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A

  • ABERNANT Collieries, The, 255, 234, 360
  • Abt, Herr A., On Steels suitable for Magnets, 39
  • Accident in the Barton Docks of the Manchester Canal, 546
  • Boiler Explosion, Pymc re Wine Factory, 495
  • Boiler Explosion in Sheffield, 460
  • Bridge, Chicago, 243
  • Bridge, Chile, 297
  • Coal and Sewer Gas Explosion at Burton- on-Trent, 656
  • Explosion at the Rochdale Gasworks, 447
  • Explosion at St. Helen’s, 501
  • Fall of Chalk at Dover, 373
  • Fly-wheel at the Stockton Malleable Ironworks, 65, 77
  • Landslip at Darjeeling, 544, 545
  • Manchester Corporation Electricity Works, 329
  • in Mines, 165, 285, 297
  • Motor Car, 297
  • National Harbour Works, Dover, 546
  • Overhead Electric Wires and their Danger, 36
  • Traction Engine, 39, 297
  • Accumulator, A New, 518
  • Acetylene Congress at Nürnberg, 488
  • Deterioration of, when kept in its Holder, 271
  • Exhibition and Congress at Budapest, 141
  • Explosive Properties of, M. Bertbelot, 141
  • Gas, 199
  • Generator, Messrs. W. Bailey and Co., 226
  • for Military Purposes, New use for, 92
  • Purification of, Professor F. Ahrens cn, 141
  • Purification of, Dr. Ullman’s Process, 65
  • Purification of, by Means of Chloride of Lime, 437, 443
  • Works, Hawes, 368, 369
  • for Railway Carriage Lighting, 452, 645
  • Lampblack, Dr. A. Ludwig on, 141
  • Adams, Alton D., On Electric Auxiliary Machinery in the United States Navy, 233
  • Prof. H., Presidential Address at the :
  • City of London College, 354
  • Africa, South, Engineering Notes from, 25, 79,
  • 103, 155, 181, 361, 385, 411, 435, 458, 530
  • Agnew, Mr. George, 150
  • Agricultuial Implements, Abolition of Duty on, by Russia, 546
  • in Angora, Turkey, J Stumbling Block to their introduction, 355
  • in Turkey, Demand for, 5
  • Air Compressor, A Four-stage, 98
  • Portable, 98
  • Plant, G.P.O. Liverpool, 164
  • Air Propellers, Experiments on the Thrust or Lifting Power of, 329
  • Air in Pipes, Friction of Compressed, 429, 472
  • Air, Raising Water by, 594
  • Alabama, New Vein of Coal Discovered, 194
  • Allen, Mr. Grant, 434
  • Mr. John Prosser, 546
  • Alloys and Metals, Tests to Determine Corrosion of Certain, 117
  • Allport, Mr. 8. B., 428
  • Allsopp and Co., Brewing of Lager Beer by, 473
  • Alluvial Deposits in Tasmania, 569
  • Almanacs and Diaries, 618, 657
  • Aluminium Alloyed with Magnesium, 519
  • as a Bearing Metal for Shafting, 569
  • Cables, 613
  • Cables in the United States, Use of, and Saving in Cost, 323
  • Electrical Conductors at Northaller¬ton, 373
  • in Incia, 270
  • in India, Domestic Utensils of, 5C9
  • Romance of, 252
  • Tensile Strength of, 213
  • Alves, Mr. D. E., Smoke-preventing Furnace, 590
  • America, Engineering News from, 50. 76, P8, 152. 202, 226, 251, 331, 357, 132, 158, 530, 606, 651
  • America, Notes from, 24, 53, 78, 102, 154, 181, 205, 229, 256, 285, 311, 361, 384, 411, 431, 460, 485, 506, 533, 556, 608, 637, 657
  • American Agricultural Machinery and Imple¬ments for France, 623
  • Coal Exported to Great Britain, 297
  • Commercial Expansion, 601
  • Competition, 356, 527, 551
  • Competition for a Name for an Elec¬trically-propelled Carriage, 117
  • Engineering Exports, Examples of, 75
  • Enterprise for Brazil, 419
  • Iron Developments, 213
  • Iron Trade Conditions, 649
  • Locomotives—see under Railway Locomotives and Paddle-wheel Steamers, 591
  • Machine Tools—set Machine Tools, American and British ; Machine Tools, British and American
  • Machine Tools for England, 593, 5f 6
  • Machinery Exports, 251
  • Minos, Electricity in, 304
  • Navy, The Marconi System not adopted by, 645
  • Steel Trade, The, 401
  • Trade in South Africa, 627
  • Ammunition at Bisley, 42, 74
  • The Mark IV., 57
  • Anaesthetic Effects of the Electric Current. 417
  • Anchor Bolts, Holding Power of, Mr. M. M. Wilcox’s Tests, 144
  • Anchors and Chains, Testing, 327
  • Anderson, Mr. James, 484
  • Andros, Greece, Company Formed to Work the Iron and Copper Ore Deposits, 144
  • Anglesea, Water Scheme for, 154
  • Anthracite Coal Trade of Philadelphia, 297
  • Anthracite Mines in Ireland, The, 271
  • Antwerp Docks, 615
  • Appointments and Retirements:
  • Allison, Mr. H. T., Retirement and Appoint¬ment, 130
  • Birt, Sir Wm., Retirement, 65, 218, 355
  • Blackler, Mr. F. W., Appointment, 582
  • Brancker, Mr. John, 623
  • Button, Mr. P. M., Appointment, 102
  • Cleveland, Admiral, bis Retirement and Successors, 284
  • Copperthwaite, Mr. H., Retirement, 581
  • Cornish, Mr. H. J., 623
  • Crawford, Mr. Jas., Appointment, 130
  • Cummings, Mr., Appointment, 473
  • Gooday, Mr. J. F. S., Appointment, 355
  • Hadfield, Mr. R. A., Appointment and Installa¬tion, 153, 255
  • Harper, Mr. G. T., Appointment, 546
  • Hobson, Mr. Mcses, Appointment, 410
  • Hood, Mr. Archibald, Appointment, 24
  • Hunter, Mr. Summers, Appointment, 77
  • Jones, Mr. J. Cecil, Appointment, 410
  • Kirkup, Mr. Philip, Appointment, 102
  • Knight, Mr. Robt., Retirement, Candidates for Post, 77
  • Loverick, Mr. J., Appointment, 410
  • Lewis, Sir W. T., Resignation, 14, 24, 52, 78
  • McKechnie, Mr. James, Appointment, 117
  • Massa, Signor, Retirement, 243
  • Morgan, Mr. A. L , Appointment, 595
  • North-Eastern Railway Company’s Appoint¬ments, 284
  • Perrin, Mr. Chas., Appointment, 595
  • Reynolds, Mr. C. H., Appointment, 51
  • Reynolds, Mr., Retirement, Tredegar Collieries, Rontledge, Mr. W. II., Reported Retirement, 102
  • Scott, Mr. E. Kilburn, Appointment, 568
  • Smith, Mr. J. J., Appointment, 581
  • Smith, Mr. J. Law, Appointment, 255
  • Spence, Mr. W. L , Appointment, 432
  • Swan, Mr. J. G., Appointment, 383
  • Turner, Mr. Geo. Hy., Appointment, 473
  • Welsh, Mr. John, Retirement, 546
  • Appreciation, An, 632
  • Arch Principle, Development of the, 341
  • Arch, Three-hinged, 536
  • Archdale and Co., Messrs. Jas., Electrically- driven Lathe, 224
  • Ardsley, Hoyle Mill and Measbrongh Dyke Sewage Disposal, 654
  • Ardwick Engineering Company’s Special Engines for Motor Car, Launch, and Yacht Require¬ments, 635
  • Ardwick Engineering Company, Vertical Oil Engine, 77
  • Area of the Circle, 166, 200, 215
  • Armatures, How best to Test the Balance of, 323
  • Armour for Battleships and Cruisers, Orders
  • Placed by the Government for, 635
  • for Russian Ships, Krupp Process, 468
  • High Explosive Shell against, 220
  • for Japan, 238, 575
  • Krupp and Harvey ised, Relative Merits of, Tested by the United States Navy Department, 473
  • Sheffield, Firms, 645
  • Schneider Hard-faced, 544
  • Test at the Indian Head Proving Grounds, 218
  • Vaults, Steel, 39
  • Armoured Trains, 518
  • Armour-protected Troops, 446
  • Armoured Treasure Vault, 652
  • Army Service Corps, Road Locomotive and Train, 291
  • d’Arsonval, M., on the Action of Gases on Rubber Tires, 92
  • Artificial Flight, Mr. A. A. Merrill’s Experiments on the best Forms of Curves for Use with Soaring Machines, 65
  • Asbestos in Ceylon, 271, 631
  • Asbestos and Lignite in Nishni-Novgorod, 271
  • Ashbury, Mr. Tnos., Presentation to, 650
  • Asphalt Pavements in America, Constituents employed in the Manufacture of, 218
  • Aspinall, Mr. T., Oxidation of Organic Matter by Chlorine, 595
  • Assiout Barrage, The, 441

Association of America, The Road-masters’ :

  • Permanent Way, Long Rails and Mitre-cnt Rail Eads, Committee Re¬port oo, 557
  • Work, Modern Develop¬ment of, E. E. Russell Tratman, 491, 529

Association, American Iron and Steel:

  • Half-yearly Report, 137

Association, American Railway Master Mechanics’:

  • Annual Meeting and Principal Subjects reported on, 65
  • Association of Borough and County Engineers:
  • Presidential Address, Mr. Wm. Harpur’s, 6
  • Borough Sanatorium, Visit to the, 7
  • Cardiff-Dowlais Works, Visit to the, 7
  • Cardiff, Summer Session, Papers read at, 6
  • Electric Tramway Traction, Mr. A. D. Greatorex, 6
  • Roath Dock, Visit to the, 7
  • Taff Valley Viaduct, Mr. Alf. Pearce on the, 7

Association, British—«« British Association:

Association, British Dairy Farmers’:

  • Dairy Show, 1899, 405

Association of Draughtsmen, British:

  • Meeting, November 2nd, 430
  • Newcastle, Proposal to form a Branch in, 108

Association of Engineers, The Leeds:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. Joe A. Tempest, 361
  • Visit to the Cleveland Iron and Steel Works 5 of
  • Messrs. Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co., 163

Association of Engineers, Manchester:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. Hy. Webb, 409
  • Election of President and Officers for 1900, 607
  • Engineers’ Machine Tools, Mr. A. R. Bellamy,
  • Generation and Electrical Distribution of Motive Power, Mr. J. S. ltiwortb, 446, 482
  • Programme of Papers to be Read daring the Session, 335
  • Steel Castings, Mr. J. E. Fletcher on the Manufacture of, 491
  • Wire Ropes and Chains for Lifting and Traction, Relative Merits of, Discussed, 637
  • Association of the Institution of Me¬chanical Engineers, Graduates:
  • Visit to the Westminster Pumping Station of the London Hydraulic Power Company, 554

Association, Liverpool Self-propelled Traffic:

  • Annual Meeting and Dinner and Third Report, 373,393
  • No Report to Appear in November, 144
  • Report on the Trials with Heavy Vehicles, 618,

Association of Mechanical Engineers;

  • Opening Meeting and Financial R9port, 385

Association of Mechanical Engineers Birmingham:

  • Combustion and Forced Draught, Mr. R. B, _ Hodgson, 478
  • Power Distribution in Mills and Factories, Mr, W, H. Thornbery, 622

Association, National Free Labour;

  • Seventh Annual Report, 269

Association, Railway Master Mechanics :

  • IS Flanged Tires for Locomotives, Report respit¬ing, 78
  • Association of Waterworks Engi¬neers, The British:
  • Secretaryship, Mr. P. Griffiths Succeeds Mr. W. H. Brothers, 604
  • Assouan Dam, The (Supplement, August lltlt, 1899), 1 10, 440, 444
  • Assouan Dam, Hospital at the, 266
  • Atbara Bridge, The, 140, 143, 194, 218
  • Atlas Engineering Company, Double-geared Ver¬tical Miller, 329
  • Atlas, New Physical, 318
  • Austin, Mr. H., Vertical CrossTarret Lathe, 348, 319, 350
  • Australia, West, Coal Prospects, 202
  • Gold Export from, 447 Revenue Roturns for, 197
  • Australian Copper, 472
  • Notes, 22, 76, 308, 358, 431, 530, 606, 654
  • Quicksilver, 461
  • Austrian Export in Scythes and Sickles, 102
  • Automatic Couplers on American Freight Cars,
  • 1, 27, 55, 105, 133, 185, 207, 203, 209
  • Coup’ings, Royal Commission on, 9, 34,61, 90, 124, 129, 148, 167
  • Lock for Luggage Trolleys, 5
  • Machine Tools (Supplement, November 17M, 1899, i. xvi.), 516
  • Automobile Club, Branch at Manchester, 546
  • Competitions. 47
  • Meeting at, 95
  • Auxiliary Machinery in Snips of War, 522
  • Avery, Messrs. W. and T., Fire at their Works, 397
  • Avon, Dockisation of the, 85

B

  • BACTERIOLOGICAL Sewage Works at Hampton-on-Tbames, 404
  • Bacteriological Treatment of Sewage at Birming¬ham, 297
  • Bacterial Treatment of Sewage at Crossness, 389
  • Bahamas, New Providence, Premiums offered for Designs for Public Market, 297
  • Baku Naphtha Company, Central Electric Station for, 144
  • Baldwin Locomotives on the Midland—see Rail¬way
  • Ball Mill, 281
  • Balloons in South Africa, 549
  • Baltic and Finnish Ports, The Siberian Railway and the, 268
  • Barometer in the British Isles, Diurnal Variations of the, Mr. R. II. Cur . s, 491
  • Barr, Professor Archibald, Presidential Address, 580
  • Barrhead, Septic Sewage Pari&cation Works at, 30
  • Barrow Docks, 404
  • Griffin and Iron and Steel Company, Formation of, 655
  • Steel Casting Company’s Works, Pur¬chase and Re-opening of, 227
  • Water Consumption at, and further Schemes, 373
  • B irry to Ilfracombe, Steam Service from, 92
  • Barry, Sir J. Wolfe, On the Overcrowding of London Streets, 529
  • Bascule Drawbridges, 312
  • Basic Slag, Use and Market Price of, 495
  • Basset High-pressure Cornish Engine, 18, 47, 74, 93, 201
  • Bauxite Ores in New South Wales, Discovery of, 92
  • Beams, Problem in the Theory of, 18
  • Bedstead Trade and the War, 519
  • Beech or “ Myrtle,” Tasmanian, 297
  • Belgian Miners' Strike and Foreign Competition resulting from it, 424
  • Belgian Tax on Automobiles, 473
  • Belgium, Blast Furnaces in Operation, 595
  • Belleville Boilers—see Boilers, Water-tube Bells, Mechanism for Ringing the Chime of, 243
  • Bell Telephone Company, Now Plant in Ottawa, 92
  • Bellamy, Mr. A. R., On Engineers Machine Tools, 577
  • Belmont Iron Mines, 271
  • Belmont Iron Mines, Ore shipped to Glasgow from, 323
  • Bells, Metal Used in Casting of, 546
  • Belts, Construction of Woven Leather, 122
  • Belt Conveyors, American, 654
  • Belt Shifter, Lightning, Burton, Griffiths, and Co. (Supplement, November 17th, 1899, x.)
  • Bennio and Sons, Messrs. Jas., New Works, 161
  • Beresford, Lord Charles, On the Opening for Mechanical Engineers in China, 542, 547, 553
  • Berlin Academy of Sciences, Second Centenary, 645
  • Bessemer Converter, Treatment of Copper Mattes in the, 467
  • Bessemer Rails, The First Rolled, 424
  • Beyer, Peacock, and Co., A Big Shaft Lathe, 303
  • Bicycles for Bombay, German, British, and Ameri¬can, 271
  • Eight-guinea, 377
  • German, Import Duty on, Increased, 243
  • Highest-geared, ever constructed, 271
  • Postal Service round Grantham, 323

Bills:

  • Crystal Palace, 656
  • East London Waterworks Company’s Bill Re¬jected, and their Consequent Statement, 65
  • Harbour and Dock, 615
  • Harrow and Uxbridge Railway, 92
  • Irish Railways, Bill thrown out for Amalgama¬tion of Two, 92
  • Rating of Machinery, 62
  • Birmingham, Scarcity of Water and Restrictions, 65
  • Sewage of, Bacteriological Treat¬ment to be tried, 297
  • University Scheme, The, 424
  • Births and Deaths Registered in England and Wales for the Third Quarter of the Year ending September 30ib, 1899, 473
  • Bisley, Ammunition at, 42, 74
  • Bituminous Coal and Anthracite Mined in the United States, 271
  • Blackpool Gasworks, The, 233
  • Promenade, Extension of the, 417
  • Black Sea Ports, A Dry Dock to be Constructed in one of the, 595
  • Blake, Mr. Henry Wollaston, 5
  • Blakeslcy, Mr. J. H., Fireproofing of Floors, 583
  • Blast Furnace Gas, Calorific Value of, 323
  • Blasting Gelatine in Burma, Regulations Regard¬ing, 473
  • Blast Furnaces, Largest Single Owner in the World of, 218
  • Monster in Argyllshire Quarries, 144, 519
  • Blomfield, Sir Arthur, 447
  • Blondlot, M. R., On the Electromotive Force Produced in a Flame by Magnetic Action, 11
  • Blue “ Ironware” Pipes, 267
  • Board of Conciliation and Arbitraticn for the Manufactured Trade of the North of England, New Works admitted into Membership; Election of Officers, 130
  • Brer Warfare, Elements of, 375
  • Bolder, Mr. Alfred, 433
  • Brilersof the Austro-Hnngarian Cruiser Zenta, 225
  • Belleville, for the New Royal Yacht, Messrs. Humphrys, Tennant, and Co.’s Action in Connection with, 297
  • Belleville—see Boilers, Water-tube in Calcutta at the Close of 1898, 473 of Certain Recent Cruisers, 71, 73, 83, 99
  • Covering, Lawson's Patent, 382
  • for the Dowlais Furnace, American, 256
  • and Engines in the Transvaal, Increasing Use of, 323
  • Explosions, 11, 460, 495, 568, 572, 600
  • Explosions, Mr. Henning on, 11
  • Explosions and Inspection, 572
  • feeding Purposes, Water for, Procured from the Chalk, 11
  • Fire-box, Marine, 254
  • Flue-turning and Drilling Machine, 91
  • Galloway, 555
  • Marine, of the Haystack Type, 582
  • Morrin, 332
  • Niclausse, 292, 307, 357, 546
  • Mr. Mark Robinson on, 292, 307
  • for U.S. Warships, 546
  • Shell Drilling Machine, 137 Testing. The American Code Revised, 11 Tubes, Electro-galvanising, 379 Tube, New, 253
  • in Use in Electric Supply Stations of the County of London, 473
  • A Warning, 472
  • Water-tube, 11, 70, 72, 73, 83, 92, 93, 175, 625
  • Mr. W. Allan on the Failure of, 92
  • Commodore Melville on, 625 Mr. Goschen on, 92
  • in the Navy, 93 J. K. Robinson on, 11
  • Mr. A. F. Yarrow on their
  • Durability, 70, 72, 73, 83
  • Boilermakers’ Union, 472
  • Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co.’s Works at Middles¬brough, Chinese Ambassador’s Visit to, 555
  • Bombay, Electric Lighting, 373, 623
  • Renovation of, 183, 368

Books Received :

  • American Institute of Electrical Engineers, “Transactions” cf, Vol. xv., 136
  • American Shipping, Blue-book of, Established 1S96, 121
  • Arithmetic, Theoretical and Practical, by J. S. Mackay, 377
  • Advance of Knowledge, by W. Sedgwick, 613
  • Ajax Loquitur, or the Biography of an Old Locomotive Engine, by R. Weatherburn, 121
  • Automobile Club Show, Richmond, Judges
  • Reports, Awards, and Results of Official Trials, 523
  • Bandages Pneumatiques et la Resistance au Roulement, par Bon do Maurri, 121
  • Bicycle, Modern Safety, H. A. Garratt, 613
  • Board of Trade Labour Department, Report on Changes in Rates of Wages and Hours of Labour in the United Kingdom in 1898, with Statistical Tables, 301
  • Brunnen-Ergiebigkeit, Ac., Anleitung zurBeur- theilung und Bestimmung der, von A. Perenyi, 377
  • Canada, Statistical Year-book of, for 1898, 538
  • Chamonix and the Range of Mont Blanc, Guide by E. Whymper, 171
  • Chemical Trade Journal of Chemical Manufacturers, Merchants, Agents, Ac., in Great Britain and Ireland, 418
  • Chimique Qualitative, Analyse, par M. E Pozzi-Escot, 418
  • Chimney Design and Theory: Book for Engi¬neers and Architects, by William Wallace Christie, 523
  • Civil and Mechanical Engineers, Pocket-book of Useful Formula) and Memoranda for, by Sir G. L. Molesworth and H. B. Molesworth, 171
  • Contents, Subject Index in General and Periodi¬cal Literature, Compiled by A. Colgroave,
  • Dams, Design and Construction of, by Edward Wegmann, 347
  • Doutscher Ingénieurs in Nürnberg, Festschrift zur Hauptversammlung des Vereines, 40, 187
  • Directory (Revised in July, 1899), with Regu¬lations for Establishing and Conducting Science and Art Schools and Classes, 247
  • Distances from Port to Port, Tables of, C. H. Bailey’s, 587
  • Dyes, Stains, Inks, Varnishes, Polishes, Ac., How to Make and Use them, by T. Bolas, 613
  • Durham College of Science, Newcastle-upon- Tyne, Calendar, 301
  • Egyptian Irrigation, by W. Willcocks, 136
  • Electric Lamps and Electric Lighting, Four Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institute, by J. A. Fleming, 613
  • Electric Motive Power, Transmission and Dis¬tribution of, by Continuous and Alternate Currents, with a Section on the Applications of Electricity to Mining Work, by A. T. Snell, 171
  • Electric Wiring, Fittings, Switches, and Lamps, by W. Perren-Maycock, 377
  • Electricitüts, Werk der Stadt Warschau, Pro¬ject für das, von W. II. Lindley, 247
  • l’Electricité Levins sur, Professtbi h l'Université de Lifcge, par Eric Gérard, 538
  • Electricity Supply, Introduction to the Study of Central Stations, by Albert Gay and C. H. Yeaman, 587
  • EicyclopéJie dos Aides-Mémoires: Analyse Microchimique et Spectroscopiqne, par M. E. Pozzi-Escot, 587
  • Eacyclopédie Scientifiquo des Aides Mi-moire : Analyses Electroliques, Par Ad. Minet, 171
  • Engineering and Electric Traction Pocket-book, by Philip Dawson, 247
  • “ Express ” Hundredweights and Pounds Rec¬koner, by J. G. Inglis, 136
  • Eye Accidents occurring in Trades, On the Pre¬vention of, Dr. Simeon Snell, 613
  • Fireproofing of Steel Buildings, by J, K. Freitog, 523
  • Flussbefestigungon, Projeotirung nnd Veraus-sehlagnng von, von R. Williams, 187
  • Geometry, Practical Plane and Solid, for Ad¬vanced Students, by J. Garrison and G. A. Baxendall, 418
  • Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical Calen¬dar for 1899-90, 171
  • Gold-milling, Hand-book of, Hy. Louis, 121 ,
  • Graphic Statics, Exercises in, with Examples of its Application to Practical Designing of Constructional Ironwork, by G. F. Charnock, 523
  • Great Eastern Railway Company’s Tourist Guide to the Continent, Ed. Percy Lindley, 121
  • Heat for Advanced Students, by Edwin Edser, 418
  • Heat and Heat Engines : Study of the Princi¬ples underlying the Mechanical Engineering of a Power Plant, by F. R. Hutton, 347
  • Highway Cases, Handbook of, Noted in the “ Surveyor and Municipal and County Engi¬neer,” by J. B. Reignier Condor, 613
  • Huiles Essentielles, Essais des, par H. Labbé, 347
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, Excerpt Minutes of Proceedings of the, Vol. cxxxvii., Session 1898-99, Part III., 301
  • Institution of Naval Architects, "Transactions” of the, Vol. xlL, Edited by G. Holmes, 418
  • Kelvin, Lord, Professor of Natural Philosophy 1 in the University of Glasgow, 1846—1899, by Geo. F. Fitzgerald, 613
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases, Elementary Treatise with Mathematical Appendices, by Dr. O. M. Meye-, 538
  • Latimer Collection of Antiquities from Porto , Rico in the National Museum and the Guesde Collection of Antiquities in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, West Indies, by Otis T. Mason, 377
  • Lawyer, Every Man's Own, Handy Book of the Principles of Law and E juity, by A Barrister, 613
  • Lean’s Royal Navy List, No. 87, July, 1899, 32
  • Liqueurs, Traité de la Fabrication des, par P. Duplais ainé, 538
  • Literature, Contents, Subject Index to General and Periodical, A. Cotgreave, 121, 347
  • L'verpool Engineering Society, "Transactions” cf the, Vol. xx., 347
  • Locomotive, La Machine, par Edouard Sauvage, 32
  • " London Letter ” War Directory, The, 538
  • London University, Guide for the Year 1899-1900, 377
  • Maas Systems, Die Unitat des Absoluten, in Bezug auf Magnetische und Elektrische Grossen, von Franz Kerntler, 301
  • Machine Design, Problems in, by Chas. H. Innes, 377
  • Magnetism and Electricity for Beginners, by H. E. Hadley, 347
  • Manchester, City of, Rivers’Dopertment Experts Report on Treatment of Manchester Sewage, 538
  • Masonry Construction, Treatise on, by Ira O. Baker, 523
  • Mathematics, Elementary Practical, by Frank Castle, 817
  • Mathematics, Elementary Treatise on Practical, by J. Graham, 187
  • Mechanical Movements, Powers, Devices, &c., Used in Constructive and Operative Machinery, and the Mechanical Arts, by G. D. Hiscox, 136
  • "Mechanical World,” Pocket Diary and Year¬book for 1900, 538
  • Metallurgy of Lead and Silver, by H. F. Collins, Part I., Lead, 538
  • Mine Drainage, by Stephen Michell, 247
  • Motenrs A Explosion, Etude h l’Usage des Constructeurs et Conducteurs d’Automobiles, George Moreau, 613
  • Northampton Institute, City Polytechnic, Announcements for the Sossion 1899-1900, 347
  • Optics, Hand-book of, for Students of Ophthal¬mology, by Wm. Norwood Suter, 418
  • Over Pressure, by S. de Brath and F. Beatty, 347
  • Patent Acts, Compulsory Licences under the, J. W. Gordon, 121
  • Physics, Elements of, for Use in High Schools. Hy. Crew, 418
  • Physics, Text-book of, by W. Watson, 418
  • Picture Frames by Novel Methods, by C. G. Leland and T. Bolas, 613
  • Portuguese Nyansaland: Account of the Discovery of Native Population, Agricultural and Mineral Resources, &c., W. Basil Wors¬fold, 523
  • Professions for Boys, and How to Enter Them, by M. L. Perchell and J. J. Nolan, 171
  • Railway Almanac, 1900, 613
  • Railway Diary and Officials’ Directory, 1900, 613
  • Railway Officials, Universal Directory of, S. Richardson Blundstone, 121
  • Roads and Streets, Construction of, with Historical Sketch of the Development of the Art of Road-making, by W. H. Maxwell, 418
  • Royal Agricultural Society of England, “ Journal ” of the, Vol, x., Part II., 32
  • Royal Agricultural Society of England, “Journal ” of the, Vol. x., Part III , No. 39, 347
  • Royal Navy List Diary and Naval Hand-book for 1900, 633
  • Royal Navy List, Lein’s, No. 83, 377
  • Royal United Service Institution, “Journal ” of the, Vol. xliii., No. 261, 687
  • Surveying and Geodesy, Elements of Precise, by Mansfield Merriman, 347
  • Surveying, Treatise on, Compiled by R. E. Middleton and Ombert Chadwick, 623
  • Technological Examinations, Programme of, Examinations Department, Exhibition-read, London, 247
  • Telegraphie sans Fils, par André Broca, 418
  • Thallium, Index to the Literatare of, 1861-1826, by Martha Doan, 377
  • Timber Measuring and Valuing, Principles and Practice of, by Tom Bright, 301
  • “Timber Trades Journal,” List of Shipping Markson Deals, Battens, Boards, Timbers, &c., Exported from Sweden, Norway, Finland, Russia, Germany, Canada, United States, with English and French Classifications, 347
  • Valley of Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Guide by Edward Whymper, 136
  • Water Supply of the City of Philadelphia, Report to the Hon. S. H. Ashridge, Mayor of Philadelphia, on the Extension and Im¬provement of the, by R. Hering, 418
  • Wolverhampton Sewage Works, by E. Barring¬ton, 171
  • Wood Carving for Beginners, the Useful Arts and Handcrafts Series, No. 2, 638
  • Woodwork Decorated, by Carving, Colouring, and Wire Inlaying, Chas. G. Leland, 613
  • Workmen's Compensation Act, 1897, Case Law ef the, to Supplement Part III. of Accidents to Workmen, R. M. Minton-Denhouse, 623
  • Boring Machine, American Vertical Turret, 593
  • Boring Machine, Craven Bros., Limited, 651
  • Boring Machine, Horizontal, American, 593. 596
  • Boring and Milling Machine, Niles Tool Works November 17th, 1899, viii.
  • Boring and Turning Mill, American, 593, 596
  • Borough and County Engineers at Cardiff, 6
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mineral Statistics of 355
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina, Trade of, 373
  • Boston Harbour, 372
  • Bonld, Mr. W. S., Railway Signalling System Specially Suitable for Fog Signalling, 319
  • Bowser, Mr. Howard, 275
  • Boys, Mr. Chas. V., On Fluids in Motion and at Rest, 492
  • Bradford Water Supply and the Drought, 167, 194, 218
  • Bradley Hammer, Improved, 629
  • Bradley Iron, Steel, and Tin-plate Works, Sale of the, 23
  • Brakes, Air, for Tramcars, 305
  • Brake Horse-power of Motor Cars, 357
  • Brake for Luggage Trolleys, Automatic, 5
  • Brakes, Railway—see Railway
  • Bramwell, Sir F., On the Pneumatic Transmission of Energy, 176, 177
  • Brand, M., 546
  • Brass Trades of Birmingham, Demands of Opera¬tives in the, 569
  • Brazil, Proposed Water-driven Electric Plant, 355
  • Brewing of Lager Beer by Allsopp and Co., 473
  • Breezs, Utilisation of, in the Cologne Gas¬works, 65
  • Briansk Company, The Thomas-Gilchrist Basic Process adopted by, 194

Bridges:

  • Atbara, 140, 143, 194, 218
  • Braunstone Gate, Great Central Railway, 211
  • Burma, Gokteik Gorge, 495
  • Ceylon, Mahaveill River, Renewal of (Supple¬ment September lsf, 1899), 220
  • Chicago River, Shifting of, 447
  • Chicago, Scherzer Bascule, 519
  • Chinese Railway, Eighteen Steel, Pctenixville Works, 144
  • Connecticut, Cantilever, 357
  • Diina, Pontoon carried away by Ice, 243
  • Diina, Projected, a Permanent, 243
  • Grenier, Dimensions of, 424
  • Indian Foot, 578
  • New Brunswick, St. John River, 276, 277
  • New York Suspension, Wire and Cables for 627
  • Niagara Suspension, 144
  • Northwich, Operated Electrically, 519
  • Pennsylvanian Railway, Renewal, 167
  • South Indian Railway Extension, 167
  • South Wales Saspension Foot, 546
  • Sunderland, 495
  • Thames, the New, 221
  • Transvaal, Prompt Despatch of, by John Lysaght and Co., 473
  • Tyne, Proposed, 280
  • Walney Railway, 355
  • Wear, Proposed, 243
  • Zambesi, Proposed, 355
  • Accident at Chicago, 243
  • Bascule Draw, 342
  • Building Interests in America, Consolidation of, 432
  • Erection, American, 276, 277
  • Iron Railway, Protection of, in France and Austria, from Fames of Locomotives, 323
  • for Light Railways, Mr. L. H. Rugg on, 568
  • Long Plate Girder, 494
  • Removals, American, 334
  • Testing Iron and Steel, 67
  • Bright’s Quicksilver Fountain, 79
  • Brighton, Sea Defence Works, 297
  • Brightside Foundry and Engineering Company, Limited, Formation of the, 283
  • Brindley’s Hydraulic Working Valve, 281
  • Bristol Doeks Development, 360, 379, 400
  • British and American Machine Tools. 414. 438 537, 559, 639

British Association:

  • Presidential Address, Sir Michael Foster, £66
  • Programme of Papers to be Read at Dover, 242
  • Air Propellers, Experiments on the Thrust or Lifting Power of, Mr. W. G. Walker, 329
  • Alloys of Iron, Electric Conductivity and Magnetic Properties of Various, Prof. W. F. Barrett and Mr. W. Brown, 319
  • Alloys, Thermo-electric Properties of Some Iron, Prof. W. F. Barrett, 316
  • Atomic Weights, Proposed International Com¬mittee on, 346
  • Atoms, Existence of Masses Smaller than, Prof. J. J. Thomson's Research on, 346
  • Chemistry, Section B, Communications in, Pre¬dent, Dr. H. T. Brown, 346
  • Coast Erosion, Mr. G. Dowker and Mr. W. Whitaker on, 346
  • Coal in Kent, Mr. R. Etheridge and Prof. B. Dawkins on, 346
  • Coal in the Midland Counties under the Red Rocks. Mr. W. Gibson, 346
  • Dover Harbour Works, Messrs. Matthews and Coode, 292
  • Dymchurch Wall and Reclamation of Romney Marsh, Mr. Edw. Caso (Referred to p. 594), 407 ,
  • Electric Current, Centenary of the, Prof. Fleming, 299
  • Electrical Machinery on Board Ship, Mr. A. Siemens, 299, 305, 319
  • Electro-Metallurgy to Mechanical Engineering, Applications of, Mr. S. Cowper-Coles, 319
  • Geology, Section C, Communications in, Presi¬dent, Sir A. Geikie, 346
  • Gravity Balance, Prof. Threlfall describes a, 346
  • Lighthouses of the English Channel, Our, Mr. Jas. Kenwards, 319
  • Mathematical and Physical Science, Section A, Communications io, President, Prof. J. H. Poynton, 346
  • Mechanical Section, Address by Sir Wm. White, President of the, 277, 301
  • Meteorites, Chondritic, Prof. A. Renard on the Origin of, 346
  • Niclausse Steam Boiler, Mr. Mark Robinson, 292, 307
  • Non-intlammable Wood and its Use in War¬ships, Mr. E. Marshall, 292
  • Pliocene Deposits of the East of England, Mr. F. W. Harmer on, 347
  • Power Generation, Comparative Cost by Steam Engine, Water Turbine, and Gas Engine, Mr. J. B. C. Kearshaw, 322
  • Poynting, Prof. J. H., Address by, 325, 332
  • Railway Signalling System specially suitable for Fog Signalling, Mr. W. S. Bould, 319
  • Screw Gauges, The Association’s, 300, 305, 357, 372, 429
  • Sigmoidal Curves, Mrs. Gordon on, 347
  • Steam Navigation, Sir Wm. White on the Pro¬gress of, 277, 301
  • Steamers, Fast Cross-Channel, The Hon. C. A. Parsons, 292
  • Suez Canal to the Present Time, Engineering Works of the, Sir Chas. Hartley, 292
  • Thermometers, Discussion, 346
  • Torpedoes below Water, Discharge of, Captain Lloyd, 292
  • Tunnel under tbo Straits of Dover, Prof. B. Dawkins on the Geological Conditions of a, 346
  • Water and Sewage Examination Results, Re¬port by Committee of Section B, 319
  • Water, Specific Heat of, Prof. II. F. Callender Mr. H. T. Barnes, 346
  • Yermak, Trial Trip of the Ice-breaker, Admiral Makarolf on, 347
  • British Association of Draughtsmen:
  • Rapid Progress made by, 355
  • British Fire Prevention Committee withdraw from participation in the Paris Exhibition, 569
  • Guns for Turkey, 47
  • Patents, 449
  • Workmen and the Paris Exhibition, 424
  • Bromilow, Mr. John, Electro-magnetic Separator, 550
  • Brush, Deacon’s Pipe, 551
  • Buckton and Co , Limited, Joshna, Electrically- driven Planing Machine, 391, 392
  • Building Materials, Testing, International Con¬gress, 569, 623
  • Bunsen Flame, Temperature of the, 144
  • Bunsen, Professor, 165
  • Buoys, Illuminated, Mr. J. R Wigham on, 38
  • Buoy, The Wigham’s, in Portsmouth Harbour, 355
  • Burges-Short, Major Geo., 447
  • Burrator Reservoir, Outlet Valves at, 112
  • Burton, Mr. Wm. Kinninmond, 634
  • Buttons from Milk, Manufacture of, 546

