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F O W L ER’S PATENT

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CUT OF FOWLER'S ENGINE, WINDLASS, AND WATER-CART.
ENGINES purchased for Steam Ploughing can also be used for any other operation the Farmer may wish. They are all made to move themselves by
Steam from field to field, or place to place, requiring but one or two horses in the shafts to steer them. The Ploughs are so constructed as to be
adjusted to any width of Furrow, and they can also be used as a Subsoiler, Trenching Plough, and Scarifier.

FOR FURTHER PARTICULARS, ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUES AND PRICES, APPLY TO
JOHN FOWLER, JUN., 28 CORNHILL, LONDON, E.C.
SCOT T'S

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OF.-The Patentee will either dispose of the Patent or grant Licences to any party wishing to manufacture, or would join a person with capital to carry out the Patent.

Address, A. Z., MECILANICS' MAGAZINE Office, 166 Flertwhich entirely extracts the Seeds of "COUCH,” “TWITCH,” “SPEAR,” or “HAIR” GRASS

street.

(163) and other impurities from PERENNIAL AND ITALIAN RYE-GRASS, &c.,

PATENT GRASS SEED SEPARATOR,

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SCOTT'S PATENT CARROT SEED BEARDING

BYSOMES & SIMTS.
CLOVER AND TREFOIL MILLING OR DRAWING MACHINE,
which effectually removes the beard from Carrot Seed, rendering it fit for sowing with facility by
drill or otherwise, and by the separation of abortive or diseased grains vastly increases its vegetative
per centage. By a slight modification it is applicable to the other purposes before mentioned.

These Machines were admittedly the most novel, and, at the same time, the most useful and
mportant to the Farmer of any exhibited at the late SMITHFIELD CLUB SHOW.
They may be seen at work at the Establishment of the Manufacturer,
Mr. T. MIDDLETON, Engineer, Southwark.

RANSOMES AND SIMS, Communications to be sent to the Patentee, J. SCOTT, 111 Drummond Street, Eyston Square, AGRICULTURAL & GENERAL ENGINEERS

IPSWICH, London, N.w.

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IRONFOUNDERS.
STEAM CULTIVATION.

LONDON OFFICE : 31 Essex STREET, STRAND, W.C.

(165) CHANDLER AND OLIVER

BRASSEGNGINE and BOILER FITTINGS...
Water-Gauges for

26/, 307, 33/ each. H CAVE much pleasure in being able to state that they are now prepared to execute orders for their

With Guards, 327, 37,6 PATENT STEAM WINDING ENGINES AND PLOUGHS, for Cultivating Land by Steam.

Gauge and Pet-Cocks, from 3/6 each. The WINDING TACKLE can be fitted to Engines of any maker, and the Plough can be made to take any kind of Whistles, with

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4 inch bell. apparatus necessary for Cultivating the Soil, such as Scarrifier Tines or Broad Shares, &c. Any Engine now used by

50/ each, Farmers can be fitted with the Tackle. It is light and simple, and an ordinary Farm Labourer can work it.

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1276, 18/6, 267, 457,

Blow-off Cock for Portable Engines, 12/6 each. The Engine can be used for Thrashing without taking the Ploughing Tackle off, not requiring more than three or Oil Cups, of all kinds, from 18/ per dozen. four horses to take it from place to place.

Ball Clacks, Balls, Cages, and sets complete. These Engines are very useful for Pile Driving or Drawing Ballast up inclined planes ; at the same time they can be Forsyth's Safety Boiler Plugs, 12/6 and 18/ cach. used for Pumping. Farmers will find them most useful for all purposes.

WILLIAM WALLER, Uddingston, by Glasgow, Messrs. CHANDLER and OLIVER are prepared to receive orders 'for separate Windlasses, which are light and

(214) simple, and generally useful.

Pubbshed by RICHARD ARCHIBALD BROOMAN, At the For further Information apply to

MECHANICS' MAGAZINE Office, 166 Fleet-street, in the Parish

of St. Danatan'sin-theWest, in the County of Middieses; and ROBERT CHANDLER, ENGINEER, BOW, NEAR LONDON,

printed by JAMES JUDD, of 14 Holford square, Pentonville in

ibe County of Middlesex, and HENRY ALEXANDER GLASS Or Mr. OLIVER, Farmer, Hatfield, Herts.

at their Otice, 38A New Bridge alreet, in the Parish &$!

in the City of London - Friday, Jaly ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUES WITI PRICES, WILL BE READY STORTLY.

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Anne's Blackfriar
1859,

Journal of Engineering, Igricultural Machinerg, Manufactures, and Shipbuilding.

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The escaping into the Smoke-boxes of Locomotive

AND (Registered for transmission abroad.)

[EDITED BY R. A. BROOMAN AND E. J. REED.) VOL. 3.- NO. 28. LONDON : FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 8, 1859.

PRICE, FOURPENCE. (New SERIES.]

