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1874 Scientific American  
401 II long telescope, some forty feet in length. Mr. Rutherford ' s I then.called Cornell aside, and told him that operations must I open. The most important information, however, communi great success in solar photography, as well· as in the photo-be stopped, but in such a manner that the public would not I cated in Dr. Petermann's letter, lies in the extracts from re gra � hical � cord . of t � e . positions and . aspect of � ther �eavenly I suppose that they h � d failed. Cornell at once
more » ... sped the ports �y Captain . Gray, . of Peterhead. From obse � vatiolll; b � )(lI es, . entltle hl� oplwons to the highest consideration; and I handles of his machme and started the eight mules by which, made In 1868, t�IS na � tor concluded that no difficulty �lllce hiS suggestion to the above effect has not been adopted. it was drawn ahead at a lively pace. By an adroit turn of; would be found In carQ'Ing a veBBel to the Pole by taking the by our observers, . the details of the � esu � ts obtained by using I the wrist w � en unobserved, he ran his plow . point against a i i � e at about t�e latitud ? of ? 5° (where gene � lly. �xists a deep long telescopes will be looked for With Interest. If there be roc k, w.reckIng the apparatus, thus demo hshing the only . bight), sometimes runnIng In a northwest direction upwards any er r o r or difficulties due to the latter cause, it would be a means by which the pipe laying could be' continued. Subse-� of 100 miles toward Shannon Island, thence following the matte l' of grave public regret that Mr. Rutherford' s advice: quent experiment � ng resulted in the success of the � vire ele-j � ontinent . of G � een�and as long as it is � ound to sound had not been heeded. ; vated on poles,as IS well known,but the labors of the Inventor In the desired directIOn, and afterward pushmg northwards Prof essor C. S. Lyman, of the Sheffield Scientifi c School, : and of his faithful friend to raise funds to extend their projects [ through the loose fields of ice which \vill be encountered. has published an interesting communication detailing teles-. were none the less unremitting. So hard-pushed were they Captain Gray penetrated northward again during the past COI) ic observations of Venus, made from the observatory of; at one time that they opeHed a show of their instruments in summ er as far as 790 45'. At that latitude, in August, the the above institution just before the period of transit. When! a store on Broadway, asking a small admission fee; but the ice was broken up, whereas "down to 77°," he states, " the the I) lanet arrived at a distance of only half the sun's diame-! public failed to aP I)reciate the chimeri al scheme, and the fioes were lying whole in the I:!ea, clearly showing that the t e r from the sun's limb, its appearance bccame no longer! revenue of the partners was very small. Cornell was almost I ice in 8 0° must ha\'e been broken up, by Ij. swell from the t hat of a crescent but of an entire ring of light, beautifully; penniless, entirely so at one period, as he afterwards stated
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