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The Engineer 1898 Jan-Jun: Miscellaneous Index.
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A

  • ACCIDENT to the Battleship “ Iowa,” 107
  • Accident, The “Bouncer,” 162 Accident, Fly-wheel, 427
  • Accident Fund, South Metropolitan Gas Com¬pany, Mr. G. Livesey on, 427
  • Accident, Gun, 87
  • Accidents in Mines and Quarries of the United Kingdom in 1897, 33
  • Accidents, Petroleum Lamp, 209
  • Accident, Portsmouth Dock, 607
  • Accidents, Railway, tee Railway Accidents
  • Accumulator, The Blot, 184
  • Accumulator Traction, The Blackpool Corpora¬tion and, 492
  • Acetylene Gas, An Explosion of, 572
  • Acetylene Gas Explosion, Jersey City, 71
  • Acetylene Gas Apparatus, Examination of, 329
  • Acetylene Gas for Car Lighting, 437
  • Acetylene Gas Exhibition in Berlin, 46
  • Acetylene Gas Formed from Impure Carbide, On the Dangers Arising from, 159
  • Acetylene Gas, Railway Carriages Lighted with, Acetylene Gas Lampblack, 577
  • Acetylene Gas Manufacture, Theoretical Aspects of, 591
  • Acetylene and Oil Gas for Lighting Railway Trains, 193
  • Actinograph, Marion’s, 328
  • Adams, Mr. B. K., On the Crossing of the Man¬chester, Bolton, and Bury Canal by the Inter¬cepting Sewer of the Bury Corporation, 267
  • Adams, Mr. W. P., Electric Heating and Cook¬ing, 93
  • Admiralty Awakening, The, 587
  • Admiralty and the Cattewater Harbour Scheme, The, 304
  • Admiralty Orders for Cruisers of the “Cressy” Type, 304
  • Admiralty Programme of 1898—9, Lord Charles Beresford’s Conference with the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, 315
  • Admiralty, Selection of Engineer Students for Key ham College by the, 11
  • Admiralty Works of Devonport, Progress of, 279
  • Aerial Rope Railways, Mr. J. W. White on, 33
  • Africa, South, Extensive Field for Engineering Schemes, 24
  • African, South, Harbour Works, 242
  • Agricultural Implements Wanted in Khorasan, 59
  • Agricultural Machinery and Implements at the Cardiff Show, 524
  • Air-gas Flame, The One-candle Pentane, 570
  • Air Injectors ? 381
  • Air-power Boring Machines for Mines in Greece, Opening for, 529
  • Aisbitt, Mr. N. W., On Iron and Steel Plates and Forgings used in Shipbuilding, 185
  • Alaska Coast to the Upper Yukon, On the Construction of Railways from, 209
  • " Albemarle,” Torpedoing of the, 533
  • Alexandrowicz, M., On the Pressure attained by Superheated Water, 607 ,
  • Algeria, Standard Time of, 355
  • Alkali Works and Engineering, 568
  • Alley, Mr. Stephen, 306
  • Allis Vertical Cross-compound Engine, Record for Steam Consumption made by 516
  • Alloys of Carbide and Litharge, 11
  • Alloy, Prof. Carpenter on a New, 607
  • Almanacks and Diaries, 5, 142
  • Aluminium, Mr. W. S. Bates on, 449 j
  • Aluminium for Bicycle Pedal Frames, Drop Forged, 529
  • Aluminium Boat for Klondike, 553
  • Aluminium Castings, 398
  • Aluminium, Effects of Impurities on its Electrical Conductivity, 257
  • Aluminium, How to Blaoken, 285
  • Aluminium, Military Utensils of, issued by the French War Ministry, 329
  • Aluminium Oil Cups in Revolving Machinery, Use
  • Aluminium Production in the United States, 107
  • Aluminium and Zinc, New Compound of, 607
  • "Alzine,” Compound of Aluminium and Zinc, 607
  • Amalgamation of Trade Unions, 162
  • American Canals, 177
  • American Competition, 572
  • American Cyclometers, 55
  • American Electric Railway Signalling, Mr. Owens on, 159
  • American Engineering News, 21, 66,118,142,196, 218, 242, 266, 288, 340, 366, 437, 489, 614, 538, 662
  • American and European Armour Plate, 387
  • American Iron and Steel Practice, Mr. A. P. Head on, 285
  • American Iron and Steel Practice, Notes on, 274
  • American Locomotives for China, 66
  • American Looomotives, Coal Consumption on, 150
  • American Locomotives for Corea, 366
  • American Locomotives with Double Smoke-stacks, 194
  • American Locomotives for Export, 577
  • American Machine Tools Shipped to Liverpool, 586
  • American Nickel Armour Plate, Prioe of, 453
  • American Notes:
  • 24, 46, 70, 172, 220, 244, 268, 290, 343, 369, 390, 414, 466, 493, 564, 688, 614
  • American Patents, Selected— see last page of each issue
  • American Permanent Way and Locomotives, 54
  • American Pig Iron Imported into Manchester,
  • American Pig Iron Output, 190
  • American Prices for Construction Work, 66
  • American Railways, British Locomotives for, 225 , 249
  • American Railways, A Professional Contortionist of, 257
  • American Steam Engine, An, 191
  • American Traction Engines, Latest Types of, 647, 554
  • American View of English Trade Unionism, 5
  • American Waterworks, Pumping Engines for, 9
  • Analysis of Spanish and United States Squadrons,
  • Andrew, Mr. T., his Exhibits at the Royal Society's Conversazione, 452
  • Andrews and Co., Messrs. J. D. F., Intercom¬munication Telephones, 118
  • Andrew and Co., Limited, Messrs. John Henry, Applications for Shares, 119
  • Andrew and Co., Messrs. John Henry, Conver¬sion of their Business into a Limited Company, 93
  • Antwerp, All Diseases Classified at, 316
  • Antwerp, Extension of the Port of, 224, 225, 319, 394
  • Apatite, Manure made from, 479
  • Appointments announced in Paris, 107
  • Appointments and Resignations, North of Eng¬land Towns, 119
  • Ardwick Engineering Company, New Designs in Steam and Gas Engines, 45
  • Argentaurum, 556
  • Argentaurum Manufactured by Dr. Eaamens, 11
  • Argentine Republic, English Industrial Ma¬chinery for the, 393
  • Argentine Republic, Frozen Meat Trade in, 380
  • Argentine Republic, Railways in the, 380
  • Armour for the Navy, 261
  • Armour Plate, Altericg, to the Krupp Armour, Process of, 515
  • Armour Plate, American and European, 387
  • Armour Plate, Government v. Private Manufac¬ture of, 4
  • Armour Plate, Price of American Nickel, 453
  • Armour Plating of the “ Canopus,” 273
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Messrs. Sir W., Armoured Cruiser “ Amazonas,” 286
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Messrs. Sir W., Big Gun Lathe Shop, Elswick, 424
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Sir W., De¬scription of their Torpedo - discharge Tubes, 496
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Limited, Sir W., Extension of their Gorton Works, 119 Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co , Sir W., Gun¬boring and Turning Shops, 157
  • Armstrong and Co., Sir W., Ice-breaker for Russia, 11
  • Armstrong, Whitworh, and Co., Messrs. Sir W., Japanese Cruiser “ Asama,” 308, 310
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Sir W., Nor¬wegian Warship, 155, 160
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Messrs. Sir W., Wire-winding Machine, 417, 436
  • Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Messrs. Sir W., Japanese Cruiser, 530, 535
  • Army Estimates for 1898, 209
  • Army, Statistical Report on the Service and Age of Men in the, 233
  • Arndt’s Econometer, 403
  • Arnold, Prof., Report on the Exploded Steam Pipe of the s.s. “ Prodano,” 360, 363
  • Arnott, Mr. R. F., On the Gold Present in Mexican Silver Dollars, 11
  • Artisans, Home and Continental, 306
  • Asbestos in Western Australia, 505
  • Askam and Millom Hematite Company, Success¬ful Working of the, 613
  • Aspinall, Mr. J. A. F., Friction of Locomotive Slide Valves, 193
  • Association, American Iron and Steel:
  • Bessemer Steel Production, Statement of, 1897, 304
  • Open-hearth Steel Ingots and Direct Castings in the United States in 1897, Statistics of, 607
  • Pig Iron Production in 1897, America, 209
  • Association, British Iron Trade:
  • Annual Meeting, 441 Papers Read and Discussed, 441
  • Association of Civil Engineering Stu¬dents, Manchester:
  • Crossing of the Manchester, Bolton, and Bory Canal by the Intercepting Sewer of the Bury Corporation, Mr. B. K. Adams, 267
  • Eleventh Annual Dinner, 68
  • Association, Cleveland Ironmasters’:
  • Election of President and Vice-president, 93
  • Association, Coalowners':
  • Wages, Question of Advance of 10 per cent, in, Mr. B. Pickard’s Suggestion, 439
  • Association, Employers’ Mutual Insur¬ance :
  • Establishment and Constitution of, 586 Association, The Geologists’:
  • Geological Ages, The Present Accepted, Mr. S. S. Buckman on their Sub-division into Shorter Time Divisions, “ Hemeras,” 407
  • Association of Engineers, The Leeds :
  • Water-tube Boilers, Design of, Mr. J. Clark Jefferson, 107
  • Greenwood, Mr. George, Allusion to the Death of, 440
  • Electric Driving Installation, Modem, Mr. A. J. Bilkwill on, 440
  • Draught for Boilers, Natural «. Forced or In¬duced, Mr. A. J. Balkwill, 342
  • Association of Engineers, The Man¬chester :
  • Reception of Col. Dyer at,
  • Balancing of Engines, The, Mr. Jas. Whitcher, 267
  • Engineering Appliances Connected with Coal Mining, Mr. C. M. Percy, 119
  • English and American Methods in the Engineering and Iron Trades, Mr. Hy. Webb, 66
  • Forty-second Annual Report, 69 Half-yearly Meeting. Members Elected. Pro¬
  • gramme for Winter Session, 586
  • Selected Number of Subjects Dealt with of General Interest to the Engineering Trades, 311
  • Visit to the Victoria Works of Messrs. Willans and Robinson, Limited, 490
  • Association of Foremen Engineers and Draughtsmen, London:
  • Forty-fifth Anniversary Festival, 435
  • Association, Ironmasters’:
  • Demand for a Reduction of Wages Formulated by the, 196
  • Association, Manchester Engineering Trade Employers’:
  • Benefit Organisation for the Foremen Set on Foot, 341
  • Association, Manchester Steam Users
  • Annual Report of the Committee of Manage¬ment, 375
  • Boiler Attendants, Mr. C. E. Stromeyer’s Advice and Warnings to, 182
  • Association, Master Brassfounders':
  • First General Meeting of the, 511
  • Association of Mechanical Engineers:
  • Monthly Meeting of, 572
  • Association of Mechanical Engineers, The Birmingham:
  • Inaugural Address by Mr, Cox, 36
  • Association, Middlesbrough and Dis¬trict Foremen Engineers’ and Draughtsmen’s:
  • Twenty-eighth Annual Dinner, Annual Report, 119
  • Association, Midland Unmarked Bar:
  • Price of Bars to be Advanced 5s. per ton, 388
  • Association of Monmouthshire and
  • South Wales, The Coalowners’: Appointment of Mr. Foster Brown, 244
  • Coal Worked during the Year, 198
  • Association of Municipal and County
  • Engineers :
  • Twenty-fifth Voluntary Pass Examination of Candidates for the Offices of Municipal Engi¬neers and Surveyors to District Councils, 343
  • Association, National Railway Museum:
  • First Annual Meeting, 505
  • Association for the Protection of Industrial Property:
  • Second Congress of, 279
  • Association of Waterworks Engi¬neers, The British :
  • Opening Address of the President, Mr. W. Matthews, 523
  • Programme of Third Annual General Meeting, 461
  • Pumping Station, Visit to the Foxbury, 524
  • Water Supplies and their Bearings upon Public Health, Sources of Town, Mr. R. E. W. Barrington, 523
  • Water, Chemioiland Bacterial Examination of,
  • Mr. P. F. Frankland, 524
  • Waterworks. Cardiff, Mr. C. H Priestley, 524
  • Waterworks, South Hants, Visit to tbo, 524
  • Waterworks, Portsmouth, Mr. H. R. Smith, 524
  • Association, Sanitary Inspectors’: Annnal Meeting, 316
  • Reminiscences of our Visit to Belgium, Mr. W. H. Grigg, 316
  • Sewerage, Drainage, and Water Supply of
  • Gloucester, Mr. R. Read, 316
  • Tenure of Office, Mr. T. G. Dee, 316
  • Association, Self-Propelled Traffic : Motor Vehicles for Heavy Traffic, Arrangements
  • for the Trials of, 435
  • Self-propelled Vans, Mr. E. Shrapnell Smith,
  • Aston Tube Works Co , Birmingham, Registra¬tion of the, 118
  • Atkinson, Mr. C. E., On Gold, 265
  • Atkinson, Mr. L. B., On Alternate-current Motors, 218
  • Atlantic Liner for the Pacific, An Old, 338
  • Atlas Works of Messrs. John Brown and Co., Visit to the, 606
  • Atmospheric Resistance to Trains, Prof. Goss's
  • Experiments, 553
  • Auckland, Gold Output from, 257
  • Australasian Colonies, Shipping Entered and Cleared, 1891, 1896, 24
  • Australian Market for Steel Rails, The, 353
  • Australian News—tte Letters from Our Own Correspondent every week Australian Notes:
  • 24, 120, 141, 242, 288, 438, 538
  • Austrian Scythe and Sickle Trade, 390
  • Automatic Weighing Machine, 423
  • Automobile Club of Great Britain, 165
  • Automobiles in Paris, Trial of, 550
  • Automobiles, Some of the Trade Prices French-made, 233
  • Automobiles sur Rails, Par. G. Dumont, 533

B

  • BACTERIAL Treatment of Sewage, Royal Commission to Inquire into the, 185
  • Biillie, Mr. T. C., On the Thermal Conductivity of Nickel, 577
  • Bankruptcies in the Iron and Steel Trade in the United Kingdom, 1897, 33
  • Bakerian Lacture— The Vapours of Metals, 430
  • Balancing Steam Engines—Engines,
  • Balancing :
  • Baldwin Locomotive Works, Freight Engines for :
  • Egypt. 329
  • Baldwin Works, Locomotives for the British War- cffice, 355
  • Baldwin Works, Locomotives for the Russian Government, 342
  • Baling Presses, Howard’s Hydraulic and Perpetual, 597
  • Balkwill, Mr. A. J., Modern Electric Driving Installation, 440
  • Balkwill, Mr. A. J., on Natural v. Forced or Induced Draught for Boilers, 342
  • Ball-bearing, a Faulty, 158
  • Ballast Tanks, Steamers and, 63
  • Ballasting of Steamers, The, 63, 188
  • Ballasting of Steamers, On the Water, 69
  • Balloons, War, for the Cuban Campaign, 606
  • Baltic Engineering and Shipbuilding Works, Yarrow Water-tube Boilers for the Russian Admiralty, 329
  • Baltic Fleet, 1854, The, 131
  • Bxnk Executive for Naval Engineers, 62
  • Bank Holiday in August, Northumberland Miners’ Agitation for, 587
  • Bar-heating Furnace, Messrs. Fletcher, Russell, and Co., 289
  • Barassie Junction, Accident at, 133, 190
  • Barclay, Sons, and Co., Messrs. Andrew, Pump¬ing Engines, Glasgow New Graving Dock, 568, 578
  • Barker, Mr. Frank, Book giving Practical In¬formation for Iron and Steel Manufacturers, &c., 539
  • Barnwell, Mr. Richard, 238
  • Barometer, On the Thoory of the Daily Osoillation of the, 159
  • Barry Bill, The, 440
  • Barry Docks, Enlargement, 540
  • Barry Harbour, 58
  • Bastian, Mr. C. O., his Exhibits at the Royal Society’s Conversazione, 452
  • Bates, Mr. W. S., On Aluminium, 449
  • Bath and West of England Show:
  • Burrell and Sons, Limited, Messrs., 8-Horse Power Road Locomotive with Steel Gearing, 525
  • Clayton and Shuttlewortb, Messrs , Thrashing Machine, 525
  • Howard, Messrs., Ploughs, Cultivators, Auto¬matic Trus8er, and Light Railway, 525
  • Osborne and Co., Messrs. D. N., American Disc Harrow and Spring Tooth Harrow, 525
  • Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’, Messrs. Ploughs, 525
  • TaDgyes’, Messrs., Portable Oil Engine, Pinkney’s Patent, 525
  • Battle at Manila, 429
  • Bauerman, Mr., On the Iron Ores of the Ural, 444
  • Bavarian Chambers of Commerce, Reports of the, with regard to Exports to the United States, 159
  • Bavarian Waterways, Development of, 209
  • Bazin, M., 90
  • Bearings, Roller, Omnibus Wheels fitted with, 607
  • Beaumont, Mr. W. W., his Presidential Address, 139
  • Beckwith, Mr. John Henry, 677
  • Bedford Engineering Company, Steam Shunting Crane, 266
  • Belgian Business in Coal and Coke, 1897, 198
  • Belgian State Railways, Locomotives for, 285
  • Belgium, Export of Plants from, 529
  • Belgium, Laws concerning Mines in, 89
  • Belgrade, Improved Internal Communication for, 257
  • Belk, Mr. Wm., his Resignation, 491
  • Bell, Mr. Richard, Final Figures in bis Election, 607
  • Bell, Sir Lowthian, his Gifts to the Middlesbrough and Guisbrough Schools, 197
  • Belt, Best Leather for Wide, 159
  • Belleville Boilers in Twin s.s. “KhersoD,” Work¬
  • ing Results with, 305, 307
  • Berchem, Mr. A. H. E., Automatic Cylinder Drain Valve, 36
  • Beresford, Lord Charles, Conference with the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, 315
  • Berlin Incomes, Statistics of, 59
  • Barrington, Mr. R. E. W., Sources of Town
  • Water Supplies and their Bearings upon Public Health, 523
  • Berthelot, M. Daniel, “Measurement of High Temperatures by the Interference Method,” 159
  • Barthelot, M. D., On the Melting Points of Gold and Silver, 185
  • Berthelot's Interference Method of Measuring High Temperatures, 452
  • Bessemer, Sir Henry, 256, 283, 313
  • Bessemer and Co., Messrs. Henry, Annual Report, 143
  • Bessemer and Co , Messrs. Henry, Report for 1897, 119
  • Bessemer Gold Medal, The, 312
  • Bessemer Process, The, 277
  • Bessemer Steel Production in America, State¬ment of, 304
  • Bevel Gear Locomotive, 61
  • Beyer and Peacock, Limited, Messrs , Extension of their Wo:ks, 119
  • Bicycle Accommodation, Paddington Station, 233
  • Bicycle Brake Van Competition, The, 453
  • Bicycle Factory, An “ Up-to-date,” 467
  • Bicycles, Folding Chainless, for the French Army, 553
  • Bicycles Imported into the United States, 505
  • Bicycle Frame, Improved, 489
  • Bicycle Manufacture, The German, 268
  • Bicycle Pedal Frames Made from Aluminium by Drop Forging them, 529
  • Bicycles, Railway Luggage Vans for, 329, 453
  • Bicycles in Ruesia, 453
  • Bicycles in Siam, 553
  • Bicycle Tax in Italy, 329
  • Bicycle Trade in Spain, 607
  • Bidwell, Mr. Shelford, his Presidential Address, 193
  • BiggAVither, Mr. H. Electrical Shot Firing, 143,
  • Bill, The Barry, 440
  • Bills, Harbour and Dock, 68
  • Bill, Llanelly and Pontardulais, 440
  • Bill, Great Northern Railway Company’s New, 209
  • Bills, Railway, in Committee, and Withdrawn, 466
  • Billp, Railway, Deposited, 144
  • Bill Deposited, Brent, Ashburton, and Heath6eld , Railway Company, 89
  • Bills Deposited, &c., Birmingham, North War¬wickshire, and Stratford-on-Avon Railway Extension, 33
  • Bills Deposited, &c., Charing Cross, Euston, and Hampstead Railway Extension, 33
  • Bill Deposited by the Isle of Wight Railway Company, 33 .
  • Bill Deposited, Railway Windsor to Ascot, 33
  • Bills Deposited at the Private Bill-office, Bideford and Clovelly Railway, 11
  • Bills Deposited at the Private Bill-office, Underground Electric Railway from Charing Cross . to Paddington, 11
  • Bills, Welsh Railway, 23, 46,120
  • Biological System of Treating the Sewage at Davyhnlme recommended, 285
  • Birch and Co., Messrs. G., Circular Saws and Milling Machines, 289
  • Birkenhead Destroyers, The, 88
  • Birkenhead Destroyers, Official Tiial of the Wolf,
  • Birmingham Corporation, Steel Pipes for the ' Welsh Water Supply Routes, 289, 290
  • Birmingham and Coventry Corporation, Contracts given out by, 118
  • Birmingham, Electricity in, 581
  • Birmingham, Enlarged Gas Mains for, 490
  • Birmingham to Stratford-on-Avon Railway, 33
  • Birmingham, Well and Bore-hole Corporation Baths, 104
  • Birmingham Welsh Water Supply, 482
  • Births and Deaths in London and in 32 other Great Towns, 11, 33, 59
  • Bisley Railway, Accident at, 368
  • Blackpool, Accumulator Traction declared Unsuit¬able, 492
  • Black and Tin-plates Shipped from this Country, 1897, 33
  • Blakelock, Mr. Percy, 399
  • Bake and Knowles, Messrs., Duplex Independent Air Pump, 472
  • Blast Furnace Plant in America and the Output, A, 285
  • Block Signalling on Country Tramways, United States, 366
  • Blobme and Vo3s, Messrs., Large Crane, 437
  • Blooming Engin9, M’Connell's, 10, 55
  • Blot Accumulator, The, 184
  • Blowing Engines, 137
  • “Blue Heat” in the Working of Iron and Steal, 577
  • Boats, Roller, 314
  • Beard of Conciliation and Arbitration, The, Twenty-ninth Annual Meeting, 119
  • Board of Conciliation and Arbitration for the Manufactured Iron Trade of the North of England, Statistics for March—April, 563
  • Board of Trade Report, Percentage of Unem¬ployed Trade Unionists, 11
  • Board of Trade Report on the Skilled Labour Market during March, 403
  • Board of Trade Report, State of the Labour Market, 11
  • Board of Trade Returns for December, Sheffield District, 45
  • Board of Trade Returns, January, February, March, 137. 237, 367, 556
  • Board of Trade Returns of the German Empire, 107
  • Boby’s Seed-sorting Machine, 598
  • Bog Oak Found in Germany, 355
  • Boiler, A Japanese, Mr. Mizabara’s Patent, 464
  • Boiler Explosion, 263
  • Boiler Explosion in America, 209 Boiler Explosions, A Year’s, 161
  • Boiler Feed Apparatus, A Gravity, 196
  • Boiler Incrustation, 52
  • Boiler Practice, An Objectionable, United States of America, 118
  • Boiler Testing, 10, 11
  • Boiler Tubes and the Admiralty, 237
  • Boiler Tubes, Large Orders for, 500
  • Boiler Tubes, Pressure attained by Superheated Water in, 607
  • Boiler, Water-tube, Experiments with a, 322
  • Boiler, Water-tube, Mr. A. F. Yarrow on Experiments with, 309
  • Boilers, Belleville, Mr. G. Grotcbin on the, of the Twins.s. “Kherson,” 305, 307
  • Boilers Bill, Inspection and Registration of, Petition against, Presented by Sir J. W.
  • Pease, 587
  • Boilers Buret, Conditions under which, M. Hirsch, On, 505
  • Bailers, Evaporative Test of Sandford’s Vertical, 327
  • Boilers, Importance of the Quality of the Feedwater on the Success or Failure of, 429
  • Boilers, Management of, 208
  • Boilers, Marine, New Rules in the United States for Constructing, 4S0
  • Boilers for Marine Use, On Cylindrical ». Tubular, 217
  • Boilers, Motor Car, 212, 313, 398
  • Boilers, On Natural e. Forced or Induced Draught for, 342
  • Boilers, Preservation of Unused, 11
  • Boilers, Water-tube, 305
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Combustion iD, 611
  • Boilers, Water-tube, On tho Design of, 107
  • Boilers, Water-tube, s.s. “ Meg Merrilees,” 546
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Mr. Goschen on, 257
  • Boilers, Yarrow Water-tube, for the Russian Admiralty, 329
  • Boilers, Yarrow Water-tube, for Swedish Cruisers, 403.
  • Boise City, U.S., Subterranean Hot-water Lake, 257
  • Bolivian Railways, Proposed, 117
  • Bolivia, Trade Marks in, 5
  • Bolted and Riveted Joints, Tests of, 133
  • Bombay, Toe Prongs L-'ghthonse, 520
  • Bombay, Renovation of, 23, 187
  • Bombay, The Smoke Nuisance in, 285
  • Bomford and Evershed’s Patent Excavator, 130