C

  • CABLES, Aluminium, 613
  • French, Projected, 627
  • Rope, D. H. and G. Haggie, 424
  • St. Helena and Cape Town, 569
  • Survey, Trans-Pacific, 546
  • Testing, 538
  • Wire and, for New York Suspension Bridge, 627
  • Caird, Mr. John, on the Educational Needs of Engineering, 457
  • Caisson, Launch of a, 223
  • Caisson, New Form of, L. Astarchoff’s, 144
  • Calcium Carbide, Cost of, 611
  • Carbide, Electrical Energy Required to Produce a Ton of, 243
  • Carbide Factory, Norway, 63
  • Calcutta Filtered Water Supply, 645
  • Calcutta, New Streets to be Constructed, 271
  • Caledonian and Crinan Canals, 235
  • Calendar, A Perpetual, 495
  • California, Coke Imported into, 271
  • California, Water-power and Electric Trans¬mission Plants in, 290
  • Camborne Mining School, Cornwall, 114
  • Canada, Canal System of, 437
  • Coal Areas of, 569
  • 1898, Coal Produced in, 218
  • Engineers and, 550
  • Hardware Trade in, 595
  • Canadian Government, Telegraph Lino to tLe Yukon Goldfields, 167
  • Canadian Iron and Steel Developments, 375

Canals:

  • Canals, American, 254
  • Automatic Guard Gate for, 39
  • Bank, Fai'ure of, 294, 295
  • Caledonian and Crinan, 235
  • Canada, 437
  • The Dortmund-Ems, 342, 343, 492
  • Florida, Scheme for, 447
  • Footbridge, 578
  • German, 235
  • Haulage, The Thwaite-Cawley System of Electric, 243
  • Manchester Ship, 51,144, 235, 559
  • Market Weighton, 235
  • Marssilles to the Rhone, 232
  • Mechanical Traction on, 316
  • North Sea and Baltic, Vessels that Used it in One Month, and Dues Collected, 595
  • Panama, Suggested Tidal, 495, 576
  • Soulanges, 473
  • of the Two Seas Scheme, 623
  • Yorkshire J auction, 404
  • Cane Sugar Industry, New Plant for tho, 620
  • Cape Colony, Employment in, 11
  • Cape Colony, Railway Extension Schemes, 361
  • Capa of Good Hope, Penny Postage for the. 218
  • Carbide, Cost of Production by Steam and Water Power Compared, 373
  • Carbide Manufactories in France, 421
  • Cardiff Docks, 404
  • Cardiff, Municipalisation of the Gasworks, 421
  • Cardiff Water Supply, Mr. Priestley on the, 6
  • Carlsborg Viaduct, Denmark, 31, 44
  • Carnegie, Mr. A., Christmas Gift to Dunfermline, 645
  • Carnegie, Mr., Presentsd with the Freedom of Dumfries, 397
  • Carnegie Company, Mr. Frick Resigns Official Connection with, 595
  • Carnegie Steel Works, 226
  • Carnegie Thin Krupp Armour for Russia, 395, 396
  • Carpenter, Prof. R. C., On Fuel Economy of Engines in Electric Power Stations, 435 Carrier Pigeons Employed by the Hamburg-American Line, 144
  • Carthagena, Iron Export from, 11
  • Case, Mr. Edward, 319
  • Case, Mr. E., Dymchurch Wall and Reclamation of Romney Marsh, 407, 594
  • Caspian Sea, Taking Steamers by Inland Route to the, 302
  • Cast Iron, Standard Tests of, 202
  • Casting of Iron Pipes and Columns, Vertical,
  • Direktor Pusch on, 397 Castings, Large and Difficult, 57
  • Casting, A Record, Mort's Dock and Engineering Company, Sydney, 308
  • Castner, Mr. H. Y., 407

Catalogues:

  • Alldays and Onions, Improved Fans, 380
  • Alley and McLellan, Description of their Esta¬blishment on the Clyde, 396
  • American Pipe and Foundry Company, Cast Iron Plates, 100
  • Andrews and Co., Limited, J. D. F., Concen- I trie Wiring, 257
  • Atkinson, LI. B. and C. W., Commercial Laboratories, 25
  • Baldwin Locomotive Works, Record of Recent Construction, No. 15, The Wootten Boiler, and Mr. S. M. Vauclain’s Paper, 396
  • Bayley’s Limited, Steam Motor Vans, 613
  • Beardshaw and Son, Limited, Steel Tools, 257
  • Belfast Ropework Company, Limited, their Works, 257
  • Belcher Smoke Preventer Company, 257
  • Blackstone and Co., Oil and Gas Engines, 100
  • Boby, Robert, Limited, Grain, Malt, and Seed¬ cleaning Machinery, 25, 532
  • British Electric Transformer Manufacturing Company, Limited, Electric Transformers, 532
  • British Thomson-Houston Company, The O. K. Ampère Hour Meter, 613
  • British Thomson-Houston Company, Limited, Enclosed Arc Lamp, 380
  • British Th-.mson-Houston Company, Generators, 311
  • British Thamson-Houston Company, Limited, Motors, Type M.P., 428
  • British Westinghouse Electric and Manufactur¬ing Company, Limited, Circular Motors, Generators, &c. &o., 613
  • Buck and Hickman, The, 1900 Tools and Machinery Catalogue, 613
  • Bullivant and Co., Wire Ropeways, 25
  • Bullock Electric Manufacturing Company, Direct Current Multi-polar Motors, 428
  • Bullo:k Electric Manufacturing Company, Electric Driving, 131
  • Bullock Electric Manufacturing Company, Electric Power System for Newspaper Presses, with the “ Teaser ” Method of Control, 396
  • Callender and Co., G. M., Pure Bitumen Sheet¬ing, 613
  • Clonbrock Steam Boiler Company, Morrin Climax Vertical Water-tube Boiler, 100
  • Deighton’s Patent Flue and Tube Company, The Deighton Furnace, 504
  • Denison and Son, Samuel, Weighing Machines and Weighbridges, 396
  • Eigenwerk Wiilfel, Wiilfel Hannover, Friction Couplings, Hill’s Patent, 504
  • Emerson Manufacturing Company, F. W., “Drafting Room ” Furniture, 257
  • Estler Brothers, Mirrors, Lenses, Ships’ Lan¬terns, &c., 532
  • Explosives Company, Limited, The New, Moulding Gun Cotton, 131
  • Feiten and Guilleaume, Wire Cables, 50
  • Grice and Sons, Limited, William, Birmingham Gas Engine, 380
  • Griffin and Sons, Limited, John J., Pure Cbemica's, Reagents, Minerals, &c., 331
  • Harper, Louis, Steel Ropes Suspension Bridges, 613
  • Harvey and Co , Julius, Motor Vehicles, 331
  • Henderson, John M., Cableways, Htisting and Conveying Devices, 100
  • Holmes and Co., J. IL, Lundell Motors, 608
  • Hudswell, Clarke, and Co., Pulleys, Shafting, Hangers, &c., 532
  • Hunt and Co., Limited, R., Shafting, Cast Iron Pulleys, &c., 504
  • Jenkins and Co., Limited, W. J., Fans, 228
  • Jessop and Appleby Bros., Cranes and Hoist¬ing Machinery, 380
  • Kerr and Co., Limited, Dick, Solenoid Blow-out Controllers for Electric Tramway Traction. 228
  • Langdon-Davies Electric Motor Car Company, C Limited, 601
  • Lawton and Parker, Modern Gas Engines, 428
  • Linde British Refrigerating Company, Refrige¬ration and Ice-making, 50
  • London Anto-car Company, Limited, Motors, Component Parts, &c., 657
  • “ Long-arm” System Company, Water-tight Doors and Hatches, 311
  • Mason, Scott, and Co., Limited, Wilson’s Auto¬matic Self-cleansing Filter, 100
  • Mather and Platt, Limited, Engines, 380
  • Motor Manufacturing Company, Limited, Motor Carriages, Vans, Cycles, 608
  • Mather and Platt, Limited, Pocket Catalogue of Electrical Plant, Water Softening Appara¬tus, and Turbines, 331
  • Nell, Fred., Smith Vaile Pumping Machinery, Condensers, Compressors, &c , 428
  • Newbold and Co., Walter, Machine Tools, 532
  • Nurse and Co., C., Engineers’ and Joiners Tools and Machinery, 504
  • Parker, Limited, Thos., Bootle Corporation Electricity Supply Works, and Parker’s Works at Wolverhampton, 608
  • Pearson and Knowles Coal and Iron Company, Limited, Productions in Iron and Steel, 100
  • Polland and Co., “Bees” Pocket Volt and Amphre Meter, 532
  • Rooper and Harris, Emery Wheels and Emery Grinding Machinery, 100
  • Royle, John J., Steam Users, 380
  • Sellers and Co., Wm., Machine Tools, 131
  • Shelby Steel Tube Company, Steel Boiler Tub¬ing, 25
  • Sheridan, F. W. and C. B., Whitlock Printing Machines, 504
  • Southwark Foundry and Machine Company, Engines, 228
  • Spencer, Limited, John, Iron and Steel Tubes p and Fittings, 311
  • Thorn and Iloddle, Acetylene Gas Generators and Appliances for Lighting, 396
  • Trusty Engine Works, Limited, Gas and Oil Engines, 380
  • Turner, E. R. and F., Corliss Gear, Turner-Pegg Gear, 657
  • Unbreakable Pulley and Mill Gearing Company, Limited, Friction Clutch Countershafts, 532 p
  • United Asbestos Company, Limited, Asbestos Goods, 613
  • Walker Bros., Views of their Works at Wigan, 131
  • Webster and Bennett, Machine Tools, 428
  • Wellington, F. F., Motor Car Register and Advertiser, 228
  • Whitmore and Binyon, Limited, Rice Milling, 50
  • Whittaker and Co., Limited, Brick and Tile Making Machinery, 532
  • Wolseley Sheep-shearing Machine Company, Limited, Machine Tools, 657
  • Cement, Foreign, 322
  • Gauging with Salt Water, Bad Practice, 424
  • Hydraulic, in the United States, 331 Works and the Alkali Act, 137
  • Ceylon, Plumbago Industry in, 271
  • Ceylon, Survey of Land in, 167
  • Chains and Anchors, Testing, 327
  • Champness, Mr., on the Launch of a Battleship, 88, 96
  • Cheap Fuels, their Influence on the Cost of Electrical Energy, 628
  • Chemical Engineers, 650
  • Chemical Manufacturing Firms, Amalgamation of two Great, 569
  • Chicago Postal Service, Motor Vehicles for, 516
  • Chicago Water Supply, 144, 397, 358
  • Chimney Shaft, Steel, lined with Brick, London United Tramways Company’s Power House, 397
  • China, Coal in, 271
  • China, Openings for Mechanical Engineers in, 542, 547, 553, 577
  • Chinese Ambassador at Sheffield, 495, 555 <
  • Chlorine, Oxidation of Organic Matter by, 595
  • Christie, Mr. Jas , Concrete described by, 65
  • Christmas Eve Festival given by Mr. and Mrs. Jardine, 652
  • Christmas Letters passing through Manchester, 1898, 1899, 645
  • Chromo Leather Industry, A German, 74
  • Chucks, Magnetic, 218
  • Cincinnati, Recommendation to place all Electric Wires Underground, 191
  • City of London College, 354
  • City Subway, The New, 546
  • Clayton and Shutt’.eworth, Road Locomotive, 419
  • Cleansing of Large Cities, The, 276
  • Cleveland Iron and Steel Works, Visit to Messrs. Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co.’s, 163
  • Cleverly, Mr. W. B., Works Management, Methods of Quick Production of Repetition Work, 604
  • Clifford, Mr. Charles, Express Passenger Engine, a Great. Northern Railway of Ireland, 242, 244
  • Clowes, Dr., On the Treatment of Raw Sewage, 346
  • Club Rooms, Ward, 329
  • Clydebank Company, Purchase of the, 323
  • Clyde Riverside Quay Walls, 549

Coal:

  • Coal, 401
  • African, Gold in, 595
  • Alabama, New Vein of, 194
  • American, Exported to Great Britain, 297
  • British Navy, Consumption of, 168, 215
  • Canada, 218, 569
  • at Cardiff, Price of, 495
  • in China, 271
  • Contracts with Merchants, New Clause for Regulating Prices on, 153
  • Cutting Machine in the United States, 357
  • English, for a Russian Railway, 373
  • Field in Cape Colony, Immense, 243
  • Field in South Yorkshire, 161, 512
  • in Germany, No import Duty on, 519
  • to Hull, Entry of, this and preceding Years, 645
  • Imported into London, 1898, 424, 473
  • Imported into the Rio Grande de Sub District, 1898, 218
  • Imported into San Francisco, 271
  • Question in Time of War, most Import¬ant for the Russian Navy, 144
  • Coal in India, 447, 645 in Kent, 569
  • Kent, Mr. R. Etheridge and Professor P. Dawkins on, 346
  • Locomotive, 599
  • Merchants and the New Contract Clause, 23
  • Midland Counties, under the Red Rocks of the, 346
  • Mines of Belgium, Annual Report, 373
  • Natal, June Output, 289
  • New South Wales, 473, 606
  • Nova Scotia, 569
  • in Philadelphia, Outcry against the use of Bituminous, 373
  • Pits, Returns made to the Board of Trade, 243
  • Prospects, Western Australian, 202
  • Spontaneous Combustion of, United States Admiralty’s Experiments, 65
  • Swedish, for Steam Raising on the Odin, 569
  • Trade, The, 400
  • Friction in South Wales, 119, 246
  • in Japan, The, 282
  • Outlook in the, 427
  • Reconciliation, 410, 629
  • The Spanish, 117
  • Wages, 120
  • Transvaal, Centres and Output, 424. 417
  • United Kingdom, Consumpton in 1898, 92
  • Output of, 1899, 447, 645
  • Vistula Basin, 473
  • Welsh Steam, for the Navy, 519
  • Coast Defence, 219
  • Erosion, Mr. G. Dowker and Mr. W. Whitaker on, 346
  • Cobham, Electric Light for, 194
  • Cockett Tunnel, The, 360
  • Coke Conveyor, Hot, 177
  • Dust into Briquettes, Conversion of, 424
  • Imported into California, 271
  • Output, Connellsville, Pennsylvania, 373
  • Ovens, The Huessener, Adopted in Great Britain, 284
  • in the Nord and Pas de Calais De¬partment of France, 447
  • Simon Carve’», 163
  • Cold Weather and Fire Outbreaks, 619
  • Cole, Marchent, and Morley, Engines for the
  • Sheffield Electric Tramways (Supplement October 27th, 1899), 416
  • Colliers and the Miners’ Federation, 256
  • Colliery Disputes in South Wales, 246
  • Explosion, Japan, 152
  • in Lincolnshire, Proposed New, 131
  • Colomb, Admiral (with Portrait), 403
  • Colt Machine Gun, The, 91
  • Combustion and Forced Draught, Mr. R. E. Hodgson, 478
  • Companies, New, 255, 256, 557
  • Compressed Air, Novel Application of, 11
  • Compressor, Air, Creston Mines, Colorado, 320
  • Conciliation Board, Re-establishment of, Agreed to by the Durham Colliers, 410
  • Mr. Waterhouse’s Summary Return to the, 101
  • Condensers, Efficiency of Surface, 47
  • Condenser, New Form of, 323
  • Contracts, Importance of Speed in Fulfilling, 473

Contracts:

  • Bulgarian State Railways, 175
  • London County Council, 14
  • London County Council and Engineering, 3
  • Norwegian State Railways, 380
  • Brake Vans for, 18
  • Probably the Largest ever made, 65
  • Rails and Fish-plates for Glasgow, 490
  • for Manchester Tramways, 526
  • Yorkshire Coalowners and the Railway Loco¬motive, 15
  • Concrete of Remarkable Strength, A, 65
  • Conveyor, Hot Coke, Ash, and Clinker, 177
  • Coolgardie Reservoir, The, 654
  • Water Supply, Piping and Plates for, 308
  • Cooper’s Hill College, 191
  • Copper, Australian, 472
  • Conductors, Committee on, 629
  • Market, Interesting Incident of the Pre¬sent State of the, 144
  • Mattes in the Bessemer Converter, Treat¬ment of, Mr. James Douglas, 467
  • Output and Consumption in the Present Century, 623
  • Output this Century from Mines in the United Kingdom, 495
  • Production, United States, 1898, 218
  • and Tin, 94
  • Corliss Gear, 149, 215
  • Cornish Engines, High-pressure, 18, 47, 74, 93, i 149,201
  • Cornish Engine and the Willans Engine, The, 116
  • Corrosion of Certain Alloys and Metals, Tests to Determine, 117
  • Costs of Steamers, Fluctuating Values in the, 645
  • Cotton Mills, Madras, 271
  • Cottrell, H. E. P., Incandescent Lamp and Trans¬former Construction in America, 364, 387
  • Coulthard's Triple-expansion, 328
  • Cowper-Coles, Mr. S., On the Application of Electro-Metallurgy to Mechanical Engineering, 319
  • Cowper-Coles, Mr. S., Electrolytic Method of Sharpening Files, 490
  • Cramp, Mr. Jacob C., 397
  • Crandall, Mr. C. L., On Electric Power from Windmills, 546
  • Crane, Cantilever, at Swan and Hunter’s Yard, Wallsend, 124
  • Crane, Hydraulic Jib, 264, 265
  • Creusot, Cost of the Strike, 373
  • Crewe, Visit of the Iron and Steel Institute to 190
  • Cripps, Mr. E. W., 623
  • Crompton, Mr. R. E., On the Influence of Cheap Fuels on the Cost of Electrical Energy, 628
  • Crompton, Sam, Birthplace of, presented to the Mayor of Bolton, 645
  • Crossley Brothers, Limited, Oil and Gas, 335
  • Crossley Brothers, Pumping Machinery, Lime-house Dry Dock, 216
  • Crossness, Bacterial Treatment of Crude Sewage 1 at, 389
  • Crowley and Duxbury, Wood-working Tool, 433
  • Crystal Palace Company’s Bill, 656
  • Crystal Palace, New Roof at the, 469
  • Cudwortb, Mr. Jas. Ianson, 479
  • Cunliffe and Croom, Limited, Duplex Milling Machine, 33, 35
  • Curtis, Mr. R. H., On the Diurnal Variations of the Barometer in the British Isles, 491
  • Customs Union between Holland and Germany, A, 347
  • Cutlers’ Feast, The 276th, 459, 469
  • Cyanide Patents in Australasia, Litigation over, 232
  • in Victoria for Gold Recovery to Pay Royalty, Users of, 22
  • Works, Output, Lancaster, W. Mine, South Africa, 297
  • Cycles, Applications for Letters Patent for Inven¬tions Connected with, 271
  • Cycles, German v. English at Odessa, 595
  • Cycle Shows to be held in 1899, 302
  • Cycleway, An Elevated, California, 11
  • Cyclists, Bye-law Pleasing to, 645
  • and the Railways, A Deputation headed by Mr. H. Gladstone, 473

D

  • DAIRY Factory in Natal, The First, 458
  • Show, 1899, 405
  • Dam, The Assouan, 140 (Supplement, Augustllth, 1899), 260, 410, 414
  • The Potomac, 243
  • on the River Niagara, Proposed, 555
  • Movable, 306
  • Stability of Low Masonry, 576
  • Dangerous Trades, 262, 615
  • Danish Viaducts, 41
  • Dantzig, Rumoured Erection of Steel Foundry and Rolling Mills near, 323
  • Darby Land Digger, 565
  • Darjeeling, Landslip at, 544, 545
  • Darlington Railway Plant and Foundry Company, Limited, Formation of, 255
  • Darwen, Electricity Works at, 243
  • Davey, Paxman, and Co., Air Compressor Plant,
  • General Post-office, Liverpool, 161
  • Davies, Mr. Thomas Goorge, 180
  • Davies, Mr. J., On tho North Sydney Sewerage Scheme, 633
  • Deacon’s Pipe Brush, 551
  • Dean, Smith, and Grace, Heavy Shafting Lathe, 74
  • De Laval Steam Turbine Motor for Running a Ventilating Plant, 243
  • Delaware, Deepening of the, and Estimated Cost, 323, 397
  • Denmark, Government Proposals for Steam
  • Ferries, Telegraph Cable, and Railway Bridge across the Belt, 65
  • Denton, Prof. J. E., On a System of Exhaust Steam Heating Proposed by the Narragansett Electric Lighting Company, 397
  • Derrick, Travelling, Maryland Steel Company, Derwent Water Scheme, The, 519
  • Devon Great Consols Mine, 113
  • Dewey, Admiral, Electrical Illuminations in Honour of, 397
  • Diamond Match Company, Limited, Works of the, 8, 9, 12, 36, 37
  • Diamond Trade, The, 656
  • Dickinson, Mr. Joseph, On Timbering of Mines, 505
  • Discounts, Iron Trade, 11, 15, 23, 69
  • Discount Question, The Birmingham Ironmasters and the, 11, 15
  • Dnieper, Dredging Operations on the, 569

Docks:

  • Antwerp, 59, 569, 615
  • Archangel, Dry Deck, 473
  • Avon, Dcckisation of the, 85
  • Baltimore, Dry, 213
  • Barrow, 397, 404
  • Barry Dry Dock, 556
  • Bills, Harbour and Dock, 615
  • Black Sea Ports, Proposed Construction of Dry,
  • in one of the, 595 Boston, Dry, for the Navy, 202
  • Bremerhaven, The Largest in Germany, 291, 569
  • Bristol, 379, 400
  • Bute Dry Dock Extension, 310
  • Cardiff, 154, 401
  • Durban, 103
  • Hull, Extension of the Alexandra Dock, 92, 297
  • Japan, 152
  • Keybam Extension Works, 112, 113
  • Leitb, New Graving, 271
  • Liverpool, 235
  • Landon, 95, 216, 482, 544, 615
  • Mersey, Annual Statement, 50
  • Philadelphia, Dry, 39
  • Port Talbot, Graving, 228
  • Roath, 7
  • Shanghai, Dry, 269
  • Thames, Dry, 216
  • Graving, 95
  • South-Western India, Lengthening and Deepening of, 482
  • Troon, Graving, 34
  • United States Dry, Schemes for, 218
  • Navy, Floating Dry. 11
  • Portsmouth, Stone Dry, Specifi¬cations for, 218
  • Valparaiso, Need of, 11
  • Wear, Extension of Dock Works, 297, 581

Dockyard Notes:

  • Admiralty Designs, Criticisms of the Latest, and their Danger, 369
  • Admiralty Projects for a New Dockyard, 473
  • Andromeda, The, to bo Commissioned for the Mediterranean, 175
  • Anson, The, 600
  • Aurore, First class Russian Cruiser, to be Launched in the Autumn, 186
  • Babcock and Wilcox Boilers in the Sheldrake The, 319
  • Balloons carrying Lyddite to Explode Down¬wards over Boer Positions, 353
  • Barham, The, 175, 186, 406
  • Barr and Stroud BaDge-fiodere ordered, 100 more, 35
  • Blake, Re-fit of the, Completed, 477
  • Boilers, Babcock and Wilcox, in the Sheldrake, 319
  • A British, The Admiralty’s Duty to Find, 175
  • Water-tube, The ‘‘Daily Chronicle” on, 88
  • in the Different Navies, 88
  • of the Seagull, Niclausse, 175, 319
  • Borodino, New Russian Battleship, 186
  • “Brassey Row” a Good Advertisement for the Naval Annual connected with Lord Brassey’s Name, 121
  • Brazilian Ironclad Marechal Floriano, The, 59
  • Breakdowns in British and in Foreign Ships, 35, 59
  • Bullfinch Disaster, The, 88
  • Calypso to be Commissioned, 149
  • Camperdown, The, 59
  • New 67-TonGun mounted in the, 477
  • Canopus, The, 59, 303, 354, 489, 514, 575, 600
  • Cervera, Admiral, his Orders and Correspond¬ence during the late War Published, 489 Channel Fleet, The, 441, 514
  • Squadron Coaling Averages, The Last, 406
  • Coal, Economy of, The Particular Service Squadron Uses no Electric Light, 575
  • Coaling Point at Portsmouth an Utter Failure, 650
  • Coal at Portsmouth, Spontaneous Combustion of, 650
  • Colliers for Warships, The Ideal, 5
  • Colomb, Admiral, 405
  • Colossus, A “Daily Chroniole” “Special’s” Mistake, 5
  • Contractor’s Steam Trial, A Word of Praise to an Account of, 35
  • Cordite, Fumes in Connection with, 186
  • Cresoent, H.M.S., The Tale about the Attempt to Sink, 489
  • Cressy, Launch of the, 564, 573
  • Destroyers, Breakdowns at High Speeds, 121
  • Naval Opinion Says they should Carry Four Torpedo Tubes, 121
  • Speed of, 121
  • Dutch Ironclad Koningin Regentes, 186
  • Earnest, The Destroyer, 630
  • Edinburgh, The, Commissioned as Gunnery Tender at Sbeerness, 441
  • Electra, The Destroyer, at Portsmouth, 514
  • Elswick Cruisers, Allegations Made in America Against, 406
  • The Influence of, on British Admiralty Designs, 319
  • Essex Class of Armoured Cruiser, Our Guns and Mountings of, 630
  • Fairy, The, 59
  • Formidable, Masts up, 351, 430
  • French Battleship Bouvet to be Repaired at Toulon, 354
  • Devastation Reboilered, 477, 600
  • Henri IV., The New, 221, 552
  • Two New, Projected and Given up, 430, 489, 600, 630
  • Iéna, Trials Begun, 477
  • Jeanne d’Arc, “Le Yacht” on, 630
  • Croiser-Corsaire Guichen, Speed Trials of the, 552
  • Cruiser to be Built at Cherbourg, 552
  • The Two Projected, Counter¬manded, 630
  • Hallebarde, Speed Trial of, 233
  • Destroyer Hallebarde, Run from Havre to Cherbourg, 121
  • Indomptable, Change of Armament, 238
  • Ironclads Courbet and Devastation. Change of Armament, 238, 575, 600
  • Ironclad Turenne to be Used for Colonial Harbour Defepce, 121
  • Naval Programme, Lieut. E. Duboc on Naval Policy and the, 573
  • School, Transference of, from Modern Vessels to Ships of an Old Type, 369
  • Stations, M. de Lanessan’s Re¬port on the Inadequacy of the, 600
  • Navy, Expenditure on Now Ships and Coast Defence, 650
  • Northern Fleet, Tho, 441
  • Shipbuilding Programme and Naval Estimates, 369
  • Ships, Changes in the Masts of, 35
  • Submarine Boat Morse, 354, 406
  • Torpedo Boat No. 212, Satisfactory
  • Performance of, 477
  • Torpedo Boats Building at Havre, 354 406
  • German Ironclad Worth, 630
  • German Navy, Increase in the, 441
  • German Warships under Alteration, 221
  • Glory, The, at Portsmouth, 600
  • Goschen, Air., On Water-tube Boilers for Armoured Cruisers, 88, 94
  • Guns for French Battleships, Big Modern, 575, 600
  • Gun, The 110-Ton, in our Navy, 600
  • Hagen, German Coast Defence Ship, to be Cut in Two and Lengthened, 221
  • Hango Udd, Unsuccessful Attempt to Raise the Sunken Ironclad, 186
  • Hermes, New Cruiser, to be Commissioned for North American Station, 221 Highflyer, Trials of tho New Second-class Cruiser, 303
  • Highflyer, Her Fighting Tops, 319
  • Hood, The, 600
  • Hunter, Dsstroyer, The Damage!, 430
  • Impérieuse, The, Arrives at Spithead, 175
  • Impérieuse, Refit of the, 269
  • Italian Cruisers, Lepanto and Italia, Altera¬tions in Progress, 221
  • Italian Cruiser, the Vareso, Launch of, 221, 239
  • Italian Ironclads, New, their Construction, 221
  • Jane Naval War Game Adopted by the Dutch Admiralty, 35
  • Jane Naval War Game, Ships Added to the, 233
  • Japan, Naval, “ L9 Yacht” on, 477
  • Japan, Uraga Dockyard, 152
  • Japanese Battleship Mikase, 369
  • Japanese Battleship Skikishima at Portsmouth, 269, 303, 319, 514
  • Japanese Cruiser Idznmo, 319
  • Japanese Cruiser, The Iwate, 5, 319
  • Japanese Destroyer Sazanami at Brest, 552
  • Kaiser Friedrich III., Gorman Battleship, at Spithead, 514
  • Kearsarge and Kentucky, The, 320, 324, 353, 630
  • Keyham Dockyard, 113, 127
  • Koningin Regentes, Armament of the Dutch Ironclad, 186
  • Kruger's Cruiser, The Story of, 552
  • London, The Battleship, 303, 430
  • Majestic, Coaling of the, 5
  • Narwal, “ Lo Yacht” on the, 441
  • Naval Kriegspiel Society, A, 353
  • Naval Manoeuvres, The, 35, 59, 149
  • Naval Manoeuvres, “ Le Yacht” on the, 303
  • Naval Preparation, 477
  • Naval War Game, Mr. F. T. Jano on the, 600
  • Nelson’s Victory to be Turned into a Museum and Picture Gallery, 353
  • Niclausse Boiler, Probable Funeral of the “Latest Type,” 406
  • Niclausse Boilers in the Seagull, The Old, 319
  • Ocean, The, Trial of, 303
  • Old Ships in Reserve at Portsmouth, Triennial Trials of, 430
  • Olympia, Legend Regarding the, 353
  • Orlando's Quick-firers on the China Station, 514
  • Portsmouth Harbour, Proposed Canal as an Outlet from, 186
  • Powerful, The, 186, 238, 269, 303, 441
  • Quick-firer at Shoeburyness, Trials with a 6in., 238
  • Red Cross Ships, “ Le Yacht ” on, 430
  • Reserve Fleet, Our, 441, 514
  • Rurik, Reported Rotten Condition of the, 353
  • Russian Baltic Fleet to Winter at Libau, 575
  • Russian Battleship Borodino, 186
  • Russian Battleships now Building, Names of, 354
  • Rassiau Battleships, Report as to Armoured Bottoms for, 430
  • Russian Black Sea Fleet, Reported Addition of Two Cruisers to the, 477
  • Russian Circular ex-Yacht Livadia re-named the Experiment, 406
  • Russian Cruiser Aurore, 186
  • Russian Cruiser, The Ros3ia, 269
  • Russian Cruiser Waryag, The, as compared to our New Cruisers, 369
  • Russian Destroyers, Names of the Four New, 630
  • Russian Gunboat Giliak, 406
  • Russian Gunboat Khrabry, 354
  • Russian Ironclad Apraksin aground, 552, 575, 630
  • Russian Ironclad Kniaz Potemkin Tavsitchesky,
  • Guns of the, and their Mounting, 149
  • Russian Ironclad Petropavlovsk—see page 525
  • of Vol. lxxxvi of The Engineer, 441
  • Russian Torpedo Boats or Destroyers to be sent to the Far East, 489
  • Russian Torpedo Catcher Some, 186
  • Russian Torpedo Cruiser, Abrek, 406
  • Scout Refitted, 489
  • Seagull, The, Inspected by the Admiralty, 406
  • Seagull, Niclausse Boilers of the, 175, 319
  • Sfax with Three Masts, The Illustrations of the, 5, 35
  • Ships we are at Present Building, Drawing in Le Yacht” of all the, 353
  • Smoke made by the German Ships at Spithead, 514
  • Some, Torpedo Catcher, to join the Baltic Squadron next Summer, 186
  • Speed of Destroyers, Russian and French View as to, 477
  • Spiteful, Destroyer, Duplieate Centre Funnel of the, 430
  • Surly Trials with Liquid Fuel, 238
  • Sutlej, Armoured Cruiser, Launched, 514
  • Sweden, Three New Ironclads laid down by, 477, 489
  • Swedish Ironclad Svea to be Reconstructed, 650
  • Temjserloy Transporters, Engines for Working, Terrible, The, 186, 238, 303
  • Torpedo Nets, How they are now got up, 35
  • Training Squadron Ships, The, 477
  • United States Battleships and Cruisers, Names of the New, 406
  • United States Cruiser Atlanta, The, 630
  • United States Naval Programme, Toe, 573
  • United States Sailing Cadets’ Training Ship, the Chesapeake, 121 12in. High-explosive Shell, The, 88
  • Wireless Telegraphy for the Navy, Final Ex¬periments, 552
  • I)adds, Mr. T. W., 266
  • Donaldson, Air. John, 354
  • Donelly, Sir John, Presentation to, 595
  • Donkin, Bryan, Utilisation of High Furnace Gases for Power in Gas Engines, 509, 561, 588
  • Dortmund-Ems Canal, The, 492
  • Harbour, Total Movement of Shipping in, 424
  • Douglas, Air. James, On the Treatment of Copper Mattes in the Bessemer Converter, 467
  • Dover Harbour Works, Messrs. Alatthews and Coode, 292, 323
  • Dowlais Company into a Limited Liability, Re¬ported Transformation of the, 284
  • Drainage of London, Main, 464, 573
  • Schemes, Provision to be made for Re¬moving Rainfall, 519
  • of the Tipton District, Messrs. Howl and Alarten, 22
  • and Waterworks in Concepcion, Ten¬ders invited, 373
  • Drawbridges, Bascule, 342
  • Dredger tor tho Suez Canal Company, Hopper, 11,39
  • Dredging, American Screw Pump for, 76
  • Machine, A Hugo American, 226
  • in the Rhine, Water Jet, 147
  • Drill Forging Machine, Star, 306
  • Drilling Machine, American Radial, 593
  • Boiler Shell, 137
  • Sensitive, Cburohill and Co. (Supplement, November lllh, 1899, xii.)
  • Driving Machinery, Belt Conveyors, 651
  • Ropes, Paper, 443
  • Dnddon Estuary, Projected Sea Wall, 77
  • Dum-Dum Bullet, The, 116
  • DustCart Competition, Mr. H. Liw’s Award, 144
  • Dutton and Co., Limited, Incorporated with J. F. Pease and Co., Limited, 38s
  • Dymchurch Wall and Reclamation of Romney Marsh, 407, 594
  • Dynamite Field Can, The, 582
  • Dynamos—«e Electric

