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ADDRESS: DAILY PRESS NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA. \ COUPON. On presentation at the Daily Press Office, this Coupon and 10c entitles the bearer to one Captain John Smith Souvenir Puzzle. If the puzzle fs to be mailed, 4c must be added to covor postage. GET ONE AND GET BUSY. The Telepho 'Although thousands upon thousands of Washington ptople use the abso? lutely indispensable telephone aystoiu Uaay limes a day. It is probable tha'. a wonderfully small proportion of thl? number * vor stop to think, ns they lift tho receiver from the hook and prirpnre to bark at tho defen-teW's central, that it took the best efforts or an army of 20,000 men to complete, the apparatus In front of them, says the Washington Star. But it Is true nevertheless, and of all In teresl quite extraordinary. And be-, sides these 40.000 hands the em's of the earth -were first searched by a horde of men of many tongues for the materials used In the manufacture of tiie instruments. Tho army of 20,000 skilled work? men which is employed all the year 'round by the General Electric Com? pany, of Schencctady, N. Y. which make.: this familiar apparatus end u>-'cs In Its yearly output of.trans? mitters 000 tons of brass alone. Mich? igan, Montana and Arizona supply the copper and Missouri the zinc of vhich ihis compound metal is com? posed. The Great White Metal. Aluminum is the metal used in the Manufacture' of Iho diaphragm, that; mysterious littlo round disk in the transmitter, whose uncountable vl-j hralioha in response to the varied tones of tho hymau voice carry the lightnln of speech over the wire to ils connected receiver. Aluminum In] getting to be an old friend now, in ihe kitchen and elsewhere, and is pretty well known. Bui, although it is srimi-j Jar In appearance to nickel, it isn't even a second cousin In relationship or characteristic.-. 'Way back vondor in the early part of tho sixteenth cen-| tory a learned i>erson named Paraeel siis, who hailed from Switzerland and ,u ho was famed for his knowledge of medicine and alchemy, made a migh? ty good guo.-\; at the presence of alu t 'uum?although he did not call It t ?In some of his laboratory ma tVl, iU But It was not till centuries Inter?In 1828. to be exact?that. tHe metal was seen by human eyes. Thon It was isolated \ty chemical means, mid the process was-* scnnJaioualy ex? pensive. Fifty years ago aluminum sold for ?r!00 a pound. Now. by rea? son of the dlt-'oovery of the ejectroy llc prccoss of,reduction; it can bo bought for 33 e^ntn a pound?some? thing of a drop.;. It Is comforting to think, too. that something is cheaper this year than H was half a century ago. Ifauxito. >n ore containing a largo percentacel of aluminum and found in abundance In northwestern lie's Far Cry Georgia; is the American source ot this valuable white metal. Old Nick's Material. Some miner In Canada or perhaps a Malay laborer In France's far-of oniony of New Caledonia toolt from the earth the nickel which, duly re flned, was used to plate your trans? mitter. Tho Malay, even if armed with (he murderoue-looklng kris of his race, would bo, however, a more welcome visitor than the fearsome In dividual who w-a.-;. in the Middle A30S supposed to work nl(*hts manufactur? ing nickel ore. German copper min? er? in the telephone and the United States were not used to find lnlxel with their copper oro a strange sub ;--tanee which they named kupfernich-: el?that is, devil's copper. It Was so termed lit cause, though metal could be extracted from it. This Old Nicke s material, nicknamed nickel, -was com. pnr'atlvely scarce, until a New York assayor, finding a few pounds of It in a shipment of copper from Sudbury Canada, credited the value of thci white motal lu hh;, return account. T1m> astonished shippers instituted a systematic search, and Immense de? posits of nickel were revealed. Pennsylvania furnished the eteol used for the springs found in the but ? ton of your transmitter. The pow? dered carbou and tho electrodes, uls') carbon, are American products. Rubber?What? The rubber forming the neat ease of tho receiver may have come from some hot, humid district of Brazil, where Ihe dense primeval forests ot Ihe Amazon weave their profuse foli? age into a sun-defying roof. There Guarani Indians, cutting their way through thick underbrush, perhaps In t( rlaoed ?Ith blood-red liana vines, search until a rubber grove is reach? ed. The trees being tapped nnd the water of the sap having been evap? orated, the dried residue Is carried to the nearest trader. As a white man he feels entitled to exploit mere Indians, and too offen the Guarani is beguiled Into exchanging the product of a day's labor for a bottle of col? ored wood alcohol, facetiously termed ? urn. Or, perhaps, the original