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THE CROSSVILLE CHRONICLE
YOUNG GIRLS NEE SCARE KK you "listening In?" No! A inen you d better get I busy. Everybody's doing I I II. .a e iii I n . iu iui a lew uuuurs iiiiu a receiving set, hitch wires to your radiator and bed springs 'and by radiophone grub out of the air news, the market reports, the weather pre dictions, grand opera, dunce music, sermons. and what not. -Of course, it the radio bug bites you hard, and jou get rndloltis, you can set up a sending plant and put a few things into the air yourself. In the mean time it II pay you to listen In. The wireless telephone all of a sud den has entered a practical and . In tensely interesting field of usefulness. IncrediMe as It may seem, people now adays muy pick up a wireless tele phone outfit as nonchalantly as they would take the receiver from an ordi nary telephone Instrument, and listen to voices and sounds transmitted through the ether over thousands of miles of space. Out of the very air they breathe comes the music of a far distant orchestra, or the exhortation of a man of God addressing his con gregation hundreds of miles away. It Is uncanny. Incomprehensible, unreal, yet a self-evident fact. The performance that Is now going en Ifegan with the New Year. "Q.'S. T." "Q. S. T.M in radio par lance "Everybody listen" followed by the tones of a bell striking the sec onds that' marked the passing of 1921, and the voice of a minister invoking Jod's blessing on the new year floated through the air and into the ears of more than 50,(KK amateur radio oper ators in the vicinity of New York, at midnight, December 81. Now "radio parties' are rapidly be coming the great fireside pastime la thousands upon thousands of Ameri can homes. What would be more fas cinating than sitting in your own liv ing room while from a horn in the cor ner came the voice of the world talk ing to itself? "Hello! Is-a this you, Rosle?" Tony, the Italian chef at the largest hotel in Avalyn, Catalina island, 30 miles off the coast of Long Beach, Cal., is talking to his sweetheart in Los An geles. "Good-n-by, Rosle," murmurs the lovelorn cook. "You are the one sweet bambino, and it is a kiss for you smack I" Rosie, in Los Angeles, wasn't the only one who heard that resounding message of love. In at least 15 radio receiving sta tions in Denver, and nobody knows how many more in other parts of the country, laughing members of evening radio parties heard Tony's lusty fare well. For weeks it was common ban ter among Denver radio enthusiasts to ask one another if they heard the "bambino get kissed." Popularity of these parties Is spread ing. In every city, in every vil lage, in far-off mountain cabins. In lonely desert dugouts, in Isolated for est huts, radio receiving outfits are enabling more and more people to con nect up with life outside. Radio telephony extended the scope of the Chicago Grand Opera company l,r(K miles north, east, south and west. High up In the wings above the stage a small Instrument caught the music and carried It by wire to the roof of the station from which it was dispatched by radio to the widespread audience. Out in the little sod house on the bleak, windswept prairie of Cohagen, Mont., lives Mike Weimer, home-! IKE you "listening In?" No! v52tJ tTV"'1' '- Yx I J A Then you'd better get f4YtY . l W busy. Everybody's doing VL JT?zJl III - I rV I J It- Tut a few dollars into I OVZgl ill JiL eV- 1 TT receiving set, hitch ggjj MIT J Aj the air news, the market S!s's5? '' Vr '. f0 reports, the weather pre- HJfr s 4l 6? CKi t&LX. YH steader, with his little family. Mike moved from the palaces of entertaln Is fi5 Jong, wagon-road miles from a i ment and the great centers where the railroad. A newspaper is like a book products of his farm are Bold, Is now In the middle ages: the coming of mail Is cause enough for a Chinese holiday. Now, drifted snow adds to Mike's Isolation. But Mike is not cut off from the world. Not any more. Without budging from the side of the stove In his little prairie dug out Mike can hear voices, songs and laughter, city orchestras, orgun con certs, and on Sundays church services. Mike has a rudlo set. Rev. It. S. Durum of Pueblo, Colo., has purchased a receiving set for his church. It is equipped with a powerful amplifier and loud speaking device, capable of filling a large auditorium with voices and music hundreds of miles away. An aerial for wireless sending and receiving has been-- erected at the Washington Park Community church, Denver. It is one of the best in the city. It is 65 feet Wgh. The Radio Trade association of Oak land, Cal., sends out each Sunday ser mons ind sacred concerts over a ra dius of 1,000 miles. Many dances have been given . at which the music is furnished by radio phone and amplifier. A popular newspaper poet recites his own verses to the delight of a wide spread circle of admirers. Newspapers in all parts of the coun try are now utilizing the radiophone for the benefit of the public.- News papers In more than a dozen cities are sending put weather reports, markets, and news bulletins, together with pho nograph and current music. So, you see, there is apparently no limit to the variety of what you pull out of the air when you listen In. In the illustrations given herewith Rev. James Lewis, a Denver minister, is shown reading his sermon into a mi crophone. He will be heard within a radius of 125 miles. Many little towns without" ministers are getting the benefit of his sermons. Then Uiey change the adjustment and pick up Jazz music from Los Angeles or a sacred concert in Stockton, Cal. Another photograph shows Surgeon General Hugh S. Cumming of the United States public health service Inaugurating the first wireless tele phone health bulletin service In the world. Bulletins on health topics are sent out twice a week and may be caught within a radius of 1,500 miles from Washington. When weather is particularly good, they may be caught In California and Europe. A third picture shows an English in ventor with what is -.said to be the smallest wireless station in the world. It can be carried in a pocket