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KELLY OF MASSACHUSETTS, THE
"ORIQINAL 60,000 VOLTMAN."
48erved Apprenticeship Under WUard
gMHEdlion, Out It Little Known to
the Public Has Perfected
JljpBton. Outnhlo of men with knowl
edge of electrical nfTalrs nnd nchlovc
montB, It In nnt generally known thnt
THcro In llvltiK In I'IUmHoIiI. Mass.. nn
Inventor nnd engineer who linn won
high distinction In developing tho
great clcctrlcnl Industry of thU coun
try. John Forrest Kelly, tho "original CO.
000 volttunii." la n friend of tho wlznrd
Kdlson nn HPrvcd nn apprenticeship
under hlin. llo hns perfected 80 pot
outs, has received u degree of doctor
or philosophy nnd his nnmo Ih hur
Ki'stlvo of progressive methods In olec
trlcal machinery nnd stntlon de
dun. John Forrest Kelly, son cf Jcrcmlnh
nd Knto (Forrest) Kelly, wns horn
imr Carrlck-on-Sulr, Irolnnd, Mnrch
S, 1 859. lloth of Ills parents were
tochers, nnd several of Ills ancestors
nd their collateral relatives woro
dably successful In various profes-
r. Kelly was educated In Stevens
'uto of Technology In Hohoken,
., nnd received tho degrco of II. K
1878 nnd thnt of I'hD. In 1881.
Ills first occupation in llfn was ns
islstant to Thomns A. Kdlson In
ronlo I'nrk Inhnrntory, his work re.
itlng principally to tho chomlstry of
t.&to In 1879 ho ucenmo electrical on
cor of tho Now York brauch of tho
itorn Klectrlcnl Company. This
nt tho (lino when Hut telnphoun
being gcncrnlly Introduced, and
i dynmnoH woro first being np
to telegraphic purpose In tho
uctlon nud liiHlullincut of Inslru
for tok'Rrnphy nnd ttdephony
Hiuih measuring Instruments ns
Hon known. Mr. Kolly received
tt ho heciiiut) laboratory natlst
llltwiird Wntson. thou chief ulee
of nn electric lighting oompnuy
' York, ami with the exception
yonr Mr. Kolly continued bin
iltOJi with Mr. Watson until
SS0. Same or the muHt Impor
ark, BtiOh hp t!n reuoarch which
hi ttlo dlionwy of high resist
IIbjw of wy low or oron nngii
OipWOttirO eo-allloieuts. wns sub.
UJ onrrtwl out by Mr. Kolly.
illMovwttMi worn fallowed by
tif guwoedlng Mr. Watson as
tMkMftolnn of tho Unltod Statos
It Wghtllig Company, which In
fismi to the Wastlnghouso Intor-
Jnnhary, lRUg, Mr. Kolly Joined
JgiP DdrkBliti county oli-ctrlonl In
mL mm manloy at Omnt llnr
tMRIn tLxQgrttuojitul work. Tho
EPP5 H Mr- iWtjr In tills coip
noctlon Kftvo great Impetus to tho at
ternatlng curront business.
Mr. Kelly's lnvcntlvo work Is par
tially represented by 80 pntenU. Tho
art of building transformers and gen
erators of alternating currents was
revolutionized nnd Mr. Kelly and his
colleagues worn tho first to put poly
phase motors Into nctual commercial
service. Thnt biicccsb naturnlty led to
long dlstnnco transmission work, and
the (lint Inng-dlstnnco transmission
plants In California (Indeed tho first
In tho world) wcro undertaken on
Mr. Kelly's recommendation nnd ad
vice. Most of Mr. Kelly's work has been
of too tcchnlcnl a character to com
mand popular appreciation such, for
Instance, us that of Improving tho
ipmllly of steel. Ho was tho first one
to mnko nn hystorotlcnlly stnblo steel,
ii natter of moro Importanco than
tho comparatively spectacular trans
Mr. Kelly Is a member of tho Amer
ican lnstltuto of Klectrlcnl Engineers,
tho Amcrlcnn Klcctrochcm society, tho
American Academy of Political Sci
ence, tho American Kconomlc associa
tion, Amorlcnn Statistical society,
American Irish Historical society, Kn
glnecrs' club, nil of tho Unltod States,
and nlsa hn membership In tho In
stitution of Klectrlcnl Knglncors, So
ciety of Arts nnd Irish Toxts socloty
of England, and tho Socleto Interna
tlonnlo des Klectrlclcns of Franco.
What Is Heaven.
