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MR.C. F. Davis's, (PITCHCOMBE, GLO. fabric passes after weaving, is the same

CESTEP,) for un Improvement in the as those wbich felted clutts in general

Manufacture of Ioolien-cloths. are subjected to, and is called the improTbining the substance, di ess

, and method of performing luis operatif durability, of common felted cloths, with is thus described:- The yarn is to be a the elasticity of the stocking pieces, and single thread, prepared and spun fiom is produced by the union of the stocking the wool, by the processes commonly and cloth manufactures, the weaving used in the preparation and spir ning being on the principle of the former. of yarn for the inanufacture of' fe ted The inode of preparing the yarn, and the cloch. various processes through which the The thread so prepared and sjun, is


to be woven in a common stocking and the handle turned so as to press the frame, or a frame upon the same principle, said piece forward in the way of the cutinstead of the loom commonly used for ter. The carriage is again drawn forfelted cloths. When the cloth is taken ward, and the cutter takes off a shaving out of the frame, list, taken froin felted of uniform thickness, more or less stout, cloth, or made for the purpose, should according to the quantiqx of motion probe sewed round the edges, and then the duced by the action of the screws. By cloth should be finished in the same proceeding in this manner, the whole manner, and by the same processes, piece may be cut up, until a thin poras the felted cloihs in common use are, tion only remains, and the remainder of wben taken from the loom.

a number of pieces may afterwards he If found convenient, two or more glued together, and then cut into shave pieces may be sewed together, and the ings, or slices, of the requisite thinness, list sewed round the whole.

as before. The tops and bottoms of the The following are said to be the supe. boxes are made by means of a seat and rior advantages which this new article cutting-punchi, worked by a fiy-press in possesses. Independently of novelty, the same manner as metallic blanks are there is ease, elegance, and durability; cut out for coins, buttons, and other and it is a cloth, notwithstanding the works. Mr. Goddard cuts his pieces transverse elasticity, more impervious to for making boxes into fit lengths by wet than any cloth ever made, void of guages, as in the usual method, and he artificial means to render it water-proof; glues : hem up upon cylinders, or blocks, a ibread cannot be made to twill or run and then puts them to dry in francs - from the edges, even with the assistance adapted for the purpose. of a pin or needle.


(NEWMAN Invention, or Process, for giving Slaa STREET, LONDON,) for a Nethod of tues, or other ornamental Works in Manufacturing a certain Description Plaster, un appearance nearly resemof Wooden Bores, called Chip-Bores, bling Narbie. or Pill. Boxes, of' all various Sizes and The principle of this invention is 10 Shapes.

impregnate ihe said plaster of Paris We have in the specification before with sulphate of alumine (alum,) which us, drawings that represent views of all is done in the following manner. the machinery used for cutting wood into lution of aluin in water is prepared in the chips, veneers, &c. for making these proportion of one part of alum to three boxes, or for any other uses. The knife, of water. The liquor is then made to or cutting instrument, is made of plate- boil, or is heated to a degree of temsteel, having the edge thereof bevilied, perature sufficient to dissolve the alum. or ground only on the side of the face The plaster-cast previously dried, and farthest from the wood intended to be finished off, is then immersed in the cut, and the line of the said edge is above solution, and suffered to remain sloped, or inclined to the line in which it therein from fifteen minutes to half an is moved by the carriage, in an angle of hour; it is then taken out and suspended about thirty degrees; in other words, the over the vessel, containing the solution, angle of slope in cutting is such, that and when cooled, some of the solution is the length of the said knife, in propor- dipped up and thrown over it, or applied tion to ihe breadth thereof, as six to one. to it Ly means of a sponge, or linen This mode of operation will be understood cloth, and which is continued till the by the following description:--By turning alum forms a fine crystallization over its a handle, the carriage and its cuiter, &c. suriace, of' a due degree of thickness; are brought to the end of the machinery; when it is sufficiently dry, it may be the screws and nuts being in a prepared brought to a proper degree of smoothness, state, the wood nearly shaped to its pro or polish, by means of sand paper, or per size, is put into its place, resting glass-paper, and finished by being rubupon a platform, and having its bed with a fine linen cloth, slightly moisvery little beyond the groove in which tened with clean water, The vessels the cutter is made to more'. The screws, made use of in this business are made of &c. are now broughi to act fairiy upon wood, heated by steam introduced the wood; and the carriage being drawn through a leaden pipe, from a boiler. through iis course, cuts off a slice, or Specimens of this imitation of statuary shaving. The carriage is returned back, marble, may be seen at No. 12, Picket.

