The Optical Magic Lantern Journal (February 1897)

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WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE ‘‘LANTERN WORLD.” Vol. 8.—No. 93. FEBRUARY, 1897. DOUBLE NUMBER, Price 2d., Post-fvee 3id. CONTENTS. PAGE Notes.. .. si Bae be Gee ee. Wees Ho uses ee SR Acetylene Gas and Tnsurance a 24 Prominent Men inthe Lantern World. No. Iv. —Mr. Ww. C. Hughes 24 Lantern Tilting Arrangements .. 25 The Lanternist’s Practical Oyclopedia. —No. Twill ID ID ID ON 96 Architecture as a Souert for Lantern Slides——No. IV. 1. 1. 1. 27 Blides—No. IV. . s fee as 28 Lantern Lectures .. .. 29 Is Acctylene Poisonous? .. Sis 30 The Electric Light in the Optical Lantern.—No. IV. 11! oy ae ee SD: The Invention and ibn sree of the sa dae Lantern .. .. ., 34 New Apparatua .. . : ee ae she, OG Correspondence is 38 Editorial Table SS Ae eet Jae, Ge Wd ae SS, Gee. 180 Notes and Querics .. 2. 6. ce eee ee ee ee we ee we NOTICES. THE Optical Magic Lantern Journal and Photographic i Enlarger is issued on the Ist of every month, price One Penny, and may be obtained from all Newsvendors, Railway News Stalls, Photographic Dealers, or from the Publishers, at the following rates, post free :— United States. 12 months, including double numbers 2/6 .. 75 cents. Single copies .. .. +. -24d. 2. 8 Excnanae Column, General Wants, &c. (not Trade)— First 20 words, 6d. ; and for every 3 additional words, ld. SMALL ADVERTISEMENTS must reach the office not later than the first post on the 24th of each month. All cheques and postal orders to be made payable to the Magic Lantern Journal Company, Limited. EDITORIAL communications must be addressed, J. HAY TAYLOR. Advertisements and business com munications to the Magic Lantern Journal Company, Limited 9, Carthusian Street, London, E-C. American Agents:—The International News Co., and 85, Duane ‘Street, Now York City. 83 A Lighthouse Overturned.—The “ Alligator,” a Glasgow mail steamer, lately collided with a lighthouse in Belfast Bough overturning it, and casting the keeper and his wife to the mercy of the waves ; they were fortunately able to cling to some wreckage, and were eventually rescued by a passing steamer. Rood a & Ozone and Oxygen Generators.—A new ozone and oxygen generator has just been ' introduced by the Paris Academy of Science. It consists of a glass tube containing seven narrow tubes, each of which has a spiral of : aluminium wire inside and outside, which are connected with the two poles of an induction coil. These generators, in operating with air, produce as much as 170 milligrammes of ozone and 235 of oxygen. ~ > Five Feet of Gas in One’s Waistcoat Pocket.—<According to the writer of an article in one of our daily papers, he asserts that 5 feet of acetylene can be carried in one’s waistcoat pocket, and that the only thing that will set it alight is water. It is quite evident that the writer in question is lacking in experience. a