MEETINGS FOR THE ENSUING WEEK. 754. G. Brockelbank, Point Blackheath--Metals from ores.

756. G. F. Wilson, Belmont, Vauxhall-Dyeing turkey red.
Mox. Antiquaries, 2.-Anniversary.
Actuaries, 7.-Jir. Holmes Ivory, “On the Value of

Deferred and Reversionary Annuities."

823. II. Kemp, Creekmoor, Poole-Preparation of wood for plankGeographical, 8.--Commander J. C. Prevost, R.N.,

ing.- 8th April, 1854. “ Ollicial Report on the Isthmus of Darien." TCES. Royal Institution, 3.-Prof. J. Tyndall, “On some Pheno

mena of leat."

Scaled April 13th, 1854.
Meteorological, 7.

2357. Sir John Scott Lillie, of 4, South strect, Finsbury-ImproveSyro-Egyptian, 71.-Anniversary.

ments in machinery for breaking stones and other hard Civil Engineers, 8.-Discussion upon Mr. Clark's “Descrip.

substances. of the Enterprise' with Ruthven's Propellor."

2368. Mary Ann Davy, of Ilomerton, and Ann Taylor, of IslingtonMedical and Chirurgical, .

Improvements in the inechanical application of brushes. Zoological, 9.

2369. William Palmer, of Brighton-Improvements in ventilating. Thurs. Royal Institution, 3.-Mr. M. T. Masters, “ On Botany."

2378. John Henry Johnson, of 47, Lincoln's inn fields-ImproveLondon Institution, 7.-Anniversary.

ments in the manufacture of iron. Numismatic, 7.

2379. Buckley Royle, and William MacEwan Chell, both of ManRoyal, 81.

chester-Method of treating silk waste arising from winding, FBI. Philological, 8.

warping, and weaving silk, and rendering it capable of being Royal Institution, 89.-Prof. E. Forbes, “ On the Manifes

spun or otherwise employed. tation of Polarity in the Distribution of Beings in Time."

2384. Alexander McDougall, of Manchester-Improvements in the SAT. Zoological, 1.-Anniversary.

process of obtaining fatty matters from products arising in Royal Institution, 3.- Dr. Whewell, “ On the Influence of

the manufacture of glue and other gelatinous substances. the llistory of Science upon Intellectual Education."

2390. John Macinillan Dunlop, of Manchester-Improvements in Medical, 8.

machinery or apparatus for pressing goods; applicable also to

raising or removing beary bodies.

2419. Willian Binns, of Leeds-- Improvements in the treatment or PATENT LAW AMENDMENT ACT, 1852.

tinishing of woollen and worsted fabrics.

2428. Jonathan Woofenden, of Belfast-Improvements in powerAPPLICATIONS FOR PATENTS AND PROTECTION ALLOWED.

looms for weaving. [From Gazette, April 14th, 1854.)

2523. James Chesterman, of Sheffield-Improvements in hardening Dated 24th February, 1854.

and tempering steel, and in grinding, glazing, buffing, and 456. A. E. L. Bellúrd, 16, Casıle street, Holborn-Turntables.

brushing steel and other metallic articles. (A communication.)

2563. William Racster, of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich

Improveinents in the construction and arrangement of the Dated 18th March, 1854. 649. P. M. Parsons, Duke street, Adelphi-Permanent way of

bufling apparatus of railway carriages, and the mode of apply

ing the butter and draw-springs to such carriages. railways.

2867. Frederick Osbourn, of Aldersgate street-Improvements apo Dated 20th March, 1854.

plicable to the distribution of manure. 657. J. Horton, Shoreditch, and R. J. Polglase, Stepney-Ships' 2900. Benjamin Fullwood, 23, Abbey street, Bermondsey—Improveboilers, girders, &c.

ments in the manufacture of cement. Dated 27th March, 1854.

70. Marcel Vetillart, of Le Mans-Improvements in drying woven 705. A. E. Forty, Kennington, and W. Haynes, New Kent road

fabrics, yarns, and other goods. Compositions for mouldings, &c.

