Boarding-school boys are often very ingenious. They will work for hours to save themselves ten minutes of routine. Among them an invention has been perfected whereby, when an alarm clock rings, pulleys and weights are set in motion which in turn close a window, turn on a radiator, light an electric light and open drawers. Last week in Wanamaker's store, Manhattan, an inventor stood before a group of newspaper men. Beside him was a washing machine with a bright tube affixed to its side. He raised his hand. The washing machine began to...

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