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A

  • 1898, 13
  • Accidents, Colliery, Government Returns, 44
  • Cage, in the Derbyshire Coalfield, 350 to a Daimler Motor Wagonette, 213
  • Government and, 215
  • Industrial, Number of Workpeople killed in, in 1898, 213
  • in Mines and Quarries, Deaths from, 313, 350
  • Motor Car, 213, 621
  • Railway — see Railway Accidents,
  • British and Foreign
  • Strange Steam Pipe, 273
  • with a Thrashing Machine, A Peculiar Case, 59
  • Accumulator Trials, 634
  • Acetylene, M. G. Claude on the Explosive Power of, 164
  • Gas Engines, 145,169
  • Gas Generator, Messrs. J. Stott and Co., 632
  • Gas Lighting in Greece, 491
  • Gas for Lighting Purposes in Prussia, 317
  • as an Illuminant, Real Value of, 303
  • Gas, Maximum Explosive Effect pro¬duced with 12A
  • Volumes of Air and one of, 33
  • Gas v. Coal Gas, 373
  • Gas combined with Resin Oil, Experi¬ments with, 491
  • Ackroyd, Mr. W., His Investigations on Moorland Waters, 542
  • Adamson and Co., Messrs. Joseph, 50-Ton Electric Travelling Crane, 601
  • Admiralty and Naval Engineers, The, 495
  • Advertising on False Pretences in Leading Engi¬neering Papers, 655
  • Aetheric Telegraphy, Mr. W. H. Preece on, 445
  • Aetheric — see also Wireless Telegraphy and Telegraphy, Wireless
  • Agricultural Machinery for the La Rochelle District, and Why American v. English, 439
  • Machinery in Poland, Demand for, 439
  • Machinery, South African, 376 Machinery, Steam Flour Mills, Mine
  • and Quarries, &c., Opening for in Tunis, 621
  • Machines at the Maidstone Show, 617 , Machines for Russia, British and J
  • Foreign Competition, 655
  • Air Power Company, Organisation of an Interna¬tional, 11
  • Air Ships, The Aerial Navigation Company, San ' Francisco, 595
  • Alabama, Coal6elds of, 237
  • Pig Iron Output in, 237
  • Alfheim Company, Limited, Permanent Machinery Exhibition, Christiania, 11
  • Algeciras, Growing Importance of the Town of, 365
  • Alleu and Co., Messrs. W. H., Compound Con¬densing Plant, 389
  • Alloy called “ Bronze Gaulois,” The, 491
  • Alloys of Iron and Nickel, Mr. R. A. Hadfield on, 348
  • Iron and Nickel, Mr. F. Osmond on, 164
  • Nickel and Aluminium, Characteristic ’ of, 287
  • Alloy, A New Nickel-manganese-iron, 438
  • Alloys Research Committee, Sir Wm. C. Roberts-
  • Austen’s Report, 160, 166
  • Almanacs and Diaries, 8, 45, 73, 91, 141, 183
  • Aluminium and Copper as Conductors of Electric Currents, Rivalry between, 213
  • Progress of, 155
  • Effect of Washing Soda on, 33
  • Seamless Tubes, 187
  • Water Steriliser, 147
  • Writing Capacity of, 313
  • Amalgamation of German Electrical Interests, 547
  • Two Well-known Firms, 547
  • American Bridges, English Engineers and, 391
  • Coal, 650
  • Colonial Expansion, The Little Bill, 317
  • Commercial Enterprise, Its Keenness, 377
  • Commercial Enterprise, How it is that the Yankees are Beating the English on their own Ground, 453
  • Competition, 29, 453, 498, 538, 603
  • in the Engineering Trade, 538
  • Industries, An English Report on, 301
  • Interoceanic Canal, 351 Locomotives — see Railway Rolling
  • Stock, &c. &c., Locomotives, 603
  • Machine Tools, British and, 29, 66, 67
  • Manufacturers’ Success in Foreign
  • Markets, The Secret of, 453
  • Navy, Niclausse Boiler and the, 195
  • Paddle-wheel Steamers with Beam
  • Engines, 26, 48, 107, 154, 252, 277
  • Patents, Selected –see Patents, Selected American
  • Thin Armour Trial, 545
  • Trade Invasion, 409, 435, 474
  • Ammonium Borate as a Hardening Liquid for Plaster of Paris, 237
  • Ammunition, The Lee-Metford and Martini- Henry, Experiments with, 59
  • The New British Service Bullet, 59
  • Amos, Mr, E. C., on Machine Tools, 372
  • Amsterdam, Telephone System of, 595
  • Ancona, The New Mole at, 337
  • Andrew and Co., J. E. H., Gas Engine, 470
  • Anthracite Coal Removed from the List of Free Imports at San Francisco, 542
  • Appert, M. L., New Method of Moulding Glass, 621

Appointments and Retirements:

  • Archangel, Projected Improvement of the Port of, 491
  • Arctic Currents, Casks for Testing, 337
  • Ardwick Engineering Company, High-speed Vertical Engine, New Design, 377
  • Argentine Republic, Meat Export from, 137
  • Arnold, Prof, and Mr. Andrew MacWilliam, On the Diffusion of Elements in Iron, 461
  • Armour-plate Situation in the U.S.A., 348
  • Armour Trial, American Thin, 515
  • Arth, Prof., On the Utilisation of Blast Furnace Gas, 387

Association, American Foundrymen’s:

  • Compression Tests of Jin. Cubes of Ingot
  • Mould Iron and of Bessemer Mixture, 313

Association, Chicago Electrical:

  • Patent Systems of the United States and Foreign Countries Compared, Mr. W. C. Jones, 416 |

Association of Civil Engineering Students, Manchester:

  • Annual Dinner, Twelfth, 93
  • American Grain Elevator, The Manchester Ship Canal Company’s, Mr. Percy F. Gask on the, Electric Welding, Mr. O. Winder, 247
  • Prospecting for Minerals, Mr. H. T. Hildage,

Association, Cleveland Blast Furnace- men’s :

  • Election as President, of Mr. P. Trainer, and names of Candidates for the Secretaryship,

Association, The Cleveland Iron¬masters’ :

  • Election as President and Vice-president of
  • Mr. J. F. Wilson and Mr. C. A. Cochrane, 119

Association, Coal Trade Benevolent: 477

Association of Draughtsmen, British:

  • Formation of, 162

Association of Engineers, Manchester:

  • Chains, On the Making and Testing of Welded Steel, Mr. E. J. Taylor, 111
  • Excursions Planned for the Summer Months, 377
  • Flooring for Engineering Workshops, Question of the Best, 229
  • Forty-third Annual Report and Anniversary Dinner, 71, 158
  • Gas Engines as Motive Power in Engineering Works, Mr. A. R Bellamy, 327
  • Gas Exhausters and Gas-exhausting Plant, Mr. ' R. Hargraves, 320
  • Heating Engineering Workshops, Question of the Best Method of, 229
  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. Hy. Webb, 73
  • Odontograph described by Mr. Michael Longridge, 71
  • Switches, Liquid and Metallic, The Question of the Relative Merits of, 229
  • Utilising Furnace Gases as a Motive Power in Certain Gas Engines, Question of, 325

Association of Engineers, Leeds:

  • Electricity, Mr. Joe A. Tempest, 330
  • Machine Tools, English v. American, Mr. Alfred Towler, 230
  • Mineral Oils, Mr. B. Holgate, 146

Association of Foremen Engineers and Draughtsmen, London:

  • Forty-sixth Anniversary Festival, 469

Association, Geologists’:

  • Excursion to Brittany, 412

Association, Lancashire Coal Sales :

  • Resolution with regard to Contracts to be made with Merchants for the ensuing Twelve months, 477, 503

Association, Liverpool Self-propelled Traffic:

  • Motor-Vehicle Design, Some New Features in, Mr. T. H. Parker, 269
  • White, Mr. J. W., Appointed Hon. Treasurer, 237

Association, Manchester and Salford Sanitary:

  • Lamps which have Exploded in Manchester, and the Oils used therein, Mr. W. Thomson’s Report on, 400

Association, Manchester Steam Users’:

  • Annual Report—Boilers under the Care of, 439
  • Annual Memorandum of Chief Engineer Mr. C. E. Stromeyer, 599

Association of Mechanical Engineers, Birmingham:

  • Inaugural Address of Mr. J. Cox, 42

Electric Traction:

  • Its Application in Large Towns, Mr. G. Conaty, 269

Association, Mechanical Engineers', The Wltwatersrand:

  • Compressed Air as Power, Discussion on the Utilisation of, 298

Association, The Miners’:

  • “Character Note” Question, Mr. E. Cowey and Mr. W. Parrott on the, 442

Association of Municipal and County Engineers, Incorporated:

  • Examination of Candidates for Municipal Surveyorehips, Twenty-seventh Voluntary Pass, 401
  • Yorkshire District Meeting Programme, 551

Association, National Free Labour:

  • Manifesto issued by, showing where Strike Funds come from, 89

Association of Old Students of the Central Technical College:

  • Second Annual Dinner of, 575

Association, South Wales Miners’:

  • Annual Conference : Address of Mr. Abraham —" Mabon ”—44

Associations, Trade:

  • Recently-formed, 477

Association of Trade Protection Societies:

  • Fifty-first Annual Meeting, 421

Association, Unmarked Bar Iron:

  • Prices Advanced 10s. per Ton, 542

Association of Waterworks Engineers, The British:

  • Papers to be Read at the Fourth Annual Meet¬ing, 491
  • Atbara Bridge Contract, The, 297, 408
  • Bridge, The (Supplement, June 2nd, 1899)
  • 297, 367, 395, 408, 539, 543 :
  • Bridge and Standardisation, The, 367, 395
  • Atlas Engineering Company, Machine Tools, 423
  • Australia, West, Rainfall, 246
  • Auto-cars, Compressed Air as a Motive Power for 195
  • Autocrat of the Pit, 468
  • Automatic Couplers, 263, 616, 644
  • Couplings—tie alto Couplings, Auto¬matic
  • Coupling, The Janney, 644 Automobile Club, 150
  • Particulars of the Forthcoming Trials and Awards, 439
  • Show, Richmond, 37, 577, 627, 652
  • Show, Richmond, 1899, Awards at the, 652
  • Tours of the, 296, 496
  • Auxiliary Machinery cn Board Ships, Mr. E. Nicholl on, 164
  • Avery, Messrs. W. and T., Rail-weighing Ma¬chine, 196
  • Ayrton, Mrs., On the Hissing of the Electric Arc, 321
  • Ayrton, Prof., On Electric Meters, 611

B

  • BABCOCK, Mr. W. I., on Portable Pneumatic Riveters in Shipbuilding, 147, 321
  • Babcock and Wilcox Boilers, 55
  • Bacon Air Lift Pump, 422, 490
  • Bacteria Bed System, Mr. Dibdin's and not Pro¬fessor Roscoe's, 164
  • Bactolite, The, 631
  • Bailey and Co., Limited, Messrs. W. H., Branch Works at Patricroft and Extension of Business, 377
  • Brillie, Mr. Robt., 351
  • Baillie-Weaver, Mr. H., New Process of Season¬ing and Preserving Timber and other Fibrous Substanoes, 599
  • Baker, Sir Benjamin, Visits Egypt, 33
  • Baku, Water Supply Scheme for, 577
  • Balancing of Engines, Prof. W. E. Dalby on, 310
  • Baldwin Locomotive Works, Extraordinary Acti¬vity at, 453
  • Locomotives for the Great Central and the Midland, 517, 527
  • The Year's Output, 187
  • Ballasting of Steamers, 289
  • Band Ropes, Slow-moving, for Transmission of Power Underground, 599
  • Barbed Wire in Italy, Use of, 213
  • Barking Boiler Explosion, The, 31, 34, 35, 118, 145, 241
  • Barnaby, Sir N., on Steam Speeds at Sea, 92
  • Barnes, Mr. Geo. N., Introductory Address, Amalgamated Society of Engineers, 4S7
  • Barnum and Bailey’s Special Trains, 360
  • Barrett, Professor W. F., On the Thermo-electric Behaviour of Alloys of Nickel Steel, 337
  • Basalt, Lava Stone, and Trass, 525
  • Basset Mines, Cornish Engine, 471, 513, 575, 656
  • Bath and West of England Show, The:
  • Implement Department, Agricultural, 546
  • Oil and Gas Engines, 546
  • Traction and Agricultural Engines, 546
  • Battery Calculator, An Ingenious, 313
  • Bauermann, Prof. H., On the Gellivare Iron Ore Mines, 461
  • Baxter, Mr. G. H., On the Pumping Machinery at the Clyde Trustee»’ Graving Dock, 405
  • Beams, Problem in the Thoory of, 652
  • Bearings, Hot, 374
  • Beattie, Prof. J. C., On the Leakage of Electricity, 542
  • Becher, Mr. Septimus J., 174
  • Becks, Mr. Geo. A., Gold Coast Ice Factory, 219
  • Beckton Gasworks, The, 557, 561
  • Beeby’s Brick Company, Limited, Yaxley Vi-it to, 600
  • Begbie and Co., Limited, Messrs., Their New Plant, 324
  • Beit, Mr., 22
  • Belgian Coal Strike, 478
  • Belgian Trade in Coal, 1897-8, 224
  • Belgians in Russia, 115
  • Bell Bros., Messrs., A Limited Company, 43
  • Belleville Water Separator, 383
  • Beilis and Co., Messrs. G. E„ Formation into a Public Company of their Business, 657
  • Belper Sewage Schemes, 33
  • Belts, Joining Machine, 209
  • Benischke, Dr., Apparatus for Measuring the Speed of Electric Motors, 491
  • Berry and Sons, Messrs. Francis, Horizontal Cylinder Boring Machine, 362
  • Bessemer Pig Iron, Advance in Price of, 527
  • Bessemer Steel Ingots in the United States Pro¬duction of, 262
  • Beyer, Peacock, and Co., Tank Engine for South Africa, 440, 443
  • Bickford Burners Company, Messrs., the Liquid Fuel Furnace, 168
  • Bicycles, Duty on, in France, 265
  • Bicycles, English, and Foreign Rivals, 570
  • Bicycles, Reduction in Prices of, 137
  • Bicycle Tire Tests, Professor R. C. Carpenter, 137
  • Bilbao, College of Mechanical Engineering, for, 517
  • Bilbao, Eibar Work at, 517
  • Bilbao, Pig Iron Export, 517
  • Biles, Mr. J. Harvard, On Using Merchant Steamers for War Purposes, 566, 584
  • Bill, The Education of Children, 241
  • Bill, The Government Telephone, 240
  • Bills in Parliament, Private, 405
  • Bills Relating to Railway Canals, Tramways, &c., deposited for the present Session, 287
  • Bills thrown out of the List this Session, 213
  • Billericay, Sewerage and Sewage Disposal Schemefor, 237
  • Bing, Director E., A New Geometrical Quadra¬ture of the Circle, 136
  • Birch and Co., Messrs. Geo., Their Machine Tools. 349
  • Birmingham University, The, 172, 187, 494, 502
  • Blackening of Moulds in Foundries by means of Compressed Air, 542
  • Blake and Knowles Steam Pump, 40, 41, 118, 345
  • Blast Furnace and Coke Oven Gases, On the Use of, 461
  • Blast Furnaoe Gases, Utilisation of, 140, 387, 461,
  • Bleaching Lye, Electrical Production of, in Ger¬many, 137
  • Blechynden Feed-water Regulator, 142
  • Blocks, On Graving Dock, 641
  • Blowing Engines, Messrs. Bolzano, Tedesco, and Co., 393
  • Board of Conciliation and Arbitration for the
  • Manufactured Iron Trades of the North, Meeting of, 119
  • Board of Conciliation and Arbitration, Mr. Waterhouse's Official Returns to the, 326. 349, 528
  • Board of Trade and Automatic Couplings, The. 317
  • Bofors Plant, 29
  • Bolzano, Tedesoo, and Co., Blowing Engines, 393

Boilers:

  • Boilers, Anti-Incrustation Composition for, 399
  • Babcock and Wilcox, 55
  • Belleville, of the Spartiate, 332, 333, 335
  • Built since 1872,
  • Working Stress for, 621
  • Circulation in, 140, 169
  • Explosions Acts, 1882 and 1890, Working of the, 212
  • Barking, 31, 34, 35, 118, 145, 241
  • at the Halliwell Dyeing Com¬pany’s Works, The, 11
  • Phenomena of, 67 in Prague, A Marine, 162,163
  • of a year, 91
  • Express, in Warships, 511, 522
  • Feed-water heaters for, 500
  • of the Future, The Naval, 353, 382, 403, 409, 427, 455, 499, 511, 547
  • for a Japanese Destroyer, 511, 522
  • for Large Powers, Yarrow, 390
  • Liquid Fuel for, 169
  • Marine, 394, 493, 511, 518, 522, 529, 576
  • High-pressure Steam, at Sea, 493
  • Naval, of the Future, 353, 382, 403, 409, 427, 455, 499, 511, 547
  • Niclausse, and the American Navy, 195
  • Okes-Servo Wator-tube, 92
  • of Pactolns, Regulator as Fitted to, 142
  • Plates, Large, 192
  • Practical Experience on the Strength of, Mr. C. E. Stromeyer, 309
  • Prevention of Explosions in, Mr. D. T. Lawson’s Patent for, Extension of Applied for, 287
  • The Belcher Apparatus and others for the Prevention of Smoke from, 444
  • Statistics, Massachusetts, 187
  • Tubes for the United States Navy, Mate¬rial to be Used in the Construction of, 337
  • Under the Care of the Manchester Steam Users’ Association, 439
  • Water-tube, 194, 263, 269, 290, 394, 496, 511, 518, 529, 569, 576, 603
  • Water-tube, Messrs. Anderson and Lyall, 496
  • Constructional Failures of, 569
  • Knap's, 194
  • Mr. Milton on, 263, 269 in the Navy, 394, 529
  • in Passenger Steamers, 511, 518
  • s.s. Orlando, 576
  • Boiling Point of Liquid Hydrogen, Prof. Dewar on, 365
  • Bolckow, Vaughan, and Co.'s Balance-Sheet, 223
  • Bombay, Mr. S. Crimp to Advise the Municipality on the Sanitation of, 577

Books Received:

  • Abaques des Efforts Tranchants et des Moments de Flexion développés dans les poutres a une travéa par les surchages du Réglement du 29
  • Aoüt, 1891, sur les Fonts Métalliques, par Marcelin Duplaix, 369
  • Acetylene Generators at the Imperial Institute, Report of the Committee on the Exhibition of, 256
  • Advertising, The Art of, Its Theory and Practice fully Described, by Wm. Stead, jun., 599
  • Aide - Mémoire de l’Officer de Marine de Edouard Durassier, continué par Charles Valentine, 141
  • Americaine : La Vie Ranches, Fermes, Usines, by Paul de Rousiers, 642
  • American Institute of Architects, Proceedings of the Thirty-second Annual Convention of 545
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Transactions of, Vol. six., 63
  • American Trade Index, 37
  • Animals in Motion: Electro-photographic
  • Investigation of Consecutive Phases of
  • Locomotive Engineering, Manual of, with an
  • Historical Introduction, by Wm. Frank Pettigrew, 291
  • London Water Supply, The, by Arthur Shad¬well, 241
  • London Water Supply: Being a Compendium of the History, Law, and Transactions relat¬ing to the Metropolitan Water Companies from Earliest Times to the Present Day, by H. C. Richards and W. H. C. Payne, 511
  • Machine Design, Part II.: Form, Strength, and Proportions of Parts, by Forrest R. Jones, 291
  • Map of Metropolitan Railways, Tramways, and Miscellaneous Improvements, 256
  • Marine Steam Engine, The, by Carl Bosley, 63
  • Mathematical and Physicial Tables for the Use of Students in Technical Schools and Colleges, by Jas. G. Wrapson and W. W. Haldane, 37
  • Mathematical Theory of Attraction, Introduc¬tion to the, by F. A. Tarleton, 89
  • Matriculation Directory, No. xxv., 191
  • Measurement and Weighing: First Year's Course in Elementary Practical Physics, Edwin Edser, 191
  • Measuring and Valuing Artificers’ Work, Student’s Guide to the, Edited by E. Dobson, with Additions by E. W. Tarn, 625
  • Mechanical Drawing and Machine Design, Easy Lessons in, by J. G. A. Meyer, 291
  • Mechanics Applied to Engineering, by John Goodman, 469
  • Mechanics, Text-book on Applied, Specially arranged for Engineering Students, by Andrew Jamieson, 642
  • Merchants’ Hand-book of Money, Weights, and Measures, with their British Equivalents, W. A. Browne, 625
  • Mersey, Report on the Present State of the Navigation of the, by Vice-Admiral Sir G. S. Nares, 599
  • Metallurgical Analysis for Laboratory Use, Tables for Quantitative, by J. J. Morgan, 545
  • Metallurgy, Hand-book of, by Dr. Carl Schnabel, 63
  • Microscopy of Drinking Water, The Geo. T. Whipple, 291
  • Mine Surveying, Treatise on, by Bennett H. Brough, 599
  • Mines and Agriculture, New South Wales, Annual Report for 1897, 317
  • Motor Car Manual, by R. Moffat Ford, 384
  • Municipal Electricity Supply, Commercial and Business Aspects of, Alf. H. Gibbings, 418
  • Municipal Trading, the Cost of, by Dixon H. T. Davies, 291.
  • Naval Annual, 1899, Edited by T. A. Brassey, 443
  • Naval Architecture, Text-book of Theoretical, by E. L. Attwood, 91
  • Physical Chemistry, Outlines of, by A. Reychler, 384
  • Physics in its Elementary Branches, History of, by Florian Cajorie, 256
  • Physics; Experimental and Theoretical, Vol. i.. Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Pneumatics, Heat, and Acoustics, by R. H. Jude, and partly from the French Third Edition of II. Gossin, 642
  • Portland Cement, its Manufacture, Testing, and Use, by D. B. Butler, 642
  • Railway Year-book for 1899, Edited by G. A. Sekon, 317
  • Retrospect of Eight Decades, Rev. E. L. Ber- thon, 191
  • Royal Agricultural Society of England, Journal of, Third Series, Vol. ix., Part IV., No. 36, 20
  • Royal United Service Institution, Journal of the, 559, 642
  • Russian Province of the North, by Alexander Platonovich Engelhardt, Translated from the Russian by Hy. Cooke, 511
  • Sanitary Science, Examinations in, Questions with Suggestive Answers, by E. R. Matthews, 625
  • Science and Art Department, Calendar, History and General Summary of Regulations of, 191
  • Sewage Analysis, Practical Treatise on the Examination of Sewage and Effluents from Sewage, by J. A. Wanklyn and W. J. Cooper, 495
  • Sewer Design, by H. N. Ogden, 559
  • Ship, Know your Own, Explanation of the Stability, Trim, Construction, Tonnage, and Freeboard of Ships, &c., by Thos. Walton, 545
  • "Shipping World” Year-book, Desk Manual in Trade, Commerce, and Navigation, Edited by E. R. Jones, 191
  • Smithsonian Institution, Annual Report of the Board of Regents, 20, 511
  • Society of Engineers, Transactions for 1898, and General Index, 1857 to 1898, Edited by G. A. P. Cnxon, 545
  • South African Association of Engineers and Architects, Proceedings of, Vol. iv., 469
  • Specification—now Illustrated—for Architects, Surveyors, and Engineers, when Specifying, No. 3, 256
  • Steam Engine and Gas and Oil Engines, Book for Students who have Time to Make Experiments and Calculations, by John Perry, 559
  • Steam Engine Indicator, Directions for Selec¬tion, Care, and Use of the Instrument, and the Analysis and Computation of the Diagram, Compiled from the Issues of “ Power,” 469
  • Steinbruchindustrie nnd Steinbruohgeologie: Technische Geologie nebst praktischen Winken fiir die Verwertung von Gesteinen unter Heingehender Beriicksichtigung der Steinindustrie des Kiioigreichs Sacnsens, von Dr. 0. Herrmann, 511
  • Telegraphy, by W. H. Preeoe and J. Sive- wright, 191
  • Trains Rapides, Les Services Actuels, Belgique, Angleterre, France, Suisse, Notes de Voyage, 1897-8, par Camille Barbey, 291
  • Tramways, Omnibuses, and Eleotric Railways, Duncan’s Manual of, 599
  • Transport und Lagerungseinrichtungcn fur Getreide und Kohle, von M. Buhle, 545
  • Trigonometry, Spherical, Theoretical and Prac¬tical, W. W. Lane, 20
  • United States Naval Institute, Proceedings of the, Vol. xxv., No. 1, Edited by G. F. Cooper, 443
  • Water Supply of Sussex from Underground Sources, by Wm. Whitaker and Clement
  • Reid, 317
  • Willing's Press Guide, and Advertiser’s Direc¬tory and Hand-book, Jas. Willing, jun., 291 l
  • Workmen's Compensation Act, 1897, with Notes and an Appendix Containing the Rales and Regulations under the Act, Toe Employers' Liability Act, 1880, by W. Adding¬ton Willis, 642
  • Bore Holes, Vogt’s Patent for Sinking, 423
  • Boring Machine, Corliss Cylinder, 210, 220
  • Horizontal Cylinder, 362 1 A Large Snout, 279, 280
  • Botley, Mr. C. F., Practical Working of Carburetted Water Gas, 457
  • Boult, Mr. W. S., Various Systems of Railway Fog Signalling, 563
  • Boulton, Mr. Isaac Watt, 620
  • Boyle, Mr. Robert, The Bactolite, 631
  • Bradbury and Co., Cam-cutting Machine, 372
  • Brake, Clarke’s Field Carriage, 79
  • Brassey, Lord, on the Empire, 571
  • Braunkohle, Hating Power and Production of German, 262
  • Brazil, Coffee Tabloids prepared by Compression, i 595
  • Brazil, Mining of Manganese Ore, 595
  • Breakwaters, On the Effect of Waves on, Mr. Wm. Shield, 584
  • Brett, Mr., On Forgings and the Machines Used in Producing them, 566
  • Brick or Stone Impervious to Water, Portland ' Cement the Best Material for Rendering, 119
  • Brick-making Appliances at the International
  • Building Trades Exhibition, 444

Bridges:

  • Bridges, American, and English Engineers, 391
  • The Bonn, and its Ornamentation, 465
  • Builders, English and American, 453
  • Collapse of a Roadway, Iowa, 237
  • across the Danube at Ratisbon to be
  • Removed, The Old, 595
  • English v. American, 498
  • Glasgow New, 520, 539, 540, 541
  • Bridge over the Indus, The New, 413
  • at Kalrebodstrand, 651
  • of Mans, The, 222
  • Melan Concrete, 360
  • New Niagara River, Suspension, 172
  • Plate-girder Arched, 270
  • Railway, American, for a Bnrmah Rail¬way, 655
  • Railway, over the Atbara River, (Supple¬ment, June 2nd, 1899), 297, 539, 543
  • Railway, The Atbara, and Standardisa¬tion, 367, 395
  • Railway, Bechuana Land, 45
  • Railway, The Inkissi, Congo Railway, 218
  • Railway, Moving, 198
  • Railway, Siberian, across the Yeuissei, 174
  • Railway— see also Railway Rolling Stock and Material, Permanent way, &c.
  • for Sydney, New, 500
  • Vanxhall, The New Road, and its Orna¬mentation, 262, 465
  • over the Wear, Proposed Erection of, 517
  • Work, Standard, 408
  • Bright, Mr. Chas. Coast Telegraphic Communica¬tion, 153, 205, 227, 251
  • Brighton, New Eiffel Tower, Electric Lifts for, 3, 4, 5,12
  • Marine Parade Pier, 536
  • Bristol Channel, The Midlands and the, 644
  • Britain's Competitors, 519
  • British and American Machine Tools, 29, 66, 67, 80

British Association:

  • Presidents of the Various Sections, 542
  • British Imports for 1898 and 1897, 119
  • Fire Prevention Committee, The, 110, 224
  • Railways, Limitations of, 520
  • Refrigeration and Allied Interests, 150
  • Shipping and the " Rings ” 623
  • Steam Engines Abroad, 122
  • Trade with Italy, Real Cause of its Decline, 291
  • Trade Marks Abroad, 91
  • Trade with the Orient, Decline of, 465
  • Trade in South America, Report on, and how Business goes away from us, 313
  • Brodie, Mr. F. J., On the Prolonged Deficiency of Rain in 1897-98, 287
  • “Bronze Gaulois,” The Alloy called, 491
  • Brooklyn, Bursting of the Retaining Tank of a Gasholder, 11
  • Fracture of a 48in. Water Main, 33
  • Browett, Lindley, and Co., Messrs., Compound Engine and Dynamo, 374
  • Brown and Co., Limited, Messrs. John, Extension of Business, 607
  • and Co., Limited, Messrs. John, Meeting of Shareholders, 621
  • Brown, Mr. T. F., On the Coal Supplies of the United Kingdom, 465
  • Brown, Mr. W. Walton, Mechanical Ventilators for Mines, 599
  • Bruno, Professor, Experiments with the New British Service Bullet, 59
  • Bryant, Mr. C. H., Oil Engine, 278
  • Buckton and Co., Messrs. Joshua, A Large Snout Boring Machine, 279, 280
  • Buenos Ayres, Frozen Meat Factory, 137
  • Buffalo Bav, Deepening of, 542
  • “Builder " on the Ugliness of the Great Central Railway Bridges, &c. &c., 387
  • Buildings in New York, The Highest, 33
  • New York, Moving a Five-storey, 59
  • Trade Dispute, The, 217
  • Bulkheads, Testing, 67
  • Bulman, Mr. H. F., Kalgoorlie Coal Mines, West Australia, 534
  • Bumsted and Chandler’s Fan and Engine for Forced Draught, 370, 871
  • Buoy at the Manacles, New Gas-lighted Automatic Sound-producing, 491
  • Burner, Petroleum, 322
  • Burrator Reservoir, Plymouth Corporation, 186
  • Burrows, Captain Guy, “The Land of the Pig¬mies,” 33
  • Burrows, Mr. J. II., 423
  • Bursting of Fly-wheels, 29
  • Burton, Griffiths, and Co., Mossrs. C. W., Gisholt Lathe, 293
  • Butt Hinges, American Patented Process, 43
  • Butter Exported from Denmark, 134
  • Bya, M. Hubert, On the Manufacture of Iron C and Steel Plates, 164

C

  • CABLE Armour, Stallibrass’s Chain, 227
  • Cable, Fire-detective, 575
  • Indicator Submerged, for Warning Ships off Dangerous Coasts, 439
  • New Submarine, 368
  • United States Pacific, 362
  • Cableway across the Thames, 65, 193
  • Cadastral Survey, A Great, 331
  • Cairo Electric Tramway, 436, 438
  • Caisson Disease, 365
  • for Pneumatic Foundations, Wooden, 40
  • Calcium Carbide, New York Regulations as to the Sale and Use of, 11
  • Output, Niagara Falls Plant, 513
  • Plant at Meran driven by Water Power, 655
  • Californian Wine, Concrete Tank for Storage of, 187
  • Cam-cutting Machine, 372 Cambered Keels, 26
  • Camera, Gun, 337 Campbell, Mr. W. R., 33
  • Canada, Exports to, nnrier the full Preferential Tariff, 11
  • Graving Dock at Liverpool, The New, 516
  • Statistics of Exports to. 11
  • Canadian Hydraulic Canal Lift, 529

Canals:

  • Canals, American Interoceanic, 651
  • Amsterdam, 182
  • Canadian, 182
  • to Connect the Rhine, Weser, and Elbe, 378
  • Dortmund-Ems, 577, 630
  • German, 111, 252, 387, 577, 606, 621, 630
  • The Kaiser Wilhelm, 111
  • Manchester Ship, 63, 187
  • Lift, Canadian Hydraulic, 529
  • Nicaragua, 329, 337
  • North Sea and Baltic, A Year's Official Statistics, 621
  • Panama and Nicaragua, 217
  • Sheffield and South Yorkshire, 606
  • Soulanges, 409
  • Between Stettin and Berlin, Projected, 252
  • Suez, Traffic for 1898, 137
  • Thames and Severn, 182
  • Yumniden, 40
  • Canterbury Electricity Supply, 265
  • Cantor Lectures, On Cycle Construction and Design, Mr. A. Sharp, 146
  • Cape Colony, Government Abuses iD, 603
  • Capetown Corporation, Machinery for 60,000 Lights Ordered from the United States, English Firms too Busy, 578
  • Capstan Lathe, 419
  • Carbon - consuming Batteries and their Possi¬bilities, Mr. W. R. Cooper on, 233
  • Carbon in Electrolysis, on the Combustion of, Mr. S. Skinner, 313
  • Carbonic Acid in Water on Iron Pipes, Action of, 491
  • Carlsborg Viaduct, Works for the, 651
  • Carlton, Mr. Thos., 43, 607
  • Carnegie Steel Company, The, its Capital, 517
  • Carpenter, Mr. C. C., Gas Distribution, 457
  • Carpenter, Prof. R. C., Bicycle Tire Tests, 137
  • Carriages, Gun, of the Horse and Field Artillery, Alterations Ordered, 262
  • Carr, Mr. Wm., On the Evolution of the Hydraulic Main, 594, 626
  • Casks for Testing Arctic Currents, 337
  • Castings, A Record Contract for, 119
  • Casting Temperature upon Steel, On the Influence of, 640

Catalogues:

  • Alldays and Onions, Pneumatic Engineering Company, Limited, Turbines, 7
  • Alley and Maclallan, Wall-card Illustrating a 250-H.P. Tandem Compound High-speed En¬gine Driving Alternating current Generator, 443
  • Andrew and Co., Limited, J. E. H., Stockport Gas Engines, 136
  • Archdale and Co., James, Machine Tools, 603
  • Babcock and Wilcox, Limited, Water-tube Boilers, 312
  • Bailey, Chas. S., Adjustable Utensils, 400
  • Baldwin and Co., Jas., Safety Boiler Mountings, 634
  • Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, U.S.A., 603
  • Beck and Co., Imperial Positive Water Meter, 520
  • Bedford Engineering Company, 7
  • Bever, Dorling, and Co., Limited, Mill Engines,
  • Winding and Hanling Machinery, 340
  • Bradbury and Co., Limited, No. 6 Capstan Lathe, 520
  • British Thomson-Houston Company, Limited, Applications of Electric Power, 42
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Company, ' Limited, The Universal Steam Engine, 96
  • B, and S. Folding Gate and Lift Company, Interlocking Rubber Tile Flooring, 443
  • Campbell Gas Engine Company, The Campbell ' Oil Engine, 340 1
  • Carnegie Steel Company, Limited, Ballistic Tests of Armour Plate, 400
  • Central Cyclone Company, Limited, Description of the Cyclone Pulveriser, 469
  • Chambers and Son, Limited, Mining and Gene¬ral Machinery and Engineers’ Requisites, 520 1
  • Chloride Electrical Storage Syndicate, Limited, Renewals Catalogue, 248
  • Clayton, James, Clayton Compressors, 603 1
  • Cox, Limited, H. W., X-ray Apparatus, Vacuum
  • Tubes, Wireless Telegraphy and Telephones, 520
  • Croft and Perkins, Friction Clutches and Pul¬leys, 221
  • Curtis and Company Manufacturing Company, Air Compressors, Air Hoists, and Air Appli¬ances, 652
  • Davies and Son, John, Electric Mining Appli¬ances, 136
  • Electrical Company, Limited, Measuring and Testing Instruments, Electricity Meters, 136
  • Ellison and Co., Limited, W. T., Niagara Falls Double-acting Pulsating Pump, 634
  • Fairbank, Brearley, Steam Engines, 7
  • Geretti and Tanfani, Chemins Aériens, 469
  • Glad step Company, The Patent, Pedestals, C Puleys, and Sockets for Shafting, 469
  • Greenwood, Thomas, Engineers' Tools (New C and Second-hand), Woodworking Machinery, and Contractors’ Plant, 136
  • Gresham and Craven, Limited, Injectors, Ejectors, and Railway Specialities, 42
  • Harpers Limited, Belt and Rope Pulleys, Gear- wheels, Cone Pulleys, &c., 312
  • Haryer, C., Dehne’s Filter Presses, 400
  • Hills and Jones Company, Machine Tools, 7
  • Hohdell, Way, and Co., Limited, Heat-insulating Materials and Packings, Belting, Ac., 340
  • Holden and Brooke, Limited, Steam Users' Specialities, 248
  • Jackson and Co., Limited, P.R., Gear Wheels and Pistons, and Electrical Plant, 443
  • Jenkins Bros., Valves, Cocks, and Packings, 340
  • Lang and Sons, John, Lathes, 42
  • Langdon-Davies Electric Motor Company, Limited, 340
  • McNeil, Cbas., Steel Manhole Doors, Sludge Doors, fee., 221
  • Milwaukee Harvester Company, Agricultural Implements, 42
  • Muntz’s Metal Company, Limited, 221
  • National Boiler and General Insurance Com¬pany, Limited, Double-cone Fusible Plugs, 400
  • Niles Tool Works Company, Machine Tools, 42
  • Owen, Brazil, and Holborow, Steam Engines and Pumps, 634
  • Peirson and Co., High-class Constructional Steel and Ironwork, 96
  • Platt, Samuel, Shafting, Shaft Fittings, Pulleys, Gearing, &c., 652
  • Polland and Co., Descriptive Pamphlet of the “ Beezy ” Pocket Voltmeter, 469
  • Ransome and Co., Limited, Wood-working, Sawmill, Cooperage Machinery, 7
  • Ramsomes and Rapier, Limited, Rapier’s Patent Coaling Plant, 443
  • Reaveil and Co., Limited, High-speed Enclosed Constant-thrust, Compound Engines, 469
  • Renold, Hans, Cycle Roller Chains, 221
  • Sagar and Co., Builders’ and Joiners’ Machinery, 469
  • Scott and Mountain, Limited, Ernest, Com¬pound Double-acting Self-lubricating Enclosed Engines, &c., 520
  • Shaw and Co., John, Cast Iron Pipes, Columns, Bends, &c., 340 (
  • Shippey Bros., Limited, Self-propelled Electric Carriages and Motor Cars on the Riker System, 520
  • Snowden, Sons, and Co., Limited, Lubricators ( and Asbestos, Materials of the "Snowdrift" Brand, 340
  • Spencer, Limited, Mr. John, Pipes and Fittings, 136
  • Standard Pneumatic Tool Company, 7
  • Standard Steel Works, Locomotive Tires and Wheels, 652
  • Stewart, Robt D., Paints, Colours, Oils, and Varnishes, 340
  • Stone and Co., J., Electric Lighting for Railway Carriages, 42
  • Tangyes Limited, Chain Blooks and Chains, 603
  • Thornton, A. G., English Drawing Instruments, 400
  • Tolch and Co., Oil Engines and Launches, 42 ,
  • Tosi, Franco, Electric Light and Power Instal¬lations, 136
  • Unbreakable Pulley and Mill Gearing Company, Limited, 248
  • United Asbestos Company, Limited, Salamander Decorations for Walls, Ceilings, fee., 469
  • United States Metallic Packing Company, Limited, Metallic Packing for Locomotive, Marine, and Stationary Engines, 443 1
  • Wallach Brothers, " Pneumatophor,” 7 s
  • Ward and Co., H. W., Machine Tools, 312
  • Whitecross Company, Limited, Rolled and Drawn Steel, Cast Steel and Iron Wire,
  • Wire Rope Nails, and Netting, 443
  • Whitmore and Bioyon, Limited, Bnrnay’s Centrifugal Pumps, 469
  • Whitmore and Binyon, Limited, Rice Mill Machinery, 603
  • Willcox and Co., Limited, W. H., Semi-Rotary Wing Pumps, 136
  • Wilson, Alfred, Wilson Gas Producer Described, 603
  • Wood, W. A., Agricultural Implements, 312
  • Wright and Co., Joseph, Feed-water Heaters, Filters, Condensers, &c., 186
  • Zadig and Co., C. A., Light Railway Plant, 603
  • Cement Industry of Ghent, 337
  • On the Mechanism of the Disintegration of Hydraulic, 365
  • Tensile Requirements of, for Recent Works in United States, Mr. R. W. Lesley on, 262
  • in the United States, Natural, 370
  • Works, The Wickham, 644
  • Central Electric Supply Company’s Bill, 655
  • Chain Pitch, Mr. V. W. Staunton, 11
  • Chains, Welded Steel, Mr. E. J. Taylor on the Making and Testing of, 111
  • Charing Cross Station, 378
  • Charlock by Spraying, Destruction of, 542
  • Chatham, Admiralty’s Scheme for Perfecting the Naval Establishment at, 187 i- Chemistry, 1898, 19
  • in England, The Teaching of Industrial, 481
  • Chesterfield Town Council, Electric Light and Power for the Borough, 620
  • Children in Factories, 241
  • Chimney Construction, Mr. S. E. Loring’s New Method of, 365
  • Shaft, A Large, 323
  • Tall, in the United States, Saxony, and England, 33
  • China and Japan, Metal and Machinery Imports of, 431
  • Chinese Iron Trade Development, 697
  • Circle, A New Geometrical Quadrature of the, 136
  • City of London Electric Lighting Company, The, d 232, 233, 458, 460
  • Clarke’s Field Carriage Brake, 79 s
  • Clarke, Mr. W. J., Apparatus for Detecting the Presence of Ships or Icebergs by Wireless Telegraphy, 655
  • Cleaver, Henry, Sentenced to Hard Labour for Advertising on False Pretences, 655
  • Cleveland Iron, Open-hearth Steel from, 37
  • Clock, Electric, at Liverpool-street Station, 465
  • Clyde Purification, 136
  • Trustees’ No. 3 Graving Dock, Performances of Pumping Machinery at, Mr. G. H. Baxter on, 406

Coal:

  • Coal, 62
  • American, 650
  • American, Shipped to European Ports, 262
  • Artificial, Manufacture of, 621
  • Boring at Barham, 313
  • and Coal Dust at Nantes, Importation of, 439
  • “Combine,” The, 451
  • Kentish, 508
  • The South Yorkshire Coalfields, 624
  • Wages in the Coalfields, 140
  • Area of the Principal Coalfields of the World, 465
  • Industry of South Africa, 262
  • Lignite, Production and Heating Power of German "Braunkohle,” or, 262
  • Mining in Natal, 413
  • Mining—Winding from Deep Mines, Modern Improvements in, 586
  • Mines, Mr. F. A. Legge on, 580
  • Natel, 213
  • Ootput of the British Empire, 313
  • Output in this Country in 1898, 387
  • Pocahontas, Analysis of, 387
  • Production, France, Great Britain, United States, Germany, and Belgium, 119 in Russia, Donetz Deposits Inexhaustible, 577
  • and Salt Springs in the Soest District, 11
  • Shipments on the Elbe, 1898, Bohemian Brown, 124
  • Smoke Abatement Society, 245
  • South African, and British Steam Coal, 533
  • Supplies, Our Present and Future, Mr. J. A. Longdon on, 534
  • Supplies of the United Kingdom, Mr. T. F. Brown on, 465
  • Trade, The Yorkshire, 36, 368
  • in the Vicinity of Chabarovsk, Discovery of, 85
  • White, A Substitute for Mineral Fuel, 517
  • Coast Defences, Our, 52, 53
  • Telegraphic Communication, Mr. Charles C Bright, 153, 205, 227, 251
  • Coke-handling Plant, On, 457 C
  • Ovens, By-products, 640 Ovens in Course of Erection, 123
  • Cold Storage Depöt, Munich, 655
  • Plants at the Cape Porte, The De Beers Company’s Scheme, 376
  • South Africa, 376, 505
  • Cold Treatment of Patients, by a Foreign Physi¬cian, 262
  • Cole, Marchent, and Morley, Messrs., Large Horizontal Engine, 310
  • Colley, Mr. James. Presentation to, 477
  • Colliers in South Wales, Registration of, 649
  • Visions, 544
  • Collision Mate, 195
  • Colomb, Admiral, On the Lessons of the Spanish-
  • American War, 278
  • Colour Photography at Kieff, 119
  • Combustion, New Process of, M. P. J. Schlicht on a, 164
  • Commercial Agents to be Appointed at Foreign Commercial Centres for the Develop¬ment of British Trade, 621
  • Education in Japan, 517
  • Law, Russia, The New, 465
  • Travellers, Licence required in the Netherlands by, 262
  • Compass, Swedish Miners’ Dipping, 461
  • Compensation Act, Mr. Pickard cn the, 390
  • Cases—tee Workmen’s Compensa¬tion Cases and Wilful Misconduct, 516
  • Compressed Air as a Motive Fluid for Auto-Cars 195
  • as Power, Discussion on, before the Mechanical Engineers' Association of the Witwatersrand, 298
  • used to Blacken Moulds, 542
  • Compression Teste of an iDgot Mould Iron of Soft Bessemer Mixture, 313
  • Compressor Plante, Three-stage, Mr. R. P. White- law on, 298
  • Conaty, Mr. G., On Eleotric Traction in Large Towns, 269
  • Conciliation Board, Accountants’ Returns, 550
  • Concrete-mixing Machine, A Rotary (American) 398
  • Storage Tank for Californian Wine, 187
  • Condensers, Evaporative, 432, 442, 447, 498, 513
  • in the Navy, 342
  • A Novel, 146
  • Condensing Plant, Compound, Messrs. W. H. Allen, Son, and Co., 389
  • for Factory Purposes, Sepa¬rate, Sir A. S. Haslam on, 614
  • Conductivity of an Incandescent Lamp Filament, Increase and Decrease of the, 365
  • Considère, M., On the Value of Metallic Cores in , Building, 387

Contracts Open:

  • Dock Pumping Machinery for the Norwegian Government, 523
  • Indian State Railways, Radial Drilling Machine and Cylinder Boring Machine, 629
  • Steel Barges, 418
  • Works for the Carlsberg Viaduct, 652
  • Cooke, Mr. J., 423
  • Cooled Bars, Transference of Heat in, 29
  • Coolgardie Water-pipe Contract, The, 132
  • Cooper, Mr. R. E., On Earthslips in Railway Slopes and Cuttings, and How to Prevent them, 612
  • Cooper, Mr. W. R., On Carbon-consuming Batteries, 233
  • Coppée, M. Evenie, On By-product Coke Ovens, b 640
  • Copper and Aluminium as Conductors of Electric Currents, Rivalry between, 213
  • Casting, How to Make a Sound, by the
  • Addition of Phosphorus, 313
  • Combination, 417, 443
  • Mines of America and the Rothschilds, The, 505
  • Position of, 216, 570
  • Tin and, 114
  • and Tin, Position of, 216, 670
  • Copper Trade of the United States, 59
  • Copper Wire Production in Japan, 413
  • Cores, Metallic, Their Value in Building, 387
  • Corliss Cylinder Boring Machine, 210, 220
  • Cornish Engine, High-pressure, 471, 513, 575, 650
  • Corporation Competition in Engineering Work in South Africa, 635
  • Cory and Sons, Messrs. Wm., Works of, 556
  • Cotton, Mr. E. J., 621
  • Manufacturing State, South Carolina the Chief, 365
  • Mills in the Federal District and State of Rio de Janeiro, 595
  • Saturated with Liquid Air, Explosive Power of, 655
  • Trade, Threatened Strike in the, 290
  • County Council Contracts, 115, 144
  • Couplings, Automatic, 263, 317, 616, 632, 644, 645
  • American, 632
  • and the Board of Trade, 317
  • see also Railway Material Coupling, The Janney Automatic, 644
  • Cox, Mr. Job, His Inaugural Address, 42
  • Crane, 50-Ton Electric Travelling, 8, 129, 133
  • 50-Ton Electric Travelling, Messrs. Joseph Adamson and Co., 601
  • and the Power to be Used with Them, Mr. Pitt, 614
  • Crank Pinning a Crank Shaft, 312
  • Shafts, Turning, 373
  • Craven Brothers, New Took, 134,135
  • Creuzot, Strike at, 542
  • Works, Schneider, Projected Blast Furnaces in Piombino, 224
  • Critchley, Mr. J. S., Motor Car Lecture by, 258
  • Croft and Perkins, Messrs., Crown Friction Clutch, 259
  • Cromer Gas Company’s Works, New Site of the, 337
  • Crossley Brothers, Limited, Combined Gas Engine and Air Compressor, 68
  • Croton Aqueduct, Mr. A. W. Hall’s Experiments on the, 119
  • Crucibles, Cracking of, and its Cause, 387
  • Cuningbam, Mr. G. C., On Mechanical Traction by Electricity, 611
  • Cunliffe and Croom, Messrs., Vertical Milling and Profiling Machine, 398
  • Cutlery, Foreign Trade in, during May, 607
  • Cuxhaven, Dry Dock at, 387
  • Cyanide Plants on the Rand, Steel Wheels instead of Pumps for Lifting, 125
  • in South Africa, 479
  • Cycle Construction and Design, Mr. Archibald Sharp on, 146
  • Tax and Licence in France, 33
  • Cycle Trade, Greater Activity in the, 337
  • Results in Schweinfurt of Over-pro¬duction and Depression in, 655
  • Cycling Track on a Hotel Roof, 85
  • Cyclists in Hamburg, Special Paths for, 639
  • Laws and Bye-laws affecting, Pamphlet issued by the Cyclists’ Touriüg Club, 287
  • Cylinder Boring Machine, Contract Open, 629
  • Ratios for Compound Engines, Mr. G. L. Rockwood on, 164
  • Cyprus, Irrigation Works in, 445

D

  • DALBY, Prof. W. E., On the Balancing of Engines, 310
  • Dales, Mr. J. H., On High-speed Engines, 70
  • Dalzell Steel and Ironworks, Record Output in Steel Smelting, 577
  • Dam across the Nile, Foundation Stone Laid, 164
  • Dangerous Trades of England, The, 390
  • Daniel, Mr. B., 634
  • Dartmoor Water, Purification of the, 262
  • Daudeteau, Captain, Small-bore Repeating Rifle, 517
  • Davey, Mr. H., Cornish Engine, Basset Mines, 471, 513, 575, 656
  • Davey, Paxman, and Co., Electric Lighting Installation, Johannesburg, 505
  • Davidson, Mr. Robert Cope, On Locks and Entrances and Graving Docks, having regard to the Increasing Sizes and Shapes of Vessels, 564
  • Davies, Mr. D. H., On the Cost of Municipal Enterprise, 239
  • Davies, Mr. John, 504
  • Davis and Sons, Report for the Past Year, 200
  • Davy Bros., Electric Light Installation at Sheffield, 337
  • Dawson, Mr. Philip, On Electric Traction and its Application to Metropolitan Railways, 313
  • Deans, Mr., Pneumatophor Rescue Appliance for Mines, 503
  • De Beers Company, Cold Storage Plants at the Cape Ports, 376
  • Decauville Engineering Works, Fire at the, 85
  • Defences, Our Coast, 52, 53
  • Defries and Son, Filtration Plant for the Drinking Water on the “ Oceanic,” 86
  • "Dekko,"The New Photographic Printing Paper, 387
  • Delagoa Bay, Harbour Works, 505, 609
  • Demenge Process of Hardening Steel Ingots, 655
  • Denmark, Butter Export from, 134
  • De Rueett, Mr. Edwin Wm., On Recent Develop¬ments in Cargo Steamers, 567
  • Derwent Waters, Fight for the, 624 Water Supply, The, 499
  • Destructor, The Horsfall, 260
  • Devonport Dockyard, Programme of New Works in, 262
  • Dewar, Prof. J., Boiling Point of Liquid Hydrogen it 365
  • On Exhausting Vacuum Tubes by k- Means of Liquid Hydrogen, 59
  • On the Properties of Liquid Air, 439
  • Dexter, Mr. F. G., On the Influence of Carbonic Acid on the Combustion of Coal and Car¬buretted Water Gas, 626
  • Diatto System of Electric Traction, 523
  • Dieppe, Ivory Carving at, Project of Reviving the Handicraft of, 276
  • Disc Fans, Prof. J. H. Kinealy’s Formulae, 187 s,
  • Discharge and Re loading of Large Steamers, Mr. W. H. Hunter, 564
  • Discount in the Iron Trade, 617
  • Diedier, Mr. Enrique, On the Use of Blast Furnace and Coke Oven Gases, 461
  • Ditte, M. A., On the Effect of Washing Soda on Aluminium, 33

Docks:

  • Dock, Algiers, United States of America, Float¬ing Dry, 502
  • Auckland, 42, 270
  • Boston, New Navy Dry, 270
  • Cardiff, The Mount Stuart Dry, Contract Given to Mr. Jas. Allen, 580
  • C'uxhaven, Dry, 387
  • Hamburg, The New, 621
  • Horten, Norway, Pumping Machinery for, Liverpool, Canada, Graving, 510
  • on the Maine Side of the St. Croix River, A Natural Dry, 313
  • Mersey, Two New Graving, for the, 213
  • Newcastle, The New, 149
  • New Orleans, Steel Floating and Graving, 237
  • Newport News Shipbuilding Company's Yard, 439
  • Penartn, 231
  • Swansea, The New Dry, 478, 517
  • Trieste, ExisitiDg Accommodation, 521
  • on the Tyne, Need for New, 223
  • Dry, Timber Masonry, 298
  • Dockyard Fitter Apprentices, 312, 345
  • Russian, 179, 228, 281, 363, 382, 429

Dockyard Notes:

  • Abolition of a Good Deal of Woodwork in our New Ships, and consequent Trouble between Joiners and Shipyards, 9
  • Admiral Harris, The “ Thinking Blue-jackets’ ” Belief in, 9
  • Admiralty Scheme for Training Shipwrights,
  • “All the World’s Fighting Ships,” The New Edition of, 220
  • Anglo-French War, “ Le Yacht ” on an, 68
  • Argentine Cruiser Garibaldi, The, 133
  • Armouring, New System of, in Italy, 625
  • Artificer Engineers, The Number of to be Doubled, 362
  • Barge, The Coral, Messrs. Cory and Co., Trial of, 32
  • Barham, Forced Draught and Speed Trials of, 490, 521, 600
  • Battleship Speed, The Question of, 220
  • Bechler, Captain, his Appointment, 412
  • Belleville Boilers, The Prot and Coni, 541, 600
  • Belleville Boiler, How to Prevent it from Smoking, 600
  • Bellona, Refit of the, 133
  • Bellona, Reconstruction of the, 445
  • Boilers, Water-tube, Are they Smoke-producers ? 541
  • Brassey, Lord, “ Le Yacht” on his “ Naval An¬nual," 600
  • Canopus, Funnels of the, 346
  • Canopus, Progress of the, 220, 600
  • Channel Fleet Leaves Arosa Bay, The, 490
  • Channel Squadron, Admiral Rawson and the Shooting of the, 312
  • Channel Squadron, Queer Story Coming from the, 575
  • Chatham Depót, Inspection of the (Naval Effi ciencyh 575
  • Chinese Boat, The Torpedoes Fired by, at the Saikio Maru, 291
  • Chinese Hai Chi (Hai-Tien) Expected at Ports¬mouth (tee Corrected Name, page 521), 490
  • Chitoee, Record Speed of the Japanese Cruiser, 168
  • Coal Capacity ? What is a Normal, 9
  • Coal Supply, The Importance of, 9
  • Contract Speed and Extra Premiums, The Question of, 362
  • Destroyers, Rig of the New, 291
  • Devonport’s Mobilised Contingent this Summer, 445
  • Diadem, The, 346, 541
  • Dreadnought, Reconstruction of the, 312
  • Duboc, Lieut E., On the Submarine Boat, 186
  • Dunkirk : Will it be the Port where the Russian and French Fleets will Unite in case of War, 464
  • Dutch Cruisers, Friesland and Holland, at Plymouth, 68
  • Dutch Ironclad, The New, 220
  • Dwarf, Trial of the, 521
  • Edgar, Mishap to the Cruiser, 168, 220, 246
  • Electric Gun, The £75,000, 625
  • Elswick Vessels, 521
  • Emdin and Andrew, Messrs., their Valuable Services on the Pelorus, 575
  • Explosives on Board, Government Signal for, 390
  • Felixstowe Docks, Rsport as to, 412
  • Four Classes of Ships, The Future seems to Point to, 625
  • French Battleship Formidable, Changes in, 186
  • French Cruiser D’Entre Casteaux, Trials of, 32
  • French Destroyers, Launch of, 186
  • French Destroyer, Ilallebarde, Launched, 625
  • French Destroyers, Sail Power Suggested for, 464
  • French Fleet Colliers, 600
  • French Naval Construction, “LeYacht” on, 169, 246
  • French Navy List, The Turenne struck out, 625
  • French Submarine Boats, the Morse, the
  • Francais, and the Algerien, 600
  • French Submarine Boats, Mons. A. Redier on, 575
  • French Torpedo Cruiser Dunois, Full-power Trials of, 575
  • French Torpedo Depót Ship, the Foudre con¬verted into a Sea-going Ship, 625
  • French Warships, M. Lockroy Improves the Stability of, 412
  • Fuel Trials in the Surly, 240
  • Genoa, Shipbuilding and Repairing at, 258
  • German Catchers litis and Three Others, The So-called, their Uselessness for War Pur¬poses, 133
  • German Protected Cruiser Gazelle, The, 133
  • German Warships, New, 220
  • Gibraltar Expected at Portsmouth, 168
  • Gladiator’s Trials, The, 133
  • Gladiator, Rumour Concerning Change of her Guns, 240
  • Gun Laying against Torpedo Boats, Mr. H. W. Metcalfe's New’System of, 312
  • Gunboats, Skipjack and Speedwell, On the Re¬fitting of the, 464
  • Gyroscope Tried by the Carnot, Bouvet, and Jaureguiberry, 5/5
  • Hannibal, her Average Speed Home, 541
  • Havock to be‘Re-boilerod, 575
  • Hired Labourers in the Royal Dockyards, Wages of, 389
  • Iron Duke and Invincible, Reconstruction of, Completed, 220
  • Italian Cruiser Lombardia Expected at Ports¬mouth, 490 (see Corrected Name, page 521)
  • Italian Liguria, The, 521
  • Italian Navy, Reconstruction of the, The Dandolo, 68
  • Italian Warships, New Projected, 258
  • Italy, “Looking Round” the Warship Market, 412
  • Jane Naval War Game, Objection Raised Against, 541
  • Japanese Battleship Mikasa, 625
  • Japanese Cruiser Asama, her Run to Chatham, 133
  • Japanese Destroyer Akebono, 413, 464
  • Japanese Warships at Portsmouth, 186, 258
  • Jeanne d’Arc, “ Le Yaoht’s” Answer to a Criticism of an Article in The Engineer upon the, 571, 625
  • Kronstadt Dockyard, 363, 382
  • Krupp’s Yard, Fire at, 445
  • L'quid Fuel, Greater Speed and Economy, 9
  • London, Launch of, not Fixed, 600
  • Lyddite Shell, New Fuse for the, 445
  • Lyddite, The Theory of the Harmlessness of, 390
  • Masts of the New Destroyers, The, 291
  • Metcalfe, Mr. H. W., System of Gun Laying against Torpedo Boats, 312
  • Mobilisation, but no Mameuvres this Year, 312
  • Morse, The Submersible, to be Commissioned at Cherbourg, 600
  • Narcissus and Immortality, on their way to England, 412
  • “ Naval and Military Record ” on the Fulfil¬ment of Government Contracts to the date stipulated, 362
  • Naval Reserve Men, The Antelope to be sent to Bristol for their Use at Drill, 412
  • Niobe Accident, Inquiry into the, and the Truth, 490, 541
  • Niobe, Smoke Abatement on the, 600
  • Obry Apparatus tried by the Carnot, Bouvet, and Jaureguiberry, 575
  • Ocean Steamers, Structural Features of Large, 139
  • Odin, Reconstruction of the Danish Ironclad, 168
  • Orlando, her Guns Converted into Quick-firers, 32
  • Pelorus, Messrs. Emdin and Andrew’s Ssrvices on the, 575
  • Plymouth Defences Tested, 490
  • Portsmouth, Sea-going Ships at, beginning of May, 445
  • Psyche, and Tribune, to be Commissioned for North American Station, 312
  • Quick-firers, 4'7in., discarded by the Russians, 168
  • Rattlesnake and the Penalty Clauses, “The Naval and Military Record ” on the, 362
  • Renown, her Sea Speed minus Two Propeller Blakes, 490
  • Resistance, Foundering of the, 168
  • Russian Cruiser Gromovoi, Launch of, 445, 575
  • Russian Dockyards, Coast Defence Ship, Gen. Admiral Graf Aprakskin, 177, 179,188
  • Russian Government about to adopt the Barr and Stroud RaDge Finder, 412
  • Russian Government reported to have ordered a Warship in Denmark, 445
  • Russian Mining Transport Yeniski Launched, 575
  • School of Naval Tactics, Mr. Gibson Bowles asks for the Establishment of a, 389
  • Seagull with Niclausse Boilers, Trial of the, 600
  • Search-light Experiments off the Isle of Wight, 521
  • Search-lights in the Channel Squadron, Experi¬ment with, 445
  • Sfax, The, 600
  • Shinonome arrived in Japan, 412
  • Ships as Designed, and Ships as they actually become, Wide Margin between, 186
  • Skipjack and Speedwell, " The Naval and Mili¬tary Record ’’ on the, 464
  • Smoke or its Absence, High Strategical Im¬portance of, 541
  • Spanish-American War, The yet Unwritten Side of, as seen by Officers of the Talbot, 291
  • Sponsons, Absence of, in the Hai-Tien, 521
  • Stoker, Death of a Naval, 346
  • Submarine Boat, A Correspondent's Startling Query respecting, 625
  • Submarine Torpedo Boats, 31, 32, 169, 186, 237, 240, 246, 521, 575
  • Submarine Boats, French, Discussed in Connection with the Rights of Men, 575
  • Submarine Boats for the French Navy, Two New, 237
  • Submarine Torpedo Boat, The Magenta At¬tacked by, 169
  • Submarine Boats, and the Wonders they can do, “ Le Yacht” on the French, 521
  • Swedish Ironclad Dristigheten, Submerged Torpedo Tubes of the, 240
  • Swedish Ironclads, Quick-firers of, 240
  • Sybille, Refit of the, 312
  • Témeraire, The Old, 220
  • Temperley Transporter out of Favour on a Battleship, 575, 600
  • Temperley Transporters on French Ships, 600
  • Terrible Disaster, The, 291, 389, 394
  • Terrible on Troopship Duty, 186
  • Torpedo Attack, New Plan for Defeating, 389
  • Torpedo Boats, The Best Colour for, 312
  • Torpedo Booms of the Mars, 625
  • Torpedo Device, The Latest, 168
  • Torpedo-net Defence, In Connection with, 625
  • Trafalgar, Change in her Armament, 240
  • Tube Cannon, Practice of, 312
  • Turenne, The Old Ironclad, Struck out of the French Navy List, 625
  • Turkish Ironclads, Transformation of Two, 258
  • Turkish Navy, Re-construction of the, by an
  • Italian, The Messudieh and Assar. i. Tewfik, r Firm, 68
  • Vickers’ 12in. Gun-mounting to be tried on the Excellent, 445
  • War Albums, The Fourth of the “ Black and White,” 220
  • Dodge Pulley, The, 301
  • Donkin, Mr. Bryan, Smoke and its Diminution, 607,531,637
  • Doremus, M., Use of Fluoride of Sodium in Steam Boilers, 164
  • Dorman, Long, and Co., Limited, Mills taken over by, 21
  • Dortmund-Ems Canal Opened, 577
  • Dortmunder Coal-boring Company, Coal Dis¬covered in the Soest District by, 11
  • Doulton and Co.’s Clay-pit Miners, Dispute among, 476
  • Dow Stationary Engine, The New, 40
  • Drainage Systems of Buildings, The London County Council's New Bye-Laws to Regulate the, 655
  • Dredger, Backet, 580
  • for New South Wales, New Suction, 182
  • Sand Pump, Mr. A. G. Lyster on, 584
  • for Use on the Volga, 213
  • Dredging Naval Ports, 192
  • Drill, Electric Rock, German, 73
  • Driving Wheels, Largest, 118
  • Dronfield Sewage Disposal Wcrks, 517
  • Darlington Forge Company, Limited, Ten Years’ Work, 43
  • Dum-dum Bullet, The Peace Conference and the, 594
  • Dunkirk, An Ancient Man-of-war discovered at, 621
  • Duntocher and Dalmuir Waterworks, 370
  • Durban, North Pier Extension Works, 45, 376
  • Durston, Sir A. J., and Mr. H. J. Oram, On Ma¬chinery of Warships, 263, 269
  • Durston, Sir A. John, Trials and Experiments made in H.M.S. Argonaut, 282
  • Dast-arresting Appliance for Blast Furnaces, 465
  • Dust-laying in the United States, Oil used for, 595
  • D'utting, Mr., His Investigations with Regard to Pit Props, 212
  • Dyer, Colonel H. C. S., His Portrait on View, 349

E

  • EARTH’S Crust, Rigidity, Thickness, and Stability of the, 337, 409
  • Crust, Thesis as to the Thickness of the—see also Letter, p., 337, 409
  • Currents and Electric Traction, 397
  • Earth-slips in the Slopes and Cuttings of Rail¬ways: Their Causes and How to Prevent Them, Mr. R. E. Cooper on, 612
  • Earthwork Quantities, Diagrams for, 368, 409
  • Easton, Anderson, and Gooiden, Limited, Electric Lifts, 3. 4, 5, 12
  • Economy Test of a Unique Form of Feed Pump, 209, 345, 474
  • Edinburgh, New Gasworks at, 275
  • Edison, jun., Mr. Reported Invention of a New Process for Hardening Steel, 246
  • Eibar Work at Bilbao, 517
  • Eiderdown the Best Insulator, 85
  • Eight Hours Question, The, 191
  • Elasticity, Measurements of, Prof. Ewing on the, 122

Electric:

  • Electric Arc, Hissing of the, Mrs. Ayrton on the, 321
  • Batteries, On Carbon-consuming, 233
  • “Buff ” or Bob Motor, The, 256
  • Cable, Fire-detective, 575
  • Cables, Important Decision affecting the Laying of, 164
  • Cables, Tenders invited by the Christiania Electric Works for, 491
  • Cabs in Chicago, 520
  • Cabs, London, 524
  • Clock at Liverpool-street Station, 465
  • Current at the New Sorbonne, Paris,
  • Various Applications of, 413
  • Engineering in 1898,
  • Engineering Practice, Question of Uni¬formity in, 228
  • Grain Elevator, The Manchester Ship
  • Canal Company’s, 199 Induction Motor, Prof. C. A. Carus Wilson, On Some Features of the, 444
  • Installation, Rules for, Formulated by the Royal Insurance Company, 164
  • Knowledge on the United States Battle¬ships, Deficient, 164
  • Electric Lamp, New Form of, 183
  • Lifts for the New Brighton Eiffel Tower, 3, 4, 5, 12
  • Light Carbons, Manufacture of, 337
  • Lighting of the City of London, 63, 642
  • Lighting Company, The City of London, 458, 460
  • Lighting for Chicago, Scheme for Utili¬sation of Water Power from New Drainage Canal, 187
  • Lighting in Japan, 137
  • Lighting, Johannesburg, Davey, Paxman, and Co., 505
  • Lighting Machinery, 543
  • Light in Manchester, Failure of, Due to the Fusion of the Rubber Cables, 527
  • Lighting, Middlesbrough, 136
  • Lighting Provisional Orders, 515
  • Light for St. Paul’s Cathedral, 164
  • Light at Sheffield, 337
  • Lighting, Some Practical Points in, Mr. H. Lea, 133
  • Lighting and Tramways, 468
  • Light, Wright’s, or the Maximum Charge System for, 638
  • Meters, Prof. Ayrton on, 611
  • Motors, Apparatus for Measuring the Speed of Small, 491
  • Power in Factories, 111
  • Power, Irrigation by, 231
  • Power from Kaweah River, California, 137
  • Power from Niagara Falls Companies, Total applied for from, 137
  • Power Plant of a Business Building, 40
  • Power Station for Kalgoorlie Goldfields, 9, 237
  • Power for Steam, Substitution of, in Philadelphia, 237
  • Power Storage Company’s Battery Calculator, 313
  • Power, Supply of, 342
  • Power, Eighty - mile Transmission of (America), 398
  • Power Transmission, Steam, v. in the Mining Equipment} in the Transvaal, 609
  • Pumps, Mr. A. W. K. Preria on, 73
  • Purification of Water in America, 465
  • Electric Rock Drill, German, 73
  • Shaft Transmission, 598
  • Siren, Ad, 621
  • Supply Company, Central, Bill of, 655
  • Traction Amenities, 390
  • Traction: its Application in Large Towns, Mr. G. Conaty, 269
  • Traction, the Diatto System of, 523
  • Traction, Earth Currents and, 397
  • Traction in Italy, Use of Water Power for, 577
  • Traction in New York, 156
  • Traction, Mr. H. F. Parshall on, 97
  • Traction Plants in the United States, 445
  • Electrical Traction, Power Distribution for, 51
  • Electric Tramway Traction Section at the Inter¬national Building Trades Exhibition, 445
  • Electrical Transmission, On Methods of, Mr. .las. Swinburne, 574
  • Electric Travelling Crane, 8, 129, 133
  • Welding, Mr. 0. Winder. 247
  • Winches for Ships, Mr. E. Nicholl on 164
  • Electricity, Application of, in Lombardy, 491
  • from a Distance, Economical Trans¬mission and Distribution of, Mr. H. F. Parshall on, 612
  • On the Leakage of, Professor .1. C. Beattie on, 542
  • Mechanical Traction by, Mr. G. C. Cuningham on, 611
  • as a Motive Power in Poland, 465
  • Steam and Compressed Air for Mining Purposes, Comparative Advantages of, 641
  • Supply Works of the United Kingdom, 164
  • Mr. Joe A. Tempest, 330
  • Timber-seasoning by, 109
  • in Warships, 441
  • Electro-Magnets, Use of, for Recovering Steel Rails Sunk in the Ohio, 279
  • Electro-plating to the Hulls of Vessels, Applica¬bility of, Experiments to Test, 287
  • Electrolysis in the Preparation of Bleaching Solutions, Use of, in Germany, 137
  • Elevated Railroads of the United States, Mr. E. E. Higgins on the, 577
  • Elevator, Electric Grain, The Manchester Ship Canal Company’s, 199
  • E io Metal, 396
  • Ellesmere Port, 605
  • Elswick Cruisers, 397
  • Fire at, 598, 644
  • Ely River, Subway under the, 231
  • Empire, Our, 242
  • Employers’ Liability in France, 46

