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l MACHINE iS MAKING BRAINS -CHEAPER -,
Los Angeles. Will electricity-final-
ly supplant brains?
The question becomes pertinent in
connection with the utilization of a
new machine being tested in the
county auditor's office-here.
, It is the latest in mechanical brains.
The "Mechanical Braio" Under a Guiding Hand
It will add, subtract, multiply i and
do a few other mental gyninastics, all
In fact, it will do practically every
thing but talk.. And if a phonograph
ic attachment were connected it
would'be able tp dp 'th3t, too.
In addition tp all this ability, the
machine, is a typewriter "and by "its
power of addition becomes something,
of a cash register. The machine .will,
probably be installed -forthe purpose
of standardizing She auditing system.
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- THEY'LL KEEP RIGHT ON SOAK
ING CHfCAGOOLKS '
" Because New York productions.
need more pusHing than Chicago at-J
tractions, ana Decause oniy one ot
every six New York plays reaches'
Chicago; prices.of theater iiokets Willi
not be reduced nee' as they have I
been in rjew York. ..
John J.-Garrity; Chicago manager
for the Shuhert interests, made this
statement last'nighV'when he learned'
of the dispatch'which told of the re
ductiqns in New York prices.
Hereafter main floor sqats in Shu-
hert's.New York Blayhouses win seU.
for 2, $l,50;and,'$l.
flMs apparent that Chicago is to
be the "goat" and make up the deficit.
TO THE EDITOR
Why. do I send this pome to you? J!
Pray do not thirik-me sassy. I
But Ta coUeetingHprJnted shps,
And I've -heard that yours are
C Ladies'Home Journal -
ENOCH "N0CHS"EM OFF
Enoch.Johhson, a reporter for the
Chicago Journal, last night bested
five robhersjwho atempted to- hold
him up at Chicago av. and Townsend
st- 'HeJougti;heinff.with his .fists,