"If I could ho out of physlcnl pain,"
snld n lifelong Invalid, "I would ask
no other heaven." "If I could bo In n
plnco where I might know thrt my
husband never could bo killed on tho
truln!" cried ono of tho gentlo "wor
rlors" whoso capacity for suffering Is
neither understood nor respected by
tho snngulno . . . "If I could tako
my children to n world whoro ovory
tlmo 1 henr n croupy cough :ny heart
did not stand still with terror," urged
nuothcr. "that would bo heaven for
me." Tho mulatto girl who burst Into
joyful tears at llrst sight of n tnnrblo
bust of horiolf, "becnuso It was
white," had a gllmpso of hor heaven
beforo Its time.
"Hen ven must bo llko nny other
form of hnpplncBs, only 'moro so,'"
snld n thoughtful man. "And tho
conditions of happiness are thrco: n
cloan conscience, something to do,
nnd snmo one to love." KHzaboth
Stuart Pholps, In Harper's Weekly.
Need Thorough Cooking.
Hnw pullet, raw veal and raw fish
mnko tho graveyard fat. This 1b hun
dreds of years old. A Now York
caterer, perhaps tho most ofTlclont In
tho city, snld: "Thero nro threo Im
portant nrtlclcs of food that must, un
der no circumstances, ho served un
derdone Thoy nro fish, chicken nnd
venl. lly chicken I menn nil poultry
of n domestic nature. All ga'mo birds
should be rare. You want to bo u lit
tle careful nbout lamb, too; glvu It
plenty of cooking."
Averted an Excuse.
"I nnUeed," roninrked tho piano
stool to tho pnrlor lamp, "thnt you
started to smnko Inst night when Miss
Vomer was ontertnlnlng Mr. Tim
mid." "Yob." lopllod tho lamp, "I saw
sho wiib Just waiting for nn excuso
to turn ino down."
Foreign and Domestic.
His Wlfo treading) I seo thoy had
n hrond riot In Spain recently.
Hor lliialmnd Yi'h; unit we'll hnvo
ono nt home soon If there Isn't nn Im
provement In your biscuits. Chicago
Annual Tallow Supply.
According to calculations by ono of
tho bent-Informed candlo manufac
turers In Chicago, over 130,000,000
pounds of tallow nro used ovory year
for candle-mnklng In America.
New Telegraph Company Formed.
A cumnunv lias been formoil fur in
IraduoltiK wtroless mid long-dlstuncd
loigpnono somen, uctwegn Myico
mill Vow OfOfn
BANDY ATE THE "PARRITCH."
But He Had to Play Mean Trick on
Himself to Do It.
An old gentleman In a vlllngo not
tar from Ulnsgow breakfasted every
morning on porridge, nnd, In order to
Bnvo fuel, cooked a whole week's sup
ply ovory Saturday. Ono Friday morn
ing tho stuff seemed very cold nnd
very salt, and ho felt ho must abandon
tho strugglo to eat It. Hut his stub
born nature forbade nny such thought.
So ho fetched tho whisky from tho
cupboard, poured out n glass and
placed It before him on tho table.
"Now, Snndy," snld ho. "If yo eat
that porrltch ye'll line thnt whisky, nn'
If yo don't yo won't."
Ho stuck ngnln nt the last spoon
ful, but keeping his eyo steadily oh
tho glass or whisky, ho madu a bold,
bravo ofTort, and got It down. Then
bo slowly and carefully poured back
tho whisky Into tho bottlo with a
grnad grin, ns he said to himself:
"Sandy, my lad, 1 did yo thot time, yo
THEY WERE RETURNED,
Amy (after tho tiff) I shall return
rou everything you havo given mo.
Oeorgo (cheerfully) All right, thon.
Suppose we stnrt at the kisses first.
It Cures While You Walk.
Allen's Koot-Kiio it a certain cure for
hot, sweating, cslloua, and nwollen, Aching
fret. Hold by nil Drumd-. Price 25c. Don't
accept nny ulMtitute. Trinl package KKftK.
Addrcts Allen S. Ulmitcd, Lo Hoy, N. Y.
Tho best teacher of duties that still
I llo dim to us Is tho practlco of those
' wo sco and hnvo at hand. Qclklo.
A man returned to his natlvo vlllago
nftcr having emlgrntcd to. Kansas
Bomo 20 years previous. Ho asked
about different villagers ho had
known In tho old days, nnd finally of
tho town drunkard of his time.
"Oh, ho'B dead," wob tho roply.
"Well, well; dead and burled Is ho?"
"Nopo; they dldn t bury him."
"Didn't bury him!" exclaimed tho
former resldont. Well, then, what
did thoy do with him?"
"Oh, they Just poured him back In
AND A WOMAN'S WORK
Good Work Has Slow Growth.
