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I t The American AmericanWireless Wireless Telephone and Telegraph Company Companythe Companyf
f the First Legally Organized in the United States Statesx StatesHas
1 J x Has Demonstrated by Its Superior System Its ItsSupremacy ItsSupremacy ItsSupremacy
Supremacy by Actual Working Tests During Duringthe Duringp
p the Last Yacht Races When It Inter Interfered Interj Interfeted
1 j feted with Every Other System Systemf Systemand Systemand
l f and Placed Them II Hors Horsdu Horsi
i S i du Combat CombatTHIS CombatI
I I j
I f1 The True History of the Yacht Races 1901 Shows the Great Superiority Superiorityof
of the American Wireless Telephone and Teleoraph TeleoraphCompanys TeleoraphCompanys TeleoraphCompanys
Companys System Over Our Foreign Rivals RivalsThe RIvalsI
The HeraldMarconi HeraldMarconl Ctimbination Combination CombJnation
The American Wireless Telephone Telephonend Telephoneind
ind nd Telegraph Companys patents on onjvlrelees onIrele onwlreleee
jvlrelees Irele telegraphy tele raphy now embrace the thelest the1Ieat thebest
lest and most efficient methods of send sending sending nd ndJnr ¬
ing electrical communications without withoutWires withoutwIre withoutwires
Wires wIre The FluBT American patent patentgranted patnt3jranted patentgranted
granted being the Art or Basic patent patentof patentc
I of c > f October 8 1886 No 850209 which whichibecause whichtJecaUM whichbecause
because of Its It I ground and aerial ca capacity calIaclty capacity ¬
pacity controls the field tiel 11 for Electrical ElectricalCommunication EI ElectricalCommunication trlcal trlcalCommunication
Communication Without Wires Wlr In InAmerica Ini inAmerica
America supplemental to these are aretwelve aretwelve aretwelve
twelve other patents granted up to todate toate todate
< date ate while whll still UIl other valuable patents patentsare patentaare patenteare
are pending which gives Ive the Ameri American AmerlI Amercan ¬
can Wireless Telephone and Telegraph TelegraphCompany TelerephCompany TelegraphCompany
I Company the power to operate under underilve under1v underfive
five 1v separate parate and distinct systems systemsThus systemsThus tem temThul
Thus this tIll company controls and has hasmore b81more hoemore
more patents than any other company companyJn companyIn companyin
In the world which American ingenvlty Ingen Ingenuity InnIil ¬
uity Iil and brains have Invented and per perlected per1ected perfected
lected 1ectedTHIS fectedTHIS lectedTHIS
j ENT COMPANY granting licenses to tosubcompanies toJIubcompanle toaub
subcompanies aub compenlee to operate Its system systemand Iyatemmd systemand
and md who are now preparing to Install Installapparatus Installapparatu Installapparatus
apparatus for operation Our experi experimental experlmental exper expermentel ¬
mental stations tatlou at Galilee and Dame Barneat Darnesat Damegat
sat at City N J about 46 miles mil apart apartprill apartanIlI
prill 111 be ready dr in a few weeks for in inapectlon InapecUon Inspectton
apectlon and all stockholders are in invited Invite4 invited
vited to witness wltn the sending Mndln and re receiving reo reoo8lvln recelvfng ¬
ceiving o8lvln of Wireless Messages MessagesThe M MThe MessagesThe
Novem November Novmber Novembet ¬
The Company was wa organised
ber 1 1899 and gave numerous public publicdemonstrations publloodemontratlon publicdemonstrations
demonstrations during durin the following followingyear followingyear followingyear
year The first patent owned by the thecompany thecompany thecompanythequart
companythequart company thequasl Inventor of which whichA whichA whichA
A F Collins who could not build a ma machlnesuceessfully machlneluccellfully machinesuccesefully
chlnesuceessfully because becau the theldeR idea was wassuggested w waullelted wasauggested
suggested by the president of the com company company cornpany
pany we were compelled to engage an another another another ¬
other a bright young electrician electriciannamed electricianDarned electriciannamed
named II P Davis of Queen Co CoPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia
Philadelphia who with the president presidentmade pr presidentmade ldlnt ldlntmade
made the th the invention work then the thevaluable theValuable thevaluable
valuable services of Prof H Shoe Shoemaker Shoemaker Shoemaker ¬
maker were secured who by his super superlor superlor suporiar
lor knowledge and ability ablllt nbllity added suc successful successful sueeaseful ¬
cessful Improvements and thus com completed comJleted cornpteted ¬
Collins CollinsShoemaker CollinsShoemnker CollneHhoemnker
pleted Jleted the efficiency of the
Shoemaker apparatus on which other otherletters otherletters otherletters
letters patent were granted Professor ProfessorShoemaker ProfeesorShoemaker Professor9boemaker
Shoemaker has brought this companys companyssuperior compnnys1Iuperlor companyssuperior
high ef efficiency efI effIclency atilciency ¬
superior system to Its It I present
ficiency ficiencyOn fIclencyI
I i I On September 19 1900 under the thesupervision the1Iupervilion theaupervielon
supervision of Professor Shoemaker Shoemakerthis Shoemakerthla Shoemakerthis
successful successfulmessage suecessfulmessage uccefulmell8ge
this company sent the first
message from Camden N J to the thePhiladelphia thePhiladelphia thePhiladelphia
Philadelphia North American crossing crossingthe crolngthe crossingthe
the Delaware River using the Improv Improved Improvd improved ¬
ed d apparatus perfected by Professor H HShoemaker HShoemaker Hshoemaker
Shoemaker which was reported in the theNorth theNorth theNorth
North American the following day dayThrough dayhrouh dayThrough
Through hrouh an error this thl paper printed printedthat printedthat printedthat
Inventor Collins was waspresent wasJrent waspresent
that the quail
present Jrent such was not the oasef case as a the thecompany thecompany thecompany
company had previously dispensed dispensedwith dllpen dispensedwith ed edWith
with his bl services From this time on onthe onthe onthe
the companys progress and anddevelop anddevelopment developwent develop development ¬
ment was rapid Later on the com company comany company ¬
pany > any acquired by purchase the first or orBasic or1mllc orbasic
Basic patent No 350309 which it now nowowns nowownl nowowns
ownsDuring owns ownsDuring ownlDurlnl
During the past nine months very veryImportant verylmOrtant veryimportant
Important progress prolre has been made by bythis bytlill bythis
this company it demonstrated l monetrated the en entire enUre entire ¬
tire efficiency of the system not only onlyduring onlydurin onlyduring
during durin the yacht races where because becauseof becauseof > tK1aUIe tK1aUIeIt
of its It superiority it Interferred with wlt7ithis wlt11thl withthis
this thl companys foreign rivals so that thatthey thatthy thatthey
they could not get correct messages messagesthrough meAleIthrouh messagesthrough
through on acccount of this thl companys companysinterference companylInterfrence companysinterference
interference while while sending its dis dispatches dl dlpatehei dlrpatches ¬
patches so much so tat their repre repretentative repreMlltativ representattve