E

  • EAST London Waterworks Company, leave of Absence and Half-pay Granted to its Reserve Men, 397
  • East, Overland Routes to the, 326
  • Economical Haulage—see Haulage Economical
  • Eddystone Lighthouse, 113
  • Educational System of the United States and Canada, Deputation from Birmingham to Inquire into, 595
  • “Eggette ” Fuel Enterprise, The, 256

Electric:

  • Apparatus, Permissible Rise in Temperature of, 301
  • Auxiliaries on Ships of War, 548
  • Auxiliary Machinery in the United States Navy, by Alton D. Adams, 233
  • Batteries, Large, 526
  • Cables, Aluminium, in the United States, 323
  • Cable, The New German-American, 397
  • Cars for the Glasgow Tramways, 397 Castings, 154
  • Central Station, Milwaukee, 334
  • Condenser, New Form of, 823
  • Conductors made of Copper, Iron, and Alu¬minium, Costs of, 569
  • Current, Anesthetic Effects of the, 447
  • Current, Centenary of the, Professor Fleming oa, 299
  • Current on the Trees in Brussels, Effect of the, 546
  • Discharge, Experiments connected with, Death by the, 473
  • Distribution of Motive Power, Generation and, 446, 482
  • Driving at Messrs. I. Storey and Sons’ Works, 129
  • Driving and Lighting in the Thames Ironworks and Engineering Company’s Works, 473
  • Dynamic Ventilator, A, 194
  • Dynamo driven by Water Jets, 654
  • Dynamometer Friction, Prof. W. E. Dalby, 644
  • Dynamometric Toe (Supplement, November 17t/i, 1899, xvi.)
  • Dynamos for Power Purposes, 61
  • Energy, Influence of Cheap Fuels on the Cost of, 628
  • Engineering in Switzerland, 413
  • Fire Wagon, Paris Fire Brigade, 21
  • Fog-horn, 243
  • Generating Plant, Heinriahsburg Canal Lift, 342, 343
  • Generators, Same Large, 577
  • Haulage on the Laois and Liverpool Canal, The Thwaite Cawley System of, 243 Hoisting Engines in toe United States, 422
  • Illuminations in Admiral Dewey’s Honour, 397
  • Incandescent Limps, Mr. B. L. Montel on High-efficiency, 546
  • Industry of Germany, The 248
  • Insulators, How they are Made, 519
  • Launch on the Venice Canals, The First, 645
  • Lift, Cost of Operating an, 447
  • Light Plant employed in the Torcenay Tunnel, 297
  • Light Railways—see Railways, Light
  • Light Stations, Working of, 626
  • Lighting Acts, 1882 to 1890, 372
  • Lighting, Aigle, Switzerland, 236
  • Lighting, Alternating-current Arc Lamps in America, 253
  • Lighting Amenities, 528
  • Lighting of th9 Batignollos Tunnel, 297
  • Lighting Bombay, 373
  • Lighting, Calcutta, for St. Paul's Cathedral, 473
  • Lighting, Cobham, 194
  • Lighting Companies and Consumer*, 571, 597
  • Lighting Glow Limp of 5000 Candle-power,
  • Lighting, Incandescent Lamp and Transformer Construction in America, 364, 387
  • Lighting, Llanelly, 473 Lighting, London, Arc Lamps in Uss, 495
  • Lighting of Ludgate-hill Station, 447
  • Lighting, Newcastle, 309
  • Lighting, Northallerton and Middlesbrough, 281, 297, 309
  • Lighting of Railway Carriages, 270
  • Lighting and Refuse Destructors, 332, 392, 393,
  • 429, 576, 591, 627. 632, 633
  • Lighting in Scotch Towns, Schemes, 355
  • Lighting, Sheffield, 546
  • Lighting Station in Edinburgh, 323. 417
  • Lighting, Taree-wire Distributing System, 519
  • Machinery on Board Ship, Mr. A. Siomons on, 299, 305
  • Motors for Driving Pumping Plant, 645
  • Machinery for Moscow, all Orders go to Ger¬many and Switzirlaud, 355
  • Omnibus, Berlin, 373
  • Planing Machine, American, 11
  • Postal Service in France, 238
  • Power Plant, Hydraulic, Brazil, 355
  • Power Plant, Hydraulic, at Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, 424
  • Power Plant, Illinois Steel Company’s Works,
  • Power Plant for the Indian Head Factory for Making Smokeloss Powder, 424
  • Power Plant, Mount Whitney, 492
  • Power Plant at Niagara, 216, 645
  • Power in the Simla Hills, Syndicate for Supply¬ing, 218
  • Power Stations in America, Units used at, 447
  • Power Station in Brazil, American and Canadian Company, 419
  • Power Stations in New York, 546
  • Power Supply for the Mining Companies, My¬ sore, 373
  • Power Supply, New York, 355
  • Power Supply Schemes in the North, Two New, 519
  • Power, Theft of, Germany, 623
  • Power from Windmills, Mr, C. L. Crandall on, 546
  • Power in the Yale and Towne Manufacturing Company’s Works, 458
  • Resistance and Heating Company, Limited, Prospectus of, 78
  • Resistance of Wires, Variations of Torsion upon the, 519
  • Search-light Apparatus for New York Fire Brigade, 645
  • Subways, San Francisco, 495
  • Supply Station, Bombay, 623
  • Supply Stations in the County of London, Boilers in use, 473
  • Supply Station in Pennsylvania, Driven by a Natural Gas Plant, 355
  • Telegraph Line from Lake Bennett to Dawson City, 519
  • Testing Laboratory, London, Annual Report of Mr. A. A. Voysey, 495
  • Traction, Effect of Large Systems of, on the Instruments in Greenwich and Kew Observatories, 495
  • Traction, Overhead, Magnetic Arrangement for doing away with Springs in the Trolley Base, 397
  • Traction in South London, 140
  • Tramcars and Light Railway Cars, G. F. Milnes and Co.’s New Works, 432
  • Tramways—re« Tramways
  • Transmission Plant, Allegan Dam, Michigan,
  • Wires at Cincinnati, Underground, Recommen¬dation to Place all, 194
  • Wires, Dangers of Overhead, 36
  • Wires, Deterioration of Lead-covered, 519
  • Wires, Underground, San Francisco, 167
  • Wiring Rules, 166
  • Works, Grimsby, 345
  • Electrically-driven Planing Machine, 391, 392
  • Ploughs in Prussia, 271
  • Printing Presses, 636
  • Tools, 224
  • Electrically-propelled Ferry Boats, United States, 317
  • Electricity in American Mines, 304
  • Destruction of Wooden Bridge by, 355
  • Generating Station for Salford, New, 595, 607
  • in Glasgow, 161 in Glass-making, Use of, 323
  • in Steel Works, 45
  • Street Sweeping by, 194
  • Supply, W. Kootenay, 452
  • Thawing Water Pipes by, 595
  • Theatre at Buenos Ayres Warmed by,
  • Theft of, Not Punishable by Law, 271
  • Works at Darwen, 243
  • Works, Milan, 620, 621, 622
  • Electro-galvanising Boiler Tubes, 379
  • “ Electroid ” Gas at Scarborough, 297
  • Electrolysis of Underground Pipes, 167
  • on Water Pipes Tested, Action of, 39
  • Electrolytic Alkali Company, Limited, The, 557
  • Extraction of Mercury, 323
  • Method of Sharpening Files, 490
  • Electro-magnetic Separator, An, 550
  • Electro-metallurgy to Mechanical Engineering, Mr. S. Cowper-Coles on Application of, 319
  • Electromotive Force Produced in a Flame by Magnetic Action, 11
  • Elgar, Dr. F., On the Distribution of Pressure over a Ship's Bottom in Dry Dock, 60
  • Eliot, Mr., On the Mechanical Appliances in Use at Keyham Dockyard Extension Works, 112, 113
  • Ellis, Mr. Thos., 102
  • Elswick Cruisers, Mr. P. Watts on, 82, 99
  • Elswick Works and Shipyard, 106
  • Elwell, Mr., 432, 606
  • Emigrants' Information Office, Particulars Fur¬nished by, 11
  • Employment, In Search of, 166
  • for Reservists, 429
  • Engineering, On the Educational Needs of, Mr. John Caird, 457
  • Exports, American, 75 Formula), 400
  • Sentiment in, 450, 472
  • Trade, Combination in the, 475
  • Trade, Conference arising from the
  • Dispute in the, 140 Works, Glasgow and South-Western
  • Railway Company’s New, 473
  • Engineers, Chemical, 650
  • in China, Openings for Mechanical, 5/7
  • and the Development of India, 220
  • Grievances, Young, 518
  • Machine Tools, 577
  • Mechanical, Opening in China for, 542, 547, 553
  • and Oil, 524
  • Part in Getting the Naval Guns to Ladysmith, 519
  • Patriotism amongst, 469
  • Students, On the Practical Training of, Mr. R. Mayston on, 112, 128
  • Training of, 169, 576, 604
  • in the United States Navy, 235
  • and Canada, 550
  • and Chambers of Commerce, 274

Engines:

  • Auxiliary, Speed obtained by the Exhaust Steam of, 519
  • Basset High-pressure Cornish, 18, 47, 74, 93
  • Blowing, American, 334
  • and Boilers of H.M.S. Essex, John Brown and Co., 459
  • at the Catrine Bleach Works, Ayrshire, that has Worked for Fifty Years, 144
  • Corliss, for Sheffield Electric Tramways (Supplement, October 27th, 1899), 416, 443
  • Cornish, Iligh-prcssure, 18, 47, 74, 93, 149, 201
  • The Cornish and the Willans, 116
  • Coulthard’s Triple-expansion, 328
  • with Direct-connected Dynamos, 372, 393, 443
  • Efficiency of Steam, 157, 209, 314, 339,356, 604, 632
  • Efficiency of, R. H. Thurston, 604
  • Electric Generating, Heinrichsburg Canal Lift, 342, 343
  • Electric Hoisting, in the United States, 422
  • Electric Traction, 296, 326, 330
  • Forgotten Steam, 116, 145
  • Gas, 88, 120, 588, 589, 590, 623
  • Gas, High-power, 478, 479
  • Gas, Using Producer Gas, Erie Railroad Shops, 623
  • Gas, Utilisation of High Furnace Gases for Power in, 509, 561, 588
  • Gas, Westinghouse, 88, 623 Guarantees, 245
  • High-pressure Cornish, 18, 47, 74, 93, 149, 201
  • High-speed, Professor Riedler’s Work on, 418
  • Hoisting, Chihuahua Mines, Mexico, 320
  • Internal Combustion, Means of Effecting Igni¬tion and Combustion in, 167
  • of H.M.S. Ocean (Supplement, December 1st, 1899), 539
  • Launch Oil, 540, 541
  • Locomotives—see Locomotives
  • Locomotive, Painting, 340
  • Marine, 58, 69, 417, 420, 421, 539 (Supplement, December 1st, 1899)
  • Marine, and Accessories, South Kensington Museum, 218
  • Marine, Hawthorn, Leslie, and Co., 58, 59
  • Mil), Swiss v. English and German for Russia, 355
  • Motor Car, Launch, and Yacht Requirements, The Ard wick Engine Company’s New Designs in, 635
  • Oil, 77, 120, 335, 381, 399
  • Oil, at the Edinburgh Show, 1899, Judges’ Report of the Trial of, 381
  • Oil and Gas, Crossley Brothers, Limited, 335
  • Oil, Vertical, Ardwick Engine Company, 77
  • Pumping, for Chicago, 167
  • Pumping, Cleveland Waterworks, 254
  • Pumping, Test of, 155
  • See also Railway Locomotives
  • Sheffield Electric Tramways, 416
  • Single-crank Compound, 470, 504, 577, 648
  • Single-crank Compound, F. T. Harker on, 577
  • Single-track Compound Screw, 527
  • Smithfield Club Show, 565
  • Steam Engine and Oil and Gas, by Professor Perry, 120
  • S.S. America Maru, 417, 420, 421
  • S.S. Ocean’s (Supplement, December lit, 1899), 539
  • Tests, Some Modern Economical, Selected by Bryan Donkin (Supplement, October 13<A, 1899), 377
  • Traction, Accident with a, 297
  • Traction, for South Africa, 566, 567
  • Traction, in War, 451
  • Triple-expansion, Dutch Cruiser Noord Bra¬bant, 563
  • Valve, A New Form of, 98
  • Welsh Tank, 594
  • England, North of, 23, 51, 77, 101, 130, 153, 179,
  • 203, 227, 255, 283, 309, 335, 359, 383, 409, 433, 459, 484, 505, 531, 555, 581, 607, 635, 655
  • England and Wales Surveyed, 1898, Area of, 224
  • Epstein, Mr. Ludwig, 204
  • Erie Canal Electric Traction Company, Storage
  • Battery System Adopted, 495
  • Ermack, The, at Tyneside for Repairs, 60
  • Evans’ Ingot Stripper, 366, 367
  • Evaporation in Tubes, Influence of Velocity on, Ewing, Prof., On the Grievances of Young Engi¬neers, 518

Exhibitions:

  • Blackpool Health Exhibition, 18S
  • Budapest, Acetylene, 141
  • Canea, 623
  • Cycle Shows, The Stanley and the National, 302, 525
  • Glasgow, 1901, 144
  • Islington, Motor Cars at, 10
  • London Automobile, 95
  • London, Brewers’, 421
  • London, Dairy Show, 405
  • London, Royal Aquarium, Gas and Allied Trades. 243
  • London, Tramways and Light Railways, 424
  • Paris, 43, 65, 74, 81, 261,272, 345, 127, 460, 495, 519, 556
  • Paris, Motor Cars at, 43, 74
  • United States Exbibit at, 65
  • Railway, Proposed, 296
  • Experimental Model Basin, Navy Yard, Washing¬ton, 109,110, 138, 139, 142
  • Explosions, Boiler, 568
  • at Burton-on-Trent, 656
  • Colliery, Japan. 152, 282
  • Llest Colliery, 255
  • Rochdale Gasworks, 417
  • St. Helens, Recent, 501
  • Sheffield Boiler, COO Woolwich Arsenal, 92
  • Explosives in Coal Mines, New Order relating to, 111
  • Government Order for Unfilled Shell, 11
  • High, called Thorite, 220, 323
  • Shell against Armour, II-gb, 220
  • Exports from Japan, New Ports of, 282

F

  • FACTORY, Definition of a, and the Workmen’s Compensation Act, 639
  • and Workshop Act, Home Secretary’s Notice under Section 8 respecting Sorting, Combing, Carding, &c., Wool, 645
  • and Workshop Act, 1878, Special Exceptions in Section 52,
  • Order of tho Secretary of State, 144
  • Famine in Fuel, 627
  • Faribault, Mr. E. R., Gold Measures of Nova Scotia, 11
  • Fast Run on an Amorican Railway, 631
  • Fast Travelling in the United States, 577, 595, 604
  • Fast Travelling in the United States, N. D. Macdonald, 604
  • Fell and Co., Electro-magnetic Separator, 550
  • “ Thermoscopic Loop,” Steam Trap, Fight for Free Work, The, 193
  • File Cutting, Dangers of the Trade of, 171
  • Files, Electrolytic Method of Sharpening, 490
  • Finedon Water Supply, 569
  • Finland, Question of a Technical School for, 218
  • Fire-arms, Results of Firing with Old and New, Experiments in Belgium, 218
  • Fire Brigades Union, The National Camp, Exhi¬bition, and Review of, 39
  • Engines for London, Improved, 166
  • Engine for Russia, Swedish English and German, 595
  • Float for the L.C.C., Steam, 20
  • at Messrs. W. and T. Avery’s Works, 397
  • Broom Mill Colliery, 556
  • Messrs. Johnson and Phillips’ Works, 194
  • North Woolwich Factory, 92
  • Walker and Eaton's Works, 309
  • Outbreaks, Cold Weather and, 619
  • Tests, 503
  • Wagon, Electric, Paris Fire Brigade, 21
  • in the War, Our, 619
  • Fireproofing of Floors, The, 583
  • Firth, Mr. Lewis J., Presentation to, 554
  • Flax Culture in this Country, Returns Issued, 447
  • Fleming, Prof., Centenary of the Electric Cur¬rent, 299
  • Fletcher, Mr. A. W., On the Effects of the Man¬chester Ship Canal, 559
  • Mr. J. E., On Steel Castings, 491
  • Son, and Fearnall, New Thames Dry Dock, 216
  • Flexible Shaft, Novel Application of the, 546
  • Floors, Fireproofing of, 583
  • Floor of Steel Girders with Concrete Filling, Tested by Fire-prevention Committee, 397
  • Flotations of Well - known Local Concerns in Lancashire, 129
  • F.our Equal to Hungarian, Priz9 Offered at the Bakers’ Exhibition for, 218
  • Flue Turning and Drilling Machine, 91
  • Fluids in Motion and at Rest, Mr. Chas. V. Boys on, 492
  • Fly-wheel for Stockton Ironworks, New, 65, 77
  • Fog Horn, Electric, 243
  • Fog Signalling Apparatus, Mechanical, 465
  • Foley, Mr. N., On a New Method of Forced Draught, 60
  • Forced Draught, Mr. N. Foley on a New Method of, 60
  • Foreign Competition, 504
  • Forests of Siberia, 201
  • Forging Machine, The New Rico, 358
  • Forging Machines, Star Drill, 306
  • Formosa, Lead Import, 271
  • Foster, Mr. Wm. Orme, 358
  • Foundry on tbo Site of Messrs. T. Ilackworth and Co.’s Works, New, 101
  • Fowler and Co., Limited, Messrs. J., Dinner of Employés, 595
  • Traction Engines for South Africa, 566, 567
  • Fownes Forge and Engineering Company’s Works, Fox, Mr. Theodore, 359
  • Frankland, Sir Edward, 161
  • Fraser and Chalmers, Mining Compressor and Hoisting Engine, 320
  • Free Labour Congress, The, 380
  • Movement, The, 376
  • Free v. Unionist Labour, 269
  • French Bounties, 573
  • Bounties and Sailing Ship Construction, 568
  • Cable, Projected, 627
  • Government Foundries at Toulon, Erec¬tion of, 648
  • Naval Manoeuvres, 243
  • Frewen, Mr. Morten, Oa United States Currency and Finance, 75
  • Friction of Compressed Air in Pipes, 429, 472, 504, 527
  • in South Wales, 119
  • Frodingham Iron and Steel Company’s Works, 45
  • Fuels, Cheap, their Influence on the Cost of Electrical Energy, 628
  • Economy of Engines used in Electric Railway Power Stations, Professor R. C. Carpenter, 485
  • Famine, 627
  • Furnaces, Blast, Largest Single Owner of, 218
  • in Blast in Scotland this Year and Last, 284
  • in Operation in Belgium, 595
  • Smoke Preventing, Mr. D. E. Alves, 590
  • Furness, Westgarth and Co., Limited, Smart Pieco of Engineering Work, 65, 77, 359

G

  • GALLOWAY Boilers for the Paris Exhibition and for Salford and Liverpool and Stockton Elec¬tricity Stations, 555
  • Galloways, Limited, Boiler Works of, 190
  • Garvin Milling Machine, 517
  • Gas Asphyxiation in San Francisco, Deaths from, 271
  • Calorific Value of Blast Furnace, 323
  • Gases, Action of, on Caoutchouc and Rubber Tires, 92
  • Gas Consumption, Sir F. T. Mappin at the Sheffield Gas Company’s Meetings, 302
  • " Eloctroid,” 297
  • Escape from a Coal Mine in Japan, Singular Effect, 580
  • Generators, Dr. Ludwig on, 141
  • Gases, High Furnace, 561, 688, 604
  • Gas Light, Incandescent, Experiments at New¬castle, 623
  • Mains, Improvements in, America, 458
  • Meters, Inspection and Stamping of, 495
  • Meters, Popularity of the “ Penny-in-ths-Slot,” 243
  • Producing and Engine Plant, New York, 606
  • Supply of Indiana, U.S.A., Decrease in the Natural, 355
  • Supply, A New Policy in, 297 Supply, Tokyo, 373
  • Thermometers for High Temperatures, Messrs. L. Holborn and Day on, 695
  • Tram Cars, 85, 86
  • Gases, Utilisation of High Furnace, for Power in Gas Engines, by Bryan Donkin, 509, 561, 5S8
  • Gas Works, Acetylene, Hawes, 368, 369
  • Gate for Canals, Automatic Guard, 39
  • Gefle in Sweden, Shipments of Iron and Steel from, 92
  • Geological Congress, Paris, The International, 75
  • Geological Survey of England and Wales, 1898, 373
  • German Cable to the United States, 519 ,
  • Canals, 235
  • Consular Arrangements, 331
  • Machinery at the Paris Exhibition, 345
  • Pig Iron Output, 447
  • Spanish Merchant Treaty, Alterations in the Duties on German Imports to
  • Spain, 52
  • Survey for the Bagdad Railway, 422
  • Germany, Our Correspondent’s Notes from, 24,
  • 52, 78, 102, 131, 155, 180, 204, 228, 256, 285, 310, 336, 360, 384, 410, 434, 460, 485, 507, 532, 556, 582, 609, 637, 657
  • Girders, Machine for Notching, 217
  • Girder Span in Theory and Fact, Effective, 166
  • Gisholt Universal Tool-grinding Machine, 516
  • Glasgow Corporation Tramway Contracts, 551
  • Corporation Tramways and American Engines, The, 194, 195, 198, 199, 200, 215
  • Electric Traction Engine Contract, The, 220
  • Electricity in, 161
  • Gas Supply, Contract with T. Glover and Co., Limited, 297
  • Sewage Works, 155
  • Glass, Diminution of Light by its Interception by, 447
  • Making, Use of Electricity in, 323
  • Manufactory at St. Helens, New System of Actomatic Blowing, 297
  • Plate Cast with Wire Gauzo Enclosed, 373, 519
  • Used in this Country of British Manufac¬ture, 447
  • Glover and Co., Limited, Gas Lighting Contract with the Glasgow Corporation, 297
  • Godaiming Water Supply, 65
  • Gold in African Coal, 595
  • Bearing Quartz in the Isle of Man, 236
  • Deposits in Siberia, 447
  • Export from West Australia, 447
  • Fields in Japan, New, 580
  • Fields, The West Australian, 271
  • Measures of Nova Scotia, Mr. E. R. Fari¬bault on the, 11
  • Mining, South Africa, Question of Dry or Wet Crushing, 25
  • Obtained by Dredging in New Zealand, 519
  • Production of the Transvaal in 1898, 447
  • in Yukon, Royalty on the Output of, 546
  • Goodfellow, Mr. Joseph, 17
  • Goschen, Mr., On Armoured Cruisers, 88, 94
  • Government Contracts in Japan, 634
  • Graham, Mr. George (with Portrait), 7
  • Grain-separatiDg Machines. Improved, 224
  • Greatortx, Mr. A. D., Oa Electric Tramway Traction, 6
  • Groenhill, Prof. A. G., The Lippincott Planimeter, 614
  • Griffiths and Hawker, Tip Wagon, 359
  • Grimsby, Electric Works, 345
  • Grindrod, Mr. A. E., On the Disfavour shown by Fire Insurance Companies to the High-pressure Heating Apparatus, 65
  • Grinkle Mining Company, The Newly-formed, 101
  • Grover, Mr. F., On the Economics of Steam Raising, 452
  • Guatemala, Machinery and Railway Materials Im¬ported by Germany and Great Britain to, Gilbert, Mons. A., On Diluted Acetylene for Lighting Railway Carriages, 452
  • Gulf Stream, Proposed Diversion of the, 447
  • Guns, American Idin., 126-Ton, its Range, 117
  • Carriage, An American Motor, 218
  • Colt Machine, 91 Dynamite Field, 582
  • Elements of Power in English and Foreign New Type Field, 619
  • in Possession of the Boers, List of, 595
  • in the War, Our, 619
  • Krupp, with Armstrong Breech, 542
  • at Ladysmith, Our Naval, 522
  • Naval, for the French Government, 648
  • Naval, at Ladysmith, 519
  • for Turkey, British, 47
  • War Artists and Long, 650
  • Gwynne and Co., Pumps for Egypt, 445
  • Gwynne, Limited, J. and IL, Shares assigned to Employés, 632
  • Gyroscopic Device termed “Oscillometer,” 167

H

  • HADFIELD, Mr. R. A., Telford Premium and George Stephenson Medal Presented to, 484
  • Haggio, D. II. and G., Largest Ropo Cable in the World. 424
  • Halifax Sewage Works, 323
  • Halliday, Mr. G., Heat Absorption Power of Water, 20
  • On Influence of Velocity on Evaporation in Tubes, 653
  • Hamburg, Proposed School of Naval Architec¬ture, 65
  • Hamburg, Trade of the Port of, 447
  • Hammer, Cushioned, 629

Harbours and Waterways:

  • American Canals, 254
  • Antwerp, New Docks, 615
  • Barrow Docks, 397, 404
  • Boston, 30, 372
  • Bristol Dock Developments, 379
  • Caledonian and Crinan Canals, 235
  • Canals, Mechanical Traction on, 316
  • Cardiff. 154, 404
  • Civita Vecchia, 569
  • Cronstadt and St. Petersburg Commercial, 144
  • Dortmund-Ems Canal, The, 492
  • Dover Harbour, 292, 323, 623
  • Dover, Second New Landinc Stage, 323
  • Durban Harbour Works, 530
  • German Canals, 235
  • Harbour and Doqk Bills, 615
  • Hastings, 560
  • Havre, Port Improvement Schemes, 235
  • Ipswich, 30
  • Liverpool, 30, 235
  • London and India Docks. 544, 615
  • Manchester Ship Canal, 51, 141, 235
  • Market Weigh ton Canal, 235
  • Marseilles to the Rhono, Canal from, 232
  • Montreal Harbour, 416
  • Newcastle, 560
  • Newport, 30
  • New York, 30, 35
  • Parliamentary Session, The, 210
  • Plymouth, Sutton Harbour Improvements, 615
  • Port Arthur, Development of, 855
  • Russian Ports, 416
  • Russian Waterwajs, 414
  • Scarborough, 404
  • Sunderland, 560
  • Thamos, The, 544
  • Tyne Pier, Dangerous State of, 235
  • Volga, Improvement of the Mouths of the, 370
  • Weaver, The, 560
  • Windau, Port of, 236
  • Yarmouth, 30
  • Yorkshire Junction Canal, 404
  • Hardware Rates Lowered by the Great Western, 100
  • Hardware Trade in Canada, 595
  • Harland and Wolff’s Works, Reported Removal to Belfast. 271
  • Harris, Mr. Gordon, On Water Supply to Country Mansions and Estates, 573
  • Hartnell, Mr. W., On Workshop Training with Technical Education, 418
  • Harvesting Machines in Rnssia, American, 569
  • Harvey, Mr. C. R., 191 11 astings Harbour, 560
  • Haulage, Economic, 497, 547, 550, 551, 576, 604, 632, 648
  • Havana, Water Supply of, 397
  • Havre Port Improvement Schemes, 235
  • Hawes Acetylene Gasworks, 368, 369
  • Hawthorn, Leslie, and Co., Engines of the Mer¬maid and the Cheerful, 58, 59
  • Shipyard, 107
  • Head, Mr. W. B., Problem of Struts with Lateral Loads, 287
  • Heat Absorption Power of Water, G. Halliday, 20
  • Heat Required to Evaporate Steam from Satu¬rated Salt Solutions, Mr. Trouton’s Apparatus for Determining, 600
  • Heating Apparatus, The High-pressure, Mr. Grindroa on the Disfavour snown by Eire Insurance Companies to, 65
  • Heating System of Exhaust Steam, Proposed by the Narragansett Electric Lighting Company, 397
  • Heinrich8burg Canal, Litton, Electric Generating Plant, 342, 343
  • Hendey-Norton Screw-cutting Lathe, 516
  • HenniDg, Mr., On Boiler Explosions, 11
  • Herbert, Limited, Alfred, Exhibit of Machine Tools at the Crystal Palace (.S'«/>yjf«nenf, Norember Mth,, 1899)
  • High Explosive called “ Thorite,” A New, 221
  • High Explosive Shell against Armour, 220
  • Hill and Son, Messrs., Isaac, Machine for Notch¬ing Girders, 217
  • Hillier and Frémont, The Work of Machine Tools (Supplement, November Ylth, 1891, xv.)
  • Hodgson, Mr. R. B , Combustion and Forced Draught, 478
  • Holding and Co., John, Automatic Relief Tool Holder, 163
  • Holland, State Charges for Use of Roads, Canals, Harbours, Locks, and Bridges Abolished in, 397
  • Holt’s Rudder, 428 Horley, Mr. Edw., 179
  • Horses of the Scots Greys Dyed Khaki Colour, 595
  • Horwich Works, Visit to the, 163
  • Hospital at the Assouan Dam, 266
  • Hospital Ship for the Cape, The Latest, 504
  • Hot-blast Temperature Equaliser, 201
  • Howe, Mr., Experiments in the Manuring of Fields, 243
  • Howes, Mr. S., Grain Separating Machine, 224
  • Huddersfield, Telephone Service for, 645
  • Hudson River Tunnel, The, 38
  • U"n»’nner Coke Ovens adopted in Great Britain, 284
  • Hull City Council and the National Telephone Company, 144
  • Hulse and Co., Limited, Boiler Shell Drilling Machine, 137
  • Hulse and Co., Flue Turning and Drilling Ma¬chine, 91
  • Hungary, Erection of Austrian Factories in, In¬ducements offered by Government, 126
  • Hunslet Eogine Company, Locomotive Tank Engines, 493
  • Hunter, Mr. G. B., On Large Atlantic Cargo Steamers, 60, 83
  • Hyde Sewage Disposal Schemes, 595
  • Hydraulic Power Plant at SaultSce. Marie, Mich. 167
  • Hydraulic Rams, 357 Hydrographical Surveys, Rscent, 135

I

  • ICE Association, British, 330
  • Ice, Energy Required to Produce 1 lb., 323
  • Illinois Steel Company’s Works, Electric Power Plant, 495
  • Illuminating Power of a Standard Candle, a Candle Flame, a Keroseno Lamp Flame, and Platinum at Melting Point, 323
  • Imray, Mr. Thomas Henry, 549
  • Incandescent Lamp and Transformer Construc¬tion in America, 364, 387
  • Incrustation of Pipes at Torquay Waterworks, Mr. Ingharu on, 442, 454
  • India, Caal in, 645
  • Coal Output in, 447 Iron Ore in, 373
  • Objections to a Single Standard T me Lr, 194
  • Rubber, 560
  • Steel Manufacture in, 373
  • Indian Mutiny, The Late Mr. W. E. Metford and tb», 432
  • Indiana Gas Fields, Daoreaso in the Supply, 218
  • Indicator, Atwood’s, 592
  • Lea’s, 591
  • for Steam Engines, Continuous Moan Pressure, Prof. Kipper on, 591, 601
  • Terry’s, 591
  • Inductive Capacity, Tne Specific, of Gntta Percha, Rubber, and Papor, 323
  • Ingham, Mr., On the Incrustation of Pipes at Torquay Waterworks, 442, 454
  • Inglis, Sir John, On the Workmen’s Compensation Act of 1897, 49
  • Ingot Stripper, Evans', 366, 367
  • Institute, Borough Polytechnic Syllabus for 1899-1900, 297

Institute, City and Guilds of London (Central Technical College):

  • Dinner of the Old Students’ Association, 44

Institute, Northampton:

  • Prospectus of the Announcements, 305

Institute, The Franklin, of Phila¬delphia:

  • Seventy-fifth Anniversary, 495

Institute, Iron and Steel:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Sir Wm. Roberts-Austen, 162
  • Ashbury, Mr. Thos., Presentation to, 650
  • Iron Industry in the Territory of H. H. the Nizim of Hyderabad, Deccan, by Shamsul Ulama Syed Ali Bilgrami, 163
  • Iron Ore, Utilisation of Finely-divided, Prof. J. Wiborgh, 162, 171
  • Magnetic Separators, Some Forms of, and their Application to Different Ores, H. C. McNeill, 249, 251
  • Microscopic Analysis, Practical, for Use in Steel Industries, Mr. C. H. Ridsdale, 189
  • Pig Iron Fractures and their Value in Foundry Practice, Mr. J. W. Miller, 189
  • Programme and Opening of the Manchester Meeting, 75, 162
  • Steel, Micro-examination of, Mr. C. H. Rids¬dale, 189
  • Steel, Relation between its Structure and its Thermal and Mechanical Treatment, Mr. Albert Sauveur, 189
  • Transmission of Energy by a Partially-rarefied Atmosphere, Sir F. Bramwell, 176,177
  • Visit to the Boiler Works of Galloways, Limited, 190
  • Visits to Chatsworth and Crewe, 191
  • Visit to the Horwich Works, 163, 190
  • Visit to Simon Carve’s Coke Ovens, 163,179

Institute of Marine Engineers :

  • Ninth Annual Meeting, 504

Institute, The Sanitary:

  • Inaugural Address by Sir W. H. Preece, 221

Institution, Blrkbeck Literary and Scientific:

  • Calendar and Syllabus for the Session, 329

Institution of Civil Engineers:

  • Awards, 403
  • Opening Meeting, November 7th, 418
  • Presidential Address by Sir Douglas Fox, 480, 502
  • Refuse Destructors and Power Plants Com¬bined, Mr. C. N. Russell, 627, 633
  • Waterloo and City Railway, Mr. Bernard M. Jenkin, 499, 502, 523, 549, 573
  • Waterloo and City Railway, Mr. H. H. Dal¬rymple-Hay, 499, 502, 523, 549, 573

Institution of Civil Engineers: Glas¬gow Association of Students:

  • Forth Bridge, Dr. Barr gives Description of, 618
  • Presidential Address of Prof. A. Barr, 580

Institution of Civil Engineers: Stu¬dents’ Meeting:

  • Bridges for Light Railways, Mr. L. H. Rugg, 568
  • Sludge, Mr. Blarney Stevens, 633

Institution of Electrical Engineers :

  • Annual Dinner, 441
  • Cheap Fuels, Influence of, on the Cost of Elec¬trical Energy, Mr. R. E. Crompton, 628
  • Inaugural Address by Prof. S. P. Thompson, 579, 605
  • at the Paris Exhibition, 556 Visit to Switzerland, 53, 131, 569

Institution of Electrical Engineers: Newcastle-on-Tyne Local Section:

  • Meeting and Formation of Provisional Com¬mittee, 608

Institution of Engineers, The Cleve¬land :

