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THE AlUZ()XAT:i:PTI5LlCAX. SUNDAY MOftXIXCJ, A PI ML 2"), 1.M5
PAGE SEVEN
Little Sermons
On SavingNo. 7
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TheTimetoActisNow!
We are all of us putting: off until tomor:
row manana something we ought to do
today. ,
We knov we ought to save part of our pres
ent earnings, and we worry about the
future if we don't do it, but we just don't
get at it and do it. If anyone should tell
us to our faces that we had good intentions,
but mighty poor will power, we would re
sent it but it may be the precise truth it
certainly is quite true that it takes strong
will power to save money, and that a
START must be made. The most attractive
thing in the world is saving when your am
bition is on fire and your determination ia
aroused. It's a game you play with delight
when based on a purpose to be accomplish
ed, and a plan that is working out.
The Phoenix Savings
Bank and Trust Co.
"PHOENIX' ONLY SAVINGS BANK"
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HOME
A Modern Gas Range
A (las RaiiLrc not only saves you endless drudgery,
but it saves your poeketbook as vIl, because
Gas is the Cheapest Fuel
Knit one; it will, only eost yon i()c a month, and
von will never iin back to building fires and eai rv-
iii out ashes again.
Ranges Rented or Sold on Easy Terms
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
IP
Oct the best trunk, case or by 5 fur less money
at
" Phoenix Trunk Factory
433 West Washington Street
Try A Republican Want Ad.
R0MA1NE FIELDING TELLS OF
THE 111 PICTURE INDUSTRY
The following- paper on "The Motion ; cost in
Picture Industry- was nail by Konutine j there are
ami in its place
opera chairs made
S'pieeky whinins
been succeeded by
from
at
Fielding at the regular weekly meeting1 a number in
of the Rotary club, held Friday- noon costing half
at -Mr. Fielding's studio at the fair j more. The hard
sniimils: ' back, kitchen chai
THE MOVING PICTURE INDUSTRY
By Romaine Fielding
llcfure filtering upon a brief synop
sis of tin- history of kiln matosraphie
art. it is neiessa ry to dwell for a
moment upon a certain ph sicologicai
phenomenon, which, after uncertain
and irregular development." by var
ious scientists and inventors, made
the motion picture a practical pos
sibility. This phenomenon is known
as th.- continuity of persistence of
human vision. To ipioie from the
writing of the famoiie French Pro
fessor and Scientist, K. J. Marey, the
retina of the eye has the physiologi
cal property of retaining for a brief
time the impression of an image after
which has produced the
lias disappeared. The
this retinal pi tare is es-one-tenth
of a second,
discontinuity is lost, and
ipeurs to be in continual
f the image shown us i-?
in successive positions
the object in motion, the
coneyed by the eye is
movement with
the photographs
eve .at the saint
lite object
impression
dura'ion of
timated at
the idea of
the image
evidence. I
represented
assumed b
in-.pression
that of a otuitinuous
out intermission. If
are presented to oho
intervals as separate and successive
exposure. 1 he movement juill ap
pear a;- if it actually took place. The
existence of this, ph-tnomenon was
undoubtedly known to -the ancients,
as a Roman poet and naturalist who
lived as f ir back as '.Hi to H ( '.,
speaks in his works of o'h'turos which
move before' the eye so rapidly that
the effect of motion is stimulated,
'"rom this ancient period on down
thru a sti'-. i ssioti of ases. little ad
vancement .was . made toward perfect
ing the motion picture, - until the year
JnTl', when the first important step
was taken towards that end when
Kdwarl J'i'ybridge, a photographer
in the employ of the Fnited Slates
' lovorn men t , completed a "picture of
a horse in motion. This, as well
as other attempts, did not cause
much interest to be centered in mo
tion pictures, as they were at tie
best only experiments and far from
sat isf.u toi y : and it w as not until
the introduction of celluloid as a sub
stitute for glass that it became com
paratively tasy for a long series of
negatives to be taken upon a con
tinuous support. That was
ready first called serious attt
to motion pictures. Kaeh year
sees some :i;iportunt step in
.lldusliy and e:e can
v i'-w with. am.-'Keiio-nt
strides mad hi' tilis
of iiniusiii.fir:.
A digression '-lent ielnell
in t.ns
not help luit
the er.ormous
popular form
STr,,iuo to sir.u.uuO, ajnl
the present time unite
course of construction
a million dollars and
bottomed, straight
is done away with
we see expensive
for comfort. The
p.ionograph has
six and seven piece
en hestras, supplemented by i-apo or
gans (isting from $5,01111 ko $JT.,UUi'.
