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inventions: AMERICAN SCIENTIFIC le Lape IMPROVEMENTS. NUMBER I. THE ADVOCATE OF IN DUSTRY AND ENTERPRISE, AND JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL AND OTHE NEW-YORK. THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1845. CATALOGUE OF AMERICAN PATENTS VOLUME I. ISSUED IN 1844. IMPROVED RAIL-R0 AD CARS. CLASS 1-Agriculture, including Instruments and Operatvons. THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, Bee Hives-Improvement in Bee Hives by Aarou E. James, Point Pleasant, Va., Jan. 6th. Do. Samuel & J. D. Cope, Damascusville, Ohio, Feh. 8th, Do. George B. West, Fairfield, Ohio. April 20th. Do. James A. Cutting, Haverhill, N. II. June 24th. Do. Jacob D. Fulkerson, Unity. Ohio, July lst, Do. Oliver Reynolds, Webster. N. Y., Dec. 4th. Bee Palaces, Lemon Hamlin, Kirkersville, Ohio, July 13th. Improvement in Churns-George W. Cook. St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 28th. Do. Harmess Bently, Ballston, N. Y., April 20th. Do. Jason B. Schermerhorp, New York, June 5th. Do. Thomas Ling, Portland, Me., Aug. 21st. Corn and Cane Cutters-Jacob Peck, Oakland, Penn., Aug. 28th. Corn Fodder, Cutting and Crashing-Rudolph Miller, York, Penn., Oct. 3d. Corn-Sheller-Willium McAll, Talladega, India- na, April 13th. Cultivator-Robert Nelson, West Point, la., Jan. 15th. Cultivator-William Dyzert, Gettysburg, Pena.. Aug. 16th. Cultivator Teeth-James Birdsall, Hamorton, Penn., Nov. 9th. Fruit-gatherer-Alexander McWilliams, Wash- ington, D. C. March 13th. Harrow, sward-cutting-Dennis Rice, Rowe, PUBLISHED EVERY TIHURSDAY MORNING, AT NO. 11 SPRUCE STREET, NEW YORK, NO. 10 STATE STREET, BOSTON, AND No. 21 ARCADE, PHILADELPHIA, (THE PRINCUPAL OFFICE BEING IN NEW YORK,) Br RUFUS PORTER. Each mumber will be fornished with from twa to five ori- final Engravings, many of them elegant, and illestrative of Nee Iunentions, Scientifie Principlex, anl Curious Works; and will cantain, in addition to the most intereating news of passing events, general untienes of the progress of Mechanie- al and other Scientific Improrements, American and Fo- reign Improvements and Inventions; Cntalogues of Aneri- can Patents: Scientifie Essays, illostrative of the principlos of the aciences of Mechanies, Chemistry and Architocture ;: efal information and instruction in vncious Arts and Trades: Curious Philosophical Experiments: Miscellane- nga Intelligence, Music and Poetry. This paper is expecially entitied to the patronage of Me- chanics and Manufacturers, being the only paper in Ameri- ca, devoted to the interests of those classes; but is particu- larly nseful to farmers, as it will not only apprise them of improvements in agricaltural implements, but instruct them in various mechanical trudes, and guard them against impo- sitinns. As a family newspaper, it will convey more use. fal intelligence to children nnd young people, than five tinues its cost in school instruction. in favnur of this paper, is that it will be worth two dollar nt the end of the year when the volume is complete, (Old vulumes of the New York Mechanie, being now worth double the original cost, in chah.) TTRMS.-The "Srientific American " will be furnished to subscribera at $2,00 per annum,-one dollar in alvunce, and the balance in six months. Five copies will be sent to one address six months, for four dollars in advance. Any person procuring two ur more subscribera, will be en- titled to a comn.iasion of 25 cents each. There is, perhaps, no mechhanical subject, in which improvement has advanced so rapidly, within the last ten years, as that of railroad pas- senger cars. eastern roads, and be will find it difficult to convey to a third party, a correct idea of the vast extent of improvement. Some of the most ele- gant cars of this dass, and which are of a capacity to accommodate from sixty to eighty passengers, and run with a steadiness hardly equalled by a steamboat in still water, are manufactured by Davenport & Bridges, at their estalblishment in Cambridgeport, Mass. The manufacturers have recently introluced a variety of excellent improvements in the construction of trucks, springs, and connections, which are calculated to avoid atmospheric resistance, secure safety and convenicnce, and contribute case and comfort to passengers, while flying at the rate of 30 or 40 miles per hour. that our readers may be enabled to appreciate more fully the progress of improvements in this inmportant branch of mechanism. Let any person contrast the awkward and uncouth cars of '35 with the superbly splendid long cars now running on several of the Another important argument We purpose to give a particular description of these improvements, accompanied with saitable engravings, in our next number, Hulling Clover Machines-A. B. Crawford, Woo- ster, Ohio, Dec. 31st. Hulling and Pearling Rice-Jacob Groat, Troy, N. Y., July 11lth. Mowing, Grain Cradles-William A. Wood and GREAT IMPROVEMENT IN LITHOGRAPHIC PRINT- Mass., May 17th. BURNING WELL.-A correspondent of the Cleve- LOWELL AS IT WAS AND AS IT Is; By Rev. HENRY A. MILES, is a neat 18mo of 234 pages just land Plain Dealer, gives an account of a burning ING.