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in a mill and sifts them as often as the receptacle. The wheel may be bevelled process is found profitable. For the inwards, or outwards, and admits of va purpose of sifting, he uses a frame, about rious forms, dimensions, and velocities; 6 or 7 feet long, two feet wide, and 5 and by various contrivances, all the cutinches deep, into which is fixed another ters may be fixed upon the wheel at frame or frames, with silk boutons, once, or a part of thein may be sepathrough this by means of a velocity ob- rately attached, and taken out when tained by mechanical contrivances, the needful. The drawings attached to this mustard is passed. The sieve is to be specifioation give a complete view of the supplied by a hopper, placed above it, business. and to this Mr. Shotweli lays an exclusive claim. The siere should be so NR. JOSEPH cure's (WHITECHAPEL,) huug that it may conveniently be brush for a new Method of sluughtering Cat. ed under the bottom, or brushes may betle, &c. fixed the length of the sieve, to be mo- The title of this specification mentious ved by crank, by machinery, or any other cattle of divers descriptions, from oxen, way at pleasure.

downwards, but the drawings are conObservalions. The advantages de- fioed to hogs. We have carefully es"scribed as belonging to this invention are, amined the specification; and from that 1. lhat a considerable quantity of and the included drawings, we understand genuine mustard is obtained from vifal, that Mr. Cuff keeps the animals to be hitherto deemed of little value. 2. An killed in a certain kind of pen in the article possessing a considerable degree slaughter-house, and that two persons of pengency, is obtajued from the brown are employed in the business, or perhaps inustard seed, at a stanil expence, S. three; the occupation of one person, as By connecting a hopper or other appa- to catch the beast, or by some other man ralus, with the upper end of the sieve, noeuvre to fasten a rope or book, on one the labour of supplying the siere with or both of its hind legs, another person meal is very much lessened, and the sup- is then by means of a wheel and pulley, ply is more regular than when done by or other apparatus, to draw the animal The hand; and by fixing long brushes under up to a certain height, and a third person the sieve, the labour of brushing is much is to fix the rope on the tenter hooks, lessened. senet er

and while thus suspended with its head ;

downwards, the animals throat is to be VE EDWARD DAMPIERS" (PRIMROSE- cut.

STREET, LONDON,) for Machinery for Remark. The Patentee professes that seducing Drugs, &c. into fine Powder. the meat is better by this mode of slaughe

This machinery consists of a large tering, than by the usual methods. We whcel or flat surlace, of iron or other must, however, observe, that, if its suppoa, mictal, fixed toa vertical shnft or arbor, "sed advantages arise from the mere posi.. to be driven round by the powers com-- tion of the animal when killed, che inmonly used in manufactures. Upon vention is not new; it has been practic the face of the wheel, I attach, by screws, sed in a village within a mile north of keys, bolts, &c. certain cutters or raspers, London, some years. Nor do we ser with their edges or faces toothed and di- that there can be any novelty in the aprected upwards each of which is fixed paratus for dragging up the animal and so that its length shall be directed to- suspending it by its hind legs, so as to wards the shaft, either precisely, with warrant an exclusive claim. We are, such au obliquity, as that the line, of the from a view of the invention, induced to length of each rosper, shall every where believe that the method will, in practice, cross the circles described by the motion be found much more cruel, than that of in teeth: and close to each cutter or usually adopted, and therefore cannot maper, there is perforation, or long merit the applause and patronage of the hale quite through the fnce of the wheel, public, who should cndeavour to mitifor the purpose of permitting the rasped gate the sufferings of creatures whose sood or other material to fall through. lives are sacrificed to supply their wants. la theme and application of this inachi

NWT gy, the drips, de pre placed and secu- MR. EDWARD THOMASON'S (BIRMING

o che face of the said wheel, TIAM,) for uncu Method of manuface . who bovitappticion causes the teeth of turing Umbrellas, Parasols. &c.

to do pon the shine, and This gentleman has, se buliere, been h ann er aspinys off the fortunate in his inventions which have

through into a proper been uoticed in the Monthly Magazme.

