Sargent's Case

1877 Scientific American  
J dtutifit �mtritau. [SEPTEMBER 22, 1877. down' and the shell is thus forced upon the collet, filler, etc., TRIERS AND CO�TElII� ORARY SCIE;�� IN FRANCE, ' decision ; the �aminer of Interferen��swa:ag��� �� favor the cloth cover being at the same time turned under. Refer-To have it said that the period of his life marks an epocli of Sargent. From this decision the unsuccessful party ap ence to the section of the finished button in Fig. 3 will make in the history of his country, is perhaps as
more » ... h fame as any pealed to the Board of Examiners-in-Chief, who affirmed this clear. Nothing further remains but to attach the buttons man can hope to attain. Such, however, will be posterity's the decision of the Examiner below; and from this decision by dozens to cards, or make them up for .the market in any verdict in rt'l'cording the biography of Louis Adolph Thiers. an appeal was taken to the Commissioner of Patents in per desired attractive way. Born on April 16, 17 9 7"of humble parentage, the lapse of son. In April, 1876, the Commissioner rendered his decis-There is another variety of button belonging to the same the first twenty-five years of his life found him not merely ion, affirming those of the Examiner of In'terferences and of class as the above, but termed" silk back " in contradistinc-unknown, but struggling fcir bare existence. His abilities, the Board of Examiners-in-Chief, in favor of Sargent. tion to "iron back." The face consists of shell and cover, it is true, had shown themselves in literary contests, but his Interfering applications with Sargent's were also filed by while the back is composed of four layers, namely, a concave I political proclivities, at a time when such opinions overshadi Pillard, August 13, 1875; by Lillie, April 28, 1876; and by circ.ular piece of tagger's iron, somewhat smaller than the owed all else, barred his advancement. The period of his I Little, June 6, 1876. In all of these three last mentioned shell, a pasteboard blank, It canvas blank, and, lastly, a silk progress dates from his entrance into journalism. From the, cases, the Examiner of Interferences decided the question of back. These are put together in manner similar to that editor's chair he passed to that of the historian; from the' priority of invention in favor of Sargent. Pillard and Lillie already described, and th' en by means of a press a nipple for historian to the statesman is but a step, and on the accession' did not appeal. Little appealed successively to the Board purposes of attachment is formed on the back. of Louis Philippe, he became a cabinet minister. With his, of Examiners-in-Chief and the Commissioner of Patents in The City Button Works, of 116 Walker Street, this city, political life thence forward, which culminated in his being: person, and on both appeals the question of priority of in have courteously offered us the facilities for preparing the chosen President of the French Republic in 1871, it is not' vention was decided in favor of Sargent. The decision of foregoing description and engravings. our province to deal.
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican09221877-176a fatcat:gjues7vbafbcddgbnma5vxuy7i