Engines:

  • Acetylene Gas, 145, 169
  • and Alternator, Deptford, Plenty and Son, Limited, and Mr. Z de Ferranti (Supplement, April 21»<, 1899), 385
  • Auxiliary, on Steamships, 84
  • On the Balancing of, Prof. W. E. Dalby, 310
  • Blowing, Messrs. Bolzano, Tedesco, and Co., 393
  • British Stationary, Brazil, and Dealings with the Makers, 313
  • British Steam, Abroad, 122
  • Compound, Mr. G. L. Rockwood on Cylinder Ratios for, 164
  • Compound, for High Pressures, 62
  • Cornish, Mr. H. Davey, Basset Mines, 471, 513, 575, 656
  • for the Coventry Tramways, 374
  • Cylinders, Effects of High-pressure Steam on, 491
  • The Dow Stationary, 40
  • Gas, J. E. F. Andrew and Co., 470
  • Gas, and Lighthouses, 68
  • Gas and Oil, at the Bath Show, 546
  • of the Goliath, 183, 184, 185
  • High-pressure Cornish, 471, 513, 575, 656
  • High-speed Tri-compound Steam, 370, 371
  • High-speed Vertical, The Ardwick Engineering Company's New Design, 377
  • Indicating, Reducing Appliances for, 547
  • Locomotive—see Railways, Rolling Stock, &s. Main Driving for Witwatersrand Mines, 175 Marine, Four-crank, 186
  • Marine, The Largest ever Built in Greece, 413
  • for Motor Carriage Work, Four-cylinder Single- acting, 517
  • Oil, Mr. C. H. Bryant, 278
  • Oil, R. Stephenson and Co., 617
  • Oil, at the Royal Agricultural Show, Maidstone, 617, 619
  • The Oil, for Motor Cars, 1, 47, 75,101,118,127, 145
  • Pumping, Haughhead Colliery, Uddingston, 338, 339
  • Rotary (American), 398
  • of the “ Spartiate,” 335, 336
  • Steam Traction, Reported Reduction of Russian Import Duty on, 300
  • Traction and Agricultural, at the Bath Show, 516
  • Triple-cylinder Traction (American), 398
  • Vertical Electricity Supply, Messrs. Willans and Robinson, 386

Engineering:

  • Engineering Businesses, Important Amalgamation of, 85
  • Civil, 1898,13
  • Conference, 1899, The, 521, 537, 538, 555, 658, 562, 572, 574, 583, 588, 589, 611, 640
  • Contracts, London County Council and, 327
  • Electrical, in 1898, 5 Establishments in the North of England, New, 199
  • Harbour and Waterway, for 1898, 6
  • Industry in 1898, French, 298
  • Interest, Items of, before the London County Council, 413
  • Mechanical, 1898, 16 and Metal Industries, The Swiss, 406
  • Railway, CollegeCourse in(America), Sanitary, 1898, 17
  • Trade, American Competition in the, 538
  • Prosperity in the, 498
  • Use of Models in, 181
  • Work, Corporation Competition in,
  • in South Africa, 635
  • Engineering Workshops, The Best Flooring for, and the Best Mode of Heating, 228

Engineers:

  • Engineers and American Competition, 62
  • English, and Bridges, American, 391
  • Marine, Dr. John Inglis and the, 88, 95
  • Municipal, Duties and Compensations of, 133
  • in the Royal Navy, 316
  • United States Navy, 93
  • Engineman’8 Dispute, The, 241, 306
  • Engine-room Artificers, 211, 276, 392
  • English and American Workmen, 623, 656
  • Cycles and Foreign Rivals, 570
  • Engineers and American Bridges, 391
  • Report on American Industries, An, 301
  • Esparto Fibre from Tripoli, Export of, 137
  • Etheric Telegraphy, Signor Marconi’s Projected Experiments at Dover court,
  • 621
  • see also Aetheric or Wireless Telegraphy, and Tele¬graphy, Wireless
  • Evaporative Condensers, 432, 442, 447, 498, 513
  • Ewing, Professor J. A., On Magnetism, 384
  • On the Measurements of Elas¬ticity, 122

Exhibitions:

  • Acetylene, iu Budapest, 213
  • Committee’s Report, 208
  • Coal Smoke Abatement, 267
  • Crystal Palace, Commercial Goods, 646
  • Great Britain, Mining Court, 313
  • Industrial and Arts at Grahmastown, South Africa, 45, 175, 450
  • International Building Trades, 119, 444, 517
  • Motor Car, Richmond, June next, 37
  • Paris, 1900, 158, 159, 160, 161, 207,214,284, 288, 327, 365, 542
  • Philadelphia, Universal Commercial Congress and Exhibition, 72, 262
  • Siberian, Proposed, 287 Yachting, 133
  • Explosion on Board the Terrible, 317
  • Boiler, at Barking, 31, 34, 35, 118,145, 241
  • at St Helens, 488, 542 Colliery, Garmant, Wales, 124
  • in Russia, 452 South Africa, 450
  • Marine Boiler, Prague, 162, 163
  • at Woolwich Arsenal, 287, 608
  • Explosives, Gathmann Shell for Firing High, 575
  • called Kallenite, The New, 365
  • in Mines, Mr. W. J. Orsman on the
  • Question of Permitted (see p. 513), 503
  • Power of Cotton Saturated with Liquid Air, 655
  • Safety, Mr. W. J. Oreman on, 244, 534
  • Exports to Canada, 11

F

  • FACTORIES, Electric Power in, 111
  • Factory Design, Mr. J. H. Pearson on, 168
  • Power Plant at Newark, United States, 421
  • Fan and Engine for Forced Draught, 370
  • Fawcett and Co., Messrs. Mark, Fireproof Floor¬ing, 6C6
  • Feed-pumps, Economy Test of, 40, 118, 345
  • Pumps, Efficiency of, 145
  • Pump. Test of a Unique Form of, 169
  • water Heater, Messrs. McPhail and Simpson, 605
  • water Heater for Locomotive Boilers, 500
  • water Regulators, H.M.S. Pactolus, 142
  • Fell, Mr. John Corry, His Inaugural Address, 146
  • Ferranti Valve Gesu-, 512
  • Field Artillery at Santiago, 624
  • Carriage Brake, Sir Geo. Clarke, 79
  • Gun Carriage, Quick-firing, 243
  • filters, Polarite, for Princetown, Dartmoor, 262
  • Fire-alarm Posts for Transmission of Telephonic
  • Messages, Use of, 85
  • Fire-arms, A French Small-bore Repeating Rifle, 517
  • for the Swedish Government, Contract with the Arms Factory Mauser, 528
  • Fire Authorities of the Paris Exhibition, Object to the Indian Building, 542
  • Brigades, Parisian, a Motor Car Worked by Electricity added to their Equipment, 439
  • detective Cable, 575
  • at Elswick, The, 598, 644
  • extinguishing by Sand, 517
  • in a Fireproof Building, Effect of, 10
  • Float Required by the Metropolitan Fire
  • Brigade, A Scandalous Document referr¬ing to, 513
  • in the Germania Shipbuilding Yard of Kiel, 434
  • in New York, Mr. H. Bonner on the Hotels and their Dangers, 387
  • Prevention Committee, The British, 110, 224
  • Fireproof Building Material, A New, 262
  • Flooring, Messrs. Mark Fawcett and Co., 606
  • Fischer Equipment Company, Motor Truck for Freight Work, 517
  • Fitter Students in the Navy, 296, 345, 395
  • Flash Point of Oils, Mr. Thomson on Lamp
  • Explosions in Manchester and on the, 400
  • of Petroleum, 262, 237
  • Fleming and Ferguson, Limited, Launch of the Twin-screw Pump Hopper Dredger Poulton 296
  • Fletcher, Russell, and Co.’e New Works, 199
  • Flood Water, Use of Filtered, 587
  • Flooring for Engineering Workshops, Question of the Best, 228
  • Flooring, Fireproof, Messrs. Mark Fawcett and Co., 606
  • Flow of Water, Prof. H. S. Hele-Shaw, 94
  • Fluid Motion, Prof. H. S. Hele-Shaw on the Character of, 94
  • Fluoride of Sodium in Steam Boilers, Use of, 164
  • Fly-wheels, Bursting of, 29
  • Flying Machines for Use in War, Projected Ex¬periments with, United States, 11
  • Fog-dispeller, The Tugrin, 439
  • Foreign Competition Question, The, 650
  • Competition in the Steel Trade, 412
  • Forgings and the Machines used in Producing thorn, Mr. Brett on, 566
  • Forman, Mr. C. de Neuville, Economy in Hand¬ling and Transport of Minerals, 613
  • Fossil Coal Plants, Mr. Jas. Lomax, 595
  • Fonl Gas in Sewers, 245
  • Foundry, A Large, General Electric Company, America, 502
  • Fowne8 Forge and Engineering Company, First Steam Hammer Started, 378
  • Fox, Head, and Co., The Business of, transferred to Mr. J. H. Lord, 300
  • France, Bill for Creation of Free Harbours under Consideration, 577
  • Franklin, Mr., Indicator Patent, 132
  • Fraser and Chalmers, Limited, Works of, 542, 555
  • French Engineering Industry in 1898, 298 Marine, The, 315
  • Naval Department, Budget for 1899, 11
  • Friction Clutch, Crown, 259
  • Frost in March, 1899, Lowest Reading in Bed¬fordshire, 313
  • Frozen Meat Trade, 659
  • Fuel Economy on American Railways, 180
  • Fuel, Oil, 327
  • Fulda Case, The s.s., 493, 547
  • Furnaces, Blast, in the United Kingdom, 313
  • Fuel, Patent, for the Navy, Admiralty Commis¬sion, 98
  • Petroleum, 656
  • Furnace Door, Smoke-preventing, 297
  • Liquid Fuel Crucible, 168
  • The Wellmann, 461

G

  • GALERNII Island, 228
  • Gales of 1898, The Heaviest, 11
  • Galt, Dr. Alexander, On the Heat of Combination of Pairs of Solid Metals, 542
  • Galton, Sir Douglas (with Portrait), 257
  • Galveston in Texas, Carrying Trade of, 337
  • Gantry, Another Large, 85
  • Garbage Destructors, Dr. Ashburton Thomson on, 324
  • and Offal Disposal, New York, 270
  • Garforth, Mr. W. E., On the Comparative Advan¬tages of Electricity, Steam, and Compressed Air for Mining Purposes, 641

Gas:

  • Gas, Blast Furnace, Prof. Arth on its Utilisation, 387
  • Carburetted Water, 457, 594, 626
  • Distribution, On, 457
  • Engines as Motive Power in Engineering Works, 327
  • Engines, New Design in, 470
  • Engines—see Engines, Gas
  • Exhausters and Gas-exhausting Plant, Mr. R. Hargraves on, 320
  • Influence of Carbonic Acid on the Combus¬tion of Coal and Carburetted Water, 626
  • Lighters, Automatic, 326
  • for Lighting and other Purposes, Differential Rates as between Consumers of, 594, 626
  • Lighting for Streets, Incandescent, 285
  • Liquefier, Self-intensive, Dr. Hampson’s, 470
  • Meters, Growing Use of Penny-in-the-slot, 33
  • for Motor Purposes, 626
  • Natural, Found in the United States, an Excellent Fuel, its Constituents, 517
  • Purifying from Dust, 465
  • Purifying by Lime, 387
  • Statistics for 1897, and the Last Five Years, 119
  • Supply, 1898, 18
  • Parliamentary Returns as to, 119
  • Traction on Tramways, 656
  • Gases, Blast Furnace, Utilisation of, 140, 542
  • Scrubbing Blast Furnace, 517
  • Gasholder, Failure of the Retaining Tank of a, 11
  • “ Gasorcoal ” Stove, The, 517
  • Gasworks at Edinburgh, New, 275
  • Gasworks, On the Regenerative System for Small,
  • Gathmann Shell, Test of the, 575
  • Gauge, Differential Micrometer, 525
  • Gearing, Hall's Hydraulic Variable-speed, 39
  • Gehre, Mr., New Fireproof Material for Building, 262
  • Gellivare Iron Ore Mines, On the, 461
  • Geometrical Quadrature of the Circle, A New, 136
  • German Canals, 606
  • Germany, Drastic Labour Measures in, 569
  • Gibraltar Main Sewerage Works, 193
  • Giffen, Sir Robt., On the Relative Growth of the Component Parts of the Empire, 242
  • Gilbertson, Mr., On Japanese Swords, 11
  • Gilson, Prof. G., Ocean-drift Experiments in the North Sea, 413
  • Gisholt Machine Company, Motor Gear Lathe, 117,293
  • Gjers, Mr. John, Valuation of his Estate, 43
  • Glasgow, Mr. A. G., On Carburetted Water Gas, 594, 626
  • Bridge, Re-opening of, 520, 539, 540, 541
  • Corporation Electric Tramways, 142, 343
  • Overhead Trolley Wires in, 452
  • Sewage Disposal at, 521
  • and West of Scotland Technical College, The, 644
  • Glass Moulding, M. L. Appert's New Method, 621
  • as a Paving Material, 287
  • Roofing, Mr. S. Deards’, 444
  • Wire, 500
  • Glenfield Company, Limited, Pumping Engine, Haughhead Colliery, 338, 339
  • Glover and Co., Messrs., 270
  • Gold Industry of Mashonaland, 99
  • Mine, The Rose Deep, Johannesburg, 593, 594
  • Kalgoorlie, Mr, H. F. Bulman on the, 534
  • of the Transvaal, Zoutpansberg, 599,
  • Mining, Modern Practice in, 586
  • Notes on, Mr. F. Irving, 586
  • Output, South Africa, 1898, 175
  • for November, 1897, 1898, West
  • Australia and New South Wales, 42
  • Gold Production of Queensland, 409
  • the United States Last Year, 577
  • and Silver Production, 354
  • along the Ussuri River, Discovery of, 85
  • Yield of Victoria in 1898, 33
  • “Good Fellowship Scheme,” A, 438
  • Goold, Mr. Joseph, Differential Micrometer Gauge, 525
  • Goschen, Mr., and Naval Engineers, 442
  • Government Abuses in Cape Colony, 603
  • Telephone Bill, The, 624
  • Graftio, Mr. Hy., On “A Formula for Train Resistance,” 595
  • Graphite, Manufacture of, by Electric Means, 337
  • Mines in Bohemia, The, 85
  • Graving-dock Blocks and Appliances, On, 641
  • Greenwich Observatory, Protection of the Mag¬netic Registers from the Effect of Electric Traction, 595
  • Greenwood, Mr. A., On Machine Tools, with special reference to American and German Practice, as compared with English, 613
  • Grether and Co., Messrs. E., Vogt’s Patent for Sinking Bore-holes, 423
  • Griffiths, Mr. A., Apparatus to Determine the Rate of Diffusion of Solids Dissolved in Liquids, 272
  • Groynes, Examples of, 354, 381, 403, 430, 455, 482
  • Groynes, Examples of—tte also Sea Coast Pro¬tection
  • Gun Camera under Construction in Chicago, 337
  • Carriages, Krupp Quick-firing Field, 514
  • Carriage. Quick-firing Field, 243
  • Construction, Mr. W. H. Owston on, 464
  • The United States Naval Tests at Indian Head, 517
  • Vicker’s 12in. Breech-loading, 244
  • Gunnery, English and American, 417
  • Guns, French Quick-firing, 137
  • Machine, for the Transvaal Government, Messrs. Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, Limited, 450
  • New Type Wire, 181, 204
  • Giinther and Sons, Central Discharge Turbine, 319

H

  • HADFIELD, Mr. R. A., Alloys of Iron and Nickel, 348
  • Hadfield, Mr. Robt. Abbott, on the Influence of Casting Temperature upon Steel, 640
  • Haidar Pasha, Projected Harbour at, 33
  • Hall, Mr. J. W., Consulting Engineer and Ma¬chinery Valuer, 42
  • Hall’s Hydraulic Variable-speed Gearing, 39
  • Halliwell Dyeing Company’s Works, Boiler Ex¬plosion at the, 11
  • Halliday, Mr. G., Experiments to ascertain the Heat-absorptive Power of Water, 473
  • Hamburg, The New Dock Basin at, 621
  • Special Paths for Cyclists in, 639 Trade of, 59
  • Hamilton, Mr. Jas., On the Horse-power absorbed by Skin Friction and Wave-making, 310
  • Hammer, Planishing, Messrs. Thompson Bros., Steam, Messrs. B. and S. Massey, 325
  • Hammond, Mr. J. H., On Modern Practice in Gold Mining, 586
  • Hampson’s Self-intensifier Gas Liqnefier, 470
  • Handles, Sledge and Hammer, 10,
  • Hanna-Payne Shippiog Bill, The, 70
  • Hanson, Mr. Wm., 477, 504
  • Haralson and Wood, Messrs., Experiments in
  • Shrinking and Forcing Steel Spindles into Iron Discs, 237
  • Harbour Construction, Mr. W. E. Lester on Temporary Works and Appliances in, 542
  • Defences for New York necessary, New, 595
  • Free, Bill for, under Consideration in France, 577
  • at Haidar Pasba, German Company’s Project for Building a, 33
  • Works at Christiania, Tenders invited in connection with New, 491

Harbours and Waterways:

  • Bristol Docks, Mr. W. W. Squire’s Appointment, 605
  • Canal, Amsterdam, 182
  • Canals, Canadian, 182
  • Canal, Goole, 340
  • Canal, Thames and Severn, 182
  • Dredger, Suction, for New South Wales, 182
  • Harbour, Dover, 340
  • Harbour, Ellesmere, Grain Warehouse, 605
  • Harbour, Hamburg, 340
  • Harbour, Hastings, 340
  • Harbour, Keysham, 605
  • Harbour, The Hvgli, Calcutta, 340
  • Harbour and Docks, Seaharo, 695
  • Harbour, Peterhead, 605
  • Harbour and River, New York, 68, 182, 365
  • Harbour, Vera Cruz, 182
  • Harbour and Waterway Engineering for 1898, 6
  • Irrigation in India, 355
  • New South Wales, 365
  • Preston Dock and River, Capital Expended on, 605
  • Thames Channels, The, 605
  • Waterways, Russian, 59
  • Hargadine Dry Goods Company, Power Plant, 40
  • Hargrave, Mr. Lawrence, On Kites and Kite Flying, 542
  • Hargraves, Mr. R., On Gas Exhausters and Gas- exhausting Plant, 320
  • Hartcliffe and Malkin, Messrs., Straight Full-way Valve, 399
  • Hartmann and Braun’s New Thermo-electric Couple, 365
  • Harvesting Machinery, A Low Elevator Steel Binder, Messrs. Harrison Macgregor and Co., 546
  • Haslam, Sir A. S., On Separate Condensing Plants for Factory Purposes, 614
  • Haswell, Mr. C. IL, On Marine Steam Engine Construction in the United States, 308, 345
  • Haughhead Colliery, Pumping Plant at, 338, 339
  • Havre, Cranes for, Loan Authorised, 577
  • Hawkhnrst, Sewerage and Sewage Disposal Plans for, 418
  • Hayward Tyler and Co., Hydraulic Intensifier, 42
  • Head, Mr. Archibald, On the Wellman Furnace, 461
  • Head, Mr. Jeremiah, 259, 378
  • Health Department of the City of London, 371
  • Heat of Combination of Pairs of Solid Metals, Dr. A. Galt on the, 542
  • Heat in Cooled Bars, Transference of, 29
  • Transfer of, 512
  • Heating Dwellings, Korean Method of, 187
  • Power of German “ Braunkohle,” 262
  • Hele-Shaw, Prof. H. S., On Fluid Motion, 94
  • On the Motion of a Per¬fect Liquid, 548
  • On the Stream Lines of a Liquid, 166
  • Henderson, Mr. J. M., Material Transporter at Vauxhall, 193
  • Heron’s Nest Built of Wire, 187
  • Hervey, Mr. M. W., On the Use of Filtered Flood Water, 587
  • Heuristic Method of Teaching Physics in Second¬ary Schools, Mr. F. C. Weedon on the, 264, 266
  • Higgins, Mr. H. E., On Some of the Larger Trans¬portations Problems of Cities, 577
  • High-pressure Steam at Sea, 493
  • Hildage, Mr. H. T., On Prospecting for Minerals, 349
  • Hill, Mr. G. H., Opening Address, 587
  • Hill and Co., Messrs. Rich., Conversion into a Company, 300
  • Hillier, Mr. E. G., On the Working of the Boiler Explosions Acts, 1882 and 1890, 212
  • Hinges, Butt, American Patented Process, 43
  • Hissing of the Electric Arc, Mrs. Ayrton on the, 321
  • Holden and Brooke, Limited, Pump and Injector, 631
  • Holgate, Mr. B., On Mineral Oils, 146
  • Holgate, Mr. T., Coke-handling Plant, 457
  • Hopetoun, Earl of, His Opening Address as President of the Institution of Naval Architects, 282
  • Hop Washer at the Maidstone Show, 620
  • Horse-power, The Measure of, 227
  • Horsfall Destructor, The, 260
  • Howat’s Patent Miners’ Safety Lamp, 499
  • Howden, Mr. Jas., On Torpedo Boat Destroyers for Sea Service, 309
  • Hub, A Rubber-cushioned, 410
  • Hudson River Tunnel Projected, A, 595
  • Hulse and Co., Limited, Messrs., Machine Tools, 399
  • Humphrys, Tennant, and Co., Engines of the New Royal Yacht, 568, 574, 604
  • Hunter, Mr. Jas Bernard, 434
  • Hunter, Mr. W. H., On the Discharge and Re¬loading of Large Steamers, 564
  • Hurst, Mr. Wm., On the Navvy, 198
  • Hyatt, Mr. J. W., Roller for Anti friction Bear¬ings, 237
  • Hyde Park Court Mansions, The Air Lift Pump, 422
  • Hydraulic Main, Evolution of the, 594, 626
  • Presses, 195
  • Presses, Problem in, 145
  • Press Problem, 145, 194, 209, 245

I

  • ICE Machinery in West Africa, 219
  • Ice-making Plant, A Great, 145
  • Ice, Notes on the Slipperiness of, 262
  • Illuminating Shells for Lighting Areas of Ocean, 655
  • Incandescent Lamp Filament, Conductivity of an, 365
  • Incandescent Lamp, A New, 326
  • Incandescent Mantles, On, 457
  • Inclines, Self-acting, 296
  • Incrustation of Boilers, Composition for Prevent¬ing, Messrs. J. S. Morris and Sons, 399
  • India, Irrigation in, 355
  • Indianapolis Waterworks, Steel Pipe Line for the, 337
  • India-rubber Industry, The, 39
  • Indicating Engines, Reducing Appliance for, 547
  • Indicator Patent, 132
  • Industrial Chemistry in England, Teaching of, 481
  • Development, Modern, 71, 73
  • Trusts, Danger of, 392
  • Inglis, Dr. John, and the Marine Engineers, 88, 95
  • Injector, Live and Exhaust Steam, 631
  • Institute of Engineers, South Wales:
  • Sinking, Mr. McMurtie’s Paper on, discussed, 44
  • Winding Appliances, Mr. E. M. Hann on, 44

Institute, Incorporated Gas:

  • Inaugural Address of Mr. S. Stewart, 594
  • Carbonic Acid on the Combustion of Coal and
  • Carburetted Water Gas, Influence of, Mr. F. G. Dexter, 626
  • Carburetted Water-gas, Mr. A. G. Glasgow, 594,626 ’
  • Gas for Lighting and for Purposes other than Lighting, Differential Rates as between Con¬sumers of, Mr. Thos. Newbigging, 594, 626
  • Gas for Motor Purposes, Mr. T. 0. Paterson. 626
  • Hydraulic Main, Evolution of the, Mr. Wm. Carr, 594, 626
  • Inclined Retorts, Recent Experience in Work¬ing, Mr. C. A. Craven, 626
  • Naphthalene Deposits: their Cause and Pre¬vention, Mr. J. P. Leather, 594, 626
  • Degenerative System for Small Gasworks, Advantages of the, Mr. John Lyne, 627

Institute, Iron and Steel:

  • Annual Meeting, Programme of, 287, 897
  • Autumn Meeting, Manchester, Relative to the. 271, 300, 398, 625
  • Blast Furnace and Coke Oven Gases, Mr. Enrique Disdier on the Use of, 461
  • Compass, The Swedish Miners’ Dipping, Described by Professor H. Louis, 461
  • Gellivare Iron Ore Mines, Professor H. Banermann, 461
  • Hagfors Works, 25
  • Hot Blast in the Bessemer Process, On the Use of, Professor Wiborgh, 461
  • Iron, Diffusion of Elements in, Professor Arnold and Mr. A. McWilliam, 461
  • Ore Districts, Map of the Swedish, 25
  • and Steel, Solution Theory of, Baron Jiiptner von Jonstorff, 462
  • and Steels, Theories and Faots Relating to Cast, Mr. Bertrand Sommers, 462
  • Munkfors Iron and Steel Works, 25
  • Nykroppa Works, 25
  • Persberg Mines, 25
  • Riida and Stisrnsfors Chemical Wood PuId Works, 25
  • Reduced Railway Fares to Manchester for Members, 413
  • Roberts Austen, Sir Wm., Inaugural Address, 460, 472, 501, 531
  • Stoel from the Ore in the Blast Furnace, On the Manufacture of, Dimitris Tschernoff, 462
  • Wellman Furnace, Mr. Archibald Head on the, 461

Institute of Marine Engineers:

  • Presidential Address of Dr. John Inglis, 88, 95
  • Heat-Abaorptive Power of Water, Mr. G. Halliday’s Experiments, 473
  • Institute of Marine Engineers, Bristol Channel Centre of:
  • Auxiliary Machinery on Board Ships, Mr. E, Nicholl on, 164

Institute of Philadelphia, The Franklin:

  • Transportation Problems of Cities, On some of the Larger, Mr. E. E. Iliggins, 577

Institute, The Sanitary:

  • Welsh Water Supply Scheme for London, Mr. R. E. Middleton, 187

Institution of Civil Engineers:

  • Annual Dinner, 271
  • Awards for Papers read during Past Session, 418
  • Conference, 271, 521, 537, 562-574, 583-588
  • Conference Excursions, 537, 538, 542, 555, 556, 558, 572, 589
  • Conversazione, 600
  • Election of Officers, Result of Ballot, 412
  • Entrance Examination, 32,118,144
  • Inaugural Address of the President, Sir W. H. Preece, 562
  • Opening Address, Mr. E. W. Richards, 586
  • Programme of the Second Conference, 504, 521
  • Papers Read and Discussed, and Visits Paid :—
  • Alloys of Iron and Nickel, Mr. R. A. Had- field, 348
  • Beckton Gasworks, The, Visit to, 557
  • Breakwaters, Design of, Mr. J. Watt-Sandeman, 585
  • Breakwaters in Different Depths of Water, Notes on the Effect of Waves on, Mr. Wm. Shield, 584
  • Central London Electric Railway, Conference Excursion, 589, 590, 591
  • Coal Mining, Modern Improvements in, Winding from Deep Mines, Mr. H. W. Martin, 586
  • Coke Ovens, By-product, M. Evenee Coppée, 640
  • Condensing Plants for Factory Purposes, Separate, Sir A. S. Haslam. 614
  • Cory and Sons’ Works, Visit to, 556
  • Cranes and the Power to be Used with them, Mr. Pitt, 614
  • Dredgers, Sand Pump, Mr. A. G. Lyster, 584
  • East London Waterworks, Visit to the, 555
  • Economical Transmission and Distribution of Electricity from a Distance, Mr. H. F. Parshall, 612
  • Electric Meters, Prof. Ayrton, 611
  • Electrical Transmission, Methods of, Mr. Jas. Swinburne, 574
  • Electricity, Economical Transmission and Distribution of, from a Distance, Mr. H. F. Parshall, 612
  • Electricity, Mechanical Traction by, Mr. G. C. Cuningham, 611
  • Forgings and the Machines Used in Produc¬ing them, Mr. Brett, 566
  • Fraser and Chalmers, Limited, Works of, Visit to, 555
  • Gold Mining, Modern Practice in, Mr. J. H. Hammond, 586
  • Gold Mining, Notes on, Mr. Fearnside Irving, 586
  • Graving Dock Blocks and Appliances, Mr. A. J. Maginnis, 641
  • Hills, Mr. G. H., Opening Address, 587
  • Lantern Slides Allowed by, 119
  • Light Railway? What is a, and what Cir¬cumstances should Govern the Gauge? Mr. A. C. Pain, 562
  • Locks and Entrances and Graving Docks, the Length, Width, and Depth, and Shape and Mode of Construction of, having re¬gard to the Increasing Sizes and Shapes of Vessels, Mr. R. C. H. Davidson, 564
  • Locomotives, Compound, Mr. Webb, 565
  • Locomotives, High-speed, Mr. J. H. Dales on, 70
  • London Hydraulic Power Company, 537
  • Machine Tools with special reference to American and German Practice as com¬pared with English, Mr. A. Greenwood, 613
  • Machinery of Warships, Sir A. J. Durston, 269, 290
  • Magnetism, Professor J. A. Ewing, 384
  • Mechanical Traction by Electricity, Mr. G. C. Cuningham, 611
  • Merchant Steamers, Practicability of so Constructing them as to make them available for War Purposes, Mr. J. H. Biles, 566, 584
  • Metropolitan Sewage Works, Barking, Visit to, 556
  • Minerals, Economy in Handling and Trans¬port of, Mr. C. de Nenville Forman, 613
  • Mining Purposes, Comparative Advantages of Electricity, Steam, and Compressed Air for, Mr. W. E. Garforth, 640
  • Mountain Railways, Mr. Charles Assheton Whately Pownall, 562
  • Power for Tramways, Light Railways, and Motor-car Traffic, Relative Advantages of Different Kinds of, Mr. Parker, 565
  • Railways, Causes of Earthslips in the Slopes of Cuttings and Embankments of, and how to Prevent them, Mr. R. E. Cooper, 612, ’
  • Railways of this Country, The Most Expedi¬tious Method of Re-laying, Mr. H. Footner, 612
  • Riveting and Canlking of Ships, and the Material of Ship Rivets, Mr. R. T. Napier, 641
  • Sewage Sludge Disposal by Natural Agencies, Dr. G. Sims Woodhead, 588
  • Siemens Brothers and Co , Limited, Works at Woolwich, Visit to, 538, 558, 572
  • Signalling Appliances of Railways, Advan¬tages or Disadvantages of Uniting the Lock and Block, Mr. Alexander Ross, 563
  • Signalling, Various Systems of Railway Fog, Mr. W. Swanwick Boult, 563
  • Staines Reservoirs, 537
  • Steamers, Cargo, Mr. Edwin Wm. de Rusett, 567
  • Steamers, Discharging and Re-loading of Large, Mr. W. H. Hunter, 564
  • Steamers of Moderate Size, Swift Passenger, Mr. Edwin Lewis Martin, 566, 583
  • Steel, Influence of Casting, Temperature on, Mr. R. A. Hadfield, 640
  • Steel Rails, Effects of Wear upon, Mr. Wm. G. Kirkaldy, 121
  • Steel Rails, Microphotography of, Sir Wm. Roberts-Austen, 121
  • Surrey Commercial Docks, Visit to, 556
  • Water Supply in Different Towns, and of the
  • Causes which Increase or Diminish it in Particular Instances, Consideration of the Rato per Head per Day of the, Mr. J. Watson, 587
  • Water-tube Boilers for Marine Engines, Mr. J. T. Milton, 269, 290
  • Water, Use of Filtered Flood, Mr. M. W. Hervey, 587
  • Westminster Electric Supply Corporation, Projected Visit to Millbank-street Station, 538
  • Webb, Four-cylinder Compound, A Run with a, by Chas. Rous-Marten, 591

Institution of Civil Engineers: Birmingham Association of Students:

  • Thirteenth Annual Dinner, Presentation to Mr. H. C. Adams, Description of Birmingham Waterworks in the Elam Valley, Mr. Man- sergh, 169
  • Institution of Civil Engineers: Glas¬gow Association of Students:
  • Duntocher and Dalmuir Waterworks, Mr. Chas. R. Rutherglen, 370

Institution of Engineers and Ship¬builders In Scotland :

  • Engines, Four-crank Marine, Mr. John Thom on, 186

Institution of Electrical Engineers:

  • Conversazione, 487
  • Dynamo and Transformer Construction, Mr. Jas. Swinburne on, 577
  • Hissing of the Electric Arc, Mrs. Ayrton on the, 321
  • Magnetic'Space Telegraphy, Improvements in, by Dr. Oliver Lodge, 120, 170, 197
  • Marconi, Signor, On Wireless Telegraphy, 237,
  • 242
  • Premiums for Papers read during the Session— to whom awarded, 542
  • Uniformity in Electrical Engineering Practice, Question of, 229
  • Visit to Switzerland, Arrangements for a, 500, 625

Institution of Gas Engineers:

  • Presidential Address, Mr. F. D. Marshall, 457
  • Carburetted Water Gas, Practical Working of,
  • Mr. C. F. Botley, 457
  • Coke-handling Plant, Mr. T. Holgate, 457
  • Gas Distribution, Mr. C. C. Carpenter, 457
  • Incandescent Mantles, Prof. V. B. Lewes, 457
  • Retort Heating, Modern Systems of, Mr. G. P. Lewis, 457
  • Wind Pressure on Buildings and other Struc¬tures, Mr. J. O. V. Irminger, 457

Institution of Junior Engineers:

  • Annual Dinner, 122
  • Carbon-consuming Batteries and their Pos¬sibilities, Mr. W. R. Cooper, 233
  • Elasticity, Measurements of, Prof. Ewing on, 122
  • Factory Design, Mr. J. H. Pearson, 168
  • Gun Construction, Mr. W. H. Owston on, 464
  • Piles and Pile-driving, Mr. H. C. Reid, 397

Institution of Mechanical Engineers:

  • Address, New, Storey’s Gate, 56, 463
  • Annual Dinner, and Mr. Goschen’s Speech at, 422, 442
  • Annual General Meeting, Fifty second, and List of Papers to be Read, 78
  • Annual Report, Fifth Report of the Alloys
  • Research Committee and Description of the Recording Apparatus at the Laboratory, 160
  • Conversazione, 469, 490
  • Presidential Address of Sir Wm. White, 432, 434, 441
  • Programme of Summer Meeting, 213, 574
  • Evaporative Condensers, Mr. H. G. V. Oldham, 432, 442, 447
  • Mechanical Engineering and Modern Ship¬building, Connection between, Sir William White, 434, 441, 475
  • Printing Machinery, Mr. Wm. Powrie on, 161
  • Walker, Mr. Arthur Tannett, Elected Vice-president, 313

