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SUNSETS AND STORMS
MADE BY ELECTRICITY Strikingly Natural .Scenes Pro duced 1n Theaters by Latest Oevioes. NOW YORK, Oct. 34.?The up to date theater couldn't exist 'without making an extensive use of electric ity. The theatrical managers were among the first to adopt electricity, and the; have been heavy users ever since. A notable installation of vari ous new electrical theater devices lias been made in one ot the largest play ing houses in .New York. The stage is equipped with myriads of border lights, footlights, projectors and other apparatus. This equipment will proUiico any effeot from a. moun tain sunrise to a golden sunset and then show with all the vividness .of actual life the buiiilng of a house at night or a distant thunderstorm. A . long narrow glass runaway through the auditorium Is used in conjunction with the stage. A multiplicity of high powered Incandescent lamps con cealed. In the runway produce the au rora borealls effects upon the per formers. For general lighting ot the house and signs hundreds of other lights are used. During the warm season a num ber ot alectrlo motors .blow air through a box ot loe into the auditorium by ,means of large electrically driven fans. Dozens of motor driven fans at vantage points keep up the air cir culation. Motors are also used for imechanloal features, such as operat ing hoists In flying ballets and turn ling circular swings and revolving iplatforms. Electricity has been proved to be a most potential factor In keeping the Btage alive and Is furnishing a 'range ot effects that no otiler means of light power could supply. The United States In lflfl'4 mined 41? 480,701' tons of crude iron. Workers Have A Savings Fund ? ? ?' i I. i ? A. striking illustration ot closer co operation -between employees anil firms Is seen la the newly established savings land for the "Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Com pany's employees. The company acts as a trustee, and guarantees deposits, also interest at four and one-hali per cent emi-annually. Deposits cannot be less than ten cents. The amount of deposits in any one year cannot ex ceed $500. The idea is to enootjrage the spirit of thrift among the em ployees. SHARPENS SAFETY RAZORS. An electric safety razor sharpener has been developed which its inven tor claims will , re-edge blades aq much, as twelve times. The blades are clamped In a holder and Insert* ed between two revolving cylinders. The holder moves backward and for ward while the cylinders are revolv ing, t and the blades are edged by even pressure applied to both sides. MAKES SUGAR TVAFEBS. A Cleveland candy manufacturer has an electrically operated machine that turns out 100 sugar wafers In a minute. The wafers are cooked, mold ed and stacked without being touched by the hands of the. attendants. RESEMBLES FIREPLACE. An original heater just Invented Is made' to resemble an open wood fire place. Colls are placed between two front togs end when In use closely re semble burning logs. - Each unit at tains a temperature of 2,009 degrees Fahrenheit, at which point the temper ature remains constant ELECTRIC EQUIPMENT Electric Engineering and Installations for Power and Illumination. . Some of the recent installations made by us CLARKSBURG Tho S. C. WatKlns Co. Standard Milling Co. Coca-Cola Bottling Works. C. E. Prunty Building. Warne Undertaking Co. 0. S. Smiley Residence. Emplfe Laundry Co. Linden Avenue Sohool. F. R. Moore Building. Empire Laundry Co. J. W. Cottrlll, Residence. Mrs. J. B. Brannon Residence. Camden Sommers Residence, and Private Lighting Plant. Martin's Ferry, Ohio. First Methodist Church. Bridgeport, AV. Ya. Bill Farm Gas Pump Station. CLARKSBURG D. W. Jacobs Residence. Farsons-Souderi Co. Dept. . Store. Sturm & Wilson Drug Store. Lafayette GlaBS Company. Clarksburg Glass Company. Holland Glass Company. The Home Bakery. The Parkersburg High. School. Grafton High Sohool. Moundsvllle, ff. Ya. United States Post Office. Weston/ W. Va. St. Patrick's Church and School. Presbyterian Church. J. B. Connoll Building. Wells & Weber Apt. Bldg. . J. S. Turner Residence. GENERAL REPAIRS Tlie Union National Bank, Clarksburg. Hotel Gore, Clarksburg. Hippodrome Theater, Fairmont, W. Va. As others have done why cannot you? If you have or are going to have any installations made consult us, we are prepared to handle any pro position in our line, giving you the advantage of our experience and knowledge. e specialize in lighting fixtures of all kinds, mo oters, generators and heating apparatus, batteries, ?wire and fittings. See us first and you will se us last. THE STARFORD-COLL CO. 126 So. Second Street On Long Island is Run Entirely, by th^Latest Electrical ! ; ? Devices. : | tifi v vi t* a,-, , X?W YORK, Oct. 23.-?-^hera -wis a rews. ?bo. Vhen a large "baling:" establishment was not considered up to date unless It em bodied the "last word" In engine dflv* en machinery, it Is not so ,today. Electricity la the modern- baking pow ?r. 