  • Raising Wat)r by Air, Mr. Chas. Wood on, 554

Institute of Engineers and Ship¬builders, The North-East:

  • First Meeting of the Session, 447
  • Working Stress of Materials used in British
  • Locomotive Construction, Mr. F. W. Jen¬nings, 447

Institution of Engineers and Ship¬builders in Scotland :

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. Robt. Caird, on the Educational Needs of Engineering, 457

Institution of Heating and Ventilating Engineers:

  • High-pressure Heating Apparatus, On the Disfavour shown by Fire Insurance Com¬panies to, Mr. Grindrod on, 65
  • Low-pressure Hot Water Heating, Mr. L. F. Pearson, 65

Institution of Junior Engineers:

  • Excursion to Hatfiold, 2
  • Presidential Address by the Hon. Charles A. Parsons, 481

Institution of Mining Engineers:

  • Communication from Mr. Walton Brown, 121
  • Copper Mattes in the Bes=cnior Converter, Treatment of, Mr. James Douglas, 467
  • Papers to be Read during the Ninth Session 467

Institution of Mechanical Engineers:

  • Inaugural Address of Sir William White, 442
  • Burrator Reservoir, Outlet Valves at, Mr. Sandeman, 112
  • Devon Great Consols Mine, 113
  • Eddystone Lighthouse, 113
  • Engineering Students, Practical Training of, Mr. Robert Mayston, 112, 128
  • Graduates’ Meeting, The First Monthly, Mr. H. M. Rootham on Hydraulic Power applied to the Construction of Bridge and Girder Work, 445
  • Incrustation of Pipes at Torquay Waterworks, Mr. Ingham, 442, 454
  • Indicator for Steam Engines, Continuous Mean- pressure, by Prof. Ripper, 591, 601-604
  • Keyham Dockyard Extension Works, Mechanical Appliances Used in their Construction, Mr. W. Eliot, 112, 113, 127
  • Launch of a Battleship, Mr. Champness, 88, 96
  • Leader on the Plymouth Meeting, 119
  • Machinery of H.M.S.S. Proserpine and Psyche, Mr. Robert Mayston, 112
  • Mechanical Engineers in China, Oa the Open¬ing for, by Sir Chas. Beresford, 542, 547, 553
  • Monthly General Meetings, and Papers to be Read, 373
  • Motor Haulage on Common Roads, Mr. Alfred Marsden, 491
  • Railway Viaducts in Cornwall, Old and New, Mr. T. II. Gibbons, 88
  • South Davonshire Atmospheric Railway, Sir F. Bramwell on the, 88
  • Technical Schools, Opening of the, 88
  • Visit to Devonport Dockyard, 88
  • Works Management, Methods of Quick Pro¬duction of Repetition Work, Mr. W. B. Cleverly, £04

Institution of Naval Architects:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, the Earl of Hopetoun, 60
  • Boiler Arrangements of Certain Recent Cruisers, Mr. F. T. Marshall, 71, 99
  • Boi'ers, Wator-tube, Experiments having Re¬ference to their Durability, Mr. A. F. Yarrow, 70, 72, 73, 83
  • Cargo Steamers, Large Atlantic, Mr. G. B. Hunter on, 60, 83
  • Elswick Cruisers, Mr. P. Watts, 82, 99
  • Elswick Works and Shipyard, 106
  • Ermack, The, 69, 64
  • Forced Draught, New Method of, Mr. Nelson Foley on a, 60
  • Hawthorn, Leslie, and Co.’s Shipyard, 107
  • Icebreakers, Mr. H. F. Swan, 61
  • Newcastle, Summer Meeting at, 60
  • Pressure over the Bottom of a Sh»p in Dry Dock and over the Dock Blocks, D.ssribution of, Dr. Francis Elgar, 60
  • Palmers’ Works, 107
  • R iled Artillery, Rise and Progress of, Sir Andrew Noble on, 60, 84
  • Stephen and Co.’s Shipyard, 107
  • Swan and Hunter’s Shipyard, 107
  • Thrust-block Friction, Herr von Kodolitsch, 84
  • Viper, The, 60
  • Visit to Tyneside Works, 60
  • Wear Shipyard, The, 107
  • Insulators, Glass, their Superiority to Porcelain, 323
  • Insurance Companies as Traders, 472
  • Ireland, Recent Public Works in, 403
  • Irish Channel Tunnel Scheme, The, 41

Iron:

  • Iron for America, English, 450
  • in America, 138
  • Casting Apparatus, Pig, 111
  • Coal, and General Trades of Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and other Districts, 22, 50, 76, 100, 128, 152, 178, 202, 226, 254, 282, 308, 334, 35S, 382, 408, 432, 459, 505, 530, 555, 582, 606, 631, 655
  • Constructions in connection with the Paris Exhibition, 460
  • Deposits in the Transvaal, 447
  • Developments, American, 213
  • Duke, Mr. F. W. Webb’s Engine, 41
  • Export from Carthagena, 11
  • Factories, Malleable, in the United States, 458
  • from Germany, Export of, 213
  • Industry in the Nizam of Hyderabad’s
  • Territory, 163
  • Influence of Temperature on the Strength of, 519
  • Mines near Carthagena and Cableway to Station, 167
  • Mines, Belmont, 271
  • Ore Beds, South India, 243
  • Cuban, 498
  • Export from Sweden, 323
  • in India, 373
  • Production in the United States, 167
  • On the Utilisation of Finely-divided, 162, 171
  • Paints for, 29, 215
  • Railway Bridges, Protection of, in France and Austria, from Fumes of Locomotives. 823
  • Railway Rates for, 117
  • Raised Last Year, Total Quantity of, 546
  • Standard Tests of Cast, 202
  • and Steel, Canadian. 375
  • Exports from Gefla in Sweden, 167
  • Exports and Import?, 457
  • German Foreign Trade io, during
  • First Three Quarters of 1899, 485
  • in Gormany, Prospective Tem¬porary Removal of Duty on, 297
  • at High Temporatures, Expansion
  • Metal and Coal Industries in 1898, Swedish, 431
  • Wilden Process for Coating, 271
  • Trade, American, 155, 649
  • Discounts, 11, 15, 23, 69, 147
  • Economics, 477
  • Pennsylvanian, 519
  • Wages Board, 327
  • Ironbark, a Tough Timber Grown in New South Wales, 438
  • Ironworkers’ Wages, 573
  • Irrigation in the East, 166
  • Question, Toe South African, 4:-S in Sind, Total Area of Land under, 218
  • and Water Storage in New Mexico, Ancient, 167
  • Works on the Nile, 140 {Supplement, August llt/i, 1899)
  • “ Isham ” Shall in America, Effect Produced by, 220
  • Ismay, Imray, and Co., for the White Star Line, Free Passages Home to Refugees from the Capo, 397

Issues, New:

  • Anglo-Austrian Bank of London and Vienna, and some Provincial Banks of Berlin and Dresden Syndicate, 131
  • Browett, Lindley, and Co., 131
  • Cleveland Bridge and Engineering Company, Limited, 131
  • Stephenson and Co., Limited, Sold to a New Company, Names of Directors, Share Capital, &c., 91
  • Italian Navy, The, 401
  • Izambard Process of Printing by X-Rays, 323

J

  • JACKSON, Professor D. C., On the Use of the Electro motive Force of Metals under Strain, 167
  • Japan, Dockyards along the Coast, 194
  • Government Advised to Sell the State
  • Forests and Moors to the People, 39
  • Lands held by British Subjects in, 39
  • Our Correspondent’s Notes from, 152, 282, 580, 634
  • Petroleum Output in the Echigo District, 11
  • Telephones in, 39
  • Vickers’ Armour for, 238
  • Japanese Coal Market, Bad Condition of, 144
  • Steel Works, Visit of the Manager of the Imperial, to Berlin, 111
  • Jenkins, Mr. C. M., 632
  • Jetty at Colombo, Passenger, 167
  • Jetty under Construction at Washington, 65
  • Joints for Steam Pipes, Expansion, 254
  • Joints, Use of Wood in place of Lead for Pipe, 213
  • Jones, Mr. G., Machine for Testing Paving Brick, 92

K

  • KARRI Wood and Teak Tensile and Crushing Tests, 373
  • Kemp, Mr. Dixon, 524
  • Kent Coal, Mr. R. Etheridge and Prof. B. Daw¬kins on, 316
  • Kershaw, Mr. J. B. C., Power Generation—Com¬parative Cost by Steam Engine, Water Tur¬bine, and Gas Engine, 322, 403
  • Kew Observatory, 47
  • Key Seater, Burton, Griffiths, and Co. {Supple¬ment, November 17 th, 1899, xv.)
  • Keybam Dockyard, Extension Works, 112, 113
  • King’s Lynn, Eroder Dredger for, 615
  • Knudson, Mr. A. A., Action of Electrolysis cn
  • Water Pipes Tested by, 39
  • Kodolitsch, Herr von, On Thrust-block Friction, 84
  • Kootenay River, Electric Power House, 452
  • Kraft Iron SmeltiDg Works, Electric Lifts at, and Iron Produced Daily at, 271
  • Kronstadt, Torpedo School at, 28
  • Krupp Armour and Congress, 435
  • of the New Metal, its Superiority to Harveyed Steel Plate, 355
  • Preference given by the United States Navy Department to, 473
  • for Russia, 323, 395, 396, 468
  • Krupp Gun fitted with Armstrong Breech, 542
  • Krupp's Works, Extension Plans, 615

L

  • LABOUR Agitations, Enginemen, Fitters, &c., 310
  • Disputes during August, Reported by Board of Trade, 297
  • Free v. Unionist, 269
  • in German Engineering Works, Con¬ditions of, 271
  • Market, Skilled, State of in Septem¬ber, 397
  • Movement, The Free, 376
  • Organisations in New York State, 271
  • Report for October, Board of Trade’s, 495
  • Troubles in Sweden, 271
  • Ladle, Self-clearing Slag, 160
  • Ladysmith, Our Guns at, 522
  • Lanarkshire, .Purification Works for Drainage of, 397
  • Lancashire, 23, 50, 76, 100, 129, 153, 178, 203, 226, 254, 283, 309, 335, 358, 382, 408, 432 459 483, 505, 531, 555, 580, 606, 635, 655
  • Landslip at Darjeeling, 544, 545
  • Langloan Ironworks, Purchased by R. and J. Dompster, 359
  • Lateral Leads, Problem of Struts with, 287
  • Lathes, American, 517
  • Lathe, Burton {Supplement, November 17th, 1899, vii )
  • Double-wheel, 79in., 593, 596
  • Electrically-driven, 224
  • Electrically-driven Shaft, 303
  • Face-plate Wheel, 470, 474
  • Heavy Shafting, 74
  • Hendey-Nortou Screw-cutting, 516
  • Hexagon Turret {Supplement, November 17tk), 1899, ii.)
  • Lathes, Turret, British and American, 586
  • Launch Eogine, Compound, 470

Launches and Trial Trips:

  • Adriana, Sir Ilaylton Dixcn, and Co., Limited, 637
  • Alderney, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 257
  • Alma, LaxevasgsEngii.ee ingand Shipbuilding Company, 337, 461, 485
  • Andree Stempintky, Wm. Simons and Co., Limited, 285
  • Arechonds, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 337, 461
  • Asjaye, P. and O.’s, 373
  • Balakani, Sir Jas. Liing and San, Limited, 181, 311
  • Ball, Bow, Maclachlan, and Co., 461
  • Barendz, Cochrane and Cooper, Limited, 435, 533
  • Bath City, Joseph L. Thompson and Sms, Limited, 52
  • Battenhall, Blyth Shipbuilding Company, Limited, 583
  • Bavarian, Trial Trip of the, 194
  • Bcgona, Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company, Limited, 485, 609
  • Beta, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 155
  • B. Kemeny, R. Craggs and Sans, 609
  • Bloomfield, Tyne iron Shipbuilding Company, 837
  • Brazilian Ironclad Marechal Floriano, The, 59
  • Brenda, Strand Slipway Company, 637
  • British Navy in 1899, Warships Launched for, 645
  • Brunswick, John Jones and Sons, 435
  • Bulwark, H.M.S., 402
  • Bylands, Ropner and Son, 311, 435
  • Caucasian, Sir. Jas. Laing and Sons, Limited, 485
  • Clan Alpine, Doxford and Sons, 361
  • Clumberhall, Irvine’s Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, 337, 461
  • Cressy, H.M.S., 564, 575
  • Dacia, Swan and Hunter, Limited, 485
  • Darleydale, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 3S5
  • Dovolant, Wm. Simons and Co., Limited, 557
  • Don Hugo, David J. Dunlop and Co., 285, 557
  • Dorothy, Sir Christopher Furness, Westgarth, and Co., 359
  • Drachenfels, Wigham Richardson and Co., Limited, 533
  • Edward Bary, Ropner and Son, 533, 637
  • Edward Sewell, The, Steel Sailing Ship built in the United States, 458
  • Elfieda, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co.. 131
  • Elswick Park, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 155
  • Etruria, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 435, 557
  • Eva, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 533
  • Everingham, Blyth Shipbuilding Company, Limited, 435, 637
  • Ferndene, Northumberland Shipbuilding Com¬pany, Limited, 25, 337
  • Floriston, Ropner and Son, 25
  • Freiburg, Withy and Co., Limited, 533
  • French Battleship Henri Qaatre, 221
  • Gadsby, Ropner and Son, 435, 583
  • Garonne, Robert Stephenson and Co., Limited, 205
  • Glenroy, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 435
  • Goliath, H.M.S. ,565
  • Grosmont, Ropner and Son, 131
  • Hanover, Wigham Richardson and Co., 257, 557
  • Harriet, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 533
  • Heemskirk, Cochrane and Cooper, Limited, 461, 609
  • Hibernia, Wm. Denny and Bros., 366
  • Idillglen, Northumberland Shipbuilding Com¬pany, Limited, 485
  • Holmgarth, Mordey, Carney, Limited, 25
  • Hyson, David and Wm. Henderson and Co., Limited, 385, 583
  • Inchkeith, Messrs. Hamilton, Fraser, and Co., 52
  • India, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., 25
  • Insizwa, Hall, Russell, and Co., Limited, 461
  • Isel Holme, Joseph L. Thompson and Sons, Limited, 229
  • Islands, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, 385
  • Italian Cruiser Varese, 221
  • John Barry, Joseph L. Thompson and Sons, Limited, 533
  • Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 16, 17
  • Kildonan, Launch of the, 194
  • Kilnsea, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 583
  • Kinfauns Castle, Trial Trip of, 194
  • Kumara, C. S. Swan and Hunter, 181
  • Lockwood, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 658
  • Loire, Robert Stephenson and Co., Limited, 385
  • London Bridge, Ropner and Son, 637
  • Lucifer, C. S. Swan and Hunter, 311
  • Luciline, Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., 103
  • Macedonia, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 557
  • Manchester Commerce, Furness, Withy, and Co., Limited, 205
  • Manchester Importer, Irvine’s Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Company, Limited, 229
  • Manchester Shipper, Irvine’s Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Company, 553
  • Mariposa, Joseph L. Thompson and Sons, Limited, 435
  • Mavisbrook, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 131
  • Minto, Gourley Bros, and Co., 103
  • Montauk Point, Robert Stephenson and Co., 285
  • Narval, French Submarine Torpedo Boat, 424
  • Neto, Strong, Reid, and Page, 337
  • Newark, Northumberland Shipbuilding Com¬pany, 131, 435
  • Newton Hall, Joseph L. Thompson and Sons, Limited, 103 Niji, The, 623
  • Nordpol, Northumberland Shipbuilding Com¬pany, 25
  • North Sea, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 52, 229
  • Ofcoro, Japanese Destroyer, Yarrow and Co., Limited, 373
  • Ocean, Mr. Champness on, 88, 96
  • Oceanic, Maiden Trip of, 194, 218
  • Olanda, Wm. Gray and Co., 229, 361
  • Ormley, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 155
  • Ore, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, 435
  • Ortona, Messrs. Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, 459
  • Parana, Wm. Gray and Co., 25
  • Parkside, London Shipbuilding and Engineer¬ing Company, Limited, 622, 637
  • Peter Hamio, Laxevaags Engineering and Ship¬building Company, 658
  • Pbilippevillo, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, 285
  • Portugal, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, 435
  • Rathlin Head, Workman and Clark, 397
  • Riverton, Ropner and Son, 103
  • Robert Irvine, Irvine's Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Company, Limited, 155, 285
  • Rokeby, Ropner and Son, 361
  • Rosalie, Northumberland Shipbuilding Company, Limited, 583
  • Rowena, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 285
  • Sindsend, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 583
  • Saxoleino, Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., 285, 435
  • Saxonia, The, 621
  • Sehwarzanfels, Wigham, Richardson, and Co., Limited, 637
  • Seagull, Mackie and Thomson, 609
  • Sheppy Allison, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited,
  • Shieldrake, Wigham, Richardson, and Co., Limited, 229, 361
  • Somerford, Blyth Shipbuilding Company, 25
  • Speedy, Torpedo Gunboat. 243
  • Spiteful, H.M S., Official Trial, 514
  • Stanleyville, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, 609
  • Steam Hopper Barge, W. Simons and Co., Limited, 52
  • Steam Tug, Eiw. Heycs, corrected to E. Hayes, 52, p. 78
  • Strombus, Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., 533
  • Sutlej, H M.S., John Brown and Co., Limited, 510
  • Terek, Sir Jas. Laing and Sons, 25
  • Toroa, Alsup and Co., 181
  • Toward, Caledon Shipbuilding and Engineering Company. 337
  • Twin-screw Launch, Lytham Shipbuilding Com¬pany, 131
  • Varese, Italian Cruiser, 221
  • Venerable, The, 453, 467
  • Vengeance, The, 11, 78, 87, 90
  • Verona, Furness, Witby, and Co., 337
  • Viper, Torpedo Boat Destroyer, 243
  • Viilund, The Luxevaags Engineering and Ship¬building Company, 205
  • Von Podbielski, German Cable Ship, 515
  • Wearside, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 361, 485
  • Lathe, Vertical Cross Turret, 318, 349, 350
  • Lavoisier, A Statue to. 645
  • Laws of Profit, 231, 259, 357, 393
  • Laws of Profit, The, by Professor R. H. Smith, 231
  • Lawson’s Patent Boiler Covering, 382
  • Lead Imported into Formosa for Packing, 271
  • Lead I’.pes, Squirting, 166

Leaders:

  • American Iron Trade Conditions, 649
  • American Shipping, 426
  • Ammunition at Bisley, Mark IV., 42
  • Battleship, The Patent Perfect Safety, 274
  • Beresford, Lord Charles, on Engineering in China, 547
  • Boer Warfare, Elements of, 375
  • Boiler Explosions and Inspection, 572
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Commodore Melville on, 625
  • Bridges, Testing Iron and Steel, 67
  • British Patents, 449
  • Canadian Iron and Steel Developments, 375
  • Coal Consumption in the British Navy, 169
  • Coast Defence, 219
  • Corrosion and Incrustation of Water Mains, 449
  • Cuban Iron Ore, 498
  • Economical Haulage, 497
  • Electrical Auxiliaries on Ships of War, 518
  • Electrical Problems, Some, 2S9
  • Electric Light Stations, 626
  • Electric Lighting Companies and Consumers, 571, 597
  • Engine, The Corniah, 93
  • Engine Guarantees, 245
  • Engine, Tho Oil, 399
  • Engines for Electric Traction, 274, 326
  • Engineering in China, Lord C. Beresford on, 547
  • Engineering Formula?, 400
  • Engineering, Sentiment in, 450
  • Engineering Trade, Combination in the, 475
  • Engineers, Training of, 170
  • Euphrates Valley Railway, 169
  • German Bagdad Railway, The, 597
  • Glasgow Corporation and American Tender.--,195
  • Goschen, Mr., on Armoured Cruisers, 94
  • Guns at Ladysmith, Our, 522
  • Haulage, Economical, 547
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers, The, 119
  • Irish Channel Tunnel Scheme, The, 41
  • Iron Duke, The, 41
  • Locomotive Engines and Smoke, 521
  • Locomotive Fire-boxes, 426
  • Locomotive Engines, Weight of, 146
  • Locomotives, English and American, 13
  • London Water Supply, 475
  • Metaphysics of Physics, The, 598
  • Military Works Bill, The, 42
  • Miners’ Federation in South Wales, 300
  • Motor Cars, 352
  • Municipal Enterprise. 376
  • Municipal Trading, 425
  • Naval Manceuvres, 68
  • Oil Engine, The, 399
  • Overland Routes to the East, 326
  • Pact of Peace in South Wales, The, 572
  • Patents, British, 449
  • Paris Sewage Inundation, 626
  • Peace Conference, The, 13
  • Physical Concepts, 325
  • Projectiles and their Effects in South Africa, 572
  • Railways, Indian, 68
  • Rosebery, Lord, on Workmen’s Houser, 498 Screw Gauges, 300
  • South Wales C'oalowners, Perplexities of, 476
  • The Difficulty in, 14
  • Disturbing Elements in, 246
  • The Friction in, 119
  • Speeds of Battleships, 146
  • Telegraphy, The Latest, 351
  • Trades Union Congress, 245
  • Trusts, A Lesson from the, 598
  • Turrets for Warships, Superimposed, 649
  • United States Competition, 67
  • Wages in South Wales, Advance of, 352
  • Warships, Auxiliary Machinery iu, 522
  • Waterloo and City Railway, Discussion of the Papers on, 499, 520, 549, 573
  • Waterloo Terminus, 219
  • Water-tube Boilers in the Navy, 93, 173
  • Weapons in Transvaal Warfare, 325

Sub-Leaders:

  • Amalgamated Society of Engineers and the Trade Union Congress, 196
  • American Line and Record Breakers, 301
  • American Steel Trade, The, 401
  • Analyses of Water and Sewage, 327
  • Bullfinch, Disaster on the Destroyer, 94
  • Chains and Anchors, Testing, 327
  • Chemical Engineers, 650
  • Clyde Shipbuilding, 573
  • Coal, 401
  • Coal Trade, The, 400
  • Coal Trade Wages, 119
  • Copper, 427
  • Copper and Tin, 94
  • Engineers and Chambers of Commerce, 274
  • Engineers and the Development of Incia, 220
  • Engineers and Oil, 523
  • English Iron for America, 450
  • Famine in Fuel, A, 627
  • File-cutting a Dangerous Trade, 171
  • Free Labour Movement, The, 376
  • French Cable, Projected, 627
  • Glasgow Electric Traction Engine Contract, 220
  • High-explosive Shell against Armour, 220
  • Institution of Civil Engineers, 499, 523, 519,573, 627
  • Iron, English, for America. 450
  • Iron Trade Discounts, 15, 69, 147
  • Iron Trade Economics, 477
  • Iron Trade Wages Board, 327
  • Ironworkers’ Wages, 573
  • Italian Navy, The, 401
  • Liner Paris, The, 43
  • Locomotive Coal, 599
  • Locomotive Competition in Germany, 300
  • London County Council Contracts, 14
  • London Improvements, 499
  • Lindon Main Drainage, 573
  • Machinery Trade, The Half-year’s, 42
  • Manchurian Railways, 650
  • Miners’ Wages and the New Unionism, 493
  • Motor Cars at the Paris Exhibition, 427
  • Naval Engineers, 246
  • Naval Guns at Ladysmith, The, 451
  • Naval Intelligence, 147
  • Permanent Way on Mountain Railways, Wear of, 171
  • Plate Trade, Combination in the, 216
  • Poland, Industrial Development of, 523
  • Portishead Dock Scheme, Abandonment of th", 451
  • Potassium Chlorate, 499
  • Pumping in Mines, Deep, 377
  • Railway Rates for Iron, 147
  • Railway Ricord, A, 650
  • Riveters, Dearth of, 523
  • Rilling Stock in France, 353
  • Science and Art Examinations, 220
  • Shipping Biunties, New French, 573
  • Smoke Nuisance in Glasgow, The, 274
  • South Wales Works and a Water Famine, 196
  • South Yorkshire Coalfield, Development of the, 327
  • Strike at Creusot, The, 353
  • Submarine Boats, 353
  • Testing Chains and Anchors, 327
  • Tin, 476
  • Triple-screw Propu’sion, 522
  • War Artists and Long Gun«, 650
  • Water and Sewage, Analyses of, 327
  • Water Supply in the Midlands, 69
  • Weekly Pay and Lost Time in Shipyards, 377
  • White, Sir Wm., his Ship3, 301
  • Work than Workers, More, 146
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The, 119,197
  • Yorkshire Coalowners and the Railway Loco¬motive Contracts, 15
  • Yorkshire Coal Trade, The, 43
  • Leamington Corporation, Proposed Purchase of the Local Company’s Gasworks, 397
  • Leather Belts, Construction of Woven, 122
  • Leather Industry, Chromo, in Germany, 74
  • Leatherhead Sewerage, Tenders, 453
  • Leeds, Proposed Removal of St. Anne’s Cathe¬dral, 495
  • Sewerage Committee, Progress of Experi¬ments at Knostrop, 194
  • Chinese Minister’s Visit to, 424
  • Engineering and Hydraulic Company, Hydraulic Jib Crane, 264, 265
  • Gasworks, Present Capacity of, 424
  • Sewerage, Bacteriological Treatment, 595

Legal Intelligence:

  • Rhymney Valley Railway Company v. Brecon and Merthyr Tydvil Junction Railway, 645

Letters to the Editor:

  • Acetylene Gas, W. Doman, 199
  • Purification of, by means of Chloride of Lime, Frankland Dent, 472
  • Aluminium in India, Alf. Chatterton, 270
  • American Competition, Wm. M. Morphy, 551
  • Competition, Observer, 356
  • Expresses, W. M. Acworth, 296
  • Ammunition at Bisley, Defective, Wm. Davis, 74
  • Areas of the Circle, The, D. A. Lykiardopnlo, 200
  • Alleyne Reynolds, 215
  • W. J. Thirkettle, 166
  • C. E. Wolff, 215_
  • Australian Copper, John Plummer, 472
  • Auto car Trials at Liverpool, Traction Engine, 214
  • Automatic Railway Signals, Alf. J. Allen, 504
  • Automobile Club Competitions, Sidney Straker, 47
  • Baldwin Engines on the Midland Railway, F. W. Brewer, 443
  • Basset High-pressure Cornish Engine, Henry Davey, 18
  • Battle of Trafalgar, Aftor the, Senex, 270
  • Boilermakers’ Union, A. Woolstenholme, 472
  • Boilers, A Warning, C. E. Stromeyer, 472
  • Brake Horse-power of Motor Cars, J. S. V. Bickford, 357
  • British Association Screw Gauges, Ichabod, 357, 429 X , 372
  • Bullfinch Disaster, The, II. Austin, 214
  • Edw. Crowe, 357
  • Wm. Doxford and Sjna Limited, 270
  • Engine Designer, 270
  • H. J. Oram, 296
  • Yorkshire Puddler, 214
  • Channel Steamer Mabel Grace, The, A Channel Rover, 296
  • Coal Consumption in the British Navy, A. C. J. Vreedenberg, 215
  • Condensers, Efficiency of Surface, Alex. Dal¬rymple, 47
  • Cor)i-:s Engines for Sheffield, Jas. Dunlop, 413
  • Gear, Mill Owner, 149
  • Gear, A. T., 215
  • Cjrnish Engine, Iligh-pressure, Jobus Bickl?, 47, 149
  • Engine, High-pressure, Henry Dave'-, 18, 47, 74
  • Engines, High-pressure, Old Robeit, 149
  • Engine and the Willans Engine, Matk Robinson, 116, 145
  • Engine, Arthur Titley, 200
  • Deacon's Pipo Brush, George Deacon, 551
  • Dum-dum Bullet, The, Fairplay, 116
  • Electric Lighting of Railway Carriages, W. B. Rickman, 296
  • Lighting and Refuse Destruction :
  • Jap. B. Alliott, 392, 443
  • J. W. Baker, 576
  • T. Evans, 429
  • Old Jewry, 393
  • T. W. A., 429
  • Power at Niagara, Manufacturer, 216
  • Employment for Reservists, H. C. W. Gibson and L. H. Benson, 429
  • In Search of, Cerrito, Edwards, and Shaw, 200
  • In Search of, Inquiring Parent, 166
  • Engines with Direct - connected Dynamos, Chas. Day, 372, 429
  • with Direct - connected Dynamos, Henry Woolford, 393, 443
  • for Electric Traction:
  • Clarence Becker, 297
  • Chas. Day, 330
  • Draughtsman, 296
  • for the Glasgow Electric Tramway, The Edw. P. Allis Co., 200
  • High-pressure Cornish, Jebus Bickle, 47, 149
  • High-Pressure Cornish, Henry Davey, 18, 47, 74
  • Single crank Compound Screw :
  • F. T. Harker, 504
  • Simpson, Strickland, and Co., Limited, 527
  • W. Sisson and Co., 648
  • Vauxhall Ironworks Company, Limited, 527
  • Engineers, Training of, A. K. C., 576
  • English and American Railways, E. E. Russell Tratman, 429
  • Foreign Competition, British Insulated Wire Company, Limited, 504
  • Friction of Compressed Air in Pipes :
  • G. L. W., 504
  • J. M. F., 429, 527
  • Wind, 472, 527
  • Girder Span in Theory and Fact, Effective, A. B., 166
  • Glasgow Corporation Tramways Contract, G. L. Addenbrooke, 239
  • Engine Contracts, The, H. Austin, 215
  • Corporation Tramway Contracts,
  • More, Cranemaker, 372
  • Corporation Tramway Contracts, Engineer, 551
  • Great Western Railway Speeds, Up “ Devonia,” G.W.R., O. R. Walkey, 331
  • Haulage, Economical, W. M. Acworth, 551
  • Axle Box, 576
  • N. D. Macdonald, 576
  • W. H. Reed, 576
  • Trader, 551, 648
  • Hydraulics, Question in, O., 149
  • Hydraulic Rams, E. Muirhead, 357
  • Ice Association, A British, The Editor, CJd Storage, 330
  • Insurance Companies as Traders, J. Stannah, 472
  • Irrigation in the East, W. J. and C. T. Bur¬gess, 166
  • Italian Cruiser Varese, Chas, da Grave Sells, 239
  • Ivernit, The, Mttthew Paul anl Co., Ltd , 443
  • Laws of Profit, R. J. H. B., 357
  • Laws of Profit, W. H. Smith, 393
  • Lighting Railway Carriages, W. B. Rickman, 149
  • Lighting Railway Carriages by Electricity, J. Stone and Co., 270
  • Liverpool Trials, Alfred J. Allen, 239
  • Locomotives, Heavy, Sydney Sheddon, 215, 239
  • Locomotive Life-guards, Not a Loco. Man, 648
  • Lubricating Oils of Different Countries, Rago- sine and Co., Limited, 472
  • Machine Tools, American, Wm. Stead, 648
  • Machine Tools at Paris, pro H. W. Ward and Co., S. S.,216
  • “ Made in Germany,” A German Reader of Tub , Engineer, 472
  • Milwaukee, s.s., John Evans, 96 ,
  • Milwaukee, The s.s., C. S. Swan and Hunter, Limited, 47
  • Motor Cars in England, C. Johnson, 443
  • Motor Cars at the Paris Exhibition, C. Johnson, 74
  • Natural Seales for Mining Plans, R. G. Elwes, 215
  • Niclausse Boiler, The, S. Nelson, 357
  • Non-combatants in the Royal Navy, X., 472
  • Paints for Iron, Joseph Adamson and Co., 239
  • Paint for Iron, N. Ligot, 214
  • Panama, Suggestions as to a Tidal Canal near, A. A. Cochrane, 576
  • Parmiter’s Engine and Truck, Phil. J. Panniter, 19
  • Petroleum in Steam Boilers, A Subscriber, 527
  • Pint8ch's System, W. B. Rickman, 200
  • Pneumatic Propulsion, W. B. Paley, 74
  • Problem in the Theory of Beams, A. Edmonds. 18
  • Problem in the Theory of Beams, W. D. Seton- Brown, 18
  • Pumps in Series, Centrifugal, Hydraulious, 504
  • Rainfall and Drought, D. J., 166
  • Railway Carriage Lighting, W. B. Rickman, 149
  • Carriage Lighting by Electricity, J. Stone and Co., 270
  • Club, Proposed, Chas. S. Lake, 19
  • in Ceylon, D. Mackay. 95
  • in Ceylon, M. Inst C.E , 270
  • Exhibition, Proposed, Jas. Watt Boul¬ton, 296
  • Prosperity and Working Costs, J. D. Twinberrow, 330
  • in Russia, W. F. Dixon, 503
  • in Russia, Writer of the Article, 527
  • Robberies of Passengers’ Baggage on Italian Railways, Geo. T. Pardoe, 296
  • Russian Railways in Central Asia, T. F. F., 372
  • Sentiment in Engineering, Geo. Ramos, 472
  • Sewage Problem, The, Bailey, Denton, Son, and Lawford, 356
  • Sewage Problem, The, Hill Hartland, 393
  • Sinope, G. S. Clarke, 47
  • Sinope, Battle of, Interested, 74, 149
  • Smoke Prevention, Observer, 239
  • Sjuirting Lead Pipes, Alexander Wylie, 166
  • Stability of Low Masonry Dams, H. Walthorp, 576
  • Standard Screws, Dead Beat, 330
  • Standard Screws, Member of the B. A. Com¬mittee, 330
  • Thermal Efficiency of Steam Engines, J. Morrow, 214
  • Thermal Efficiency of Steam Engines, Mark Robinson, 356
  • Tool for Facing Brasses, Harry T. Shaw, 429
  • Trains, Passenger Refrigerating, A Passenger, 643
  • Train Service, R. Sheward, 116
  • Trans-Siberian Railway, Jno. Lord Nisbet, 116
  • Travelling in the United States, Fast, H. C. Joy, 577
  • Water Raising by Air, Chas. Wood, 648
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The, Colliery Shareholder, 200
  • Workmen, Our, B. D. Summerfield, 526
  • Wright's System, F. B. Sinclair, 47
  • Letter's from our own Correspondents:
  • <S'r: Africa, South, Engineering Notes from America, Engineering Notes from America, Notes from Australia, Notes from England, North of Germany
  • Iron, Coal, and General Trades of Birming¬ham, Wolverhampton, and other Districts
  • Japan
  • Lancashire
  • Newport Harbonr Commissioners’ Weekly Trade Reports
  • Scotland
  • Sheffield
  • Wales and Adjoining Counties
  • Special Matters of Interest, and Events or In¬formation not belonging to the Ordinary Weekly Routine, will be found in the General Index
  • Libau, Port of, 134, 194
  • Life-guards, Locomotive, 577, 604
  • Life-saving Apparatus for the Year ended June 30th, 1899, Report for, 473
  • Devices in Disasters at Sea, Prize Offered for, 194
  • Lighthouse, Eddystone, 113
  • Lighthouse, Steel, Lake Michigan, 654
  • Lighting Portsmouth Harbour, New Experiment in, 355
  • Railway Carriages by Electricity, 270
  • Lightning Conductors, Diameter, Weight, and Composition, 473
  • Lights on a Church Steeple, 243
  • Lignite and Asbestos Discovered in Nisbni-Novgorod, Beds of, 271
  • Lignite Deposits in Greece, 167
  • Linoleum Factory in Catalans, Putting np of, suggested to a British Firm, 92
  • Linotype Company’s Works, Inauguration of, 59
  • Lippincott Planimeter, The, 614
  • Liquid Air, Plant for, 98
  • Liquid Fuel in the Ballast Tanks of Steamships, Storage of, 473
  • Fuel on Ships of War, Use of, 167, 238. 546 . . , ,
  • Fuel on United States Torpedo Boat, Use of, 323
  • Fuel Works in the Suez Docks for Storage and Distribution of, 271
  • Limehouse New Dry Dock, Pumping Machinery
  • Lister and Henderson’s Yard, Slipway and Grid¬iron to be laid down, 284