Institution of Mining Engineers:

  • Band Ropes for Transmission of Power Under¬ground, Use of Slow-moving, Mr. Harry Rhodes, 599
  • Beeby’a Brick Company, Limited, Yaxley, Visit to, 600
  • Boiler Explosions Acts, 1882, 1890, Mr. E. G. Hillier on the Working of, 212
  • Historical Sketch of the First Institute of Mining Engineers, Mr. Bennett H. Brough, 212
  • Johnson and Phillips’ Works at Charlton, Visit to, 600
  • Kalgoorlie Gold Mines, West Australis, Mr. H. F. Bulman, 534
  • Papers Previously Read that were to be Dis¬cussed, 600
  • Papers Unread, List of New, 600
  • Pit Props, Further Notes on, by Professor Hy.
  • Lewis, dealing with the Results of Mr. Diitting’s Investigations, 212
  • Presidential Address of Mr. J. A. Longden, on our Present and Future Coal Supplies, 534
  • Safety Explosives, Notes on, Mr. W. J. Oreman, 243, 534, 599
  • Sulphur Mines in the South of Spain, Mr. A. P. Wilson, 243
  • Timber and Other Fibrous Substances, New Process of Seasoning and Preserving, Mr. H. Bailie-Weaver, 599
  • Twenty-ninth General Meeting, Agenda Pro¬gramme, Affiliated Societies, Prizes awarded, &c., 212
  • Ventilators for Mines, Mechanical, Mr. W. Walton Brown, 599
  • Zoutpansberg Gold6elds of the Transvaal, Mr. D. S. S. Steuart, 599
  • Institution of Naval Architects:
  • Balancing of Engines, with Special Reference to Marine Work, Professor W. E. Dalby, 310
  • Boilers, Practical Experience on the Strength of, Mr. C. E. Stromeyer, 308
  • Dates of the Annual Meetings and Dinner, 119
  • H.M.S. Argonaut, Sir John Durston on Trials and Experiments made in, 282
  • Horse-Power Absorbed by Skin Friction and Wave-Making, Mr. Jas. Hamilton, 310
  • Marine Steam Engine Construction and Naviga¬tion in the United States from 1807 to 1850, Mr. C. H. Haswell, 308, 345
  • Motive Power of Warships, The Logical Arrangement of the, Commodore Geo. W. Melville, 285, 308, 320
  • Presidential Address by the Eirl of Hopetoun, 282
  • Programmes of the Annual Meeting and of the Summer Meetings and Excursions, 246, 478
  • Riveters, Portable Pneumatic, in Shipbuilding, by W. J. Babcock, 321
  • Stability, Cross Curves of, Advantages of Using Tchebyscheff's Rule in association with the Integrator to Obtain, Mr. C. F. Munday, 308
  • Steam Pipes, Mr. J. T. Milton, 294, 308
  • Steam Trials on Danish Ships, by Capt. A. Rasmussen, 283
  • Stresses at the Discontinuities in a Ship’s Structure, Mr. J. Bruhn, 308
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers for Sea Service, Mr. Jas. Huwden, 308
  • Insulator, the Best, Professor W. Hempel on, 85
  • Insurance Companies in England and Scotland, 262
  • Intensifier, Hydraulic, 42
  • Inventions to be Patented at the Expense of the London County Council, 85
  • Irminger, Mr. J. O. V., Wind Pressure on Build¬ings and Other Structures, 457

Iron:

  • Iron, Belgian, Cheapness of, and Growing Demand for, 365
  • and Coal Statistics for the Year, 44
  • Compression Tests of Half-inch Cubes of Ingot Mould, 313
  • Diffusion of Elements in, 461
  • “Iron Man” in the Mine, The, 338
  • and Nickel, Alloys of, Mr. R. A. Hadfield, 348
  • and Nickel Alloys, M. F. Osmond on, 164
  • Open-hearth Steel from Cleveland, 37
  • Ore Exported from Elba 1898, 655
  • Ore Problem, The, 487
  • Ore, On the Use of Petroleum for Smelt¬ing, 390
  • Oatput in Russia, 608
  • from Over-strain, On the Recovery of, Mr. Jas. Muir, 420
  • (Pig) from the Cleveland District, January Shipments of, 123
  • (Pig) Output in Germany, including Luxemburg, for 1898, 124
  • (Pig) Output in Russia for 1898, 124
  • (Pig) Output of the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, France, Aus¬tria, Russia, Belgium, Sweden, Canada, for 1898, 119
  • (Pig), its Position, 374, 391
  • Pipes, First Use of Cast, for the London Water Supply, 439
  • Production, United States, 1898, 11
  • Rustless Cast, 313
  • Silicides of, Preparation of, by the Use of the Electric Furnace, 517
  • Spanish Hoop, its Unsatisfactory Quality, 365
  • and Steel, Austro-Hungarian Import in, 608
  • and Steels, Cast, Theories and Facts Re¬lating to, 462
  • and Steel, French Foreign Trade in, 200
  • and Steel Plates, M. Hubert Bya, on the Manufacture of, 164
  • and Steel Trade of the United States, 1897-98 59
  • Trade Discounts, 617, 650, 656, 657
  • Trade, Industrial Peace in the, 190
  • Trade in the United States, Monopoly of the, 140
  • Trade Wages, 342
  • from the United States into Austria, Importation of, 33
  • Irrigation in Cyprus, 445
  • by Electric Power, 231 in Italy, 439
  • Schemes, S. Africa, 376, 479, 609
  • Irwing, Mr. Fearnside, on Gold Mining, 586
  • Isler and Co.’s Parquet Flooring Underlaid with Peat, 187
  • Italy, British Trade with, Cause of its Decline, 291
  • Irrigation Schemes, 439
  • Use of Water Power to Promote Electric Traction, 577
  • Water Power in, 417
  • Water Statistics, 439
  • Ivorjr Carving at Dieppe, Project for Reviving,

J

  • JACKSON, Mr. John, 248
  • Jai Samund or Sea of Victory in India, 439
  • Janney Automatic Coupling, The, 644
  • Japan, The Cardboard and Pasteboard Industry in, 465
  • and China, Metal and Machinery Imports of, 431
  • Commercial Education in, 517 Foreign Capital in, 102, 114, 409
  • Foreign Patents in, 195
  • Railways and Foreign Capital, 20
  • Telephone Service, 137
  • Japanese Swords, Mr. Gilbertson oa, 11
  • Treaties, The New, 114
  • Johannesburg, Electric Lighting Installation, 505
  • Rose Deep Gold Mine, 593, 594
  • Johnson, Mr. Cuthbert Geo. Dixon, 199
  • Johnson, Mr. Nelson, of Cramp's Shipyards, 11
  • Johnson and Phillip’s Works at Charlton, Visit to 600
  • Joining Machine Belts, 209
  • Joints, Cast Welded Rail, New Type of, 212
  • Jones, Mr. E. Hy., Novel Vice, 545
  • Jones, Mr. John A., Waterworks of the Madras Presidency, 172
  • Jones, Mr. W. Clyde, On British and American Patent Systems, 416
  • Jungfrau Railway, The, 132,138, 167

K

  • KADONO, C., On Japanese Railways, 220
  • Kalgoorlie, A Central Power Station for the Goldfields of, 237
  • Gold Mines, W. Australia, Mr. H. F. Bulman on the, 534
  • Kallenite, The New Explosive, 365
  • Kecheur’s Steam Generator, 91
  • Keels, Cambered, 26
  • Kennedy, Prof., to Report to the L.C.C. on Mechanical Tramway Traction, 413
  • Kentish Coalfields, The, 508
  • Kertch to be Converted into a War Harbour, 287
  • Killowen, Lord Russell of, On Technical Educa¬tion, 165
  • Kinealy, Prof. J. H.. On Disc Fans, 187
  • King’s College, Old Students’ Dinner, 413
  • Kirkaldy, Mr. W. G., Effects of Wear upon Steel Rails, 121
  • Kite-flying Record, Massachusetts Observatory, 365
  • Kites and Kite-flying, Mr. Laurence Hargrave, 542
  • Kitson, Mr. John Hawthorn, 539
  • Kuap’s Water-tube Boiler, 194
  • Koch’s Heavy Oil Motor Car, 120
  • Krag-Jorgensen Rifle, Working of, 595
  • Kraus and Co., Locomotives for Japan, 528
  • Krompach Works, Blowing Engines at the, 3)3
  • Kronstadt Dockyard, 363, 382
  • Krupp Quick-firing Field Gun Carriages, 514

L

  • LABOUR Conciliation Shelved, 316
  • Disputes, Futility of, 467
  • Market, The, 59, 387, 413, 491, 621
  • Measures in Germany, Drastic, 569
  • and Trade Improvements, 496
  • Laird, Mr. Wm. (with Portrait), 134, 149
  • Lamb, Mr. G. C., On the Distribution of Magnetic Induction in a Long Iron Bar, 655
  • Lamp Explosions in Manchester, Mr. W. Thomson’s Report on, 400
  • Lamp, Miner’s Safety, Howat’s Patent, 499
  • Lanchester, Mr., Motor Carriage, 256
  • Landslip at Sasso Airolo, The Report of the Com¬mission to Investigate the Cause, 119
  • Lathe, Capstan, Messrs. Schischkar and Co., 419
  • Lathe, Gisholt, 293
  • Motor Gear, 117
  • T. Ryder and Son, 602
  • Turret, and Screw Machines, 292, 312
  • on Twin-screw Principle, Messrs. Hulse and Co.*8, 399
  • Langhans, Herr, New Incandescent Lamp, 326
  • Launch Motor, 346
  • Launching Arrangements, Hydraulic, 133

Launches and Trial Trips:

  • Airedale, Wm. Gray and Co., 476
  • Albatross, Trial of the Torpedo Boat Destroyer, 364
  • Amazonense, David J. Dunlop and Co., 476
  • Anna, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 198, 297
  • Anversville, Sir Raylton Dixon, and Co. Limited, 476
  • Archanda, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 400, 499
  • Bardistan, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 270
  • Barton, Ropner and Son, 476, 529
  • Border Knight, David and Wm. Henderson, and Co., 659
  • Bergenhus, Messrs. Irvine’s Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Company, 98
  • Bolama, Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, 136
  • Bornu, Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, 477
  • Brisgavia, Workman, Clarke, and Co., 297
  • Cassandra, Day, Summers, and Co., 545
  • Claudius, Wm. Gray and Co., 297, 476
  • Claverdale, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 222
  • Cork, Blackwood and Gordon, 400
  • Craigleith, Messrs. Wm. Gray and Co., 198
  • Degama, Furness, Withy, and Co., 20
  • Diamante, Messrs. Hall, Russell, and Co., 98
  • Elansobe, Gray and Co,, 529
  • Eleanora Mail, Messrs. Craig. Taylor, and Co., 98
  • Energy, Allsup and Co., 476
  • Euxinia, Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company, 136
  • Flora, Laxevaags Engineering and Shipbuilding Company, 609
  • Floriston, Ropner and Son, 609
  • Gadsby, Ropner and Son, 326
  • Garonne, Robt. Stephenson and Co., Limited, 609
  • Glory, Battleship, 268
  • Gothland Re-engined, David Rollo and Sons, 659
  • Greenwich, Messrs. Ropner and Son, 136
  • Grosmont, Ropner and Son, 659
  • Ilatasu, Messrs. Furness, Withy and Co., 136
  • Hyanthes, Bartram and Sons, 374
  • Implacable, Battleship, 263
  • Incnkeith, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 499
  • India, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, 476
  • Jahihu, Wigham Richardson and Co., 270
  • Jabira, Wigham Richardson and Co., 400
  • Java, Ropner and Son, 476
  • John Coverdale, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 499
  • Ktgyo, Messrs. Yarrow and Co., Limited, 98, 297
  • Kiinig Albert, Stettin Vulcan Yard, 655
  • Kronborg, Messrs. Wm. Gray and Co., 136
  • Kum Sang, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., 73, 270
  • Luciline, Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth, and Co., Limited, 545
  • Manchester Corporation, Farness, Withy, and Co., 609
  • Manchester Importer, Irvine’s Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Company, Limited, 545
  • Milton, Joseph L. Thompson and Sons, 374
  • Milwaukee, Launch of the Fore-end of thes.s., 361
  • Mont Blanc, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., 326, 609
  • Mooraboot, Blyth Shipbuilding Company, Limited, 136, 326
  • Mundaka, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 374
  • Newcastle, C. S. Swan and Hunter, Limited, 222
  • Newholm, C. S. Swan and Co., Limited, 297, 476
  • Nordpol, Northumberland Shipbuilding Com¬pany, 499
  • Orifiamme, Armstrong, Whitworth, »and Co., Limited, 476, 632
  • Ormley, Craig, Taylor, and Co., 609
  • Ortona, Pacific Liner, to be Launched in July, 551
  • Peareth, Irvine’s Shipbuilding and Dry Docks Company, 262 270, 374
  • Pendeen, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 222
  • Pervi, Messrs. Wm. Simon3 and Co., Limited, 491
  • Portugal, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., Limited, 632
  • Poulton, Dredger, Fleming and Ferguson, Limited, 296
  • Prah, Wm. Dobson and Co., 20
  • Prince Arthur, Earle’s Shipbuilding and Engi¬neering Co., 136
  • Raithwaite, Wm. Gray and Co., Limited, 270
  • Rau, Wm. Gray and Co., 73
  • Ravenshoe, Northumberland Shipbuilding Com¬pany, Limited, 161
  • Rembrandt, David and Wm. Henderson and Co., 374
  • Romney, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., 73
  • Saint Andrew, C. S. Swan and Hunter, 20, 326
  • Salamis, Hall, Russell and Co., 400
  • Sandormen, Messrs. W. Simons and Co., Limited, 136
  • Sangara, Furness, Withy, and Co., 374
  • Silesia, Messrs. Wigham Richardson and Co., 222
  • Sirdar, Tyne Iron Shipbuilding Company, Limited, 98
  • Solo, Wigham Richardson and Co., 136, 270
  • Stanfield, Messrs. J. L. Thompson and Sons, Limited, 198
  • Terek, Sir Jas. Laing and Sons, Limited, 545
  • Tullochmoor, Doxford and Sons, 476
  • Vengeance, H.M.S , to be Launched in July, 551
  • Wandby, Ropner and Son, 222, 326
  • Warwick, Blyth Shipbuilding Company, 400, 529
  • West Point, Robt. Stephenson and Co , Limited, 326
  • Wilberforce, Messrs. J. L. Thompson and Sons, Limited, 198
  • Weissenfels, Wigham Richardson and Co, 476, 609
  • West Point, Robt. Stephenson and Co., Limited, 632
  • Woodford, Messrs. Ropner and Sons, 136, 222
  • Barge, Steam Hopper, Wm. Simons and Co., Limited, 659
  • Dredger, Barge-loading, Wm. Simons and Co., 326
  • Dredgers for Talienwan, Trials of New, 631
  • French Destroyers, Launch of, 188
  • Screw Steamer, C. S. Swan and Hunter, Limited, 476
  • Twin-screw Passenger Steamer, Sir Raylton Dixon and Co., 222
  • Lea, Mr. H., Some Practical Points in Electric Lighting, 133
  • Lead-poisoning in Factories, Regulations drawn up by the Swiss Government to Prevent, 577

Leaders:

  • 1898, 13
  • Armoured Ships of the Future, 416
  • Atbara Bridge, The, 543
  • Atbara Bridge and Standardisation, The, 367
  • Ballasting of Steamers, 289
  • Blast Furnace Gases, Utilisation of, 140
  • Boilers, Circulation in Steam, 140
  • Explosions, The Phenomena of, 35
  • Water-tube, 263, 290
  • Water-tube, Constructional Failures of, 569
  • Britain’s Competitors, 519
  • British Railways, Limitations of, 520
  • Shipping and the “Rings,” 623
  • Chemistry, 19 Children in Factories, 240
  • Chinese Iron Trade Development, 597
  • Railway Crisis, Tho, 190
  • Colliers in South Wales, Registration of, 649
  • Condensers in the Navy, 342
  • Copper and Tin, Position of, 215
  • Couplers, Automatic, 263, 571
  • Eight Hours Question, The, 191
  • Electric Lighting Machinery, 543
  • Tramway Development, 216
  • Electricity in Warships, 441
  • Employers’ Liability in France, 468
  • Engineering, Civil, 13
  • Engineering, Mechanical, 16
  • Sanitary, 17
  • Steam, in the United States Navy, 87
  • Engineers, Marine, Dr. John Inglis and the, 88
  • in the Royal Navy, 316
  • Engines, Compound, for High-pressure, 62
  • English and American Workmen, 623
  • Cycles and Foreign Rival?, 570
  • Engineers and American Bridges, 391
  • Evaporative Condensers, 442
  • Field Artillery at Santiago, 624
  • Foreign Competition Question, The, 650
  • French Marine, The, 315
  • Fulda Case, The, 493
  • Gas Supply, 18
  • Germany, Labour Measures in, 569
  • Goschen, Mr., and Naval Engineers, 442
  • Government and Accidents, 215
  • Telephone Bill, The, 240
  • Gunnery, English and American, 417
  • High-pressure Steam at Sea, 493
  • Industrial Trusts, Danger of, 392
  • Inglis, Dr. John, and the Marine Engineers, 88
  • Iron Trade, Industrial Peace in the, 190
  • Japanese Treaties, The New, 114
  • Labour Disputes, Futility of, 467
  • Measures in Germany, Drastic, 569
  • Lebon, Mr. André, Complains of the Commercial Position of France, 415
  • Liquid, Motion of a, 166
  • Locomotive Driving Wheels, Diameter of, 597
  • Engine Building in Great Britain, 341
  • A Great, 289
  • Mechanics, The Teaching of, 264
  • Metric System Once More, The, 367
  • Miners’ Federation, The, 62
  • Municipal Trading, 239
  • Patent Systems, British and American, 416
  • Pig Iron, Position of, 391
  • Railway Inspection, 189 Railways, 190
  • Registration of Colliers in South Wales, 649
  • South Wales Railway Amalgamation, 415
  • Registration of Colliers in, 649
  • Strike Reports, Appendix to the, 240
  • Steamers, Ballasting of, 289
  • Structural Features of Large Ocean, 139
  • Steel, Micro-Structure of, 166
  • Trust, The, 467
  • Trusts and Prices, 544
  • Strike, Echoes of the South Wales, 114
  • Funds, Where They Come from, 88
  • Submarine Boats, 61
  • Technical Education (with reference to p. 160), 165
  • Telephone Service, The, 190
  • Service, Future of, 88
  • Thames Tunnel, Proposed, 341
  • Train Resistance, 36
  • A New Formula for, 166
  • United States Navy, Machinery of the, 113
  • Universal Peace and Industrial Establishments, 494
  • War Material, 19
  • Water Supply, 18

Sub-Leaders:

  • Admiralty and Naval Engineers, 495
  • American Coal, 650
  • America’s Colonial Expansion, The Little Bill, 317
  • Armour Trial, American Thin, 545
  • Autocrat of the Pit, The, 468
  • Barking Boiler Explosion, The, 241
  • Belgians in Russia, 115
  • Birmingham University, 494
  • Black Sea Railway, The, 36
  • Board of Trade and Automatic Couplings, The, 317
  • Building Trade Dispute, The, 217
  • Cable, a New Submarine, 36
  • Cleveland Iron, Open-hearth Steel from, 37
  • Coal, 62
  • American, 650
  • Colliers’ Visions, 544
  • Copper Combination, The, 417, 443
  • Position of, 571
  • Cotton Trade, Threatened Strike in the, 290
  • County Council Contracts, 115
  • Defries and Sons, Plant for the Pasteur Filtra¬tion of the Drinking Water on the Oceanic, 368
  • Darwent Waters, Fight for the, 624
  • Electric Cabs in Chicago, 520
  • Lighting and Tramways, 468
  • Power, Supply of, 342
  • Railways Conduit, io a Snowstorm, 63
  • v. Shaft Transmission, 598
  • Engineers and American Competition, 62
  • Enginemen’s Dispute in the Midland Coalfield, 241
  • Engine-room Artificers, 241
  • Artificers, Entry of, 392
  • Explosion on Board the Terrible, The, 317
  • Fire at Elswick, The, 598
  • French Submarine Boats, 36
  • Iron and Steel Works Machinery, 166
  • Trade Discounts, 650 Wages, 342
  • Libour Conciliation Shelved, 316
  • Landon Improvements, 598
  • Machinery Employment and Economical Out¬put, 342
  • Manchester Ship Canal, The, 63
  • Miners’ War Chest, The, 442
  • and the Workmen's Compensation Act, Toe, 290
  • Monopoly in the United States, A Gigantic, 140
  • Motor v. Horse Haulage, 89
  • Oil on Troubled Waters, 37
  • Open-hearth Steel from Cleveland Iron, 37
  • Panama and Nicaragua Canals, The, 217
  • Patent Oppositions, 417
  • Penn and Sons’ Engineering Works, 63
  • Plasterers’ “ Lock-out,” The, 241
  • Retribution! Trade Revival in the United States, 89
  • Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, The, 114
  • South Yorkshire Coalfield, Development of, 624
  • Steamships, Water Supply of, 368
  • Strike in the Cotton Trade, Threatened, 290
  • Submarine Cable, A New, 363
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, 363
  • Telephone Bill, Government, 624
  • Textile Machinery Exports, 598
  • Tin and Copper, 114
  • Trade Ontlook, The, 520
  • Wages in the Coalfield, 140
  • Water Power in Italy, 417
  • Water Power in the Highlands, 443
  • Water Supply of Steamships, 368
  • Weapons, Wonderful, 520
  • Wireless Telegraphy, 368
  • Workmen's Compensation Premiums, 650
  • Yorkshire Coal Trade, The, 368, 599
  • Leather, Mr. J. P., On Causes and Prevention of Naphthalene Deposits, 594, 623
  • Lebon, Mons. André, On the Commercial Position of France, 415
  • Le Chatelier, M. H., On the Mechanism of the Disintegration of Hydraulic Cements, 865
  • Lee-Metford Cordite Ammunition, Experiments with, 59
  • Leeds City E'.octrical Tramways, Mr. E. Talbot on, 169

Legal Intelligence:

  • Cory r. The Ocean Marine Insurance Company, 174
  • Lambert Bros. w. The Hesperidea Coal Com¬pany, 174
  • Magnolia Anti-friction Metal Company and Others Sugden and Others, 67
  • Patent? Who may Oppose a (from a Legal Correspondent), 408
  • Roots and Voaables v. The Daimler Motor Company, 413
  • Thornycroft's Patent, 109, 222
  • Legge, Mr. F. A., On Coal Mines, 580
  • Leghorn, Patent Fuel in, Use of, 465, 498
  • Laster, Mr. W. E., On Temporary Works and
  • Appliances in Harbour Construction, 542
  • Lethem, Mr. Jas., Smoke-preventing Furnace Door, 297

Letters from Our own Correspondents:

  • Special Matters of Interest, and Events or Information not belonging to the ordinary Weekly Routine will be found in the “Mis¬cellaneous Index”
  • Africa, South, Engineering Notes from, 10, 45, 73, 99, 125, 175, 201, 222, 273, 298, 324, 376, 425, 450, 479, 505, 529, 578, 609, 635
  • America, Engineering News from, 23, 40, 70, 96, 148, 172, 198, 270, 324, 348, 398, 421, 502, 578, 632
  • America, Notes from, 23. 45, 99, 125, 148, 224, 248, 301, 351, 401, 450, 479, 505, 528, 580, 608, 635, 659
  • Australia, Notes from 42, 270, 324, 502, 578
  • England, North of, 21, 43, 71, 97,123, 149, 199, 247, 271, 299, 325, 349, 377, 399. 423, 451, 477, 503, 527, 551, 579, 607, 633, 657
  • Germany, 23, 44, 72, 98, 124, 150, 174, 200,
  • 248, 272, 300, 326, 350, 378, 4C0, 424, 452, 478, 504, 528, 552, 580, 608, 634, 658
  • Iron, Coal, and General Trades of Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and other Districts, 21, 42, 70, 96, 122, 148, 172, 198, 222, 246 , 271, 299, 325, 348, 376, 398, 422, 450, 476, 502, 527, 550, 578, 606, 633, 656
  • Japan, 20, 148, 270, 421
  • Lancashire, 21, 42, 71, 96, 122, 148, 173, 198, 222, 246, 271, 299, 325, 349, 376, 398, 423, 476, 503, 527, 551, 578, 607, 633, 657
  • Newport Harbour Commissioners’ Weekly
  • Trade Report, 23, 44, 72, 98, 124, 150, 174, 200, 224, 248, 272, 300, 350, 378, 400, 424, 478, 504, 552, 580, 608, 634, 658
  • Scotland, 23, 44, 72, 98, 123, 149, 173, 199, 224 , 247, 272, 300, 326, 350, 378, 399, 424, 452, 478, 504, 528, 552, 579, 608, 634, 658
  • Sheffield, 21, 43, 71. 97, 123, 149, 173, 199, 223, 247, 271, 299, 325, 349, 377, 399, 423, 451, 477, 503, 527, 551, 579, 607, 633, 657
  • Wales and Adjoining Counties, 23, 44, 72, 98, 124, 150, 174, 200, 224, 248, 272, 300, 326, 350, 378, 400, 421, 452, 478, 504 , 528, 552,
  • 580, 608, 631, 658

Letters to the Editor:

  • Acetylene r. Coal Gas, Edw. A. Harman, 373
  • Gas Engines, Anthony G. New, 169
  • Gas Engines, Fred. Grover, 169
  • American Competition, Geo. N. Barnes, 499
  • Competition, British Locomotive, 603
  • Competition, Vigilans, 29
  • Locomotives, E. E. Russell Tratman, 603
  • Machine Tools, British and (see Ma¬chine Tools, British and Ameri¬can)
  • Trade Invasion, Civil Engineer, 435
  • Trade Invasion, D., 474
  • Trade Invasion, Experience, 409
  • Trade Invasion, A Manager, 135
  • Trade Invasion, Steel, 409
  • Atbara Bridge, The, W. H. Thorpe, 632
  • Bridge and Standardisation, The, Alf. D. Ottewell, 395
  • Automobile Club, Forthcoming Tour of the, A Member, 296
  • Barking Explosion, Jas. Gibb and Co., 118
  • Beams, Problem in the Theory of, H. A. Garratt, 653
  • Beams, Problem in the Theory of the, Search¬light, 632
  • Boilers, Circulation in, Ch. Bellens, 169
  • Explosions, Phenomena of, Henry Woolford, 67
  • Water-tube A. G. Greenhill, 632
  • Water-tube Conrad Kuap, 603
  • Water-tube, Chas. II. Wilson, 632
  • Bridge, The Atbara, W. H. Thorpe, 682
  • British and American Machine Tools (see Ma¬chine Tools, British and American)
  • Bulkheads, Testing, U. S., 67
  • Collision Mats, Collision Mat, 195
  • Cooled Bars, Transference of Heat in (see Heat in Cooled Bars, &c.)
  • Cornish Engines, High-pressure, Jebus Bickle, jun. (see page 471), 513, 656
  • Engines, High-pressure, Hy. Davey, 575
  • Crank Pinning a Crank Shaft, J. Jamison, 312
  • Shafts, Turning, Notlimah, 373
  • Cruiser, A Model, Arthur J. Lucy, 395
  • Dockyard Fitter Apprentices, Justice, 312
  • Fitter Apprentices, Teacher, 345
  • Fitter Apprentices, Workman, 395
  • Driving Wheels, Largest, D. W., 118
  • Earth's Crust, Rigidity, Thickness, and Sta¬bility of, W. Worby Beaumont, 409
  • Earthwork Quantities, Diagrams for (with refer¬ence to page 368),
  • A. H. Roberts, 409
  • Economy Test of a Unique Form of Feed Pamp (with reference to page 345), G. and J. Weir, Limited, 474
  • Economy Test of a Unique Form of Feed Pump, F. Meriam Wheeler, 345
  • Engineers in the United States Navy, R. N., 237
  • Engine, High-pressure Cornish, Jnbus Bick'e, 656
  • English v. American Bridges, In thj Dark, 498
  • and American Workmen, C. E., 656
  • and American Workmen, English, 656
  • Evaporative Condensers, Harry Fraser, 498
  • Condensers, Harry G. V. Oldham, 498
  • Condensers (see page 498), H. B. Spencer, 513
  • Explosives, Permitted (with reference to page 503),
  • Donald M. D. Stuart, 513
  • Safety, Donald M. D. Stuart, 631
  • Feed Tump, Economy Test of a Unique Form of, R. R.. 209
  • Test of a Unique Form of, Blake and Knowles S. P. Works, Limited, 169
  • Test of a Unique Form of, G. and J. Weir, Limited, 169
  • Ferranti Valve Gear, The, Jas. Dunlop, 512
  • Fitter Students, Workman, 395
  • Fly-wheels, Bursting of, Geo. T. Pardoe, 29
  • Foul Gas in Sswers, J. Corbett, 244
  • Fuel, Petroleum, J. J. Kermode, 656
  • Fulda, Loss of the, Hy. A. Dibdin, 547
  • Gas Traction on Tramways, Percy Holyoake, 632
  • Gas Traction on Tramways, J. E. Weyman, 656
  • Government Abuses in Cape Colony, Wro.Thos. Olive, 603
  • Great Western Train Services, Traveller (with reference to page 405), 435
  • Heat in Cooled Bars, Transference of, A. H., 29
  • Heat, Transfer of, Geo. Halliday, 512
  • Hofors Plant, Francis J. Platt, 29
  • Home and Foreign Locomotives, Locomotive Builders, 603
  • Hydraulic Press Problem, Thos. Alston, 244
  • Press Problem, W. A. S. B., 244
  • Press Problem, John Batey, 244
  • Press Problem, W. Payton, 244
  • Press Problem, Puzzled, 209
  • Presses, Problem in, H. C. J., 195
  • Inclines, Self-acting, Wm. M. Fisher, 296
  • Indicating Engines, Reducing Appliance for, Wm. Harrison Barwell, 547
  • Institu tion of Civil Engineers, Entrance Examina¬tion, Maurice F. Fitzgerald, 118
  • Institution of Ci vil Engineers, Entrance Examina¬tion, Laudator Temporis Acti, 32
  • Japan, Foreign Patents in, W. Silver Hall, 195
  • Foreign Capital in, Your Tokyo Corre¬spondent (with reference to page 102), 409
  • Joining Machine Belts, John .Jas. Davey, 239
  • Liquid Air Problem, The, W. Fisher, 345, 394, 435, 498, 547
  • Air Problem, The, W. Hampson, 372, 408, 474, 513
  • Air Problem, The, Alf. Hartley, 373
  • Air Problem, The, W. Muir, 474
  • Air Problem, The, F. T. M., 513
  • Air Problem, The, Edgar C. Thrupp, 512
  • Locomotives, American, E. E. Russell Tratman, 603
  • Building in Great Britain, Another English Engineer, 653
  • Home and Foreign, Locomotive Builder, 603
  • Types of 1898, Norman D. Mac¬donald, 32
  • Machine Tools, British and American, Anglo- Saxon, 29
  • Tools, British and American, Alfred Herbert, 67
  • Tools, British and American, R. B. Hodgson, 67
  • Tools, British and American, Strand, 209
  • Tools, British and American, Theta, 29
  • Tools. British and American, J. Tylor and Sons, Limited, 209
  • Tools, British and American, Jas. Vose, 66
  • Tools, British and American, Webster and Bennett, 29
  • Micro-structure of Steel, John Placo, 195
  • Midland Railway Locomotives, A Midland Shareholder, 296
  • Motor Car, From Olney to Newport Pagnell by, J. A. Reid, 195
  • Municipal Tyranny, An Engineer, 373
  • Naval Boiler of the Future, Lnftus P. Perkins, 409
  • Boiler of the Future, G. D. Scott, 547
  • Boiler of the Future, G. F. G. des Vignes, 499
  • Engineers, A Naval Engineer, 10
  • Efficiency, X., 575, 603 Efficiency, X2, 603
  • Engineers, Position of, Chief Engineer R.N.,80
  • Engineers, Position of, Chief Engineer R.N. Secundus, 118
  • Engineers, Position of, Fleet Engineer, 80
  • Engineers. Position of, Staff Engineer, R.N., 209
  • Engineers, Position of, C. A. S., 244
  • Engineers, Position of, Superintending Engineer, 195
  • Fitter Students in the, Q. E. D., 296
  • Fitter Students in the, Teacher, 296
  • Niclausse Boiler and the American Navy, Willans and Robinson, Limited, 195
  • Oil Engine for Motor Cars, The Writer of the Article, 118
  • Ordnance Factories, M.I. and S. Inst., 28
  • Maps, Engineer, 244
  • Maps, Edw. Stanford, 267
  • Patent Fuel at Leghorn, Geo. Henderson, 498
  • Office Library, The, John B. C. Ker¬shaw, 10
  • Peace, Universal, A. C. Wilson, 547
  • Petroleum Fuel, J. J. Kermode, 656
  • Pig Iron, Position of, Walter J. May, 409
  • Pneumatic Despatch, Robt. T. Napier, 209
  • Portland Cement and Trass, Geo. T. Pardoe, 547
  • Pressure, A Question of, Aquarius, 267
  • Problem in the Theory of Beams, H. A. Garratt, 653
  • Professors as Consulting Engineers, Search¬light, 244
  • as Consulting Engineers, Past Stu¬dent, 296
  • Protection of Inventions and Trade Marks in Ex-Spanish Colonies, Reginald W. Barker, 498
  • Pumps, Feed, Efficiency of (with reference to p. 40), R. R., 118
  • Test of a Unique Form of, Blake and Knowles’ S.P. Works, Ltd., J. Arthur Reavell, 118
  • Quadrature of the Circle, &c., Edw. Crossley, 209
  • of the Circle, &c., (with reference to p. 209), Cecil T. Poole, 435
  • Railway Race, American, John Batey, 67
  • Reducing Appliance for Indicating Engines, Wm. Harrison Dibdin, 547
  • Rotation, Problem in, Curler, 169
  • Safety Explosives, Donald M. D. Stuart, 632
  • Sanitary Safety, Chas. E. Gritton, 312
  • Scandalous Document, A (relative to a Fire-boat required by the Metropolitan Fire Bri¬gade), Engineer, 513
  • Sea Coast Protection, E. T. Beard, 474
  • Coast Protection, A. Dowson, 603
  • Coast Protection. Rich. F. Grantham, 395
  • Sewage Analysis, Frank Scudder, 632
  • Analysis, J. A. Wanklyn and W. I. Analysis, J. Alfred Wanklyn, 656
  • Sheffield, Derby, and Leicester Water Scheme, Ross, 28
  • Singular Railway Experiment (see p. 483) Perry F. Nureey, 513
  • Six-wheeled Vehicles, Alf. J. Allen, 245
  • Standard Bridge Work, B. R., 408
  • Standardising of Light Railways, Frederick Shelford, 656
  • Steamships, Old, Enquirer, 409
  • Submarine Boats, P. Walter d'Alton, 118
  • Technical Education, A. M. I. Meeh. E., 194
  • Thermo-electric Combination (see page 438), W. F. Barrett, 513
  • Trade in the Soudan, Benjamin T. King, 296
  • Train Resistance, R. H. Crookes, 29
  • Resistance, R. M. Deeley, 28 Resistance, Locomotive, 67
  • Resistance, Chas. T. Thornton, 195
  • Tramways in East London, South Africa, One of the Engineers, 632
  • Transference of Heat in Cooled Bars—see Heat in Cooled Bare, &c.
  • Turret Lathes, G. M. Griffiths, 812
  • United States Patents, Arthur H. Stanley, 118
  • States Patents, J. Wetter, 118
  • States Patents, A. X. Y., 80
  • Ventilation, Alfred J. Allen, 474, 499
  • Water Power, Utilisation of, Geo.T. Pardoe, 194
  • Water-raising Wheels for Syria, Raghib Raif, 498
  • Wireless Telegraphy (with reference to p. 395) Atfbjp, 435
  • Wireless Telegraphy, Chaos, 395, 498
  • Lewes, Professor V. B., Incandescent Mantles, 457
  • Lewis, Mr. G. P., Modern Systems of Retort Heating, 457
  • L9wis, Professor Hy., On Pit Props, 212
  • Lewis, Sir W. T., Further Honours to, and his Resignation, 580, 658
  • Lift, Canadian Hydraulic Canal, 529
  • Lifts, Electric, for the Brighton Eiffel Tower, 3, 4, 5, 12
  • Lighthouse at Barn Noes, A New, 119
  • Lighthouses, Gas Engines and, 68
  • Lighting of the Eastern Entrance to the English
  • Channel, Improvements under Consideration, 577
  • Light Railways, see Railways, Light, and Tram¬ways
  • Lignite Coal, Production of, in Germany, 262
  • Lime Mortar, Strength of, 55
  • Linde System, Marine Refrigerator, 65, 66
  • Liquid Air, Commercial Production of, in New York, 655
  • Explosive Power of Cotton Saturated with, 655
  • at Lowest Temperature, One Gallon of, Equals a Ton of Ice for Refrigerating Purposes, 33
  • Problem, The, 345, 372, 373, 394, 408, 435, 474, 498, 512, 513
  • Fuel, 528
  • for Boilers, 169 Crucible Furnace, 168
  • Hydrogen, On the Boiling Point of, 365
  • Professor Dewar on the Properties of, 439
  • The Motion of a, 166

