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BARTHELME SHOP Draperies and Shades- [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
BARTHELME SHOP Draperies and Shades- Popular Shade Firm Located at 412 Clinton Street in Louis Joliet Hotel BIdg ., Joliet , 111 . —Offering the Season s Latest in Beautiful Window Shades and Draperies—All Shades CustomMade—Expert Workmanship and Fine Materials Guaranteed . Call Joliet 4335 for an Estimate and Samples . At this day and age when color is i and fancy rods- ^ -single and double reds predominant in practically everything including furniture , automobiles , clothing , in fact anything you can think of , the progressive window-shade men , to be out in front with the other lines of business , are offering : fashions newest : fancy—the Colored Window Shade . ,. Installing Window . Shades in a * home is no small problem arid requires a thorough , knowledge of material and an eye to artistry , that is absent from many other businesses . ; The Barthelme Shop has solved this problem as many of our residents who have Aised their service know . AH shades are custom made and , In ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
¦ : ] ttir ^ j $ * f ^^ yX Sheet Metal , Heating and Plumbing : With Offices and Shop in Joliet at 525 S . Chicago Street , Features Sheet Metal Work , Gutter and Spouting . Quality Plumbing and Heating . Wm . W . Ryan ! has Completed Many Contracts ! in This Section to the Entire Satisfaction of His Patrons . He Does Plumbing and Heating Work of All Kinds and is Equipped to Render Prompt , Satisfactory Service at Most Reasonable Prices , Easy Payments , if Dejsired . Estimates Furnished . All Work Guaranteed—Phone Joliet 3850 for Real Service . This establishment is deserving of more than passing notice in this review of our onward progress as they are recognized in this section as one of the most expert sheet metal and heating establishments in this city . Mr . Ryan conducts an establishment that is prepared to execute all classes of work , including tin work , and all other fine and intricate features of modern sheet metal establishment such as skylights , ventilators , steel cei...
America in Lead as User ' ^ ; C- ^ ot Labor-Saving Devices If [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
America in Lead as User ^ ; C- ^ ot Labor-Saving Devices If v m ^^ iir i - Hand-Tasks Still Popular in Europe ; Continent Has Yet to See Its First Suction Cleaner for Heating Plants and Chimneys . Americans traveling In Europe , and residents of this country whose early lives were spent abroad , think of the Old World as more than the site of superb museums and art galleries , historical and religious shrines and magnificent pleasure places . They also dwell upon Its quaint and picturesque ways , of doing things , and the prevalence in everyday affairs of survivals of medieval manners . . Ancient cottages and manors—such as . Haddon Hall where Dorothy Manners lived her high romance , and the delightful farmhouses of Franco , from the crevices of whose thatched roofs , moss and wild flowers grow—present a delightful contrast with the mechan-ical-looking , slick brand-new dwelling house In this country . , Wood and stone still are carved by hand , and the smith still beats out gracefu...
AMERICA'S RADIO r LEAD IN DANGER [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
AMERICAS RADIO r LEAD IN DANGER Gen . J . G . Harbord Sees a Threat to Our Nations Place in H British Merger . The recent : successful effort of the British to bring about consolidation of their cable and radio interests is a serious challenge to the radio supremacy of the United States , and of more importance to our country than oil or merchant marine at this moment , according to General J . G . Harbord , who was chief of staff of the A . E . F . and now is President of the Radio Corporation of America . Great Britain being the great ca-ble-controlling power of our planet , General Harbord explained , the combination there of cables and radio imperils American leadership more directly than that of any other country . The answer to this . challenge cannot be made by private interests under our existing laws . It Is for our people to decide whether they think It is worth making , and it so , to make It possible . It Is a case where no action , or action much delayed is surrender ; ...