Literature:

  • Aj *x Loquitur, or the Autobiography of an Old Locomotive Engine, Robt. Weatherburn, 318
  • Bjilers and Furnaces Considered in their Re¬lations to Steam Engineering, by William M. Birr, 499
  • Calculus, Elementary Course of Infinitesimal, by Horace Lamb, 275
  • Caemins de For Russes, Aper^u do, Depuis l’Origine jusqu’en 1892, De la Sociéié Im¬periale Technique do Russie, André de Gorts- cliakof, 32
  • Cinématiques et Méjanismes, Potential et Méjanique des Fluides, par H. Poincaré, 318
  • Cuno’a Furnace, The, by Edw. Kirk, with 78 Engravings, 32
  • Dams, Design and Construction of, including Masonry, Earth, Rock, Fill, and Timber Structures, also Movable Dams, by Edw. Weyman, 477
  • Differential and Integral Calculus and Differ¬ential Equations, by F. Glanvillo Taylor, 301
  • Diplomates et Mineurs, par Emile Lewy, 136
  • Egyptian Irrigation, by W. Willcocks, 210
  • l’E’ectricité, Levins sur, par Eric Gérard, 318
  • Electrical Transmission of Energy, by A. Vaughan Abbott, 15
  • Entropy Diagram and its Applications, The, by J. Boulvin, 301
  • Erdöl Ablagerungen in den Galizischen Karpa- then, Geologie der, Dr. R. Zuber, 523
  • Flussbofestigungen, Projectirung und Veran- schlagung von, von R. Williams, 538
  • Gases, Kinetic Theory of, Elementary Treatise with Mathematical Appendices, by Dr. O. E. Meyer, Translated by R. E. Baynes, 587
  • Heat and Heat Engines : Study of the Princi¬ples which underlie the Mechanical Engineer- irg of a Power Plant, by Fred. Remsen Hutton, 612
  • Ingenieur Wissenschaften, Handbuch der, Zweiter Band,der Brückenbaun, 638
  • Japan, Handbook of Travellers io, by B. H. Chamberlain, 187
  • Japan in Transition, by Stafford Ransome, 247
  • London Water Supply, Compendium of the History, Law, and Transactions relating to the Metropolitan Water Companies, Collected and Collated by H. C. Richards and W. H. C. Payne, 69
  • Masonry Construction, Treatiso on, by Ira 0. Baker, 642
  • Measuring and Valuing Artificers’ Work, Students’ Guide to the Practice of, E. W. Tarn, 136
  • Mechanical Drawing and Machine Design, Easy Lessons in, by J. G. A. Meyer, 275
  • Mechanical Movements, Powers, Devices, and Appliances, by Gardner D. Hisoox, 275
  • Mechanics Applied to Engineering, by John Goodman, 301
  • Mechanics, Text-book on Applied, by Andrew Jamieson, 171
  • Microchimique et Spectroscopique Analyse, par M. E. Pozzi-Escot, 643
  • Mine Drainage, a Complete Practical Treatise on Direct Underground Steam Pumping Ma¬chinery, by Stephen Michell, 447
  • Mining and Metallurgy, Transactions of the Institution of, Edited by A. C. Claudet, Vol. vii., 538
  • Portland Cement: Its Manufacture, Testing, and Use, by D. B. Butler, 347
  • Purification of Public Water Supplies, by J. W. Hill, 187
  • Resistance des Matériaux, Abaques des Efforts Trauchants et des Moments de Flexion Déve- loppés dans les Poutres h une Travée, par Marcelin Duplaix, 136
  • Roads and Streets, Construction of, by Wm. H. Maxwell, 451
  • Sampson through the War, With, W. A. Goode, 523
  • Service Actuel des Trains Rapides, Belgique, Angleterre, France, Suisse, Notes de Voyage, 1897-98, par Camille Barbey, 248
  • Steam Engine and Oil and Gas Engine, Prof. John Perry, 120
  • Strength of Materials, by J. A. Ewing, 613
  • Surveying and Geodesy, Elements of, by Mans¬field Merriman, 418
  • Surveying, Treatise cn, Compiled by R. E. Middleton and Osbert Chadwick, in Two Parts, 642
  • Tables for Quantitative Metallurgical Analysis, J. J. Morgan, 69
  • Transport und Lagerungs-Einrichtungen fur Getreide u. Kohle, Von M. Buhle, 15

Literature: Short Notices:

  • American Shipping, Blue-book of, The Marine Review Publishing Co., 275
  • Arc Lamps and How to Maintain Them, Prac¬tical Handbook, by H. Smithson and E. R. Sharpe, 377
  • Banks and their Customers : Practical Guide for all who keep Banking Accounts, 477
  • Building Construction for Engineers, J. W. Riley, 477
  • Century Dictionary, The, 15
  • Contour Road Book of England—Devon, Corn¬
  • wall, Somerset, and Wiltshire, by H. R. G. Inglis, 32
  • Crams and Lifting Machines, Notes on the Construction of, by E. C. R. Marks, 347
  • Cycle Repairing, Practical, Illustrated, Office of “ Ironmongery,” 275
  • Discoveries and Inventions of the Nineteenth Century, by Robt. Routledge, 613
  • Dynamo, Dissected Model of a Direct-current, with Description of the various Parts, by Arnold Philip, 377
  • Electric Bells and Alarms, Practical Hand¬book on their Construction, Installation, and Repair, by F. E. Powell, 418
  • Electric Lamps and Electric Lighting : Four Lectures delivered at the Royal Institution, by J. A. Fleming, 613
  • Electrical Engineers’ Central Statiën Directory, Biggs and Son, 275
  • Measurements, The Arithmetic of. W. R. P. Hobbs, 32
  • Undertakings, Manual of, Compiled under direction of Emile Garecke, 477
  • Electrotechnique, Deux'ème Excursion en Suisse par les Elèves de l’Ecole Supérieure d’Eiectricité, 275
  • Engineering Telegraph Cede, Supplement to, by Jas. Stevens, 377
  • Engineer’s Pocket-book for 19C0, Fowler’s Mechanical, 477
  • Engineer, Pocket-book for 1900, Practical, John Haywood, 477
  • French-English Military Technical Dictionary, by Cornélis de Witt Willcox, 275
  • French Patent Specifications in the Library of the Patent-office, Key to the Classification of the, 121
  • Gas and Electric Lighting Works, Directory and Statistics, 1899, 318
  • Hedges and Hedge-making, W. J. Malden. 247
  • Hydraulic Diagrams for the Discharge of Con¬duits and Canals, based upon the Formula of Ganguillet and Kutter, by C. H. Swan and
  • and T. Horton, 613
  • Japan in Transition, by Stafford Ransomo, M. Inst., 247
  • McNeil’s Code, Terminal Index for Use with. Edited by B. McNeil, 347
  • Marine Engineering Rules and Tables, Pocket¬book of, by A. E. Seaton and H. M. Roun- thwaite, 15
  • Map of England, New Three-miles-to-an-inch, W. and A. K. Johnston, 121
  • Matriculation Directory, W. B. Clive, 32
  • Photographic Annual for 1899, Edited bv R 1 Child Bayley, 301
  • Process Year-book for 1899, Edited bv Wm Gamble, 318
  • Pyramids and Progress, Sketches from Egypt by John Ward, 613
  • Railway and Timber Trades’ Measurer and Calculator, by M. B. Cotswortb, 613
  • Rivers and Harbours of Queensland, Report on, by L. W. Bates, 15
  • Shipowners’ Technical Code Book, Walter Philips, 32
  • South Africa, Guide in, for Use of Tourists, Sportsmen, Invalids, and Settlers, Edited by A. S. and G. G. Brown, 377
  • Specifications: For the Architect, Surveyor, and Engineer when Specifying, Half-yearly, No. 4, 377
  • Squares, Tables of, by John L. Hall, 418
  • Star Maps, Monthly, for the Year 1900, by W. R. Blaikie, 613
  • Statics and Dynamics, First Book in, by Rev. J. L. Robinson, 15
  • Telephones: Their Construction and Fittirg, F. C. Alfop, 32
  • Valuation of Gas, Electricity, and Waterworks for Assessment Purposes, Principles of Prac¬tice of the, by Thos. Newbigging, 418
  • Ventilation, Natural and Artificial Methods of, Robert Boyle and Son, Limited, 377
  • Waterworks Directory and Statistics, 1899, 318
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1897:
  • Digest of Cases Tried in the Court of Appeal, with Introductory Chapter on the Act, by W. E. Hughes and H. G. Montgomery, 613
  • Llanelly, Inundation at, 167
  • Lloyd’s List of Warships under Construction in the United Kingdom, 418
  • Lloyd, Captain, On the Discharge of Torpedoes Below, 292
  • Lochs, Bathymetrical Survey of the Scotch, 216
  • Loch Doon, Project for Raisiijg, 595

Locomotives — tec Railways, Rolling' Stock, Material, and Permanent Way

  • Lodge, Mr. Oliver, On a Simple Method of Re-establishing Telegraphic Communications over Short Distances, 492

London County Council:

  • Bills in Parliament, The, 600
  • Centrifugal Pump, Mr. John Cochrane’s Tender
  • Accepted, 92 Contracts, 3, 14
  • and Engineering Contracts, 3
  • Light Railways for the County of London, 117
  • Locomotives in the County of Loudon to Con¬sume their own Smoke, 117
  • and the Port of London, 599
  • Re-building of Vauxhall Bridge, Excess in the Cost of, and its Causes, 117
  • Rivers Committee Report, 92
  • River Fire-tloat, Messrs. G. Napier and Sons’ Tender Accepted, 92
  • Steam Fire-float for, 20
  • Tramways between Westminster Bridge and Tooting, Reconstruction of, 117
  • Water Committee’s Report, 92, 117
  • London Docks, 615
  • Electric Supply Corporation, Water Supply for Boiler-feeding, 11
  • and Glasgow Shipbuilding and Engineer¬ing Company, Report as to Amalgama¬tion with a Sheffield Firm, 218
  • Improvements, Sir J. W. Barry on, 499
  • Locomotive Traffic in, 528
  • Main Drainage of, 464, 573
  • Water Supply, 65, 69, 117, 183, 297, 342, 424, 475, 519, 601
  • Sir William Crooko’s and
  • Prof. Dewar’s Report on its Quality, 519
  • The District Councils Scheme, 424
  • Its Future, 183
  • Question of the East, 65
  • from the Thames, 117
  • Liverpool, G.P.O , Air-compressor Plant, 164
  • Liverpool, New Docks, 235
  • Lubricating Oils of Different Countries, 428, 472
  • Lucas’ Variable Speed Gear, 10
  • Lyddite, 623
  • Lysaght, Limited, John, Smart Piece of Work done by, 473

M

  • McARTHUR FORREST Patent for the Use of Cyanide in Gold Recovery, Decision Respect¬ing, at Victoria, 22
  • McCurrich’s Report on the Dockisation of the Avon, 85, 86
  • Machine Shops, Piecework in American, 655
  • Tools, American, 648
  • American, for England, 593, 596
  • British and American, 414, 438, 537, 559, 586, 639
  • at the Cycle Shows, 516
  • Engineers’, 577
  • at Paris, 216
  • Shipyard, 161
  • Some Modern (Supplement,Novem¬ber 17M, 1899, i.-xvi.), 516
  • in the Uni»ed Statos, Magnetic Chucks, 218
  • Wood working, C'rowleyand Dux¬bury, 433
  • The Work of, Messrs F. Hillier and Chas. Frémont (Supplement, November 17th, 1899, xv.)
  • Machinery, American, for France, 623
  • Exports, American, 251
  • Exports from the United States, 459
  • Rating of, 62
  • Trade, The Half-year's, 42
  • Macmillan, Mr. Alexander, 634
  • Macnab, Mr. A. F., 634
  • McNeill, Mr. F. C., Forms of Magnetic Separa¬tors and their Application to different Orcs, 1
  • McOnie, Harvey, and Co., Limited, Cane-crushing Plant, 620
  • “Made in Germany,” A Toy Motor Cab, 472
  • Madagascar, Mining in, 239
  • Madoira, 1898, Value of Imports into, 218
  • Madras, Cotton Mills of, 271
  • Madras^Presidency, Salem Iron-mining District Magazine Automatic Machine (.Supplement, November 17 th, 1899, vii.), 516
  • Magnesite in the United States, Consumption of, 323
  • Magnetic Chucks, 218
  • Magnetic Separators, Some Forms of, and their Application to Different Ores, 249
  • Magnets, Steels suitable for, 39
  • Malleable Iron Factory, The Chicago, 458
  • Manchester Corporation Electricity Works, Dis¬aster at the, 329
  • Sewage, 511
  • Sewage Disposal Question, The, 595
  • Ship Canal, 235
  • Ship Canal Cattle Lairago at Mode Wheel, 51
  • Ship Canal, Earthen Embankment at Ellesmere Port, 569
  • Ship Canal, Effects of the, 559
  • Snip Canal, Extension Schemes, 623
  • Ship Canal Company, Half-yearly Report, 218
  • Ship Canal Company, Purchase of the Racecourse, 447
  • Manuring of Fields, Mr. Howman’s Experiments in, 243
  • Mappin, Sir F. T. J., at the Sheffield Gas Com¬pany's Meeting, 302

Maps:

  • American Railways, 535
  • Bombay, New Streets, 183
  • Canals and Navigable Rivers of England and Wales, Mr. L. B. Wells, 117
  • Isthmus of Panama, 577
  • Kronstadt, 28
  • Ordnance, 6in. to the Mile, Total Area Pub¬lished, 243
  • Nolla Torrent, Grisons, Switzerland, 168
  • Perthshire, Course of the s.s., 201
  • Ruina Torrent, Map of, 188, 189
  • Russian Railways to China, 415
  • Russian Waterways, 415
  • Strand Improvement, Proposed Road, 19
  • United States Geological Survey, Topographical, 194
  • Marconi Signal from the Steamer St. Pau’, 473, 495
  • Marconi System for United States Ships of War, 473, 495
  • Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding on the Thames, 314
  • Marine Notes, American, 50, 254
  • Market Weighton Canal, 235
  • Marl Deposits in Michigan, 323
  • Marsden, Mr. Alf., On Motor Haulage on Common Roads, 491
  • Marshall, Mr. F. T., Boiler Arrangements of Certain Recent Cruisers, 71, 73, 83, 99
  • Martelt, Mr. Benjamin, 138
  • Match-making Works, Diamond Company’s, 8,9, 12, 36, 37
  • Mather, Mr. Ernest, 483
  • Maudslay, Sons, and Field, Limited, Commercial Position, 366
  • Maudslay, Sons, and Field, Motion for the Winding up of, 495
  • Mayston, Mr. Robert, On the Practical Training of Engineer Students, 128
  • Mechanical Engineering, Electro - metallurgy applied to, 319
  • Mechanical Fog Signalling Apparatus, 465 Mechanical Traction on Canals, 316 Mechanics as Engine-room Artificers, Difficulties placed in the way of the Admiralty by the Society of Engineers, 301
  • Mechanics for the Navy, Admiralty Recruiting Agents appointed, 373
  • Medway, Changes in the, owing to the New Docks at Chatham, 39
  • Megaphone, A Gigantic, 552
  • Melinite, 623
  • Mellowe’s Sash-bar, 469
  • Melville, Commodore, On Triple-screw Warships. 125
  • Commodore, On Water-tube Boilers, 625
  • Commodore, Honours Conferred on, 39
  • Mercury, Electrolytic Extraction of, 323
  • Mergenthaler, Mr. Othmar, 447
  • Merrill, Mr. A. A., Experiments on the B’st
  • Forms of Curves for uso with Soaring Ma¬chines, 65
  • Mersey Dock Board, Annual Statement. 50
  • Metals Subject to Tarnish, Process for Restoring, Metals Supplied in 1898 to the Russian Market,
  • Metal Walls and Ceilings from Philadelphia in connection with the Plasterers’ Strike, 297
  • Metaphysics of Physics, 598, 632
  • Meteorites, Chondritic, Prof. A. Renard on their Origin, 346
  • Meter, The “ Venturi ” Water, 430
  • Metford. Wm. Ellis, 392
  • Metric System, The, 491
  • Metropolitan Water Supply, 342
  • Mexico, Chief Openings for British Trade in, 323
  • Milan Electricity Works, 620, 621, 622
  • Miley’s Macbino Tool Company, Railway Carriage Making Machinery, 406
  • Military Works Bill, 42
  • Mill, Ball, 281
  • Miller, Mr. .1. W., On Pig Iron Fractures, 189
  • Milling Machine, Double-geared Vertical, 329
  • Double - spindle (Supplement, November 17 tk, 1899, xvii.)
  • Duplex, Cunliffe and Croom, Limited, 33, 35
  • with Horizontal and Vertical Spindles, The Wolseley (Sup¬plement, November 17th, 1899, xi.)
  • Messrs. Isaac Hill and Son, 217
  • Mills in South',Wales, 473
  • Mine at Bendigo, Rise of Temperature at Different Depths in,'297
  • Mine, South Africa, The Lancaster West, Total Output, 297
  • Mineral Production. 1898, of the Seven Colonies of Australasia, 606
  • Mineral Statistics of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 355
  • Miners’ Federation'in South Wales, 300
  • Wages, 550
  • Wages and the New Unionism, 499
  • Mines, Accidents in, 165
  • Deep Pumping in, 377
  • Electricity in American, 304
  • and Minerals of Victoria, 615
  • Mining Compressor and Hoisting Engine, Fraser and Chalmers, 320
  • Counties in the Kingdom, Principal, 424
  • at Great Depths, 453
  • Industries, Gorman, 1898, 24
  • Industry, New South Wales, 606
  • Industry in Queens’and, 431
  • of Russia, Official Returns, 424
  • in Madagascar, 239
  • Plans, Natural Scales for, 215
  • Plant in South Africa, British v. Ameri¬can, 155
  • Regulations, Japan, 5S0
  • School, Cornwall, The Camborne, 114
  • Mirror, Monster, 254
  • Molybdenite, Where Found, and Cost of Working, 473
  • Mont Blanc, Wireless Telegraphy for, 519
  • Montreal Harbour, 416
  • Moon, Sir Richard, 524, 577
  • Morrin “ Climax” Water-tube Steam Boiler, 332
  • Morton, Prof. C. L., Method of Testing Electri¬cally Steam Pipe Coverings, 11
  • Motive Power, Generation and Electrical Distri¬bution of, 446, 482
  • Motor Cars:
  • Brake Horse-power of, 357
  • Competition in France, 228
  • Drivers of, in Washington to Pass an Examina¬tion, 546
  • for Chicago Postal Service, 546
  • for English Postal Service, not Successful Hitherto, 243
  • for German Postal Service, 243
  • Equipped with Telephonic Communication, 167
  • Leader on, 352
  • Marking or Numbering of, 397
  • for Municipal Work at Birmingham, 623
  • Name for, An American Competition for, 117
  • New York, at the Grand Central Station, 117
  • Notes on, 160, 216
  • Pieper Company's, 645
  • Propelled by Oil Engine, Helped by Electric Motor, 623
  • Run from London to Brighton, 495
  • Service in Newcastle and Sunderland, 227
  • for Shanghai, 373
  • Show at Dover, 65
  • Show of, at Islington Exhibition, 10
  • Show of, at the Paris Exhibition, 43, 74,160, 216, 427
  • Tax on, in Belgium, 473
  • Taxation of, in England, 443, 473. 479
  • Toy Cab, ‘ ‘ Made in Germany,” 472
  • Trials of, in France, 388
  • Trials of, at Liverpool, 50, 115, 214, 239
  • Variable Speed Gear for, Mr. W. H. Newman, 552
  • and Wagons, American, 50
  • Motor Dust Vans for the Chelsea Vestry, 355
  • Dust Van on Trial in the Strand, 495
  • Gun Carriage, 218
  • Haulage on Common Roads, Mr. Alf. Marsden on, 491
  • Omnibus, Berlin, 373
  • Omnibus Service between Victoria Station and Kennington Park, 373
  • Polyphase Induction, 38
  • Moulding Machines, 560
  • Mount Whitney Power Plant, 492
  • Mountain Torrents of Switzerland, Some. 106 118, 159, 168, 188,189, 192
  • Mundaring Reservoir, West Australia, Erroneous Reports respecting, 271
  • Municipal Enterprise, 376
  • Municipalisation of Public Service Enterprises, Effect on Tramway Development, 447
  • Murray, Sir John, and Mr. F. P. Pullar, Bathy¬metrical Survey of the Scotch Lochs, 216

N

  • NAGASAKI, Shipbuilding Industry at, 2S7
  • Trade of the Port of, 297
  • Narragansett Electric Light Company’s Thrce- Wire Distributing System, 519
  • Naphtha Industry, Steam to be Replaced by Electricity, 144
  • in Taurida Province, Discovery of, 355
  • Naples, Sanitary Improvements in, 271
  • Natal in June, Coal Output in, 289
  • “ Natural ” Scales for Mining Plans, 215
  • Naval Architecture, International Congress on at the Paris Exhibition, 397

Naval Engineer Appointments:

  • 25, 88, 130, 155, 163, 229, 285, 310, 328 361, 410, 420, 445, 466, 494, 557, 582, 620, 648
  • Naval Expenditure, Our, 39 Guns at Ladysmith, 451
  • Intelligence, 145
  • Manicuvres, 68
  • Shipwright Apprentices, Difficulty in Ob¬taining, 39
  • War Game in the Russian Navy, 288
  • Work in English Shipyards and Engine factories in 1899, 651
  • Navigation in Russia, Inland, 366
  • Navy, Non-Combatants in the Royal, 472
  • Nebraska, Scheme for Utilising Waterfall at, 114
  • Nernst Lamp Patents, Petitions against Validity Dismissed, 113
  • Newcastle, Experiments with Incandescent Gas Light, 623
  • Harbour, 560
  • Newman, Mr. W. H„ Variable Speed Gear for Motor V eludes, 552
  • Newmarket Sewerage, 47
  • New Orleans Drainage System, 636
  • Newport, Electric Lighting and Traction Scheme, 484 ’
  • Newport Harbour Commissioners’ Weekly Trade 52> 78< 102- 13°. 154. 180, 204, 228
  • 256. 284, 311, 336, 360, 384, 410, 434, 460, 484 50b, 532, 556, 582, 608, 656 » ’ > >
  • New South Wales Coal and Shale Mines, 1898, Men Employed and Accidents in, 473
  • New York, The Metropolitan Street Railway Company’s Power Station in, 546
  • Pneumatic Postal-tube Service in, 546
  • Water Supply, 264
  • New Zealand, Exports for the Financial Year from, 76
  • Niagara, Extension of Power Plant at, 397
  • Falls Hydraulic Power Company, New Machine, 645
  • Falls Water Company, Water-pumping Engines for the, 397
  • First Use of Power from the Falls of, 397
  • Nicaragua, Characteristics of its Climate, 355
  • Nickel Steel Parts of Locomotives, Specification for, 117
  • Niclausse Boiler, The, 292, 307, 357, 546
  • Mark Robinson on the, 292, 307
  • under Construction at Chicago, 546
  • Nile, Statistics as to the Rise of the, 125
  • Utilisation of the, 439, 441
  • Noble, Sir A., On Rifled Artillery, 60, 84
  • Noel, Mr., Boiler Tube, 253
  • Nolla Torrent, The, 159, 168
  • Nordberg Pumping Engine, Test of a, 155
  • Ncrthallerton, Electric Lighting of, 297
  • Northumberland and Atbert Edward Docks and . Railways, Estimate for the, 645
  • Notching Girders, Machine for, 217
  • Nova Scotia, Coal Areas of, 569

O

Obituary:

  • Agnew, Mr. George, 150
  • Allen, Mr. Grant, 435
  • Allen, Mr. John Prosser, 546
  • Allport, Mr. S. B., 428
  • Anderson, Mr. Jas., 484
  • Asquith, Mr. T. W., 636
  • ii0i53°a’ Th0 R6V‘ Edw. Lyon (with Portrait),
  • Blake, Mr. Henry Wollaston, 5
  • Blomfield, Sir Arthur, 447
  • Bohler, Mr. Alfred, 433
  • Bowser, Mr. Howard, 275
  • Brand, Mr , 546
  • Brereton, Mr. Wm.,635
  • Bunsen, Prof., 165
  • Burges-Short, Major Geo., 447
  • Case, Mr. Edward, 319
  • Castner, Mr. H. Y., 407
  • Colomb, Admiral (with Portrait), 403
  • Cramp, Mr. Jacob C., 397
  • Cripps, Mr. E. W., 623
  • Cudworth, Mr. Jas., 479
  • Davies, Mr. Thos. George, 180
  • Dodds, Mr. T. W., 266
  • Donaldson, Mr. John, 354
  • Ellis, Mr. Thos., 102
  • Elwell, Mr. P. B., 432, 6C6
  • Epstein, Mr. L., 204
  • Foster, Mr. Wm. Orme, 358
  • Fox, Mr. Theodore, 359
  • Frankland, Sir Edw. (with Portrait), 161
  • Gcodfellow, Mr. Joseph, 17
  • Graham, Mr. George (with Portrait), 7
  • Harrison, Mr. Jas., 336
  • Harvey, Mr. C. R., 191
  • Horley, Mr. Edw., 179
  • Imray, Mr. Thos. H. (with Portrait), 549
  • Jenkins, Mr. C. M., 632
  • Kemp, Mr. Dixon, 524
  • McMillan, Mr. Alexander, 634
  • Macnab, Mr. Archibald F., 634
  • Martell, Mr. Benjamin, 138
  • Mather, Mr. Ernest, 483
  • Mergenthaler, Mr. Othmar, 447
  • Metford, Wm. Ellis, 392, 432
  • Moon, Sir Richard, 524, 577
  • Peebles, Mr. D. B , 599
  • Rawson, Sir Rawson, 524
  • Riggenbach, Herr N., 92
  • Robertson, Mr. Jas., 599
  • Sanderson, Mr. Francis, 433
  • Simon, Mr. Henry, 91
  • Spark, Mr. H. K., 556
  • Stafford, Mr. Wm., 484
  • Steel, Mr. Geo., 397
  • Stevenson, Mr. Geo. E., 447
  • Stevenson, Mr..Graham, 331
  • Wheeler, Mr. Chas. Yandes, 327
  • Wilson, Mr. Isaac, 318
  • Younghusband, Lieut.-General Chas. Wright, 438
  • Observatory in Germany, The Highest, 355
  • Oil, Engineers and, 524
  • Groove - cutting Machine, Burton (Supple¬ment, November 17th, 1899, xii., xiii.)
  • Mineral, United States Exports. 218
  • Pipe Line from Michailovo to Batoum, 424
  • Separator, Standard, 329
  • from' Shale, ‘Special Premium to Refiaers Offered by French Government to Encour¬age its Production, 424
  • Well in America, The Deepest, 424
  • Opal Mines in Mexico and the United States, 194
  • Ordnance, Sir A. Noble on Rifled Artillery, 60, 84
  • An American Motor Gun Carriage, 218
  • at Krasnoeselo, Trial of, 194
  • Survey, Progress of the, 292
  • Testing the Automatic Sight for the 10in. Wire Gun, 190
  • Oscillometer, A Gyroscopic Device termed, 167
  • Otloy Wator Supply Scheme, 495
  • Ottawa, Now Telephone Plant for, 92
  • Overhead Wires, Dangers of, 36
  • Overland Routes to the East, 326

P

  • PACIFIC Coast Line, Survey of the, 331
  • Paignton Water Supply Schemes, 569
  • Paints for Iron, 29, 215, 239
  • Palmer, Mr , Star Drill Forging Machine, 306
  • Palmer’s Works, 107
  • Panama, Tidal Canal near, 576
  • Paper Driving Ropes, 443
  • Paper Roofing Tiles, 297
  • Paris Sewage Inundations, 626
  • Paris Sewage, Diversion and Purification of, 510, 561
  • Parliamentary Session, The, 210
  • Parmitor's Engine and Truck, 19
  • Parshall, Mr., bis Specification for Compound-condensing, Direct-coupled Engines, 199
  • Passenger Refrigeration Trains, 648
  • Patents in Australia, Cyanide, 232
  • British, 449
  • Expiration of the Welsbaoh, 623
  • Inventions in Connection with Cycles, Letters, Applications for this Year and Last, 424
  • Patent-office Buildings, Tho, 173, 174
  • Patent-office, United States Government, Ex¬aminers Wanted, 424

Patents, Selected American:

  • Anchor, T. E. Norton, 156
  • Armour-pierciog Shell, G. Dittmar, 80
  • Ash Ejector, H. See, 558
  • Band Saw Guide, H. Vedder, 54
  • Blast Apparatus for Locomotive Furnaces. J. Whittle, 206
  • Boiler Feed-water Heater, Steam, M. N. Forney, 584
  • Boiler Locomotive, D. Drummond, 436
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Yarmett and Haynes, 658
  • Boring Attachments for Mortising Machines.
  • W. Greenleaf, 386
  • Boring and Turning Mill, G. W. Moreton, 338
  • Brake Shoe, P. B. and J. MacGregor. 104
  • Breaking Metal, Ward and Lasb, 54
  • Breech-loading Guns, Extracting Mechanism for, Dawson and Buckham, 362, 412
  • Breech Mechanism for Breech-loading Ordnance, Dawson and Buckham, 338
  • Bridge, W. E. Gunn, 412
  • Burner, F. C. Dickenson, 534
  • Caisson, W. D. H. Washington, 638
  • Carriage for Field Guns, A. Resow, 638
  • Casting Pig Metal, J. M. Hartman, 436
  • Clutch for Hoisting Machines, C. L. Taylor, 658
  • Coke Ovens, F. W. C. Schniewind, 258
  • Combustion of Liquid Fuel, J. S. V. Bickford, 534
  • Concrete Making, Hains, jun., and Weaver, 638
  • Condenser, Evaporative, H. J. Fraser, 206
  • Contracting Sheet Metal, W. M. Barry, 638
  • Conveyors, Coal, T. Wrightson, 230
  • Couplings, E. Haber, 486
  • Coupling for Flexible Tubing, L. von Grave, 132
  • Doors for Damping Care, Detachable, C. P. Ludwig, 584
  • Draw-gear and Buffing Apparatus, G. Westing- house, 436
  • Drive Chain, E. G. Hoffmann, 132
  • Dust Conveyor for Threshing Machine, G. W. Russell, 412
  • Dynamo-electric Generator, B. G. Lamme. 65S
  • Dynamo-electric Machines, Hutin and Leblanc. 286
  • Electric Third-rail System, L. M. Maxham, 54
  • Electric Wires Metallic Conduit for, E. T. Greenfield. 486
  • Electricity, Generating, for Cars, J. Wayland, 258
  • Elevators, G. C. Getchell, 258
  • Engine and Dynamo, C. C. CowaD, 638
  • Engine, Explosive, C. R. Daellenbach, 610
  • Engine Lathe Head, W. P. Norton, 230
  • Engines, Pumping, G. de Laval, 258
  • Engine, Steam, H. E. Gamble, 558
  • Engine, Vertical, W. E. Crane, 230
  • Frictional Self-tightoning Fastening for Cams. &e., L. T. Sicka, 638
  • Furnace, Blast, C. S. Robinson, 584
  • Furnaces, Charging Open-hearth, A. Jack, 584
  • Furnace for Consuming Refuse, C. Wegener, 638
  • Gas Apparatus, E. Gobté, 486
  • Gases, Liquefying, J. E. Johnson, jun., 286
  • Gearing, Anti-friction. C. W. Whitney, 206
  • Glass, Illuminating Window, C. E. Manning, Governors, O. Steinlé, 508
  • Grate for Stoves or Furnaces, J. H. Goodfellow, 362
  • Gun Mounts for Qaick-firing Guns, J. A., F. E., and M. E. Normand, 312
  • Gun, Rapid-firing, C. Funke, 80
  • Hand-hole Plate, H. G. Tidemann, 386
  • Handle and Adjuster for Electric Lights, F. H. Stewart, 230
  • Hoist, A. B. Raney, 230
  • Hydraulic Thrust Block, T. Inglis, 132'
  • Igniter Gas. A. Simonini, 54
  • Igniter for Gas Engines, E. W. Graef, 26
  • Injectors, R. G. Brooks, 508
  • Injector, L. Friedmann, 182
  • Injector, S. L. Kneass. 182
  • Injector Burners, G. Chelimsky, 338
  • Iron Refining, G. T. Key, 286
  • Joints. Flexible, A. Campbell, 312
  • Journal Bearing, O. Ohlsson, 558
  • KilD, R. C. Staley, 362
  • Lathe, Engine, S. C. Schaner, 486
  • Lathe, Multiple Turning, F. R. Clark, 462
  • Lathe, Tool-holders. J. Gregory, 312
  • Lathe and Tool-holder, Turret, A. C. H. Kraft, 486
  • Lathe, Turret, Swasey and Lucas, 610
  • Launching Apparatus, Lifeboat, I’ollitz and Cox, 658
  • Lons, Bifocal, J. L. Bursch, 182
  • Levelling Rod, Milliken and Bowen, 104
  • Liquid Metal into Hollow Articles, Converting, A. Prym, 3SÖ
  • Metals, Shaping, Forging, &c., J. Robertson, 362
  • Mixing Concrete, Mortar, &c., J. H. Fisher, 534
  • Molten Iron, Art of Treating, J. R. Billings, 206
  • Mortising Chisel, M. Lamont, 258
  • Motion Converting Mechanism, W. Hay, 156
  • Ordnance, Means for Firing, J. A. F. E. and M. E. Normand, 462
  • Petroleum Incandescent Lamp, C. C. Bruckner, 610
  • Pig-breaking Machine, A. E. Brown, 312
  • Pile for Manufacturing Shafts, &c., R. A. Carter, 54
  • Planing Tool Steel, Masson and Fortin, 104
  • Pressure Gauge, Densmore and Clear, 26
  • Propeller Blades, Securing, L. Davies, 658
  • Pumping Engines, G. do. Laval, 258
  • Punching Machine, W. A. Langjabr, 386
  • Rails, Re-rolliDg, J. E. York, 338
  • Patents, American, Selected (continued): Regenerative Furnace, F. Siemens, 104 *Regulating Temperature of Heated Air, Gjers and Harrison, 486
  • Ring-spinning Frame, Leonard and Reynolds. 258
  • Riveting, E. Gunnell, 156
  • Rod-packing, Byle, Fillmore, and Nicholson. 610
  • Rolls for Making Terne Piates, T. Williams, 26
  • Rope Netting, W. H. Swift, 558
  • Rotating and Bearing, Mechanism for Turrets, Ac., J. Horne, 462
  • Rudders, F. Baldi, 508
  • Separators, II. L. Day, 258
  • Separators. Grain, A. Boguszewski, 286
  • Shell Fire, Dawson and Buckham, 862
  • Spindle Bearings, J. W. Collins, 462
  • Spindle, Electrically-driven, Sawyer and Robb. 462
  • Steam Trap, J. J. Roylo, 610
  • Sugar Refining, M. Zahn, 534
  • Taps for Water Mains, H. Hawkes, 658
  • Thrashing, .ƒ. B. Welsch, 508
  • Tool-holders, F. H. Cathcart, 312
  • Turbine Water-wheel, W. M. Mills, 338
  • Valve for Compressors, F. W. Gordon, 156
  • Valve Gear for Slide Valves, S. W. Wilkinson 206
  • Valve for Steering Gear, Regulating, J. D.
  • Williamson, jun., 26 Water-gauge Gasket, IL K. Gilbert, 462
  • Water Pipes, N. M. Hopkins, 486
  • Water-tube Steam Generators, F. Windam. 436
  • Weighing Scale, Combined Computing Device and, J. H. Stephens, 312
  • Wheel-cushioned Car, C. II. Cameron, 54
  • Wheels, Car, J. W. Breeding, 508
  • Worm Gearing, J. II. Barr, 104
  • Patent Specification, A Remarkable, 514
  • Patents, Trades, Marks, Ac., Japan, 282
  • Patents, United States Commissioner’s Report. 21° H ’
  • Patriotism amongst Engineers, 469
  • Paving Stones, Artificial, 447
  • Peace Conference, Tho, 13
  • Pearce, Mr. Alfred, On the Taff Valley Viaduct,
  • Peat, Fuel made from Compressed, 355
  • Peebles, Mr. D. B., 599
  • Pembroke Dockyard, Shipwrighting more Attrac¬tive to the Apprentices than Fitting, 39
  • Pembroke Waterworks, 296
  • Penny Postage to tho Cape, 218
  • Pennsylvanian Iron Trade, 519
  • Pennsylvania, University of, 323
  • Peru and its Mineral Wealth, 489
  • Pessell and Co., Moritz, Ship Steering Gear, 490
  • Petroleum, Annual Production of, in tho World. 218
  • Deposits in New Brunswick. 167
  • Exported from the United States, 218
  • Industry in Japan, The, 282
  • in Japan, 11
  • Pipe Line from Michailovo to Batoum. 424
  • Sprinkling Rails with, 271
  • in Steam Boilers, 527
  • The World’s Production, 495
  • Pewter Pots, 280
  • Philadelphia, Bituminous Coal in, Outcry against, 373
  • Philadelphia Water Supply, 397
  • Photographers, Amateur, at the Paris Exhibition 495
  • Photographic Surveying, Mr. Bridges Lee on, 354
  • Photography, Submarine, M. L. Bontan, 167
  • Physical Concepts, Prof. J. II. Poynting on, 325
  • Physics, Metaphysics of, 598, 632
  • Piecework in American Machine Shops, 655
  • Pier at Southwold, New, 194
  • Pig Iron Fractures and their Value in Foundry Practice, Mr. J. W. Miller, 189
  • Output in Germany, 447
  • Pittsburgh, Eogland and Germany, Cost of Making, 323
  • Production of the United States, 194
  • in Russia, Total Make of, 519
  • Pintsch’s System, 200
  • Pistol-Sabre, A New Weapon, 379
  • Pipes, Action of Electrolysis on Water, 39
  • Blue “ Ironware,” 267
  • Brush, Deacon's, 551
  • Cement-lined, Excellence of, 1P4
  • Facing and Boring Machine, 269, 290
  • Friction of Compressed Air in, 504, 527
  • Incrustation of, at Torquay Waterworks, 442, 451
  • Joints, 251
  • Joints, Wooden instead of Lead, 243
  • Seamless Steel, of Large Diameter, S. Bethlehem, United States, 473
  • Testing Coverings of Steam, Electrically, 11
  • Planimeter, Lippincott, 614
  • Planing Machine, American, 537
  • Electrically-driven, 391, 392
  • Portablo Electrically-worked,
  • Plaster of Paris, Solution for Hardening, 144
  • Plate, Curious Experiment in Punching a, 235
  • Piatino-iridium for Manufacture of Gas Thermo¬meters, 595
  • Ploughs, Electrically-driven, in Prussia, 271
  • at the Smithfield Club Show. 565
  • Put to Warlike Use, The, 546
  • Plumbago Industry in Ceylon, The, 271
  • Plumbers in Japan, 634
  • Plymouth, Sutton Harbour Improvements, 615
  • Pneumatic Propulsion, 74
  • Safety Gaol, A, 11
  • Transmission of Eaergy, Sir F. Bram¬well on the, 176, 177
  • Tube from the General Post-office to Euston, 354, 369
  • Poland, Industrial Development of, 523
  • Polyphase Induction Motors, 38
  • Polytechnic, The S. W., 314
  • Pomona Engino Works token over by Messrs. Simpson and Bodman, 129
  • Ponge Yarn, A New Industry in Japan, 634
  • Pooley and Son, Limited, Messrs. Uy., Weigh¬bridge for Ebbw Vale, 65
  • Population of the British Isles, Total, 167
  • Portland Cement, Tests of, in Contact with Sewage and Water, 355
  • Port Arthur, Growth of, 144
  • Port Arthur, Works at, 167, 355
  • Port Talbot Company Announced, 52
  • Portishead Dock Scheme Abandoned, 451

