Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin on July 23, 1922 · 9
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Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin · 9

Madison, Wisconsin
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Sunday, July 23, 1922
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"a Sunday, July 23, 1922. The Wisconsin State Journal Stjnday, July 23, 1922. eWisconsiifliate Journal RADIO DEPARTMENT M r 4" 1. ETHER POLICE LAWS URGED TO CONGRESS .HOQVER RECOMMENDS STRING- ENT REGULATIONS ON RADIO . ' V: BROADCASTS BY LICENSED STATIONS AND AMATEURS By HERBERT HOOOVER Secretary of Commerce ' To establish authority by which to ,; provide order, Instead ot anarchy. In , the ether, is, the purpose ot the Radio till now before congress. The bill ex-: presses the recommendations ot the ' ' technical, amateur and legal committees ot the Radio conference called at the request of the president on Febru-r ary 27. It looks to procuring for ttie 'largest number of benefits to be derived from systematized use of the ether; establishes conclusively the legal right ,i of the Bureau ot Navigation to grant, ..land to revoke, operator and station - licenses; provides for the collection jot fees with which to maintain more , adequately the work of inspection, promises a fairer and more orderly j. allocation of available wave bands, , x and to make federal regulation con-j tlnuously effective, establishes an ad-.Visory committee, composed of repre-J sjentatlves "pf the departments and the public, to assist the department of .'commerce ,to provide, concurrently. without the delay attendant on new J legislation, for unexpected changes In wthe science and, notably, for develbp- ""inenta in the use of tUe radio tele- hone. " ) Existing authority, which Is (clearly Inadequate, 13 based , on the act approved. August 13, 1912, and on the In- rj.teriationaI convention ot the same year, before the advent of the radio- 2 phone, which for practical purposes ; f was the product of the war and ,the years, Immediately following the war. Since 1912 the radio-phone, In the ' point ot view of the public, has come 3 to hive larger importance even than T the radio telegraph, yet the only ref er-jience to the phone In the original legislation is In secton 6: m-m "The expression 'radio communica- ,tJon" as'used In this act means any sys-iem of electrical communication by telephony without' the aid of any wire connecting the points from and at which the radiograms, signals or other communications are sent or received." VthMa Vo an An A mftV. nMtthU " t -pidity so that it is now estimated there JT'4re fully a million and one-half of jadio-phone receiving sets in the Unit-TSd States, the use of wireless teleg-'raphy has also greatly been extended. 'The resulting confusion. has operated , to discourage progress, temporarily, in a field which has already attracted a I! lerger range of technical, : as well as . J; amateur, abilities, than any scientific n.levelopment, heretofore. X?r The relation of the, many stations , -j owned by the various departments of fttho government to date and commer-i cial stations has also presented a per-: plexlng problem, The military and 'naval branches of the government in . 'particular have contended vigorously and with Justification that their star J! tions ought not to be subjected to clvil-r ian control. lis Accordingly the bill for the "first j-Jtlme diffferentiates between govern -mental and military, or naval, uses of Tadio. It provides that the president ahali allocate wave lenggths which government stations shall" use for strictly governmental purposes,, while p other governmental, broadcasting shall be subject to the same central regula- tion and control as is malntaned for Jirivate transmitting stations, . , The bill also -amends ,the provision ,ln the basic law to the effect that the wave lengths, 600 to 1,600 meters, shall ;,be reserved, in accordance with, the International convention, for military .use. The conference was of 'the opin- Ion that all wave lengths in this large " range not essential to military use, should