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WEDNESDAY. JULY 20. 1021.
WILL CARRY WORDS OVER WIDE AREA Millions Can Hear Whisper f in Telephons With New Amplifier BY K. M. "I 111 I.KKY NKW YORK. July 10 A <p«eh Had' In Sew York can l>* heard - U be proper appliances are installed lj million* of people In every city |i the I ntteU Slate* Kxperimmts at Yama V'ntma la tie Catskill Mountain* prove It Every' word and modulation of tone > a apoaker In Chicago and the pirate strums of a violin' played In city were heard by a crowd Telegraph A Telephone Bwttty officials. h'Htieml over an K^ 1 * nf on* and a half square ml leu. Amplifiers connected with tele lone wlrea did It. Ktglit wooden Irns, telescopic In ahape and each l<t feet lon*, carried the tonea lib exact fidelity- multiplied a mil t>n time*' Men stationed a mile and a quarter win the tower where the horns wera laced, heard every whispered word ml faintest •train of music. Othera aro and three miles distant also «uch! the thouiand mile sounds. IKAKD I'lll K ULKM OK* f And at night a man stood on a hill ■our miles away while another spoke Mtrr-ctty into the amplifier. There '•as no pre arrangement of what «m to be wpokriu I "If you hear what la said wave >o.ir red flare," said the voice, j Instantly, way off In the darkness. Ur red fire iorvh of the sentry b*-' ban waving- hack and forth. I Engineers estimate that 1.1M.0H jteople could be packad into a small ■pace around an amplifier tower and Mar every word uttered by a apeak fer on the other side »f the continent ■fM voice la carried by telephone flre rather than by wireless teie- Aone because engineers explain that $e wireless telephone Is an "air ho*" id cannot compete m such a lone Jptance fashion with the other Jlßlaen of the air so that the voles jtod no other notvc would be ampli- fAnTmx?" , i "That * why it would be impractl- W to try to brotdaul a ipHrh §»<*oas the Atlantic." said 1. D. Elta- IfMrth. Bell Telephone official, u "Bnthualasta speculate on the hariblltt)' of bklklnf to Mara some Ibrourh perfections of the ■ loud speaker. But the (MM reason—the wireless telephone [■u lair ho**—would Interfere with I A talk to Mara. And besldea. the men | tt Mart probably wouldn't under- Mud our Umuap: | Haay problems. electrical and pg—tic. had to be surmounted In nklai the present perfection of • M load speaker.' The aeaaltlve |pkMßitter must throw off other coming over the telephone Ml and register and magnify only Jlp vftmtlon of the voice—or the ■ "Amplifier* ware used at both na- I tlMal political conventiona laat sum ■ Mr. With Improvements, the aame I mrtc* waa used at President I larriion i Inauguration and lti.ooo Asetla In the capltol (roumb heard AM speech Now further perfections |Mte been made." h The apparatus la complex, delicate land so costly that Ka wide use la not BT*t poaaible. The plant consists of a Mystrtn of motors, generators, wires, ■transmitter*, amplifier* and other ■Metrical equipment welching tons II W. f. KWAKT. 14, .timber expert. Had Tuesday In Vancouver. Ha was [V l!ml degree Mason, a member of Ftlle temple. Heattle. and la survived ! » his widow and a son In Caahmere. I WAfATO—Rev. W. 8. Ixjwrle, Flrat Preabyterlan church, j NEW ROUTE "LOWFARES STANWOOD li-M MM war- HU r»< MT. VERNON IUI aac way. M.U raaag trip BURLINGTON IM oae way. *4.77 raaag trip SEDRO-WOOLLEY tum aaa way. MJ4 mK trip BELLINGHAM P *» (W way. IUI ,r, » ANACORTES p-t* aae way. |W raaad trip n rwni trtaa My fa fttaa irill Maaat vrrwa, MaHlag toa aal gedea-Waalley. Leave teattte M* a. m- SiOe a. m. ■M kwir aatil «>OO p. m. "*• iaaa< trlfi daily torn Beft airkaa. I.eawe fteattle S mm 4 ta a. a. 12 aaaa. 2. 4 aa4 I p. aa. 4 kwn ta BelUaghaia. • «l«a< trtp* dally «a Aaa aartea. Leave Seattle S a. **.. IS aaaa. 2 mm 4 *p. m. IS aaaa trip eaaaeel* at Aaaeartea at (f. a. <e*«wp» ftaaday) eltl Meaaer Ufergla far Baa Jaaa lalaad patata. a i ■ «LP-HOI'RLT TO EVERETT Or aae way. tl-tl raaatf Irtp. I.