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PORTABLE WARMING APPARATUS.…

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PORTABLE WARMING APPARATUS. The abolition of the Englishman's fireside" is a serious metamorphosis and it is to he effected by the substitution of a vase that, without emitting flume or smoke, will warm an apartment of any dimensions to the degree of temperature required. You may set it on a table, and take it in a carriage and it will warm a public hall or a pew at church. What the inven- tion consists of is not yet known, nor will it be made public till the pateuts are all secured for other parts of the world besides England. It is some chemical combination producingcombustion without flame, and generating heat that radiates with such velocity as to warm every part of the surrounding atmosphere almost simultaneously, without raising the tempera- ture of the metal containing it to such a degree as to scorch anything coinitig in conta. t. Moreover, its consumption of the oxygen of the air is said to be so small, that a vase sufficient to warm a large room does not consume more than a rushlight would and its expense is almost as trivial, being only threepence for 24 hours; a carriage or closet might be warmed for 15 hours at the rate of one petltiy This extra- ordinary discovery, we have heard, was accidentally made by a market gardener while opening a hot-bed. We have not felt the effects of this new kind of heat; for At the Jerusalem Coffwe-liouso the vases alone arc exhibited, not the process; the curious who throng thither see only the bottle—the feat of the conjuror must be taken for granted. The result of this revo- lution in the warming department will be extraordi- nary. The canopy uf smoke that, as it were, rools in the Metropolis, supported by the multitudinous array of chimney-pots, will be lifted off, and the chimnies themselves be levelled to the roofs. London wiil breathe a new atmosphere, and Wear a new aspect; unless, so long used to sooty blackness, the City should feel uncomfortable, like the sweep with a clean face, and desire all artificial tinge of grime. Apropos of the sweeps—their occupation, like that of the black Othello, will bo gone; though they will have the kitchen flue to fly to, unless cooking be performed by gas. Luckily for them and thocoal merchants, (his new heat will not do to cook by; the poor bachelor will liardly manage to warm enough water to sliave with else Walls-end would be at its wit's end, the collieries of Lords Durham and Londonderry be dc, serted, and coal become a drug in the market." As it is, the invention comes timely to silence the fears of those far-anxious persons who were getting appre- hensive of the failure of the supply of coals. The clmiige in the stove will be great indeed. An empty grate is always grating to the feelings; and fire-irons will hang like rusty mail in monumental mockery." The ironmongers will call upon the public to "register" in vain the Calorific Va'e will be the lachrymatory if not the cinerary urn of the stove-grate-makers; their range will be limited to the kitchen, "in whose ashes" alone "will live their wonted fires." If this resource should ftif them, by reason of gas, they have nothing left but a pan of charcoal I-Spectator.

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