Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 21, 1955 · Page 12
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EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MIX. MONDAY. NOVEMBER Takct Assignment: America Average Man Has An Invention Up His Sleeve But Can't Sell It (Mg. 0. S. fe>. OH.) - By PHYLLIS JATTELLE NEW YORK (INS) There are Iw elements in his life that the aver age man can't understand. One— his woman. Two—why nobodj recognizes him for the inventive genius he concedes that he is. So far as science goes, there i: no sound solution to the firs enigma. But a man named Albert Gelar din is an expert on puzzle No. 2 inventive genius, and he says, al most every man has an invention up his sleeve, but the chance of hi selling the world on it is much smaller than his chance of winijjng an Irish sweepstakes.. '.'The reason nobody concedes your invention is great is that ev ery body has one of his own. Am inventions are like babies no matter how attractive the other guy's is, your's is better." . Gelardin, an inventor since he was eight and a successful inventor —quite a difference—since coll ege days 25 years ago, says the trouble with most do-it-yoursel type geniuses is that they get a half-cocked idea and,.-'think:.it's great. "They don't realize that the idea is only one per cent of the job. The 99 per cent between the idea and financial. profit on an invention is the merchandising and selling." '•'•'.' In other words, don't get excited because you've dreamed up a better mousetrap; someone else has probably just invented a magic spray that converts mice into cute little'kittens — a cheaper product than yours, too. "A little far-fetched, but you get .. what; I'm .-driving at?", says Ge- .lardiri. ;"A -; lion's share of ..the home-grown inventions are ideas that have been done before, or •which would be either impractical to produce'or, impossible to, sell." Gelardin's latest invention—his— 61st—is the "audio engineer," a 'microphone attachment into electric, toy trains, : which enables* the 'trains to'"stop," "backup" or "go forward," at a verbal command. "Now take the audio engineer as an example," he says. "Before I decided it would sell to the public, I spent months in research to make certain there was no similar item ! .on the .market. Then,. I put plenty of money into developing it, so it could be :sold. at a price the public could afford: "The-average man' or' woman cant'.-afford'"either-,trie time or money, ^because almost alt ; arm- cftair inventors work at other jobs," Unless you have an independent income-arid are willing to devote long hours to studying the markets for 'your invention, don't 'nvent. Frustrated inventors, even more than poets and actors, turn bitter •and die broke. .': 7 •''.•'•'".'"' .As a partner In his own-firm, Electro-Nuclear Services, Inc.; 50- year-old Gelardin is frequently called upon to study ideas by amateur idea men. Most must be turned down. He turns down four out of five of his own ideas—even after he's applied for patents for them —because "when the first, flush of headiness wears off, I see snags in in them. They are not commercially marketable." . . "| If he rejects most of his own pal. ent-pending devices, even after a quarter-century of experience, you can imagine how he felt about a man who approached him and exclaimed—"I've got a great idea: A plane that flies, drives on highways and submerges'under water like a submarine/' Gelardin said yeah? How is it done? the man- replied that 'he -wasn't an engineer'— he just had the idea, and wasn't it sensational? in kindly tones, for he's usually a sympa thetic man, Gelardin told him to drop dead. The genius went away mad. Illinois Ahead In Corn Field .'SPRINGFIELD, 111. — (INS) — Iowa may'be-where the tall corn grows, but this year at least Illinois has the most abundant crop. According to the U. S. Department of .Agriculture,. the /Illinois corn crop this year is expected to wind up at 500,000,000 bushels. Or about 60,000,000 bushels more than Iowa's.' Iowa'still has more acreage than Illinois. Although Iowa has 10 : ,697,- ip6 acres in corn and Illinois-has 1,259,000 acres, the more bountiful crop • can : be attributed . to the weather-;.'