By Post 5d.. PRINCIPAL CONTENTS.

TO SHIPBUILDERS, SHIPOWNERS, CAPTAINS, &c. ART & SON, MALLEABLE IRON. LEADERS :

PAGE

THE ANCHOR COMMITTEE AFFIRM FOUNDERS, 4 Vine-street, York-road, Lambeth. The Iron Steam Frigates or Rams

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** TROTMAN'S PATENT ANCHOR"

Orders for Mallcable Iron Castings executed within a The Decimal System 17

week. to be superior to all others, possessing Thirty-Five Per

(77) The Education of Mechanical Workmen

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Cent. more Holding Power than either Porter's or Roger's, A Lord on Labour... 19

TO INVENTORS. and equivalent in all respects to ordinary Anchors of 28 per Society of Arts

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cent. greater weight. Money-making at the Royal Mint.-No. V...

21 "This appeared to the Committee of vast importance INDIA-RUBBER APPARATUS The Sewing Machine

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to the Shipping Interests, &c." ** Literature

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(Vide their Official Report, 1853,“ On the relative merits

OF EVERY KIND MADE TO ORDER.
Van Hecke's System of Ventilation

23 of different descriptions of Anchors," sanctioned and apGibson's Patent Steering Apparatus

24 proved by the Admiralty.) Shand and Mason's Steam Fire-engines

24
THE ANCHOR COMMITTEE

L. J. LAVATER, INDIA-RUBBER MANUFACTURER,
Samuel Nicholson's Patent Paddlewheel Condensers
Nominated by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

441 Strand, London, W.

(302 for Marine Engines

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"to investigate and determine the relative merits, of Royal Agricultural Society's Show.

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Anchors," in compliance with a requisition from the prin. INVENTORS, ENGINEERS, AND OTHERS. Boat Lowering Apparatus

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cipal Shipowners, Underwriters, &c., of the United N Application of Artificial-Light in Photography

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Kingdom.

Assistance in Practically Arranging Inventions, con"The Armstrong Gun

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Rear-Admiral the Hon. Sir M. Stopford, K.C.B., Chair- triving Machinery, Preparing Drawings, Tracings, &c. The Great Eastern

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man. Lord Carlingford on the Griffith's Screw. 27

Address, M. E., 9 Parliament-street, Westminster. Capt. Superintendent Charles Hope, R.N., Her Majesty's

27 Proceedings of Societies..

(304) Dockyard, Sheerness. Our Weekly Gossip

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Captain George Rodney Munday, R.N., Her Majesty's

FOR SALE.
Abridgod Specifications of Patents

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Ship " Nile."

WO SELF-A'CTING PLANING Provisional Protections

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Jonathan Aylen, Esq., R.N., Master Attendant, Her Patent Applied for with Complete Specification ........ 32

MACHINES, nearly new, two feet stroke, working on Notices of Intention to Proceed with Patents...

Majesty's Dockyard, Sheerness.
32 James Tonkin, Esq., Master, R.N., Her Majesty's Ship 24 inch Shafting, Binding, &c.

excentric wheels, with Top Driving Apparatus. Also, some List of Sealed Patents

32

“ Waterloo," 120 guns. Patents on which the Third Year's Stamp Duty has

Address, SCHAUB AND GODFREY, William Schaw Lindsay, Esq., M.P., &c., &c. been paid 32

129. Great Charles-street, Birmingham. (306) List of Specifications

Duncan Dunbar, Esq., Chairman of General Shipowners' 32

Society : Do. Mercantile Marine Board, London. Member Prices Current of Metals.. 33

TO MANUFACTURERS, THE ENGINEERING, of the Committee of "Lloyd's Register" of Shipping, &c. List of Miscellaneous Tenders Invited and Engage

MECHANICAL, & BUILDING TRADES GENERALLY.

, Esq., of ments open 33

ESSRS. BOOTH Register" of Shipping, &c. OYAL William Drew, Esq., Member of the Mercantile Marine Registers for Public and Private Sales of all kinds of JOB

LOTS, Surplus Stock, Stores, Tools, Implements, &c., &c., Patron, H.R.H. the PRINCE CONSORT. of Shipping, &c.

(either Old or New,) beg to call the attention of all parties ENTIRE CHANGE of ENTERTAINMENT.

William Phillips, Esq., Member of the Committee of to the only medium established of the kind, and to state Mr. MALONE RAYMOND, the celebrated Illustrator of “ Lloyd's Register” of Shipping ; General Shipowners' that they are prepared to receive consignments of any Irish Life and Manners, will deliver his Humorous Lecture Society, &c.

weight, bulk, or value, and of any class of Goods for entitled an “ HOUR in IRELAND and OTHER LANDS," Lloyd's Register” of Shipping ; General Shipowners' stamps, at the BUILDING TRADES REGISTRY OFFICES:

George Marshall, Esq., Member of the Committee of immediate Sale. Full particulars may be had for two every Evening, except Wednesdays, at a Quarter past Eight. Society, &c.

