The quality of The Builder's 1858 drawings often saved journalists the bother of a full article 'Further descriptive verbiage would be superfluous.' Quite

"The accompany figs. show a scraper, descried somewhere in Austria, by my friend Mr. Shanks, engineer, who has a way of travelling with his eyes open.

It consists of a pulley, about 11 inches diameter by 4.5 inches, mounted and rotating on a stand affording a vertical axis. Further descriptive verbiage would be superfluous.

Pity we are not in a position to couple with honourable mention the name of the ingenious inventor thus mindful of the common weal."