197. Sydney Smith, of Hyson Green Works, near Nottingham1707. A. Prince, 4, Trafalgar square-Candles. (A communication.)

Improvements in valves or apparatus for regulating the 709. J. A. Manning, Inner Temple--Sewerage.

passage and supply of fluids. Dated 28th March, 1854.

206. William Palmer, of Brighton-Improvements in the manufac711. J. Hipkiss, Birmingham-Dress fastening.

ture of materials for and in constructing houses and other 713. H. A. Archereau, Paris–Galvanic batteries.

buildings. 715. J. Roberts, M.D., Bruton street-Cabriolets.

253. Albert Robinson, of 9, Whitchall place-Improvements in 717. W. Hahner, Leghorn-Muriatic and sulphuric acids. (A com

preparing compositions for coating irou and other ships' botmunication.)

toms, and other surfaces. 719. W. Hahner, Leghorn-Alkaline sulphites. (A communica

204. James Stevens, of Darlington Works, Southwark Bridge roadtion.)

Improvements in apparatus for giving railway signals. Dited 29th March, 1854.

288. Thomas and William Hemsley, of Melbourne, Derby-Im721. J. H. Johnson, 47, Lincoln's inn fields-Mill-work. (A com

provements in the manufacture of looped fabrics. munication.)

296. Edward Poitiers, of Malden terrace, Harei stock hill-New

material for the manufacture of cordage, canvas, and linen, 723. R. H. Causton, Battersea- Mill-bands,

and generally as a substitute für hemp and tax. Dated 30th March, 1854.

301. Abraham Pope, of 81, Edgware road- Improveigents in ma725. J. F. Lucerilliard, Dijon-Dress fastening.

chinery for crushing, grinding, amalgainating, and washing 7:26. W. Corrall, 11, Albert street, Mile end-Vehicles,

quartz or matters containing gold. 727. W. Johnson, 47, Lincoln's inn fields-Galvanic, electric, and

327. Jacques Rives, of 8, Hotel Motay, Paris--Improvements in magnetic apparatus. (A communication.)

railways and railway carriages. 728. W. Tucker, Old Brompton, and W. Adams, Kensington 347. James Cox, of Wenlock road, City road-Improremenis in Preventing smoke.

knives for cutting paper and other materials. 729. E. Townsend, Massachusetts, U.S.-Sewing machines. (A 350. John Greenwood, of lrwell Springs, near Bacup-Improrecomun unication.)

ments in dyeing textile materials or fabrics. 730. H. Cowley, Oxford - Bricks.

390. William Morrison, or Bowling, Dumbarton-Improvements in 731. J. Sandys, 72, Upper Whitecross street--Electric telegraph

railway wheels. instruments.

Sealed April 18th, 1854. 732. T. R. Crampton, 15, Buckingham street, Strand-Crushing, 2399. George Louis Stocks, or Limehouse Hole-Improvements in &c., ores.

ships' jack stays for masts, and gaffs for fore and af: sails. 733. P. J. Passavant, and J. Cure, Bradford-Combing wool, &c. 2401. Alphonse Doste Noel, or Chancery lane-Improvements in the 734. W. Simpson, Birmingham-Railway signals.

manufacture of zinc while. (A communication.) 7:35. H. Y. D. Scott, Queen's terrace, Woolwich-Cement.

2403. Cornelius Nicholson, of 3, Now Broad street-Apparatus for 736. E. C. Willis, Cambridge-Sheet gutta percha.

avoiding collisions of trains on railways. 737. A. V. Newton, 66, Chaucery lane - Hone. (A communication.) 2558. James Scott, Shrewsbury- Improved apparatus for shifting Dated 1st April, 1854.

carriages, waggons, engines, and other vehicles on railways 744. D. Forbes, Edinburgh-Refererce for books.

and tramways. 746. J. Inshaw and J. Parker, Birmingham-Suppressing smoke 55. The Reverena William Renwick Bowditch, of Wakefieldand increasing draught.