(established 1857,) 13 EASTCHEAP, LONDON, E.C. The DISSOLVING VIEWS.-Scenes in ITALY, FRANCE, THE INTERNATIONAL JURY AT PARIS

Public Sales by Auction are held Weekly, on Every AUSTRIA, on the RHINE, &c.

TUESDAY, at ONE O'Clock, and for the present at the LECTURES on CHEMISTRY and NATURAL PHILOAlso awarded this Invention the First Class Medal, 1855.

BUILDERS' SALE GROUNDS, (established 1858, 23 and SOPHY.

24 MARYLEBONE ROAD, REGENT'S PARK, W. The OXY-HYDROGEN MICROSCOPE.

Licensed Makers of Trotman's Improved Anchors:

Catalogues by Post for One Stamp. Advances on Nev The St. GEORGE'S CHOIR every Wednesday Evening,

Messrs. Hawks, Crawshay, and Sons, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Goods. All communications are held private and con at Eight.

John Abbott and Co., Park Works, Gateshead, (308)

fidential.

(204) Durham, COTTON SUPPLY ASSOCIATION.

J. and E. Lumsden, Strand Iron Works, Sunder TO RAILWAY COMPANIES, CONTRACTORS, TRIAL OP COTTOX GINS. land,

AND OTHERS.
the INDIAN

N. Hingley and Sons, Cradley and Netherton Iron
Works,

VEORGE NEIGHBOUR and SONS,
CHURKA.-All persons intending to submit gins for
Proctor and Taylor, Milbank Forge, Hartlepool,

OIL MERCHANTS, competition at the above trial, must forward them to the

Henry Wood and Co., Goree Piazzas, Liverpool, Particularly invite attention to their PATENT ARGAND offices of this Association on or before the 19th day of July

Wood Brothers, Chester, Wolverhampton, and LAMP OIL, for Railway Roof and Signal Lamps; also to next, after which day no gin will be received.

Stourbridge,

their EXTRA-REFINED ENGINE OIL, for Locomotive The trial will take place on Tuesday, the 26th day of July.

R. Wight and Sons, Iron Works, Sunderland and and Machine purposes. Prices forwarded on application. Further particulars may be obtained by application at the

Seaham, effices of the Cotton Supply Association.

127 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, W.C.
Pow and Fawcus, 49 Lr. Shadwell, London, and Agent at MANCHESTER-E. S. ROGERS, 33 Cannon
G. R. HAYWOOD, Secretary.
North Shields,

Street.
| Newall's Buildings, Manchester.
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(281) John Gilbert, Cradley Heath, Staffordshire. ,

DEPÔTS, TETROPOLITAN BOARD of WORKS.

GREAT REDUCTION IN THE COST OF STEAM GEORGE WOOD & Co., 14 Fore-st., Limehouse, London,

POWER. MAIN DRAINAGE of the METROPOLIS.

and at 4 Goree Piazza, Liverpool. SOUTHERN HIGH LEVEL SEWER.-TO BUILDERS,

temperature of the products of burnt CONTRACTORS, and Others.-The Metropolitan Board of

JOHN TROTMAN, Works hereby give notice, that they will MEET at the

PATENTEE, 42 CORNHILL, LONDON. and Portable Engines is upwards of 800°. DUNCAN, Council Chamber, Guildhall, in the City of London, on

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GWYNNE, and C. WYE WILLIAM'S PATENT HEAT Friday, the 22nd day of July inst., at Twelve o'clock at

DIFFUSERS, placed in the Tubes, will utilize about 400° noon precisely, and will then be prepared to open TEN

•TO STEAM SHIP BUILDERS, ENGINEERS, TOOL of the heat, convert it into an equivalent of working steam, DERS by parties who may be willing to CONTRACT for

MAKERS, IRON MASTERS, AND OTHERS. and reduce the temperature to about 350° or 400°. the CONSTRUCTION of MAIN BRICK SEWERS, Nine

HE ADVERTISER, who has had consi- of the value of the fuel saved by the use of their simple

The Patentees are prepared to accept for Royalty a part Miles 2,940 Feet in length, or thereabouts, aud for the ex derable experience in Marine Engineering and Iron ecution of other works in connection therewith, to extend Shipbuilding, and who is an expert Draughtsman, is dc

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appliances. from Deptford Creek to High-street, Clapham. Also, a sirous of meeting with a permanent Engagement as London

Every information may be had on application to the Branch to extend from the Broadway, Deptford, to the Agent, Manager of a Shipbuilding Yard, or to act in any Wharves, Strand, w.C., London.

Manyfacturers, GWYNNE & CO., Engineers, Essex-street point of junction with the Effru Sewer, in Croxted-lane, capacity in which ample knowledge of Mechanical Details

(251) Dulwich; and for the maintenance of such works in com and a large connexion among Engineers, Ship Owners, and plete repair for twelve calendar months. others, might be rendered available. The Advertiser hav.

