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About Things ELECTRICAL' ELECTRICITY IS NOW 'SERVANT IN HOUSE' 4 Serves More Domestic Uses To day Than Any Other Medium Employed. "Electricity Is destined to become the 'servant In the house' more and more as American inventive Renins perfects its control and develops Us uses," says an electric expert. "Al ready it serves more purposes In the home than any other medium, and save for the fact that It ia a trifle more expensive for some purposes | than other heat producer* It would : today virtually predominate. "Today electricity la us?d for cook? l"g. laundry work, both washing and Ironing, dishwaahlug, sweeping, light ing and various other minor purpoaea about the modernly equipped home, ''or none of theae la It expensive when reaulta are conaldered The J only weakneaa in the chain of home uae right now ia in the expenae where It la uaed diatinctly for heating the houae. Hut with the proapect of gaa throughout the countt-y at aomewhere near a dollar a thousand cubic feet electricity will have Its chance eien there. "The Inventive genius of America will shortly lie centering it* atten tion upon the Improvement and de velopment of electrical heating ap paratus t'i a greater extent than ever before. It has been the history of similar conditions thai sooner or later some one has been able satis factorily to aolve every problem of Western Electric Dishwasher and Kitchen Table WASHES STERILIZES DRYS One or Two Demonstrating Machines Left VERY SPECIALLY PRICED Call For Demonstration ^?35^D STREET,NAV. fT\ \\ Nmn3660-3661^ -Electrica. 1 j>upph^-RepairVfc>rk~~ Household Appliaiic&j this fori. There la 110 good reason to doubt that ?W aame result will be attained In thl? caae. The elec trical worU /very confidently expecta | that within a comparatively few >*ara electricity will be the domlnaut kin* of all heat and power ttelda. And correspondingly that Its uaef will be Increased. , "The spirit of the age In which we %re living ts expressed In tonne of conservation, thrift, and efficiency. On every hand we are urged to con serve reaourcea, to eliminate waste and to attain the maximum results with minimum effort. The dominant idea is to do the right thing In the right way nt the right time with the fewest possible waste motions, t'on | nervation of human energy Is hill the saving of time, which, in the Itnal ?*n.i lysis, I* money. ''The spirit prevails In every suc cessful industrial plant in the coun try. K dominates all big business, it is the mainspring of financial, in dustrial, and commercial success. The problem Is always how to do a thing In the quickest way. with the least expenditure of human effort, yet do It well. The wideawake business man aucrounds himself with all the labor savers possible, with evefy Improve ment that makes for saving In time and effort, with every appliance that Increases quality and quantity of pro duction. And gradually this Idea Is entering into the work of the home. "The housewife is tlni^lbg her labors srr Immeasurably lightened by the use ol' the clectric range. |he electric sweeper, the clectrtc dishwasher, t lie electric washer, the electric Iron or better still the electric mangle, while there is no longer consideration of anything else than eloetflcity lor lighting where It may be liad. The housewife's greatest effort right now is In educating her husband to the realization that she is Juat a* m'ich entitled to labor savers In her work ax lie is In his. Kut once a practical demonstration 1s given him he is usually appreciative. The result -.a Chut housework Is fast losing Its o'd tinie terror*." KEEP BULBS CLEAN AND AND KEEP BILLS DOWN Keep all light bulbs in the house clean all the time, is the advice of Cleveland dealers to many who grow discouraged over light bills and de fective light. Many neglect this im portant duty. Jn the buth room and in the kitchen, for instance, the bulbs require almost daily cleansing of the accumulations ? carried on the. slcam clouds and the dust which sticks wherever there is moisture. - While you are on your vacation While your bouse is unoccupied is really the best time to have it wired for Electricity. Responsible con tractors may be relied on to treat your house just as care fully as if you were at home. A few days of uninter rupted work by competent wiremen will make your home thoroughly modern. And by having the work done while your house is vacant you will not be inconvenienced in the least. What a pleasant surprise if your wife could return from an outing to find the comforts and conveniences of electricity waiting in her home! We'll keep your secret if you want to plan a surprise. See one of the dependable, competent contractors listed below. Any one of them will do the work right. Capital Electric Co... 1525 14th St., F. L. Clarke 1242 Wisconsin Ave., Davis Electric Co... . 