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Friday, December 'JO, T<t22
(Co?&. for This Department Hunnitod by
th» Amwlcaa L«i Newi '„. (
Prof. J. H. Mathews, Former World
War Major, Condemns Method
Used In Nevada.
Nevada's chamber of death, the gag
room which ii new law In the state
provides is to he
used tor the ex
ecution >'t con
demned crlininalß,
I* Btrongly de
nounced by I'mf.
•I. H. Math.us,
chairman of the
'!• pa rl tneni of
chemistry, Uni
ty of Wis
consin, nnd an ex
pen on polsoi
gnses. Professor
Mothewa served
as a major in the World war. studying
gas warfare at the British fronl and
serving in charge of the. gas and Hume
branch of the trench warfare section
of the United States army.
"Tile purpose Of ;::;- ill VVB
to produce as mu< and torture
us possible, In ordi r that thi
may 1"' at least Incapai Itated, II
nally killed," Major M quoted
as saying to the American I^egion
liows service. "And it Is li
that a state shoul I
which produce such rflects. The pur
pose <>f capital punl ■ Is to re
move the victim q tive
ly, in order thai society henceforth
may be protected and to serve as a
warning to other potential evildoers.
"It Is to be hoped that civilization
has reached n point where revenge is
no longer a motive. Only savages tor
ture their victims before killing them;
the use of any of the war gases to re
move criminals would be quite In line
with the practice of sava)
Professor Mathews sab! there were
gases which might be used for execu
tions, If the use of gas at all could
ever be deemed wise. Carbon dioxide,
the poisonous constituent of ordinary
Illuminating gas, he declared would
be the logical one to use. He asserted.
however, that If the administration of
Kfts for execution of criminals were
carried out, It should be entirely In
the hands of medically trained men
who understand both its use and at
tendant dangers.
"The horrors of poorly curried out
electrocutions nre sufficiently vivid In
the minds of thinking people to make
them abhor any method of execution
which may not be both humane and
effective," he declared.
Georg* Polly. Lynn, Mast., Ex-Soldier,
Gives Exhibitions to Help
Raise Funds.
Some people are height shy. They
grab hold of a rhlinne) on the roof
of b story-and-n-half dwelling and
look over the side only to seek the
skylight and the lower rpgions. "Hu
man Flies" are nffllcted with the op
posite complex. They can'! stand on
the ground and look al the ehlmnev
without wanting to go right up the
front of the building and see If a
chlck-a-dee has built a nesl there.
Such a human fly is (tcorjie P
of Lynn, Mass.. ex-soldier In the Aus-
it% f Ait: I *
■/-• >
"Human Fly" Scaling Building.
traliun army, who for the last two
years baa climbed buildings from
■■"list to coast for the benefit of Le
gion posts. He lias climbed the Wool
worth building In New York, the
Custom House tower in Boston «>"
the highest buildings In every other
City of size.
Bis hands and his toes are all lit
uses In scaling. Needless to say ht
has never fallen.
Legion Post of City Firemen.
4 post of the American Legion, com
posed exclusively of city firemen, Ua«
been funned in New Orleans. Tht
lire fighters plan to enter S tealfi l»
the Legion athletic meet next Oc
Weaw;, a, B. C«n"^al Decoration,
Will Do p P9mintnt at Ua . pn
National Convention.
ijfej'S T m*^* 'H'tlnguished
P'">ts at the American Legion nation
-11 convention In
New Orleans, Oc
tober 10-20, win
be wearers of the
con gresslonal
"i(''lal of honor,
the highest award
for bravery made
hv the United
States, Lieut. Syd
'"'>■ O. l»uin|
of New York was
the first medal of
honor man to ac
cept the conven
tion Invitation.
,he citation of Lieutenant Gum
■■"r came : 1S n mull of an nc , O f
heroism while serving as B servant
with the One Hundred Thlrt, second
nfuntry In the Hols de Forges Set),
teinber 20, 101
All '"'" '- under hostile machine
gun tlr"- Gumpertz killed two QermDn
gunners with pistol lire and the re
maining U members of the crew sur
rendered. About thirty minutes nfter
this exploit the platoon was again held
"I Iby German machine gun nests
volunteers were asked for to silence
the guns, Gumpertz, n corporal nTid a
private volunteered nnd the trio ad
vanced In single file.