-A very important improvement has been made issued by Powers & Bagley, Lowell. It is full of well that may be seen at Southington Centre, in facts of general interest, Merrimae Company (whose dividends are so often all but 24 feet through sand-stone, quick-sand and precision and regularity of pressure is obtained as quoted) employs 1250 women, whose average earn- ings considerably ezceed $2 eaclı per week above the cost of their board. The laboring men average 85 odor, accompanied by a rushing sdund, was perceiv- impressions of designs, or about 1,000 copies of lith- cents per day above their board; fifty-six overseers receive $2 each per day with occasioual preiniums. (These are the reduced wages we hear of.] None lamp into it. are employed under fifteen years of age. man is retained a day afiei she 1s knowu of licentious conduct, but not one in a hundred is ever discharged for any such cause. running time is 12 hours 10 minutes per day, which is too long and should be shortened, but the average working time of each hand is but ten hours and a half. In the Boott Mills, a careful arcouut of working time has been kept, and it appears that 106 girls averaged 267 days each in a year and 10 hours 8 minutes per day, each being paid according to her work, and all are paid in cash every inonth,- taking with him the wood for the handles, and the not one farthing in store orders, or barter of any machinery used for the purpose. Brooms inade kind. The average earnings of the women in all the factories, including novices, is $1,93 per week be- sides their board. Mauy girls who lhave been school e achers gladly take places in the inills, as the pay s higher here, and the work lighter, though the hours are longer. No one has lost a sixpence of exporied thitlher in large quantities.-Er. her earnings in the Lowell factories since the first was started. The girls have about $100,000 in the Savings Bank. -Such is the condition of the Laboring Class in the principal Manufacturing town in America. quantity of hay (froın a field where it was in cocks Granted that it is not all it should be-that it imight for stacking) rise rapidly into the air. There was and should be improved-it is still true that no where else does a Laboring class of equal numbers time : however the hay continued to ascend until it earn so much, year by year; no where else are they apparently passed through the clouds, which were so constantly employed, comfortably situated and sailing high at the time. After the lapse of a few adequately rewarded. Let those who would over- throw this state of things go to work and huild up something better, or show how it may be done. Until they bave some crude notions of this sort, ought they not to cease their incessant warfare on American Manufactures ?-Trilune. in the lithographic printing machine by a young French engineer named Nicolle, by which the same Trumbull county, Ohio. The well is 91 feet deep, We learn from it that the hard rock, which the augur used for boring could by the common hand-press. By the common litho- not penetrate. When it was withdrawn, a pecutiar graphic process, not more than from 200 to 250 good Ichn C Loveland, Hoosick Falls, N. Y. Nor Wife, Children and Friends. 13th. Mowing, Harvesting Machines-George Esterly, If the stock of our bliss be in stranger hands vested, The fund, ill secured, oft in bankruptey ends; But the heart issues bills which are never protested, When drawn on the firm of-wife, children and friends. ed. Suspecting the presence of inflammable gas. ographic writing, can be obtained in twelve hours; Mr. Wannemaker. the owner of the well, lowered a by this new machine, which is also worked by hand, Heart Prairie, W. T., Oct. 22d. Mowing, Hemp Cradles-Grifin Reynolds, jun. as many as 2,000 of the former, and 20,000 of the A violent explosion that did some in- jurv to the by-standers, was the consequence, and latter, can be obtained within the same period of Washington, Ky., May 30th. the gas still continues to burn. buretted hydrogen. Mowing, Reaping Machines-William F. Ketch- um, Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 18th. Improvement in Ploughs-John Thompson, Rip- No wo- De guilty It 1s duubtlean cat- Lime. Though valour still glows in life's dying embers, The death-wounded tar, who his colours defends, Drops a tear of regret as he, dying, remembers How blest was his home with-wife, children and A SENSIBLE HORSE.-One of the truck horses of Mr. Hinds was unloosed for a minute or two, from ley, Ohio, April 17th. the trucks, a few days since, in this city, when, on the driver looking around for him, behold he was missing. It was an hour or two, before the driver The average Do. Aaron Smith, Bloomfield, Mich, May 6th. Do. Jonathan Mooers, Hazeltou, Penn, July lst. Do. Anthony Taylor, New Garden, Ohio, Dec. 19th. NEW ARTICLE OF EXPORT.-We are told that a Yankee broom maker in Ohio has leased some twelve Iundred acres of bottoni land, on the Scioto river, near Columbus, and planted the entire plot in broom corn, with a view to export the crop to Eng- could discover his whereabout. It was very myste- land, where he intends to proceed himself, and en- gage extensively in the manufacturing of brooms, flights of fancy. IHowever, he was ac last found in frieuds. Plough, adjusting-William R. Allan, Browas- ton, Ky., Jan. 31st. Plough, combined-Harvey Crown, Payson, Iil., March 9th. Plough, double-Aaron Smith, Bloomield, Mich. May 10th. Plough, excavating ditehes-Janies Herbert, La- grange, Ia., April 13th. Plough, gathering weeds under the furrow slice- The soldier, whose deeds live immortal in story, Whon duty to far distant latitude sends, With transport would barter whole ages of glory For one happy day with-wife, children, and friends. rious, he being a steady beast, and not subject to the sumith's shop, where he was wont to have his shoes repaired. The smith said the horse entered from the American broom corn are so tnuch superi- and took the usual stand for shoeing. Upon exam- or, for varions uses, to any thing to be had in Eng- ining his feet he found one shoe off, which he sup- land, that they have becone, within a few years plied. That horse is a sensiale beast. past, quite a favorite in that country and are now The day-spring of youth, still unclouded by sorrow, Alone on itself for enjoyment depends; But drear is the twilight of age, if it borrow No warmth from the smile of-wife, children, and THE PROPERTIES OF ZINC.