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Schedule for Tonight Em
braces Special Attractions,
Including Dance Music.
Seven attractions, three of them
Breeches, are scheduled on the pro
gram tonight of WRC. One of the
outstanding features will he a pro
srram of dance music by the Better
’Ole Club Orchestra, under the direc
tion of Joe Stearns, billed as the
opening number.
One of the addresses will be made
by Kmily Newell Blair, vice chairman
of the Democratic national commit
tee. Her subject is. "The Presidential
Campaign Prom a Woman's View
point.” A half an hour later Assistant
Postmaster General John H. Bartlett
will speak on "Never the Twain Shall
Weekly Bible Talk.
The weekly Bible talk, which will
he given by George C, Culbertson,
headmaster of the Y. .V. C. A. Dav
School for Boys, is scheduled to fol
low the dance program by the Better
’Ole Club Orchestra. Edith Dunn,
mezzo soprano, will then give a 15-
minule recital.
Sandwiched between the addresses
of Miss Blair and Mr. Bartlett is a
piano recital by Katherine l.ouise
Smith of the Caroline Bender Studio.
A song recital by Marie C. Deal, so
prano. will conclude the program.
Manic Belt Ozabal will be the accom
Ball Game, Play by Play.
As its afternoon feature, WRC will
broadcast a play-by-play account of
the Washington-Boston game at Ken
way Park. The game is scheduled to
begin at 2 o’clock.
Local Radio Entertainment
Saturday, September 27, 1924.
—Naval Radio Station. Radio, Va.
(4115 MHmi,
3:25 p.m.—Live stock reports.
3:45 p.m.—Weather Bureau reports.
4:05 p.m.—Hay, feed, crop reports;
4:25 p.m.—Dairy market reports.
10:05 p,m.—Weather Bureau re
Chesapeake and Potomac
Telephone Company <169 Meters).
WRC—Radio Corporation of America
t 469 Meters).
2 p.m.—Play-by-play account of the
Washington base ball game at Bos
0 p.m.—Children's hour by Peggy
6:15 p.m.—Major league base baJI
7:50 p.m.—Talk on “Reception of the
'cry Short Wave Broadcasting Sta
tion."' by H. A. Wells of the Bureau of
7:45 p.m.—Dance program by the
Better-Ole Club Orchestra, under the
direction of Joe Stearns.
8:15 p.m.—Bible talk by George C.
Culbertson, headmaster, V. M, c. A.
Day School for Boys.
S;3O p.m.—Song recital by Edith
Dunn, mezzo-soprano of the Louis B.
Thompson Studio.
8:45 p.m.—"The Presidential Cam
paign from a Woman's Viewpoint."
by Emily Newell Blair, vice chairman
of the Democratic national commit
9 p.m.—Piano recital by Katherine
Louise Smith of the Caroline Bender
9:15 p.m.—“Never the Twain Shall
Meet,” by Assistant Postmaster Gen
eral John H. Bartlett.
9:30 p.m.—Song recital by Marie C.
Deal, soprano; Marie Belt Ozabel at
the piano.
9:55 p.m.—Retransmission of time
signals and weather forecasts.
Broadcasting Prom South Bend,
Halted Several Months, to Be
Operated on Huge Scale.
SOUTH BEND. Ind., September 27.
Remodeled and its power increased,
station WGAZ of the South Bend
•Tribune will soon resume its broad
cast service after several months of
silence. The station now is the larg
est and most powerful in Indiana, and
its program will be heard from coast
to coast.
Station WGAZ is licensed to oper
ate 24 hours daily, but for the present
will be on the air only three nights
each week, Monday, Wednesday and
Friday. H. 1.. Kirkling, designer and
builder of the station, will be in
charge of the operating room, assist
ed by Paul Mangus, a licensed oper
ator and a pioneer in radio in this
section. C. G. Livengood will resume
his position as announcer and will be
In general charge of the station.