1009 H St., Howard P. Foley Co. .806 1 2th St., E. C. Gramm 1408 Eye St., Home Electric Shop. .2203 14th St., (J. D. Campbrll. Hir.) Arthur Lowe......... 3438 14th ?t. N. W. Modern Electric Shop. 1411 U St., Geo. G. Rabbitt 805 9th St., (^nrtfuor <? John II. (.allonar) H. 1. Scharr Elec. Co...711 13th St., J. E. Taylor &. Co. .. 1324 Eye St., Franklin 4582 West 2419 Franklin 5040 Main 1130-1 Franklin 5016 North 4226 Col. 9610 North 2153 Main 260 Main 1286 Main 7103 "Buy Your Electrical Goods at an Electrical Store" Little Music Festival Idea Proves Success In Capital Schools 1 ?????? The "Little Music Festival" in the Washington public schools is proving a great success under the direction of Hamlin E. Cogswell, director of music. The idea of holding these spring music events in the many school centers of the city is wise and beneficial, for it increases the uuiuber of advantages offered by the public schools and brings the music message to a far larger group of people. Ami theae Kittle Music Ktilival' ?re aroualnic rnthuaiaam and Intereat In achool mualc wher:tnr one haa baen given. Ml** llowvn and Muo Wood, supervisor* of l'ie tlil'il di vision. ataged their m isij tvI" !??t week, and Mm.< l,)iirn >\a< ??> mcccaa ful al (lie I'owill Joint-' it l hut two repetition* *err demand**!. The demonstration* ?>( daily Uaaona .receive ?t much applause a* the voral and ln*ii\un< nul. In *ui-> and on aeipble. Mix* Kdith Athey an I Mr*. Mella Itrooks Thompson direeted ihe Chevy Chase festival, June and a crown ed houne grouted the j\?te maker* w!th enthusiasm. Th< wonderful audi torium at t'hevy l.'hose and the Jar^e one at Park" View r>iak>' a setting lor these funrtlon* that many ?? liorl.i lark uitd should ha> <?. The I>enni*on held Its Littl* IVs tival at Iho Wilson NormuI ,lu?i" .'t. Ml*;; Athey and Mr*. Thoiiip*r>n dlroi t ingr. The Jefferson School festival was riven June 4. Helen Burkhart directing Frslktala far I hU Week. ifrt a.< follow*: June 7 (Monday*. Adams School? Miss Athey, Mr?. Thompson! June *, UMiri'luwn schools, at Western High*-- Miss A they, Mrs." Thompson. Juit'* I'. Force School, al Thompson assembly rooiu Miss Athey, Mr*. Thompson. June JO, Thompson School?Kose SI 1 Bey. June 10-11. Cooke School ? Miaa Athey, Bella Thompson. . V Mr*. l.aura I'V\V?ril, Instructor 'of orchestra* In (he pistrlct qt Columbia schools. Is in <harge of all orchestral number* on the urogram*. The director of music is working toward a careful balance in all class mom work between the technical and cultural sides of musical activity, Liid above all, tooaJ purity. Among the Musicians What Are We llolnc f People ouistde rtf Washington are asking al>ont music In the schools hoifc. What Ik (hp National Capital dulng in high school public demon suratlons of music? Tlecently, acting upon th's flicnif, Hamlin K. Cogswell, director of mu sic of the Washington public school*, sent out a letter to each school rela tive to an "all-h igh-scbooi festival." The tosull was lethargic. Why? We have a delightful Mich School Auditorium. We have efficient teach ers of music. We have buoyant Amer ican youth in our schools. What are we going to do about it? This is the answer. Public Demonstration of *>ehool Vlnsle. J>r. Cogswell, director of public school music in the District of Colum bia, is departing Ironi the usual cm torn of staging a spring music festival in a central auditorium. He has ar ranged for "music fetes" in the differ ent communities under the direction of his assistants. This is being- done that, the parents and friends of the schools rrtav better acquaint themselves with the scope of tlu work and the personality of the music teachers Those little festivals are to he held wherever the supervising principal approves and with the consent of the superintendent of schools. Where an assembly hall is not available, other plans will Is" made for the programs, which will Include demonstration work, vocal .mid instrumental solos, and feature the school orchestras. No admission fee will be charged except in a few instances where the affair is uedrr the auspices of the Parent-Teacher Association ol' the community or school, whrn the small fee will lie used for a phonograph fund Dates will be announced as soon as th? list is completed I.ast Putillr Urgnn Itnrital. On Tuesday evening last, at Cen tral High School auditorium, the final public organ ree.itaj of the season was given by Kdith B. Athey. civic or ganist, assisted by Marion McCoy, con i trulto, with Reed Lewis an accom panist. The community an<l civic center department of thr public n'|iuol? has presented these recitals to the public throughout the year. Central High ; School, as the general civic cent'-r, is i Keeping the community .