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POLITICS BY 1 | PLEAIEPUBLIC Speeches of Presidential and Vice Presidential Nominees , Popular. .By Consolidated Press. CHICAGO, August 23.—The public this year is not only ready but . anxious to take its politics out of » the air. Doubting Thomases no longer need doubt that the radio audience revels ■ in political speeches. Candidates are T listened to and appreciated, even to the complete exclusion of entertain ment features tinged with jazz. So much the Chicago Daily News .radio station WMAQ has established by the first survey yet made to de . termine what taste exists for politics. Its finding have just been presented ’ to President Coolidge, who was sur , prised and delighted to learn of the 1 widespread interest of radio fans in | politifS.l broadcasting. Encouraging to Candidates. This should be encouraging to the candidates who will be unable to meet personally the millions of voters who aant to get that intimate touch a heart-to-heart political talk gives. Such contact comes from the radio, its audience says. « It was an unusually interesting . thrill to have the presidential candi dates talk to you in your own home," hundreds of listeners-in said in effect in their letters to William S. Hedges, the Daily News radio editor. Mr. Hedges, in outlining the re sponse of this audience to the four . acceptance address of the Repub lican and Democratic candidates for President and Vice President, ex plained that station WMAQ was the only one in the country to broadcast them all. Returns from each showed a surprising similarity in the size ot the responding audience. All were enthusiactic—none had kicks. The radio book prepared for Presi dent Coolidge from responses elicited by his acceptance address showed re turns to this one station from Monte video, Calif.; Portsmouth, Me.; Jack sonville, Fla., and Edmonton. Canada. A nation listened to the address—and ,lt is a similar story told by the re sponse to the address of John W. ;Davis, and those of Charles W. Bryan .and Charles G, Dawes, the vice presi dential candidates. Entertained by Polities. ■ Those who argued that people are interested only in musical entertain ment and bedtime stories missed their •guess. Listeners who express them- I I 11 "" ' 1 11 ■ ■■■ JAMESON-BUILT HOMES rv 1313 to 1319 Taylor St. N.W. E-iv»n i 400410 4022 13th St N w gOnly One Square From double floors, built-in ice i box, servant’s toilet, i wide double rear ! porches, cement front I porch, deep lot to wide ! 3 ASK THE MAN WHO OWNS ONE Sail,. Owned and tor “ ulc w y Phone Main 5526 They’re Wonderful Homes J —and a wonderful investment | | because they are Kite-Built | '§ Every one of this new group of homes in North 1 H Gevcland Park is a gem in design; an ideal Home in = H plan and finish. Inspect the sample HOME NOW. S | 4315 39th Street = One of the highest points You have not seen any- ,= r u- . , c thing to compare with = ■| of ' Vash ">Ston and,one ot the ,« nor wi] , because | ; s the most accessible—in the the very utmost has been = = neighborhood of consistent achieved. = ,1 ... . „ ... f Six rooms—good livable = j| high-grade Homes. All for rooms—perfect bath, sleep- | g which the Kite reputation i n g porch, slate roof, taste- 1 = , , , , , . . ful decorations, closets and s I •J is celebrated has gone into other features that house . | § these Homes —m ater ia 1, keepers appreciate. = ;| finish, equipment and work- ?g^l H OOTi'ANS R A I ; | man ship. SEPARATE GARAGE. I | | When you come to consider price | and terms —we’ve a surprise | for you | Open for Inspection—Day and Evening | Motor out Conn. Ave., west on Albemarle St, turn- 1 ! ing into 38th —or take Wis. Ave. car to just beyond the = National Cathedral at Windom St.—it’s but a square to j| these Homes. There is through car service via Wis- consin Avenue. |j Our Mr. R. E. Hamilton is in charge of the Park | Office, at 4401 38th St. If you wish a special appoint- 1 -1 | ment, phone him at Cleveland 1490. f Built, Owned and Tor Sal* By § i:J K HaiTy A. Kite 48*46 I v 3 (Incorporated) I i . = REAL .ESTATE. selves show rather that the politi cians, not the lighter entertainment, are most interesting. The President ••gets ,, his hearers with a natural Yankee tang that seems to take with listeners from one I end of the country to the other. John W. Davis has an especially well I adapted radio voice, the audience ad vises, and his running mate, Bryan, also gets his stuff over effectively. Charles Dawes offers the peculiar delivery of the radio campaign. His quick, snappy, run-together expres sion gives rather a queer twist through the head phones. There was scarcely enough attention paid to ra dio effects by the candidate in his first address, but changes are ex pected. ' Count on l,a Follette. Only Senator La Pollette and Sen ator Wheeler remain to make the ac quaintance of the big air audience. The senior Wisconsin Senator is an orator of ability who is counted on to adapt himself to radio without trouble. With all the candidates taking their turns at microphones, it won’t be long before the 