Literature:

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  • Boilers, Marine, Their Construction and Work¬ing, dealing more especially with Tubulous Boilers, by L. E. Bertin, 141, 191
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  • Naval Architecture, Text-book of Theoretical, by E. L. Attwood, 369
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  • Sanitary Engineering, Elements of, hy Mans¬field Merriman, 334
  • Sanitary Engineering, Practical Treatise on the Collection, Removal, and Disposal of Sewage, &c., by Col. E. C. S. Moore, 384
  • Scaricamento nei Porti, Nuovi Tipi di, by E. Burgali and P. Lanino, 115
  • Seismology, by John Milne, 37, 89
  • Sswage Analysis, Practical Treatise on the
  • Examination of Sewage and Effluents from Sewage, by J. A. Wanklyn and Wm. J. Cooper, 559
  • Sewage, Purification of, by Sidney Barwis9, 158
  • Ships, All the World’s Fighting, by F. T. Jane, 533
  • Spherical Trigonometry, by W. W. Lane, 317
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  • Telegraphy, by W. H. Preece and J. E. Sieve- wright, 389
  • Testing of Materials of Construction, by Wm. Cawthorne Unwin, 141
  • Water Microscopy of Drinking, by George Chandler Whipple, 334
  • Witwatersrand Goldfields, Banket and Mining Practice, by T. J. Truscott 158

Literature: Short Notices:

  • Air Brake Catechism, Up to Date, by Robt. H. Blackall, 291
  • Auto-motor and Horseless Vehicle Pocket-book of Automotive Formula) and Commercial Intelligence for 1899, 63
  • Bath Road Map; Map of the Road from London to Bath and Bristol, compiled by H. R. G. ! Inglis, 625
  • Bridges and Framed Structures. A Monthly Illustrated Magazine, 435
  • Builders’ Price Book for 1899, Laxton’s, 191
  • Builders’ Where is it ? The ; G. M. Callender and Co., 625
  • Conflagrations duriog the Last Ten Years ; Paper read before the Insurance Institute of Manchester, by Chas. E. Goad, 495
  • Cyclists’ Indispensable Hand-book and Year¬book for 1899, 317
  • Cyclists’ Touring Club Gazette, The, 37
  • Cyprus, and Rambles in the Island, Develop¬ment of, by CoL Fyler, 384
  • Drainage Inspection and Sanitary Surveys, Modem, by Gerard J. G. Jensen, 369
  • Electric Railroad List of the World, containing also Cable and Horse Railroads, January to March, 1899, Published Quarterly, 256
  • Electriciens, Socictc Internationale des, Excur¬sion Electrotechnique en Suisse, par les Elcves de l’Ecolo Supérieure d’Electricité, 369
  • Electrolysis and Electrosynthesis of Organic Compounds, by Dr. Walther Löb, 334
  • Engineering Laboratories, Table and Data for the Use of Students in, also for Class and Home Work Exercises, W. W. F. Pullen, 625
  • Engineer’s Year-book of Formula:, Rules,
  • Tables, Data, and Memoranda in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Marine, and Mine
  • Engineering, by H. R. Kempe, 191
  • English-Spanish Conversation Dictionary, with Spanish-English Vocabulary and Grammatical Appendix, by R. Jiischke, 334
  • Export Merchant Shippers’ Directory for 1899, 256
  • Every Man his Own Lawyer, Handy Book of the Principles of Law and Equity, by a Bar¬rister, 89
  • Funafuti, or Three Months on a Coral Island, Mrs. Edgeworth David, 291
  • Labour Protection Association, Report of Proceedings during 1898, 115
  • Lean’s Royal Navy List, No. 86, by Lieut.-Col. F. Lean, 443
  • Literature, A Contents-Subject Index to Gene- 1 ral and Periodical, 418
  • Locomotives, Simple and Compound, London and North-Western, by S. Cotterell and G. H. Wilkinson, 384
  • Maps compiled by H. R. G. Inglis, The Ripley Road and Brighton Road, Southampton and i New Forest Road, the Bath Road, from London to Bath and Bristol, 625
  • Mechanical Engineers' Handy Office Companion, by Robt. Edwards, 141
  • Metal-plate Work, its Patterns and their Geometry, C. T. Mills, 625
  • Metal Work, Advanced, in Three Parts; Part I., the Speed Lathe, by Alf. G. Compton and J. H. de Groodt, 291
  • Money, Weights and Measures of the Chief Commercial Nations in the World, with the British Equivalents, W. A. Browne, 115
  • Ocean Rainfall hy Rain-gauge, Observations at Sea, General and Special Oceans, by W. G. Black, 443
  • Patent Agents, 1898, Transactions of the Society of, 495
  • Picketing, Law Relating to, as laid down by recent Judgments, 115
  • Printers’ Yearbook and Diary for 1899, 115
  • Ripley Road Map and Brighton Road Map, by H. R. G. Inglis, 625
  • Sawmill and Wood - converting Machinery, Handbook of, by M. Powis Bale, 443
  • Scientific and Learned Societies of Great Britain and Ireland, Year-book of, 625
  • Sell's Directory of Registered Telegraphic Ad¬dresses, 115
  • Sewage Disposal Works, Description of Various, by R. 0. Wynne, 191
  • Slide Rule : A Practical Manual, by Chas. N. Pickworth, 369
  • Slide Valve Simply Explained: Elementary Treatise for Engineering Students, W. J. Tennant, 511
  • Smithsonian Institution, Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the, 37, 369
  • Southampton and New Forest Road Map; Map of the Road from London to Southamp¬ton and Bournemouth, Ac., compiled by H. R. G. Inglis, 625
  • Strength and Decay of Nations, I., Forestry; II., British Forestry, by Giles A. Daubeney, 369
  • Testing of Materials of Construction, The, by Wm. Cawthorne Unwin, 141
  • 'Timber Measurer and Builders' Tables, Haworth’s, 384
  • “ Times ” Index, Bailey’s, 1899, 191
  • Trade Unions in 1897, Report by the Chief
  • Labour Correspondent of the Board of Trade, 63
  • Tutorial Dynamics, by Wm. Briggs and G. H. Bryan, 191
  • Universal Directory (J. A. Berly’s), Record of all Industries connected with Electricity and Magnetism, 256
  • Water Discharge in Pipes for Water and Power Supplies; Tables fcr Calculating, by A. E. Silk, 291
  • Wiring of Buildings, The Internal, by H. M. Leaf, 291
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mass., Journal of the, Vol. it, 443
  • Littlewood, Mr. T. H., On the Volume Changes which accompany Solution, 119
  • Liverpool, Geological Map of, 377
  • Livesey, Mr. Frank, 439
  • Livingston, Mr. H. J., his Treatment of Portland Cement, 337
  • Llandrindod Wells, 371
  • Llanelly Harbour and Pontardulais Railway Bill thrown out, 478
  • Locomotive, Types of, 1898, 32

Locomotives — Railways, Rolling: Stock, Material, and Permanent Way

  • Lodge, Dr. Oliver, Banquet to, 245
  • Magnetic Space Telegraphy, 120, 170, 197, 375
  • Lodz, Cotton-spinning Mills at, 465
  • Electric Tramway at, 465
  • Weaving Machinery, Opening for a British Firm to Start, 470
  • Lomax, Mr. James, On Fossil Coal Plants, 595
  • Lombardy, Trade and Agriculture of, 491
  • London to Brighton in an Hour, Mr. Chas. Rous-Marten, 75
  • County Council and Engineering Con¬tracts, 327
  • Electric Cabs, Improvement in, 577
  • Lighting of, 642
  • Supply Corporation, Central Station, Engines and Alter¬nator (Supplement, April 21it, 1899), 385
  • Geological Field Class, Saturday Afternoon Excursions of the, 365
  • Health Department of the City of, 371
  • Improvements, 598
  • Letter.” The, 338, 439
  • Water Bill, Second Reading Deferred, 287
  • Supply, 77, 187, 283, 287, 310, 386, 387, 413, 486
  • Monthly Report, 413
  • Report of the Water Examiner, 387
  • Scheme, The Welsh, 187
  • Longden, Mr. J. A., Presidential Address, 534
  • Louis, Prof. Hy., Swedish Miners’ Dipping Com¬pass, 461
  • Lubricator, A New, 578
  • Lucifer Matches in the Making of which Yellow Phosphorus is employed, forbidden in Switzerland, 594
  • Lurry, Steam, at the Maidstone Show, 618
  • Lyall’s Water-tube Boiler, 496
  • Lynch, Stoker, Monetary Compensation to his Relatives, 395
  • Lyne, Mr. John, On the Regenerative System for Small Gasworks, 627
  • Lyster, Mr. A. G., On Sand Pump Dredgers, 584
  • Lyster, Mr. George Fosbery, 497

M

  • MeCURRICH, Mr. J. M.,59
  • Machine Belts, Joining, 209
  • Riveting in Shipbuilding, 305
  • Tools, 189, 2C9
  • Mr. C. E. Amos, 372
  • Atlas Engineering Company’s Improvements in, 423
  • Messrs. George Birch and Co., 349
  • British and American, 29, 66, 67, 80, 209, 230
  • Industry of Johnstone, The, 32
  • Large Snonu Boring Machine, 279
  • Modern, Mr. Joseph Shepherd on, 292
  • New, Messrs. Craven Bros., 134, 135
  • with Special Reference to American and German Practice as compared with English, Mr. A. Greenwood on, 613
  • Machinery, American Mining, in favour in South Africa, 298
  • Employment and Economical Output,
  • Machinery Engineers and Machinists generally of the same Nationality as the Machinery they are in charge of, 517
  • Mackinder, Mr, H. J., Lectures on the Geography of certain Great Railways, 213
  • McPhail and Simpson, Messrs., Feed-water Heater, 605
  • Maginnis, Mr. A. J., On Graving-dock Blocks and Appliances, 641
  • Magnetic Induction at a Point Outside, Mr. C. S. Whitehead, 412
  • in a Long Iron Bar, Distri¬bution of, 655
  • Registers at Greenwich Observatory, Protection of, from the Effect of Electric Traction in the Neighbour¬hood, 595
  • Space Telegraphy, Improvements in, 120, 170, 197
  • Dr. Oliver Lodge on, 120,170
  • Magnetism, Prof. J. A. Ewing on, 384
  • Mail Contract, The New South African, 505
  • Service to Newfoundland, Fortnightly, 865
  • Malt Crusher at the Maidstone Show, 619
  • Manchester Sewage Scheme, Mr. Latham's
  • Report on the Cost, 213
  • Ship Canal, The, 63. 187, 213
  • The Largest Cargo of Cotton ever brought in one Ship, Piloted up the, 213
  • Company, Proposed Loan of a Quarter of a Million to, 213
  • Traffic on, 187 and Telephones, 457
  • Water Supply, 59
  • Manganese Ore in Brazil, Mining of, 595
  • in the Rhondda District, A New
  • Mine of, 365
  • Manning, Mr. W. T., Permanent Way, 253
  • Mans, The Bridge of, 222
  • Mansel, Mr. Robt., Discussion of the Mechanical Theory of Steamship Propulsion, 130
  • Map of the County of London published by tho “ Builder,” 11
  • of Liverpool, A Geological, 377
  • of Long Island Steamer Routes, 48
  • Ordnance, 267
  • of Swedish Iron Ore Districts, 25
  • Marconi, Signor, Experiments with Ethereal
  • Telegraphy with Mail Boats Crossing the Channel, 413
  • On Wireless Telegraphy, 237
  • Marine Notes, U.S.A., 172, 348
  • Marshall, Mr. F. D., Presidential Address, 457
  • Martin, Mr. Edwin Lewis, Swift Passenger
  • Steamers of Moderate Size, 566, 583
  • Earle and Co., Ltd., Cement Works of, 644
  • Mr. H. W., On Modern Improvements in Coal Mining, 586
  • Horseshoe Co., Ltd., Projected Works in Darlington, 399
  • Massey, Messrs. B. and S., Steam Hammers and Steam Stamps. 325
  • Matches, Japanese and Swedish, in India and China, 187
  • Maudslay, Sons, and Field, Messrs., Engines of H.M.’s First-class Cruiser Spartiate (Supple¬ment, April 7th, 1899), 332, 333 , 336
  • Mauritius Water Supply, 59
  • Mavor Mr. H. A., On Electric Power in Factories, 111
  • Measure of Horse-power, The, 227
  • Meat Trade, Frozen, 659
  • Mechanical Engineering and Modern Shipbuild¬ing, Connection between, Sir W. White on, 434, 441, 475
  • Mechanics, The Teaching of, 264
  • Meerut Rifle Meeting, Experiments with Lee-Metford Cordite and other Ammunition, 59
  • Mellisb, Mr. H., On Soil Temperature, 390
  • Melville, Commodore Geo. W., Logical Arrange¬ment of the Motive Power of Warships, 285, 308, 320
  • Melville, Commodore Geo. W., On the Machinery of the U.S. Navy, 113
  • Melville, Commodore Geo. W., His Plan for Test¬ing Artie Currents, 337
  • Menai Suspension Bridge, Offer to Sell, 193
  • Menzies and Co., Messrs., Extension of their Business Premises, 577
  • Merryweather and Sons, A Silent Steam Pump, 630
  • Mersey Dock and Harbour Board, New Graving Docks to be constructed, 213
  • Metal, “Elio,” 396
  • and Engineering Industries, The Swiss, 406
  • Industry of the Ural Mountains and South Russia, 630
  • and Machinery Imports of China and Japan, 431
  • Samples for Analysis, M. Ad. Carnot’s Directions as to taking, 621
  • Strained beyond their Elastic Limits, Photographs exhibiting, 438
  • Meteorological Forecasts for 1898, Results of, 365 Organisations, Government, Mr.
  • F. C. Bayard on, 85
  • Meters, Electric, Prof. Ayrton on, 611
  • Metric System once more, The, 367
  • Metrical System of Weights and Measures, Mr.
  • Consul Robinson Advises its Adoption in England, 577
  • Metropolitan Sewage Works, Barking, 556
  • Michelson-Echelon Grating Spectroscope, The, Micro-structure of Steel, 160, 166, 195
  • Micrometer Gauge, Differential, 438, 525
  • Middlesbrough Corporation, Electric Light Instal¬lation Scheme, 300
  • Electric Lighting, 136
  • Middleton, Mr. R. E., on the Welsh Water-supply Scheme for Londen, 187
  • Midlands and the Bristol Channel, The, 644
  • Millar, Mr. H. A., Feed-water Heater for, 500
  • Milling and Profiling Machine, Duplex Vertical, Messrs. Cunliffe and Croom, 398
  • Mill, Steam Stamp, 40
  • Milnes and Co., Messrs. G. F., Erection of Extensive Electric Workshops in Shropshire, 198
  • Milton, Mr. J. T., Steam Pipes, 294
  • on Water-tube Boilers, 263, 269
  • Milwaukee Rail-joint and Welding Company, Cast Welded Joint, 212
  • Mine Locomotives, Compressed Air, 79
  • Mine Managers in the Transvaal, Examinations of, 505
  • Tools for South Africa, Want of, 175
  • Mechanical Ventilators for, 599
  • Pnenmatophors for, 503
  • The Royal School of, 111
  • Miners’ Federations, The, 62
  • Safety Lamp, Howat’s Patent, 499
  • Strike in Belgium, 399
  • War Chest, The, 442
  • Workmen's Compensation Act and the, 290
  • Minerals, Mr. H. T. Hildage on Prospecting for, 349
  • Economy in Handling and Transport of, Mr. C. de Neuville Forman, 613
  • Oils, Mr. B. Holgate on, 146
  • Mining Apparatus, Wood’s Steam Stamp Mill, in Australia, Cheap Quartz, 145
  • Coal, Modern Improvements in, Mr. H. W. Martin on, 586
  • Engineering on the Witwatersrand, 529
  • Gold, Notes on. 586
  • Gold, Mr. J. H. Hammond on Modern Practice in, 586
  • Machinery, American, for South Africa. 175, 298
  • of Manganese Ore in Brazil, 595
  • Purposes, Comparative Advantages of Electricity, Steam, and Compressed Air for, 641
  • in South Africa, 125, 175, 222, 298, 324, 376, 529
  • in South Africa, Demand for Machine Tools, 324
  • in the Transvaal, 1898, 125
  • in the Transvaal, Extension and Sanitation of Mines, 376
  • in the Transvaal, Increased Depth of Working, 222
  • Models in Engineering, Use of, 181
  • Mole at Ancona, The New, 337
  • Monopoly, A Gigantic, 140
  • Montauk Electric Cable, 575
  • Moorland Waters, Mr. W. Ackroyd on, 542
  • Morris and Sons, Messrs. John S., Anti-incrusta¬tion Composition for Boilers, 399
  • Morrison and Mason, Messrs., New Glasgow Bridge, 539, 540, 541
  • Mort’8 Dock and Engineering Company, Sydney, Enlargement and Reconstruction of, 270
  • Mortar-lime, its Strength, 55
  • Motion of a Perfect Liquid, Professor H. S. Hele-Shaw on the, 548

Motor Cars:

  • Motor Car Accumulators, Competition in Paris for, 33
  • Lecture, Mr. J. S. Critchley’s, 258
  • Notes, 386
  • Oil Engine for, 1, 47, 75, 101, 118, 127,145
  • from Olney to Newport Pagnell by,
  • Trials, Liverpool, 169, 424
  • Trials in Paris, 592
  • Carriages Exported from France in 1898, 340
  • Licensing of Drivers of, Bill for, Introduced in the New York Assembly, 387
  • Cycle Race at Crystal Palace, 464
  • Electric Induction, Professor C. A. Carus Wilson on the, 444
  • Electric Lift, Brighton Tower, 5
  • Enclosed Type, 170
  • Gear Machine, 117 v. Horse Haulage, 89, 90
  • Launch, 316
  • Mechanical, “Compagnie Générale des Omnibus,” Paris, Four Types, 595 A Static, 237
  • Vehicle Design, Some New Features in,
  • Mr. Thos. H. Parker on, 269
  • Vehicles for Heavy Roads, 211, 212
  • Wagonette, Accident to a Daimler, 213
  • Wagons r. Horse Haulage, 90

Motor Vehicles, Electric:

  • Automobile Club Show, The, 627
  • Electric Cabs, Chicago, 520
  • Cab, The Krieger, 64
  • Cabs, London, 524, 577
  • Cabs, Use of, in Connection with the Röntgen Rays, 465
  • Motor Car for the Parisian Fire Bri¬gades, 439
  • Motor Car Run, A Long, 595
  • Motor Carriage, Mr. Lanchester, 256
  • Motor Truck for Freight Work, Fischer Equipment Company, Chicago, 517
  • Motor Vehicle, New Field of Usefulness for, 337
  • Motor Vehicles at the Automobile Club Show, 627

Motor Vehicles with Oil Engines:

  • 1, 47, 75, 101, 118, 120, 127
  • Oil Motor Car, Accident at Newbridge Hollow, 621
  • Motor Car, The Koch, 120
  • Motor Carriage, The Daimler Two-seated, 627
  • Motor Vehicles at the Automobile Club Show, 627
  • Motor Wagon, The Cannstadt - Daimler, 627

Motor Vehicles, Steam:

  • Motor Car Steam Generator, 91
  • Omnibus for the Mediterranean Littoral, 237
  • Moving Houses, New York, 96
  • Muir, Mr. Jas., On the Recovery of Iron from Overstrain, 420
  • Mungsten, Viaduct of, 57
  • Municipal Engineers, Duties and Compensations of, 133
  • Trading, 239
  • Trading, Employers’ Parliamentary Council’s Leaflet on, 491
  • Tyranny, 373
  • Murray, Sir John, On the Temperature over the Floor of the Ocean, 387


  • N
  • NAIL and Screw Factory near Naples, Establish¬ment of, 213
  • Nantes, Coal and Coal-dust Importation at, 439
  • Naphthalene Deposits, Cause and Prevention of, 594, 626
  • Napier, Mr. R. T., Riveting and Caulking of Ships, and Material of Ships' Rivets, 641
  • Naples, Water Supply of, 287
  • Natal Coal, Analysis of, 213
  • National Free Labour Association, its Sixty-fifth Manifesto, 88
  • Naval Barracks at Portsmouth, Mr. H. Lovatt’s Tender Accepted, 198
  • Boiler of the Future, The, 353, 382, 403, 409, 427, 455, 499, 511, 547
  • Efficiency, 575, 603

Naval Engineer Appointments:

  • 22, 91, 111, 136, 162, 200, 286, 312,351,361, 386, 425, 445 , 499, 524, 547, 575, 599 , 634, 659
  • Naval Engineers, The, 10, 324
  • The Admiralty and. 495
  • Duties of, 128, 153, 177, 203, 230
  • Position of, 80, 118, 195, 209, 244
  • Establishment at Chatham, Admiralty Scheme for Perfecting, 187
  • Estimates, 255, 571
  • Ports, Dredging, 192
  • Navvy, The, 198
  • Steam, 260, 261, 300
  • Navy, British, Average of Effective Hits made by the, in Practice Shooting, 237
  • Estimates for the Present Year, Lord Brassey on the, 571
  • Fitter Students in the, 296, 345, 395
  • Negative Apparent Slip, 145
  • Nernst, Professor, Electric Lamp, 183, 438
  • Netherlands, Licence Required by Commercial Travellers in, 262
  • Nettell, Mr. E. C., 478
  • Newbigging, Mr. Thos., On Differential Rates as between Consumers of Gas for Lighting and other Purposes, 594, 626
  • Newport News, The Port of, 576
  • Shipbuilding Company's Yard, New Dock under Construction, 439
  • New South Wales, New Suction Dredger for, 182
  • New York, Actual Area of Greater, 337
  • Electric Vehicle Company, The Charg¬ing Station of the, 237
  • Garbage and Offal Disposal, 270
  • Harbour and Defences and River Im¬provement Schemes, 68, 182, 577, 595,606
  • The Park Row “ Sky-scraper,” 33 River and Harbour Bill, 182
  • Newspapers Published in the United Kingdom, 187
  • New Zealand, The Year’s Exports from the, Colony of, 313
  • Niagara, Fall of Rock at, 337
  • Falls, Cold Weather at, Electric Power Companies Unable to Obtain Water, 287
  • Nicaragua Canal, The, 329, 337
  • Nioaraguan Canal Commission Report, 532
  • Nicholl, Mr. E., On Auxiliary Machinery on Board Ships, 164
  • Nickel and Aluminium, Alloys of, Mr. E. S. Sperry’s Discovery Relative 'to, 287
  • Iron Alloys, Non-malleable, 187
  • Iron Alloys in Place of Platinum, Possible Use of, 237
  • Manganese-Iron Alloy, A New, 438
  • Steel, 360
  • Alloys, Thermo-electric, Behaviour of Certain, 337
  • Crank Shafting Produced by the Parkhead Forge, 85
  • Niclausse Boiler and the American Navy, 195
  • Nile Reservoir Works at Assuan and Assiut, 595
  • Niles Tool Works Company, Messrs. The, Corliss Cylinder Boring Machine, 210, 220
  • Niles Tool Works Company, of Ohio, Opens Works in Germany, 33
  • Nilgiri Mountain Railway, The, 311
  • Nippon Yusen Kaisha, The, 145
  • Noble, Sir Andrew, Address at the Engineering Conference, 565
  • Northumberland, The Duke of, and the Royal Institution, 136
  • Shipbuilding Company, First Launch, 161
  • Nut, New Union, 193

O

Obituary:

  • Baillie, Mr. R., 351
  • Becher, Mr. Septimus J., 174
  • Beit, Mr., 22
  • Boulton, Mr. Isaac Watt, 620
  • Burrows, Mr. J. H., 423
  • Campbell, Mr. W. R., 33
  • Carlton, Mr. Thos , 43
  • Cooke, Mr. Joseph, 423
  • Cotton, Mr. E. J., 621
  • Daniel, Mr. B., 634
  • Davies, Mr. John, 504
  • Dawson, Mr. T. G., 413
  • Dirksen, Herr Ernest, 491
  • Farley, Alderman Reuben, 271
  • Galton, Sir Douglas (with Portrait), 257
  • Hanson, Mr. Wm., 477, 504
  • Harrison, Mr. W. H„ 11
  • Head, Mr. Jeremiah, 259, 378
  • Hunter, Mr. Jas. Bernard, 434
  • Jackson, Mr. John, 248
  • Johnson, Mr. C. G. Dixon, 199
  • Kitson, Mr. John Hawthorn, 539
  • Laird, Mr. Wm. (with Portrait), 134, 149
  • Livesey, Mr. Frank, 439
  • Lyster, Mr. Geo. Fosbery (with Portrait), 497
  • McCurrich, Mr. John Martin, 59
  • Macdonald, Mr. Wm., 35
  • Nettell, Mr. E. C., 478
  • Nicholson, Mr. Wm. Newssam, 491
  • Nixon, Mr. John, 595
  • Obach, Dr. E. F. A., 13
  • Ogle, Mr. Riohard, 21
  • Pilkington, Mr. R. Woodford, 113
  • Ridley, Mr. John Hindmarsh, 552
  • Riley, Mr. Geo. F., 43
  • Secrécan, Mons., 257
  • Seekings, Mr. J. J., 40
  • Simpson, Mr. Robert, 58
  • Stephen, Mr. Alexander, 525
  • Swarbrick, Mr. Samuel, 109
  • Thomson, Mr. Frank, 595
  • Tosh, Mr. E. G., 423
  • Trow, Mr. Edward, 164
  • Vignoles, Mr. Hy., 625
  • White, Mr. G. T.. 287
  • Wilkinson, Mr. Wm., 33
  • Wooten, Mr. John E., 11
  • Wright, Sir James, 384
  • Ocean Accident and Guarantee Corporation, Report of the, 287
  • Drift Experiments in the North Sea, Prof. G. Gilson’s, 413
  • Steamers, Structural Features of Large, 139
  • Temperature over the Floor cf the Sir J. Murray on, 387
  • Oceanic, The White Star s.s. (Supplement. Janu¬ary 13th, 1899), 53, 54, 58, 60
  • Odontograph, Mr. Michael Longridge Describes an, 71
  • Ogle, Mr. Richard, 21
  • Oil Engine for Motor Cars, The, 1, 47, 75, 101, 118, 127
  • Engines—see Engines, Oil
  • Fields in Kansas, An English Company Organised to Work the, 287
  • Fuel, 327
  • Trials Abandoned io the Surly, 621
  • for Laying Dust, Use of, 595
  • on Waves at Ssa, The Action of, 360
  • Mineral, Mr. B. Holgate on, 146
  • Okes-Serve Water-tube Boiler, The, 92
  • Old Steamships ? 409
  • Oldham, Mr. Harry V., On Evaporative Con¬densers, 432, 442, 447, 498
  • Open-hearth Steel from Cleveland Iron, 37
  • Ordnance Carriage, Quick-firing Field, 243
  • Factories, 28
  • Field, at Santiago, 624
  • Maps, 245, 267
  • Oreman, Mr. W. J., On Permitted Explosives in Mines (see page 513), 244, 503, 534
  • Oscillograph, Mr. W. Duddell’s, 438
  • Overtime in the Midlands, 22
  • Owen and Fendelow's Business, Purchasers of, 476
  • Owston, Mr. W. H., On Gun Construction, 464

P

  • PACKING, Compensating Sp’it, 412
  • Pain, Mr. A. C., What is a Light Railway, and what Circumstances should Govern the Gauge7 562
  • Paper, The New Photographic Printing, 387
  • Paraguay, German and British Goods, and Con¬sular Advice respecting, 595
  • Paris Pavements and Streets, Cost of Keeping them in order, 33
  • Parker, Mr., On the Relative Advantages of Different Kinds of Power for Tramways, Light Railways, and Motor Car Traffic, 565
  • Parker, Mr. Thos. H , On Some New Features in Moto-Vehicle Design, 269
  • Parker, Lim., Tho3., Enclosed Type Motors, 170; Variable Ratio Transformers, 444
  • Parkhead Forge, Glasgow, Work done by the Mammoth Press at, 85
  • Parquet Flooring underlaid with Peat, 187
  • Parshall, Mr. H. F., On Electric Traction, 97
  • Passengers Landed at New York from Europe, 1898, 137
  • Passy, Tunnel of, 620
  • Patent Fuel in I.sghorn, Use of, 465, 498
  • for the Navy, Admiralty Commission to Enquire into the Question of, 98
  • Patents Applied for at the German Patent-office, 439
  • in Japan, Foreign, 195
  • Japanese, 270
  • Patent-office Library, 10
  • Patent Oppositions, 417
  • Patents and the Paris Exhibition, 327

Patents, Selected American:

  • Asbestos Covering for Wire, E Albasini, 100
  • Barrel Hoop, W. D. Marshall, 610
  • Bearing, Antifriction, C. A. Latham, 380
  • Boiler Cleaner, Tube, Forsyth and Bell, 274
  • Cleaner for Water-Tube, S. B. Murdock, 152
  • or Generator, A. Teste, 582
  • Steam, J. Weir, 100
  • Supporting Lug for, G. H. Drake, 274
  • Bolt Cotters, O. A. Hoak, 202
  • Breech-loading Mechanism for Guns, C. Pohlit, 610
  • Cable-Grip, G. S. Fouts, 554
  • Carving Fork Guard and Knife-sharpener, C. Ilolyland, 610
  • Casting, and Apparatus therefor, J. K. Griffith, 426
  • Armour Plates, Beard more and Holden, 480
  • Ladle for Steel and Iron, T. Levos, 24
  • Chain Gear, G. F. Sturgess, 328
  • Chilled Rolls, F. Gorman, 226
  • Clutch, E. H. Hodgkinson, 46
  • Cocks, Automatic Cylinder, S. M. Carlisle, 480
  • Cock, Stop and Waste, I. N. and J. H. Glauber, 402
  • Converter, T. Levos, 46
  • Conveyors, Endless, J. Dick, 100
  • Coupling, Cushion, for Trip Hammers, L. Mayer, 454
  • Crank for Velocipedes, Mumford and Anthony, 530
  • Cupola Furnace, H. E. Machell, 554
  • Cutter Hoad, W. H. Chaffee, 250
  • Cutting Stone, M. Thonar, 610
  • Delivering Packages from Moving Cars, F. M. Hatch. 100
  • Doors, Dumping, for Dredging Vessels, J. Edwards, 506
  • Drilling Machines, Automatic Feeding Mechan¬ism for, W. E. Hotchkiss, 126
  • Driving Mechanism, S. F. Clouser, 402
  • Mechanism for Bicycles, J. A. Birchler. 302
  • Dynamo Electric Machine, S. S. Forster, 480
  • Electric Machine, T. B. Kinraide, 530
  • Electric Machine, W. M. Mordey, 152
  • Electrio Arc-forming Device, J. Czikowski, 660
  • Cables, S. Z. de Ferranti, 74, 152
  • Firing Device for Ordnance, Dawson and Buckbam, 176
  • Lighting, Phosphorescent, D. M. Moore, 74
  • Elevator and Conveyor, Pneumatic, F. F, Landis, 352
  • Engine, Blowing, E. E Slick, 582
  • Compound, with Regulator for Super¬heated Steam, W. Schmidt, 126
  • Motive, A. Howard, 274
  • Rag, J. Wiistenhiifor, 202
  • Reversible Rotary, H. P. White, 46
  • Rotary, F. G. Bates, 250
  • Rotary, E. P. Kendall, 660
  • Rotary Reciprocating, M. F. Coomee and C. Rice, 402
  • Steam, J. I. Tbornycroft, 302
  • Excentric, F. Hassis, 328
  • Explosives, Smokeless, W. Ulrich, 100
  • Fan and Pump, Centrifugal, G. M. Capell, 274
  • Feeding Fuel to Boiler Fires, F. E, and F. H. Hofmann, 582
  • Feed-water Heater and Porifier, W. II. Smith, 506
  • Fence Post, Vaniman, McPherson, 328
  • Fireproof Ceiling, L. W. G. Lilienthal, 530
  • Forging Machines, O. C. Burdict, 46
  • Gas Burners, Incandescent, P. J. Fitzgerald 582
  • Gas Engine, P. Murray, 530
  • Gasket, J. A. Bernardi, 21
  • Gauge, J. McCormick, 46
  • Gear for Back-sights of Guns, C. Pohlit, 582
  • Governor, Astatic Centrifugal, M. Toile, 636
  • Grinding Wheels, Water-feeding Device for,
  • G. J. Ridley, 352
  • Gun Carriage, A. Resow, 226, 554
  • Guns in or out, Running, Dawson and Buck-ham, 176
  • Heater Tubes for Steam Generators, A. Heberer, 74
  • Hydraulic Air Compressor, A. A. E. Sterzing, 328
  • Machinery, R. H. Stevens, 302
  • Igniter for Gas Engines, L. J. Hirt, 582
  • Incandescent Lights, Anti-vibration Lamps for, G. S. Barrows, 126
  • Indicator for Engines, W. Ripper, 530
  • Steam Engine, J. C. Paige, 454
  • Joints for Cycle Framings, Brazeless, W. Fraser, 506
  • Fluid-tight, C. J. Gustafson, 100
  • for Thin Metal Pipes, P. E. Preschlin, 660
  • Key Seat - cutting Machine, M. and H, E. Morton, 426
  • Loading or Unloading Apparatus, J. D. Adams 176
  • Locomotive Compound, T. E. Chandler, 636
  • Metallic Packing for Piston-rods, A. L. Hawes-worth, 302
  • Mill, Grist, J. R. Jones, 202
  • Motor, Alternating-current, E. C. Newcomb, 426
  • Mowers, Lawn, W. P. Leshure, 274
  • Ostergren and Burger, Messrs., Apparatus for Liquefying Air, 610
  • Planing Tool, Metal, W. H. Chappell, 274
  • Pulleys, Self-oiling Loose, C. W. II. Blood, 46
  • Pump, G. B. Petsche, 426
  • Centrifugal, J. Edwards, 530
  • Pump, Electric, C. Rickemeyer, 402
  • Pumping Apparatus, T. E. Jones, 176
  • Riveting, Hydraulic, E. Graves, 152
  • Machine, Hydraulic, M. Rothe, 24
  • Rock Crusher, B. R. Seabrook, 226
  • Saws, B. S. Attwood, 506
  • Saw-filing Machine. T. M. Kenna, 21
  • Saw-setting Device, W. G. Rogers, 636
  • Screen, Revolving, Excentric, J. S. Bray, 636
  • Shears, Animal, H. V. Dunn, 74
  • for Use in Vices, A. Scheuermann, 46
  • Steam Generator, J. Lyall, 226
  • Steel, Annealing, E. D. Wassell, 660
  • Tool Blanks, Method of Making, E. Rogers, 660
  • Torpedo Net, W. P. Bullivant, 582
  • Tubular Joints for Bicycles, R. Felsche, 176
  • Twyer Iron, F. S. Blakesley, 454
  • Valves, A. T. Macfarlane, 506
  • Valve-operating Mechanism, Steam, F. N. Bushnell, 250
  • Vent Device for Pneumatic Elevators, J. K. Sharpe, jun., 530
  • Water Tower, C. Damra, 250
  • Water-wheels, W. A. Doble, 480
  • Welded Pipe, Manufacture of, T. J. Bray, 352
  • Wrench, Monkey, M. D. Converse, 380
  • Patent Shaft and Axletree Company, Limited, Wednesbury, Annual Report, 502
  • Systems, British and American, 416
  • Patents in this Country, Applications for, in 1898, 1897, 1896, 33
  • United States, 80, 118
  • Who may Cp )ose, 408
  • Paterson, Mr. T. O.,‘Gas for Motor Purposes 626
  • Paul, Mr. F. W., On Foreign Competition in the Steel Trade, 412
  • Paving Material, Glass as a, 287
  • Peace Conference and the Dum-Dum Bullet, 594
  • Universal, and Industrial Establishments, 494, 547
  • Pearson, Mr. George, 237
  • Pearson, Mr. J. H., On Factory Design, 168
  • Pease, Mr. Arthur, Net Value of his Estate, 300
  • Pease and Co., Limited, Messrs. J. F., their
  • Purchase of the Skerne Ironworks and Projected New Industry, 399
  • Pease and Co., Limited, Messrs. J. F., Proposed Removal to Darlington, 299
  • Penarth Dock, Development at, 231
  • Search-light Station at, 465
  • Pencoyd Bridge-building Company, their “Jumbo Punch,” 453
  • Ironworks, Atbara Bridge (Supplement June 2nd, 1899), 539
  • Penn and Sons’ Engineering Works, 63
  • Engines of H.M.S. Goliath, 18 184, 185
  • Permanent Way—see Railways, Rolling Stock, Material, and Permanent Way
  • Peterhead Harbour, 605
  • Petroleum into Belgium, Restrictions on the Im¬portation of, 491
  • Burner, 322
  • Exports from U.S. to the Far East, 542
  • Fields in the Indian Territory, A New Company to Work the, 287
  • of Roumania, Mr. Satherland on the, 410
  • Flash Point of, London County Council recommend that Government should raise, 237
  • Bill Dealing with the Raising of Rejected, 262
  • Fuel, 656
  • Industry, The Rossian, 465
  • and Petroleum Products, Exports from the U.S., 41
  • for Smelting Iron Ore, Mr. Chatis on the Use of, 390
  • Statistics, Storage and Legislative Regulations, 187
  • Philadelphia, Commercial Museums, its Cabinet of American Manufactures in Manchester, 377
  • Photographic Printing Paper called “Dekko," The New, 387
  • Photography Colour at Kieff, 119
  • Pickard, Mr., On the Compensation Act, 390 ,
  • Pier, Brighton Marine Parade, 536
  • and Harbour Provisional Orders, 515
  • Pig Iron Industry, Furnaces Employed in the, , 313
  • Position of, 374, 391, 409
  • Problem, The, 297 ,
  • Pile Driving, New Method of, 413
  • Piles and Pile Driving, Mr. H. Cartwright Reid on, 397
  • Pintsch Lighting System on the U.S. Railways, 59
  • Pipe Accident, Steam, 273
  • Pipes, Iron, Action of Carbonic Acid in Water on, 491
  • Steam, Mr. J. T. Milton, 294
  • Water, Twenty Miles of, wanted for East London, Cape of Good Hope, 621
  • Wooden Water, 465
  • Pith of Cornstalks, an Ingredient in the Manu¬facture of, 237
  • Pit, Autocrat of the, 468
  • Pitt, Mr., Cranes and the Power to be used with them, 614
  • Pittsburgh Locomotive and Car Works, Con¬solidated Locomotive Union U.8.A. (Supple¬ment, Feb. 17, 1899), 157, 169
  • Planing Machine, Roller-feed, 192
  • Plaster of Paris, Hardening Liquid for, 237
  • Plasterers’ “ Lock-out,” 241
  • Plate-making Concerns, South Durham, Amalga¬mation of, 21
  • Platinum-Nickel Wire, Messrs. Hartmann and Braun's, 365
  • Platt and Lowtber’s Split Packing, 412
  • Plenty and Son, Limited, and Mr. Z. de Ferranti, Engines and Alternator, Deptford (Supplement, April 21»f, 1899), 385
  • Plumbers, Registration of, 150
  • Plymouth Waterworks, Burrator Reservoir, 186
  • Pneumatic Despatch, 209
  • Propulsion, 532
  • Pneumatophor, Rescue Appliance for Mines, 503
  • Poland, Agricultural Machinery in Demand in, 439
  • Cotton Industry in, 465
  • Electricity as a Motive Power in, 465
  • and Lithuania, Importance of Introduc¬ing Englishmen as Engineers and Machinists, 517
  • Weaving Machinery, Opening for a Bri¬tish Firm to Start, 470
  • Pollitt, Mr. Wm., Baronetcy Conferred on, 577
  • Pollitt, Mr. Wm., Presentation to. 413, 438
  • Porter Company, Messrs, the H. K., 79
  • Portland Cement, Patent Granted to Mr. n. J. Livingston for his Treatment of, 337
  • Portland Cement and Trass, 547

Portraits:

  • Ditchburn, Mr. Thomas, 82
  • Dudgeon, Mr. John, 83
  • Galton, Sir Douglas, 257
  • Green, Mr. George, 81
  • Humphrys, Mr. E., 82
  • Iziird, Mr. William, 134
  • Lyster, Mr. Geo. Fosbery, 497
  • Mare, Mr. Charles J., 82
  • Maudslay, Mr. Hy., 81
  • Penn, Mr. John, 81
  • Preece, Mr. W. H., 167
  • Samuda, Mr. D. A., 82
  • Thornycroft, Mr. John I., 83
  • Yarrow, Mr. A. F., 83
  • Post in London, Sunday, 164
  • Postage of Newspapers and Periodicals, Concern¬ing the, 313
  • Poulton, Launch of the Dredger, 296
  • Power Distribution for Electrical Traction, 51
  • Transmission and Traction Company, Bradford, Steam Omnibus for the Medi¬terranean Littoral, 237
  • Pownall, Mr. C. A. W., On Mountain Railways, 562
  • Powrie, Mr. Wm., On Printing Machinery, 161
  • Preece, Mr. W. H., On .Etheric Telegraphy, 445
  • Preece, Mr. W. H., Retirement from Office (Por¬trait), 167
  • Preece, K.C.B., Sir W. H., 567
  • Preece, K.C.B., Sir W. H., Presidential Address
  • at the Engineering Conference, 562
  • Preria, Mr. A. W. K., Electrical Pumps, 73
  • Pressure, A Question of, 267
  • Presses, Hydraulic, 195
  • Prince of Wales Dry Dock at Swansea, The New, 517
  • Printing, Machinery for Book and General, Mr. Wm. Powrie on, 161
  • Professors as Consulting Engineers, 244, 296
  • Profiling Machine, Messrs. Webster and Bennett, 267
  • Improved, 242
  • Projectile for the United States 13in. Gun, 345
  • Props, Pit, Professor Hy. Lewis on, 212
  • Propulsion, Pneumatic, 532
  • Steamship, Mr. Robt. Mansel on, 130
  • Protection of Inventions and Trade Marks in Ex-Spanish Colonies, 498
  • Provisional Orders for the Present Session, 515
  • Pulley, The Wood Split, 301
  • Pump, Bacon Air Lift, 422, 490
  • Centrifugal, Tangyes Limited, 407
  • Centrifugal, Speed at which they should run, 287
  • Collapsible Hand, Commander Wells', 85
  • Electrical, Mr. A. W. K. Preria, 73
  • Feed, Economy Test of a Unique Form of, 40, 118, 209, 345
  • Feed, Economy Test of a Unique Form of, Mr. F. M. Wheeler on, 40, 118, 345
  • Feed, Efficiency of, 118, 145
  • and Injector, A New. 631
  • Intensifier, Messrs. Hayward Tyler and Co., 42
  • Propeller, America, 502
  • Repairing a Deep-well, 322
  • Rope-driven Centrifugal, U.S.A., 348
  • Steam, Blake and Knowles', 40, 41, 118
  • Three-Barrel Steam, 630
  • Pumping Engine, Performance of a, 198
  • Machinery for the Assiut Barrage, 197
  • Machinery at the Clyde Trustees, No. 3 Graving Dock, 406
  • Plant, Boston Sewage, 148
  • Punch, Beam, The Pencoyd Bridge-building Company, Philadelphia, 453

Q

  • QUADRATURE of the Circle, 209, 435
  • Quadrature of the Circle, A New Geometrical, 136
  • Quartz Mining in Victoria, Australis, Cheap. 145
  • Quayle, Mr. Robt., Abstract of his Paper on Loss of Heat from Locomotive Boilers. 419
  • Queensland, Gold Production of, 409

R

  • RADIAL Drilling Machine, Contract Open, 628
  • Railways
  • Railway Accidents, British and Foreign :
  • Accidents to Railway Servants, Royal Com¬mission on, 616
  • Board of Trade, Accidents Reported to, during the Nine Months of 1898, ending September 30th, 9
  • Board of Trade's Rsport on tho Railway Acci¬dents, 1898, 491
  • Chester and Holyhead Railway, 59, 64
  • City and South London, Two Mishaps on, 542
  • Crewe Station, Fall of a Railway Bridge, 33
  • Croxton Bridge, Train Running from Lincoln to Cleethorpes, Breaking of Axle, 337
  • Deaths and Injuries caused by, in 1897—1898, 491
  • Great Central, Grimsby, Accident to a Locomo¬tive, 287
  • Great Eastern, Collision at Witham, 11
  • Great Eastern, near Newmarket, Derailment on, 33
  • Glasgow, Barrhead, and Kilmarnock Joint Line, Collision on the, 164
  • Great Western, Fall of dihrii in the Cockett Tunnel, 621
  • Great Western between Falmouth and Truro, 33
  • Great Western, Gloucester, 59
  • Great Western, Plymouth, Attempt to Wreck a Train at, 439
  • Hammersmith Terminus, Collision, 33
  • Hull, Barnsley, and West Riding Junction
  • Railway, Collision at Sandholme, 337
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire, Accident at Windsor Bridge, 337
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast, Collision at New Cross, 387
  • London and North-Western, Crewe Station, 137
  • London and South-Western, Tresmeer Station, 30
  • Midland, Collision at St. Paul's-road Junction, 137
  • Midland, A Narrow Escape, 137
  • Midland, Northampton, 59
  • Newton Colliery Siding, Derailment at, 164
  • Penmaenmawr, 59, 61
  • Sandling Junction, Accident at, 621
  • Siding Rents, Increased Charges for, Dispute between Coal Traders and Railway Com¬panies, 621
  • South Africa, Netherlands Railway Company’s Main Line, An Interesting Accident on, 425
  • St. Clare Railway, Quilty Cross, 59
  • South-Eastern Railway, Singular Fire on the, 237
  • South-Eastern, Strood Station, 85
  • Tralee and Dingle Light Railway, Report on the Accident on, 262
  • United States Accidents during January, February, March, and April, 365, 465, 517, 595
  • United States, Collision on the Lehigh Valley Railway, 33
  • United States, Passengers Killed in 1898, 287
  • Wrawby Junction, Siding Lines should be further from Passenger Lines, 59

Railways, British, Colonial, and Indian:

  • Australian, 42, 270, 324, 502 Australian Railways, Gauges of, 517
  • Australian Railways, Mileage and Population per mile, 517
  • Australia, West, 42
  • Baker-street and Waterloo Railway Bill, The, 413, 439
  • British Railway Mileage, Percentage of Three and Four Track Lines, 85
  • Caledonian Railway, Cost of Enforcing the Use of Automatic Couplings on, 287
  • Caledonian Railway Section and a once Famous Locomotive, 304, 305
  • Canadian, Miles Run by Trains on, and Miles of Railways in Operation for 1898, 393, 401
  • Canadian Pacific, 465
  • Canadian Pacific, Extent of, 387
  • Canadian Pacific, New Fast Service on the, 621
  • Canada, Report of the Minister of Railways in, 534
  • Chester and Holyhead, Extensions and Widen¬ing of Viaduct over the Dee, 164
  • Fishguard, Rosslare Route, Cost of Additional Works on the, 187
  • Glasgow, Motherwell, and Sanquhar Railway Bill given up for this Session, 187
  • Grand Trunk, Cost of the Application of Auto¬matic Couplings, 337
  • Great Central. 85, 103, 112,164, 234, 235, 238, 283, 356, 357, 358, 359, 365, 366, 387, 411, 413, 414, 438, 484, 485, 517, 677
  • Great Eastern, Piston Stroke of Express Engines on the, 85
  • Great Northern, American Locomotives for, 313
  • Great Northern and City, 64
  • Great Northern and the Dearne Valley Rail¬way Company, 119
  • Great Northern Goods Station at Hunslet Opened, 655
  • Great Northern and Great Central, Litigation Pending between, 365
  • Great Northern, Ireland, Specification of a Four-Wheeled Coupled Passenger Engine, 69
  • Great Northern of Scotland, Mileage of, 262
  • Great Southern Railway, Title for the Amalga¬mated London, Chatham, and Dover, and the South-Eastern, 313
  • Great Western Bill, Substitution for the, 119
  • Great Western, Damage Caused by a Tidal Wave, 164
  • Great Western, Locomotives on the, Mr. Chas. Rous-Marten on, 405, 435
  • Great Western, Overtime at their Locomotive Engine Works, Wolverhampton, 423
  • Great Western, Station at Burnham Beeches Opened, 655
  • Great Western, Train Mileage for Passenger Trains, 187
  • Indian, American Locomotives for, 59
  • Bombay Presidency, 59
  • Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway Company's Meeting. 655
  • Burma Railway, American Bridge for a, 655
  • East, Working Expenses and Receipts, 164
  • Extensions, 509, 595
  • Insufficiency of Rolling Stock on, 439
  • Mandalay-Kunlon Line, 595
  • Midland, 595
  • The Nilgiri Mountain 311, 314
  • North Ceylon Extension Schemes, 313
  • The North-Western, Brake Experi¬ments on, 313
  • North-Western State, Contracts Open, Radial Drilling Machine and Cylinder Boring Machine, 629
  • Report of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, 655
  • Lancashire and Yorkshire, Changes in the Staff, 542
  • Leighton Buzzard to Hitchin, 517
  • Liverpool and Manchester, Electric Railway Projected between, 237
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast, Enlarge¬ment of Victoria Station, 85, 137, 413, 443
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast, London to Brighton in an Hour, by Chas. Rous-Marten, 75
  • Landon, Chatham, and Dover Railway Com¬pany, Arrangements with the Royal Zeeland S.S. Company, to Land at Port Victoria, 119
  • London, Chatham, and Dover Company’s Ludgate Hill Station, Improvement of, 11
  • London, Chatham, and Dover, Victoria Station, Improvement of, 85, 137, 413, 443
  • London, Chatham, and Dover and South- Eastern Amalgamation, 11, 237, 262, 313, 375
  • London and North-Western, New Line be¬tween Buxton and Ashbourne, 164, 491
  • London and North-Western, New Line from Heaton Lodge to Wortley, 164
  • London and North-Western, New Station at Lancaster, 337
  • London and South-Western Company, The London County Council and the, 413
  • Metropolitan, Baker-street and Waterloo, New Clauses of the Bill, 413, 439
  • Metropolitan, G. F. Bird on the Future of Underground Railways, 105
  • Metropolitan, The Question of Electric Trac¬tion on. Sir J. Wolfe Barry’s Evidence, 413
  • Metropolitan, New Saburban Line, 85
  • Metropolitan District Railway, Extent of the, 262
  • Metropolitan and District Railway, Map of, 105
  • Midland, American Locomotives, 89, 201, 262, 271, 296, 445, 653, 654
  • Midland, Augmented and Accelerated Service for May, 413
  • Midland, Electric Lighting, Stone and Co.’s Patent, 59
  • Midland, Reported Erection of Wagon Build¬ing Shops at Wolverhampton, 423, 439
  • Midland, Short New Lines in Contemplation, 164
  • Midland, Train Mileage, 164
  • Midland and Great Western of Ireland, Heavier Permanent Way for, 213
  • New South Wales, Byrock to Brewarrina, 42
  • New South Wales, Mileage, Revenue, Expen¬diture, &c., 577
  • New South Wales, Report of the Commissioners for Quarter ending December, 1898, 262
  • North British Company, Resignation of Chair¬man and Vice-chairman, 313
  • North-Eastern Company, Enlargement of the Darlington Works, 517
  • North-Eistern Extension, Hartlepool and Sea- ham, 187, 332
  • North-Eastern Extensions on the North Bank of the Tees, 424, 579
  • North-Eastern Extension, Sunderland and Hartlepool, Projected, 187
  • North-Eastern, Large Express Passenger Engines for, 517
  • North-Eastern Lines to be Worked in Two instead of Three Divisions, 350
  • North-Eastern New High-level Bridge over the Tyne, Projected, 262
  • North-Eastern Old Locomotive, the Derwent, at Darlington, 413
  • North-Eastern, Purohase of the Slooperdale Estate, 377
  • North-Eastern and Hull and Barnsley Com¬panies, Joint Dock at Hall, 119
  • North London, Locomotive Works of, 137
  • North Staffordshire Railway Bill Passed through Committee, 632
  • Queensland, Locomotives for, 502
  • Railway Extensions, Suggested, and Bills de¬posited for the present Session relating to, Sban Hill Country and the Mandalay Railway, Mr. E. W. Wagstaff, 269
  • Sheffield Railway Accommodation, 196
  • South Africa Bulawayo and Gwelo Line to be begun, 517, 542
  • Extensions, 324, 376, 413, 439, 479, 485, 578, 609
  • Freetown, Sierra Leone, First Train to Waterloo, 356, 542
  • Grand Junction, The Thames Ironworks Company's Contract for, 600
  • Mashonaland, Beira - Salisbury Line Opened, 439, 485
  • Masbonaland, Umtali to Salisbury, 413, 485
  • Natal, Greytown Line, Severe Gradients on, 529
  • Natal Railways, Report for 1898, 621
  • Railway Policy of, 73 Rhodesian Lines, 298
  • Rhodesia, Line to Salisbury Opened, 635
  • South-Eastern Improvements. 134
  • South-Eastern, London, Chatham, and Dover, The Amalgamation of, 11, 237, 262, 313, 375
  • South-Eastern and London, Chatham, and
  • Dover, Bogie Carriages for (Supplement, June 30tk, 1899), 654
  • South Wales, 502
  • South Wales Amalgamation, 415
  • South Western, Colonel Campbell appointed Chairman, 164
  • South Western, Works on the, 133
  • Tees, North Bank of, New Line on, 542
  • Uganda, 11, 213, 327, 439
  • Wales, East and West, 85
  • Wales, Llanelly and Burryport Railway Opened, 262
  • Wales, Llanelly Harbour and Pontardu'ais Railway, 187, 237, 478
  • Waterloo and City, 77
  • Welsh Railway Bills before Parliament, 439
  • Welsh Railway Scheme, 64
  • Railways, Elevated, United States, Mr. E. E. Higgins on, 577

Railways, Electric:

  • Cable Railway Mileage, Glasgow Subway, 365
  • and Cable Railways, Working Expenses of, 365
  • Boston Elevated, 517
  • Cashmere, 491
  • Central London, 589, 590, 591
  • Huntington, United States, 577
  • Liverpool Overhead, Traffic on, 313
  • Lorain and Cleveland, 324
  • Manchester and Liverpool, Scheme for an, 237, 542
  • Massachusetts, The Boston Elevated, Traffic on, 313
  • Romeo, Italy, 577
  • Sweden, Facilities for, 465
  • Underground, from Marble Arch to Cricklewood, Bill for Another, 387
  • Traction, Electric, and its Application to Sub¬urban Railways, Mr. P. Dawson on, 313

Railways, Foreign:

  • American Railways—see United States Argentine Republic, Mileage and Rolling Stock, 387
  • Bavarian State, Janney Automatic Couplings on, 646
  • Belgium, Important Alteration in Railway Travelling in, 491
  • Brazil, Government Lines, 213
  • Brazil, Railway Mileage in Parana, 237
  • Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Railway Mileage, 596
  • Brazil, Sonth, Railway in Rio Grande de Su', 237
  • Brazil, South, Only One Railway in Santa Catharina, 237
  • Chinese, 517, 529, 542
  • Chinese Concessions to British Investors, 187
  • Chinese, Peking-Han-Kau Line, 327
  • Chinese Railway Crisis, 190
  • Chinese Railways, American Locomotives for, 313
  • Chinese, West, Yangtse Route should be Developed, 517
  • Congo Free State, The Inkissi Railway Bridge, 218
  • Congo Free State Railway, Mr. Léon Trouet's Description of the, 337
  • Denmark State and Private Lines. 213
  • French Guinea Proposed Railway, 356
  • Indo-China, Two New Lines Authorised, 439
  • Lyons Railway, New Station in Paris, 337
  • Metropolitan Underground Electric Lines, 59
  • Orleans Company, Doubling of Line from Vannes to Landerneau, 472
  • Orleans Line, Express Service on, 655
  • Paris, Lyons, and Mediterranean Com¬pany, Electric Railway from St. Gervais-les-Bains to Chamounix, 213
  • Germany, Hartz Mountains Railway, 622, 626
  • Germany to Italy, New Line from, 85
  • Germany, Prussian State Railways, 465
  • German South-West African Lines, 298
  • Holland, New Line round Rotterdam, 439
  • Italian Railways and the Peninsula and Oriental Steamship Company, Meeting of Representatives of, 413
  • Italian, Vesuvius Railway, 287
  • Japan Railways and Foreign Capital in, 20, 191, 220
  • Japan, Railway Mileage in, 237
  • Japan, Seoul and Chemulpho Line taken over by, 33
  • Japan, Statistics of Mileage, Rates of Fares, Ac., 600
  • Palestine, Haifa-Damascus Railway, 655
  • Poland, Railway Mileage in, 439 491
  • Russian, 108, 205, 213, 248
  • Russian, Black Sea Line, 36
  • Russian, Central Asia, Railway Extension, 491
  • ^U^ln’ 'sew Lines in the Taganrog District, Russian, N.W., 304
  • Russian, Riga-Orel Line, Permission to Use
  • English Coal on. 237 Russian, Tiflis to Kars, 137
  • Russian, Trans-Siberian, 52, 85, 164, 331, 439
  • Russian, The White Sea, 332
  • Servia, Railway Extension in, 237
  • South African Republic, Pretoria to Pietersburg Line to be Opened, 635
  • Spain, Proposed Line from Corunna to Madrid. 387
  • Sweden, Electric Railways, Absence of, and Facilities for, 465
  • Swiss, Jungfrau Railway, 132,138, 167,183
  • Transvaal Railway System, Iron Poles and Wire for Fencing, 376
  • United States of America—Boston Elevated, 632
  • Charleston and Seashore Line, 387
  • Chicago, Lines Converging to, 517
  • Denver, Mileage added last year, 517
  • Lehigh Valley Railway, Heavy Mountain Locomotives, 313
  • Manhattan Elevated Railway, Electric Motive 1>13
  • Ter On> an^ Consequent Saving, 137,
  • New York and Long Island Railway, Re¬sumption of Work on the Hudson River Tunnel, 356
  • Pennsylvanian Railway, Fiftieth Year of its Existence, 577
  • Pennsylvanian Railway, Presidency of the, 629
  • Pittsburgh and Western, Large Steel Coal Trucks, First used on. 287
  • Railways Constructed 1898, 213
  • Railway Mileage and Population per Mile, 517
  • Texas, Railway Mileage in, 337
  • Three and Four-Track Lines, 85
  • Underground Railway Scheme for New York, Wabash Railway, Experiments with Lagged Locomotive Tenders, 313
  • Railways, Mountain, Mr. C. A. W. Pownall on, 562

Railways, Light:

  • Aberdare, 542
  • Andovereford to Witney, 655
  • Applications for Orders to Authorise the Con¬struction of, 577
  • Axminster and Lyme Regis, 655
  • Cape Government, 125, 273
  • Chirton, North Shields, Tynemouth, Culler-coats, Whitley, and Monkseaton, 262 County of Middlesex, 268
  • Derbyshire, Didcot to Watlington, 237
  • Essex, Projected, 187
  • Flamborough and Bridlington, 59
  • Gower, 542
  • Isle of Sheppey, 471
  • Liuder, Berwickshire, 577
  • Lincolnshire, 237
  • Merthyr, 387
  • Nelson to the Colne Borough Boundary, 11
  • New South Wales and Victoria, 319, 517
  • Oldham, Middleton, Castleton, and Chadderton, 11
  • Orders for Confirmed by the Board of Trade, 287
  • Penzance to the Land's End, 137
  • Rhyl and Prestatyn, 262
  • South Africa, Light Railways v. Standard for, South Norfolk, 213
  • Stourbridge to Kinver, 262
  • Tanat Valley, 33
  • Tralee and Dingle, Accident on toe, 262
  • Uxbridge to Hanwell, 491
  • Standardisation of, 656
  • Tramways, Different Kinds of Power for Light Railways and, Mr. Parker on, 565
  • Tramways, London County Council’s Schemes for Light Railways and, 287
  • What a Light Railway is, Mr. A. C. Pain on, 562
  • West Manchester, 517, 595

Railway Matters, Various:

  • Air Brakes and Automatic Couplers on United
  • States Railways, Proportion of, 439
  • Air Brakes, New Device for, 465
  • Air Brakes, Small Friction Wheel for Prevent¬ing the too Severe Application of, 465
  • Air Brakes, Test of, in New York, 187
  • American Railway Race, The, 67
  • Automatic Couplers, Labelling and Braking of Wagons on both Sides, &c., The New Rail¬way Bill will Deal with, 213
  • Automatic Couplers, Royal Commission to Investigate the Question, 571
  • Automatic Couplings Bill, Action of the
  • Government Condemned for Abandoning, 491
  • Automatic Couplings, Mr. Bell’s Statement with regard to, 387
  • Automatic Couplings, On the Question of the
  • Introduction of, 465
  • Automatic Couplings for Railway Vehicles,
  • Number of Patents in the United States, 237
  • Automatic Couplings, in the United States, Way they have, 413
  • Automatic Couplings—see also Couplings, Auto¬matic, under Railway Rolling Stock, Ac. Ac. Boilers, Cupped Thin Fire-box Sheets for, Mr. R. J. O’Neill’s Conclusions as to, 119
  • Brecon Railway Directorate, Consolidation of Preference Capital Suggested, 387
  • British Railway Practice, Limitations of, 520
  • British Railway Returns, 190
  • Buffer Stop, Mr. H. J. Smith’s, 413
  • Burnisher for Journals of Car Axles, Ao., Used in the Missouri Pacific Railway Shops, 213
  • Caledonian Railway Locomotive Shops, Employés Festival, 137
  • Camden Town and Kentish Town Widening, Traffic begun, 164
  • Campbell, Colonel, Appointed Chairman of the
  • South-Western Railway, 164
  • Campbell, Mr. W. R., Manager of Dominion Atlantic Railway, Death of, 33
  • Capell Fan to Ventilate the Hoosao Tunnel, 213
  • Chinese Railway Crisis, 190
  • Communication on Passenger Trains, Question in the House of Commons as to, 187
  • Driving Boxes for Locomotives, Baldwin Loco¬motive Works, 119
  • Driving Wheel, American, Highest Recorded Weight on a Single, 11
  • Earnings of United States Railways, Improve¬ments in, 542
  • Egypt, First Sleeping and Refreshment Car Service in, 59
  • Electric Clock at Liverpool-street Station, 465
  • Electric Traction by Moans of Accumulators,
  • Cost of Working, The Chicago Company’s Report on, 262 “e. r /
  • Electric Tramcar and Railway Carriage Works at Preston, 319
  • Electric Tramcars, Storage Battery, in America,
  • Fares for the Members of the Iron and Steel Institute, Reduced, 413
  • Fares, The Zone System of, Vienna Elevated Railway, 287
  • Fast Run between Chicago and Council Bluffs, United States, 279
  • Fast Run on the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railway, United States, 517
  • Fast Mail Train across the United States, 144, 172
  • Fast Run between Chicago and Denver, 237
  • Fast Runs, American, 67
  • Fire-box Sheets, Cupped Thin, Mr. R. J.
  • O’Neill’s Conclusions as to, 119
  • First-class Carriages and Fares Suppressed in Belgium, 491
  • Fuel Economy on American Railways, 180
  • Geography of Great Railways, Mr. H. J. Mac¬kinder's Lectures on, 213
  • Glasgow Subway, Miles Run by Trains Using Cable Haulage, 365
  • Harrison, Mr. W. H., Death of, from the Effects of Mauling by a Lion, 11
  • International Sleeping Car Company's Train de Luxe Services for the Present Summer, 595
  • Joints, Cast Welded Rail, Milwaukee Rail joint and Welding Company, 212
  • Lagging of Fire-boxes on the Chicago and North-Western Railway, 439
  • Laying Dust with Oil on American Railways, 577
  • Lighting by Electricity on the Midland, Messrs. J. Stone and Co., 59
  • Lighting System, The Pintsoh, on the United States Railways, 59
  • Locomotive Driving Boxes, The Baldwin Works, 119
  • Locomotive Driving Springs, American, 11
  • Locomotive Tubes, Old Fences Built of, on American Railways, 491
  • London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway Company's “South Coast Quarterly,” 595
  • London and South-Western, Testimonial to Mr. W. S. Portal on his Retirement, 164
  • Metropolitan District Railway Company, Mr. Forbes on the Rumoured Sale of this Com¬pany’s System, 208
  • Midland Railway Company, Facilities Afforded to their Servants to Invest in their Stocks, 213
  • Midland Railway Company, Offer to take over the Furness Railway, 491
  • Midland Railway, Mileage of Trains on, 164
  • North-Eastern Railway Company, Goods Sidings at Northallerton, 186
  • North-Western Railway, New Siding Accommo¬dation at Garston Docks, 164
  • Pintsch Lighting System on the United States Railways, 59
  • Pollitt, Mr. Wm., Presentation to, and Baronetcy Conferred on, 413, 438, 577
  • Railways of this Country, Most Expeditious Methods of Re-laying the, Mr. H. Footner on, 612
  • Railway Policy of the Cape Government, 73
  • Railways, Causes of Earthslips in the Slopes of,
  • Cuttings, and Embankments of, and how to Prevent them, Mr. R. E. Cooper,.612
  • Railway Bills Deposited for Consideration by Parliament, 11
  • Railway Carriage Window Manipulator, Mr. E. J. Hill, 259
  • Railway Experiment, A Singular, 483, 513
  • Railway Inspection, 189
  • Railway, Speeds on Single Lines, Question of High, 11
  • Railway Traffic Capacity in America, Increase in, 324
  • Russian Railway Junctions, Schools for Instruc¬tion to Railway Mechanics, &c., to be Established at, 119
  • Russian Railway Report, 108
  • Sand-boxes of Locomotives I Position of, on the Illinois Central Railway, 287
  • Siding Accommodation at Garston Docks, 164
  • Sidings, Goods, at Northallerton, 186
  • Signalling Appliances, Railway, Lock and Block, Mr. A. Ross, 563
  • Signalling, Improved Methods of, needed on Indian Railways, 187
  • Signalling, Railway Fog, Mr. W. S. Boult, 563
  • Smith, Mr. H. J., his Buffer Stop, 413
  • South-Western Railway, Colonel Campbell ap¬pointed Chairman, 164
  • Sparks from Locomotives, and the Loss of Fuel they Represent, 11
  • Stafford, Mr. J. H., Reported Resignation of,
  • Static Wheel-loads and Speed of Trains, No Prospect of a Decrease in, 337
  • Station, Boston, The Largest in the World, 96, 137
  • Stations at Burnham Beeches and Hunslet, 655
  • Station, Central, for Hamburg, 577
  • Station, Charing Cross, Enlargement of, 378
  • Station, Euston, Improvements, 164
  • Station, Ludgate-hill, to be Improved, 11
  • Station for Sheffield, Joint, 465
  • Station of the Southern Railway Company at Bordeaux, The St. Jean, 491
  • Station, Victoria, Enlargement of, 413
  • Stone and Co.’s Patent, Electric Lighting, Mid¬land Railway, 59
  • Subsidies Paid to Railroads by the Province of Quebec, 287
  • Terminus, Boston, Largest in the World, 96, 137
  • Terminus, Hamburg, Now Central, 577
  • Train Lighting by Electricity on the Midland, Messrs. J. Stone and Co., 59
  • Train Mileage Run on United States Railways,
  • Train Resistance, 36, 67, 166, 171, 595
  • Train Resistance, On a Formula for, Mr. Hy. Graftio, 595
  • Uganda Railway, All-iron Houses Shipped to Mombassa, 213
  • Vallance, Mr. John, his Railway Experiments at Brighton, 483, 513
  • Viaducts, Railway, in Germany and Austria as Compared to Ours, 387
  • Wages and Cost of Coal, Increase in Locomo¬tive Department of English and Welsh Rail¬ways, 213
  • Weights Hauled on the Baltimore and Ohio Railway, 517
  • Workmen’s Trains and the Eight Hours Day, Great Eastern Railway, 186
  • Zone System, Fares on the, Vienna Elevated Railway, 287
  • Railway, Rolling' Stock and Material and Permanent Way:
  • Brakes, Automatic, Universal Adoption of in South Africa, 635
  • Brake Experiments on the North-Western of India, 313
  • Bridge over the Atbara, Soudan, 297, 408
  • Bridge, Cantilever, Across the Niagara Gorge, Strengthening of, 491
  • Bridge over the Gogra, The Elgin, 119
  • Bridges, The Great Central Railway, Mr. Edw. Parry, 356-359, 366, 387, 484, 485
  • Bridges of the Great Central—see also Railways, British, Great Central
  • Bridge Across the Great Fish River, South Africa, Girders Weighing 180 Tons, 635
  • Bridge, North - West Argentine Railway, Damaged by Floods, 491
  • Bridges, Projected, 262
  • Bridges in South Africa, 44
  • Buffer Stop, -Mr. H. J. Smith’s, 413
  • Car, Private Railway, Jackson and Sharpe Company, U.S.A., 30, 38
  • Cars, Coal, 40-Ton on American Railways, 324
  • Couplings, Automatic, 616
  • Couplings, Automatic, American, 237, 263, 632
  • Couplings, Automatic, on Bavarian Railways, The Janney, 646
  • Couplings, Automatic, Mr. Bell’s Statement with regard to, 387
  • Couplings, Automatic, Opposition to the proposed Compulsory Introduction of, on all British Railways, 270, 287
  • Couplings, Automatic, Patents for, in the U.S., 237.
  • Couplings, Automatic, Question Discussed at Glasgow, 287
  • Coupling, Automatic, "The Railroad Gazette” on the Question, 365
  • Couplings, Automatic — see also Automatic Couplings under heading Railway Matters, Various
  • Coupling, Railway Wagon, Mr. Joseph Hartill, 621
  • Driving Wheels, Amerioan Locomotives with Larger, 387
  • Girders for the Railway Bridge at Cookhouse, in South Africa, the Heaviest over Launched there, 635
  • Locomotives American, 421, 465, 602
  • American Baldwin Works, 89, 90, 187, 201, 262, 271, 287, 296, 313, 337, 419, 445, 465
  • American, for the Barry Dock and Railway Company, and for the Port Talbot Dock and Railway Company, 365, 517
  • American, with Cast Steel Frames, Baldwin Co., for the Topeka and Santa Fé Railway,
  • American, for Chinese Railways, the Baldwin Works, 313
  • American, Exported from the U.S. last Year, 545
  • American, for France, the Baldwin Works, 337
  • American, Geared, 497
  • American Goods of Enormous Size, 395
  • American Goods, for Midland Railway, Schenectady Works, 653, 654
  • American Goods, Union Railroad, U.S.A., Pittsburgh Works (Supplement, April 28lh, 1899), 418
  • American, for the Great Central, 517, 527
  • American, for Great Northern Railway, The Baldwin Works, 313, 419, 465
  • American, Heavy Mountain, Baldwin Works, 313
  • American, for the Indian Railways, 59
  • American, The Invasion of the, 419
  • American, for Japan, 324
  • American, for the Midland, 89, 201, 262, 271, 296, 419, 527, 653, 654
  • American, on the old Birmingham and Gloucester Railway, 491
  • American, Output in the United States, 85
  • American Passenger Ten-wheeled, with “ Spring Rigging,” Buffalo, Rochester, and Pittsburgh Railway Company, 418
  • American, Position of Sand-box on, 287
  • American, Presented to the Columbia Uni¬versity by the Baldwin Works, 287 American, for South America, 148
  • American, for 2000-Ton Trains, 421
  • American, Use of Cast Steel Frames for, 85
  • American, with a Water Service, 137
  • for Belgian State Railways Ordered in Germany, 200
  • and Bogie Wagons for the Natal Railway
  • Ordered from England, 578
  • Boiler Coverings, Tests of, on the Chicago and North-Western Railway, 237
  • Boilers, Feed-water Heater for, Mr. H. A. Millar, 500
  • Boilers, Loss of Heat from, Mr. Robert Quayle’s Paper on, 419
  • Boilers, Proportions of Express, 500
  • Boilers for the Queensland Railways, Tender Secured by Messrs. Evans, Anderson, and Phelan, 324
  • Building in Great Britain, 341, 364, 653
  • Building in the Midlands, 364
  • for the Caledonian Railway Company, and for Japan, 44
  • Compound, their Economy, 298
  • Compound Express, Austrian Staatsbahn, Herr Karl Golsdorf, 318, 319
  • Compound, Mr. Webb on, 565
  • Compounding the Cylinders of, Mr. John Player’s Now Systom of, 655

