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Home was never like this! No,
you’re not tipsy — the house is Photographs by Allan Gould Wisc onsin Dells When you’re on ‘The Spot” on this ledge in Wisconsin, you begin to wonder whether your head is on straight. Walk into the house and you find yourself inexplicably tilting 20 degrees to the east. If you drop something it hits the floor a yard from where you’d expect. If you roll a ball “down” an inclined board, it will roll back up. Actually the 30,000 people who visited ‘The Spot” at 50 cents apiece last summer — it was opened to the public in 1919 - haven’t been thrown off balance by mirrors, magnets or even atomic energy. The secret is simply that the house is built perpendicular to the surface of a small hill, rather than to the horizon. - ED STLUKA WHICH WAY IS UP? Honeymoon couple, Mr. and Mrs. William Kleim, seem to have the answer LIST TO PORT doesn't confuse this visitor LORIAN LOOMIS hopes Grandpa won’t fall over JUMPING ROPE is a tricky operation on "The Spot"