With two steel towers, each 75
foot high, holding aloft 160 feet from
♦he ground what has been declared
by radio engineers who have seen it
to bo the finest and most up-to-the
minute aerial in the Middle West,
WGAZ will now operate on a wave
length of 275 meters. The installa
tion of the latest type of broadcast
ing apparatus and the employment of
f.,000 volts of storage batteries for
power, together with the new aerial,
are expected to result in surprising
clarity of reception. Os the most
modem and scientific design WGAZ's
aerial is now 110 feet in length and
is composed of seven strands three
feet apart with a cage lead-in. Two
feel from the roof of the Tribune
building runs the counterpoise, an
almost exact duplicate of the aerial,
but of greater dimensions.
Dever Says Price Is Too High for
Chicago to Pay.
CHICAGO, September 27.—Negotia
tions for the purchase of the Chicago
Elevated railways as a nucleus of a
municipally owned traction system to
include surface, elevated and subway
lines here yesterday. Mayor Dever
announced. He said there was nothing
left *o do, as a result of disagreement
over the price of the elevated roads,
except for the city to build and operate
its own lines. It was reported that
Samuel Tnsull. head of the elevated
lines, named 182,000.000 as the price for
the properties.
— 1 •
Veteran Preacher Dies.
CHATTANOOGA. Tenn.. September
27. —Dr. Jonathan Waverly Bachman,
pastor emeritus of the First Presby
terian Church of Chattanooga, died
yesterday, aged 86. He retired last
October after 50 years’ service. He
was former chaplain general of the
United Confederate Veterans and was
himself a Confederate soldier.
Long Range Radio Entertainment
The Programs of the Following Distant Stations Are
Scheduled for Eastern Standard Time
, 3 TO 4 P.M. Meter*. Mile*.
BN”K?onr7,co 8 N ” K ?o n r7 ,co 2 't£
5 10. V! ' n' on | *’ r, '"^ trß I‘IWNAC Boston 27S 890
1 <rPn! '- Lyric soprano Wll.V New York 3«0 2(F»
" n “ e !’? Ms,, ' in violinist wllN New Yoik 360 21*4
o.JO—t ame ( ohen, concert pianist WHN New York 360 204
Hotter Wolfe's Orchestra ! .i!! "i "I WJJS 4=3 2**4
3 . 4 J8
j,4o—(.rami organ and trumpets woo Fl.ilad-Ipht* 509 123
Ki*arm ( lub boy« por.od WIIN New York 360 204
4 °° ID.Hv 8 n l i'r rn . H » rmuni »t" PM ’ WHN New York 360 204
4'lV Music has. i.,ii ” < ’' tra San F rancisco 423 2,442
Xrm'newT 8 . l*™'
44i Swrtlnc*n to < lt r ‘‘ he,,ra ••'•••• WDAF Kansas City 411 942
■ 4rf -Sportrn, results WUAU Philadelphia 395 123
6 TO 6 P.M.
o:oO—Kports results , 18 r.oj
Pinner mils.. from Waldorf-Astoria’ !!!!!’.!'.’.! i”! " WKAF New York 492 204
tw r^ r ., ,n,rk ’ u wiias to..