Improvements in economising fuel, and in the more econo750. A. V. Newton, 66, Chancery lane-Sewing machinery. (A

mical production of light and heat. communication.)

Sealed April 19, 1854. 752. J. H. Johnson, 47, Lincoln's inn fields-Printing fabrics. (A 2410. William Roy, senior, of Cross Arthurlie, Renfrew-Improvecommunication.)

ments in printing textile fabrics and other surfaces.

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[APRIL 28, 1854.

Journal of the Society of Arts.

Hereford, R. Hunt, Dr. Latham, W. Linton, H. C.
Lunn, Rev. H. Moseley, Professor R. Owen, Dr. Play.
fair, Rev Baden Powell, Rev. P. Sunith, Professor John

Wilson, R. N. Wornum.
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1854.

The Sub-Committee for Finance has met twice.

The Sub-Committee for Correspondence has met EDUCATIONAL EXHIBITION.

twice. The Sub-Committee for Classifica. The following names have been added to the tion, Arrangement, and Selection, met on TuesCommittee since the publication of the last day last, and determined to issue forthwith a Journal :

Classified List of Objects for Exhibition. The Bennett, W. Sterndale, R.A. Mus.

Sub-Committee for Lectures has met once. Bowstead, Joseph, H.M. Inspector of Schools

Mr. H. Chester, the Chairman of Council, is ex Brookfield, Rev. W. H., M.A., H. M. Inspector of Schools officio a member of all Committees and all SubBrown, Rev. R. W., M.A., Ph. D., Prebendary of St.

Paul's, Professor of Classical Literature in King's
College, and Chaplain to H.M. Forces

Mr. J. M. Dodd has been appointed General Buist, George, M.D. (of Bombay)

Superintendent of this Exhibition.
Cazalet, Rev. W. W., R.A. Mus.
Chichester, the Bishop of

Eastlake, Sir Charles L., President of the Royal Academy The following letter has been received from the Colonial
Ebrington, Viscount
Frankland, Prof. E., Owen's College, Manchester

Office, in reply to communication from the Council of Hill, Frederick

the Society of Arts :

“ Downing Street, 15th April, 1854. Hill, Rev. James, B.D., Head-Master of Royal Naval

“Sir,- In answer to your letter of the 3rd instant, I am Upper School, Greenwich

directed by the Duke of Newcastle to request you will Hullah, John

inform the Council of the Society of Arts that when the Ibbetson, Capt. Boscawen, F.R.S. Latham, R. G., M.D., F.R.S.

contemplated North Australian Exploring Expedition

shall have been organised, his Grace will not fail to bear Lindley, Professor

in mind the suggestion of the Society respecting the colLinton, w.

lection of specimens the produce of the districts about to Long, George, M.A.

be explored, and he will direct the officer who may bo Lumley, W. G., Poor Law Board

charged with the conduct of the Expedition to commuLunn, H. C., R.A. Mus.

nicate with Professor Solly, in order that he may make Mackenzie, Rev. H., M.A. Major, Rev. J. R., D.D., Head Master King's College arrangements for that purpose.

"I am, Sir, School

" Your obedient Servant, Menet, Rer. J. Hockerill Training School

“ FREDERICK PEEL." Merivale, Herman, Colonial Office Morel, J. D., H.M. Inspector of Schools Nicholay, Rev. C. G., A.M., Deputy Chairman of

FRENCH EXHIBITION OF 1855. Queen's College, London

Board of Trade, Department of Science and Art, Portlock, Lieut-Col., R.E., Woolwich

Marlborough House, Pall Mall, April 17, 1854. Powell, Rev. Baden, M.A., F.R.S., Oxford

The Right Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Smith, Rev. Philip, B.A., Head Master of Mill Hill Privy Council for Trade and Plantations have received, School

through the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, a copy Thomson, Rev. David, Sub-Principal of the University of the General Regulations for the Management of the Uni. College, Aberdeen

versal Exhibition at Paris, in 1855. Waley, Jacob

NAPOLEON, Willis, Professor, F.R.S.