. •••••. : ' -.••" ';. ' • . Illinois had- heavy rains in June and July while the "corn state" uffered ,a 'drought and an : unusual- y? hot-summer. • ;•.-; ' . .;"'' :."-.-. There" have been 1 two other" years ivhen Illinois produced .more corn iian-Iowa—1947- and 1951—and in loth cases the weather was respon- ible. • •;•.-'. ' . .'-•" -• fisherman Loses Teeth, [lien Steps On Spare Set SAN JUAN, P.' R. 10 — One of he competitors in the second In- ernational': Game ;Fish • Tourna- ment'lost his upper plate in the Atlantic Ocean. "I'm lucky, hough," he said. "I have, another ;et at the hotel." When he took his spare teeth tut of a case, he dropped them « the rug. -"Lucky they didn't iit : the solid floor," he said. As ic reached down to pick up :the pare set he stumbled and stepped in them. They were shattered. The planet Mars, which lies 141,00,000 miles from the sun, travels bout that body at a speed of 15.1 miles per second. Sheath» Jumper •Sheath-jiimper — carries on slim trim look of winter fashions so flattering to every figure! .Wear t with its companion blouse, with all -your, sweaters and'-blouses Sew-very-easy, you're sure to wan several :in' wool, corduroy! , Pattern 4850: Misses' Sizes' 10 2, 14, 16, 18.. Size 16 jumper re quires 2% yards" 39-inch 1 ' iabric )louse2!<2 yards.* v. • -. ., .-.' This^pattern easy to use, simpii o sew, is tested for fit. Has com jlete illustrated instructions. Send Thirty-five cents in coin 'or this pattern—add : 5 - cents fo eacK pattern for'lst-class mailing :end to ANNE ;ADAMS, L -.cafe; o The- Evening Times.' 42, •'.-P'attern Dept.; 243 West IVth.St., New York li; N. .• Y. -Print .plainly .NAME ADDRESS with ZONE, Size and STYLE NUMBER. 3ne-Maii Program At iotary Club.;Meeting MADISON, Conn.-1*1 — Dr.. Don aid LaChance, vice president, pre iided at the Rotary .Club luncheon Because the president \yas absent He introduced the program chair man—Dr. Donald: LaChance. Then :he program chairman introduce^ he speaker of the day — Dr. Don aid LaChance. '•'"•-. Graduate of Valley High School Student of Catherman'S; Business. School . . .Employed by . Slate Teachers College Frostburg, Md. • PI RCC DAY ' JAN - 4 UUHOO NIGHT, JAN. S /pproverf far Veterans' Training Not an unemployed graduate lor twenty-one years, 'CATHERMAN'S J ; Business School 'Regina Derham Phone PA 4-0966 Cumberland, Md. Su'llbe Rmid to Serve this Distinguished Whiskey Allegany County Farmers To Vote On Committees .The annual Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee election-for Allegany County is being held with ballots due to be returned by November 28. Each farmer will vote for five of the 10 nominees in his community. The farmer receiving the highest number of votes will be chairman of the community ASC committee and delegate to the county convention at which the county ASC committee will be named. Miss Elizabeth'A. Hoover, manager of- the local ASC office, dore Stegmaier and -Oscar S. Wilson.:' ... . '' '•'•-. •:•',.•'.. Community No.. 5, Potomac.Val- ley, George's Creek and Frostburg— George. M. Barton, Clifford Bennett, Wilbur Collins, Clarence M.