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THE BEE: OMAHA, ITEf-'DAV, MARCH 11, 1913.
People's Weekly Eledtrical Page 4 22USSSSl23SSS!SSISSS.. A Telephone Moans security, iu placing police fire de partment, doctor, drug gist and friends within immediate reach at all times. Daily Half a Million Bell Telephone Oalls are "Made in Nebraska." Bell Linus Reach 668 Nebraska Townt. Store Lighting A well lighted store is a well advertised store. There is more to the question of proper store illumina tion than moat merchants imagine. A lighting system that will do for one store will not necessarily do for another where conditions nro different. There is a vast difference between light and il lumination. If you want your place of business to have tho proper lighting effect, just put tho problem up to us. BURGESS-GRANDEN CO. 1511 HOWARD ST. Home Has Become Darker Since it was Cleaned in the Fall A lady In Cleveland awakened the other evening to the fact that her rooms were apparently much darker and less cheerful than they had been nt the be RlnnltiK of the dark winter season that Is to say Just after the fall houscclean Intc. Tho chnnKe from light to darkness had been ho slow ns to be verceptlblo, but she was sure that It had come. She looked at the room and looked at the Inmps, and concluded to work the reformation In the lamp. She brought a damp cloth, carefully re moved the shades from the lamps, and while the lamps were still lighted she re moved every vcstaKo of dust from the bulbs. She washed or thoroughly dusted each shade before replacing It nnd then compared the light In the room with whut It hud formerly been. She was Very much pleased with the result and the next day carried out her bright Idea on every lamp In the house. New Light System in Thompson, Belden & Company's Store A new lighting system has Just been In stilled on tho first and second floors of Thompson, llcldcn & Co. by the Burgess Qrandcn Co. Largo Moonstone lanterns with frosted glass, using 4C0 and WO Watt Mazda lamps, have changed the llluml nntloti.on these two floors to the nearest approach to daylight that has ever been reached' by any artificial lighting. Colors nro easily dlftlngu'slied. The millinery department Is able to do business as well at night hh In broad daylight. Mr, Negate nays tho only drawback to the new system of lighting Is that It makes their basement look like a cellar and their third flpoor look like an attic. These floors will., be changed from the old arc system at once. Omaha Electrical Works Electric Elevator Repairs and Westinghouse Motors toa.ia it. nth St. Phoct Doiur. 1181. V , WIRELESS TOJPAH GLOBE United State? Government Making Arrangements for 1U RADIUS OF PLANT 3,000 MILES With ftratrm Working Wnnhlnnlnn Will ne In Touch with All Our PiirNliii nt All Tlmr. Crackling and sputtering with life, the navy's new wireless station at Arlington. Va. the, most powerful plant In the world recently flung from Its lofty earlals tho first message which Hlgnallzcd nn Important step In the building of a globe-girdling wireless system which will keep every ship of the United States navy and every Insular possesion within In stant communication of the capital. Down In the sound-proof operating room, wlndowlcss nnd protected by double doors, rome of the navy's most experienced operators, directed by Lieu tenant Woodworth, sent out the first flashes. "N, A. X., N. A. X.," the call for Colon, 1.7S5 miles away, was sent hurling through tho ether. At Intervale the In struments sparked off "N. A. It," the call for Key West, 975 miles off. No official messages were sent, but the re sults of tho test were noted at nil sta tions on the Atlantic coast, us well ns Key Wost and Colon nnd reportB on the trials will be made. Itnillim of IMniit. The radius of the new plant will bo nbout 3,000 miles, This range, probably the acme of wireless operations, will he attained gradually and It may be weeks before the big plant Is "tuned up" to Us highest efficiency. Communication with tho Pacific const will be attempted only nt night for the present, but later on throughout the day the secretary of the navy at his desk at Washington will bo within Instantaneous communication with Key West, Ouantanamo, Colon, tho naval coaling stations, tho winter maneuver grounds and all Atlantic stations. When tho plant Is working perfectly nnd the chain of stations Is completed. Washington will be In touch with Hawaii. Samoa, Guam, tho Phlllnnlnea and Pearl harbor. Tho completed sys tem will cost about 11,000.000. The seas then so longer will bo a wilderness for the American navy. Ships, because of weaker