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nearly upset by a sudden thirty-mile
gust of wind. Only her coolness and
daring in shutting off the engine and
soaring to earth from a great height
saved her life.
"Oh, yes," said Mrs. Hornsby, "we
women have DARING enough. Lin
coln Beachey has said that women
will never fly, because they lack
nerve. But that isn't true. Women
have got the nerve. We're far nervier
than men in a good cause.
"But women won't juggle their
lives recklessly as men do, just for
the pure sport of it. The reason is
that life is much more persistent in
women than in men. They are the
mothers of life. It is their most deeply-rooted
instinct to guard their own
lives, in order that life itself, in the
souls of little babies, may be pre
served. "And so they vill never face the
fatal game of flying!"
"Fatal?" I asked. "Do you expect,
then, that some day you wjll end as
they ALL do?"
"Yes," Mrs. Hornsby acknowl
edged simply, with a shy smile! "I
expect I will.
"But not for a while," she added.
"And I'd rather end THAT way than
get run over by a truck in a city
"So far, my only accident with an
aeroplane occurred when I was out
side it, safe on the ground! I ran
into it, head first. But in the air I
always watch what I'm doing and
keep cool. The pilot who does that,
and knows his motor, need fear no
"But most women know nothing
at all. about motors, and that's an
other reason they will never become
flyers. They have no mechanical
ability, and they simply will not get
themselves greasy and dirty and
bruised in working over a motor."
Eugene Arceau of Madrid, Spain,
is 19 years old, 7 feet 6 inches in
height, weighs 2C6 pounds and still
BOY-PRINCE. HAPPY, THOUGH A
Madrid, Spain.,-Deaf and speech
less, Jaime,' the six-yearTold son of
the king and queen of Spain, finds his
greatest pleasure m.a moving picture
theater which has be.en built in the
royal palace for his amusement.
Despite his affliction, the six-year-old
princeling is a very bright and
merry little boy. He is to be taken
soon to the French Institute for the
Deaf and Dumb at Paris, but the
physicians hold out little hope of the
restoration of his 'faculties.
This is an Ungrateful World. The
Liniment gets all the credit that
should .go to (the "Rubbing. Cincin
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