A correspondent—W. H. Bennett, of Wai-wick, R. I.,—informs us that by rubbing chalk frequently on warts, they will disappear. In several instances known to him in which this simple remedy was tried, it proved successful. We have known slightly moistened pearl-ash to remove warts by rubbing it upon them Patent Claims Issue d from the United States Pateiit Office FOR THE WtiJSK ENDING MAHOII 16, 1858. [Reported njflciaJlg /or ihe Scientific American.] Mow w OI'1'R\TINU VALVES is STKIM ENGINKS— Thoimis S. Jamison, of Alexandria, Va. : I claim in combination with the sliding b.w. G, and its several a plinnces, as described, operated directly from the engine, Hi swinging dogs, IT II, which are moved and adjusted by the governor, substantially ns described, and for Wie purpost ot tripping the salvos at any dcHrpd stroke of the engine. HoLWR JOB PL\MNU KMVUS VUllLf GlUN KING— I.yniMi JiMinmvs ,.i Krving, Mas : I claim the frame, V. pt o\ idi il wit !i the rollt*tt, V, l'\ one or more, and the plate, C, clamps, h h, und adjusting screws, mm, or their eqm-.'fi lent, for securing and adjusting the knnV or cutter, 1\ in the frame, imbihin til ally t\- ami for the IJiuvosat forth. [There ia a clamp a- cured in a frame provided with rollers, one or morn, and with hautlle,?, so that t he cutter r tool to b _! mmd may be firmly hecured in the cl win, and hv applying the frame to the&tone, the tools ar.; f.TLHin 1 in n perfect manner. Tins invention id more particularly desin:jd for holding knives or cutter, that in or 1er to cat prrVctly must have their cutting edyes p if cMvl i \ mdara cert-im angle ] ATPVBVILO ton Ki ciLi.v riNr; \\ Mi-Vjumv* THF rvijo.MT.YnF Ei,! oiKic OrRBKN FH—Joseph L.tcnthagne and Kudolpl e Tillers, of Lyon, France : WP claim coni'iiuing the aiihe ition of the thive piineiplea specified, so ad to forai an apparatus far regulating and measuring the force or intensity of the electric current pro luced by an b.vttcrv, and iipplic iblc to telegraphing and motive pmpojes substantially iv* attforth. GBVIN CttATurs—tTohn Leidy, of L.iintr, P.i : I chiimUie arrangement of plate. A, ndta shank, I), with rods*, Jt, and screws. C, in tlte manna* und for the puri'OaU H't toi til. SAWTN. MACHIISK—II. K. Low, of Giilcna, 111. : I do not cliiim, separately, any of the parts aVscrib'.'d. But 11'l.iim tlio vertically sliding and b.ilnucedbult gat**, G, and aw, I, m combination with the fnedinc device formed of the. bir, K, lever, L, pawl, M, and rack, J, the whole being arranged to operate conjointly, as aud for the purpodc set forth. [This ia a machine for sawing siinglos, barrel-heud stuff, and similar substance?, and the improvement consist in tlio omplov'meut of a vertical sliding and bal-jtncod 1)olt-franio, and a circular Haw, arranged BO that the bolt may be. adjusted and fed to the saw with grunt facility. There is ulrio a peculiar device for adjusting tlte bolt, BO that it may be placed in a proper relative position with the saw each time previous to being fed towards! it, and the articles can be cut from the bolt with tiUior taper or pantile! eidOh, a-j deLvd ] PKICUITTYPCS—,Tohn McEl he-ran, of Brookljn, V Y : I lUnu the nmdp df-iuVd of preparing the pictnre-tp js to lie pimtul from granulated stu faces pioducing various hhides andefffcts, tor the purposes specified. DOOK UitaiBTSB—JohnW. Miller, of Swanton, Md.: I do not claim the employment of the spools, or the rollers, or the cm\as ior this purpose, aa these have bien wed b' fore. But I cliim the peculiar arrangement of the spools, A A', and ahaft-i, B B', with the rollert, C C, and canvas, D 1)', substantially as aet forth, and th(je in combination with the face of stationary mcriirtione and the fl.ite, a- lidlj deaeiibed MI'JJN.NPSO. BnBiiiNB—Alfred K. Mchol., of Lowtll, Mv : I claim a slottpd bobbin, having a spring ring, oi it= equi\.il ut, -to applied to it aa to impart increased idjuTt'UPe ot the slotted portion of the spindle on which it i.s PIMCIKI, essentially in tie manner and for the purposes fully aet forth and described. MILKING PAH—Solomon Oppenheimer, of Peru, Ind. : 1 ain awarii that plu'8 or vah es are pressed atrainst the orific s oi vessels for holding liquids, and