Portraits:

  • Berthon, Rev. Edw. Lyon, 453
  • Colomb, Admiral, 403
  • Frankland, Sir Edw., 161
  • Graham, Mr. George, 8
  • Imray, Thos. Hy., 549
  • Postal Service on Bicycles round Grantham, 323
  • Postal Tube Service to Euston, Pneumatic, 354, 369
  • Postal Tubs Service in New York, Pneumatic, 546
  • Postmaster’s Returns at the House of Commons, 141
  • Potassium Chlorate, 499
  • Pottery, China Ware and Decorative, British and German, 144
  • Pound Weight, The German American, 256
  • Power Distribution in Mills and Factories, 622
  • Generation, Comparative Cost by Steam Engine, Water Turbine, and Gas Engine, 322, 403
  • Generation, Cost of, 403
  • Plant at Niagara Falls, Extension of, 397
  • Poynting, Prof. J. H., On Physical Concepts, 325, 332
  • Preece, Sir W. IL, Freedom of the Borough of Carnarvon offored to, 194
  • Pressed Steel Car Company, Large Contract with the Carnegie Steel Company. 65
  • Priestley, Mr., On the Cardiff Water Supply, 6
  • Printing Presses, Electrically-driven, 636
  • Printing by X-Rays, The Izambard Process of, 323
  • Problem in the Theory of Beams, 18
  • Profit, Laws of, 231, 259
  • Laws of, by Prof. R. H. Smith, 231
  • Sharing, Conference at Newcastle - on-Tyne on, 397
  • Projectiles and their Effects in South Africa, 572
  • Propellers, Air, Thrust or Lifting Power of, 329
  • Pulverising Mill, The Kent, 606
  • Pumps, Centrifugal, in Series, 504
  • for Dredging, American Screw, 76
  • for Egypt, Gwynne and Co., 415
  • The Pohlé Air Water, Mr. Wood on the, 594
  • Rubber Steam Aoid, 495
  • Pumping Engine for Chicago Tested, Lake Erie Engineering Works, 167
  • Engine, Test of a, 155
  • Machinery at Limehouse, New Dry Dock, 216
  • in Mines, Deep, 377
  • Plant, Electric Motors for Driving, 645
  • Station, Westminster, The London
  • Hydraulic Power Company’s, 554
  • Punching a Plate, Curious Experiment in, 235
  • Pusch, Direktor, On the Vertical Casting of Iron Pipes and Columns, 397
  • Pyx, Trial of the, 10

Q

  • QUICKSILVER, Australian, 461
  • Quicksilver Fountain, Bright’s, 79

R

  • RADIATOR, A New, 550
  • Radiometer for Measuring the Heat of the Stars, 623
  • Rail Saw, Portable, 48

Railways:

Railway Accidents:

  • 1898, Board of Trade’s Inquiries into Causes, 447
  • Accrington, 427
  • Austria-Hungary, Three in One Night, 645
  • British Riilwavs, Passengers Killed and Injured Last Year on, 355
  • British Railways, Railway Servants Killed and Injured on, 355
  • Caledonian Railway near Dunblane, Due to Breaking of a Coupling, 595_
  • Caledonian, near Glassford, 656
  • Cambrian, Collision at Tlych, 297
  • Chicago and Alton Railway, A Curious Accident on, 470
  • Cockett Tunnel, Fall of the Roof of the, 271
  • Crewe, 447, 623
  • Derailment by a Defective Frog on an Ameri¬can Railway, 470
  • Flushing Express near Capelle, 495
  • France, Collision at Juvisy, 144
  • France, Between Montmoreau and Charmant, 623
  • Great Western, at Slough, 656
  • Great Western, Swansea Express Narrow Escape, 447
  • Great Westorn, Swindon, Attempt to Wreck a Train near, 11
  • Indian Railway, Line Washed Away, 373
  • Indian Rulway8, Passengers Killed and Injured Last Year on, 355
  • Indian Railways, Railway Servants Killed and Injured last Year on, 355
  • Irish Mail at Crewe Station, Snapping of a Locomotive Axle, 447
  • Irish Mail, at Holyhead, 218
  • Irish Mail, Between Madely and Staff >rd, 595
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire, at Oldham, 218
  • Lindon, Brighton, and South Coast, Bermond¬sey, 623
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast, Wivels- tield, 656
  • London and North - Western, Tunnel from Waterloo Dock, Liverpool, to Edgehill, 11
  • Manchester, Collision at Victoria Station, 271
  • Midland, Ashchurch Station, 323
  • Midland, Landslip, 297
  • Paris Metropolitan, 595
  • Perth General Railway Station, Lieut.-Col. Yorke’s Report, 519
  • to Railway Servants, 594
  • Russia, Trans-Siberian, Breaking of “Burst Rails,” 158
  • South-Western, Boscombe, Bournemouth, 473
  • Stafford Station, 373
  • United Kingdom, during Six Months ending June 30tb, 1898, 99, 495, 502
  • United States in June, Record of, 218
  • United States in September and October, 1899, 623, 645
  • United States, Windom, Minn., Collision on a Bridge, 397
  • Wimbledon, Double Collision at, 271

Railways, British, Colonial, and Indian:

  • African, Mileage of, 495
  • Australasian, Development during Eight Years, 92, 117
  • Australasian Extension, 92, 468 Australian, 495, 530
  • Australian, South, A Year’s Receipts and Expenses, 218
  • British, R:ceipts of, for Week ending Septem¬ber 20tb, 323
  • Buluwayo, 297
  • Burma, 144, 167
  • Caledonian, Employé? Excursion, 167
  • Canada, Mileage in, 569
  • Cape Colony Extension, Mileage, 92, 184, 361
  • Cape Government Railways Department, Hydraulically - worked Lovers at the Salt River Signal Cabin, 435
  • Dearne Valley Railway Bill, 645
  • English and American, 273, 429, 535
  • Glasgow and South-Western, Last Year’s Traffic, 194
  • Great Central, Apply for Second Debenture Stock, 623
  • Great Central, Friction between the Men and the Company, 546
  • Great Central, Project for Extension to the North-East of England and Scotland, 519
  • Great Centra’, From Leicester to Rugby, 211— 213
  • Great Eastern Company, Daily Output at their Works, Stratford, 645
  • Great Eastern, Experiments with Widened Carriages, 144
  • Great Eastern, Line Doubled between Lynn and Wolferton, and New Station, 194
  • Great Northern, Alterations and Extensions at ‘ Boston, 167
  • Great Northern, Hunslet Branch Line and Goods Station at Leeds, 513, 515
  • Great Northern, New Branch Line and Goods Station at Leeds, 542, 543, 617, 641
  • Great Northern, A Record Run to East Finchley, 650
  • Great Northern Trains to Join the Midland Line at Pye Bridge, 397
  • Great Northern Company Summoned for Permitting Locomotives to Emit Black Smoke at Sidings, 623
  • Great Western, Extension between Acton and High Wycombe, 424
  • Great Western, Extension from Wotton Basset, 310
  • Great Western, Improvements at Sheffield Station, 297
  • Great Western, Inspection of Cockett Tunnel, 495
  • Great Western, New Loop Line between Oxford and Wolvercote, 355
  • Great Western, Speeds—Up “ Devonia," 331
  • Great Western, Swansea to be Placed on the Main Line, 256
  • Harrow and Uxbridge, Extensions at Pinner, 92
  • Hull and Barnsley, South Yorkshire Extension,s First Sad Cut, 117
  • Hunslet Railway, 616, 617, 618, 641
  • Indian, 68
  • Assam Bengal Line, 167, 468
  • Assam-Bengal, Dining Cars on, 323
  • Bsngal Central, 373
  • Bengal-Duars Line, 373
  • Bengal and Nagpore and East Coast, Tunnel at Budge-Budge, 194
  • Bengal-Nagpore Extension, 167, 194
  • Bombay, in connection with the Sanita¬tion of the Town, 39
  • Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Re¬port, 519, 645
  • Cambay to Petlad, Projected Line, 271
  • Cawnpore, Central S’ation at, 468
  • Ceylon, 43, 95,144, 270
  • Chandipur-Taki Line under Survey, 193
  • Debra to Mussoorie, 218
  • Gbaziabad-Moradabad, 373
  • Godbra with Baroda, Chord Line t» Connect, 645
  • Increase in their Earnings, 323
  • Kashmore Project, 167
  • Ludhiana to Jakhal, 519
  • Madras Line, Copper Tubes the only Satisfactory, 323
  • Midland, its Length, 194
  • Mileage Open for Traffi; on March 31st ,last, 373
  • Moghul Serai-Gya, 243 .
  • Munmad and Jalna, 373
  • Nilgiri Mountain, 62, 66, 519
  • Paumban Branch of the South Indian,
  • Bridges to be Built for, Broad Gauge,
  • Peninsula, The Great, 271
  • Persons Employed on, 323
  • Siamese, Korat Line, 92, 296
  • Siamese State, 631
  • Simla-Kalka Line, 297, 546 : South, Extensions, 297
  • South, Total Length Worked by, 645
  • Surveys Sanctioned by the Government for the Cold Season, 429
  • Tapti Valley, 495
  • Tunnels under the Hooghly for the , East Coast and Bengal Nagpore Rail¬ways, 297
  • Uniform System of Signalling for, 323
  • Invergary and Fort Augustus, 487, 496
  • Ireland, 403
  • Irish, Bill for the Amalgamation of Two, thrown out, 92
  • King’s Lynn Docks and Railway Company, Half-yearly Report, 323
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire, Doubling of Main Line, Normanton and Todmorden, 297
  • Leeds City and Suburban, 519, 623
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast, New Pull¬man Cars on, 144
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast, Work¬men's Trains, 519
  • London Central, 117
  • London and North-Western, Appeal against Injunction regarding Speed at Level Crossing, 495
  • London and North-Western, Ashbourne to Buxton Line Opened, 117
  • London and North-Western, Conference Train, 165
  • London and North-Western, Connection of Coventry and Nuneaton Line with Messrs. Webster and Co.’s Brickworks, 297
  • London and North-Western, Excursion Trains Suppressed for a Day, 117
  • London and North-Western, Experimental Run on, 44
  • London and North - Western, Half-year’s Report and Accounts, 144
  • London and North - Western, Locomotives Owned by, 546
  • London and North-Western, Mileage run by Trains, 1898, on, 447
  • Lindon and North-Western, New Works, 468
  • London and North-Western, Parsley Hay to Ashbourne Extension, 308
  • London and North-Western, Scheme for Extension of Easton Station, 645
  • London and North-Western, Speed on the, 652
  • London and South-Western, Addition to their Fleet, 194
  • London and South - Western, Half-year’s Receipts from Revenue, 117
  • London and South-Western, Special Trains Run in Four Days in connection with the War, 447
  • London Underground, Electric Traction on the, 424
  • Malay Peninsular, Penang to Perak, 167
  • Metropolitan, Company, Mr. J. Bell’s State¬ment as to the Policy of the Great Central, 117
  • Metropolitan, Half-year’s Traffic, 124
  • Midland, Appointment of District Passenger Agents, 210
  • Midland, Baldwin Locomotives on the, 443
  • Midland, Extension, Stairfoot to Cudworth, 297
  • Midland, Half-year's Report and Accounts, 144
  • Midland, Hunslet Railway over the, 616, 617, 618, 641
  • Midland, New London Works, 186
  • Midland, Shareholders’ Half-yearly Meeting, 179
  • New South Wales, 22, 198, 358. 431, 483, 488
  • New South Wales, Mr. II. B. Howe on, 22
  • New South Wales and Victorian, 198
  • New Zealand, Mileage Open for Traffic, 495
  • North British, Contracts for Tank Engines, 410
  • North British, New Station at Edinburgh, 194
  • North-British, Report for Half-year ending July 31st, 1899, 306
  • North-Eastern Extension, Knaresborough and Kirk Deighton, 519
  • North-Eastern Extensions, Reorganisation of Staff, 323
  • North-Eastern, Hartlepool to Seabam Harbour Line, 297
  • North-Eastern, Locomotives, New, for, 291
  • North-Eastern, Locomotives Owned by, 546
  • North-Eastern, Mechanical Fog-signalling Ap¬paratus, 465
  • North Pembrokeshire and Fishguard, 53
  • Queensland, 495, 606
  • Rhymney Valley Railway Company v. Brecon and Merthyr Tydvil Junction, 645
  • Scotch, Invergarry and Fort Augustus, 487,496
  • Scotch, West Highlands, Mallaig Extension, 645
  • Scotch, West Highlands, New Lines Projected, 645
  • Sheffield District, 424 Sierra Leone, 240, 241
  • South African, 411
  • South Africa, Natal. Particulars respecting, Furnished by Sir W. Peare, 468
  • South Devon Atmospheric, Sir F. Bramwell on, 88
  • South-Eastern and London, Chatham, and Dover, Half-year's Report, Projected Improvements, 61, 89, 373
  • South-Eastern and London, Chatham, and Dover, New Locomotives Ordered by, 447
  • Southwold Railway, Narrow Gauge, Proposed Extension to Lowestoft, 355
  • Suspension, An Early, 64
  • Taff Vale Bill, 656
  • Tasmanian Mileage of, and Report for 1898 308, 495
  • Uganda. 39, 546
  • United Kingdom, Total Mileage of, 271
  • Victorian, 76, 606
  • Viaduct Connecting the Turret with the Admiralty Pier, Dover, 161
  • Waterloo and City, 499, 503, 549
  • Yorkshire Dales, 595, 628

Railways, Electric:

  • Baker-street and Waterloo, 297, 595
  • Berlin, 631 Brussels, 519
  • City and South London, 144, 546
  • Corea, Seoul, 39
  • Croydon and Brighton, 424, 546
  • Davos Platz, Funicular, 473
  • Douglas, 254
  • France, Loon, E'ectric Rack, 495
  • German, Krefeld to Düsseldorf, 297
  • Hawaii, 569
  • Indian, Himalayas, 194
  • Ireland, Portrush and Giant’s Causeway, 248
  • Kashmir, 447, 519
  • Liverpool, Returns of the Half-year not so Gratifying, 194
  • Manchester, Underground, 473
  • New York Elevated, 645
  • New York, Third-rail System, 167
  • Ohio, 11, 424, 504
  • Paris, Underground, 526
  • Rail Bending for, A New Method of, 447
  • Rotterdam, The Hague and ScLeveningen, 519
  • Scotland, Ben Clench, 144
  • Swiss, Lreche, 373
  • Swiss, Thun to Burgdorf, 191
  • United States Huntington, Current Generated by Gas Engines, 447
  • Waterloo and City, 144, 548
  • Waterloo and Baker-street, 297, £95

Railways, Foreign:

  • African, Mileage of, 495
  • African, Uganda, 39, 546
  • Algeria, Slowness of Trains, 39
  • America, Republic of Central, Guatemala, New Line, 323
  • American and English, 273. 429
  • American Improvements, 469
  • Asia, Central, and Trans-Caucasus; Com¬munication with Ports of Constantinople, Smyrna, Ac., to be Opened in September, 167
  • Asia Minor, 149
  • Austrian, Marienbad-Carlsbad, 624, 628
  • Austria, Reported Construction by an English Syndicate of a Mountain Railway, 117 Bimeo, 424
  • Bulgarian State, Contracts Open, 175
  • Burma, Maymyo to Mandalay, 144
  • Burma to the Yang-Tse, 167
  • Brazil, Extension Schemes, 11
  • Brazil, Gloomy R°port on, 39
  • Chinese, Corea, The First Orcned for Traffic 580, 623
  • Chinese, Corea, Seonl-Chemulpo, 39
  • Corea, Seoul-Fusan, 194
  • Formosa, 167, 373, 580, 634
  • Han-Kau Line, 310
  • Luban Line, 355, 645
  • Lung-Chau Nan Ying Line, 296, 355
  • Manchurian, 144, 650
  • Cuban, Mileage Controlled by British Com¬panies, 373
  • Denmark, Fyen and Zealand, and Jutland, 65
  • Dutch Guinea, Paramari Company and Upper Surinam, 355
  • Egyptian, Wadi-Halfa to Khartoum, 546
  • French, Chemin du Fer du Nord, 345, 463, 619
  • The Eastern of France, Repairs of the Torcenay Tunnel, 296
  • Paris, Lyons, and Mediterranean, Elec¬tric Train Lighting on, 645
  • The Orleans Main Line to be Prolonged into Paris to the Quai d’Orsay, 355
  • Railways and their Work, by Chas. Rous-Marten, 345, 463, 619
  • State Railways, Baldwin Locomotives for, 645
  • Winter Train Services, by Chas. Rous- MarteD, 619
  • Japanese Extensions, 595
  • German, Berlin-Bucharest in 48 Hours, 397
  • Berlin-Bucharest, Rolling Stock for, Contract Secured by French Firm, 410
  • East African Central, 397 Development, 64
  • Greek, Athens to Larissa, 65
  • Italian, Kassala to Keren and Massowab, 65, 117
  • Italian, Robbery of Passengers’ Baggage on, 296
  • Japanese Elevated, 323
  • Kinsin Line Completed, 296
  • Locomotives Imported to, 296
  • Sanyo Line from Shimonoseki to Kobe, 296
  • Why do Through Trains not Call at Yokohama, 39
  • Mexican Mileage, 323
  • Mexican, Tehuantepec, 595
  • New South Wales, Gradients on the N. and W. Lines, 92
  • Norwegian State, 18, 380
  • Pennsylvania, Bridge Renewal at Newark, 167
  • Portuguese Railway, Contract Secured by Cory and Sons, 582
  • Riumanian, Tergu Ocna to Palanca Ghyrnhs, 424
  • Russian, 32. 243. 323, 355, 373, 424, 473, 503, 627, 569
  • Administration, 147
  • Automatic Brakes on all, 323
  • Black Sea Coast, 194
  • Extension of the Central-Asian to Werny, 191
  • in Central Asia, 372
  • to China, 415
  • European, and Asiatic Mileage Thrown Open for Traffic, 1898-1899, 416
  • Journal entiled “ Railway Matters.” A. 355
  • Motors to Krenzburg, 269
  • Orenburg to Tashkend, 373
  • in Persia, 430, 473
  • Riga-Tukum, 243
  • St. Petersburg to Kieff, 184
  • Trans-Siberian, 116, 158, 204, 225, 323, 447
  • Trans-Siberian “ Train de Luxe,” 323
  • Windau to Tukum, 194
  • Soudan, 65, 218
  • Swedish, Boras to Alvesta, 271
  • Gellivare, 117 Gothenburg to Skee, 271
  • Swiss, Experiments on the Three-phase Rail¬way between Thun and Burgdorf, 355
  • Mileage of, 92, 167
  • Mont Blanc, 495
  • Wear of Rails on Mountain Line», 171
  • Turkish, Anatolian Railway Extension, 243
  • 271, 422, 560, 597
  • Bagdad Railway, 243, 271, 422, 597, 645
  • Beirut-Damascus, 397, 424 Euphrates Valley, 169
  • Venezuelan, 243
  • United States Railways in America :—
  • Alaskan, 345
  • Baltimore and Ohio, The Electric Locomo¬tives for Tunnel Service not Used as Anticipated, 117
  • Boston and Maine, Coke Fuel Used, 323
  • Buffalo to Pittsburgh, 243
  • Chicago, Elevated System of, 65
  • Chicago aud North-Western, 595
  • Colorado, 194
  • Colorado, Texas, and Mexican, 243
  • and English, 273, 429
  • Erie, New Shops of, Driven by Gas Engines using Producer Gas, 623
  • Erie, Permanent Way laid on, during 1899, 623
  • Fast Travelling in the, 577
  • Gross and Net Earnings of, and Dividends Paid by, 355
  • Illinois Central, Monster Locomotive, 432, 497
  • Improvements, 469
  • Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Fast Run with Heavy Train, 631
  • Locomotives Fitted with Water Grates on, 424
  • Mileage of, per Inhabitants, and Tonnage of Goods Traffic, 92
  • New Lines Projected, 657
  • New York Central, Long Plate Girder Bridge,
  • New York Central, System of Motor Cars at Buffalo, 473
  • New York Central, Use of Steel Ties, 323
  • New York Elevated, to be Worked Electric¬ally, 645
  • Passenger and Goods Traffic, 167
  • Pennsylvanian Acquires the Control of the Baltimore and Ohio, 546
  • Pennsylvanian System, Eleotric Signalling Throughout, 323
  • Pittsburgh, Bessemer and Lake Erie Lino, Tunnel on the, 323
  • Remarkable Train Performance, 432
  • San Francisco, New Lines to, 271
  • Statistics, 226, 251, 271, 304
  • Total Mileage of New, 65
  • The White Pass and Yukon, 92, 345, 348

Railways, Light:

  • Axminster to Lyme Regis, 200
  • Belgium, Remarkable Extension of, 293
  • Bere Alston to Calstock, 447
  • Bradford to Leeds, 218, 546
  • Bridges for, Mr. L. H. Rugg on, 568
  • Bury St. Edmunds and Attleborough, 473
  • Cape, The, 103
  • Commissioners, Change of their Offices, 218
  • Cornwall and Dorset, 218
  • Darlington, 144
  • Dartmouth, S. Hams, 595
  • Driffield to Beeford, 271
  • Essex, 59, 65
  • Exhibition connected with, 424
  • Hartington to Leek, 306
  • India, Parla-Kimedi, 397 Ireland, 403
  • Ireland, Portrush and Giant’s Causeway Elec¬tric, 250
  • Isle of Sheppey, 355
  • Kent, between Cranbrook and Tenterden, 623
  • Light Railways and Tramways Association, 11
  • London, 420
  • London Suburban, 523
  • Middlesex, 590
  • Mid-Suffolk, Ipswich to Halesworth and others, 38
  • North Staffordshire, 355
  • C°nfirme<t hy the Board of Trade for,
  • Oswestry with the Tarrat Valley, 271
  • Scotland, Ayr to GirvaD, Application for, 397, 424
  • Scotland, Echt to Hazslhead, 243
  • Scotland, Loch Doon, 595
  • Snrbiton Distriot, in Contemplation, 194
  • Surrey, 424
  • Thames, South of the, Application for, 397
  • Trent Valley, Blyton to Frodringham, 243
  • United States and Canada, 424
  • Wallingford to Benson, 424
  • Yorkshire and Caithness, 569

Railway Matters, Various:

  • Acetylene Gas for Railway Carriage Lighting, United States, 645
  • Altitude of Railways above Sea-level, 575
  • Aluminium Cables, Chicago, Use of, 519
  • Aluminium Feeder Wires for the New Elevated Railway in Chicago, 495
  • American Railway Master Mechanics’ Associa¬tion, Annual Meeting and Principal Subjects Reported on, 65
  • Automatic Brakes Ordered for all Luggage and Goods Vans in Russia, 323, 373
  • Couplings on American Freight Cars, 1, 27, 56,105,133,185, 207, 208, 209, 271, 595
  • Couplings, Royal Commission on, 9, 34, 61, 90, 124, 129, 148, 167
  • Baldwin Works, Pamphlet Illustrating the Locomotives Recently Turned out, 39
  • Ballasting a Railway Viaduct to Deaden the Noise, 373
  • Bethlehem Steel Company, Large Engine Shaft Despatched by Rail, 218
  • Bicycles Carried Free on United States Rail¬ways, 424
  • Birt, Sir Wm., Retirement of and Presentation to, 65, 218, 356
  • Block and Interlocking System, Absolute, 853
  • Brakes, Continuous, Returns laid before Parlia¬ment, 354
  • Bridge, Atbara, Opened, 218 Australia, 530
  • Braunstone Gate, Great Central, 211, 213
  • over the Midland, 514, 616, 617, 618
  • New York Central, Girder, 494
  • over Pontefract-road, Hunslet Railway, 618
  • Renewal over the Mahavelli River Cej^on^ (Supplement, September 1»<,
  • Renewal on the Pennsylvanian Railway,
  • on the Sonth Indian Railway Extension, 167
  • ^t,C13 ^r^ere<^ from America,
  • at Sunderland to be Built by the North- Eastern Railway Company, 495
  • Wakefield-road, Hunslet Railway, 641
  • Across the Wear, Projected New, 243, 546
  • British and French Summer Train Services, 81, 116
  • Brooklyn Elevated Railroad Structure, Traffic Suspended owing to Rioting, 65
  • Brooks Works, Large Locomotive, 218
  • Buffer Systems, Early Central, 419
  • Canada Atlantic Railway Company, Steel Steamers will Operate on the Lakes in connec-tiou with their System to Quebec, 424
  • Canadian Pacific Railway, Running Time between the Atlantic and Pacific Coast Reduced, 65
  • Cardiff Railway Servants’ Dispute, 180, 595, 608
  • Chicago, Elevated Railway System, Length of Track, 65
  • Chili, Railway Travelling in, Cheap, 11
  • Chinese Railway, Russian Loan for the Con¬struction of, 355
  • Club Proposed, 19
  • Coal-dust into Briquettes, Factory at Haranpnr for Manufacturing, 167
  • Coal and Wages in the Locomotive Department of English and Scottish Railways, Increased Expenditure for, 355
  • Cockett Tunnel, Inspection of, 495
  • Coke Fuel for Locomotives in the United States, 167, 243, 357, 424
  • Communication Appliance for Passenger Trains, The Brake System of, 424
  • Couplings, Committee for the Examination of Improved, Circular Letter sent to Inventors, 167
  • Crewe Memorial Cottage Hospital, Mr. F. W. Webb’s Gift to, 569
  • Cyclists at the London Stations, Cloak-room Accommodation for, 569
  • Dining Saloonson the Assam-Bengal Railway, 323
  • District Passenger Agents on the Midland, Appointment of, 290
  • Electric Head-lights on Locomotives on a Chicago Railway, 495
  • Lighting of Ludgate-bill Station, 447
  • Lighting of Railway Carriages, 270, 296
  • Train Lighting on the Paris, Lyons, and Mediterranean, 645
  • Elevated Railways, Chicago, 447
  • Elevated Railways, New York, 447
  • Eleven Hours' Day for Swiss Railway Employés, Empire State Express, Fast Run made by, 519
  • English and Scottish Railway Companies, Accounts for the Past Half-year, 355
  • English and Scotch Railway Rates of Carriage of Coal, 608
  • Exhibition, Proposed, 296
  • Express Service between Berlin and Constanti¬nople, Daily, 595
  • Fares, Third-class, on English and Irish Ra:l- ways Compared, 243
  • Fast Run with Heavy Train, Lake Shcra and Michigan State Riilway, 631
  • Fast Travelling in the United States, 577, 595, 604
  • Fastest Long-distance Train in the World, 401
  • Fire-box, Vanderbilt Circular, 420
  • Flanged Tires for Locomotives, Railway Master
  • Mechanics’ Association on, 78
  • Floods in the Baran District of the Kotah State, 167
  • Fort Madison Shop?, Electric Installation for the, 65
  • Fraser Railway D >or Controller, 167
  • French Custom Officers to Attend at Victoria Station, 495
  • Ganges, Bridge over the, 373
  • Glasgow and District Subway Company, Cable
  • Repairs and Renewals and Adoption of Elec¬tric Traction, 355
  • Gooday, Mr. J. F. S., Appointed Manager of the Great Eastern Railway Company, 355
  • Great Northern, A Railway Record, 650
  • Great Western Railway Men, Complaints of, 180
  • Heating of our Trains, 648
  • Heavy Load Sent by Rail, 218
  • Indian Coal on Ceylon Railways, 144
  • Indian Railways, Traffic on, and Earnings, 1898-99, 323
  • Indian Railways, Uniform System of Signalling on, 323
  • International Sleeping Car Company, Calais- Mediterranean Express, Train de Luxe, 623
  • Labour Unrest of Railway Men, 180
  • Lighting of Carriages, 149, 270
  • Lighting Rolling Stock by Electricity, 46
  • Liquid Fuel, Coal and Wood, on Locomotives and River Steamboats, Consumption of, 271
  • Liquid Fuel in use in Locomotives in the United States, 218
  • Locomotive Driver Fined for not having Lights affixed to his Engine, 569
  • Export Trade, United States Com¬petition in the, 260, 313
  • Smoke at King’s Cross Sidings, Great Northern Company Sum¬moned for, 623
  • Wheels, Scales for ascertaining the Weights on, 243
  • London and North-Western, Allowance made to Reservists’ Wives and Families, 645
  • London and North-Western Company, Quaint Dispute with Atherstone, 11
  • London and South-Western Company, New Steamer for the, 194
  • Loveday, Mr. H. H., Presentations to, on his Retirement, 569
  • Massa, Signor, his Resignation, 243
  • Noise from the Rails of the Elevated Railways in New York, 447
  • Painting Locomotive Engines, 340
  • Passenger Train Shed a Mistake 1 Is the, 257 Pension and Superannuation for Employés of the Pennsylvanian Railway Company. 194
  • Permanent Way, Relative Merits of Stone Ballast and Gravel sprinkled with Oil, 397
  • Permanent Wav, Weed-burning Apparatus for
  • Clearing, 397
  • Petroleum, Sprinkling Permanent Way with, 271
  • Power Brakes and Automatic Couplings in the
  • United States, Application of, 595
  • Prosperity and Working Cost of British as
  • compared with American, 323
  • Rail-joint Hydraulic Press, 519
  • Railway Club, 410
  • Mileage of the World, Total, 447
  • Servants’ Congress, 353
  • Time-table, 1839, An Old, 293
  • Rates for Iron. 147
  • Robbery of Passengers’ Baggage on Italian Railways, 296
  • Rous-Marten, Chas., Fastest Long - distance Train in the World, 401
  • French Railways and their Work, 315, 463, 619
  • Summer Train Services, British and French, 81, 116, 345, 463
  • Winter Train Services, 345
  • Russian Railway, English Coa! Purchased by, 373
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Ordered on all, 323, 373
  • Scotch Railways, Advance in Rates of Carriage, 608
  • Shaft of an Engine for the Boston Elevated, Weighing 170,400 1b., 218
  • Shervinton, Mr. T. R., Japanese Order Con¬ferred on, 569
  • Siberian, Train de Luxe to be Exhibited at Paris Exhibition, 323
  • Signalling in America, 643
  • Apparatus, Mechanical Fog, Messrs.
  • Raven and Baister, 465 on Indian Railways, Uniform System of, 323
  • System Specially Suitable for Fog Mr. W. S. Bould, 319
  • Signals, Automatic, 504
  • Simplon Tunnel, Progress of the, 473
  • Smoke Prevention in Tunnels, Prof. Mosso’s Experiments, 243
  • Speed on the London and North-Western, 632 Station for Brisbane, New Central, 22
  • Charing Cross, Application to Parlia¬ment respecting Enlargement of, 569 at Edinburgh, The New Waverley, 191
  • at Leeds, New Goods, 513, 542, 543
  • at Lynn, New, 194 Waterloo, 219
  • Stations, New Midland and Great Northern, and Improvement of Old, 194
  • Stay Bolts to Locomotive Boilers, Committee to Investigate the Best Method of Applying, 39
  • Summer Train Services, British and French, 81, 116
  • Swedish Locomotive and Rolling Stock Works, 92
  • Taff Valley, Viaduct at Walnut Tree Bridge, 65
  • Time-tables to be Issued Five Days Before Coming into Operation, 623
  • Train, Long-distance, The Fastest in the World, 401
  • Train de Luxe, Calais-Mediterranean Express to Run Four Times Weekly, 623
  • Trains, Passenger Refrigerating, 648
  • Train Service, 81, 116
  • on the Chicago and Alton Rail¬way, 569
  • of Great Britain and France, Sum¬mer, Chas. Rous-Marten, 81,116, 345, 463
  • Winter, Chas. Rous-Marten, 345
  • Train Sheds. Are they a Mistake ? 257
  • Tunnel on the Baltimore and Ohio Line, Fall of, 167
  • Batignolles, Electric Lighting of, 296
  • under the Hooghly, Proposed, 194, 296
  • under the Thames below Erith, Proposed, 546
  • Torcenay, Portable Electric Light Plant Employed, 296
  • United States Riilway Exhibit at the Paris Exhibition, 65
  • Uoited States, 1898, Railway Statistics of the, 304
  • Vanderbilt Circular Fire-box, New York Cen¬tral Railway, 420
  • Viaducts in Cornwall, Old and New, Mr. Gibbons on, 88
  • Middleton Colliery, 514, 515, 543
  • at Walnut Treo Bridge, Progress of, 65
  • Water Troughs, Mr. J. A. Lsgge on, 495
  • Waterloo Terminus, 219
  • Webb, Mr. F. W., Gift to the Crewe Memorial Cottage Hospital, 569
  • Working Hours on French Railways, Maxi¬mum, 519
  • Workmen’s Trains in the Suburbs, 619
  • Yorkshire Coalowners and the Railway Loco¬motive Contracts, 15
  • Zambesi, Bridge across the, Projected, 355

