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TeR COfiiCAL -BLUNDERS
on Sqrwhck in ;BeAcH
A French schooner went
ashore at a fashionable resort.
When day dawned the waves
were breaking over her decks and
the crew were clinging to the
shrouds. Crowds gathered on the
shore, where the rocket apparatus
was being used. "Mercy, man,
why don't yoti all do something
to try to save those poor men? I
wonder what theyre?" cried an
excit'ed woman to a bronzed ;oas$
guardsman. "We are'doing all we
can, mum," was the reply. "They
are French. We haye, just sent
them a line to come ashore."
"But what is the 'use of that?"
said the wonrnn.. "How do you
know they can read English?"
Twin wireless telegraph sta
tions to bring London and New
York into direct communication
are under, cpnstruction,
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