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street. Hitherto the plaster-cast has sides is to be placed a pan, five or six been valued for the facility it afforded of inches deep, of cast-iron, of size to cover producing cheap, correct, and faithful, the whole, witte rims to rest on the copies of the finest works of the chisel; sides, but leaving a sinall space of about but it possessed no other advantages: its half an inch vacant fiom each side bea' colour wis unfavourable, it was liable to low: the pan is to be raised above the soil from the touch, and from dust, and basis, so as to leave an aperture throughits fragility and softness rendered it next out, of about an inch and a half; at the to impossible to clean it. The present end of the furnace, opposite to the fireinvention is said completely to obviate grate, the aperture will terminate in a these disadvantages, and the subject of flue of brick, or iron, to convey the it may be regarded as an intermediate smoke into the chimney of the house, step hetween the plaster-cast, and the which flue should be furnished with a reexpensive marble. It possesses the beau- gister: a plate projecting from the lower tiful whiteness and transparency of the end of the pan, will form the top of the finest statuary marble, and at the same fire-place, of eighteen inches by six or time scarcelý yielding to it in hardness eight; the sides will be formed of fireand durability. It is not affected by the bricks; the back made likewise of firemoisture of the dampest apartment; is brick, will ascend towards the top, in a less liable to soil, and as easily cleaned as sloping direction under the pan. А marble.

frame of iron is to be placed to receive

the door or front, which is to be about MR. JOHN CRAIGIE's, (CRAVEN-STREET, eighteen by sixteen, so as to cover the

LONDON,) for un Improved Kitchen ash-pit four inches, and to be about Fire-place.

twelve inches above the grate for the Mr. Craigie's invention, by which full fire-place, in front of which there should two-thirds of the fuel now used will be be an inner grate, tive or six inches high : saved, consists in the application of the this door must have in the lower part of powers of an air-furnace, to give heat it, that is, at about one inch and a half externally, and in using sand iron, or from the bottom, a suuall door of about other dense bodies, to receive and retain three inches wide by two in depth, 10 such heat, to be employed for various furnisi air through the ash-pit. The iron useful purposes. A description of a fire- pan hemg filled with dry sand, will form place upon the smallest scale, is as fol. a sand-bath, with heat suitficient, accordo lows: The foundation is of stone, or ing to the depth to which the vessel is brick, four feet in length by two feet placed in it, for all ordinary purposes; eight inches in breadth, and about and being once beated, will retain the twenty inches in height: at one end in heat for a considerable time, especialling the front is to be placed the chimney- if the doors are kept close shur: the plate grate, eighteen inches wide and six or front will serve for broiling or trving. deep. On the foundation, in the centre, Roasting may be performed in high perat nineteen inches distant from each fection, before the door in front, even other, are to be raised two sides, in with the door shut; an oven for baking stone or brick, the whole length thereof, may be fixed at the flje. In roasting, a about eight inches in height : on these hre-screen should be used.

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Including Notices of Works in Hund, Domestic and Foreign. Authentic Communications for this Article will always be thankfully received, He third volume of Dr. Cogan's practise every moral virtue. These dislogical Treatise on the Passions and Af the theological and moral character of fections of the Mind, will be published the Jewish dispensation. A subsequent in the month of Sep!ember ensuing. disquisition, on the peculiar excellencies This volume contains two disquisitions of christianity, respecting the moral naon the conduct essential to happiness; ture of wan, and the encouragement in which the beneficial influence of vir- given his

exa tod desires tue,' and the nature of moral obligatioil, and expectations, will conclude the are particularly considered: and also works. (wo disquisitions on religion, as con Mr. WILLIAM GIFFORD is engaged taining the most powerful inducerents to

new edition of Ben Junson's MONTHLY Alag, No. 202.