-pirit' aflve in its many uses for recreational, ami at the flame time constructive, edu i cutiorial endeavors. At the reeltal of May IK Miss At hey wan assisted by Herbert. Aldridge. tenor, with Marie St. John Aldridge accompanist. Mozart's "Iteqillem." No more fitting Memorial Iju> mu tual service could have been chosen : than the giving of the great Mozart "ICcqiiie.ni" ut the church of the Covenant I iwt Sunday afternoon, un der the direction of Sydney Lloyd Wrightson, with Harvey Murraj at th" organ. The ??Requiem" wa.- rung by tweHe ,?olo voice* l(?Mn*an'* Monthly Rulkriin. Lrnest I.ent. Washington peda igugtie and 'crlfist, was specially fea I tureil in the l??t Bulletin published 1 by .1. Kdgar Robinacn >n<l Alan .1. | lJuclirach, In their pamphlet devoteil I to mu!<4r matters of interest to item her, student, and lovet- of music. Mr. Lint's violin studies, mentioned | In the Bulletin, contain elementary i studjes. "Little Songs for Little ! Folks," ami "Wordless ilelodies," very ) easy pieces for beginner.'. Tw? I .if led Vsudk IManiats. , I Constance and Frances Finckel, two ' of Washington's younger set to gain recognition for their piano playing, were heard in tecital at the Arts Club Sunday evening assisted by Mrs. An gela Redmond, soprano. The program wa? a most interesting one. Constance Finekel was brilliant in The Lark. ' by Balaklrew. and e(Tei-| tivelv pianistii- in ?"Minstrels' of l>e. hussy, and "Forest Murmurs." b> ) Lisdt. Frances Finrkcl won distinct i praise for her renditions of.the Men delssohn "Rondo ("aprlrcloso." the Chopin preludes. Nos. IS and 2.1. and the Debussy "Cathedrale Knglovitie." Both students arc pupils of Felix Gai 7.igltl. Q A convenient payment down ? ? ? ? and $2.50 weekly brings to your home this genuine PHONOGRAPH AND 21 SELECTIONS, TWELVE S:?c RECORDS OF YOUR OWN CHOOSING You don't have to wait another min ute for that PATHE you have been wanting. It's her? ready to be placed in your home this very day on these special term?. You make no mistake when you buy a PATHE ?It's the finest phonograph in the world. SUPREME in design?J SUPREME in material- SUPREME in workmanship and above all SU PREME in TONE?That is the one bipsrest thinjy that really count* in a phonograph. ?2 X?. 10 The Pathe i? the Only Phonograph to Buy >50'' ft WEEK McHuijh & Lawson 927 G St. N. W. Franklin 5580 AN IMPORTANT SPECIAL INSTRUMENTS FOR Carry On Club, New York'CityJ Making Collections for ^x Service Men. "Th? man who dlspaiagrs muale >i t luxury and non-e?aeuual It doinfc the nitluii an Injury. Umn: n?v, more than ever before, la a present national need There 1* no better way to express pa'riut'Mii li.o tMough music. > . , According to the H?w York Wo.-lJ. thesu are the worda of Wo >drow Wllann, President of the l!olted lilatu, uttered during the war, but no lees applicable in these after-war da> a. They arc quoted at the top of the letterhead of Orlando Rouland, an artist of New York city, wh> with Ur?. Rouland. conceived the plan dur ing the war of collecting thouaanil ><t musical Innti oment* and forwarding thr\i\ 10 service inen In all paita of j the world, and ha# Just turn d the work over to the Community Service Through an appeal In the World. I readers who had luatrumenis tucked away In attica or closets got them out and seat theoj to Mr. Koulgntl. an I he forwarded them to the soldier ?.r Bailor boy*. Then when the boy* came back the readera of the WorM read of the comfort the wounded and maimed boys were getting out of the Jews-harps and hatmonlca*. and more instrument* came into the stu dio arid were distributed to the hos pltaU. All th'a wai done with the mini mum of expense. When packages were unwrapped, papT and twine were aaved to be u*ed again. The Dluion firm repaired Instruments and boxed them for shipment! The ex press chargen were prepaid by the giver*. *o that the total expense in New "Vork city w an under )4 00. Tne' wor k la being continued bv the Carry On Club, of New York city. vVhei* former service m".i have form ed themselves into a hand and are now ab!e to play lor^dance* at tlie club, thus doing away with the ex pense of hiring a ban-J. They are also prepared to accept engagement* and play at entertainment*. More Instrument* arc needed that other band* may be formed. Tfce World t'adcra are :i*krd to send unused in strument* for the*e men who have become disabled and maimed in acrv-' lee. All instruments should be tagged with donor's name and addrees and ?sent to John A. Wilbur, national or ganizer of recreational work. Com munity Service. 