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i St, Anent Louisiana J ] I I I I I lit I(::lr c Bll~4~J~l$1tJt- & Wh@elwrisht Youx Patronage Solicited OONZALES. " " LA. BLACh'SmT~ & 'iVH~LWm~HT Antomobile ~paired~ Horse Shoeing a specialty GONZALES, LA. ~-- i I I Firstand Last Chance Confectionery end Groceries NEAR L R. & N. DEPOT PROP, GONZALE6, LA. New River Drujll A falttt, ef thn standard Patent MARCONI REALLY FATHER OF RADIO Story of the Gifted Italian's Work In Development of Ak CommuniQation. While experiments aten| ~ lie e4 radio really started as far hill as 1827 and hultdreds of scientists ware interested in solving the pr0bl~m m- reload for many yearn, it was n0t un- til 1~ when Senttore Gugll~mo Msrc'ont took out his ~rst pat~t that the mastery of air communication got Its first great impetus. Hie life Eds. tory |a to all practical Intents aye his- tory of radio eommuhiention, , 8enatore Ouglielmo Marconi, O. C. V. O., L. L. D., INSe. M. I. E. I~., waI born in Bologna. Italy. April ~. 1874. His mother was Irish. while his father was of a family who~e mechanical ability was marked. After an eMn- #cation at-Leghorn and Bologna, the young" man interested himself In the problem of wireless teleg~phy, start- Ing his research In 1895. He went to England and in 1896 took out the first patent ever granted for a practical system of wlrei~ telegraphy, by the use of electric waves. I-]is early ex- perlment$ In England were made at Westbourne Park. Shortl7 afterward Marconi sa~ W. H. Preece and t seevices at the dlsp0s'~l of King Vtc~I top and Was given the rank of lieu-1 tenant In the Italian army. He :isa~. i employed on important mflltary sions to England by the Italian gov-] el~mmnt aud after this service was t[;~nsferred as temporary commander in the Italian navy. Marconi visited the United States in 1917 as member of the offlcial mission sent by Italy. In ~)19-Marconi was appo~ted pleni- potentiary delegate to the peace conference at Paris, and In this capac~ fLy signed the peace treaties with Austria and Bulgaria. He was after- ward awaNed ths Italian military al~d, T'nls very Important figure In the wieeleea world, who has received about nil the honors possible for the sclentifle world to bestow uoon him. further experlmeut~ wore made In May, ,1897, In th~ Bristol channel, wireless communl~tlon being estab. fished between Lavernock and Brean Down. a distance of Trine miles. On the Invitation of the Italian government Marconi aftez~vard went to Spezla where a land station was erected, which was kept in constant communication with two Italian bat- tl~hip~ working from a distance of 12 miles. F~ this stlco~s the Jtal- tan government conferred upon Mar- coni the honor of knigh~ood. After a return to England farther e~rl- ments were cond,cted and on ff~l! ~0, $$~7. the ftt~ radio company wM foamed aml two permsnqmt statlens ~toted. lit 1895 wtreto~ r~ort~ of yacht raves tn Klig~ were ml~lle a~d provad tl~ u~efl~eu and ads4~- ability to which the syst,m lqm4a !~. Gugltelmo Marconi. including tim Nobel prLze, has not given up active work, but ,Is eveu now elba'aged In radio telephone experl- mgnts. Radio enthusiasts have increased tenfold within the last few months, it appeaxs from a survey conducted by. the Associated Press and covering the central west, Kentu0ky and T~xas. At ~lrtnali all pot~s atom which re- port= have beea peeelved, there are ~eutmnds of radio tats, pt~rtlculsrly for pnrpos~m o~ telephony, where at mast there were h~ndred~ before. While the s~t~ are ul~d chiefly far pleasure and 'experleace, they are be- lsff put to l~aCtlC~ ~ua in many @aim. ~:msr~us ~_rmars L,~ reeel~- PENCIL No. 174 For Sale at Your Dcmle Made in Five Grad ASK FOR THE YELLOW PF-NCIL WITH THE BAND F.AGI MIKADO PENCIL COMPANY NEW YORK IA New One Teaching Type- writing By . I The Tyl, er Commercial Col. lege of Tyler, Texas, in line with the progressive poticy that has made it the largest business col- lege in America. recently con- darted some expermcntal tests xith music in their typewriting ,:lasses, and found the results so g ratifyit~g after Lhorol~gh au(l exhaustive trials that they have adopted it as their regular met- hod of teaching. It prodaccs typists who write easily along at a steady, regular constant speed, sttiking all let- ersTexactly alike, and not slow- ing down for difficult words be- cause he has learned to main- tain a constant speed. It is ob- vious that" the typist who has a regular, even touch will be the fastest and the most accurate, And the best known way to de- velop this regular, even touch is to start the student in with mu- sic, having him write in time to the music, which can be fast or slow in accordance wdth the abil ity of the c2ass. Continued prac Vice with the phonograph fixes the habit of regular, rythmic writing, @hich means Speed and Accuracy. "Cbe "L'yler*Commercial Col- lege has adopted this system of to,aching typewriting because they have found it to be the best This institution has always em- ployed only the most modern and up-to date methods in all de- partments o[ the student's work. They give the most Thorough, Complete and Practical courses of Bookkeeping, Shorthand and Typewriting, Telegraphy, Cot- ton Classing, Business Adminis- tration and Finance, and Wire and Telephony in IIalf the Half the Cost of simi- lar courses in other schools, and also 6fief valuable courses of Training by correspondence. Positions secured for graduates. Fiil in caution and mail for larffe free catalogue. Namc ........... , .............. Address ..................... 666 quickly relieves Colds, Constipation, Biliousness and Headache . A Fine Tonic. @ IVY, PICARD GENERA INSURANO GONZALES ~l~l~li~ . _ = - - _ _~I ii _ .1,~z~~ for ,lOc Union Made in New Orleans "Dig In, Fellows! ]~ut th)h,t t~tke 'era all ] I:lu.~! ha~. one myself,', y' k~uv;, because they're All- Good" A Nild, Turki~ -~nd Dom,stic Blend. People's Tobacco Co., Ltd. New Orleans, La. o m ..... RAILROAD AVE. BOARD BY TIIW DAY. 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