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Trorse pDwefSmalley fypeTcngine,
whjch is e.orily ninety fmder
motor 'boat 'engine jh .eVcistenco.;
ij.js designed by "WqI- The
"Dixie TV" is equipped vjth tavh
eight-cylinder engines, of 250'
horse .pqwer each.
New Year Wolff-took the same
craft with -which he jnaile the
World's "mark,-February 20. "over
the same course, at a rate of 41.2
miles per hour, which satisfied
him that he had a boat that could
" beat the record of the "Dixie IV
and he was. tuning up the engines
from that time, until- fjfe minute
he crossed the" line with the
world's record'icking on the end
of the "O'regdn Wolf'.s" propeller.
Wolff has won many races,
cups galore and plenty of glory in
the motqr boat-game. He is now
building" a 26-foot "V". bottom
monoplane model with -planes to
suit, and claims he will be able to
travel 5 miles per hour faster than
the "Oregon Wolf." The engines
of the "Wolf" will bo used in the
new boat. '
R. WILLING TQ WORK
BUT IS EXCUSED
Mineola, H. Y., March 12.
Theodore Roosevelt, who has
beena memberof the petit jury
here for a week has been-aching
for a chance to justify'the staf e of
New York n paying him the S3
per day which the jurymen,'", get
whether' they, work 01 not: He
almost Succeeded today'. ''
- His mtme was drawn out oTthe
box as jurorNof in the action of
Michael Carmody, a 15ycap-old
$Ctw Yqr Central "for "the-loss
of two legs in a railroad accident
the "case' has been tric,d once be
fore, -and a" verdict of 4i,OQ0 was
awarded-the boy, bur the appel
late court set the verdict aside as
When the colonel's name was
called he pulled off his fur coat,
doffed his hat and settled hack in -
his chair, prepared to consider the "
eyidence. After the. jurj was.
complete John "J. Graham, attor-
ney for the plaintiff, arose.
"We will excuse Col. Roose
velt," he snapped.
s' RooseVelt looked reproachful-
ly at the young map. "Stand
aside,'" said the judge; "you are
Sadly T, R. took up his hat and
coat and went to the rear of the
room. He did not appear to un
derstanefwhat had happened at
first but light dawned on hinu; "
"I seem to have teen excused,"
he said, The colonel wasn't
handing ut any information.
Every one else already knew he
had Seen given -the hook. "It
seems) hard' he added, "that I -shoulcfhave
to come here every '1
dayif they do not want to utilize
Later Graham, inxplanation
of' lus action said: jSSjg., "
"He is a busy man aricl I think
he would be conferring a greater j
boon upon humanity by serving
it in other ways .than, -by sitting
in this case -for three or four' '
- Graham was very solemn when
never-cracked'a smiled When it