List of Vessels Sailed FROM January 27 a.m. to February 2 a.m. North Dock January 27 a. m Mistletoe 45, Ley, Newport Annie .JOnefi 76, Clam-en, Treport January 27 p.m Bishop ROCK s 146, Candlish, Rouen Moorish Prince s 1427, Oliver, Alexandra Hannah M Bell s 1938, Cooper, Patras Jan 28 a.m. Ardehatton s 65, McDougal, Coleraine Irene 71, Lee, Cork Mourne s 60, Jones, Larne Four Brothers 74, Lathom, Dublin Jeanie s 1113, Pollard, Arzew Agra s 62, Jones, 15ri*tol Volpone s 186, Hughes, Cardiff Agnes 54, Hallett, Bude Jan 28 p.m Eller s 54, Bennett, Cork Cardiff Trader s 339, Rich, Britonferry Jan 29"a m Deli 75 Mendal Treguier .Marie Eugenie 37, Allen, Bridgwater Frida Horn 8 647. Krapole, Valencia Maria 39, Hervis, Lezardrieux Boconnoc 36, Jones, Aberthaw January 30 a.m. Aurora 36, Hole, Neath Pine s 86 Atkinson, Burryport Princes3 Thyra s 311, McGilvray, Hull January 30 p.m Sunlight s 705, Welch, Sables Lenora 29, Chichester, Barnstaple Rose 97, Hobbs, Guernsey LouHtic 79, Naga, Moilaix Doonglen s 50 Payne, Bristol Clifton Grove s 99 Gladwell, Barrow Jan 31 a.m. Kintail s 127, McCracken, Guernsey Anglo Dane s 486 Wienol:, Bordenux Jan 31 p,m, Gauloise 99, Brind, Morlaix Abbot s 72, Mulree, Britonfeiry Feb 1 a.m February 1 p.m Jessie 42 HopKins, Bude Feb 2 a.m May Flower s 78 Hughes, Barry Ossian s 297, Thomas, Rouen
South Dock January 27 a.m Emily s 69, Bennett, Liverpool Alwyn 67, Ross, Cowes January 27 p.m C&p Spartel s 58i, K'endt, Oran Tees s 221. Taylor, London rruthfnl s 280, Silvester, Manchester January 28 a.m. Findhorn s 461, Hewitt, Glasgow January 28 p.m Moray Firth s 97, Nelson, Guernsey Achroite s 710, Crawford, Havre Velocity s 62. Bullock, Bristol Cumberland s 158, McNicol, Dublin Jan 29 p,m Sarah 44, Knight, Bridgewater Maywood s 478, Norie, Rouen City of Frankfort s 520 Peterson, Hambnrg JinSOa.m Christine Sell s 469, Vereck, Valencia Jacinth 99 Tyrell Appledore Colwith Fo'ce s 199, Gorry, Rouen Jan 30 p.m Lycidas s 321, Gorley, Hcnfleur St PatricK 245, McMillan, Rouen New Pioneer s 321, Gemmell, Rouen Teviot s 448, McMillan, Glasgow W m Gilmore s 97, Kearon, CorK Ocean Wave 119, Nielsen, Guernsey Stucley 32 Found, Bude Sunlight s 227 Dawson, Port Talbot January 31 a, m Loughbrow b 427, McGregor, Dieppe Agate s 66, McGlip, Cork Achilles s 136, Moppett, Nantes Ouistrehain s 149, Luco, Caen Jan 31 p.m Nil Feb 1 a.m Nil Feb 1 p.m Agra s 62 Jones. Bristol Feb 2 a.m. Glassalt s 360 Williams, Havre Louise 79, Colvan, Lesmonard Marguerite L27 Fagot Sables