DE FEANCO-PEYLA ELECTRIC CO [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
DE FEANCO-PEYLA ELECTRIC CO Electrical Contractor Located at 264 S . Raynor Avenue , Joliet . Electrical Contractors , House and Power Wiring . Electrical Work of All Kinds . Prompt Service , Quality Work , Reasonable ; Prices . They are also Distributors for the Famous Summerheat Automatic Electric Oil Burner . The Oil Burner that Maintains Constant Heat in Your Home Without Coal Ashes , Dirt or Labor . For Full Particulars Phone Joliet 7136 or 7759 . Better Yet Call and Ask for Demonstration . A simple turn of a switch , a touch of a button , and instantly the room is flooded with light so bright and cheerful as to rival rays of the sun itself . Electricity : Is itruly the outstanding convenience of the present day . Though we may not know what electricity is , we have already come to regard it as an indispensable factor , in our present mode ana manner of living . Few of us stop to realize the multitude , of small wires that go to make up the electrical system . of a present day ...
jrfew Sets Use Screen Grid Tubes [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
jrfew Sets Use Screen Grid Tubes Two . new : Radiolas employing the new AC screen grid tubes and a new power amplifier in , ^ speciallydesigned circuit to bring out their full capabilities , have been announced by . E . A . Nicholas , vice president of the RadioVictor Corporation &lt; &lt; Jf America . .. : , One of these sets , Radiola 44 ,. Is a table model , and the other , Radiola 46 , is a . console with a built-in electrodynamic loudspeaker . Both receivers are encased in cabinets of two toned walnut veneer . Radiola 44 , the announcement of Mr . Nicholas explains , utilizes three UY-224 screen grid tubes , two of which serve as radio frequency amplifiers , and the third as a power ; detector . The new UX-245 power amplifier tube is . used in the single stage of audio amplification . The receiver has three tuned radio frequency circuits , but be : cause of the characteristics ot the screen grid tubes , has as muct selectivity , as a set having four tuned circui...
RADIO TELEGRAPH NOW GOES INLAND [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
RADIO TELEGRAPH NOW GOES INLAND Fourteen Cities in Nucleus of Network , With , Plans for - Twenty-nine as Wave ; Lengths Are Granted . Plans for the immediate establishment of a radio-telegraph system serving all the interior of the United States through fourteen strategic cities just have been announced by General James G . Harbord , president of the Radio Corporation of America . The service will be managed and operated by the Corporation s subsidiary , R . C . A . Communications , Inc . The stations will be at New York , Chicago , San Francisco , Los Angeles , Seattle , Denver , New Orleans , Kansas City , Detroit , Cincinnati , Cleveland , St . Louis , Boston and Washington , General Harbords announcement reveals . The establishment of the new-ser-vice , which will give the inland cities direct communication with , the world wide . wireless networks radiating from New York and San Francisco to foreign countries , was made possible by the recent grant of ten exclu The above map s...
fF « n Million Needed to Aid in Farm Research [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
fF « n Million Needed to Aid in Farm Research Washington . — -Increased approprlaf tjons for farm research activities by Jffie United States Department of Agrl- ~ tare were recommended by a group national farm organizations at an ^ formal meeting with Secretary Hyde , arid Assistant Secretary Dunlap . Dr . A . F . Woods , director of scientific . tfbrk of the department , « eclared that MI additional appropriation of $ 10 ,- wO . OOO a year was needed . Facts About Rails Steel rails on a north and south track last longer than those laid easl and west The magnetism generated by the train friction is undisturbed In the former case ; in the latter it Is resisted . Lilies of the valley require no spe clal attention ,, and are adapted for planting around shrubbery , porches or shady places , where they come up ev-. ery season and bring an abundance of beautiful flowers .
Give Chicks More Room [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
Give Chicks More Room Disastrous results In the way of heavy losses of chicks are likely to follow when one overestimates brooder house capacity . It is a safe rale to allow a square foot of floor space to every three chicks . In fact , giving the chicks more room than this would be advantageous , especially In early season when chicks mast be closely confined to the house .
