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"A Fancy" (1896)

The San Francisco Call April 19, 1896

A Fancy

I wonder where the voices are of those we’ve lost and loved–

Forever hushed and passed away, nor leaving sound or trace? 70 more words

Literature

Victorian Spring Styles

The San Francisco Call April 8, 1896

The San Francisco Call April 7, 1896

The San Francisco Call April 5, 1896

Parisian Evening Gown

The San Francisco Call April 5, 1896… 56 more words

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"In the Looking-Glass"

The San Francisco Call April 14, 1896

In The Looking-Glass

This world is like a looking-glass

And if you want to see

People frown at you as you pass… 76 more words

Literature

A Remarkable Shooting Feat

The San Francisco Call April 12, 1896

At Wichita, Kans. Tom Clark Smith sighted a gun over his shoulder and fired. The bullet struck the trigger of a gun thirty feet behind him. 63 more words

"Modern Warfare" of 1896

The San Francisco Call April 12, 1896

Modern Warfare

1 – Movable Seacoast Battery

2- Nordenfeldt Boat Submerged

3- Nordenfeldt Boat Above Water

4 – Movable Torpedo Boat… 23 more words

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The Mind Reading Machine

The San Francisco Call April 12, 1896

Thoughts Read by Machine

If the accounts given of a new machine just completed by Julius Emner of this city are not too hopeful it is the most wonderful of discoveries, for it lifts man out of the plane of the material and reads his most secret thoughts, laying bare his mind as if beneath a microscope, and recording each idea as it is given birth in the brain. 814 more words

1896

The Fluoroscope

The San Francisco Call April 12, 1896

The Fluoroscope

There has already appeared in these columns a description of the “fluoroscope,” invented by Thomas A. Edison, to enable surgeons and others to observe directly the bones of the limbs without the intervention of photography. 80 more words

Victorian