Books Received—.Literature

  • Booth, Mr. Cbas., Appointed Director of the
  • Midland Railway, 453
  • Bordeaux, British Coal Import to, 453
  • Boring for Iron Ore near Dalton-in-Furness, 285
  • Boring Machine, Eight-inch, Messrs. Craven Bros., 154
  • Boring Machines, Compressed Air-power, Use of and Opening for, in Greece, 529
  • Boriog and Turning Lathe, Krupp’s Works, Essen, 155
  • Boston Elevated Railway, 514
  • “Bouncer" Accident Inquiry, The, 162
  • Bourke, Mr. H. G., 233
  • Bourne, Dr., On the Sugar-cane Disease in Madras, 403
  • Bowser, Mr. Howard, his Jubilee, 133
  • Boxer, General Edward Mourrier, 8 (
  • Bradford, British Association to bo Invited to, 257
  • Bradford, Lord Masham's Gift to, 453
  • Bradwell, Mr. J. D. L., Manufacture of Incan¬descent Lamps, 190
  • Brady, Mr. A. B., Burnett River Bridge, Queensland, 596
  • Braithwaite Engines, Old, 376
  • Brakes, Returns Complying with the Board of ( Trade Regulations, 89
  • Brakes on tbe South Italian Railways, WestiDg- ( house in Place of Hardy, 304
  • Brassfounders, Association formed by the, 511 Brazilian Government, Contracts for Ironclads and Cruiser Transferred to some Foreign Power, 59
  • Breakwater at Buffalo, N.Y., New, 59
  • Brecon Railway Extension Schemes, 23 Bremen, Foreign Trade of, 577
  • Brent, Ashburton and Heathfield Railway Com¬pany Bill, 89
  • Brick-drying Carriage, Howl’s, 600

Bridges:

  • Amu-Daria River, Projected Iron, 479
  • Bundaberg River, Queensland, 596
  • Danube Railway, 107
  • Java Railway, 529
  • Mersey Broadway, Proposed, 340
  • New South Walep, Suspension, 538
  • North Paoi6c, at Bismarck, N.D., 573
  • Port Perry, U. S., 185
  • Seine, Proposed Railway, 89
  • Vauxhall, 209, 329, 399, 448, 451, 452, 454
  • Wear, The, 587
  • Bridges, Famous, Mr. A. J. West on, 490
  • Bridge, Lost, 185
  • Bridge-building, Drilling Machine, American, 437
  • Bridge-building in Egypt, French Engineers’, 3Ö4
  • Bridge-building over the Missouri, 573
  • Bridge, Moving the Pier of the Bismarck Railway across the Missouri, 511
  • Brighton Town Council, Prioeof Electric Current, 355
  • Brioschi, Sig., 11
  • Bristol Wagon and Carriage Works, Limited, Electric Installation for, 479, 491

British Association:

  • Meeting of the General Committee, 553
  • Officers of Sections Appointed for the Bristol Meeting, 304
  • British Coal Imports into France, 340
  • British Columbia, Railway Extension in, 233
  • “British Columbian,"Tbe New Magazine entitled the, 159
  • British Cycles, Export of, 329
  • British Firo Prevention Committee, The, 28, 238
  • British and Foreign Steam and Sailing Tonnage, Table of, 453
  • British and Foreign Types of Battleships, 260
  • British Locomotives for American Railways, 225
  • British Manufacturers and Exporters, Hints to, C 403
  • British Trade Abroad, Defence of, 162
  • British Trade in Canada, 158
  • British Trade with Sweden, Decrease of, 552
  • British Trades and Foreign Competition, 132
  • British Shipping at Christiania, 577
  • British Vessels, Loss Reports received in February, 209
  • Brittany, Railway Extension in tbe Brest District, 453
  • Brodie, Mr. Alexander, City Engineer for Liver¬pool, 233
  • Brodie, Mr. F. J., On the Abnormal Weather of January, 1898, 499
  • Bromell and Co., Messrs., Tho Simplex Tube Cleaner, 169
  • Brooks’ Locomotive Works, Locomotives for Japan, 529
  • Brooks’ Locomotive Works, U S.A., Mastodon » Locomotive, 104, 105, 106
  • Brown-Berryman Feed-water Heaters, 375
  • Browne, Sir B. C., His Election, 491
  • Bryan, Mr. G. H., On Electro-Magnetic Indueion in Plane, Cylindrical, and Spherical Current Sheets, and its Representation by Moving Trails of Images, 193
  • Bryansk Company, Blast Furnaces under Construction, Kertch, 453
  • Buenos Ayres, Consular Reports from, 380
  • Buenos Ayres, Dock and Port Works, 249
  • Buffalo Automatic Injector, 65
  • Buffalo, U.S. A., Breakwater, 498
  • Building Ordinance, Chicago, respecting Swing- i ing Windows, 607
  • Bulgaria, Commercial Relations with, 133
  • Bulkhead Door, Casey’s Water-tight, 400
  • Bull’s Metal Tail Shafts, 106
  • Bullet, The Dum Dum, 132, 158, £09, 216, 277, 314, 340
  • Bullet, The Dorn Dum, Lord Hamilton on, 209
  • Bundy Time Recorder, The, 239
  • Burglar-proof Mail Cars, 138
  • Burnett River Bridge, Bundaberg, Queensland, 596
  • Burnishing, 368
  • Burstall, Prof. F. W., Equipment of Mason College Laboratory, 112
  • Buretall, Prof. F. W., on Gas Engines, 148, 284, 336, 399
  • Bury Sewer, Mr. B. K. Adams, on the Crossing of the Manchester, Bolton, and Bury Canal by the, 267
  • Bask, Mr. Chas., Appointment, 24
  • Bute Dock, Capacity of the, 588

C

  • CABLE from Birmingham to London, 539
  • Cable Machinery of the Capital Traction Company, Washington, Separated by Dynamite, 285
  • Cable Twenty-nine Miles Long, The J. A. Roebling's Sons’ Company, 505
  • Cables to hold Large Ships, 366
  • Cables, &c., for Spain, German, 453
  • Cables and the War, 456
  • Cables, Submarine, Number of throughout the World, 107
  • Cabs in Paris, Self-propelled, 573
  • Calcium Carbide Used as a Metallurgical Reduc¬ing Agent, 11
  • Calcutta University, “ Degrees in Science ” at the, 420
  • Caledonian Railway Company, The, 111
  • Caledonian Railway Company, Reduction of Fares, 33
  • Caledonian Railway, Express Locomotive, 175
  • Caledonian Railway, Speeds, 501
  • Calico Printing and Finishing Machinery, Electrically-driven, 498, 506
  • Callendar, Prof. H. L, Electrical Recording Apparatus, 452
  • Cambrian Railway, Half-yearly Rsport, 198
  • Campbell Gas Engine Company, Limited, Messrs.,
  • Combined Oil Engine and Pump, 601
  • Canada, Electric Railway Mileage in, 89
  • Canadian Gold Output in 1897, 329
  • Canadian Mail and Passenger Service, 237
  • Canadian Riilway Department, Annual Report, 304

Canals:

  • American, 177
  • Burgundy, Electric Towing on the, 505
  • Chicago Drainage, 142
  • Erie, The, 89, 142, 314
  • Flonda Ship, 177
  • Grand, Ireland, 248
  • Grand Junction, 248
  • Indian, 372
  • Rennet and Avon, 248
  • Leeds and Liverpool, 318
  • Manchester Ship, 19, 89, 159, 248, 539, 548
  • Manchester Ship, Half-yearly Report, 159
  • Manchester Ship, Receipts for 1897, 19
  • Nicaragua, 58, 198, 249
  • North Sea and Baltic, Second Year’s Working, 107
  • North Sea and Baltic, Traffic Returns, 329
  • Panama, 19, 58
  • Rochdale, 249
  • Suez, Returns of the, 453
  • Cannock Chase Colliery, Important Step in con¬nection with, 68
  • Cantor Lectures, On Gutta-percha, 417
  • Cape Government Railway, Rolling Stock for the,
  • Cape Government Railways, Stone's Electric Lighting Apparatus, 453
  • Capital and Labour, Relations of, 137
  • Carbide, Mr. V. B. Lewes, On Impure, 159
  • Carbide of Sodium, M. Camille Matignon, On, 185
  • Carbon Company ,. Perry and Co., 141
  • Cars by Boat, Transportation of, 355
  • Cars, Burglar-proof Mail, 138
  • Cars, Combination Open and Closed, New York City, 159
  • Car Ferries on Lake Michigan, 355
  • Car, Hospital, Belgian Railways, 403
  • Carnegie, Mr. A., Advocates the Establishment of a Commercial Shipyard in New York Harbour. 285
  • Carnotand Goutal, MM., OnSilicon and Chromium in Steels, 479
  • Carpenter, Professor, on “ Alzine,” 607
  • Carriage, Steam, Mr. Wm. Freakley, 383
  • Carthagena, Iron Ores Export from, 607
  • Case's Compound Cylinder (referred to in W. Walker’s Letter, 586), 548, 586
  • Casey’s Water-tight Bulkhead Door, 400
  • Castirgs, Dressing, 311
  • Castings, The Pickling of, 311
  • Castle Company decides to withdraw its Steamers from the Madagascar Trade, 505
  • Catalogues, 10, 36, 92, 142, 198, 266, 338 440 490, 568
  • Cattewater Harbour Development, The Adm ra ty with reference to, 380
  • Caustic Limo for Limestouo as Flux in Blast Furnaces, On the Substitution of, 444
  • Celluloid, Experiments at Portsmouth with an American Form of, 133
  • Cement, On the Amount of Limo Necessary to the Formation of Portland, 107
  • Cement Manufacture in China, 352, 353
  • Cement, The Proper Manipulation of the Tests of, 463
  • Cement for Rubber, 355
  • Cement Testing, Standardisation of, 443
  • Central London Railway Works, The, 250, 380
  • Central London Railway Works and the Stability of the Mansion House, 380
  • Central Railway, The Great, London Works, 374
  • Central Station, Electric Power Supply, 264
  • Ceylon Government Railway’s Locomotive Works, 89
  • Chain Cable, Rolled Weldless Steel, 205
  • Chamberlain, Mr. J., On the Workmen’s Com¬pensation Act, 679
  • Chantiers de la Loire, Activity at the, 329
  • Charcoal Iron Supply from the Urals, 169
  • Charcoal Yielded by an Acre of Forest Land, Official Estimate of, 159
  • Charleston and District, Foreign-office Report on the Trade of, 233
  • Chemical and Physical Calculations, Reform of, 313
  • Chemicals, Manufacturing Firms, Amalgamation of Two Important, 92
  • Chemistry, Third International Congress of Applied, Vienna, 1898, 434, 529
  • Chemistry, A Year’s Review, 21
  • Cherbourg Dock Connected with Station by Rail, 355
  • Chevalet, )!., Noise and Odour of Gas and Petro¬leum Engines Suppressed by, 607

Institute of Iron and Steel Works

  • Managers, South Staffordshire:
  • American Iron and Steel Practice. Mr. A. P. Head, 285
  • Application of Electricity to the Transmission of Power, Messrs. Booth and Ravenshaw, 52
  • Institute, The Northampton:
  • Opening of, 283

Institution of Civil Engineers:

  • Alternate-current Motors, Mr. Llewelyn B. Atkinson, 218
  • Annual Dinner of, 284
  • Conversazione and Exhibits at the same, 500
  • Dublin Electric Tramways, Mr. H. F. Parshall, 218
  • Electric Power Transmission, Protection of, Mr. J. T. Morris, 193
  • Electricity Supply of London, Mr. A. H. Preece, 364
  • Geology in Relation to Engineering, Prof. W. Boyd Dawkins, 240
  • Locomotive Fire-boxes, Security of Some, Mr. W. Thow, 193
  • Locomotive Slide Valves, Friction of, Mr. J. A. F. Aspinall, 193
  • Names of those who have Passed the Recent Examinations, 329
  • Officers Elected and Awards for Papers Reid and Discussed, 402, 419
  • Presentation to Mr. Wm. Hurst, 107
  • Reservoirs with High Earthen Dams in Western India, Mr. W. L. Strange, 117
  • Institution of Electrical Engineers :
  • Cost of Generation and Distribution of Elec¬trical Energy, Mr. Robt. Hammond, 329
  • Wilde, Mr. Hy., Elected Honorary Member, 479

Institution of Engineers, Chesterfield and Midland, and the Midland Institution of Mining, Civil, and Mechanical Engineers:

  • Joint Meeting to be held in Sheffield, Papers to be Read, 107

Institution of Engineers, The Cleveland:

  • Visit to the New Engineering Works of Sir Christopher Furness, Westgarih, and Co Limited, 563

Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders, North-East Coast:

  • Browne, Sir B. C , Elected President, 491
  • Visit to Sir Thos. Richardson and Co.’s Engineering Establishment, 69

Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland :

  • Combustion in Water-tube Boilers, Mr. Jas. Weir on the Problem of, 606, 612
  • Meeting at Sheffield, 295, 427, 606
  • Resistance and Speed of Ships, Mr. E. H. Parker, 415
  • Theory and Practice of Mechanical Refrigera¬tion, Mr. T. R. Murray, 170, 194, 240
  • Visit to the Cyclops and the Atlas Work, and the Electro-plating Works of Messrs. Walker and Hall, 606

Institution of Gas Engineers:

  • Inaugural Address, Mr. G. E. Stevenson, 570
  • Carbonising, New Departure in, Messrs. S. and T. Glover, 570
  • Carbonising Plant of a Modern Gasworks, Mr. 1 F. D. Marshall, 570
  • High-pressure System of Distribution, Mr. F. W. Steven sod, 570
  • Retorts, Observations on the Construction and Working of Inclined, Herr E. Drory, 570
  • Standards of Light and the One-candle Pentane Air-gas Flame, Dr. A. Vernon Harcourt, 570
  • Visit to the Beckton Works of the Gas Light and Coke Company, 570
  • Washers and Scrubbers, Mr. E. A. Harman, 570

Institution of Junior Engineers:

  • Conversazione and Lecturettes by Mr. H. S. I Maxim, 261
  • Evaporative Condensers and Independent Air Pumps for same, Mr. Harry Fraser, 493
  • Laboratory Testing Machines, and the Latest Examples, Prof. A. C. Elliott, 80
  • Mechanical Refrigeration, Mr. J. T. H. Ledicotte-Burrell, 354
  • Thirteenth Anniversary Dinner, 117

Institution of Mechanical Engineers:

  • Anniversary Dinner, 419
  • Derby Meeting and Programme of same, 185,
  • Electric Traction, Discussion on Mr. Dawson’s Paper on, 148
  • Fifty-first Annual General Meeting, Papers to be Read, 103, 148
  • Gas Engines, First Report to the Gas Engine 1 Research Committee, Prof. F. W. Burstall, 148, 281, 336 ; Discussion on the same, 399
  • New Home of the Institution, Storey’s-gate, Westminster, 278, 280
  • Papers to be Read at the Ensuing Ordinary General Meeting, 328
  • Railway Progress, Mr. S. Waite Johnson’s Presidential Address, Dealing with. 486, 512, 559

Institution of Mechanical Engineers, American:

  • Economy resulting from Varying Proportions between the Sizes of the Cylinders in a Compound Steam Engine, Prof. R. H. Thurston and Mr. L. L. Brinsmead, 89

Institution of Mining Engineers, The, Federated:

  • Technical Education, Prof. H. Louis, 197
  • Twenty-sixth General Meeting, Programme, 170
  • Woodworth System of Progressive and Automatic Cut-off Gear for Winding Engines, Messrs. B. Woodworth and W. G. Cowlishaw, 576

Institution of Naval Architects:

  • Cruiser “Diadem,” Trials of the, Sir Albert Durston on Recent, 301, 334
  • Dates of the Annual Meetings, 158

Institution of Naval Architects

  • Experiments with a Water-tube Boiler, Mr. Yarrow, 322
  • Horse-power Absorbed by Skin Friction and Wave Making in Ships of Different Forms, Mr. James Hamilton, 321
  • Leading Article on the System of Working the Meetings of the Institution, 357
  • Minimum Net Register and its Effect on Design, Mr. A. G. Ramage, 315
  • Pneumatic Machinery for Loading and Dis¬charging Grain Cargoes, Mr. Duckham, 322, 339
  • Presidential Address of the Eirl of Hopetoun 301
  • Presentation to the Secretary, 301
  • Programme of the Ensuing Meetings, 286
  • Resistance te the Motion of Solids in a Fluid, Mr. B. Schieldrop, 322
  • Riveting by Electricity, Herr von Kodolitrch, 302, 311
  • Steam Engine Construction and Steam Naviga¬tion in the United States of America from 1807 to 1850, Reminiscences of Eirly Marine, Mr. C. H. Haswell, 312
  • Steering Qualities of the “ Yashima,” Mr. P. Watts, 365
  • Stream-line Motions, Prof. H. S. Hele-Shaw, 302, 432, 458, 462
  • Torpedo Boats, Submarine, Capt. W. Jaques, 321
  • Trunk-deck Steamer “O;car II.,” Mr. W. Hök on the, 322, 345
  • Turning in Twin Screws, Mr. R. E. Froude, Experiments on the Effect of Direction of, 321
  • Water-tube Boiler, Description of Some Experi¬ments with a, Mr. A. F. Yarrow, 309

Institution, United Service:

  • Naval War Game, Mr. Jane on his, 595
  • Insurance against Accidents, Employers’, 604
  • Insurance Claims on Steel Steamers, 162
  • Insurance Companies and Employers, 579
  • Insurance, Mr. Livesey Advocates Mutual Funds rather than, 591
  • Insurance Premiums, Exorbitant, 537
  • Inter-communication Telephones, 118
  • Interlocking Plant, A Large, United States, 118
  • Inventions, Speculation in, with Reference to Parson’s Patent, 482
  • Ireland, Grand Canal, 248
  • Irish Railway Amalgamation, The, 364
  • Irish Railway Working, 127
  • Iron-bnilt Ships, The Earliest, 50
  • Ironclads, Extempore, 354
  • Iron, Coal, and General Trades of Bir¬mingham, Wolverhampton, and other Districts:
  • 22, 41, 68, 92, 118, 142, 171, 196, 219, 242, 267, 289, 315, 341, 366, 388, 412, 438, 464, 490, 515, 538, 562, 586, 612
  • Iron and Coal Statistics, 1897, Wales, 46
  • Iron Industry, The French, 1897, 70
  • Ironmakers of Lancashire and North Stafford¬shire, Proposed Combination of, 438
  • Iron Market, Manchester, tee Notes from Lanca¬shire in each issue
  • Iron Oras Export from Carthagena, 607
  • Iron Ores, Swedish, 59
  • Iron Ores of the Ural, On the, 444
  • Iron from Rust, Preservation of, 27
  • Iron and Steel, On the Crystalline Structure of, Mr. J. E. Stead, 444
  • Iron and Steel Exports for 1897, 44
  • Iron and Steel Trade, The German, 1897, 70
  • Iron and Steel, German Foreign Trade in—see Notes from Germany in each issue Iron and Steel Institute, General Classified Index to the First Fifty Vols. of the Journal of the, 443
  • Iron, Steel, Metal, and Coal Industries in 1896, The Swedish, 320
  • Iron and Steel Plates and Forgings Used in Ship¬building, On, 185
  • Iron and Steel Practice, Notes on American,274
  • Iron and Steel Ships, Morbid Anatomy of, 142
  • Iron and Steel Sliding Scale Committee, Audit, 23
  • Iron and Steel Telegraph Poles for Victoria, 586
  • Iron and Steel Works at Calder, near Airdrie, 216
  • Iron and Steel Works, Workington, The West Cumberland, Disposed of to a New Company, 587
  • Iron Trade, The Austrian, 1897, 70
  • Iron Trade Board of Conciliation, 142
  • Iron Trade, Proposed Combination in the Finished, 464, 465
  • Ironworkers’ Wages, 306
  • Ironworks, Employment of “ Young Persons” in, 422
  • Irrigation Scheme for Vryburg, Cape Colony,
  • Isle of Man Electric Tramway Company, Exten¬sion of their Line, 41
  • Isle of Wight Railway Company’s Bill, 33
  • Italy as a Field for Cycle Manufacturers, 369
  • Italy, Tax on Bicycles, 329
  • Ivatt, Mr. H. A., Express Locomotive, Great Northern Railway, 511
  • Ivory Imitation, 553

J

  • JACKETING Locomotive Cylinders, 59
  • Jaffa Needs a Harbour, 430
  • "James Forrest” Lecture, Sixth, 240
  • Jane Naval War Game at the United Service-stitution, The, 553, 595, 606 '
  • Janet, M. P., on the Temperature of Electriccandescent Lamps, 285
  • January Board of Trade Returns, 137
  • Japan, American Warships for, 242
  • Japan’s Cruisers, 89, 144, 207, 210, 530, 535
  • Japan, Foreign Employés in, 388 Japan, Locomotives for, 329
  • Japan, Maritime Progress in, 195
  • Japan, Modern, Industrial, and Scientific, 73, 97, ;123, 178,179, 201, 223, 271, 371
  • Japan, Population of, 89 Japan, Strikes, 402
  • Japan, Telephone Service, 195
  • Japan, Training of Engineers in, 434, 488
  • Japan—see alto Notes from Japan from our own Correspondent, 195, 266, 388, 464
  • Japanese Bailer, A, 461
  • Japanese Investments, Foreign Capital and, 372
  • Japanese-made Machinery, 178, 179
  • Japanese Patents. 461
  • Japanese Patent Laws, 158
  • Jaques, Capt. W., Submarine Torpedo-boats, 321
  • Java, Railway Bridges for, Tenders Invited, 529
  • Jefferson, Mr. J. Clark, Design of Water-tube Boilers, 107
  • Jersey Harbour, 49S
  • Jessop and Sons, Limited, Fire at the Works of Messrs., 515
  • Johnson, Clapham, and Morris, Limited, Messrs., Invention for Lighting Miners' Lamps by Electric Current, 289
  • Johnson and Phillips, Messrs., Machinery for Hydraulic Jointing, 163, 161, 165, 166
  • Johnson, Mr. S. Waite, his Inaugural Address, 399
  • Johnson, Mr. S. Waite, On Railway Progress, 486, 512, 559
  • Jointing, Hydrau’ic, 163, 164, 165, 166
  • Joints, Flexible, for Submerged Wator Mains, 365
  • Joints, Tests of Bolted and Riveted, 133
  • Jones, Mr. Alfred, 172
  • Jones, Prof. 11., On the Use of Naphtha Refuse, 159
  • Jordan, Mr., Inaugural Address of, On the Coal Basin of South Wales, 466

K

  • KABUL, The Ameer's Workshops at, 426, 428
  • Kapteyn, M. R., Communication on Continuous Brakes, 505
  • Rennet and Avon Canal, 218
  • Key on Flat, Sunk Key i’., 132
  • Keyham Docks, Great Cofferdam, 607
  • Kiangnan Arsenal, 473, 474
  • Kidderminster and Stourport Electric Tramway,
  • Messrs. A. and C. Dickinson, 594, 596
  • King’s College, Annual Dinner of Old Students, 383
  • Kinsley, Mr. Carl, On Series Dynamo-electric Machines, 505
  • Kirk Bros, and Co. Registered as a Limited Com¬pany, 613
  • Rices, On Meteorological Investigation by, 592
  • Kithill Woolfram Mining Co., New Works Acquired by, 209
  • Klondike, Chances for Fortune in the, 209
  • Knowles and Sons, Limited, Messrs., Annual Report, 119
  • Kochs, Mr. W. E , 588
  • Kodolitsch, Herr von, On Riveting by Electricity, 302, 311
  • Korean Government and Railway Concessions to Foreigners, 133
  • Krupp, Herr, Gift of, to Göttiogen University, 353
  • Krupp Process Armour, United States Authori¬ties and, 371
  • Krupp’s Works, Long Shaft Boring and Turning Lathe, 155
  • Krupp’s Works, Percentage of Nickel in Street Car and Locomotive Axles and Fire-boxes, 453

L

  • LABORATORY Testing Machines and the Latest Example, On, 80
  • Labour Bureau, The, 265
  • Labour Department of the Board of Trade, Fourth Annual Report, 51
  • Labour Department of the Board of Trade, Monthly Report, 257
  • Labour Department of the Board of Trade, Wages Disputes and Changes, 380
  • “Labour Gazette,” State of Employment during March, 427
  • Labour Market, February, Board of Trade Report, 329
  • Labour Market, March, Board of Trade Report, 403
  • Labour Statistics of the Board of Trade, 257, 329, 380, 403, 479, 607
  • Lagos, 180, 181, 182, 183, 186
  • Laird, Mr. John (With Portrait), 88, 138
  • Lake Erie and Ohio River. 142
  • Lakin-Smitb, Mr. C., Oa Torpedoes, 418
  • Lamb and Sumners, Sheet Flue Boiler, 350, 351
  • Lambourn Valley Railway Opened, The, 89, 329
  • Lampblack, Acetylene Gas, 577
  • Lamps by Electricity, Lighting Miners’, 209
  • Lamp, Safety, for the Navy, 233
  • Lancashire, Derbyshire, and East Coast Railway, 30
  • Lancaster, New Station at, 107
  • Lancashire News—see Letters from our own Corre¬spondent in each Issue
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company, Holidays and Advance of Wages to Firemen and Drivers, 233
  • Lascellea, Mr., his Report on Prussian State Railways, 209
  • Lathe, 54in. Centre, Messrs. Thos. Shanks and Co., 153

Launches and Trial Trips:

