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The Queen; lias issued! her coriqS d'elire to Dean and Chapter of Chester directing the eleet»oD Dr. Jacobson, Hegius Professor of Divinity at 0^ to the vacant see. to the vacant see. tl" Non-Eplosive Gunpowder.-It was reccÎØl reported that Mr. Gale, electrician, of Plymouth, be. discovered a means by which gunpowder couW 0 rendered ^on« explosive, and its original prop0 resfcored at pleasure. It is that, of nary gunpowder could be made non-explosiv# Ai- minutes and restored as quickly to its origin^ c0 /lay tion whenever it was required for use. On T experiments were made at the Government &° » a. Mount Wise, before Viscount Templeton, C.B-> *t miral Fremantle, Admiral Symonds, and others- 5.*r_exPerimeHt the process was applied to a 8 1 qaantity of gunpowder, which was made n°n'}l0,n sive, and restored to its original condition in lesB two minutes. The powder used was ordinary b tile powder, and the match which was applied {7# powder produced no effect beyond lighting \L<r grains, which sparkled one at a time without any approaching to a flame, much less to an exP?8and' Some of the Government powder was then this proved to be much stronger than the blasting powder. The slow match which was through the powder lighted the grains wiih wbic came in contact, but no explosion took place, after the match waa burnt out it was fcund tli^' jj# i powder had lost less than one-eighti part weight. During the time the match was burniDg J Gale held in his hand the vessel containing the pOetlt Further experiments were maeie with the Govr iPe powder, when it was found that by increasing ØS quantity of the non- explosive mixture the powder pllt j fully protected, and when a red-hot poker 0n through it nothing waa seen but a few sparks, 8Jled. re-weighing the powder no loss could be di¡WOyor

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