Dr. Lewis C. Beck died at Albany, N. Y. on the 21st inst. He was professor of Che mistry in the Albany Medical College. He was a good chemist and a gentleman in every sense of the term. The Prussian Minister of war has approved ot a proposal to educate a certain number ot officers and soldiers from every regimerJ, as eegineers, in order that they may be|er.abled ' to work locomotive engines.