the same kept dooed, tltviuih the luftrumeiitality of Biirintfa, and Huch iiiis bcn described in the Kngliah Patent Journal, Vol. VIIp pafie 146, by Theo, del Mevillac on his oil an ; ako a similar device has beeu patented to George Trott on his lubricating cup, in 1856. I therefore disclaim any such device. Jut I claim t e pendant rod and lever bar, when cmnbiT d, and for the purpose of keeping the orifice iu the milkiug pail open, when the same stand uninterrupted, und in its proinr puiitiou ; anything elae I hereby disclaim. SPRING BKDSTXAD—Natliau M. Phillips, of New York City : I claim the combination of the cross barg, C C", au 1 the spiral springs K, w ith the bottom ban, F, and flexible connections, iv, connected, arranged and operated ad and ior the purposed set ortJi. JOOAIN, S'iV)\ t:fi—Christian Raub, ot Davenport, Iowa : I would state that Letter** Patent were granted to me on tlia 20th of October, 1857, on a stove, in which I have claimed the combination of the feeding stack with the spreading cone, and the simultaneously-acting dampers. I therefore do not lay claim to these, here. But I claim tlte arrangement described of the series of stoves, fed by one. centml stack, and provided with one central smoke-stack and i central water boiler, substantially in tlie manner and for the purpose set forth. COOKIMG STOVES—Christian Raub, of Davenport, Iow.i: I claim the arrangement of the feeding trunk and its water chambers, in combination with the fire chamber, ovens, and fines, for the escape of the gases of combustion, substantially in the manner and for the pur-poae aet foith. GVNII Piows—LewiiTlo/irb., of Oovington, Ky. : I claim the described arrangement of spiral splines, G, (to which the plows are attached,) and adjustable arms, F f, in combination with the gravitating shaft, JO, and the gage wheels, L. WABTW MACHINE—James Robb, of Lewistowu, Pa.: I do not claim, broadly considered, the employment of a flexible base on which to wash clothes. But I claim the combination of the open frame, abc, with the r movable flexible cabins, K or R', constructed aud opei.iting substantially as and for the purpose set toi tli PORTABLE GAS RETORTS—Jolm \V. Smith, of Washington, 1. C. ; I do not claim any apparatus which admit-, ot the passage of gas between heated surfaces, when the passages are only opened at intervals by the pressure ot" gaa or steam, as such has been before described. I But I claim the combination of the horizontal retort, L B, with the casing, C, when the foiiuer is constructed / with an open end, and ao arranged in reference to the j latter that a epace shall be constantly left open for the Vnassage of the gas between the retort and the casing, in 3 the manner described and for the purpose specified. MACHINES FOE TBTMMING BOOKS—Amzi C. Semple, of New York City : I claim bringing the table or car-riase which contains the books or paper to be cut to the knife, by moving it up an inclined plane by means substantially such as described. CANAL BOAT PKOPELLBE—George W. Swartz. of Buffalo, N. Y. : I do not claim a propeller guard, broadly considered. But I claim the guard. A, when arranged with a recess or chute, D I), &c.,for the purposes andsulwtantiallyaa set forth. I also claim the braces, I, for the ptirponea of strengthening the guard aud supporting the propeller shaft .substantially aa described. PEHPABtNQ SILK FOR CSK wrm FBLTIVJ SUBSTANCES —Anson Taylor, of Brooklyn, N. Y. : I do not claim the use of steam, or a moderate decree of heat, in the operation of preparinc fibrous materials for carding, the same operation simply to soften the fibers temporarily. But I claim the method described oi preparing silk fibers for use with fur, or other felting materials, substantially as and for the pur]KXen specified PLOWS—Grey Utley, of Louiabnrgh, N C : I claim the combination of* the vertiunllv adjustable mold-board, M, with the .sub-soil point, mid the two land Hides, L I/, -ubstantially nd for the purpose f et fotth. Axcin.K—Willinm Wi Hni*. of ht. Lottie, Mo.: I claim the application of the separate block, IX to the lower end of the anchor shank, and of hinging the flukes in the said blai-'k, tnibdtantially in the manner