JOLIET FUNERAL HOME "Service bfMerit " [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
JOLIET FUNERAL HOME Service bfMerit Mortuary Locate * in JoHet at 1018 Cass Street , are Morticians of Unusual : Abdity T and Equipped to Conduct a Fine Funeral Service—Have Up-to-Date Auto Equipment and Stand High in the Business and Professional Life of the Community , and ; are Known for Efficient and Courteous Service . They Have One of the ^ Finest and Most Modern Funeral Homes in This Section , Where that Homelike Atmosphere Always Prevails . Telephone Joliet 250 . It is eminently fitting in this review that we devote conspicuous space to a well . merited tribute to the efficient and conscientious work that has won for this well known professional firm a- prominent place among the most modern funeral directors in this city . There is no vocation requiring foe its successful prosecution a greater natu-. ral aptitude than that of the modern funeral director , arid this particularly applies to this well-known representative of this valued profession , Through untiring . efforts a...
G 0 STELL 0 BROS . [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
G 0 STELL 0 BROS . Wholesale Candy and Confection Distributors A Leading Wholesale Candy Distributor , with Offices and HeadrC vlS * ^ CW cago Street , JoUet-They S ^ pTy a c £ a ES ?\ ° «_ b ^ r 40 * . R f- le of This SeciiSn . Ferfure ^ ^^ Tif 6 &lt; ? uaI , Sf Merchandise at Reasonable Prices ne _ -SSft — * c M ? l , ° f „ Wide *»¦« - _• in Thia AS new . They Enjo ^ an Enviable Reputation for Operating Their . Business on the Highest Possible Standards . Their Joliet Tekphone 143 . Every City , State and Nation has its heroes , ; men who have- accomplished big things along certain lines—men who have added more than their share to the up-bilding , and development of the country in which they lived . Great shrines and . memorials have been erected to their honor where residents and travelers alike pause to do homage to their genius . There s one here , one man to whom a memorial should be erected in every city and every state—a man who has perhaps done ) more for the pleasu...
KANKAKEE FAIR IS LEADER OF BIG EXPOSITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
KANKAKEE FAIR IS LEADER OF BIG EXPOSITIONS Presenting much of interest to every type of visitor lias been the secret of tlie Kankakee Inter-State Fair s development into international leadership among such institutions . Naturally , the display of farm products , live stock , and implements has remained an important factor in tills great exposition of today , showing the vast improvements ¦ in results and methods Which . have . been achieved during the past half century . Along with this advancement in agricultural activities have been developed wonderful exhibits showing the educational , artistic , and civic progress of the Middle Western people . Here is a complete panorama of the pres-ent-day civilization . The Kankakee Inter-State exposition reveals to city people the variety and essential \ vorth of farm activities , creating a more intelligent appreciation of mutual interests . The unvarying relationship between city and country prosperity is made plain . No other agency has ...
NEW HIGHWAY OPEN IN TIME FOR FAIR [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
NEW HIGHWAY OPEN IN TIME FOR FAIR Forty-Foot Concrete Road Chicago to . Kankakee Will Aid Visitors . Chicagos first great 40-foot paved highway to the south , leading from the city of Chicago to Kankakee , will be open to the traveling public in time for the Kankakee Interstate Fair , August 12 to 17 ; 1929 . Jt is now completed from . Kankakee in a northerly direction along the Illinois Central to Harvey , which is less than two miles from the city limits of Chicago . This road can be reached by tlie motorists of Chicago either at Harvey , on Route i , at the south end of Western . avenue , or at the south end of Crawford avenue , or at the south end of Cicero avenue . • This road , . Route 49 , &gt; is an almost direct airline from the city of . Chicago to the Kankakee , fair grounds on the north edge of the ;« i . ty . of Kanknlee . The road will do iriuch-to relieve congested traflic and . makes it possible for Fair visitors / to reach the fair grounds in much less time ...
