Image from page 350 of “Journal of electricity” (1917)

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Image from page 350 of “Journal of electricity” (1917)
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Identifier: journalofele451151920sanf
Title: Journal of electricity
Year: 1917 (1910s)
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Subjects: Electrical engineering Electricity Gas manufacture and works
Publisher: San Francisco : Technical Pub. Co.
Contributing Library: San Francisco Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: California State Library Califa/LSTA Grant

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Their consumers have grown from]800 in 1903 to 46,000 in 1919; from two towns in1903 to about one hundred and twenty-five towns in1919; from the two counties to ten counties, cover-ing a territory foui-fifths as large as the state ofNew York; and a fanning community comprising anirrigable area that will require irrigation by pumpsfor more than two million acres and including morethan three-quarters of all the oil fields in California. The management of the San Joaquin has oftenbeen charged by conservatives as visionary—but inlooking back we are forced to the conclusion that wewere dull not to have better understood the possi-bilities of development that have been unreeling dur-ing the last twenty odd years. We thought we hadthe vision, but now we see that the results are fourto ten times above our fondest dream, and we believenow that it would be a daring dreamer who wouldpredict in wiiting the situation as it will exist tenyears hence. I October 1, 1920] JOURNAL OF ELECTRICITY 325

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Arch dam on Santa Inez River recently completed to provide additional water storage for Santa Barbara The Construction of the Gibraltar Dam BY N. A. BOWERS (Every construction job entails enough grief such as delay in delivery of material, breakdownof equipment, bad weather, etc., without adding to these the necessity for bringing everythingneeded through a 4-mile hole not high enough to stand in and running knee deep in water.However, contractor Kraner overcame the many difficulties of such a problem and finished theGibraltar dam on schedule. He is to be complimented and the city of Santa Barbara congratu-lated on the completion of a piece of work which is a credit to all concerned.—The Editor.) On the Santa Ynez river about six miles east ofthe city of Santa Barbara that city has recentlycompleted the construction of an arched masonrydam to provide additional storage for its water sys-tem. The site is on the far side of a high mountainrange over which no roads have been built but

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Image from page 1087 of “Hardware merchandising March-June 1921” (1921)
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Title: Hardware merchandising March-June 1921
Year: 1921 (1920s)
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Subjects: Hardware industry Hardware Implements, utensils, etc Building
Publisher: Toronto :
Contributing Library: Fisher – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: Algoma University, Trent University, Lakehead University, Laurentian University, Nipissing University, Ryerson University and University of Toronto Libraries

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Counts! Eavetrough, ConductorPipe and Elbows,Ridge Roll Valleys,Corrugated Iron, anda large stock of Gal-vanized and BlackSheets, We Ship While OthersAre Thinking About It. Wheeler & Bain Toronto, Canada PINKS LUMBERING TOOLS The Standard Took m every province of the Dominion, NewZealand, Australia, etc. We manufacture ah kinds of lumber tools. Light and Durable. LONG DISTANCE PHONE No. 87. Send for Catalogue and Price List. Sold throughout the Dominion by all Wholesale and RetailHardware Merchants. THOS. PINK COMPANY, LIMITED Manufacturers of Lumber Tools pembreb Ontario

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May 28. 1921 HARDWARE AND METAL—Advertising Section 27 TRADE MARK Roofing and Building PapersThat Continually Boost Your Store Building Papers, Tarred Felt, Shead-ings and Tar Products, and WrappingPaper of all kinds that give service inuse, reflecting credit on the dealer andinspiring confidence in all the lines hesells—thats the McArthur line. Drop us a line for an interesting little bookleton Roofing Materials. It will tell you of eachone of our lines—reasons why they sell, andserve the consumer so that you hold his futuretrade. We cannot tell of all the lines here, but, forinstance, Black Diamond Tarred Felt is purewool tarred roofing felt, from selected woollenrags saturated with pure coal tar, producingthe most durable roofing felt possible to make. Ask for Literature Alex. McArthur & Co., Ltd. Established 187982 McGill Street Montreal, Canada KraftHardware Sacks

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Image from page 231 of “Strawbridge & Clothier’s quarterly” (1882)
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Title: Strawbridge & Clothier’s quarterly
Year: 1882 (1880s)
Authors: Strawbridge & Clothier
Subjects: Department stores Mail-order business Clothing and dress Fashion Home economics Clothing and dress Consumer goods Dry goods
Publisher: [Philadelphia : The Company]
Contributing Library: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation

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y looks as if it wasstem stitch most care-fully done. Anotherspread is made of creamwhite sateen, with orna-ment in tints almostapproaching lavendershades, and with aborder of plush of aharmonizing tint. Crashand linen momie clothare also used for bed-spreads, and are elabo-rately decorated. Alinen momie cloth hasfor its design a large leafand flower pattern. Thestems are done in looseKensington stitch increwels, and the leavesare not only outlined,but filled-in with parallellines, an eighth of aninch apart. The leaves are large and haveirregular spots in long stitches of lightergreens worked in them to break then-monotony. , The flowers are filled-in withlayers of filoselle by making loops of it aninch long and fastening them down with astitch of filoselle at the upper end, whichis in itself ornamental. This linen momie cloth coverlet is veryeffectively finished with a broad band ofolive plush. iM.tilda G. 230 STRAWBRIDGE <^ CLOTHIERS QUARTERLY. fV- ^ .■ v-V^^VWH- V. –

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declared that it re-llected great credit up-on the bright lady whogave it to them. She cares nothingabout the fame thaimight follow her dis-covery ; but hopes, foithe sake of her friends,that her vinegar willbecome as universallyknown and valued asit deserves to be.M. B. H WOOL ROSES. EMBROIDEREDLAMBREQUIN. The handsome lambrequin withcolored and Spanish lace embroidery, the design for which is given inthe illustration, is made upon olive greenfelt, when the Spanish lace embroidery isused; while for the colored embroidery anapplique of velvet of the same shade isused. The fine silk cords that finish off thevelvet applique, are of old-gold and olive-green, and are united by light blue cross-stitches. The embroidery on the velvet hassatin appliques, and is done with split filo-selle silk. The large figure in the middlehas a yellow applique at the point, whichis covered by gold threads crossing eachother. In the centre is- a brown applique, andat the top a pale blue applique. The twolowe

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