Locomotives

  • Compressed Air Mine, Messrs. The H. K. Porter Company, 79
  • Consolidated, Union Railway, United States of America (Supplement, February 17th, 1899), 157, 169
  • Cylinders, Large Stroke or Large Diameter for, 602
  • for Denmark ordered in Italy, Why English Builders do not Tender, 213
  • The Derwent, at Darlington Station, 413
  • Driving Wheels, Diameter of, 597
  • Eight-wheel, with 2514
  • Square Feet of Heat¬ing Surface, Schenectady Works, 621
  • Eight-wheel Passenger, Prof. Goss on the In¬ternal Resistance of, 621
  • Electric, for the Baker-street and Waterloo Railway, Messrs. Thomas Parker, Limited, 90, 91
  • Electric Mining, Oerlikon Maschinenfabrik of Zurich, 410
  • Express Passenger, Lancashire and York¬shire, Mr. J. A. Aspinall (Supplement» March 17th and June 2nd, 1899), 254, 258, 289, 546, 621
  • Express, North-Eastern Railway, Built at Gateshead, 517
  • French, 145
  • French, Diagrams of Runs by, 56
  • for German and Bavarian State Railways, 124
  • at Grahamstown Exhibition, The First South African, 450
  • Great Western Railway, Mr. Chas. Rous- Marten on, 405
  • Goods, with Larger Driving Wheels, Mr. Sam Higgins, 387
  • Headlights on Turntables, Movable, 213
  • High-speed, Mr. J. H. Dales, 70
  • History, A Link in, 358
  • Home and Foreign, 603
  • for Japan, Kraus and Co., Munich, 527
  • Midland, Messrs. Dubs and Co., 413
  • Narrow-gauge, for Queensland, Result of Tenders for, 502
  • of New Design, Double-bogie, Built in Natal to be put to Work on the Coast Lines, 635
  • a once Famous, Mr. Rous-Marten on, 304
  • Parts, Reduction of Unnecessary Weight of,
  • 313
  • Mr. Harry Pollitt’s, 262
  • Rack, for the Pike’s Peak Riilway, Baldwin Locomotive Works, 90
  • Six - wheeled Coupled Passenger, London and North-Western Railway, Mr. F. W. Webb, 489, 497
  • on a South African Railway, Loads Hauled by Double, 125
  • for South African Railways, Messrs. Neilson, Reid, and Co., 485
  • Specification of a Four-wheel Coupled Passen¬ger, Great Northern Railway, Ireland, 69
  • Steel Boiler Tubes for, 425
  • Tank, Mr. R. Cronin, Dublin, Wicklow, and
  • Wexford Railway (Supplement, January Oth, 1899), 8
  • Tank, for Pretoria and Pietersburg Railway, Messrs. Beyer, Peacock, and Co., 440, 443
  • Tank, with Trailing Bogies, Condemned by Major Lient.-Col. Yorke severally, Addison, and, 33
  • Tenders, Lagged, Experiments with, on the Wabash Railway, 313
  • Types of, 1898, 32
  • Wagon-building Works at Motherwell, New, 213
  • Webb Four-cylinder, Run with a, by Chas. Rous-Marten, 591
  • Works at Darlington, Enlargement of, 517
  • Works of the North London Railway, Visit to the, 137
  • Motherwell Wagon and Rolling Stock Com¬pany, Limited, The, 213
  • Permanent Wat American Steel, for the Caledonian Railway Company, 365
  • American, for the Victorian Government, 270 British, for the Public Works Department. Sydney, 270
  • for the Canadian Pacific, 465
  • Concrete for, 148
  • a German Rail Joint, 411
  • Illinois Steel Company’s Output, 213
  • Injury done to, by Disconnected Engines, 187
  • for Italian Railway, German, 72
  • for Prussian State Railways, 72
  • New Form of Rail, Mr. W. T. Manning, 253
  • 791b. Replaced by 941b. per yard on the
  • Midland and Great Western Railway of Ireland, 213
  • Rail Weighing Machine, Messrs. W. and T. Avery, 196
  • of South African Locomotives, The, 175
  • Steel, 119,121
  • Steel, for India and China, Dowlais Com¬pany, 300
  • Steel Permanent Way, Effects of Wear upon, Mr. G. Kirkcaldy on, 121
  • Steel Permanent Way, Microphotography of, Sir W. Roberts-Austen, 121
  • Steel Rails, Structural, Mr. A. A. Stevenson on, 119
  • Quebec, Railway Mileage in the Province of, 287 Rolling Stock
  • Rolling Stock, Barnum and Bailey's Special Trains, 360
  • Rolling Stock, Bogie Carriages, South-Eastern and London, Chatham, and Dover Railways, Mr. H. S. Wainwright (Supplement, June 30th, 1899), 535, 536, 574, 654
  • Rolling Stock, Building Combination in America, American Car and Foundry Company, 270
  • Rolling Stock, Carriage Window Manipulator, Mr. E. J. Hill, 259
  • Rolling Stock, Great Eastern, Third-class Carriages to seat Six on Each Side, 365
  • Rolling Stock for New South Wales, 270
  • Rolling Stock, New South Wales, New Type of Second-class Carriage, 502
  • Rolling Stock, Steel v. Timber for, 99, 164
  • Rolling Stock of the Transvaal Railways, 175
  • Sand-box of Locomotives of the Illinois Cen¬tral Railway, Position of, 287

Rolling Stock:—

  • Steel Coal Trucks, Large, in the U.S , 287
  • Steel Frames for Locomotives, Cast, 313
  • Sreel r. Timber for Rilling Stock, 99, 164
  • Steel for Timber, Substitution of, as a Material
  • for Construction of.Rolling Stock, 164
  • Rain in 1897-98, On the Prolonged Deficiency of, 287
  • 1871-98, Dr. R. H. Scott on the Heavy Falls of, 644
  • Rainfall at Greenwich, Annual, 486
  • Rothamsted, 1898, 33
  • Western Australia, Government Astrono¬mer’s Report, 246
  • Ransomes and Smith, Messrs., Rotary Concrete- j mixing Machine, 398
  • Rismussen, Captain A., Some Steam Trials of Danish Ships, 283
  • Ratisbon, Removal of the Old Bridge Across the Danube at, 595
  • Recording Apparatus at the Alloys Research
  • Laboratory, Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 160
  • Instruments, Two, 438
  • Refrigerating Plant for Kimberley, American, 635
  • Refrigerator, Marine, Linde System, 65, 66
  • Registration of Colliers in South Wales, 649
  • Reid, Mr. H. Cartwright, On Piles and Pile-driving, 397
  • Reservoir, Burrator, Plymouth Corporation, 186
  • Staines, 537
  • Retort Heating, On Modern Systems of, 457
  • Retribution ' Effect of Trade Improvement in the United States, 89
  • Reynolds, Professor Osborne, On the Slipperiness of Ice, 262
  • Rhodes, Mr. Harry, On Band-ropes for Transmission of Power Underground, 599
  • Richards, Mr. E. W., Opening Address, 586
  • Ridley, Mr. J. Hind marsh, 552
  • Ridley and Sons, Messrs. Thos. D., Dissolution of Partnership, 350
  • Rifle, French Small-bore Repeating, 517
  • The Krag Jorgensen, 595
  • Riley, Mr. Geo. F., 43
  • Rings, British Shipping and the, 623
  • River and Canal Mileage in European Russia, 59
  • Riveters, Portable Pneumatic, in Shipbuilding:
  • Mr. W. J. Babcock, 147, 321
  • Riveting and Caulking of Ships, and Material of ; Ship Rivet, On the, 641
  • Machine, in Shipbuilding, 306
  • Roadmaking Department at the International ; Building Trades Exhibition, 444
  • Roberts-Austen, Professor Sir W., Presidential ; Address, 460, 472, 501, 516
  • Roberts-Austen, Sir Wm., Oa the Micro-photo¬graphy of Steel Rails, 121
  • Ribinson and Son, Messrs. Thos., High-speed Roller-feed Planing Machine, 192
  • Rockwood, Mr., On Compound Engines for High- pressure, 62
  • Roller for Anti-friction Bearings, New Form of, 237
  • feed Planing Machine, 192
  • and Scarifier, Road, at the Maidstone Show, 618
  • Roller, Mr. F. W., On the Effects of High-pressure Steam on Engine Cylinders, 491
  • Rolling Mills for Sale, The Richmond, 399
  • Röntgen Radiography, Latest Development in, 237
  • Rays, Applications of the, 337
  • Production of the, Use of the Electric Motor Cab for, 465
  • Tube, A New Influence Machine exciting a, 438
  • Roscoe Filters or Double contact Filters? Why, 164
  • Rose Deep Gold Mine, Johannesburg, 593
  • Ross, Mr. Alexander, On the Advantages or Dis¬advantages of Uniting the Lock-and-Block Signalling of Railways, 563
  • Rotation, Problem in, 169
  • Rotherhithe Subway, The Proposed, 413
  • Rous-Marten, Mr. Chas., London to Brighton in on Hour, 75
  • Rous-Marten, Mr. Chas., New Coupled Express Engines of the Great Western Railway, 405
  • Royal Agricultural Society’s Show: Entries for Prizes Offered, and Statistics of the
  • Size of the Showyard, Number of Exhibits, &c., 187, 559, 617
  • Engine, Oil, Capel and Co., 619
  • Engine, Oil, Greenwood and Batley, Limited, 619
  • Engine, Oil (portable), Petter and Sons, 619
  • Engine, Oil, R. Stephenson and Co., 617
  • Hop Washer, Drake and Fletcher, 620
  • Malt Crusher, Boby’s, 619
  • Road Roller and Scarifier, Chas. Burrell and Sons, Limited, 618
  • Steam Lurry, Mann and Charlesworth, 618
  • Swath Turner, Blackstone and Co., 617

Royal Institution:

  • Centenary Commemoration, 439, 515, 571
  • Duke of Northumberland, The Late, and the
  • Election of his Son as President in his Place, 136, 255
  • Honorary Members Elected in Commemoration of the Centenary, 515
  • Members, Election of New, 255, 363, 469
  • Lecture Arrangements after Easter, 306, 407
  • Lectures, March 10th, 17th, 24th, Subjects of, 242
  • Tyndall Lectures, The, 407 Papers Read:
  • Earth Currents and Electric Traction, Prof. Riicker on, 397
  • Electric Eddy Currents, Prof. S. A. Thompson, 407
  • Liquid Hydrogen, Prof. Dewar on the Proper¬ties of, 439
  • Motion of a Perfect Liquid, Prof. H. S. Hele- Shaw, 548
  • Royal Metal Trades Pension Society:
  • Festival Banquet, 237

Royal Meteorological Society:

  • “At Home" in the New Rooms at Prince’s
  • Mansions, Victoria-street, 487
  • Rain, Heavy Falls of, Recorded at the Seven
  • Observatories Connected with the Meteoro¬logical Office, 1871-98, Dr. R. U. Scott, 644
  • Royal School of Mines, The, 111

Royal Society:

  • Conversazione, 438
  • Micrometer Gauge, Differential, Mr. Joseph Goold, 525
  • Thermo-electric Combination, Mr. W. F. Bar¬rett, 438, 513
  • Vacuum Tubes Exhausted by Dipping in Liquid Hydrogen, Prof. Dewar’s Experiments, 59
  • Royal Society of Edinburgh:
  • Heat of Combination of Pairs of Solid Metals, Dr. A. Galt, 542
  • Leakage of Electricity from Charged Bodies at Moderate Temperatures, Prof. J. C. Beattie, 542
  • Temperature Over the Floor and Surface of the Ocean, Sir John Murray on the, 387
  • Royle, Mr. J. J., Patent Steam Drier, 325
  • Rubber Cables, Fusion of, Cause of the Failure of Electric Light in Manchester, 527
  • Rubber Forests, Congo Free State, Control of the, 465
  • Riicker, Professor, On Earth Currents and Elec¬tric Traction, 397
  • Rudeloff, Mr., Experiments with Nickel-iron Alloys, 187
  • Russia, Agriculture in, 462
  • Russia, Agricultural Machines for, British and Foreign Competition, 655
  • Russia, Foreign Foremen to be Removed, 44
  • Russia, Some Notes in, Galeroii Island, 228, 231
  • Russia, Notes in, 179, 188, 228, 231, 281, 363, 382, 429, 433, 560
  • Russia, Donetz Coal Deposits, 577
  • Russian Commercial Law, The New, 465
  • Russian Petroleum Industry, 465
  • Rustless Cast Iron, 313
  • Ruston, Proctor, and Co., 10 Ton Steam Navvy, 260, 261, 300
  • Rutherglen, Mr. C. R., On the Duntooher and Dalmuir Waterworks, 370
  • Ryder and Son, Messrs. T., Lathe, 602

S

  • ST. HELENS, Explosion at, 488, 512
  • St. Petersburg, New Admiralty Yard and Gil-ernii Island, 179, 228, 231
  • Samoa’s Cargo of Cotton. The, 213
  • Sand for Extinguishing Fire, Use of, 517
  • Sanitary Safety, 312
  • Saniter Steel, 43
  • Santiago, Battle of, 177
  • Schiscbkar and Co., Capstan Lathe, 419
  • Schlicht, M. P. J., On a New Process of Com¬bustion, 164
  • Scoria Shipped from Ghent, and its Utilisation in the Making of Steel, 331
  • Scotch Coal Trade, Effect of the Welsh Strike on, 59
  • Scott, Dr. R. H , On the Heavy Falls of Rain Recorded at the Seven Observatories Con¬nected with the Meteorological Office, 1871- 98, 644
  • Sea Coast Protection, 395, 474, 482, 603
  • Sea Coast Protection, by W. H. Wheeler, 329, 353, 381, 403, 430, 455, 482
  • Sea of Victory in India, The Jai Samund or, 439
  • Seaham Harbour, Enlargement of, 501
  • Secrétan, Mons., 257
  • Seekings, Mr. J. J., 40
  • Servia, Acts Passed to Increase the Productive Power of, 237
  • Servian Government Grant to a German Firm a Concession to Manufacture Sugar, 237
  • Sewage Analysis, 603, 656
  • Disposal Works at Exeter, The Septic, Probable Adoption of the System in Belgium, 213
  • Disposal at Glasgow, 521
  • Pumping Plant, Boston, 148
  • Purification at Manchester, Bacterial
  • System of, Mr. Dibdin’s and not Prof. Roscoe’s, 164
  • Sludge Disposal by Natural Agencies, Dr. G. Sims Woodhead, 588
  • Works, Dronfield, 517
  • Sewerage Scheme, Cape Town Suburbs, 609
  • and Sewage Disposal of Forest Row, Sussex, 213
  • System for Johannesburg, 73
  • Works, Gibraltar, 193
  • Sewers, Foul Gas in, 245
  • Sewers, Ventilation of, 355
  • Shafts, Large Nickel Steel Crank, in course of Manufacture, 85
  • Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, The, 114
  • Corporation, Bills to be Petitioned against by the Parliamentary Com¬mittee of, 85
  • Derby, and Leicester Walor Scheme, 28
  • Electric Lighting Municipalised, 21
  • and South Yorkshire Canal, 606
  • Tramways Municipalised, 21
  • Shepherd, Mr. Joseph, On Modern Machine Tools, 292
  • Shield, Mr. Wm., On the Effect of Waves on Breakwaters in Different Depths of Water, 584

Ships :

  • British Battleships:
  • Battleships, The New Thames-built, 136
  • in Course of Construction,
  • and Ordered, 59, 72 Bellona, The, 133, 445
  • Canopus, Progress of the, 220, 346, 362, 600
  • Eclipse, Explosion in the Shell-room, 180
  • Gladiator, The, 133
  • Glory, Floating of the, 268
  • Goliath, Engines of, 185, 184,185
  • Implacable, Launch of tho, 268
  • London, Stern Post and Stern Framing of the. 308
  • Orlando, her Guns Converted into Quick-firers, 32
  • Resistance, End of, 179
  • Trafalgar, Defects in her Machinery, 262
  • Warships, Sir A. J. Durston and Mr. H J. Oram on the Machinery of, 269
  • War Vessels, Express Boilers in, 511, 522

British Cruisers:

  • Argonaut Trials and Experiments made
  • in, Paper by Sir John Durston on, 282
  • Bedford, Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company’s Tender Ac¬cepted, 541
  • Cruisers Ordered, 72
  • Diadem, The, 316, 383, 388, 541
  • Elswick Cruisers, 397
  • Hermes, Speed Attained by, 655
  • Highflyer, Speed Attained by, 655
  • Monmouth, Glasgow Engineering and
  • Shipbuilding Company’s Tender Ac¬cepted, 541
  • Niobe, The, 541
  • Pactolus, Feed-water Regulators Fitted to the Boilers of, 142
  • Pomone, Trials of, ‘208
  • Psyche and Tribune to be Commissioned for the North American Station, 312 Spartiate, First-class (Supplement, April Ilk, 1899), 332, 333, 335, 336
  • Sybille, Refit of the, 312
  • Terrible, The Explosion on, 186, 291, 317, 389, 391
  • Weldless Tubes for Re-boilering the. 476
  • British Torpedo Boats, Catchers, Destroyers, Gunboats:
  • Albatross, Trial of the, 361
  • Havock to be Re-boilered, 575
  • Mermaid, H.M. Torpedo Destroyer, Trial of, 464
  • Nordenfeltand Nordenfelt-Garrett, Sub¬marine Boats, 61
  • Python, Trial of the, 287
  • Skipjack and the Speedwel1, The Tor¬pedo Gunboats, 464
  • Surly, Oil Fuel Trials in the, Abandoned, 621
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers for the Service, Mr. Jas. Howden on, 309
  • Battleships, Foreign:
  • Danish Ships, Some Steam Trials of, Capt. A. Rasmussen on, 283
  • French Formidable, her Armour Placed on the Central Redoubt, 186
  • Sfax, 600
  • German, Five New, 220
  • Kaiser Friedrich der Dritte, 186
  • Japanese, Hatsuse, 648
  • Russian, Peresvet, 429, 433, 560
  • Peter Veliky, Second-class, 363
  • Poltava, First-class, 363
  • Sevastopol, First-class, 364
  • Santiago, Performance of Individual Ships at, 177
  • United States Battleships, Deficient Electrical Knowledge on Board, 164
  • Battleships, Machinery j in, 110, 113, 116 ;
  • Oregon, Steadying Ef¬fect of her Bilge Keel, 85
  • Wisconsin, 40
  • Warships in course of Construction in the United Kingdom for Foreign Powers, December 31st, last, 59

Cruisers, Foreign:

  • Argentine, Belgrano, Supplement March ‘ird, 1899, 206
  • Argentine, Garibaldi, The, 133
  • Austrian, The Zenta’s Yarrow Boilers, 390
  • Austro-Hungarian Cruiser, Jaguar, 220
  • French, D'Entre Casteaux, 32
  • Dunois, Full-power Trials of, 575
  • Joanne d’Arc, 571, 572, 625
  • Snffren, a Record in Naval Con¬struction, 517
  • Gorman, Gazelle, 133
  • Two New Cruisers, 220
  • Japanese, Asama, 133
  • Chitose, Trial Speed of, 287
  • Iwate (Eewartce), in hand at Elswick, 625
  • Kassgi, 186, 306, 521
  • Russian, The Gromovoi, 281, 445, 575
  • Tho Pa’lada, 228, 231
  • Svietlana, 429
  • Santiago, Performance of Individual Ships at, 177
  • United States Albany, 86, 90
  • Chicago, 40
  • Six New Cruisers of a New Class, 502
  • Tigress, A Model Cruiser, Mr. Chas. L. Palmer, 361, 395
  • Torpedo Boats, Catchers, Destroyers, Gunboats, & Submarine Boats.

Foreign:

  • Austrian Kigyo, First-class, 98, 297, 387
  • Python, 387
  • French Destroyers, The Hallebarde Launched, 625
  • Destroyers, Launch of, 186
  • Destroyers, Supply of Sail
  • Power to the Suggested, 464
  • and other Submarine Torpedo Boats, 31, 32, 36, 61
  • Torpedo Boat Destroyers and
  • Submarine Boats to be laid down at Rochefort, 595
  • Torpedo Depót Ship, The Foudre Converted into a Sea¬going Training-ship, 625
  • Gorman Catchers litis and threo others, 133
  • Japanese Destroyer Ikadsuchi, 9
  • Destroyer Akobono Launched and Trial run, 413, 464, 465, 621
  • Destroyer Inadsuma, 119, 257
  • Destroyer Shinonome, 412
  • Destroyer, Yarrow Boilors for a, 511, 522
  • Russian Gunboat Khrabry, 560
  • United States, The Davis and the Mackenzie, 40

Mercantile and Passenger and other British:

  • Australia, New Passenger Steamer for the Port Jackson Co-operative Steam¬ship Company, 502
  • Auxiliary Machinery on Board ships Mr. E. Nicholl on, 164
  • Ballasting of Steamers, 239
  • Barges for Belfast Steel, Contracts open, 418
  • British Vessels entering Cadiz in 1898, Tonnage of, 365
  • Dredgers, Sand Pomp, Mr. A. G. Lyster on, 584
  • Fifeshire. The, Clydebank Engineering and Shipbuilding Company, Limited, 659
  • Holt Steamer, A New, 552
  • Kinfauns Castle, Castle Mail Packets
  • Company, Limited, 488, 492
  • Liverpool and Newfoundland, Mail Ser¬vice Between, 365
  • Lorna Doone, Boilers of the P.S., 511, 512, 518
  • Mail Service to India, via Brindisi, Arrangements with the Italian Bail- way Company, 413
  • Mail Service to Newfoundland resumed, 413
  • Northumberland Shipbuilding Company, Limited, Orders Secured by, 223
  • Oceanic, 1871, The White Star Atlantic s.s., 31
  • Oceanic, 1899, White Star Atlantic s.s., Messrs. Harland and Wolff (Supple¬ment, January 13M, 1899), 2, 53, 54, 58, 60, 85
  • Oceanic, Filtration Plant for, Messrs. Defries and Co., 368
  • Omrah, Orient Line, her Steaming Capa¬bilities, 502
  • Pervi, Dredging Vessel Launched by Messrs. Wm. Simons and Co., 491
  • Roller Boat Ernest Bazin, to be sold by Auction, 287
  • Royal Yacht, Victoria and Albert, The New, 462, 466, 476, 568, 574, 604
  • Shipping Output of the United King¬dom, A Year’s, 59
  • Ships Exclusive of Warships under Con¬struction and Launched in the United Kingdom, December 31st last, 59
  • Ship» Exclusive of Warships under Con¬struction in the United Kingdom on March 31st, 1899, and 1898, 387
  • Steamers, Cargo, Recent Developments in, Mr. E. W. De Rusett on, 567
  • Steamers, Discharging and Reloading of, Mr. Hunter, 564
  • Steamers injured by the Gale at Belfast, 59
  • Steamers, Merchant, Practicability of so Constructing them as to Render them readily available for War Purposes, Mr. J. H. Biles on, 566, 584
  • Steamships? Old, 409
  • Steamship Propulsion, Mr. Robt. Mansel on, 130
  • Steamers, Swift Passenger, of Moderate Size, Mr. E. L. Martin cn, 566, 583
  • Stentor, The, 552
  • White Star Atlantic s.s. Oceanic, The Old and the New (Supplement, January Vilh, 1899), 2, 31, 53, 54, 58, 60, 85, 368
  • White Star Steamer Afric Damaged by the Galo, 59

Mercantile, Passenger and other Foreign:

  • Adirondack, Hudson River Steamer, 26
  • America Cup Defender, Columbia, Dimen¬sions of, 542
  • American Liner, Accident to an, 85
  • Allan Liner Castilian, 307, 312
  • American Liner Paris, The, 312, 511
  • American Paddle-wheel Steamers with Beam Engines, 26, 48, 107, 161, 252, 277, 410
  • American s.s. St. Paul, Accident to, 187
  • Assistance Condemned as Unseawortby, 542
  • Cunard Steamer Pavonia, Damage to, 257
  • Ermack, Ice-breaking Steamer, 30, 313
  • Fire-boat for Detroit, 502
  • French Mercantile Marine, The, 64
  • French Merchant Navy, Total Tonnage of, 262
  • Fulda, Accident to the, 493, 547
  • Germanic, Raising of the, 287
  • Globe, Lengthening of the Lake Ore Steamer, 502
  • Hamburg, American Mail s.s., Service to America, Improved, 365
  • Hamburg, Ships Arriving in the Port, 59
  • Japanese Mercantile Marine, The, 465, 595
  • Milwaukee, The s.s., 361, 643, 646, 647
  • New York Shipbuilding Company, Ship¬yard to be Laid out at Camden, New Jersey, by, 595
  • Norddeutschcr Lloyd, Künig Albert Launched, 655
  • Pathönder, Steamer for the United States Coast Survey Service, 40
  • Puritan, The, 107, 109
  • Russian Government, Dredger Constructed
  • for, by Mr. Lindon Bates, 584
  • Russian Ice-breaking Steamer Ermack, 30, 313
  • Russian Mercantile Marine in 1893, 595
  • Sailing Ships, Three Model Steel, to be Built for the Baltic and North Sea Trade, 621
  • Shipping Output for the Year 1898, 59
  • Steamers with Beam Engines, American Paddle-wheel, 26, 48, 107, 154, 252, 277, 410

Shipbuilding News, British and Colonial, Naval and Mercantile:

  • Armoured Ships of the Future, 416
  • Boilers, Express, in War Vessels, 511
  • Boiler of the Future, The Naval, 353, 332, 403 409, 427, 455, 511
  • Boilers in the Navy, Water-tube, 394
  • Boiler, Water-tube, in Passenger Steamers, 511
  • Boilers, Water-tube, s.s. Orlando, 576
  • Cambered Keels, 26
  • Clyde Shipyards, 456
  • Condensers in the Navy, 342
  • Destroyers, The New, Messrs. Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, 349
  • Destroyers, Torpedo Beat, Entrusted by the Government to Private Builders, 350
  • Electricity in Warships, 441
  • Filtration Plant for the Oceanic, 368
  • Fitter Students in the Navy, 296, 345, 395
  • Machine Riveting in Shipbuilding, 305
  • Motive Power of Warships, Logical Arrange¬ment of the, by Commodore Geo. W. Melville, 285, 308, 320
  • Riveters in Shipbuilding, On Portable Pneu¬matic, by Mr. W. 1. Babcock, 147, 321
  • Riveting and Caulking of Ships, and Material of Ship Rivets, Mr. R. T. Napier on, 641
  • Royal Yacht, Victoria and Albert, The New, 462, 466, 476, 568, 574
  • Shipbuilders, English, Vessels Launohed by, in February, March, and May, 262, 365, 595
  • Shipbuilders, Scotch, Vessels Launched by, in February, March, April, and May, 262, 365, 452, 552, 577
  • Shipbuilding Industry from the “Statist,” 9
  • Shipbuilding, Mechanical Engineering and Modern, The Connection between, Sir Wm. White on, 434,441,475
  • Shipbuilding Section at the Engineering Con¬ference, 641
  • Shipping Launched during January from Clyde Shipyards, 124
  • Shipyard Development on the Clyde, 218
  • Steam Speeds at Sea, The Watt Anniversary Lecture on, by Sir N. Barnaby, 92
  • Steam Tonnage, Total Addition of, to the Register of the United Kingdom, 1898, 213
  • Steel and Iron Tonnage classed during 1898, 213
  • Thames Pioneer Shipbuilders and Marine Engi¬neers, 81
  • Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, On the Stocks, Tnree Cruisers, Torpedo Boat Destroyer for the British Admiralty, and a Battleship for Japan, 551
  • Wagos Advance given by Messrs. Harland and Wolff to their Employés, 213
  • Warship Construction on the Clyde, 257
  • Warships under Construction in the Unit3d
  • Kingdom on March 31st, 1899, 387

Shipbuilding News, Foreign, Naval and Commercial:

  • America, Floating Dry Dock, Algiers, United States, 502
  • America, Ship and Boat Building, The Coming Industry in, 301
  • America, Shipbuilding Activity in, 421, 479
  • America, Speed Trials, Admiral Sampson’s
  • Squadron, 577
  • American Liner, Accident to an, 85
  • American Marine Notes, 502
  • American Shipbuilding Company Organised, The, 502
  • Armoured Warships of the Future, 416
  • Atlantic Liner, The New Red Star, 421
  • Bilge Keels, On the Steadying Effect of, on the OregoD, 85
  • Compagnie des Forges et Chantiers de Syra takes over the Old Shipyard of the Naviga¬tion Hellénique, 387
  • Denmark, 1897, Ships Built and Launched in, 85
  • Electro-plating of the Hull of the Tug Assist¬ance, Unsatisfactory, 542
  • Engine, Marine, under Construction at the Piricus, 413
  • French Marine, The, 315
  • Germany, Formation of the “ Schiffbautech-nische Gesellschaft,” 517
  • German Shipyards in Point of Output, The Second Place Won by, 213
  • Hamburg-American Mail Steamship Company’s Improved Service to America, 365
  • Greece, Shipbuilding Trade of the Piraeus, 413
  • Italy, Growth of the Shipbuilding and Naviga¬tion Bounties, 517
  • Marino Steam Engine Construction in the United States, C. H. Haswell on, 308, 345
  • Melville, Commodore Geo. W., Annual Report of the United States Navy, 87
  • Melville, Commodore G. W., Oa Motive Power of Warships, 285, 320, 380
  • Navigation Hellénique, Shipyard of the Old, 387
  • Norwegian Government Tenders Invited for the Erection of Hot Water^Heating Appara¬tus and Pipes in Twenty-five Vessels, 412
  • Oil Tank Steamer, The Roach Shipyards, America, 421
  • Red Star, Atlantic Liner, The New, 421
  • Russia, Some Notes in Government Shipbuild¬ing Yards, 179, 188, 228, 231, 281, 363, 382, 429, 433, 560
  • Russian Coast Defence Ship, 179, 188
  • Russian Navy, Bulkheads, Testing, in the, 67
  • Russian Volunteer Fleet, Stoamships Ordered in England for, 93
  • Sailing Vessels for the North Sea and Baltic Trade, Construction of Three, 621
  • Santiago, Performance of Individual Ships at, 177
  • Sheathing of Vessels, The Latest American Idea for the, 119
  • Shipbuilding Business in America Revives, 421,
  • Shipbuilding, Connection between Mechanical Engineering and Modern, Sir W. White on, 434, 441, 475
  • Shipbuilding Material for Germany, Tenders Invited, 200
  • Shipping Bill, The Hanna-Payne, 70
  • United States Navy, Engineers in the, 87
  • United States Navy, Machinorv in the, 110, 113, 308, 345
  • United States Navy, Steam Engineering in the, 87
  • Warships, Motive Power of, Commodore G. W. Melville on, 87, 285, 320, 380