6,000,000 radio sets in the country will have become accustomed to politics. They are new political instruments of this cam paign—already tried and proved .ef fective in carrying personal messages from the candidate to the voter on a scale hitherto impossible. New Fruit for Breakfast. From the Baltimore Sun. The next new fruit to appear in American markets will probably be the durian. It is very popular in the East Indies and the Philippines and the vogue of round-the-world tours has made it known to many Amer icans. It can be grown in the West Indies and should win widespread fa vor here because it is so delicious ami yet so unlike other fruits. The only drawback about it is its abominable smell. The durian is about the size of a big cofoanut. It has a hard husk and inside are five oval cells filled with a cream-colored pulp. The flavor of this pulp is so different from that of other fruits it is difficult to describe. A. R. Wallace, the naturalist, says that it is like rich custard which has been liberally dosed with almond ex tract, but that there are also “wafts of flavor which call to mind cream cheese, onion sauce, brown sherry and other incongruities.” A more recent experimenter re marks that "it tastes like a banana beaten up with cream and a dash ot chocolate." Phone Vs For Information Concerning Chevy Chase Homes ; QUINTER, THOMAS & CO. Main 8416^ THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON. 1). C., SATUKJDAY, AUGUST 23, 1924. Construct Test Chamber With Hope Os Avoiding Future Jeopardy to Life New Laboratory at Bureau of Standards Has Proteo tion Which Would Make Explosions Harmless and Prevent Future Fatalities . In order to prevent another fatal explosion at the Bureau of Standards such as that in September. 1923, when four men were killed by a blast in the altitude chambers used for test ing aircraft engines, these chambers are being so reconstructed that an explosion, instead of blowing through the laboratory, as It did then, would pass out harmlessly through specially constructed wide concrete passage ways to the out-of-doors. Every measure will be taken to prevent The explosion from taking place, but officials were not satisfied with mere attempts at such preven tion, hut have added the extra “safe ty-valve” of precaution which will save lives should another blast occur. At the time of the fatal explosion : the doors of the exploding chamber were blown outward into the labora- j tory, blew out every window in the building, steel sash'and all, killing! four men. Walls Sixteen Inches Thick. As being built, the new altitude ! chambers have walls of reinforced concrete 16 inches thick. The I doors are correspondingly strong, j Strength is necessary to maintain j conditions of low air pressure and cold encountered at high altitudes, j During the test the engine will be I sealed in the room, and a large j vacuum pump will be used for low- | erinjr the temperature. All controls i -— —— —— i i- i j I Less Than Half a Block East of Conn. Ave. ill Sample House | 3712 Jenifer St. N.W. Bring your builder and let him deter- J i mine the value of this construction. |||J N. L. SANSBURY CO., Inc. I u Everything in Real Estate n ( | 1418 Eye St. N.W. Phones Main I Member* of AVnshine’f on Krti Estate Board. In|| Selling Fast ! $7,950 Easy Terms | INSPECT TOMORROW These Homes Cannot Be Equaled Within SI,OOO of Price Asked Exhibit House, 921 Delafield Place Just.S Minutes * Walk From 14th St., Overlooking SauVs Addition These houses consist of six nice, large, bright rooms and tile bath, clothes closet on first floor, completely equipped kitchen, cold storage pantry, buiH-in refrigerator, white kitchen cabinet and many other features. Three bright and cheerful bedrooms; each has clothes closet with extra linen closet in hall. Beautiful front lawn, sodded and planted with shrubbery; deep rear lot to alley, with space for garage. To Inspect Take 14th Street car to Delafield Place, then walk two blocks east—or take Georgia Avenue car to Delafield and walk half a block. Open for Inspection 1416 K i Mil IMI Main St. N.W. IlMiiiilUCMSallAllXa 617 REALTORS—Owners and Builders will be placed outside the chamber, and no one will be inside during the test. The new doors necessary to give access to the altitude chambers are so designed that they are more able to withstand the pressure of a possible explosion, without giving way. In addition to the doors, however, there will be other “trap doors,” so to speak, built in the ends of the chambers, and communicating direct with the out-of-doors through wide concrete passageways. Covering these trap doors, will be special ma terial so constructed that it will hold j the pressure of the vacuum, outside, I but would give way easily should ! there he an explosion on the inside. This will be accomplished by depend ! Ing for strength on a frame of heavy 1 steel plates so placed as to offer a ; minimum resistance to the passage of I a blast. Covering this framework on j the outside will be a layer of very • light material of high heat insulating j quality, to help hold the low temper- : atures