NGINEERS' TOOLS FOR SALE.—A Parties desiring to submit Tenders may, upon payment ing also been much engaged in working out some impor

Superior SELF-ACTING SLIDE and SCREW-CUTof £3, obtain plans, sections, specification, form of tender, tant patented inventions, would undertake to further the

TING LATHE, 7 in. centre and 7 ft. bed. A Ditto, 7 in. and other particulars, on application at the Office of the objects of those having property of this kind, either to dis

centre and 9 ft. bed. A PUNCHING and SHEARING Board, between the hours of Nine a.m. and Four p.m. pose of or to bring into operation. Apply by letter, to

MACHINE, for f in. plates. Two Ditto for g in. plates, Tenders addressed to the Metropolitan Board of Works, M. E., MECHANICS' MAGAZINE Office, 166 Fleet-street. (250)

and Two Ditto for #in. plates. VERTICAL DRILLING must be delivered at the Office of the Board, No. 1 Greek

MACHINE; PILLAR and BENCH DRILLS; HALEY'S street, Sobo, before Four o'clock p.m., on Thursday, the 21st day of July inst., and no Tender will be received after

TO ENGINEERS, ARCHITECTS, PATENT

and other LIFTING JACKS; RACHET BRACES, &c. that hour.

AGENTS, &c.

Apply to PAGE and CAMERON, 64 Old Broad-st., E.C., London.

(285) The Board do not bind themselves to accept the lowest PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE HIGHEST CLASS or any Tender, and the party whose Tender shall be ac

TORTON'S GOSSAMER CARTRIDGES, cepted will be required to provide two approved sureties moderate rate of charge. Reproductions of faultless accu

FOR MILITARY FIRE-ARMS. for the due performance of the work.

racy, of Machinery, Models, Drawings, &e. Orders at-
E. H. WOOLRYCH, Clerk of the Board.
tended to in town and country. Estimates forwarded.

These Cartridges are Manufactured by Mr. JAMES

LEETCH, Gunmaker, 68 Margaret-street, Regent-street, No. 1 Greek-street, Soho, July 2, 1859. (305) SPENCER, READ, & Co., 4 Agar-street, Strand. W.C. (90 and by Daw, of Broad-street.

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TO THOSE ISSUING ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUES OR CIRCULARS.

OP

BIRM

JOHN HENDERSON PORTER,

WOOD ENGRAVING.
ENGINEER AND CONTRACTOR,
PATENTEE OF VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF

0. STEVENS, IRON BUILDINGS, BRIDGES, ROOFS, AND FLOORS,

10 GOUGH-SQUARE, FLEET-STREET,

Undertakes the preparation of Illustrated Catalogues and IRON BUILDING AND ROOFING WORKS,

Circulars, for Engineers, Agricultural Implement Makers,

Ironmongers, Birmingham and Sheffield Warehousemen, GAS STREET, BIRMINGHAM.

and others, and from considerable experience in illustrat

ing mechanical journals, can ensure accuracy of detail both RAILWAY, SHIP, AND BUILDERS IRONWORK OF ALL KINDS.

in the Drawing and Engraving. This is secured by em

ploying professed Mechanical Draughtsmen in the preparaRoofs and Bodies of Luggage Vans, Trucks, and Coal Tanks, Casks, and Barrels.

tion of the Drawings on the Wood Blocks.
Waggons.
Iron Wheelbarrows, Cart Bodies, &c.

ESTIMATES FURNISHED.
Cast and Wrought Iron Columns, Stanchions, and Girders. Hay Racks, Mangers, Sheep Cribs, and Cattle Troughs.
Ties, Straps, King-heads, Shoes, &c.
Rick Stands, and Sliding Roofs of Wrought Iron.

ADDRESS,
Iron Punts for Sugar Estates, &c., &c.

C. STEVENS,
SUBJECTS ILLUSTRATED IN LITHOGRAPHED SKETCHES.

DRAUGHTSMAN & ENGRAVER ON WOOD, The application of Corrugated Iron Roofing Plates to Roofs of Timber Framing, particularly suitable for the Colo

10 GOUGH-SQUARE, FLEET-STREET. (285 nies, Railway Carriage Sheds, and Station Roofs ; Iron Sheds for Sugar and Coffee Estates, for Manufactories, Weaving Sheds, &c.; Iron Roofs for Churches, Farm Buildings, Gasworks, &c. Iron Buildings, viz.-Warehouses, Sugar Refineries, Market Houses, Railway Stations, Stores, Dwellings, &c.,

TO BRASS FOUNDERS. erected in this country, in the East and West Indies, Egypt, China, the Cape of Good Hope, South America, and Australia.

TO BE SOLD, the Patent-right of a New and

TO
Plans and Estimates will be furnished on Application,

Highly-approved EQUILIBRIUM WATER COCK

or VALVE, suitable for Steam Boiler Feed Pipes, or any LONDON OFFICE-33 NICHOLAS LANE, CITY, E.C. (272) cases where the valve is required to be opened against

pressure.

