The Skull of St. Andrew Stolen

1848 Scientific American  
Philadel phia, communicates the fo llowin g information to that paper. Being on business in the West'a few months since, I bl'came acquainted with the inventor of a new motive power for machinery, which is destined to produce no little sensation among the theorists in �atural Philo80phy. If the invention is not the disooverJ of a new mechanical power, it is at least such a combination and application of known ones, that it may well be called the discovery of a new power. The inventor's name is
more » ... homas Kealey, Esq., lormerly from New York, but for several years past he has been, and now is a resident of Rollin, Lenawee, Co., Michigan. The motive or propelling power which Mr. Kealey has invented is �btained by means of weights, cords, and pulleys, connected by an ingenious contrivance with two heavy pend· ulums, suspended upon either side of the frame work of the machine. Across the tops of the pendulums are arms connecting with others which are attached to a balance-wheel and as one pendulum swings to the right, cau· sing the balance wheel to revolve halfaround the other pendulum than swings to the left,
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican05061848-258b fatcat:7kr656th3rejppv5mjrj57ptxm