- George, William A, Goodwin,' Vernon J. Loar. Aden T. Miller, Edward Rephanri, Harry :T. Warnick and Nat Workman. The county election board supervising the voting includes. County Agent Joseph M. Stegers, chairman: Floyd Buser, representing the Farm Bureau; Martin M; 'Gordon, : representing the Soil• Conservation Service,- and B. be postmarked not later than November 28. The county convention has been arranged for Monday, December 5. The nominees follow: * J Community No. 1, Little Orleans -Raymond W. Creek, C. C.: Hartley, Suzanne Leasure,- Charles H. Linaburg, Chester W. Mann, Donald McCusker, Harry A. Norris, Eldon H. Shipway, Conda N. Smith and William M. Trail. •':., Community' No., 2, Oldtown and North .Branch—Robert M. -Appel,; Wilbur. E.. Crabtree, Irvin Hennen, William Hetrick, Jonah.Hose/Al- emphasizes that all ballots must Beeson Snyder, representing . the Farm Home Administration. Each of the five communities also'has an election board. Members include Conda N. Smith, 01- ney.Whitfield;and Marvin L. Golden, for Com m u n i t y, 1: Wilbur Crabtree, .Robert M.- Appel and Lawrence W. Mallery Sr.; for Community: 2; Mckinley Morris, E. B. Kisamore' and Paul H. Browning; for .Community 3; R. W. Ferguson. Earl H. Lepley and William .A. Moore, for Community 4, and ;Wiliiain >E. Shumaker,' Howard,. E. .Llewellyn and Charles S. HarVey; for'Community-5. '-..'.; . jert Kinser, Harry M. Shryoek, Roy A. Shryock, Jr., M. L. Slider _, : . t . ,'•:..• . „. : and Roy M. Twigg. |Two Soldiers-Given Community No... 3, Flintstone— [Lift Loan Of Auto E. H. Browning, Paul H. Browning, Justin Heavenei, Robert Logeston, Curtis Middleton, McKinley Morris, Charles A. Stafford, Earl F: Stonestreet, Ora F. Thompson and Wade Wallizer.. Community No. 4. Union Grove arid ; Mt.-Savage—R. W.'Ferguson, Irvin Geiger, Mrs. Ethel Jenkins, Raymond R, iepley, Phillip R. Miller, Roy Minke, Frank R. Me- Farland, L. V. Shinriamon, Theo- MONTREAL---^..— Hitch-hiking from ^Montreal to Quebec City, .two soldiers .met a" motorist .who was 'one .in a million." Lance-Corporals Jean. Decarie of Haileybury, Ont., and, Gilles Grenon of Ottawa said Oredell Shaw "of •Thamesville, Ont., not only gave them a lift but loaned them his- car-for a. week. Shaw is an oil driller at Yamachiche, Que. MARY PICKFOFiD AWAkbED->GEORGE'-v Mary, Pickford,: star of -silent .moVies,'. is ^h'pwri-; .-••.'. : as ( she received 'a "George'"Award,frbrn Jesse ..... L-'Lasky, chairman of the; Festival Vof. Film "' .'Mists, 'the- event was .held/at the- George. Eastman-Home in ,Rochster, N. Y;.'-, Awards; '. "'• went to outstanding personalities of the silent ...movie era:. •; •'''.. (AP Photofox); Home Protection FHA WASHINGTON — (INS) —.Land-; scaping,-, hot water heaters and| termites'." are' the latest targets' of j the : .Fe'derar Housing Administra-j lion's-: program designed to improve the quality 'of new home construction. : ' . :' ; ' • ••" . ..FHA,Commissioner Norman.;P. Mason'has established, new study groups .to .provide 'home 'owners with,better protection against termites, longer-lasting water.heaters and improved home ; sites. Officials...say, the results .of..the studies will be available.early next year when the .agency expects-to make changes in 1 , its. minimum \ property; standards;'• ; to; pass the benefits of the -re'search on .to-home buyers/ ;:. : - :P '-'" ; -- " ' •' -. _- - Mud-Tracking Trucks B&rred By Ordinance " CHARLOttESyiLLE, Va. W- Trucks; will please wipe their Wheels -before driving into Char- iottesville. City Council took this view ' after recent .' rains when trucks from outlying construction jobs painted the pavements with red Albeiriarle County mud. Council also .told .the, city attorney to draft an ordinance to make the request enforceable. Painting a red mark at the point of pull-but safety for drawers ";of tables or cabiriets will -save possible injury and : spilled "contents:./;'. ... 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