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It is also used for packing between the flanges of pipes, being previously soaked in oil.
A commoner article is made of other coarse fiber, such as jute (cochorus), asclepias, sorghum, bark, straw, bamboo, grass, gama grass, New Zealand flax, and other materials.
A machine for cutting heavy board, for book-covers and pasteboard boxes.
Fig. 3149 shows a machine of this class.
The sheets of pasteboard are fed between two shafts which carry disks o an experiment at the Washington Arsenal, 1864.
Coehorns are, owing to their lightness and portability, very efficacious in dislodging an enemy from covered positions.
During a war waged by the English against some of the Maori tribes of New Zealand, about the year 1843-44, one of the native chiefs with his forces intrenched himself in a pah or corral on the top of a hill, whence the means in the hands of the troops failed to dislodge him. In this emergency an engineer officer was dispat