Cassier's Magazine, Volume 22, Issues 1-6 (Google eBook)

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Page 475 - Prolusions*, gives an account of a chimerical correspondence between two friends by the help of a certain load-stone, which had such virtue in it, that if it touched two several needles, when one of the needles so touched began to move, the other, though at never so great a distance, moved at the same time, and in the same manner.
Page 681 - It shall be the duty of every local authority within the meaning of Part II. of the principal Act to cause to be made from time to time inspection of their district, with a view to ascertain whether any dwelling-house therein is in a state so dangerous or injurious to health as to be unfit for human habitation...
Page 475 - They have likewise discovered two lesser stars, or satellites, which revolve about Mars, whereof the innermost is distant from the center of the primary planet exactly three of his diameters, and the outermost five; the former revolves in the space of ten hours, and the latter in twenty-one and a half...
Page 579 - Provided, That the Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized to procure by contract armor of the best quality for any or all vessels above referred to, provided such contracts can be made at a price which in his judgment is reasonable and equitable; but in case he is unable to make contracts for armor under the above conditions, he is hereby authorized and directed to procure a site for and to erect thereon a factory for the manufacture of armor, and the sum of four million dollars is hereby appropriated...
Page 476 - I can assure the reader that I have, by the help of a distended wire, propagated the sound to a very considerable distance in an instant, or with as seemingly quick a motion as that of light, at least, incomparably swifter than that, which at the same time was propagated through the air ; and this not only in a straight line, or direct, but in one bended in many angles.
Page 476 - By this means they talked together across a whole continent, and conveyed their thoughts to one another in an instant over cities or mountains, seas or deserts.
Page 187 - ... murder, robbery, rape, mayhem or other felony or larceny, shall, on conviction, be imprisoned in the penitentiary for a term of not less than five years, nor more than twenty years...
Page 683 - Council in works which are in the nature of construction or manufacture, and which are carried out, without the intervention of a contractor, on a site wholly or partially within a radius of twenty miles from Charing-cross. The list is based on the rates of wages and hours of labour recognised by associations of employers and trades unions and in practice obtained in London, and is from time to time revised by the Council so as to keep it as far as possible in accordance with the rates and hours...
Page 584 - ... the placing and acceptance of contracts, the purchase of the raw material, and the sale of the finished product. The performance of these functions requires...
Page 209 - ... sections of 200,000,0002., in all 800,000,0002., and further puts " the future duration of profitable operations on a large scale in the district at less, rather than more, than 25 years."t But as Mr. Hammond assumes that profitable mining will be carried on to a depth of 6000 ft. and states that " there are no factors operating against mining on the Witwatersrand to a depth of at least 8000 ft. vertically," this estimate of the total production seems under the mark.

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