be made available to the pub-m'.lio. Accordingly, .the present Radio till proposes that this reservation be removed. In other words, when the tTieoverhment's essential requirements will have been determined by the pres- ident, a much larger range for broad-j casting will be available to the depart -M-Jment of commerce for allocation to the 'est possible advantage.; Amateurs can then be encouraged .2 In a larger way. . Newspapers, more han 40 of which are now broadcasting,, can be afforded a separate band. Commercial broadcasting can be stab-...ilized In a larger plan. Interference ;fwill be diminished. And the general : result of the proposed legislation must, "therefore, recommend itself to the ln-a dustry and the public, generally. - . Scientific American , TTARM RADIO CLUBS B SPONSORED BY U. S. To reach by radio, the 32 million people who reside throughout the year li-pn farmB, is the aim of the depart -' 'j; ment Of agriculture, according to J. Fan-el. writer for the Radio News. ".'"For more than a year the depart- nent of 'agriculture has been broad-li casting agricultural news from sta- t i'tions of the post office department; "Vo.wners of receiving sets, among the tjlarmets and banks, receive the 1n-:l formation and pass it qn to their neighbors. Up to the present time, there has been no fixed organization f farmers' to disseminate the news, , .nd those receiving Its benefits are small compared with the total number ' of agricultural men in the nation. The formation of a national farm I 'H radio club, sponsored by the depart- - ment 3 of navigation, and agriculture, ! f will result , In the great majority of .farms Installing radio receiving sets. - i Cooperation la organizing clubs, and impressing their importancetupon the rural inhabitants, is being given by jolleges and universities. Agricultural Colleges are particularly Interested because of tha large population they ' will reach in their broadcasting areas, and enabling thenv to .enlarga their - services and . at the same time, gain Z In prestige among the people pf their 'J state-, J GERMANS FIND AIR NEWS SERVICE CHEAP The German government! post office department has decided, that radio telegraph is the cheapest method of distributing news, according to t Scientific" American. The postoffice administration has entered into an. agreement with a news agency for the distribution of news, markets, and stock quotations. Subscribers to the service pay 4,000 marks per annum, wheh covers .installation, maintenance ''and news service. . . DAILY MENUS SENT . BY STATION W W J DETROIT NEWS HAS FIRST RADIO ORCHESTRA) DINNER SCHED-o ULES, CHURCH SERVICES, AND SPEEPHES Station W W J, the broadcasting station of the Detroit News, and the first broadcasting station in the United States to be operated by a newspaper, has "a daily program that extends from early morn to late at night. The first broadcast in the morning is called, "Hints to Housewives," And tells 'the women who listen in, what to order from- the grocer lor dinner that night, and also how to prepare the meal for serving. This part of the service is prepared by a dietetic expert, and furnishes to housewives more Information than could be ob tained from a cook book, or at night Following the dinner schedule, a short musical program is played for the morning listeners, and the weather reports for the different states within the range- given. At noon, the time signals from the Naval pbservatory at Arlington are relayed. Lunch Program .Popular The lunch hour Is taken up with a 45 minute musical program, and is heard by thousands of persons who are employees ' ot industrial plants owning radio sets, while they are eating their lunches. ' The first part of the afternoon is not filled, and broadcasting again starts at'3.:30 when the latest weather report, and market quotations are given out. From 5 to 6 p., m. finals on all league ball games are sent. First Kact'o Orchestra The Detroit News also has the distinction of having the first exclusively radio orchestra in the world. This is'called the Detroit New Orchestra. This organization- is featured in all concerts given out