Railway Rolling; Stock, Locomotives, and Permanent Way:

Rolling; Stock:

  • Accidents to, and Failures of, during Half- year ended June, 1899, 495
  • Armoured Trains, 518, 524
  • for an Army Corps, 568
  • Automatic Couplings for (on American
  • Freight Cars), 1, 9, 27, 55, 105, 133, 186, 207, 208, 209, 271, 595
  • Automatic Couplings for, Royal Commission on, 9, 34, 61, 90, 124, 129, 148, 167
  • Automatic Lock for (Luggage Trolleys), 5
  • Berlin-Bucharest Line, Contract for, Secured by French Firm, 410
  • Building in the Midlands, 178, 546
  • Central Buffer, Early Systems for, 419
  • for Dutch Central Railway Company, Mr. J. W. Verloop (Supplement, December 29 th. 1899), 644
  • Egypt, Orders for, go to the United States, 384
  • French, 353
  • Germany (5000 Goods Wagons), 11
  • Italy, 271
  • Lighting with Acetylene, 452, 645
  • Lighting by Electricity, 46
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast (Pullman Cars), 144
  • London and North-Western (Conference Train), 165
  • Machinery for Making, Miley’s Machine Tool Company, 406
  • Midland, New (Corridor Trains), 11
  • Norwegian Stats (Brake Vans), 18
  • Siberian, Trans- (Train de Luxe), 323
  • Siberian, West (Fourth-class Carriages), 424
  • South Africa, 546
  • Superfluous and Obsolete, The American Car and Foundry Company’s Method of Getting Rid of, 447
  • United States Western Railway (Passenger Trains Made up with Sleeping Carriages Next the Engine), 473
  • Western New York and Pennsylvania Railway Company (Coal Trucks), 243

Locomotives:

  • American, for the Barry Railway Company, 546, 574, 594, 599
  • Baldwin, 218, 243, 271, 323, 355, 443
  • on the Bombay Baroda Riilway, 495
  • Eight-Coupled Bank, 650
  • and English in Japan—English
  • Still Hold the Record, 11
  • Exported (Supplement, September 29 th, 1899)
  • Express, 202, 296
  • for French State Railways, 645
  • on the Lake Shore and Michigan
  • Southern Railway, 631
  • and Paddle-wheel Steamers, 594
  • Baldwin, for the Midland, 443
  • Barry Railway Company, 271, 546, 574, 594, 599
  • Belgian, 271, 532
  • British Railways, Number of, in Use on, 569
  • Brooks Works, for the Illinois Central, 218
  • Brooks Works, Monster, 432, 497
  • Sharp, Stewart, and Co., Orders received by,
  • for the South - Eastern and London and Chatham, 39
  • Chicago and North-Western Railways Dimen¬sions and Weight, &c., 424
  • Competition in Germany, 300
  • Compound, American Exported (Supplement September 29th, 1899).
  • Compound, Four-coupled Iron Duke, 41
  • Compound, Four-cylinder, London and North Western, 41
  • Compound for the Saxon State Railways Baldwin Works, 243
  • Consolidation, Baltimore and Ohio Railway, hauling Capabilities of a, 424
  • Consolidation on the Southern Pacific, Lead¬ing Dimensions of, 447
  • Cross-compound for the Street Railway of New York. 262, 263
  • Eight-coupled Bank, American, 650
  • Electric, 194, 195, 198, 199, 200, 215, 220, 239, 243, 274, 296
  • Electric, Messrs. Brown, Boveri, and Co., for the Jungfrau Mountain Railway, 39
  • Electric, Supplied to Japan, by the Baldwin Company, 243, 355
  • Electric Tramway, for the Glasgow Corpora¬tion, and American Tenders, 194, 199, 200, 215, 220, 239
  • English and American, 13
  • Export Trade, United States Competition in the, 260, 313
  • Express, American, 202, 296
  • Express, of the Atlantic Type, for the Erie Railway, 202
  • Express Passenger, Great North of Ireland, Mr. Chas. Clifford (Supplement, October 6th, 1899), 242, 244, 353
  • Express, South-Eistern and London, Chat¬ham, and Dover, Ten ordered, 447
  • Fire-boxes, Vanderbilt Corrugated, 420, 426
  • Four-coupled Bogie, on the Vandalia Line, United States, 50
  • Four-cylinder Compound Iron Duke, 41
  • France, On the Chemins de Fer du Nord, 473
  • Goods, South-Eastern and London, Chatham, and Dover Railway, 39
  • Great Northern of Ireland (Supplement, October 6th, 1899), 242, 244, 353
  • Heavy, 215, 239
  • Iron Duke, The, Mr. F. W. Webb's, 41
  • Life-guards for, 577, 604, 648
  • London and North-Western Four-cylinder Compound, 41
  • Midland, 167, 443
  • Mining, 304
  • Monster, 432, 497, 530
  • Moscow-Koursk Line, Application of Heat Accumulators on the, 194
  • for Natal, Duke and Co., 473
  • Neilson, Reid, and Co., Orders Received by,
  • for the Sonth-Eastern and London and Chatham, 39
  • New South Wales Railways, Mr. H. B. Howe on the, 22
  • North-Eastern Company, New Type of Loco¬motive Constructed by, 39
  • Painting, 340
  • Parmiter’s, 19
  • Passenger, Built by the Schenectady Works for the New York Central, Weight of, 194
  • Scottish, Work Done by the, 447
  • Six-coupled Express for North-Eastern Rail¬way, Mr. C. Rous-Marten on, 56, 291
  • Six-coupled Narrow Gauge, for Tasmania, Mr. D. Jones, 122
  • Six-wheel Coupled Goods, Furness Railway, Mr. W. F. Pettigrew, 4, 5
  • Smoke of, 521
  • South-Eastern and London and Chatham, New, 39, 447
  • Superheated Water Motor under Trial on the New York Central, 11
  • Tandem Compound, United States, 162
  • Tank, Cooke Locomotive Works, United States, 646, 574,694, 599
  • North British Railway Company’s, Important Contracts for, 410
  • Sierra Leone Railway, 242
  • South-Eastern and London, Chatham, and Dover, 39
  • Traction in War, J. and H. McLaren, 524
  • Trade of Great Britain, 363
  • Traffic in London, 628
  • United States, that Burn Liqnid Fuel, 218
  • United States, Smokeless Working of, how Secured, 218
  • with Vanderbilt Corrugated Fire-box, 420, 426 ’
  • for Victorian Railways, The Phoenix Foundry Company’s Tenders Accepted, 76
  • in War, 532
  • with Wator Grate: on United States Railways, 421
  • Weight of, 146
  • Yard, Central London Railway, The Hunslet Engine Company, 493

Permanent Way:

  • Accidents to and Failures of, during Half- year ending June, 1899, 495
  • Bessemer, Rolled in 1856, 424
  • Burst, on Trans-Siberian Railway, 158
  • Erie Line, 623
  • Expansion and Contraction of, 569
  • Formosan Railways, 634 Glasgow Contracts Open, 490
  • Heavy Reaction from, 424
  • for India, 40 lb. Section, 218
  • Long, 557, 569
  • Modern Developments in, E E. Russell-Trat- man, 491, 529
  • Sprinkling with Petroleum, 271
  • Steel and Iron on United States Railways, 355
  • Steel Ties on tho Now York Central, 323
  • Trans-Siberian, 158
  • Wear of, on Mountain Railways, 171
  • Rain in 1899 in Landon, Deficiency of, 218
  • Rainfall in Boston, Remarkable, 373
  • and Drought, 166 in India, 167
  • Raising Water by Air, 584, 648
  • Rams, Hydraulic, 357 Rating of Machinery, 62
  • Raven and Baister, Msesrs., Mechanical Fog- signalling Apparatus, 465
  • Raworth, Mr. J. S., Generation and Electrical Distribution of Motive Power, 446, 482
  • Rawson, Sir Rawson, 524
  • Refuse Destructors, Electric Lighting and, 627, 632, 633
  • Refuse Destructors and Power Plants, Combinod, 627, 633
  • Refuse Disposal and Utilisation in Munich, 18
  • Remarkable Voyage, A, 201
  • Reservoir, Compensation in Connection with Brad¬ford Waterworks, 355
  • Coo’gardie, 654
  • llarlock, Opened, 77
  • and Irrigation Viaduct in New Mexico, Ancient, 167
  • for Waterworks, Covered, 322
  • Rhine, Water-jet Dredging in the, 147
  • Richards and Co., G., Pipe Facing and Boring Machine, 269
  • Ridsdale, Mr. C. H., On the Micro-examination of Steel, 189
  • Riedler, Prof., and the Charlottenburg Centenary,
  • Rill m! Artillery, Sir A. Noble on, 60, 84
  • Rille*, Comparison of the Lee - Metford and Mauser, 297
  • Rilles in Use in the Different Armies of the World, Comparison of the, 194
  • Riggenbacb, Mr. N-, 92
  • Ripper, Prof., Oa a Mean Pressure Continuous Indicator for Steam Engines, 591, 601
  • Ritchie, Mr., On Shipping Rings, 155
  • Riva and Monneret, Hydraulic Turbines, 620
  • Rivers Committee, Annual Report, 92
  • Road Locomotive, 419
  • Roads, Russian Military, 645
  • Roberts and Cooper, Messrs., Extension of Works, 2S3
  • Robertson, Mr. Jas , 599
  • Robinson, J. K-, On Water-tube Boilers, 11
  • Robioson, Mr. Mark, On the Niclausse Boiler, 292, 307
  • Rochdale Gasworks, Explosion at the, 447
  • Rilling Feat, the Mingo Junction Mill, Ohio, 323
  • Rolling Stock—.Railway
  • Romney Marsh, Reclamation of, 407
  • Roof at the Crystal Palace, New, 469
  • Roofing Tiles, Paper, 297
  • Rope Cable, The Largest in the World, 424
  • Paper Driving, 443
  • Prof. Warren’s Test of the Breaking Strain of Flexible Steel Wire, 22
  • Rosebery, Lord, on Workmen’s Houses, 498
  • Kossell's Smoke Preventer, 48
  • Roumania. Petroleum Output, Price and Flash Point Compared to American and Russian, 397
  • Rous - Marten, Mr. C., Six-coupled Express
  • Engines for North-Eastern Railway, 56, 291
  • Rous-Marten, Mr. C., Summer Train Services, British and French, 81
  • Royal Agricultural Show, Sydney, 22

Royal Agricultural Society:

  • Losses and Profits in Connection with Shows, 469
  • Prize Sheet for June, 1900, York Meeting, 615

Royal Dublin Society:

  • Buoys, Illuminated, Mr. J. R. Wigham, 38

Royal Edinburgh Society:

  • Bathymetrical Survey of the Scotch Fresh¬water Lochs, Sir John Murray and Mr. F. P. Pullar, 216

Royal Institution:

  • Christmas Lectures on Fluids in Motion and at Rest, by Mr. Charles V. Boys, 492, 5S9
  • General Meeting and Election of Members, 479
  • Lecture Arrangements before Easter, 589

Royal Institute of Public Health:

  • Health Exhibition at Blackpool, 186

Royal Meteorological Society:

  • Barometer, Diurnal Variations of, in the British Isles, Mr. R. U. Cortis, 491
  • Rubber, A Substitute for, 271
  • Rubber Trees, Yield of, 323
  • Ruina Torren', The, 188
  • Russell, Mr. C. N., On Refuse Daetructors and Power Plant:, 627, 633
  • Russia, Abolition of Duty on Agricultural and other Implements and Machines, 194, 546
  • British Capital in, as to the Investment of, 243
  • Calendar, its Reform, 167, 194
  • in Central Asin, 208
  • Russia, Noten in, 28,134, 288, 414, 611
  • Market in 1898, Metals Raw and Cast Supplied to the, 243
  • Military Road between Enseli and Tehe¬ran, 615
  • Navy, Carnegie Thin Krupp Armonr for, 395, 396 Porta, 416
  • Ports, Vessels Trading between Interior, Law relating to, 194
  • Trade with the Far East, Impetus to, 569
  • Weights and Measures, Now Regulation regarding, 218

S

  • ST. HELENS, Explosion at, £01
  • Salford Electricity Generating Station, 595, 607
  • Salt Deposits on Walnoy Island, 355
  • Sal task Wator Supply, Mr. E. Sind email’s Re¬port, 407
  • Saltley Gasworks, 228
  • Sandeman, Mr., On tho Outlet Valves at Burrator Reservoir, 112
  • Sanderson, Mr. Francis, 133
  • Sin Francisco, Coal Imports, 271
  • Deaths from Gas Asphyxiation in, 271
  • Overhead Wires made Unlawful, 495
  • Sewerage System for, 546
  • Wires to be Placed in Under¬ground Conduits, 167
  • Sanveur, Mr. A., Relation between Structure of Steel and its Treatment, 189
  • Siw, Portable Rail, 48
  • Scarborough Marine Drive, Slow Progress, 623
  • Pier, 404
  • Schneider Hard-faced Armour, 544
  • “ Schnellbetriet,” Prof. Riedler’s Work on, 418
  • Schools of Science in Existence in 1898, 218
  • Science and Art Examinations, 220
  • Scotch Freshwater Lochs, Sir John Murray and Mr. F. P. Pullar’s Bathymetrical Survey of the, 216
  • Scotch Miners’ Federation, Formation of a Con¬ciliation Board, 495
  • Scotland, 21, 51. 78, 102, 130, 154. 180, 204, 227, 255, 284, 310, 336, 360, 383, 410, 433, 459, 481, 506, 532, 556, 581,008, 636, 656
  • Scotland Surveyed during the Year, Total Area of, 218
  • Screw Chuck, Herbert's Differential (Supplement, November 17 th, 1899, x.)
  • Screw Gauges, British Association, 300, 305, 357, 429
  • Screws, Standard, 330
  • Screw Machine, Wolseley Automatic (Supplement, November 17th, 1899, ix.)
  • Scythes and Sickles, Austrian Export in, 102
  • Seamen, Mr. T. H. Wilson’s Movement for the Improvement of their Condition, 180
  • Seamless Tubes, Mr. Wilson on the Production of, 167
  • Sewage, Bacterial Treatment of, at Birmingham, 297
  • Bacterial Treatment of, Dr. Clowes on, 346
  • Bacterial Treatment of, at Crossness, 389
  • Bacterial Treatment of, at Hampton-on-Thames, 404
  • Bacterial Treatment of, at Knostrop, 194
  • Barrhead, Septic Treatment, 30
  • BostoD, United States of America, 606
  • Brownhill’s Urban District Council, 380
  • Calcutta Gaol, Aseptic-Pit System, 194
  • Chicago, Utilisation of the Current for Lighting, Ac., 194
  • Halifax, 323
  • Illinois, Septic Treatment, 218
  • Manaos, Brazil. 288
  • Newmarket, 47
  • North Sydney, Mr. J. Davis on, 633
  • Paris, Treatment and Inundations of, 218, 510, 626
  • Pierrelaye, Farm, 495
  • Problem, The, 356, 393
  • Purification, Lectures on, by Dr. S. Rideal, 495
  • Rotherham, 495
  • San Franciscó, 546
  • Sutten, 378
  • Wolverhampton, 167
  • Works, Use of Chlorine in, 595
  • Sewer, Minimum Velocity of Flow per Second permissible, 447
  • Shaft Sinking on the Witwatersrand, Unsatisfac¬tory Sequel, 156
  • Shale, Oil from, Premiums offered by the French Government to encourage its Production, 424
  • Shaping Machine, Double, American, 593, 596
  • Sheffield, 23, 51, 77, 101, 129, 153, 179, 203, 227,
  • 255, 283, 3C9,335, 359, 383, 409, 433, 459, 483, 505, 531, 555, 581, 607, 635, 655
  • Boiler Explosion, 600
  • Electric Lighting, 546
  • Gas Company, The, 302
  • University College Recognised by the Admiralty, 39
  • Water Department, The, 38
  • Mr. C. F. Wike’s Annual Report to the City Council, 179
  • Shell against Armonr, High-explosive, 220
  • Shell, Unfilled, Government Order for, 11
  • Shield, Tunnelling, 254

Ships

British Battleships

  • Albemarle, The, 518
  • Albion, The (Supplement, July 21»t, 1899), 74
  • Blake, The, 477
  • Bulwark, Toe, Non-inflammable Wood to be used on, 39
  • Bulwark, Launch of the, 402
  • Camperdown, The, 59, 477
  • Canopus, The, 35, 40, 59, 303, 354, 489, 614, 575
  • Canopus, The Old, 224
  • Cornwallis, The (Supplement, July Hit,
  • 1899), 74, 374, 377, 518 Dancan, (Supplement, July21st, 1899), 174, 374, 377, 4CW, 518
  • Formidable, The, 354, 430
  • Goliath, The, Steam Trials of, 5C5
  • Implacable, The, Non-inflammable Wood to be Used on, 39
  • London, Tho, 317, 430
  • Majestic, The, Coaling of, 5
  • Ocean, The, 88, 96, 116, 166, 373, 539 (Supplement, December l»f, 1899)
  • Olympia, The. Did She once Carry Small Turrets on Top of Her Big Ones ? 353
  • Powerful, The, 186, 238, 269
  • Terrible, The, 186, 238
  • Venerable, Launch of the, 453, 467, 518
  • Vengeance, launch of the, 11,78, 87,90
  • Armour for, Government Orders in 1899, 635
  • " Patent Perfect Safety,” 274
  • Speeds of, 145
  • Recent British, 585

Battleships, Foreign:

  • French, The Bouvet, to be Repaired, 851
  • Devastation, The, 477, 575, 600
  • Formidable, The, 35
  • Henri Qaatre, Tho, 221, 237, 552
  • Jens, The, 477
  • Sfax, The, 5, 35
  • Soffren, The, 92
  • Two New, 430, 447, 519
  • German, The Cormoran, Overhauling of, at Sydney, 22
  • Four New, Voted in this Year’s Budget, 65
  • Hagen, The, 221
  • Kaiser Friedrich III., 35
  • Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, 16, 17, 35
  • Italian, Italia and Lepanto, 656
  • Japanese, Hatsuse, 106
  • The Mikase, 369 Shikishima (Supplement, July 21i<, 1899), 74, 269, 303, 319, 380,514
  • Russian, Aprakim Aground, 552, 675, 595
  • Borodino, 186, 297, 354
  • Emperor Alexander III. And the Orel to be Laid Down, 354
  • The Rnrik, It sported Rotten Condition of, 353
  • Swedish, Dristigheten, 323
  • Svea, 650
  • United States, Electrical Auxiliaries on, 548
  • Chicago, Raconstruction of, 117
  • Kearsarge, 117, 320, 324, 353, 447, 649
  • Kentucky, 320, 324, £53, 595, 649
  • M a:r.o, 3
  • Maaehusotts to be Fitted with a Marconi Apparatus of Wireless Telegraphy, 473

British Cruisers:

  • Africa, 194
  • Blake, The (Supplement, July 2bth, 1899)
  • Calypso, to be Commissioned, 149
  • Cressy, 564, 570, 576, 630
  • Drake, 645
  • Essex, to be Laid down Shortly, 459
  • Hermes, 221
  • Highflyer, 303, 319, 369
  • Hyacinth, Speed of King Alfred, 194
  • Leviathan, 194
  • Shannon, Prince Albert, Carysfort, and Conquest to be Placed on the Non- effective List, 397
  • Sutlej, Launch of the, 540
  • Armour for, Orders placed by the Government in 1899, 635
  • Elswick, Mr. P. Watts on, 82, 99
  • GoscbeD, Mr., On, 91
  • Oar First Large, 89
  • Sloop, and Cutters to be Placed on the Non-effective List—Shannon. Prince Albert, Acorn, Carysfort, Conquest and Azov, 397

Cruisers, Foreign:

  • Austrian, Zsnta, Triple - expansion Engines of (Supplement, Auirust 25M, 1899), 197, 198, 225
  • Dutch, The Noord Brabant, 470, 471, 563, 594
  • French, Guichen, Speed Trials of, 552
  • Hallebarde, 121. 238
  • Projected, 519, 552
  • Italian, Lepanto and Italia, 221
  • Varese, 221, 239
  • Japanese, of the Asama Type, 177
  • Idzumo, 298, 304, 319
  • Iwate, 5
  • Takasago, 369
  • Russian, Boyarin, 354
  • Russia, 269
  • Waryag, 369
  • and the Coaling Question in time of War, 144
  • Swedish, Clas Uggia, 323
  • Psilander, 323
  • United States, Atlanta, 630
  • Buffalo, Improvements on the, 194
  • Charleston, 528
  • Chattanooga Class, 520
  • New York to be Fitted by Mr. Marconi with his Apparatus, 473, 519
  • New Armoured, for the American Navy, 514, 615, 518, 556, 654
  • Protected Cruisers, Low-speed, Specified for, 11
  • Protective Decks for the Six New 117

Torpedo Boats, Catchers, Destroyers, Gunboats, British :

  • Bittern, Torpedo Destroyer, Steam Trial, 623
  • Bullfinch, Torpedo Destroyer, 88, 94, 140, 147, 196, 222, 223, 234, 270, 296, 867
  • Cheerful, The Engines of, 68, 59, 63
  • Destroyers, Twelve New, Ordered by Admiralty, 262
  • Earnest, Destroyer, 630
  • Fairy, 69
  • Haughty Torpedo Destroyer, Accident to, 323
  • Hunter, The Damaged, 430
  • Mermaid, The Engines of, 58, 59, 63
  • Myrimidon, 30-Knot Destroyer, 191
  • Nightingale Gnnboat to be Sent to Africa, 623
  • Petrel, 30-Knot Destroyer, 194
  • Robin, Gunboat to be Sent to Africa, 623
  • Seagull, 406
  • Sheldrake, Torpedo Gunboat, 150, 151, 319, 542
  • Siren, 30-Knot Destroyer, 194
  • Speedy, Torpedo Gunboat, Steam Trial, 243
  • Spiteful, Torpedo Boat Destroyer, her Official Trial, 514
  • Surly, Trials with Liqnid Fuel, 238, 546
  • Thistle, GuDboat, Natural Draught Trial of, 194
  • Viper, Torpedo Destroyer, 60, 108, 213, 519, 552
  • Torpedo Boats, Catchers, Destroyers, Gunboats, Foreign:
  • French Destroyer Hallebarde, Mean Speed Made by, 121
  • Submarine Torpedo Boat, The Narval, 424, 441
  • Submarine Torpedo Boats, 344, 353, 354, 421, 424, 441, 583
  • Torpedo Boat Gonbet, Sub¬marine, 34
  • Torpedo Boats, New Type of Quite Small, 323
  • Japanese Destroyer Oboro, Launch and Trial Trip of, 373, 397
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyer Niji Launched, 623
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyer Saza- nami, 88, 238, 552
  • Russian Gunboat Giliak, 406. 479
  • Gunboat Khrabry, 354
  • Gunboat, Toutcha, 140
  • Torpedo Cruiser Abrek, 406
  • Torpedo School at Kronstadt,
  • United States Torpedo Boat Argonaut (Submarine), 344
  • Torpedo Boat Dahlgren, 144
  • Torpedo Boat Holland (Submarine), 103, 167 424, 516
  • Torpedo Boat Stringbam,
  • Torpedo Boat Talbot, Fitted with Machinery for the Use of Liquid Fuel, 167, 323

Mercantile, Passenger, and other British:

  • American Cup Challenger, The Sham¬rock, 87, 281
  • Atlantic Liner, The Bavarian, 193, 194
  • Germanic in a Collision, 428
  • Ivernia, 294, 428, 413
  • Kildonan, 194, 216
  • Kinfauns, 194, 216, 355
  • Medic, 402
  • Oceanic, 194, 218, 218, 267
  • Saxonia, 621
  • Mail Steamers, Early, 422, 423
  • Bavarian, The, 193, 194
  • Britannic, Chartered by the Government, 623
  • Castle Packets Company's Liuer Kil¬donan, 194, 216
  • Castle Packets Company’s Liner Kin¬fauns, 194, 216, 355
  • Channel Steamers, 268, 292, 293
  • Clyde, Swift Passenger Stoamcrs on the, 44
  • Canard Company’s s.s. Ivernia, 294 428, 443
  • Cunard Company's s.s. Sixonia, 621
  • Cymric, Chartered by tho Government, 623
  • Ermack, The Icebreaker, 60, 64
  • Germanic in a Collision, The, 428
  • Hibernia, Launch of s.s., 366
  • Hospital Ship for the Cape, 504
  • Houlder Line s.s. Royston Grange, 623
  • Icebreaker, The Ermack, 60, 64
  • Inchkeitb, Fitted with Mudd’s Engines, 39
  • Ivernia, Twin-screw Cunard Steamer, C. S. Swan and Hnnter, 291, 428 443
  • Kildonan, The, 194, 216
  • Kinfanns Castle, The, 194, 216, 355
  • Knapp Roller Boat, The, 144
  • Lloyd s Register, Returns as to Shipping Lost and Condemned, 1898, 218
  • London and North-Western Railway Company *8
  • Steamer Hibernia Launched 366
  • Mabel Grace, Channel Steamer, 268, 296
  • Majestic, The, Chartered by the Ad¬miralty, 495
  • Manchester Liners, Incrcaso of the Fleet, 473
  • Medic, White Star Liner, 402
  • Merchant Navies of the World, Per¬centages of Loss, Lloyd's Register, 218
  • Oceanic, The, 194, 218, 248, 267, 355
  • Pacific Steam Navigation Company, Ortona, 459
  • Paddle-wheel Steamships, Early, 370 371, 394, 398, 422, 423, 414, 448, 472
  • Parkside, Launch of the s.s., 622
  • Rathlin Hoad, Launch of the, 397
  • Royal Yacht, The New, 427
  • Royston Grange, The Holder Line s.s., 623
  • Sailing Vessels, Figures Relating to, Lloyd’s Register, 218
  • Saxonia, Cunard Steamer, 621
  • Shamrock, The, 87, 281
  • Shipping, Net Tonnage of, Belonging to the United Kingdom, 297
  • Ships Chartered for South Africa by the Government, 3S0
  • Steam Tonnage of the Merchant Navies of the World, Percentage that Sails under the British Flag, 473
  • Steam Tonnage Owned in the United Kingdom, Lloyd’s Register, 218
  • Thames Steamboats, Some Early, 16
  • Troopship Tyne Ashore, 595
  • White Star Linors Britannic and Cymric Chartered by Government, 623
  • White Star Linor Germanic in a Colli¬sion, 428
  • White Star Liner Majestic Chartered by the Admiralty, 495
  • White Star Liner Medic, 402
  • War Star Liner Oceanic, 194, 218, 248, 267
  • White Star Line’s, Three New Ships for the Australian Trade, The, 52

Mercantile, Passenger, and other Foreign:

  • American-Hawaiian Steamship Company, Steamer for, 271
  • American Lake Passenger Steamer Illinois, 76
  • American Line, Steamer 710ft. long, designed by Cramps, 271
  • Atlantic Mail Steamers, Early, 422, 423
  • American Marine Notes, 76
  • American Steam Yacht Aphrodite, 141
  • American Tugboat Apache, to be
  • Equipped with an Electric Light Plant, 167
  • Chilian Training Ship, General Baque- dano, 252
  • Electric Launch on Venice Canals, The First, 645
  • Formosa, Tonnage Tax to be Paid by Foreign Vessels, 623
  • German Cable Steamer, A, 515
  • German, Hamburg-American Company’s
  • Express Services and New Mail Vessels, 546, 569
  • German, Kaiser Friedrich Refused by the Norddentscher Lloyd Company, 297, 546, 569
  • German Mail Vessels, Ice-making and Refrigerating Machinery for, 569
  • German Norddeutscher Lloyd, New Vessels for the, 473, 569, 645
  • German Pleasure Boat, Novel Applica¬tion of the Flexible Shaft, 546
  • Japanese Twin s.s. America Maru, 407, 417, 420, 421
  • Japan’s Merchant Navy, 553
  • Meridian in the Volga, The s.s., 302
  • Milwaukee, The, 47, 96
  • Paddle-wheel Steamships, Early, 370,371, 394, 398, 422
  • Paris, The, Work of Salvage of, 43, 167
  • Russian Ice-breaker Ermak, Admiral
  • Makarcff on the Trial Trip in the Arctic Seas, 347
  • Russia, New Ice-breaker Expected at Cronstadt, 144
  • Russian Ship for the Exploration of the Siberian Islands and Sannikotf Land, 92
  • Russian Steam Dredger Devolant, 646
  • Russia, s. 8. Meridian for Passenger and Cargo Service in the Caspian, 302
  • United States, Edward Sewell, The Largest Steel Sailing Ship ever Built in the, 458
  • United States Ferry Boats, Electrically- propelled, 317
  • United States Harbour-defence Vessels, 646, 647
  • Uoited Slates Holland Submarine Boat, 103, 167, 654
  • Uoited States Liner New York, 595
  • United States Marino Notes, 76, 358, 530 654

Shipbuilding News, British and Colonial, Naval and Mercantile:

  • Boiler Arrangements of Certain Recent Cruisers, Mr. F. T. Marshall, 71, 83, 99
  • Battleship Construction on the Thames (Supple¬ment, July 21s!, 1899), 74
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Mr. Gcschen od, 88, 94
  • Boilers, Water-tube, J. K. Robinson on, 11
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Mr. A. F. Yarrow cn, 70, 72, 73, 83
  • Boilers, Water-tube, in the Navy, 93
  • Cargo Steamers, Messrs. Furnace, Withy, and Co., 51
  • Cargo Steamer, Messrs. Swan and Hunter, 51, 83
  • Cargo Steamers, Large Atlantic, Mr. G. B. Hnnter tn, 63, 83
  • Clyde Shipbuilding, 15, 227, 564, £95, 636
  • Clyde Shipbuilding, Annual Returns for 1899, 636
  • Clyde Shipyards, Naval Work in, 664
  • Clyde, Warship Work on the, 296
  • Clydebank Engineering and Shipbuilding Com¬pany, Engines and Boilers for Cruisers, 424
  • Cold Storage at Sea, The White Star Line’s New Ships, 52
  • Cramp and Sons, Ship and Engine Building Company’s Wtrks Enlarged, 39
  • Electrical Machinery on Ships, Mr. A. Siemens on, 299, 305
  • Elswick Works, Two Japanese Cruisers, 177
  • Hawthorn, Leslie, and Co., Orders Booked by, 77
  • Holt’s B dance Rudder, 428
  • Hopper Dredger for the Saez Canal Company, Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, Ships under Con¬struction at the Close of the Quarter Ending September, 1899, 355
  • London and Glasgow Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Reported Amalgamation with a Sheffield Firm, 218
  • Mudd’s Patent Engines, Ship3 Fitted with, 39, 77
  • Naval Intelligence, Accuracy Sacrificed to Sensation, 147
  • Naval Manoeuvres, 68
  • Naval Work in English Shipyards and Engine Factories in 1899, 651
  • Newcastle, 310
  • North-East Coast, Annual Roturns of the Ship¬building Trade of, 623
  • Panmare Shipbuilding Yard, Dundee, Fire at the, 473
  • Port Talbot, 310
  • Riyal Yacht, The New, 645
  • Rudder, Balance, s.s. Stentor, 428
  • Scotch Shipbuilders, Ships Launched by, in May, June, and July, 39, 218
  • Shipbuilding Industry, Activity in the, 77
  • Shipbuilding Sheds, Equipment of, 123
  • Shipping Casualties, Returns for 1898, 39
  • Shipping Lost and Condemned during 1898, Lloyd’s Register, 218
  • Ships, Exclusive of Warships under Construc¬tion in the United Kingdom at the Close of the Quarter Ending June 30th, 1899, 39
  • Launched by English Shipbuilders in May, June, July, September, October, November, 1899, 39, 191, 355, 495, 595
  • Launched by Scotch Shipbuilders during May, June, July, September, October, November, 1899, 39, 218, 355, 460, 477, 595
  • at Present Building, “ Le Yacht” on all the, 354
  • Shipwrights’ Strike, Sir James Laing’s Sunder¬land Works, 51
  • Shipyard Machine Tools, Messrs. James Bennie and Sons, 161
  • Shipyards Visited by the Members of Ihe Institution of Naval Architects, 106-108, 123
  • Shipyards, Weekly Pay and Lest Time in, 377
  • Steam Navigation, Sir Wm. White on, 277, 301
  • Steamers, The Age of Bier, 194
  • Steamers, Costs of, in 1894, and Now, 645
  • Steam Yachts for American Millionaires Built in England and on the Clyde, 11
  • Storeships, Extravagance of the Admiralty towards the, 30
  • Sunderland, Vessels Launched into the Wear during November, 569
  • Syrens, Admiralty Regulations with regard to, Thames Ironworks, Battleships in Course of Construction (Supplement, July 21sl, 1899), 74
  • Thames, Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding on the, 314
  • Union Steamship and Castle Mail Packets Com¬panies, Amalgamation Scheme, 623
  • United Kingdom, Tonnage Launched in the Year, 495
  • United Kingdom, Total Output of New Vessels for the Three Quarters Ending September 30th, 1899, 424
  • Warships Building on June 30th, 1899, at Private Yards and at Royal Dockyards, 53
  • White, S:r Wm., On the Progress of Steam Navigation, 277, 301
  • Wood, Non-inflammable, to be Used on the Implacable and Bulwark, 39
  • Shipbuilding' News, Naval and Mer¬cantile Foreign:
  • Christiania, The Largest Shipbuilding Yards in, 65
  • Cr mps’ Yard, Russian Ironclad, 323
  • Crimps’ Yard, Steamer 710it. long for the American Line, 271
  • French Bounties and Sailing Ship Construction, 568, 573
  • French Naval Manoeuvres, 243
  • French Naval Programme, Lieut. E Duboc on the, 576
  • French Navy, Additions to the, during 1900, 569
  • German Coast • defence Ship Hagen, Altera¬tions of, in Progress, 221
  • German Battleships Voted in the Budget, Where they are to be Built, 65
  • German Navy, The Fleet of the, 65
  • German Schiffjbautechnische Gesellschaft, The, 623
  • German Shipbuilding Industry, Strides making by, 66
  • Ice-breakers, 60, 64, 144
  • Italian Ironclads, Alterations of, in Progress, 221
  • Japan, Shipbuilding Industry at Nagasaki, 297
  • Japan, Shipping and Shipbuilding of, 563
  • Norway, Sailing by Steam Vessels, Attempt to Supersede, 56
  • Paris and London, Steamship Service between, 623
  • Ship Steering Gear, Moritz, Pes3el, and Co., 490
  • United State7, Chesapeake, Training Ship for Navy, 50
  • Cramps’ Shipbuilding Yard, Work at, 218, 271, 323
  • Lake Steamers, 152, 424
  • Marine Notes, 50, 76, 152, 530, 654
  • Mercantile Marine, Bill relating to the, 623
  • Merchant Steamer, Large, for the American – Hawaiian Steamship Company, 271
  • Naval Programme for 1900, 569, 675
  • Navy, Electric Auxiliary Ma¬chinery in the, 233
  • Navy, Engineers in the, 235
  • The New York in Dry Dock for Overhauling, 595
  • New York Shipbuilding Com¬pany's Works, New Plant, 226
  • Shipping and Shipbuilding, 261, 382
  • United States, Steamer, 710ft. long, designed by Cramps for the American Line, 271
  • Turrets for Warships, Superim¬posed, 649
  • Vessels under Construction on the Delaware, 243
  • Warships, On Triple-screw, Commodore Mel¬ville on, 125
  • Warships under Construction in the United Kingdom, 418
  • Shipping Accidents:
  • Adula, Loss of the, 468
  • Bullfinch, The, 88, 94, 140, 147, 196, 214, 222, 223, 234, 270, 296, 357
  • Bursting of a Steam Pipe on a Torpedo De¬stroyer, 39
  • Chicago, Ferry Boat struck by the City of , Augusta, 495
  • Germanic in a Collision, Tbe, 428
  • Gnstavo Zédé, Grounding of the Submarine Boat, 65
  • Houghton, Sinking of the, in the Sault River, ! U.S.A., 323
  • Paris, The, 43
  • Perthshire, s.s., of the Shire Line, A Remark- , able Voyage, 201
  • Shipping Rings, Mr. Ritchie's Remarks on, 155
  • Starlight, Collision of tbe s.s., in the Barton Locks of the Manchester Canal, 546 *Torpedo Boat Destroyer run into by the Trevithick at Wallsend, 167
  • Troopship Tyne, 595
  • World’s Loss of Sailing and Steam Vessels daring the First Half of 1899, 546 Shoehuryness, Range for Long-distance Firing, ,
  • Shore Protection, C. W. Dickson, 584
  • Shore Protection (refer to p. 407), 594
  • Shoreditch Municipal Dwellings, 506
  • Shoreditch, Workmen’s Houses at, 498
  • Shrewsbury Water Supply, 595
  • Siberia, Auriferous Deposits in, 447
  • Colonisation of North, 495 Forests of, 201
  • Siberian Railway and the Baltic and Finnish Ports, The, 268
  • Siemens, Mr. A., Electrical Machinery on Board Ship, 299, 305
  • Siemens, Dr. Georg, Raised to the Rank of Noble, 595
  • Signalling Apparatus, Mechanical Fog, 465
  • Signalling System, Railway, Specially Suitable for Fog Signalling, Mr. W. S. Bould, 319
  • Signals, Megaphone, for Testing Fog, 552
  • Signals, The New International Code of, 355
  • Silk, Artificial, Tbe Manufacture of, 623
  • Silk Factories, Artificial, and the Factory and Workshop Act, 144
  • Simon, Mr. Henry, 91
  • Simplon, Piercing of the, 150
  • Sind, Total Area of, under Irrigation in 1897-8, 218
  • Singer Manufacturing Company, Reported Build¬ing of Sewing Machine Factory in Russia, 52 Sinope, Battle of, 47, 74, 149
  • Slag, Basic, its Use snd Price, 495
  • for Building, Blast Furnace, Unsuccessful Attempts to Utilise, 194
  • Ladle and Carriage, 489
  • Ladle, Self-cleariDg, 160
  • New German Manufacture of Tiles from, 243
  • Slotting Machine, Electrically-driven, Joshua Buckton and Co. (Supplement, November 17th, 1899, xiv.)
  • Sludge, Mr. Blarney Stevens, 633
  • Smith, Prof. R. H., Laws of Profit, 231, 259
  • Smithfield Club Show:
  • Cultivator, Spring Tine, Coleman and Morton, 565
  • Darby Land Digger, 565
  • Engines, Aveling and Porter, 565
  • Agricultural, Parmiter’s, 565
  • John Fowler and Co., Limited, 535
  • with Pickering Governor, Richard Garrett and Sons, 565
  • Robey and Co., 565
  • Ruston, Proctor, and Co., Limited, 565
  • E. R. and F. Turner, Limited, 565
  • Steam, of Standard Types, 565
  • Locomotive, Road, Ransomes, Sims, and Jefferies, 565
  • Ploughs, J. and F. Howard, 565
  • Thrashing Machine, Ruston, Proctor, and Co , Limited, 565
  • Sioke, Locomotive Engines and, 521
  • Nuisance, The " Builder” on the, 194
  • Nuisance in Glasgow, The, 274
  • Preventer, Rosseli’s, 48
  • Preventing Furnace, Mr. D. E. Alves, 590
  • Prevention, 239
  • Smokeless Powder, Deterioration of, in the United States, 473

Society of Arts:

  • Overcrowding of tbe London Streets, Sir John Wolfe Barry, 529

Society, Bath and West and Southern Counties:

  • Showyard Regulations, 417

Society of Chemical Industry, Manchester:

  • Chlorine, Oxidation of Organic Matter by, Mr. T. Aspinall, 695 l

Society, Civil and Mechanical Engineers:

  • Fireproofing of Floors, Mr. J. H. Blakcsley, 583
  • Visit to the Bank Station of the Central London Railway, 238

Society of Electrical Engineers, The Northern:

  • Arco in Switches, Fur.as, , Suppressing, Mr. E. K. Scott, 680

Society, Engineering, Glasgow University:

  • Annual Dinner, 594

Society of Engineers:

  • Mechanics as Engine-room Artificers, Diffi¬culties placed in the Way of the Admiralty in Recruiting, 301
  • Photographic Surveying, Mr. J. Bridges Loe, 354
  • Visits Arranged for September 26th, 262
  • Water Supply to Country Mansions and Estates, Mr. Gordon Harris, 573

Society of Engineers, Amalgamated

  • Monthly Report, July, 77
  • Returns as to Employment, 203
  • Statement respecting Attitude of the Society towards the Admiralty, Contradicted, 336
  • And the Trade Union Congress, 191, 193

Society of Glasgow, The Civic:

  • Workmen’s Compensation Act of 1897, Sir John Inglis on tho, 49

Society, King’s College Engineering:

  • Railway Water Troughs, Mr. J. A. Legge, 500

Society, Liverpool Engineering:

  • Opening Meeting of the Twenty-sixth Session, 424

Society, Manchester Geological:

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. W. G. Barrett, 380
  • Mines, Timbering in, Mr. Joseph Dickinson 505

Society of Mechanical Engineers, American:

  • Boiler Explosions, Mr. Ilonning, 11
  • Boiler Tests, Revised Code for Conducting, 11

Society of Model Engineers, The;

  • Conversazione, 503

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers: American :

  • Seventh General Meeting, Papers to be Read, 468

Society, Physical:

  • Friction Dynamometer Exhibited by Professor W. E. Dalby, 644

Society, Royal Dublin - Royal Dublin Society:

Society of Scotland, Highland and Agricultural:

  • Oil Engines at the Edinburgh Show, Judges’ Report of the Trial of, 381

Society, Yorkshire College and Engineering:

  • Workshop Training with Technical Education, Mr. W. Hartnell, 418
  • Sonlanges Canal Opened, 473
  • South Staffordshire Mines Commissioners, Work done by the, 459
  • South Wales Coalowners, Perplexities of the, 476
  • The Difficulty in, 14
  • Pact of Peace in, 572
  • Works and a Water Famine, 196
  • South Yorkshire Coalfield, Development of the. 161, 327, 512
  • Spans, Maximum, for Wires of Different Ma¬terials, 243
  • Spark, Mr. H. K., 556
  • Speed Gear, Lucas’s Variable, 10
  • Speed Gear for Motor Carriages, Variable, 552
  • Spinning by the Aid of Hydraulic Power, First Attempt at, 355
  • Squirting Lead P.pes, 166 Stafford, Mr. Wm., 484
  • Standard Oil Separator, The, 329
  • Standard Screws, 330
  • Standardising Tests of Cast Iron, 202
  • Stanley Show, Machine Tools in tha (Supplement September 17fA, 1899, vi.)
  • Steam Boilers and Prime Movers Act to be Ex¬tended to the Madras Presidency, 549
  • Eagineering of the United States, Report of the Bureau of, 548
  • Navigation, Sir Wm. White on the Pro¬gress of, 277
  • Raising, Economics of, Mr. F. Grover on, 452
  • Steel, Mr. George, 397
  • Steel Castings, Mr. J. E. Fletcher, Of the Manu¬facture of, 491
  • Company, Limited, North-Eastern, Exten¬sions of Plant, Ac., 581
  • Forging Machine, The Rice, 358
  • Lighthouse, Lake Michigan, 654
  • Manufacture in India, 373
  • On the Micro-examination of, Mr. C. H Ridsdale, 189
  • Plates, The Pressed Steel Car Company’s Contract with the Carnegie Steel Com¬pany, 65
  • Suitable for Magnets, Herr A. Abt on, 39
  • and its Thermal and Mechanical Treatment, Rs'ation between the Structure of, Mr. A. Sauveur, 189
  • Tires, Standard, American Specification for, 218
  • Trade, The American, 401
  • Used by the Standard Steel Works, Phila¬delphia, for Railway Tires, 65
  • Wire Ropes Tested by Prof. Warren, 22
  • Works, Westinghouse Machine Company's New, 530
  • Stephen and Co., Messrs. R,, Shipyard, 107
  • Stephenson and Co., Limited, Robt, Removal of their Works to Darlington, 409, 473 Stettin Trade and Commerce, Consular Report. 297
  • Stevens, Mr. Blarney, On Sludge, 633
  • Stevenson and Evans’ Self-clearing Slag Lathe, 160
  • Stevenson, Mr. Gee. E,, 417
  • Stevenson, Mr. Graham, 331
  • Strand Improvement, The, 19, 538
  • Street Sweeping by Electricity in St. Louis, 191
  • Street Traffic in Japan, 580
  • Strike in Belgium, 117
  • at Creusot, 353, 373
  • at Gibraltar, 111
  • Seamen’s, 255, 256
  • Steel Smelters, 656 Tondu, 281
  • Strong Room for the Philadelphia Saving Fund Society, 652
  • Struts with Lateral Loads, Problem of, 287
  • Submarine Photographs, M. L. Boutan’s, 167
  • Suez Canal, Number and Nationality of the Ships that Passed through last year, 271
  • Sulphuric Acid Manufacture, One Complaint only
  • in the Cheshire, North Wales, and Lancashire District in connection with, 167
  • Sulphur Mines, Japan, 580
  • Sulphur Production in Sicily, 519
  • Sunderland Dock Extension, 560
  • Sunderland, Eleotric Lighting of, 227

Supplements:

  • Bridge over tbe Mahavelli River, Ceylon, Re¬newal of the Railway, September 1st, 1899
  • British Fleet, Latest Types of the, H.M.S. Drake (Cruiser), II.M.S. Formidable (Battle¬ship), H.M.S. Albatross (Torpedo Boat De¬stroyer), December 15th, 1899
  • Carriages of the Dutch Central Railway Com¬pany, Mr. J. W. Verloop, December 29th, 1899
  • Engines, Compound Corliss for the Sheffield Electric Tramways, Cole, Marchant, and Morley, October 27th, 1899
  • Engine Tests, Some Modern Economical Steam, (October 13th, 1899), 377
  • Engines, Triplo - expansion, H.M.S. Ocean, December 1st,'1899
  • Engines, Triple-expansion, Stabilimento Tecnico Trieste, of the Austro - Hungarian Cruiser Zanta, August 25tb, 1899
  • H.M. Cruiser Blake, July 28th, 1899 Irrigation Works on the Nile, August 11th,
  • Locomotives, American Exported, September 29th, 1899
  • Locomotive, Express Passenger, Great Northern of Ireland, Mr. Chas. Clifford, October 6th, 1899
  • Machine Tools, Some Modern, November 17th, 1899, i., xvi.
  • War Vessels, Four, in Course of Construction by the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, July 21st, 1899
  • Surface Condensers, Efficiency of, 47
  • Surface Tension, Experiment in, 643
  • Surley Torrent, Tbe, 188, 192
  • Surrey County Council and_the Identification of Light Locomotives, 397
  • Surveying, Photographic, Mr. B. L30 on, 354
  • Sutton'8 Safety Tea Dryer, 631
  • Sutton Sewage Disposal Works, 378
  • Swan, Mr. H. F., on Icebreakers, 64
  • Swan and Hunter’s Shipyard, 107, 123, 124
  • Swansea, Tin-plate Trade of, 297
  • Sweden’s Iron Ore Export, 323
  • Swedish Iron and S;eel, Metal'and Coal, Indus¬tries in, 1898, 431
  • Switzerland, Electrical Engineering in, 413
  • Imports and Exports during 1898, 447
  • Mountain Torronts in, 106, 118,159, 168, 188, 189, 192

T

  • TASMANIA, Alluvial Deposits in, 569
  • Employment in, 11
  • Population of tbe Western Mining Field of, 327
  • Tea Dryer, Sutton’s “ Safety," 631
  • Technical College, East Landon, 321
  • Education in England and Wales, Total Expended on, 253
  • Education, Workshop Training with, Mr. Wilson Hartnell on, 418
  • Tees-side Water Supply, 645
  • Telegram, Post, and Letter-cards, Prof. Her¬mann’s Invention, 43
  • Telegrams to South Africa, Reduced Tariff for, 243
  • Telegraph Line, Lake Bennett to Dawson City, 519
  • to Manaton, 519
  • to the Yukon Goldfields, 167
  • Telegraphic Communication between Berlin and Bucharest, 397
  • Communications over Short Dis¬tances, Simple Method of Re-esta¬blishing, Oliver Lodge, 492
  • Telegraphy, The Latest, 351
  • Rapid, 372
  • Wireless, 266, 323, 473, 495, 519,569, 645
  • Wireless, Cannonading does not Affect it, 569
  • Wireless, for Mont Blano Observa¬tory, 619
  • Wireless, School for, 569
  • Wireless, from the Steamer St. Paul, 495
  • Wireless, for the United States Navy, 473, 495, 645
  • without Poles, New Sonth Wales, 358
  • Telephone Cable, Average Capacity of a, 323
  • Cable Tunnel, 606
  • Telephone Service for Huddersfield, Municipal, 645
  • New Alternative Scheme of Rates, 562
  • Wires, Alumininm or Iron, Copper- coated in Place of Copper, 397
  • Telephones in France, 421
  • Telephones in Japan, 39
  • Telephonic Communication, St. Petersburg and Moscow, 355, 519
  • Telephoning without Wires, An Italian Naval Engineer’s Invention, 117
  • Telephony in Finland, 355
  • Temperature of Electric Apparatus, Permissible Rise in, 301
  • Temperature Inside Tree Trunks, 39

Tenders:

  • Concepcion, Drainage and Waterworks in, 373
  • Ewell Sewerage, 147
  • Hackney, Generating Plant for Municipal Elec¬tricity Works, 396
  • Leatherhead Sewerage, 453
  • Tesla Interruptor, llow tho Interruptions are Obtained in a, 323
  • Tesla Motors, 38
  • Testing Building Materials, International Con¬gress of Methods of, 569, 623
  • Testing Cables, 538
  • Testing Paving Brick, A New Impact Testing Machine for, 92
  • Tests of Cast Iron, Standard, 202
  • Textile Industry in Germany, Numbers Employed in, 65
  • Textile Industry in Saxony, 373
  • Thames, The, 544
  • Another Lock Projected, 355
  • Bridges, The Now, 221
  • Daily Supply of Water to London from the, 117
  • Dry Dock, A New, 216
  • Ironworks and Engineering Company, Orders Placed by tbe Admiralty with, 473
  • Water Supply, Daily Average. 194
  • Thawing Water Pipes by Electricity, 595
  • Theory of Beams, Problem in the, 18
  • Thermal Efficiency of Steam Engines, 157, 209, 314, 339, 356
  • Thermometers, Gas, for High Temperatures, Piatino-iridium the Best Material for use in their Manufacture, 595
  • Thermopiles to Prevent Collisions at Sea, 323
  • Thermoscopic Loop Separator, 550
  • Thermostat, An American, 519
  • Thomas-Gilchrist Basic Process Adopted by the Briansk Company, 194
  • Thompson, Professor S. P., Iaaugural Address, 579, 605
  • Thorite, The New High Explosive, 221, 323
  • Thornbery, Mr. W. H , on Power Distribution in Mills and Factories, 622
  • Thrust-block Friction, Herr von Kodolitsch on, 84
  • Tiles from Slag, Manufacture of, 243
  • Time Lost by Workmen, Mr. Chas. McLaren on the, 409
  • Tin, 476
  • Tin-plate Conciliation Board, 280
  • Industry, Successive Stages of, 355
  • Trade of Swansea, 297
  • Works in Bohemia, Moravia, and Styria 355
  • Tip Wagon Patonted by Griffiths and Hawker, 359
  • Tipton District, Drainage of the, 22
  • Tires, Action of Gasss on Rubber, 92
  • Tokyo, Engineering Projects in, 243
  • Tokyo, Gas Engines Employed in, 373
  • Toll, Baron, his Expodition to the New Siberia Islands, 645
  • Tool for Facing Brasses, 429
  • Tool-grinding Machine, Gisholt Universal, 516
  • Tool Holder, Automatic Relief, 163
  • Tools, Machine (Supplement, November 17th, 1899 i.-xvi.), 516
  • Torpedoes Below Water, Discharge of, Captain Lloyd, 292
  • Torrents in Switzerland, Some Mountain, 106, 118, 159, 168, 188, 189, 192

Trade and Business Announcements:

  • 25, 52, 78, 130, 155, 180, 186, 205, 228, 257, 285, 310, 361, 385, 110, 431, 461, 484, 506, 532, 656, 582, 608, 636
  • Trades, Dangerous, 262
  • Trades Union Congress, 245
  • Trade Union Congress, The Amalgamated Society of Engineers and, 191, 196
  • Trade Unions Returns for September, 397
  • Trade Unions, Unemployed Members during November, 623
  • Trafalgar, After the Battle of, 270
  • Train Sheds, Passenger, Are they a Mistake ? 257
  • Trains, Passenger Refrigeration, 648

Tramways, Electric, and other:

  • Adelaide and Subntban, 606
  • Air Brakes for Tramcars, 305
  • American Three-phase Electric, 76
  • Barrow-in-Furness, 283,595
  • Batley, 623
  • Blackpool, St. Anne’s, and Lytham, Gas Tram- cars, 85, 86
  • Bolton, 519
  • Bradford Electric, Miles Run on, and Receipts, 323
  • Bristol, Electric, 92, 167
  • British Isles, Effect of Municipalisation of Public Service Enterprise on the Develop¬ment of, 447
  • Brixton and Strêatham, 373
  • Brooklyn, Strike of Employés, 65
  • Brussels, New Type of Car, 519
  • Burnley and District, 546
  • Calcutta, Electric Traction for, 243, 271
  • Cannes and Mentone, 356
  • Cardiff, 556
  • Carlisle, Electric, 342
  • Catania, Sicily, Electric, 271
  • Chicago, 447
  • Croydon, Electric, 473
  • Devonport, 546
  • Dewsbury, Electric, 397, 495, 623
  • Edinburgh Cable, 396, 424
  • Exhibition connected with, 424
  • Folkestone, 519
  • France, Seine Department, 460
  • Glasgow, Electric, 48, 194, 195, 198, 199, 200,
  • 220, 239, 274, 372, 397,410, 490, 645
  • Halifax, 397, 669
  • Huddersfield, Electric, 92 Hull, 11
  • Japan, Tokyo, 580 Kingston-on-Thames, 323
  • Lancaster, 495
  • Laon, Eleetrio, 495
  • Leeds, 11, 373
  • Llanelly, Eleotric, 473
  • London, Electric, 397, 420, 519
  • Madras, Electric, 218
  • Manchester, Electrio, Rails lor (Contract Open), 526
  • Middlesbrough, Extension to Eaglescliffe, Eaton, Ao., 144
  • Newcastle, 556
  • New York. Electric, A Large Central Station, 490
  • Paris, Electric, 347, 519
  • Pontypridd, Electric, 495
  • Portsmouth, 656
  • Preston, Electric Overhead, 447
  • Rochdale, 569
  • Rotterdam, the Hague and Scheveningen, 519
  • Runcorn, 595
  • St. Petersburg, Electric Overhead, 447
  • Scarborough, 623
  • Sheffield, Electric (Supplement, October 27th, 1899), 218, 255, 416, 413
  • Southport, Electric, 424
  • Surrey, Electric, 421
  • Swansea, 373
  • Sydney, 654
  • Thompson, Professor S., on, 580, 605
  • Traction Systems, Cost of Various, 321
  • Tramway Fares and Franchises, 653
  • Tramways and Light Railways Association, 11
  • Tramway Traction, Electric, Mr. A. D Greatorex on, 6
  • United States and Canada, Electric, in, 424
  • United States, Income Produced by, 519
  • Wakefield, Electric, 397, 406
  • Whitefield to Eccles, 546
  • Worsley, 595
  • Transvaal, Coal Mined in the, 447
  • Gold Production in 1898, 417
  • Increasing Use of Boilers and Engines in, 323
  • Iron Deposits in, 447
  • Uitlanders’ Grievances, The, 79
  • Warfare, Weapons in, 325
  • Trap, “Thermoseopic Loop,” Steam, 91
  • Tratman, Mr. E. E. Russell, Modern Develop¬ment in Permanent Way, 491, 529
  • Triple-screw Propulsion, 522
  • Trunks, Temperature inside Tree, 39
  • Truro, Sewage Disposal System, 623
  • Trusts, A Lesson from the, 598
  • Tubes, On the Production of Seamless, 167
  • Tunnel, Cockett, 360
  • Gibraltar, Proposed, 623
  • Greater New York, 117
  • Hudson River, 38
  • Irish Channel, 41
  • North Bessemer, Dimensions of, 323
  • Rotherbithe and Shadwell, Sir A. Arnold on the, 495
  • Simplon, 150, 473
  • Subaqueous, The First in Germany, 223
  • Sydney, 530
  • under tho Spree, 519
  • under the Straits of Dover, Prof. B.
  • Dawkins on the Geological Conditions of a, 346
  • under tho Thames for the New Water Main, 373
  • Turbines, Hydraulic, Milan Electricity Works, 620
  • Turkey, British Guns for, 47
  • Turning and Drilling Machine, Boiler Flue, 91
  • Turrets for Warships, Superimposed, 649
  • Tyne Improvement Commission, Estimates for 1900, 645
  • Tyne Pier, Dangerous State of, 235
  • Tyneside Electric Power Company’s Bill for Next Session, 516
  • Tyneside Works, The, 60
  • Typesetting Machine, The Lanston, 606

U

  • UNDERGROUND Waters, Private Rights in, Decision in favour of New York State, 473
  • Union Carbide Company of Niagara Falls, The Transformers, 546
  • United States, Bituminous Coal and Anthracite Mined in the, 271
  • Coast Defences, 152
  • Competition, 67
  • Competition in tbe Locomotive Export Trade, 260, 313
  • Coppsr Production, 1898, 218
  • Currency and Finance, 75
  • Dockyards, Enforcement of the Eight-hours Day in tbe, 194
  • Fast Travelling in the, 577, 604
  • Government Patent-office, Exam¬iners Wanted, 421
  • Mineral Oil, 1898, Customers, 218
  • Navy, Electrio Auxiliary Machi¬nery in tbe, 233
  • Navy, Engineers in the, 235
  • Pig Iron, Silver, and Gold Out¬put in the, 271
  • Washington Navy Yard, Model Basin at, 109, 110, 138, 139,142
  • University of London enters into Possession of the Imperial Institute, 276

V

  • VALPARAISO, Docks Needed for, 11
  • Valparaiso, Drainage Needed at, 34
  • Valve, Brindley’s Hydraulic Working, 281
  • Valve Gear of the Noord Brabant, 584, 594
  • Vanderbilt Circular Fire-box, 420
  • Vaulte, Steel Armour-plate, 39
  • Velocity on Evaporation in Tubes, Influence of 653
  • Ventilating Plant in a Mine Run by a De Laval Steam Turbine Motor, 243
  • Ventilator, Dynamic, 194
  • “Venturi” Water Meter, The, 430
  • Vertical Casting of Iron Pipes and Columns. Direktor Puseh, 397
  • Viaduct, Denmark, Carlsberg, 31, 44
  • Viaduct, The Taff Valley, 7
  • Vickers’ Armour for Japan, 238, 575
  • Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, Lick of Accommoda¬tion for their Workmen, and Purchase of the Alaska, 23
  • Victoria, Mines and Minerals of, 615
  • Vogt Boring Apparatus, The, 445
  • Volta Fetes at Como, 39

W

  • WAGES Advances, 359, 360 Advance, The Consett and Jarrow Steel Millmen. 359 during 1898, Changes in Rates of, 290 Miners', 550 in South Wales, Advance of, 352
  • Wagner, Mr. H. A., Alternating current Aro Lamps, 253
  • Wakefield Electric Tramways, 397
  • Wales and Adjoining Counties, 24, 52, 78, 102,
  • 154, 180, 204, 228, 255, 281, 310, 336, 360, 384, 410, 434, 460, 484, 506, 532, 556, 581, 608, 636, 656
  • Walker, Mr. Wm. George, Experiments on the Thrust and Lifting Power of Air Propellers, 329
  • Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Company, Engines of the s.s. America Maru, 417, 420, 421
  • War Artists and Long Gans, 650
  • War Employment Bureau, 429
  • Ward Club-rooms, 329
  • Washington Monument Struck by Lightning, 141
  • Washington Navy Yard, United States of America, Model Basin, 109, 110, 138, 139, 142
  • Wator Analysis Laboratory at Reigate, now in Dr. Percy Frankland’s Hands, 355
  • Famine, Sonth Wales Works, and a, 193
  • Heat-absorption Power of, 20
  • Mains, Corrosion and Incrustation of, 419
  • Mete’s in A'antic City, United States, to Prevent Waste, Use of, 218
  • Meter, The “Venturi,” 430
  • Power from the Chicago Drainage Canal, Utilisation of, 397
  • Power of tbs Sliva Waterfall at Jaice, Utilisation of, 373
  • Power in South and Central India, Need of Cheap, 397
  • Power and Electric Transmission Plants in California, 290
  • Question in Wales, 102
  • Raising or Lifting by Air, Mr. Chas. Wood on, 554, 648
  • and Sewage, Analyses of, 327
  • and Sewage Examination Results, Report by Committee of the British Associa¬tion, 319
  • Spinning Frame, American, 355
  • Supply for Boiler-feeding Purposes to be Procured from the Chalk, 11
  • Supply, Bradford Restricted, 167
  • Supply for Calcutta, Filtered, 645
  • Supply to Country Mansions and Estates, 573
  • Supply of Havana, 397
  • Supply, London, 69, 183, 297, 342, 421, 475, 604
  • Supply in tbe Midlands, 69
  • Supply, New York, 264
  • Supply, Philadelphia. 397
  • Supply, Tees-side, 645
  • Supply, Thames, Daily Averrge, 191
  • Supply, Wivenhoo, 217
  • Water-tube Boilers—fee Boilers, Water-tube Water Waste, Means of Preventing, 218
  • Waterways, Railways and, in Russia, 414
  • Waterworks, Pembroke, 296
  • Watts, Mr. P., on Elswick Cruisers, 82, 99
  • Weapons in Transvaal Warfare, 325
  • Wear Shipyard, Tho, 107
  • Weardale Iron and Coal Company, Limitel, Reported Purchass of their Unlertakings, 284
  • Weardale Steel, Ccal, and Coke Company, The New, 359
  • Weaver, The, 560
  • Weaving Sheds, Steamingin, Deputation of Cotton Operatives respecting, 569
  • Weekly Pay and Lest Timo in Shipyards, 377
  • Weighbridge, Ona of tha Largest ever con¬structed, 65, 243
  • Weight of Locomotive Engines, 146
  • Well-boring Apparatus, 415
  • Welsbach, “Master Patent,” Expiration of, 623
  • Welsh Steam Coal, Orders Placed by the Admi¬ralty at Cardiff, 519
  • Welsh Tank Engines, E. Campbell Muir, 584
  • Western Australian Coal Prospects, 202
  • Western Australia, Revenue Returns, 197
  • Westinghouse Eleetrie Company, to Construct
  • Workshops at Manchester, 39
  • Westinghouse Gas Engine, 88, 478, 479
  • West Kootenay Electricity Supply, 452
  • Wheel for Traction Engines, New Type of, 623
  • Wheeler, Mr. Chas. Yandes, 327
  • White, Sir Wm., Oa the Progress Made in Steam Navigation, 277
  • Whitworth Scholarships, The, 172
  • Wiborgh, Prof. J., On the Utilisation of Finely- divided Iron Ore, 162, 171
  • Wilden Process for Coating Iron and Steel, 271
  • Wilson, Mr. Isaac, 318
  • Wind Velocity during the Hurricane at Porto Rico, 297
  • Wire and Cables for tho New York Suspension Bridge, 627
  • Wireless Telegraphy—tee Tdlegraphy, Wireless Wire Ropes and Chains for Lifting and Traction, 637
  • Wigham, Mr. J. R., Illuminated Buoys, 38
  • Wilson, Mr., On the Production of Seamless Tubes, 167
  • Windau, The Port of, 236
  • Wire-drawing and Annealing on the Stress-strain Diagram of Steel Wire, Effect of, 569
  • Wires, Maximum Spans for, 243
  • Wivenhoe Water Supply, 217
  • Wolseley Sheep-shearing Machine Company, Ver¬tical Cross Turret Lathe, 348, 349, 359
  • Wolverhampton Sewage Works, Time and C.stof Pressing the Sludge, 167
  • Wood, Mr., On the Pohlé Air Water Pump, 591
  • Wood, Mr., On Raising or Lifting Water by Air, 554
  • Wood Palp and Callalose Export Trade of Norway, Effect of Canadian Competition on, 76
  • Wood Tests, Tensile and Crushing, Bombay, 373
  • Wood-working Tool, Crowley and Doxbury, 433
  • Woolwich Ferry. Day and Night Service at, 629
  • Workman, A “ Bonfi fide,” 350
  • Workmen’s Compensation, 120
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The, 197
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Definition of a Factory and the, 639
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act of 1897, Sir John Inglis on, 49
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Proposal to in¬clude Seamen in, 180

Workmen's Compensation Cases :

  • Allott, Lydia, v. Dennis Davy and Arthur j Mangham, 21
  • Appleby r. Tbe Horseley Company, Limited, ' and Lovatt, 38
  • Applicant John Aird and Sons, 408
  • Bissell, Isaac, r. The Cortonwood Colliery Company, Limited, 202
  • Black, Tbos. The Lambton Collieries Company, Limited, 38
  • Brown Scott, 22
  • Caunon, Patrick r. Messrs, Robt. Neill and Son, 22
  • Chandler r. Smith and Son, 116
  • Cheltnam, R. E, r. Manchester Ship Canal Company, 578
  • H“TgS> Henry, Penrhywceiber Colliery,
  • Hainsborough, Jane, Ralli Bros., 458
  • Harris, George, Messrs. Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co., 22
  • Hensey v. White, 630
  • Hodgson, Mary, r. The Marqu's of Londonderry, 38
  • Lloyd, Geo., v. Sugg and Co., 592
  • Lysens, Geo., Andrew Knowles and Sons, Limited, 578
  • McMillan, Donald r. Barclay, Currie, and Co., 147
  • Richardson, Frances Harrison v. Pearse and Partners, 38
  • Thomas, Jane, Bwllfa and Merthyr Dare Steam Collieries, 21
  • Wigan County-court, Thirty-two Claims before tbe, 323
  • Williams <•. Poulson, 578
  • William Thomas Stopford, 578
  • Workmen and Employers, Disputes between, in, August and September, 397
  • Workmen, Our, 526
  • Workshop Training with Technical Education, Mr. Wilson Hartnell on, 418
  • Work than Workers, More, 146
  • Works Management, Methods of Quick Produc¬tion of Repetition Work, 601
  • Wright’s System, 47

X Y Z

  • X ELTON, a Substitute for Hard Rubber, 92
  • Yale Observatory, Preparations for Photograph¬ing the Meteors, 519
  • Yarrow, Mr. A. F., On the Durability of Water- tube Boilers, 70, 72, 73, 83
  • Yarrow and Co., Boilers of the Zonta, 225
  • Yorkshire Coalowners and the Railway Locomo¬tive Contracts. 15
  • Yorkshire Coal Trade, 43
  • Yorkshire Junction Canal, 401
  • Younghusband, Lieut.-General Chas. Wright, 438
  • Yukon, Royalty on the Output of Gold in, 515