Westi 'f ' ' , KDKA f’ittsbursh 326 188
1.0 H i m?. Ja* si' Philadelphia 509 123
•nr if- Re ism an and his ensemble WKZ Sj)rtiiEhelil 337 321
o.O>—Pinner dan. e mus e ,V ..f . 'iVJIfJ ', ~ -!,Vt ~4
—Cinderella Wolverine >’6*l«delphia -3
o:30-- Kam Wot, line's Club Orchestra’ ’ i”; i" .’ WNVC New York 5 !! 6 204
w^^hoTse s R^d he “ ra wb* »» =«? ™
nd A KPKA r.ptsbursh 326 188
Vs>im KO'O hv m es. v r ‘u eslra wn Philadelphia 395 123
Musical °’proeram > * J>w.' - ork 360 204
5 45 Ma , ; p k*. r . d ° rthest ™w™c £.»« anmco £2
kl r ‘ |H),ls WIP Philadelphia 509 123
6 TO 7 P.M.
6:oo—Bedtime stories; roll call WIP Phil.delpl.ia 5.« 123
Bedtime s!on?s or ';' ,es,r « •;••• New York 360 201
Dinner concert- i,s7 ['“l' Rl ’ ,>r,>s ””!kDKA IMtt* urgh* 326 IKS
“ L ,1S ! “‘ <,rps W.’X Petroil 517 397
VVh Jrf ? 7 -
<'hOd*ren*'s 11 ina*''ea l*7ro **'* “ , ’ ,>r ‘“ s ■ •• ■ • WTAM i level,imV 390 303
Kiddies' M»r“eV ' Pro#ran,: »’«rtl*d. Ore*. 492 2.357
Nrwv fin an.• io i on< i"«L (. KA C Montreal 420 4h9
< h!.!.* In,rk '' ls KYW thitaeo 536 594
• pori >, in ws. whl time storv »»• vn a* t •>-«•»
6:3o—Children's ts>dtime stones .'. KYW chh-aln ~ T UI
Police reports: base hall seores ! ! w\ y ( - w'L- " U
STOr| B msuUs* n t < !olDe orol ’ , ‘ s,r * ii.’.’t'KAC Woatreal" 425 489
PrcLm ludiv’ u, ', tC“ P ° r,S u , woo Philadelphia 500 123
•uTointr to d Vire" b °' Vß * nd R,rls WPAR Philadelphia 395 12=1
Bedtime stories for kiddies '.’‘‘'.' ‘! *vk Knrin-rtehl 33-
6:3.m4'h l a^eau' d Omheß ß r , a ddr ws'ir 326 168
Weather, markets and road reports W DAK Kansas City ill 942
7 TO 8 P.M,
’*■>£)■ S’.XK a-rfik T, is
“Plantintr in the Kail" "
• -“r rw % ?
'S U R%7i ,^n7. 1 B iiand SC " OO ' ° f Mu " ,C ,% ,P rt
Popular half hour VJ 1 ? Ivri ,
Kon , ™rT*bt a \'7tarh ion | i: T K i i, ' le ''uestions •■ • • . WItRH Hossv>. N.Y. 273
lomert t»> Naborhood Trio won .. «<,-! 10-
7;05 - k’£'Tco'^nnTV nB,Pr " ote ' WNAC Boston d r *'’ "’3RO
I.::::::::;:::;:::::;:: gV; ?2S £ SSI
7:3o—Tom Braeken and Phil Dolan, songs ! Nep- *«> H2l
IHnner <svncert* ,r ° h< ' ,i,ra 111, ' , . v school iesson .. .WKltHthic.no ItsO 394
\pu Yp.p ■■■ 1- WOAW Omaha 52ft 1.912
ew irar *»\e services, under auspices of I nited
N.vnasrocue of Amepii-a win -nn
f d „^^;r l ; on f %
Mr«j?d«v-eS nand
Keederi.-k Welch, tenor wvTC New York -•« 2 '^,7
7:40 ;:S’ T &^. iD S n, • , . ™ t . §7 jb,
7 1.-- S oral and instrumental program ! WNYK New York S"S 41
. :.M- Hazel lavve. -ontralto WIiAF New York 492 2W
8 TO 9 P.M.
?;00—Chimes concert ... >» .w ..