from Station W W J. . . .Special programs are broadcasted every evening and Sunday by station W W J. The evening features include, The Detroit" News orchestra, the Town Crier, Lady Lullaby, and civic and university extension work sup-nlied bv the University- ot Michigan. Michigan Agricultural college, and the University of Detroit. In the winter months the "Detroit Symphony orchestra plays, twice a week at the broadcasting station. ; ' Sunday Church Services Two church services are held each Sunday, one in the morning and one in the, . afternoon. The services consist of hymns, sermons by prominent ministers, and special, talks on subjects of the day. . At various times throughout ' the year when well '.known? speakers are available, specal . broadcasts are made of their speeches. These broadcasts have been heard a' thousand miles and by many .thousands of people; ' ' " Have Large Transmitter The transmitting set of the News Is one ot the most complete in the country. It has a set of double carbon button microphones of special design, which transforms the sound into electrical energy.' A speech current amplifier is also used to increase the power ot the michophone. The transmitting device consists . of a radio transmitter with a 60 watt tube, a vacuum tube speech input amplifier and four 250 watt vacuum tubes, two used as. oscillators, and two as modulators. A five and one half horsepower provides power for" the -tubes. The antenna is four stranded and 250 feet -long. ' The broadcasting studio of. the News is perfectly appointed.? A large instrument room cantalns all equipment necessary for sending long distances, and another room has a piano, and faclliities for concert broadcasting. . SCREENS USED AS ' . TOURING ANTENNA PALACE TRUCK HAS RECEIVING SET, HOT AND COLD WATER, AND PNEU-MATIC BEDS A large radio receiving set is part of the equipment of a palace touring stage, owned by C. E. Chiperfleld, which passed through Madison Thursday. - ' , A three stage amplification set built into the dashboard,-with a large loud speaker is one of the many features ot the house on wheels which Mr. Chiperfleld and "his wife are using in a drive across the country.. The copper screens which enclose the windows and doors, are used for an aerial. ' A chain dragging from the body of the car gives a suitable ground. The radio set is only one of the many wonders concealed by the walls of the huge touring car. Running hot' and cold water, pneumatic beds, large easy chairs, electric reading lamps, and a porch that can be let down from1 the rear of the truck, are parts ot the extraordinary equipment. The Chiperflelds spend their even ing Usteningg In ' to concerts coming in by radio. If "they do -not like Ne-warks program, they Just turn the handle and listen to K Y WW Ct A Y, or W ,H -A. LIFE ON J" Y6 A. NAM- SbT Vouf? NcTe-GooK AH' CorA'AN' copy OotfN Mfo AQEf? CROMSies RECIPE Biscuits r Ufa' ' 1 r ' . . - M . . .. . tl ' GEE. H LI L OL ? CRYSTAL SET S'p ( WORKIM" SWELL f . if fL. JTNI&HT j ' . V-CCTKO-tHOIftESTlON, OOWT, N Vv ' Ships Guided By Tube H ELPING the deaf to hear. Guiding ships into port through fog and darkness. Keeping fishermen n yawls in touc'4 with their mother ships. These are but three- of the applications Earl, C. Hanson, a young inventor, is making of the secret of radio amplification. , Before long Hanson expects it ,io cut down the loss of life in airplane accidents, increases the range of radio reception, make the voice carry, across the continent and eventually around the woridt By 1925 he. says it will be possible for people all over the globe to listen to the next president deliver his in.