-Professor Farraday, Dudley Hills, East Hartford, Ct. Oct. 7th. as we are informed in the London Athenæum, has paper. Plough, wheel-Israel Long, Bucyrus, Ohio, March 9th. friends. EXTRAORDINARY PHENOMENON.-The inhabit- made this metal the subject of many interesting ex- ants of the village of Moulton were greatly astonish- ed on Saturday last, at observing a considerable properties on being melted and poured into water, nectady, N. Y., Feb. 20th. Let the breath of renown ever freshen and nourish The laurel which o'er the dead favourite bends, O'er me wave the willow, and long may it Bourish, Bedewed with the tears of-wile, children, and friends! Potato-Diggers-Archibald C. Ketchum, Sche- He has discovered that it assumes new periments. Rake, grain-Benoni F. Partridge, Onondaga, N. Y., March 13th. Rattoon and Cane Cuters-Robert Lauve, Pla- quemines, La., Sept. 17th. Seeding, corn planters-Thomas H. Hoskings, Crawfordsville, Ia., Jan. 20th. Seeding, planting machines-Dierck Brewer, Pe- the metal becoming very malleable and soft, losing none of its tenacity, but still capable of being spun into the finest wire, pressed into any required form, not the slightest breeze of winud perceptible at the or rolled into any thinness desired. This promises to be a very useful discovery. Attraction. Attraction is a curious power, miuntes it again appeard like a small black streak in the cloudy vapour, where it continned to form a most novel and extraordinary sight for ten or fifteen from Syria, has been presented to the National In- minutes, when it gradually descended again to the earth.-Linconshire Chronicle. A SPECIMEN OF VEGETABLE SILK, raised from seeds received from Italy, which came originally tersburg, Tenn., April 4th. That none can understand : Its infoence iy every where- In water, air and land; It keeps the earth compact and tight, As though strong balts were through it; And, what is more mysterious yet, It binds us mortals to it. Seeding, seed planter-Loea Pratt, Amherst, N. H., April 25th, and Richard J. Gatling, Murfreesbo- stitute. Some of the seeds have been forwarded to Florida to the Hon. D. Levy, for the purpose of be- rough, N. C., May 10th, ing cuitivated. Seeding, seed planters-U. Kilburn, Lawrence- ville, Penn., and F. Haines, Marietta, Penn., Dec. 31st. MAKING ARTICLES IN HORN.-The handles for knives, razors, and other articles inoulded in lhorn, been commenced around the dangerous falls in the are thus made: The horn is first cut into appropri- Columbia river, at Willamette, by Dr. McLauglin, lightning appears to be occasioned by the combustion ate pieces with the saw, and when heated, these are prepared with a knife or spoke-shave, to the general form and size required; after which the pieces are pressed into moulds. Au idea of the mould will be conveyed by imagining two dies or pieces of melal, complete the work in two years, at a cost of thirty parallel on their outer surfaces, and with a cavity thousand dollars. His charter, procured from the sunk entirely in the one, or partially in each, gccor- Oregon Legislature is for twenty-one years, It is being forced together by the whole weight of the ding to circumstances: it is made either straight, said that the improvenment which will be effected in atinosphere, greatly constrict each other; but their Me., Anril 10th. carved, twisted, rounded, bevelled, &e., of it is en- graved with some device, according to the pattern of of the canal will. of itself, fully reward the commu- acquired. A centrifugal force being thus established, the work to be produced. The pressure is applied nity for the privilege conferred by the Legislature. to the dies by enclosing them in a kind of clamp made with a strong pair of nut crackers, but with a powerful screw at the end opposite to the joint ; the mould, dies, and horn. are dipped into boiling water or a few minutes, and then screwed as fast as possi- singularity of his sitters. A certnin man eame to produced by that portion of the sonorous circle Sth. ble immediately on removing the sam about twenty mninutes the work is ready for fioish- all included in a fumily piece. It was but one ing: some handles are made of two pieces joinesd to- thing," said he, and that is the portrait of my first gether. IMPROVEMENT IN OREGON-Already has a canal CAUSE OF SOUND IN THUNDER.-Thunder is one of the consequences resulting from lightning, and Me., Nov. 18th. Seeding, sowing machines-Ean Fisk, Fayette, You throw a stone up in the air, And down it comes-ker-whaek ! The centrafugal easts it np- The centripetalback. My eyes! I can't discover how One objeet 'traets another; Unless they love each other, lke A sister and a brother, Smut Machine-Meredith Mallory, Mount Mor- ris. N. Y. Jan. 20th. Smut Machine-Jacob W. Brown, Mount Airy, an American citizen. Its length will be about hall of some of the inflamable particles of air; or accor- a mile, part of the way through a solid bed of pri- mitive rock, und the fall in the entire distance will ding to more recent opinions, of a condensation of be about thirty-five feet. The projector expects to aerial matter conduciug to electricity, by which in N. C. Feb. 28th. either case, a vacum is created. The sorrounding atoms which remaia uninfluenced by this change, 2oth. Do. James M. Clarke, Strasburg, Penn., March Do. Samuel Scammon and R. Nason, Waterville, elastic nature causes them immediately to expand, and by this enlargement their sonorous property is 30th. Do. Elisha S. Snyder, Charleston, Va., April the navigation of the Columbia, by this construction I know the compans always points Direetly at the pole: Some say the north star causes this, And some say-Symms's Hole ! Prehaps it does--prehaps it don't, Prehaps some other cause; Keep on prehapsing-who can solve Attraction's hidden laws 7 Do. Henry B. James, Mount Holly, N. J., May 17th. Do. Abraham Straub, Milton, Penn., May 17th. Do. Elisha W. Young, Parkman, Ohio, June 5th. Do. Thomas H. Nelson, Harriaburg, Penn., June it acts in all directions alike; but as the eircle ex- tends, its propulsive power becomes gradually dim- PORTRAIT PAINTING.