\> HS hnlletink ” SAI <'innnnati 309 403
JSsavrS.- KW S
fEH & i
s - ,(> —_*' ln kKstivo aeeordion player . . W KAK New A'oPk
B;is . r,r : >mf “ ,d .. ;; .:. ; ;;;;;; . ?l S
Del thorn and Howard. Hawaiian guitarist WNYC New A'ork tISj
sir* zwit % i
l niversity of t'in. mnati Kentucky Weslevan night ” ’ H 3 W -* 4
to/, , foo' hall game, from Nippert Sladitim W.s \ | Cincinnati 3(i9 tm
S:2tf. r, i? nr . B v"' balißd ' rnor WHN New York 360 "im
—Halfred Aoung. tenor Wl AK .New Vert 7,!;
—"Where Ape We Heading" W'flN New Aork 3 no 5,1
Orchestra of S. K Paris !!! .’! WJZ New York s^l
Hallway Inspeetors' Quartet WH AS iavuisvllle toil I-i
Nsws e, b7l.er« te ‘ SOpr * no WBZ .Vpriugfield 237 321
Police Quartet i!! wvvr ifZL A n|t l lM 2 -»'°
c ... Y f « al and instrumental solos !.!!.’!!. PWX Havana”* Too 1 T3O
r i r P, ?|. UalS an ' l * ign " 80U ' !8 WOH Newark 405 95
I.^l2 I T,J lhon, . PBO . n .' p,an,st WEAK New York 492 "04
Mol he Ely, contralto WOK Newark 4«» T. To-
Fitzpatrick brothers WHN .New York 360
9 TO 10 P.M,
9 00 —Vincent I/opez and his dance orchestra AVKAK New York 49" „oj
Melody Pour Male Quartet ,w, York "dT. 5,1
Ben Kriedman Kntenainers ... ... WOH Newark f 4n5
Art Hickman’s Concert Orchestra Kill D.s Ancele« 395 ""00
Dance program by WTAM Orchestra WTAM rCvelaml ‘ wit
Airtum Park "Uons”’ Roys' Band W MAO Chie. “o sol
IVZP'WS'™': ,50rm8n KYW** Chirago 536 5^
919—Yonth s Companion stories KA’W Chicscn -5,
9; ls—Copley Plaza Hotel Orchestra !!! I!!!! W VAC Bostoo no,,
9:2o—Samuel Shankman. pianist WHN New York 360 ’■via
9:3o—Frank Oneida, harmonicist WHN New York 360 r sl
Childrens program KH.I Isvs Angeles 395 "5,15
? nd ''is orchestra i WIP Philadelphia 509 ‘ j’23
Joseph Smith and bis orchestra CKAC Montreal 4 >5 459
Musical program WK.A.A Dallas 476 1 tsx
.St. John's Male Quartet WMC Memphis 500 X j«3
Oriole Dams? Orchestra: vocal solos WIiRH Chicago ’wi 594
Hotel Astor Dance Orchestra WJZ New York 455 "114
c ... T! anP# s usi , 1 ........... W6Y Mehenectadv 3fiO 313
lecture by Kills (ole WMAQ Chicago ’ 448 594
9:4..—Dance orchestra KKI la>s Angeles 469 "300
10 TO 11 P.M.
10:00—Balaban and Katz Chicago Theater review WMAQ Chicago 44S ’’<u
Organ recital WIP Philadelphia 509 123
Jimmy t larke snd his entertainers WHN New York 360 -YM
Amal and instrumental program WOAW Omaha 5-« 1 01’
Orchestra piogram woi Davenport 4K4 T 37
10.30 Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra . WHN New Y'ork 360 ”04
11:00—Art Weidner and his dance orchestra KPO San Francisco 423 " 4«o
Interstate concert KKI l»s Angeles 469 -j'.-100
Musical program K IU levs Angeles 39.5 2 300
Regular program K6I) Oakland Cal 31” Tj',,
11:30—Vocal solos; trio and dance orchestra WEBH Chicago' ."..ho ”594
13:00 Midnight entertainers WSAI Cincinnati 309 40.3
Adolphus Hotel Orchestra WFAA Dallas 47« 1 , s 2
... „ Examiner atodio program KFI lavs Angeles 469 2 300
12:30—Fred hankers s Ragamuthns WSAI Cincinnati 309 403
12:45— "Nighthawk frolic"; Plantation Players .. WDAF Kansas City 411 94’
1 TO 2 A.M.
LOO-Club program •••••■• KFI la*. Angeles 169 2.300
Art Hickmans Dance Orchestra KHJ lavs Angeles 39.5 ”300
Omaha Nightingales WOAW Omaha 5”6 7mo
Oeorge Olsen’s Orchestra KCW Ported. Oreg, 492 o'v.7
Dance music * K<JO Oakland. Cal 312 ° 434
2 TO 3 A M.
2:oo—Ambassador Hotel Orrhestra RF 1 law Angeles 469 2,300
Pepper Appeals for Preservation of
‘‘Things the Fathers
Won for Us.'’
