Wanted—an engine, 15 to 20-H. P. Also—2 cylinder boilers, about 30 in. cliam., 25 to 30 ft. long. Address Adams & Bro., dealers in all kinds of Machinery, Salisbury, Md. Mill privilege wanted, either in Pa. or Va., about 100-H. P,, to buy or lease. A. W. Macdonald, Jr., Boom B, 87 Park Row, New York. Parties, wishing to invest in the best bean sheller and winower please address A. C. Sisson, Easton, Mass. Manufacturers of the best velocipedes are using our patented rawhide axle washers.. For circular and sample address Darrow Manufacturing Co., Bristol, Conn. Builders of cotton-seed oil, cotton yarn, and Osnaburg weaving machinery address J. W. Bocage, Pine Blufi', Jefferson county, Ark. Crreen lumber dried in two days. Also, tobacco, meal, and every substance.cheaply. Circulars free. H. G. Bulkley, 133 Fulton St., New York. " Steam."—You can get BrougMon's lubricators and oil cups, which are the best, of John Ashcroft, 50 Johnst.,K'ew York. Norris' improved steam gage. Steam-gage repairs promptly attended to. Small machinery built to order. Address R. H. Norrls, en-ymver and model maker, Paterson, N". J. The IT. S. Clothes Ironer will iron clothes perfectly without heat. State rights for snle. Address J. Seaman, 257 State St., CHlpago. Manufacturers of elastic strings, cords, bands,et&, in the United State. Address D. Buckler, London Postofflce, Ontario. Manufacturers of machines for making " Excelsior," address C. D. Gordon, Glen Beulah, Wis. Patent right agents please address Box 230, New Britain, Conn., for description of valuable patent for sale on commisslBn. For portable grist mills and mill machinery, address J. T. Phillips, No. 13 Adams ut., Brooklyn, N. Y. For sale at a bargain—a complete barrel factory, nearly new. AddressHartmann.Laist & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. Peck's patent drop press. Milo Peck & Co., New Haven, Ct. Diamonds or Carbon for mill-stone dressing, drilling, and all mechanical purposes. Also, Glaziers'Diamonds. Seo advertisement on another page. Brick clay lands for sale. Apply 19 Cliff st.,New York, Room 7. Compound Lathe Chucks—Fairman's patent—The best in the market. Send for circular. Address Hutchinson & Laurence, 8 Dey st. Inventors' and Manufacturers' Gazette—an illustrated journal of new inventions and manufactures. Cheapest paper in the v/orld. $1 per year. Sample copies sent. Address Saltiel & Co., PostoiUcc box 448, or 37 Park Row, New York City. Fine and complicated watches of every description repaired, etc., in all their branches, by H. F. Plagct, 119 Fulton st., N.Y. A practical workman and autlior of The "Watch. All work warranted. Pickering's Velocipede, 144 Greene st., New York. For descriptive circular of the best grate bar in use, address Hutchinson & Laurence, No. S Dey st., New York. Sec Advertisement. Two-set knitting mill forsale—See advertisement back page. Grlynn's anti-incrustator for steam boilers—the only reliable preventive. Causes no foaming, and does not attack the metals of the boiler. Liberal terms to Agents. Address M. A. Glynn & Co., 735Broad, way, New York. W. J. T.—We think the patent asbestos roofing manufactured by H. W. Johns, of this city, is the best substitute for tin or slate. It is cheap and easily applied. Inventors and patentees wishing to get small, light articles manufactured for them in German silver or Jwass, address Schoflcld Brothers, Plainvills, Mass. Tempered steel spiral springs. John Chatillon, 91 and 93 Cliff St., New York. Two saw mills for sale. C. Bridgman, St. Cloud, Minn. For solid wrought-iron beams, etc., see advertisement. Address Union Iron Mills, Pittsburgh, Pa., for lithograph, etc. Punching and shearing machines. Doty Manufacturing Co., Janesville, Wis. Specialties in the Machinists' line. Parties desiring work of a special character address S. W. Gardiner, 6 Allinj; st., Newark, 1J. J. Responsible and practical engineers pronounce the Tupper Grate Bar the best in use. Send for a pamphlet. L.B. Tupper, 120 West st., N.Y. Iron.—W. D. McGowan,iron broker,73 Water st, Pittsburgh,Pa. N. C. Stiles' pat. punching and drop presses, Middletown, Ct. Machinists, boiler makers, tinners, and workers of sheet metals read advertisement of Parker Brothers'Power Presses. Winans' boiler powder, N. Y., removes and prevents incrustations without injury or foaming; 12 years in use. Be ware of imitations. The paper that meets the eye of all the leading manufacturers throughout the United States—The Boston Bulletin. $4 a year.
This article was originally published with the title "Business and Personal" in Scientific American 20, 12, 188 (March 1869)