-A portrait painter in large inished, till at last its presaure is no longer felt, nor practice might write a pretty book on the vanity and sound created. The rumbling noiso of thander is Do. James W. Webster, Luray, Va., June 5th. Do. John Pagin, Michigan City, Ia., Aag. 19th. Do. Jacob Groat, Troy, N. Y., Nov. 9th. Straw-Cutter-William Hovey, Worcester, Mass. Feb. 19th. Do. Hiram M. Smith, Richmond, Va., Feb. and in Copely, and had himself, his wife and seven children which strikes upon the earth, whence it becomes condensed : and, being lntercepted in its upward course by dense masses of vapor, it is again reflected, "But," said theand this alternate motion and reverbration continue, urtist, "ahe is dead you know, sir; what can I do? until the interuption ceases, or the original force is she is ooly to be admitted us an angel." Oh, no! exhausted. Echo is occasioned also by reverbration wife-for this one is my second." A ly lights on a 'lasses cup- Attraction bids him woo it, A SMOKE FILTER FOB LOCOMOTIVES.-An in- vention, which promises to be one of great utility, not at all," answered the other: "she must come in has been recently made by Mr. J. P. Deimpfil, a French gentleman, of inuch scientific talent.The added, but some timo elapsed hefore the person came invention consists of "an attachment" to the chim- ney of a locomotive, dividing it by a partition in Lwo parts or pa-sages, upward and downward, with a fly- Copely." he said; "an accilent befell my second intoxicating liquors, for which nobody ought to wheel at the bottom of the downward draft, and a layer of gravel or aand underneath the wheel. The hrr likeness ucluded in the family picture." The 200 pipes of gin, 100 puncheona of rum, 2000 pipes; Y June 5th. top of the chimney is closed, and the smoke and painter complied-the likeness was introduced-and half and quarter pipes of Madeira wine, 3000 caska cinders pass upward through one passnge to the top. the husband looked with a glance of satisfaction on then descending through the other, (a strong draught being made by the revolution of the fly- wheel, which is put in motion by the steam.) and all the refuse of the smoke pipe is retained by the accordingly, and had to bring an acrion at law to grand filter, and the heated air again passes into the obtain payment for the portraits which he had obli- merchants are also rudely put a stop to. furnaces. from one cloud to ahother.- Webster's Principles of 20th. Sound. Aud, when he's in, sttrection keeps The chap from paddling through it. Attraction lures the sot to drink, To all his troubles drowo; But when his legs give way, he falls, And 'traction keeps him down. Do. Eliakim Tay lor, Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 12th, Do. Ezra Taylor, Monroe, N. Y., Nov. 6th. Threshing Machine-Luther & Ezra Whitman, as a woman-no angels for me." The portrait was LIQUOR BURNTT.-Among the property destroyed by the late fire, in this city, was a large quantity of Winthrop, Me, March 20th. back; when ho returned, he had a stranger lady on his arm, Imust have another cast of your hand, Do. Charles W. Catheart, New Durham, Ind., April 25th, and Frederick A. Stuart, Catharine, N. wife: this lady is my third, and she is come to have mourn. Attraction is a curious power, That none can understand: Its influence is everywhere- In water, sir and land. It operstes on every thing-- The sen, the tides, the weather; And sometimes draws the sexes up, And binds them frat together. Threshing and Winnowing Machine, and Grain Separaters-Jacob V. A. Wemple, Mohawk, and George Westinghouse, Schoharie, N. Y., July 13th. Wionowing, Fanning Mill, for eleaning grain- Calvin O. Guernsey, Russia, N. Y. Oct. 12th. Winnowing, separating grain from atraw-Man ning Packard and Christian B. Packard, Clarendon N. Y., Nov. Sth. of port wine, 1000 Malaga, 1500 Marseilles, 1000 claret, and 5000 baskets of Champaigne were con- sumed. How much more that is not told of, on account of the little aympathy the tale would excite, is not known. The operations of sundry large wine his thiree spouses. Not so the lady; she renonstra- ted; never was such a thing heard of-out her pred- ecessors myst go. The artist painted them out N. Y. Euangelist. terated.-Lafe of Cupely, Family Lbrary. I bought this today. I'm not complaining, but 7€ it a lot for a newspaper...that's not even from this century...
 inventions: AMERICAN
 SCIENTIFIC
 le
 Lape
 IMPROVEMENTS.
 NUMBER I.
 THE ADVOCATE OF IN DUSTRY AND ENTERPRISE, AND JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL AND OTHE
 NEW-YORK. THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1845.
 CATALOGUE OF AMERICAN PATENTS
 VOLUME I.
 ISSUED IN 1844.
 IMPROVED RAIL-R0 AD CARS.
 CLASS 1-Agriculture, including Instruments
 and Operatvons.
 THE
 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,
 Bee Hives-Improvement in Bee Hives by Aarou
 E. James, Point Pleasant, Va., Jan. 6th.
 Do. Samuel & J. D. Cope, Damascusville, Ohio,
 Feh. 8th,
 Do. George B. West, Fairfield, Ohio. April 20th.
 Do. James A. Cutting, Haverhill, N. II. June
 24th.
 Do. Jacob D. Fulkerson, Unity. Ohio, July lst,
 Do. Oliver Reynolds, Webster. N. Y., Dec. 4th.
 Bee Palaces, Lemon Hamlin, Kirkersville, Ohio,
 July 13th.