Address H., MECHANICS' MAGAZINE Office, 166 Fleet-st., CLAYTON, SHUTTLEWORTH, AND CO., where a Drawing may be seen.

(151) OF LINCOLN,

IRMINGHAM WAGGON COMPANY 78 LOMBARD STREET, LONDON, E.C.,

(LIMITED) has RAILWAY WAGGONS for HIRE.

Apply to the Secretary, 3 Newhall-street, Birmingham. AND 36 DALE STREET, LIVERPOOL,

(276) AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL ENGINEERS,

COND
NDY'S PATENT FLUID. or NATURAL

DISINFECTANT,
And Manufacturers of Portable and Fixed Steam Engines.

Not only Deoderizes but Disinfects forfectly, and

DESTROYS FOR EVER the cause of infection. Combined Threshing Machines, which_dress the corn ready for market at

Is not poisonous, as it may be used to purify water. one operation. Grinding Mills, Saw Benches, Pumps for Irrigation and

Evolves no noxious or unpleasant gas. Cannot be misMining purposes, with all necessary gearing for being driven by steam power.

aken for any other fluid, thereby preventing death and Full particulars and estimates given on application to the above address.

disease; and is therefore the best, safest, cheapest, and C. S. and Co.'s PORTABLE STEAM ENGINES are adapted for every

most pleasant disinfectant ever introduced.

This fluid has been examined and reported upon by the parpose to which steam-power can be : pplied. When intended for winding,

Board of Health, all the most eminent Men and Chemists mey are fitted with reversible link Lction and winding gear. They are easy of removal, as may be seen by the engraving, and can be set to work

of the day, in all cases in the most satisfactory manne immediately on arrival.

possible.

The Public are recommended to use this Fluid, properl C. S. and Co. are now doing an extensive foreign and colonial business,

diluted with water, frequently and habitually in larders, and are prepared to send off engines and machinery of the before-mentioned

sculleries, dairies, musty cakes, sick rooms, close places, kinds in a few days from the date of order. They would also call attention to

&c., as it has numerous advantages, and can be used with the important reduction in prices made for the new year.

certain immediate success and perfect safety. For Exportation.---The above can be obtained through British Merchants,

Sold in Quart Bottles, 4s. ; Pints, 2s.; Half-pints, Is. ; Shippers, and Colonial Agents.

and in bulk, 10s. per Gallon. (23)

Free to Railway on receipt of Order or Stamps. (238) SCOT T'S

ALLET'S PATENT BUCKLED

PLATES.-MR. ROBERT MALLET, C.E., Inc PATENT GRASS SEED SEPARATOR,

ventor and Patentee of these Plates (now being laid for the

Floor of the New Bridge, Westminster, and applicable to which entirely extracts the Seeds of "COUCH," "TWITCH,” “SPEAR,” or “HAIR” GRASS

Bridge, Wharf, and Fire-proof flooring, and to a variety of

other important purposes) gives notice that he has withand other impurities from

drawn from this date all Licences whatsoever to manufacPERENNIAL AND ITALIAN RYE-GRASS, &c.,

ture or vend his Patent Plates, and taken the management

of the Patent exclusively into his own hands. Applications AND

for the Plates to be made to the Patentee, who has arranged

for their prompt supply, at his offices, 11 Bridge-street, SCOTT'S PATENT CARROT SEED BEARDING Westen make us, and 57 Capel-street, Dublin.

(264) CLOVER AND TREFOIL MILLING OR DRAWING MACHINE,

WILLIAM WARNE & CO., which effectually removes the beard from Carrot Seed, rendering it fit for sowing with facility by VULCANIZED INDIA - RUBBER,

Manufacturers of all descriptions of drill or otherwise, and by the separation of abortive or diseased grains vastly increases its vegetative per centage. By a slight modification it is applicable to the other purposes before mentioned.

SHEETS, WASHERS, These Machines were admittedly the most novel, and, at the same time, the most useful and

HOSE-PIPES, TUBINGS, ETC.; mportant to the Farmer of any exhibited at the late SMITHFIELD CLUB SHOW.

Sole Manufacturers of

WARNE'S PATENT INDIA-RUBBER TUBULAR They may be seen at work at the Establishment of the Manufacturer,

MATS, Mr. T. MIDDLETON, Engineer, South wark. For Doorways, Stairs, Baths, Carriages, Ships, &c., which Communications to be sent to the Patentee, J. SCOTT, 111 Drummond Street, Euston Square, are readily cleansed by water. Indestructible by damp,

never clog, require no beating, and, unlike all other Mats, London, N.W.

(48) these Mats are especially suitable for uncovered Passages,

and out of door purposes. Seat Mats, Housemaids Mats, STEAM CULTIVATION.

and Brushes for wooden and stone floors.