eaulnment. can not communicate with the powerful plant at Arlington, but they may relay meninges lo tlie various stations for transmission to Washington. Nriv Klertrlml Ilevrl fit) till It I. The Society for Electrical DeVeloDment. Incorporated, held a big nicotine in Nnw Vork City recently, to discuss plans for educating tho American public to a better Knowledge of electricity and Its uses. Members from all over the country at tended, and much enthusiasm was manl fest. In Chinese Itciiiitillc. An American consul nt Shanghai, China. states that there can be no doubt- that thero will bo a great deal of progress In tho use of the telephone and electric light In China in the near future, for the Chinese are quickly learning to npprc elate the telephone nnd oleotrlc light as modern necessities. BOTTLED SUNSHINE The Weirich Fixture Co. Hair Washed, Dried and Combed Within Very Short Period "If It wasn't for getting this hair of mine dry. I would have fluffy hair all the time," Is tho plaint or many a woman who has found her hair to be the great est trial of her toilet. Many women have found the olectrV hair dryer relieves them from all the trouble Incident to washing the hair. The air blown upon the hair by one of these dryers very quickly takes out all the dampness and leaves the hair ready to be done up with all the good qualities which a quick dn plves It The hair dryer here shown Is a very simple affair designed for easy handling. THE BL.ECTKIC HAlll DIlYEtt Tho heating element Is located In the barrel of the blower. Instantaneously upon connection with tho lighting socket there may be had a strong blast of cither hot or cold nlr. The temperature of the outcomlng nlr Is very easily con trolled by a touch. Some Persons Are of Opinion Broom Will Go Into Discard ' In the Interest of public health the broom and the house cat must go the way of tho common drinking cup and tho roller towel. Hereafter no house should be cleaned except by a vacuum cleaner, nnd the family cat must go to, even though the houso Is overrun with mlco. As for beating rugs or shaking dust cloth lrom open windows, 'this Is a recklesj practice fraught with gravest danger to one's innocent neighbors. These aro somo of the progressive views ajred at a meet ing of the publlo health committee ot tho New York County Medical society. Tho vacuum process Is without doubt the most scientific nnd sanitary and thorough method ever dcslved. It remains only for the public at large to realize that tho same advancement has been made, in the method of cleaning u house as In the method of lighting It or the method of obtaining water. Both ot theso last mentioned advances has been for a lon(? time considered to bo of the most vital Importance to tho health and happiness of a household. It wll. soon be as old fashioned to wield the broom nnd dustcloth to scatter dust and germs Into the air we breath as it Is to carry our drinking water from nn open well. Electric Lfeh Bath Cabinet WEIRICH FIXTURE CO, The bath cabinet that surpasses all others. Heated entirely by electric light it is the. nearest approach possible to a pure sun bath.. This cabinet may be seen at the Weirich Booth at the "Made-in-Nebraska" Show. For sale by ' V ELECTRIC CABINET AT SHOW Omaha Product Considered On?, of Best Manufactured. INVENTED BY OMAHA DEALER I.lxt of Sfternl AiIvnntnKen It linn Over Other Cnlilnctn. Including Hip FoottlKht IlrnefltH nnd A'rntness. Among the most Interesting of the rx hlblts at the Made-ln-Nebraska show lit the electric bath cabinet In thu booth dis play of the Welrlch fixture company This cabinet Is an Improvement on ail others and It depends upon electricity ns the only means of getting its heat. Many persons believe that a auniath Is the best cure, for rheumatism and muny other similar complaints and physicians are agreed that the electric bath can do practlcully as good work as the sun m this respect. In the arrangement of the electric bath several laro candle-power globes are used and the person who takes the bath Imnlv seats himself In the cabinet and turns on a switch. Then the electric cur rent does the rest, and tho person oo'i gets a hot, clean bath, and Is given all the benefits of the electric cure. WVIrlch Cabinet Uses. Thp Welrlch cabinet has proved Its cfcfctlvcness and now does brilliant work. It Is In great demand, the local company flmllnc U difficult to fill orders. The cabinet Is on exhibition for the entire week at tho show and visitors will i'o shown the exact manner In which !t works if they will go to tho welticn booth. Tim rnhlnet Is an Omaha product, ana was Invented by Mr. Welrlch. It Is