tentative was compelled to come com to tothis tothis
PRESIDENT to Interchange bulletins bulletinsor bulletinor
or tovallow to 411ow them even every alternate alternatefive alternatetlve alternatefive
five minutes to work their instruments instrumentsmad Inltrumentd instrumentsxnd
mad d keep the American Companys sil silent iiieat 11 11lilt ¬
lilt so they the could get t messages messagesthrough metlll1throllih messagestrough
through during the Interim InterimThe InterimThe InterimThe
The American Company aleo by its itsyatem It itssystem
system Item received signal and anaover msssages msssagseover msssagesover
over 160 miles IIfI Its laboratory II al always alwa1 IIways ¬
wa1 ways full of experienced electricians electriciansand stectrletaneand
and maul men in training to experiment experimenta
build construct and install wireless wirelessInstrumnets wlrele wirelesslnetrumnets s sInltrumnUi
Instrumnets under the supervision of ofProfessor ofProfueor ofProfessor
Professor Shoemaker and as a soon as asthey asthy asthey
they are competent its It subcompanies subcompaniesengage subcompaniesengage ubcomllflnl81nple
engage them to construct and install installthe Intal1the Installthe
the operating plants plantsThis plantThl plantsThis
This Thl company up to date has fulfilled fulfilledevery fulfilledevery fulfilledevery
every obligation which it set ojU to do doand doand doand
and all that it has h advertised It hasperfected has hasperfected hasperfcted
perfected the finest wireless wlrele tale telegraphy tel telrraphy talegraphy ¬
graphy superior in every respect to toany toany toany
any system in the world today It f fnow is isnow IInoW
now up to the subcompanies utHompanl to takehold take takehold takehold
hold and put the system Into practical practicaloperation precllcaloperatlonj practicaloperation
operation the Federal SubCompany SubCompanyhas
has assured the parent company that thatthey tbatUley thatthey
they have purchased grounds roundl at Baltimore Balti Baltimore DaIUmore ¬
more and Washington and are now nowerecting nowerecllnl nowerecting
erecting poles for the tllelnltRllaUon installation of an anoperating anoperatln anoperating
operating plant The New England EnglandbubCompany EnglandbubCompany Englandbub
bubCompany bub Company it is I claimed have theirforces their theirforces thlrforce
forces at work in the New EnglandStates England EnglandStates EnrlandStatu
States preparing to erect operativestations operative operativestations operativeItaUon
stations stationsThe ItaUonThe stationsThe
The American Wireless Wlrele s Telephone Telephoneand Telepboneand Telephoneand
and Telegraph Company parent company com company company ¬
pany IB now ready to receive ordersfor orders ordersfor ordersfor
for LONGDISTANCE wireless tele telegraph telegraph telegraph ¬
graph instruments from He l iI SubCom SubCompanies SubCompanle SubCompaniee ¬
panies so that they can Install andoperate and andoperate andoperate
operate the same me at an early dateThe date dateThe dateThe
The HeraldMarconi combination was wasvery wasvery I
very glad Indeed to receive a license licenseor lianaor leen leenor
or permit from the American WirelessTelephone Wireless WirelessTelephone Wirel WirelTelephon
Telephone and Tleegraph Company to toreport torport toreport
report the yacht races of 1899 of whichthe which whichthe whlohtile
the following is a copy copyIn copyIn copyIn
In consideration of one dollar
100 and other valuable consldera conslderatlon considera consideration c nldera nlderalion ¬
lion paid by James Jllm Gordon Bennett Bennettto
to the American Wireless Wlrele Tele Telegraph Tel Telgraph Telegraph ¬
graph and Telephone Company Companythat Companythat Companythat
that company agrees not to bring suitagainst suit suitagainst ult ultIplnlt
against said Id Bennett based upon tile theinfringement tneInfringement tileInfringement
Infringement of any patent or patents patentsowned patentowned patentsowned
owned by said company for wirelesstelegraphy wireless wirelesstelegraphy wlrelelltelegraphy
telegraphy In the United States In Inreporting Inreporting inreporting
reporting the coming International Internationalyacht Internationalyacht internationalyacht
yacht races during October 1899 1899Dated 1899Dated 1899Dated
Dated 26th of September 1899American 1899 189JAmerican 1899Amerlonn
American Wireless Telephone and Tel Telegraph Telegrnph Telegraph ¬
egraph Company CompanyBy CompanyBy CompanyBy
By L C Learned Agt AgtWitness AgtWitness AgtWitness
Witness William Harris HarrisThe HnrrlsTbe HarrisThe
The Now York Herald agrees to the thewithin thewIthin thewithin
within 20th September 1899 New NewYork NewYorl NewYork
York Herald HeraldJames HornldJnmee HeraldJames
James Gordon Bennett PropBy Prop PropBy PropDy
By W C Rieck RleckWitness RieckWltnee RieckWitness
Witness Thor W It WhiteFollowing White WhiteFollowing WhiteFollowIng
Following the yacht races reee of 99 it itwas ItWRI itwas
was publicly stated that Marconi unsuccessfully un unsuccessfully unuccfully ¬
successfully tried to sell 11 his system systemtothe systemtothe ystemtothe
tothe Government and also formed a aMuudOOOO a1vuOOOO aluD0000
MuudOOOO 1vuOOOO stock company of whichthe which whichthe whichthe
the following were Incorporated as ap appeared appeare appearel ¬
peared peare < l in the public prints Gugllemo GugllemoMarconi GugllemoJoarconl GugilemoMarconi
Marconi of London England Isaac L Llice LRice LRice
Rice and August Belmont of New Newfork NewYorlc NewYork
fork Clement A Grlscom of Philadel Philadelphia PhlladelpIlla Philadelplda ¬
phia and Robert Goodbody of Pater PaterKm Patern Paterson
Km n N J It Is understood the New Newfork NewYork NewYork
York Herald was also Interested InterestedIVhen IntereltedWhen
When the owners of the Dolbear patentfound patent patentFound patentound
found Found Marconi Intended to operate In InAmerica InAmerica inAmerica
America with so many millions back backt backof backof
of t him they thought It was a good goodjpportunlty loodopportunity goodopportunity
opportunity to secure damages from fromMarconi fromZarconl fromAlarcon
Marconi for Infringement and accord accordingly accordIngly accordingly ¬
ingly the owners of the Dolbear patent patentjntered patentnter8 patententered
entered nter8 < 1 complaint against him for forUOOOOO
1100000 100000 damages but after Marconi Marconirealised Marconireallaed Marconirealized
realized that he b was brought into courthe court courtIB courthe
he IB abandoned abandon ell his scheme to sell stock stockn ItockIn stookin
In n this country and his hi Instruments InstrumentsIropped Instrumentljdropped Instrumentsdropped
dropped the company and left the theihores thehorM theshores
shores of America for f r his Dear Old OldSngland OldEngland OldEngland
England When the case came intocourt Into Intosourt Intocollrt
court his company had been abandoned aban abanloned abandoned
doned his sale Jal of Instruments stopped stoppedind ItOppedand
and the attempt to sell his bl system to tohe tothe tothe
the he United Un I tell States Government was wasmlted wa waha1t8l1
thus stopping his Infringement InfringementThe InfringementTIle
The owners of the Dolbear patent sawnothing saw sawlothlng aw awnot1l1ne