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His hearth-brush is now frequently seen trivance adopted is very simple, and well in respectable houses; the chject of explained by the drawings attached to which is, as our readers will recollect, the specification. Not having seen one by means of a neat apparatus to conceal of the umbrellas, we cannot speak posithe brush part, except at the time of tively on the subject; but we should be using. The principle of the invention led to suspect that the cane, stick, &c. before ns is something similar, and the which is to include the head of an umspreading part of the umbrella is, when brella, must itself be almost too large not used as an umbrella, parasol, &c. for the purpose of walking with. concealed in a walking-stick. The con


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colouring, of the Venetian; patbos, of the posed picture, the vis comica is excel. Lombard; or humour of the Flemish; lently kept up in the figure of the tirol each of these varieties is discoverable of nature, whose gaping mouth and stupid in the different artists of the English eyes are so truly expressed, that it would school. With West, Copley, Singleton, be impossible to mistake the love-struck Fuscli, Howard, for the first; with Shee, idiot.–Drummond's Deserted Milk Maid Lawrence, Westall, Turner, De Lontber- (No. 101) possesses much merit, but there bourg, for the second; with Opie, North- is too much atfectation of colouring in cote, Howard, Londsdale, Phillips, for the this, as well as in some others of the same third; with Wilkie, Sharp, Cook, Mul- artist.-- Barker's Maniac (No. 105) is horready, for the next; with the first land- ror personified; it would serve to bring scape and animal painters that ever dig- men to reason from the revels of Bacchanified any school of art; with the schools nalian debauchery, or seduction.-The for design and drawing, that the Royal first Navigator (No. 113), by Howard, Academy and Town Museum present; is a fine idea; it possesses the rare merits with the school for colouring, that the of grand composition, and a chaste unafPatriotic Institution now under notice fected tone of colour. Atkinson's Cossacks has founded; what may not be hoped (No. 114) is a spirited characteristic dé. from the future exertions of the British sign, though but slightly finished. Poor school of the Fine Arts? The limits of Freebairn's posthumous work of the Tem. this department will not adınit even the ple of the Sun is eclipsed by none in the titles of all the pieces worthy of notice rooms. in this exhibition; many of them have Portrait of William Congreve, Esq. directing the been exhibited before at the Royal Aca- Discharge of ibe Fire Rockets, invented by demy, and are consequently well known bin, into the town of Copenbagen, during the to the public..

Bombardment by tbe British Forces, under be Taking them from the catalogue Command of tbe Right Hon. Lord Cutbait, seriatim :- Richard Sass's Shipwreck in 1807 ; painted by 7. Landsdale, engraved (No. 8.) displays much knowledge by G. Cliat, and published by 7. Londsdalt, of effect, and is an excellent picture. The 8, Berner's.street.

. .. Academician Westall's Belisarius (No. . Mr. now Lieut.-Colonel Congrere, the 19) is not unworthy of bis fame, but is ingenious inventor of the Fire-rockets, not equal to some of his other pieces in that proved so destructive to the metrothe present collection. The Peasants of polis of Demnark at the commencement : Subiaco in the Écclesiastical States, re of the present war, and so essentially conturning from the Vineyard on a Holiday, tributed to our success in the expedition by H. Howard, R.A. is an admirable against that Power, is here represented picture, well composed and forcibly co- in-whole length, with a fixed and earnest loured.' The Zephyr (No. 31) by Weste attention directed to the fight of a rocket, all, is beautifully delicate; and a Holy which has just reached above the picture, Family, by the same Master, in the and from the tail of which all the light highest style of excellence. The Death proceeds that illumines his figure. Con of Nelson, by Devis (No. 70), is a na- penhagen on fire makes up the distance: 1L tional picture of such merit as makes and several attendant figures employed in every British heart glow: it suffers from preparing or discharging the destructive its situation amidst so many brilliant pic. engines, form the accessaries of the pictores of a different character, and from ture. --Sir Joshua Reynolds has been the injudicious colour of the walls. Ne- much and justly praised for the dignified ver was a story better told than this. character withi which he enrobed his por The heroic, the regretted'Nelson is in his traits, and his Lord Heathfield might be last moments ; every man is in the act of mentioned as one possessing the highest doing his duty 3 and every figure is n use claims to this praise. Mr. Lonsdale has fol accessary to the affecting tale. There in this very interesting picture, adopted is a tolerably successful effort at humour the same principle, and with the greatest in Cosse's picture of a Privute of the 17th success ; for inatend of being only the Regiment endeavouring to inlist a Tuilor dull delineation of the honnan toe (No. 79); but a little inore attention to canvas, he has by this, as well as in the model, and a higher degree of finish, many other well-known portraits, proved will enable this artist to pursue such sub- himself a truly philosophical painter. jects with more effect. Cook's Cymon The manngoment of the cluiaroscuro, the and Iphigenia (No. 99) must not be drawing of the figure, the penetration, passed over, it is an adatirably well com. mind, cand depth of thought, in the phy


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