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INVENTOR CLAIMS-DEVICE WILL
MAKE AEROPLANES SAFE
I the Polytechnic night school. He has
been working on his invention for
more than.wo years.
IN REEL LIFE
' Archibald "C. Matteson.
Los Angeles, Ca). If you could sit
in an aeroplane and soar to dizzy
heights and know that you were as
safe as if you were seated in a com
fortable rocking chair on your front
porch, you would like to fly, wouldn't
Well, you may be able to do this in
a short time to make journeys by
air more easily and safely than by rail
or auto if an invention which has
just been patented by Archibald G.
Matteson of this city proves to be all
that he claims for it.
Matteson's patent is a device, to
use the terms of the Patent Record,
whereby the longitudinal and lateral
balance of an aeroplane may be
maintained simply through the
weight of the aviator."
Matteson is an expert on fire en
gine apparatus at the municipal ma
chine shops, though he is now on a
leave of absence. He is also instruc
By Fred Schaefer.
The path of crime leads always to
the 'denunciation in the third reel.
There is a good deal of dirty work .
in the way of intercepting letters al
ways going on. No one would realize
that this is so common if one didn't
see it in the pictures. But it must be
so, although nothing has ever hap
pened to your mail and my mail. .
A stranger in a mining camp al
ways has to earn the respect of the
community by walloping some one.
Especially is this true if the if the
newcomer is a clergyman.
A woman who gambles invariably
drifts into a situation where she has
to borrow money from the designing
villain, but she intends to pay it back.
The favorite name for heroines
seems to be Edith.
A waste basket means that an in
criminating piece of paper will be
found in it. In "Reel Life" there is a
perfect deluge of incriminating pa
pers into the waste basket. They are
really very abundant.
o o ff
"But, my boy, if your side got 3
runs and the other side got 9. runs,
how can you say your side came out
"Because our side kept the balL'
tor -in the mechanical department of I
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