rub? ber of your receiver case was once the sole garmont which some Ccutral i African negro wore on tho day on I which he paid his weekly tax. the garment Itself being the payment re? quired. Like a certain biblical char? acter, silver nnd gold have the ne? groes none; therefore wich as their forests provide thoy arc forced to give. Hall to the Swede. Some brawny Swede drew from an Iron ore bog of his paUvn country the raw material from which were molded the receiver's magnet pole pieces. For theso n-^ossary little attachments no I other iron Ik regarded by electrical j experts as the equal or thin Swedish Irou, raked from beneath the water. iThe magnets themselves are made of [steel forged with special caro In Pennsylvania. Between the magnets thero Is n plummot made of America.! lead. The United States now pro? duces more lead than any other na? tion. The metal Is found mixed with silver ores, and Is, of course, separat? ed in their reduction. All or tho diverent parts or the telephone instrument, rnshioned out I of various metals by the army of 20, 000, am assemble,! and sent out as needed to tho 40.000 cities, villages and hamlets of the United States con? nected by the vast network of the telephone lines. BASEBALL. NOTES. "Wild Bill" Douovnn, who has- re? cently become widely knowu as "Smiling William," says he expects to do ovon better with his benders this year than last. Great for Detroit if hc does. .? *J si A.U Harry B. Pat tee. who signed with tho Brooklyn Dodgers several days ago. Is an old 'Brown player, and made a star record at second base for the Providence college team. Billy Hogg doesn't want to appear on tho coaching Hue this season, and has asked to bo relieved of thlw duty. His "run-in" with Umpire Sheridan last year was not pelasant. and Hogg doesn't care to repeat tho experience. It is being whispered about that President Navin Of I>etrolt has drawn a lemon in Pitcher George Suggs, tho star twirler of tho Southern League. SuggH Is a grand tenor singer, but hp Is .-yrld lo bo shy on what, In polite circles. Is called courage. Boebe, Kargar. McGlynn, LuSb, Fromme, Raymond, RhoaJes and Hig glnl/othano will compose the pitching staff the Cardinals will take South. If the rest of the bunch give those iwlrlers the support they deserve the < ardinals will spring some wonderful surprises. Prod Tonney Is- not the only ball player who has held stock In a club of which he was not a member: A. O. Anfion, when with Chicago, had s-'tock in the Now York club, and w hen manager of the New York club was a stockholder In the Chicago club. The refusal of Kansas City to waive on Kcllllm spiked a trade be? tween Indianapolis nnd Newark whereby Carrlck and Kellum wore to have been exchanged. Strangely enough, lnrth these jplayor,*, wore sus IXMitled by their clubs last year. Out I of the frying pan Into the flri\ ? It lp rumored by visiting mag- I nates that Catcher Blair baa Joined} the Holdout Club and wishes a liberal advance from Griffith. With Klelnow somewhat the worse of wear and ltlckoy an unknown quantity, It seems as If Foxy Griff may have some trou? ble In his backstopplng department If Blair 1B not bluffing. Still, players serin to possess that pleasing faculty of "caving" at the physchologlcal mo? ment. When It comes to getting money easy then you will have to hand It to i.onir Fiene, the olongated pitcher of the White Sox. Ftono hn? been with the Chicago team the greater part ot two years and has pitched only one full game, and that a victory over Cleveland. Last year he failed to start a alugle contest, but finished a few after thev bad been hopelessly lost. I, My-.df. From this hour I decree that my be? ing be freed from all restraint and limits. I go where I will, my own absolute anil complete master. I breatho deeply In space. The east and the west are mine. Mine all the north and south. 1 am greater and better than 1 thought my? self. I did not know- that so much bound? less goodness was In tne. Whoever disowns me causes roe no annoyance. Whoever recognizes me shall ha blessed and will bless inc.?Walt Whit? man. Bast He Could Do. "Sir," said the iralo parent as be unexpectedly entered tho parlor, "what do you mean by kissing my dnughter?" "Excuse me," replied tho poor but otberwlso honest young man, "but I ! desired to show my appreciation of your daughter'.', loveliness, and kisses are the only things I can afford to give her at the present stage of the game."?Detroit Trlhuno. Unmanned. Wtgg?What errors these novelists make! Here the author of this hook speaks of bis heroine as being un? manned. Wogg? Maybe she was di? vorced.?Philadelphia Record. A man who hopes to succeed mn?t ffr.ke himself seriously, even If it be his business to banish seriousness.?Chica? go Record-Herald. 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