described, for the purpose -pecified* hEwiVQ JIAPHIIOP— Toneph K Tlendrick, (i-norto hinnelfand William Holmes,) ot Brooklyn, N. Y. : I claim, firat, A concentric rotary feedi ng pud, vibrating upon an axis whicli yields to prc i-uire in an upward direction, giving a pressure upon the cloth, which is tn-tirely tubjLCt to tlie tension of the spiinp. or other device, by which the pad in forced down upon it, without being subjicted to the action ot a toggle-joint, at set forth. Second, The combination of un adjnptble spring friction brake -vv ith a rotary thread ctrriir, consMin of the shaft, o.di&k, 1'. an pointa or pin-1, un, or tlieir eqiitvalcut s, as wt forth. MKTVLTIC SASH—Charles Hartwdl, of Ijton, M.i.-fl., asfigoorto Lewis L. Bartlett, ot BroUn, N. Y. : I claim the constniction and use of metallic sashes, com-pubed of two pHrtsi, C IX iu the forin sulntantially ab above described, so tint one or both the pints mav yield, by its plasticity, in combination with an elastic bed-(Imsr, F P, sub'-tjtntialJy a1) above deccritw d5 for the pur-poes et foi th. I fd'io claim mnkiug the inner portion, C, of tiie above acxcriheri met lilies ill, with a gioove, I. substantially a" dOfCrilxd, and fui thu purpowf svt lortlu SKWIKO MACHINKS—Silnov Parker, fnsmnor to him-Hflt. hconnrd Womtbrook and Hugh Hernnhiiw,) of New\ork City : I do not claim, wmTally, the communicating of a reciiiruc d motion to tliL n edle ttock, tor the mrpose of OPT* iuj )y arhinery Nor do 1 mak - claim to the uw of a tttationary bobbin resting In a looesocKet, over which the loop of the upper thread may be cuuied, to form a stitch, without a shuttle. -, Bitt 1 cliiiin the comiiiaatKiii and arranpment of the horizontally reeiproc.itina-proir(jdloopov, ni n, and the bobbin, when constructed uid operntin in the mannt r substantially aa described. DUMPING ROX*P KOK AMLIHJIIURAI. PURPO&KS—.Thn VanDoren,of Farm Ridge, 111, assignor to himself and B. Murray, ot Ottoiva. III. : I wish it to be understood that I do not conflue myself to the form thereof, nor to the precise mannt'r of operating the same. But I claim the right of varying their form and operation, in any manner subUutiully the aune within the limit" of the nature ot the invention I claim the combination of the dumping boxes, constructed as described, with the blocks, N. and platform, M, for the purpose set forth. LET-OI r MOTION *or. Po\\rr. LOOMS—Newell Wyl-lys. of fcouth GlBcteabury. Conn , a*ai,znf.r to hini'-tli and Cliarlea Collins, ol'Ha'Hord, Cnnn. : I claim.fii-t, The employment of a movable cup, C, or its eqmval ent, as the bearing surf ace for the cloth on the brea&t beam ot the loom, tor the purpose ot controlling the letting-off the warp yarn from the yirn beam, by the pressure of the cloth on the breast twain, subdtantially as described. J Second, In combination with the movable cap, (.', of the breast beam, or its equivalent, and a friction wheel and friction bund applied to the yarn beam, I claim the train of mechanism described, through which the said movable cap or it equivalent, is op, rated to control the tension of the friction band, for the purpose of controlling the tension of the warp drn. [This in an arrangement of certain mechanism whereby the lettiug-off of the warp yarn from the yarn beam is properly controlled by the pressure of the cloth upon the breast beam of the loom.] SKWING MACHINES—Joshua Gray, faasignor to himself and T. B. Mackay,) of Boston, MasB. : I urn aware that the angularly blotted plate has been employed in combination with other device* in the patent ot Daniel Harris, for operating the feed in sewing machines. I therefore do not claim this device. My method avoids the ncceeeity of uaing any intermediate device to operate the feeding foot. But I claim, firdt. The arnmgf immt of the adjustable slotted plate, H, in the manner described, aud for the purposes specified. Second, The arrangement and combination of the doublecam block, M, with the looper. L, substantial 13' as described and for the purpose apecified. ATUVN(.KMr\T OF DjMCES 1 OR LoWEllIN' NU DK- TA.0IUN0 BOATS—Henry De Veuve, of Galveston, Tex.: I claim the peculiar arrangement, consisting of the i hains or braiPH, B B