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South Dock I

Prince of Wales Dock. I

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LOGICAL ENGLISH.

ENCOURAGING HIM

SCIENCE NOTES AND NETW8.

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"ELECTRIC STEEL" IN GERMANY.

MRASURING THE INFINITE

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MRASURING THE INFINITE Of all the sciences, astronomy, probably, is the Most impressive and awe-inspiring The speee within the oonfines of the solar syste^n 0/ whisb earth is part, and the putermost known membee of which is nearly 3,000,000,000 miles from the oentre, is but a drop in the ocean of epaee. We think of and measure distances on earth in teraM of an inch or a yard or a mile. The emtHoot yard-stict, eo to speak, with which the mkwo- DOmer measures distance in the univeree is tka u semi-diarnetor of the earth's orbit. roughly speaking, 93,000,000 miles. Such figure* are of very little use to the ordinary person, but the, may serve, says the Pvtorial Magazine, to give some notion of the grmdeur of that human intel- lect which can unravel and systematise the jai* teries of the stars

ITHE ORIGIN OF GUNPOWDML

FACTS ABOUT BUILDING STOME.