-augural address! . These are not the fancies(of an idls dreamer but the predictions of a prac-' tical engineer who is doing more 'to make radio useful and beneficial outside the wireless field than anyone else. . .. He does it- by using a vacuum tube! .In' the va'ctuphone, which amplifies a whisper so that it sounds like shouting, the tube is an inch and a half long. Yet it makes the deaf hear! In his hip-guiding, device, Hanson uses the tube to produce a musical hum in a telephone receiver worn by the navigating officer. This direcU his course- into ' port even through the thickest fog! He has perfected a similar, but smaller, instrument to keep fishermen in small boats from being; lost at sea. "This vacuum tube," says the in ventor, "is the most important ele6-trical development of the. 20th century." ' "Its applications are almost limit less. v . . ' , THE WEEK WGAY Sending schedule of the Wisconsin State Journal broadcasting station, W G A Y, Madison, Wisconsin. . DAILY BROADCASTING 1 1:30 a. m. Opening Ch logo Livestock market. World, national, state "and J oca I news items. Special an-. " " nouncements. . 4:00 p. m. Closing, Chicago Livestock market. ' ' Closing, Chicago grain market "Clos- ing, Chicago Produce market. Lib- ' erty bond quota - . tions. Latest world, 5 . national and state . news. Special an- nouncements. SPECIAL PROGRAMS Monday, .7:30 p. m. music. Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. 'music. Thursday, 7:30 p. m.. music Saturday, 7:30 p. m. Classical Classical . Classical Popular and "Jazz" music. 8tation WGAY does not broadcast on Sunday. WHA Broadcasting schedule, of the Uni versity of Wisconsin broadcasting station,' WHA, Madison, Wisconsin. DAILY BROADCASTS 12 m 360 meters Talk o'n agricul ture and country life By College of Agriculture. 12:20 p. m. 360 meters Musical THE RADIO WAVE - well OF ALL TH' NERVE OOWNJ STAIRS TO USTeN, TO "THAT .OL,' AQ&i Cf?OM8iE: DAME SPILL OUT A .FORMULA FjO.R makipV -Biscuits ' I oon't Suppose .MY I Biscuits are good ,nt' tm SUM XOU - i To BE ffADlO-lZED.T. UPPOSe,. BEFORE . YOU ETHER-VNAVE-HOUNDS CAM eAT',EM.' Fo(? 3 GO AHEAD - DON'T LET Ve HORN-W .ON " rA IT OONMN- 6uT REMEMOER.AY0U roftW-'.ErA' AMD It Tlibj vv-.. "tWy UJOK if'' it in. 1 VTUIG JJ -: TheI?adioPiley5 . "It can be used !n detecting changes in temperature It can "be employed in locating oil and .ore bodies.' It i' so sensitive that the most feeble magnetic' energy can be picked up' and amplified." Hanson began his electrical experimenting,, early. . As a seven-year-old boy in California he used to "break .the doorbell circuit sb that he might watch tho electrician repair it! In elementary school ne made a wireless telephone' with which he talked over short distances. At 19 he invented an Important system ot radio transmission". During the war he gave the government use of his many inventions including his audio-piloting sytem. . In this a sJiip is guided into port by the' musical ham produced by a vacuum tube, which amplifles"the magnetic energy created by a current in a cable laid, along the bed ot the channel. Coils, on each side ot tha ship, pick up this energy. The navigator' listens In. . When one side is louder' than the other, he knows he is getting off the course and steers his ship accordingly . ' "Airplanes," says Hanson, "can uso the audio-piloting sytem Just as vessels do. A telephone wire from one airdrome to another could take tho place of the cable. The flyer, by listening through his receiving, apparatus, could follow this wire. "This will greatly diminish the danger of night flying." 1 A little time and Hanson will have the system perfected by another application 'ot his vacuum tube. amplifier!. , ' . IN THE AIR program, followed by University Education Broadcast, 12:50 p. m. 485 meters weather forecast. 12:59 p. m. 485 meters Time signals, ' KYW Brondcastlns schedule of Station K Y W, operated by the Westinshonee Electric company, Chicaajo. Sendtngs made - on Chicago daylight saving time. 360 meters. , 9:45 AM. Opening Market Quota-, tions, Chicago Board of ' , Trade. , 10:00 A.M., Market Quotation. Chica go Boara or uraae, wuo-tations every half hour thereafter urrtll 1:00 P. M. Closing Market Quota- 1:20 P.M. lions, t-nicago soara ui ''Trade. 2:15 P.M. News and Market Reports. 2:30 P.M. Closing quotations, cni- ca;o Stock Exchange. 3: P.M. Americau ard National 'League baseba'l team line-ups; progress :f games every half hour thereafter until close of all gamn. News, Market and Stock 41:5 P.M. 6:80 P.M. 7:15 P.M. reports. News, Final Market, Financial and Baseball Reports. Baseball Report. Chll dren s Bed Time Story. '8:00 to 9:00 P.M. Mustcal Program. (See Daily Program.) 