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THE ARGTTS, THURSDAY, APRIL 00, 1008.
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.'Wireless Sfanals Planned to
. Prevent Shipwrecks Along
'' ' ' the Coast. . '" h.
HIGHLY PRUSED BY SAVANTS
Frenchman Proposes to Communicate
With Ships in all Seas from Top -of
Eiffel Tower. - -
If Hie proposal presented to 'the
French Academy of Sciences at Tarls
a few days ago lty Bouquet tie La
Orye IV adopted, llie Eiffel tower will
(lay Miicb an Important role in tfie
world' shipping that wrecks through
.liiiKcalculntioii of longitude will licre
nfier he rendered lmimssihle.
The venerable savant, according to a
wireless telegraph dispatch from Paris
to the New York .Times, purposes to
equip the tower so that It ran send the
exact time. according to the meridian
of either Paris or (Jreenwich to every
y-hlp in the world equipped with wire
He says that a wireless plant of suf
tlclent force can le established to send
Ilftrl.fau waves completely around the
world. My a: prearranged signal either
noon or midnight would Tie tinlieate1.
and ships would thus tie aide to regu
late their own vli-.tiimmefe.-s and lea'rn
the exact longitude, wlthouiMakhig ob
servations hy the sun.s ' ''
The proposal has already Iteen ac--epted
in principle, anil experiments
will first lie, undertaken with the con
currence of- French 'ships -In liothJ,the
Atlantic and the Mediterranean. It U
imrposed to send the hour of midnight
according to Paris time, this lielng
preferable to ltoon owing to the af
!euce of local disturbances. s ' .
Among those who applauded the pro
posal were Simon Xcwcoinb. the emi
nent astronomer of Washington." ad
Alexander Agasslx of Cambridge. Mass.
lioth were enthusiastic in praise of the
plan and said that undoubtedly It
would-' receive the support of officials
and scientists in the raited States.
' Experiments are also now, In progress
with a . wireless telephony apparatus
on the Eiffel tower. The results of
the-e exiierlments are thus far inde
cisive, but important results are hoped
for in the near future.
.The lower continues to furnish the
means of rapid and sure wireless com
munication between the government
and the army In Morocco. Should La
Orje's proposal be put Into execution,
however. It Is probable that a new
wireless post will be Installed by the
Freuch government on some ".lofty
mountain peak, possibly In theCanary
Inlands. V " '
She.W Filled With Apimratnn.
From the top of the tower, 830 feet
aliove the pavement, there fall Into
the Avenue de Suffreu four cables end
lug In a rude Inclosnre. within which
are n number of rough sheds composed
of hoards. The few visitors who are
allowed to enter the Inclosure ' find
within the sheds apparatus similar to
that which Is installed on Long Island
sound steamer for the. purpose of
maintaining wireless communication
with the shore. P.ut of course every
thing Is on a much larger scale the
eondenser Is a huge thing ami the coll
of wire for resistance Is gigantic al
though the receiver is a far more deli
cate Instrument than that used on the
sound steamers, and the man, who
manipulate: It must lie ever alert to
catch the faintest vibrations produced
by the Hertzian waves flowing from
the masthead of the cruiser Kleljer.
hundreds of miles away to the south,
off Casablanca.. These waves leave the
frigate with a force of p,n)0 volts, but
It'requlres a most delicate instrument
to perceive them when they reach the
The telephone with which, at cer
tain times In the day. the tower staff
experiment for the night is ltest fitted
for the transmission of the govern
ment messages Itotween the tuai d'Or
say and Casablanca is the Invention
of M. Branly. who has lately succeeded
in directing 'torpedoes by Tlertzian
waves so that their maneuvers cannot
be interfered with -by the enemy. It
ls'much more simple than the wireless
telegraphic installation, and messages
by it have already lieen sent ns far an
Lyons, although uninterrupted commu
uicHtion has not lieen maintained.
X 1 Look f 01 Red 1fis -Tliey M ea& bblliaf s Saved Yon-Cash ortrldit 11
Sanitary Test With Dyed Rate.
. Colored rodeiM are to be Introduced
by , Dr. Blue pa that he may better
study the-; sanitary situation In San
Francisco. Jle wants to know whether
rats are' migrating from one district of
the city to another and If so how rap
Idly1 such migrations are taking place.
For this purpose he has ordered that a
um,ber pt rats tdiall be dyed red. and
'.; Ill crated In one district', arid green ones
." are to le lllerated In another.
