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-nounce tomorrow whether any
more races will be held at Porter.
Winchester, Ind. Albert O.
Marsh, 72, former U. S. pension
New York. GraceHammond
of "Hanky Panky" company an
nounced her engagement to
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Automobile Driven by "Rotary Wing" Aerial Propeller Printed by
Courtesy of Popular Mechanics.
Bertran De Lesseps, a brother
of the famous airman, didn't have
.the latter's nerve to fly through
the clouds. He has his brothers
liking for flying. Only he wanted
'to do his "flying" safely on terra
firma, and so he rigged up an
aerial auto to do it in.
. Except for the general outline,
the machine resembles the auto
mobile very little. Instead of
gasoline as a motive power, it
uses the wind. A "rotary wing"
aerial propeller, the shape and'
curve of which are based upon
those of a bird's wing, drive the
machine along at a fairly good '
AERIAL AUTO BLOWS ITSELF ALONG
Frank De Mont, Chicago lawyer,
Winimac, Ind. Robbers rob
bed Medaryville postoffice last
night of small amount of cash
and $200 worth of stamps.
Wabash, Ind. Wm. H. Miller
seriously injured when his buggy
was struck by auto here. ,
speed. The propeller is placed a
little to one side of the machine's
rear so it can be turned towards
the wind. The Wings are protect
ed at the sides by shield bars.
Not only has it to be blown
along roads, up and down hill, but
it has been lashed upon a scow
which carried a load of 270 tons
and it succeeded in propelling the
scow at a speed of five miles an
hour down stream and-two miles'
an hour up stream. The scow was
as manageable as if driven by the
ordinary machine propeller, turn
ing, backing and going forward
again under perfect control. ,