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At top is model of JMacload, multiplane, now being built on
Staten Island; lower picture shows the size of the wheels forming
the ''body" of the multiplane.
The Huge air machine is being designed for, oversea traffic. It
is .hoped it will carry 8 passengers each trip across the Atlantic
It has 18 wings, 3 sets of 3 each. The wihgs are both concave and
convex. Each is a parachute in itself.
The upper wings are 32 feet from tip to tip, 6 feet -wide. A'
hollow spar running through the body, will contain-nine tanks of
gasoline. Two motors, each 125 horse. power, and four propellors,
each with three blades, will be used. The inventor expects to make
the first flight in August.
"Have you any references.?"
asked the lady of the house.
"Yes, ma'am, a lot of 'em."
t "Why didn't you bring them
"They're just like "my photo
graphs, ma'am. None of 'em
does me justice,"
He: "So you think married
life ought to be one grand, sweet
"What air would you
for this matrimonial
T think a millionaire