Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898 eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 119 pages of information about Scientific American Supplement, No. 1178, June 25, 1898.

I. ARCHAEOLOGY.—­Tombs of the First Egyptian Dynasty—­By LUDWIG BORCHARDT 18767

II.  Anthropology.—­The Milestones of Human Progress 18766

III.  Biography.—­The Queen Regent and Alfonzo XIII.—­1
      illustration 18755

IV.  Botany and horticulture.—­Rose Psyche—­1 illustration 18768

V. Civil engineering.—­The Lock of the Dortmund-Ems Canal
      at Henrichenburg.—­1 illustration 18776

VI.  Electricity.—­The Development of the Central Station—­By
      Samuel Insull 18774

VII.  Marine engineering.—­Steering Gear of North German
      Lloyd Steamers “Coblentz,” “Mainz” and “Trier.”—­2
      illustrations 18777

VIII.  Medicine and Hygiene.—­Sleep and the Theories of its
      Cause 18768

IX.  Miscellaneous
      Engineering Notes. 18771
      Electrical Notes. 18771
      Selected Formulae. 18771

X. Natural history—­Wild and Domestic Sheep in the Berlin
      Zoological Garden.—­8 illustrations 18772

XI.  Patents.—­Patents.—­By James W. See 18773

XII.  Photography.—­Amateur Chronophotographic Apparatus.—­2
      illustrations 18769

XIII.  Steam engineering.—­Combined Steam Pumping and
      Motive Power Engine.—­1 illustration 18778

XIV.  Technology.—­The Reclaiming of Old Rubber.—­By Hawthorne
      Hill 18769

XV.  Warfare.—­The American “Regular.”—­By the English
      correspondent of the London Times on board the United
      States transport “Gussie.” 18776

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[Illustration:  The queen Regent and her son, king Alfonso XIII.  Of Spain.]

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