Encountering the enemy's barrage,
the two companions of Gumpertz were
killed by a shell, but Gumpertz con
tinued to advance alone on the nest by
the Hank and located It. 11. then
threw into It a Mills hand grenade and
killed and wounded several members
of the crew. The remaining 10 mem
bers surrendered themselves and the
two heavy-type machine guns. The
action of Sergeant fJumpertz enabled
his unit to continue the advance.
Reno (Nev.) Editor, on Bike Ride
Through Country, Spreads News
of the Posts.
Traveling 125 miles a day. and
camping at night by the roadside, l ton
itld I". Chase twenty-one yearn old, re
cently passed through Middle Western
cities on a bicycle from Keno, Nov.. to
: Syracuse, N. V.
Young Chase's family lives at Syra
cuse and, as a vacation from bis duties
as city editor of the Nevada state
Journal, the energetic lad derided he
would ride through and see his mother.
The Heno American Legion saw a
chance to do some worth-while adver
tising. So arrangements were made
whereby Chase should speak before 110
Legion posts on his way across me
continent. At first lie spoke only of
what the Heno posts of the Legion and
I the Nevada state department are do-
Ing, but later he found that he could
be of greater service by telling each
i post of all the good things that other
posts along his route are doing.
The young gatllng gun which he
\ carried with him saw service when an
j automobile driver ran into his bicycle
near Topeka, Kan., and then refused
to stop to see what damage had been
done, Chase put a bullet In a tire and
then made the driver haul him and his
j bike to town.
"One doesn't realize just what the
American Legion is doing until he vis
' Its Legion posts and sees the efforts
of these posts to Improve their com
j munities." be said.
Miss Emily V. Schupp, Duluth. Vol
unteers Services at New
Orleans Convention.
Miss Emily V. Schupp of Duluth.
: Minn., has volunteered to dunce for

s*f A
her doughboy
frien*!s at the
AnnMican Legion
national conven
tion In New Or
leans next Octo
During the war
Miss Sch v p i>.
who Is known
professionally as
I'Lada," en ■c r
talned thousands
of soldiers In the
cantonm ents ol
America^ She has appeared at Le
■lion entertainments in a number ill
Minnesota cities. Miss Schupp, «'h«
8 n i S o a soloist, Is scheduled to ap
pear at „ recital to ho- given nl the
S: Orleans convention by thPDunrth
American Legion b«nd/.^ whlch\wnn
fl rs t prize over^cwnpftltora In the
' hPW Ht ihP I.';
ventlori In Kansas City last fall.
♦ .........■•■•••■••■•■•••••■■••■••■••■•■ '•"*?'
[carrying On With the j
American Legion ♦
: • 4
Huge *!sn board* "tclllDg !'"'
,„„,;■ jiow „, Hod the Ani.Tl.-an
clubroom^havelbeen: erected on
Srr«i«l« IMI.IIDS into lUcevllle. la..
i, v ,;„. p,, S | there.
, ♦ *
..,..,-.,.;,. f;,s!ii«med on Identical
.- n , .".i'-h'!^ American Legion aur :
I;"..:; „ IW . been iirsanlxed In Canada
'„,;•■, Sand, in each the women
.. j , mug| be wives, mothers, sis
„,. dalls ,,teri of member* ol the
",. v . 1 ,,, 1M v HHSOclatlons, whose c |-
1 ! ".rUwU'elr. eligibility. The
';"■■ :riSm»da;andtEngland:vUlt
. ,V. d veteratu and care for
, ' " . 'vm- and aid the veterans
';' , !,',•'.■.". legislation to mitigate
•,!. ;if:«'r'war burdent.
How D.fferent Forms of Winding
Affect Reception of Long and
Short Waves.