Instead of the ordinary cam as cur
Lain we see the most modern gold
fibre curtain, which one can loo!;
upon thru and number of pictures
w ithout harm to the eyes. The
operating rooms are of the fire-proof
constt notion and equipped with two
oV more projecting machines costing
from $:!( to $::,ti each -with motor
drive in place of the old hand drive.
The cooling, healing and ventilating
plants installed in a modern picture
house represent an investment of
from ?r.,oii(J to $i:,,0(ui. i:y these de
vices atmospheric conditions in the
theaters are kept at a pleasant tem
perature with the air changing
enough to satisfy the strictest expert
en sanitation and enabling tiie pat
ions to enjoy the show 'without that
stuffy feeling experienced when the
air is not thoroughly ri novated.
Returning to the pictures them
selves. Very few persons who pat
ronize moving picture theatres have
any idea of the size of the picture
in the film, which is thrown on the
screen lifesize. A picture on the fbm
is about one inch wide (here is a
sample of exposed negative and a
1 iece not exposed) and three-fourths
of an inch -high. There are about
fifteen of these sma.ll pictures to a
foot of film and the regular length
of a leel is one thousand feet. A
thousand foot reel is shown in fif
teen minutes. Therefore, when look
ing at a picture on the screen, you
see one thousand pictures every min
ute, or fifteen thousand pictures to
eiei'v reel.
The pictures are handled by several
combinations of manufacturers, the
largest nun. her being grouped into
three companies: the Motion Pietjre
Patents company, better known as
tiie Trust or tienera! Film company:
the t'niversal Program, and the Mu
tual Program. The pictures are
leased to the different exchanges,
mostly owned by these combinations
at so much a foot. The exchanges,
which are located practically all ovev
;he world, in turn lent them to the
in the differ nt towns ami
cities in their territory, at so much
per reel. Kvery picture lias a re
lease and is released mi every tx
liiange city in tin- Cniied Slates
and Ciiiada on the sal lay. They
ue then put on a circi it and travel
what ! cxhii u
nt ioo
now
lor
Let
s;c;ik ef the eNaibitor and his thea
tre la- moment.
As the number of picture shows
has in -reased, even to a greater ex
tent has he oe'oand of the public
'ncrcased foi tue best, and only the
b st, elas-s of entertainment. This
includes not null- tiie hest quality
of pictures obtainable. nit aiso ev
erything connected with the personal
i omtors of the patrons while in the
theatie. A f'aW figures in explana
tion will pot be out iff place here,
la tiie pioneer da..'s of picture shows.
lh' amount of capital leiinireo to
embark in the business was about
$"0". The essential things to start
a show (hen consisted of an ordinary
canvas curt.. in. some kitchen chairs,
t Sll!. pr.'jcet ng machine, and one
reel of pictures, tin- latter costing
about . 3" a v.eek. Then it was as
much for the novelty that people
patronized these forerunners of a
grea industry. The films quickly
became win n and the pictures blurred
and to spend -even a few minutes
in a hard bottomed straight hack
' hair was hardly a pleasant pastime.
It is indeed marvelous to note the
evolution of the past few years. There
are few photoplay houses built cost
ing less than $"..initi to Sr.D.unO. many
to city
nt as befor
the point
sometimes
I
j 1 rotll i-ny
I t lil ee 111
turned ti
are then
other circuit
is known a
pictures heir
I time in that
j in ovei y exi ha n
j i 'ate. no picturi
perhaps twii or
they ate re
f origin. They
si nl over a n-
to houses tiiat run what
s coiul run pictures or
g shown for the second
city. l:y being released
city on the sum
can be shown in
X w York
it is shown
A feW' Wl
-ity a day
in Arizona,
ids in r'gard
(I'lier t hf n
cational vai'i
apropos here
is no i. much
ing pictures
public- school:
been install-
the edu-
of motion pictures is
f la tc yea i s I (let e
of education that muc
in not cover. In many
picture machines have
1 to iilustiate vaiiou.-
WRKER PRAISES
AMERICA FOR HER
"ALMIGHTY HEART'
1 $
? w i.T-r rj'v .-m
Sir Gilbert 1'arker.
"The almighty heart is slil'
stronger in the United States than
the almighty dollar,", recently de
clared Sir Gilbert Parker, the Can
adian novelist, in a speech in London.
