Apartments (To Perfume). Put into a spirit lamp, or narrow-necked bottle, any essence or scent not containing water; provide the .lamp, or bottle, with a thick lamp-cotton, and place slightly above the cotton a small bail of spongy platinum ; then put a light to the wick, and after the platinum is red-hot (which it will be in a few seconds), blow it out. The platinum ball will continue in a state of ignition as long as any spirit remains in the bottle, evaporating the perfume as it rises by means of the wick. We have tried this, and seen it it tried often, and can answer for its being g od.