'Clarion Talking Machine' made by Hawthorne Manufacturing Company, Toronto, from the Domenic DiBernardo Collection. Photographed--with permission--by Cheryl Wright (rights reserved):
Likely some patent-dodging device (also note two controls in the pictures above, one is start-stop, the other is what?):
Toronto Daily Star, August 29, 1907, p. 9. R.S. Williams and Sons Co. Ltd. exhibits the Clarion Talking Machine at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto.
A short Clarion upright machine sold at a CAPS auction in Toronto.
Toronto Daily Star. Two ads by the Cecilian Company Limited, Toronto, including a Clarion horn machine for $8.00, likely a table-top model, June 22, 1917, p. 9 and September 1, 1917, p. 7.
Toronto Daily Star, April 7, 1927, p. 31. R.S. Williams ad for an orthophonic-style Clarion phonograph.
Toronto Daily Star, October 6, 1927, p. 31.
Toronto Daily Star, December 15, 1927, p. 8.
Toronto Daily Star, April 20, 1928, p. 41.