"My demonstrations in Colorado
Springs in 1899 proved that not only
telegraphic signals could be sent
across the globe, as I predicted in
1892, but that the faintest modula
tions of the human voice could be im
pressed upon the planet as a whole
and reproduced at any point, irre
spective of distance.
"The result .just attained by the
navy department proves,, in a prac
tical way, what my scientific experi
ment showed to be a fact 15' years
"How soon do. you expect a full
commercial demonstration of your
prophetic scientific experiments of 15
"I cannot,, of course,, answer in
what state the work of others might
be, but, so far as lam concerned, I
would have no technical difficulty in
establishing telephonic communica
tion to the chief centers of the world
inside of a few months, for I have al
ready built a plant for this very pur
pose. "When it is completed it will be pos
sible for any telephone subscriber to
call up and talk to any other tele
phone subscriber in the world who is
connected with' a central This plan
I Tiave developed long ago and it has
been called my 'world system.'
"In vthis-plan there will be no
change whatever in the present tele
phone1 apparatus. .Everything in the
municipal exchanges, as well as in in
dividual installations, remains intact."
Nikola Tesla and his "World-System" wireless plant at Shoreham, L. !.,
where he is conducting-his great-experiments. '
They're '.keeping the will of A.-G.
Spalding from -his aged mother for
fear-that knowledge of its' contents
would kill her. This will making'bus
lness is sure:great-
A sense of- humor is that which
makes you laugh at something that
happens to' somebody else which
would make-you'angry-'if it happened
to you. -. "
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