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Tree Felling

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Parent Issue
Day
27
Month
April
Year
1877
Copyright
Public Domain
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The latest cliemical notion is to feil trees by olectrioity. The two cnds of tl 10 copper wiresof a galvanio battery nre connected Tvith a platinum wire, which, of course, instantly beconies red-hot, and while so is gently aee-sawed across the trunk of the tree 'to be felled, until it burna te way through. It is cafcabated that a tree vrtñtsh wonld rcquirè'two I hours' hard chopping to bring dowu can be out through by thjs procesa m gfeeii minutes.

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Old News
Michigan Argus