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Westinghouse Electric: How the Modern Woman Sews
YOU may sometimes hear women accused of being slow to take up the modern household improvements—yet consider how many are adopting the sewing machine motor. All that is necessary is to let women see the motor and test for themselves its superiority and ease of operation. In no case where it has been placed on her machine for demonstration has a woman permitted the removal of the Westinghouse Electric Sewing Machine Motor.
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Cut Your Cost of Candlepower
The same quantity of electricity that makes 16 candlepower of light in an old fashioned carbon lamp will make 56 candlepower in a National Mazda lamp,— —more than triple light for equal cost! —40 candlepower absolutely free!
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Why Not Do Your Washing By Electricity?
Western Electric CONLON Washer and Wringer THE easiest way, the quickest, the most thorough—yes, and the cheapest. The cost of current is so small that it is not to be considered; the saving of the clothes and saving of time will quickly repay the cost of the machine.
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New and Novel Devices
HOTEL TOILET CABINET An automatic coin-operated cabinet for the delivery of toilet articles to guests of hotels is shown in the illustration. It would seem that this device fills a long-felt want in that it places at the disposal of the guests a complete selection of toilet requisites and obviates the necessity of calling a bellboy with his customary tip in addition to the cost of the article.
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The Amateur in the Making
By Walter Burnett Illustrations by Kneeland L. Green. WHEN Marconi completed experiments a number of years ago, which made wireless telegraphy practicable, an unbelieving world sat up and gasped. The wonder of his achievement lingered in the minds of many for a few days and then died. In certain young men, however, it created the spark of ambition, which flared up into an irresistible desire to enter into this new and practically unknown field. As a result nearly every city in the country boasts (or tolerates) its wireless amateurs.
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Killing Flies by Electricity
THE latest application of electricity is that of killing the green fly by means of an electric spark. This fly is a species found on rose trees and is exceedingly disastrous to the flowers. Heretofore, considerable difficulty has been experienced in ridding rose trees of these pests but the electrical method recently devised is proving both practical and efficient.
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Cut down washday cost
Take practically all the expense out of your weekly washday. Have beautifully laundered clothes — spotlessly clean and fresh; a whole tubful washed in just a few minutes, with no labor whatever. In your home, the yearly expense of washing must be a considerable item. Think of the high cost of a laundress' services alone — week by week throughout the year!
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A Private Booth on Your Desk
You can insure absolute privacy and secrecy with "SCHER'S IMPROVED TELEPHONE MUFFLER" You need not leave our desk or go to a private booth to talk freely, and confidentially over the phone. This invention gives the equivalence of a telephone booth.
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Making Chewing Gum for American Chewers
By Earle William Gage IF the physical energy represented in chewing the 1,500,000,000 sticks of gum consumed by American gum chewers could be transformed and reduced to foot-pounds and mechanically applied, it would supply a power beside which that of Niagara Falls would dwindle into insignificance.
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TO USE HIS RAIN CHECK.
Damn lazy kids, skipping out of work at the factory! TO USE HIS RAIN CHECK. Boy — Kin I git off dis afternoon, boss? I’m feelin’ sick. Boss — But I let you off yesterday afternoon. Boy — I know; but de game was called on account of rain. BOYS must have their share of […]
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Cobb Acts for the "Movies"
Irvin S. Cobb, the" well-known humorist, recently had the. interesting experience of acting for the "movies" in connection with "Our Mutual Girl'' series—to be more exact. Reel No. 24. In this film production, the Mutual Girl meets Irvin S. Cobb, who takes delight in telling her a story. It is a narrative of great humor and credit is due to Our Mutual Girl Weekly for the account given below.
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Comic About Overzealous Maker Kid
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TENT CITY ON HOTEL ROOF IN SAN DIEGO, CALIF.
TENT CITY ON HOTEL ROOF IN SAN DIEGO, CALIF. An unusual method of coining dollars from the waste space on the roof of a building is shown in this view of the U. S. Grant Hotel in San Diego, where about twenty tents have been pitched far above the city. The view is fine, the […]
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What the Telephone Map Shows
What the Telephone Map Shows EVERY dot on the map marks a town where there is a telephone exchange, the same sized dot being used for a large city as for a small village. Some of these exchanges are owned by the Associated Bell companies and some by independent companies. Where joined together in one […]
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Girls — Girls — Nothing But Girls
I guess the Girls Club was a slightly different organization in 1914… Girls — Girls — Nothing But Girls Classy pictures of beautiful women in natural and entrancing poses. Really delightful. They will increase your heart beats (if you are human). Just the kind of pictures that you may have been looking for. A fascinating […]
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THE HIDROMOBILE
A Los Angeles corporation is preparing to put on the market a remarkable combination of the automobile and motor boat, invented by W. C. Mazzei, E. E., of New York City. This machine, which will sell for the same price as a high grade automobile of the usual type, is intended particularly for use by travelers, who must cross streams and flooded areas.
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