Tuning lnductuncea fur nullo re
cehiiig circuits nre made In o variety
of forms. For short waves, the most
commonly used form of Inductance Is
the single layer solenoid, which is
nothing more nor less ti, im the com-
Hum tuning coll, consisting of a sln-
K'e layer of wire wound upon m
cylindrical form.
The method used to vary the in
ductunce of a tuning coll Is a slide
which gives single turn variations or
a Itch which usually varies the in
ductance in groups of turns. For
very close tuning where even the
turn to turn variation is too course, a
series or shun; In the clrcull is nec
A closer variation of Inductance can
be procured by splitting the number
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turm ( <, V y V /<ri
■y %/ yP—- /^ r> A'^\
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" ■— ~ (/ti\ v\ 7 V to)
r- _. NEXT A^VAAV\J_
r'<? UT TURN ... 1—
w(i und « Indii „ i»n« h
un v hollow 1 ■ id wind
ing the second Imlf on n slightly smi
er 1 s lindi Uul tube of such
that It inn easily h^ slid Into the first
one. It now, tier two coils arc con
wl In series but in such a man
ner that !lu-ir magiK - inter
lock, v continuous variation of In
ductance <mii be had by moving the
roils with respeel to >■:;■■!> other. Fig,
I represents the tuning coll nil of
the magnetic field In the same din
tlon. Fig. 2 represents approximate
ly the same winding as was used in
Fig. 1, but wound '>n two concentric
forms, when the two colls of Fig, 2
arc separated the fields nf the two
colls do not react and tlio inductan
Is tlic sum of the separate Inductam
of the two iinlnidual coils.
As the colls are brought closer to
gether the field of one coll bucks
0 »,. »«^» „»,.*,. -<O
J Mr. Edison is credited with J
' the discovery that a current <x- *
' Isted between a lighted filament {
' and a plate Inclosed in a vacu- '
( uin tube, the great principle in- J
* volved in the successful nmpll- '
t tiers. More recent work l>y him ,
' in radio development lias heeii '
* prevented by the unfortunate /
'. failing 'if his hearing. *
t Chllo, a chnmpanzee In the i
) J Mllwnukee zoo, has a radio set J
t especially built for him. *
, The United States forest Iv- 4
* lee is receiving valuable assist- '
, mi. .■ rum rndlo li flouting for- ,
' est flres. Through broadcasting '
t Information regarding the Incu- #
1 li.in of tires much valuable time *
» la saved, t
* Eight broadcasting stations, '
1 costing a total of '— N>, will >
J soon he built In Great I'.rituin. J
» The funs will be charged a *
t "listener's fee" of approximately ,
' $2.50 a set In order to support *
, the stations, which will be ■■:■■ ,
' prated by the government '
t One of tin..' best-known riidto i
* "dei .'pots" is in the Ked sea. ',
* Ships passing through this region '
J can read no (signals from the ,
t A.d( btHtlon, but on leaving It, '
' ruesKages are picked up at full >
i strength. J
* From the west comes a story *
\ of a method to use the \Ac- J
phone overhead wires for radio 4
antenna, This cannot he done, t
* however, with a grounded return *
, circuit, such as is found In farm- (
» ers' lines. '
f Isn't it a helpless feeling ,
' when you have just a receiving *
i Bet and you hear two (»i >«ur <
' friends giving you a pan over J
> the air phones, ami you sll und i
J listen and listen, then listen J
» .-. mi more, and you can't do a i
! thing hut keep on listening? ,
* The large corporations find it »
i profitable to provide entertain- t
' men! by means of radio for their '
i employeea In Isolated places. <
' This may bo the nolutlon ol '
> keeping the hired -•'•'■>
* job In the country. '
0 V. M C. A. hoys camp!-:-: In #
J Montana found enough speci- J
' metis of galena near their camp- '
' site to equip several radio sets. t
» Wiiriiiii^'s are again prevalent ♦
0 throughout the country rejranl- i
i iu^ sellers of worthless radio '
< Ktocki »
J.« «
down t!>o cell nnrt the t^fnl liiriiKthhra
is ili'i iv.i>ca. 1 in,i.l,\ Win.i ilu' » unl-
Ing on thf inner cylinder Is exactly
under the winding mi tin- outer eyl*
Inder, the Inductunce of one roll tu-u
--trullzvs that of the other and the n*
sultunt Inductance, neglecting leakage,
Is ,'t'JO.