"The American government has pur
sued the only course possible to a
nation desirous of preserving its de
servedly high reputation in the field
of diplomacy. It has been in true
sympathy with the high mindedness
and sensible idealism of the Ameri
can people in regard to the great,
events of the world'.; history.".
important points in e cry branch of
education. Also in medical colleges,
sanitariums, and asylums, you will
find machines m use for the educa
tion and entertainment of tiie inmates
us well as the corps of workers Many
churches have adopted this modern
method of illustrating vital points in
a text, and the penitentiaries have
been using this method of entertain
ment and enlightenment for some
time. All Fnited States battleships,
as w ell as t rans-ullan I ic lim rs, are
installing picture machines for the
amusement of the sailors and pas
sengers. Incle Sam has ordered
motion pictures for tht army officers
to illustrate their lectures to the
National Guards. The government
has also employed a manufacturer to
l eproduce some of the1 famous Indian
I attles of the West, to be taken on
the original battle fields with as
many of the surviving participants in
it as possible, the pictures to be pre
served in Washington, and used for
the iii.-truction of future genera 'ions.
A contract lias been made by the
government with the "Rathe Freres"
to furnish oifferent views in moving
pictures of the Panama, canal at the
different stages of completion, these
pictures to be kept as official re
cords. I very recently read an ar
ticle stating that a French manufac
turer has contracted with a rail
road company to install on all trans
Siberian and 'ZA hour trains. The
Xew York Telegraph slated recently
that motion pictures had been taken
of the l'iots in ( iihuado during the
recent miners strike there, these pic
tures to be used for the purpose of
identifying parties taking part in this
disturbance. I could continue t-poak-in'g
of the various uses to which
motion pictures are put for an in
definite time. Nothing ever invented
has done so much to enlarge the
smpe of the average man's knowledge
ci' things as they are. Thru the
medium of pictures t see strange
people in their home lands; we learn
their customs and see them, not thru
pril l, but as tho we were with them.
The important happenings of the
world are brought to our threshold
in exact repi oiltiet ions of the reality.
We learn the habits of strange ani
mals; we see them in their search for
food and watch them rear their young
all unconscious of the watchful eye
of the never-sleeping camera. We
see on the screen prominent actors
anil actresses, who, a few years ago
would hav1 highly resented even a
hint that there was any probability
of their appearing in the "movies."
l.ven the diviile "Sarah'' has eon--sented
to bt the screen reflect her
LISTEN!
YOU may save two or three dollars on
the original purchase price should you
buy a cheap refrigerator instead of a
genuine HERRICK, but then the ice man
gets the difference many times over in a
season. He is a nice fellow and we like
him, but let's save that money.
Get a genuine HERRICK and satisfaction.
Talbot & Hubbard, Inc.
Hardware.
"At the Sign of the Dog"
magnittctnt art. Thus thru the pie
tnie show industry the world is
made smaller by uniting its many
people thru the light of knowledge o
our neighbors' habits, and in ttir.i
depicting oars to them. The cen
sorship imposed on our pictures in
sures you of a gooil clean show guar
anteed to carry a moral lesson right
ly tauglit. an exciting thrill, or a
jolly laugh in its thousands of little
pictures.
In conclusion permit me to name
some of the things you can learn by
witnessing reels which have been re
leased :
1. How the "tJiants" of Xew York
an, I the "While Sox" of Chicago
made their world tour.
2. Customs of different nationali
ties. ;;. About different kinds of 'animal
life.
4. About different kinds of fish liv
ing in the sea.
.". How pianos are manufactured.
How cocoanuls grow; how th:
natives obtain the cocoanuts for the
milk of tiie fruit.
T. How cotton is pii ke.l and baled.
N. How people of the South boost
the "Buy a Hale of Cotton" plan.
'.i. How Southern society belles
nake cotton gowns to boost .the
" 1 1 ,iy a i la !e" plan.
lu. How coffee is grown, . picked,
-mil sacked.
II. Mow Japanese women coal a
boat. . ,
1 How the Jlelgian people ob
tain food.
I-'.. That harems in India are called
"zenanas."
1-!. ilovv to act at a mask ball.
la. Iliiv the Mohawk river flows
thru the b.-tutifiil .Mohawk valley.
M. About Niagara Falls' and the
rapids of the Niagara river.
17. How to tango.
1. How to pose.
In. How suffragette's carry on
their campaigns.
Jit. How suffragettes work for the
cause;"- carry a melting pot thru
the streets into which silver, gold,
etc.. are placed.