nothing In sight upon which to levy levyor levyfor levyfor
for or 100000 damages so the complaint complaintras complaintwal complaintwas
was withdrawn and the Judge dismiss dismissdlt dlml dlmldlt
dlt furtheractlon can be taken at any anyline anytlm
tlm line against all alllnfrhlieri infrlngers The main mainibject mainobject mainobject
object of the complaint at the time timeras UmeWal
ras to collect damages damagesAbout dma dmaAbout damagesAbout
About a year ago through a a broker brokerhe brokerthe brokerthe
the he Kerala tried to purchase a con conrolling controlllnte controlling
rolling Interest of this tl11 company com pan and andts andIta andIts
Its ts patents but the price prlc seemed mllli too tooilgh toobllh
and from What bat was wa understood
it th the > time they expected to sell this thlvystem thl thltem
tem to the Government but per per perinps perbap
bap inps there was 11 not enough rakeoff rakeoffo
l o pay P the tb different parties whQwere whQwerehterested hO were wereInteretell
it Is understood even n Naval Navalitricers NavalIl1Iler
were in the scheme The Her HerIds nerI1ldl
Ids experts I requested requJ ted this company
to send nd Its representatives reprentRU to New Newtork Newkork Newkork
kork and nd demonartata lie it apparatus apparatuswhich app apparatuswhich r tul tulwhloh
which was wa done donej subeeejaenttf the ex experts experta exparts ¬
parts and brokers came over to Phila Philadelphia IhUadelphia PhIiadelphla ¬
delphia made a thorough test and pro pronounced pronounced proflounced ¬
nounced the workings orklng of the system systemsatisfactory IltemIatlfactDry systemsatisfactory
satisfactory and far superUtf superb to Mar Marconls Marconi Matscoals >
coals coni They sent nt and received as ashigh 81hlh ashigh
high as forty words per minute the thecoglss thec01le thecopies
copies c01le of which are still tllI In this oom companys oompali oomponys ¬
panys pali possesison They The lauded this thiscompanys thlllcompanyl thiscompanys
companys system to the skies at the thetime thetime thetime
time This company then broke off ne negotiations negotlatlonll n ngotlations ¬
gotiations for a higher price and the theueal theueal theueal
ueal was called off NOW THE HER HERJ HERI HERaLD
PURCHASE IT This Is I probably the thereal thereal thereal
real reason why the Herald abused abusedand abul8dand abusedand
and libelled the American Company Companyand Companyanll Companyand
and lauds the Foreigner Marconi Marconiand Maleon Maleonand Marconiand
and possibly It is the same me clique cliquethe cliquethe cliquethe
the members of which are endeavoring endeavoringto
to unload the Inferior Marconi system systemon
on the Government and by the Ameri American Amerlcan Amer Amercan ¬
can Companys reporting successfully successfullyand
and correctly the yacht yacht races and in interfering Interfrlng interfering ¬
terfering with their dispatches so that thatthey thatthey thatthey
they could not receive correct and com complete complete cornplate ¬
plete messages while It was operating operatingtheir operatingtheir operatingtheir
their plans were werespolled spoiled and thus the theAmerican theAmerican theAmerican
American Company incurred the ani animosity animolty antmoslty ¬
mosity of Its RIVALS RIV AUI the Herald HeraldMarconiLondon HeraldMarconlLondon HeraldMarconiLondon
MarconiLondon Combination This Thllli Thlllithe Is Isthe isthe
the real reason why the Herald vents ventsIts ventiIt ventsits
Its It spleen upon It and nd prints mislead misleading mlleaI1Ing mtaleadIng ¬
ing statements The Herald has had hadMarconi hadMarconi hadMarconi
Marconi on the brain for two years yearsbut yeaMbut yearsbut
but hasnt done anything yet but to toexploit toexploit toexploit
exploit him as much much as possible po lble The TheAmerican TheAmerican TheAmerican
American Company desires dell res to say to tothe tothe tothe
the public DONT BE DECEIVED by byits byIts byIts
its Jealous and envious rivals who whoeven whoevcn whoeven
even though they own and control cer certain certain certain ¬
tain newspapers cannot combat facts factsand tactland factsand
and this companys superior system systemthe systemthe systemthe
the result of American Ingenuity and andbrains andbrelnl andbrains
brains brainsConcerning brelnlConcerning brainsConcerning
Concerning the HeraldMarc IIerel Herald 1MarClPnAIIIO 1MarClPnAIIIOcated Martpn > nAsso nAssocated Asso AssoGated
cated Press controversy with this com company company cornpany ¬
pany during and following the yacht yachtraces yachtrace yachtraces
races September 26 to October 4 this thiscompany ttal ttalcompany thiscompany
company unqualifiedly asserts that its itssystem itsYltem itssystem
system ALONE successfully reported reportedthe reportedthe reportedthe
the complete races much to the cha chagrin chaoIrln chagrin ¬
grin of its It foreign rivals who were werediscomfited weredlacomftted werediscomfited
discomfited by our success and de demoralised demoraliled domoralised ¬
moralised by their utter inability to tocope tocope tocope
cope with the merits of the superior superiorAmerican ImperlorAmerican superiorAmerican
American Companys system From Fromall Fromall Fromall
all sources obtainable we understand understandthe umlerltandthe understandthe
the HeraldMarconlAssoclated Herald Marconi Asociated Press Presscombination Prelcombination Presscombination
combination used carrier pigeons wig wigwagging wllwlll1nl wigwsggtng
wagging by flags fl and fast steam tugs tugsas tupal tugsas
as dispatch boats for carrying their theirwireless theirwlrle theirwireless
wireless wlrle news ashore so you can see seethe leeUte seethe
the sour grapes of the Herald at attached attachell attached ¬
tached to their malicious statement statementThe ltatementThe statementThe
The New York Herald abuses and li libeled 11beled iibaled ¬
beled us 11 because becau we prevented them themfrom themfrom themfrom
from receiving correct wireless wlrel meesages mel messages melIRgtt ¬
sages during the yacht races It Itmakes Itmak Itmakes
makes mak them howl We are sorry for forthem forthem forthem
them The Th Electrical World and En Engineer Englneer Engineer ¬
gineer In their Issue of October 12 12states 12tatel 12states
states that we placed the others hors horsdu hor hordu lionsdu
du combat combatThe combatThe combatThe
The whole basis bal of attack of tire en entire entire entine ¬
tire combination of millionaire Anglo An AngloAmericans AngloAmerlcanl ¬
glo gloAmericans Amerlcane Is Islnplrel1 inspired by envy and andJealousy andjealoulY andjealousy
Jealousy and we can refute their theircharges theirohar theircharges
charges ohar and substantiate our claims claimsbefore claimsbefore claimsbefori
before the tll intelligent American public publicby pllblloby publicby
by affidavit atldavite and reliable witnesses witnessesIn
In order to prove to the general en8ral pub public publ1c pubtic ¬
tic the veracity of this thl companys companysclaims company companyclaim companysclaims
claims and the falsity fallt of Its rivals rivalsstatements rlftl rlftltatemnt rivalsstatements
statements the American Company Is Issues IIlUe issues ¬
sues lUe the following challenge chal1en
