The Dissociation of Chlorine

1879 Scientific American  
J titutifit �lUtritau. 1 7 7 detained in the ice at this point 264 days, but were released on July 18, and passed East Cape into Behring Straits on the 20th. Such is the story of our voyage. ventor utterly fails to appreciate the real value of foreign bath or in a bath of molten lead. The operation consists in fields of operation. The opportunities offered at home are heating the bulb until it acquires a constant temperature, large enough to satisfy his ambition; and be does not know which is
more » ... dicated by the non-appearance of air bubbles at what he could do with foreig'u patents it he had them. The the orifice of the side tube wbich is plunged under water; more enlightened of our inventors, however, are finding out the stopper is then removed, the weighed quantity of sub: the impolicy of such indifference to European markets; and stance introduced and allowed to fall into the bulb, the stop-"I fully accomplished the object for which the expedi· before many years the neglect to take possession of them per quickly reinserted, and the end of the side tube then ·tion was sent out by Dr. DiCkson-namely, a practical will form the exception and not the rule. brought under the measuring vessel; directly air ceases to proof of the existence of a Northeast passage. Then the Our national redress. therefore, against the lawful appro-issue from the extremity of the tube, the stopper is re-Asiatic coast was followed and St. Lawrence Bay was priation of unpatented American inventions abroad, and the moved, and the air thus collected is afterward measured in crossed to Port Clarence, Alaska. Thence we crossed to consequent loss to our national income, is rather through the the usual manner. In the case of substances which undergo Koniyan, dredging carefully in order to determine the enlightenment of our inventors by means of information oxidation when heated in air, the air is first displaced from formation of the bottom of the sea, many specimens of the such aR the Leip�ic consul sends, than through any attempt the apparatus by l\ current of pure nitrogen . In this man -fauna and flora being obtained. The location, breadth, ve at retaliation by the exclusion of foreign inventors, as Comner the volume of vapor, measured a t the atmospher i c te rn locity, and approximate volume of the currents of the Arctic missioner Paine is reported as favoring. The Post writer perature and pressure, generated by a known weight of sub-and Pacific Polar currents were charted and calculated. says: stance, is ascertained, and the density deduced from these Having touched at St. Lawrence Island we next proceeded to "The only practical measure of redress open to our gov-data by a simple calculation. Behring Island, where we received the first news from ernment would be to adopt a scale of fees for foreigners to Experimenting with chlorine the numbers obtained at a Europe through the resident agent of the Ala<:ka Trading cdrrespond with those charged to American inventors. 'fhis temperature about 6200 C. agreed with those required on the Company. The fossil remains on Behring IsI'lnd are of im
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