Science: Gifts of Gas

Last week's convention of the American Gas Association at Atlantic City, brought forth new gifts which gasmen have learned to wring from their favorite commodity, or which are under way. Gas-Cold. The Consolidated Gas Co. of New York declared that January would behold quantity production of a "foolproof," silent refrigerator without any moving parts,* in which a liquid is kept circulating by a gas flame. At one point in its circuit, the liquid absorbs heat, producing cold. Housewives could see themselves "lighting the ice-box."

Gas-Hot. "No home," declared President Harry C. Abell of...

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