Poisonous Frying Pans

1880 Scientific American  
j Cifutifit �mtritau. 353 POISONOUS FRYING fANS. closely between the boiler and the fi ues, and, when desired, quartz veins. This, Prof. Egleston maintained, could not When our rival tea dealers began to offer badly printed to let down under the boiler, for the boiler to stand on be the case. because of their mammellar structure and chemi and gaudily colored chromos to draw custom, it was thought wben in . cal composition. Their structure is not such as would re that this form of trade
more » ... m of trade debasement had reached its lowest Another suggestion is that stoves with boiler attachments suIt from the transportation by water of the laminated gold development. The tea men of Dublin, however, have gone be cast with a straight back, so that the boiler may be re-of quartz veins . The latter, too, is often quite impure, be· on from resthetic to physical poisoning, and have distrIbuted moved at pll�asure, or used as a fruit drier. This, he thinks, ing alloyed with silver, sometimes to the extent of 66 per throughout that city large numbers of frying pans coated could easily be done by casting the back of the stove cent, while the gold of nuggets is almost perfectly pure. In with an alloy of tin and lead, the use of which has resulted straight, with the back wall in two parts, the upper section view of these considerations, and on the basis of the experi in numerous cases of serious poisoning. At a late meeting slipping in or out at will. By slightly modifying the pre ments directly to be described, Prof. Egleston proposed of the Section of Physicat and Experimental Science of the sent construction of such stoves and giving them a straight another explanation, declaring, as he said, with confi dence, Royal Dublin Society, Dr. Reynolds, the president, exhibited back, they can easily be made to take on any style of back though not without expecting to be contradicted, that the one of these dangerous frying pans, which had been sent to attachments that may be cast for them. gold in question was produced by deposition from solution. him for analysis. The pan was of the ordinary sheet iron I � �., • . , Gold, he said, had hitherto been considered by chemists as sort, b � t instead of havin � th � usual coati � g o � tin, was cov-I IIUYBRIDGE'S ZOOGYBOSCOPE. I ? n � of the most insoluble substances in nature, but in reality ered WIth an allo� very rlCh m l � ad, � akmg It exceedmgly l Our readers will recall the int e restmg illustrations of the It IS quite soluble. Sonnen stadt had shown that every ton dangerous to publIc health. On mqUlry, Dr. Reynolds had I motions of a trotting horse, drawn from Mr. E. J. Muy-of sea water contained 0'9 gramme of gold. This quantity found, he said, that large numbers of those pans were being i bridge's instantaneous photographs, which appeared in this is indeed extremely minute, but it must be remembered that prese . nted with mo � e or less large qU(lntitie � of tea t�rough I paper, October 19, 1878. The suggestion then made that the � ature is able to . compensate for this minuteness b! ?ontinu. the CIty, and he might tell them that the friend of his who, motion s of ho rse s and other animals m ight be happily ex . mg her operatIOns through thousands and mIllIons of suffered from cooking conducted in one of those pans had hibited by an arrangement of such photographs in connec. years. nearly lost her life. Her servant-a very much stronger tion With a zootrope has been carried out; and, according to I The speaker ' s own experiments continued during the last person-consumed very much more of the food that was m the San FranCIsco Gall, of May 5, a private exhibition of the
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