Liberpool section

1892 Journal of the Society of Chemical Industry  
CIlLTICAL XOTES 0s TIIK C I l l~S I l C A l~ TKCII-SOLOGY OF I X D I A -l t~~I 3 l i l~l t~ IIP IIUIIEI(T 1.. TKIiIi\-, 1'.I.C. IT ia pcrhups supcrfluous to sny tlint tlic grciitcr pnrt of our imliorts of riiblicr, cppcciiilly from South Aiiicricu uiid \Vest J\fricii, coi:ic to I.ivcrliool. S o tloulit the stnri~gc-looki~i~ 11111qis of mutcriiil \vliicli coinc untlcr iuorc or less biirbiirouu iillnics to tlic uuctionccr's Iiniu~~~cr, iirc ftiinilinr to mniiy business turn. 'I'lio ~i i~t i i r n
more » ... 'lio ~i i~t i i r n l Iiistory of this rnw riilibcr docs not ninterially coiiccrii the iiicrchiit hut nitlicr the iunnufncturcr, tliougli it must Iic coiifcsscil tlint it \roulil not tiikc tho iiicrcbnut loiig to lciirii nll that tho nvcnigo Inniiufnctiircr knows on tlic subject. To liegin with, tlic quc6tion of future supldy, i t iony Iio iifikid wlictlicr this is incrliuiistiblc, or wlictlier tlicrc is iiny tlniigcr of tlic niw iiiutcriid fiiiliog us. 'I'liis iiiuy lic riiitwcrcil liy tlic stntciiicnt tliiit iiltlioiigli 20 yciirs ngo tlicrc wits i t fccliiig itkin to uiisicty on this score tlic diseovcry iii recent yccira thut tho Iiitsin of the Oriuoco in Xortlicrn Ilruxil CoiitiiiuR vnst forests of iiuworkcd trccs llilS scrvcd to dinsipiitc this iiiisicty. 'l'h steps iilco ttikcii by tlie I iidiiiii atid Colouiiil ollicinls in conjuuctioli with licw tit lio~iio i i i intcrcsting our Consiils iuid Coloriinl Covcriiors i i i tlic iuiittcr liirvc bccii, to fioiiic cstciit, iiistIu111c1i1111 iii iivcrtiiig tlio tlirciitciictl cnliiiiiity. Forcsts of trces lire iio l o i i p x dcciiiiiitcd, but III'C tiililictl in II ~iictlioiliciil iiiiiiiiicr, nu11 youiig trccs nru cvcrywliere bciiig ~iliiiitcd. TI10 nccliiuitisntioii of tliu Ifcuctt llru:ilit~t.vw, of l'nni, is licing currictl out in Ihst Africa, atid ~iotnbly i i i tlic C.!liiirtluur Forest iii Upiicr 11idiii. Coloninl-growii riiblicr tlocs not us yet cuter into coriipetitio~i iii the opcu iiiiirkct with tlic ortliuury ~)rotluct, yet niiiiip1cs of iubbcr froin you~ig trccfi Iicivo bccn rcccircd for csniiiinution. I t st riick ~i i e tliiit tlicro WLH II luck of tcnrilo strciigtli nlro~it II r;nt~~plo of I'mi growu in Alcrpi, aiitl I slinll uwiiit futiiro siiinplcs with iiitcrcst. It ifi iiiipovtniit tliiit wlicro rulilicr trccs iiro tniiirplniitcd the cliiiiiitic colitlitious ~ilioultl coiiicitlo 11s iiciirly 11s possible. Soi~.ic tloiilrt lins bccii us~i~cnscd 11s to wlictlii~ tho Soiitli Aiiicricnii trco will ever conio to uiutiirity iu Ccylon, wlicre it liiin been plu~itetl. Ilow uro \YO to oxpluiu tlic dilrcroiicc Iictwceu I' inliintl " ciuil " r i p rivw " l'iirii riilibcr, cxccpt IIY refidtinp from cliiniitic conditions. Tho snnic spccicn of trec yields tlicin both, but wliilc the trccfi yiclciiog tlic fornicr grow on p t i u l l y niibncrged lnnd iii tlic uciglihourliood of I'nni, tho latter is dcrivcd froin trees growing o n tho hill sides of tho Amuzon tributnrics. S o tloubt siicli insliinccs iniglit bc iuultiplied in tlic ciisc of otlicr trecs. Unilcrtukiiiga iu forestry lire iiot u s n rule cs~icctctl to yicltl iiiiy iiniiictliiitc rctiirii, biit cvcii if Coloiiiiil-gro\vii riibbtr ilocr iiot turn out tho S U C C~R Y ~~nticipntctl, the iiiiittcr is crrtiiiiily of niiflicicnt iinportnnce to wnrruiit die iittcntioii it Iins rcccivcd. Of coursc shoiild niiy pnrtinl fitoppngc of fiiiplily occur tliroujih fuiliirc of trccs, " triidc coriicrs" or otlicrwisc, it would ~criously cripplc not only nn iinportnnt iiitliistry itself, I~i i t ~I P O tlic iiunicroiis tnitlcs-iind iirc they iiot leyioii ?--wIicrc nibbcr iii souie foriii or otlicr fiiicls ii~ipliei~tioii. I t Iius fiiil, wc hiivc still tlic virnt forcrts tlcscrilictl liy Stiiiilcy 11s csisting in Cciitnil Africii to f d l hick iipoii. Anyoiic, Iiowcvcr, proposiii~ this iniist .be set dowii ns Iiciiig 1:iincutably tlcficiciit in kiiowlctlgc of tlic siilijcct, for tlicre is very littlc riililicr to bc obtiiinctl iii Africn tbiit ciin coiiiliiirc nt nll with that from llrnzil. 'l'liiit tlicrc lire good iiiitl tlry qiiiilitics obtriinetl froin Aliitlugusciir. ~loxnnibii~iic, nntl tlic Ciiiiiliiiiii const I do not t h y , but tlic ninjority of tho Africnn riiblicr, cs~icciiilly tliiit froin ccrtnin tlistricts of tlic Congo h~siii, !Y siidly tlcficicut in tc'iisilo strciiptli, und cotittiiiis ii~puritics in t l i~ s l i n p of rcsiiis iiiid nlbuiucii which iirc nlinost entirely iibwiit froin tlic riibbcr of tlic I\NUEOII uiitl Oririoco bnsioa. Why this slioultl be, why tliu nibbcr iuilk of dircreut spccicv of trccs slioultl viiry so iiiiicli in its pliysiciil properties, wlicii the Iiydrociirboii i t d f is nlweys of similur coiii~iositioii, liirs iiot yet liccn cxplniiicd, rind tlic cxpl:iiintioii is likcly to Iic rcrnrtlcil owiiig to tlic tlilHciilt~ of Icccliing tlie milk in its niitiiml condition iiftcr its iirriviil in civiliscd ~iiirts. 'l'lio following tiniily~cs of rulilicr-milk Inny bc of iiitcrcst.
doi:10.1002/jctb.5000111204 fatcat:lgsewsin5vbb5awjcipafa3iza