B, central broad-hended bolt, C, and grapple hook, P, with th e low ering tackle of a ship, substantially as and for the purposes aet forth. LATCH FIB DOORS—Thomad C. Ball, of Keene, \ II. : I claim the combination of the latch. A, the handle, D, the lever, E, the spring, B, the lock peut,f, or their equivalent1,*""' the purpose stated and fully described. GKAIS WINNOWKHS—H. II. Beach, of Philadelphia, Pa. : I claim, first. The bottom delivery board, F, having one or more series of fingers at ita lower end, when the same is vibrated in a vertical direction, the blast of air from the fan acting upon the fingera in the manner decribed and for the purpose* set fortli. Second, The combination of the aeries of inclined planes, S S', with the shoe, O, and lingers, M M', when arranged in relation to each other, and to the cover, B, and partition, C, as described, for the purpose of deflecting the bhv*t ot air from the fan, and directing it through the riddle aud through the fingers, as set fortli. VKNTU.ATIN HATS—James W. Beebe, of New Yprk City : I do not wish to be understood aa making claim, broadly, to the u&e of a sweat-leather, separated from the bat by an open space, tor the circulation ot air; uor to the use of a perforated llanch, for the admission of air to the tace between the hat and the inner lining. But I claim making the aweat of leather, or any of the equivalent subataucea usually employed for hat sweats, with a flanch pierced with numerous small holes, combined with, aud attached to, the brim of the hat, substantially as described, so as to leave open space for the free circulation of air between the weat and the hat. MACHINE FOR PLANING BLIND SLATS—Charles Carlisle and Leonard Woi-cester, of Woodstock, Vt. : We disclaim all old devices and combinations described in the foregoing specification. But we claim the arrangement of the several separate devices as shown and described, and for the purposes set forth. SEED DRILLS—C. B. Brown, of Alton, 111. : I claim, first. The employment of vertical, vibrating, Berrated blades, G, in combination with the slitted flange, or serrated drill teeth, F, substantially as and for the pur-ponea set forth. Second, The combination of the seed-distributor, O, and clearing blades, G, and propelling axle, C, by means of a double-acting rock shaft, I, three connecting rods, H J j, two elbow levers, c i, a crank abaft, K, and transverse slide, P, and two spur wheels, L M, substantially as andfor the purposes se.t fortli. LIFK-FEESEBVINO BUOY—Benjamin Burling, of Buffalo, N. Y. : I claim the general arrangement of parts and conveniences constituting a life and treasure preserving buoy, substantially as described. JOINERS' BEVKLING PLANE—Thomas A. Chandler, of Rockport, 111. : I claim making one or both plane stocks ad instable on the arms or shanks of the hinges, so as to plane bevels of the same angle on boards of various thicknesses, substantially as described. STEAM BOILKRS—Abner Clark, of Fort Des Moines, Iowa : I do not claim, broadly, the employment of a series of pipes for heating the water and collecting the steam. Nor do I claim, broadly, the heatinp of the feed water by the escaping products of combustion : but the special arrangement of parts shown and described I believe to be new. I claim a eteam boiler, having its walls, AB, tubular water and steam spaces, COD I, the cylindrical uteam chamber, L, tubes, K II, connecting elbows. F G, and feed water pipe and boxe, all arranged and combined aa hewn and described, for tli purpose specified. [This invention consists in a certain arrangement of tubular water and steam spaces, water walls, and connections in a steam boiler, to obtain a very extensive heating surface, and economize the fuel, and at the Siime time ensure a perfect circulation of the writer.] VISE—Charta B. Clark of Oriskwny Falls, N. Y. : I do not claim, broadly, a jaw arranged so that it may adjust itself parallel ith one aide of the taper articles to be grasped, without reference to the particular means employed for effecting the purpose, for jaw* have been previously arranged to effect tins purpose. Neither do I claim, broadly, the construction of the screw rod, 1), irrespective, of