The American Wireless Telephone Telephoneand TelephoneI Telephoneand
I and Telegraph Company will sail over overthe overtile overthe
the same me course of yacht races and andeven andeven andeven
even further using the same Instru Instruments Intrumentll instrumente ¬
ments and code while our rivals the theHeraldMarconi th thHeraldMarconl theheraldMarconi
HeraldMarconi combination shall hall use usethe UMthe usthe
the same Instruments and code which whichwere whichwere whichwere
were used at the yacht races and If Ifthe Ifthe 1fthe
the American Company sends MII I in their theirdispatches tblrdllpatche theirdispatches
dispatches to the station the Herald HeraldMarconi HeraldMarconI HeraldMarconi
Marconi combination shall pay to Dr DrG DrG DrG
G P Gehring of the American Company Com Company Company ¬
pany 10000 And If they do not sue succeed BUece8l1 sueceed ¬
ceed in sending their dispatches Dr DrG DrG
G P Gehrlnp of the American Com Company Company Company ¬
pany will forfeit 10000 Provided Providedthat Providedthat Providedthat
that the successful contestant shan shaldonate shandonnto shalldonate
donate the 10000 won from Its rival rivalto rlvnlto rivalto
to the Mutual Charities Ch qritiea rltles of the Cities Citiesof Citiesof Citiesof
of New York and Philadelphia or that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the sum named be placed In the hands handsof hnndsof handsof
of the respective mayors of each city cityfor cityfor cityfor
for equal distribution to the poor poorBoth poorDoth poorBoth
Both systems are to be used simul simultaneously slmultaneou11 simultaneously ¬
taneously taneou11 same as In the yacht races raceswhich racelwhich raceswhich
which will prove that Marconi will not notget notget notget
get his dispatches even as the Her Herald HeraId liaraid ¬
aId says he did NOT during the yacht yachtracesof yachtracelof yachtracesot
racesof 1901 and andfurther further if the Amen American Amerlcan Amencan ¬
can Company succeeds in sending Its Itsdispatches ItlIIIpatchel itsdispatches
dispatches the Herald shall hall pay to the themerican theAmerican theAmerican
American Wireless Telephone and Tele TeleKraph TeleIItNiph Telegraph
graph Company 100000 exemplary exemplarydamages exemplarydamalel exemplarydamages
damages for its malicious and libelous llbelousstatements IIbeloulstatement libelousstatements
statements Dr G P Gehrings 10
000 00 will be deposited In any bank bankigreed bankagreed I IIIlItreed
agreed upon immediately upon noti notification notlficatlon notification ¬
fication of the acceptance of this chal chalenge challenge I Ilenge
lenge enge as the guarantee of good faith on onthe onthe onthe
the part of the American Company CompanyDur CompanyOur CompanyOur
Our rivals rival the Herald combination Is IsLo I Ito isto
to Lo make a similar deposit within three threelays tbreedaYI threedays
lays from date In the same bank bankj the thetests theteltl theteete
tests to take place within ten days daysfrom daYIfrom daysfrom
from date of acceptanceMuch acceptance acceptanceMuch acceptanceMuch
Much has been published by the Her Hertld Heraid Heraid
aid and Its It I correspondents regarding regardingthe reardlngthe regardingthe
the Great Marconi Trlumps and andwith andwith andwith
with much glee about the success of ofhe ofthe ofthe
the he English EDlltll h Marconi System In the theHAWAIIAN theHAWAIIAN theHAWAIIAN
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Read the fol folowing followlnrletter following
owing lowlnrletter letter and judge for yourself yourselfOctober yourlfOctoher yourselfOctober
October 19 1901 1901American 1901Amlrlcan 1901Anterican
American Wireless Wlrele Telephone and Tele Telegraph Telegraph Telegraph ¬
graph Company CompanyPhiladelphia Companylhlladelphla CompanyPhiladelphia 1 1GICITfJlUI
Philadelphia Pa PaGiejmFNf PaGaxTtastAN
GICITfJlUI GiejmFNf AN As A president and man mankger mRnaler manager
kger of the InterIsland Inter Island Telegraph TelegraphCompany Telaraphompany TelegraphCompany
Company Ltd of Honolulu Territory Territoryof
of X Hawaii I write to state tate that about aboutwo abouttwo abouttwo
two wo years ago I made a contract with withhe withthe withthe
I I911nal
the he Marconi Wireless Wlrele Telegraph TI graph and andDlgnal andSignal
Signal Company Com pI ny of London England Bnglamlor Enlmlfor Englandfor
for or the purpose pllrpo e of establishing and in initalllng InItamn installing
italllng Itamn their system of telegraphy be beween bltween between
tween ween the Islands They Th HAVE HA VB NOT NOTIved NOTlived NOTlived
lived up to the letter of their agree asreenent ar arment agreement
SATISFACTION I IdeINi desire consequent consequently
ly y I am In the market for a new newlystem newsystem 1 1IYltem
system If you are in a position oOlIUIIR to touarantee toguarantee toguarantee
guarantee uarantee satisfactory remits with withours withyou
1 1propoltlon
you yours ours 11 I will be pleased pl to oeneider elder a airoposltlon aproposition
proposition from you The Marconi itarconlpeople Marconileople Marconi1tK1ple
people apnear to lie < + oarslM ciu M ai to tovhstner towhtner towlaetner
1 1I
vhstner their system al g they have havenstalled haveinstalled
installed I < l it for us u provtg urofti a success auoceeeor successr 1lfOte 1lfOteor
or r not Inasmuch as a they disregard all allppeals allappeal allappeals
appeal I for aid aidiL
iL ii L > ifci
Hoping to h hear r from from you at an earl earllate early
late as It I convenient I am believe bellevroe believeme believeme
Your truly trulyP
F J CHOI CHOIMarconi ClIO ClIOMarconI Csoss CsossMarconi
Marconi applied < 1 for patents for wire wireteas wiretelegraph wiretess
teas telegraph Instrument on Decem Decemher December Decembar
her 7 1896 and recited big paten patenJuly pttentJuly patentJuly
July 13 1897 claiming It wag 1 hit dli dlicovery dllcovery dlecovery
covery and Invention On April 1 1bOt 1FsOI
1 bOt 01 nearly four year earl later Mar Marcom Marconi Marcorn
com applied for a reissue of Uiii pat patnt patent patant
ant nt and wore to the following
That deponent Marconi verily be beHeves beIIn behaves
haves IIn that the letters patent No 5J8 5J8Ifril 68814J
Ifril referred to and herewith sur surrendered surrendered lurrendered
rendered are INOPERATIVE or In Inralld InfRlld Invalid
valid for the reason that the speclfr speclfrcation Ipeclflcation specification
cation thereof It I defective and that thaisuch thateuch thatsuch
such defect consists particularly In the thipatentee theoatentee thepatentee
MORE than he had R right to claim ai ainew as asnew asnew
new and particularly that some of thi thiclaims the theclaims theclaims
claims of said letters patent No 686
193 were made to cover by their theliterms theirterm theirterms
terms I apparatus referered to In cer certaindescrlptlons certalndescrlptlonl certaindescriptlons
taindescrlptlons of apparatus employed employeeby employedby employedby
by one Protestor Profe lOr Popoff and contain contained contained
ed In a publication entitled Journal Journnot Journnlof Journalof
of Russian Phyilco Chemical Society
Volume 28 1880 and the errors which whlctrender whichrender whichrender
render said patent to inoperative 01 01Invalid or orInvalid orinvalid
