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140 years ago (Note: There is no Nevada Appeal for October 2-31, 1873, on file.) 130 years ago A New Electric Light. John Mackay, who is now taking great interest in electricity, says that while in New York he saw a light produced solely by chemical electricity. The discovery was made by a man from Indiana, an old man with his trousers hitched up by one suspender. After combining the contents of three jars, the light equaled the brilliancy of any of the big arc lights and after hours of use, only used a trifling loss of chemicals. 100 years …

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