aub Btantlally and neatly built, and Is dec nrntlvn In addition to useful. A picture of It Is shown on this page, giving an Interior view, and showing tno arraiMt; nf lltrhts. Tho footlights are an Im provement over other cabinets and arc considered a great advance in me manu facture of cabinets. Sign Helps Eleven at Foot Ball When in Use by Aggies During Mie foot ball season last Novem ber tho sonlor class In engineering at tho Iowa State college. Ames, la., erected a large electric sign on the roof or tha engineering building. This sign was eight feet high nnd fifty-five feet long, and was completed by the boys In five days. Tim iilirn rend "Heat Iowa." and a flasher was constructed which first spelled out the letters, then flashed Hie .nilrn "slm and then repeated with the omission of tho first letter, B, so that the final reading of the sign was J'at Iowa." The framework for the sign was made and set up by the students In mechanical and civil engineering. The electrical engineering students did all the wiring, constructed a flasher and set up a motor nnd controller for operating It. i Tho Persistent ana Judicious Use of Newspaper Advertising Is" the Road to Business Success. .MaMMMHHBHHHMIHBBHMHnMaMHBSMBBnSI Best Vehicle for All Occasions and in All Conditions This Is the season of the vear when more trouble Is experienced with all forms t f transportation which dor not depend upon electricity than at any other season. In winter not only Is tho horse almost helpless whenever snow Is decD or roads Icy, but whenever the weather Is really cold the gasoline vehicle Is constantly In danger of freezing Its cooling water when tho engine Is allowed to stand for a short. while. Moreover, go&ollnc machines aro difficult to start In cold weather and It often happens that the cylinder must be opened and primed with the III smelling liquid before nn initial explosion can be obtained. The electric battery Is subject to no such troubles, and the electric delivery wagon will make almost tho same time on snowy days as In good weather. After all it Is the reliability under all possible conditions, which means time and money saved and endless annoyance avoided, and this Is oly found in the electric vehicle. It is Ideal for all con ditions that many be Imposed upon It Electrification of nnllmty. Tho London aild Northwestern and the London nnd Southwestern railway com panies are about to carry out an Im portant electrification scheme Involving over 150 .miles of track In tho metropolis. Direct current at 600 volts will be cm ployed, with third and fourth rails, tho trains being operated by the multiple unit system. The scheme Includes con nection with the entire underground rail way system of London. Wireless to Germany. The first wireless messatre sent direct from the United States In Rnrminv nrn sent on January 17 from Snyvllle, Long: Island, and received at the Nauen tower near Berlin, Germany. The distance Is about 3,600 miles. Heretofore it has been necessary to relay wireless messages to Berlin and other points on tho European continent. Every Electric Need Electric Shop This is the age when every mod ern home is supplied with elec trical conveniences the electric stove, toaster, coffee percolator, N iron, motor for the sewing ma chine, vacuum cleaner, washing machine, etc. No home that wants to save the women drudgery can be with out these. They are as much the re quirement of the ideal home of today as is the din ing room table. If you would be modem you must have electrical conveniences. This shop sells every modern electrical device that is produced. You should have several of these. Visit our display at the Made-in-Nebraska show or come to our store and see what you can buy for a very small price. Start getting electrical devices now, and add to your equipment as you are able. Every article is rightly, priced here Th Electric Shop Wolfe Electric Company Tyler 1414. 1810 Farnam Street. Wire for us and we will wire for you. Lanktree Electrical Co., 308 8. 18th St, Tyler 1011. All kinds of electrical con tracting. Get our prices. Motors, Dynamos ana Osnaral Bepalrlnff, Electrical Machinery and. Armnturs Winding1 a specialty. EEBOTBXO ELEVATOR REPAIRS rowrn wxuxxra Le Bron Electrical Works Day, Souff. 9170. 313 Booth 13th St. Export Electricians and Machinists SEE BENNETT ELECTRIC CO. FOR. SAFE AND RELIA1ILK WIHING it PAYS to PLEASE 301 Omaha Nat. Bank Blag. D 3810. Electricity has be come so useful in the household that no home is considered modern unless it is equipped with electric conven iences. If you have any to sell you can rapidly sell them by using this . page.