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IT'S REALLY AN AIRSHIP THAT GLIDES ON WATER
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This "hydrocycle" is the very latest thing in water craft. In a
way it is a combination of airship, bicycle and boat. It is driven by
a propeller on the rear of its frame, like an aeroplane; it is operated
and guided by handlebars and pedals like a bicycle, and it glides
through the water on two long, slender buoys shaped like boats.
On the seats are the Moretti brothers, who invented the water
skimming aerocycle in their workshop at Milan, Italy. It can be
made with a single seat and used by one person.
The din of their wedding bells
still rung in their ears, for it was
only the second day of their mar
ried bliss. Supremely happy, they
were well satisfied with one an
other, and no cloud had obscured
the vista of their little earthly
"Hubby," she remarked tremu
lously, "you love me dearly, don't
"More than life itself." he de
"And no personal defect in me
would ever cause your love to les
sen, would it, dearest?"
He agreed that such was the
"Oh, sweet one," she cried de
murely, "I have just one confes
sion to make! I I my teeth
my teeth are false!"
"Thank goodness !" he respond
ed fervently. "Now I can cool my
And, with that remark, he
doffed his wig.