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The City itemizer. (Water Valley, Miss.) 1894-1918, March 06, 1913, Image 3

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The Servant in the House
West Orange, N. J , has a house
that is literally operated by push
ing a button. It is the “marvel
house” in Honeysuckle Avenue
that has been equipped by Thomas
A. Edison to show what electricity
in this modern clay can do in the
way of housekeeping on the farm
or in the village isolated from city
conveniences. For the Houey
suckle Avenue house is complete
in itself, with its own electrical
plant . A four horse power gaso
line engine drives a dynamo that
charges the storage batteries, by
means of which electricity is avail
a"ble at all hours all over the house.
It is used for lighting, of course.
It also cooks the food, washes and
irons the clothes, and by means of
the vacuum cleaner, sweeps and
dusts. An electric ice box manu
faotures its own ice. There are all
sorts of handy electric devices, a
coffee percolator, toaster, and chaf
irig dish for the dining room. In
the bath room, electric heaters dry
the towels. In the bedrooms elec
trie heating pads warm the beds.
In the drawing room, an electrical
Edison phonograph and a home
kinetoscope or small moving pic
ture machine, provide entertain
ment. Any one can operate the
simplified electrical plant. The
batteries require no attention
except tne addition of a little water
from time to time The motor,
run simply by pressing a button,
will in seven hours store up enough
electricity for three days use. The
current can be manufactured on a
farm, Mr. Edison says, at a reason
able cost. It is expected to revo
lutionize domestic conditions in
rural districts. Electricity has be
come the real servant in the house
to take from woman’s hands all the
drudgery they have 60 long per
formed.—Mabel Potter Daggett
in Today’s Magazine.
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Monday afternoon at 2:30 o’elr ck
at Wagner Street crossing §25 00—
two §10 00 bills and one $5 00 bill.
Finder will return same to W. S.
Metcalf and be regarded
To Tyler’s for good pictures.
From Thoroughbred Minorcas and
Rhode Island Red Chickens.
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Mr. C. M. Davis returned from
tlie Eastern markets last Wednes
day, where . he had been to
purchase a large stock of spring
goods for the enterprising and sub
stantial firm of Tarver-Davis Com
pany. They are going to be in a
position to furnish their large
patronage with up-to-date goods
at up-to-date prices.
Every human struggle, every
human sacrifice, every act of jus
tice or mercy and love, has been
woven in the fabrics of the past.
No generous impulse of heart, no
kind word spoken, no good deed
done is lost, but its influence will
live loug after the actor in life’s
drama has passed away.—Selected.
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The Cahill Residence on Main
Street at a bargain.
J. G, McGowen.
Trade Marks
Copyrights &c.
Anvone sending a sketch nnd description may
quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an
invention is probably patentable. Communica
tions strictly confidential. HANDBOOK* on Patents
sent free. Oldest agenpy for securing patents.
Patents taken through Munn & Co. receive
8pedal notice, without charge, in the
Scientific American.
, A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest cir
culation of any scientific journal. Terms, $3 a
year; four months, $1* Sold by all newsdealers.
MUNN &Co.36,“a>' New York
Branch Office. 625 F St*, Washington, D. C.
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comes the matter of insur
ance. You get out your policy
anc! note the company in which you
are insured. Certain questions should
not arise to worry you at such a time.
You should not be worried by the
question of whether you are insured
in a company that dickers and delays
over settlement.
You should not be worried over the
question of whether the company can
pay the claim.
You should not be worried by the
question of whether you have had
enough protection to cover your loss.
To be insured in the Hartford
Fire Insurance Company elimi
nates the first two of these worries.
By consultation with the undersigned
before taking out your policy, he will
tell you the proper proportion of
insurance to carry, and that eliminates
the third.
Water Valley, Miss.

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