, 358, 381, 428; pepper,

117 139, 141

Motion: of the earth. 621: link, 550. 699,

623; rotatory, 479; of water, 18, 45. 92,

Motive i«jwcr: double, 288, 310; for lathe,

623; for sewing machine,, 287 ; for veloci-

pedo, 479

Moulding: boxes, iron. 311; label matrix.

288, 404; machine, 18

Moulds, 45; mouldB: brass, 166, 318, 4.18;

of coins, 479, 601, 525; heating. 52,
Mount picture. 238; mounting: chart,

358 428; equatoreal. 142; large cylinder,

93 117, 140; microscopic objects, 4SU,

454, 476, 479, 525; piano mirror, 52,

549.

Mourning paper, 502

Mouthpiece, amber, 650

Movement strange mechanical. 4-

Muffle furnace, gas, 406, 430

Mule, copping, 166

Multitubular boiler, 19, 60

Mushet's steel 237 „„, r,.

Mushroom culture, 383, 429, 502, MS

Musical, 023; musical: box, 118,164,

236, 259, 311, 367; terms, 311, 334

Music chamber, 69, 93; music publishing.

»4, 140

Muslin dress. 287, 475. 594

Muzzle, for dogs. 359, 405

Mvrabolaus, 526, 548,5,1

NAIL-BAGS, 262: nail-making nu -

chiiiT698; nails: galvanising, 4*t;

wiro, 190 ,., „_ ,„,,.

Names: of parts of bellows, 262: on )A"<
)]8, 141, 18<

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