November 12, 1911, Page C4, 275 wordsALMOST PERPETUAL MOTION.; Extraordinary Things Claimed for Young Engli... - Article Preview - The New York Times
LONDON, Oct. 20. -- Perpetual motion is a recognized impossibility, but a quality that nearly approaches it is claimed for the invention of a twenty-two-year-old Englishman. He has obtained a patent for a motor which, he asserts, will run as long as its iron and steel last. The young man's name is Stanley J. Hitchcock and he lives in a London suburb.