  • “ Adamastor,” Portuguese Cruiser, 4
  • “Albion,” H.M S. (llluslral d), 605
  • “ Algorta,” Steel Screw Steamer, 463
  • “ America Maru,” Twin-screw Passenger Liner, 265
  • “Anglian,” The Telegraph Cable-laying and Cargo and Passenger Steamer, 613
  • “Angola,” Steel Screw Steamer, 265
  • “ Ashton,” s.s., 463
  • “Bellerby," Steel Screw Steamer, 514
  • “ Berry,” Screw Steamer, 265
  • “Broadly, William,” 412
  • “ Bruce,” Passenger Steamer, 56
  • “ Bruxellesville,” s.s., 385
  • “ Chatham,” Steel Screw Steamer, 128, 288
  • “ Chicago,” Steel Screw Steamer, 464
  • “ Chitox,” Japanese Cruiser, 89
  • “Clan Macfarlane,” Turret-deck Steamer, 463
  • “ Cleopatra,” The s.s., 366
  • “ Dart,” s.s., 538
  • “Dongola,” Steel Screw Cargo Steamer, 463
  • “Dove,” H.M S., 288
  • Drofger, Barge-loading, for the Russian Government, 514
  • “ Ehoe," Steel Screw Steamer,” 463
  • “ Edenball,” s.s., 314
  • “Emmanuel,” s s.. 385
  • English Shipbuilders during January and Feb¬ruary, 1898, Ships Launched by, 133, 233
  • “ Ethelbryhta,” Steel Screw Steamer, 343
  • “ Euro,” Steel Screw Steamer, 412
  • “ Euston,’’ Steel Screw Steamer, 562
  • “ Febrero,” Steel Screw Steamer, 288
  • “ Fuller, T. E.,” Steel Twinscrow Steamer, 412
  • “ Gambia,” Cargo Steamer, 435
  • “ Glencoe," Steel Screw Steamer, 366, 511
  • “Gloriana,” Steel Screw Steamer, 314
  • “ Goolistan,” s.s., 463
  • “Goustav Bole,"The Barge-loading Dredger, 538
  • " Guildhall," s.s., Trial Trip of the, 514
  • “ Hai Chi," Cruiser for Chinese Government, 92
  • “ Haliotis,” s.s., 265
  • " Hector,” 8.8., 586
  • “ Hermes,” H.M.S., Second-class Protected Cruiser, 361
  • Hodgett's Safety Ship, Trial Trip of the, 514
  • “ Hohenfels,” Steel Screw Steamer, 128, 538
  • Hopper Barges for the Mersey Docks and Har¬bour Board, 128
  • “ Idaho,” Trial Trip of the s.s., 514
  • ‘‘Johanna,” Steel Screw Steamer, 365
  • “ Joyeuse,” The Steam Yacht, 435
  • “Juno,” Steel Screw Steamer, 412
  • “Koordistan,” s.s., 343
  • “ Laura,” Steel Screw Steamer, 463
  • “ Laureldene,” Steel Turret-deck Steamer, 365
  • “ Lokoja," Steel Screw Steamer, 435
  • “ Manchester City,” Atlantic Liner, 562
  • “Maria,” Steel Screw Steamer, 514
  • ' Masconomo,” s.s., 365 t
  • “Mayflower,” Steel Screw Steamer, 365
  • “ Minoco,” The Steel Screw Steamer, 92
  • “ Niobe,” First-class Cruiser, 439
  • “ Nippon Maru,” Twin-screw and Mail Passen¬ger Steamer, 435
  • “Norseman,” The, 221
  • “ Paddington,” s.s., 365
  • “ Pere3vet,” The Russian Battleship, 561
  • ,“ Povena,” s.s., 538
  • “ Prince George,” Twin-screw Mail and Passen¬ger Steamer, 514
  • “Proserpine,” Cruiser, 595
  • "Rapidan,” The, 221
  • “ Rathfrau,” Steel Screw Steamer, 314
  • “ Reynolds,” The s.s., 92
  • “ Sanna,” s.s., 538
  • “ Sapphire,” Paddle Steamer, 365, 538
  • Scottish Shipbuilders during February, 1898, Ships Launched by, 233
  • “Sergei Witte,” Steel Screw Passenger ' Steamer. 586
  • “ Sunflower,” Steam Yacht, 314
  • “Surly,” Trial of the, 505
  • “Sylviana,” s s., 538
  • “ Symra,” s.s , 463
  • “Tannenfels." The Steamer, 314
  • “Tenby,” Steel Screw Steamer, 435, 538
  • “Tremont,” Screw Steamer, 288
  • “Trigonia,” s.s., 586
  • “ Ultonia,” Twin-screw Cattle and Cargo Steamer, 562
  • “ Umbre,” s.s., 314, 385
  • “ Vera,” Dispatch Tog, 586
  • “ Vestal,” Steel Twin-screw Yacht, 463
  • “ Victorio»’,” Steel Cargo Steamer, 366
  • “ William Price,” Hopper Dredger, 435
  • “Windward,” Yacht, 288
  • “ Winifred,” The Steel Tramp Steamer, 288
  • “ Wladimer Sawin,” Steel Screw Steamer, 463
  • “ Woodlark,” The, 221
  • “ Zouave,” Steel Steam Launch, 412
  • Launches in the United Kingdom for the Year ending April, 453
  • Load and Phosphorus Poisoning, 603

Leaders:

  • 1897, 13
  • Argentaurum, 556
  • Balancing Engines (with reference to Mr. Jas. Whitcher’s Letter), 508
  • Balancing Steam Engines, 406
  • ( Ballasting of Steamers, The, 188
  • Boiler Explosions, A Year’s, 161
  • Boilers for Motor Cars, 212
  • Bombay, The Renovation of, 187
  • “ Bouncer” Accident, The, 162
  • “ Brennus," The, 382
  • British and Foreign Types of Battleships, 260
  • Cheap Electricity, 37
  • Chemistry, 21
  • Chinese Railway Projects and Politics, 482
  • Civil Engineering, 13 Compound Locomotives, 188
  • Consulting Engineers and Public Companies, 531
  • Crisis in South Wales, The, 331, 481
  • " Curious Troubles with Slow-burning Powder, 236
  • ’ Dowlais Works, Lord Wimborne and the, 85
  • Electrical Experience in the States, 86 „
  • Electricity, Cheap, 37
  • Engine’, Balancing Steam, 406, 508
  • Executive Bank for the Naval Engineers, 62
  • Fate of the Welsh Sliding Scale, The, 38
  • Feed-water, 429
  • Fireproof Windows, 110
  • French Marine, The, 136
  • Future of the Sailing Ship, The, 282 Gas, 20
  • Harbours and Waterways, 18
  • Heating Feed-water, 331
  • Heating Surface, What is 1 580
  • Increase in the Price of Gas in London, 136
  • Institution of Naval Architects, 357
  • Insurance Claims on Steel Steamers, 162
  • Insurance Companies and Employers, 579
  • Inventions, Speculation in, with Reference to Parson’s Patent, 482
  • Lead and Phosphorus Poisoning, 603
  • Locomotive Engine Economy, 357
  • Locomotives, Large, 109
  • London's Internal Railways, 332
  • Manila, Battle at, 429
  • Mechanical Engineering, 15
  • Metals, Vapours of, 430
  • Metropolitan Railways, 507
  • Miners’ Provident Fund and Workmen's Com¬pensation, The, 259
  • Motor Vans, 382
  • Naval Estimates, The, 235
  • North Atlantic Freeboards, 110
  • Patents and Inventions, 62
  • Pickard, Mr., On the War Path and After, 38
  • Picketing, 135 .
  • Railways, Light, 236 J
  • Roads, Power on Common, 455
  • Sailing Ship, Future of the, 282
  • Sanitary Engineering, 19
  • Smoke Prevention at Electric Light Stations, 555
  • South Wales Coal Perplexities, Som?, 579
  • South Wales Deadlock, The, 405
  • South Wales, Position in, 211
  • Specuation in Inventions, with Reference to Parson's Patent, 482
  • Steam Engine Economy, 86
  • Storage of Energy, The, 260
  • Stream Lines, Prof. Hele-Shaw’s Paper on, 305
  • Strike, The End of the, 61
  • Strike, The Welsh Ccal, 331, 481, 507
  • “Terrible,” H.M.S., 555
  • Train Resistance, 236
  • Transformers v. Dynamos, 455
  • “ Undertakers,” the Oppressed, 531
  • United States and Spanish Fleets, 381
  • Vapours of Metals, 430
  • War, The, 532 War Materiel, 17
  • Waste Heat at Sea, 38
  • Water Supply, 20
  • Water-tube Boilers, 305
  • Welsh Coal Strike, New Developments in the, 331, 481, £07
  • Welsh Collier and bis Wages, The, 507
  • Wires and Fires, 603
  • Workmen's Compensation Act, Effects of the, 603
  • Sub-leaders:
  • American and Spanish War, The, 406
  • Armour for the Navy, 261
  • Artisans, Home and Colonial, 306
  • Ballast Tankers, Steamers and, 63
  • Birmingham Welsh Water Supply, 482
  • Board of Trade Returns, 137, 237, 556
  • Boiler Tubes and the Admiralty, 237
  • British Trade Abroad, Defence of, 162
  • Cables and the War, 456
  • Caledonian Railway Co., The, 111
  • Canadian Mail and Passenger Service, 237
  • Capital and Labour, Relations of, 137
  • Clyde Shipbuilding Activity, 358
  • Coal Crisis, South Wales, 282
  • Coalowners, The Yorkshire, 406
  • Collieries and tha Workmen’s Compensation Act, 605
  • Consul’s Advice, Following the, 533
  • Copper, Engineers and, 483
  • Cripplegate Fire, The, 39
  • Eight Honrs Day, An, 39
  • Electric Traction on the Metropolitan Railway, 601
  • Employers’ Insurance against Accidents, 604
  • Engines, Blowing, 137
  • Engineers and China, 580
  • Engineers and Compensation, 456
  • Engineers and Copper, 483
  • Engineers and the Tin-plate Trade, 556
  • Engineering Strike, Sequel to the, 533
  • Experiment, Important, 87
  • Fireproof Wood, 63
  • “Gacgout,” The, 383
  • Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901, 358
  • Gun Accident, 87
  • Imperial Institute, The, 358
  • Ironworkers’ Wages, 306
  • Jaffa, Need of a Harbour at, 430
  • Loch Lomond Steamers, Rival Designs for, 111
  • Locomotive Fuel, 39
  • “ Maine,” Explosion on Board the, 163
  • Midland Railway Company and its Men, The, 332
  • Mining and Mine Engineering, 482
  • Mining in Nova Scotia, 382
  • Motor Car, Military, The, 406
  • Nile, Utilisation of the, 189
  • North Atlantic Freeboard, 282
  • Oil and Flue Tubes on Fuel Consumption by Locomotives, Influence of, 430
  • Pig Iron Last Year, The, 212
  • Plymouth Harbour, 212, 509
  • “ Powerful,” H.M.S., 237, 281
  • Railway Rates, Trade and, 237
  • Russian Volunteer Fleet, The, 533
  • South Wales Coal Crisis, The, 282
  • South Yorkshire, After the Battle in, 111
  • Steamers and Ballast Tanks, 63
  • Strike in a New Aspect, The, 163
  • Strikes in Germany, 63
  • “Terrible,” H.M.S., 509
  • Torpedoing of tbe "Albemarle,” The, 533
  • Trade Abroad, Defence of British, 162
  • Trade, Prospects of 111
  • Trade and Railway Rates, 237
  • Trade Unions, Amalgamation of, 162
  • Tyne Improvement Works, 189
  • United States Cruiser “ Maine,” 163
  • Vickers’ Gas Check, 306
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Collieries and the, 605
  • Yorkshire Coalfield, The, 483
  • Yorkshire Coalowners, The, 406
  • Yorkshire Coalowners and the Railway Con¬tracts, 604
  • Yorkshire Steam Coal Trade, 681
  • Le Chatelier, M., his Nomination, 59
  • Leddicote-Burrell, Mr. J. T. H., On Mechanical ltefrigation, 354
  • Lee, Howl, and Co., Compound Steam Pump, 598
  • Leeds Corporation, Electric Cars run by the, 403
  • Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 348
  • Leen Valley Extension Branch Opened, The, 329
  • Lees, Dr. C. H., On the Effect of Temperature on Thermal Conductivities, 89
  • Left-hand Rail and Left-hand Driving Wheel of the Engine as Compared to the Right, Wear of the, 577
  • Legal Intelligence:
  • Carbon Company r. Perry and Co., 141
  • Employment of “ Young Persons" in Ironworks,
  • Important Case at Merthyr, 422
  • Holborn District Board of Works r. Messrs. W.
  • Scott and Co. re The Smoke Nuisance, 529
  • Inspector of Factories r. Crawshay Bros., Limited, 217
  • Lyons, J., and Sons v. Wilkins, 141
  • Parsons’ Patent, 385, 489
  • Leigk-an-Sea, Sewerage of, 265
  • Lenox and Co., Admiralty Order for Cables and Moorings Seenred by, '316
  • Lenses, Date of the Discovery of, 186
  • Lengthening a Kiver Steamer in America, 21
  • Lépinay, M. Godin de, 69
  • Le Roy, M. Fernand, On the Electrical Resist¬ance of Crystallised Silicon, 107

Letters to the Editor:

  • Aluminium Castings, Inquirer, 398
  • American Cyclometers, J. S. V. Bickford, 55
  • American Permanent Way and Locomotives, E. E. Russell Tratman, 51
  • Ball Bearing, A Faulty, Cyclist, 158
  • Bessemer Process, The, Edw. M. Mushet, 277
  • Bessemer, Recollections of Sir Henry, A. H., 313
  • Bicycle Wheels, Stress in, R. M. M., 325
  • Bogardu’s Mill? The, R. S., 305
  • Boilers, The Collapsing Pressure of, Mich. Longridge, 325
  • Boilers, Management oi, Ransome and Mar¬shall, 208
  • British Trade in Canada, F. T. B., 158
  • British Traders and Foreign Competition, C. P., 132
  • Chemical and Physical Calculation, Reform of, C. J. T. Hanssen, 313
  • China, &c., Modern, Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 276
  • Christ’s Hospita), E. H. Pearce, 33
  • Clyde New Graving Dock, Gwynneand Co., 431
  • Coaling Warships, Bunker, 265
  • Cruisers, Spanish and English, Pro Patria, 537
  • Cylinder Jacketing, Wm. H. Booth, 132
  • “ Diadem,” Trials of H.M.S., Richard W. Allen, 325
  • Dum-Dum Bullet, The, M. T., 158
  • Dum Dum Bullet, l'he, N. S. B.-C., 132, 314
  • Dum Dum Bullet, The, Major-Gen. M. Tweedie, 277, 340
  • Dynamics, Problem, J. D. S., 536
  • Dynamics, Problem in, Revolver, 340
  • Dynamics, Theoretical, W. A. S. B., 10
  • Dynamics, Theoretical, Eurus, 32
  • Dynamics, Theoretical, E. Lousley, 611
  • Dynamics, Theoretical, G. Pinnington, 611
  • Dynamics, Theoretical, Secutor, 585
  • Econometer, The, Freak. Grover, 537
  • Electric Drilling Machines, Fred Jno. Rowan, 398
  • Employers’ Liability Bill, Engineer, 611
  • Employers’ Liability Bill, Factory, 611
  • Energy, C. B. Nixon, 354
  • Engines, Balancing, Arthur Forbes Scott, 501
  • Engines, Balancing. Robert H. Smith, 585
  • Engine, Balancing, Vauxhall, 460, 536, 585
  • Engines, Balancing, Jas. Whitcher, 434, 501, 536, 549, 611
  • Engines, Balancing, X., 611
  • Engine Governors, O. G. Bolitho, 536
  • Engine Governors, Early, Fred Bramwell, 468, 536
  • Engine Governors, Early, Miller, 501
  • Engine Governors, Early, Wm. Moor, 501
  • Engines, Old Braithwaite, Herbert T. Walker, 376
  • Engineers in Japan, Training of, Edw. Divers, 434
  • Engineers in Japan, Training of, Robert H. Smith, 488
  • Engineers’ Lock-out, The, Richard Tangye, 235
  • Engineers, Consulting, and Public Companies, M.I. and S. Inst., 549
  • Erie Canal, Improvements on the, E. E. Russell Tratman, 314
  • Explosives, Dangerous, Frank Richards, 114
  • Feed-water Heaters, Live Steam, Burrell and Co., 434
  • Feed Heater, Sambrook’s, J. K., 434
  • French Marine, The, J. A. Normand, 257
  • Fuel on Sugar Estates, Colonial, 32
  • Fuel on Sugar Estates, Colonial Engineer, 377
  • Fuel on Sugar Estates, J. A. D. Rolfe, 55
  • Fuel on Sugar Estates, Llewellyn Jones, 55
  • Gas Engine Research, F. W. Burstall, 488
  • Gas Engine Research, J. D. Roots, 460, 501
  • Girders, Proportions of, Ad Rem., 7, 32, 55
  • Girders, Proportions of, W. H. Bidder, 132
  • Girders, The Proportions of, Edw. J. M. Davies, 32, 228, 325
  • Girders, Proportions of, W. R. Evans, 55
  • Girders. Proportions of, Maurice F. Fitz-Gerald 115
  • Girders, Proportions of, B. W. Head, 115
  • Girders, Proportions of, F. W. Jennings, 90, 158
  • Girders, Proportions of, E. Lousley, 132
  • Girders, Proportions of, Retired Engineer, 7, 55, 158
  • Girders, Proportions of, Another Retired Engi¬neer, 90
  • Girders, Proportions of, J. C. Rome, 32, 158
  • Girders, Proportions of, R. E., 115
  • Girders, Proportions of, Chas. L. Smith, 90
  • Girders, Proportions of, Student, 32
  • Girders, Proportions of, N. D. Y., 276
  • Golf Balls, Machinery for Manufacturing, P. T., 1 211
  • Hats and Coats at Engineering Soirees and Meetings, M.I.C.E., M.I.M.E., 585
  • Hammers, Pneumatic Chipping and Caulking, James Dunlop, 585
  • Horseshoe-making machinery, R. Z., 109
  • Houses for Workmen, R. Sheward, 184
  • Insurance Premiums, Exorbitant, Mechanical Engineer, 585
  • Insurance Premiums, Exorbitant, A Londen j Engineering Co., 537
  • Ironclads, Extempore, D. N., 354
  • Japanese Patent Laws, W. Silver Hall, 158
  • Key Sunk r. Key on Flat, Draughtsman, 132 ,
  • Labour Bureau, The, Non-unionist, 285
  • Linde’s Method of Liquefying Air, J. A. Ewing, f 314
  • Liquid Air, W. Hampson, 277
  • Locomotive Building in the United States, E. E. Russell Tratman, 276
  • Locomotives, Compound, F. W. Brewer, 287
  • Locomotives, Double-chimney, A. R. Bennett, 276
  • Locomotives, Double-chimney, Draughtsman, 208
  • Locomotives, Electric, on the Metropolitan Railway, A. M. B., 585
  • Locomotives, Fireless, Assoc. Mem. Inst. C. E , 55
  • Locomotives Supplied by British Firms to American Railroads, The Writer of the Articles, 277
  • M'Connell's Bloomer Engine, Howard Fletcher, 10 |
  • M'Connell’s Bloomer Engines. Clement E. Strotton, 55
  • Magnet and the Speotrum, The, F. Charles,
  • “ Maine,” Destruction of the, J. S. V. Bickford, 376
  • " Maino,” Destruction of the, J. S., S76
  • Marine Engineering and the Post-office Service, An Engineer, 184
  • Motor Cars, J. S. V. Bickford, 228
  • Motor Cars, Oil, 611
  • Motor Car Boilers, J. S. V. Bickford, 313
  • Motor Car Boiler, G. F. G. Des Vignes, 398
  • Motor Car Boilers, A. W. K., 313
  • Motor Cars, Regulations for, W. A. Martin and Co., 354
  • Motor Van Trials, H. W., 549
  • Naval Re-armament, W. A. S. B., 277
  • Oil Engines in Lighthouses, J. E. Weyman, 55
  • Ordnance, Modern Wire-wound, Bernard Daw¬son, 132
  • Panniter’s Steam Wagon, Philip J. Parmiter, 340
  • Power on Common Roads, J. S. V. Bickford, 501
  • Power on Common Roads, Chas. E. Hall, 501
  • Power on Common Roads, H. A. 0. Mackenzie, 501
  • “ Powerful,” Note on the Speed Trials of H.M.S., Robt. Mansel, 208
  • Practice v. Theory, E. F. Ransome, 184
  • Pumping Problem, A, Aquarius. 158
  • Pumping Problem, Ed w. J. M. Davies, 208
  • Railway, Light, A Trip on a, H., 232
  • Railway Speeds, W. M. Ackworth, 90
  • Railway Speeds, L. T. A. J., 32
  • Railway Speeds, A. de Normanville, 7
  • Railway Speeds, H. P. N., 7
  • Railway Speeds, A. E. S., 55
  • Railway Speedy Chas. Rous-Marten, 55
  • Railway Speeds, Clement E. Stretton, 132
  • Railway Speeds, Ciledonian, F., 501
  • Roller Bearings, Thomas H. How, 232
  • Roller Boats, E. W. Young, 314
  • Run on the Great Northern, A Good, O. R. Walkey, 325
  • Saw Guards, W. G. Woresam, 287
  • Screwjacks, Efficiency of, G. P. W., 265
  • Screwjack Efficiency, H. E. W., 208
  • Shafting Accidents and the Board of Trade, W. S. Woresam, 314
  • Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering on the Thames, E S , 519
  • Slide Rules, Civil Engineer, 461
  • Soaring Birds, J. D. Fullerton, 55
  • Steam Navigation, Early, A. G. Greenhill, 10
  • Strike and Lock-out, E. Durant Cecil, 10
  • Strike and Lock-oat, E., 10
  • Strike and Lock-out, Elbow Education, 10
  • Strike and Lock-out, Ousted, 10
  • Trade Unions, Nemo, 158
  • Train Resistance, John Batey, 208
  • Train Resistance, Big End Bob, 208. 276
  • Train Resistance, R. M. Dseley, 276
  • Train Resistance, J. Nield, 184
  • Train Resistance, Henry Simpson, 184
  • Train Resistance, Charles L. Smith, 32
  • Train Resistance, W. Carew Smith, 354
  • Train Resistance, Charles J. Thornton, 460
  • Train Resistance, C. E. Wolff, 232, 276
  • Tubes in Shear, Charles Childs, 184
  • Tubes in Shear, U. F. R., 158
  • Tubes in Shear, W. H. T., 184
  • Tubes in Shear, P. Warren, 132, 184
  • U. S. and of Spain, Relative Forces of the, U. S. A., 287
  • Venturi Meter, The, W. W. F. Pullen, 232
  • Walker’s Compound Pump, W. Walker, 586
  • War, End of the, Alexander Dalrymple, 132
  • Waste Heat at Sea, J. S. V. Bickford, 55
  • Waste Heat at Sea, William H. Booth, 277
  • Waste Heat at Sea, Rivet Head, 184
  • Wheat and War, A Trader, 398
  • Wheels, Half-helical, R. B., 501
  • Workmen's Compensation Act, Caxton, 549
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, F. D., 549
  • Workmen's Compensation Act, The, Director, 488
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, An Undertaker, 519
  • Letters—see also Inquiries
  • Letters from Our Own Correspondents:
  • England, North of, 23, 45, 69, 93, 119,143, 171,
  • 219, 243, 267, 289, 315, 341, 367, 389, 413, 439, 465, 491. 515, 539, 563, 587, 613
  • Germany, 24, 46. 70, 94, 120, 172, 198, 220, 244, 268, 290, 316, 342, 368, 390, 414, 440, 466, 492, 516, 540, 564, 588, 614
  • Japan, 195, 266, 388, 464
  • Lancashire, 22, 44, 68, 92, 118, 142, 171, 196,
  • 242, 267, 289, 315, 341, 367, 389, 413, 439, 465, 491, 515, 539, 563, 587, 6:3
  • Newport Harbour Commissioners' Weekly Trade Reports, 24, 46, 70, 94, 120, 144, 167, 220, 214, 256, 316, 368, 390, 414, 440, 466, 492, 516, 540, 564, 588, 614
  • Scotland, 23, 46, 68, 94, 120, 143, 172, 197, 243, 268, 290, 316, 342, 368, 389, 413, 439, 465, 491, 516, 540, 564, 587, 613
  • Sheffield, 22, 45, 69, 93, 119, 143, 171, 197, 219, 243, 267, 289, 315, 341, 367, 389, 413, 439, 465, 491, 515, 539, 563, 587, 613
  • Wales and Adjoining Counties, 23, 46, 70, 94, 120, 144, 172, 198, 220, 244, 268, 290, 316, 342, 390, 414, 440, 466, 492, 516, 540, 564, 585, 614
  • Lewes, Mr. V. B., On the Dangers Arising from the Use of Impure Carbide, 159
  • Liyton Sewage and Destructor Works, 115, 116
  • Light Dues, 58
  • Light Railways—«c Railways
  • Lijhthouse, Bombay, The Prongs, 520
  • Lighthouse Lamp, Electric, Staten Island, 553
  • Lighthouses, Oil Engines in, 55
  • Lighting Miners’ Lampe by an Electric Current, Invention for, 289
  • Limestone and Lime in Blast Furnaces Smelting Iron Ores, Relative Merits of, 444
  • Limited Liability Companies in Germany, 355
  • Linde’s Method of Liquefying Air, 257, 314
  • Lindlar, Mr. W. L., Appointment of, 119
  • Liquefaction of Hydrogen, by Prof. Dewar, at the Roy. Inst., 453
  • Liquid Air, 277
  • Liquid, The Lightest, 553
  • Lishman, Mr. J. J., Retirement of and Presenta¬tion to, 290, 342
  • Lishman, Mr. Wm., 587