the pawl, E, and the particular adaptation of said part*, as shown und described. But I claim, first, the arrangement and combination of the bar, B, screw rod, D, (Imvius a. thread, c, of the peculiar form shown,) and pawl, E, the latter serving the double purpose ot a pawl and nut, substantially as and for the purposes described. Second, Providing the bar, B, with recouses, ee, so that the jaw-, F, may adjust itself or turn upon its pivot, d, substantially as and for the purposes set forth. [This invention consists in the employment of a peculiarly constructed dcrow and pawl, arranged and applied to the vise, whereby the movable jaw is rendered susceptible of bein quickly and also firmly adjusted to the stuff to be held or clamped. There ia alao a peculiar arrangement of the movable jaw, whereby irregular shaped articles, or articles of taper form can be held or gradperl by the jaws as firmly as if they were plane, j OALKNOEB I'OI.LB—Gardner G. Clark, of Providence R. I. : I claim as a new article of manufacture a calender roll with its working surface formed of animal hair, iu the manner and for the purpose specified. MOUNTING Fmro LRNSES—Almira M. Cole, of Wind-ham, Me. : I claim the appendage to the shade of a fluid lens, a woman's sewing utensils, as described. MANUFACTURE OF TEXTILE IIOSH—L. K Cooley and J. C. Cooke, of Middletown, Conn. : We claim the double tube or hose as a new article of manufacture, woven in the manner and tor the purpose specified. PiiOTO-LiTiioGUAniv—,T. A. Cutting and L. II. Bradford, of Boston, Mass. : We claim the employment of gum arabic deprived of its power of intimate union with the stone by means of sugar, or its equivalent, as set forth. And in combination with the above we claim the use of aoap, as set forth, lor trie purpose of readily removing the unlimited portions of gum, and of forming the printing surface, as. described. HOOFING CEMENT—William T. De Golyer, of Sche-nectady, N. Y. : I am aware that it is not new to saturate canvaa with tar and earthy matter to form ackemi-cal roofing thereby. Nor is it a new thing to mix iron filings or turnings with salt and water, or lime and water and salt,to make a cement to unite iron pipes, or even to form a chemical roofing, when such roofing contains no elastic basis to prevent cracking. I disclaim, therefore, all these devices. But I claim combining an elastic basis, consisting of tar, canvas and earthy matter, as set forth, with a super-imposed coat of iron turnings filled in with earthy matter, in the manner and for the purpose set forth. LOOK—William Denney, of Philadelphia, Pa. : I wish it to be distinctly understood that 1 do not desire to confine myself to the shape of the tumblers in every minutia, nor to any particular number ot the same. I also do not claim the use of the detector, P, exclusively, as similar contrivances have been made use of before. But I claim, first, The employment of the lever, I, in combination with the tumblers, the whole being constructed and operating substantially as set forth. Second, The combination of the detector, P, with one of the tumblers, in the manner shown. Third, The describedemployment of the supplementary key, for the purpose of releasing the bolt plate from the detector. SKrARATORAND SMUT MAOHINE—Daniel M. Donehoo, of Hookstown Pa. : I claim, first. The arrangement of a horizontal flaring blast spout, F, with a vertical spout, G, furnished with sliding adjustable screening gates formed of wire gauze, and with separating partitions, H I, said spout also beiug arranged at right angles, or nearly ao, to the horizon, on the outer end of the blast spout, substantially as and for the purposes set fortli. Second, The arrangement of a vibrating shoe, J, when made with two reverse incline shutes, one of which is adjustable, and made of wire or perforated plate, with the ahnte, K, and with the screening and separating spout, G, and the scouring cylinder, (substantially as and tor the purposes set forth. Third, The employment of radially fluted scouring plates, J, when shaped on top in the "form ot" truncated cones, in combination with radially fluted stationary concentrated prismatic ringe, e f, substantially as