A variometer function.* exactly m
did tin- ',«■(, colls shown in Fit;. i
In a vnrlnmeter, one coll rotates wliU
it speet td the other Instead ol MM-
Itiji in anil out us wiim the ease 'I
Fig. 2. If the windings of a var
iometer are on a cylindrical vtirfoi o
there will he ;i Inrjie amount <>r leak
ii:."i', which dt-ereast*!* the ratio nf
luuxiiuum to tnluliuum wave leiiyih
to which tin' vnrloiuetor will tune, A
variometer with windings on n Bpher»
leal surface nnd having a sinull me
clinnlrnl clearance between n»t«ir uiul
stntor will give lnlmliuuni leakuge.
There l> an i'\i-cllt'iit variometer on
ilu> market ill the present time with a
80-cnlled "hasket'.' winding. Not
only arc the wlndfngn on a Kpherlcul
surface, hul a croHa-sectlon Of Illrt
winding («■>■ Fig. ',)) Is such that
the distributed capacity Is reduced
to a minimum, Pit is In nccoiiiiillshed
by separating ndjacenl turns and
crossing tliem at right angles,
This same method of winding Indue*
turn es N applied Id the "uplder v, i'li"
coils. The change in wax lengtli
when using "spider weh" coils is ao
compllshed by the use nf a Borles of
shunt variable condensers since (tie
rolls are not as n rule provided with
For longer wave lengths the bank
wound roll Is used to reduce the dis
tributed capacity In winding multi
layer Inductances. Fix. -1 shows how
the turns of three-layer bank wound
Inductances are arranged.
The "duo-lateral" coll 1* an Im
provement over the hunk wound roll.
In a "duo-lateral" winding the con- ,
ductors in two successive layers are :
not parallel as they are In the bank
winding, but cross each other nt un
angle, In our estimation basket
wound variometers with no shunted
capacity are most efficient for short
wave tuning while duo-lateral wound
coils of large diameter, with a small
amount of shunted capacity for tun-
Ing, are most elllclent for long wave
Every One of Them Is Valuable Advice
to the Amateur Radio
Don't full to insulate the antenna.
Don't place the lightning switch In
Don't listen-in during a thunder
Don'l cause interference with other
Don't try to us.> a loud speaker with
a crystal set.
Don'l run wires parallel In making
up receh Ing i ■
I 'miii neglect to read everything
■ ii radio.
) 'nut i uds of antenna
ihone poles.
Don'l conned a radio ><-t direct to
the electric light circuit.
I>• iii forget that ti'-kh-r col
00l usi i tli crystal detector sets.
Dou't espeel to gel loud signals with
;i crystal detector set uiilie using
' ulwaj
Ing stutlon. It Is oi leilmea the I
►ur own apparatus.
Annealing Hard Wire.
If hard-druwii copper wire Is v
for connections In tin
It will break when l»'iit or It la mogl
sure !" break upon removal from
■ nd of the wlr<r •
be annealed by iu-iitliiK It In a Hai
nel or by applying a coat nf tin or
Bolder, The wire ran then !>i« i
several times, wltliout Its breaking.
Help Tube With Magnet.
Thi :•;. '■! jii- audlon tube
aj be Increased by plac
Ing a large horseshoe magnet In a
tlon so that the poles of
nel are "n each slilc of thu
tube. This probably is due to the m
netlc effect upon the moving electrons
that flow across from the filament to
Length of Aerial Wire*.
A singli ■ leriaJ Ii lufficient, If
one at least 7.*. feet long can be put uj>.
If the aerial in shorti r, uw i
taking thi from thi
end. If the aerial is to be onlj
or !■■ all, niiike It a fo I
v. .: I .- fr(;:n the far end.
Will Stop Jamming.