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The' Way of Humanity. " .
Human uaru re Is kind and generous,
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uiu it is narrow auu biiuu ana can
'only with difficulty conceive anything
but . what It rlmmedlately . sees and
" feels. People would Instantly care for
" others as well as themselves If only
they could Imagine 'others as well aa
Uiemselves. Let a child, fall Into, a
. river before the roughest man's eyes
he will usually do what he can to get
It rtut. even at some risk to himself,
and nil the town will triumph in the
saving of one little life. Let the same
maa he' shown that hundreds of chil
dren are dyiug of fever for want of
.some sanitary measures which It will
cost hlni trouble to urge, and he wHU
make no effort, and probably, all the
town would" resist him If he did.
Commencing Thursday iiioniing we will begin the greatest REDUCTION Sale ever offered Tri-Citv buvere.'' Through our close connec-
tion witji some ot the largest manufacturers in the-couutry we have been enabled to make some of the most advantageous purchases ever
given a Furniture dealer. These goods have been arriving for the last three weeks and are now shown on our floors all. marked with a
RED TAG at BARGAIN t PRICES antt fnPLAIN - FIGURES Together with these goods we have marked goods in all departments
With tlie RED TAG, giving you an --opportunity to buy goods ,in all clepariments at the RED JAG SALE irices. These goods consist of
odd pieces odd sets articles thatthe maim facfurers have 'discontinued and .furniture that sells in certain seasons onlv, in fact we are
going to give Davenport it's hSt' real live honest SL AUGllTER SALE. . - ' - - - x"
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.There's no possible doubt that this will be the: really, trcniendo'us,' un)aralleled success of, Furniture Sales in the history of Davenport.
,.Our undisputed success of fornier'oilVringH' during our first .'six months i' career have clearly proven to us that we are giving the people
just wliaf they have wanted for years past .and we intend to; continue to jmrsiie these lines'. High grade merchandise at rocky bottom
rices wins any place.
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Don t Fail to Read
Our Premium Offer
- Martin Cabinet
- in Plain
Take a look at these. See what the Red Tag !s doing. You will find hundreds of others when you come
This Big Offer is for Either Cash or Credit
There is no limit. to the number of times you may register. .Our old 'as: well as new customers get-:
the; same privilege. No employes of this store wjU be allowed to participate , in this offer. For full partic- '.
ins ait umuc.--- - .- v ....,.--. r r
ulars of this 'offer see cards in our window or inquire at office.
Batchelor Wardrobe $13.65
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With ' every jst ve or
R.nnge"' bought aiiring
i his sale amounting 1o
2i or over (Cash or
Credit) we will give jou
your choice of either a
large mahogany Chif-.
ftmicr, a beautiful Oak
Kocker, or a set -of 5o
)iece Initial Dinner
V: (Kxactly I.ike Cut)
Red Tag Price $13.65
Colonial Rocker ' . ' "
(Eiafily Like Oit) -
C Red Tag Price $8.35
. (Exactly (Jke Vul)
Red Tag Price $3.95
. Iteil Vi'rona '
(Exactly Like Cut)
Proposition ; II
For every urchase
made in our store (Cash
or Credit) during this
sale amounting to 2.00
or over, you will be
privileged;, to register
your, name and partici
pate .in our beautiful
Red Tag Price $9.5
(Exactly I4kc C iii).;
Red Tag Price $7:50
Step in a nd Look A round
r( Exactly like Call-
Red Tag Price $2.05
J In"t forj-ct 6ur dinner wl iiiHiosiiii S ilH-e4 with
; ,yoir Initial in all on firpy )iivc p;lv'n nbsolutcly I'UI-U-: .
-Willi a luirchiise of $13 or p. tip il'.ytmr aniouni i-ca-lic
'$!.. tluriiiu'. li'-year yon r;t tln iu ' i-'KEf m pcnu'iiibop
cvPry : Utile' hit licijis.. Way wm.
To every purchaser of
goods in this store dur
ing this sale who pays
cash, we will give you
t hej ri v i 1 ege, of regist er-,
ing your uamc twice for
everv 3.00 paid. V -
To everv cusiomer
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; who now has an account
with us and who pays
thein account uji in fid!
Jietween ilov VaudP June
1st, we will give you the
privilege of registering
three times : , v - :
; A Pleasure to Shoiv Goods
You Don't Haver to Buy
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