Science: Golden Jubilee

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The father, brethren and children of Electric Light will shortly begin celebrating handsomely its 50th anniversary.

The father, Thomas Alva Edison, will remain at his rubber experiments in Fort Myers, Fla., for the actual anniversary does not come until Oct. 21 and there are many things which Mr. Edison, aged 82, wants to crowd into his remaining years.

The brethren, members of the National Electric Light Association, were beginning last week to assemble in Atlantic City, N. J., for their annual convention and, incidentally, an electrical 75th birthday party for the...

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