By the Grace of God, and the national will, Emperor of

the French. The Council has appointed the following mem

To all whom it may concern, greeting : bers of its body to be the sub-committee for Having considered the project proposed by the Imperial finance :

Commission for the regulation of the Universal Exhibition Mr. H. Cole, Mr. C. Wentworth Dilke, (V.P.), Mr. P. of Industrial and Agricultural Products and of the Fine Graham (Auditor), Dr. Lyon Playfair, Mr. S. Redgrave Arts, (Treasurer), and Dr. Winkworth (Treasurer).

We have decreed and do decree, as follows: The Committee met on Friday last at five

The rules for the general regulation of the Universal Ex. o'clock, and, after electing for its Chairman the bition, herewith annexed are approved.

Palace of the Tuileries, 6th April, 1854. Earl Granville, who has accepted the office,

NAPOLEON, proceeded to name the members to serve on the By the Emperor : sub-committees as follows:

Achille Fould, Minister of State. Sub-Committee for Correspondence :-Lord Berriedalo,

P. Magne, Minister, Secretary of State for Lord Ebrington (chairman), Mr. Joseph Kay, Mr. F. R.

Agriculture, Commerce and Public Works. Sandford, Mr. E. c. Tufnell, and Mr. Twining. Sub-Committee for Classification, Arrangement, and

GENERAL RULES. Selection,.-Rev. J. Barlow, H. Cole, H. Chester, Rev.

Article I. The Universal Exhibition to be held at Paris, S. Clark, John Crosely, C. W. Dilke, H. Dunn, P. in the year 1855, will receive Agricultural and Industrial Graham Dean of Hereford, Cdward Hughes, John Products, and Works of Art, froni all nations. Hullah, Rev. M. Mitchell, Rev. H. Moseley, Dr. Playfair, It will be opened on the 1st May, and will be closed on J. Reynolds, B. Scott, T. Twining, jun., Professor Willis the 31st October of the same year. (chairman), J. Waley.

Article II, The Exhibition of 1855 is placed under the Sub-Committee for Lectures.-Messrs. C. Babbage direction of the Imperial Commission, nominated by the (chairman), Rev. J. Barlow, Sir G. Clerk, Bart., Dean of Decree of the 24th December, 1853.

Article III. In every department a Committee, nominated proprietors of these products will in addition be bound to by the Prefet, in accordance with the instructions of the submit to any conditions of safety that may be prescribed Imperial Commission, will be charged with the necessary to them. measures for the success of the Exhibition, and with the Article XV. The Imperial Commission will have the rejection and selection, at proper times, of articles presented. right of excluding from the building, on the proposition of

Local sub-committees, or special agents will also be es competent agents, such French products as may appear to tablished, should the Imperial Commission deem it necessary, them hurtful and incompatible with the objects of the in every town and centre of industry where the necessity Exhibition, and those which are in excess of the requiremay be felt.

ments or wants of the Exhibition. Article IV. Special instructions will be addressed, in the Article XVI. The Exhibition will be divided into Two name of the Imperial Commission, to the Ministers of War distinct Divisions—the Products of Industry and Works and Marine, for the exhibition of the products of Algiers of Art; in every country they will be distributed into eight and the French Colonies.

groups, comprising thirty classes, namely; Article V. Foreign Governments are invited to appoint, 1st DIVISION.–PRODUCTS OF INDUSTRY. for the selection, examination, and transmission of their 1st Group.— Industrial Pursuits having for their principal national products, committees, whose formation and com object the Extraction or Production of Raw Materials. position should be notified as soon as possible to the Impe 1st Class.—Mining and Metallurgical products. rial Commission, in order that the Imperial Commission 2nd Class.-The art of managing Forests, the produce may immediately place itself in communication with such

of the Chase, Fishing, and products obtained committees.

without cultivation. Article VI. The departmental Coinmittees, as well as 3rd Class.-Agriculture. Foreign Committees, authorised by their respective Govern- 2nd Group.-Industry having for its special object the ments, will correspond directly with the Imperial Commis.

employment of Mechanical Powers. sioners, who will hold no correspondence whatever with

4th Class.—Machinery in General, as applied to In. single exbibitors, either French or foreign.

dustry. Article VII. Frenchmen or foreigners who propose exhi

5th Class.-Special Machinery and Apparatus for Rail. biting, must address themselves to the Committee of the

roads, and other modes of transport. department, colony, or country which they inhabit.

