AW EAnLY MACHINE
"IT'S A WORLD-BEATER!"
Remarkable Invention by a. Portu
;ueie Which Failed to Fly
An exchange points out that flying
machines are not so ?ieio, quoting from
the Evening Post of December 20-22,
1709, which gives an interesting descrip
tion of a flying ship then lately invented
by a Portuguese priest. Unfortunately,
for the glory of Portugal, it did not fly,
as was expected, 200 miles in twenty
four hours, or at all. In order that the
deeply scientific among our readers may
understand the cause of its failure we
quote a few extracts from its specifi
cations. The ship was fitted in the first
place, with "sails wherewith the air is to
be divided." It had also two pairs of bel
lows "which must be blown when there
is no wind." At opposite ends of the
hull were "the Globes of Heaven and
Earth containing in them the Attractive
Virtues." These served as covers to
"two Loadstones placed in them upon
Pedestals, to draw the ship after them."
We have not yet exhausted the list of
motive powers carried by this remark
able invention. Over the whole was "a
cover made of Iron Wire in form of a
Net, on which are Fastened a good num
ber of Large Amber Beads which by a
Secret Operation will help to keep the
Ship Aloft. And by the Sun's heat
(certain Mats) that line the Ship will be
drawn toward the Amber Beads."
It is strange that a flying ship fitted
with so many alternative appliances
should have failed to fly at all. Possibly
the Amber Beads tried to fly one way,
the Globes another, the wind and the
bellows worked in yet other directions,
and thus stable equilibrium resulted.
JBaby Party at Berkshire
A Baby party at The Berkshire, Wed
nesday, was enjoyed not only by cos
mopolitan youngsters from many lands,
but the entire household as well. At
tracting more than usual attention were
Mr. II. P. Osgood as "Buster Brown"
and Miss Ruth Dace as "Mary Jane".
Mr. E. II. Van Sickler was a clever
Scotch lad and Miss Vera Marsh a dainty
Japanese. Miss Mollie Abbe in blue
pinafore, Miss Anna Adams as a little
girl, Miss Alice King as a lass of eight,
Miss Emma Abbe as a school girl, Miss
Eleanor Abbe as a boy, Mr. Thaxton
Eaton as a Spanish lad and Mr. R. II.
Pepper as a colored boy, were all ex
cellent. The program in the evening in
cluded "high jumping" for luscious
doughnuts and the dancing of the Vir
ginia reel, at the close of which punch
was was served by "Mammy Betsy"
(Miss Edith White of Richmond.)
At The Lexington
Miss Marie Levangie of South Brain
tree, Mrs. S. J. Graham of East Milton,
Mrs. C. M. Leonard of Kenwood, Mrs.
M. Simon of McKeesport, and Mrs. Wil
liam Macmahon of Brooklyn are here
for the season.
Mr. and Mrs. II. E. Lake of Keene will remain
Mr. J, II. Noyes and daughter of Kenwood are
here for a two weeks' visit.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Whittier of Lewiston
spent the week here.
Mr. and Mrs. Zulzer of Brooklyn will re
main several weeks
Spring Golf Tourney Entrance Without
Parallel in Golfing History
Two Hundred and Forty-one is the
Count, With American Amateur
The IVearent Competitor
"WHAT is the largest
golf tournament entry
of which you have any
knowledge?'' Walter J.
Travis was asked by the
Associated Press corres
p o n d e n t Wednesday
evening. uThis one ;
It's a world-beater !"
was the decisive reply, referring to the
seventh annual Spring golf tournament
for which two hundred and forty-one
entries were recorded. In reply to a
similar query by wire to Secretary Wat
son of the United States Golf Associa
tion was this answer: "Last year's
National Amateur largest I know of, two
hundred and seventeen entries."
Naturally Pinehurst in general is
some pleased !
Ten divisions of sixteen each qualified
for six regular and four special divisions,
match play rounds for which continue
through Saturday, and at the head of the
list was C. L. Becker of Woodland, with
a card of eighty-three ; George II. Crock
er of Brookline, a stroke away in eighty
four, and Irving S. Robeson of Oak Hill
and S. D. Wyatc of Fon du Lac, tied for
third, at eigtity-five. Other players in
the first division are J. D. Foot of Apa
wamis, Col. J. Ernest Smith of Wilming
ton, Scott Scammell of Trenton, E. D.
Speck and II. C. Fownes of Oakmont,
Allan Lard of Chevy Chase, W.H. Thay
er of Crow Point, G. E. Morse of Rut
land, L. D. Pierce of Brae Burn, G. F.
Brown of Huntingdon Valley, H. C.
Perkins of Detroit, and R. S. Durstine of
Ardsley. Walter J. Travis withdrew his
entry, owing to the fact that it will be
necessary for him to return to New
York on Friday.
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