Shipping- Accidents:

  • American Liner New York, Breaking of Star¬board Engine Cylinder, 85
  • Collision between U.M.S. Collingwood and the Curacoa, 85
  • Cunard Steamer Pavonia, The Condition of the, 257
  • Explosion on board the Terrible 317
  • Fn'da, s s., 493, 547
  • Paris, The, oa the Manacles, 595
  • Shooting Practice, Average of Effective Hits made by the British Navy, 237
  • Shrinking and Forcing Steel Spindles into Iron Discs, Experiments in, 237
  • Siberian Exhibition, Question of, under Dissnssion, 287
  • Siemens Brothers and Co., Limited, Works at Woolwich, 538, 558, 572
  • Signalling, Railway Fog, Various Systems of, Mr. W. S. Boult, 563
  • Silicides of Iron, Preparation of, by the Use of the Electric Furnace, 517
  • Simpson, Mr. Robert, 58
  • Siphon, The Spelling of the Word, 237
  • Siren, An Electrical, 621
  • Sirius Pulsating Pump, 631
  • Six-wheeled Vehicles, 245
  • Skin-friction and Wave-making, On the Horse¬ power Absorbed by, 310
  • Skinner, Mr. S., On the Combustion of Carbon in Electrolysis, 313
  • Slate Pencils made from Slate Dnst in Tennessee, 577
  • Smelting Iron Ore, On the Use of Petroleum for, 390
  • Smith’s Dock Company, Limited, New Pontoon Docks, 223
  • Smith, Mr. Holroyd, On some Methods of Col¬lecting the Current in Electric Tramways, 200
  • Smith, Prof. R. H., On Ventilation, 427
  • Smoke Consumption and the Public Health Act, 1891, 137
  • and its Diminution, Bryan Donkin, 507, 531, 637
  • Nuisance, Sheffield, 491 Preventing Furnace Door, 297
  • Question, The Sheffield Chamber of Com¬merce and the, 439
  • Smokeless Powder, Pith of Cornstalks as an Ingredient in Manufacture of, 237
  • Snout Boring Machine, A Large, 279, 280

Society of Arts:

  • Etheric Telegraphy, Mr. W. H. Preece, 445
  • Arrangements for January and February, 2
  • Coal Supplies of the United Kingdom, Mr. T. F. Brown, 465
  • Conversazione, 632
  • Cost of Municipal Enterprise, Mr. D. H. Davies, 239
  • Electric Traction and its Application to Suburban and Metropolitan Railways, by Mr. P. Daw¬son, 313
  • Kites and Kite Flying, Mr. Lawrence Hargrave, 542

Society, Bath and West and Southern Counties:

  • Entries in the Various Departments, 439
  • Place and Date, Ac., of Annual Exhibition, 146
  • Society, Cambridge Philosophical:
  • Carbon in Electrolysis, Combustion of, Mr. S. Skinner, 313

Society, Chemical:

  • Moorland Waters, Mr. W. Ackroyd’s Investiga¬tions on, 542

Society, Civil and Mechanical Engineering:

  • Electric Tramways, On some Methods of Collecting the Current in, Mr. Holroyd Smith, 200
  • Rstaining Walls, Mr. A. T. Walmsley, 29
  • Society, Coal Smoke'Abatement, 245

Society of Electrical Engineers, Northern:

  • Electric Traction, Mr. H. F. Parshall, 97

Society of Electrical Engineers, South African:

  • Visit to the General Electric Power Company’s Works outside Johannesburg, Brown, Boveri, and Co.’s Generator, 376

Society of Engineers:

  • Machine Tools, Mr. E. C. Amos, 372
  • Shan Hill Country and the Mandalay Railway, Mr. E. W. Wagstaff, 269

Society of Engineers, The Amalgamated :

  • Inaugural Address of the President, Mr. John Corry Fell, 146
  • Introductory Address by Mr. G. N. Barnes, and Annual Report, 487
  • Loans incurred during the Strike Paid off by, and Present Financial Condition of, 44
  • Premiums Awarded for Papers Read during 1898, 146
  • Wages, Application for Advance of, 299

Society of Engineers, Austrian :

  • Jubilee Celebration, 826

Society, Glasgow Engineering:

  • Engines, Auxiliary, 'on Steamships, Mr. John Thom, 84

Society, Glasgow Technical College, Scientific:

  • Electric Power in Factories, Mr. II. A. Mayor, 111

Society, Japan:

  • Japanese Railways, Mr. Choknro Kadono, 191

Society, King’s College Engineering:

  • Coal Mines, Mr. F. A. Lsgge? 580
  • Temporary Works and Appliances in Harbour Construction, Mr. W. E. Lester, 542
  • Society, Liverpool Engineering:
  • Fluid Motion, Further Experiments on the Character of, Prof. H. S. Hele-Shaw, 94
  • Society, Machine Workers:
  • Introductory Address by Mr. Matthew Arran- dale and Annual Report, 487

Society, Manchester Geological:

  • Explosives in Mines, Permitted, Mr. W. J. Orsman, 503
  • Fossil Coal Plants, Mr. Jas. Lomax, 595
  • Map of Liverpool, A Geological, Exhibited by Mr. G. II. Morton, 377
  • Pneumatophor, described by Mr. Deans, 503

Society, Mason University College Engineering:

  • Electric Light, Some Practical Point* io, Mr, H. Lea, 133

Society of Mechanical Engineers, American:

  • May Meetings, Reception, and Visits, 632
  • Presentation of Papers at the Summer Conven¬tion Abolished, 577

Society, Meteorological:

  • Annual Meeting and Presidential Address of Mr. F. C. Bayard, 85
  • Rain in 1897-98, Prolonged Deficiency of, Mr. F. J. Brodie, 287

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers: American :

  • Pnmp Economy, Test of a Unique form of Feed, Mr. F. W. Wheeler, 40, 345
  • Riveters, Portable Pneumatic, in Shipbuilding, Mr. W. I. Babcock, 147

Society, Physical:

  • Apparatus to Determine the Rate of Diffusion of Solids dissolved in Liquids, M. A. Griffiths, 272
  • Appleyard, Mr., his Resignation, 439
  • Magnetic Induction at a Point outside. Effect of a Solid Conducting Sphere in a Variable Magnetic Field on the, Mr. C. S. Whitehead, 412

Society of Railway Servants, Amal¬gamated :

  • Automatic Couplings, Mr. Bell's Statement with regard to, 387

Society, Steam Engine Makers’:

  • Introductory Address by Mr. Jas. Swift, 246

Society, Yorkshire College Engineer¬ing:

  • Leeds City Electric Tramways, Mr. E. Talbot, 169
  • Soil Temperature, Mr. H. Mellish on, 390
  • Soudan, Trade in the, 296
  • Soulanges Canal, The, 409
  • South African Coal and British Steam Coal, 533
  • South Durham Plate-making Concerns, Amalga¬mation of the three, 21
  • South Kensington Museum, Series of Lectures to be given at, 85
  • South Wales, The Recovery in, 28
  • South Wales, Registration of Colliers in, 649
  • South Wales, Strike Reports, An Appendix to the, 240
  • South Yorkshire Coalfield, Development of the, 624
  • Spanish - American War, The Lessons of the, 278
  • Spanish Hoop Iron, Its Unsatisfactory Quality, 365
  • Specification, Part 3 of, 231
  • Spectrum Photographs taken with the Rowland Grating, Sir N. Lockyer’s, 413
  • Speed at which a Centrifugal Pump should Run, Speed Gearing, Hall's Hydraulic Variable, 39
  • Sperry, Mr. É. S., Characteristic of Alloys of Nickel and Aluminium Discovered by, 287
  • Spottiswoode Collection of Physical Apparatus, 558
  • Spraying, Destruction of Charlock by, 542
  • Staines, New Storage Reservoirs at, 119, 537
  • Stallibrass's Chain Cable Armour, 227
  • Stamp Mill and its heavy Cost, Mechanical De¬ficiencies of, 376
  • Standard Bridge Work, 408
  • Standardising of Light Railways, The, 656
  • Static Motor, An Interesting Form of, 237
  • Staunton, Mr. V. W., Pitch Chain for Power Transmission, 11
  • Steam Boilers, Circulation in, 140
  • Steam Carriage and Wagon Company, Messrs, the Steam Motor and Underframe, 211, 212
  • Steam Drier, Mr. J. J. Royle’s Patent, 325
  • Steam Navvy, 10-Ton, 260, 261, 300
  • Steam Pipe Accident, A Strange, 273
  • Steam Pipes, Mr. J. T. Milton, 294
  • Steam, Reactive Influence of, 2
  • Steam Turbines, Westinghouse Machine Company, 70

Steel:

  • Analysis for the United States Magazine Rifle, 512
  • In Austria, England Buys, 33
  • Balls for Cycle Bearings, Schweinfurt Manu¬facture of, stopped, 655
  • Barges for Belfast Harbour, Contracts Open, 418
  • Company of Scotland, The Record Contract for Castings Booked by, 119
  • Hardening, Reported Invention of Mr. Edison, jun., 246
  • Importance of the Heat Treatment of, 187
  • On the Influence of Casting Temperature upon, 640
  • Ingots, Demenge Process of Hardening, 655
  • and Iron Water Mains, America, 172
  • Made by the Saniter Process, 43
  • Making Establishments of Carnegie and Frick, Amalgamation of, 517
  • Micro-structure of, 160, 166, 195
  • Open-hearth, from Cleveland Iron, 37
  • Pipe Line for Indianapolis Waterworks, 337
  • and Rails, On Specifications for Structural, 119
  • Tools, How to Detect Small Cracks in, 310
  • Trade, Foreign Competition in the, 412 Trust, Tho, 467
  • Trusts and Prices, 544 Windmill, A 16ft., 630
  • Works, Erection of New, Announced at the Tees Conservancy Commissioners’ Meeting, 22
  • Stephen, Mr. Alexander, 525
  • Steriliser, Aluminium Water, 147, 174
  • Steuart, Mr. D. S. S., On the Zoutpansberg Gold Mines, 599
  • Stevenson, Mr. A. A., On Specifications for Structural Steel and Rails, 119
  • Stevenson and Evans, Messrs., Hot-blast Stove. 411 ’
  • Stewart, Mr. S., Presidential Address at the Gas Institute, 594
  • Stoping Machine Drills for Mining in South Africa, Demand for, 324
  • Stott and Co., Messrs. J., Acetylene Gas Genera¬tor, 632
  • Stott and Co., Messrs. J., Ventilating Fans, 632
  • Stove, The “Gasorcoal,” 517
  • Hot-blast, Messrs. Stovenson and Evans, 411
  • Straw Press, Opening at Nicolaiev for a Cheap, 621
  • Stream Line Motion, Method of investigating, 438
  • Strike ia Belgium, Colliers’, 478
  • Strike in the Cotton Trade, Threatened, 290
  • Strike at Creusot, The, 542
  • Strike, Echoes of the South Wales, 114
  • Strike Funds, Where they come from, 88
  • Strike Reports, An Appendix to the South Wales, 240
  • Strike, Results of the Coal, 200
  • Strike, Wendel Ironworkers, Saarbriicken, 478
  • Stromeyer, Mr. C. E., On the Strength of Boilers, 309
  • Structural Steel and Rails, On Specifications for, 119
  • Stud-turning Lathe, 419
  • Submarine Boats, 118
  • Submarine Cable, A New, 368
  • Suez Canal Traffic, 137
  • Sugar Manufacture in Servia, 237
  • Sugars, Natal, to Enter the Cape and Free State Markets on Preferential Terms, 201
  • Sulphur Mines in the South of Spain, 243
  • Summers, Mr. Bertrand, Theories and Facts Re¬lating to Cast Iron and Steels, 462 Sunday Delivery of Letters in London, 164 Supplements:
  • Alternator, 1500-Kilowatt, Deptford, Mr. Z. de Ferranti, April 21st, 1899 Argentine Armoured Cruiser Balgrano, Messrs. Orlando Bros., March 3rd, 1899 Bogie Carriages for the South - Eastern and London, Chatham, and Dover Railway, Mr. Harry Smith Wainwright (Supplement, June Wth, 1899)
  • Bridge over the Atbara River, Soudan Railway, Pencoyd Ironworks, June 2nd, 1899 Engines of H.M.’s First-class Cruiser Spartiato, Messrs. Maudlay, Sons, and Field,
  • April 7th, 1899
  • Locomotive, Consolidated, Union Railroad, U.S.A., Pittsburgh Locomotive and Car
  • Works, February 17th, 1899, 157, 169
  • Locomotive, Four-coupled Bogie Passenger, Great Northern Railway, Ireland, Mr. Chas. Clifford, January 20th, 1899 Locomotive, Heavy Goods, Union Railway,
  • U.S.A., Pittsburgh Company, April 28th, 1899
  • Locomotive, Tank, Dublin, Wicklow, and Wexford Railway, Mr. R. Cronin, January
  • 6th, 1899
  • Locomotive, Ten-wheeled Express Bogie Passen¬ger, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Mr. J. A. F. Aspinall, March 17th, 1899, and June 2nd, 1899
  • White Star Atlantic s.s. Oceanic, Messrs. Harland and Wolff, January 13th, 1899
  • Surrey Commercial Docks, 556
  • Swath Turner, Blackstone and Co., 617
  • Swarbrick, Mr. Sam, 109 Swedish Iron Ore Districts, Map of, 25
  • Swinburne, Mr. Jas., Lectures on Dynamo and Transformer Construction, 577 Swinburne, Mr. Jas., Methods of Electrical Transmission, 574
  • Swansea, New Graving Dock Opened, 478
  • Swiss Metal and Engineering Industries, 406
  • Switches, Relative Merits of Liquid and Metallic, 228
  • Switzerland, Sale and Fabrication of Lucifer Matches in which Yellow Phosphorus is Used, Forbidden, 595
  • Swords, Japanese, Mr. Gilbertson on, 11
  • Sydney, New Bridge for, 500

T

  • TALBOT, Mr. E., On Leeds City Electrical Tram¬ways. 169
  • Tangyes Limited, Large Centrifugal Pump, 407
  • Tank Cement Storage, for Californian Wine, 187
  • Tank of a Gasholder, Brooklyn, Failure of the, 11
  • Taylor, Mr. E. J., On the Making and Testing of Welded Steel Chains, 111
  • Technical College, Finsbury, Lectures at, 41
  • Technical Education, 165, 194
  • Technical Education, 1896-7 in England, Wales, and Ireland, Amount Spent on, 365

Telegraphy:

  • Telegraphic Communication, Coast, Mr. Chas. Bright on the History of, 153,205, 227, 251
  • Telegraphic and Telephonic Lines of the World, 387
  • Telegraphy, Aerial, 445
  • Telegraphy, Aerial — *>« also Telegraphy, E.hereal, Etheric, and Wireless
  • Telegraphy, Cheap, 412
  • Telegraphy, Ethereal, Prof. Marconi’s New
  • Experiments, 413
  • Telegraphy, Ethereal tee also Telegraphy, Aerial, Etheric, and Wireless
  • Telegraphy, Etheric, Signor Marconi’s Projected Experiments at Dovercourt, 621
  • Telegraphy, Magnetic Space, by Dr. O. Lodge, 197, 375
  • Telegraphy, Magnetic Space, 120,170,193,197, 375
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, 33,84, 111, 120,170, 197, 237, 312, 368, 395, 498, 655
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, Dr. Oliver Lodge on, 120, 170, 197
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, Signor Marconi on, 237
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, at the South Foreland Lightship, 33
  • Telegraphy, Wireless, Use of, for Detecting the Presence of a Ship or an Iceberg, 655
  • Telegraphy, Wireless — also Telegraphy, Aerial, Etherial, and Etheric

Telephones :

  • Telephone Bill, Tho Government, 240, 624, 652
  • Telephone Charges in New York State, 313
  • Telephones in London, The, 222
  • Telephone Service, The, 89, 190, 222/240, 268, 62-1.652
  • Telephone Service, Future of the, 89
  • Telephone Servico, Japan, 20, 137
  • Telephone System of Amsterdam, The, 595
  • Telephones, Tokyo, 20
  • Telescope at the Paris Exhibition, The Great, 336
  • Temperature over the Floor of the Ocean, Sir John Murray on the, 387
  • Temperature, On Soil, 390 Tempest, Mr. Joe A., On Electricity, 330
  • Tenders invited by the Christiania Harbour Management and the Electric Works, 491
  • Tenders invited .by the Netherland Ministry, 154
  • Tenders invited by the Norwegian Government for Hot-water Heating Apparatus and Pipes for Twenty-five Vessels, 412
  • Testing House Opened by the Manchester Cham¬ber of Commerce, 657
  • Textile Machinery Exports, 598
  • Thames, The, 605
  • Conservancy Meeting, Measures decided upon, 413
  • Embankment, Difficulties connected with the Foundation for the Roadway, 213
  • Ironworks and Shipbuilding.Company’s Good Fellowship Scheme, 438
  • Pioneer Shipbuilders and Marine Engi¬neers (with Portraits), 81, 82, 83
  • Tunnel, Proposed, 341, 464
  • Theisen Process of Scrubbing Blast Furnace Gases, 517
  • Thermo-electric Combination, 438, 513
  • Couple, A New, 365
  • Thom, Mr. John, On “ Auxiliary Engines on Steamships,” 81
  • Thom, Mr. John, On “ Four-crank Marine En¬gines and their Auxiliaries,” 186
  • Thomson, Mr. A. D., On “The Duties and Com¬pensations of Municipal Engineers,” 133
  • Thompson Brothers, Planishing Hammer, 382
  • Thomson, Prof. Elinu, Steam Engine for Motor Carriage Work, 517
  • Thomson, Mr. Frank, 595
  • Thomson, Mr. W., his Report on Lamp Explo¬sions in Manchester, 400
  • Thornycroft’s Patent, 222
  • Thrashing Machinery in Turkey, 651
  • Tidal Wave, Bristol Channel, Damage done by, 164
  • Timber v. Masonry Dry Docks, 298
  • and other Fibrous Substances, Seasoning and Preserving, 599
  • Seasoning by Electricity, 109
  • Winter and Summer-hewn, Difference between, 164
  • “Times” Report on the Accident on H.M.S.
  • Terrible, 394 Tin and Copper, 114
  • Tin-plate Combination, American, 70
  • Revival, A, 422
  • Trust in America, The, 301
  • Tinkers, Limited, Mcssn., Lancashire Boiler, 192
  • Tipping ” in Italy, Important in Insuring the Efficiency of British Machinery, 213
  • Tipton District Mines, Utility of the Work of the South Staffordshire Mines Drainage Com¬missioners, 213
  • Tobogganing on the Manitou and Pike’s Railway, 213
  • Tokyo Telephones, 20 Waterworks, 20
  • Tools, Cracks in Steel, How to Detect them, 310
  • Tools, Machine, Messrs. Craven Bros., 134, 135
  • Tosh, Mr. E. G., 423
  • fowler, Mr., Un English ». American Machine Tools, 230
  • Traction by Electricity, Mechanical, Mr. G. C. Cuningham oo, 611
  • Trade between the Midlands and China, Expan¬sion of, 198
  • Trade and Business Announcements:
  • 22, 44, 73, 98, 124, 150, 200, 224, 248, 273,
  • 300, 327, 350, 378, 401, 425, 452, 478, 479,604,
  • 528, 529, 552, 580, 608, 631, 659
  • Trade Disputes in March, 1899 and 1898, 413
  • Trades of England, The Dangerous, 390
  • Trade Marks Abroad, British, 91
  • Trade Mark Cases in Japan, Four, 148
  • Trade Outlook, The, 520
  • Trade in the Soudan, 296
  • Trade Unionists in the United Kingdom, 119
  • Trading, Municipal, 239
  • Train Resistance, 28, 29, 36, 67
  • Train Resistance, New Formula for, 166, 171, 195

Tramways :

  • Electric, Australia, 502
  • Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield, 476
  • Blackburn, 317
  • Brighton and Seashore, 387
  • Cairo, 436, 438
  • Capetown, 175
  • Cherbourg, 365
  • Coventry, Engine and Dynamo for, 371
  • Darlington, 145
  • Darwen, 469
  • Development, 216
  • Durban, South Africa, 450
  • Glasgow, Central Power Station for, 461
  • Glasgow, Limited Height of Wires Objected to, 452
  • Germany, 119
  • Glasgow Corporation, 142, 343
  • Hastings, 137
  • Large Towns, Mr. G. Conaty on, 269
  • Leeds City, Mr. E. Talbot on, 169
  • Lodz. Poland, 465
  • Munich, Uniform Charge, 655
  • Moscow, 542
  • Naples, 201
  • Newcastle-on-Tyne, 439
  • New York, Conversion of from Cable
  • to Electric Traction, Motors and Cars Required, 237
  • Ostend, 387
  • Provisional Orders, 515
  • Rio de Janeiro, 595
  • Rolling Stock and Material for, 618
  • Seville, 365
  • Sheffield, 164
  • Mr. Holroyd Smith on some Methods of Collecting the Current in, 200
  • Electric, Staffordshire Potteries, 503
  • Switzerland, 439
  • United Kingdom, 119
  • United States, 70
  • West London, 571
  • Westminster to Finsbury Pavement, 595
  • Westminster and Tooting, Electric Traction for, 413
  • Wolverhampton, 606
  • British, 92, 136
  • Brooklyn, Night Utilisation of, for Goods Traffic, 187
  • Capetown, Messrs. Dick, Kerr, and Co. en¬deavour to obtain the Contract, 529
  • Colne and District, Estimated Cost of, 11
  • Gas Traction on, 656
  • Headingsley, Chapeltown, and Hunslet, 33
  • between Houghton-le-Spring and Sunderland,
  • Scheme for, 313
  • Johannesburg, Electric Traction for, 298
  • London County Council, Mr. Baker, Manager of, 33
  • London United, Service Throughout the Night, 11
  • Mechanical Traction on the London County Council’s, 187, 287
  • Mechanical, in the United States, Prof. Kennedy goes to Report upon, 187, 413
  • New South Wales, 577
  • North Metropolitan, Night Service and Fares, 137
  • North-West India, 387 I in a Snowstorm, The New York, 63
  • Street and Road, in the United Kingdom, 92 1
  • Tramways, Electric, and other— Railways, Light, and Tramways
  • Tramways-«« Railways, Light, and Tramways
  • Transformer, Variable Ratio, Thos. Parker, Limited, 444
  • Trass, 525
  • Trieste Dock, Accommodation at, 521
  • Tripoli, Esparto Fibre Export, 137
  • Trow, Mr. Edw., 164
  • Trusts, Danger of Industrial, 392
  • Tsakonas, Mr., Acetylene Gas Installation at Syra, 491
  • Tuberculin Test Applied to Cattle at the County Dairy Institute, Worleston, 262
  • Tubes, Seamless Aluminium, 187
  • Tugrin Fog Dispeller, The, 439
  • Tulloch, Major, not a Director of the West Australian Trading Syndicate, 2
  • Tunis, Openings for British Capital and Enter¬prise in, 621
  • Tunnel, A Hudson River, Projected, 595
  • of Passy, 620
  • Proposed Thames, 287, 341, 464 under the Thames, New Footway, 164,
  • 180
  • Turbines at the Niagara Power Works, 313
  • Steam, Westinghouse Machine Company, 70
  • 855-Horee Power, Central Discharge, 319
  • Turner and Venour, Messrs., Rubber Cushioned I Hub, 410
  • Turret Lathes, 312
  • Lathes and Screw Machines, Modern, 292
  • Tyndall Lectures at the Royal Institute, 407
  • Type Motors, Enclosed, 170
  • Typewriters in the United States, 33

U

  • UNITED States, American Plumbing Supply and Lead Company Combination, 505
  • Gold Production of, 577
  • Iron and Copper Production of the, 11,59
  • Magazine Rifle, The Service Pressure to be Raised, 512
  • Pacific Cable, A, 362 Patents, 80, 118
  • Projected Magazines for Naval Ammunition and Factories for Making Explosives, 365
  • The Safe and Lock Manufacturers’ Combination, 505
  • America, St. Louis Coliseum Build¬ing, 148
  • Union Steel and Chain Company’s Combination, 505
  • Urals and South Russia, Metal Industry of the, 630

V

  • VACUUM Tubes by means of Liquid Hydrogen, Exhausting, 59
  • Valve Gear, Ferranti, 512
  • Valve, Straight Full-way, Messrs. Hartcliffe and Malkin, 399
  • Vaughan and Sons, Messrs., Business converted into Limited Co., 423
  • Electric Travelling Cranes, 8, 129, 133
  • Vauxhall, Material Transporter at, 193
  • Vehicles, Six-Wheeled, 245
  • Ventilation, 474, 499
  • Ventilating Fans, Messrs. J. Stott and Co., 632
  • Ventilation, Professor R. H. Smith, 427
  • and Artificial Drying Plants at the International Building Trades Exhibition, 444
  • Ventilation of Sewers, 355
  • Ventilators for Mines, Mechanical, Mr. W. Walton Brown, 599
  • Vera Cruz Harbour Works, 182
  • Viaduct of Mungsten, 57
  • Works for the Carlsberg, 651
  • Viagraph, Brown's, at the International Building Trades Exhibition, 445
  • Vice, A Novel, 545
  • Vickers, Sons, and Maxim, Limited, Annual Meeting of Shareholders, 299
  • Vickers' 12in. Breech-loading Gun, 244
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, Laying of the Foundation Stone, 491
  • 1898, Gold Yield of, 33
  • Station, 413, 443
  • Victorium, The New Element, 438
  • Vienna Water Supply, The, 465
  • Waterworks,Condenser and Air Pump, 146
  • Vignoles, Mr. Hy., 625
  • Vladivostock, Discovery of Gold and Coal Reported from, 85
  • Vogt’s Patent for Sinking Bore-holes, 423
  • Volcanic Products, Utilisation of, 525

W

  • WAGES, Advance in the Coal Trade, 325
  • in the Coalfield, 140 Iron Trade, 342
  • Miners’, Increased Scotland, 272
  • Question in the Swansea Valley, 22
  • Wagstaff, Mr. E. C., On the Shan Hill Country and the Mandalay Railway, 269
  • Wakefield and Co., Messrs. C. C., Lubricator, 578
  • Wales, The Recovery in South, 28
  • Walmi8ley, Mr. A. T., On Retaining Walls, 29
  • Walney Island as a Seaside Watering Place, 503
  • War Material, 1898, 18
  • Ward, Mr. Thos. T., Ironworks Purchased by, 491
  • Watchmaking in the United States, 287
  • Waterfalls with Electric Transmission of Power, The Utilisation of a Substitute for Mineral Fuel, 517
  • Water Heat, Absorptive Power of, Mr. G. Halli¬day’s Experiments to Ascertain, 473
  • Main, Brooklyn, Fracture of a 48in., 33
  • Mains, Steel and Iron, in America, 172
  • Meter, Mr. Prentice, 85
  • Power, Calcium Carbide Plant at Meran Driven by, 655
  • in the Highlands, 443 in Italy, 417
  • of the Nice District for Electric Purposes, Utilisation of, 655
  • Utilisation of (referring to 155), 194
  • Raising Wheels for Syria, 498
  • Reserve, New Storage Reservoirs at Staines, 119
  • Steriliser, Aluminium, 147, 174
  • Statistics, Italy, 439
  • Supply of Cape Colony, Mr. T. H. Saunders on the, 376
  • in Different Towns, Rate per Head per Day of the, and the Causes which Increase or Diminish it, 587 1898, 18
  • London, 77, 187, 283, 310, 386, 387, 413, 486, 655
  • London, Monthly Report, 413
  • London, The Welsh Scheme, 187
  • Manchester, 59
  • Mauritius, Anderson’s Revolving Purifiers to be used, 59
  • of Pittsburgh, Pa., 206 Sheffield, Derby, and Leicester, 28
  • South Africa, Schemes for, 609
  • of Steamships, 368
  • from the Thames during April, Avenge daily, 655
  • Water-tube Boilersin the Navy, ‘‘The Times” ' Report on the Accident on H.M.S. Terrible, 394
  • Water-tube Boilers—see also Boilers, Water-tube, 569
  • Water, Use of Filtered Flood, Mr. M. W. Hervey, 587
  • Waterways in Russia, Mileage of, 59
  • Waterworks, Duntocher and Dalmuir, 370
  • East London, 555
  • of Los Angelos, Cal., Valuation, 595
  • of the Madras Presidency, 172
  • Tokyo, 20
  • Vienna, Condenser and Air Pump, 146
  • Watson, Mr. J., On the Rate per Head per Day of the Water Supply in Different Towns, 587
  • Watson, Sir Hy., Resignation, 299
  • Watt Engine to be Housed at Dundee, The Early Example of a, 337
  • Watt Lecture, Greenock, The, Steam Speeds at Sea, 92
  • Waves on Breakwaters, Effect of, 584
  • Webb, Mr. Hy., On Modern Industrial Develop¬ment, 71, 73
  • Webster and Bennett, Improved Profiling Machine, 242
  • Weapons, Wonderful, 520
  • Webb, Mr., On Compound Locomotives, 565
  • Weedon, Mr. F. C., On the Teaching of Mechanics, 264, 266
  • Weeds by Spraying, Destruction of, 542
  • Wehnelt Electrolytic Contact Breaker, Experi¬ments with, 438
  • Weighing Machine, Rail, 196
  • Welding, Electric, Mr. O. Winder on, 247
  • Welding Machine, The Nicholson Tool Company, 45
  • Wellman Furnace, The, 461
  • Wells, Mr. S. H., On the Teaching of Mechanics, 264
  • Welsh Water Supply Scheme for London, Mr. R. E. Middleton on, 187
  • Welsh Water Supply Scheme, Second Reading Deferred, 287
  • Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.A.,292, 346
  • Westminster Electric Supply Corporation, Millbank-street Station, 538
  • Wheat Imports into this Country for Three Years, 33
  • Wheat Yield in Victoria, The Season’s, 270
  • Wheel Cutting Machine, Atlas Engineering Com¬pany, 423
  • Wheeler, Mr. F. M., Economy Test of a Unique Form of Feed-pump, 40, 118, 345
  • Wheeler, Mr. W. H., Sea Coast Protection, 329, 353, 381, 395, 403, 430, 455, 482
  • Wheels Instead of Pumps at the Cyanide Plants on the Rand, 125
  • Whisky from Indian Corn, 137
  • White, Mr. J. Walwyn, Hon. Treasurer, Liverpool Self-propelled Traffic Association, 237
  • White, Sir W., On the Connection between Me¬chanical Engineering and Modern Shipbuilding, 434, 441, 475
  • Whitehead, Mr. C. S., On Magnetic Induction at a Point Outside, 412
  • Wiborgh, Professor, Oa the Use of Hot-blast in the Bessemer Process, 461
  • Wickham Cement Works, 644
  • Wilkinson, Mr. Wm., 33
  • Willansand Robinson, Messrs.,Vertical Electricity Supply Engines, 386
  • Wille, Mr. H. V., On the Heat Treatment of Steel, 187
  • Wilson, Mr. A. P., Sulphur Mines in the South of Spain, 243
  • Wilson, Professor C. A. Carus, On some Features of the Electric Induction Motor, 444
  • Wilson, Prof. Ernest, Power Distribution for Electrical Traction, 51
  • Winch, Derrick-slowing, Mr. W. H. Wise, 579
  • Windmill, A Steel, 630
  • Wind Pressure on Buildings and other Struc¬tures, On, 457
  • Wire, Barbed, its Use in Italy, 213
  • Wire-glass Transparent, 500
  • Wire Guns, New Type, 181
  • Wire, Heron’s Nest Built of, 187
  • Wireless Telegraphy, 33, 84, 111, 120, 170, 197, 237, 312, 368, 396, 495, 498, 655
  • Wireless Telegraphy—«te also Telegraphy, Wire¬less
  • Wire Nails from the United States, Export of, 85
  • Wise, Mr. W. H., Derrick-slowing Winch, 579
  • Witwatersrand, Deep-level Extension on the, 376
  • Wooden Water Pipes found in London, 465
  • Wood head, Dr. G. Sims, On Sewage Sludge Dis¬posal by Natural Agencies, 588 Wood, Non-inflammable, A Little Work on, 387
  • Wood’s Steam Stamp Mill for Mining Purposes, 4
  • Woodworking Machinery at the International Trades Exhibition, 444
  • Wooten, Mr. J. E., 11
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The, 390
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Effects resulting from, 287
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, Messrs. Anderson and Chisholm’s Correspondence with Mr. Chamberlain in reference to, 516
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, The Miners and the, 290
  • Workmen’s Compensation Act, A Peculiar Case at Carmarthen, 59

Workmen's Compensation Cases :

  • Barwell, Henry, v. the Powell-Daffryn Steam Coal Company, Limited, 446
  • Brown, John, v. John Scott, 446
  • Chambers, Ann, v. Whitehaven Harbour Com¬missioners, 476
  • Doyle, John, v. Edgar Allen and Co., 446
  • Durrie v. Warren and Co., 574
  • Edwards v. Godfrey, 545
  • Fire Tests, 574
  • Flowers v. Chambers, 499
  • Hall v. Snowden, Hubbard, and Co., 446
  • Holness r. Mackay and Davies, 524
  • Irons v. Davis and Timmins, Limited, 499
  • Jones v. The Ocean Coal Company, Limited, 446
  • Lynch, Lawrence, and Ann v. Messrs. Short Bros., 545
  • Medd v. Messrs. D. and C. Maclver, 574
  • Orth, Peter, v. Messrs. Gordon and Matz, 446
  • Shelley, Jas., e. Emerson, Walker, Tnomson Bros., Limited, 545
  • Smith v. The Taff Vale Company, 446
  • Walker, John, v. John and Arthur Ellis, 446
  • Workmen’s Compensation Premiums, 650
  • Workmen, English and American, 623
  • Wright, Sir Jas., 3S4
  • Wright’s or the Maximum Charge System for Electric Light, 638

X-Y-Z

  • YARROW Boilers for Large Powers, 390
  • Yarrow Boilers for Warships, 511, 522
  • Yellow-book on Trade Unions in 1897, 84
  • Yorkshire Coal Trade, The, 36, 368, 599
  • Yumuiden Canal, 40