Science: Device

A clever inventor came to the U.S. last week with the news that he had found a means of clipping the telephone's claws, of removing one of its most obvious defects. Reporters, with naive excitement heard a description of Inventor J.G. Larsson's device. Its purpose is to write down the telephone messages when the intended recipient does not answer the telephone. Constructed on the principle of a dictaphone, the device establishes a connection after the signal has sounded, then it sounds a signal to indicate that a device, not a...

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