By the Associated Press.
VALLEY FORGE. Pa., September
27.—“ Modern reformers” who seek to
“blow the foundations from under the
Constitution" were assailed yesterday by
Senator George Wharton Pepper at
memorial exercises in connection with
the celebration of the 150th anniver
sary of the meeting of the First Con
tinental Congress in Carpenters’ Hall,
The Senator appealed to his audi
ence “to preserve the things which
the fathers won for us.” touching
upon the ideals which inspired Wash
ington's barefooted soldiery in their
Winter encainpment on this historic
“When things go wrong here, in
ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it
is we who are faulty,” he said, “and
not our constitutional system. Our
job is not to chop the Constitution to
fit our abnormalities, but to make
ourselves worthy to live under the
Constitution as it is.”
Hills of Valley Forge once peopled
by the ragged Continentals were yes
terday again alive with soldiery in the
uniforms of a century or more ago.
One group, in revolutionary costume,
depicted Washington and his troops
receiving a courier telling of the cap
ture of Philadelphia by the British.
The celebration concluded with the
presentation of silken copies of the
flag of the thirteen original colonies to
military commands from other States,
who paraded in their brilliantly col
ored uniforms.
Cuba Names Representatives.
HAVANA,September 27.—The Cuban
Chamber of Commerce yesterday ap
pointed Us representatives to the for
eign trade conference of the Southern
Commercial Conference to be held in
Atlanta, Ga., next month. They are
Luis Marino Perez and Jose Aliguel
Federal Judge Geiger Disallows
Claims of United States Regard
ing Naturalization.
By the Associated Press.
MILWAUKEE. Wis., September 27.
—Aliens who claimed military ex
emption during the World War may
become citizens. Federal Judge F. A.
Geiger ruled here yesterday, when
he disallowed claims of the Govern
ment through its naturalization ex
aminers. The decision affects more
than 200 applicants for citizenship in
the eastern district of Wisconsin.
In his decision Judge Geiger said
he had not lost sight of the conflict
of opinion of other Federal judges,
but believed that the "rights of natu
ralization may be said to emanate
from ‘sovereign grace.’ ”
He quoted a section of the draft
law, which says “subjects of Ger
many residing in the United States,
whether they declared their intention
of becoming citizens or not, and all
ether resident aliens who have not
taken out their first papers shall be
He declared the Government’s po
sition was incongruous, in that it
was suggested that November 11,
1918, was once decided upon as the
proper point of commencement for
naturalization work, following the
war, while another decision says the
final date ~of the peace treaty was
decided upon.
German Opera Star Dead.
PRAGUE, September 27.—Carl Bur
rian. operatic tenor, died yesterday
at his country home near Rakovnik.
about 15 miles outside of Prague. He
was 53 years old
Carl Burrian made his debut as an
operatic tenor in 1892. singing the
roles of Faust and Lohengrin. He
sang for the most part Wagnerian
roles in Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg,
Hanover and the Metropolitan Opera
House’ in New York and Covent Gar
den, London. He was born in Prague.
Famous Singer at WCAP
Jtm .:■»••• . /

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I’ornitTl) soloist with t hr- famous
Thomas Orrhmtra and the Boston
Symphony Orchnitra who wm heard
last niichl nt WCAP,
Radio ' Fans Promised Treat in
Music October 7 by St.
Louis Station.
ST. LOUIS, September 27. —Radio
audiences of America, who tune in
on programs broadcast liy Station
KSD. will hear for the third con
secutive year the music from the
annual Kail festival of the city of
St. Louis. Fifteen bands, the street
crowd and laughing spectators will
furnish the entertainment on this
program. It will take place on Octo
ber 7, beginning about 7 o’clock. The
exact time will be announced later.
The occasion will be the annual
Veiled Prophet street pageant. Fif
teen gorgeously decorated floats,
each preceded by a band and out
riders. mounted police and a troop
of cavalry of the Missouri National
Guard, will form the parade.