Literature :

  • Algebra for Schools, Chambers’, by Wm. Thomson, 272
  • Alternating Currents of Electricity and the Theory of Transformers, by Alf. Still, 503
  • Armement Portatif des Arroéss Européennes, Par le Commandent Boraecque, 233
  • Blasting of Rock in Mines, Quarries, Tunnels, &c., by A. W. Daw and F. W. Daw, Part I., 152
  • British Columbia for Settlers: its Mines, Trades, and Agriculture, by Francis MacNab, 333
  • Chemical and Physical Calculations, Reform of, by C. J. T. Hanesen, 74
  • Chemistry, Tutorial, Part II., Metals, by G. H. Bailey, 75
  • Chronicle and Directory for 1898, 237
  • Complete Prospective Course, comprising the Elementary and Advanced Stage of Perspec¬tive, the Projection of Shadows and Reflec¬tions, with Exercises in Theory and Practice, also the Practical Application of Perspective, by J. Humphrey Spanton, 333
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  • Electrolysis, Quantitative Chemical Analysis, by Dr. A. Classen, 544
  • Electro-mechanische Construktionen, Von Gis- bert Kapp, 152
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  • Mechanical Engineers, Pocket-book for, by D. A. Low, 431
  • Mine Accounts and Mine Book-keeping, by J. G. Lawn, 295
  • Miner and Prospeotorand the Mining Inventor, Practical Handbook for the Working, John A. Miller, 152
  • Minerals of Commercial Value, Description of, by D. M. Barringer, 295
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  • Radiography and the X-Rays in Practice and Theory, with Constructional and Manipula¬tory Details, by S. R. Bottone, 431
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  • Ships, All the World’s Fighting, Illustrated, by F. T. Jane, 189
  • Ships, Resistance and Propulsion of, by W. F. Durand, 543
  • Siberia, Side-lights of, Some Accounts of the Great Siberian Railway, the Prisons, and Exile System, by James Young Simpson, 351
  • Sousterrains, de l’Emploi du Bouclier dans la Construction des, par Reynald Legonez, 294
  • Submarine Cable Testing, Student’s Guide to, by H. K. C. Fisher and J. C. H. Darby, 333
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  • Valuation of Property, Hints to Young Valuers :
  • A Practical Treatise on the, by Anthony Richard Cragg, 295

Literature: Short Notices:

  • Acetylene Gas, its Nature, Properties, and Uses; also Calcium Carbide, its Composition, Properties, and Methcd of Manufacture, G. F. Thompson, 581
  • Aide-memoire de l’Officier de Marine de Edouard Durassier, Chef de Bureau au Ministère de la Marine, Continué par Charles Valentino, lie Annéi, 1898,190
  • Alternating Currents in Practice, by Francis J. Moffett, 593
  • Automobiles on Rails, par G. Dumont, 533
  • Automobiles sur Routes, par L. Périsse, 581
  • Auto-motor and Horseless Vehicle Pocket-book of Auto-motive Formula; and Commercial Intelligence, Edited by G. H. Little, 7
  • British Columbia, Year-book of, and Manual of Provincial Information, with a Chapter of Special Information as to the Canadian Yukon and North Territory, also Maps, Diagrams, and Illustrations of British Columbia and the Canadian Yukon, by R. E. Gosnell, 137
  • Chemistry, Elementary, Practical and Theo¬retical, First Year's Course, by T. A. Cheetham, 376
  • Coal Statistics, 533
  • Curves from 5 to 200 Radius, Tables of Tan¬gential Angles and Multiples for Setting up, Alexander Beazeley, 681
  • Cyclists’ Pocket-book for 1898, Archibald Con¬stable and Co., Publishers, 111
  • Cyclist Year-book, 1898, The, 272
  • Earthquakes on the Pacific Coast, Catalogue of, 1769 to 1897, Edw. S. Holden, 581
  • Electric Wiring and Fitting Details Book, by W. Perren Maycock, 533
  • Electrical Dictionary, Standard: Popular Encyclopaedia of Words and Terms used in th9 Practice of Electrical Engineering, 238
  • Electrical Directory, Universal, J. A. Berly’s, 213
  • "Electrician ” Electrical Trade’s Directory and Handbook for 1898. 213
  • Electricity, Industrial, from the French, by H. de Graffigny, and Edited by A. G. Elliott, 483
  • L’Electrolyee, Les Theories de, par A. Minet, 351
  • Engineering and Architectural Jurisprudence, by J. C. Wait, 509
  • Engineers’ and Surveyors’ Compendium and Diary, Edited by J. E. Sears, 7
  • Engineers’ Yearbook of Formu’re, Rules, Tables, Data, and Memoranda in Civi’, Mechanical, Electrical, Marine, and Mine Engineering, H, R. Kempe, 137
  • Gas Engineers’ Pocket-book, comprising Tables, Notes, Memoranda, relative to the Manu¬facture, Distribution, and Use of Coal Gas, and the Construction of Gasworks, by H. O’Connor, 111
  • Geometry, W. and A. K. Johnston’s Illustra¬tions of, Sheet II-, 509
  • Gum-bichromate Process, Handbook to the, for Obtaining a Permanent Print in Pigment by Photographic Means without Transfer, by W. J. Warren, 457
  • Gutta-p9rcha, Cantor Lectures on, by Dr. E. F. A. Obach, 533
  • Hoepli Manual, Dizionari Tecnico in Quattro Lingue, Vol. iii., Francese, Italiano, Tedesco, Inglese, 190
  • Lancashire, Public Works in, for the Relief of Distress among the Unemployed Factory Hands during the Cotton Famine, 1863-66, Carried out under the Supervision of Mr. Robt. Rawlinson, 376
  • Lathe Construction, Twenty-four Coloured Plates, Drawn to Scale, by Paul N. Hasluck, 238
  • Laxton’s Builders’ Price-book for 1898, con¬taining above 72,000 Prices, 81st Edition, 152
  • Local Government Annual, Official Directory, 1898, Edited by S. Edgecumbe-Rogers, 137 Lockwood’s Builder’s, Architect’s, Contractor’s,
  • and Engineer’s Price-book for 1898, Edited by F. F. W. Miller, 7
  • Locomotive, Kikanshya, which in English means the, by M. Crizuka, 190
  • Locomotives of the London and North-Western Railway, Simple and Compound, Part I., Experiment and Dreadnought Classes and Black Prince, by S. Cotterell and G. H. Wilkinson, 376
  • Master and Servant, Employer and Employed, Handybook on the Law of, Mr. Jas. Walter Smith, 581
  • Map to Illustrate the Chinese Qaestion, W. and A. K. Johnston's, 213
  • Maps to Illustrate the Niger and Upper Nile Questions, W. and A. K. Johnston, 333
  • Map of the Klondyke Goldfields, W. and A. K. Johnston’s, 213
  • Map of Metropolitan Railways, Tramways, and Miscellaneous Improvements Deposited at 1 the Private Bill Office, 152
  • Map of South Afiica, Castle Line Roller, Donald 1 Currie and Co., Ill
  • Meteorology, Proposed Revolution in the Science of, by W. G. Wenley, 137
  • Metric Charts, Cassell’s Approved, 376
  • Mile a Minute Express Trains, Rev. W. J. Scott, 7
  • Montaggio delle Machine : A Bordo delle Navi ad Elica versionedell Inglese (autorizzata) da I una Serie di articoli, publicati del Periodico, The Engineer, 63
  • Municipal Year-book of the United Kingdom for 1898, Robt. Donald, 137
  • Parabolic Curves, Tables of, for the Use of Railway Engineers and others, by Geo. T. Allen, 32
  • Periodical Literature, A Contents — Subject Index to General and ; to which is added an extensive List of Works on Subjects of General and Special Interest, Compiled by A. Cotgreave, 376
  • Physics, Elementary, Practical, and Theoretical, First Year’s Course, by J. G. Kerr, 137
  • Process Year-book, The, for 1898, Reviews of the Graphic Arts, Edited by William Gamble, 1 467 1
  • Railway Year-book for 1898, The, 238
  • Science Abstracts, Physics and Electrical Engineering, Vol. i., Part II., 295
  • Science, General Elementary, Edited by Wm. 1 Briggs, 213
  • “ Scientific American ” Supplement, Catalogue of Valuable Papers, New York, Minns and 1 Co., 152
  • Scientific and Learned Societies of Great Britain and Ireland, comprising Lists of the Papers read during 1897, with Names of Authors, 581
  • Sail’s Dictionary of the World’s Press and Annual of Useful Commercial Knowledge, by Henry Sell, 63
  • Sell’s Directory of Registered Telegraphic Addresses, National Directory of Large Commercial Houses, and Buyers’ Guide, by J H. Sell, 137
  • Shipmasters, Hints on the Legal Duties of, by B. W. Ginsburg, 431
  • " Shipping World” Year-book, Desk Manual of Trade Commerce and Navigation, Edited by 1 Evan Rowland Jones, 137
  • Ships, Laying off Iron, Steel, and Composite, Manual on, by Thomas H. Watson, 509
  • Smithsonian Institution, Annual Report of the 1 Board of Regents of, 581
  • Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 1084, Bibliography of the Metals of the Platinum J Group, Platinum, Palladium, Iridium, Rhodium, Osmium, Ruthenium, by James 1 Lewis Howe, 295
  • Square Measurements, Tables of, Compiled for the Convenience of Architects, Auctioneers, 1 Builders, he., by Frank Trickey, 111
  • Street Railroad Location, Handbook of, by J. P. Brooks, 483
  • Strength of Materials, Toe, Text-book for Manual Training Schools, by Mansfield
  • Merriman, 509
  • Valve Settiog Racard Boak, by P. A. Low, 111
  • War Map of U.S. with Spain, W. and A. K. Johnston, 483
  • “Who’s Who?” 1898, Edited by Douglas Sleden, 213
  • Working Men's Insurance, by Wm. Franklin Willoughby, 593
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, People’s Guide , to the, 533
  • Literature Books Received:
  • 7, 41, 63, 75, 111, 137, 152,190,213, 238, 272, 295, 333, 407, 457, 483, 509, 533, 581
  • Liver Acetylene Gas Company, Limited, Automatic Generator, 515
  • Liverpool Motor Car Trials, The, 502, 503, 504, 531, 535
  • Livesey, Mr. Georg", On the South Metropolitan Gas Company's Mutual Accident Fund, 427
  • Livesey, Mr. George, On the South Metropolitan Gas Company’s Workmen's Compensation Scheme, 591
  • Living Pictures at the Empire, M. E. Guitton, the Inventor, 159
  • Llanelly Dock, The New, 120, 268
  • Llanelly Embankment Scheme, The, 342
  • Llanelly Harbour, 177
  • L'anelly, The Wages Question at, 614 .
  • Lloyd’s Register, Percentage of the Tonnage built of Steel, 257
  • Lloyd’s Register, Vessels under Construction, Quarter ending March 31st, 380
  • Lloyd’s Register Wreck Returns, 59
  • Lloyd’s Register, 1897, Vessels Classed by and Added to, 233
  • Loading and Discharging Grain Cargoes, Pneu¬matic Machinery for, 322, 339
  • Loch Lomond Steamers, Rival Designs for, 111
  • Lock-nut, The Helicoid, 112, 113
  • Locks, English, Useless at Las Palmas, 380 Locomotives:
  • Locomotives, American, 276
  • Locomotives, American, for the British War-office, Baldwin Works, 355
  • Locomotives, American, Bnilt in 1897, 33, 106, 117
  • Locomotives, American, for China, 66
  • Locomotives, American, Coal Consumption of, 150
  • Locomotives, American, for Corea, 366
  • Locomotives, American, with Double Smoke-stacks, 194
  • Locomotives, American, for Export, 120, 577
  • Locomotive, American Geared, 21
  • Locomotives, American, for Japan, 529
  • Locomotive, American, The Mastodon, Great Northern Railway, 104, 105
  • Locomotives, American, and Permanent Way, 51
  • Locomotives, American, for tho Russian Govern¬ment, The Baldwin Works, 342
  • Locomotives, American, at £10,000, Offered to Russia, 612
  • Locomotives for Belgian State Railways, 285
  • Locomotives, British, Supplied to American Rail¬ways, 51, 77, 225, 249, 277
  • Locomotives, Central London Railway, 107
  • Locomotive, China, The First Built in, 474
  • Locomotives, Compound, 188, 287, 314
  • Locomotive, Four-cylinder, Compound Passenger. London and North-Western Railway, 420, 42l
  • Locomotives, Double Chimney, 208, 276, 453
  • Locomotives, Dublin and Kingstown Railway, 1810, 609, 610
  • Locomotives, Express, Caledonian Railway, 175
  • Locomotives, Express, Chicago, Indianapolis, and Louisville Railway, E05
  • Locomotive, Express, Glasgow and South- Western Railway, 128, 134
  • Locomotive, Express, Great Northern Railwav, 511
  • Locomotives, Fireless, 55
  • Locomotive, The First, Representation of, at Darlington, 563
  • Locomotive, Four-cylinder, Mr. J. Manson, 8, 16
  • Locomotives, Furness Railway Company, New and Powerful, 243
  • Locomotives, German State Railways, 614
  • Locomotives, Indian Railways, 257, 613
  • Locomotives for Japan, 329
  • Locomotives for Russian State Railways, 257
  • Locomotives, South Australia, Construction of in Government Workshops, 538
  • Locomotive, A Large, 109
  • Locomotives, The Largest Passenger, 340
  • Locomotive, The Largest in the World, 607
  • Locomotives for the Midland, 197
  • Locomotive, Midland Railway, Coloured Plate of 59
  • Locomotives, Old Braithwaite, 376
  • Locomotives, Tank, Lynton and Barnstaple Rail¬way, 547
  • Locomotive, Bevel Gear, 64
  • Locomotive, Chicago and E. Illinois, Weight of Train Hauled by a, 529
  • Locomotive Cylinders, Jacketing, 59
  • Locomotives, Double Stacks for, again Prominent, 208, 276, 453
  • Locomotive Engine Economy, 357
  • Locomotive Fire-boxes, On the Security of Some, 193
  • Locomotive Fuel, 39
  • Locomotives, Fuel Consumption by, Influence of Oil and Flue Tubes on, 430
  • Locomotives, Prizes for Working to their Full Capacity, 329
  • Locomotive Slide Valves, Friction of, 193
  • Locomotive Stay Bolts, Test Holes in, 380
  • Locomotive Steam Shunting Crane, 266
  • Locomotive Works of the Ceylon Government Railway, 89
  • Locomotive Work in Russia, 120
  • London, Electricity Supply of, 364
  • London Geological Field Class, Prof. Set ley’s
  • Lecture Excursions with the, 329
  • London, Public Vehicles in, 257
  • London Water Supply (with Map), 257, 419
  • Longbotham, Mr. J., Testimonial to, 33
  • Louis, Prof. H., on Technical Education, 197
  • Lubricating by Compressed Air, U.8.A., 118
  • Lubrication System, A Pneumatic, 233
  • Lucas and Aird, Messrs., The Assouan and Assiout, 380
  • Lynch, Edward, The Albert Medal Bestowed on, 89
  • Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, Tank Locomotives for, 517
  • Lyons and Sons v. Wilkins, 141

M

  • MACAO, Cement Manufacture at,352, 353
  • Macao, From our Correspondent at, 371
  • M’Connel’s Blooming Engine, 10, 55
  • Micfarlane and Bryant’s Automatic Steam Stop 5, Valve, 375
  • McGlashan, Mr. A., on the Water Ballasting of Steamers, 69
  • Machine Tool Market of South Africa, Particulars concerning the, 278
  • Machine Tools from America to Liverpool, Shipment of, 586
  • Machine Tool for Railway Work, Messrs. Can- iffo and Croom, 515
  • Machine Tools, Some Large, 227, 234
  • Machinery for Egypt, British Cnambsr of Com¬merce on, 380
  • Machinery Exhibits, Royal Agricultural Show, Birmingham, 597, 601
  • Machinery Exports, A Year’s, 42
  • Machinery, Japanese Made, 78, 179
  • McKie and Bixter, Messrs., Engines of the Ferry Steamer “ Chebucto,” 470, 471, 472
  • Madagascar, Trade and Industry of, 133
  • Magazine, A New Monthly, 159
  • Magnet and the Spectrum, The, 536
  • Magnetic Disturbancss Reported at Greenwich, 1897, 557
  • Magnetic, Properties of Tempered Steel, 107
  • Magnolia Metal Patent, The, 52 yiail Cars, Burglar Proof, 138
  • Mail Vans, Electric Motor, 89
  • Mails between Havre and New York, New Packet Boats for Conveyance of, 453 Mails by Steam Motor Vans from London to Red-hill, 89
  • Main Drainage Committee of the London County Council, Report for 1897,107
  • “Maine,” Destruction of the, 347
  • ‘Maine ” Disaster, Spanish Report on the, 378
  • Majendie, Sir Vivian Dering, 400
  • ‘Mallard," The, 227
  • Management of Boilers, 208 ;
  • Manchester City Council, The Tramways of
  • Manchester and other Corporations, 209
  • Manchester Docks, Large New Warehouse, 196
  • Manchester Liners, Limited, Floatation of the, 539
  • Manchester Sewage Disposal Question, The, 285, 294, 319, 608
  • Manchester Ship Canal, 19, 29, 89, 159, 248, 539, ;518
  • Manch-ster Water Supply from Longdendale for, 257
  • Manganese Industry in Russia, Railway Accommodation for the Development of, 529
  • Manganese Ore ia Asturias, 470
  • Manganese Ore from India, Import of, 513
  • Manila, Battle at, 429
  • Mann and Charlesworth, Messrs., Steam Wagon, 278
  • Mannesmann Tubss in Strong Request, 516
  • Manson, Mr. J., Four-cylinder Locomotive, 8, 16

Maps:

  • Map of Chinese Railways, 252, 469
  • Map of Formosa, 73
  • Map Showing the Defences of Havana, 422
  • Map of the Lagos District, 180
  • Map, Naval War Game, 545
  • Marconi Apparatus on an Italian Warship, A, 233
  • Mardy, Electricity at, 241
  • Mare, Mr. C. J., 133
  • Marine Engineering and the Post-office Service, 184
  • Marion’s Actinograph, 328
  • Maritime Congress, Tbe, 495
  • Maritime Congress in Japan, 195
  • Marshall, Mr. F. D., On the Carbonising Plant of a Modern Gasworks, 570
  • Martin and Co., London, Catalogue, 410
  • Masham, Lord, Generosity to Bradford, 453
  • Mason College Laboratory, Equipment of, 112
  • Mastodon Locomotive, Great Northern Railway, U.S.A., 101, 105
  • Matches, Paste for, Premium Offered by the Belgian Government, 577
  • Mather and Platt, Messrs., Electrically-driven Calico Printing and Finishing Machinery, 498, 606
  • Matthews, Mr. D. H. F., On an Improved Appli¬ance for Drawing Timber in Mines, 69
  • Matthews, Mr. W., Opening Address to the Waterworks Engineers, 523
  • Matignon, M. Camille, On Carbide of Sodium, 185
  • Mauaslay, Sons, and Field, Engines of H.M. Battleship “Albion” (Supplement, June 24 1898), 602, 606
  • Mawley, Mr. Edward, Weather Influences on Farm and Garden Crops, 111
  • May Train Services, C. Rous-Marten, 470
  • Measurement of High Temperatures by the Interference Method, 159
  • Measurement of Steam in Steam Engines, Con¬densation and, 2
  • Measuring the Eirth’s Diameter, Prof. Porter 8
  • Method of, 209 Measuring Machine, 9
  • Mechanical Cab Trials in Paris, 550
  • Mechanical Engineering, a Year’s Review, 15
  • Mechanical Refrigeration, Mr. J. T. H. Leddicote-Burrell, 354
  • Mechanical Refrigeration and Ice-making, 30
  • Mechanical Refrigeration, Theory and Practice of, 170, 194, 240
  • Mechanical Stoker, Earliest Form of, 185
  • Melson, Dr. John Barritt, 529
  • Melbourne Tramways, Traffic on, 438
  • Melting Points of Gold and Silver, M. D. Berthelot on the, 185
  • Members of Parliament at Portsmouth, 592
  • Menne and Co., Gustav, Eleotrolytic Nickel harder than the American, 403
  • Mercury, The Tnscan, 457
  • Mersey Broadway Bridge, Proposed, 340
  • Mersey Docks and Harbour Board Bill, Passing of the, 304 ,
  • Mersey Docks and Harbour, Proposed Alteration of the Herculaneum Graving Dock, 285
  • Mersey and Irwell Purification, 348
  • Metal, On Expanded, 306
  • Metals Used by the Great Nations of Antiquity, Ni Metals, Vapours of, 430
  • Metallurgical Reducing Agent, Calcium Carbide used as a, 11 .
  • Metallurgical Value of By-Product Coke in U.S , Report as to the, 355
  • Meteorites, The Composition of, 374
  • Meteorological Phenomena in Landon from 1763 to 1897, Mr. R. C. Mossman on, 592
  • Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Commander Wells New Regulations, 607
  • Metropolitan Railway, Electric Traction on the, 604
  • Metropolitan Railway, Ventilation of the, 607
  • Mexican Silver Dollars, On the Presence of Gold in, 11
  • Middlesbrough Chamber of Commerce, Quarter s Statistics, 367
  • Middlesbrough Docks, 143, 342, 498
  • Middlesbrough Ore Imports, 45, 69 on N
  • Midland Railway Company and its Men, The, 332
  • Midland Railway, Concessions to Goods Guards, Shunters, and Locomotive Men, 89
  • Midland Railway, Dispute between the Morriston and, 198
  • Midland Railway, Duke of Norfolk’s Sheffield Residence bought by, 453
  • Midland Railway, Locomotives for the, 197
  • Midland Railway Widening at Kentish Town, The, 138
  • Midsomer Norton Sewage Works, Opening of, 175
  • Military Utensils of Aluminium issued by the French War Ministry, 329
  • Milk brought Annually to London by Railway, 250
  • Milward and Sons’ Works, Messrs., Manufacture of Needles, 298, 299
  • Mill Engine, 1600-Horee Power Triple-expansion -(Supplement, January 14<A, 1898), 35
  • Milling Machine, Messrs. G. Birch and Co., 289
  • Milling Machine, Horizontal Duplex, 378
  • Miners’ Federation of Great Britain, Special Conference of, 289
  • Miners* Federation and the Wages Question, 563
  • Miners’ Provident Fond and Workmen’s Compen¬sation, The, 259
  • Miners’ Provident Fund, Returns of, 466
  • Mines, On Drawing Timber in, 69
  • Mines, Gas Explosion in Russian, 94
  • Mines and Quarries in the North Wales, &c. District for 1896, Home-office Report on, 11
  • Minimum Net Register and its Effect on Design, Mr. A. G. Ramage, 345
  • Mining and other Electrical Machinery at the Works of Messrs. Ernest Scott and Mountain, Limited, 220
  • Mining and Mine Engineering, 482
  • Mining in Nova Scotia, 382
  • Mining Products of British Columbia since 1890,
  • Miscellanea:
  • 11, 33, 59, 89, 107, 133, 159, 185, 209, 233, I 256, 285, 304, 329 , 355, 380, 403, 427, 453, I 473, 505, 529, 553, 577, 607
  • Modern Languages, Statistics respecting the Speaking of, 233
  • Montgomery-Moore System of Controlling Water¬ tight Doors, 461
  • Morbid Anatomy of Iron and Steel Ships, On, 142
  • Morecambe Sewage Disposal Schemes, 89
  • Morris, Mr. E. H., On the Superelevation of Rails, 196
  • Morris, Mr. J. T., Protection of Electric Power Transmission from Lightning, 193 Morris and Sons, Messrs. John, Patent Hand-pipe and Nozzle for Tire Extinguishing, 613
  • Morrison, Mr. J., Express Locomotive, Glasgow and South-Western Railway, 128, 134
  • Morse Recorder Applied to Determine Speed of Trains in Berlin, 133
  • Mossman, Mr. R. C., On the Frequency of Non-instrumental Meteorological Phenomena in London with Different Winds from 1763 to 1897, 592
  • Motors, Alternate-current, 218
  • Motor, Hot-air, 65
  • Motor Cars, 228, 611
  • MotorCars, Mr. F. H. Hummell, On, 300
  • Motor Car, The Military, 406
  • Motor Cars, Regulations for, 354
  • Motor Care, Smallwood’s Metal and Manufacturing Company, 438
  • Motor Car Traffic in London, 41
  • Motor Car Notes. 230, 254, 286, 322, 605
  • Motor Car Trials, Liverpool, 502, 503, 504, 534, 535
  • Motor Car Boilers, 212, 313, 398 Motor Vans, 382
  • Motor Vans for Road Scavenging, 4
  • Motor Van Trials, 549
  • Motor Vehicles at the Royal Show, 571
  • Moulding Boxes ? 281
  • Mounting, Double-fire Schneider-Canet, 205
  • Mudd, Mr. Thomas, 483, 491
  • Muirhead, Dr. A. and Professor 0. Lodge, Tele-graphic Apparatus Exhibited at the Royal Society’s Conversazione, 452
  • Muirhead’s Steel Railway Chairs, 479
  • Muller and Co., Messrs. C. E., Statistics Relative to Ore Imports at Middlesbrough, 69
  • Multiphase Currents, Practical Operation of, Mr. T. Hawkins, 267
  • Mumbles Pier, Opening of the, 466
  • Municipalisation, The March of, 205
  • Mushroom Growing in Tunnels, Mr. Littler, On, 285
  • Murray, Mr. T. R., Theory and Practice of Mechanical Refrigeration, 170, 194, 240,