Invalid arose from inadvertence 01 01aocldent or oraooldent oraccident
accident or mistake and without any
fraudulent or deceptive Intention on otthe onthe onthe
the part of the deponent Marconi MarconiFor MarconlFor MarconiFor
For the benefit of the public w wwould we wewould wewould <
would state that aside from Professor ProfessoiDolbear ProfelfOrD ProfessorDolbear
Dolbear D lbear the American Inventor who whoreceived whoreceived whoreceived
received the first patent in the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States for electrical communication communicationwithout communicationwithout communicationwithout
without wires October 6 1886 using uslnfan usingan usingan
an Induction coil with ground and andaerial 1nd qndaerial 1ndaerIal
aerial capacities without which Ino Inoalectrlcal + nc ncelectrical noelectrical
electrical communication can be sent sentProfessor MntProfellOr sentProfessor
Professor A S Popoff of the Torpedo TorpedoSchool TorpedoSchool TorpedoSchool
School for officers In Russia was the thefirst thetlrl1 thefirst
first person In the world that built a amodern a amodern amodern
modern wireless telegraph Instrument Instrumentwith Inltrumentwith instrumentwith
with a coherer Induction colt coil tappedrelaysounder tapped tappedrelay tappedrelaYllOunder
relay relaYllOunder sounder orlape and Rnelround ground wires wiresbe wlrelhe wiresbe
be exhibited It publicly and worked the thesame theme thesame
same me on April 26 1895 and published publishedan
an account of It In the above stated statedJournal statedJournal statedlournal
Journal which was wa translated and pub pubHshed publ1eh8 pubi
Hshed < 1 in other Bupropean journals journaliand journRllanll journalsand
and papers In these th papers the con construction contrultlonof conf ¬
trultlonof struction of the PopoH Inetruemnt with withIllustrations withl11ultraUons withillustrations
Illustrations of the same me were printed printedso
so thatanyperlOn that any person of ordinary electrical electricalknowledge electrtcalknowledge electricalknowledge
knowledge could build and operate th thsame the theume thesame <
same as a Professor Popoff operated operatedhis operatellhie operatedhis
his Eighteen months after Professor ProfessorPopoff ProfeslorPopolt ProfessorPopoff
Popoff gave his public demonstration demonstrationshowing dmonltratlonIhowlng demonstrationshowing
showing his hi wonderful wODlIrtullnventlon invention Mar Marsonl MarOnl Mareni
sonl then a a student IItudentln in London applied appliedfor appliedfor appliedfor
for a patent for apparatus on Identical Identicallines IdentllalIInel identicallines
lines the same as Professor Popoff puby pub publlcly publ1cly
llcly demonstrated Th The public can canjudge canjudge canjudge
judge for themselves to whom the hon honor honor honor <
or of this thl wonderful invention is due dueand dueand dueand
and to whom It legitimately lell mately belongs belongsThe belongThe belongsThe
The following letters are selfexplan selfexplanatory u1fexplanatory self explan explanatory
atory relating to this thl companys serv service lervlee service ¬
ice during the last yacht acht races racesThe racelThe racesThe
The Evening Bulletin BulletinW BulletinW BulletinW
W L L > McLean President PresidentPhiladelphia Prell PresidentPhiladelphia dint dintPhiladelphia
Philadelphia Oct 2 1901 1801American 1901American 1901American
American Wireless Wlrele Telegraph and Telephone Tele Telephone Tilephon ¬
phone Uo UoPhiladelphia JO JOPhiladelphia joPh11A11elphla
Philadelphia J JOarrLCMKK is isOssvtastra 1 1OtaIfTLIMFR
OarrLCMKK During the progress IlI01Nt of olthe oftherecentinternatiOllal ofthereeentlnternatioaal
the therecentinternatiOllal recent International yacht uht races race the thiBulletin theDuJleUn theBulletin
Bulletin received dispatches from the theAmerican theAmrtoan theAmerican
American WlrelessTelegraph Company CompanyThey CompnyThy CompanyThey
They reached this office so expeditions expeditiously expedltlouIy
ly that window bulletins were shown shownon shownon bownon
on the street with greater promptness promptnessthan promptnethan promptnessthan
than ever before In the long history historyof
of the cup races The wireless wlrel dis dispatches dl dlpatche dieapatches ¬
patches proved of considerable value valueIn valueIn valuein
In reports of the contest issued In our ournumerous ournumerou ournumerous
numerous editionsVery editions editionsVery edltlonlVry
Very truly yours yoursCHAMUM yourCHAMLa yoursCm
CHAMUM Cm ss Btiwm SHCIX SHCIXAssistant SHULLAtalnt SHgtnAssistant
Assistant Manager ManagerBusiness ManaprBlIllne ManagerBusiness
Business BlIllne Depart Philadelphia Record RecordPhiladelphia RecordPhiladelphia RecordPhiladelphia
Philadelphia Oct 18 1901 1901GENTLEMEN 1901GEfTLJoMES 1901GsNTtxu
GENTLEMEN GsNTtxu xN We W desire to congratulate congratu congratulate congretulate ¬
late you upon the excellent service servicerenedered I8rvicerenedered servicerenedered
renedered us In furnishing bulletins bulletinsot bulletinsof
of the recent re nt International yacht racesWith races racesWith racesWith
With but few exceptions they were re reported reported reported ¬
ported accurately but that was to be beexpected beexpected beexpected
CONTINUOUSLY that we were enabled enabledto
to place on our bulletin board the themovements themovements themovements
movements of the thebonts boats during the en entire entire entire ¬
tire series of races racesVery racesVery racesVery
Very truly yours yoursR yoursR yoursR
R O OEtxitne OEtxitneBusiness OIUBRIIBulneH OsraxnsBusiness
Business Manager ManagerEditorial 1ofanalerEditorial ManagerEditorial
Editorial Department DepartmentThe DepartmentThe J1IIrtment J1IIrtmentThe
The Philadelphia Inquirer InquirerPaid InquirerPaid InquirerPaid
Paid circulation yesterday 183344 183344Philadelphia 183344Philadelphia 183344Philadelphia
Philadelphia Oct 9 1 1901 1901GfNTIJlHIC 1901GgNTrxIsax 01 01QKNTIEHBK
QKNTIEHBK It II gratifying to ac acknowledge acknowledle acknowledge ¬
knowledge the good service rvlc rendered renderedby renderdby renderedby
by your company In furnishing the theInquirer theInqulrr theInquirer
Inquirer with bulletins of the inter international International international ¬
national yacht races rece We were en enRbled enabled enabled
abled thereby to give the public prompt promptand promptand promptand
and correct reports of the movements movementsof
of the yachts BcM as they passed over the thecourse thecouree thecourse
course Yours truly trulyJoAcrn trulyJOIIIIIJt trulyJosarrt
JoAcrn ROBINSON ROBINSONManaging RORfNA01fManaglnl RoaaaorrManaging
Managing Editor EditorThe EditorTbe EditorThe
The averting Telegraph TelegraphPhiladelphia TelecrephPblladlphla TelegraphPhiladelphia
Philadelphia Oct 26 1901 1901merlean 1901Amerloan 1901American
American Wireless Wlrl Telephone and Tele Telegraph Telegraph Talegraph ¬
graph Co ColIn
1345 Arch St Philadelphia Pa PaGENTiKHtx PaGENTLlCJoIIX PaCENTus
GENTiKHtx CENTus Igx The practicability and andhe andthe andthe
the he utility of wireless telegraphy were wereIrtt wreflnt werefirst
first Irtt demonstrated to us In the very veryxcellent veryexcel1ent veryexcellent