The broadcasting will be made
possible by a microphone placed in
the carnival square in front of the
Post-Dispatch Building, which will
pick up all the music and other
sounds of the festival. As prelim
inary to the music and jollity wil!
be a short address which will be
presented by one of the courtiers
of his mysterious majesty, the Veiled
Prophet. In this address the festival
and its purpose will be described.
On Wednesday, October S, a grand
ball will be given in the Coliseum
in honor of his majesty, the Veiled
Prophet. There will be a special
program of orchestral and dance
music, and this will be broadcast
accompanied by a description of the
spectacle and the ceremony of crown
ing the Queen of Love and Beauty.
KSD will install microphones at
various points in the Coliseum to
pick up the music to the best ad
vantage and the music will then he
earried by telephone wires to the
broadcasting station on the roof of
the Post-Dispatch Building, where it
will he sent out into the air. This 1
will be the second time this station
has broadcast the Veiled Prophet ball
Radio Editor;
While listening in Wednesday night
on> a one-tube set I heard a station
with the call letters CNRO. Could
you tell me where this station is lo
cated?—E. S.
CNRO is the Canadian National
Railways’’station in Ottawa. Canada.
Radio Editor:
Late Wednesday night I tuned in
on 2XBZ, but the announcer failed to
state the location of the station.
Some man spoke relative to MacMil
lan’s polar expedition on the schoon
er Bowdoin. Kindly Inform me
through the columns of The Star as
to the location of this station
Station 2XBZ is a portable station
in New York City, operated bv the
American Telephone and Telegraph
Radio Editor:
Would you be so kind as to inform
me through your answer column what
radio broadcasting station has the call
letters WLOL. I heard the letters most
distinctly several times last evening,
but the locality never came through
clearly.—JOHN HEATON.
The Department of Commerce has
not assigned the call letters WLOL
to any broadcasting station.
Radio Editor:
Please tell me through yonr radio
"query column’’ what station broad
casts dance music played by the
Golden Pheasant Orchestra? 1 heard
a station broadcasting from the Gol
den Pheasant Case Thursday night,
but did not catch its call letters
B. M. O.
WJAX in Cleveland is the station
you heard.
Dance music by Better ’olc
Club Orchestra, WRC, Wash
ington, 7:45 to 8:15 o’clock.
New' Year services, ”Rosh-
Hashanah,” under auspices of
the Philadelphia United Syna
gogue of America, WIP, Phil
adelphia, 7:30 to 8:15 o’clock.
University of Cincinnati-
Kcntucky Wesleyan night foot
ball game, direct from Nippert
Stadium. WSAI, Cincinnati,
8:15 o’clock.
Concert by Auburn Park
“Lions” Boys’ Band, W r MAQ,
Chicago, 9 to 9:40 o’clock.
Vincent Lopez and his dance
orchestra, direct from Hotel
Pennsylvania, WEAL, New
York, 9 to 10 o’clock.
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All Sights Baaarvad. Heprodaction Prohibited.
The Grid Leak’s Place (a the Radio
Practically every radio fan who
dates his interest in radio back about
3 years when the boom first began
can remember the crude devices used
at that time to perform the functions
of the grid leak.
A piece of fiber or even cardboard
with two terminals and a number of
ink or pencil lines drawn between
and connecting the two terminals
formed the grid leak resistance. No
one knew the resistance value of the
element and very few cared to in
vestigate and experiment sufficiently
to get the best possible value for
most efficient operation. Os what
use was it anyhow to experiment
with the device when slight tempera
ture and moisture changes in the at
mosphere played havoc with its con
In most cases ail that was done
was to either draw more lines or
erase some of them until the re
ceiver operated without the noises
which manifested themselves when
the value of the grid leak resistance
was very far from being of the, cor
rect value. The chances that the re
sistance would be adjusted properly
were very slim.
Because of the fact that a receiver
will operate with different value-s of
grid leak resistances, few fans realize
the importance of a proper adjust
ment of the grid leak resistance.
It is the general custom to recom
mend a grid leak of "from 1 to 10
megohms.” leaving it to the con
structor to use, his own judgment as
to what size to use. A grid leak of
two megohms is usually decided on
as the most convenient size and is
generally used by most constructors
of sets.
