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HERE'S THE MAINE, AFLOAT AGAIN AFTER 14 YEARS
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This photograph, just received from Havana, Cuba, was taken
just after the remnant of the "battleship Maine was floated to the
surface of Havana harbor, by pumping water into the temporary
coffer-dam built about the wreck. It will be taken ut to sea soon,
and sent finally to the bottom.
Seaweed ismsed for all sorts of
things' by the Japs. Glue-, isin
glass, iodine, food stuffs and
sweetmeats are a few of them.
More than 600 varieties are util
ized, bringing in an annual in
come of over a million dollars.
An illuminated, transparent
flatiron has, been invented which
;serves to illuminate the work "be
Along the Panama canal the
:sun will be the lamplighter. The
heat of its rays will close copper
cylinders, shutting off the gas
'during the day; in the coolness of
evening, the-cylinders will expand
and open and a tiny pilot flame
will ignite the acetylene gas.