Sole Manufacturers of

WARNE'S PATENT MINERALISED IMPROVED CHANDLER AND OLIVER

KAMPTULICON,

Possessing advantages over all the ordinary makes, in exTAVE much pleasure in being able to state that they are now prepared to execute orders for their ceeding toughness, and flexibility, and consequent durin

bility, while neither heat nor cold has effect upon it. "The WINDING TACKLE can be fitted to Engines of any maker, and the Plough can be made to take any kind of Wiaths, 3/45, 4/45., 6/48., and 7/48. Substances, 5 do pparatus ucessary for Cultivating the Soil, such as Scarrifier Tines or Broad Shares, &c. Any Engine now used by ariners can be fitted with the Tackle. It is light and simple, and an ordinary Farm Labourer can work it.

Patentees of the Red Mineralised India Rubber-the The Engine can be used for Thrashing without taking the Ploughing Tackle off, not requiring more than three or

only Rubber not affected by Oil.

Warehouse, 9 Gresham-street West, E.C. Mills, TotThese Engines are very useful for Pile Driving or Drawing Ballast up inclined planes ; at the same time they can be tenham, N. used for Pumping. Farmers will find them most useful for all purposes.

Messrs. CHANDLER and OLIVER are prepared to receive orders for separate Windlasses, which are light and simple, and generally useful.

Apply to Mr. LEE STEVENS, C.E., 1 Fish-streethill, E.C.

(243) For further Information apply to ROBERT CHANDLER, ENGINEER, BOW, NEAR LONDON, RIC

ICHARD BAIRD, GENERAL COMOr Mr. OLIVER, Farmer, Hatfield, Herts.

MISSION AGENT, and CONTRACTOR for all des. LLUSTRATED CATALOGUES WITH PRICEB, WILL BE LRADY SHORTLY,

criptions of RAILWAY PLANT and STORES. (215)

13 DOCK-STREET, DUNDEE. (980)

MALE

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T. SUFFIELD AND CO.

Call the particular attention of SHIP-OWNERS, SHIP-BUILDERS, AND COMMANDERS OF STEAM AND SAILING VESSELS,

to the Simple and Efficient Arrangements of their PATENT PUMPS AND FIRE-ENGINES,

Both Fixed and Portable, with PATENT VALVES and other Improvements. These Pumps are free from that liability to choke which is common to other Pumps, and their Working Parts are not susceptible of derangement either from wear or from being long out of use. They pass entirely through them, with ease, any substance that may enter the Suction Pipes. The Novelties in these Pumps are their adaptation to the varied duties of Ships' Pumps ; the facilities they afford for Cleansing the Suction Pipes, and for Sounding or Examining the Valves; the readiness with which they may be used for Ventilating the Bilge, or for acting as a Syphon either for Watering the Ship, or for extinguishing Accidental Fires on board : the rapidity with which they can be converted into Fire Pumps, or be applied to the Washing of Decks; and their capability of Pumping from Several Compartments. Also, to their

MARINE ENGINE-ROOM TELEGRAPHS,
Which excelled all others in the recent series of Trials in Her Majesty's Navy at Sheerness. These invaluable instruments have been supplied and sent
to almost all parts of the world, and in no case has there been any complaint of their working.
Testimonials, bearing uniform evidence of the complete success of these Telegraphs, may be had upon application.

IMPROVED ENGINE-ROOM COUNTERS,
Suitable for testing the speed of all classes of machinery.

IMPROVED

HYDROMETERS, SALINOMETERS,
With Coolers and Dippers for same. Injection Tallow-Cocks, and various kinds of Syringes.

IMPROVED MARINE DISTILLING APPARATUS,
Which will be found both Simple and Efficient for the Distillation of Fresh from Salt Water.

IMPROVED SHIPS' WATER-CLOSETS,
Made to act when placed either above or below the water level. These Closets are simple, efficient, and mechanically arranged for their various

requirements, and are not liable to derangement.

IMPROVED STEAM COCKS, WATER GAUGES, And all kinds of Steam Fittings of the very best quality. As a large Stock of every variety of this class of goods has been much sought after, we trust the present one (especially considering it can be so readily examined in our new premises) will be fully appreciated and meet with the attention it deserves.

GRAUTOFF'S IMPROVED STEAM AND VACUUM GAUGES (For which we are the sole appointed Agents) and which after having been tested for some time, are now patronised by the Lords of the Admiralty.

Besides BOURDON's and other Guages which are also supplied by us to order.
IMPROVED STEAM WHISTLES, LUBRICATORS, LAMPS, OIL FEEDERS,

And Stores of every description are supplied by us on the shortest notice.

T. SUFFIELD & CO. Being practical Brass Manufacturers, Copper Smiths, Plumbers, Engineers, and Gun Metal Steam Cock Makers, are in a position to undertake and carry out with very great dispatch and economy all orders entrusted to them. In PAINTING and DECORATIVE Work also, lengthened experience enables them to compete most successfully with others, and they are at all times most ready to furnish estimates for this class of work when required to do so.