 Improvement in Churns-George W. Cook. St.
 Louis, Mo., Feb. 28th.
 Do. Harmess Bently, Ballston, N. Y., April 20th.
 Do. Jason B. Schermerhorp, New York, June
 5th.
 Do. Thomas Ling, Portland, Me., Aug. 21st.
 Corn and Cane Cutters-Jacob Peck, Oakland,
 Penn., Aug. 28th.
 Corn Fodder, Cutting and Crashing-Rudolph
 Miller, York, Penn., Oct. 3d.
 Corn-Sheller-Willium McAll, Talladega, India-
 na, April 13th.
 Cultivator-Robert Nelson, West Point, la., Jan.
 15th.
 Cultivator-William Dyzert, Gettysburg, Pena..
 Aug. 16th.
 Cultivator Teeth-James Birdsall, Hamorton,
 Penn., Nov. 9th.
 Fruit-gatherer-Alexander McWilliams, Wash-
 ington, D. C. March 13th.
 Harrow, sward-cutting-Dennis Rice, Rowe,
 PUBLISHED EVERY TIHURSDAY MORNING, AT NO. 11
 SPRUCE STREET, NEW YORK, NO. 10 STATE
 STREET, BOSTON, AND No. 21 ARCADE,
 PHILADELPHIA,
 (THE PRINCUPAL OFFICE BEING IN NEW YORK,)
 Br RUFUS PORTER.
 Each mumber will be fornished with from twa to five ori-
 final Engravings, many of them elegant, and illestrative of
 Nee Iunentions, Scientifie Principlex, anl Curious Works;
 and will cantain, in addition to the most intereating news of
 passing events, general untienes of the progress of Mechanie-
 al and other Scientific Improrements, American and Fo-
 reign Improvements and Inventions; Cntalogues of Aneri-
 can Patents: Scientifie Essays, illostrative of the principlos
 of the aciences of Mechanies, Chemistry and Architocture ;:
 efal information and instruction in vncious Arts and
 Trades: Curious Philosophical Experiments: Miscellane-
 nga Intelligence, Music and Poetry.
 This paper is expecially entitied to the patronage of Me-
 chanics and Manufacturers, being the only paper in Ameri-
 ca, devoted to the interests of those classes; but is particu-
 larly nseful to farmers, as it will not only apprise them of
 improvements in agricaltural implements, but instruct them
 in various mechanical trudes, and guard them against impo-
 sitinns. As a family newspaper, it will convey more use.
 fal intelligence to children nnd young people, than five tinues
 its cost in school instruction.
 in favnur of this paper, is that it will be worth two dollar
 nt the end of the year when the volume is complete, (Old
 vulumes of the New York Mechanie, being now worth
 double the original cost, in chah.)
 TTRMS.-The "Srientific American " will be furnished
 to subscribera at $2,00 per annum,-one dollar in alvunce,
 and the balance in six months.
 Five copies will be sent to one address six months, for
 four dollars in advance.
 Any person procuring two ur more subscribera, will be en-
 titled to a comn.iasion of 25 cents each.
 There is, perhaps, no mechhanical subject, in which improvement has advanced so rapidly, within the last ten years, as that of railroad pas-
 senger cars.
 eastern roads, and be will find it difficult to convey to a third party, a correct idea of the vast extent of improvement. Some of the most ele-
 gant cars of this dass, and which are of a capacity to accommodate from sixty to eighty passengers, and run with a steadiness hardly equalled
 by a steamboat in still water, are manufactured by Davenport & Bridges, at their estalblishment in Cambridgeport, Mass. The manufacturers
 have recently introluced a variety of excellent improvements in the construction of trucks, springs, and connections, which are calculated to
 avoid atmospheric resistance, secure safety and convenicnce, and contribute case and comfort to passengers, while flying at the rate of 30 or 40
 miles per hour.
 that our readers may be enabled to appreciate more fully the progress of improvements in this inmportant branch of mechanism.
 Let any person contrast the awkward and uncouth cars of '35 with the superbly splendid long cars now running on several of the
 Another important argument
 We purpose to give a particular description of these improvements, accompanied with saitable engravings, in our next number,
 Hulling Clover Machines-A. B. Crawford, Woo-
 ster, Ohio, Dec. 31st.
 Hulling and Pearling Rice-Jacob Groat, Troy,
 N. Y., July 11lth.
 Mowing, Grain Cradles-William A. Wood and
 GREAT IMPROVEMENT IN LITHOGRAPHIC PRINT- Mass., May 17th.
 BURNING WELL.-A correspondent of the Cleve-
 LOWELL AS IT WAS AND AS IT Is; By Rev.
 HENRY A. MILES, is a neat 18mo of 234 pages just land Plain Dealer, gives an account of a burning ING.-A very important improvement has been made
 issued by Powers & Bagley, Lowell. It is full of well that may be seen at Southington Centre, in
 facts of general interest,
 Merrimae Company (whose dividends are so often all but 24 feet through sand-stone, quick-sand and precision and regularity of pressure is obtained as
 quoted) employs 1250 women, whose average earn-
 ings considerably ezceed $2 eaclı per week above the
 cost of their board. The laboring men average 85 odor, accompanied by a rushing sdund, was perceiv- impressions of designs, or about 1,000 copies of lith-
 cents per day above their board; fifty-six overseers
 receive $2 each per day with occasioual preiniums.