It Is proposed to Increase the num- i
ber of available are length* for ,
broadcasting by varying some of the j
many .''.'/■) meter stations by 2."> or more !
January Records
For Your >f' <*ry?V'^*\
...<-../.< c- yte^|?X Clip This List
Aftim Popular Dance Hits Srirrtim No BIM p^
C soi of These Dnyi—
i Pol I ...I "1
llrinili' RniFßrr'i . I Us (letting Murk on Old
«ir< Ikmiu | l»roniliv».i — I ..\ ■ r ( >i —i- 2340 10 $ .75
1 h'roni "Zlrgfeld Follies nf
1 '••■•■ J
f < 'Illi'lirt I HIM- I'm Trot— •.
Inlrodui inn '"i <.v Are My I
Carl ivnion'n ' Rnln Menu" from "Green- !
or. h< Htm ) wlch Village Failles" ,' -'Jl *° ••■'
I Who I.OVPH Yon Mo*t After I
"- Ml — tin Jr.it J
Oriole Tprrnre f Tm.t. root T.u.ul..!— *>
<)rt'"-'■•• < n»" iniLonV H.,, ( .5-- [■ H*l » .75
[ I l'i>\ 1..!, „„,- Walt* I
. l.im'lv l.iM-i'riii' —Wall? *
Jooenh C. Smith nml I Imlp of Mn ret heart* — \\ <.li .— 1
Ilia >iri in -ii V liiiiu'l ii iiik "When Kyc» L JOOOI l'J 1.25
I Moet i:>ih. Whin l.ii'H Moel I
I Llpa" .... J
Ilcnrj- I.»nui> I l'lam.llnui-—l«\ Trot . I
(I'ltttilnl | Itufenrrddy— Vox It, | JStlin .*3
( I « l»h I Coiilil Shlniin; I Ike -i
Tho Cotton rhUrrx.. J "- -'■', i Kuli— lin Trot. _„.„ „. --
j (."I To < >»1 My IKiltKiis >• 2"38 10 •"»
I N,,,, _!<,,» Trot j
j Yon -mii'd Me ol Mj Mother i
I Arnol.l .lohn.nn .nd ' v " "
HI. Urrlintra J mg Al ,, nt; . from .. Llui ;l 2M9 10 # , 5
Nflllp K.Mv" (
When fix- Irnw-, („,„.- I
1. I'limblluii I>iiv\ii — lux Trot.
I An Operatic Srin-tinn
i I Mlirnon — Ponnal lv If p»y»? i
1 l'lorvmi-rnston iKnowwt Thou the IjuulT)
'^" | .^i;; 1;;:;'^;;;,, 1,-';';;.:; \ «^o,o 1-50
i lad of Hi.- King ..f Thule)
I. .\. i 111 (Uounoii iin l'n in h J
i I Arti' Concert and Ballad selection
——~— i
f Alfifl St'pmii PiiUii I mi r
■ ■Mini.. riiamloe | I. v, ..,-,. Hanl»hf» the |
I (Ttil"" i ■n!':i",!, lii i i',f''. A." 1." n'; i:'. T.". M!'. L boosom 2.00
I Trl-tr li,l ..■ (HomV-Com- f
ln« |(U .11 hfleni) i ' n Ltallan J
Marl.Tlff.n, f X- ' 1
I lß"Pranoj 1 „.,.,„ »,.'ii 11,.V..- I 15037 10 1.25
< I W lforde.Finil»n)
'. Btulml Mmi , 1 Cujiid nn Imam >
1 T1...<. Karle | '?","™ v?, h ", la " l""t i
\ '■"-■-' J n^'u'lVm" "llS"^ C M 1,",.','- I MOOT .2 1.7S
1 IngrinlMo iSmlly Qroan- I
, 1. hit; > (Verdi) in Latin J
t *
\ Artist Instrumental Beitctioo
N>« York Strln, f «»-"■ I- I M-JoT ( ; ■;•—• ,
J «i"»"' \ dairtet In I' Major- Srhrna }■ 88Ola ''-' ' :'()
« (Dvorfik) sirinK Quartet.. '