INDIANA DAY [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
INDIANA DAY Indiana Day , long an annual feature of the Kankakee InterState F . air , has been set for Wednesday , August 14 . Special arrangements are being made to accommodate , and ¦ -, entertain thousands of Indianapatrons of the fair on that , day . The network of concrete highways stretching from ; Kankakee to the state line , connecting with a fine system of paved and gravel highways leading to all : parts of Indiana , will undoubtedly induce more Hooslers , than ever before to make tlie quick and enjoyable motor trip to tlie Interstate exposition . . Every department of the fair will find the names of Indiana exhibitors on the entry lists and some of the finest stock in the Hoosier commonwealth . lias been booked for exhibition at Kankakee . The fair Is widely advertised throughout Indiana , whose newspapers are among the biggest boosters of the Inter-State exposition . ... Indiana Day has become an Institution at the Kankakee Fair . It . is one , of the events which , help ...
RADIO ENTHUSIASTS WELCOME NEW TUBES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
RADIO ENTHUSIASTS WELCOME NEW TUBES Radio amateurs have shown a quick response to the new rugged rectifier Radiotron with a low and constant voltage drop which just lias been put on the market by the Radio Corporation o £ America . The new tube , Radiotron UX-SG 6 , is of the hot-cathode , mercury vapor type ,, and the makers assert it is establishing a new standard of performance for the amateur transmitter operating with a rectified plate supply . A four electrode , screen grid tube , with new features . It is ample in current capacity and , in half or full wave circuit connections , is especially suited for supplying the transmitter with stable , rectified plate voltage—key up or key down . . It operates at relatively low temperature , and no starting mechanism is required . Two other interesting new tubes which just have been introduced bythe Radio Corporation are Radiotron UX-245 and Radiotron UY-224 . Radiotron UX-245 is a power amplifier tube for supplying large undistorted o...
FELLOWSHIPS FOR RADIO LAW WORK [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
FELLOWSHIPS FOR RADIO LAW WORK A striking illustration of the rapid growth in the radio field is seen in the recent announcement by the Radio Corporation of America of three fellowships of $ 1 , 500 each at Columbia University Law School to provide for &gt; an additional year of study of the intricacies of . Federal laws , especially those pertaining to , radio problems . - The board of trustees at the university has approved . , and the fellows -will be chosen soph : to . start work next Fall . The awards are offered for one year only as an experiment /
25 NATIONS OPPOSE U . S . TARIFF RATES [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
25 NATIONS OPPOSE U . S . TARIFF RATES Total of 38 Documents in Hands of Committee . Washington . —President Hoover , at a recent conference with senate Republican leaders , -advised that the yardstick of . adequate protection be applied to tlie tariff bill framed in the house . Senator . Watson , Indiana , and Senator Reed , Pennsylvania , afterward said the President favors a sane and sensible tariff bill , but they would not attempt to say what that would mean as . far , as the pending tariff measure was . concerned . . Washington . —The . protests of many foreign governments , or made by such governments representatives in behalf of . foreign . commercial interests , were , summarized - by Senator Reed Smoot ,. chairman of ., the senate finance committee , dealing .: -. with the new United States tariff- schedule . Twenty-live , countries , including possessions , are represented in the pro ; tests , although the number of documents , totals thirtyreight . , All maimer , of subj...
Increased Demand for Horses and Mules Sure [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
Increased Demand for Horses and Mules Sure Washington . —The-equine , population of the country lost another decision to mechanical progress ; during 1028 , but the Bureau of Animal Industry expects the horse and the mule , to follow the comeback trail for the next few years . A decline of about 500 , 000 horses last year and about 85 , 000 mules has left a . shortage , and colt production is estimated to be _ only about half as great as Is needed to maintain the present equine popu- , lation level . Increased demand for well-bred stock , meanwhile , has particularly affected saddle horses and polo mounts , which are figured to be selling at the highest prices in history .
Air-Rail to Connect Frisco and New York [Newspaper Article] — Farmers' Weekly Review — 31 July 1929
Air-Rail to Connect Frisco and New York San Francisco . —Col . Charles A . Lindbergh , speaking for the Transcontinental Air Transport company and the Maddux Air Line :, Inc ., announced that a daily air-rail passenger service between the San Francisco bay area and New York would be Inaugurated September 1 . Tlie ney service will -onnect at Clovis , N . M „ with the route already in operation between Los Angeles and New Sork and will bring New York and San Francisco within two days of each other .