9:00 P.M. 9:05 P.M. News and Sports. Special Features (as an-nour.ced by radiophone). SUNDAY Radto Chapel 3:30 P.M. 8 VXD AY 8:30 p. m. Radio chapel Service conducted by the Rev. E. J. Aikin, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church of Riverside,- III., who will deliver a sermon on "Making a. Ltfe," in which he will discuss the guiding principles of righteousness, MONDAY 3:30 p. .m. Radio cha"pel service conducted by the Rev. E. J. Alkln. pas tor 01 me Metnoaist episcopal church -BY PINTO CALtlM' M& CLEAR enough - evidently NO' T&prYMC A-T- sermon on "Making a Ilfe,M. in which he will discuss the guiding principles of Riverside. 111.', who .will deliver a of righteousness. MOXDAY 8:00 p. m. "Stumbling, by Confreyj "Take It Easy," by Melrose & Fowler; "Aunt Hagar's Children, Blues," by Handy. (Special arrangement by J. B. Blanton) J. B. Blanton and his Clover Leaf Artists; "The Spanish Glide," by English, Robert English; "Bye " Lo Baby," by Shaffer; "By the Sea," by Shaffer;, "In Rose Time," by Phillips, Norma Madeline Thompson; "Romance," by Schumann; "Etude In G Flat," by Chopin. Henry Swlslosky; "Little Lad," by Phillips; "Jane Dear," by Phillips, "Blossoms." by Phillips: A. E. Bredemeier; "Vissi D'Arte," by Puccini, Norma Madeline Thompson; "Mother of My . Heart," by Madison, Pushing back the frontier. Back across the continent our geographical frontier has teen pushed by sturdy pioneers today civilization stretches from sea to sea. Another frontier the pioneers of science are beating back every day with inventions arid discoveries. Along the fringes of knowledge they search with restless energy, uncovering new resources, finding otit whole new continents of unsuspected wealth. ... - s .Among" the greatest of the triumphs of these pioneers stand the dis-. coveryand perfection of the radio telephone. At a single stroke an-, other frontier is abolished. . ' . But this triumph must be made available to you by the constructive policy of merchants of radio equipment. This we gladly accept as our responsibility. . " ' j And in fulfilment of it, we pledge, every purchaser of a radio outfit perfect satisfaction: in the use of it. With our (accurate adjustment and up-to-date equipment such satisfaction is easily guaranteed. North 'Western . ' I am Send literature Name m . Address 1 "The possibilities of Radiophone Broadcasting are limitless.' EXPANSION OF WGAY SERVICE IS PLANNED NEW PADIO STUDIO TO BE OP-ENED SOON; SPEAKERS AND MUSICIANS WILL EN- . TERTAIfJ -.1. An expansion ot the servic "of Station WGAY, tho broadcasting station of The Wisconsin State Journal and the Northwestern Radio company, is to be made in the opening of the radio studio on the fourth floor of the Bank of Wisconsin building. Two-rooms have been leased, one for a business and. administration office, and the other t be equipped as a first class transmitting room. The transmitting room is to be outfitted with tapistry hangings, wicker furniture, a baby grand piano, a vlctrola . and a control panel switch board. The sending apparatus will remain at the State street store ff the Radio company and a cable from the studio to the store will carry wires for control of each -instrument It is also planned to install a large receiving set in the studio so that concerts from other broadcasting centers and weather and market reports may be received. Officials ot the radio company expect to be able to give more and better concerts after completion of the studio. Local musicians ot prominence will be engaged to entertain through the air, and well known speakers, who come to Madison, will be'invlted to ad- The news and market periods will remain the same as at present. . . entet cmfw cmfw cmfw vbgk vb dress radio audliences. Grey; "Love Has Eyes," by Bishop; "Smilln Through," by Penn, A. E. Bredemeier. TTTESDAY " ' ' 8:00 p. m. "Blue Bird . Land" by Short; "Why Don't You." (from Af-gar), Fred Schoel; "Walts in E Minor," by Chopin, "Two Preludes in A Major and C Minor," by Chopin, Mildred fiuls; "The Poker Gime"; ''How ColOmbus