Tlnncroft spent SC years on his hit
toiy nnd Webster 30 on hla dictionary.
'Tls tho snmo with tho grent Inven
tions. It took years of study and ox
porlmcnt to perfect them. Kvorythlng
must hnvo a foundation, otherwise It
ennnot stand, nnd tho mora solid tho
foundation tho safer Is the structure
Through Struggle to Repose.
Struggle and nngtilsh havo their
placo In ovory genuine llfo, but they
nro the stages through which It nd
vuncos to n strength which Is full ol
LYDIA. E. P
St. Paul Park Incident.
"After drinking coffeo for breakfast
I olwnys felt languid nnd dull, having
no ambition to get to my morning
duties. Then In nbout nn hour or so
n weak, nervous dornngomont of tho
heart nnd ntomnch would enmo over
mo with such furco I would frequently
lmvo to llo down.
"At other times 1 hnd severe head
aches; stomach Anally became af
fected nnd digestion so Impaired that
I had scrlotiH chronic dysiicpsln nud
cunstlpntloii. A lady, for many years
Htato President of the W. C. T. I'.,
told mo oho had been greatly hcnollted
by quitting coffee nud using Postum
Fooil Coffee i sho was troubled for
years with nKtlimn. Sho said II was
no cross to quit coffeo when sho
found sho could hnvo iib delicious an
nrtlclo iib Postum.
"Another lady who had been trou
bled with chronic dyspepsia for years,
found Immediate rollof on ceasing cof
feo and beginning Postum twlco n
day. Sho was wholly cured. Still
another friend told mo thnt Poutuin
Food Coffeo was n (lodsond to hor. her
heart trouble having been relieved
after leaving off coffeo and tuklng on
"So many such ensoa camo to my
notlco that I concluded coffeo was
tho cuuso of my troublo and I quit nnd
took up Postum. I nni more than
pleased to say that my days of troublo
lmvo disappeared. I nm wall and
happy." Thoro'B n Hoason." Koad
"Tho Hoail to Wollvlllo," In pkgs.
Ever read the above letter? A new
ono appears from time to time. They
m flonulnoi true, and full of human
Nature and n woman's work com
bined lmvo produced tho grandest
remedy for woman's ills that tho
world lias over known.
In tho (rood old-fashioned days of
our grandmothers they rolled upon
tho roots nud herbs of tho Hold to
euro dlscnso nud mltigutu suffering.
Tlio Indians on our "Western
Plains to-day can produco roots and
horhs for ovory ailment, and euro
diseases Hint tmlllo tho most skilled
physicians who havo spout years in
tho study of drugs.
From tho roots nnd horbs of tho
field Lydln K. I'itiklmm moro than
thirty venrs turn cuvo to tho women
1 of tho world ti remedy for their po
culiar ills, moro otout nnd efllca
1 clous than any t'omhlnatiou of drugs,
Lydin K. lMnkhnm's Vegotahl.
Compound is now recognized ns tho
stamlurd remedy fur woman's ills.
Mrs. Uertha MulT, of 01C N.C. St.,
Louisinnn, Mo., writes :
" Complete restoration to health
means v much to ma that for thn sako
of other suffering women 1 utn willing
to malio my trouble nubile.
1 "For twelve years I had been suffer
tug; with tho worht forms of female Ills.
During Unit tlmo I hnd eleven different
physicians without help. No tongue,
can tell what 1 Milfcrctl, and at times I
could hardly walk. About two years
ago I wrote Jlrti. PlnUlinm fur advice.
i I followed It, and e-u truly any thot
Lydlu K. Plnlihnin'ri Vegetalilu Com
pound and Mrs. PlnUhnm's advice re
stored health and strength. It is
worth mountains of gold to suffering
Whnt Lydla 15. Pinkham's Vcgo
tablo Compound did for Mrs. Muff,
it will do for other suffering women.
wnntnl In f II Ih- orlK
lnnl 11.00 box ul Natita
ilrrli furUrrnU, He-wiiri-iif
Piitnit Ofl.-'P linn recmlly ilreltlnl u iriulr-
uiiii-k cnni t-iituiiii rtmn III mj mviir.rnnrrllltiir
li ti-tfUtrml trittlr-ttiurtc nn Nnllve lkrb"
nlilcli vim Uoueil tu my cmnn-iliiirn, on tl'ti
fimuiil (lint llii-jr wrn nm riitlllnl In hiiiIi
riiilvmnrk, Fur nmii mill tttuis ntlU tUo
PutNtt onw' (imiloii, wiita
ft Ht WRIinoiii ottumtiyiit ?htQi