Prince of Wales Dock. January 27 a.m Niobe s 582, LeRoy, Caen January 27 p m. Speedwell s 579, Leddra. Rouen City of Malaga s 598 King Hamburg Talbot s 280, Owe hp, Liverpool Ar"o s 238, Robertson, Bordeaux Oak Branch s 2064, Oxford, Chili via Newcastle Jan 283., In Veratyr s 889 Villadsen Leghorn Emerald s 304- Leitch, Rouen Jan 28 p.m Madf leiue s 561, LeBaamer lijuen Cheapside s 752, McKerr, Havre Kolozsvar s 1210, Biazevic, Venice Apolio s 1112, Poole, Antwerp G-Ivnn E 412 McKiuty, Rouen Jan 29 a.m Adolf s 485, Konigson, Gothe2burg Lock wood s 676, Martin. London Nettleton s 153d Webster St Nazaire January 30 a.m Skrim s 275 Christoffersen, Lisbon and Oporto Sir Galahad s 599 Scarnelle, Rochester StoKesley s 441, Alexander, Rouen Start a 341, Olsen, Rouen Jan 30 p,m Sundefc s 509, Steendahl Newport The Lady Pelle s 99 Comish, Liverpool Jnno s 820 Owens, Amsterdnm Brescia. s 2058, Rostron, Meditesranean ports Ed Greig s 597, Gregersen, Mar ins Tors ein a 695 Olden Brest The Monarch s 232, McNeil. Rouen Jan 31 a.m Idaho s 363 Hern, Rouen Eastcheaps 762 Gib-on. Bremerhaven Rosamore s 229 McNeill, Caen January 31 p.m • Nil February 1 a,m Nil Feb 1 p.m Nil Feb 2 a.m Auricula s 412 Ivey, Rouen Epp leton s Evans, Rouen s 53-2. Sb INIVIO Val deTra"ers s 275 McLean, Treport For later Sailings see page 2
The earotise.s er Zna-iL,,4. those interested in brain-fag may like to heat of the French book on "L'Ennui é, by Emile Tardieu. Dr. L. Menard, a French writer, refeM the various forms of ennui to exhaustion, monotony. satiety, and a philosophy pessimistic and false, which perceives the nothingness of life but not its tone aim. Work, the practice of virtue, and the fiviag up of self are the beat remedies for ifc.
A Wonderful Colt The largest induction coil, whiUl produces UtS tongest spark for service in wireless teiegrephy, In aid to be the one which is usee1 for flashing map iages between the coast of Japan and Corea. It «au produce, in fact, a miniature streak of light- ning forty-five Laches in length, capable of kilting <cy number of persons who might get in its way. and when in operatien srjidf out something lite thunder rolls. The entire apparatus weighs aixmf ft,.TOO pounds- MmteTkXm in speecfl is more £ >aa eloguewø. A grateful dog is better than an ungvaieful nam Idleness is the key of beggary and the root of alt tril. The easiest way to outwit a liar is to tell &Mtb-. The best talker is the man who knows when to Oestentment gives a crown where fot&ma bgo feDietd i to ttuc merit it a. fiver-Ahe deeper tt iat fettr noise it inakea Many people are victims a ^isyiaoeoniidMMt "in themselves. .»