excellent service which your company companyve companyIIlve companygave
gave ve us during the International yacht yachtaces yachtraces acht achtrac
rac races racesIf aces acesIf
racIf If there were a doubt in my mind of ofhe ofthe ofthe
the he material value of this thl Invention It Itras ItWRl itwas
was ras entirely dissipated by the accuracy accuracy1th aocurac aocuracwith accuracywith
with 1th which you reported those UIO contests contestslupplementing contel1Snpplemenllol contestsSupplementing
Supplementing our other facilities tRclll tI II It Itnabled Itnahled itenabled
enabled us to promptly give to the pub pubic pubIIc publie ¬
lie ic all the details of that international internationalvent Interntlonalevent internationalevent
event vent with oompletness oompletnessYours oompletn oompletnYour oompletnessYours
Yours respectfully respectfullyE
E J Swum SWABTIManaging SWuITIManqllll SwumManaging
Managing Editor EditorThe JltUtorThe EditorThe
The Philadelphia Iten ItenPhiladelphia IteaPhiladelphia Item ItemPhiladelpbls
Philadelphia Oct 10 10OFNTUicnr 10GFNTLlMn 10Grsnsrssn
OFNTUicnr Accept our aoagratula cugratulaupon aoagratulaipon DODIJItulaupon
upon your euccess in covering COverJI the theolumbis4Mianirork theColumbtaamrork theColumbda
olumbis4Mianirork Columbda Shamroek races for the theimepleai theAmellca theAmericas
Americas cup Your report ot the en enIre entire enire
tire t Ire series rI was accurate and aJ14remlrk aJ14remlrkably remarkably remark remarkibly
ably rapid In many instances LESS LESSHAN LIIBSTHAN LESSTHAN
between the time of the manoeuvre manoeuvremd mall08uvreanl manoeuvreand
and md tli tbs receipt of the bulletin about aboutt
It t In this office Your success In this thisfay thl thlway fistsway
way fay leaves nothing to b be desired In
the way of showing how wonderful wonderfuluseful w wonderfully wonderfullyuseful ndlrfully ndlrfullyuNful
useful wireless wlrele telegraphy Is I proving
Yours very truly trulyHAHHIKOTON trulyUAllRtNoTON trulyHAaatxovon
HAHHIKOTON FrnKimuui FrnKimuuiManaging PfmltlRALfManaging FrmeanALaManaging
Managing Bdltor BdltorHOW iiditorIQW BdltorHOW
The Company chartered the swift swift100ton swift100ton wltt wltt109hm
100ton schooner Maid of the Mist Mistof Miltof Mistof
of Baltimore Capt W S Boyer and andused anduMd an anused d
used her as a a dispatch boat and trans transmitting INinlmlttlng transmitting ¬
mitting station to report the yacht yachtraces yachtracel yachraces t
races this boat was equipped with withWireless withWlrele withWireless
Wireless Wlrele Apparatus with her crew and anda an ana
a force forc of three of the Companys op operators operators operators H ¬
erators In charge of Instruments leav leaving leavIng leaning ¬
ing Philadelphia Monday September r
23 9 I p m for Atlantic Highlands HighlandsN HighlandN
N J by way of the Delaware and Karl Karltan Rnrltan Earltan
tan Canal in tow of a tug boat They Theyarrived Tileyarrlvell The Thearrived y
arrived at Bordentown N J Tues Tuesday TU8lday Tueslay ¬
day September 24 at 6 a m and at atNew ntNew atNew
New Brunswick N J at the last lock lockof loclof lochof
of the canal at 536 p m reaching reachingAtlantic reachin reachinAtlantic reachingAtlantic g
Atlantic Highlands Tuesday Septem September September Septemher ¬
ber 24 at 1130 p m anchoring 100 100yards 100yards 10 10yards 0
yards from the steamboat Ite mboat wharf where wherethe wherethe wherthe e
OF THE FIRST RACE Thursday ThursdaySeptember ThurdaySeptember ThursdaySeptember
September 26 From New Brunswick BrunswickN
N J to Atlantic Highlands I Is about t
30 miles therefore the Heralds story storythat Itorythat storythat
that the Associated Press boat Min Mlndora Mindom Mmadons
dora met the Maid of the Mist out outside outside outside ¬
side of Sandy Hook and spoke to herand her herand herand
and the crews crewltof of both boats blackguarded black blackguarded blackguarded ¬
guarded each ohter Is a Fake pure pureand pureand pur purand e
and simple and only existed in the theimagination UleImagination th thimagination e
imagination of our rivals the For Foreigner ForIgner Fo Foeigner r ¬
eigner MarconiHerald Press outfit outfitwhose outfitwhole outfiwhose t
whose other particulars partlcularsflnd and version ver lon of ofthe ofthe o othe f
the yacht race are untrue false sn snmisleading and andmisleading andmilleading d
misleading misleadingThe milleadingrhe misleadingthe
The the American Company chartered charteredthe charteredthe charteredthe
the large oceangoing tug William JSewell J JSewell JSewen
Sewell to tow their dispatchboatMaid dispatchboat dlpatchbRtMaid dispatchboatMaid
Maid Itf f the Mist around the th yacht yachtrace yachtrace yachrace t
race course cour which It did to their en entire enUre entire ¬
tire satisfaction The Companys re recelvlng rlcelvlnl recelving
celvlng station was wa 12 miles mile below belowSandy belowSandy belowSandy
Sandy Hook at the little village of Gall Galllee Galllee Galllee
lee where the Company received all alldispatches andlpatche a adispatches 1
dispatches on Its wireless wireleillntrumenti wireleillntrumentiwhlcll Instruments Instrumentswhich instrumentswhich
which were transmitted from the theMaid tIleMaid thi thiMaid e
Maid of the Mist and from there the thebulletins UI UIbulletin thebulletins
bulletins were sent to the newspapers newspapersfrequently neWlpaperfreq newspapersfrequently
freq frequently nUy as a rapidly as two minutes minutesand minutesand minutesand
and through the splendid and efficient efficientservice efficient18rvlceof studenteerviceot
service 18rvlceof of the Western Union Telegraph TelegraphCompany TelerraphCompany TelegrapCompany h
Company they were displayed on the thebulletin thebulletin th thbulletin e
bulletin boards of the newspapers newspapersDit newpaperlDat newspapersDii
On Wednesday afternoon Septem September September Septembar
ber 25 1901 one W Upperman whrepresented wh whrepresented wllo wlloreprelentell o
represented himself as I the assistant asslstanmanager RIItantmanarer assistantmanager t
manager of the Associated Press came cameto tarn tarnto cameto e
to Galilee N J the station of the theAmerican theAmerican th thAmerican e
American Wireless Telephone and andTelegraph andTelgraph sn snTelegraph d
Telegraph Company at Lockwood LpckwoodaHouse LockwoodHOllie LockwoodHouse
House and stated to Dr Gehring presi president prilldillt presldent ¬
dent of the American Wireless Wlrel Tel Telphone Tele Telephone T1ephone ¬
phone and Telegraph Company and andi andlJa1lt an anlsaE d
i Uafct Nelson Lockwood Locfcwood 1twood that he rep represented reprelltell re reresented p ¬
resented the Associated Press Pr that he hemade 11 11made hmade e
made a contract with the Marconi MarconiCompany MarconiCompany MaroonCompany i
Company of London England who whowas whoWII wh I Iwas
was to furnish the wireless telegraph telegraphnews telerephnew teiegneplnews
news new I to the associated press pre for 16 16uuO 16ou0
uuO I stated that we would have havefurnished hav havfurnished e I I Ifurnlhed
furnished all the news new for cost of re reporting reportln r rporting ¬
porting He stated also that Mar Marconis Marconle Ma Macoals a ¬
coals company bad permission to g ginside go goInside 0 0Inlde I
