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granted me, on mill spinning machinery, for the purpose of producing freedom in consist principally in an alteration in the the opening of all sorts of books by means construction and position of the spindles. of a tiran back, applied to a book before By the first method the fpindle is in fe- it is covered: the present invention con veral respects similar to the cominon lists in producing the same effect upon all Spindle, but it differs in one respect, viz. kinds of books after they are covered, that the bobbing does not reit on or by the same firm back applied extertouch the copping rail, their contact be- nally; to which is attached by hinges, ing prevented by a ring made to fit, and or flaps, made of the fame materials, to to rise and fall or traverfe on the spin- which flaps are connected by hinges of dle, in which there is a groove cut length- any kind, iedges which completely enways; and in this groove a screw or pin close the book on all fides, resembling is made to fit, which paties through the the appearance of a book. The ledges ring, so that when the spindle is made at the bottom, or on the sides, are conto turn round, the ring must turn sound verted into supporters for the hand when with it. The ring, or as it is technically requilite to write near the bottom or denominated the worl, is moved up and edges of the book; and these possess an down on the spindle by a rail commuui- ability to elerate or depress their polltion cating with the heart or other inotion, at plealure, with a power of being renThis rail fits into a groove, cut or turned dered stationary, by means of a tlop or in the brass or other worl, on which re- ftops, which are affixed to the flaps, volving worl, and not on the copping The whole to be secured by a lock, or rail, the bottom of the bobbin rests. other faliening. The uptake of the bobbin is regulated by applying to it a spring, band, weight, lever, or any other fubitance capable of NT. CHARLES SCHEMALCALDER (LUTT retarding its revolution.” The noble Earl NEWPORT-STREET), for a Delincutor has described three other spindles, which

for taking Profiles, &c. we Mall omit, as he observes that it is This invention, which (at first sight, at extremely dificult to describe all the least) does not appear the most imple different varieties of spindles, whether pollible, consists of a hollow rod, of sespade in one or two pieces; and he adds, veral parts screwed together, the whole that the prominent features of his im, length being from two to twelve feet, of provements are the making the spindle even longer. It may be made of wood carry round the bobbin without the ac or any metal, but copper and brafs are tion of the yarn or thread, and that whe- chiefly recommended." One end of this ther the spindles be in one or more rod carries a steel tracer, made to tida pieces; the making the haft or warf at in and out, and to be fattened by the times to shift or remove from off the mill bead screwed; the other end of the spindle; the retarding the revolutions of rod having likewise a round hole, to take the bobbin carried round by the agency up either a tteel point, black-lead peuof the spindle, so as to regulate the up- cil, or any metallic point, which may be take of the yarn on the bobbin, by a fastened by a milled head screw. A tube power connected with the motion of the about ten inches long is fixed in a ball, Ipindle, or, in other words, giving the in diameter fufficient to allow the rud bobbin the motion necefiary to occasion before described to flide eally, but to the uptake of the yarn, which is contrary stand firmly. The ball with this tube is to the principles on which the improved morable between two half-fockets, forme Ipindle is conftructed, in which the obe ing together a ball and focket. There is ject is to retard the revolutions of the a frame of wood two or three feet long, bobbin, and not to give it motion. The supported by two brackets. Througla patent spindles are adapted for making the ades of this frame are holes at cercovings, for throwing and twisting thread tain distances, corresponding with the or yarn of cotton, tilk, wool, flax, and marks on the rod, by which originals are hemp; likewise for twisting twine, fili- copied, to any fize, by the following me ing-liqes, and ropes of all sizes and de- thod: The paper, ivory, &c. is faltened fcriptions.

upon a swinging board, either by screws,

or by a brass fræne forned of two flat MB. A. G. ECKHARDT'S (BERWICK-STREET), pieces ot' brala joined together at the end

for Improvements in Book-binding. by hinges, and having on the other end Šone years ago, a patent was obtained two buttons to fatteu the paper between.

There is an opening made to allow the 2. A cistern, with an apparatus of a point to mark upon the paper. The different kind, by means of which a edges of the frame form and llide in a shower of water is brought down to dovetail

, moveable upon the swinging quench fire in a chimney, on simply board, and kept in a proper situation by pulling a wire over the mantle-piece. a spring. On the back of the board is 3. A gridiron, which prelerves the alfixed a weight with a look, to which chimney from danger of fire, and (with is attached a spring, forming a pulley, the additional advantage of favoury cookferving to prevent the point from acting ery) laves the meat from being finged or upon the paper when not wanted. The smoked. machine is fixed either to a partition in 4. A preservative lantern for nurseries, any room, or to a table, or other stand. ftables, &c. fastened with a small pada The instrument is perfect, 1, when all lock, which, by means of a bit of paper, the parts are firmly connected, and with is effectually secured against being openout Auctuation; 2, when the ball and ed-without certain detection. It is apfickets are truly circular, and move plicable to all the purposes of a coinmon easily; 3, when the rod paffes truly padlock, and may, by the aid of a fimple through the centre of the ball; 4, when contrivance, be tartened in a moment, the rod is perfectly straight; 5, in turn- and without injury, to the key-hole of a ing the rod round in the sockets, the drawer or door, to that neither key nor tracer and point in the two ends of the pick-lock can be put into the hole withrod must remain in the centre : to attain out difcuvery. By another simple conthis there must be an adjustment of trivance, it will prevent fraudulent exfcrews. For taking profiles, before the changes of articles fent by carriers, or inftrument is fixed to the partition, the purchased at market. height must be taken from the bottom to 5. A fire-cloak, to extinguith fire in a the middle of the face of a person fitting lady's clothes, or protect a person froin upon a chair, and that height transferred the flaunes in escaping from a house on upon the partition in the place where the fire. fockets are faltened: the person's head 6. A foot-trap, or strainer for the inuft rest against a piece of wood lined finoke, to prevent the accumulation of with leather. The tracing is begun from foot in chimneys. the back, and the screw must form a 7. A foot-trap register-ftove, of two right angle with every part of the face different kinds; allo a register-top, with in pafling over it; in confequence of a foot-trap, to be fixed on a common which the rod must be torned round in ftove. the focket, and the cutter, previoully 8. A water-trough in the back of a fired in the rod, will cut out the profiles. chimney, (kept coultantly full by means By means of some small variations, pic of a ball-cock) to catch' foot, and pretures and landscapes are traced. After vent the danger of fire. this full description, we are inuch'in 9. An elegant japanned fire-screcn, doubt whether a mere mechanical pro- answering allo the purposes of a fired file is the belt possible.

guard, a chimney-board, and an extinguither

10. A chimney-damper, to extinguitla out Patents for the following inven- fire in a chimney by intercepting the tions:

draught of air, 1. A ciftern and apparatus, by means

11. A water-candlestick and nightof which a fire breaking out in a ware light, both of improved construction, house, &c. immediately produces a Qower

water to extinguill it,

Dr. Carey has, we understand, taken guinber for a chunney on fire.






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the most coufpicuous and admired vocal This Concerte is composed in a bold compositions of that great master. This Aorid Atyle, and contains many biglưy fan- work, the presentaumber of which affords

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