**»e Seattle aa the ■war aaJ half kw. SS r—ad trip* 4ally. retrrtc depot ataffc in aad Oprm M. rnovß main Mn - Pacific northwest Traction Co. 4*4 Caaaeettag latfepeadeat Uasaaatae Stagaa Everett's Mi ss Columbia Appears in 'The Wayfarer' Everett's Miss Columbia, Miss Penelope Oyen, icho will appear in "The Wayfarer" on Snohomisn county night. LITTLE BLACK BOOK Lady, Is Your Name Entered In It? IT RECORDS ROMANCE Ualen. strl*: Are you encaged? Tea? Th»n here'* somy inside information for you: Know thoee Jewelry atore clerk* ? They've cot you Hated. They're laying for you—that is. aome of Ihem are. A Seattle girl sought out a Jew elry etore the Other day to buy a spoon to replace (he one that a clever lad had appropriated to add to hla collection of atolen ail verware from steamer*. dining cars and hotel*. T'ie clerk looked at her and In quired: "What's the name?" "But you haven't aold me any thing yet." the girl aaid. "I know; I know: but—" The young man dragged forth a little black volume from ila hiding place. In the *afe and anapped it* pages. "Tour name is Miaa —er—what did you aay?" "Isut I don't owe anybody any thing.** "I know: I know; but —yon aee. we don't wajit people to dupli cate presents, you know." "Well, my name la Hmllh." The young man again scanned th«. page* and found a name Well, well! What wua the young man doing? "Tou'll want th« Initial *M' then, won't you?" The girl did a real blush, chief ly due to the surprise. "Well, no; not yet. Why. have you got a Hat of all of ua In that book?" The young man .deigned no deflnlta Information about the mysterious black tome. And he put It carefully back In the safe. Skeeters Bother? Do You Itch? Been plcknicklng? Full of chlgg> r bite*? 'Hkwtera got you? Bee*. gnats, bug" been biting you? If you want to stop Itching, call on The Htar's Washington Bureau. It has compiled some dandy prescription* to soothe that Itchy place where the summer Inserts have got you. And the bulletin mjggeifts some precautions against all kinds of those much too-friendly Insect pests that bite and bore and sting. Fill out and mail the coupon below. Washington Bureau, Seattle Star. 1100 New York ave., Washington, D. C. I am ITCHING li (ft your (rep bulletin on remedies for Insect slings and bIU-s, and enclose two cents In stamps for postage. Name Street and No City or Town State. J He eold the girt the *poon nbe wanted. And be told the report er thla: "It'a a great ayvteni to keep people from duplicating «n| din* pree.nl*. I keep the hook up to date a* much a* poaslbl*. Then, when some one buy» a bit of silverware, I think up. It'a a big help." There you ara. Maybe not all of the Heattle Jeweler* keep a lit tle black book. Hut mmr of them do. Kay, wouldn't that book be good raudlng? Build Ships or Give Up Property, Asked ' VANOOUVXK. Wash.. July It.— The O. M Htandlfer Hteel Shlpbulld ing corporation, which aent IS 1,500- ton *hlp* down the way* during the war. must either continue It* ship building program or surrender It* | elle to the port of Vancouver. The plant hag c.lowd down, and a provia ion In It* fram hlee provide* that the »lte «hall revert buk to th« port If operutlona are not carried on at the works. Ad Club Will Meet Every Tuesday Noon H«"«ttle Ad club will meet earh Tue;<dny noon In the Hon Man-he tea room. Instead of every other Tuesday, as has been the custom, It was decided at Tuesday** meeting. I'lans are under way for a series of talks designed especially for ad vertlßtng men. Thursday memlxTa of the club will be the guests of Mlsa Pauline Krenr., acting president of the Women'* Advertising club of Wattle. THE SEATTLE STAR FREDERICK & NELSON FIFTH AVENUE AND PINE STREET " ; ; ~ ; ~~\ I'iiiroM'sim An Auction Purchase ot 200 Rompers and Creepers 453 Room-Size SpccM soc A especially attractive offering il Ij _ of sensibly-styled little gar- \ 11 €j O mcnts for summer play wear, well- (d) Mi made of chambray and seersucker crepe—prettily trimmed, yet easily 1 '\ Velvets Axminsters Tapestry Brussels laundered. /' \\. Sizes 6 months to 6 years, but ■ 1 ■ 1 1111 - not a full range of sizes in every Wf \ \ Offered Thursday at ??*4^-.^- Remarkably Low Prices . L L 1 840 Yards of DURING the week of June 13th, the world's largest Ollting FlcUincl carpet mill sold at auction over three million dollars' • ; 10V v worth of rugs. Our buyer attended this auction, and se- . ** ar cured 453 Room-size Rugs, which will be offered tomor- are "Mill-ends," in lengths from 10 to 20 row at less than Drevailine nrices. yards ' but they will ** cut 83 desire<L row di ltss man prevailing pneeb. stripe check patterng Buita bie for gowns and Sizes in the Offering: pajamas. 