and for the purposes set forth. Fourth, I claim the particular arrangement shown and described of the screening audsePamting spout. G, Uast spout, F\ fan with valves, doublereverseincline cockle shute, J, peculiar scouring apparatus, B, and dust spout, M, for the purposes set forth. WROUGHT IHOS GIRDKRS—Thomas G. OJaylord, of Cincinnati, Ohio : I do not claim as new anything in the external form of the metallic tube or bar here exhibited, knowing that there has existed a structure somewhat similar in ita general principles, in which, however, a different combination of the part is employed. But I claim the duplex girderorbeam composed of an upper piece, having the form of an inverted Y, and a lower piece, having the form of an inverted 1\ whose stem or "comb" is adapted to fit closely within the apex of the upper piece, substantially as set forth. isEEO DRILLS—Kobert Hamilton, of Franklin. Ind. : I claim the peculiar arrangement of the circular bottom I, as prepared, with the vibrating bar, H, pins, J, sides, FF, lever, D, slide, E, and cam, c, all operated and constructed in the manner set forth and for the purpose described. CUT NAIL MACHINE—G. C. Grodhanee, of Jamea-town, Ohio: I claim the arrangement of thesbeath, C, the circular guide, H, and the fork bar, I, as described, the said sheath, C, having its upper end pivoted at e, and its lower end traveling upon a track, f, the circular guide, H,extending from one set of cutters to the other, and the curve of its arc correeponding to the sweep of the lower end of sheath, C, and the fork bar, I, being attached to and carried by the same bar, F, which actuates the sheath, C. [The novelty of this machine ia in the construction of the feeder, which operates in conjunction with two cutters, and feeds the plate with regularity and rapidity.] LIFIG-PRESERVINQ FLOAT—George W. Hamilton, (assignor to himself and Oliver P. Bower,) of Watkius, N. Y. : I claim a life-preserving float constructed substantially as described, with annular concentric chambers and air receivers, combined with the central ballast, K. and radial braces and binding straps, I and in, as and for the purposes set forth. WASHING MACHINE—Lewis Hannum, of Homer, N. Y. : I claim the employment of the projections, f f, in the bottom of the tub, in combination with the knuckles on the under side of the disk, as set forth, substantially in the spcification. APPARATUS FOR DRYING FRUIT—William Heaton, of Green county, Pa..; I am well aware that hot air vents, flues, heating cells, and vapor vents have been used, and therefore, singly, in themselves, I disclaim all such devices, But I claim the construction of a fruit-drying apparatus, when formed with an inner easing or chamber, m m m m, having series of hot air vents, n n n n, series of hot air flues or heating cells, r r r, with the compound register chimney, ff, forme.d with asmokeflue, O J Q, and hot air exit flues, J J, and vapor vents or escapee, I I, when arranged and used substantially as described. I am also aware that rotating reels and drying sieves and pans have been employed singly for various purposes and individual devices ; I do not claim them. But I claim the revolving or rotating drying reel, t u v w, the drying sieves, x x, and pane, y y, when used in arrangement with the casing, vents, flues, cells,register chimney, smoke flues, exit flues, and vapor escapes, in the mannerand for the purposes get forth. BLOW PIPBB—Joseph Hollely, of New York City ; I disclaim all arrangements of blow pipes substantially different from that above described. But I claim a blow pipe provided with a lancet, J, spigot, L, and jet pipep, M N, constructed and arranged as described, in connection with safety valve, E, arranged and operating in the manner set forth, for the purj)OHca specified. GRAIN SEPARATORS AND CLEANERS—Simeon Howes, of Silver Creek, N. Y., and Gardner E. Throop, of Chicago, 111. : We claim the combination of the tubes, I, and the outer catrins, B, when so constructed and arranged in connection with the fan case, G, as to prevent the smut, &c; from coming in contact with the cleaned grain, as specified. FLOATING ANCHOR AN LIFE-PRKSERVEB—Joseph Humphries, of Washington, D. O. : I