N

  • NAGASAKI Dockyard, The, 371
  • Nagel, Mr. Albert, his Appointment at Hartle¬pool, 613
  • Nails, Holding Power of, 614
  • Nantes, Casualties to Ships Trading to, 380
  • Nantes, Railway Communication with, 377
  • Naphtha Refuse, Prof. H. Jones, On the Use of, 159
  • Natal Harbour, 226
  • Natural Gas and Oil Gas in the United States, Ü8e Of> 308 . m ,T a 4
  • Naval Dry Docks, Dimensions of Ten United States, 59
  • Needles Manufacture of, 298, 299
  • Neilson, Reid,and Co., Locomotives for Belgium, O 285
  • Netherlands Government invite Tenders for Rail¬way Bridges for Java, 629
  • Naval Engineer Appointments:
  • 36, 190, 217, 228, 302, 333, 386, 407, 440, 490, 503, 557
  • Naval Engineers, Executive Rank for, 62, 92
  • Naval Engineer Students’ Examination, 610
  • Naval Estimates, 235 .
  • Naval Forces in Chinese Waters, Comparative, 80
  • Naval Observatory, The United States, 304
  • Naval Re-armament, 277
  • Naval Reform», French, 176 .
  • Naval War Game, The Jane, at the United
  • Service Institution, 149,192, 215, 544, 553, 595
  • Navigation Congress, 548
  • Navy, The French, 136
  • Navy, Mr. Goschen on the Increase of the, 224
  • Navy, The United States, 538
  • Navy, United States, Fireproof Wood in the, 13/
  • Newberry, Messrs., On the Essential Constituents of Portland Cement, 107
  • Newfoundland, Contract for a Railway across, 18o
  • Newfoundland, The Dry Dock at St. John’s, Dis¬posed of to Mr. Reid, 257
  • Newhaven Harbour, 89, 227
  • New Orleans, Drainage Project, 233
  • New Orleans, Electric Street Railways, 233
  • New Orleans, Electric Traction instead of Mole Haulage, 257
  • New Orleans, Exports from, 233
  • Newport-Abercarn Annual Report, The, 540
  • Newport made a Coaling Station for the Navy, 558
  • Newport, The Lock-out of Carpenters at, and Mr. Tom Harrington’s Letter to the “ South Wales Argus,” 517
  • Newspapers in the United States, 380
  • New South Wales, Child Labour, 33
  • New South Wales, Coal Output in 1897, 233
  • New South Wales, The New Factories and Work-shops Act, 33
  • New South Wales, Ironworks Prcjec'.ed, 24 _ A
  • New South Wales, Manufactories of, in 1897, 33
  • New South Wales, Metal Works of, 33
  • New South Wales, Mineral Production of, in 1897, 355
  • New South Wales, Railway Commissioners Reports, 24, 288
  • New South Wales, Values of Municipal Property ~ 438
  • New South Wales, Woollen Manufactures in, 33
  • New York, Proposed Power Station of the “ Metropolitan Traction Company, 11
  • New York, Shipyard Advocated by Mr. A. Carnegie, 285 .
  • New Zealand, Frozen Meat Trade, Official Statistics, 380
  • New Zealand Railways, 21 Nicaragua Canal, 58, 198, 249
  • Nickel Armour Plate, Price of American, 453
  • Nickel, Electrolytic, Produced at Siegen, 403
  • Nickel Plating, Sand Blasting before, 311
  • Nickel Steel, Engine Columns of, 185 ,
  • Nickel Steel by Prussian Government Railroads, L Use of, 209
  • Nickel Steel Stay Bolts, 380
  • Nickel in Street Car Axles and Fire-boxes, Pro¬portion of, 453
  • Nickel, On the Thermal Conductivity of, 577
  • Niger, British Gunboats on the, 52
  • Nile, Utilisation of the, 189
  • Niles’ Tool Works Company, Horizontal Duplex 1 Milling Machine, 378
  • Nipher, Prof. F. E., On the Measurement of Wind Pressures, 517
  • Nitro-glycerine Explosives, Acoident3 due to Improper Thawing of, 257
  • North Atlantic Freeboards, 110, 282
  • North of England, News from, tee Letters from Our Own Correspondent in each issue North Shields Cold Storage Works, 139, 140
  • North Sea and Baltic Canal, The, 107, 329
  • Northampton Institute, The, 283
  • Northwich, Rock Salt Deposits of, 389
  • Norway, Tariff Amendments in, 553
  • Norwegian State Railways, Contracts Open, 80
  • Notes from Germany, tee Letters from Our Own
  • Correspondent in each issue f Notes From Scotland, tee Letters from Our Own 1
  • Correspondent in each issue Notes and Memoranda:
  • 33, 59, 89. 107, 133, 159, 185, 209, 233, 256, 285, 304, 329, 355, 330, 403, 427, 453, 473, j 505, 529, 553, 577, 607
  • Notices to Correspondents:
  • 13, 37, 61, 85, 109, 135, 161, 187, 211, 235, 259, 281, 305, 331, 357, 381, 405, 429, 455, 481, : 507, 531, 565, 579, 603
  • Nova Scotia, Mining in, 382
  • Novel Case, A, 218
  • Nut-locking Device, Crocker's, 578

O

  • OAK Trunks Found in the Bed of the Maine in Germany, 365
  • Oakley, Sir Henry, his Resignation and Election, 285
  • Obach, Dr. E. F. A., On Gutta-percha, 417, 633

Obituary:

  • Alley, Mr. Stephen, 306
  • Barnwell, Mr. Richard, 238
  • Bazin, M. Ernest, 90
  • Beckwith, Mr. John Henry, 577
  • Bessemer, Sir Henry, 256, 283
  • B’.akelock, Mr. Percy, 399
  • Bourke, Mr. H. G., 233
  • Boxer, Mr. Edw. Mourrier, 8
  • Brioschi, Sig., 11
  • Cecil, Lord Sackville Arthur, 107
  • Clark, Mr. Geo. Thos., 116
  • Cochrane, Mr. Chas., 464, 491
  • Cowan, Mr. Wm., 261
  • Davies, Mr. Edw., 23
  • Dsmarest, Mr. David, 355
  • Dobson, Sir B. A., 238
  • Douglass, Sir Jas. Nicholas, 60 .
  • Dransfield, Major Wm. 361
  • Druce, Mr. E., 285
  • Dyer, CoL, 279
  • Emery, Mr. Chas. Edw.,
  • Gregory, Sir Cbas. Hutton, 39
  • Harrison, Mr. Frank, 243
  • Hayter, Mr. Harrison, 452
  • Henry, Mr. Benjamin, 586
  • Hulse, Mr. Joseph Whitworth, 465
  • l'Anson, Mr. Jas., 333
  • Insole, Mr. J. W., 466
  • Jones, Mr. Alfred, 172
  • Laird, Mr. John, with Portrait, 88, 138
  • Lépinay, M. Godin de, 59
  • Li8bman, Mr. Wm., 587
  • Majendie, S r Vivian Dering, 400
  • Mare, Mr. C. J., 133
  • Meek, Mr. Ilownam, 118
  • Melson, Mr. John Barritt, 529
  • Mudd, Mr. Thos., 4b3, 491
  • Parker, Mr., 24
  • Peace, Mr. W. K., 219
  • Pengelley, Capt., 24
  • Plimsoll, Mr. Samuel, 568
  • Plummer, Mr. E , 23
  • Pritchard, Mr. W., 23
  • Raine, Mr. Nicholas, 243
  • Rawlinson, Sir Robert, 528
  • Ridley, Mr. Thos. D., 56
  • Rocket, Mr. Richard, 355
  • Rodgers, Mr. Maurice George, 504
  • Schneider, M., 483
  • Steel, Mr. T. Dyne, 614
  • Stoker, Mr. F. W„ 172
  • Stoney, Mr. Edw. Duncan, 163
  • Vaughan, Mr. Henry, 583
  • Williams, Col. Jas., 466
  • Winter, Mr. G. K., 133
  • Wrangham, Mr. B. D., 243
  • Oceanic Steam Navigation Company's Ship “ Cymric,” 214
  • Oil Engines in Lighthouses, 55
  • Oil Engines for Yachts and Locomotives in America, 340
  • Oil and Flue Tubos, Influence of, on Fuel Con¬sumption by Locomotives, 430
  • Oil, Hospital Lighted by, 285
  • Oil Industry in the Apsheron Peninsula, The, 323, 330
  • Oil Trade on the Manchester Ship Canal, 539
  • Oliver, Mr. C. N. J., Portrait, 42
  • Omnibus with Wheels Fitted with Roller Bearings, 607
  • Openshaw, Extension of the Works at, 367
  • Ordnance Factories, Annual Statement on, 403
  • Ordnance, Modern Wire-wound, 1, 49, 53, 60, 99,
  • 132, 163, 247, 293, 345, 347, 348, 417
  • Ordnance, Schneider-Canet Quick-tiring, 126
  • Ores in the Corunna District, 505
  • Ore Imports at Middlesbrough, Messrs. C. E. Muller and Co.’s Statistics relative to, 69
  • Ores, Magnetic, containing Phosphorus, Treat¬ment of, 479
  • Ores, Utilisation of Swedish Iron, 69
  • Orlando Brothers, Messrs., Engines and Boilers of the Portuguese Cruiser ** Adamastor ” (Supplement, January 17M, 1898), 3, 4
  • Osmond, Mr. F., On Steel, 11
  • Oiis Steel Company, Limited, Ohio, Projected Extensions of the Plant, 587
  • Onest Railway Company, Proposed Bridge over the Seine, 89
  • Overhead Wires, Dangers of, 608
  • Owens, Mr., to the Sonth-Western Signalmen, 159
  • Owens College, Manchester, Donations for a Physical Laboratory in connection with, 233
  • Oyster Industry, A Colonial, 553

P

  • PAINT for Preserving Ships’ Hulls, Prize Offered by the Russian Marine for, 59
  • Panama Canal—see Canals
  • Paper, The Deterioration of, Examined into by the Society of Arts Committee, 529, 553
  • Paper-hanging by Machine, 403
  • Paper Made from a Standing Tree in Two Hours, A Sheet of, 355
  • Paper Making by means of an Endless Wire Machine, Centenary of N. L. Robert's Dis¬covery, 285
  • Paper in the World, Annual Production of, 329
  • Paraguay, Sugar Factory to be Established in, 607
  • Paris, Appointments Announced in, 107
  • Paris Exhibition of 1900—see Exhibitions Paris, Luminous Fountains, 257
  • Paris, Mechanical Cab Trials in, 550, 573
  • Paris Metropolitan Railway, 285, 423
  • Paris Omnibus Company and Mechanical Trac¬tion, The, 329
  • Paris Water Supply, The Syphons Employed for,
  • Park Talbot Railway and Docks, Progress of, 120
  • Parker, Mr., 24
  • Parker, Mr. E. H., On the Resistance and Speed of Ships, 415
  • Parmiter’s Steam Wagon, 340
  • Parshall, Mr. H. F., On the Dublin Electric Tramways, 219
  • Parsons, The Hon. C. G., his Exhibit at the Royal Society’s Conversazione, 452
  • Parson’s Patent, 385, 482, 489
  • Paste for Matches Free from Whita Phosphorus,
  • Premium Offered by the Belgium Government for, 577
  • Patents, 10
  • Patent Case Trials, Practice of the Scotch and English Courts Compared, 529
  • Patents and Inventions, 62
  • Patents, American Selected—tee Last Page of each issue
  • Patents, Japanese, 464
  • Patent Law of Austria, Amendment of, 607
  • Patent-office, United States, 216
  • Patents, United States, Last Year. 355
  • Patin Fly-wheel Dynamo, The, 263, 264
  • Peace, Mr. Wm. Kirby, 219
  • Pease, Mr. H. P., Appointed Deputy-Lieutenant, 197
  • Peat-bogs as Generators of Electrical Power, Dr. Frank on, 505
  • Pencil Eraser, Messrs. E. Wolff and Sons’, 209
  • Pendulum Vibrations of Different Vibrations, Tracing of Curves formed by Compounding, 133
  • Pengelley, Captain, 24
  • Peniston Railway Accident Lieut.-Col. Ander¬son’s Report, 11
  • Pennsylvania Railway Company, Tracks Laid by I the, for Testing the Third Rail and other Systems, 107
  • Penrhyn Slate Quarry, Activity at, 120
  • Pentane Air-Gas Plame, The “Oae-candle," 570
  • Percy, Mr. C. M., On Eagineering Appliances Connected with Coal Mining, 119
  • Permanent Way, Mr. F. A. Delano, On the De¬pression of, 479
  • Permanent Way, A German Investigator on the Wear of, 577
  • Permanent Way and Locomotives, American, 54
  • Permanent Way, Muirhead’s Steel, 479
  • Permanent Way, On Steel, 444
  • Permanent Way for South Africa, 24
  • Persia, Opening for the Sale of Cheap Agricul¬tural Implements in Khorasan, 59
  • “Persian Sword ” Grate, The. 107
  • Petroleum for Coal Found Unfavourable on an Indian Railway, 285
  • Petroleum Lamp Accidents, Report on, 209
  • Petroleum Products and Exports, United States, 273
  • Pewsy and Salisbury Light Railway, The, 369
  • Phosphorus and Lead Poisoning, 603
  • Pickard, Mr.. On the War Path anl After, 38
  • Picketing, 135
  • Pickling of Castings, The, 311
  • Pier Dues at Stamboul Settled in a Curious Way, 505
  • Pierrot, M., his Scheme for the Port of Antwerp, 394
  • Pig Iron, Consumption in this Country, in 1897, 33
  • Pig Iron Exports from the Cleveland District, 219, 539
  • Pig Iron Import into Manchester, American, 329
  • Pig Iron Output, American, 190
  • Pig Iron Output in the German Empire, Decem¬ber, 1897, 133
  • Pig Iron Output, U.S., 1897, 89, 209
  • Pig Iron Output in April, 541
  • Pig Iron Output in the United Kingdom, 1897, 35
  • Pig Iron Trade, Scotch, 1896—97, 46
  • Pig and Unwrought Steel Imports from the U.S., 24, 133
  • Pigott and Co., Messrs., Steel Pipes Ordered by the Birmingham Corporation from, 289, 290
  • Pintsch System of Gas Lighting, Use of the, in Germany and Elsewhere, 529
  • P.'pa Coverings, Non - conducting, Messrs. Schneider and Co., 403
  • Pips-founding Concern in Southern States of America. Consolidation of a Large, 586
  • Pipes and Pipe-laying, Mr. Alfred Hanssen, 390
  • Piraeus, The Port of, 523
  • Planets, Atmosphere of, Dr. Johnstone SMoney’s Theory, 427
  • Plates, Black and Tin, Shipped from this Country in 1897, 33
  • Plate-lattice Girders, 49
  • Platinum Output in Russia, 46
  • Pliers, Spanners and, 193
  • PLimsoll, Mr. Sam, 563
  • Plummer, Mr. E , 23
  • Piymqpth Port, Development of, 166, 176, 509
  • Plymouth and Yealmpton, Railway between, 89
  • Pneumatic Grain Elevator. Duckham's. 440
  • Pneumatic Lubrication System, A, 233
  • Pneumatic Machinery for Loading and Discharg¬ing Grain Cargoes. 322, 339 Poisoning, Lead and Phosphorus, 603
  • Popoff, Admiral, 285
  • Port of Antwerp, Extension of the, 224, 225, 285
  • Port of Pirmus, The, 523
  • Port Talbot Railway Opened, 172
  • Porter, Professor, Method of Measuring the
  • Earth’s Diameter, 209
  • Porter, Professor, New Theory of the Action of Geysers, 209
  • Portland Cement, Lime Necessary to the For¬mation of, 107
  • Portland Cement Manufacture in India, 59
  • Portraits:
  • Dyer, Colonel, 279
  • Hitchborn, Mr. Philip, 386
  • Laird, Mr. John, 138
  • Oliver, Mr. C. N. J., 42
  • Morrison, Mr. Gabriel James, 251
  • Sbeng Taotai, Director-General of Chinese Railways, 251
  • Portsmouth, Coaling Experiments at, 114
  • Portsmouth Dock, Accident at, 607
  • Portuguese Cruiser “ Adamastor,” The (Supple¬ment, January 11th, 1898), 3, 4
  • Post-office Authorities, Electric Motor Mail Van Worked by the, 89, 133
  • Post-offics Service, Marine Eagineering and the, 184
  • Potato Planter, Messrs. Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies, 597
  • Powder, Curious Troubles with Slow-burning, 236
  • Power on Common Roads, 455, 501
  • Power from Compressed Air, 467
  • “ Power,” Contents of the International Edition of, 11
  • Pratt and Whitney Company, Measuring Machine, 9
  • Pratt and Whitney’s Mode of Heating Steel for Annealing, 159
  • Preecs, Mr. A. H., Electricity Supply of London, 364
  • Preace’s Exhibit of Wireless Telegraphy, 500
  • Premiums, Exorbitant Insurance, 537
  • Preservation of Iron from Rust, 27
  • Pressure Attained in Boiler Tubas by Superheated Water, 607
  • Price’s Engineering Company, Neath, 466
  • Prince Liners in the Place of Atlantic Liners between Genoa, Leghorn, Naples, and New York, 453
  • Prince of Wales Dock Extension, Opening of the, 244
  • Prizas for Bast Designs for Conveying Bicycles by Rail, 329
  • Prizas for Working Locomotives to their Full Capacity, 329
  • Proctor’s Coking Stoker, 511, 552
  • Prongs L!ghthouse, Bombay, The, 520
  • Propellers, Influence of Surface on the Perform¬ance of Screw. 67, 91
  • Proportions of Girders, 7, 32, 55, 90, 115, 132, 158, 276, 325
  • Protection of Electric Power Transmission, 193
  • Prussia, Collieries and Mines owned by Govern¬ment, 427
  • Pennsylvania Railway Company, Tracks Laid by the, for Testing the Third Rail and other Pr Systems, 107
  • Penrhyn Slate Quarry, Activity at, 120
  • Pentane Air-Gas Flame, The "Oae-candle,” 570
  • Percy, Mr. C. M., On Engineering Appliances Connected with Coal Mining, 119
  • Permanent Way, Mr. F. A. Delano, On the De¬pression of, 479
  • Permanent Way, A German Investigator on the Wear of, 577
  • Permanent Way and Locomotives, American, 54
  • Permanent Way, Muirhead's Steel, 479
  • Permanent Way, On Steel, 444
  • Permanent Way for South Africa, 24
  • Persia, Opening for the Sale of Cheap Agricul¬tural Implements in Khorasan, 59
  • “Persian Sword” Grate, The. 107
  • Petroleum for Coal Found Unfavourable on an Indian Railway, 285
  • Petroleum Lamp Accidents, Report on, 209
  • Petroleum Products and Exports, United States, 273
  • Pewsy and Salisbury Light Railway, The, 369
  • Phosphorus and Lead Poisoning, 603
  • Pickard, Mr., On the War Path and After, 38
  • Picketing, 135
  • Pickling of Castings, The, 311
  • Pier Dues at Stamboul Settled in a Curious Way, 505
  • Pierrot, M., his Scheme for the Port of Antwerp, 394
  • Pig Iron, Consumption in this Country, in 1897, 33
  • Pig Iron Exports from the Cleveland District, 219,
  • Pig Iron Import into Manchester, American. 329
  • Pig Iron Output, American, 190
  • Pig Iron Output in the Garman Empire, Decem¬ber, 1897, 133
  • Pig Iron Output, U.S., 1897, 89, 209
  • Pig Iron Output in April, 541 C
  • Pig Iron Output in the United Kingdom, 1897, 35
  • Pig Iron Trade, Scotch, 1896—97, 46
  • Pig and Unwrought Steel Imports from the U.S., 24, 133
  • Pigott and Co., Messrs., Steel Pipes Ordered by the Birmingham Corporation from, 289, 290
  • Pintsch System of Gas Lighting, Use of the, in Germany and Elsewhere, 529
  • Pips Coverings, Non - conducting, Messrs. F Schneider and Co., 403
  • Pipa-founding Concern in Southern States of America. Consolidation of a Large, 586
  • Pipes and Pipe-laying, Mr. Alfred Hanssen, 390
  • Pirmus, The Port of, 523 ,
  • Planets, Atmosphere of, Dr. Johnstone Sionej’s Theory, 427
  • Plates, Black and Tin, Shipped from this Country in 1897, 33
  • Plate-lattice Girders, 49
  • Platinum Output in Russia, 46
  • Pliers, Spanners and, 193
  • Plimsoll, Mr. Sam, 563
  • Plummer, Mr. E , 23
  • Piymquth Port, Development of, 166, 176, 509
  • Plymouth and Yealmpton, Railway between, 89
  • Pneumatic Grain Elevator, Duckham's. 440
  • Pneumatic Lubrication Syst9m, A, 233
  • Pneumatic Machinery for Loading and Discharging Grain Cargoes. 322, 339
  • Poisoning, Load and Phosphorus, 603
  • Popoff, Admiral, 285
  • Port of Antwerp, Extension of the, 224, 225, 285
  • Port of Pirmns, The, 523
  • Port Talbot Railway Opened, 172
  • Porter, Professor, Method of Measuring the Earth's Diameter, 209
  • Porter, Professor, New Theory of the Action of , Geysers, 209
  • Portland Cement, Lime Necessary to the Formation of, 107
  • Portland Cement Manufacture in India, 59

Portraits:

  • Dyer, Colonel, 279
  • Hitchborn, Mr. Philip, 386
  • Laird, Mr. John, 138
  • Oliver, Mr. C. N. J., 42
  • Morrison, Mr. Gabriel James, 251
  • Sheng Taotai, Director-General of Chinese Railways, 251
  • Portsmouth, Coaling Experiments at, 114
  • Portsmouth Dock, Accident at, 607
  • Portuguese Cruiser “Adamastor,” The {Supplement, January 17tA, 1898), 3, 4
  • Post-office Authorities, Electric Motor Mail Van Worked by the, 89, 133
  • Post-offics Service, Marine Engineering and the, 181
  • Potato Planter, Messrs. Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies, 597
  • Powder, Curious Troubles with Slow-burning, 236
  • Power on Common Roads, 455, 501
  • Power from Compressed Air, 467
  • “Power,” Contents of the International Edition of, 11
  • Pratt and Whitney Company, Measuring Machine, 9
  • Pratt and Whitney’s Mode of Heating Steel for Annealing, 159
  • Preecs, Mr. A. H., Electricity Supply of London, 364
  • Presce’s Exhibit of Wireless Telegraphy, 500
  • Premiums, Exorbitant Insurance, 537
  • Preservation of Iron from Rast, 27
  • Pressure Attained in Boiler Tubas by Superheated Water, 607
  • Price’s Engineering Company, Neath, 466
  • Prince Liners in the Place of Atlantic Liners between Genoa, Leghorn, Naples, and New York, 453
  • Prince of Wales Dock Extension, Opening of the, 244
  • Prizai for Bast Designs for Canveying Bicycles by Rail, 329
  • Prizss for Working Locomotives to their Full Capacity, 329
  • Proctor’s Coking Stoker, 511, 552
  • Prongs L:ghthouse, Bombay, The, 520
  • Propellers, Influence of Surface on the Performance of Screw 67, 91
  • Proportions of Girders, 7, 32, 55, 90, 115, 132, 158, 276, 325
  • Protection of Electric Power Transmission, 193
  • Prussia, Collieries and Mines owned by Govern- 1 ment, 427
  • Prussia, Rules concerning Length of Trains, 301
  • Prussian State Railways, Acetylene and Oil Gas for Lighting Carriages, 193
  • Prussian State Railways, Traffic on, 257
  • Prussian State Riilways, Mr. Lascelles' Report,
  • Public Vehicles in London, Mr. Bathurst’s Ro- R turns, 257
  • Pulleys, American “ Standard” Separable or Wood Split, 413
  • Pulleys, American, Steel, 142
  • Pullman Palace Cars for the President of Mexico, 31, 42
  • Pullman Wtge Earners, 277
  • Pulsometer Engineering Co., Cold Storage Works, North Shields, 139, 140
  • Pump, Compound Steam, Messrs. Lee, Howl, and Co., 598
  • Pump, A Continuous Flow, 218
  • Pump, Duplex Independent Air, s.s. “Chebucto,’’ 472
  • Pump, Pulsatiog, Messrs. Holden and Brooke, Limited, 438
  • Pump, Walker's Compound (with reference to page 548), 586
  • Pumping Problem, A, 158, 208 Pumping Station, Streatham, 378, 379
  • Punching Machines, Multiple, Messrs. De Bergue and Co.’s, 243
  • Pyne, Sir Salter, his Workshops at Kabul, 426, 428
  • Pyrometers, On Thermo-electric, 316

