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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 30, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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MEIN DOINGS OF THE WORLD
DWARF WITH GANT BRAIN GOES I HOW RADICAL' LAWS "DROVE
AKEAtit Op "WIZARD" EDISON O0T7' CAPITAL
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tSteitmnsti
Schenectady, N. Y. Jan. 30. In
the total wealth of the 'United States
one of the ihost valuable ' assets is
Charles "Steinmetfc. v""
Germany might haye' had him as
part of hert pr'oducfiv.e' capital. But
she didn't want hiin. In fact) the Ger
man police chased him out of the
country just because he was writ
ing Socialistic' articles!' So 'he came
to America an insignificant immi
grant, without money,' and of little
value physically, because , he was
nearly a dwarf;' Charles fVSteinmetz
is not four, .feet tall. But he" has a
giant's brain v-
Seven years' afteiv he had 'fled the
German- police',- poor student, his
wonderful ' mind had" won him the
place of o)rief -.expert;, for the General
Electric Cq. Today Charles P. Stein
metz, working in hik "laboratory in
this city, 'Tiblds undisputed place as
the man who knows more aboiu; elec
tricity than; anyone else Sn America.
He has forged - ahead' of Edison in
fame as an .inventor,. .
Gov. George-W. P. Hunt. ,
Phoenix, Ariz., Jan. 30. When
George-W.rPr.Hunt presided over the
convention1 ihat-wrote into the state
constitution the. radical provisions,
the conservative business men pre
dicted that "capital would be dor
mant." Hunt is governqrribw. The radical
constitution has been working for
three years. How capital was
"driven out" fs shown in the fact
that tax values haye jumped from.
.$90,0O0,00O4n.l9li to $370,000;000 in
1913. Population has jumped.
Phoenix has added Improvements
at the rate of a new one a day. Tuc
son is booming under the comple
tion of the El Paso &' Southwestern
Railroad. ,
England has many women employed-
in unique trades. For instance",
there are 86 w.omen plumbers there,
231 blacksmiths, 5t carpenters and
14 maisons.

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