Inside. This material will be I so connected with the steel plates, 1 however, that It would be blown off ; easily by a blast. Send Force to Open Air. I Short wide passages formed by heavily reinforced concrete walls con ; nect the “trap doors" or safety open | ings in the chambers directly with j the outside of the laboratory build i ing. so that In case of an explosion the blast, the escaping gases and debris could not touch the personnel. Should the accident occur then In the future, the gases would be Ignit ed, according to the prospects of con structing engineers; the explosion would occur; the entry doors to the chamber would hold tight, preventing any trouble In the laboratory Itself, and the whole force would spend Itself blowing out through the con crete passageways prepared for the purpose. In order to determine If the princi ple Involved would be workable, engi neers constructed models of the pro posed new chamber, and actually con ducted tests In the miniature, blowing out the "trap doors” with success. The coverings of the new "trap doors" In the rear of the chambers will be built to withstand an external pressure of 1,400 pounds per square foot, resulting from the vacuum. Captures Third Hum-Runner. MIAMI, Fla., August 22. Making Its third capture since arriving here as a part of the fleet of 15 rum chasers organized to combat liquor smuggling, the cutter 2215, com manded by Chief D. H. Meekings, overtook the rum-runner Falcon near here late last night and seized her cargo of 100 bags of liquor contain ing about 800 quarts. Agriculture represents more than one-third of the total national wealth of Canada. Furnished Apartments 3045 Connecticut Avenue Corner of Tllden Steet. 1, 2 and 3 rooms with kitchen and bath; also bachelor apartment of 2 rooms and bath. All new furniture. See manager, on premise*, or Thomas J. Fisher & Co., Inc Bental Agents, 738 15th St. N.W. Norfolk Death Bate Drops. NORFOLK, Va_, August 23.—Total 1 deaths here for July was 129, which set & new low record for the year and ' was on© of the lowest for several ! years. One of the Largest Real Estate Offices DESIRES the Services of TWO SALESMEN | 1. A Suburban Salesman. 2. A Farm Salesman. Must be thoroughly familiar with the type of work stated I above —energetic and honest. A chance for you to develop these distinctive uepartments i of our business. Address Sales Manager Box 38-T, Star Office JBE iEh I The Best Buy in Petworth | I 1 ! INSPECT SUNDAY F These Modern Homes, Adjacent to the New Sherman Circle Are an outstanding value and merit your im- mediate inspection. Three sold last Sunday 1 Cash. 7 E These homes are twenty by thirty-two feet and contain six exceptionally large rooms. Tiled I” hath with shower. Large closets in each bedroom. Linen closet in hall. In the kitchen there is a onc-piece white enameled sink, white enameled gas range and a beautiful kitchen cabi net. Large bright cellars, stationary laundry trays, servant’s lavatory. Concrete front porch and ten-foot-wide rear porches. Very deep lot to a wide alley. To describe every outstanding feature is impossible. These homes will not last verv long U at $9,750.00. 8 E Sample House, 525 Crittenden St. N.W. £ Open Every Day Until 9 P.M. TO INSPECT: Take Georgia Avenue car to Crittenden Street, walk three short blocks east OR Drive out Georgia Avenue to Crittenden Street, thence east three blocks. J SHAPIRO-KATZ REALTY COMPANY [ L* Builders and Owners IT 1409 L St. N.W. Main 9111 ™ =3 Ell Lipir==nminr-v inr= U KEEP YOUR EYE [ I ON THIS [ J —along with thousands of others who are El watching the phenomenal sale of lots out in Glorious Good Hope Hills. Not another spot in the district where you can get ground with city improvements at 12 cents a foot. By all means “keep your eye on this tract,” but if you Q are wise you’ll be looking from the inside. E THE NEW DIRECTION OF GROWTH FI Our big advertising campaign, coupled with r values that cannot be duplicated in the Dis- “ trict of Columbia, has started a world of inter est in this new direction of growth among d shrewd investors who realize that all things [i change in time. Come Out Today —and watch the new improvements going in. Sewer age will be available by the end of another week. Side- J walks are being started. Come out today and see for 3 yourself this wonderful new place for Government ' workers to live. The sooner yoij do, the better for you. r =j RIDE OUT WITH US THE FIRST TIME TO t GOOD HOPE HILLS I Car Leaves Daily, 9:30—1 ;30—4:45 1406 H Street N.W. : " iPii —j jniai- i ini.... =nrii-—ttti : REAL EbTATE. and lioomy Six rooms and bath unusually planned. All the bed rooms large enough for a full set of furniture. Cedar closets and automatic lights. The kitchen has built-in re frige rat or, one-piece sink, and many extra features. You wdl have to see this property to appreciate it. Large lot with side drive. Price. sll 500. on easy terms. Take 9th street car to Butternut and sth street, and walk south two blocks to property. Sample House, 511 Whittier St N.W. Open Sundays and Evenings Cyrus Simmons 3118 lllh St N.W. Col. 9636. Col. 4150-W.