Q

  • QUARRYING in the North Wales, ke, District and Kent, 59
  • Qlick-firing Ordnance, Colt’s Factory, Hartford, Conn., 380
  • Quick-firing Ordnance, Schneider-Canet, 126, 156 .
  • Qaick-firing Ordnance, 6:n., 206, 207

R Railways:

  • British :
  • Railway, Caledonian, Speeds on, 501
  • Railway, Cardiff, Cutting First Sod of, 466
  • Railway, Cbipstead Valley, Bill Passod, 403
  • Railway, City and South London, Bill Passed, 403
  • Railway, Glasgow and South-Western, Extension, 403
  • Railway, Glasgow and South-Western, Four- cylinder Locomotive, 8, 16
  • Railway, Golden Valley, Reported Sale of, to the Great Western Railway Company, 120
  • Railway, Great Northern, Bills of the Present Session, 159, 209
  • Railway, Great Northern, Express Locomotive, 511
  • Railway, Great Northern, Extensions, 304, 329
  • Railway, Great Northern, Good Run on, 325
  • Railway, Great Northern, Literary Society's Smoking Concert, 107
  • Railway, Ureat Northern, Loop Line between Enfield and Stevenage, 159
  • Railway, Great Northern, R9port for the Half- year, 159
  • Railway, Great Western, Diversion of the Irish Traffic, 244
  • Railway, Great Western, Extension Schemes, 59, 329, 403 ’
  • Railway, Great Western, Half-yearly Report, 6 185
  • Railway, Great Western, Train Alterations, 607
  • Railway, Irish, 127
  • Railway, Isle of Wight, 33
  • Railway, Lambourn Valley, 89
  • Railway, London, Brighton, and South Coast, Fourth Road into Victoria Station, 288
  • Railway, London, Chatham, and Dover, Arrange¬ments for March, 257
  • Railway, London, Chatham, and Dover, Half- ] yearly Report, 185
  • Railway, London, Great Central, 374
  • Railways, London’s Internal, 332
  • Railway, London and North-Western, Half-yearly Report, 185
  • Railway, London and North-Western, Four-cylinder Compound Passenger Locomotive, 420, 421
  • Railway, London and North-Western, New Station, Lancaster, 107
  • Railway, London and South-Western, Half-yearly Report and Meeting, 107, 181
  • Railway, London and South-We3tern, Roofing of Mortlake Station, 505
  • Railway, London and South-Western Widening the Barnes to Twickenham Line, 185
  • Railway, Lynton, 209
  • Railway, Metropolitan, Gas Lighting and Electric Traction on, 33, 507, 604
  • Railway, Midland, Mr. Chas. Booth appointed Director, 453
  • Railway, Midland, Concessions to its Men, 89, 332
  • Railway, Midland, Dispute between the Morriston and the, 138
  • Railway, Midland, Dake of Norfolk’s Sheffield Residence bought by, 453
  • Railway, Midland, Locomotives for, 197
  • Railway, Midland, Projected Station in Newgate- street, 529
  • Railway, Midland, Purchase of ihe Duke of d Norfolk’s Sheffield Residence, 453
  • Railway, Midland, Widening at Kentish Town, 138
  • Railway, North British, Steep Gradients on, 33
  • Railway, North-Eastern, Eston Branch Line, 290
  • Railway, North-Eastern, Revenue for Half-year, 159
  • Railway, North-Eastern, Stockton the First y Station in the World, 563
  • Railway, Plymouth and YealmptoD, 89 11
  • Railway, Port Talbot, 59, 172
  • Railway, Savernake Forest, 553
  • Railway, Scotland, from Lug ton to Cambusland, 553
  • Railway, South-Eastern, Accidents on the, 257, 285
  • Railway, South-Western, Widening at Battersea, 447
  • Railway, The Uek Valley, 492 i- Railway, Vale and Glamorgan, 403
  • Railways, Welsh, 440, 466

Railways, Indian:

  • Railways, Indian, Burma Line1, 59, 133
  • Railways, Indian State, East Bengal, 127
  • Railways, Indian, Kathiawar, Metre-gauge Lines of, 59
  • Railway, Mandalay-Kun'oD, 133
  • Railway, Meiktila-MyingyaD, 355
  • Railways, Indian, Mogul Ssrai-Gya Branch, 133
  • Railways, Indian, The Nilgiri, 59, 427
  • Railways, Indian, South Punjab, 427
  • Railways, Indian State, Contract Open—P.llar Water Cranes, 510
  • Railways, Indian, Earnings for First Quarter of 1898, 607
  • Railways, Indian, Eipenditure in 1897—98, 285
  • Railways, Indian, Extension in Prospect, 89, 159
  • Railways, Indian, Gross Earnings of, for First Quarter of 1898, 607
  • Railways, Indian, Locomotives, &c., for, 257
  • Railways, Indian, New Lines Ready for Opening, 427
  • Railways, Indian, Petroleum tried as a Substi¬tute for Coal, 285

Railways, Foreign:

  • Railways, American, Improvements on, 288
  • Railways in the Argentine Republic, 380
  • Railways, Australian, 438, 538
  • Railways, Baltimore and Ohio, Experimenting with Electricity as a Motive Power, 505
  • Railways, Belgian, Hospital Car Introduced, 403
  • Railway, Bessemer and Lake Erie, Heavy Mineral Traffic on, 489
  • Railways in Brittany, 33, 453, 553
  • Railways, Bulgarian, from Radomir, 159, 427
  • Railways, Burma, 59, 133
  • Railways, Canadian, 304
  • Railway, Cape Government, 197, 453
  • Railway, Chicago, Indianapolis, and Louisville, Express Locomotives of the, 505
  • Railways, China, 284, 469, 482, 529
  • Railways, The Congo, 529
  • Railways, Coban, 446
  • Railways, France, Boulogne and Lucques Line, Tunnel Ventilation on the Injector Principle, 505
  • Railways, German, Working Results, 1896—7, 423, 614
  • Railways, Hungarian, Earnings per Passenger, Mile, 553
  • Railways, Japan, 201, 388, 523 ,
  • Railways, New Zealand, 24
  • Railways, Norway, 80, 505, 553, 607
  • Railway, Northern of France, Electric Lighting on, 33
  • Railway, Paris Metropolitan, 423
  • Railway, Portuguese, in Africa, 553
  • Railways, Roumania, 107
  • Railways, Russia, 133, 257, 479, 505, 529, 608
  • Railway, Siberian, 89, 411, 505, 519
  • Railway, Soudanese, 399
  • Railways, Spain, Corunna to Santiago, 479
  • Railway from Suez to Bosrah, 89
  • Railways, Sweden, 304, 453
  • Railways, Tasmania, Line Connecting Hobart with the Mount Lyell Mines, 505 Railways, Transvaal, 453
  • Railway, Uganda, 479
  • Railways, United States, 285, 427
  • Railway, Western of Francs, Electric Cabs at the Paris Terminus, 553

Railway Accidents:

  • Railway Accidents in 1897, 514
  • Railway Accident, Birassie Junction, 133, 190
  • Railway Accident, Belfast and Northern Counties, 577
  • Railway Accident, Bisley, 368, 479
  • Railway Accident, Bourne Eod Station, 355
  • Railway Accidents, Dunbar, 11, 290
  • Railway Accident on the Glasgow and South-Western Railway, 133
  • Railway Collision, Great Eastern Railway, 59
  • Railway Accident, Great Northern Main Line, 133, 257
  • Railway Accident near Huntingdon, 133
  • Railways, Indian, Accidents on Indian Lines, 209, 427
  • Railway, London and South-Western, Accident near Tavistock, 233
  • Railway Accident, Peniston, 11
  • Railway, Great Northern, Accident at Potter's Bar, 257
  • Railway Accident at St. John’s, 285, 478 y
  • Railway Accidents, United States, 133, 301, 402, 479
  • Railway Accident, Woodhoase Junction, 380
  • Railways, Light, 436
  • Railway, Light, from Burnham to Brent, Proposal ic for, 198
  • Railways, Light, Electric Tramways between Chatham and New Brompton, 553
  • Railways, Light, in Essex and Suffolk, 577
  • Railway, Light, between Finchley and Hampstead Refused, 285
  • Railway, Light, First Grant under the Act, 23
  • Railways, Light, France, Bordeaux to Cadillac, 427
  • Railways, Light, Germany, East of Stettin, 427
  • Railways, Light, Gower Scheme, 440
  • Railway, Light, from Kew to Hampton Court, Abandoned, 607
  • Railway, Light, Lincolnshire and Northampton¬shire, 89
  • Railways, Light, The Penarth, 492
  • Railway, Light, Pewsey and Salisbury, 369
  • Railway, Light, across Salisbury Plain, 453, 572, 10 577
  • Railway, Light, from Stourbridge to Kniver,
  • Railways, Light, between Tonbridge, Yalding, Hadlow, and Winfield Mill, 529
  • Railway, Light, through Trafford Park, Man¬chester, 233
  • Railway, Light, Trip on a, 232
  • Railway, Light, West Riding of Yorkshire, 577
  • Railway, Acetylene Gas for Lighting Cars, 437
  • Railways, Carriage Lighting, Cape Government, 453
  • Railways, Communication between Passengers and Guards, 185
  • Railway Contract, A Novel, 107
  • Railway Contracts, Yorkshire Coalowners and the, 601

Railways, Electric :

  • Railway, Electric, American, 489, 562
  • Railway, Electric, Brighton to Rottingdean, 380
  • Railway, Electric, Brixton to City, Bill for, 285
  • Railways, Electric, Canada, 89
  • Railways, Electric, Germany. 453
  • Railway Bill, Underground Electric Railway from Charing-cross to Paddington, 11
  • Railways, Elevated, Boston, 514
  • Railways, New Friction Apparatus for Rolling Stock, 505
  • Railway, Lighting Cars, 437, 453
  • Railway, Machine Tool for Railway Work, Messrs Cunliffe and Croom, 615
  • "Railway Magazine’s" Bicycle Brake Van Com¬petition, 453
  • Railway, Pneumatic, Hopcraft’s, 328
  • Railway Progress, Mr. S. Waite Johnson, 486 512, 550
  • Railway Rates and the Heavy Trades, 500
  • Railway Rates to and from South Staffordshire District, 289
  • Railways, Reduction of Rites Question, 438
  • Railway, Road, or Electric Tramway Lines, 529
  • Railway Shops, Boston and Maine, 266
  • Railway Sneeds, 7, 32, 55, 90. 132
  • Railway, Ventilation of the Metropolitan, 607
  • Railway Works in Germany, Chief, 159
  • Raine, Mr. Nicholas, 243
  • Rainfall for Twelve Months ending April, 1898, 553
  • Rainfall in CeyloD, An Abnormal, 577
  • Rainfall, Record, Cwmtaff Reservoir, 107
  • Rainy Days in the British Islands, Frequency of, 499
  • Ramage, Mr. A. G., Minimum Net Register and its Effect on Design, 345
  • Ramage and Ferguson, Messrs., Projeots in Con temptation, 257
  • Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies’ Potato Planter, 597
  • Ravenshaw, Mr. H. W., Application of Electricity to the Transmission of Power, 52
  • Rawlinson, Sir Robert, 528
  • Rayleigh, Lord, On Heat, 479
  • Reavell <•. Brotherhood Case, The, 453
  • Reform of Chemical and Physical Calculations, 313
  • Refrigeration, Mechanical, 30, 170, 194, 240, 351
  • Reid, Mr. Hugh, his Appointment, 479
  • Rennes and Brest, Doubling of Railway between, 33

Replies:

  • A. B. M., 455
  • Acetylene, 135
  • Adiabatic, 61
  • A. E. D., 603
  • A. E. L. (Bristol), 381
  • A. F. (Pontymister), 281
  • A. H . 85
  • A. H. (Dartford), 381
  • A. H. B. (Stockton-on-Tees), 37
  • Albini, A., 429
  • A. L. P.. 305
  • A. M., 281
  • A. M., 357
  • A. M. B , 507
  • A. W. D. (Glasgow), 603
  • A. W. J. (Milford), 13
  • Bert, 109
  • Call (Birmingham), 235
  • A. P. (Newport), 135
  • I. S. (Nelson-road, Southsea), 13
  • Compressed Air, 507
  • B. (East Dulwich), 531
  • J. (Derby), 481
  • B. (Essen-Ruhr), 405
  • G. H., 135
  • L. (Regent’s Park), 187
  • Energetic, 305
  • W. P., 211
  • (London, E.), 579
  • H., 357
  • Freakley, Mr. W., Stoke-on-Trent, 429
  • W., 85
  • W. S. (Newcastle), 13
  • W. W., 305
  • B. (Manchester) and E. and G. (Bolton), 211
  • C. B., 13
  • D. S., 429
  • Glanswr, 429
  • L. (Sydenham 1, 85
  • MacP. G , 187
  • R. (Truro), 507
  • B., 161
  • B. (Forest Gate), 603
  • B. (Sharrow), 161
  • C. (Sydenham), 481
  • R., 109
  • H. S. (Seacombe), 603
  • H. S. (Seraing), 381
  • H. S. G„ 481
  • H. U. W., 187
  • Ignorant, 13
  • J. A., 259
  • J. C., 161
  • J. C. S., 187
  • J. D., 187
  • J. E. D. (Rendham), 13
  • J. F., 109
  • J. G. (Ipswich), 85
  • J. H. (Chatham), 555
  • J. H. M., 579
  • J. H. R. R„ 481
  • J. H. S., 381
  • J. K. B. (Gateshead-on-Tyne), 507
  • J. R. (Claremont-square), 381
  • J. R. B. (Chester), 381
  • J. S., 259
  • J. Y. (Thame), 37
  • Liverpool, 85
  • L. P., 555
  • Merchant Acc, 305
  • N. K. (Stockton-on-Tees), 331
  • O. R. W., 25
  • Permanent Way (Hampton Park), 357
  • P. L. J. (Winchester House), 405
  • Reservoir, 429
  • Rex. 187
  • R. J. U. (Liverpool), 13
  • R. M. N. (Chad Kirk), 13
  • Roof, 13
  • “Senex,”259
  • S. N. (Shincliffe), 405
  • Straightedge, 37
  • Subscriber, 281
  • Subscriber, 259
  • Syd. Jakf, 531
  • Tom Cat, 259
  • Tool Steel, 235
  • Torpedo Nets, 211
  • T. T. (Roustchouk), 161
  • Ventilate (Manchester), 259
  • Vnlcan, 61
  • Water (Birmingham), 555
  • Water-tubs Boiler, 235
  • W. B.,259 Rv
  • W. B. Sparrow-lane, Sheffield), 357
  • W. G. (Clarendon-place, Dover), 61
  • W. J. (Cardiff), 405
  • W. T. Scarborough), 13
  • W. T. S., 357
  • Reservoirs Embankments, Mr, William Fox, On, 238
  • Resistance to the Motion of Solids in a Fluid, On, n. 322
  • Resistance and Speed of Ships, Mr. E. H. Parker, On, 415
  • Restler High speed Engine, The, 582, 583
  • Restler, Mr. J. W., Pumping Machine, Streatham Station, Southwark and Vauxhall Waterworks (Supp/emeaf, June IQtk), 378, 379, 400, 401, 548
  • Retorts, On Inclined, 670
  • Rich, Capt, W. W., his New Appointment in China, 577
  • Richardson and Co., Sir Thomas, Visit to the Engineering Establishment of, 69 Ridgeley and Johnson's Pneumatic Caulking and Riveting Hammer, 504
  • Ridley, Mr. T. D.. Retirement of, 23, 58
  • Ridsdale, Mr. C. II., On Brittleness in Soft Steel, 414
  • Rigg, Mr. A., Hydraulio Eagine, 28:
  • River Tyne Commissioners. Report Sent in to the, on the Damage to the North Pier, 516
  • River Wear Commissioners, Schemes for Enlarging the Docks, 516
  • Riveting by Electricity, On, 302, 311
  • Riveting Machines, Monster American, 21
  • Roads, Power on Common, 455, 501
  • Robinson's Shaft Governor, 598
  • Rochdale Canal, 249
  • Rocket, Mr. Richard, 355
  • Rocket, The, 377
  • Rodgers, Mr. Maurice George, 504
  • Roebling’s Sons Company, The J. A, Cable Twenty-nine Miles Long, 505
  • Roller Bearings, 232
  • Roller Bearings, Tests with, 257
  • Roller Boats, 314
  • Rolling Mill for Universal Plates, The Carnegie Steel Company, 33
  • Rolling Stock for the Cape Government Railway, 197
  • Rolling Stock, Belgian Railways, Hospital Car, 4C3
  • Rolling Stock of the Prussian St its Railways, 144
  • Rolling Stock for the South Eastern Railway Company and the Midland and Central London Electric Railway Company, 143
  • Roof, Running Shed, Contracts Open, 8
  • Rooflng Slate in the United States, Production of, 209
  • Roots, Mr. James D., On a Debated Point in the Theory of the Gas Engine, 393
  • Rotch, Mr. A. L, On Meteorological Investiga¬tion by Kites, 592
  • Rotterdam Gas Coal Contract, The, 290
  • Rouen, 1897
  • Returns of the Port of, 304
  • Ronen, Timber Freights to. and the Action of the Railway Companies, 257
  • Rous-Marten, Charles, Express Locomotive on the Caledonian Railway, 175
  • Royal School of Minos, 59, 78
  • Royal Society of New South Wales:
  • Effect of Temperature on the Tensile and Compressive Properties of Copper, Prof. Warren and Mr. S. H. Barraclcugh, 89
  • Royal Society of Edinburgh:
  • Nickel, Thermal Conductivity of, Mr. T. C. Baillie, 577
  • Royal Society:
  • Conversaziones and Exhibits at, 452, 565
  • Royal Meteorological Society:
  • Rainy Days in the British Islands, On the Fre¬quency of, by Mr. R. H. Scott, 499
  • Weather Influences on Farm and Garden Crops, Mr. E. Mawley, 111
  • Royal Institution:
  • Annual Meeting, Report, Election of Officers, 435
  • Election of Members and Vice-Presidents, 466
  • General Monthly Meetings, 141, 557
  • Liquefaction of Hydrogen by Prof. Dewar, 453
  • Metals used by the Great Nations of Antiquity, Dr. J. H. Gladstone, 190
  • Royal Institute of Public Health, Dublin:
  • Congress and Health Exhibition, August, 541
  • Royal Agricultural Society's Show:
  • Awards, 601
  • Notice to Intending Exhibitors at the Country Meeting, 185
  • Hop Washer, Prize Offered for the Best, 386
  • Implement Department, Space Allotted to Ex¬hibitors in the, 446, 505
  • Machinery Exhibits, 597, 598, 599, 600, 601
  • Plan of the Showyard, Birmingham, 572
  • Self-moving Vehicles at, 571
  • Royal Dublin Society, The:
  • Spsctrographic Analysis of Iron Meteorites, Siderolites, and Meteoric Stones, Messrs. Hartley and Ramage, 374
  • Royal Yacht, New Style of Coaling Port on the, 453
  • Royal Yacht, Photographs of, for the Admiralty, ft9
  • Royle, Mr. John, Specialities in Connection with Hot-water Supply in Hotels, &c., 289
  • Rubber, Cement for, 355
  • Rubber in Combination with Metallic Springs for Motor Car Work, 479
  • Rudeloff, Prof. M., On the Influence exerted by Length in a Sample Tested of Hemp Rope, 610
  • Running Shed Roof, Contracts Open, 8
  • Russell and Co., Messrs. Geo., 25-Ton Travelling Crane, 356, 362
  • Russell, Dr., The Bakerian Lecture by, 430
  • Russia, Locomotives granted to Inland Shops by St the Government, 120 St
  • Russia, Pig Iron Production in, 120
  • Russian Admiralty, Decisions of the, respecting Installation of Electrical Power in Warships and Building of Eighteen Transport Boats, 159
  • Russian Enterprise, South, 448
  • Russian Government, Tenders for Rolling Stock
  • Prepared Material invited by, 612 Russian Locomotive Shops, Charkow, The First
  • Locomotive finished, 91
  • Russian Mercantile Marine, Projected Develop¬ment of, 529
  • Russian Navy, Additions to, 380
  • Russian Oil Industry, The, 323, 330
  • Russian Tariffs, Reductions in, 614
  • Russian Torpedo Boats, Du Temple Boilers to be replaced by Yarrow Boilers, 33 *Russian Volunteer Fleet, The, 533
  • Russian Industrial Oil Company, Hecta, Bankowa, Projected Wagon Factory, 21

S

  • SACK-MAKING Machines 281
  • Safety Lamp for the Navy, 233
  • St. lleliers, Jersey, Electric Light for, 59
  • St. Petersburg Company for Transmission of Power from Waterfalls, 185
  • Salt Deposit Found in an Inlet of the Caspian, 355
  • Salt Production in the United States, 185
  • Sambrook's Feed-beater, 434
  • San Francisco, Defences of, 271
  • Sand Blasting before Nickel Plating, 311
  • Sandford's Patent Vertical Boilers, Evaporative Test of, 327
  • Sanitary Engineering, A Year’s Review, 19
  • Santiago de Cuba, with Sketch of the Harbour and Town, 525
  • Sarpsborg, Industrial Activity at, 577
  • Sawdust, New Use for, 89 Saw Guards, 287
  • Saws, Circular, Messrs. G. Birch and Co., 289
  • Saw, Circular, Messrs. Craven Bro’., 153
  • Saws, Cold, Foreign Demand for, 553
  • Saws, The Victor Shield for Circular, 217
  • Scavenging, Motor Vans for Road, 4
  • Schenectady Works, Locomotives for Japan, 329, 529
  • Schieldrop, Mr. B., On Resistance to the Motion of Solids in a Fluid, 322
  • Schneider, M., 483
  • Schneider-Canet Quick-firing Guns, Breech Mechanism and Mounting for same, 126, 156, 205
  • Schneider and Co., Messrs., Non-conducting Coverings for Pipes, 403
  • Schccntjes, Prof. H., Paper on the Collapse of one Metal Hemisphere under the Pressure of another, 479
  • Scotch Court Practice in Patent Case Trials, 529
  • Scotch Pig Iron Trade, 1896—1897, 46
  • Scotland—Notes from Scotland:
  • 18 In each Issue
  • Scott and Co., Messrs. W., summoned for Using Non-smoke Consuming Furnaces, 529
  • Scott, Mr. R. H., On the Frequency of Rainy Days in the British Islands, 499
  • Scotter, Sir Chas., succeeded by Mr. C. J. Owens, of ,1
  • Scottish Ironmasters’ Association, Report of the, 16 23
  • Screws, Effect of Direction of Turning in Twin, 321
  • Screw-jack Efficiency, 208
  • Screw Propellers, Influence of Surface on the Performance of, 67, 91
  • Screws, Right-handed or Left-handed Twin, 321
  • Scythes, Austrian, 390
  • Sea, Interests of the Inhabitants of the British C. Empire Entrusted Yearly to the, 553
  • Seed-sorting Machine, Boby's, 598
  • Seeloy, Prof., his Lecture Excursions with the London Geological Field Class, 329
  • Self-propelled Vans, 387
  • Sellar, Mr. D., Exhibition of his Pictures, 36
  • Semaphore Telegraphs, 535
  • Separator, The Stemtriff Steam, 204
  • Series Dynamo Electric Machines, Mr. Carl Kingsley on, 505
  • Serpollet Car, Trial of, at Manchester, 196
  • Servia, Consular Report on the Import Trade,
  • Sewage, Bacterial Treatment of, A Royal Com¬mission to Inquire into, 185
  • Sewage, Biological System of Treating, Discussed ’ at Manchester, 285
  • Sewage and Destructor Works, Leyton, 115, 116
  • Sewage Disposal, Barking and Crossness Outfall Works, 107
  • Sewage Disposal, Lancashire, Mr. R. A. Tatton’s Report, 285
  • Sewage Disposal, Leigh-on-Sea, 265
  • Sewage Disposal, Manchester, 294
  • Sewage Disposal, Rhymney and Aber Valley, Mr. Harpur’s Scheme, 70
  • Sewage Dispoeal, Royal Commission on, 479
  • Sewage Disposal, Sherborne, 277
  • Sewage Filter-beds, Double-deck, 242
  • Sewage Filtration at Winsford, 567
  • Sewage, Food as Affected by, 479
  • Sewage Works, Sale, Cheshire, Opening of, 547
  • Shafting Accidents and the Board of Trade, 314
  • Shafts, Bull's Metal Tail, 106
  • Shanks and Co., Messrs. Thos., 54in. Centre Lathe, 153
  • Sharp, Mr. Archibald, On his Fly-wheel Design,
  • Sharp, Stewart, and Co., Locomotives for the ie, Midland and for New Zealand and Brazil, 197
  • Shear Legs, Messrs. Sir C. Furness, Westgarth, and Co., Limited, 342
  • Shear Legs at Haulbowline, The New, 333
  • Shearer and Sons, Messrs. John, Ferry Steamer " Chebucto,” 470. 471, 472
  • Shearing Machine, Double Angle-iron, 227, 234
  • Sheffield, Central Station for, 89
  • Sheffield City Council, Electric Lighting and by Paving, 367
  • Sheffield District, News from—see Letters from our own Correspondent in each issue
  • Sheffield, Electric Lighting in, 33, 143, 277, 505
  • Sheffield, E'ectrical Light and Power Co., Pur¬chase of their Undertaking by the Corporation, 33, 143
  • Sheffield Silver Trade, The, 209
  • Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation, 498
  • Sherborne Sewerage Scheme, 277
  • Shield for Circular Saws, The Victor, 217

Ships.