T. SUFFIELD AND CO.

Also respectfully solicit the attention of STEAM SHIP BUILDERS and OWNERS to their Large and Varied STOCK of

ASSORTED STORES FOR MARINE PURPOSES.

They keep a Large Stock of Goods, of their own Manufacture and from the Best Makers, constantly on view; so that by a visit to their Works Depot, much valuable time may be saved by Managers, Engineers, and other Gentlemen who may require snch Stores, together with a further saving the cast of such Articles.

DEPOT, 116 FENCHURCH STREE'l', E.C.,

(OPPOSITE MARK LANE.)
MANUFACTORY, 12 & 13 BERMONDSEY WALL, S. E.

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This Day is Published Price 9s.

WATER POISONED HYDRODYNAMICS. By W. H. BESANT, M.A., Fellow and Assistant Tutor of St. John's College, Cam

BY LEADEN PIPES. bridge.

Cambridge : DEIGHTON, BELL, and Co. London: BELL TO INVENTORS AND PATENTEES. and DALDY.

(310) Just published, in 8vo. sewed, price One Shilling, free by post.

MESSRS. HIGH SPEED STEAM NAVIGATION fection be defined in the form of a steam-ship, a Propeller, ROBERTSON, BROOMAN, & Co., or any other Mechanical Appliance? A proposition for the solution of the Scientific World, and for the consideration of the British Admiralty. By ROBERT ARMSTRONG.

Civil Engineers

“ The above engraving represents accurately a section London : E. and F. N. SPON, 16 Bucklersbury. (291)

of a leaden pipe, which was employed for a short time in Now published, 8vo. cloth, Price 7s.6d.

conveying water from a well on the grounds of Mr. Diek, THE SHRAPNEL SHELL in ENGLAND

AND PATENT AGENTS, of Bonchurch, Isle of Wight. The water has cut these and in BELGIUM, with some reflections on the use

deep pits almost through the pipe, and not only upon the of this Projectile in the late Crimean War. An Historico

(ESTABLISHED 1823,)

portion which we have illustrated, but has formed similar Technical Sketch, by Major-General BORMANN, Aide-de

chasms throughout the entire length."- Expositor. Camp to his Majesty the King of the Belgians.

London: TRÜBNER and CO., 60 Paternoster-row, (289 166 FLEET STREET, LONDON, E.C.
Third Edition. Price Is. 6d., or on Black Rollers and
Varnished, 3s, 6d.
Undertake to obtain Patents for

Poisoned Water Preventable.

BY THE USE OF GUTTA PERCHA TUBING. and Wales, and the Southern Parts of Scotland;

Inventions with all the Lighthouses, Sands, and Soundings round the Coast accurately laid down, and showing all the Railway in the United Kingdom and Foreign Countries The Gutta Percha Company have been favoured with tảe and Mail Packet communications. By J. COOPER. Also, a MAP of the BRITISH ISLES, 5 ft. 6 in. by 5 ft., mounted and the transaction generally of all Business

following letter,
on Mahogany Rollers and Varnished, price 30s. The same relating to PATENTS.
Map, on Black Rollers and Varnished, 25s.

From Dr. MURRAY, Hull.
Published by W. EVERETT and SON, 34 Bouverie
Street, City, E.C.

(179)
PROVISIONAL PROTECTIONS "It is impossible to conceive of anything more injuriou

or destructive to the health of the community than the use APPLIED FOR.

of leaden pipes for the conveyance of water. The poisonous salts of lead thereby communicated are most insidious and

subtle. I hail with gratitude the substitution of Gutta Specifications Drawn and Revised. Percha Tubing, I have had the leaden pipe of my own

house removed, and its place supplied with one of Gutta GAS EXPLOSIONS PREVENTED.

Percha. Nothing can be better. I have also recommended SE THE TUBES AND FITTINGS MADE Disclaimers and Memorandums of Alteration

it to others, who have adopted the expedient.

Prepared and Filed. commencement of gas-lighting), whose goods are all well tested, and warranted. J. R. and Co. supplied Thomas Cubitt, Esq., for all hi*

Oppositions Conducted.

Resistance of Frost. houses in Belgravia, the Queen's Palace, &c., which localit is proverbially free from gas.

CONFIRMATIONS AND PROLONGATION The Gutta Percha Company have been favoured soith the J. R. and Co. are the Inventors of the Lap-Welded Tube for Steam Boilers, and have recently obtained a Patent fo

follorcing Letters in reference to the non-conducting

OF PATENTS SOLICITED. an improvement in them.

properties of Gutta Percha Tubing, in the J. R. and Co. are the holders of the First Prize Medals

resistance of Frost. for Gas-Tubes and Fittings and Boiler Tubes.

Searches made for Patents, and copies or Abstract
WORKS:

supplied.