and has a radius of 100 miles. So it is nowadays that the long, dreary evenings of winter never are depressing in the home where wire less is bringing in concerts, news, stories and market reports. Some of the more enterprising enthusiasts have transmitted this good cheer with the aid of the regular telephone to the homes of tijeir friends who have no wireless equipment. The farmer, hundreds of miles re- brought In hourly contact with all that Interests him. No longer is he left In a quandary when the weather or stock report is late, due to washouts, hold ups of the mail trains or the terrific storms of spring that tear down miles of telephone wire. Within an hour of the broadcasting of the news serv ice bulletin of the United States De partment of Agriculture from the pow erful government plant at Arlington, Va., Just across the river from Wash ington, the items of that report are In the hands of the farmers in the farth est corner of the country. This news Is received from Arlington In reg ular commercial telegraph code at six local broadcasting stations covering the entire United States. These sta tions are at Cincinnati, St. Louis, Omaha, North Platte, Neb.; Rock Springs, Wyo., and Elko, Nev. At each of these plants the report is de coded and read at a stipulated hour over the radio phone to the listening farmers. The United States forest service has found radio to be Indispensable In for est patrol. It has taken over many of the unused sets of uppuratus in tended for war use by the army and has equipped Its rangers with them. The aero division of the forest serv ice has been equipped with miniature transmitting sets and Is in constant communication with the rangers in every part of the forest. An aviator can report the exact location of a fire. Do you want to send u radio mes sage to some one in a Jar-distant city? This can be done at absolutely do ex pense to you, through the courtesy of the American Radio Relay league. Definite radio relay routes across the country are maintained by members of this league. Percy Hudson Maxim, world-famous inventor of explosives and the Maxim silencer, is president of the relay leagues. Managers are ap pointed in each state to take care of routing for messages In that territory. The bite of the radio bug, kny.vn as radioltis, ,1s spreading over the coun try in a wireless epicVMuic. One ot the peculiar effects of this aliment Is Its effect upon the written English ot the victim. This Is typical radio bug's letter: "Dear Ham: Ur slga hrd hr tonlte vry QSA No QSS but QRM vry bad. CUL Best 73 s. RADY O. KNUTT." Nobody but a fellow sufferer could read that. In business English it means : "Your signals heard here to night very loud. No farting, but Inter ference very bad. Besf regards." With the radio, nothing is Impossi ble. This is the assuiance given to the world by scientists who are con stantly experimenting with the mys teries of wireless waves. And as to the transmission of power they proph esy airplanes, automobiles, trains and ships speeding through air and over land and wate'r without the aid of fuel ; factories In spotless towns drawing their power out of the very air; farm implements oprated by dis tant waterfalls. ' In the meantime. Radio Central, the new plant on Long Island, Is talking with all the world. Mothers, watch yourDaughters'Health Health Is from the time a girl reaches the age of twelve until womanhood is es tablished, she needs all the care thoughtful mother can give. The condition that the girl is then passing: through is so cri tical, and may nave such far-reaching effects upon her future happiness and health, that it is almost criminal for a mother or guardian to withhold counsel or ad vice. Many a woman has suffered years of prolonged pain and misery through having been the victim of thought lessness or ignorance on the part of those who should have guided her through the dangers and difficulties that beset this period. Mothers should teach their girls what danger comes from standing around with cold or wet feet, from lifting heavy articles, and from over working. Do not let them over-study. If they complain of headache, pains in the back and lower limbs, they need a mother's thoughtful care and sympathy. AHousehoId" Word in Mother Home writes Mrs. L-ynd, about Lydia E. 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If the little tongue Is coated, or If your child la llarlaea rpnoa arofleh full tt ttA r haa Lun iv Jaannf,.! tn cleanse the ll'ver and bowels. In a few hours you can see for yourself how thoroughly It works all the constipa- tlon poion. .our bile .ml .e out ot the bowels, and you have a well, play ful child again. Millions of mothers keep "California Fig Syrup" hnndy. They know a tea spoonful today saves a sick child to morrow. Ask your druggist for genu- Ine "California Fig Syrup" whlcU has directions for babies and children of ; all ages printed on bottle. Mother! You must say "California" or you may get an imitation tig syrup. Advertise ment. Sulphurous Language No Good. The furnace is patient aud long suffering. No matter how much the householder may swear nt it, the fur nace never gets hot just for that. Boston Transcript. 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The music played, the sJadA'-'v. w,, ' went up and all the glrlth danced.'' v 9te Cuticura Soap for the Complescir jiiijSI, Nothing better tlian Cuticura ; dH"-v f "d Ointment now and thXal needed to make the complexion US'. scalp clean and hands soft and. ! to "'is ,the 'asctatln frp,,t Cuticura Toilet Trlo Ydvertisenient i . . , 1 1 . . i m 1 numucr, r7coa -. The man who hnch' Struck he-. ,ot those rare, not-so-vcl'fcfHbltifthi pat- ties and didn't want" U leuVelff had ' .v ... . . i. ,., Uvo unsucittful . attempts 'ft: t lnto the lelp,1Vme bootl the third time negoi hit ingvl,, like a ferry going in to a "strange slip. He'4coppl his ' nickel in. "H'llo, h'llo, h'llo." he.. cried, 'Sns--. gimme Ljne'f''tiiiy, tliassuguii girl . H'llo, wtiSHwit . busy ? Aw right." II. ...tu 7Ti, f 'Xa.! " He MM Tftrtlt. "Lord lK14rV'eft to Kpt her any way." he muttered. American I.eglot Weekly. ' . " '