  • British Battleships :—
  • “Albion” (Supplement», June 17<A, 1898,
  • June 24th, 1898), 575, 602, 606
  • “Alexandra," 228, 262, 328, 557
  • “ Amphitrite,” 539
  • “Canopus,” Armour Plating of, 273
  • “ Europa,” 378, 558, 570
  • “ Formidable,” 461
  • “ French Admiral Baudio,” 528
  • “ Gladiator,” 528
  • “ Goliath,” 279, 302, 303
  • “ Hermes,” 361
  • “Implacable,” 461
  • “ Irresistible,” 138
  • “ Jupiter,” Firing from, 583
  • “ Orlando,” 528
  • “ Powerful,” 208, 237, 281, 583
  • “Surly,” Trial of, with Oil Fuel, 505
  • “Terrible,” 165, 262, 283, 328, 378, 422, 448, 449, 509, 555, 557
  • “ Warrior,” 445, 446
  • “ Yashima,” Steering Qualities of, 365
  • Battleships, Admiralty’s Programme for 1898, 537
  • Battleships, British and Foreign Types of, 260
  • Battleships Building in this Country, Mr. Goschen on, 283
  • Battleships, Coaling, 265
  • Battleships, Proposed Re-rating of, by Displacement, 11
  • Battleships, Signalling on, Inadequacy of Sirens and Whistles, 607
  • Battleships under Construction in the United Kingdom, Quarter ending ur March, 380
  • British Cruisers:—
  • “Argonaut," First-class, 108, 112
  • “Cornua,” 403
  • “Diadem," 89, 301, 325, 334
  • “ Hogue,” 435 gy
  • “ Niobe," First-class, 465
  • “Pandora,” First Keel Plate of, Laid, 11 9
  • “ Proserpine,” 595
  • Cruisers in Building at Barrow, 171
  • Cruisers of the “ Cressy ” Type, Contracts placed by the Admiralty for, 304
  • Cruisers, Types of English and Foreign, 537
  • British DestroyersSt “ Birkenhead," 28, 88, 254
  • “Dasher,” 28
  • “Hunter,” Accident to, 448
  • Gunboats on the Niger, 52
  • Torpedo Baat Dsstroyer “Dasher," Trial of, Q. 9
  • Torpedo Boat Design, 410
  • Torpedo Boat Design, by H. G. Gillmor, 88, 312
  • Torpedo Riat Destroyers as strains Battleships, Admiral Colomb's Views in favour
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers to be Built by Contract, Five, 83
  • Torpedo Boats, Submarine, Captain W. a Jacques on, 321

Foreign Battleships

  • American [Supplement, April 22nd, 1898),
  • 43, 381, 386, 437, 500, 538, 562, 588
  • " Alabama,’ The, 562
  • “ Iowa,” Accident to, 107
  • “ Maine,” (Supplement, March 25th, 1898), 255, 278, 285, 307, 376
  • American and Spanish, Analysis of, 541
  • French, “ Formidable,” 327
  • Japanese, 242 Norwegian, 155, 160
  • Russian, 380, 564
  • Spanish, 422, 425
  • Foreign Cruisers:
  • Brazilian, “Amazonas” (built at Elswick and bonght by the United States), 286
  • Chilian, “ O’Higgins,” 472, 480
  • English and Foreign, 537
  • French, “ Brennus,” 296, 297, 373, 382
  • French, “ Chateaurenault,” 528
  • Japanese (built in the United States), 89, 207, 210
  • " Asama ” (built at Elswick), 308, 310
  • " Kasagi ” (built in the United States), 144
  • “Takosago" (Elswick),530, 535
  • Portuguese, “ Adamastor ” (Supplement January 7th, 1898), 3, 4 in’s
  • Russian, “ Gangout, ” 383
  • Spanish, “ Cristobal Colon,” 397, 404
  • Swedish, to be Fitted with Yarrow Boilers, 403
  • Mr. Turkey (Elswick), 11

Gunboats, American, 498

  • Torpedo Boats in the United States Navy (Supplement» January 2Slh and April lsf, 1898), 410
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers for Italy, 614
  • Torpedo Boat, Submarine, American, 514
  • Torpedo Boat, Submarine, Holland, 461
  • Torpedo Catchers for Japan, 464

Mercantile and Passenger:

  • "Anglian,” Telegraph Cable-laying Steamer, 613
  • “Bruce,” s.s., 55, 56, 228, 229, 256, 258 the
  • " Burt,”a.s., 538 197
  • “Chebucto, Ferry Steamer, 470, 471, 472
  • “ Clan Macgregor,” s.s., 539
  • "Cymric,” White Star Liner, 214
  • " Duke of Connaught,” s.s., 539
  • “ Euston,” as., 562 14
  • “Ferencz Josef,” Hungarian River Steamer, No/13, Working Drawing of
  • and Engines, 102
  • "Germania,” General Steam Navigation rom Company, 396
  • “ GoustavBole,” Dredger for Russia, 538 05
  • “Great Eastern,” s.s., 895
  • " Hohenfels,” s s., 538
  • "Kaiser Friedrich,” North German Lloyd Express Liner, 447

Ships: Mercantile and Passenger

  • “ Manchester City "Atlantic Liner, 562
  • “ Meg Merrilees,’’ Water-tube Boilers of, 546
  • ‘' Povena,’’ aa, 538
  • “ Ragnor,” Norwegian Steamer, Engines to be built at Middlesbrough, 342
  • “Sanna,” s.s., 538 “ Sapphire," s.s., 538
  • “Sylviana,” s.s., 538 “Tenby,” s.s., 538
  • “ Ultonia,” s.s., 562
  • “ Winifred," American Steamer, 288

Steamers Various:

  • Steamers for the Australian Frozen Meat Trade,516
  • Steamers Building at Stockton, 466
  • Steamer, Harbour, Speed Tests of a, 196
  • Steamers, Largest Launched in the United Kingdom, 1897, 89
  • Steamers, Mail, for Service from Havre to New York, 304
  • Steamers, Merchant and Passenger, for the North German Lloyd Co., 577
  • Steamers, North German Lloyd, Croom and Arthur’s Steering Gear, 409
  • Steamers, Passenger, for Thames River Service, 165
  • Steamers and Sailing Ships classed by and added to Lloyd's Register, 1897,
  • 233
  • Steamer, Six 3000-Ton, for Service be¬tween Russia and the Far East, 577
  • Steamers, Stern-wheel, for the River Magdalena, South America, 564
  • Steamer, Telegraph Cable layirg, The “ Anglian,” 613
  • Steamer, Tramp, for Lake Service, 366
  • Steamers, Water Ballasting of, 69
  • Steamers, for the Yukon River, 437
  • Steam and Sailing Tonnage, Table of British and Foreign, 453
  • Steamship Service between Hamburg and East Asia, 33
  • Steam Yacht, United States, 489
  • Shipbuilding:
  • Shipbuilding in America, 538
  • Shipbuilding Trade, Barrow, 613
  • Shipbuilding in Belfast, 9
  • Shipbuilding, British Returns of, 596
  • Shipbuilding Activity on the Clyde, 358
  • Shipbuilding, Earliest Iron-built Ships, 50
  • Shipbuilding in 1897, English, 133, 147, 205, 247
  • Shipbuilding, English and Scotch, in February, Shipbuilding in Germany, 120, 233
  • Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering on the Thames in the Victorian Era, 124, 131, 203, 253, 275, 349, 395, 444, 526, 549, 574
  • Shipbuilding in the North of England, 540, 613
  • Shipbuilders, Orders for New Vessels, 119
  • Shipbuilding Output on the Clyde, Five Months, 540
  • Shipbuilding Output of the United Kingdom for 1897, 59
  • Shipbuilding Output of the United Kingdom, Percentage of, to the Order of Foreign and Colonial Owners, 59
  • Shipbuilding, Percentage of Sailing Ships built in the United Kingdom in 1897, 59
  • Shipbuilding in Scotland, April and May, 1898, 427, 577
  • Shipbuilding, Torpedo Boat Destroyers, The Five to be built by Contract, 33
  • Shipbuilding Works, Blohmo and Voss, Large Crane, 437
  • Shipbuilding Yards, Activity in the, 243
  • Shipbuilding Yard at Dankirk, Projected, 505
  • Shipping Returns for May, Bremen, 577
  • Shipping Returns for May, Havre, 577
  • Shipping Trade Returns, Lancashire, 587

Ships:

  • Miscellanea Relating to:
  • American Marine Notes, 489
  • British Ships at Buenos Ayres, 380
  • British Ships in February, Loss Reports of, 209
  • Bulkhead Doors, Hydraulic Gear for Con¬trolling, 461
  • Dashpot on a Battleship, Result of the Breaking of a, 107
  • Dredger for Russia, 538
  • Dutch Mercantile Marine, Ships Comprising the, 453
  • English Shipbuilders, Vessels Launched in February by, 233
  • Hydraulic Gear for Controlling Bulkhead Doors, 461
  • Naval Kriegspiel, 302
  • Nickel Steel Engine Columns for United States Battleships, 185
  • Packet-boats for Mails between Havre and New York, 453
  • Revenue Cutter, American, 562
  • Russian Government’s Decree Respecting Foreign Ships Trading to Russian Ports, 529
  • "Sailing Ship, Future of the, 282
  • Scottish Shipbuilders, Vessels Launched in February by, 233
  • Ships Comprising the Dutch Mercantile Marine, 453
  • Ships of Different Forms, Horse-power Absorbed by Skin Friction and Wave-making in, 321
  • Ship, Future of the Sailing, 282
  • Ship Model Experiment Tank, 380
  • Ships, Morbid Anatomy of Iron and Steel, 142
  • Ships, Points in Favour of Big, 528
  • Ships, Resistance and Speed of, 415
  • Ship-shaped Stream Forms, On, 302
  • Signalling on Ships-of-War, Inadequacy of Sirens and Whistles, 607
  • 10
  • Speed Tests of a Harbour Steamer, “ Boston," 196
  • Steam Pipe of the s.s. “ Prodano,” Analyses of the, 360, 363
  • Travelling Gantry for Shipbuilding, 87
  • Tug-boats, Sea-going, in the United States, 489
  • Short, Prof., his Plan of Electric Towage, 403
  • Siberia, East, Temperature at Werchojansk, 380
  • of Siberian Railway, The Great— see Railways
  • Sickles, Austrian, 390
  • in Signalling in America, On Electric Railway, 159
  • Signalling, Incandescent Lamp, United States 58
  • Warships, 380
  • Signalling Plant at Chicago, Lirge, 274
  • Signalling in Trains between Passengers and Guards, 185
  • Silcock, Mr. E. J., his Resignation, 257
  • Silk Industry of the United States, Rsview of the, 304
  • Silvester Pulling Jacks for Mine’, Mr. Matthews on, 69
  • Simon’s Weighing Machine, 423
  • “Sirius ” Pulsating Pump, the, 438
  • Slag, Extraction of Phosphorus and Calcium Car¬bide from Basic, 553
  • Slate Production in the United States, 209
  • Slide Rules, 461
  • Slide Valves, On the Friction of Locomotive, 193
  • Sliding Scale, The Welsh. 38
  • Sliding Scale Meetings, 120, 198
  • Slough Station, A Second Name for, 233
  • Slow-burning Powder, Curious Troubles with, 236
  • Smart, Mr. R. A., On Compound Locomotives, 314
  • Smelting Works in Russia, 553
  • Smethwick, The New Conveyor Co.’s Works, 167
  • Smith, Mr. E. Shrapnell, 387
  • Smith, Mr. Eugene W., On Changes in Foundry Mixtures, 501
  • Smith, Mr. H. R , On the Portsmouth Water¬works, 524
  • Smoke Consumers, Furnaces not Provided with, Messrs. W. Scott and Co., Summoned for Using, 529
  • Smoke Nuisance in Bombay, The, 285
  • Smoke Nuisance in London, The, 529
  • Smoke Prevention at Electric Light Stations, 555
  • Soaring Birds, 55
  • Society, American Chemical:
  • Aluminium, Mr. W. S. Bates, 419

Society of Arts:

  • Apparatus for Producing Extreme Cold and Liquefying Air, Dr. Linde, 257
  • “ Electric Traction,” Cantor Lectures, Prof. C. A. Carus Wilson on, 298
  • “Gitta-percha," Cantor Lectures, Dr. E F. A. Obach, On, 417
  • Paper, Deterioration of, Report of the Comraittee Appointed to Inquire into, 529, 553

Society, Bath and West and Southern Counties:

  • Annual Exhibition at Cardiff, 165, 453
  • Arrangements for the Holding of the Society's Exhibition at Exeter, 1899, 304

Society, Birmingham Municipal Technical School Engineering:

  • Annual Dinner, 338

Society, British Steel Smelters’ Trade Union:

  • Annual Report, 171

Society of Civil Engineers, American:

  • Cement, Proper Manipulation of Tests of, Committee on, 463

Society Civil and Mechanical Engineers:

  • Pipes and Pipe-laying, Mr. Alfred Hanssen, :
  • Thirty-ninth Anniversary Dinner, 486

Society of Electrical Engineers, The Northern:

  • Electric Cranes, Mr. J. G. Slatter, On, 196 ;
  • Practical Operation of Multiphase Currents,
  • Mr. T. Hawkins, 267

Society of Engineers:

  • President’s Inaugural Address, Mr. W. W. : Beaumont, 139 ‘
  • Gasworks Machinery, Mr. E. A. Harman, 561
  • Reservoir Embankments, Mr. Wm. Fox, 238
  • Wages, Application for an Advances of, for all :
  • Members Employed at Shipbuilding and Engineering Establishments, 491

Society of Engineers, The Amalgamated:

  • Mr. Barnes Elected Secretary, 372
  • Monthly Returns, Decrease in the Unemployed List, 586

Society, Glasgow University Engineering:

  • Damsholm Gasworks of the Glasgow Corpora¬tion, Mr. Alexander Wilson, 177;

Society, King’s College Engineering:

  • Bridges, Famous, Mr. A. J. West’s Presidential Address, Dealing with, 490
  • Coal Gas, its Manufacture and Uses, Mr. F. E. I L. Hurst, 227
  • Cylindrical v. Tubular Boilers for Marine Use, i Mr. F. Hamblin, 217
  • Geld, Mr. C. E. Atkinson, 265
  • Incandscent Lamps, Manufacture of, Mr. J. D. L. Bradwell, 191

Society, Liverpool Engineering:

  • Aerial Rope Railways, with Special Reference to Traffic between Liverpool and Manchester, , Mr. J. Walwyn White, §3
  • Flow of Water, Experiments on the, Dr. H. S. Hele-Shaw, 151

Society, Manchester Geological:

  • Electrical Shot Firing, Mr. H. Bigg-Wither, ; 143
  • “Silvester Pulling Jack,”Mr. D. K. F. Matthews on the Machine known as, 69;
  • Subsidence caused by Colliery Workings, Mr. Joseph Dickinson, 586
  • Tinsley’s Patent for Collieries, brought forward < by Mr. Wm. Saint, 490

Society, Mason University College Engineering:

  • Equipment of Mason College Laboratory, Prof. F. W. Burstall, 112
  • Metor Cars, Mr. F. H. Hummell, 300
  • Torpedoes, Mr. C. Lakin-Smith, 418

Society of Mechanical Engineers, American :

  • Electricity in Cotton Mills, Use o’, Mr. W. B. I Smith Whaley, 89

Society of Mechanical Engineers, The ' Berlin:

  • Prize offered for a Plan for Transferring Trains between the Electric Elevated Railway and the Surface Street Lines, 285

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers:

  • Screw Propellers, Experimental Study of the Influence of Surface on the Performance of, ” Prof. W. F. Darand, 67, 91
  • Torpedo Boat Design, by Assistant Naval Constructor H. G. Gillmor, 88, 312

Society, The Physical:

  • Annual Meeting and Presidential Address, Mr. Shelford Bidwell, 193
  • Electro-Magnetic Induction in Plane, Cylin¬drical, and Spherical Current Sheets and its Representation by Moving Trails of Images, Mr. G. II. Bryan, 193
  • Generator, Three-phas?, Ilelio3 Company’s, 449
  • Measuring the Earth’s Diameter, Professor Porter’s Method of, 209
  • Prismatic Spectra, Simple Method of Reducing, Messrs. E. Edser ana C. P. Butler, 529
  • Thermo-Electric Pyrometers, Mr. A. Stansfield, 316

Society, Steam Engine Makers’:

  • Introductory Address on the Engineering; Dispute, Mr. Jas. Swift, 273

Society, Yorkshire College and Engineering:

  • Annual Meeting and Report, 314
  • Sofia, Electric Light and Tramways for, 107
  • Soudanese Railway, The, 399 ,
  • Soule, Prof. Frank, On the Holding Power of Nails, 614
  • South Africa, Progress of Foreign Trade with, 329
  • Southampton, Meeting of the Waterworks Engineers at, 523
  • South Brooklyn Steam Engine Works, Surface , Condensers, 59
  • South Russian Enterprise, 448 .
  • South Staffordshire Mines Drainage Acts, Draft
  • Awards Made by the Arbitrators, 464
  • Southwark and Vauxhall Water Company's Mains, 41
  • Southwark and Vauxhall Waterworks (Supplement, June Wth, 1898), 378, 379, 400, 401, 548, 569
  • South Yorkshire, After the Bottle in, 111
  • Spain, Bicycle Trade in, 607
  • Spain, Manganese Ore in Asturias, 470
  • Spain, Railway Extension in, 479
  • Spain and the United States, 271
  • Spanish Report on the “ Maine ” Disaster, 378
  • Spanish and United States Squadrons, Analysis , of, 359
  • Spanners and Pliers, 193
  • Specification,” New Quarterly Technical Publication, 205
  • Spectra, On a Simple Method of Reducing Prismatic, 529
  • Spectrum, The Magnet and the, 536
  • Speed of Trains, Apparatus for Recording, 133
  • Speeds, Railway, 7, 32, 55, 90, 132
  • Spring Head for Crane Jibs, 90
  • Squadrons now in Chinese Waters, 98
  • Staffordshire, North, Railway Company, Pro¬posals from the Men and Outlay if Granted, 171
  • Staffordshire, South, Surface Drainage Scheme, 530
  • Standard Lights, Dr. A. Vernon Harcourt on, 570
  • Stansfield, Mr. A., On Thermo-electric Pyro¬meters, 316
  • Slatter, Mr. J. G., On Electric Cranes, 198
  • Stay Bolts, Nickel Steel, 380
  • Stay Bolts, Making Test Holes in, 380
  • Stead, Mr. J. E., On the Crystalline Structure of Iron and Steel, 444
  • Steam Boiler Incrustation, 52
  • Steam Carriage, The Freakley, 383
  • Steam Engines see Engines and Locomotives Steam Engine Economy, 86
  • Steam Excavators, American, 288
  • Steam Navigation Company formed at Cronstadt, A, 577
  • Steam Navigation, Early, 10
  • Steam Pipeof the s.s. " Prodano,” Miorographical Analysis of the, 360, 363
  • Steam Pipes, Failure of Copper, 360, 363
  • Steam Separator, The Stemtriff, 204
  • Steam in Steam Engines and its Measuremeat, Condensation of, 2 Steam Stop Valve, 375
  • Steam Tramcar, United States, 366
  • Steam Turbines, Parson’s Patent, 482
  • Steam Wagon, A Novel, 278
  • Steamers, Ballasting of, 63, 188
  • Steamers and Ballast Tanks, 63
  • Steamers, Insurance Claims on Steel, 162
  • Steamer, Lengthening a River, 21
  • Steamers, Rival Designs for Loch Lomond, 111
  • Steamers—see Ships
  • Steel, Mr. Chas., Appointed Manager of the Great Northern Railway, 112, 143
  • Steel, Mr. T. Dyne, 614
  • Steel for Anaealing, On the Bost Way of Heating, I
  • Steel, On Brittleness in Soft, Mr. C. H. Ridsdale, 444
  • Steel Castings, Electric Welding of, 311
  • Steel, Contraction of Fire-box, 118
  • Steel Industry in the United States, Statistics of the Open-hearth, 607
  • Steel, On the Magnetic Properties of Tempered, by Mme. Curie, 107
  • Steel, Mr. F. Osmond on, 11
  • Steel Permanent Way, On, 444
  • Steel Permanent Way, Australian Market for, 353
  • Steel Pipes for Coolgardie, Tenders Invited from England for, 586
  • Steel Pipes, A Record Order for, 279
  • Steel Production at Kertch, 453
  • Steel Pulleys, America, 142
  • Steel in Shipbuilding, almost Exclusive Employ¬ment of, 257
  • Steels, On Silicon and Chromium in, 479
  • Steel Steamers, Insurance Claims on, 162
  • Steel Testing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 107
  • Steel, Toughening Process for, 340
  • Steel Tower at the Pan - American Exhibition Projected , 285
  • Steel Works in Germany, Projected, 46
  • Steering Gear, Crcom and Arthur s, 403
  • Steering Qualities of the “ Yashima,’’ 365
  • “Stellite” Works, Messrs. R. and F. Hall, Limited, 467
  • Stemtriff Steam Separator, The, 204
  • Stettin Dock. 516
  • Stevenson, Mr. F. W., on High-pressure System of Gas Distribution, 570
  • Stevenson, Mr. G. E., his Inaugural Address at the Meeting of the Institute of Gas Engineers, 570
  • Stoker, Mr. F. W., 172
  • Stoker, Gallant Behaviour of a, 89
  • Stoker Lynch’s Heroism should be Rewarded, 606
  • Stoker, Mechanical, Earliest Form of, 185
  • Stoker, The Proctor, 552
  • Stoneham, Mr. W. G., his C implaints to the Thames Conservancy Board, 614
  • Stoney, Mr. Edw. Duncan, 163
  • Stoney, Dr. Johnstone, his Theory as to the Atmosphere of Planets, 427
  • Stop Valve, Steam, 375
  • Storage Battery at Chicago, Large, 340
  • Storage of Energy, 260
  • Stranding of the “ Victorious ” and its Cause, 366
  • Strange, Mr. W. L, Reservoirs with High Earthen Dams in We3t India, 117
  • Stream Forms, On Ship-shaped, 302
  • Stream-line Motions, Prof. II. S. Hele-Shaw, 302, 305, 432, 458, 462
  • Stream Lines (with reference to Prof. Hele-Shaw’s Paper), 305
  • Streatham Pumping Station, Southwark and Vauxhall Waterworks (Supplement, June lQth, 1898), 378, 379, 400, 401, 548, 569
  • Stress in Bicycle Wheels, 325
  • Strike and Lock-out, The Engineering, 10, 22, 39, 44, 54, 61, 84, 93, 103, 111, 132, 163, 533
  • Strike and Lock-out, The Engineering, Conditions of Settlement Proposed and Accepted at the Final Meeting of the Conference, December, 1897, 39
  • Strike and Lock-out, The Engineering, The End of the War, 61. 84
  • Strike and Lock-out, The Engineering, in South Yorkshire, After the Battle, 111
  • Strike, Stockton Malleable Iron Company’s Works, 465
  • Strike, The Welsh Coal, 325, 331, 384, 402, 405, 426, 449, 478, 481, 507, 553, 601
  • Strikes in Germany, 63
  • Strikes, Japan, 402
  • Strikes of Platers’ Helpers, 119
  • Submarine Cables throughout the World, Number of, 107
  • Subsidence Caused by Colliery Workings, 583
  • Suez to Busrah, Railway from, 89, 3
  • Suez Canal, Returns of the, 133, 453
  • Sugar Cane Disease in Madras, Dr. Bourne on, 403
  • Sugar Eitates, Fuel on, 377
  • Sugar Factory, Paraguay, First, 607
  • Sugar Machinery, America, 142
  • Sugar Manufacture, Improved Methods in, 415
  • Sunk Key r. Key on Flat, 132 1
  • Super-elevation of Rails, Mr. E. H. Morris, 196

Supplements:

  • Battleship “Albion," H.M. First-class, Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, June 17th and June 24th, 1898
  • Battleship “Maine,” U.S. Second-class, March 25th, 1898
  • Battleships, United States, Typesof, April 23rd, 1898
  • Cruiser “ Adamastor,” Portuguese, Messrs. Orlando Brothers, January 7th, 1898
  • Engine, Four-cylinder Compound Passenger, London and North-Western Railway, Mr. F. ' W. Webb, May 6th, 1898
  • Engines, Paddle, Working Portfolio Drawing, No. 13. of the Hungarian Steamer “ Ferencz q Josef,” Messrs. The Danubius, Schoenichen, and Hartmann Ship and Machine Construc¬tion Company, February 4th, 1898
  • Engine, 1600-Horse Triple-expansion Corliss, Messrs. Cole, Marchent, and Morley, January - 14th, 1898
  • Maps showing the Railways of Japan up to ' November, 1897, March 4th, 1898
  • Pumping Machinery, Streatham Station, Southwark and Vauxhall Waterworks, Mr. J. W. Restler, June 10th, 1898
  • Torpedo Boats in the United States Navy, January 28th and April 1st, 1898
  • Surface Condensers, New Method of Constructing,
  • Surface Resistance of Water and Stream Line ' Motion, Nature of, 302, 305, 432, 453, 462
  • Swansea Corporation and the Gray Water Scheme, ' The, 440
  • Swansea Docks, 372 '
  • Swansea Harbour, 58
  • Swansea, Opposition to the Projected Mumbles ' Dock, 248
  • Sweden, British and German Trade in, 431
  • Sweden, British Trade with, Decreases, 552
  • Sweden, Industrial Activity in, 577 '
  • Swedish Iron Ores, Utilisation of, 59
  • Sweden, Iron, Steel, Metal, and Coal Industries in 1896, 320
  • Sweden, Railway Extension in, 304, 453
  • Sweden, Railways, Revenues of, 233
  • Sweden, Tools and Machinery Exports from, 453
  • Sweden, Trade of, Mr. Herbert on, 159
  • Sweden, Utilisation of a Waterfall in, 355 ’
  • Sweitzer, jun., Mr. N. B., On the Gulf Stream, 677
  • Swift, Mr. James, Introductory Address to the Steam Engine Makers’ Society, 273
  • Swinton, Mr. A. A. Campbell, Circulation of Gaseous Matter in a Crookes Tube, 304 Swiss Railways, State Redemption of the, 185
  • Switch for Electric Motors, 289
  • “Sydney Daily Telegraph,” On the Combination by American Shippers to Australian Ports, 438
  • Syphons to be Employed in Bringing Water to Paris, 505