From J. ARMSTRONG, Esq., M.D., Gravesend. THE OLD TUBE WORKS, WEDNESBURY. THE AI WORKS, W ALL.

“ My private house, which was supplied with your WAREHOUSES : ILLUSTRATIVE AND WORKING DRAWINGS MADE

Gutta Percha Tubing some five or six years ago, has never 69 UPPER THAMES-STREET, LONDON.

FROM MODELS OR SKETCHES.

required the slightest attention; and previously, there 35 GRANBY-ROW, MANCHESTER. (168

was no winter passed that we were not deluged in con

sequence of the bursting of the leaden pipes." A NEW DISCOVERY IN WASHING HOUSEHOLD LINEN.

From HENRY BROWN and SONS, Western Works, Advice on Cases Submitted, Opinions as TO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOUT

108 Rockingham-street, Sheffield. to Infringements, &c., &c.

“We have now a positive proof of the frost-resisting It effectually cleanses the Crevices of Baby-linen, Collars,

properties of the Gutta Percha Piping. On our premises Wris Hands, &c., without the possibility of injuring the

we have a leaden Pipe and a Gutta Percha one lying side Linen or Collars. Received 500 Testimonials.

Provisional Protection for Six Months (the pre- by side. The leaden one has been completely frozen up at PRICES. No. 2 Washes 9 Shirts in from 3 to 10 minutes;

liminary step in securing a Patent), obtained least ten days, and the Gutta Percha one is still onaffected. or 4 Sheets in 5 minutes

£5 5 for the United Kingdom at a cost of £10 109 No. 3 Washes 12 Shirts in from 3 to 10 minutes ;

Personal attendance in London not necesgary. or 6 Sheets in 5 minutes 7. 11

Every Variety of Gutta Percha Article. 0.4 Washes 18 Shirts in from 3 to 10 minutes or 12 Sheets in 5 minutes

12 12 Designs for Articles of Utility and of
And all other Articles in proportion.
J.L. HANCOCK, Sole Manufacturer and Patentee,
Ornament Registered under the Mill-bands,

Flasks,
R2 Pentonville-road, London.

(37)
Designs' Act.

Tubing for Watering Bowls,
.

Gardens, &c., &c., Chamber-vessels, Soles,

Galvanic Batteries, THEODOLITES, BOX SEXTANTS, PRISMATIC and POCKET COMPASSES. Price Lists of the above articles Messrs. Robertson, Brooman, and Co. Pump-buckets,

Sheet,

Toilet-trays, sent post free, by JOHN ARCHBUTT, 20 Westminster Bridge

Sponge-bags, Road, Lambeth, near Astley's Theatre. Every article undertake (upon Commission) Orders Fire-buckets,

Curtain-rings, warranted, and the prices will be found considerably lower

Bottles, than ever before charged for articles of similar quality. for all Engineering Constructions, Rail

Talbotype-trays, Routledge's Engineers Slide Rules, 4s. 6d. each; Haw

Bosses,

Photographic Baths thorn's ditto, 58. 6d. ; Carpenters' Rules from Is. (148) ways, Locomotive and other Steam Union-joints,

&c., &c PUMPING MACHINERY. Engines, &c., &c.

MANUFACTURED BY THE manufacture and supply the following Machinery, of

GUTTA PERCHA COMPANY, the most approved construction and with all the latest improvements :-Portable and Fixed Steam-Engines and Boilers of every description ; Waterwheels, Windmill Messrs. Robertson, Brooman, and Co.,

And Sold by their Horse and Hand-power Machines; Pumping Machiner for the Supply of Towns, Cities, and Districts, and for th

Have Correspondents in France, Belgium, Holland, WHOLESALE DEALERS IN TOWN AND COUNTET.
Irrigation of Coffee, Cotton, Indigo, Sugar-cane, and Ric.
Estates, for pumping out Coffer-dams, Canals, Dry Docks,

Austria, Prussia, Portugal, United States, and
Reservoirs, &c. They also manufacture and supply the other Foreign Countries.
Pumping and other Machinery for Paper, Pulp, and Fulling

Submarine and Subterranean Telegraph Wires Insulated Mills, Breweries, Distilleries, Tanneries, Starch Works,

with Gutta Percha. Bleaching, Dyeing, and Calico Printing Works, Chemical

Silk, general. All Letters not paid will be refused. Illustrated ROBERTSON, BROOMAN, & Co., Price Lists forwarded on receipt of Six Postage Stamps.

The Gutta Percha Company, Patentees, -GWYNNE AND Co., Hydraulic and Mechanical En

“MECHANICS' MAGAZINE” & PATENT OFFICE gineers, Essex-wharf, Strand, London. For Exportation. The above can be obtained throug

18 WHARF-ROAD, CITY-ROAD, LONDON, British Merchants, Shippers, and Colonial Agents, (24) 166 FLEET STREET, LONDON, E.C. (16)

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