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THE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, MAY 20, 1913.
THE PEOPLES' WEEKLY PAGE OF ELECTRICAL NEWS Publishod Each Tuesday FRANTZ PREMIER ELECTRIC VACUUM CLEANER Cm " ; ?! II We claim for this oleaner that it will do better work than any other cleaner made and we don't care what the price of the other one is. Oall upon us to demonstrate the truth of this statement. Remember only $30.00. JOHN HUSSIE HARDWARE COMPANY, 2407 Cuming Street. Tel. Douglas 1116. REPORT BY ELECTRICITY Houston Has System for Keeping Tab on Its Police. PLAN WORKING SATISFACTORILY Devlae Include Thlrty-N'lnc Call Boxes and Ten More Soon to De Added to Tnke Care ot the Work. All reports of police officers on boats are now being made In Houston through tho new system of electrical apparatus recently Installed by the city authorities. The officers are becoming accustomod to tho new system, and, according to City Electrician Clarence GeorKo and Chief of Police Noblo the system Is working faultlessly. The system now Includes thirty-nine report or call boxes, and ton more will be added to this number In order that the city may bo thoroughly covered. Heretofore it has been tho rule for police officers on beats to report onoe each hour to the station by telephone. The Oamewell system registers the box the call Is from, the year, the day, the hour and the minutes of the call, on a film of white paper and in duplicate, An officer can be Immediately communicated with by headquarters. Above.' each re port telephone is a bell and a light. The 'operator in charge can ring, any bell and . flash, any. lis)jt.,-aswe)l;gllImultaner -ously, which immediately notifies the officer to report to tho station. . The switchboard is 'at present 'located 'in the city electrician's department, in the fire station, but will shortly be moved to the police station. W. P. Wells, A. J. Jourde and Charles Klnsbache, fire And police operators, are in charge of tho board. Combination Stove Has Many Points of Great Cooking Value The above shown combination toaster stove Is tho most practical electric device of Its kind. Mrs. George Jones has had one of those stoves ever since they wero put on tho market, and do you know you could not get this stovo away from her for any price? "Why!" she says, "I can use this stovo for all of my light cooking. I ot it right on the table and I can fry eggs, boll meat, coffeo and toast bread. It Is so handy; I don't have to run baok and forth to the kitchen and) it is so easy and clean to handle. When I receive unexpected callers I can always, with the use of this Uttlo stove, prepare a little lunch." This stove sells for t&BO, and Is demonstrated at The Eleotrio Shop, 1310 Faroam, In 1902 the first electric truck was used In Boston. Now there are hundreds of electric trucks on the streets of that city. Music by Wireless Telephone for Men at Naval Station Until they learned that there had been a wireless telephone test made at Bay vllle, I I., on Saturday, the operators at the" naval radio station here thought thelr-ears Imd'fooleq them. The operators on Saturday afternoon were tuning Up with tho naval sation at Arlington. Va. They were straining their ears "listening In" for the southern sta tion, when all ot a sudden tho strains of "Marching Through Georgia" were heard. This was followed by other musi cal' numbers, and then a man's voice was heard to say, "Did you get It?" The muslij come through the receivers clear and distinct, and it was evident that it was being playtd on a graphopbone Newport DlBpatch to Now York Tribune. BED BENNETT ELECTRIC CO FOB SAFE AND RELIABLE WIRING it PAYS to PLEASE $01 Omaha Wat. Bank Bid. S 3316. Omaha Electrical Works Electric Elovator Repairs and Westinghouse Motors los-ia V. nth at. Fhont Dour. nai. cTke Prnvp it SS to your own Efficiencyand S&tlSf SCllOH jjuraouixv C No More Jtackaches on eamnjr $30.00 Operating Cost, lVaC Per Hour. The Eclipse Electric Vacuum Cleaner With Double Nozzle. Oilless Bearings Have it Demonstrated in Your Home. The Electric Shop WOLFE ELECTRIC CO. 1810 Farnam. Established 1874. Tyler 1414. The housewife of today would be shocked if you told her that, bo cause she did not have an eleotrio Vacuum cleaner, she was not modern. Yet the truth points to the fact that Bhe is behind tho times, for "modern" moans using all tho latest labor-saving in. ventions and no device of the present day gota rid of so much drudgery as does tho Vacuum Oleaner. This little machine keeps your home and place of business clean without labor. It sani tarily cleans floors, walls, curtains, portieres and will brush your clothes. Vacuum Cleaners from $25.00 up, may be purchased of any dealer. An average sized dwelling can be cleaned with S cents worth of our current Oall our Oontraot Department for information about our service. OMAHA ELECTRIC LIGHT & POWER CO. W. G. COLLING COMPANY Interior Decorators 1913 FARNAM STREET. Solo Omnhn Agents for the Famous Diamond Suction Sweeper Used in Blaokstono and LhSalle Hotels of Chicago. t Two Sizes $55 and $55 J. Robert Crouse New Kind of Man Within the past few months there has been organUed "Tho Society for Electrical Devel opment, Incorporated." The four commercial factors of tho electrical Industry manufac turer, Jobber, central station and contractor-dealer have undertaken a co-operatlvo campaign for the develop ment of a greater market for electrlo current In all its ap plications, J. Robert Ciouse started this work. ten years ago and has been slnco that time an Im portant figure In the co-operative development ot the electrical industry. M r Crouse Is a member of every thing electrical, a past Jupiter