6x9 7-6x9 8-3xlo-6 9x12 °rices: $11.60 to $45.00 , t . ■ J Rugs Will Co on Sale Thursday 500 Yards Ot Long Cloth at 9 a. m., Third Floor Special 19c Yard A firmly-woven, soft-finished Long Goth of do i —i sirable quality, for making into gowns and undergar [ iITOiK ffifljKl mcnu ' 36 ,nch " 19< y,ri 600 Yards of Featured Thursday: Pure Gum Rubber fill l la# !• 150 Children's Bonnets Bathing Caps U " bl ' a 1 < *? 1 "f lm c • 1 Cfl or Spe 12/2 C Yard OdC p or cottage curtains, wearing apparel, luncheon sets /pT\ ATTRACTIVE little Bonnets in A BOLT 200 of these and many other uses—these Unbleached Muslins, in /7y-V fj j- 11 cunning styles for little tots, A heavy Rubber Caps to 36-inch width, special, IZMf yard. (WE* —priced considerably below their sell at this price—in the —the downstairs store regular value. One as sketched, plain diving style, natural / is of blue or pink poplin in combi- bfown shade. 11 A • O nation m-ith white pique, or of Unusually low-priced at SlTlcUl AXITlinStCr KllgS 1 , _ white pique with embroidered 35f. _ _ T> • foral sprays, ribbon rosettes and —the downstairs stork y GITV LjOW PfICCS 1 white lawn ties. * Special 50*. I •*. - 44 27x54-inch Axminster Rags, f1.95 each. .f " special ovr. _ TOK „ ORli rt M 4Q 27x64 _ fach PiXa^s>XjtT Rugß| each. J K 55 27x54-inch Axminster Rugs, 92.95 each. An Assortment of SiV'iX 32 36x€3-inch Axminster Rugs, f4.75 each. Men's Athletic Union Suits fctoLahHll brass cummn rods <» "m*. »w,<xt«,«. uijf from t»o 4« iQcn6S| &c cßcn> Reduced to 95c I I REMNANTS OF DRAPERY FABRICS THESE underpriced Union Suits in a favorite style AT REDUCED PRICES for gummer wear, are in a fine-ribbed, elastic Included in this underpriced offering are useful weave—sleeveless and knee length, with V-shape neck. lengths of Cretonnes, Nets, Scrims, Marquisettes In white only. Sizes 36 to 46. BLUE DENIM and Silks, at sharp reductions. Reduced to 95#. -the downer, store • PLAY OVERALLS -the downstair* *tor» Women's Knit 7 Women's Denim Overalls Bloomers Brtpht Red Trim I " lUUl " crs J-to 8 -year sizes 3 vC <\ _| I 11 -ml Snecial 25t0 • third fuoor For outing, gardening and berry-picking, these Bib V 4 " -second floor Overalls in plain and striped blue denim, cut amply I i A NEW assortment of -twwsiAiss stoke- fu H an( j staunchly stitched. Sizes 22 to 32. Priced Pink Mesh Bloomers, in white and ° thi. downstairs store D • OC pink, with elastic at ~ 1 ~ a " brassieres, ZjC waist band and knee. A S sketched, Bandeau |l Z " S/as#' J A Brassieres of soft. Thursday, W , ,__ . ■ , . —THK DOWNSTAIRS BTOBK \ J>C X. \ S 1% V / .V *' /I ■/ » # \I 1 / supple mesh material, in im\ xV. S / Slf J back-fastening model, \ with elastic insets and nran*»V#*iU '' pink tape shoulder Uiape V eiIS,DUC straps. Sizes 34 to 42. dot and " . Priced low, at 25<. scroll effects in black OflH Poiyc AT -Tif* downstairs stork taupe especially OVtVJ 1 alio UI becoming on small hats. || r • r\ Peari Bead Women s rumps «. , f _ —THK DOWNSTAIRS BTOKK * . * Necklaces, 35c In an Exceptional Offering Eighteen - inch for Thursday strands of Pearl \ ~"s\ j Beads, medium, uniform =f„ , , (T% A A D . *" size, with gold-finished \ > ODtCIQI ifllT clasp attractively low- \ fr* 1 - . i-r • U/ J,«\J %J priced at each. W'.u. J —tiik downstairs wore ' A SAVING - OPPORTUNITY especially attractive because . . ,| . | —/ A Strap Pumps are now at the height of popularity. The Infants Lisle offering features: Voete ttr Glass Mixing Bowl vests, oat Snecial7oc Brown Calf Two-Buckle Pumps A N pric" r ?Sr V Ve B u o o™f THESE dear «l.». WhiteC.nva. Strap Pump, with Brown leather trimming this quality. They are 1 smooth-finish Bowls Two-«tr&p Brown Calf BrOflTUe rumps of fine lisle, with mer- are excellent for mixing Brown Kid One-Strap Pumpt with Louis heelt cerized shell trimming uses—and they offer at neck and down front, very attractive value at, as pictured, and other styles. Sizes 2 1 /» to Bin the offering, Slw.Wn» w " h ri ' ,l,on th MMdLSLraW?tt : and widths AAto D, but not a full range of sizes in every Sizes 1, 2 and 3 years. 5-inch, 7-inch, Style. Unusual value at 6-inch, B-inch, 25f Crucial TVmrarlnv XdQ'SPflir _ —TJSIC DOWNSTAIIIS STOIIK —THIS DOWNSTAIRS STORK bpGCial, 1 llUrSCiaj , rai . —THE DOWNSTAIRS STORE PAGE 7