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PUMPING ENGINES

Issue 46 and Volume 1894 15.

PUMPING ENGINES One of the most simple, yet scientific, patents issued from the government office in recent years is, as its name indicates, the Wonder Pump, patented by a Kansas City man and manufactured there. The suction and force power consists of two spirals, right and left handed, working together closely in a case, and has no valves to wear out of be replaced. When the spirals are set in motion a vacuum is created, and the water rushing into the case near one end is instantly forced to the other end and side of the case and passes out of the discharge pipe, creating a solid, continous flow of water with the least possible friction and power. These pumps can be run in anv position and either above or submerged in the water. The Wonder Pump is particularly adapted to. draining deep mines and irrigation, in which, it is…

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