It is not easy for us to realize to-day how young and primitive was the United States of 1876.
As to the exact value of the telephone to the United States in dollars and cents, no one can tell.
A new instinct of speed has been developed, much more fully in the United States than elsewhere.
That the telephone is now doing most of all, in this binding together of all manner of men, is perhaps not too much to claim, when we remember that there are now in the United States seventy thousand holders of Bell telephone stock and ten million users of telephone service.
It is rather to make the telephone as universal as the water faucet, to bring within speaking distance every economic unit, to connect to the social organism every person who may at any time be needed.
We have established in every large region of population a system of voice-nerves that puts every man at every other man's ear, and which so magically eliminates the factor of distance that the United States becomes three thousand miles of neighbors, side by side.
His chief contribution to science was his studies of the electron and his monumental work on the "Identification of Matter and Energy," wherein he established, beyond cavil and for all time, that the ultimate unit
of matter and the ultimate unit
of force were identical.
The President of the United
States was born so long ago that many of the friends of his youth have risen to high political and military preferment without the assistance of personal merit.
Calling' up large numbers of reserve units
for Iraq has forced the Army to make sure those troops am ready for duty.
Brand new motor cars recorded a mere 299 units
in July up from 222 units
in June but down from 904 units
12 months ago.
In particular, Vietnam's motor vehicle output declined 13.9 percent to 72,064 units
as of end-May from 83,709 units
a year ago, while Indonesia's production decreased 7.
The CAPMAS revealed that economic housing had the lion's share in FY 2017/18 with 169,800 units
, representing 52% of total units
, followed by middle-income housing with 118,500 units
(36.3%), then above middle-income housing with 31,000 units
(9.5%), and luxury housing with 7,000 units
Sales of 1,000-1,800cc vehicles continued to show positive growth led by Toyota Corolla sales which went up to 42,989 units
from 38,244 units
Of this number, the Philippines contributed only 79,763 units
, a sharp 44 percent drop from 141,251 units
According to data released by Pakistan Automotive Manufacturing Association (PAMA), the sale of Honda cars witnessed an increase of 11.02 percent to 21,784 units
in first six months of current fiscal year from 19,621 units
in same period of last year.