 (These are the reduced wages we hear of.] None lamp into it.
 are employed under fifteen years of age.
 man is retained a day afiei she 1s knowu
 of licentious conduct, but not one in a hundred is
 ever discharged for any such cause.
 running time is 12 hours 10 minutes per day, which
 is too long and should be shortened, but the average
 working time of each hand is but ten hours and a
 half. In the Boott Mills, a careful arcouut of
 working time has been kept, and it appears that 106
 girls averaged 267 days each in a year and 10 hours
 8 minutes per day, each being paid according to her
 work, and all are paid in cash every inonth,- taking with him the wood for the handles, and the
 not one farthing in store orders, or barter of any machinery used for the purpose. Brooms inade
 kind. The average earnings of the women in all the
 factories, including novices, is $1,93 per week be-
 sides their board. Mauy girls who lhave been school
 e achers gladly take places in the inills, as the pay
 s higher here, and the work lighter, though the
 hours are longer. No one has lost a sixpence of exporied thitlher in large quantities.-Er.
 her earnings in the Lowell factories since the first
 was started. The girls have about $100,000 in the
 Savings Bank.
 -Such is the condition of the Laboring Class in
 the principal Manufacturing town in America. quantity of hay (froın a field where it was in cocks
 Granted that it is not all it should be-that it imight for stacking) rise rapidly into the air. There was
 and should be improved-it is still true that no
 where else does a Laboring class of equal numbers time : however the hay continued to ascend until it
 earn so much, year by year; no where else are they apparently passed through the clouds, which were
 so constantly employed, comfortably situated and sailing high at the time. After the lapse of a few
 adequately rewarded. Let those who would over-
 throw this state of things go to work and huild up
 something better, or show how it may be done.
 Until they bave some crude notions of this sort,
 ought they not to cease their incessant warfare on
 American Manufactures ?-Trilune.
 in the lithographic printing machine by a young
 French engineer named Nicolle, by which the same
 Trumbull county, Ohio. The well is 91 feet deep,
 We learn from it that the
 hard rock, which the augur used for boring could by the common hand-press. By the common litho-
 not penetrate. When it was withdrawn, a pecutiar graphic process, not more than from 200 to 250 good Ichn C Loveland,
 Hoosick Falls, N. Y. Nor
 Wife, Children and Friends.
 13th.
 Mowing, Harvesting Machines-George Esterly,
 If the stock of our bliss be in stranger hands vested,
 The fund, ill secured, oft in bankruptey ends;
 But the heart issues bills which are never protested,
 When drawn on the firm of-wife, children and friends.
 ed. Suspecting the presence of inflammable gas. ographic writing, can be obtained in twelve hours;
 Mr. Wannemaker. the owner of the well, lowered a by this new machine, which is also worked by hand, Heart Prairie, W. T., Oct. 22d.
 Mowing, Hemp Cradles-Grifin Reynolds, jun.
 as many as 2,000 of the former, and 20,000 of the
 A violent explosion that did some in-
 jurv to the by-standers, was the consequence, and latter, can be obtained within the same period of Washington, Ky., May 30th.
 the gas still continues to burn.
 buretted hydrogen.
 Mowing, Reaping Machines-William F. Ketch-
 um, Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 18th.
 Improvement in Ploughs-John Thompson, Rip-
 No wo-
 De guilty
 It 1s duubtlean cat-
 Lime.
 Though valour still glows in life's dying embers,
 The death-wounded tar, who his colours defends,
 Drops a tear of regret as he, dying, remembers
 How blest was his home with-wife, children and
 A SENSIBLE HORSE.-One of the truck horses of
 Mr. Hinds was unloosed for a minute or two, from ley, Ohio, April 17th.
 the trucks, a few days since, in this city, when, on
 the driver looking around for him, behold he was
 missing. It was an hour or two, before the driver
 The average
 Do. Aaron Smith, Bloomfield, Mich, May 6th.
 Do. Jonathan Mooers, Hazeltou, Penn, July lst.
 Do. Anthony Taylor, New Garden, Ohio, Dec.
 19th.
 NEW ARTICLE OF EXPORT.-We are told that a
 Yankee broom maker in Ohio has leased some
 twelve Iundred acres of bottoni land, on the Scioto
 river, near Columbus, and planted the entire plot in
 broom corn, with a view to export the crop to Eng- could discover his whereabout. It was very myste-
 land, where he intends to proceed himself, and en-
 gage extensively in the manufacturing of brooms, flights of fancy. IHowever, he was ac last found in
 frieuds.
 Plough, adjusting-William R. Allan, Browas-
 ton, Ky., Jan. 31st.
 Plough, combined-Harvey Crown, Payson, Iil.,
 March 9th.
 Plough, double-Aaron Smith, Bloomield, Mich.
 May 10th.
 Plough, excavating ditehes-Janies Herbert, La-
 grange, Ia., April 13th.
 Plough, gathering weeds under the furrow slice-
 The soldier, whose deeds live immortal in story,
 Whon duty to far distant latitude sends,
 With transport would barter whole ages of glory
 For one happy day with-wife, children, and friends.
 rious, he being a steady beast, and not subject to
 the sumith's shop, where he was wont to have his
 shoes repaired. The smith said the horse entered
 from the American broom corn are so tnuch superi- and took the usual stand for shoeing. Upon exam-
 or, for varions uses, to any thing to be had in Eng- ining his feet he found one shoe off, which he sup-
 land, that they have becone, within a few years plied. That horse is a sensiale beast.
 past, quite a favorite in that country and are now
 The day-spring of youth, still unclouded by sorrow,
 Alone on itself for enjoyment depends;
 But drear is the twilight of age, if it borrow
 No warmth from the smile of-wife, children, and
 THE PROPERTIES OF ZINC.-Professor Farraday, Dudley Hills, East Hartford, Ct. Oct. 7th.
 as we are informed in the London Athenæum, has
 paper.
