Euler, assisted by his eldest son Johann Albert, was a competitor for these prizes, and obtained both.
(I) In the Korra/30s Si òu43 t4 cw shallow saucers (4143a4a) were floated in a basin or mixing-bowl filled with water; the object was to sink the saucers by throwing the wine into them, and the competitor who sank the greatest number was considered victorious, and received the prize, which consisted of cakes or sweetmeats.
In the immediate vicinity are also extensive beds of iron ore, and this combination of mineral wealth has enabled the town to become a competitor with Essen, Oberhausen, Duisburg and Hagen in the products of the iron industry.
While these figures hold good, India cannot be a serious competitor with Europe in the cotton industry.
Of general merchandise it might prove a serious competitor to the canals, of which a large mileage had been constructed in Great Britain during that period.