' BronlHlnn lliilii'rinnii r lt.tliu,Lj (Vleuxlemp«) Hlano
-1 iViollnlstJ < rorti bj 11 ;el., \ rn|( , 11 •> nn
5 1 r nnUfl (Vleuxtempii) f r'm)lJ v ~'n"
J 1 ['Innoforta 1 v Paul Krenkel J
; VeMclia'N Itiilliui . Hcmlramlile Overture Part l
[j Hun.l J (Ronalnt) Cnncen H.m 1 1 ■.-mi 1 . ltd
3 1 Bemlramlile Overture Part a > -■'"" '- 1 -°"
[■ *• (ItonHlnl) Concert 11ami.... J
i A^rtijit_ Popular SongS S.-lr- It.m j
Marlon llnrrl« (Sine- I AuKraviillii" I>n|>a >
i inn CumeUlenne).. I lint l.l|>^ j 2315 10 .75
Margaret Young ( „„,„. Sllm , ....,.,. „
j it.- Love, ll -'"' W ■'■
Cumcdlenno) I j
| ; \l Bernard and I s«c<t Mhikl.v I
, I rn.Kt Hare J , ■„, ( ,i.-i>on<'-I)one With 1, 2317 10 .75
a i li nor md Hurl ' ()1| |'
4 tone) I. J
It Whlti< Way Mui<- f
* ((iijirl. 1 ' Jlj Dlilo I
I .laiii.K Lynch 1 11,,. Troll To Loui Alfo )■ ■;:"M 10 .75
* i'l'i nor) I
[ White Waj Male J
I •liiartrt ■•• I Tomorrow Morning . I
? < lmrl<-~ Hurt and I ...
; Klllott Mi«« -, llu».uian Nightingale ( - 119 10 •"»
( (Tenor ant] Harl-
I I Dili: J I J
;■ Am Russian-Ukrainian Records Srierti.in
C Simc Kill the I/onel] Iliurt
(T»rhQlko\Vßky) Planoforta I
Mini Konhrtl by N'lrolal Ktember; 'Cello
< HI in t i-||., o in Ir,
At the 11.11 (Tuchalkowskyj f '■'°~8 10 1- 60
I Planoforta \<y Nicolal Stem- J
berj In Rußvlan J
NteK. •*• J i:okK::;^:::";: fflSr: ]
1 looi-rano^ < Ifiimormque (Moueaorgsky) (- 13031 10 150
i| (_ In Kuhlu J
f , Over Hi. Viist Plaint (Stat-
Ukrainian Nation.. S^u^!!!^!^.^!? 1
f ChOr°" < ,'o» of l-otrhah I I "°» X 0 1.50
p , 1.0.1- 10 1.50
i I Ordynnkl; Mlscii Chorus;
I v in Ukrainian J
! l f III)! Nmr Itai7«hpol IKn- -.
l-k^lnlan National I •*•£»; T.nor^ fctobjr O.
thorUll ill. : Near Haryahpol IKo L 130.)3 10 1.50
! ' ■ >1 I Choi In
15081 10 1.50
I I 11.. Hlkli Mountain (I^ys- I
I J v*-u)fl.n t Mixed Chorus; In
j v Ukrainian J
i r Poor Hawthorne (Koshetz) .
\ Vkralnlun National Huprano 8010 i.y T. Oeor.
] (ho/u. I f'^alnUn .'.... .''''::..'! L I3OS* 10 1.60
I (in Khtrhedrjk |
I (hi Knzn (I<eontovlch) Mixed
*■ Chorus; In Ukrainian J
f (;i) f'lifko**, fJrrv <"in-kiHi -^
i tTiralnlan National (Htetzenko) Mixed Chorus;
CJioruM {(a) Ukrainian ' I ll(*koo I 16035 10 1.50
In 1 1 '•' "• ") 1.50
I (I.) Holiiinvlku (KolPua) . ... f
In (he Jordan (fttetsenko) i
Mixed Chorus; In Ukrainian J
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of Alexander KusheU
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