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South Dock

Prince of Wales Dock.

The earotise.s er Zna-iL,,4.

A Wonderful Colt

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ICIENCE NOTES AND NEWla

CAUSE OF SLEEP.

"ELECTRIC STEEL" IN GERMANY.

MEASURING THE INFINITE

THE ORIGIN OF GUNPOWDER.

FACTS ABOUT BUILDIWG BTONK.

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FACTS ABOUT BUILDIWG BTONK. Almost everybody knowa the rule of Hm masons that etone used in building should be we placed that it will lie M it lay in it* natural bed when quarriod. But Mr. Francis W. Hoyt, in the Engineering News, says that this fMiiiiu rule ia not always to be depended Upo., «ad aeeds in many causes to be supplemented via other precautions. There am thrM pliiw Of fracture known to quarrymen. The rilt" is the direction in which the vtoxe split* rnoei easily: the "grain" that which m next eaasest; the head" that which offer*, the greatest. K sistance. In a paring-block the. two wdeo ropm sent the rift fracture the top arxl bottom tJWt grain, and the ttids the head. But in a, «eri| twe natural bed M &o:neti.;n^s, ccnskJpr^Wjf,$?'■ dined to the plane of the rift; hence the im- perfection of the 'r-h'Ti'-y ri. for plaoiafr the ffeooe in buildr