This size will give results under all
ordinary conditions, but it is not al
ways the best to use.
Fuaction of Grid leak.
The function of the grid leak in the
radio circuit is first to bring the grid
of the detector tube to the proper
normal grid voltage to permit the
tube to operate at maximum eflici
eney as a detector and second to pro
vide a path by means of which the
excess negative charges which ac
cumulate on the grid may leak off
from the grid and find their way back
to th" filament of the tube. While it
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is necessary to provide a means
whereby the negative charges may
be allowed to leak off from the grid,
the value of the resistance path must
be adjusted to permit them to leave
in such a manner and in such quanti
ties as to keep the value of the nega
tive charges on the grid at the proper
value for best operation of the tube
as a detector.
The reason why a tube will some
times operate as a detector without
the use of a grid leak is due- to one,
or all of the following reasons: The
tube may he one of the gaseous or
low vacuum type and the gas pres
ent in the tube may form a conduct
ing medium of high resistance be
tween the grid and the filament,
thereby acting as a grid leak re
sistance; the tube socket may be
made of poor insulating material,
which afTords a path <nf high re
sistance between the grid and fila
ment terminals of the socket, thus
acting as the grid leak resistance:
the base of the tube may he made of
a poor insulating material whose
action is the same as that of a poor
socket material; the dielectric ma
terial used in the grid condenser may
have certain conducting properties
which allow it to act as a grid leak,
permitting the charges to leak from
the grid side terminal to the filament
side terminal of the condenser.
If there were no possibility of leak
age the tube would become choked
and inoperative.
Tell Herriot Policies Arouse Dis
favor Abroad.
PARIS, September 27.—The six car
dinals of France have addressed a col
lective letter to Premier Herriot, draw
ing his attention to the deep feeling
which they say has been aroused by
his policy toward the church as regards
the suppression of the French em
bassy to the Vatican, introduction of
education without religious teaching in
Alsace-Lorraine and strict application
of existing laws to religious orders.
“The government’s measures, as proj
ected,’’ says the letter, "constitute a
grave menace to internal peace, justice
and liberty, to the interests of the
country and respect for France in the
eyes of foreigners. ’’
Radio Gets Call
To Act as Nurse
For Young Mother
PHILADEBPHIA, September. 27.
Radio has developed many human
interest stories, but one of the most
interesting of all turned up today in
an appeal to broadcasting station
WDAR, when the mother of a new
born baby telephoned to the station's
baby health instructor for personal
aid in bringing up the six-week-old
Mrs. James D. Nery of Deepwater,
near Salem, N. J., had long been an
ardent radio fan and a member of
the WDAR Mother's Club. This club
is a general organization of women
who listen to the broadcast "Baby
Health Talks.’’ which are given every
week by Mrs. Bouis' Dove through
the Ut Bros.’ station, *
When little Jay. her son. joined the
Nery family in Deepwater six weeks
ago. Mrs. .Very did her beat to re
member all she had heard about
babies over her radio set. But she
found that there was so much to
know about babies, and so many,
many things could happen to them,
that she began to worry about re
membering them all.
Po today Mrs. Ix>ve received a tele-
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Former First Lord of Admiralty 1
LONDON. September 27.-—Viscount
Long', former first lord of the admir
alty. chief secretary for Ireland and
president of the local government
board, died yesterday at his home,
Rood Ashton.
Walter Hums Bong was
Bath in 1854. He was elected member
of Parliament on the Conservative
ticket for North Wilts in 1880. He
became parliamentary secretary to
the local government hoard in 1886
and held the post until 1892. From
1895 to 1900 he was president of the
board of agriculture and from the
latter year until 1905 he was presi
dent of the local government board.
He became chief secretary for Ire
land in 1905 and secretary for the
colonies in 1916. From 1919 to 1921
he was first lord of the admiralty.
phone call at the broadcasting station
from Mrs. .Very, who had come and
taken a room at one of the hotels,
asking her would she give personal
instructions and supervision each dijv
for a week or two.
Thus radio fakes on a new charac
ter —that of nurse maid.

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