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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 21, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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THE WIRELESS OPERATOR ON A MAN-O'-WAR
IS A MAN OF DARING DEEDS!
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The United States navy department now maintains a school for wire
less operators and graduates from this school are detailed for service aboard
the ships of the fleet. Each warship carries several of these radio oper
ators, who work, ordinarily, in eight-hour shifts. They must be qualified
for all manner of repair work in emergencies and must also be ready at a
moment's notice to go ashore and carry a portable wireless outfit that can
Since the outbreak of the Mexican trouble naval wireless operators on some
of the battleships have handled many thousands of words of press matter
nightly.
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SLEUTHS BREAK UP BANDITS
"SILK EXPRESS" ROBBERY
New York, Oct 21. In second at
tempted holdup around New York in
three days, robbers were foiled in
their attempt to rob "silk express"
which carried small fortune in raw
silk. Appearance of railroad detec
tives armed with rifles drove off the
bandits who kept up running fight
with officers until they gained cover
of the underbrush where they disap
peared. o 0-:
The sound of the military rifle bul
let, traveling at 1,500 feet a second,
is like that of a long . blacksnake
whip, violently cracked. However,
the bullet beats the sound, and if a
man struck by one hears a cracking
it is from some other missile..
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