6th Class.--Special Machinery and Apparatus for Foreigners, resident in France, may address the Official

Workshops. Committee of their respective countries.

7th Class.Special Machinery and Apparatus for the Article VIII. No article will be admitted to the Exhibi

Manufacture of Woven Fabrics. tion which is not sent with the authorization and under the seal of the Departmental or Foreign Committees.

3rd Group.- Manufactures, specially based on the employArticle IX. Foreign and Departmental Committees should ment of Physical and Chemical Agents, or relating to the make known as soon as possible the probable number of

Sciences and to Instruction. exhibitors in their division and the space they consider they

8th Class.—Exact Sciences. Industry applied to the will require.

Sciences and to Instruction. Article X. On receipt of this communication, the Im

9th Class.—Manufactures relating to the economical properial Commission, will, without delay, proceed to the divi

duction and employment of Heat, Light, and sion of the space, between France and the other countries,

Electricity. pro rata to the demands made.

10th Class.-Cheniical Manufactures, Dyeing and PrintArticle XI. When this division is completed notification

ing Paper, Leather, India-rubber, &c. will immediately be sent to the foreign and French Com 11th Class.- Preparation and preservation of substances mittees, who will themselves have to subdivide the space thus

used as Food. allotted to them, amongst the exhibitors of their divisions. 4th Group.-Industry specially relating to Learned. ProArticle XII. The List of Exhibitors admitted, must be

fessions. sent to the Imperial Commission, by the latest, the 30th 12th Class.—Hygiene, Pharmacy, Medicine, and Surgery. November, 1854.

13th Class.-Naval and Military Art. These lists must indicate:

14th Class.—Civil Engineering and Building. 1. The names, christian names (or name of firm), profes. 5th Group.- Manufactures of Mineral Products. sion, and residence, of intending exhibitors.

15th Class.-Steel and its Products. 2. The nature and the number or quantity of the articles

16th Class.-General Metal works. they wish to exhibit.

17th Class.—Goldsmiths' Work, Jewellery, and Bronzes. 3. The space which they will occupy in height, breadth,

18th Class.--Glass and Pottery. and depth.

6th Group.-- Woven Fabrics. These lists, as well as any other documents, coming

19th Class.-Cotton Manufactures. from foreign countries should, whenever possible, be accom

20th Class.--Wool Manufactures. panied by a translation in the French language.


22nd Class.-Flax and Hemp Manufactures. Article XIII. All articles, the products of Agriculture,

23rd Class.-Hosiery, Hats and Caps, Carpets, Gold and Industry, or Art, except those mentioned below, are admis

Silver Lace Fringes, Embroidery, Lace, &c. sable to the Universal Exbibition :

7th Group.— Furniture and Decoration, Fashions, Indus. 1. Living animals and plants.

trial Design, Printing, Music. 2. Animal and vegetable substances in a fresh state, and 24th Class.-Industry applied to Furuiture and Decor. susceptible of alteration.

ation. 3. Explosive substances, and generally those substances 25th Class.-Articles of Clothing, Objects of Fashion which are acknowledged as dangerous.

and Fancy. 4. Those articles which, from their bulk, do not come 26th Class.Drawing and Modelling applied to Industry. within the scope of the Exhibition.