claim, first. The floating drag or anchor, composed of three parts hinged together, two of which parts are of solid wood, the other part containing receptacle for water and bread, when said drag is used as a life-preserver, substantially as described. Second, The arrangement of the bridle with the device for detaching the weight, when used in the manner and for the purpose aa described. ATTACHING TUB GLASSES OF VAULT COVEEB—George It, Jackson, of New York City : I chum the tapering and grooved glasses, in combination with the tapering and grooved apertures in the nit'tallie portions of said covers, substantially aa shown, and for the purposes described. FBOOESS OF MAKING SoAr—Campbell Morfit, of Baltimore, Md. : I claim the saponification of red oil, or red acid oil and fat acids generally, by means of powdered or dry carbonates of soda, aa kelp, troma.Hl soda, soda aah, bi-carbon ate of aoda, &c, and converting them into toilet and laundry soaps, iu the manner substantially as set forth in the specification. USING GRAPHITE IN REDUCING METALS—Joseph Weisman, of Philadelphia, "Pa. : I claim the use and modeof using graphite plu mbago, or black lead, for the purposes and in the manner set fortli and described. STKAM BOILERS—Henry Whinfield. of New York City: I claim the arrangement of the longitudinal, latitudinal or transverse, and vertical fire tubes or flues, as set forth. MAGDINK FOR CRCSUTKR OBE—Nathaniel Conkling, of Brooklyn, N. Y. : 1 do not claim for crushing or mixingany substance or substances, wheels, or one or more spheres or heavy balls, made to roll around in a stationary, circular, endless tronghj nor do I claim arranging the axis of the trough, at au inclination from a vertical line, when spheres or balk are placed in said trough, and it is put in rotation; nor do 1 claim the application of a grinding wheel to a vibrating shaft, supported by a post, as in the machine of Davis and Miner, before mentioned. But I claim in the machine constructed in manner and so to operate substantially as described ; that, ia to say, with its circular trough arranged and made to re-volveihorizontallyor thereabouts and each of the wheels applied thereto, iu such manner that it may be stationary, with respect to said trough, except in being capable ofrevolving on its axis, and of rising up and down, to accommodate itself to the ore in the trough, duiing the revolution of said trough, ia supporting each wheel, G, by means of a rocker frame and guides, applied toit and the main frame, or arranged therewith, substantially in the manner before specified. And I also claim the arrangement of a deflecting scraper with respect to the injier surf aces of each wheel and the trough, and so as to operate substantially in manner and for the purpose as before specified. RE-ISSUBS. LARTI LAMPS—I. N, Coffin, of Washington, D. G. Patented March 17,1857 : I claim the combination of the hot air chamber, which is formed by the arrangement of flat, inelined wick tubes, in the manner above specified, with the lamp cap. I also claim the combination of the flat inclined wick tubea, with the concave reflector, as above described, for the purposes above mentioned, my invention having special reference to a lard lamp. EXTENSION. MANNER OF SCSPENHIHQ, OPENING AND CLOSING LOOK GATKS—Henry McCarty, of Pittsburg, Pa. Patented March 16,1844:1 claim the described mode of eus-pending, opening and closing gates for locks and other places, by means of the aforesaid combination and arrangement, ot the inclined post E, rod G. swivel, II, stirrup, land hog chains K, and the triangular hinged lever, segment way, N,cord, O, pulleys, R, and windlass, S+ by which the expense of construction is reduced, ana the old railway and rollers at the Ixtttom of tlie lock, and the chains for opening and closing the gates placed in the water, where they are subject to to constant oxidation and breaking and where they cannot be reached without much difticulty, when out of order are entirely dispensed with Literary Notices MUHFKATT'S CHEMISTRY—Parts 35 and 36 of this unrivaled encyclopaedia of chemistry have just been issued by Messrs. C. B. 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