'r_ ...^ fiverr wheel In a big Long Island bakery, Btjld to be lhe |rest -equipped in the world, h turned by. electricity. Electric .-elevators, carry'the raw jna torlala -.to the-"mixing rooms. " Elec tric: iiilxing. ..igacljines prepare the dough. Large cutting and molding machines form- the crackers, while conveyors move the productp through the ovens. Emerging, from the other ends of the oven, the crackers, noifr baker, are placed-upon conveyors, which , carry them to the' packing rooms bpTow. All of this machinery .is ran by. electric ity, as are also various coating and dipping machines in . other depart ments. The wooden .packing cases are nailed by electrically driven ma chines. Electricity makes this plant a mod el of efficiency. It Is remarkably clean throughout. There Is a noticeable absence of long main line shafts, cumbersome pulleys -and heavy belt ing. Electricity Is pre-eminently the form of power that soon wilj be adopt ed generally in industrial establish ments. : MlY EATER To Wed Girl, Who Appealed to Mayor to Find Husband for Her. ?\VIDMHXQTON, Dei:, Oct. 2S?Mayor Price, following his announcement that.he had received a request from a young woman living at Concqrd, this Btate, to And her a husband, has been deluged -with letters from, men anxious to learn the name of the young woman who desires to wed. , "When Price arrived at city hall In the morning Ave men were on the %teps, all anxious to make a personal appeal for the young woman's ad dress. The mayor directed them to address their letters to her In care of his office. ElECMNS In an Ohio City Remain Light ed in the Day as Well as Night. i i in ? In an Ohio city merchants koep electric signs lighted during the day. One of these business men, who has! I found the scheme profitable, says: "At: |a cost of three cents per kilowatt; hour the daylight use. of an electric [sign represents an advertising cost. ! that is almost nothing. On occasional \ !cloudy and rainy days I find my sign, even more effective and resultful than at night. Almost every store front is on the shady side of the street some' time of the day.'' i . In a letter entitled "Dally Use of i ?Electric Signs" the merchant urges his associates to flash their signs for! a period of a month and watch the 'results. JfOVEL HEATER. A new and novel electric heater adapted for use in the small room has been manufactured In the shape of an inverted incandescent lamp. It can' I be suspended from the electrolier or socket and quickly removes the chill of a room. liABGEHT TIOirST. : i ? ;? ,. The largest electric hoist in the I United States, has Jbeen Installed In , a.', mine in Butte;. Mont. The new , machine hoists at a speed of 3,000 feet per minute and can lift 14 000 pounds up a shaft 4.000 feet' deep. You'll find here fixtures in the state. you won't look elsewhere. The easiest way is the best -way axm mo people are the ones who have learned this. Turn the button and there you are. A 'brilliant light and a little cost. What better? "We have electrical fixtures of every description. For these fixtures your dollar has the best chance here. Come in get what you want in the electrical line. Simmons Plumbing and Electrical Co. 609 W. PIKE STREET Bell Phone 29-R. Home Phone 613-L u Blue Monday" a Worry No Longer HMHMHMNHHHPVMPP A recent partial canvass of manu facturers of electrical home appli ances disolosed the remarkable fact that more than 3,000,000 -washing ma chines, toasters, percolators, chafing dishes, ? grills, egg hollers and other electrically operated1 home ? devlcs Vre sold In the United "States during the ?last two years. Since the first electrically propelled home washing machine was. Intro duced Improvements-have followed so rabidly' that the latest model hears little, If any resemblance to the orig inal machine. EIFFEL TO WEB MAKES GOOD. Condemned-as useless and a peril only a few years ago, the Eiffel tower, the highest steel tower Jn_,the .world, is nbw regarded as one-of-the'most valuable possessions of France. The tower -has- made^ Paris the center of the wireless world and, has enabled the republic to keep In constant touch with far off points which were cut off because of war conditions; Can Be Restored and Old Age ... Defied by New-Electric Vibrator, .. . ? From- the "beaflty whor lives daily'' 011 her 6motian8 to tha ehop girl who labors' over her daily toll' all femin inity is following the advice of a fa mous physician that vigorous circu lation will defy'old afce.' They no longer need fear the' appearance of lines or wrinkles," for -"electricity has conie to their aid with an electric vi brator, the use ol which restores nor mal organic activity. -As vibration Is nature's strongest ally, the stimulat ing effect of vibration is obvious. It increases vitality, strengthens -worn out nervous tlssuAa and quickly cleanses the 'entire-system of conges tion. Nervousness and Insomnia yield readily to the soothing effects of .the vibrator.