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CONVICT- FINS WAY TO GET LIGHT AND POWER
"FREE AS AxR" 30 0AYS FREEDOM TOGET PATENT
H he does hat and there is
gaod'reaspn. lor thinking, that he
uiTII hp will hnvp. millions of
)N dOJlarsri his gFap. Wjllliethen .
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Miss Kate Barnard, Judson
King, Superintendent Sims and
Rojr J. Meyers (pointing at in
duction coU), photojgraphed for
. The Day Book, in the Arizona
prison engine .house. The wires
lead to the newly invented ap
paratus on the roof.
By Judson King. - -
- The State Prison, Florence,
Ariz., May. 8.-Roy J. Meyers, a
convict,, has "30 days in which to
show the" worfd that he has dis-
covered a method of taking elec-
tricky from the air and turning it
directly into light and power.
retutn to this prison and justify
.the "honor system"- arid Gov.
,Hunt, wJo allows Him to goto
Wasnjngtpn, without guard, 5 to
patent his (invention?
If Meyers7 invention will do
what he and the few who haye
seen it. operate claim for it, he
will have accomplished what the
.greatest geniuses of this genera-tron.have-sought
in vain.- It will