Letter.press and Copper-plate Printing, Article XIV. Spirit or alcohols, oils and essences,

Photography. acids and corrosive salts, and generally those bodies easily

27th Class.- Manufacture of Musical Instruments. inflammable, or which from their nature are likely to pro

2nd DIVISION.-WORKS OF ART. duce combustion, will only be admitted to the Exhibition Sth Group.- Fine Arts. when contained in strong vessels, perfectly closed; the 28th Class.-Painting, Engraving, and Lithography,

29th Class.-Sculpture and Die-sinking.

classes of productions will be furnished gratuitously to 30th Class.-Architecture.


Ari icle XXIX. All detailed arrangements, such as RECEPTION AND PLACING OF Goods.

steps, shelves, supports, suspenders, glass cases, hangings, Article XVII. Goods, both foreign and French, will be awninys, paintings, and ornaments, will be at the charge received at the Exhibition Building from the 15th January

of the exhibitors. to the 15th March, 1855, inclusive.

Article XXX. No arrangements, dispositions, or ornaNevertheless, in the case of manufactured articles which mentations will be allowed to be executed which do not are likely to suffer from being kept too long, packed, a sup- the surveillance of inspectors, who will determine on

conforin to the general plan, and must be executed under plemental delay will be allowed, which, however, in no case must extend beyond the 15th April, on the condition the height, form, and projections of counters, as well as on that every arrangement necessary for their proper display

the colour of the painting, hangings, and draperies. and exhibition is prepared beforehand.

Article XXXI. Decorators recommended or approved All heavy and cumbersome objects, and any others which by the Imperial Commission, will be at the service of the require much labour for their fixing,' must be sent before exhibitors, and their charges will be regulated by the the end of February.

agents appointed for that purpose, if the exhibitor desire it. Article XVIII. The Committees of each conntry and the authority of the Commission, such workmen as they

Nevertheless exhibitors are at liberty to employ, with of each French department are requested, whenever possi

may themselves choose. ble, to send in one consignment the products of their Article XXXII. Exhibitors who may wish to exhibit divisions.

machines or other objects of an extraordinary weight or Article XIX. The consignment of each exhibitor, size, and which will require foundations or particular conwhether sent with that of other exhibitors or alone, must structions, must make a declaration to that effect on be accompanied by the bulletin of admission, delivered by their demand for space. the competent authority. This bulletin in triplicate, diawn Article XXXIII. Those likewise who exhibit machines up in the form prescribed in Article XII., will bear in ad- requiring steam power, fountains or hydraulic engines, dition, the number and weight of the different packages must state their intention in proper time, and name the belonging to the same exhibitor, as well as the particulars quantity and pressure of water or steam which will be and price of every article composing the consignment. necessary for them.

A copy of the form in which this bulletin is to be made Article XXXIV. All products will be arranged together out will be sent to every French and foreign Committee. by nations, in the order of classification indicated by Ar

Article XX. French products destined for the Universal ticle XVI.; nevertheless the different products of one indiExhibition will be forwarded from places pointed out by vidual, of one corporation, town, department or colony the Departmental and Colonial Committees, and taken back can, if there is space enough, be exhibited in particular to the same places, at the expense of the State.

groups, when such dispositions do not essentially interfere Foreign products, having the same destination, will be with the established order. equally brought to Paris, but only from the French Article XXXV. The Imperial Commission will take frontier, and will be sent back under the same con- every necessary precaution to preserve objects exhibited ditions.

from every chance of damage; but if, notwithstanding Article XXI. The packages must be addressed to the the precautions taken, an accident should happen, the Commissioner for classitying in the Exhibition building. Combission will not be responsible for the damage that

Article XXII. The address of each package destined may result. These risks exhibitors must take on themfor the Exhibition must bear in legible characters selves, as also the expense of insurance, if they judge this The place from which it is sent.

precaution necessary. The name of the exhibitor.