- So many'benefits are to be derived- from "home -treatments that women are adding the electric vibra tors to the long list of necessary toil et accessbrles. COOK BY ELECTRICITY. Wellealey college girls will eat electrically prepared food in their new' central dormitory. The new wing is eqnlppedwith a-special three oven twelve foot range-and' a bake oven with a capacity of ninety one pound loaves. The equipment will serve 260 students and help. FIRE PREVENTION. ? / The companies constructing the new steel barges that will ply the Mississippi river use electricity to insure absolute" safety from fire for their cotton and other infl'ammable cargoes. Electric energy is now need to operate the motor drive? cranes for. loading and discharging, cargoes and for cooking and heating in the officers' and crews' cabins. OUTS CELL BARS. MITCHELL. S. D., Odt. 23.?.Tames ?Dowllng who wasarrested on charge of stealing'a coat, made'a'sdw out of a case knife and cut through the bars , of the Jail here in broad day light and escaped. . Several citizens saw him at work on. the bars, but thought he was a workman making repairs. PROSPERITY WEEK I APPROVED Chief Executives ATI Over the Nation Promise Their Hearty Support. KpR t ?-? ?,-m NKW YORK. Oct. 30.?It Is now a foregone conclusion that the nation wide celebrations for prosperity dur ing the_week of November 29?'Decem ber 4 will bo tbe biggest event in the Industrial history of the country. Electrical prosperity week has . been approved.'by .hundreds of mayors of towns of more tban 5,000 population throughout the United States. ;City executives have written, to the Society, for Electrical Development of New York indorsing the "better times," campaign and have pledged the sup port and co-operation of their boards of trade and merchant associations, In all 1,400 mayors and 2,00 chambers of commerce, have been invited to of ficially take port in the celebration. Fresh Impetus. This action by city officials, has given a fresh Impetus, to the move ment which oulmlnaies in prosperity celebrations.in .every city and town of the country. The mayors have prom ised band concerts, openings of new "whts -ways," unveiling of large town development electric signs, pageants and the decoration by day and night illumination of all public bulldingB to properly observe the new Idea in pre paredness for prosperity. Hosslyn at. Cox, president of the New oYrk state mayors' conference, writes: "I aim heartily with you fot your entire program. "In my experience there is nothing which gives so much life and activ ity to a cHy as to have It well and handsomely illuminated. This we plan to do. , "You are doing a great work to'de velop . the permanent ? prosperity of the country. 1-assure you. of my most enthusiastic co-operation.'1 Middle West Interested. In the middle West city govern ments, merchants : and newspapers have joined'hands with, the electrical industry'to "make the week a great event Mayor Adam Frick, of Ports mouth. O., says: "Any agency that his contributed to the. world's ? advancement. as ^has cord it "We ate. glad that _ _ nitlon is about to be given this; 'cause by so many of. thejiti ' union. We shall do'jour r of proper observanow" Materially Reduced^, of Electricity for Li tag Purposes. - Electric light ten times a?,c it was twenty-Ave years ago and i dropping in.price! This cheerful news is Inter in view of the fact that i living has steadily advanc In all these years the..co*t ,'of duction of electricity'has jlot^ ished materially, if- st all, ?(Se6 to the -Edison Sales Builder, but c centration of operation And the ft ltles by which it'4s produced 1 had their effect 'A consumer can b<l today for ten cents the same* of light which in J38$ cost' 1 In that year the consumer pali , 800 candle hours of. light while now the same $1 buys 8,000 candifcTipuri,; This is' due largely to theimprcve ments of lamps and Ump mater-'' In the' thirty years preceding Ifttl' yearly manufacture and sale of Me'V tric lamps ha? jumped in this coun try from 30HMW to 180*000.060. f***" ? H 5EW WATER FOR CITT. Pasadena cltlens are' enjoyin, how drinking water. They call.it " tro water." Treated by electricity? water is freed from germs and *" mains fresh indefinitely. The si process Is used in many dairies. It keeps the milk sweet and pure?*" days. " v" r-irg BIG ELECTRIC RANGE. fSigMM! The largest 'electric range in thi world has been placed- in the Mon tana state hospital at Warren, Springs. Mont The range is more than thirty feet.long. It is ? ,ped with eight -ovens and will - pr electric energy and its development is pare meals for more than 1,50 0-1 worthy of the place you ahn to ac- sonr, delly. - LBH_|Ba|M|a_aHBaBaBaBH - s ^?wyrrgmrinnrnnnniii'.iiHi' , OAT Tf- R yCOMPAN SERVICE STATION )??<? Scjn Littlt Amptrt: It'i better to (top here oce?> ?tonally for in. inspection than'to ay "I with I hid" after trouble eomet. WELCH-SMITH ELECTRIC COMPANY 232 COURT STREET ??