Inside the lines of the yacht course on onthe onthe o othe n
the Associated Press boat Mlndora Mlndoraand MlndoraIInll Mindoraana
and that we had no show whatsoeveto whatsoever whatsoeverto r
to report the yacht races that there therewas thereWRi therewas
was a Chicago party at Seabright one onemle on onmle onntle e
mle above us U who were also goin gointo going goingto IOlnlto g
to report the races Mr Upperman Uppermanthought Uppernlanthoullht Uppermathought n
thought that the different systems systemsmight systemmight ystemlmllht
might Interfer with each other I told toldhim toldhim toldhim
him No I had no fear of that as asfar asfar a afar
far as our getting the bulletins was wasconcerned wasconcerned wa waconcerned s
concerned He suggested that w weach we weeach weeach e
each work every alternate alt rnate five minutoso minutes minutesso s
so that we would not conflict I told toldhim t01llhim toldhim d
him that was agreoable to me and h hleft he heleft heleft e
left leftOn
On the following day September 26 26Mr 20Mr 26Mr I
Mr Upporman rushed into our tel telgraph tele telegraph telegraph ¬
graph allies at Galilee called up Marcons Mar Marconi Zfarconi ¬
coni people at Nevarslnk Highlands Highlandsand Highlandsand Highlandsand I
and swore at them because they could couldget couldget couldget
get no bulletins stating that these peo people p ppie ppie ea ¬
pie here meaning meaning the American Com Company Company Company ¬
pany were getting them very nicelywithout nicely nicetywithout nicelywithout
without trouble he then asked ked me to togive tolive togive
give our bulletins to the Associated AssociatedPress A AssociatedPress oelated oelatedPrel
Press I demurred he then stated that thatthey tbattlley thatthey
they could get no bulletins from Marcons Mar Marconi lolarconi ¬
coni that his hi service was rotten and andno andno andno
no good and we Interfered with theworking the theworking theworking
working of the Marconi system and andhat andtbat andthat
that hat if the American Company refused refusedo refu refusedto ed edto
to o give him their bulletins they would wouldlo woulddo woulddo
do lo them lots of harm and ruin the theJompany theCompany theCompany
Company that the Associated Press Pressvas Preslwas Presswas
was all powerful that on the other otherland otherham1 otherhand
land If the company would give him himheir himtheir himtheir
their bulletins the Associated Press Pressvould Prelwould Presswould
would give the American Company Companylue Comfanydue Cornfaanydue
due credit for It In 2300 papers which whichhey whichthey whichthey
they represented and would help us u In Inivery Inevery inevery
every way I then accceded to his re rejuest r rqUilt request
qUilt and he ordered a loop cut infrom In Inrom Infrom
from rom the Western Union office to their theirlew tIlelrNew theirNew
New lew York office a as he wanted it inTHREE In InTHREE InTHREm
THREE MINUTES and the American AmericanVIreless AmerlCJnWlrele1 AmericanWireless
Wireless Telephone and Telegraph TelegraphCompany TelegraphCompany TelegraphCompany
Company then furnished the Assoclat Assoclatd AlI8O Associated lat lated
ed d Press the race bulletins bulletinsOn bulletin bulletinOn bulletinsOn
On the afternoon of the 26th after afterhe afterthe afterthe
the he race Mr Upperman closed thedoors the theloors tilldoorl
doors and then made the following followingiroposltlon followingproposition followingproposition
proposition to me in the presence of ottaptaln ofCaptain ofCaptain
Captain Nelson Lockwood In whose whoielouie whosehOUle whosehouse
house louie we were saying Inl Doctor nowyou now nowon nowyou
you on have received very nice bulletins bulletinsxcepting bulletinexceptlnte bulletinsexcepting
excepting one mistake but your bulle bulleIns bull blll1tins bulltine
tins Ins are not long enough they are toobrief too toorlef toobrief
brief rlef and the men on your boat ought oughto oUlhtto oughtto
to o have a good Associated Press re reorter 1 1porter reporter
porter orter I told him we w had three op oprators operator operators
rators on board our dispatch boat who whoIternately wlloaltrnately whoalternately
alternately sent telegrams telem howevere however
we e are satisfied with our service servicele aervleeHe serviceHe
He le then told me that Marconis service serviceras I8nlewa servicewas
wa was ras simply rotten and no 10 good and If Ifhau Ifhlu ithau
hau not been for us u the Associated Associatedress AuocltedPrel AssociatedPress
Press Prel > ress would have had no bulletins b that thatlay thatJay thatday
Jay lay lie U stated then that he had been beenequested beenrequelted beenrequested
requested by phone from the Assort Associated Assortted AsodIted
Ited ted Press office to make some kind of ofarms ofterms I Itrme
terms arms with our company so the Marconl Mar Maronl MarlIonl
lIonl onl company tom an1 and we would work barmoniouely bar barlonlously halmonlouel
lonlously together tO thr or Join forces and anileport amIreport andreport
report the yacht races together and andoth andboth I Iboth
both oth get credit in the press as It Is fes
1 s
now there la Interference as ami amitrouble 1ItItroubl i itrouble
trouble he then made several proposi proposbLions propositions propoeltlon ¬
Lions tlon for trial for the next race One Oneproposition Onepropoltlon Oneproposition
proposition was that we w withdraw our ourboat ourboat ourhost
boat and let l f Mareonts boat alone re report r rport no noport ¬
port because they had permission to tojo toICO togo
jo Inside the racing lines while ours ourscould 011111could
could not that they th had the finest and andfastest andfaatet andfastest
fastest boat and that we could receive receivethe rle4llethe receivethe
the dispatches dlpatch on our receiving appara apparatus apparatu apparatus ¬
tus tu I answered We are here to re report report me meport ¬
port the races and are doing It to thebest the thebest thebelt
ASKED YOU FOR ANYTHING and anddont I1nlllont
dont know you or the Associated AlIIOelll Press PressWhy PreeaWhy
Why dont you throw up MarconPa MarconPaservice MarconI MarconIrvlce Mareonlaservice
service rvlce and accept ours He statedthey stated statedthey tatedthey
they had contracted with Marconi Marconipeople Marconipeople
people in n England for the news new service serviceat
at a good price and the HERALD HERALDwould HRRALDwould
would be opposed to it because they are
Interested in Marconis company and andyou and andyou andyou
you know 1f all our papers and the
Herald which exploited < 1 Marconi Marconishould Marconlshoull1 Marconishould
should print things detrimental to your yourcompany yourcompany yourcompany
company you would have no show showwhatever showwhatever showwhateJer
whatever Now f If f you agree and work
In harmony with Marconi and us we wewill wewill wewill
will give you due credit in all our ourpapersjolntlywlth ourpaperljolntly
papersjolntlywlth paperljolntly with Marconis Marconlscompany company
I said Well if Marconi will furlnsh furlnshus
us his code so we can read as is die diepatches dl dlpltchell
patches I would not mind trying It for forone forone forone
one race He Is to close HIS receiving