T

  • TAFF Vale Railway Company’s Reports, 107,120
  • Taff Vale Windsor Dock Estimates, 209
  • Taff Vale Windsor Dock Scheme, The, 198, 209
  • Tangier, Drinking Water for, Tenders Requested, 89
  • Tank, Ship Model Experiment, 380
  • Tanks, Steamers and Ballast, 63
  • Tariff of Norway, Amendments in the, 553
  • Tatton, Mr. R. A., Report on the Sewage Treatment in Lancashire, 285
  • Taylor, Mr. D. W., On Ship-shaped Stream Forms, 302
  • Teaching University for London, A, 159
  • Technical Education, French and English, 495
  • Technical Education, Prof. H. Louis, 197
  • Telegrams Handled by Her Majesty’s Post-office in 1897,107
  • Telegraph Cable-laying S learner the “Anglian,” Launch of, 613
  • Telegraph Poles for Victoria, Iron or Steel, 586
  • Telegraphic Apparatus, Dr. A. Muirbead and Prof. 0. Lodge, 452
  • Telegraphs, Semaphore, 535
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, Preece’s System, 500
  • Telephones, Inter-communication, 118
  • Telephone and Microphone,The “ ScientificAmerican” on the Names, 453
  • Telephone and Telegraph Wires, Dangers of Over¬head, 60S
  • Telephone Service, Conference on the Subject of the, 505
  • Telephone Service, Japan, 195, 266
  • Telephone System from California to British Columbia, 427
  • Telephotos Company, Incandescent Lamp Signal¬ling for Warships, 380
  • Telescopes, First Use of Cross Hairs in, 133
  • Tomperatnre of Electric Incandescent Lamp’, M. P. Janet on the, 285
  • Temperatures, Measurement of High, by the Interference Method, 159
  • Temperature on the Tensile and Compressive Properties of Copper, Effect of, 89
  • Temperature on Tnermal Conductivities, Dr. C. H. Lees on the Effect of, 89
  • Temperature at Werchojansk, East Siberia, 380
  • Temperature of the Year, Mean, 653

Tenders:

  • Admiralty, Cruisers for, Messrs. Vickers, Sans, and Maxim, 171
  • Amsterdam, Cast Iron Water Pipes, &}., lor Municipal Waterworks, 427
  • Coolgardie International Mining and Industrial Exhibition Buildings, 209
  • Criccieth, Seawall, 11
  • Java, Metallic Parts of Railway Bridges for, 529
  • Sofia, Electric Light Supply and Tramways for, 107
  • Tangiers, Drinking Water for, 89
  • Warsaw-Vienna Railway Company, Coal Trucks for, 607
  • Tenure of Office, Mr. T. G. Dae, On, 316
  • “ Terrible”—t’t Dockyard Notes
  • Test Holes in Stay Bolts, Drilling and Punching, 380
  • Testing, Boiler, 10
  • Testing Boiler to Destruction by Hydraulics, 11
  • Tests with Roller Beaiiogs, 257
  • Texas, Railways Working in the State of, 355
  • Thames Conservancy, New Bye-laws Relative to House-boats, 577
  • Thames Conservancy and the Navigation of the Upper Thames, 577
  • Thames Ironworks and Shiphuildirg Company, Electric Drilling Machine, 380
  • Thames, Tunnel under the, Eitimated Coat of, 329
  • Thames Valley, Flood Risks in the, Mr. W. G. Stoneham’s Complaints respecting, 614
  • Thames at Vauxhall, New Bridge over the, 209
  • Thames in the Victorian Era, Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering on the, No. xii, 203
  • Thames, Water Supply to London from the, 257
  • Thacet, the Isle of, Sewerage System of, 529
  • Thearle, Mr. S. J. P., Morbid Anatomy of Iron and Steel Ships, 142
  • Thermo-electric Pyrometers, On, 316
  • Third Rail System, Tracks Laid by the Pennsyl¬vania Railway Company to Test the, 107
  • Thompson, Mr. J. C., On the Question of Colour in Electric Lighting, 529
  • Thow, Mr. W., On the Security of some Loco¬motive Fire-boxes, 193
  • Thresh, Mr. J. C., Protection of Underground Water Supplies, 423
  • Thurston and Brinsmade, Messrs., Experiments with Engine Cylinders of Varying Sizes, S9
  • Tides, Scheme for Utilising the Energy of the, 677
  • Timber Freights to Rouen, The Action of the Railway Companies relative to, 257 Time Recorder, The Bundy, 239
  • Tin-plate Manufacture from 1829 to the Present, History of, 70
  • Tin-plate Trade, Depression in the, 311
  • Tin-plate Trade, Engineers and the, 556
  • Tin-plate Trade, Restriction of Output io, 438
  • Tin-plate Trade, Sir John J. Jenkins, On the, 466
  • Tin-plate Trade, Wales, 1891—1897, 91
  • Tin and Terne-plate Production, Unitod States 185, 209
  • Tinsley’s Patent for use in Collieries, 490
  • Tipton Engineering Scheme, The, 539
  • Tire Widths, Effect o', on the Draught of Wagons, 541
  • Tobacco in Victoria, The Bonus on, 577
  • Tokyo, Electric Tramways for, 376, 607
  • Tonnage and its Measurement, 345
  • Tonnage of the Mercantile Marine, Net Regis¬tered, 358
  • Torpedo Discharge Tubes, 496, 497
  • Torpedoes, Mr. C. Lakin-Smitb, 418
  • Torpedoing the “ Albemarle,” 533
  • Toughening Process for Steel, 340
  • Towage, Electric, 403
  • Trade Abroad, Defence of British, 162

Trade and Business Announcements:

  • 41, 56, 90, 118, 141, 167, 181, 220, 232, 261, 276, 316, 325, 351, 385, 402, 440, 457, 488, 514, 540, 576, 610
  • Trade Combinations in Contemplation, 461, 465
  • Trade and Commerce of Havre, .329
  • Trade Disputes, April and March, 403, 479
  • Trade Marks in Bolivia, 5
  • Trade Prospects, 111
  • Trade and Railway Rates, 2-37
  • Trade with South Africa, Foreign, 329
  • Trade in Sweden, English and German, 431
  • Trade Unions, 158
  • Trade Unions in 1896, 54
  • Trade Unions, Amalgamation of, 162
  • Trade Unions, Percentage of Unemployed in April, 479
  • Trade Unionism, American View of English, 5
  • Trading with Hungary Popular with English Firms, 159
  • Trains, Atmospheric Resistance to, 663
  • Train Mileage of the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada, 304
  • Train Resistance, 32, 151,184, 208, 232, 236, 276, 354, 460
  • Train Robberies and Wrecking in the United States, 304
  • Trains in Prussia, Rules concerning, 304
  • Trains, Toy, 577
  • Tramcar at Manchester, Trial of a Serpollet, 196
  • Tramcar, A New Kind of, 185
  • Tramcar, United States, Steam, 366
  • Tramp Steamer for Lake Service, A, 366
  • Tramways in Brittany, St. Malo and others, 380
  • Tramways, Electric, Dublin, 219
  • Tramways, Electric, Great Grimsby, 403
  • Tramways, Electric, Havre, 304
  • Tramway, Electric, Kidderminster and Stourport, 594, 596
  • Tramway, Electric, from Rome to Genzano, 577
  • Tramways, Electric, Tokyo, 376, 607
  • Tramways in Great Britain, Total Capital Expended on, 355
  • Tramways, Hampton Court, 403
  • Tramways in Histings, Construction of, Refused, 577
  • Tramways of Lyons and the Vicinity, Changes in the, 233
  • Tramways of Manchester and other Corporations, 209
  • Tramways, New South Wales, 288
  • Tramways, United States, Block Signalling on Country. 366
  • Tramway, Zurich. Electric, 5, 12
  • Tramway Rope, Record Life for a, 59
  • Transatlantic Company's Works at SL Nazrire,
  • Three Large Steamers for the Postal Service, Havre to New York, 304
  • Transformers v. Dynamos, 455
  • Transportation in Country Districts, Improve¬ment of, 587
  • Transporting Cars Across Lake Michigan, 355
  • Trans-Siberian Railway—ire Railway, Siberian Transvaal, Gold Production in the, 219
  • Transvaal, Railway Extension in the, 453
  • Transvaal Railway Tariffs, Reduction of, 59
  • Tratman, Mr. E. E. Russell, on the Improve¬
  • ment of Transportation in Country Districts, 537
  • Tredegar Dry Dock Company Floated, The, 120
  • Trewent, Mr. F. J., Rolled Weldless Steel Chain Cable, 205
  • Tripoli, Decrease of Shipping at the Port of, 355
  • Trotter and Co., Messrs., Fog Signalling Ap¬paratus, 355
  • Trowbridge and Burbank, Messrs., Novelty in Vacuum Tubes, 209
  • Truck Act, Sir W. T. Lewis’ and Mr. Abraham’s Interview with the Home Secretary, 244
  • Trucks for Coal Transport for the Warsaw- Vienna Railway Company, Tenders invited, 607
  • Trunk-deck Steamer “Oscar II.,” Mr. W. Hök on the, 322, 345
  • Tube Cleaner, The Simplex, 169
  • Tubes, Novelty in Vacuum, 209
  • Tubes in Shear, 132, 158,184
  • Tubing of Nickel Aluminium, 553
  • Tugboats, Sea-going, 366
  • Tullis, Mr. John, on Belt Driving, 159
  • Tunis, Railways in, 329
  • Tunnel Under the Thames, Estimated Cost of, 329
  • Tunnel Ventilation on the Injector Principle, 505
  • Turbine, A New American Steam, 159
  • Turkey, Metals of, 172
  • Turner, Messrs. E. R. and F., Positive Corliss Gear Engine, 600
  • Turner, Messrs. E. R. and F., Wheat Washer, 600
  • Turning in Twin Screws, Effect of Direction of, 321
  • Tuscan Mercury, The, 457
  • Twin Screws, Experiments on the Effect of Direction of Turning in, 321
  • Tyne Cycle Manufacturing Syndicate, Bicycle Frame, 489
  • Tyne Improvement Works, 189

U

  • UGANDA Railway, The, 479
  • " Undertakers,” The Oppressed Employers or, 531
  • Unemployed in the Engineering and Metal Trades, February, Percentage of, 329
  • Unemployed List, Decrease in the, Lancashire, 586
  • Unemployed in the Trade Unions Making Returns, Percentage of, 329
  • Unions, Church, Shop, and Trades, 517
  • United Kingdom in 1897, Fatal Accidents and Deaths in Mines and Quarries of the, 33
  • United States, Aluminium Production, 107
  • United States, Authorities and Krupp Process Armonr, 371
  • United States, Coal Output, 1897, 427
  • United States, Coast Fortifications of the, 106
  • United States, Electrical Experience in the, 86
  • United States, Furnaces in Blast in the, 329
  • United States, Great Northern Railway, Heaviest Locomotive in the World, 104, 105, 106
  • United States, 1897, Locomotive Building in the, 33, 106, 117, 276
  • United States, Naval Appropriations Bill, Pro¬visions of the, 329
  • United States, Naval Dry Docks, Dimensions of the Ten, 59
  • United States, Naval Observatory, The, 304
  • United States Navy, The, 538
  • United States Navy, Emergency Increase in the, 437
  • United States Navy, Fireproof Wood in the, 137
  • United States Navy Department, Report of the Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repairs of the, 233
  • United States Navy, Ship Model Experiment Tank, 380
  • United States Navy, Warships with Incandescent Lamp Signalling, 380
  • United States, Newspapers in the, 380
  • United States Patent Office, The Business of the. 216
  • United States, Petroleum Products and Exports. 273
  • United States, Pig Iron Production in the, 89, 209
  • United States, The Port Perry Bridge, 185
  • United States, Protective Tariffs of the, and their Influence on the Bavarian Exports to, 159
  • United States Railways, 427
  • United States Railway Accidents in January, 1898, 304
  • United States, Railway Mileage in, 285
  • United States Railway Statistics for Three Years, 33
  • United States Safety Appliances on Railways, Law with Regard to, 11
  • United States, Salt Production in the, 185
  • United States, Silk Industry of the, 304
  • United States, Slate Production in the, 209
  • United States, Spain and the, 271
  • United States and Spain, Relative Forces of the, 287
  • United States and Spanish Squadrons, Analysis of, 359, 381
  • United States Subterranean Hot Water Lake, 257
  • United States Tin and Terne Plate Production, 185
  • United States Train Accidents in December, 133
  • United States Train Robberies and Wreckings, 304
  • United States, Watertown Arsenal, Tests of Bolted and Riveted Joints, 133
  • United States Wind Engine and Pump Company, Catalogue, 440
  • University College, London, Dinner of the Past Engineering Students, 133
  • Ural, On the Iron Ores of the, 444
  • Urals, Charcoal Iron from the, 159
  • Utah, Electric Transmission in, 34, 230, 232
  • Utilisation of the Nile, 189

V

  • VACUUM Tubes, Novelty in, 209
  • Valve, Automatic Cylinder Drain, 36
  • Valves, On the Friction of locomotive Slide, 193
  • Valve, Steam Stop, Messrs. Macfarlane and Bryant’s, 375
  • Vans, Electric Motor, for Conveying Mails, 89,133
  • Vans, Self-propelled, 387
  • Vans, Steam Motor, for Conveying Mails, 89
  • Vans, Steam Motor, for Riad Scavenging, 4
  • Vapours of Metals, 430
  • Vaughan, Mr. Henry, 583
  • Vauxhall, Temporary and Permanent Bridges, 329, 448, 451, 452, 454
  • Venezuela, Navigation on the Orinoco Granted to an English Syndicate, 329
  • Ventilation of the Metropolitan Railway, 329, 607
  • Venturi Meter, The, 232
  • Vernon Harcourt, Dr. A., On Standards of Light, 570
  • Vertical Boilers, Evaporative Test of Sandford’ 327
  • Viaduct, Subsidence of Part of Porthkerry, 46
  • Vickers’ Gas Check, 306
  • Vickers’ Quick-fire Field Guns, 206, 207, 552
  • Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, Extension of their Workshops, 367
  • Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, Orders Booked by, 243
  • Victor Shield for Circular Saws, The, 217
  • Victoria Embankment Extension, 92
  • Victoria Embankment Extension Scheme, Oppo¬sition to the, 185
  • Victorian Subscription to the Imperial Institute Ceases, The, 185
  • Vienna, International Congress of Applied Chemistry, 434
  • Vintage in France, 1897, 427
  • Vologda-Archangel Railway, Opening of, 133
  • Valcanising Cylinders, Haskin Wood Vulcanising Works, Millwall, 79, 81

W

  • WAGES Boards in Staffordshire, 22
  • Wages, Claims for Higher, in Consequence of the Activity in Shipbuilding, 516 Wages Disputes and Changes in the Rates of, 380
  • Wage Earners, Pullman, 277
  • Wages, The Engineers’ Society Apply for an Advance, 491
  • Wages, Ironworkers’, 306
  • Wages Question in Lancashire, 587
  • Wages Question, The Lancashire, Cheshire, and Midlands Coalowners and the, 491
  • Wages Question, Scotland, 440
  • Wagon, A Novel Steam, 278
  • Wages Question, The Miners’ Federation through¬out Lancashire and the, 613
  • Wagons, Effect of Tire Widths on the Draught of,
  • Wales and Adjoining Counties, News from—see Letters from our own Correspondent, each issue
  • Wales, Railway Extension in, 23, 59, 144
  • Wales, Record Rainfall of December, taken by the Cardiff Authorities, 107
  • Walker’s Compound Pump (with reference to p. 548), 586
  • Walker and Hall’s Electro-plating Works, Visit to Messrs., 606
  • War, American and Spanish, 406, 532
  • War Balloons for the Cuban Campaign, 606
  • War Expenses in the United States, Preliminary, 457
  • War and the Iron Trade, 329, 341, 439
  • War Material, A Year’s Review, 17
  • War Notes, 457, 471, 605
  • War, Wheat and, 398
  • War, End of the, Engineers’, 84, 132
  • Ward, Mr. Thomas, On the Rock Salt Deposits of Northwich, Cheshire, 389
  • Wardle and Co., Messrs., Tank Locomotives, 547
  • Warner and Co.’s New Foundry, 94
  • Warning to British Capitalists with reference to the Ecuador Railway Scheme, 150
  • Warren and Barraclough, Messrs., on the Effect of Temp9rature on Copper, 89
  • Warsaw-Vienna Railway Company Invite Tenders for Coal Trucks, 607
  • Warsaw, Wagon-building Industry in, 492
  • Washford Mills, Redditch, Messrs. H. Milward and Sons’ Works, 298, 299
  • Waste Heat at Sea, 38, 55, 184, 277
  • Water-ballasting of Steamers, Mr. A. McGlashan, 69
  • Water, Chemical and Bacterial Examination of, by Mr. P. F. Frankland, 524
  • Waterfall in Sweden, Utilisation of a, 355
  • Water Filtration Plant, Albany, 218
  • Water Mains, Flexible Joints for Submerged, 365
  • Water Movement, The Welsh, 528
  • Water Pipes for Fire Protection, United States, 142
  • Water Supply of Gosport, 523
  • Water Supply, London (with Map), 419
  • Water Supplies, On the Sources of Town, and their Bearings upon Public Health, 523
  • Water Supply, A Year's Review, 20
  • Water Supply from the Mississippi, Filtration of, 66
  • Water-tight Doors, Montgomery-Moore System of Controlling, 461
  • Water-tube Boilers, 305
  • Water-tube Boilers, Combustion in, 611
  • Water-tube Boilers, On the Design of, 107
  • Water-tube Boiler, Experiments with a, 322
  • Water-tube Boilers, Mr. Goschen on, 257
  • Water-tube Boiler, Mr. A. F. Yarrow’s Descrip¬tion of some Experiments with a, 309
  • Water-wheel at the Hercules Factory, Queretaro, 407
  • Waterworks, Portsmouth, Mr. H. R. Smith on the, 524
  • Waterworks, Pamping Engines for American, 9
  • Waterworks. South Hants, Map of. 524
  • Waterworks, Southwark and Vauxhall (Supple¬ment, June 10M), 400, 401, 548, 569
  • Watts, Mr. Philip, Steering Qualities of the “ Yashima,” 365
  • Watt Memorial, Lecture at Greenock, 59
  • Wear, The. 372
  • Weardale Iron and Coal Company, Presentations made by the Workmen connected with the, 243
  • Weather Influences on Farm and Garden Crops, Mr. Edw. Mawley, 111
  • Weather of January, 1898, On the Abnormal, 499
  • Weatherill, Mr. H., On the Employment of
  • Rubber, Combined with Metallic Springs, for Motor Car Work, 479
  • Webb, Mr. F. W., Four - cylinder Compound Passenger Locomotive, 420, 421
  • Weighing Machine, Simon’s Automatic, 423
  • Weir, Mr. James, Combustion in Water-tube Boilers, 611
  • Welding, Electric, 311
  • Welding, Electric, of Steel Castings, 311
  • Weldless Steel Chain Cable, Rolled, 205
  • Well and Bore-hole, Corporation Baths, Birming¬ham, 104
  • Welsbach’s Patent Filaments for Electric Limps, 403
  • Welsh Coal Strike, The, 38, 211, 282, 290, 325, 331, 368, 389, 390, 402, 405, 481, 507
  • Welsh Sliding Scale, Fate of the, 38
  • Welsh Steel Works, Effect of the War upon, 390
  • Welsh Coast, Transfer of Business by several Industries to the, 244
  • Welsh Water Movement, The, 528
  • Welsh Water Supply, Birmingham, 482
  • West Hartlepool Electric Lighting Station, The, 465
  • Westinghouse Brakes on South Italian Railways, 304
  • Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company, Grain Elevators, 577
  • Westinghouse Generators at the Niagara Falls Power Company’s Station, 403
  • Westinghouse Rapid-action Brake and a New Friction Apparatus, Experiments with Coke Wagons fitted with, 505
  • Whaley, Mr. W. B. S., On the Use of Electricity in Cotton Mills, 89
  • Wheat and War, 398
  • Wheat-washer, Messrs. E. R. and F. Turner, 600
  • Wheel, The Great, Paris Exhibition of 1900, 326
  • Wheel, Great Over-shot, at the Hercules Factory, Queretaro, 407
  • Wheels, Half Helical, 501
  • Wheels in Pittsburgh, Average Life of, £09
  • Whitcher, Mr., On Balancing Engines, 267, 508
  • White, Mr. J. W., On Aerial Rope Railways, 33
  • Wigan Coal and Iron Company's Report, 171
  • Wilde, Mr. IL, his Appointment, 479
  • Willans and Robinson's Works, Visit to, 490
  • Williams, Col. Jas., 466
  • Williams, Mr. Price, On Steel Permanent Way 444
  • Wilson, Mr. Alex., On the Damsholm Gasworks. 177
  • Wimborne, Lord, and the Dowlais Works, 85
  • Wimborne Steamship Company Floated, The, 144
  • Wind Pressure Gauges, 517
  • Windows in Chicago, Building Ordinance relative to, 607
  • Windows, Fireproof, 110
  • Windsor to Ascot Railway Bil’, 83
  • Windsor Dock, The Fight for the, 588
  • Windsor Dock Bill, Preamble passed, The, 614
  • Windsor Dock Scheme, The, 492
  • Winsford, Sewage Filtration at, 567
  • Winter, Mr. G. K., 133
  • Wire-winding Machine, Elswick Ordnance Works, 417, 436
  • Wire-wound Ordnance, Construction of Modern, 1, 49, 53. 60, 99, 153, 247, 293, 345, 347, 348, 417, 436
  • Wires and Fires, 604, 608
  • Witwatersrand Gold-fields, Output from 1887 to 1897, 59
  • Wolff and Sons, Messrs. E., Pencil Eraser, 209
  • Wolfram Ore in the Oural Region, 510
  • Women as Electric Engineers, &c , in the United States, 427
  • Wood, Fireproof, 63
  • Woods, Heating Capacities of Hard and Soft, 355
  • Woodworth System of Progressive and Automatic Cut-off Gear for Winding Engines, 576
  • Workington Docks, 372
  • Working Men’s College, Great Ormond-street, Next Term, 11
  • Workmen, Houses for, 184
  • Wounds Received in a Land Battle with those of a Sea-fight, Comparison of, 427
  • Wreck Returns, Lloyd’s, 59
  • Wrangham, Mr. B. D. ,243
  • Wright and Co., Messrs. Joseph, Feed-water Heater, 262, 375
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The, 364 , 386, 488, 549, 556
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Mr. Chamberlain on the. 579
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The Coalowners and the, 492
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Collieries and the, 605
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Forthcoming Operation of, 341
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act and Insurance Premiums, 537
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Ironmasters and Coalowners Concerned over the, 612
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The Miners’ Pro¬vident Fund and, 259
  • Workmen's Compensation Act, The People’s Guide to, 533
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Probable Friction in the Coal Trade in Connection with the Working of, 119
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act in Sheffield, Arrangements Connected with, 613
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act and the “Under¬takers,” 531
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The Yorkshire Miners and the, 279
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Effect of the, 603
  • Workmen’s Compensation Scheme, Results of a Private, 591

Y

  • YARROW, Mr. A. F., Experiments with a Water- tube Boiler, 309, 322
  • Yarrow and Co., Messrs., Offer to the London County Council to Supply a Fire-float Ac¬cepted, 285
  • Yarrow and Co., Torpedo Boat for New York, 329
  • Yarrow Boilers for the Russian Admiralty, 33, 329 '
  • Yarrow Boilers for Swedish Cruisers, 403
  • Yoke Riveting Machine, A, 196
  • Yorkshire Coalowners, The, 406
  • Yorkshire Coalowners Mutual Indemnity Com¬pany, Limited, Registration of the, 577
  • Yorkshire Coalowners and the Railway Contracts, 604
  • Yorkshire Coal Trade, The, 581
  • Yorkshire Coal Trade and Engineering Appliances,
  • Yorkshire Miners and the Compensation Act, The, 279
  • Yukon River, Steamers for the, 437

Z

  • ZAMBESI, Coal Deposits on the Upper, 615
  • Zoological Gardens Water Supply, 150
  • Zurich Electric Tramway, The, 5, 12