 Plough, wheel-Israel Long, Bucyrus, Ohio,
 March 9th.
 friends.
 EXTRAORDINARY PHENOMENON.-The inhabit- made this metal the subject of many interesting ex-
 ants of the village of Moulton were greatly astonish-
 ed on Saturday last, at observing a considerable properties on being melted and poured into water, nectady, N. Y., Feb. 20th.
 Let the breath of renown ever freshen and nourish
 The laurel which o'er the dead favourite bends,
 O'er me wave the willow, and long may it Bourish,
 Bedewed with the tears of-wile, children, and friends!
 Potato-Diggers-Archibald C. Ketchum, Sche-
 He has discovered that it assumes new
 periments.
 Rake, grain-Benoni F. Partridge, Onondaga, N.
 Y., March 13th.
 Rattoon and Cane Cuters-Robert Lauve, Pla-
 quemines, La., Sept. 17th.
 Seeding, corn planters-Thomas H. Hoskings,
 Crawfordsville, Ia., Jan. 20th.
 Seeding, planting machines-Dierck Brewer, Pe-
 the metal becoming very malleable and soft, losing
 none of its tenacity, but still capable of being spun
 into the finest wire, pressed into any required form,
 not the slightest breeze of winud perceptible at the
 or rolled into any thinness desired. This promises
 to be a very useful discovery.
 Attraction.
 Attraction is a curious power,
 miuntes it again appeard like a small black streak in
 the cloudy vapour, where it continned to form a
 most novel and extraordinary sight for ten or fifteen from Syria, has been presented to the National In-
 minutes, when it gradually descended again to the
 earth.-Linconshire Chronicle.
 A SPECIMEN OF VEGETABLE SILK, raised from
 seeds received from Italy, which came originally tersburg, Tenn., April 4th.
 That none can understand :
 Its infoence iy every where-
 In water, air and land;
 It keeps the earth compact and tight,
 As though strong balts were through it;
 And, what is more mysterious yet,
 It binds us mortals to it.
 Seeding, seed planter-Loea Pratt, Amherst, N.
 H., April 25th, and Richard J. Gatling, Murfreesbo-
 stitute. Some of the seeds have been forwarded to
 Florida to the Hon. D. Levy, for the purpose of be- rough, N. C., May 10th,
 ing cuitivated.
 Seeding, seed planters-U. Kilburn, Lawrence-
 ville, Penn., and F. Haines, Marietta, Penn., Dec.
 31st.
 MAKING ARTICLES IN HORN.-The handles for
 knives, razors, and other articles inoulded in lhorn, been commenced around the dangerous falls in the
 are thus made: The horn is first cut into appropri- Columbia river, at Willamette, by Dr. McLauglin, lightning appears to be occasioned by the combustion
 ate pieces with the saw, and when heated, these are
 prepared with a knife or spoke-shave, to the general
 form and size required; after which the pieces are
 pressed into moulds. Au idea of the mould will be
 conveyed by imagining two dies or pieces of melal, complete the work in two years, at a cost of thirty
 parallel on their outer surfaces, and with a cavity thousand dollars. His charter, procured from the
 sunk entirely in the one, or partially in each, gccor- Oregon Legislature is for twenty-one years, It is being forced together by the whole weight of the
 ding to circumstances: it is made either straight, said that the improvenment which will be effected in atinosphere, greatly constrict each other; but their Me., Anril 10th.
 carved, twisted, rounded, bevelled, &e., of it is en-
 graved with some device, according to the pattern of of the canal will. of itself, fully reward the commu- acquired. A centrifugal force being thus established,
 the work to be produced. The pressure is applied nity for the privilege conferred by the Legislature.
 to the dies by enclosing them in a kind of clamp
 made with a strong pair of nut crackers, but with a
 powerful screw at the end opposite to the joint ; the
 mould, dies, and horn. are dipped into boiling water
 or a few minutes, and then screwed as fast as possi- singularity of his sitters. A certnin man eame to produced by that portion of the sonorous circle Sth.
 ble immediately on removing the sam
 about twenty mninutes the work is ready for fioish- all included in a fumily piece. It was but one
 ing: some handles are made of two pieces joinesd to- thing," said he, and that is the portrait of my first
 gether.
 IMPROVEMENT IN OREGON-Already has a canal
 CAUSE OF SOUND IN THUNDER.-Thunder is one
 of the consequences resulting from lightning, and Me., Nov. 18th.
 Seeding, sowing machines-Ean Fisk, Fayette,
 You throw a stone up in the air,
 And down it comes-ker-whaek !
 The centrafugal easts it np-
 The centripetalback.
 My eyes! I can't discover how
 One objeet 'traets another;
 Unless they love each other, lke
 A sister and a brother,
 Smut Machine-Meredith Mallory, Mount Mor-
 ris. N. Y. Jan. 20th.
 Smut Machine-Jacob W. Brown, Mount Airy,
 an American citizen. Its length will be about hall of some of the inflamable particles of air; or accor-
 a mile, part of the way through a solid bed of pri-
 mitive rock, und the fall in the entire distance will ding to more recent opinions, of a condensation of
 be about thirty-five feet. The projector expects to
 aerial matter conduciug to electricity, by which in N. C. Feb. 28th.
 either case, a vacum is created. The sorrounding
 atoms which remaia uninfluenced by this change, 2oth.
 Do. James M. Clarke, Strasburg, Penn., March
 Do. Samuel Scammon and R. Nason, Waterville,
 elastic nature causes them immediately to expand,
 and by this enlargement their sonorous property is 30th.