Article XXXVI. The Imperial Commission will also The nature of the contents.

provide a numerous and active staff for watching the ob

jects exhibited ; but they will not be responsible for any FORM OF ADDRESS.

thefts or frauds that may be conmitted. A Monsieur le Commissaire du Classement de

Article XXXVII. Every exhibitor will be allowed to l'Exposition Universelle.

employ an agent to watch his own goods. Notice must

be given before the opening of the Exhibition, of the name Au Pulais de l'Exposilion.-Paris.

and station of this agent; he will have a ticket of admisConsignment of (name and christian names of cxhi-sion delivered him, which he will not be allowed either to bitor or tirm], residing at [residence or situation of estab- transfer or lend during the period of the Exhibition, on lishment], exhibitor of (nature of product exhibited]. pain of forfeiture.

Article XXIII. Packages containing the products of Article XXXVIII. Agents of Exhibitors must confine several exhibitors must bear on them the names of each themselves to answering any questions that may be adexhibitor, and be accompanied by a separate bulletin of dressed to them, and to giving cards of address, prospecadmission for each of them.

tuses, or price lists, when asked for. Article XXIV. Exhibitors are invited not to send se They will be forbidden, on pain of expulsion, from soliparately packages of less dimensions thau half mètre citing the attention of visitors, or from inviting them to cube, and to place in the same packing-case with other buy objects exhibited. packages of the same class those which come within these Article XXXIX. The selling price of any article exhi. ; dimensions.

bited may be prominently affixed to it. Article XXV. The admission of products to the Exhi. Any exhibitor desirous of doing so, must previously bition will be gratuitous.

inake a declaration before his Committee, either local, Article XXVI. Exhibitors will not be subject to any French, or foreign, who will certity the price, after testing kind of payment, either for space or entrance, or on any its verity. other pretence whatever, during the time of the Exhibi. The price thus affixed will, in case of a sale, be obligation.

tory on the Exhibitor, as regards the buyer. Article XXVII. The Imperial Commission will provide In any case where the declaration of price shall be for the custody, placing, and arrangement of products in proved false by the Imperial Commission, they will have the interior of the Exhibition building, also for the neces. the power of turning the article out of the Exhibition, sary works for setting machinery in motion.

and excluding the exhibitor from exhibiting. Article XXVIII. Tables and counters, floors, enclo. Article XL. Articles sold cannot be removed until the süres, barriers, and partitions between the different close of the Exhibition.

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the Exhibition, but which has not been registered or pa. Customs.

tented, by making a demand before the opening of the

Exhibition, or during the first month of the opening, may Article XLI. As regards foreign products admitted to obtain from the Imperial Commission a certificate de the Exhibition, the Exhibition Building will be considered scribing the object exhibited. as a bonded warehouse.

Article LIV. This certificate ensures to the holder of Article XLII. These products, accompanied by the the object described the exclusive privilege of using it Bulletins mentioned in Article 19, will enter France by for the period of one year, commencing from the 1st the ports and frontier towns undermentioned :

May, 1855, without prejudicing any patent that the Lille, Valenciennes, Forbach, Wissembourg, Strasbourg, inventor may take out before the expiration of that Saint Louis, Les Verrières-de-Joux, Pont-de-Beauvoisin,

period. Chapareillan, Saint Laurent-du-Var, Marseille, Cette,

Article LV. Every demand for a certificate of invention Port. Vendres, Perpignan, Bayonne, Bourdeaux, Nantes, must be accompanied by an exact description of the ob Article XLIJI. The consignments may be addressed ject or objects to be protected, and, if necessary, of a plan

or drawing of the said objects. to agents named by the Imperial Commission in each of

Article LVI. These demands, as well as the decisions these ports or towns; these agents will, for a certain tariff which will be taken regarding them, will be inscribed in previously arranged, undertake all the necessary formali

a register opened for that purpose, and which will be ulties regarding customs, and forward the goods to the timately deposited with the Ministers of Agriculture, Exhibition building.

Commerce, and Public Works (Office of Industry), to Article XLIV. Foreign products thus ente ng France will be received at the Exhibition building, where they for the validity of these certificates.

serve as proof when needed during the time fixed on will then be taken charge of by Custom-house officers. Article LVII. These certificates will be given gratui

Article XLV. The packages can only be unpacked in tously. the interior of the building, in presence of the Exhibitors or their representatives, and under the care of the

JURIES AND REWARDS. Custom-house officers.