.'1. About the latest fashion of
dress.
'21. How people lay coiner stones.
-3. How people flock to the Ameri
can consul in Fngland to exchange
foreign money for American.
"16. How the settlers lived when
America was young.
14. How liiiuor ruins many homes. How wheat is ground into flour.
17.. How recruits are drilled for the J How Indian women wea
different warring nations. t blankets.
Jil. I low the Indians live in their! ".-w whiskey is distilled in the
villages. mountains.
21. How thev make beautiful bead ' "ow diseased cattle are killed
I Hi the lin-ago stock yards.
I Js. About ranch life and cattle I ,;1. Ib-w sky-scrapers are erected.
! raising. I That men who make wsikey
2.K How the Mummers of I'hiladel- 1 'ilho-it paying revenue are called
j.hia hold their New Year festival. ("moonshiners."
j :;. flow the Horothv Palmer. a ""W sheep are sheared,
schooner, and another ship had i H- How wireless stations are er-
head-on collision, damaging the bows I ecte.j along me coast, aim now w,.e-
I ef both shins.
'. How tin unemployed gel work 1
less messages are sent.
ti-l. How a transfusion of blood is
I made from one person to another.
! . How patients are handled ill
different parts of the world.
31. I halt- learned how scripts are
written for moving pictures.
How- moling pictures are made.
-ai. How people travel on came's ;
thru the f niployment agencies.
- li i.. .a, -. ; . .
ioiv, oeoiie i i i iMT-ri a roue. ,
How agriculture is done in;a nospuai.
t;.. How' snakes live among the
rocks.
tiS. How Red Cross nurses help
tht soldiers in the trenches.
i:1. How the men used steam sho -
and elephants in India. j,is 1,1 consruci me i-anama canai.
"7. That farmers are called 'ryots-' How wealthy people live in
in India. their homes.
..V I b.w the natives of Africa live Tl. How p.-or people ,.f the city lid:
.:!. How the natives of India wash h" '' lnents.
clothes on the river bankh. j 7J- 1 1''IV- '" l-rned about
4... I have .seen and learned all the Va Hey Forge. West Point, the city
beauties of Veilow Stone Park. "t P-ughkeepsie. and the Hudson
41. How- tourists conk eggs in 1 iv, r
a.,.,,,,;,.,, ,,..i I 7:'.. How tobacco is dried and rolled
! 4'. How rice is grown.
4.;. How people thresh wheat.
, 44. I low ground is plowed,
j !-". ilow gold is mined,
j 4i;. How food roaches the soldiers
j . u tie- battle field.
' 47. ilow cities are bombarded.
IS. How "lolly-- Sunday preaches in
1 Philadelphia.
I 4i. I have been and learned all
into i igais.
74. How natives of the Philippine
Islands make hats.
7a. I ha e seen and learned about
the se.i.
7i. Also about different parts of
Japa n.
77. About different parts of tho
country of Ttaly. ,
7s I have followed the course of
about the Coliseum in Home. (the Nile river for a long ways.
I no. I have seen the pyramids of! ""- That 1 pie take off their shoes
Fgypt, and the Sphinx. j be:-ore entering a house in Japan.
I 1 have seen and learned about! ' "ace noticed that engineers
'the life of Jesus Christ, from his I have to get their watches tested bc-
i birth to his ascension into heaven.
aj. How wounded soldiers are car
lied from the battltfiehl.
Ilow oil wells are drilled and
worked.
M. How oranges grow and are
picked.
:T.. How .government claims are
staked in the West.
fort
-ing on with the engine.
HOOKED A GOLDFISH
Madge How is Dolly getting on in
politics?
Marjotie Fine! A rich brother so
cialist is gcdng to many hr and let
her spend all Ijis money. Judge.
itli GLASS
For the
Acke! Building, (Jefferson Hotel)
(Also Art Glass Name Plates, Sash and Doors)
Thalheimer Block, 3rd to 4th St. on Washington
(Also Sash and Doors)
Walker Building, 1st Ave. and Washington
(Under Construction)
Jones Block, Central and Washington
including Busy Drug Store, R. L. Balke, G-ass Bros., etc.
0
Central Pharmacy, Goodrich Block
(Kawneer System Store Front)
New Ballsun $tore, Wall St. and Washington
Are Among the Many Recent Jobs in Phoenix Furnished by the
stern Sash and Dnor Go.
Southwe
R. P. DeMund, Mgr.
Phone 503
BIG STOCK PROMPT SERVICE
319 W. Jackson

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