 Do. Elisha S. Snyder, Charleston, Va., April
 the navigation of the Columbia, by this construction
 I know the compans always points
 Direetly at the pole:
 Some say the north star causes this,
 And some say-Symms's Hole !
 Prehaps it does--prehaps it don't,
 Prehaps some other cause;
 Keep on prehapsing-who can solve
 Attraction's hidden laws 7
 Do. Henry B. James, Mount Holly, N. J., May
 17th.
 Do. Abraham Straub, Milton, Penn., May 17th.
 Do. Elisha W. Young, Parkman, Ohio, June 5th.
 Do. Thomas H. Nelson, Harriaburg, Penn., June
 it acts in all directions alike; but as the eircle ex-
 tends, its propulsive power becomes gradually dim-
 PORTRAIT PAINTING.-A portrait painter in large inished, till at last its presaure is no longer felt, nor
 practice might write a pretty book on the vanity and sound created. The rumbling noiso of thander is
 Do. James W. Webster, Luray, Va., June 5th.
 Do. John Pagin, Michigan City, Ia., Aag. 19th.
 Do. Jacob Groat, Troy, N. Y., Nov. 9th.
 Straw-Cutter-William Hovey, Worcester, Mass.
 Feb. 19th.
 Do. Hiram M. Smith, Richmond, Va., Feb.
 and in Copely, and had himself, his wife and seven children which strikes upon the earth, whence it becomes
 condensed : and, being lntercepted in its upward
 course by dense masses of vapor, it is again reflected,
 "But," said theand this alternate motion and reverbration continue,
 urtist, "ahe is dead you know, sir; what can I do? until the interuption ceases, or the original force is
 she is ooly to be admitted us an angel." Oh, no! exhausted. Echo is occasioned also by reverbration
 wife-for this one is my second."
 A ly lights on a 'lasses cup-
 Attraction bids him woo it,
 A SMOKE FILTER FOB LOCOMOTIVES.-An in-
 vention, which promises to be one of great utility, not at all," answered the other: "she must come in
 has been recently made by Mr. J. P. Deimpfil, a
 French gentleman, of inuch scientific talent.The added, but some timo elapsed hefore the person came
 invention consists of "an attachment" to the chim-
 ney of a locomotive, dividing it by a partition in Lwo
 parts or pa-sages, upward and downward, with a fly- Copely." he said; "an accilent befell my second intoxicating liquors, for which nobody ought to
 wheel at the bottom of the downward draft, and a
 layer of gravel or aand underneath the wheel. The hrr likeness ucluded in the family picture." The 200 pipes of gin, 100 puncheona of rum, 2000 pipes; Y June 5th.
 top of the chimney is closed, and the smoke and painter complied-the likeness was introduced-and half and quarter pipes of Madeira wine, 3000 caska
 cinders pass upward through one passnge to the top. the husband looked with a glance of satisfaction on
 then descending through the other, (a strong
 draught being made by the revolution of the fly-
 wheel, which is put in motion by the steam.) and
 all the refuse of the smoke pipe is retained by the accordingly, and had to bring an acrion at law to
 grand filter, and the heated air again passes into the obtain payment for the portraits which he had obli- merchants are also rudely put a stop to.
 furnaces.
 from one cloud to ahother.- Webster's Principles of 20th.
 Sound.
 Aud, when he's in, sttrection keeps
 The chap from paddling through it.
 Attraction lures the sot to drink,
 To all his troubles drowo;
 But when his legs give way, he falls,
 And 'traction keeps him down.
 Do. Eliakim Tay lor, Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 12th,
 Do. Ezra Taylor, Monroe, N. Y., Nov. 6th.
 Threshing Machine-Luther & Ezra Whitman,
 as a woman-no angels for me." The portrait was
 LIQUOR BURNTT.-Among the property destroyed
 by the late fire, in this city, was a large quantity of Winthrop, Me, March 20th.
 back; when ho returned, he had a stranger lady on
 his arm, Imust have another cast of your hand,
 Do. Charles W. Catheart, New Durham, Ind.,
 April 25th, and Frederick A. Stuart, Catharine, N.
 wife: this lady is my third, and she is come to have
 mourn.
 Attraction is a curious power,
 That none can understand:
 Its influence is everywhere-
 In water, sir and land.
 It operstes on every thing--
 The sen, the tides, the weather;
 And sometimes draws the sexes up,
 And binds them frat together.
 Threshing and Winnowing Machine, and Grain
 Separaters-Jacob V. A. Wemple, Mohawk, and
 George Westinghouse, Schoharie, N. Y., July 13th.
 Wionowing, Fanning Mill, for eleaning grain-
 Calvin O. Guernsey, Russia, N. Y. Oct. 12th.
 Winnowing, separating grain from atraw-Man
 ning Packard and Christian B. Packard, Clarendon
 N. Y., Nov. Sth.
 of port wine, 1000 Malaga, 1500 Marseilles, 1000
 claret, and 5000 baskets of Champaigne were con-
 sumed. How much more that is not told of, on
 account of the little aympathy the tale would excite,
 is not known. The operations of sundry large wine
 his thiree spouses. Not so the lady; she renonstra-
 ted; never was such a thing heard of-out her pred-
 ecessors myst go. The artist painted them out
 N. Y. Euangelist.
 terated.-Lafe of Cupely, Family Lbrary.
I bought this today. I'm not complaining, but 7€ it a lot for a newspaper...that's not even from this century...

I bought this today. I'm not complaining, but 7€ it a lot for a newspaper...that's not even from this century...