Article LVIII. The decisions as to the rewards for Article XLVI. One copy of the Bulletin of contents, articles exhibited, will be confided to a great International which will be considered as the original certificate, will re- Mixed Jury. This Jury will be composed of Jurors and main in the hands of the Customs, another will be given Deputies, who will be divided into thirty Special Juries, to the Commissioners for classifying the Exhibition, and corresponding to the thirty classes indicated in Article 16, the third to the Secretary-General of the Imperial Com- Article LIX. The number of Jur ors for each Special mission.

Jury is fixed as follows:Article XLVII. Foreign Exhibitors or their agents will

For each of the classes have to declare, after the closing of the Exhibition,

Deputies. 14

4 whether their goods are intended for re-exportation or for Nos. 3, 10, 20, and 23 interior consumption.

Nos. 2, 6, 16, 18, and 24


3 In this latter case they can immediately dispose of them | Nos. 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, by paying the duty, in determining the amount of which

21, 25, and 26

10 the administration of Customs will take into account Nus. 1, 4, 6, 9, i1, 15, 22, the depreciation that may result from their having been

and 27


2 exposed for exhibition.

In the division of Works of ArtArticle XLVIII. Articles hitherto prohibited will, as

Class 28 will have

20 Jurors. an exceptional case, be admitted for interior consumption,


14 on paying & duty of twenty per cent, on their actual


8 value. This duty is the maximum that will be demanded Article LX. The number of Jurors to be appointed, on any article destined for exhibition.

will be for France, and likewise for each foreign country, INTERIOR ORGANIZATION AND POLICE ARRANGEMENTS. in proportion to the number of exhibitors furnished by

Article XLIX. The interior organization and police of each country, the Exhibition will be placed under the authority of an

Article LXI. The Official Committee of each nation Executive Committee, composed of different Heads of exhibiting, will appoint the persons forming the number Department, who will determine all questions under their of Jurors which it is entitled to nominate. jurisdiction.

The French Jurors for the first twenty-seven classes, Article L. A notice, which will be published before the will be nominated by the members of the Imperial time fixed for the reception of goods, will be posted in Commission forming the section of Agriculture and the building, and will determine all points relative to Industry, and for the three last classes, by the members of the interior regulations, and will also name the persons the section of Fine Arts. charged to aid exhibitors, and to take care of the order

Article LXII. In the case of the Committee of a and security of the Exhibition.

country exhibiting, not appointing the Jurors who ought Article LI. Agents and officers attached to the Foreign to represent that country, the vacancy will be filled by the Division of the Exhibition will speak the language of general assembly of Jurors present. one or several of the nations to which they may be the Jurors amongst the different classes ; they will also

Article LXIII. The Imperial Commission will divide attached.

Interpreters officially recognised by the Imperial Com-determine the general rules which will serve as the basis mission will besides be established in different parts of of operations for the Special Juries. the foreign division.

Article LXIV. Each Special Jury will have a PresiArticle LII. Foreign Governments are requested to dent, who will be named by the Imperial Commission, accredit to the Imperial Commission, Special Commis also a Vice President and a Reporter, who will be nomisioners, charged to represent their countries at the Exhibi- nated by a majority of votes of the Jury. tion during the operations of reception, classifying, and

Article LXV. In the case of no member obtaining & placing the goods, as well as under any other circum- decided majority, the choice between the candidates stances where their interests are in question.

having the greatest pumber of votes will be by lot. PROTECTION OF DESIGNS AND INVENTIONS.

Article LXVI. The President of each Jury, and in his

absence the Vice-President, will have a casting vote. Article LIII. Every exhibitor, the inventor or legal Article LXVII. The Special Juries will besides be proprietor of any process, machine, or design admitted to distributed into groups, representing those manufactures




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