115 "West Korty-third ,-treet, New York City, express pre paid. The bo*? receiving the instru ments will acknowledge them. A thorough musician and teacher will he engaged for the proper dis tribution of the.se instruments, the better one.? going to the men who < an be taught lo be professional mu sician* Others will be taught to play in'smail hand* lor recreational work. Since last Co 11 Mrs. Rouland re port*. many instruments have been sent to the Newark Technical School, where much Interest has been shown among the students and excellent re sults obtained hv teacher*. Inatru ment* arc also bring sent to tlie Poly technic Hospital in New York City. A brss* hwnd has been sent to the Institute of Disabled and Crippled Men, where Dr. l-'anes hopes to de ?Melop a department of instruction for the mending of Instrument*. This work 4s well paid, and there is ffreat demand for men proficient in it. The Ditson Company offers to tra:n dis abled men as teachers, gratis, to go out, and teach others. Eastern Supervisors Take Up Extension of SJudy at Their Conference. The dominant theme of the Kastern Music Supervisors' Conference just held in New York city was the in creasingly important place music Is occupying^todav in the life of the in dividual and the community, and the keynote struck by many of the speak ers was the corresponding necessity for making larger provision for this study in the schools. The statement that the New Tork hoard of education was demanding a substantially increased appropriation for music teach In* was received with enthusiasm by the visiting school music officials, as was also the as sertion that music is the most vital element in public education, made by Carlton V. tlibson. superintendent of schools in Savannah, <!? . wt.o addej; "We shall <lnd in the next five year* in industrial centers that group sing ing will quiet labor conditions better than machine guns." Among the most popular sessions were those on school credits for pri vate music study, the teaching of music appreciation ill the grade schools, school violin classes, the prep aration of the music supervisor, and music in more remote communities. Miss Anne M< Oonough, leader of one of the lajgest choruses |:i Phila delphia. pointed out the responsibility that rested upon the supervisor to place his professional Fkill at the disposal of the adults as well as the children of the town, especially in the organization of classes in sight singing. One of the especially Interesting features of the conference was the demonstration of band, orchestra, and choral work of New York High school pupils, arranged by Ueorgc H. Oart lou, director of music of that city. A considerable part of the time was :*pent hy the ui)0-odd delegates to the conference In visiting the schools of New York snd New Jersey, while two evenings were given over to concerts arranged for the supervisors by May or Hylan, of New York Clt> , and cer tain pfomlnent citizens. President Howard C. Davis reported the con ference the largest and most success ful In the history of the Kastern Music Supervisors' Association. RABBMS SENTENCED. NEW YORK. June 6.?Jacob Rado wltz. sixty six years old. a Jewish rshbl. was today sentenced to an In termediate term of from six months to three year* In the penitentiary. Me was convicted of having sold whis key contaliflng wood alcohol.' which caused the blinding of Samuel Sell t?*ld?r. INVENTS PHONOGRAPH WITH TWO-MILE RAN&E A phonograph wilii a vote* which j It la aaaerted viea with that of Nlif ara Kalla liaa )ual hfin Invented by >1. A. tiaydoii. a Brltlah engineer. Mr< liaydou teated the voice of the ma chine on hla nelghbora of a l?oodon auburb and (he tune played waa rec ognised more than two inllea away. The Inatrument la named the j "Mlentorphone,'' after Htenlor. tli?-j 'ireek herald, who had a voice like' [thunder, t'o?ipreaa?-d a|r and a pat-j [ent aound box are the aecreta of lh? new invention. The air la aupp)ied b> an electric motor, and when It paaaea through a ainall valve con trolled by ihe phonograph needle.'lt rxpunda and crealea u burat ot aound that In the cine of. vocal ai-lectiona far aurpaaaea th? original. It la auld (hat to a prraon alaudlng about thirty yarda from the inatru ment the lllualon of a band playing at labout an equal distance la almost complete. Hut the moal entertaining result la ,?>? fl M h- . ? ? ir. urd >* i l mi, Vtnen Hurr> l,*udtr i W? I'ar i4i on til* lib ore was It H III like lli>- lulte of Ihe blggnl giant mtIiu cvtr walked in (airy talea. II ia reported. 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