station and receive all dispatches senton sent senton senton
on our receiving ln instruments truments at our ourstation ourltatlon ourstation
station He then said Marconi Marconiwould Marconiwould
would hardly give us his hlllJrlvate private code codeand codeand codeand
and said Now Doctor be more reason reasonable reasonnble reasonable ¬
able and try it t as I want you for one onerace onerace onerace
race I answered Well we will talkover talk talkover talkover
over It providing however that under underno underno
no circumstances will wl1 we take our die dispatch dlspatch diepatch ¬
patch boat off we might send tower towermessages fewerme8lagelland
messages me8lagelland and which would be 1 > e only con conflrmatory confirmatory
firmatory dispatches to prove you are arenot arenot
not trying to trick us for I do nottrust not nottrust nottrut
trust you or our Italian competitor competitorand
and believe youre up to some schemeto scheme schemeto
to get me Inot a trap He said Ne NeDoctor NeDoctor NsDoctor
Doctor you wrong me all we w want la latne latll lathe
the tll news new service rvlce of the yacht acht race and andwithout aadWltJloUt andwithout
without you we cannot get good and andcomplete andcomplte
complete wireless wirel telegraphic bullet bulletfrom bulletfrom bulletfrom
from the race unless you withdraw en entirely 811hrely enttrely
tirely Would you take 1000 to with withdraw withdraw withdraw
draw entirely I said No not for
10000 would I withdraw lIe saUl saUlAll aidAll saidAll
All your people heard me give V8 the theMarconi U UMarconi
Marconi people fits tit over the phone Ilhon this thismorning thl thlmornlnl thlrmorning
morning Well Its It warm here hreo hreoDoctor so eoDoctor soDoctor
Doctor you and Lockwood walk over overwith overwith overwith
with me towards the station and agreeon agree agreeon ag agon
on slime 16m plan Captain Lockwood ex excused excuaed excuesd ¬
cused himself and Mr Upperman ana anamyself anllmyaeU
myself walked over to the station and andsat aRdIRt
sat in the waiting wRltln room and then out outside Olt OltIide oub oubaide ¬
side on a truck and nd talked for nearlythreequarters nearly nearlythreequarters nearlythreequarterl
threequarters ofan o an hourFie hour hourHe hourHe
He then made several propositions propositionsfor
for harmony between Marconis Com Company Company Company ¬
pany the Associated Press and the theAmerican th thAmerican theAmerican
American Wireless Wlrele Telephone and Tele Telegraph Telegraph TaleCompany ¬
graph Company He said Doctor Dootornow Doctornow
now we must have the yacht news for forour torour forour
our 2300 papers we contracted for the theMarconi theMarconllervlce
Marconi Marconllervlce service and here you come on onue onIe
ue Ie ground AND STOP Marconi from fromgetting fromgttlng fromgetting
getting his bulletins tnrough I saidWhy said saidWhy I8ldWhy
Why did you not come to our Com Company Company Compang
pany and make a contract and you youwould youwould
would have gotten all the yacht news newsUpperman newsUpperman
Upperman replied We never heard ot otyour otyour
your company however let us u agree on onthe onthe
the next race I will make this thl prep preposition prepolltlon preposittap ¬
osition to you only lets let get togetheryou together togetheryou toptheryou
you know if we start Into fight you youwith yeuwith youwith
with our 2300 papers you could Ret Retsell notsell
sell a share of stock and your com company oompany
pany will w1l burst I told him This ThisCompany Thl ThlCompany TharCompany
Company will not burst while in my raycharge
charge He U said Doctor you only onlyreport oalyreport
report for a few papers why can we wenot w wnot
not report for you and save you thetrouble the thetrouble thetroublej
trouble I said Yes If you withdraw withdrawyour withdrawyour
your Marconi boat we will report for forall Corall forall
all your papers or dismantle the Mar Marcent Maroonl
cent station at the Highlands It it itno Itno
no good ODd to you anyhow and we will i i ithen Ithn
then receive on our instruments and andfurnish a811furnlh andfurnish
furnish you and Marconi the news or orlet orlet orlet
let our Company report one race rae and andwe andwe andwe
we will furnish all the news new and we wewill wewill
will then let Marconi report the next nextrace nutrace
race or vice versa for the last race wo wowill wowill
will toss up n penny all we wont la 1sfair lafair Isfair
fair play with no favors to either eitherUpperman eitherUpperman
Upperman said How would this doyou do doyou doyou
you withdraw your boat entirely and andlet andlet
let Marconis boat send bulletins which whichyou whle whleyou whichyou
you can receive on your own Instru fnstrumoats Instruments ¬
ments and send them to your papers papersand pnpersand papersand
and we will give you credit alike with withMarconi withMarconi withMarconi
Marconi because Marconi has the best bestand b lt ltand
and fastest boat boatj we also have a per permlt permit permit
mit from the Government to go 0 inside insidethe Inlldethe insidethe
the racing lines IIn while you have to sail sailon 1811on sailon
on the outside I answered But In Inspite InIplte inspite
spite of your fine boat and permis permission permlIon permlesion ¬
sion Ion we stopped you from reporting reportingMy repo reportingMy tlnr tlnrMy
My answer to this proposition was If ItMarconi IfZIarconl IfAfarconl
Marconi will give us 11 his bl code and take takeout takeout takeout
out his receiving Instruments and use uselours u uOUrl useour
lours OUrl our we will allow him to report one onerace onllrace onerace
race Proposal J > No No2 2 Upperman then thensaid thmJald thensaid
said Or will you agree to send dis dipatches dispatches dl dlpatchs ¬
patches from your boat only every hAlt halfhour hAlthour halthour
hour so as to give Marconi arconl a 1 chance chanceand chanceand chanceand
and as we receive and publish your bul bulletlns bulletlnl buttletins
letlns we will send you 1n return those thosewhich thoeewhich thosewhich
which we receive In the interim in faother inother 11 11other
other ords ord we w wn n to reciprocate and andexchange aOllxchanle andexchange
exchange bulletins so that your our conpany com company 0011pany + ¬
pany and Marconis will 11 not Interfere Interferewith Interfelttwith interferewith
with each other we want the new newand newtabd news newsahd
and must have It Remember you are aretne aretne arethe
tne under dog do the Herald Is booming
PRINT FROM FRO THE HERALD and andthey andthey andthey
they might pitch Into your ocmpany ocmpanyand ocmpanyand ocmpanyand
and ruin you so It Is best to compro compromise compro compromille compr8miss ¬
miss and come off your high honrs honrsI horse holftI
I know that your system works betterthan better betterthan hettlrthan
than Marconis but still Marconi h how howtlte < w wthe g gthe
the name namej and by our publishing the thenotice thenotice thenotice
notice In our papers that we reeelre re4eiethe reeelrethe ree l lthe
the news from the American Wlrele WlreleTelephone WlreleoTlephone Wlreleua WlreleuaTelephone
Telephone and Telegraph Company Companymy OoDlptnymy to tomy
my way of thinking Is enough It will willbe wntbe willbe
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