Nails are called "sixpenny," eig'ntpenny/" and tenpenny," according as 1,000 of a par ticular kind weigh. six. eight, or ten pounds, f1' penny" being the old term used for pound. On the State railways in Germany the colouBS of the carriages are th,") same as the tickets of their respective classes; tfxus, first-class carriages are yo-.kw ae^ond-clasfr g.cen. and tiurd-olMt whitt,
Entered towards continued. ICIENCE NOTES AND NEWla NEW ELECTRIC FURNACE. in order to determine the points of fusioB all anfraotory substances, W C. Heraeus has can- tttttcted at Hanau a new electric furnace, till aasential part of which, says an American pap^t •aoeists of a tube of iridium 20 millimeters taenl and 40 millinieters in diameter and in wfekA temperatures between 1,500deg. and 2,000dec« Centigrade may be maintained for any desired length of time. To attain a temperature 0 i,000deg. it is i»ecessary to send through the tufei an electric current of 1,200 amperes at 9 vdto At a certain temperature the substance iTdat examination oegins to soften, and at a temperap two 6deg. to 15 deg. higher, depending upon tbl awbue of the substance, complete fusion owbMI
CAUSE OF SLEEP. Sir William Gowera, the famous medical adob. Urt, has developed a new theory of dbop> According to his explanation the suspension d opoeciousneas in sleep is probably due to ( bveak and make" action among the bwte eella- The activity of the brain is consider** be dae to nerve cells, from which spring wwne eacds that go on dividing and eub-divHiSa#, ttntti they terminate in little knolis. ForaMcip lb was believed that the nerve cells ti the fcmuM.. Were in permanent connection by moinis of Hm# larminala; but now it appears, that tkeee, an oaly in opposition, and capable of betag Mf* sated. The hypothesis is that during d-eep swob separation takel place, and the fact that IWIIIfo ooQc substancoa are capalv-o of indiieiaaf to held w support this .iew
"ELECTRIC STEEL" IN GERMANY. The Haroult electric procoes for iha prodmo tfoa of eteei i,, now in practical optratioft at Bemsoheid Hasten in Germany, and it k im- portad t the steel produced is muah 3up»riaa in many ways to that made by older methodb. Steal of great purity and homogeneous qua)i% is made from ordinary scrap-iron rubbish, melted, and then subjected to the action of as etoctric oven, in which the necessary oarbo*. ■kanganese, nickel and other substances requ to produce steel of various* qualities are &dd«i to the liquid metal. The oven has a capacity. at lom one and one-half to two tons, and is heated by a current of 100 volts. The new steel it out to be stronger and mor? resistant to wear apri tear than the old-fashioned crucible steel.
MEASURING THE INFINITE Of all the sciences, astronomy, probably, is the Boat impressive and awe-inspiring The agwo within the confines of the solar sydxf*. zi whioh earth is part, and the outermost known member of which is nearly 3,000,000,000 miles from tlhe centre;, is bat a drop in the ocean of spaee. We think of and measure distances on earth in tema of an inch or a yard or a mile. The smallest yard-stiot, so to speak, with which the aatro- nomer measures distance in the universe iíil tiw semi-diameter of the earth's orbit, roughly peaking, 93,000,000 miles. Such figures are 01 very little use to the ordinary person, but they may serve, says the Pictorial Magazine, to give some notion of the grandeur of that human iajieJr ieot which can unravel and systematise the mya- teesoe of the stars
THE ORIGIN OF GUNPOWDER. The Chinese have long been credited with thr tavention of gunpowder, but Profeeaor E. O. 9QI Lippmann, of Halle, haa collected evideiMN to indicate that this is a mistake, and that tile Arabians did not, as commonly stated, introduer gunpowder into Europe during the eighth ainth centuries. Professor von Lippmann bit- lievea that the manufacture of the first guct- powder wm based upon the "Fire-book" at Grsecus, which appeared in Coneteatii noptf- about the middle of the thirteenth earn- tIIry. This was the source from which Paget Baoon, Albertus Magnus, and Thomaa Aqwioas lierived their knowledge of gunpowder. The ftrwt see of gunpowder to drive projectiles is ascribed to a monk, BerlLold Schwars, whose diaeovety was made accidentally while preparing the now tare for medicinal purposee.
FACTS ABOUT BUILDIWG BTONK. Almost everybody knowa the rule of Hm masons that etone used in building should be we placed that it will lie M it lay in it* natural bed when quarriod. But Mr. Francis W. Hoyt, in the Engineering News, says that this fMiiiiu rule ia not always to be depended Upo., «ad aeeds in many causes to be supplemented via other precautions. There am thrM pliiw Of fracture known to quarrymen. The rilt" is the direction in which the vtoxe split* rnoei easily: the "grain" that which m next eaasest; the head" that which offer*, the greatest. K sistance. In a paring-block the. two wdeo ropm sent the rift fracture the top arxl bottom tJWt grain, and the ttids the head. But in a, «eri| twe natural bed M &o:neti.;n^s, ccnskJpr^Wjf,$?'■ dined to the plane of the rift; hence the im- perfection of the 'r-h'Ti'-y ri. for plaoiafr the ffeooe in buildr