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-. List of Vessels Sailed

South Dock I

Prince of Wales Dock. I

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LOGICAL ENGLISH.

ENCOURAGING HIM

SCIENCE NOTES AND NETW8.

TkU CAUSE OF SLEEP.

"ELECTRIC STEEL" IN GERMANY.

MRASURING THE INFINITE

ITHE ORIGIN OF GUNPOWDML

FACTS ABOUT BUILDING STOME.

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FACTS ABOUT BUILDING STOME. Almost everybody knows the rule of tfc* masons that stone used in "ouilding should be et placed that it will lie as it lay in its natural bed when quarried. But Mr. Francis W. Hoyt, ia the Engineering Newt, says that this familial rule is not always to be depended upon, and needs in many cases to be supplemented witfc other precautions. There are three plans* 01 fracture known to quarrymen. The rift" is the direction in which the stoae splits rnosi easily; the "grain" that which ie next easiest; the "head" that which offers the greatest re sktance. In a paving-block the two sides repre- sent the rift fracture the top and bottom the grain, and the ends the henn. F;¡t in a qts-o tne natural bed is sometimes <>n*>der*bly W alined to the plane of the r'i: h«»nc.e the ilw perfection 0' the "or placia# tlit lioae in b'liiir