of the Jovian Order, which in Itself, with Its 10.000 members. Is an effective generator of the true spirit of co-operation; a prime mover In the Nat ional Electric Light nsso olatlon and the Illuminating Engineering society. Fra El bertus says; "In America we have evolved' a new kind of a man. We call him "Tho American Type," and tho I1Y HOWARD P. VIOT. J. ROBERT CROUSE. beat specimen brick I can think of Is J. Robert Crouse." Prom one of Mr, Crouso's nddresses before the Society for Electrical Development, extracts of what will be par particularly Interesting to those Interested in co-operation, are given: "Commercial co-operation, which we aro dealing with dally, consciously or unmonsciously, In tho de velopment and management ot individual buslnots, Is a thoroughly accepted prlclple ami a recognised factor In in creasing productive and dis tributing efficiency. I t amaounta to the recognition, by Increasing numbers of men, ot the fact that they can gain more Individually by Joining others in the prose cution ot an enterprise than Is possible n an equal degree by their segregated, conflict ing Individual effort." J. Robert Crouse is manager of sAles for the National Qual ity Lamp division of the Gen era) Eleotrtc company and evwy man In this largo or sanitation strives his utmost to carry out the policy of co. operation as taught by their "chUf." Advertisering on this page helps you to success. ELECTRIC REPAIRING AND INSTALLATION WORK noatly, quickly and sat isfactorily dono with tho most modern equipment and best workmanship. Oall by telophone. WOLFE ELEOTRIO 00 Tyler 1414 WEST SIDE ELEOTRIO CO.. -Doug7227B M. J. OURRAN & 00 ..Doug.lIlS WEST SIDE ELECTRICAL CO Doug. 227ff THOMAS DTJRKIN D.liolO LeBRON ELEOTRIO CO Doug. 2176 E. O. BENNETT & 00 .Doug. 3816 OMAHA ELEOTRIO WORKS Doug. 1181 H. J. LANKTREE Tyler 1011 POTH ELEOTRIO CO Doug. 5837 Famous Diamond Oleaner Sold Here by Colling & Oo, The famous Diamond auction awMper Is on sale at Colling & Co., HIS ram am street This la one at the very well known eloctrloal cleaners of the country tho kind that la In use In the Blackston and La Salle hotels of Chicago, Mr. Col ling Id enthusl&stlo about this cleaner and Is giving demonstration each day of Its superior points. It is the cleaner that has the pistol grip, which Is a switch In tho handle that makes It unnecessary for one to bend over to turn oft and on the power. The Diamond) weights only tight pounds, Is a self-olling machine, and la on whloh has a guaranty that goes with Its sale. AIRSHIPS TOJAY DEATHS Government May Show How Aero plane Will Keep Peace. PREVENTS GREAT TOLL OP WAR Hlaotrlral Display In Nctt Rrnnd Central Pnlacp to lie vent Won dero at Ship to thn Gen eral Pnbllo. Frantz Premier is Oleaner of Many Great Advantages "My wife has got away from the old drudgery of cleaning the home." ex plained an Omaha business man last week. "Bhe is using a vacuum cleaner now, and she can take care ot all tho rooms In our home In a couple of hours, cleaning the rugs, tho draperies arid the walls. You would not know this homo since I bought her a Fran t a Premier cleaner. It's a wonder." The John Ilutste Hardware company sells this JTrants Premier oleaner and la daily demonstrating how well It takwj care of the home how It cleans thor oughly and without raising any dust tho rugs, draperies, portieres, etc It Is bo well made and to neatly canoalved that It Is one ot the greatest labor-saving eleotrio devices that has been made. It Is one of tho lowest-priced of these ma chinos, too, I Contiuned Use of this Page nourishes busi ness in the Electrical line. Tryitl What can the airship actually do In tlmo of warT Is It ever going to bu enough of a factor In determining peao to par the. awful toll of Ufa It Is taking? These nre questions asked by many who read day after day of tho trash; fatalities In the army corns assigned to experi mental navigation ot tho air. The ques tions aro answered outhorftatlvely, It would seem by one ot the United States government displays at tho electrical how In the new CSrand Central palace. As a part of It exhibit tho War de partment has a wiarklng model which shows how tho aeroplane may be com bined with older methods of defense in caee ot hostilities. A careful reallstlo harbor shows Itself lined with mines and batteries, while ah enemy'a ship Is at tempting to slip through them. Tho ship Is being cannonaded by th,o guns on shore, and an, aeroplane la seen adroitly climbing to a point directly above the Ttssel, Ab the latter rune full tilt on Iho first mine, tho. aeroplane drops, n bomb to the deck. The display at tho electrical show ia so skillfully arranged that It needs no vivid Imagination to conoelve ot tho Irresistible power ot such a combination ot submarine, l&ndf and air defense In time of war. The -cost of this one ex hibit was $33,400. Of 10,000 towns In .Franco having more than 1,000 inhabitants, about COCO are without publlo lighting. Of the re mainder, l,tii are lighted by gas, 2,763 by eleotloity and 1T1 byiacetyleno. ELECTRIC WIRING That Can Bo Depended Upon. Electric Household Appliances. LANKTREE ELEOTRIO CO, Tyler 1011. 80S South ISthkBt. Central Office That's what an adequate number of tele, phone lines guarantees you always. Haying enough lines also means that no cus tomer is kept waiting while yourv single tele phone is in use. Have You Enough Telephone Lines? NEBRASKA TELEPHONE COMPANY 407-W mOKELS' HOUSE OF SPECIAL LINES. Vacuum Cleaners THE NE Motorcycles, Sewing Machines, Electric Sewing Machine Specials Can Best Be Bought of Motors, Victrolas and a Score of other BRASKA CYCLE COMPANY Corner 15th and Harney Sts., Oman?. 334 Broadway Coun cil Bluffs, Iowa.