Discovered America," Fred Schoel; contralto solos', selected, Emily Wilkinson Clarke; "Heart of a' Rose," "My Gal Sal," Fred Schoel; Sonnetto No. .123," by Liszt; "Toccata," by Cha-mipade, Mildred Huls; Swedish Conception of Paul .Revere's Ride,, Fred Schoel;. contralto solos, selected, Emily Wilkinson Clarke. ' '" WEDNESDAY ' 8:00 p. m. "Phissjs by Such Charming Graces." by Young; "The Lilac Tree," by Garlan, Ruth Axe Brown; "Gavotte Not B," by Popper, Henry Bi-anchi; "Because." by D'Hardelot. Leonard J. Huber; "Thora," by Adams, Edward W. Suhreiner; "B Minor Cap-pricco," Brahms; "Etude," Chopin", Marcarette Alexander; "A Pastoral," by VeracinI: "In the Time of Roses," by' Reichardt, Ruth Axe Brown; "La-mente," by Gabriel-Marie: "Minuet" by Beethoven, Henri Blanchl; "Rose of My Heart," by Lohr; "My Heart Is Thine" by dl Capua, Leonard J. Huber and Edward W. Schreiner; "Blue Dan North Western Company Incorporated 250 State Street Pioneers In Radio Merchandising Clip This Coupon V Radio- Co., Inc. " ? Madison, "Wis. interested in' a Radiophone Outfit ........... Send a representative. . WGAY Broadcasting Station 9 X L Experimental Laboratory ube Waltz," by Schults-Edler, Marga rette Alexander. FRIDAY 1:00 p. m. "Dancing Fool," by Sny-or; "Like Sistef Kate," Bud and Dick's Varsity Five; ''Mary of Argyle, ' by Nelson; "The Slave Song," by Del Riego, Alice Pinksten MoLean: "Some Sunny Day," by Berlin: "Sues," by Pancoast, Bud and Dick's Varsity Five; "Give a Man a Horse He Can Ride," by O'Hara; "Sylvia," by Speaks, Alfred Maclsaac;' "Nobody Lied,', by Weberj "Tee Pee Blues," by" Barge, Bud and Dick's Varsity Five; "The Wood Pigeon." by Lehman; "One Fine Day" from "Madame Butterfly," Puccini, Alice Pinckstoir' MacLean; "Just Because You're You," by Turk; "Gray Morn, . by Ward, Bud and Dick's Varsity Five; ; "My Lady Chloe," by Clough-Leigftterj "Roadways" by Densmore, Alfred Mao- ' Isaac; "Drifting," by MeClellandt "Don't Send Me Posies," by Rose, Bud and Dick's Varsity Five. . . SATURDAY 1:00 p. m. "Invicths," by Huhn; "Noon and .Night," by Hawley, James Fiske; "Ave Maria," (violin obL by Miss Plerson) by Baott-Gounod; "Out. Among the Heather," Lester, Margaret Lestef; "Chant- Negre," -by Kramer; "Minuett," by Beethoven, Lela Low Pierson; duet, "Barcarolle,' by Chanl nade, Margaret Lester and .France Behrens Fish; "Dance Anticjne (from "At the Ballet") by Lester: "Twilight Dreams" (from Vagrant Sketches), by Lester, William Lester; "When LoVe is Kind." Old English; "My Love Is a Muleteer." by Di Noirero, Frances Beh-! rens Fish; "Love Neet," by Hirsebt "Old Folks at Home," Old Southern I Air, "Old Black Joe," Old Southern ' Air, by Lela Lowe Pierson; O Beaux Reve" (from "Ettiene Mareel"), b Saint-Saens; "Little Boy Blue," by Nevin, Margaret Lester-. "Elegte," by Massanet; "The, Trail -to the Shadow Land." Lester. James Flak; duet. "Whispering Hope," by Hawthorne, Margaret J,ster and Frances BehreaS Fish. " . SEPARATION SECRET ' OP WEDDED BLISS DENVER Temporary separation of wives and- husbands Is the secret pt wedded , happiness That's the theory of Ralph "Waldo Trine, psychologist, who delivered lectures here on long life, "prosperity, and Joy-. . "- By temporary separatoin, the sub. conscious mind of husband and wife gets a chance for a rest. Trine points out During this vacation, the subconscious part 'of us goes into the silences and thereby gains the fullest, opportunity, tor self -expansion. ' Considering that the sub-conscious mind is on the job 24 hours every day of our lives, Trine days, the rest is fully appreciated and proves most beneficial because that part of.ua Is the greatest of all spiritual influence,. T -- "J ; a DEBT " Uncle Sam has bought up- snd ,re. tired J3,24,273.150 worth of Liberty , bonds and Victory notes Partly counteracting this are a lot of indebt-. eiiness money borrowed, in advance of tax payments, .to pay bills. ,Tne national debt, however, has been re- duced 2,706.377.408 from Its peak of-Aug. 31, 1919, and now totals $23,144,- . 616,498. v-4 1 ' Wisconsin ( . . ''7?' Thos. A, Edison. 4 1 .

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