Obituary—Dr. Warren Rowell

1868 Scientific American  
J �itll tific !mtrtcau. 887 ries. It w�s known to be of no use for domestic purposes; it PRACTICAL RECIPES. move a shovel, which is held in position under the dredger by had never been applied to any of the great processes of smelt-WHITEWASH FOR OUTSIDE WORK.-Take of good quick-an arm, one of these shovels being attached to the lower end of ing, although attention had been called to it in various ways; lime half a bushel, slack in the usual manner and add one each elevator. As the dredger moves
more » ... along between the two and it was thought that there must be some mode by which pound common salt, half a pound of sulphate of zinc (white arrchored scows, the shovels stir up the mud and the buckets so plentiful arr article, and apparently so tempting arrd promvitriol), arrd one gallon of sweet milk. The salt and the white on the elevator scoop it up and deposit it in .. scow secured to ising a subject for the philosopher, or for the enterprising manvitriol shoultl be dissolved before they are added, when the the forward part of the dredge. The elevator runs by two ufacturer, could be brought into use." whole should be thoroughly mixed with sufficient wilter to give engines, with cylinders six by eight inches, acting independ-Such is a brief history of the worthlessness of arr thracite coal the proper consistency. The sooner the mixture is then ap-' e nt of each other. There are two main enginetl for running in Wales, before Crarre introduced his hot air blast, for smeltplied the better. the machinery and moving the dredger, with cylinders fouring iron, in 1837. Even in this late day it is not used in Eng-CHA PPED HANDS, ETc.-In this season of cold winds marr y t e en by twenty inche � __ _____ _ land for domestic purposes. In America, the first cargo of anare suff erin g from chapped harr ds, lips, and faces. The follow- The Tea Trade in New York. thracite coal was sent down the Susqueharr na in boats, and ing course will scarcely fail to cure, arr d is almost certain to , A correspondent of the Troy (N. Y. ) Times gives some inter
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