m both sides simultaneously, and so on. It would appear that the contrivers have dropped but few trees, or that they have profited but little by their experience.
Not content with the sequoia trees which lay prostrate in the Calaveras grove, California, some enterprising vandals determined to fell one, which they did by using pump-augers, boring all around towards the center.
The tree was 92 feet in circumference and 300 feet in hight.
It stood so plumb that when it was cut clear by the augevious to blasting.
A chute or penstock, open or covered, for the passage of water to a wheel or washer.
Used with water-wheels and gold-washers of various kinds.
The illustration shows a flume crossing a valley in California, uniting the feeder canal on one ridge with the distributing canal of another ridge.
Flume near Smartsville, Yuba County, California.
（Photography.) A process into which fluoric acid enters in the shape of fluorate of