Wurks, with additional notes and illus- gonometrical and barometrical measuretrations.

ments. Mr. Bowyer's Conjectures on the New Mr. H&WETSON, author of the drama Testament, which have for many years of the Blind Boy, Fallen Minister, Wil. been extremely scarce, are reprinting liam Tell, &c. has in the press a transfrom a copy presented to the editor bylation of Eliezer and Nephithaly, a posto the bishop of Durham, and enriched humous work of the late Chevalier Flowith additional notes by the late Rev. rian, from the Hebrew; which will be Dr. Henry Owen. The new edition published early next month. will also include the Conjectures of Mr. D. Mann, many years in official Mr. Stephen Weston, and of Professor situations in New South Wales, is preSchulz.

paring for publication the Present PicMajor Price, of the Bombay estan ture of that Colony, intended as supple. blishinent, will shortly put to press, Chro- mental to the accounts of Collins, and nological Memoirs of Mohammedan His- others, bringing them down to the pretory, from the earliest period to the sent time. It will be illustrated with a establishment of the house of Teymur, Plan of the settlement, and other en. in Hindoostan,

gravings. The Rev. Mr. Poulet has nearly ready The superiority of iron for roofs in lieu of for press a Father's Reasons for being a wood, in strength, durability, and expense, Christian.

is exemplified in a roof lately constructed Two volumes of Sermons, by the late by the Aberdare Iron Company, and put Rev. TuEOPHILUS LINDSEY, will be pub- up at Newport, Monmouthshire. It lished in the first week of August. covers a building 40 feet long, and 21

The Familiar Introduction to the Arts feet wide over the walls, and consists of and Sciences, announced some time since seven main couples, two leading couples, by the Rev. Thomas Rees, will, at his and wall-plating, all of cast iron, wrought desire, and on account of his own avo iron laths, screw-pins, &c. total weight 'cations, be completed forthwith by the 2ton, 4cwt. 2grs. 2016. being sufficiently Rev. J. JOYCE.

strong to sustain the heaviest stone tile of Mr. D. M. CRIMMIN, of the Middle this country, and is in itself lighter than one Temple, is engaged upon a Translation of wood, of which substance there is not of Aristotle's Dissertation on Rhetoric. one particle. The main couples are It will form an octavo volume.

inade in three pieces, the collar or tie. Mr. CHARLES PHILLIPS, of the Mid. beam of which forms part of a circle, dle Temple, will speedily publish the thereby giving much more head-rooma Loves of Madelaine and St. Aubert, a than is possible with wood, and holes tale, partly founded on fact.

are left in the same for the purpose of The gentleman who some time since, fixing ceiling-joists, making an handsome under the signature of John SMITU, pub- covered ceiling; it requires neither sidelished An Examination of the Gospels pieces nor rafters, the wrought-iron laths respecting the person of Jesus, is about being a substitute for both. The whole to publish an Examination of the Pro. roofing, after being fitted together, and phecies, selected from the most eminent taken to pieces again, at Aberdare iron. expositors.

works, was put into one waggon, and A translation of HUMBOLDT'S Account conveyed to Tredagar iron-works, there of New Spain, has been announced as unloaded into a train-waggon, and taken in the press, and nearly ready for pube down the Sirrowy tram-road, through sir C. lication. This valuable work comprises, Morgan's park, to Newport, in twenty-four researches into the geograpliy of Mexico; bours, a distance of thirty-six miles. It the extent of its surface and its political was then fitted together again, and fixed division into intendaucies; the physical on the walls completely ready for the riler aspect of the soil; the actual population; in less than five hours, who, having no stale of agriculture; manufacturing in- laths to prepare or naii on, can tile a dustry, and commerce; the canals which roof in lialf the time it could be done on might be carried from the Atlantic to one constructed of wood. They are apthe Pacific Ocean; the revenues of the plicable to buildings of all sizes, can be crown; the quantity of metals which has put up at a much less expense per square flowed from Mexico into Europe and than any other, and are, of course, fan Asia, since the discovery of the New more durable. Continent; and the military defence of The two following facts connected with New Spain: and will be accompanied by the migration of swallows, have been physical and geographical Maps, found- communicated by a correspondent to a ed on astronomical observations, and tri, respectable contemporary publication :

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